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Man Shot After Attacking Soldiers in Brussels

Man Shot After Attacking Soldiers in Brussels A police Twitter account said that a man had been "neutralized" and that the situation was under control. The soldiers opened fire on the man and the suspect was taken to hospital in a critical condition, but later died, prosecutors said. [Full Article...]

Bomber, gunmen attack Shia Imam Zaman mosque in Kabul, 20 killed

Police who had surrounded the building said the attack had caused some casualties and they were preparing to try to clear the mosque. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack. Other attackers then entered it. Officials said two blew themselves up and another two were shot by Afghan security forces. Worshipers who jumped out of windows and fled barefoot described scenes of pa... [Full Article...]

Trump punishes Maduro government with financial sanctions

Trump punishes Maduro government with financial sanctions The executive order also allows debt financing for exports of food, medicine and other humanitarian goods. Maduro said earlier this week that Venezuela is prepared for any USA sanctions and that the Trump administration is trying to create a "financial blockade" against the South American nation. [Full Article...]

Man detained outside Buckingham Palace after attack on police

Man detained outside Buckingham Palace after attack on police In a statement , Metropolitian Police said two male police officers suffered minor injuries to their arm. "Given what has happened in London in recent months with terrorist attacks, police have significantly stepped up their patrols, particularly around central London". [Full Article...]

Macau sifts through destruction left in Hato's wake

Macau sifts through destruction left in Hato's wake Macau has rapidly transformed since 1999 into a gambling hub many times larger than Las Vegas, with major US casinos piling in. "The city looks like it was just in a war", said one civil servant, who declined to be named as they were not authorized to speak to the media. [Full Article...]

Not size 0 or 2? Principal says 'you look fat' in leggings

Not size 0 or 2? Principal says 'you look fat' in leggings After explaining that leggings aren't allowed to be worn as trousers in school, she then said women who aren't a size 0 or 2 " look fat" in leggings. Other posters on Facebook came out in support of Taylor, WCIV reported. "My daughter is in the 11th grade, and is livid". When Stratford High School made national news headlines this week, it had nothing to do with its performance in the cl... [Full Article...]

India court finds "godman" guilty of rape, protests erupt

India court finds He has denied the charges. But that's not all. A follower, Hans Raj Chauhan, claimed that he, along with some 400 saints of the Dera, were castrated inside the ashram on the orders of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh . At least 28 people have been killed and more than 250 injured in violence that has followed the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh , reports PTI . [Full Article...]

Murder, torture raps filed vs Caloocan cops

Murder, torture raps filed vs Caloocan cops The PNP is under fire over the death of Delos Santos, a student who was found dead in an alley with with a.45 pistol and two sachets of shabu. The documents carried the mother's signatures dated August 24, the day the Senate opened its inquiry into Delos Santos' killing. [Full Article...]

Pakistan urges United States to tackle militant sanctuaries in Afghanistan

Khalilzad said Trump "unequivocally called out Pakistan for pretending to be a partner and receiving large-scale American assistance while providing sanctuary and support for the Taliban and the Haqqani terrorist network, which have been killing Americans and Afghans". [Full Article...]

Schumacher's son to demonstrate '94 title-winning auto at Spa

There is a new 3rd shock absorber as well as a larger and more threaded spring + numerous components that are likely meant to help gather data during Friday practice. "If we had to race at Silverstone again, we would do a lot better", Mr. Vettel said. "So we will be making no assumptions". "But we don't want to settle behind them, we want to attack". [Full Article...]

Vietnam's female football team crowned SEA Games champions

Vietnam's female football team crowned SEA Games champions The women's karate team added another bronze to the Philippines in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games on Thursday, August 25 at Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia . The Philippines improved to 3-1 in the women's tournament. MASOC also assured in a statement, "All the affected athletes are now in stable condition and being closely monitored by the medical team from the National Sports Institute (ISN) and the ... [Full Article...]

Thai immigration police chief says no information Yingluck has fled country

Thai immigration police chief says no information Yingluck has fled country Yingluck's flagship rice subsidy poured cash on her family's rural political heartland, paying up to twice the market rate for the grain. "I never questioned her about this, and I don't want to intrude on my client", he said. The trial had been going on for 18 months and if convicted, she could face up to ten years in prison and a life ban from politics. Don't you go back my folks! He said he ca... [Full Article...]

Big B to host KBC 9 on Sony from Aug 28

Big B to host KBC 9 on Sony from Aug 28 Kaun Banega Crorepati will be aired on Sony channel from mid September from Monday to Friday at 9.00 pm, replacing the time slot of the current running show Beyhadh . As Bachchan said, " Kaun Banega Crorepati celebrates the dreams and aspirations of the common man and their tryst with knowledge. And in some way if I can put this message across through this show about them defying social norms, ... [Full Article...]

Several students attacked inside classroom at ANU in Canberra

Several students attacked inside classroom at ANU in Canberra Detective Supt Ben Cartwright said campus security had restrained the man until police arrived. 'One male has been taken into custody and enquiries are ongoing. The university's deputy-vice chancellor, Marnie Hughes-Warrington, called it an "isolated and random incident". "We're a small community, we know one another, we really care for one another", Professor Hughes-Warrington said. [Full Article...]

APNewsBreak: Last US county gets insurer for health exchange

APNewsBreak: Last US county gets insurer for health exchange CareSource will provide ACA options for Paulding County, Ohio, the last "bare" county in the United States, in 2018. The county, in the northwest corner of the state, had been left without ACA coverage for 2018 after Anthem Inc. Small, rural counties have had the most trouble securing insurers due to their smaller, older customer base. The Trump administration, which has backed efforts to repeal... [Full Article...]

Poll Shows Trump's Approval Rating Hit New Low After Charlottesville

Poll Shows Trump's Approval Rating Hit New Low After Charlottesville A Quinnipiac University poll released today shows that American voters are more concerned with health care and race relations than the economy. Trump voters support them by a 71/10 spread. Trump was widely criticized for using divisive language after clashes between white supremacist groups, including neo-Nazi and KKK supporters, and those opposed to them. [Full Article...]

Gorakhpur Tragedy: Probe Panel submits report

Gorakhpur Tragedy: Probe Panel submits report The government has also directed to register another FIR against - in-charge of AES (acute encephalitis syndrome) Ward on August 10 and 11 - Dr Khan for allegedly hiding facts in the affidavit he submitted to the Chief Medical Officer of Gorakhpur, reports Indian Express. [Full Article...]

Pakistan, US in backchannel contacts to resolve rifts

Pakistan, US in backchannel contacts to resolve rifts Welcoming the Trump declaration the Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said it would increase the capacity of the training mission for the Afghanistan forces. The country, fighting war against terrorism from over one and a half decade has informed US Ambassador David Hale that Pakistan was not dependent on Washington for its defence system and its economy was also not relying on American financi... [Full Article...]

'He Failed!' Donald Trump Targets Mitch McConnell in Series of Morning Tweets

'He Failed!' Donald Trump Targets Mitch McConnell in Series of Morning Tweets Trump's morning wasn't done, though. The retweet sparked a new wave of eclipse memes taunting Trump for thinking he is even half the president that Obama was and for his apparent misunderstanding of what an eclipse really is. While in one of the first to reply to Trump's retweet was Ed Krassenstein. "Keep that in mind", he wrote. "Let me tell you something, MSNBC. Well, their [sic] was Afghani... [Full Article...]

US Hits Russians, Chinese With New Sanctions Over North Korea

US Hits Russians, Chinese With New Sanctions Over North Korea Coupled with the United Nations Security Council resolution passed earlier this month, Tuesday's sanctions are meant to further isolate the entities outside of North Korea that are facilitating Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions . The Treasury also designated three Chinese coal companies collectively responsible for importing almost half a billion dollars' worth of North Korean coal between 2013 a... [Full Article...]


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