• Spanish Police Detain Catalan Politicians Ahead Of Independence Vote
Spanish Police Detain Catalan Politicians Ahead Of Independence Vote

They waved the red-and-yellow Catalan flag and chanted " Occupying forces out " and "Where is Europe?". Wednesday's raids came a day after 45,000 envelopes donning logos of the Catalan government were seized in the town of Terrassa, and Barcelona have now issued a statement in support of the democratic rights of the people of Catalonia.

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  • Melbourne girl, eight, dies as Australia's 'horror' flu season continues
Melbourne girl, eight, dies as Australia's 'horror' flu season continues

Did you know that your age puts you at a higher risk for serious complications of the flu? It is strongly recommended that people 6 months old and older get a flu shot each year. Are you ready to fight the flu? For decades, tests suggested the flu vaccine worked extremely well, but in the past 15 years a better test revealed many infections in ...

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  • Activists Say Facebook Is Removing Their Posts About Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing
Activists Say Facebook Is Removing Their Posts About Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing

Military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing said his forces had handled the situation as best they could and he urged the internally displaced, majority Buddhist, to go home. But refugees in Bangladesh who were aware of her comments took no comfort from that, anticipating little change to policies that have denied their community recognition as a...

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  • Equities trade flat on global cues, weak rupee
Equities trade flat on global cues, weak rupee

The Fed is due to announce its decision at 1800 GMT on Wednesday and is widely expected to keep rates unchanged after a two-day meeting but could begin paring its bond holdings, with reductions likely to start in coming months. Bharti Airtel, the nation's largest mobile phone operator, ended 0.4% higher after slumping as much as 6% earlier in the d...

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  • Clashes at US university after police kill student
Clashes at US university after police kill student

Georgia Tech President Peterson said Tuesday that the school is committed to finding out conclusively what happened but that "we must rely on professional investigation and evaluation, and not draw conclusions too quickly". William Schultz told reporters Monday that his child had a 3.9 GPA and was on track to graduate early in December. Scout Sc...

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  • Suu Kyi says Myanmar ready to bring back refugees from Bangladesh
Suu Kyi says Myanmar ready to bring back refugees from Bangladesh

She said her government was prepared to begin verifying the 400,000 refugees who had fled into Bangladesh, in preparation for their repatriation. We will also investigate why so many young Muslims are crossing the border and going to Bangladesh.

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  • Chelsea V Arsenal: London Derby Ends All Square At The Bridge
Chelsea V Arsenal: London Derby Ends All Square At The Bridge

Antonio Conte's side now third after three games, Arsenal languish in 12th place on the table. "I repeat that we have great respect for them". When asked what his views were on David Luiz's sending off after showing his studs to Sead Kolasinac late on in front of the dugouts Wenger replied: "I think even Luiz would accept it was too strong...

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  • Pep Guardiola delighted with lethal Manchester City after six-goal show
Pep Guardiola delighted with lethal Manchester City after six-goal show

Aguero completed his hat-trick in the 81st minute. City's South American forwards made a mockery of Watford's burgeoning reputation for being a tough team to break down by making it 3-0 after 37 minutes when Aguero dribbled to the edge of the box and threaded a pass to Jesus, who picked his spot in the far corner of the net and dispatched the ...

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  • Terror-related arrests hit record high as threat gathers momentum
Terror-related arrests hit record high as threat gathers momentum

They also include many arrests related to British jihadis attempting to travel to or returning from fighting for ISIS in the Middle East, or for spreading the terror group's propaganda. Meanwhile, 189 were released without charge. It emerged earlier this year that counter-terror agencies are running 500 investigations involving 3,000 individuals ...

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  • Odell Beckham Jr. Describes Ankle Injury As 6-8 Week Recovery
Odell Beckham Jr. Describes Ankle Injury As 6-8 Week Recovery

Shelby Harris got a hand on Younghoe Koo's 44-yard field goal attempt with a second left, and the Broncos began the Vance Joseph era with a 24-21 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday night. The approach will be to keep working. First-round draft pick Evan Engram said the team has gotten the game out of its system and tried to learn. As s...

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  • Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express engine, coach derail
Ranchi-Delhi Rajdhani Express engine, coach derail

There was no report of any injury in the mishap, Railway ministry spokesperson Anil Saxena said in New Delhi . Sunil Udasi, the Chief Public Relations Officer, Central Railway was quoted by PTI as saying, "Two wagons of the goods trains derailed in Khandala this afternoon".

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  • Narendra Modi meets Myanmar's state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi
Narendra Modi meets Myanmar's state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi

The state councillor said that her government is trying to progess on the development front, which is one of the "biggest problems" as the matter is "we have very limited resources". Critics have slammed her alleged complicity in what they consider to be the "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims in the country's northwestern Rakhine state.

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  • Anderson: West Indies decider good Ashes preparation
Anderson: West Indies decider good Ashes preparation

Tom Westley was trapped leg before by Holder for just eight, before Joe Root, the England captain, fell to only his second ball, having scored one, as he was caught by Powell off Holder. The only break he had was the 20 minutes for tea. India's Tests will start on August 1 in Edgbaston before moving to Lord's, Trent Bridge, Southampton and The...

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  • Syrian government army responsible for Sarin attack
Syrian government army responsible for Sarin attack

The report also found that United States forces failed to take all feasible precautions to protect civilians and civilian objects when attacking alleged terrorists and destroying part of a mosque complex in al-Jinah, Aleppo, in March, in violation of global humanitarian law.

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  • Walter Becker, guitarist who co-founded Steely Dan, dead at age 67
Walter Becker, guitarist who co-founded Steely Dan, dead at age 67

Their songs were catchy and insinuating enough to infiltrate pop radio in the 1970s. "Find our place in the middle based on the fact that we were creatures of the margin and of alienation". "Like many children of families fractured, he had the gift to read the psychology behind the people, and to transform what he saw into art sharp and sparkling",...

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  • India vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI Live Cricket Score, Toss & Playing 11
India vs Sri Lanka 4th ODI Live Cricket Score, Toss & Playing 11

Lasith Malinga and Virat Kohli , the two captains . A lofted drive over extra-cover, off Mathews, moved the opener into his stride, and from there on, no matter who the bowler was, both batsmen did as they pleased. Kohli reached to his 15th ODI fifty off 38 balls and while Rohit too completed his half-century off 45 deliveries. Sri Lanka have...

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  • West Nile found in Twin Cities, residents urged to be cautious
West Nile found in Twin Cities, residents urged to be cautious

So far this season, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 45 states and the District of Columbia have seen either human, mosquito, or avian cases of West Nile virus , including 190 cases of neuroinvasive disease and 124 cases of non-neuroinvasive disease.

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  • Theresa May expresses unity with Japan in face of North Korea threat
Theresa May expresses unity with Japan in face of North Korea threat

I think they're a key player in this. May arrived in Osaka in western Japan on Wednesday afternoon, marking her first visit to Japan since she became prime minister in July past year. She said she would ask him to push ahead with a wide-ranging EU-Japan trade deal, with the idea it could then be used as a model for a separate deal with the UK.

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  • Source Politico: Trump to seize populist mantle for pitching messy tax overhaul
Source Politico: Trump to seize populist mantle for pitching messy tax overhaul

The venue has significance to Trump's pledge to American workers, the White House said. President Donald Trump will speak at a Springfield manufacturing facility in a private event Wednesday. The White House is dodging such questions. Not only will the legislature have to deal with the relief efforts for Hurricane Harvey , but it must also...

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  • Two Indian states in lockdown for Guru Ram Rahim's rape sentencing today
Two Indian states in lockdown for Guru Ram Rahim's rape sentencing today

Dera owns over 250 properties nationwide out of which 131 are located in Haryana. The two states are still on high alert after Singh's supporters reacted violently to his conviction sentence on August 25. This anonymous letter written in 2002 led to an investigation by India's Central Bureau of Investigation against Gurmeet Ram Rahim . Inside t...

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  • United States military helicopter crashes near Yemen, 1 troop missing
United States military helicopter crashes near Yemen, 1 troop missing

Central Command. American forces are searching for a US service member after a Black Hawk helicopter crashed near the coast of Yemen during a training mission on Friday night. Five of the six USA troops on board were rescued, and the search for the sixth person is ongoing. The crash isn't the first one for a military helicopter in 2017.

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  • Vitamin B Increases Risk Of Lung Cancer, Especially Among Men
Vitamin B Increases Risk Of Lung Cancer, Especially Among Men

Upon enrolling in the study, participants reported information to researchers about B-vitamin usage over the past 10 years. If you look at B-vitamin supplement bottles...they are anywhere between 50-fold the United States recommended dietary allowance (to) upward of 2,100-fold.

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  • Concept Buzz to reinvent Volkswagen Kombi
Concept Buzz to reinvent Volkswagen Kombi

BUZZ made its world debut at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show. It will also feature variable seating, interactive connectivity and " highly automated driving". The batteries and the electric motor will be underneath the floor, the company shared. Volkswagen also stated that their whole line would be electricity-powered starting in 2019.

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  • Local, state officials report slow start to West Nile virus season
Local, state officials report slow start to West Nile virus season

The majority of people (80%) who are infected with West Nile virus do not get sick. The states with the most human West Nile virus cases this year are Arizona, Texas, California, Mississippi and Louisiana. Repellents containing DEET , picaridin, IR3535 and some oil of lemon eucalyptus and para-menthane-diol products provide longer-lasting protec...

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  • Anti-Nazis Outnumber 'Free Speech' Protesters 10 to 1 in Boston Demonstrations
Anti-Nazis Outnumber 'Free Speech' Protesters 10 to 1 in Boston Demonstrations

One of the planned speakers for the " Free Speech Rally " said the event "fell apart" and the crowd cheered as police were seen removing flags and other items from the bandstand at Boston Common. Walsh tweeted Saturday morning, asking the participants to remain peaceful . The Associated Press estimated the counter protester crowd size at 15,...

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  • War in Yemen causing starvation, cholera — United Nations aid chief
War in Yemen causing starvation, cholera — United Nations aid chief

Last year Saudi Arabia was initially included in the list but Ban Ki Moon, then secretary-general, backtracked after it threatened to stop funding. He said Egypt, Iran, Oman, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Arab League all supported his proposals and that he was hoping to meet with the Houthis outside ...

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  • Korea, US defense ministers agree to closely coordinate against NK threats
Korea, US defense ministers agree to closely coordinate against NK threats

Moon, who took office in early May, held a summit meeting with US President Donald Trump in late June, reaching an agreement that South Korea would become a dominant player in addressing the peninsula issues. "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" He said: " The most important task at hand is for the USA and North...

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  • UF Denies White Nationalist Request To Speak
UF Denies White Nationalist Request To Speak

The so-called alt-right is a fringe movement that has been described as a mix of racism, white nationalism and populism. But following violent , racially-charged unrest over the weekend in Charlottesville , Virginia, Fuchs said the university denied the National Policy Institute's request, citing public safety concerns.

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  • United Nations imposes tough new sanctions on North Korea
United Nations imposes tough new sanctions on North Korea

Today you're going to see the action. "She claimed that "all options are on the table", but that North Korea's reckless and irresponsible actions "[have] to stop". "The North Korean threat has not left us". While the draft resolution would impose biting economic sanctions, the US didn't get everything it wanted.

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  • Solar eclipse 2017: How to make sure your eclipse glasses are safe
Solar eclipse 2017: How to make sure your eclipse glasses are safe

I mean, there's no real secret in how to safely watch the August 21 show, but it's better to be prepared than endure a lifetime of retina damage, wouldn't you say? If he positioned the moon between the earth and the sun, then he probably drew something like the diagram at MrEclipse.com depicting Solar Eclipse Geometry (the image is copyrighted, o...

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  • Breast is best for SA babies
Breast is best for SA babies

It has been proven to lower the risk of breast and ovarian cancer, as well as osteoporosis. 'Nurturing the Health and Wealth of Nations: The Investment Case for Breastfeeding , ' suggests that meeting this target could save the lives of 520,000 children under the age of five and potentially generate $300 billion in economic gains over 10 years...

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  • NYPD Calls Unreasonable Use Of Force 'Irresponsible' After Trump's Speech
NYPD Calls Unreasonable Use Of Force 'Irresponsible' After Trump's Speech

The Daily Caller reports that while speaking about violent gang-members in a speech to law enforcement officers that focused on MS-13, Trump said officers shouldn't be "too nice" when putting violent criminals in the "paddy wagon". The department's missteps - neither officer had activated his body camera, so there's no video evidence of the fat...

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  • Hamburg: One dead, Several Injured in Supermarket Knife Attack
Hamburg: One dead, Several Injured in Supermarket Knife Attack

But previous year an evaluator who interviewed the Palestinian - who spoke fluent English, Swedish and Norwegian - said that while he had mental health problems, he did not pose an imminent danger, Mr. A 35-year-old man was also injured while overpowering the suspect. A 26-year-old assailant made what Hamburg police describe as a "totally unexp...

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  • Beautiful Boy Charlie Gard Dies
Beautiful Boy Charlie Gard Dies

Charlie died on Friday, July 28, a week before his first birthday. On Friday, the Pope posted another message: "I entrust little Charlie to the Father and pray for his parents and all those who loved him". The hospital reported that its doctors and nurses were receiving serious threats over Charlie's case and London police were investigating...

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  • Crisis Intensifies In Venezuela Ahead Of Controversial Vote
Crisis Intensifies In Venezuela Ahead Of Controversial Vote

Highways were mostly empty and businesses shuttered across the country as millions of people observed the 48-hour strike and activists threw up roadblocks in many neighborhoods to keep others from getting to work. "No more dictatorship. Maduro, resign" during a protest against the socialist government in Caracas on May 2. Romero said the 23-y...

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  • Baby Charlie: Are You Still Praying For a Miracle?
Baby Charlie: Are You Still Praying For a Miracle?

A spokeswoman for Great Ormond Street Hospital , where Charlie is being treated, was not immediately able to provide details. But they said Charlie's parents were still in dispute with doctors over the detail of hospice care plans. "There is one simple reason why treatment can not now go ahead", he said. Congressional Republicans sought to pas...

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  • Malaysia among Asia-Pacific countries with most new AIDS infections
Malaysia among Asia-Pacific countries with most new AIDS infections

Doctors in the country have said that since that burst of treatment the child has not required any other medical attention for the virus for the past eight and a half years. According to WebMD, children in MS and France have also been documented as having suppressed the virus for periods of time, also. ART not only stops HIV from replicating and...

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  • Utah County parents arrested for giving drugs to newborn daughter
Utah County parents arrested for giving drugs to newborn daughter

Spencer Cannon, a spokesperson for the Utah County Sheriff's , told CBS News . Investigators learned that Christenson had been "heavily using heroin and prescription pain medication during her pregnancy". He was also taken in for driving without insurance. Meanwhile, Christenson was also in the store with Wilde . The oldest boy's father,...

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  • Campaign for Jerusalem begins after Palestine freezes contacts with Israel
Campaign for Jerusalem begins after Palestine freezes contacts with Israel

ET) to weigh alternatives. "Israel is not driving the violence committed by the Palestinians", the statement said. Police said they were investigating the charge. Local residents said the family emptied its home of valuables, expecting it to be demolished. In addition, the Red Crescent emergency service confirmed 391 people were wounded in the ...

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  • Firefighters pull dog from burning home, save him with oxygen
Firefighters pull dog from burning home, save him with oxygen

The firefighters' good deed paid off as the dog came to on camera, panting heavily but alert. Video shows how Jack was carried from the home and laid out on the garden appearing extremely short of breath as its tiny body quivered. Frando said Smith found Jack behind a couch in the home, which was billowing with smoke by the time they arrived. ...

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  • Trump calls aircraft carrier a symbol of power
Trump calls aircraft carrier a symbol of power

He had pledged repeatedly during the presidential campaign to rebuild what he said was the nation's "depleted" military. U.S. President Donald Trump will deliver the principal address at Naval Station Norfolk, the department said in a statement.

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  • US Senate Delays Healthcare Vote as McCain Recovers From Surgery
US Senate Delays Healthcare Vote as McCain Recovers From Surgery

John McCain's announced absence following surgery left Republicans short of votes on their marquee legislation. The paper did not speak to any of McCain's doctors, but other medical experts said the recovery time for such procedures can be several weeks.

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  • Trump Receives Lowest Six Month Approval Rating Of Any President
Trump Receives Lowest Six Month Approval Rating Of Any President

About 60 percent of those polled said it was inappropriate for Trump's son to have met with a Russian lawyer during the campaign, and about the same number say they think Russia attempted to steer the outcome of the election. Already, the Republican Senate leadership has delayed a vote planned for next week on repealing ObamaCare - a key promis...

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  • Army veteran's dying wish: Call or text me
Army veteran's dying wish: Call or text me

She got some help from a member of an Arizona veterans group on Facebook , Michelle Fawbush, whose July 11 post struck a chord with the community. Ernestine chose to reach out to Caregivers of Wounded Warriors - a support group for partners of injured servicemen and women - to ask others to contact Lee and wish him well.

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  • NY airport employees temporarily halt strike as negotiations get underway
NY airport employees temporarily halt strike as negotiations get underway

A total of 700 wheelchair attendants, skycaps, baggage handlers, customer service agents, cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and shuttle drivers left their posts at JFK, La Guardia and Newark at 9pm on Tuesday. The strike is part of a larger nationwide effort for better conditions and pay in airport jobs. Many PHL workers including maintenance staff...

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  • GOP Lawmakers Offer to Introduce Legislation to Help Baby Charlie Gard
GOP Lawmakers Offer to Introduce Legislation to Help Baby Charlie Gard

Mr. Trump also waded into the debate last week, tweeting that the U.S. The application came after both Pope Francis and President Donald Trump fuelled worldwide attention to the case, with hospitals in Rome and the USA offering to provide Charlie the experimental therapy.

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  • Fantastic news for those of you who love your coffee
Fantastic news for those of you who love your coffee

Irrespective of ethnicity, people who drank two to three cups of coffee daily had an 18 per cent reduced risk of death . "Importantly, these results were similar across all of the 10 European countries, with variable coffee drinking habits and customs", Murphy added.

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  • Man arrested for 'threatening to attack Ariana Grande concert in Costa Rica'
Man arrested for 'threatening to attack Ariana Grande concert in Costa Rica'

A 22 year old Colombian man has been arrested after he was suspected of threatening an attack at an Ariana Grande in Costa Rica last weekend. "Our work during this operation was first directed toward verifying whether we were indeed facing an attack threat", said Judicial Investigation Police Director Walter Espinoza , according to the Tico T...

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  • OK man arrested while proposing to his girlfriend
OK man arrested while proposing to his girlfriend

Being arrested by police officers was not going to stop him from proposing to his girlfriend Leandria Keith . Brandon Thompson was celebrating both his 35th birthday and Independence Day on July 4. He soon got down on his knees and made the proposal. "I know that he loves me and I love him and we can get through anything together", Keith said....

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  • Ahead of Burhan's first anniv, security beefed up in Valley
Ahead of Burhan's first anniv, security beefed up in Valley

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir ), July 7: A day ahead of former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's death anniversary, authorities have beefed up security in the Valley to prevent terrorists and separatists from observing the day. He said that the celebration on the occasion of Pakistan's victory in ICC Champions Trophy by Kashmiris in the...

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