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Facebook takes on the USA government over gag order

Facebook, joined by other tech companies and privacy advocates, is challenging the government's attempt to prohibit the social media giant from telling account holders that prosecutors want their Facebook records. The underlying warrants are apparently calculated to invade the right of Facebook's users to speak and associate anonymously on a matter of public interest, and the First Amendment requires that the users be accorded notice and the opportunity to contest the warrants.

The Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

It has outperformed by 13.17% the S&P500. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The stock of Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) has "Add" rating given on Tuesday, February 23 by Peel Hunt. The Firm is engaged in house building within the United Kingdom.

Bear makes self at home, spends time in kitchen

Surveillance video shows the bear standing up on its two hind legs and opening the refrigerator door easily. When homeowner Chris Odubhraic woke up, he thought a burglar had been through the home. The bear is believed to be the same animal recorded in Colorado Springs last week when it followed a woman's auto into her garage and trapped her inside the vehicle for several minutes.

United Nations chief returns to Cyprus talks

Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders, whose latest round of talks opened in the Swiss Alpine resort of Crans-Montana a week ago, have asked Guterres to return to the table, United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. They propose instead an worldwide police force, backed by the U.N. Security Council, to keep the peace once the island is reunified. Negotiations have run into hurdles over the thorny issue of security guarantees and the withdrawal of Turkish troops from the north of the island.

China found remains of ancient giants

Even today, though, people from this area of the country pride themselves on their height: on average, people here about an inch taller than people in the rest of China , The Independent notes. The area is also believed to have been the political, cultural and economic centre of the Chinese region. However, archaeologists also found "obvious damage to the head and leg bones of some of the bodies and to pottery and jade articles in six large tombs".

18 horses killed in IL barn fire

The firefighting operation was a tender operation involving water shuttles and the Plainfield Fire Protection District was assisted by the following fire districts and fire departments: Troy, Channahon, Lockport, Naperville, Oswego, Lisbon-Seward, Minooka and Rockdale.

Moon Asks German Support on N. Korean Nuke Issue

South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) speaks while meeting with German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Berlin on July 5, 2017. This was Moon's second overseas trip since his inauguration on May 10. "China and Russian Federation must raise their awareness that the speed of the North's nuclear and missile development is fast". "I believe China especially holds the key, and I will discuss the issue in depth when I meet (Chinese President) Xi Jinping tomorrow", Moon added.

Analysts Expect United Parcel Service, Inc

Among 6 analysts covering Banco Bradesco SA ( NYSE:BBD ), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 3 Hold. The transportation business posted $1.32 EPS (EPS) for the period, reaching the Thomson Reuters' average forecast of $1.29 by $0.03. The shares were sold at an average price of $107.49, for a total transaction of $214,980.00. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

Truecaller for iOS updated with Flash Messaging, here is how it works

With a simple swipe and tap, Flash Messaging is a shorthand way for users to communicate via pre-defined messages, phrases and emojis. The new feature works cross-platform, so you'll be able to to use it on either Android or iOS devices. There are times when you want to answer a message from your friend as explanatory as possible, but you don't have the time for it. In your Truecaller contact list you will see a lightning bolt icon next to people using Truecaller.

China expected to protest against U.S. arms sale to Taiwan

Trump and Abe, in their call, reiterated their commitment to increase pressure on North Korea. The same day, the US Treasury Department imposed sanctions on a Chinese bank accused of laundering North Korean cash. The two leaders are set to meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit which will be held in the northern German city of Hamburg on Friday and Saturday of this week.

Kurt Sutter's 'Mayans MC' Pilot to Be Reshot, Key Roles Recast

The network will be recasting some key roles, although didn't offer any details on which ones. JD Pardo has been cast as the lead, with Edward James Olmos , Richard Cabral , John Ortiz, Antonio Jaramillo and Clayton Cardenas also starring in the pilot.

7 arrested in clash with Baton Rouge police during Alton Sterling march

However, the group did not have a permit and did not leave when told, police said. Video posted on Twitter by a reporter with The Advocate shows both officers and a protester holding tasers, with graphic language as the situation escalates and marchers get thrown to the ground.

Lil Wayne Drops 4 New Tracks, Including a "Magnolia" Freestyle

In between his bars about NOLA life and his Young Money gang, it's hard to ignore the constant love for Roc Nation. Most notable among these is a freestyle over Playboi Carti's hit " Magnolia ". In addition to that, Lil Wayne claims the label has witheld money he's owed from Drake and Nicki Minaj's earnings. As we all know, yesterday was July 4, and we Weezy used that fact to point out that he still finds himself in a sort of bondage-aka, he's still apparently unable to drop his eagerly ...

Katy Perry slammed over controversial koala advert in Australia

Meanwhile, the department store chain said they were aware of the complaints and would be taking action to remove the "material which references koalas". Moments later, gold confetti bursts from above and she returns her focus to her teacup poodle. Anyways, don't have your dog chase koalas. However, some fans did support the singer, claiming it had been blown out of proportion.

Steve Scalise readmitted to ICU in serious condition for infection concerns

Scalise was in serious condition Wednesday night. Scalise, the House majority whip, was one of five people shot when a gunman opened fire as the Republican team practiced in Alexandria, Virginia. The statement said the hospital will provide another update on Thursday. The gunman, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson, was shot multiple times and later died.

Deadly Floods Spawned by Typhoon-hit Japan

The agency earlier Wednesday warned residents in Shimane that they were at risk of "severe disasters that happen only once in several decades" and urged people to evacuate to shelters or stay on the higher floors of their houses and buildings if evacuation was not an option.

United Nations calls on Gov. McAuliffe to halt William Morva's execution

Jeaneen Sutphin tells The Roanoke Times that she feels sympathy for Morva's family, but wants justice for her son. "If this comes to pass. if I shed a tear tomorrow, it will be for William Morva's mother, for I know where she will be". There, he used a toilet paper holder to batter and overpower an officer and steal his gun, which he turned on unarmed hospital guard Derrick McFarland.

Massachusetts State Police seek man wanted in fatal Wendell shooting

Police say a warrant has been issued for 53-year-old Lewis Starkey III on murder and assault charges. Authorities have released the identity of the woman who died after being shot in Wendell on Tuesday. The worker was behind glass and suffered only minor injuries due to the broken glass. Starkey , who is considered armed and risky, is still at large and being sought by law enforcement.

US Ready to Discuss Syrian No-Fly Zones With Russia, Tillerson Says

Tillerson also said Russian Federation had an obligation to prevent the use of chemical weapons by the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The last two also wish to bolster their influence. Russian Federation is Assad's major ally and Moscow's military support has helped the Syrian government turn the tide in a multi-sided war against Islamic State and Syrian rebels.

Getty Realty Corporation (NYSE:GTY) Earning Very Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds

Lasalle Invest Mgmt Secs Ltd Liability Company has invested 2.58% of its portfolio in SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE:SLG). Agree Realty Corporation's dividend payout ratio is now 93.95%. This increase is typical for the uptrend and shows the considerable optimism among investors. The average daily volatility for the week was at 1.77%, which was 0.12 higher than that in the past month.

Kidnapping suspect denied bail

Marshals Service where he will remain until his trial. The suspect did not speak during the 20 minutes' hearing. The judge says he was a potential risk for the community. Christensen's attorney, Evan Bruno, said Christensen is only beginning what could be a lengthy legal process. Zhang has not been seen since, and authorities said on June 30 that she is presumed dead.

Meira Kumar stirs controversy over support in Meghalaya

On Wednesday, Meira Kumar met Congress MLAs and MPs of Meghalaya in Shillong and interacted with party legislators from Assam , Arunachal, Mizoram , Manipur and Sikkim in Guwahati. On her return to the state capital on Saturday, she will interact with the media at the state Congress HQ at Sadaqat Ashram. She held meetings with Congress, Trinamool Congress and Left MLAs.

Trump's Salary Donation Goes to Civil War Battlefield

The grant projects are located at 19 battlefields threatened with damage or destruction by urban and suburban development in Arkansas, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. "Working with the state and local communities, we must preserve these battlefields for future generations of Americans to remember and understand the impact of sacrifices of those who fought on these hallowed grounds".

Mosul children in desperate need of psychological support after years of conflict

Others spoke of losing family members to snipers, landmines or explosions as they fled. While psychological support for children and adults who have survived ISIL rule is critical to avert potential long-term health problems, Save the Children says there is not enough aid.

How to find lost pets after Fourth of July; one joyful reunion

Cumberland County :The Cumberland County Animal Control tells dog owners to go to www.PetHarbor.com for lost/found pet searches. "Any vet office, animal shelters, rescue groups, they have scanners now". They were able to get the dog on a leash, but it did not want to be approached. "It's what I think we're going to expect a lot of tonight and probably tomorrow", Officer Jones said.

Simone Veil to Be Buried in the Panthéon, Among France's Most Revered

She was best known in France for legalizing abortion when she was health minister in 1974 under then-President Valery Giscard d'Estaing. France paid homage on Wednesday to Simone Veil, who survived the Nazi death camps and went on to make her mark in the male-dominated world of French politics by championing the legalization of abortion as health minister in the 1970s.

Xi to Trump: China-US ties affected by some negative factors

China asked the U.S.to cancel the deal lest it would damage "China-US relations and cooperation in important fields", the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Friday. The latest move to anger China came on Sunday, when the USS Stethem destroyer sailed less than 12 nautical miles from tiny Triton Island in the Paracel Islands archipelago, which is claimed by China as well as Taiwan and Vietnam.

Coffin With Child's Organs Inside, But No Body, Found on Philadelphia Sidewalk

Clearfield Street came across an infant- or child-sized casket lying on the sidewalk just after 9 p.m. Chris James, who made the discovery on Monday night said: 'I was pretty shocked. Police plan to have cadaver dogs search Mt. Vernon and Laurel Hill cemeteries nearby for freshly dug up graves. Investigators have since expanded the search to other nearby cemeteries, Philadelphia Magazine reported .

Gov't troops retake Maute stronghold in Marawi

Fighters from Malaysian, Indonesia, Yemen and India were among the bodies recovered, said the joint task force, adding that it has not yet completed the identification process. With the recent development the total number of recovered firearms by the military from the Islamists rebels has already reached 410. A cadaver of a foreign-looking individual believed to be one of the fighters from Singapore was recovered by troops, the statement also said.

Shell model cutouts to be removed after 'obscene' images went viral

Images of a group of men kissing and making suggestive gestures with the life-sized cardboard cutouts of Shell station manager Nor Shafila Khairusalleh, 25, have angered many people who accused them of being obscene and sexist. "The standee (cut-out) will be removed from all our sites with immediate effect". Numerous pictures were plastered over Facebook , including one man who identified himself as Shahril Azmi Abdul Shukor or Abang Shahril seen "molesting" the advert.

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw beats Arizona Diamondbacks for 13th win

He credited the media for that. He's now 13-2 with a 2.19 ERA in 18 starts. Arizona trail Los Angeles by two-and-a-half games heading into Tuesday's game. They are now 3.5 games up with a 56-29 record. Los Angeles' Chris Taylor doubled with one out in the third before scoring on Grandal's two-out single to right for a 3-0 lead.

Richard Jefferson says he's not retiring and will be back with Cavs

Jefferson will be paid a relatively economical $2.5 million. Jefferson averaged 5.7 points and 2.6 rebounds in 20.4 minutes last season and played a vital role in The Finals for the second consecutive year. While fans would love to see those numbers increase, they do love the energy and leadership that Rich brings to the Cavs , and are hoping that the team will return to the Finals , and get him at least one more ring before he officially retires .

United Services Automobile Association Increases Position in Autodesk, Inc. (ADSK)

Vident Investment Advisory LLC raised its stake in shares of Autodesk by 26.5% in the fourth quarter. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans now owns 6,840 shares of the software company's stock valued at $506,000 after buying an additional 323 shares in the last quarter.

Fidaa Music and Release Date

Fidaa Music and Release Date: Varuntej's next movie Fidaa is all set for a massive release all over on July 21st. Sai Pallavi named herself for the part and the as of late released trailer got staggering reaction from the audience.

Mahlobo: We knew about Vuwani protests a year ago

In the interview above with HuffPostSA, Mahlobo said journalists should not make assessments of failure from the intelligence department when they don't understand what goes into the work they do. He told eNCA on Wednesday morning that intelligence was deployed but in an area like Vuwani, there is a lot of plantations, which makes stopping protests more tricky.

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