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Colorado killings: Husband arrested after wife and two children found dead

Colorado killings: Husband arrested after wife and two children found dead Christopher Watts is accused of killing daughters Bella , four, Celeste , three, and his pregnant wife Shanann , 34, in their home in Frederick, Colorado, on Monday. 'I came home and it was like I walked into a ghost town. According to a June 2015 bankruptcy filing, Christopher Watts got a job six months earlier as an operator for Anadarko. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort is a 'good person' and his trial is 'very sad'

Paul Manafort is a 'good person' and his trial is 'very sad' The judge presiding over Paul Manafort's federal fraud and tax crime trial said on Friday that he travels with the protection of USA marshalls after receiving threats. Deliberations by the six women and six men in the jury were set to resume on Monday morning. The Federalist pointed out that that this isn't CNN's first time to try to intimidate people whose views don't match those of the n... [Full Article...]

VATICAN Sexual abuse "criminally and morally reprehensible", Pope is on victims' side

VATICAN Sexual abuse Pope Francis is on the side of victims of more than 300 "predator" priests in the U.S. accused of abusing children in one state, the Vatican says. "There are two words that can express the feelings faced with these terrible crimes: shame and sorrow", said the statement issued in the name of Greg Burke , the director of the Holy See press office. [Full Article...]

Qatar Gives Turkey Financial Lifeline; No End in Sight for Diplomatic Crisis

Qatar Gives Turkey Financial Lifeline; No End in Sight for Diplomatic Crisis A Turkish court once again rejected an appeal for Brunson's release on Wednesday. The US comments came after finance minister Berat Albayrak, Mr Erdogan's son-in-law, assured investors on Thursday that Turkey would emerge stronger from its currency crisis, insisting its banks were healthy and signalling it could ride out the dispute. [Full Article...]

Twitter has suspended Alex Jones for a week - here's why

Twitter has suspended Alex Jones for a week - here's why The video is no longer available on Twitter or Periscope, where Jones posted it. "We're going to hold Jones to the same standard we hold to every account, not taking one-off actions to make us feel good in the short term, and adding fuel to new conspiracy theories", Dorsey tweeted on August 7, after the other companies took action against Jones. [Full Article...]

Australian MPs condemn Fraser Anning for 'final solution' Muslim ban speech

Australian MPs condemn Fraser Anning for 'final solution' Muslim ban speech Anning, who represents Queensland for Katter's Australian Party, called for immigrant numbers to be slashed, and for a ban on Muslims , justifying his call by saying they had "consistently shown to be the least able to assimilate and integrate". [Full Article...]

Kerala toll reaches 91, massive rescue operation underway

Kerala toll reaches 91, massive rescue operation underway Muscat: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has set up an account to collect funds for relief efforts as the South Indian state reels from heavy flooding and rains. Many used social media to send rooftop distress calls, some with video. The rain and floods have destroyed and damaged hundreds of houses in the past week and caused significant losses to crops in the state known for its spic... [Full Article...]

Atal Bihari Vajpayee on life support system as his condition gets critical

Atal Bihari Vajpayee on life support system as his condition gets critical Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the ailing former leader on Wednesday evening. Before inaugurating the Metro, Vajpayee along with Advani had took the very first metro ride. Vajpayee also led India during its most recent war with Pakistan in 1999. But a year later, Vajpayee rode on the first bus to begin a new service from Delhi to the Pakistani city of Lahore in a rare trip by an Indi... [Full Article...]

Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear

Colorado father denied bail after wife and two daughters disappear Their father is accused of killing the girls and their mother, Shanann Watts , and is thought to have committed the murder at the family's residence, prosecutors said Thursday. Watts originally explained that they were just ... gone. Frankie Rzucek , who is identified on Shanann Watts' Facebook page as being her brother, posted overnight on his page saying he just wanted to know why. [Full Article...]

Won't Be Silenced By Trump, Says Ex-CIA Chief After Being Blacklisted

Won't Be Silenced By Trump, Says Ex-CIA Chief After Being Blacklisted Brennan, who was the Central Intelligence Agency director during the second White House term of former President Barack Obama from 2013 to 2017, said that Trump's claims that "no collusion" occurred between his 2016 presidential campaign and Russian Federation "are, in a word, hogwash ". [Full Article...]

Vermont’s Christine Hallquist becomes first openly transgender gubernatorial candidate

Vermont’s Christine Hallquist becomes first openly transgender gubernatorial candidate Vermont and three other states - Connecticut, Minnesota, and Wisconsin - were holding primaries Tuesday. She will face incumbent Gov. Phil Scott and stands to become the first openly trans governor in the country. "People are liking what they're hearing and that's what's really cool about Christine". Democratic US Rep. Peter Welch is also facing a primary challenge. [Full Article...]

Taliban Delegation Meets With Senior Uzbek Officials

Taliban Delegation Meets With Senior Uzbek Officials At Sanayi High School, where the day before there had been a large Afghan police check post, now there were a half-dozen Taliban fighters armed with rocket-propelled grenade launchers and AK-47s. While they had briefly overrun the small cities of Farah, earlier this year, and Kunduz twice, in 2015 and 2016, neither of those cities have the symbolic and military importance of Ghazni . [Full Article...]

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September The agreement between the two countries' unification ministers comes amid an ongoing nuclear stand-off between Washington and Pyongyang. Cho said he will listen to the North's views and firmly explain Seoul's position. Senior diplomatic sources told CNN last week that Pyongyang has continually rejected Washington's proposals on denuclearization, calling them "gangster-like". [Full Article...]

US ambassador urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal

US ambassador urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal Ambassador Woody Johnson cautioned there would be trade consequences for Britain, which he described as the closest US ally, unless it breaks with the European Union and follows Trump in re-imposing sanctions on Tehran. He added, "The President has been explicit: any businesses that put their commercial interests in Iran ahead of the global good will risk serious consequences for their trade with ... [Full Article...]

Iran's Khamenei bans holding direct talks with United States

Iran's Khamenei bans holding direct talks with United States That's proof it can't be trusted, said Ayatollah Ali Khamenei - addressing a gathering of thousands - and that it [the U.S.] never remained loyal to the promises it made. The central bank and the judiciary have blamed "enemies" for the fall of the currency and a rapid rise in the price of gold coins, and the judiciary has said more than 40 people including a former central bank deputy have bee... [Full Article...]

Vehicle crash outside UK Parliament a possible terror act, say police

Vehicle crash outside UK Parliament a possible terror act, say police Police said they were treating the incident as a terrorism-related and the driver, aged in his late 20s, was in custody at a south London police station. Security measures in the area were reinforced after the Westminster Bridge attack in March 2017. As parliament is in recess for the summer, most lawmakers weren't using the building on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

PM Modi hopes Imran Khan’s Pakistan will work for peace

PM Modi hopes Imran Khan’s Pakistan will work for peace It is pertinent to mention here that the PTI has nominated party chief Imran Khan as its candidate for the prime minister office. India also skipped the 2016 Saarc summit in Islamabad after a terrorist attack on an army garrison in Uri , Jammu and Kashmir, left 18 soldiers dead. [Full Article...]

Washington police out in force for far-right rally for Charlottesville

Washington police out in force for far-right rally for Charlottesville President Trump urges peace for all Americans one year after the deadly incidents in Charlottesville. Trump's tweet Saturday, his first public mention of the anniversary, did not label the event as a white supremacist rally or specify that it was a white rallygoer who rammed his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing one. [Full Article...]

White nationalists met with queer dance party for ‘Unite the Right’ rally

White nationalists met with queer dance party for ‘Unite the Right’ rally Charlottesville Mayor Nikuyah Walker said her community has "absolutely not" healed one year after the violence. "We want to claim our streets back, claim our public space back, claim our city back", Aheron said at the park. Some leading figures in the USA white nationalist movement have said they won't attend or have encouraged supporters to stay away. Meanwhile, more than 100 people ha... [Full Article...]

Two police officers among four killed in early morning shooting

Two police officers among four killed in early morning shooting The police urged people to stay inside and lock doors. Fredericton police say they will not be releasing the names of the shooting victims at this time. Police officers were initially called to the Brookside Drive shortly after 7 a.m. after receiving a report of shots fired in the area. There was basically three dead people laying there. [Full Article...]


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