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HC dismisses Nagaland CM's petition, Governor calls floor test on Wednesday

HC dismisses Nagaland CM's petition, Governor calls floor test on Wednesday Nagaland governor PB Acharya on Wednesday dismissed the five-month-old government of Shürhozelie Liezietsu after he failed to prove his majority in the assembly, a Raj Bhavan official said. Subsequently, it vacated its July 14 interim order staying the floor test till July 17. He said that he had directed Zeliang to prove his majority by July 22. [Full Article...]

Clubs charged over violence

Clubs charged over violence Linfield have been charged for the missiles and because a supporter managed to get onto the pitch. The second leg will be played on Wednesday, and UEFA will hold a hearing on the charges against Celtic , as well as those made against Linfield over the behavior of supporters, the following day. [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton even less popular than Donald Trump, poll shows

Hillary Clinton even less popular than Donald Trump, poll shows For Donald Trump to beat Hillary Clinton in a popularity poll comes as a big surprise with the Russian scandal looming over his administration. "I think there are grounds here on campaign finance violations alone that it is illegal", he says. A drill down of the unflattering numbers are worse - even among those who voted for her. [Full Article...]

China tells diplomats its troops losing patience with India on Sikkim

China tells diplomats its troops losing patience with India on Sikkim The Indian Army is ready for a long haul in holding onto its position in the Dokalam area near the Bhutan tri-junction, notwithstanding China ratcheting up rhetoric against India demanding pulling back of its troops. The dispute concerns land near where the boundaries of China, India and Bhutan meet. This is contrary to what India maintained. They said Doklam has always been the "traditional... [Full Article...]

Baboon causes massive power cut in Zambia

Baboon causes massive power cut in Zambia The company said employees investigating the outage found the baboon suffering from injuries related to the shock it received from the machines. A baboon single-handedly managed to leave a whole town without electricity, after it interfered with machinery at a power station. [Full Article...]

Midfielder completes transfer away from Liverpool

Midfielder completes transfer away from Liverpool The only piece of silverware Lucas won during his time at Liverpool was the League Cup in 2012 and he admits he would have liked to have enjoyed more success. "I'll always be watching and supporting Liverpool and for sure I'll be back, in the city to visit friends and watch games in the future". However, Riise - who played with Lucas at Anfield during the 2007-08 campaign - felt the Brazilian "p... [Full Article...]

Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) Earns "not rated" Rating from Shore Capital

Wolseley plc (LON:WOS) Earns The stock rose 0.63% or $0.21 reaching $33.59. The Willis Investment Counsel holds 57,000 shares with $8.87M value, up from 53,400 last quarter. It has outperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. Deutsche Bank upgraded the shares of AZN in report on Monday, September 14 to "Buy" rating. Finally, Macquarie decreased their target price on shares of Novae Group Plc from GBX 729 ($9.52) to GBX 715 ($9.34) and ... [Full Article...]

Trump, Putin had previously undisclosed conversation at G-20 in Germany

Labor Department: "As the White House champions a 'hire American agenda, the administration wants to slash funding for a small government office that many us companies say they rely on to stay ahead of foreign rivals, underscoring how competing political interests are complicating President Trump's pledge to restore the manufacturing industry". [Full Article...]

French foreign minister urges 'de-escalation' in Gulf crisis

Erdoğan will first visit Saudi Arabia on July 23, and then head to Kuwait, which assumed a mediatory role in the crisis. The success of these measures-and the continued presence of 10,000 USA servicemen and -women at Al-Udeid Air Base-suggests the tiny Gulf state will be able to keep on resisting outside pressure and maintain its low-key support for extremist groups. [Full Article...]

West Ham sign Joe Hart on loan from Manchester City

West Ham sign Joe Hart on loan from Manchester City After starting his career with his hometown club, Shrewsbury Town, Hart has since gone on to make nearly 500 career appearances, 348 of which were for the City. "It's important for me to play football and to get the opportunity to come here and play is absolutely awesome", said Hart. The Mexican has a £13 million release clause embedded in his Leverkusen contract and with West Ham keen to add ... [Full Article...]

Baahubali 2 star Prabhas takes social media by storm; find out why

Baahubali 2 star Prabhas takes social media by storm; find out why Whether that turns out to be true or not is as yet unknown, but there is no doubt that this new picture of Prabhas has taken social media by storm. Prabhas' fans are thrilled to see the actor in a new look. Directed by Sujeeth Reddy, the film is slated to release next year. Later, it was reported that Anushka Shetty will romance her rumoured boyfriend Prabhas in Saaho . [Full Article...]

Child died in hot auto while mother was in hair salon

Child died in hot auto while mother was in hair salon Authorities charged Dijanelle Fowler , 25, on Tuesday with second-degree murder, child cruelty, and concealing the June 15 death of Skylar Fowler. Fowler texted the child's godfather about an hour later - telling him that she was heading to an urgent care facility for headaches. [Full Article...]

Gender reveal shooting: OH woman lied about pregnancy

Gender reveal shooting: OH woman lied about pregnancy She had told local media she lost her unborn child after she was wounded. Online, friends have come forward saying Willis staged the new incident and has lied before about being pregnant , even allegedly creating a fake Facebook account, since deleted, where she posted pregnancy photos and photos from her gender reveal party. [Full Article...]

Assamese actress Bidisha Bezbaruah found dead at her residence in Gurugram

Assamese actress Bidisha Bezbaruah found dead at her residence in Gurugram Police have registered a case of incitement to the suicide of Bidisha on her husband in this case and further proceedings are underway. Bezbaruah, who is an IIMC pass out, married Nisheeth Jha, a person from Gujarat, nearly a year ago. But Jha had left for Mumbai on official work and did not return, which had upset Bidisha, said Kaushik. On the same day, she had called me and expressed her wis... [Full Article...]

Cincinnati Cop Who Killed Samuel DuBose Won't Face Third Trial

Cincinnati Cop Who Killed Samuel DuBose Won't Face Third Trial While prosecutors in June told the jury that Tensing made a tactical error when he reached his left arm inside DuBose's auto and then escalated the problem by firing his weapon, Tensing's attorney argued otherwise. "I didn't shoot to kill him. I shot to stop his actions". "Their exchange lasts less than two minutes and was captured on body camera video". Tensing was first charged with murder a... [Full Article...]

Emiratis 'planted fake news to trigger Qatar crisis'

Saudi Arabia , as well as the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt then cut their diplomatic ties with Doha and imposed a total economic blockade on the tiny rich Gulf nation. The French foreign minister has supported Kuwait as a mediator in the Gulf crisis, which he said should be resolved "by the Gulf countries themselves". [Full Article...]

House Republican budget slashes billions in spending, paving path to tax cuts

House Republican budget slashes billions in spending, paving path to tax cuts For the fiscal year of 2018, the House budget outlines $203 billion in spending reductions to safety net programs. The House plan also makes a less-rosy economic growth assumption of 2.6 percent versus the 3 percent eyed by the Trump administration. [Full Article...]

Thunderstorms, torrential rain and hail warning issued by Met Office

Thunderstorms, torrential rain and hail warning issued by Met Office The views and opinions expressed by individuals in the comments section above do not represent those of Island Echo, it's employees or advertisers. On its website, the Met Office said: "Thundery showers are expected to push north across southern parts of the United Kingdom through Tuesday evening, perhaps turning more widespread towards midnight". [Full Article...]

Deadly flash flood killed at least 9 people at Arizona swimming hole

Deadly flash flood killed at least 9 people at Arizona swimming hole The family was relaxing alongside a mountain stream in Tonto National Forest , unaware that summer thunderstorms had just dropped heavy rains upstream. Hikers should avoid Solstice Canyon, Zuma Canyon and Carlisle Canyon "in the case of predicted heavy rains", which typically happens in winter, she said. [Full Article...]

Colorado voters withdrew registration since state's decision to comply with voter commission

Colorado voters withdrew registration since state's decision to comply with voter commission Trump formed the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity in May through an executive order to study "vulnerabilities" in the election system. The Lawyers' Committee argued that the election commission was required to open up its first in-person meeting, on July 19, to in-person public attendance, and that the commission needed to make additional documentation prior to that meeting, includi... [Full Article...]


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