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Baltimore Removes Four Confederate Statues In Dead Of Night

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He also insisted that removing the monuments would violate a state law on war memorials that says they can't be removed, damaged or defaced. The monuments are "are a default endorsement of a shameful period in our national and city history", said Stoney, who is black and has said he finds the monuments personally insulting. Read More »

US State Dept. adds Kashmir's Hizbul Mujahideen to terror list

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The United States of America has designated Kashmiri militant outfit, Hizbul Mujahideen , as a foreign terrorist organisation, almost two months after declaring the outfit's Pakistan-based chief Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist. According to the USA state department, then President George Bush had signed Executive Order 13224 on September 23, 2001, giving the U.S. government a powerful tool to impede terrorist funding. Read More »

US, China sign strategic military dialogue pact

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US officials say Dunford's visit aims to create a mechanism for improving communication between the sides, especially on sensitive issues such as North Korea. Mr. Carlin, who agrees with proposals to scale back the exercises, said many policy makers would regard any concessions on the annual drills as rewarding North Korea's bad behavior. Read More »

US still keen on dialogue with N. Korea

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A Canadian pastor who was imprisoned for more than two years was released last week. North Korea threatened to shoot four missiles into the sea off Guam following heated exchanges with the USA over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program. Read More »

PM Modi engages private sector for job creation

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His attack on the government at a Congress rally in Bengaluru comes a day after PM Modi, in his Independence Day address, reached out to Kashmiris, saying abuses and bullets would not resolve their problems but embracing them would. "His fight against black money was a sham and remains a sham", he said, accusing the government of promoting crony capitalism. Averring that the contribution of our mothers and sisters is very important, Prime Minister said, "We have worked towards extending ... Read More »

U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan - 11th this year

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USFOR said in a statement that efforts to notify the deceased service member's next of kin are underway and wounded military personnel have been medically evacuated for treatment. The IS affiliate largely consists of disgruntled former Taliban insurgents, and has clashed with the larger group over leadership and ideology. USA forces, as part of a counterterrorism operation, have been assisting the Afghan government in efforts to defeat the group, which has maintained a foothold in eastern ... Read More »

Former presidents Bush condemn white supremacists

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Trump had said Tuesday that "alt-left" counter-protesters had 'come with the black outfits and with the helmets and the baseball bats'. The fallout from the president's comments - in which he claimed that there were "very fine people on both sides" - has included strongly worded rebukes from an increasingly lengthy list of prominent Republicans and Democrats. Read More »

Level Results Day 2017

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A-Level results day for 2017 is Thursday August 17 and results will be available from the student's college or school What happens if you fail an A-Level exam? - This means one in eight students who got in used clearing . If you can't get into a university using clearing, you can get your paper remarked or you can resit an exam or the entire year. There's no rush to make a decision but do some further research as it may just be what you were after but didn't realise the option existed! ... Read More »

Pauline Hanson sparks outrage by donning burqa on Senate floor

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His speech received a standing ovation from Labor, the Greens, and independent senator Lucy Gichuhu. Attorney-general George Brandis quickly responded on behalf of the government, saying to "ridicule the community and mock its religious garments is an appalling thing to do". Read More »

Lumley, Freetown area - Sierra Leone - Mudflow - Situation as of 15/08/2017, Grading Map

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He said registration of people suspected to have been victimized by the disaster is still in progress, although he could not provide an update on the latest death toll figures. Authorities requested air conditioning units to keep the bodies cool but are in need of more protective gear such as masks, aprons, and glove disposal stations, said Idalia Amaya, an emergency relief co-ordinator for Catholic Relief Services . Read More »

NU men to face Spartans in Big 10 opener

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And the Spartans, ranked No. 2 in NBC Sports' most recent preseason top 25, will be the favorites. And even though some games were known, dates were not and neither was the rest of how the 2017-18 season shakes out until now. "Our non-conference schedule is going to provide us a great test early on in the year", said head coach Richard Pitino . Traditionally Monday and Friday games have been off-limits. Read More »

NU men to face Spartans in Big 10 opener

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And the Spartans, ranked No. 2 in NBC Sports' most recent preseason top 25, will be the favorites. And even though some games were known, dates were not and neither was the rest of how the 2017-18 season shakes out until now. "Our non-conference schedule is going to provide us a great test early on in the year", said head coach Richard Pitino . Traditionally Monday and Friday games have been off-limits. Read More »

2017-18 Men's Basketball Schedule

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With opening night nine days away for the IU volleyball team, the Big Ten Conference has released its preseason rankings. "Four of our first five Big Ten games are against ranked programs". 23 ). Nebraska will also play two home league games on Saturdays this season, which is two more than the Huskers had previous year. The conference season will resume on January 2, and conclude on Sunday, Feb. Read More »

Colombia's FARC rebels turned in more than 8000 weapons

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The UN mission head Jean Arnault said a total of 17 containers of arms had been handed over over the past year. More than 8,000 weapons and over one million burned cartridges were transported to a central warehouse in Colombia as the United Nations political mission in the country concluded the process of the laying down of individual weapons of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP) combatants. Read More »

NAFTA has 'failed' Americans, US prepared for drastic overhaul

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Ms Freeland said Canada wants to make the agreement more progressive, by addressing labour, environment, gender and indigenous rights, among other items. And although the $635 billion two-way trade with Canada is nearly reciprocal, he said, the goods deficit over the past 10 years exceeds $365 billion. Read More »

5 missing after Army helicopter goes down, items found

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The UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine utility helicopter manufactured for the United States army by Sikorsky Aircraft since the 1970s. This post will be updated as more information becomes available. In April, one crew member was killed and two others were injured when an Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed onto a golf course in Maryland during a routine training flight. Read More »

NASA Launches Supercomputer Servers into Space

The Cosmic Ray Energetics and Mass instrument will be attached to the Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility on the space station, and measure the charges of cosmic rays. There was extra space in the freezer beside the 250 science experiments this time, so NASA packed ice cream and candy bars for the six astronauts aboard the floating laboratory, including United States astronaut Peggy Whitson, who has been in orbit since November 2016. Read More »

Yarra Council No Longer Recognises Australia Day

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As The age reports , the move came in spite of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's warning that the move would be an attack on Australia's "freedom, a fair go, mateship and diversity", and could have huge repercussions for the council, who may be barred from holding certain events. Read More »

Zimbabwean First Lady Seeks Immunity After Alleged Hotel Assault

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Mrs. Mugabe allegedly assaulted Gabriella Engels said to have been found with her children - Chatunga and Robert Junior - at a hotel in South Africa. President Mugabe, speaking during a recent party rally in Gwanda, in Zimbabwe's Matabeleland Province, said his wife had gone to South Africa for a medical consultation over her leg, which had been injured in a freak accident. Read More »

Wash. inmates escape from fire work crew

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Tyray Munter, 30, was convicted of second degree assault and theft. Petrovskiy was convicted of taking a motor vehicle without permission and possession of a stolen vehicle out of Snohomish County. Goldendale is about 70 mikes south of Yakima. The two inmates were part of a state fire crew battling a blaze in Klickitat County when they escaped. Read More »

Quarterly Financial Review of AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS)

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If AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) shares can stay above the price resistance around $5.22 a share, that could help propel AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS) higher to the next line of resistance at $5.29 a share. Institutional investors maintain the ownership of 69.20% shares and 0.70% shares have in possession of insiders investors. The stock of Sasol Limited (ADR) (NYSE:SSL) earned "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, August 10. Read More »