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4 cleared of using police helicopter to film nude sunbathers

4 cleared of using police helicopter to film nude sunbathers The trial of four men on charges of misconduct in public office has concluded today (Friday 4 August 2017) at Sheffield Crown Court. In one case, a couple was filmed having sex on their patio, with their knowledge. Four inappropriate videos were shot using a high-powered camera from a South Yorkshire Police helicopter - including an 11-minute clip of a man and woman having intercourse in a gar... [Full Article...]

Heat wave gripping parts of Europe named "Lucifer"

Heat wave gripping parts of Europe named Travellers in Granada and Seville could face highs of 42C while temperatures soar to 39C in parts of Italy. Italian authorities told people in affected regions to "only travel if your journey is essential", while Polish officials said: "Protect yourself and support vulnerable people". [Full Article...]

Karnataka fumes at use of CRPF in IT raids

Karnataka fumes at use of CRPF in IT raids On asking whether Siddaramaiah has a role in the I-T raids, she said, "The chief minister may be behind this". Later, she said the raids were political vengeance by PM Modi. Gowramma continued, "My sons (Shivakumar and D.K. Suresh) have been toiling to build the party". We have received messages from Congress president and vice-president lending support and promising they will stand by our side ... [Full Article...]

TSTET results 2017 declared

TSTET results 2017 declared The candidates who qualify the First Paper are eligible to teach from Classes 1 to 5 in government schools, while those who clear the Second Paper also can teach till class 8. Those who belong to the general category will have to score 60 percent or above in order to pass the exam, while the cut-off for those from backward classes is 50 percent and above. [Full Article...]

Trump can't make recess appointments thanks to Alaska Republican he attacked

Trump can't make recess appointments thanks to Alaska Republican he attacked But holding them every three days technically keeps the Senate in session throughout August. Democrats had suggested they would use the procedure to block the US President after it was suggested Mr Trump would try to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions during recess, The Hill reported. [Full Article...]

Australian police explain foiled plot to bomb Sydney flight

Australian police explain foiled plot to bomb Sydney flight The men are being held without charge under special terror-related powers. A senior Islamic State commander organised the plan and organised parts for the makeshift bomb to be sent from Turkey. In a statement, the Gold Coast Airport confirmed the security measures for both its global and domestic terminals had been adjusted. He further added that, "It may be that we need to look at the secur... [Full Article...]

Insurance companies anxious over Trump decision on federal subsidies

Insurance companies anxious over Trump decision on federal subsidies Led by NY and California, the states will push for a reversal of a lower-court decision that the payments, projected to be $175 billion over 10 years, were never properly appropriated by Congress. The four insurance companies that sell policies on the healthcare.gov platform in New Mexico already have proposed fee increases of 21 percent to 49 percent. [Full Article...]

Stockton says it won't change immigration enforcement policy, even under Trump scrutiny

Stockton says it won't change immigration enforcement policy, even under Trump scrutiny On Thursday , the DOJ sent a letter to four jurisdictions that have expressed an interest in the department's Public Safety Partnership (PSP) program - San Bernardino and Stockton in California; Albuquerque, New Mexico and Baltimore, Maryland - asking the quartet to demonstrate how it intends providing the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and immigration authorities access to immigrants in t... [Full Article...]

Travel chaos warning at Waterloo station as 10 platforms closed

Travel chaos warning at Waterloo station as 10 platforms closed South West Train services across the network will be severely reduced. More than 99 million passenger journeys were made from Waterloo previous year. Also commuters using the Northern line service (Charing Cross Branch) of the London Underground can expect some delays, as well as the London Overground services at Clapham Junction. [Full Article...]

Tiny mermaid-painted house 'drifted 200 miles'

Tiny mermaid-painted house 'drifted 200 miles' Petty Officer Travis Magee said several people have reported seeing it in Key West. Coast Guard officials said the last reported coordinates of the small house were taken on Wednesday night when it was near Texas. The side of the shed featured a painting of a mermaid, sea turtle and octopus. The dock appears to be supported by blue 55 gallon drums and features a small shed in the center and a ... [Full Article...]

Rural sanitation has risen to 66 percent in three years: PM Modi

Wednesday was the culmination of a five-day celebration of Vaswani's birthday. "Today, when we are celebrating the 99th birthday of Dada, who himself was a witness to the freedom struggle, we should set a goal for 2022, which should be quantifiable", Modi said. [Full Article...]

Union Oyster House will be closed Friday

Thursday. "The bigger problem was that it generated a lot of smoke", MacDonald said. The fire was quickly extinguished, but firefighters had a hard time getting the smoke out of the building due to the lack of windows. The restaurant remained closed on Friday, and workers are still waiting for word on when they will be able to reopen. There were no injuries, MacDonald said. [Full Article...]

Suspect admits to firing gun in school parking lot, police say

Suspect admits to firing gun in school parking lot, police say Police are investigating to determine what happened. The school was placed on lockdown and all people inside have been accounted for and are safe. Police are working to develop a possible vehicle description. Police recovered the gun which matched the caliber of the shell casings found near the school. Police said after some investigation they believe shots were fired somewhere outside the sch... [Full Article...]

Heavy rain for your weekend

Heavy rain for your weekend Rain chances are down to 20% for tonight . A morning shower or t-storm in spots; not as warm, less humid and breezy with some sunshine (a refreshing afternoon). Turning less humid late in the day or overnight. A second tropical wave, over the southeastern Caribbean is producing a large area of cloudiness and thunderstorms, along with tropical-storm-force wind gusts in squalls. [Full Article...]

Vatican urges Venezuela's Maduro to suspend new legislative superbody

Vatican urges Venezuela's Maduro to suspend new legislative superbody Elections for seats on the assembly were held around the country July 30 amid massive protests and global outcry. Governments from Spain to Canada to Argentina have spoken out against the assembly. The Vatican called for a "negotiated solution" that would provide humanitarian aid, fair elections and the release of political prisoners, and it appealed for an end to the violence that has plagued t... [Full Article...]

Japan Backs Trump's Pressure on China Over North Korea

Japan Backs Trump's Pressure on China Over North Korea The missile, which South Korea assessed to be of the same variety North Korea fired July 4, reached an altitude of about 2,310 miles and traveled about 620 miles, according to KCNA. Two Air Force supersonic bombers flew low over the Korean Peninsula Sunday in a show of force after North Korea test-fired its second intercontinental ballistic missile. [Full Article...]

Woman dies in wrong-way crash on I-495

Woman dies in wrong-way crash on I-495 Police said the wrong-way driver crashed into the other vehicle head-on. The wrong-way driver, a woman, was traveling south in the northbound lane when her auto struck the other vehicle, Procopio said. Police have not identified those involved in the crash. The entire northbound side of the highway was closed for a period, but the state Department of Transportation says two lanes have since re... [Full Article...]

Investigation in India after thief chops women's hair off in their sleep

Investigation in India after thief chops women's hair off in their sleep The women "come to the police station with their braids telling stories about how someone has cut off their hair", he said. They say the rumours should be shut down about ghosts and witches being the reason behind these attacks. Police were treating the assaults as crimes but have no leads thus far, another police official told the AFP news agency. Hair thieves in India: Myth or menace? A case... [Full Article...]

Tillerson to North Korea: US does not seek regime change

Tillerson to North Korea: US does not seek regime change MR TILLERSON, after President Donald Trump said Beijing was not doing enough to rein in North Korea . "It has always been known that North Korea runs its networks of nefarious actors and entities out of its embassies overseas". student imprisoned by Pyongyang during a tourist visit. China accounts for 90 per cent of economic activity with North Korea . As if to make the point, a spokesman ... [Full Article...]

Income Tax offices to remain open till mid-night on August 5

Income Tax offices to remain open till mid-night on August 5 The last date of filing income tax returns earlier was July 31, 2017 which was then revised to August 5, 2017 as income tax website crashed and threw up errors for tax filers on the last day. for having applied for Aadhaar in the e-filing website. Section 139AA of the Income Tax Act, 1961, as introduced by the Finance Act, 2017, provides for the mandatory quoting of Aadhaar/Enrolment ID of Aadha... [Full Article...]


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