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Polling for 3 Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat today Polling for 3 Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat today
- August 09, 2017

The senior Congress leader also accused the BJP of forcing Congress to take the drastic step of whisking away its MLAs first to a resort in Bengaluru and then to another in Gujarat . Before Vaghela broke ranks, the Congress had 57 MLAs in the 182-member House. Voting is taking place for the high-stakes Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat on Tuesday. (more...)
US Military Can Now Down Drones Flying Over US Bases US Military Can Now Down Drones Flying Over US Bases
- August 09, 2017

The Pentagon has signed off on a new policy that will allow military bases to shoot down private or commercial drones that are deemed a threat, Pentagon spokesman Navy Capt. The drone did not contain explosives and was piloted by a civilian who had lost control of the device, but the incident exposed flaws in the security of the site. (more...)
Perry County schools to close for eclipse Perry County schools to close for eclipse
- August 09, 2017

The early release times will allow friends and families to view the eclipse together or travel to areas where a total eclipse can be seen, press releases for the districts said. "Student safety remains our guiding factor as we consider all conditions surrounding this event". "We also recognize the historical significance of this event for our country". (more...)
Meteorologists investigating damage in Salisbury to determine strength of likely tornado Meteorologists investigating damage in Salisbury to determine strength of likely tornado
- August 09, 2017

The National Weather Service will conduct a storm survey Tuesday morning to investigate whether a tornado did touch down in the city. In addition to the downed trees and overturned cars, the storm took down utility poles and damaged several properties. (more...)
Couple killed in crash one day after wedding Couple killed in crash one day after wedding
- August 09, 2017

The young Captonian was pronounced dead on the scene and Rebekah died two days later, in a local hospital, due to her severe injuries. The truck left the road and crashed into a tree. Bouma and Wesson were married the day prior, on Friday. Sedgwick County's Lt. Lin Dehning said that investigators are looking at reasons Wesson could have lost control of his pickup truck, including possible mechanical problems with the vehicle. (more...)
3 countries targeted in drugs raids and arrests 3 countries targeted in drugs raids and arrests
- August 09, 2017

Following the raids in Sydney this morning, it has been reported by Nine News that nine men and a woman have been arrested. "A united response from law enforcement and partner agencies in Australia and overseas is critical to our efforts to dismantle organized criminal networks,"AFP Assistant Commissioner Neil Gaughan said". (more...)
Kenyatta Urges Kenyans To Shun Violence Before Tense Election Kenyatta Urges Kenyans To Shun Violence Before Tense Election
- August 09, 2017

He said, "We are all Kenyans". Why are Kenyans nervous about the election? These concerns have been intensified further after Odinga told Reuters that Kenyatta could only win by rigging the vote. This measure is designated to force powerful groups to build alliances with smaller tribes. A Kenya government official says suspected Islamic extremists have blown up an electricity pylon creating a blackout in the coastal Lamu County on the eve of national elections. (more...)
Trump Announces Briefing on Opioid Crisis Trump Announces Briefing on Opioid Crisis
- August 09, 2017

The President went on to emphasize the role of law enforcement and a strong border in solving a crisis that claims the lives of more than 140 Americans a day. We must act boldly to stop it", read its report . The new figures demonstrate the depths of the crisis gripping the country. In its interim report, the commission also recommended mandated prescriber education initiatives; creating and funding a federal incentive to increase access to medication-assisted treatment; model ... (more...)
US, Japan, Australia urge world to pressure North Korea US, Japan, Australia urge world to pressure North Korea
- August 09, 2017

The sweeping measures were the first of that scope to be imposed on North Korea since US President Donald Trump took office and highlighted China's willingness to punish its Pyongyang ally. It bans North Korean exports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood and prohibits countries from hiring additional North Korean laborers. (more...)
Couple Buys Mansion-Lined San Francisco Street for $90K Couple Buys Mansion-Lined San Francisco Street for $90K
- August 09, 2017

Number 26, an "exceptional residence" on the southern slope, was listed for $14.5m. A construction workers stands in front of the Presidio Terrace , a gated community in San Francisco . The couple bought the road, pavement and other areas of "common ground" for a cool R1 187 000 after a tax glitch caused the area to be placed on auction. (more...)
Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in North Branford Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus found in North Branford
- August 09, 2017

In the meantime, officials urge people to take the following precautions to protect themselves from mosquito bites. Mosquitoes present a potential health risk as carriers of disease. Check your window and door screens to make sure they're in good shape . Culex mosquitoes, which can carry the West Nile virus, breed in ditches, open septic systems, discarded tires, unused wading pools and other assorted containers, particularly in the shade. (more...)
Donald Trump threatens North Korea amid reports of nuclear breakthrough Donald Trump threatens North Korea amid reports of nuclear breakthrough
- August 09, 2017

Even though the US, Russia and China - permanent members of the UN Security Council - are on the same page when it comes to trying to stop North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and to get it to return to a non-proliferation regime, they differ on what will eventually work in achieving that outcome. (more...)
US News & World Report ranks UK Chandler Hospital best in state US News & World Report ranks UK Chandler Hospital best in state
- August 09, 2017

News & World Report as "below average". "I want to express my appreciation for these strong results and congratulate everyone for keeping Vanderbilt University Medical Center ranked No. UH Cleveland Medical Center ranked in the top 50 in eight specialties, cancer; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology/GI surgery; geriatrics; gynecology; nephrology; neurology/neurosurgery; and orthopedics . (more...)
22 injured in Lahore explosion 22 injured in Lahore explosion
- August 09, 2017

At least one person was killed and 33 injured when a truck said to be carrying fruits exploded at Sagian Bridge near the Bund Road area. He went on to note that an investigation has been launched on determining how and when the vehicle arrived at the blast site. (more...)
Secretary of state says USA wants to work with Russian Federation Secretary of state says USA wants to work with Russian Federation
- August 09, 2017

Lavrov did not disclose the exact date of the expected conference. Earlier this month, President Donald Trump grudgingly signed what he called a "seriously flawed" package of sanctions against Russian Federation. Ryabkov expressed doubt that significant US-EU differences on the issue of anti-Russia sanctions were possible, adding that he did not believe in Europe's independence. (more...)
"Article 35(A) can't be abrogated, will stand by it", says Farooq Abdullah
- August 08, 2017

Opposition parties including the National Conference (NC), Congress, CPM and others held a joint meeting here on Monday to chalk out the response against any move to abrogate Article 35A. "People are the masters", he said. It was devised to grant protection to state subject laws that had already been defined under the Maharaja's rule and notified in 1927 and 1932. (more...)
If India wants peace, let's talk on Kashmir: Foreign Minister Asif If India wants peace, let's talk on Kashmir: Foreign Minister Asif
- August 08, 2017

Durable peace between Pakistan and India was dependent upon resolving the Kashmir issue, he stressed. He further stated that Pakistan's efforts to establish good relations with neighbours should not be thought of as its weakness. According to reports in the Pakistani media, Asif accused India and the USA of being "involved in an global conspiracy to sabotage the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT)" while claiming that his country "had never been taken into confidence by the worldwide community on all ... (more...)
ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea
- August 08, 2017

Asia is "no longer immune" to threats of terrorism, following attacks by Islamic State-backed militants in the southern Philippines, South Korea's foreign minister said Monday, ahead of a regional security forum in Manila. Beijing frequently accuses the USA of meddling in what it says is an Asian dispute that should be resolved only by the countries involved. Another diplomat says the wordings on the South China Sea issue to be included in the communique had not yet been finalized Saturday. (more...)
China, ASEAN Approve Draft South China Sea Code of Conduct China, ASEAN Approve Draft South China Sea Code of Conduct
- August 08, 2017

Have you read Trendiee Today? Wang said the situation between claimant states was quite different to previous years and was now more relaxed and conducive to stability. So of course, we have to provide all options to do that. That means asking countries to "enforce the UN Security Council resolutions" and "to drastically reduce their interactions with Pyongyang". (more...)
Gas Prices Decline In Michigan Gas Prices Decline In Michigan
- August 08, 2017

According to GasBuddy .com, the average price for a gallon of gas in Dayton is $2.21, with prices stable. Currently, several southern states have the nation's cheapest gas prices, with SC and MS leading the way with gas at an average of $2.09 per fallon. (more...)
5 infiltrators killed in Kupwara: Army 5 infiltrators killed in Kupwara: Army
- August 08, 2017

Troops monitoring the area noticed suspicious movement along the LoC and immediately challenged the intruders. The Machil gun battle is the latest in a series of such exchanges with the government hardening its stand against militants after a recent spurt in violent street protests and attacks on security forces. (more...)
Milwaukee Bucks: Craig Robinson leaves for New York Knicks Milwaukee Bucks: Craig Robinson leaves for New York Knicks
- August 08, 2017

We're told Michelle Obama's brother, Craig Robinson , has been hired by New York and will fill a "player development role" with the team. Robinson is expected to work in player development. Robinson has also held positions as head coach for the Brown Bears and Oregon State Beavers , and as assistant coach for the Northwestern Wildcats. (more...)
Showers moving into area Monday afternoon Showers moving into area Monday afternoon
- August 08, 2017

A chance of rain continues all week with high quite comfortable in the upper 70's to low 80's. Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 am. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Humidity will reach early morning highs in the mid to high 90s, save for Friday when it will reach 100. (more...)
Sicily fire crew accused of causing fires for cash Sicily fire crew accused of causing fires for cash
- August 08, 2017

Italian media report that most of the 15 volunteers have admitted committing fraud against the state. The brigade commander was the only member of the brigade to be placed under house arrest. The firemen even asked their friends and relatives to call in fake fires and used Global Positioning System devices to ensure that they were the ones nearest to the blaze and therefore able to extinguish it first. (more...)
British family shot at in Brazil - mother injured British family shot at in Brazil - mother injured
- August 08, 2017

A Kent mum-of-three has been wounded after being shot at while "looking for water" on holiday in Brazil , police say. He said: "This whole confusion seems to have happened partly because of the language barrier". The woman was shot twice in the abdomen, newspaper O Globo reported, when the auto she was in with her husband and three children was sacked upon. (more...)
Carla Del Ponte's resignation - politically shortsighted and naive Carla Del Ponte's resignation - politically shortsighted and naive
- August 08, 2017

What is her reaction to Del Ponte's resignation? A member of the UN commission of inquiry on Syria said on Sunday she was quitting because a lack of political backing from the UN Security Council had made the job impossible, according to reports. (more...)
UN Security Council Votes Unanimously to Sanction North Korea, Severely UN Security Council Votes Unanimously to Sanction North Korea, Severely
- August 08, 2017

A United Nations diplomat said North Korea had been expected to earn an estimated $251 million from iron and iron ore in 2017, $113 million from lead and lead ore and $295 million from seafood. As diplomats gathered in the Philippines for an annual regional meeting, President Donald Trump was cheering the move from afar. For the US, it was a long-awaited sign of progress for Trump's strategy of trying to enlist Beijing's help to squeeze Pyongyang diplomatically and economically. (more...)
Renault forms €660m joint venture in Iran Renault forms €660m joint venture in Iran
- August 08, 2017

The vehicle deal is expected to create about 3,000 jobs for the two Iranian companies involved: IDRO, or the Industrial Development and Renovation Organization of Iran, and the privately-owned Negin Group, which imports Renault products to Iran. (more...)
Patient dies after BJP leader allegedly stalls ambulance, case filed Patient dies after BJP leader allegedly stalls ambulance, case filed
- August 08, 2017

The family of the deceased has filed a complaint with the police against the BJP councillor Darshan Nagpal. The victim's family alleged that the ambulance brushed Nagpal's vehicle which infuriated the BJP leader who chased the ambulance and stopped it. (more...)
FBI Investigates Bomb at Minnesota Mosque FBI Investigates Bomb at Minnesota Mosque
- August 08, 2017

Dayton was part of a political delegation that visited the mosque Sunday. Minnesota authorities reported a record high of 14 anti-Muslim bias incidents in 2016, The Star Tribune reported . "We gather together today hands in hands and shoulder to shoulder to give a very clear and precise message", he said. "We're here all together in order to defend the values of our country, the values of our faith, the values of our people", said Hamdy El-Sawaf, president of the board of the Islamic ... (more...)

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