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Cricket Australia, players' union end pay dispute; Bangladesh series on

Cricket Australia, players' union end pay dispute; Bangladesh series on Australia's worldwide cricketers and many domestic players have been unemployed since July 1, after CA and the ACA failed to agree to a new Memorandum of Understanding before the expiration of the existing deal. The two had come to agreement on key issues earlier in the week, but were still in the process of ironing out several details. It will mark the first time that Australia's female cricket... [Full Article...]

Possible delays at Brisbane Airport

Possible delays at Brisbane Airport No further details of the alleged perpetrators have been confirmed by the Australian Federal Police, but local media have reported that the four men arrested are Khaled and Mahmoud Khayat, and Khaled and Abdul Merhi, who are believed to be two father-and-son pairs. [Full Article...]

Hezbollah, Syrian Nusra Front swap prisoners

Hezbollah, Syrian Nusra Front swap prisoners Moscow entered the military conflict in Syria almost two years ago in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, one of its closest Middle East allies. Footage from the border zone showed dozens of white buses driving through the barren hills. While the Lebanese Red Cross has taken part in logistics of the transfer, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has not been involved. [Full Article...]

IMG Takes On Another $1.1 Billion in Outside Money

IMG Takes On Another $1.1 Billion in Outside Money The investment is also meant to enable further acquisitions. The new round does not alter Silver Lake's investment in the company. "Silver Lake's long-term thesis based on the increasing value of premium/live content accelerated by tech/media convergence continues to fuel growth for WME-IMG", the note states. [Full Article...]

Spieth refreshed ahead of WGC Bridgestone

Spieth refreshed ahead of WGC Bridgestone Only Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Ben Hogan and Gene Sarazen have achieved the feat in golf's history. "I got text messages that are similar to the past, from everybody, friends, family and other athletes, businessmen I've played with, whoever they may be", he told a news conference. [Full Article...]

Scaramucci Was Listed as Dead in Harvard Law School Directory

For those talks, Lizza said, they had mutually agreed-upon ground rules about what portions of their conversation Lizza could use in his reporting. The brash multimillionaire told Lizza that then-White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus "is a f-g schizophrenic" and that "I'm not (White Huse strategist) Steve Bannon ". [Full Article...]

Video shows teen crossing US/Mexico border drinking fatal liquid meth concoction

Video shows teen crossing US/Mexico border drinking fatal liquid meth concoction US Customs and Border Protection officers Adrian Parellon and Valerie Baird were accused in a lawsuit of outrageous conduct that put the teenager's life in jeopardy. Unconvinced, the officials conducted some tests on the liquid, which did not turn up with any substantial results. Instead they had the teenager test the substance on himself. [Full Article...]

Ruckus in Maharashtra House over CM Fadnavis' sidekick

Ruckus in Maharashtra House over CM Fadnavis' sidekick This is not a sign of transparency that the government boasts of. "While there is corruption happening, money is being sent to Mantralaya for transfer of officials as well". Chavan told the house about various cases filed against Mopalwar. The image of the government is in question. Mumbai , Aug 2 In a rare occurrence, members of the ruling BJP and the Shiv Sena staged a walkout in the L... [Full Article...]

Lloyds Banking Group PLC

Lloyds Banking Group PLC Eqis Capital Management Inc.'s holdings in Lloyds Banking Group PLC were worth $131,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. The firm also recently disclosed a None dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 10th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 10th will be issued a GBX 1 ($0.01) divid... [Full Article...]

Dilip Kumar hospitalised, stable now

Dilip Kumar hospitalised, stable now According to the media reports, Dilip was admitted to the hospital in the noon after which several tests were conducted on him. The superstar, who has been suffering from age-related problems in recent years, was accompanied by his wife Saira Banu. [Full Article...]

Daycare owner charged in sex assaults of two children

Daycare owner charged in sex assaults of two children A boy and a girl, both 5, told the Department of Human Services that they were sexually assaulted multiple times by Round at the day care at 604 South 9th St. Parent Long Lam said he didn't know how serious the allegations were. "We went out to the location, the day care, executed a search warrant, and processed the scene with the crime scene unit", Burgmann said, "and we did recover some eviden... [Full Article...]

Naval Station Norfolk on lockdown while crews investigate bomb threat

Naval Station Norfolk on lockdown while crews investigate bomb threat All piers at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia have been locked down after a bomb threat came in around 6 a.m. on Wednesday morning, according to the Virginia Pilot . The threats have all been cleared but the source is under investigation. Another threat was made to the Personnel Support Detachment at 10:55 a.m. Type "NCIS" at the beginning of your text message. [Full Article...]

J&K: One Indian Army Major and jawan martyred in ongoing Shopian encounter

J&K: One Indian Army Major and jawan martyred in ongoing Shopian encounter All the injured troopers have been evacuated and airlifted to military's 92 base hospital Srinagar for treatment. Unconfirmed reports said a third soldier is critically injured. "One of the slain militants was involved in the murder of five policemen and two bank guards in Pombai village in Kulgam district on May 1", the police officer added. [Full Article...]

US, South Korea coordinating on North Korea, Seoul says

US, South Korea coordinating on North Korea, Seoul says The Trump administration has sought to put economic pressure on North Korea through sanctions and diplomacy. We do not see an accelerated unification of the peninsula. The remarks do not signal a change in USA policy, which does not seek to remove North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has defied the United States and other world powers by pursuing nuclear weapons. [Full Article...]

Christie: 'At least I didn't dump nachos on Cubs fan'

Christie: 'At least I didn't dump nachos on Cubs fan' As Christie returned, Joseph called him a hypocrite because he "thought it needed to be said". Chris Christie is reminding people he didn't dump nachos on a Chicago Cubs fan who heckled him. "He was quite a bit past me, and 30 feet away". 'First he told me, 'Why don't you have another beer?' which I thought was a decent come back, and I thought that was kind of amusing. [Full Article...]

US Air Force launches fourth ICBM from Vandenberg Base this year

The test was meant to validate the weapon system's effectiveness, readiness and accuracy, US Air Force Global Strike Command announced. While Wednesday's ICBM test by the Air Force is not in retaliation to North Korea's ICBM test this past Friday, it comes amid growing tensions with Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

Anthony Scaramucci was dead before his time, and Harvard's said sorry

Yes, that's right. He was sacked Monday, and yet by Tuesday he was already back giving interviews - the very thing that got him into high water in the first place. He decided it was easiest to fly back to D.C. and then head to NY from there. "Most of what I said was humorous and joking", he explained. Scaramucci was sacked from the Trump administration by new chief of staff John Kelly days a... [Full Article...]

Moldova declares Russia's deputy PM persona non-grata

Moldova declares Russia's deputy PM persona non-grata The incident sparked ire in Moscow and saw Rogozin lash out furiously at the authorities in both Romania and Moldova. Rogozin was scheduled to hold talks with Moldova's pro-Russia President Igor Dodon and attend controversial July 29 celebrations initiated by Moscow to mark the 25th anniversary of Russia's so-called peacekeeping operation in Moldova's breakaway region of Transdniester. [Full Article...]

Vancouver's sky so smoky from wildfires it's visible from space

Vancouver's sky so smoky from wildfires it's visible from space Skies over much of the Island will remain hazy as smoke from the wildfires in the interior hang over the region. Here's how the air quality in some regions ranks on the index at 3:30 p.m. "Wildfire smoke can really vary in intensity over time and also over locations as well". Brown said the state could be in for a rough week as hot, dry and windy conditions continued and more thunderstorms in th... [Full Article...]

GOP House member calls on Mueller to resign

GOP House member calls on Mueller to resign Even the appearance of a conflict is sufficient for qualifying as a violation, as the rule has been interpreted. Mueller, appointed in May by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein-who was put in charge of the Russian Federation inquiry after his boss, Jeff Sessions , recused himself in March-was Comey's predecessor as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. [Full Article...]


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