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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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Sioux City Younkers to close, according to reports

It appears the end is near for Bon-Ton. The Bon-Ton's parent company, which has corporate offices in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, operates more than 250 stores under several namep...

Narendra Modi Sweden visit: 10 things on PM's agenda

Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and his Swedish counterpart Stefan Löfven. After attending an Indian community event here late on Tuesday night, Modi will depart for London on ...

Toronto police to provide update on Bruce McArthur investigation Monday

Idsinga says Kanagaratnam's remains were found at a home McArthur used as storage for his landscaping business. He was not on file as missing in Canada. McArthur was arrested in Ja...

United States bans sales to Chinese phone-maker ZTE

Stephen Hadley, national security adviser under President George W. Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall ...

Russian Federation on wrong side of Syria war: Mike Pence warns Putin

United States Vice President Michael Pence on Saturday said that Russian Federation is "on the wrong side of the war" while referring to recent strikes on Syria by the U.S. This w...

Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town. But ...

Trump Promises to Lay Off States with Legal Marijuana

While many states have decriminalized or legalized marijuana use, the drug is still illegal under federal law, which created a conflict between federal and state law. "Since the ca...

Zuckerberg testimony tells us nothing new about privacy

And the tech illiteracy of numerous senators hampered the efficacy of much of the questioning , with Zuckerberg at times having to explain basic features of the social network...

Watch Yankees vs. Red Sox

Tyler Austin slid into second base hard on a force out causing the benches to clear, but nothing happened as the players just conversed on the diamond. Austin carried over the ...

Donald Trump eyeing return to TPP tade pact: US Senators

Lawmakers at a White House meeting on trade say that President Trump is eyeing a re-entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership after making the United States' exit from the trade...

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Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Syria braces for possible U.S. attack, calls it 'reckless'

Trump had tweeted earlier that Russian Federation shouldn't be allied with a "Gas Killing Animal", a reference to Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose regime is accused of killi...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull racks up 30th Newspoll loss

When he toppled former Prime Minister Tony Abbott in 2015, Mr Turnbull justified the move by noting that Mr Abbott had trailed the Labor opposition party in 30 consecutive New...

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi air defence forces intercept missile over Najran - statement

Saudi Air Forces announced Wednesday the interception of two missiles fired from Yemen, including one towards Riyadh, Al Arabiya local news reported. "The missile force carried...

Real Madrid defend big lead in Champions League

Who would have told a young Buffon that he might end his Champions League career at the Bernabeu?" To do this, we will be playing a tight game and hope to do the impossible. "We ...

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Educators remain solid in resolve during day 7 of Oklahoma teacher walkout

Teachers went on strike last week after lawmakers passed a funding package that offered only about $50 million for schools, where students have grappled with outdated, crumbling ...