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Legislator Kennedy encourages residents to take part in Clear the Shelter Day

If someone is interested in adopting 2 cats or kittens at the same time, the adoption fees for the second cat or kitten will be waived. Qualified applicants can choose from dogs, cats and rabbits. For photos of available animals, visit the Facebook page by searching, "Emporia Kansas Animal Shelter", or the "Humane Society of the Flint Hills".

Top military brass slams racism after Charlottesville

Adm. John Richardson, the Chief of Naval Operations, started the trend on Saturday when he posted a statement on Twitter and Facebook that called the events in Charlottesville "shameful" and "unacceptable". Joseph Lengyel. "None of them would directly go against the President just to go against the president, because that's not the way the military was built", said Dempsey, a combat veteran who previously served as a special assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff .

Australian terrorist Khaled Sharrouf and sons believed killed in Syria

His two sons, aged 11 and 12, are also believed to have been killed in the strike conducted by the anti-Isis coalition on Friday (11 August). The ABC report said photographs of the clan's bodies were seen by a circle of Australian extremists.

This documentary on Charlottesville violence shows how white supremacists spew hate

Cantwell expresses fear at going outside because of the presence of the National Guard, and condemns the media for making it appear as though the white supremacists who were being violent at the rally. Trump's equivalence between the actions of the white nationalists and those of the counterprotesters has drawn near-universal backlash by observers, including Republicans.

Assam schools celebrate Independence Day in waist-deep flood waters

Eight more people were killed in floods in the eastern states of West Bengal and Meghalaya. Dhemaji district in upper Assam is the worst-hit where almost one lakh people were affected. Food packets are being airdropped in the affected areas. More than 14,000 flood-affected people were shifted to safer areas on Tuesday using 232 boats.

Lebanon Rape Law Absolving Rapists Who Marry Victims Nixed

The women's rights group Abaad called the repeal of Article 522 a "triumph for the dignity of women" and thanked MPs for "strengthening the protection of women from all forms of violence". Lebanon's decision comes just over two weeks after Jordan's parliament binned a similar article in its penal code. Justice Minister Salim Jrayssati said he would consult women's rights groups to "see if there's a need for other or more amendments".

Albers earns 1st win in 4 years, Mariners top Orioles 3-1

The left-hander has only made two starts for the Mariners , most recently giving up one earned run on four hits with no strikeouts and a walk over 4 1/3 innings in a 6-5 home loss to the Angels. Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Andrew Albers throws against the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, in Seattle.

Rohith Vemula was not Dalit: Inquiry Commission

Rohith Vemula committed suicide of his own volition, said a report by Justice (retd.) AK Roopanwal Commission. The enquiry commission report submitted to the HRD ministry past year, also said that Vemula was not a Dalit by caste, besides giving a clean chit to then HRD minister Smriti Irani and BJP leader Bandaru Dattatreya .

Trump speaks with Macron amid mounting tensions with North Korea

The Pentagon said the United States and South Korea would proceed as planned with a joint military exercise in 10 days, an action sure to further antagonise North Korea. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also renewed his pledge Saturday morning to prevent any accidents related to the North's warned launch. President Donald Trump has boasted that the United States military was " locked and loaded ".

Pakistan government websites hacked on independence day

Officials said security had been tightened in various areas of the city, particularly in the Red Fort area from where Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation today, reported Xinhua. A Pakistani vendor paints the color of the Pakistani flag on a girl's face celebrating the 70th Independence Day in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. It is also on this special day that the Prime Minister and other highly ranked politicians talk to the citizens about the country's laws, legacy, and ...

Years On: What Happened When The British Army Left India

It was after hundreds of years that India claimed its Independence from the British rule on August 15, 1947. Independence Day was celebrated with the National Flag salute by the 21 guns firing. East Bengal became part of Pakistan until the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War, while West Bengal remained with India . Independence Day is celebrated by the government of India every year when the current Prime Minister of India raised out tricolour national flag at the Red Fort in ...

Ottawa, Gatineau residents mobilize after deadly mudslides in Sierra Leone

President Ernest Bai Koroma earlier pleaded for "urgent support", saying entire communities had been wiped out. A planned a mass burial of victims on Wednesday to free up space in mortuaries was delayed, the report said. The Country's Tourism Minister told local radio that 297 bodies have been brought to the overwhelmed city morgue, including those of 105 men, 83 women and 109 children.

FBI agent hurt after accidental explosion at NYC federal building

She refused to provide more information about the incident, but said there was no danger to the public. The agent reportedly sustained injuries to the right hand and wrist and was taken to the hospital in stable condition. Built in the 1960s, 26 Federal Plaza houses several federal agencies, including the FBI, the Social Security Administration, the Department of Homeland Security, and others.

Dashcam Video Shows Cops Searching Woman's Vagina For 11 Minutes, Lawyer Says

Despite spending 11 minutes carrying out a vaginal search on the woman during the traffic stop, officers will not face criminal charges. Two of the deputies involved the body cavity search were charged past year with official oppression. In the meantime, Cammack is pushing for a special prosecutor to step in from another county and bring new charges against the deputies. Police initially said Corley consented to the search , but they also charged her with resisting arrest and with ...

Liverpool target Christian Pulisic insists he is staying at Borussia Dortmund

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has also been a long-time admirer of the American and has tried to lure him to Anfield this summer. The USA global has insisted that he is happy at the Westfalenstadion after rumours have emerged linking him with a move to Merseyside.

HHS Awards $105 Million to Community Health Centers for Quality Improvement

Earlier this month the federal government approved a five-year extension of a statewide Medicaid managed care program for Florida. Leaders of some of the health organizations said Tuesday the requirement would make the payment process more cumbersome and unreliable.

AG Jeff Sessions to bash Rahm Emanuel in sanctuary city speech

Mr. Sessions will be joined by Tom Homan, the acting director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, at an event Wednesday afternoon in Miami . Sessions slammed other cities referred to as "sanctuary cities" because they are believed to shelter illegal immigrant.

Sharad Yadav's Show Of Strength With Opposition Parties Tomorrow

The conclave, conceived as a protest against Bihar CM Nitish Kumar's decision to junk the "secular" alliance is set to be attended by leaders of several Opposition political parties, including Congress, Trinamool Congress, RJD and leaders of the Left parties.

Monsoon flooding kills at least 245 in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

Residents in some areas are out of reach as roads and bridges have been cut off. Nepal's government has been under criticism for not being able to reach people desperate for help. Authorities said flooding and landslides triggered by the downpours there have killed 115 people. In Bangladesh, at least 27 people have been killed.

PM Abbasi chairs meeting of National Security Council in Islamabad

Situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and Pak-Afghan border management will also be discussed during the meeting. Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and other ministers and advisors were present at the meeting held here.

Spanish migrant rescue ship threatened by Libyan coastguard

Doctors Without Borders, Save the Children, and Sea Eye all said they are halting rescue efforts due to safety concerns in an increasingly hostile environment. The Libyan coastguard intercepted a humanitarian rescue vessel in the Mediterranean and ordered it to sail to Tripoli or risk being targeted. On Twitter, Defend Europe said they also offered to cooperate with the Libyan authorities.

North Korea Says It Might Fire Missiles Into Waters Near Guam

Japan and South Korea have promised a strong response if Kim fires the missiles. In April the US Air Force lined up dozens of helicopters, tactical fighter jets and surveillance planes on the runway at Kadena airbase in Japan as a show of force aimed at North Korea .

Baby dolphin dies after beachgoers pull it from water for selfies

According to The Mirror , the young female dolphin had lost its mother and become stranded . Bathers played with the dolphin in the shallows, inadvertently blocking her breathing hole and pulling her from the water for pictures, probably causing stress that proved fatal, it said.

Scottish parliament hit by cyber-attack similar to Westminster assault

The attack was from an external source and was similar to the one that affected the Westminister in June earlier this year. "Symptoms of the attack include account lockouts or failed log-ins", wrote Grice. Parts of the NHS were forced to run on an emergency-only basis during the attack. It appears to have been state-sponsored... However, Grice claimed that the parliament's IT systems are still fully operational as the attack was identified at an initial stage.

Federal judges order changes to Texas congressional map ahead of 2018

The court found that the 23rd District is now "a Latino opportunity district and there is no evidence of intentional discrimination/dilution". (Nonetheless, a Democrat, Lloyd Doggett , has held the seat ever since.) And in the 27th District in southeast Texas, Republicans transformed a majority-Latino district into a majority-white district to protect Republican Rep.

Should Statues Of Slave Owner George Washington Be Torn Down, Too?

On Tuesday, the President said that "before I make a statement, I like to know the facts". "When the President won't stand with you for more than 12 hours against Nazis, this cuts deep", said CNN commentator Van Jones. OK? And the press has treated them absolutely unfairly. "I guarantee you, they are going to go to Washington, and they are going to demand that the Washington Monument be torn down".

Mitch McConnell: 'There are no good Nazis'

I have condemned many different groups, but not all of those people were neo-Nazis, believe me. The statement was in line with comments the day before from House Speaker Paul Ryan, who said "white supremacy is repulsive", but ignored the president's comments.

CM Mehbooba Mufti welcomes PM Narendra Modi's remarks on Kashmir

Addressing the nation on the occasion of the 71st Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi opined that the situation in the Valley can not be solved by bullets or abuses, but by embracing Kashmiris. He lauded the efforts of the security forces for keeping peace in the country. He said the proof of the pudding is in the eating. "We look forward to being embraced in the warm grip of understanding, acceptance and respect", he tweeted.

Israel demolishes home of terrorist who murdered 3 family members

Israeli forces detain a Palestinian protester during clashes after border guards dispersed Muslim worshipers with teargas following prayers outside Jerusalem al-Quds' Old City, which houses the al-Aqsa Mosque's compound, on July 21, 2017.

Army helicopter reportedly down off coast of Hawaii

The US Coast Guard is searching for five people who were on board the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that went down in the Pacific Ocean west of the Hawaiian island of Oahu. Night-time training of this kind is commonplace for helicopter crews, according to Lieutenant Colonel Curtis Kellogg, public affairs officer for the Army's 25th Infantry Division.

Nepal requests China to help expand Ayurveda research centre to seven provinces

The President said Pakistan in collaboration with China would continue its efforts to eliminate the menace of terrorism. Mamnoon said Pakistan wanted to resolve all the outstanding issues with its neighbours peacefully. The president thanked the Chinese vice premier for participating in the Pakistan's 70th Independence Day celebrations and said it was reflective of their strong bonds and friendship.

Arizona mother accused of molesting children, filming & selling videos over the internet

Harwood allegedly provided her Pokemon Go account to a friend who couldn't play the game because of a bad cellphone connection. "I commend him. I really do and I'm thankful he came forward". According to court documents, Harwood has been charged with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, as well as five counts of molestation of a child.

Baby beaten by police in Kenya dies

Officers refused to let the parents take the child to hospital and by the time she was checked in, she had already fallen into a coma. The government maintains that looters and thugs were the only victims of violence following last week's disputed election.

Carpool Karaoke ads show off the series' big celebrity pairings

Henson. In the Legend/Keys episode, usual " Carpool Karaoke " driver James Corden makes a surprise appearance as a backseat passenger to test whether the two singers can make a good song out of anything. You realize they're best friends, they have a sisterly bond and there's a natural dynamic that comes to life on the show". Carpool Karaoke: The Series is based on Corden's wildly popular segment, and got its own spinoff in 2017.

Hearings on ex-minister Ulyukayev's case postponed to September 1

In explosive accusations, Ulyukayev claimed he was lured to the Rosneft offices by its head Igor Sechin. "Setchine called me personally (...) He convinced me to come to Rosneft", has launched Mr. The prosecution has asked for Sechin to be summoned as a witness at the trial. He did not dispute that he took the cash, or give an explanation of why he took the money.

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