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Author: 0 Barcelona Van Attackers Plotted Major Bombings, Suspect Tells Spanish Court

Four terror suspects are being interrogated in a Spanish court - a day after one of the men responsible for last week's attacks was shot dead by police. While Catalan police say the cell has been dismantled, investigators are trying to determine if it had logistical or other forms of support from other individuals.

World Media Video of Baltimore's Columbus Monument Vandalism Found on YouTube
Author: 0 Video of Baltimore's Columbus Monument Vandalism Found on YouTube

A second sign was taped to the monument of Columbus which said, "The future is economic and racial justice". A police spokesman said, "If the person is identified who is responsible for this, they will be prosecuted". " Baltimore's poverty is concentrated in African-American households, and these statues are just an extra slap in the face", the narrator adds. Vandals severely damaged the oldest Christopher Columbus monument in the United States on Sunday night in the name of protesting ...

World Media Sen. Flake not attending President Trump's rally in Phoenix
Author: 0 Sen. Flake not attending President Trump's rally in Phoenix

The battlefield: Arizona, specifically the state's Senate GOP primary in August 2018. Ward is not a friend of the GOP Establishment, she ran against John McCain in the 2016 Senate primary and lost decisively. The ad ends with dramatic music and a narrator stating, "Embarrassing behavior, unsafe ideas". Ms. Ward unsuccessfully challenged Mr. McCain in the last cycle's primary as well, claiming he wasn't conservative enough for Arizona.

World Media Nigerian children deployed as 'human bombs' since January
Author: 0 Nigerian children deployed as 'human bombs' since January

UNICEF spokeswoman Marixie Mercado says she has no explanation for the increase to 83 such " human bomb " children, two-thirds of them girls, compared to 19 total children past year. "We feel this is just the way Boko Haram terrorises women and children in the community", Milen Kidane, UNICEF's chief of child protection, said from Nigeria's capital, Abuja.

World Media Apostolic Nuncio: 'Cardinal Parolin to build bridges and dialogue in Russia'
Author: 0 Apostolic Nuncio: 'Cardinal Parolin to build bridges and dialogue in Russia'

Cardinal Pietro Parolin travelling to Russia for a state visit on 21-24 August out of a desire to "build bridges and increase mutual understanding and dialogue" and to "multiply opportunities of encounter" with the Russian Orthodox Church. "And the topic which highly concerns Europe, the conflicts on the continent, starting from the conflict in Ukraine and unresolved situations in the South Caucasus", Parolin said.

World Media George and Amal Clooney donate $1M to fight hate groups
Author: 0 George and Amal Clooney donate $1M to fight hate groups

Two Virginia state troopers who were checking the dissents were additionally murdered in a helicopter crash. The Hollywood star also took a rhetorical jab at President Trump over his assertion that "alt-left" agitators wielding baseball bats at the Charlottesville protests were also culpable for the deadly chaos.

World Media Tillerson Cites North Korea's 'Restraint' as a Step Toward Talks
Author: 0 Tillerson Cites North Korea's 'Restraint' as a Step Toward Talks

Last night, President Donald Trump spoke to the nation about his new strategy in Afghanistan . "The only way we can defeat an enemy that is as nimble and cagey as this enemy we have, is to be as cagey and tactical as they are and we've not been fighting that way", the secretary of state said .

World Media Dems slam Trump over 'empty promises' on border wall
Author: 0 Dems slam Trump over 'empty promises' on border wall

President Donald Trump on Tuesday will hold a campaign-style rally joined by thousands of supporters in Phoenix, Ariz., where protesters will also take to the streets. President Trump is greeting service members at a Marine Corps base in the 106-degree heat of Yuma, Arizona . It said Trump "backed down from his promise" and "pushed the burden onto American taxpayers".

World Media Terror suspect says cell planned bigger attack in Barcelona
Author: 0 Terror suspect says cell planned bigger attack in Barcelona

Two of the suspects told the court that Abdelbaki Es Satty, the imam in the small town in northeastern Spain where numerous group came from, was the instigator, the source said, adding that the public prosecutor had asked the judge to send all four to jail while investigations continued.

World Media Terror suspect says cell planned bigger attack in Barcelona
Author: 0 Terror suspect says cell planned bigger attack in Barcelona

Two of the suspects told the court that Abdelbaki Es Satty, the imam in the small town in northeastern Spain where numerous group came from, was the instigator, the source said, adding that the public prosecutor had asked the judge to send all four to jail while investigations continued.

Author: 0 Republican senator refuses to say whether GOP will endorse Trump for re-election

Traditionally, presidents have faced no opposition from their own party in their efforts to run for re-election. "He did at times, but then he wavered back and forth". The Maine senator, who was one of three Republican senators to vote against a GOP-leadership-backed Obamacare repeal measure last month, noted that she wrote in House Speaker Paul Ryan for president past year.

World Media School sends 4-year-old boy home over long hair
Author: 0 School sends 4-year-old boy home over long hair

Before she wrote one, she says she was told don't come back until your son's hair is cut. She initially learned of the approach at enrollment and was advised she'd have to give a letter refering to a religious or social special case for her child to keep his hair.

World Media Supreme Court refuses to exempt Tamil Nadu from Neet
Author: 0 Supreme Court refuses to exempt Tamil Nadu from Neet

Further the court stated that the counseling should be conducted immediately and the process should end by September 4. This is a huge setback to State Board students who were expecting that the state would come out with an ordinance to allow admission to medical and dental colleges on the basis of higher secondary marks.

World Media Barcelona look to sue Neymar for €8.5 million
Author: 0 Barcelona look to sue Neymar for €8.5 million

Barcelona are requesting that Neymar returns the bonus payment he received for renewing his contract by five years just nine months before signing for Paris Saint-Germain. However, his good form could be tainted by Barcelona's legal action against him, with many pundits revealing their skepticism over whether the deal to take Neymar to PSG complies with Financial Fair Play regulations.

World Media Head start for Qatar's Al Thumama Stadium as design unveiled
Author: 0 Head start for Qatar's Al Thumama Stadium as design unveiled

Discussing the launch of the stadium design, SC secretary general H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi, said: " With just over five years to go until Qatar opens the doors of the Middle East to the world, this symbolic design embodies everything that unites us as Arabs and Muslims, and is a fitting tribute to the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East ".

World Media Korea Releases Animated Video Depicting Missile Attack on Guam
Author: 0 Korea Releases Animated Video Depicting Missile Attack on Guam

The video also features Vice President Pence in flames and attacks South Korea's "puppy-like" Defense Minister Song Young-moo for "pinning hope on that mad guy", a reference to Trump, Fox News reported . North Korean leader Kim Jong-un last week held off on threats to fire missiles toward Guam after key U.S. officials dismissed the risk of an imminent war with the North.

World Media Cambridge University Press Bows to Chinese Censorship Pressure, Then Pivots
Author: 0 Cambridge University Press Bows to Chinese Censorship Pressure, Then Pivots

Last week, CUP was given a list of China Quarterly articles and book reviews pertaining to topics such as the Tiananmen Massacre, the Cultural Revolution, Tibet, Xinjiang, Hong Kong, and Taiwan to remove from its website in China. News about the decision by CUP, the centuries-old publishing arm of Cambridge University, set off a torrent of criticism including from overseas scholars of Chinese affairs.

World Media Support for Trump Among Black Republicans Wavering
Author: 0 Support for Trump Among Black Republicans Wavering

Susan Collins (R-Maine) would not say if she believed President Trump would be the Republican nominee for president in 2020. "I'd never taken it before". "There's a long ways between now and that point". There are no good neo-Nazis. "He did at times, but then he wavered back and forth in his message". She said he "failed to meet the standard" of what's expected of a president.

World Media Led coalitions attack on Raqqa leaves 17 dead
Author: 0 Led coalitions attack on Raqqa leaves 17 dead

The strikes by the US-led coalition are being carried out in support of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a coalition of Kurdish and Arab fighters who have captured more than half of Raqqa during a two-month offensive. The UN estimates there are up to 25,000 civilians trapped inside the city, with food and fuel supplies short and prohibitively expensive. More than 330,000 people have been killed in Syria's conflict, which began with anti-government protests in 2011 but has since ...

World Media Two Kennedys arrested after wild party in Cape Cod
Author: 0 Two Kennedys arrested after wild party in Cape Cod

The pair were asked to turn down their music at around 1am Sunday but they allegedly refused, CapeCod.com reported . No other people appeared to be arrested at the party, Murphy said. The property does not belong to the Kennedys - although Max lives elsewhere in Hyannis Port . But a police report from the Barnstable Police Department likely makes embarrassing reading for the Kennedy family, and serves as a reminder that the decadeslong public fascination with the Kennedy clan could ...

World Media Fire crews battle largest wildfire in British Columbia's history
Author: 0 Fire crews battle largest wildfire in British Columbia's history

The estimated boundaries of the Plateau Complex fire near Quesnel. Fire information officer Kevin Skrepnek said the fire hasn't grown significantly in size, but several wildfires burning since about July 7 have now joined together. And the Elephant Hill wildfire is estimated to be about 168,000 hectares. There was concern about an approaching storm forecast to bring gusty winds and lightning to the central Interior by Thursday, challenging crews trying to contain a almost ...

World Media Swati Maliwal : Appreciates the verdict of Supreme Court towards Triple Talaq
Author: 0 Swati Maliwal : Appreciates the verdict of Supreme Court towards Triple Talaq

Welcoming the verdict of the top court, Lekhi said the "political will" of the NDA government has led to the judgement, otherwise the fate of this case could have been the same as that of the 1985 judgement in the Shah Bano case. We welcome this decision by Supreme Court, Abbas added. Last year, the government had submitted before the Supreme Court a petition signed by more than fifty-thousand women calling for a ban on the "arbitrary practice" of triple talaq .

World Media Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing dead (Lead, correcting name, para 3)
Author: 0 Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing dead (Lead, correcting name, para 3)

Keishing died following multi-organ failure around 8.15pm. Born to Rungdi Keishing and Mungshingla Keishing in Bungpa Khunou of Manipur's Ukhrul district, Keishing participated in India's freedom struggle. "I am deeply shocked & full of grief to hear news of demise of pabung Sh Rishang Keishing.Manipur lost a true son of http://soil.RIP ", Manipur Chief Minister Biren Singh tweeted.

World Media Mike Pence's Answer On Confederate Statues? Build More!
Author: 0 Mike Pence's Answer On Confederate Statues? Build More!

Pence recalls traveling to Selma, Alabama, in 2010 to walk with civil rights leader John Lewis, and the vice president favors monuments honoring those "who've helped our nation move toward a more flawless union". We ought to be celebrating the men and women who've helped our nation move toward a more ideal union and tell the whole story of America". Pence also denied to Lauer that Trump had equated the two sides protesting in Charlottesville, and insisted that both he and Trump have ...

World Media Palestinians await 'clear vision' from United States on peace talks
Author: 0 Palestinians await 'clear vision' from United States on peace talks

The three were expected to meet leaders from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Jordan and Egypt during their trip. The White House released little information about the trip when it got announced 10 days ago. Trusted Palestinians sources reported that President Mahmud Abbas in going to his first global visit ever since he announced cutting ties with Israel under the pretext of its attempts for changing security measures on Al-Aqsa gates.

World Media Tornado watch for Madison, Oneida counties until 9 pm Tuesday
Author: 0 Tornado watch for Madison, Oneida counties until 9 pm Tuesday

This watch has been issued because conditions favor the development of risky thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes. Showers and thunderstorms will reach the I-95 corridor late Tuesday night; however, the risk for severe weather will be minimal as the storms lose their punch after midnight.

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