All News - 03 August 2017

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Russia investigation news sends US stocks down

03 August 2017 23:54:58 WN.com - Asia News

US stocks fell and bonds gained Thursday afternoon, following a report from the Wall Street Journal that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury to investigate Russia’s...

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Maldives Executions Would Be 'Great Setback,' UN Official Says

03 August 2017 23:54:58 WN.com - Asia News

The Maldives will make a big mistake if it ends a six-decade moratorium on the death penalty, an independent U.N. human rights expert said Thursday, after a senior government minister said executions might take place within days. "The resumption of executions in the Maldives after more than 60 years would be a great setback for the country and...

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World Islamic Body Tells Myanmar to Protect Rights of Rohingya Minority

03 August 2017 23:54:58 WN.com - Asia News

Myanmar must protect the rights of its Rohingya Muslim minority, the chief of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said on Thursday, urging the government to work with neighboring Muslim-majority countries to tackle a refugee crisis. About 75,000 people have fled to Bangladesh after a military crackdown,...

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Putin Critic Navalny Fined for Canvassing Violations

03 August 2017 23:51:47 WN.com - Europe News

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was fined 300,000 rubles ($5,000) by a Russian court on Thursday for violating canvassing laws ahead of Russia's 2018 presidential elections. Navalny...

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Monaco facing impossible Ligue 1 task

03 August 2017 23:48:35 The Daily Star >> Sports

Monaco face an almost impossible task to retain their Ligue 1 title with a squad shorn of players that lit up their championship charge as big-spending rivals Paris St. Germain look to add Brazilian striker Neymar to their bloated ranks.

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Finally respected, Klitschko announces retirement

03 August 2017 23:48:35 The Daily Star >> Sports

Wladimir Klitschko ruled the heavyweight scene with a steel glove for more than a decade, yet it was a defeat by Anthony Joshua which ensured the Ukrainian retired Thursday with the universal respect that eluded him for so long.

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After De Grasse exit, who can stop Bolt and Van Niekerk?

03 August 2017 23:48:35 The Daily Star >> Sports

Andre De Grasse’s withdrawal through injury has only boosted the chances of Usain Bolt and Wayde Van Niekerk stamping themselves as the headline acts of the World athletics Championships that start in London Friday.

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Trophies and taxes: Neymar’s Barca legacy

03 August 2017 23:48:34 The Daily Star >> Sports

Barca banked the biggest transfer fee in football history with Neymar’s 222 million euro ($260 million) move to Paris Saint-Germain, more then doubling the previous record and bringing to an end a tumultuous four years at the Camp Nou.

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James Anderson has end named after him at Old Trafford

03 August 2017 23:47:31 WN.com - Africa News

Lancashire honour England bowler Jimmy Anderson ahead of fourth Test against South Africa ......

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Journalists detained, harassed, beaten covering Congo protests

03 August 2017 23:47:31 WN.com - Africa News

New York, August 3, 2017--Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo should cease harassing and detaining journalists and should allow them to cover protests and other events of public interest without interference, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. ......

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Opposition MPs must also vote according to conscience – ANC

03 August 2017 23:47:31 WN.com - Africa News

The ANC is urging members of opposition parties in Parliament to vote according to their conscience and against their leaders' bid to pass a motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. ......

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Military scrambles for transgender policy after Trump tweets

03 August 2017 23:45:59 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's tweets declaring transgender people unwelcome in the armed forces have plunged the Pentagon into a legal and moral quagmire, sparking a flurry of meetings to devise a new policy that could lead to hundreds of service members being discharged. Months after officially allowing transgender troops to serve openly in the military, the department may be forced to throw out those who willingly came forward after being promised they'd be protected. A team of military lawyers has been pulled together to deal with the matter, Adm. Paul Zukunft, the Coast Guard commandant, said at the Center For Strategic and International Studies this week. These lawyers are...

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The Latest: North Carolina island to get power back Friday

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a power outage affecting two North Carolina islands on the Outer Banks (all times local): 4:45 p.m. North Carolina officials say power will be restored to Hatteras Island on Friday, a week after it was hit by a massive outage and thousands of people were ordered to leave. Dare County officials announced that visitors will have unrestricted access to the island starting...

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The Latest: Driller says no threat in 'Gasland' town

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on federal government testing of water wells in Dimock (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A gas driller says the water in a northeastern Pennsylvania village does not pose a threat to "human health and the environment." Cabot Oil and Gas Corp....

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No joke: New York to promote new National Comedy Center site

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is getting into the comedy business. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) visited the future home of the...

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Tiny mermaid-painted shed apparently drifted 200 miles

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) — The Coast Guard says a tiny floating dock sporting a painting of a blue-tailed mermaid is now considered a...

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The Latest: Family of injured man says he'll need surgery

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the partial school building collapse in Minneapolis that killed two people (all times local): 4 p.m. The family of an assistant soccer coach who was injured in an explosion at a Minneapolis school says he is in critical but stable condition. The family of Bryan Duffey released a statement Thursday saying they've seen him make progress since he was injured in the explosion Wednesday at Minnehaha Academy. They said they're thankful for the prayers and support they've received. The family says Duffey has traumatic injuries that will require more surgery. They didn't elaborate. Longtime school receptionist Ruth Berg and custodian John Carlson were killed in the...

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Interior chief says he and Alaska senator bond over beers

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke says he has mended fences with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski after a widely reported dispute over Murkowski's vote to oppose the GOP health care bill. Zinke tweeted a photo Thursday of the two Republicans enjoying Alaskan beers at his Washington home. "I say dinner, she says brews. My friends know me well," Zinke wrote, adding a beer emoji and "thanks" to Murkowski. The Alaska Dispatch News reported last week that Zinke called Murkowski and Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, to warn of repercussions for the state if Murkowski...

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Russia, Syrian regime seeking to poach U.S.-backed fighters: Reports

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

, August 4 (ANI): Russia and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are attempting to coax U.S.-backed rebels based at the At Tanf garrison in southern Syria to switch sides, CNN reports. The move is being seen as an apparent bid to oust the coalition from a strategic piece of real estate considered crucial to Syria...

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Mueller impanels grand jury in Russia meddling

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

Justice Department Special Counsel Robert Mueller has launched a grand jury in his investigation of Russian influence in the 2016 election. ......

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WV gov. switching parties to GOP

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

Democratic�Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia is planning to change his political party affiliation and join the GOP, according to two sources familiar with his plans. ......

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Mueller investigating Trump's finances

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

Federal investigators have reportedly crossed the "red line." ......

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Epic TP tradition rolls on at this high school - welcome back, kids

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

Students at Marietta High School (Georgia) took a tradition to a higher (lower?) level when they covered trees in toilet paper Thursday morning - back to school day. The tradition, ......

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Man left dangling upside down in the air after bungee jump doesn't go as planned

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

An American man found himself dangling in the air for 30 minutes after a bungee jump didn't...

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Diego Costa to make a surprise move to force through his Chelsea exit

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

Diego Costa is set to hand in a formal transfer request in a bid to hasten his departure from Chelsea. Costa was informed by a text message from his manager Antonio Conte earlier this summer that he would not be part of his plans for the future,...

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Residential tower in Dubai engulfed in flames

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

A TOWER in the world-famous Marina in Dubai is engulfed in flames. Shocked onlookers have recorded the blaze at The Torch Tower, a residential building in the United Arab Emirate holiday hotspot. John...

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Oysters go on sale in French vending machines

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

French vendors have begun offering fresh oysters from vending machines in the hope of selling more of the delicacy outside business hours. ......

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Father of captain of Afghan all-girl robotics team killed in mosque attack

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

The father of the captain of a team of Afghan schoolgirls, who won global fame competing in a robotics competition in the United State, was killed in an attack on a Shia mosque, officials said on Thursday. ......

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Bosch launches digital truck parking system

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

Berlin, Aug 4 (IANS) German automotive components supplier Bosch has launched its solution to the shortage of secure truck parking spaces along European highways in the form of a website. Truck drivers can now book parking spaces...

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Study suggests blowing out birthday cake candles could be health risk

03 August 2017 23:45:58 WN.com - World News

The next time you blow out the candles on a birthday cake, you may want to wish for a strong immune system. A study...

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