People

People Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan Lead 2017 Kennedy Center Honorees
Author: 0 Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan Lead 2017 Kennedy Center Honorees

It's just been announced that he'll be honored by the Kennedy Center , and be the first hip-hop artist to get that nod. "Norman's refusal to set foot in Donald Trump's White House is as powerful a reminder as any that the hate and bigotry that Donald Trump espouses on a daily basis isn't business-as-usual, it's a threat to the civic compact upon which this nation was founded".

People Israel Builds New Stretch of Wall at West Bank Border
Author: 0 Israel Builds New Stretch of Wall at West Bank Border

In a Friday report, the Abdullah al-Hourani Center for Research and Documentation (run by the Palestine Liberation Organization) stated that 20 Palestinians - from the West Bank, Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip - had lost their lives during a flare-up of violence that first began in mid-July.

People Uber takes action to fix unsafe cars rented to Singapore drivers
Author: 0 Uber takes action to fix unsafe cars rented to Singapore drivers

Citing Uber emails and documents from people familiar with the matter, the WSJ claimed Uber managers in Singapore were aware of the recall when they acquired the fleet of defective Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV), but leased them to drivers without the crucial repairs anyway.

People Two US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Convoy Attack
Author: 0 Two US Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Convoy Attack

At Herat main hospital, Dr Shehrzai confirmed that 29 bodies were brought to the medical facility soon after the blast. Zimmermann further added "They are not alone". "US Forces Afghanistan will provide additional information as it becomes available". Eyewitness Ghulam Ali, who runs a mechanics shop near the attack site on the outskirts of the city of Kandahar, says he saw a military vehicle on fire on the road.

People Trump to Mexican President
Author: 0 Trump to Mexican President

I have been talking about it for a two-year period", Trump said then. President Donald Trump described New Hampshire as "a drug-infested den" in a phone call to the Mexican president in January, reports the Washington Post . He also tried to convince the Mexican president that the wall would cost a lot less than official estimates. The call with Australia's Malcolm Turnbull wasn't much better.

People Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis sacks IAS officer over corruption charges
Author: 0 Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis sacks IAS officer over corruption charges

The audio clip was first aired by a local Marathi channel, following which the Opposition demanded his removal in the Maharashtra Assembly. The Opposition has alleged that housing minister Prakash Mehta wrongfully approved the project by falsely claiming that the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was aware of the approval.

People Italy impounds German NGO migrant rescue boat
Author: 0 Italy impounds German NGO migrant rescue boat

The move came amidst growing suspicion over the role non-governmental organizations are playing in picking up migrants off the Libya coast and bringing them to Italian ports. Jugend Rettet, which carries out search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean, tweeted the boat's crew was interviewed. The assistance from Rome is expected to take the form of two ships for logistics and patrol, as well as mechanics to maintain equipment.

People Fire breaks out at The Torch Tower
Author: 0 Fire breaks out at The Torch Tower

The 79-storey, building, known as Torch Tower and once the tallest in the world, is in the Marina district of the city. The Civil Defense Office said the building was successfully evacuated and the emergency responders were trying to bring the fire under control.

People 2017 second-worst BC wildfire season on record
Author: 0 2017 second-worst BC wildfire season on record

The forecast still isn't looking good, he said. "Given the severity of B.C. wildfires this year, we greatly appreciate the ability to draw on personnel from beyond our borders", said Doug Donaldson, minister of forests, lands, natural resource operations and rural development, in a release.

Author: 0 Trump blames Congress for poor Russian Federation relations

Republicans refused to budge even after the White House complained that the "congressional review" infringed on Trump's executive authority. Relations between the US and Russian Federation are at an all-time and very risky low, US President Donald Trump tweeted , adding that the Americans should blame the Congress for this turn of events.

Author: 0 Korea dialogue "only way" to stop DPRK missile tests: Russian Federation

Asked about those comments, Mr Wang said China attached importance to Secretary Tillerson's remarks about the Korean peninsula and hoped the United States could implement them successfully. Tillerson and other key players, including China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi, will also be in the Philippine capital - but Susan Thornton, the acting USA assistant secretary of state, said the U.S.

People NYS allows White House access to some voter information
Author: 0 NYS allows White House access to some voter information

Douglas Kellner, a state Board of Elections commissioner, said via email that two data request letters sent by panel vice chairman Kris Kobach - the first in June and a second in July after a court win - were rejected in part because they asked for protected information.

Author: 0 Australian PM had to repeatedly explain refugee deal to Trump during call

Following which, the two spar on the nationality of the Boston bombers ("they were Russians", Turnbull explains) and the reasoning behind Australia's immigration policy ("why do you discriminate against boats?", Trump asks), before Trump labels the conversation "the most unpleasant call all day" (comparing it directly to his conversation with the Russian President:" Putin was a pleasant call ") shortly before hanging up.

People Vehicle slams into officer, and he survives
Author: 0 Vehicle slams into officer, and he survives

Lesell's wife was incredibly shaken by the incident. "Next thing I knew I was flying through the air", Lesell told KXAS-TV , a Dallas NBC affiliate last Wednesday. Lesell called for back-up and checked on the traffic violator before detaining the intoxicated driver. "From all my training, whether it be the Marine Corps, or through the academy, the worst thing to do is be down and out of the fight", Lesell said.

People Celtic winger James Forrest talks up his victor against Rosenborg
Author: 0 Celtic winger James Forrest talks up his victor against Rosenborg

The Scotland global said: "I played centre-forward at the weekend but obviously a friendly is different than Europe". Celtic will face either Qarabag FK, Hapoel Beer-Sheva, Slavia Prague , Astana or Rijeka in the playoff round. Everybody was talking about the pressure of the game , to play that way was sensational. The Scotland worldwide was thwarted in a first half dominated by Celtic , but he came good in the 69th minute, firing a blistering shot past Andre Hansen to put the ...

People Tommy's in Coventry turns a milkshake into a dying woman's final wish
Author: 0 Tommy's in Coventry turns a milkshake into a dying woman's final wish

But there was one only problem, Emily Pomeranz was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and lived in a hospice in Arlington, Virginia. Pomeranz passed away last week, but the story of how Fello granted Pomeranz's wish to "have one more Tommy's mocha milkshake " has clearly made an impact: The post has been shared by more than 2,000 people, with more than 600 comments and thousands more reacting to it.

People NAACP issues official statewide travel warning for 'racist' Missouri
Author: 0 NAACP issues official statewide travel warning for 'racist' Missouri

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ( NAACP ) has made history, issuing the organization's first-ever travel advisory. It was then that the advisory caught national attention. Previously, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) had issued travel advisories for Texas and Arizona after the states passed immigration enforcement laws requiring local law enforcement to detain people on immigration violations which the ACLU said would increase racial profiling.

People Unbelted Rider in the Back Could Kill Someone in the Front
Author: 0 Unbelted Rider in the Back Could Kill Someone in the Front

But that number drops to just 70 percent when it comes to them being passengers in the back seat. However, IIHS says those not wearing a seat belt are putting themselves at risk regardless of where they are sitting during a auto crash. Meanwhile, vehicles now come with warning lights and chimes to alert drivers and front-seat passengers that they need to put on their seat belts. Almost 40 percent of people surveyed said they sometimes don't buckle up in the rear seat because there is no law ...

People Temer avoids corruption trial in vote win
Author: 0 Temer avoids corruption trial in vote win

The lower house of congress descended into chaos last night as MPs traded accusations of corruption and unloaded briefcases filled with fake bank notes on each other. As a sitting president - the first in Brazil's history to be charged while in office - Temer can not be tried by the country's Supreme Federal Tribunal without the elected deputies agreeing to suspend him for 180 days.

People Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Kulgam
Author: 0 Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Jammu And Kashmir's Kulgam

He said, the injured were taken to hospital, where two of them, succumbed to injuries. Police also recovered weapons from the militants. His funeral was attended by hundreds of mourners who pelted Indian soldiers with stones and chanted slogans calling for independence, witnesses said.

People
Author: 0 "Call Before You Dig" Banner Plane Flies Over Outer Banks

Utility officials have assured them that adequate power will be restored by then, they said. Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative announced the updated timeline Thursday morning, as they continue to coordinate with Dare County officials as to when visitors can begin returning to Hatteras Island.

Author: 0 Sanctions against Russian Federation is United States tool in struggle for markets - Commerce Chamber

The new sanctions against Russian Federation could also hit companies invested in the Nord Stream II project, a planned gas pipeline between Russian Federation and Germany, circumventing Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic states. The president said the "flawed bill" has "a number of clearly unconstitutional provisions". Russian Federation wasn't pleased. Putin responded on Sunday by announcing the USA would have to cut 755 of its embassy and consular staff in Russian Federation.

People Juncker supports continuity of Turkey's accession talks to EU
Author: 0 Juncker supports continuity of Turkey's accession talks to EU

The European Union (EU) said it was ready if needed to retaliate within days against new United States sanctions on Russian Federation but believes Washington wants to spare European energy firms from any fallout. Junker on Wednesday expressed alarm over the "unpredictable" consequences of the new USA sanctions law for the European Union, particularly in the field of energy security.

People Grand Canyon National Park launches search for Texas woman
Author: 0 Grand Canyon National Park launches search for Texas woman

Park officials say Beadle was hiking with two children - ages 10 and 11 - who are safe and accounted for. Beadle was reported missing on August 1 after she failed to arrive at the Bright Angel Campground, where she had a reservation. Temperatures on Tuesday hit a high of 86 degrees in the Grand Canyon. Park officials said that the 38-year-old Beadle had been hiking the South Kaibab Trail.

People Russian Federation relations are at 'dangerous low'
Author: 0 Russian Federation relations are at 'dangerous low'

Last week, the House overwhelmingly backed the bill, 419-3, and the Senate rapidly followed, 98-2. "So, by extension, it is fairly easy to envision how other parts of the world could be wondering whether it is President Trump or Congress pulling the foreign policy strings", Ward said .

People 40 children hospitalized after chemical leak at pool
Author: 0 40 children hospitalized after chemical leak at pool

Durham County spokeswoman, Dawn Dudley, said the chemical is used for " everyday maintenance " of swimming pools, according to the Charlotte Observer. Witness Dan Winn told ABC station WTVD that he saw kids "coughing" shortly after smelling a "real strong odor". No children were admitted to the hospital.

Author: 0 After Trump's Use of Force Quip, Sessions Tells Police to Be 'Lawful'

Unity, cooperation and respect communities and police are needed to fix the root problems with crime and the mere insinuation that anything but that will be acceptable threatens to damage that tenuous relationship. Robert Schwartz, executive director of the Maine Chiefs of Police Association said what Trump said is against the law and "it was certainly misspoken".

People Police departments pull Ford SUVs from service after carbon monoxide poisoning reports
Author: 0 Police departments pull Ford SUVs from service after carbon monoxide poisoning reports

Two other Explorers driven by town officials were also taken off the road, the town said. Only Boston 25 News rode along with Auburn firefighters as they tested Ford Explorers belonging to the town fleet. The officer injured in the crash had lost consciousness and complained of headaches. Ford said in a statement last week that it was "taking action to help address the concerns of first responders driving Ford Police Interceptor Utility vehicles".

People Trump To Take 17-Day Vacation In August
Author: 0 Trump To Take 17-Day Vacation In August

His unflattering characterization of the White House was at odds with remarks Trump made Tuesday to small business owners. When Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister, visited ... Last November, the President-elect hosted a cocktail reception and dinner at Bedminster on the same weekend that he was holding interviews at the club with candidates for his Cabinet.

People Derailed CSX rail auto fires in Pennsylvania should burn out overnight
Author: 0 Derailed CSX rail auto fires in Pennsylvania should burn out overnight

Officials said at least one auto contained liquefied petroleum gas, and others contained flammable liquid asphalt. A residential garage struck during the derailment also caught fire, officials said. The Salvation Army and the Red Cross were assisting at the evacuation center and canteen established at the HOPE for Hyndman Charter School. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said that three investigators will arrive on the scene in Hyndman, Pa ., on Wednesday, with two more ...

People Australian nurse and 2 local assistants jailed in Cambodia for illegal surrogacy
Author: 0 Australian nurse and 2 local assistants jailed in Cambodia for illegal surrogacy

Davis-Charles charged foreign couples about £38,000 for surrogacy services and paid Cambodian women about £7,500 to carry babies on their behalf, said Judge Sor Lina at Phnom Penh municipal court. She said she hadn't seen her children for eight months since she was arrested in November. She had said in court she did not recruit the parents and only took care of the mothers to "make sure they were safe".

People New virtual reality 'Star Wars' experience coming to Disney Springs
Author: 0 New virtual reality 'Star Wars' experience coming to Disney Springs

Set to open by the end of 2017, " Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire " will come to both domestic Disney locations and allow guests to jump into a world of virtual reality and real-life. Disney officials said they are still finalizing the location in Downtown Disney for the new experience. Disney thinks it can go better than cosplaying in front of a projector - it's signed a deal to bring an all-new Star Wars VR experience to its theme parks before the end of the year.