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House panel advances amendment blocking Pentagon funding for gender transition

House panel advances amendment blocking Pentagon funding for gender transition If approved, medical care such as hormone therapy and gender reassignment surgery would be barred. The US House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly rejected an attempt to undermine rules allowing transgender people to serve in the US military. [Full Article...]

Elephant rescued from ocean in Sri Lanka

Elephant rescued from ocean in Sri Lanka Trillion-tonne iceberg breaks off . A local rescue team of navy forces and divers operated for hours to rescue the animal. Earlier, eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested on July 6 by the navy while three were arrested on July 9. Walakuluge explained the elephant had most likely been swept into the ocean while it was crossing the Kokkilai lagoon , a stretch of water between two jungle ar... [Full Article...]

Messi vows to do 'best' under new Barca coach

Messi vows to do 'best' under new Barca coach Alli had his best season yet past year, scoring 22 goals and providing 13 assists in 50 appearances in all competitions, and it seems as though that has helped contribute to why Barcelona's top names are convinced that he would be a great signing. [Full Article...]

Butterfly Ban Ke song teaser starring SRK & Anushka Sharma from JHMS released!

Butterfly Ban Ke song teaser starring SRK & Anushka Sharma from JHMS released! Shah Rukh Khan is known for his unique promotional techniques and he has once again come up with another different idea to promote his upcoming movie " Jab Harry Met Sejal ". The mini trails and songs might have given the impression that the film is only shot in the lovely locales of Europe, but with SRK's character Harry a Punjabi, a return to Punjab was always on the cards. [Full Article...]

Scalise undergoes surgery for infection, in fair condition

Scalise undergoes surgery for infection, in fair condition Scalise was in "fair condition, and will require careful monitoring to see if and when further interventions are necessary", according to a statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Scalise was grievously wounded during a June 14 shooting at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, about a month ago. Hodgkinson previously expressed grievances against members of the Republican Par... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's Defence Of His Son Has One Massive Glaring Hole

Donald Trump's Defence Of His Son Has One Massive Glaring Hole Acknowledging that his memory doesn't correspond with Yoo's prior testimony, Wray said: "I can only tell this committee that I have no recollection whatsoever of that, and it's the kind of thing I think I'd remember". The candidate for Federal Bureau of Investigation director also testified that no one from the White House or the Justice Department had talked to him about the firing of Mr Comey, w... [Full Article...]

Sexual Assault Survivors Say Betsy DeVos' Stance on Title IX Is 'Traumatizing'

Sexual Assault Survivors Say Betsy DeVos' Stance on Title IX Is 'Traumatizing' DeVos last month refused to say whether she believes LGBT students should be safeguarded from discrimination. In the midst of a crisis among colleges and universities over how to handle sexual assault-more than 300 cases now remain open for possibly mishandling claims-Obama's letter stepped in to clarify and strengthen Title IX , which requires schools to have the procedures in place to inv... [Full Article...]

Southern Syria ceasefire holds despite sporadic violations

Southern Syria ceasefire holds despite sporadic violations But the situation was significantly calmer than it had been in recent weeks, when regime forces and rebel factions clashed in the Manshiyyeh neighbourhood of Deraa, and fighters loyal to president Bashar Al Assad launched a surprise assault on rebel-held Jumruk, a strategic border crossing post between Syria and Jordan. [Full Article...]

Pakistan considering Jhadav's mother's visa request, says Zakaria

Pakistan considering Jhadav's mother's visa request, says Zakaria There has been no change in position on providing consular access and visa for his mother, says MEA. Jadhav , a Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) operative, was arrested on March 3 past year during a counter-intelligence operation from the Mashkel area of Balochistan. [Full Article...]

Jaguar E-Pace launched with record-breaking barrel roll

Jaguar E-Pace launched with record-breaking barrel roll Despite Jaguar's dangerously similar naming scheme, don't confuse this vehicle with the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace , as the E-Pace doesn't sip electrons. That sleek SUV's cues have been compressed here, in a mostly attractive way. Like the rest of the Jaguar lineup, the E-Pace has a subtly striking exterior design. [Full Article...]

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom has been delayed to 2018

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom has been delayed to 2018 Akihiro Hino addressed fans on Twitter to announce a delayed release for the title. ', said Akihiro Hino CEO and President of LEVEL-5 Inc. Originally scheduled for release on november 10, 2017 , Bandai Namco/Level-5 havedecided that the game needs more development time and pushed it until January 19, 2018. [Full Article...]

Selfie-loving monkey back at center of copyright court battle

Selfie-loving monkey back at center of copyright court battle Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, Wednesday, July 12, 2017. In 2011, photographer David Slater was in the Tangkoko nature reserve in Indonesia's Sulawesi when Naruto took selfies using his camera. There's no loss to reputation. What financial benefits apply to him? Mr Slater, who could even afford a flight to America to be at the court hearing on Thursday, said that he is considering ... [Full Article...]

Cow vigilantes thrash man for carrying 'beef' in Nagpur, 4 arrested

Cow vigilantes thrash man for carrying 'beef' in Nagpur, 4 arrested Those arrested were identified as Ashwin Uike (35), Rameshwar Taywade (42), Moreshwar Tandurkar (36) and Jagdish Chaudhari (25). In Nagpur, Maharashtra 40-year-old Ismail Shah was traveling by his two-wheeler when a four-member gang stopped him and alleged that he was carrying beef. [Full Article...]

Facebook Messenger rolls out Messenger Lite app in India

Facebook Messenger rolls out Messenger Lite app in India Current ads on Messenger are either sponsored ads or ads popping up in users' Facebook News Feed to redirect them to a Messenger discussion with a company's representative or a bot. With the growing popularity of Voice calls over data, Facebook has retained the voice calling feature in the Messenger Lite along with the "active now" indicator that lets your Facebook contacts know that you are onlin... [Full Article...]

AstraZeneca's CEO Soriot to join Israeli drugs company Teva

AstraZeneca's CEO Soriot to join Israeli drugs company Teva Chief Financial Officer Eyal Desheh also resigned at the end of June. "While the news does not appear to be released to the Mystic outcome, his exit would leave AstraZeneca rudderless in the wake of several other recent departures". However, UBS analysts told Reuters that Soriot is well regarded and may have decided that all the restructuring work at AZ is complete. However some Twitter co... [Full Article...]

19 killed, 23 injured in Borno Boko Haram attacks

19 killed, 23 injured in Borno Boko Haram attacks He had a leg amputated a few days later. Women and young girls have increasingly been deployed as suicide bombers to hit crowded civilian "soft" targets such as mosques, markets and bus stations. "I win 14.000 naira (€42) per month, and I have not been paid for two months". Security officials have suggested that notorious Islamist terrorist organization, Boko Haram , which has been plaguing C... [Full Article...]

Greece charges nine with manslaughter for death of American tourist

Greece charges nine with manslaughter for death of American tourist Henderson, who had recently graduated from the University of Arizona , died from severe head injuries after being punched repeatedly, reportedly with knuckle dusters. Pavlos Kolokotsas, mayor of Zakynthos, told Kathimerini , an English newspaper in Athens, that the island often attracts alcohol-fueled fights. A ninth suspect, the 33-year-old Serbian who police say started the fight, was arrest... [Full Article...]

Israel freezes Palestinian housing plan after settler objections

Israel freezes Palestinian housing plan after settler objections The agreement announced Thursday is part of a larger trilateral agreement for the construction of a 220-kilometer (137-mile) pipeline transferring water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea - the lowest body of water on earth - to benefit Israelis, Jordanians and Palestinians, and replenish the dwindling Dead Sea. [Full Article...]

HP reclaims PC throne from Lenovo: Gartner

HP reclaims PC throne from Lenovo: Gartner The price increase "had a pronounced negative impact on PC demand in the second quarter of 2017", Kitagawa said. Apple's market share in Q2 2017 rose to 7.2%, up from 6.8% in the year-ago period. "Some made a decision to absorb the component price hike without raising the final price of their devices, while other vendors transferred the costs to the end-user price". [Full Article...]

NY woman leaving church is gang raped, suspects at large

NY woman leaving church is gang raped, suspects at large She's been with my church for 10 years. "This is awful. She is a very kind woman", Pastor Oyetunde said . One just ran off to get a condom . He says he thinks the victim's claim of HIV stopped the men from assaulting her further. 'They said, 'if you don't do that, I'll shoot you, ' the victim recounted to the Daily News . "In the middle of the street?" 'She is a very kind woman. [Full Article...]


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