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Bihar DM gets overzealous; asks villager to sell his wife Bihar DM gets overzealous; asks villager to sell his wife
- July 25, 2017

If that is the case then sell your wife. An IAS officer's attempts to explain to villagers the importance of building toilets in their homes went horribly wrong on Sunday when he sought to stress upon them the hazards of open defecation, particularly with respect to the security of women. (more...)
Sri Lankan navy saves elephants from drowning at sea Sri Lankan navy saves elephants from drowning at sea
- July 25, 2017

Unfortunately, this isn't the first time an elephant was swept out to sea. There are an estimated 2,500 to 4,000 Sri Lankan elephants now left in the wild, according to the World Wildlife Fund. The elephants were spotted by a Navy patrol more than a mile and a half from shore. Sri Lankan Navy spokesperson Lieutenant Commander Chaminda Walakuluge told TOI that rescuing elephants from mid-sea was tough since it was a unique experience. (more...)
AAA: Statewide average gas prices rise 5 cents AAA: Statewide average gas prices rise 5 cents
- July 25, 2017

For instance, on this date, the average price here in 2014 was $3.53, in 2013 was $3.63 and in 2012 was $3.49. Mark Jenkins with AAA said the increase will probably last through the end of the summer. The state average was 3 cents more than last week, and 17 cents more than this time past year. The states with the most expensive gasoline prices were: Hawaii ($3.01), California ($2.90), Washington ($2.80), Alaska ($2.72), OR ($2.65), Nevada ($2.60), Pennsylvania ($2.50), Idaho ($2.48), CT ... (more...)
Trump Sensed Dossier Threat From James Comey Trump Sensed Dossier Threat From James Comey
- July 25, 2017

Trump also refuted Comey's damning claim that, in a one-on-one meeting in the White House , the president asked him to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Sessions did not directly address his relationship to Trump except to say he was still carrying out the agenda of the president. The first is that Trump fully expects James Comey's replacement, Chris Wray, to comply with anything the president demands, like, say, dropping the Bureau's investigation ... (more...)
Utah County parents arrested for giving drugs to newborn daughter Utah County parents arrested for giving drugs to newborn daughter
- July 25, 2017

Authorities say Colby Glen Wilde , 29, and Lacey Dawn Christenson , 26, from the USA state of Utah face a number of child endangerment and drug charges following a week-long investigation. They allegedly continued giving the baby drugs when they returned home. Christenson and Wilde were also charged with four counts each of child endangerment after the police found drugs all over their house. (more...)
Public Equally Split if Trump Should Be Impeached — USA Today Poll Public Equally Split if Trump Should Be Impeached — USA Today Poll
- July 25, 2017

The state gave him his 11th-lowest rating. Trump's new low numbers come after months of his administration being embroiled in a Russian Federation scandal. "Democrats will definitely try to connect Republican candidates to the president", Sanchez said. He also noted that New Mexico does not always vote the same way in federal elections as in state elections. (more...)
Captain Marvel: Kevin Feige Touches Base On 90s Setting Captain Marvel: Kevin Feige Touches Base On 90s Setting
- July 25, 2017

Larson also shared a few images of the concept art on her Instagram account over the weekend, telling her followers, "Cool stuff is coming out of Hall H as we speak". What is it with superheroine movies and period films? Everything fits into place more neatly than any decade-long series of closely inter-connected films possibly should. (more...)
USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repairs USS Constitution returns to Boston's waters after repairs
- July 25, 2017

She was not aboard the ship, but standing among the crowd of spectators gathered next to Dry Dock 1, where USS Constitution was stationed. The wooden ship took its first voyage in 1797 and got its moniker "Old Ironsides" from the battles fought and won against five British war ships in the War of 1812 . (more...)
Mo Brooks Ad Hammers Leftists, Media over Congressional Shooting Mo Brooks Ad Hammers Leftists, Media over Congressional Shooting
- July 25, 2017

After a series of captions about how Brooks aided those wounded by the attack against Republicans, the ad focused on a question Brooks got from the "liberal media" about whether the shooting would change his position on guns. Brooks told Politico "I understand completely". "The ad makes my stomach turn too", the Republican lawmaker said. "And some of those shots were fired within five feet of my head". (more...)
Rauner threatens to call another special session Rauner threatens to call another special session
- July 25, 2017

Bruce Rauner discusses school funding in the state during a news conference on Monday, July 24, 2017 in Chicago. Senate Democrats have delayed advancing the bill to the governor's desk, in hopes of keeping the Chicago funding in place since some schools may not open on time if he vetoes the bill. (more...)
IDF Tank Fire Retaliates for Late-Night Gaza Rocket Attack
- July 25, 2017

The rocket exploded in an open space in the Eshkol region, causing no injuries or damage. Since the last one in 2014, a fragile ceasefire has been observed along the largely closed border. Although Hamas was not behind the shooting in Temple Mount of Jerusalem's Old City on July 14, the group hailed the shooting as heroic and essential and instigated Muslims to continue their protests, the statement said. (more...)
Police chief in U.S. city quits after fatal shooting Police chief in U.S. city quits after fatal shooting
- July 25, 2017

The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Justine Damond was put on an accelerated police cadet program that required only seven months of training, a nontraditional route that aims to help those who have a college degree enter law enforcement. (more...)
Turkish, Egyptian FMs discuss Al-Aqsa crisis on phone
- July 25, 2017

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas ordered the suspension of all official contacts with Israel until it removed the metal detectors at the holy compound in Jerusalem , where Muslims pray at Al-Aqsa mosque. Palestinian Muslims have refused to enter the mosque because of new metal detectors installed at its entrances following a gun attack that killed two Israeli police officers and three Palestinians. (more...)
Chocolate bars getting smaller as ingredient costs rise Chocolate bars getting smaller as ingredient costs rise
- July 25, 2017

As many as 2,529 products on sale in United Kingdom shops have reduced in size while prices remained the same between January 2012 and July 2017, it found, compared with 614 products that have increased in size. This won't come as a surprise to dessert lovers - there was uproar in November a year ago over Toblerone-gate, when it emerged that the shape of the Swiss favourite was changing , and in 2015 Cadbury announced plans to shrink the size of Roses and Heroes tins . (more...)
US Military Plane Intercepted by Chinese Fighter Jets US Military Plane Intercepted by Chinese Fighter Jets
- July 25, 2017

One of the J-10 jets flew under the American EP-3 jet and then maneuvered within 300 feet in front of the USA plane, one official said. On May 24, two Chinese J-10s similarly intercepted a U.S. On May 25, Washington slammed "unsafe and unprofessional" Chinese pilots after they flew 100 feet from one of the Navy's surveillance aircraft. (more...)
I killed my sister, but I don't care I killed my sister, but I don't care
- July 25, 2017

A teenage driver has been arrested after her sister was killed in a crash near Los Banos that was recorded live on Instagram . Wails the older sister after it suddenly dawns on her what has happened, 'I f-king killed my sister, OK? A female is heard in the video saying, "Hey, everybody, if I go to fucking jail for life, you already know why". (more...)
Were Analysts Bearish Supergroup PLC (LON:SGP) This Week? Were Analysts Bearish Supergroup PLC (LON:SGP) This Week?
- July 25, 2017

Zebra Technologies Corp now has $5.15 billion valuation. The stock declined 0.28% or $0.25 reaching $89.75 on the news. About 681,702 shares traded. It is down 8.38% since July 24, 2016 and is uptrending. The stock of Acacia Mining PLC (LON:ACA) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, July 11 by Deutsche Bank. The stock of Vitec Group plc (LON:VTC) earned "Buy" rating by Investec on Tuesday, February 21. (more...)
Indians missing in Iraq: Families swing from hope to hopelessness Indians missing in Iraq: Families swing from hope to hopelessness
- July 25, 2017

The issue was raised by Swaraj during extensive talks with al-Jaafari, who began a five-day India visit today, almost two weeks after Mosul's liberation by Iraqi forces. He said some Islamic State held areas were still being cleared. After Swaraj's statement which suggested that missing Indians may be alive in prison in Iraq, India Today travelled to Mosul. (more...)
Pakistan SC warns Sharif's children of 7yr jail if papers found forged Pakistan SC warns Sharif's children of 7yr jail if papers found forged
- July 24, 2017

The reply submitted before the court on Saturday does not make any statements about whether or not the premier received a salary as an employee of the firm. The party leadership struggling to appease estranged Chaudhry Nisar to avoid chaos within the party. Sharif has sought to discredit the investigators, accusing them of bias. (more...)
Ryanair warns of United Kingdom flights cancelled due to Brexit Ryanair warns of United Kingdom flights cancelled due to Brexit
- July 24, 2017

Alitalia went into administration in May after union workers rejected an nearly €2 billion (SR8 billion) restructuring plan put forward by management and shareholders, including Etihad Airways, which acquired a 49 percent stake in the airline in 2014 as part of its global expansion strategy. (more...)