• Saudi Arabia agrees to help thousands of stranded Indians
Saudi Arabia agrees to help thousands of stranded Indians

Mr Singh said that the Saudi Arabian government "have taken adequate measures" to make sure that workers were taken care of, and that Indian embassy officials were compiling lists to identify which workers wanted to return home before making transport arrangements with the Saudi government.

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  • Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip
Solar Impulse completes historic round-the-world trip

The first leg of the Journey in March 2015, was flown by Swiss pilot and co-founder of long-range solar-powered aircraft project Solar Impulse, Andre Borschberg, who flew for 12 hours before landing at the first stop in Muscat in the Sultanate of Oman.

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  • Alabama pastor fired for inviting black people to his church
Alabama pastor fired for inviting black people to his church

The First Baptist Church of Charlevoix will offer a spin on Vacation Bible School this year. He says his sermon on Sunday was on racism . Soon after, he says he was sacked. Greer disputed this, saying that he was told on more than one occasion that black people were not allowed at the church. But Greer insisted that the list of reasons he was gi...

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  • London mass stabbing leaves one dead, five injured
London mass stabbing leaves one dead, five injured

Mayor Sadiq Khan said Londoners should remain "calm and vigilant" following a knife attack on August 3 in a popular tourist area that killed one and injured five. "As a precautionary measure tomorrow, Londoners will wake up and in the morning they will notice increased police presence on the streets, including armed officers", Mark Rowley , the Sc...

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  • Icahn: Union got Taj Mahal casino workers to kill own jobs
Icahn: Union got Taj Mahal casino workers to kill own jobs

Just six months after Icahn said he was "confident" he could turn Trump Taj Mahal around, the manager of the Atlantic City casino-Tropicana Entertainment Inc.-said the Taj will have to close after Labor Day weekend. Their average compensation was cut by over one-third, and then, to rub their noses in it, this company offered them health insurance t...

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  • Russia says 7 killed in Syria rebel attack using 'poison' rockets
Russia says 7 killed in Syria rebel attack using 'poison' rockets

According to reports, the gas used in the attack was Chlorine, which is highly toxic and leads to respiratory problems and consciousness loss in those who come in contact to it. PHR said it has documented more than 370 attacks on 265 medical facilities during the war, and the deaths of 750 medical personnel. "They know their strength, and so are ...

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  • ISIS Appoints New Boko Haram Leader
ISIS Appoints New Boko Haram Leader

Boko Haram's elusive leader Abubakar Shekau said in an audio message on Thursday that he is very much around despite his reported ouster as the leader of the Nigeria-based jihadist group by the Islamic State (IS). "Speculation of Shekau's demise could be affecting the operation and loyalty of other Boko Haram cells in the region". Under his r...

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  • Rush: Trump 'Outfoxed' on Soldier's Parents Because He Doesn't See Liberalism
Rush: Trump 'Outfoxed' on Soldier's Parents Because He Doesn't See Liberalism

Two weeks ago, in the midst of controversy over the fact his wife, Melania, had plagiarized passages of her convention speech from Michelle Obama, Donald Trump tweeted that "all press is good press". "And you are certainly right; your son was the best of America, and the memory of his sacrifice will make us a better nation - and he will never be ...

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  • Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsement
Ryan: Never asked for Trump's endorsement

Paul Nehlen is making a push to unseat Ryan in Tuesday's election, despite being outspent 17-to-1, having no local endorsements of note and Ryan's high favorability ratings in his southeastern Wisconsin district. "I would also echo the many concerns about Mr. Trump's uninformed and indeed risky statements on national security issues that have bee...

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  • Michael Phelps leads US at Olympic Games opening ceremony
Michael Phelps leads US at Olympic Games opening ceremony

Plus, a suspension from the sport he once retired from, but has discovered a new love for. He is the unquestioned rock star of these Olympics, the centerpiece of NBC's broadcast, the single biggest target of selfie-stalking Olympians in the Athletes' Village.

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  • Locally transmitted Zika is here
Locally transmitted Zika is here

The same goes if you reside in or are planning a trip to other Gulf Coast states such as Texas and Louisiana where mosquitos capable of transmitting the disease are prevalent. Officials believe someone contracted the mosquito-borne virus while out of the country, and was then bitten by a mosquito that bit four others in Florida, spreading the virus...

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  • Violence in Kashmir 'open terrorism': Pakistan Interior Minister at SAARC meet
Violence in Kashmir 'open terrorism': Pakistan Interior Minister at SAARC meet

He emphasised that nations providing support, encouragement, sanctuary, safe haven or any assistance to terrorism or terrorists must be isolated. Rajnath Singh said: "Terrorism remains the biggest challenge and threat to our peace". His arrival marks the first visit to Pakistan by any high-level Indian official after the surprise trip by Indian P...

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  • Debate commission: Democrats didn't rig debate schedule
Debate commission: Democrats didn't rig debate schedule

We turn now to the chairman of the Republican National Committee, Reince Priebus. Campaigns routinely haggle over the details of the debates, right down to the temperature of the studio, but every major party candidate in modern times has ultimately agreed to participate.

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  • Pence defends military mom's right to criticize Trump
Pence defends military mom's right to criticize Trump

I can't imagine how hard it would be, to be at once proud of your child's courage and conviction while living with that terrible noose of worry wrapped tight around your throat. Rosanne Thompson was one of a handful of people who showed up with signs in protest of the Republican speaker and the Trump campaign. "And his disrespect for Mr.

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  • Emirates flight EK521 fire: terrified passengers run from smoking plane
Emirates flight EK521 fire: terrified passengers run from smoking plane

The airline said there were 226 Indians aboard the Boeing 777-300. Dubai International is by far the Mideast's busiest airport, and is the world's busiest air hub in terms of international passenger traffic. One person, a crew member, has been taken to hospital for treatment, according India's ambassador to the UAE TP Seetharam. After the ...

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  • Japan defense report raises China, North Korea concerns
Japan defense report raises China, North Korea concerns

The report called China's reclamation moves in the South China Sea a provocation, and urged Beijing to accept a recent worldwide arbitration ruling. China has announced stiff penalties for people caught illegally fishing in Chinese waters, including those it describes as its sovereign areas in the South China Sea .

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  • First locally transmitted Zika cases reported in US
First locally transmitted Zika cases reported in US

The state officials and the CDC said that now the area where the Zika the cases have been detected is just limited to the Wynwood neighborhood of Miami. Travelers expressed confidence that public health officials will do all they can to contain the Zika to Miami. "Sometimes you don't know where these people were infected".

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  • Packers' Aaron Rodgers looking forward to watching Favre
Packers' Aaron Rodgers looking forward to watching Favre

While there are some incredible names being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, August 6, there may not be one who's been as talked about, or had as unbelievable of a career as quarterback Brett Favre . It should be a fantastic event the day before the game. It was not a surprise seeing a total of 66,397 fans wanting to watc...

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  • UN to Hold Emergency Meeting on North Korea Missile Launch
UN to Hold Emergency Meeting on North Korea Missile Launch

North Korea is prohibited from carrying out ballistic missile launches under U.N. Security Council resolutions aimed in part at curbing the country's development of nuclear weapons . Analysts say the high-altitude flight meant North Korea had made progress in its push to be able to strike USA forces throughout the region. The deployment came as ...

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  • Two Malaysians on board Emirates plane that crash-lands in Dubai
Two Malaysians on board Emirates plane that crash-lands in Dubai

No Canadians were on board the aircraft. The airline said the crash-landing took place at 12.45pm local time. "Authorities at Dubai International Airport are dealing with the incident at the moment to ensure safety of all". Dubai-based Emirates says its "main priority now is the safety and well-being of all involved". The right wing of the ...

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