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Transcript: Parkland shooter said 'demon' drove him to 'evil'

Transcript: Parkland shooter said 'demon' drove him to 'evil' The recorder inside the room was still running. "It's still fresh to me because every single day, I identify as a MSD student and the trauma that I went through", Ho-Shing said, "so there's days where I'm still crying". Events surrounding the shooting are "of the utmost importance to our community", Editor-in-Chief Julie Anderson explained in a story on Tuesday. You deserve to die because you'... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths Dhaka : Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina urged students on Sunday to go home as police fired tear gas during an eighth day of unprecedented protests over road safety which have paralysed parts of Dhaka . On Saturday, US ambassador Bernicat's vehicle was set upon by a mob. Chittagong Inter District Transport Owners Association leader Kafil Uddin said they got instruction from central off... [Full Article...]

Witnesses saw woman carrying basket before dead baby washed up

Witnesses saw woman carrying basket before dead baby washed up The approximately 8-month-old child, wearing only diapers, was discovered Sunday afternoon by a family visiting New York City from Stillwater, Oklahoma. Authorities said he showed no signs of trauma . "My mom, she was out here and she was kind of just looking in the water, and she calls my dad over and says 'there's a baby in the water!' " Austin told ABC 7 in NY. [Full Article...]

Tight Ohio Vote Could Spell Trouble for GOP This Fall

Tight Ohio Vote Could Spell Trouble for GOP This Fall O'Connor and Balderson exchanged leads as the votes rolled in, with the Republican ahead by about 700 votes with 95 percent of precincts counted in the fight for a U.S. 7, 2018, in Dublin, Ohio. It's unclear how much Trump's support helped or hurt Balderson. In Kansas, sitting Governor Jeff Colyer was locked in a close battle for the Republican gubernatorial nomination against immigration hard... [Full Article...]

Fresh round of money laundering charges for Najib Razak

Fresh round of money laundering charges for Najib Razak Malaysia's attorney-general welcomed the boat being turned over, and said that "sensitive and delicate negotiations" had taken place between Malaysia, Indonesia and the USA to ensure it happened. Low, who has so far evaded arrest, issued a statement through his US attorney on Monday protesting the handover of the yacht as an "illegal act" for ignoring court proceedings in the United States. [Full Article...]

Osinbajo Condemns NASS Blockade, Vows To Punish Perpetrators

Osinbajo Condemns NASS Blockade, Vows To Punish Perpetrators Osinbajo's personal assistant tweeted that the former DSS chief had been directed to hand over to the most senior officer of the State Security Service till further notice. The statement gave no reason for Daura's dismissal. The PDP commended federal lawmakers, Nigerians, the media as well as the global community "who rose in defence of our democracy, even as we remind all not to let down their ... [Full Article...]

Footage shows botched eyebrow job lead to wild brawl in nail salon

Footage shows botched eyebrow job lead to wild brawl in nail salon In the clip, a woman in a black top is being pushed around by the Asian staff of the salon. "She had practically all her eyebrow gone". The salon, which was open for business Monday, eventually closed early with police escorting workers to a waiting van. [Full Article...]

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister Karunanidhi dies at 94

Former Tamil Nadu chief minister Karunanidhi dies at 94 Karunanidhi followed Annadurai, establishing the Davidar Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in 1949. "The legacy of the great leader will live on", he said, extending his condolences to the bereaved family and people of Tamil Nadu. In a series of tweets, Modi said: "Deeply saddened by the passing away of Kalaignar Karunanidhi". As a high school student, Karunanidhi founded the Tamil Nadu Tamil Manavar ... [Full Article...]

California: Mendocino Complex biggest wildfire in state history

California: Mendocino Complex biggest wildfire in state history In addition, "the rates of mortality from fire, insects, and disease are about three times as high on national forest lands as they are on private lands regulated under California's strict environmental laws", he said . The Forest Service became more costly and less effective as it increasingly "rewarded forest managers for losing money on environmentally questionable practices", wrote Randal... [Full Article...]

Star witness Gates resumes testimony in Manafort trial

Star witness Gates resumes testimony in Manafort trial Those admissions are likely to become a focal point for Manafort's defence team when he is cross examined on Tuesday. On Monday and earlier Tuesday, Gates testified that he and Manafort had engaged in numerous improper financial manoeuvres involving their work in Ukraine, but Gates, 46, pinned the majority of the responsibility on Manafort. [Full Article...]

Everything you need to know about the Saudi Arabia-Canada fallout

Everything you need to know about the Saudi Arabia-Canada fallout Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday that Canada will continue to support women's rights and speak out on behalf of them. In response, the Saudi government has expelled Canada's ambassador from the country and frozen all new trade with Canada. [Full Article...]

At Least 18 Dead As Helicopter Crashes in Krasnoyarsk, Russia

At Least 18 Dead As Helicopter Crashes in Krasnoyarsk, Russia None of the 15 passengers and three crew members on board survived, the ministry said. Would you like to get published on Standard Media websites? In Russia , the helicopter operator predominantly works with oil and gas companies, transporting people and cargo for clients including Gazprom, Shell and Rosneft. [Full Article...]

LeBron James adds Showtime documentary to TV portfolio

LeBron James adds Showtime documentary to TV portfolio Showtime president and CEO David Nevins announced the news at the TCA summer press tour on Monday. The series will trace the history of the NBA's players from the merger with the ABA to now and how players grew their off the court brands and platforms. [Full Article...]

California wildfires: Donald Trump BLAMES California's ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS for blazes

California wildfires: Donald Trump BLAMES California's ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS for blazes About two-thirds of the global reinforcements in Redding were sent to the Mendocino Complex Fires, U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Kerry Greene said , and the remaining third stayed nearby to fight the Carr Fire . More than 3,700 firefighting personnel are battling the Mendocino Complex, one of about 17 wildfires burning in the state. According to CBS News , there are now at least 18 major ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's legal team doesn't want him to interview with Robert Mueller

Donald Trump's legal team doesn't want him to interview with Robert Mueller Mr Trump's latest tweet appears to contradict a previous statement from the Trump camp about the meeting. He repeated that he had not known about the meeting in advance. Russian Federation has denied allegations by U.S. intelligence agencies that it meddled and Trump denies collusion, describing the Mueller investigation as a political witch hunt. [Full Article...]

Judge upholds ruling that DACA must be restored

Judge upholds ruling that DACA must be restored President Trump announced plans to shutter the program, which protects young immigrants who came to the U.S.as children from deportation, in September 2017. "The court has already once given DHS the opportunity to remedy these deficiencies - either by providing a coherent explanation of its legal opinion or by reissuing its decision for bona fide policy reasons that would preclude judicial revi... [Full Article...]

10 killed, 53 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings

10 killed, 53 wounded in Chicago weekend shootings The most recent shooting happened in the early hours of Monday morning when a man in a ski-mask fired two shots at people stood outside their home. Police said gunmen targeted a block party, a gathering after a funeral, and other gatherings on a night where thousands of people gathered for a downtown concert. [Full Article...]

Apple removes Alex Jones content from iTunes, podcast platforms

These moves could impact how Jones' message reaches people given his media company largely operates online. Spotify also removed the Alex Jones Show from its podcasts . "When users violate these policies repeatedly, like our policies against hate speech and harassment or our terms prohibiting circumvention of our enforcement measures, we terminate their accounts", a YouTube spokesperson ... [Full Article...]

Advisors Reportedly Telling Trump to Stop Tweeting About the Trump Tower Meeting

Advisors Reportedly Telling Trump to Stop Tweeting About the Trump Tower Meeting Others have said the meeting could provide clues to a broader conspiracy by Trump officials with Russians. US President Donald Trump admitted his son, Donald Jr (seen here), met with a Russian lawyer in Trump Tower in 2016. Trump Jr. had also previously claimed that he had never participated in any such meeting at all. Last week, however, he adopted his lawyers' tactics and insisted "collu... [Full Article...]

9-year-old boy robbed at lemonade stand in Union County

9-year-old boy robbed at lemonade stand in Union County Investigators said the teen, who wore a camouflage hat and black shirt, stuck a handgun in the boy's stomach demanding money then ran away. The money that he raised after the robbery will be used to buy a riding lawnmower, his father said. [Full Article...]


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