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3 of 'Grand Theft Auto' gang killed in Russia courthouse shootout 3 of 'Grand Theft Auto' gang killed in Russia courthouse shootout
- August 03, 2017

Three members of a gang accused of highway killings in the Russian capital were killed in a Moscow court after a shoot-out. It acquired the nickname from the violent similarities of its crimes to the Grand Theft Auto video game. They began to evacuate us. On my way from the fourth to the third floor I saw a woman sitting on a bench. "Later somebody said that an armed guard had been wounded", she said. (more...)
At least 20 killed in blast at Afghanistan mosque At least 20 killed in blast at Afghanistan mosque
- August 02, 2017

Local officials say that the death toll is expected to rise. He reported seeing a body torn to pieces at the entrance, possibly that of the attacker, while others were lying in pools of blood inside, some still crying and moving. Herat , close to the border with Iran, is considered one of Afghanistan's more peaceful cities. The incident comes just a week after a massive blast rocked the Afghan capital, Kabul . (more...)
Speculation over Amit Shah's role in Rajya Sabha Speculation over Amit Shah's role in Rajya Sabha
- July 31, 2017

BJP president Amit Shah will be in Uttar Pradesh on a three-day visit from tomorrow to hold a series of meetings with local leaders and state government ministers, as part of his nationwide tour to strengthen the party. Out of the 9 retiring members, four are from the Trinamool Congress, two from the Congress, two from the BJP and one from the CPI-M. As many as 9 Rajya Sabha members will see their term ending in August. (more...)
Reince Priebus out as Trump's Chief of Staff Reince Priebus out as Trump's Chief of Staff
- July 31, 2017

The former White House chief of staff insisted in a Friday night interview that his ouster by President Donald Trump "is actually a good thing". Kelly is now the secretary of Homeland Security. In truth, Mr Trump had always been suspicious and disappointed with Mr Priebus, and there had been speculation about him being ousted nearly since he took the job earlier this year - having moved over from the Republican National Committee where he was chairman. (more...)
Reince Priebus, shortest-serving chief of staff in White House history Reince Priebus, shortest-serving chief of staff in White House history
- July 30, 2017

It was the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as White House communications director, however, that broke the camel's back. Scaramucci subsequently deleted that original tweet and wrote another one that featured a screengrab of a news story with the headline, "Scaramucci appears to want Priebus investigated by FBI". (more...)
Priebus says Trump sought a different direction Priebus says Trump sought a different direction
- July 30, 2017

Priebus says he supports the president and that he's "doing great" personally. Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer also departed earlier this week. Those orders have been stripped down by courts pending a Supreme Court review this fall. Before taking over as secretary of homeland security, Kelly served in the top slot of the U.S. (more...)
Iran Says US Navy Vessel Fired Warning Shots Iran Says US Navy Vessel Fired Warning Shots
- July 30, 2017

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday that the US Navy had approached their patrol vessels in the Gulf and fired warning shots in what it called a provocative move. Earlier this week, the USS Thunderbolt patrol ship fired several warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps ship in the Gulf. But serious differences remain over Iran's ballistic missile programme and conflicts in Syria and Iraq. (more...)
Iran launches satellite-capable rocket into space Iran launches satellite-capable rocket into space
- July 29, 2017

The advances necessary to launch a rocket into space could aid Iran's missile program technology, as well, Voice of America reported . A satellite launch was reported in 2015, using a different class of rocket than the one mentioned in Thursday's claim. (more...)
Russia: EU says U.S. move could harm bloc's energy security
- July 27, 2017

The Commission's statement came while leaders of both parties of the United States Congress agreed on a law allowing fresh sanctions to punish Russian Federation for alleged election meddling. Should the United States president sign it into law, it would be possible to remove the sanctions only by adopting another piece of legislation. Congress needs to closely review any action Trump takes with regard to Russian Federation, a hostile nation to which Trump is strangely very friendly. (more...)
US Navy Fires Warning Shots Toward Iranian Ship During 'Tense Encounter' US Navy Fires Warning Shots Toward Iranian Ship During 'Tense Encounter'
- July 26, 2017

The USS Thunderbolt fired shots from.50-caliber machine gun, according to Fox News . The incident came as several Navy ships in the area were conducting routine patrol operations. forces in the Gulf: Ten U.S. sailors were detained by the Iranian military in January 2016. The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps is a paramilitary force that answers directly to the Islamic republic's supreme leader. (more...)
OPEC & non-OPEC producers agree to curb oil output OPEC & non-OPEC producers agree to curb oil output
- July 25, 2017

Ministers discussed their previous agreement to cut production 1.8 million bpd from January 2017 through March 2018. Prices fell below below $50 (44 euros) per barrel recently due to higher production in the United States, which was not part of the deal - and also some countries' lack of discipline in enforcing cuts, for example Nigeria. (more...)
I killed my sister, but I don't care I killed my sister, but I don't care
- July 25, 2017

Obdulia Sanchez aimed the camera phone at her face as she rapped along to the song blaring over the radio and tried to control the vehicle she was driving on a road in California's Central Valley. Obdulia then repeatedly asks her sister to wake up and reiterates that she did not mean to kill her. "Wake up, baby". A passenger is seen outside the auto, apparently waving for help, while Obdulia Sanchez kneels beside her sister on the ground. (more...)
Bodies found in trailer in San Antonio Bodies found in trailer in San Antonio
- July 24, 2017

Eight others are hospitalised in less serious condition, he said . Police have the truck's driver in custody and authorities don't know how long the truck was parked in the lot. The police called the incident "a horrific human trafficking crime ". "This happens quite frequently". McManus said they are looking at a " human trafficking crime here this evening". (more...)
'We Don't Want You!:' Protesters Force Mayor Out Of Press Conference 'We Don't Want You!:' Protesters Force Mayor Out Of Press Conference
- July 24, 2017

In announcing her resignation, Harteau said she wanted to "let a fresh set of leadership eyes see what more can be done" to improve the police department. (Her maiden name was Ruszczyk, but she'd already taken the name of her fiancee, Don Damond .) Justine Damond's family in Australia is now demanding a federal investigation into the shooting. (more...)
Ole Miss loses commit following Hugh Freeze resignation Ole Miss loses commit following Hugh Freeze resignation
- July 23, 2017

Those rumors gained even more traction at the 2016 NFL Draft when a hacker on Tunsil's instagram account posted screenshots of texts from Tunsil asking for money for expenses from a representative of the school. 23 and started 6-0, and then lost six straight. The Rebels have yet to lose a recruit from their class of 2018 group, and their lone 4-star class of 2018 recruit, wide receiver Demarcus Gregory (Duncan, S.C.), told ESPN he's not holding any recruitment meetings at the moment. (more...)
Army thrashes cops, ransacks police station Army thrashes cops, ransacks police station
- July 23, 2017

Defence spokesman in Srinagar , Colonel Rajesh Kalia said a minor altercation took place last evening between some army personnel returning from Amarnath yatra in civil dress and JKP personnel at Gund. The soldiers allegedly thrashed the police check post at Sonamarg which had stopped them from going ahead. A senior police officer told Kashmir Reader that a group of 30 army men in civvies, whom police took to be yatris, first broke a police naka (checkpoint) at Sonamarg. (more...)
Iran summons Kuwaiti charge d'affaires over Iran summons Kuwaiti charge d'affaires over "spying" row
- July 22, 2017

Diplomatic sources told Anadolu Agency that Kuwait will reduce the number of Iranian diplomats in the country from the present 14 to nine. He declined to comment on whether the Iranian ambassador, Alireza Enayati, was among them. In a separate statement, acting Information Minister for Kuwait, Sheikh Mohammad al-Mubarak al-Sabah, stated that: "The government of the state of Kuwait made a decision to take actions in accordance with diplomatic norms and in abidance with the Vienna conventions ... (more...)
Panamagate: Pak Supreme Court concludes hearing against Nawaz Sharif Panamagate: Pak Supreme Court concludes hearing against Nawaz Sharif
- July 22, 2017

The three-member bench also heard the arguments of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar's counsel as well as the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor general today. Supreme Court may verify these documents from Dubai if they want to. However, the report is fueling intense pressure on Sharif from opposition parties to resign. (more...)
Rocky start to US-China talks pushes steel shares higher Rocky start to US-China talks pushes steel shares higher
- July 21, 2017

Schwarzman, who also is the chairman of Blackstone, a NY private equity firm, said the summit is to "figure out how we can give advice [to respective governments] that is practical - what solutions could be relatively easy". "The Trump administration became dissatisfied and lost a little bit of patience with China on some of these things". Possible tariffs on big foreign steel exporters, including China, could be potentially in the 20 per cent range, Axios, a USA news and information website ... (more...)
Turkish deputy PM condemns remarks by German FM Turkish deputy PM condemns remarks by German FM
- July 21, 2017

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday accused Germany of harboring terrorists , comments likely to ratchet up the disagreement between Berlin and Ankara after Turkey jailed some rights activists. The Foreign Ministry issued travel advice which, while short of a formal warning, stated that "people traveling for private or business reasons to Turkey are advised to exercise elevated caution" and to register with the German embassy or consulate even for short stays. (more...)