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People Hong Kong leader withdraws loathed extradition bill
Author: 0 Hong Kong leader withdraws loathed extradition bill

Lam had suspended the bill in June and later said that it was "dead", but demonstrators have always been suspicious of her government's refusal to formally withdraw the bill and feared it could be revived at a later date. Hundreds, if not thousands of protesters have been arrested after clashes with police wielding batons and firing tear gas and water cannons. In her pre-recorded message Ms Lam also announced other measures that appeared to be created to soothe unrest.

People Victim in Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner's Sexual Assault Case Reveals Her Identity
Author: 0 Victim in Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner's Sexual Assault Case Reveals Her Identity

In June 2016, however, trial Judge Aaron Persky drew criticism when he sentenced Turner to six months in county jail and three years' probation, based on the recommendation of the probation department. In the below preview, Miller reads from her victim impact statement, which she delivered in a California courtroom to her assailant, Turner in 2016.

People Six Chinese tourists feared dead in crash of bus in New Zealand
Author: 0 Six Chinese tourists feared dead in crash of bus in New Zealand

Police said the number of fatalities has not yet been confirmed. Information on any injuries is not yet available, says a police spokesperson. The Herald reported that they were Asian tourists. About five other bystanders were helping, before first responders arrived, Mr Basnet said. Traffic travelling along the route is being turned back into Rotorua as police cordon off the road approximately half a kilometre away from the crash.

People Miniature horse spotted by amused passenger on American Airlines flight
Author: 0 Miniature horse spotted by amused passenger on American Airlines flight

Although unbelievable, mini service horses are recognized by the USDT and the airlines are required to comply with these laws. Ms Hensley is allergic to dogs. "She took it all in stride like a pro", Hensley wrote on her Instagram account that is dedicated to the service animal. "She trusts me a lot and followed me up and down the ramps, and stepped up into the plane without hesitating at all", Hensley wrote.

People Prince Harry claims private jet travel is to protect family
Author: 0 Prince Harry claims private jet travel is to protect family

It's unclear if Meghan is suffering emotional distress over the end of her relationship with her father, but it seems that she has the support of her mother and Prince Harry to help through any emotionally troubling times. Today, during the launch event of the new global initiative " Travalyst ", The Duke of Sussex shared his remarks on the exciting new initiative from Amsterdam.

People Pentagon OKs military construction funds to build Trump's wall
Author: 0 Pentagon OKs military construction funds to build Trump's wall

On Tuesday, Pentagon officials said 127 would be affected and the first $1.8 billion would come from deferred military construction projects outside the United States. "President Trump's immigration efforts have failed since Day 1", Reed said. Today, he made it clear he is willing to take funds from our troops and disaster victims and divert them to try to protect his political right flank.

People Government loses working majority as Tory MP defects to Lib Dems
Author: 0 Government loses working majority as Tory MP defects to Lib Dems

It comes at a critical time for the ruling Tories, who could face an emergency motion to take a no-deal Brexit off the table on Wednesday. The Conservative party was rocked with former chancellor Philip Hammond and many others responding with fury proposals that Johnson as chief of this party will de-select them as candidates at the election when they voted with the opposition in parliament.

People Twin giant panda cubs born in Berlin Zoo
Author: 0 Twin giant panda cubs born in Berlin Zoo

About an hour later, a second child was born. Weighing in at 186 grams (6.6 ounces) and 136 grams (4.8 ounces), respectively, the adorable creatures seem lively and alert. "What fantastic news! The whole of Berlin is delighted about the new arrivals", Berlin's mayor Michael Mueller was quoted in the press statement as saying.

People Trump ‘Not Sure’ He’s Even Heard of a Category 5 Hurricane
Author: 0 Trump ‘Not Sure’ He’s Even Heard of a Category 5 Hurricane

Trump for years criticized former President Barack Obama for playing golf. Earlier, Trumka had appeared on Fox News slamming the Trump administration for the United States-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, meant to replace NAFTA, which has yet to receive a vote in Congress.

People U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Iran Space Program Over Missile Work
Author: 0 U.S. Slaps Sanctions On Iran Space Program Over Missile Work

President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted a high-resolution picture pointing to damage at a satellite launch pad and said the United States had nothing to do with it. Iran has in recent years made great headways in the space technology thanks to the efforts made by its local scientists. The blast followed two failed satellite launches of the Payam and Doosti in January and February.

People More 737 Max Flights Cancelled by American Airlines
Author: 0 More 737 Max Flights Cancelled by American Airlines

Boeing's 737 MAX planes remain grounded worldwide after two fatal crashes, and the possibility of a return to the skies by the end of 2019 remains uncertain. Several airlines over the weekend announced further delays in restoring the grounded Boeing 737 MAX to their schedules, with The Wall Street Journal reporting that "friction" between the manufacturer and global air-safety authorities "threatens a new delay" in bringing the aircraft back into service.

People Hong Kong leader set to announce withdrawal of extradition bill
Author: 0 Hong Kong leader set to announce withdrawal of extradition bill

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said that her administration will officially withdraw the extradition bill from the legislature. Other local media outlets also reported on a possible withdrawal of the bill. "I have not even contemplated to discuss a resignation. the choice of not resigning was my own choice", Lam said when asked why Beijing refused to let her quit.

People Election bid looms as British MPs defeat Johnson on Brexit
Author: 0 Election bid looms as British MPs defeat Johnson on Brexit

Downing Street said after the vote that party members who defied Johnson on the vote would be expelled. The win allows them to table a bill on Wednesday prohibiting a no-deal Brexit. Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking in the Commons yesterday. There is still great uncertainty about how - or even if - Britain will ultimately leave the prosperous European Union bloc and strike out on its own, a cherished goal for Johnson and his inner circle of Brexit-minded advisers.

People Woman housing 97 dogs to protect them from Hurricane Dorian
Author: 0 Woman housing 97 dogs to protect them from Hurricane Dorian

After days of nerve-wracking uncertainty surrounding the storm's path, the southeastern USA states of Florida , Georgia and SC finally ordered coastal residents to evacuate in a mass exodus set to affect hundreds of thousands of people. Video that Jibrilu and government spokesman Kevin Harris said was sent by Abaco residents showed homes missing parts of roofs, electric lines on the ground and smashed and overturned cars.

People Pakistan Would Not Use Nuclear Weapons First: Khan
Author: 0 Pakistan Would Not Use Nuclear Weapons First: Khan

After the meeting, New Delhi said Jadhav appeared to be under "extreme pressure" to support Islamabad's "false narrative" in his case. Before meeting Jadhav, the senior Indian diplomat met Pakistan Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammed Faisal at the foreign ministry.

People Johnson planned parliament suspension weeks before announcement, court hears
Author: 0 Johnson planned parliament suspension weeks before announcement, court hears

MPs are racing to get it through before parliament is suspended next week, in what Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said "may be our last opportunity" to prevent a chaotic Brexit . Not counting that brief plunge - in which the currency fell to $1.1789 for about two minutes before recovering - the pound is now at its lowest level in 34 years.

People 8 dead, 26 unaccounted for in California boat fire
Author: 0 8 dead, 26 unaccounted for in California boat fire

Brett Harmeling with his sister Kristy Finstad , who is believed to be among the victims of a deadly boat fire in southern California . Investigators did not immediately share information about what might have caused the fire, but said the boat was in compliance with all regulations and had received annual inspections.

People 8 students killed in Chinese elementary school attack
Author: 0 8 students killed in Chinese elementary school attack

Two other children were reported injured and taken to hospital. While the victims' ages were not revealed, the school is for children between the ages of six and 13 years. The motive for the attack was unclear. Knife crimes are relatively rare in schools in China, but a number of high-profile cases have happened previous year rocking the country.

People US, France, Britain may be complicit in Yemen war crimes
Author: 0 US, France, Britain may be complicit in Yemen war crimes

Saudi Arabia intervened on behalf of the legitimate Yemeni government in March 2015 after the Houthis - a Shiite insurgent group that is financially supported, trained, and supplied by Iran - overthrew the country's internationally recognised President Ali Abdullah Saleh .

People Six-year-old Amy'Leigh de Jager has been found — NEWSFLASH
Author: 0 Six-year-old Amy'Leigh de Jager has been found — NEWSFLASH

National police spokesperson, Vish Naidoo, says De Jager has been reunited with her family and is now undergoing a medical examination. Amy-Lee is the daughter of Wynand de Jager, a F1 powerboat racer on the global circuit. A police source said: "Her photo was all over the internet and the news and we think they thought they were better off cutting their losses and ditching Amy-Lee".

People Australian Greens condemn recent violence against West Papuans
Author: 0 Australian Greens condemn recent violence against West Papuans

Police Chief Tito Karnavian and Military Commander Marshal Hadi Tjahjanto had set up office in Papua since September 2, and they would stay on the island until the security situation returns to normal. At least one soldier and five civilians were killed in the rural town of Deiyai last week, among the deadliest of the latest demonstrations, Papuan police spokesman Ahmad Kamal said.

People Alabama sheriff: 14-year-old confesses to killing five family members
Author: 0 Alabama sheriff: 14-year-old confesses to killing five family members

A 14-year-old Alabama boy has confessed to shooting and killing five family members in their home in North Alabama, the Limestone County Sheriff's Office said early Tuesday morning. The sheriff's office said the teen called police, and he allegedly admitted to the shooting during an interview. Deputies found one adult and two children dead, and one adult and one child with critical injuries.

People Hong Kong leader denies Beijing won't let her resign
Author: 0 Hong Kong leader denies Beijing won't let her resign

At least 26 flights from Hong Kong and 17 to the city had been cancelled as of 7:55 p.m., the South China Morning Post newspaper reported , citing information from the airport. But I can assure you that Beijing does not have a deadline. The know this will ripple on. On Tuesday afternoon Beijing repeated its support for the chief executive, but warned it would "never allow the situation in Hong Kong to continue unabated".

People Chinese deepfake app goes viral, raising privacy concerns
Author: 0 Chinese deepfake app goes viral, raising privacy concerns

In addition, WeChat has blocked Zao videos from being uploaded, with a notice from the social app reading "This webpage has security risks and many people have complained about". For now, ZAO only lets you superimpose your face onto certain selected clips, as reported by artist Allan Xia on Twitter, but as always, do not forget to be careful with what images you upload to facial recognition apps.

People Scattered Showers Labor Day
Author: 0 Scattered Showers Labor Day

More mild temperatures will follow. Sky cover will increase at night, with low temperatures in the upper 50's and middle 60's. North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Wednesday will be breezy and cooler with highs in the upper-60s. Temperatures are expected to drop over the weekend, cooling down to 21 and 23 degrees on Saturday and Sunday respectively.

People 'Unprecedented': Dorian isn't moving because upper atmosphere is too calm
Author: 0 'Unprecedented': Dorian isn't moving because upper atmosphere is too calm

At this point it's not hyperbole to say that there are no words to describe what is happening on the islands, a Category 5 storm is catastrophic but one that doesn't move is something on a whole different level. "I think it's a badge of pride in Florida to stick it out through the hurricane, but it's not always a smart move", said Bush. "They can't live there", Martin said.

People UK’s Corbyn wants October 14 election but with Brexit delay
Author: 0 UK’s Corbyn wants October 14 election but with Brexit delay

The former British finance minister, Philip Hammond, has announced that an alliance of opposition parties and rebel Conservative lawmakers should have the numbers to defeat Johnson's Brexit plan. "I simply do not see the Conservative party surviving in its current form if we continue behaving like this towards each other". The technicalities over how parliament intends to stop Mr Johnson - and how the premier can trigger an early general election if it does - are as complex as the ...

People Simone Biles Speaks Out on Brother's Arrest for Alleged Triple Homicide
Author: 0 Simone Biles Speaks Out on Brother's Arrest for Alleged Triple Homicide

Biles-Thomas, of Cleveland, is charged with murder, voluntary manslaughter, felonious assault and perjury, according to a statement from Cleveland police. Concerned fans also responded to the post, with some saying they supported the athlete and her family during the tough time. Simone gushed over her man hours before her family life became national news.

People VP Pence: UK-Irish border should remain open after Brexit
Author: 0 VP Pence: UK-Irish border should remain open after Brexit

Pence is funding his mother and sister's travel, the senior aide said of the VP's visit to the territory where Nancy Pence Fritsch's mother, and the vice president's grandmother, was born. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has demanded that the so-called "backstop" clause be removed as it could subject Britain to European Union rules after exit day, but the Irish government says that can only happen if an alternative mechanism to ensure an open border is agreed.

People Boris Johnson threatens United Kingdom election in Tory war over no-deal Brexit
Author: 0 Boris Johnson threatens United Kingdom election in Tory war over no-deal Brexit

Mr. Johnson said on Monday that he didn't want an election , but government sources told several media outlets that the Prime Minister has few other options and that a motion to trigger an election could come Wednesday. Meanwhile, Jeremy Corbyn said the Labour Party was ready for a general election. Johnson has announced he will suspend Parliament for a month from September 12, in a move seen as an attempt to stop his opponents passing a bill to thwart his no-deal Brexit plans.

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