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Jay-Z's '4:44' goes platinum in less than a week

Jay-Z's '4:44' goes platinum in less than a week On "4:44", the stunning new album he released last week exclusively through his streaming service Tidal , Jay-Z breaks several pieces of celebrity news, the kind we're accustomed to getting from more fleeting sources these days. "Shout out to Jay Z , he did it again", he went on. How exactly does 4:44's platinum status spells doom for TIDAL , though? "You egged Solange on, knowing ... [Full Article...]

Nagaland crisis: Ex-CM TR Zeliang moves to stake claim

Nagaland crisis: Ex-CM TR Zeliang moves to stake claim They are State Home Minister Y.Patton, National Highway and Political Affairs Minister G Kaito Aye, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Imkong L Imchen and Power Minister C. Acharya is in Maharashtra and he is expected to return to Nagaland in a few days. They were also suspended from the party. BJP MLA Mhon Kikon told this newspaper, "It is the internal matter of NPF". [Full Article...]

Power cuts affect 140000 in Los Angeles after fire at storage plant

Power cuts affect 140000 in Los Angeles after fire at storage plant It damaged transmission and distribution electrical equipment, making it more hard to restore power, according to the DWP . They were a part of an outage that originally left 140,000 Valley customers without electricity, following a fire and explosions at a DWP power plant in Northridge. [Full Article...]

US Bombers Conduct Live Fire Drill Over Korean Peninsula

US Bombers Conduct Live Fire Drill Over Korean Peninsula They then carried out the simulated destruction of an enemy ballistic missile launcher and underground nuclear bunker facilities, the South's air force said . During a visit to Sweden by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven described the tests as a "threat to global peace. [Full Article...]

Stoltenberg will come to Kyiv for NATO-Ukraine Commission meeting

Volker will accompany Tillerson on his upcoming trip to Ukraine on Sunday, the State Department said . According to a senior state Department official, Tillerson during the visit will present to the Ukrainian President his view of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. [Full Article...]

Canada walks away with win and lessons learned in Gold Cup opener

Canada walks away with win and lessons learned in Gold Cup opener Honduras and Costa Rica are favored to get out of the group, but the victor of French Guiana and Canada could qualify for the quarterfinals as a third-place team. Guzan was able to save Gabriel Torres' shot from close range, but the rebound was collected by Camargo who managed to control the ball in the penalty area and get off a second shot. [Full Article...]

Neymar hopes Brazilian pal Paulinho signs with Barcelona

Neymar hopes Brazilian pal Paulinho signs with Barcelona Evergrande's hand could however be forced if Barcelona match Paulinho's release clause but they must double their initial offer to €40m to secure the signing. Surprise links between Barcelona and Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Paulinho began to arise in the media last month, with many suggesting that such a move on the part of the Spanish giants would result in the club being viewed as ... [Full Article...]

Lankan fisheries bill to finish off vocation of TN fishermen: DMK

Lankan fisheries bill to finish off vocation of TN fishermen: DMK Virat and Co. tour of Sri Lanka will start from July 26. On July 6, eight fishermen, also from Pudukottai district, were taken into custody and their two boats were seized. Sri Lanka last week passed a bill banning the destructive fishing practice of bottom-trawling in the island waters, and imposing heavy fines on the violators. [Full Article...]

Tour de France 2017: Froome takes control as Porte, Thomas crash out

Tour de France 2017: Froome takes control as Porte, Thomas crash out Long identified as one of the key days of this year's race, the stage through the Jura mountains, which had there Hors-Categorie climbs, was marred by a number of crashes, with Thomas and Porte the two highest profile victims. Porte was in a group of seven riders, including race leader Chris Froome, who were descending from the last of seven climbs on Sunday (Monday morning NZ Time). [Full Article...]

Antonio Rudiger Joins Blues from Roma on 5-Year Contract

Antonio Rudiger Joins Blues from Roma on 5-Year Contract Antonio Rudiger has officially joined the Premier League champions and one young Blues fan was apparently determined to be the first to take advantage. Technical director Michael Emenalo said: "Antonio is still young but is experienced at club and global level and possesses all the requisite attributes to thrive in the Premier League". [Full Article...]

Shriram, IDFC boards agree to pursue merger

Shriram, IDFC boards agree to pursue merger The two groups have entered into a confidentiality agreement to evaluate a potential combination certain businesses and subsidiaries/affiliates and associate companies of Shriram group with IDFC Group.According to Piramal , the board of directors of the companies have not approved any transaction.The Shriram group, engaged in credit and non-credit (insurance) financial services, has three listed ... [Full Article...]

1 dead, 8 injured at gender reveal party in Ohio

1 dead, 8 injured at gender reveal party in Ohio One of the 911 callers said she was pregnant but had lost her baby after being shot in the leg, reports WCPO . Officers responded to a home in Colerain Township, located outside Cincinnati, around 11:30 p.m. Cincinnati police crime scene investigators have been called in to help with the investigation. WCPO reported that one woman was sitting in her vehicle when the shooting happened. [Full Article...]

India Vs West Indies | Virat Kohli may open innings alongside Shikhar Dhawan

India Vs West Indies | Virat Kohli may open innings alongside Shikhar Dhawan Off the seven T20 matches played between them, Windies have lost just two; this was an unbeatable match of the last March. When we end up thinking too much, we end up compromising too much in a T20 game. On the other hand, the Indian batting line with the likes of Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli , Mahendra Singh Dhoni , Yuvraj Singh will look to help their side put up a big total keeping in mind t... [Full Article...]

Osun West Senatorial Election: APC, PDP, Others Battle For Seat

Osun West Senatorial Election: APC, PDP, Others Battle For Seat Speaking to Premium Times on the victory, the PDP chairman in Osun state, Soji Adagunodo said "I want to thank God and the people of Osun West Senatorial District for voting the candidate of our party ". Adeleke dumped the PDP in protest as he was not picked to replace his brother, Senator Isiaka Adeleke , who died in alleged mysterious circumstances recently. [Full Article...]

Hmmm: Russia, US reach deal for cease-fire in Syria

Hmmm: Russia, US reach deal for cease-fire in Syria None have lasted very long. Washington and Moscow have backed opposing sides in the civil war, with Russian Federation fighting on the side of Syrian president Bashar Al Assad and the U.S. The US has focused on defeating ISIS by nurturing the Syrian Democratic Forces, an alliance of Arab tribes and Kurds, in the north and east of the country. [Full Article...]

California Invites World Leaders to 2018 Climate Summit

Since Trump's election, and his early moves to roll back his predecessor's efforts to combat climate change , Brown has emerged as a vocal proponent of the Under2 Coalition, a group of national, state and local governments across the world that aims to keep global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius. [Full Article...]

Syria monitor, rebel official say US-Russian truce holding in southwest

Syria monitor, rebel official say US-Russian truce holding in southwest The al Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee is one of the most potent factions fighting alongside rebels in Daraa. Similar agreements have been brokered in Syria in the past with the aim of getting the country's peace process back on track following a prolonged civil war that began in 2011. [Full Article...]

Western doctors say ailing Chinese Nobel laureate 'safe' to travel

Western doctors say ailing Chinese Nobel laureate 'safe' to travel Liu was sentenced to 11 years in jail on December 25, 2009, after a court in Beijing convicted him of trying to overthrow the government. The hospital itself released a brief online statement late Saturday that quoted an unnamed Chinese expert as saying that it would be unsafe for Liu to travel overseas. [Full Article...]

U.S. to test THAAD missile defence system

U.S. to test THAAD missile defence system The US is eager to make a show of being able to intercept North Korean missiles, but such tests are risky, as the missile defense systems are in practice pretty unreliable , and even in the optimum conditions provided by the tests, often fail, which would be a particularly public embarrassment. [Full Article...]

Putin confirms Russia's adherence to Paris climate accord

Putin confirms Russia's adherence to Paris climate accord Macron said Paris will host a summit on December 12 to make further progress on Paris agreement. A divided G20 summit highlights the need for Malcolm Turnbull to decide how he's going to deal with US President Donald Trump on areas of difference, Labor believes. [Full Article...]


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