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France on brink of 2018 World Cup

France on brink of 2018 World Cup It took Les Beus just over two minutes to take the lead, as a lovely attack via Antoine Griezmann ended up with Matuidi blasting home from a tight angle. Zuber then added his second and Switzerland's fourth from 20 yards out early in the second half, and though Hungary were able to get a goal back through Richard Guzmics, Stephan Lichtsteiner made it 5-1 with seven minutes to play before R... [Full Article...]

Turkey-backed rebels in new Syria operation - Erdogan

Turkey-backed rebels in new Syria operation - Erdogan The firefights come a day after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced plans for military intervention in Idlib province, where HTS militants drove out Ankara-backed rebels in July. The zone would be monitored by Turkish soldiers. "The goal of the operation is to liberate Idlib fully from Tahrir al-Sham". Afer those talks Putin declared the right conditions now existed to end the over six-... [Full Article...]

Galen Rupp wins Chicago Marathon, snaps 15-year American title drought

Galen Rupp wins Chicago Marathon, snaps 15-year American title drought American Jordan Hasay set a PB finishing third overall, matching her placing-performance from Boston, running 2:20:57. The crushing blow by Rupp was a 2:47 surge in the 38th kilometer to break the race open and leave Kirui behind. Hasay, who trains with Rupp under Alberto Salazar , was third in the Boston Marathon to give the USA its best combined male-female finish since 1985. [Full Article...]

Danish Police Recover Missing Body Parts of the Journalist Kim Wall

Danish Police Recover Missing Body Parts of the Journalist Kim Wall Identification was based on dental records from Sweden, he said. An autopsy of the torso had revealed Wall was stabbed more than 14 times in her genitals and other parts of her body and her limbs had been removed with a chainsaw. He told the Copenhagen City Court that Wall was badly injured and probably dead. He initially claimed he safely dropped her off in Copenhagen before the submarine... [Full Article...]

What happened inside the shooter's suite at the Mandalay Bay hotel

What happened inside the shooter's suite at the Mandalay Bay hotel With hundreds of victims still hospitalised, officials said the death toll was likely to rise. Las Vegas Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said in a press conference Wednesday evening that Paddock had previously stayed at a Las Vegas high-rise condo during a music festival the weekend before the shooting. [Full Article...]

Iowa State Defeats No. 3 Oklahoma in Shocking 38-31 Upset

Iowa State Defeats No. 3 Oklahoma in Shocking 38-31 Upset The Sooners have won 14 consecutive games, a streak that dates back 385 days to a 45-24 home loss to Ohio State on September 17, 2016. Iowa State broke a tie on Kempt's 25-yard pass to Allen Lazard , who made a spectacular coach in the end zone with 2:19 to play. [Full Article...]

UAE: NOC to reduce oil production in November as expected by OPEC

UAE: NOC to reduce oil production in November as expected by OPEC The U.S. benchmark posted its strongest quarterly gain since the second quarter of 2016. United States crude ended Monday's session down Dollars 1.09, or 2.1%, at USD 50.58. Hedge funds are again piling into oil, as are long-term passive investors, attracted not only by rising prices, but also by a profitable change in the forward-price curve . [Full Article...]

Nadal into quarter-finals, Peng Shuai retires at China Open

Nadal into quarter-finals, Peng Shuai retires at China Open The 31-year-old, who won his third US Open title last month, maintained his momentum in the second set to seal the victory. John Isner , the number six seed, also pulled off a routine 6-2 6-3 victory over Tunisian qualifier Malek Jaziri, although two of the American's unseeded compatriots bowed out. [Full Article...]

TransCanada spikes Energy East

TransCanada spikes Energy East Quebec politicians, along with Indigenous and environmental groups, welcomed the project's demise, branding it as a harbinger of the inevitable death of fossil fuels and a reminder of the need for further green energy development. (CNRL), Shell and Cenovus. Energy East "was supposed to cross more than 700 bodies of water", Quebec Environment Minister David Heurtel said separately in Quebec City. [Full Article...]

Stephen Curry, Kevin Love Among Players in Favor of NBA All-Star Changes

Stephen Curry, Kevin Love Among Players in Favor of NBA All-Star Changes National Basketball Association announced the new format Tuesday. Last season, LeBron James led fan voting in the Eastern Conference and Stephen Curry had the honor in the West . Back-to-backs per team have been reduced for the third consecutive season to just 14.9 back-to-backs per team this season, and the league has eliminated scenarios in which teams play four games in five days. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's key intelligence 'connected to terrorists' - United States top general

Pakistan's key intelligence 'connected to terrorists' - United States top general The release of the Afghan war cost information came as Sen. Joseph Dunford, right, speak with Chairman Sen. That's customary practice for administration witnesses testifying before congressional committees. Last month, the Pentagon, after long insisting that 8,400 troops were deployed in Afghanistan, admitted that it actually has about 11,000 troops there. [Full Article...]

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST

Sunny, high near 70 — TODAY'S FORECAST Mostly cloudy, with a high near 71. South wind 8 to 10 miles per hour. Friday night , a 30 percent chance of showers before 11 p.m. Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Tonight the NWS is calling for a low around 44 with the winds turning to ... [Full Article...]

Air France Airbus A380 Flight AF66 suffer mid-air engine failure

Air France Airbus A380 Flight AF66 suffer mid-air engine failure Aircraft like the Airbus A350 are certified to fly for several hours on just one engine to reach the next airport for emergency landings. "The passengers are now being assisted by teams dispatched to the location", the statement said. The airline says it has arranged for two flights to carry the 497 passengers on board the diverted plane to their destination Sunday. Rick Engebretsen, one of ... [Full Article...]

Jerry Jones talks Trump conversation, Anthem Protests and Lee injury

Jerry Jones talks Trump conversation, Anthem Protests and Lee injury In Arizona, the Cowboys , along with team owner Jerry Jones , took a collective knee before the song. Numerous teams have been kneeling or locking arms before games after Trump sparked anger by saying protesting players are disrespecting the United States flag and should even be fired. [Full Article...]

Johnston woman arrested after leaving kids home during European vacation

Johnston woman arrested after leaving kids home during European vacation Police said that Macke's sitter fell through and she left the 12-year-olds in charge, KCCI reported . Police say that Macke had left the country the day before and was en route to Germany. Hough remains in the Polk County jail on a $60,000 bond. "They were concerned, they didn't know, they were confused", Lt. Tyler Tompkins said. The father of the youngest children, Matthew Macke, a polic... [Full Article...]

Former army officer elected Ukip leader

Former army officer elected Ukip leader In the 2005 general election he stood as the Lib Dem candidate against future Conservative chancellor Philip Hammond in the Runnymede and Weybridge constituency. Under his leadership, the party will continue to position itself as a bulwark against a "soft" Brexit and to cry betrayal at any move away from a complete severing of connections with the European Union. [Full Article...]

Pruitt's $25000 Sound Proof Phone Booth Raises Serious Concerns

Pruitt's $25000 Sound Proof Phone Booth Raises Serious Concerns In July, Pruitt flew on a private plane for official travel while visiting his home state of Oklahoma, CBS News reported . Pruitt flew from Cincinnati to New York's JFK airport on an Air Force jet on June 7. Liz Purchia-Gannon, a former spokesperson for former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy of the Obama administration, blasted the expense of Pruitt's new SCIF. [Full Article...]

Aston Martin Takes the Plunge with a Branded Submarine

Aston Martin Takes the Plunge with a Branded Submarine They are typically used for scientific research, or movie and television filming, but can also be privately owned, stored aboard a yacht, and used for pleasure and underwater exploration. "From our first interaction, it was apparent that Triton and Aston Martin were natural partners and our complimentary values will be realised in this truly exciting project". [Full Article...]

CBP: Contractors begin border wall concrete and 'other materials' prototypes

CBP: Contractors begin border wall concrete and 'other materials' prototypes The construction on the prototypes for the US-Mexico border wall has begun in California. All the prototypes will be between 18 and 30 feet high. U.S. One of President Donald Trump's main platforms during the 2016 Presidential race was for the creation of a wall spanning the U.S. -Mexico border that he believes would be a deterrent for illegal immigration. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive The U.S. national works for the Yemeni oil company Safer and was detained after taking his children to school, two of his colleagues said, adding that he was married to a Yemeni woman and had lived in Yemen for many years. Saudi Arabia's king issued a decree on Tuesday allowing women to drive, which would end a longstanding ban on female motorists in the ultra-conservative country. [Full Article...]


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