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Tank Biathlon Contest Held at 2017 Army Games Tank Biathlon Contest Held at 2017 Army Games
- August 01, 2017

It is held from 29 July to 6 August. The tank biathlon , held at the Alabino shooting range near Moscow, kicks off the International Army Games . The Indian team has been selected through a rigorous selection process and has also been trained over a period of three months, to achieve fine blend of equipment performance and crew expertise. (more...)
Joe Arpaio convicted after refusing to end immigrant patrols Joe Arpaio convicted after refusing to end immigrant patrols
- August 01, 2017

But Arpaio continued the "sweeps" of suspected undocumented immigrants, even though the U.S. Department of Justice in 2011 found him guilty of racial profiling, and U.S. Arpaio admitted to having inadvertently disobeyed the 2011 injunction but said his behavior did not meet a criminal standard. Federal prosecutors alleged his defiance was deliberate, and something he believed he could get away with. (more...)
Heineken brews profits worldwide as non-alcoholic beer proves popular in Europe Heineken brews profits worldwide as non-alcoholic beer proves popular in Europe
- August 01, 2017

Profits were up to 871 million euros ($1.02 billion) in the first half of 2017 compared to 586 million euros over the same period in 2016, the company said in a statement. Total beer volumes in Europe rose by 1.9% to 39 million hectolitres (mhl) for the half year, while Asia Pacific increased by 6.3% to 12.6 mhl and the Americas lifted by 2.8% to 30.4 mhl. (more...)
Court: Politicians blocking followers violates free speech Court: Politicians blocking followers violates free speech
- August 01, 2017

As Judge Cacheris wrote in his ruling , the case "raises important questions about the constitutional limitations applicable to social media accounts maintained by elected officials". The judge didn't consider the argument put forward by the chairwoman's lawyer that since she doesn't use county resources to manage her Facebook page , it doesn't represent the government. (more...)
Policeman killed, six injured in Saudi Arabia attack Policeman killed, six injured in Saudi Arabia attack
- August 01, 2017

The statement further underlined the need of intensifying global efforts to confront terrorism, and finding a comprehensive vision to stop the spread of terrorism. Responsibility for the latter attack, which occurred in Mogadishu's Waberi district, was swiftly claimed by the Al-Shabaab group. The incident comes two months after Saudi authorities launched a security campaign to hunt down militants in the area. (more...)
4 bodies found at wreckage of small plane in Hawaii 4 bodies found at wreckage of small plane in Hawaii
- August 01, 2017

The bodies were found in the Waianae mountains near Kunia, near the Palikea and Pohakea trails. Allen Kenitzer, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman said "round robin pleasure flight" crashed under "unknown circumstances". The last time Hutton flew the same rental plane it lost all power and communications. "The families are also asking for your prayers", spokeswoman Mona Wood-Sword said, in a statement. (more...)
Fatwa against Bihar minister who chanted 'Jai Shri Ram' Fatwa against Bihar minister who chanted 'Jai Shri Ram'
- August 01, 2017

The Minister reached the office of Imarat-e-Sharia in the evening and regretted for his comments. "I want to say sorry to those who have been hurt", Ahmad said in a statement. The JD (U) MLA from Sikati seat also said, Islam preached tolerance and brotherhood. "Islam teaches you to love all". However, Nitish is seen snubbing his Minister asking him to apologize. (more...)
Trudeau visits Williams Lake today Trudeau visits Williams Lake today
- August 01, 2017

Trudeau spent Saturday in Revelstoke urging people across the country to donate to the Red Cross to aid in relief efforts for fire-ravaged communities in BC. Many staff were among the people evacuated from Williams Lake and had to sleep in tents or in their offices while responding to a number of fires around the community, he said. (more...)
Bihar Police Vacancy 2017 : 9900 vacancies available apply at csbc Bihar Police Vacancy 2017 : 9900 vacancies available apply at csbc
- August 01, 2017

The upper age limit for backward classes male candidates is 27 years and female candidates is 28 years. The height for the same post will be considered as 165 cm for all the candidates of general category, 162 cm for the OBC's, 160 cm for SC/ST candidates and 155 cm for the female candidates of all categories. (more...)
Yemeni soldiers publicly execute child-killing rapist Yemeni soldiers publicly execute child-killing rapist
- August 01, 2017

A 17 year old and a three-year old, were both subjected to unwanted and forced sexual activities. Murder, according to Sharia law , is punishable by the death sentence, but families of the victim can request that the punishment is less severe. (more...)
Sarasota Watch Party For 'Siesta Key' Gets Canceled Sarasota Watch Party For 'Siesta Key' Gets Canceled
- August 01, 2017

Gary Kompothecras, a chiropractor known for creating the 1-800-Ask-Gary referral service. The watch party introducing MTV's new reality series, Siesta Key , came to an unlikely halt after a video depicting a shark dragged to its death went viral. (more...)
Little steps aside for Jacinda to lead Labour Little steps aside for Jacinda to lead Labour
- August 01, 2017

Labour leader Andrew Little has pulled out of all media, including his scheduled appearance on TVNZ1's Breakfast this morning, sparking predictions he may step down or be voted out as leader. He made the announcement before the meeting began. Meanwhile, the polls got even uglier for Labour and Little yesterday. Kelvin Davis does not know where discussions will lead (Kelvin Davis). (more...)
Details emerge regarding Da'Shawn Hand's DUI arrest Details emerge regarding Da'Shawn Hand's DUI arrest
- August 01, 2017

Hand was charged with DUI because because the keys were in the vehicle when police approached. It responded late Monday afternoon with a report stating the time of arrest was 4:30 a.m. Now, coach Nick Saban must decide whether Hand will be allowed to play in the team's season-opener against what will likely be a top-five Florida State team. (more...)
Man in hospital after crashing into southern California home Man in hospital after crashing into southern California home
- August 01, 2017

The auto caught fire, injuring the driver and displacing two adults, authorities said. "I thought it was an quake, " resident Robert Bullinger told Fox11. The young man pulled the driver out of the burning vehicle. The fire department did a great job, put out the fire and saved their home, according to Bullinger. (more...)
Ireland submits major bids to snatch European Union agencies from United Kingdom after Brexit Ireland submits major bids to snatch European Union agencies from United Kingdom after Brexit
- August 01, 2017

The European Banking Authority and the EMA, both based in Canary Wharf in London, employ just over 1,000 staff between them, and the agencies will be relocated from the United Kingdom after Brexit. The choice of new host cities will be made via a complicated points system that officials have compared to the Eurovision song contest. The European Commission will assess the entries based on the quality of office space, job opportunities for spouses and transport links. (more...)
Schumer calls on FDA to investigate fast food packaging health impact Schumer calls on FDA to investigate fast food packaging health impact
- August 01, 2017

Food & Drug Administration ( FDA ) to launch a probe into the consequences of using phthalates in fast-food packaging. On Sunday, the NY senator released a letter he sent to the head of the FDA, Scott Gottlieb, asking that his organization look into phthalates, a type of chemical used to make more plastic more flexible, commonly found in the plastic used to store fast food. (more...)
Brewers reacquire Jeremy Jeffress Brewers reacquire Jeremy Jeffress
- August 01, 2017

The Milwaukee Brewers announced today that they have reacquired right-handed relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress from the Texas Rangers in exchange for right-handed pitcher Tayler Scott . 2 (Lewis Brinson) and No. 3 prospects (Luis Ortiz). He served as Milwaukee's closer in 2016 prior to being traded to Texas, converting 27 of 28 save opportunities. (more...)
Lawsuit: Pete Rose allegedly had sexual relationship with underage girl Lawsuit: Pete Rose allegedly had sexual relationship with underage girl
- August 01, 2017

Rose, now 76, said he had a sexual relationship with the woman, but said it started when she was 16. Rose was married at the time with two children - he was named the World Series MVP in 1975, when he was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year. (more...)
Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports Sealed Air Corporation (SEE) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports
- August 01, 2017

Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 4,974 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $192,000 after buying an additional 4,332 shares during the last quarter. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.46%. Sealed Air Corp's dividend payout ratio is presently 36.99%. If you are reading this story on another publication, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of global copyright and trademark law. (more...)
Neil Armstrong's gold Cartier lunar module replica stolen Neil Armstrong's gold Cartier lunar module replica stolen
- August 01, 2017

After Apollo 11 he and fellow astronauts Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin were sent on a goodwill tour around the world known as "Project Giant Step". In a statement , Wapakoneta police said that the "value of such an item can not be determined" and no information has been given relating to whether the thieves were captured on security cameras. (more...)
OH couple arrested after human body found inside padlocked freezer OH couple arrested after human body found inside padlocked freezer
- August 01, 2017

Police believe the body may be Novoa's girlfriend Shannon Graves, 28, who has been missing since February. On Sunday, Katrina Layton, 34, was also arrested and may also be charged with abuse of a corpse, as well as obstructing justice. Despite all of this, Graves' family members say they refuse to give up hope for their missing loved one. Layton is described as Novoa's boyfriend. (more...)
South African farmers in 'coffin case' plead not guilty — BBCI South African farmers in 'coffin case' plead not guilty — BBCI
- August 01, 2017

Mlotshwa had noticed two Land Cruisers following him, investigating officer Constable Dimakatso Bahula had told the court. De Beer said he told them that he wouldn't open a case if they told him who was buying the mielies. He said the path was not normally used, but pointed out that some people walked on it without permission. Oosthuizen was represented by advocate Wayne Gibbs, while Jackson was represented by advocate Org Basson. (more...)
"I am done with public life": Christy Clark announces she's leaving politics
- August 01, 2017

Judith Guichon asked NDP Leader John Horgan to govern. She said it will take some time for the Liberals to adjust to the role of opposition, but said her departure is good timing. Liberal Party will now have to find a new leader who can bridge significant ideological and personal divides. "I don't think there's any likelihood of an election in the fall", she said. (more...)
Starbucks Closing Teavana Stores Across Nation Starbucks Closing Teavana Stores Across Nation
- August 01, 2017

Kevin Johnson, president and chief executive of Starbucks Coffee Company, said the move demonstrates the American chain's " confidence in the current local leadership team " as it sets out to increase its Chinese store count from 2,800 to 5,000 by 2021. (more...)
SC to announce verdict in Panama Papers case on Friday SC to announce verdict in Panama Papers case on Friday
- August 01, 2017

Soon after the Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif as Prime Minister of Pakistan, #PanamaVerdict became the top trend on twitter and this is how people including politicians and celebrities reacts to Panama Case verdict. Some 170 of 307 questions were asked by the judges, while the rest of them were asked by the respondents, petitioners, investigators and lawyers in this case. (more...)
Trump insists there is 'no chaos' at White House Trump insists there is 'no chaos' at White House
- August 01, 2017

USA stock indexes have risen around 9 percent since Trump took office in January, partly on investor hopes of legislation such as lower corporate taxes, and the country's already low jobless rate has dipped further, to a near 16-year low of 4.3 percent. (more...)
Hero pilot lands plane 'BLIND' as hailstorm destroys passenger jet's windscreen Hero pilot lands plane 'BLIND' as hailstorm destroys passenger jet's windscreen
- August 01, 2017

A severe hailstorm cracked Captain Alexander Akopov's plane's windscreen and nose, disabling the autopilot and leaving him and his co-pilot unable to see through the windscreen. This made it hard for the pilot to see his approach to the land.The captain was given permission to try to land at Ataturk airport - even though it had been closed for other flights due to the atrocious weather. (more...)
New Kansas arrival Dedric Lawson suspended for practice altercation New Kansas arrival Dedric Lawson suspended for practice altercation
- August 01, 2017

However, Self emphasized that Lawson was suspended "temporarily". "But he's aware that he didn't handle the situation well, so he's been suspended for the trip". He has to sit out the 2017-18 season before being eligible to play in 2018-19. The Lawsons' departure was tied to the demotion of their father Keelon Lawson to director player development from assistant coach after Smith replaced Josh Pastner, now at Georgia Tech. (more...)
AUDIO | Body found on the beach in Ocean City AUDIO | Body found on the beach in Ocean City
- August 01, 2017

The Coast Guard says that a boat crew from the Ocean City Station launched a Shallow Water 24-foot Special Purpose Craft and rescued all three people from the water. Officials have not released any details about the deceased. "The police investigation is very active and ongoing at this time", the Facebook post said. (more...)
The Special Session Enters Week 3; How To Avoid A Heat Stroke The Special Session Enters Week 3; How To Avoid A Heat Stroke
- August 01, 2017

Turner said the sanctuary cities law, dubbed the "papers, please" bill by critics because it would allow law enforcement officers to ask people for proof of citizenship, would create divisions between the police and immigrant communities. Exxon Mobil Global Services and Halliburton were among the Houston business leaders who said the bathroom restrictions the Texas Legislature is now considering would hurt their ability to recruit and retain talent in the state. (more...)

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