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Arrest after bowling alley staff taken hostage in UK

Arrest after bowling alley staff taken hostage in UK A mother has told Sky News how she tried to keep her two young daughters safe by "popping them under the table". The two employees were held captive by a man described by Afshar as "a boyfriend or ex-husband to one of the members of staff". [Full Article...]

Pakistan welcomes reconciliation between Hamas, Fatah: Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistan welcomes reconciliation between Hamas, Fatah: Maleeha Lodhi According to Iran's Tasnim News Agency , the Hamas officials "will discuss the latest developments on the Palestinian arena, especially the reconciliation file and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as bilateral relations". But Hamas deputy chief Salah al-Aruri, who is leading the delegation to Tehran, expressed hope that the movement would deepen its ties with the Islamic Republic. [Full Article...]

Red Sox hire Astros bench coach Alex Cora as new manager

Red Sox hire Astros bench coach Alex Cora as new manager The team will introduce him at a press conference after the World Series. Cora and the Red Sox have agreed a three-year contract that will run through the 2020 season and includes a club option for the 2021 campaign. "He's very sharp, sees the game in an extraordinarily deep way, has really connected well with players in our clubhouse and spent a lot of time developing relationships and being th... [Full Article...]

Deserter Bergdahl says Taliban more 'honest' than US Army

Deserter Bergdahl says Taliban more 'honest' than US Army Incidentally, Trump's claim of six troops dying while searching for Bergdahl, which has been widely circulated since his release, has been denied by the Army. But his lawyers want the case dismissed after Trump this week reaffirmed his past critical comments about Bergdahl. The judge's ruling in February noted Trump's comments were made before he was president. [Full Article...]

Super Typhoon Lan to make direct hit on Tokyo

Super Typhoon Lan to make direct hit on Tokyo The agency issued warnings for heavy rain and flooding on the Pacific side of Japan including the Tokyo metropolitan area, even though the typhoon is likely to be downgraded. POLITICAL ANALYST TOBIAS HARRISSimply put, this was the self-destruction of the opposition. We want to remain aware of that, and to treat this victory with humility. [Full Article...]

Jimmy Carter: Russians didn't steal election from Hillary Clinton

Jimmy Carter: Russians didn't steal election from Hillary Clinton Trump has made it clear on several occasions that he thinks players should stand and that owners should fire players who don't stand. In a wide-ranging interview that also covered topics such as the relationship between Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin, Carter told Dowd he was eager to partner with the president on a diplomatic mission to North Korea. [Full Article...]

Girard Policeman, Suspect Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting

Girard Policeman, Suspect Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting A second officer on scene returned fire, killing the suspect. The suspect's name has not yet been released. The shooting of this police officer is affecting the entire city of Girard, even surrounding areas. "An absolute gentleman and someone who the city has been proud of since he's been here with us", Melfi said. "Our community's thoughts and prayers go to officer Leo's family", he said. [Full Article...]

Richardson police find child's body during search for Sherin Mathews

Richardson police find child's body during search for Sherin Mathews Sherin Mathews , of Richardson, Texas , is missing after disappearing Saturday morning. Her father told investigators that he looked outside 15 minutes after he sent Sherin into the alley but she was gone, according to police affidavits. [Full Article...]

Austria Underlines Support for Implementation of Iran Nuclear Deal

The United States approached Oman as its third country for the diplomatic channel because Oman had managed to maintain good relations with both the USA and Iran . Mr. Trump's decision does not re-impose the nuclear-related sanctions that were waived (though he could also have done so) but passes the ball to the U.S. [Full Article...]

EC has authorised PM Modi to announce Guj poll dates: Chidambaram

EC has authorised PM Modi to announce Guj poll dates: Chidambaram Responding to queries on why the Election Commission did not announce the Gujarat dates, Mr. Joti said several factors were taken into consideration including the relief work in the areas that were hit by the July floods. Congress linked it to PM Modi's visit to Gujarat earlier this week, when he held a rally in state capital Gandhinagar. The Gujarat government has announced welfare measures w... [Full Article...]

TD passes from Drew Lock help Mizzou crush Idaho

TD passes from Drew Lock help Mizzou crush Idaho Albert Okwuegbunam had three touchdowns and combined for 119 yards receiving with Kendall Blanton , a Blue Springs native. The Tigers capped up off the drive as Drew Lock found Albert Okwuegbunam for the 19-yard touchdown pass over the middle. [Full Article...]

Kenya: Helicopter Crashes in Lake Nakuru in Kenya

Kenya: Helicopter Crashes in Lake Nakuru in Kenya The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has said there is no indication of survivors in the crash. The Director General at KCAA Captain Gilbert Kibe has also confirmed that there were five people on board the helicopter - including a male pilot, three male passengers and one female passenger. [Full Article...]

Filmmaker and Rani Mukerji's father Ram Mukherjee passes away

Filmmaker and Rani Mukerji's father Ram Mukherjee passes away A statement issued on behalf of the family read: "Ram Mukerji, respected film-maker, beloved father and husband, is no more". Ram Mukherjee's wife Krishna Mukherjee who is now plunged into darkness said, "His blood pressure dropped suddenly and he was admitted to Breach Candy hospital where doctors declared him dead at 5 am. [Full Article...]

Arsene Wenger missing two key names ahead of Everton clash

Arsene Wenger missing two key names ahead of Everton clash Wenger really seems to enjoy shunting attackers into central midfield roles though and there is every chance Wilshere ends up as the latest experimental partner for Granit Xhaka . "It's still such an important goal for me in my career. And Man United, especially at home, won always between 14 and 16 games and were an offensive force, and that is why he scored so many goals". [Full Article...]

Congress Relies On Old Guard To Win Himachal 2017 Elections

Congress Relies On Old Guard To Win Himachal 2017 Elections He has been fielded against the Bharatiya Janata Party's Ratan Singh Pal in the constituency, media reports said. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today filed nomination papers from Arki Assembly constituency in Solan district. Singh said Congress will reclaim victory in the upcoming state polls. Summary: On Wednesday, Virbhadra Singh had held a meeting with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandh... [Full Article...]

Arkansas Stifled By Auburn In Third Straight Loss

Arkansas Stifled By Auburn In Third Straight Loss Auburn came out of the break and put together a 10-play, 75-yard drive in 2 minutes and 50 seconds to go up 24-6. "We bounced back from a really tough loss last week", Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said. "I guess we affected him a lot by keeping him in that phone booth and not giving him time or space to breath at all". In the previous four games, two of which he missed due to an injury, he had ... [Full Article...]

Underwear Bomber Sues Over Treatment in Supermax Prison

Underwear Bomber Sues Over Treatment in Supermax Prison The complaint cited a recent Justice Department inspector general report in which a Florence prison psychologist said Range 13 was "a form of torture on some level" and qualified as solitary confinement. The suit also alleges that white supremacist prisoners and guards have yelled and screamed at Abdulmutallab about his religion, that some corrections officers showed him pornographic magazines d... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief doing 'very spectacular job', says Trump

United Nations chief doing 'very spectacular job', says Trump The American President is known to use Twitter to attack political opponents and even media platforms he considers as biased. Mr Trump's tweets have also contained factual inaccuracies and personal attacks. General Assembly's annual ministerial meeting last month. "I was not brought to this job to control anything but the flow of information to our President", Mr Kelly said. [Full Article...]

Russian opposition chief Navalny says released from jail

Russian opposition chief Navalny says released from jail Putin, whose goal reportedly was to sow discord and distrust in the American electoral system before deciding to try to install Donald Trump in the White House, also lamented the disrespect shown Trump. Chiesa recalled that Putin specifically "referred to the situation on the Korean Peninsula " during his speech, which Chiesa said is an important sign that Russian Federation is keeping a watchf... [Full Article...]

Delhi UPA netas didn't let me rebuild Kedarnath: PM Narendra Modi

Delhi UPA netas didn't let me rebuild Kedarnath: PM Narendra Modi Though I had no right to encroach upon another state, I couldn't stop myself and I requested the then ( Congress ) government in Uttarakhand to give Gujarat the responsibility of rebuilding Kedarnath. Describing these projects as ambitious and expensive, PM Modi asserted that said there would be no dearth of funds to ensure that they are completed in a time-bound manner. [Full Article...]


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