• Alton Sterling's Aunt Makes Emotional Plea for Peace
Alton Sterling's Aunt Makes Emotional Plea for Peace

Protesters who have repeated offenses or were arrested on counts of assault, resisting arrest or violent acts will still face prosecution in the 19th Judicial District courts, the release says. The first suspect arrested in the burglary - 17-year-old Antonio Thomas - told police that 'the reason the burglary was being done was to harm police office...

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  • Scotland may remain in both UK, EU - First Minister Sturgeon
Scotland may remain in both UK, EU - First Minister Sturgeon

Why did Theresa May set up a Brexit department if she is now handing over the power to trigger Article 50 to Nicola Sturgeon? However, speaking immediately after the meeting, the new prime minister appeared to rule out the possibility in principle, saying: "As far as I'm concerned, the Scottish people have had their vote, they voted in 2014 and a...

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  • Newspapers fail to hit stands in Kashmir for third day
Newspapers fail to hit stands in Kashmir for third day

No local paper - English, Urdu as well as Kashmiri - was available as the newspaper owners decided not to publish them after authorities on Saturday allegedly raided some media houses and seized their printed copies. After restricting mobile telephone services, authorities have now snapped the landline connections to curb the violent protests. In...

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  • Google Nexus 2016 speculations
Google Nexus 2016 speculations

The full version of the Android Nougat OS is almost here, and apparently, some of the devices that will be receiving it early have already been identified. What's interesting is that Google is also planning to release two new smartphones this year with pre-installed Android Nougat . Project Ara, which is now delayed, is Google's modular smartphon...

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  • Australia PM Turnbull Declares Election Victory
Australia PM Turnbull Declares Election Victory

Turnbull's victory speech came hours after the leader of the center-left opposition Labor Party Bill Shorten rang the premier to concede his party would not be able to form a government. The Essential Report poll, released on Tuesday, found that Mr Turnbull's approval as PM was at 37 per cent, a drop of 3 per cent in the last two weeks.

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  • Lady Gaga pulled over two weeks after getting driver's license
Lady Gaga pulled over two weeks after getting driver's license

Welcome to the wonderful world of driving, Lady Gaga! "Big deal! I just haven't received plates yet for my new pick up", the "Til it happens to you" hitmaker tweeted. Gaga revealed that the vehicle was simply leaking transmission fluid. "Thelma and Puhleaaaze (And yes I FINALLY got my license after years of driving with an adult present and a l...

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  • Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with iris scanner, curved edges in August unveiling
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with iris scanner, curved edges in August unveiling

The Galaxy Note 7 is the worst kept secret. First, the Galaxy Note 7 will complement our Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, and unify our product portfolio. One video from Vietnam now shows that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 possibly sporting a USB-C port in a YouTube video, Phone Arena has learned.

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  • Sunanda Pushkar case: Journalist Mehr Tarar questioned, denies proximity to Shashi Tharoor
Sunanda Pushkar case: Journalist Mehr Tarar questioned, denies proximity to Shashi Tharoor

She was questioned for about three hours in presence of women officers. She had written to the then police commissioner B.S. Bassi and expressed her willingness to come to Delhi and get examined. As police could not firm up about cause of the death based on the Federal Bureau of Investigation report, they requested a medical board of AIIMS to ana...

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  • Natural disaster measuring 5.0 rattles Tokyo and eastern Japan
Natural disaster measuring 5.0 rattles Tokyo and eastern Japan

There have been no injuries reported at this time, according to Reuters . No damage was reported as buildings were jolted. No other reports of damage surfaced after the incident. The nuclear crisis is considered the world's worst since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986. Earthquakes are common in Japan where there are active seismic activi...

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  • Pakistan's Yasir tops test rankings after Lord's heroics
Pakistan's Yasir tops test rankings after Lord's heroics

Pakistan's press up celebration in front of the member's pavilion at Lord's will be remembered - although it remains to be seen whether they will still be cheering by the end of the summer. It was not however all doom and gloom for England - the continued excellence and improvement shown by Chris Woakes is an enormous plus for them, particularly ...

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  • Kashmir curfew enters tenth day
Kashmir curfew enters tenth day

Since then normal life has remained paralysed in Kashmir. The curfew remained in place in most parts of the Valley as the authorities desperately seek an end to the vicious cycle of violence, triggered by the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani on July 8.

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  • Qandeel Baloch murder: Brother arrested, says she brought dishonour to family name
Qandeel Baloch murder: Brother arrested, says she brought dishonour to family name

Honor killing is not uncommon in Pakistan as many people believe it's justified to punish a person who has brought shame to the family name. Pakistani police say the brother of slain model confessed to strangling her to death for "family honor " because she posted "shameful" pictures on Facebook .

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  • Was Trump right to pick Pence over Christie and Gingrich?
Was Trump right to pick Pence over Christie and Gingrich?

He leaned toward Florida Sen. Carol McDowell, an Elkhart resident and another one of Indiana's delegates, said Rubio was also her first choice. Pence brings to the table a sharp contrast to Trump, as Pence is much more subdued than the bombastic and flashy Trump, and has solid credentials among the Republican Party (GOP) establishment, and espe...

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  • Man in custody for questioning following Calgary girl's disappearance
Man in custody for questioning following Calgary girl's disappearance

Calgary police confirm they have a man in custody for questioning about the disappearance of a five-year-old Calgary girl and the death of her mother earlier this week. The arrested man reportedly knew both Taliyah's mother and father, and police said he has a history of violence. The girl was wearing red or pink boots with white polka dots an...

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  • Australia opposition concedes defeat
Australia opposition concedes defeat

Also, with concern of Turnbull's future as Prime Minister, Anglican Minister, Ross Weaver said, "Well, it's a poison chalice really because his biggest problem is a hopelessly divided party and the knives will be out to get him because he didn't do well enough in the election".

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  • Anti-doping leader: Russian probe has not been compromised
Anti-doping leader: Russian probe has not been compromised

On Monday, the WADA Independent Commission led by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren is expected to release a report on doping manipulations at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi. Now it seems that USADA and the Canadians took over responsibility of WADA. "What will happen after McLaren's report is quite clear to me - a news conference and pressure on ...

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  • South African super telescope finds hundreds of distant galaxies
South African super telescope finds hundreds of distant galaxies

The Minister said this on Saturday when she went to the Square Kilometre Array (SKA ) site in the Northern Cape to mark the MeerKAT Array Release 1 (AR1) telescope, or simply put, the first 16-dish array that scientists can use for research.

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  • Police killed in attacks on Kazakhstan's financial capital Almaty
Police killed in attacks on Kazakhstan's financial capital Almaty

Five witnesses told Reuters they heard shots in three different parts of central Almaty , the mainly Muslim country's biggest city. "We saw a man with a rifle, he passed by", one shop worker said by phone. Gunfire was heard near a police station in the center of Kazakhstan's former capital Almaty on Monday morning. "There are dead among the ...

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  • Qandeel Baloch's Brother Admits To Her Murder, Says He's
Qandeel Baloch's Brother Admits To Her Murder, Says He's "Not Ashamed"

As previously reported, Wasim disappeared shortly after strangling Baloch, 26, on Friday, July 15, but was found and arrested shortly afterward, after their father filed a police complaint against him. Murder carries a potential death sentence, and the honor killing charge will make Azeem ineligible for a family pardon. Earlier this year Bal...

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  • Owen Smith ready to launch Labour leadership bid
Owen Smith ready to launch Labour leadership bid

But Mr Smith, the former work and pensions secretary, ruled out leaving the party. For example Labour MP Ruth Smeeth, who recently declared that Corbyn had made the Labour Party "unsafe for Jews", was exposed by WikiLeaks as a "strictly protect" United States informant.

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