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Spain punches World Cup ticket

Spain punches World Cup ticket Such an eventuality could spell doom for a once-proud nation. The new strip will be worn for the first time during Friday night's World Cup qualifier against Macedonia in Turin, but the launch will be a unique and very special one, though. [Full Article...]

Honey Found to Contain Pesticides Implicated in Bee Population Collapse

Honey Found to Contain Pesticides Implicated in Bee Population Collapse Because honey bees do not produce honey . Alexandre Aebi and his team at the University of Neuch√Ętel were offered a unique opportunity to explore widespread neonicotinoid use when a curator at the university's botanical garden approached them with a collection of honey samples from around the world. [Full Article...]

NY terror attacks foiled by undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent

NY terror attacks foiled by undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent El Bahnasawy was arrested in Cranford, N.J., on May 21, 2016. Three men were arrested for planning to carry out a combined ISIS-affiliated terror attack in New York City last summer, the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced on Friday. [Full Article...]

Pakistan lose Amir as Karunaratne puts Sri Lanka on top

Pakistan lose Amir as Karunaratne puts Sri Lanka on top Six teams have tried previously, and six teams have failed, Sri Lanka included. After all their struggles at home against India - plunging to record whitewashes - which led to resignations of their selectors, then losing Angelo Mathews to injury ; to come back from all that and beat Pakistan at a venue they have never lost in, it was incredible. [Full Article...]

Las Vegas gunman had '42-arm arsenal', U.S. police say

Las Vegas gunman had '42-arm arsenal', U.S. police say Fifty-eight people were killed and almost 500 were injured before Paddock took his own life as police closed in. "One man had blood all over him and that's when I knew something was seriously wrong", Mike Thompson from London told the BBC. [Full Article...]

Danish police find body parts of missing journalist Kim Wall

Danish police find body parts of missing journalist Kim Wall She was chipping away at a story. The suspect Peter Madsen , who hasn't commented the lastest findings, will be interrogated shortly. He has denied allegations that he was in charge of her demise. The submarine was found on August 11, around 15 hours after it had left Copenhagen . But the group became engaged in a long-running dispute over the Nautilus, before members of the board made a dec... [Full Article...]

Iowa State's Joel Lanning plays both ways against Sooners

Iowa State's Joel Lanning plays both ways against Sooners But Kempt found Allen Lazard for a 25-yard touchdown on a third-and-7 play to give the Cyclones the lead with 2:19 left in the game. Lanning played quarterback last season before transitioning to inside linebacker during the offseason after Park won the job. [Full Article...]

Ghana's World Cup dream all but finished after scandalous offside decision

Ghana's World Cup dream all but finished after scandalous offside decision Ghana is now third in Group E with five points but seems to be a team that has potential to fight for that World Cup spot. Egypt need only one point from their final two games to reach the finals, and ensure Ghana miss out for the first time since 2002. [Full Article...]

Governor Brown Signs Bill to Make California a Sanctuary State

Governor Brown Signs Bill to Make California a Sanctuary State Law enforcement officers will also be prohibited from detaining an individual on a hold request from the federal government unless there is a felony or warrant, or they have been convicted of one of 800 crimes listed in the state's TRUST Act . [Full Article...]

USA increases import tariffs on Bombardier C-Series planes

Boeing applauded the decision in a statement, calling Bombardier's CSeries pricing "an illegal effort to grab market share in the USA single-aisle airplane market". The company is due to begin delivering a blockbuster order for up to 125 new jets to Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines next year. Last week, the department recommended a 220 percent countervailing duty. [Full Article...]

Sudan sanctions to be lifted by U.S. today

Sudan sanctions to be lifted by U.S. today In a move that completes a process begun by former President Barack Obama and which was opposed by human rights groups, President Donald Trump removed a US trade embargo and other penalties that had effectively cut Sudan off from much of the global financial system. [Full Article...]

Syria regime forces enter IS-held Mayadeen: monitor

Syria regime forces enter IS-held Mayadeen: monitor Elsewhere near the Jordanian border, the Russian military said the United States is using the refugees living in the Rukban desert camp as human shields to protect its military base in the southeastern town of al-Tanf. "With support from Russian aviation, regime forces entered Mayadeen and took control of several buildings in the west of the town", Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Britain- based Sy... [Full Article...]

Harvey Weinstein allegedlly molested and raped Charmed' starlet Rose McGowan

Harvey Weinstein allegedlly molested and raped Charmed' starlet Rose McGowan The report also details how Sivan met Weinstein along with a few other people at a popular Italian restaurant in Manhattan and then rode with him to Socialista , a Cuban-themed club, and restaurant. Following the Times' report Thursday, Weinstein's attorney, Lisa Bloom , said in a statement that "he denies numerous accusations as patently false". [Full Article...]

Trump religious objection order upends LGBT protections

Trump religious objection order upends LGBT protections But the new guidance , demonstrating the risky distortion of religious liberty by the Supreme Court's conservatives in the Hobby Lobby case, redefines "significant burden" to essentially cover being offended. On Friday, the Trump administration issued a rule - which the ACLU said it would sue over - allowing a much broader group of employers and insurers to exempt themselves from covering contr... [Full Article...]

Japanese A-bomb survivors hail ICAN Nobel Peace Prize win

Japanese A-bomb survivors hail ICAN Nobel Peace Prize win The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons is a Geneva-based coalition of hundreds of nongovernmental organizations from about 100 countries working to bring about nuclear disarmament. "This prize is a tribute to the tireless efforts of many millions of campaigners and concerned citizens worldwide who, ever since the dawn of the atomic age, have loudly protested nuclear weapons , insi... [Full Article...]

Few more days of sun before rainy pattern moves in

Northeast wind around 5 miles per hour becoming southeast after midnight. Saturday night - Scattered showers. Saturday night: Clear with a low around 56. With high pressure in control of the area this morning, skies are clear and temperatures are quite chilly. Cloudy, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming south around 5 miles per hour in the morning. [Full Article...]

Niger updates death toll from militant attack to 7

Niger updates death toll from militant attack to 7 It withheld publication of this information at the request of the Pentagon, which maintained that its rescue and recovery effort would be jeopardized. Asked if there would be any reprisals in Niger in response to the attack, she said, "we're continuing to review and look into this". Some of the USA forces are part of a drone surveillance mission over Mali that operates out of two bases in Niger. [Full Article...]

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's phone was compromised for months

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly's phone was compromised for months Officials believe the breach to Mr. Kelly's phone dates back to December, raising concerns that hackers or foreign governments may have accessed his data while he was serving at DHS. Sam Kassoumeh, the CEO of SecurityScorecard, a security intelligence company, said that Android phones can carry the risk of being vulnerable to hackers, according to Wired. [Full Article...]

Iran strongly condemns terrorist blast in Pakistan

Iran strongly condemns terrorist blast in Pakistan According to police officials, a suicide bomber blew himself up at the Sufi shrine, Dargah Fatehpur in the Jhal Magsi district of Balochistan that was packed with devotees. He stressed the need for vigilance and attempt to preserve unity between the neighboring country's government and nation in a bid to continue the battle against terrorists and to eliminate violence from the region. [Full Article...]

School guard burns four toddlers to death in Brazil

School guard burns four toddlers to death in Brazil Santos died from his injuries at the hospital. 25 people mostly children aged between four and five were hospitalised with burn injuries. Governor Pimentel ordered the creation of a special operation to receive the victims, both in hospitals in the region and in in Belo Horizonte. [Full Article...]


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