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Workers Cover Robert E. Lee Statue In Charlottesville

The city had hoped to have the statues covered by the end of this week. The suspect is reportedly a white nationalist. You let her get murdered. The council initially planned to leave the Jackson statue in place but at the meeting Tuesday took the first administrative steps toward having it removed as well.

Ariana Grande cancels Vietnam tour stop due to "health problems"

I'm so so sorry. "My doctor won't allow me to do the show for you tonight". The singer was accused of showing an "indifferent" attitude to her Korean fans, with the show's promoters Hyundai Card later apologising in a statement posted to Facebook .

Stalker chops off girl's hand in busy UP market

The attacker, identified as Vinod Chaurasia, had almost hacked off her other hand as well but was overpowered by a crowd of 200-300 people who had gathered and he was handed over to the police. Superintendent of police (SP) S Channappa visited the girl at the district hospital and had a brief discussion with her. A senior police officer said: 'The girl was referred to Lucknow for treatment as she was in a very critical condition.

Mattis: US Sanctions Will Stay Until Russia Changes Behavior

Mattis spoke alongside Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko after a meeting with him and other leaders in Kyiv. He said Washington has recently approved delivery of military equipment worth $175 million (148 million euros) to Ukraine that would boost its defence capacities.

Brendon McCullum unleashes havoc against Patriots, scoring boundaries at will in CPL

Bravo went on carnage as he hammered six sixes in just 10 balls to overshadow skipper Chris Gayle's 47-ball 93 that helped St. Kitts and Nevis Patriots post 162 for three in 13 overs. Their 162 in 13 overs ended up as the sixth-highest first-innings total of the tournament, and the highest scoring-rate of any innings in CPL 2017 (12.46 per over).

Meghan McCain slams man at Trump rally calling for her father's death

The man is battling a brain tumor, and it is a matter of simple human decency to not call for his death. After an eager crowd chanted hateful things towards Senator John McCain (R-AZ) at a rally, some even going so far as to wish death upon him - his daughter, Meghan McCain , is fighting back.

US Ambassador calls on COAS, briefs about new US Policy

Bajwa said collaboration between all stakeholders is the key to bringing the war in Afghanistan to an end, the ISPR statement said, reported Dawn News. "Pakistan and the United States have been close allies in the fight against terrorism, which is a common threat for all nations of the world". The Defence Minister said the government welcomes discussion on this vital national security issue in the House of Federation.

Triple talaq judgement a victory for courageous Muslim women: Shabana

It's now in the mainstream and will protect not only women, but children. In what is being heralded as a victory for women across India, five Muslim women in particular can feel proud of their contribution. Triple Talaq violated the fundamental right of Muslim women and the ruling came as a relief for scores of women who constantly lived in the fear of receiving a " talaq " at any moment.

Europe under threat from terrorists posing as migrants

It was Mr Johnson's second trip to Libya this year. "That's why it is so important that we work with the Libyan government and our partners to help bring stability to Libya - stopping it from becoming a fertile ground for terrorists, gun runners and people traffickers in close proximity to Europe", he added.

14 troops killed in ISIL attack in southern Libya

Khalifa Hafter's Libyan National Army. "At least nine soldiers were beheaded... in addition to two civilians" at the checkpoint about 500 kilometres (300 miles) south of Tripoli, Colonel Ahmad al-Mesmari said, blaming the Islamic State jihadist group for the gruesome attack.

Harvey Heading for Texas

Tropical storm watches are in effect for the Texas coast from north of San Luis Pass to High Island and also from Boca De Catan, Mexico to Port Mansfield, Texas. Interests in these areas should monitor the progress of this system and refer to products issued by your local National Weather Service office for more information.

Burnaby teen Marissa Shen believed to have been killed in park

She said police believe the homicide happened in Central Park and it's still considered random. Police have urged anyone with video or even pictures to share them. on July 18 at around 6 p.m. PT. On Wednesday, Foster also confirmed for the first time that Shen was likely killed in the park, and not slain elsewhere and transported.

Case Booked Against Sakshi TV, YS Jagan For Violating Election Code

The CEO said the returning officer could not issue the warning letter on Tuesday as he was busy with the polling arrangements. Six companies of Central paramilitary forces, nine platoons of APSP, 15 platoons of Armed Reserve, eight platoons of special police, two SPs, nine additional SPs, 33 DSPs and about 2,500 police personnel were deployed for bandobust.

Navy to remove Seventh Fleet commander after series of collisions at sea

An global search-and-rescue operation involving aircraft, divers and vessels from the United States, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Australia is looking for the 10 U.S. The latest collision has already prompted a fleet-wide investigation and plans for temporary halts in US Navy operations. Aucoin assumed command of the 7th Fleet in September 2015 and was due to retire in a few weeks.

PM Abbasi, Saudi Crown Prince discuss bilateral ties, regional situation

Also present at the Tuesday meeting were Jason Greenblatt, Mr Trump's envoy for negotiating Israel-Palestinian peace, US deputy national security adviser Dina Powell, and Saudi Arabia's new ambassador to the US , Prince Khaled bin Salman. Prime Minister Abbasi assured the Crown Prince of continued cooperation and collaboration to the benefit of both the countries. The president went to Saudi Arabia and Israel during his first post-inauguration trip overseas and has expressed a personal ...

Gaithersburg native among missing sailors in USS John S. McCain crash

The U.S. 7th Fleet says Navy and Marine Corps. divers have joined the search for 10 missing sailors and will access flooded compartments on the USS John S. Meanwhile, divers were preparing to access compartments sealed in the aftermath of the collision as the ship's sailors struggled to sail the battered ship into port.

Twinkle Khanna - Stands her Ground Unapologetically

Twinkle Khanna has been trolled badly for posting the man's pooping picture on a beach, and using that to promote her husband's film! The writer was referring to the same film in her tweet. Contrary to peoples' takes, Khanna remained firm on her stand. But, Twinkle is unapologetic about her tweet and shared the same picture again. She quoted it, "1".

UDF to scale up fight against minister KK Shylaja

MLAs on Monday started Satyagrah in the Kerala Assembly, demanding the resignation of Minister for Health and Social Justice K K Shylaja after the Kerala High Court said that Minister had "misused" her office while filling the members of her own choice in the Child Rights Panel.

School bus driver accused of DUI with 31 kids on board

Etheridge had been employed by the Walton County School District since March. The school district claimed they immediately fired her following her arrest. "I guess it took a DUI for them to do something about it". "The Walton County School District does not tolerate any behavior that jeopardizes the safety of our students", Moore told The Atlanta Journal Constitution in a statement.

Grace Mugabe's immunity matter escalated to Parliament

Parliament has been roped into the Grace Mugabe debacle. Meanwhile, some four other pro-democracy groups also petitioned the South African High Commission challenging the credibility of the diplomatic immunity given to the Zimbabwean First Lady by South African authorities following her assault of the model.

Harvey inches toward Texas coast

The current European and GFS forecast models show the remnants of Harvey moving northeast and right into the Mid-South late Wednesday through Thursday bringing heavy rain and thunderstorms to the WMC Action News 5 coverage area. The hurricane reconnaissance plane, also known as the "Hurricane Hunters", are scheduled to fly this system first thing on Wednesday. Flash flooding is also possible.

Drive sober patrols run through Labor Day

A family killed in an accident with an alcohol-impaired driver five years ago is being honored by the North Dakota Highway Patrol during its Drive Sober or get Pulled Over campaign. "During the Labor Day holiday, we will make zero exceptions for drunk driving". Remember that it is never OK to drink and drive. Download NHTSA's SaferRide mobile app available on Google Play for Android devices and Apple's iTunes Store for IOS devices.

Senate starts probe on death of Kian Delos Santos

Romy Lim, head of the NBI death investigation division, said the signed affidavits of these witnesses were enough to corroborate the closed-circuit television footage showing the young de los Santos being dragged by police officers before he was shot dead.

Merkel challenger advocates removal of U.S. nuclear weapons

Merkel said more should be done to overcome the deadlock. "As chancellor, I will commit Germany to having the nuclear weapons stationed here withdrawn from our country", he said. president into a conflict with the small totalitarian state. Taking advantage of Trump's extreme unpopularity in Germany, Schulz also said he would use the money Merkel had earmarked for increased military spending for other purposes.

US Navy relieves Seventh Fleet commander in wake of collisions in Asia

McCain and an oil tanker off Malaysia. Aucoin has commanded the Japan-based fleet since September 2015. This month, the John S. McCain sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built by China in the disputed South China Sea, the latest "freedom of navigation" operation to counter what the United States sees as China's efforts to control the contested waters.

Dozens missing as boat sinks in Brazil's Xingu River

SÃO PAULO-A boat with dozens of people onboard sank late Tuesday in a major river in the Northern state of Pará, leaving at least 10 people dead and dozens missing, Brazilian officials said Wednesday. Rescuers rushed to the wreck on the Xingu river in northern Para state, which borders a long section of the Amazon river and contains several large tributaries.

Najib 'to meet Trump in United States next month'

President Donald Trump has invited Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to Washington, officials said Thursday, despite a Justice Department investigation into a major corruption scandal that has ensnared the leader. Last year, DoJ filed a civil asset-forfeiture suit to seize more than US$1 billion in assets bought using funds allegedly misappropriated from 1MDB.

Iran, Saudi Arabia to exchange diplomatic visits

Chad is closing the embassy of Qatar in its capital of N'Djamena and requests the departure of the ambassador and diplomatic staff within 10 days, the Chadian Foreign Ministry has said. Now the tensions are made worse by changes in the oil industry and Iran's nuclear deal with the United States. The Qatari Foreign Ministry rejected the accusations of Doha's interference in other countries' domestic affairs.

U.S. may sanction Pakistan officials with ties to terrorists: White House

In the course of highlighting his administration's revamped Afghanistan strategy, Trump also threatened to cut off the "billions and billions of dollars" the USA has given Pakistan to fight terror over the years. "Like the previous administrations, the Trump administration too believes in unquestioned cooperation, ignoring Islamabad's interests completely", wrote columnist Zahid Hussain in Dawn newspaper.

Terrorist killed in J&K's Kupwara, encounter underway

However, police has issued no objection certificate in favor of the slain youth. The locals have put the body of the slain on main road and are not ready to bury him, they said. Local sources said that they could see and hear army helicopters flying in the area since wee hours. Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Range Munir Khan told media: "On specific information about the movement of militants, the army had launched cordon-and-search operation and after the army party was sacked ...

India emerging as important regional strategic partner to US: Heather Nauert

State Councillor Yang said China stood ready to keep communication open with the USA on Afghanistan and to help the nation's peace and reconciliation process, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported. Nauert, in response to another question, said "I think one of the things that we would do is ask or encourage India and Pakistan to sit down together and engage in direct dialogue that is aimed at reducing tensions between both of those countries".

George RR Martin corrects reports: Yes, he watches Game of Thrones!

As Martin told TIME in an interview last month, "The show is the show and it's developed a life of its own at this point". While speaking to Entertainment Weekly , the author explained that something may have been lost in translation while doing some worldwide press - he noted being behind on the show due to his writing/traveling commitments, and that may be where some of the chatter is stemming from.

JAMB releases cut-off marks for 2017 tertiary admissions

Prof. Oloyede called for the adoption of flexible cut-off marks for admission processes by higher institutions in the country, saying, "What JAMB has done is to recommend". He said, "JAMB has a Central Admissions Processing System to aid you on the admission exercises". "At that time it had become an avenue for exploitation and it was a burden for many parents".

Safety measures working, accidents down: Railways

This has put the ministry under scrutiny. The move came days after 23 people were killed when a train derailed in northern India, the fourth major disaster on the country's railways this year. Then in March, as many as 52 passengers were injured in Uttar Pradesh where eight bogies of Jabalpur-Nizamuddin Mahakaushal Express derailed. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu wrote on Twitter that he takes full moral responsibility for the derailments and has met the prime minister in this regard.

France's Macron says 'posted worker' rules betray European Union spirit

The posted workers rule is somehow seen by some countries as an unfair system in the competition. Although posted workers make up less than 1% of the European Union workforce, with many employed in the haulage and construction sectors, the issue has deepened a divide between the poor east and rich west.

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