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USyd releases results on survey into sexual assault and harassment

USyd releases results on survey into sexual assault and harassment The findings of an Australian Human Rights Commission survey released today found that of those 21% had experienced the harassment at the university with 10% identifying a tutor or lecturer as the perpetrator. Transgender people are sexually harassed at a higher rate than women and men . The perpetrators were most likely to be a fellow student and were overwhelmingly men . [Full Article...]

President Trump Awards Medal of Honor

President Trump Awards Medal of Honor The government recognized him posthumously with the Medal of Honor . Eight of them attended Monday's ceremony. "I knew that I'd gotten hit, because I could feel the pain, but I was so busy doing what I had to do and the adrenaline was flowing, that I really didn't know how badly I was hit", McCloughan said. [Full Article...]

Woman's body found buried in sand on beach in Ocean City, Md

Woman's body found buried in sand on beach in Ocean City, Md The dead woman was identified as Ashley O'Connor, 30, of Plano, Texas, the town said in a statement. Her body was discovered on the beach early this morning. The medical examiner's office in Ocean City will now work to determine how O'Connor died, according to a press release. O'Connor's death appears to be accidental. [Full Article...]

Chinese troops entered 1 km into Uttarakhand's Barahoti sector in July

Chinese troops entered 1 km into Uttarakhand's Barahoti sector in July Chinese soldiers came 800 m - 1 km inside of Indian territory and asked local shepherds to leave, sources said. Barahoti in the Chamoli district reported such instances of Chinese transgression in the past too. Chinese forces are said to have entered Indian territory on at least four occasions within a week, multiple media reports from India say. They had a heated exchange of words with Indo-T... [Full Article...]

Graham: Firing Mueller could be 'beginning of the end' for Trump

Graham: Firing Mueller could be 'beginning of the end' for Trump Mueller III. If Trump follows through on any of those threats, it just might be the nail in the coffin of Trump's brief and already failing presidency, according to Republican Sen. Graham was a harsh critic of Trump during the 2016 campaign. Dismissing a special counsel would require a judicial review to determine if reasons behind the firing "meet the statutory definitions", Graham said. [Full Article...]

Former Ohio State player's sexual assault case goes to grand jury

Former Ohio State player's sexual assault case goes to grand jury The grand jury in Cuyahoga County met Monday to review findings of the police investigation before casting a vote on whether to hand up charges. The grand jury will be presented with evidence from the prosecution before deciding if Conley should be criminally charged. [Full Article...]

Chris Wallace Asks Pelosi About Dem Criticism That Party Leadership Is 'Too Old'

Chris Wallace Asks Pelosi About Dem Criticism That Party Leadership Is 'Too Old' And Pelosi has defended her ability to bring in money to the Democratic coffers, the Post said. Pelosi did a bit of self-promotion, saying, "I am a master legislator, I know the budget to the nth degree..." "I want to go into our new plan". [Full Article...]

German Economy Minister Says Proposed US Anti-Russia Sanctions Violate Int'l Law

German Economy Minister Says Proposed US Anti-Russia Sanctions Violate Int'l Law Speaking to a German newspaper group in an interview published Monday, Germany's Minister for Economics and Energy Brigitte Zypries said that "we see [the sanctions] as being against worldwide law, plain and simple", The Local reported. [Full Article...]

Royal Marine sentenced to 18 years in prison

Royal Marine sentenced to 18 years in prison Maxwell joined up in September 2010 as a signaller and moved on to 40 Commando at Norton Manor Camp in Somerset in 2013, where he not only stole his colleagues' credit card details, but also a large amount of ammunition. His efforts to build bombs began in 2011 and he sourced information and numerous components he needed from the internet. The former Marine was not in court, but appeared by vide... [Full Article...]

Trump Jr.'s Russian Federation meeting explanation came from his dad

Trump Jr.'s Russian Federation meeting explanation came from his dad Reporters Ashley Parker, Carol Leonnig, Philip Rucker, and Tom Hamburger write that, according to "multiple people with knowledge of the campaign", Trump advisers initially planned for Trump Jr.to issue a more forthcoming public statement - but this plan was scrapped by the president himself. [Full Article...]

Bodies of missing woman, children found in Leesburg creek

Bodies of missing woman, children found in Leesburg creek The auto of a missing Virginia woman was found in a Ashburn creek Monday, according to Loudoun County officials. The three left around 11:30 p.m. and were expected to return to Ashe's uncle's home, but they never arrived. They were reported missing to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office on Sunday. The auto was overturned in Ashburn Creek off of Evergreen Mills Road. [Full Article...]

Washington State Patrol vehicles get carbon monoxide alerts

Washington State Patrol vehicles get carbon monoxide alerts In Texas , the Austin Police Department has pulled almost 400 of its Ford Explorers off the street. The U.S. government's auto safety agency has expanded an investigation into complaints of exhaust fumes inside Ford Explorer SUVs , adding two model years and almost 400,000 vehicles. [Full Article...]

Joe Arpaio convicted after refusing to end immigrant patrols

Joe Arpaio convicted after refusing to end immigrant patrols Arpaio, 85, received a court order in 2011 to stop police patrols that were apprehending illegal immigrants based exclusively on immigration status and handing them over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The former sheriff of metro Phoenix acknowledged prolonging the patrols but insists it wasn't intentional. His officers arrested over 700 immigrants for using fake IDs to find jobs. [Full Article...]

JK Rowling is catching flack online for these inaccurate tweets about Trump

JK Rowling is catching flack online for these inaccurate tweets about Trump Rowling was widely slammed for spreading a lie on Twitter by claiming Trump had callously ignored a wheelchair-bound disabled boy at a White House event spotlighting the failures of Obamacare . TV personality Piers Morgan was one who attacked Rowling on Twitter. She also explained that her anger stemmed from her personal experiences with her mother using a wheelchair. [Full Article...]

Fatwa against Bihar minister who chanted 'Jai Shri Ram'

Fatwa against Bihar minister who chanted 'Jai Shri Ram' Allah knows my objective of saying "Jai Shri Ram". "I will not back down from chanting "Jai Sri Ram" for Bihar's progress and social harmony", said Ahmad at the meeting, sparking protests from JD (U)'s Muslim leaders, who urged him to publicly apologise for his statements. [Full Article...]

Shares of Taiwan firms fall on sale of China Starbucks business

Shares of Taiwan firms fall on sale of China Starbucks business The companies' annual reports showed that sales and profit contribution from President Starbucks Coffee Shanghai were significantly higher at NT$27.84 billion and NT$4.13 billion respectively previous year, compared with Starbucks sales and profit in Taiwan at NT$9.6 billion and NT$770 million. [Full Article...]

Scaramucci out as WH communications director after 11 days

Scaramucci out as WH communications director after 11 days The general is expected to bring order to the West Wing after last week's staff shakeup. Priebus , the former Republican National Committee head, had been a target of rumours about his job security amid infighting and confusion within the White House and a long whisper campaign by Trump allies. [Full Article...]

We will still need European Union doctors after Brexit, says Hunt

We will still need European Union doctors after Brexit, says Hunt Johnson has not commented publicly on Hammond's plans for a three-year transition. Johnson, who is liberal on migration but led the Vote Leave campaign and does not want to be excluded from key discussions, could go either way in the debate. [Full Article...]

Trump in tweet denies chaos at White House

President George W. Bush maintained an overall staff of a similar size, with only between 13 and 17 assistants to the president . This and much more is what Kelly has been tasked to deal with in his new role. They did not have to wait that long. "Demand another vote before voting on any other bill!" According to the New York Times , "Sharing the president's frustration have been people in ... [Full Article...]

Hezbollah and Nusra to swap corpses in border ceasefire deal

Hezbollah and Nusra to swap corpses in border ceasefire deal As part of the first stage of the agreement between the parties, Hezbollah handed over on Sunday the bodies of nine terrorists to the Jabhat Fatah al Sham, in exchange for the bodies of its five fighters killed by the terror group. The Lebanese army, which receives considerable USA and British military support, did not take an active part in the operation, setting up defensive positions around Ars... [Full Article...]


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