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After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid

After Doklam, China tries to enter Ladakh; India foils infiltration bid The remarks came a day after Indian border guards foiled an attempt by Chinese soldiers to enter Indian territory along the banks of famous Pangong lake in Ladakh. On the eastern front, China remains adamant about Indian troops unilaterally withdrawing from the ongoing face-off in the Doklam area, which is actually Bhutanese territory but coveted by China. [Full Article...]

Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state

Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state Village chief Lawan Kalli said on Tuesday that the bombers entered the market around 5 pm (local time) posing as buyers. The attack happened at a market in Konduga, where a female suicide bomber detonated a bomb. The news channel quoted a medic from a hospital in Maiduguri as saying that 28 people were killed at the explosion site, while two others died after being taken to a hospital. [Full Article...]

Thomas' birdie binge bags first major

Thomas' birdie binge bags first major It was Spieth's third major title and an understandable source of frustration for Thomas , who was two shots off Spieth's share of the lead after an opening 67, but missed the cut after a second round of 80, which included a quintuple-bogey nine on the sixth. [Full Article...]

Almost 400 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide - coroner

Almost 400 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone mudslide - coroner Estimates say more than 500 people are still missing. A hillside in the Regent area collapsed following heavy rains, leaving many houses completely covered in mud. The Red Cross said another 600 were missing. "We can only hope that this does not happen". Addressing the media on Tuesday, Koroma said the "entire communities have been wiped out" and the devastation "was overwhelming" them. [Full Article...]

Study Says Using This Emoji In Emails Makes You Look Incompetent

Study Says Using This Emoji In Emails Makes You Look Incompetent But when an email on work-related matters included a smiley emoji, the sender was seen as less competent. The emoticons do not enhance the notions of warmth, but puts in doubt the level of competence of the user; Dr. Another experiment compared smileys to smiling or neutral photographs. When assessing the photograph, a smiling photograph was perceived as friendlier than one that was neural. [Full Article...]

U.S. envoy says Iran can not 'hold world hostage' with nuclear deal

U.S. envoy says Iran can not 'hold world hostage' with nuclear deal Rouhani warned that if this continues, Iran might be forced to quit the nuclear deal . The warning came the same day that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran could easily abandon its nuclear deal with world powers within hours if the United States sticks to its policies of "sanctions and coercion". [Full Article...]

Falling oak tree kills religious festivalgoers on Madeira

Falling oak tree kills religious festivalgoers on Madeira Meanwhile, others were seen running toward loved ones who were near the spot where the tree came down. Worshippers were preparing for the procession of Our Lady of the Mount, the Atlantic island's biggest yearly religious festival when the tree collapsed. [Full Article...]

Lisa Theris survives weeks in Alabama forest by eating berries

Lisa Theris survives weeks in Alabama forest by eating berries The woman's family say she lost about 50 pounds and is weak and in pain, but called her a "trooper" who is staying strong. "Words can not describe the happiness and relief we feel that she has been found and returned to us", Elizabeth Theris, her sister, said to WFSA . [Full Article...]

Amazon Instant Pickup further blurs the line between online and physical retail

Amazon Instant Pickup further blurs the line between online and physical retail Instant Pickup is now available in five college towns: Atlanta; Berkeley, Calif.; College Park, Md.; Columbus, Ohio; and Westwood, Calif. Amazon says that Instant Pickup orders can be ready as quickly as two minutes after you order, which is fairly impressive. [Full Article...]

CBO Report: Cutting Obamacare Subsidies Would Spike Premiums by 20%

CBO Report: Cutting Obamacare Subsidies Would Spike Premiums by 20% The agency's projection, which based its estimates on how premiums would compare to current law, is in line with other analyses that looked at what would happen if Trump follows through on his threats to cease the payments for the cost-sharing subsidies. [Full Article...]

OH man charged in Charlottesville vehicle ramming incident; victim identified

OH man charged in Charlottesville vehicle ramming incident; victim identified Federal authorities are holding a civil rights investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash. One person was killed after the auto mowed down a group of protesters in Charlottesville city on Saturday while the two other victims, Virginia State Police Department officers, died when a helicopter crashed nearby. [Full Article...]

Grizzly bear trophy hunt to end November 30

Grizzly bear trophy hunt to end November 30 The regulations would take place on November 30 . Donaldson said it will take one or more hunting seasons to see how many fewer bears are killed once trophy hunters opt out of a system that allows them to take the meat but not the head, paws or hide of the bear. [Full Article...]

Mosquitoes in Burr Ridge test positive for West Nile virus

Mosquitoes in Burr Ridge test positive for West Nile virus The mosquitoes that tested positive for the virus were found in two of the traps set up in the region by Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox and Addington Public Health, which collects and tests the insects from June to October. For more information, visit www.oxfordcounty.ca/wnv . The virus is contracted from mosquito bites, but symptoms are quite variant, according to the Center for Disease Contro... [Full Article...]

#EndorseThis: Scaramucci Tells Colbert He Would've Fired Bannon

#EndorseThis: Scaramucci Tells Colbert He Would've Fired Bannon Scaramucci gave Colbert a knife engraved with " Stephen Colbert ". "Nazis: good or bad?" This weekend, Scaramucci, blamed Bannon's ideology for some of the president's recent missteps, including Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville , Virginia on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Gold steady near 2-month highs on N. Korea tensions

Gold steady near 2-month highs on N. Korea tensions North Korea has since threatened to launch missiles at the US territory of Guam, and the country previously threatened "all-out war, wiping out all the strongholds of enemies, including the USA mainland". If North Korea launches an attack that threatens the United States, then China should stay neutral, but if the United States attacks first and tries to overthrow North Korea's government China w... [Full Article...]

Sign At Swiss Hotel Orders Jewish Guests To Shower Before Swimming

Sign At Swiss Hotel Orders Jewish Guests To Shower Before Swimming According to an article on the Jerusalem Post , the same family reported another notice at the hotel which stated: "To our Jewish guests: You are allowed to approach the fridge between the hours: 10.00-11.00 in the morning and 16.30-17.30 in the evening". [Full Article...]

Good Question: What Are The Hate Groups In The US?

Good Question: What Are The Hate Groups In The US? The Southern Poverty Law Center released a map showing where 917 hate groups operate in America and where each is stationed across the country. In 2016, there were at least 130 active Ku Klux Klan groups, 99 neo-Nazi groups and 100 white nationalist groups nationwide, according to the SPLC. [Full Article...]

DACA Anniversary 'Bittersweet' for Immigrant Women

DACA Anniversary 'Bittersweet' for Immigrant Women Though Trump has said DACA recipients should "rest easy", he has failed to commit fully to protecting the program, leading some to worry that the program's vast stores of data on undocumented people could be used to target them for deportation. [Full Article...]

Trump advisers signal the knives are out for Bannon

Trump advisers signal the knives are out for Bannon The press release calls out " Steve Bannon , Stephen Miller and Sebastian Gorka " by name. Bannon once described Breitbart as the "platform for the alt-right". The New York Times , CNN and Axios claim that the president's top advisers - including his new chief of staff, John Kelly; his national security adviser, Gen. [Full Article...]

TTV Dhinakaran distances from party organ's attacks on BJP

TTV Dhinakaran distances from party organ's attacks on BJP In a veiled attack on Panneerselvam over his demand for a probe into former chief minister J Jayalalithaa's death, Dhinakaran said let there be a judicial inquiry. Though Sasikala was later convicted in his disproportionate assets case and was jailed, her fielded member E Palaniswami became the CM of the state. [Full Article...]


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