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10-year-old rape victim delivers baby

10-year-old rape victim delivers baby Given the complexities of the case and the tender age of the minor, it was decided not to reveal to the girl that she had delivered a baby, sources said, adding that all that she was been informed is that she would be operated for stones in the stomach. [Full Article...]

Sierra Leone global Khalifa Jabbie makes mudslide donation

Sierra Leone global Khalifa Jabbie makes mudslide donation Whole houses were buried, and roads became rivers, when a hillside collapsed in Regent, a mountainous town 15 miles east of Freetown , in the early hours of Monday, after a night of heavy rain. We have been in contact with the Start Network and other Start agencies in Sierra Leone to assess what rapid funding is available and to coordinate our response. [Full Article...]

US Rep Gwen Moore calls to remove President Donald Trump from office

US Rep Gwen Moore calls to remove President Donald Trump from office Moore, who is starring in his own one-man Broadway show, The Terms Of My Surrender , rallied his audience after Tuesday's performance and urged them to join him in protesting Trump and honouring Heather Heyer , the 32-year-old woman who was killed at the rally in Charlottesville when a auto plowed into a sidewalk full of counter-protesters. [Full Article...]

As North Korea Holds Onto Launch Plans, South Korea Pushes for Diplomacy

As North Korea Holds Onto Launch Plans, South Korea Pushes for Diplomacy But the celebrations also serve to underline that, since 1953, the country has been split into North and South because of the civil war started by the North, a reality much lamented in the South. Forces Korea, said the exercises would go ahead as planned, starting August 21. "There must be no more war on the Korean peninsula". Dunford is visiting South Korea, Japan and China this week. [Full Article...]

Virginia State Police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville, witnesses say

Virginia State Police helicopter crashes near Charlottesville, witnesses say Bates' immediate family lives in Knoxville. Shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday, a Virginia State Police helicopter crashed into a wooded area. "The Bell 407 helicopter was assisting public safety resources with the ongoing situation in Charlottesville." Cullen, 48, lived in the Midlothian area of Chesterfield County; Bates, 40, lived in Quinton in New Kent County. [Full Article...]

Hope Hicks to Become New White House Communications Director

Hope Hicks to Become New White House Communications Director Bannon came on very late, you know that". "The tragic events of last weekend were an inevitable result of President Trump's willingness to harbor white nationalism within his administration", Pallone said in a statement. The former White House official insisted Trump was a compassionate person, a contention that drew booing from the studio audience, which led Colbert to implore, "Don't boo... [Full Article...]

Sierra Leone begin national mourning for hundreds killed in mudslides

Sierra Leone begin national mourning for hundreds killed in mudslides Some 100 rescuers, including around 30 foreigners as well as local officers and medical workers, were at the site conducting rescue work, backed by five excavators, Wang Bo, a staff member of China Railway Seventh Group who also took part in the rescue effort, told Xinhua Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Trump Signs Executive Order to Revoke Obama-Era Flood Risk Building Standards

Trump Signs Executive Order to Revoke Obama-Era Flood Risk Building Standards Speaking at Trump Tower in NY, he said the approval process for projects was "badly broken" and the nation's infrastructure was a "massive self-inflicted wound on our country". "I stand by my man - both of them", Chao reportedly said Tuesday. The president, speaking at a news conference at Trump Tower in NY, said it can cost hundreds of millions of dollars and 17 years to approve an ordinary... [Full Article...]

Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer's Mother: "I Always Encouraged Her to Be Strong"

Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer's Mother: Far-right activists flocked to Charlottesville for the rally while hundreds of anti-fascists turned up in a counter protest. Fields is reported to have targeted counter protesters by driving his Dodge Challenger into a crowd of bystanders on a pedestrian mall that left one dead and 19 injured, five critically. [Full Article...]

3 killed at race track were known gang members

3 killed at race track were known gang members According to scanner traffic, three people were shot at point blank range and two victims were transported to the hospital. All three victims were from IL and at least two were from Aurora, Ill., said Beth, who spoke to distraught friends of the victims. [Full Article...]

Trump's probe on China intellectual property theft could spur change

Trump's probe on China intellectual property theft could spur change China has announced it will cut off imports of North Korean coal , iron ore and other key goods in three weeks under United Nations sanctions imposed over the North's nuclear program. The Commerce Ministry announced a ban on imports of iron ore, iron, lead and coal from North Korea effective Tuesday - although China will continue to clear goods that have already arrived in port until September 5. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Gert develops in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Gert develops in the Atlantic The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has upgraded "Tropical Depression 8" to Tropical Storm (TS) Gert in the Atlantic Ocean. This, along with a persistent ridge of high pressure east of the system in the Atlantic, will help to steer the storm away from the American east coast and then out toward open water. [Full Article...]

$393M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold in IL

$393M Winning Mega Millions Ticket Sold in IL At least one person in IL is waking Saturday up a Mega Millions jackpot victor. It will also let you know when you win with those physical tickets you bought. It's the first jackpot victor in Mega Millions since April 28. In that drawing, David Trapp won $61 million in California . The Powerball jackpot is still growing, and will be drawn on Saturday, August 11th. [Full Article...]

Maduro speaks before the new constituent assembly

Maduro speaks before the new constituent assembly The Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Arreaza has summoned the ambassadors of the countries that took part in a meeting in Lima. He also said he would challenge the sanctions in a USA court. The senators said sanctions on shipments of Venezuelan oil to the United States could also increase the likelihood of a disorderly default by Venezuela, given the oil business is its main source o... [Full Article...]

No Winners in Tuesday Night's Mega Millions Drawing

No Winners in Tuesday Night's Mega Millions Drawing A player must match all six numbers to win the jackpot. The Powerball has now reached its 14th highest jackpot at $356 million. There's no disputing Americans love buying lottery tickets. Royer said if he won, he would donate some of the money for afterschool programs for kids, and help friends and family. Prizes are based on annuity options, paid over 29 years. [Full Article...]

Giant inflatable chicken resembling President Trump set up near White House

Giant inflatable chicken resembling President Trump set up near White House A Trump chicken was previously used to mark the Year of the Rooster in China. Kelly went on to tell his team of Trump staffers to put aside egos and personal squabbles and stop leaking information from the White House, Time reports . [Full Article...]

Irritated McConnell slaps Trump for 'excessive expectations'

Irritated McConnell slaps Trump for 'excessive expectations' The Senate majority leader criticized the president during a Rotary Club dinner in Kentucky on Monday, complaining that his lack of political experience has led "excessive expectations" of what Congress can do. Congress has a full to-do list when lawmakers return from their recess in September, with must-pass bills to raise the debt ceiling and continue funding the government. [Full Article...]

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo

Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo That includes not firing them for politely expressing ideas but rather arguing back", Assange tweeted. While it's true the U.S. Constitution grants Damore the right to express himself, the First Amendment protects citizens' free speech rights from being restricted by the government , not employers. [Full Article...]

Where to see the rare total solar eclipse 2017 in Lancaster County

City leaders in the path of the upcoming eclipse probably worry about it. Visit NASA.gov to learn how to make one. Solar eclipses don't last long, but the sudden moments of darkness still change what we experience here on Earth - from subtle weather effects to bigger ones in a power grid that's taking more and more advantage of sunlight. [Full Article...]

Florida mother charged with murder was headed to Buffalo

Florida mother charged with murder was headed to Buffalo The crime scene was processed and foul play is suspected in the child's death. Troopers found Newsome and her daughter's body 150 yards away from the roadway. They said they sat frozen as she dragged the body over an embankment and into the woods. Officials said detectives from the Jacksonville, Florida Sheriff's Department and the West Virginia State Police Department-Marlinton Detachment wil... [Full Article...]


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