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Somalia says strike killed al-Shabab commander Somalia says strike killed al-Shabab commander
- August 01, 2017

In separate statements, both United Nations and US said the Sunday attack in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region was an assault not only on African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces but on the people whom they are working to protect. It wants to oust the central government and install a strict version of Shariah law. The AU mission AMISOM said an improvised explosive device (IED) was used in an ambush of a convoy composed of its troops and Somali forces. (more...)
Two persons injured in clashes near Pulwama encounter site Two persons injured in clashes near Pulwama encounter site
- August 01, 2017

Television visuals showed plumes of smoke rising from a white building where the militant commander is believed to have been trapped during a cordon and search operation launched by joint forces. There are also reports of Dujana joining hands with Zakir Musa, who off late broke out from his parent terror cadre Hizbul Mujahideen and was declared Al Qaeda chief in the area for establishing Islamic caliphate in the Kashmir valley. (more...)
Resolution seeking removal of AJK PM submitted in PA Resolution seeking removal of AJK PM submitted in PA
- August 01, 2017

Speaking about Nawaz Sharif's disqualification under Article 62 (1)(f) of the constitution, Farooq Haider questioned what would happen if Imran were also to be disqualified under the same clause. He also said that he has the strength to hold rallies against Imran in Pakistan and in the United Kingdom. PPP's Senator Sherry Rehman has called for Raja Haider's resignation. (more...)
McCain to Provide Plan to Develop Successful Strategy in Afghanistan - Statement McCain to Provide Plan to Develop Successful Strategy in Afghanistan - Statement
- August 01, 2017

Reports circled for weeks in June that the Trump administration was looking at adding about 4,000 additional US troops to the effort, and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies said that they would deploy additional forces . Meanwhile, The Wall Street Journal reported yesterday that the Trump administration is also exploring the option of withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan. (more...)
Trump threatens to end healthcare payments if Obamacare is not repealed Trump threatens to end healthcare payments if Obamacare is not repealed
- August 01, 2017

It's frustrating, I'm sure, if you're the president. But these payments aren't created to compensate insurers for business failures . Shutting off the subsidy payments, known as "CSR" or cost-sharing reduction, is one of many administrative options open to the Trump Administration. (more...)
Police speak on murder of 4 members of family in Ikorodu Police speak on murder of 4 members of family in Ikorodu
- August 01, 2017

Inside the shrine were big-horned figurines and ash-colored molded figures, which happen to be the deities worshipped by the devours. There were also a few baskets, broken eggs and all manner of sacrifices and metal gongs. They are major suspects in yesterday's (Sunday) incident. They have subjects within their domain. " This should be done in order to stop people from moving into unsecured area without proper social structures ", he added. (more...)
Taxify partners with Didi Chuxing Taxify partners with Didi Chuxing
- August 01, 2017

Four-year-old Taxify is headquartered in Estonia - three of its founders are ex-Skype - and today it operates in 18 countries, including Hungary, Romania, South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya. Didi, which claims 400 million users across a variety of services in China, said it will help Taxify to grow its presence in its regions - where it claims to be second to Uber - and to develop smarter products. (more...)
The Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Shares Sold by Geneva Advisors LLC The Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Shares Sold by Geneva Advisors LLC
- August 01, 2017

It has underperformed by 25.78% the S&P500. About 4.35 million shares traded. APG Asset Management N.V. has an ownership of 11,272,171 stocks of the oil and gas firms shares valued $910,002,000 after scooping up an extra 2,088,263 shares through out the quarter. (more...)
IS Claims Responsibility For Attack on Iraqi Embassy in Kabul IS Claims Responsibility For Attack on Iraqi Embassy in Kabul
- August 01, 2017

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) said in a statement that three attackers were killed by security forces after a gunfight that lasted nearly four hours. Iraq's foreign ministry said following Daesh's defeat in Iraq, Baghdad has urged a number of countries to put more security measures in place to safeguard Iraqi embassies . (more...)
Swift water rescue team plucks man, dog from danger in Fremont County Swift water rescue team plucks man, dog from danger in Fremont County
- August 01, 2017

Firefighters have come to the rescue of a man and his dog stuck in their SUV in a rapidly rising creek. The man in the auto then struggles out of the window and carefully makes his way onto the ladder. The Bureau of Land Management, the Florence Police Department, Fremont County Emergency Management, and Fremont County Road and Bridge assisted in the rescue. (more...)
Service Chiefs Arrive In Maiduguri Service Chiefs Arrive In Maiduguri
- August 01, 2017

Their arrival comes five days after Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo ordered the relocation of the service chiefs to the Command Centre in Maiduguri to critically review issues pertaining to security in the country. Sources say 10 academic and technical staff from the geology department of the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID) were among those said to have been abducted on Tuesday. (more...)
Putin is in actual fact, the world's richest Putin is in actual fact, the world's richest
- August 01, 2017

A steep rise in Amazon shares led to Mr. Bezos' wealth surpass that of Microsoft co-founder for some time, as per Forbes . However, Gates reoccupied his position within few hours, as Amazon met immediate loss of $ 2.7 billion, which sums utmost 2 percent fall in share values at the stock market. (more...)
India has emerged as one of largest recipients of FDI India has emerged as one of largest recipients of FDI
- August 01, 2017

Foreign Minister (FM) of the Federal Republic of Somalia Mr. Yusuf-Garaad Omar is on his first official visit to India from 31 July - 04 August 2017 at the invitation of the External Affairs Minister Smt. India-Somalia bilateral trade stood at $391.05 million in 2014-15, a more than 51 per cent increase over the figure of $257.27 million in 2013-14. "However, it is important that the worldwide community, particularly the United States, must remain engaged in Afghanistan so that the gains of ... (more...)
Moscow will ultimately respond to insolence of USA sanctions: Putin Moscow will ultimately respond to insolence of USA sanctions: Putin
- August 01, 2017

He complained that "it's impossible to endlessly tolerate this kind of insolence towards our country", referring to tougher U.S. sanctions that were backed by the House of Representatives on Tuesday. to "promote its own economic interests", adding that this would be to the detriment of its allies. It is expected to be passed by the Senate, after which US President Donald Trump will face the tricky choice of whether to veto the legislation. (more...)
Australian authorities arrest 4 in alleged airplane terrorist plot Australian authorities arrest 4 in alleged airplane terrorist plot
- August 01, 2017

Police said there was no indication the integrity of airport security had been compromised. The Australian newspaper cited multiple anonymous sources saying that the plotters were constructing a "non-traditional" explosive device that could have emitted a toxic, sulfur-based gas to kill or immobilize everyone on the aircraft. (more...)
MNA Ayesha Gulalai decides to quit PTI MNA Ayesha Gulalai decides to quit PTI
- August 01, 2017

While MPA from Punjab Sadia Sohail said, "It's shocking to hear that she is leaving PTI, as she was a very good and hardworking person of our party". I like being called a worker but they have forgotten how to respect a worker. The parliamentary party of PML-N named Sharif's younger brother, Shahbaz Sharif, as his successor over the weekend, but he must first enter parliament by contesting the seat left vacant by Sharif. (more...)
Max Financial Calls Off Merger With HDFC Standard Life Insurance Max Financial Calls Off Merger With HDFC Standard Life Insurance
- August 01, 2017

Amitabh Choudhry, the MD and CEO of HDFC Standard Life Insurance said in conversation with ET Now, "We can not have a situation where while we are doing an IPO , we have merger discussions going on because we have to be clear to the market". (more...)
More than 30 neighborhoods in Montgomery prepare for National Night Out More than 30 neighborhoods in Montgomery prepare for National Night Out
- August 01, 2017

Event includes: Touch a Truck, bounce houses, music, face painting, balloon animals and a magician from 6 p.m.to 7 p.m. Here's where to celebrate the event throughout Mercer County. This year, she's working to change that. Other community organizations, such as United Way of Hancock County, Open Arms, Hancock County Crime Stoppers, Hancock Public Health, and Ohio State University Extension are also planning on being at the event. (more...)
Battlefield 1 has surpassed 21 million players Battlefield 1 has surpassed 21 million players
- August 01, 2017

During the conference, EA DICE revealed Battlefield 1 will receive a total of eight maps hopefully by September. As far as what the Revolution pack could include, there's the regular game, of course, along with a Premium Pass that includes 16 new multiplayer maps, over 20 new weapons, 14 unique dog tags and almost 15 Battlepacks for use in the game. (more...)
Snake found behind computer at Australian news office Snake found behind computer at Australian news office
- August 01, 2017

In the video, the employee can be seen using a wire hanger to gently pry the snake away from the computer. Limon later identified the heroine as the team's programme manager, whom she describes as a "wildlife warrior". While snakes have been making news lately for popping out of places like refrigerators and air conditioners one just ended up right in the newsroom in Australia. (more...)
Highway crash injures four, traps one Highway crash injures four, traps one
- August 01, 2017

The 39-year-old male driver of the pickup was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries and a 12-year-old male passenger was transported by ambulance to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. A Mississauga man is facing a driving charge after police say he ran a red light, causing a collision that briefly closed Highway 7 on Sunday evening. (more...)
GOP efforts to GOP efforts to "fix" health care
- August 01, 2017

And so the Freedom Caucus said fine, we'll vote for something and send it to the Senate , where it'll die. Mr. Trump also tweeted: "Unless the Republican Senators are total quitters, Repeal & Replace is not dead!" Republicans have vowed to dismantle the Affordable Care Act since Democratic President Barack Obama signed it into law in 2010, and it appeared they finally had their chance when Republican President Donald Trump took office in January. (more...)
State Fair Issues Statement on 'Fire Ball' Ride Attraction State Fair Issues Statement on 'Fire Ball' Ride Attraction
- August 01, 2017

The major inspection is set for Tuesday morning. "That's our goal each year, to ensure safety for the fairgoers". "They'll find out", he said. For decades, almost all amusement rides were relatively tame machines such as Ferris wheels and merry-go-rounds or variations on them. (more...)
CAGW President Tom Schatz Statement on Tax Reform CAGW President Tom Schatz Statement on Tax Reform
- August 01, 2017

Lawmakers want to make sure that the House, Senate , and the administration are all generally on the same page so Congress can get to work on the legislation when everyone returns to Washington in September. At the same time, after six months of unified Republican power and at almost the 200-day mark of Trump's tenure, the GOP has not engineered the change it had hoped to accomplish. (more...)
US flies two bombers over Korean Peninsula after Pyongyang's ballistic missile test US flies two bombers over Korean Peninsula after Pyongyang's ballistic missile test
- August 01, 2017

On Saturday, two US B-1 bombers conducted exercises over the Korean peninsula with South Korean and Japanese planes. In a longer statement posted on Twitter on Sunday, Haley said " the time for talk is over " and would not seek an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council . (more...)
Boston Red Sox Win On The Back Of Devers
- August 01, 2017

Carrasco is 1-1 with a 4.66 ERA in five career games (three starts) against Boston. The Florida native allowed a total of two earned runs and 10 hits in 24 innings over his previous four turns. "He's had it for years, he's going to have to deal with that and he does, he works very hard, the training staff works very hard on it. John works with him and tries to give him days when he needs to". (more...)
Shares in NewLink Genetics Corporation (NLNK) Acquired by Prudential Financial Inc
- August 01, 2017

In this case, shares are down -1.27% from $49.75, the 52-week high touched on Jul. 28, 2017, and are keeping their losses at 3.69% for the past 12 months. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. NewLink Genetics Corporation (NASDAQ:NLNK)'s share price was up 10% on Friday after the company announced better than expected quarterly earnings. (more...)
As repeal fails, bishop calls for sustainable funding, conscience protections
- August 01, 2017

If you think Obamacare is a disaster, and it is, the push by the Democrats and Progressive Republicans towards single payer total government control, will be ten times worse than Obamacare, and will bankrupt the nation. Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway told Fox News on Sunday that the President will decide whether to end those subsidies "this week", emphasizing that it is a decision that only he can make and that he will not accept the idea of the Senate simply moving on to other matters. (more...)
2 killed in plane crash near Topeka airport 2 killed in plane crash near Topeka airport
- August 01, 2017

Johnson said it was not known whether the aircraft was trying to approach or leave Billard, or simply passing over. The Kansas Highway Patrol is leading the investigation. Hughes said the scene would be protected until morning. A meteorologist with the Topeka National Weather Service Office, which is located at the airport in northeast Topeka's Oakland neighborhood, said they heard a thud Monday evening. (more...)
Obamacare: Donald Trump bombards tweets on Republican, asks for support Obamacare: Donald Trump bombards tweets on Republican, asks for support
- August 01, 2017

The 80-year-old firebrand returned to the Capitol with a scar across his forehead, a mark from his treatment of an aggressive form of brain cancer. This, in turn, correlated with a lack of coverage on how those same people would be affected by the legislation . (more...)