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Man dies after lightning strike in NY park; 4 others injured Man dies after lightning strike in NY park; 4 others injured
- August 14, 2016

City Police said CPR was started on the three unresponsive people, who were transported to Vassar Brothers Medical Center where they were still being treated early Friday evening. Emergency responders found three people unresponsive while two others conscious but injured. "He got blown off the bench and his heart stopped". City of Poughkeepsie Police, City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department, Fairview Fire District, Arlington Fire District and Mobile Life Support Services responded to the scene, ... (more...)
Trump strains to fix split GOP, blasting common foe Clinton Trump strains to fix split GOP, blasting common foe Clinton
- August 14, 2016

In his earlier interview for the Washington Post , Mr Trump had said he was "just not quite there yet" when asked if he would endorse Mr Ryan and Arizona Sen McCain. Trump also praised Ryan's opponent, Paul Nehlen, for running "a very good campaign". But Vos, too, was skipping the Trump rally on Friday. John McCain and New Hampshire Sen. (more...)
Trump changes course, endorses Paul Ryan, John McCain Trump changes course, endorses Paul Ryan, John McCain
- August 14, 2016

Trump told the Washington Post on Tuesday, "I'm just not quite there yet". On Saturday he is holding two rallies with conservative columnist Ann Coulter in Janesville and Kenosha and now has the support of Diamond and Silk, conservative black YouTube celebrities who have backed Trump. (more...)
Swiss police say stabbings, fire reported on train
- August 14, 2016

According to early reports, a 27-year-old man started a fire on the train and then began stabbing passengers. The motive was not immediately clear, but the incident follows a string of violent, often deadly assaults in Europe in recent months, with many claimed by the jihadist Islamic State group. (more...)
Trump accuses Obama of being the 'founder of ISIS'
- August 13, 2016

That's debatable, at least. Mr Trump's exercise in self-awareness is a marked departure from his usual tenor on the campaign trail, where for months at rallies he would tick through poll numbers showing him winning as if they were sports scores of his favourite team. (more...)
India's Modi consults parties on Kashmir; separatists cold India's Modi consults parties on Kashmir; separatists cold
- August 13, 2016

The House "earnestly appeals to all sections of the society in Jammu and Kashmir and India, to work for the early restoration of normalcy and harmony and unanimously resolves to restore the confidence among the people in general and youth in particular", it said. (more...)
Eli Manning won't play in Giants' preseason opener vs. Dolphins
- August 13, 2016

And that starts tonight. Backup quarterback Ryan Nassib will start and play the majority of the game. Behind Manning on the depth chart, Nassib has played in five games over his first three seasons, completing nine of his 10 pass attempts. (more...)
Trump's Economic Plan is All Over the Place
- August 13, 2016

Paul Krugman is exhausted of mincing words about Donald Trump, "an ignorant, wildly dishonest, erratic, immature, bullying egomaniac". Yet while many families struggle with child care costs, what they pay often falls short of the true costs to care for young children well. (more...)
Driver slams into Ferguson protester Driver slams into Ferguson protester
- August 13, 2016

That's when one auto hits the victim head-on and doesn't even stop. His injuries are unknown. The demonstration was a reminder to the community about a life lost two years ago when then-Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown, Jr. (more...)
One killed in fire fighting over Emirates plane crash-landing One killed in fire fighting over Emirates plane crash-landing
- August 13, 2016

All the passengers and crew members are safe, but one firefighter lost his life while tackling the blaze after the accident. As of now all the departure flights from Dubai International airport have been delayed until the further notice. (more...)
Nigeria reports first 2 cases of polio in years, WHO says Nigeria reports first 2 cases of polio in years, WHO says
- August 13, 2016

He said detection was also a reminder that the country needed to remain vigilant and immunize all eligible children with polio vaccine until the disease was completely eradicated. It was unclear how accessible the two areas are. Polio , otherwise known as poliomyelitis, is a highly infectious disease caused by a virus that invades the nervous system. (more...)
Garoppolo mostly solid in debut as Pats beat Saints 34-22
- August 13, 2016

Brady attended the memorial service for a family member yesterday, so he wasn't on hand for the opener. He threw this nice screen pass to James White that resulted in a touchdown . "It was a good experience tonight just being put in a hard situation.I think we reacted in the right way". He played in only the opening series of the game before taking a seat. (more...)
Wildfires spare Marseille in France; danger high elsewhere
- August 13, 2016

Two people were reportedly injured, one seriously, as the fire raging in Vitrolle headed southward, the AP reported. There have been more than 100 fires in Portugal , the worst of them on the Atlantic island of Madeira. The most unsafe fire was burning around Fos-Sur-Mer, 25 miles northwest of Marseille , which is home to a large vast industrial zone where oil and petrochemicals are stocked. (more...)
In twist, girl defends boyfriend accused of killing her mom
- August 13, 2016

A 15-year-old Pennsylvania girl who pleaded guilty to plotting with her soldier boyfriend to kill her mother has taken the stand at his murder trial, saying in his defense she's "inexorably, ineffably in love" with him. Barnes is charged with criminal homicide, abuse of a corpse and related charges. Jerry Sandusky took the stand Friday to forcefully deny the child molestation charges he was convicted of four years ago and said it wasn't his idea to waive his right to testify during his 2012 ... (more...)
Spaniard finally wins women's kayak gold, on 3rd attempt Spaniard finally wins women's kayak gold, on 3rd attempt
- August 13, 2016

Jones said her surprise Olympic success will further her dream of putting the sport "on the map". In the windy conditions and in front of a screaming crowd full of Australians she had a slight touch on the third-last gate at the bottom of the course. (more...)
Daniel Sturridge and James Milner are injury concerns for Liverpool Daniel Sturridge and James Milner are injury concerns for Liverpool
- August 13, 2016

Arsenal have bought Granit Xhaka from German club Borrussia Monchengladbach for a fee around $40 million, and defender Rob Holding has also arrived from Bolton. It's a bruise in the heel, if he says it's a little bit too painful, then for sure (it's an injury).We could test it each day, I'm not sure when we should test it. (more...)
Emails: Clinton's State Dept. Provided Her Donors with Favors
- August 13, 2016

During a line of questioning about improper relationships between the Clinton Foundation and the State Department. Reporters also wanted Trudeau to address the ethics of her Department and Clinton Foundation after one of the emails exposed a special request from the former president's team. (more...)
FBI Investigating Clinton Foundation
- August 13, 2016

In 2009, a Lebanese billionaire who donated millions to the Clinton Foundation contacted went through a Clinton Foundation employee to contact the State Department for a face-to-face meeting with the USA ambassador to Lebanon. June 19th was a Tuesday which, based on CNN's timeline, means Mills was absent from work on a Wednesday to help out the Clinton Foundation. "If the State Department continues to withhold these emails, Hillary Clinton should demand they be released, or release them ... (more...)
Pakistani Taliban Group Claims Hospital Bombing That Killed 70
- August 13, 2016

Abdul Rehman Miankhel, a senior official at the government-run Civil Hospital, where the explosion occurred, told reporters that at least 70 people had been killed, with more than 112 wounded. On Monday, lawyers congregated at the Quetta Civil Hospital to mourn the death of their colleague, Baluchistan Bar Association president Bilal Anwar Kasi , who had been fatally shot earlier that day on his commute to work. (more...)
ISIS has kidnapped 2000 civilians to use as 'human shields' ISIS has kidnapped 2000 civilians to use as 'human shields'
- August 13, 2016

They had freed over 2,000 civilian hostages who had been held by the militants, Sharfan Darwish of the SDF allied Manbij Military Council told Reuters. Syrian civil defence forces say at least two people have been killed and dozens injured. The raids hit several neighbourhoods as residents filled the streets to buy fresh produce brought into rebel-held areas which had been under government siege, an AFP correspondent said. (more...)
Trump says Obama-IS remark was sarcasm Trump says Obama-IS remark was sarcasm
- August 13, 2016

He brushed off conservative radio commentator Hugh Hewitt's attempt to reframe Trump's observation as one that said Obama's foreign policy created the conditions in Iraq and Syria that allowed IS to thrive. However, Trump previously had said he wanted USA troops out years earlier than Obama withdrew them. More than 70 Republicans - including former members of Congress - have already reportedly signed the letter imploring RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to shift money away from Trump to ... (more...)
At Least 2 Dead in Plane Crash at Shannon Airport in Spotsylvania
- August 13, 2016

Virginia State Police report that at least two people are dead after a small plane crash near Shannon Airport in Fredericksburg. A press briefing is about to begin with the latest information. As of this time, there are at least two confirmed fatalities. According to Virginia State Police, the pilot was attempting to land at Shannon Airport, when the plane came to the end of the runway, the pilot pulled back up. (more...)
Obama's transgender directive to schools goes to court Obama's transgender directive to schools goes to court
- August 13, 2016

Five years ago, Kimberly Shappley gave birth to her son, Joseph Paul. "I'm fighting for her future". "Please understand I'm not fighting about bathrooms, I'm fighting about her life, I'm fighting about her well-being", Shappley said of her daughter, Kai, during a city school board meeting. (more...)
Train Hits Car On Level Crossing Near Cambridge Train Hits Car On Level Crossing Near Cambridge
- August 13, 2016

A man has suffered serious head injuries after a train hit his vehicle at a level crossing. The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust was called at 2.34pm, and sent an ambulance, three ambulance officers, the East Anglian Air Ambulance and its hazardous area response team to the scene. (more...)
Jessica Ennis-Hill leads heptathlon after 100m hurdles Jessica Ennis-Hill leads heptathlon after 100m hurdles
- August 13, 2016

Johnson-Thompson, the heir to her compatriot's multi-eventing throne, had clocked 13.48secs over the hurdles, 0.11 down on her best this year, but a solid enough time given the rainy conditions at the start of the morning. Rudisha then issued an ominous warning: "I'm in good form, there's no doubt about that", he said. "Mentally, I've got to be 100 per cent focused". "I've tapered off quite a bit longer than normal, just to try something different, because in the past I've always struggled ... (more...)

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