• End of Stephen Moore's admirable reign as Wallabies captain feels perfectly timed
End of Stephen Moore's admirable reign as Wallabies captain feels perfectly timed

Stephen Moore has announced he'll quit global rugby at the end of the year and has already handed the Wallabies captaincy over to Michael Hooper . Falling far short of the 60-cap threshold that would allow him to play for the Wallabies while overseas under the "Giteau Rule", McMahon would have to signal his intention to return to Australia to...

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  • No entry to holy site before inspection: Al Aqsa official
No entry to holy site before inspection: Al Aqsa official

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to King Abdullah II of Jordan on phone on Monday night in an effort to defuse a diplomatic row in the aftermath of Sunday's attack on the Israeli embassy in Amman. Israel installed the metal detectors following a July 14 attack at the site which left two Israeli policemen dead. Israel made a ...

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  • Furious Jordan lawmakers protest release of Israeli Embassy guard
Furious Jordan lawmakers protest release of Israeli Embassy guard

This was one of many slogans chanted on Tuesday by thousands of Jordanians who attended the funeral ceremony for 16-year-old Mohammad Jawawdah, one of two Jordanians killed by an Israeli embassy guard on Sunday. "You acted well, calmly, and we also had an obligation to get you out". "The State of Israel's longstanding cooperation with the Hashe...

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  • Justin Bieber accidentally strikes photographer with his pickup, police say
Justin Bieber accidentally strikes photographer with his pickup, police say

People have been sharing photographs of the emergency response to the scene of the accident. Bieber was reportedly driving a Ram pickup truck when a crowd swarmed his vehicle as he was leaving a Hillsong church event. Witnesses soon posted footage of the incident to Instagram where the large black SUV is seen knocking into the side of the ...

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  • Amazon on a hiring spree in the Midwest
Amazon on a hiring spree in the Midwest

The company plans to make thousands of on-the-spot job offers, saying it has more than 50,000 jobs available, including hundreds in Tennessee. "These are great opportunities with runway for advancement", said John Olsen, vice president of Amazon's Worldwide Operations Human Resources, in a written statement.

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  • Woman killed aboard cruise ship off Southeast Alaska
Woman killed aboard cruise ship off Southeast Alaska

We are sad to report that a 39-year-old female passenger from Utah, United States has died after a domestic dispute aboard Emerald Princess which is operated by Princess Cruises . One passenger had been detained by the crew, the cruise line said, adding that it has the authority to detain anyone who commits a crime. The FBI is involved because the...

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  • Amid Doval's visit, anti-war sentimentsin China also taking root
Amid Doval's visit, anti-war sentimentsin China also taking root

Xi's pet Eurasian connectivity project. But the focus will be on whether Doval's separate meetings with Chinese officials, including state councilor Yang Jiechi , will be able to resolve - or at least begin to ease - the Donglang (Doklam) standoff, which is now into its second month.

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  • Trump unhappy with Sessions but will not fire him
Trump unhappy with Sessions but will not fire him

King said that Trump could have approached the situation differently, although in the Republican presidential primaries " he seemed to be able to throw those insults out... He told the Wall Street Journal this week: "When they say he endorsed me, I went to Alabama". Corker, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee , spoke Wednesday ...

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  • Know all about the Kalam memorial in Rameswaram
Know all about the Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

Built by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), where former President APJ Abdul Kalam spent many years of his life developing missiles, the memorial drew architectural inspiration from different national landmarks such as Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate.

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  • United States slaps sanctions on 13 current, former top Venezuela officials
United States slaps sanctions on 13 current, former top Venezuela officials

Meanwhile, on Tuesday, opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez called on Venezuelans to intensify the street protests that have been raging for the last four months. The hardening political struggle has deepened fears that months of street violence could worsen. Thousands more loaded with heavy bags crossed the border into Colombia .

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  • President Trump Tweets About Not Wanting Transgenders to Serve in the Military
President Trump Tweets About Not Wanting Transgenders to Serve in the Military

Both of Ohio's USA senators expressed surprise at President Trump's announcement today that he will bar transgender people from serving in the military. The topic had many people speaking up on both sides. He said he made the decision after consulting with US Generals and "military experts". There is no firm figure on how many transge...

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  • Escapee apprehended on New York's Rikers Island, authorities say
Escapee apprehended on New York's Rikers Island, authorities say

A lawsuit filed by lawyers for inmates who were beaten by jail guards and joined by federal prosecutors who investigated brutality against 16- to 18-year-old inmates resulted in 2015 in a consent decree mandating the city implement a series of wide-ranging reforms.

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  • Israel to shut down Al-Jazeera's Jerusalem office
Israel to shut down Al-Jazeera's Jerusalem office

But on top of the outbreak of violence mainly in the Jerusalem area, a Palestinian move on Friday by President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend official contacts and worldwide criticism put pressure on Israel . "Yes, it could change again". The security cabintet "accepted the recommendation of all of the security bodies to incorporate security mea...

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  • CM Yogi Adityanath launches UP-RERA website
CM Yogi Adityanath launches UP-RERA website

Unless they do so, the promoters will not be able to sell, advertise or getting bookings for their projects. The developers on their part now need to support the initiative by complying with the rules and registering their projects on the website.

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  • Plane crashes into highway, killing 4 in US
Plane crashes into highway, killing 4 in US

Another witness, Randy Paulson, spoke with CBS affiliate KUTV , saying that the plane was traveling south "trying to gain altitude". Officials at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) launched an investigation into the crash. Pictures posted on Twitter showed that the plane missed passing cars on the freeway, and nearby drivers pulled over imm...

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  • A good chance of rain and storms moving into Siouxland
A good chance of rain and storms moving into Siouxland

This weekend will feature mostly sunny skies with high temperatures in the upper 70s to lower 80s. We'll have a small break later in the morning with temperatures rising into the upper 80s by the afternoon. This less humid air will mean low temperatures falling into the lower 70s Sunday night with a slightly noticeable drop in the humidity throu...

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  • Police raid wrong home, kill man inside
Police raid wrong home, kill man inside

Lopez's wife told WREG that her husband opened the door when a dog began barking at police cars outside. He said Lopez heard the knock, and went to answer the door with his dog, when "chaos breaks out". "It was absolutely just a bad, tragic mistake", Memphis attorney Murray Wells, who is representing Lopez's wife, told HuffPost on Wednesday. ...

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  • Get on with bipartisan effort to revamp U.S. health care | Letters
Get on with bipartisan effort to revamp U.S. health care | Letters

Two Republicans voted against the measure. He is effectively ignoring the successes of the ACA: lower uninsured rates, drastically decreasing medical bankruptcies, and the expansion of Medicaid in IN via HIP 2.0, all while downplaying the negative consequences of repeal.

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  • McCain, battling cancer, returns to Senate for critical health care vote
McCain, battling cancer, returns to Senate for critical health care vote

Republican leaders openly discussed the possibility of McCain's return with reporters on Monday during an evening vote. John McCain is no hero, he did a heroic thing 40 years ago in Vietnam, which is worth noting, but his political career, capped off by this cowardly healthcare vote is a testament to how one tough act can cover up decades of ...

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  • Senate Judiciary Committee withdraws subpoena for Manafort
Senate Judiciary Committee withdraws subpoena for Manafort

Notably, both will be held behind closed doors. _Contributed by AP writer Chad Day. The White House continues to downplay the investigation and new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said on CNN's "State of the Union" that Trump remains less than convinced by the intelligence reports .

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  • Outstanding Analyst Ratings For Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)
Outstanding Analyst Ratings For Cineworld Group (LON:CINE)

It closed at $17.4 lastly. (NASDAQ:TSBK) has risen 56.96% since July 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Oxford Asset Management stated it has 0.11% of its portfolio in Trex Company Inc (NYSE:TREX). It has a 16.42 P/E ratio. The Company's segments include Connect News & Media: News Distribution (Smiths News); Con...

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  • Heat stress expected to continue through Friday
Heat stress expected to continue through Friday

There's a slight chance of rain early Wednesday morning and then thunderstorms and rain are possible after 10 a.m., according to the National Weather Service in Boulder. It will be partly sunny with a high of around 85 degrees. The Bermuda Weather Service has issued a Thunderstorm Advisory valid through Thursday , and their forecast for Thurs...

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  • Wisconsin Company Offers to Microchip Employees Raising Privacy Concerns
Wisconsin Company Offers to Microchip Employees Raising Privacy Concerns

This implanted microchip-based identity system is already being used in some companies in Europe. Tech company, Three Square Market , wants their staff to get a chip implanted under their skin which will allow them to make purchases in the canteen, access the building, use the photocopier and turn on their computer.

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  • Mumbai building collapse: 12 dead, Shiv Sena leader Sunil Shitap detained
Mumbai building collapse: 12 dead, Shiv Sena leader Sunil Shitap detained

At least five people have been killed and more than 30 are feared trapped after the four-storey residential building collapsed in Mumbai's Ghatkpopar on Tuesday. "He was trying to convert it into a guesthouse", Binita Ramchandani, a resident of the building told Hindustan Times . Interestingly, the mayor of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation...

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  • Trump appoints Gov. Brownback as religious freedom ambassador
Trump appoints Gov. Brownback as religious freedom ambassador

Sam Brownback to serve as ambassador-at-large for worldwide religious freedom. Brownback must be confirmed by the Senate to take over the position. "If there are tough issues , he needs to bring the attention to the secretary of state, or the president, he will do that".

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  • International Champions Cup: Neymar strikes, FC Barcelona edge past Manchester United FC
International Champions Cup: Neymar strikes, FC Barcelona edge past Manchester United FC

After a disjointed first half performance, Mourinho believed that United improved in the second period, reserving praise for Phil Jones and Eric Bailly's efforts. United made eight changes to the team that beat Real Madrid on penalties last time out, though they were virtually at full strength with David de Gea , Paul Pogba , Romelu Lukaku ,...

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  • America's warrior-senator McCain returns to Senate - for now
America's warrior-senator McCain returns to Senate - for now

McCain spoke on the floor following the vote, saying said that though he voted to proceed to debate, he would not vote on the bill as it is today, calling it "a shell of a bill". But the USA political tones shifted, culminating with the verbal jabs of one Donald Trump, who beat all expectations and became president. He put loyalty to his party, to ...

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  • Netanyahu wants to expel Al-Jazeera for inciting violence
Netanyahu wants to expel Al-Jazeera for inciting violence

Netanyahu's comments mark "yet another episode of the ongoing vicious attack" against Al Jazeera , the statement read, referring to calls by a Saudi-led group boycotting Qatar to close the network. Those were imposed by Israel at the Temple Mount in response to the killing of two policemen outside the compound by Arab Israelis last week. A surv...

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  • 'The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army' are fighting homophobic Islamic State
'The Queer Insurrection and Liberation Army' are fighting homophobic Islamic State

The brigade is a branch of volunteer organization The International Revolutionary People's Guerrilla Forces ( IRPGF ). We in the SDF , while stressing our deep respect for human rights and public freedoms, deny the formation of such a unit within our forces, and we consider this news to be false.

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  • Kushner interviewed by House intelligence panel
Kushner interviewed by House intelligence panel

Senate . Long-delayed legislation to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation hit another snag on Monday when the influential Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said the announcement of a deal to move the bill forward was premature.

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  • Nigerian state governors to visit ailing president in London
Nigerian state governors to visit ailing president in London

Six governors departed Nigeria on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, to see the President in London. The governors who visited the president are Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara), Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo), Dave Umahi (Ebonyi), Samuel Ortom (Benue), Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa Ibom) and Kashim Shettima (Borno).

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  • Muslim worshippers stay away from Temple Mount despite removal of metal detectors
Muslim worshippers stay away from Temple Mount despite removal of metal detectors

It is Islam's third-holiest site after Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia. Later three Israeli civilians were stabbed to death at a Jewish settlement near Ramallah, in the West Bank, by a Palestinian attacker who entered a home. The prayers usually ended up with confrontations with Israeli police and three young Palestinians were killed by police...

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  • Vikings signing Everson Griffen to extension
Vikings signing Everson Griffen to extension

All of that has finally changed, as the Vikings and Griffen agreed on a large, well-deserved contract extension that will seemingly keep him in Minnesota for the remainder of his career. He has appeared in all 47 of the Vikings' games in that span, as well. Fan From Hopkins Davey Johnson says, "I love how the fans can actually interact with the...

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  • Some Lawmakers Skipping Special Session
Some Lawmakers Skipping Special Session

Rauner has imposed a deadline of July 31 to implement education funding reform, as schools across IL will be looking for the first general state aid payment by August 10. Joined by CPS parents, the lawmakers cleaned and painted the school's classrooms in protest of what they called a "sham" and "political stunt" by the governor.

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  • Dancing With the Stars Reportedly Wants Sean Spicer
Dancing With the Stars Reportedly Wants Sean Spicer

The news comes just days after Spicer announced he would step down from his position as press secretary. The weirdest offer, though, apparently came from the reality show masterminds at ABC , who are rumored to be attempting to lure ol' Spicey in to appear on Dancing With The Stars .

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