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Possible tornado damages parts of Tulsa, OK

Possible tornado damages parts of Tulsa, OK St. Francis Hospital spokeswoman Lauren Landwerlin said about 30 people were treated at the hospital. Emergency Medical Services Authority officials said crews took 13 people to hospitals and about 25 others took themselves to hospitals. The powerful winds caused roofs and walls to collapse at several businesses in the area. More than 4,300 remained without electricity Sunday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Consumers continue to experience slow internet owing to undersea cable fault

Consumers continue to experience slow internet owing to undersea cable fault According to media reports, due to defective worldwide cable system internet consumers faced huge difficulties while using internet service. 12,091 km long IMEWE submarine cable is an ultra-high capacity fiber linking India Europe via the Middle East. [Full Article...]

ASEAN urges North Korea to comply with UN resolutions

ASEAN urges North Korea to comply with UN resolutions The unanimously adopted resolution adds nine individuals and four entities to the United Nations blacklist, including North Korea's primary foreign exchange bank, subjecting them to a global asset freeze and travel ban. The resolution also prevents North Korea from increasing the number of workers it sends overseas whose earnings are another source of revenue for Kim's regime. [Full Article...]

Dozens of Afghans killed in remote Sar-e Pul province

Dozens of Afghans killed in remote Sar-e Pul province Afghans officials say the shootings took place after the militants seized control of the Mirzawalang area in the Sayad district on August 5 following two days of intense gunbattles with security forces. The raid was conducted in the wake of a series of Taliban-led attacks on security checkpoints and regular blockage of a highway, which connects the capital of Kabul to three Northern provinces, by ... [Full Article...]

Hitler salute lands Chinese tourists in German jail

Hitler salute lands Chinese tourists in German jail Germany does not take kindly to the Nazi salute. The pair were released on bail of €500 (£450) each. The suspects, identified only as Chinese tourists ages 36 and 49, were spotted doing the Hitlergruß gesture associated with notorious Nazi leader Adolf Hitler at about 9:20 a.m. [Full Article...]

Mike Tomlin and Pittsburgh Steelers reach agreement on extension

Mike Tomlin and Pittsburgh Steelers reach agreement on extension This means that the Steelers' 16th head coach will remain at the helm through the 2020 season at the least. Tomlin is 103-57 since taking over the Steelers in 2007, including eight playoff wins in 14 tries. But to hear him talk to Scott Van Pelt during the team's Friday Night Lights practice, you understand that it is not about the money for Tomlin. " Mike continues to prove he is one of the t... [Full Article...]

Top Russian official: US, Moscow ready to have further dialogue following sanctions

Top Russian official: US, Moscow ready to have further dialogue following sanctions Mr Lavrov said he and Mr Tillerson spoke at length on a wide range of topics, from the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula to co-ordination between Russian Federation and the United States to withstand attacks. Russia's top diplomat said today his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters, even as Moscow braced for new ... [Full Article...]

Raksha Bandhan a thread of love

Raksha Bandhan a thread of love People on this day give presents to their sisters and promises to protect them until then end. Rakhi is a Hindu festival all about celebrating the bond between brothers and sistersWhat is Raksha Bandhan? The tying of a sacred band, called a rakhi, is central to the annual celebrationWhen is the 2017 Rakhi festival? However, Rakhi is not only the celebration of the relationship between a br... [Full Article...]

China, ASEAN agree on sea code draft framework

China, ASEAN agree on sea code draft framework Foreign ministers from 27 countries are in Manila for the 50th Asean Foreign Ministers' Meeting and Related Meetings from August 2 to 8. The framework is an outline of the future code, which will provide guidelines in dealing with the maritime row in contested waters. [Full Article...]

Watch Trump kiss Mario Cantone's Scaramucci goodbye on The President Show

Watch Trump kiss Mario Cantone's Scaramucci goodbye on The President Show Harvard Law School apologised this week after "killing" Anthony Scaramucci , the short-lived White House communications director . Kelly's interest in Lapan suggests that he is as eager to impose discipline on the White House messaging strategy as he is to impose order on the chaotic and fractious West Wing. [Full Article...]

Members of Congress send letter asking DOD to refuse transgender ban

Members of Congress send letter asking DOD to refuse transgender ban So far, so good, right? On Thursday, Jenner was seen driving a convertible in Malibu wearing a "Make American Great Again" hat, a noted Trump slogan prominently used during his presidential campaign. That flies in the face of a Rand study commissioned in 2016 by then-Secretary of Defense Ash Carter that said there were "few obstacles" to lifting the existing ban against trans service.Trump foc... [Full Article...]

Nabbed terrorist banned in Bangladesh: UP ATS

Nabbed terrorist banned in Bangladesh: UP ATS Abdullah was allegedly involved in recruitment of terrorists, said the anti-terror officials. Abdullah was arrested during a joint search drive of ATS team, DIG Saharanpur and police teams in Saharanpur, Muzaffranagar and Shamli districts. [Full Article...]

Syrian army destroys ISIL gatherings in Deir Ezzor

Syrian army destroys ISIL gatherings in Deir Ezzor The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor, said government forces had captured the town after heavy army artillery fire and air strikes by government ally Russian Federation. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-led fighting coalition backed by US-led coalition air raids, have made steady advances from the eastern and western side of Raqqa. [Full Article...]

Rosenstein, Christie temper reports of Mueller grand jury in Russian Federation probe

Rosenstein, Christie temper reports of Mueller grand jury in Russian Federation probe The probe of Russian interference in the US election and possible collusion by associates of President Donald Trump is not a "fishing expedition", the Justice Department official who launched it said. "We're going to devote more resources, re-evaluate our procedures and make sure we investigate every one of those leaks", Rosenstein said. "We look at the facts and circumstances of each case and w... [Full Article...]

Cooler, wet weather expected to continue into next week

Cooler, wet weather expected to continue into next week Sunday night: 40 percent chance of showers, mostly cloudy with a calm wind after midnight, and a low of 58. Afternoon temperatures will reach the low 70s with a noticeable drop in the humidity. Wind: S 5-10 miles per hour. Temperatures will still remain a little below average during the day, but overnight we're returning to a little bit more normal patters. [Full Article...]

Bayern beat Dortmund 5-4 on penalties to lift Supercup 2017

Bayern beat Dortmund 5-4 on penalties to lift Supercup 2017 The defending Bundesliga Champions Bayern Munich have won the 2017 Supercup, after beating the DFB Pokal Cup winners Borussia Dortmund 5-4 in a penalty shootout. Dortmund emerged stronger in the second half and Aubameyang scored with just under 20 minutes remaining to get the fans cheering again. "It was a different kind of preparation for us, but now we had a little more time to train, and... [Full Article...]

Venezuela: Civilians, deserter in base attack

Venezuela: Civilians, deserter in base attack A military spokesman said there had been seven arrests. That intensified this week with the election and installation of a constitutional assembly that will rule with almost unlimited powers. It came after a video was released showing a group in military clothing declaring that they wanted to save the country from "destruction". USA officials have accused him of involvement in drug trafficking, ... [Full Article...]

Knifeman arrested at Eiffel Tower 'wanted to kill soldier'

Knifeman arrested at Eiffel Tower 'wanted to kill soldier' The tower was briefly evacuated during Saturday night's incident but there were no injuries. The alleged terrorist, of 19 years old, was captured when violating at 23:30 local time on August 5 one of the controls for access to the facility when he shouted of "Allahu Akbar" (Allah is the biggest), and a knife was seized with which he allegedly meant to attack the guards. [Full Article...]

Pence says he is not considering 2020 presidential run

Pence says he is not considering 2020 presidential run Even more, several advisers revealed to party donors that if Trump doesn't plan to run for another term, Mike Pence would. "Today's article in the New York Times is disgraceful and offensive to me, my family, and our entire team", Pence said in a statement . [Full Article...]

DoD Identifies Fort Bragg Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

DoD Identifies Fort Bragg Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Both were paratroopers with the 82nd Airborne Division, stationed at Fort Bragg. The Taliban has claimed responsibility. The Department of Defense on Thursday said the deceased are Sgt. Benning, GA, and were part of the 1st Brigade combat team, also called the Devil Brigade. "Columbus East High School & The Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation are proud of the commitment and dedication ... [Full Article...]


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