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USA soldiers killed in Iraq, 5 wounded

USA soldiers killed in Iraq, 5 wounded Two American soldiers have been killed and five more wounded during an operation in northern Iraq . Neither of the two fallen soldiers nor those wounded have been identified. The vast majority operate within heavily guarded bases, collecting and sharing intelligence with Iraqi forces and providing logistical support. Two more US servicemembers have died in support of the operation. [Full Article...]

Protest death toll in west Kenya rises to 7

Protest death toll in west Kenya rises to 7 There have been at least 24 deaths in election-related unrest, a rights group said on Saturday. "We shall work together, we shall partner together, we shall grow together, we shall develop this country together". An ecstatic Kenyatta said that Kenyans should now unite, in his victory speech after receiving his election certificate from Wafula Chebukati , the commission chairman. [Full Article...]

United Nations kicks as troops raid Nigeria's office for Shekau

United Nations kicks as troops raid Nigeria's office for Shekau The Nigerian Army gained access into the United Nations base as parts of its cordon and search operation in the Operation Lafiya Dole against Boko Haram terrorists. He said, " following the invasion of the military on the premises of the agency in Maiduguri, we have been talking with the Nigerian authorities who have assured our agency (UN) and indeed all global bodies operating in the nort... [Full Article...]

Swine flu toll climbs to six in Odisha

Swine flu toll climbs to six in Odisha Meherda assured that the government is taking all possible steps to tackle swine flu and dengue outbreak in the state. Meanwhile, the authorities of the Health department are mulling to administer vaccine to medicos and medical staff deployed at the swine flu ward in hospitals after two doctors tested positive for swine flu. [Full Article...]

President Buhari receives his Media Team in London

President Buhari receives his Media Team in London The comments came following protests in the capital Abuja demanding that Buhari "return or resign". "I've now learnt to obey orders, rather than be obeyed", President Buhari was quoted as saying after informing the team that his health has improved tremendously. [Full Article...]

Fidget spinner fire warning

Fidget spinner fire warning The business guidance , on the other hand, defines everything from what's considered a fidget spinner to the requirements the products need to meet before being certified safe for consumers. "Keep them from small children; the plastic and metal spinners can break and release small pieces that can be a choking hazard; and older children should not put fidget spinners in their mouths", Ann Marie Bu... [Full Article...]

Shikhar Dhawan guides India to 329/6 on Day 1

Shikhar Dhawan guides India to 329/6 on Day 1 Pallekele: Hardik Pandya smashed a maiden Test ton as India reached 487/9 at lunch on day two of the third and final Test against Sri Lanka here on Sunday. This was in breach of article 2.2.8 of the player's code of conduct which deals with "throwing a ball (or any other item of cricket equipment such as a water bottle) at or near a Player, Player Support Personnel, Umpire, Match Referee o... [Full Article...]

Man held over stab death of grandfather, 83

Man held over stab death of grandfather, 83 More than 100 police officers joined an investigation after Peter Wrighton's body was found in woodland in Norfolk. A Home Office post mortem examination concluded Mr Wrighton, from Banham, died as a result of multiple stab wounds to his neck and head. [Full Article...]

Estrada pitches 7 scoreless innings in Blue Jays' win over Yankees

Estrada pitches 7 scoreless innings in Blue Jays' win over Yankees Right-handed reliever Leonel Campos was recalled from triple-A Buffalo in a corresponding move. After a brief Toronto rally narrowed the gap to one run, NY (60-52) reeled off two runs in the eighth inning and three in the ninth with Jays reliever Taylor Cole , in his major league debut, suffering the worst of it. [Full Article...]

Risky drinking is rising rapidly in the US

Risky drinking is rising rapidly in the US The new findings are based on face-to-face interviews with nationally representative samples of adults in 2001-2002 and 2012-2013. Though the study reflects stark increases among the population overall, the most noticeable rises were in various population subgroups. [Full Article...]

Jonathan storms PDP's Non-elective convention, says 'party is back on track'

Jonathan storms PDP's Non-elective convention, says 'party is back on track' The None-Elective Convention of the party, which narrowly survived being stopped by the court, was said to have been mandated to discuss the possibility of suspending the erring members. I have no reason whatsoever to leave the party. We look forward to more of your hard work and commitment as we all embark on the journey of recapturing the lost glory of our great party, the PDP. [Full Article...]

IAS officer hailing from State kills self

IAS officer hailing from State kills self Reports said that Mukesh Pandey had left Buxar two days ago, informing the officials that he would be visiting Patna. "He was a capable administrator and a sensitive officer". He said the State government has made arrangements to bring the body to the city tomorrow. "The family has been informed", said Randhir Singh Deputy Superintendent of Police, GRP, Ghaziabad. [Full Article...]

TSX closes 143 points lower, gold rises amid US-North Korean tensions

In Singapore, the stock market is closed for a public holiday to celebrate the country's National Day. "The North Korea situation appears to be the culprit". Low U.S. Treasury yields are also weighing on the dollar. Later on Friday, investors will look to U.S. July consumer price data for hints on the Federal Reserve's policy outlook and near-term moves in the dollar. [Full Article...]

New mother sues hospital after suffocating baby

New mother sues hospital after suffocating baby He was 10 days old. The grieving mother alleged that the hospital is at fault after nurses brought the baby into her room to breastfeed at around 3 a.m., after she was heavily medicated with Ambien and Vicodin. The lawsuit says Jacob was born via C-section and was a healthy baby boy with no conditions. She says that night, in particular, she was given a combination of narcotic painkillers and ... [Full Article...]

Hundred-year-old fruitcake found in 'excellent condition' among Antarctic artefacts

Hundred-year-old fruitcake found in 'excellent condition' among Antarctic artefacts Although the cake's tin was rusted, the team said it was in "excellent condition" and smelled edible. It's been documented that Scott liked this particular brand of cake. "It [the fruitcake] is an ideal high-energy food for Antarctic conditions, and is still a favourite item on modern trips to the ice", she said. The fruitcake apparently looked and smelled nearly edible. [Full Article...]

5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says

5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says The procedure involves a liquid-filled balloon placed in the stomach to make the patient feel more full and eat less. The FDA said the deaths occurred from some time in 2016 to the present and have issued the warning as a precautionary measure, as the regulatory body has yet to directly link the intragastric balloons to the cause of death. [Full Article...]

Chelsea have 'problems' but Conte doesn't want sympathy

Chelsea have 'problems' but Conte doesn't want sympathy I'm not looking for sympathy. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger had an answer, pointing to Chelsea sending numerous players out on loan, but Conte insisted: "I'm not looking for sympathy of any coaches for this situation". A Chelsea spokesperson then intervened, saying: "Nothing to report on that". An ankle knock Pedro sustained in the Community Shield penalty shootout loss to Arsenal coul... [Full Article...]

Uncapped Gamage called up for third Test

Uncapped Gamage called up for third Test Lahiru Gamage has also been recalled to the squad in order to strengthen the bowling unit of the Sri Lankan team. And to add to that, a visiting team has won just a single Test at this venue when Pakistan came out victorious in 2015. Captain Dinesh Chandimal, who was out of the first Test due to pneumonia, said that a consolation victory over India would help put the smiles back on his players'... [Full Article...]

Billy Big Rigger! 'Platooning' Self-Driving E-Trucks Next on Tesla's List

Billy Big Rigger! 'Platooning' Self-Driving E-Trucks Next on Tesla's List Reuters has seen email discussions of potential road tests being negotiated between the company, which for a brief period this year was named the most profitable auto company in America, and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). [Full Article...]

Minnesota uses T-shirt cannon to surprise walk-on with scholarship

Minnesota uses T-shirt cannon to surprise walk-on with scholarship Fleck posted the video on his Twitter account Wednesday afternoon. He introduces Kyle Tanner, who's recovering from a bone marrow transplant, and asks him about his favorite player. Justin had no idea what Kyle, and coach Fleck, had in store as thanks for his giving back. He has never appeared in a game in his Gophers career, but will never forget this moment. [Full Article...]


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