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'Exotic Dancers' Greet Kindergarten Class on First Day of School 'Exotic Dancers' Greet Kindergarten Class on First Day of School
- September 06, 2018

Standaert added that there were multiple adverts for a pole dancing school outside the school. Principal Lai told the Global Times that "a few parents" had requested refunds but that others had wanted to "learn a new type of dance". (more...)
Lawyer: Johnny Bobbit’s money is gone Lawyer: Johnny Bobbit’s money is gone
- September 06, 2018

Mr Bobbitt brought a lawsuit to Ms McClure and Mr D'Amico, accusing them of mismanaging the donations. On Tuesday, Bobbitt's lawyers asked that D'Amico, 35, and McClure, 28, be held in contempt of court because they failed to follow Judge Paula T. (more...)
#Lodestar: Who penned explosive New York Times opinion piece? #Lodestar: Who penned explosive New York Times opinion piece?
- September 06, 2018

The president commented on the op-ed during an appearance with Sheriffs and law enforcement officials at the White House. The Wall Street Journal is already reporting on the attempts to ferret out the op-ed's author at the White House. "But you know who uses that word?" And I want to then walk you through a little bit of what the White House is saying officially. US President Donald Trump is less than pleased with the ope-ed. (more...)
John McCain laid to rest at U.S. Naval Academy John McCain laid to rest at U.S. Naval Academy
- September 06, 2018

After a moving ceremony Saturday honoring the late Sen. Those offering tributes or readings during the funeral service included Sen. "Whether you agree with John McCain's politics or not, he was a true American hero and was willing to make any sacrifice to protect the country he loved", Platt said. (more...)
North Korea recommits to denuclearisation of Korean peninsula North Korea recommits to denuclearisation of Korean peninsula
- September 06, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he wants to denuclearise the Korean peninsula during U.S. President Donald Trump's first term, as he agreed to hold a third summit with his South Korean counterpart this month in Pyongyang , Seoul officials said on Thursday. (more...)
India's top court to deliver landmark gay sex ruling India's top court to deliver landmark gay sex ruling
- September 06, 2018

Additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that the government will be leaving the decision to the court, but asked that the court not rule on related matters such as marriage rights for the LGBT community. So, in 2013, the SC restored the criminality of the sexual relationship between persons of the same sex. The Centre had said that the other aspects of the penal provision dealing with minors and animals should be allowed to remain in the statute book. (more...)
Powerful quake rocks Hokkaido Powerful quake rocks Hokkaido
- September 06, 2018

Around 3 million houses were left without power in Hokkaido after the natural disaster caused thermal power plants in the prefecture to shut down. At least 4 landslides were reported after the quake, government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said, adding that 6 homes had collapsed. (more...)
U.S. Says Will 'Respond Swiftly' if Assad Uses Chemical Arms U.S. Says Will 'Respond Swiftly' if Assad Uses Chemical Arms
- September 05, 2018

The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Tuesday that Russian military aircraft had battered Idlib for the first time in three weeks. Turkey already shelters 3.5 million Syrians and Mr Erdogan is under domestic pressure not to take in anymore. The statement comes just two days after Russian Federation said that Syrian rebels - not the government - were planning to stage a chemical attack in Idlib province. (more...)
Meet the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the Massachusetts Primary Meet the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of the Massachusetts Primary
- September 05, 2018

Boston City Councilwoman Ayanna Pressley won the Democratic primary Tuesday in Massachusetts' 7th Congressional District , ousting longtime Democratic Rep. primary MORE (N.Y.). "This is a fight for the soul of our party". Other candidates who had been compared to Ocasio-Cortez were not as fortunate. (more...)
Sarah Sanders rebukes new book on Trump as 'fiction,' touts president's successes Sarah Sanders rebukes new book on Trump as 'fiction,' touts president's successes
- September 05, 2018

Woodward also claims that Gary Cohn, the former director of the National Economic Council, boasted of removing papers off Trump's desk to prevent their signature, including efforts by the president to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement. (more...)
Man throws explosive device by United States embassy in Cairo Man throws explosive device by United States embassy in Cairo
- September 05, 2018

Operations at the American embassy in Cairo resumed normally after Egyptian law enforcement officials arrested a man who was allegedly carrying an explosive device outside the embassy on Tuesday. He wrote on Twitter: "Witness says @USEmbassyCairo is on lockdown after a person reportedly attempted to detonate himself outside the premises". (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn tried to permit calling Israel inherently racist Jeremy Corbyn tried to permit calling Israel inherently racist
- September 05, 2018

His statement, which would have allowed Labour Party members to describe "Israel, its policies or the circumstances around its foundation as racist", has reignited a row with Jewish community leaders and. Meanwhile on Tuesday, the UK's Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick told London-based radio show that she will pass a file on antisemitism in the Labour party to examine whether crimes have been committed. (more...)
Britain Charges 2 Russians Over Nerve Agent Novichok Poisoning In Salisbury Britain Charges 2 Russians Over Nerve Agent Novichok Poisoning In Salisbury
- September 05, 2018

While UK officials have blamed the Russian government for the poisoning , Basu refused to disclose whether police believed the suspects worked for Russia's intelligence services, saying that "this was a sophisticated attack across borders". (more...)
Syria Idlib: Trump warns of 'grave humanitarian mistake' Syria Idlib: Trump warns of 'grave humanitarian mistake'
- September 05, 2018

An airstrike near a U.S. base in southeastern Syria has killed at least eight pro-regime fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported on Monday. Ahead of the visit , the US State Department said Jeffrey, accompanied by US special envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn, would discuss "maintaining Israel's security while countering Iran's destabilizing activity throughout the region". (more...)
Britain would now vote 59-41 to stay in the EU Britain would now vote 59-41 to stay in the EU
- September 05, 2018

Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29 next year, but has yet to secure an agreement to define future relations with Brussels and manage the economic impact of ending over four decades of integration with the world's largest trading bloc. (more...)
1 dead 21 injured, CM Mamata Banerjee orders probe 1 dead 21 injured, CM Mamata Banerjee orders probe
- September 05, 2018

A fire official said that almost 20 people were rescued. Personnel from the Kolkata Police, State Disaster Management Squad, Fire and Emergency Services, Civil Defence and the National Disaster Response Force worked in tandem to conduct rescue operations. (more...)
Haqqani Network’s founder has died, says Afghan Taliban Haqqani Network’s founder has died, says Afghan Taliban
- September 05, 2018

The US Department of State designated the HQN as a Foreign Terrorist Organization on September 7, 2012. Some militant sources say the pressure forced numerous Haqqanis underground or over the border into their Afghan strongholds, claims that AFP could not confirm. (more...)
Dead as Powerful Typhoon Whomps Japan Dead as Powerful Typhoon Whomps Japan
- September 05, 2018

The typhoon was carrying strong winds of up to 162 kilometers per hour, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency . Wind gusts of up to 208 km/h (129 mph) were recorded in one part of Shikoku, with forecasts for gusts as high as 216 km/h (135 mph). (more...)
Trump slams Sessions on Twitter, says AG is hurting GOP in midterms Trump slams Sessions on Twitter, says AG is hurting GOP in midterms
- September 05, 2018

He said Tuesday, "We can't normalize that". However, Trump has been at odds with Sessions after the lawmaker recused himself from the Russia investigation after it was revealed that he did not disclose to Senators that he held meetings with a Russian ambassador during Trump's election campaign. (more...)
Japan braces for powerful Typhoon Jebi Japan braces for powerful Typhoon Jebi
- September 04, 2018

Japan's weather has been extreme in the past few months, with record breaking heat as well as the devastating floods and landslides, while Typhoon Cimarron passed over western Japan within the last two weeks. Shinkansen high-speed trains between Osaka and Hiroshima were set to be cancelled from mid-morning, with JR West warning it might not be able to restart services all day. (more...)
USA service member killed in Afghanistan, 6th this year USA service member killed in Afghanistan, 6th this year
- September 04, 2018

The incident is the second insider attack in the country in 2018, after one in July that killed one service member and injured two. Two other USA soldiers were wounded in the attack. "The world recognizes Afghanistan can not be a safe haven for terrorism". The world recognizes we can not fail. Miller said that the world is committed that Afghanistan will never return to being a safe haven for terrorists. (more...)
‘Good job Jeff’: sarcastic Trump’s pours more scorn on Sessions ‘Good job Jeff’: sarcastic Trump’s pours more scorn on Sessions
- September 04, 2018

On Aug. 8, Congressman Christopher Collins, a Republican who was candidate Trump's first supporter in the House, was charged with participating in an insider trading scheme involving an Australian biotechnology company on whose board he served. (more...)
Hundreds of Prisoners Escape Libya Prison Amid Clashes Between Armed Militias Hundreds of Prisoners Escape Libya Prison Amid Clashes Between Armed Militias
- September 04, 2018

Guards were unable to prevent the prisoners escaping as they feared for their own lives, the statement said. Libya's United Nations-backed government announced a state of emergency in the capital Tripoli on Sunday, as the death toll reached 39, including civilians caught in the crossfires. (more...)
Former Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos pleads for light sentence Former Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos pleads for light sentence
- September 04, 2018

The letter also alleges Jeff Sessions , then an Alabama senator, approved of a meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. He said he was a young, inexperienced fan of Trump when his application to join the campaign was accepted in March 2016. Trump and the White House have downplayed Papadopoulos' importance to the campaign, with the president dismissing him after his plea deal was announced a year ago as a "young, low level volunteer named George, who has ... (more...)
Woman arrested after allegedly driving 100 mph with baby in car Woman arrested after allegedly driving 100 mph with baby in car
- September 04, 2018

The resulting chase hit speeds near 100 miles per hour on several occasions and included the woman swerving into oncoming traffic lanes. She struggles to carry the vehicle seat and runs in front of a auto as she crosses the road. The incident happened June 15 in San Antonio . She allegedly then tried to carjack another auto by jumping into the passenger's seat, but it didn't work out so well. (more...)
Instagram influencer and model Sinead McNamara found dead on billionaire's yacht Instagram influencer and model Sinead McNamara found dead on billionaire's yacht
- September 03, 2018

She had been promoting swimwear, underwear and skincare brands to her 14,000 Instagram followers over the previous year while travelling to some of the world's most exclusive resorts. Tributes have been flowing for the 20-year-old NSW girl. Her occupation while there has not been disclosed, but she had been travelling on the boat for the duration. (more...)
13 hurt and 2 missing after boats collide on Colorado River 13 hurt and 2 missing after boats collide on Colorado River
- September 03, 2018

Anita Mortensen, a spokeswoman for the Mohave County Sheriff's Office, says none of the boaters were wearing life vests when the collision occurred. The recreational boats - one carrying 10 people and another with six people on board-collided Saturday in Moabi Regional Park as darkness was falling on a rushing river crowded with holiday weekend boaters, making the rescue operation hard. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition admits 'mistakes' in deadly Yemen bus strike Saudi-led coalition admits 'mistakes' in deadly Yemen bus strike
- September 03, 2018

The Saudi air raid hit the school bus as it drove through a market in the town of Dhahyan, killing a total of 51 people, among them 40 children, and injuring 79 others, mostly kids. Pentagon spokesperson Dana White said that the US Department of Defense welcomed the announcement of the findings, saying the country appreciated the coalition's decision to take legal measures to ensure accountability and make the necessary improvements to prevent another tragedy. (more...)
Palace denies Duterte brought 400 delegates in his Israel trip Palace denies Duterte brought 400 delegates in his Israel trip
- September 03, 2018

Both ministries said that several agreements between Israel and the Philippines are expected to be signed during Duterte's visit. "We also share the same passion of not allowing a family to be destroyed by those who [have] corrupt ideologies", Duterte added in what appeared to be a reference to his fight against drug criminality. (more...)
LGBT rights: Malaysia women caned for attempting to have lesbian sex LGBT rights: Malaysia women caned for attempting to have lesbian sex
- September 03, 2018

Two Malaysian women convicted of attempting to have lesbian sex in a auto have been caned in a religious court. It is the first time anybody has been convicted for same-sex relations in the state and the first time a caning has been carried out in public there, Satiful Bahri Mamat, a member of the state executive council who attended, said. (more...)

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