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Cruise Ships Stranded by Hurricane Harvey

Cruise Ships Stranded by Hurricane Harvey Hurricane Harvey is causing many to ditch their weekend plans and head for safety. Port authority representative Roger R. Quiroga said passengers or crew members facing medical emergencies while on a ship waiting out the storm will be serviced by a medical helicopter that can reach them if needed. [Full Article...]

Winning Powerball tickets sold in Hampton, Williamsburg

Winning Powerball tickets sold in Hampton, Williamsburg Ms Wanczyk has two children-a son and a daughter. Wanczyk bought a total of five tickets. Wanczyk said she learned of her win when a colleague encouraged her to check her ticket as she left work on Wednesday. Bob Bolduc told reporters outside of the Pride gas station in Chicopee where the winning ticket was sold that the $50,000 given to a store that sells a jackpot victor will go to benefit c... [Full Article...]

Latest Trump Tweet Renders CNN's Chris Cillizza Speechless: 'Argggghhhhh!'

Latest Trump Tweet Renders CNN's Chris Cillizza Speechless: 'Argggghhhhh!' According to Politico, earlier in July, Trump tried to convince Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker that the latest bill imposing sweeping sanctions on Russian Federation was unconstitutional and that it would damage his presidency. [Full Article...]

Cheer and jubilation as SC declares instant triple talaq 'unconstitutional'

Cheer and jubilation as SC declares instant triple talaq 'unconstitutional' Making instant divorce illegal is a shift toward equality for women who previously had no legal recourse or support if their husband chose to do it. The verdict of the apex court placed India into the enviable group of nations that have banned the practice of instant triple talaq . [Full Article...]

Former ethics director: Trump's Arpaio pardon a sign of 'worse to come'

Former ethics director: Trump's Arpaio pardon a sign of 'worse to come' The White House issued a statement praising Arpaio's career and character. Jeff Flake, also of Arizona, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, of Kentucky, have yet to issue public statements on the pardoning. "In his last days, (President) Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning - a treasonous intelligence analyst who shared a trove of intelligence with the infamous Wikilea... [Full Article...]

'US transgender military ban to begin in 6 months'

'US transgender military ban to begin in 6 months' The new White House memo will extend the ban indefinitely until "such time that the defense secretary recommends against the contrary", the official said. The White House have said that in order to determine why transgender people would not be allowed in the army a number of factors were taken into account. [Full Article...]

David Villa back in Spain squad

David Villa back in Spain squad Spain's options up front are now limited, with Costa out of commission and Alvaro Morata still adjusting to life in the Premier League. "We can only think to win the nine games, and hope in the future they don't do well", Villa said. "Of course we need time because it is only 21, 22 years old this league and the leagues in Europe is more than 100". Lopetegui has been paying attention since the... [Full Article...]

Twelve dead after Muslim militants storm police posts

Twelve dead after Muslim militants storm police posts Friday, burned homes and property, and shot dead at least 10 people. In previous statements dating back to May, statements from the ARSA Twitter account maintain that the group was committed to avoiding civilian targets. "In the current security context, the majority, if not all, of these people crossing from Myanmar into Bangladesh are believed to be fleeing insecurity", he said. [Full Article...]

Teen tells judge he bought tiger cub on streets of Mexico

Teen tells judge he bought tiger cub on streets of Mexico Border patrol agents say the 18-year-old, along with a 21-year-old passenger, claimed they had nothing to declare when trying to drive into the U.S. It turns out there was something wrong with the teen's vehicle ID number, so he had to go through another round of inspections. [Full Article...]

French President spends 26000 euros on makeup

French President spends 26000 euros on makeup The fuss comes just over a year after Macron's predecessor, Francois Hollande, was pilloried by his opponents for paying a personal hairdresser 10,000 euros a month. Hollande's hair care costs were high, with his hairdresser getting a salary of almost €10,000 euros a month. After the weekly Le Point reported the story , the palace said Natacha was hired as " a matter of urgency ". [Full Article...]

Kingham Hill School GCSE pupils impress as they break school record

Kingham Hill School GCSE pupils impress as they break school record YEAR 11 pupils headed back into school to pick up their GCSE results last Thursday as headteachers in Farnham praised the hard work of both pupils and staff. Nine boys in particular had reason to celebrate by achieving the top grade nine in Maths. Our teachers, parents/carers and governors are very proud of them and what they have achieved. [Full Article...]

Apple removes Iran-affiliated apps citing USA sanctions

Apple removes Iran-affiliated apps citing USA sanctions Iranian developers have spoken out against the move, starting a campaign on Twitter using the hashtag #StopRemovingIranianApps. "Under the us sanctions regulations, the App Store can not host, distribute or do business with apps or developers connected to certain USA embargoed countries", reads a message Apple sent to app developers. [Full Article...]

National Park Service OKs alt-right rally planned for San Francisco

National Park Service OKs alt-right rally planned for San Francisco Amber Cummings, who is organizing the rally against Marxism, said racists and hate groups are not invited to her Sunday event . Gibson suggested that the San Francisco leaders should instead calm the city down. The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), which tracks hard-right groups, has identified the Patriot Prayer rally as likely to "attract white nationalists and other hate groups". [Full Article...]

Gary Cohn Criticizes Trump On Charlottesville - But Won't Resign

Gary Cohn Criticizes Trump On Charlottesville - But Won't Resign But Cohn added: "I also feel compelled to voice my distress over the events of the last two weeks". Cohn, the top economic adviser for Trump , drafted a letter of resignation, according to the report Friday, which cited two unnamed people familiar with the draft. [Full Article...]

Mutiple Brawls Between Tigers and Yankees

Mutiple Brawls Between Tigers and Yankees There could be further ramifications. Cabrera shoved Romine and traded punches, causing the team benches to clear and leading to several side incidents that broke out. The Tigers managed eight hits and walked once with their runs coming on Ian Kinsler and Jose Iglesias solo jacks. Betances was ejected as a result, per Mazzeo . [Full Article...]

No 'Worse Place On Earth' Than Syria's Raqqa

No 'Worse Place On Earth' Than Syria's Raqqa Unlike other areas, such as Aleppo, where it has been possible to achieve a pause, he says the United Nations has no contact with Islamic State fighters who are deliberately using the civilians as human shields. " They are not taking responsibility for the true scale of civilian casualties ", Nicolas Davies, author of 'Blood on our Hands, ' about the invasion of Iraq, told RT. [Full Article...]

Gunmen attack Shi'ite Mosque in Kabul

A suicide bomber set off a blast at a Shiite mosque Friday as gunmen opened fire and panicked worshipers leapt from windows in the latest attack by apparent militants against Shiite sites. Shiites, a minority of about three million in overwhelmingly Sunni Afghanistan, have been targeted regularly by ISIL. Meanwhile, four soldiers were killed and several policemen injured when Taliban attacked a ... [Full Article...]

Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato

Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato A man and a woman died after water flooded an underground auto park in Macau, the South China Morning Post reports . Chinese University political scientist Dr Ma Ngok also questioned the urgency for Macau to call for help from the PLA. "It will probably take at least a week to normalise again and for visitors to feel comfortable about coming again", gaming analyst Ben Lee of IGamiX consultancy ... [Full Article...]

Knife attacks on soldiers, police in Brussels and London

Knife attacks on soldiers, police in Brussels and London According to RTBF, the attacker was a Somalian man, who shouted "Allahu Akbar" during his assault. Earlier reports suggested the 30-year-old Belgian of Somali origin had survived the shooting but remained in a critical condition after being shot in the face and on the hand. [Full Article...]

United States slaps new sanctions on Venezuela

United States slaps new sanctions on Venezuela Venezuela's foreign minister is calling new US financial sanctions "the worst aggressions to Venezuela in the last 200 years, maybe". The White House has yet to comment on the report , but Vice President Mike Pence was due to speak with Venezuelan exiles in Miami later on Wednesday. [Full Article...]


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