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ISIS connection: Three including one from Alappuzha arrested

ISIS connection: Three including one from Alappuzha arrested The NIA team had raided the house of Alappuzha native on Thursday after receiving permission from the NIA court. After the arrest of accused persons in this case in October, 2016, absconder Mangalassery, using the online identities Abu Ayisha or Sameer Ali, had been radicalizing vulnerable youth on the ideology of ISIS, over the social media platforms and has exhorted them to indulge in violen... [Full Article...]

State of emergency in BC extended to August 18

State of emergency in BC extended to August 18 Thousands of people have been evacuated and a province is in a state of emergency as more than 200 fires carve a destructive swathe across the North American continent. The state of emergency was first declared July 7 before being extended on July 19, and again extended Friday through to the end of August 18. By Thursday, 4,910 square kilometres of forest, bush and grassland has been consumed by... [Full Article...]

England could lose Ottis Gibson as South Africa target bowling coach

Former West Indies head coach Gibson, who is working in his second spell as a bowling coach for England, is reportedly in contention to replace Russell Domingo in charge of the Proteas. "But the morning was tough, the first two hours we could have lost more than one wicket so we showed It showed guts, skill and some luck to go into lunch one down". [Full Article...]

Caitlyn Jenner sports Trump cap even after military ban

Jenner spoke out just a few days ago against Trump's ban on transgender military service members. While Democratic U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, was strongly opposed, Republican congressmen representing Hillsborough County didn't take positions, when asked about President Donald Trump's tweets saying he intends to ban transgender people from the military. [Full Article...]

Matchbox Twenty delayed by swarm of bees

Matchbox Twenty lead singer Rob Thomas shared pictures of a beekeeper at the venue. "Beekeeper has arrived! Still trying to make this happen". After the performance, Thomas posted another Instagram photo of a beekeeper with his thumbs up and expressed his appreciation to the Matchbox 20 fans for waiting during the unexpected encounter. [Full Article...]

South Sound officials warning of air quality say people should stay inside

South Sound officials warning of air quality say people should stay inside Coupled with smoke from large wildfires in nearby counties, the Basin got hit with smoke from several different sources. The smoke that has drifted into the Puget Sound region from wildfires in British Columbia has made the air quality so bad that the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department is advising everyone to stay indoors. [Full Article...]

Kremlin says agrees with Trump that Russia-US ties at unsafe low

Kremlin says agrees with Trump that Russia-US ties at unsafe low Trump admitted that the law potentially harms the crucial relationship between the two leading nuclear powers. Russian media reports allege China has drafted a statement condemning the new USA sanctions on Moscow. U.S. relations with Russian Federation have hit a "very risky low", President Trump said yesterday as he accused fellow Republicans on Capitol Hill of risking a new Cold War... [Full Article...]

Uttar Pradesh: Samajwadi Party MLC Sarojini Agarwal resigns, joins BJP

Uttar Pradesh: Samajwadi Party MLC Sarojini Agarwal resigns, joins BJP She also announced that she was joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The SP has also been in news for the rift between Akhilesh and his father Mulayam Singh Yadav . Agarwal's resignation created one more vacancy needed for chief minister Yogi Adityanath and four of his ministers to become members of either houses of UP's bicameral legislature. [Full Article...]

Democrats Lay Down Conditions For US Tax Reform Support

Democrats Lay Down Conditions For US Tax Reform Support Despite having control of the White House, the Senate and the House of Representatives since the November 2016 elections, Republicans have not delivered on their biggest campaign promises. Tim Scott of SC. "I think Gen. Kelly is a big step in the right direction in organizing the administration so we can coordinate our activities better", Cornyn told CNN. [Full Article...]

U.S. notifies United Nations of Paris climate deal pullout

U.S. notifies United Nations of Paris climate deal pullout The State Department on Friday formally withdrew from the Paris climate accord, confirming President Trump's earlier pledge that the USA would pull out. Macron told reporters. The United States, under former President Barack Obama , had pledged as part of the Paris accord to cut USA greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 28 per cent from 2005 levels by 2025 to help slow global warming. [Full Article...]

GOP Tax Package May Be Delayed

GOP Tax Package May Be Delayed Trump tweeted Saturday, July 29 about his disappointments, particularly with Chin. In May, Reed and other upstate Republicans voted for the House's version of a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. "We didn't have 50 Republicans". And it's unclear how they would this week. House conservative Republicans have been pushing for a variety of add-ons to a debt limit bill, such a... [Full Article...]

North Korea warns U.S. to 'stop your senseless remarks'

North Korea warns U.S. to 'stop your senseless remarks' It also said the USA should not "stab China in the back". The Trump administration has been pinning its hopes on a resolution to the growing crisis on the Korean Peninsula on China, North Korea's largest benefactor, but so far, China has yet to deter the North Korean regime from testing increasingly-powerful weaponry. [Full Article...]

AIADMK factions trade corruption charges, possibility of merger looks bleak

AIADMK factions trade corruption charges, possibility of merger looks bleak Queried about Maitreyan's comments against the government, Panneerselvam told reporters that it would be right if he had said that. The chief minister also had not given any view against the statement of the ministers nor had he denied it, he said. [Full Article...]

Maxine Waters Applauds Anti-Trump Leaks on 'The View'

Maxine Waters Applauds Anti-Trump Leaks on 'The View' She was then asked if she believes Pence would do a better job than Trump and replied with a verbal gaffe. "I need to hear these conversations", she added to applause. "If this leak can happen for this president, that means it can happen for any president and other countries will look at us and say the United States of America, as a whole, is not a secure place", she said. [Full Article...]

Terrorists Hit Herat Mosque, Kill 50

Terrorists Hit Herat Mosque, Kill 50 President Ashraf Ghani said that "terrorists can not create sectarian divisions among our people". A suicide bomber struck the convoy near Kandahar and the Taliban took responsibility for the attack. The NATO convoy they were apart of came under attack in Kandahar province. US generals have described the Afghan conflict as a "stalemate" and have requested additional forces, while US President ... [Full Article...]

US aims for UN vote Saturday on new North Korea sanctions - diplomats

US aims for UN vote Saturday on new North Korea sanctions - diplomats North Korea said a week ago that its latest ICBM test proved its ability to strike the US mainland, drawing a sharp warning from President Donald Trump and a rebuke from China. The United States and China have been negotiating the draft text for the past month. Beijing has in recent years expanded its presence in the sea by building artificial islands capable of holding military bases. [Full Article...]

California police find hundreds of animals during arrest

California police find hundreds of animals during arrest Hundreds of birds, chickens, and reptiles were both found alive and dead at a warehouse in Montclair. Almost 2,000 live chickens, parakeets and other birds, including some exotic species, were rescued from the warehouse, as were dozens of fish, according to the Inland Humane Society. [Full Article...]

Harvard's Incoming Class Of Freshman Has A Non-White Majority

Harvard's Incoming Class Of Freshman Has A Non-White Majority In turn, freshmen minority enrollment has climbed from 21 percent in 2010 to almost 30 percent in 2016. A Justice Department spokesperson announced the investigation on Wednesday, though the statement didn't name the university targeted. "No one has reached out to us". Instead, the Justice Department told The Associated Press that the document in question was related to a job posting tied to a... [Full Article...]

The Little Mermaid ABC Live TV Musical Postponed

The Little Mermaid ABC Live TV Musical Postponed Its executive producers would have been Hamish Hamilton , Ian Stewart , David Jammy, Katy Mullan and Richard Kraft. The Little Mermaid Live was promised to use technology to deliver a "never-before-seen live action/animation hybrid television experience". [Full Article...]

Spicejet aircraft skids off runway while landing at Calicut International Airport

Spicejet aircraft skids off runway while landing at Calicut International Airport The airline sources said two of their flights from here to Chennai and Bengaluru were cancelled following the incident. A major tragedy was averted by the pilot who managed to control the aircraft. Some runway lights were reportedly broken when the plane skidded and went off the airstrip. There were 70 passengers in the plane. No one was injured in the incident, though it sparked off a panic sit... [Full Article...]


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