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Tejashwi skips govt event to avoid sharing dais with CM Tejashwi skips govt event to avoid sharing dais with CM
- July 17, 2017

But as Lalu Yadav digs in his heels , JD (U) sources told NDTV that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar wants Congress president Sonia Gandhi to try and mediate to resolve the impasse. Amid hectic efforts to save the grand alliance, a section in Nitish Kumar's JD (U) is putting pressure on the Bihar chief minister not to rock the boat. (more...)
Martin Landau Dead - Oscar Winner Dies at 89 Martin Landau Dead - Oscar Winner Dies at 89
- July 17, 2017

He attended Tribeca Film Festival in NY last spring, where his upcoming movie with Paul Sorvino, The Last Poker Game , was screened. Landau finally won the trophy a few years later for playing Bela Lugosi in Tim Burton's Ed Wood (1994). (more...)
South Korea proposes talks with Pyongyang South Korea proposes talks with Pyongyang
- July 17, 2017

The last time North Korean and South Korean military officials met was in December 2015. While the commentary criticized the Berlin Vision as "having an undertone of antagonism throughout" and "including a litany of sleep-talking rhetoric that only piles up more obstacles, never mind helping to improve peace and inter-Korean relations", it also observed, "It is at least fortunate that it included positions that were different from [the administration's] predecessors, including the pledges to ... (more...)
Round 1: Brexit talks start at Brussels Round 1: Brexit talks start at Brussels
- July 17, 2017

Some of that will have to wait for clarity on future trade relations. "This government is facing a ticking clock over the Brexit negotiations", Hammond said on Sunday. The infighting goes further than Brexit . Meanwhile, last Saturday's Sun newspaper reported that Hammond made a sexist comment about women driving trains. (more...)
Gujarat HC dismisses Essar plea challenging insolvency proceedings (Second Lead) Gujarat HC dismisses Essar plea challenging insolvency proceedings (Second Lead)
- July 17, 2017

Essar Steel challenged it before the Gujarat High Court, saying that the directive was improper as the firm was already in an advanced stage of loan restructuring. Indeed, with Essar Steel deciding not to approach the Gujarat High Court in appeal or even the Supreme Court - it issued a statement soon after the court verdict - it would appear the Gujarat High Court message has gone out loud and clear. (more...)
Skydiver sends horrifying video message to his wife before final jump Skydiver sends horrifying video message to his wife before final jump
- July 17, 2017

Capotorto Vitantonio jumped from a plane Tuesday morning about 10 a.m., just seconds before the crew received a message from dispatchers on the ground, urging them to stop him, according to a police report. The couple both worked at United Parachute Technologies , a company that makes containers for parachutes. An experienced skydiver jumped to his death from a plane after telling his wife in a final message that he was not going to pull the cord on his parachute. (more...)
US House may be near deal on stalled Russian Federation sanctions bill US House may be near deal on stalled Russian Federation sanctions bill
- July 16, 2017

Emails from Donald Trump , Jr., poked a hole in the months of denials that the Trump campaign sought or received Russian help in last year's election. "I have a very good relationship with him". House committees have 14 legislative days to debate and vote on a resolution of inquiry before it is automatically discharged to the full House, giving members the chance to force a floor vote. (more...)
Man Said He Killed, Burned 4 after Drug Deals Man Said He Killed, Burned 4 after Drug Deals
- July 16, 2017

DiNardo, who had run out of ammunition, then used the backhoe to run over Meo and haul all three bodies to one spot where they were buried in a common grave after he tried to burn the remains. Earlier this year, authorities charged DiNardo with possessing a firearm despite an involuntary mental health commitment. Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub canceled a planned update for 11 a.m. (more...)
Remains found in Dartmouth belong to fugitive wanted for 1980 murder Remains found in Dartmouth belong to fugitive wanted for 1980 murder
- July 16, 2017

There's a sense of closure for the tightknit community as it learned the remains of the fugitive suspected of killing Adams were recovered outside Boston. The remains of a fugitive wanted in the 1980 slaying of a Pennsylvania police chief were recovered from the back of the MA home of his former wife, US authorities said on Friday. (more...)
Mostly Dry Friday, Improving Conditions Through the Weekend Mostly Dry Friday, Improving Conditions Through the Weekend
- July 15, 2017

Partly cloudy skies will follow into Saturday night , with a low around 63. Most of the rain exits by Sunday , which will make it the pick of the weekend. Chance of precipitation is percent and new precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch are possible. In 1961, Worcester set a lowest high temperature record of 65 degrees. (more...)
Trump condemns terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims Trump condemns terrorist attack on Amarnath pilgrims
- July 15, 2017

An attack on religious freedom is an attack on the most fundamental right of liberty. "Our prayers are with the victims and those who were affected", she said. "The OGWs had been tailing this group from Gujarat comprising mostly women for the last two days and tipped off the terrorists to attack the group when there was no security around", top government sources told Mail Today. (more...)
North Korea Threatens To 'Annihilate' The US If UN Imposes New Sanctions North Korea Threatens To 'Annihilate' The US If UN Imposes New Sanctions
- July 15, 2017

Some experts said at the time that the ballistic missile was capable of reaching Alaska. The bill would ensure companies working with North Korea are locked out of the American financial system by making the White House "block all transactions that are property of the North Korean government, affiliates, or those that do significant business with North Korea ", "block any entity or financial institution implicated in any significant trade in goods or services with North Korea from the ... (more...)
Erdogan: Turkey does not need the EU Erdogan: Turkey does not need the EU
- July 15, 2017

Erdogan said the BBC's claims were "lies", despite the fact that 775 Turkish journalists have had their press card status removed in the past year. "Many people don't like the fact that hundreds of thousands of people are being arrested or losing their jobs or being accused of heinous crimes". At least 260 people died when rogue soldiers bombed government buildings and drove tanks into civilians, the report said. (more...)
Oregon State Police Deal With Eel Problem on US Route 101 Oregon State Police Deal With Eel Problem on US Route 101
- July 15, 2017

The flying container hit a vehicle which then caused it and four other cars to be pushed into each other. Police say people in one of the other five vehicles involved suffered minor injuries. Witness Erin Butler said: "They were writhing and slimy, and it was unbelievable, just unbelievable". "[I'll remember] the sliminess of it all", she said, adding, "I will never eat eel ". (more...)
'Gandhi-style' Liu Xiaobo dies of advanced liver cancer 'Gandhi-style' Liu Xiaobo dies of advanced liver cancer
- July 15, 2017

Mr Liu died "peacefully" on Thursday afternoon, surrounded by his wife and other relatives, his main doctor Teng Yue'e said . Liu's main doctor said he was able to say goodbye to his 56-year-old wife and, in his final moments told her to "live well". (more...)
Federal appeals court overturns Sheldon Silver corruption conviction Federal appeals court overturns Sheldon Silver corruption conviction
- July 14, 2017

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim says prosecutors will retry the case. Rather, it is whether it is clear, beyond a reasonable doubt, that a rational jury, properly instructed, would have found Silver guilty. He was sentenced to 12 years in prison in May 2016 . The Silver ruling will not affect the federal corruption trials later this year of nine former associates of Governor Andrew Cuomo, including Cuomo's former top aide, on bribery and bid rigging, because those trials will take place ... (more...)
ACCUWEATHER ALERT: Storm warnings, flood watches issued ACCUWEATHER ALERT: Storm warnings, flood watches issued
- July 14, 2017

Madison had plenty of rain Wednesday morning, but only seven-tenths of an inch was recorded at the airport. Until it moves through, we've still got a chance for scattered storms on Friday morning. Residents should take caution until the advisory ends at 2 a.m., the National Weather Service warned. High water and debris will affect the Mayer-Bolada Road and Pine Flat Road. (more...)
GOP chairman plans to call on Donald Trump Jr GOP chairman plans to call on Donald Trump Jr
- July 14, 2017

Grassley said the committee would call Manafort to testify to learn why he didn't file as a foreign agent before becoming involved in the US presidential campaign. He said he will leave that to Robert Muller, the special counsel investigating the president's campaign ties to Russian Federation. CNN reported earlier on Thursday that Grassley planned to issue the hearing invitation and would issue a subpoena if necessary. (more...)
Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration during Habitat build Jimmy Carter treated for dehydration during Habitat build
- July 14, 2017

He was dehydrated working in the hot sun and has been taken offsite for observation. Several workers helped him to sit, and he was later taken away by ambulance. Carter is 92-years-old. He has appeared in good health recently, even being captured on video shaking hands with fellow passengers on an airplane. Carter was headed to Winnipeg's St. (more...)
Watch Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather's second press conference live stream
- July 13, 2017

Fans in line to enter the Staples Center for the Floyd Mayweather Jr . and UFC fighter Conor McGregor world tour event to promote their upcoming fight, in Los Angeles, Calif., on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. Are you interested in this fight? McGregor might agree, as he predicted to UFC president Dana White that he will knock Mayweather out within four rounds . (more...)