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Retired police chief in New Jersey accused of hate crime, excessive force


The violent encounter previous year, however, is just the tip of the iceberg for Nucera, who has repeatedly used racial slurs and police dogs to threaten and intimidate African Americans in Bordentown, according to The Washington Post . According to 2010 census data footnoted in the federal complaint, showed that Bordentown's population is nearly 75 percent white whereas the census bureau's FactFinder page showed that Trenton's population is 52 percent black. Read More »

Katz on Syria strike: Israel operates to prevent weapons smuggling


Israel said last month it had attacked Syrian government artillery after fire from across the armistice line hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, and warned it would step up such retaliation in the future. A senior Israeli minister Thursday declined to comment on reports that Israeli aircraft had struck a target in Syria the night before but repeated a threat to hit arms shipments to Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas. Read More »

White House Denies Trump Called Justice System A 'Laughingstock'

Like Monday, expect questions in today's briefing to focus mainly (if not entirely) on new updates in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Trump's campaign ties to Russian Federation. CNN White House reporter Jeremy Diamond noted that Sanders' JFK/Kennedy mistake was perhaps the least thing wrong with her defense of Kelly's statements. Read More »

Suu Kyi makes 1st visit to conflict-torn northern Rakhine


Dhaka has yet to send an official list of the Rohingya who have fled since August 25, he told AFP. Some had small boats or pulled makeshift rafts to get to Bangladesh on the river's western bank, but most walked, children cradled in their arms and the elderly carried on their backs, with sacks of belongings tied to staves on their shoulders. Read More »

Terrorists attack CRPF convoy in Kashmir: 5 Jawans injured


A police officials informed that three CRPF jawans received bullet injuries while two others were injured after getting hit by broken glass panes of the vehicle. CRPF vehicle was on way from Khanabal to Mattan Pahalgam when the attack took place, they said. Last month, militants had attacked a CRPF vehicle in busy Sanat Nagar area of Srinagar. Read More »

All Blacks kick off 2019 Rugby World Cup against Springboks


South Africa , World Cup champions in 1995 and 2007, face three-time winners New Zealand in the first of four matches during the pool stages of the tournament. This is about as tough as Ireland's admittedly kind group for the 2019 Rugby World Cup could've been. Twice champions Australia, runners up in 2015, will open Pool D play against Fiji, and Wales will take on Georgia. Read More »

PM Modi holds rally in Himachal's Rehan, calls Congress 'laughing club'


Mocking the Congress manifesto which spoke of "zero tolerance on corruption", Modi asked, "Will anybody in Himachal Pradesh believe the Congress? ". Congress is no longer the party of Mahatma Gandhi. The prime minister, who is in Himachal today, will address a rally in Rehan in the Fatehpur Assembly constituency in Kangra district and another in Dhaula Kuan in Paonta Sahib. Read More »

Catalonia: Deadline looms for Carles Puigdemont and ousted officials


Puigdemont fled to Brussels on Monday with five of his cabinet ministers shortly after Maza filed the complaints. He said he would testify from Belgium and will not return to Spain. Thursday for questioning that is scheduled to last through Friday. The struggle has also divided Catalonia itself and caused deep resentment across the rest of Spain, although separatist sentiment persists in the Basque Country and some other areas. Read More »

Workplace gender equality not expected until 2234 - WEF

Another WEF source said: "This report shows how Saudi Arabia is slowly but surely paving the way for a stronger society where women are given the opportunity to live their full potential". But it has not been a good year for women elsewhere in the world. Rwanda came in fourth, with another Nordic country, Sweden, in fifth place. That compares to education parity, which could be reached in 13 years, it predicts. Read More »

NZ offers to take 150 Manus refugees

Some 600 asylum seekers and refugees have barricaded themselves inside the mothballed complex, which officially closed on Tuesday, fearful they will be attacked if they venture outside. Amid the stand-off on Manus, a refugee living in Australia's offshore detention centre on Nauru has been killed, the government has confirmed. "People were lying down on the floor and were struggling with serious hunger, having not eaten since Tuesday". Read More »

England coach Trevor Bayliss labels Ben Stokes an Ashes 'write-off'


Speaking in Perth during England's first nets session since arriving in Australia, Bayliss reiterated his long-held belief that personal responsibility is a key aspect of being a professional cricketer, and added that England's players themselves had decided when is and isn't acceptable to have a drink and enjoy the experience of being on tour. Read More »

Disqualified Pakistani PM Sharif returns to face charges


A five-member team of the National Accountability Bureau ( NAB ), headed by deputy director Mehboob Ahmed, met Nawaz in the presence of his lawyers. According to our correspondent, the NAB team is unlikely to arrest the ousted PM in connection with two corruption cases in which Accountability Court has issued bailable arrest warrants of the accused. Read More »

Team Unhappy With Akshay Kumar?


Reports are coming that Akshay's announcement has irked 2.0 team because people are reading in between the lines. It was also said that Akshay will be playing the role of Dr Richard, an antagonist in the film. "Even the Akshay Kumar came in the film the whole negative part was just removed as Akshay's image is of a national hero so how can we show him negative". Read More »

Dozing off during prayer pleases god: Pope


Francis' comical comment was caught during an episode of a Catholic TV2000 television program posted on YouTube, according to the Guardian . "Saint Therese did it too, ' he said in reference to a 19th century French nun, adding that Christians were called to feel like children lying in their fathers" arms, a place conducive to napping. Read More »

Uttar Pradesh NTPC blast: 20 killed, 100 injured, death toll may rise


The state-owned operator said there had been an "unfortunate accident in the boiler". Ten people with serious injuries were sent to other facilities. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, who is in Mauritius on a three-day official visit, has announced Rs200,000 aid for the families of the deceased and Rs. Read More »

Gas prices on the rise due to "perfect storm"


However, current Wyoming gas prices are 1 cent higher than the national average of $2.45 per gallon, according to, a gasoline tracker and mobile app. DeHaan says refinery maintenance, a major pipeline outage and low gas inventories are the issues that will drive prices up quickly. Some areas have prices rise to almost 50 cents per gallon, including another double-digit gain on the market in response to continued tightness in the region. Read More »

Suspect in NY attack once cited near North Platte


Police have identified the driver as Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, a 29-year-old Uzbek national who held a "green card" visa that permitted him to live in the USA legally. This image made from a video provided by Tawhid Kabir shows the suspect in a deadly attack running across the street with a fake gun in each hand on Tuesday, Oct. Read More »

Iowa's Clovis urged Trump foreign policy adviser to meet with Russians

Donald Trump's presidential campaign agreed to a pre-election meeting with representatives of Russian President Vladimir Putin , according to an email sent by campaign aide George Papadopoulos . There is no evidence that the planned meeting described in Papadopoulos's email ever took place, and he may have been bragging to his contact about his influence in the campaign. Read More »

Iran to reopen border crossings with Iraq's Kurdish region


An Iraqi official showed Reuters pictures of the Iraqi flag being raised at the border gate, where Iraqi and Turkish soldiers were deployed and Turkish flags also hoisted. The region's airspace was closed to global commercial flights, Ankara threatened the use of military force and both Iran and Turkey threatened to close border crossings vital to the landlocked region. Read More »

Utah Nurse Settles For $500000 Over Arrest Video


Salt Lake City police Detective Jeff Payne, who arrested the nurse, was sacked from the force last month and Lieutenant James Tracey, who was watch commander at the time of the incident, was demoted to officer. The oblivious patient was not a suspect in the disaster area that executed another driver. Her lawyer Karra Poter told the Independent : "There will be no lawsuit". Read More »

Envision Healthcare Corporation (EVHC) Reached a 52-Week Low


Cantor Fitzgerald reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Envision Healthcare Corporation in a report on Monday, July 24th. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock is 2.80. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 5,741 shares of the company's stock valued at $146,000 after buying an additional 2,316 shares during the last quarter. Read More »

'Multiple parties down' after shooting at Walmart in Colorado


Please stay away from the area, the police said. The Thornton police has not released any additional information on the victims so far. "We've got multiple parties down, we're still trying to ascertain what their conditions are", Thornton Police Officer Victor Avila said. Read More »

'Anne Frank' High-Speed Train Draws Criticism Over Echo Of Nazi Deportations

The Diary of Anne Frank is a global bestseller, describing the Jewish girl's life in hiding with her family in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam in World War Two. Berlin-based Deutsche Bahn said the move was "in no way meant to damage the memory of Anne Frank". CSU, based in Bavaria, is the sister party of German chancellor, Angela Merkel's own party, Christian Democratic Union. Read More »

Mom straps kid to roof of minivan to hold kiddie pool down


Officials were called after getting a report of a child riding on a minivan while holding a pool. The mother then continued driving down the road and pulled into her sister's house where police caught up with her. Schmunk told cops that she picked the pool up from a nearby residence and couldn't fit it inside her vehicle. "To put a kid on top of the auto is beyond ridiculous", she added. Read More »

Voters lean against constitutional convention


Last month, it was a much tighter vote with 39 percent opposing and 44 percent in support of the Convention. The Siena poll predicts a small voter turnout for the off-year election. Experts will discuss a ballot proposal being voted on next week regarding a New York State constitutional convention at a lecture scheduled for 6 p.m. Read More »

Pakistan, Iran agree on political solution to peace in Afghanistan

According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office Pakistan here on Wednesday, Pakistani delegation was led by Director General ( Afghanistan ) Mansoor Ahmad Khan in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs while the Iranian side was led by Director General Rasoul Eslami of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who visited Islamabad for these consultations. Read More »

MNS, Congress workers clash over hawkers


The Congress workers supporting the hawkers protested against the attack on them on the railway premises in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region by MNS workers over the past few days. But that, too, was disrupted by the MNS. "My only aim is to implement the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, which essentially gives rights to the street hawkers as well as licences". Read More »

Man identified in NY attack was arrested in St. Charles County


All four cases involved guilty findings with fines paid. Authorities say Saipov drove a truck the wrong way down a bike path in Lower Manhattan, deliberately mowing down cyclists. Additionally, Grassley asked DHS to document whether Saipov was on a terrorist watch list and whether he had any criminal convictions. An Uber spokesperson confirmed to CBS News Saipov was a driver for them and had passed a background check. Read More »

Cassie Sainsbury sentenced to six years in jail


A Colombian judge will soon decide if accused Australian drug mule Cassie Sainsbury can reduce her jail time to six years. The South Australian arrived in court surrounded by the media, while her mother, Lisa Evans was also in court for the sentencing. Read More »

Second Uzbek man sought for questioning in NY attack probe


The organization is seeking a second man, 32-year-old Mukhammadzoir Kadirov, a Uzbek, in connection with the attack. The person is identified as Mukhammadzoir Kadirov, who is approximately 33 years old with black hair and brown eyes. The suspect in Tuesday's deadly terror attack in New York City - Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov - was known to US authorities because his name was associated with the subjects of other FBI counterterrorism investigations in 2015, an intelligence source ... Read More »

Justin Trudeau dresses up as Clark Kent (and Superman) for Halloween


Trudeau descended the stairs sporting slicked down hair and a blue suit with a bright red tie, surprising the assembled staff and journalists who were waiting for him. Why don't politicians in the United Kingdom dress up for Halloween? Superman's alterego Clark Kent is a journalist, and Trudeau's costume choice comes at a time when politicians across the globe, from US President Donald Trump to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, have accused the media of spreading "fake news" and maligning ... Read More »