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New Pro-Maduro Assembly In Venezuela Takes Over Powers Of Congress

New Pro-Maduro Assembly In Venezuela Takes Over Powers Of Congress Ortega was sacked earlier this month by the Venezuelan government after criticizing the election to a controversial constituent assembly. She had blistering condemnation for Mr Maduro's government, which has installed an all-powerful Constituent Assembly that on Friday seized the powers of the opposition-majority legislature. [Full Article...]

Hopes fade for survivors in Sierra Leone

Hopes fade for survivors in Sierra Leone Elhadj As Sy, secretary-general of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, tells reporters in Geneva that they are still in the "critical emergency phase" of the response. "The global community must follow our lead and step up to the plate", said Britain's worldwide Development Secretary Priti Patel. Burials and recovery efforts are continuing in the capital Freeto... [Full Article...]

Grandad makes impassioned plea for his grandson, 7, missing in Barcelona attack

Grandad makes impassioned plea for his grandson, 7, missing in Barcelona attack The appeal concluded: "Please share, especially if you have family or friends in Barcelona ". "We're urgently looking into reports of a child believed missing, who is a British dual national", she said. "The father and two children saw their mother and wife die", she said. "She has suspected spinal injuries and possible internal injuries", he said. [Full Article...]

Demands PM's apology in Independence Day speech

Demands PM's apology in Independence Day speech He added that the nation stands with them in their struggle. "The world had to recognise the strength of India and its clout in the surgical strikes", Modi said. On benami properties, Modi said that his Government had taken the initiative of implementing the benami prohibition law and till date over Rs 800 crore of benami properties have been taken over by the State. [Full Article...]

Taney statue removed the grounds of the State House in Annapolis

Taney statue removed the grounds of the State House in Annapolis Taney's 1857 ruling, known as the Dred Scott decision , reaffirmed slavery and said black people could not be United States citizens. Officials previously tried to "add more context" to the monument by installing plaques explaining Taney's controversial decision, as well as additional monuments, such as a statue of Thurgood Marshall , the country's first black Supreme Court justice, which wa... [Full Article...]

Twitter mocks 'detained' Grace Mugabe amid diplomatic moves

Twitter mocks 'detained' Grace Mugabe amid diplomatic moves Her whereabouts were not known on Thursday although police minister Fikile Mbalula said she remained in the country. Police have reportedly put border posts on "red alert" to prevent Mugabe fleeing and indicated she will receive no special treatment in the case. [Full Article...]

Trump attacks Lindsey Graham over Charlottesville violence comments

Trump attacks Lindsey Graham over Charlottesville violence comments U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham says President Donald Trump's recent comments are dividing Americans, and says the president took a step backward with his remarks Tuesday. The weekend violence at the Virginia college town has inflamed racial tensions nationwide and renewed concerns over hate groups after Trump blamed both anti-racism activists and white nationalists. [Full Article...]

Wolf Criticizes Trump's 'Blame On Both Sides' Remark

Wolf Criticizes Trump's 'Blame On Both Sides' Remark He also says there were many types of " bad people " to blame for the violence in Virginia . Johnson said "I see no grounds" for impeachment. Steve Stivers, chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee, tweeted Tuesday after Trump's comments. "Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both... [Full Article...]

Lashkar district commander of south Kashmir killed in encounter

Lashkar district commander of south Kashmir killed in encounter Giving details about the gunfight, security forces said the operation was carried out jointly by the Rashtriya Rifles, state police and CRPF in Bandepora after receiving information about the movement of the LeT district commander in the area. [Full Article...]

Michael Moore: Trump Supporters Like Rape Enablers

Michael Moore: Trump Supporters Like Rape Enablers Before this latest news conference , it had become clear that the man who rammed his auto into a crowd of counter-protesters, killing a woman and injuring dozens of people, had idolized Adolph Hitler long before he joined the white nationalist rally. [Full Article...]

10-year-old girl in India gives birth after being raped

10-year-old girl in India gives birth after being raped She has to restart her life, study and eventually get married and a baby in the lap would make matters hard for the small girl, she said earlier. Indian law does not permit medical terminations after 20 weeks unless there is a threat to the mother's life. [Full Article...]

Ex-Presidents Bush: America must reject hatred

Ex-Presidents Bush: America must reject hatred Ohio Gov. John Kasich called on Trump to no longer equate racist and hate groups with others, claiming it limits the ability to condemn them. "We all have a responsibility to stand against hate and violence, wherever it raises its evil head". [Full Article...]

Pentagon's Top General Signs A New Deal With China

Pentagon's Top General Signs A New Deal With China Joseph Dunford, left, talks with South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo during their meeting in Seoul , South Korea, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. That rhetoric included a threat from North Korea to strike near the US territory of Guam using four of its missiles, and President Trump shooting back that the USA military is quote "lock and loaded" for North Korea, in case it acts unwisely. [Full Article...]

Taliban shooting victim Malala wins place at Oxford

Taliban shooting victim Malala wins place at Oxford Malala Yousafzai is going to Oxford University after receiving her A Level results today. It came as no surprise when a few months ago, the 19-year-old announced at a conference in Birmingham she was holding an offer to study at a top United Kingdom university. [Full Article...]

Israel Sending Aid to Sierra Leone Following Deadly Flooding and Landslide

Israel Sending Aid to Sierra Leone Following Deadly Flooding and Landslide The West Africa Health Organisation, WAHO, the Health Institution of the regional bloc ECOWAS, is donating a sum of 300,000 dollars to the government of Sierra Leone in the wake of a mudslide and flooding disaster that killed hundreds of people. [Full Article...]

'Every city in Bengaluru...': Another gaffe as Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Indira canteens

'Every city in Bengaluru...': Another gaffe as Rahul Gandhi inaugurates Indira canteens The canteens are aimed at the poor and will serve breakfast at Rs 5 and lunch/ dinner at Rs 10 on all days except Tuesdays. While inaugurating the canteen, the Congress vice president gave a short speech congratulating Siddaramaiah government but made several mistakes. [Full Article...]

Rising tensions with North Korea bring back nuclear fears

Rising tensions with North Korea bring back nuclear fears The top Pentagon official said the USA could assess "within moments" whether a missile was sacked from North Korea and that "we will take it out" in that situation. Next week's start of U.S. "North Korean actions threaten the economic and military security of China", a us military spokesman said in a statement. [Full Article...]

CBO: Withholding ACA Subsidies Would Send Premiums Soaring

CBO: Withholding ACA Subsidies Would Send Premiums Soaring House Republicans sued the Obama administration, arguing that under the Constitution, only Congress has the power of the purse, and that Congress was injured as an institution when the Obama administration made the payments without a clear appropriation. [Full Article...]

Dies After Helicopter Crash in Albemarle County

Dies After Helicopter Crash in Albemarle County Jay Cullen, 48, of Midlothian, Va., and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates of Quinton, Va. Knowing Bates got to see it happen, is giving his family peace during this hard loss. 2 Virginia State troopers have died in this helicopter crash. "Jay was the greatest son a person could ever have, a great father to his two sons, a loving husband to his wife, Karen, and he was doing something that he love... [Full Article...]

Canada province to end grizzly bear trophy hunt

Canada province to end grizzly bear trophy hunt A 2013 study published in the Public Library of Science found that trophy hunting may be causing declines in bear populations, and that hunters were exceeding government quotas in half of the populations studied. This fall, Donaldson said that the government will consult with First Nations and stakeholder groups to determine the next steps as B.C. moves toward ending the trophy hunt. [Full Article...]


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