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US Says Strikes Target Islamist Militants in Southern Somalia

US Says Strikes Target Islamist Militants in Southern Somalia Africa Command as to the targets of the airstrikes, which were the fourth offensive airstrikes carried out in Somalia since President Trump authorized such actions in March. The radical group al-Shabaab, linked to al-Qaeda (terrorist organization, outlawed in Russia) reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack. The ministry said the president and his administration remain resolute in their ... [Full Article...]

Guam tourism sees silver lining in North Korean threats

The announcement Thursday warned that the North is preparing a plan to fire four of its Hwasong-12 missiles over Japan and into waters around the tiny island, which hosts 7,000 US military personnel on two main bases and has a population of 160,000. [Full Article...]

No Pollution Certificate, No Insurance Renewal

No Pollution Certificate, No Insurance Renewal The Supreme Court seems to be terribly concerned about global warming and pollution, and we know this because they've recently issued a barrage of seemingly arbitrary rules to slow down the number of polluting vehicles in India. There is one small inconsistency here though, considering that insurance covers last for a year while PUC certificates last 6 months, which means that there is no added pr... [Full Article...]

Swaraj meets Bhutanese foreign minister amid Dokalam standoff

Swaraj meets Bhutanese foreign minister amid Dokalam standoff Preeti Saran, MEA Secretary (EAST) told news agency ANI that the BIMSTEC meeting was held in a very positive and constructive atmosphere and that all other member countries recognized role India has played in taking lead in rejuvenating this grouping. [Full Article...]

Isaac Makwala 'running with anger' at world championships

Isaac Makwala 'running with anger' at world championships Makwala was initially banned from competing when the authorities tried to stop a norovirus outbreak from spreading. Makwala had been barred from running in Tuesday's 400m final after being diagnosed with the stomach ailment on Monday - which under English health recommendations requires 48 hours' quarantine. [Full Article...]

Up to 160 Applebee's and IHOPs to close

Up to 160 Applebee's and IHOPs to close Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its stake in DineEquity by 22.6% in the first quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 3,990 shares of the restaurant operator's stock worth $176,000 after buying an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Union Pacific Corp Stock as Institutional Investors Exit

Union Pac Corp now has $82.64 billion valuation. The stock rose 0.62% or $0.64 reaching $103.68 per share. About 429,728 shares traded. Ameriprise Financial Inc. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.28 earnings per share. UBS downgraded Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP) on Monday, April 18 to "Neutral" rating. [Full Article...]

Tour operators requested to adjust holidays to China's earthquake-hit area

Tour operators requested to adjust holidays to China's earthquake-hit area An natural disaster victim is carried on a stretcher after arriving from Jiuzhaigou county by helicopter at an airport in Chengdu, Sichuan province, China August 9, 2017. "I was getting into a vehicle at the time of the quake, and it felt like a heavy-duty truck roaring past", said Liu Yanrong, a local township official, told Xinhua. [Full Article...]

Opioids crisis: Trump indicates he could soon declare state of emergency

Opioids crisis: Trump indicates he could soon declare state of emergency Rep. Marcy Kaptur D-Ohio, called the president's remarks "a good step", adding, "I will remind the President's team as they move forward, that Medicaid provides the bulk of addiction treatment and is a key partner in providing much-needed care to those in need. [Full Article...]

Wall Street reels under North Korea tensions, tepid retail earnings

Wall Street reels under North Korea tensions, tepid retail earnings Markets are now focused on USA consumer price data for July, due later in the session. North Korea said it was considering a missile strike on the US military base in Guam, as US President Donald Trump threatened Pyongyang with " fire and fury ". [Full Article...]

Swede freed in Mali denounces ransom payments

Swede freed in Mali denounces ransom payments It's taken me away from capitalism", he said. He was captured by insurgent group Al-Qaeda in Mali at the time Stephen McGowon was a Catholic. Gustafsson said he did not know of any negotiations but had been driven out of the desert by his captors before being handed over to "teary-eyed" Swedish police, who then escorted him home. [Full Article...]

Here Is The List Of The World's Highest Paid DJ's

Here Is The List Of The World's Highest Paid DJ's The ranking is based on earnings from June 2016 to June 2017. While there are no women on this year's list, and all 10 come from the US or Northern Europe, age plays the single diversity factor as David Guetta , 49, takes the No. Rounding out the top 5 comes The Chainsmokers at #3 with $38 Million, a hair behind Tiesto . At No. 8, the anonymous DJ Marshmello , who performs in a white mask, ... [Full Article...]

Shocking video shows moment cop is shot at point-blank range

Shocking video shows moment cop is shot at point-blank range Despite suffering two broken arms and a "life threatening" neck injury, Smith manages to stay calm and professional. He was sentenced to 35 years in jail for opening fire at Smith, striking him four times. At least two of the eight rounds were fired while Smith was lying on the ground and another two were fired as Smith ran for cover, according to prosecutors. [Full Article...]

FTSE Slips on North Korea Fears

In Frankfurt and Paris, the DAX 30 and the CAC 40 index PX1 dropped 1.1 per cent to 12,160 and 1.3 per cent to 5,152, respectively. Additionally, China weighed in on the standoff, saying in an editorial in state-run Global Times that Beijing will intervene if the USA strikes first against North Korea. [Full Article...]

DSP traffic, driver gunned down in Karachi

DSP traffic, driver gunned down in Karachi Deputy Superintendent of traffic police, Hanif Ahmed and his guard constable Sultan were on way from their residence in the Azizabad area when unidentified gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on their vehicle. The investigators found almost 18 empty shells from the crime scene. The traffic wardens received multiple bullet wounds and were taken to a private hospital where one succumbed to his in... [Full Article...]

Google celebrates history of hip hop with interactive doodle

Google celebrates history of hip hop with interactive doodle To get started, all you have to do is click the play button on the "O" in the graphic. According to Google , "In the 1970s, an underground urban movement known as "hip-hop" began to develop in the South Bronx in New York City". And with that, Hip Hop was born. In true Hip Hop fashion the whole thing is narrated by Hip Hop icon Fab 5 Freddy, former host of 'Yo! To create the graffiti-art as... [Full Article...]

Strong, but deep, natural disaster shakes northern Philippines

Strong, but deep, natural disaster shakes northern Philippines The authorities put the magnitude of the quake at 6.3. In Manila , residents and workers left their homes and offices during the quake. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said the earthquake's epicenter was 5 kilometers (3 miles) southwest of Batangas province's Lian town at a depth of 173 kilometers (107 miles). [Full Article...]

North Korean missiles could reach United States territory Guam in 14 minutes

North Korean missiles could reach United States territory Guam in 14 minutes Japan said it had conducted joint air drills with USA supersonic bombers in Japanese skies close to the Korean peninsula on Tuesday as tension in the region escalates amid North Korea's continued ballistic missile tests. Clarissa Baumgartner, a 25-year old Guam resident, told Reuters the threats - the second of its kind in two days - wasn't "something she was taking too seriously". [Full Article...]

Residents horror as police rush to scene — Explosion in Sunderland

Residents horror as police rush to scene — Explosion in Sunderland They later confirmed the explosion had taken place at a "private address". Emergency services including a helicopter are attending the scene. Northumberland Police said it is not believed to be terror related at this time. She told her followers the explosion sounded "like a bomb has exploded in Ryhope", adding that her house 'literally shook'. North East Ambulance Service also confirmed the... [Full Article...]

IL misses school aid payments, finds temporary relief in Categorical grants

IL misses school aid payments, finds temporary relief in Categorical grants The superintendents, who were from poorer districts from northern and southern IL, aired their concerns Wednesday about the impact on school funding due to the amendatory veto. "Our office has been preparing for this contingency", Mendoza's office said in a statement. The initial fiscal 2018 state-aid payment schools were scheduled to receive on Thursday was the first IL ever missed, according t... [Full Article...]


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