• Hudson's Bay Company Removes Jefferson Davis Plaque
Hudson's Bay Company Removes Jefferson Davis Plaque

The deadly weekend violence in Charlottesville, Virginia has renewed the push to remove the Jefferson Davis statue from state Capitol rotunda. The plaque has hung on the wall since 1957 and was donated by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, a USA organization dedicated to preserving American Confederate history.

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  • Scottish parliament says 'brute-force' cyber-attack ongoing, has not breached defences
Scottish parliament says 'brute-force' cyber-attack ongoing, has not breached defences

Britain's last major cyber attack was the "WannaCry" ransomware attack, which infected hundreds of thousands of computers in May and caused disruptions in more than 150 countries. In his email message, which was reported by the BBC , Mr Grice said that new password management and security services would soon come in place around Holyrood, and th...

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  • Donald Trump 'under pressure to eject nationalist advisers from the White House'
Donald Trump 'under pressure to eject nationalist advisers from the White House'

Bannon, the former chief executive of Breitbart News , has been blamed for Trump's failure to condemn white nationalists, neo-Nazis, and similar hate groups immediately after the outbreak of violence in Charlottesville . "Can you and Steve Bannon still work together in this White House or not?" To pretend to denounce racist rhetoric and dispel ...

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  • South Africa debates immunity for Zimbabwe first lady
South Africa debates immunity for Zimbabwe first lady

Gabriella Engels said she was attacked while waiting to meet up with Chatunga, one of Mugabe's two adult sons, in the hotel in Johannesburg . However, given the potential for diplomatic fallout, South African prosecutors could yet decide not to prosecute if they thought the injuries were not too severe, he added.

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  • French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis
French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis

Donald Trump had been publicly prodding China for months to use its influence on Pyongyang, but this week the USA president pointed his verbal salvos directly at North Korea , warning of " fire and fury " if it endangered the United States .

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  • Men's Basketball: Gophers announce non-conference schedule
Men's Basketball: Gophers announce non-conference schedule

The conference season will resume on January 2, and conclude on Sunday, Feb. 25. The Big Ten schedule gets underway with all 14 teams playing one conference home and road game between December 1 and December 5. UW closes the regular season with four of its final five games at home, but it's by no means a cakewalk to the finish line. Eleven oppo...

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  • KGNS getting ready to Clear the Shelters!
KGNS getting ready to Clear the Shelters!

The waived fees are made possible by the Jonard family who is sponsoring the event. Nate's will be making all its dogs and cats older than six months available for adoption. 20 as well. NBC10 is getting ready to Clear the Shelters in hopes of pets finding their forever homes. The Humane Society of the Flint Hills is a not-for-profit organizat...

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  • Commonwealth hails release of Zambia's main opposition leader
Commonwealth hails release of Zambia's main opposition leader

A "nolle prosequi" application is an entry in the court record to the effect that the plaintiff or prosecutor will not proceed. Sources say the charges against Mr Hichilema and five aides were dropped after a deal was negotiated by the Commonwealth.

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  • Neo-Nazi Christopher Cantwell cries like a baby at prospect of being arrested
Neo-Nazi Christopher Cantwell cries like a baby at prospect of being arrested

The protests began at 10 pm on Friday, 11 August, with demonstrators holding tiki torches and chanting slogans like " Jews will not replace us ", "Blood and Soil", "White Lives Matter", making their way through the University of Virginia campus.

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  • North Bengal remains cut off, floods toll touches 12
North Bengal remains cut off, floods toll touches 12

As per the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) report, Dhubri was the worst affected district where 7.79 lakh people have been hit by the deluge, followed by Morigaon (3.83 lakh people). He also called Chief Minister Sonowal on August 13 and 14 and took a detailed account of the flood induced damages in the State and assured all help ...

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  • Cuomo seeks 'Charlottesville provisions' to bolster NY hate crimes law
Cuomo seeks 'Charlottesville provisions' to bolster NY hate crimes law

That law allows someone to be charged with a hate crime for offenses that specifically target victims based on their race, color, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation. The signing could not have come at a more poignant time, as Americans of good will, including the leaders and members of Agudath Israel,...

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  • Parl answerable for banning Tripura CM's speech: Dy. Assembly Speaker
Parl answerable for banning Tripura CM's speech: Dy. Assembly Speaker

Doordarshan in its letter stated that the Regional Unit properly covered public address to the Chief Minister. The party alleged the Doordarshan and All India Radio recorded his speech for the occasion but they subsequently informed Sarkar that the speech can not be carried as it is and asked him to "reshape" it.

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  • Helmet-Cam Caught Delhi Crash, 6 Lakh Bike, Young Rider Killed
Helmet-Cam Caught Delhi Crash, 6 Lakh Bike, Young Rider Killed

A police officer told NDTV: "These are expensive motorcycles". Just 30 minutes after the call, Mr. Bansal received a call informing him that his son had met with an accident ."I couldn't bear to see his body", said Ms. It hit the wall of Lady Irwin College. In an unfortunate incident, a 24-year-old youth identified as Himanshu was killed in a ...

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  • Gunmen Attack Restaurant In Burkina Faso, Kill At Least 18
Gunmen Attack Restaurant In Burkina Faso, Kill At Least 18

Chen, who on Facebook went by her married name, Tammy Chen Fenaiche, married in July and was expecting her first child - a boy - her grandmother, Doris MacKay, told the Toronto Star. Some residents of Ghana's border town of Paga, in the Kassena-Nankana West District of the Upper East Region, say they are now living in fear, following a terrorist at...

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  • Iraq Oil Minister: Establishment of Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council a Significant Step
Iraq Oil Minister: Establishment of Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council a Significant Step

Sadr has been a vicious sectarian, and has an very bad lot of blood on his hands, but if the Saudis and the UAE can meet with one of the worlds most infamous Shi'a clerics, perhaps Sadr may be willing to become a more "normal" political figure in Iraq.

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  • North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All
North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam, After All

Last week the reports gave the impression that the plans would be put into action more or less immediately on being completed, and a launch was expected mid-week this week. and North Korea could still avoid a conflict . He added South Korea would "block war by all means". Reacting to the threat, the President said, "We're going to do a gre...

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  • China, Nepal agree to boost pragmatic cooperation, friendly ties
China, Nepal agree to boost pragmatic cooperation, friendly ties

Wang Yang pledged that China will work together with Nepal to implement the important consensus reached between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Nepalese leaders, maintain close high-level contacts and strengthen political mutual trust. Hussain said Pakistan will continue to firmly support China on issues concerning China's core interests, and en...

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  • Trump's strategy against North Korea has more holes than a sieve
Trump's strategy against North Korea has more holes than a sieve

New United Nations sanctions condemning the North's rapidly developing nuclear programme drew fresh anger and threats from Pyongyang. "At present, relevant parties should exercise restraint and avoid words and actions that would escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula", Xi said, according to the statement .

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  • Pakistan PM blames India for deadlocks in ties
Pakistan PM blames India for deadlocks in ties

Priti Patel met with India prime minister Narendra Modi earlier this year. On fifteenth August 1947, India accomplished her fight for freedom from the British rule and turned into a democratic country. On this Independence Day , I extend my heartiest congratulations to Indian Army , Para-Military Forces and all other concerned for their ser...

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  • India's Freedom Run in London Marks a Spirit of Inclusion and Embrace
India's Freedom Run in London Marks a Spirit of Inclusion and Embrace

A Pakistani vendor paints the color of the Pakistani flag on a girl's face celebrating the 70th Independence Day in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. On the occasion of Pakistan's 70th Independence Day , PM Abbasi said Pakistan desires to have positive and constructive relations with all countries of the world.

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