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Funeral set for man shot in Charlotte riots

Berger said the mayor "botched" the city's response to the violent protests, "ignoring repeated calls from her community and the press for transparency and answers". "This is still a Southern state, a cordial state, a state that has people lined up...

SISD Police receive unconfirmed clown sightings

Clown culture has always been around even before the internet age. "But that person was gone before we could get to the area and find them". The clown hysteria began in SC in August with multiple reports of clowns attempting to lure children into w...

After mass street protests, Poland backs off blanket abortion ban

Passed in 1993, current restrictive legislation bans all abortions unless there was rape or incest, the pregnancy poses a health risk to the mother or the fetus is severely deformed. There were mass protests against the draft bill in Poland and...

Attempts to reopen South African universities lead to violent clashes

The protesting students are demanding free education for all, despite the government's proposal of a tuition hike of up to eight percent. The incident occurred Wednesday at the University of the Witwatersrand, which says "many racist remarks" were ...

Thousands to pay final respects to Israel's Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres , the last of the founding fathers of Israel , a patriarch who outlived nearly all of his contemporaries, a man who loved peace, learning, and politics has died in his homeland at the age of 93. Shimon Peres was Israel's prim...

Migrants in Serbia Head for Hungary, Want Open Border, Blic Says

They chanted "Open Hungary Borders" and carried banners saying "we don't need food, water or nothing, we want you to open the borders". Also on October 5, Serbian police said they caught 71 migrants and arrested two people smugglers who transported...

Doctors split over NHS 'loyalty' plans

Prime Minister Theresa May told the BBC: "We want to see the NHS able to recruit doctors from this country". That reflects well on those doctors. "Currently a quarter of our doctors come from overseas". But "the reality of this for a junior docto...

Stunned Latin America exhorts Colombia to keep seeking peace

The result was a "stunning political defeat" for the already unpopular Santos, the wire service notes. President Juan Manuel Santos admitted defeat, but pledged: "I will not give in, and I will continue to seek peace to the last day of my term".

Kelly Clarkson reveals the 'horrible' thing she once did on a date

In fact, Kelly even opened up about her body image issues and weight struggle by telling Ellen DeGeneres on her show, "We are who we are". While in NY to do Entertainment Tonight , Extra TV and the Today Show , Clarkson and River stayed in ...

Thailand detains Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong

Immigration officials confirmed to Reuters that Wong was prevented from entering Thailand and would be sent back to Hong Kong. Breaking! #Thailand Immigration detains #HongKong activist @joshuawongcf at Bangkok airport as Beijing requested....

Leader of pro-Brexit UKIP party quits after 18 days

One immediate issue for UKIP is that James did not appoint any deputy leaders, leaving it unclear who is now in control of the party if she has departed. Ms. James becomes yet another UKIP leader to fail to succeed Nigel Farage . BLACK Country MEP...

Father Salim Khan backs Salman Khan on Pakistani artistes controversy - Read more

The move came after the Indian Motion Pictures' Artists Association, the main body representing Indian film producers and exhibitors adopted a resolution on Thursday banning Pakistani actors and technicians from working on their films. Then, IMPPA al...

India, Pakistan troops exchange fire at border in Kashmir

Briefing those present, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhary said: "Pakistan wants peace and Kashmir and other bilateral issues should be discussed with India". The surgical strikes came days after Pakistani terrorists attacked an Army camp in Kas...

U of T student released from Bangladesh jail

A Canadian university student who survived a brutal hostage attack in July in Bangladesh, was detained as a suspect in the aftermath and has now been cleared of any involvement, is physically and mentally OK, his family says. The men's families have ...

Pakistan warns of 'water war' with India if decades-old treaty violated

Pakistan has rightly responded to the Indian threat of blocking river waters by declaring that the unilateral withdrawal from the bilateral treaty is against the spirit of global law and amounts to an act of war. Pakistan has always been accused of b...

Investigators Seek Men Who Found Chelsea Bomb in Luggage

Rahami faces attempted murder charges related to Monday's gun battle with police, and was charged on Tuesday by federal authorities in both New Jersey and NY with using weapons of mass destruction and other offenses. Police say they've received 406 p...

Russian Federation plays wait and see on oil freeze after OPEC deal

Resilience in US shale output has consistently surpassed expectations, while output gains in Russian Federation continue to accelerate. Goldman Sachs said the deal reached by OPEC crude producers on Wednesday to curb output should add $7 to $10 t...

Women chess players outraged over Iran's hijab gambit

American female grandmaster Nazi Paikidze told The Times: 'This is a country where to this day women's rights are severely restricted. Female grandmasters condemned the choice of venue for the women's world championship, saying that the count...

Renault-Nissan CEO at Paris Auto Show: Diesel Isn't Dead Yet

Additionally, noise insulation and optimisation of the car's aerodynamic performance have also been done. The dramatic looks are matched by a selection of 10 sophisticated and vivid exterior colors, including Energy Orange. Bose has placed 6.5in "S...

California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

Brock Turner, a 23-year-old Stanford University athlete was sentenced by California judge, Aaron Persky, to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious 23-year-old woman behind a dumpster. A jury found Turner guilty in March of three fe...

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Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

In September, Keenan was able to change her New York City-issued birth certificate. A 2015 survey of more than 27,000 transgender people across all 50 states found that 68...

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

Under current Justice Department regulations, firing Mueller would have to be done by deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, not the president- though those regulations could theo...

Congressman: Ex-aide shows 'feistiness' after shooting

Matt Mika , director of government relations in the meat processor's Washington office, was shot when a gunman fired upon a group of congressmen practicing for an upcoming char...

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

The Metropolitan Police Department said in a brief statement that Sinan Narin had been arrested in Virginia on an aggravated assault charge. Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who told C...

Zarif to Annan: Iran to Provide Qatar with Humanitarian Aids

It comes as relations between Tehran and Washington have grown increasingly strained, most recently overshadowed by a string of allegations made by a number of high-ranking Irani...

SCO Summit: India inducted into organisation, Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

President Ashraf Ghani called for joint efforts against terrorism and said those countries which differentiate between good terrorists and bad terrorists will pay the price for it....

US soldiers killed by Afghan soldier; Taliban takes credit for attack

The shooting took place a few hours after an American airstrike in southern Helmand Province accidentally killed two Afghan policemen. Such insider attacks have happened before...

UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco

Her Downing Street office initially said last Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" had been agreed with the DUP, only for the smaller party to contradict that hou...

Ukip's stand-in leader warns Theresa May: Don't water down Brexit objectives

The so-called confidence and supply agreement means that the supporting party will back the government in motions of confidence by either voting in favor or abstaining, while ret...

Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared "Got Dem Visas" Kushner, wanted to have a burner phone in the White House that was directly connected to Russian Federation ; the ...

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Palestinians say Gaza man killed at protest on Gaza border

He said in Berlin he is seeking a response "soon". The incident took place after the soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinians protesting on their lands, close to the bor...

China to send disaster relief goods worth United States dollars 2.2 million

Monsoon rains a year ago caused flooding and landslides , killing over 100 people. They also introduced an "SOS" button which led to over a thousand requests and 150 successful...

After Trump Says Iran Reaps What it Sows, Iran Condemns "Repugnant" Statement

The ministry did not identify the men's hometowns, nor say how they were able to evade authorities. He did not elaborate. US Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass ...

Volusia was part of attempted Russian hack of election

According to a statement released Tuesday afternoon, officials said the Maricopa County Recorder's Office has an in-house IT department that builds its own voter registration sof...

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

GM shareholders reject proposal to split stock in 2

Greenlight Capital's three nominees for the company's board also failed to garner enough votes. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway , which holds a 3.3% stake in GM, remained sil...