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12 killed in Nigeria church attack 12 killed in Nigeria church attack
- August 07, 2017

He added that the remains of the dead had been deposited at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi. Umar also said that the injured had been taken to the hospital. Governor Obiano condemned the attack and promised to ensure that the culprits are brought to justice. The police, however, said the killing was the work of a lone shooter. (more...)
Arun Jaitley meets slain Kerala RSS worker's family, slams CPM
- August 07, 2017

The CPM members also claimed that Jaitley's visit was an attempt by the BJP to distract attention from allegations of corruption against its leaders in the state. They can neither suppress the ideology nor scare away workers through such barbaric acts, " he added. Politics and violence bear an inextricable link in Kerala, particularly when it comes to the struggle being waged between the CPI (M) and the RSS and the BJP. (more...)
Terror probe after man with knife 'targets soldier' at Eiffel Tower Terror probe after man with knife 'targets soldier' at Eiffel Tower
- August 07, 2017

More than 230 people have been killed in terror attacks across France since the start of 2015, which has scared away many tourists from the capital. The man, who was apparently alone, was "very quickly overpowered and arrested" and nobody was hurt, a statement from the company that runs the monument said. (more...)
Gov greets people on Raksha Bandhan Gov greets people on Raksha Bandhan
- August 07, 2017

Sisters tie a rakhi around the brother's wrist for his wellness and pray for his safety. People on this day give presents to their sisters and promises to protect them until then end. The joyous festival of Raksha Bandhan is just round the corner and Hindus across the globe are happy to the core. Mamata also wishes the Raees actor every year on Raksha Bandhan . (more...)
Netanyahu ex-aide to testify against him in bribery cases Netanyahu ex-aide to testify against him in bribery cases
- August 06, 2017

A police recommendation does not carry legal weight. Harow's agreement to testify though, significantly ramps up pressure on the premier, now serving his fourth term. Israel Hayom owner Sheldon Adelson told police investigators that Israel's prime minister asked him to consider canceling the popular weekend section of his newspaper. (more...)
Trump's love for walls inspires graffiti on the apartheid wall in Bethlehem Trump's love for walls inspires graffiti on the apartheid wall in Bethlehem
- August 06, 2017

In one work, the United States president is depicted hugging and kissing an Israeli watchtower built into the wall, his left arm reaching around the tower suggestively, with little pink hearts fluttering from his mouth. Banksy has made previous forays into the Palestinian territories. Last year, he is believed to have sneaked into Gaza to draw four street murals, including one on a metal door that depicted the Greek goddess Niobe cowering against the rubble of a destroyed house. (more...)
Revenue Estimates Analysis Mattel, Inc. (MAT) Revenue Estimates Analysis Mattel, Inc. (MAT)
- August 06, 2017

Cabot Wealth Management Inc sold 6,627 shares as the company's stock declined 8.05% while stock markets rallied. Mattel comprises about 1.6% of Palouse Capital Management Inc.'s holdings, making the stock its 28th largest position. Mattel's revenue was up 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted ($0.02) earnings per share . (more...)
European Union imposes Russian Federation sanctions over Siemens turbines European Union imposes Russian Federation sanctions over Siemens turbines
- August 06, 2017

A department head at the Russian ministry, Evgeny Grabchak, is also now barred from traveling to the European Union and any assets he may have in the bloc will be frozen. These measures had been initially introduced in March 2014 and were extended for the last time in March 2017 until September 15, 2017. The plants have been partially built, but have been created to operate with gas turbines made by a Siemens subsidiary. (more...)
Police investigating baby found dead inside vehicle at Oklahoma daycare Police investigating baby found dead inside vehicle at Oklahoma daycare
- August 06, 2017

When the grandmother went to pick up the child at the daycare, the baby was not there. "She had apparently thought that she dropped off the child this morning, which she had not", said Mark Opgrande, a sheriff's office spokesman. A post by the daycare's owner on its Facebook page asked "everyone to pray for this precious family". Though the death is being investigated, Opgrande said the death appears to be accidental at this time. (more...)
Appeals court rules states can fight to preserve ACA subsidies Appeals court rules states can fight to preserve ACA subsidies
- August 06, 2017

It's not clear what Trump means in the tweet about how the Affordable Care Act should "hurt the insurance companies". That's because they are at the center of an ongoing court battle, originally between Republicans in the House and the Obama administration. (more...)
624 civilians killed in US-led c oalition strikes in Iraq, Syria 624 civilians killed in US-led c oalition strikes in Iraq, Syria
- August 06, 2017

The report noted that only 0.31 percent of the strikes resulted in credible reports of civilian casualties. Figures are based on "credible" reports of incidents between August 2014 and June 2017. In another strike - in March, near Mosul in Iraq - five civilians were killed during a strike on an ISIS machine gun position that was engaging Iraqi security forces. (more...)
Sanctuary review finds Clark County in compliance with immigration law Sanctuary review finds Clark County in compliance with immigration law
- August 06, 2017

Clark County spokesman Erik Pappa said Friday that the Justice Department letter dated August 3 indicates there's no evidence that the Las Vegas area is a "sanctuary" community. Under the City of Albuquerque policy adopted almost eight years ago, Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers are given a chance to check the immigration status of everyone arrested and detained by city police at the Albuquerque Prisoner Transport Center before they are transferred to the county jail, Berry said. (more...)
YouTube Music gets a proper offline mode for songs, albums and playlists YouTube Music gets a proper offline mode for songs, albums and playlists
- August 06, 2017

You will need to update to the latest version of the YouTube Music app to take advantage of the enhanced offline listening option. With this update, you will finally get rid of that dreaded offline mixtape. To access the music, you'll need to switch to offline mode. This is a feature which should have been included before. If you're a YouTube Red member, you can enjoy music offline for up to 30 days by downloading your favorite songs. (more...)
Warning to holidaymakers, as extreme heat in southern Europe sparks health warnings Warning to holidaymakers, as extreme heat in southern Europe sparks health warnings
- August 06, 2017

Jeya Kulasingam, from the Red Cross, said: "This prolonged period of extremely hot weather is particularly unsafe for people with existing health problems such heart conditions, high blood pressure and asthma, as well as older people and children". (more...)
Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Afghanistan, 1 from North Carolina Fort Bragg soldiers killed in Afghanistan, 1 from North Carolina
- August 06, 2017

Jeff Davis said Wednesday. Both were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. "Jonathon loved his unit and serving his country and was excited about the opportunity to go to Afghanistan to do his part in fighting injustice", the family said in a statement. (more...)
Chicago to sue Trump administration over funding threat Chicago to sue Trump administration over funding threat
- August 06, 2017

Emanuel made the comments in an interview with WLS-AM for Sunday's edition of " Bill Cameron and Connected to Chicago ." . He also wants immigration agents to have access to local jails. None of the four has declared itself a "sanctuary city", a term associated with ordinances aimed at shielding illegal immigrants. Sanctuary cities allow law enforcement to refuse federal requests to detain people over their immigration status. (more...)
Irish Brexit report sets out united Ireland proposal — BBCI Irish Brexit report sets out united Ireland proposal — BBCI
- August 06, 2017

Predictably, it drew howls of protest from some of the more nationalist sections of Irish politics. He said the restoration of a power-sharing government in the North was necessary to try and achieve the best post- Brexit outcome for the island of Ireland . (more...)
United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days United Kingdom model kidnapped and held captive in Italy for six days
- August 06, 2017

Herba is said to have kept the woman at the house for six days before dropping her off at the British consulate in Milan . They said she was handcuffed to a dresser until she was released near the British consulate on 17 July - with the kidnapping suspect arrested the day after. (more...)
Trump boosts McMaster amid criticism: 'a good man and very pro Trump boosts McMaster amid criticism: 'a good man and very pro
- August 06, 2017

McMaster had sought to remove Cohen-Watnick in March when Central Intelligence Agency leaders raised concerns about him. James Carafano, a former Trump transition team official and vice president of the conservative Heritage Foundation, decried as counterproductive the recent spate of "blood-in-the-water" rumors. (more...)
Meghalaya: Youth Congress body condemns attack on Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat Meghalaya: Youth Congress body condemns attack on Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat
- August 06, 2017

Ahmedabad, INDIA | An angry mob attacked the auto of the leader of the opposition indian Rahul Gandhi in the State of Gujarat (west), the supporters of Mr. The Congress Vice President was not hurt in Friday's attack, though his personal security officer was. "When Assam was reeling under floods, 25,42,000 people were affected and 4,084 villages in 29 districts of Assam were also hit", said Congress MP from Assam Bhubaneswar Kalita. (more...)
BoE: Interest rates may rise faster than expected BoE: Interest rates may rise faster than expected
- August 06, 2017

The Bank of England on Thursday cut its annual growth estimate for 2017 to 1.7 percent from 1.9 percent previously, and for 2018 to 1.6 percent from 1.7 percent. Governor Mark Carney said at a press conference at the BOE's headquarters in London that the British economy was "beginning the process of adjusting to a new and as of yet uncertain economic relationship with the European Union". (more...)
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah says IT raids politically motivated Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah says IT raids politically motivated
- August 06, 2017

Speaking to Deccan Chronicle, a senior leader in the ruling party confided that Mr Shivakumar was in a way lucky to be raided by the IT department at this juncture. "The IT department raided a total of 70 places from where they have collectively seized Rs. 10 crore". The raid was said to have started as early as 7 am. (more...)
Internet service disrupted countrywide due to error in International Cable System Internet service disrupted countrywide due to error in International Cable System
- August 06, 2017

They are also enraged over PTCL help line not attending calls. Due to error in the worldwide cable system near Jeddah, going from India to France, internet service across country has become disrupted. With today's fault in IMEWE , Pakistan's majority of back-haul bandwidth is now unavailable and all sorts of internet in the country is now operating under severe capacity. (more...)
Where is Donald Trump spending his first summer holiday as President? Where is Donald Trump spending his first summer holiday as President?
- August 06, 2017

Others have called for the criminal prosecution of leakers. During Conway's Fox and Friends appearance Friday, host Steve Doocy said since a finite number of people would have access to those phone calls , the White House could call in each individual and give them a lie detector test. (more...)
Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer arrested in California for Chicago murder Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer arrested in California for Chicago murder
- August 06, 2017

A US-wide police hunt was launched by Chicago Police Department for Somerville College employee Andrew Warren , 56, little over a week after he was reported missing. Police described the men as "armed and dangerous" in the days after a Cook County judge issued arrest warrants. Police suspect the men fled Chicago together and one of the men made a $1,000 cash donation to a library in Geneva, Wis., in Cornell-Duranleau's name at 5 p.m. (more...)
People in Europe will Die Because of Climate Change People in Europe will Die Because of Climate Change
- August 06, 2017

The team analysed 2,300 weather disaster records from 1981 to 2010 to estimate the vulnerability of people living in different countries to each of the seven kinds of event then combined it with climate change predictions and estimates of population changes. (more...)
Mueller's team asks for Flynn documents
- August 06, 2017

The Times quoted Ty Cobb, special counsel to Trump, as saying: 'We've said before we're collaborating with the special counsel on an ongoing basis'. The newspaper said the document request was not a formal subpoena. But Cummings has said Flynn failed to report those ties. Taking money from Turkey or any foreign government is not illegal. (more...)
Flynn and Russian Federation envoy Kislyak discussed 'simple things — BBCI Flynn and Russian Federation envoy Kislyak discussed 'simple things — BBCI
- August 06, 2017

The topics they discussed included US-Russia cooperation on terrorism, he said. "We haven't been involved in any discussions or bargaining over sanctions, because we believe that they have been introduced unlawfully". The newspaper cited current and former U.S. officials who said intelligence agencies monitored subsequent conversations between Mr Kislyak and his superiors in Russian Federation about the meetings with Mr Sessions. (more...)
'Diplomacy' only way to resolve Indo-China issue: Defence expert 'Diplomacy' only way to resolve Indo-China issue: Defence expert
- August 06, 2017

Emphasising that India's objective is to achieve peace and tranquillity through diplomacy, he said New Delhi continues to engage with China through diplomatic channels to find a mutually acceptable solution and also was in continuous and close coordination with Bhutan on the Doklam issue. (more...)
US Navy ends search for missing sailor US Navy ends search for missing sailor
- August 06, 2017

Japan's Maritime Self-Defense Force, the country's navy, confirmed two of its vessels as well as helicopters have been taking part in the search. China said its cooperation in the search for the United States marine was in line with the "Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea", an agreement between 25 countries - including China and the USA - to reduce and prevent escalation between the countries' navies. (more...)