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OkCupid bans 'white supremacist' from dating app

For instance, Cantwell and his sad buddies are legally entitled to peaceful demonstration, though no one is obligated to give them a platform for their voices. Cantwell was pictured in tears yesterday after discovering that there was a potential warrant out for his arrest. An OkCupid spokesperson maintained that the site will readily ban anyone involved in hate groups, and called on users for help flagging down anyone with links to such groups. Read More »

Republican Congressman Meets With WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange


Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday told Rep. Dana Rohrabacher that Russian Federation was not behind leaks of emails during last year's presidential election campaign that damaged Hillary Clinton's candidacy and exposed the inner workings of the Democratic National Committee. Read More »

Terrorist Attack in Spain Results in 13 Dead People and 50 Wounded

As the attack unfolded, some took shelter in nearby shops, barricading themselves against the terror as they watched scenes of chaos and panic continue. The sisters jetted off to Madrid Thursday morning to meet up with friends. ISIS often claims responsibility for such attacks, even when they turn out to be carried out by individuals with no connection to the extremist group. Read More »

Irishman dies in reported car-jacking in Mexico


AN Irish tourist was shot dead at a petrol station in Mexico after defending his girlfriend from two armed men who were trying to carjack the couple. While stopped at the service station, the couple were carjacked by two individuals armed with guns who demanded the vehicle. The victim's family are travelling to Mexico before his body will be repatriated. Read More »

China, India soldiers hurl stones at each other in Kashmir


He said some soldiers from both sides received minor injuries. The punching and stone-throwing supposedly ceased after 30 minutes, with troops from both sides retreating to their original positions. In Beijing, foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said Chinese troops sought to avoid confrontations and said India should "make tangible efforts to maintain the peace and stability of the border areas between the two countries". Read More »

Spanish police thwart second terrorist attack, kill several suspects


The incident took place at the height of the tourist season in Barcelona , which is one of Europe's top travel destinations with at least 11 million visitors a year, the report noted. The bomb squad has been called to check an area in the outskirts of Barcelona where a vehicle struck police officers at a roadblock. Authorities provided no immediate information on the person or on who might be behind the attack. Read More »

Dozen US sailors to be punished for deadly June collision: Admiral


The death of the seven sailors was the greatest loss of life on a USA warship since 2000, when Islamic extremists bombed the USS Cole in Yemen's Aden harbor. In all, The New York Times reported 12 sailors, including the two top officers aboard and the top enlisted sailor, will face administrative actions that will likely end their careers after an investigation revealed the collision was the result of poor navigation practices by the Fitzgerald, and not the shipping container the Crystal. Read More »

LEVEL RESULTS: Sussex Coast College Hastings students' results success


Bede's Headmaster Peter Goodyer said, "Getting to know this year group has been a honest pleasure, and I hope they realise the scale of their accomplishments". "I am extremely proud of all the students". "There are a variety of reasons for the drop in applications this year, including the decline in the number of 18 and 19-year-olds, changes to funding for degrees in nursing, and the possible impact of the vote to leave the EU". Read More »

Joshua Wong jailed for anti-Beijing protests


Last year, Law became the youngest person to be elected to the city's legislature at age 23, but was among half a dozen lawmakers later disqualified for using their oaths to make apparent protests against Beijing. "This case is a prime example of the aforementioned unhealthy trend". "I don't know what will happen in the next six to 12 months, but I hope in 2018, when we are freed, we'll see a Hong Kong with hope". Read More »

HK Occupy Central student leaders jailed


A three-judge panel on Thursday made a decision to stiffen those sentences following a prosecution request and send all three to prison. Alex Chow, 26, Nathan Law, 24, and Joshua Wong, the 20-year-old bespectacled student dubbed Hong Kong's "face of protest", were sentenced by the Court of Appeals to between six and eight months' imprisonment each, reports the Guardian. Read More »

Trump Says He's 'Sad' To See 'Beautiful' Confederate Statues Removed

The city's Monument Avenue memorializes a number of famous Confederate heroes, including Robert E Lee , Jefferson Davis, "Stonewall" Jackson , J.E.B Stuart and Matthew Fontaine Maury. Both men owned slaves as well, Mr Trump pointed out. He also claimed that some of the people participating in the white supremacist rally - which featured swastikas, torches and chants of " Jews will not replace us " - were only against the removal of a statue of Lee. Read More »

Encouraging entrepreneurship: PM Modi meets over 200 young entrepreneurs


The entrepreneurs interacted with ministers and top officials including secretaries from various ministries and departments on various issues concerning their sectors and challenges facing the country. The Congress also hit out at Modi for his new slogan "Bharat Jodo" (unite the country) and said the Sangh Parivar was already busy in "Bharat todo" (break the country) campaign. Read More »

Missile Threat: Trump Assures Guam Governor Of Safety


He adds, "if anything happens to Guam , there's going to be big, big trouble in North Korea ". The missile plans were previously announced. The island, which the USA snatched from Spain in 1898 and has used as a strategic outpost in the Pacific ever since, is home to an airfield, a naval station, and 160,000 Americans, of whom 7,000 are military personnel. Read More »

All Eyes On North Korea

The generals signed the agreement after days of bellicose rhetoric between President Donald Trump and North Korea , and as North Korea appeared to ease up on a threat to shoot missiles toward the US island territory of Guam . "Hopefully Kim Jong-un will find another path!" he added, referring to the country's authoritarian leader. "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" The US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff reiterated that military contacts ... Read More »

7 militants killed in USA airstrike in Somalia


AFRICOM did not release details about the types of military assets used in its latest round of strikes. The U.S. conducted a defensive airstrike against an armed group of al-Shabaab militants Wednesday during a joint U.S. The militants have recently increased their attacks against Africa Union and Somali forces especially in Mogadishu and southern Somalia, which has seen a surge of attacks that resulted in the loss of several strategic towns although the militants mainly held those towns ... Read More »

Mali extremist ordered to pay €2.7 million on Timbuktu rampage


At a previous hearing, Al Mahdi pleaded guilty and expressed remorse for his role in leading the destruction and urged Muslims around the world not to commit similar acts. The security situation in northern Mali posed serious challenges, said the Trust Fund for Victims, an agency that will implement the judges' order. Read More »

In Trump-McConnell Fight, Majority of GOP Voters Have President's Back


The group has not said when they plan to protest. "There are no good neo-nazis, and those who espouse their views are not supporters of American ideals and freedoms". McConnell, though, has remained silent on President Donald Trump's handling of the matter. "This week it's Robert E. Lee". Trump has been critical of McConnell since the Senate's failure to pass the "skinny" repeal of Obamacare . Read More »

Van hits pedestrians in Barcelona 'terror attack'


A previous statement from the police read: "Huge collision on Las Ramblas in Barcelona by an individual driving a van, many injuries". The Catalan Police announced that they had arrested one man and said they were treating the incident as a terrorist attack . Read More »

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha-led team in Kashmir on Peace Mission


The delegation had met NC president and MP Farooq Abdulalh last evening. "And we also discussed what the policy and attitude of the government should be for peace in the state", he said. According to news agency GNS, the Yashwant Sinha led team arrived in Degree College Kupwara at 2:20 pm and asked principal to arrange meeting with students in college's auditorium hall. Read More »

Kashmir issue can't be solved by violence: PM


He was speaking at the Congress "Sarthaka Samavesha" at National College grounds and said Modi should free people from false, drama, jest and lies and reveal the truth, reports Kannada Prabha . On the revamped crop insurance scheme, Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), launched in 2016, Modi said that over 10 million new farmers have enrolled under the scheme. Read More »

Democrat Introduces Articles of Impeachment in Response to Trump's Comments on Charlottesville


Cohen continued by stating neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan are domestic terrorists and the President's comment that "there were very fine people on both sides" demonstrates his inability or unwillingness to protect Americans from enemies. Democratic leaders have sought throughout the year to discourage such an aggressive strategy against Trump , fearing that it could both undercut the ongoing Russian Federation investigations and politicize those probes in ways that might damage Democrats in ... Read More »

Trump sides with white supremacists in defense of 'beautiful' Confederate statues


The subject of Confederate statues is not only related to the trend of cities reconsidering those monuments' status, but also the specific and imminent removal a statue of Robert E. In the wake of the violence in Charlottesville , several cities have acted to remove Confederate monuments . USA government officials have called for the removal of additional statues from various cities around the country. Read More »

Mattis: North Korea War Could Escalate Very Quickly


Gov. Ray Tenorio said officials of the USA territory were happy that the reherotic from Kim Jong-un had calmed down in recent days. North Korea had said it would finalise plans by mid-August on whether to fire missiles at Guam in response to " fire and fury " threats from US President Donald Trump . Read More »

Apple's CEO Tim Cook Takes on Donald Trump


Although never explicitly naming Trump in the message, Cook challenged the president's "moral equivalence" between white supremacists and Antifa protesters. It's a moral issue - an affront to America. "The President of the United States should say so". "We must all stand against it", he said in one of his tweets . Read More »

Pentagon prepares for a war game on the Korean Peninsula


But Moon in the Tuesday speech said pressure on Pyongyang is meant to bring the nation to the table for discussions. "I want all South Koreans to believe with confidence that there will be no war". USA officials and experts say the North has demonstrated major progress toward that goal with dozens of missile tests, including two ICBM launches last month. Read More »

Guam residents fear attack after North Korea statements


However, he says while the rhetoric from both leaders continues, "I don't think we're edging to an actual confrontation yet". According to a confidential assessment last month by the U.S. Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said that the "seeking a peaceful resolution to the crisis". "Those who don't know the North very well fall into this trap every time (thinking they are easing threats) but we've seen this before". Read More »

Israel's Netanyahu Faces Criticism For Delayed Reaction To Charlottesville Rally


Former prime minister Ehud Barak, also from Labour, said "an Israeli leader should have said within six hours our position as Jews, as Israelis, as brothers of a large community, the American Jewish community ... Terry McAuliffe "allowed chaos to reign". But they belong to the past. "We join with our political and religious brethren in calling upon President Trump to provide greater moral clarity in rejecting racism, bigotry, and antisemitism", they continued. Read More »

Spain rescues 600 migrants in 24 hours


The migrant boats were intercepted separately early Wednesday. Spanish police on Thursday said they had shut down a gang charging migrants 5,000 euros each to bring them across from Morocco via the Strait of Gibraltar on jet-skis. "But it isn't very big for the region", he said. The UN says more than 9,000 people have arrived in Spain so far this year - three times as many as the previous year. Read More »