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Saif Ali Khan to feature in Netflix original series 'Sacred Games' Saif Ali Khan to feature in Netflix original series 'Sacred Games'
- July 15, 2017

Varun Dhawan, Saif Ali Khan and filmmaker Karan Johar during the press conference of 18th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards in Mumbai on June 19. Here's the teaser of Saif Ali Khan's Kaalakaandi . The movie has been directed and written by debutant director Akshat Verma , who has previously written Delhi Belly . (more...)
Sinkhole swallows home leaving a swampy mess in the aftermath Sinkhole swallows home leaving a swampy mess in the aftermath
- July 15, 2017

After the home collapsed, the only thing that was visible was it's roof and a side wall. According to Pasco County Fire Rescue, one home is a complete loss and the second home is a 60 percent loss. "At this point in time, we will continue to make and maintain about a 200-foot perimeter off the edge of this particular sinkhole", Guthrie said. As of 8:23 a.m., the depression has expanded and has reached the roadway. (more...)
US Democrats introduce new sanctions bill against Iran
- July 15, 2017

As NBC News reports , the Senate passed a bill to sanction both Russian Federation and Iran by an overwhelming 98-2 margin last month, despite concerns from the White House and State Department. The bill passed 98-2 in the Senate, and will likely have overwhelming bipartisan support in the House as well. "Right now, we have a procedural issue", Ryan said. (more...)
International, US Non-state Actors Advance Climate Action International, US Non-state Actors Advance Climate Action
- July 15, 2017

The coalition now includes 224 cities and counties, nine states, 314 colleges, and over 1,600 businesses and investors. "Today we're sending a clear message to the world that America's states, cities and businesses are moving forward with our country's commitments under the Paris Agreement - with or without Washington", said Governor Jerry Brown , who was recently named Special Advisor for States and Regions ahead of the United Nations' 23rd Conference of the Parties to the Framework ... (more...)
Humanity's Daily Steps Counted via Smartphone Data Humanity's Daily Steps Counted via Smartphone Data
- July 14, 2017

Obviously. But for women, that curve is a lot steeper: from about 10 percent obesity at 10,000 steps a day , with a sudden upward rise at 5,000 steps a day or fewer. In contrast, Sweden has one of the smallest gaps between its most and least active people, and has one of the world's lowest obesity rates . Places where walking is easier has low obesity levels. (more...)
Trump Oval Office Prayer Photo Draws Mixed Reactions Trump Oval Office Prayer Photo Draws Mixed Reactions
- July 14, 2017

It is also quite likely that these prayer warriors believe the burdens and sorrows of serving as president might bring Trump closer to God. Some praised the photo and what it showed, while others condemned it as an affront to the separation of church and state in the United States. (more...)
'Watch your back,' Trump lawyer blasts man in profanity-laced email 'Watch your back,' Trump lawyer blasts man in profanity-laced email
- July 14, 2017

Later that night, Kasowtiz replied. Kasowitz fired back with replies sent between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET. The public relations professional sent an email to Mr Kasowitz with the subject line: "Resign Now". I will have it with you. Eastern the night before, was prompted by an e-mail from an individual living in the United States that called on Kasowitz to resign from his post as the president's personal lawyer. (more...)
Year-Old Australian Falls to His Death Parasailing in Phuket Thailand Year-Old Australian Falls to His Death Parasailing in Phuket Thailand
- July 14, 2017

An Australian man has fallen to his death in front of his wife and hundreds of beachgoers while parasailing in Phuket . In the shocking footage Mr Hussey can be seen chatting to his instructors about the activity, with one telling him to "start running" when the boat on the water takes off. (more...)
Sturgeon meeting European Union chief Brexit negotiator Barnier Sturgeon meeting European Union chief Brexit negotiator Barnier
- July 14, 2017

But he said the party was seeking a Brexit to protect jobs and would not cut a "sweetheart deal" with the USA which would undermine the Paris climate change agreement and harm living standards in the UK. "In contrast to the Conservatives' megaphone diplomacy, we will conduct relations with our European neighbors respectfully and in the spirit of friendship", Mr. (more...)
Malta votes in favour of same-sex marriage Malta votes in favour of same-sex marriage
- July 14, 2017

The passage of the law is the latest evidence of the transformation of the once conservative island nation of about 4,40,000 people, where divorce was illegal until 2011. "A Christian politician can not leave his conscience outside the door" when he enters parliament, Edwin Vassallo said. In its place is now the gender-neutral term "spouse" to cover all situations. (more...)
Etisalat Nigeria Changes Name to 9Mobile Etisalat Nigeria Changes Name to 9Mobile
- July 14, 2017

Etisalat Nigeria has taken a new step in its bid to manage its recent management crisis by adopting a new brand name. Etisalat blamed its failure on economic recession and government policies that increased the mortality rate of businesses in the country. (more...)
Shahrukh dons 'pagdi' for 'Jab Harry Met Sejal's new song 'Butterfly' Shahrukh dons 'pagdi' for 'Jab Harry Met Sejal's new song 'Butterfly'
- July 14, 2017

First time in his 25-year-long career, Shah Rukh Khan is seen in a Sardar look, while we see Anushka in a Punjabi kudi avatar. Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan shared the latest song of Imtiaz Ali's upcoming film - Jab Harry Met Sejal - on Monday afternoon and it's surely worth a watch. (more...)
Graphic, Disturbing Facebook Live Leads to Arrest of Three Teens in Gulfport Graphic, Disturbing Facebook Live Leads to Arrest of Three Teens in Gulfport
- July 14, 2017

Wednesday, officers arrested 17-year-old Ezzie Johnson of Gulfport, 19-year-old Haleigh Alexis Hudson of Gulfport, and 17-year-old Kadari Fabien Booker of Biloxi on the charges of sexual battery and kidnapping. Though the video was pulled from the online platform, a copy that was reposted to Facebook on Wednesday garnered roughly 48,000 views. "Again, we've got to take a holistic view of why we're here and if we don't like where we are then we need to collectively look at what do we want to ... (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reveals his plan for new striker Dominic Solanke Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reveals his plan for new striker Dominic Solanke
- July 14, 2017

We have [until] the 31st of August. Other names missing from the Liverpool FC roster for the friendly were Adam Lallana and Phillip Coutinho, who only returned for pre-season on Tuesday and need time to build better base. According to the British tabloid Salah has made return from Paris where he attended a meeting to satisfy immigration rules and he is now set to become a new Liverpool player . (more...)
Corey Stewart to Announce Bid for US Senate Corey Stewart to Announce Bid for US Senate
- July 14, 2017

He is chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors. "I'm going to run, as I always do, a very vicious, ruthless campaign against Tim Kaine , and I'm going to be able to knock him off", Stewart said in a telephone interview with the Richmond Times-Dispatch. (more...)
South Africa hope for lift with du Plessis return South Africa hope for lift with du Plessis return
- July 14, 2017

Middlesex bowler Toby Roland-Jones misses again as seam trio James Anderson, Stuart Broad and Mark Wood bowled just 10 overs between them in the second innings in London. "He is a great team man", du Plessis said, as he explained how he had dropped his longtime team-mate and friend. Joe Root had the flawless Test at Lord's but he knows life will not always be so easy wearing the England captain's cap. (more...)
Telangana: TRS MLA Shankar Nayak Arrested For Misbehaving With Woman Collector Telangana: TRS MLA Shankar Nayak Arrested For Misbehaving With Woman Collector
- July 14, 2017

According to sources, though the police received the online complaint filed by the collector against the MLA around 5.30 pm on Wednesday, they filed case against the latter around midnight. However, it is learnt the collector was not satisfied with his explanation. Shankar Nayak, a member of the Telangana assembly from Mahabubabad, was arrested on a complaint by Mahabubabad District Collector. (more...)
New York Giants WR Brandon Marshall walks out on radio interview New York Giants WR Brandon Marshall walks out on radio interview
- July 14, 2017

Two years ago amid the Tom Brady Deflategate scandal, Marshall said on "Inside the NFL " that many players believe white and black players are disciplined differently by the league. When the interviewers then began to ask a question about his history of domestic violence, Marshall walked out. You guys made news now. Watch the entire exchange including Marshall's irate walk-off, in the video below. (more...)
Slight Chance of Showers, Then Hotter Slight Chance of Showers, Then Hotter
- July 14, 2017

Forecasters say Thursday will begin with cloudy skies through the mid-valley. South, southwest wind around 9 miles per hour. On Monday night , there is a chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Storms should be gone by Saturday with partly sunny skies and a high near 85, the weather service says. Sunday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. (more...)
Sri Lanka elephant rescued from drowning Sri Lanka elephant rescued from drowning
- July 14, 2017

The Sri Lanka Navy on Thursday arrested seven Indian fishermen for illegally poaching in the island's northern seas, officials said. Amazingly, this is far from the first such elephant rescue. In video from the incident, the elephant can be seen struggling to keep its head above water. They are also equipped with trunks that act like anatomical snorkels, allowing the animals to breathe while their bodies are submerged beneath the waves. (more...)