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Defence Minister Parrikar Takes Potshot At Aamir Khan; Twitter Reacts Defence Minister Parrikar Takes Potshot At Aamir Khan; Twitter Reacts
- August 02, 2016

At a book launch in Pune , Parrikar referred to Aamir Khan's statement on the insecurity of his wife in an environment of growing "intolerance" in the country and said, without taking any name, the actor needed to be taught a lesson. Mr Parrikar alleged that the controversy around the actor's comments saw people withdraw from an e-commerce portal he endorsed - he did not name Snapdeal either - and said the controversy cost Mr Khan the contract. (more...)
Donald Trump rescued from stalled elevator in Colorado city
- August 02, 2016

The group stood off to the side of Trump supporters - many dressed in clothing adorned with American flags - who wrapped around several blocks as they attempted to make it into the event. Mr Trump also brought up the case of disabled New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski, whom he seemed to mock publicly in video used by the Clinton ad. (more...)
Turkey: US Air Base, Nuclear Bombs Surrounded By Citizens, Troops & Trucks Turkey: US Air Base, Nuclear Bombs Surrounded By Citizens, Troops & Trucks
- August 02, 2016

Thousands of protesters filled the streets outside the Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, demanding the United States military leaves the country. The country's Minister for EU Affairs Omer Celik twitted the blocking was for security reasons only, adding there is no problem there. (more...)
Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat Chief Minister
- August 02, 2016

Another Dalit youth committed suicide on Sunday after consuming poison to protest the Una beatings. Congress president Mrs Sonia Gandhi's political advisor, Ahmed Patel said that the resignation only goes to prove that the BJP is headed for a defeat in the 2017 Vidhan Sabha elections in Gujarat . (more...)
Review Roundup - Matt Damon Returns in Spy Thriller JASON BOURNE
- August 02, 2016

In the meantime, CIA Director Dewey (Tommy Lee Jones) will do anything to stop Bourne , most notably activating another "asset" - a cold-blooded, vicious assassin, this time convincingly played by Vincent Cassel - with orders to eliminate Bourne once and for all. (more...)
Rebels surrender to Syrian Army in Aleppo Rebels surrender to Syrian Army in Aleppo
- August 02, 2016

On Thursday, a Moscow said its forces and those of the Syrian government would open such passages outside the city and offer a way-out for fighters wanting to surrender. They have the experience; thats our job, de Mistura stated. Shoigu also announced that under orders from Russian President Vladimir Putin, in response to a personal request from US Secretary of State John Kerry, Deputy Chief of the Main Operational Directorate General Stanislav Gadjimagomedov was going to Geneva with a ... (more...)
Taliban capture district in Helmand Taliban capture district in Helmand
- August 02, 2016

A district administration source confided to Pajhwok Afghan News Khanshin police chief Abdul Rauf and the deputy intelligence head had been wounded critically in the overnight fighting. The district produces most of the opium in the world and this will fund the insurgency of the group. Since 2001 the Taliban militants group are fighting to overthrow the government. (more...)
Russian helicopter shot down in Syria Russian helicopter shot down in Syria
- August 02, 2016

Russian Federation began to deploy its air forces in Syria at the request of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in September past year to strike terrorist targets. Rebel groups are staging an offensive to try to break the siege. Opposition activists said intense fighting was still ongoing in Aleppo on Monday. (more...)
Philippines, rebels want peace talks despite feud over truce Philippines, rebels want peace talks despite feud over truce
- August 02, 2016

While it condemned for the killings of innocent civilians being perpetrated by some members of the state forces, Karapatan has reiterated its call for the resumption of formal peace talks between the Philippine Government and the NDF to facilitate the points agreed by both parties last June in Oslo, Norway. (more...)
Talks of split overshadow duel for Labour leadership Talks of split overshadow duel for Labour leadership
- August 02, 2016

The vote in favour of the party's incumbent leader was around two thirds of those cast. "The objective of the Labour Party is to elect MPs to do that and the goal of the leader is to lead them in parliament". Back in the conference room of the Unison building before catching the train for tonight's rally in Leeds, Mr Corbyn looked relaxed and buoyed by the support he had received in Hull despite his torrid month. (more...)
Two feared dead as maternity hospital in Syria bombed Two feared dead as maternity hospital in Syria bombed
- August 01, 2016

An aerial attack which partially destroyed a maternity hospital in rural Idlib province in northwest Syria this afternoon appears to be part of a despicable pattern of unlawful attacks deliberately targeting medical facilities, said Amnesty International. (more...)
Trump rebuts criticism by father of slain Muslim soldier at Democratic convention
- August 01, 2016

On Sunday, Khizr Khan attempted to persuade voters not to vote for Trump, saying, "I appeal to them not to vote for hate-mongering". "Walking onto the convention stage, with a huge picture of my son behind me, I could hardly control myself", she said. (more...)
Friend of balloon pilot says 16 total on board
- August 01, 2016

Lirette said that several people on board seemed related , because "a lot of last names were the same", but he didn't provide specifics. The death toll of 16 makes this the most fatal hot air balloon crash in USA history, according to NTSB figures. (more...)
Ivanka Trump mixes business with politics at Republican convention Ivanka Trump mixes business with politics at Republican convention
- August 01, 2016

To hear Ivanka Trump tell it at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Thursday night, her father, Donald Trump , is a model feminist when it comes to women in the workplace. "He recognizes real knowledge and skill when he finds it". Sounding more like a pundit than the subject of all the vitriol, he pronounced her speech "so average" and "full of cliches". (more...)
Kim Kardashian facing jail over Taylor Swift drama? Kim Kardashian facing jail over Taylor Swift drama?
- August 01, 2016

As we reported, Kanye had Taylor on speaker when he recorded her as they spoke about his song " Famous ", and there were clear voices in the room from the camera crew as well as producer Rick Rubin ...as such, they could all overhear the conversation so the law does not prohibit the recording. (more...)
Mercedes driver Hamilton increases lead with German GP win
- August 01, 2016

The German finished behind both Red Bull drivers, with Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen completing the podium places. But Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg's home race was a disaster from start to finish as the former title race leader slid 19 points behind triple champion Hamilton going into the four week mid-season break. (more...)
France church attack: Kermiche friend 'detained before assault' France church attack: Kermiche friend 'detained before assault'
- August 01, 2016

A white rose is attached to a post in front of the church a day after a hostage-taking in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray near Rouen in Normandy, France, where French priest, Father Jacques Hamel, was killed with a knife and another hostage seriously wounded. (more...)
Trump to Republicans: 'Don't watch' Democratic convention Trump to Republicans: 'Don't watch' Democratic convention
- August 01, 2016

During her moving speech on the closing night of the Democratic National Convention she was showing signs that she's the logical choice in this election and her supporters were an emotional mess taking it all in. "Instead, we will build an economy where everyone who wants a good paying job can get one". "They say 'we can fix it together"'. The video ends with the TRUMP logo - not the updated version that includes his running mate Mike Pence's last name. (more...)
Clinton works to shore up support in US Rust Belt Clinton works to shore up support in US Rust Belt
- August 01, 2016

Tim Kaine, the Democratic vice presidential nominee, says OH voters "are so critical to this election". Of her opponent, she added: “Now Donald Trump says, and this is a quote, ‘I know more about ISIS than the generals do. "It's been a year and nobody has given me a reason why we should embrace a trade deal", he said. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton laughs with Democratic vice presidential candidate, Sen. (more...)
Charges dropped against OR woman in California rampage
- July 31, 2016

The mayhem in the former gold-mining town of Yreka started near dawn Tuesday when a man was shot in the stomach at the Super 8 Motel and critically wounded. "We're feeling good about where we are in the investigation", Hummel said. As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, Lara and Maes were being transferred from Tehama County jail to Yreka. (more...)
Fugitive arrested nearly 40 years after Florida killing
- July 31, 2016

Marion County Sheriff's Office detectives believe that Taylor drove up next to the vehicle Scott, Bailey, and two other men were riding in along U.S. Hwy. Bailey, who was shot three times. Spokeswoman Shelley Lynch said the alias Taylor used likely will become public record at that hearing. "William Claybourne Taylor thought he could avoid taking responsibility for this frightful crime, but our agents continued an exhaustive search year after year", Michelle S. (more...)
Texans star WR DeAndre Hopkins not at training camp
- July 31, 2016

ESPN reports that the 2013 first round pick will be subjected to a $40,000 fine each day he isn't at camp, but he's looking to be paid as a top wide receiver - which is what he deserves but is far from what he's getting paid now. If they won't pay him soon, the Texans risk a similar situation to what happened with Dez Bryant and the Dallas Cowboys past year. With so much excitement from a busy offseason, the team would rather focus on winning a division championship, making a playoff run ... (more...)
App Store to offer personalised recommendations App Store to offer personalised recommendations
- July 31, 2016

The new update will feature recommendations for suggested purchases, in a new "For You" tab (mirroring Apple Music). The Apple Store app may be in line for a revamp that will steer you to products it thinks you'll buy. Apple did not immediately respond to CNET's request for comment. Apple's "For You" recommendation tab will be released ahead of the company's big iPhone 7 event in the fall. (more...)
French identify second church attacker from DNA
- July 31, 2016

Petit Jean and another 19-year-old, Adel Kermiche, were killed by police as they left the church Tuesday in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray. One of the criticisms is that Kermiche had been released from prison while awaiting trial on terror charges after his second attempt to travel to Syria. (more...)
Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case ends Individuals, agencies dodge blame as Freddie Gray case ends
- July 31, 2016

TVC NEWS Baltimore's top prosecutor on Wednesday dropped remaining charges against police officers tied to the death of black detainee Freddie Gray, after failing four times to secure convictions in a case that inflamed the us debate on race and justice. (more...)

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