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Niger Delta Avengers announces ceasefire
- August 24, 2016

Like other militant groups, the Avengers has apparently split, making it hard for the government to identify the right people to talk to. They have vowed to resume fighting if the current window for talks expires and the government fails to address their demands. (more...)
US service member killed in Afghanistan US service member killed in Afghanistan
- August 24, 2016

The wounded American is in stable condition, the Pentagon said . The fighting in Helmand comes as Afghan troops are stretched on several other battlefronts across Afghanistan - including the eastern province of Nangarhar, where the Islamic State group is making inroads. (more...)
Laura Marano & Gabby Douglas to Judge Miss America 2017! Laura Marano & Gabby Douglas to Judge Miss America 2017!
- August 24, 2016

Douglas said she is excited about the event and that "the contestants are a great example of strong women across the US". ABC confirms that Laura Marano and Gabby Douglas will join previously confirmed judges Mark Cuban, Sara Foster , Cole Swindell , and Sharlene Wells Hawkes . (more...)
Alligator bit boy's head during Disney attack Alligator bit boy's head during Disney attack
- August 23, 2016

Graves, 2, was visiting the Grand Floridian with is family in June when they headed to the lagoon for a beachside showing of Zootopia . We continue to pray for the Graves family. It was the first fatal unprovoked alligator attack in the 66 years that records have been kept in Orange County, Florida. Most human attacks involve larger gators, over nine feet. (more...)
Russian military has left air base in Iran
- August 23, 2016

Iran's Foreign Ministry said Russian Federation had stopped using the base for strikes in Syria, bringing an abrupt halt to an unprecedented deployment that was criticized both by the White House and by some Iranian lawmakers. "[Russia] needed to refuel in an area closer to the operation". "We have not given any military base to the Russians and they are not here to stay", Dehghan was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency late on Sunday. (more...)
'El Chapo' son freed a week after kidnapping
- August 23, 2016

ElBlogDelNarco released a video of the kidnapping at the La Leche restaurant, showing several men with automatic rifles running into the dining room of the restaurant, and the party of about a dozen people, a lot of them seated at a long table, ducking for cover. (more...)
Trump demands closure of Clinton Foundation
- August 23, 2016

The charitable foundation has been scrutinized throughout Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, but the organization has faced greater scrutiny since emails were newly uncovered showing a top Clinton Foundation donor seeking access to a top diplomat when Clinton was secretary of state. (more...)
Boyfriend of Sara Connor Admits To Hitting Slain Policeman: Lawyer Boyfriend of Sara Connor Admits To Hitting Slain Policeman: Lawyer
- August 23, 2016

Sarah Connor and David Taylor were arrested as they were seeking protection at the Australian Consulate in Denpasar , Bali's capital, two days after the killing of the traffic police officer, 2nd Assoc. A motorbike taxi driver whom police called back to the scene on Saturday night told them a woman with blood on her clothes had asked to be taken to a police station but he refused. (more...)
Cops: Missing professor pushed to his death at quarry Cops: Missing professor pushed to his death at quarry
- August 23, 2016

The New York Daily News reports that Rockview State police found Ronald Bettig's body last Wednesday, and Danelle Geier and George Ishler were taken into custody as suspects. The two told police Bettig went missing after the three of them returned from a trip to Rehoboth Beach , Delaware . Authorities discovered Bettig's body two days later. (more...)
Union head says Chicago officers' due process being violated Union head says Chicago officers' due process being violated
- August 23, 2016

Each officer will have their right to due process. What did they write that puts them in that category? Chicago Police Department Chief of Patrols Eddie Johnson speaks at a press conference. McNaughton was the official who confirmed a ruling that the McDonald shooting was justified. He found that Van Dyke's use of force was proper. McDonald's autopsy revealed that Van Dyke shot him 16 times, including two bullets in the back, seven in his arms, two in his right leg, once on each ... (more...)
Bodycam, dashcam part of Louisiana police shooting review Bodycam, dashcam part of Louisiana police shooting review
- August 23, 2016

At 8:30 p.m., the other two suspects remained at large. The State Trooper was struck in the arm during this exchange. Mr Girard said the suspects then ran through the back gardens of homes on the block and had another gun battle with officers further up the street. (more...)
North Carolina Cops Shoot And Kill Deaf, Unarmed Driver For Speeding
- August 23, 2016

However, the auto didn't pull over for the trooper, resulting in a brief pursuit. After a brief pursuit the suspect got out of his vehicle and a confrontation took place with officers, during which a trooper fired a shot, police said. Family members plan to set up a foundation in Daniel Kevin Harris " name to " educate and provide law enforcement [with] proper training on how to confront deaf people '. (more...)
Weather service confirms early morning Massachusetts tornado
- August 23, 2016

Saturday, a preliminary statement from the National Weather Service said Sunday. National Weather Service survey teams have confirmed tornado damage did occur in Van Buren, Allegan, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia and Montcalm Counties. An EF1 tornado is categorized as having wind speeds of between 86 to 110 miles per hour. As of 1 p.m. Monday, power had been restored to 500 people, leaving about 500 more still without power, according to local officials. (more...)
Thousands expected to take part in Port Huron Float Down
- August 23, 2016

Rescuers included representatives of the Ontario Provincial Police, RCMP, Lambton EMS, Canadian Red Cross, and fire personnel from various plants that border the St. Scott Clarke said. "We had to pull a lot of people out of the water and say 'no, '" Garapick said. “There were long waits and long lines. The US Coast Guard has attempted to work with Port Huron officials to sanction the event, but no sponsors have taken responsibility for the annual float, according to US Coast Guard Lt Ben ... (more...)
Minnesota man jailed in death of co-worker's 5-year-old girl
- August 23, 2016

Zachary Todd Anderson, of Monticello, is now being held in the Cass County Jail in Walker awaiting charges later this week in connection with the death of Alayna Ertl. Authorities say the suspect did not try to flee, was not armed and did not resist arrest. Authorities had information that Anderson may have been in Todd County about 6:30 a.m. (more...)
AG: Ex-Milwaukee officers investigate fatal police shooting AG: Ex-Milwaukee officers investigate fatal police shooting
- August 23, 2016

Attorney General Brad Schimel said he doesn't see a conflict in using former Milwaukee officers in the investigation into the August 13 shooting of Sylville K. He said releasing the videos now "will not answer all of your questions" and that it will be better viewed in context once all of the information is available. (more...)
Malaysia condemns bomb attack in Turkey Malaysia condemns bomb attack in Turkey
- August 23, 2016

The death toll rose to 54 after three more died in hospital in the early morning, the Dogan news agency reported. "Our border must be completely cleansed from Daesh", Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in televised remarks. The pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), said the wedding had been for one of its members . Distraught to revisit the scene of so much bloodshed, the couple were rushed back to the hospital for treatment, with the overwhelmed bride carried into the ward by ... (more...)
Arrests for range of offences at Ipswich-Norwich derby match Arrests for range of offences at Ipswich-Norwich derby match
- August 23, 2016

Chris Lowe and Jonathan Hogg, who claimed an injury-time victor in front of 20,001, sealed a third victory in four Championship outings. 'The performance was good enough but we didn't have that second goal in us'. Somebody asked me on TV, 'Did you do enough to win the game?' Well quite clearly we didn't win. "I live in a black and white world". And on the incident which saw Murphy go down midway through the second half, just as the Town striker looked to race clear from Timm Klose, ... (more...)
Louisiana governor: Donald Trump's visit 'helpful' Louisiana governor: Donald Trump's visit 'helpful'
- August 23, 2016

She played a clip from Former Louisiana Senator Mary Landrieu said that she was thankful that Trump visited. On Sunday he not only corrected the press, but he also praised Trump's visit as a positive development that " shined a spotlight " on the destruction in his state. (more...)
France to chase record handball gold after beating Germany France to chase record handball gold after beating Germany
- August 22, 2016

France were aiming for a third consecutive gold, but Mikkel Hansen top scored with eight goals as Denmark rose to the occasion in their first final to triumph 28-26 at Future Arena on Sunday. "We had everything to win, and nothing to lose, not like France ". "This means everything for Denmark". "Winning was what we imagined at the beginning of the match but at the end it was surprisingly close, that was not what we wanted", said Luka Karabatic of France . (more...)
Trump says GOP must improve its outreach to black voters
- August 22, 2016

Overall in July, Clinton raised $90 million for her campaign and Democratic partners, while Trump raised $80 million for the campaign and Republican groups. The sharp imbalance is driven in part by the real estate tycoon's belief that he does not need to pay for the usual campaign tools, relying instead on his social media reach and coverage of his raucous rallies. (more...)
Clinton Foundation health project still mulling foreign donations
- August 22, 2016

The former president also said Thursday that whether Hillary Clinton wins or loses, the Clinton Foundation would end the Clinton Global Initiative , an annual gathering of global leaders, philanthropists, donors and celebrities to discuss topics of worldwide concern. (more...)
Trump's campaign spending at half the rate of Clinton's
- August 22, 2016

The San Antonio-based company, which got its foothold designing websites for the Trump Organization in 2011, has emerged as one of his campaign's biggest vendors, taking in $12.5 million so far. Her campaign raised $52 million while his brought in $37 million for the month, including a $2 million contribution from Trump himself. Hedge fund billionaire Robert Mercer, who contributed $2 million to a pro-Trump super political action committee in July, is an investor in Cambridge. (more...)
US Military Comes Under Attack from Syrian Regime Airstrikes
- August 22, 2016

The report said the regime of calm includes a cessation of battles, evacuation of wounded people, return to the previous lines of both parties, and the start of negotiations. The government has not commented on the fighting. Around two-thirds of Hasakeh is controlled by Kurdish forces, but the rest is in the hands of pro-government militia. (more...)
New Season Has A Connection With Its New Season Has A Connection With Its
- August 22, 2016

We're very much intrigued by the new season, and we can not wait for it to start, but we just hope it lives up to all the hype that has been drummed up. On that note, enter the latest AHS season 6 trailer, which reminds us in signature creepy fashion that the Emmy-winning series may have many faces, but they're all attached to the same monster. (more...)

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