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National Trust backs down in volunteers gay rainbow badge row


Speaking to Breitbart London, the chairman of the Bow Group, Britain's oldest Conservative think-tank Ben Harris-Quinney said the decision of the Trust to make wearing LGBT badges mandatory was "un-British". "It's abhorrent", Mr Holmes added. However, a National Trust spokesperson said: "We are proud to share a fuller portrait of Robert Wyndham Ketton-Cremer and do not attach shame to his sexuality". Lire la suite »

Typhoon Noru kills two, draws near Japan


Typhoon Noru is approaching Japan's main islands, lashing the southern part of the country with heavy rain and strong winds. Two people are already confirmed dead and a further nine are missing after the typhoon smashed Kyushu and surrounding areas. Lire la suite »

Local Syrian forces control 45 per cent of Raqqa: US envoy


The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of Arab and Kurdish fighters and backed by US forces, have been encircling Raqqa and advancing on the city since November. In 2014, Isis had 40,000 foreign fighters from 110 countries across Syria and Iraq, according to United States officials. The coalition investigated the incident and concluded that ISIS had placed booby traps in the building that maximized the damage on impact. Lire la suite »

Bp. Dewane: Health care laws must begin and end with human person

First, the House of Representatives had fits trying to get a health care bill passed by the Republicans. Perhaps he misplaced his great health care plan. Health care is not simple. Otherwise, millions of low-income people with serious medical problems will be harmed and might even die. And as he sees it, it's the basic idea of simply showing "concern for other human beings", which he said he witnessed at points during the final debate in the Senate when senators weren't "willing to take a ... Lire la suite »

Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to move Supreme Court over GST


An official release said, the state Government has conveyed this to the centre during yesterday's GST Council meeting held in New Delhi through IT minister Taraka Rama Rao. While the GST Council cut the tax limit from the original 18% to 12%, KCR has demanded that welfare-oriented projects should be tax-exempt. Rao has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi drawing his attention to the issue. Lire la suite »

Southeast Asia issues strong rebuke, warning to North Korea

The Trump administration has made North Korea a top priority, with Tillerson announcing an worldwide pressure campaign in April that United States officials and observers say is beginning to tighten the noose on Pyongyang. At the end of July, US President Donald Trump tweeted that "they [China] do NOTHING for us with North Korea, just talk". The young leader has supervised three nuclear tests and a slew of missile firings. Lire la suite »

'Terrorists' attack military base in Venezuela


Speaking to camera, a man identifying himself as Captain Juan Caguaripano said any unit refusing to go along with its call for rebellion would be declared a military target. "If they're doing this to the chief prosecutor, imagine the helpless state all Venezuelans live in". She alleged that authorities were desperate to get their hands on dossiers containing information on dirty dealings by high-level officials, including sensitive details about millions of dollars in bribes paid by ... Lire la suite »

Israel moves to close Al Jazeera's offices over 'support for terrorism'


Communications Minister Ayoob Kara said he planned to revoke the press credentials of Al-Jazeera journalists, effectively preventing them from working in Israel. Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has likened its coverage to "Nazi Germany-style" propaganda. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been threatening to shut Al Jazeera's operations in the country, accusing the network of inciting violence against Israel. Lire la suite »

Landgericht Köln: Bewährungsstrafe für den Telekom-Hacker


Die Bewährung entspricht den Forderungen von der Staatsanwaltschaft und der Verteidigung. Der 29-Jährige ist während des Prozesses geständig. Daniel K. Durch den Angriff entstand der Deutschen Telekom nach eigenen Angaben ein Schaden von gut zwei Millionen Euro. Bei den Telekom-Routern war die Attacke zwar erfolglos. Lire la suite »

ASEAN urges North Korea to comply with United Nations resolutions

Just hours before the meetings were due to start, the UN Security Council voted unanimously to back a US-drafted resolution to dramatically tighten the existing sanctions targeting North Korea. President Donald Trump. The US, she said has been working with China on North Korea. Beijing has often protected Pyongyang from harmful resolutions in the past. Lire la suite »

North Korea top of agenda at ASEAN meeting


Wang says China has made great efforts to safeguard the global nuclear nonproliferation regime while urging all relevant parties to fulfill their responsibilities. With the US, Japan and South Korea expected to push for stronger actions against the North, a verbal showdown loom. "We are trying to apply pressure to bring the North to the negotiating table". Lire la suite »

China urges North Korea to stop missile tests


But it remains to be seen how strongly China, North Korea's largest trading partner, will implement the new sanctions. The sweeping measures were the first of that scope to be imposed on North Korea since US President Donald Trump took office and highlighted China's willingness to punish its Pyongyang ally. Lire la suite »

Soldiers assault military base in Venezuela in 'attempted coup'


One witness in the area of a military base in the town of Naguanagua reported hearing gunshots before dawn, but Cabello said the situation had been brought under control. "This is not a coup but a military and civil action to re-establish constitutional order", said the leader, who said his name was Juan Caguaripano and referenced "Operation David". Lire la suite »

Terror probe opened into Eiffel Tower incident


The incident was initially treated as a criminal matter, but was later designated a counter-terrorism case because of the suspect's statements to police and his apparent radicalisation, the source said. The legal source said the man with the knife, a Frenchman born in the West African state of Mauritania, had been discharged from a psychiatric hospital in July. Lire la suite »

SSC CGL 2016 final result today


The Merit List is prepared on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the written examination and the options given by the candidates during documents verification process. The eager candidates will be happy to finally get their SSC CGL 2016 final results after a long wait. After the results are announced, the commission will intimate the successful candidates on the next process on their website. Lire la suite »

Shares in BlackBerry Limited (BBRY) Acquired by HighTower Advisors LLC


The firm owned 67,695 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 17,420 shares during the period. Greylin Investment Mangement Inc.'s holdings in BlackBerry Limited were worth $676,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Shares of BlackBerry Limited ( NASDAQ BBRY ) opened at 9.42 on Friday. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $10.09 and a 200-day moving average price of $8.79. Lire la suite »

Chinese tourists detained over Nazi salute in Berlin


Berlin police officers say they detained the two men, aged 36 and 49, after they were seen striking the Nazi-era pose and photographing each other with their mobile phones. The Reichstag building has a history bound up with Hitler's rise, as the Nazis blamed the Communists when it was destroyed by fire in 1933. However, according to a report by Deutsche Welle, there were theories that the Nazis themselves had set the building ablaze in order to justify restrictions on civil liberties in ... Lire la suite »

Renforcement des sanctions contre la Corée du Nord


Ce qui est fou dans cette décision, c'est que les États-Unis ont su convaincre la Chine - gros soutien de la Corée du Nord - et la Russie pour permettre ce coup de pression sur la Corée du Nord, accusée aujourd'hui d'être une "menace internationale". Lire la suite »

White House Issues Guidance on Trump's Trans Military Ban


Mattis (R) is pictured leaving a National Security Council meeting on July 20 with President Donald Trump (C) and Vice President Mike Pence. It's no wonder that Senators and Representatives from both parties have joined former military leaders and the majority of Americans in supporting transgender troops. Lire la suite »

Watch Trump kiss Mario Cantone's Scaramucci goodbye on The President Show

Mr Scaramucci , a famously flamboyant character, was reported to be hosting an online Q&A on Friday, but the day before the event he tweeted that it wasn't going to happen. Lizza sat down with David Remnick on The New Yorker Radio Hour to play parts of the call for the first time and glean a few conclusions about why his tenure was so brief. Lire la suite »

China hits back at Trump criticism over North Korea

North Korea said on Saturday it had conducted another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile that proved its ability to strike the USA mainland, drawing a sharp warning from Trump and a rebuke from China. shoulder the responsibility, and uphold the obligations provided for in the relevant Security Council resolutions". Trade between Beijing and Washington has nothing to do with the North Korean conflict, a senior Chinese official said on Monday. Lire la suite »

Russia's diamond giant says mine flooded with 150 inside


Eight miners are missing after Russia's largest diamond mine in Siberia was flooded and efforts are on to locate them. However, the company insisted that all of the mine's equipment had been subject to regular testing. Emergency Situations Minister Puchkov also traveled to the scene. "Search and rescue operations will continue until the circumstances (of the accident) become clear", he was quoted as saying by TASS. Lire la suite »