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Chileans Lose Power in Rare Snowfall

The blackouts were mainly caused by trees and branches falling on power lines, officials said. About 337 000 households were left without power due to the storm, the Office of National Emergency (ONEMI) said on Saturday, as cited by AFP. A man touches the snow in Santiago . "If you can, avoid leaving - do it, and don't risk yourself", the agency said in a statement. As the snow began falling on Friday, Chile's government said it is working to address the effects of climate change.

End to JD(U) fight only after presidential election

Insiders say Nitish has deferred his decision in view of the President election today but has made his stance clear to Lalu Yadav's Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) that there will no compromise over the issue of corruption. Those who are threatening of having 80 MLAs with them should not be in any kind of confusion. Even Tejashwi Yadav, while commenting on the allegations against him lashed out at Government and said, "There is an emergency like situation in the country".

Stalin comes in support for Kamal Haasan!

He was also the first to talk about the "system" to have collapsed, nearly 2 years before Rajinikanth's comment on the "system" being in a need of revamp. Shanmugan also launched a scathing attack on Haasan by calling him a "third-grade actor" who is struggling for offers and engaging in cheap publicity to be in the news.

Girl, 15, dies from suspected adverse reaction after taking legal high

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman said: "A scene guard is in place at Bakers Park as initial enquiries take place". A TEENAGE girl who died after taking a "legal high" was yesterday named locally as Leah Kerry. Police said the teenager is believed to have suffered an adverse reaction after taking "a new psychoactive substance" on Saturday morning. "There are many different brands of NPS out there, but the one thing we have seen time and time again is no matter the brand, be it Spice or ...

Gen Bajwa still examining mercy petition of Jadhav: Pak Army

The execution of Kulbhushan Jadhav is now stayed by International Court of Justice. Jadhav, an Indian national, was awarded a death sentence by Pakistan's Military court a year ago. The statement said that Jadhav, 46, had filed the petition after the Military Appellate Court rejected his appeal. According to Pakistan's Geo News, Pakistani army chief was reviewing Jadhav's case in order to make a decision at the earliest.

Floods situation grim in many parts of Odisha

On the other hand, ODRAF and Odisha Fire Service, CRPF are in the spot and doing rescue and relief. An East Coast Railway (ECoR) official said the floods affected train services in the Rayagada-Titlagarh railway section as a railway bridge between Theruvali and Singapur Road Railway stations was washed away.

Coast Guard assists woman with cut leg in Virginia Beach

Crews from the Coast Guard Station Oak Island received a call from the North Carolina Marine Patrol concerning two people reported missing near the Cape Fear River Inlet Buoy 11 at approximately 5:30 p.m. The five boaters were transferred to the rescue boat and were taken to Woods Hole where family was waiting to bring them home, the Coast Guard said.

ROK proposes military, Red Cross talks with DPRK

Vice Defense Minister Suh Choo Suk said the South's defense officials are proposing talks at the border village of Panmunjom on Friday to discuss how to end hostile activities along the border. Many defectors from the North left in the 1990s during a period of starvation in which between 600,000 and 3.5 million people died, and 30,805 people have fled to the South in total since the country split in 1953 following the Korean War.

Congress rigidifies stand on U.S. aid to Pakistan

The US House of Representatives has adopted three legislative amendments seeking tougher conditions for reimbursement of defence funding to Pakistan. The House has adopted three legislative amendments, all to the National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA).

TS TET hall ticket 2017 released now, Exam Schedule remains intact

The first session will commence from 10 am while the second from 2pm. The Telangana State Teacher Eligibility Test, TS TET is scheduled to be conducted on July 23, 2017. Students belonging to SC, ST as well as the physically challenged categories need 40 percent marks to qualify for the Teacher Eligibility Test. The application process for Bihar TET was conducted from April 6 to April 25.

Message service Telegram to shut some public channels after Indonesia ban

The partial ban came as the country suffered from a string of attacks, including one carried out by a man police said was radicalised after reading radical material on Telegram. On Sunday, the Indonesian communications ministry did not respond to requests for comment. Despite such actions, Telegram still maintains its policy of not subjecting itself to politically-motivated censorship by the governments based on their restrictions on freedom of speech, stating that it allowed "peaceful ...

Police search for man as part of Mitchell Freeway death investigation

He was believed to have a firearm. Police were at the scene of a crash on the Mitchell Freeway when a 49-year-old man told them he had a body in his Mitsubishi Lancer, WA Today reported. Ms Gascoigne was found in a auto near the Cedric Street off-ramp in the early hours of Saturday morning. An autopsy will be performed on Ms Gascoigne's body to determine how she died.

Cop Among 4 Arrested In Kashmir For Alleged Links With Hizbul Mujahideen

Another Hizbul module was detected in Baramullah and three men were arrested . Investigation revealed that the attack on the Shopian police station had been carried out by a Srinagar-based Hizbul Mujahideen unit. He got a visa from the Pakistan High Commission in Delhi on the recommendation of Hurriyat Geelani faction, sources said. "Besides undertaking the task of recruiting locals for the Hizbul Mujaheddin terror outfit and subsequently sending them to Pakistan for training at terrorists ...

US doctor to meet with specialists treating Charlie Gard

Charlie was born in August with mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, a progressive disease that causes muscle weakness and loss of motor skills, leaving those who have it unable to stand, walk, eat, talk and eventually breathe. The couple has already lost battles in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in London, and they have failed to persuade the European Court of Human Rights to intervene in their case.

Australia's Prime Minister says laws of mathematics don't apply in his country

The Australian government has proposed a new law by that will force Facebook, Google and other tech companies to give law enforcement agencies access to encrypted user data to keep a check on terrorists and criminals. However, Silicon Valley tech companies have so far refused to bend to similar legal requests. "What we have said is that we will legislate but that we would prefer there to be voluntary protocols as a first preference so this is not an either or proposition".

Three inmates killed in Philippines jail break

In January, almost 160 inmates, including prominent members of the militant group Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), escaped from a prison in North Cotabato on the island of Mindanao following an armed attack. In the country's biggest jailbreak, more than 150 inmates ecaped a prison in the southern Philippines in January after about a hundred gunmen stormed the facility.

KCR takes cognizance of drug menace in Telangana

The Prohibition and Excise Department kept a close focus on all involved in drug mafia and KCR said not to spare anyone involved. Kelvin, the man behind the drug racket has been caught recently after which many celebrities who have been consuming drugs have been found.

Shaken nerves after fatal stabbing of 2 German tourists in Egypt

A man in his 20s stabbed six women, two of them fatally, in attacks at two hotels in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Hurghada, Egyptian officials and witnesses said Friday. The year before the uprising, almost 15 million tourists visited Egypt. "It has not yet been proven whether this was an individual act, a criminal act, an act of terrorism, or otherwise".

BJP worker in Nagpur attacked for carrying beef arrested

Shah, who was carrying 15kg beef on his scooter, was thrashed by four cow vigi lantes at Barasinghi near Jalalkheda, 85kms from here, on July 12 Shah was heading to his residence when he was intercepted by the four, who are now in custody till Tuesday.

Indians missing in Iraq are probably in Badush jail: Sushma Swaraj

Explaining the Minister's comments, Gurpinder Kaur, leader of the delegation of the 39 families, told The Hindu that the government believed that the latest information was reliable as it was shared by high-level officials with General (Retd.) V.K.

Macron decries France's Nazi past during Netanyahu visit

Holocaust survivors recounted wrenching stories at the ceremony at the site of Vel d'Hiv stadium outside Paris, where police herded some 13,000 people on 16-17 July, 1942 before they were deported to camps. Netanyahu, who is looking to turn a new page with France after resisting attempts led past year by Macron's predecessor Francois Hollande to restart the peace process via an worldwide conference, said Israel and France shared a desire to see "a stable and peaceful Middle-East".

Police investigate death of woman in room in Melbourne hotel

Four of the group remain in police custody, although no charges have been laid yet. Woman found dead after Melbourne stag partyBy Lena Reece Monday 17/07/2017Members of the buck's party at the Oaks on Market on Sunday. The Courier Mail reports that one of the group said he had thought the woman's death was "one big stitch-up [.] but turns out it wasn't". Homicide detectives are scouting for any CCTV footage that can help them with their investigation.

Iran sentences Princeton graduate student to 10 years for espionage, report says

Deputy judiciary chief Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejeie said that the USA citizen was identified and arrested by Iranian intelligence agencies and he has now been sentenced to 10 years in jail. "We were very distressed by the charges brought against him in connection with his scholarly activities, and by his subsequent conviction and sentence".

Pakistani forces launch major offensive against terrorists in Khyber region

In redponse to another question, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said the army has "no direct involvement" in the Joint Investigation Team formed to probe the family of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the Panama Papers case. He said Afghan forces will have to strengthen its footprints on its soil to check the influence of terrorist outfits like DA'ISH. He said that Pakistan Army cooperated during the census and is also ready to deal with the flood situation.

Woman charged with homicide after fatal shooting in Monroe County

The online organization includes literature pertaining to "new-age alien agenda" and accents apocalyptic biblical themes from the Book of Revelation, Williams said . Authorities in Coolbaugh Township, Pa. investigate the scene. . Every year around this time the "4th of July" I always see a lot of UFO activity. Rogers was arraigned at 7:48 p.m.

Four burned after vehicle hits hydrant, catches fire

Noting that the major crimes unit is investigating, Carver said "there are obviously complexities to this case". Almost twelve hours later, glass and debris remains on the road near the scene at the intersection of Gallagher Street and Midmar Avenue.

Feds investigate role of products in teen's bathtub death

Lovington police have released the photo as a warning to others of the dangers of using technology while bathing. Coe was going to be a freshman in high school this fall. Her parents agreed to release the photo she took just before she died in an effort to raise awareness of dangers that come with using electronics near water.

Death toll rises to 22 in house fire in China's Jiangsu

Firefighters put out a fire in China. A report by CGTN, citing sources, said the house was rented to more than 20 people. Investigators discovered traces of gasoline at the scene of the fire and found that all the doors of the building had been locked.

UFC Glasgow Bonuses: Ponzinibbio, Felder, Teymur, Henry take home $50K

PONZINIBBIO from Glasgow, Scotland, highlighted by the live two-hour UFC FIGHT NIGHT PRELIMS at 1:00 p.m. ET. The co-main has intriguing hometown favorite Joanne Calderwood taking on Cynthia Calvillo in a women's strawweight contest. Ray got dropped in the first round and Felder finished with him with brutal elbows from top position. His record showcases incredible finishes in nine of his 10 wins with five knockouts and four submissions.

Supreme Court gives Hawaii until Tuesday to answer Trump travel ban motion

The judge condemned the government's definition of a close relative as "unduly restrictive". Watson's ruling Thursday was the latest twist in a long, tangled legal fight that will culminate with arguments before the nation's high court in October.

United Kingdom house prices edge higher amid rising demand

As the fundamentals of the housing market remain good, the online property experts said, this had led to the number of sales agreed numbers remaining nearly identical to those in 2016, with many parts of the country seeing as high a proportion of properties marked as sold than at any time in the last seven years.

The Blackstone Group LP Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (NYSE:BX)

Adell Harriman & Carpenter Inc decreased Blackstone Group Lp (BX) stake by 5.85% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. With these kinds of figures it is worthy to note that The Blackstone Group L.P. Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in 2016 Q4. The average daily volatility for the week was at 1.31%, which was -0.24 lower than that in the past month.

MLB Predictions: Will the White Sox upset the Mariners? 7/15/17

It was the fifth time since 2014 that Chicago has been shutout and allowed at least 10 runs, the most in Major League Baseball in that timespan. Carlos Ruiz went 1 for 3 with an RBI of his own while Jean Segura and Ben Gamel added base hits in the winning effort.

Seven killed, 25 injured in accident

After crossing a road over bridge on the Trichy - Thanjavur national highway at Vallam, the driver of the truck suddenly took a right turn without giving any signal. Police said they are ascertaining the cause of the accident, adding speeding could not be ruled out. One of the injured S Bhuvana, hailing from Mannargudi in Tiruvarur district died today, while undergoing treatment.

Palestinian terrorist suspect in weekend West Bank shootings killed during arrest

The army said the assailant, named by police as 34-year-old Amar Ahmad Halil, 34, of Nabi Saleh, was responsible for opening fire close to two West Bank communities on Saturday. "The soldiers of the [Israeli counter-terrorism unit] Yamam saw that he was armed, opened fire and killed him", the border police said. On Friday, two Israeli policemen were shot dead by three Arab Israeli gunmen on the outskirts of one of Jerusalem's most sacred sites, known as Noble Sanctuary to Muslims and ...

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