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Nazi day planner reveals how mass murder institutionalized Nazi day planner reveals how mass murder institutionalized
- August 07, 2016

The paperwork vanished at the end of the Second World War and fell into the hands of the Red Army but was discovered in the Russian Military Archive in Podolsk filed under dnewnik - Russian for diary. He writes in 1943 about witnessing the "effectiveness" of the diesel engines used to gas prisoners at the Sobibor death camp . Nikolaus Katzer, German Historical Institute chief, told The Telegraph: " The importance of these documents is that we get a better structural understanding of the ... (more...)
Trump calls for unity, endorses Ryan and McCain Trump calls for unity, endorses Ryan and McCain
- August 07, 2016

In a bid to bridge party divisions, Donald Trump formally endorsed prominent elected Republican leaders during a campaign rally on Friday, in Green Bay , Wis. "I am just going to rise above this stuff", he said. "I mean, he does support Paul Ryan ". A national McClatchy-Marist survey Thursday showed Mrs Clinton surging to a 15-point advantage, 48 per cent to 33 per cent. (more...)
U.S. delegation off to Ankara over Turkey's Gulen extradition request
- August 07, 2016

In New York, Kamil Aydin, a Turkish member of parliament from Erzurum, said the U.S. Justice Department had received 85 boxes of documents from Turkey related to Gulen upto now. Since the coup attempt, almost 70,000 people suspected of links to Gulen have been suspended or dismissed from the civil service, judiciary, education, health care and the military. (more...)
North Korea firing nuclear-capable missile in Japan sea 'unforgivable' North Korea firing nuclear-capable missile in Japan sea 'unforgivable'
- August 07, 2016

North Korea called the system a provocation that it says is only aimed at bolstering US military hegemony in the region. Gary Ross, a spokesperson for the U.S. Analysts see the latest missile test as a show of force against USA plans to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence ( Thaad ) battery on South Korean soil. (more...)
Muslim families of fallen US soldiers driven to oppose Trump
- August 07, 2016

He disrespects other minorities - women, judges, even his own party leadership. Blitzer had asked Pierson whether Trump would apologize for implying Ghazala Khan's religion forbade her from speaking at the DNC - another disturbing hit on the Khan family by the Republican presidential candidate. (more...)
Brazil didn't shy away from its history of slavery during Opening Ceremonies Brazil didn't shy away from its history of slavery during Opening Ceremonies
- August 07, 2016

While the Rio 2016 organizing committee has not said how much the ceremony cost, it is believed to be about half of the $42 million spent by London in 2012. PEOPLE ON THE PERIPHERY The creative minds behind the opening ceremony were determined to put on a show that would not offend a country in dire economic straits but would showcase the famously upbeat nature of Brazilians. (more...)
Chicago mayor's plan to fix municipal pension fund seeks water, sewer tax Chicago mayor's plan to fix municipal pension fund seeks water, sewer tax
- August 07, 2016

A commuter tax on suburbanites? A stormwater stress tax on big businesses? And while cutbacks weren't brought up by aldermen, Emanuel also rejected any reduction in garbage collection, tree trimming and graffiti abatement efforts, noting his administration had spent years trying to catch up on those services. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith clash in fractious debate
- August 07, 2016

He told the crowd: "We're reaching out to every community in every part of this country". The protestors have accused Mr Corbyn of failing to hold the Government to account. Corbyn said Labour had fought the last election on "austerity-lite", while Smith acknowledged that some of Corbyn's changes had helped the party. Instead, she was told that she could only vote if she paid the £25 fee to register as a supporter. (more...)
Trump calls for party unity, endorses Paul Ryan Trump calls for party unity, endorses Paul Ryan
- August 07, 2016

He also inflamed some Republicans by refusing to endorse U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan in his re-election bid. He said he was endorsing the republican lawmakers due to their "shared mission to make America great again". "I like Paul, but these are terrible times for our country". "She's a rising star and will continue to represent the great people of New Hampshire so very well for a long long time", Trump said Friday. (more...)
Donald Trump Endorses Paul Ryan After Withholding Support Donald Trump Endorses Paul Ryan After Withholding Support
- August 07, 2016

Ryan responded: "Of course, but I'm not going to go down the road re-litigating past comments". Ryan, who withheld his own endorsement of Trump for weeks after Trump had clinched the party's nomination, deflected Sykes' questions about whether he might withdraw that support. (more...)
Hillary Clinton is a founder of Islamic State: Donald Trump Hillary Clinton is a founder of Islamic State: Donald Trump
- August 07, 2016

When it comes to Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump's approach to his presidential campaign, 15th District Republican Congressman Charlie Dent says he doesn't get it. "I think Trump is a national embarrassment", Hanna said. Go ahead and do it, 100 percent, ' " Trump recalled of his conversation, interrupting his audience when they began to boo Ryan. (more...)
Not concerned about Mohenjo Daro criticism, says Hrithik Roshan Not concerned about Mohenjo Daro criticism, says Hrithik Roshan
- August 07, 2016

So, to actually do a film with him years later is quite surreal. Hearing which, Hrithik said, "I even asked her 'When are you going back?' She said 'I am going back at 6 p.m.' Then I asked 'What time is your flight?' She asked 'What flight? Dreams do come true", she said. (more...)
Trump is not fit for office, insists president Obama Trump is not fit for office, insists president Obama
- August 07, 2016

Obama asked of GOP leaders , "What does this say about your party that this is your standard-bearer?" A presidential broadside today aimed at Donald Trump . Obama last week addressed the Democratic convention in Philadelphia and painted this election as a choice not between a Democrat and Republican, but a Democrat and a demagogue who threatens democracy. (more...)
Russian whistleblower Stepanova not to appeal Rio ban Russian whistleblower Stepanova not to appeal Rio ban
- August 07, 2016

Pound said the International Olympic Committee move to make individual federations decide which Russians could take part was "an abandonment of its responsibility". "Here is our Olympic answer: the 10,000 best athletes in the world, competing with each other, at the same time living peacefully together in one Olympic Village, sharing their meals and their emotions". (more...)
Rio 2016: Russia confident majority of its athletes to compete in Rio Rio 2016: Russia confident majority of its athletes to compete in Rio
- August 07, 2016

Russia had originally planned to send a 387-person team, but that has steadily been reduced as federations removed those who had previously served doping bans and those implicated in World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren's report alleging a massive cover-up of failed drug tests. (more...)
How the MMIW inquiry could help long-suffering families
- August 07, 2016

Canada launched a national inquiry into missing and murdered indigenous women on Wednesday, a long-awaited look into the root causes of decades of violence that have led to more than a thousand deaths and attracted worldwide criticism. Holly Jarrett, Loretta Saunders' cousin, says while the inquiry is a positive step, she's anxious Canada's justice system won't get a close enough look. (more...)
Banned Russians quietly added back to Olympic swimming Banned Russians quietly added back to Olympic swimming
- August 07, 2016

He added that in collaboration with WADA, the IOC had tested 2200 athletes, as part of the extensive pre-Olympic testing procedure. With only athletics, rowing, weightlifting and canoeing taking a hard line, the final size of the Russian team was announced at 271. (more...)
"Top Wisc. Republican 'embarrassed" about Trump
- August 07, 2016

While Republicans hold a majority in both chambers of the state legislature, and most of the state's statewide elected officeholders are Republican, the GOP hasn't won the state in a presidential year in more than 30 years, and this year initially looked like their best shot at turning the tide. (more...)
Brighton: £8m Alex Pritchard deal hijacked by Norwich during M25 traffic delays Brighton: £8m Alex Pritchard deal hijacked by Norwich during M25 traffic delays
- August 07, 2016

Sky Sports claim on their website that a bid had been accepted by Tottenham from the Seagulls after extensive talks and Pritchard was due to begin a medical late on Tuesday night. "So all I can do is apologise to Brighton". With many club's not willing to pay Spurs' valuation for a player who had only one good season two years ago with Brentford in the Championship, it's anyone's guess as to why Norwich - despite receiving parachute payments from the Premier League - would still pay about ... (more...)
Heightened Channel Tunnel security checks prove a headache for British holidaymakers
- August 07, 2016

Highways England said: "All traffic is being advised to use the M20/A20 as the A2 is at a standstill into the Port of Dover ". Port officials said the French authorities had “only three booths available out of a potential seven” and added that it had raised its fears with the British government earlier last week. (more...)