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Barcelona attack: What we know so far

Witnesses described scenes of chaos and panic, with bodies strewn along the boulevard as others fled for their lives. The incident in the coastal Catalonian town of Alcanar on Wednesday injured seven people and killed one. Mr Willis said he was caught on the periphery of the carnage, just 10m from the street leading to their motel, but had a four-hour wait to get back to his accommodation. Lire la suite »

BJP emerges as top choice for corporate donors


The parties are expected to provide the name, address and PAN of each of these donors as well as the mode of the payment and the amount contributed by each donor. The figure was almost thrice the Rs 378.89 crore in corporate donation to national parties in the preceding eight years, in which there were two Lok Sabha elections and 52 Assembly polls. Lire la suite »

Trump à la défense des statues des confédérés


Des manifestants ont renversé la statue d'un soldat confédéré lundi soir dans le sud-est des Etats-Unis. "Mais nous devons raconter avec exactitude et véracité ce qu'il s'est passé", a déclaré M. Selon un récent rapport du Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), spécialisé dans les mouvements extrémistes et les droits civiques, plus de 1500 symboles confédérés demeurent encore dans l'espace public aux Etats-Unis, la plupart dans le sud. Lire la suite »

PM Modi to meet Paytm, Myntra, BigBasket and 200 startup owners today


Gandhi hit out at Modi's foreign policy which he said had alienated neighbouring countries. "Separatist and Hurriyat Conference leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, also welcomed Modi's statement by tweeting "Welcome @narendramodi also believes" Goli&gaali will not help resolve Kashmir" if insaniyat & insaaf replace them Resolution can become a Reality". Lire la suite »

South Essex College celebrating A Level results


Nearly three quarters, 73pc, of grades in Norfolk were A* to Cs, a slight dip on last year's 74pc, while in Suffolk the figure rose from 76pc to 77pc. "It has been a challenge for staff to prepare students thoroughly for more challenging A-levels and they have risen to the occasion very well". "I am looking forward to seeing our students today as they collect their results and look forward to seeing them in the years ahead as they embark on their chosen careers". Lire la suite »

Iran building long-range missile factory in Syria


The Israeli delegation will reportedly try to encourage the Trump administration to amend the current US-Russia cease-fire in southern Syria, in a way that ensures Iranian forces and the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah are ousted from the war-torn state. Lire la suite »

Donald Trump 'sad' to see pro-slavery statues go


Two of the largest in the world are Fort Bragg in North Carolina, named for Braxton Bragg, and Fort Hood in Texas, named for John Bell Hood. He added: "Also the beauty that is being taken out of our cities, towns and parks will be greatly missed and never able to be comparably replaced!" McAuliffe went on to say he doesn't believe that what happened in Charlottesville has anything to do with statues. Lire la suite »

Critics cry foul as HK democracy leaders get jail


Nathan Law and Alex Chow were sentenced to seven and eight months, respectively. A court sentenced the three activists to community service a year ago but the government appealed the decision and asked for a harsher punishment. "The relentless and vindictive pursuit of student leaders using vague charges smacks of political payback by the authorities", Mabel Au, director of Amnesty International Hong Kong, said in a statement Thursday . Lire la suite »

Hong Kong Jails Pro-Democracy Activists


The judges, who said there was a need to deter others, gave Law eight months in prison, seven to Chow and six for Wong, following deductions that included one-month cuts in sentences for the community service Wong and Law completed. A lower court had previously avoided deterrent punishment for Wong, Law and Chow, citing their "genuine wish to express their political ideals and concerns for society". Lire la suite »

No more war, urges South Korea president


In Seoul , South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he would consider sending a special envoy to North Korea for talks if the North stops its missile and nuclear tests, in an effort to jumpstart diplomacy. Joseph Dunford , chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told ABC News' Martha Raddatz . "There is now a limit on the warhead size and missiles that South Korea can have and yes, it is a topic under active consideration here", Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters ... Lire la suite »

Twitter suspends accounts linked to the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer


The site had moved its registration to Google after GoDaddy tweeted late Sunday night that it had given The Daily Stormer 24 hours to move its domain to another provider. "Some might call it satisfactory to wait until actual harm occurs before closing such a site". "But when someone tries to silence others or attacks them based on who they are or what they believe, that hurts us all and is unacceptable". Lire la suite »

To Guam residents: "In the event of a nuclear attack…"


Amidst the escalating crisis that has put Guam in the crossfire of a possibly nuclear-armed stand-off between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , the Archdiocese of Agana is asking faithful to "look to God in these hard times". Lire la suite »

US, China Agree to Improve Military Communications

The joint strategic dialogue mechanism agreement was signed Tuesday between Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , and his counterpart Gen. The island is a greatly significant USA strategic outpost in the Asia-Pacific region, 28 per cent of which is occupied by the military. "In cooperation with other nations, we will continue to employ diplomatic and economic pressure to convince North Korea to end its illegal nuclear and ballistic missile program". Lire la suite »

Trump Ends Business Panels as More CEOs Step Down


She directly cited Trump's response on Tuesday, when he defended his initial response that " many sides " were involved in the violent confrontation between white nationalists and counter-protesters. The heads of pharmaceutical giant Merck , the sports gear company Under Armour and the tech firm Intel chose to leave the advisory council. Two days later, Mr Trump bowed to pressure and said racism was "evil" and named racist organisations in his follow-up remarks about ... Lire la suite »

Moon says requisitioned workers have right to claim compensation


Moon Jae-in's comments came amid fears that joint U.S. That was the second missile alleged to be an ICBM to be tested by the regime of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, after on July 4, it carried out a ballistic missile test, and claimed that the rocket was the much coveted intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Lire la suite »

Osinbajo warns hate speeches will be considered an act of terrorism


He warned that the government intends to take the matter seriously. He said, "Somehow, these things (hate speeches) are resonating all over the world, new found nationalism and all of that". The government has consistently called on individuals and groups to desist from hate speeches. "The silence of leaders at this time in our country will be a grave disservice to our country, its peace and its future". Lire la suite »

Van Plows Into Crowd in Barcelona


Cristiano Ronaldo expressed grief after a van ploughed into crowds in the heart of Barcelona on Thursday. He took to twitter and said that he will take necessary actions. The entire area has been cordoned off by law enforcement, and local transportation systems have been shut down. Emergency services warned people to avoid the area around Barcelona's Placa Catalunya, one of the city's main squares at the top of the Ramblas, and requested the closure of nearby train and metro stations. Lire la suite »

OkCupid bans crying Nazi for life

Devin Colleran, Brand Manager at OkCupid, told Elite Daily the company found out this morning that Cantwell was on the site - and immediately got rid of him. Cantwell was featured in a Vice documentary that chronicled the violent rally last weekend in Charlottesville , Virginia, that resulted in the death of 32-year old counter-protestor Heather Heyer. Lire la suite »

Economist Cover Shows Trump Using KKK Hood As Megaphone


The image, created by Joe Berkeley, promotes an article titled , " Donald Trump has no grasp of what it means to be president ", and was tweeted out by The Economist early Thursday morning. The New Yorker's upcoming cover reacts to Trump's response to a violent white supremacist rally in Virginia. The article, which states that Trump's "unsteady response [to Charlottesville] contains a bad message for Americans", is listed as an "editor's Pick" on The Economist's website. Lire la suite »

Girl burned in viola case acid attack reveals her injuries


Speaking to ITV's This Morning on Thursday (17 August), Young said of the day she suffered the attack: "I came back to school from an appointment and I had music class and one of my friends said to me, "you better go up and check your viola because I've just seen Emily in the string room". Lire la suite »

L'attentat de Barcelone revendiqué par daesh


Deux hommes ont été arrêtés. D'après la presse espagnole, la police a arrêté le suspect principal de l'attaque terroriste survenue jeudi après-midi à Barcelone. Oukabir est lié à la camionnette utilisée dans l'attentat. Après avoir été inondée d'insultes, sa page Facebook a été désactivée. Il a expliqué que ses papiers d'identité avaient été dérobés. Lire la suite »