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Friday forecast: Gradual clearing with mainly dry conditions through Sunday

Friday forecast: Gradual clearing with mainly dry conditions through Sunday The National Weather Service in Duluth stated stronger storms may produce heavy rain, occasional lightning and small hail. SATURDAY: More scattered showers and storms once again. Though dew points will drop into the 60s by the afternoon, it will still be a hot day, with highs near 90 inland! Tonight: Decreasing clouds. Wind: NE/N 5-10. [Full Article...]

Kashmir: Woman killed in crossfire between security forces and militants in Anantnag

Kashmir: Woman killed in crossfire between security forces and militants in Anantnag The village was later cordoned off. However, locals said that several men and women rushed to the house where the militants took shelter and asked soldiers to give them safe passage. Few other people were also reportedly injured. A middle-aged woman identified as Tahira and a youth, Shadab Ahmad, were killed in the cross firing between the security forces and the hiding militants in Brenthi vi... [Full Article...]

Fyre Festival Founder, Billy McFarland, Arrested On Federal Fraud Charges

Fyre Festival Founder, Billy McFarland, Arrested On Federal Fraud Charges Ja Rule , the company's co-founder, has not been arrested. He is expected to appear in court tomorrow on one charge of wire fraud which carries a possible 20 year sentence. Prosecutors allege McFarland began the criminal scheme in late 2016, right around the time he announced the Fyre Festival through a well-orchestrated marketing campaign involving hundreds of so-called Instagram "inf... [Full Article...]

More time allowed for review of new transgender enlistments

More time allowed for review of new transgender enlistments That allowed transgender people serving in the USA armed forces to come out without fear of discharge, but certain aspects of the policy change were left for a later time. "Each day that passes without the policy in place restricts the armed forces' ability to recruit the best and the brightest, regardless of gender identity". [Full Article...]

Trump's approval rating worsens in Wisconsin

Trump's approval rating worsens in Wisconsin A June 22-25 survey of 800 registered voters found 41 percent of them approve of the job Trump is doing as President, while 51 percent disapprove. But for those who named roads, only 46 percent said they'd pay more in taxes. This marked a noticeable bump since June 12, when Gallup found that 36 percent approved of the president while 60 percent disapproved. The latest Rasmussen poll found ... [Full Article...]

Chelsea aiming to complete Bakayoko, Rudiger and Sandro deals worth £125m

Chelsea aiming to complete Bakayoko, Rudiger and Sandro deals worth £125m Paris Saint-Germain is aiming to hijack Chelsea's pursuit of the Juventus superstar, which has compelled the Blues to look elsewhere. With a £35m deal for midfielder Monaco midfielder Bakayoko still being finalised , Chelsea have opened talks to sign Rudiger for £30m from Roma and will step up negotiations with Juventus for £60m-rated Sandro at the beginning of next week. [Full Article...]

After Modi-Trump meeting, Pakistan expresses extreme concern, reports Dawn

After Modi-Trump meeting, Pakistan expresses extreme concern, reports Dawn Modi and Trump vowed to strengthen cooperation to combat terror groups including Pakistan-based militant groups Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba. Hours before Modi's arrival, the State Department imposed sanctions on Syed Salahuddin , also known as Mohammed Yusuf Shah, the Pakistan-based leader of Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, the main rebel group that fights against Indian control in the Himalayan... [Full Article...]

Surprising: 'Nagin dance' performance costs groom his bride

Surprising: 'Nagin dance' performance costs groom his bride According to details obtained from eyewitnesses, Priyanka Tripath, 23, was all set to marry Anubhav Mishra before the latter performed the popular nagin (snake) dance on the dance floor. The groom was about to be received by the bride's family at the venue, when suddenly his attention was drawn towards nagin song that was being played by the DJ. [Full Article...]

We don't have child sex slaves on Mars — NASA clarifies

We don't have child sex slaves on Mars — NASA clarifies Now Jones is helping promote an even more outrageous, freakish and, we want to emphasize, bogus theory: that NASA is operating a child slave colony on Mars . "There are no humans on Mars ", Webster told the Daily Beast . He also opined that NASA's rovers on Mars and orbiters above the surface are turned off periodically to hide machinery operating on the planet's surface. [Full Article...]

Gunman who ambushed police left note, prayer, trail of rage

Gunman who ambushed police left note, prayer, trail of rage East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore III showed reporters videos, photos and graphics to depict exactly how Long attacked police on July 17. They learned he arrived in Baton Rouge on July 12 and checked in and out of four different hotel rooms during his brief visit. An expansive review of the ambush of officers that left three dead and others injured a year ago will be rev... [Full Article...]

Dog steals orchestra show

Dog steals orchestra show But after delighting the string section and the audience, he did let out a quick yawn as conductor Ola Rudner did his best to impress the discriminating dog . [Full Article...]

PM chairs high-level meeting in Foreign Office

PM chairs high-level meeting in Foreign Office Sharif also reiterated that there would be no compromise on national security, Geo News reported citing sources. The reports submitted by various important envoys of Pakistan would be discussed by the participants of the meeting.Pakistan's relation with Afghanistan and India is also expected to be discussed on priority basis due to prevailing tension between the two countries. [Full Article...]

Clippers re-sign Blake Griffin to five-year, $173 million contract

Clippers re-sign Blake Griffin to five-year, $173 million contract Blake Griffin , right, agreed to a five-year, $173 million contract with the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday before the start of National Basketball Association free agency. Their next move may be to sign a small forward like either Andre Iguodala or Danilo Gallinari. Griffin averaged 21.6 points and 8.1 rebounds last season in 61 games. [Full Article...]

Iran may have recorded the world's hottest temperature

Iran may have recorded the world's hottest temperature But even more impressive is that the extreme temperature may be one of the world's hottest reliably measured temperatures ever. Situated in west Asia, Iran's climate ranges from arid to subtropical and the Summertime in Iran is historically hot and dry, with daily temperatures sometimes reaching 40C. [Full Article...]

Google hit with £2.1bn fine over anti-competitive shopping service

Google hit with £2.1bn fine over anti-competitive shopping service Ms Vestager added: "What Google has done is illegal under European Union antitrust rules". The Mountain View, Calif. -based company has opposed the charges for several years, saying that it actively competes with Amazon in the search engine market, as well as other companies. [Full Article...]

Grenfell Tower: Council leader stands down over blaze 'failings'

Grenfell Tower: Council leader stands down over blaze 'failings' The buildings underwent safety tests in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire in west London , which left 79 people dead or missing when the 24-floor residential building was ravaged by a blaze. He said: You have a situation where that community have a deep level of mistrust of the local council, of national government, and if I'm being frank, people in positions of power and influence. [Full Article...]

Active Shooter in Bronx Hospital: Suspect dead at the scene

Active Shooter in Bronx Hospital: Suspect dead at the scene Dr Bello was listed on the hospital's website as a family medicine physician. At the time, Dr Bello was charged with sex abuse and unlawful imprisonment. Police had yet to secure the area, preventing emergency medical workers from entering, the Times said. He said an alarm went off, and police said there was an active shooter in the hospital. [Full Article...]

Xi Jinping affirms '1 country, 2 systems' policy in Hong Kong

Xi Jinping affirms '1 country, 2 systems' policy in Hong Kong We are demanding the release of Liu and his wife and these two people are symbols of what's going on in China . We are two Hong Kong democracy advocates separated by six decades in age - one of us is 79, the other 20 - united in our conviction that democracy is essential to save Hong Kong's way of life. [Full Article...]

US Market Indexes Higher on Wednesday

The technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 1.4% to 6,240.69. Technology stocks gained on Wednesday. Today, as FTSE 100 London stands around eight points lower, the Dow Jones futures are 20 points off, while the Nasdaq is down nearly 26% down, as the recent rally in United States shares appears to be under threat. [Full Article...]

Eurozone Inflation Falls for Second Straight Month in Setback for European Central Bank

Eurozone Inflation Falls for Second Straight Month in Setback for European Central Bank The US dollar inched lower against the yen after hitting a more than one-month high of 112.46 on Tuesday. While the midnight Lloyds business barometer for June climbed from 27 to 30, the GfK consumer confidence survey slumped from -5 to -10. [Full Article...]


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