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Packers' Aaron Rodgers looking forward to watching Favre

Packersnews.com Crockett is one of the most highly-energized players on the roster and he spent much of this offseason working on his hand-eye coordination to become a better receiver out of the backfield. Brett Favre made himself a legend in the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers, winning a Super Bowl and setting all kinds of passing records. [Full Article...]

Officials encourage travelers not to shun Florida for Zika

Florida's governor said Friday, July 29, that the state likely has the first cases of Zika transmitted by mosquitoes on the USA mainland. "We now know that there are mosquitos in the state of Florida that are carrying the Zika virus and 4 Floridians have been affected", said Senator Rubio. [Full Article...]

North Korea fires medium-range ballistic Rodong missile into the sea of Japan

North Korea fires medium-range ballistic Rodong missile into the sea of Japan The North later confirmed that it fired ballistic rockets carrying trigger devices for nuclear warheads as part of simulated pre-emptive atomic attacks on South Korea. Col. Nicholas Johnson, Pacific Air Forces chief of fighter operations, said in a statement. Most recently, on July 19, North Korea fired three short-range ballistic missiles off its eastern coast. [Full Article...]

Airport incident in Dubai

Airport incident in Dubai The right wing of the aircraft got into the fire, and some part of the engine was fallen off. The airline said there were no fatalities among the 282 passengers and 18 crew on board the Boeing 777 aircraft, updating an earlier figure. national transportation safety board", but referred questions to the GCAA. The Boeing 777-300 aircraft had been in operation since 2003 and had passed all safe... [Full Article...]

Bridge collapse at Barrow upon Soar sparks travel chaos

Bridge collapse at Barrow upon Soar sparks travel chaos Passengers are still warned to check their trains before travelling. "We're working with East Midlands Trains to ensure a near-normal service to London can operate, with two of the four tracks through the area open today". This will affect journeys on the London St Pancras/Nottingham/Leicester and the Leicester/Lincoln/Grimsby routes. He said: "We did have people there at the time but it was... [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Earl forms in Caribbean, takes aim on Central America

Tropical Storm Earl forms in Caribbean, takes aim on Central America Late Wednesday morning, the storm was centered about 120 miles (195 kilometers) east of Roatan, with maximum sustained winds near 70 mph (110 kph) and was moving west near 14 mph (22 kph). While conditions over the Sister Islands are expected to be slightly better; some showers and thunderstorms could spread over them. Weather experts were keeping a close watch on the system that killed six pe... [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans on the spot over Trump comments on Khan

Senate Republicans on the spot over Trump comments on Khan Army Captain Humayun Khan , who was killed by a suicide auto bomb at age 27 while serving in Iraq. Thursday night, the Pakistan-born Khizr Khan told the story of his son, US Army Capitan Humayun Khan , and questioned whether Trump had ever read the Constitution. [Full Article...]

BSP leader offers 50 lakh reward for Dayashankar's tongue

Saying that if her husband has done something wrong, the matter should be legally handled, Swati Singh, a professor at Lucknow University, pointed out that no one had the right to abuse and terrorise her and her family. "But it now seems that she has forgotten the episode of June 2, 1995", he added while responding to a poser on Mayawati's assertion that the BJP and Samajwadi Party have indulged... [Full Article...]

Erdogan accuses West of 'supporting terror'

Erdogan accuses West of 'supporting terror' Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan has strongly accused the West of supporting terrorism and coup plotters, expressing his resentment at the unsatisfying support from Turkey's allies in the aftermath of the failed July 15 coup attempt. In his remarks, the president said the failed coup was not masterminded and planned inside Turkey but orchestrated overseas. Erdogan issued a presidential dec... [Full Article...]

Russian weightlifters barred from Rio

Russian weightlifters barred from Rio Aside from athletics, where all bar Florida-based Darya Klishina have been banned from competing at Rio, weightlifting is the only other sport to exclude all Russians after each individual governing body was asked to make a call on a sport-by-sport basis. [Full Article...]

Video shows moments before North Miami Police shot unarmed man

The case has now been turned over to state authorities and U.S. Attorney General's Office. A video taken directly before the shooting shows Kinsey laying down on the street, telling the patient to lie down and be still. once I've got my hands up they're not going to shoot me, this is what I'm thinking, they're not going to shoot me", Kinsey said. Eugene said officers responded to the sce... [Full Article...]

Polls Give Clinton Higher Marks Than Trump on Handling Public Policy

Polls Give Clinton Higher Marks Than Trump on Handling Public Policy Khizr Khan, father of the fallen soldier, slammed Trump last week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia for his proposal for temporarily banning Muslims from entering the United States to deal with the threat of jihadist terrorism. [Full Article...]

Another poll shows Clinton opening up lead over Trump

Another poll shows Clinton opening up lead over Trump Journalist and historian Gareth Porter told Radio Sputnik's Loud and Clear that it's no surprise that Republicans would support the former Secretary of State, as her agenda lends itself fairly easily to neoconservative sentiments, particularly in foreign policy. [Full Article...]

Turkey sends 2nd document to US seeking cleric's arrest

European officials have expressed concern at the scope of Turkey's post-coup crackdown, while Ankara has accused European nations of not standing firm with Turkey. "He will deliver messages condemning in the strongest terms the recent coup attempt and reaffirming the importance of our enduring partnership for regional security", Dunford's spokesman Greg Hicks said in a statement ahead of the tal... [Full Article...]

Amnesty International warns the new Malaysian security law giving govt 'abusive powers'

Amnesty International warns the new Malaysian security law giving govt 'abusive powers' The new legislation, establishing a National Security Council under direct control of Prime Minister Najib Razak, goes into effect amid accusations that the Southeast Asian nation's leader had embezzled millions of dollars from a state-run development fund in past years. [Full Article...]

CWU trade union backing Jeremy Corbyn in Labour leadership contest

CWU trade union backing Jeremy Corbyn in Labour leadership contest The vote in favour of the party's incumbent leader was around two thirds of those cast. "While I welcome the increased activity and interest in local Labour Party politics, the sooner our MPs get back to their real job, which is protecting and increasing the interests of working people and their families, the better". [Full Article...]

Russian helicopter downed in rebel-held Idlib province

Russian helicopter downed in rebel-held Idlib province The United Nations is calling for a restoration of the cessation of hostilities in and around the embattled city of Aleppo and urging all parties to allow the unimpeded delivery of humanitarian aid. However, it is unclear which group brought the helicopter down. Syrian rebel fighters have launched a major assault on government-held southwestern parts of Aleppo to try to reopen supply lines i... [Full Article...]

Clinton campaign computers were hacked, apparently by Russians

Clinton campaign computers were hacked, apparently by Russians It was reported on Friday that the FBI was investigating a broad cyber attack effort on the Democratic Party, after the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's computer network was breached. The DCCC's hack was made public Thursday night, just prior to Clinton officially becoming the Democratic nominee. Based on the information we have to date, we have been advised by the officials of inve... [Full Article...]

CPP to Duterte: Be more prudent

CPP to Duterte: Be more prudent Formal peace talks are still expected to begin on August 20 in Oslo, Norway. Duterte has been making peace overtures to the National Democratic Front (the CPP's political wing) since he started to campaign for this year's presidential election. [Full Article...]

Ex-CMs not entitled for govt accommodation for lifetime: SC

Ex-CMs not entitled for govt accommodation for lifetime: SC The court said that "any such possession" of government accommodation should be vacated in two months time. The state of UP contended that in a federal set up, like the Union, the state has also power to provide residential bungalow to the former chief ministers. [Full Article...]


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