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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...)
Royals Trade OF Brett Eibner To Athletics For OF Billy Burns Royals Trade OF Brett Eibner To Athletics For OF Billy Burns
- July 31, 2016

Both are now at Triple-A, but have spent time with their respective big clubs this season. Burns hit. 234 with 14 stolen bases and four triples in 73 games for the A's. Eibner batted. 231 with three homers and 10 RBIs in 26 games for the Royals. Whereas Eibner would face competition next season from corner outfielder Jorge Bonifacio who is excelling at AAA Omaha this season (.281/.347/481 with 15 HRs in 374 ABs) and is thought to possess more upside at age 23. (more...)
Yemen government withdraws from Kuwait talks with rebels Yemen government withdraws from Kuwait talks with rebels
- July 31, 2016

The withdrawal announcement came two days after Houthi leaders backing former President Ali Abdullah Saleh said they were forming a coalition administration, in a widely viewed attempt to legitimize Houthi rule. The rebels have "missed an opportunity for peace which the Yemeni people needed", Mikhlafi said on his Twitter account. A truce that began in April has slowed the momentum of fighting, but violence continues nearly daily. (more...)
Indonesian and three Nigerians executed for drug crimes Indonesian and three Nigerians executed for drug crimes
- July 31, 2016

The remaining 10 convicts, expected to have faced the firing squad, including nationals from Pakistan, India and Zimbabwe as well as Indonesians, were not put to death. Reuters reported that the rights activists and governments have again called on Indonesia to abolish the death penalty but those calls have gone unheeded. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's Historic DNC Speech Sparks an Outbreak of Ugly Cry Face
- July 31, 2016

Chelsea Clinton , the former first daughter, will be introducing her mother, Hillary , on Thursday in advance of her historic speech in her quest to become the first female president. "Made in India" versus "Make in America" has emerged an election issue in the US. But the bulk of her speech was about Hillary Clinton , Chelsea's mom and the grandmother to her two children, Charlotte , 2, and Aidan , born just five weeks ago. (more...)
Turkey's Erdogan dropping lawsuits for insults against him
- July 31, 2016

Earlier this year, authorities said over 2,000 people were being prosecuted on charges of insulting the president. Erdogan also rejected Western criticism of purges in Turkey's military and other state institutions, following the recent failed coup. (more...)
Philippine communists to declare truce 'very soon' Philippine communists to declare truce 'very soon'
- July 31, 2016

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned on Thursday that he might call off a unilateral ceasefire with communist rebels after a militiaman was killed in a guerrilla ambush. Duterte also ordered the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine (AFP) National Police (PNP) to "withdraw the operational guidelines they issued in pursuance to that ceasefire declaration". (more...)
Turkey Coup: Erdogan declares three-month state of emergency
- July 31, 2016

Speaking with reporters after the defense ministers meeting at Joint Base Andrews outside Washington, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said the meeting focused on what happens after the defeat of Islamic State in terms of stabilization and reconstruction. (more...)
Corporate lawyers argue over whether Colbert can be Colbert
- July 30, 2016

Instead, The Late Show host complied with the lawyers' demands and made a decision to bring on the old character's "identical twin cousin", "Steven Colbert", who may look and talk and act exactly like the old Seven Colbert, but is really a different person . (more...)
Navy ship to be named for late gay rights leader Harvey Milk Navy ship to be named for late gay rights leader Harvey Milk
- July 30, 2016

The news came in a report published by the U.S. Naval Institute, citing a notification sent to Congress earlier this month by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, signaling his intention to name a Military Sealift Command fleet oiler after Milk . (more...)
Can Hillary Clinton win the support of Bernie Sanders supporters?
- July 30, 2016

While her speech was not as electrifying as those given by US President Barack Obama and some other prominent Democrats at the Philadelphia convention, Clinton was authoritative and self-assured in her pitch to the public. In a nod to their concerns, she acknowledged that America's growing economy was not working for many people and her presidency would ensure that U.S. (more...)
Criminal charges announced in Flint water crisis Criminal charges announced in Flint water crisis
- July 30, 2016

He says they "attempted to bury or cover up, downplay or hide information that contradicted their own narrative". Demonstrators demand action from the Republican presidential candidates about the water crisis in Flint outside the historic Fox Theater before the GOP presidential debate March 3, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. (more...)
Africa's best Olympian dives in for the last time Africa's best Olympian dives in for the last time
- July 30, 2016

Eleanor Patterson has the potential to one day be Olympic high jump champion, although Rio will be too early in her career to see her top the podium. Here is a look at the competing teams. Over the past decade the Japanese women's team has been making in-roads on the worldwide hockey scene and will be looking to upset the FIH Hero World Rankings in Rio. (more...)
Gov. John Bel Edwards receives award from pro-life Democrats group Gov. John Bel Edwards receives award from pro-life Democrats group
- July 30, 2016

This number includes 62 percent of those who identify as pro-choice, 85 percent of African Americans and 84 percent of Latinos. Pro-life organizations, such as the Susan B. In addition to calling for federal funding, the Democrats' 2016 platform has an abortion-related litmus test for judicial nominees, stating: "We will appoint judges who defend the constitutional principles of liberty and equality for all, and will protect a woman's right to safe and legal abortion ..." Democrats ... (more...)
Fighting in Syrian city yields trove of IS intelligence
- July 30, 2016

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the SDF, which is led by the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), succeeded to recapture the towns stormed by IS over the past 24 hours. Women and children were understood to be casualties. It's not just the Tokhar event of last week, but we've actually logged more than 40 alleged civilian casualty events over the last couple of months, just in the small area, reportedly from the very intense coalition campaign to liberate that town from ... (more...)
France Charges Five Suspects over Nice Truck Attack France Charges Five Suspects over Nice Truck Attack
- July 30, 2016

The suspected accomplices - four men and one woman - were in custody in Nice , Francois Molins told a news conference, and were indicted Thursday on various terrorism charges. He spoke after an emergency security meeting in Paris , his fourth such meeting since Tunisian Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel rammed through a Bastille Day event, killing 84 people. (more...)
Turkey detains nephew of cleric blamed for coup: state media
- July 30, 2016

Turkey's secular Republican People's Party, CHP, has planned a rally for Sunday. But to signal patriotic unity, it will be joined by Erdogan's Islamic-conservative AKP, whose followers have turned city squares red with seas of Turkish flags every night since the failed putsch. (more...)
Donald Trump's plan to win the week Donald Trump's plan to win the week
- July 29, 2016

Campaign officials want to go straight at her biggest vulnerability: that many Americans say they just don't trust her or view her favorably. Kaine mocked Donald Trump and the numerous times he said he's said "believe me". "It becomes a timeless narrative", said Mo Elleithee, a 2008 campaign official who's now a Georgetown University scholar. As the convention opened, they still erupted in chants of "Bernie" and booed Clinton the first several times her name was mentioned. (more...)
Arvind Kejriwal Says PM Modi is Frustrated, Can Get Me Killed Arvind Kejriwal Says PM Modi is Frustrated, Can Get Me Killed
- July 29, 2016

Efforts are on to disqualify 21 others over office of profit allegations. Kejriwal dubbed Modi to be the "mastermind" behind the "cycle of oppression" against them and that he was hell bent on "vanquishing" the party . "The second way is to crush your opponents. And that is why they are angry and frustrated", Kejriwal said. Though some autorickshaws and taxis were seen ferrying passengers, a lot of them remained off the capital's roads. (more...)
Labour leadership revolt MP returns to front bench
- July 29, 2016

Other MPs are said to be considering re-joining the front bench if Mr Corbyn wins the forthcoming internal leadership election. A former Labour shadow minister has accused aides of Jeremy Corbyn of secretly entering her office in Westminster. (more...)
Media won't ask Chelsea Clinton about her father's treatment of women Media won't ask Chelsea Clinton about her father's treatment of women
- July 29, 2016

I couldn't imagine a better grandmother for them, either. Clinton and Trump, a mom of three , developed a friendship over the years when their parents were friends. "And I think that's a real tribute to her because certainly anyone as gorgeous as she is could have probably gone quite far being skin-deep". At an earlier campaign appearance, he encouraged Russian Federation to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton . (more...)
Michelle Obama Gets Personal During Democratic National Convention Speech Michelle Obama Gets Personal During Democratic National Convention Speech
- July 29, 2016

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will both be on hand to make their case for Clinton - potentially overshadowing the rest of the evening's roster. But I urge people to carefully listen to that speech again, no matter whom you favor in November. "I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves", she said. (more...)

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