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People Thai ex-PM 'fled to Dubai' before verdict
Author: 0 Thai ex-PM 'fled to Dubai' before verdict

Yingluck supporters sympathised with her for fleeing, but didn't know who could replace her. The program cost billions of dollars and inspired protests leading to the 2014 military coup that overthrew Shinawatra's government. "She has arrived safely and is there now", a senior member of the Shinawatras' party told Reuters. The sources did not say where she had gone. Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam said the government "should not comment" on Yingluck's case and her whereabouts.

People ISIS surrounded in Iraqi town near Mosul, coalition says
Author: 0 ISIS surrounded in Iraqi town near Mosul, coalition says

On Sunday، the Iraqi government launched a major offensive to retake Tal Afar، which involves army troops، Federal Police units، counter-terrorism forces and fighters from the Hashd al-Shaabi (a largely Shia force incorporated into the Iraqi army last year).

People Trump adviser Gorka is latest White House departure — BBCI
Author: 0 Trump adviser Gorka is latest White House departure — BBCI

Gorka also was a staunch defender of President Trump's desire to impose immigration restrictions on refugees and residents of several majority-Muslim nations. Gorka's parents are from Hungary and he lived there from 1992 to 2007. The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, an umbrella organization for USA civil rights groups said in a statement his departure was long overdue.

People US Army Black Hawk Goes Down Near Yemen
Author: 0 US Army Black Hawk Goes Down Near Yemen

Central Command. Late Friday evening a #Black Hawk attack helicopter of the USA army while on a training flight crashed close to the Southern coast of Yemen , killing one soldier. For more than two years, Yemen's Saudi-backed government forces-with US support and munitions-have been pitted against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels, leading to a devastating humanitarian crisis.

Author: 0 Gunmen Attack Shi'ite Mosque In Kabul, Casualties Feared

No group claimed responsibility for the attack. More details are awaited . Over 80 others were wounded in the attack and meanwhile more than 100 others were rescued, the sources said. Pools of blood could be seen at the entrance to the medical facility. "Two Afghan police forces were martyred and two others were wounded and have been taken to hospital".

People Trump Administration Slaps Economic Sanctions on Venezuela
Author: 0 Trump Administration Slaps Economic Sanctions on Venezuela

Bond investors expressed relief on Friday after new USA sanctions against Venezuela didn't ban trading of the country's existing bonds, an outcome that could have caused massive disruptions in the market for Venezuelan debt. " Venezuela is not very far away". He called relations with the US the worst in history. NPR's Scott Horsley reports that the us "says it's prepared to relax sanctions if Venezuela restores democracy".

People Emmanuel Macron Under Fire For Flamboyant Makeup Budget
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron Under Fire For Flamboyant Makeup Budget

The 39-year-old whose youthful good looks added to an appeal that swept him into power in May has spent €26,000 (£24,000) on makeup in only three months. Everyone is in a fix that how can anyone spend so much on just makeup and then make a comment comparing it to other country's irrational expenses. The official is definitely right on that count: France's preceding president, François Hollande , had a personal hairdresser that was on contract for almost €10,000 a month, a sum he paid ...

People Buckingham Palace on lockdown after attack on police officers
Author: 0 Buckingham Palace on lockdown after attack on police officers

The alleged offender was held just after 8.30pm on Friday evening on suspicion of assault and grievous bodily harm. "Man with a sword attacked an officer". There are no other details yet as to whether the incident is related to terrorism. They have not been taken to hospital. Two officers were injured in the arrest and treated at the scene.

People Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato
Author: 0 Hong Kong Port Shuts For Typhoon Hato

Rescuers have searched submerged cars for trapped people in the former Portuguese territory, while emergency services scrambled to respond to crisis calls. But the resignation of the director of Macau's meteorological bureau smacks of sacrificial bureaucratic scapegoating rather than meaningful political accountability.

People Sears to close more Kmart stores, none in Local 6 area
Author: 0 Sears to close more Kmart stores, none in Local 6 area

This included a decline of 9.4 percent for Kmart stores, and a decline of 13.2 percent at Sears stores, the company said. Liquidation sales could start as soon as August 31, Sears said. As of July 29, Sears had $442 million in cash on hand - well above the $286 million it had in January 2017 - and $191 million still available to borrow from its $1.5 billion credit facility.

People Sanchez powers Yankees over Tigers
Author: 0 Sanchez powers Yankees over Tigers

The red-hot catcher homered in his first at-bat, jump-starting another big game by the Yankees' offense in a 10-2 victory over the Tigers at Comerica Park. Gary Sanchez , Didi Gregorius and Chase Headley all homered for NY. The Tigers' lineup could be worth looking into on Thursday, as they own a solid implied total (4.78 runs) in a matchup that offers some fantasy upside (9.5 over/under, 0.987 park factor).

People Thursday weather: Chance of showers, then gradual clearing
Author: 0 Thursday weather: Chance of showers, then gradual clearing

South southeast wind 8 to 13 miles per hour. The next chance for rain comes Saturday night , with more showers possible on Sunday . Today | Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. The high will be near 83. Experts are predicting severe thunderstorms on Tuesday evening.

People Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead at residence
Author: 0 Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead at residence

No official cause of death has been given, but foul play has been ruled out, a senior police officer told AFP . The Press Secretary at the Russian embassy, Sergei Konyashin, said there were signs that the 63-year-old Ambassador had suffered a severe heart attack, reported the Sudan Tribune.

People US Navy sacks 7th Fleet commander after collisions
Author: 0 US Navy sacks 7th Fleet commander after collisions

Navy for identification. Still missing are nine other personnel that include electronics and information technicians and communications electricians. Navy said divers located the remains in a flooded compartment. The guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain and the tanker Alnic MC collided on August 21 while the warship was nearing Singapore for a routine port call.

People Third prize Powerball ticket of $50K sold in Greenport
Author: 0 Third prize Powerball ticket of $50K sold in Greenport

The $758.7 million amount reflects the annuity payout option, in which the victor receives 30 payments over 29 years, increasing 5 percent annually. Federal income taxes will take a 25 percent bite from winnings . Bob Bolduc owns the Pride store chain. The victor of the $758 million Powerball jackpot came forward during a news conference at Massachusetts State Lottery headquarters Thursday.

People US State Dept. issues travel warning for Mexico violence
Author: 0 US State Dept. issues travel warning for Mexico violence

The travel warning is a major hit to Mexico's $20-billion-a-year tourism industry, of which the regions surrounding Cancun and Los Cabos are crown jewels. That restriction is reserved for parts of Chihuahua , Coahuila and Colima states, among others. The expanded warning is due to a rise in homicide rates, the State Department said on their website.

People Abbas to meet with United States delegation on Thursday
Author: 0 Abbas to meet with United States delegation on Thursday

Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, will arrive in the region on Thursday accompanied by special envoy for worldwide negotiations Jason Greenblatt and Dina Powell, deputy national security adviser. "I urged them to say the same thing to Netanyahu, but they recoil". Abbas recently griped that he doesn't understand the Trump administrations policy toward Israel - complaining that the administration won't go public with its support for a two-state solution and a halt to ...

People What time is the $700 million Powerball numbers drawing Wednesday?
Author: 0 What time is the $700 million Powerball numbers drawing Wednesday?

Powerball tickets cost $2. Well if not, you just might have to get to it now as the people in Malta have the chance to take part in this Wednesday's Powerball draw. Matching all five regular numbers, or white balls, in any order and the red Powerball will win you the jackpot. "As long as I can get a way with, " he said.

People Millions of Americans Tolerate neo-Nazi Views, Poll Finds
Author: 0 Millions of Americans Tolerate neo-Nazi Views, Poll Finds

Overall, 10 percent of respondents described themselves as supporters of the "alt-right" movement, an attempted rebranding of the white supremacist movement, while 41 percent said they had no opinion on the matter. The numbers were largely unchanged from an ABC News/Washington Post poll in July conducted prior to the Charlottesville rally. Christie says there's not a moral equivalency between neo-Nazis and white supremacists .

People Flood emergency issued for Kansas City
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Fire crews responded to the Willow Creek Apartments, located on W 99th Terrace between Wornall and Holmes Roads. There were no immediate reports of deaths linked to the deluge, which the National Weather Service said dumped record-breaking rainfall in some areas.

People U.S. imposes sanctions on Chinese, Russian firms over North Korea
Author: 0 U.S. imposes sanctions on Chinese, Russian firms over North Korea

Fears have grown over North Korea's development of missiles and nuclear weapons since Pyongyang launched intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) in July. Trump responded by tweeting that the USA military was "locked and loaded, should North Korea act unwisely". The North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, delayed the Guam strike plan last week, but warned it could go ahead depending on Washington's next move.

People Severe thunderstorm watch in several regions
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorm watch in several regions

Strong to severe storms are expected Tuesday across most of the Tri-State, moving into the area in the early afternoon. Most towns will see their first thunderstorm of the day between 11 a.m. The high temperature will be around 84 degrees on Tuesday. Those headed to Little League World Series games in Williamsport can expect thunderstorms and delays, AccuWeather reports.

People Strike hits bank operations
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Online banking operations were not affected by the strike either. The strike has been called by unions under the aegis of the United Forum of Bank Unions ( UFBU ). Among the 17-point charter of union demands, the main relates to the government's denial of adequate capital to public sector banks, thus creating conditions for privatisation, an AIBEA statement said on Tuesday.

People Mexico Man Smuggled 13lbs of Meth Using a Drone
Author: 0 Mexico Man Smuggled 13lbs of Meth Using a Drone

According to authorities , the agents located the drone's owner with a lunchbox filled with meth and a two-foot drone stashed in a bush. Rivera confessed to smuggling drugs five or six times, since March, to an accomplice at a gas station in San Diego.

People Local Navy sailor among the missing
Author: 0 Local Navy sailor among the missing

The Alnic MC is a Liberian-flagged, 183 metre-long oil tanker of 49,958 tons (50,760 tonnes), according to shipping data in Thomson Reuters Eikon. It's based at the 7th Fleet's homeport of Yokosuka , Japan . Post strong criticism, taking to Twitter , he said, "Thoughts & prayers are w/ our @USNavy sailors aboard the #USSJohnSMcCain where search & rescue efforts are underway".

People Lamp on Big Ben to be turned off
Author: 0 Lamp on Big Ben to be turned off

Watch our video to hear them for yourself. Big Ben has been silenced before, most recently for six weeks in 2007 for maintenance work. Hundreds of parliamentary staff, journalists and lawmakers gathered in a courtyard under the Victorian clock tower to mark the moment, while hundreds more tourists and passers-by lined sidewalks and filled nearby Parliament Square , cellphones held aloft.

People Henrik Stenson leads on moving day at the Wyndham
Author: 0 Henrik Stenson leads on moving day at the Wyndham

Ollie Schniederjans was second after his final-round 64, with birdies on Nos. "When I stuffed I thought, you know, there's probably going to be a playoff, and then he birdied 17 and made a good par on 18", Schniederjans said. Just as he did in Saturday's round, where he went on a birdie binge, he attacked the same holes Sunday. "This was the best performance I've had in that situation", he said.

People Family Jumps Rising Drawbridge in Car, Lands on Other Side
Author: 0 Family Jumps Rising Drawbridge in Car, Lands on Other Side

According to NBC station WCAU , Terence Naphys paid the $1.50 toll at the Middle Thorofare Bridge connecting Cape May and Wildwoods, New Jersey, and was driving across the two-lane bridge when the steel grate suddenly lifted 3-to-6 feet beneath his vehicle.

Author: 0 More Than Spectacle: Eclipses Create Science And So Can You

The AAS also offers tips on how to tell if your eclipse glasses meet the standard. From there, typically, you will need to slide a finger up or down on the display to adjust the exposure amount. Every area of the United States, however, will have some portion of the eclipse with 90 percent to 60 percent visible, from the extreme northern border with Canada to the extreme southern border with Mexico.

People German writer wanted by Turkey 'released in Spain'
Author: 0 German writer wanted by Turkey 'released in Spain'

We must not misuse global organisations such as Interpol" in such cases, she said on RTL television about the case of writer Dogan Akhanli, who was arrested Saturday at Turkey's request while holidaying in Spain. Turkish accusations include the charge that Germany has given refuge to wanted Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants and suspected coup plotters.

People Chris Wood close to agreeing £15m Burnley move
Author: 0 Chris Wood close to agreeing £15m Burnley move

The 25-year-old New Zealand worldwide has scored 44 goals in 86 matches during an impressive spell at Elland Road - including 30 strikes in all competitions last season. El Desmarque says Burnley's first offer wasn't attractive enough, either for Deportivo or Andone, who's very grateful for the chances his club have been giving him.

People Powerball numbers for $541.9 million jackpot
Author: 0 Powerball numbers for $541.9 million jackpot

Tickets sold in California, Florida, and Tennessee each won a share of the record $1.586 billion jackpot from January 2016. The jackpot for that game now stands at an estimated $25 million after one victor was drawn for a $393 million jackpot August 11.

People Donald Trump to skip attending Kennedy Center Honors
Author: 0 Donald Trump to skip attending Kennedy Center Honors

The center seemed relieved by the president's decision, saying in a statement , "We are grateful for the gesture". Past presidents and first ladies have hosted a White House reception in the hours before the Kennedy Center gala, which they would then watch from seats high above the stage.