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How to master 'Pokémon GO,' the hottest game in the world
- July 11, 2016

We have been working hard to fix this server issues and thank you all for your endurance. Pokémon GO has been proven to be a tremendous smash hit - unfortunately, a smash hit means a bigger strain on the servers than expected. Massive shocker - "Pokemon GO" hit Number 1 on USA iPhone revenue in half a day. Or, in one case, finding a dead body . As you travel around you'll be able to "catch" the creatures and then train them for battles. (more...)
Corker, Ernst take themselves out of Trump veepstakes Corker, Ernst take themselves out of Trump veepstakes
- July 11, 2016

They just don't want to be on it. Two Senators rumored to have made Donald Trump's short list have publicly withdrawn from consideration. Bob Corker and Joni Ernst said they're taking a hard pass at Trump's VP spot. "I will probably participate more as an advocate", Ernst said of her role in the Trump campaign. None of it meaning being Trump's VP running mate. (more...)
Blistering report slams Tony Blair for United Kingdom invasion of Iraq
- July 11, 2016

The 2003 invasion of Iraq was the most unpopular war in British history. Mrs Baldwin, MP for West Worcestershire, who at the time of the war outbreak was not an MP, said she felt for the families who had suffered pain and heartache from the decision to go into war. (more...)
Desire to take India's growth beyond 8%: PM Modi in Nairobi
- July 11, 2016

Prime Minister Modi asserted that sooner the forces of humanity join hands, the sooner terrorism can be defeated. Uhuru said during the during the struggle for multi-partyism, Mitch lent a voice to the desires of the people, and he was entirely undaunted by the dangers that came with standing for democracy. (more...)
Lesnar beats Hunt, Tate loses at UFC 200 Lesnar beats Hunt, Tate loses at UFC 200
- July 11, 2016

He was simply too big and too strong for Hunt , who had six of his seven UFC victories by knockout. Lesnar failed to maintain his success rate in the second round, with Hunt staying out of range, blocking a number of attempted takedowns and even landing with a couple of right-hand punches. (more...)
Prudential suspends six property funds as contagion spreads across sector
- July 11, 2016

Major UK property funds like M&G, Aviva and Standard Life are stopping redemptions which indicates there has been a large and fast drawdown. Commenting, Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, said: "The dominos are starting to fall in the United Kingdom commercial property market, as yet another fund locks its doors on the back of outflows precipitated by the Brexit vote". (more...)
Sen. Corker withdraws from consideration as potential Trump running mate Sen. Corker withdraws from consideration as potential Trump running mate
- July 11, 2016

Bob Corker told NBC's Kelly O'Donnell "I've always thought that I'm better suited for other kinds of things", while sources confirmed to NBC News - after a report in POLITICO - that Iowa Sen. He had played down veep speculation before, even as he met with Trump at Trump Tower in May. So I don't think he could go wrong, ' Ernst said. (more...)
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition wins big in Senate election
- July 11, 2016

Faced with criticism over his failure to meet inflation targets, flat consumer spending and a post-Brexit resurgent yen, Abe is expected to unveil a post-election stimulus package that could exceed 10tn yen (£76.7bn). Thousands of people protested USA military presence on the island of Okinawa last month. Voters looks at the list of candidates before casting their ballots in Japan's upper house parliamentary election as representatives of a local election administration commission observe ... (more...)
Farnborough faces fewer jet orders, Boeing turns 100 Farnborough faces fewer jet orders, Boeing turns 100
- July 11, 2016

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 10 (Reuters) - Airbus is set to announce a key order for 8-10 of its biggest twin-engined model, the A350-1000, from Virgin Atlantic after beating Boeing to a scarce order for big jets as economic and political uncertainties overshadow the Farnborough Airshow. (more...)
US Senate passes measure that would require GMO labeling
- July 11, 2016

The United States Senate passed a controversial bill Wednesday that would require food makers to disclose genetically modified food ingredients-at least, sort of. Winning a simple majority vote in the Senate was seen as likely after the bill received a 65-32 passing cloture vote Wednesday, and this vote clears a significant hurdle for proponents of the bill . (more...)
Goals in short supply at Euro 2016
- July 11, 2016

Ronaldo tried to come back on the field twice after Dimitri Payet's front on challenge left him in serious pain to the knee. Ronaldo did not return to the match, but Portugal was able to defeat France 1-0 in extra time. Around 300 million people have been estimated to watch the game on television worldwide. He left his team behind to pull off a similar upset against favored France on Sunday. (more...)
Security Lines May Get Shorter for American Airlines Passengers at LAX
- July 11, 2016

Those security changes are one of the primary reasons for increasing wait times, and CNN reports that Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says although TSA wants "to keep passengers moving", long lines may be temporarily necessary to "keep passengers safe". (more...)
N Korea warns of tough response after USA blacklists Kim Jong
- July 11, 2016

North Korea has called the latest US sanctions targeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and other top officials for human rights violations "a declaration of war" because they "crossed a red line". The US State Department responded to the harsh comments from North Korea by calling on Pyongyang to refrain from moves that promote the escalation of tensions on the Korean Peninsula. (more...)
Ribble: Trump Has 'Damaged The Republican Party'
- July 11, 2016

Trump to begin building that type of relationship with Congress", the Jonesboro Republican said. According to the Washington Post and other media outlets are reporting that Trump had a spirited exchange with two members of the group. (more...)
Japan's ruling bloc wins landslide in upper house poll
- July 11, 2016

Abe said Sunday that the victory showed widespread support for his economic policies, dubbed Abenomics, a combination of loose monetary policy and heavy government spending. He also said discussions should start on changing the constitution to work out details. Some Japanese agree with Abe's views on security because of growing fears about terrorism, the recent missile launches by North Korea and China's military assertiveness. (more...)
$540 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Indiana
- July 11, 2016

Mega Millions ticket sales have exceeded $1 billion since March, when the last victor was declared. The megaball is 5. The estimated $540 million Mega Millions jackpot was the seventh largest USA jackpot in history, so it's no wonder folks lined up to get their share. (more...)
Rochester police arrest 74 during protests over shootings
- July 11, 2016

His reply was that "Black Lives Matter, as far as I am concerned, is a radical hate group ". This is a tragic day for law enforcement. Dorismond, 26, was shot and killed during a scuffle with an undercover officer in 2000. It was apparent that the African-American community and the Dallas police department had developed a working relationship. "Someone really screwed up", he said. (more...)
Gates Hit U.K. Real Estate Funds After Brexit Vote
- July 11, 2016

Funds run by Standard Life, Aviva and M&G suspended redemptions this week after redemption requests ate into their holdings of cash and real estate shares. Canada Life said that it was suspending its Canlife Property and Canlife UK Property life and pensions funds with effect from 1400 GMT July 5. The announcements follow moves by three other real estate funds, which imposed similar curbs on withdrawals earlier in the week - all of them a fallout of the vote in the U.K.to leave the European ... (more...)
Andy Murray seeks 3rd major title; Milos Raonic bids for 1st
- July 10, 2016

That's something I speak to Ivan about it. Raonic won the first and fourth sets on Centre Court, while Federer took the second and third. He had a huge serve but I handled it well and won the match. The men's final at Wimbledon has started with Milos Raonic serving first to Andy Murray. " Wimbledon for a lot of the players, but for British players growing up, this is the biggest competition". (more...)
Trump speaks trade deals in NH
- July 10, 2016

Cohen via FoterDonald Trump lit into Hillary Clinton this week for her support of NAFTA and other trade deals her husband pushed as president. I am not a big fan of Hillary Clinton , but I am certainly not a fan of Trump and his hate-filled rhetoric. (more...)
McCann's RBI double in 11th helps Yankees beat Indians 7
- July 10, 2016

The Yankees also took advantage of a pair of umpire challenges. 355 with runners in scoring position -.378 with runners in scoring position and two outs. Kurt Suzuki, and Kennys Vargas also homered for the Twins, who have won three straight from the Rangers since last weekend. Yonder Alonso had two RBIs, including a tiebreaking double in the bottom of the second. (more...)
Hamilton takes pole position ahead of Rosberg at British GP
- July 10, 2016

Rosberg had a great tussle with Verstappen , getting overtaken by the Red Bull driver at one point. A heavy downpour shortly before the start threatened to result in a similarly dramatic race at Silverstone , however, it proved a relatively straightforward day for Hamilton as he headed a Mercedes one-two. (more...)
Rocket attacks kill at least 30 in Syria's Aleppo
- July 10, 2016

More than 280,000 people have been killed and millions displaced since Syria's conflict erupted in March 2011 with anti-government protests. "The Castello road has been bombarded with barrel bombs for the past 12 hours". The pre-war commercial capital has been one of the main battlegrounds of Syria's civil war and successive ceasefires announced for the city have been swiftly broken. (more...)
Cop's lawyer blames driver's gun, not his race
- July 10, 2016

Diamond Reynolds , the girlfriend of Philando Castile of St. Paul, cries outside the governor's residence in St. Paul, Minn., on Thursday, July 7, 2016 . The officers were chosen due to their "initiative, creativeness and varied backgrounds in law enforcement", the document said. "He's a very sensitive officer, he cares about people", Kelly said. (more...)
Cop's lawyer blames driver's gun, not his race — APNewsBreak
- July 10, 2016

Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez , who shot and killed school cafeteria worker Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop on Wednesday in the Minneapolis suburb of Falcon Heights, fired as a result of "the presence of that gun and the display of that gun" rather than any other factor. (more...)