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Republicans launch pro-Trump campaign in Israel

Bush writing a letter to say that Trump wasn't fit to be commander-in-chief. Although Trump started last week with an apparent attempt to restyle his campaign, offering a rather moderate speech on the economy, as the week wore on he returned to making controversial statements that alienated many around the country. [Full Article...]

Perseid meteors streak above Pakistan in new video from the Space Station

Perseid meteors streak above Pakistan in new video from the Space Station The meteors occur when the earth passes the path of the Comet Swift-Tuttle. Scientists called the meteor shower an outburst, and they said it could reach up to 200 meteors per hour, according to the Associated Press. The trail of particles forms meteors, or shooting stars as they are also known, which heat up as they enter the Earth's atmosphere creating tails of light across the sky. [Full Article...]

U.S. election: Clinton releases tax return, blasts Trump for not doing so

U.S. election: Clinton releases tax return, blasts Trump for not doing so But Clinton's gesture was not without risk. Bill Clinton also earned $1.7 million from his consulting business, WJC LLC, after it brought in more than $6 million the year before, according to the tax returns . Mr. Miller has alleged that Ms. Clinton is at the centre of an worldwide corruption scandal that reveals her use of government authority and influence for personal gain. [Full Article...]

Trump says repeated assertions Obama founded ISIS were sarcasm

After a week of surprise appearances from pro-Trump surrogates, like Gov. Mike Huckabee and former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus warmed up the Pennsylvania crowd telling them that 2016 was a "battle for freedom". Trump later attacked the media, and then said that IS gained in strength while Clinton was secretary of state. "He was the most valuable player". He added, in all c... [Full Article...]

Woman Almost Loses Hand After Alligator Attack in Florida

Woman Almost Loses Hand After Alligator Attack in Florida She was sitting on a bench at Willard's Fish Camp just after 6 p.m. when she dropped a can in the water. In the wild, alligators hear a splash and move fast to chomp their dinner. Officials say she suffered a severe hand injury. She experienced significant blood loss and went into shock, reports CBS Miami . Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission was investigating. [Full Article...]

Playing a Test after so long made me nervous: Bhuvneshwar

Playing a Test after so long made me nervous: Bhuvneshwar Samuels, hanging back as he always does, attempted to defend it off the back foot and only succeeded in chopping the ball onto his stumps. The magical bowling spell of Kumar and Ashwin also troubled Test debutant Alzarri Jospeh, and Miguelo Cummins who were out for ducks, while Shannon Gabriel remained not out zero after Kumar made Dowrich snick the ball to Dhawan in the slip for 18 in 38 ball... [Full Article...]

SC lifts ban on registering diesel vehicles in Delhi NCR

SC lifts ban on registering diesel vehicles in Delhi NCR The quantum of cess may be increased later, the court said. Back in December 2015, Supreme Court had banned registration of new vehicles in the Delhi-NCR region. Dr. Pawan Goenka, President of Mahindra's Automotive Business said, "We are very relieved with the decision of the Supreme Court today". The eight month-old Delhi diesel ban, which has created a lot of unrest among several vehicle man... [Full Article...]

Chelsea boss favourite in Premier League elite sack race

Chelsea boss favourite in Premier League elite sack race They prefer to say or to hide or to play defensively with the words, that's not our way. I don't believe I'm arrogant in the way that people think. Jose Mourinho is preparing for the Red Devils' opening weekend fixture against Bournemouth and will not be able to select Pogba. [Full Article...]

SC lifts ban on large diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR

SC lifts ban on large diesel vehicles in Delhi-NCR As court signalled that it was going to lift the registration ban, Salve told the court that one per cent ECC should be applicable to all the vehicles, petrol or diesel. As noted by the apex court, a 1% of cess on ex-showroom price will be charged as green cess on all those vehicles. Mercedes had moved SC earlier this week saying it is ready to pay one percent environment cess on sale of diesel ca... [Full Article...]

No Man's Sky launches on PC in a few hours

While the PC version of No Man's Sky has not been in our dedicated port reviewer's hands long enough to form an opinion, early Steam adopters are already finding problems in procedurally generated paradise. No Man's Sky has been the center of much discussion this week, finally launching on PlayStation 4 after a handful of disappointing delays. Have you downloaded and played No Man's Sky y... [Full Article...]

Millions of Volkswagens can be broken into with a wireless hack

Millions of Volkswagens can be broken into with a wireless hack The researchers purposely omitted some technical details, but said keyless entry systems can be hacked using affordable technical devices. Naturally, without going into too much detail lest any would-be thieves be inspired. All they needed to do next was to crack the cryptography and clone the needed key. "Major manufacturers have used insecure schemes over more than 20 years", the research pape... [Full Article...]

Perseid meteor shower Thursday night: How to watch

Perseid meteor shower Thursday night: How to watch In the past, stargazers may have witnessed up to 60 flashes of light an hour as meteors hit earth's atmosphere, but rates could climb to up to 200 meteors per hour this year, according to NASA . A live broadcast of the Perseid meteor shower will be available over night on August 11 to 12, and August 12 to 13 beginning each night at 10 p.m, EST. [Full Article...]

Snapchat Criticized For "Yellowface" Lens

Snapchat Criticized For Considering the racial tensions in the United States right now, the filter became the equivalent of Snapchat shooting itself in the foot. There should be an embedded item here. "And that affects how a person of color is perceived when they're profiled on the street, apply for a job or try to get a loan". But the issue may have less to do with Snapchat , and more with the Silicon Valley as a... [Full Article...]

No Man's Sky Confirmed To Have No Multiplayer, Other Players Not Visible

He said , "I don't know if this sounds pretentious, but I'm really enamored with the idea of players being able to express themselves in games ". It's lonely out in space. So while it's technically a limited universe, it's a limitation you'll never bump into (unless you're immortal). The title of Hello Games seems to be particularly ambitious in its procedurally generated content, while offerin... [Full Article...]

Green, not gold, color of day at Olympic diving pool

Green, not gold, color of day at Olympic diving pool From a crystal clear blue, to a hazy and ugly green, the colour of the water in the Olympic diving pool has literally changed overnight. British diver Tonia Couch said the pool's water was so green she could not see her partner Lois Toulson underwater, The Times said on Twitter . [Full Article...]

At least 14 killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen

At least 14 killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen He also spoke of other strikes in the rebel strongholds of Saada, Hajja, and Ibb. The increased violence came after UN-brokered peace talks in Kuwait between representatives of the government and Houthis ended without a breakthrough. The decision to recommence air strikes has alarmed the UN. Thirteen civilians were killed when bombs a snack food factory. A Yemeni expatriate killed a policeman ... [Full Article...]

Kentucky arsonist lights himself on fire

Kentucky arsonist lights himself on fire Officers found broken glass at the back door. In the process, he accidently set himself ablaze. The man and woman then fled the scene in the minivan. A second camera shows him running, then falling on the grass losing a shoe. He then gets into the van and drives off. The suspect throws what appears to be a shoe and gets another bottle, pouring more liquid on the fire before driving off. [Full Article...]

Pokémon Go: Players Come Across a Hidden Tracking Feature

Pokémon Go: Players Come Across a Hidden Tracking Feature It has also fixed the frustrating bug that made it hard for trainers to catch Pokemons. Anyone who's updated the app can see the first green shoots of these changes today. You can also change your nickname one time, so choose wisely. If a Pokemon is within that circle, it counts as one of the " Nearby " Pokemon . The craze for the newest gaming phenomenon, Pokemon Go , doesn't seem to fa... [Full Article...]

Perseid meteor shower 'outburst' coming this week

Perseid meteor shower 'outburst' coming this week Those hoping to catch a glimpse of the shower shouldn't be disappointed this year. The meteors will appear all across the sky, but most should originate out of the north. The last Perseid outburst occurred in 2009. Stars and meteor streaks are seen behind a destroyed house, near Tuzla, Bosnia on August 12, 2015. Every morning this week, the Perseids will be a part of our skies and with a lit... [Full Article...]

UC Davis study: Sunflowers move by the clock

UC Davis study: Sunflowers move by the clock Scientists as far back as 1898 had described this behavior of sunflowers, but no one had thought to associate it with circadian rhythms . The handsome yellow flowers turn east in the morning to face the rising sun and then moves across the sky during the day before heading westward by dusk. [Full Article...]


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