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Global EU Observers: No Signs Of Manipulation Of Kenya Election
Author: 0 EU Observers: No Signs Of Manipulation Of Kenya Election

Mbeki said the matter was looked into by the AU election observer mission, which was one of many. He said that the mission had taken note of the concerns of the opposition claims that the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission systems were hacked and urged all the stakeholders to work together to address the concerns.

Global 'US would win': Defence Secretary Jim Mattis warns North Korea
Author: 0 'US would win': Defence Secretary Jim Mattis warns North Korea

Bill Nelson, Florida's senior U.S. Senator, says he's deeply concerned about North Korea's ability to arm an ICBM with a nuclear warhead. In fact, while the remarks were an unquestionable escalation of rhetoric, Mitchell said the generals were warning that a first strike on North Korea would end disastrously.

Global LeBron James acts like a 'Maniac' on 'Carpool Karaoke'
Author: 0 LeBron James acts like a 'Maniac' on 'Carpool Karaoke'

The segment was reportedly filmed on July 14, less than a week before Bennington was found hanged in his home near Los Angeles on July 20. Meanwhile, showrunner Eric Pankowski confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter: "We've been in conversations with the band and the family, and all the representatives of the band".

Global 90 highs return to the forecast with mostly sunny skies
Author: 0 90 highs return to the forecast with mostly sunny skies

Showers will continue through Sunday . Partly sunny, with a high near 81. South wind around 5 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. We'll have a sunny, warm Wednesday at the fairgrounds. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Global WW2 bomb found in Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant in Japan
Author: 0 WW2 bomb found in Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant in Japan

With a length of approximately 85 centimeters and a diameter of about 15 centimeters, the cylindrical apparatus has what appears to be a stabilizer tail. The area has been cordoned off but, according to TEPCO, the discovery would not impact ongoing decommissioning operations at the plant. The meltdowns at Fukushima in 2011 were the world's worst such accident since Chernobyl in 1986.

Global NEET: Supreme Court directs CBSE for common question papers in all languages
Author: 0 NEET: Supreme Court directs CBSE for common question papers in all languages

Observing that there must be a common paper for NEET examinations, the top court ordered the CBSE and Centre to file an affidavit stating that from next year onwards identical questions will have to be set irrespective of language. Singh admitted the discrepancy but said the difficulty level was the same. Since experts were not available to translate questions, different questions with similar difficulty level were set.

Global Dalai Lama says Doka La standoff not very serious
Author: 0 Dalai Lama says Doka La standoff not very serious

Now people in India, including in Mongolia and northern Himalayan range, also have the responsibility of the future of the Dalai Lama institution. China, on its part, says its troops peacefully liberated Tibet in 1950 and regards the 80-year-old Nobel Peace Prize-winning monk as a separatist.

Global Flipkart raises $2.5 billion from SoftBank's Vision Fund
Author: 0 Flipkart raises $2.5 billion from SoftBank's Vision Fund

That's not all, the investment by Softbank's Vision Fund is the biggest ever private investment in an Indian technology company. "As the pioneers in Indian e-commerce, Flipkart is doing that every day", he said. SoftBank has a proven track record of partnering with transformative technology leaders has earned it the reputation of being a visionary investor.

Global Jogger 'pushes' woman in front of a double-decker bus on Putney Bridge
Author: 0 Jogger 'pushes' woman in front of a double-decker bus on Putney Bridge

Police have said they are closing in on the so-called Putney Bridge pusher who appeared to shove a woman into the path of a bus. The jogger ran back across the bridge about 15 minutes later, according to police. The woman tried to speak to him but he refused to acknowledge her. Officers have urged anyone who witnessed the incident or recognizes the man from the CCTV footage, to come forward.

Global Guam mayor warns North Korea after threats of attack
Author: 0 Guam mayor warns North Korea after threats of attack

Guam is a territory of the United States located in the western Pacific Ocean. Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said in an interview with WCPO Wednesday , "We've got to also make clear to our allies and to our enemies like North Korea that. Defence Force staff refused to say whether the Air Force was working with or assisting the USA in any capacity. "I think what the president was doing was sending a strong message to North Korea in language that Kim Jong-un would understand", he said.

Global 'N Korea must stand down in its pursuit of nuclear weapons'
Author: 0 'N Korea must stand down in its pursuit of nuclear weapons'

The strong statement from Mattis came a day after US President Donald Trump said North Korea's threats against the US will be met with " fire and fury ". Mattis said in a statement. In July, North Korea said it would "strike a merciless blow" at the United States if Washington ever attempted to remove Kim from power .

Global Massachusetts State Police issue Amber Alert for 3-year-old girl
Author: 0 Massachusetts State Police issue Amber Alert for 3-year-old girl

Rickheit was taken to St. Vincent's Hospital under police guard, and state police said charged against her would be finalized as the specific facts and circumstances are determined. Police believe Rickheit could be in the Charlton area and traveling on the Mass Pike in that area. Worcester Police said that the baby girl is a "light skinned black female, last seen wearing a white and pink polka dot shirt".

Author: 0 'Game of Thrones' season 7 episode 5: Jon Snow's the only hero

Refusal will mean certain death. Will Tyrion betray Daenerys once a tense situation arises that involves Jaime? Avid readers may recall a prophecy told to the Mother of Dragons in Qarth that she will be betrayed three times - once for blood, once for gold and once for love.

Global Three Surrey shootings in one day
Author: 0 Three Surrey shootings in one day

Robyn Burnett wrote on Facebook that police had shut down the road. The vehicle was occupied at the time of the shooting but no one was injured. A male suffering from non-life threatening injuries was transported to hospital. Scotty Schumann in a statement Tuesday. The investigation is still in its early stages. After finding evidence of shots fired, police believe someone inside one vehicle was shooting at another vehicle.

Global Dr Ruth Pfau passes away
Author: 0 Dr Ruth Pfau passes away

Tributes began pouring in from dignitaries for the German nun, who came to Pakistan in the 1960s and stayed, dedicating her life to rescuing and treating lepers who had been left disfigured by the disease and were shunned by the society for fear of being contagious.

Global Expert reacts to latest North Korean threat of Guam attack
Author: 0 Expert reacts to latest North Korean threat of Guam attack

Security and defense officials on Guam say there is no imminent threat to people there or in the Northern Mariana Islands after North Korea said it was examining its operational plans for attack. "It was no accident that North Korea threatened to launch four missiles, it deliberately complicates the decisions of United States policy makers", he said.

Global AIADMK (Amma) Deposes Sasikala, Dinakaran Ahead Of Merger Of Factions
Author: 0 AIADMK (Amma) Deposes Sasikala, Dinakaran Ahead Of Merger Of Factions

A resolution signed by Chief Minister E Palaniswami has relieved Sasikala's nephew TTV Dinakaran of the responsibilities of AIADMK deputy general secretary and invalidated all appointments made by him. Her companion VK Sasikala, who replaced her as party chief and tried to become chief minister before she was jailed for corruption, may be removed to facilitate the reunion.

Global Lane detectives find missing Washington County woman in Roseburg
Author: 0 Lane detectives find missing Washington County woman in Roseburg

Family members distributed fliers Tuesday to businesses and customers near the Mobil gas station in Cottage Grove, where Helenius' auto was found Monday, unlocked and with all of her belongings inside. Detectives contacted to the man and were told that he found the phone in a parking lot nearby the Dairy Queen after he saw someone throw it from a vehicle.

Global Bus crashes trapping passengers in London
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According to police , " two passengers remain trapped on the upper deck ". She was screaming for help. The crash happened just before 7am local time, with police and emergency services being called to the scene in Lavender Hill near Clapham Junction train station.

Global Crude bomb found in Amritsar bound Akal Takth Express in Uttar Pradesh
Author: 0 Crude bomb found in Amritsar bound Akal Takth Express in Uttar Pradesh

A kind of a low-intensity device which is nearly similar to a bomb was found wrapped in a package of sutli (thread) with two lighters and a little powder type material seen over the surface, according to a GPRS official. Police also recovered a letter warning revenge for Laskhar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Dujana's killing. A note was also found with the packet that said "Dujana ki shahaadat ka badla abb Hindustan ko chukaana padega (India will have to pay for Dujana's martyrdom )".

Author: 0 Asian stocks mostly lower on growing unease over North Korea

In the United Kingdom, the FTSE 100 closed down 0.59%, or 44.67 points, at 7498, broadly in line with negative trends in European markets. In turn, Wells Fargo, Jefferies, and Telsey cut their price targets for FOSL, which is down 22% in electronic trading, and could hit a multi-year low.

Global North Korea threatens the US, Stephen Colbert says we're all gonna die
Author: 0 North Korea threatens the US, Stephen Colbert says we're all gonna die

He said the president's threat to North Korea was "like pouring gasoline on a fire". We sanctioned Russian Federation just last week and it felt pretty great. It isn't said often enough that a defining characteristic of the Trump presidency is his ability to take a bad situation and make it worse. "So, as you can see, the vacation is really relaxing him".

Author: 0 Bahrain, UAE open up airspace for Qatar Airways

The directive was issued after the ICAO Council Extraordinary Session was held at the ministerial level in Montreal, Canada on Monday to examine Qatar's requirement. The GCAA's latest statement follows reports on Tuesday that the UAE and Bahrain had agreed to open some of their airspace to Qatari aircraft. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and transport ties with Qatar in June, accusing it of supporting terrorism and interfering in their internal affairs.

Global Trump chose his own words for 'fire and fury' remarks
Author: 0 Trump chose his own words for 'fire and fury' remarks

In response to a question about possible military options regarding North Korea that have advanced in the past 24 hours Tillerson said nothing had drastically changed. She also said the USA doesn't have a problem with the North Korean people, "it is the regime itself". "I was mentioning the discussions of a preemptive war on the peninsula, that clearly goes in the realm of the authorization of Congress".

Author: 0 Tony Abbott leads the charge for the gay marriage 'no' vote

A mail-in ballot would cost taxpayers about $96 million in Australian currency. "This isn't a plebiscite now, it's a completely novel, voluntary, non-binding, non-compulsory vote of a few citizens", he said. Expect a LOT of noise over the postal vote in the coming days. RELIGIOUS viewpoints have shaped much of the opposition against the legalisation of same-sex marriage.

Global How major USA stock market indexes fared Wednesday
Author: 0 How major USA stock market indexes fared Wednesday

Oil prices settled lower after a volatile session on increasing exports from key OPEC producers and news of lower crude shipments from Saudi Arabia. The Nasdaq Composite was down 16.88 points, or 0.26 percent, at 6,353.58. Brent crude, used to price global oils , gave up 22 cents to $51.92 in London. In other energy futures trading, wholesale gasoline dipped 1 cent to $1.62 a gallon.

Global Indian shares drop for third day on Korea tensions
Author: 0 Indian shares drop for third day on Korea tensions

Its proximity to China, Japan , the Philippines and the Korean Peninsula has long made the island an essential possession of the us military . "We've had some competing forces play out over the past 12 hours - the U.S. The island of 162,000 people is only 210 square miles and is dominated by the USA military, which controls about one-third of its territory. In August past year, the North's Foreign Ministry warned that all US military bases in the Pacific including Guam would "face ruin ...

Global US Slaps Sanctions On Venezuelans Linked To Maduro Regime
Author: 0 US Slaps Sanctions On Venezuelans Linked To Maduro Regime

On Friday, Venezuela inaugurated a new legislative superbody that is expected to rewrite the constitution and give vast powers to Maduro's ruling Socialist Party, defying protests and worldwide condemnation that it undermines democratic freedoms.

Global MS could be home to new auto plant
Author: 0 MS could be home to new auto plant

Toyota plans to build its Corolla compact auto for the North American market while Mazda would use the plant to build crossover vehicles that combine features of passenger cars and sport-utility vehicles. Bevin told the station he has a personal relationship with Toyota Motor Corp. Governor Phil Bryant is open and welcome to the idea of the joint plant coming to state.

Global Top election body dismisses hacking claims in Kenya elections
Author: 0 Top election body dismisses hacking claims in Kenya elections

Raila Odinga has rejected the figures IEBC are relaying to Kenyans. This East Africa economic hub is known known for its relative, long-term stability as well as vying ethnic allegiances that shadow its democracy. Kenya has 20 million registered voters out of a population of more than 40 million people. Kenyan YouTube personality and radio presenter Xtian Dela said he'd waited four hours to cast his first ever vote in Nairobi .

Global Safe-haven currencies rise as North Korea tensions brew
Author: 0 Safe-haven currencies rise as North Korea tensions brew

On Tuesday, the DAX added 0.3 percent, the CAC 40 gained 0.2 percent and the FTSE rose 0.1 percent. The S&P 500 was down 6 points, or 0.25 percent, and the Nasdaq was down 35 points, or half a percent. The hope, and perhaps the expectation, is that this latest round of rhetoric will also turn out to be just talk, said Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management.

Author: 0 Trump 'Reckless' North Korea Remarks Undermine US Security - Congressman Engel

Tillerson responded, "Nothing that I have seen and nothing that I know of would indicate that the situation has dramatically changed in the last twenty-four hours". It is important to note that this language was a good deal more precise than Trump's statement, which had seemed to suggest that US forces might launch a preëmptive nuclear strike on North Korea in response to mere verbal threats.

Author: 0 Corea del Nord. Pechino propone un tavolo dei negoziati

Base Andersen che ospita, tra gli altri, il 36esimo stormo aereo formato dai bombardieri strategici B-52, antiquati ma ancora letali, i piu' moderni B-1B Lancers, che hanno sorvolato la penisola coreana dopo il lancio dei due missili balistici intercontinentali Hwasong-14, il 4 ed il 28 luglio, in grado di colpire tutti gli Usa ad oltre 10.000 km di distanza.

Global Georges St-Pierre Signs Bout Agreement for UFC 217
Author: 0 Georges St-Pierre Signs Bout Agreement for UFC 217

Given the Conor McGregor-sized hole in the UFC's PPV pulling power this year, the return of "Rush" could not come at a better time. The former welterweight kingpin, who hasn't fought since 2013, took to Instagram to post a photo of himself signing the fight contract on Wednesday.

Global Russian Surveillance Plane Flies Over Washington
Author: 0 Russian Surveillance Plane Flies Over Washington

Meanwhile, a US State Department official confirmed to TASS that the path of the observation flight had been completely agreed by Washington and Moscow. A Russian surveillance aircraft flew over multiple federal buildings in Washington DC at a low altitude on Wednesday afternoon, according to CNN .

Author: 0 Beware of government-run health care

Most of us don't really have a clue of what the Affordable Care Act really is and how it changed things back in 2010. The ACA is working for small businesses. We hate the increasing deductible prices (what a scam they are). Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) told "Fox and Friends" on Tuesday that it is embarrassing that Congress left town without passing a repeal and replacement of Obamacare or a tax reform plan, and he predicted that if the Senate doesn't repeal Obamacare , Republicans ...

Global Canada Marks International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
Author: 0 Canada Marks International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

In collaboration with the United Nations Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP), the NPMHR observed the 10th Anniversary of UNDRIP and the 25th Anniversary of AIPP today at Hotel Ura. Indigenous women are less likely to use healthcare facilities for childbirth... As Indigenous experts from Canada, Republic of the Congo, Ecuador and Namibia will celebrate the Day at a special event at UN Headquarters in New York, UN offices globally are ...

Author: 0 After report on NKorea nukes, Trump issues startling warning

Iran's official IRNA news agency reported that Kim Yong-Nam, chairman of the North's Supreme Assembly, was in Teheran for the inauguration of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and analysts said the visit would likely result in expanded Iran-North Korea military ties.

Global United States capital metro system sued for refusing
Author: 0 United States capital metro system sued for refusing "political" ads

In a quote, MILO said that he's glad the ACLU was willing to take on this important civil rights issue. The organisation has sued the WMATA on behalf of itself, abortion care provider Carafem , conservative commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Global USA drums up south-east Asian support on North Korea
Author: 0 USA drums up south-east Asian support on North Korea

Noting that these developments seriously threaten peace and stability in the entire region and beyond, the ministers strongly urged North Korea "to fully and immediately comply with its obligations arising from all the relevant UN Security Council Resolutions".

Global N Korea threatens to attack U.S. bases in Guam
Author: 0 N Korea threatens to attack U.S. bases in Guam

The North's Strategic Force said it's "now carefully examining the operational plan for making an enveloping fire at the areas around Guam with the medium-to-long-range strategic ballistic rocket Hwasong-12", according to an English-language statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ).

Global At least 23 dead following landslide in south-west China
Author: 0 At least 23 dead following landslide in south-west China

The pictures showed rescue workers covered vase digging in thick mud brown, and women with colourful scarves on the head, typical of the ethnic minority of Yi, watching from a mound of earth. A huge quake there in May 2008 killed nearly 70,000 people. In 2013, a M7.0 quake hit Lushan, killing over 200. The quake measured 7.0 on the Richter scale.

Global Cong expels Vaghela, 7 other Gujarat MLAs
Author: 0 Cong expels Vaghela, 7 other Gujarat MLAs

The Congress had demanded the disqualification of their votes. Or so they thought. Three of them later joined BJP , setting off alarm bells in the party in Gujarat where Assembly elections are due later this year. After reviewing the details, hearing both sides and watching the video of the polling, the Election Commission upheld the Congress complaint and disqualified the two votes.

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