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World Why Wasn't Nabra Hassanen's Murder Treated as a Hate Crime?
Author: 0 Why Wasn't Nabra Hassanen's Murder Treated as a Hate Crime?

Torres reportedly pulled up to Hassanen and her friends, who were walking to a mosque for an a prayer vigil, and picked a fight with them during which Hassanen became separated from her friends. "She's like humble. She was very nice, you know, I'm very sad", said Abas Sherif, a family friend and spokesperson. They ran into a mosque, but one of them, Nabra , was left behind and was later reported as missing, said Deputy Aleksandra Kowalski, a spokeswoman for the Loudoun County ...

Author: 0 May Sets Up Meeting With Irish "Kingmakers"

May's Conservatives in power. After losing her parliamentary majority in a botched gamble on a snap election , Ms May is so weakened that her Brexit strategy has become the subject of public debate inside her own party with calls for her to take a more business-friendly approach.

World Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northern Ireland crisis
Author: 0 Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, Northern Ireland crisis

Mr Varadkar said he was reassured by the Prime Minister's commitment to make public the terms of any agreement. Michelle O'Neil, leader of Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland, said: "We were very clear with the Prime Minister that any deal with herself and the DUP can not undermine the Good Friday Agreement".

World Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks
Author: 0 Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks

Johnson said that last year's "very troubling experience" highlights "cyber vulnerabilities in our political process and our election infrastructure". Former Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson says he was not happy that he learned well after the fact that the Democratic National Committee's computer systems had been hacked.

World Darjeeling unrest: Boarding schools fear shutdown
Author: 0 Darjeeling unrest: Boarding schools fear shutdown

Besides Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF), Akhil Bharatiya Gorkha League (ABGL), Gorkha Rajya Nirman Manch (GRNM), Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) and Communist Party of Revolutionary Marxists (CPRM) took part in the meeting.

Author: 0 Who could fire special counsel Robert Mueller

Trump would either have to order deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to fire Mueller, or alternatively, repeal a set of 18-year-old regulations protecting the special counsel. Some of Mr Trump's allies have begun questioning Mr Mueller's credibility as the investigation intensifies. Ruddy sparked a media firestorm on Monday when he told the " PBS NewsHour " that Trump is considering firing Mueller .

World Rizzo hits leadoff HR, Cubs beat Padres 4-0
Author: 0 Rizzo hits leadoff HR, Cubs beat Padres 4-0

Rizzo went deep against Jhoulys Chacin to give Chicago a 1-0 lead. Chacin struck out six batters in six innings, allowing two runs and five hits. "I just want to fight", Jimenez said. "He went out of his way and got me pretty good". Brad Brach picked up his 12th save for Baltimore. Rizzo, who approached the plate while running inside the third-base line, appeared to make contact with Hedges before his buttocks and legs hit the ground.

World Brazilian police accuse Temer of receiving bribes
Author: 0 Brazilian police accuse Temer of receiving bribes

Police submitted the preliminary report to warrant a formal investigation into Temer for "passive corruption" - the act of taking bribes - and give ground to a criminal prosecution. Federal police have requested more time to continue their investigation into the allegations against the Brazilian president. President Temer's lawyers filed a lawsuit against businessman Joesley Batista for calling the President the "head of a risky criminal organization".

Author: 0 Ghani Calls For Joint Efforts Against Terrorism At Shanghai Summi

On the sidelines of the meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Chinese and Uzbek President Li Jinping and Shavkat Mirziyoyev, respectively, and discussed bi-lateral ties with them. The Indian prime minister also underlined India's commitment to trade in various sectors including energy, education, security, minerals, development partnership, investment etc.

World Pentagon wasted $93 million on 'forest' camouflage uniforms for Afghan troops
Author: 0 Pentagon wasted $93 million on 'forest' camouflage uniforms for Afghan troops

The only problem was they picked out the wrong kind of camouflage, making the pattern do pretty much the opposite of what it's designed for, wasting at least $28 million . The findings were detailed in a report from the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR - a military agency set up by Congress that audits us spending in Afghanistan .

Author: 0 Pentagon finalises sale of F-15 jets to Qatar

Problems for Doha began May 23 when the country's state-run Qatar News Agency published a report questioning Trump's presidency, supporting Iran and Palestinian militant group, Hamas . But that was before Qatar's neighbours, including Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates , severed diplomatic, trade and transport links last week in a move they said was aimed at isolating the country for its support of terrorist groups and Iran .

Author: 0 APNewsBreak: Otto Warmbier's death investigated

He was salutatorian of his 2013 Wyoming High School class before attending the University of Virginia. The Trump administration is considering banning travel by USA citizens to North Korea, officials said Tuesday , as outrage grew over the death of American student Otto Warmbier and President Donald Trump declared it a "total disgrace".

World Russian Federation threatens to treat U.S. aircraft as targets in Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation threatens to treat U.S. aircraft as targets in Syria

F/A-18 shot down a Syrian Arab Air Force Su-22 jet. An armed Shaheed-129 UAV " displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces " at 12:30 am local time on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement . According to the Pentagon, the regime soldiers, equipped with tanks, artillery and technical vehicles, were advancing on the SDF position, forcing the coalition to use the de-confliction hotline with the Russians in attempt to turn the regime troops back.

Author: 0 Suspect shot after explosion at Brussels train station

According to cops, Belgian soldiers shot dead the suspected bomber - who is believed to be a 34-year-old Moroccan from Molenbeek. Federal prosecutor Eric Van der Sypt said authorities are treating the incident "as a terrorist attack" that was foiled when the suspect was "neutralized".

Author: 0 Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?

Jay Sekulow is an attorney who is now serving on the President's legal team. "Has the special counsel Robert Muller formally notified the president that he is under investigation?" Sekulow originally denied that Trump had fallen under investigation, but later appeared to reverse that assertion, saying that "he's being investigated for taking the action that the attorney general and deputy attorney general recommending him to take".

World Paul Pisasale in court, facing extortion charges
Author: 0 Paul Pisasale in court, facing extortion charges

Ms Trad denied the party was being disloyal to a member in seeking to distance itself from him, and insisted it wasn't trying to sweep the issue under the carpet ahead of a looming state election. Former Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale. The magistrate spent some time reading what the police prosecutor described as a "lengthy affidavit" before hearing a completely separate case because of a scheduled 9.30am video link.

Author: 0 Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win

But it was a demoralizing blow to Democrats hoping Georgia would be a breakthrough for a party trying to harvest electoral victories from the grassroots anti-Trump activism seen in marches on Washington and boisterous crowds at town hall meetings around the country.

World US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

On Sunday, a U.S. F/A-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Su-22 attack jet after it fired on US allies near the city of Tabqa, which is well to the north of Tanf. "When the armed UAV continued to advance on the Coalition position without diverting its course it was shot down". The drone shot down on June 20 was "just outside" the deconfliction zone, according to USA officials who spoke to CNN .

World London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police
Author: 0 London tower fire: 58 people missing presumed dead, say police

Cladding used on Grenfell Tower blamed for spreading the London blaze is banned in Britain, Finance Minister Philip Hammond says. The cause of Wednesday's blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation completed past year may have been banned by United Kingdom rules.

Author: 0 Man arrested over abusive twitter post after London mosque attack

The man, who was arrested on suspicion of affray and taken into custody, was detained outside Regent's Park mosque at around 1.20am, where he was found brandishing a shoe horn he had allegedly stolen from within the place of worship. A man died at the scene, but police are investigating if the death is linked to the van attack. The 47-year-old suspect, Darren Osborne , was arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder.

Author: 0 Thousands attend slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia

The 2015 Federal Bureau of Investigation hate crime report showed a surge in the number of hate crimes nationwide, with attacks against Muslims increasing the most sharply. Martinez Torres then allegedly killed Nabra and dumped her in a pond near his apartment complex in Sterling. "God tells us in the Koran that we must respond to bad with good".

World Pakistan 'shoots down' Iran's surveillance drone in Balochistan
Author: 0 Pakistan 'shoots down' Iran's surveillance drone in Balochistan

Work on the Pakistan Gate in Taftan along the Pak-Iran border was completed in 2016. The Iranian unmanned aircraft was destroyed on June 19 in Panjgur area, Pakistan's Foreign Office (FO) said. Zakaria says Pakistani authorities have shared the information with Iran about striking down the drone. Pakistan shares a 900-kilometre-long border with Iran which in the recent months has expressed concern over militants operating along the Pakistani border.

World Doctors Say Rep. Scalise's Condition Has Improved To 'Serious'
Author: 0 Doctors Say Rep. Scalise's Condition Has Improved To 'Serious'

That's the word from MedStar Washington Hospital Center. "He is more responsive and is speaking with his loved ones", the doctor said . The congressman grievously wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice is delivering a Father's Day message through his Twitter account.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower survivors will be rehoused in luxury Kensington Row flats

City of London Corporation purchased the flats in a deal negotiated by the Homes and Communities Agency, and will become part of its social housing listings. "Somewhere safe and supportive, close to their friends and the places they know, so they can start to rebuild their lives". The move comes after Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called for empty luxury properties in Kensington to be taken over by the government to house victims.