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George HW Bush Grateful for ''Outpouring of Love'' After Barbara Bush's Death

George HW Bush Grateful for ''Outpouring of Love'' After Barbara Bush's Death Barbara Bush championed family literacy during her time in the White House, focusing on bringing awareness to early childhood education and adult literacy for parents. While condolences are coming in from around the world, former President George H.W. Bush released a statement. The only other woman to be both wife and mother of USA presidents was Abigail Adams , the first lady from 1797 ... [Full Article...]

Surf tournament cancelled after two shark attacks on nearby beaches

Surf tournament cancelled after two shark attacks on nearby beaches This can not be just talk, and it can not be compromised. "Surfing is a sport that carries various forms of risk, and is unique in that wild animals inhabit our performance environment", said Goldschmidt. This time around, the men had only completed the first two rounds, and the women had completed the first three. Mick Fanning was about to fight for a World Surf competition circuit victory in S... [Full Article...]

American Lung Association air quality study shows 'mixed grades' for NC

American Lung Association air quality study shows 'mixed grades' for NC Christy Sadreameli, an assistant professor of pediatric pulmonology with Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Two years ago , Erie County received a failing grade with 19 high ozone days. Unfortunately, ozone pollution is on the rise statewide due to warmer temperatures, which makes ozone more likely to form and harder to clean up. But did you know that Phoenix is the 8th most polluted cit... [Full Article...]

Turkey: Why Erdogan Called Snap Elections

Turkey: Why Erdogan Called Snap Elections On Tuesday, Bahceli made a call to hold presidential and parliamentary elections earlier than the scheduled date, saying "it has become too hard to get to November 2019 with stability and equilibrium under the current circumstances". "The country needs to brought out of the emergency rule regime starting today", CHP spokesman Bulent Tezcan said. Such a situation and the readiness of the National... [Full Article...]

Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, selected as next president of Cuba

Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, selected as next president of Cuba The Cuban General Assembly is expected to elect Diaz-Canel, an engineer and former education minister, in the coming days . Raul Castro, 86, has said a few times he has no intention of seeking a third five-year term. Infrastructure is crumbling , foreign investment is lagging and any hope that Cubans may have pegged on a warmer relationship with the US has faltered as renewed tensions have e... [Full Article...]

Brexit: House of Lords push to keep United Kingdom in customs union

Brexit: House of Lords push to keep United Kingdom in customs union Attempts to rewrite the European Union (Withdrawal Bill) include a cross-party amendment which would require ministers to negotiate "an arrangement which enables the United Kingdom to continue participating in a customs union with the EU" after Brexit. [Full Article...]

Insane Crash Through Intersection Ends High-Speed Police Chase

Insane Crash Through Intersection Ends High-Speed Police Chase He said the robber - which he described as a white man with a dark beard and a dark hoodie - held an AK-47-type rifle, a police report states. According to the St. "I fell down, he jumped on top of me and started hitting me before he ripped off my uniform", said the officer. Another individual taken into custody was questioned and released without being charged. [Full Article...]

Syrians rally in Damascus in support of Assad's military

Syrians rally in Damascus in support of Assad's military Mr Nebenzia accused the US, UK and France of "hooliganism" and of "demonstrating a blatant disregard for global law". Haley also repeated her comment Saturday, at an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council , that the us remains " locked and loaded ". [Full Article...]

Video captures moment police punch, wrestle naked Harvard student to ground

Video captures moment police punch, wrestle naked Harvard student to ground A police report stated that Ohene was punched five times in the stomach. The police have defended their response, which is under an internal investigation, though the officers - three from the Cambridge Police Department and one from Transit Police - have not been removed from duty. [Full Article...]

National manhunt underway for grandmother accused of killing husband and her lookalike

National manhunt underway for grandmother accused of killing husband and her lookalike Marceno said Riess befriended 59-year-old Pamela Hutchinson and targeted her due to their similar appearance. Riess is also wanted on felony theft charges for allegedly transferring close to $10,000 from a bank account for her husband's business to another of his personal accounts before forging his signature on three checks totaling $11,000. [Full Article...]

Teenager unearths treasures linked to Harald Bluetooth

Teenager unearths treasures linked to Harald Bluetooth On a field of 400 square meters, they came upon a silver treasure from the late 10th century with coins that are assigned to the Danish king Harald Bluetooth (about 910 - 987). In the 980s he fled to Pomerania, now in north Germany, after losing a big sea battle against forces loyal to his son Sweyn Forkbeard. Their dig, which wrapped up over the weekend, ultimately unearthed hundreds of ancient... [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels Releases Sketch of Man She Says Threatened Her

Stormy Daniels Releases Sketch of Man She Says Threatened Her Avenatti says they are now offering $100,000 for information leading to the man's identification. One of the biggest news stories of 2018 has been in regards to Donald Trump's alleged affair with adult film star #Stormy Daniels and the hush money that was paid to keep her quiet by the president's lawyer. [Full Article...]

National Weather Service confirms EF2 tornado in Lynchburg

National Weather Service confirms EF2 tornado in Lynchburg Paul airport. On Saturday, 240 flights were cancelled to or from Minneapolis-St. An EF2 tornado would do considerable damage like roofs turn off well-constructed homes, mobile homes completely destroyed, large trees snapped or uprooted and cars lifted off the ground. [Full Article...]

Russia Blocks Telegram Messaging Service

Russia Blocks Telegram Messaging Service Durov , however, warns that banning Telegram could actually compromise Russian state security and the security of 15 million Russian Telegram users. A spokeswoman told Reuters that France wanted an app whose encryption isn't controlled by the U.S. [Full Article...]

Putin warns of global 'chaos' after US-led strike on Syria

Putin warns of global 'chaos' after US-led strike on Syria The Pentagon said no further action was planned but Washington's envoy to the United Nations, Nikki Haley , warned that the USA was " locked and loaded " should another gas attack occur. "We are considering additional sanctions on Russian Federation and a decision will be made in the near future", the press secretary said in a statement, adding that Trump wants "a good relationship" with Russia... [Full Article...]

Nawaz, Maryam to leave for London today

Nawaz, Maryam to leave for London today Sharif called for an end to muzzling media and individuals. "PEMRA has also been directed by the LHC to strictly monitor TV channels with regard to airing any anti-judiciary speeches/remarks and submit a report after 15 days", a court official told PTI. [Full Article...]

Bon-Ton Heads to Liquidation

Bon-Ton Heads to Liquidation If Bon-Ton is shuttered, it would be a major blow to its employees and to retail centers around the state. As of late Monday, the auction had not concluded, according to four sources. A Bon-Ton spokesperson could not be reached for comment at press time. The Younkers brothers opened their first store - a general store in Keokuk - in 1862. [Full Article...]

USA to impose sanctions on Russian Federation in wake of Syrian chemical attack

USA to impose sanctions on Russian Federation in wake of Syrian chemical attack On Monday he said he would decide within 48 hours on a forceful answer to the attack in Syria, later telling reporters: "When, I will not say, because I don't like talking about timing". The Kremlin readout said that Putin warned against rushing to blame the Syrian government before conducting a "thorough and objective probe". "We did not give diplomacy just one chance". [Full Article...]

Sweden is a strong contributor to Make in India initiative: PM Modi

Sweden is a strong contributor to Make in India initiative: PM Modi After Stockholm , Mr Modi will travel to London to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting . "It will be a no-holds-barred interaction with Prime Minister Modi, in a manner and format never witnessed before", said Vijay Chauthaiwale, in charge of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Foreign Affairs Department. [Full Article...]

IEBC resignations confirm Jubilee government's illegitimacy -Orengo

IEBC resignations confirm Jubilee government's illegitimacy -Orengo The commission was frequently at the centre of controversy during Kenya's extended election season a year ago, in which around 100 people were killed. Siaya Senator James Orengo and his Elgeyo Marakwet fired the first salvo immediately it became apparent, the electoral body can not conduct any business due to lack of quorum. [Full Article...]


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