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Barcelona take legal action against Neymar for alleged breach of contract

Barcelona take legal action against Neymar for alleged breach of contract Earlier this summer PSG broke the world transfer record to sign the Brazilian from Barcelona for €222 million. The Catalan club are claiming breach of contract over a bonus payment triggered when the 25-year-old star signed a new 5-year contract with them in October 2016. [Full Article...]

Korea threatens Guam attack in latest propaganda film

Korea threatens Guam attack in latest propaganda film The event, called the Ulchi-Freedom Guardian exercises, prepares troops for a possible invasion from North Korea. In addition to Trump and the missiles, the video depicts other USA leaders like Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Vice President Mike Pence, and Secretary of Defense James Mattis superimposed over flames. [Full Article...]

More Than 100 Civilians Reported Killed by Coalition Airstrikes on Raqqa

More Than 100 Civilians Reported Killed by Coalition Airstrikes on Raqqa Nine women and 11 children were among the victims, mostly from bombing by the US-led coalition on Friday and Saturday, according to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group. The agency has called on the US -led coalition and the SDF to increase their efforts to open safe corridors for the remaining civilians to flee. The United Nations estimates there are almost 25,000 c... [Full Article...]

Triple Talaq: Five judges of 5 different religions pronounce the historic verdict

Triple Talaq: Five judges of 5 different religions pronounce the historic verdict Muslim women in India for long have been demanding a ban on the practice of Triple Talaq . Earlier, a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice JS Khehar had reserved its verdict on May 18 after a six-day marathon hearing during the summer vacation. [Full Article...]

Residents in southeastern BC to return home as wildfire conditions ease

Residents in southeastern BC to return home as wildfire conditions ease Fire Information Officer Kevin Skrepnek says the overnight wind througout the Cariboo and Southern Interior didn't have a huge impact on the 138 wildfires now burning in B.C. This is B.C.'s worst wildfire season on record, with almost 9,000 hectares burned so far. It's been a record-breaking fire season in our province, with more than 1,000 fires scorching over 1 million hectares since April 1... [Full Article...]

Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing dead (Lead, correcting name, para 3)

Former Manipur CM Rishang Keishing dead (Lead, correcting name, para 3) Hailing from Bungpa village in Ukhrul District, Keishing went on to become the 11th Chief Minister of Manipur occupying the chair from 1980 to 1988 and also from 1994 to 1997. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee sent her condolences to the departed leader's family. "Our prayers and thoughts with his family", read a tweet from the official Twitter handle of the party. [Full Article...]

Sen. Susan Collins not sure Trump will be 2020 GOP nominee

Sen. Susan Collins not sure Trump will be 2020 GOP nominee He is already running for re-election. "There is a long ways between now and that point", she said of 2020. The Maine Republican told MSNBC's Hallie Jackson that she was disappointed by Trump's moral equivocation after a white supremacist march in Charlottesville resulted in the death of a counter-protester. [Full Article...]

Spain terror cell planned bigger bomb attack on monuments

Spain terror cell planned bigger bomb attack on monuments The two attacks last week left 15 dead and over 120 wounded. Earlier, the Spanish police confirmed that the suspected driver behind the Barcelona terror attack, Younes Abouyaaqoub has been shot dead, putting an end to the global manhunt for Europe's most-wanted man. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom posts first July public finances surplus since 2002

United Kingdom posts first July public finances surplus since 2002 Receipts from self-assessed income tax increased by £800m to £8bn last month, compared with July 2016, giving the government the highest level of July self-assessed tax receipts since it started recording these payments in 1999. A Treasury spokesperson in London said, "We are making good progress in strengthening our public finances and living within our means". Public finances are likely to be ... [Full Article...]

Boy sent home from school over long hair

Boy sent home from school over long hair His mother tells KTRK she thinks the school acted wrongly, that her son's hair is "who he is". 'Barbers Hill Texas School Districts discriminatory hair policy is an attempt to force everyone into mediocre stereotypes. His mother says she learned about the new school hair policies at registration. However, she claims, the superintendent has canceled that meeting and is refusing to meet with her. [Full Article...]

Hezbollah uses drones against Islamic State in Syria: Hezbollah-run media

Hezbollah uses drones against Islamic State in Syria: Hezbollah-run media The reporter added that more than 50 terrorists were killed, some of them are prominent leaders withing ISIL, after locals attacked them while they were at a meeting at the Salt Mine in the western countryside of Deir Ezzor. Qanso didn't speculate when the border operation would end, but said the military has strong worldwide support. The Islamic Resistance also regained Mira crossing, the heigh... [Full Article...]

Barriers surround Silent Sam as Chapel Hill protests planned

Barriers surround Silent Sam as Chapel Hill protests planned Responding to UNC late Monday, Cooper wrote that his administration has stood "shoulder-to-shoulder" with the university and local law enforcement since the Charlottesville, Va., unrest. Those who want a Confederate monument on UNC's campus removed are expected to rally by the statue Tuesday evening. The issue is more complicated at UNC, which is public property governed by the law that protects m... [Full Article...]

Wake Schools parents can now track kids' buses with new app

Wake Schools parents can now track kids' buses with new app Jeff Harris, the district's director of transportation, wants all parents, students and drivers to know safety is a top priority. Mayor G.T. Bynum and other leaders added their support to encourage drivers to be careful in school zones and anytime they see a bus coming. [Full Article...]

Pence on Confederate statue controversy: 'I'm someone who believes in more monuments'

Pence on Confederate statue controversy: 'I'm someone who believes in more monuments' In fact, Pence's home state of IN was part of the Union that fought against the Confederacy. "I can't help but think that rather than. tearing down monuments that have graced our cities all across this country for years we ought to be building more monuments", Pence remarked when he sat down with "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Post Pahlaj Nihalani's ouster, a film gets away with frontal nudity

Post Pahlaj Nihalani's ouster, a film gets away with frontal nudity The former head of the censor board also made several sensational claims regarding several films including Udta Punjab and Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijan and how he used to get directions from the Centre regarding the films. The letter, he said, was sent to him in advance and he had repeatedly sent written replies that the picture is well within the guidelines of CBFC and should be cleared. [Full Article...]

9 percent call neo-Nazi views acceptable

9 percent call neo-Nazi views acceptable A majority of Americans, 83 percent, said holding neo-Nazi views is unacceptable, the poll found. Among Republicans, 13% said that neo-Nazi views were acceptable, and the number climbs to 17% among Trump supporters. US President Donald Trump delivers remarks at Trump Tower, August 15, 2017 in New York City. Trump then later appeared to walk back his statement, saying there was "blame on both s... [Full Article...]

Why Is It So Dangerous To Look At A Solar Eclipse?

Why Is It So Dangerous To Look At A Solar Eclipse? At the White House, despite all the warnings from experts about the risk of eye damage, President Donald Trump took off his eclipse glasses and looked directly at the sun. It was, by all accounts, the most-observed and most-photographed eclipse in history, documented by satellites and high-altitude balloons and watched on Earth through telescopes, cameras and cardboard-frame protective eyeglas... [Full Article...]

Vatican's Pietro Parolin meets Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov

Vatican's Pietro Parolin meets Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Cardinal Parolin and Foreign Minister Lavrov called this a sign of the two countries' desire to continue to work together on bilateral relations and issues of worldwide concern. The two voiced their agreement on the need to consult each other more often on the Middle Eastern crisis, and to continue cooperation in providing humanitarian aid to the area. [Full Article...]

USA insists joint South Korea war games not on the negotiating table

USA insists joint South Korea war games not on the negotiating table The 10-day joint military exercise with South Korea has been condemned by Pyongyang as "reckless behaviour driving the situation into the uncontrollable phase of a nuclear war". Iron ore exports grew to $74.4m in the first five months of this year, nearly equalling the figure for all of 2016. Diplomatically, realistically speaking, we also have very limited options because North Korea is not w... [Full Article...]

Britain Calls on European Union to Move Brexit Talks Forward

Britain Calls on European Union to Move Brexit Talks Forward Meanwhile, Sir Paul Jenkins, who was the Government's most senior legal official for eight years until 2014, said Britain would have to replicate European Union rules and submit to the ECJ "in all but name" if it wants to remove the need for hard borders. [Full Article...]


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