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Russian Federation sanctions may hit European interests

Russian Federation sanctions may hit European interests Both lower and upper house of the US Congress have backed new sanctions against Russian Federation which could hit the planned Nord Stream II pipeline that has been vocally opposed by Warsaw. France called the U.S. bill "unlawful" due to its "extraterritorial reach", saying it could impact Europeans if enacted. The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday for the plans and t... [Full Article...]

Jordan repeals 'marry the rapist' law

Jordan repeals 'marry the rapist' law The proposal had been pending ratification by Parliament in a session Tuesday, which one member of the body described to CNN as "chaotic". In recent years archaic legislation contravening women's rights has been the target of campaigners across the region. [Full Article...]

Two arrested after body found in freezer

Two arrested after body found in freezer At this point it's unclear whether the body is at all connected to the missing person case of Shannon Graves, a 28-year-old Youngstown woman who vanished in February of this year. Graves had not been seen for months, according to a missing-person's report filed by her family in June. Police believe that the victim likely died in Youngstown, Ohio, and was transported inside the freezer to the hom... [Full Article...]

Shooting breaks out in Moscow courthouse

Shooting breaks out in Moscow courthouse Russian Federation media dubbed the accused "the Grand Theft Auto gang" after the violent video game. The two other suspects and three security officers were wounded. Two guards were injured. The building was reportedly evacuated. Russia's Investigative Committee has opened a criminal investigation into the shoot-out inside the court building. [Full Article...]

Foxconn deal feared as environmental giveaway

Foxconn deal feared as environmental giveaway The company hasn't selected an exact location but is eyeing sites in Racine and Kenosha counties. Critics of the proposal have questioned the state's commitment to give the Taiwan company $3 billion if it invests $10 billion and hires 13,000 people. [Full Article...]

72-year-old woman kills 11 copperheads with shotgun, shovel

72-year-old woman kills 11 copperheads with shotgun, shovel In another Facebook post this weekend, Thompson said her neighbor had killed almost 20. According to the post she killed the snakes with just a shovel, a shotgun and a rake. "I am scared of snakes and had a copper head in my drive way", the commenter posted. Especially if eleven of them are living under your home, as Mrs. [Full Article...]

Calif. officers shot after suspect grabs one of their guns

Calif. officers shot after suspect grabs one of their guns Two Los Banos police officers were shot this morning during a struggle with a man at an apartment complex, a law enforcement official has confirmed. Both were in stable condition late Monday at Modesto-area hospitals. Helicopters transported them from the small farming community in the San Joaquin Valley to hospitals. He was identified Tuesday as Norberto Reyes, the Merced County Sheriff's Offic... [Full Article...]

No tour to Bangladesh without MOU deal, reiterates Smith

No tour to Bangladesh without MOU deal, reiterates Smith The Australia A team boycotted their South Africa tour in July after a new Memorandum of Understanding could not be agreed and Smith says the senior team will skip the Bangladesh tour, which is scheduled to start on August 27. Australia's top players are effectively "unemployed" after a five-year agreement expired on June 30. That move would allow around 230 men's and women's players now une... [Full Article...]

Mumbai University misses deadline, says results by August 5

Mumbai University misses deadline, says results by August 5 The reason behind the delayed results has been attributed to the hasty implementation of the "onscreen assessment process" for correcting final year answersheets this year. 90 per cent of the assessment has been completed, except for commerce and law. "Education Minister and the VC must answer the students they've harassed", he stated in the tweet. [Full Article...]

Digvijaya Singh relieved from duties as Congress in-charge of Telangana

Digvijaya Singh relieved from duties as Congress in-charge of Telangana Some of the senior leaders who had no choices have been with Congress who really had no options to take critical turns. Congress party has replaced senior Congress leader and AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh with another senior leader RC Khuntia as party in-charge of Telangana affairs on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Central Florida kicker ruled ineligible over YouTube videos

Central Florida kicker ruled ineligible over YouTube videos The waiver also allowed him to keep making videos that referenced his status as a student-athlete, but he'd have to demonetize them. He would have still been permitted to post videos that showed he was an athlete, but those videos would need to be posted to a non-monetized account. [Full Article...]

British American Tobacco investigated for fraud in Africa

British American Tobacco investigated for fraud in Africa United Kingdom tobacco firm British American Tobacco (BAT) says it is under official investigation by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) over allegations it paid bribes in East Africa. BAT said Thursday in its fiscal 2017 half-year report that "the investigation into allegations of misconduct, which is being conducted by external legal advisers, is continuing". [Full Article...]

New video shows shark being "tortured"

New video shows shark being Besides the shark video , one of the individuals on the boat has a well documented history of posting disturbing photos to his social media accounts , including a post where he is posing with a protected spotted eagle ray, and another where he allegedly uses a dead dog for shark bait. [Full Article...]

When Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon gate crashed an engagement party

When Ayushmann Khurrana, Kriti Sanon gate crashed an engagement party One can nearly perceive the song being dedicated as a "nazm" by Ayushmann's onscreen character to Kriti's onscreen character. "And the expression on the new couple's faces was priceless!" Infused with peppy numbers and dialogues you can relate to, Bareilly Ki Barfi seems to be at par with Bollywood's love for small town stories, which has developed off late with films like Masaan and Shuddh D... [Full Article...]

Smugglers Abandon 147 Migrants In Trailer In East Mexico

Smugglers Abandon 147 Migrants In Trailer In East Mexico The incident comes less than a week after 10 migrants died of heat and dehydration in a similar incident in the US state of Texas, and occurred on UN-designated World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. Mexican officials on Sunday were attempting to return nearly 200 Central American migrants to their home countries after they escaped an abandoned trailer. [Full Article...]

Richarlison to join Watford, Fluminense confirm

Richarlison to join Watford, Fluminense confirm The current season, though, has seen the 20-year-old produce great numbers thus far. Former Real Noroeste prospect Richarlison made a total of 40 senior appearances for Fluminense after moving to the world-famous Maracana Stadium from America Mineiro previous year, scoring 10 goals and registering five assists. [Full Article...]

Almost 500 Suspects On Trial Over Turkey's Failed Coup

Almost 500 Suspects On Trial Over Turkey's Failed Coup On July 15, 2016, Turkish military units took to the streets and controlled strategic points of the country, leaving a total of 248 people killed in clashes. Since then, tens of thousands of people with suspected links to Gulen have been either detained or dismissed from their jobs, including members from the armed forces, police and judiciary, media and professors. [Full Article...]

Former Gujarat cop Vanzara discharged in Sohrabuddin case

Former Gujarat cop Vanzara discharged in Sohrabuddin case Vanzara, now retired, was the then Gujarat ATS chief. The Sohrabuddin killing case was transferred to Mumbai in September 2012 on the request of CBI for a fair trial. The police, however, had alleged that Sheikh had links with militant organisations. The two police sub-inspectors, Himanshu Singh and Shyam Singh Charan, were then part of the Rajasthan police. [Full Article...]

MTV's "Siesta Key" Premiere Party Canceled Due to Death Threats

MTV's The page urges the show boycott because of the alleged connection between Alex Kompothecras and the man in the video . According to Rolling Stone , the backlash toward Alex started after a video surfaced that showed one of the reality star's friends dragging a shark behind a boat. [Full Article...]

Amber Alert issued for Detroit 2-year-old

Amber Alert issued for Detroit 2-year-old NBC affiliate WDIV reports Sondra Renee was taken around 2:30 a.m. from a house on the city's west side. The Michigan license plate on the trailer is D47 6667. Barrett is a black male, bald, about 6 foot and weighs around 278 lbs. Police didn't specify which weapon he was armed with. Sondra is 2 feet 5 inches tall and has brown eyes and braids in her hair. [Full Article...]


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