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Statement of apology to Mr. Omar Khadr Statement of apology to Mr. Omar Khadr
- July 08, 2017

A separate government official also familiar with the deal, which is expected to be announced Friday, said Khadr was given about $8 million. We hope that this expression, and the negotiated settlement reached with the Government, will assist him in his efforts to begin a new and hopeful chapter in his life with his fellow Canadians. (more...)
Blac Chyna's hairstylist throws shade at Rob Kardashian Blac Chyna's hairstylist throws shade at Rob Kardashian
- July 08, 2017

But what about baby Dream? Blac Chyna is taking legal action against Rob Kardashian . However, if there is one girl who can bounce back, trust me, it's Chyna . TMZ reports that Chyna hasn't been fazed by the arrangement and returned the cars and goods herself. In an interview with Latina magazine, Bailon slammed Rob for allegedly cheating on her at the end. (more...)
Air India launches direct flight to Washington from New Delhi Air India launches direct flight to Washington from New Delhi
- July 07, 2017

IndiGo also wants sole control over operations, saying it will not be interested in a joint venture with the government even if it gets majority stake. "We would look at acquiring all of AI's worldwide operations and AI Express", IndiGo's reticent founder-promoter Rahul Bhatia said on Thursday.His partner, Rakesh Gangwal , said, "A joint venture or joint ownership with the government is at best a very, very hard proposition. (more...)
US aircraft carrier makes first visit to Israel in 17 years US aircraft carrier makes first visit to Israel in 17 years
- July 07, 2017

The CPI (M) on Thursday said the announcement of a strategic partnership with Israel amounts to India's "virtual abandonment" of the Palestinian cause. "We have chose to cooperate in so many areas, but there is really one area that really guarantees the future and PM Modi speaks of it all the time, it's the young people, the young people of India and Israel", he said. (more...)
Tesla to Build World's Biggest Lithium Ion Battery Tesla to Build World's Biggest Lithium Ion Battery
- July 07, 2017

The embrace of battery technology is part of the state government's AUD550 million energy security plan. Tesla's Powerpack system will be able to do this, fed by a wind farm provided by Neoen who joins Tesla in the contract win. The state said it would invest an additional AU$500,000 in battery technology over the next two years in order to install battery systems in Adelaide-based businesses to demonstrate energy-storage capabilities. (more...)
CBI raids Lalu Prasad Yadav's residence, 11 premises CBI raids Lalu Prasad Yadav's residence, 11 premises
- July 07, 2017

Earlier also, Modi had demanded sacking of Lalu Prasad's minister sons - Tejashwi and Tej Pratap - from Bihar government after the Income Tax Department charged six family members of the RJD chief under anti-benami assets Act in connection with its probe into alleged land deals worth Rs 1,000 crore. (more...)
George, Amal Clooney with twins arriving in Milan George, Amal Clooney with twins arriving in Milan
- July 07, 2017

George carried one white bassinet presumably holding one twin, while Amal carried the other matching bassinet. The now family of four got into a van and went away after Amal , who is an accomplished Human Rights lawyer thanked their staff who was present at the time. (more...)
Georgia will open Sanford Stadium for August 21 total solar eclipse viewing Georgia will open Sanford Stadium for August 21 total solar eclipse viewing
- July 07, 2017

According to the American Astronomical Society (AAS ), the moon will at least partially cover the sun for two to three hours on that Monday, while anyone living along a narrow stretch from OR to SC will be able to experience almost three minutes of a total eclipse. (more...)
Worth Watching Stock Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. (CRZO)
- July 07, 2017

As per Wednesday, July 22, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. Baird cut their price objective on shares of Carrizo Oil & Gas from $50.00 to $36.00 and set an outperform rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 24th. (more...)
Sri Devi corrects Akshaye Khanna for calling her a 'recluse' Sri Devi corrects Akshaye Khanna for calling her a 'recluse'
- July 07, 2017

As Sajal is set to make her Bollywood debut, here are a few lesser known facts about the young actress. Sridevi has done her mom act earlier in English Vinglish (2012) and had me in awe of her, like always. So, they have done a brilliant job, ' said Udyawar, who has previously worked as an art director , producer-director on television entertainers and has also directed commercials and music videos. (more...)
SoundCloud lays off 40 percent of its staff in cost-cutting push SoundCloud lays off 40 percent of its staff in cost-cutting push
- July 07, 2017

The German-born streaming company has informed its staff today that 173 jobs are being cut, from a total headcount of 420. That means the remaining 247 employees will serve the streamer's 175 million users out of its NY office and Berlin headquarters , it said in a blog post. (more...)
After protest from India UK cancels 'Burhan Wani Day' rally in Birmingham After protest from India UK cancels 'Burhan Wani Day' rally in Birmingham
- July 07, 2017

Birmingham City Council has cancelled permission for a rally by British Kashmiris marking the martyrdom of renowned Kashmiri freedom fighter Burhan Wani after protests from the Indian government - using a doctored leaflet. It asked people to join "Kashmir Rally" outside the Council House in Birmingham on 8 July at Victoria Square. An alliance of key separatist Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has issued an identical calendar to mark Wani anniversary. (more...)
Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's health deteriorates Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo's health deteriorates
- July 07, 2017

He was imprisoned in 2009 on charges of inciting subversion against the state after he helped to write a petition calling for political reform in China. Activist and dissident Hu Jia on Thursday accused China's Communist Party of denying Liu his freedom, which he said would be the best possible treatment. (more...)
Nigeria drop one place to 39th in the world
- July 07, 2017

Conquerors of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, South Africa gained 547 but still stayed rooted to the 65th spot they occupied last month, which leaves them as the 12th placed nation on the African continent. Germany was propelled to the top by their victory over Chile in the Confederation Cup while World Champions, Brazil, who had held the number one position since April are second. (more...)
Hawks shoot down race discrimination lawsuit Hawks shoot down race discrimination lawsuit
- July 07, 2017

The suit lists other examples of what Hayes said was a discriminatory practice of subjecting black entertainers to more thorough security measure than white entertainers. However, celebrities such as Adele , Ariana Grande , Bon Jovi , AC/DC and Amy Schumer were granted access without any issues. Hayes said that he observed the obvious pattern of discrimination against black celebrities at the arena without interfering until April of 2017 when a black security officer insisted that a ... (more...)
United States opioid prescriptions fall, but numbers still high — CDC United States opioid prescriptions fall, but numbers still high — CDC
- July 07, 2017

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Residents of those counties with the highest prescription rates have a greater risk of opioid addiction, overdose and death as a result of the higher prescribing practices. The new CDC report analyzed prescriptions from 59,000 pharmacies around the country collected by QuintilesIMS, a pharmaceutical analytics company. (more...)
Huge manhunt sparked after inmate escapes maximum-security prison for second time Huge manhunt sparked after inmate escapes maximum-security prison for second time
- July 07, 2017

Director of South Carolina's prisons at the time , Jon Ozmint, blamed budget cutbacks that forced the Department of Corrections to cut 800 jobs and left certain areas of Broad River prison - such as the trash compactor and the loading dock - without officer supervision. (more...)
Tahoe Resources, Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.02 (TAHO) Tahoe Resources, Inc. Declares Monthly Dividend of $0.02 (TAHO)
- July 07, 2017

We should also note their 52-Week High and Low: the shares now trade -66.26% away from their high and -19.38% from the low. Raymond James Financial, Inc. Tahoe Resources Inc (NYSE:TAHO) has declined 23.51% since July 6, 2016 and is downtrending. The company's 50-day moving average price is $8.91 and its 200-day moving average price is $8.72. (more...)
Bloody Mexico Prison Brawl Leaves At Least 28 Dead Bloody Mexico Prison Brawl Leaves At Least 28 Dead
- July 07, 2017

At least 28 inmates were killed in a brutal prison fight on Thursday in the Mexican Pacific resort of Acapulco, in one of the worst outbreaks of violence in the country's troubled penal system in recent years. It is a center of opium poppy production that has been a major concern to USA officials. Stringer. / Reuters Soldiers and federal police officers set up a security cordon around the prison in the wake of the deadly fighting. (more...)
Ancient land-dwelling crocodile had T. rex sized teeth, study shows Ancient land-dwelling crocodile had T. rex sized teeth, study shows
- July 07, 2017

A little known creature from the Jurassic period has been revealed as a huge crocodile with T. rex teeth that was among the top land predators in the land. Meet "Razana", a very big lizard ancestor with the teeth of a T. rex and the body of a crocodile. Now, more than a decade later, the same scientists (with the help of Guillaume Fleury of the Museum of Toulouse in France) detail new skull remnants in open access journal PeerJ . (more...)