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Army foils infiltration bid, kills five terrorists Army foils infiltration bid, kills five terrorists
- August 07, 2017

The identity and affiliation of the terrorists is being determined, added the official. Defence spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia confirmed that an infiltration bid was foiled in Machil sector in which five militant were killed. Meanwhile, security forces have launched a cordon and search operation in Pulwama district's Pinglena village, following specific inputs about presence of militants. (more...)
New Orleans City Council to hold special meeting Tuesday on flood response New Orleans City Council to hold special meeting Tuesday on flood response
- August 07, 2017

From neighborhoods like Lakeview and Mid-City that are more prone to flooding to even Canal Street and the French Quarter, nearly no one in New Orleans was spared from high water. At optimal performance, the pumps can displace one inch of rain during the first hour, and 1/2 inch after ever proceeding hour. Several residents shared the now viral video with Eyewitness News Saturday after heavy rains dumped six to eight inches of rain on the metro area. (more...)
NBC orders second season of 'Will & Grace' revival NBC orders second season of 'Will & Grace' revival
- August 07, 2017

NBC has also added four more episodes to the first series, meaning that season will run for 16 episodes . The reboot is due to air on September 28 and star Debra Messing - who plays Grace Adler - admitted the actors have had an enjoyable time filming the revival. (more...)
North, South Korea foreign ministers meet: Yonhap North, South Korea foreign ministers meet: Yonhap
- August 07, 2017

However, the South's Yonhap News Agency reported that North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong-ho had told his southern counterpart Kang Kyung-wha that Seoul's proposals to improve ties with Pyongyang "lack sincerity". If that means acknowledging North Korea as a nuclear-armed state, it could be catastrophic for South Korea. So of course, we have to provide all options to do that. (more...)
Kevin Gates Affiliate Rapper Yung Mazi Shot and Killed In Atlanta Kevin Gates Affiliate Rapper Yung Mazi Shot and Killed In Atlanta
- August 07, 2017

The shooting occurred on Hosea Williams in the vicinity of Urban Pie not far from a police precinct. - A man was shot and killed while out for pizza Sunday night. Gates is now in prison serving a 30-month sentence for a gun-related conviction. 'I think the shooter was a customer inside. He was outside of his vehicle when he was shot, according to police. (more...)
Police need public's help in deadly hit-and-run Police need public's help in deadly hit-and-run
- August 07, 2017

Family members told police the man had been at a graduation party the night before and was headed to a local hotel with friends when he got into an argument with his girlfriend. Avon Road was closed for several hours as the investigation started. Anyone who may have seen or heard anything is asked to call the sheriff's office at 248-858-4950 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAKUP. (more...)
Fifteen firefighters accused of starting fires to get work in Sicily Fifteen firefighters accused of starting fires to get work in Sicily
- August 07, 2017

The head of the team has been put under house arrest. Italian media is reporting that authorities became suspicious when it became clear the crew was being called out more regularly than others. "He [the ringleader] demonstrated a sharp criminal ability and had no fear about the consequences of his behaviour", the police statement said. Volunteer firefighters in Sicily started forest fires themselves to then pocket the €10 an hour they earned to put them out, prosecutors in Ragusa have ... (more...)
China, ASEAN to test waters on South China Sea talks China, ASEAN to test waters on South China Sea talks
- August 07, 2017

On the territorial disputes in the South China Sea that embroil ASEAN members Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam, the 10 foreign ministers on Saturday approved a framework of a long-proposed code of conduct aimed at preventing clashes in the disputed waters, Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Robespierre Bolivar said. (more...)
Tillerson to meet with PH officials on human rights concerns-foreign affairs
- August 07, 2017

The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the US House committee has conducted a hearing in July on the consequences of President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war against illegal drug trade, killing some 12,000 alleged drug users and dealers. "We also welcome the opportunity to address concerns such as human rights, if and when raised". Discussions on human rights are always included in Philippine engagements with foreign governments particularly with Western democracies, it added. (more...)
Abilene SVU Detective Heading to Dallas Killed in Crash Abilene SVU Detective Heading to Dallas Killed in Crash
- August 07, 2017

According to Abilene Police, 33-year-old Detective Elise Ybarra's unmarked auto was rear-ended by a pick-up on Interstate 20 about twenty miles outside Abilene Sunday night. Ybarra had been serving with the Abilene Police Department since November 2014. She was a child abuse investigator with the department's special victims' unit. (more...)
Northwestern Professor and Oxford Employee, Wanted for Murder, Surrender Northwestern Professor and Oxford Employee, Wanted for Murder, Surrender
- August 07, 2017

Lathem, an associate microbiology professor at Northwestern, will be arraigned at 9 a.m. Monday at the East County Hall of Justice in Dublin. Police expect both men will ultimately be returned to Chicago "where they will be interrogated by CPD homicide detectives". (more...)
Tillerson Arrives in The Philippines Ahead of Regional Meetings Tillerson Arrives in The Philippines Ahead of Regional Meetings
- August 07, 2017

Tillerson and Lavrov's meeting comes after US President Donald Trump signed a bill passed overwhelmingly by Congress imposing new sanctions on Russian Federation. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (sir-GAY' lahv-RAWF') says President Donald Trump's special representative for Ukraine negotiations will soon make his first trip to Moscow. (more...)
Drunk log-ship skipper fined $3000 Drunk log-ship skipper fined $3000
- August 07, 2017

The court was told he had been suspended by his employer. Baker, from the United Kingdom, sought to pay a fine rather than reappear for sentencing at a later date as he wanted to go back home. Breaching the 250mcg limit for a seafarer carries a 12 month term of imprisonment or a $10,000 fine. The Master of a China Navigation vessel has been arrested in New Zealand for being drunk while bringing a vessel into port. (more...)
Concluye SSG Semana Mundial de la Lactancia Materna Concluye SSG Semana Mundial de la Lactancia Materna
- August 07, 2017

En el marco de la Semana Mundial de la Lactancia Materna , Rivas Rodríguez recordó que el pasado 29 de junio se aprobó incentivar la alimentación vía leche materna en favor de la salud, mediante la apertura de lugares en oficinas gubernamentales donde las madres puedan alimentar a sus hijos. (more...)
Trump claims his "base is getting stronger" amid "fake news"
- August 07, 2017

Over the weekend, Bloomberg reported that Kelly has been advising Trump on tweets that "might cause an worldwide uproar or lead to unwelcome distractions", concluding that Trump's tweets "have been more buttoned down" in recent days. The president said he is "working hard" from New Jersey and will head to NY next week "for more meetings". President Donald Trump on Sunday made a decision to take a minute to express his frustration at how mainstream media had failed to cover the news of ... (more...)
United Kingdom sets out tougher guidelines to protect smart cars from hackers United Kingdom sets out tougher guidelines to protect smart cars from hackers
- August 07, 2017

The eight principles set out how vehicle manufacturers can make sure cyber security is properly considered at every level, from designers and engineers, through to suppliers and senior-level executives. "Our key principles give advice on what organisations should do, from the board level down, as well as technical design and development considerations". (more...)
Pakistan wants greater economic, parliamentary ties with Iran: Rabbani Pakistan wants greater economic, parliamentary ties with Iran: Rabbani
- August 07, 2017

Speaking at a meeting with the president of the National Assembly of Serbia, Maja Gojkovic, in Tehran on Sunday, President Rouhani hailed Tehran-Belgrade relations as "age-old and cordial" and said there are many capacities for the two sides to boost cooperation. (more...)
Trump takes aim at Blumenthal following Russian Federation collusion remarks Trump takes aim at Blumenthal following Russian Federation collusion remarks
- August 07, 2017

While on vacation Monday, Trump fired off several tweets about Blumenthal, calling him a "phony Vietnam con artist" for claiming he "served in Vietnam" when he did not. Blumenthal said in a speech that he had "served in Vietnam" - though he really served in the Marine reserves at that time stationed in Washington D.C. (more...)
Mario Cantone's Scaramucci Says Goodbye To Donald Trump With A Passionate Kiss
- August 07, 2017

A White House spokeswoman declined to comment. It's a fascinating insight into how Scaramucci sees the Italian-American experience, but it's also a damning indication that he was manifestly unqualified for the job of White House communications director. (more...)
Will continue working with Russia, China to deal with North Korea diplomatically Will continue working with Russia, China to deal with North Korea diplomatically
- August 07, 2017

Resolution 2371 bans North Korean exports of minerals and other raw materials and goods, including coal, iron, lead and seafood. The Trump administration had been pressuring China, the North's main trade ally, to agree with tougher sanctions against the neighboring country. (more...)
Minnesota mosque bombing 'is an act of terrorism', governor says Minnesota mosque bombing 'is an act of terrorism', governor says
- August 07, 2017

The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Saturday took over the investigation of an early-morning bombing of a mosque outside Minneapolis that caused no injuries. Minnesota is home to the largest Somali community in the USA, roughly 57,000 people, according to the latest census. Omar said the center gets along with "92, 93 percent" of its neighbors. (more...)
Tesco's cheapest carrier bag to cost 10p Tesco's cheapest carrier bag to cost 10p
- August 07, 2017

The company will discontinue the 5p carrier bags altogether from 28 August and instead offer customers a "Bag for Life" at a cost of 10p per bag. Tesco added the trial, which also took place in Aberdeen and Norwich, had been "successful" with customers buying "significantly fewer" bags. (more...)
Mueller requests Flynn records from White House
- August 07, 2017

Special counsel Robert Mueller hired his 16th heavy-hitter criminal attorney to join his Russian investigation team. " ... we will continue to cooperate with Bob Mueller and his investigation, even though he just hired the 16th person, many of them are Democratic donors, but we'll continue to cooperate and comply". (more...)
Cooler, wet weather expected to continue into next week Cooler, wet weather expected to continue into next week
- August 07, 2017

Storms will roll into Hampden County around 2 p.m., spreading to Worcester about an hour later and Boston by around 5 p.m. Monday . Scattered showers and possible thunderstorms move back into the region on Sunday night when temperatures will again be in the low 60s, the weather service says. (more...)
OH boy, 4, shot in road rage incident OH boy, 4, shot in road rage incident
- August 07, 2017

She pulled off on the East 55th exit and the boy was taken to the hospital. He underwent treatment to remove the bullet and remains hospitalized. Police are still trying to figure out what led to the shooting. Police say the woman reported that she honked the horn to pass a vehicle blocking a roadway late Sunday night, and that vehicle followed her onto Interstate 90. (more...)
Man beheads wife for not quitting job in Lahore
- August 07, 2017

The incident took place in a small locality called Manga Mandi, about 40kms from Lahore - Pakistan's second-most populous city. According to the police, the resident of Shamke Bhattian, was found dead by her 3 children and neighbours in a room of her house with her head separated from her body. (more...)
Stephen Miller in running for Anthony Scaramucci's old job
- August 07, 2017

Scaramucci also threatened to fire the entire White House communications team to find out who was leaking information to the press. In the original phone conversation, which was first reported last week, Scaramucci called former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus a "fucking paranoid schizophrenic". (more...)
Girl, two, dies in vehicle incident in Merthyr Tydfil Girl, two, dies in vehicle incident in Merthyr Tydfil
- August 07, 2017

In a statement released by South Wales Police, the little girl's parents said: "Pearl was every single star in every single sky, she was as bright as the stars, when she looked at you with those eyes and she would melt your heart". Mr Black is a tattoo artist and entertainer who appeared on the 2014 season of The Voice . Pearl's brother also sustained minor injuries. A neighbour said: "She was such a gorgeous little girl with the most attractive big brown eyes - it's heartbreaking". (more...)
Manhunt underway after Missouri police officer killed at traffic stop Manhunt underway after Missouri police officer killed at traffic stop
- August 07, 2017

He stopped a vehicle around 10:15 p.m. Sunday. This is a breaking story. Officer Michael returned fire, but it was unknown whether the suspect was injured. The driver of a Dodge Nitro stepped out of the vehicle and began shooting during the stop, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Authorities have identified the officer as 37-year-old Gary Michael. (more...)
Cayetano meets with North Korean foreign minister Cayetano meets with North Korean foreign minister
- August 07, 2017

They could target as much as one-third of North Korea's export revenue, but Tillerson conceded it may take some time before the Kim regime feels their "bite". Tillerson says he and the South Korean diplomat plan to discuss the sanctions during their meeting, along with next steps to pressure the North. According to Yonhap , Ri recently rebuffed South Korea's recent offer of talks, citing a "lack of sincerity". (more...)