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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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Sessions ends transgender workplace protections

The government's compelling interest in enforcing these laws should mean the businesses lose their arguments - but the Department of Justice guidance suggests that the interest in...

Trump guts Obamacare's contraceptive mandate

The administration has issued a long-expected revision to Obama-era rules . "With this rule, the Trump administration is taking direct aim at birth control coverage for mor...

United Kingdom leader Theresa May's slogan literally fell apart during her 'disastrous' speech

Britain's under-fire Prime Minister Theresa May was facing a fight for her political life Friday with a growing number of her own MPs said to favor a challenge to her leadersh...

Bangladesh to move 800000 Rohingya into single camp

Up until now they've been living in a range of different refugee camps across southern Bangladesh. They plan to expand an existing camp near the border town of Cox's Bazar so tha...

Shop that sold gun to Las Vegas shooter forced into lockdown

Paddock transferred $100,000 to the Philippines in the days before the shooting, the AP reported. Authorities are grasping to find a motive for Paddock, a 64-year-old retiree and...

United States seeks 'new Israel' in region, Khamenei says of Iraq Kurd referendum

Ayatollah Khamenei further termed the development as an "incident", adding that Iran and Turkey must take any possible measures to confront with the incident. Iraqi Prime Minster H...

No 'terrorism' charges for now in Edmonton attack

Subsequently, a van was stopped at a checkpoint, and the name of the driver appeared to be similar to the name of the registered owner of the auto that hit the officer. In March 2...

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. Tonight: Mostly cle...

In Iraq's tinderbox city, referendum sparks fears of sectarian war

The Trump administration has said it does not recognise the independence referendum in Iraq's Kurdish region - as tensions flare between the regional government and Baghdad. Yild...

Why rockfalls happen in Yosemite

The National Park Service reportedly sent a helicopter to the Higher Cathedral Spire to help rescue the climber. An vast mass of granite plunged from the side of El Capita...

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Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

Twitter Finds More Than 200 Russia Linked Accounts

The three companies are facing intense scrutiny from U.S. House and Senate intelligence panels as investigators focus on social media's role in Russia's efforts to interfere ...

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

Kent's Henry Bolton becomes latest Ukip leader

She tweeted: "Today: Jihad - 1 Truth - 0". "I read her manifesto on her website". Bolton, an ex-soldier, won 30% of the vote, seeing off Anne Marie Waters's challenge. IT WAS...

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Ex-USC assistant charged in corruption probe (Updated with USC statement)

Evans surrendered to federal marshals early Wednesday on federal corruption charges following an investigation into the criminal influence of money on coaches and players in the NC...

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Trump Waives Jones Act Amid Puerto Rico's Food And Water Crisis

Defense Department said 80 percent of the island's electricity lines are damaged and almost half its residents are without drinking water. The roughly 100-year-old Jones Act req...

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

When asked if he would fire the Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary over the matter, the Republican president said: "We'll see". The House Oversight and Government Reform c...