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Vehicle rams French café killing girl

Vehicle rams French café killing girl A 12-year-old girl has been killed after a vehicle was driven into a pizzeria near the French Capital. Her younger brother was among those injured. Mr Brandet told BFM television four of those injured were in a condition of "absolute emergency". [Full Article...]

Gold Hits Two-Month High on North Korea Tensions

Gold Hits Two-Month High on North Korea Tensions The Federal Reserve has a 2 percent inflation target and tracks a measure that has been stuck at 1.5 percent since May despite the labor market being near full employment. The Nasdaq Composite was up 61.57 points, or 0.98 percent, at 6,318.12. The Japanese currency rallied broadly against most major currencies. The dollar weakened after news that US producer prices unexpectedly fell in July, r... [Full Article...]

Flood situation in Assam worsens; 10 lakh people affected in 19 districts

Flood situation in Assam worsens; 10 lakh people affected in 19 districts Almost 14,000 flood-displaced people are taking shelter in 39 relief centres, it said. The floods have also submerged close to two lakh hectares of agricultural lands in different districts. Meanwhile, Assam revenue and Disaster management minister Pallab Lochan Das and Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia in a Video Conference held on Sunday directed the Deputy Commissioners of the flood affected distri... [Full Article...]

Trump to seek trade probe of China amid North Korea tensions

Trump to seek trade probe of China amid North Korea tensions Trump said on July 17 that he wants a new agreement to cut the $64 billion trade deficit with Mexico. What is the best-case scenario? "I believe China and the US should continue to work together for the stable and sound development of China-US economic and trade relations", she said. [Full Article...]

Has Venezuela lawmaker targeted Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio?

Has Venezuela lawmaker targeted Fla. Sen. Marco Rubio? Believed to be behind the order: Diosdado Cabello , the influential former military chief and lawmaker from the ruling socialist party who has publicly feuded with Rubio. Last month, Rubio called Cabello the "Pablo Escobar of Venezuela". It would be inappropriate for DHS to comment on the seriousness of the threat. Cabello is one of the delegates to that assembly. [Full Article...]

Five-judge SC bench may examine provision denying J&K women property rights

Five-judge SC bench may examine provision denying J&K women property rights The plea has challenged certain provisions of the J and K Constitution which deny property rights to a woman and her children who marries a person from outside the state. Abdullah reiterated if BJP succeeds in scrapping Article 35A through the court, the state subject laws will end. "Her children are denied a permanent resident certificate thereby considering them illegitimate-not given any righ... [Full Article...]

Trump praises Xi for new United Nations sanctions on N.Korea

Trump praises Xi for new United Nations sanctions on N.Korea Over the past few days Donald Trump has issued a series of warnings and threats to North Korea, while the hermit state has hit back with plans to strike the U.S. "Preparation for attack? I'm doing it!" he said, pointing to a grill he was readying for burgers and hot dogs. A new stamp issued in commemoration of the successful test launch of the "Hwasong-14" intercontinental ballistic missile... [Full Article...]

Taylor Swift Weeps During During Closing Arguments of Groping Trial

Taylor Swift Weeps During During Closing Arguments of Groping Trial The jury will decide if they interfered with Mueller's employment contract at radio station KYGO after Swift said he groped her before a Pepsi Center concert in 2013. "Look at Ms. Swift's face and ask yourself: Is that the face of a person who just had a unusual man grab her butt?", he said to the jury. She was comforted by her mother, Andrea, and Douglas Baldridge, her attorney. [Full Article...]

Arsenal thriller gets season off to a flyer

Arsenal thriller gets season off to a flyer There were some fantastic individual displays in the 10 matches played. It was one of the great days for me in recent weeks [when he said he would stay]. The Frenchman's Arsenal career got off to a dream start after he headed the Gunners into the lead in their pulsating 4-3 win over Craig Shakespeare's side at the Emirates . [Full Article...]

Man accused of trying to detonate vehicle bomb at OKC bank

Man accused of trying to detonate vehicle bomb at OKC bank Thanks to an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent posing as someone who could help Varnell with the attack, Varnell detonated a fake bomb. According to court documents, Mr. Varnell's actions were monitored closely for months as the plot developed. Varnell indicated at the meeting that he had previously made homemade explosives and that he "was of the same mind with people who wanted to use ex... [Full Article...]

Conn. Residents Rally Against Violence at Virginia Protests

Conn. Residents Rally Against Violence at Virginia Protests The gathering kicked off with Erin Erickson, the Missoula Rises, organizer thanking attendees for standing against hate, and recapping events in Charlottesville. Cities around the U.S. Sunday evening are holding vigils in honor of those who died and were injured in Charlottesville. Over one hundred activists and public officials attended a rally in West Hartford center, where Gov. [Full Article...]

Kentucky to relocate-not to remove-Confederate statues after Charlottesville tragedy

Kentucky to relocate-not to remove-Confederate statues after Charlottesville tragedy Lexington Mayor Jim Gray tweeted Saturday that he planned to take steps to remove two Confederate memorials from the former county courthouse grounds on Main Street. Kentucky was officially neutral during the Civil War, but came under Union control early in the conflict. Veterans Park, on the southern outskirts of the city, has been proposed as a new location for the statues, which are now on th... [Full Article...]

Mattis says U.S. wants diplomatic solution for N. Korea

Mattis says U.S. wants diplomatic solution for N. Korea The president was addressing reporters during his vacation at his New Jersey golf club before a security briefing with top advisers. NPR's Scott Horsley has more. But if the USA military is preparing for a major conflict, there is little evidence of it. Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sit alongside President Donald Trump at the White House. [Full Article...]

Sinking of Danish sub carrying Kim Wall a 'deliberate act,' police say

Sinking of Danish sub carrying Kim Wall a 'deliberate act,' police say Denmark's navy says that Madsen's privately built submarine that had been feared missing in Danish waters has been found and the crew is safe. He told the Swedish broadcaster SVT it would be "a big job" to find a body at sea. for the Guardian and the New York Times , and who was writing a feature about the Nautilus and its owner, boarded the submarine on Thursday evening and has not been h... [Full Article...]

Scientists discover largest volcanic region on Earth

Scientists discover largest volcanic region on Earth They have not determined if the volcanoes are active or not, but the awareness of their presence could help scientists researching seismic monitoring in Antarctica . "I think it is very likely this region will turn out to be the densest region of volcanoes in the world, greater even than east Africa, where mounts Nyiragongo, Kilimanjaro, Longonot and all the other active volcanoes are concentra... [Full Article...]

JD(U) to oust Veerendra Kumar

JD(U) to oust Veerendra Kumar Ramai Ram and Arjun Rai were prominent among those who openly came in support of Yadav and also held meeting with him at Muzaffarpur. Sensing that his alliance with Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD only works to erode his political capital, Nitish astutely jumped ships and grafted himself to the Bihar BJP . [Full Article...]

Fivefold Growth in Canadian Players for $430 Million US Powerball this Tuesday

Fivefold Growth in Canadian Players for $430 Million US Powerball this Tuesday Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize. It's the 12th largest jackpot in US lottery history. While there was no jackpot victor in Saturday night's drawing, IL players won more than 68,000 prizes, ranging from $4 to $1,000,000 (the $1,000,000 ticket was sold in downstate Raymond). [Full Article...]

President Trump tweets, re-endorsing Luther Strange ahead of Tuesday's special election

President Trump tweets, re-endorsing Luther Strange ahead of Tuesday's special election Luther Strange ahead of Tuesday's contentious Republican primary. Buchanan said the Trump endorsement could help unusual turn out some who were less likely to vote on Tuesday, which could be key in what's already expected to be a very low-turnout affair. [Full Article...]

Gorakhpur hospital chief suspended over children's deaths

Gorakhpur hospital chief suspended over children's deaths It also said that the issue of encephalitis was taken up with the state's chief secretary during an open hearing at Lucknow conducted between August 9 and 11. Summary: "If Yogi Adityanath cannot take care of a medical college in Gorakhpur , how can he run the entire state?" he asked. He said, "We have suspended the principal of the BRD Medical College and taking him guilty for his ac... [Full Article...]

Top US General to Meet South Korean Leader Amid Tensions

Top US General to Meet South Korean Leader Amid Tensions Joint Chiefs of Staff, who is visiting Seoul as part of a trip which will also include China and Japan. "Whatever ups and downs we face, the North Korean nuclear situation must be resolved peacefully", South Korean President Moon Jae-in told a regular meeting with senior aides and advisers. [Full Article...]


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