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Iraqi commander says 300 ISIS fighters holed up in Mosul

Iraqi commander says 300 ISIS fighters holed up in Mosul Photo Credit: Felipe Dana/AP Iraqi forces moved to besiege the Old City before launching their attack in order to prevent ISIS fighters from fleeing to neighboring Syria, but al-Aridi said hundreds of militants still managed to escape from the Old City alone. [Full Article...]

Half-hour slot for Trump-Putin meet is longer than it seems

Half-hour slot for Trump-Putin meet is longer than it seems Ultimately the conversation covered a range of other issues, officials said, including Ukraine, where Russian aggression has drawn worldwide sanctions; Syria, where Russia and Iran prop up the Assad regime that the US opposes; North Korea , where Russia's economic interests make it less eager than Trump to counter Pyongyang's nuclear threats; terrorism; and cybersecurity. [Full Article...]

G-20 nations align against increasingly isolated US

G-20 nations align against increasingly isolated US Foreign products account for 30% of the American steel market. No such luck. And as the New York Times noted, "Mr. Trump vented his displeasure with China in a pair of early-morning tweets". China now makes more than half of the world's steel, and US officials have accused it of "dumping" excess steel on global markets in a way that drives down prices. [Full Article...]

Woman Charged With Killing Her Husband & Children Smiles In Court

Woman Charged With Killing Her Husband & Children Smiles In Court She was taken to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta hospital and was in serious but stable condition Thursday afternoon, police said . During her appearance, Martinez smiled, extended her arms and gave a thumbs up to cameras. The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confirmed the woman "is a Mexican national who illegally entered the United States and is in the country unlawfully". [Full Article...]

Cardinals look for turnaround starting with Mets

Cardinals look for turnaround starting with Mets For his big-league career, which originally began back in 2008 with the aforementioned Rockies, Fowler is now batting.267 with 91 home runs and 374 RBIs in addition to a.365 on-base percentage. It is the first time the Cardinals have had two back-to-back homers in the same game since May 2, 2016. With two on and one out in a 5-4 game in the fifth, he induced a double-play grounder from Stephen Pis... [Full Article...]

Bike Sharing Startup Gets $700 Mln

Bike Sharing Startup Gets $700 Mln But some analysts say the cheap so-called "last mile" rides that bike-sharing apps offer - referring to the fact that many users will rent a bike for the first or last mile of their commute - won't make for a sustainable business model. [Full Article...]

WB: Section 144 remains imposed in violence-hit areas

WB: Section 144 remains imposed in violence-hit areas Police have detained prominent politicians today morning preventing them from visiting violence-hit Basirhat that has been rocked by communal violence over a controversial Facebook post, according to Hindustan Times. Chatterjee said, "We were on our way to the dead BJP activist's house who died yesterday". On Friday, a Congress delegation led by Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was barred near Basirh... [Full Article...]

Dem Rep. Gallego Wants House Vote on Russia Meddling

Dem Rep. Gallego Wants House Vote on Russia Meddling It turned out to be three or four. Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Thursday reaffirmed his beliefs that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 USA presidential election and that the Kremlin was planning to "prep the battlefield" for future elections. [Full Article...]

Five civilians killed in Indo-Pak firing across LoC

Five civilians killed in Indo-Pak firing across LoC Mohammad Showkat and his wife Shafiya were killed after a shell fired from across the border hit their house in Khari Karmama area, local media reports said. According to ISPR , Indian forces fired small arms and heavy weapons along the LoC in Chirikot and Satwal sectors. His first death anniversary is being observed today on the both sides of the Kashmir, divided by the LoC. [Full Article...]

Americans, Spaniard gored during 'Running of the Bulls'

Americans, Spaniard gored during 'Running of the Bulls' The sprint, which typically attracts about 2,000 runners, lasts just under three minutes as participants dressed in white and wearing red neck scarves run from a dozen bulls. Cebada is known for breeding risky bulls which are usually responsible for most of the injuries during the week-long San Fermin festival. Dozens of people are injured each year in the runs, majority in falls. [Full Article...]

U.S. ethics chief steps down following clashes with White House

U.S. ethics chief steps down following clashes with White House The letter said Shaub's resignation would take effect July 19. The Office of Government Ethics sets guidelines intended to prevent conflicts of interest for government employees, "but has limited means to enforce federal ethics rules, aside from publicly raising questions about possible conflicts", the Wall Street Journal says. [Full Article...]

Kidnapper serving life escapes from SC prison

Kidnapper serving life escapes from SC prison Details about the nature of his escape have not yet been revealed but remain under investigation. He was sentenced to life in prison in 2004 after he was convicted of holding a Columbia attorney and his family at gunpoint in their home . [Full Article...]

Samsung on Track to Take Intel's Chip Crown

Samsung on Track to Take Intel's Chip Crown That result beat an analysts' consensus of 13 trillion won. Samsung is likely to remain highly profitable for the forseeable future because of the high price of the DRAM and NAND chips it makes, caused by high demand for these components from the smartphone market and limited supply growth. [Full Article...]

California Amber Alert for missing 1-year-old girl

California Amber Alert for missing 1-year-old girl Palomares is described as a 22-year-old Latina who is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 200 pounds with brown hair and eyes. The incident happened in Porterville, Calif., which is north of Bakersfield and south of Visalia. The Reno Gazette-Journal reports (http://on.rgj.com/2tVqSI2 ) the auto was a maroon Nissan Altima with Nevada license plate number 92F424. The alert has now been expanded... [Full Article...]

New Jersey bill would allow public to rent Christie beach house

New Jersey bill would allow public to rent Christie beach house Pretty soon you too may be able to soak up the sun on an exclusive New Jersey beach - just like Chris Christie . Assemblyman John Wisniewski told WCBS 880's Kelly Waldron that in a time when the state is continuously being asked to do more with less, the governor's beach house is a sign of excess. [Full Article...]

US plans to test THAAD missile defenses as North Korea tensions mount

US plans to test THAAD missile defenses as North Korea tensions mount The pair of B-1B Lancer strategic bombers flew from a USA base on Guam and were joined by US and South Korean jet fighters to conduct the simulated destruction of an enemy ballistic missile launcher and underground facilities, the South's air force said. [Full Article...]

Trump expects to complete trade deal with United Kingdom 'very, very quickly'

Trump expects to complete trade deal with United Kingdom 'very, very quickly' Trump's visit to Britain has not yet been scheduled and has reportedly been up in the air in the wake of his dispute with London Mayor Sadiq Khan over terrorism. May is also expected to make her commitment to tackling climate change clear. But questions about the trip arose after it got no mention in Queen Elizabeth II's annual speech to parliament in June, when it is customary for the monarch... [Full Article...]

$0.04 EPS Expected for Cenovus Energy Inc (USA) (CVE)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,808,317 shares of the oil and gas company's stock valued at $57,620,000 after buying an additional 76,823 shares during the period. Equities analysts predict that Cenovus Energy will post $0.20 earnings per share for the current year. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 selling transactions for $2.28 million activity. [Full Article...]

Bakheda: Cute, yet amusing take on love

Bakheda: Cute, yet amusing take on love The latest, a very earthy romantic number, has Akshay serenading a very attractive Bhumi Pednekar, while trying to rectify his marital fortunes by marrying a cow (He's a Manglik in the film). While the film has a unique title and an important message on the lines of Swachch Bharat Abhiyan, the love story of Toilet Ek Prem Katha seems to be following a cliche pattern. [Full Article...]

Turkey says will defend rights of Turkish Cypriots

Turkey says will defend rights of Turkish Cypriots The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE)'s recent decision to reopen a political monitoring process against Turkey also negatively affected Ankara-Brussels ties. Turkish transport minister Ahmet Arslan was also reported by state-run Anadolu press agency to have confirmed Thursday that Ankara would continue working with the EU on transport policy despite the European Parliament'... [Full Article...]


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