• Escaped WA inmates seen in SE Portland
Escaped WA inmates seen in SE Portland

A DOC employee discovered the two disappeared after doing an inmate count around 2 a.m. on Tuesday. "It was a very small window", DOC spokesman Jeremy Barclay said. Munter and Petrovskiy had been held at the minimum security Olympic Corrections Center near Forks, Washington. Goldendale, Wash .is located in south central Washington, 70 miles so...

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  • Grace Mugabe matter should not affect SA-Zim relationship - Mbeki
Grace Mugabe matter should not affect SA-Zim relationship - Mbeki

In a statement, the Ministry of Police said these discussions are "to make sure that the suspect is processed through the legal system". Engels told the AP she would be willing to face Mugabe in court. "I have to go to my office to get briefed", he said. Grace Mugabe has been touted as a possible successor to her 93-year-old husband, who has ru...

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  • NU men to face Spartans in Big 10 opener
NU men to face Spartans in Big 10 opener

At the end of the season, the Nittany Lions finished fourth with a 14-6 conference record while Nebraska - who was picked second in the 2017 Big Ten preseason poll - captured the title. The Hawkeyes will conclude their regular season at home for the third consecutive year. Like New Year's Eve, the Lady Lions will again be on the schedule for ...

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  • Local animal rescues to waive adoption fees on Saturday
Local animal rescues to waive adoption fees on Saturday

For adoption requirements and to view available shelter pets, visit www.loudoun.gov/animals. Valley Shore Animal Welfare League will cut its fees in half: $87.50 for cats and $137.50 for dogs. "Since this is a nationwide event, we've been posting information to our Facebook page", Derrick said. The adoption event is from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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  • Zambian opposition leader goes free after state drops treason charges
Zambian opposition leader goes free after state drops treason charges

The EU Delegation and the Heads of Mission of the EU Member States welcome the agreement on a process of dialogue reached between H.E. Mr. Edgar Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, and Mr. South African opposition leader Mmusi Maimane , who was barred from entering Zambia to attend Hichilema's trial in May, said on Wednesday that "the char...

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  • Cuomo to Push for 'Charlottesville Provisions' in State Hate Crimes Law
Cuomo to Push for 'Charlottesville Provisions' in State Hate Crimes Law

Inciting to riot would be increased from an A misdemeanor to an E felony, potentially the difference between a local jail sentence and state prison time. The state's current hate crime law covers those targeted for a crime based on their race, national origin, ancestry, gender, religion, age, disability, or sexual orientation.

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  • 'Doordarshan, AIR refuse to air Tripura CM's I-Day speech'
'Doordarshan, AIR refuse to air Tripura CM's I-Day speech'

Doordarshan and All India Radio, both extensions of the government's communication systems, refused to air the speech, unless Sarkar "reshaped" it. According to close sources of the Manik Sarkar , the Chief Minister had completely refused to make any changes in the speech, following which his speech was not aired on 15 August.

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  • Former Toronto teacher and Montreal-based volunteer killed in Burkina Faso attack
Former Toronto teacher and Montreal-based volunteer killed in Burkina Faso attack

The DFA said the Philippine Embassy in Abuja, which has jurisdiction over Burkina Faso, remains in touch with members of the Filipino Community there to ensure all of them are safe and accounted for. Chen returned to Burkina Faso after receiving her degree, the profile says, and there founded Bright Futures for Burkina Faso, a charity that provides...

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  • Saudi Arabia Border Will Open for First Time in 27 Years
Saudi Arabia Border Will Open for First Time in 27 Years

Responding to the invasion, many Gulf countries cut off their ties with Iraq. Saudi Arabia will reopen its border with Iraq for the first time in 27 years, officials in Riyadh announced on Tuesday 15 August. Talking on the issue, Governor of Anbar province of Iraq said that Iraqi Govt. had deployed army on the route which leads to Arar. The bor...

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  • North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam After All
North Korea Says It Won't Fire Missiles At Guam After All

The newspaper went on to say that North Korea was fastidious in its efforts to end hostile moves by the United States . North Korea's threat to launch ballistic missiles around the U.S. North Korea has previously mobilised large crowds to show its resolve when tensions escalate. "If he utters one [overt] threat ... or if he does anything ...

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  • China, Nepal agree to boost pragmatic cooperation, friendly ties
China, Nepal agree to boost pragmatic cooperation, friendly ties

For his part, Abbasi said Pakistan and China are brothers and the bilateral relations have withstood the test of time. "We expect that these efforts will bear positive results and the issue will soon be resolved". On this occasion, the Chinese vice premier said that Pakistan-China friendship was above personal interests and all other political ...

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  • Xi Urges Trump To Avoid Escalation In North Korea Rhetoric
Xi Urges Trump To Avoid Escalation In North Korea Rhetoric

Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported that Xi told Trump he "should avoid remarks and actions that could escalate tensions on the Korean Peninsula". Later Thursday at an event in California, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said the United States was focused on diplomacy, but it was his responsibility to have military options ready "should they...

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  • Independence Day 2017: We, The people
Independence Day 2017: We, The people

The event showcased patriotic zeal, wherein founding fathers and martyrs of the nation were remembered who had given sacrifices to secure independence from foreign rule. Attendees wave Pakistan's national flag while singing national songs at a ceremony to celebrate the country's 70th Independence Day at the mausoleum of Muhammad Ali Jinnah in...

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  • Pakistan Marks 70 Years of Independence
Pakistan Marks 70 Years of Independence

Independence Day is celebrated across the nation by its citizens every year on 15th August to commemorate the date and moment when India got independence from British rule after 300 years of slavery. At the highly symbolic Wagah border crossing with India , army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa raised a massive national flag as crowds chanted slogan...

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  • President Trump weighs in on Confederate monument debate
President Trump weighs in on Confederate monument debate

In the early hours of Wednesday morning, journalists and activists started posting videos of city workers preparing to topple the Robert E. Lee and Thomas. The question of what to do with Confederate statues and monuments has been debated for years, but with the events that occurred in Charlottesville , the issue has been brought to the fo...

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  • Yarra council votes to change Aust Day date
Yarra council votes to change Aust Day date

The council has also committed to a program to help the wider community better understand the experiences of Indigenous peoples and the council's decision. More than 78 per cent of "broader community respondents" supported the idea of a council-run event acknowledging the loss experienced by Indigenous Australians on January 26.

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  • Colombia declares FARC war over as last container of weapons is removed
Colombia declares FARC war over as last container of weapons is removed

At his side, Mr. Santos has locked up the last container has left, under United Nations supervision, the area of Pondores, one of the 26 where the Farc are grouped together for eight months. From today, the 26 zones of transition across Colombia where the guerrillas have been living since they abandoned their traditional camps are now to be known a...

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  • AG Sessions: Sanctuary cities are lawless
AG Sessions: Sanctuary cities are lawless

Here's a look at what sanctuary cities are and why they are so controversial. He later went on, "we can not continue to give tax money to cities that undermine active law enforcement", in reference to the federal government saying they will withhold federal grants for "sanctuary cities" if they do not comply with their immigration policies.

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  • Sessions addresses sanctuary city policies in Miami
Sessions addresses sanctuary city policies in Miami

The location choice of Miami was made clear in a statement from Sessions that implied Chicago's violent crime is tied to its sanctuary policy. He called Sessions' message about law and order "very important". "It's an terrible thing that's happening, our communities are being harassed, they're scared", said Melissa Taveras with Florida Immigran...

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  • Dashcam Footage Shows 'Humiliating' Strip Search, Cops Sued
Dashcam Footage Shows 'Humiliating' Strip Search, Cops Sued

In the meantime, Cammack is pushing for a special prosecutor to step in from another county and bring new charges against the deputies. Even when police do get a warrant, they can abuse this power. No drugs were found on Corley's person. Corley was charged with possession of marijuana and resisting arrest, though the charges were later dropped.

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  • Seoul warns USA against unilateral military action on N Korea
Seoul warns USA against unilateral military action on N Korea

In a similar move, Gen. Joseph Dunford , chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, visited South Korea Sunday to discuss the growing threat from North Korea . North Korean military figures are putting the final touches on a plan to fire four missiles into the waters around the USA territory of Guam, to be presented to leader Kim Jong Un wit...

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  • Man sought in double shooting may have fled with 3 kids
Man sought in double shooting may have fled with 3 kids

Marcos Garcia is an 8 year old Hispanic male, 4 feet 3 inches tall, 75 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. The children were believed to be last seen on Tuesday at 11:30 p.m.in Indianapolis, and were believed to be in "extreme danger".

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  • Jammu-Kashmir: Army guns down Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari in Pulwama
Jammu-Kashmir: Army guns down Lashkar commander Ayub Lelhari in Pulwama

The incident took place days after Army killed Hizbul Mujahideen chief Yasin Yatoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi in a gunbattle at Awneera village in south Kashmir's Shopian district. One AK 47 rifle, three magazines and 54 rounds were seized from the slain terrorist. Two soldiers were also killed that day. Ayub Lelhari had joined LeT terrorist outfit...

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  • In the United States crashed military helicopter
In the United States crashed military helicopter

The United States Coast Guard Command Center in Honolulu was notified by staff from Wheeler Army Airfield at approximately 10:08 PM local Hawaiian time, stating they lost communication with a Black Hawk helicopter conducting a training mission.

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  • Israeli forces demolish house of al-Aqsa attack suspect
Israeli forces demolish house of al-Aqsa attack suspect

The arrests were carried out in response to the violent riots aimed at Israel Police forces that simultaneously occurred in multiple locations throughout East Jerusalem during the Temple Mount crisis. While some NGOs and human rights organizations criticize the army for using collective punishment by demolishing the homes of the terrorist's fam...

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  • Provo Mayor John Curtis probable victor of Rep. Jason Chaffetz's seat
Provo Mayor John Curtis probable victor of Rep. Jason Chaffetz's seat

Those voters were notified of the flub, and had the option of appearing in person at a voting center Tuesday to register as Republicans. Two other Republicans - businessman Tanner Ainge and Provo Mayor John Curtis submitted enough signatures to qualify for the primary ballot.

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  • Newcastle complete £5m Joselu signing from Stoke City
Newcastle complete £5m Joselu signing from Stoke City

It was reported on Tuesday that the 27-year-old has passed a medical on Tyneside and with a fee agreed between the two clubs believed to be in the region of £5 million confirmation of the deal is expected imminently. The striker has signed a three-year contract at St James' Park after sealing his move on Wednesday. Stoke have confirmed the arriva...

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  • Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues
Deadly rally accelerates removal of Confederate statues

A statue of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger Taney and the Confederate Women's Monument in Bishop Square Park were also removed. Journalist Baynard Woods posted video of the Taney and Women's monuments being driven away. "Stonewall" Jackson onto a flatbed truck in the dark. This morning, City Councilman Brandon Scott, who sponsored th...

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  • Chinese aggression at Pangong Tso in Ladakh: result of Doklam frustration?
Chinese aggression at Pangong Tso in Ladakh: result of Doklam frustration?

China on Wednesday urged India to protect the peace and stability of their border after Indian sources said soldiers of the two Asian giants were involved in an altercation in the western Himalayas. One-third of the lake is controlled by India and two-thirds by China though each side has claims over the remaining part. "The Chinese border troops ...

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  • Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says he is leaving Trump's manufacturing council
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank says he is leaving Trump's manufacturing council

He tweeted that the Merck CEO "will have more time to LOWER RIPOFF DRUG PRICES!" The political PAC maintained by Merck and funded through donations from Merck employees made over $1.1 million in candidate contributions during the 2016 campaign - but did not contribute to Trump or his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to documents fi...

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  • Mattis: US Would 'Take Out' Any North Korean Missile Aimed at US
Mattis: US Would 'Take Out' Any North Korean Missile Aimed at US

The tentative interest in diplomacy follows unusually combative threats between President Donald Trump and North Korea amid worries Pyongyang is nearing its long-sought goal of being able to send a nuclear missile to the USA mainland.

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  • Pomp and ceremony as Modi calls for 'new' India on 70th anniversary
Pomp and ceremony as Modi calls for 'new' India on 70th anniversary

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) asked the state Chief Secretary to submit a detailed report in four weeks on the steps taken for relief and rehabilitation of the affected families as well as the action taken against the guilty officers, the NHRC today said.

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  • China to cut off North Korean imports under United Nations sanctions
China to cut off North Korean imports under United Nations sanctions

Kim said he will give order for the missile test if the United States continues its "extremely unsafe actions" on the Korean Peninsula. U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford is visiting Seoul to discuss the rise in tensions between North Korea with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Defence Minister Song Young-moo ahead ...

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  • Govt cracks the whip on Blue Whale Challenge
Govt cracks the whip on Blue Whale Challenge

State Director General of Police Loknath Behra today denied media reports over suicides by teenagers influenced by killer game " Blue Whale Challenge" in Kerala. The online game is literally giving the parents of the children playing it sleepless nights. On July 30, a 14-year-old schoolboy Manpreet Singh Sahani walked off the fifth floor o...

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  • Accept No Substitutes: Kim Jong Un Seen During Guam Missile Test Briefing
Accept No Substitutes: Kim Jong Un Seen During Guam Missile Test Briefing

According to the paper, use military warmongers are running scared by Pyongyang's growing military might. A University of Guam professor from IL told ABC News she is fearful of the rhetoric that is being used between North Korean and us leaders.

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