Internacional


UN Syria envoy pauses humanitarian task force amid fighting
- Agosto 19, 2016

De Mistura said he nevertheless plans to reconvene the humanitarian task force next week and believes the task force's co-chairs - Russian Federation and the United States - still want a nonmilitary solution to Syria's conflict that has left at least 250,000 people dead. (los mas...)
United Nations condemns deadly airstrike on Yemeni school
- Agosto 19, 2016

The conflict in Yemen pits the internationally-recognized government backed by a Saudi-led coalition against Shiite rebels known as Houthis, who captured the capital almost two years ago. Earlier this month, it acknowledged "shortcomings" in two of eight cases it investigated of strikes on civilian targets in Yemen . The coalition says the suspension of talks followed increased ceasefire violations by the extremists, who are allied to forces loyal to former Yemeni president Ali Abdullah ... (los mas...)
Wake, funeral set for woman killed during jog Wake, funeral set for woman killed during jog
- Agosto 19, 2016

After she was reported missing, a police dog discovered her body in a wooded area about a half-mile away from her mother's home. This undated driver license photo released by the Worcester County District Attorney's Office shows Vanessa Marcotte, of NY, whose body was found Sunday night, August 7, 2016, in the woods about a half-mile from her mother's home in the town of Princeton, Mass., about 40 miles west of Boston. (los mas...)
Donald Trump reveals plans for 'extreme vetting' of immigrants Donald Trump reveals plans for 'extreme vetting' of immigrants
- Agosto 19, 2016

In the Cold War, we had an ideological screening test. There is a necessity to conduct " extreme vetting " of immigrants into the USA to fight against radical Islam, Donald Trump has said. "We will partner with King Abdullah of Jordan and the president of Egypt, President [Abdel Fattah] Al-Sisi", Trump said. Trump's most specific anti-Islamic State proposals centered on keeping those seeking to carry out attacks in the West from entering the United States. (los mas...)
Pakistan welcomes UN Human Rights team to PoK Pakistan welcomes UN Human Rights team to PoK
- Agosto 19, 2016

In a response to his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry's offer for talks on Kashmir, Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar said discussions should focus on cessation of terrorist activities in J&K and ending incitement to violence and terror in the Valley. (los mas...)
Facebook Messenger will now allow chatbots to send ads Facebook Messenger will now allow chatbots to send ads
- Agosto 19, 2016

Facebook announced bots for its Messenger platform at its annual F8 developer conference in April this year. Facebook also has bots for "News", "Productivity", and "Personal Trackers". Subscribers to business's feeds will receive messages more regularly, but won't be able to send promotional messages unless the user responds. With this service, Facebook wants to monetise its one billion monthly Messenger users. (los mas...)
Intel Made a VR Headset and It's Totally Cord
- Agosto 19, 2016

A clear example of the future of merged reality today, the Alloy platform completely redefines what is possible in an all-in-one VR platform . All the computing power you need is inside the Alloy Head-Mounted Device (HMD). The headset, significantly different from the current generations of VR headsets as claimed by the company, is based on Intel's RealSense technology. (los mas...)
Detenidos periodistas internacionales por hacer tomas en El Calvario Detenidos periodistas internacionales por hacer tomas en El Calvario
- Agosto 19, 2016

Según el reporte de los comunicadores, la Guardia Bolivariana les preguntó la razón por la que estaban grabando y ellos respondieron que estaban haciendo imágenes de la ciudad para varios informes. La ONG Espacio Público registró el año pasado 286 violaciones a la libertad de expresión, ocasionadas principalmente por intimidación, hostigamiento verbal y censura, según su informe anual . (los mas...)
Tren de carga cae al río Toltén tras desplome de puente Pitrufquén Tren de carga cae al río Toltén tras desplome de puente Pitrufquén
- Agosto 19, 2016

Por su parte, personal de la Onemi, Carabineros y la Empresa de Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE) iniciaron un plan de emergencia para controlar las consecuencias del accidente . Del total de vagones afectados, el servicio explicó que tres carros se encuentran totalmente sumergidos en el lecho del río con soda cáustica en su interior. (los mas...)
Trump Envisions Ideological Test for Immigrants Trump Envisions Ideological Test for Immigrants
- Agosto 18, 2016

We will stop processing visas from those areas until such time as it is deemed safe to resume based on new circumstances or new procedures. "Any country which shares this view will be our ally", Mr. Trump's controversial proposal to ban Muslims from the U.S. has been through several iterations, with Monday's speech just the latest to provide a venue for further clarity. (los mas...)
Sox get homers from Ortiz, Bradley Jr. to knock off Indians
- Agosto 18, 2016

Thus, it was not surprising that the Boston Red Sox's offense looked dead through the first five innings of Monday afternoon's game against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Cleveland answered with one run in the eighth on a Rajai Davis double but Craig Kimbrel picked up the save by shutting the Indians down in the ninth. (los mas...)
Teen claimed superpowers before biting attack
- Agosto 18, 2016

FSU Senior Nicholas Mortellaro said, "I thought it was pretty freaky, I think there are people like that and I guess I try not to let it define the school". When police officials arrived at the scene, they discovered Harrouff - who is a former wrestler and football player at Suncoast Community High School - in the driveway of the couple's home, atop of John and was apparently biting his face off with his teeth. (los mas...)
Disgraced former Louisiana prosecutor faces sentencing Disgraced former Louisiana prosecutor faces sentencing
- Agosto 18, 2016

Now he faces a maximum of three years in prison after pleading guilty to the single charge. In one he was said to turn up at her house with two bottles of wine before proceeding to grope her. Carter, accused Morel of sexually assaulting her in 1996 when she was a single mother trying to get child support in a custody case. 'Like, I couldn't even understand her. (los mas...)
Man arrested in connection to California wildfires
- Agosto 18, 2016

This is my home". At its height the fire posed a threat to as many as 5,300 residences but ultimately no homes were lost. "They have to build a case that is going to be successful, it's complex". Monday evening, Joni and I hosted our evacuated friends for dinner. "The trees are lovely, but when they catch fire, they carry fire". Twin Pine Casino in Middletown and Seventh Day Adventist Church in Lakeport. (los mas...)
Ready for talks on terror, but not on Kashmir Ready for talks on terror, but not on Kashmir
- Agosto 18, 2016

Also unleashed a chain of brutalities against the innocent Kashmiri people who had launched an indigenous struggle against the oppressive Indian rule. Indian-ruled Kashmir has witnessed violent protests since July 8, when security forces killed a field commander of Pakistan-based Islamist militant group Hizbul Mujahideen who enjoyed much support in the Muslim-majority region. (los mas...)
Russian Federation uses Iran to strike Syria militants again, rejects United States censure leftright
- Agosto 18, 2016

This is, however, the first time Iran is cooperating with Russia in such capacity, acting as a springboard for the Russian air force to operate more efficiently in its war on terrorism. During the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, Iran allowed refugees into the country and backed mujahedeen rebel fighters - as did the U.S. On Wednesday, Russia's Sukhoi-34 bombers took off from the airdrome in Iran to hit Islamic State targets in Deir ez-Zor Province. (los mas...)
Zambia opposition party to challenge Lungu's re-election in court Zambia opposition party to challenge Lungu's re-election in court
- Agosto 18, 2016

The Electoral Commission of Zambia declared Lungu the victor of the presidential election with 50.35 percent of the total votes cast, while the main opposition leader, Hakainde Hichilema from the UPND, garnered 47.67 percent of the votes. (los mas...)
Global stocks mixed after Wall Street decline Global stocks mixed after Wall Street decline
- Agosto 18, 2016

Japan's Nikkei share index fell more than 1% as a rise in the value of the yen hit exporters' shares. China's Shanghai Composite index closed down 0.48 point or 0.02 percent at 3,109.55 while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was down 116 points or 0.51 percent at 22,794. (los mas...)
La joven aún desconoce cuándo podría dejar su celda — Caso Belén La joven aún desconoce cuándo podría dejar su celda — Caso Belén
- Agosto 18, 2016

La joven llegó al hospital Avellaneda el 21 de marzo de 2014 con un aborto en curso. Dispusieron que las actuaciones regresen a la Sala III de la Cámara Penal, que la había condenado en marzo, mientras la Corte se dedica a resolver la cuestión de fondo. (los mas...)
Thai police expects 'good news' soon, says deputy police chief
- Agosto 18, 2016

Police Gen. Apichart Boonsriroj said the bombs exploded in front of two police stations half an hour apart in Surat Thani in southern Thailand. Also Friday morning, separate blasts were reported elsewhere in the south. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-Ocha expressed frustration and said, "Why now when the country is getting better, and tourism is getting better? At first we had a lot of mixed feelings, because we didn't know the area well enough", said Lexus Chlorad, 21, from NY, after arriving ... (los mas...)