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Querrey slams Murray at Wimbledon to reach maiden Grand Slam semis Querrey slams Murray at Wimbledon to reach maiden Grand Slam semis
- July 13, 2017

Roger Federer will meet Milos Raonic for another match while Novak Djokovic will battle Tomas Berdych . That was because of his skill and power, of course, but also because Murray was wincing in pain from a hip injury that bothered him the entire tournament. (more...)
Banks, companies step up with cash to assist BC wildfire victims Banks, companies step up with cash to assist BC wildfire victims
- July 13, 2017

But with so many people living in or near wooded areas on Vancouver Island, one of the greatest risks is interface fires, which means even small fires can threaten homes and even lives. Wilsey returned to his ranch home in Oroville on Monday, relieved to learn it had been spared by the wildfire, just as he had stayed clear of troubles brought on by a damaged spillway at a nearby dam five months ago. (more...)
'My Loyalty Is to the Constitution.' Trump's FBI Nominee Pledges Agency Independence 'My Loyalty Is to the Constitution.' Trump's FBI Nominee Pledges Agency Independence
- July 13, 2017

And he attempted to do just that. R-Iowa, has said he hopes to have Wray confirmed by the Senate's August recess. "And most importantly, for what people may be interested in for our new Federal Bureau of Investigation director, he doesn't seek the limelight". (more...)
16 dead in United States military plane crash in Mississippi 16 dead in United States military plane crash in Mississippi
- July 13, 2017

Mississippi's two senators addressed the crash on Twitter as well, both saying they were "saddened" by the news. A military transport plane crashed in MS on Monday, killing 15 marines and one Navy corpsman, the Marine Forces Reserve has confirmed . (more...)
Women-free shrine Okinoshima gets world heritage status from Unesco Women-free shrine Okinoshima gets world heritage status from Unesco
- July 12, 2017

Okinoshima island is home to an ancient religious site built in the 17th century and has three small sacred Shinto shrines. Some 80,000 items, which have been all designated as national treasures, have been uncovered on the island. Before stepping foot on the island, men must take off their clothes and undergo a cleansing ritual. Despite its inscription on UNESCO's World Heritage list - often the prelude to a leap in tourist numbers - shrine officials say they are now considering banning ... (more...)
Top Transfer Rumours (10/7/2017): Aubameyang to Milan? Bakayoko to United?
- July 12, 2017

The Manchester United claims have been covered, but even Le10 Sport couldn't dream up their own slant, making sure to credit the English media, and there doesn't appear to be much behind it. That is how Juventus broke up the deal for Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli. Two failures to get the Italian's top targets is not an ideal start. You've had to do at least one week's Sunday shop, gone out to dinner in the neighborhood and experienced life a little bit longer than would be a typical vacation. (more...)
Knight Institute sues President Trump over Twitter blocking Knight Institute sues President Trump over Twitter blocking
- July 12, 2017

The seven individuals involved in the lawsuit are not the only people blocked by Trump but they all have in common that they dislike Trump and, at some point, tweeted a response that offended him. For example, Mr. Trump announced his nomination of Christopher A. Wray as F.B.I. director on Twitter, and the White House sent a letter to the Senate Intelligence Committee pointing to Mr. (more...)
Rahul admits meeting Chinese envoy, attacks Modi government Rahul admits meeting Chinese envoy, attacks Modi government
- July 11, 2017

The Congress denied it on Monday. Later, Vijay questioned that he added that whether Rahul Gandhi's tweet criticizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi was under the influence of meeting with Chinese ambassador Lui Zhaohui. Nadda doing in China at the same time", Congress leader Manish Tiwari asked. First, the party's communication chief Randeep Surjewala tweeted: "Before MEA & IB sources plant news with "bhakts", they should re-verify that we still have diplomatic relations with all our ... (more...)
One killed, two injured in blast in Pakistan One killed, two injured in blast in Pakistan
- July 11, 2017

An emergency was declared at government hospitals in Quetta . "The DPO, his guard and a civilian were killed while another 11 people were injured", police spokesman Shazada Farhat said. But the remnants of militant groups are still able to carry out periodic bloody attacks, particularly in the northwest. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar and Balochistan Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti condemned the attack. (more...)
JIT questions Sharif's daughter in Panama Papers case JIT questions Sharif's daughter in Panama Papers case
- July 11, 2017

Maryam said her name was not even mentioned in the April 20 verdict of the Supreme Court. The JIT's report, which will decide the Prime Minister's fate, will be submitted to the top court by July 10. On June 15, Nawaz Sharif appeared before the JIT and became the first sitting Pakistani Prime Minister to appear before a probe team. "The secrets he carries and the conspiracies against him - don't push him to the point where he must reveal those", she said. (more...)
Donald Trump questions US' 'worst trade deals' ahead of G-20 Summit Donald Trump questions US' 'worst trade deals' ahead of G-20 Summit
- July 10, 2017

Michael Strain, an economist at the conservative American Enterprise Institute, worries that retaliation from China and Europe to any steel tariffs would be particularly painful for American exporters and could lead to job cuts when Trump is trying to bolster employment and labor force participation. (more...)
Possible Spoiler on Ambulance Match at WWE Great Balls of Fire Possible Spoiler on Ambulance Match at WWE Great Balls of Fire
- July 10, 2017

Well, apparently this has something to do with Triple H, and the WWE is leading towards a Triple H vs. Kurt Angle match. Sheamus and Cesaro have lost basically every interaction with the Hardy Boyz , except for when they won the RAW Tag Team titles on a technicality in a cage match at Extreme Rules . (more...)
Qatar establishing committee to pursue compensation claims Qatar establishing committee to pursue compensation claims
- July 10, 2017

In their apparent bid to win more support from the United States and Israel, the Arab countries have suspended all land, air and sea traffic with Qatar, expelled its diplomats and ordered Qatari citizens to leave their countries. " As I mentioned before, there won't be any winners in the brothers' fight ", Erdogan said in Hamburg, Germany at the end of the G20 summit. Shutting down the Doha-based Al Jazeera broadcaster, severing diplomatic ties with Iran, closing down a Turkish military base ... (more...)
Dean Elgar underpinning South Africa's reply in first test against England Dean Elgar underpinning South Africa's reply in first test against England
- July 09, 2017

Lallana is now due to report back to Liverpool for preseason training after being given a few extra weeks of holiday due to his involvement in England's recent (football) global matches against France and Scotland. Moeen made 87 and finished the day with two for 35, with South Africa captain Dean Elgar his 100th victim. That is why England sense the chance to beat the Proteas in a home Test series for the first time since 1998. (more...)
Illegal Alien Accused of Stabbing Her Four Children, Husband to Death Illegal Alien Accused of Stabbing Her Four Children, Husband to Death
- July 09, 2017

A fifth child, Hallie Romero, 9, survived the attack but is in serious condition. Looking directly into the court camera, she repeatedly smiled and gave double thumbs-up signs. The neighbours said the Spanish-speaking family had moved to the community recently, and their children seemed happy playing with other neighbourhood children. (more...)
Victory Over IS in Mosul Imminent — Iraqi Military Victory Over IS in Mosul Imminent — Iraqi Military
- July 09, 2017

The announcement does not come as a declaration of final victory against the extremists as pockets of the group's militants remain in Old Mosul. "I don't want to speculate if it's today or tomorrow but I think it's going to be very soon", he added. (more...)
Liverpool's Adam Lallana meets England cricketers Joe Root, Moeen Ali Liverpool's Adam Lallana meets England cricketers Joe Root, Moeen Ali
- July 09, 2017

South Africa captain Dean Elgar bats during day two of the first test against England at Lord's, before being dismissed for 54. South Africa trailed by 362 runs and was only going along at three an over. Root, who scored 200 not out against Sri Lanka at Lord's in 2014, had already taken Alastair Cook's record for the highest score by an England player in his first test as captain, even though Root was playing with a cold. (more...)
Drone Suspected in Aiding Prison Escape Drone Suspected in Aiding Prison Escape
- July 09, 2017

Causey used the wire cutter to open holes in four fences to escape . He said investigators were still investigating to confirm a drone was used. Drones and cell phones have been all over the news lately when it comes to Palmetto prisons. (more...)
Poland says signs memorandum to buy Patriot missile system from US Poland says signs memorandum to buy Patriot missile system from US
- July 09, 2017

POTUS then used the forum to add, "The thing I have to mention is that Barack Obama when he was president found out about this, in terms of if it were Russian Federation, found out about it in August". Seating banks were full, including an area set aside for Polish and USA uniformed military members. The monument commemorates the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising , a almost monthlong revolt by Jews who still remained in the ghetto. (more...)
Wimbledon 2017: Top seed Angelique Kerber lives to fight another day Wimbledon 2017: Top seed Angelique Kerber lives to fight another day
- July 09, 2017

With her forehand starting to prove a particularly potent weapon, Kerber duly dominated the second-set tie-break, levelling the match at the second time of asking despite having to delay her serve due to the unwelcome attentions of a wasp. Bulgarian 13th seed Dimitrov had an easy ride into the last 16 when Israeli Sela was forced to pull out at 6-1, 6-1 down after struggling with a right thigh injury that required treatment during the match. (more...)