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Sarah Champion: Labour frontbencher quits over 'Pakistani rape' article

Sarah Champion: Labour frontbencher quits over 'Pakistani rape' article Labour's Shadow equalities minister Sarah Champion has resigned from her frontbench position following a row over an article she wrote in the Sun newspaper, claiming British Pakistani men are "raping and exploiting white girls". Given that the article appeared nearly a week ago, it is somewhat surprising that it has taken so long for the backlash to blow up. This piece generated widespread co... [Full Article...]

Death Of MMA Fighter After Match In Plymouth Under Investigation

Death Of MMA Fighter After Match In Plymouth Under Investigation The Plymouth County District Attorney's Office says State Police troopers working for the office were contacted on Tuesday in relation to the death of Rondel Clark . He added, 'Post-fight examination of Clark resulted in his being transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth. The Massachusetts newspaper, The Enterprise , reposting a story from The Patriot Ledger , said Rondel's f... [Full Article...]

Helicopter involved in Charlottesville crash was in previous incident

Helicopter involved in Charlottesville crash was in previous incident The helicopter caught fire after the crash. In remembering Trooper Bates, don't be fooled by his serious trooper photo, his brother said. A preliminary report on the incident will be completed in two to three weeks, NTSB spokesman Peter Knudson said. [Full Article...]

Trump Blasts Executives Leaving Council For Response To Hate Rally

Trump Blasts Executives Leaving Council For Response To Hate Rally CEO Elon Musk , a member of both advisory groups, earlier resigned in protest after the president said he would withdraw the USA from the Paris climate accord. Donald Trump's soft response to white supremacy continues to cost him his favorite type of backers - CEOs! "For every CEO that drops out of the Manufacturing Council, I have many to take their place". [Full Article...]

Health insurers can't discriminate, deny coverage based on gender identity

The action is meant to ensure that transgender or gender-nonconforming individuals receive coverage in cases where they do not identify as the gender for whom the service is typically provided - such as a person who identifies as male who has had a cervical cancer screening. [Full Article...]

Former Kentucky pitcher Andrew Albers earns 1st Major League Baseball win in 4 years

Former Kentucky pitcher Andrew Albers earns 1st Major League Baseball win in 4 years Kevin Gausman gave up six hits and two runs while striking out six and walking one in seven innings. While the Braves are well out of the playoff mix, the Mariners are now a game and a half back of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for the second Wild Card spot in the American League . [Full Article...]

United Nations denounces racism, condemns Charlottesville incident

United Nations denounces racism, condemns Charlottesville incident Addressing questions from a journalist about the situation in the USA, where a weekend protest and counter-protest over the removal of a Civil War statue in Charlottesville, Virginia, sparked discussions about race, Mr. There are no two sides to this issue. "In looking to addressing racial discrimination, we have got to look to very clear, unequivocal statements from political leaders at all lev... [Full Article...]

FBI Agents Gave Comey Consistently High Marks, Counter To Trump's Claims

FBI Agents Gave Comey Consistently High Marks, Counter To Trump's Claims Covering a three year period from 2015 -2017, the survey evaluated Comey's flexibility and adaptability, initiative, integrity, resilience, team building and communication skills among other criteria, using a scale of 1-5. His former deputy, Andrew McCabe, has testified that Comey had not lost the support of his agents. The survey results, which were gleaned from anonymous responses, support tha... [Full Article...]

Group Threatens to Sue Birmingham Over Removal of Confederate Monument

Group Threatens to Sue Birmingham Over Removal of Confederate Monument Birmingham city leaders have called for removing Confederate monuments from public spaces and the city's mayor ordered the monument covered up. Nevertheless, Mayor Bell said he is actively looking into challenging the law. Tuesday with plywood. The 52-foot monument has stood for over a century. "In a letter from the Birmingham jail, he advised us, 'Any law that degrades human personality is un... [Full Article...]

Pres. Trump May Pardon Frm. Maricopa Co. Sheriff Arpaio

Pres. Trump May Pardon Frm. Maricopa Co. Sheriff Arpaio The Arizona event will be held in the same county where Joe Arpaio previously served as sheriff. During the interview that aired August 14, Trump added, "He's a great American patriot and I hate to see what has happened to him". Arpaio had maintained the law enforcement patrols for 17 months thereafter. The man once known as "America's Toughest Sheriff" could receive a presidential pardon. [Full Article...]

Rohith Vemula was not a Dalit

Rohith Vemula was not a Dalit In its action-taken report on the Justice Roopanwal Commission report - tabled in Parliament as the monsoon session ended - the Human Resource Development Ministry said, "No action required, as the Commission is of the view that there is no evidence of any fact or circumstance available on the record which dragged Shri Vemula to commit suicide and no one is responsible for his death". [Full Article...]

Claims Keenan may be a dual citizenship

Claims Keenan may be a dual citizenship So far, Keenan has declined to present any evidence that he took formal steps to renounce his citizenship (such as the necessary application and fee payment required to do so) before he was elected to office, though he is determinedly informing everyone who asks that he's an "Australian citizen and does not hold citizenship of any country". [Full Article...]

Afridi wishes India on I-Day, bats for peace, tolerance and love

Afridi wishes India on I-Day, bats for peace, tolerance and love The video reminds that united we are, can bring out wonders! Cardiff first minister Carwyn Jones and India Centre Cardiff governor Keshav Singhal at the Independence Day event in Cardiff Castle. Pakistan was a part of India until each was made a separate dominion on August 15, 1947. New Delhi's expansionist designs are the main hurdle in constructive relations between the two neighbours,... [Full Article...]

Xi calls for restraint in phone talks with Trump

Xi calls for restraint in phone talks with Trump So far, the most significant measures levied against Kim have been United Nations economic sanctions. Trump represents the opposite of what Obama stood for. "North Koreans are not suicidal". The crisis has gripped much of the region. The US is now pursuing talks through diplomatic backchannels, however Panetta said he's is concerned about the possibility of a "miscalculation". [Full Article...]

Joe's Crab Shack abruptly closes all MI locations

Joe's Crab Shack abruptly closes all MI locations Nation's Restaurant News is reporting that the leading option for new ownership is Landry's, which won an auction for Ignite's assets last week. The closures, which happened Monday, follow the August 6 announcement for a tentative sale of Joe's Crab Shack and a sister brand, Brick House Tavern + Tap, to a San Diego-based private equity firm called Kelly Companies. [Full Article...]

Pak PM blames India in I-Day address for impasse in ties

Pak PM blames India in I-Day address for impasse in ties At the highly symbolic Wagah border crossing with India , army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa raised a massive national flag as crowds chanted slogans, reported Agence France-Presse. Abbasi said that China and Pakistan have "always stood by each other in hard times and their friendship will stand the test of time and grow with coming generations". [Full Article...]

Kaia Gerber unveiled as new face of Hudson denim

Kaia Gerber unveiled as new face of Hudson denim She said: "She told me not to touch my brows". During the interview, Crawford gave a tour of her lovely home, revealed her favourite food (caviar!) and showed off framed drawings by her children. She also spilled on the secret to her lasting relationship with husband Rande Gerber . On staying down-to-earth: "My parents have always taught me to be myself and to follow my instincts". [Full Article...]

Bug Burgers Are Coming to Swiss Stores

Bug Burgers Are Coming to Swiss Stores Thanks to a recent revision of Swiss food safety laws, the nation is the first in Europe to authorize the sale of insect-based foods for human consumption, a spokeswoman for the country's food safety authority told Agence France-Presse . [Full Article...]

All of Baltimore's confederate monuments are gone. pic.twitter.com/a14QhTWI1d

All of Baltimore's confederate monuments are gone. pic.twitter.com/a14QhTWI1d He added: "George Washington was a slave owner". She was taken into custody Tuesday shortly after she appeared at a press conference with other protesters . Around 50 are located at contemporary or historic courthouses. Fellow protesters on the ground then pulled it down. Videos and photos of the protest posted social media show the statute being pulled down from its perch with a yello... [Full Article...]

A-level results day 2017: Everything you need to know

A-level results day 2017: Everything you need to know Last year, nearly 65,000 applicants found places through clearing, while nearly 900 were placed through "adjustment", a scheme that allows applicants that do better than expected in their A-levels to trade up to another course or institution. [Full Article...]


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