Saturday August 19-th, 2017

Ex-Blackwater guard to face new trial for shooting Ex-Blackwater guard to face new trial for shooting

They were each found guilty of manslaughter and firearms charges carrying mandatory 30-year terms. Slatten had been sentenced to life in prison. In deciding to give Slatten a retrial, the U.S. The guards claimed they were defending themselves afte...

Rahul Gandhi's Car Attacked By 'BJP Goons', Alleges Congress Rahul Gandhi's Car Attacked By 'BJP Goons', Alleges Congress

Some of the people gathered at the spot also raised slogans hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi . Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi's auto was attacked with stones while he was touring the flood-hit Banaskantha district of Gujarat on Friday....

Don't mess with Phil: Bullied Indiana boy gets biker escort to school Don't mess with Phil: Bullied Indiana boy gets biker escort to school

When a local mechanic heard about it, he decided enough was enough. Admitting that he been bullied so much that he felt worthless and called himself stupid, Phil Mick was joined by dozens of motorcyclists on Tuesday (1 August) on his first day of six...

Iowa to have sales tax holiday on August 4 and 5 Iowa to have sales tax holiday on August 4 and 5

Backpacks priced less than $100 sold for use by elementary and secondary students are exempt during the sales tax holiday. "Each year, shoppers show up in record numbers and provide a tremendous economic boost overall to retailers' sales numbers whil...

The Secret Service is Sick of Getting Hosed by Donald Trump The Secret Service is Sick of Getting Hosed by Donald Trump

Details of the dispute were unclear. The situation appears unlikely to change, however, as a Trump Organization spokeswoman on Thursday said the government should look for another location. But experts reveal the lack of post is a security issue,...

Forecast: Still Warm And Humid Into The Weekend Forecast: Still Warm And Humid Into The Weekend

The airmass will be warm & humid across the area Sunday , and showers and storms will be likely especially in the afternoon. A few showers or storms could linger through the night, and perhaps into very early Tuesday , but the second half of the da...

Mueller enlists grand jury in Russian Federation probe, reports say Mueller enlists grand jury in Russian Federation probe, reports say

Ty Cobb , an attorney for the President, said the White House will fully cooperate with Mueller and that it "favors anything that accelerates the conclusion of his work fairly". "It is really very much standard operating procedure", he said, adding...

Australian terrorist plot: Bid to smuggle bomb through airport thwarted at check Australian terrorist plot: Bid to smuggle bomb through airport thwarted at check

The increased security presence was ordered after counter-terrorism agencies arrested four men in Sydney on Saturday over allegedly Islamist-inspired plans to either blow up or somehow release poison gas on board a flight bound for the Middle East....

U.S. hits 'dictator' Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote U.S. hits 'dictator' Maduro with sanctions over disputed Venezuela vote

Candidates were chosen from groups affiliated with the government of Nicolas Maduro and government supporters were given extra votes in their occupational areas. The news may support opposition charges that the results were inflated to add credibil...

State geared up to take on swine-flu State geared up to take on swine-flu

Bhubaneswar: The state government Wednesday expressed its preparedness to tackle the swine-flu situation even as one more person tested positive for seasonal influenza H1N1. "We are providing medical surveillance to homes and boarding houses of 25 s...

Democratic West Virginia governor to cross the aisle, become a Republican

But even as West Virginia has become a reliable Republican state in presidential elections and further down the ballot, a handful of Democrats have still been able to win office. "What we have is nothing more than bunch of political bull you-know-w...

LeT militant Abu Dujana's 'involvement' with women led security forces to him LeT militant Abu Dujana's 'involvement' with women led security forces to him

Before the encounter, he has managed to escape eight times in different operations by security forces. Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Abu Dujana had told the army before the encounter that he was surrounded by the Indian army, but that surrender wou...

Ohio State ranks 2nd in first Amway Coaches Poll of 2017 season Ohio State ranks 2nd in first Amway Coaches Poll of 2017 season

The Jackets' other five opponents are Jacksonville State, Central Florida, Wake Forest, Virginia, Duke. The Nittany Lions are ranked in the preseason coaches poll for the first time since the 2011 season and hold their highest preseason ranking sin...

Virginia man charged for holding woman, kids inside home for two years Virginia man charged for holding woman, kids inside home for two years

It is not thought the children had ever been to school, and all three had not been allowed to leave the house for two years. While they were talking to Moore, a woman and her two young children suddenly ran towards the officers from a side door...

Informed India about building activity in Doklam, says China Informed India about building activity in Doklam, says China

Bhutan had on June 29 stated that construction of the road in Doklam Plateau by Chinese PLA was a "direct violation" of its agreements with China to maintain peace and tranquillity in their border areas pending a final settlement of the boundary ...

Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks to voice The Lion King's Scar Chiwetel Ejiofor in talks to voice The Lion King's Scar

And, Disney isn't slowing down the live action resurgence of the 90's any time soon. Now, TheWrap has revealed the Chiwetel Ejiofor is in talks to voice the film's villain Scar . It's also worth noting that there were some rumors going aro...

Australian prime minister: Threat from plane plot is over Australian prime minister: Threat from plane plot is over

We've known for a while that President Trump berated Australia's prime minister on a January 28 phone call; The Washington Post reported on it back then . No, I know, they come from certain regions. John McCain called Turnbull later to reiterate t...

Qatar to offer permanent residency to some foreigners Qatar to offer permanent residency to some foreigners

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and UAE stated earlier that they would allow Qatari airplanes to use their air corridors in emergencies. Demands by the Saudi-led bloc include termination of regional news giant Al-Jazeera, the downgrading of Iran ties ...

Mark Zuckerberg Hires Hillary Clinton's Top Strategist Mark Zuckerberg Hires Hillary Clinton's Top Strategist

Benenson Strategy Group was hired to do research for the couple's charity organization, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative , which is funded by Facebook . Bush's 2004 reelection campaign, is also on the charity's board. Though he hasn't announced any...

New movies this week: 'The Dark Tower' New movies this week: 'The Dark Tower'

In the books, there are many subplots, but the main one focuses on Roland Deschain and his battles against the Man in Black, which is what the movie followed. Although Elba ("The Wire", "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom") is extremely talented, he, like...

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