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Signer to make announcement on Lee statue, Heyer legacy and public safety

Signer to make announcement on Lee statue, Heyer legacy and public safety As we reported , last week, a "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville against the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue in a nearby park resulted in the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer when white nationalist James Alex Fields Jr . In May, white supremacist Richard Spencer led a torch-lit rally in Emancipation Park. In June, the Ku Klux Klan held a rally at Justice Park, formerly Jackson Park... [Full Article...]

Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot

Florida authorities say 4 police officers shot One officer remains in grave condition, according to Kissimmee police. The Kissimmee shooting was among police shootings in three cities on Friday night in which a total of six officers were shot. Three suspects are in custody and a fourth is being sought in connection with that crime. "We pray for all law enforcement who are out there, protecting our community". [Full Article...]

Lawmaker who Made Trump Assassination Remark may Face Ouster

Lawmaker who Made Trump Assassination Remark may Face Ouster Republicans have also called on Chappelle-Nadal to resign. Her response: "Hell no". Under the section of the state Constitution Parson cites, two-thirds of Missouri Senate members would have to vote to remove her from office. She says the Facebook comment, which she deleted, was inappropriate and stemmed from frustration with how Trump responded to a white supremacist rally in Virginia. [Full Article...]

China, India spat helping no one, says government

China, India spat helping no one, says government India holds that the construction of the road by China would involve a significant change of status quo and have serious security implications for India. India, the Post says, "is seen by some as the last counterbalance". Kumar also said that India is trying to engage with China to find a mutually acceptable solution to the "sensitive" border dispute in the Doklam plateau . [Full Article...]

24-Year-Old Man Arrested In Killing Of Three Girls

24-Year-Old Man Arrested In Killing Of Three Girls While police are releasing very little information about the girls and their relationship to one another, they did say that the girls suffered "trauma to their bodies". More family members of the victims are being contacted. It is unclear how and if the children are related, and whose care they were left under, Donelan said. [Full Article...]

NORTH KOREA: Leader holds fire on Guam missile launch

NORTH KOREA: Leader holds fire on Guam missile launch USA officials also think it's just a matter of time before Kim's program fully matures. "We hope for a peaceful resolution but we needed to seriously have a conversation about what might happen if there was military action", Dunford said . [Full Article...]

20-Year-Old Activist Joshua Wong Jailed for 6 Months

20-Year-Old Activist Joshua Wong Jailed for 6 Months The sentence given to Wong means that he can not stand for local elections in the next five years while two other student leaders, Nathan Law and Alex Chow, would also be jailed. Law said: "No matter today's outcome, we are free in our hearts". The top policymaking body in the self-ruling country, which China sees as part of its territory, issued a statement reaffirming Taiwan's "long-standi... [Full Article...]

J&K: LeT commander Ayub Lelhari killed

J&K: LeT commander Ayub Lelhari killed Giving details of the gunfight, police said a "naka" (check-post) was set up in Banderpora (Koil) village jointly by Rashtriya Rifles, State police and CRPF after receiving information about the movement of the LeT district commander in the area. [Full Article...]

China targets Alibaba's Taobao, other e-commerce sites, in VPN crackdown

China targets Alibaba's Taobao, other e-commerce sites, in VPN crackdown Revenue rose 56 per cent to 50.2 billion yuan (S$10.3 billion) in the three months ending June, the firm said. The Chinese e-commerce giant reported net profit of 14 billion RMB ($2.1 billion) for its recent quarter that finished June 30 - that's up 96 percent year-on-year. [Full Article...]

A Level results day

A Level results day LSBU is challenging the idea that the Clearing process needs to be stressful by leading the way in helping prospective university students calmly plan and prepare so they can tackle A-level results day head on. It will show which universities - if any - have accepted you based on your grades, and may give you the opportunity to accept your place. But if you've prepared and done your research into ... [Full Article...]

Malala just got into Oxford University

Malala just got into Oxford University The 20-year-old Nobel Peace Prize victor tweeted a screenshot of the confirmation that she will study Philosophy, Politics and Economics, or PPE. In March, Malala revealed she had received an offer to study the three subjects at a United Kingdom university on condition of achieving three As in her A-levels. [Full Article...]

Let the NAFTA renegotiations begin

Let the NAFTA renegotiations begin Trade union leaders said they have a right to know the terms and conditions of the NAFTA renegotiations, claiming that they are not properly represented by the Confederation of Mexican Workers and the Labor Congress. "Canada will uphold and preserve the elements in NAFTA that Canadians deem key to our national interest - including a process to ensure anti-dumping and countervailing duties are ... [Full Article...]

Barack Obama's Charlottesville Tweet Makes History as the Most Liked Ever

Barack Obama's Charlottesville Tweet Makes History as the Most Liked Ever Obama also sent two additional tweets to complete the full Mandela quote, Xinhua news agency reported. As of Wednesday morning, Obama's August 12 tweet - actually, a series of three - had scored 3,309,745, with 1,312,555 retweets. He said there was a group on one side that was bad and a group on the other side which was also very violent. But like a democracy, the platform catapults to the top... [Full Article...]

Pope prays for victims, rescue workers of Sierra Leone mudslide

Pope prays for victims, rescue workers of Sierra Leone mudslide The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has commiserated with the first lady of Sierra Leone, Mrs Sia Koroma over the unfortunate mudslide that killed over 300 people in Sierra Leone. At the city's overwhelmed Connaught Hospital morgue, many bodies have been too mangled and decomposed to be identified. The mass burial, initially planned for Wednesday, was postponed for a day to allow famili... [Full Article...]

Guam officials 'ecstatic' as North Korea holds off attack

Guam officials 'ecstatic' as North Korea holds off attack Abe spoke to reporters Tuesday after a phone conversation with the American president. "The U.S. has no interest in regime change or accelerated reunification of Korea". The opposition Liberty Korea Party on Wednesday adopted the demand as its official party line, saying that the presence of such weapons would strengthen deterrence against the North. [Full Article...]

European Union urges Kenyan election commission to post all results online

European Union urges Kenyan election commission to post all results online Kenyan police have killed at least 11 people in a crackdown on protests as anger at the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta erupted in the western city of Kisumu and slums surrounding the capital, officials and witnesses said on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Ukraine has never produced combat missiles - State Space Agency

Ukraine has never produced combat missiles - State Space Agency In this regard, Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said that this information did not have any grounds, was provocative and, most likely, "provoked by the Russian special services to cover up their own crimes". [Full Article...]

Gray: Confederate statues to be removed

Gray: Confederate statues to be removed For many , the mayor and city's response to the recent violent clashes between white supremacist groups and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia were a source of pride, though several speakers reminded the audience that the eyes of the nation are now on Lexington. [Full Article...]

United States slams foes, allies alike in religious freedom report

United States slams foes, allies alike in religious freedom report The secretary's remarks accompanying the release of the State Department's 2016 International Religious Freedom Report were particularly noteworthy amid reports that the Donald Trump administration wants to shift away from promoting democracy overseas. [Full Article...]

Deputies arrest woman in connection with toppling of North Carolina Confederate statue

Deputies arrest woman in connection with toppling of North Carolina Confederate statue Various groups, including extremist white nationalists and white supremacists , gathered to protest the removal of a Confederate statue in Charlottesville. "I feel like this is going to send shockwaves through the country and hopefully they can bring down other racist symbols", said protester Isaiah Wallace, who is black. [Full Article...]


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