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Two Birmingham mosques attacked with catapults

Worshippers feared “someone with a gun” was attacking one of two mosques targeted with ball bearing catapults. Wednesday, Masjid Qamarul Islam, Birmingham, came under attack at 22:00 BST on  and Al-Hijrah mosque half-a-mile away was targeted 20 minutes later.

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UN warns it is ‘running out of cash’ in urgent appeal to members

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the U.N. is running out of money and is urging members to pay up amid a looming financial crisis for the international body. Guterres says he has warned member states of a “troubling financial situation facing the United Nations,” which he says is caused by late payments to the U.N. by member states. Continue reading →

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar compares national anthem to songs of slavery

The jackass.  Yet he sure made his millions in this land of the free, didn’t he? NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar likened the national anthem to songs that were sung by slaves while they were forced to do manual labor. Continue reading →

Not surprising – Obama administration approved $200G grant to group with Al Qaeda ties

This doesn’t appear to be so surprising, like all are saying, considering who it is, but a report says that the Obama administration approved a $200,000 grant to a group in Sudan with ties to Al Qaeda even though it had been designated a terrorist-financing organization by the U.S. years earlier, a conservative think tank revealed this week. Continue reading →

Paris residents pissed at public, eco-friendly urinals

Now here’s a new one. Local people in Paris are upset over a new set of eco-friendly but completely exposed urinals deployed on the streets of Paris. One of the bright red “urinoirs” installed on the Ile Saint-Louis, not far from Notre Dame Cathedral and overlooking tourist boats passing on the Seine, has caused particular indignation. Continue reading →

Sessions Defends Deputy Rosenstein After Impeachment Move

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday defended his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, after some fellow Republicans in Congress moved to impeach Rosenstein, who oversees the federal probe of whether President Donald Trump’s campaign worked with Russia to sway the 2016 presidential election. Continue reading →

FBI Fires Agent Peter Strzok Over Anti-Trump Texts

Friday the FBI fired agent Peter Strzok over anti-Trump text messages he exchanged with former agency lawyer Lisa Page during the 2016 presidential campaign, Strzok’s lawyer, Aitan Goelman, confirmed Monday. Continue reading →

Legal Analyst: White House May Classify Omarosa Tapes to Stop Their Release

Concern over  the flurry of secretly taped White House conversations released by Omarosa Manigault-Newman, the Trump administration may try to stop more from leaking out by declaring them “classified,” ABC Chief Legal Analyst Dan Abrams says. Continue reading →

Medicinal cannabis products to be legalised

Soon specialist doctors in the UK will be able to legally prescribe cannabis-derived medicinal products by autumn, the home secretary has announced. Those that meet safety and quality standards are to be made legal for patients with an “exceptional clinical need”, Sajid Javid said. Continue reading →

Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Still Backed by ‘Quiet Majority’

Sunday just  as the polls suggested President Donald Trump would not win the 2016 election, the truth lies beneath the noise: the “quiet majority” is still supporting the administration, former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said. Continue reading →