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Swiss hotelier sorry for signs telling Jews to shower before entering pool

Swiss hotelier sorry for signs telling Jews to shower before entering pool Ruth Thomann, who operates the small hotel outside of Zurich, Sweden, provided a freaky excuse for the seemingly anti-Semitic signage, saying she has "nothing against Jews", but that "the behavior of some of those guests is making other guests feel uncomfortable, and we received complaints so we need to be responsible for all our guests and find a balance". [Full Article...]

Teacher: Charlottesville driver 'really bought into this white supremacist thing'

Teacher: Charlottesville driver 'really bought into this white supremacist thing' Robert E. Lee. The man accused of ramming a auto into a crowd protesting against a white supremacist rally in Virginia had reportedly held Nazi views since high school. For the third straight day, demonstrators both in support of and in opposition of white nationalism clashed near the University of Virginia's campus on Sunday. [Full Article...]

There are 32 hate groups in Georgia, according to a report

There are 32 hate groups in Georgia, according to a report The Ku Klux Klan has 130 operating groups in the US currently, and there has been a 197-percent increase in anti-Muslim hate groups in the last two years. Three of the groups are operating in the northeast part of the state. According to SPLC's count, the number of hate groups surged 800% from 2008 to 2012, when the tally peaked at 1,360 groups. [Full Article...]

Taliban leader assassinated by his guards in Afghanistan

Taliban leader assassinated by his guards in Afghanistan The Taliban is recommending to Trump that he instead should withdraw the remaining troops from what the Taliban called Trump's "inherited war". "Previous experiences have shown that sending more troops to Afghanistan will not result in anything other than further destruction of American military and economical might". [Full Article...]

71st Independence Day: BSF, Pakistani Rangers exchange pleasantries at Attari-Wagah border

71st Independence Day: BSF, Pakistani Rangers exchange pleasantries at Attari-Wagah border The flag is the highest in South Asia and eighth highest in the world was hoisted at Wagah Border on 70th Independence Day of Pakistan . Earlier, Pakistan Rangers officials presented candies to Indian Border Security Force personnel at the Wagah Border to celebrate the independence day. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Gert strengthens while 2 new tropical Atlantic systems are monitored

Hurricane Gert strengthens while 2 new tropical Atlantic systems are monitored At 1:36 p.m. EDT (1736 UTC) on August 13, NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible look at Gert. Gert, which became a hurricane late Monday, marks the season's second as the Atlantic enters what has historically been its peak for churning out hurricanes. [Full Article...]

Austria records first instances of Fipronil-tainted eggs

Austria records first instances of Fipronil-tainted eggs Processed foods containing eggs, including sandwiches and salads, have been recalled by leading supermarkets and millions of eggs being destroyed. Malaysia is not importing chicken eggs from Europe that are allegedly contaminated with fipronil chemicals as published by the media recently. [Full Article...]

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un briefed on Guam missile plan: KCNA

North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un briefed on Guam missile plan: KCNA The former top intelligence official in the Obama administration said denuclearization was a "nonstarter" for the North Korean government, which he said viewed its nuclear weapons program as its "ticket to survival". South Korea's liberal president, who took office on May 10 promising to pursue peaceful dialogue with the North, said only Seoul could decide on military action. [Full Article...]

Top US general says it's Trump's decision whether to strike N. Korea

Top US general says it's Trump's decision whether to strike N. Korea Guam's $5 billion economy is fueled mainly by tourism and the United States military, which occupies about 30 percent of the island and is looking to expand. Trump has responded by threatening " fire and fury ", warning last week that the U.S. military was " locked and loaded " to respond to any aggression. [Full Article...]

Trump retweets cartoon appearing to show train hitting CNN reporter

Trump retweets cartoon appearing to show train hitting CNN reporter Some Trump critics believe that his linguistic contortions are a direct result of a desire to avoid alienating extremists who are sympathetic to his brand of economic nationalism and tough immigration policy while convincing other Americans he decries racism and bigotry. [Full Article...]

In Second Speech, Donald Trump Calls Out KKK, Neo-Nazis by Name

In Second Speech, Donald Trump Calls Out KKK, Neo-Nazis by Name I think he should have come out and said what everybody else was thinking and believing shortly after the incident that occurred in Charlottesville , which is: white supremacists have no business and no place in American political dialogue. [Full Article...]

Abe Sends Offering to Yasukuni Shrine

Abe Sends Offering to Yasukuni Shrine Though Mrs May had previously met with the Japanese Prime Minister at the G20 summit in Hamburg last month, at her country house Chequers in April and at the U.N. Some lawmakers visited the shrine Tuesday, reportedly including LDP member and former defence minister Tomomi Inada, noted for her nationalist views. [Full Article...]

Mohan Bhagwat Hoists Flag at Kerala School, District Collector Initiates Action

Mohan Bhagwat Hoists Flag at Kerala School, District Collector Initiates Action Mohan Bhagwat refused to make a comment on the incident as he walked out after the ceremony, stating that it was up to the school authorities to speak. Following this, police would file a case against Bhagwat. The other top BJP leaders attending the baithak are Mr M. Ganesh, RSS nominee in the party, who acts as BJP general secretary, and also Mr B. [Full Article...]

Real Madrid tames Barca 3-1

Real Madrid tames Barca 3-1 He laid on a perfectly weighted pass to assist Edinson Cavani and then scored himself when his team-mate repaid the favour by teeing him up for a simple finish. However, although he showed a refreshing display of the realism which has characterised his time as first team coach, Zidane said he was "happy for the confidence shown in me and for having worked well". [Full Article...]

Gallup Tracking Poll: Trump's Approval Rating Falls to 34 Percent

Gallup Tracking Poll: Trump's Approval Rating Falls to 34 Percent The president did damage control on Monday , delivering a statement from the White House where he denounced white supremacists by name. Trump did offer a more forceful response to the events in Charlottesville on Monday, Aug. The threatening remarks, which Trump backed up by tweeting that the military was "locked and loaded", anxious many around the globe over a possible war on the Korean Peni... [Full Article...]

South Korean president stresses peace on Korean Peninsula on 72nd liberation anniversary

South Korean president stresses peace on Korean Peninsula on 72nd liberation anniversary The United States is ready to make a "decisive" response to North Korea's possible attack near its territory of Guam, but its focus in dealing with the recalcitrant regime is placed on diplomatic efforts and economic pressure, its top military officer said Monday. [Full Article...]

London Underground Station was Evacuated Briefly because of Damaged Train

London Underground Station was Evacuated Briefly because of Damaged Train She added: " There was smoke at one end of the station, a high pitched bang and a smell ". "Firefighters are investigating reports of smoke on the platform at Holborn underground station". "I was towards the back of the crowd". It happened less than a week after Oxford Circus tube station was closed because of smoke from an electrical fault. [Full Article...]

Holborn station evacuated after smoke engulfs platform during London rush hour

Holborn station evacuated after smoke engulfs platform during London rush hour It is understood trains are still running through the station. "Firefighters are investigating reports of smoke on the platform at Holborn underground station". A TfL spokesman said that Holborn station was "closed while we respond to a fire alert". Several people posted on social media that they heard bangs, followed by smoke and panic. [Full Article...]

Holborn Tube station was evacuated after a 'loud bang and then smoke'

Holborn Tube station was evacuated after a 'loud bang and then smoke' There are now two fire engines and 10 firefighters on the scene. Transport for London (TfL) said the incident related to a faulty train at Holborn, which is served by Central and Piccadilly line services. A member of staff outside the station said it was due to a problem with the train. "I was towards the back of the crowd". On Friday, smoke and fire were reported at London's Oxford Circus ... [Full Article...]

7 killed, 7 wounded in attack at UN base

7 killed, 7 wounded in attack at UN base A separate attack took place against MINUSMA in Douenza, around 130 miles south of Timbuktu on Monday, killing one peacekeeper and one Malian national soldier, according to the agency. "We must combine all our efforts in order to identify and apprehend those responsible for these terrorist acts so that they can answer to their crimes in court", Annadif added. [Full Article...]


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