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Delegations meet in Iran to plan Astana VI peace talks for Syria

A military convoy with at least five howitzers arrived overnight at the southern city of Kilis the scene of recent cross-border fire between the Turkish army and the Kurdish Peoples' Protection Units (YPG). "There are no changes regarding the timeframe and we are preparing to hold the talks in late August", Abdrakhmanov added. For Turkey, U.S. support for these two interwined organizations as operational allies in fighting Islamic State in Syria equals support for the separatists Kurdish ...

Rio hero Sophie Hitchon swiftly into hammer throw final

I think there was more there. But Hitchon, who opened with a foul at the Rio Olympics, smiled and even did a shoulder shimmy after launching the hammer a very respectable 71.47m, which briefly gave her the lead. Olympic champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya turned her 1500m silver at Beijing two years ago to a gold medal as the 23-year-old pulled away in the last 50 meters to clock 4:02.59 to win.

Asking $350M, America's Most Expensive Home Appeared on 'The Beverly Hillbillies'

The sprawling southern California mansion featured as the Clampett family's home on the 1960s sitcom " The Beverly Hillbillies " is up for sale and is now the most expensive property available in the country. Perenchio, former chairman and CEO of Spanish-language broadcast network Univision, engaged designer Henri Samuel, known for his work on estates owned by the Vanderbilts, Rothschilds and Valentino, to redesign Chartwell.

Maratha Kranti Morcha: Mumbai schools to be closed, dabbawalas won't work

Tomorrow, the morcha will begin at 11 am from the BMC's Jijamata Udyan and culminate at Azad Maidan in south Mumbai , the organisers said. Social media platforms like Facebook , Whatsapp and Twitter have been used to spread the morcha message to community members, they said.

Russian Federation postpones deporting journalist to Uzbekistan

MOSCOW: A Russian court on Tuesday postponed the deportation of an independent journalist to repressive Uzbekistan pending a European Court of Human Rights ruling after the decision caused an global uproar. The Moscow Court cited the ECHR ruling as the basis for its decision to halt the deportation. On Tuesday, the Moscow City Court suspended an earlier ruling to deport Nurmatov in accordance with the Strasbourg court's verdict.

Airbnb deletes accounts of people attending white supremacist rally

Kessler, a former journalist and well-known far-right activist, took to Twitter to decry Airbnb's decision, saying: "It's time for the alt-right to flex its muscles and boycott" the company. The extremists will be met by counter-demonstrators from left-wing and civil rights groups, including Antifa and Black Lives Matter, with Virginia state law enforcement officers equipped with riot gear to police the event alongside officers from local forces.

SLED issues statewide alert for missing man

He has green eyes and has gray, balding hair. SLED cancelled the alert Tuesday at noon, with a brief release that said Baker had been safely recovered.

Pres. Trump's Attorney Addresses Redacted Clinton-Lynch Tarmac Meeting Docs

The 413 pages of emails show Justice Department press office officials hammering out statements and talking points in response to the tarmac meeting. Clinton left his private plane and boarded Lynch's uninvited. As mentioned above, there are no real details offered about the internal deliberations of the DOJ on the question of the Lynch-Clinton meeting.

AL mom posts hilarious 'First Day of School' picture

Per the Columbus, Georgia Ledger-Enquirer , Willingham had no clue when she posted it that the picture would reach so many people. She posted the photo on Facebook , where's it been shared thousands of times. Despite the photo, it turns out she wasn't able to have a relaxing day at the pool on Monday while her kids were at school after all. She said she's joked with the kids all summer that she couldn't wait to have a day to herself.

Letterman to Return With Netflix Series

In July, Letterman said the country should depose President Donald Trump . Netflix continues to gain ground against traditional television. It also recently acquired comic book publishing company Millarworld , and announced that it had a greater than expected jump in subscribers , up to 104 million globally.

Afghan forces sent to rescue hostages after massacre

An Afghan official says that at least 30 people including women and children have been killed by Taliban fighters in northern Sari Pul province. He said fighting was still going on but as many as 50 people, including children, women and elderly men, a lot of them members of the largely Shi'ite Hazara community, may have been killed, according to local village elders.

Papaya Recall Due To Salmonella Outbreak

States now affected include Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin. The illness can be more severe when contracted by young children, older adults and people with weakened immune systems. According to the FDA, 109 people have been infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Kiambu (48) or Salmonella Thompson (61).

Get ready to 'Twist' your 'Kamariya' on Bareilly Ki Barfi's new song!

National Award winning actor Rajkummar added, "We are very excited for the film. But we had a lot of fun instead". After intriguing the audience with the flamboyant posters and the refreshing trailer, the slice-of-life film has treated the audience with yet another interesting poster.

Auto chase reveals 'driverless van' actually has driver disguised as front seat

While the clip looks very convincing, transportation reporter Adam Tuss from NBC's Washington affiliate investigated further. When he approached, he noticed the driver's seat had two hands and two legs. What are you doing? Virginia Tech has since claimed responsibility for the "driverless" auto and Arlington County Police Department tweeted out news of the automated vehicle testing late on Monday.

China: 5 dead, dozens injured as 6.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Sichuan province

Geological Survey. The quake hit near the famous Jiuzszshai Valley, a popular tourist spot known for its spectacular waterfalls and limestone formations. The epicenter struck about 39 kilometers (24 miles) from the county of Jiuzhaigou, which has a population of around 80,000, in an area that's 2,000 meters (6,562 feet) above sea level.

Penair files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

PenAir (KS, Anchorage Ted Stevens ) has announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Anchorage on Sunday, August 6. "Commercial air service is necessary to connect rural communities with the national transportation network, and today's announcement from PenAir on discontinuing its service in Kearney , North Platte , and Scottsbluff is causing understandable concern among Nebraskans", Smith said in a written statement released by his office.

STX : le calme après la tempête entre Rome et Paris

Le déplacement du ministre de l'Economie français, Bruno Le Maire , à Rome semble donc avoir apaisé les relations. " J'espère qu'on pourra trouver un moyen d'aller de l'avant ", a conclu le ministre des Finances italien, évoquant notamment le sommet franco-italien prévu fin septembre, qui pourrait être l'occasion de trouver un compromis.

ASEAN fails to reach consensus on S. China Sea

From August 5 to 8, Mr Brownlee will attend ASEAN-New Zealand Ministerial consultations, the East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers' Meeting and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Regional Forum. "The discussions were really hard". The South China Sea chapter in the latest draft communique, a negotiated text subject to changes, is a watered-down version of one issued in Laos past year.

Both lottery jackpot games are over $300 million

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Rouhani Selects Jahangiri as Vice-President Again

Iran and Pakistan were strategically important to one another, he said and expressed Tehran's determination to expand relations with Islamabad in science and technology, culture and energy. During the same meeting, the Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan, Raza Rabbani, also congratulated Dr Rouhani on his re-election and said: "The people of Pakistan consider you as a thoughtful and reliable friend".

Lancaster PD seek gun wielding road rage suspect

She said she didn't realize until she watched the video at work that the driver had pointed a weapon at her as she passed. According to CBSDFW, no arrests have been made at this time but they are now tracking down the driver with the video.

Cop who used helicopter to film sex and naked sunbathers JAILED

A "SEX-OBSESSED" former police officer who filmed a couple having sex from his force helicopter has been jailed for a year by a judge who told him: 'You, quite literally, considered yourself above the law'. Other footage showed a woman sunbathing naked in her garden, two naturists sitting outside their caravan and a couple lying naked on sun-loungers outside their home.

North Korea foreign minister says South Korea approach lacks sincerity: Yonhap

But he also said that sanctions, while needed, "are not the final goal", and called for dialogue. The report said that North Korea is ready to respond to the warmongers with its strong firepower at any time. Wang also urged the US and South Korea "to stop increasing tensions" and said that all sides should return to negotiations. Tillerson held talks for over an hour with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, who said he believed his USA colleagues were ready to continue dialogue, despite ...

Nikki Haley suggests President Trump tweeted about classified info

One person who didn't mind sharing the information? Trump retweeted several posts from the Twitter account for Fox News' morning show "Fox & Friends", which he watches and tweets about regularly . "I don't know what's going on, but I will tell you it's incredibly risky when things get out to the press like that", she said. "You're not just getting a scoop, you're playing with people's lives", said Haley.

Trump shifts to opioid crisis

Nationally, the rate of opioid deaths is on the rise. The University of Virginia's Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy examined death certificates and found that nationally, opioid- and heroin-involved death rates are more than 20 percent greater than reported rates, and opioid death rates were "considerably understated in Pennsylvania, Indiana, New Jersey, and Arizona".

Caught on Camera: Pink dolphin playing in Louisiana ship channel

Boudreaux reported to KPLC that she'd seen Pinky in the Calcasieu Ship Channel near Hackberry, Texas. A rare pink dolphin is making a splash in Louisiana thanks to a video showing the animal jumping in and out of the water in front of a ship in the Calcasieu Ship Channel this weekend.

Officers find dead child near wreck

Newsome was charged with concealing a dead human being, according to CBS contributors in Jacksonville. The mother, Erica Newsome, wrecked the auto near Route 250 in the Allegheny Mountain area around 11:30 a.m. One neighbor said the last time he saw Newsome's auto in the driveway was Friday. Police said a couple from New York City who were driving on the same highway reported that they saw Newsome remove a body from the truck and drag it over the hill after the 11:20 a.m.

British Airways announces flights between Nashville and London

Nashville flights will run on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, departing from Heathrow at 3.45pm and arriving in Nashville at 6.50pm. The state is providing $1.5 million in incentives to British Airways to support the launch of the worldwide flight, while the city government will provide a "stop-gap" of up to $500,000 to cover potential losses by the airline.

Cynthia Nixon responds to talk of NY governor run, blasts Andrew Cuomo

A long-time public education activist, Nixon, as she has been in the past, was critical of Cuomo's handling of school aid for high-need districts, saying NY ranks 49th, behind only IL, when it comes to equable school funding. The other two are Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner and former Hudson Valley state Sen. But Nixon charged that Cuomo hasn't done enough to address the issue.

Oil prices dip on high OPEC supplies, rising U.S. production

Healthy U.S. labor-market readings imply healthy oil demand, which can help lift prices. Light, sweet crude for September delivery settled down 19 cents, or 0.4%, at $49.39 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Some analysts say the market shouldn't worry too much about OPEC's recent production figures because countries like Saudi Arabia usually boost their production during the summer to meet peak domestic energy demand.

Justice Department Reverses Position in Ohio Voting Rights Case

In a court filing Monday, four DOJ attorneys wrote that the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) allows states like OH to remove voters from the rolls after it sends them a notice alerting them that they will be purged. "The NVRA eliminated the practice of removing nonvoters without notice and required States to use more protective notice procedures". "After this Court's grant of review and the change in Administrations, the Department reconsidered the question".

Possession of explosives: Ryanair passenger with bomb found guilty

The device was later passed on to counter terrorism experts for examination, who found it to be a " potentially viable " bomb containing nitroglycerin and nitrocellulose. It was only on February 8, when forensic officers determined the device discovered in Muhammad's suitcase was suspicious, that the alarm was raised.

Archaeologists discover settlement where three of Jesus' apostles may have lived

On the Northern shore of the sea of Galilee, archaeologists found the remains of Roman baths, which suggests that this place was the city of the ancient Romans, in which lived the Apostle Peter. Under the Byzantine floor of a structure discovered during the first season were 30 coins that date to the 5th century CE. Bethsaida was founded in the 10th century BC, well before Jesus came onto the scene.

Goat caught on camera jumping on police auto

However, before he can take his seat, the goat jumped back onto the hood. "We'll see if insurance covers that", the officer said. A young goat repeatedly jumped onto the officer's cruiser while enjoying the view.

Duterte calls on Asean to unite vs regional threats

We are also the seventh largest in the world and the third in Asia in terms of GDP. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their partner countries to reject protectionist policies on the last day of ASEAN meetings being held in Manila .

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