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Second shocking shark abuse video being investigated in Florida Second shocking shark abuse video being investigated in Florida
- August 01, 2017

FWC spokesman Rob Klepper says the agency has received numerous photos and videos this week of alleged wildlife abuse, including a video of men pouring beer into a hammerhead shark's mouth and gills. "I'm not a fan of killing them because they have no edible value except Mako and from an ecological value they are very important to our reefs". Another video has surfaced of a shark being abused. (more...)
Samus Returns features locked behind amiibo — Several Metroid Samus Returns features locked behind amiibo — Several Metroid
- August 01, 2017

While amiibo fans everywhere will probably not be affected by this decision, non-collectors are feeling burned as seen in the comments in a NeoGAF thread on the subject. Series Samus and Zero Suit Samus Amiibo both unlock content. Samus unlocks a missile tank immediately and an exclusive concept art gallery on game completion. (more...)
Key trial of last year's coup attempt begins in Ankara Key trial of last year's coup attempt begins in Ankara
- August 01, 2017

Of this number, 831 were suspected of being linked to Fethullah Gulen - who Erdogan claims orchestrated the coup against him. Defendants will appear in a purpose-built courtroom outside the capital Ankara , facing charges from attempting to assassinate the president to murder. (more...)
Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter: DG Vanzara, MN Dinesh acquitted by CBI court Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter: DG Vanzara, MN Dinesh acquitted by CBI court
- August 01, 2017

Vanzara, now retired, was the head of Gujarat ATS when the incident took place in November, 2005. A CBI court in Mumbai had earlier discharged IPS officer Rajkumar Pandian from the case. The CBI had opposed the discharge plea of Singh and Charan, both sub-inspector rank officials, on the ground that they were among the main accused and were the men who actually fired the shots at Sheikh. (more...)
2-Year-Old Girl Abducted By Mother's Boyfriend 2-Year-Old Girl Abducted By Mother's Boyfriend
- August 01, 2017

Police said Grady Lamar Barrett, 42, took Sondra after he went into the house armed with a weapon. They say Barrett forcefully took her from a relative's house in Detroit in the middle of the night. Barrett is described as 6 feet, 278 pounds with a bald head, thick beard and mustache. The trailer also has a sign on the side: G&G Landscaping, Snow Removal and Grass Cutting. (more...)
United States detects 'unprecedented' submarine activity in North Korean waters United States detects 'unprecedented' submarine activity in North Korean waters
- August 01, 2017

The ejection test apparently examines the missile's "cold launch system", which, according to CNN , uses steam at a high pressure to propel the missile from the launch area before the engine is turned on, thus protecting the submarine. We are gonna be able to handle them . North Korea's submarine fleet is believed to encompass about 70 subs, though the majority are quite old and likely can not fire missiles. (more...)
Tough challenges await new Pakistani prime minister: U.S. media Tough challenges await new Pakistani prime minister: U.S. media
- August 01, 2017

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been made to resign after the Supreme Court found him guilty in the money-laundering, wealth-concealment cases and in using a string of off-shore companies linked to the Sharif family to buy a number of luxury properties in London. (more...)
Trump to approve new anti-Russian sanctions soon - Pence
- August 01, 2017

Pence's visit "is an important milestone in the bilateral relationship as we work to further strengthen security, economic, and trade cooperation", Kvirikashvili said Monday after the vice president's arrival. Moscow has repeatedly said that Russian Federation has never planned to attack any North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member. "And no threat looms larger today than the specter of aggression from your unpredictable neighbor to the east", Pence said. (more...)
Who is Abu Dujana, the top LeT commander, killed in Pulwama encounter Who is Abu Dujana, the top LeT commander, killed in Pulwama encounter
- August 01, 2017

Dujana, 27, and another militant were shot dead during an exchange of fire between a group of militants and security forces in Hakripora village of Pulwama. - The LeT militant carried a reward of Rs 10 lakh. The forces then set the house ablaze in a bid to flush the terrorists out, CNN-News18 reported. Dujana's name figured among top militants from the LeT, Jaish-e-Mohammed and the Hizbul Mujahideen on the "hit-list" of security forces. (more...)
Pilot makes emergency landing in Istanbul after hailstones shatter windscreen Pilot makes emergency landing in Istanbul after hailstones shatter windscreen
- August 01, 2017

The skilful pilot, Captain Alexander Akopov , managed to save the lives of 121 passengers and six crew members after his plane went right into the middle of a hailstorm over Istanbul . hail the size of a chicken egg", alongside photos of the A320's damaged nose. Was it okay? The passengers are alive. "Our locator did not show this weather disaster, this is why it happened", he added. (more...)
Pakistan elects Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister Pakistan elects Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as interim prime minister
- August 01, 2017

If elected, the alumnus will serve as a transition between Sharif and his brother, Shahbaz, who is expected to win a by-election and take over as prime minister within the next 50 days, according to USA Today. He remained the federal minister for production in the cabinet of the then prime minister Mohammad Khan Junejo till his death in the Ojhri camp accident in 1987. (more...)
Lowcounty law enforcement to celebrate National Night Out Lowcounty law enforcement to celebrate National Night Out
- August 01, 2017

The West Richland event is at 5 p.m.at Flat Top Park, 4705 W. Van Giesen Street. In Hancock County, law enforcement agencies are joining in and planning their own version of National Night Out, a free outreach event between police departments and the community. (more...)
World's Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge Is Both Awesome And Terrifying World's Longest Pedestrian Suspension Bridge Is Both Awesome And Terrifying
- August 01, 2017

Sitting at 85m above the valley floor at its highest point, the bridge links two sections of the Europaweg two-day hiking trail between Grächen and Zermatt. The suspension bridge hangs 85 metres above the Grabengufer ravine, which sits at the foot of one of the the highest mountains in Switzerland, the Dom (4545 metres). (more...)
McConnell halts recess in face of Trump Twitter storm on Obamacare McConnell halts recess in face of Trump Twitter storm on Obamacare
- August 01, 2017

She tells "Fox News Sunday" that Trump will make a decision soon on whether to end the insurance payments. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said he'll move on to other legislative business. Maggie Hassan said in a statement. Without the payments, analysts have said, more insurers might drop out of the system, limiting options for consumers and clearing the way for the insurers who stay to charge more for coverage. (more...)
Ohio State Fair rides reopen Ohio State Fair rides reopen
- August 01, 2017

Before any ride is used in a fair , they undergo thorough checking and inspection to determine how safe they are for the visitors to ride . Some families at K-Days, who already knew about a fatality on a ride at a US fair , expressed concerns when told about Alberta's inspection process by CBC News. (more...)
Venezuela opposition leaders taken from their homes, say families Venezuela opposition leaders taken from their homes, say families
- August 01, 2017

The leaders of the Maduro opposition, Antonio Ledezma and Leopoldo Lopez, were taken away from their homes by the Venezuelan intelligence service, Sebin in scenes eerily reminiscent of the Soviet Union. The two men's removal from their homes come after a controversial election Sunday establishing a new legislative body made up entirely of Maduro supporters. (more...)
Australia foils plot to bring down plane - PM
- August 01, 2017

The Australian federal police commissioner, Andrew Colvin , revealed that the police had been tipped off by partner agencies, and further said that "We believe it's Islamic-inspired terrorism". Heavily armed police carried out raids at several properties, in the inner-city suburb of Surry Hills, and the southwest suburbs of Lakemba, Wiley Park and Punchbowl. (more...)
US THAAD missile hits test target US THAAD missile hits test target
- August 01, 2017

Haley's Sunday tweet took China , Japan and South Korea to task as the US seeks worldwide support in stifling North Korea . Analysts say flight data from the North's second test , conducted on Friday night, showed that a broader part of the mainland USA, including Los Angeles and Chicago, is now in range of Pyongyang's weapons . (more...)
Trump's new plan could force Congress to pass a health care bill
- August 01, 2017

Obamacare was programmed to collapse so that the Democrats under a President Hillary Clinton ( Trump upset this plans) could push through single payer total government takeover of healthcare. "Three Republicans and 48 Democrats let the American people down". CNN breaks down the reaction of several major Senators to McCain's vote. "They're not going to repeal and replace Obamacare", said John Boehner, the previous Speaker of the House. (more...)
Analyst Activity - Whitman Howard Reiterates Buy on Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMT) Analyst Activity - Whitman Howard Reiterates Buy on Imperial Brands PLC (LON:IMT)
- August 01, 2017

Cape had its "Outperform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital Markets. The stock has "Hold" rating by Canaccord Genuity on Thursday, November 24. The 14-day ADX for Workspace Group PLC (WKP.L) is now sitting at 26.77. Creative Planning holds 0% or 2,000 shares. Cornerstone Management Ltd Com holds 33,100 shares. (more...)
British Gas to hike electricity prices by 12.5% from September British Gas to hike electricity prices by 12.5% from September
- August 01, 2017

Underlying operating profits from its United Kingdom home energy supply arm tumbled 26 per cent to £381 million as the group said it was also hit by warmer than normal temperatures and the pre-payment tariff cap. But Iain Conn, chief executive of Centrica, told the programme that while the commodity price of electricity had come down it was facing "significant cost pressure" on transmission, distribution and costs associated with Government policy. (more...)
England's Ali picks his moment for first hat-trick England's Ali picks his moment for first hat-trick
- August 01, 2017

This was in fact the third instance in the South Africa innings where a bowler was on a hat-trick with Stokes picking up two wickets in the final session on the fourth day and debutant Toby Roeland-Jones also nearing a hat-trick in the first session of the fifth day. (more...)
How Trump could still cause Obamacare to collapse How Trump could still cause Obamacare to collapse
- August 01, 2017

The funds offset costs for insurers in exchange for them offering more affordable healthcare coverage to low-income Americans. Early Friday morning, with a deciding vote cast by John McCain (R-AZ), the so-called "Skinny Repeal" bill , put forward by the GOP to repeal Obamacare , failed to pass the Senate . (more...)
Suffolk woman, two children reported missing in Loudoun County Suffolk woman, two children reported missing in Loudoun County
- August 01, 2017

Ashe, of Suffolk, Virginia, was last seen leaving a family home in Ashburn last Friday with her 5-year-old son, Cameron Martin, and her 9-year-old cousin, Jalen Sills-Russell. "It's just the days have gone by and it is four days now and I just can't see her being away that long", Sabrina Jewell, the missing woman's mother, said. (more...)
Street to be renamed after fallen Southport police officer Aaron Allan Street to be renamed after fallen Southport police officer Aaron Allan
- August 01, 2017

Wagner claims Brown was both a shy and timid man and not the kind of person anyone would think would ever be linked to a violent crime of any kind. "He wasn't there to arrest you", Vaughn said. It nearly hit our auto if we didn't back up, ' Julian Dewbrew told WTHR . Police returning fire struck one of the individuals in the overturned auto, although it isn't clear if that was Brown or the other man in the vehicle. (more...)

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