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Pune Police constable couple sacked for faking 2016 Mount Everest summit

Pune Police constable couple sacked for faking 2016 Mount Everest summit Now the police force in the western Indian city of Pune where the couple worked has dismissed them after conducting its own investigation. Dinesh Rathod and Tarakeshwari Rathod, in June previous year, claimed they were the first Indian "police couple" to reach the Mount Everest summit. [Full Article...]

Nations press China on sea rights

Nations press China on sea rights After their own day of meetings Saturday, ASEAN foreign ministers released a joint statement expressing "grave concerns" over the North's first two intercontinental ballistic missile tests that were conducted last month. China accused the U.S.in July of trespassing in its waters when the Stethem sailed within 12 nautical miles (32 kilometers) of Triton Island in the Paracel Group. [Full Article...]

75- Year-old Lancaster Man is Missing

75- Year-old Lancaster Man is Missing Baker is described as a white man with green eyes and gray or balding hair. He weighs about 175 pounds, stands 5-feet, 10-inches tall. Authorities said he could be wearing navy blue overalls and he wears glasses. The sheriff's office believes he's traveling in a red 2005 Chevrolet pickup truck with SC Farm license plate 43405FM. If you see Baker dial 9-1-1. [Full Article...]

USA says South China Sea talks will be a key test

The meeting was closed to the media. "But the Philippines is trying very hard to broker compromise language". But in recent years Beijing has managed to weaken regional resistance by courting some ASEAN members. Still, Thornton says China's vote for the sanctions is a good step that shows Beijing understands the gravity of the problem. The tribunal a year ago ruled China's sweeping claims to... [Full Article...]

Asean, China approve framework for code of conduct

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) member states and China on Sunday, August 6, approved the framework for a code of conduct in the West Philippine Sea/South China Sea and targeted to start the negotiations on the actual code by the end of the year. [Full Article...]

U.S. urges end to work on South China Sea outposts

He says the only way that would change is if another country joined in an American action against North Korea. Asean's problem in agreeing the wording highlight China's growing influence at a time of uncertainty whether the new USA administration will prioritize relations with Asean, and try to check Beijing's controversial maritime activities. [Full Article...]

British opposition leader Corbyn declines to condemn Venezuela's Maduro

British opposition leader Corbyn declines to condemn Venezuela's Maduro He added that under Chavez and Maduro "serious attempts at reducing poverty, improving literacy and improving the lives of numerous poorest people" had been made. "The issues in Venezuela are partly structural because not enough has been done to diversify the economy away from oil - that has to be a priority for the future - but we also have to recognise that there have been effective and seriou... [Full Article...]

Congress attacks government over discrepancies in new 500, 2000 rupee notes

Congress attacks government over discrepancies in new 500, 2000 rupee notes Sibal said as he displayed pictures of two types of notes pasted on a placard. Using this discrepancy as an example to attack the Centre, the Congress said that this showed how the government was treating the entire economy. "The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) prints two types of currency notes". "We never printed two kinds of notes, one for the party and one for the government - there are two kind... [Full Article...]

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) Position Reduced by Fmr LLC

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE:AU) Position Reduced by Fmr LLC Going Higher" published on March 07, 2016 as well as Seekingalpha.com's news article titled: "AngloGold Ashanti Limited: "I Would Buy This Gold Stock" with publication date: "February 26, 2016. The firm has "Market Perform" rating given on Thursday, August 6 by Cowen & Co. Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, AU has Beta of -1.33 while its industry an... [Full Article...]

Police hunt man who knocked woman in front of London bus

Police hunt man who knocked woman in front of London bus THIS is the horrifying moment a woman appears to be shoved into an oncoming bus by a jogger, with police officers launching a hunt for the suspect. In the video man approaches the woman at full speed as he runs towards her on the pavement. [Full Article...]

Boycott India at ICC events: Javed Miandad to PCB

Boycott India at ICC events: Javed Miandad to PCB The tournament is scheduled to be held in Bengaluru in November this year with Pakistan reluctant to tour. Pakistani cricket authorities Tuesday called for an upcoming tournament in India to be moved to a neutral venue, citing security fears in the South Asian country . [Full Article...]

Brigham And Women's Left Out Of Top Hospitals List

Brigham And Women's Left Out Of Top Hospitals List United ranked fifth in the metro and eighth in the state and also earned Best Regional Hospital distinction. The health system earned national accolades in 15 of the ranking's 16 areas of medical specialties. Some specialty rankings are also based on hospital reputation, which is determined by surveying over 125,000 physicians across the country. Spectrum Health-Butterworth and Blodgett Hospita... [Full Article...]

More help on the way to fight wildfires

More help on the way to fight wildfires Officials in British Columbia reported more than 130 wildfires burning in the province earlier this week. There have been 900 wildfires in the area since April alone, and nearly 600,000 hectares have been burned. All six of BC's fire centres are anticipating an increase in fire starts over the next few days. The provincial government will cover the costs of bringing in the global personnel. [Full Article...]

Militant group Jamaat-ud-Dawa launches new party in Pakistan

Militant group Jamaat-ud-Dawa launches new party in Pakistan The JuD widely is believed to be a front for Lashkar-e-Taiba, the militant group behind the 2008 deadly attacks in Mumbai, India. Charity officials said they have filed registration papers for the new party with Pakistan's electoral commission. [Full Article...]

Stalking Case, Rajya Sabha Polls, North Korea: Unmissable morning round-up

Stalking Case, Rajya Sabha Polls, North Korea: Unmissable morning round-up A pitched battle is on between the two parties to win Rajya Sabha elections after senior Gujarat Congress leader Shankarsinh Vaghela quit the party. After a month-long political drama involving defections, whisking away of 44 Congress MLAs from one resort to another and I-T raids, the stage looks all set for elections to three Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Texas man stuck on top of SUV in raging waters, rescued later

Texas man stuck on top of SUV in raging waters, rescued later One dramatic rescue was caught on video. The second attempt from a truck with a longer ladder also proved to be too short and firefighters then attached a standard blemished ladder which allowed them to reach the vehicle. Less than a half-mile away, firefighters used a boat to rescue a woman who was trapped on top of her auto. On Monday morning, crews were called to a water rescue after a man ... [Full Article...]

Man, 83, stabbed to death in Norfolk woods as he walked dogs

Man, 83, stabbed to death in Norfolk woods as he walked dogs Ch Supt Mike Fawcett, of Norfolk Police, said he could understand the shock of the community at the "level of brutality". Detectives say his body may only have been there for a matter of hours before it was discovered. Chief Superintendent Fawcett said: "I'm not saying don't go out walking on your own". The woodland where the man was murdered is managed by the Forestry Commission and popular w... [Full Article...]

Rajnath Singh rebukes Rahul Gandhi for not following security protocol in Gujarat

Rajnath Singh rebukes Rahul Gandhi for not following security protocol in Gujarat Rahul Gandhi and the Congress has repeatedly alleged Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and RSS behind the attack. For the state BJP workers, he had a further jab. "Going overseas without taking SPG cover is not only a violation of the SPG Act, but also negligence towards one's own security", he said. The Special Protection Group (SPG) commando received minor injuries while Gandhi, who was sitting in the ... [Full Article...]

Why? Laura Bluestein shoots wife, Felicia Dormans dead

Why? Laura Bluestein shoots wife, Felicia Dormans dead Dressed in an orange jumpsuit, Bluestein appeared in court to hear the charges she faced. Cops arrested Bluestein without incident and charged her with first-degree murder, weapons possession and tampering with evidence. She made a first appearance Monday afternoon at the Burlington County Courthouse in Mount Holly via video feed before Superior Court Judge Dennis P. [Full Article...]

Liam Gallagher refuses to appear on Carpool Karaoke with 'k**bhead' James Corden

Liam Gallagher refuses to appear on Carpool Karaoke with 'k**bhead' James Corden Liam has never been one to mince his words and he's not about to start now. The segment on The Late Late Show sees Corden invite famous musicians to sing along to their songs while he drives around and has featured everyone from Michelle Obama to Stevie Wonder and Red Hot Chili Peppers. [Full Article...]


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