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Russian presidential hopeful says Crimea belongs to Ukraine

Russian presidential hopeful says Crimea belongs to Ukraine Sobchak, who first became known as a fashionable socialite before launching her successful TV hosting career, denied getting the Kremlin's blessing for her bid. She has joined anti-Kremlin protests and has been often critical of the government, but she has largely avoided criticising Mr Putin. "We gave our word but we were not true to it", she added. [Full Article...]

Former Colts Pass-Rusher Robert Mathis Arrested For DUI

Former Colts Pass-Rusher Robert Mathis Arrested For DUI Mathis was booked into the Hamilton County (Ind.) jail on an initial charge of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Mathis' blood alcohol content level at the time of his arrest was.052, which is below Indiana's legal limit of.08. He holds the team's record with 123 sacks. The longtime Colts pass-rusher was hired in September as a pass rush consultant , after he had been hanging around in... [Full Article...]

Police arrest armed robber for snatching officer's auto

Police arrest armed robber for snatching officer's auto Geoffrey Chad Davis, 31, of Clearwater, was charged with one count each of obstructing or resisting an officer without violence and of armed robbery. Around 4 a.m., the Largo Police Department received a silent holdup at a Speedway on Roosevelt Blvd. [Full Article...]

GAO: Climate change already costing government billions

GAO: Climate change already costing government billions The GAO admits that its analysis can only be approximate, given the complexity of the climate and economic models involved. A U.S. government watchdog has published a new tally for the cost of climate change in recent years that includes eye-popping estimates for the future: climate-linked disruptions could cost the United States $35 billion per year by 2050. [Full Article...]

American Auto Industry Unites to Defend NAFTA and Preserve American Jobs

American Auto Industry Unites to Defend NAFTA and Preserve American Jobs Trump's opposition to the deal, and threat that the Trump administration could opt out of the deal early next year after giving six months' notice, has reverberated through the auto and manufacturing industry. Some vehicles assembled by American companies in Canada or Mexico could be hit with import tariffs . "When you examine the data, there's no question that NAFTA has helped advance the global... [Full Article...]

Body of 3-year-old Jacksonville boy found following missing child alert

Body of 3-year-old Jacksonville boy found following missing child alert Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Assistant Chief Scott Dingee said in a news conference that investigators believe the body found on Sunday evening is Amari Harley . "Frankly, we do not know how he got into this water holding tank", said Dingee. "We are incredibly saddened by this tragedy". A city spokesperson told Action News Jax the tank in Bruce Park has a bolt covering that attaches to the t... [Full Article...]

Egypt's Sisi meets with CEO of France's Naval Group

Egypt's Sisi meets with CEO of France's Naval Group Al-Sisi, who is now on a three-day official visit to France, made the assertion at a meeting in Paris with officials from French industrial firm Naval Group. The French government should ensure that human rights are central to its relationship with Egypt, Human Rights Watch said Monday. Its crackdown on gay men has been condemned by various organizations, including the United Nations. [Full Article...]

Thumri Queen Girija Devi passes away in Kolkata

Thumri Queen Girija Devi passes away in Kolkata She made her public debut in 1949 on All India Radio Allahabad, after getting married to a businessman of Banaras, Madhusudan Jain, in 1946 at the age of 15. "She passed away around 9 p.m.", a BM Birla Heart Research Centre spokesperson told IANS. I can not believe that ffrom tomorrow I won't be meeting her. [Full Article...]

New ransomware hits companies in Russia, Europe

New ransomware hits companies in Russia, Europe Russian Federation appears to be the main target of the malicious code, online security firm Kaspersky Lab reports , but computer in Ukraine , Turkey and Germany are also down. At the end of June, an attack on the rançongiciel ( ransomware ), which is caused by the computer virus NotPetya and which had started in Russian Federation and Ukraine, had affected thousands of computers around the ... [Full Article...]

Racially insensitive video ends school's football season

Racially insensitive video ends school's football season More white kids behaving badly on video. The video starts with text that asks, "Ever wonder what happens in the football locker room?" 'You see the kids asking to get up and to stop and screaming, ' said the parent, who asked to not be identified to protect her son. [Full Article...]

This is how Europe's First Underwater Restaurant will look like

This is how Europe's First Underwater Restaurant will look like Half-sunken into the sea, the structure will have metre-thick concrete walls to help it withstand the North Sea . The structure is clad in a concrete shell with a coarse surface that invites mussels to cling on. The research centre part of the project will look at everything from aquaculture developments to the study of fish behaviour, macroalgae and shells, to looking after and restoring damag... [Full Article...]

Twitter announces new 'transparency center' for ads

Twitter announces new 'transparency center' for ads The company is going by the Federal Election Commission's definition for political ads, which includes promotions for a candidate 30 days ahead of a primary election and 60 days ahead of a general election. For the first time, Twitter will provide a public database of all ads now on the platform. One of the senators behind the Honest Ads Act , Mark Warner, called Twitter's more to disclose it... [Full Article...]

New accuser: Weinstein pulled out my tampon and forced oral sex

New accuser: Weinstein pulled out my tampon and forced oral sex Ms Allred said the allegation may fall outside of the time limit required by law for a prosecution in the state but said her client would aid police with their inquiries. "I chose to share my experience today in support of all the other women that have come forward and all the women everywhere who have been subjected to any type of sexual harassment or sexual assault", Haleyi said. [Full Article...]

US House Republicans to unveil tax reform legislation next week

Trump told the lawmakers they were on the verge of doing something historic, according to one Republican official, who, like others, spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss publicly what was intended as a private update for members. [Full Article...]

GOP Sen. Flake won't run again, dubs Trump Administration 'reckless'

GOP Sen. Flake won't run again, dubs Trump Administration 'reckless' President, I will not be complicit or silent". More on Flake's potential replacements, per the AZ Republic: "Kelli Ward, the former state senator from Lake Havasu City who lost her primary challenge a year ago against Sen". Senator Jeff Flake , one of President Trump's most vocal Republican critics in the Senate, has announced that he is not running for reelection. Flake, who drew Trum... [Full Article...]

The National and The XX to headline brand new London festival

The National and The XX to headline brand new London festival Organisers have also promised there will be three huge standalone shows that will also make up the festival at the end of the week. The first headliner of the proper music festival portion will be The xx , with additional performances from Lykke Li , Popcaan and more to be announced. [Full Article...]

Tennessee improves well-being for immigrant, minority children

Tennessee improves well-being for immigrant, minority children Michigan's Latino children scored 446 on the index, compared with a national average score of 429 for the group. A national report highlights what one advocate says are deep disparities in the well-being of children in Iowa by race and ethnicity. [Full Article...]

Chhath festival begins, ghats in Delhi decked up for devotees

Chhath festival begins, ghats in Delhi decked up for devotees On returning to Ayodhya after the exile, Lord Rama and Sita observed a fast in honour of the Sun god and broke it only at the break of dawn next day-a ritual that subsequently evolved into the Chhath Puja . The four-day festival is dedicated to the benevolent Sun God and his wife Usha. "For the next three days, BJP workers will offer shramdaan at the Chhath ghats and ensure cleanliness by coopera... [Full Article...]

Protester Throws Russian Flags at Trump Before Capitol Hill Lunch

Protester Throws Russian Flags at Trump Before Capitol Hill Lunch Trump's meeting with the GOP comes shortly after an escalating feud with Republican Sen. Clayton yelled: "Why are you talking about taxes when you should be talking about treason?" Ryan Clayton is corralled by police. We shouldn't have foreign powers picking out president. Protester tosses Russian flags at Pres. Trump at Capitol, yelling "Trump is treason!" The protest comes as investigati... [Full Article...]

Bigg Boss 11 Day 23

Bigg Boss 11 Day 23 After a lot of contemplation Mehjabi refuses the gift and continues the task. Arshi Khan then asks for lice medicine from Bigg Boss . The blue team tries to convince Pooja to go into the house with Arshi Khan . The teams are confused as to whether they should cook together or not. Arshi Khan and Akash Dadlani seem to be the most scared in this whole incident. [Full Article...]


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