Thursday October 19-th, 2017

One Love Manchester: Joy shines through pain at benefit concert

Inside and out, a heavy police presence was in place to prevent a repeat of the attack. The concert raised money for victims and those injured in the suicide bombing that struck at Grande's May 22 show. Marcus Mumford of British-American band Mum...

United Nations chief urges world to rally behind Paris climate accord United Nations chief urges world to rally behind Paris climate accord

CBS News confirmed the report , saying Trump had told allies he would be pulling out of the deal. Almost 200 nations, including the United States , agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in an effort to combat climate...

Philippine airstrike kills 11 soldiers in 'friendly fire'

About 50 to 100 militants were putting up the strongest stand in buildings across a bridge from Marawi's city hall, where hundreds of reinforcement troops were deployed. On Wednesday, an air strike aimed at flushing out rebels killed 10 troops, a m...

Trump seeks coalition to 'stamp out extremism' Trump seeks coalition to 'stamp out extremism'

The conciliatory message delivered to Saudi Arabia , a top USA ally in the region, was distinct from the antagonism previously used by Trump when speaking against Muslims. Drive them out of your communities. "We must stop what they're doing to i...

Attacks Near London Bridge Are Attacks Near London Bridge Are "Terrorist" Incidents

Metropolitan Police said they were dealing with an incident but gave no further details. Of the casualties, he said: "Three of them, yes (were conscious), and one guy was not talking at all, was just, like, down". "I'd say there are about four s...

UK PM May's election lead narrowing, 6th poll since Manchester attack shows UK PM May's election lead narrowing, 6th poll since Manchester attack shows

United Kingdom stocks advanced on Wednesday, boosted by a slump in the pound after a new voting estimate showed Theresa May's Conservative Party may lose its majority in the general election next week. The Conservatives have exploited divis...

Ariana Grande's Manchester Benefit Concert to be Broadcast and Livestreamed

Peter Mann, whose daughter Jaden was hurt, posted images of the visit on Facebook , saying he was moved to tears. "So happy she came I could burst. Money raised from the tickets will go to the We Love Manchester emergency fund , a central fund to...

The Kinder Morgan Inc (KMI) Stake Reduced by Smith Salley & Associates

Parkwood LLC now owns 92,276 shares of the pipeline company's stock worth $2,006,000 after buying an additional 14,638 shares during the period. Kinder Morgan Inc now has $40.07 billion valuation. and RBC Capital Markets. If you are accessing this st...

Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

The two leaders' knuckles went white during the handshake, according to observers , and Trump seemed to want to disengage first. At their first meeting, ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit on Thursday, the two men locked hands for...

Philippines says 500 militants involved in siege

It's sad, but sometimes that happens. MARAWI , Philippines (AP) — Foreign fighters including Chechens and Arabs are among Muslim militants who were killed in weeklong fighting in a southern Philippine city that involved about 500 gunmen aligne...

Nicklaus concerned for injured Woods Nicklaus concerned for injured Woods

When the officer asked him to walk in a straight line as part of a sobriety test, the officer said Woods missed his heel to toe each time, stepped off the line and had to use his arms for balance. Woods said he wanted to apologize to his family, frie...

Muslim activist speech at NYC college draws barbs from right Muslim activist speech at NYC college draws barbs from right

She also is a proponent of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel, once tweeted that "nothing is creepier than Zionism", and argued that Zionists could not also be feminists. Linda Sarsour is telling graduates of the City U...

Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead Predators goalie Rinne struggling as Pens take 2-0 lead

A Subban blast with the ensuing power play would briefly hobble Penguins centre Nick Bonino, who tried crawling to the bench before later returning for the second period. His goal also came with three of Nashville's best defensemen - Mattias E...

Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail Video shows Tiger Woods performing 2 breath tests at jail

Tiger Woods is seen handcuffed and searched by police officers in this still image from police dashcam video in Jupiter, Florida, U.S. on May 29, 2017. During the roadside stop, police administered a series of sobriety tests. Woods, who has descri...

Fired FBI director James Comey set to testify June 8 on Russia

The Senate Intelligence Committee said on Thursday it would hear from Comey, who was sacked by Trump on May 9, first in an open session and then behind closed doors, which would afford senators a chance to discuss classified information.

Here's what the 'glowing orb' Trump touched in Saudi Arabia actually was

There was a George W Bush moment too when Mr Trump referred to the battle between good and evil. Urging Muslim leaders to do more to fight extremism, the US President said , "The nations of the Middle East can not wait for American power to crus...

Macedonia's Zaev wins confidence vote to form new government Macedonia's Zaev wins confidence vote to form new government

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boiko Borissov has congratulated Zoran Zaev on becoming head of government in Skopje, the cabinet press service in Sofia said on June 1. Under strong worldwide pressure following violence that broke out in the parliament ...

Ex-nurse expected to plead guilty to 8 first-degree murder charges

Disgraced former Woodstock nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer is expected to plead guilty today to eight counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of seniors at long-term care homes in Southwestern Ontario. And the Toronto Star reports that testimony in ...

Fleeing civilians wounded by Islamic State mortar fire in Mosul

IS was using "explosives-rigged vehicles and snipers and suicide bombers" to target Iraqi forces, he said. The attacks in Baghdad come as Iraqi forces fight to retake the last IS-held areas of Mosul , a city that was the jihadist group's most em...

Fleeing civilians wounded by Islamic State mortar fire in Mosul Fleeing civilians wounded by Islamic State mortar fire in Mosul

IS was using "explosives-rigged vehicles and snipers and suicide bombers" to target Iraqi forces, he said. The attacks in Baghdad come as Iraqi forces fight to retake the last IS-held areas of Mosul , a city that was the jihadist group's most em...

Convicted pedophiles will have passports revoked in Australia Convicted pedophiles will have passports revoked in Australia

Sex offenders from the country are notorious for taking cheap holidays to nearby south-east Asian and Pacific island countries to abuse children. "Today the Coalition Government announced it will introduce tough new laws which will prevent register...

Ten government soldiers killed in Philippines military air strike: minister

At least 5,000 members of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) - a separatist Muslim militant organization that has signed a peace treaty with Manila - are positioned around Marawi ready to assist government forces, CNN Philippines reported...

Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact Thursday Trump to announce decision on Paris climate pact Thursday

However, there may be "caveats in the language" that Trump uses to announce the withdrawal, leaving open the possibility that the decision is not final, said the official, who insisted on anonymity in order to discuss the decision before the of...

Exiting climate deal won't add US jobs

Momentous arguments inside the West Wing over the future of the Paris climate accords became a messy public spectacle on Wednesday (May 31), with some aides saying that President Donald Trump had chose to abandon the landmark global warming agreeme...

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on President Trump's Paris Climate Agreement speech Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on President Trump's Paris Climate Agreement speech

So it's not a complete abandonment of the accord, but an effort to try and make a new deal that is better for the U.S. In recent days, even figures who have been critical of Democrats' approach to the issue have called for Trump to stay in the agre...

Senator calls for ejection of Turkish ambassador Senator calls for ejection of Turkish ambassador

On Wednedsay, McCain condemned the Turkish authorities. Erdogan, speaking to a group of business leaders in Istanbul, said he told the United States that Turkey would "exercise its rights under the rules of engagement", without consulting anyone, i...

Toowoomba police officer shot dead, gunman on the run near Gatton Toowoomba police officer shot dead, gunman on the run near Gatton

Senior Constable Brett Forte, who was shot and killed yesterday. Senior Constable Forte died after being shot when he tried to stop Maddison's vehicle on a road at Seventeen Mile in the Lockyer Valley on Monday afternoon. It is understood the man g...

'Mad Dog' Mattis sleeps well, keeps others awake 'Mad Dog' Mattis sleeps well, keeps others awake

A US-led worldwide coalition has been carrying out air strikes against the ISIS group in Iraq and Syria since 2014, and non-governmental organisations say the attacks are claiming ever more civilian lives. An effort also has begun to surround them ...

Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers Philippines president jokes about rape in speech to soldiers

Hapilon is still hiding out in the city under the protection of gunmen who are desperately trying to find a way to "extricate" him, the country's military chief said. Although Hapilon and other groups in the southern Philippines have pledged allegian...

BC Greens To Support BC NDP BC Greens To Support BC NDP

The premier's call went to his voicemail. "We wanted to maintain a minority situation to show British Columbians that it can work", Weaver said. Horgan has said he wouldn't want to change the electoral system without a referendum. Meanwhile, the ...

Tragedy as Young Man Shot Dead While Celebrating His Own Graduation Party Tragedy as Young Man Shot Dead While Celebrating His Own Graduation Party

As the girl within Cox's group walked back to their vehicle from the shop, three men in a separate auto began to verbally harass her. Shortly thereafter, the group drove away from the store but were followed out by the suspect vehicle. One student, J...

Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

The German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated that the discussions were "intense" and the other nations sided with the pledge. "Here, we have a situation of six against one , meaning there is still no sign of whether the U.S. The six knew that Mr. ...

Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge' Suspected Manchester bomber had 'desire for revenge'

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, but British and USA intelligence have not confirmed that the extremist group was involved. United Kingdom police said late Wednesday that leaks to American media amounted to a breach of tru...

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal, reports say

Trump, who once called climate change a " hoax " perpetrated by China , has yet to officially act on his campaign threat to ditch the Paris accord. It would reflect a major reversal of the Obama administration's efforts on climate change. U...

Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 80, wounds scores

The German Foreign Ministry says German embassy workers were wounded in the blast , and that an Afghan security official who had been protecting the building was killed. Even though the Taliban claim they are only waging war against the Kabul go...

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