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by | July 31, 2017 | 17:42

A Birmingham man appeared in court today charged with the first rape of a 14-year-old girl who claims she was then raped by another man later on the same day. Police is still seeking information that could lead to the arrest of the second man whose auto was flagged down. "However, we still have a suspect outstanding for the offense in the vehicle".

by | July 31, 2017 | 17:42

The officers and soldiers stood to attention along the length of an airstrip at Zhurihe military training base in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, flanked by sandy prairies that stretched to mountains on the skyline. Shenyang J-16 fighter: shown for the first time, it is designed for naval use to attack ships from beyond visual range, based on the Russian Sukhoi-30 MKK.

by | July 31, 2017 | 17:42

As Reuters reported on Thursday, the new sanctions serve as a kind of test for Trump, who will either have to sign his approval on the sanctions , angering Moscow, or veto the legislation, angering his own party. "The personnel of the US diplomatic missions in Russia will be cut by 755 people and will now equal the number of the Russian diplomatic personnel in the United States, 455 people on each side", Putin said .

by | July 31, 2017 | 17:41

One has an appeal pending before the Illinois Supreme Court, seeking the same resentencing that mandatory juvenile lifers receive. Last year, the court said the ruling applied to the more than 2,000 inmates already serving such sentences nationwide, and that all but the rare irredeemable juvenile offender should have a chance at parole.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:59

McCain has now returned to Arizona where he will undergo treatment for brain cancer. His surprise decision came after a prolonged drama on the Senate floor. Another republican who voted against the bill said it was hard to disappoint her colleagues. But just hours away from a vote, which ultimately ended close to 2 a.m.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:55

Reportedly, their financial problems are said to be the reason why Neelima took this drastic step. Her husband, Manoj Goyal, was out for work while their eight-year-old daughter was in tuition classes. Why Neelima took the extreme step? As per the sources, she was a housewife and had been battling depression for a long time. She has left a note in which she has said that no one is to be blamed for her death.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:43

The Ravens are looking for a dependable backup quarterback after starting quarterback Joe Flacco tweaked his back last week. Baltimore especially needs help at quarterback with starter Joe Flacco now dealing with a back injury that might keep him out three to six weeks, per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:27

All the more reason, therefore, to mark this most grim of anniversaries, to remind the generations that followed of the huge sacrifices made, to ensure we never forget and to reinforce our commitment to striving for peaceful solutions to conflict wherever and whenever possible.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:20

Three Republicans, Sens. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska), Susan Collins (Maine) and John McCain (Ariz.), joined with Democrats to kill it. In the end, senators did not, as Lindsay Graham of SC said, want to vote for a "pig in a poke" simply for the exercise of passing something at the insistence of the president.

by | July 31, 2017 | 14:03

For Canada's women's basketball program, the bronze in Udine is the first podium finish at any global event since 2012, when the U17 women's team came in third at the World Championships. "I'm proud of their effort". A strong two opening quarters of the match saw the United States earn a narrow 42-36 lead at half-time in the contest.

by | July 31, 2017 | 13:25

Winds will be from the southeast at 15 but calm to 5 miles per hour. Sunday will be more of the same with a chance of thunderstorms and a high of 82 and a low of 60. East wind around 6 miles per hour. Forecasters say Friday might be partly cloudy but the sun will break through and the temperature should rise into the high 70s.

by | July 31, 2017 | 13:16

The department also conveyed that it had received over 2 crore returns filed electronically. A taxpayer, from this year, will have to quote their Aadhaar number also. Keeping in view the government's inclination towards technology, the filing of ITR has been made easy and hassle-free. Why should you file your tax returns in time? Once completed, click on the option validate.

by | July 31, 2017 | 13:13

North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un observed the country's second flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile and said that the launch demonstrated an ability to conduct a surprise attack on the us mainland. Pyongyang is determined to develop its nuclear and missile program and does not care about military threats from the US and South Korea. In a show of force against the dictator and his military, the United States and South Korea held a joint missile exercise in response.

by | July 31, 2017 | 13:09

Security forces were at the scene and witnesses in the area reported hearing gunshots as the firefight continues. At least four explosions, along with the sounds of gunfire and grenades, were heard near the city's diplomatic quarter shortly after 11:00 am (local time).

by | July 31, 2017 | 13:05

Residents of Williams Lake have been returning home for the past few days, but others in the region are still under evacuation orders. The community had been on evacuation alert since July 14. That fire grew by 70 hectares between Friday and Saturday, according to BC Wildfire Service chief information officer Kevin Skrepnek. Skrepnek said the fire was exhibiting aggressive behaviour and its northern and eastern ends.

by | July 31, 2017 | 12:41

Senior JDU leader Sharad Yadav , whose silence over Nitish Kumar's dramatic political volte face was interpreted as a stand of disapproval, finally spoke out on Monday, saying "whatever happened is very unfortunate", media reports said. Sharad Yadav also termed the Union government's Crop Insurance Scheme "unsuccessful" and said, "Amongst others Fasal Bima Yojana is another unsuccessful scheme of d Govt through which only private insurance companies being benefitted".

by | July 31, 2017 | 11:53

McCarthy said the driver abandoned the vehicle in a swamp and fled on foot, eventually taking refuge in White Pine Senior Living, a senior living facility in the vicinity of Dodd Road and Highway 110. Nguyen has not been formally charged. The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension says Nguyen's last known address is in Minneapolis, but recent court records list a New Hope address for him.

by | July 31, 2017 | 11:27

The July 4 launch was the first flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile . But on Monday, China's state-run media hit back, with one newspaper branding Trump a "greenhorn" who had lashed out at Beijing because he felt embarrassed by his failure to prevent North Korea's latest test-launch.

by | July 31, 2017 | 11:17

The strong bipartisan support for the bill was a sharp contrast to the bitter partisan rancor during debate over how to overhaul the USA healthcare system. It was not immediately clear when it would land on Trump's desk. Putin also said that although he hoped relations with the US would improve, he doesn't see that being the case anytime time soon.

by | July 31, 2017 | 11:00

Russian news agency Interfax reported that the US would have to cut "hundreds" of its staff. Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced that Russia is expelling 755 us diplomats and technical personnel in retaliation against new USA sanctions proposed against Moscow .

by | July 31, 2017 | 10:42

The apparent endorsement of legal violence was later rejected by several law enforcement agencies, in an attempt to distance themselves from the controversy. Gainesville police spokesman Ben Tobias rebuffed Trump's position by tweeting that he, as a cop, disagreed with the president's remarks and that those who "cheered should be ashamed".

by | July 31, 2017 | 10:34

Priebus says he supports the president and that he's "doing great" personally. He also saluted Priebus, the chief of staff he had just pushed out. Still, Priebus helped Trump bridge the divide with many establishment Republicans during the general election and into Trump's tenure as president, serving as a key bridge between the outsider President and the insider politics he found himself at the center of.

by | July 31, 2017 | 09:45

The President then spoke dismissively of the practice by which arresting officers shield the heads of handcuffed suspects as they are placed in police cars. "Managing use of force is one of the most hard challenges faced by law enforcement agencies". But police chiefs across the country opposed the President's suggestion, which rights groups have termed a call for police brutality.

by | July 31, 2017 | 09:38

So what happens now? "The most immediate concern is stabilizing the health insurance market through continued, predictable funding of cost-sharing subsidies". And second, "Republicans will have to admit that most American households not eligible for Medicare, employer-based health insurance, or the pre-2014 Medicaid program, can not afford to buy health insurance on their own - even if we had 2013 premium rate levels".

by | July 31, 2017 | 09:25

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Saturday to end government payments to health insurers if Congress does not pass a new healthcare bill and goaded them to not abandon their seven-year quest to replace the Obamacare law. Friday's " skinny repeal " bill could have done it with only 50, for example. "I turned out to be right, let Obamacare implode". "This is what you get when you have a president with no fixed principles, indifferent to policy and ignorant of the legislative ...

by | July 31, 2017 | 09:24

However, no promise was made of a trial. "The [Israeli] state prosecutor [Shai Nitzan], in coordination with the attorney general [Avichai Mandelblit], has instructed all the relevant bodies to submit all related materials they possess", read the statement.

by | July 31, 2017 | 08:52

When asked who "is most responsible", 20 percent picked Senate Republicans, 13 percent said Trump, and 11 percent said McCain. He demanded that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., eliminate the filibuster - despite the fact that McConnell dismissed the idea when Trump raised it months ago.

by | July 31, 2017 | 08:22

The meet will be held at the Mascot Hotel at 10 am. However, the BJP state president Kummanam Rajasekharan challenged this claim, terming it as "fake". CPI (M) state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan too denied the involvement of his party men in the killing. The Home Minister's tele talks with the Chief Minister of the southern state comes amid frequent reports of violence between CPI-M and RSS cadres in the CPI-M ruled state.

by | July 31, 2017 | 08:08

More than 1,000 officers attended Trump's speech. "I said, 'You could take the hand away, OK, '" he said, drawing applause from many in the audience, which included federal and law enforcement personnel from the New York-New Jersey area.

by | July 31, 2017 | 08:04

Earlier, the BJP on Sunday said that the grand old party is now a sinking ship as their cadres are losing faith in the party leadership. Reacting to reports of Congress leaders switching off their mobiles and being unavailable to the public who are now facing flood fury in Gujarat, Mr Gohil wondered where the Gujarat Chief Minister was when there were floods in Banaskantha.

by | July 31, 2017 | 08:00

When very few hands were raised, Shah said that focus would have to be shifted towards increasing the number of members from these two sections.His sudden decision to have lunch at Sonu Yadav's house, believe political observers, was also a part of this outreach.

by | July 31, 2017 | 07:50

He said he does not know if the letter had been read by the president. Donald Trump is getting a lot of hate right now over his ban on transgender people in the military but one transwoman is going against the grain by saying he is right.

by | July 31, 2017 | 07:40

Earlier in the month she met officer David Bonday of the Longmont Police Department and although he was a novice when it came to monster hunting, gave him a chance. After the extensive search, officer Bonday and Sidney both came to the conclusion there were no monsters in the house. "It's just incredible the confidence he's given her, it actually gave her the confidence to be around the new house" Megan said.

by | July 31, 2017 | 07:29

The president praised the increasing militarization of U.S. police, saying "You know, when you wanted to take over and you used military equipment - and they were saying you couldn't do it - you know what I said?" "Causing intentional injury to a handcuffed suspect is not only against police procedure, but is a federal crime for which police officers have been sent to prison", said Jonathan Blanks , managing editor of the National Police Misconduct Reporting Project at the libertarian Cato ...

by | July 31, 2017 | 07:28

The Cubs barely registered at the plate against Brewers lefty starter Brent Suter , and Cubs pitchre Jose Quintana wasn't exactly at his sharpest, but nonetheless Chicago was in the game until the end, in part because Quintana made some big pitches when he needed to.