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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza

Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza At least four Palestinians have been wounded, one of them seriously, after Israel carried out air attacks on Hamas locations in Gaza. Army spokesperson also said that the F35 aircrafts were used for the first time in an attack on Gaza. A medical official at Shifa hospital in Gaza City were being treated for shrapnel wounds from the explosion. "He has a fractured skull and is unconscious in the I... [Full Article...]

Abducted British model was to be 'sold for sex in Middle East'

Abducted British model was to be 'sold for sex in Middle East' The arrest of a suspect in the alleged abduction and Ayling's account of a startling ordeal have garnered worldwide media attention since details about the case emerged over the weekend. Ayling is what in Britain is called a "glamour model", specializing in scantily clad or topless photo shoots. They took her to the British consulate. [Full Article...]

Vehicle slams into French troops in Paris suburb

Vehicle slams into French troops in Paris suburb Police say they are looking for a vehicle as a manhunt gets underway to find the suspect. The mayor of Paris has expressed her support for the six injured soldiers, wishing them a quick recovery. "They must've really planned this", he told reporters . French security forces have shot and arrested a man suspected of being behind an attack on soldiers in a Paris suburb on Wednesday, sec... [Full Article...]

Sarah Harding and Jemma Lucy clash in expletive-ridden row on CBB

Sarah Harding and Jemma Lucy clash in expletive-ridden row on CBB Sarah was prompted to reflect on her experience in the band after performing a rendition of the Girls Aloud hit The Promise in a CBB talent contest with X Factor finalist with Amelia Lily. Being around girls all the time, it's hard sometimes. See their row in full in tonight's (9 August) "Celebrity Big Brother ", at 9pm on Channel 5. [Full Article...]

Google Employee Fired for 10-Page Sexist Manifesto

Google Employee Fired for 10-Page Sexist Manifesto Damore said that he was exploring all possible legal remedies and that before being fired he had submitted a charge to the US National Labor Relations Board accusing Google upper management of trying to shame him into silence. Women made up 20 percent of employees in tech position - a 1 percent increase from the year before, according to Google . Uber Technologies CEO Travis Kalanick lo... [Full Article...]

Montreal Sets Up Temporary Shelters To Handle Influx Of Asylum Seekers

Montreal Sets Up Temporary Shelters To Handle Influx Of Asylum Seekers When the camp is completed, the soldiers will return to their home base, with the exception of a few who will remain on site to maintain the military's equipment, the statement said. President Donald Trump threatened to remove the temporary protected status granted to almost 60,000 Haitians living in the country, given in the aftermath of Haiti's 2010 quake. [Full Article...]

Horrified tourists watch woman drag daughter's body into woods

Horrified tourists watch woman drag daughter's body into woods They also found her 11-year-old daughter's body, police said . "I can't even wrap my head around what even would have made (my wife) snap", Donath Plummer said. Newsome has been charged with concealment of a dead body, according to authorities, and is being held in jail in West Virginia while an investigation continues into the girl's death. [Full Article...]

Trump warns NKorea of 'fire and fury'

Trump warns NKorea of 'fire and fury' The progress means North Korea is further along the path to having a deployable nuclear missile than has previously been acknowledged. Adam Shaw is a Breitbart News politics reporter based in NY. Earlier, Trump expressed pleasure with " Russia's and China's cooperation " with the United States against North Korea in adopting the UNSC resolution targeting key North Korean exports. [Full Article...]

DoD cracks down on use of drones over installations

DoD cracks down on use of drones over installations The Pentagon has sent new guidance to the armed services that lays out the military's authority to disable or shoot down any drone that violates airspace restrictions over a USA base and is deemed a security risk. Details of this policy are classified, but Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said that it broadly deals with "rules of engagement" for bases when faced with civilian or commerc... [Full Article...]

Apache Choppers Sidelined Once Again Following Deadly Crash in Israel

Apache Choppers Sidelined Once Again Following Deadly Crash in Israel Israeli media said the Apache helicopter suffered a technical malfunction late Monday and crashed near the base's landing pad. Regarding the rumors, the IDF made an official statement that they were baseless and unfounded. The two pilots reported the problem nine minutes before attempting to land at the IAF base in Mitzpeh Ramon following a training exercise. Meanwhile, Defense Minister Avigdo... [Full Article...]

USDA Emails Suggested Employees Not To Use 'Climate Change,' But 'Weather Extremes'

USDA Emails Suggested Employees Not To Use 'Climate Change,' But 'Weather Extremes' Likewise, the preferred phrasing for " climate change adaption" is now " resilience to weather extremes ". She also wrote that she thought references to economic growth, new business opportunities, and agro-tourism were positive developments that staff should appreciate or at least tolerate. [Full Article...]

Gujarat MLAs return from Karnataka

Gujarat MLAs return from Karnataka And there are three seats in Rajya Sabha on offer. The focus of the polls will be Gujarat where BJP looks all set to send party president Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani to the Upper House. Soon as the flight touched down, all the Congress party men boarded two buses and were immediately rushed to Neejanand Resort in Gujarat's Anand district, 80 km away from Ahmedabad . [Full Article...]

Iranian Drone Comes Close to US Fighter Jet, Jet Takes Evasive Action

Iranian Drone Comes Close to US Fighter Jet, Jet Takes Evasive Action After Navy personnel used an emergency radio frequency to warn the Iranian drone operators to cease their activity, the unmanned aircraft eventually backed off. "The unsafe maneuver by the QOM-1 in the known vicinity of fixed-wing flight operations and at coincident altitude with operating aircraft created a collision hazard and is not in keeping with worldwide maritime customs and laws". [Full Article...]

Politicos on the move: Christy Clark resigns as leader of BC Liberals

Politicos on the move: Christy Clark resigns as leader of BC Liberals Liberal Party president Sharon White said in a statement that the party has 28 days to set a leadership vote. "I was a bit shocked, disappointed and dismayed, but that being said, Christy Clark is an incredible leader and what she really wants is what's best for British Columbians and our party". [Full Article...]

Kenya vote-rigging claims as polls close

Kenya vote-rigging claims as polls close He urged Kenyans to vote peacefully and go home to await the results. Kenya's opposition candidate Raila Odinga on Monday urged his supporters to turn out in large numbers for Tuesday's general elections, warning no voting should take place until the electronic system works perfectly. [Full Article...]

Cause Released on Fatal Ohio Fair Incident

Cause Released on Fatal Ohio Fair Incident FOX8 Cleveland reports that four others remain hospitalized, including Jerrell's girlfriend, Keziah Lewis, 18. "Commissioner Berry, as we've said before, if a ride has passed inspection by our inspectors in our department, she would feel comfortable putting her grandchildren on that ride", said Jason Tyson, a spokesman for the Labor Department. [Full Article...]

China urges North Korea to stop missile tests

China urges North Korea to stop missile tests On Sunday South Korea's foreign minister joined her counterparts from the US and Japan for a meeting in the Philippines in which Tillerson touted efforts to persuade nations to stop using North Korean labor. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho made similar comments during an annual regional security conference in Manila on Monday. "The sanctions will have an economic impact but litt... [Full Article...]

US military plane debris found; search on for missing

US military plane debris found; search on for missing Cross, 26, was a native of ME who commissioned as a Marine aviator in 2013 after graduating from Virginia Military Institute, his older brother Ryan Cross told the Portland Press Herald in Maine. -Australian joint military exercise that ended in late July. Australian troops are among USA -led coalition forces fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq. [Full Article...]

Missouri Police Officer Shot And Killed During Traffic Stop

Missouri Police Officer Shot And Killed During Traffic Stop They are advising the public to avoid contact with McCarthy as he is considered armed and unsafe. The Missouri Highway Patrol is looking for Ian McCarthy , 39, who they say is the registered owner of the auto involved in the stop. Sgt. Bill Lowe of the Missouri Highway Patrol told Fox News that McCarthy then fled on foot. Authorities believe he is on foot and still in the Clinton area, 75 miles... [Full Article...]

Ravindra Jadeja's suspension a good thing for India and Kuldeep Yadav

Ravindra Jadeja's suspension a good thing for India and Kuldeep Yadav Sri Lanka will take a modicum of confidence into that series from a second innings resurgence that was built around the 191-run stand between Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis , who fell for 110 on Saturday. At the end of the second day's play, India rammed home the advantage having snaffled two early wickets to reduce the hosts to 50 for two at stumps. [Full Article...]


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