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Barcelona imam also may be tied to 2004 Madrid train attacks

Barcelona imam also may be tied to 2004 Madrid train attacks Spanish police warned Monday that Abouyaaqoub, the suspected driver of a van that mowed down pedestrians in Barcelona, was unsafe and likely armed, as a manhunt for the Moroccan national widened across Europe. On Monday, Forn said the incident was linked to the Barcelona car-ramming attack. He is still on the run and police Europe-wide are hunting for him. [Full Article...]

Obdulia Sanchez speaks out about crash that killed sister

Obdulia Sanchez speaks out about crash that killed sister Obdulia Sanchez was charged with drunken driving and vehicular manslaughter after swerving off a California road, killing her 14-year-old sister Jacqueline Sanchez and injuring Manuela Seja, also 14, while filming the July 21 Instagram video of the tragedy. [Full Article...]

Civilians, Including 19 Children, Killed In US-Led Attacks In Raqqa

Civilians, Including 19 Children, Killed In US-Led Attacks In Raqqa It added that the planes inflicted "massacres" in several neighbourhoods, including al-Sakhani and al-Bado. The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, in two separate letters sent to UN Secretary General António Guterres and rotating President of the UN Security Council Amr Abdellatif Aboulatta on August 17, called on the United Nations to take on its responsibilities concerning the... [Full Article...]

PM Abbasi reaches Jati Umra, meets Nawaz Sharif

PM Abbasi reaches Jati Umra, meets Nawaz Sharif Abbasi made the remarks during his meeting with Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Sadık Babur Girgin, who met the country's new premier at his office in Islamabad , according to a statement released by the prime minister's office. He said their policies have projected positive image of the country at worldwide level and restored confidence of the global community, especially foreign investors. [Full Article...]

My Name Is Prince exhibition announced

My Name Is Prince exhibition announced The exhibition, which runs for three weeks, features previously unseen artifacts from his Paisley Park estate including the orange Cloud guitar made for Prince's 2007 Super Bowl halftime show performance, a Gibson L65 guitar that he used when he made his 1980 national television debut on American Bandstand, a diamond studded cane, and his Raspberry Beret cloud suit, plus more clothes and instrum... [Full Article...]

Asia Minute: US and South Korea Engage on Defense and Trade

Asia Minute: US and South Korea Engage on Defense and Trade North Korea's recent intercontinental ballistic missile and other missile launches are unacceptable provocations, and they must stop immediately. The report said the Korean People's army is maintaining a high alert and fully ready to confront the enemies. [Full Article...]

NKorea issues trademark fiery rhetoric over US-SKorea drills

Thousands of US and South Korean military personnel are beginning an annual military exercise, which will include Australian involvement in computer-simulated drills. In response, the us president, Donald Trump has threatened to unleash "fire and anger" on the North. The prime minister told 3AW last week that "if there is an attack on the U.S., the Anzus treaty would be invoked" and Australia w... [Full Article...]

SEA Games 29: Gymnast seizes 9th gold medal for Vietnam

SEA Games 29: Gymnast seizes 9th gold medal for Vietnam Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said the Philippine government was pleased by the Filipino athletes' dedication to bring honor to the country, especially now that the Philippines has earned "three gold medals, four silver medals, and four bronze medals". [Full Article...]

Diplomacy preferred over military option — USA military leaders

Diplomacy preferred over military option — USA military leaders US Pacific Command chief Admiral Harry Harris arrived in the South on Sunday to inspect the exercises and discuss growing North Korean nuclear and missile threats. Pedestrians walk past a TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on a street broadcasting news of North Korea's latest missile launch, in Tokyo, Japan, 04 July 2017. [Full Article...]

Scooter rider crashes into sinkhole in China while on phone

Scooter rider crashes into sinkhole in China while on phone His arm up, looking at his cell phone, he remains oblivious to the scene and carries on driving - until he falls right in. According to reports, few motorists stopped their vehicles and hurried over to help the man. Recently in the USA, a massive sinkhole swallowed up two homes and a boat in Florida and was reported to be growing in size. In this case too, the woman was uninjured. [Full Article...]

St Modwen and Vinci complete £470m sale of Nine Elms Square

St Modwen and Vinci complete £470m sale of Nine Elms Square Modwen Properties and French construction giant Vinci, according to a Monday announcement on the London Stock Exchange by St. Modwen. But Wanda International Real Estate said in a statement to Reuters the 10-acre site belongs to a third party. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom public finances notch up first July surplus since 2002

The ONS numbers, published today, show a surplus of £0.184bn against expectations that the government would borrow around £1bn. This follows a deficit the previous month that was revised to £6.2bn deficit. The first July surplus since 2002 came as self-assessment receipts were boosted by the 31 July deadline falling on a Monday this year but on a weekend in 2016, which meant some payments were p... [Full Article...]

Trump rushes to Twitter to slam peaceful anti-racist protesters in Boston

Trump rushes to Twitter to slam peaceful anti-racist protesters in Boston And in a common pattern, Trump was faster to denounce the peaceful, anti-hate protest than the actual white supremacists and neo-Nazis who gathered in Boston Common for a "free speech rally". "I want to thank all the people that came out to share that message of love, not hate". To pacify the event, Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said 500 police officers have been dispatched to the s... [Full Article...]

Pilot injured in South Jersey plane crash, police say

Pilot injured in South Jersey plane crash, police say August 19 roughly a mile south of the airport, on the south face of the Willow Creek canyon, which runs from Madras westward to Lake Simtustus, which is behind Pelton Dam. The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash and witnesses are being interviewed by officials. [Full Article...]

UK Academic Publisher Reposts Censored China Articles Following Outrage

UK Academic Publisher Reposts Censored China Articles Following Outrage The 485-year-old publisher, based in Ebgland, had agreed to suppress access to 300 articles from The China Quarterly that dealt with subjects sensitive to the Chinese authorities, including the Tiananmen Square massacre. The Cambridge press, which has been operating since the reign of Queen Elizabeth I in the 16th century, has run into a challenge faced by other global publishers: obey China'... [Full Article...]

HD Supply Holdings Inc

The stock increased 0.23% or $0.07 on August 18, reaching $30.39. About 1.54 million shares traded. The original version of this article can be accessed at https://weekherald.com/2017/08/21/first-trust-advisors-lp-reduces-position-in-hd-supply-holdings-inc-hds.html. [Full Article...]

North Korea slams upcoming joint US-South military exercises

North Korea slams upcoming joint US-South military exercises South Korea's top military officer said Sunday that the current security situation on the peninsula was "more serious than at any other time" amid the North's growing nuclear and missile threats, and warned Pyongyang of merciless retaliation against any attack. [Full Article...]

Quebec City Counter Protest Declared Illegal by Police After Violence

Quebec City Counter Protest Declared Illegal by Police After Violence The "far right" marchers allegedly didn't even make it a block along the planned march before being overwhelmed by the counter-demonstrators who wore black clothing and masks to hide their identities. Many are being housed in temporary shelters, including tents along the Quebec-New York border and inside Montreal's Olympic Stadium, while officials handle the sudden surge in asylum claims. [Full Article...]

Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff Beijing has grown increasingly exasperated with its wayward neighbour, but fears instability and the prospect of US troops on its border in a united Korea. Last month North Korea test-launched two ICBMs at highly lofted angles, and outside experts say those missiles can reach some US parts like Alaska, Los Angeles or Chicago if fired at normal, flattened trajectories. [Full Article...]

Nervous Japanese hold drill in case North Korea fires missiles over them

Nervous Japanese hold drill in case North Korea fires missiles over them All parties have overwhelming interests in avoiding an actual shooting war. "Doing so would take several more nuclear tests", he said. Pyongyang's decision to drop a plan to shoot ballistic missiles near Guam, a US territory, was a relief after global nuclear anxieties. [Full Article...]


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