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Scots holidaymakers warned to remain vigilant during heatwave Scots holidaymakers warned to remain vigilant during heatwave
- August 04, 2017

The effects of the heatwave in Italy mean the country's grape harvest is having its earliest start in a decade - a full ten days before the last harvest began. "Holidaymakers should ensure they stay hydrated by drinking plenty of bottled water, particularly the young or elderly". Italian authorities told people in affected regions to "only travel if your journey is essential", while Polish officials said: "Protect yourself and support vulnerable people". (more...)
Air Lease corp. Q2 Profit Rises 10%
- August 04, 2017

The Firm operates through three divisions: dental, animal health and corporate. Dental and Animal health are strategic business units that offer similar services and products to different customer bases. In an overview of the current analyst recommendations, Buy count is 10 and Overweight is 0 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Underweight are 1 and 0, respectively. (more...)
Aadhaar mandatory for death certificates from October 1st 2017 Aadhaar mandatory for death certificates from October 1st 2017
- August 04, 2017

Moreover, the release also states that Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act allows the use of Aadhaar number for establishing the identity of an individual for any goal. The notification today raised concerns about what would happen to those who died without having an Aadhaar. In case a deceased person does not have Aadhaar, it would be the responsibility of the relatives/dependents to declare that the deceased does not have an Aadhaar number. (more...)
Small Aircraft Crashes into Backyard of Rio Linda Home Small Aircraft Crashes into Backyard of Rio Linda Home
- August 04, 2017

The crash occurred Thursday near McClellan Airfield, a former U.S. Air Force base about 10 miles northeast of downtown Sacramento. The incident was investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board. (more...)
When IT sleuths came knocking at DKS' door When IT sleuths came knocking at DKS' door
- August 04, 2017

In a letter to Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, the State's Additional Chief Secretary to Home Department Subhash Chandra said use of Central Reserve Police Force personnel in the operations is against the "established conventions of cooperative action between agencies of the Central and State government", which can not be bypassed in matters where both share responsibility. (more...)
TS TET Result 2017: Telangana Teacher Test result to be declared tomorrow TS TET Result 2017: Telangana Teacher Test result to be declared tomorrow
- August 04, 2017

As per the official notification released for Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test ( TS TET 2017 ) the result was supposed to be declared on 5 August 2017. The exam will be held to select eligible candidates for the post of teachers for classes 1 to 7 in schools in the State. Those who belong to the general category will have to score 60 percent or above in order to pass the exam, while the cut-off for those from backward classes is 50 percent and above. (more...)
Service members killed in Afghanistan ID'd as Army soldiers from Fort Bragg Service members killed in Afghanistan ID'd as Army soldiers from Fort Bragg
- August 04, 2017

Christopher Michael Harris, 25, of Jackson Springs, N.C., were killed when a vehicle bomb detonated near their convoy, the Pentagon said in a release late Thursday. Jonathon was a 2011 graduate of Columbus East High School, and a member of the football team. Joe Donnelly (D-Indiana) in a statement. His service and sacrifice in defense of our country will never be forgotten. (more...)
Al-Shabaab commander killed in Somalia Al-Shabaab commander killed in Somalia
- August 04, 2017

The US Africa Command (Africom) said it conducted the operation on July 31 in coordination with its regional partners as a direct response to Al-Shabaab actions, including recent attacks on Somali forces, Xinhua reported. Sources told VOA the meeting focused on the latest security incidents in the country. Al-Shabab militants are suspected in the attack on Lafey police station near the border with Somalia, North Eastern regional coordinator Mohamud Saleh said. (more...)
'The Little Mermaid' Live Musical Postponed by ABC 'The Little Mermaid' Live Musical Postponed by ABC
- August 04, 2017

The in-the-works live television presentation of the Disney musical The Little Mermaid has been scrapped-for the moment-according to Deadline . The show has now been bumped into next year, but ABC's comments suggest that it doesn't have a concrete air date of any sort yet. (more...)
Business leaders call for Brexit transition plan Business leaders call for Brexit transition plan
- August 04, 2017

Hammond is in fierce disagreement with other ministers about the nature of the post-Brexit transitional deal. Mr Hammond also said there would be a registration system in place for people coming to work in the United Kingdom after Brexit . (more...)
Paris Condemns Attack on Russian Embassy in Damascus - French Diplomatic Source Paris Condemns Attack on Russian Embassy in Damascus - French Diplomatic Source
- August 04, 2017

Two shells fell onto the territory of the Russian embassy, two more exploded in the immediate vicinity of the external perimeter of the mission. The ministry said that "we decisively condemn terrorist attacks against the Russian diplomatic mission in Damascus", following a number of recent incidents. (more...)
Insurers want to increase premiums by 30 percent or more Insurers want to increase premiums by 30 percent or more
- August 04, 2017

The hearings will start the week of September 4. He said at a committee hearing Monday the discussions will be tightly focused on solving the health care system's immediate crisis. President Donald Trump says Congress should be paying what the public pays when it comes to "Obamacare". In the meantime, a number of health insurance companies have been backing out of offering insurance on the insurance exchanges operated by the states, citing the uncertainty about whether the system would ... (more...)
Two charged with terrorism in Australia plane plot probe Two charged with terrorism in Australia plane plot probe
- August 04, 2017

The raids carried by police at five properties in Sydney suburbs had led to arrest of four men. The men are being held in Sydney under terrorism legislation that grants authorities the power to keep them in custody as evidence is gathered to support charges. (more...)
4 sanctuary cities face loss of funds
- August 04, 2017

The four police departments that must respond are Albuquerque, New Mexico; Baltimore, Maryland; and San Bernardino and Stockton, California. Cities that want to be involved going forward will have to show they allow unfettered communication between police and federal immigration authorities, give agents access to jails in order to question immigrants, and provide them 48-hours' notice when someone in the country illegally is about to be released. (more...)
Dada Vaswani's words has opened a new path for people: PM
- August 04, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed the efforts of Sadhu Vaswani foundation on health and education. We will be celebrating 75th Independence day in 2022. There is competition among villages, districts, and states to be open defecation free. "Till date 2.17 lakh villages have declared themselves ODF". He said cleanliness is not only a system, it is actually a tendency and cleanliness should become our character. (more...)
One employee shoots another at Burger King in Middle Tennessee One employee shoots another at Burger King in Middle Tennessee
- August 04, 2017

A man was arrested after he allegedly stabbed and robbed another man who refused to give him money after the suspect approached the victim in a fast food drive-thru. The suspect, another employee, was taken into custody. The victim's stolen property was not recovered. "An argument ensued and one shot the other", Spring Hill Police Lt. (more...)
Schneiderman calls on ICE to stop enforcement at NY courts Schneiderman calls on ICE to stop enforcement at NY courts
- August 04, 2017

He was arrested on June 29 after President Donald Trump called for a crackdown on illegal immigration and is now being detained in Lower Manhattan while he fights deportation. Immigration arrests and attempted arrests in state courts spiked by more than 400 percent this year, according to the Immigrant Defense Project , with 60 incidents in NY so far in 2017 compared to 11 for all of 2016. (more...)
Senate Blocks Trump From Making Any Appointments During August Break Senate Blocks Trump From Making Any Appointments During August Break
- August 04, 2017

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who voted against the party with Sens. Mr Sessions has faced an onslaught of criticism from the former real estate mogul after recusing himself from the investigation into Russian collusion in the USA elections. The Senate agreed the move unanimously after the president's criticism of the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, raised concerns he might be sacked soon. (more...)
ANC says removing Zuma 'tantamount to throwing a nuclear bomb' ANC says removing Zuma 'tantamount to throwing a nuclear bomb'
- August 04, 2017

Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbete has yet to decide whether the no-confidence vote should be conducted through secret ballot. If the motion succeeds Zuma - who has survived eight previous motions of no-confidence - and his entire cabinet would have to step down. (more...)
Do you want to die fast or slow? - Coffin assault victim asked Do you want to die fast or slow? - Coffin assault victim asked
- August 04, 2017

Mlotshwa said he only went to the the doctor after the video went viral - his wounds were already healed by then. "What are you doing to him?" The courtroom was not as packed as usual and Oosthuizen's family members were also sitting in the front row of the public courtroom's public gallery during proceedings. (more...)
Historic restaurant along heart of Freedom Trail evacuated Historic restaurant along heart of Freedom Trail evacuated
- August 04, 2017

Boston firefighters responded to the single-alarm fire around 9 p.m. The blaze began outside, above the restaurant entrance, but did slightly spread to inside as well. An electrical inspector is being called in to take a look at the building. Union Oyster House will remain closed on Friday, Aug. 4, for clean up and restoration, the restaurant said on Twitter. (more...)
Shots fired at KY private school Shots fired at KY private school
- August 04, 2017

No injuries were reported. Police are working to develop a possible vehicle description. Officers pulled the auto over, noticed marijuana roaches in the center console and on the driver's side floorboard. Upon questioning, Steele "admitted that he was the one who fired the gun, and told (police) where he hid the gun", according to his arrest report. Steele is charged with wanton endangerment, possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of a weapon on school property. (more...)
Thrust! CBB boys oil up for sexy and steamy lap dance - NSFW
- August 04, 2017

In this evening's highlights episode, Jordan Davies and Sam are in the garden discussing relationships. Our CBB blogger Nikki Grahame predicted that Jordan and Sam would form a bromance after launch night, and even suggested that they share the ladies' attention between them. (more...)
TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, chance of showers and thunderstorms TODAY'S FORECAST: Partly sunny, chance of showers and thunderstorms
- August 04, 2017

Showers and storms will be more widespread on Saturday morning through midday as a cold front approaches. Rain will become more likely the next few days due to a stationary front coming through the area. The weekend weather will remain unsettled. The overnight low will be 72. Wednesday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Winds will begin to increase out of the SSE, jumping to 10-20 miles per hour by morning. (more...)
Rocket launched from the Georgia coast Rocket launched from the Georgia coast
- August 04, 2017

Vector says it's on track to hit its target of achieving orbital launch capabilities by sometime in 2018. The primary objective of the test was to demonstrate and evaluate technology developed through a collaboration research program with the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center , the company said in printed statement. (more...)
Vatican opposes Venezuelan government's plan for new constitution Vatican opposes Venezuelan government's plan for new constitution
- August 04, 2017

That has raised fears of violence that could add to a death toll of more than 125 over the past four months. The Venezuelan bishops denounced the vote as unconstitutional, since it was not authorized by the existing parliament, which is controlled by the opposition. (more...)
Trump rips China after North Korea missile test Trump rips China after North Korea missile test
- August 04, 2017

It said Washington should regard the launch as a "grave warning". North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un boasted of his country's ability to strike any target in the United States following Friday's ICBM test that weapons experts said could even bring NY into range - a major challenge to Trump as the crisis worsens. (more...)
Police investigating mystery hair shearer in northern India Police investigating mystery hair shearer in northern India
- August 04, 2017

In Gorakhpur, a "tantrik" (exorcist) was arrested on charges of "forcing" a teen to cut her braid. They called her witch and believed that she came to chop off the braids of women. "When such a phenomenon happens, there is also a fear of missing out, so other people start copying the original incident", he was quoted by the Hindustan Times as saying. (more...)
Pentagon: US Test-Fires ICBM amid Tensions with 'Reckless' N. Korea Pentagon: US Test-Fires ICBM amid Tensions with 'Reckless' N. Korea
- August 04, 2017

An FBI agent stationed in the Philippines revealed in May that North Koreans allegedly funnelled $81 million in stolen funds from the Bangladeshi Central Bank into a casino in Manila a year ago. 'International society, including Russian Federation and China, need to take this seriously and increase pressure, ' Abe said. "But North Korea's latest ICBM tests shifted the bar". (more...)
United Kingdom extradites child trafficker Gilbert Deya to Kenya United Kingdom extradites child trafficker Gilbert Deya to Kenya
- August 04, 2017

The scandal first broke in 2004 as it emerged Deya and his wife Mary claimed their prayers could see infertile and post-menopausal women fall pregnant in four months, and without intercourse. 'It is not something I can say I can explain because they are of God and things of God cannot be explained by a human being'. A statement from the British embassy in Nairobi said the 65-year old televangelist arrived at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 4.40 a.m. (more...)