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3 militants killed in encounter in Tral 3 militants killed in encounter in Tral
- July 16, 2017

He said the exchange of fire is continuing and that some of the militants may have entered a cave in the area. Police said that the Tral encounter was still on. As per reports, the encounter began during wee hours on Saturday and the operation is still underway. He was apprehended during an ambush laid by Special Operations Group (SoG) of Sumbal and 13 Rastriya Rifles regiment of Army at Markundal in Pushwari. (more...)
Fiji beats Samoa 38-16 in Pacific Nations Cup Fiji beats Samoa 38-16 in Pacific Nations Cup
- July 16, 2017

Tonga ended on six and Samoa on five. Tonga had six points after upsetting Samoa two weeks ago and after taking a bonus point from last weekend's 14-10 loss to Fiji. Fiji's win Saturday continued an outstanding run of form in June and July internationals in which they have beaten Scotland and Italy and stayed unbeaten in the Pacific Nations Cup. (more...)
OR mom arrested after using auto to tow kids in plastic wagon OR mom arrested after using auto to tow kids in plastic wagon
- July 16, 2017

According to Lt. Scott McKee of the Springfield Police Department , Donahue told authorities she "didn't understand what the problem was because she was only driving 5 miles per hour and she just wanted to show the kids a good time". Witnesses told police Donohue was irritated when confronted by motorists pleading with her to stop, telling them to mind their own business. Donohue is facing three charges of reckless endangering, though the children were not hurt. (more...)
Donald Trump pouts as a French marching band plays Daft Punk Donald Trump pouts as a French marching band plays Daft Punk
- July 16, 2017

There's a lot of stuff President Donald Trump doesn't seem to understand: equality, the news, foreign policy, common decency, and hair brushing to name but a few. Macron, who at 39 was surely at least a little familiar with Daft Punk's music, grinned in recognition at the rearranged club hits. Maybe he's more of a deadmau5 guy. (more...)
No direct talks in sight between Syria's warring sides No direct talks in sight between Syria's warring sides
- July 16, 2017

The envoy, however, ruled out the possibility of the Syrian High Negotiations Committee (HNC) uniting with the Moscow- and Cairo-based opposition platforms for direct talks with the Syrian government, during the ongoing round of the Geneva talks, which ends on Saturday. (more...)
Missing Bucks County men: chronology of events Missing Bucks County men: chronology of events
- July 16, 2017

Police said they can not confirm yet if the other remains belonged to the three other people who went missing - namely 19-year-old Jimi Tara Patrick , 22-year-old Mark Sturgis , and 21-year-old Tom Meo . Although there are indications that some or all of the men knew one another, investigators are working to confirm that information and the extent of any connections, Weintraub said. (more...)
Chelsea complete signing of Monaco's Bakayoko
- July 16, 2017

In the mean time, Bakayoko appears to be settling in to life in London well. Both Tweets have since been deleted. Matic was already reported to be unsettled at Stamford Bridge. "As a Ligue 1 champion, I am even more determined to win as many championships as I can with my dream team Chelsea ". However, as expected, the 22-year-old has now been confirmed by the Blues and says he's fulfilling a lifelong dream by joining the west Londoners. (more...)
White House defends Trump's choice to call on Chinese over American journalist White House defends Trump's choice to call on Chinese over American journalist
- July 16, 2017

According to Reuters , the 66-year-old white collar defense attorney has represented a number of officials in the midst of government investigations, including two during the investigation into former President Bill Clinton's administration. (more...)
MS official: Fraud commission can 'go jump in Gulf of Mexico' MS official: Fraud commission can 'go jump in Gulf of Mexico'
- July 16, 2017

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann (R) said Friday that President Trump's voter fraud commission can "go jump in the Gulf of Mexico". People who spoke up about their concerns over privacy suddenly found key private details, including their email and sometimes even home addresses, released by none other than President Donald Trump's administration . (more...)
Afghan Girls Robotics Team Land In US After Visa U-Turn Afghan Girls Robotics Team Land In US After Visa U-Turn
- July 16, 2017

The girls' applications for USA visas had been denied twice, but the White House says President Donald Trump intervened and they will be allowed in to participate in the competition. "Seventeen years ago, this would not have been possible at all", Mohib said in an interview. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Twice rejected for US visas, an all-girls robotics team from Afghanistan arrived in Washington early Saturday after an extraordinary, last-minute intervention by President Donald Trump. (more...)
Turkey: Gulf states are violating Qatar's sovereignty Turkey: Gulf states are violating Qatar's sovereignty
- July 16, 2017

Le Drian is on a tour of the Gulf region, and he will be trying to put things into perspective between Qatar and the four Arab nations - Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt. and respect of state sovereignty and worldwide law". Qatar's foreign minister says it would be unfair to describe U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's shuttle diplomacy to find a solution for the Persian Gulf as a failure, insisting that the crisis "cannot be solved in a day". (more...)
Maryam Mirzakhani (1977 - 2017) Maryam Mirzakhani (1977 - 2017)
- July 16, 2017

She was also the first Iranian to receive the prize, which is given every four years to exceptional mathematicians under the age of 40. Mirzakhani was drawn to mathematics while in high school in Iran's capital, Tehran, where she grew up. (more...)
House Passes $696B Defense Reform, Authorization Bill House Passes $696B Defense Reform, Authorization Bill
- July 15, 2017

The House bill orders roughly $12.5 billion for missile defense programs meant to deter a potential strike by North Korea, Iran or other countries. Rep. He described Americans' sacrifices during World War II. Democrats cast the proposal as bigoted, unconstitutional and cowardly. Trump has vowed to slash spending on various governmental agencies and programs he deems unnecessary, while pumping more money into the military. (more...)
Swansea warn Everton over Sigurdsson and raise question of tapping up Swansea warn Everton over Sigurdsson and raise question of tapping up
- July 15, 2017

Everton want to sign Sigurdsson but have been put off by Swansea's £50million valuation. Everton and Leicester are believed to have had bids of around £40m for Sigurdsson, who scored nine goals and registered 13 assists in the Premier League in 2016/17, rejected by Swansea , who value the Iceland worldwide at £50m. (more...)
Jazz to Sign Euro Star, Former Warriors Big Man Jazz to Sign Euro Star, Former Warriors Big Man
- July 15, 2017

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the moves had not been officially announced . Veteran forward/center Boris Diaw will not return to the Utah Jazz next season, a source told ESPN . With the transaction, Utah has 14 players with guaranteed salary for next season. The Golden State Warriors originally drafted Udoh with the No. (more...)
White House to appeal Hawaii judge's decision to loosen travel ban White House to appeal Hawaii judge's decision to loosen travel ban
- July 15, 2017

District Court Judge Derrick Watson. The ruling by US District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu said the ban on travellers from six Muslim-majority countries can not stop grandparents and other relatives of US citizens from entering the country, and also opened the door for more refugees to enter. (more...)
Uber merges with Russia's Yandex in 6 countries Uber merges with Russia's Yandex in 6 countries
- July 15, 2017

After losing $2bn in China, Uber merged its business with rival Didi Chuxing in a $35bn deal previous year. Yandex will invest $100 million in the new venture and Uber will invest $225 million and receive a 36.6 percent stake. Last year, Uber sold its Chinese business to with local firm Didi Chuxing. Shares in Russia's largest internet company leapt nearly 20 per cent as investors bet the deal could accelerate the move of Yandex's taxi business into profitability. (more...)
Snap upgraded to buy as analyst says Instagram isn't taking users Snap upgraded to buy as analyst says Instagram isn't taking users
- July 15, 2017

The business's revenue was up 285.6% compared to the same quarter previous year. The stock of Snap Inc (NYSE: SNAP ) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Monday, March 27. If you are reading this piece of content on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide copyright & trademark laws. (more...)
White House Accuses Senate Dems of 'Historic Obstruction' as Nominees Go Unconfirmed White House Accuses Senate Dems of 'Historic Obstruction' as Nominees Go Unconfirmed
- July 15, 2017

Republicans have a 51-seat majority in the Senate. Short accused Democrats of "putting their agenda ahead of the will of the American people". "Democrats even walked out of committee hearings to deny a quorum, like school children taking their toys from the playground", Short said. (more...)
SC orders CBI to probe 95 Manipur encounter deaths SC orders CBI to probe 95 Manipur encounter deaths
- July 15, 2017

Every judicial inquiry can not be against the Army. The apex court delivered its judgment on a petition filed by the Extra-Judicial Execution Victims' Families Association (EVAM), comprising of wives and mothers of people allegedly killed in fake encounters by security forces in Manipur. (more...)