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Auto bomb kills 11 in Baghdad's Sadr City Auto bomb kills 11 in Baghdad's Sadr City
- August 28, 2017

Members of Iraq's security forces were among the victims, medical sources said, confirming the toll. Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to journalists. The auto detonated in the eastern district of Jamila, police said, as Iraqi government forces were preparing to declare victory over the Sunni Muslim militants of Islamic State more than 400 km (250 miles) further north in the city of Tal Afar. (more...)
German killer nurse suspected in at least 84 patient deaths, say police German killer nurse suspected in at least 84 patient deaths, say police
- August 28, 2017

A commission was set up in 2014 to investigate the scale of his crimes, which could make him Germany's worst post-war killer. There was "evidence for at least 90 murders, and at least as many (suspected) cases again that can no longer be proven", he told a press conference, declaring himself "speechless" at the outcome. (more...)
Rainfall amounts could reach 50-inches as storm stalls over Texas Rainfall amounts could reach 50-inches as storm stalls over Texas
- August 28, 2017

According to a tweet the NWS sent, "this event is unprecedented & all impacts are unknown & beyond anything experienced". An earlier National Hurricane Center advisory said local rainfalls of three to five inches could "cause issues" in the metro area. (more...)
China's Xi says willing to work on differences with S Korea China's Xi says willing to work on differences with S Korea
- August 28, 2017

Asked if the Moon administration sees the North's freeze on its nuclear program as a condition for denuclearization negotiations, Chung said that the freeze could be an "entrance" to the negotiations. Presidents Moon Jae-in and Xi Jinping, and Foreign Ministers Kang Kyung-wha and Wang Yi, exchanged congratulatory messages and stressed the importance of their bilateral relations, according to a statement issued by the South Korean Foreign Ministry. (more...)
North Korea launches trio of missiles amidst US-South Korea military drills North Korea launches trio of missiles amidst US-South Korea military drills
- August 28, 2017

The South Korean Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said the projectiles were launched from the North's eastern Kangwon province into the sea. The JCS says the South Korea and USA militaries were analyzing the launch. "We place confidence in our US Department of Defense capabilities and continue open communications with our federal and military partners". The missiles reportedly landed in North Korean waters about 250km away. (more...)
Tillerson says United States will maintain 'peaceful pressure' on N. Korea Tillerson says United States will maintain 'peaceful pressure' on N. Korea
- August 28, 2017

He also underscored the important role of China and Russian Federation, in diffusing the crisis, saying they bear "unique and special responsibility" for North Korea's growing threat to regional stability. The South Korean and USA militaries are in the midst of the annual Ulchi Freedom Guardian drills involving computer simulations of a war to test readiness. (more...)
North Korea fires several missiles into sea North Korea fires several missiles into sea
- August 28, 2017

The launches occurred in the midst of the US and South Korea's annual military exercises. At the time of the tests, North Korean state media showed leader Kim Jong Un overseeing a special forces operation which simulated strikes on South Korean islands, Ripley said . (more...)
Trump was wrong to pardon controversial sheriff, Ryan says Trump was wrong to pardon controversial sheriff, Ryan says
- August 28, 2017

Trump has received pushback on the pardon by members of his own party - most recently from the highest ranking Republican in Congress, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan . "This particular exercise of the pardon power appears to sanction lawless behavior and encourage defiance of controversial judicial decisions, undermining the rule of law". (more...)
Jeff Immelt rules himself out of Uber CEO search Jeff Immelt rules himself out of Uber CEO search
- August 28, 2017

Ride-sharing service Uber has picked Expedia's CEO Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO, according to U.S. media reports. Chairman Jeffrey Immelt said he's pulled himself out of consideration to take over as the head of embattled Uber Technologies Inc. (more...)
US Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban US Advocacy Group Files Lawsuit Against Trump's Transgender Military Ban
- August 28, 2017

Trump also broke from what he promised during the presidential campaign - that he would protect the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and be a "real friend". The new complaints argue Trump's policy is motivated by animus toward transgender people and violates the constitutional rights of transgender Americans who want to serve in the military, and they ask federal courts to suspend the policy immediately. (more...)
Mumbai University 3rd year BCom results 2017 declared at mu Mumbai University 3rd year BCom results 2017 declared at mu
- August 28, 2017

About 384 students of semester 6 achieved outstanding (O) grades while 7,868 students achieved the "A" grade and 19,397 students failed to clear the exam. And in the 5th semesters around three students have achieved outstanding grade, 119 achieved A grade and almost 5, 359 students have failed in the exam. (more...)
Brexit talks to resume in Brussels Brexit talks to resume in Brussels
- August 28, 2017

Immigration control was one of the key reasons many Britons cited as the reason for voting to leave the European Union in last year's national referendum. Davis will "outline the UK's strategy by calling for "imagination" on both sides" to drive what will be "technical" talks forward, the statement said. (more...)
Maryam cancels London trip to campaign for Kulsoom Maryam cancels London trip to campaign for Kulsoom
- August 28, 2017

Maryam has cancelled her planned visit to London for "uninterrupted canvassing" and has informed Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz members that she was not going to London to see her ailing mother and would rather join them in the constituency for canvassing. (more...)
Verstappen frustrated by early exit in front of 'home' crowd Verstappen frustrated by early exit in front of 'home' crowd
- August 28, 2017

Though Verstappen has retired from six of 2017's 12 Global Positioning System so far, two of those were due to first-lap collision and the other four mechanical problems. "We pay a hell of a lot of money for the engine", he fumed. We got the safety auto, so for sure Lewis [Hamilton] didn't like it too much, and fair enough, but for me it opened up an opportunity on the restart with Valtteri and capitalised on that. (more...)
North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, US conduct drills
- August 28, 2017

The launches coincide with joint exercises between the US and South Korean militaries, exercises that North Korea always strongly protests because it considers them preparation for an invasion. The launch is believed to be a response to joint U.S. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said that the projectiles fired from the North's eastern coast flew about 155 miles, though it did not mention any failures. (more...)
SC slams Gujarat government for slow trial in Asaram Bapu rape case SC slams Gujarat government for slow trial in Asaram Bapu rape case
- August 28, 2017

Coming down heavily on the Gujarat government, the Supreme Court of India asked the state government why the trial has been progressing at such a slow pace in Asaram Bapu's case. The elder sister, in her complaint against Asaram, had accused him of repeated sexual assaults between 2001 and 2006 when she was staying at his ashram near Ahmedabad. (more...)
NY aircraft, vessels and people aiding hurricane response NY aircraft, vessels and people aiding hurricane response
- August 28, 2017

The Hurricane Harvey has been downgraded to a tropical storm (a Category 2 storm), with sustained winds of 70 miles per hour and one person has reportedly been died. " New Yorkers first-hand know the damage Mother Nature can cause, and we stand shoulder to shoulder with Louisiana and Texas as they brace for Hurricane Harvey", the governor said. (more...)
Liverpool thrashes Arsenal; Burnley holds Spurs to draw Liverpool thrashes Arsenal; Burnley holds Spurs to draw
- August 28, 2017

For all of Arsenal's failings on Sunday, Liverpool's brilliance should not be forgotten. He wants to take a close look at the display of Wijnaldum. "I am fine with defence, I am fine with the offence", added the Liverpool boss. Koscielny has not played competitively for Arsenal since the defender was sent off in the final league game of last season against Everton. (more...)
TDP Candidate Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy Wins Nandyal Assembly Seat In AP TDP Candidate Bhuma Brahmananda Reddy Wins Nandyal Assembly Seat In AP
- August 28, 2017

There were 15 candidates in the fray, including Bhuma's nephew Brahmananda Reddy of the TDP, Silpa Mohan Reddy of the YSR Congress and Abdul Khader from the Congress. There is much anxiety about the Nandyal election results among the party members. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and YSRCP chief Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy made it a prestige issue with Jagan even suggesting that the result would be a referendum on the TDP government and Chandrababu Naidu. (more...)
North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea of Japan North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea of Japan
- August 28, 2017

The launches come as tens of thousands of South Korean and United States troops take part in joint military drills in the south of the peninsula, which the North views as highly provocative. On Saturday, North Korea also launched at least three projectiles into the East Sea, a move that could pour cold water on burgeoning expectations for momentum in efforts to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. (more...)

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