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World Feature: India celebrates 71st Independence Day with fervor
Author: 0 Feature: India celebrates 71st Independence Day with fervor

There is no question of being soft on terrorists and terrorism will be dealt with an iron fist, he said. He added that "bullets and abuses" can not bring peace in Kashmir - where there are an estimated 500,000 Indian troops - but also accused Kashmiri separatists of "scheming".

World Muslim Comedian Files Lawsuit Against Daily Stormer Founder
Author: 0 Muslim Comedian Files Lawsuit Against Daily Stormer Founder

On Wednesday, it appeared the Stormer had found a new home on the normal internet with a.ru domain - but its return to Russian-supported relevancy was short lived. The next day, the site moved to Google , but its registration with Google Domains was nearly immediately cancelled by the host company. Obeidallah, a comedian and Daily Beast columnist, told the Associated Press he received death threats after the article was published.

World Trinamool Congress sweeps West Bengal civic body polls, BJP distant second
Author: 0 Trinamool Congress sweeps West Bengal civic body polls, BJP distant second

The only saving grace for the BJP is that it emerged as the main Opposition force. TMC swept the Durgapur Municipal Corporation by winning all the 43 wards. This is the only municipal corporation and one notified authority- the Cooper's Camp Notified Authority in Nadia district. For example, in the Haldia municipality, once a Left bastion, the TMC won all the 29 seats.

Author: 0 Charlottesville vehicle attack was terrorism, say majority of Democrats and Republicans

It's a very minor victory for the president that a majority of Americans thought he should not yet be impeached, but the figure still represented a decline of 12 percentage points from February. Approval of the President's response varied significantly along partisan lines. "Of course that includes white supremacists, KKK Neo-Nazi and all extremist groups".

World Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea
Author: 0 Guam fliers offer emergency tips for threat from North Korea

Public safety officials in Guam have distributed a two-page pamphlet advising island residents how to prepare and react should North Korea follow through on threats to launch a nuclear strike against the USA territory. On Thursday, Trump said it is time somebody stood up to the pariah nation. A White House statement said Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron had discussed "the increasingly unsafe situation associated with North Korea's destabilizing and escalatory behavior".

World CBO: Here's what would happen if Trump ends critical Obamacare payments
Author: 0 CBO: Here's what would happen if Trump ends critical Obamacare payments

The cost-sharing reduction payments go directly to insurers to reimburse them for reducing deductibles and co-pays for lower income enrollees. Some insurers may decide to leave the ACA markets altogether if the subsidies were to disappear "because of the substantial uncertainty about the effects of the policy on average health care costs ", the CBO says .

World Luis Suarez Ruled Out For At Least Four Weeks With Knee Injury
Author: 0 Luis Suarez Ruled Out For At Least Four Weeks With Knee Injury

And, as per the aforementioned report from RAC1 this afternoon, the initial diagnosis does not look good, with it claimed that Suarez could be sidelined for up to a month. Suarez will miss games against Betis, Alavés, Espanyol and possibly a trip to on 18 September (AEST) Getafe, the first fixture after an worldwide break.

World Abe, Trump aim to prevent NKorean missile launch
Author: 0 Abe, Trump aim to prevent NKorean missile launch

Now, instead of the missile fire being just the next in a series of tit-for-tat escalations in rhetoric and action between the two countries, the report suggests that the plan is something North Korea is holding in its back pocket "if the Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions".

World CIA chief: Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again
Author: 0 CIA chief: Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again

If they "persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean peninsula", then North Korea would take action "as already declared ", he was quoted as saying. The beaches and shopping centers on the island, which is located about 3,400 kilometers from North Korea , are still packed with people. A White House statement said Trump and President Emmanuel Macron had discussed "the increasingly unsafe situation associated with North Korea's destabilising and escalatory ...

World Despite heated rhetoric, U.S. and North Korea aren't ready for war
Author: 0 Despite heated rhetoric, U.S. and North Korea aren't ready for war

The report is assumed to be referring to the United States joint military drills with South Korea , known as the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, which are scheduled to start August 21. Beijing's foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made the statement before reporters at a regular press briefing, following reports Washington and Seoul are planning to begin drills on the Korean peninsula on August 21, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.

World SC refuses to take cognisance of UP hospital tragedy
Author: 0 SC refuses to take cognisance of UP hospital tragedy

The Chief Minister said that he himself had visited the BRD medical college on July 9 and August 9 to himself look at the situation but was not informed of any shortage, including of oxygen . The report also recommends high level probe in the commission nexus between the officials and the suppliers of oxygen . To another question, he said that a report had been sought from all the medical colleges and hospitals on the availability of oxygen or payment issues and everything has been ...

World China tells U.S. and North Korea to cool it
Author: 0 China tells U.S. and North Korea to cool it

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says he's aiming to further develop a working relationship with his counterpart in China in order to lessen the risk of miscalculation on the Korean Peninsula as tensions rise between the US and North Korea.

Author: 0 Dozens, possibly hundreds line up in Jonesborough for solar eclipse glasses

The expert on corneas and eye disease, who treats patients in Hyde Park and at UChicago Medicine's new downtown ophthalmology clinic , said he's been fielding questions from patients for weeks ahead of the big celestial event. Do not forget to wear solar viewing glasses that meet the ISO 12312-2 standards. In addition to proper eyewear, timing is everything when it comes to optimum viewing.

Author: 0 China to ban $1bn of North Korean imports under United Nations sanctions

The tentative interest in diplomacy follows unusually combative threats between Trump and North Korea amid worries Pyongyang is nearing its long-sought goal of being able to send a nuclear missile to the USA mainland. "The government, putting everything on the line, will block war by all means", Moon said. "I am certain the United States will respond to the current situation calmly and responsibly in a stance that is equal to ours", he said.

World Leeds students open A-level results
Author: 0 Leeds students open A-level results

For the government's Academic Performance Measure of A* - C grades, 98% of their students achieved this measure. Meanwhile Manaal Chaiwalla be studying geography and economics at the London School of Economics, thanks to her A*AA grades in biology, chemistry and English literature respectively.

World Military leaders speak out against racism, extremism
Author: 0 Military leaders speak out against racism, extremism

Usually the United States top military personnel stay out of domestic politics, American media noted. "I can absolutely and unambiguously tell you that there's no place for racism and bigotry in the USA military or in the United States as a whole", General Joe Dunford , the chairman of the U.S.

World Florida woman caught snorting cocaine off iPhone in pick-up line
Author: 0 Florida woman caught snorting cocaine off iPhone in pick-up line

A woman from Florida, US is being charged with public drug offenses after she was caught using her iPhone to audaciously snort cocaine as she waited in a school parent pick-up line. She was placed under arrest for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of cocaine. The arrest left parents at the school on Wednesday disgusted.

World Confederate monuments in Baltimore removed overnight
Author: 0 Confederate monuments in Baltimore removed overnight

Lee statue . "There's enough grandstanding, speeches being made". Days after racially charged, violent protests erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia , the state's Governor Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) encouraged his localities to transfer Confederate monuments to museums.

World The far right is planning 9 rallies nationwide this weekend alone
Author: 0 The far right is planning 9 rallies nationwide this weekend alone

There's no way to really gauge how many people would have shown up for these marches on Google, but one of the Facebook event pages has a whopping 39 people who said they would be going. "I do envision a lot of people showing up on Saturday", said Ron Gaydos, of Squirrel Hill. Community members getting ready for Saturday say their goal is simple: "We're all marching for peace and we're all just gathering and making sure that we're all feeling safe and all feeling good".

World All-Pro LB Thomas Davis Signs Extension With Panthers
Author: 0 All-Pro LB Thomas Davis Signs Extension With Panthers

The team announced on Tuesday that it has signed the 34-year-old linebacker to a one-year extension. "I don't take a single day for granted when I step on the field", Davis said, reflecting on the unexpected gains he made from the loss of almost three seasons.

World TN CM orders judicial probe into Jayalalithaa's death
Author: 0 TN CM orders judicial probe into Jayalalithaa's death

A probe into the death of Jayalalithaa was one of the demands of the faction of former chief minister Panneerselvam's camp. In a press conference organised by the state government in February last, London-based specialist Richard Beale (who treated Jayalalithaa ), and doctors of Apollo and the government had ruled out poisoning as the cause and asserted that there was "no conspiracy" or mystery in either the treatment or what led to her death.

World Armed men enter Barcelona restaurant after van drives into crowds
Author: 0 Armed men enter Barcelona restaurant after van drives into crowds

The police were requesting that people not pass through the area near Plaza de Cataluña and Las Ramblas in the heart of the city, popular destinations for tourists. El pais newspaper reports that the driver of the vehicle has fled on foot after mowing down dozens people. "There was a loud noise and everybody ran for cover", 20-year-old student Marc Esparcia said.

World Brigitte Macron promises 'informal' first lady role
Author: 0 Brigitte Macron promises 'informal' first lady role

Brigitte Macron , the wife of French President Emmanuel Macron , says her role as first lady will remain informal but highly visible, following strong public opposition against an official status. "What's important is that it is clear". "We'll post my meetings and my commitments on the presidency website, so that the French people know exactly what I'm doing", she said.

World GOP criticism of President Trump's latest Charlottesville comments continues to grow
Author: 0 GOP criticism of President Trump's latest Charlottesville comments continues to grow

I think there was a plan to have them separated. White nationalist leader Matthew Heimbach drew a crowd outside the court-house but was shouted down. About an hour and a half later, Signer confirmed in a tweet that at least one person had died in the day's violence. Florida senator and former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio sent out a flurry of six back-to-back tweets that said, "The organizers of events which inspired & led to #charlottesvilleterroristattack are 100% to ...

World Man arrested after Dutch hostage situation ends
Author: 0 Man arrested after Dutch hostage situation ends

Then he forced her into the building and locked her into a room. It is as yet unclear what the man's motive was. A police spokeswoman, said the woman had suffered no serious injury but had been taken to an ambulance for examination, according to Reuters news agency.