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Third Boy Scout dies after sailboat hits power line in Texas

Third Boy Scout dies after sailboat hits power line in Texas Two boys were found dead on the scene with severe injuries, the statement said . Game wardens are now investigating. The 11-year-old was found in a nearby vessel, where good Samaritans were performing CPR. "This is an extremely hard time for our scouting family", Dewayne Stephens , East Texas Area Council, Boy Scouts of America executive, said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Chinese tourists detained in Berlin for Adolf Hitler salute

Chinese tourists detained in Berlin for Adolf Hitler salute The two Chinese tourists were released later on Saturday after posting bail of $593 (500 euro) each according to police. The salute is also banned in several other European countries, The Washington Post reported . A criminal investigation will continue, though the tourists are being permitted to leave the country with their tour group, a police spokeswoman said Sunday. [Full Article...]

Ride Manufacturer Reveals The Cause Of Deadly Ohio State Fair Accident

Ride Manufacturer Reveals The Cause Of Deadly Ohio State Fair Accident Dorney Park and Hersheypark have a similar type of ride, which they reopened after conducting inspections , according to pennlive.com. Hopefully, this update gives the victims and their loved ones some form of closure . Jarrell's family has hired an attorney to possibly pursue a wrongful death lawsuit . The fair's last day was Sunday. Video footage captured by a bystander showed the ride sw... [Full Article...]

Mbete to reveal secret ballot decision

A group of ANC veterans from the anti-apartheid struggle also called for lawmakers to vote against Zuma, who was himself imprisoned with Nelson Mandela on Robben Island under white-minority rule. "We therefore have to use this opportunity to show responsiveness to our people". "Voting in favor of this motion will be tantamount to throwing a nuclear bomb at our country", an August 4 statement f... [Full Article...]

Powerball Jackpot Hits $286 Million for August 5 Drawing

Powerball Jackpot Hits $286 Million for August 5 Drawing That would be by another $23 million bringing the current total to $346 million. Those tickets were sold in Holbrook, Hicksville and Manhattan. Players won two other jackpots in 2017. on New York Lottery draw stations . The store that sold the winning ticket received a $10,000 bonus from the Virginia Lottery. The most recent big Mega Millions win - $536 million in July 2016 - was the third-... [Full Article...]

Posturing of inclusion: Pakistan cabinet gets first Hindu minister in 20 years

Many Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders believe the Chief Minister of Punjab has missed or made to miss a "golden opportunity" to succeed his elder brother, and that Nawaz Sharif has shattered the dreams of his nephew Hamza Sharif to take up the reins in the province, Dawn online reported. [Full Article...]

UN Security Council imposes new N.Korea sanctions over missile tests

UN Security Council imposes new N.Korea sanctions over missile tests The sanctions were a triumph for the U.S. that came after Haley worked strenuously to get a reluctant Beijing to agree to further tightening the restrictions on Pyongyang. "We had tough negotiations this week", Haley told reporters. Susan Thornton, the top US diplomat for Asia, said Beijing had historically cooperated with sanctions after flagrant North Korean violations but then slipped back over... [Full Article...]

12 killed in Nigeria church attack

12 killed in Nigeria church attack The Ozubulu community in Ekwusigo local government area of Anambra State were Sunday morning thrown into mourning as a gunman walked into St Philip's Catholic Church and started shooting sporadically, killing several people. She said that the generating set suddenly developed fault; so, the mass proceeded with the congregation using candles. "My heart goes to the bereaved at this moment of pain"... [Full Article...]

Chinese Americans divided on Trump's new immigration bill

Chinese Americans divided on Trump's new immigration bill President Trump is backing what many call a sensible immigration policy based on visas with a point system. However the bill would cut family-based immigrant visas to 88,000 each year - compare that to the 673,000 people who received green cards through the family based system during the 2015 fiscal year alone. [Full Article...]

Amarnath pilgrims attack: Mastermind identified, confirms police chief

Amarnath pilgrims attack: Mastermind identified, confirms police chief Two of the martyred have been identified as Javaid Ahmad Dar and Abdul Hameed Mir. "So, today after the investigation has been nearly completed we stick to that stand. Addressing the press, IGP Kashmir Munir Khan said, "Lashkar was involved and accused were identified". "The code for CRPF vehicle was Bilal and for yatra vehicle was Showkat", he said. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu Praises Communications Minister's Decision to Close Al Jazeera's Israel Office

Netanyahu Praises Communications Minister's Decision to Close Al Jazeera's Israel Office An Al Jazeera official in the Qatari capital Doha told AFP that the channel "deplores this action from a state that is called the only democratic state in the Middle East, and considers what it has done is dangerous". "I congratulate the Minister of communications, Ayoob for my guidance took today in line with practical steps to stop the activity of incitement in Israel ", Israel's Prime Minist... [Full Article...]

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea

ASEAN Foreign Ministers Express 'Grave Concern' over N. Korea Foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Saturday formally endorsed the framework of the code of conduct (COC) to address disputes in the South China Sea/West Philippine Sea for eventual adoption by the regional grouping and China. [Full Article...]

Tensions between India-China could cast a shadow over upcoming BRICS summit

Tensions between India-China could cast a shadow over upcoming BRICS summit Beijing has responded belligerently to the issue, accusing India of entering Chinese territory (the area where the standoff is taking place is in fact disputed between China and Bhutan) and demanding a non-conditional withdrawal of Indian troops. [Full Article...]

Mike Pence Denies 'Laughable and Absurd' Allegation of 2020 Run for President

Mike Pence Denies 'Laughable and Absurd' Allegation of 2020 Run for President The White House moved quickly to shut down these reports. But Pence called the article "fake news" and said his entire team was focused on advancing Trump's agenda and seeing him re-elected in 2020. "It is absolutely true the vice president is getting ready for 2020 - for re-election as vice president", Conway told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in an interview on This Week Sunday... [Full Article...]

Man tries to enter Eiffel Tower with knife

Man tries to enter Eiffel Tower with knife He is said to be a Frenchman born in the West African state of Mauritania. On Sunday morning, the Eiffel Tower opened on its usual schedule. After pushing his way past a security guard at the entrance to the Eiffel Tower , the man approached soldiers patrolling at the site and, holding a blade, the source said. [Full Article...]

Fox News suspends host Eric Bolling after report of lewd text messages

Fox News suspends host Eric Bolling after report of lewd text messages The claims were first reported by HuffPost , which cited a dozen sources. Bolling , through his lawyer Michael Bowe , has denied any wrongdoing. "We intend to fully cooperate with the investigation so that it can be concluded and Eric can return to work as quickly as possible", he said Saturday. [Full Article...]

Ashwin's fi-fer helps India bundle out Lanka for 183 : Colombo Test

Ashwin's fi-fer helps India bundle out Lanka for 183 : Colombo Test With opener, Upul Tharanga once again failing to be a mainstay presence on the pitch, Kusal Mendis and Dimuth Karunaratne steered the hosts from what initially seemed like a one-sided contest following R Ashwin five-wicket helped Virat Kohli's side secure a mammoth 439-run lead. [Full Article...]

Imran Khan still has time to apologize: Ayesha Gulalai

Imran Khan still has time to apologize: Ayesha Gulalai He also ordered security for Gulalai after she claimed that there was threat to her life. Khan claimed that Gulalai made allegations against Imran at Muqam and Reham's behest. Following this, the PTI served a legal notice to Gulalai demanding that she replies to the letter within 10 days or pay compensation to the tune of Rs. [Full Article...]

Southeast Asian nations body repeats North Korea stance

Southeast Asian nations body repeats North Korea stance North Korea pulled out of the talks in 2009 to protest against worldwide condemnation of a long-range rocket launch. South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha will meet her US and Japanese counterparts - Rex Tillerson and Taro Kono - on Monday on the sidelines of meetings hosted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, according to the ministry. [Full Article...]

Venezuela official: Military quashes attack at base

Venezuela official: Military quashes attack at base U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert called the removal of Ortega an attempt to tighten the "authoritarian dictatorship" of Maduro and said her government applauded the action by Mercosur. Officials said the rebels, whom they described as "terrorists", were trying to steal weapons and that seven people were detained after the attack on the base. [Full Article...]


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