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Salma Hayek Launches CrowdRise Campaign To Help Victims Of Mexican Earthquake

Salma Hayek Launches CrowdRise Campaign To Help Victims Of Mexican Earthquake Salma Hayek's fundraising efforts for the victims of Mexico's recent disasters were approaching the $300,000 mark today, a day after the actress-producer launched the Crowdrise project for Unicef . A lot of my friends died, including an uncle that was very, very close to me. In her video, Hayek also recounts her own harrowing experience during the deadly 1985 Mexico quake. [Full Article...]

Sonia Gandhi asks PM Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill

Sonia Gandhi asks PM Modi to pass Women's Reservation Bill India has legislation which reserves at least a third of village council seats for women - and this has given over one million women a say in how their communities are developed. Many leaders across the political lines believe that such a law will give an advantage to women who are better educated and come from upper castes. Sonia Gandhi has extended support for this legislation. [Full Article...]

Trump's week anchored by speech to UN General Assembly

Trump's week anchored by speech to UN General Assembly White House officials said Trump's message to the world's nations gathered in NY for the General Assembly session was meant to be deeply philosophical, building on the president's remarks earlier this year in Poland and Saudi Arabia on the theme of "principled realism". [Full Article...]

Nokia 8 For US Market Will Have 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage

Nokia 8 For US Market Will Have 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage HMD Global in its invite hasn't mentioned explicitly that it will be Nokia 8, but the text hints at a dual camera setup and "next milestone" of Nokia phones. It remains to be seen if perhaps the rumored "customized" Nokia 8 variant stateside will run Android 8.0 Oreo out the box in addition to most likely packing 6GB RAM and accommodating 128 gigs of digital content internally. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un Wants Your Bitcoins

Kim Jong-un Wants Your Bitcoins The North's authoritarian regime snatches teenagers out of school to be his sex slaves, forces members of the country's upper class to watch executions and Kim is perfectly content to eat expensive lunches while his people subsist on grass, a defector told the Daily Mirror this week. [Full Article...]

Insider Trading at First Property Group PLC?

Insider Trading at First Property Group PLC? Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (LON:RB) has 0.00% since September 21, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 16.60% the S&P500. Signature Estate & Investment Advisors Llc decreased Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) stake by 3.55% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. [Full Article...]

Marine Corps welcomes its first female infantry officer

Marine Corps welcomes its first female infantry officer Two officials said it is unlikely she will agree to do any media interviews, as she prefers to be a "quiet professional" and just do her job. The lieutenant completed live fire drills at Twentynine Palms, Calif., the final requirement of the three-week course that was opened on an experimental basis to women in 2012 and typically has a 25 percent washout rate. [Full Article...]

North Korea gained access to rare, potent rocket fuel

North Korea gained access to rare, potent rocket fuel Trump, in his Tuesday address to the United Nations, said it was "far past time" for the world to confront Kim, declaring that the North Korean leader's pursuit of nuclear weapons poses a threat to "the entire world with an unthinkable loss of human life". [Full Article...]

The Story Behind the Truman Quote in President Trump's UN Speech

But not everyone was unhappy with Trump's anti-North Korea rhetoric: Japan's prime minister Shinzo Abe echoed the president's words that "talking is not the answer" in his own speech to the United Nations on Wednesday. But he said sanctions were necessary to bring Pyongyang to the negotiating table and force it to give up its nuclear weapons programme. A top North Korean general, however, ... [Full Article...]

S.Korea to offer $8mn aid to N.Korea

S.Korea to offer $8mn aid to N.Korea North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho called Trump's comments "the sound of a dog barking". For the first time since December 2015 assistance from South Korea will go through the UN. "They're always anxious about that", the official said. "That's been a very lucky word for me and many millions of people". The situation should be managed in a "stable manner", he said , "so that tensions wi... [Full Article...]

KJ Apa crashes vehicle after 16-hour day filming Riverdale

KJ Apa crashes vehicle after 16-hour day filming Riverdale Reportedly , he was brought to a local hospital and later discharged, after observation, without serious injuries. The publication reports the incident has "ignited a firestorm of protest" on the Riverdale set, which "routinely requires shoots that last until the early morning hours" without transportation provided. [Full Article...]

TV Journalist Santanu Bhaumik killed while covering Tribal party road blockade

TV Journalist Santanu Bhaumik killed while covering Tribal party road blockade Shame", CPI (M) wrote on Twitter while the Tripura unit of the BJP wrote, " Journalist #ShantanuBhowmick (27) murdered covering political clash in #Tripura. While the state's director general of police AK Shukla assured action at the earliest, Sarkar met a five-member delegation of journalists and said the government would be providing special jackets for reporters in areas prone to violence. [Full Article...]

Iraq brings all remaining Daesh territory under attack

Iraq brings all remaining Daesh territory under attack ISIS militants seized parts of Iraq in 2014 and proclaimed it a caliphate under Islamic rule. The forces have now driven ISIS from most of the land it had seized in Iraq, retaking all the major urban areas, although the group still controls some pockets in Iraq as well as territory in Syria . [Full Article...]

Bose QuietComfort 35 II with built-in Google Assistant now official for $349.95

Bose QuietComfort 35 II with built-in Google Assistant now official for $349.95 The Bose QuietComfort 35 II come in black and silver colors and are made in part of glass-filled nylon and stainless steel, in order to give them more ruggedness in case you need to take them outdoors. Now, the firm is updating them, introducing a second generation which will bring in the power of Google Assistant . Bose claims they are sweat- and water-resistant , and that they deliver up t... [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift takes on celebrity foes in video

Taylor Swift takes on celebrity foes in video Since Tay Tay's a HUGE cat lover, we're sure she'll just die (again) once she sees these pics. The video also shows us how they recreated the "falling" scene where the singer was wearing a recreated Junior Jewels T-shirt. Swift then considers survival for the rodent against her SVU-named cats, explaining, "You're gonna have to learn to fight". This is far and above what I ever thought would ha... [Full Article...]

US Considering Option to Shoot Down North Korean Non-Direct Threat Missiles

A grimmer possibility, of course, is that it might just sell it to raise much-needed cash. "I do not think it is impossible. If the two Koreas join together at this point, it will be a good opportunity to convey the message of reconciliation and peace to the world". [Full Article...]

President Trump's approval ratings on the rise

President Trump's approval ratings on the rise Democratic pollster Fred Yang, one of the people who conducted the NBC/Wall Street Journal poll , said Trump's willingness to work with Democrats played a large role in the recent polling spike. Fifty-two percent of GOP voters disapproved of the proposal, while 33% supported it. Just 28 percent of Americans said they would somewhat oppose this move. [Full Article...]

South korea approves $8m aid package for the North

South korea approves $8m aid package for the North It also risks causing a rift with the USA and Japan, which regard engagement as a concession to North Korea, while it accelerates its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programmes. South Korean president Moon Jae-in has pledged his support for stronger sanctions against Kim Jong-un's regime, in line with the US . Realmeter, a South Korean polling organisation, said on Thursday Moon's approva... [Full Article...]

Rouhani: "We believe in negotiations and moderation"

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said there was no question of reopening negotiations, a day after Trump called the accord an "embarrassment". Rouhani called Trump's remarks an "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric filled with ridiculously baseless allegations". While clearly criticising Mr Trump and the United States, Mr Rouhani often declined to mention the President by nam... [Full Article...]

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at age 94

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt dies at age 94 She was the daughter of the company's founder, Eugène Schueller. Daughter Francoise Bettencourt Meyers released a statement on behalf of the family, saying her mother "left peacefully" at her home in Paris. L'Oreal is one of the world's biggest cosmetics group with almost 90,000 employees in 140 countries and sales of 25.84 billion euros in 2016. Over the past years, Bettencourt was involved i... [Full Article...]


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