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Gator attacks homeless man taking bath in pond: 'It ate his toes'

Gator attacks homeless man taking bath in pond: 'It ate his toes' The man somehow managed to walk to a nearby surgical center, where employees called 911. Iman is now recovering in the hospital, and he's in stable condition. Many who live near the pond were shocked to hear what had happened to him, with one woman even saying she had always looked forward to seeing the alligator, which she had named Charlie. [Full Article...]

International LGBT Unit Forms To Fight ISIS In Northern Syria

The International Revolutionary People's Guerrilla Forces ( IRPGF ) became the first anarchist battalion to join the movement for Kurdish liberation in May, citing social revolution and women's liberation as a key factor in their formation. [Full Article...]

Heavy rains in flood hit Deesa, Banaskantha, Rajkot, Ahmedabad

Heavy rains in flood hit Deesa, Banaskantha, Rajkot, Ahmedabad Around 4,716 inmates are housed in 19 relief camps.Chief Secretary V K Pipersenia on Wednesday apprised a seven-member inter-ministerial Central team, on the prevailing floods and measures taken by the state government to deal with the situation. [Full Article...]

Stokes confident of England fightback after Trent Bridge defeat

Stokes confident of England fightback after Trent Bridge defeat The hosts suffered a 340-run annihilation in Nottingham as they were dismissed for a combined 318 runs across both innings, a result which saw the Proteas level the four-match series at 1-1. "There is a fine line between being positive and being reckless". England have a ropey record at The Oval in recent times ... one win, a draw and three reverses from their last five Tests, beginning with ... [Full Article...]

Polish President to veto controversial judiciary reform bills

Polish President to veto controversial judiciary reform bills Article 7 is a never-before-used European Union process created to uphold the rule of law, a so-called "nuclear option" that can freeze a country's right to vote in meetings of European Union ministers. Law and Justice, under the leadership of Jaroslaw Kaczynski , says the courts are inefficient and corrupt and need deep change. But Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said the government would not... [Full Article...]

8 found dead in tractor-trailer outside San Antonio Walmart

8 found dead in tractor-trailer outside San Antonio Walmart They were all taken to hospitals, firefighters said . Police Chief William McManus and Fire Chief Charles Hood briefing on tractor trailer found with multiple deceased after being smuggled inside. He came back with a water, called the police and we arrived on scene and found eight people dead in the back of that trailer. In a video posted on Facebook , Hood said that officers were trea... [Full Article...]

Satellite view of a compact Hurricane Hilary

Satellite view of a compact Hurricane Hilary Ever since, it has steadily intensified. The region now hosts not one, but three storms of tropical strength - Greg, Irwin and Hilary, named in alphabetical order based on when they first achieved tropical storm status. Irwin is forecast to become a minimal hurricane tonight or Tuesday. The tropical storm that was nearing the Central Pacific weakened to a tropical depression today, but neither... [Full Article...]

Kristen Stewart Crashed This Couple's Wedding And Everyone Loved It

Kristen Stewart Crashed This Couple's Wedding And Everyone Loved It When the " Twilight " star and Maxwell found out that Kirsten and Kayleigh Jennings were celebrating their nuptials there, they chose to have the restaurant's owner ask the brides if they could join the reception for a few drinks, CBS News reported. [Full Article...]

M'sians exempted from tourism tax, foreigners pay RM10

M'sians exempted from tourism tax, foreigners pay RM10 Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Abdul Aziz announced the exemption in the Dewan Rakyat today. "Whether they stay at five-star or zero-star hotels, all Malaysians are exempt from the tourism tax ", Nazri told the House today. "This tax will be counted based on the number of night's stay and the number of rooms used, and not on the number of persons staying". Mohamed Nazri said the estimated... [Full Article...]

Metal Detectors Vanish, but Tensions in East Jerusalem Remain

Metal Detectors Vanish, but Tensions in East Jerusalem Remain B'Tselem, an Israeli human rights organisation, accused authorities of using "excessive and unjustified force" in a crackdown that saw men under 50 barred from the Old City. In Amman, Jordan insisted on questioning an Israeli embassy security guard who according to Israeli officials shot dead a Jordanian attacker Sunday night, killing a second Jordanian at the time as well, apparently by accident. [Full Article...]

Just In: CBN retains monetary policy rate at 14%

Just In: CBN retains monetary policy rate at 14% Emefiele also warned against the rising fiscal deficit of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration, recorded at 2.51% in the first half of the current year. The naira on Tuesday maintains stability at the interbank spot and black markets following improved liquidity occasioned by the interventions of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) by way of dollar supply. [Full Article...]

Hurriyat calls for shutdown over leaders' arrest

Hurriyat calls for shutdown over leaders' arrest The NIA arrested Altaf Shah, Naeem Khan , Meraz Kalwal , Saheed Ul Islam , Ayaz Akbar , T Saifullah from Srinagar while Bitta Karate was arrested from New Delhi . NIA sources also said their case of terror funding against Hurriyat leaders, accused of receiving funds from the Lashkar-e-Toiba's Hafiz Saeed among other terror groups, is also strong. [Full Article...]

M not to field Yechury for Rajya Sabha again

M not to field Yechury for Rajya Sabha again With the last date for RS nomination being August 28, the central committee will have to take a decision during the current session itself. The committee chose to follow the party's norm that no CPM leader can represent the party in the Rajya Sabja more than twice. [Full Article...]

Henry Cavill's Mustache Costing 'Justice League' Reshoots Millions

Henry Cavill's Mustache Costing 'Justice League' Reshoots Millions This is similar to Tony Gilroy's role in supervising the huge reshoots on last year's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story , for which he earned a writing credit and a reported $5 million dollar fee. Studio officials determined additional filming was required for Justice League following Zack Snyder's departure as director in May (17) after the death of his daughter. [Full Article...]

Hamas Must Remain on Terror List, Says EU's Top Court

Hamas Must Remain on Terror List, Says EU's Top Court It said that rather than establishing independently that Hamas was a terrorist organisation, the European Council of EU member states had instead relied on publicly available information. The Court does not have to but generally does follow the advisory opinion of the Advocate General. However, it added that Hamas funds will continue to be frozen pending the outcome of the reconsideration. [Full Article...]

Snapdeal approves Flipkart's $900-950 million buyout offer

Snapdeal approves Flipkart's $900-950 million buyout offer Shareholders of Snapdeal will now have to approve the deal, the sources told Reuters , declining to be named as the discussions are not public. Separately, Indian private-sector lender Axis Bank is the frontrunner to acquire Snapdeal's digital payments unit FreeCharge for $60 million (roughly Rs. [Full Article...]

Trump on Twitter (July 25) - Jeff Sessions, Andrew McCabe, Hillary Clinton

Trump on Twitter (July 25) - Jeff Sessions, Andrew McCabe, Hillary Clinton Comey was revealing this to exercise leverage that would increase his own job security, saying, "In my opinion, he shared it so that I would think he had it out there". McCabe has rejected the allegations. Past year some U.S. media outlets, in particular the Wall Street Journal , reported that the wife of current Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe had received financial donations for her campa... [Full Article...]

Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader

Rick Perry duped by Russian duo impersonating Ukraine leader The rumour debunking website Snopes has said some of those claims are unproven, and points out that if the pranksters can impersonate one person on the phone, they can easily impersonate two. The pranksters say they have a victims' list that includes several high-profile names: Elton John , Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the Croatian prime minister, Nato Secretary-General Jens Stoltenber... [Full Article...]

Amazon plans to create 450 jobs at London HQ

Amazon plans to create 450 jobs at London HQ The roles will help fill the 15 stories and 600,000 sq ft of office space Amazon has with its headquarters in the Principle Place building in London's trendy Shoreditch, an area were much of the UK's tech startup scene takes place in. Amazon, like Google and Microsoft, has been recruiting in London. Doug Gurr, UK country manager for Amazon, said that Amazon had continued to see "plenty of applic... [Full Article...]

Gujarat floods: PM Narendra Modi announces Rs 500 crore interim relief

Gujarat floods: PM Narendra Modi announces Rs 500 crore interim relief At least 60 people have died in northeastern Assam state due to flooding since the start of the monsoon season in June. Rescue work in flood affected areas of Banaskantha continues to be on via both air and ground routes and local administrative officials admit that timely alert and evacuation have enabled them to avert a major disaster. [Full Article...]


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