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Trump travel ban: When does it start, whom does it affect? Trump travel ban: When does it start, whom does it affect?
- July 09, 2017

The United States President Donald Trump's controversial travel ban meandered through the USA courts for months, and now the " watered down " version of the ban is set to kick in on Thursday at 8 pm EST. New approvals for admissions of refugees from all countries will be halted for 120 days. That is because the executive order does not affect people who already have valid visas or green cards. (more...)
Lukaku undergoes medical as Man United move nears completion Lukaku undergoes medical as Man United move nears completion
- July 09, 2017

The move has been rushed through after United's £75 million bid for Romelu Lukaku was accepted. Premier League striker Romelu Lukaku has been arrested over "excessive noise" at a property in Beverly Hills, California. The Red Devils turned their attention to the 24-year-old after being rebuffed in their attempts to sign top target Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid. Romelu Lukaku is on the verge of sealing his move to Manchester United after they agreed a fee with Everton for the ... (more...)
Yoel Romero Shows Off Dance Moves Ahead Of UFC 213
- July 09, 2017

This game plan could be advantageous against the violently aggressive Nunes, with the champion possessing such a "kill or be killed" attitude that just two of her 18 professional MMA bouts have gone the distance. Now that the fight has taken place, Bisping has his answer. With Bisping sidelined, Romero (12-1) - a 40-year-old Cuban with an eight-bout winning streak and an eye-popping physique even by MMA standards - will get his first UFC title shot against Whittaker (19-4), a New ... (more...)
Kenya's interior minister dies in hospital Kenya's interior minister dies in hospital
- July 09, 2017

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta led the nation in mourning Nkaissery's death. "His (Nkaissery) death comes at a critical time as we approach the general election". "I call on Kenyans across the political divide to mourn in peace and to uphold his singular mission of a peaceful, united Kenya, " Kenyatta said. Nkaissery died Saturday at a Nairobi hospital a few hours after being admitted for a check-up, according to Joseph Kinyua, who is President Uhuru Kenyatta's chief of staff. (more...)
Manpreet, Laxmanan win gold at Asian athletics meet Manpreet, Laxmanan win gold at Asian athletics meet
- July 09, 2017

Gowda, who turned 34 on Wednesday, also briefly draped himself in tri-color, posing for the shutterbugs, acknowledging the cheers from the crowd. Her gold medal in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Asian Athletics Championships here was expected but the race itself was a drag. (more...)
Protesters torch cars as G20 unrest continues into second day Protesters torch cars as G20 unrest continues into second day
- July 09, 2017

Police have used water cannons and ppepper spray against crowds, drawing accusations of heavy-handedness. Police said 197 officers were injured, though none seriously. Who are the G20 protesters and what do they want? She told reporters at the end of the two-day meeting: 'I think it's very clear that we could not reach consensus, but the differences were not papered over, they were clearly stated'. (more...)
Hundreds of voters un-register after Trump voter fraud panel demands info Hundreds of voters un-register after Trump voter fraud panel demands info
- July 09, 2017

The commission was launched to investigate those claims and is being chaired by Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach , who sent the information requests. "When you've got a system that allows people to mark, 'No, I am not a citizen, ' and still get registered to vote, that system is broken", Adams said. (more...)
Kendall, Kyle Jenner sued by photographer over Tupac shirts Kendall, Kyle Jenner sued by photographer over Tupac shirts
- July 09, 2017

That commercial, like the shirts, was also pulled. Shortly after, the Jenner sisters pulled the shirts and issued an apology . He says that neither Kendall nor Kylie had anything to do with the design of the tees, and while they gave their approval, it was the brand's responsibility to oversee the rest. (more...)
Watch Poland's First Lady Reject a Handshake With Donald Trump
- July 09, 2017

Much has been made of Trump's freakish and aggressive handshakes , and his own wife stunned the world on their first worldwide trip when she publicly swatted his hand away. The Huffington Post published a video titled, " Poland's first lady ignored the hell out of Trump's handshake ". In a speech, he called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to end the Ukraine conflict and to drop support for "hostile regimes" and argued that the future of Western civilization is at stake. (more...)
Venezuela opposition leader released Venezuela opposition leader released
- July 09, 2017

According the the department, there are 400 political prisoners in Venezuela, as of now. Venezuela's government-stacked Supreme Court said in a statement that it had granted Lopez the "humanitarian measures" for health reasons and "serious signs of irregularities" in the handling of the case that it did not specify. (more...)
Trump team met with Kremlin-linked lawyer during campaign Trump team met with Kremlin-linked lawyer during campaign
- July 09, 2017

Donald Trump Jr ., the president's son, set up the meeting with lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya., which was attended by then-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Jared Kushner , the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, the Times reported . (more...)
Women's March Organizer Linda Sarsour Calls for 'Jihad' Against Trump Women's March Organizer Linda Sarsour Calls for 'Jihad' Against Trump
- July 09, 2017

After Muslim-American activist Linda Sarsour called for a " jihad " against the Trump administration, columnist Ben Shapiro took on a representative for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) to debate her use of the word. "And I hope that we, when we stand up to those who oppress our communities, that Allah accepts from us that as a form of jihad ". "I hope that when we stand up to those who oppress our communities, that Allah accepts from us that as a form of jihad , that ... (more...)
Outcast Chelsea star Diego Costa set to rejoin Atletico Madrid Outcast Chelsea star Diego Costa set to rejoin Atletico Madrid
- July 09, 2017

Despite being Chelsea's top scorer last season, Costa was told last month by manager Antonio Conte that he was not in his plans for next season. While Costa looks increasingly likely to sign for Atletico Madrid when their transfer ban is lifted in January, the Blues still feel they may have a last minute shot at Lukaku. (more...)
German, US doctors visit ill Chinese Nobel victor German, US doctors visit ill Chinese Nobel victor
- July 09, 2017

U.S. and German doctors examined China's Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo on Saturday and concluded he was in a serious condition with latestage liver cancer, the hospital treating him said. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, the year after he was convicted and jailed by a Chinese court. Friends of Liu fear that he is near death as Shenyang's China Medical University No 1 Hospital - where he was admitted on 7 June - revealed on Thursday that his liver function had ... (more...)
Randall Park Joins ANT-MAN AND THE WASP As SHIELD Agent Randall Park Joins ANT-MAN AND THE WASP As SHIELD Agent
- July 09, 2017

Marvel will probably make a few key announcements about Ant-Man and The Wasp at this month's Comic Con, but before we find out who's playing The Wasp - original Wasp Janet Van Dyne, that is - we're already starting to see the rest of the cast take shape. (more...)
Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia and its allies slam Qatar Gulf crisis: Saudi Arabia and its allies slam Qatar
- July 09, 2017

They vowed to take further political, economic and legal steps to tighten the screws on Doha. Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Qatar on June 5 and imposed land, sea, air blockade on the country, accusing it of funding "terrorism" - an allegation Doha denies. (more...)
Kristina Mladenovic questions state of Wimbledon courts Kristina Mladenovic questions state of Wimbledon courts
- July 09, 2017

I don't know what to say". The Centre Court roof was closed on Friday morning as Wimbledon organisers took action to protect the turf from hot sunshine. " So from one Championships to another you will get variations in temperatures which will actually have an effect on how you manage the courts ". Stubley acknowledged that the extreme heat had meant that his team had had to change their management of the courts, but added that he was unsure if more players were suffering from slips and ... (more...)
Al Shabab Beheads 9 People in Kenyan Village Al Shabab Beheads 9 People in Kenyan Village
- July 09, 2017

Kenya is among five countries providing troops to an African Union force bolstering Somalia's fragile central government against al-Shabab's insurgency. The suspects are said to have trespassed into the country through the porous Kenya-Somalia border. "The number is likely to increase to above 10 since some people are unaccounted for following the attack", said the police source. (more...)
USA bombers carry out live fire exercises near Korea DMZ USA bombers carry out live fire exercises near Korea DMZ
- July 09, 2017

Although tests for the missile defense system had reportedly been planned months ago the move has gained in significance in the wake of North Korea's launch last Tuesday of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM ) that could theoretically reach Alaska or Hawaii. (more...)
Mexican Alien Poses For the Camera After Stabbing Her Entire Family Mexican Alien Poses For the Camera After Stabbing Her Entire Family
- July 09, 2017

Police officers and firefighters responded and found Martin Romero and four children deceased, plus the injured Diana Romero, all suffering from apparent stab wounds. Police said Romero and Isabel Martinez were married. Diana underwent surgery and is expected to remain in the hospital for up to three weeks, according to a GoFundMe page set up for the family. (more...)