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Anger at MP being forced out for rape gang views

Anger at MP being forced out for rape gang views The Rotherham case , which occurred in Champion's district, was particularly brutal, 1,400 children were subjected to sexual abuse between 1997 and 2013. Corbyn told reporters he thought Champion was right to resign her post, but Communities Secretary Sajid Javid tweeted he thought the Labour leader was "wrong to sack" her. [Full Article...]

New Sask. Party leader to be chosen January 2018

New Sask. Party leader to be chosen January 2018 According to a media release, the new leader will be elected on January 27, 2018 at a leadership convention in Saskatoon. Brad Wall announced on August 10 he would be stepping down from his roles as premier, Sask Party leader and MLA. Justice Minister Gord Wyant, Parks Minister Ken Cheveldayoff and Health Minister Jim Reiter have said they're close to making decisions on whether they'll run. [Full Article...]

Missouri NAACP Has No Position About Embattled Lawmaker's Trump Comment

Missouri NAACP Has No Position About Embattled Lawmaker's Trump Comment Maria Chapelle-Nadal, who has continued to reject calls for her resignation. Maria Chappelle-Nadal's comment has since been deleted - but it did not go unnoticed. Now Parson, a former sheriff who is also the president of Missouri's state Senate, has issued a more damning statement, pointing to a section of the state constitution that lists penalties for lawmakers for "contempt and disorderly con... [Full Article...]

Professor: History of statues informs whether to remove them

Professor: History of statues informs whether to remove them If you want, you can buy it and sink it into Puget Sound if you so desire. Richmond's Lee statue stands in the middle of Monument Avenue, an idyllic southern corridor lined with trees and handsome homes. "And they did it with abandon". Confederate symbolism has been an issue across the region since 2015, when Dylann Roof fatally shot nine black people in a historic church in Charleston, South ... [Full Article...]

8th CEO Quits Trump Manufacturing Council

8th CEO Quits Trump Manufacturing Council Frazier resigned from Trump's manufacturing council and the president disbanded the group and another advisory panel after several CEOs defected over his handling of the neo-Nazi protest in Charlottesville. He bid good riddance to one CEO - Merck & Co.'s Kenneth Frazier - who was first to resign. "As CEO of Merck and as a matter of personal conscience, I feel a responsibility to take a stand aga... [Full Article...]

Trump Disbands Deteriorating CEO Advisory Councils

Trump Disbands Deteriorating CEO Advisory Councils In a face-saving effort, he tweeted from Trump Tower in New York: "Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both". "The events that occurred in Charlottesville, as I said on Monday, are nothing short of domestic terrorism". The other opposes racism and bigotry. As he navigates this latest controversy, the White House o... [Full Article...]

Despite Harsh Rebuke for Charlottesville Stance, Trump's Base Remains Loyal

Despite Harsh Rebuke for Charlottesville Stance, Trump's Base Remains Loyal WASHINGTON (CNN) - A majority of Americans say they disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of the situation in Charlottesville, Virginia, and believe his policies have done more to encourage racial division than racial unity, according to a new poll released Thursday. [Full Article...]

West Bengal: Explosions rock Kalimpong, 1 killed

West Bengal: Explosions rock Kalimpong, 1 killed Darjeeling's Superintendent of Police Akilesh Chaturvedi said, "Around 12:05 in the morning today a high intensity blast took place". Regarding the Darjeeling incident, Deb said: "We have ordered a CID inquiry into the matter". An army team also inspected the site. The police have registered a case against Bimal Gurung, Prakash Gurung, Praveen Subba and others in the case. The chief minister ... [Full Article...]

Television show 'Mahakali' actors Gagan and Arjit die in road accident

Television show 'Mahakali' actors Gagan and Arjit die in road accident Both the artists died on spot. Gagan and Arjit's co-actor Nikita Sharma was quoted by Indian Express as saying: "We are yet to come to terms with the fact that they are no more". The police found beer cans and snacks inside the vehicle and suspect that drunken driving was the reason behind the crash. The police has found beer cans inside the auto and suspect that it was a case of drunken dri... [Full Article...]

Puducherry safe for women even at night: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi

Puducherry safe for women even at night: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi Lt Governor Kiran Bedi , who wanted to check for herself how safe Puduchery is for women, chose to go on a scooter ride around the city at night. She informed about her assessment via micro blogging site Twitter, "Just back from a night round". [Full Article...]

Long lost USS Indianapolis wreckage discovered by Paul Allen crew

Long lost USS Indianapolis wreckage discovered by Paul Allen crew The Indy sunk just past midnight on July 30, 1945, days after the ship delivered to the Island of Tinian the components used to build the atomic bomb that the US dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. The cruiser had just finished a high-speed mission to move parts for "Little Boy" - the atomic bomb used on Hiroshima - from California to Tinian, a Pacific island home to a key air base during the ... [Full Article...]

Barcelona: Cell behind Spain twin attacks 'dismantled'

Barcelona: Cell behind Spain twin attacks 'dismantled' The current location of the driver of a white van that plowed through a crowd of people on Barcelona's landmark Las Ramblas boulevard Thursday afternoon remains unknown. Governments in different countries are releasing information on the fatal victims of the attacks, for which the Islamic State terror organization has claimed responsibility. [Full Article...]

Spanish Authorities Continue Hunt For Suspects In Barcelona Attacks

Spanish Authorities Continue Hunt For Suspects In Barcelona Attacks Spanish authorities are hunting for Younes Abouyaaqoub, a suspect in the deadly Barcelona terror attack who police say remains at large, a spokesman for the Catalan police told CNN on Saturday. What do we know about the victims? Police have already identified three of the Cambrils attackers and say they hope to identify the others soon. [Full Article...]

Statue At Robert E. Lee Park In Dallas Vandalized

Statue At Robert E. Lee Park In Dallas Vandalized The statues are of Jefferson Davis, Gen. Robert E. Lee, Gen. Stonewall Jackson and Gen. Albert Johnston. Dallas schools have also begun discussing what to do about schools in the city that are named after confederate figures. The vandalism occurred just hours before a planned rally in downtown Dallas against white supremacy and hatred. The monument was dedicated in 1896 by the United Daughters o... [Full Article...]

Eclipse forecast looks clear in West but rainy in East

Eclipse forecast looks clear in West but rainy in East The fewer clouds in the sky, the more likely eclipse chasers will be able to fully witness the rare event. However, smoke and haze wafting from wildfires could take the edge off of viewing conditions there. The cloudy skies in the Upper Midwest will be due to a storm that's forecast to push through the region, while the view in the Southeast could be marred because of typical afternoon summer thun... [Full Article...]

Counterprotesters demonstrate in Laguna Beach ahead of right-wing rally

Counterprotesters demonstrate in Laguna Beach ahead of right-wing rally Saturday's rally will be the fourth time in the past year that "America First" has held a protest in Southern California. "It's a rally to support peace, love and equality", Gary LeFevre, president of the Laguna Beach Democratic Club said. [Full Article...]

Train station in southern France on lockdown amid security fears

Train station in southern France on lockdown amid security fears While reports of shots fired have been dismissed, an eye witness notified the police of having seen one or more armed people in the vicinity of the transportation hub. The incident comes on the first day of the "Vuelta a Espana" bicycle race in the town, which takes place mostly in Spain but also crosses into France. [Full Article...]

Floods causing devastation across South Asia

Floods causing devastation across South Asia Deputy regional director for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Martin Faller says more than a third of Bangladesh and Nepal were flooded. Food crops have been wiped out by the floods in Nepal's major farming and agricultural lands in the south of the country. "We need donors' assistance and support from social organisations", an official statement said. [Full Article...]

Japan can intercept North Korean missile headed towards Guam - defense minister

Japan can intercept North Korean missile headed towards Guam - defense minister During the week, Trump ignored the pleas of allies to tone down his rhetoric . It was a response to Trump's unusually stern warning to North Korea , when he said: "North Korea best not make any more threats to the US". Mr Trump praised the scenic beauty of the island, which is roughly 3379 kilometres southeast of Pyongyang . "The US is a superpower, while North Korea is a small regional p... [Full Article...]

Rapper Future postpones Virginia Beach show 'out of respect' for Charlottesville

Rapper Future postpones Virginia Beach show 'out of respect' for Charlottesville The rapper's Sunday night gig in Virginia Beach, Virginia was also postponed. The town is still recovering, and now Future has cancelled the show, tweeting that "out of respect for tragic events" the show just didn't feel right. "I'm coming very soon, my word!" Last weekend, a protest took place at Charlottesville's Emancipation Park, home of a famous Robert E. Lee statue. A female anti-racism... [Full Article...]


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