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IPOB may reverse no-election order in Anambra

The Ala-Igbo group had earlier announced its plans to meet with IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu in Owerri, the Imo state capital, to convince him on the need to allow the peaceful conduct of the governorship elections. Kanu can never go back on his word. The Ala-Igbo Development Foundation is an Igbo group that brings together Igbo academics, elders, clerics, patriotic public figures, women and youth, both at home and overseas.

Brighton agree deal to sign Raphael Dwamena

The Seagulls have agreed personal terms with the player, but the Ghanaian has to wait for his British work permit and global clearance before he can have his medical. Dwamena has enjoyed a remarkable career rise in just six months after joining Zurich from Red Bull Salzburg in January, scoring 12 goals in 18 matches.

North Korea Warns Australia: US Military Alliance a 'Suicidal Act'

Tuesday was the second day of the Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercises, joint military drills between the USA and South Korea that both sides say are defensive in nature but draw the ire of the North Korean regime, who view them as practice for an eventual invasion.

Airstrikes kill 42 Iraqi civilians

The US-led coalition and its allies do not have authorization for their presence in Syria, nor from the Damascus government and nither from the United Nations. The city of Raqqah, which lies on the northern bank of the Euphrates River, was overrun by Daesh terrorists in March 2013, and was proclaimed the center for most of the Takfiris' administrative and control tasks the following year.

Pakistan keen on further strengthening ties with Turkey: PM Abbasi

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Tuesday said the PML (N) government firmly believes in rule of law, upholding democratic ideals and strengthening of institutions in the country. He said the government policies have also projected Pakistan's positive image at global level and restored confidence of the worldwide community, especially foreign investors in Pakistan.

Pedro Pascal joins Denzel Washington in The Equalizer 2

Washington will return as retired black ops government operative Robert McCall in the forthcoming feature, reprising the role in his only sequel in his vast movie career. It is now set for release on September 14, 2018. The plot for the film is now unknown. As he serves vengeance against those who brutalize the helpless, McCall's desire for justice is reawakened.

Scooter driver with eyes on phone rides right into sinkhole

The road was cordoned off by authorities following the incident into which an investigation was launched. Recently in the USA, a massive sinkhole swallowed up two homes and a boat in Florida and was reported to be growing in size. "It's fine if you walk on the sidewalk while using your phone but this is too much, it's so unsafe", another chipped in. "He's using a phone while riding a scooter".

Scholars: Refuse to bow down to China censorship pressure

The statement from the compilers of the Journal of Asian Studies comes after its UK-based publisher announced that it had reversed its decision to block access on the mainland to over 300 articles in another of its titles, The China Quarterly .

Pilot injured in South Jersey plane crash, police say

The cause of the crash is under investigation. The small fire that resulted from the crash is no longer a threat to the area and no other property was damaged. The crash occurred during a period when the Madras airport was extrememly busy. The airport usually does not have a control tower, but a mobile one was brought in for the eclipse.

United States and S. Korean troops start drills amid N. Korea standoff

The war of words comes ahead of the annual Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercises, which are scheduled to run from August 21 to August 31. Moonsaid Monday it is North Korea's "continued provocations" that make the military exercises necessary.

United States seeks renegotiation of South Korean trade deal

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer's announcement that both sides will engage in talks starting on August 22. South Korean and USA officials have kicked off talks on their five-year-old deal, which President Trump has called a "jobs killer".

State police: Weekend crashes leave 2 dead

Police said 55-year-old Michael Meattey, of Barrington, New Hampshire, died in the Friday night accident in Lebanon. According to Maine State Police Public Information Officer Steve McCausland, troopers responded to the scene of an accident off Route 35 in Hollis about 11 p.m.

North Korea warns of revenge on USA for ignoring drill warnings

The "lax enforcement" of existing sanctions and Pyongyang's "evolving evasion techniques" were undermining the United Nation's goal of getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, Kyodo quoted the report as saying.

Multiple injuries in high-speed train incident outside Philadelphia

TWO trains have collided at 69th Street Terminal station in Philadelphia injuring at least 33 passengers. One passenger told reporters at the scene that the operator of the train was "all banged up".

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Call Options on Tenet Healthcare Corporation (THC)

The company reported ($0.17) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of ($0.17). Tenet Healthcare Corporation had a negative return on equity of 2.00% and a negative net margin of 0.97%. Continental Ltd Llc holds 127,970 shares or 0.52% of its portfolio. Finally, Columbus Circle Investors raised its position in shares of Tenet Healthcare Corporation by 24.6% in the first quarter.

Venezuela's Maduro Suspends Orchestra Tour following Director's Criticism of Regime

The highly anticipated Ravinia Festival debut of conductor Gustavo Dudamel's acclaimed National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela scheduled for September 4 has been canceled, as have all the orchestra's planned touring stops in the USA including at the Wolf Trap Festival outside Washington, D.C., in Los Angeles (where Dudamel serves as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic), and in San Francisco.

Four Virginia Powerball tickets each win $50000

Those numbers are 17-19-39-43-68. A total of 119,251 tickets that were sold in Virginia won prizes ranging from four dollars to $50,000. That makes it the third-largest prize in USA lottery history. The cash option is worth $411.7 million. The official Powerball rules explicitly state: "You do not have to be a citizen or a resident to play the game".

Joint funeral planned for fallen Kissimmee officers

Florida's governor has issued an executive order reassigning the case of a man accused of killing two police officers from the top prosecutor who says she is no longer seeking the death penalty. Baxter, 27, had been with the Kissimmee Police Department for three years, was married to a fellow officer and had four children. One officer was in critical condition, the other in stable condition after the incident.

BC Green Party to re-introduce ride-sharing legislation

The Greens said in their platform that they would act to facilitate "modal switching", which includes ride hailing, vehicle sharing and "other co-operative transportation initiatives". Weaver plans to introduced his bill later in October, because, he said, he recognizes there are other important pieces of legislation the government will have to focus on first.

No mercy for N. Korea if it attacks

When asked to comment on the troop cutback, Hua only said that China has "noted the reduction of the United States forces", but reiterated that military exercises would not help to reduce tensions. Ties between the Koreas are nearly always fraught, but anxiety is higher than normal following weeks of tit-for-tat threats between President Donald Trump and Pyongyang in the wake of the North's two intercontinental ballistic missile tests last month.

Patriots Hint At Plans For Fifth Super Bowl Banner At Gillette Stadium

Curran . Kraft has plenty of Super Bowl rings since the Patriots have won five since he purchased the team. Last night, James clarified some of the details on why Kraft gave Trump a ring, as well.

White House petition: Formally recognize Antifa as a terrorist organization

The group's fascist behavior belies their self-imposed description, and more than 162,000 people have signaled their agreement by signing the petition. They aren't. Some have argued President Trump needed to step up with additional condemnation of white supremacists in Charlottesville because the groups believe they have support from the President.

D'Tigresses beat Egypt, qualify for quarterfinals

The influential player scored 13 points and six rebounds in the opening game against Mozambique before hitting seven points and nine rebounds against DR Congo . Speaking at the post match press conference, Akhator described the D'Tigresses as a young side with the ability to dominate offensively and defensively, which, according to her, is a plus.

Serbia Abruptly Withdraws Diplomats From Macedonia

Vucic cryptically referred to "a different and new environment" in Macedonia, and said things would become clearer in coming days. The Serbian president added that Belgrade would continue to maintain close relations with Skopje. The staff of the embassy in Skopje was suddenly recalled on Sunday, without any explanation to the public, several months after the new government assumed office in Macedonia, with Zoran Zaev as the new prime minister.

Three young girls found brutally murdered in their home

The police pronounced all three young victims dead at the crime scene. Williams has been charged with three counts of first and second-degree murder in the deaths of his sister, 6-year-old Nadira Withers, and two second cousins, 9-year-old Ariana Decree and 6-year-old Ajayah Decree.

North Korea Is Approaching 'Red Line', Moon Says

The North Korean Foreign Ministry official accused Turnbull of abandoning his opposition to Donald Trump's confrontational stance towards Pyongyang, and reminded him that Australia had paid a high price for its involvement in previous U.S.

There will be no war on Korean peninsula: South Korea's Moon Jae

Next week's start of U.S. However, the United States and South Korea maintain they are purely defensive. Harris told Defense Minister Song Young-moo that the U.S.' "ironclad" commitment to the defense of South Korea remains unchanged in the face of nuclear and missile threats from the North.

North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills

During such drills, North Korea has often escalated its warlike rhetoric and lashed out with missile and other weapons tests. The drills "are not aimed at raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula at all", Moon said in a Cabinet meeting today.

North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises

But its proposal for North Korea to suspend its arms programs in return for the United States to halt military drills in the region has been ignored. On Tuesday, North Korea said it will never put its nuclear weapons program on the negotiating table as long as the USA keeps up its "hostile policy and nuclear threat".

Trump bullies Lindsey Graham for not backing his Charlottesville excuses

Trump said in his tweet that "Publicity seeking Lindsey Graham falsely stated that I said there is moral equivalency between the KKK , neo-Nazis & white supremacists and people like Ms. "We must be clear". House Speaker Paul Ryan charged that, "White supremacy is repulsive". "White supremacists and Neo-Nazis are evil and shouldn't be defended".

Police Name Three Moroccans Suspects in Spain Attacks

Another woman died after a auto rammed passersby in the resort town of Cambrils in the early hours of Friday, before police shot dead five attackers who were wearing fake explosive belts and had an axe and knives in the vehicle. From what we know so far, it appears that all the suspects evaded suspicion and that the existence of a bomb factory in Alcanar, just south of Barcelona , came as a complete surprise to Spanish police.

South Korea, US drills not beneficial for peninsula - China

Citing an unnamed official from the North Korean Foreign Ministry, KCNA said Turnbull's show of support for Washington, coupled with Australia's participation in the military drills, had left the country open to unspecified "counter-measures of justice" by North Korea.

Moon Warns North Korea Against Provoking During Military Drills

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Sunday that this week's joint exercises with South Korea will involve fewer American troops than past year because of the current emphasis on integration, not because of recent tensions with North Korea.

Ryan admits Trump 'messed up' but opposes censure

Ryan was asked at a town hall Monday night in his Wisconsin congressional district whether he would back the resolution. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin, who grew up in the same city as Ryan. "I'm pleased with the decision", Ryan told CNN's Jake Tapper at a town hall in Racine, Wisconsin. Ryan then doubled down on sentiments he shared during the previous question , saying that "all of us have to do better" when it comes to handling race relations in the U.S.

Trump looks at sun during eclipse - with and without protective glasses

Bush, and several family members to enjoy the event. Trump did eventually don his protective glasses to view the eclipse , but as NBC News footage shows, he looked straight at it again after taking them off. As you and I and all of us already know, looking directly up at a solar eclipse could potentially permanently ruin your eyesight. The first lady was all smiles as photographers snapped away while she walked across the South Lawn of the White House in the gorgeous number.

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