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Tropical Storm Cindy strengthens in Gulf; warning area grows
- June 22, 2017

As of the late Monday update , Cindy was positioned about 230 miles south of Morgan City and heading northwest at 7 mph, a motion expected to continue through Wednesday , hurricane experts said. Energy Information Administration. The storm surge will be around 1-3 feet where Cindy intersects land, which is likely between Galveston, Texas and Port Arthur, Texas. (more...)
Russia claims it killed two more Islamic State commanders in Syria: Ifax Russia claims it killed two more Islamic State commanders in Syria: Ifax
- June 22, 2017

Russian Federation announced on Tuesday that they are unable to confirm the death of IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Born Ibrahim al-Samarrai, Baghdadi is a 46-year-old Iraqi who broke away from al Qaeda in 2013, two years after the capture and killing of the group's leader Osama bin Laden. (more...)
Woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because of her text messages Woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because of her text messages
- June 21, 2017

Prosecutors said Carter also told Mr Roy to " get back in " when he got out of his truck. When asked how she would describe what Carter did, Lynn was unable to find the words, saying, "I can not". The trial heard that Carter and Roy exchanged hundreds of text messages in which Carter urged him to follow through on his plan to kill himself, urged him to hide it from his parents, lie to his mother and select a secluded parking lot. (more...)
Yoga fans gear up for International Yoga Day in Egypt on Wednesday Yoga fans gear up for International Yoga Day in Egypt on Wednesday
- June 21, 2017

A month long TV campaign promoting Yoga is to be launched on Doordarshan network on 21st June.A campaign promoting Yoga is running on all social network channels of Ministry of Tourism from 15th May to 21st June. Ms. Bhushan said that about 2,500 guests, 100 community organizations, yoga and spiritual centers, business establishments, etc. will grace the occasion. (more...)
DNA shows early spread of cats in human world DNA shows early spread of cats in human world
- June 21, 2017

First discovered in cats living on the Asian side of Turkey, this was then traced to Bulgaria, some 6,000 years ago. The truth about cats and dogs is this: despite being the two species that humans are most likely to have as pets, Rex and Ruffles had very different paths from the wild to our couches. (more...)
BSEB Bihar Board 10th Result 2017 Likely to be Declared Today @ biharboard BSEB Bihar Board 10th Result 2017 Likely to be Declared Today @ biharboard
- June 21, 2017

This year, the BSEB took a number of initiatives to ensure the exams involving almost 17 lakh students are conducted in a fair manner, including bar coding of answer books and strict surveillance. On the page which gets open, the candidates should enter their roll number and click on "Submit" button. "Officials attributed this to the technical glitches in the online portal and delayed and poor results of the state boards of the country", T.K Das, Registrar of DU, said. (more...)
Russian Federation warns United States after downing of Syrian jet Russian Federation warns United States after downing of Syrian jet
- June 20, 2017

The Russian defense ministry says in a statement that, starting Monday, it will track all jets and drones of the USA -led coalition west of the Euphrates and treat them as targets. A statement from US Central Command said that the plane was shot down because it dropped bombs on US-backed rebels from the Syrian Democratic Front, near Tabqa in north Syria. (more...)
Tech CEOs to visit White House to talk modernizing government Tech CEOs to visit White House to talk modernizing government
- June 20, 2017

Executives include Alphabet's ( GOOGL ) Eric Schmidt , IBM ( IBM ) executives, and Amazon's ( AMZN ) Jeff Bezos . A source says Apple CEO Tim Cook , in particular, is planning to bring up immigration , encryption , veterans affairs and the continued importance of human rights . (more...)
Congressman, others wounded in shooting in Va.
- June 20, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) - Still in critical condition and undergoing repeated surgery, GOP House Whip Steve Scalise "will be in the hospital for some time", according to the facility where he is recovering from a gunshot. The hospital upgraded the third-ranking Republican leader from critical condition. While the congressman was awake on the baseball field, by the time he was transported to the hospital, he was in shock and immediately received units of transfused blood. (more...)
Ohio man charged in 2 killings is charged in 3 more slayings Ohio man charged in 2 killings is charged in 3 more slayings
- June 19, 2017

North Royalton police and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation are investigating. As reported by ABC News , Detective Dave Loeding confirmed Suzanne had visible stab wounds. When he noticed that the doorknob leading into their bedroom was broken, and the dog barking, he knew there was something wrong. Brinkman, 45, was charged with three counts of aggravated murder, three counts of kidnapping and one count of tampering with evidence in their deaths, North Royalton police said ... (more...)
USA shoots down Syrian fighter jet over Syria USA shoots down Syrian fighter jet over Syria
- June 19, 2017

The Pentagon said Sunday a Syrian SU-22 dropped bombs on coalition-partnered fighters near the town of Tabqah. The Pentagon said the shoot-down came hours after Syrian government-backed forces attacked USA -backed fighters, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, in the village of Ja'Din. (more...)
Srikanth in final, Prannoy's fight ends at Indonesia Open Srikanth in final, Prannoy's fight ends at Indonesia Open
- June 18, 2017

However an all Indian final did not happen as HS Prannoy's campaign ended at the hands of Japanese Kazumasa Sakai 21-17, 26-28, 18-21 in a 77-minute men's singles match. "All I did was trying to play more aggressive", Prannoy said. Sakai, who is ranked 20 places lower to Prannoy, came out strong in the final game and built a healthy lead. (more...)
Hosts Russia Ease Past New Zealand In Confed Cup Opener Hosts Russia Ease Past New Zealand In Confed Cup Opener
- June 18, 2017

Petersburg in 2007. Just months earlier they were bundled out of Euro 2016 in the group stage without winning a match. "We can take confidence that we played Mexico a year ago and did very well (a 2-1 loss), we know that team well and we have an extra day to recover than them". (more...)
Oil falls to $46, Nigerian cargoes face competition
- June 18, 2017

Traders said the slight increases were a result of the threat of a partial export halt in Libya . Motor fuel stockpiles expanded by 2.1 million barrels last week, the Energy Information Administration reported. Libya, exempt from the OPEC-led deal to cut supply, will boost output to 1 MMbpd by the end of July, according to the country's National Oil Co. Increased oil production in the United States is hampering efforts to balance out market supply and demand, OPEC said on Tuesday. (more...)
China will take the lead as Trump scores climate change own China will take the lead as Trump scores climate change own
- June 18, 2017

On Sunday's episode of "Last Week Tonight", host John Oliver delved into President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement. "I think they applauded because they knew it would put this country at a disadvantage". "This is a very clear message that the USA is no longer a partner for Pacific states but who do they look to?" He said MA will continue its commitment to exceed the emission reduction targets of the Paris compact. (more...)
Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony
- June 17, 2017

Alongside the Russian Federation investigation, he was heading a separate probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. "Here's what I worry about: that he'll just focus on his conversations with the president and not answer any other questions because of the investigation". (more...)
EC issues notification for President's election EC issues notification for President's election
- June 17, 2017

BJP sources said Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to complete the process of filing of nomination by the National Democratic Alliance candidate before he leaves for the U.S. The notification for the election was issued by the Election Commission (EC) today. Naidu reached out to BSP leader S C Mishra and NCP leader Praful Patel to seek their views on the Presidential candidate. (more...)
Ashok Gajapathi Raju Refuses to Help His Own Party MP Ashok Gajapathi Raju Refuses to Help His Own Party MP
- June 17, 2017

Joining the ban wagon, 6 other airlines chose to ban Mr. Reddy as well. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju , who was present in the VIP lounge when the MP created a ruckus, refused to be dragged into the controversy. While IndiGo had finally accommodated the TDP leader, later it made a decision to ban him from taking its flights. "Safety and security of passengers, crew and the aircraft are the top priority and it can not be compromised", it added. (more...)
Local, state officials recognize Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a forum Local, state officials recognize Elder Abuse Awareness Day with a forum
- June 16, 2017

While this year's theme focuses specifically on financial abuse , the sad reality is that the elderly face a broad array of exploitation that includes physical, medical, emotional, psychological and sexual abuse . "This all adds to the weight of our collective responsibility to act and to speak up for older persons when they are unable or unwilling to speak for themselves". (more...)
Donald Trump says James Comey lying, willing to testify under oath Donald Trump says James Comey lying, willing to testify under oath
- June 15, 2017

During more than two hours of testimony, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee he believed Trump had directed him to drop an FBI probe into the Republican president's former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the broader Russian Federation investigation . (more...)