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Tottenham join West Ham in pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Gomes

Tottenham join West Ham in pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Gomes Having impressed Barcelona enough to play him nearly 50 times last season, Gomes would no doubt become a pivotal player in Mauricio Pochettino's squad should he sign for them ahead of West Ham . The 24-year-old has been linked with a move away from the club for several weeks now and lurking in the English media, and in particular The Mirror , is reporting that the player could be headed to Lon... [Full Article...]

Parliament On R14 Million Payment to Walter Sisulu University Student

Parliament On R14 Million Payment to Walter Sisulu University Student Tukwayo also explained that the students can generally spend these funds only at specific places so that the university could keep a track of how students were using these financial aids. Her IntelliCard has been deactivated. However, there has been a flood of Facebook images posted by envious colleagues, some of them screen grabs, or collages from Mani's Facebook posts, which show her holding a... [Full Article...]

2 days after Mumbai floods, missing doctor's body found at Worli seashore

2 days after Mumbai floods, missing doctor's body found at Worli seashore The heavy rains in Mumbai not just claimed the life of the noted doctor, but also of 20 more people, which includes a young lawyer who was found dead in the auto that he had gone to park. Dr. Gautam Bhansali, a close friend of Amarapurkar said in a statement, "After I learned about it, I started calling police officers as well as Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) officials". [Full Article...]

Marital 'rape' not crime says Central Govt

Marital 'rape' not crime says Central Govt A men's rights group had approached the Delhi High Court seeking to oppose women's rights groups, which has challenged the exception in law that protects a husband from being tried for the rape of his wife. However, while citing the Justice J S Verma Committee in its Report titled "Amendments to Criminal Law", the Centre acknowledged the recommendation of the committee to remove the exceptions to ... [Full Article...]

North Korea: Talking is not the answer, says Trump

President Donald Trump returned to his hawkish rhetoric about North Korea on Wednesday, this time signaling he has no interest in talks with Kim Jong Un's regime. Following Tuesday morning's surprise launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) over Japan , North Korea has defended the move, saying it was a "tough counter-measure" justified by provocative United States actions. [Full Article...]

Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-Pakistan PM Bhutto's murder trial

Musharraf declared fugitive in ex-Pakistan PM Bhutto's murder trial The court sentenced two former senior policemen to 17 years each in prison and acquitted five others in the case. Benazir Bhutto , the Muslim world's first female prime minister, was killed in a gun and suicide bomb attack during an election rally in Rawalpindi . [Full Article...]

Pervez Musharraf declared absconder in Benazir Bhutto assassination case

Pervez Musharraf declared absconder in Benazir Bhutto assassination case The court declared former President Pervez Musharraf absconder and ordered confiscation of his movable and immovable property. Anti Terrorism Court in Rawalpindi , after 10 years, announced the verdict of the Benazir Bhutto murder case. [Full Article...]

Mueller Working With New York Attorney General On Manafort Probe

Mueller Working With New York Attorney General On Manafort Probe The cooperation "could potentially provide Mueller with additional leverage to get Manafort to cooperate in the larger investigation into Trump's campaign, as Trump does not have pardon power over state crimes", Politico reported . Federal investigators and the NY attorney general's office have spoken frequently and shared information, Politico reported. "Nothing is imminent", one source told ... [Full Article...]

Mueller, New York AG to work together on Manafort

Mueller, New York AG to work together on Manafort Manafort was Trump's campaign chairman and is under investigation for possible violations relating to his consultant work for Ukraine's former ruling party. As Politico noted, Mueller's decision to work with Schneiderman could put pressure on Manafort to cooperate with the probe, since President Donald Trump would not have the power to pardon Manafort for state crimes. [Full Article...]

Missing girl feared kidnapped after vanishing from French wedding

Missing girl feared kidnapped after vanishing from French wedding The missing girl had gone to the wedding with her parents and elder sister as well as other members of her family. Sniffer dogs lost the scent from Maelys's cuddly toy in a vehicle park outside the venue, prompting fears that she may have been kidnapped and driven away. [Full Article...]

Humane Society Collecting Items for Pets in Need

Humane Society Collecting Items for Pets in Need A portion of all proceeds from the sale of Chicken Soup for the Soul pet food goes to help shelters and pets in need through Chicken Soup for the Soul's Fill-a-Bowl ... Sometimes it's a "foster failure" when those pets become part of the family and stay for good. Animals from places like Georgia or Louisiana could end up coming to Milwaukee to find new homes - and this isn't the first time WHS... [Full Article...]

NHC: Issues advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten located near Georgia coast

NHC: Issues advisory for Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten located near Georgia coast Tropical Storm Warnings are in effect for the North Carolina coast from Surf City to Duck including the Albemarle Sound and Pamlico Sound. "The heaviest rain will be east of I-95". For the Richmond area and surrounding counties, rain showers will start to move in late Monday evening, then clear out by early Tuesday evening. The latest forecast track from the National Hurricane Center indicates a m... [Full Article...]

Indian space organization to launch first satellite built by private sector

Indian space organization to launch first satellite built by private sector Navigation service signals will be transmitted to users through the navigation payload whereas the ranging payload facilitates accurate determination of the range of the satellite. According to ISRO , NavIC is useful for fishermen to reach the potential fishing area. Currently, India requires 17 satellites per year to meet a whole range of needs that include communication, weather prediction, ear... [Full Article...]

70000 to be evacuated after massive WWII bomb found in Germany's Frankfurt

70000 to be evacuated after massive WWII bomb found in Germany's Frankfurt The 1.8-ton British bomb , over six feet in length, was discovered on a construction site near Frankfurt's Goethe University. Police are keeping close watch over the site and say there "is now no danger". It is reportedly unclear if any flights would be interrupted on Sunday at Frankfurt airport, which is Germany's largest, and this will likely depend on the prevailing wind conditions that ... [Full Article...]

'Muslim foster case' girl should rejoin own family, judge rules

'Muslim foster case' girl should rejoin own family, judge rules Tower Hamlets council welcomed the ruling but defended their handling of the case and insisted the foster family was mixed-race and speaks English, despite newspaper reports. The judge will now decide whether to allow the child to be placed with her grandmother, understood to be from outside the United Kingdom, for the long term. [Full Article...]

Rohingya Muslim refugees drown in Myanmar-Bangladesh border river

Rohingya Muslim refugees drown in Myanmar-Bangladesh border river Rohingya workers who tried to join a protest are seen detained under peaceful gathering Act and for documentation objective, according to police, near the Myanmar embassy in Kuala Lumpur , August 30, 2017. The violence has left at least 110 people, including 11 state officials, dead and thousands of Rohingya have poured across the border to Bangladesh despite Dhaka's attempts to stop them. [Full Article...]

Britain wants new United Nations sanctions to target North Korean laborers

Her first official trip there as comes at a tricky time, a day after North Korea's missile launch over Japan, and just as Brussels ratchets up its criticism of Britain's Brexit negotiators. "Yasutoshi Nishimura, deputy chief cabinet secretary said he wanted the UK's divorce with Brussels to be conducted in an orderly manner to avoid any disruption for Japanese businesses operating in the United ... [Full Article...]

Family Of Six Drowns In Houston Flooding

Family Of Six Drowns In Houston Flooding The van was recovered from about three metres of muddy water in Green's Bayou in northeast Houston . So as Danny and his wife made their own plans to escape, he told Sammy: Take the keys, take the van, take them to Ric's house. "The neighbors woke him up", Ric said. "Obviously, they are devastated, as we all are, as well", Gonzalez told reporters Wednesday. Belia , 81, and Manuel Saldivar... [Full Article...]

'We should and will get along with Russia', says Trump

'We should and will get along with Russia', says Trump The journalist cleared up the confusion, saying: "We have a lot of blonde women in Finland". At the conclusion of the conference, Niinistö took a final question from a reporter. "As the Mexican government has always stated , our country will not pay, under any circumstances , for a wall or physical barrier built on USA territory along the Mexican border", Mexico's foreign ministry said in a ... [Full Article...]

3 dead, many feared trapped

3 dead, many feared trapped One body had been found and a second victim was later declared dead at hospital, while eight survivors had been pulled from the rubble, a police official told the media as rescue operations continued. Poor construction standards are often to blame. Activists say housing societies, private owners and builders often cut corners to save on costs. Twenty persons were rescued from the rubble within... [Full Article...]


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