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South Boston Hit-And-Run Suspect Arrested For Third Offense South Boston Hit-And-Run Suspect Arrested For Third Offense
- August 06, 2017

Auto damaged in Dorchester hit-and-run. The impact of the crash sent Shalynn flying over three parked cars before she landed on the sidewalk near her home. State police placed him under arrest for operating under the influence, leaving the scene of a crash, operating to endanger and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. (more...)
Bengaluru: 44 Congress MLAs to return home to Gujarat on August 7 Bengaluru: 44 Congress MLAs to return home to Gujarat on August 7
- August 06, 2017

The Gujarat MLAs, whose stay in Eagleton Resort was taken care of by Karnataka's Energy Minister D K Shivakumar and his brother D K Suresh, who is Congress MP from Kanakapura, called on State Vajubhai Vala and visited the State secretariat on Saturday. (more...)
CoCo conquers CiCi: Vandeweghe returns to Stanford final CoCo conquers CiCi: Vandeweghe returns to Stanford final
- August 06, 2017

I made a few mistakes, in the important moments also, that didn't go my way and I struggled a little bit yeah". The 25-year-old was runner-up to Serena Williams at the 2012 edition of the tournament, and has returned to the final without the loss of a set in four matches this week. (more...)
Israel Allows Entry to Iranian Journalist Fleeing Persecution Israel Allows Entry to Iranian Journalist Fleeing Persecution
- August 06, 2017

Amin was recently informed that she is to be deported to the Islamic Republic in the coming days. In the letter sent by Jerusalem Journalists Association Director Achiya Ginossar to Deri, the Journalists Association members sought to approve Amin's entry and stay in Israel as an asylum seeker who is being persecuted for her job as a journalist and whose life is in danger. (more...)
Crash kills Boy Scout leader, injures 5 Crash kills Boy Scout leader, injures 5
- August 06, 2017

The vehicle slid off the roadway and overturned in the median. The front-seat passenger, Sandra Potjunas, 61, of Vienna, and five minors were taken to St. James Portjunas has been the leader of Boy Scout Troop 101 in Trumbull County. Scout Executive of Great Trail Council, Patrick Scherer, tells 21 News his heart goes out to the victims involved in the crash and hopes Jim's wife and the boys recover quickly. (more...)
City Records Homicide On Day Two Of Ceasefire City Records Homicide On Day Two Of Ceasefire
- August 06, 2017

The past two years have set records for homicides in Baltimore, with 318 recorded in 2016 and 344 in 2015. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip line by contacting, 866-LOCKUP or text tips to 443-902-4824. (more...)
Police hunt suspect in assault of two Melrose women Police hunt suspect in assault of two Melrose women
- August 06, 2017

Ferreira took a red Toyota Corolla owned by one of the victims. When a second woman noticed, Ferreira hit her too - but ran once she reached a phone, Lyle added. "We'll get you", said Lyle. The suspect is known to police and has open motor vehicle warrants out. He is wanted on a charge of assault with intent to muder. (more...)
Turkey Increases Military Presence on Syria Border Over Kurdish Militants Turkey Increases Military Presence on Syria Border Over Kurdish Militants
- August 06, 2017

In August 2016, Turkey began a unilateral military intervention in northern Syria, code-named Operation Euphrates Shield, sending tanks and warplanes across the border. The top Turkish diplomat added that the United States needed to distinguish between the YPG and their Arab allies in the SDF, and that the Arabs should be the ones to enter Raqqah. (more...)
Shabir Shah's aide Aslam Wani arrested in Srinagar for money laundering case Shabir Shah's aide Aslam Wani arrested in Srinagar for money laundering case
- August 06, 2017

According to ED officials, Wani is evading summons. Shabir Shah has been facing a probe in the money laundering case that dates back to August 2005 when Wani was arrested by the Delhi Police allegedly with Rs. He had allegedly confessed of working for the separatist leader Shabir Shah saying, that he was supposed to deliver him Rs 52.96 Lakh collected from Delhi. (more...)
Se instala Asamblea Constituyente en el Palacio Legislativo Se instala Asamblea Constituyente en el Palacio Legislativo
- August 06, 2017

Desde mañana (sábado) vamos a actuar (...) Empezaremos a actuar desde mañana. La polémica Asamblea Nacional Constituyente ( ANC ) inició este viernes su instalación en la sede del Parlamento de Venezuela en Caracas . Aseguró que si existe algo que pueda ser llamado "chavista" es el concepto de consultar al "poder originario" para definir los destinos del país, "Si algo es chavista es la convocatoria al poder constituyente originario". (more...)
Conway Pivots to Benghazi, Obamacare When Confronted on Trump's Misleading Statements
- August 06, 2017

Conway said on ABC's "This Week". Conway then shot back that Sanders said the most important thing, that the meeting was of no outcome and that the president just weighed in as a father would, leading Stephanopoulos to highlight that the administration didn't tell the truth. (more...)
Set to execute 14, Saudi Arabia defends its judicial system Set to execute 14, Saudi Arabia defends its judicial system
- August 06, 2017

Ministry of Justice Spokesman Mansour al-Qafari said all defendants facing trial in Saudi Arabia undergo due process, a statement read on Friday. According to rights group Reprieve, the group's initial verdict was delivered by a "secretive" counter-terrorism court. (more...)
Afghan forces repulse Taliban's coordinated attack in Nangarhar Afghan forces repulse Taliban's coordinated attack in Nangarhar
- August 06, 2017

Zahir Wahdat, the provincial governor for Sari Pul, said today that the victims are mostly civilians and some local security forces. He said fighting was still going on but as many as 50 people, including children, women and elderly men, majority members of the largely Shi'ite Hazara community, may have been killed, according to local village elders. (more...)
Venezuela Socialist Party official says Venezuela Socialist Party official says "irregular situation" controlled
- August 06, 2017

On Sunday, the assembly announced the creation of a "truth commission" to probe alleged crimes committed during Venezuela's lengthy political crisis. On Friday, government allies inaugurated a new legislative superbody that the Venezuelan opposition and leaders around the world denounced as a power grab by Maduro. (more...)
Pence aide: Report on 2020 run 'nothing more than wishful thinking' Pence aide: Report on 2020 run 'nothing more than wishful thinking'
- August 06, 2017

Vice President Pence and White House staffers rushed on Sunday to shoot down a report that President Trump's number two guy is secretly plotting a presidential run. On a trip to Eastern Europe last week, Mr Pence repeatedly made hawkish statements about Russian Federation that differed from Mr Trump's public comments. (more...)
National Trust U-turn over LGBTQ badges for volunteers National Trust U-turn over LGBTQ badges for volunteers
- August 06, 2017

Initially the trust defended its decision and Annabel Smith, head of volunteering and participation development, said: "All of our staff and volunteers sign up to our founding principles when they join us - we are an organisation that is for ever, for everyone". (more...)
Typhoon Noru kills two, draws near Japan Typhoon Noru kills two, draws near Japan
- August 06, 2017

Search operations continued for the five missing people in the city of Asakura in Fukuoka prefecture, one of the areas hit hardest by the torrential rain, with 30 local police deployed for the mission, according to local authorities. Rainfall of up to 600 millimetres was forecast for Kagoshima prefecture, including some southern islands, and up to 400mm for Miyazaki prefecture by Monday morning. (more...)
AGC starts committal proceedings against Li Shengwu for contempt of court AGC starts committal proceedings against Li Shengwu for contempt of court
- August 06, 2017

In the Facebook post last month, he said that some foreign news outlets engaged in self-censorship when covering the prime minister, because of the threat of legal action in Singapore . In his letter to the AGC, Mr Li said the AGC had misunderstood his private post. He said he was thus not responsible for the "widespread and unauthorised publication and republication" of his private post in Singapore . (more...)
ISIS militants still in Syria's Raqqa and 'they will likely die there' ISIS militants still in Syria's Raqqa and 'they will likely die there'
- August 06, 2017

A picture taken on July 9 shows smoke billowing following an airstrike by the US -led global coalition forces targeting the Islamic State (ISIS) group in Mosul, Iraq. The U.S. -led coalition and its allies have wrestled nearly a third of territory from the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) because of changes implemented by President Trump and his administration, a senior U.S. (more...)
Another Voice: We need to refocus on transforming health care Another Voice: We need to refocus on transforming health care
- August 06, 2017

Republicans and Democrats need to work together to provide certainty to families, veterans, children, and seniors that they will continue to have access to affordable, quality health care. Otherwise, millions of low-income people with serious medical problems will be harmed and might even die. Good suggestions abound for fixing the Affordable Care Act, rather than letting it implode as President Trump wishes. (more...)
Possible Oklahoma tornado injures more than a dozen Possible Oklahoma tornado injures more than a dozen
- August 06, 2017

The storm also damaged power poles and more than 11,000 customers were without power at one point. According to the National Weather Service, the storm dumped two to three inches of rain per hour in some places with a maximum of about five inches of rain in some. (more...)
Local forces control 45 percent of Syria's Raqa: US envoy Local forces control 45 percent of Syria's Raqa: US envoy
- August 06, 2017

Though McGurk claimed ISIS had lost 70,000 square kilometers of territory in the course of the U.S. war, this figure is largely meaningless, as it includes vast swathes of uninhabited desert in eastern Iraq, which was arbitrarily assigned to ISIS before, and arbitrarily declared liberated since. (more...)
Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al-Jazeera Israel moves to shut down local operations of Al-Jazeera
- August 06, 2017

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been threatening to shut Al Jazeera's operations in the country, accusing the network of inciting violence against Israel . "When I see all of these countries working and we are standing aside, in Arabic, it is interpreted that we are on the side of terrorism - of Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas", Kara said. (more...)
Rosenstein: Grand Jury Just a Routine Step Rosenstein: Grand Jury Just a Routine Step
- August 06, 2017

But Rosenstein would not rule out potentially charging journalists in the future altogether, saying reporters could face charges if they deliberately violated the law. Rosenstein will lead a task force to root out the leaks, which Attorney General Jeff Sessions said earlier this week have tripled in number since President Trump took office. (more...)
Florida teens in stolen vehicle die in violent crash Florida teens in stolen vehicle die in violent crash
- August 06, 2017

Names have not been released, pending next of kin. Gualtieri said officers were not chasing the teens at high speed at the time of the crash but attempted to stop the vehicle earlier in the night. Two boys were found dead inside the Explorer. The fourth was taken to the hospital. He said all the teens all had criminal histories - including one who had gotten out of jail on July 31. (more...)
Lebanon's Hezbollah says army to lead battle against IS
- August 06, 2017

According to Nasrallah, the Lebanese army will decide when to launch an offensive on IS, adding that "from the other side the Syrian army and Hezbollah are ready". But Lebanon's state news agency, NNA, reported on Saturday that Lebanon's military was "shelling heavily gunmen's areas in Jurud Ras Baalbek and Al Kaa". (more...)
North Korea top of agenda at ASEAN meeting
- August 06, 2017

But Wang, the Chinese envoy, cast the North Korean foreign minister's presence in Manila as a positive, enabling him to "hear the voices from other sides". While China agrees with sanctions on the North, Wang, the Chinese Foreign Minister, said Sunday that they should be aimed at forcing Pyongyang to return to negotiations directed at taming its nuclear ambitions. (more...)
Eiffel Tower lockdown: Man with knife tried to enter tourist hotspot Eiffel Tower lockdown: Man with knife tried to enter tourist hotspot
- August 06, 2017

He also said he had been in contact with someone from ISIS who had encouraged him, the source added, on condition of anonymity. The tower, which lets visitors enter until midnight, was evacuated an hour later in what the police source said was a standard precaution. (more...)
Multiple People Shot At Sports Complex In Ocean County, NJ Multiple People Shot At Sports Complex In Ocean County, NJ
- August 06, 2017

None of the wounds are considered life-threatening. The Concord Monitor reports (http://bit.ly/2wuTAhc ) that court documents indicate 24-year-old James Brock was shot in the head around June 21. Police found two more guns during the investigation, one in a vehicle left at the hospital and another found on the ground between two parked cars at the sports complex. (more...)
China urges North Korea to halt missile tests China urges North Korea to halt missile tests
- August 06, 2017

The 10 foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations also mentioned late Sunday in their 46-page statement a vague reference to an global arbitration ruling a year ago that invalidated China's historical claims to virtually all of the strategic waterway. (more...)