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Prospect Park's East Drive to go car-free for the summer

Prospect Park's East Drive to go car-free for the summer The mayor permanently closed the park's West Drive to traffic in 2015, while East Drive remained open on non-holiday weekdays from 7 a.m.to 9 a.m. "In the parks, we should be able to play ... "Completely removing vehicle traffic from Prospect Park turns one of our most historic sites back over to the kids, joggers, ball players, picnickers, and amblers who love it". [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump helps roll out women's entrepreneurship initiative

Ivanka Trump helps roll out women's entrepreneurship initiative Ivanka sat in for President Trump while he stepped out to speak with leaders from Japan on Saturday, he said. Many have labeled her complicit in his agenda. "She's got her certain issues that she focuses on, and when those things come up, then that's where she is and that's what she likes to focus on", Nikki Haley, US Ambassador to the United Nations, told CBS's "Face the Nation". [Full Article...]

Shia LaBeouf arrested for being drunk, disorderly in public

Shia LaBeouf arrested for being drunk, disorderly in public Shia also allegedly became aggressive towards an officer and ran to a nearby hotel in a bid to avoid arrest. He reportedly started "using profanities and vulgar language in front of the women and children.", and refused to leave after police instructed him. [Full Article...]

Anti-G20 protesters riot in streets and attack police

Anti-G20 protesters riot in streets and attack police The big gathering came after aggressive riots overnight in the city's Schanzenviertel neighborhood, which is only a few hundred meters (yards) away from the summit grounds. They battled riot police for two consecutive days and nights, expressing rage against capitalism and globalization and calling for open borders to let all refugees enter Europe. [Full Article...]

5.4 magnitude quake in central Philippines

5.4 magnitude quake in central Philippines Seismologists said the natural disaster was the strongest so far among the more than 570 aftershocks recorded from the magnitude 6.5 temblor that rumbled through Leyte province particularly in the town of Kananga and Ormoc City on July 6. As of 4 p.m. Sunday, a total of 600 aftershocks were recorded by Philvocs. In executive order of Romualdez she said that upon the recommendations of the City D... [Full Article...]

Sanchez going nowhere, insists Wenger

Sanchez going nowhere, insists Wenger When a reporter asked if Sanchez would leave Arsenal FC in this transfer window, the answer was short and emphatic: "No". But that is not often the way things work in football. Staying with South American superstars and the Sanchez rumours have, if anything, cranked up a notch. Asked if he remained determined to keep Sanchez and not let him go to a Premier League rival, Wenger replied: "Ye... [Full Article...]

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hints club are interested in signing Kylian Mbappe

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hints club are interested in signing Kylian Mbappe Last summer, Arsenal signed Lucas Perez from Deportivo La Coruna. The Frenchman recently smashed the Gunners record transfer fee paid when he swapped boyhood club Lyon for north London, reportedly for an initial payment of £46.5 million, rising to £52 million if certain add-ons are met. [Full Article...]

California hit by widespread wildfires amid heatwave

California hit by widespread wildfires amid heatwave Evacuations have been ordered for areas in and around the communities of Forbestown, Robinson Mill, Hurleton and Bangor. CNN affiliate KEYT tweeted a video taken from inside a vehicle driving through the smoke. Yukon Territory fire spokesman George Maratos says fire crews have shored up protections around the site, including protective burning and clearing brush and debris. [Full Article...]

Woman faces probation after in-flight groping of female passenger

Woman faces probation after in-flight groping of female passenger McKinney was originally indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of abusive sexual contact. Heidi McKinney a 27 year old Banks , Oregon woman was on Monday sentenced to house arrest after pleading guilty to molesting a female passenger on an Alaskan Airlines flight last year. [Full Article...]

California To Host Global Summit In Support Of Paris Agreement

The California summit is the first meeting an American state has hosted to support the United Nations climate change process. "Yes, I know President Trump is trying to get out of the Paris Agreement , but he doesn't speak for the rest of America", said Brown in the video, with a redwood tree as a backdrop. [Full Article...]

N.Korea Still Has Plenty of Cash to Buy Goods from China

N.Korea Still Has Plenty of Cash to Buy Goods from China Administration officials Steven Mnuchin, White House economic director Gary Cohn and National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster briefed reporters aboard Air Force One on Saturday, shortly after Trump and his entourage left the G-20 site in Hamburg to return to Washington. [Full Article...]

Trump and Xi Skirt North Korea Divide in `Excellent' Talks

Trump and Xi Skirt North Korea Divide in `Excellent' Talks White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus has said that US President Donald Trump believes that apart from Russian Federation, other countries like North Korea and China too interfered in the country's 2016 presidential election. "The question is what Trump may do about China", said Zhang Baohui, director of Lingnan University's Center for Asian Pacific Studies in Hong Kong. [Full Article...]

Rooney: I didn´t deserve final trophies

I enjoyed my time there but I needed to play more games", he added. Rooney faces the challenge of settling into a squad which is losing last season's leading scorer Romelu Lukaku to Manchester United in a £75m deal. "Some people will accept not playing and playing every few weeks but that is not me". But when quizzed about where he expects to play under Koeman, Rooney said: "You'll have to w... [Full Article...]

Police reveal details about beating death of USA tourist in Greece

Police reveal details about beating death of USA tourist in Greece According to reports in the Greek media , police have reviewed CCTV footage from the scene which shows the security guard approaching the table where Henderson and his friends were sitting and begin shouting at them. A 32-year-old bouncer at the bar (of Serbian origin with a British passport) walked up to Henderson and started to talk to him in an intense fashion. [Full Article...]

Several Dead After C-130 Crashes in Mississippi

Several Dead After C-130 Crashes in Mississippi The Lockheed C-130 Hercules is a four-engine turboprop aircraft primarily used for military transportation, according to the Lockheed Martin website . Marines confirmed on Twitter. It crashed in a field near County Road 237 and Highway 82, which is near the LeFlore County/Sunflower County line. NOTE: As this story develops, refresh this page for updates. [Full Article...]

Arsenal New Boy Alexandre Lacazette In Squad To Tour Australia And China

Arsenal have signed Lacazette on a five-year deal from Lyon for club-record fee which could rise to £52m over the course of his contract at the Emirates. "I want to do everything I can to make sure we win titles". The proof, at Lyon, is that Alex and Bafé (Gomis) played alongside each other at Lyon with me. [Full Article...]

Disney's live-action Lion King adds John Oliver as Zazu

Disney's live-action Lion King adds John Oliver as Zazu Though Oliver doesn't take on many acting roles, he has previous voice acting experience such as Vanity Smurf in the recent Smurf films (how was he not cast as Brainy Smurf?). Oliver is the host of HBO's Last Week Tonight and he also had voice roles in The Smurfs and its sequel. As evidenced by the current cast list for Disney's live-action The Lion King , it seems the Mouse House and Fav... [Full Article...]

Hawaii soldier arrested for alleged ties to terror group, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

Hawaii soldier arrested for alleged ties to terror group, Federal Bureau of Investigation says Kang, 34, reportedly tried to provide military documents and training to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), the US Army said Monday in a statement, according to KGMB. Kang was stationed at Schofield Barracks in Honolulu and was part of the the 25th Infantry Division. His rank was Sergeant First Class and he was an air traffic control operator, according to the Department of Defense. [Full Article...]

Treasurer Urges Rauner To Go to NY With Budget-Plan Commitment

Treasurer Urges Rauner To Go to NY With Budget-Plan Commitment Analysts at the three major rating agencies, which rate IL one or two notches above junk, declined to comment on the timing of their decisions. There, Frerichs said, the multimillionaire former private equity investor must persuade credit-rating agencies that he's committed to the $36 billion spending plan that lawmakers enacted last week over his vetoes and to hold off on knocking Illinois' cre... [Full Article...]

United States bombers fly over Korea in response to ICBM test

United States bombers fly over Korea in response to ICBM test In response to the test-launch, the US and South Korean forces conducted a joint artillery and missile exercise the next day. North Korea has issued a stern message regarding USA military activities on the Korean Peninsula, warning that the United States is pushing the peninsula to the brink of nuclear war. [Full Article...]


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