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Paul Ryan: I Heard New Trump 'Doctrine' in Afghan Speech Paul Ryan: I Heard New Trump 'Doctrine' in Afghan Speech
- August 22, 2017

The question came from Rabbi Dena Feingold , the sister of former Democratic Sen. The Ryan town hall began 30 minutes later than originally planned to accommodate Trump's nationwide address where he outlined a new strategy for troops in Afghanistan. (more...)
Chilean courts ease strict abortion laws in the nation Chilean courts ease strict abortion laws in the nation
- August 22, 2017

The Chilean Constitutional Tribunal protected women's rights when it ruled on August 21, 2017 that a new law to end the full criminalization of abortion in Chile was constitutional, Human Rights Watch said today. Polls in July showed that 70 percent of Chileans support legalised abortion under the three conditions mentioned in the bill. But as is often the case, the ban didn't prevent abortions from taking place: The BBC points out that up to 70,000 illegal abortions were performed ... (more...)
Woman fatally crashes into eclipse viewers Woman fatally crashes into eclipse viewers
- August 22, 2017

They say a 41-year-old woman of Wooton was airlifted to the University of Kentucky Hospital. NBC affiliate WLEX reported that witnesses said Hays and Belcher had been in a crowd of people watching the partial eclipse. One person is dead after being hit by a vehicle while watching the solar eclipse in downtown Hyden, according to officials. "We are asking that everyone keep all of those involved in your prayers and be respectful of their privacy". (more...)
Latino Victory Project: No pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio Latino Victory Project: No pardon for Sheriff Joe Arpaio
- August 22, 2017

According to the survey released Monday, Phoenix-based OH Predictive Insights conducted the poll with 1,065 adults from August 18 to 20, finding only 21 percent support Trump announcing a pardon , while 50 percent oppose it and 29 percent are undecided. (more...)
Kesha's Triumphant Comeback Takes Her to the Top of the Charts Kesha's Triumphant Comeback Takes Her to the Top of the Charts
- August 22, 2017

As Pitchfork points out , Kesha also had the second largest week for a female artist, behind Katy Perry's Witness . Rainbow mixes Kesha's signature pop sounds of seven years ago with raw, powerful songs in which she channels the frustration, hurt and anger she has felt during a lengthy court battle with her former producer, Dr Luke, whom she accused of emotional and sexual abuse. (more...)
US, South Korea Seem to Scale Back War Games US, South Korea Seem to Scale Back War Games
- August 22, 2017

A year ago in August, after joint maneuvers, the North Korean military launched a missile from a submarine. "The drill will definitely provoke Pyongyang more, and Pyongyang is expected to make a more radical response", it said in an editorial. (more...)
Burnley sign Chris Wood; Swansea reportedly agree Clucas fee Burnley sign Chris Wood; Swansea reportedly agree Clucas fee
- August 22, 2017

Leeds signed Wood from Leicester in the summer of 2015 for a fee believed to be £3m. Leeds are keen on Gestede and are understood to have tabled a bid for 19-year-old Grot with a minimum of two new forwards expected to arrive at Elland Road before next week's transfer deadline. (more...)
Korea urges NK to end provocations as allies start military drills Korea urges NK to end provocations as allies start military drills
- August 22, 2017

South Korea's marines participate in an amphibious landing drill near Ulleung Island in the East Sea. The 10-day joint military exercise with South Korea has been condemned by Pyongyang as "reckless behaviour driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". (more...)
South Korea and U.S. troops start drills amid Pyongyang nuclear war threat South Korea and U.S. troops start drills amid Pyongyang nuclear war threat
- August 22, 2017

The August 21 to August 31 exercises involve computer simulations created to prepare for the unthinkable: war with nuclear-capable North Korea . The Ulchi-Freedom Guardian is a military drill which sees the United States and South Korea join forces in a string of exercises. (more...)
One dead after 4.0 earthquake hits Italy One dead after 4.0 earthquake hits Italy
- August 22, 2017

In its Casamicciola commune, " an inhabited building collapsed in Maio Square ", Italian Rai News reported, citing local officials. Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Vulcanology (INGV) put the magnitude at 4.0 but both the U.S. (more...)
Valme Hospital patient dies after 'cut in half' by a lift Valme Hospital patient dies after 'cut in half' by a lift
- August 22, 2017

Her baby, who was not harmed in the incident, was transported to the Virgen del Rocío children's hospital. It is understood that her head was trapped between the lift frame and roof as it started moving upwards with her feet left dangling in the lift shift. (more...)
Mother of newborn cut into half in hospital lift accident Mother of newborn cut into half in hospital lift accident
- August 22, 2017

A suspected mechanical fault activated the elevator before she was fully pushed into the cabin and the doors had closed properly at approximately 14:30pm local time on Sunday. We still can't believe what's happened. "This cannot continue. Today it has been Rocio, but tomorrow it could be another person". She had two other daughters, aged four and five. (more...)
Mother of newborn cut into half in hospital lift accident Mother of newborn cut into half in hospital lift accident
- August 22, 2017

A suspected mechanical fault activated the elevator before she was fully pushed into the cabin and the doors had closed properly at approximately 14:30pm local time on Sunday. We still can't believe what's happened. "This cannot continue. Today it has been Rocio, but tomorrow it could be another person". She had two other daughters, aged four and five. (more...)
Trump Briefly Takes off Eclipse Glasses, Looks at Sun Trump Briefly Takes off Eclipse Glasses, Looks at Sun
- August 22, 2017

Moments later, as the peak of the eclipse approached, Trump put on glasses. President Donald Trump ignored the advice of optometrists and scientists nationwide Monday when he squinted to look up at the sun during the 2017 solar eclipse. (more...)
Barcelona Attack Latest: Suspect May Have Fled To France, Police Say Barcelona Attack Latest: Suspect May Have Fled To France, Police Say
- August 22, 2017

Police said Abouyaaqoub had first fled Las Ramblas on foot amid the chaos of the attack, then commandeered the vehicle, stabbing the driver, 34-year-old Pau Perez, to death before smashing his way through a police checkpoint and ditching the auto in the nearby town of Sant Just Desvern. (more...)
Triple Talaq: Supreme Court Will Pronounce Judgment Aug. 22 Triple Talaq: Supreme Court Will Pronounce Judgment Aug. 22
- August 22, 2017

In their affidavit before the court, they said that qazis all over the country have been instructed that they would while performing nikah, record in the Nikahnama, that the bride has opted out of triple talaq in one sitting. The Centre took a firm stand, saying that oral, instant divorce must be declared unconstitutional and also asserted "triple talaq is not a basic and integral part of Islam". (more...)
U.S. teen pleads guilty to internet villain-inspired attack U.S. teen pleads guilty to internet villain-inspired attack
- August 22, 2017

She said she feared the Slender Man would harm her and her family if she did not kill Leutner. Anissa Weier is led into court where she pleaded guilty to a lesser charge (WISN 12 News) Anissa Weier and Morgan Geyser (pictured aged 12) were accused of stabbing classmate Payton Leutner 19 times in a Waukesha, Wisconsin, park in 2014.The "Slender Man" is a fictional horror character popular on the internet. (more...)
More than 600 still missing after deadly floods in Sierra Leone More than 600 still missing after deadly floods in Sierra Leone
- August 22, 2017

A relationship between the Saddlers and people living in the West African country of Sierra Leone was established previous year by Steve Davies, secretary of the Walsall FC Supporters' Trust. At Connaught Hospital, morgue worker Mohamed Sinneh Kamara said: "We buried 50 more bodies on Friday". "Initially, we had a large number of corpses that were recovered, but for the past two or three days, I think the average has been about ten". (more...)
Grifton public library gives out free solar eclipse glasses Grifton public library gives out free solar eclipse glasses
- August 22, 2017

Jamaicans are being urged not to look at the sun during the eclipse as this can cause damage to the retina. For the more adventurous star-gazer or just simply people who want to appreciate the event in person a pair of special glasses with solar filters commonly referred to as "Eclipse Glasses". (more...)
Texas man charged with trying to bomb Houston Confederate statue - RT America Texas man charged with trying to bomb Houston Confederate statue - RT America
- August 22, 2017

The statue of Dowling, a Houstonian who served as a Confederate officer during the Civil War, is one of hundreds of monuments to the Confederacy that have come under increased scrutiny after a white supremacist rally in Virginia supporting such memorials became violent. (more...)

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