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Blue Whale challenge: Facebook, Google, Delhi govt served show cause notice Blue Whale challenge: Facebook, Google, Delhi govt served show cause notice
- August 23, 2017

A bench of acting chief justice Gita Mittal and justice C Hari Shankar also wondered why adults were getting into this game, in which unsafe tasks like self-inflicting of wounds on the body, are assigned to the player by administrators during a 50-day period. (more...)
Lt Colonel Purohit arrives at Colaba military station, set to rejoin Army Lt Colonel Purohit arrives at Colaba military station, set to rejoin Army
- August 23, 2017

Welcoming the Supreme Court's order for bail, Lt Col Purohit's wife, Aparna, said "questions of political influences damaged our case" for several years. RECAP: Citing the charges against Purohit of grave nature, Bombay HC rejected his plea while another accused Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur - accused of plotting the blast - was set free on bail. (more...)
USA sanctions China, Russia entities, individuals over N. Korea's nuclear program USA sanctions China, Russia entities, individuals over N. Korea's nuclear program
- August 23, 2017

Tillerson said North Korea has not launched missiles or other provocations since the U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution against weapons development on August 5. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control added six individuals and 10 companies and other entities to its sanctions list, saying they have helped people previously penalized for North Korea's weapons development, facilitated North Korea's energy sector and enabled entities to bypass sanctions to get access to the US and ... (more...)
US Imposes Sanctions on China and Russia Over North Korea's Nuclear Program US Imposes Sanctions on China and Russia Over North Korea's Nuclear Program
- August 23, 2017

The move follows a war of words between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korean missile tests that show it is capable of reaching the U.S. mainland. The paper said that U.N. Resolution 2371 is expected to slash North Korean revenue by some one billion USA dollars. The Trump administration is still hoping China will pressure Pyongyang. (more...)
Pyongyang slams US-South Korea military drills Pyongyang slams US-South Korea military drills
- August 23, 2017

But its proposal for North Korea to suspend its arms programmes in return for the United States to halt military drills in the region has been ignored. As the Associated Press noted , the drills "hold more potential to provoke than ever", and some are calling on the USA and South Korea "to postpone or drastically modify drills to ease the hostility on the Korean Peninsula". (more...)
Ivanka Trump praises counter-protesters after demonstrations Ivanka Trump praises counter-protesters after demonstrations
- August 23, 2017

He credited a unit specially trained for crowd control. "They were hit with a lot of stuff today", Evans said at the press conference. "Sometimes it doesn't look pretty, but that's what they're trained for". Dallas will also be holding a rally against white supremacy and a vigil to Heather Heyer. There was a large police presence in the area, and heavy trucks and concrete barriers were used to block vehicle access. (more...)
Led strikes kill 78 civilians in Syria's Raqqah Led strikes kill 78 civilians in Syria's Raqqah
- August 23, 2017

This is reported by the AFP , referring to data from the Syrian Human Rights Watch. More than half of the city has been claimed by the coalition US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces . It did report, however, that on Sunday the coalition carried out 21 strikes "near Raqqa " that resulted in the destruction of 22 ISIL "fighting positions". (more...)
President Trump, Melania and Barron Check Out the Eclipse President Trump, Melania and Barron Check Out the Eclipse
- August 23, 2017

Politicians and citizens alike rushed to watch the phenomena, with the last coast-to-coast full solar eclipse being in 1979. President Trump is back at the White House and just like most other Americans, he was seen taking in the solar eclipse. (more...)
Six injured after major road incident in Dublin City Centre Six injured after major road incident in Dublin City Centre
- August 23, 2017

GardaĆ­ have said that it was "not a hit and run", with an investigation now underway into the circumstances surrounding the incident. AA Roadwatch said that Adelaide Road was closed as emergency services "deal with a serious crash". The overturned auto on Adelaide Road in Dublin. A garda spokesman said the collision was not being treated as a hit-and-run incident. A number of ambulances attended the scene, as well as units from Dublin Fire Brigade. (more...)
Christie raps Trump for blaming Charlottesville violence on 'both sides' Christie raps Trump for blaming Charlottesville violence on 'both sides'
- August 23, 2017

Among Republicans, 13% said that neo-Nazi views were acceptable, and the number climbs to 17% among Trump supporters. Although the alt-right prominently features white supremacists and neo-Nazis, only 39% of those polled said they believe the group holds such views, while 21% said it does not. (more...)
Quake struck Italian holiday island of Ischia, tourists were evacuated Quake struck Italian holiday island of Ischia, tourists were evacuated
- August 23, 2017

Rescue workers searched the rubble for survivors through the night. His 11-year old brother Ciro was the last to emerge, rescued after 16 hours in the dark and loaded into a waiting ambulance. In October 2016 and January 2017 three other earthquakes hit the same region. Italy's national vulcanology department gave a preliminary magnitude of 3.6. (more...)
Teenager suspected in grandmother's slaying found dead on train tracks in Holly Teenager suspected in grandmother's slaying found dead on train tracks in Holly
- August 23, 2017

Around 5:45 a.m., a 911 call came in to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office with reports that a woman was stabbed to death. Investigators found the auto in the village of Holly and the teen's body on the tracks nearby on South Saginaw Street near Railroad Street. (more...)
Some people in SA are living on less than R441 per month Some people in SA are living on less than R441 per month
- August 23, 2017

Stats SA has released its South African poverty trends report for 2017, showing the key differences between poor and "non-poor" households in the country, and how these have changed between 2006 and 2015. "Females are much more exposed to poverty than males", said Lehohla. "Unfortunately, while households gained better access to services and facilities, their financial well-being suffered between 2011 and 2015 due to a combination of global and domestic factors such as stagnant economic ... (more...)
Teenager arrested for dancing Macarena on Saudi street Teenager arrested for dancing Macarena on Saudi street
- August 23, 2017

Mecca officers said the teenager, who was not named, was being questioned because he had shown "improper public behaviour" and disrupted traffic. A 45-second clip shows the teen wearing a striped polo t-shirt and shorts sauntering into the middle of a crosswalk before he looking back at the camera and busting a move to the 1990s hit song. (more...)
Indian railway ministry suspends 4 top officials following deadly rail accident Indian railway ministry suspends 4 top officials following deadly rail accident
- August 23, 2017

Senior Superintendent of Police Anant Deo told IANS that 20 people died in Muzaffarnagar district and one each in hospitals in Ghaziabad and Meerut where they had been taken by their families. Following the derailment, locals rushed to the spot to help people trapped in the derailed coaches. "We have mobilized all our resources to provide the best relief and rescue operations at this time", Saxena told TV channels. (more...)
Upcoming Qatar World Cup stadium to look like Arab cap Upcoming Qatar World Cup stadium to look like Arab cap
- August 23, 2017

The distinctive white bowl design, adorned with an intricate pattern, is based on the gahfiya , an essential component of traditional Arab dress that holds in place the ghutra and aghal, which together form a symbol of dignity and independence. (more...)
What you need to know about North Korea What you need to know about North Korea
- August 23, 2017

Meanwhile, the South Korean and USA militaries on Monday began their first major annual military exercise amid threats from Pyongyang. Donald Trump had said the USA military is "locked and loaded" should North Korea "act unwisely", having previously warned Pyongyang would face "fire and fury" if it continued to threaten America. (more...)
Pro-Trump Group Cancels Rallies Over Potential Security Threats Pro-Trump Group Cancels Rallies Over Potential Security Threats
- August 23, 2017

In a press release, exclusively given to Breitbart News, event organizers say the reason for making the hard decision "is to contribute to the de-escalation of rising tension and violence in America while pursuing the organization's goal of a safe and secure America". (more...)
Rodgers: Celtic players were first class in qualifying Rodgers: Celtic players were first class in qualifying
- August 23, 2017

Celtic beat Hapoel Be'er Sheva of Israel 5-2 at home in the first leg of the play-offs a year ago and then wobbled in the return, losing 2-0 to scrape through. "Over the course of two games against Astana we scored eight goals". They shot ahead in the 26th minute courtesy a Kristoffer Vassbakk Ajer own goal but Scott Sinclair equalized for the Scottish champions. (more...)
Protestors gather at Trump rally in Phoenix Protestors gather at Trump rally in Phoenix
- August 23, 2017

Trump was widely criticised for blaming both white nationalists and counter-protesters for the violence at the rally organised by neo-Nazis and white supremacists. Trump told the friendly crowd at the political rally in Arizona that his words in the aftermath of the Virginia event had been "perfect". Stanton also expressed his opinion on the possibility of a pardon for Joe Arpaio . (more...)

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