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UN Seeks Access to Douma in Eastern Ghouta, People 'on Their Knees'

UN Seeks Access to Douma in Eastern Ghouta, People 'on Their Knees' The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the news, saying that a deal brokered by regime ally Russian Federation would see fighters with the Jaish al-Islam faction leave Ghouta's main town of Douma for opposition-held territory in northern Syria. [Full Article...]

Take pledge for BJP's 2019 win, Shah tells partymen

Take pledge for BJP's 2019 win, Shah tells partymen Reaching out to dalits, Shah asserted the BJP government will never abolish reservation system. When huge floods occur, everything is washed away. The reason is not that we have made any mistake. According to a statement from the party, as per the information received at the party headquarters in the city flag hoisting ceremonies were held in all 40 constituencies all over the state where party ... [Full Article...]

Seventeen states, DC file lawsuit to block citizenship question from 2020 Census

Seventeen states, DC file lawsuit to block citizenship question from 2020 Census In the lead up to the 1850 census , Congress debated whether to include questions that might account for the children of black female slaves. Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. Schneiderman said he is ready to take the case to the Supreme Court but doubts it will need to go that far. The Trump administration's decision to ask people about their citizenshi... [Full Article...]

Najib dissolves parliament, paving way for tough election

Najib dissolves parliament, paving way for tough election On Friday, Mohamad said it would be a "dirty election". The 64-year-old ruling party leader has come under pressure from various quarters, including the worldwide community for several high-profile issues including the multi-billion dollar fund mismanagement of a state investment arm, questionable management of Felda and Mara investments, rising cost of living and accusations of corruption and c... [Full Article...]

Channel Islands natural disaster rattles baby eagles in treetop nest

Channel Islands natural disaster rattles baby eagles in treetop nest Earthquakes of such size usually occur about once a year in Southern California , although the most recent one was in 2014, according to veteran seismologist Lucy Jones, recently retired from the USGS. "A 5.3 could be damaging if it was right under our feet", John Vidale, director of the Southern California Earthquake Center at USC, told reporters. [Full Article...]

Watch Virgin Galactic's New SpaceShipTwo Go Supersonic

Watch Virgin Galactic's New SpaceShipTwo Go Supersonic Over the course of a decade, Virgin Galactic built and tested the first version of its SpaceShipTwo , called VSS Enterprise , before the 2014 tragedy that killed co-pilot Michael Alsbury and injured co-pilot Peter Siebold. VSS Unity benefits from all the data and lessons gathered from the test program of her predecessor vehicle, VSS Enterprise . At approximately 50,000 feet (15,240 meters... [Full Article...]

Wizards Collapse Against Cavs, Pacers Drop Warriors

Wizards Collapse Against Cavs, Pacers Drop Warriors Indiana's offense was impressive throughout. "We're the underdog in every matchup", Oladipo said . The Wizards are in danger of dropping to the No. After falling into a 21-point deficit with 7:14 left, Warriors coach Steve Kerr pulled five players, including Kevin Durant, leaving them on the bench for the rest of the game before delivering his blunt postgame assessment. [Full Article...]

Cardi B - 'Invasion Of Privacy' | Stream

Cardi B - 'Invasion Of Privacy' | Stream If Offset is trying to get back on Cardi B's good side ... so far, so good! Between flashing her her 8-carat pear-shaped engagement ring on social media and continuously making headlines, Cardi first addressed the rumors in February, and basically shut them down . [Full Article...]

Trump denies knowing about hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels

Trump denies knowing about hush money payment to porn star Stormy Daniels And he finally addressed it! "No", a terse Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One when questioned about his knowledge of the payment, which was made by his private attorney Michael Cohen in the month before the 2016 election. and "did not respond to questions shouted at him as he walked in to White House". Mr Cohen has admitted to making the payment privately, but has denied that Mr Trump... [Full Article...]

Senator Mustapha Bukar: We've lost a loyal party man - APC

Senator Mustapha Bukar: We've lost a loyal party man - APC Speaking with Vanguard Wednesday, Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Publicity, Senator Ben Murray- Bruce, PDP, Bayelsa East said that the presidency can not spend such amount of money until the National Assembly approves it. According to a biographical sketch published by National Assembly, Bukar was born in Daura in December 1953. Remains of Senator Mustapha Bukar been carried. [Full Article...]

WrestleMania 34: Bookies slash odds on Zlatan Ibrahimovic appearing at WWE event

WrestleMania 34: Bookies slash odds on Zlatan Ibrahimovic appearing at WWE event What are your predictions for WrestleMania 34? Two Battle Royals on the same two-hour Kickoff show? "Listen up, Dwayne Johnson ", he said. From my writings and everything else wrestling-related I do, it should be pretty apparent that WWE is my life and I am extremely enthusiastic about the product. [Full Article...]

Watch out Florida: Forecast predicts active 2018 hurricane season

Watch out Florida: Forecast predicts active 2018 hurricane season An active hurricane season is being predicted by Colorado State University researchers, who are suggesting slightly above-average activity in the Atlantic during 2018, the university said in a statement Thursday . They also caution that their forecast is "intended to provide a best estimate of activity", and warn residents in coastal area to take proper precautions regardless. [Full Article...]

Trump muddles DACA programme in anti-immigrant Twitter comments

Trump muddles DACA programme in anti-immigrant Twitter comments The administration proposed a somewhat scaled-down version of its wish list in a framework for a deal to preserve DACA, a program that protects young undocumented immigrants who came to the USA as children, which Trump is trying to end. The concern is that any leniency deal that doesn't fix those loopholes could just encourage people to enter the country illegally in the future. Kirstjen Niels... [Full Article...]

Manafort arrives for hearing; challenges special counsel's authority

Manafort arrives for hearing; challenges special counsel's authority The revelation of the August 2 memo comes amid a broader court filing from Mueller's prosecutors that offers a full-throated defense of their investigative powers and indictments thus far. Downing later said he did not know if he had such a case. The criminal indictments against Manafort DC and Virginia state that Manafort's political consulting firm, Davis Manafort Partners Inc., had staff in R... [Full Article...]

Chinese parents reunited with missing daughter after 24 years

Chinese parents reunited with missing daughter after 24 years When he returned, Qifeng had disappeared. The next day, the desperate parents went to the local police station to report the disappearance of their daughter, started checking with children's welfare organizations to see if they had received reports of a missing girl, posted a plea for help in local newspapers and checked a missing-persons database regularly. [Full Article...]

Prince Philip undergoing hip surgery in London

Prince Philip undergoing hip surgery in London He also missed the Easter Sunday service traditionally attended by the royal family at St George's Chapel in Windsor to the west of London , where his grandson Prince Harry is due to marry US actress Meghan Markle next month. When it was announced past year that he would be retiring from official engagements, Buckingham Palace stressed that the decision was not health-related and that he had the ... [Full Article...]

Prince Philip in hospital for hip surgery

It said that the hospital admission and surgery were planned ahead of time. Instead of having her husband by her side, the Queen was accompanied by extended members of the royal family, including Prince William, Kate Middleton, Princess Beatrice and Eugenie and Zara Phillips. [Full Article...]

Activist Sophia de Bruyn speaks of her last moments with Winnie

Activist Sophia de Bruyn speaks of her last moments with Winnie The Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) has urged African women to emulate the bravery, confidence and resilience of late anti-apartheid fighter and former wife of late President Nelson Mandela , Winnie. Pre-eminently, as wife of Nelson Mandela she was forthright in her criticism of the truth and reconciliation process as, in her reckoning, neither could bring about "true reconcili... [Full Article...]

Parkland students react to new clear backpack rule

Parkland students react to new clear backpack rule The clear backpack initiative was one of many measures put into place after 17 students and staff members were gunned down at the Florida high school in February, but students are expressing their disappointment in the school district. Many carried lunch in clear plastic bags. "They did not check my I.D.", Annabel said. "I feel so safe now". "As a first step, we are looking to see if we can g... [Full Article...]

Mueller Authorized To Probe Manafort's Alleged Collusion With Russia

Mueller Authorized To Probe Manafort's Alleged Collusion With Russia Alex van der Zwaan , who worked with Gates and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort while he practiced law at a large worldwide firm, admitted to lying and failing to turn over emails to Mueller's team in February. "He is literally in limbo", Mr Schwartz said. Whether he committed any crimes "arising out of payments he received from the Ukrainian government before and during the... [Full Article...]


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