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New Zealand Open badminton: Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy progress to Round 3

New Zealand Open badminton: Parupalli Kashyap, HS Prannoy progress to Round 3 Other Indian shuttlers Siril Verma and Sourabh Verma also progressed to the next round, while Sahil Sipani and Neeraj Vashist made exit from the Dollars 120,000 event. Siril will now face Chia Hung Lu of Chinese Taipei. In mixed doubles, Chinese pair of Fan Qiuyue and Xuanxuan Liu ended the journey of Prajakta Sawant and Malaysia's Yogendran Khrishnan 21-13 21-13. [Full Article...]

Rick Perry considered as replacement for Kelly at Homeland Security

Kelly is the White House chief of staff since Monday. "Orders rapidly emerging from the White House" is a delightful euphemism for the president's tendency to rule by decree tweet, a habit that has roiled a Department of Defense scrambling to interpret whether Trump's unpredictable digital broadsides are, say, a signal of imminent attack on North Korea or something slightly more innocuous. [Full Article...]

Residents evacuated after freight train derailment, fire

Residents evacuated after freight train derailment, fire Updated: 8:17a - WCBC News has learned that one of the six train cars in the derailment was an LPG auto and is venting flammable gas creating the risk of an explosion which is why residents within a 1/2 mile radius of the incident have been evaculated to Hope for Hyndman Charter School. [Full Article...]

Sunbathers killed after plane makes emergency landing on beach in Lisbon

Sunbathers killed after plane makes emergency landing on beach in Lisbon Officials are not aware of any other injured people. Police said two people who were inside the aircraft survived the landing and are being questioned by authorities. Images posted on social media suggested the plane had remained in one piece. . The small aircraft carrying two people appeared to be in difficulty and wobbled as it skimmed low over the sunbathers, scattering them and spreading p... [Full Article...]

Police arrest elderly man suspected in murder of drugstore manager

Police arrest elderly man suspected in murder of drugstore manager Officers say Bernard Clark Duse, of Fairfax County, was arrested early Wednesday morning and faces charges connected to the murder of CVS Pharmacy manager Rex Mack Olsen. Olsen was his supervisor, according to the release from the office of James Fisher, Fauquier County's Commonwealth's Attorney. Mr. Fisher called the investigation "intense and fast moving". [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Almost Played the President in 'Sharknado 3' Because Of Course

Donald Trump Almost Played the President in 'Sharknado 3' Because Of Course David Latt - the co-founder of Asylum (the film company behind Sharknado ) - would soon discover that the reason for the hesitancy was that Trump was mulling over a potential opportunity to oversee a world free of tornado sharks. "It was serious talks". A contract was drawn up and sent to Cohen, who was a surrogate for Trump during the campaign and has had his name in the news because of all... [Full Article...]

Shraddha Kapoor to play lead in Saaho opposite Prabhas?

Shraddha Kapoor to play lead in Saaho opposite Prabhas? Now, according to BollywoodLife.com, Anushka has been replaced in " Saaho " already. Yes! But how all these happened, the makers are mum about this matter. But, will Shraddha be able to spell the magic opposite Prabhas . While Kapoor was asked initially but she had quoted a huge price which didn't go too well with the makers. [Full Article...]

Turkey's top military board convenes for key meeting in Ankara

Turkey's top military board convenes for key meeting in Ankara Adnan Ozbal has been named the navy chief, said Ibrahim Kalin. Prime Minister Binali Yildirim chaired the meeting, which included top ministers and current military commanders. Previously, meetings were held at military headquarters, but they are now hosted by the prime minister. Under Erdogan, the political influence of the once-all powerful military responsible for overthrowing governments f... [Full Article...]

Convicted killer identified as Holiday homicide suspect

Convicted killer identified as Holiday homicide suspect Deputies, responding to an aggravated battery call around 3:15 a.m.at 3536 Trask Drive in Holiday, found the unidentified victim with injuries. He then told his other roommate, an 85-year-old woman, that he had stabbed Cook. He was convicted in 1963 for manslaughter in MA and convicted in 1999 for second degree murder in New Hampshire. Birkbeck was released from prison in 2015 and is on probatio... [Full Article...]

Motorcyclist dead after crash in Fort Washington

The motorcyclist was traveling on northbound MD-210 when he struck the back of a auto, Prince George's County police say. According to police, the motorcyclist was traveling northbound when he hit the back of the auto. One man was pronounced dead on the scene. Several lanes of southbound Indian Head Highway near Kirby Road were also closed during the accident cleanup. [Full Article...]

Queen Elizabeth knocks back four drinks a day

Queen Elizabeth knocks back four drinks a day It was a particular favorite of her mother , but it's not the only drink Elizabeth enjoys. She and Prince Philip are served a breakfast spread including cereal, yoghurts and maple syrup, but usually opts for toast with marmalade and a cup of Earl Grey tea. [Full Article...]

NYPD seeks hit-and-run driver on Staten Island

Police say an unidentified driver struck a 62-year-old woman as she crossed Clove Road near its intersection with Hylan Boulevard at approximately 8:05 a.m. Police are still on the hunt for the driver and are asking anyone with information on the crash to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). [Full Article...]

Wife shoots, kills husband after finding him with woman, police say

Wife shoots, kills husband after finding him with woman, police say Police say the woman, 58-year-old Debra Davis, found out her husband was at the southeast Houston home with the woman and confronted him there. The station reports the victim, 49-year-old Rodney Johnson, was shot on the street and later died at a hospital. [Full Article...]

John Reaves, former Gators and Bucs quarterback, found dead

John Reaves, former Gators and Bucs quarterback, found dead That TD gave Florida the ball back and Reaves had enough time to set the record. Reaves also holds a dubious and unlikely record - as a sophomore in 1969, he threw a NCAA single-game-record nine interceptions in a loss to Auburn, the Gators' only defeat in a 9-1-1 season. [Full Article...]

Kremlin denies Reuters report estimating rise in casualties in Syria

Kremlin denies Reuters report estimating rise in casualties in Syria Also on Wednesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the Russian Defense Ministry, instead of media outlets, is the only source of official information about the deaths of the Russians in Syria. The ministry has so far revealed several deadly attacks against its troops in Syria, and acknowledged just 10 casualties in Syrian battles this year. [Full Article...]

College GameDay heading to Atlanta for Week 1 of 2017 season

College GameDay heading to Atlanta for Week 1 of 2017 season ET on ABC. This will mark the fourth time College GameDay has opened the season from Atlanta for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game, with previous appearances in 2008, 2009 and 2010. The month of August is here, which means it's time to focus on one of the most wonderful times of the year, the beginning of the college football season. [Full Article...]

3.5 magnitude quake recorded near Edmond

3.5 magnitude quake recorded near Edmond Shortly before 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, a 3.0 quake rattled four miles west of Arcadia and a little less than five miles from Edmond. According to the United States Geological Survey ( USGS ), earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest ones felt by humans. [Full Article...]

Palestinian man confesses to killing his pregnant Israeli girlfriend

Palestinian man confesses to killing his pregnant Israeli girlfriend A gag order, lifted Wednesday, was implemented for the duration of the search. A Palestinian man confessed to killing his pregnant Israeli girlfriend, Israel Police said . However relatives told Ynet that at some point Halimi indicated she wanted to separate from Harouf and return to her husband, a decision they believe provoked the murder. [Full Article...]

Man accused of seducing donkey with carrots before having sex arrested

Man accused of seducing donkey with carrots before having sex arrested He was being held Wednesday in the Benton County Jail with a $5,000 bond set. The couple also put up a game camera, which recorded a person at 1:30 a.m. At first, Compton claimed he had only gone there to feed the donkey. But he later admitted "sexual contact" according to a police report . Compton was caught on a game camera having sex with a donkey. [Full Article...]

Busch ends winless season with Cup victory at Pocono

Busch ends winless season with Cup victory at Pocono If there are not 16 winners in the regular season, the highest finishers in points round out the playoff field. His starting average is 15.9 and finishing average is 13.1. · Six different manufacturers have won in the MENCS at Watkins Glen; led by Chevrolet with 17 victories; followed by Ford with eight, Pontiac with four, Toyota with three and Buick and Mercury each have one. [Full Article...]


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