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20 killed, 50 injured after passenger train derails in India

20 killed, 50 injured after passenger train derails in India Spokesman for Indian Railways Anil Saxena said the injured had been taken to nearby hospitals. "Rescue operations are continuing", said G S Priyadarshi, a senior administrative officer, to the AFP. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet expressed sympathies with the families of those killed and assured all possible assistance. Less than a year ago 146 people died in a similar disaster in Uttar ... [Full Article...]

Spanish Embassy to open condolence book for terror victims

Spanish Embassy to open condolence book for terror victims Hours later an Audi A3 vehicle rammed into pedestrians in the Spanish seaside resort of Cambrils, 75 miles to the south, injuring six civilians and a police officer. They said the arrest was made in Ripoll - the same city in northern Catalonia where another suspect, Driss Oukabir, a Moroccan, has been detained. The injured and dead came from 34 countries, ranging from France and Germany to Pakis... [Full Article...]

Kashmiris observed India's Independence Day as Black Day

Kashmiris observed India's Independence Day as Black Day India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has always placed emphasis on economic development for the growth of the country and now NITI Aayog is looking for solutions for the jobs by turning its attention to start-ups. Besides the prime minister, finance minister Arun Jaitley is also expected to attend the meeting along with representatives from NITI Aayog and top bankers. [Full Article...]

Six Police Officers Shot, 1 Dead, in 3 US Cities

Six Police Officers Shot, 1 Dead, in 3 US Cities In a separate incident, two Jacksonville, FL, police officers have been shot on Friday night. The suspect will be transported to the Osceola County Jail wearing the slain officer's handcuffs, Kissimmee Police Chief Jeff O'Dell said at a 9 a.m. [Full Article...]

Pelosi Backs Resolution to Censure Trump for Charlottesville Comments

Pelosi Backs Resolution to Censure Trump for Charlottesville Comments In a statement released on Friday, Pelosi justified the resolution by citing what she said was President Donald Trump's "repulsive defense of white supremacists". Pramila Jayapal of Washington State, began to beat the drum for an official condemnation of Trump's comments earlier in the week. Heather Heyer, 32, was killed on Saturday in Charlottesville when a auto plowed into a rival protest ... [Full Article...]

Trump teases 'decision' on USA strategy for Afghanistan

Trump teases 'decision' on USA strategy for Afghanistan Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Friday warned President Donald Trump that pulling troops out of Afghanistan could mean another September 11th attack on American turf. " Before the Tweet, reports out of Washington suggested nothing had been decided at all during the meeting". About 1,600 words long letter drew attention of U.S. [Full Article...]

US, South Korea to begin military exercise from Monday

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said that its neighbor is crossing the red line with these tests. Also in the maneuvers will take part in the military of Australia, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, New Zealand, the Netherlands and the UK. "We will follow to the ends of the earth those who dare try to harm our core". Strategic assets of the US military, including an aircraft carrier and a nuclea... [Full Article...]

Venezuela: Constituent Assembly gets congress' powers

Venezuela: Constituent Assembly gets congress' powers On Wednesday, the Supreme Court issued an arrest order for Ferrer. Ferrer denied the accusations and many believe they are politically motivated. Venezuela's deposed chief prosecutor and her husband have fled the country after she was dismissed by a controversial new legislative superbody. [Full Article...]

Brookstone School students prepare for solar eclipse

Brookstone School students prepare for solar eclipse Buffington said students can learn more about the eclipse by studying it. "Line Mountain received a $10,000 Federal Academic Enrichment Grant and used $1,500 for the glasses to support the science activities we are doing for the solar eclipse event", Dunn said. [Full Article...]

South Africa 'decides against' prosecuting Mugabe for alleged assault on Gabriella Engels

South Africa 'decides against' prosecuting Mugabe for alleged assault on Gabriella Engels On Thursday, Mbalula said a "red alert" had been issued to South African border posts to prevent Grace Mugabe from fleeing. Letting Grace Mugabe off the hook would also risk giving South Africa a reputation as a safe haven for dictators. [Full Article...]

With other business councils disbanded, White House tech council remains intact

With other business councils disbanded, White House tech council remains intact Trump set up the manufacturing council in January to get advice from business leaders about revitalizing that industry - a major focus of his campaign. But that event kind of went off the rails once Trump started defending his Charlottesville response again. Trump established his infrastructure council by signing the "Presidential Executive Order Establishing a Presidential Advisory Council on ... [Full Article...]

Phoenix mayor calls on Trump to postpone rally planned for next week

Phoenix mayor calls on Trump to postpone rally planned for next week The mayor of Phoenix said he was "disappointed" President Trump scheduled a rally in his city while the country is still healing from the violence that broke out in Charlottesville , V.A. Last month, a federal judge ruled the sheriff showed a flagrant disregard for the order. He forced inmates to sleep in 70 tatty tents on the 37.7 degrees Celsius desert floor and wear pink underwear with tig... [Full Article...]

President Trump's Chief Strategist Steve Bannon out at White House

President Trump's Chief Strategist Steve Bannon out at White House White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon helped put President Donald Trump in the White House and now he is out. Additionally, Trump was reportedly suspicious of Bannon as the man behind the many leaks that have driven the White House into chaos. [Full Article...]

Panel votes to remove Roger Brooke Taney statue in Annapolis

Panel votes to remove Roger Brooke Taney statue in Annapolis Each side will blame the other, of course, but most of us would prefer that they simply leave our history alone - lest we become doomed to repeat it more than a century-and-a-half later. A woman was killed when a auto plowed into a crowd of counter-protesters who were there to condemn the white nationalists. Work crews spent about 90 minutes early Friday morning removing the Roger Taney statue t... [Full Article...]

California man celebrating his anniversary killed in Barcelona terror attack

California man celebrating his anniversary killed in Barcelona terror attack Ms Nunes told NBC that Mr Tucker had excused himself to go to the bathroom minutes before the attack. "The police came in and were evacuating and made us leave", Nunes-Tucker said. Officials confirmed there was one American injured during the attack, but have not released information on the victim . Spanish authorities said citizens from 34 different countries were among the dead and injure... [Full Article...]

Powerball jackpot at $535 million, 5th largest of all time

Powerball jackpot at $535 million, 5th largest of all time The cash option is now an estimated $340.1 million. Saturday night's drawing will be the 20th drawing since the jackpot was last hit on June 10 in California. On Wednesday night, there was one $2 million victor and five $1 million winners, but no one took home the big prize. The winning numbers from the August 16th drawing were 09 - 15 - 43 -60 - 64 and the Powerball number was 04. [Full Article...]

MO Dem Posts, Deletes Call for Trump's 'Assassination'

MO Dem Posts, Deletes Call for Trump's 'Assassination' The post also resulted in a U.S. Secret Service investigation. "I believe she should resign ", Webber said. You might surmise that this senator realized the error of her ways after she deleted the post that conjured major uproar, but that doesn't look like the case. [Full Article...]

Jaguars quarterback controversy after second pre-season game

Jaguars quarterback controversy after second pre-season game The Jaguars nearly certainly will not want Bortles getting hurt, which would kick in his fifth-year option (for $19 million, mind you) as guaranteed. The 2017 season will be the fourth for Blake Bortles , who was selected by the Jaguars with the third overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft . [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency chief: Korea not 'imminent

Central Intelligence Agency chief: Korea not 'imminent McMaster said Sunday the U.S.is not on the brink of war with North Korea, although the possibility of conflict is greater than it was a decade ago. Speaking on the Fox News Sunday program on August 13, CIA Director Mike Pompeo said that " there's nothing imminent today " but that it was important to make clear to North Korea that USA patience has worn out. [Full Article...]

Trump Goes After Graham and Flake on Twitter

Heyer", Trump tweeted Thursday morning, referencing Heather Heyer, who died in Charlottesville on Saturday. Heather Heyer is the woman who was murdered on Saturday by an alleged Nazi sympathizer who drove his vehicle through a crowd of people gathered to protest white supremacy. [Full Article...]


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