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World Reports Australian Terrorist May Have Been Killed
Author: 0 Reports Australian Terrorist May Have Been Killed

Sharrouf gained worldwide attention in 2014 after he released images online of his then nine-year-old son, Abdullah, holding the severed head of a Syrian government soldier in Raqqa. "Nobody would want to see Australian children die, nobody would want to see any children die but the fact is Sharrouf and his wife took their children into a war zone, and if they have been killed, well, what other outcome would they expect?" Those children are: Zaynab, 15, Hoda, 14, Abdullah; Zarqawi, and ...

World Los Angeles cemetery moves Confederate monument
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By 9 Wednesday morning, the monument was gone, removed by a pickup truck and driven off while covered by a tarp. Right-wing blogger Jason Kessler had called for the rally to protest the city's decision to remove a Robert E. That uncle that always sends FWD: fwd: fwd: emails is now representing the president of the United States of America. The statement goes on to say: "During this troubling time when Neo-Nazis and white power groups are escalating their racist activity, Seattle needs to ...

Author: 0 Baltimore's Confederate Statues Fall, But Legacy of White Supremacy Lingers

Between midnight and 3 a.m., four Confederate statues were taken down in multiple locations in Baltimore while satisfied spectators looked on. Carolyn Billups of the Maryland United Daughters of the Confederacy criticized city officials' decision to remove the statues without prior notice.

World Trump praises 'wise' Kim for Guam climb-down
Author: 0 Trump praises 'wise' Kim for Guam climb-down

The United States and South Korea remain technically still at war with North Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. "The most important task at hand is for the USA and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on their mutual needling of each other with words and actions, to lower the temperature of the tense situation and prevent the emergence of an 'August crisis,"' Mr Wang was quoted as saying in the Tuesday conversation.

World Phoenix mayor to President Trump: Postpone your rally
Author: 0 Phoenix mayor to President Trump: Postpone your rally

President Donald Trump is going to host a campaign-style rally in his city rally later this month in the wake of the violence that took place in Charlottesville last weekend. The Tucson Democrat called Trump "unhinged" following the president's comments about the violence in Charlottesville. As PBS reported , "A federal judge ruled in 2013 that Arpaio's officers racially profiled Latinos".

World In Charlottesville's Wake, Nonprofits Urge Trump to Fire Bannon
Author: 0 In Charlottesville's Wake, Nonprofits Urge Trump to Fire Bannon

During a Wednesday press conference that was supposed to be focused on infrastructure, Trump took questions on Charlottesville. This is not the first time Scaramucci expressed his feelings over Bannon, who previously called Breitbart a "platform for the alt-right".

World AG Jeff Sessions: Trump has not apologized
Author: 0 AG Jeff Sessions: Trump has not apologized

Fields has been charged with second-degree murder, among other counts, for the alleged attack. The vehicle attack " does meet the definition of domestic terrorism in our statute", Sessions said in an interview on ABC's Good Morning America program.

World Malala Yousafzai secures place at Oxford University
Author: 0 Malala Yousafzai secures place at Oxford University

She tweeted: 'So excited to go to Oxford! "Best wishes for life ahead!" The youngest daughter of Asif Ali Zardari, Asifa Bhutto Zardari, congratulated Malala on Twitter for beginning of this new aspect of her life. Two years ago, Ms Yousafzai received 6A*s and 4As during her GCSEs. The fearless 20-year-old survived an assassination attempt by the Pakistani Taliban and has gone on to become an education campaigner - even becoming the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate.

Author: 0 N.Korean ambassadors called to Pyongyang for meeting

His recent Pyongyang-style threat to unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea has been met with silence from the top levels of South Korea's government - and worry, sometimes anger, from the country's citizens. There are 28,500 USA troops in South Korea ready for any military attack as reported by the Independent. He also made clear his opposition to any form of military action on the peninsula while Washington appeared to have considered it, at least partly, in case of escalated ...

World Kim has praised a plan for 'enveloping fire at Guam'
Author: 0 Kim has praised a plan for 'enveloping fire at Guam'

Trump, meanwhile, continues to pursue a diplomatic solution to North Korea's purported development of a nuclear warhead that could reach the United States and other countries on an intercontinental ballistic missile . "It's meant not to shoot people, it's meant to shoot at missiles that kill people", he said. John McCain said during a Facebook town hall Thursday .

World Mattis: US would 'take out' any North Korean missile aimed at country
Author: 0 Mattis: US would 'take out' any North Korean missile aimed at country

But at the same time, Pyongyang said North Korea's military Tuesday presented Kim with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam and "wring the windpipes of the Yankees". Reacting to these attacks, the us president, Donald Trump has threatened Pyongyang unleashed on North Korea , "the fire and the anger, in a way that the world has ever seen".

World South Korea hints it'll consider envoy to North
Author: 0 South Korea hints it'll consider envoy to North

Tensions have soared on the peninsula in recent months, with Pyongyang carrying out its first successful tests of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), bringing much of the United States within range. McMaster said, "We're not closer to war than a week ago". "It would be a disgusting thing were a war to be conducted here on the peninsula, and that's why we're so focused on coming up with a peaceful way ahead", he said, according to Stars and Stripes.

World China surpasses Japan to become biggest USA creditor
Author: 0 China surpasses Japan to become biggest USA creditor

Japan had held the position of Uncle Sam's biggest creditor for the previous eight months, but Beijing's renewed appetite for USA debt has brought it back to the top. It doesn't hurt that the Chinese yuan is now stronger on the worldwide market and stronger against the USA dollar compared to this point a year ago. The enormous sum that the USA owes China has accumulated over decades as China keeps exporting a lot more from the United States than it imports from the country , leading to a ...

World Cuomo Wants To Add Rioting To Hate Crime Law
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Under the new rules, according to the Auburn Citizen , rioting that targets a protected class would become a more severe felony than it is now, leading to a potential penalty of seven years in prison. The governor also renewed his call Tuesday for an expansion of the state's Human Rights Law to cover public school students statewide - not just private school pupils as is now the case - when it comes to bullying, harassment and other discrimination.

World Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'clowns' and contradicts Trump on North Korea
Author: 0 Steve Bannon calls white nationalists 'clowns' and contradicts Trump on North Korea

He actually gets very unfair press in that regard", Mr Trump said. Bannon is also asked about the white supremacist movement, whose march on Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend led to deadly violence. Bannon's supporters say Trump is being urged by advisers such as chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and deputy national security adviser Dina Powell to fire him.

World North Korea Backed Down, But For How Long?
Author: 0 North Korea Backed Down, But For How Long?

Trump also said in that phone call that the standoff with North Korea would ultimately boost Guam's tourism and make the governor famous . Last week , Trump threatened to unleash " fire and fury " on Kim Jong Un's regime - apparently without stopping to check with Seoul how it felt about that.

World Richmond mayor wants to remove city's Confederate monuments
Author: 0 Richmond mayor wants to remove city's Confederate monuments

There's a renewed push to remove Confederate statues and monuments across the country in the aftermath of the deadly white nationalists rally in Virginia over the weekend. She thought it was important to move quickly and quietly because of "the climate of this nation", she said. "This is history", she said. Removing the statues before then could be a good way to avoid another neo-Nazi terrorist attack.

World North Korea stands down from threat to attack Guam
Author: 0 North Korea stands down from threat to attack Guam

The commander of North Korea's strategic force was waiting for orders "after rounding off the preparations for the enveloping fire at Guam ", the report added. South Korea is living part of the American dream while North Korea licks its sanction wounds with threats while the country listens to President Trump threaten them.

World Two killed on Gaza-Egypt border
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Israel, the only other country Gaza borders, has maintained a decade-long blockade on the strip it says is necessary to isolate Hamas. Nidal al-Jaafari, a senior Hamas member, was killed in the attack. Hamas has recently boosted its forces along the border with Egypt as it seeks to improve relations with Cairo. Israel's Shin Bet security agency on Tuesday unveiled the discovery of a complex money-transferring scheme run by the Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas.

World No one wins PowerBall, jackpot to reach over $500M
Author: 0 No one wins PowerBall, jackpot to reach over $500M

The odds of winning a jackpot are extremely low - one in 292.2 million for Powerball and one in 258.9 million for Mega Millions. A roughly $430 million jackpot was up for grabs in Wednesday's Powerball drawing. That's a cash value of about $273 million. A ticket with all six numbers was sold in Garden Grove. The overall chance of winning a prize is 1 in 24.87.

World Looming War Games Alarm North Korea, but May Be a Bargaining Chip
Author: 0 Looming War Games Alarm North Korea, but May Be a Bargaining Chip

China, North Korea's main ally and trading partner, has urged the United States and South Korea to scrap the drills in exchange for North Korea calling a halt to its weapons programmes. "We've got the intercept capability right now", he said, alluding to two batteries of shield missiles already installed and operational. He said that Dunford "conveyed America's readiness to use the full range of military capabilities to defend our allies and the USA homeland".

World Lebanese Parliament Abolished The
Author: 0 Lebanese Parliament Abolished The "Marry The Rapist" Law!

On Tuesday, Lebanon's Parliament repealed Article 522 of the Lebanese penal code, which dismisses rape charges if a rapist marries his victim. The penalties for this are covered under articles 554-559, which provide for as little as a fine of 10,000-50,000 Lebanese pound (US$6.66-$33) or a maximum of six months in prison if the victim required 10 days maximum of rest to recover, compared with at least five years for rape under article 503.

World North Korean attack could escalate to war
Author: 0 North Korean attack could escalate to war

The current population of Guam is around 174,473 people. The strategic outpost is about 2,100 miles (3,400 kilometers) southeast of Pyongyang . North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reviewed his military's plans to rain "an enveloping fire" around the USA territory of Guam - but opted not to fire missiles at this time , according to state media.

Author: 0 South Korea ready to counter North Korea threats - Airforce chief

There will be no war on the Korean peninsula, South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Thursday, saying Seoul effectively had a veto over United States military action in response to the North's nuclear and missile programmes. "It's a firm agreement between South Korea and the United States", Moon said. But he earlier had a 30-minute call with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to discuss the "growing threat" from North Korea, according to the White House.