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Eastern Cape ANC branches join calls for Zuma's removal Eastern Cape ANC branches join calls for Zuma's removal
- September 06, 2016

We refuse to stand silently in our corners and watch this erosion unfold, we refuse to be intimidated and if need be will die to save the ANC. Some members of the ANC had attempted to stop Mantashe from receiving the memorandum, claiming it would set a precedent. (more...)
Turkish warplanes pound 10 PKK targets overnight
- September 06, 2016

The air strikes capped one of the most violent single days of fighting in the largely Kurdish southeast in recent years. Government sources said over 100 militants were killed or wounded in the Saturday clashes. The PKK is listed as a terrorist organization by the United States, the European Union and Turkey. More than 40,000 people have been killed since the PKK first took up arms in 1984 with the aim of carving out an independent state for Turkey's Kurdish minority, although it now focuses ... (more...)
Mexicans are disappointed in Trump's visit, but not with Trump Mexicans are disappointed in Trump's visit, but not with Trump
- September 06, 2016

During Tuesday night's speech in Phoenix, Donald Trump used the names of two local fallen deputies to push his immigration plan . But instead of moderating his message as many expected, Trump returned to the hardline rhetoric that powered him to victory in the Republican presidential nomination race over 16 rivals, heartening conservatives drawn to Trump by the issue. (more...)
Syria ceasefire deal with Russian Federation close Syria ceasefire deal with Russian Federation close
- September 06, 2016

The secretary of state declined to reveal what outstanding issues are keeping the USA and Russian Federation from reaching a deal, but one official says Russian Federation balked on several points - delaying an announcement anticipated on Sunday. (more...)
Zimbabwe police fire teargas to disperse opposition protesters Zimbabwe police fire teargas to disperse opposition protesters
- September 05, 2016

The United Nations has called on the Zimbabwean government to respect people's rights, saying the worldwide organisation was "closely monitoring the country's situation". Police fired into the air after some protesters attacked a supermarket owned by Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko. A woman lifts her hands as police confront protestors during a demonstration in Harare , Friday, Aug. (more...)
Employees Shot in Lobby of Central California County Jail
- September 05, 2016

One suspect is in custody, officials said. Davila is listed in critical but stable condition and Scanlan is in critical condition. Mims said he entered the lobby just after 8:30 a.m. Vang returned fire, but no one else was injured during the shootout, according to authorities. The shooter then ran into the jail records area where he eventually dropped his weapon and surrendered. (more...)
Hermine: What to Expect and When to Expect It
- September 05, 2016

The Bridgeport Emergency Operations Center is continuing to monitor and track Tropical Storm Hermine as it hits Florida and moves into Georgia. The move allows state agencies to move materials around the state to meet any needs related to the storm. (more...)
New questions in Clinton email controversy
- September 05, 2016

In the 171 new emails released Tuesday as part of a FOIA proceeding on the part of conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch , a number of instances indicate Clinton appearing to show preferential treatment to donors to the Clinton Foundation and/or "friends" of the Clintons. (more...)
Zimbabwe government says bans all demonstrations for next two weeks Zimbabwe government says bans all demonstrations for next two weeks
- September 05, 2016

However, #Tajamuka/Sesijikile co-ordinator, Hardlife Mudzingwa said the shut down protests were set to take place in Zimbabwe's major cities including Harare , Bulawayo, Gweru, Mutare and Masvingo. "The court struggles to imagine how such a man of advanced age participates in violence", Mahwe said. Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe gestures as he addresses a gathering in a speech to mark the National Heroes Day celebrations in the capital Harare , Zimbabwe August 8, 2016. (more...)
Ex-Stanford swimmer leaves jail after serving half his term
- September 05, 2016

Turner's sentence sparked outrage among many, and Friday night protesters were at his home, voicing some strong opinions. Turner assaulted an unconscious woman in early 2015 and was convicted in March 2016. Speaking outside the jail, Senate hopeful Loretta Sanchez said "today, Brock Turner is a free man, and yet women who have been sexually assaulted are still prisoners of fear" due to the continued service of judges like Persky. (more...)
Authorities to provide details in 1989 abduction of Minnesota boy
- September 05, 2016

Since that time, Minnesotans began leaving their porch lights on every October 22, the day Wetterling was abducted, in hopes that he would be able to find his way home. Until Danny Heinrich, a former Paynesville resident now in jail and facing federal child pornography charges, led authorities last week to the spot amid a grove of trees in a rural field, the community was hoping against hope that Jacob might someday be found alive and make it home. (more...)
Syria deal with Russia still short: Obama
- September 05, 2016

Yet, Obama said the Russian-American talks are key for efforts to reduce violence in the Arab state. "But there are still a couple tough issues". An estimated five million Syrians refugees have fled the country during the past six years of war while more than 400,000 Syrians have been killed. (more...)
Chinese President Xi offers condolences over death of Uzbek President Karimov Chinese President Xi offers condolences over death of Uzbek President Karimov
- September 05, 2016

He was reported to have been hospitalized last week and rumors of his death have circulated for days. Prime minister Shavkat Mirziyoyev has been designated mourner-in-chief at Karimov's funeral, which is seen as a strong hint he might become the next president. (more...)
Chicago police: 90 homicides in August, 472 shooting victims
- September 05, 2016

Those of us who don't live in these communities torn apart by violence can easily get a skewed perspective on what these neighborhoods are like, and we can often ignore or downplay the simple fact that even in the worst neighborhoods, there are more good people than bad living there-more individuals who live their life instead of trying to end another's. (more...)
Rosberg wins Italian GP after Hamilton's poor start
- September 05, 2016

Defending champion Lewis Hamilton equalled Ayrton Senna's pole record at Monza after finishing fastest in the Italian Grand Prix qualifying session on Saturday. "I don't know really what happened at the start". Thereafter Rosberg drove with the same precision he demonstrated last week in Belgium and was able to ease away on his soft Pirelli tyres as the supersoft-shod Ferraris of Vettel and Raikkonen led Bottas and Ricciardo at the end of the lap. (more...)
Indians vulnerable to zika virus
- September 05, 2016

In the last few weeks, it has sickened more than 100 people in Singapore and started spreading in Florida. Recognizing the impact that Zika virus disease and its consequences will have on weak health systems, the Committee also recommended that WHO provide appropriate guidance on effective surveillance and management of Zika virus disease in countries with high vulnerability, low capacity. (more...)
Junior doctors' strikes irresponsible, says Telford MP Lucy Allan
- September 05, 2016

Hospitals with just days to prepare before the five-day junior doctors' strike are now under added pressure over the news of more to come. In May, the two sides met for renewed talks at the conciliation service ACAS and brokered by the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges. (more...)
Indian premier offers loan, defense cooperation in Vietnam
- September 05, 2016

I am also happy to announce a new Defence Line of Credit for Vietnam of US$ Five Hundred million for facilitating deeper defence cooperation. Covering another strategic area, India and Vietnam signed an agreement on cyber security. "This thought had come to me", Mr Modi said in an interview to a private television news channel. "For Vietnam, with or without China, cooperating with an emerging power like India is beyond doubt of great value". (more...)
Victim's letter to resonate long after Turner's release
- September 05, 2016

He was freed from the Santa Clara County Main Jail in San Jose, California, after serving three months. "I think it should have been a state prison sentence", said Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith. “As the Sheriff of Santa Clara County and a mother, I believe the interests of justice are best served by ensuring sexual predators are sent to prison as punishment for their crimes, ” Smith wrote. (more...)
Oklahoma orders shutdown of 35 wells after natural disaster Oklahoma orders shutdown of 35 wells after natural disaster
- September 04, 2016

Fallin also tweeted that state officials want structural engineers to look at building safety in the wake of the quake, which the U.S. Geological Society happened at 7:02 a.m. "This one felt more like a training wheel natural disaster". Underneath any of these urban areas, whether it's Stillwater, Cushing, Oklahoma City , Guthrie, these cities are not built to seismic standards. (more...)
Three dead after early morning crash in Danbury Three dead after early morning crash in Danbury
- September 04, 2016

The sheriff said "suspecting the driver was intoxicated, he turned on his emergency lights and siren in an attempt to pull the vehicle over; however, the driver failed to comply and accelerated". According to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, the accident occurred on Mill Plain Road, also known as Route 202. The drive and male passengers were killed on impact. (more...)
China, US formally enter landmark climate deal China, US formally enter landmark climate deal
- September 04, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama, who arrives in China later on Saturday, is also expected to announce his formal adoption of the climate agreement. "By formally joining the Paris agreement you have added powerful momentum" toward bringing the agreement into effect, he told the two leaders. (more...)
Rays rally to beat Blue Jays, Estrada 7-5
- September 04, 2016

There was a video tribute on the scoreboard for Toronto Of Melvin Upton Jr ., who played at Tropicana Field for the first time since his final game with Tampa Bay on October 3, 2012. "Really, really impressed with the way he competed and executed pitches". This also includes a (2-1, 4.57 ERA, 1.246 WHIP, 6.6 K/9) record over three starts this season. (more...)
Trump paid for Mexican president's lunch, humorist writes Trump paid for Mexican president's lunch, humorist writes
- September 04, 2016

Trump is trailing Clinton in opinion polls and the NY businessman's aides hoped the trip would make him look presidential and show he was willing to deal head-on with thorny issues such as relations with Mexico. The Republican presidential nominee told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham that there's "really quite a bit of softening " in his position. (more...)
Trump Campaign Unveils Its 'MAKE MEXICO GREAT AGAIN ALSO' Hat Trump Campaign Unveils Its 'MAKE MEXICO GREAT AGAIN ALSO' Hat
- September 04, 2016

Well, who's going to pay for it?" Seeking to end confusion over his aggressive but recently muddled language on immigration, Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to remove millions of people living in the country illegally if he becomes president. (more...)

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