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'Fortnite' player, 45, threatened to shoot boy who beat him: Cops

'Fortnite' player, 45, threatened to shoot boy who beat him: Cops A 45-year-old guy in NY was arrested on Monday night after he lost a game of " Fortnite " to an 11-year-old boy and threatened to go to his school and SHOOT HIM. Online harassment through games is not an uncommon thing, though it rarely seems to lead to police involvement. The child had been playing the popular third-person shooter game with Aliperti for several months. [Full Article...]

At least four hurt after 'active shooter' opens fire in Middleton

At least four hurt after 'active shooter' opens fire in Middleton At least four people were wounded - none fatally - during a shooting at an office building in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin on Wednesday. Madison College on nearby shooting incident: "There is no active threat on campus at this time". Their conditions were not immediately disclosed by cops. WTS Paradigm makes software for the building products industry. She says she didn't know whether to run... [Full Article...]

Trump says no Federal Bureau of Investigation probe needed on Supreme Court pick

Trump says no Federal Bureau of Investigation probe needed on Supreme Court pick I feel so badly for him. "I expect all of the enlightened men in our country, cause there must be millions of men out there who are enlightened who also will rise up to say we can not continue the victimization and the smearing of someone like Dr. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh's accuser made her move -- now Republicans have to choose

Kavanaugh's accuser made her move -- now Republicans have to choose Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. One witness the Democrats want to hear from is Kavanaugh's high school friend Mark Judge , who Ford said was in the room when she was assaulted. In a tweet Tuesday night, Trump wrote: "The Supreme Court is one of the main reasons I got elected President". Other Republicans are suggesting that Ford will have on... [Full Article...]

Instant triple talaq now a criminal offence

Instant triple talaq now a criminal offence Addressing the media after the Cabinet meeting, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said there was a " compelling necessity and an overpowering urgency " to approve the ordinance. Under the ordinance, giving instant triple talaq is illegal and void, and will attract a jail term of three years for the husband. The proposed law also addresses "nikah halala", which requires the divorced woman to mar... [Full Article...]

As Senate weighs Kavanaugh, Thomas example offers cautions

As Senate weighs Kavanaugh, Thomas example offers cautions The Salt Lake Tribune's Washington bureau chief, Thomas Burr, says Senator Hatch's response then is pretty similar to his response now, as allegations of sexual misconduct have come out against Brett Kavanaugh . Ford's husband Russell said that he recalled her mention of Kavanaugh by name. The book describes being an alcoholic in high school and even features a cameo by someone he calls "Bart... [Full Article...]

Mangkhut: Deadly super typhoon makes landfall in China

Mangkhut: Deadly super typhoon makes landfall in China Mangkhut, known locally as Ompong, has recently been downgraded to a category-4 Atlantic hurricane. Environmental Secretary Roy Cimatu announced the ban on unauthorized mining during a news conference Monday in Benguet province, where 54 of the 65 deaths occurred since Typhoon Mangkhut hit the Philippines on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh's accuser 'should not be ignored or insulted'

Kavanaugh's accuser 'should not be ignored or insulted' Collins, one of the key swing votes in the confirmation process, noted that Ford wrote her letter in July but the allegations only came out last week , after Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings concluded. Last week, Feinstein said in a news release that she had information about Kavanaugh but was keeping it confidential at the request of the individual who provided the information. [Full Article...]

North and South Korea plan to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics

North and South Korea plan to bid for 2032 Summer Olympics Despite positive steps on Wednesday, both sides have a long way to go ahead of Trump's goal for the complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, according to Melissa Hanham, a senior research associate at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California. [Full Article...]

US, Russia clash over enforcing UN sanctions on N

US, Russia clash over enforcing UN sanctions on N Haley said Russia's move was in a bid to choke Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. "They are systematic", Haley told the 15-member council. The United States on Monday accused Russian Federation of "cheating" on UN sanctions against North Korea with a planned railway project, oil transfers and ongoing business dealings with Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, Safdar reach Jati Umra

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam, Safdar reach Jati Umra However, analysts saw the decision as a definite boost for Sharif's party and supporters. The two-judge bench also ordered the release of the former premier, his daughter and son-in-law from Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi. When the court asked him if the forged documents had led to her conviction for owning assets beyond means, the prosecutor replied: "Maryam hatched the conspiracy". [Full Article...]

What is the FBI’s role in the Kavanaugh allegations?

What is the FBI’s role in the Kavanaugh allegations? Anita Hill , whose allegation Clarence Thomas sexually harassed her prompted a similar hearing in 1991, told ABC on Wednesday that the Judiciary Committee could be holding "just a sham proceeding" next week without the FBI investigation Ford wants. [Full Article...]

Protests continue demanding justice for Botham Jean

Protests continue demanding justice for Botham Jean Lucia. This email will be delivered to your inbox once a day in the morning. 2 fired cartridge casings; 1 laptop computer; 1 black backpack with police equipment and paperwork; 1 insulated lunch box; 1 black ballistic vest with "police" markings; 10.4 grams of marijuana in ziplock bags (less than an ounce); 1 metal marijuana grinder; 2 RFID keys; 2 used packages of medical aid. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate

Kavanaugh and accuser to testify in Senate The president said he was "totally supporting" Kavanaugh and rejected calls for the FBI to investigate the accusation. "Any issues that have come up have been turned over to the people that do the background investigations and we'll see what they come up with", Leahy said at the time . [Full Article...]

Kim, Moon Start Possibly Most Challenging Korean Summit Yet

Kim, Moon Start Possibly Most Challenging Korean Summit Yet It was previously used by two former South Korean presidents during their own summits with Kim's dad, Kim Jing-Il, in 2000 and 2007. But any criticism was soon overshadowed by the April summit, which also improved Kim's image in South Korea - in one survey at the time, 78 percent of respondents said they had faith in the North Korean leader. [Full Article...]

Trump hosts joint news conference with Poland president

Trump hosts joint news conference with Poland president Since Russia annexed Crimea in 2014, and followed that up with military support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, Poland has welcomed rotational US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation deployments to Poland and the Baltic states, and pressed for more. [Full Article...]

'Impeachment is hell': Manafort deal increases pressure on Trump

'Impeachment is hell': Manafort deal increases pressure on Trump He instead agreed to admit wrongdoing and cooperate fully with Mueller, turning over any documents that may be relevant to the special counsel's investigation and testifying in any proceedings where that might be necessary. "It's so terrific for the investigation, and frankly for the American people, that we're moving forward and we're getting someone who may be knowledgable", Starr said. [Full Article...]

Russia says military plane with 14 aboard lost off Syria's coast

Russia says military plane with 14 aboard lost off Syria's coast Russian Federation has given the Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad crucial support throughout the Syrian conflict which started off in 2011 with a government crackdown. Alleged Israeli strikes in Syria previously have given Russian defense-populated sites a wide berth, but strikes on the Damascus International Airport on Sunday and the air battle on Monday have played out near to Russian forces. [Full Article...]

High praise from the Rastafarian community after ConCourt's dagga ruling

High praise from the Rastafarian community after ConCourt's dagga ruling He says the users of alcohol and tobacco are allowed to use these substances however they wish. Celebrations broke out in the court, which was packed with marijuana advocates and members of South Africa's Rastafarian community. The court has not approved - in any form - the trade in marijuana, meaning the government will not be able to profit from taxing a legalised industry. [Full Article...]

Trump Defends Embattled Supreme Court Nominee

Trump Defends Embattled Supreme Court Nominee After the GOP statement was released, Senate Democrats called for the committee vote on Kavanaugh to be postponed. President Donald Trump has defended his nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court and says it is OK with him if there is a delay on his confirmation while sexual assault allegations are heard. [Full Article...]


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