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Kerber survives another day at Wimbledon Kerber survives another day at Wimbledon
- July 09, 2017

And she was second best in the first half of her match against Rogers, who packs plenty of punch with her groundstrokes and led 4-2 in the second set after winning the first. "I told myself to try to be aggressive", said Querrey, who reached the Wimbledon quarterfinals past year. The deft Radwanska, the 2012 runner-up to Serena Williams, came back from a set down to beat 19th seed Timea Bacsinszky 3-6, 6-4, 6-1, and now faces eighth seed Kuznetsova who cruised through 6-4, 6-0 over qualifier ... (more...)
Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge stays motivated with one single stat Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge stays motivated with one single stat
- July 09, 2017

He bashed his 30th home run of the season on Friday evening against the Milwaukee Brewers while setting a new Yankees rookie record and breaking his tie with Joe DiMaggio . Judge said baseball can humble a player quickly, and to remind himself of that fact, he keeps his.179 average from previous year scribbled on his pregame notes. (more...)
GST Rates Finder mobile app: Ten things to know GST Rates Finder mobile app: Ten things to know
- July 09, 2017

Goods and Services Tax ( GST ), the new tax system of the central government came into effect from July 1. In a series of tweets, the official handle of Finance Ministry wrote, "A taxpayer can search for applicable CGST , SGST, UTGST rate and Compensation Cess on a supply". (more...)
Black American college grad beaten to death in Greece Black American college grad beaten to death in Greece
- July 09, 2017

Police said Friday that a 34-year-old Greek and a 32-year-old British man of Serbian origin have been arrested and were to appear before a prosecutor on murder charges. The grad student's body was taken to the Patras coroner for further examination, but his death was most likely caused by multiple blows to the head. A State Department official said in a statement that Greek police have notified the U.S. (more...)
Baton Rouge Officer Sues BLM For Injuries During A Protest Baton Rouge Officer Sues BLM For Injuries During A Protest
- July 09, 2017

By reviewing the officer's injuries listed in the lawsuit, it is believed that the injuries are consistent with those of East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputy Nick Tullier . The lawsuit alleges Mckesson was "in charge of" a July 9 protest that "turned into a riot", he "did nothing to calm the crowd and, instead, he incited the violence" on behalf of Black Lives Matter and leaders incited others to harm police "in retaliation for the death of Black men killed by police" and "all but too late" ... (more...)
Xi, Trump meet on ties, hot-spot issues on G20 sidelines Xi, Trump meet on ties, hot-spot issues on G20 sidelines
- July 09, 2017

Xi and Trump set a constructive tone for the development of China-U.S. relations during their talks at the Mar-a-Lago resort in the U.S. state of Florida in April. Noting that the two countries have made new progress in bilateral cooperation in many fields since the Mar-a-Lago meeting despite some sensitive issues, Xi urged joint efforts with Trump to keep bilateral ties on track and coordinate in global affairs. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Briefly Takes Her Father's Seat At G20 Leaders' Meeting Ivanka Trump Briefly Takes Her Father's Seat At G20 Leaders' Meeting
- July 09, 2017

The president's daughter, who also functions as one of his unofficial advisors, was apparently deputized to take Trump's place after he departed the room for a brief period. The topic of the summit was one of Ivanka Trump's projects, the World Bank finance initiative for women entrepreneurs. While life would undoubtedly be "easier" away from the White House, Ivanka appears to have embraced the opportunities that have come her way since her father became the president. (more...)
BC firefighters battle wildfire near 100 Mile House, several properties evacuated BC firefighters battle wildfire near 100 Mile House, several properties evacuated
- July 09, 2017

At 9 a.m. there will be a meeting with local government and the BC Wildfire to give an update and he will be doing a flyover in the helicopter to see the fires from the air himself after the meeting. "By acting now we save the issue of smoke and congestion and confusion", said Al Richmond, chairman of the regional district. Kevin Skrepnek with the BC Wildfire Service says more than 180 fires are burning across BC. (more...)
Woman accused of fatally stabbing husband, 4 children appears in court Woman accused of fatally stabbing husband, 4 children appears in court
- July 09, 2017

Police said a fifth child, a 9-year-old girl, survived with serious injuries. The 33-year-old was arrested on Thursday (6 July) after she made an emergency 911 call from their home near Loganville in Gwinnett County at 4.47am local time (1.47am BST) to report the stabbing . (more...)
Baby Driver 2 is Tempting, Admits Edgar Wright Baby Driver 2 is Tempting, Admits Edgar Wright
- July 08, 2017

Coming in second place with a respectable $20 million debut, Baby Driver has raced to nearly $40 million after its first full week. "The studio have asked me to think about writing a sequel", he told the Empire Film Podcast . Now, there are minor spoilers for Baby Driver in Wright's next comment, so if you've not seen it yet look away now. The closest he came is the Cornetto Trilogy of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and The World's End which are spiritual sequels using the same cast ... (more...)
G20 Summit Vows Crackdown On Safe Havens, Fight Terrorism Online Too G20 Summit Vows Crackdown On Safe Havens, Fight Terrorism Online Too
- July 08, 2017

But the G20 leaders also underscored that it was crucial to address the underlying conditions that terrorists exploit and called states to promote political and religious tolerance and inclusiveness. "We have seen the threat spread out of Syria and Iraq - into other countries and online", the broadcaster quoted advance excerpts of the speech as saying. (more...)
European Parliament votes to stop Turkey accession talks European Parliament votes to stop Turkey accession talks
- July 08, 2017

Among other things, the report calls on member states to "formally suspend the accession negotiations with Turkey without delay if the constitutional reform package is implemented unchanged". European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has previously described the death penalty as a " red line' that would prevent Turkey becoming an EU member". (more...)
Turkey sends protest note to Germany Turkey sends protest note to Germany
- July 08, 2017

Erdogan said that Turkey wanted to enhance its relations with Germany, but is increasingly frustrated by the "negative stance" of the German authorities toward Turkey. Erdogan is frequently accused by opponents of acting like a dictator, although he rubbishes the idea, noting that he is the first directly-elected president in Turkish history. (more...)
RB Leizpig intent on keeping Liverpool target Naby Keita RB Leizpig intent on keeping Liverpool target Naby Keita
- July 08, 2017

While Liverpool may want the Guinea global now, reports suggest a release clause allowing the midfielder to leave for £48m will become active next summer. "I have already said that before and nothing has changed in that aspect". Liverpool have signed England Under-20 worldwide Dominic Solanke and AS Roma winger Mohamed Salah in the summer transfer window so far. (more...)
China must use influence to stop North Korea, Theresa May says China must use influence to stop North Korea, Theresa May says
- July 08, 2017

It is the common responsibility of the two sides to maintain and develop bilateral ties, he added. He said North Korea was behaving in a "very, very risky manner" and that something would have to be done about it. will receive more "gift packages" of different sizes from the DPRK in endless succession, as it tries harder to destroy, by means of sanctions and pressure, the overall national power and strategic position of the DPRK", the unnamed ministry spokesman said in a statement ... (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association suspends Sudan over government interference Federation Internationale de Football Association suspends Sudan over government interference
- July 08, 2017

Ferroviario Beira of Mozambique and Zesco United of Zambia qualified for CAF club competition quarter-finals Friday after Sudan were banned from competing internationally. Federation Internationale de Football Association has stated to strongly oppose governmental interference. The third was scheduled to play this weekend, and had already sealed a place in the quarterfinals of the CAF Confederation Cup . (more...)
Floods in India's northeastern Assam claim 22 lives Floods in India's northeastern Assam claim 22 lives
- July 08, 2017

Karimganj in southern Assam continued to be the worst-hit with 1,60,833 people reeling from floods. More than 15,000 hectares of agricultural land has been submerged across the state. A total of 1,037 villages in 52 Revenue Circles are affected, it said, adding that 181 relief camps and centres have been set up in 11 districts for the succour of over 20,000 inmates. (more...)
Government ethics director who prodded Donald Trump resigns Government ethics director who prodded Donald Trump resigns
- July 08, 2017

Shaub was in his fifth and final year of the job but his term was not scheduled to end until January of 2018. Shaub, who led the federal Office of Government Ethics since 2013, said he would be joining the staff of the Campaign Legal Center , a Washington-based group that studies the role of money in politics. (more...)
Gov. Christie beach controversy inspires new legislation Gov. Christie beach controversy inspires new legislation
- July 08, 2017

His bill would also bar future governors from using state assets closed to the public because of a state shutdown. The Republican Christie ordered the shutdown after lawmakers couldn't agree on a budget, including blocking access to the beach at the park. (more...)
Schumer Trashes Cruz Health Care Amendment Schumer Trashes Cruz Health Care Amendment
- July 08, 2017

Inside, Cruz spoke to a packed ballroom inside the Renaissance Austin Hotel and was greeted with a standing ovation upon his entrance. Repealing and replacing Obamacare is among the highest priority for congressional Republicans. "What I'm trying to do is bring Republicans together, unite the Republican conference in the senate, bring together conservatives, bring together moderates, bring together the president and the administration and get it done", Cruz said. (more...)