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VAR strikes again - Kaka gets sent off in freaky circumstances

VAR strikes again - Kaka gets sent off in freaky circumstances The Video Assistant Referee system has not enjoyed the smoothest of starts to life in football, and things didn't get better during an MLS game between the New York Red Bulls and Orlando City . The referee saw fit to brandish a red card to Kaka for the incident. Kaka was shown a red card for what looked like a friendly exchange with Aurelien Collin - apparently the pair are good friends. [Full Article...]

Saudi Budget Deficit more Than Halved in 2017

Saudi Budget Deficit more Than Halved in 2017 Spending dropped 1.3 percent to 210.4 billion riyals in the second quarter , leaving a deficit of 46.5 billion riyals compared to about 58.4 billion riyals a year earlier. It expanded from 26.2 billion riyals in the first quarter of this year, however. "Today's update presents clear evidence of progress towards achieving fiscal balance by 2020", finance minister Mohammed al-Jadaan said in a sta... [Full Article...]

Russian FSB Arrests ISIL Terrorists Planning Attacks in Moscow

Russian FSB Arrests ISIL Terrorists Planning Attacks in Moscow The FSB - formerly called the KGB - added that among those arrested in the special operation were an IS "emissary", a bombmaker and two potential suicide bombers. The group of terrorists detained in the Moscow region comprises 3 nationals of Central Asian states and 1 Russian national. Their names have not been disclosed so far. [Full Article...]

John Oliver shreds Trump's non-response to Charlottesville Nazis

John Oliver shreds Trump's non-response to Charlottesville Nazis At least 19 people were injured when a auto was deliberately driven into a crowd of anti-racism protesters. On Saturday, a auto plowed into demonstrators who showed up to peacefully protest the white nationalists who descended upon Charlottesville , leaving one woman dead and 19 more people injured. [Full Article...]

More than 200 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides

More than 200 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides A BBC reporter at the scene says many people may have been asleep when the mudslide occurred. The United Nations office in the country has confirmed the disaster adding that they were "Assessing damage, preparing response". The country often finds itself engulfed by severe floods over the rainy season, while unsafe housing with poor drainage systems have seen scores of people killed and led to h... [Full Article...]

More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you

More than spectacle: Eclipses create science and so can you The human retina is irreplaceable. The last time a solar eclipse was seen from coast to coast was in 1918. I believe they fully love and care for their students. A new flyer aimed at non-English speakers was released by the American Astronomical Society ( AAS ) and improves access to important safety information for the cross-country total solar eclipse on August 21 . [Full Article...]

'N Korean missiles can reach Guam in 14 minutes'

'N Korean missiles can reach Guam in 14 minutes' But restraint was not the word of the day on Friday as Trump sent out a cascade of unscripted statements, including what appeared to be another red line - the mere utterance of threats - that would trigger a USA attack against North Korea and "big, big trouble" for Kim. [Full Article...]

Confederate monuments group seeks permit for Richmond rally

Confederate monuments group seeks permit for Richmond rally ABC affiliate WRIC reported the protest took place on the Virginia Commonwealth University campus, where marchers stopped at a statue of Robert E. Lee and chanted "take down the monuments". The next public hearing is being held September 13 at 6:30 p.m.at the Virginia Historical Society, located at 428 North Boulevard. Stay with 8News online and on air for the latest updates . [Full Article...]

Yorba Linda Couple Found Dead After Hiking in Mojave Desert

Yorba Linda Couple Found Dead After Hiking in Mojave Desert Share this article: Amboy Crater. A Yorba Linda couple was found dead after getting lost during a hike in the Mojave Desert this weekend, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. A deputy from the sheriff's Morongo station and a patrol helicopter based in San Bernardino were sent to the scene. A helicopter search team went looking for the pair after spotting their vehicle p... [Full Article...]

Top US military official arrives South Korea amid North Korea tension

Top US military official arrives South Korea amid North Korea tension Guam is armed with the U.S. Army's defense system known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, which can intercept missiles. The White House says that Trump — in a phone call Friday to President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) — saluted Xi for China's United Nations vote to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea. [Full Article...]

Man, 23, charged with murder — EAST HARLING MURDER

Man, 23, charged with murder — EAST HARLING MURDER A man accused of murdering an 83-year-old grandfather as he walked his dogs has appeared in court. Alexander Palmer appeared at Norwich Magistrate's Court by video-link from a police station. 'We are also searching and forensically examining a number of locations which are linked to the ongoing investigation and you may see officers in other parts of the county'. [Full Article...]

President Trump: North Korea 'will regret it fast'

President Trump: North Korea 'will regret it fast' After an intense exchange of threats and frightening implications between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the United States and North Korea's allies are staking out their positions in case of a conflict. Still, Dee Cruz, a senior watch officer with Guam Homeland Security, concedes that "folks here are concerned because there's a lot of talk about it" - alluding to exten... [Full Article...]

Chinese media warns US President Donald Trump risks trade war

Chinese media warns US President Donald Trump risks trade war In an editorial, the official China Daily said it was critical the Trump administration doesn't make a rash decision it will regret. China, a permanent member of the Council with the power of veto, voted in favour of Resolution 2371, which imposes sanctions against North Korea . [Full Article...]

Dlamini under fire for Manana comments

Dlamini under fire for Manana comments Social media has erupted in anger over ANC Women's League President Bathabile Dlamini's comments that some ANC leaders are worse than Mduduzi Manana . What the ANCWL appears to be objecting to is their depiction as being outrageous and hypocritical‚ which is clearly of Dlamini's making‚ not the newspaper's. [Full Article...]

Rural crime costs local farmers over £1million each year

Rural crime costs local farmers over £1million each year According to the insurer, the most frequently stolen items were all-terrain vehicles, quadbikes and garden tools. Mr Irwin, a former chairman of Stormont's agriculture committee, said rural crime, as shown by the latest figures, "continues to be a deeply concerning issue for the farming community and rural dwellers generally". [Full Article...]

China Banning Coal, Iron, Seafood Imports From North Korea

China Banning Coal, Iron, Seafood Imports From North Korea The six-party talks comprising South Korea, Japan, China, the US, Russia, and North Korea ended in 2009 when North Korea walked out and officially notified the International Atomic Energy Agency that it would resume its nuclear program. Textiles were North Korea's second largest export in 2016 after coal and other minerals. "North Korean workers can produce 30 per cent more clothes each day than... [Full Article...]

1 dead, another injured in stabbing over parking spot

1 dead, another injured in stabbing over parking spot Miami Beach police and firefighters responded to the incident Sunday shortly before 3 p.m. Police say that another man tried to separate those involved and sustained a superficial wound. No arrests have been made. In a sad twist to this story, YWN previously reported in 2009 that the father and brother of today's stabbing victim were both killed in a awful accident at a waste transfer statio... [Full Article...]

Search resumes Monday morning for female missing in Merrimack River

Search resumes Monday morning for female missing in Merrimack River The details of how the female ended up in the water and if she was the only person involved is unknown at this time. Fire Chief Gary Ryan said a call about the crash came in at about 10 p.m. The girl's family and friends are still in shock. "They want closure. They're not going to give up on her". It's still not clear what caused the crash. [Full Article...]

Cruz calls for Justice Department investigation into Charlottesville violence

Cruz calls for Justice Department investigation into Charlottesville violence Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the violence, "strikes at the heart of American law and justice". "When such actions are prompted by racial intolerance and hatred, they betrayed our core values and can not be tolerated", said Mr. Fields has been charged with one count of second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding and one count of hit-and-run. While President Donald Trump wa... [Full Article...]

Actor who plays Bronn is paying the price of hurting Drogon!

Actor who plays Bronn is paying the price of hurting Drogon! Talking a possible Tyrion and Bronn reunion, Jerome told HBO's Making Game of Thrones blog: 'If Bronn's got a fondness for anybody in the world, I'd say Tyrion is probably close up there. Although they may have been fighting for opposing forces on this occasion, Tyrion and Bronn once forged a friendship that quickly garnered an enthusiastic response from Game of Thrones fans. [Full Article...]


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