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Why Harriet Tubman May Not Be On The $20 Bill After All

Why Harriet Tubman May Not Be On The $20 Bill After All Mnuchin responded, " People have been on the bills for a long period of time ". Maybe Trump admires Jackson because he sees some of himself in the seventh president, who was also a wealthy self-styled "populist" with a nasty temper. "We kind of figured there was a very high likelihood that at some point this would become an issue for them", she said. The logic was that it was a good idea to repl... [Full Article...]

Did Kim Jong Un's Wife Secretly Have A Third Child?

Did Kim Jong Un's Wife Secretly Have A Third Child? According to previous intelligence reports from Seoul's spy agency, Ri married Kim in 2009 and gave birth to their first child the following year, with their second born in 2013. This image captured from footage by North Korea's state TV broadcaster on August 30, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un watching the firing of a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile that flew over J... [Full Article...]

Bengal hills tense after GJM infighting over shutdown withdrawal

Bengal hills tense after GJM infighting over shutdown withdrawal On Friday, a faction of the GJM is to meet in Darjeeling to take stock of the situation, according to Bhutia, who described this meeting as the "truly representative one". "If the outcome of the dialogue is not positive, we will convene a meeting on the same day and decide whether to resume the shutdown or chalk out a new course of action", he said. [Full Article...]

Rodeo Houston donates $2 million to Harvey relief efforts

Rodeo Houston donates $2 million to Harvey relief efforts On Wednesday, Scott Rafferty of Rolling Stone noted the NFL, NBA and Major League Baseball have donated a combined $3 million to various hurricane relief-effort organizations. When we talk about the ag community sticking together in times of crisis, that goes for the big players as well as the little ones. Houston Texans star defensive end JJ Watt has already helped raise $6 million to hel... [Full Article...]

Despite temporary gas shortages throughout Texas, officials say there's no fuel crisis

Despite temporary gas shortages throughout Texas, officials say there's no fuel crisis We've already seen gas prices steadily rise due to the temporary shutdown of a number of oil and gas refineries in South Texas areas affected by Hurricane Harvey . In addition, officials said pumps run slower when the underground tanks get lower, which could attribute to the longer lines. He said there is no need for "panic purchases". [Full Article...]

Boulder weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 88

Boulder weather: Mostly sunny with a high of 88 Dense fog was the big story this morning, now that the fog is gone our attention turns next to cooler temperatures on the way for the end of the work week. Chance for a shower by evening. Expect skies to keep featuring plenty of sun and highs in the middle 70s for the afternoon. At night, there is a 10 percent chance for rain and thunderstorms. [Full Article...]

Suspect in NC traffic stop dives into ocean, swims to evade cops

Suspect in NC traffic stop dives into ocean, swims to evade cops The SCPD deployed a drone to monitor Kingsbury, and after an hour, he was about 4,000 feet from shore and visual contact was lost. Zachary Kingsbury of Lynnwood, Washington was pulled over Wednesday during a traffic stop, at which time police observed "illegal contraband" in his vehicle, local ABC-affiliate WTVD reported Thursday. [Full Article...]

Jordan and Iraq re-open Karameh-Turabil border crossing

Jordan and Iraq re-open Karameh-Turabil border crossing The statement added that the two governments will exert great efforts to secure travel for Jordanians and Iraqis through the crossing, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) said from the Iraqi capital. Jordanian officials are hopeful the crossing with Syria on its northern border can also open by the end of the year once a US-Russian de-escalation zone in south-west Syria that includes the area is cemented. [Full Article...]

Cabinet reshuffle soon? 8 Union ministers including Jaitley meet Amit Shah

Cabinet reshuffle soon? 8 Union ministers including Jaitley meet Amit Shah The ruling BJP may also accommodate leaders like Bhupendra Yadav, the in-charge of Gujarat, with an eye on elections in the state. Gujarat BJP chief Jitubhai Vaghani also attended the meeting. With "Mission-150" on his mind, BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday held a strategy session with the party leaders tasked with leading its charge in the upcoming Gujarat assembly polls. [Full Article...]

Iraqi Prime Minister Says Tal Afar Freed From Islamic State

Iraqi Prime Minister Says Tal Afar Freed From Islamic State Kubiš said. Haider al-Abadi says town and the entire province of Nineveh "liberated" from armed group. Turkey will continue to stand with the people of Tal Afar in the post-Daesh period just as it helped and harbored tens of thousands people that escaped there, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Thursday, welcoming the liberation of the predominantly Turkmen town by Iraqi forc... [Full Article...]

How to Watch France vs. Netherlands

How to Watch France vs. Netherlands Griezmann played a one-two with Olivier Giroud on the edge of the box and rolled a low left-foot shot through the legs of Dutch goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen in the Dutch goal. His first was his best, a stunning third-minute bicycle kick following a right-wing cross from Manchester City's Bernardo Silva. Hungary's 3-1 win over Latvia keeps them in with a slim chance of deposing Portugal in... [Full Article...]

Deputy Boko Haram leader, five others killed by troops

Deputy Boko Haram leader, five others killed by troops Foreign Minister Boris Johnson visited Maiduguri , the capital of Nigeria's northeast Borno State and epicentre of the Boko Haram organisation, to meet some of those involved in the fight. Our military, diplomatic and development assistance is making a big difference. "Babies" bodies are shutting down and mothers who have lost everything are fighting to keep their children alive . [Full Article...]

Terrorism charge laid in recent Buckingham Palace incident

Terrorism charge laid in recent Buckingham Palace incident He was due to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court later today. Ben Bland says the man has been charged under the Terrorism Act, has been remanded in custody and will reappear later this month. The Metropolitan Police said they believe he was acting alone. The Queen was not in residence at the time of the incident. He was released without charge yesterday. [Full Article...]

AIADMK crisis: Dinakaran moves HC, opposition parties meet President

AIADMK crisis: Dinakaran moves HC, opposition parties meet President The opposition parties in Tamil Nadu claimed that owing allegiance to TTV Dhinakaran's AIADMK faction, the government has been "reduced" to a minority with 21 MLAs, withdrawing their support to Chief Minister E Palanisamy and thereby, demanded a floor test. [Full Article...]

Houston Police Officer Drowns In Harvey Floodwaters

Houston Police Officer Drowns In Harvey Floodwaters Perez is survived by his wife and an adult son and daughter. Acevedo described Perez as a "sweet, public servant" and a man of faith. When he could not find a path, he followed the chain of command to report to the nearest station, in Kingwood. [Full Article...]

Latest Instagram update adds Portrait and Landscape Mode to the Photo Albums

Latest Instagram update adds Portrait and Landscape Mode to the Photo Albums It's a minor but welcome change that could increase the feature's appeal, especially for those who thought that being forced to post your photos as a square was a little too creatively restrictive. That means images you share on Instagram are no longer limited to the square shape, but can take other aspect ratios depending on the suitable orientation of the photo or video. [Full Article...]

Pentagon Admits Far More Troops in Afghanistan Than Official Figure

Pentagon Admits Far More Troops in Afghanistan Than Official Figure Defense Secretary James Mattis announced Thursday that he has signed orders to deploy additional troops to Afghanistan as part of the new military strategy President Donald Trump outlined last week. He didn't reveal specifics, like how many new troops would be sent to Afghanistan or when. The revision follows USA media reports that there are more American troops in Afghanistan and Iraq tha... [Full Article...]

Buses evacuate Islamic State fighters from key border region

Buses evacuate Islamic State fighters from key border region We, neither the Lebanese army, nor the Syrian army, agreed to a ceasefire. "We can not determine the time period in which the battle of Raqqa will end, precisely because war has its conditions". Later, coalition fighter jets also bombed ISIL vehicles heading towards the convoy from the Syrian town of Albukamal. The coalition is reluctant to strike the actual convoy of evacuees because th... [Full Article...]

Japan qualify for 2018 World Cup

Japan qualify for 2018 World Cup The top two in the group progress automatically, while the third-placed team will have to negotiate a playoff against their Asian Group A counterparts before facing an intercontinental playoff against a CONCACAF (North and Central American) opponent. [Full Article...]

UK's May Seeks to Preserve Gains From EU-Japan Trade Deal

UK's May Seeks to Preserve Gains From EU-Japan Trade Deal Japanese Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera spoke to Mattis by telephone and agreed to keep putting pressure on North Korea in a "visible" form, Japan's defense ministry said. Trump and Abe agreed they shared the goal of blocking the oil supply, according to the report. However, diplomats expect resistance from Russian Federation and fellow veto-wielding power China , particularly given that n... [Full Article...]


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