by | August 18, 2017 | 05:17

These results demonstrate that the School is continuously providing high quality Post 16 education to students and more importantly, that students feel challenged and supported to achieve their very best". In engineering, 78% of grades were distinction * to distinction, and 100% distinction to merit. As usual, results were issued as from 8am to give students every opportunity of securing their University place.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:12

On Aug. 17, Joshua Wong was sentenced to six months in prison while Nathan Law was sentenced to seven. The ruling came on Thursday after a request from the prosecution seeking stiffer punishments following last year's lower court decision that allowed the activists to avoid prison.

by | August 18, 2017 | 05:12

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong, right, and Nathan Law, left, speak outside the high court before a ruling on a prosecution request for stiffer sentences following a lower court decision that let them avoid prison in Hong Kong on Thursday, Aug.

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:44

The North has staged seven missile tests since the Moon Jae-in administration took office in May, with its two latest launches involving intercontinental ballistic missiles, in violation of UN Security Council resolutions. This would involve negotiating with the United States to redeploy some of its own nuclear weapons to the country. "The global community has principles for solving historical issues affecting South Korea and Japan such as the comfort women and people drafted for forced ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:30

From historical point of view, the USA criminal attempt to impose nuclear disaster upon the Korean nation is not of recent occurrence. North Korea has announced plans to fire missiles near the Pacific territory of Guam , but there is no indication an attack is imminent.

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:25

The head of the United States military said during a visit to Beijing that it was increasingly urgent for China to step up pressure on North Korea, according to a Pentagon spokesman on Wednesday. By talking to the North Korean regime about something Washington and Pyongyang are both concerned about - China - the Trump administration could reset the chess board.

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:21

Democrats and Republicans alike have criticized Trump over his response to the bloody clashes in Charlottesville that left one dead and at least 19 others after James Alex Fields Jr., a 20-year-old who came to participate in the rally, allegedly rammed his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters.

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:15

Cutting off service to the Daily Stormer appears to represent a significant change of position for CloudFlare, which until now has adopted a position close to free-speech absolutism. That actually understates its influence, because Cloudflare is by far the market leader in DDoS protection, and its clients tend to be those most vulnerable to such attacks.

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:13

On Monday, he more directly condemned white supremacists , neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan , only to pivot back to blaming " both sides " during a heated news conference at Trump Tower in NY on Tuesday. The text of the House resolution also calls for Trump to fire any White House advisers who cater to "the alt-Right movement in the United States ".

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:13

Venezuela has around 30 prisons, many of which suffer from overcrowding and are dominated by criminal gangs that traffic in weapons and narcotics as well as plot crimes taking beyond prison walls. He added that the raid on the prison in the state capital Puerto Ayacucho started around midnight. Caracas has also been engulfed by a political crisis, with the opposition accusing President Nicolas Maduro of attempting to establish a dictatorship, while more than 120 people have been killed in ...

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:02

Amidst these statements - and USA practise runs of long-range bombers over the Korean peninsula - North Korea has threatened to fire missiles into waters near Guam , an American territory in the Western Pacific ocean. From September 5th, it will no longer buy North Korean coal, iron and iron ore, lead and fish, among other items. General Joseph Dunford is expected to arrive in South Korea today for talks with President Moon Jae-in and top defence officials.

by | August 18, 2017 | 04:04

A senior Israeli security official has stated that the Israeli intelligence community is monitoring the construction of a factory in Lebanon, which may be an Iranian missile development center. Gen. Herzl Halevi, as well as the head of the War Ministry's political-security department, Zohar Palti. The Israelis will meet with notably Trump's national security adviser, H.R.

by | August 18, 2017 | 03:58

Some Delaware School Districts say they are facing a shortage of bus drivers, less than two weeks away from the start of the school year for many students. They don't understand the danger of moving vehicles, can't judge vehicle speed or distance and may be blocked from view by the bus. As far as we are concerned there was nothing criminal.

by | August 18, 2017 | 03:54

Student Body President Bobby Brooks said he is glad to see students can now come to campus without fearing white supremacists. The Washington Post reports that the cancellation came amid safety concerns. "When black lives matter was here in November they rolled out the red carpet". "Texas is a wonderful place to live, and there are a lot of white men's bones in the ground to make that happen", he said then.

by | August 18, 2017 | 03:45

However, they have added that the motive behind the crash was not yet clear, reported Reuters . Police are searching for the suspected driver, who fled on foot. British tourists have been urged to "stay inside" after keep away from the centre of Barcelona following a terror attack. And a third man, believed to be the van driver, is being hunted amid reports he too is holed up in the Turkish restaurant.

by | August 18, 2017 | 03:41

Attack helicopters have been on the army's wish list for several years, but the air force has objected to the plan. Incidentally, in 2015 the Government had cleared a project worth $2 billion for procuring 22 Apache attack helicopters from the United States for the IAF.

by | August 18, 2017 | 03:41

Shame!" It also comes as Trump prepares a trip to Phoenix, where he's expected to hold a campaign-style rally, according to CNN . Endorsing Mr. DeWit would deliver a painful blow to former State Sen. President". "The people of SC will remember!" "[Graham] just can't forget his election trouncing". In the past, Flake spoke out against some of Trump's policies when the now-president was a candidate during the 2016 election.

by | August 18, 2017 | 03:31

Appearing to refer to Trump's comments on Charlottesville, Corker added that the president "recently has not demonstrated that he understands the character of this nation". Corker on Thursday declined to detail what he meant by "radical changes" and said he did not want to discuss specific officials in the White House.

by | August 18, 2017 | 03:12

Over 2 million have been internally displaced and over 300,000 have been killed in the civil war in South Sudan since it started in 2013. Aid agencies say there has been increasing violence since a power-sharing agreement collapsed in July of previous year.

by | August 18, 2017 | 03:09

The man is reported to have threatened a 3FM employee with a knife in a vehicle park and forced her to take him inside the building. The woman was reportedly an employee at NPO 3FM - a Dutch pop/rock music station. The radio was immediately surrounded by police and specialists. The incident came just a day after one of 3FM's most popular presenters announced he was leaving the station.

by | August 18, 2017 | 02:51

In the United States, more than 67 percent of women who are told that their unborn child may have Down syndrome choose an abortion, with some organizations reporting a higher number, 85 to 90 percent. But in denying some children dignity, many genetic counselors ironically undercut the dramatic medical progress being made to ensure that children with Down syndrome and other conditions live increasingly long and fruitful lives.

by | August 18, 2017 | 02:43

It should be noted that North Korea backed away from its threats just hours after its ally China got on board with United Nations sanctions and said it would ban imports of North Korean coal, iron and seafood, starting today. Tensions have been mounting in the region since North Korea tested two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month, which appeared to bring much of the U.S.

by | August 18, 2017 | 02:26

Trump also said the U.S. was considering tighter sanctions against North Korea . The top US military officer and the senior American commander in South Korea vowed to press ahead with planned military drills with Seoul this month, despite claims by the North that such exercises are a direct threat to the regime in Pyongyang .

by | August 18, 2017 | 02:27

North Korea said on Saturday that almost 3.5 million workers, party members and soldiers volunteered to join or rejoin its army to resist new U.N. sanctions and to fight against the United States in the current geopolitical tension between Pyongyang and Washington.

by | August 18, 2017 | 02:24

Criticism of Netanyahu among opposition politicians and others has grown louder over the last couple of days, particularly on Tuesday after Trump said there was "blame on both sides". Others have pointed to White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, who they believe influenced Trump's overall response to Charlottesville . However, some have praised how Trump has handled the fallout from the Virginia rally.