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The Voice US season 13 advisors revealed: Joe Jonas, Kelly Rowland & more! The Voice US season 13 advisors revealed: Joe Jonas, Kelly Rowland & more!
- August 09, 2017

It's an all-around family affair for Miley Cyrus as she selected her father and country music star, Billy Ray Cyrus , to join as her adviser on this season of NBC's The Voice . Asked why he chose the former Disney star, Adam joked that it was all about appearance. "He's a attractive man", Adam joked to Entertainment Tonight in a video explaining why he selected him. (more...)
Russian court halts journalist's deportation to Uzbekistan Russian court halts journalist's deportation to Uzbekistan
- August 09, 2017

Radio Free Europe reported the Moscow City Court ruled Russian authorities can not deport Nurmatov until the European Court of Human Rights issues its ruling. In the meantime, Nurmatov will be held in Moscow's Sakharovo special detention center for foreign citizens, RBC reports. He has also applied for asylum in Russian Federation but was repeatedly rejected and repeatedly appealed, according to Novaya Gazeta . (more...)
PM Abbasi hints at scrapping Article 62(1)(f) with help of political parties
- August 09, 2017

In interview reported by Radio Pakistan, Prime Minister Abbasi said he supports having a dialogue with both India or Afghanistan on the basis of parity. The Prime Minister reiterated Pakistan's resolve to extend moral, political and diplomatic support to the "just" struggle of Kashmiri people for their right of self-determination. (more...)
Five dead as 7-magnitude natural disaster rocks China's Sichuan province Five dead as 7-magnitude natural disaster rocks China's Sichuan province
- August 09, 2017

The jolted region, Jiuzhaigou county , includes one of the country's most famous national parks, a UNESCO World Heritage Site famed for lakes in shades of otherworldly turquoise blue. According to sources, so far there are no casualties but several incidents of property damage has been reported. The death toll in Tuesday's quake that struck the Sichuan province in southwestern China has risen to nine, while 135 people were injured, the Sina news portal reported. (more...)
North Korea threatens strike on Guam
- August 09, 2017

Trump ratcheted up the rhetoric against North Korea on Tuesday, saying Pyongyang should not make any more threats against the United States in a meeting with reporters at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. USA intelligence officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, also said there is no certainty about the number of nuclear warheads North Korea has assembled, with estimates ranging from 20 to as many as 60 and most experts leaning toward the lower end of that range. (more...)
Confident England looking to cap golden summer of women's sport Confident England looking to cap golden summer of women's sport
- August 09, 2017

England, who travel as the only professional side of the 12 entrants - albeit only until the end of the tournament - are fancied to defend their crown on 26 August in Belfast's Kingspan Stadium and it is unlikely that the organisers will be complaining if they meet New Zealand in the final. (more...)
MSP urges anxious pupils to make use of exam helpline MSP urges anxious pupils to make use of exam helpline
- August 09, 2017

Royal Mail will deliver around 136,500 certificates to pupils across Scotland who have taken SQA exams, including Highers and Nationals. It comes after a rise from 3,680 pupils in 2016 to 4,150 this year, bagging uni places from the bottom fifth of zones in the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation. (more...)
ACLU sues Maine's governor for deleting Facebook comments and blocking users ACLU sues Maine's governor for deleting Facebook comments and blocking users
- August 09, 2017

The governor's office did not respond to a letter sent by the ACLU asking them to respond within two weeks. The civil liberties organization recently filed similar lawsuits against Republican Kentucky Gov. "I am a constituent, and was commenting as a constituent, not as a member of any group", Leuthy said. The ACLU is acting on behalf of two ME women whose comments were deleted from the page and subsequently blocked from commenting further. (more...)
Americans are losing trust in Trump's White House Americans are losing trust in Trump's White House
- August 09, 2017

I have, between Facebook and Twitter, I have nearly 25 million people. Blunt words coming from a caucus that for years boasted to voters and donors how much more it could accomplish if only the GOP held the White House. So in that way, all presidential vacations are working vacations. Tim Scott replied: "We work for the American people". A CNN poll released Tuesday showed Trump's approval rating had dropped to 38 percent, the lowest number for any president after 200 days in office. (more...)
Faf and the Proteas 'like what they hear' about Ottis Gibson
- August 09, 2017

Du Plessis said the five-man selection panel - that includes two former Proteas coaches in Gary Kirsten and Eric Simons - did consult with him about who he felt should be the South African coach. The hosts' 177-run victory in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Monday saw England secure a 3-1 triumph in Joe Root's first series as skipper. (more...)
Newspaper: Pressure builds against Macron's First Lady plans Newspaper: Pressure builds against Macron's First Lady plans
- August 09, 2017

France now doesn't have an official first lady and during his election campaign, Macron said he would create the position for his wife and pledged it would not be paid for with public funds, but the petition claims it will cost the French taxpayer money. (more...)
Trump Exchanged Private Messages With Special Counsel Mueller Trump Exchanged Private Messages With Special Counsel Mueller
- August 09, 2017

Trump has called Mueller's probe a "witch hunt" and has suggested that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director is in danger of crossing a "red line" with his ever-expanding inquiry. "That's never been on the table, never, " Dowd said of the possibility Trump might try to remove the special counsel. Mueller and Comey worked closely together when they served as FBI Director and Deputy Attorney General, respectively, under President George W. (more...)
Supreme Court Rejects BJP Spokesperson Petition To Make Yoga Compulsory In Schools Supreme Court Rejects BJP Spokesperson Petition To Make Yoga Compulsory In Schools
- August 09, 2017

In the plea, the petitioners had argued that right to health can not be secured without providing "yoga and health education" to all children or framing a "national yoga policy" to promote and propagate it. On November 8, 2016, the Supreme court had asked the government to take a decision on the matter considering the plea as a representation. The plea had said, "State has an obligation to provide health facilities to all the citizens, especially to children and adolescents". (more...)
Guy tries to book 6 dates in one night, women get revenge Guy tries to book 6 dates in one night, women get revenge
- August 09, 2017

Instead of shedding tears for the cheating man, Lisette, kept her cool and chose to let girl number two, who she named "Katie", know about the situation when the lad left the table to take a phone call. so does pic show snakes or doughnuts? Not wanting to be rude and figuring that at least her friends were there, Lisette went. She then went on to reveal that the man had an explanation for his multitude of planned dates. (more...)
Mom abandoned son with special needs in New Jersey woods, police say Mom abandoned son with special needs in New Jersey woods, police say
- August 09, 2017

When a passing motorist spotted the boy and contacted military personnel, the child was taken to the visitors center to be fed and evaluated. He told the workers there that his mother had walked him into the woods with his luggage and left him there. (more...)
CONFIRMED: Kenneth Noye to be transferred to open prison CONFIRMED: Kenneth Noye to be transferred to open prison
- August 09, 2017

The Parole Board had previously recommended he be transferred back in 2015 but the suggestion was rejected by the former Justice Secretary Michael Gove. The murder of Stephen in May 1996 shocked the nation and sparked an worldwide manhunt after Noye went on the run. In 1983, Noye was involved with the prolific Brink's-Mat bullion robbery, in which armed men posing as security guards entered the Brinks-Mat security vault at Heathrow Airport. (more...)
Clean-up begins after cars torched in Belfast's nationalist areas Clean-up begins after cars torched in Belfast's nationalist areas
- August 09, 2017

The building area was torched after 10pm and youths attempted to hijack buses in the area. Nationalist youths torched the building in the Divis area of the city on Monday in disturbances linked to the bonfire dispute. Bonfires are lit in some republican areas of Northern Ireland on 9 August to mark the introduction of internment - detention without trial - in 1971. (more...)
Netanyahu says he has 'nothing to fear' amid corruption claims Netanyahu says he has 'nothing to fear' amid corruption claims
- August 09, 2017

I don't see us going to elections now". "As he has said repeatedly: 'there will be nothing, since there is nothing.' Part of the media and the opposition are doing everything they can to topple the right and topple Netanyahu". The prime minister has been accused by police of engaging in fraud, breach of trust, and bribery, but has denied those accusations. Adelson: A court ruled Monday that Netanyahu must turn over call logs between him and Adelson, who publishes the supportive Israel ... (more...)
Cheetos-Themed Pop-Up Restaurant to Open in NYC Cheetos-Themed Pop-Up Restaurant to Open in NYC
- August 09, 2017

And you can wash it down with a Flamin' Hot Cheetos Bloody Mary. For three days next week - August 15 through 17 - the Spotted Cheetah is taking over Distilled , a Tribeca bar honestly not that far from the Spotted Pig (coincidence?). 17, expect to order things like Cheetos tacos, grilled cheese, and even cookies - using all your favorite Cheetos flavors. Brands' Taco Bell launched Cheetos Quesadillas in the Philippines , and was said to be testing out Cheetos burritos previous year. (more...)
Woman mysteriously vanishes, vehicle and phone found miles away Woman mysteriously vanishes, vehicle and phone found miles away
- August 09, 2017

Deputies received numerous tips about Helenius' auto, a 2013 Volkswagen Bug, and it was found Monday on the 1100 block of Pacific Highway in Cottage Grove, about nine miles south of Creswell. A man driving through a Dairy Queen in Creswell, Oregon, on Saturday night, handed the employee Helenius' cellphone and drove off. Thompson says the conference ended at 10 p.m. (more...)
Two police officers sacked over faked Everest climb! Two police officers sacked over faked Everest climb!
- August 09, 2017

They recently claimed, in a press conference, that senior police officers were targeting them and their claims of scaling Mount Everest were true. Pune Police had suspended the couple previous year in November. In May 2016, constable Dinesh and his wife Tarkeshwari Rathod had claimed that they had scaled Mount Everest. Indian police have sacked a cop couple from the force for faking Mount Qomolangma (Mount Everest) climb a year ago. (more...)
Protest in Patna over Assault in Rahul Gandhi's Vehicle in Gujarat Protest in Patna over Assault in Rahul Gandhi's Vehicle in Gujarat
- August 09, 2017

Coutinho called the incident a cowardly act against the person who had gone to help people suffering due to flood. Youth Congress activists burning the effigy of PM Modi and Amit Shah at Kargil Chowk in Patna." Narendra Modi has murdered democracy in India where opposition leaders are beaten up and silenced in a political environment never seen before in the history of India". (more...)
BBCI: Afghan conflict: Hostages released after Taliban Sar-e Pul attack BBCI: Afghan conflict: Hostages released after Taliban Sar-e Pul attack
- August 09, 2017

Ten Taliban fighters were also killed, according to Zabi Amani, a spokesman for the provincial Governor. Villagers and local officials claimed that the Taliban joined forces with Islamic State fighters in order to seize Mirza Olang village, but they denied these accusations. (more...)
Trump tweets: Media 'reluctant to cover' Lynch, Clinton tarmac meeting Trump tweets: Media 'reluctant to cover' Lynch, Clinton tarmac meeting
- August 09, 2017

Also exposed in the new documents was that Lynch used the alias "Elizabeth Carlisle" for official emails at the Justice Department, including those related to the tarmac meeting. The initial response to reporters from the Justice Department press office was to simply send a transcript of Lynch's response to a question about the meeting, during an event she held in Phoenix. (more...)
Chloe Ayling's kidnapping was no hoax, lawyer Francesco Pesce says Chloe Ayling's kidnapping was no hoax, lawyer Francesco Pesce says
- August 09, 2017

He told Sky News: "What she told me and the police before me is that she was told by the captor that other people that were affiliated to this Black Death organisation were watching her, so even if she tried to run, to flee, she would have been killed". (more...)

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