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Forbes Values Bears At $2.85 Billion

Forbes Values Bears At $2.85 Billion Per Forbes' annual NFL valuation rankings , the Jaguars are the 25th-most valuable franchise in the league at $2.075 billion, up six percent from a year ago. Values increase with inflation, postseason revenue, rights fees and stadium renovations. This year's gain boosted the average team's worth to $2.5 billion. [Full Article...]

Japan deploys missile defence to northern island

Japan deploys missile defence to northern island The Marine Corps' F-35Bs based in Japan and the Air Force's B-1Bs stationed in Guam are among high-profile US defense assets deployed to Korea relatively often in response to the North's provocations. President Donald Trump has hinted that any use of lethal force against North Korea would be overwhelming, using phrases like "fire and fury" that evoke images of nuclear war. [Full Article...]

Terror on London Tube: One of two suspects identified

Terror on London Tube: One of two suspects identified He was charged under section 41 of the UK's Terrorism Act. British police are still holding two suspects in custody over the London subway blast as commuters head to work Monday in the first morning rush hour since the attack. Critics said Trump seized upon an attempt by Khan to calm the public about a stepped-up police deployment, using an out-of-context quote to imply that the mayor had said... [Full Article...]

Suu Kyi Willing to Review Rohingya Refugee Status 'At Any Time'

Suu Kyi Willing to Review Rohingya Refugee Status 'At Any Time' The speech marked Suu Kyi's first public address since violence broke out in western Myanmar last month, sending hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing into neighboring Bangladesh. "There has been a call for the repatriation of refugees who have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh". "We are prepared to start the verification process at any time", Suu Kyi told diplomats gathered in... [Full Article...]

Chelsea held by Arsenal in Premier League in rare 0-0 draw

Chelsea held by Arsenal in Premier League in rare 0-0 draw Following today's result, the reigning Champions now have 10 points after five games, the same total we had at this stage previous year. Cahill was frustrated to only take a point against the Gunners but believes the visitors defended well at Stamford Bridge. [Full Article...]

MI teacher suspended for allegedly assaulting a student

MI teacher suspended for allegedly assaulting a student Stone says he hasn't stood for the Pledge of Allegiance since second grade, inspired by his father's similar protest. "I didn't know what was going on". His father addressed the district directly during their last board meeting. "We want people to know people have rights". "If they're fighting for freedom, they're fighting for us to have choices", Brian Chaney said. [Full Article...]

Pradyuman murder case: Haryana govt orders CBI probe

Pradyuman murder case: Haryana govt orders CBI probe Speaking to the media after visiting Pradyuman's distraught family, Khattar said, "Investigation into the murder, being done by the Haryana Police, will now be carried out by the CBI ". According to the police, Kumar has confessed to the crime during interrogation. Three trustees of Ryan International School group filed an anticipatory bail plea in the Bombay High Court, which the court has d... [Full Article...]

Eagles place K Caleb Sturgis on IR, sign Jake Elliott

Eagles place K Caleb Sturgis on IR, sign Jake Elliott He was expected to be their kicker this season, but struggled during the preseason and lost out to veteran Randy Bullock. So the Eagles will be auditioning kickers to replace Sturgis this week. Head coach Doug Pederson confirmed the team will bring in kickers to work out, and Mike Garafolo of NFL.com notes Mike Nugent - recently released by the New York Giants - will be expected to receive a loo... [Full Article...]

SC chides Delhi government for 'lethargic' drive against fireworks

SC chides Delhi government for 'lethargic' drive against fireworks The top court has halved the number of licenses to be issued across Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) and said: "more than 50 lakh crackers should be enough". "The graded and balanced approach is not meant to dilute our primary concern which is and remains the health of everybody and the human right to breathe good quality air or at least not be compelled to breathe poor quality air", th... [Full Article...]

Vatican Priest Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, abducted from Yemen, released after 18 months

Vatican Priest Fr. Tom Uzhunnalil, abducted from Yemen, released after 18 months Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday has expressed happiness over the release of Father Tom Uzhunnalil , a Vatican priest hailing from India , who was abducted a year ago in Yemen. Four nuns and 12 others were killed in the terrorist attack. After sustained diplomatic efforts by India, Father Tom was finally rescued with the help of Oman. [Full Article...]

Humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh as 313000 Rohingyas flee Myanmar

Humanitarian crisis in Bangladesh as 313000 Rohingyas flee Myanmar On Monday the United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein accused Myanmar of waging a "systematic attack" on the Rohingya and warned that "ethnic cleansing" seemed to be under way. "Many new arrivals are still on the move and residing on the roadsides, and are left out of the calculations due to the lack of comprehensive tracking mechanism", said a United Nations coordination repor... [Full Article...]

9-11 remembered 16 years later

9-11 remembered 16 years later Donald Trump has led tributes to the 9/11 victims on the 16th anniversary of the terror attacks, saying the United States grieves for the people "murdered by terrorists" in 2001. Meanwhile, at Ground Zero in NY, victims' relatives marked the anniversary by reading out the names of those who died. On Sept. 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked four passenger planes. [Full Article...]

What Hurricane Irma left behind in the Caribbean

What Hurricane Irma left behind in the Caribbean Then the storm is expected to take aim at Florida , where hurricane watches and storm surge watches were issued Thursday morning, and officials imposed mandatory evacuation orders for parts of the Miami metro area and the Florida Keys. [Full Article...]

Huawei is Now the Second Largest Smartphone Brand in the World

Huawei is Now the Second Largest Smartphone Brand in the World Further, Counterpoint suggests preliminary numbers point to Huawei holding onto second spot in August as well. On Google Trends today is the news that Chinese smartphone maker Huawei hasovertaken Apple in global phone sales for the first time ever, making it the second largest smartphone maker in the world behind Samsung. [Full Article...]

Goods train derails, hits Central Railway services

Goods train derails, hits Central Railway services The Ranchi Rajdhani derailment takes the number of such incidents to four within the past 30 days - and the second since Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose to appoint Piyush Goyal as the new Union railway minister. All the passengers were reported to be safe and no one was injured in the incident. Platform number 15 at the Delhi station was closed for restoration work, a railway official said. [Full Article...]

Korea plans 'Frankenmissile' to destroy North's underground military bases

Korea plans 'Frankenmissile' to destroy North's underground military bases Members of Congress from both parties have called on US President Donald Trump not to withdraw from a free trade deal with South Korea in light of the missile threat from Pyongyang. Plans for the Gothic-horror-sounding weapon emerged the day after President Trump agreed "in principle" to scrap a 1,100-pound warhead weight limit on the South's missiles. [Full Article...]

Nigeria's economy on a U-Shaped Recovery

Nigeria's economy on a U-Shaped Recovery The bureau, however, stated that the growth recorded in quarter was 2.04 per cent higher than the rate recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2016 (-1.49 per cent). Damilola Ehinmitan, a banker, said that the naira to dollar exchange remained high at 305 in the interbank market and between 360 and 365 at the parallel market saying that did not reflect economic growth. [Full Article...]

No room for error: We can't afford defeat in Yaounde - Rohr

No room for error: We can't afford defeat in Yaounde - Rohr Nigeria are now one step closer to reaching the finals, with only the winning teams in the five qualifying groups going to Russian Federation next year. Eleven minutes into the second half, Victor Moses combined with gangling winger Moses Simon before slotting home from inside the box. Moses laid off for overlapping Ogenyi Onazi whose precise cross from the right was guided into the net by ... [Full Article...]

Modi cabinet set for Sunday shuffle

Modi cabinet set for Sunday shuffle Speculations on who all would be part of PM Modi's team are on but going by the previous record, the prime minister may again surprise everyone with his decision. In the first meeting, also attended by another top BJP leader, a detailed presentation on outreach plans for the states headed for elections in the coming years was delivered. [Full Article...]

Caixin China manufacturing PMI for August is 51.6, topping expectations

Caixin China manufacturing PMI for August is 51.6, topping expectations The PMI report said activity rose to its second-highest level in more than three years, as production picked up pace despite overseas demand for British goods easing from a near-record high in July. However, nearly 31% of companies said they experienced an increase in the price of materials required for their operations, generally linked to the rising cost of commodities. [Full Article...]


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