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Ronaldo wins UEFA Best Player in Europe

Ronaldo wins UEFA Best Player in Europe Ronaldo, who also won the prize this time past year, was part of the final three-man shortlist alongside Barcelona rival Lionel Messi and Juventus living legend Gianluigi Buffon . In addition to Ronaldo's honour, Lieke Martens was named UEFA Women's Player of the Year after leading the Netherlands to the 2017 Women's Euro title this summer on home soil. [Full Article...]

Deadline Thursday for nation monument review, two in New Mexico

Deadline Thursday for nation monument review, two in New Mexico Speaking in Billings, Montana, this morning, Zinke told the Associated Press that "unspecified boundary adjustments for some monuments designated over the past four decades will be included in the recommendations", which he gave to the president today. [Full Article...]

Tiffany shares sparkle after strong second quarter showing

Tiffany shares sparkle after strong second quarter showing After posting $0.74 EPS for the previous quarter, Tiffany & Co.'s analysts now forecast 17.57 % EPS growth. Tiffany & Co. has had 2 insider trades in the last 3 months, including 0 open market buys and 2 sells. IFP Advisors raised its position in Tiffany by 66.9% in the Q1. Tiffany & Co. also was the target of unusually large options trading on Wednesday. Retirement Systems of Alabama now owns 5... [Full Article...]

North Korea promises 'Merciless Retaliation' to US, South Korea

North Korea promises 'Merciless Retaliation' to US, South Korea But there were some signs of tension after the USA imposed new North Korea-related sanctions, targeting Chinese and Russian firms and individuals for supporting North Korea's weapons programs. "And maybe, probably not, but maybe, something positive can come about", Mr Trump said. It has been 27 days since North Korea's latest missile launch and 14 days since a US B-1 bomber flew above the penins... [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan Delicately Handles Trump Questions During Intel Visit

Paul Ryan Delicately Handles Trump Questions During Intel Visit Ryan said it's unlikely the upper chamber will be able to process appropriations bills as quickly as the House, adding that he thinks an extended timeline will provide them the opportunity to accomplish both priorities. That led to criticism from Democrats who say Ryan, a Republican, has been hiding from Wisconsin voters, given he hasn't held a town hall open to everyone since October 2015. [Full Article...]

Man Arrested Following Terror Threat at Allah-Las Concert in Rotterdam

Man Arrested Following Terror Threat at Allah-Las Concert in Rotterdam No further details of the suspect's identity have been released. But Aboutaleb, the country's first Muslim and immigrant-born mayor who has spoken out against Islamic terror groups, added an investigation was under way and "we can not say now if the van with the canisters was linked to the threat". [Full Article...]

US president raises stakes on Mexico border wall project

US president raises stakes on Mexico border wall project Mexico has rejected paying for the construction of a wall and the proposal has little support in Congress , even among Trump's fellow Republicans. Congress must pass funding legislation and a debt-ceiling hike by the end of September in order to avert a shutdown and debt default, respectively. [Full Article...]

Ukraine holds military parade to mark Independence Day

Ukraine holds military parade to mark Independence Day Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak met the parade's participants in an American military Hummer instead of a traditional open-top Soviet Gaz Chaika. "But still, a peaceful, diplomatic, political and legal way is a priority for us", he said. Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko said some pieces of this equipment would be sent to the Donbass operation zone shortly after the exhibition. [Full Article...]

Two Austrians missing after massive Swiss landslide

Two Austrians missing after massive Swiss landslide Around a hundred people were forced to be evacuated. This story is developing. Rescue workers were unable to reach eight people in the area despite intense search efforts. The landslide happened on the Piz Cengalo, producing a wave of rubble and mud that travelled down the Bondasca valley. The images released earlier shows an unstoppable layer of thick mud and sludge coming down the mo... [Full Article...]

Net UK migration down 25 percent as EU Brexodus begins

Net UK migration down 25 percent as EU Brexodus begins The British public made a decision to leave the European Union in June 2016, after 44 years of membership. Meanwhile, a survey of companies involved in the UK's food supply chain, which was compiled by the Food and Drink Federation and also published today, found that nearly half (47 per cent) had spotted signs of European Union nationals considering leaving the United Kingdom and nearly a third... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu denounces Iran 'threat' in Putin talks

Netanyahu denounces Iran 'threat' in Putin talks During the talks between Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Russian resort town of Sochi on Wednesday, the Israeli PM warned that that Iran must withdraw from Syria or Israel would "defend itself". "It is not an exaggeration to think that within a certain period of time, the Islamic State will lose its territorial footholds in Syria,"said Netanyahu, as quoted by Haaretz ". [Full Article...]

More than 550 killed by flooding in India, Nepal and Bangladesh

More than 550 killed by flooding in India, Nepal and Bangladesh South Asia's monsoon rains run from June to September. "The situation is going from bad to worse", said Jagan Chapagain, Red Cross undersecretary-general, as he confirmed the death toll given by regional authorities. United Nations humanitarian agencies are working with the Government and partners in Nepal to bring in clean water, food, shelter and medical aid for some of the 41 million people... [Full Article...]

Poll Shows Trump's Approval Rating Hit New Low After Charlottesville

The president has said on several occasions that he condemns white-supremacist groups and believes all racist sentiment is "evil", but his own recounting of his words has omitted controversial phrases that aroused the most opposition - that "both sides" were responsible, or, as he said after the fatal hit-and-run auto attack a day later, that "many sides" were involved. [Full Article...]

Police investigate disturbing video showing Colorado cheerleaders held down, forced into splits

Police investigate disturbing video showing Colorado cheerleaders held down, forced into splits It was the start of cheer camp at East High School when the 13-year-old Wakefield found herself held down into a split in June by Coach Williams and her new cheerleading teammates. It does not imply or prejudge in any way the actions of the individuals or what the investigation might determine. Eight cheerleaders can be seen in the video, forcing Ally into a split, as Ally explained that Ozell h... [Full Article...]

Wild video shows Compton-to-Long Beach auto repossession gone bad

Wild video shows Compton-to-Long Beach auto repossession gone bad Harris said it looked like the man was trying to unhook the auto from the tow truck, but the driver kept going. Investigators with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department say a repo man was driving a tow truck. The owner reportedly attempted to free the Altima several times, at one point smashing the back window of the tow truck with his crowbar in frustration. [Full Article...]

Maryland joins 8 states in carbon emission cuts

Maryland joins 8 states in carbon emission cuts This multi-state initiative will continue the Hogan administration's longstanding commitment to improving air quality standards while growing Maryland's economy. Robert Scott, commissioner of the N.H. Department of Environmental Services, said the proposed changes were arrived at "in the spirit of consensus and compromise". [Full Article...]

Cyclist behind mother's death 'hid skull tattoo from jury'

Cyclist behind mother's death 'hid skull tattoo from jury' The cyclist - who was 18 at the time of the incident - mowed down the 44-year-old in the February 2016 incident because his bike was not fitted with a front brake, which according to police, would have saved her life. "If you drove your vehicle really dangerously and at very high speed, you might get prosecuted for what's called gross negligence manslaughter", he said. [Full Article...]

10 dead, dozens missing after boat sinks on Brazil river

10 dead, dozens missing after boat sinks on Brazil river The navy sent a boat and a patrol vessel to assist local authorities in the search. It is also reported that the ship has made a night flight from Santarem to Vitoria do Xingu. He last saw the man sinking in the river and did not know what happened to the child. At least 10 people have been confirmed dead in the accident on the Xingu river in northern Para state, which borders a long section o... [Full Article...]

China support to Pakistan on regional, int'l issues reiterated

Meanwhile, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders told reporters that there was no time table for withdrawal from Afghanistan. Pakistan is using India's role in Afghanistan as an excuse to pursue its policies in the war-torn country, a top U.S. [Full Article...]

Romanian President says EU Workers Directive Needs Improvement

Romanian President says EU Workers Directive Needs Improvement Austria's Kern criticized that European Union member countries have not made progress on this issue since March a year ago. Macron said after meeting Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern in Salzburg that France and Austria "have the exact same views on this issue". [Full Article...]


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