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Over 600000 displaced Syrians returned home in 2017, majority to Aleppo

Over 600000 displaced Syrians returned home in 2017, majority to Aleppo Speaking on Friday, UNHCR spokesman Andrej Mahecic said his agency was now seeing a "notable trend of spontaneous returns to and within Syria" in 2017. The migration agency says that their returns "have mainly been spontaneous but not necessarily voluntary, safe or sustainable", adding that "they can not, at present, be considered within the context of a durable solutions framework". [Full Article...]

Chelsea Confirmed Lineup vs Burnley: Rudiger starts ; Boga named in starting lineup

Chelsea Confirmed Lineup vs Burnley: Rudiger starts ; Boga named in starting lineup Just 14 minutes into his first Premier League match as Chelsea's club captain, Gary Cahill paid a touching tribute to predecessor John Terry by being a dick and getting himself sent off. Conte then joked: "I think I will have to adapt a new system to play with nine men or 10 men for the next game, to anticipate this situation!" It was tough last season, over the summer you get a break and a ch... [Full Article...]

Sean Maguire named in Ireland squad for Georgia and Serbia

Sean Maguire named in Ireland squad for Georgia and Serbia Four Preston North End players have been named in the Republic of Ireland squad for their two forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and Serbia. Rob Elliot, Paul McShane, Ciaran Clark , James McCarthy, Stephen Quinn, David Meyler, Shane Long and Kevin Doyle all return having missed the games against Mexico, Uruguay and Austria in June. [Full Article...]

Trump condemnation of Virginia far-right violence 'not enough'

Trump condemnation of Virginia far-right violence 'not enough' On Sunday, the White House issued a statement seeking to expand on the president's remarks. "We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides", Trump told reporters at a news conference at his gold resort in New Jersey where he is now on a working summer vacation. [Full Article...]

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper suffers brutal injury after slipping on first base

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper suffers brutal injury after slipping on first base WASHINGTON - The Giants' baseball marathon resumes with Sunday's day game at Nationals Park, the second of three games in a 24-hour span. That's especially important considering Harper can be a free agent after the 2018 season, crystallizing Washington's championship window with Max Scherzer in his prime and a lineup built with power around the 29-year-old face of the franchise, Daniel Murphy , ... [Full Article...]

Kedah High Court rejects bid to free Phee

Kedah High Court rejects bid to free Phee The applications were filed by Ramkarpal Singh and RSN Rayer for Phee while Dev Kumareandran acted for the other two. He said since all high courts of Malaya can hear cases from other parts of West Malaysia, they would head to Alor Setar since Sunday was a working day there. [Full Article...]

More than 100 affected by Norovirus outbreak

More than 100 affected by Norovirus outbreak Norovirus is spread through contact with infected individuals or through contaminated food prepared by a person who is now or was recently ill. Health officials at Wood County next door are also investigating whether the cases that have been reported in their jurisdiction could be linked to Mama C's. [Full Article...]

Usain Bolt will be back in 'a year or two': Justin Gatlin

Usain Bolt will be back in 'a year or two': Justin Gatlin Kevin Mayer of France extended his lead in the decathlon after the pole vault, clearing 5.10 meters in the eighth of 10 events at the world championships. Britain gladly bagged a silver in 42.12, and defending champions Jamaica clocked 42.19 for the bronze. Johannes Vetter of Germany won the javelin title with an opening throw of 89.89 meters. [Full Article...]

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Death toll rises to 63

Gorakhpur hospital tragedy: Death toll rises to 63 The shortage of oxygen led to the encephalitis, which is a sudden onset inflammation of the brain, following which the children died. Health Minister of the local government Sidharth Nath Singh said in a statement that 60 children have died in the hospital since August 7 due to different diseases but not because of lack of oxygen cylinders. [Full Article...]

Sweet taste, not just calories, dictates metabolic response, says study

Sweet taste, not just calories, dictates metabolic response, says study Responding to the study, published in the journal Current Biology , Tam Fry, of the National Obesity Forum , said: "This research should be enough to convince you that artificial ingredients, whether they be in food or drink, can screw up your system even though they may sound healthy". [Full Article...]

UN demands explanation as army searches humanitarian base

UN demands explanation as army searches humanitarian base Kallon said the United Nations had no information regarding the "reason or motivations" for the search, but was working with the government on the issue. "It has forced the Boko Haram terrorists to change tactics and resort to employment of suicide bombers to target military locations and the populace". [Full Article...]

California Muslim forced to remove hijab awarded $85k settlement — BBCI

California Muslim forced to remove hijab awarded $85k settlement — BBCI Local news website ABC7 reported she had three outstanding warrants against her name, which have since been cleared. Kirsty Powell was stopped by police officers with her husband in 2015 as he was driving a lowrider vehicle. Female officers are now required to remove headscarves, away from male officers and inmates, and only "when necessary for officer safety", Long Beach assistant city attorn... [Full Article...]

17 ships blocked on St. Mary's River by grounded cargo ship

17 ships blocked on St. Mary's River by grounded cargo ship The St. Marys River is closed to commercial vessels from the Soo Locks to Six Mile Point. After the Calumet was refloated by offloading ballast water, it then sailed under its own power to anchorage near Lake Nickolet where it underwent an exterior and interior examination. [Full Article...]

Five attempts to stop PDP convention failed - Makarfi

Five attempts to stop PDP convention failed - Makarfi Meanwhile, the party is under intense pressure to suspend some of its members believed to be sabotaging its peace efforts, even as it holds its non-elective convention, which narrowly survived being stopped by court, which main agenda is the task of extending the tenure of the caretaker committee for at least 90 days. [Full Article...]

Here Are All the New Nike NBA Jerseys

Here Are All the New Nike NBA Jerseys Not only will they be manufactured by Nike , but they will also have a small patch, which is an advertisement. The Sunburst, an element from the team's original logo, is featured on the waistband of the shorts, and the tail of the Sunburst provides a unique lining, further highlighting the team identity. [Full Article...]

Trump to talk with China's Xi on NKorea crisis

Trump to talk with China's Xi on NKorea crisis Though Trump repeated his refrain that if North Korea made good on its plans to fire missiles near Guam, "there's gonna be big, big trouble in North Korea", he ultimately struck a more positive note. The North Korean nuclear issue needs a peaceful resolution , Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call on Saturday, and called on the "relevant side" to ... [Full Article...]

Walker the line - Man City's £130 million full-back plan

Walker the line - Man City's £130 million full-back plan Fuelled by the personal intensity that inspired Chelsea's return to the top, Antonio Conte has vowed to stop the champions becoming the latest victims of the Premier League's sophomore slump. But the Belgium global is fit again and, with City yet to sign central defensive reinforcements, he needs to be available as much as possible. They will be there or thereabouts again. [Full Article...]

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus found in Regina

Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus found in Regina Confirmation of the first West Nile virus positive bird means the virus is circulating between birds and mosquitoes and there is heightened risk of infection in humans. The illness is not spread from person-to-person. The most serious cases of WestNile virus infection can lead to encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain, which can be fatal. [Full Article...]

Where to get solar eclipse glasses before the August 21 event

Where to get solar eclipse glasses before the August 21 event Wilson County will be the center of the national craze August 21 as many parts of the county fall within a few seconds of the maximum amount of totality, or darkness during the solar eclipse. Normal sunglasses will not protect your eyes, Frantz said. "Helena is right in the path to view the solar eclipse so I think it's going to be pretty exciting outside and watching it and experiencing it as a c... [Full Article...]

LA City Council Authorizes 2028 Olympics Bid

LA City Council Authorizes 2028 Olympics Bid The vote came after a heated committee meeting Friday morning. In addition to the lack of an independent analysis of a formal budget for 2028, another potential risk factor is that part of the '24 deal included a $250 million guarantee from the state of California to cover possible cost overruns. [Full Article...]


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