• Enquiry into Para athlete's death forces organisers to defend safety record
Enquiry into Para athlete's death forces organisers to defend safety record

In a message shared on Twitter, he told his 2.94million followers: "Saddened to hear of the death of UAE Para athlete Abdullah Hayayei ". Police, London Ambulance Service and London's Air Ambulance were called shortly after 17:00hrs on Tuesday, 11 July, to reports of a seriously injured man at Newham Leisure Centre in Prince Regent Lane, E13.

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  • Malala is beacon of light for Pakistani girls, says CM
Malala is beacon of light for Pakistani girls, says CM

In his message honouring the Pakistani nobel prize laureate, he said that his party wants women of Pakistan to come to the front lines in every field of life. "They haven't heard from him since", she said . Based out of Birmingham, she founded the "Malala Fund", which is a non-profit organisation that helps young girls go to school.

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  • Senate Republicans Set Sights on Revised Health Bill
Senate Republicans Set Sights on Revised Health Bill

That way, said Bill Hoagland, a former GOP congressional aide and health-care executive, Republicans could avoid the politics of reducing health-care benefits for the poor and middle class while cutting taxes for the rich. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is refusing to compromise with Democrats on healthcare, saying that it would betray conservative v...

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  • Ex-Brazilian President Lula da Silva convicted of corruption
Ex-Brazilian President Lula da Silva convicted of corruption

Lula, who was elected as Brazil's president twice, was sentenced to nine and a half years in jail, making him the highest-profile casualty of "Operação Lava Jato" ( Operation Car Wash ), a sweeping corruption investigation that has rattled Brazil.

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  • Trump says Ivanka holding G20 seat 'very standard'
Trump says Ivanka holding G20 seat 'very standard'

She then posed the question "were you giving our country away?" Trump has not repsonded to Chelsea Clinton's Tweet , but it's still only Monday. President Trump echoed Merkel's sentiments Monday morning, pointing to the German Chancellor's tweet as validation of the practice.

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  • Clay Aiken just revealed a secret about Donald Trump's 'The Apprentice'
Clay Aiken just revealed a secret about Donald Trump's 'The Apprentice'

Clay also admitted he sometimes wonders if Trump is now leading the country in much of the same way as he did on The Apprentice . "I feel like half the time his teleprompter has broken down as president and he doesn't know what's going on".

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  • San Antonio teen's death blamed on 'Blue Whale Challenge'
San Antonio teen's death blamed on 'Blue Whale Challenge'

Isaiah Gonzalez's family members believe his death was a direct result to of " The Blue Whale Challenge ". Mr Gonzales says he read a report about the challenge recently and asked his kids if they knew about it. According to the BBC , Philipp Budeikin , a 21-year-old now in a pre-trial prison in St. Petersburg, pleaded guilty this year to i...

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  • US Democrats pushing Russian Federation and Iran sanctions bill
US Democrats pushing Russian Federation and Iran sanctions bill

His tweet on Tuesday came after Trump shared a report from "Fox & Friends" that said the White House "calls out Senate Democrats for obstructing nominees". The legislation cleared the Senate two weeks ago with 98 votes, an overwhelming margin that suggested the bill would speed quickly through the House and to Trump's desk.

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  • State Capitol lockdown lifted after troopers search for possible active shooter
State Capitol lockdown lifted after troopers search for possible active shooter

The Washington State Patrol shut down the entire campus after police activity at the Natural Resources Building . The Washington State Patrol lifted the lockdown around 10:30 a.m. Officers who searched the campus in Olympia did not find any signs of gunshots nor anything else suspicious, Washington State Patrol spokesman Kyle Moore told reporters.

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  • Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT) Receives Neutral Rating from Longbow Research
Fitbit, Inc. (NYSE:FIT) Receives Neutral Rating from Longbow Research

Stifel Nicolaus reissued a "hold" rating and set a $6.00 target price (down previously from $7.00) on shares of Fitbit in a research note on Friday, June 23rd. Fitbit Inc . on 3/30/2017 reported its EPS as $0.12 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.11. According to Thomson Reuters, sell-side analysts are forecasting a harmony t...

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  • Video shows skateboarder collide with SFPD officer near Dolores Park
Video shows skateboarder collide with SFPD officer near Dolores Park

A large group was said to be at the park, taunting police. The trouble flared around 7 p.m., when first one, then two skateboarders wiped out so badly during the downhill street-riding competition on Dolores Street that ambulances were called to take the victims to a hospital.

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  • Severe weather possible this week
Severe weather possible this week

Tornado warnings have also expired for Marshall, Pennington, Polk, Becker, Clay, Mahnomen and Red Lake counties. A Flood Watch is in effect for Ottawa and Allegan County until this afternoon with two inches of rain per hour in the strongest storms.

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  • Great White Incident Closes Santa Cruz Waters Until Saturday
Great White Incident Closes Santa Cruz Waters Until Saturday

The kayaker, Steve Lawson, felt something nudge his kayak at 11 a.m. Tuesday. When the shark chomped on his boat, the kayaker was tossed into the water. The scare prompted Santa Cruz firefighters to order surfers out of the Lane around 1:00 PM - the period when the lineup emptied - as a jet ski and harbor boat made a clean sweep to look for the sha...

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  • Trump Defends Ivanka Holding Seat at G-20 Meetings
Trump Defends Ivanka Holding Seat at G-20 Meetings

It's not clear exactly why Trump left the meeting, nor how long he was away. When Clinton says that neither of her parents would think to even ask her to take their place on the world stage, she's right. But Merkel told reporters that delegations decide for themselves who sits at the table when their president isn't there, and she sai...

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  • Modi's policies create space for terrorists in J&K: Rahul after Amarnath attack
Modi's policies create space for terrorists in J&K: Rahul after Amarnath attack

The BJP rules Jammu and Kashmir in partnership with Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's Peoples Democratic Party or the PDP. Terrorists on Monday night killed seven pilgrims, including six women, and injured 19 others as they struck at a bus in Kashmir's Anantnag district, in the worst attack on the annual pilgrimage since the year 2000.

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  • Virginia man pleads guilty to shooting, running over bald eagle
Virginia man pleads guilty to shooting, running over bald eagle

Fish and Wildlife Service. According to the statement of facts filed with the plea agreement, Allen H. Thacker shot the eagle "because he was upset it had been hunting and taking fish from a pond located on his property", a Department of Justice news release stated.

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  • Flash flood watch in effect
Flash flood watch in effect

Thunderstorms will be capable of producing torrential downpours resulting in rainfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour. Heavy afternoon storms moved over Central Alabama Tuesday afternoon and caused flash flooding across Central Alabama, including parts of Birmingham and Montgomery.Water rushed over roadways and even flooded the Alabama Statehouse.

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  • Cheese lovers rejoice: Queso could be coming to a Chipotle near you
Cheese lovers rejoice: Queso could be coming to a Chipotle near you

CEO Steve Ells sent a memo to employees saying queso has always been the most requested item that isn't on Chipotle's menu. But now they're changing their tune to give the customers what they have been asking for; all because they found a way to stick to their roots and make their queso "all-natural".

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  • Debt crisis : Etisalat begins exit from Nigeria
Debt crisis : Etisalat begins exit from Nigeria

The former Celtel executive said he has plans in place to rename the company if needed after UAE's Etisalat said it had terminated a management agreement and given its one-time Nigerian business time to phase out the brand. The implication of not changing the domain name could be grievous, which could include loss of revenue as long as the shut dow...

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  • Police seeking gunman in triple homicide near Birmingham
Police seeking gunman in triple homicide near Birmingham

They said the shooter was not in custody, and that police were actively searching the area. Investigators believe it's a domestic-related incident. Anyone who sees him are urged by authorities not to approach him as he is armed and unsafe.

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  • Landslides hit Arunachal village, 14 buried alive
Landslides hit Arunachal village, 14 buried alive

Recently an Indian Air Force Light Helicopter with 3 people went missing near Sagalee in Papum Pare and crashed due to bad weather. He put the district administration on alert and ordered urgent rescue operation to evacuate probable survivors trapped under debris and damaged houses.

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  • Cuomo's approval ratings get torched by 'Summer of Hell'
Cuomo's approval ratings get torched by 'Summer of Hell'

And many New Yorkers are sharply critical of his performance when it comes to mass-transit issues, the poll shows. NYC voters give him a 52% approval rating, but it's down from 60% in March. Cuomo were to run and win the Democratic nomination. Long Island Rail Road riders are enduring a reduced number of peak-ho-r trains to Penn this summer as Am...

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  • Brokers Change Their Target Price On Cenovus Energy Inc (NYSE:CVE)
Brokers Change Their Target Price On Cenovus Energy Inc (NYSE:CVE)

Vanguard Group Inc. owned approximately 2.53% of Cenovus Energy worth $238,282,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. The stock's market capitalization is 5.95B. The stock is trading at $7.14 barely below the 50 day moving average of $8.48 and which is m...

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  • Andy Serkis read Donald Trump's tweets as Gollum
Andy Serkis read Donald Trump's tweets as Gollum

His visit to " The Late Show with Stephen Colbert " last night was no different except that, it being 2017, the host asked Serkis if he could recreate Trump's "maniacal, power-hungry ranting" as his most famous character. "I would love it if I could hear either Smeagol or Gollum read these tweets by Donald Trump ". "No one knows!" Colbert re...

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  • EU's Brexit Negotiator Lays Out Tough Conditions For UK
EU's Brexit Negotiator Lays Out Tough Conditions For UK

Speaking after briefing European Commissioners in Brussels, Mr Barnier insisted the United Kingdom must honour its monetary commitments to EU programmes. He said Britain's strategy was "not to pay more than we need to" and it would not accept any claim without going through it line by line. "Of course, I will only negotiate with the United King...

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  • South African Jazz legend Ray Phiri has passed away
South African Jazz legend Ray Phiri has passed away

Family spokesperson Paul Nkanyane confirmed Phiri's death to TshisaLIVE and said that singer and guitar player passed at around 3:30 a.m., surrounded by family and friends. In November 2003 Phiri survived a tragic auto accident that claimed the life of his wife, Daphney. Phiri also made several successful albums with his band Stimela .

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  • Situation in Kashmir has attracted attention of global community: China
Situation in Kashmir has attracted attention of global community: China

Replying to a question about current border standoff between China and India in Sikkim, he asked the Indian side to withdraw its troops from the Chinese territory and properly settle this dispute at the earliest. "It is a long border; as you know, no part of the border has been agreed upon on the ground", Dr. Jaishankar said, adding that, "It is li...

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  • Analysts Review on: Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS)
Analysts Review on: Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (DKS)

The RSI operates in a range-bound area with values between 0 and 100. About 130,651 shares traded. MEDNAX Inc (NYSE:MD) has declined 18.20% since July 10, 2016 and is downtrending. The MF Rank of Dick's Sporting Goods , Inc. Blackrock Institutional Tru Na accumulated 0% or 1.31 million shares. Bogle Invest Mngmt Lp De owns 420,126 shares for 0.5% ...

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  • Key lawmaker says Brazilian president should be put on trial
Key lawmaker says Brazilian president should be put on trial

The Brazilian Senate has approved a bill aimed at labor market reforms amid a political crisis that has jeopardized President Temer's rule. Temer took power past year after his predecessor, Dilma Rousseff , was impeached and removed as president.

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  • Turkish police kill five ISIS militants during operation in Konya
Turkish police kill five ISIS militants during operation in Konya

The Konya governor's office said police carried out the raid on the house after a routine security check on residents of homes on a route frequently used by military units revealed that it was being rented by a militant wanted by police. A woman mourns during a memorial ceremony at Ataturk International Airport in the Turkish city of Istanbul on Ju...

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  • Spanish king and queen kick off 3-day visit to Britain
Spanish king and queen kick off 3-day visit to Britain

During the visit the King and Queen enjoy a lunch at Buckingham Palace, afternoon tea at Clarence House and a State Banquet at the Palace with senior members of the Royal family. The 49-year-old, who is a towering 6ft 5in tall, came to the throne three years ago when his father Juan Carlos, now 79, abdicated after 40 years as king following ill hea...

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  • Gay former cavalry officer John Walker wins equal pension rights for husband
Gay former cavalry officer John Walker wins equal pension rights for husband

Innospec refused to give in, insisting that because Mr Walker, who worked for the company for 20 years, had paid into his pension scheme prior to his retirement in 2003, and the equalities law did not count as it had not yet taken effect.

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  • Consumer inflation at record low of 1.54 pc in June
Consumer inflation at record low of 1.54 pc in June

Economists polled by Reuters had predicted consumer inflation to cool to 1.70 per cent in June. However, some economists say that the RBI could still remain cautious, watching out for the impact of the goods and services tax (GST), which came into force on July 1, though food products were exempt from taxes under the new system.

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  • IndusInd Bank profit up 26 pc in first quarter
IndusInd Bank profit up 26 pc in first quarter

According to Romesh Sobti, managing director and chief executive officer, IndusInd Bank , the bank has an exposure of Rs 50 crore to three of the 12 big NPAs identified by RBI. One is we had raised Rs 1,000 crore on additional Tier-I. During the quarter, it had a Rs 122 crore write-back of provisions made for its exposure to Jaypee Cement in the...

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  • Confirmation hearing begins for Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation director nominee
Confirmation hearing begins for Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation director nominee

Wray previously served in several positions in the Justice Department during the George W. Bush administration, and was integral in the department's response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Wray entered the local limelight as GOP New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's personal counsel in the Bridgegate scandal. "Our highest priority was protecting Ame...

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