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Princess Nokia Claims She Threw the Soup at the L Train Racist

Princess Nokia Claims She Threw the Soup at the L Train Racist The man was filmed on a NY train using the N-word repeatedly while distressing other passengers. The man - who was clutching an open can of Lime-A-Rita - was eventually forced out of the carriage by Nokia and a few other passengers, but not before she cocked her elbow and hurled some soup straight at the man's face. [Full Article...]

Family held hostage by Taliban rescued after 5 years

Family held hostage by Taliban rescued after 5 years The couple, American Caitlan Coleman, 31, and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, 33, were kidnapped by the Taliban in 2012 while they were traveling as tourists in Afghanistan and were held in captivity since. The family's current location, however, was unclear. "We welcome media reports that a family including USA citizens has been released from captivity", a United States embassy spokesman in... [Full Article...]

Tata Communications in talks to buy Tata Teleservices' enterprise business

Tata Communications in talks to buy Tata Teleservices' enterprise business Tata Tele will add 40 million users to Bharti Airtel's network, keeping the Sunil Mittal-company firmly in the race to protect its market leader status, even as its next biggest rivals Vodafone India and Idea Cellular threaten to topple it from the top spot by merging their businesses. [Full Article...]

3rd arrest made in beating of black man at Charlottesville rally

Jacob Goodwin was just arrested for the brutal assault of DeAndre Harris. Goodwin traveled from Arkansas to join the racist marchers massed in the Virginia college town. Goodwin will be in a Lonoke County courtroom on Friday for an extradition hearing. Goodwin's mother, Tamera Goodwin, confirmed that he was at the rally carrying a shield and wearing tactical military gear. [Full Article...]

Oxford racing ahead of London to become 'world's first zero-emissions zone'

Oxford racing ahead of London to become 'world's first zero-emissions zone' The proposals would see the ban being rolled out slowly, starting with all petrol and diesel cars, taxis and buses being excluded from six streets in 2020. Mr Khan, who is secretary for the the City of Oxford Licensed Taxicab Association (COLTA), said: "We would be required to possibly make huge investment in the only suitable "zero emissions capable" vehicle in production - in the region of £60,0... [Full Article...]

Ophelia becomes record-setting 10th straight hurricane

Ophelia becomes record-setting 10th straight hurricane It is important to note we are still a week out and the models will likely vary in exact timing and position of Ophelia over the next few forecast runs. The storm caused damage estimated at £1billion and claimed 18 lives. Mr Burkhill said: "It's definitely something that we are keeping an eye on, for the possibility of some disruptive weather early next week". [Full Article...]

Trump on Puerto Rico Recovery: FEMA, Military Can't Stay Forever

Trump on Puerto Rico Recovery: FEMA, Military Can't Stay Forever The US President, quoting author Sharyl Attkisson, accused Puerto Ricans of creating a looming financial crisis "largely of their own making". Trump promised earlier this month that "We're gonna have to wipe that out", referring to Puerto Rico's debt to "Wall Street banks" though the White House later clarified that the president doesn't have the authority to simply forgive the debt. [Full Article...]

Appeal trial for Samsung heir starts in Seoul

Appeal trial for Samsung heir starts in Seoul The prosecutors and Samsung lawyers sparred Thursday during a first hearing by the appeals court on the effort by Lee to have his five-year prison sentence overturned. The memos, written by Ahn Jong-beom, were key evidence during the earlier trial, and were written down after Park's meeting with Lee, who was not present at the meeting. [Full Article...]

Missing mum and son found in bushland, NSW

Missing mum and son found in bushland, NSW A man has faced court on a string of charges after a "stolen" fertiliser truck crashed into a building at Singleton in the Hunter Valley, sparking explosions and a major rescue operation. He was refused bail and is expected before Singleton Local Court today. The semi-trailer was allegedly stolen from a service station at Murrurundi, north of Singleton, on Wednesday morning. [Full Article...]

Comissão Técnica entregou relatório na Assembleia da República — Incêndios

Comissão Técnica entregou relatório na Assembleia da República — Incêndios Esta quarta-feira, o primeiro-ministro, António Costa, anunciou que haveria um Conselho de Ministros extraordinário no dia 21 para analisar o relatório . "De uma forma informada e cientificamente robusta, esse relatório permitir-nos-á olhar para o que se passou e para um desafio de fundo que tem pela frente", acrescentou. [Full Article...]

Gujarat poll before Dec 18, Himachal Pradesh to vote on November 9

Gujarat poll before Dec 18, Himachal Pradesh to vote on November 9 The votes will be cast on November 9. In reply to a question regarding a demand raised by some political parties that at least 10 per cent of total VVPAT slips should be counted, Jyoti said "After Goa, this will be for the first time that we will be conducting the entire election using VVPAT here". [Full Article...]

U.S. dismisses negotiated withdrawal of Islamic State fighters from Syria's Raqqa

U.S. dismisses negotiated withdrawal of Islamic State fighters from Syria's Raqqa Today, SDF special units rescued 100 civilians, majority women and children, in Nehda and Berid neighborhoods. At least 1,000 civilians have been killed in Raqqa since June. Between 300 and 400 militants are believed to be holed up in about four square kilometres of Raqqa, including in the city's stadium and a hospital, he said. [Full Article...]

United States destroys relations with Moscow: Russia

United States destroys relations with Moscow: Russia State Department. Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov has blamed Washington for backtracking on its commitment to fix ties with Moscow . In an English-language statement on its Facebook page late on Wednesday, Russia's Foreign Ministry said it had sent a protest note "to the American side" against the removal of several Russian flags from the San Francisco property. [Full Article...]

Avião militar despenha-se no fim do desfile do dia de Espanha

Um avião de combate despenhou-se esta quinta-feira junto a uma base militar no sul de Espanha, anunciou um porta-voz do Ministério da Defesa espanhol. [Full Article...]

Delegado que fez buscas na casa do filho de Lula é afastado

Delegado que fez buscas na casa do filho de Lula é afastado Para o advogado da família de Lula, Cristiano Zanin Martins, a medida teve caráter abusivo. A ação da polícia foi alvo de intensos protestos de petistas, que usaram as redes sociais para divulgar suas críticas. Ele foi nomeado pelo ex-prefeito Luiz Marinho (PT). Dilma comparou, ainda, a ação na casa de um dos filhos de Lula às acusações que levaram ao suicídio de Luiz Carlos Cancellier de Oliv... [Full Article...]

Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Pushing Stranger Onto CTA Tracks

Man Charged With Attempted Murder For Pushing Stranger Onto CTA Tracks Estep's attorney had earlier indicated in court that Estep could post only about $5,000. There was no indication that he has been barred from using the CTA. Guglielmi said police were able to corroborate details, create a timeline of events and determine that Benedict didn't know his assailant. But after Benedict spoke to the Chicago Tribune about the attack on September 7, police released mor... [Full Article...]

Contempt of court: ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Imran

Contempt of court: ECP issues non-bailable arrest warrants for Imran On September 14, the ECP had issued bailable warrants against Imran to ensure his presence in the case. During a previous hearing, the larger bench had suspended ECP's bailable warrants of arrest against the PTI chairman in the contempt case, while his counsel, Babar Awan, was directed to submit a reply to ECP's show-cause notice, duly signed by Imran by September 25. [Full Article...]

Accountability court resumes hearing of illegal assets case against Dar

Accountability court resumes hearing of illegal assets case against Dar Finance Minister Ishaq Dar reached the accountability court on Thursday which resumed hearing of the Supreme Court-directed National Accountability Bureau (NAB) reference against him. Earlier, NAB had submitted the names of as many as twenty-eight witnesses to the accountability court. In its verdict, the apex court had ordered filing of references against Nawaz Sharif, his family and relative ... [Full Article...]

Rwandan Military Subjects Detainees to Illegal Detention, Torture

Rwandan Military Subjects Detainees to Illegal Detention, Torture Many of the detained individuals were accused of conspiring with the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) [UN backgrounder], a terrorist group that has been accused of numerous violations of global law, including the killing of unarmed women and children in armed conflict, rape and forced displacement. [Full Article...]

PM Modi attends inauguration of dynamic facade lighting of North, South Blocks

PM Modi attends inauguration of dynamic facade lighting of North, South Blocks The lighting that changes colour every few seconds has the potential to present an incredible 16 million colour combinations, displaying a wide range of patterns and themes. Annual savings on account of new lighting with respect to replacement, maintenance and operation costs will be Rs 86.40 lakh, he said. The energy consumption of the new system will cost Rs 8.40 lakh per year, the official sa... [Full Article...]


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