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Eight dead in Nigeria church gun attack Eight dead in Nigeria church gun attack
- August 07, 2017

Umar, however, said there was only one attacker. "Thanking over 50 doctors who were on ground looking after the injured, the governor assured their families that all medical bills will be taken care of by the state government‎". Unknown gunmen had today Sunday, 6th August 2017 entered the church, while the mass was going on and shot at worshipers . He again reiterated his call for the overhaul of Nigeria's policing architecture that will lead to reform of the Police Force, equip them ... (more...)
Political violence: RSS unhappy with BJP leaders
- August 07, 2017

Anavoor Nagappan, Thiruvananthapuram district secretary of the CPM , said that those on protest included 21 family members of their activists killed in the state from 1980. Over the last 17 years, 85 CPI (M) workers, 65 RSS/BJP workers and 11 people from the Congress and the IUML have been killed in Kerala, all of them in incidents of political rivalry. (more...)
Israel to expel Al Jazeera, block broadcasts & revoke journalists' credentials Israel to expel Al Jazeera, block broadcasts & revoke journalists' credentials
- August 07, 2017

Israel also wants to shut down Al Jazeera's cable and satellite transmissions in the country, the network reported. There was no timetable given for the implementation of the measures. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accuses the broadcaster of "incitement". "Freedom of expression is not freedom to incite", he said, according to a ministry statement. (more...)
BJP youth wing leader arrested for attack on Rahul Gandhi's car BJP youth wing leader arrested for attack on Rahul Gandhi's car
- August 06, 2017

Raja blamed the BJP for the attacks as they happened in Gujarat , which is a BJP ruled state. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's auto was attacked on Friday when he was on his way from Lal Chowk to the helipad in Dhanera in Gujarat's Banaskantha district. (more...)
Sterling Tumbles as BoE Keeps Rates on Hold, Cuts Growth Forecasts Sterling Tumbles as BoE Keeps Rates on Hold, Cuts Growth Forecasts
- August 06, 2017

One day after the bank cut its growth forecasts and Governor Mark Carney warned that the outlook is highly dependent on how the United Kingdom manages its exit from the European Union , Broadbent said that clarity on the divorce is vital for companies. (more...)
Donald Trump, Ivanka, & Family Arrive in New Jersey for Vacation Donald Trump, Ivanka, & Family Arrive in New Jersey for Vacation
- August 06, 2017

Mr Trump said Mr Mueller would be "crossing a red line" if he began to investigate the president's finances and business dealings. On Wednesday, he posted photos from official White House events on small businesses with his daughter and Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon, an immigration announcement and a Monday event honoring a Vietnam veteran with the Medal of Honor. (more...)
IT seizes over Rs15-cr from Karnataka minister IT seizes over Rs15-cr from Karnataka minister
- August 06, 2017

Income Tax department has raided Karnataka power Minister DK Shivakumar . The taxmen raided almost 39 premises across the country owned by the minister and his family with the help of Central Reserve Police Force ( CRPF ) personnel officials - including his home in Bengaluru . (more...)
Mueller's team asks for Flynn documents Mueller's team asks for Flynn documents
- August 06, 2017

Investigators of special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, are examining the documents related to former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn to see if he was secretly paid by the Turkish government to lobby against a critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. (more...)
Iran: Rouhani confirmed for 2nd term in office
- August 06, 2017

Last week, Iran launched an advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, which was a significant step forward for their space program. The US agreed the deal with world powers including Russia, Britain, France, China and Germany. Acknowledging that hard times lie ahead in pursuing the country's foreign policy, the Iranian president urged for the rationality and objectivity of the state's actions with regards to the outside world while recalling that "the nuclear deal is a sign of Iran's ... (more...)
Maduro installs new Venezuela assembly Maduro installs new Venezuela assembly
- August 06, 2017

Nicolas Maduro , the handpicked successor of the late Hugo Chavez , has managed not only to bankrupt his once-prosperous, oil-rich nation, but now wants to rob it of the democracy it once enjoyed. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday said his armed forces should prepare in "non-traditional combat methods" as they confront an "armed insurgency" as the country reels in political turmoil. (more...)
Presidential election: Voting ends, total poll percentage 98.21pc Presidential election: Voting ends, total poll percentage 98.21pc
- August 06, 2017

Naidu secured 516 votes out of 760 valid votes, while Gopal Krishna Gandhi got 244 votes. The results were announced at 7 pm. Out of 771 votes polled, 11 were declared invalid. The BJP has 281 members in the 545-member Lok Sabha. He was also the BJP national president for two consecutive terms from July 2002 to October 2004. (more...)
Murder hunt ends as British man arrested in United States over Chicago stabbing Murder hunt ends as British man arrested in United States over Chicago stabbing
- August 06, 2017

Guglielmi said Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology-immunology at Northwestern University, had some kind of relationship with Cornell-Duranleau, who moved to Chicago from MI to work in a salon, but the two had "some type of falling out" before the fatal stabbing. (more...)
Break from the rain for most for end of the weekend Break from the rain for most for end of the weekend
- August 06, 2017

Mostly sunny in the morning and partly sunny in the afternoon, pleasant. Temperatures will remain in the low 80s. Thursday and Friday will have rain chances stay at 30% with more isolated showers. The front will sit on top of us through the week, so Monday through Friday will bring more clouds, scattered showers and t-storms, and below normal temps. (more...)
Marines searching for service members after Osprey mishap off Australian coast Marines searching for service members after Osprey mishap off Australian coast
- August 06, 2017

The unit was in Australia as part of a regularly scheduled deployment. The Osprey was in Australia for a joint training exercise between the United States and Australia that ended July 25. The United States and Australia have a long history of military partnership, including cooperation in the coalition during the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. (more...)
Blackwater guard gets murder conviction tossed in Iraq massacre Blackwater guard gets murder conviction tossed in Iraq massacre
- August 05, 2017

Slatten, who was serving a life sentence, had filed an appeal asking the court to sentence him separately from his three co-defendants because he was the only one facing a murder charge for firing what prosecutors said were the first shots in the massacre. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi visits flood-hit people, distributes relief Rahul Gandhi visits flood-hit people, distributes relief
- August 05, 2017

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will on Friday afternoon visit flood-hit villages in north Gujarat, which have been declared "disaster-affected" by the state government. Congress said it was an organised attack by goons in which even the security staff were injured. Targeting the state BJP government, he said chief minister Vasundhara Raje did the formality of conducting an aerial survey of flooded areas and failed to do much for the victims, as the Prime Minister himself ignored ... (more...)
W. Virginia gov. announces party switch to GOP
- August 05, 2017

Trump had previously warned in an interview with the New York Times that Mueller would cross a red line if he delved into his family's financial records. future that you want". Justice's switch means Republicans now have control of a record 34 governorships - tying a record set almost a century ago in 1922 - and gives the GOP complete control of state government in 26 states. (more...)
Secret Service Moves Out of Trump Tower Due to Lease Dispute Secret Service Moves Out of Trump Tower Due to Lease Dispute
- August 05, 2017

Amanda Miller, a spokeswoman for the Trump Organization, did not address that account. However, according to a few reports in the Post , even though Trump Organization has asked the agency to look elsewhere, the Secret Service is still hoping for a space in Trump Tower . (more...)
RUSSIA HACKING: Mueller's probe gathers steam, sets up grand jury RUSSIA HACKING: Mueller's probe gathers steam, sets up grand jury
- August 05, 2017

According to USA media reports, the grand jury has issued subpoenas related to a meeting that Donald Trump's son Trump Jr and son-in-law Jared Kushner held past year with a Russian attorney who had promised incriminating material against Hillary Clinton . (more...)
The Dark Tower Expected To Top Detroit At Box Office The Dark Tower Expected To Top Detroit At Box Office
- August 04, 2017

Will the low scores scrap the movie's plan for a franchise? The Dark Tower is out in the United Kingdom on August 18. Or, at least, the hope. The long-anticipated adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower has finally made it to Keystone Earth (that's our world, by the way), and most reviews paint the film as a total letdown - whether you're a fan of the books or not. (more...)
IT sleuths search Karnataka minister's house, resort suite in Bengaluru
- August 04, 2017

The Income Tax Directorate, in a statement here, said that the timing of the search was decided well in advance and it had nothing to do with the Legislators from Gujarat camping at the resort. "Immediately thereafter, biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha were held in 16 states". Earlier on Wednesday, the Income Tax department raided a resort on the outskirts of Bengaluru , where 42 Congress MLAs from Gujarat were holed up to avoid poaching by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... (more...)
McCain Slams Trump, Backs Top General in Afghanistan McCain Slams Trump, Backs Top General in Afghanistan
- August 04, 2017

He has earned the trust and admiration of those he has served with, and he has earned my full confidence". "The president's national security team is developing a comprehensive, integrated strategy for South Asia that utilizes all aspects of our national power to address this complex region", said NSC spokesman Michael Anton in a statement. (more...)
Andre De Grasse out of the World Championships Andre De Grasse out of the World Championships
- August 04, 2017

Juliet Freud, head of event planning at The Brewery commented, "Such a prestigious occasion demanded a space to match, and The Porter Tun room provided exactly that". "I think it will really hit him a little harder when the guys line up on Saturday evening and he sees that he's not part of that". The limited edition Legacy spikes were presented by Wellesley and Jennifer Bolt, who proudly stood on stage to hand over his final pair of Puma spikes as a professional athlete. (more...)
NSC official Ezra Cohen-Watnick removed NSC official Ezra Cohen-Watnick removed
- August 04, 2017

These personnel changes come amid an Atlantic report that an NSC staffer was sacked last month after a troubling memo he wrote arguing that "globalists", Islamists, and the "deep state" are working to undermine President Trump's agenda, and threatening the country. (more...)
Syrian refugees and fighters return home from Lebanon Syrian refugees and fighters return home from Lebanon
- August 04, 2017

Some 7,000 Syrians including 1,000 militants, their families and refugees are to leave the Lebanese town of Arsal and the surrounding border area and head for Syria's northwestern Idlib province under the deal, Hezbollah-run media outlets said. (more...)
Trump Administration to Challenge Colleges' Affirmative Action Policies Trump Administration to Challenge Colleges' Affirmative Action Policies
- August 03, 2017

As reported by the New York Times , the Administration is pointing resources to the Justice Department's civil rights division. The Justice Department is running scared from the Times story, refusing comment and denying interview requests. (more...)
Secretary of State Tillerson Travel to the Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia Secretary of State Tillerson Travel to the Philippines, Thailand, and Malaysia
- August 03, 2017

Trump recently sat down with radical TV preacher Pat Robertson said, in reference to Russia's Vladimir Putin, "Why would he want me?" "And so I think the fact that they felt the need to take symmetrical action -- and that's the way they view it -- is that they were delayed in taking this action, and I think President Putin has said that". (more...)
Trump Hits New Low In National Q Poll Trump Hits New Low In National Q Poll
- August 03, 2017

The poll surveyed 1,972 registered voters and has a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points. President Trump is not levelheaded, say 71 - 26 percent of voters, his worst score on that character trait. By comparison, very few Democrats (12 percent) or independents (25 percent) who participated say Trump's White House is running well - with 80 percent of Democrats and 65 percent of independents saying it is beset by chaos. (more...)
Donald Trump signs bill imposing sanctions on Russian Federation Donald Trump signs bill imposing sanctions on Russian Federation
- August 03, 2017

It later emerged that during that fateful meeting in June previous year, Mr Trump Jr , Mr Trump's son-in-law, Mr Jared Kushner, and then campaign manager Paul Manafort met a Russian government attorney who an intermediary claimed had incriminating information about Mr Trump's rival, Ms Hillary Clinton . (more...)
Prince Philip is officially retiring at the age of 96 Prince Philip is officially retiring at the age of 96
- August 03, 2017

Having attended countless events with the queen, now 91, Prince Philip will take the salute this week at the charity challenge by the Royal Marines. Less than four years later, Princess Elizabeth had ascended to the throne after the death of her father, King George VI. The Duke of Edinburgh is the longest serving consort to a British monarch with 65 years of public service and appearing at hundreds of events alongside his wife Queen Elizabeth II . (more...)
Can Marine General John Kelly Bring Discipline to the White House? Can Marine General John Kelly Bring Discipline to the White House?
- August 02, 2017

Imagine that the White House was your workplace. That's what Kelly wants to enforce discipline in the White House, but will he get it, control over the first family? When some started to believe that the occasional stretches of a quiet Twitter feed or an on-message speech proved that Trump had finally, at long last, pivoted from his bombastic ways, those hopes have been soon dashed. (more...)
For total solar eclipse, CSU reaches out For total solar eclipse, CSU reaches out
- August 02, 2017

You probably know not to look at the August 21 solar eclipse without special glasses or a viewer. Prior to this year's event, the most recent total solar eclipse to pass over the continental United States was in 1979. "Over time , the number and frequency of total solar eclipses will decrease", Vondrak said. CNN: Where will you watch this eclipse from? If you are buying eclipse glasses, you need to make sure you're getting the right ones - there have been reports recently about false ... (more...)
WaPo: Trump Dictated Son's Convoluted Statement on Russia Meeting WaPo: Trump Dictated Son's Convoluted Statement on Russia Meeting
- August 02, 2017

But according to a new report by the Washington Post , that statement was false. "If it's what you say I love it", Trump Jr. But the President reportedly overruled the advice of his family members, senior aides and private legal team to personally craft a brief statement claiming that the meeting was focused only on a defunct program allowing USA citizens to adopt Russian children. (more...)
EU Cities Line Up to Host UK-Housed Agencies Post-Brexit EU Cities Line Up to Host UK-Housed Agencies Post-Brexit
- August 02, 2017

The EBA , whose 160 employees write and coordinate banking rules for the bloc, is coveted by Frankfurt, Paris, Luxembourg and Prague, among others. The remaining 27 member countries of the European Union will decide on the relocations at a meeting due in November. (more...)
White House denies Fox-Trump connection on Rich story White House denies Fox-Trump connection on Rich story
- August 02, 2017

Wheeler says that Fox News and Trump supporter Ed Butowsky sought to shift public attention away from Russian Federation and fabricated quotes to help the narrative. We hope you're sitting down for this: Fox News is being sued... and it's NOT for sexual harassment! "But for me to comment from here about an ongoing investigation - I believe it's still ongoing; I don't even know the status of it in terms of D.C. (more...)
Body discovered by citizens in Ocean City Body discovered by citizens in Ocean City
- August 02, 2017

The medical examiner will determine O'Connor's cause and manner of death. The body was found on the beach near Second Street about 6:30 a.m., according to a statement from the town. The Delmarva Daily Times reported that O'Connor was vacationing at a nearby resort with her parents. It is estimated that more than eight million people visit the resort each year, and tourism is strong in the area from April to October. (more...)
Man Stores Dead Girlfriend's Body In Freezer, New Woman Assumes Her Identity Man Stores Dead Girlfriend's Body In Freezer, New Woman Assumes Her Identity
- August 02, 2017

Investigators believe it is Graves' body that was stashed in freezer, but the Cuyahoga County medical examiner has not yet confirmed the corpse's identity and cause of death, the prosecutor's office said. Authorities said no murder charges have been filed because a cause of death has not yet been determined. Graves' sister, Debbie, said Graves dated Novoa and lived with him in a flat in Youngstown's west side. (more...)
Attackers target Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's Herat Attackers target Shiite mosque in Afghanistan's Herat
- August 02, 2017

The Jawadia mosque, said to be the site of the blast, is in the Dehr Abad area in Herat city, the regional center of the Herat province, bordering Iran. Herat's governor Mohammad Asif Rahimi condemned the attack and said that the people of Herat would stand united against the enemy. In May, a huge bombing in the centre of the city killed more than 150 people, the deadliest militant attack in the country since US-led forces ousted the Taliban from power in 2001. (more...)
Moscow courthouse shooting leaves at least 3 dead, reports say Moscow courthouse shooting leaves at least 3 dead, reports say
- August 01, 2017

When the elevator reached the third floor, Russian National Guard officers were already there. The court's spokeswoman, Natalya Osipova , told TASS news agency that the court had evacuated all staff and visitors and canceled all sessions. (more...)
Ex-Navy doc vows free surgery for transgender military patients Ex-Navy doc vows free surgery for transgender military patients
- August 01, 2017

This comes a year after former Defense Secretary Ash Carter ended a ban that allowed Trans men and women to serve openly in the military. The Department of Defense has already chose to allow currently-serving transgender individuals to stay in the military, and many are serving honorably today. (more...)