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Deaf-mute Geeta's caretaker Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away
- July 11, 2016

The Prime Minister said though he wished to attend late Edhi's funeral in person, however his present position deprives him of the ability to do so. The participants also expressed their grief and said that Edhi spent his whole life in serving the poor and helpless people. (more...)
Scores of police officers injured in Berlin protests Scores of police officers injured in Berlin protests
- July 11, 2016

It was not clear how many rioters were injured in the quarrels. The protest is against police operations and involved mostly young people who have risen up against the police operations in the Riga street area . Friedrichshain has undergone rapid gentrification in recent years. The biggest and most violent protest in Germany erupted in Berlin over the weekend exactly with our models calling for an explosion in civil unrest. (more...)
Canada, Ukraine Sign Free Trade Agreement
- July 11, 2016

And with Trudeau just committed troops to a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation mission in Latvia, in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine - Canada is seen as both a pivotal and personal ally for Ukraine. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Canada was the first Western country to recognize Ukraine's independence in December 1991, after the collapse of the Soviet Union. (more...)
Winning numbers drawn for $540 million Mega Millions jackpot Winning numbers drawn for $540 million Mega Millions jackpot
- July 11, 2016

Chase Hardy buys lottery tickets at a 7-Eleven store, Friday, July 8, 2016, in Newark, N.J. The Mega Millions lottery jackpot for Friday's drawing has soared to over $500 million. The jackpot has been building since March 8. The winner's identity will not be known until they claim their prize. Other folks around the country should experience a fresh start as well. (more...)
Dwyane Wade And Gabrielle Union Revealed A Big Secret About LeBron James
- July 11, 2016

The Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday night that the Bulls are preparing to offload the contracts of Jose Calderon and Mike Dunleavy in order to clear enough salary cap space to sign Wade. I put a lot of work into this game. Fans showed their appreciation on social media, giving thanks to Wade. The first came from Wade himself via a letter sent through the Associated Press to the fans of Miami. (more...)
Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight for Labor party leadership
- July 11, 2016

Angela Eagle insisted she has not embarked on a political "suicide mission" as she launched her bid to topple Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader. Asked if a lack of parliamentary support could compromise Mr Corbyn's leadership, he said: "It does make things hard, but I don't see that as a problem with Jeremy Corbyn so much, being that he does have an extremely strong mandate, stronger than any Labour leader ever". (more...)
Exercise Firework Safety This 4th of July
- July 11, 2016

Last year, two National Football League players made headlines after losing fingers in accidents involved with fireworks . "Never give a firework to a child under the age of 16". Mike Hall of the Olathe Fire Dept. If letting professionals handle the fireworks isn't in the cards, Howerter advises that only one person at a time should be lighting fireworks during neighborhood shows. (more...)
Wisely, Israel And Turkey Make Up
- July 11, 2016

Israel , which had already offered its apologies - one of Ankara's three conditions for a deal - for the lethal raid on the Mavi Marmara activist ship, agreed to pay out $20 million to the bereaved and injured, an Israeli official said. "This is an important and hopeful signal for the stability of the region", Ban said at a meeting with Israel's president in Jerusalem on Monday. "It's a collective punishment for which there must be accountability", the secretary-general added. (more...)
Gabby Douglas qualifies for Rio Olympic Games
- July 11, 2016

And certainly, in my opinion, you compete better if you train better. Rather, it was a different coach from the same gym, Christian Gallardo. Allyson Felix made it easily through the first round of 200-meter qualifying at Olympic Track and Field Trials, winning her heat in 22.93 seconds. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull declares victory in Australia election Malcolm Turnbull declares victory in Australia election
- July 11, 2016

Turnbull's ruling Liberal/National coalition is now projected to secure 74 seats, and potentially two more, in the 150-seat House of Representatives, enough to give him the mandate to form a minority government. Still, Turnbull may have a partner in Bill Shorten, who has said he will be constructive in opposition. Labor has secured 66 seats. "Yes, this is something we must look at", he said. (more...)
Senator to Skip GOP Convention, Watch 'Dumpster Fires' Instead Senator to Skip GOP Convention, Watch 'Dumpster Fires' Instead
- July 11, 2016

Cornyn said . He added that Trump made "an interesting point" that he's generated a lot of enthusiasm and tapped into something that no Republican nominee for president has done before. "I would say we all love broad sweeping statements". Ryan, who recently endorsed Trump after weeks of consideration, has been very vocal when he's disagreed with controversial comments or statements from Trump . (more...)
Twitter marks Twitter marks "Black Lives Matter" movement with special emoji
- July 11, 2016

Demonstrations have unfolded in cities including Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. But there were still cries for change, including a call for the Oklahoma City Police Department to return body cameras to use. The president, who cut short his European visit, will meet privately in Texas with the families of the five fallen police officers and those wounded. (more...)
Chilcot report: Unrepentant Blair defends decision to go to war
- July 11, 2016

Blair's government, it said, neglected to exhaust all peaceful options - and often neglect to consult senior ministers on major decisions - before heading to war. Moving on to other aspects of the report, Blair accepted that it would have been better to challenge the intelligence report. "The coalition planned for one set of ground facts and encountered another", he said. (more...)
Rangers promote Lohse from Triple-A, starts vs Twins Rangers promote Lohse from Triple-A, starts vs Twins
- July 11, 2016

The Twins finished their terrible first half with a decidedly optimistic flourish on Sunday, pasting the first-place Rangers with their highest-scoring inning of the season and running away with their seventh victory in 10 games, 15-5 at Globe Life Park. (more...)
UK Conservative Candidate Apologizes over Motherhood Remarks
- July 11, 2016

Relatively inexperienced at the highest levels of national politics, Leadsom appeared to have reacted badly over the weekend to a story published in The Times on Saturday that claimed she had said she would be better as prime minister than May because she had children. (more...)
China holds combat drill in the South China Sea China holds combat drill in the South China Sea
- July 11, 2016

It is not clear how many patrols the U.S. Navy conducted around Chinese man-made islands and the U.S. Pacific Fleet has refused to reveal additional details, citing operational security. About $5 trillion in shipborne trade flows through the sea annually, including $1.2 trillion in US trade. " Beijing has repeatedly gone on the record saying all of this has belonged to China since time immemorial...[and] can hardly back down from such public commitments now, lest it make itself look weak ... (more...)
Biritish Labour enters leadership contest on Monday
- July 11, 2016

He pointed out under him the party's membership had grown to more than 500,000 people, won elections and delivered more than 20 defeats to the Government at Westminster. Dozens of his front-bench team have quit, he lost a no-confidence vote by a 172-40 margin and a party elders have called for him to go. Corbyn is adamant that the leader should automatically be on the ballot. (more...)
Coalition appears poised for majority but Turnbull's not taking any chances
- July 11, 2016

On Wednesday afternoon the coalition appeared to have 70 seats to Labor's 67, with one Green and four independents. Independent MPs Cathy McGowan, Andrew Wilkie and Bob Katter have chose to support the government on supply and confidence issues. (more...)
At Least 250 ISIS Killed in US Airstrikes in Fallujah At Least 250 ISIS Killed in US Airstrikes in Fallujah
- July 11, 2016

If the figures are confirmed, the strikes would be among the most deadly in memory against the jihadist group. A USA military official said anti-ISIL coalition forces destroyed scores of vehicles and that the Iraqi army hit an unspecified number. (more...)
United States and Iraqi forces kill hundreds of IS fighters fleeing Fallujah
- July 11, 2016

Earlier Wednesday, Garver had said that Fallujah will soon be turned over to an Iraqi "holding force" of local police and Sunni tribesmen. The United States extended 2.7 billion dollars in credit to the Iraqi government to purchase weapons after the Iraqi Security Forces surrendered hundreds of millions of dollars of us military equipment to Islamic State during the terrorist group's push through Anbar province in 2014. (more...)
North Korea 'Tests Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
- July 11, 2016

South Korea's military has said the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system will bolster its defense against North Korean missiles, but its political leaders have been reluctant to commit to it because of China's objections. China yesterday strongly objected to THAAD's deployment, which the USA has said is only against the North Korean threat and is not aimed at any other country. (more...)
NE OKC Church Marches In Support Of 'All Lives Matter' NE OKC Church Marches In Support Of 'All Lives Matter'
- July 11, 2016

Dallas Police respond after shots were fired at a Black Lives Matter rally in downtown Dallas on Thursday, July 7, 2016 . Hundreds of protestors marched through downtown Rochester late Friday afternoon. Releasing chilling new details of the attack, police chief David Brown said Johnson taunted police as he negotiated with them during an hours-long stand-off - "playing games, laughing at us, singing" - asking how many policemen he had killed and saying that he wanted to take out more. (more...)
Petraeus did not hide papers in insulation — Federal Bureau of Investigation director
- July 11, 2016

Sorry. I forgot. She's a Clinton. Other times she's added the qualifier that she never sent material "marked" classified. Trump invoked a almost identical line Tuesday, after Comey announced his recommendation to bring no charges against Clinton. (more...)
Obama on police shootings: 'We can do better' Obama on police shootings: 'We can do better'
- July 11, 2016

Police began making arrests when demonstrators continued to block the street and refused to move. Last year African-Americans were shot by police at more than twice the rate of whites, he said . The slain police officers were protecting a lawful, peaceful demonstration to protest those same deaths. Scuffles broke out at one point after protesters said a bus driver made a derogatory remark towards them. (more...)
Noren ahead by two shots
- July 11, 2016

Chalk up a fifth European Tour win for Sweden's Alex Noren . I played to win today. After a bogey on the eighth hole undid Noren's third birdie of the week on the par-5 second, the Swede played flawless golf into the house, making a pair of birdies that locked up the title. (more...)

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