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USA designates Hizb-ul Mujahideen as 'global terrorist organisation' USA designates Hizb-ul Mujahideen as 'global terrorist organisation'
- August 17, 2017

The United States on Wednesday said it had sanctioned Hizbul Mujahideen , the largest among the anti-Indian Kashmiri militant groups. In an order, the U.S. It is also the only major terror outfit in the Kashmir valley that focuses on recruiting local youth to its ranks who are projected as "freedom fighters". (more...)
Flooding kills more than 160 across South Asia Flooding kills more than 160 across South Asia
- August 17, 2017

In neighboring India, a landslide in the northern state of Himachal Pradesh engulfed several vehicles. Many others have either drowned or died after being caught in collapsed houses or under toppled trees. Residents in some areas are out of reach as roads and bridges have been cut off. "In the eastern state of Bihar, the floods have killed 56 people since Sunday and affected almost seven million, " State Disaster Management Official, Pratyay Amrit, said. (more...)
Solheim Cup: Injured Suzann Pettersen replaced by Catriona Matthew Solheim Cup: Injured Suzann Pettersen replaced by Catriona Matthew
- August 17, 2017

Sorenstam analysed various statistics when she and her backroom team were deciding on the four captain's picks, but she admitted her players had a huge say in the pairings for the 15th staging of the contest in Iowa. I mean, I don't know. There was no guarantee that I would be fit to compete on Friday morning and I did not way to play unless I was able to give 100 percent. (more...)
McConnell: 'There Are No Good Neo-Nazis' McConnell: 'There Are No Good Neo-Nazis'
- August 17, 2017

He added: "We can have no tolerance for an ideology of racial hatred". "And those who espouse their views are not supporters of American ideals and freedom". Sen. John McCain of Arizona had tweeted: "There's no moral equivalency between racists & Americans standing up to defy hate & bigotry". Trump is the 45th President of the United States. (more...)
Day for local A-Level students as results out Day for local A-Level students as results out
- August 17, 2017

The process works by helping students find out what university courses still have places remaining. If they decide they want to offer you a place, they can do this via UCAS straight away, rather than waiting to receive an application from you. (more...)
Confederate plaque removed from Montreal's Bay store Confederate plaque removed from Montreal's Bay store
- August 17, 2017

The Hudson's Bay Company did not respond to queries from The Daily Caller regarding the fate of the plaque. Andrew Papenheim first saw the plaque posted online. "It's up to the owner of the building to evaluate it". Asked why they finally chose to act, The Bay replied: "We do not have further comment". "I don't think they are patriots". (more...)
Bannon on the brink in Trump's White House Bannon on the brink in Trump's White House
- August 17, 2017

Pressed to clarify Bannon's fate in a press conference at Trump Tower on Monday, Trump responded: "We'll see what happens". Bannon has faced criticism for his ties to the so-called alt-right, especially in the days after violence in Charlottesville , Va., where white nationalists clashed with counter-protestors, leaving three people dead and at least 34 injured. (more...)
Grace Mugabe matter should not affect SA-Zim relationship - Mbeki Grace Mugabe matter should not affect SA-Zim relationship - Mbeki
- August 17, 2017

CNN has reached out to Mugabe's representatives for comment. 'The negotiations over the suspect handing herself over have not concluded and our investigations have not finalised, ' police national spokesman Vishnu Naidoo said. Mugabe's immunity request is now under consideration, Clayson Monyela, a spokesman for the Department of International Relations and Cooperation told The Associated Press. (more...)
Badgers men's basketball: 2017-18 schedule features challenging start for Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball: 2017-18 schedule features challenging start for Wisconsin
- August 17, 2017

Wisconsin finishes regular-season play with four of five games at the Kohl Center, wrapping up with the finale on February 25 against Michigan State . And one week after the Creighton game, the Huskers host Kansas. UW plays five road games in that span, including trips to Purdue , Iowa and Michigan State . (more...)
PACC adoption fees waived this weekend PACC adoption fees waived this weekend
- August 17, 2017

If someone is interested in adopting 2 cats or kittens at the same time, the adoption fees for the second cat or kitten will be waived. Loudoun County Animal Services will give families the opportunity to adopt a pet for free during Saturday's Clear the Shelters . (more...)
This documentary on Charlottesville violence shows how white supremacists spew hate This documentary on Charlottesville violence shows how white supremacists spew hate
- August 17, 2017

At least one YouTuber put together a mashup of the disconnects between the Cantwell we see in the Vice mini-doc and the one we see in Wednesday's video . "Of course we're capable", he says. "I don't think that you could feel about race the way that I do and watch that Kushner b-- walk around with that attractive girl, OK?" The episode also includes footage of a vehicle plowing into a crowd, which left one woman, Heather Heyer , dead. (more...)
Flood scene still grim in Assam, toll touches 39 Flood scene still grim in Assam, toll touches 39
- August 17, 2017

However, north-eastern India, which has been prone to flooding owing to its geoscape as well as infrastructural shortcomings is facing a more hard situation this year. The district administrations is said to have opened over 700 relief centres, 550 of them alone in Cooch Behar for sheltering the homeless. The state government has been claiming that it has enough money. (more...)
Hope Hicks named interim WH communications director Hope Hicks named interim WH communications director
- August 17, 2017

She's expected to work with press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to handle some of the duties while a search continues for a permanent communications director. She started as Trump's press secretary during the 2015 campaign, and sits right outside the Oval Office. Depending on how one counts, Hicks is the fourth or fifth communications director the president has chosen since the election. (more...)
Experts aren't convinced North Korea nuke could make it to US intact Experts aren't convinced North Korea nuke could make it to US intact
- August 17, 2017

Since North Korea's first nuclear test in 2006, the United Nations has imposed ever-tightening sanctions on the rogue regime to force it to halt its weapons programs. "The powerful revolutionary Paektusan army of the DPRK, capable of fighting any war the USA wants, is now on the standby to launch fire into its mainland, waiting for an order of final attack", it said. (more...)
2 inmates escape from Goldendale fire crew, manhunt underway 2 inmates escape from Goldendale fire crew, manhunt underway
- August 17, 2017

Tyray Munter (left) and Maksim Petrovskiy, who escaped from the Goldendale fire work crew early Tuesday morning. Authorities advise that if you see either inmate, to not approach him and call 911 immediately. Two other Washington state inmates escaped from a work crew two months ago. His earliest expected release date had been May 2020. Both inmates were held at the Olympic Corrections Center near Forks. (more...)
Authorities say man stabbed at Iowa State Fair Authorities say man stabbed at Iowa State Fair
- August 17, 2017

Miner's father, Jeremey snapped a few photos of the two and posted them on Facebook the next day. Despite hours of hard work and dedication, a boy and his cow finished fifth place out of seven other contestants at the Iowa State Fair's youth dairy cattle show on Sunday. (more...)
Police dashcam footage shows officer searching woman's vagina for 11 minutes Police dashcam footage shows officer searching woman's vagina for 11 minutes
- August 17, 2017

That was enough, they apparently felt, to justify a full-body cavity search. The officers then called for a female officer to perform a search after the officers said they found 0.02 ounces, or slightly more than half a gram , of marijuana in her auto. (more...)
Jeff Sessions Is Blaming Chicago's Crime On Its Sanctuary City Policy Jeff Sessions Is Blaming Chicago's Crime On Its Sanctuary City Policy
- August 17, 2017

Sessions addressed a roomful of federal prosecutors and law enforcement officials last month and criticized cities like Philadelphia that are "giving sanctuary" to criminals. "Of those, about 174 individuals who were arrested on local charges and being held in Miami-Dade County jails were taken into custody by immigrations and customs enforcement". (more...)
Migrant rescue boat 'taken hostage' in Libya Migrant rescue boat 'taken hostage' in Libya
- August 16, 2017

Libya has warned that it's extending its own search-and-rescue area to beyond the 12-mile limit Italy and other countries consider the boundary of Libyan territorial waters. On Twitter, Defend Europe said they also offered to cooperate with the Libyan authorities. A Libyan coastguard spokesman in Tripoli declined to comment, saying they were collecting information on what happened. (more...)
Detroit Lions denounce white supremacists using their logo at Charlottesville protests Detroit Lions denounce white supremacists using their logo at Charlottesville protests
- August 16, 2017

According to Carlos Monarrez of the Detroit Free Press , Nog Ar Nog is Swedish for "enough is enough". The violent protests and rallies in Charlottesville were centered around the city's decision to remove a statue of Confederate General Robert E. (more...)

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