U Ko Ni, a National League for Democracy legal adviser, was shot and killed at the Yangon airport this afternoon, according to senior party member U Win Htein. Police believe the shooting was a targeted assassination.
It didn’t take long for the SAG Awards to get political Sunday night.
When Ashton Kutcher took the stage to introduce the show, he welcomed the crowd “and everyone in airports that belong in my America!” he said to applause from the audience. “You are part of the fabric of who we are, and we welcome you and we love you.”
Taken approximately in the early 1900s, the picture also shows an undertaker’s storefront sign.
It was submitted by Ron Shimko, of Indiana, and is from the collection of the late Leroy Cunningham.
Initial reports indicate that the National Guard Armory was being used for a high school party. During the night, a fight broke out.
Shots were fired and several students were hit. Two of the victims are juveniles.
Most of the victims were transported to Jackson General Hospital and are in the process of being released. Two of the victims were transported to Regional Medical Center in Memphis with non-life-threatening injuries.
People who live in Brownsville said Haywood High was playing a team from Jackson Friday when some sort of altercation happened at the gym.
One U.S. service member has been killed and three others injured in a raid against Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen, the Pentagon said Sunday, in what was the first death of a American service member in the Trump administration.
President Donald Trump approved the counterterrorism raid, carried out on Saturday, according to a senior defense official.
President Trump on Saturday touted his executive order blocking citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States. In response, a large protest broke out at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City, with notable demonstrations at airports around the country. Speaking
lames engulfed the Islamic Center of Victoria, destroying the building in the predawn hours Saturday as congregation members watched from the curb, overcome with emotion.
“It’s a house of worship,” Shahid Hashmi, president of the center, said as he watched the flames from across the street.
Firefighters and several engines were dispatched to the burning building, 201 E. Airline Road, after 2 a.m. Fire crews and police officers arrived to find the mosque completely consumed in flames, said Battalion Chief Jeff Cowan, Victoria Fire Department.
Cowan said firefighters did not discover anyone inside the burning building.
NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
The foundation of a good life begins with a great education. Today, too many of our children are stuck in schools that do not provide this opportunity.
Because the education of our young people is so important, the parents of every student in America should have a right to a meaningful choice about where their child goes to school.
By expanding school choice and providing more educational opportunities for every American family, we can help make sure that every child has an equal shot at achieving the American Dream. More choices for our students will make our schools better for everybody…..
Read More From Source: National School Choice Week 2017 Proclamation | whitehouse.gov
Post-Gazette.com – A Pittsburgh man has started a change.org petition to change the name of the Pittsburgh International Airport to the Fred Rogers International Airport. Ian Miller’s petition, posted Thursday afternoon, already had more than 10,000 signatures Saturday morning.
- Petition started to rename Pittsburgh airport Fred Rogers International Airport
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- Iconic natural history museum exhibit restored, reinterpreted, redisplayed
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A federal court in Brooklyn tonight granted an emergency stay on President Trump’s executive order that bans immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries for two Iraqi men who had valid visas to enter the United States but were detained today when they arrived in New York.
U.S. authorities on Friday unveiled criminal charges against two men accused of helping operate a hedge fund as a Ponzi scheme and of swindling investors in a ticket-reselling business for popular events, including the smash Broadway musical “Hamilton.”
Joseph Meli, who ran the ticket business, and Steven Simmons, the head of an alternative investments at Sideris Capital Partners, were arrested on Friday on securities fraud and wire fraud charges brought by Manhattan federal prosecutors.