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Monthly News August 2014

Police officer resigns, another is fired...

Police officer resigns, another is fired after Ferguson incidents

A police officer has resigned after pointing a rifle at protesters during racially charged demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, and another has been fired for inappropriate social media posts stemming from the two weeks of civil unrest, officials said on Friday. Violent protests erupted in the... read more »

Don’t mess with nuclear Russia, Pu...

Don’t mess with nuclear Russia, Putin says

LAKE SELIGER, Russia: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia’s armed forces, backed by its nuclear arsenal, were ready to meet any aggression, declaring at a pro-Kremlin youth camp that foreign states should understand: “It’s best not to mess with us.” Putin told... read more »

Pentagon says Iraq operations have cost ...

Pentagon says Iraq operations have cost $560 million so far

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said Friday that military operations in Iraq have cost more than $560 million so far, including the surveillance flights and airstrikes that began on June 16. Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said the average daily cost for the operations has been $7.5... read more »

Obama Weighing Delay in Action on Immigr...

Obama Weighing Delay in Action on Immigration

WASHINGTON — President Obama is considering a delay of his most controversial proposals to revamp immigration laws through executive action until after the midterm elections in November, mindful of the electoral peril for Democratic Senate candidates, according to allies of the administration... read more »

Irrfan Khan to work with Aishwarya Rai in ‘Jazbaa’

Bollywood beauty queen Aishwarya Rai Bachchan would soon be making her comeback to films with the Sanjay Gupta film Jazbaa. Later we were informed that Gupta had roped in Hollywood action... read more »

Cuba-bound Sunwing plane returns to Toronto, 2 passengers in custody

Police say two women are in custody after a Sunwing flight bound for Cuba was forced to turn back to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport. Regional police responded to the flight at... read more »

New clue emerges suggesting possible location of MH370

Search for plane to resume next month amid claims plane, which disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board, could have turned south earlier than previously thought The hunt for missing... read more »

U.S. girl accidentally shoots dead gun instructor

In a case of bizarre accidents, a nine-year old girl accidentally shot her shooting instructor at a gun range in the U.S., media reported on Thursday. The deadly incident occurred on... read more »

Obama to convene UNSC meeting on foreign fighters: White House

U.S. President Barack Obama will convene a meeting of the U.N. Security Council next month on the threat posed by foreign fighters in Syria and Iraq, the White House has said, amidst reports that... read more »