Tuesday August 21-st, 2018

Woman scales the base of the Statue of Liberty Woman scales the base of the Statue of Liberty

Owing to the situation, people on their way to Liberty Island were not allowed to enter the park and people already there were evacuated. Earlier, several people were arrested after holding a protest at the statue. As many already know, there are...

French President Macron arrives Abuja French President Macron arrives Abuja

Macron is now ona visit to Africa. Macron, who is visiting the country for the second time, made this known after his visit to the Afrika Shrine on Tuesday. "It's a pleasant surprise that Macron chose to celebrate the cultural scene in Lagos", Ayor...

Tropical Depression develops in the Atlantic Tropical Depression develops in the Atlantic

The storm has estimated sustained winds of 35 mph and is located 1300 miles Southeast of the Leeward Islands. Parts of the Lesser Antilles will likely still get heavy rain and gusty wind even if the system weakens, forecasters said . Regardless if...

ITV: May To Pitch 'Softest Possible Brexit' Plan To Team ITV: May To Pitch 'Softest Possible Brexit' Plan To Team

The move piles the pressure on the Prime Minister who is trying to unite her warring Cabinet ahead of a crunch Brexit meeting at Chequers. The comments come ahead of a crunch meeting Friday where May's Cabinet will try to hammer out a unified pos...

Statehood dreams nixed by SC but AAP gets its second wind Statehood dreams nixed by SC but AAP gets its second wind

Hence, the L-G must act in harmony with the Council of MInisters, and can not go to the President if the state's decision is not in concurrence with his views. A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra delivered three diff...

USA congressmen meet Russian officials in St. Petersburg USA congressmen meet Russian officials in St. Petersburg

Michael McFaul, the former US ambassador to Russian Federation, said he fears the two leaders meeting alone, and MSNBC analyst Natasha Bertrand said Trump had already made concessions to Putin ahead of their private chat. "We will have to wait and ...

Facing An Uphill Battle, Activists Race To Oppose Trump's Supreme Court Pick Facing An Uphill Battle, Activists Race To Oppose Trump's Supreme Court Pick

To be sure, nothing helpful for the rights of women, gays, lesbians or transgendered people will come out of any Trump-suffused court, but neither will the court outlaw abortion or rescind the protection of homosexuals, including same-sex marriage.

Megaupload's Kim Dotcom loses bid to avoid USA extradition Megaupload's Kim Dotcom loses bid to avoid USA extradition

Megaupload was once one of the internet's most popular sites and United States prosecutors say it raked in at least 175 million dollars (£130 million), mainly from people using it to illegally download songs, television shows and movies. Dotcom has b...

2 people exposed to unknown substance near Salisbury 2 people exposed to unknown substance near Salisbury

Back in March, Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were exposed to Novichuk. British news agencies have named the two people as Charlie Rowley, 45, and Dawn Sturgess, 44. The unexpl...

Russian Federation goalkeeper says he knew what to expect from Spain's penalty shots Russian Federation goalkeeper says he knew what to expect from Spain's penalty shots

Spain coach Fernando Hierro said it was not the right time to contemplate his future after the 2010 champions crashed out to World Cup hosts Russian Federation on penalties in the last 16 on Sunday. "We haven't seen any danger from the Spanish t...

Trump to rescind Obama-era guidance on affirmative action Trump to rescind Obama-era guidance on affirmative action

Anurima Bhargava , who headed civil rights enforcement in schools for the Justice Department under President Barack Obama and co-authored the Obama-era guidance, said that the policy withdrawal was timed for brief filings in the Harvard litigation,...

Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested

A 1MDB taskforce set up by the government this week said 408 bank accounts involving funds of almost 1.1 billion ringgit had been frozen. But as the newspaper notes, "a surprising election defeat in May stripped Mr. A spokesman for Najib said on ...

Before Annapolis newspaper shooting, police say suspect sent three threatening letters Before Annapolis newspaper shooting, police say suspect sent three threatening letters

The United States flag is lowered at half-staff at the White House in Washington , Tuesday, July 3, 2018 , to honor the victims killed in the June 28th shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis , Maryland. "It's sick. It's like ...

1 dead, multiple injured in Bahamian boat explosion | Staff 1 dead, multiple injured in Bahamian boat explosion | Staff

Stephanie Schaffer had both her lower legs amputated after suffering serious injuries in a deadly Bahamas tour boat explosion. Stefanie Schaffer , 22, was flown to Florida Tuesday morning where she underwent additional surgeries. "The scary thin...

Israel Boosts Military Presence in Golan, Seen as Message to Assad Israel Boosts Military Presence in Golan, Seen as Message to Assad

The number of displaced people in southern Syria has more than tripled to 160,000 in the latest fighting, the United Nations refugee agency's Jordan spokesman Mohammad Hawar said on Friday. Lieberman's remarks on Twitter reaffirmed Israel's stance an...

Girl thrown from bouncy castle in United Kingdom dies Girl thrown from bouncy castle in United Kingdom dies

A post-mortem is due to take place following the tragedy on Gorleston beach in Norfolk on Sunday morning. An inflatable at a beach in Norwich exploded and threw a child 20ft in the air, witnesses say. He said: "There should be a temporary ban on ...

Cruise ship worker who fell overboard rescued almost a day later Cruise ship worker who fell overboard rescued almost a day later

The crew member was picked up at approximately 2:15 p.m. EDT, and he is now being treated by the Carnival Glory's shipboard medical team. Christine Duffy , president of Carnival Cruise Line , released a statement that reads in part, "This is ...

Thailand cave: Boys trapped in cave unable to swim, complicating rescue efforts Thailand cave: Boys trapped in cave unable to swim, complicating rescue efforts

Rick Stanton and John Volanthen, two expert cave divers from Britain, found the group about 300-400 meters (yards) past a section of the cave on higher ground that was believed to be where they might have taken shelter. Despite the peril ahead, famil...

Merkel Germany Coalition Limps on as Immigration Control Compromise Struck Merkel Germany Coalition Limps on as Immigration Control Compromise Struck

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed lower on Monday in renewed risk-off trade as German chancellor Angela Merkel struggles to keep her coalition together‚ and local data reflected a moribund manufacturing sector. After the Bavarians' rel...

Wave of protests in United States over separation of migrant children Wave of protests in United States over separation of migrant children

The original zero-tolerance policy by the Trump administration required authorities to arrest and detain anyone crossing the Mexico-US border illegally. Nationwide, hundreds of rallies were held to reinforce the message that " Families Belong Toget...

Missing 13 found safe in Thai cave but rescue 'not over' Missing 13 found safe in Thai cave but rescue 'not over'

The worldwide rescue operation - which includes more than 1,000 people from Thai emergency services, alongside a United States military contingent and British cave experts - has been ramping up its efforts since the 12 boys and their 25-year-old ...

Woman Killed, Another Loses Legs in Tour Boat Explosion

One American woman was killed and seven other people were injured. Stefanie's mother Stacey is also injured with two fractured legs. Some passengers aboard the nearby boat were anxious that their vessel could also catch fire if they got too close...

Democratic Candidate Faces Questions Over Her 'Working Class' Bronx Background Democratic Candidate Faces Questions Over Her 'Working Class' Bronx Background

Claiming that the NY congressional candidate had lied about her past as being one which saw her grow up in the Bronx, Cardillo attempted to discredit Ocasio-Cortez by saying that she had also lied about her alma mater. But, Ocasio-Cortez added, "I ...

Loyal golden retriever takes rattlesnake bite for owner Loyal golden retriever takes rattlesnake bite for owner

Unfortunately, the snake bit the dog in the face. That's when Todd literally stepped up in Godwin's defense. "That snake would have bit my leg for sure and he is absolutely my hero", Godwin told 7News. Godwin states that the fundraiser is not spe...

Trump names Indian-American to key role in appointment of SC justice Trump names Indian-American to key role in appointment of SC justice

Trump told reporters at the White House that he will meet with "two or three more " candidates to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy , who announced last week that he is retiring. Wade . Kennedy often sided with more liberal justices on issues like ab...

Youth Soccer Team Found Alive After 9 Days Trapped in Thailand Cave Youth Soccer Team Found Alive After 9 Days Trapped in Thailand Cave

He said he was grateful to the British , US, Chinese, Australian, Japanese, Lao and Myanmar rescue teams who helped, and even took the lead in some parts of the overall search operation. Left and right: Rescuers battling to save the team earlier t...

Maryland police identify gunman in newsroom shooting Maryland police identify gunman in newsroom shooting

Jarrod Warren Ramos was arrested by police after the attack Thursday. He routinely harassed the paper's journalists and police said staff had received death threats on social media before the shooting . His intent was to cause harm", Krampf sai...

Smoke from Sugarloaf Fire burning in Grand County drifting into Boulder County Smoke from Sugarloaf Fire burning in Grand County drifting into Boulder County

Fifty structures are still being threatened. Scott McLean of the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection said the job of hand crews and bulldozer operators trying to cut containment lines was made more hard by high winds, which were b...

Cleveland Fourth of July Terror Attack Foiled Cleveland Fourth of July Terror Attack Foiled

Pitts shot videos of potential targets such as a federal building and U.S. Coast Guard station and then turned over the phone last week, believing the photos and videos would be given to al-Qaida members, the document said. "He also allegedly wanted ...

Iran's leaders seek ways to defend economy from U.S. sanctions Iran's leaders seek ways to defend economy from U.S. sanctions

Senior officials told the Israeli broadcaster that earlier in April, Foreign Ministry Director General Yuval Rotem invited Italian Ambassador to Israel Gianluigi Benedetti for a meeting in Tel Aviv to express his dissatisfaction with the Italian po...

Wade is Safe No Matter Who Donald Trump Picks for Supreme Court Wade is Safe No Matter Who Donald Trump Picks for Supreme Court

Collins also said she encouraged Trump to "broaden" his list beyond the 25 potential nominees already on it. So it was reassuring to many pro-choicers when Collins insisted , in an interview with CNN this weekend, that she "would not support...

Notorious French gangster in spectacular helicopter jailbreak

According to reports , three accomplices, armed with Kalashnikovs, showed up at the prison entrance demanding Faid's release. This picture taken on July 1, 2018 in Aulnay-sous-Bois, north of Paris shows a vehicle abandoned by French armed robbe...

Trump is said to tell advisors that he seeks WTO withdrawal Trump is said to tell advisors that he seeks WTO withdrawal

The same source said Trump has told his advisors, "We always get f-ed by them [the WTO]". "I don't know why we're in it". It is understood that aides have attempted to explain to the President that the United States has benefited from proceedings a...

North Korea working to deceive U.S., hide ongoing nuclear production

But North Korean officials are suggesting that they declare far fewer. Siegfried Hecker, a nuclear scientist and Stanford University professor, has predicted it would take around 10 years to dismantle and clean up a substantial part of North Korea'...

'Girl from the Bronx' Ocasio-Cortez called out in fact check 'Girl from the Bronx' Ocasio-Cortez called out in fact check

At a party fundraising event Friday afternoon in Northern California, Obama spoke highly of Pelosi - and even predicted that she will return to the job of House speaker after November's midterm elections. A major point of my campaign: in the safest b...

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