Arrested, 30 Police Officers Injured And Man Stabbed At Carnival

The 373 arrests made over the course of the weekend is an increase on the 313 made previous year, with the number still expected to rise. The event was expected to attract more than a million revellers to its floats, food stalls and music over the ... More..

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Parliament committee withdraws Expropriation Bill
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Parliament committee withdraws Expropriation Bill

President Ramaphosa said it was astonishing that Mr Trump, who has never set his foot in South Africa, concerns himself with the Southern African country's land issue. He concluded that Trump may have helped So...More..

by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Australia flags denying USA whistleblower Chelsea Manning entry visa

National's immigration spokesman and former immigration minister Michael Woodhouse this week called for Manning to be banned from New Zealand because of her criminal record. Labor frontbencher Penny Wong said...More..

India's Supreme Court criticises police for arresting activists
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

India's Supreme Court criticises police for arresting activists

The others arrested were Varavara Rao , a prominent poet from the southern city of Hyderabad , the activists Vernon Gonsalves and Arun Ferreira from Mumbai , and Gautam Navlakha , a civil liberties acti...More..

US Cuts All Aid to The UNRWA
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

US Cuts All Aid to The UNRWA

Not only them. Israeli security establishment types are concerned that cash cuts will harm security cooperation with the Palestinian Authority. "Here I am in Ramallah, I'm a refugee from Palestine, '" May argue...More..

Progressive Candidate Andrew Gillum Wins Democratic Primary in Florida Gubernatorial Race
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Progressive Candidate Andrew Gillum Wins Democratic Primary in Florida Gubernatorial Race

In Florida, Democrat Donna Shalala, who ran the USA healthcare agenda under former president Bill Clinton, bested male candidates to win the party's nomination for a competitive congressional seat in Miami. "We...More..

Officials looking for woman in troubling home video
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Officials looking for woman in troubling home video

The resident later reviewed the footage from a private security system and immediately passed it along to authorities, who are now working to find and identify the woman, according to the Houston Chronicle ....More..

Bees besiege Times Square hot dog stand in New York's tourist precinct
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Bees besiege Times Square hot dog stand in New York's tourist precinct

A swarm of thousands of bees made their home atop the umbrella of a Sabrett hot dog stand in the heart of Times Square, prompting a police response and the closure of a city street Tuesday afternoon. "Look at...More..

Trump says counsel McGahn to leave White House
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Trump says counsel McGahn to leave White House

His exit follows reports of White House unease at the extent of Mr McGahn's co-operation with an ongoing inquiry into alleged Russian Federation election meddling. Not that McGahn wasn't planning on leaving, ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Chinese Hacked Hillary's Email Server

The server was kept at Clinton's home in upstate NY during her time as secretary of state. The report is based on two sources that told the Caller that a "Chinese-owned company operating in the Washington, ...More..

Former Vietnamese jailer says he respected late Sen. McCain
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Former Vietnamese jailer says he respected late Sen. McCain

When he finally did comment, in a printed statement, Trump was sparing with his praise for the six-term senator: "Despite our differences on policy and politics, I respect Senator John McCain's service to our...More..

Arizonans bring cards, flowers, photos to honor Sen. John McCain
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Arizonans bring cards, flowers, photos to honor Sen. John McCain

It addressed the late senator's family and not the departed leader. Hatch called McCain an "American hero, a powerful leader and a dear friend" who "embodied the best in us". Graham wanted to celebrate and ...More..

Jacksonville gunman legally purchased firearms used in shooting
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Jacksonville gunman legally purchased firearms used in shooting

Katz entered the pizzeria hosting the event, passed patrons and focused his attention on the gamers, Williams said. Mr Javaruski said he witnessed his fellow competitor target a "few people", killing at least t...More..

Hurricane Maria: Death toll 50 times higher than first estimate
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Hurricane Maria: Death toll 50 times higher than first estimate

Puerto Rico was hit by storms Maria, Irma and Philippe, and was narrowly missed by hurricane Jose. "The federal government has been, and will continue to be, supportive of Governor Rossello's efforts to ensur...More..

Texan begins selling 3D gun plans despite judge’s order
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Texan begins selling 3D gun plans despite judge’s order

Going further, the jurist, a former King County Prosecutor named to the bench in 1998 by President Clinton, questioned Wilson's motive for wanting to publish the files, saying, "The very goal for which the priv...More..

French, British Boats Clash In English Channel Over Scallop Catches
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

French, British Boats Clash In English Channel Over Scallop Catches

A spokesman said: "We are aware of reports of aggression directed towards United Kingdom fishing vessels in an area of the English Channel not under United Kingdom control". French fishermen are upset as they...More..

White House Flag Is Lowered a 2nd Time
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

White House Flag Is Lowered a 2nd Time

The idea gained national coverage in the days following the announcement, but many Republican lawmakers hesitated to endorse it. Georgia Republican Sen. Even Vice President Mike Pence and chief of staff John ...More..

Ramaphosa's land reform policy gets backing from British PM Theresa May
by | Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Ramaphosa's land reform policy gets backing from British PM Theresa May

Britain was South Africa's sixth largest trading partner in 2017. At the press conference, May also voiced support for South Africa's controversial land reform plans. Business Secretary Greg Clark said: "Brit...More..

Google responds to Trump, says no political motive in search results
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Google responds to Trump, says no political motive in search results

The "Fake New Media", according to Trump's early Tuesday Twitter messages, makes up "96 percent" of the news displayed in Google's search for "Trump News". Google is immensely secretive about how it ranks sea...More..

After Torrent Of Criticism, Trump Honors John McCain’s Service
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

After Torrent Of Criticism, Trump Honors John McCain’s Service

No explanations were offered. At the same time, the White House released a statement from the president in which Trump said that, despite differences on policy and politics, he respects McCain's service to ...More..

Russia to hold biggest military drills since Cold War
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Russia to hold biggest military drills since Cold War

Referring to the Soviet manoeuvres in 1981, he said: "In some ways they will repeat aspects of Zapad-81, but in other ways the scale will be bigger". "Imagine 36,000 tanks and armoured personnel carriers all ...More..

Legal battle between United States and Iran opens at UN’s highest court
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Legal battle between United States and Iran opens at UN’s highest court

The 2015 accord between six world powers and Iran saw the Islamic Republic limit its controversial nuclear activities in return for relief from worldwide sanctions. The Iranian currency, the rial, has lost half...More..

10 days after rescue, Italy lets all migrants leave a ship
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

10 days after rescue, Italy lets all migrants leave a ship

Only Ireland did, pledging to take 20. Of the migrants stuck aboard the Diciotti, Italian authorities have only conceded to take in 27 unaccompanied minors, arguing that Italy "has had enough" of EU's "hypo...More..

Iran: No need for US Navy in Gulf
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Iran: No need for US Navy in Gulf

Macron reiterated France's commitment to maintaining the accord, a remark aimed at soothing Tehran. The Tasnim news agency reported the announcement by the head of the Revolutionary Guards navy, General Ali...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

EA cancels Madden Classic qualifier events after Jacksonville shooting

Three deaths resulted in the shooting when a gunman entered GLHF Game Bar where the Madden tournament was taking place, including that of the gunman, who turned the gun on himself. We are committed to sup...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Giant Squid Washes up in New Zealand

Daniel, Jack and Matthew Aplin were driving along the track near Red Rocks on Wellington's south coast when they spotted it. According to BGR , giant squids are known to reach maximum lengths of 40 feet,...More..

Ex-Trump Tower Doorman Reveals President's Alleged New Affair, Love Child
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Ex-Trump Tower Doorman Reveals President's Alleged New Affair, Love Child

The attorney for the doorman, Marc Held , claims his client, Dino Sajudin , signed a contract with American Media Inc. The contract appears to have been signed on November 15, 2015, and states that AMI has ...More..

Moves like Theresa: Prime minister dons her dancing shoes on Africa trip
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Moves like Theresa: Prime minister dons her dancing shoes on Africa trip

The warning came hours after Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab sought to play down the risk of a no-deal as he issued guidance for businesses in that eventuality - describing the impact as a "potential short-term...More..

by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

UK PM #TheresaMay kicks off SA trip with visit to Gugulethu school

The Prime Minister said the visit, which will see her become the first British leader to visit Kenya since the Eighties, represented a "unique opportunity" to foster new partnerships with Commonwealth nations a...More..

Iranian parliament removes finance minister
by | Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Iranian parliament removes finance minister

Earlier this month, Iran's minister of cooperatives, labor and social welfare lost a vote of confidence. With rapidly rising food prices, a dramatic currency collapse and the reimposition of USA sanctions aft...More..