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Israel Says Officer Stabbed, 3 Attackers Shot in Jerusalem

The names differ from those reported by IS, who said the attack was carried out by brothers called Abu al-Bara'a al-Maqdisi, Abu Hassan al-Maqdisi, and Abu Rabah al-Maqdisi. The Israeli military also challenged the IS claim. The PFLP also noted that this operation sends a strong, direct message to the defeated leaders of the Palestinian Authority, its polices and approach, that makes clear that the resistance is continuing and is the only path to defeat the occupier. Consulte Mais Informação

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Passage of Bill C-16 legislates protection for transgender Canadians

Passage of Bill C-16 legislates protection for transgender Canadians

Bill C-16 prohibits discrimination against transgender people based on their gender identity and expression. During the Harper government, a trans-rights bill passed the House of Commons only to die in the Senate. "If you try to disavow that theory, you can be brought before the Human Rights Commission for misgendering or potentially find yourself guilty of a hate crime". Consulte Mais Informação

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Uber to allow tipping for drivers, reversing long-standing policy

Uber to allow tipping for drivers, reversing long-standing policy

Uber has business reasons to improve its image. In response to this avalanche of bad press , the company is in a vulnerable position. "It all depends on the service that the driver gives you". Uber wouldn't take any part of tips given drivers. It will have to pay another $16 million if it goes public and hits a certain valuation. Changes are coming for Uber that address long-standing complaints from drivers, and are likely to put more money in their pockets. Consulte Mais Informação

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Australia suspends air strikes in Syria

Australia suspends air strikes in Syria

Iran has called in the Swiss charge d'affaires, who looks after US interests, to protest against comments by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson backing "peaceful transition" in the Islamic republic. The 48-hour truce that had started there at noon Saturday was supposed to be extended. That took place near the Syrian city of Taqba, which has been the focus of fighting as USA -sponsored ground forces advance on the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ex-Milwaukee cop justified in shooting

Heaggan-Brown, a former Milwaukee police officer on trial in a fatal shooting that sparked riots in a predominantly black neighborhood, said Friday he will not testify, as his attorneys prepare to begin presenting his defense. Smith was on the ground when he received the fatal shot. Heaggan-Brown shot Smith on his right bicep as he threw the gun away over a fence. Willis' testimony centered on the 1.69 seconds that separated the two shots. Consulte Mais Informação

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Cellphone video shows woman setting Milwaukee home on fire

Cellphone video shows woman setting Milwaukee home on fire

A USA woman has been caught on camera, setting fire to a Milwaukee home which had residents inside. They say they watched as the woman became more and more furious. The suspect's family said they had been in contact with the women and have urged her to turn herself into authorities. " I just hope they catch her, because she did wrong and she deserves to get punished for what she did ", Neylon said. Consulte Mais Informação

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WH: Warmbier Death a 'Shame,' China Needs to Help More

A spokesman for the Hamilton County coroner says Dr Lakshmi Sammaraco's office has accepted the case. Wambier's parents did not cite a specific cause of death, but cited "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea. Dennis Rodman 's coziness with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has rankled at least one human rights group, which has launched a campaign to get him removed from pro basketball's Hall of Fame in the wake of Otto Warmbier 's death. Consulte Mais Informação

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Student released from North Korea has severe neurological injury

The North Korean government said Warmbier's injuries were caused by botulism . One medical professional said that Warmbier's neurological state can best be described as a "state of unresponsive wakefulness". Doctors will share further information about Otto Warmbier's medical condition in a separate news conference Thursday afternoon, Martin said. Warmbier had visited North Korea as part of a tour organized by a China-based company. Consulte Mais Informação

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LGBT campaigners 'stunned' by Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish Government

LGBT campaigners 'stunned' by Arlene Foster's letter to Scottish Government

The Scottish government has released letters from DUP leader Arlene Foster showing that she attempted to restrict Northern Irish couples from having access to same-sex marriage in Scotland. Mr Biagi rejected the request, stating it would "not be appropriate" to exclude Northern Ireland couples from availing of the legislation. "Arlene Foster owes the people of Northern Ireland an explanation and apology for covertly seeking to limit their rights and a further apology for maintaining that she ... Consulte Mais Informação

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US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea

An Ohio coroner will not perform an autopsy on the United States student who died after being held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and will perform an external examination of the body at the family's request. Trump has called repeatedly on China to help exert pressure on North Korea, particularly with regard to its nuclear ambitions. A funeral is to take place on Thursday morning at a high school in Wyoming, Ohio, that Mr Warmbier attended before enrolling at the University ... Consulte Mais Informação

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