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La Tuna Fire threatens home in Los Angeles County

La Tuna Fire threatens home in Los Angeles County Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart says the fire is burning on both sides of the 210, an essential suburban artery that was likely about to see heavy traffic heading into the holiday weekend. Only one home has burned and no one has been injured. "It just really stokes the fire", Smith told the newspaper. The temperature in Oroville hit 108 degrees (42 degrees C). [Full Article...]

Kenya's president calls for 'fixing' judiciary after Supreme Court orders fresh vote

Kenya's president calls for 'fixing' judiciary after Supreme Court orders fresh vote The ruling makes Kenya the first African country to have a presidential poll invalidated by a court. The ruling comes after global observers, including former Secretary of State John Kerry , said the election had been held with few disruptions. [Full Article...]

As Ties Worsen, Pakistan Foreign Office Says No High-Level Contact With US

As Ties Worsen, Pakistan Foreign Office Says No High-Level Contact With US He asserted that Pakistan s position on Afghanistan has always been clear. Pakistan on Saturday welcomed Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani's proposal that his country is ready for a comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan. USA officials worry that if Pakistan becomes an active foe, it could further destabilise Afghanistan and endanger US soldiers. Kabul and Islamabad have accused each othe... [Full Article...]

In new shift, France urges Syria transition without Assad

In new shift, France urges Syria transition without Assad Nasrallah said earlier this week that two Hezbollah fighters would be released soon as part of an ongoing deal with Daesh for transfer to eastern Syria . This photo provided on Monday, Aug 28, 2017 by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows buses gathering before a planned evacuation of Islamic State group militants, in the mountainous region of Qalamoun, Syria . [Full Article...]

Texas fans throw objects on field during loss to Maryland

Texas fans throw objects on field during loss to Maryland Maryland put the game out of reach via a 12-yard TD run by Jake Funk with 2:08 remaining and snapped a 17-game losing streak to ranked opponents. "It's a breakthrough for the program". NOTES: The Longhorns' 2017 roster features five players whose fathers also lettered in football at Texas (reserve QB Josh Covey, LB Breckyn Hager, RB Kirk Johnson, WR Collin Johnson and LS Michael David Poujol)... [Full Article...]

BRICS summit to focus on deepening cooperation

BRICS summit to focus on deepening cooperation China has begun construction of headquarters for the new BRICS New Development Bank , NDB, in Shanghai, marking its inauguration with a groundbreaking ceremony. In this connection, China has come up with the idea of "Brics plus" based on the successful experience in the past, in a bid to build a more extensive partnership. [Full Article...]

Kelly Trying to Cut Trump Off From Omarosa, Breitbart

Kelly Trying to Cut Trump Off From Omarosa, Breitbart In the end, the problem with Trump and the news or advice that triggers him is as much about demand as it is about supply, since the president wants and will always seek out his own information, and in that way probably wants to be triggered. [Full Article...]

Amber Alert canceled for Adams County mother and child

Amber Alert canceled for Adams County mother and child On Thursday, police said Venzor-Gonzalez took Adams - who is Venzor-Gonzalez's ex-girlfriend - and her child at gunpoint. A hunt is still underway in the Denver metro area to locate Venzor-Gonzalez and police are still taking tips on his location or potential sighting. [Full Article...]

Mueller Has Copy Of Original Letter Trump Drafted To Justify Comey Firing

Special counsel Robert Mueller has in his possession an early draft of a letter written but never sent that outlines President Donald Trump's reasons to fire former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, The New York Times reports . [Full Article...]

Screaming nurse arrested, dragged from hospital for refusing to draw blood

Screaming nurse arrested, dragged from hospital for refusing to draw blood But on July 26, it was her fearless refusal to abandon those duties, even for law enforcement, that resulted in a senselessly violent episode that was all caught on video . The patient Payne requested blood from was involved in a head-on crash with a vehicle that was fleeing police. Police said the officer is still on duty, but internal affairs is investigating. [Full Article...]

Humiliated for period stain, Indian girl kills herself - parents

Humiliated for period stain, Indian girl kills herself - parents She became the face of the state board students' fight against NEET after she chose to fight for her future and thousands of other students in the Supreme Court of India , She impleaded herself as a respondent demanding an exemption to NEET for Tamil Nadu. [Full Article...]

Judge sends Indian guru to jail for 20 years in rapes

Judge sends Indian guru to jail for 20 years in rapes Saint Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim Insan, has been in a prison since his conviction Friday . "We will file two appeals shortly". Ram Rahim's fate should be an object lesson to all those who develop illusions of invincibility. "A library in the jail has been converted into a courtroom", said Rajiv Pant, an official in charge of prisons. The guru, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was found guilty on F... [Full Article...]

RBI Data Confirms Note Ban was a Total Failure!

RBI Data Confirms Note Ban was a Total Failure! Data compiled by RBI showed that total electronic payment system which stood at 67.15 crore in volume, reached to a whopping 95.75 crore in December 2016 (end of demonetisation move), further to 89.69 crore by March 2017 and to 86.24 crore by end of July 2017. [Full Article...]

Judge Dismisses Some Charges Against PSU Frat Brothers

Judge Dismisses Some Charges Against PSU Frat Brothers A district judge has dismissed the most serious counts faced by former fraternity members in connection with the death of Timothy Piazza. All involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, and simple assault charges have been dropped. "We get a second shot, and we're absolutely going to take it". Defense attorneys shared similar strategies in closing arguments. The dismissal of many charges c... [Full Article...]

Polls: a growing number of Americans don't like Trump's conduct

Polls: a growing number of Americans don't like Trump's conduct Fifty-six percent said the president is "tearing the country apart". Only 33 percent approved of his performance there; 61 percent did not. Even if they succeed, this proposal would do nothing to help middle-income business owners, most of whom already pay a rate lower than 15 percent. [Full Article...]

U.S. forces Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate

U.S. forces Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate A senior administration official stressed that Tillerson and Lavrov both still want to improve U.S. "In the spirit of parity invoked by the Russians ", the USA will require Russia to close the three offices by Saturday, State Department spokesman Heather Nauert said in a statement . [Full Article...]

When Delhi's mountain of shame caved in

When Delhi's mountain of shame caved in Authorities said they were trying to ascertain the reason behind collapse. The Delhi government hit out at the BJP-ruled municipal corporations, saying the condition of the garbage dump was a recipe for disaster. Nearly a dozen divers from the Delhi Boat Club were involved in the rescue operation. "We had to clear the voluminous muck before we could begin pulling out the vehicles on to the road"... [Full Article...]

Sanctions on North Korea 'Misguided and Futile', Russia Says

The idea that North Korea's nuclear missile program can be stopped "exclusively by putting pressure on Pyongyang is erroneous and futile", Putin wrote in an article published on the Kremlin's website , per Reuters . South Korea's top office has confirmed that President Moon Jae-in will hold summit talks with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin next week on the sidelines of the Easter... [Full Article...]

Warmer for Labor Day Weekend

Warmer for Labor Day Weekend For the afternoons, we are expecting fair to partly-cloudy skies for all three days with highs in the upper 80°s to around 90°. Indeed, Friday was drier than we expected and we think that's going to continue through the better part of the Labor Day Weekend , too! Daytime Friday wind speeds will range between 5 and 10 miles per hour, decreasing to a steady 5 miles per hour over the weekend... [Full Article...]

After Muslims, Hindus flee persecution in Myanmar

After Muslims, Hindus flee persecution in Myanmar Erdogan expressed concern over the prevailing situation in the Rakhine State of Myanmar and "ongoing repression and enforcement of excessive power" on Rohingya community. He also noted with appreciation the efforts of Bangladeshi authorities to meet the "dire needs" of those crossing the border. The Bangladesh president underscored the need for ensuring the protection of general people of M... [Full Article...]


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