• Kenya's Kirui wins men's world marathon
Kenya's Kirui wins men's world marathon

The Ethiopian, who had exhausted rapidly after Kirui's second wind, just held on for silver by two seconds from the fast-finishing Alphonce Simbu, who won Tanzania's second medal ever at a World Championships. "I knew when to attack it and that is why when he tried to break away I carefully reacted", he said. "This was the best course and the best ...

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  • At least 22 injured in Lahore explosion
At least 22 injured in Lahore explosion

The police official said that explosives were hidden in the truck which accidentally triggered around 9pm, causing damage to scores of vehicles parked in the area. However, there also are reports of explosives planted in a parked truck that went off.Sources on ground have reported that a minor girl trapped under debris following the blast was recov...

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  • 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 episode 5 preview, 'Blood of the Dragon'
'Game of Thrones' Season 7 episode 5 preview, 'Blood of the Dragon'

Warning: This post contains spoilers for season seven of Game of Thrones . Coming back to the claims of hackers, Sunday 12 GMT, i.e., August 6th, is just around the corners and we'll be easily able to verify the same. It looks like Dany will be receiving more visitors with Theon returning to Dragonstone after he abandoned ship when Euron ...

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  • Isolated showers on first day of class for Shelby County Schools
Isolated showers on first day of class for Shelby County Schools

That will keep off and on showers in the storms across the entire state for the second day of the week. North wind 3 to 8 miles per hour. Saturday . That will feel so different after the last week or so of warm and humid conditions. Showers are expected to develop on Sunday with a few storms possible.

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  • 'Amit Shah's entry into Rajya Sabha good for BJP'
'Amit Shah's entry into Rajya Sabha good for BJP'

They fear that Balwantsinh Rajput may give Patel, political secretary to Congress president Sonia Gandhi , a run for his money.As per the formula, each candidate needs 45 votes to win as the total strength of MLAs has been reduced to 176 following the resignation of six Congress MLAs.

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  • India's boycott of Chinese goods no-win to both: Indian media
India's boycott of Chinese goods no-win to both: Indian media

The daily further said China will take "all necessary measures to safeguard its legitimate and lawful rights and interests". The most serious dispute between India and China in decades, the standoff at Doklam represents a shift in ties between Asia's two primary powers, with India acting more forcefully to counter Chinese influence and activities...

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  • RS polls: Major blow for Congress, NCP to back BJP
RS polls: Major blow for Congress, NCP to back BJP

However, NCP leader Praful Patel on Saturday said his party had not yet decided on extending support to any particular party in these polls. "This is the example of a banana republic". Ahmed Patel needs the support of at least 45 MLAs to win tomorrow's election. While the BJP and its allies have a big majority in the Lok Sabha after they swe...

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  • Senator says GOP should have shut down birther movement
Senator says GOP should have shut down birther movement

The criticism by Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., came after repeated threats by Trump to halt the expenditures, which Trump and other Republicans call bailouts. "We are confident that, by working together, we could modernize our tax system to increase working families' wages, improve middle-class job growth, promote domestic investment, mode...

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  • Baby daughter of The Voice star killed by runaway vehicle
Baby daughter of The Voice star killed by runaway vehicle

Singer Paul, from Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, appeared on The Voice in 2014 joking he was the son of judge and fellow Welshman Tom Jones. In a statement, her family said she was "every single star in every single sky". "Tragically, the infant died shortly afterwards". Police are investigating the girl's death in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, ...

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  • Gas Prices Rise 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga
Gas Prices Rise 4.3 Cents In Chattanooga

Now, prices have slipped a little on Jacksonville and the rest of Florida, which much of the country saw increases. National prices rose 2.1 cents to an average of $2.33 per gallon on August 6. The price in Rhode Island is 2 cents per gallon higher than the national average of $2.34. DeHaan said, "For the third straight week, gasoline prices have...

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  • China urges N. Korea to stop missile tests, resume talks
China urges N. Korea to stop missile tests, resume talks

The long-seething disputes in the South China Sea , alarm over North Korea's missile tests and the rise of Islamic radicalism in the region amid a deadly siege by Islamic State group-linked militants in the southern Philippines are expected to grab the spotlight in the meetings of ASEAN foreign ministers and their Asian and Western counterpa...

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  • Suspect in weekend Red Line shooting in custody in Maryland
Suspect in weekend Red Line shooting in custody in Maryland

Brown pulled a gun during the fight and fired multiple times, according to police. He was listed in stable condition Monday morning. Police released surveillance footage of three men later caught by cameras leaving the Silver Spring Metro station Sunday afternoon not long after the shooting.

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  • Baltimore Activists Pursue Cease-Fire With 'Nobody Kill Anybody' Weekend
Baltimore Activists Pursue Cease-Fire With 'Nobody Kill Anybody' Weekend

And, as NBC News reports , the Maryland city's murder rate is also on the rise, 20 percent higher compared to the same period previous year. Two men, aged 24 and 37, were shot and killed on Saturday, police said, breaking the 72-hour "ceasefire" called by activists to end the "genocide among our African American males".

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  • Israel strips Arab Israeli of citizenship, despite claims it violates global law
Israel strips Arab Israeli of citizenship, despite claims it violates global law

If his citizenship is revoked, Adalah and ACRI have argued, Zayoud would become stateless since neither the interior minister nor the Israeli attorney general provided an alternative citizenship status for him, in contrary to the requirements of global human rights law.

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  • Five militants killed in Kupwara: Army
Five militants killed in Kupwara: Army

The official said that the bodies of all five militants have been recovered along with arms and ammunition from the gunfight spot. He said five militants were killed in the operation which was going on when reports last came in. Army sources said that there are over 250 terrorists waiting on the launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) near t...

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  • Springfield gas prices hold below Missouri average
Springfield gas prices hold below Missouri average

They were up another 9 cents this morning, according to GasBuddy.com , ranking the state 12th in the nation in gas prices. The Detroit-area's average fell about 1 cent from a week ago to $2.44 per gallon. In Missouri, prices rose 4.6 cents per gallon for the week ended yesterday to $2.11 per gallon. "Motorists are now finding gas prices 14 cen...

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  • Jordanian king arrives for talks with Abbas on Jerusalem, peace efforts
Jordanian king arrives for talks with Abbas on Jerusalem, peace efforts

Abdullah arrived in Ramallah on Monday as President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas welcomed him on a red carpet near the king's helicopter. A former Israeli ambassador to Jordan said that "Israel is now paying the price of the childish and provocative behavior that Netanyahu did when he received the security officer at the embassy wit...

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  • Philippine president says he is 'humble friend' of US
Philippine president says he is 'humble friend' of US

And despite his previous tirades against the USA, the President called himself a "humble friend" of Washington during his meeting with Tillerson. Their meeting lasted for about an hour. It was unclear, however, whether the USA secretary brought up the issue before Duterte, who has repeatedly badmouthed the US, the European Union and the United Nati...

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  • Politics Adesina - Nobody Can Force Buhari To Return Home
Politics Adesina - Nobody Can Force Buhari To Return Home

In a statement signed by its leader, Collins Edwin, the group said, "The planned protest against President Muhammadu Buhari by a coalition of civil society groups led by Charly Boy has come to the notice of the national leadership of APC Youths Renaissance".

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  • Northern Youths, Igbos Meet In Kano Over Quit Notice
Northern Youths, Igbos Meet In Kano Over Quit Notice

Ganduje said the northern youth who issued a quit notice to the Igbo in the region had also been called to order by elders, civic and political leaders, including governors and the sultan of Sokoto. "We only travel back home during festivities, marriage and burial ceremonies". Since the issuance of quit notice , you will notice that many thing...

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