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by | July 26, 2017 | 00:38

The USS Thunderbolt fired shots from.50-caliber machine gun, according to Fox News . The Cyclone class coastal patrol ship USS Thunderbolt (PC 12) transits along other PCs during an exercise in the Arabian Gulf. warships in worldwide waters and the Strait of Hormuz, ignoring United States radio messages and giving little indication of their intentions. Pentagon spokesman US Navy Capt.

by | July 25, 2017 | 11:40

The monitoring committee, known as JMMC and which met in the Russian city of St Petersburg, did not give the time-frame for when this would happen, saying it would track Nigerian production patterns in the next weeks. WTI posted a almost 1.7% decline last week , while Brent lost about 1.8%, as sentiment soured amid indications that supply from OPEC was set to rise, despite the cartel's agreement to curb production.

by | July 25, 2017 | 11:39

Authorities say Obdulia Sanchez , 18, was driving the auto Friday when it veered onto the shoulder of a road about 75 miles (120.7 kilometers) northwest of Fresno. Jacqueline Sanchez Estrada was killed in a crash Friday. Stockton resident Mary Hernandez said she saw the video there and reposted it. "This is the last thing I wanted to happen to us but it just did", she said .

by | July 24, 2017 | 00:56

Numerous victims looked to be in their 20s and 30s, and there were also apparently two school-age children, the police chief said. Most of the victims were in their early 20's and 30's, and two of the dead were young children, officials claim.

by | July 24, 2017 | 00:56

She also said she won't resign. "Last Saturday's tragedy, as well as some other recent incidents, have caused me to engage in deep reflection", she said in a statement . "These were the actions and judgments of one individual". Police chief Ms Harteau - who admitted the teacher "did not have to die " and said the death "should not have happened" - confirmed her departure in a Facebook post on the police department's page.

by | July 23, 2017 | 00:44

They went after Freeze for failure to monitor his program, an allegation the school passionately denied in its response. "While Coach Freeze served our university well in many regards during his tenure, we simply can not accept the conduct in his personal life that we have discovered", Ole Miss chancellor Jeffrey Vitter said at a press conference .

by | July 23, 2017 | 00:41

These vehicles were returning from the Yatra . "The infuriated soldiers then thrashed the eight policemen and also ransacked the Gund police station", the police said. "We informed the Commanding Officer of a nearby Army camp that he should take these jawans to his camp for the night" said a police officer. The naka party of P/S Gund Ganderbal headed by ASI Gh Rasool No.26/T stopped the said vehicles as per the directions.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:40

These measures were taken after the issuance of a court verdict on what is known as the "Al-Abdali cell" and the involvement of some Iranian bodies in assisting and supporting the cell members, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) quoted an official source in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as saying Thursday.

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:42

The chairman of Pakistan's financial regulator was arrested today accused of forging documents in the Panama Papers case against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif . Dated 2006, they were typed in Microsoft's Calibri font, which was not released for commercial use until 2007, the joint investigation team (JIT) said, citing forensics experts.

by | July 21, 2017 | 00:37

It is extremely hard for German companies to make investments in Turkey under the current political climate in the country, German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries said on Thursday. The foreign ministry had issued a separate statement calling for the rapid release of the six activists. The travel sector contributes about $30 billion to the economy in a normal year.

by | July 21, 2017 | 00:37

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the talks with the Chinese delegation, led by Vice-Premier Wang Yang, would focus on concrete steps to provide greater access and a "level playing field" for U.S. Steve Tsang, director of the SOAS China Institute, said US-China relations were at "an unusual stage" because Trump was still short of staff to deal with China and had yet to figure out a clear China policy.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:48

The controversy was triggered after Karnataka formed a nine-member committee to design a state flag and examine whether it could be given legal sanctity. Shiv Sena's Sanjay Raut said that the Congress government in Karnataka should be dismissed as the move is against Constitution. "The polls are scheduled only for May next year", Siddaramaiah said.

by | July 19, 2017 | 00:29

State Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, contended that SB 1 is in the best interest of the state's schoolchildren. Governor Rauner has called it a bailout of Chicago Public Schools . Rauner's re-election in 2018 and an end to Speaker (Mike) Madigan's reign in the House", Besler said in the announcement. "It is clear to me today that (Rauner) intends to use the children of IL as leverage for his political agenda when he could be working out a compromise to accomplish a much-needed and ...

by | July 19, 2017 | 00:32

The new service in Reno will operate beginning November 21, 2017 and will run three times a week between Reno and Denver on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday on an Airbus 320 with 180 seats. TIA now has nonstop service to 19 airports. Frontier is now running a sale on flights. Frontier will fly to Orlando beginning August 16. "We are thrilled to welcome Frontier back into the Grand Rapids market", said Jim Gill, president and CEO, Ford airport.

by | July 18, 2017 | 00:25

The H-2B program is capped at 66,000 new visas annually; of that, 33,000 is reserved for workers who are hired during the first half of the fiscal year (Oct. The department met its cap for the visa applications in March. "We do think it fits into the "America First" focus of the administration", said one of them.

by | July 18, 2017 | 00:26

Ram Nath Kovind's political career as a Dalit leader and member of the BJP. Praful Patel , had been reacting to the reports by a private news channel. Shah was to address a public rally in Gandhinagar while Kovind was to meet MPs and MLAs. Mamata said, "We are voting for Meira Kumar because it's a vote against the atrocities of the Bharatiya Janata Party , violence in the name of cow vigilantism, interference in federal structure".

by | July 17, 2017 | 20:34

But one unnamed Cabinet minister was reported have hit back, claiming Mr Hammond was part of an attempt by "the Establishment" to prevent Britain ever leaving the EU. With the government paralysed, London has opted for a spot of royal soft power, sending Prince William and his wife Kate on a " Brexit diplomacy tour" of Poland and Germany.

by | July 17, 2017 | 20:38

Essar contested a line in the RBI release which said NCLT will accord priority to these cases. Cracking down on bad loans, the RBI last month identified 12 accounts for insolvency proceedings with each of them having over Rs50 billion of outstanding loans, accounting for 25 per cent of total non-performing assets (NPAs) of banks.

by | July 17, 2017 | 20:33

Vitantonio's wife, Costanza Zitellini, allegedly received the video message and then immediately went to the Skydive DeLand hanger to bar her husband from getting on the plane. An experienced sky diver committed suicide by jumping from a plan and leaving his wife his final message. His body was found face-down in an open field.

by | July 16, 2017 | 00:36

CBS Pittsburgh reports investigators spent the day digging in the backyard of Donald Webb's ex-wife's house in MA, where they found what is believed to be human remains. Webb was never apprehended after being charged with first-degree murder, and investigators now believe he died in 1999, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

by | July 15, 2017 | 00:29

Oslo , Jul 14 The former chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee today justified awarding Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo with the 2010 peace prize which beijing slammed as "blasphemy". "If Xi does the right thing, we can all commend that action", Cruz said. Liu's absence from the 2010 Nobel ceremony was marked by an empty chair.

by | July 14, 2017 | 00:33

Grassley suggested Trump's son would 'welcome the opportunity, ' as the president's namesake was dragged into the Russia scandal this week, as he revealed emails in which an intermediary told him the Russians wanted to give the Trump campaign dirt on the president's political rival, Hillary Clinton .

by | July 13, 2017 | 00:39

The British Racing Drivers Club said it was no longer financially viable to host the race under the current contract and triggered the clause in the hope of brokering a more financially-viable contract. It may seem odd the best attended grand prix of the championship - 350,000 will come to the four-day festival which starts tomorrow and the race itself will attract a worldwide TV audience of 400m - can not make ends meet .

by | July 13, 2017 | 00:34

A family stuck in a rip current narrowly avoided a tragedy when a crowd of strangers linked together to bring them back to land. "I can hold my breath underwater and go around an olympic pool easily", she said. Roberta Ursrey and her family were enjoying themselves in the sea on Saturday, despite the yellow-flag conditions. "It was unbelievable and heart warming to see", she continued.

by | July 12, 2017 | 00:21

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) - Airstrikes, shelling and other heavy clashes shook a small sliver of western Mosul on Tuesday in renewed fighting, a day after the government declared victory over Islamic State militants in Iraq's second-largest city.

by | July 12, 2017 | 00:21

The movement of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in the Valley is strictly controlled because of the threat of militancy. "At times, India uses Hindus of Uttar Pradesh to hide its terror face, and when it fails, they use false flag attacks against Amarnath Yatris", he claimed".

by | July 11, 2017 | 00:43

He has been ordered to face a Melbourne court on July 26 for a preliminary hearing on multiple sexual assault charges related to offences allegedly committed decades ago, when he was a senior cleric in Australia. "At the same time, it's important to recall that Cardinal Pell has openly and repeatedly condemned as immoral and intolerable the acts of abuse against minors".

by | July 11, 2017 | 00:45

More buses will be added from Hoboken as well. "We like to think it's quiet because a lot of people did their homework", New Jersey Transit spokesman Charles Ingoglia said while standing outside the Hoboken train and ferry stations. The work began as Monday morning's rush got off to a slow start for several hundred thousand commuters on the Long Island Rail Road and New Jersey Transit.

by | July 11, 2017 | 00:39

Over 10,000 people were forced from their homes in B.C., as of Monday morning, with firefighters in the province using all resources to contain over 130 wildfires that are burning. "Given the current wildfire situation and the expected increase in wildfire activity, the Province is taking this extraordinary measure of declaring a provincial state of emergency ", the statement reads .

by | July 10, 2017 | 00:32

As a reward, the Rockets are reportedly prepared to offer Harden a massive extension that would be the richest in National Basketball Association history. "Houston is home for me". With Howard gone, the Rockets put Harden at the center of everything they do on offense, and it paid off. It was announced on Saturday by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that the #Toronto Raptors traded DeMarre Carroll to the Brooklyn Nets .

by | July 09, 2017 | 00:54

Arsenal have been continually linked with the 2016 PFA Player of the Year who said he felt it was "time for me to move on" and that there was a gentleman's agreement with Leicester he would be allowed to leave. Shakespeare hopes Mahrez will be back in a Leicester shirt for the club's trip to Hong Kong to play in the Premier League Asia Trophy later this month.

by | July 09, 2017 | 00:54

Climate, particularly in the wake of Trump's announcement that the US would exit the Paris deal, was expected to be at the top of the meeting's agenda. It will feature big-name music acts like Coldplay and Shakira, as well as leaders like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Argentina's President Mauricio Macri.

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:26

Sehwag took to social media and uploaded a picture on his Twitter account captioned, "To a man who has given Indian fans innumerable moments of joy, #HappyBirthdayMSD May the helicopter continue to fly and land in our hearts". Dhoni is the Indian captain with the most wins as skipper in Tests (27), ODIs (110) and of course T20Is (41). MS Dhoni ushered in his 36th birthday in Jamaica in the company of wife Sakshi and his India teammates.

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:24

Carter earned a 0.6 nERD in 73 games last season. Despite being the oldest active player in the entire National Basketball Association, he still averaged eight points and three rebounds per game last season while coming off the bench for the Memphis Grizzlies .

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:27

This prison is the most crowded in Guerrero , with 2,100 prisoners, according to Mexican government statistics. Three more inmates were wounded in the violence, Mr Alvarez said. Despite reports of gunfire in the prison, all the casualties were due to wounds from sharp instruments, such as the improvised weapons that are fashioned by inmates, Mr Alvarez said.