Friday August 17-th, 2018

Police report reveals response to shooting of local activist Muhiyidin d'Baha Police report reveals response to shooting of local activist Muhiyidin d'Baha

Kim Duncan, d'Baha's sister, says that her brother had left Charleston in December "just to get away for a while", according to The Charleston Chronicle , an African-American newspaper in Charleston. "But we are going to find our way". Ms Weaver s...

North Korea's Kim sends sister to Olympics North Korea's Kim sends sister to Olympics

It is thought that Kim Yo-jong will meet South Korean President Moon Jae-In and deliver a personal letter from her brother. The Associated Press writes: "As his personal guest to the opening games, Pence invited Fred Warmbier , the father of Otto ...

Alabama AG On Why The State Is Suing OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma Alabama AG On Why The State Is Suing OxyContin Maker Purdue Pharma

Marshall's complaint on behalf of the citizens of Alabama contends that Purdue violated the state's Deceptive Trade Practices Act in the marketing and sale of opioid drugs and, in so doing, jeopardized public health and welfare, as well as the safety...

Pence talks missile defense, North Korea with Alaska reporters Pence talks missile defense, North Korea with Alaska reporters

That delicate balance has led to some verbal gymnastics as US officials try to explain what is and isn't in the offing. Kim Yo Jong is part of a 23-member high-level delegation led by Kim Yong Nam, North Korea's ceremonial head of state.

Republican Report on Clinton Emails Raises Questions About FBI Procedure Republican Report on Clinton Emails Raises Questions About FBI Procedure

Last summer, Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 election, removed Strzok from his team after discovering text messages in which Strzok and Page dispa...

Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life

Benedict sent the letter to Corriere della Sera after its senior correspondent, Massimo Franco, contacted the pope emeritus "through a private channel" saying that many readers have been asking how he is, and "how he is doing in his hermitage insid...

Why Canada's prime minister uses 'peoplekind' instead of 'mankind' Why Canada's prime minister uses 'peoplekind' instead of 'mankind'

She ended her long question by requesting Trudeau to look into laws regarding the charitable status of religious organisations. The audience broke into applause, including the woman, whose name is not known. He is expected to appear Wednesday after...

More than 80 missing in Taiwan quake More than 80 missing in Taiwan quake

Scores of people remain trapped or missing beneath city buildings - six of which are at a unsafe tilt and could collapse at any moment. With aftershocks continuing to hit after the quake, residents were directed to shelters, including a newly built...

Kylie Jenner Reveals Name of Child: Stormi Kylie Jenner Reveals Name of Child: Stormi

Kylie Jenner took to Instagram on Tuesday to share the name she chose for her newborn daughter : Stormi . Sharing a link to the video Kylie dedicated to her daughter, Kris wrote on Twitter: "God is SO good!" In the photo [as see below]...

North Korean art troupe hit by protests in South North Korean art troupe hit by protests in South

While South Korea says the move was inevitable to ensure the successful hosting of the Pyeongchang Games, some critics say Seoul is sending the wrong message to North Korea and also the global community, which has been stepping up financial and mar...

Pence says United States to announce new sanctions on North Korea before Olympics Pence says United States to announce new sanctions on North Korea before Olympics

The U.S. publicly blamed North Korea for the "WannaCry" ransomware attack that crippled hospitals, banks and companies in 2017. According to Joshua Stanton, a Washington-based attorney who helped draft the North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act for ...

Bakery allowed to refuse cake for gay wedding Bakery allowed to refuse cake for gay wedding

Judge Lampe said Miller's "freedom of speech" took precedence of the state's stance on same-sex discrimination in the marketplace. "Sometimes the most profound protest is silence". "It is an artistic expression by the person making it that is to ...

In Historic First, Saudi Arabia Allows Flights to Israel Over Its Airspace In Historic First, Saudi Arabia Allows Flights to Israel Over Its Airspace

Saudi Arabia on Wednesday granted approval to Air India to use its airspace to operate direct flights from New Delhi to Tel Aviv, indicative of thaw in relationship between Saudi Arabia and Israel. Air India recently asked Israel's Airports Authority...

Taiwan natural disaster: Children rescued from tilted building Taiwan natural disaster: Children rescued from tilted building

The 58-year-old woman, surnamed Kim (金), was rescued from the Yun Men Tsui Ti commercial/residential building (雲門翠堤大樓) in downtown Hualien at about 10 a.m. The president's office said in a statement following the second quake: "The president (Tsai ...

Pence says USA to unveil toughest-yet sanctions on North Korea Pence says USA to unveil toughest-yet sanctions on North Korea

North Korea is sending a large delegation to the Games that includes athletes, cheerleaders, a member of the country's popular girl band Moranbong and even Kim Jong Un's sister. North Koreans "alone are responsible for these tensions, they alone mus...

Nuland: Author of Trump-Russia dossier also consulted commercial clients on Ukraine Nuland: Author of Trump-Russia dossier also consulted commercial clients on Ukraine

Since The Dossier had funding ties to Trump's political opponent, Republicans said it was an improper basis for the Bureau to seek a surveillance warrant against some of Trump's associates. " Carter Page is a person who's going out and telling every...

More Snow Making For Slick Morning Commute; Another Storm Coming Thursday Night More Snow Making For Slick Morning Commute; Another Storm Coming Thursday Night

Mixed precipitation is expected, and total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches, with localized amounts up to 5 inches, and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch are expected. Snow associated with this low will spread across northern OH and ...

Pope was informed about accused paedophile priest Pope was informed about accused paedophile priest

The issue of clergy abuse resurfaced in Chile amid protests that ensued during the papal visit last month. The Vatican refused to comment on the letter when approached by News . "Juan Barros witnessed all of this on countless occasions, not ju...

Trump aide: Some immigrants 'too lazy' to sign up for DACA Trump aide: Some immigrants 'too lazy' to sign up for DACA

Trumps comments were strikingly disconnected from the progress on Capitol Hill, where the House passed a short-term spending measure Tuesday night and Senate leaders were closing in on a larger, long-term pact after a Thursday night deadline.

South Korean skater Cha Jun-hwan eyes top 10 at Winter Olympics South Korean skater Cha Jun-hwan eyes top 10 at Winter Olympics

Pence, who is set to lead the US delegation to the Olympics later this week, said that he had not requested a meeting with North Korean officials during the games, but that he was willing to "see what happens". Earlier Wednesday, Pence inspected Japa...

Trump links National Football League death to illegal migrants Trump links National Football League death to illegal migrants

Manuel Orrego-Savala was allegedly intoxicated and driving without a license at the time of the crash. . As both men stood outside the vehicle on Interstate 70, a Ford F-150 truck crashed into the vehicle, causing the Uber auto to be thrown against...

North Korean cheerleaders in high spirits on Olympic arrival North Korean cheerleaders in high spirits on Olympic arrival

Pushed on whether that meant he was not saying "no", Tillerson replied: "We'll see, we'll see what happens". "But my message, whatever the setting, whoever is present, will be the same, and that is that North Korea must once and for all abandon its ...

Minnesota's precinct caucuses are Tuesday. Here is what you need to know Minnesota's precinct caucuses are Tuesday. Here is what you need to know

Rybak won the DFL straw poll, and state Rep. Marty Seifert came out on top in the GOP race. Anyone who will be eligible to vote on November 6, 2018, and lives in the precinct. Nonetheless, the straw poll gives the victor a "bit of a boost", Carnaha...

Gautam Rode and Pankhuri Awasthy enter wedlock Gautam Rode and Pankhuri Awasthy enter wedlock

From the lovely Haldi ceremony to the glamorous cocktail, it was a attractive and dreamy wedding which took place at the Tijara Fort Palace. In the picture heartthrob Gautam danced along with the Pankhuri, which is lovely and charming as the duo ...

UP jumps to 156th place in THE Asia 2018 top 200 UP jumps to 156th place in THE Asia 2018 top 200

California Institute of Technology and Stanford University, last year's second and third top university, are now tied in third place, while Massachusetts Institute of Technology remains in fifth spot. The ranking analysis found that the country's goo...

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