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First person charged with breaching new burka law in Denmark


They're investigating CCTV footage to see if the other woman had deliberately tried to rip off the niqab . Mr Borcher said: 'During the fight her niqab came off, but by the time we arrived she had put it back on again '. Denmark's ban on niqabs and other full-face coverings in public spaces went into effect on August 1, drawing condemnation from many who say the law is a form of religious discrimination. Read More »

Employee At Migrant Children's Shelter Accused Of Sexually Abusing Girl


The 14-year-old girl's roommate told investigators that she saw Negrete enter their room on the night of June 27, kiss the girl and touch her genitalia. Since the Trump administration ended its policy of family separation at the border in response to bipartisan outcry, the government has scrambled to reunite the families, including more than 2,500 children, under court-ordered deadlines. Read More »

More than 100 goats descend upon unsuspecting Boise neighborhood


The company that owns the goats rents them out to customers who need fields cut like a lawn mowing service, according to the spokeswoman. All of the escaped goats have since been accounted for but not before KTVB said they did a number on their newfound hosts' lawns, stripping leaves off trees and digging through landscaping. Read More »

GOP chairwoman to donors: Don't trust the Kochs


Trump's public attacks against Koch and his brother David, who recently retired, highlight a growing divide between the populist base of the Republican Party represented by the President and the business-minded wing that for years has relied heavily on the Koch brothers' financial support and influence. Read More »

Judge orders noisy convict's mouth to be sealed with duct tape


Williams was sentenced to 24 years in jail for the three convictions. Cleveland's Fox 8 News recorded the sentencing hearing and posted a video of it online. Shut your mouth, and I'll tell you when you can talk, ' he told the defendant. Video taken by FOX 8 Cleveland shows a deputy pulling a piece of tape from the roll in preparation to tape Williams' mouth as Williams speaks out, saying he didn't get a fair trial or any justice and the judge is not allowing him to "speak how I need to ... Read More »

A Russian helicopter has crashed in Siberia killing 18 oil workers


Russian media quoted sources as saying that three crew members and 15 passengers were killed. Law enforcers also said the helicopter crashed because of midair collision with a cargo carried by another helicopter. Utair has launched its own investigation of the Siberian crash and offered its condolences to families of the deceased. 'Utair's Mi-8 helicopter 25640 was flying from Vankor to Kharkasale, ' said an spokesman for Russia's emergencies ministry. Read More »

Ivanka: Child separations were 'low point' for White House


Asked to elaborate, Trump offered what she said was "my own personal perspective". While Frates said she agreed with Ivanka's disapproval of Trump's signature phrase, she also felt the media was at fault. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Wednesday addressed the incident, saying the Trump administration supports a free press. The president has broadly labeled the news media the "enemy of the people" and regularly accuses reporters of spreading "fake news" - his term for ... Read More »

USA extends North Korea sanction list

The report comes just days after President TrumpDonald John TrumpEric Trump: Entire family has received "white powder" in the mail Manafort bookkeeper: He approved "every penny" on personal bills Outsider businessman wins Tennessee GOP governor's primary MORE tweeted praise for North Korea's Kim Jong Un over the return of USA remains from the Korean War and seemed to suggest the two leaders could meet for a second time after their historic summit in June. Read More »

Trade war, day 28: China to Trump: ‘Calm down.’


In June, Trump directed the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) to impose an additional 10% tariff on US$200bn of Chinese goods, in response to China's decision to impose retaliatory duties on US goods. "China's position is firm and clear cut", the spokesman said. China wasted no time in responding to the United States' proposal to increase duties. Read More »

US, Mexico move closer to deal on autos content rules


Mexico has publicly accepted for the first time the United States' proposal to include set minimum wages for the automotive industry as part of a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The Mexican peso spiked 0.2 per cent to its strongest level of the day after news of progress on the autos element of talks, before slipping back. That's more than five times the United States $3 per hour that many auto sector workers in Mexico now earn. Read More »

Passenger Films As Jet Crashes After Takeoff In Mexico


Heavy thuds can be heard as the plane comes to a grinding halt before panicked screams fill the cabin. She said she was lucky enough to turn around and there was a hole somewhere in the plane. Aispuro said none of the injuries were life-threatening. Israel Solano Mejia says that "the majority of passengers left (the plane) under their own power". Read More »

`Burqa ban’ goes into effect in Denmark


Ayah, 37, a wearer of the niqab weeps as she is embraced by a police officer during a demonstration against the Danish face veil ban in Copenhagen , Denmark , August 1, 2018. The law allows people to cover their face when there is a "recognisable purpose" such as cold weather or complying with other legal requirements, such as using motorcycle helmets required under traffic regulations. Read More »

Trump thanks North Korea's Kim for handing over war remains


The remains had been transferred from the small boxes they arrived in on Friday into full-sized caskets, draped with United Nations flags. According to the US Department of Defense, 7,697 personnel from the Korean conflict are still unaccounted for , of whom 5,300 are believed to be North of the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea . Read More »

China Imposes $60B Retaliatory Tariffs on U.S.

Beijing's latest salvo came after the Trump administration upped the ante in its plans for additional tariffs on Chinese goods worth US$200 billion, suggesting the rate could be increased to 25 per cent. Beijing's earlier round of tariffs appeared created to minimize the impact on the Chinese economy by targeting soybeans, whiskey and other goods available from Brazil, Australia and other suppliers. Read More »

Indonesia Presents Indo-Pacific Cooperation Concept at Asean Ministerial Meeting


Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (centre) and participants in Asean foreign ministers' talks wave during the opening ceremony of the meeting in Singapore on Thursday. A senior ASEAN diplomat involved in the talks said negotiations on the regional code could start in Cambodia as early as this month. It was timed to coincide with a series of ASEAN-led meetings in the city-state this week, including a security forum on Saturday at which US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will be ... Read More »

Portugal breaks temperature records amid heatwave


According to The Weather Channel , a whopping 45C could be recorded in areas of Portugal and Spain. In Spain, heat warnings were also issued for 41 of the country's 50 provinces as temperatures were expected to reach up to 44C (111.2F). The sweltering Iberian temperatures follow weeks of sustained heat across Europe . Scientists monitoring the decline say the glacier will lose its title of the highest point to the mountain's northern tip. Read More »

France's Macron survives no-confidence votes amid scandal


Macron's Republic On The Move party controls a majority in the lower house National Assembly. The no-confidence motions were widely viewed as symbolic, given that Macron's centrist La Republique En Marche (The Republic On the Move) has an absolute majority in the assembly. Read More »

Donald Trump's tweet on Muller probe 'opinion not order': White House


The former NY mayor pointed out that Trump said Sessions "should" stop the probe not that he "must" stop the probe. US President Donald Trump yesterday said Attorney General Jeff Sessions should terminate the investigation into Russian election interference "right now" and called the prosecution of his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort "a hoax". Read More »

Person taunts bison in Yellowstone National Park


At one point, the bison begins to charge the man, who quickly dodges out of the way. Yellowstone National Park officials are now investigating, according to the station. The National Park Service advises visitors to stay at least 100 yards away from bears and wolves, and at least 25 yards away from all other wildlife. Read More »

France Bans The Use Of Smart Devices In Schools


High schools will have the option to choose whether to adopt the ban . A recent study showed that nearly nine out of 10 students own a smartphone in France and a high number of complaints have been reported by school teachers regarding the students who engage in messaging and chatting in the class. Read More »

Jalalabad attack: '15 killed' in eastern Afghan city


The city, which is the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, has been hit by series of terror attacks over the past couple of years. Officials were so concerned that a decision was made to hand over security for the area to the Afghan National Army, beginning on Wednesday, according to Attaullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province. Read More »

GOP Leaders Rattled as Trump Threatens Government Shutdown Blog Ohio Clock


Democrats have vowed to block any new wall funding in the Senate, where Republicans don't have enough votes to pass a spending bill on their own. But the president has been anything but patient, taking to Twitter on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday to say he's ready to have a government shutdown unless he sees action on his immigration priorities. Read More »

Israel and Jordan kill Islamic State fighters flushed out of Syria


ISIL and its affiliated Khaled Bin Al Waleed group still control pockets in southern Syria, as well as some western areas, close to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights . The Russian military official said that United Nations mission staff members were unable to work at their bases during the armed conflict on the Syrian territory, which was controlled by militants. Read More »

States vow to press fight against Trump's auto fuel rules

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says the proposal would make cars more affordable and save lives. Bill Wehrum, an assistant EPA administrator, told reporters on Thursday that many things had changed, including a drop in fuel prices, since the efficiency rules were last set six years ago. Read More »

Italy's Conte to meet Trump as allies step up anti-EU rhetoric


Mr Trump welcomed the prime minister to the White House for the first time since Mr Conte came to power in June, bringing together two outsider leaders who have emerged from populist waves in their countries. Speaking about the hostile relations between the United States and Iran, Mr Trump declared he would be still be willing to meet if Iran if "they wanted" to, despite escalating tensions between the two countries. Read More »