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Police find over $1 million worth of marijuana plants at day care Police find over $1 million worth of marijuana plants at day care
- September 07, 2016

And about 600 of them, to be exact. A day care in CT is shut down after police found more than a million dollars worth of marijuana growing in the backyard. Police say they found marjiuana plants at a day care facility. City housing inspectors immediately shut down the day care and revoked its license. (more...)
Brock Turner released after 3 months in jail for Stanford sex assault
- September 05, 2016

Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith told reporters Turner "should be in prison right now, but he's not in our custody". He later emerged from the sport utility vehicle in a hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses, which he wore as television cameras followed him and his parents inside the lobby of a Palo Alto hotel. (more...)
BYU student kidnapped in 2004 now teaching in North Korea BYU student kidnapped in 2004 now teaching in North Korea
- September 03, 2016

David Sneddon was 24 when he went missing while hiking in the Yunnan Province of China. As David's body was never recovered, the official Chinese report never sat very well with the Sneddons, explained the Independent . David was most likely kidnapped for his knowledge of English as a native speaker and his fluent Korean, which he developed while working in South Korea. (more...)
US Jets Scrambled to Protect American Forces from Syrian Airstrikes US Jets Scrambled to Protect American Forces from Syrian Airstrikes
- September 01, 2016

U.S. aircrews were "scrambled" - quickly launched from a state of readiness- to defend some special forces soldiers that were in the area, but did not have to engage in combat because the Syrian planes turned and left as they arrived. Thousands of civilians in the city, which is a mix of Arabs and Kurds, including members of the Christian community, have fled to villages in the countryside as the fighting intensified, residents said. (more...)
Hustings in Glasgow: your views on Corbyn vs Smith
- September 01, 2016

And in it, she claims the Labour leadership candidate "wasn't there" during the hard work to keep Britain's steel industry alive. In remarks reported by the Press Association , Corbyn told volunteers at a phonebank in Walthamstow on Monday: "We had a message yesterday from Bernie Sanders, saying that they condemned him because he wasn't electable". (more...)
Trump's immigration pivot a buzz kill for Coulter's book tour Trump's immigration pivot a buzz kill for Coulter's book tour
- August 30, 2016

He won the GOP primaries on the strength of an aggressive immigration policy, calling for the immediate deportation of the estimated 11 million people in the USA illegally and construction of a Mexican border wall. Marco Rubio and the Gang of Eight - "to support some form of amnesty for illegal immigrants", but it failed. You know, what Jeb Bush was advocating when he was running for president. (more...)
US will meet target of 10000 Syrian refugees today
- August 30, 2016

The US ambassador to Jordan, Alice Wells, Sunday described the resettlement numbers as "a floor, not a ceiling". Nadim Fawzi Jouriyeh, 49, and his wife Rajaa Abdo Altaleb, 42, sit with their children, from left, Hanan, 13, Farouq, 8, and Hamzeh, 12. (more...)
[ 26th August 2016 ] Judge rejects prosecutor request to appeal Pistorius sentence World [ 26th August 2016 ] Judge rejects prosecutor request to appeal Pistorius sentence World
- August 27, 2016

But prosecutor Nel said in court Friday that Steenkamp had suffered a "horrendous death" and that Pistorius had never offered an acceptable explanation for having fired four shots through the toilet door. The State lost it's appeal after challenging a ruling by Judge Masipa agains. "It is shocking to think that a sentence of six year, from a starting point of 15 years, is appropriate". (more...)
North Korea says it can nuke U.S. mainland North Korea says it can nuke U.S. mainland
- August 27, 2016

The timing of the celebration of Songun with a new ballistic missile test proved a worthy propaganda point for the North Korean government. State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said in a statement that the US strongly condemned the launch and called on North Korea to "refrain from actions and rhetoric that further raise tensions in the region". (more...)
After violence, more MQM offices sealed in Pakistan After violence, more MQM offices sealed in Pakistan
- August 26, 2016

In a new audio clip, Hussain who was addressing an event in the United States via telephone from London said, "If the U.S. and Israel help, I will go myself to fight Daesh (an acronym for Islamic State group), Al-Qaeda, Taliban and the Inter- Services Intelligence and Pakistan Army who created them". (more...)
India's future incomplete without peaceful Kashmir: Rajnath India's future incomplete without peaceful Kashmir: Rajnath
- August 26, 2016

He also said that he wanted to see "books in the hands of the children of Kashmir, not stones". Modi and Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to apprise them about the ground situation in Kashmir. "We are all anxious because of the 48 days of turmoil", she added. # Rest of India's future is incomplete without Kashmir: HM Rajnath Singh. The Home Minister said that forces have been asked to maintain maximum restraint and identify the elements trying to create unrest. (more...)
Obama Tours Flood-Ravaged Louisiana Amid Criticism
- August 24, 2016

Obama is expected to meet with family members of police officers killed in last month's Baton Rouge attack, a source with knowledge of the President's schedule told CNN . The timing, coming amid a heated presidential campaign, drew criticism from some local officials and Republicans political opponents, including GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump. (more...)
Pakistan seals offices of ethnic party accused of violence
- August 24, 2016

The violence was kicked off by comments from MQM's leader-in-exile, Altaf Hussain, who faces murder and money-laundering charges and has been subject to countless death threats. Its supporters have staged violent protests and clashed with political rivals and police in the past. Soon after his speech, a group of protesters, allegedly belonging to the MQM, attacked a private TV station in the southern Karachi city, leaving one person dead and several injured. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition probes deadly strike on Yemen hospital
- August 21, 2016

Doctors Without Borders , which operates in conflict zones around the world, has had a number of its facilities attacked over the past year. MSF Director General Joan Tubau called on the Saudi coalition and its supporters to take steps to better protect civilians. (more...)
Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's campaign manager resigns
- August 20, 2016

Trump to stop his attacks on fellow Republicans and to appeal to a wider audience than those who backed him in the primaries. Paul Manafort's resignation is a clear admission that the disturbing connections between Donald Trump's team and pro-Kremlin elements in Russian Federation and Ukraine are untenable. (more...)
Germany in the Olympic final after 2-0 victory over Nigeria
- August 19, 2016

They face hosts Brazil in the gold medal match. A member of the British Olympic team has been held up at gunpoint during a night out in Rio de Janeiro , according to a report in the Guardian . Germany faces Sweden on Friday at the iconic Maracana Stadium, with both making their debuts in the title match. Olympic champion Ezekiel Kemboi of Kenya, who finished third in the 3,000 metres steeplechase final, was disqualified after the judges found he had stepped out of his lane. (more...)
FBI to send Clinton investigative report to Congress FBI to send Clinton investigative report to Congress
- August 17, 2016

The FBI provided the House Oversight Committee with documents relating to the FBI investigation into Clinton's email on Tuesday, and committee officials are reviewing the information. However, all material would not be released publicly and would be presented to the lawmakers as classified information. The lawmakers previously requested that Phillips investigate Clinton's statements. (more...)
Zambia arrests 133 protesters after disputed poll results Zambia arrests 133 protesters after disputed poll results
- August 17, 2016

The opposition party quickly rejected that result, saying the electoral commission had colluded to rig the result in favour of Lungu. Zambian President Edgar Lungu has been narrowly re-elected according to official results published on Monday. (more...)
Corsican Town Becomes Third in France to Ban the 'Burkini'
- August 16, 2016

Four people were hospitalised - a boy and his father, who was stabbed with a harpoon, and two of the north African men. Prosecutors in nearby Bastia said an inquiry had been opened to determine the cause of the weekend violence. Several incidents in connection with the Muslim community have occurred recently in Corsica . Last Christmas Day a mob ransacked a Muslim prayer hall and set fire to copies of the Koran in the Corsican capital Ajaccio after an assault on firefighters that ... (more...)
Happy Independence Day 2016 Images, Wallpaper, Pictures, Photos (HD) Happy Independence Day 2016 Images, Wallpaper, Pictures, Photos (HD)
- August 16, 2016

What's more, And now we are planning to post some slogans, thoughts, poems, shayaris etc and so on for independence day with the goal that you could appreciate ur independence day in schools, colleges. That means you can set these images as your Facebook or WhatsApp profile picture for a day. But sometimes, on days and occasions such as this, a lot is forgotten and the whole nation comes together to celebrate India. (more...)