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California adds 82600 jobs in July; unemployment rate rises to 4.8%

California adds 82600 jobs in July; unemployment rate rises to 4.8% The unemployment rates measures the percentage of the workforce that is jobless and looking for work. The District, Maryland and Virginia each saw the size of their labor forces grow over the past year. The long-term challenge of developing the state's workforce to meet employer demand of more than one million jobs over the next 10 years remains the Department of Workforce Development's top prio... [Full Article...]

Video surfaces of Indian-Chinese soldiers' scuffle in Ladakh

Video surfaces of Indian-Chinese soldiers' scuffle in Ladakh The soldiers on the north appear to be from the People's Liberation Army and the ones on the bottom in khakhi attire are Indian soldiers. India yesterday said it would continue to engage with China to find a mutually acceptable solution to the Doklam standoff, asserting that peace and tranquility on the border was an important pre-requisite for smooth bilateral relationship. [Full Article...]

Three organizations pull events from Trump's Mar-a-Lago

Three organizations pull events from Trump's Mar-a-Lago But Trump's response to weekend events in Charlottesville, where white nationalists and radical right wing groups convened for demonstrations and where one woman was killed when an OH man drove into a crowd of counter-protesters, likely factored into the Clinic's "careful consideration". [Full Article...]

Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Dr Ruth Pfau laid to rest in Karachi

Pakistan's 'Mother Teresa' Dr Ruth Pfau laid to rest in Karachi German-Pakistani national Dr Ruth breathed her last after prolonged illness on August 10, 2017 at the age of 87, in a private hospital in Karachi. Pakistani soldiers on Saturday carried the flag-draped coffin of German-born Catholic nun Ruth Pfau to a state funeral where she was honored after devoting her life to eradicating leprosy in the country. [Full Article...]

Paul Allen's Team Finds Sunken World War II Ship

Paul Allen's Team Finds Sunken World War II Ship Seven-plus decades after the sinking of the Indianapolis , the wreckage was found resting on the seafloor Saturday by a team that included historians from the Naval History and Heritage Command in Washington, D.C. The team was able to develop a new estimated position, although it still covered 600 square miles of open ocean. Allen-led expeditions have also resulted in the discovery of the Jap... [Full Article...]

Kennedy Center Honors Breaking News, Photos, and Videos

Kennedy Center Honors Breaking News, Photos, and Videos The White House in a statement Saturday said the first couple "extend their sincerest congratulations and well wishes to all of this year's award recipients for their many accomplishments". The president and first lady are usually very involved in the Kennedy Center Honors. Singer Gloria Estefan , who is also an honouree this year, revealed her intention to attend the ceremony - but primaril... [Full Article...]

Trump's stance on statues alienates Republicans

Trump's stance on statues alienates Republicans A statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee - who led the Confederate Army during the American Civil War - was found defaced with its nose and other facial features chipped off at North Carolina's Duke University on Thursday. See: Trump accuses Graham of "disgusting lie" about Charlottesville comments . "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running against Flake", Trump tweeted. [Full Article...]

Filipina injured in Barcelona attack

Filipina injured in Barcelona attack Around 70 miles away in the seaside town of Cambrils, five terrorists wearing fake suicide belts were shot dead by police early on Friday after ramming pedestrians with a auto in a second attack. Her British husband, Arriola added, is en route to Barcelona to help find his son. "It (DFA) has expressed its condolences to the Spanish Government following the incident that left four Irish citizens ... [Full Article...]

23 die in Muzaffarnagar train accident

23 die in Muzaffarnagar train accident Muzaffarnagar: Coaches of the Puri-Haridwar Utkal Express after it derailed in Khatauli near Muzaffarnagar on Saturday. At least 20 bodies were recovered from the spot till the filing of the reports . Patnaik expressed concern at the loss of life in the derailment and directed commerce and transport department to work in coordination with Railway department and the UP Government to provide ... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court directs Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI on 23 August

Supreme Court directs Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI on 23 August Karti gave the undertaking before the Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar which fixed August 23 as the date for his appearance at the investigating agency's New Delhi office. That's not our job. "In these circumstances, even though I have cooperated with the investigating agencies to present a distorted picture that I had never cooperated in the past is incorrect", he said in... [Full Article...]

Antifa Protesters Outnumber White Supremacists in Free Speech Rally in Boston

Antifa Protesters Outnumber White Supremacists in Free Speech Rally in Boston However, on the event's Facebook page, organizers insisted that their movement for free speech was "in no way affiliated with the Charlottesville rally". Boston-area Black Lives Matter co-organizer Angelina Camacho said she rejected the claims made by the "Free Speech Rally" organizers to distance themselves from the violence in Charlottesville. [Full Article...]

Lockdown in Nimes following reported incident at railway station

Lockdown in Nimes following reported incident at railway station French authorities say a police operation is underway at a train station near the Spanish border and all passengers have been evacuated. Prefet du Gard "confirms the absence of shooting at the Nimes station", according to a Twitter announcement, which added that the police operation is underway to "check against a suspicious report". [Full Article...]

Russian Knife Attacker Injures Eight People

Russian Knife Attacker Injures Eight People As per a report in Reuters, the Islamic State has claimed the responsibility for the attack. A video posted online appears shows the aftermath of the attack, with a police officer seen crouching over the body of the suspect. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) on Saturday has purported responsibility for a stabbing attack in Russian Federation, that has left two people in serious c... [Full Article...]

Pak EC's nod for nomination of Sharif wife's challenged

Pak EC's nod for nomination of Sharif wife's challenged In a statement issued here on Saturday, the spokesperson said that being president PML-N Lahore , Commerce Minister Pervaiz Malik had been assigned the responsibility of NA-120 by-election. The Election Commission of Pakistan's returning officer for the constituency had accepted Kulsoom's nomination papers on Thursday after Senator Asif Kirmani appeared in her place to respond to reservations, Da... [Full Article...]

Moscow hopes Iran won't quit nuclear deal

Moscow hopes Iran won't quit nuclear deal The remarks came after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in an address to lawmakers on Tuesday that Tehran could leave the nuclear deal "in hours" if the United States continues to add more sanctions. The 2015 deal was agreed upon after lengthy negotiations between Iran and the United States, Britain, China, France, Russia and Germany. In trying to continue to pursue these policies, Iran's g... [Full Article...]

'Clear the Shelters' day helps make pet adoption affordable

'Clear the Shelters' day helps make pet adoption affordable Still, only two or three animals out of 100-plus adoptions were returned to the shelter. Animal shelters across the USA - including more than a dozen in San Diego County - will team up with NBC Saturday to find loving forever homes for pets in need. [Full Article...]

Confederate monuments not limited to the Old South

Confederate monuments not limited to the Old South Lee . Stonewall Jackson - who's next, Washington, Jefferson?" It was said about the removal of the statues that this beauty would be missed as it was no more in the towns, parks, and cities; it would never be replaced with anything. [Full Article...]

India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead

India train crash in Uttar Pradesh leaves 23 dead The photos and television images showed a tangle of cars lying on the side, on which hundreds of people were trying to retrieve passengers still stuck. At least five carriages came off the tracks and some hit nearby houses in Muzaffarnagar, northern India. Numerous train's passengers are still trapped inside carriages. [Full Article...]

Trump slams 2 GOP senators as 'toxic' and 'publicity seeking'

Heyer", Trump tweeted Thursday morning. "Such a disgusting lie". "He just can't forget his election trouncing", Trump tweeted . He also equivocated on whether to remove the Confederate battle banner from the SC state capitol after the 2015 Charleston church shooting, insisting the flag is " part of who we are ". [Full Article...]

Military Leaders Are Condemning The White Supremacist Violence In Charlottesville

Military Leaders Are Condemning The White Supremacist Violence In Charlottesville Defense Secretary James MattisJames Norman MattisTrump to tackle Afghanistan strategy at Camp David Four members of Joint Chiefs denounce racism US, Japan conduct air drills after North Korea issues Guam warning MORE on Thursday stood shoulder to shoulder with the USA military service chiefs in affirming racism has no place in the Pentagon, following this weekend's deadly white supremacist r... [Full Article...]


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