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Gavin Williamson Appointed New Defence Secretary

Gavin Williamson Appointed New Defence Secretary

The sexual harassment scandal sweeping United Kingdom parliament brought fresh allegations against lawmakers on Thursday, after the appointment of a new defence minister following the resignation of Michael Fallon . Fallon announced his resignation late Wednesday after earlier in the week apologising for touching a journalist's knee in 2002, but reports suggested there were other allegations which had not been made public at the time of his resignation.


1 killed, 3 injured at a Chicago Starbucks shooting

1 killed, 3 injured at a Chicago Starbucks shooting

The boy was listed in good condition at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago with a gunshot wound to the groin, the Chicago Tribune reports . Witness Bryan Stroud left the coffee shop just moments before the the incident to speak to a a friend. Three people, including a 12-year-old boy, were shot on Chicago's North Side.


Local Muslim defends the term 'Allahu Akbar' after NYC terror attacks

Local Muslim defends the term 'Allahu Akbar' after NYC terror attacks

The suspect - identified as Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov from Uzbekistan - reportedly shouted " Allahu Akbar " as he plowed through the crowd, waving a pellet gun and a paintball gun. This was after he's accused of crashing into a school bus, injuring two children and two adults. When a man drove his vehicle into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August, leaving one dead and 19 injured, President Donald Trump said that "two sides" ...


Russell Crowe: I will house six asylum seekers

Russell Crowe: I will house six asylum seekers

A Nations shame. No one deserves to be held in eternal limbo just because of where they were born. Lives lived in fear & despair. More than 600 refugees and asylum seekers remain in the centre in Papua New Guinea, even though all the services have been switched off and the staff have left.


Army Jawans Killed, Terrorist Gunned Down In Encounter In J&K

Army Jawans Killed, Terrorist Gunned Down In Encounter In J&K

Internet services were also suspended in Pulwama district, police official said. The firing has been stopped but the operation is still underway. Official further added, during fierce gunfight, one terrorist was killed while two army personnel lost their lives after receiving serious injuries.



United Kingdom bank may be 'criminally complicit' in Gupta transfers

Allegations of the laundering of South African taxpayers' money by the Guptas have also pricked the interest of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the US Department of Justice, particularly with them having other family members living in the USA.