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Denmark's French-born prince causes a stir

Denmark's French-born prince causes a stir In a 2015 interview with Le Figaro , he said he is angry and feels discriminated against. He retired previous year and denounced his title of Prince Consort. "For many years I have been Denmark's number two", he said at that time. He left the country in 2002 after Crown Prince Frederick, his eldest son, was appointed host of a royal banquet in Queen Margarethe's absence. [Full Article...]

Secret Service moves to NYC trailer after dispute at Trump Tower

Secret Service moves to NYC trailer after dispute at Trump Tower Still, it's standard Secret Service practice to protect the current president's primary non-governmental residence, and security experts have expressed concern at the distance between the command center and the areas agents are obligated to protect, pointing out that distance and walls could disrupt vital radio traffic. [Full Article...]

Lenovo Smartphones will Feature Stock Android from Now

Lenovo Smartphones will Feature Stock Android from Now Lenovo K8 Note was earlier spotted on the Geekbench benchmarking website which revealed some expected specifications of the upcoming smartphone. For example, Chinese users arent fans of the stock Android compared to custom skins. The company is dropping the custom UI for all its future phones as well, head of product marketing at Lenovo confirmed. This is certainly going to help the brand becau... [Full Article...]

Bullied Kid Gets Escort to School From 50 Bikers

Bullied Kid Gets Escort to School From 50 Bikers Mick described Warfield as a "god angel" to Phil, who had been tormented to the point that he felt worthless and would call himself stupid, she said. The first day of school is a day Phil would have typically dreaded, his mother said. He posted about Mick on his Facebook page and asked if some bikers could show up to escort him on his first day returning to school. All 50 of them took Phil to ... [Full Article...]

NASA is looking for someone to protect Earth from aliens

NASA is looking for someone to protect Earth from aliens A 9-year-old alien enthusiast from New Jersey sent a handwritten letter to NASA asking to be considered for a job working with astronauts. Part of the job will also be to travel to space centres around the world and inspect space-bound technology, making sure they're free of potentially harmful material. [Full Article...]

Beijing sends warning in Indian border dispute

Beijing sends warning in Indian border dispute A stand off between Indian and Chinese troops is continuing along the border in Sikkim sector close to the tri-junction of India, China and Bhutan , since June 16. "This makes it hard for China or India to back down", said a Beijing-based source who is familiar with the discussions between the two sides. The standoff broke out on June 18 when New Delhi's military forces moved into Doklam, a r... [Full Article...]

8-year-old girl dies months after drinking boiling water on dare

8-year-old girl dies months after drinking boiling water on dare The incision in her windpipe left her with chronic respiratory problems, according to a GoFundMe campaign set up to help the family pay for funeral arrangements. Following the incident, Ki'ari suffered life-altering injuries. "No. Give me a basketball and let me go, '" Johnson said, giggling at the thought of the little girl. [Full Article...]

Venezuela restores opposition leader Ledezma's house arrest

Venezuela restores opposition leader Ledezma's house arrest A poster that shows some of Venezuela's opposition leaders holding a sign with a message that reads in Spanish: "That constituent assembly will not pass" is displayed on a wall near Altamira Square in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Aug. The request, filed to a lower court in an apparent attempt to circumvent the government-stacked Supreme Court, was nearly certain to be denied. She also ordered... [Full Article...]

United States pushes United Nations to strengthen sanctions on North Korea

United States pushes United Nations to strengthen sanctions on North Korea Russia, which like China is a veto-wielding council member, had warned that it would not support sanctions that would worsen North Korea's humanitarian crisis. The United States and China have been negotiating the draft text for the past month. The law also limits the U.S. president's ability to ease any sanctions on Russian Federation by requiring Congress' approval to lift any restrictio... [Full Article...]

United States travel ban on N. Korea to take effect September 1

United States travel ban on N. Korea to take effect September 1 The State Department laid out its plan to curb travel to North Korea this week by announcing that its motion to restrict traveling to the country will take effect at the start of September. In his rare appearance before reporters at the State Department, Tillerson defended his efforts to translate Trump's "American First" slogan into a foreign policy that can engage other nations. [Full Article...]

Happy Birthday Obama: Michelle, Biden and Hollywood Share Their Best Wishes

Happy Birthday Obama: Michelle, Biden and Hollywood Share Their Best Wishes Barack , in his last day of presidency, wrote a letter to the citizens of America. Brooke with a Twitter handle of @96_brooke posted this tweet on her account on 31 July with the caption: "My mom deadass sent the Obamas a wedding invitation back in March and just received this in the mail". [Full Article...]

Rex Tillerson to visit Southeast Asia

Rex Tillerson to visit Southeast Asia That $60 million from the Defense Department could expire by September 30 if he doesn't request a transfer. "It causes unnecessary delays and confusion", Bruen said. The Trump administration has filled other top Latin America posts with security-heavy experts, including retired Army Colonel Sergio de la Peña as deputy assistant secretary of defense for the region and career Central Intelligence ... [Full Article...]

Partly sunny, chance of showers and thunderstorms — TODAY'S FORECAST

Partly sunny, chance of showers and thunderstorms — TODAY'S FORECAST A few showers will linger into Friday morning, making for a soggy bus stop forecast. This will allow the humidity levels to drop and mostly sunny skies to build in across central North Carolina. Winds will be light out of the northeast. "Usually we're seeing high temperatures in the upper 90s this time of year", said Bianca Villanueva, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in For... [Full Article...]

United States court upends murder conviction of Blackwater contractor

United States court upends murder conviction of Blackwater contractor They were all jailed for 30 years. Slatten was sentenced to life in prison for murder; he was found to have fired the first shots. They received 30 years because the men were also convicted of using military firearms while committing a felony, a charge that has primarily been aimed at gang members and never before against security contractors given military weapons by the US government. [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi meets flood-affected victims in Assam, assures help

Rahul Gandhi meets flood-affected victims in Assam, assures help The protesters were raising slogans in favour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi , who is on a brief visit to flood-hit Banasakantha district of Gujarat, was shown black flags while his auto was pelted with stones by the locals on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Chick-fil-A Trashed After Nugget Dispute

Chick-fil-A Trashed After Nugget Dispute Allison Music told the station that she walked into the restaurant in Jacksonville and noticed two males arguing with employees. Unable to gain entry through the locked doors, the women proceeded to enter by another, unlocked, door. "This is very disrespectful on so many levels and any parent should be ashamed to raise children to act this way", Music wrote, describing how there were children in... [Full Article...]

North Korea travel ban to take effect next month

North Korea travel ban to take effect next month The ban comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea, which has been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of hitting the United States. Embassy said in a statement. Independent experts say Pyongyang's second successful ICBM test last week demonstrated the ability to reach the midwest USA city of Chicago. [Full Article...]

Jeff Flake is not the future of the Republican Party

Jeff Flake is not the future of the Republican Party Now Flake is making the promotional rounds and the MSM stalwarts just want to gobble up the adorable little Trump-basher. Flake said he and Goldwater both wrote their books in response to a feeling that their party had "lost its way". [Full Article...]

Justice Department Plans to Investigate Colleges' Affirmative Action Admission Policies

Justice Department Plans to Investigate Colleges' Affirmative Action Admission Policies As a result of the affirmative action news, Google Trends also reports terms like "Trump and affirmative action " and "Trump on affirmative action " surging in the past four hours, along with " Donald Trump affirmative action " and " Justice Department affirmative action ". [Full Article...]

Millions of Dollars in Seized Illegal Ivory Crushed in NY

Millions of Dollars in Seized Illegal Ivory Crushed in NY Investigators said it sends a clear message to illegal poachers and dealers thinking about doing business in NY. "This piece- 5 juvenile elephants were killed just to make that piece". "Doing so helps reduce speculation (the existence of stockpiles drives up speculation) and clearly signals to poachers and traffickers that the USA will not reopen its ivory market, thereby reducing their incent... [Full Article...]


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