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Woman Hunting Pokémon Finds Dead Body Instead Woman Hunting Pokémon Finds Dead Body Instead
- July 09, 2016

Per her statements to County 10 , the body was thought to have been there less than a day. She did a double take, but she says it looked to be a man's body floating. That's when she called 911 and waited for authorities to arrive. I was pretty scared and cried for a while. The Fremont County Sheriff's Office has issued a press release indicating it is "investigating the death of an adult male... (more...)
CAS to hear Blatter case in August
- July 09, 2016

All avenues of appeal through Federation Internationale de Football Association have now been exhausted, leaving Blatter to fight his case at sport's highest court next month. A different CAS panel in Platini's case said it was "not convinced by the legitimacy" of the payment to Platini. The duo states the money was for work Platini did between 1998 and 2002. (more...)
Mississippi Religious Accommodation Act Struck Down Mississippi Religious Accommodation Act Struck Down
- July 09, 2016

In addition to allowing clerks to recuse themselves, the law incorporated three beliefs that businesses could cite in order to refuse service based on religious objections to clients. "The plaintiffs" motions are granted and HB 1523 is preliminarily enjoined". The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) had filed a lawsuit against the law on behalf of two homosexual men Stephen Thomas and Nykolas Alford who wanted to marry. (more...)
Shooting Victim's Girlfriend Speaks Out On Dallas
- July 09, 2016

In the chilling video of Castile's death, Lavish Reynolds is heard explaining that Castile was carrying a firearm, for which he had a license. Choi declined to comment on the investigation. The bureau did not give the officers' races. As the crowd thinned Thursday night, demonstrators marched from the mansion to the place where Castile was shot, blocking traffic at several intersections along the way. (more...)
Peters: Chilcot report shows NZ must reconsider involvement in Iraq
- July 09, 2016

Blair was responding to the Chilcot Report which found "no imminent threat" from Iraq's then-leader Saddam Hussein at the time of going to war. Roger Bacon, whose son Matthew died in the Iraqi city of Basra in 2005, said he was "amazed" while listening to Blair's statement that was a response to Chilcot report released earlier on Wednesday. (more...)
Zakir Naik's Mumbai office cordoned off by police as 'precautionary measure' Zakir Naik's Mumbai office cordoned off by police as 'precautionary measure'
- July 09, 2016

THE GOVERNMENT will take help of countries that have banned Zakir Naik in an effort to clamp down on speeches of the controversial Islamic preacher. New Information and Broadcasting Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu, had called Naik's speeches, as being reported in the media, as highly objectionable. (more...)
Attack on Shiite shrine kills 37, wounds 62
- July 09, 2016

Police said the attack Thursday night on the Sayyid Mohammed shrine in the town of Balad started with mortar fire, then a suicide bomber blew himself up among policemen at the entrance, the Associated Press reported. Islamist militants drove an explosive-filled minibus into a Baghdad shopping district, blowing the vehicle up in one of the most lethal attacks to rock Iraq since the US invasion in 2003. (more...)
The Heat: Saudi Arabia blasts & unrest in Iraq The Heat: Saudi Arabia blasts & unrest in Iraq
- July 09, 2016

One of the bombers, who carried out the Madinah blast, was identified as Naer Musllam Hammad Al-Nijaidi Al-Balawe, a 26-year-old Saudi citizen with a history of drug abuse. Saudi Arabia's crown prince and anti-terror tsar, Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz, sought on Tuesday to reassure Saudis of the country's security. (more...)
Hardik Patel, 22, Gets Bail In Sedition Cases, But Must Leave Gujarat Hardik Patel, 22, Gets Bail In Sedition Cases, But Must Leave Gujarat
- July 09, 2016

However, Patel is right now in jail even after getting bail in sedition cases as he has to still get bail in another case of vandalizing a legislator's office. He was arrested from Rajkot and has been lodged in the Lajpore central jail in Surat ever since. The next hearing of the Visnagar case bail application in the high court is scheduled on 11 July. (more...)
United Kingdom to get its second female PM
- July 09, 2016

A final victor is expected to be announced by September 9 and Cameron remains leader and prime minister until then. " Andrea Leadsom is undoubtedly the outsider, but she will play up her Brexit credentials", said Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips on Thursday in Westminster. (more...)
Micah Johnson, Dallas Cop-Killer, Was Black Militant
- July 09, 2016

Army Reserve for six years, and was stationed at the Seagoville Reserve Base in North Texas at one time. The attack came in a week that two black men were fatally shot by police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and outside Minneapolis. (more...)
Family of slain Louisiana man denounces Dallas police deaths Family of slain Louisiana man denounces Dallas police deaths
- July 09, 2016

Now 84 and living in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, she believes little has changed. On Capitol Hill, civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis of Georgia said , "We feel the pain". "My son died just the other day and I haven't had sleep in nearly 48 hours". A gun fell from Sterling's waistband while the officer was "wrestling" with him. (more...)
GMO food labeling bill with loopholes passes Senate vote
- July 09, 2016

In 2014, Vermont passed a law requiring the labeling of genetically engineered whole foods and foods containing ingredients derived from genetically modified crops like corn, soy, canola and sugar beets. If the new federal plan becomes law, it would affect the three states that have passed GMO labeling laws, Vermont, Connecticut and ME, as well as roughly 30 other states that are considering this approach. (more...)
Clinton postpones event with Biden after Dallas shooting Clinton postpones event with Biden after Dallas shooting
- July 09, 2016

Trump cancelled a trip to Miami after the tragedy and Clinton put off a stop in a working-class part of Pennsylvania where she had been due to campaign with Vice President Joe Biden. Biden and Clinton had also planned to fundraise together in Scranton after the public rally. Sterling was fatally shot Tuesday while selling CDs outside a Baton Rouge convenience store. (more...)
CBT's 2016 NBA Draft Prospect Previews CBT's 2016 NBA Draft Prospect Previews
- July 09, 2016

Simmons had always been expected to be the first pick and ESPN reported this week that Philadelphia had already informed Simmons of their decision. The picks included the first Austrian (Utah center Jakob Poeltl, No. James is already an National Basketball Association legend, winning three championships, so Simmons may want to choose his battles wisely. "Being a versatile player, I think you can put me at any position on the court and it can work", Simmons said . (more...)
Clinton courts Sanders with college plan Clinton courts Sanders with college plan
- July 09, 2016

According to Democracy Corps' most recent poll, Clinton has widened her lead over Trump, now leading him by 11 points, with 48 percent support. "I'm going to continue to fight to make sure that we transform this country". But when asked Wednesday night on MSNBC if he was "not denying" the report that there were talks of a potential endorsement, Sanders replied, "that's correct". (more...)
Gov. Rauner calls Dallas police shootings 'outrageous' Gov. Rauner calls Dallas police shootings 'outrageous'
- July 09, 2016

Police said a fourth suspect was engaged in a standoff with authorities and had made threats about bombs. Maj. "All of America woke up this morning to the horror of police officers being ambushed in Dallas, and our hearts go out to the victims and their families", Mayor Emanuel said. (more...)
Destination Jupiter: What to expect during the Juno mission (23i) Destination Jupiter: What to expect during the Juno mission (23i)
- July 09, 2016

Jeremy Wilks Euronews correspondent reported: "Scientists are really excited about the Juno mission because of the orbit". "We're there. We're in orbit". All the inner details of the Jupiter will be unveiled by Juno , which will orbit the poles and will also tackle with its hazardous radiation belts. The arrival was dramatic, with Juno firing its rockets on autopilot because of the time lag between Jupiter and Earth. (more...)
3 shot near site of Alton Sterling shooting, report says
- July 09, 2016

Video of the shooting was captured by a bystander who recorded the footage via cell phone. This video includes clips from The White House and images from Facebook / Alton Sterling and Getty Images. Code Switch is covering the deaths of Alton Sterling , Philando Castile and several police officers in Dallas , Texas. The White House said President Obama, who is at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Warsaw, had been briefed on the events in Dallas . (more...)
United Kingdom goods trade deficit narrower than forecast in May United Kingdom goods trade deficit narrower than forecast in May
- July 09, 2016

Exports fell 4.4 percent, with shipments of goods alone dropping 8.2 percent. It still leaves the shortfall for the quarter on course to come in well below the 12 billion pounds between January and March. The sharp fall in the value of the pound since the European Union referendum vote - it is now at its lowest level for 31 years against the USA dollar - has prompted hopes that it will boost demand for United Kingdom goods. (more...)
Cristiano Ronaldo looking to make Portuguese dreams come true
- July 09, 2016

Their defence now appears sound, even with Pepe missing the semi-final through injury, Nani is playing well in attack and the 18-year-old Renato Sanches has seized his opportunity with both hands. "The hunger is there, the spirit is there and we'll take all the positives from this and go into the next campaign trying to do it again". Maybe it didn't start off as well as we wanted it to but this is not a 100 metres dash, this is a marathon. (more...)
Dallas sniper suspect was Army reservist, served in Afghanistan
- July 09, 2016

Army Reserves from March 2009 to April 2015, according to records obtained by the Star-Telegram. The mayor's remarks come in the wake of Thursday's shooting of 12 police officers during a peaceful protest of fatal police shootings of two black men, Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in St. (more...)
Among Dallas sniper victims: A newlywed, a veteran, parents Among Dallas sniper victims: A newlywed, a veteran, parents
- July 09, 2016

He spent most of his lifer in MI before moving to Texas in 2007. She later told Brian Schoenbaechler - Krol's brother-in-law - that she became concerned when word spread about shots being fired and Krol was no longer answering his phone. Seven additional officers were wounded in the attack. "Those officers made the ultimate sacrifice and died honoring their oaths to protect and serve". (more...)
Continental US records first Zika-related death Continental US records first Zika-related death
- July 09, 2016

The U.S. National Institutes of Health said it will fund a study to monitor U.S. athletes, coaches and members of the Olympic Committee staff for exposure to Zika virus while in Brazil, with the hope of gaining better understanding of how it persists in the body and the potential risks it poses. (more...)
Australian candidates woo allies as election deadlock continues
- July 09, 2016

Voters went to the polls on Saturday in the country's first-ever double-dissolution election, where all the seats in both the lower and upper houses of parliament were contested at the same time. "The surest way to lose the next election is for us to commence the new parliament with an entrenched culture of infighting", he told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. (more...)

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