Nice suspends burqini ban in defiance of France's high court

03 Sep, 2016

Nice is the latest resort along the Riviera to have its prohibition on the beachwear overturned after the Conseil d'Etat suspended a similar ban in Villeneuve-Loubet. Mayors have backed multiple reasons for the introduction of the ban , including security after a string of Islamic extremist attacks, risk to public order, and France's strict rules on secularism in public life.


Judge Blocks Guidance On Transgender Rights

03 Sep, 2016

Over the past few months, Paxton has continued to deal with his looming court case, while also popping up in several stories that might have destroyed a politician's career, and has emerged essentially unscathed. Holcomb, a resident of San Jacinto County, said that after he filed a complaint with Paxton's office, Waller County sued in an attempt to bully him.


Florida braces for 'life-threatening' Tropical Storm Hermine

03 Sep, 2016

A hurricane warning was in effect for Florida's Big Bend from the Suwannee River to Mexico Beach. While it isn't expected to make landfall on any Hawaiian island, the Big Island and Maui County were under tropical storm warnings. "By declaring a state of emergency in advance of this storm, we are ensuring that state, regional and local agencies can work together to meet the needs of our communities".


Moscow hopes Putin and Obama will meet on the G20 summit sidelines

02 Sep, 2016

The eleven teenage boys travelled to Moscow to visit the Kremlin, the official residence of Putin, last week, where they shook hands with the Russian leader and sat around a table with him during an hour-long audience. "They didn't tell anyone they were going". "I know the boys through friends, who showed me the pictures on social media". In a statement, Eton College told the Telegraph: "This was a private visit by a small group of boys organised entirely at their own initiative and ...


Jeremy Corbyn launches Labour digital manifesto

02 Sep, 2016

Walthamstow Constituency Labour Party will host the MP at its rally in support of party leader Jeremy Corbyn. "Nevertheless, Team Corbyn will be pleased by the security afforded by the double digit lead they are now sitting on", concluded YouGov.


French government wants EU to stop trade talks with US

02 Sep, 2016

Mr Hollande said: "These discussions can not result in an agreement by the end of the year". In a speech Tuesday, Hollande said "multiple, contradictory interventions carry the risk of a general inflammation" of the fighting that has devastated the country.


US commander slams Iran for provocative moves in Gulf

01 Sep, 2016

Yet with their words and actions, the Iranians are making it clear that they have no intention of engaging in any sort of détente with the nation they perceive as the "Great Satan". The boats veered off after the Nitze fired flares. The US defense official said that in Tuesday's incident the USS Nitze tried to communicate with the Iranian vessels 12 times, but received no response .


Rio court releases jailed IOC executive, bans him from leaving Brazil

31 Aug, 2016

Mr Hickey was arrested on August 17 at his hotel room in the Barra de Tijuca district of Rio, in relation to the illegal reselling of Olympic tickets for the Rio games. Last week his family issued a statement saying they were concerned about the manner of his arrest and its effects on his heart condition. She has said the problems resulted from a lack of leadership and transparency.


Islamic State's Official Spokesman Abu Muhammad Al Adnani 'Killed' In Aleppo

31 Aug, 2016

Adnani was originally from the western Syrian province of Idlib and joined the jihadist movement in Iraq where he served now slain Al-Qaeda leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and held several positions. Al-Adnani was well known for ordering operatives to attack countries participating in the US-led coalition against ISIS. "The big man behind everything is Abu Muhammad al-Adnani", Sarfo told the New York Times earlier this summer.


Vladimir Putin accused of trespassing in West Palm Beach, really!

31 Aug, 2016

We're pretty sure Russia's Putin has never been arrested and charged with trespassing and resisting an officer. The manager at a West Palm Beach Publix called police on August 21 claiming a man was screaming at his employees. In addition to facing trespassing charges, Putin was arrested on charges of resisting arrest and obstructing an officer with violence, according to court records.


In Apple's Wake, Facebook's Tax Arrangements in Ireland Raise Questions

31 Aug, 2016

EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said an in-depth investigation found that Ireland's "selective treatment" of the multinational company allowed Apple to pay an effective corporate tax rate of 0.005 percent on its European profits in 2014, down from 1 percent in 2003.


Drones Allowed to Be Flown Commercially Starting Today

31 Aug, 2016

Doing any of those things will require a waiver. The FAA has a separate set of rules for those drone operators. "The economic impact of the rule is clear", Anthony Foxx, U.S. With the new regulations local business owner, Bob Kulp said he will use the drone on future roofing projects. DARTDrones LLC, a Woburn, Mass. -based training company, has seen a steep increase in interest in its training since the FAA unveiled its new regulations in June, Abby Speicher, chief executive officer of ...


Zika virus: Singapore confirms 41 locally-transmitted cases

30 Aug, 2016

In a statement , the health ministry said that it could not rule out further community transmission, since more of those tested positive also live or work in other parts of Singapore . SINGAPORE clinics reported more Zika infections yesterday, bringing the total of suspected cases to 50. Work at the site has been halted. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahya said similar health screening are also being made at airport terminals in the country which hosts direct flights ...


Vehicle bombing kills 18 in southern Yemen

30 Aug, 2016

About 100 people were killed or wounded on Monday, al-Khader Laswar, director of the health office in Aden , said by phone. Earlier this month, a suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a large group of army reinforcements sent from Aden to fight jihadists in neighboring Lahj, killing five soldiers, according to military officials.


Duterte wants to set aside ruling on South China Sea - for now

30 Aug, 2016

Marcos - made no reference to anything related to Mr. Marcos, amid protests that day against the planned burial now being contested before the Supreme Court. The country has more than 83,000 WWII and post-war veterans and their spouses. CHINA There was no reference to the Chinese connection in illegal drugs in Mr.


NFL GMs Are Laughing at Chargers Over Bosa Contract Fiasco

30 Aug, 2016

After such a lengthy and dramatic holdout, expectations have never been higher for a Chargers first round draft pick. This story will be updated later today with quotes from the Chargers and Bosa. The reasons Joey Bosa haven't signed boil down to the timing of his payouts, and a couple of million dollars that won't even come into play unless they cut him in 2019 and someone else signs him.


Pyongyang slams defector as criminal and 'human scum'

29 Aug, 2016

North Korea has typically referred to its defectors as "scum" or "traitors", often accusing South Korea's intelligence agency of kidnapping them. During his stint in London, a large part of Thae's duties involved countering criticism of North Korea's human rights record and other negative media coverage.


Troops Kill 2 Boko Haram Commanders, Others

29 Aug, 2016

Boko Haram would later pledge allegiance to the Islamic State - becoming the self-proclaimed caliphate's West Africa province. It said lack of adequate information stopped either sides from addressing the issue. Under Nigeria's last president, Goodluck Jonathan, the United States had blocked arms sales and ended training of Nigerian troops partly over human rights concerns such as treatment of captured insurgents.


Paul Manafort steps down as Trump's campaign chief

29 Aug, 2016

Trump hired two new top campaign officials, widely seen as a demotion for Manafort . " 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".


Burkini clash sets tone for France's presidential campaign

29 Aug, 2016

But on Friday, the highest administrative court in France said the burkini ban in Villeneuve-Loubet, one of the towns that has banned it, "seriously and clearly illegally breached fundamental freedoms". Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French president, on Thursday called for a full ban, as he warned that immigrants, minorities and the Left were threatening to destroy French identity.


Rosberg wins but Hamilton fights back

29 Aug, 2016

In fact Hamilton did so well he could have managed to make it a Mercedes one-two, but Daniel Ricciardo in the Red Bull managed to fend him off to secure second, with Hamilton having to settle for third. Within the next minute the race would change completely as Renault driver Kevin Magnussen lost control on the high speed Raidillon section, flying backwards into the tyre wall at the top of the hill.


Hospitality boss held in Rio ticket touting probe 'set to be released'

29 Aug, 2016

Irishman Kevin Mallon was arrested in Brazil earlier this month with police saying that more than 700 tickets, organised in envelopes and marked for sale, were found in a safe with him. Patrick Hickey remains in Bangu jail - he is expected to be released on bail later this week. "Meanwhile, THG is proving full support to Keven and his family and will continue to seek to ensure their privacy at this hard time".


Syrian government and Islamic State 'used chemical weapons'

27 Aug, 2016

Syrian President Bashar Assad likely held on to a few of his chemical weapons, despite assurances by the US officials that he gave them all up to Russian Federation. In the report, Jim said that between December 2015 and August 2016 it received more than 130 new allegations from United Nations member states of the use of chemical weapons or toxic chemicals as weapons in Syria.


American University of Afghanistan Attack: 13 Killed in Kabul

27 Aug, 2016

It began when one assailant detonated a vehicle bomb outside of the university, which was founded in 2006, during evening classes. Two attackers were also shot dead by security forces almost 10 hours after the assault began with an explosion on Wednesday evening.


Clinton to black voters on Trump: You have 'everything' to lose

27 Aug, 2016

CNN's Anderson Cooper asked Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway about the 11 million undocumented immigrants already here and she replied, "We need to find the mechanism that works and that is fair". Trump.' I have it all the time! "It's the oldest play in the Democratic playbook", he said . "It's a exhausted, disgusting argument, and it's so totally predictable".


Drug task force officer shot, killed in Tennessee; suspect in custody

27 Aug, 2016

Other officers had responded earlier in the day to a domestic violence call, but did not have enough probable cause to take someone into custody, Berrong said. The officer was rushed to the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville but could not be saved. He has three small children. Maryville Police Chief Tony Crisp said the officer responded with a sheriff's deputy to a domestic disturbance off Alcoa Trail Road.


Iran parliament pushes back on military for Russian base use

26 Aug, 2016

Iran on Monday annulled permission for Russian planes to fly bombing runs into Syria from an Iranian base, only a week after having granted such extraordinary access, saying that the Kremlin had been unacceptably public and arrogant about the privilege.


Turkey: US says Syria Kurds are pulling back in north Syria

26 Aug, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden, who flew into Ankara hours after the offensive on Wednesday, warned that the Syrian Kurdish forces will lose US support unless they retreat east of the Euphrates. Part of the Syria Democratic Forces that took over Manbij have moved back east but the bulk of the Kurdish forces remain in the town, Rami Abdurrahman, head of the United Kingdom -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said by phone, citing an SDF commander he didn't identify.


Networks Silent on Clinton Aide's Ties to Radical Muslim Journal

26 Aug, 2016

Many of the articles published in the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs appear to directly contradict Clinton's pivotal arguments regarding women's role in the modern family, the of rights sexual minorities, and numerous other issues. Headlined "Women's Rights Are Islamic Rights", a 1996 article argues that single moms, working moms and gay couples with children should not be recognized as families.


New Zealand police rescue Czech woman a month after deadly trekking accident

26 Aug, 2016

She was found in the Department of Conservation warden's hut. The police inspector told journalists that the woman drew an "H" in the snow outside to signal she needed help. "It's very unusual for someone to be missing in the New Zealand bush for such a long period without it being reported", he added. "She was relieved, yesterday, to be rescued ".



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