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People Sixteen Afghan police killed in 'friendly fire' airstrike
Author: 0 Sixteen Afghan police killed in 'friendly fire' airstrike

The son of the Taliban chief was one of the three suicide bombers who died earlier this week while attacking Afghan security checkposts in Helmand province, the terror group's spokesperson confirmed on Saturday. An Afghan policeman keeps watch during a demonstration by Afghanistan's Hazara minority in Kabul , Afghanistan July 23, 2016. Gen. John Nicholson, commander of USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops in Afghanistan, has pledged to drive the terror group out of the country ...

People Jared Kushner discloses additional $10.6 million from 70 omitted assets
Author: 0 Jared Kushner discloses additional $10.6 million from 70 omitted assets

According to the Journal , those assets include "commercial real estate, bonds issued by the NY water and sewer authority, a personal art collection and a New Jersey liquor license". Kushner's newly-reported disclosures revealed that he had sold interest in a New Jersey mall, that he no longer had stake in a company with interest in a OH property, that he had a stake worth between $5 to $25 million in a holding company that owned an online real estate investment platform named Cadre and ...

People Kerala Congress MLA held on rape charge, says won't resign
Author: 0 Kerala Congress MLA held on rape charge, says won't resign

A magistrate visited the victim at her sick bed and recorded her statement. A Congress MLA from Kerala who has been accused of raping a 51-year-old woman was arrested by the Kerala Police on Saturday. A case of rape, abetment of suicide and stalking was lodged against Congress MLA M Vincent of Kovalam assembly segment on Thursday night on the statement of the woman who had tried to end her life last week at Balaramapuram near state capital, the police said.

People Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major natural disaster
Author: 0 Advice issued to Irish travelling to Greece and Turkey following major natural disaster

The epicenter of the quake was recorded approximately 10 km from the South-West coast of Turkey where is located the resort town of Bodrum and 16 km from the popular Greek island of KOs. Kos's port was put out of action and, across the strait, a small tsunami damaged vehicles parked near Bodrum's shore. Metin Kestaneci is a boat captain and was asleep on board his boat in Bodrum when the quake hit.

People Turkey not intimidated by German 'threats', says Erdogan
Author: 0 Turkey not intimidated by German 'threats', says Erdogan

German news broadcaster n-tv will no longer run adverts that aimed to attract investment in Turkey, it said on Friday, after Germany stepped up pressure on the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally following the detention of rights activists.

People Will the Solar Eclipse Have an Impact on the Weather?
Author: 0 Will the Solar Eclipse Have an Impact on the Weather?

Later in August we will encounter a total solar eclipse , which is when the Moon completely covers the Sun. Goldendale is expected 98.12 percent coverage - meaning 98.12 percent of the sun will be covered by the moon, essentially blacking out the sky.

People Emir of Qatar : Any talks must respect Qatar sovereignty
Author: 0 Emir of Qatar : Any talks must respect Qatar sovereignty

The Emir hailed the solidarity and resolve that Qataris have shown in the face of the crisis, and said it would make his country, which will host soccer's World Cup in 2022, even more resilient. He said the world understand these demands and the four countries expect the worldwide community to stand by those demands. But Gargash repeated his demands for Qatar to reorient its policies in order to ease the crisis with its Arab neighbours.

People Pakistan summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh
Author: 0 Pakistan summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh

In a meeting on Thursday, India's Director General of Military Operations (DGMO) Lieutenant AK Bhatt had informed Pakistani DGMO about the spate of ceasefire violations which included caliber escalation coupled with incidents of sniping and attempted infiltration bids.

People The Juice will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole
Author: 0 The Juice will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole

Simpson is set to be released on October 1. The former National Football League pro expressed remorse for the crime during closing arguments at Thursday's parole hearing . "I'm sorry it happened, I'm sorry, Nevada ", he told the board. Simpson's sentence had been scheduled to end September 29, 2022. "But as a man and a father he has done his best".

People Lower House of Polish Parliament passes Supreme Court reform bill
Author: 0 Lower House of Polish Parliament passes Supreme Court reform bill

The vote came a day after the European Union gave its largest formerly communist member state a week to shelve judicial reforms that Brussels says would put courts under direct government control. Article 7 was envisioned to ensure democratic standards in European Union members. While PiS remains broadly popular among many Poles, particularly poorer and older voters from the countryside, there have been widespread protests against the plans.

People Texas Senate approves sunset bill with early-morning vote
Author: 0 Texas Senate approves sunset bill with early-morning vote

He even brought pizzas for his colleagues before work began around 12:15 a.m. "The House had made this a priority the last two sessions". "From my perspective, we can save the taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars by not spending additional time after passage of the required sunset bill that keeps the medical examiners operating", Whitmire said.

People If granted parole, OJ Simpson could be moving to Florida
Author: 0 If granted parole, OJ Simpson could be moving to Florida

Simpson is in prison following an arrest in 2007 during a botched robbery in Las Vegas, when he led a group of men into a hotel and casino to steal sports memorabilia at gunpoint. He would go before the parole board again before 2020. Scotto hopes parole board members and the public don't judge him based on that controversial verdict.

People Trade talks fizzle as China rebuffs key Trump team demand
Author: 0 Trade talks fizzle as China rebuffs key Trump team demand

Leaders of the USA and China, the world's two largest economies, will sit down on Wednesday to talk about trade, markets and finance. The dialogue "charted the course for China-U.S. "It looks like the U.S". Bilateral trade between China and the U.S. hit $519 billion in 2016. According to US and Chinese diplomatic sources, main focal points on Wednesday were China's excessive steel production, restrictions on foreign insurers entering China and a Chinese regulation mandating that foreign ...

People Exxon fined $2M for violating Russian Federation sanctions when Tillerson was CEO
Author: 0 Exxon fined $2M for violating Russian Federation sanctions when Tillerson was CEO

Sechin was sanctioned by the Obama administration in 2014 after Russian Federation deployed its military in the Crimea region of Ukraine. The company pointed out that a Treasury Department spokesman had even said it would be permissible for an American CEO to attend a Rosneft board meeting with Sechin as long as it wasn't related to Sechin's "personal business".

People Enhanced Security Measures Begin as Electronics Ban Ends
Author: 0 Enhanced Security Measures Begin as Electronics Ban Ends

Saudi Arabia's King Khalid International Airport was the last of the ten airports to be exempted from the ban . In June, US officials announced new security requirements for all airlines rather than an expansion of the laptop ban and have been dropping the restrictions from airlines as they boosted security.

People Central California fire threatens 300 homes
Author: 0 Central California fire threatens 300 homes

Smoke from the Grade Fire could be seen throughout the Ukiah Valley Sunday evening. Raging blaze near Yosemite National Park displaces thousands of Mariposa residents in the western U.S. The Detwiler Fire burns in the hills above Mariposa on Tuesday. Power lines to the national park are also now threatened as they are in the path of incoming fire.

People Democrats request Kobach removal from voter fraud commission
Author: 0 Democrats request Kobach removal from voter fraud commission

He won the Electoral College, which tallies wins in states and determines the presidential victor. Clinton won the popular vote by almost 3 million votes. Vice President Pence chairs the commission. . The commission's first public meeting Wednesday comes after several lawsuits were filed, alleging it lacks transparency and violated federal law.

People England reach final of Women's Cricket World Cup
Author: 0 England reach final of Women's Cricket World Cup

Yet du Preez and Sune Luus kept the score ticking over to pose a challenging total, with the winners of this encounter playing either Australia or India in Sunday's final, to be held at Lord's. These are the times, though, when a team's senior players need to step up and that's when Van Niekerk called on a bit of "Madiba Magic" to produce a brilliant direct hit to run out Player of the Match Taylor for 52.

People Unexpected inflation fall 'could kill off rate rise'
Author: 0 Unexpected inflation fall 'could kill off rate rise'

According to the ONS, the fall - which analysts are calling a "blip" - was largely driven by lower petrol and diesel prices. The latest data is likely to reinforce the central bank's view that it is in no rush to hike interest rates. He said: "It is crucial that the monetary policy committee holds its nerve on interest rates". Adding to this, the BoE, which correctly predicted inflation would stand at 2.6% in June, anticipates inflation to peak at 2.8% later in the year.

People Tropical Storm Don forms east of Barbados
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Don forms east of Barbados

The system had maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour and was moving W at 9 miles per hour at last report . " Tropical Storm Don not expected to become a hurricane, will dissipate within 72 hours". The Associated Press' Seth Borenstein asked former National Hurricane Center director Max Mayfield about the coincidental name, which had been chosen in 2006.

People Tension escalates along LoC as soldier killed in Pak firing
Author: 0 Tension escalates along LoC as soldier killed in Pak firing

He said that around 11 students were trapped in Sair middle school, 50 students at Sair high school and another 150 students in Bhawani high school. Two other civilians, one on the Indian side and one on the Pakistani-controlled part of Kashmir, were also wounded in the violence on Monday.

People Notorious 86-year-old jewel thief Doris Payne arrested again - at Walmart
Author: 0 Notorious 86-year-old jewel thief Doris Payne arrested again - at Walmart

She was booked in the City of Chamblee Jail on multiple charges of theft by shoplifting. "Thieving was the farthest thing from my mind", she said in a phone interview Tuesday. WAOK will have the latest details on Payne's charges and sentencing. She has been arrested all across the country, including in Charlotte. Payne, who is estimated to have stolen $2 million in jewelry during her lifetime, said she is negotiating a book and movie deal about her life.

People Long Island Dog Rescues Baby Deer From Water
Author: 0 Long Island Dog Rescues Baby Deer From Water

When Storm got back to shore, he put the deer down and laid down next to it. Retrieving may be in Storm's nature, but still, what a trooper. " Storm just plunged into the water and started swimming out to the fawn", Freeley told CBS New York.

People Ed Sheeran Deletes His Twitter Account After Viral Game of Thrones Cameo
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran Deletes His Twitter Account After Viral Game of Thrones Cameo

Probably could have done without that Sam poop montage though. However Ed's TV days are far from over, the star is set to appear in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons . But it seems he has removed himself from the online platform again - this time completely closing his account . The creators of Game of Thrones are receiving a fair amount of flak for their cringeworthy inclusion of Ed Sheeran in the season 7 premiere.

People Venezuelan Opposition Draws 7.1 Million Protest Voters Against Government
Author: 0 Venezuelan Opposition Draws 7.1 Million Protest Voters Against Government

Protesters are demanding a new presidential election and want Maduro to lift his ban on humanitarian aid so that needed food and medical supplies can reach Venezuelans. Tampa was one of more than 75 cities in the U.S.to hold a vote, and more than 93,000 Venezuelans voted in Florida, according to NBC News . The opposition MUD coalition, the influential Catholic church and Organization of American States have warned that rewriting the constitution would consolidate Venezuela's slide towards ...

People Police Release Sketch Of Murder Suspect
Author: 0 Police Release Sketch Of Murder Suspect

The sketch released Monday depicts a white man with a prominent nose and a goatee who's wearing a cap and what appears to be a hooded sweater. "We ask that you focus on the person's facial features", Riley said in the release. Police have tracked down thousands of leads throughout the state. After they didn't return to be picked up by family members, police searched through the night for 14-year-old Libby and 13-year-old Abby.

People Park wins US Women's Open in front of President Trump
Author: 0 Park wins US Women's Open in front of President Trump

Park started the day three shots behind overnight leader Shanshan Feng of China and stormed into contention with three birdies in the first eight holes before notching her only bogey of the round at the ninth. Seon Woo Bae, a victor in South Korea previous year, was alone in fifth place at 5 under after a 69. Park needed a fine chip from over the green on the par-5 18th hole to save par, and she got a thumbs-up from Trump as she walked to sign her scorecard.

People Australian army to be deployed on domestic soil during future terrorist attacks
Author: 0 Australian army to be deployed on domestic soil during future terrorist attacks

The changes are created to assist in preparing for incidents, enabling a more comprehensive ADF response if needed, and improving the flow of information between the ADF and police during an incident. "In 2005, we never would have imagined Australia would be under the current terrorism threat that it is, so we need to make sure that the "call out" powers are appropriate for the current circumstances".

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