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Boston gives permit for free speech rally, sets restrictions

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Lapidus, in the email, said: "The university does not have any involvement in the Boston Free Speech event ". Kenny was wearing protective eye goggles, which he said he had brought as a precautionary measure against pepper spray. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh pointed out that some of those invited to speak "spew hate". More than half of US states allow people to attend rallies with firearms, and some allow keeping those guns concealed, said Darrel Stephens, executive director of the ... Read More »

Pets ready to be adopted

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Fees charged for an unspayed or unneutered cat will be $55, while for a dog it will be $130. To gear up for the Clear the Shelters adoption drive, we've searched through the adoption listings at just some of the participating shelters to find animals named for pop culture. Read More »

War would be 'horrific' but North Korean nukes 'unimaginable': top United States soldier

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He also said he was considering sending a special envoy to North Korea - which last week threatened to fire missiles at the United States territory of Guam - if Pyongyang stopped its provocative actions. -South Korean military exercises that enrage the North each year could make diplomacy even more hard. Moon wants to engage the North. China has called for both the USA and North Korea to " hit the brakes " in their war of words, and Beijing and Russian Federation developed a " double ... Read More »

'Small number' of Britons injured in Barcelona terror attack

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Spanish police have denied reports in local press that dual national British child Julian Cadman has been found alive in hospital following Thursday's terror attack . A related attack Friday morning at the coastal town of Cambrils , Spain brought the death toll up to 14. Australian cyber safety expert Susan McLean was about 100m away as the van zigzagged down the busy avenue, mowing down pedestrians and leaving bodies strewn across the ground. Read More »

KENYA: Odinga officially files court petition contesting Kenyatta's re-election

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Odinga has claimed, without giving proof, that hackers used the identity of a slain election official to manipulate the result in Kenyatta's favor. In a statement released on Friday, the lawyers representing the National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition outlined alleged irregularities in the August 8 presidential vote and demanded new polls. Read More »

Trump, Melania will not attend Kennedy Center honors

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Rutter released a statement on Saturday in which they said they were "grateful" President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump would not attend this year's awards events in December. Lear , a 95-year-old World War II veteran whose sitcoms like "The Jeffersons" and "All in the Family" brought social issues into American living rooms in the 1970s and 1980s, said shortly after being named an honoree that he would not attend the White House reception. Read More »

Trump, Melania will not attend Kennedy Center honors

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Rutter released a statement on Saturday in which they said they were "grateful" President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump would not attend this year's awards events in December. Lear , a 95-year-old World War II veteran whose sitcoms like "The Jeffersons" and "All in the Family" brought social issues into American living rooms in the 1970s and 1980s, said shortly after being named an honoree that he would not attend the White House reception. Read More »

Japan holds evacuation drill amid heightened tensions on Korean peninsula

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He says Americans shouldn't be anxious about an unprovoked attack from North Korea either on Guam or the United States . In the event North Korea launches a missile that is feared to fly over Japan or fall within Japanese territory, on land or at sea, the J-Alert system will transmit information to areas along the path of the missile. Read More »

Things to know before observing the solar eclipse

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But have you ever wondered how does a solar eclipse look like from space? If you're going into the path of totality , the experts say be prepared not only for possible traffic tie-ups but also when it comes to observing the eclipse . It is not recommended to make your own glasses as you might have researched, but it is okay to construct projector/ viewer , because using this viewer means you won't have to look directly at the sun. Read More »

Assaults launched against ISIL on Lebanon-Syria border

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Earlier on Saturday, the Lebanese army launched a military operation against Daesh militants in the border area with war-torn Syria . Meanwhile, a Lebanese security official told Reuters news agency that the Lebanese military has begun a similar military operation against ISIS on the Lebanese side of the border. Read More »

Doubts over alliance laid to rest in Japan-US talks

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Washington has warned it is ready to use force if needed to stop North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programmes but that it prefers global diplomatic action. "I think that is the message that the president has wanted to send to the leadership in North Korea", Tillerson said. This is lower than the U.S. Read More »

'Good decision' on AIADMK merger in 1-2 days: OPS

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On Friday, Jayalalithaa's memorial at Marina Beach in Chennai was all set to witness the merger announcement of the two warring factions of AIADMK, headed by E Palaniswamy and O Panneerselvam . Meanwhile, TT Dhinakaran who is sidelined by both the faction after recently he was sacked from the post of the Deputy Chief Minister held meeting at his residence with his supporters. Read More »

Dr Ruth Pfau laid to rest in Karachi after state funeral

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A state funeral has been held in Pakistan for a German doctor and nun who devoted her life to battling leprosy. Personnel of Armed Forces carried the casket, draped in Pakistani flag, containing Dr Ruth Pfau's body into St. Mourners have attended a state funeral of Pfau, a German physician and nun who earned worldwide acclaim by devoting her life to the eradication of leprosy in Pakistan. Read More »

Knife attack now in Russian city, eight wounded

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Russia's Investigations Committee said it had identified the attacker and was checking his psychological history. A spokeswoman for the committee told Reuters news agency she would not comment on the possibility of terrorist motives, calling the attack "attempted murder". Read More »

South Korea's President Promises Citizens 'There Won't Be Another War'

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Backing up the president's assertion, Gen. Next week's start of U.S. In a joint opinion article published Monday in the Wall Street Journal , US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson commended South Korea's new government for "moving forward with the deployment of US Terminal High-Altitude Area Defence". Read More »

Dortmund firm on Dembele

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What he [Segura] talks about, I can not explain. Barcelona announced a deal for former Spurs midfielder Paulinho this week but the Brazilian's arrival is hardly likely to satisfy supporters who have watched Real Madrid win three out of the last four Champions League titles. Read More »

Trump and Security Team to Mull Strategic Options on Afghanistan

What is the South Asia strategy? In the past few weeks, senior officials of the Trump administration have gone on record to say that the regional approach to Afghanistan means inclusion of both India and Pakistan . US engagement in Afghanistan has deteriorated, with personnel hunkered down behind blast walls, the USA inspector general for Afghanistan reconstruction said in a report this month. Read More »

Trump blasts Lindsey Graham and media for 'disgusting lie'

Duke, a former Republican Louisiana state representative who was once a Grand Wizard in the Ku Klux Klan, was in attendance in Charlottesville. "The GOP is still run by those who believe in the old ideology from the 1980s and whose own interests are tied to the institutional matrix, the policies, the political arrangements, that had evolved during this new age of globalization", McAllister said. Read More »

Prabhas starts shooting for 'Saaho'

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Bankrolled by UV Creations, Saaho has been aimed for summer release next year. Isn't it damn exciting? Says a source, " Saaho will have three grey characters and interestingly, all of them are from Bollywood". They reminded me of my childhood". The film will have the Baahubali star performing some high-octane scenes. He has already started shooting for the film. Read More »

Major Charities are Walking Away from President Trump

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It will be the first time in eight years that the Cleveland Clinic has not held the fundraiser at the Trump resort. The cancellations follow the spectacular implosion of Trump's business councils this week over the president's comments that drew a moral equivalence between white supremacists and left-wing protesters. Read More »

BBCI: US to review China intellectual property policies

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China had rebuffed attempts by previous American presidents to take action against its IP practices. In comments to The American Prospect posted online, Trump's chief strategist, Steve Bannon , said the United States is in an "economic war" with China . Read More »