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World Last of peanut butter escape inmates recaptured in Florida
Author: 0 Last of peanut butter escape inmates recaptured in Florida

Authorities said the inexperienced guard, watching 150 inmates through security cameras from a control room, thought he was opening the cell at an inmate's request, when in fact, the peanut-buttered number he punched in released a door to the outside.

World Ara Parseghian, legendary Notre Dame coach, dies at 94
Author: 0 Ara Parseghian, legendary Notre Dame coach, dies at 94

Parseghian was hospitalized recently for an infection in his hip. FILE - In this August 31, 1964, file photo, Notre Dame football coach Ara Parseghian and team captain Jim Carroll (60) lead the team out onto the field in Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., which was picture day for the team and the day before the season's practices were to begin.

World Second Video Of Cops Apparently Faking Body Cam Footage Uncovered In Baltimore
Author: 0 Second Video Of Cops Apparently Faking Body Cam Footage Uncovered In Baltimore

But police might have been betrayed by their own body cameras, the public defender's office announced Monday. "Shortly thereafter, another officer asks if the area by that compartment has been searched". "Racially disparate impact is present at every stage of [the Baltimore Police Department]'s enforcement actions, from the initial decision to stop individuals on Baltimore streets to searches, arrests, and uses of force", the report concluded.

Author: 0 Rex Tillerson calls for dialogue with North Korea

We do not seek the collapse of the regime. "Secretary Tillerson's travel reaffirms the Administration's commitment to further broaden and enhance USA economic and security interests in the Asia-Pacific region", the State Department said.

World Alert: Trump May Take Trade Action Against China
Author: 0 Alert: Trump May Take Trade Action Against China

THAAD anti-missile system. On Saturday, Trump, who has vacillated between affection and frustration for Xi Jingping since his Mar-a-Lago dinner with the Chinese premier, tweeted, "I am very disappointed in China ". A senior Chinese official said on Monday there was no link between North Korea's nuclear program and China-U.S. trade. The United States has a long list of grievances about China on trade, including accusations of steel dumping and theft of USA intellectual property.

Author: 0 United States to test ICBM following North Korea's missile launch

North Korea objects to the presence of USA ships and joint military exercises, which it alleges are a rehearsal for an invasion despite Washington's insistence that the drills are defensive in nature. The nuclear warhead must be able to withstand extreme conditions of launch, flight and re-entry, he said, so what North Korea's recent launches have done is "try to measure as much as possible those extreme conditions", Hecker said.

World Ex-Scottish leader: Trump is an 'utter nincompoop'
Author: 0 Ex-Scottish leader: Trump is an 'utter nincompoop'

One is Trump Turnberry and the other is the Trump International Golf Links course just outside Aberdeen. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal , Mr Trump was asked whether he could give any more information about the prospective deal.

Author: 0 Federal cabinet to take oath within two days: PM

He spoke to journalists after attending a consultative meeting with Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and party leaders in Pakistan's picturesque hill station Murree. The quick handover could ease political upheaval sparked by the Supreme Court's decision last Friday to disqualify Mr Sharif for not declaring a source of income.

World Qatar and Italy sign a almost $6B deal for naval vessels
Author: 0 Qatar and Italy sign a almost $6B deal for naval vessels

Qatar, which is the world's largest liquefied natural gas exporter, and other energy rich Gulf Arab states are among the world's biggest spenders on military equipment. The WTO suit does not include Egypt, the fourth country involved in the boycott. Foreign Ministers of UAE Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Egypt's Sameh Shoukry, Bahrain's Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa and Saudi Arabia's Adel al-Jubeir meet in Manama, Bahrain.

World Tennessee bride 'put gun to groom's head and pulled trigger'
Author: 0 Tennessee bride 'put gun to groom's head and pulled trigger'

Wearing her wedding dress, a bride was arrested in Tennessee, USA, which, according to the police, pulled a gun through her bridal gown, put it her at the throat of her husband and pulled the trigger. But a witness described both of them as intoxicated and said they had spent several hours arguing. She was charged with aggravated domestic assault and was booked into Rutherford County before being released on a $15,000 bond.

World Empty bus seats mistaken for women in burqa spark outrage
Author: 0 Empty bus seats mistaken for women in burqa spark outrage

But a closer look at the photo immediately reveals that many users unwittingly let their prejudices get ahead of them - the image shows nothing more than empty bus seats. " wrote one of the more alarmed commenters". "The busses aren't full of creepy Islamists and neither do they typically have so many empty seats", he said.

World Northwest heat wave: Record high temperatures possible
Author: 0 Northwest heat wave: Record high temperatures possible

The most sizzling temperature at any point recorded in Seattle was set July 29, 2009, when the mercury achieved 103 degrees. It has never before hit 100 in August. Although around 70 per cent of homes in Portland have air-conditioning, it still means more than 270,000 do not. When nighttime temperatures remain high, it's even more hard for the body to cool off, increasing the risk of heat-related illness.

World Doklam standoff: India refutes Chinese claims
Author: 0 Doklam standoff: India refutes Chinese claims

It is said in the document that Indian troops have a real effort to change the status quo of "infiltration" border in Chinese area and it has weakened peace and harmony in the China-India border region. India's fresh statement in response to the Chinese 15-page fact sheet was essentially a one liner without rebutting Beijing point by point. China also said that it has conveyed its firm stand to India that it must take "concrete actions" by immediately pulling back troops from Dokalam with ...

Author: 0 Trump Approval Rating Lowest Since May at 42 Percent

Sixty-two percent do not believe that the President is honest, and just 26% say he is level-headed. The partisan divide, unsurprisingly, is stark. That compares to the 47 percent of voters overall who would condemn such action. The share of voters who say they are at least somewhat concerned has actually dipped since March 2017, when a repeatedly praised the poll - which has been rated by polling analysts as less accurate than many of its peers - for its accuracy in instances where it has ...

World Tejashwi Alleges Nitish Of Double Standards, Says 75 Percent BJP Leaders Corrupt
Author: 0 Tejashwi Alleges Nitish Of Double Standards, Says 75 Percent BJP Leaders Corrupt

On reports that senior JD (U ) leader Sharad Yadav was upset over the party joining hands with the BJP , he said: "It is not necessary that everybody always agrees on everything". But now he does not have that same figure in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Government as he used to have in the grand alliance as the Chief Minister.

World Tillerson To Travel To Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia: State Dept
Author: 0 Tillerson To Travel To Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia: State Dept

Observers said the embattled United States administration was again playing the China card to score diplomatic points and distract from domestic concerns. He said he had many "open slots", with only his deputy and one undersecretary confirmed by the Senate. Where did the "bromance" go between Xi Jinping and Donald Trump? In another sign of USA concern about the North, the Trump administration published a notice Wednesday in the Federal Register detailing a new ban on Americans ...

World Britain's Prince Philip retires from public engagements
Author: 0 Britain's Prince Philip retires from public engagements

Though Prince Philip is known for his tongue-twisting gaffes , the Telegraph's release today should make him turn around to say 'What a gaffe?' Otherwise, the Duke had announced in May this year that he would be stepping down from public duties.

World Trump seeks to sue schools over affirmative action seen to hurt whites
Author: 0 Trump seeks to sue schools over affirmative action seen to hurt whites

The US Supreme Court ruled universities are permitted to use affirmative policies, but institutions are not allowed to go as far as introducing racial quotas. Two sources told The Washington Post that hand-picked Trump appointees will run the project because the career staffers who specialize in education issues refused to take part, saying it was a violation of the DOJ's long-term stance on civil rights in school admission policies.

World Pakistani militant killed in Kashmir while visiting wife
Author: 0 Pakistani militant killed in Kashmir while visiting wife

Dujana and his accomplice Arif Nabi Dar alias Arif Lelhari were shot dead by security forces during an operation in Hakripora village. A police officer, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Dujana's aide was a teenaged local rebel and that his burial in his hometown was attended by thousands of mourners.

World Sunbathers Killed As Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Crowded Portugal Beach
Author: 0 Sunbathers Killed As Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Crowded Portugal Beach

Two people who were aboard the plane were unhurt and are being questioned by the authorities. Maritime Police Chief Pedro Coelho Dias, confirming the two deaths, said: 'The victims are a man and an eight-year-old girl. Accrding to reports, the dead girl was with her parents, who were unharmed. Photos showed the plane looked to have a damaged left wing that hung lower than the right wing, according to photos.

World Trump backs bill to cut legal immigration, slash green card issues
Author: 0 Trump backs bill to cut legal immigration, slash green card issues

The battle cry for the US Election 2020 campaign has just been sounded via US President's masterstroke Wednesday afternoon when he blessed the Reforming American Immigration For Strong Employment (RAISE) Act which aims to cut immigration by half from the current level of more than 1 million green cards granted per year and evaluate visa applications based on merit, with a preference for people with higher education or job skills.

World Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement about Russian Federation meeting, White House says
Author: 0 Trump 'weighed in' on son's statement about Russian Federation meeting, White House says

Trump Jr., Kushner, and ex-campaign manager for the Trump team Paul Manafort took a meeting with a Russian lawyer suggesting she had information regarding political opponent Hillary Clinton , according to the New York Times . " I was asked to attend the meeting by an acquaintance, but was not told the name of the person I would be meeting with beforehand ". "It remains unclear exactly how much the president knew at the time of the flight about Trump Jr.'s meeting", the Washington ...

World Jimmy Kimmel imagines NSFW Scaramucci exit interview
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel imagines NSFW Scaramucci exit interview

Noting the brevity of Scaramucci's stay on President Donald Trump's administration, the comedian suggested Mooch's "going-away party serve what's left of his welcome cake". "What the hell!" Noah said on " The Daily Show ". And even though Trump tweeted Monday morning that there was "no WH chaos!", Scaramucci was axed just six hours later.