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Israeli man stabbed by Palestinian in supermarket

Israeli man stabbed by Palestinian in supermarket Israel's UN Ambassador Danny Danon said the visit will allow Guterres to "build a relationship" with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and that he will also hold meetings with the Israeli president and defense minister. "This bill is not meant to undermine or stop much-needed humanitarian aid that is delivered through vetted US non-governmental organizations to Palestinians in need". [Full Article...]

The Obamas Are Spending Another Summer Vacation at Martha's Vineyard

The Obamas Are Spending Another Summer Vacation at Martha's Vineyard Still, it's been harder to confirm than in years past that President Obama, Michelle , Malia, and Sasha were coming back to the Vineyard, where they spent seven out of eight summer vacations while in the White House. "I'm happy to have him come, but this place is filled with so much frenetic energy at this time - it's a particularly bad year for frenetic energy - I just wish he could come in Oc... [Full Article...]

US Court Throws Out Murder Conviction of Ex-Blackwater Guard

US Court Throws Out Murder Conviction of Ex-Blackwater Guard They were each given a 30-year minimum sentence for using military firearms while committing a felony. Separately, the court said Paul Slough, Dustin Heard and Evan Liberty, of Rochester, N.H., who were all convicted of manslaughter and other offenses over their respective roles in the incident, should be re-sentenced because their 30-year prison terms were too long. [Full Article...]

Unconditional withdrawal from Doklam only option for India, says Chinese media

Unconditional withdrawal from Doklam only option for India, says Chinese media The defence ministry said India should not underestimate the resolve of China's military to protect its territory. Chinese defense ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said late Thursday that Chinese armed forces had shown "utmost goodwill" and a "high level of restraint". [Full Article...]

Shabir Shah's ED remand extended for one day

Shabir Shah's ED remand extended for one day Additional Sessions Judge Sidharth Sharma chided the lawyer for his remark and later allowed the ED's plea for extension by six days sixty-four-year-old Shah's custodial interrogation in a decade-old money laundering case. The ED, however, said the accused had to be confronted with his worldwide contacts, including from Pakistan. Shabbir Ahmad Shah, on the occasion, submitted an application in... [Full Article...]

Venezuela inaugurates new legislative superbody despite protests

Venezuela inaugurates new legislative superbody despite protests Leaders of the opposition urged Venezuelans to fill the streets of the capital Friday to reject the assembly, whose 545 delegates were expected to be installed at the legislative palace in a room just yards (meters) from the chamber where the opposition-controlled National Assembly meets. [Full Article...]

Philippines seeks ASEAN consensus on North Korea response

Philippines seeks ASEAN consensus on North Korea response Founded in 1993 by ASEAN foreign ministers, the ARF aims to foster dialogue and consultation on political and security concerns among Asia-Pacific nations. There was no clear procedure in removing a member state, he said. "It is not the denuclearization of N. Korea, but the security of USA mainland which should be the top priority of Trump administration". [Full Article...]

Fifty bikers give bullied IN boy ride to school

Fifty bikers give bullied IN boy ride to school Tammy Mick described Warfield as a "god angel" for her son, who she said "was all smiles this morning". He later admitted that people at his school were targeting him because of his weight. "I know what it's like to be picked on", says Brent Warfield. "I've got a bunch of big-hearted bikers that are good friends of mine", said Warfield. [Full Article...]

US Orders All Citizens to Leave DPRK Before Sept 1st Travel Ban

North Korea's foreign ministry lashed out at the U.S. move, claiming that it is part of Washington's hostile policy toward Pyongyang. The travel ban came after the death in June of United States college student Otto Warmbier, who was jailed in North Korea for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda banner from his hotel and returned to the U.S. [Full Article...]

United States governors urge Trump to make insurance payments

United States governors urge Trump to make insurance payments In other words, it looks a lot like he's threatening to force the law to fail. Insurers and the Ohio Department of Insurance cautioned cleveland.com, which reviewed filings, that the rates are not final and could change. While that satisfied Democrats and, behind closed doors, many Republicans, it angered many conservatives, who called it an illegal exemption from what should have been the ru... [Full Article...]

Derick Dillard Just Got Owned by Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings

Derick Dillard Just Got Owned by Transgender Teen Jazz Jennings The father of two said it was ironic for a reality program to feature a transgender , which he labeled a "myth" before he went on to argue that there is no such thing as gender fluidity . Dillard later tweeted, "I have nothing against him. I only have issue with the words and definitions being propagated here", Derick replied. We'd like to make a statement to Derick - we don't care what you ... [Full Article...]

Sharad Yadav meets JD(U) leaders, aide claims may float new party

Sharad Yadav meets JD(U) leaders, aide claims may float new party Meanwhile, refuting his close aide Vijay Verma's statement, Sharad Yadav said he was not thinking of forming a new party. The Bihar Government on 3 August 2017 informed that it has made a decision to compulsory retirement to the non-performing head masters, teachers and education department officials above the age of 50 years. [Full Article...]

'Toilets,' the need of the hour, sings Akshay kumar

'Toilets,' the need of the hour, sings Akshay kumar As the film talks about the eradication of open defecation in public areas, a very relevant topic in today's time and is in country's interest. Toilet Ek Prem Katha staring Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar was declared tax free in Uttar Pradesh for its social message. [Full Article...]

Vice Presidential poll: Venkaiah vs Gandhi tomorrow

Vice Presidential poll: Venkaiah vs Gandhi tomorrow The Vice-President is elected by members of an electoral college comprising MPs of both Houses of Parliament, in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote. The NDA, led by BJP, has 338 members. Modi who addressed the gathering, urged the parliamentarians to evolve themselves to become more "responsible" to restore "dignity" of Rajya Sabha ... [Full Article...]

Afghan official says bomber who hit North Atlantic Treaty Organisation wore woman's burqa

Afghan official says bomber who hit North Atlantic Treaty Organisation wore woman's burqa Thursday's attack was the second suicide attack against North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoys in as many days. This comes as at least two U.S. soldiers lost their lives and six others were wounded in a similar attack in southern Kandahar province on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Scientists find new exoplanet with atmosphere of 'glowing water'

Scientists find new exoplanet with atmosphere of 'glowing water' That intense proximity explains why it's not a planet we - or anybody else for that matter - could probably ever live on, and if it hovered any closer to its star, the star's gravity would actually rip it apart. It is called a hot Jupiter exoplanet because, while it is of similar size to our own king of planets, its upper atmosphere reaches temperatures of 2,500 degrees Celsius or 4,500 degrees ... [Full Article...]

Prince Henrik of Denmark refuses to be buried next to his wife

Prince Henrik of Denmark refuses to be buried next to his wife In Denmark , the wife of a male monarch can become queen but the husband of a female monarch cannot be called anything higher than prince . Palace communications chief, Lene Balleby, told Danish tabloid BT: 'It is no secret that the prince for many years has been unhappy with his role and the title he has been awarded in the Danish monarchy. [Full Article...]

Spotty PM Storms Today, Morning Rain Saturday

Spotty PM Storms Today, Morning Rain Saturday But we're going to keep getting more and more active with numerous showers and thunderstorms throughout the afternoon. Locally heavy rain will be a concern today and through the end of the week , which may lead to localized flooding. Sunday: Sunny, breezy, cooler and less humid. North northeast wind around 9 miles per hour. There will be a stray chance of a shower through the day. [Full Article...]

JUST IN: Dumi Masilela's aunt also passes away

JUST IN: Dumi Masilela's aunt also passes away Family spokesperson Mpumi Phillips confirmed that the aunt had died at the family home after hearing the news. He worked at Rhythm City for a period of 5 years. The National Freedom Party (NFP) have send their deepest condolences to the family and friends. According to the Independent , on Wednesday night he had parked his vehicle when a black Jeep approached them. [Full Article...]

United States does not seek regime change in N. Korea: Tillerson

United States does not seek regime change in N. Korea: Tillerson Days after North Korea on Sunday launched its second intercontinental ballistic missile in a month, Tillerson on Tuesday said Washington was "responding to an unacceptable threat to the US". "It's more likely to see a showdown between China, Russia versus the USA on who bears the greatest responsibility for dealing with this issue", said Southeast Asia security analyst Carlyle Thayer with Australi... [Full Article...]


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