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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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Saudi Arabia Pledges $1.5 Billion to Help Rebuild Iraq

It was also unclear how much of the $30 billion represented loans. "Iraq is required today to start a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure and facilities that were ...

Donald Trump Wants To Replace Food Stamps With Meal Kits

Current USDA requirements say that able-bodied adults without children can only get three months of food stamps in three years unless they work or participate in a job training...

West Ham move further from EPL drop zone with Watford win

The win moved the Hornets up to 11th in the table with 30 points. West Ham United manager David Moyes praises striker Marko Arnautovic for his performance against Watford ...

Rights icon Asma Jahangir passes away

Her daughters were kidnapped and assaulted in 2008. "Despite our differences I always respected her for her fight for human rights and for standing up for her convictions", forme...

Westerville, Ohio officers killed in shooting

Joering was pronounced dead at the scene, while Morelli was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital. Westerville Police Chief Joe Morbitzer said Joering died on the scene, ...

Venezuelan Electoral Body Sets Presidential Election Date

The 2018 elections were originally scheduled to take place in December, but the ruling socialist party is eager to hold the elections as soon as possible, sensing its current advan...

Justice official quits amid Trump attacks

Sessions applauded Brand for her service to the DOJ, calling her "a lawyer's lawyer". Brand was confirmed by the Senate on May 22 following a Judiciary Committee hearing alongs...

Kim Jong Un boasts of North Korea's 'world class military power'

North Korean military parades typically feature thousands of goose-stepping troops and hundreds of armoured vehicles, culminating with missiles rolling through Kim Il Sung Square -...

One officer dead, two others shot while serving warrant near Atlanta

The GBI said it has identified the suspect, but is withholding his name pending notification of his family. "They notified radio and a Locust Grove city police officer came to be...

Suspect In NFL Player's Death Has Bay Area DUI, Was Deported Twice

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

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Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu for corruption

Netanyahu faces two corruption charges. Ynet reported that police are split on whether they have evidence to bring charges against Netanyahu on that that case. The law says t...

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Crude palm oil futures fall 0.30% on profit-booking

Prices felt the blow of these revised projections and will likely continue to feel it for a few more days. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude declined 66 cents to $64.79, after...

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Jarvis Landry says he was not taking shot at Patrick Surtain Jr

Alabama also lost two commits to flips, as Quay Walker ended up choosing Georgia and Bobby Brown chose Texas A&M. Alabama's 19-player class finished the year ranked No. Enterin...

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Winter Olympics: Australian moguls team confident of Pyeongchang medal success

Pence is bringing Otto Warmbier's father Fred - the United States student who died in 2017 shortly after he was released from North Korean detention - to the opening ceremony late...

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Ex-Sports Doctor Gets Up to 125 More Years Behind Bars

Nassar was sentenced last month in Michigan's Ingham County to sexually abusing female athletes under the guise of medical treatment, and will receive a further sentence on Mon...