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India PM Modi Resets Relationship With Israel

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In a clear repudiation of the Indian practice of keeping Palestinian leaders prominently in the loop, Mr. Modi made a point of not visiting the Occupied Territories. On Thursday , Prime Minister Modi along with his Israeli counterpart, will visit Haifa cemetery, the cemetery of the fallen Indian soldiers in the first world war and place wreath on the grave areas. Read More »

Musk Powers up South Australia with World's Largest Battery

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Tesla will build the battery, which will store energy generated at Neoen's 99-turbine wind farm at Hornsdale, near Jamestown in the Mid north. CEO Musk has promised to deliver the battery within 100 days or it's free. Australia is famous for the Big Banana, the Big Pineapple and the Big Prawn, and now another "world's biggest" is coming Down Under. Tesla on its website says it will provide enough power for more than 30,000 homes . Read More »

CBI books Lalu, others in IRCTC irregularities case

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The plots of land were gifted to deputy chief minister Tejaswhi Prasad Yadav, health minister Tej Pratap Yadav, former chief minister Rabri Devi, her daughter Hema Yadav and her another daughter and Rajya Sabha member Misa Bharti, Modi told a press conference here. Read More »

Wichita part of tipping test drive for Uber

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The function is already available stateside in most cities where Uber operates. The move reverses the ride-hailing company's long-held stance against letting users tip their drivers through the app. "Some changes will be big, some will be small - all will be the changes you've asked for", the email read. Do you want to tip the driver? This update is the first of many to come, according to the company. Read More »

Female Uber driver accuses US Senator of sexual harassment

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Bryce Marlatt proposed a constitutional amendment that would allow the state to tap some of the fund to pay for a teacher pay raise, but House Speaker Jeff Hickman was hesitant to endorse that idea Wednesday. The woman, who reportedly drives for the ride-sharing service Uber, flagged down police on June 28 at an Oklahoma City gas station to report that a male passenger had grabbed her and kissed on the neck two days earlier while she was driving him to a hotel, according to the police report. Read More »

SoundCloud Cuts 40% of Staff, Will Shutter London and San Francisco Offices

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SoundCloud has announced that it will be laying off 40% of its staff and closing its offices in San Francisco and London, while its main offices in Berlin and NY will remain open. The workforce purge comes as SoundCloud's COO Marc Strigel, finance director Markus Harder and CCO Stephen Bryan all left the company in recent months. Read More »

Lil Wayne Drops 4 New Songs Amid Ongoing Cash Money Drama

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When Lil Wayne said, "I'm fighting for my independence today" on his Instagram post , he actually was alluding to his slow production of Tha Carter V because of the prolonged legal uproar with Cash Money Records . The lawsuit claims Universal advanced Cash Money $100 million, and Wayne never received his fair share of the advance. Back in May, Lil Wayne featured on David Guetta's Light My Body Up with Nicki Minaj . Read More »

In Mexico : Five inmates killed in prison brawl

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Robert Alvarez Heredia, the Guerrero state security spokesman, said in a statement that security forces later regained control and slowly began searching for the dead. Acapulco is the largest city in the south-western state of Guerrero - a major centre of illicit opium production. In June, Mexico's governmental rights agency issued a report that said numerous country's prisons are unsafe, overcrowded and understaffed. Read More »

Vice President Pence To Visit Kennedy Space Center

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He mentioned that the United States "will return to the Moon andput American boots on the face of Mars". Pence said the new National Space Council is the third interation of the Council. The Orion spacecraft developed for the Constellation program was retained and NASA eventually won approval to design the heavy lift SLS booster. Space Florida oversees management and operation of key elements of Florida's existing space transportation capability including the Shuttle Landing Facility ... Read More »

2 arrested during protest at Sen

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Pima County Sheriff's Department spokesman Deputy Cody Gress said two men were arrested for trespassing at Flake's Tucson office. Phoenix police told TIME the protesters were not arrested, just cited and released. A spokeswoman for Flake said the Republican senator is spending the week with family following his father's funeral and that he wrote a note the protesters. Read More »

"'Oh, my God! The monkeys are attacking!" Florida family flees primate onslaught

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Ramsey and her family came across the troop of monkeys at the Sea Hunt exhibit. Anyone who sees a rhesus macaque monkey is asked to call the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-3922. Attacks by these animals can also be very serious. Visitor Mike Davis, though, argued for the monkeys, saying people should just let them be. If you spot a monkey in the wild you should never look directly into their eyes or smile with your teeth showing - the ... Read More »

14 killed in Mexico gunfight

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But, he said, it was possible the death toll could rise. The two groups have been identified as members of the La Linea gang and a faction of the Sinaloa cartel, according to the AP. Last Friday, 17 people died in a shootout with police in the neighboring state of Sinaloa. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto came to office in 2012 vowing to end years of drug violence, and although the murder rate fell initially, it has been rising steadily and is on track to hit its highest level since ... Read More »

United States rebukes Turkey for detaining human rights activists

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Turkey has cracked down on the press, human rights activists, and government opponents since last year's failed coup. The whereabouts of those held were unknown. Two foreign trainers, a German and a Swedish national, were also detained. The detentions came less than a month after a court ordered the arrest of the chairman of Amnesty's Turkey branch, Taner Kilic , on the same charge in a crackdown following an attempted military coup in July 2016. Read More »

Martyrdom Day of Burhan Wani on 8th

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With the City Council withdrawing its permission for the rally on Saturday, it will be illegal for the gathering to go ahead on July 8. "Primary concern for security agencies will be to ensure that there is no breach of peace anywhere", he told reporters. Read More »

Illinois State Capitol on lockdown after white powder found

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A few minutes before 1:30 p.m., two security guards walked a woman with her arms handcuffed behind her back through a hallway in back of the House chamber. Rauner says the 32 percent income tax increase "a 2-by-4 smacked across the foreheads of the people of IL". The plan also would have the state pay down about half of the almost $15 billion pile of unpaid bills through a combination of borrowing and using cash from other state accounts. Read More »

United Kingdom police says other people potentially involved in Manchester arena attack

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Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson, head of the North West Counter Terrorism Unit (NWCTU), said officers were "engaged" with the authorities in war-torn Libya where Hashem Abedi is now being held. He said further arrests may follow. His father was involved in an Islamist insurgent movement against former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. It has also been revealed that Abedi spent hours "milling around" the centre of Manchester before he carried out the tragic attack. Read More »

Family, friends to mark year since Philando Castile shooting

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Jeronimo Yanez , who pled not guilty in February, stopped Castile in July 2016 for purportedly having a broken tail light, and also allegedly matching the description of a wanted suspect. The fund will be run through the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board . Clarence Castile, the uncle of Philando Castile , was also appointed to the Governor's Council on Law Enforcement and Community Relations, which according to thegovernor's office, seeks to improve the the relationship between ... Read More »

Schneiderman among 30 AGs urging ban on "spoof" robocalls

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Beshear joined attorneys general from MA and NY in early June to urge the FCC to crack down on the national onslaught of robocall messages and oppose ringless robocalls. They're asking the Federal Communications Commission to put an end to "spoofing" which is when robocallers disguise their numbers so you think a legitimate business is calling. Read More »

Trump aides want Kremlin critic in Putin meeting

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Asked about interference in the 2016 election , Trump declined to give a yes-or-no answer on whether he thought other countries were involved, reports the New York Times . "I believe that this is a good opportunity for the American president and the Russian president to clear the air on a lot of issues", said Wayne Madsen, an author and columnist specializing in intelligence and worldwide affairs. Read More »

Activist Mommy Rallies Prayers For Baby Charlie Gard

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Courts have decided in favor of the hospital. His story has gone global after his parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard, from west London , were blocked from taking him to the USA for experimental treatment to improve brain function. "But I also know that no doctor ever wants to be placed in the awful position where they have to make such heartbreaking decisions", she said. The Vatican said that the Pope was following the case "with affection and sadness" and "expresses his closeness to ... Read More »

Eaton man wanted in killing arrested in NYC, police say

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In a call to 911 around 9 p.m. Tuesday night, the girlfriend of Alexander Bonds described him as "acting in a manic, depressed state - paranoid", The New York Times reported . Officer Familia had 3 children. Its lights remained flashing. "She'd give you the shirt off her back", said Tom Ritter, a plumber who lived downstairs from Familia. Read More »

SA negligent in failing to arrest Al-Bashir - ICC

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By not arresting him‚ when he attended an African Union (AU) Summit in SA in June 2015, SA failed in its duty to comply with the court's request for his surrender. The ICC on Thursday rejected South Africa's claim that, under the agreement it had entered into with the AU as the host of the summit, Al-Bashir had immunity from prosecution as a sitting head of state. Read More »

The Nation's Top Executive Government Ethics Official Has Resigned

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In departing ahead of schedule, Mr. Shaub has handed Mr. Trump an opportunity to begin putting his mark on the agency overseeing the federal government's vast ethics program, including that of the White House. But he was not fired, even as he continued to spar with Mr. Trump's aides over a range of ethical concerns, including the ethics office's authority to exercise oversight of the White House. Read More »

Polish leader says other nations envy Trump visit to Warsaw

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Poland received its first USA delivery last month, a one-time deal that it hopes to make permanent. He is also expected to promote United States gas as an alternative to Russian energy. "There is a lot of this what I would call ideological affinities between the Law and Justice party in Poland and Mr. Trump, not only in terms of ideology and political world view but also some of the methods of doing politics are strikingly similar to my mind", said Jacek Kucharczyk, president of the ... Read More »

'Morning Joe' Viewership Ratings Skyrocket After Trump Tweets

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In fact, 65 percent of voters think Trump's Twitter attacks on Brzezinski were "unacceptable", according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll . Now there's more fuel for that fire, as Friday's Morning Joe ratings were 66 percent higher than average, with the show nabbing about 408,000 viewers in the adults 25-54 demographic (a 73 percent jump). Read More »

Mom Movie Review & Rating - The Strength of a Mother

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Ravi Udyawar , who is making his debut with Sridevis Mom , says the veteran actress elder daughter Jhanvi suggested Pakistani actor Adnan Siddiquis name for the role of a father in the film. That's a curious claim, but not entirely unfounded. Devki thinks Arya as her daughter, but Arya can not accept Devki as her mother. Talking about Adnan Siddiqui, from what I have seen of him in Pakistani shows, he is one of the most successful actors, known and loved for his versatility. Read More »

The Sons Of Anarchy Spinoff's Pilot Is Being Reshot, Key Roles Recast

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Recasting is now underway, with the production slated to begin in late summer. It seems like Kurt Sutter's follow up to the FX hit drama " Sons of Anarchy " is in a little bit of trouble right out of the gate. According to Deadline , the pilot, co-written by Sutter, needs to have some footage reshot to accommodate new casting. The original show underwent the same process, creator Kurt Sutter said on Twitter . Read More »

Wimbledon: Johanna Konta wins epic battle against Donna Vekic

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The "Centre Court two" were part of eight withdrawals across men's and women's singles in the first round. Andy Murray made light work of crowd-pleaser Dustin Brown to cap a brilliant day for British players at Wimbledon . An ace down the middle confirmed Vekic's hold and she sprinted to a 0-30 on the world number seven's serve and eventually a break point, a pressure point if there ever was one. Read More »

States Are Suing Betsy DeVos Over For-Profit College Rules

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Subsequently, the Attorney General's Office worked with the Department of Education as the primary negotiator representing the interests of state attorneys general to enact new regulations and improve the loan forgiveness process for students defrauded by their schools. Read More »