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Questions Surround WWE's Release of Austin Aries Questions Surround WWE's Release of Austin Aries
- July 10, 2017

Aries doesn't seem to care too much because he tweeted out that he was happy. Aside from Dixie Carter appearing on the WWE Network, the other shocking news topic from the wrestling world this week was Austin Aries getting released from the WWE. (more...)
Ivanka Trump replaces father at G20 world leaders meeting Ivanka Trump replaces father at G20 world leaders meeting
- July 10, 2017

Regardless of how world leaders feel about Trump himself, Ivanka's proximity does in fact garner her visible privilege. He returned after a short while to take his seat. " Ivanka Trump was part and parcel of the American delegation so that is something that other delegations also do". Donald Trump had earlier used a World Bank session on women's entrepreneurship to sing his daughter's praises. (more...)
Beijing helps to press Trump over withdrawal from Paris climate accord
- July 10, 2017

Hamburg: The US was isolated at the G20 Summit after India and 18 other members of the grouping termed the Paris climate deal as "irreversible" and threw their weight behind the landmark agreement from which Washington has made a decision to pull out. (more...)
Trump stops to pick up Marine's hat Trump stops to pick up Marine's hat
- July 10, 2017

As you can see in the video below, the President locates the fallen hat and stoops below to pick it up, before approaching the marine and placing the hat on his head. The young service member remained impressively stoic throughout the entire episode, without breaking protocol for a moment. Trump was at Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington after returning from the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, the past two days. (more...)
Turkey's CHP leader ends 450km protest march with rally Turkey's CHP leader ends 450km protest march with rally
- July 10, 2017

But the government has dismissed the march as a bothersome stunt. The CHP leader reached the outskirts of Istanbul on Friday and was joined by tens of thousands forming a vast file along the road despite blistering heat. He also said he did not want any political signs or flags to be waved at the rally, including the CHP's political party flag. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticised Kilicdaroglu when he launched his protest march, saying justice should be sought in ... (more...)
United States bombers fly over Korean Peninsula after North Korea missile test United States bombers fly over Korean Peninsula after North Korea missile test
- July 10, 2017

North Korea has accused Washington of pushing the peninsula to the "tipping point" of nuclear war after a practice bombing run by two United States planes. Moon said he and Kim could put all issues on the negotiating table including the North's nuclear program and the signing of a peace treaty to officially end the 1950-53 Korean War. (more...)
North Korea warns of nuclear tipping point over USA bomber drill
- July 10, 2017

Gen. Thomas Bergeson, U.S. Forces Korea deputy commander. North Korea on Tuesday test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time, an apparent game-changer in its confrontation with Washington over its nuclear and missile programmes. (more...)
Z's '4:44' hits platinum in less than a week Z's '4:44' hits platinum in less than a week
- July 10, 2017

The milestone means the material has either sold or been streamed one million times. This achievement is especially gobsmacking since the album , its songs and its associated video materials were only available through Jay-Z-owned TIDAL for pre-existing subscribers of the music streaming service and U.S. (more...)
Final G20 Communique Reveals Split Over Climate Change
- July 10, 2017

The California summit meeting will bring together the leaders of states, cities, businesses and others who made pledges to curb heat-trapping greenhouse gas emissions as part of the Paris accord, The New York Times reported . The G20 nations provide four times more public financing to fossil fuels than to renewable energy , a report has revealed ahead of their summit in Hamburg where German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said climate change will be at the heart of the agenda. (more...)
Political crisis grips Nagaland as CM sacks four Ministers Political crisis grips Nagaland as CM sacks four Ministers
- July 10, 2017

The source also informed that the MLAs would continue to camp at Kaziranga for the next few days, apparently to wait for the Governor, who is out of station, to reach Kohima. According to sources in NPF, the understanding was that Liezietsu would hold the reins for two to three months after which Zeliang would reclaim the CM's chair. (more...)
Tillerson Says Russia Must Restore Ukraine Territory, or Sanctions Stay
- July 10, 2017

Tillerson was speaking in Ukraine on Sunday, two days after Presidents Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Germany. According to the president, Ukraine is not interested in delaying such negotiations, because "Ukraine pays a high price - its heroes are wounded and killed" every day. (more...)
William Adams: Priest arrested in Martin County road rage incident William Adams: Priest arrested in Martin County road rage incident
- July 10, 2017

According to a [Florida Highway Patrol] report, Adams - a priest at Calvary Episcopal Church in Fletcher, N.C. - was driving a red Chevrolet Corvette... Lucie County Sheriff's Office. Martin County, Florida records show he was released from jail on $15,000 bail. The story in the Palm Beach Post went on to explain that Adams reportedly told investigators that someone in the truck had rolled down a window, shouted and thrown a drink at Adams' vehicle. (more...)
US Air Force drops 'dummy bombs' near North Korea US Air Force drops 'dummy bombs' near North Korea
- July 10, 2017

The U.S. bombers conducted a live fire drill over a shooting range in Gangwon Province, along with two of South Korea's F-15K fighter jets and two U.S. Based on North Korea's claim and the Pentagon's assessment that the rocket poses a new level of threat to the United States and the region, the U.S. (more...)
Social media reaction to DWP plant fire, explosions in Northridge Social media reaction to DWP plant fire, explosions in Northridge
- July 09, 2017

Downtown Los Angeles tied its record temperature of 96 degrees, which was set July 8, 1954. Southern California residents took to social media to discuss the fire, the power outage and the heat. The power outage sparked a flood of reaction online as people affected sought to entertain themselves on battery-powered devices and share their power-cut hardships. (more...)
USA knows CONCACAF Gold Cup is its chance to shine USA knows CONCACAF Gold Cup is its chance to shine
- July 09, 2017

Villafana, Rowe, Dwyer and Acosta also made their Gold Cup debuts. In their group, Canada will also face Costa Rica and Honduras later in the competition. Since then, Arena's team is unbeaten in the last four qualifying games, including an impressive 1-1 tie at Mexico last month. Nicaragua 31/20 (01:00) Both of these teams are considered minnows at this tournament. (more...)
Hundreds pay tribute to slain NYC police officer Hundreds pay tribute to slain NYC police officer
- July 09, 2017

A New York Police Department officer died after being shot in the head early Wednesday morning, according to news outlets in New York City. "Each and every day, police officers walk into this building and sacrifice of themselves", Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, told the crowd. (more...)
Even Now, Does Mr. Trump Get It on Hacking? Even Now, Does Mr. Trump Get It on Hacking?
- July 09, 2017

Trump pressed Putin on Russia's meddling. The Russian president has denied any meddling in the USA democratic process previous year and Moscow has asked for proof that it took place. "I think it was Russian Federation but I think it was probably other people and/or countries, and I see nothing wrong with that statement". Amid Mr. (more...)
UK official says government has no role in Charlie Gard case UK official says government has no role in Charlie Gard case
- July 09, 2017

The 11-month-old's parents have been in a protracted legal battle with hospital doctors, who said the experimental treatment the couple have argued Charlie should receive overseas will not help. He added: "I do not envy the judges who are having to take decisions on this". "Our priority has always been, and will always be, the best interests of Charlie Gard", the hospital said. (more...)
Shriram Group's two subsidiaries to come under IDFC Limited Shriram Group's two subsidiaries to come under IDFC Limited
- July 09, 2017

Life and general insurance businesses will become subsidiaries of IDFC Ltd . Shriram Transport Finance has about 1,000 branches around the country, and Shriram City Union Finance has 85 branches. Another observer told PTI that the merger is forced by poor showing of both entities. "Both the parties wouldn't have gone for the merger plan without getting a green signal from the RBI", said a banking source. (more...)
Three kids among nine people shot at baby 'gender reveal' party Three kids among nine people shot at baby 'gender reveal' party
- July 09, 2017

According to police, partygoers were watching a movie when two people walked in and started shooting. The other victims are being treated at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and Cincinnati Children's Hospital. WCPO reported that one woman was sitting in her vehicle when the shooting happened. Another 911 caller also said there'd been two shooters. Officials have not released the names of the victims. (more...)