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People Town of Durham establishes Indigenous Peoples' Day
Author: 0 Town of Durham establishes Indigenous Peoples' Day

The City Councilors expect to consider a resolution Monday night that would change the name of an October observance. Before voting the City Council heard impassioned arguments both for and against the proposal. "Not only is it appropriate to our local history, but also to recognize and value indigenous people everywhere", Durham Town Administrator Todd Selig said.

People Prosecutors to appeal disgraced athlete Oscar Pistorius' 'shockingly lenient' murder sentence
Author: 0 Prosecutors to appeal disgraced athlete Oscar Pistorius' 'shockingly lenient' murder sentence

However, a State appeal led to a murder conviction and Pistorius being sentenced to six years. South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal will now hear arguments to increase Pistorius' stay behind bars. Nel reiterated those accusations, claiming Pistorius has "never offered a reasonable explanation" for his actions. He could have been jailed for life but Judge Thokozile Masipa decided six years would be sufficient.

People White man facing murder charges over shootings of two black men
Author: 0 White man facing murder charges over shootings of two black men

As reported by The Advocate , Gleason was named a person of interest last week in the killings of 59-year-old Bruce Cofield on September 12, and 49-year-old Donald Smart last Thursday. "I think had there not been a swift conclusion to this case I feel confident that this killer would have probably killed again". "He could have potentially created a tear in the fabric that holds this community together".

People Mumbai rains: Schools and colleges to remain closed on Wednesday
Author: 0 Mumbai rains: Schools and colleges to remain closed on Wednesday

The heavy showers began after 2 pm and continued at various places. Heavy rains accompanied with thunderstorms and lightening lashed Mumbai and its suburbs on Tuesday, media reports. No problems have been reported so far, an official from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation told PTI. "Despite the heavy rains, these five boats ventured into the sea for fishing and sunk after travelling a distance", police said.

People Has $26.69 Million Holdings in Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA)
Author: 0 Has $26.69 Million Holdings in Orbital ATK, Inc. (OA)

The NYSE listed company saw a recent bid of 278.12 and 809249 shares have traded hands in the session. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $294.0 target. (NYSE:TLRD) now have an ABR of 2.00.which is marked on a basic 1 to 5 scale, where 1 stands for a Strong Buy and 5 represents Strong Sell. Ledyard Savings Bank has invested 0.01% in Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC).

People Hurricane Maria now a top Category 5 storm: US Center
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria now a top Category 5 storm: US Center

After moving across the tropical island of 72,000 people, Maria was downgraded to an "extremely dangerous" Category Four hurricane but could strengthen again as it races north towards the British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico . Mapp warned that hurricane-force winds were expected to howl across St. Croix for eight hours, accompanied by up to a foot and a half (46 cm) of rain that would be followed by almost a week of additional showers.

People Sean Spicer Regrets His First Move As White House Press Secretary
Author: 0 Sean Spicer Regrets His First Move As White House Press Secretary

But the sudden appearance of former WH press secretary #Sean Spicer in a self-depreciative gag certainly got a lot of attention, with building rumors having it that his Emmy cameo is a try at rebranding himself. Backstage, he posed with host Stephen Colbert , James Corden and Alec Baldwin. So Spicer got it wrong again. The audience laughed and cheered for this former face of the Donald Trump presidency, and then later in the night gave all the Emmys to The Handmaid's Tale , ...

People Honda invests $267 million for new Accord model, will add 300 jobs
Author: 0 Honda invests $267 million for new Accord model, will add 300 jobs

High-performance adhesives are also used to provide improved body rigidity, while acoustic spray foam enhances cabin quietness. Manufacturing the tenth-generation Accord will involve a laser brazing process for the car's roof and new stamping techniques to create its sculpted body.

People Total steps up renewables drive with EREN, GreenFlex deals
Author: 0 Total steps up renewables drive with EREN, GreenFlex deals

Following completion, which is subject to approval from competition regulators, EREN RE will be renamed Total Eren. In an announcement ahead of the French president's speech before the U.N. Total said the acquisition will accelerate the expansion of its energy efficiency offering, over and above the growth of its affiliates BHC Energy in France and Tenag in Germany.

People United Kingdom police consider individual manslaughter charges over Grenfell fire
Author: 0 United Kingdom police consider individual manslaughter charges over Grenfell fire

The police also confirmed that they will be considering individual and corporate manslaughter charges. Forensic officers are scanning through every small piece of bone, tissue, and have even discovered small children's teeth. Extra alarms, cameras and lights have now been installed and procedures to access the site have been strengthened. On Wednesday June 14, a massive fire erupted at London's Grenfell Tower.

People Netanyahu meets el-Sisi in NY for the first time
Author: 0 Netanyahu meets el-Sisi in NY for the first time

Al-Sisi also met with Palestine's president Mahmoud Abbas on the sidelines of the General Assembly and discussed efforts to advance the peace process. Nevertheless, he clarified that "Israel will always remain in control of the security west of the Jordan [river]" and therefore he "does not want to go into the question of what to call it [the future Palestinian entity]".

People Hamas militant dies in Gaza tunnel incident
Author: 0 Hamas militant dies in Gaza tunnel incident

Presidential advisor for global affairs, Nabil Shaath, said Monday that Egypt played a vital role in getting Hamas to agree to dissolve its Gaza administrative committee and agree on reconciliation. Hamas is in financial and political distress after years of an Israeli-Egyptian blockade as well as recent economic pressure from Abbas. The coastal enclave of some two million people also has one of the world's highest unemployment rates.

People Why Do Russia And China Care About North Korea?
Author: 0 Why Do Russia And China Care About North Korea?

Today US President Donald Trump has vowed to "totally destroy" the secretive state if it does not wind down its nuclear programme. Despite North Korea's increasing isolation as it continues to violate global sanctions, the impoverished state still has 49 overseas missions, and diplomatic relations with 160 countries, according to South Korea's Unification Ministry.

People Dem congressmen arrested outside Trump Tower
Author: 0 Dem congressmen arrested outside Trump Tower

The report said the protesters were calling on the president to work with Congress to pass a DREAM Act that would providing additional protections for people who came to the U.S.as the children of illegal immigrants. The program, when it was created by Obama, was meant to be temporary, and Trump has made a decision to give Congress a six-month deadline to come up with a legislative fix.

People WWI wrecked German U-boat found near Belgium
Author: 0 WWI wrecked German U-boat found near Belgium

Carl Decaluwe, the governor of Western Flanders, said the vessel, which is 88 feet long and 20 feet wide, was a "unique" find. "The impact damage was at the front, but the submarine remains closed and there are 23 people still onboard". U-boats were part of Germany's naval campaign in the North Sea during World War 1 to target the allied powers. While stationed in Belgian ports, the 93 German U-boats destroyed 2,500 ships.

Author: 0 Mattis talks up a military option

The U.S. and South Korea are technically still at war with North Korea because the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended in an armistice, not a peace treaty. The South Korean capital's 10-million residents live just 56km from the border - well within North Korea's artillery range.

People Man posing with rattlesnake escapes death after he is bitten twice
Author: 0 Man posing with rattlesnake escapes death after he is bitten twice

It bit Pratt twice, once in the neck, which doctors said was risky because his throat could swell shut, according to FOX10. "They taste like chicken". Steven Curry with the Department of Medical Toxicology. Curry said the importance of inserting a tube in the patients airway is even more urgent with face bites.

People North Korea warns 'vicious' United Nations sanctions will only accelerate nuclear programme
Author: 0 North Korea warns 'vicious' United Nations sanctions will only accelerate nuclear programme

Russian Federation has supported China's "suspension-for-suspension" proposal, where the United States and South Korea would agree to halt joint military drills while North Korea halted missile and nuclear tests. Mattis also confirmed that the USA and Seoul had discussed the option of sending limited-size "tactical" nuclear weapons to South Korea. Trump and Xi spoke on the phone days after Trump and his aides publicly discussed potential military action against North Korea .

People Trump says Paris accord 'badly negotiated'
Author: 0 Trump says Paris accord 'badly negotiated'

Still, the foreign governments and business leaders are looking for clarity on how the Trump administration intends to engage with the worldwide community on what is clearly a global challenge. What exactly happened? On Friday, September 8, the Senate Appropriations Committee met to approve legislation providing 2018 funding for the State Department.

People German liberals would expect finance ministry in Merkel coalition
Author: 0 German liberals would expect finance ministry in Merkel coalition

The economy is growing and budget surpluses have been at, or near, record levels. But for many Germans, and others, Angela Merkel has been a major factor in ensuring present-day Germany is viewed with respect and admiration, much of it attributed to her calm and unflappable leadership over the past 12 years as chancellor of Germany.

People Kenya judges who nullified election over alleged 'irregularities' face threats, protests
Author: 0 Kenya judges who nullified election over alleged 'irregularities' face threats, protests

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) planned the second election after the Supreme Court determined the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta on August 8 was tainted by irregularities. Opposition leader Raila Odinga has launched a full-throttled campaign for the sacking of electoral commission officials whom it blames for bungling the election.

People Trump, Xi agree to maximize pressure on N. Korea
Author: 0 Trump, Xi agree to maximize pressure on N. Korea

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters in advance. The Kingdom of Bahrain was one of the first countries to welcome and sign the political declaration called for by the American President to support the Secretary-General's plan to reform the United Nations .

People Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House
Author: 0 Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House

The comments came from the USA ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, who said recent sanctions had caused the country to be "cut off from the world". The South Korean defence ministry warned parliament that the North's nuclear test site remained "ready" for a new test, Yonhap News Agency reported.

People Sikar: School director, teacher arrested for raping high school student
Author: 0 Sikar: School director, teacher arrested for raping high school student

Yadav and the victim's teacher Jagat Singh Gujar raped the girl on several instances and even intimidated and threatened not to reveal the crimes to anybody else. Following the complaint by the victim's parents, Yadav and Gurjar were booked on charges of gang rape and getting abortion done without a woman's consent, officials said.

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