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Only 600M Years Left to Experience Total Solar Eclipse

Only 600M Years Left to Experience Total Solar Eclipse If you think you've seen a total solar eclipse previously, and it didn't involve getting on a plane or living somewhere else in the world, you probably didn't. "Unless you have a telephoto lens for your smartphone, you will only be able to take unmagnified images of the eclipse in your sky", Nasa said. First and foremost may be eye protection: it's important to note that eye damage can occur... [Full Article...]

Venezuela Agents Arrest Opposition Leaders In Midnight Raids

Venezuela Agents Arrest Opposition Leaders In Midnight Raids The opposition coalition Table of the unity democratic (MUD) called for a new demonstration on Wednesday in Caracas to denounce "the illegitimacy" of the new Assembly. On Sunday, Venezuela held a controversial election to create the National Constituent Assembly (ANC), a constitutional assembly that would grant Maduro's party sweeping power. [Full Article...]

BBCI: Afghan mosque blast 'kills many'

BBCI: Afghan mosque blast 'kills many' Reuters also reported grenades were thrown during the attack, citing local police. Officials initially said two attackers had been involved in the incident, but in a statement issued by the governor, he said only one had been involved. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the assault. Although Herat, on the border with Iran, is considered a peaceful city, an ISIS linked group is... [Full Article...]

No challenger left for Modi in 2019: Nitish Kumar

No challenger left for Modi in 2019: Nitish Kumar The Chief Minister said he felt "suffocated" and referred to Lalu Yadav's son Tejashwi's refusal to resign as his deputy despite corruption charges. After dumping the grand alliance, Kumar said, "I was left with no option". They also pleaded that governor Keshari Nath Tripathi had given RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav time to meet him at 11am on Thursday but Nitish was sworn in at 10am itself. [Full Article...]

Top Lashkar terrorist Abu Dujana killed in J&K

Top Lashkar terrorist Abu Dujana killed in J&K Dujana , as per official sources, was a resident of the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan-administered Kashmir who crossed over to this part of Kashmir in 2013. Dujana had married a Kashmiri girl recently. Dujana was a popular name in south Kashmir and youths had been zealously identifying themselves with him and even his photos went viral. [Full Article...]

Sofia is Candidate to Host the European Medicines Agency

Sofia is Candidate to Host the European Medicines Agency London is host to the European Banking Agency as well as the EMA , but the rest of the EU can not agree which country should get the agencies after Brexit . The choice will also have to take into account the so-called geographical spread - an effort to have agencies in as many member states as possible. [Full Article...]

Bid to prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq rejected by High Court

Bid to prosecute Tony Blair over Iraq rejected by High Court The judges cited a 2006 Supreme Court case which had ruled that there were no provisions for a " crime of aggression " charge under English law. Blair should not face prosecution for his role in the 2003 Iraq war, the lord chief justice, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd , and another senior judge, Mr. [Full Article...]

MI man awarded Medal of Honor

MI man awarded Medal of Honor McCloughan left the Army in 1970 and spent the next several decades teaching psychology and sociology and coaching football, baseball and wrestling at South Haven High School. McCloughan (pronounced Mc-Lew-En) was a private first class. Fragments from a rocket-propelled grenade had hit his head and body. "Then-Private First Class James McCloughan is an American hero - there is no doubt about tha... [Full Article...]

Opposition tears into govt for lynchings in the name of cow protection

Opposition tears into govt for lynchings in the name of cow protection The Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) on Tuesday said that the Congress merely wants to level allegations on the saffron party, in reference to Congress leader Mallikarjuna Kharge ccusing the government of "indirectly encouraging groups like the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bajrang Dal as well as Gau Rakshaks ". [Full Article...]

Voting underway in Venezuela to elect new Constituent Assembly

Voting underway in Venezuela to elect new Constituent Assembly So far, at least 113 people have been killed and 2000 people have been wounded in constant street protests since April. "I'm here because my mother died of cancer, unable to get medicine, and I was in the street". In May, President Maduro likened the harassment of his country's government officials and their families living overseas to the treatment of Jews under the Nazis. [Full Article...]

Reince Priebus out as Trump's Chief of Staff

Reince Priebus out as Trump's Chief of Staff On Wednesday, Scaramucci went on an expletive-laden rant to a reporter in which he called Priebus a " paranoid schizophrenic, a paranoiac". Priebus and Spicer were supposed to serve as bridges to the Republican Party and the US Congress, for a president who came to town not just as a Washington outsider, but nominally at least, as a Republican candidate who railed against the GOP constantl... [Full Article...]

You're Fired! Reince Priebus is OUT! Gen. John Kelly is in

You're Fired! Reince Priebus is OUT! Gen. John Kelly is in He called Kelly "a true star" in a tweet announcing his appointment as chief of staff. Two senior White House officials said Priebus had resigned on Thursday, but another senior West Wing aide said he was ousted from the position. Later Trump praised his outgoing and incoming chiefs. Priebus says he intends to continue working at the White House for a couple of weeks to ease the transition... [Full Article...]

Gujarat political crisis: Congress MLAs shift to Bengaluru resort

Gujarat political crisis: Congress MLAs shift to Bengaluru resort Rupani said the condition of Congress party is getting worse and people of this country don't want to accept its rule. "When there was flood in Banaskantha, my MLAs were there with people but no BJP minister or leader were present ", Gohil said. [Full Article...]

Who Is President Trump's New White House Chief of Staff John Kelly?

Announcing the switch via Twitter, Trump called retired Marine Corps general Kelly a "great American". After wrongly asserting that someone "leaked" information about his finances, newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci is talking tough about cracking down on Trump administration leaks and threatening to get federal investigators involved. [Full Article...]

US Senate Approves Russia Sanctions, Sends Bill to Trump

But he's going to. The sanctions targeting Moscow are punishment for meddling in the 2016 presidential election and for its military aggression. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., spoke for a large swath of his caucus when he recently declared himself a "Russia hawk". [Full Article...]

Kentucky, Indiana state fairs ban deadly Fire Ball thrill ride

Kentucky, Indiana state fairs ban deadly Fire Ball thrill ride More than half of the fair's rides remained closed. "I don't want to speculate on what caused this, because we have to do the full and complete investigation", he said. A woman was also injured at the Louisiana State Fair in 2012 after she was thrown from a ride operated by Sky Attractions, a subsidiary of Crabtree. [Full Article...]

US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of new N. Korea sanctions

US Senate votes overwhelmingly in favor of new N. Korea sanctions The House easily backed the sanctions on Tuesday, and two days later, in the midst of health care, the Senate cleared the bill and sent it to the president. At the end of 2016, President Obama cited USA findings that Russian Federation had meddled with the recent presidential election when he expelled members of Russia's diplomatic corps and issued sanctions on Russia's mining and oil indust... [Full Article...]

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces killed two Hizbul terrorists in Pulwama

Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces killed two Hizbul terrorists in Pulwama In Samboora, forces resorted to aerial firing to disperse the protesters, according to local sources. Security personnel lobbed tear gas shells and fired a few shots in the air to restore law and order in the area, he said. An official said that mobile Internet services were suspended in Pulwama district to prevent the "spreading of rumours". After getting this news, Armed forces were informed... [Full Article...]

Pakistan dynastic tradition continues as Sharif names brother as possible successor

Pakistan dynastic tradition continues as Sharif names brother as possible successor Those companies, the documents showed, had been involved in the mortgage of four apartments in London's posh Park Lane neighbourhood. As for Shahbaz Sharif, younger brother of the former head of government, he shall for the moment only in the provincial parliament of Punjab (centre). [Full Article...]

Gunmen attack Kenyan Deputy President's residence

Gunmen attack Kenyan Deputy President's residence According to reporters on site, gunshots rented the air for the better part of Saturday (July 29) afternoon as police were reportedly battling the attackers. "The injured officer is undergoing treatment and is in a stable condition". None of the DP's family member was at the residence during the attack. The DP's home has since been cordoned off and Recce Squad officers have been deployed. [Full Article...]


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