Tuesday July 17-th, 2018

Teen Missing After Possible Gator Attack: 'It Bit me, It Bit me' Teen Missing After Possible Gator Attack: 'It Bit me, It Bit me'

Officials say a small alligator was spotted in the retention pond, but there was no evidence that it was related to a possible drowning. A rescue began around noon Wednesday when a man told deputies he saw a teenage boy struggling to stay above the...

Commentator Hugh Hewitt told not to report on Pruitt Commentator Hugh Hewitt told not to report on Pruitt

His interactions with Pruitt were disclosed in documents received by the Sierra Club after a Freedom of Information Act request and first written about in Politico . Instead, the only reference to Pruitt was that "I don't have any personnel anno...

Jonelle Price wins first four-star at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials Jonelle Price wins first four-star at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials

Overnight leader Oliver Townend of Britain on Ballaghmor Class picked up 7.2 time penalties to also finish on 28 but in second place as Price was closest to the optimum time. Two time Olympian Price, who had her first child past year, admitted she ha...

Americans freed by North Korea are back home safely Americans freed by North Korea are back home safely

In one-on-one talks with Li, the two agreed that "rather than demanding North Korea denuclearize unconditionally, the global community including the US should actively take part in guaranteeing a bright future for the North, including security assura...

SEC challenges HC order in SC SEC challenges HC order in SC

The SC directed the West Bengal state election commission to not accept nominations filed through e-mails for the state panchayat elections. This order had directed the SEC to treat e-nominations as legitimate nominations. Passing the order, the co...

California's marijuana tax collections lag below expectations California's marijuana tax collections lag below expectations

In its early stages, the recreational cannabis market is not delivering the tax revenues many had predicted. As Low indicated, many consumers are turning to the black market instead of purchasing cannabis from legal dispensaries. Despite high taxes...

Visclosky blasts Trump decision to abandon Iran nuclear agreement Visclosky blasts Trump decision to abandon Iran nuclear agreement

Pakistan has expressed concern and is apprehensive over the manner that the United States has unilaterally walked out of the 2015 nuclear agreement titled the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) arrived at with Iran , Britain, China, France a...

Trump's decision to pull out of Iran nuclear deal concerns Ramaphosa

Spokesperson for the United Nations secretary-general said the UN was deeply concerned by US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. The MEA spokesperson was responding to queries by media on the US' decision to withdraw f...

Google's New Voice Bot Sounds, Um, Maybe Too Real Google's New Voice Bot Sounds, Um, Maybe Too Real

The digital assistant was also programmed to understand when to respond quickly, such as after someone says "hello", versus pausing as a person might before answering complex questions. "It's also true that people turn to Google in times of need, a...

Woman stoned to death in Somalia after al-Shabaab conviction Woman stoned to death in Somalia after al-Shabaab conviction

The al-Qaeda-linked group's radio arm Andalus reports that the stoning was carried out on Wednesday after an ad hoc al-Shabaab court convicted the woman in Sablale town in Lower Shabelle region. Both partners are allowed to separate legally, but whil...

Iranian forces 'fire rockets' at Israeli positions in Golan Heights

Syrian state television broadcast footage of its air defences firing at incoming rockets and playing patriotic songs. "It was commanded and ordered by (Quds Force chief General) Qassem Soleimani and it has not achieved its goal", military spokesman...

Arvind Kejriwal's relative arrested in alleged PWD scam Arvind Kejriwal's relative arrested in alleged PWD scam

News Agency ANI confirmed that Vinay Bansal, the son of Arvind Kejriwal's brother-in-law, was arrested by the ACB officials in connection with the PWD scam. According to the Delhi Police, the arrest was based on unsatisfactory answers of the accused ...

Square Near US Embassy in Jerusalem to Be Named for US President

On Monday, Israeli foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon posted a tweet celebrating the move, before it was confirmed by Asuncion Wednesday. The embassy posted a short video clip of the adjustment being made to its official account with a m...

At least 21 people killed as Kenyan dam bursts following heavy rains At least 21 people killed as Kenyan dam bursts following heavy rains

The dam gave way in Solai, in Nakuru county, 190 kilometres northwest of Nairobi , late on Wednesday. "We have recovered 27 bodies and many people are missing". Kenyan authorities and humanitarian organizations airlifted stranded residents to safe...

Death toll rises by 11 in UP dust storm Death toll rises by 11 in UP dust storm

Thunderstorms and lightning on May 2-3 had killed at least 134 people and injured more than 400 in five states, the Home Ministry said yesterday. A teenage boy died after e got struck by lightning. Earlier, 73 people were killed when a high-velo...

NJ police rescue man from burning vehicle NJ police rescue man from burning vehicle

According to police, the initial call about the vehicle parked on West Lincoln Avenue reported a odd noise coming from a vehicle, causing a smoke condition. According to the department, the 42-year-old man also "resisted the officer's efforts to remo...

Government considering action on wet wipes containing plastic Government considering action on wet wipes containing plastic

In a bid to drastically cut down on plastic pollution here in the United Kingdom, the government announced its plans to "eliminate" wet wipes , but plenty of parents aren't happy. One manufacturer, Jeremy Freedman, managing director of Guardpack, ...

Kerala DHSE Plus Two results Available Now @www Kerala DHSE Plus Two results Available Now @www

Raveendranath announced the results of both Kerala Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) and Vocational Higher Secondary Examination (VHSE) in a press conference at 11am. The overall pass percentage of the DHSE Kerala Result 2018 is 83.75%. Due to hea...

Mitch McConnell team tweets jab at Blankenship after loss

Blankenship, a Republican from Williamson who spent a year in prison in the wake of the Upper Big Branch mine disaster , finished third in the primary balloting. Hall starts off with $236,000 cash on hand, but he's shown an ability to stay competiti...

Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer unsure over World Cup status for Germany Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer unsure over World Cup status for Germany

He might return to action on June 2nd in a game against Austria or much earlier in Bayern's DFB Cup final meeting with Eintracht Frankfurt, 19 May. Neuer said this week: "I can not say at the moment whether I will make the World Cup". The World Cup...

MTN: Iran deal's collapse may hit our business MTN: Iran deal's collapse may hit our business

In 2018, MTN group repatriated some historic dividends of 104 million dollars as well as 88 million euros, leaving a balance of 200 million Euros. MTN Group said it remains committed to its investment in Irancell and to repatriating the balance of ...

Trump accuser secures Democratic nomination for OH state Legislature Trump accuser secures Democratic nomination for OH state Legislature

Her allegation against Trump dates back to 2006, when she was a 22-year-old receptionist at Bayrock Group, a real estate development firm located in Trump Tower in NY. Crooks responded through her campaign's Twitter account at the time, challenging...

Girl, 11, jumps from moving vehicle to escape carjacking Girl, 11, jumps from moving vehicle to escape carjacking

He left his 11-year-old-daughter, Kayla, in the unlocked vehicle for merely a few minutes when suddenly, a man jumped in and attempted to drive off with the Jeep. He then comforts the girl before police arrive. Police sent out word to be on the loo...

George Zimmerman charged with stalking, threatening Trayvon Martin documentary producer George Zimmerman charged with stalking, threatening Trayvon Martin documentary producer

Warren told police he initially contacted Zimmerman in September 2017 to ask if he would participate in a TV documentary about Martin's death. The acquittal sparked protests nationwide that became a foundation for the Black Lives Matter movement.

Scientist wants to end his own life because he's 104 Scientist wants to end his own life because he's 104

During his final news conference on Wednesday, Goodall could scarcely contain his glee and broke into a song for reporters . "I$3 f I had to choose something, I think it would be the final movement of Beethoven's ninth symphony", he said , and be...

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