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China hospital invites foreign experts to help treat sick dissident Liu Xiaobo China hospital invites foreign experts to help treat sick dissident Liu Xiaobo
- July 05, 2017

Since he was released, China has faced worldwide calls to give Liu the option to get treatment overseas. The hospital has informed Liu's family members of every treatment measure they have taken and the family said they are satisfied with the treatment and expressed their appreciation. (more...)
Illinois Senate Overrides Vetoes Of Budget Plan, Income Tax Increase Illinois Senate Overrides Vetoes Of Budget Plan, Income Tax Increase
- July 05, 2017

Rauner promised to veto the measures because Democrats who control the General Assembly have yet to agree to his pet issues. Lawmakers will forego Independence Day parades - where many of them fear being booed and jeered over the budget stalemate and the income-tax increase from 3.75 to 4.95 percent for individuals and 5.25 to 7 percent for businesses the House approved Sunday - for holiday work. (more...)
Magu: Senate slams Osinbajo over nominees confirmation Magu: Senate slams Osinbajo over nominees confirmation
- July 05, 2017

Lawmakers reacted to the letter, read by Senate President Bukola Saraki at the plenary, by protesting that all confirmation requests from the executive arm be suspended until the powers of the legislative arm are recognised. On the two occasions, the senators officially hinged their decision to reject Mr. Magu on a security report compiled by the State Security Service, a sister law enforcement agency which is also under the control of the executive. (more...)
RCEP With ASEAN Countries Offers Immense Possibilities: Swaraj RCEP With ASEAN Countries Offers Immense Possibilities: Swaraj
- July 05, 2017

She invited the ASEAN member countries to take advantage of these opportunities and invest in India. The theme of the event was "India and the ASEAN: Charting the Course for the Next 25 Years". He added that India and ASEAN region together presented a huge market to be explored. This year's dialogue is being organised by the External Affairs Ministry in collaboration with the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), industry body Ficci, Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), Singapore, SAEA ... (more...)
Kasey Palmer back with Huddersfield on season-long loan from Chelsea Kasey Palmer back with Huddersfield on season-long loan from Chelsea
- July 05, 2017

Palmer proved to be a fans' favourite at Huddersfield last season after netting the victor with his second touch for the club in a 2-1 win over Brentford on the opening day of last season. "He scores goals, creates them for others and is always a threat when he's on the pitch, so I'm very happy to welcome him to the club". Palmer's signing comes on the heels of his new five-year contract at Stamford Bridge. (more...)
NTSB heading investigation into fatal natural gas explosion NTSB heading investigation into fatal natural gas explosion
- July 05, 2017

One of the UGI workers died, and the three other employees were taken to Lancaster General Hospital with injuries, according to the report. Neighbors say they heard the explosion and insulation from the home could be seen falling in the air. (more...)
Seattle man fatally shoots wife during argument in Uber auto Seattle man fatally shoots wife during argument in Uber auto
- July 05, 2017

Espitia exited the vehicle and disappeared into surrounding bushes. "It was Mr. Espitia in the back seat with the wife in the front passenger seat, and a gunshot to the back of her head killing her", said a prosecutor. A colleague of Mr. Espitia at the coast guard, Elliot Felix, told Judge Chow that he had been employed with the accused for over five years and was not convinced that Cameron was capable of such a crime. (more...)
Subway to open 500 new stores in United Kingdom and Ireland Subway to open 500 new stores in United Kingdom and Ireland
- July 05, 2017

That means there would be nearly double the number of Subway franchises to that of its United Kingdom baked-goods rival Greggs, which has 1,698 stores. The high street sandwich chain, with annual sales of £515million, has announced the opening of its 2,500th store, in Bristol. That new seven-year contract replaced a €700 million deal agreed with Subway in 2010. (more...)
Henshaw to miss start of next season, Payne deals with migraines Henshaw to miss start of next season, Payne deals with migraines
- July 05, 2017

Jared Payne has not travelled with the rest of the British and Irish Lions squad to Queenstown after suffering from migraine symptoms, with the Ireland centre looking unlikely to feature in the third Test against the All Blacks this weekend. (more...)
Blood of dismembered NJ woman reportedly found in boyfriend's bathtub Blood of dismembered NJ woman reportedly found in boyfriend's bathtub
- July 05, 2017

According to WABC 7 , "Cadaver dogs" have searched three locations and two vehicles in New Jersey. It's called Luna lounge at 16 Armory Street. The torso had been cut at the knees and the woman's intestines were out, said the man who had been walking his dog with his wife when they spotted the corpse. (more...)
President Trump's Twitter War with CNN Escalates President Trump's Twitter War with CNN Escalates
- July 05, 2017

The video Trump posted to social media features the CNN logo imposed over McMahon's face. Trash-tweeting the news media for the fifteenth time in a week, President Trump spent part of Sunday morning at his Bedminster Golf Club in New Jersey maligning CNN . (more...)
Trump revives US National Space Council Trump revives US National Space Council
- July 05, 2017

Space is going to bring us closer together... However, it wasn't the presidential order that made headlines, but rather Aldrin's seemingly unhappy faces as Trump spoke about Space. "Space! That's all it has to say is 'space.' There's a lot of room out there, right?" We don't really don't know. "This high-level group advises the president and comprises the leaders of government agencies with a stake in space, including the NASA administrator, the Secretaries of State, Commerce, Defense, ... (more...)
Backed forces breach wall in Syria's Raqa Backed forces breach wall in Syria's Raqa
- July 05, 2017

US-backed forces in Syria have managed to enter a heavily fortified area in the city of Raqqa, a stronghold of the Isis terror group, in what has been deemed as "a key milestone " in the fight against the militants. Syrian Democratic Forces late tonight entered the old city in central #Raqqa , key milestone in campaign to liberate the city. ISIS jihadis had been previously attempting to funnel troops through gaps in the wall which had been laced with mines and improvised explosive ... (more...)
Darren Carrington suspended after hitting drive-thru pole Darren Carrington suspended after hitting drive-thru pole
- July 05, 2017

OR head coach Willie Taggart issued a statement on Carrington. This is not the first time Carrington, who is expected to be an National Football League draft pick in 2018, has run into trouble. Last October a UO graduate accused the 6-foot-2, 200-pound Carrington of pushing him to the ground and breaking his arm. He has appeared in 33 games for the Ducks over the past three seasons, including a career-high 12 as a junior in 2016. (more...)
Boiler explosion kills at least 10 in Bangladesh garment factory Boiler explosion kills at least 10 in Bangladesh garment factory
- July 05, 2017

Mahiuddin Faruqui, chairman and managing Director of Multifabs told Dhaka Tribune: "We'll definitely compensate and provide jobs for the family members of those who have been deceased and injured". As of last week, however, the Accord's updated corrective plan on the facility listed that issue as having been corrected. According to the Office of the Chief Inspector of Boilers, in the fiscal year 2015-16, the government inspected and permitted the operations of 5,035 boilers. (more...)
Roads Within City can be Exempt from Highway Liquor Ban: SC Roads Within City can be Exempt from Highway Liquor Ban: SC
- July 05, 2017

Spelling relief for liquor vends that operate in city limits but fall within 500 metres of highways, a bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud observed that highways within city limits could be considered internal or district roads. (more...)
Naked man slaps Houston cop, gets tased Naked man slaps Houston cop, gets tased
- July 05, 2017

After following instructions to put down the can, the man then slapped one of the cops in the face in a sudden outburst caught on camera. Cops then subdue Dean by Tasering him twice and then handcuffing him while facedown on the ground. The incident was reported on Fannin Street when an officer stopped the man at a MetroRail stop, police said. "Can you walk, can you get up?" A Houston police assistant chief commended the officers for bringing the volatile situation to a safe conclusion. (more...)
Snoop Dogg loves Jay-Z's 4:44, but doesn't understand Tidal Snoop Dogg loves Jay-Z's 4:44, but doesn't understand Tidal
- July 05, 2017

Jay-Z's upstart Tidal streaming service has enjoyed a surge of interest after the rap mogul released his latest album exclusively on the platform. 'I'm on iTunes and s**t cuz, I don't understand that-y'all gotta explain that to me. The rapper finally addressed the issues that #Beyonce hinted on her 2016 album " Lemonade " and admitted that he was unfaithful to his wife. However Tidal - which Jay-Z acquired in 2015 but trails far behind streaming leader Spotify as well as Apple ... (more...)
Hot air balloon crashes in alligator-infested pond near Disney World Hot air balloon crashes in alligator-infested pond near Disney World
- July 05, 2017

WESH 2 News shared the videos and photos with Orlando Balloon Rides and received a written response specifically regarding video showing a balloon near a roof. It was scary", he said. "It was lucky that no one got hurt". A poor group of tourists aboard a hot air balloon, hoping to add a little magic into their lives, received a rude wake-up call to the cruelty of fate when they crashed into a lake next to Disneyland Sunday. (more...)
Dino Melaye's Recall Dead On Arrival, Ekweremadu Declares Dino Melaye's Recall Dead On Arrival, Ekweremadu Declares
- July 05, 2017

Melaye had told his colleagues that Yahaya Bello , governor of Kogi state, was behind the move to eject him from the upper legislative chamber. In their Originating Summons, the litigants urged the court to determine whether upon a proper interpretation of the provisions of Section 65 (2) (b), 68 (1) (g) and 69 of the 1999 Constitution, the 1st plaintiff's sponsored member Senator Dino Melaye to the Senate is not entitled to a fair hearing before the process of his recall as ... (more...)