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Boy Tries To Sell Teddy Bear For Food Boy Tries To Sell Teddy Bear For Food
- August 14, 2016

The 7-year-old watched cartoons at the police station with a dispatcher for a few hours until a family member picked him up, Dunham said. Upon investigation of the child's home, it was discovered the boy had four other brothers, aged 11 to 17, who were all living in squalor. (more...)
Biden to visit Turkey amid coup attempt dispute
- August 14, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden will meet senior Turkish officials later this month in Turkey, the White House announced Saturday. "Of those, three are from the U.S. "While in Riga, the Vice President will participate in a summit with the leaders of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania". But Prime Minister Binali Yildrim reiterated that the Vice President's visit would not open up discussion of compromise on the issue. (more...)
Delhi to highlight 'atrocities' in Balochistan: Modi Delhi to highlight 'atrocities' in Balochistan: Modi
- August 14, 2016

Through skilful use of social media the 22-year-old Mr Wani had become especially popular with a younger generation resentful of Indian rule. So far 60 civilians have been killed and 6000 injured since Burhan Wanis death. Web Desk: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) is a part of Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistan, it (Conference) has emphasized, continue to extend full diplomatic, political and moral support to the Kashmiris movement for ... (more...)
Trump won't back down from calling Obama 'founder' of ISIS
- August 14, 2016

But after all of Hewitt's prompting, Trump finally nodded vaguely to Obama's "bad policies" and how "if he would have done things properly, you wouldn't have had ISIS"-but even with those caveats, he made it clear his conclusion hadn't changed: "Therefore, he was the founder of ISIS". (more...)
Hillary Clinton Lays Out Economy Plan Hillary Clinton Lays Out Economy Plan
- August 14, 2016

They gave more than $1,042,000 to charity, with $1 million going to the Clinton family foundation. In 2015, their return shows , they overpaid their federal taxes by more than $1 million and asked that the excess be applied to their 2016 tax bill. (more...)
Turkey offers joint anti-IS strikes with Russia Turkey offers joint anti-IS strikes with Russia
- August 14, 2016

The UN has called for urgent aid access to Aleppo and 48-hour weekly pauses for aid deliveries, warning that civilians are at grave risk from water shortages and disease as fighting has intensified. Meanwhile, there was no letup in the embattled northern Syrian city of Aleppo, where Turkey and Russian Federation are supporting opposing sides of the conflict and where residents and activists reported a chlorine gas attack. (more...)
Joseph Schooling Beat His Childhood Hero Michael Phelps At The Olympics
- August 14, 2016

Not only did she win gold, but she also broke her own world record and beat the silver place finisher Jazmin Carlin by 12 seconds . The U.S. swimming team won 33 medals in Rio, including in the women's 4x100-meter medley relay, above. (more...)
No evidence Trump provided child care services for employees No evidence Trump provided child care services for employees
- August 14, 2016

Hillary Clinton tours Futuramic Tool & Engineering before giving a speech there on the US economy on August 11, 2016 in Warren, Michigan. Donald Trump's path to the presidential nomination of the Republican Party has been anything but conventional. (more...)
About 60% of Clinton income comes from speeches
- August 14, 2016

The Clinton Foundation is a different situation. But is it really charity to give unto oneself? Which Department employees, in the Public Integrity Unit or elsewhere, were involved in the decision not to open a case on the Clinton Foundation? Despite being supposedly "dead broke" at the conclusion of their two terms, which happened to coincide with the dot-com bust and an economic downturn, the Clintons made a tremendous amount of money from books and speaking fees. (more...)
Bolt, Gatlin win 100m heats Bolt, Gatlin win 100m heats
- August 14, 2016

The question is, in what order? It means that Sunday's 100m final at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Stadium, set for 10.25pm local time (0125 GMT Monday) will inevitably once more be framed as a battle of "good versus evil" - Bolt vs Gatlin. The second one, for excessive testosterone, was the result of sabotage by a massage therapist who rubbed testosterone cream on his buttocks. Gatlin is now coached in Orlando by Dennis Mitchell, also penalized for doping during his career. (more...)
Russell Westbrook, Thunder Agree To Three-Year Deal
- August 14, 2016

The All-Star point guard signed a contract extension with the Thunder on Thursday. New reports suggest that Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder could be working on a three-year contract extension. In the wake of Durant signing with the Warriors, the Thunder have made locking up Westbrook to a long-term deal their primary offseason objective. "As excited as I am, I'm also grateful because you have an opportunity for a legacy player to put his stamp on continuing with the ... (more...)
Death Toll From Silver Spring Apartment Block Fire Rises to 3
- August 14, 2016

Rescue workers searched on Thursday for as many as seven people who were missing after an explosion and fire torched an apartment building in a Washington, D.C. Nine hours after the explosion, firefighters on a ladder truck were still using a hose to put out the last of the fire and smoke still was rising from the building. (more...)
Hillary Clinton releases 2015 tax returns shifting pressure to Donald Trump
- August 14, 2016

Over the last nine years, the Clintons have paid $US48 million in federal taxes and given $US16 million to charity. He says they're under audit by the Internal Revenue Service and that he'll release them only once that review is complete. But they seem to have scaled back such income in recent years. Clinton and her husband Bill, the former president, reported $10.6 million in income for 2015. (more...)
BJP President Amit Shah Pays Tributes To Kakori Revolutionaries BJP President Amit Shah Pays Tributes To Kakori Revolutionaries
- August 14, 2016

The occasion was a celebration of Independence and a precursor to the BJP's much-hyped Tiranga Yatra that is set to begin on August 16 with party MPs and MLAs taking the tricolour to their constituencies on two-wheelers. He slammed the Congress for the backwardness in many parts of the state even after 70 years of independence as the party was at the helm for nearly 60 years. (more...)
One Dead as Torrential Rains, Flash Floods Hit Louisiana
- August 14, 2016

Edwards, who has declared a state of emergency in Louisiana , said on Saturday that emergency workers had to rescue more than 1,000 people from homes, cars and trees as rivers in the southern part of the state spilled over. At least three people were killed across the state, and the rescues were continuing late Saturday (Aug. 13), including missions by crews in high-water vehicles who went auto to car to pluck motorists from a flood-soaked Interstate 12. (more...)
Bollywood's Shah Rukh Khan gets US apology for airport stop
- August 14, 2016

The actor later responded saying, "No hassle ma'am". Government sources have revealed that the government has spoken to United States diplomats and asked them to make sure that Khan does not have to endure such an experience again. Actor Shahrukh Khan took to Twitter today to express disappointment at being detained at Los Angeles airport. U.S. diplomats quickly apologized after SRK tweeted that he had been detained - apparently over his Muslim identity - yet again at an airport in the US. (more...)
ISIS Frees Hundreds Of 'Human Shields' In Syria
- August 14, 2016

The SDF, with heavy air support from a US-led coalition, said last week they had taken nearly complete control of Manbij, where a small number of DAESH fighters had been holed up. The city also lies on the oil trade route connecting ISIL stronghold Raqqa to the Turkish border. The jihadists, who have suffered a string of losses in Syria and Iraq, have often staged mass kidnappings when they come under pressure to relinquish territory they hold. (more...)
Zambians form long lines to vote in tight presidential race
- August 14, 2016

In addition, global rights groups have expressed concern over the stifling of some local media. She also warned that reports, allegedly circulating on social media, saying that voting would be extended were completely false. Zambians voted in a fiercely contested poll between Hichilema and President Edgar Lungu, who's been in power for about 18 months. Inked and counted: A young man at Chawama Primary School has his thumb marked to indicate he has voted. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition carries out air strike in Yemeni capital Sanaa
- August 14, 2016

The US State Department gave its green light for the sale, estimated at $1.15 billion, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in its notice to Congress on Tuesday. Smoke rises from a snack food factory after a Saudi airstrike hit it in Sana'a, Yemen, on August 9, 2016. Ban had previously gotten in some trouble with the Saudis for noting the large number of civilians, particularly children, that they killed, which forced them to agree to abandon language in an annual report on war ... (more...)
Federal health emergency declared in Puerto Rico due to Zika
- August 14, 2016

Samples of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, responsible for transmitting dengue and Zika, sit in a petri dish. The continuing Zika outbreak was first detected a year ago in Brazil, where it has been linked to more than 1,700 cases of the microcephaly , and has since spread rapidly through the Americas. (more...)