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Gunman Charged in 'Stand Your Ground' Florida Shooting

Gunman Charged in 'Stand Your Ground' Florida Shooting As of Monday afternoon, Drejka was being held on a $100,000 bond. "My decision not to arrest is merely doing what Florida law compels", Gualtieri said at the time. "If you're outraged by the law and don't like the law, then change it". "This self-appointed wannabe cop attempted to hide behind "Stand Your Ground" to defend his indefensible actions, but the truth has finally cut through the nois... [Full Article...]

In Solidarity With Saudi Arabia

In Solidarity With Saudi Arabia In the long-term, Saudi Arabia may find it more hard to attract foreign investors in their effort to meet the Vision 2030 goals. The Saudis have also called their ambassador back from Canada, suspended all new businesses transactions and investments linked with Canada and cancelled direct flights to Toronto by Saudi's state airline. [Full Article...]

Corbyn on wreath-laying - "I don't think I actually was involved"

Corbyn on wreath-laying - Mr Corbyn said he'd been at the event in Tunisia because he wanted to see a "fitting memorial to everyone who has died in every terrorist incident everywhere". Mr Corbyn said on Monday that Labour's proposed definition was the "most sophisticated" of any political party's. Jewish Labour MP Luciana Berger, who has criticised Mr Corbyn for failing to crack down on anti-Semitism in the party, com... [Full Article...]

Anti-government corruption protests in Romania injure 440

Anti-government corruption protests in Romania injure 440 A group of protesters tried to break into the government building in Bucharest , but were held back by the police security cordon. Riot police used tear gas and water cannon to maintain order. Around four million people have left the country - one of the European Union's poorest - in the last 15 years, seeking a better life than that offered by Romania's average monthly wage of just 520 euros. [Full Article...]

Former WWF Tag Team Champion Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart Dead At 63

Former WWF Tag Team Champion Jim 'The Anvil' Neidhart Dead At 63 High profile names from the world of wrestling paid tribute to Neidhart following the news, which comes after the high-profile deaths of former WWE stars Brian Christopher and Nikolai Volkoff last month. Trained by WWE Hall of Famer Stu Hart in Calgary, Neidhart achieved his greatest success in the ring as a tag team with brother-in-law Bret (Hit Man) Hart. [Full Article...]

Fight for Afghan city rages despite govt claim of upper hand

Fight for Afghan city rages despite govt claim of upper hand Later in the month Washington indicated a change in its longstanding policy when US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the United States was prepared to "support, facilitate and participate" in talks, opening the way to militants to meet US officials in Qatar. [Full Article...]

Omarosa: Trump 'wants to start a race war'

Omarosa: "General Kelly - General Kelly came to me and said that you guys wanted me to leave". White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Monday (Tuesday NZT): "I'm not going to get into the tick-tock of who knew what when, but the president makes the decisions". [Full Article...]

FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Who Sent Anti-Trump Text Messages

FBI Fires Peter Strzok, Who Sent Anti-Trump Text Messages Goelman also said the Federal Bureau of Investigation had overruled the agency's Office of Professional Responsibility, which he said had determined that a 60-day suspension and demotion from supervisory duties was "the appropriate punishment". [Full Article...]

Data recorder recovered from plane stolen and crashed near Seattle

Data recorder recovered from plane stolen and crashed near Seattle The crash of an aircraft taken by an airline employee at Seattle-Tacoma worldwide airports is expected to have implications for airport security and screening around the world, an aviation expert says. The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said the man was 29 and "suicidal". Astonishing video showed the Horizon Air Q400, a turboprop plane doing large loops and other risky manoeuvres as the sun se... [Full Article...]

Turkey central bank ready to take 'all necessary measures' for stability

The lira has lost more than 45 percent of its value this year. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan addresses businessmen in Trabzon, Turkey on August 12, 2018. Do not take a stance saying "We are bankrupt, we are done, we should guarantee ourselves". Businesses should "know that keeping this nation alive and standing isn't just our job, but also the job of industrialists, of merchants". [Full Article...]

Indonesia quake death toll tops 300 as strong aftershock causes more trauma

Indonesia quake death toll tops 300 as strong aftershock causes more trauma They are now sleeping outside, some subsisting on crackers and chili sauce as food supplies run out. "She was trying to get out, but she got hit by a wall and fell down". This caring action is part of Net1 Indonesia's Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to relieve the burden of victims affected by the Lombok natural disaster, which killed 113 people, injured 236 people and thousands others homel... [Full Article...]

V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Laureate And Novelist, Dead At 85

V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Laureate And Novelist, Dead At 85 His 1961 novel, A House for Mr Biswas , is regarded by many critics as one of his most seminal works. In latter years his personal reputation took a battering when an authorised biography was unstinting in its depiction of his. He met his first wife, Pat, at Oxford, who became his constant literary support. After her death in 1996, he married divorced Pakistani journalist Nadira Khannum Alvi. [Full Article...]

Sunil Gavaskar to skip Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony

Sunil Gavaskar to skip Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony After the oath-taking ceremony, the speaker will prorogue the NA session until August 15, when the new speaker and deputy speaker of the assembly will be elected. The PTI's tally has reached 158 members after the joining of nine independents and bagging 33 seats reserved for women and minorities. Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have sent a cable of congratula... [Full Article...]

Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

Turkey's detention of Andrew Brunson on security-related charges is one of a series of disputes at the heart of deteriorating ties between the two countries. "We will not surrender", Erdogan asserted. Washington earlier this month already imposed sanctions on senior Turkish officials over the Brunson case, angering Erdogan and prompting retaliatory measures by Ankara. [Full Article...]

Turkey's floundering economy exacerbated by Trump tariffs

Turkey's floundering economy exacerbated by Trump tariffs President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also said that Turkey would prepare to trade with its key partners in local currencies so that it and its allies would not be dependent on the dollar. On Friday, The New York Times published an article by Erdogan himself. The United States is the biggest destination for Turkish steel exports with 11% of the Turkish export volume. [Full Article...]

Canada asks for help in dispute with Saudi Arabia

Canada asks for help in dispute with Saudi Arabia It has since recalled thousands of Saudi students studying in Canada , moved to transfer any Saudi patients out of Canadian hospitals and barred the import of Canadian wheat. "Canada will always speak strongly and clearly in private and in public on questions of human rights", Trudeau said during an event Wednesday in Montreal. [Full Article...]

Omarosa Manigault Claims There Are Tapes of Trump Using the N-Word

Omarosa Manigault Claims There Are Tapes of Trump Using the N-Word The campaign would have tasked her with "diversity" outreach. Sanders tellingly didn't claim that Trump has never said the N-word in her press statement . Another White House official confirmed that Manigault Newman brought Cohen into the White House and was later rebuked for it. I rejected what other people said about him because they didn't know him like I did. [Full Article...]

SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearing Scheduled

SCOTUS Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearing Scheduled As Karen Townsend pointed out earlier , the Democratic strategy is to stall over document production in hopes of derailing the nomination down the road. "Democrats have already announced that they oppose him, so this claim that they need more time or more documents is nothing more than a show, a fishing expedition designed to obstruct and create gridlock", JCN's chief counsel and policy directo... [Full Article...]

Turkish Currency Lira Plunges As Trump Piles On The Pressure

Turkish Currency Lira Plunges As Trump Piles On The Pressure President Donald Trump said he had authorised higher tariffs on imports from Turkey, imposing a 20 percent duty on aluminium and 50 percent one on steel . In early Asian trading Monday, the lira fell to a record low of 7.06 against the dollar. "We know very well that the issue is not the dollar, the euro or gold". [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump: No room in U.S. for 'white supremacy, neo-nazism'

Ivanka Trump: No room in U.S. for 'white supremacy, neo-nazism' On Friday Garrett released a statement reminding people to "focus not on the droplets that divide us, but the oceans that unite us. And I'm calling b.s. "Our role is to make sure we have a First Amendment event that goes on without any types of violence or destruction of property", Newsham said at a Monday news conference, according to CNN affiliate WTOP . [Full Article...]


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