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NAACP Missouri issues travel advisory over state's 'Jim Crow bill'

NAACP Missouri issues travel advisory over state's 'Jim Crow bill' Eric Greitens signed a draconian bill into law that directly threatens minorities, advocates claim. The NAACP has responded to Missouri's recent legislation on discrimination by issuing a travel warning for the state. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Coupled with numerous incidents of police brutality, harassment, and discrimination, the bill has sparked alarm in a state where vio... [Full Article...]

Germany expels Vietnamese diplomat as Berlin accuses Hanoi of kidnapping

Germany expels Vietnamese diplomat as Berlin accuses Hanoi of kidnapping Germany also said that his "unprecedented and shocking" disappearance could exert "a huge negative influence" on bilateral relations. Ederer, quoted by Deutsche Welle , called the kidnapping an "unprecedented and blatant violation of German law and worldwide law" that had "the potential to massively negatively impact relations between Germany and". [Full Article...]

Family reacts to SA hostage Stephen McGowan's release

Family reacts to SA hostage Stephen McGowan's release Stephen McGown had been in captivity since November 2011 when he was kidnapped while on holiday in Timbuktu, Mali . In May‚ his family sent a message of hope to mark 2‚000 days since McGowan and Swede Johan Gustafsson were captured in Timbuktu by AQIM. [Full Article...]

Backseat Passengers 3 Times More Likely to Die Without Seat Belt

Backseat Passengers 3 Times More Likely to Die Without Seat Belt While warnings have been issued for years about the dangers of going unbelted in the back seats of cars, those rear passengers can become human missiles in a crash and injure those in the front seats, a new study finds. The IIHS says more than half of people who die in passenger vehicle crashes in the USA are unbelted. "The laws of physics are not suspended". But rear-seat passengers are cover... [Full Article...]

'You Are Worse Than I Am': Transcript Released Of Trump-Turnbull Call

On Wednesday, The Washington Post published the transcript of a January 28 call in which Trump grew increasingly angry over the prospect of accepting 1,250 refugees housed by Australia, a deal that was agreed to by former President Barack Obama . [Full Article...]

Brazilian President survives prosecution vote

Brazilian President survives prosecution vote Demonstrators have briefly blocked highways and avenues with burning tires in at least nine Brazilian states to demand that President Michel Temer be suspended for bribery. Temer is still expected to be formally charged in the next few months with racketeering and obstruction of justice in connection with the same case. [Full Article...]

Trump faults Congress for 'very dangerous' relationship with Russian Federation

Trump signed the bill Wednesday and issued two statements labeling parts of the bill an unconstitutional infringement upon executive authority and his ability to negotiate with Moscow . Russia denies that it attempted to influence the US election and says that Crimea, with a large population of ethnic Russians, is part of Russia. [Full Article...]

Krispy Kreme combines Reese's Peanut Butter with newest doughnut

Krispy Kreme combines Reese's Peanut Butter with newest doughnut Krispy Kreme revealed a new, limited-time Reese's Peanut Butter doughnut on Wednesday. This is the ultimate treat for lovers of peanut butter and doughnuts. Jackie Woodward , Krispy Kreme Doughnuts' chief marketing officer, stated. But the new doughnut won't be available everywhere in Alabama. This doughnut hits stores on August 4, and will be available at participating locations across... [Full Article...]

A Day After Lawsuit, EPA's Pruitt Backtracks on Delaying Pollution Rules

A Day After Lawsuit, EPA's Pruitt Backtracks on Delaying Pollution Rules Reducing levels of smog, which is caused by air pollution, would help protect the health of children, older adults, people of all ages who have lung diseases such as asthma, and people who are active outdoors, especially outdoor workers, federal officials have said . [Full Article...]

Cambodia: Australian nurse found guilty for illegal surrogacy

Cambodia: Australian nurse found guilty for illegal surrogacy For her role in Cambodia's much-maligned surrogacy industry, Davis-Charles was also ordered to pay a fine of 4 million riel, or about A$1000. On November 20, Cambodian police arrested her and incarcerated her in Prey Sar prison. She had said in court she did not recruit the parents and only took care of the mothers to "make sure they were safe". But in a statement, prosecutors called for Dav... [Full Article...]

'You Can Thank Congress' For 'All-Time Low' Relationship With Russia

Last week, the House overwhelmingly backed the bill, 419-3, and the Senate rapidly followed, 98-2. Still, he said , "despite its problems, I am signing this bill for the sake of national unity". Then Trump ended covert US aid to Syrian rebels trying to topple Assad, seemingly playing into another Russian foreign policy goal. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a bill imposing new... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: 'The White House is a real dump'

Donald Trump: 'The White House is a real dump' In an article appearing in August's Sports Illustrated (about, of all things, golf ), Trump is quoted as making one of his most classless statements yet. "The White House confirmed Monday that Donald Trump had offered to spend $100 million on a new White House ballroom, but said the offer was quickly rejected", USA TODAY reported . [Full Article...]

IPhone 8 Tipped to Include SmartCam Feature, Mass Production Reportedly Begins

IPhone 8 Tipped to Include SmartCam Feature, Mass Production Reportedly Begins According to the latest one, the Cupertino-giant is expected to bring a new camera mode into its iPhone 8 called the SmartCam. He found out that the next iPhone could automatically detect the type of scene you're looking at and adjust the camera setting. [Full Article...]

Charlotte public pools questioned after Durham pool releases sickening chemicals

Charlotte public pools questioned after Durham pool releases sickening chemicals The victims of the chemical spill exhibited symptoms that included vomiting, respiratory illness, and skin and eye irritation, Glenn said. The Y closed shortly before 3 p.m. Durham Deputy Fire Chief Chris Iannuzzi said there was a report of a leak in the disinfection system, and a hazardous materials team was on the scene trying to determine how to stop it. [Full Article...]

Tillerson laments sour ties with Russia, but holds out hope

Tillerson laments sour ties with Russia, but holds out hope Putin noted that Russian Federation has levers to hurt the U.S.in a few areas where they cooperate, but he voiced hope he won't have to do that because such moves would hurt Moscow's own interests. Congress. He said the U.S.is open to talks with Pyongyang. If Trump were to veto the bill, Congress would nearly surely override his veto. It was announced as US President Donald Trump is expected t... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court refuses to stay NOTA option in Rajya Sabha polls

Supreme Court refuses to stay NOTA option in Rajya Sabha polls Explaining the contention, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the Minister of State of Parliamentary Affairs said that the parties issue whip for these elections and NOTA option goes against the nature of the whip. Sibal replied that he was not afraid but, if the notification was not stayed, then the MLAs might exercise the provision and take money from the other side. [Full Article...]

Korea regime change, willing to talk: Tillerson

North Korea has vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States and US officials said the latest test had shown it may now be able to reach most of the country. However, Mr Tillerson took a more diplomatic approach, saying that " only the North Koreans are to blame for this situation ". However, the recent Chinese-Russian " double freezing " initiative - suggestin... [Full Article...]

US Not Seeking to Topple North Korea Regime, Says Tillerson

US Not Seeking to Topple North Korea Regime, Says Tillerson North Korea has said through its state media that Warmbier's death was "a mystery" and dismissed accusations that he had died as a result of torture and beating in captivity. I believe him. If I were China, I would believe him, too, and do something about it. The assistant secretary for Western Hemisphere, covering Latin America and Canada, could play an outsized role in US foreign policy given ... [Full Article...]

Iran's Rouhani officially begins 2nd term as president

Conscious of the task ahead, President Rouhani said "the time for unity and cooperation has begun" because the election has ended. Rouhani will take the oath of office in Iran's Parliament (Majlis) on Saturday. "The government's aim is to improve Iran's image in the world.to safeguard people's rights.to protect the religious democracy and our people's votes", he said. [Full Article...]

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Baltimore County

Flash Flood Warning Issued For Baltimore County A flash flood watch has been issued for the Fontana area on Wednesday , Aug. 2, according to the National Weather Service . Temperatures will stay the same in some communities Friday but drop by a few degrees in others, and by a few degrees more on Saturday . [Full Article...]


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