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Switzerland: Five injured in attack at Schaffhausen

Switzerland: Five injured in attack at Schaffhausen Swiss police officers seal off the scene of an attack in Schaffhausen , Switzerland, on July 24, 2017. "They said to send everyone out and close the door". Police spokeswoman Cindy Beer told SRF television that police were alerted at 10.39 a.m. Monday (0839 GMT) to the incident. Parts of the old town are sealed off due to a "special situation", according to police. [Full Article...]

HDFC Bank Q1 net grows 20% to Rs 38.9 bn

HDFC Bank Q1 net grows 20% to Rs 38.9 bn HDFC Bank reported a 20.2% rise in net profit to Rs 3,893.8 crore on the back of a robust growth in high yielding short-term assets, other income such as fees and commissions. Bankers, as well as Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel, had been cautioning the slew of farm loan waivers announced by several states, including Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, as they distort the credit culture. [Full Article...]

No further copies of Mandela book to be issued

No further copies of Mandela book to be issued The book written by a former surgeon of the late president angered the Mandela family that said it violated the principle of doctor-patient confidentiality. Ramlakan wrote about Mandela's admission to Mediclinic Heart Hospital on June 8, in a "serious condition", according to extracts released to News24 this week. [Full Article...]

Sri Lankan navy saves elephants from drowning at sea

Sri Lankan navy saves elephants from drowning at sea The rescue mission unfolded between Sri Lanka's Round Island and Foul Point, just moments after an inshore patrol craft spotted the struggling elephants during their routine patrol of the area. The eastern command of the navy deployed its vessels and crew to rope the elephant taking it to the safety of the shore. Earlier this month, a single jumbo was swept out to sea in strong currents, bef... [Full Article...]

Orlando gas prices jump in middle of summer-travel season

Orlando gas prices jump in middle of summer-travel season In neighboring Cleveland, prices jumped by more than 12 cents a gallon to $1.99 for regular gas, GasBuddy.com said. "Unfortunately, motorists are likely to see gasoline prices continue to rise in more places than prices fall, but it's not all bad news - gasoline prices nationally continue to hold somewhat near their summer lows, something that wasn't at all expected earlier this year". [Full Article...]

Police Accuse Utah Parents of Feeding Opioid Pills to Newborn Baby

Police Accuse Utah Parents of Feeding Opioid Pills to Newborn Baby Nurses, doctors and all other Utah Valley Hospital staff were out of the room at the time. Wilde allegedly grabbed items off of the shelves in the store and walked up to the customer service desk and exchanged the merchandise for a gift card, as if he had already purchased the items. [Full Article...]

Not 100% sure 39 missing Indians are alive

Not 100% sure 39 missing Indians are alive Al Jafari , however, sounded ambivalent about whether or not any such information about the Indians being in Badush was provided by Iraqi authorities to India. "We will do our utmost in the case, but it may take time", he said. He said that Singh "could" have probably been told "by a source within the Iraqi government that they [the missing] were deported to Badush jail but they were not aware... [Full Article...]

Venezuela congress going ahead despite 'imperial' threat - Maduro

Venezuela congress going ahead despite 'imperial' threat - Maduro The Venezuelan intelligence service arrested one of the shadow judges, Angel Zerpa Aponte, the opposition-controlled National Assembly said on Twitter . He later tweeted a video from hospital with a bandaged face and clutching his violin. It collaborates with revolutionary Cuba, sending much-needed oil at reduced prices, speaking out against Washington's interference in Latin America and the Cari... [Full Article...]

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns amid Controversy Surrounding Shooting of Justine Damond

Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns amid Controversy Surrounding Shooting of Justine Damond Ms Harteau, who worked her way up from the bottom of the department to become the city's first female, first openly gay and first Native American police chief, said she was proud of the work she accomplished and honoured to serve as chief. [Full Article...]

New Liverpool signing sends warning to James Milner, Alberto Moreno

New Liverpool signing sends warning to James Milner, Alberto Moreno Though he's naturally a midfielder, Milner did quite an exceptional job assuming the starting left back role for the majority of last season. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confessed that he barely knew what he was getting when signing Dominic Solanke from Chelsea , as he struggled to view any footage of the youngster in action. [Full Article...]

One more hot and humid day, then rain

One more hot and humid day, then rain Even with temperatures in the low 80s, which is near average for this time of year, the humidity will make it rather uncomfortable outside. Opening the windows tonight won't be a big help once the temperatures cool off. Highs will be closer to 90 degrees and be on the lookout for pop-up storms after 11 a.m. I'm expecting a better coverage of scattered storms for tomorrow afternoon so plan for ... [Full Article...]

Eight Dead In Apparent Human Smuggling Tragedy In San Antonio

Eight Dead In Apparent Human Smuggling Tragedy In San Antonio Police described the incident as an apparent " human trafficking crime ". CNBC also reports that 20 people were airlifted to hospitals with critical to very critical conditions, while eight people were hospitalized with less serious injuries. [Full Article...]

Kovalam MLA arrested for rape of 51-year-old woman

Kovalam MLA arrested for rape of 51-year-old woman Meanwhile, the city magistrate also recorded her statement at a hospital in Neyyatinkara, where the victim is undergoing treatment, police added. The 51-year-old woman's husband says in a police statement that Vincent also used to call her repeatedly, even after he warned him against doing so and complained to Vincent's wife about the harassment. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump received at least S$17.2 m since 2016, disclosure shows

Ivanka Trump received at least S$17.2 m since 2016, disclosure shows It reveals 77 new assets that had been "inadvertently omitted " worth at least $10.6 million. Although the documents show Trump's personal assets , income and liabilities, they do not disclose her brand's fashion licensing partners, for example, or real estate clients. [Full Article...]

Poland prime minister defends courts legislation

Poland prime minister defends courts legislation As previously reported , the Polish ruling party "law and Justice" (PiS) changed three of the law on the Supreme court, the National judicial Council and the courts of General jurisdiction. In addition to the protests - which have been covered widely and sympathetically by the West's liberal media - Poland's government has had to contend with warnings from Brussels over the reforms. [Full Article...]

Aaron Judge's majestic home run, strong pitching carry Yankees over Mariners

Aaron Judge's majestic home run, strong pitching carry Yankees over Mariners NY notched a 4-1 victory in the opener to improve to 4-4 on its trek, as well as maintain its one-game lead over Minnesota for the wild-card spot. Aaron Judge took over the Major League Baseball lead with his 31st home run. Judge downplayed his homer, which he said he hadn't yet seen by the time he met with reporters after the game . His long homer left the stadium buzzing and there were mo... [Full Article...]

Trump helps commission USS Gerald R. Ford, newest aircraft carrier

Trump helps commission USS Gerald R. Ford, newest aircraft carrier Navy and, in my opinion, the greatest ship in the world". "Everyone will know America is coming and America is coming strong". He had pledged repeatedly during the presidential campaign to rebuild what he said was the nation's "depleted" military. [Full Article...]

Yosemite under threat as wildfire engulfs northern California (VIDEOS & PHOTOS)

Yosemite under threat as wildfire engulfs northern California (VIDEOS & PHOTOS) Located about 35 miles southwest of Yosemite National Park , Mariposa features a charming main street with covered sidewalks and historic wood and brick buildings that house antique shops, restaurants, pizza parlors and art galleries. Low humidity overnight allowed the fire to quickly consume drought-stricken dense areas of shrubs and small trees, Cal Fire said. "The imminent threat to Maripos... [Full Article...]

Qatar's ruler - it is time to resolve differences through talks

Qatar's ruler - it is time to resolve differences through talks The crisis started early last month when the Saudi-led alliance abruptly cut diplomatic ties with Qatar and imposed a blockade on the tiny rich Gulf nation, citing its support to terrorism and interference in their internal affairs. They accused Qatar of supporting extremists and later issued a 13-point list of demands the country must comply with, including curbing cooperation with Saudi Arab... [Full Article...]

Targeting civilians and schoolchildren not appropriate for any Army, India tells Pakistan

Targeting civilians and schoolchildren not appropriate for any Army, India tells Pakistan India's Director General of Military Operations Lt General A K Bhatt took up the issue of civilians being targeted by Pakistani forces along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir , for the second time in the last four days. This is the third ceasefire violation in Naugam sector within 24 hours. Paying tributes to the martyred soldier the Army in its statement said, "Rifleman Jayadrath Singh wa... [Full Article...]


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