• SA jazz musician, Ray Phiri dies at 70
SA jazz musician, Ray Phiri dies at 70

Phiri was born near Nelspruit in 1947. Phiri, a vocalist and guitarist known for his versatility in jazz fusion, indigenous South African rhythms and other styles, received many music awards in his home country. Phiri rose to fame when he featured on Paul Simon's Graceland album in 1986. He later earned a Grammy for his participation in the t...

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  • Officer hospitalized, allegedly attacked by skateboarder in Dolores Park
Officer hospitalized, allegedly attacked by skateboarder in Dolores Park

A crowd of several hundred people had gathered to watch the skateboarders descend a steep hill in Dolores Park in the city's Mission district. Police on Twitter had warned the public to stay away from the area due to "continued police activity" and traffic delays.

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  • Patriot missiles deployed in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercises in Baltics
Patriot missiles deployed in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercises in Baltics

The missiles will return home after the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation exercises, called Tobruq Legacy 2017 end on July 22, said ministry spokeswoman Ausra Vaitkeviciute. Since the start of the Ukrainian crisis in 2014, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has accused Moscow of aiding the rebels who rejected the Western-backed Euromaidan coup...

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  • China dissident Liu's condition critical, breathing failing, hospital says
China dissident Liu's condition critical, breathing failing, hospital says

Liu, 61, had been serving an 11-year prison sentence for "inciting subversion of state power", in Jinzhou, before he was granted medical parole and released from jail last month. China's state-backed Global Times, a tabloid published by the official paper of the ruling Communist Party, said in an English-language editorial calls for Liu to move ove...

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  • Apple to build first China data center to comply with local law
Apple to build first China data center to comply with local law

The new center will run entirely on renewable energy and will become a pilot green data center project in southern China, according to Guian New Area's official website. Apple also said that it had strong data privacy and security protections in place. It reaffirmed earlier statements that it would not create a backdoor for any third-party ( via CN...

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  • Scontri al G20 di Amburgo: annullato il corteo di protesta
Scontri al G20 di Amburgo: annullato il corteo di protesta

Lo ha riferito un portavoce del governo tedesco. La Casa Bianca ha richiesto per domani un incontro bilaterale fra i due leader nel quale il capo di Stato Usa tenterà di convincere il primo ministro a intervenire, sebbene quest'ultima abbia fatto capire di non voler interferire con le decisioni dei medici e dei tribunali inglesi che chiedono ...

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  • Kurt Zouma in loan talks with Stoke, WBA
Kurt Zouma in loan talks with Stoke, WBA

Stoke have made three signings so far this summer, including the West Brom captain Darren Fletcher, whose former club have brought in two new faces. Chelsea bought Rudiger from Roma for £34m on Sunday. Zouma had established himself as a first-team regular before injuring knee ligaments in February previous year. And above all, he needs playing ti...

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  • Donald Trump meets Asian leaders on corralling Kim
Donald Trump meets Asian leaders on corralling Kim

Earlier this week, North Korea tested what it called its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), which it said was capable of traveling much longer distances than the projectiles it had tested before. It also said China would participate in the 2018 Rim of the Pacific military exercises, a biennial event known as the world's largest wo...

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  • Amarnath Yatra pilgrims leave for Kashmir Valley
Amarnath Yatra pilgrims leave for Kashmir Valley

According to NDTV, Bhagya Mani, another pilgrim from Maharashtra, said: "Firing was on from all the sides; the driver drove the bus for a kilometer. We have been reviewing the security arrangements constantly and there was no loophole whatsoever", said a senior CRPF official, requesting anonymity.

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  • Why don't you send Gaurakshaks to Kashmir, asks Sena chief
Why don't you send Gaurakshaks to Kashmir, asks Sena chief

Meanwhile, President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have condemned the attack in the strongest terms. Nineteen pilgrims were injured in the attack. But yesterday religion and politics were mixed and terrorists attacked innocent pilgrims. "If the Union government fails to take any steps against Pakistani and Kashmiri militants...

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  • Goa woman found confined in room for 20 years, rescued
Goa woman found confined in room for 20 years, rescued

Kashyap said and added that she was sent to State-owned Goa Medical College hospital for medical check-up and subsequently sent to State-owned Institute of Psychiatry and Human Behaviour (IPHB). However, her family confined her in the dark room for nearly 20 years. Preliminary investigation has suggested that her family locked her up in the room ...

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  • Saudi Arabia executes 6 in one day, bringing 2017 total to 44
Saudi Arabia executes 6 in one day, bringing 2017 total to 44

Al-Sayegh was found guilty of taking part in attacks against secuirty forces, using Molotov cocktails to target security forces and the Qatif court building. Saudi Arabia reported 153 people executed a year ago, a number confirmed by London-based rights group Amnesty International . He had been charged with inciting violence against security force...

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  • Shocking footage! Villagers attack Noida society after alleged assault of maid
Shocking footage! Villagers attack Noida society after alleged assault of maid

A police force rushed to the spot and contained the situation. They also blocked a main Dadri-Surajpur-Chhalera (DSC) road at Barola, halting traffic towards Noida Phase 2 Industrial Area. According to one of the residents, the maid was caught stealing from one of the flats and was handed over to police and this enraged the villagers, HT report c...

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  • Insider Trading Activity - Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK)
Insider Trading Activity - Opko Health, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPK)

Opko Health, Inc . was covered by a number of analysts recently, 1 rated the stock as Buy, 3 rated Outperform, 1 rated Hold, 0 gave an Underperform and 0 rated sell. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 1.8% compared to the same quarter previous year. About shares traded. Opko Health Inc . WARNING: This article was published by BNB Dail...

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  • Ex-Bush ethics lawyer on Trump Jr. meeting: 'This borders on treason'
Ex-Bush ethics lawyer on Trump Jr. meeting: 'This borders on treason'

The President's son has played down the meeting, suggesting it was of little effect but Mr Painter, who served for two years in the Bush White House, rubbished those claims. "It became clear to me that this was the true agenda all along and that the claims of potentially helpful information were a pretext for the meeting", Trump Jr.

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  • Paris And Los Angeles Set To Get 2024 And 2028 Olympics
Paris And Los Angeles Set To Get 2024 And 2028 Olympics

The IOC members will vote later Tuesday on President Thomas Bach's proposal to also award the 2028 hosting rights when they next meet on September 13 in Lima, Peru. Hidalgo assured that "the Games will return to Paris". Bach said the negotiations would begin immediately, possibly over glasses of wine on Tuesday, adding an agreement could be annou...

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  • Hillary Clinton Promotes
Hillary Clinton Promotes "Nasty Woman" Tee in Support of Planned Parenthood

The shirts are being sold by TBS , the network that hosts " Full Frontal with Samantha Bee ", a political comedy show. The description for the shirt says that proceeds will go to the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Project Los Angeles County .

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  • Priyanka Chopra keeps it insanely hot for her next Hollywood movie!
Priyanka Chopra keeps it insanely hot for her next Hollywood movie!

If the rumour street is to be believed, Piggy Chops will be seen with Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth and Adam Devine in the movie. Todd Strauss-Schulson will direct this romantic comedy film and screenplay by Erin Cardillo, Dana Fox and Katie Silberman, and Paula Pell.

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  • China sends military troops to open first overseas military base in Djibouti
China sends military troops to open first overseas military base in Djibouti

China says the logistics center will support anti-piracy, United Nations peacekeeping and humanitarian relief missions in Africa and Western Asia. China has ramped up investment in Africa, as well as rapidly modernised its military in recent years.

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  • Central team to submit report on Kashmir to Rajnath
Central team to submit report on Kashmir to Rajnath

Travel portal MakeMyTrip on Tuesday distanced itself from a tweet by one of its staff questioning comments of Home Minister Rajnath Singh that people of Kashmir have condemned the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims. The incident occurred at around 8.20 p.m. yesterday between Baltal and Mir Bazar. Reports said that the bus that was attacked wa...

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