Tuesday August 22-nd, 2017

NAACP announces national boycott of NFL over Kaepernick NAACP announces national boycott of NFL over Kaepernick

A former New York City police officer, whose claims of police corruption in the 1970s were chronicled in an Al Pacino movie, joined dozens of current and former officers Saturday at a rally in support of getting quarterback Colin Kaepernick a job...

Train derails in India, killing at least 23 Train derails in India, killing at least 23

Rescue operations have ended and an officials say they will open an investigation into the cause of the accident. Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Utkal Express train would resume services from Puri tomorrow and from Haridwar on August 25 after remaining ca...

State Sen. Apologizes For Hoping Trump Is Assassinated State Sen. Apologizes For Hoping Trump Is Assassinated

While the post itself did not contain any controversial elements, she later responded to a comment on her post with a statement indicating her wish that Trump would be assassinated. Chappelle-Nadal's supporters have led an "I Stand with Maria" campai...

'Extremely dissatisfied': China blames Indian Army for Ladakh scuffle 'Extremely dissatisfied': China blames Indian Army for Ladakh scuffle

However, the video sounds more like a subtle way of warning India to "remain sober and guard against any future poor judgement". Pointing out that there has been a long delay in granting promotions in the ITBP which was pending since 2011, Rajnath ...

Who is Gagan Kang? Mahakali's Lord Indra died in auto crash Who is Gagan Kang? Mahakali's Lord Indra died in auto crash

The actors were heading back to Mumbai after shooting for Mahakali in Umbergaon, Gujarat, where the sets of the show is located. This is truly shocking to know the two television stars Gagan Kang and Arjit Lavania passed away in a road accident o...

Madonna releases family photo on her birthday Madonna releases family photo on her birthday

The world-famous singer celebrated her birthday with a party in Lecce, Italy, on Thursday. Also in the shot were Madonna's eldest, 20-year-old Lourdes , and the superstar's four adopted kids from Malawi - David and Mercy , both 11, and her rece...

United States reached decision on Afghan strategy after 'rigorous' debate United States reached decision on Afghan strategy after 'rigorous' debate

President Trump has made a decision on the United States ' military strategy for Afghanistan following a "sufficiently rigorous" review process, Defense Secretary James Mattis said on Sunday, according to a report. "I hope President Trump, unlike...

Durham Protesters Call For Statue Vandalism Charges To Be Dropped Durham Protesters Call For Statue Vandalism Charges To Be Dropped

Durham City Councilman Charlie Reece says he asked Sheriff Mike Andrews not to press felony charges , as Andrews has vowed to do. Because of concerns surrounding the potential for a white supremacist rally, Durham County closed four downtown ...

Darjeeling: GJM requests Centre, West Bengal government to initiate peace talks Darjeeling: GJM requests Centre, West Bengal government to initiate peace talks

Earlier, GJM chief Bimal Gurung has been booked under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) in connection with a grenade blast at the Kalimpong police station and an explosion in Darjeeling town, the police said today. He said, "We condemn ...

Russia: Knife-wielding man attacks pedestrians in Surgut, eight injured Russia: Knife-wielding man attacks pedestrians in Surgut, eight injured

Authorities initially suspected the attacker was mentally ill, dismissing terrorism as the motive. "We are investigating the role of these five other people but we are not sure yet if they had anything to do with (the attack)". Although local pol...

Liberty University Alumni To Return Diplomas Over School Official's Trump Support Liberty University Alumni To Return Diplomas Over School Official's Trump Support

Where did they all go? 'And the president has made that clear, ' the evangelical leader added. "Our public demonstration of revoking all ties, all support present and future, and urging the Board of Trustees to remove Falwell from the administratio...

Judge refuses to dismiss Roman Polanski rape case Judge refuses to dismiss Roman Polanski rape case

In a ruling on Friday (18 August ), Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon said that Polanski was still a fugitive and the court could not dismiss the case "merely because it would be in the victim's best interest". Prosecutors said the " Chinatown " dire...

Sempra seals deal to buy Oncor Sempra seals deal to buy Oncor

As though wide-moat-rated Berkshire Hathaway's pursuit of Oncor Electric Delivery couldn't get any stranger, with Paul Singer's hedge fund firm, Elliott Management , doing everything in its power to block the deal as it looked to put together fi...

Last rites of Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Ruth Pfau performed with state honour Last rites of Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Ruth Pfau performed with state honour

Armed forces carried the casket containing Dr Ruth's body to St Patrick's Cathedral in Saddar in a gun convoy - the highest military honour at a funeral, last accorded to humanitarian icon Abdul Sattar Edhi. Hundreds pay tribute to German nun and doc...

Police hunt four suspects over Spain attacks Police hunt four suspects over Spain attacks

Police in Catalonia say they have searched two buses in their hunt for violent extremists believed responsible for a pair of deadly attacks in the northwestern region of Spain. The victims of the attacks hailed from at least 35 different nations, ac...

'Yakuza 6' United States Release Date Revealed 'Yakuza 6' United States Release Date Revealed

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life was released originally in December of 2016 for Japanese consumers. According to Sega , anyone that pre-orders the game or buys at release will receive a "Launch edition" that includes a hardcover artbook that will feat...

Powerball players have chance of $535 million jackpot in tonight's drawing Powerball players have chance of $535 million jackpot in tonight's drawing

If all your numbers match those that are drawn, you win the jackpot, which starts at $40 million and grows until someone wins. The televised drawing takes place at 11 p.m.in Tallahassee, Florida. It is now growing to an estimated $650 million. Ther...

SoCal, a Good Place to Watch Monday's Solar SoCal, a Good Place to Watch Monday's Solar

Though no rain is expected, it will be hot, say forecasters. The forecast models meteorologists use to predict weather are "not being very consistent right now", so the forecast is uncertain, said Patrick Walsh, a meteorologist with the National W...

Man arrested after 3 children found dead in Maryland home Man arrested after 3 children found dead in Maryland home

Williams has been charged with three counts of murder, authorities said. Nadira and Williams' mother, Adrena Kelley, found all three children dead inside the home at around 7:30 a.m. We have our evidence techs who are inside the home now. "I wear...

Suspects in River North high rise murder return to Chicago Suspects in River North high rise murder return to Chicago

The men are accused of killing Trenton James Cornell-Duranleau last month in Lathem's high-rise Chicago condo. He had worked at the university as an associate professor of microbiology. Detectives spoke with witnesses who said they heard "what sounde...

Bannon is right about North Korea Bannon is right about North Korea

In an apparent warning message to Pyongyang , the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff , Gen. Joseph Dunford , visited China and met Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday. "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unaccep...

Anticipated Trump Executive Order Places Infrastructure in Flood's Way Anticipated Trump Executive Order Places Infrastructure in Flood's Way

Even though a White House official told the Post Trump's order will not prevent "state and local agencies from using a more stringent standard if they choose", environmentalists swiftly condemned Trump's decision to revoke the flood risk provisions...

Malala Yousafzai gets into Oxford University Malala Yousafzai gets into Oxford University

The 20-year old tweeted, "So excited to go to Oxford!" But she said she was "excited" about her future and promised to continue "fighting for girls". Yousafzai on Thursday congratulated other students receiving their results, tweeting "Best wishes ...

Venezuelan constitutional assembly seizes power of opposition-led congress Venezuelan constitutional assembly seizes power of opposition-led congress

Opposition leaders refused Friday to swear an oath of loyalty to the constituent assembly, which they have warned would crush dissent in the country. Mercosur founding members Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay will not recognise any measures ...

Iraqi army launches determined attack on Isis stronghold of Tal Afar Iraqi army launches determined attack on Isis stronghold of Tal Afar

On August 18, senior US military leaders said the Iraqi forces were preparing to launch the drive on Tal Afar after completing the bloody nine-month battle to force IS from the major northern city of Mosul. "The coalition is strong, and fully committ...

Next week's striking New Yorker cover shows Trump traveling with the KKK Next week's striking New Yorker cover shows Trump traveling with the KKK

Plunkert, whose illustration will appear on the cover of the 28 August issue of the New Yorker , said the nature of the events in Charlottesville had prompted him to diverge from his usual subjects and create an explicitly political work.

Man stabs eight people in Siberian city Man stabs eight people in Siberian city

Russian authorities had earlier declined to comment on whether the incident was being treated as a terrorist attack. The Islamic State's Aamaq news agency hours later claimed the attacker was "an Islamic State soldier". Police initially fired a war...

Police identify 3 children found dead in Maryland home Police identify 3 children found dead in Maryland home

A 25-year-old man confessed to murder of his 6-year-old sister and his young cousins at his home in Clinton, Maryland on Friday. According to the Washington Post , a 2-year-old child was found unharmed inside the home. They were found to have suff...

Derailment in Northern India Kills at Least 23 Derailment in Northern India Kills at Least 23

The accident took place at around 5:46 pm in Khatauli, about 100 km from Delhi. The train was the Kalinga-Utkal Express, which connects the Hindu holy city of Haridwar with the temple town of Puri, in the eastern state of Orissa. Train movement on ...

Australia's seventh senator referred to High Court as citizenship crisis deepens Australia's seventh senator referred to High Court as citizenship crisis deepens

Xenophon had renounced Greek citizenship, which he received from his mother, but had not been aware he held possible British citizenship. However he started making inquiries about British ties when it was raised with him by journalists and after La...

Bannon's exit from government to Breitbart speaks to complicated tug-of-war Bannon's exit from government to Breitbart speaks to complicated tug-of-war

Tom Rooney (R-Fla.), a Kelly ally, told The Hill before Bannon's departure was announced. Bannon has reclaimed the title of executive chairman for Breitbart and directed the outlet's Friday editorial meeting, the website said in a statement o...

USA scales back deployment to Korea for drills

USA and South Korean forces on Monday will start annual joint military exercises that assume potential armed conflict on the Korean Peninsula. North Korea has termed the decision to hold the exercise a " catastrophe ". Hours later, North Korea resp...

Trump encourages violence against Muslims after Barcelona attack Trump encourages violence against Muslims after Barcelona attack

Nope, the badass Trump wasn't taking a page from Mr. Najib's playbook of racism. He is said to have rounded up 50 terrorists and then ordered his men to shoot 49 of them, using bullets dipped in pig's blood. There's another piece of evidence ...

Eureka Times-Standard: Humboldt County unemployment rate for July Eureka Times-Standard: Humboldt County unemployment rate for July

The Arkansas unemployment rate remains unchanged according to the release of latest available figures. July's jobless rate rose to 5.2 percent, as a decline in Mississippians with jobs outstripped a shrinking labor force. She says job growth is bei...

Turkey's Erdogan calls German leaders 'enemies' Turkey's Erdogan calls German leaders 'enemies'

But he said he expected voters of Turkish origin to " teach a lesson to the parties which are disrespectful to Turkey" when they cast their votes in a "struggle for honour". Tensions have spiralled between Germany and Turkey in recent months. Tu...

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