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Bad Month Continues for Former Cowboys Receiver Lucky Whitehead

Bad Month Continues for Former Cowboys Receiver Lucky Whitehead Once the Cowboys caught wind of the situation - not knowing that their player wasn't actually involved - they released Whitehead, who was subsequently claimed off waivers by the Jets . It was returned the next day. Chances were Whitehead was on the bubble anyways concerning his position on the field after the Cowboys selected speedy wide receiver/kick returner Ryan Switzer in the fourth round o... [Full Article...]

Germany to look into Turkey's request to extradite coup suspect

Germany to look into Turkey's request to extradite coup suspect Turkey has asked Germany for "investigation of the accuracy of the news reports, detention and extradition of the suspected plotter if the reports are accurate", said a Turkish foreign ministry official. The authorities have arrested over 50,000 people, a round-up whose size has alarmed the West. Ties between the two countries - key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies with strong historic ... [Full Article...]

Profits up at Admiral despite rate change impact

Profits up at Admiral despite rate change impact For the six months to 30 June, the motor insurer posted an 8% jump in net revenues to £550m, which drove a 2% rise in statutory profits before tax to £193m (Numis: £189m). Turnover grew by 13 per cent in Admiral's UK Insurance business (private auto, household and van) to £1.14bn and customer numbers increased by 11 per cent to 4.3 million. [Full Article...]

Barcelona need more new signings following Neymar departure - Busquets

Barcelona need more new signings following Neymar departure - Busquets Busquets said Barcelona needed to make signings after the first-leg defeat and reiterated that on the eve of the return at the Santiago Bernabeu. While speculation was mounting prior to Neymar's acrimonious departure to Paris Saint-Germain , Pique attempted to reassure concerned Barcelona supporters by tweeting a picture of himself alongside the Brazilian, with the caption: "He stays". [Full Article...]

Pyongyang challenge: Should US shoot Kim's missiles down?

Pyongyang challenge: Should US shoot Kim's missiles down? China's state media also reported that Xi urged Trump to avoid hawkish remarks that could exacerbate already highly running tension on the Korean Peninsula. Guam's Office of Civil Defense began disseminating fact sheets Friday to help residents prepare for a missile attack from North Korea. Called Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, the exercises are expected to run from August 21-31 and involve tens of t... [Full Article...]

Rahul Gandhi explains difference between RSS and Congress, in one line

Rahul Gandhi explains difference between RSS and Congress, in one line Continuing the attack on BJP-RSS, he said, "According to RSS , the country belongs to 15-20 industrialists". "Modi ji says he wants Swachch Bharat, I say we need sach Bharat". Rahul also took a potshot at the RSS, saying it was bent on changing the country's Constitution. "The Constitution says "one man, one vote". RSS wants to destroy what is enshrined in the Constitution. [Full Article...]

N. Korea leader gets plans for missile tests near Guam

N. Korea leader gets plans for missile tests near Guam But after hearing the plan and considering it, Kim opted not to give the order to launch missiles, but instead "would watch a little more the foolish and stupid conduct of the Yankees", the report says. In an interview, Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon said there's no military solution to the threat posed by North Korea and its nuclear ambitions. [Full Article...]

Growing calls for dismissal of Trump's chief strategist

Growing calls for dismissal of Trump's chief strategist Hicks, one of the president's closest advisers, has served as director of strategic communications in the White House and was by Donald Trump's side throughout the 2016 presidential campaign as his spokeswoman. "Enough is enough. The president needs to take decisive action". With Trump not having met Bannon face-to-face for more than a week, many are anticipating his dismissal sooner rather ... [Full Article...]

South Korean president: Seoul must be involved in any military decisions

These communications are especially crucial now, as the region and world are facing the dangers of a nuclear-armed North Korea, officials said. "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" Any conflict between the North and the U.S. [Full Article...]

Three 2000-year-old sarcophagi discovered in Egypt

Three 2000-year-old sarcophagi discovered in Egypt More work is underway at the site to discover its secrets, a statement from the ministry said. "The team of archaeologists discovered a collection of sarcophagi of different sizes and shapes as well as pieces of clay", says the text, citing the head of the ancient Egyptian in the department of Antiquities, Ayman Achmawy. [Full Article...]

United States military ready in case of provocation

United States military ready in case of provocation U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) Chairman Joseph Dunford had separate talks with Defense Minister Song Young-moo and his counterpart Lee Sun-jin, according to military and government officials. Annual exercises between the USA and South Korean militaries, dubbed Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, begin on Wednesday. The Korean Central News Agency added that Trump's "wild remarks" are causing concern and ange... [Full Article...]

LeBron James shock: 'He is 100 per cent leaving'

LeBron James shock: 'He is 100 per cent leaving' Yesterday, Trump once again reiterated that " there is blame on both sides " for the bad events that unfolded in Charlottesville. "It's not about the guy that's the so-called president of the United States, or whatever the case", said the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar. [Full Article...]

Gujarat swine flu toll mounts to 220

Gujarat swine flu toll mounts to 220 Health and Family Welfare Minister Pratap Jena, who reviewed the swine flu situation, said that focus is on to create awareness among people both in urban and rural areas to check spread of the disease. The minister also expressed confidence that in the coming days, the number of swine flu cases would gradually come down due to the government's "quick response". [Full Article...]

OR abortion law funds procedures for illegal immigrants

OR abortion law funds procedures for illegal immigrants The bill passed the legislature without any Republican support. The conference, which includes the state's Catholic bishops, says House Bill 3391 "forces insurance companies to cover abortion on demand and it forces all OR taxpayers to help finance an extremist abortion agenda that does not enjoy majority support". [Full Article...]

Three young Hong Kong democracy leaders jailed for months

Three young Hong Kong democracy leaders jailed for months Hong Kong has sentenced three young activists, including Joshua Wong , one of the leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy protests, to prison for taking part in anti-China demonstrations. Student protest leader Joshua Wong was carried off by policemen during protests in Hong Kong in 2014. That process has accelerated in recent months, most notably with the disqualification of multiple pro-democracy l... [Full Article...]

Tom Cruise injured during Mission Impossible 6 shoot

Tom Cruise injured during Mission Impossible 6 shoot Mission: Impossible 6 director Christopher McQuarrie recently revealed his leading man will perform a number of death-defying stunts in the blockbuster. " Mission: Impossible 6 "-co-starring Simon Pegg , Henry Cavill , Rebecca Ferguson , Angela Bassett and Alec Baldwin-has two more months of filming scheduled". [Full Article...]

Deputies arrest protester accused of helping topple Confederate statue

Deputies arrest protester accused of helping topple Confederate statue Among the contents of the email are claims that Confederate leader Robert E. Lee (a statue of whom right-wingers in Charlottesville vowed to protect) is "no different" than President George Washington and that Muslim terrorists have "infiltrated" the Federal Bureau of Investigation and activists groups like Black Lives Matter . [Full Article...]

US says still interested in dialogue with North Korea

US says still interested in dialogue with North Korea Strangelove , doing things like that", he said. Pyongyang's plans to fire missiles near Guam prompted a surge in tensions in the region last week , with Donald Trump saying the USA military was " locked and loaded " if North Korea acted unwisely. [Full Article...]

Suspect falls to death from atop crane at Los Angeles port

Suspect falls to death from atop crane at Los Angeles port Police began chasing a SUV that was reported stolen near the Los Angeles suburb of Mid-City at about 3:50 p.m. and then through Long Beach and into the Wilmington neighborhood, an local ABC news affiliate reported. The driver ditched the vehicle at the Port of Los Angeles and climbed high up a structure, danced on a catwalk and did a headstand, taunting officers below. [Full Article...]

Guam officials 'ecstatic' as North Korea holds off attack

Guam officials 'ecstatic' as North Korea holds off attack The report is assumed to be referring to the U.S. joint military drills with South Korea, known as the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, which are scheduled to start August 21. Mr Kim appeared in photos sitting at a table with a large map marked by a straight line between what appeared to be northeastern North Korea and Guam , and passing over Japan - apparently showing the missiles' flight route. [Full Article...]


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