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Church Crookham man found dead - reports say his pet snake was nearby

Church Crookham man found dead - reports say his pet snake was nearby If the python did kill the 31-year-old - who police said had "serious injuries" - it would be the first case of its kind in Britain, experts believe. Mr Brandon was an avid wildlife fan who reportedly lived with a number of snakes including a large Burmese python he regularly posted pictures of himself with. [Full Article...]

Twitter Reacts To Trump Obsessing About NFL And Ignoring Puerto Rico

Twitter Reacts To Trump Obsessing About NFL And Ignoring Puerto Rico On top of that, 1,360 of the 1,600 cellphone towers are out. The island's power grid could take four-to-six months to fix. John Mutter, a university professor who specializes in natural disasters, told Vox that electricity was vital to preventing illnesses after the hurricane. [Full Article...]

ECP reserves judgment in contempt of court case against PTI chief

ECP reserves judgment in contempt of court case against PTI chief A four-member ECP bench headed by Chief Election Commissioner Justice (r) Sardar Mohammad Raza Khan heard the contempt case against the PTI chief. In his supplementary concise statement submitted to the top court, Imran said he had never changed his position relating with his position on Bani Gala residence. [Full Article...]

If needed, India will execute more surgical strikes: Army Chief

If needed, India will execute more surgical strikes: Army Chief The surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the LoC were conducted on the intervening night of September 28-29 a year ago, following a militant attack on an Army camp that killed 19 soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir. "They had struck well as deterrence and have enhanced India's image overseas", Singh said. The book titled "Securing India: The Modi Way", written by seasoned defence reporter Nit... [Full Article...]

First woman US Marine Corps infantry officer

First woman US Marine Corps infantry officer The Marines said in a press release that the lieutenant has "asked to keep her identity private". "I am proud of this officer and those in her class‎ who have earned the infantry officer MOS", said Marine Corps Commandant Gen. She will join the 1st Marine Division in Camp Pendleton , California, the Marines said. Former president Barack Obama opened up all military positions to women, inclu... [Full Article...]

'Cannibal couple' confess to killing and eating 30 people

'Cannibal couple' confess to killing and eating 30 people A search of the couple's quarter's at a military academy where they lived and worked in the town led to the morbid discoveries of up to eight body parts. Pictures issued by prosecutors, too gruesome to publish, show someone's head on a platter surrounded by oranges. Natalia Smyatskaya , senior assistant to the head of Krasnodar Investigative Committee , confirmed that the pictured dead woman h... [Full Article...]

NAB court to frame charge against Ishaq Dar on September 27

NAB court to frame charge against Ishaq Dar on September 27 The court turned down his counsel's request to adjourn the hearing for a week. Last week, the accountability court issued bailable arrest warrants against Dar. Dar has again been summoned by the Accountability Court on September 27. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had raided his house and also frozen his assets. [Full Article...]

Bound QEW closed due to fatal crash in Burlington

Bound QEW closed due to fatal crash in Burlington Kerry Schmidt confirmed the woman, who was riding a motorcycle, died at the scene around 6 a.m.in the Toronto-bound lanes of the QEW. It's unclear if anyone else is injured. GO buses are also affected. The OPP said they're uncertain when the highway will reopen again. This is the 37th fatal motorcycle collision this year. [Full Article...]

US Appeals Court Allows Texas' 'Sanctuary Cities' Law to Take Effect

US Appeals Court Allows Texas' 'Sanctuary Cities' Law to Take Effect A three-judge panel for the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Monday that a provision in Senate Bill 4 requiring jurisdictions to comply with federal immigration requests to hold people suspected of being in the country illegally can stand for now. [Full Article...]

NGO Director Convicted on Terrorism Charges for Refusing to Give Up Passwords

NGO Director Convicted on Terrorism Charges for Refusing to Give Up Passwords After three hours of questioning he was arrested for "wilfully obstructing" a police search by not handing over his phone PIN and computer password. Muhammad Rabbani, worldwide director of human-rights non-profit CAGE, was today found guilty of a terrorist offense for refusing to unlock his iPhone and laptop for the police when entering the UK. [Full Article...]

Homeland Security: Hackers Targeted Election Systems in 21 States

Homeland Security: Hackers Targeted Election Systems in 21 States Such an attempt might have sought to alter records just before polls opened in last year's election, said Cortes, a Democrat. Being targeted does not mean that sensitive voter data was manipulated or results were changed. The hacking attempt had no effect on Wisconsin's election systems or outcome of any race, the state's top elections official Michael Haas and a spokesman for Gov. [Full Article...]

Juventus president banned for year over illegal ticket sales

Juventus president banned for year over illegal ticket sales He has acknowledged meeting with Rocco Dominello, an " ultra " fan linked to the Calabrian 'ndrangheta crime mob who has since been sentenced to almost eight years in prison for scalping. Agnelli's suspension comes less than three weeks after his appointment to chair the European Club Association - of which there are 220 members. "I am partially satisfied because we managed to prove everyone's g... [Full Article...]

U.S. stocks close lower as tech shares sell off

U.S. stocks close lower as tech shares sell off The White House dismissed the claim as "absurd". Meanwhile, Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said that he broadly agrees with his colleagues who believe rates should rise gradually to about 2.7 percent over the next two years or so, from the current range of between one percent and 1.25 percent. [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon reportedly wanted a mole to apply for a Facebook job

Steve Bannon reportedly wanted a mole to apply for a Facebook job Gacek, a former congressional staffer who serves as the senior fellow for regulatory affairs for the Family Research Council , alerted Bannon that Facebook was looking for a public policy manager, to be based in Washington, D.C., for its WhatsApp messenger. [Full Article...]

Republican senators offer conservative alternative to DREAM Act

Republican senators offer conservative alternative to DREAM Act Polling data released in the last week shows Americans overwhelmingly support actions to legalize the immigration status of those who came to the U.S.as children. Lankford said such undocumented immigrants should not be punished for it. To be eligible under the Succeed Act, undocumented immigrants would have to have been under 16 years old when they arrived in the country and in the United State... [Full Article...]

Kayaker found puppies 'left for dead' in river, police say

Kayaker found puppies 'left for dead' in river, police say Animal Control is now taking care of the puppies, and police said they believe all will survive. Officers posted a heart-wrenching picture of the puppies, which are being looked after until adoption, on Facebook . "We definitely want to be able to charge [the suspect] with six counts of cruelty to animals". The department will notify the public when the puppies are ready for a home, Lourie s... [Full Article...]

Iran unveils a ballistic missile with range of 2000km

Iran unveils a ballistic missile with range of 2000km On Saturday, September 23, Iran's state-run broadcaster announced that they had tested a new ballistic missile that is reportedly capable of carrying multiple warheads. "(France) will consider with its partners, notably European, the means to obtain from Iran the cessation of its destabilizing ballistic activities". The Iranian minister made the remarks in a ceremony on Saturday, which marked th... [Full Article...]

Manchester United squad for CSKA Moscow clash revealed

Manchester United squad for CSKA Moscow clash revealed The Belgium global picked up an ankle injury in United's 1-0 win over Southampton at St. Mary's on Saturday and did not travel with the team. Long appeared to catch Fellaini with his studs on the back of the left leg leaving the Belgium midfielder in considerable pain on the floor. [Full Article...]

EU Considers Warm Words But No UK Deal at October Meeting

EU Considers Warm Words But No UK Deal at October Meeting But Mr Barnier implied a transition phase was not guaranteed, adding that Britain must defer to European courts during any transition period and that the EU "was not asking for it". "For me, we can not discuss a transition period without reaching a preliminary agreement on an orderly withdrawal". It is the negotiators' first joint appearance since the Prime Minister's speech in Florence on Fri... [Full Article...]

North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war'

North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war' The ongoing war of words between the United States and North Korea saw several new fiery salvos Saturday, a day on which the USA military, in a show of force, flew bombers in global airspace over waters east of North Korea . Earlier on Saturday, officials and experts said a small quake near North Korea's nuclear test site was probably not man-made, easing fears Pyongyang had exploded anot... [Full Article...]


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