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Hall of Fame pick amazing to Favre Hall of Fame pick amazing to Favre
- August 07, 2016

You made me look like a champion'. "The first time I saw Randy play was against us, and he had 200-and-something yards - I think it was 290 or something - and on Monday Night Football, and he had a 70-yarder called back". Dad wasn't a spring chicken anymore, but we talked about it and he wanted to go. So I threw him in a wheelchair, got us tickets, and we went to our first Vikings game together in over 30 years. (more...)
Air Algeria plane lands safely after technical fault Air Algeria plane lands safely after technical fault
- August 07, 2016

However, experts have said aircraft do not show any activity under 17,000ft on this particular flight path. Aviation monitor FlightRadar24 said they believed it to be a "coverage issue", meaning the trackers were not able to track the plane for a while. (more...)
Kuwait arrests man for suspected IS links, recruiting in India Kuwait arrests man for suspected IS links, recruiting in India
- August 07, 2016

Their travel was arranged by an Afghan national - Rehman Daulati, who is learnt to have arranged finances for other IS recruits as well. According to NDTV , Al Enezi had allegedly sent $ 1,000 to four people in India including Areeb Majeed from Panvel in Maharashtra. (more...)
Bachelorette JoJo's final two men revealed
- August 07, 2016

He came out strong, picking fights with the crowd of seething suitors as quickly and frequently as possible. The other one, meanwhile, told the family that he wanted to marry JoJo Fletcher and sought for their approval. "She would have thought it was hilarious". "I was in love with her, but I never got the chance to love her and I think that's what hurts the most". (more...)
Boko Haram Boss Denies He Has Been Ousted
- August 07, 2016

The government said the report was a mere "propaganda" by the "defeated terrorist organization". There was no mention of Mr. Abubakar Shekau , former Boko Haram leader in the magazine. The Ansaru split happened awhile ago, and ISIS' statement may escalate that fracturing of the Boko Haram movement. Boko Haram's reign of terror in Nigeria has left over 20,000 dead, and displaced more than 2.2 million people from their homes, creating a catastrophic humanitarian emergency with people ... (more...)
UN's Yemen envoy announces one-month recess for peace talks UN's Yemen envoy announces one-month recess for peace talks
- August 07, 2016

Ould Cheikh Ahmed is expected to announce the suspension of the talks on Saturday in Kuwait, in the presence of rebel and government delegations. "We have guarantees and commitments from the two sides that they are ready to return to the negotiating table", he said. (more...)
Owen Smith: I will fight for Labour party from centre ground
- August 07, 2016

Following the presentations, a ballot was held in order to determine the nomination, with the votes for Jeremy Corbyn holding sway with a comfortable majority. When our party is teetering on the edge of political irrelevance, we all have a duty to act quickly to show that we are a government in waiting. Ms Eagle said it was "extraordinarily disingenuous" for Mr Corbyn's team to "cloak Jeremy in the mantle of feminism by saying that we have to be sensitive about our use of language, ... (more...)
More than 2 dozen large wildfires burn in Western states More than 2 dozen large wildfires burn in Western states
- August 07, 2016

A bulldozer operator was also killed on the fire lines during a rollover accident. More than 5,400 firefighters from across California are fighting the blaze that is threatening 2,000 structures. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection says about 300 people were under evacuation orders from homes just outside Sierra National Forest. (more...)
Govt to evacuate jobless Indians facing financial crunch in Saudi
- August 07, 2016

India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said on 30 July that more than 10,000 Indians in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait were facing a food crisis, and appealed to an estimated 3 million Indians living in Saudi Arabia for help. Saudi Arabia's biggest construction companies have felt the pinch. Sheikh also said that the validity of passports of some of the Indian workers has expired and the Indian consulate was renewing those documents. (more...)
Courts deal setbacks to GOP voting restrictions in 3 states
- August 07, 2016

It also restores early voting . In a 485-page ruling upholding the law in April, Judge Thomas Schroeder concluded that "t$3 here is significant, shameful past discrimination [in North Carolina] ..." " Wisconsin has the authority to regulate its elections to preserve their integrity, and a voter ID requirement can be part of a well-conceived election system", Judge Peterson wrote. (more...)
Germany terror attacks shake citizenry anxious about open-door immigration policy Germany terror attacks shake citizenry anxious about open-door immigration policy
- August 07, 2016

The bomber, named in the German press as Mohammed Deleel, pledged allegiance to Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (Isil) before the attack on Sunday night, in which he killed himself and wounded 15 others. Isil claimed responsibility for the attack via its Amaq news agency, describing Deleel as "one of its soldiers". Officially this attack is not confirmed as terrorism, he said, but there are strong indications it may be. (more...)
Supreme Court Sides With Virginia School in Transgender Bathroom Case - For Now
- August 07, 2016

If they deny the school board's petition for review, the order requiring the board to let Grimm use the boys bathroom will be reinstated. Justice Stephen Breyer approved the stay of the ruling "as a courtesy ", since "four Justices have voted to grant the application" and "we are now in recess, and that granting a stay will preserve the status quo " until the Court agrees to take or refuse the case. (more...)
Afghan teen met Munich shooter shortly before attack Afghan teen met Munich shooter shortly before attack
- August 07, 2016

Investigators analyzing the computer of the Munich gunman have discovered he was an avid player of first-person shooter video games, including Counter-Strike, officials told reporters at a press conference Sunday . Investigators said they saw an "obvious link" between the killings and white supremacist Anders Breivik's massacre of 77 people in Norway exactly five years earlier. (more...)
U.S., South Korea, Japan Discuss Recent North Korean Missile Launches U.S., South Korea, Japan Discuss Recent North Korean Missile Launches
- August 07, 2016

The main body of the missile landed in Japan's economic exclusion zone, a Japanese defence official said, escalating regional tensions that were already high after a series of missile launches and the decision by the United States to place a sophisticated anti-missile system in South Korea . (more...)
Sanders to supporters: Don't protest at DNC Sanders to supporters: Don't protest at DNC
- August 06, 2016

It certainly wasn't much of a shock for anyone in the party's upper echelon - on either side - to learn that the Democratic National Committee was supporting Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders . But it is really no surprise; Wasserman Schultz frequently managed to push even a role that by definition is partisan a step too far. "We united on our rules". (more...)
Brain training 'could cut dementia risk', says study
- August 06, 2016

They drew up the list of red flags after tracking 282 people with cognitive impairment - often the early stage of dementia. Some received four additional "booster" sessions one year after the original training, and four more two years after that. (more...)
Two cases of Zika-related birth defects reported in California Two cases of Zika-related birth defects reported in California
- August 06, 2016

The mosquitoes that can carry Zika, Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus , have been found in 12 California counties , including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino, but there is no evidence these mosquitoes are transmitting Zika locally at this time. (more...)
Pence breaks position with Trump to endorse Paul Ryan Pence breaks position with Trump to endorse Paul Ryan
- August 06, 2016

The move indicates Pence's role to attempt to unite a fractured party after a turbulent few days. An official with direct knowledge of Priebus' thinking was granted anonymity to discuss internal strategy after one of the most tumultuous weeks of Trump's presidential campaign. (more...)
Obama touts progress against Islamic State
- August 06, 2016

A report in the Wall Street Journal alleging the secret organisation of an airlift of cash to Iran sparked the controversy. It was delivered to Iran on pallets aboard an unmarked plane. But the country is still "significantly safer" than it would've been without USA involvement. On Thursday he dismissed as ridiculous Trump's claims that the election may be rigged . (more...)
Dylann Roof Assaulted in Jail
- August 06, 2016

He also said it was not clear why Stafford's cell door was unlocked and that an investigation would look into whether there had been an electronic malfunction. He did not name the jail officers but said one has experience and he believes served as a sergeant at another detention center. "We have adequate policies in place", he said. (more...)
Clinton opens up 10-point lead over Trump Clinton opens up 10-point lead over Trump
- August 06, 2016

She promised to " support the kind of small businesses that Donald Trump has consistently stiffed". "You look at what happens in the Middle East, in Syria and his line in the sand.I think it just means he's concerned I'm going to win". Khan was prevented from speaking due to her religion. The tension between Donald Trump and the Republican party is mounting as news breaks of two top-GOPers refusing to endorse the nominee. (more...)
GOP congressman on Trump: 'Honestly, I don't care for him much'
- August 06, 2016

The network also said top Republicans were planning an "intervention" with the candidate to steer him back on message, but Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort denied any such effort was under way. And Trump's voters don't seem to mind the differences. Hillary Clinton's campaign is playing offense on the economy. Consistent with previous presidential elections in Pennsylvania, the Republican nominee's biggest leads are in the southwest region of the state, while Clinton's advantage is in ... (more...)
Pence Brushes off Question About GOP Candidate Endorsements Pence Brushes off Question About GOP Candidate Endorsements
- August 06, 2016

Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence endorsed House Speaker Paul Ryan in his primary fight Wednesday, in Pence's latest break in position from the billionaire businessman. Trump for President Inc . Anxious that that may not be enough, Priebus also joined a handful of high-profile Trump allies in considering whether to confront the candidate directly following a series of startling stances and statements with Election Day quickly approaching. (more...)
Trump acknowledges that footage he saw was not from Iran
- August 06, 2016

While some have raised questions in recent days about whether Trump should receive classified intelligence briefings, the president reiterated the need for both the Republican and Democratic nominees to get the information. "He's staying consistent with his character and he's not changing who he is, but he's also careful not to criticize his spouse", said Murphy, who has known Pence for almost 30 years. (more...)
Trump says he was wrong about 'top-secret' Iran cash video Trump says he was wrong about 'top-secret' Iran cash video
- August 06, 2016

The exchange came in the wake of Iran's agreeing to a deal limiting its nuclear weapons program and the same day Iran released four US citizens being held captive. "Maybe that's what he's doin" with this - you know, this bogus video claim", Kaine added. And the tape is of the people taking the money off the plane, right? On Wednesday and Thursday, Trump repeatedly discussed watching a video of a $400 million cash payment "pouring off of a plane". (more...)

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