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Pro Clowns Feel Backlash Over "Creepy Clown" Trend

In what has been a freaky ongoing issue for the past several weeks, supposed creepy clown sightings in a number of states across the country have made their way to national conversation. Sweeney said video was posted on social media of a person wearing a clown mask running onto a school track during a sporting event and quickly running off. [Full Article...]

Funeral of former Israeli president at Mount Herzl

Obama and Clinton spoke during the ceremony, as requested by the Peres family, reflecting the warm ties he had with presidents from the United States. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994, but critics of Mr Peres claim he was a war criminal responsible for the murder of Palestinian civilians. [Full Article...]

Charlotte police major says body cameras could put tactical officers at risk

Charlotte police major says body cameras could put tactical officers at risk The package was removed Tuesday night and taken to a remote location to be rendered safe, police said , adding that more testing was needed to determine exactly what the package contained. For example, recently, Danville, Virginia, police officers were criticized for allegedly trying to block their dash cameras by popping their hoods, leading the department to say that it would no longer allow ... [Full Article...]

Vic police threaten creepy clown copycats

Vic police threaten creepy clown copycats The school district remained open Tuesday, despite receiving some "creepy clown" threats late Monday evening. The Hopewell Valley School District posted a message on Wednesday that an "official looking" Instagram account created using the school's name was a fake. [Full Article...]

Malaysian court lets off Aussies who partied in swimsuits

Underneath their outerwear, the Australian race vehicle fans were wearing skimpy swimwear printed with the Malaysian flag. Nick Kelly (centre) from the group of nine dubbed the "Budgie Nine" speaks to the media after arriving at Sydney Airport. [Full Article...]

Prince William and Kate finish Canadian tour in Victoria, BC

Prince William and Kate finish Canadian tour in Victoria, BC He then shook some hands like a true statesman - although he didn't seem too thrilled about it. The schoolboy said afterwards: 'It was really excited to meet them; I wish that I asked them something but it was still really exciting. Prince George and Princess Charlotte Have the Best Time in Canada! William said he felt "very lucky" to have introduced his children to the Commonwealth - addi... [Full Article...]

Portugal's Guterres, likely UN chief, wants to build bridges

Portuguese officials have welcomed the choice as an honour for the country and a triumph for Portuguese diplomacy. He said that his 10 years as the United Nations high commissioner for refugees, which ended in December, were "excellent preparation" for a secretary-general who needs to be an honest broker and be seen by countries as independent in order to promote consensus and overcome crises.... [Full Article...]

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong 'detained in Thailand'

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong 'detained in Thailand' Joshua Wong thanked his Thai democracy activist friends on Wednesday night who had "stayed at the airport overnight and negotiated with local officials". Last year Wong was barred from entering Malaysia, where officials sent him back to Hong Kong citing fears his planned talks would damage ties with Beijing. [Full Article...]

Rebels attack armycamp in Kashmir, 3 rebels killed

Rebels attack armycamp in Kashmir, 3 rebels killed The terrorists attacked on the sentry posts of the Rashtriya Rifles camp in Langate at two places. Two Army jawans have reportedly been injured in the attack, but no casualties reported so far. He said that three AK-47 rifles and large quantity of ammunition including eight assault rifle magazine, two mobile, four radio sets, three Global Positioning System, three under barrel grenade launchers ... [Full Article...]

Santos Dedicates Nobel Peace Prize to All Colombians

Santos Dedicates Nobel Peace Prize to All Colombians Uribe, who inflamed widespread hatred of the rebels by warning that the peace deal would take Colombia down the path of communist Cuba, emerged as the big victor in the referendum and is pushing for harsher punishment for the FARC. Prize committee chair Kaci Kullmann Five said the prize should be seen as encouragement to the FARC as well. "I'll continue search for peace until the last moment of ... [Full Article...]

Coldplay sets 2017 date for Gillette Stadium in Foxborough

Coldplay sets 2017 date for Gillette Stadium in Foxborough The shows will be an extension of their current A Head Full Of Dreams Tour, which started in March of this year in support of their album of the same name. We recommend following Coldplay on their social media accounts and signing up for their free email newsletter , in addition to checking your local venue's email newsletter and social media, to get the most up-to-date information. [Full Article...]

Korea pledges US$120 mln to help Afghanistan

The United States invaded Afghanistan after the Taliban refused to expel Al-Qaeda's leadership from the country following the 9/11 attacks. "There is a path toward an honorable end to the conflict that the Taliban have waged -- it is a conflict that can not be won on the battlefield", Kerry said at the donor conference in Belgium's capital. [Full Article...]

Giuliani Says Trump Better For US 'Than a Woman'

Giuliani Says Trump Better For US 'Than a Woman' With empathy and restraint, he said the number of 9/11 dead would be "more than any of us can bear". I grabbed my ear lobe and jiggled it in disbelief of the words I was hearing from former NY mayor Rudolph Giuliani's mouth. Like other women he has singled out for what he considers physical flaws - including the actress Rosie O'Donnell; businesswoman and former presidential candidate Carly Fio... [Full Article...]

No funds for state associations until BCCI implements Lodha panel reforms: SC

No funds for state associations until BCCI implements Lodha panel reforms: SC Over the course of the year, the trio met various stakeholders of the game, including former cricketers and BCCI office bearers before putting out a series of administrative reforms in the board's functioning. "We exist because of them", Mr. Sibal spoke for BCCI . It then added that the BCCI should have waited for the Lodha panel to form guidelines for the disbursal of funds before releasing ... [Full Article...]

American Researcher Killed During Ethiopia Protests

American Researcher Killed During Ethiopia Protests A colleague from the Department of Plant Biology who was traveling with Gray was not hurt and was on her way back to the United States, Burtis said. Brady was uninjured and headed home, he said. "She was really passionate about science and climate change", O'Brien said. The U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia which issued a travel advisory for parts of Ethiopia in August also confirmed her death in a st... [Full Article...]

Trudeau says Canada to implement carbon tax

Trudeau says the federal government will implement a price in any province or territory that doesn't have either a carbon price or a cap-and-trade system in place by 2018. Oil-rich Alberta, meanwhile, said it supports a national carbon price in principle for creating a level playing field, but put conditions on agreeing to Trudeau's scheme. [Full Article...]

UK Labour leader addresses claims of anti-Semitism in party

Over half of Labour supporters say that Jeremy Corbyn should be retained as party leader, even if he loses the next general election. Following the results of the Labour Party Leadership battle on Saturday 24 September, Mr Lucas tweeted the below congratulating Mr Corbyn on his reelection. [Full Article...]

Asian shares wobble, dollar firms after upbeat United States data

The Australian dollar edged up 0.1 per cent to $0.7679 and Australian shares slipped 0.4 per cent, ahead of a monthly policy decision later on Tuesday by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). "After a sharp fall in August, the rebound in the ISM manufacturing index to 51.5 in September should soothe fears that the US economy is headed for a serious downturn", said Andrew Hunter, US economist at Cap... [Full Article...]

India set to ratify Paris climate change agreement at UN

Environment Ministry spokesman Himank Kothiyal said Indian officials would hand over the ratification instruments to United Nations officials in NY later Sunday. December's Paris accord, by nearly 200 nations, aims to slash greenhouse gas emissions by shifting away from fossil fuels to limit global warming to "well below" two degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial times. [Full Article...]

Israelis Pay Respects to Peres; Clinton Arrives in Israel

He never realised his vision of a new Middle East built upon a 1993 interim peace deal he helped shape with the Palestinians, but his optimism never died. Some 7,000 police officers have lined the streets of the capital in preparation for Thursday and Friday's events. Earlier, former U.S. President Bill Clinton had confirmed that he would attend the funeral , and that was corroborated by the pr... [Full Article...]


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