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India to take on Australia today

India to take on Australia today Stay tuned for all the latest updates. The match is scheduled to start at 3:00 PM IST. Mithali and Punam are now batting cautiously. She is just 34 runs away from becoming the highest run-scorer in women's cricket and the team needs a special knock from their skipper today. [Full Article...]

US, German doctors to visit China's ill Nobel victor

US, German doctors to visit China's ill Nobel victor It heightened pressure on Beijing, which has resisted appeals from several nations to let Mr. Liu and his family go. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman had said on Monday she hoped for a "signal of humanity" from China. The United States repeated calls on Tuesday for Liu to be released and said it was ready to welcome him if he chose to be treated there. U.S. and German cancer experts... [Full Article...]

INEC presents Certificate of Return to Ademola Adeleke

INEC presents Certificate of Return to Ademola Adeleke The seat was declared vacant after Adeleke's elder brother Isiaka Adeleke died under mysterious circumstances a couple of weeks ago. Adeleke in Saturday's poll secured 97, 480 votes to defeat a former senator, Mudashiru Hussein of the APC, who had 66, 116 votes. [Full Article...]

Seven Hindu pilgrims killed in IHK crossfire

Seven Hindu pilgrims killed in IHK crossfire According to a report in The Times of India, after a meeting between the intelligence agencies, Central Reserve Police Force and the Jammu and Kashmir Police on 25 June, the Centre was warned of a possible terror strike during the yatra . [Full Article...]

Baylor senior named to the 2017 John Mackey Award watch list

Baylor senior named to the 2017 John Mackey Award watch list It's hard enough to have one tight end make the cut for the John Mackey Award watch list, but programs like Notre Dame and Wisconsin have multiple. Presented since 2000, the John Mackey Award lists 14 alumni to have played in the NFL. Seventeen of the association's 23 awards select a preseason watch list and the NCFAA has spearheaded a coordinated effort to promote each award's preseason candida... [Full Article...]

Mathews steps down as Sri Lankan skipper

Mathews steps down as Sri Lankan skipper Sri Lanka's cricketers faced a barrage of criticism on Tuesday a day after their series loss to bottom-ranked Zimbabwe in what is being described as a new low for the beleaguered side. "It's one of the lowest points in my career, and a hard one to swallow", Mathews had said. "The pressure is on all of us", Mathews said. Sri Lanka beat India after pulling off an excellent chase at the recent Cham... [Full Article...]

Scarborough: 'I'm Not Going To Be a Republican Anymore'

Scarborough: 'I'm Not Going To Be a Republican Anymore' Scarborough and Brzezinski co-authored a piece in the Washington Post where they called Trump's comments offensive and admitted they had seen a change in Trump's behavior. "How much of this country and our values are they willing to sell out?" "Crazy Mika ", and claiming Brzezinski "was bleeding badly from a face-lift" when he saw her a year ago. [Full Article...]

Harassment Now a 'Feature' of Online Life, Report Finds

Harassment Now a 'Feature' of Online Life, Report Finds Almost two-thirds reported seeing online harassment happen to someone else, the survey found. The survey also found that harassers often focus on a victim's political views, physical appearance, gender, and/or race. Gender does play into perception of online harassment, according to the survey, with 70 percent of women saying online harassment is a major problem, and only 54 percent of men sayin... [Full Article...]

Woman sets boyfriend on fire, douses him with urine

Woman sets boyfriend on fire, douses him with urine After Spencer fell asleep, Sepelyak allegedly poured gas on him, lit a cigarette and ignited the gas. After the man, Grady Spencer III, started screaming, Sepelyak's parents came rushing in to help. After the boyfriend was lit ablaze, he jumped out of bed screaming in pain, Chief Burton said. "It had to be carried", Burton said. Burns cover at least 25 percent of his body, the report said. [Full Article...]

Rookie Slams His Way To Home Run Derby Title

Rookie Slams His Way To Home Run Derby Title As a kid growing up in Northern California, Yankees rookie slugger/2017 Home Run Derby champ Aaron Judge rooted for the San Francisco Giants and paid no attention to the Oakland Athletics. Note that any matchup that has an asterisk indicates that the winning participant finished his round with time left on the clock after he hit the round-clinching home run. [Full Article...]

Trump administration moves to block 'startup visas'

Trump administration moves to block 'startup visas' The Trump administration's delay of a rule meant to make it easier for worldwide entrepreneurs to start up and build companies in the US has Seattle tech leaders frustrated by national immigration policy once again. An official announcement by the Trump administration would come Tuesday, according to The New York Times . Immigrant founders make up a large part of the entrepreneur group that h... [Full Article...]

Reader Opinion: Support Trump on health care

Reader Opinion: Support Trump on health care With fewer providers signing up to offer services to Medicaid patients, access to care will decline. Portman spokeswoman Emily Benavides said the Republican senator from the Cincinnati area "already announced that he opposes the most recent draft of the Senate health proposal because he continues to have real concerns about the measure's Medicaid policies, especially those that impact drug... [Full Article...]

Manitoba sends 13 firefighters to help battle BC wildfires

Manitoba sends 13 firefighters to help battle BC wildfires The Coastal Fire Centre is not seeing the amount of fire activity but there are resources available if resources break out, Skrepnek said. Pembina Pipeline Corp., which has a pipeline from Taylor to Kamloops, says it discontinued the south segment of that system previous year but is monitoring above-ground facilities and valve sites. [Full Article...]

Ivanka sits in for Trump at G20

Ivanka sits in for Trump at G20 Speaking on conservative morning television show Fox & Friends, the fashion mogul turned White House occupant revealed she is more than happy to take a step back from the political world, saying she feels "blessed" to be part of her father's rise to power, but is no "political savant". [Full Article...]

Feds Cancel Plans For New FBI Headquarters

Feds Cancel Plans For New FBI Headquarters The agency had sought $1.4 billion for the project, but Congress left it underfunded by about $882 million. After months of lobbying by Maryland and local officials to be the new consolidated home of the FBI , the federal government is putting the kibosh on the project. [Full Article...]

Detroit, Flint among 'worst run' cities in America, study says

Detroit, Flint among 'worst run' cities in America, study says The latest version of a WalletHub.com study published each year has Philadelphia listed as the seventh-worst USA metropolis to drive in. "Local leaders must balance the public's diverse interests with the city's limited resources". Its combined rankings for financial stability, education, health, safety, economy and infrastructure/pollution put it just below the top third for quality of city servi... [Full Article...]

Selected Notes From Analysts On Halcon Resources Corporation (HK)

Following the completion of the sale, the chief operating officer now owns 63,861 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,479,659.37. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp acquired a new stake in Halcon Resources Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $174,000. [Full Article...]

Froome at heart of peloton, German Kittel wins stage

Froome at heart of peloton, German Kittel wins stage Also in the Peloton, Team Sky and yellow jersey wearer Froome were making moves near the front and keeping the break firmly in sight. The 2017 Tour de France has been full of insane moments so far, and now, after a break in the action, the racing is back for Stage 10 on Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

Silverstone owners trigger British GP break clause

Silverstone owners trigger British GP break clause The track does not receive any government funding, unlike other circuits on the F1 calendar, and BRDC chairman John Grant admits his company can not afford to continue with the current deal. As mentioned, Ecclestone was the architect of the current deal, thrashed out after bold (trans: farcical) plans to take the British Grand Prix to Donington Park fell into the quagmire of its own making..... [Full Article...]

Michigan State's Brian Allen makes Rimington Trophy watch list

Michigan State's Brian Allen makes Rimington Trophy watch list In addition to the Mackey Award, the preseason watch list for the Rimington Trophy was also announced Tuesday. Mustipher has played in 21 games and started 12 contests during his career. If there is still a tie, the victor will be determined by a majority vote from the Rimington Trophy committee. Since its inception, the Rimington Trophy has raised over $2.9 million for the cystic fibrosis commu... [Full Article...]


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