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People Nicola Sturgeon tells European Union negotiator Scots fear
Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon tells European Union negotiator Scots fear "extreme Brexit"

Corbyn, who slashed Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May's majority in an election last month but has promised to honour last year's referendum vote to leave the European Union, was in Brussels to push for a "jobs first Brexit", though Barnier is at pains to stress he will negotiate only with May's government.

Author: 0 SA aim to bounce back as Du Plessis returns

KG was an unforeseen circumstance. "The stuff off the field you can't plan for (either) - I didn't expect the baby to come earlier, the tragedy in Russell's family etc - it's a huge character test for us". It's how well we respond to that. However, the recall of Gary Ballance for a third and final chance at Test level, Root's one big decision before the series, has so far yet to bear fruit.

People TRS MLA Shankar Naik arrested for misbehaving with Collector
Author: 0 TRS MLA Shankar Naik arrested for misbehaving with Collector

Minister Chandulal who did not care for the collector's complaint initially, later mediated between the collector and the MLA. Employees of the collectorate said they would not attend to their duties until the state government responds. The CM asked Shankar Naik to personally meet the collector and apologise to her which the MLA obliged. The collector, however, was not satisfied with the MLA's explanation.

People Giants' Brandon Marshall says he couldn't have tolerated 2017 with rebuilding Jets
Author: 0 Giants' Brandon Marshall says he couldn't have tolerated 2017 with rebuilding Jets

Marshall went on to say that NFL players - both black and white - believe that the public and the league "absolutely" hold players to different standards of behavior based on race. This is not the first time Marshall's name has made the news during the offseason. Marshall then pulled off his headphones, got up, and accidentally spilled his coffee on a computer.

People Evangelical leaders lay hands on Trump during prayer session in Oval Office
Author: 0 Evangelical leaders lay hands on Trump during prayer session in Oval Office

According to the Facebook post , Rodney Howard-Browne and his wife, Adonica, were invited to the prayer meeting by President Trump's personal pastor Paula White. It's used for ordination, confirmation, baptism and a number of other rites of passage, as well as during prayer, and is meant to invoke God's blessing for the person on the receiving end.

People A Little Rain To Start, Then Cloudy & Cooler
Author: 0 A Little Rain To Start, Then Cloudy & Cooler

The cold front will be moving into the area that will set the stage for a lovely and comfortable weekend. Scattered showers will be possible overnight. Friday is expected to have a 40 percent chance of rain with a high of 92 and a low of 77, while Saturday has a 40 percent chance with a high of 93.

People Sri Lankan Navy rescues elephant struggling 10 miles offshore
Author: 0 Sri Lankan Navy rescues elephant struggling 10 miles offshore

Believe it or not, finding an elephant frolicking in the sea is not all that unusual. The dramatic scene played out in the waters off Kokkuthuduwai, Kokilai, according to a statement from the navy. The crew glimpsed the animal treading water and holding its trunk up in the air like a snorkel. Krishnan did add that the navy's involvement was likely important because elephants can't swim for too long due to the substantial amount of energy burned through swimming.

People After uproar over dress code, Paul Ryan to 'modernize' it
Author: 0 After uproar over dress code, Paul Ryan to 'modernize' it

Ryan made his announcement a week after a CBS News report about the long-standing rules went viral on social media. The dress code for the room has required women - reporters and lawmakers - to wear dresses and blouses with sleeves if they want to enter.

People US House may ban healthcare for transgender military personnel
Author: 0 US House may ban healthcare for transgender military personnel

The ACLU is sending a letter to the House this morning urging them to vote against the Hartzler Amendment . The House is set to consider a Republican-backed measure that would stop the Pentagon from paying for US service members to undergo gender transition surgeries.

People U.S. consumer agency moves to ban mandatory arbitration
Author: 0 U.S. consumer agency moves to ban mandatory arbitration

The CFPB's rule could be a win for consumers . "These clauses allow companies to avoid accountability by blocking group lawsuits and forcing people to go it alone or give up". Among other things, arbitration clauses shielded Wells Fargo from a class action lawsuit when its employees were creating thousands of bogus consumer accounts in order to meet sales quotas.

People Rey Still Missing From 'Star Wars' Monopoly Game Due to 'Insufficient Interest'
Author: 0 Rey Still Missing From 'Star Wars' Monopoly Game Due to 'Insufficient Interest'

It seems that the Rey figures were made and distributed to "retailers in several markets around the world", according to a statement from Duffy, but not in the United States due to "insufficient interest". It all started when the previous edition of Star Wars Monopoly launched without a Rey figurine, though it had other characters from The Force Awakens .

People 'Monkey selfie' photographer fights macaque for rights to viral image
Author: 0 'Monkey selfie' photographer fights macaque for rights to viral image

Predictably the selfies of the grinning Naruto went viral and this is when things began to get complicated. Outlets including Wikipedia claim no one owns the copyrights, and that the photo exists in the public domain. Slaters attorneys were incredulous, saying it is "really unfair" they've had to fight the case in federal court. "We'd like for the case to be over at this point", Dunning said.

People AstraZeneca's CEO Soriot to join Israeli drugs company Teva
Author: 0 AstraZeneca's CEO Soriot to join Israeli drugs company Teva

Both companies said they did not comment on market rumors. Soriot, who took the helm at the FTSE 100 drugmaker in 2012, has helped rebuild the group's pipeline via research and acquisitions, and in 2014 successfully rebuffed a takeover approach from Pfizer.

People See Michelle Obama's Fierce Look at the 2017 ESPY Awards
Author: 0 See Michelle Obama's Fierce Look at the 2017 ESPY Awards

Michelle donned a form-fitting black dress with long sleeves, asymmetrical neckline and attractive cut outs to the award ceremony. Michelle Obama , recently returned from gallivanting around the world, certainly didn't lose her touch style-wise while on vacation.

People With All-Star win, AL can pull into series tie with NL
Author: 0 With All-Star win, AL can pull into series tie with NL

Playing the first All-Star Game that would not decide home-field advantage in the World Series since 2002, the teams battled to a 1-1 tie through nine innings, were out of position players and were down to their final four pitchers . The NL threatened again in the third, loading the bases against New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances, getting two walks and a single. Miami Marlins RF Giancarlo Stanton had the fastest exit velocity during Monday's Home Run Derby (121 mph).

People Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc
Author: 0 Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc

It has underperformed by 65.21% the S&P500. 11,454K shares changed hands on Thursday. The Saba Capital Management Lp holds 996,589 shares with $14.47 million value, up from 447,351 last quarter. Since March 13, 2017, it had 3 insider buys, and 1 sale for $166.26 million activity. Conterno Enrique A sold 25,000 shares worth $2.07 million. Zakrowski Donald A had sold 2,000 shares worth $155,040.

People Major Price Increase For Senior Pass To National Parks
Author: 0 Major Price Increase For Senior Pass To National Parks

Seniors have until August 28 to pick up a lifetime national parks senior pass before the price jumps from $10 to $80. Pass holders are given lifetime access to more than 2,000 sites and parks. Due to expected high order volume, there could be delays with online and mail order processing. However, the new $80 price far outpaces inflation over the past 23 years - $10 in 1994 had the approximate value of between $16 and $17 in today's money.

People Toronto judge turns down request to freeze Omar Khadr's assets
Author: 0 Toronto judge turns down request to freeze Omar Khadr's assets

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is also uncomfortable with the payout to former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr - and that's precisely why his government made the deal. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says settling with Omar Khadr was the "responsible path to take" because letting the case play out in court could have cost the government as much as $40 million.

People American tourist fatally beaten in Greece, over a selfie
Author: 0 American tourist fatally beaten in Greece, over a selfie

In the CCTV video, which was shared with ABC News, two groups appear to clash on the street outside of the bar, located on the Greek island of Zakynthos. Witnesses told the police that Henderson angered a bouncer when he and his friends tried to take a selfie with a waitress. Henderson tried to run away from the mob during the brawl, but he was body slammed into a auto before being kicked and beaten to death, surveillance video shows.

People White House hopes water deal will create 'environment' for peace talks
Author: 0 White House hopes water deal will create 'environment' for peace talks

The agreement to provide more water to the Palestinians, at a reduced rate, is also created to build some trust between the antagonists. He was referring to a World Bank-sponsored plan to build a almost 200-km (120-mile) pipeline from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea and a desalination plant in the Jordanian port of Aqaba that was agreed in principle in 2013.

People Three being questioned in connection with Queens sexual assault
Author: 0 Three being questioned in connection with Queens sexual assault

They robbed her before calling over three other guys who then demanded she strip naked and perform oral sex. She then ran back to the church; Pastor Kehinde Oyetunde said he heard her screams and that she was "shivering and crying". "I'm very anxious. I don't know if I can go back there", the victim said in reference to the Queens church. The victim is still struggling to recover, she said Thursday.

People Boko Haram strikes again on Cameroon-Nigeria border,16 dead
Author: 0 Boko Haram strikes again on Cameroon-Nigeria border,16 dead

At least 860 members of the Civilian Joint Task Force have been killed due to uprisings in Borno State since 2014. A Spokesman for the self-defense force, Danbatta Bello told about the suicide attackers that at least one of the suicide bombers was female.

People Watch Kellyanne Conway Use Flashcards to Infantalize Concern Over Trump, Russia
Author: 0 Watch Kellyanne Conway Use Flashcards to Infantalize Concern Over Trump, Russia

Ms Conway concludes by dismissing the meeting between the US President Donald Trump's son and a Russian lawyer as "inconsequential". Conclusion collusion? No. "I see illusion and delusion ", she added, this time with "ILLUSION" above "DELUSION". "I thought we'd have some fun with words". The three went on to debate whether the implications of Trump Jr.'s meeting met the legal standards for collusion or conspiracy to commit a crime.

People What Do Analysts Say About Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
Author: 0 What Do Analysts Say About Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)

The company had revenue of $4.93 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $4.75 billion. The recent price momentum makes it one stock to watch in recent days. Jefferies maintained Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC (NYSE:OZM) on Wednesday, June 28 with "Hold" rating. The P/E Ratio measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings.

People Charlie Gard: High Court hears dispute over baby's skull size
Author: 0 Charlie Gard: High Court hears dispute over baby's skull size

That hospital staffers ought not be allowed to pull his feeding tube because plenty of experts in Italy and the United States wanted a chance to try and save him with experimental treatments they'd previously tried - with some success. Connie Yates and Chris Gard, from west London, have been fighting tooth and nail for permission to take their poorly tot to America for experimental nucleoside therapy.

People House bill includes $1.6 billion for Trump's border wall
Author: 0 House bill includes $1.6 billion for Trump's border wall

Building the wall, which studies have estimated will cost anywhere from $10 billion to almost $70 billion to complete, was one of Trump's signature promises as a presidential candidate. But the appropriations process is ripe for a showdown this fall and a partial shutdown of the government is a real possibility. Thus spending packages will require bipartisan support.

People Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation pick puts Donald Jr in the crosshairs
Author: 0 Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation pick puts Donald Jr in the crosshairs

This couldn't have been music to President Trump's ears, but especially after the revelations about his son's meeting in Trump Tower it's hard to believe that even this abnormal president would treat Wray the way he did Comey. "I was impressed by his testimony", said Grassley. "Let me switch to a different topic, you have mentioned the scourge of gun violence in this country", Blumenthal said.

People It's South Korea's turn to face Trump's wrath on 'horrible' trade
Author: 0 It's South Korea's turn to face Trump's wrath on 'horrible' trade

As the USA seeks to rework what it considers an unfair free trade agreement with South Korea, Seoul hopes to persuade its ally that the deal has actually benefited both sides. "It's a awful deal, and we are going to renegotiate that deal or terminate it", Trump said in the interview. Seoul puts the 2016 figure at $23.2 billion.

People Policemen Killed in Terrorist Attack in Southwest Pakistan
Author: 0 Policemen Killed in Terrorist Attack in Southwest Pakistan

A faction of the Pakistani Taliban, known as Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, carried out the attack, according to the faction's spokesman, Asad Mansur. At least four policemen , including a senior officer, have lost their lives in an attack by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's restive southwestern Baluchistan Province.

People Wounded congressman out of intensive care, remains serious
Author: 0 Wounded congressman out of intensive care, remains serious

Rep. Steve Scalise underwent another surgery Thursday (July 13) related to injuries sustained in the June 14 shooting at a Congressional baseball game practice, according to an update from MedStar Washington Hospital , where he remains. Scalise, 51, was wounded on June 14 when 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., opened fire at a GOP team practice in Alexandria. However, he was readmitted on July 5 in serious condition because of concerns about infection.