• Sir Colin Meads 'one of NZ's rugby greats - but so much more'
Sir Colin Meads 'one of NZ's rugby greats - but so much more'

I thought I'd give it a go. Hardened by his life as a sheep farmer in the rugged King Country district of New Zealand's North Island, Meads was endowed with great strength, stamina and toughness. A bronze statue of Sir Colin was unveiled in Te Kuiti in June. Although he began his worldwide career as a flanker, it was as a lock that he played ...

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  • Indian actors Arjit Lavania and Gagan Kang die in vehicle accident
Indian actors Arjit Lavania and Gagan Kang die in vehicle accident

Both Arjit and Gagan were good actors and extremely honest towards their craft. Shocked and saddened by the demise of the actors, Mahakali-Anth Hi Aarambh Hai producer Siddharth Kumar Tewary said in a statement: "I don't think we will ever come to terms with this tragedy".

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  • Trump backed white supremacists. It's time to impeach
Trump backed white supremacists. It's time to impeach

Steve Cohen said in a statement released by his office. "There are no good Klansmen", Cohen said in a statement. Cohen is the ranking member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, making him the highest ranking Democrat so far to openly call for Trump's impeachment.

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  • Not sleeping well over North Korea
Not sleeping well over North Korea

Of course, we understand that a show of unity between the two allies based on their bilateral security alliance can serve as an effective deterrence with regard to North Korea, which has displayed provocative behavior with its repeated ballistic missile launches.

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  • Mother of Charlottesville victim won't speak to Donald Trump
Mother of Charlottesville victim won't speak to Donald Trump

The news comes as Heyer's family is working very hard to establish a foundation in her name. Bro wants to build a legacy for her daughter, more than just sayings scribbled with chalk, flowers and candles, at the site of Saturday's vehicle attack.

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  • Charlottesville Victim's Mom Says She Won't Talk to Trump
Charlottesville Victim's Mom Says She Won't Talk to Trump

Her daughter, Heather Heyer , was killed after a vehicle ploughed through a crowd in Charlottesville. "I'm not talking to the president now", she said . "At first, I just missed his calls", she said. A White House spokeswoman, Lindsay Walters, had said that the White House was looking to set up a "convenient" time for the president to talk ...

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  • Most Americans disapprove of Trump's Charlottesville response
Most Americans disapprove of Trump's Charlottesville response

Did their erection rip apart our history and culture? "He simply could not forget his failure of election", continued the president, seeming to make a reference to the candidature of Lindsey Graham in the republican primaries for the presidential election of 2016.

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  • Oxford University employee charged with Chicago murder
Oxford University employee charged with Chicago murder

Authorities said the attack was so violent the blade of the knife they believe was used was broken. A post-mortem examination showed Mr Cornell-Duranleau had the drug methamphetamine in his system. The caller warned of a possible crime in Lathem's residence. Warren was represented by a public defender during a brief appearance in a San Francisc...

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  • Will Trump Be Impeached? 40 Percent Favor The President's Removal, Poll Finds
Will Trump Be Impeached? 40 Percent Favor The President's Removal, Poll Finds

A growing number of conservative establishment members have attempted to distance themselves from the president's comments in recent days, including eight members of Trump's manufacturing council, causing him to disband the group; Rupert Murdoch's son James Murdoch , head of 21st Century Fox; and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Ro...

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  • Korea tensions ease as Moon urges calm
Korea tensions ease as Moon urges calm

But his efforts have been stalled by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's recent face-off with Trump. "I would like to warn North Korea to end its risky gamble". Joe Dunford declared the United States military to be ready to provide a full range of military options against North Korea . "Very simply, in the event of a missile launch towards the...

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  • Iraqi forces ready for next battle against Daesh extremists
Iraqi forces ready for next battle against Daesh extremists

However, the Iraqi authorities have not yet confirmed the mission. Last month, a senior Iraqi commander who once served as mayor of Tal Afar said there were between 1,500 and 2,000 militants and their family members left in the town. Rasool said the various Iraqi forces already have largely encircled Tal Afar. "The UN, as well as other human ri...

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  • Lowry shoots solid first round at Wyndham Championship
Lowry shoots solid first round at Wyndham Championship

The best round of his career, thanks to four consecutive late birdies, was a step in the right direction, his sizzling form the result of an equipment change, he said, with new shafts helping him achieve a higher ball flight. Overnight leader Matt Every - who opened with a 61 - could only manage a 72 second time around as he slipped down to a sha...

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  • Barcelona aftermath: Family searching for 7-year-old missing in chaos
Barcelona aftermath: Family searching for 7-year-old missing in chaos

Seven-year-old Cadman has become one of the key stories of the Barcelona attack and reports he had been found were picked up by British media, including The Guardian and The Independent. "We will never bow, we will never be cowered (sic) by them". "All of us as parents know the anguish his father and his whole family is going through".

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  • Trump Today: President defends Confederate statues and blasts 2 fellow Republicans
Trump Today: President defends Confederate statues and blasts 2 fellow Republicans

The President repeatedly touted his hardcore following on the campaign trail, boasting that his supporters would stick with him no matter what. "I think he made a awful mistake", Hogan said. Trump has blamed "both sides" for the violence . He took aim at the removal or consideration for removal of Confederate statues and monuments in a long ...

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  • Lost World War II ship USS Indianapolis discovered in Philippine sea
Lost World War II ship USS Indianapolis discovered in Philippine sea

The 13-person crew of the Research Vessel Petrel , led by philanthropist Paul G. Allen, located the World War II cruiser 5,500 meters - that's almost 3.5 miles - below the water's surface, according to a Saturday release from the U.S. 'They can serve as inspiration to current and future Sailors enduring situations of mortal peril. 93 year-old Ind...

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  • Shooting in Nimes train station at start of Vuelta a España
Shooting in Nimes train station at start of Vuelta a España

Update [01:55 AM PST]: Local police took one person into custody late Saturday night in Nîmes, France; the person is reported to have been in possession of a non-lethal, alarm gun in his backpack. Authorities later said there was no shooting but asked people to avoid the area of the station. A national police spokesman said the operation began wh...

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  • Spain launches manhunt for suspect in Barcelona attack
Spain launches manhunt for suspect in Barcelona attack

Three were Moroccan citizens and another was Spanish; they ranged in age from 21 to 34. Numerous suspects from this week's attacks were caught or killed in the town Cambrils, around 70 miles from Barcelona , where they launched their second assault, injuring five.

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  • Barcelona: Cell behind Spain twin attacks 'dismantled'
Barcelona: Cell behind Spain twin attacks 'dismantled'

The attack in Cambrils came shortly after a man plowed a van plowed through a crowd in the Catalan capital Barcelona Thursday, killing 13 people and injuring over 100 others. In an echo of the horrific attacks in London Bridge in June, the attackers in Cambrils were wearing fake suicide belts when they were stopped. David Lea, a senior analys...

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  • Trump tells Guam Governor 'you are safe'
Trump tells Guam Governor 'you are safe'

On Tuesday, he warned that North Korea was risking " fire and fury like the world has never seen, and he said Thursday that his " fire and fury " statement was perhaps not "tough enough". "We are very strongly in support of the United Nations process, which has and continues to put pressure on North Korea to stop acting in an irresponsible way, ...

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  • Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon out of White House
Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon out of White House

President Trump was considered to be under pressure to sack Bannon following the violence at a far right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend, when a auto had attacked the counter protesters killing a woman. "Someone said, 'it's Bannon the Barbarian.' I am definitely going to crush the opposition", Bannon said. "We are grateful for his s...

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  • US history, culture being ripped apart by removal of civil war statues
US history, culture being ripped apart by removal of civil war statues

Trump offered his thoughts on the Confederate memorials in the aftermath of last weekend's deadly street mayhem in Charlottesville , Virginia, where white supremacists were protesting the city's plan to remove a towering statue there honoring Lee, who led Confederate troops during the conflict that extended from 1861 and 1865.

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  • Sabotage Considered Possible Reason for Utkal Express Derailment in India
Sabotage Considered Possible Reason for Utkal Express Derailment in India

State official Arvind Kumar said two of the coaches had telescoped into one another, while four others toppled onto their sides. "Most of the injured have been taken to the hospital", said P S Mishra, chief medical officer for the area, by phone.

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  • Trump demands North Korea 'get their act together'
Trump demands North Korea 'get their act together'

The report quotes Xi as saying: "At present, the relevant parties must maintain restraint and avoid words and deeds that would exacerbate the tension on the Korean Peninsula". Trump on Friday furthered the rhetoric, saying the United States was "locked and loaded" to deal with the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula.

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  • North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation
North Korea: China urges Trump not to worsen situation

The country's state-run newspaper said that leader Kim Jung Un's revolutionary army is "capable of fighting any war the US wants". Trump said that past administrations had not done enough to take on North Korea and that it is time a President "stuck up for the country".

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  • India, China: Game is on
India, China: Game is on

Neither the Government of India in New Delhi nor the Government of China in Beijing so far confirmed the authenticity of the video. The MEA on Friday confirmed about an "incident" between Indian and Chinese troops at Pangong lake in Ladakh sector.

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  • United States slams foes and allies alike in religious freedom report
United States slams foes and allies alike in religious freedom report

Rubio weighed in on the report on Wednesday, giving State Department high marks. "The protection of these groups-and others subject to violent extremism-is a human rights priority for the Trump administration", he said . America's top diplomat also demanded the Turkish government to release US pastor Andrew Brunson. The report accuses China of a...

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  • Trump decries Confederate statues' removal: 'You can't change history'
Trump decries Confederate statues' removal: 'You can't change history'

Lee, who headed the Confederate army in the American Civil War. "The Confederate statues in the halls of Congress have always been reprehensible", Pelosi said in a statement . For Congress to have a say in the matter, Sen. There are proper ways to do away with the publicly displayed Confederate war statues if they are in fact offensive.

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  • Trump reassures Guam it is secure
Trump reassures Guam it is secure

At the epicenter of the rhetoric, Trump's New Jersey golf course, the president seemed to put Kim on notice, saying, "If he utters one threat in the form of an overt threat - which by the way he has been uttering for years and his family has been uttering for years - or he does anything with respect to Guam or anyplace else that's an American t...

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  • We have legal right over Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence, says Deepa Jayakumar
We have legal right over Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence, says Deepa Jayakumar

Deepa and Deepak said they were the legal heirs to Jayalalithaa and rightful inheritors of their aunt's plush Poes Garden residence in the heart of the city. In June 2017, Deepa was denied entry into Poes Garden. Jayalalithaa died in December a year ago after prolonged illness. Since Jayalalithaa's death, there have been suspicions of foul play...

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  • Boston Free Speech Rally Organizers Fear Violence, Face Threats - Security Guard
Boston Free Speech Rally Organizers Fear Violence, Face Threats - Security Guard

Delays will go from around 9 a.m. through 11 a.m.as marchers walk the two miles from Roxbury to the Common. "We're trying to get people to stop fighting and start listening", Medlar said . Approximately 500 Boston police officers will be deployed around the Common tomorrow, Walsh said, with more standing by if needed. There are road closures d...

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  • Statue at Duke Chapel Defaced
Statue at Duke Chapel Defaced

The incident was under investigation. A statue of Lee was at the heart of a violent protest last week in Charlottesville, Va., which turned deadly. On Monday in Durham, protesters toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier during a rally against racism.

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  • Weekend weather: Sunny, with highs in the 80s
Weekend weather: Sunny, with highs in the 80s

Lows in the mid-70s with a 20 percent chance of rain. A turn toward the WNW is expected Sunday night or Monday . Tuesday - A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Southwest winds will be around 5 miles per hour. Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

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  • Chhattisgarh BJP leader arrested after death of cows at his shelter
Chhattisgarh BJP leader arrested after death of cows at his shelter

According to a Hindustan Times report, "The officials have, so far, confirmed 30 starvation-related deaths". As per Harish Verma, BJP's vice president of the Nagar Panchayat of Jamul, only 16 cows had died and that too after a wall of the shelter fell down.

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  • All Blacks crush Wallabies in Rugby Championship opener
All Blacks crush Wallabies in Rugby Championship opener

Rieko Ioane scored twice in three minutes and Ryan Crotty also crossed for what amounted to three tries in the space of 420 seconds. Australia rallied with four converted tries in the second half, to winger Curtis Rona on debut, centers Tevita Kuridrani and Kurtley Beale, and fullback Israel Folau.

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  • PA state troopers shot, suspect killed in Fayette County shooting
PA state troopers shot, suspect killed in Fayette County shooting

State police in Uniontown said "a situation" was happening at a Shop 'n Save on West Church Street around 8 p.m. At least one of the troopers returned fire, killing the man, the witnesses said. Sources say the other trooper was shot in the hand. When they began to physically restrain him, Belsar pulled a.38-caliber revolver from his waistband and...

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