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Trump: Any Jew voting Democratic is uninformed or disloyal

Wednesday  03:01,   21 august 2019
msn

WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious and racial lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."... >>>

‘I want to see my baby’: A priest forced her to give up her child 50 years ago, a woman says

Wednesday  02:41,   21 august 2019
washingtonpost

A woman says a priest forced her to give up her baby for adoption. Decades later, she reunited with her son. Now she's filing a... >>>

The Mystery of ‘Skeleton Lake’ Gets Deeper

Wednesday  01:35,   21 august 2019
theatlantic

Hundreds of skeletons are scattered around a site high in the Himalayas, and a new study overturns a leading theory about how they got... >>>

A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins.

Wednesday  01:27,   21 august 2019
washingtonpost

India is changing. But not fast enough for Amrutha and Pranay, a couple from different... >>>

Man clinging to capsized sailboat for 12 hours rescued by boaters

Wednesday  01:17,   21 august 2019
abcnews.go

A man who clung to the hull of his sailboat for 12 hours after it capsized in Lake Erie was rescued by boaters who happened upon him the next morning. The man was sailing home to Port Clinton on Sunday when the winds picked up around 8 p.m.,... >>>

Ghana cashes in on slave heritage tourism

Wednesday  01:05,   21 august 2019
reuters

In a clearing at the turnoff to Assin Manso, a billboard depicts two African slaves in loincloths, their arms and legs in chains. Beside them are the words, "Never Again!" This is "slave river," where captured Ghanaians submitted to a final bath... >>>

Coroner warns about dangers of co-sleeping after baby boy died sharing a bed with his parents and two young sisters who climbed in during the night because they were scared

Wednesday  00:56,   21 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Two-month-old Freddy Short was found dead by his father Andrew Short on June 24 at their home in Brockworth, Gloucester. His mother Zoe Lewis attempted CPR but it was too late. The little boy's sisters, who were his mother's daughters, had come into >>>

Uighurs Can't Escape Chinese Repression, Even in Europe

Wednesday  00:56,   21 august 2019
theatlantic

Activists are sharing their stories and grief—and Beijing is paying... >>>

Texas man, 21, is jailed for life for drowning his girlfriend's three-year-old nephew in a pond 'to make more space in their shared home after she told him she was pregnant'

Tuesday  23:31,   20 august 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Bobby Woods Jr (left), 21, of Texas, who drowned his 'pregnant' girlfriend's three-year-old nephew, Mason, in a pond because they needed room in the house for the baby gets life in... >>>

Obama basketball jersey sells for $120,000

Tuesday  20:00,   20 august 2019
msn

A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama sold Monday for $120,000, according to the Dallas auction house that sold... >>>

Italian PM to resign, denounces Salvini for sinking government

Tuesday  19:42,   20 august 2019
reuters

Italy’s prime minister announced his resignation on Tuesday as he made a blistering attack on his own interior minister, Matteo Salvini, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal and political gain. Prime... >>>

Authorities make more arrests in Indian Kashmir to deter protests

Tuesday  19:16,   20 august 2019
reuters

Security forces detained 30 people overnight in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, local officials said on Tuesday, seeking to keep a tight lid on protests over the federal government's decision to strip the region of its autonomy. Crowds have... >>>

Rio police sniper shoots bus hijacker dead

Tuesday  19:16,   20 august 2019
news.sky

A police sniper in Rio de Janeiro has shot dead an armed man who took dozens of people hostage on a bus, according to officials. The man, who reportedly identified himself as a policeman, took 37 people hostage on a bus that was travelling across a... >>>

Donald Trump becomes grandfather for 10th time

Tuesday  17:57,   20 august 2019
msn

US President Donald Trump has become a grandfather for the 10th time after his son Eric's wife Lara gave birth to a... >>>

Russia accuses U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test - TASS

Tuesday  17:06,   20 august 2019
reuters

Russia said on Tuesday that the U.S. test of a ground-launched cruise missile was regrettable and showed that Washington had long been preparing for the demise of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, TASS news agency... >>>