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People Top highlights from the 2018 Global Citizen Festival
Author: 0 Top highlights from the 2018 Global Citizen Festival

Concert-goers at the Global Citizen Festival at FNB Stadium . Richard Branson, also via a recorded video link, announced a $105 million commitment from donors including UK Aid, Virgin Unite and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This is the outfit Beyoncè adorned for the last part of her performance, where in the end, she and her stood side-by-side to bid farewell to South Africa.

People Venezuela's Maduro is on his way to Russian Federation to meet Putin
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro is on his way to Russian Federation to meet Putin

President Erdogan lambasted United States restrictions as " manipulative attacks from certain countries and acts of sabotage from economic assassins ". sanctions. The Venezuelan government has been facing a series of U.S. embargoes targeting its economy and the country's officials since 2014, under the pretext of alleged human rights abuses and threats to USA national security.

People Operation Pollino: Italian mafia struck in Europe-wide sting
Author: 0 Operation Pollino: Italian mafia struck in Europe-wide sting

Millions of euro in laundered money was seized at the businesses and homes raided across the four countries, officials said, and several "high-ranking" members of 'Ndrangheta are believed to have been among those arrested . Federico Cafiero De Raho, a prosecutor in Italy, told the press conference that every year about 1.5 tons of cocaine are seized in just a single port in Italy, and said that 'Ndrangheta's smuggling operations in other European ports, such as Rotterdam and Antwerp, amount ...

People PETA Compared ‘Speciesist’ Language To Racism And Twitter Lost It
Author: 0 PETA Compared ‘Speciesist’ Language To Racism And Twitter Lost It

Instead of " kill two birds with one stone " say " feed two birds with one scone ", and instead of "being the guinea pig", say "be the test tube", PETA said. Another example is instead of saying "bring home the bacon", you should say "bring home the bagels". Instead of: " Kill two birds with one stone ".

People Facebook collected records of users' text and phone calls, secret documents reveal
Author: 0 Facebook collected records of users' text and phone calls, secret documents reveal

MP Damian Collins, who chairs Parliament's Digital, Culture Media and Sports Committee, said the probe established several key issues. A California court had ordered that the emails be kept secret as part of the ongoing lawsuit against the social network, but Mr Kramer claims he was given no choice when confronted at his London hotel room by Parliament's Serjeant-at-Arms and threatened with imprisonment.

People France mulls wealth tax changes as protests intensify
Author: 0 France mulls wealth tax changes as protests intensify

The "yellow vest " movement, which originally erupted over anger at fuel tax increases, has ballooned into a wider protest over rising costs of living and a perceived disregard by Macron for the problems facing rural and small-town France .

People Body Of George H.W. Bush Returns To Washington
Author: 0 Body Of George H.W. Bush Returns To Washington

Bush passed away on Friday , but his service dog is still by his side. Sully will now join the facility dog program at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. H.W. Bush will be honored at several public and private events in Houston and Washington before his burial on Thursday in Texas. The photo touched the hearts of many Twitter users.

People Chris Dawson arrested and expected to be charged over his wife's murder
Author: 0 Chris Dawson arrested and expected to be charged over his wife's murder

The cold case has gripped the nation and grew in momentum following the release of the critically-acclaimed podcast, The Teacher's Pet . Ms Dawson vanished from her Bayview home on Sydney's northern beaches in 1982, following revelations her husband had been having a year-long affair with a teenage student.

People Prisoner swap deal gives new boost to Yemen talks push
Author: 0 Prisoner swap deal gives new boost to Yemen talks push

Envoy Griffiths' last attempt to get the parties together in Geneva in September fell apart, when the Houthis skipped the talks. The deal was struck by United Nations envoy Martin Griffiths, who was in the rebel-held capital Sanaa on Tuesday for meetings already buoyed by the evacuation of 50 wounded Houthi insurgent fighters for treatment in neutral Oman on Monday - a key rebel precondition for the talks.

People AgustaWestland deal 'middleman' Christian Michel brought to India
Author: 0 AgustaWestland deal 'middleman' Christian Michel brought to India

On the basis of the non-bailable arrest warrant, Interpol too issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against him. A team led by the agency's Joint Director A. The chargesheet of the case - which runs into 30,000 pages - mentions that the CBI identified the trail to €62 million and that the AgustaWestland deal resulted in the wrongful loss of €398.21 million to the Indian exchequer.

People Rudy Giuliani's Twitter typo gives rise to anti-Trump site
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani's Twitter typo gives rise to anti-Trump site

Mueller filed an indictment just as the President left for G-20.In July he indicted the Russians who will never come here just before he left for Helsinki.Either could have been done earlier or later. The placement of a period and no spaces between "G-20" and "in" resulted in an inadvertent hyperlink showing up in Giuliani's tweet. Don't tell me they are not committed cardcarrying anti-Trumpers.

People Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte 'jokes' about cannabis use
Author: 0 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte 'jokes' about cannabis use

New York-based Human Rights Watch demanded that charges against Ressa and her news organization be dropped, calling the case "part of the Duterte administration's campaign to harass, threaten and intimidate critics". "Everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence and that includes everybody, including Miss Ressa", he added. The case stemmed from a complaint filed by the BIR which alleged that RHC's 2015 tax returns showed P162.5 million earnings from the issuance of its Philippine ...

People Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes in Pacific near New Caledonia
Author: 0 Magnitude 7.5 quake strikes in Pacific near New Caledonia

But an automated assessment of the threat posed by the quake, generated by the US Geological Service, places the prospect of economic loss and fatality as very low. A spokesman for French mining and metals group Eramet, which operates the Doniambo nickel plant in the main harbor of Noumea , said it had enacted its tsunami alert process.

People Trump announces Chinese rollback of auto tariffs
Author: 0 Trump announces Chinese rollback of auto tariffs

In an editorial, the official China Daily said the new "consensus" was a welcome development but warned there was no "magic wand" that could make grievances disappear. Trump, on Air Force One leaving Buenos Aires, told reporters that if a deal happens with China, "it goes down as one of the largest deals ever made".

People Body Found In Costa Rica ‘Matches That Of Missing South Florida Woman’
Author: 0 Body Found In Costa Rica ‘Matches That Of Missing South Florida Woman’

She also texted that it was pouring rain and that the power was out. "However, we still require more technical, more precise, and more scientific determinations". The woman's brother, however, does not buy the story, as he knows Stefaniak's flight home was set to depart much later. "You can't imagine what we are feeling", said Carlos Caicedo, Stefaniak's father.

People Pres. Trump complains about cost of 'uncontrollable' arms race
Author: 0 Pres. Trump complains about cost of 'uncontrollable' arms race

Unlike the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and G7 summits of earlier this year, the president did not immediately undercut his signing of the summit document by trashing the G20, its participants, or the agreement itself. I have my own. "No, we didn't feel hurt, but we express our regret", he told reporters. As reported by the portal Znayu press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders has confirmed that trump and Putin spent a casual conversation on the sidelines of the G20 ...

People 'Zero' doubt Saudi crown prince directed Khashoggi murder: Republican senators
Author: 0 'Zero' doubt Saudi crown prince directed Khashoggi murder: Republican senators

The sharp response from prominent Senate Republicans will increase the pressure on President Trump, who has defended the crown prince and the USA relationship with Saudi Arabia. "It is zero chance, zero, that this happened in such an organized fashion without the crown prince", he told reporters Tuesday. The senator also says he can not support arms sales to Saudi Arabia so long as the crown prince is in charge.

People Mueller to detail ex-NSA Flynn's cooperation in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Mueller to detail ex-NSA Flynn's cooperation in Russian Federation probe

Trump accused Cohen of fabricating stories about his Russian Federation dealings to minimise his sentence on multiple counts of tax evasion, financial fraud and campaign finance violations that he has admitted in federal court in NY. This statement was recently made by Roger Stone, essentially stating that he will not be forced by a rogue and out of control prosecutor to make up lies and stories about " President Trump ".

People Over 400 Migrants Cross Border, Surrender to Border Patrol in Texas
Author: 0 Over 400 Migrants Cross Border, Surrender to Border Patrol in Texas

Strong immigration laws could protect people well beyond the borders of the United States, according to United States Customs and Border Patrol Commissioner Kevin McAleenan. to present asylum claims, and that's not the case'. But that's what we see every day. 'They were apprehended and taken into custody. "Eighty-five percent of those crossing illegally between ports of entry and all lured by the fact that our legal framework has huge gaps that create the opportunity to stay in the USA ...

People Emails of top Republicans stolen in major 2018 hack
Author: 0 Emails of top Republicans stolen in major 2018 hack

NRCC officials reportedly told Politico that the security breach was not fully disclosed to House Republicans because an internal investigation was underway and there were concerns that disclosing the information could compromise the investigation and efforts to find the party or parties responsible.

People Walker signals support for lame-duck package
Author: 0 Walker signals support for lame-duck package

Opponents decried the moves as a last-gasp power grab and an attempt to invalidate the election where Republican Gov. Scott Walker was defeated. Republicans are rushing a sweeping package of bills through a "lame duck" extraordinary legislative session, with a public hearing in the Joint Finance Committee Monday, and floor votes in the Senate and Assembly on Tuesday.

People NYPD tracks down couple who lost ring down grate during engagement
Author: 0 NYPD tracks down couple who lost ring down grate during engagement

Police assisted with the search and were unsuccessful that evening but returned the next morning, on Saturday with sunlight on their sides and found the ring. When no useful response came from the two posts, they posted two pictures of the couple which would help people recognise them better. Daniella also tweeted: "Thank you so much @NYPDnews and everyone for sharing and reuniting me with my ring!" The couple not only left Times Square, but the country, after an NYPD Emergency Service ...

People British government found in contempt of UK Parliament over Brexit legal advice
Author: 0 British government found in contempt of UK Parliament over Brexit legal advice

If MPs do not back her deal, Ms May says, they could open the door either to Britain falling out of the European Union without measures to soften the transition, or to the possibility that Brexit does not happen. Ms Haddon said the contempt motion was a "show of force" which could foreshadow both the final vote on the deal and the various amendments lawmakers are trying to attach to it.

People Violence in Bulandshahr over cow slaughter, cop killed
Author: 0 Violence in Bulandshahr over cow slaughter, cop killed

Police baton-charged and tried to bring the situation under control. Inspector Subodh Kumar, who worked at the Siana Police Station, died in the violence. "The policemen retreated. Someone from the crowd opened fire that killed the police inspector". The mob fury was triggered by the alleged seizure of cow carcasses from a jungle outside Mahaw village.

People Sri Lankan court bars Rajapaksa from acting as Prime Minister
Author: 0 Sri Lankan court bars Rajapaksa from acting as Prime Minister

The court gave Rajapakse until December 12 to prove to its judges his legitimacy to lead and the authority of his cabinet. Mahinda Rajapaksa was controversially elected as Sri Lanka's prime minister by President Maithripala Sirisena. The president suspended parliament and later called for fresh general elections, a move that was stalled by Sri Lanka's Supreme Court. However, with Wickremesinghe's supporters still controlling a majority in Parliament, which has witnessed brawls between MPs ...

People George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, is honored: 'Mission complete'
Author: 0 George H.W. Bush's service dog, Sully, is honored: 'Mission complete'

McConnell says Bush "kept us on course" as the Kentucky Republican delivered a eulogy for the late president at a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday. Bush wrote in an Instagram post. "Mission complete", McGrath tweeted, showing Sully the dog. Following the service in Washington, Bush will be flown to Houston Wednesday to lie in repose at St.

Author: 0 United Kingdom told Brexit could be cancelled without approval of other members

The EU Commission and Council are against a unilateral revocation of a decision to leave and have called for additional unanimous agreement of the remaining members. "On this critical issue , I'm sure MPs will now search their consciences and act in the best interests of our country". Sterling "is really taking the Article 50 news well", said Jordan Rochester, an analyst at Nomura International.

People Operation Northern Shield: IDF strikes Hezbollah terror tunnels
Author: 0 Operation Northern Shield: IDF strikes Hezbollah terror tunnels

The military says the tunnels are not operational and that its work to expose them, which began on Tuesday, was taking place in Israeli territory. The military had also enhanced its readiness along the border, the spokesman said . The current focus of operations was near the Israeli border town Metulla, Conricus said, adding that some areas near the border fence had been closed off.

People United Arab Emirates now has world's most powerful passport
Author: 0 United Arab Emirates now has world's most powerful passport

Last year's first place finishers, Germany and Singapore, had to settle for second place this year as they offer visa-free travel to one fewer destination than the UAE at 166 countries. Taiwanese hold the world's 28 most powerful passport, an increase of two spots from its previous ranking on Arton Capital's Passport Index report a year ago.

People Sitapur: 2 men set woman ablaze after trying to molest her. Twice
Author: 0 Sitapur: 2 men set woman ablaze after trying to molest her. Twice

NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and overseas. Sexual assault is a chronic problem in India, and women who report their crimes to the police are ignored, harassed or sometimes worse.

People US Postal Service to suspend delivery Wednesday in President Bush's honor
Author: 0 US Postal Service to suspend delivery Wednesday in President Bush's honor

The Supreme Court is delaying arguments by a day while a national day of mourning is held for former President George H.W. Bush. As the nation mourned the death of former president George H.W. Bush was a pilot in the Navy who served in World War II. The president tweeted on Monday morning that he also plans to visit privately with members of the Bush family.

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