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World Media Christopher Columbus statue destroyed in Westchester park
Author: 0 Christopher Columbus statue destroyed in Westchester park

But we're going to conduct a thorough investigation and see what we find. "This all began as a result of discussion of Confederate "heroes" who rebelled against our country and so I think with regards to Christopher Columbus, it's a little bit more complicated and a little bit more nuanced and my position is the statue should remain", James continued.

World Media Iran voices concerns over Rohingya muslims in Myanmar
Author: 0 Iran voices concerns over Rohingya muslims in Myanmar

This is the worst outbreak of violence in Rakhine state since October, when Rohingya fighters killed nine police officers, triggering a mass exodus. Government figures put the death toll since last week at a minimum of 103, including 12 members of security forces, 77 people described as insurgents and 14 civilians.

World Media Lonzo Ball Mom's Stroke Rehab Featured In Reality Show
Author: 0 Lonzo Ball Mom's Stroke Rehab Featured In Reality Show

Ball in the Family , one of the first original series to be announced as part of Facebook's new platform for episodic television, Watch, has received a premiere date. Attention-seeking LaVar Ball has succeeded in dominating the headlines as his three sons have become rising basketball stars in Southern California.

World Media North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says
Author: 0 North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says

Japan's government this morning confirmed it was investigating the suspected missile launch. The projectiles flew about 155 miles into the Sea of Japan, or East Sea, the Saturday statement said. The region where the missiles were launched, Kittaeryong, is a known military test site frequently used by the North for short-range missile drills, said Kim Dong-yub, a military expert at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies in Seoul.

World Media Hot Stock to Watch: Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC)
Author: 0 Hot Stock to Watch: Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC)

Van Eck holds 1.48 million shares. It has outperformed by 40.77% the S&P500. Prospect Capital Corporation ( PSEC ) belonging to the Financial Services sector has declined -2.56% and closed its last trading session at $6.86. Since March 13, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.99 million activity. Shares for $232,750 were bought by OSWALD BRIAN H . $916,258 worth of Spark Energy Inc (NASDAQ:SPKE) was sold by Kroeker Nathan on Thursday, May 25.

World Media Traffic gridlocked as monsoon rains flood India's financial capital
Author: 0 Traffic gridlocked as monsoon rains flood India's financial capital

You can call on the helpline line numbers if necessary or if you were stuck in the heavy rains. The Maximum City experienced the heaviest rainfall in 12 years over the past couple of days. Mumbai (Maharashtra), August 30: A day after heavy rains and severe flooding in Mumbai after parts of the city received as much as 300 mm of rainfall, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation ( BMC ) Commissioner Ajoy Mehta on Wednesday said that such unprecedented situation was much mitigated and are ...

World Media 1200 dead, millions homeless due to flooding in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh
Author: 0 1200 dead, millions homeless due to flooding in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh

South Asia often battles flooding during monsoon season, which runs from around June to September, but authorities say the disaster has been worse this year. A bus tries to navigate a water-logged road in Mumbai . Catastrophic flooding in 2005 killed more than 500 people in Mumbai, and a lot of them had been living in shantytown slums.

World Media Iraq's Contested Kirkuk Province to Vote in Kurdistan Independence Referendum
Author: 0 Iraq's Contested Kirkuk Province to Vote in Kurdistan Independence Referendum

It further highlighted that September 25 referendum is a mistake itself, explaining that persistence on treading a "dangerous path" will neither serve the Middle East region nor Iraq. The U.N. mission to Iraq has said it will not be "engaged in any way or form" in the vote. The result of the Kurdish independence vote will not be accepted by the worldwide community, and will not contribute to the establishment of peace and stability at this critical juncture in the region, the Turkish ...

World Media Mother arrested after son reported her for drunk driving
Author: 0 Mother arrested after son reported her for drunk driving

Officers say she was headed home with her son when her erratic driving prompted the child to call the authorities. A boy in Beaverton, Oregon called 911 on his own mother for driving drunk from the backseat of her vehicle. According to KATU, Norris could also be charged with child endangerment because she had her son in the auto. The Washington County District Attorney's Office will determine if she will also face a charge of child endangerment.

World Media Rain from Harvey reaches Kentucky later this week
Author: 0 Rain from Harvey reaches Kentucky later this week

For now, we'll favor a "middle of the road" solution, but know that it's likely that the forecast for the weekend will change considerably over the next couple of days. The remnants of Harvey will move through west and middle Tennessee Friday . Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. We will have breezy north winds at 10-20 miles per hour.

World Media Scottish Labour seeks fourth leader since 2014 as Kezia Dugdale quits
Author: 0 Scottish Labour seeks fourth leader since 2014 as Kezia Dugdale quits

With almost four years until the next Scottish Parliament election, I'm convinced the party needs a new leader with fresh energy, drive and a new mandate to take the party into that contest. Scottish Labour's health spokesperson appears to be one of the front-runners in the leadership race due to his experience within the party. The bad news for Labour is that none of those in the running to succeed her is anywhere near as impressive as Kezia Dugdale , a self-effacing, clever woman who has ...

World Media Theresa May wants Britain to 'piggyback' on European Union trade deals after Brexit
Author: 0 Theresa May wants Britain to 'piggyback' on European Union trade deals after Brexit

Mrs May will attend a meeting of the Japanese National Security Council on Thursday, and refused to rule out British military action against North Korea when quizzed by reporters four times. Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yasutoshi Nishimura said: "The Japanese government must react to a sense of crisis among businesses and do the utmost to gather information and analyze it, and support Japanese firms based on the recognition that Britain's exit from European Union has a direct impact ...

World Media Warren Buffett's becomes biggest shareholder in second and third largest United States banks
Author: 0 Warren Buffett's becomes biggest shareholder in second and third largest United States banks

Buffett had received the warrants in 2011 after investing $5 billion in the bank, which was suffering at the time from the fallout from the global financial crisis. This has more than tripled the investment the firm made in the bank six years ago. Bank of America on Tuesday announced the exercise of the warrants, which gave Berkshire the right to buy the bank's shares for about $7.14 each.

Author: 0 USA shoots down missile in test off Hawaii coast

Just $5 a month. Monday's test missile was launched from Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii. The agency's director said the test was "a key milestone". Monday's intercept test, like previous ones the US has conducted, was long planned, the MDA said. The successful at-sea SM-6 missile test proves the product can now defend against medium-range ballistic threats on land, in the air and in open water.

World Media Volkswagen recalls 281000 cars in United States over faulty fuel pumps
Author: 0 Volkswagen recalls 281000 cars in United States over faulty fuel pumps

The recall is for the "CC", models 2009 to 2016 and the Passat sedan and wagon from 2006 to 2010. "Under specific operating conditions, an interruption in the electrical power supply to the fuel pump control module can result in fuel pump failure and lead to a loss of vehicle motive power while driving (vehicle stall)".

World Media Ric Flair addresses his supporters following an operation
Author: 0 Ric Flair addresses his supporters following an operation

Flair's fiancee, Wendy Barlow , wrote on Facebook, per TMZ . Brian Campbell of CBS Sports noted the 68-year-old Flair was hospitalized on August 12 for what was originally described as "routine monitoring". Dave Meltzer reported in the latest edition of Wrestling Observer Radio that Flair is no longer bedridden. On Tuesday morning, "Naitch" took to social media to post his first tweet since he was hit with the health issues.

World Media On Israel Visit, UN's Guterres Pledges to Fight Rising Anti-Semitism
Author: 0 On Israel Visit, UN's Guterres Pledges to Fight Rising Anti-Semitism

On Tuesday, Hamas leaders said Guterres is "unwelcomed" in Gaza because they said he expressed solidarity with Israeli hostages in Gaza and neglected Palestinians imprisoned in Israel . We are guarding Samaria against those who want to uproot us. Under worldwide law, all settlements are illegal . Netanyahu also told Putin that Israel was extremely concerned about Iran's participation in the Syrian conflict.

World Media US Military Threatens to Bomb Convoy Transferring ISIS Fighters
Author: 0 US Military Threatens to Bomb Convoy Transferring ISIS Fighters

It also emphasized that Peshmerga forces in the Kurdistan Region will fully cooperate with the Iraqi army to face any possible threats. Buses carrying hundreds of ISIL militants and their families arrived in eastern Syria on Tuesday following a negotiated evacuation from the Lebanon-Syria border, where the US-backed Lebanese army deployed for the first time in years.

World Media Donation Deception During Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Donation Deception During Hurricane Harvey

These people are looking for a way to make money off of relief efforts. "Don't assume that charity messages posted on social media are legitimate". However, while disasters like Harvey bring out the best in most of us, it also brings out the worst in some.

World Media Supreme Court pegs MBBS fee at Rs. 11 lakh
Author: 0 Supreme Court pegs MBBS fee at Rs. 11 lakh

The students have to pay Tk13.90 lakh as admission fee, Tk1.20 lakh as intern fee and Tk4.80 lakh as tuition fee. Attorney General K.K. Venugopal argued that over 50% of the students admitted in these colleges belong to the SC/ST and backward categories, and they have no means to provide bank guarantees for Rs.

World Media Louisiana braces for Harvey's wrath 12 years after Katrina
Author: 0 Louisiana braces for Harvey's wrath 12 years after Katrina

The state will request additional parishes be added to this request as warranted. "We do anticipate in the next 24 hours that southwestern Louisiana could receive 10-24 more inches of rain", Edwards said. The city still remains somewhat vulnerable. Some New Orleans neighborhoods flooded earlier this month during a deluge that exposed problems with the city's pump and drainage system.

World Media Kenya's opposition leader challenges polls in Supreme Court
Author: 0 Kenya's opposition leader challenges polls in Supreme Court

Auditing Forms 34A and 34B are at the heart of NASA's claims on irregularities and inconsistencies during the presidential elections, with claims that IEBC altered the votes and used fake forms with no security features to declare President Uhuru Kenyatta the victor of the August 8 polls.

World Media Hurricane Harvey Poses Danger to Ill-Prepared New Orleans
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey Poses Danger to Ill-Prepared New Orleans

Landrieu said that now is the time that Houston residents can lean on New Orleans as they supported residents during Hurricane Katrina. "I don't need to tell the people of New Orleans , given the fact that Tuesday is the anniversary of Katrina how completely devastating this is", Landrieu said.

World Media UAE praises Kazakhstan on uranium storage bank
Author: 0 UAE praises Kazakhstan on uranium storage bank

The International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) uranium bank, which was opened earlier on Tuesday in eastern Kazakhstan, may start receiving low-enriched uranium from other countries in early 2018, Kazakh Energy Minister Kanat Bozumbayev said.

World Media Harvey brings flooding, tornado risk to Alabama
Author: 0 Harvey brings flooding, tornado risk to Alabama

The weather is shaping up to be awesome! Prior to Harvey making its way closer to Kilgore, the area has seen some rain showers as Harvey's outer bands have extended up through East Texas. The storm that hit Texas on Friday as a powerful Category 4 hurricane is still dumping rain and has caused devastating flooding in Houston, the fourth most populous USA city.

World Media Houston residents face red fire ants after Harvey devastation
Author: 0 Houston residents face red fire ants after Harvey devastation

Fire ants are "one of few insects capable of building big structures with their bodies by linking them together, according to Vox ". At first sight, these colonies can appear to be harmless brown debris. The slow-moving storm has brought catastrophic flooding to Texas, killing at least 11 people and paralyzing Houston, the fourth most-populous USA city.

World Media Mattis says transgender soldiers can stay - for now
Author: 0 Mattis says transgender soldiers can stay - for now

The order requires Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis to determine in the coming months how to handle transgender individuals now serving in the military using criteria including "military effectiveness and lethality", budget constraints and law.

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