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CBI officers honoured with Prez Police Medals

CBI officers honoured with Prez Police Medals Of these, President's Fire Service Medal for Gallantry have been awarded to 17 personnel, Fire Service Medal for Gallantry have been awarded to 22 personnel, President's Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service to 09 personnel and Fire Service Medal for Meritorious Service to 50 personnel. [Full Article...]

Elephant kills Argentine hunter in Namibia

Elephant kills Argentine hunter in Namibia The agency said Monzalvez, who worked for an oil company, was with another Argentine and three Namibians when he was killed. She said the hunter's close relatives have been informed of his death and that an inquest docket has been opened at the Kalkfeld Police Station . [Full Article...]

Zambian opposition leader faces trial for Treason

Zambian opposition leader faces trial for Treason Hakainde Hichilema , leader of the main opposition United Party for National Development (UPND), has been in jail since April and is due to appear in court on treason charges on Monday. In June, church leaders including those from the influential Catholic Church, called for Hichilema's release. A government source told Reuters that the state would quash the case "in the public interest". [Full Article...]

BC ending grizzly bear trophy hunt

BC ending grizzly bear trophy hunt Donaldson says the ban is supported by the vast majority of British Columbians. A 2012 report [PDF] by Standford University in conjunction with the Center for Responsible Travel found that bear viewing groups in the Great Bear Rainforest generated "more than 12 times more in visitor spending than bear hunting". [Full Article...]

3 intruders shot and killed by homeowner, police say

3 intruders shot and killed by homeowner, police say The shooting was initially a suspected self-defense case, but authorities said they are still "pressing pertty hard to get the facts and timeline". Police said the shooting injuring an 18-year-old man happened about 5 a.m. But the homeowner was inside with a gun, and shot the intruders before securing himself inside the house and calling 911. No charges have been filed against the homeowner, who... [Full Article...]

Obama tweets Mandela quote in response to Charlottesville violence

Obama tweets Mandela quote in response to Charlottesville violence Eventually, he condemned violence "on many sides ", but didn't explicitly call out white supremacists. Obama's running mate, former US Vice President Joe Biden echoed the president's thoughts. One woman died and 19 were injured when a man drove a auto into a crowd of counterprotesters. The alleged driver of the vehicle, James Alex Fields Jr., has been arrested and charged with second-degr... [Full Article...]

Rick Scott Pushes for Constitutional Amendment on Tax Hikes

Rick Scott Pushes for Constitutional Amendment on Tax Hikes Scott said Monday that he wants the measure, which would require a "supermajority vote", to appear on next year's ballot. Scott, who will be forced out of office by term limits before the amendment would take effect, said he's pushing for the amendment to protect "future economic growth". [Full Article...]

Twitter is Identifying White Supremacist Neo-Nazi Marchers (And You Can Help)

Twitter is Identifying White Supremacist Neo-Nazi Marchers (And You Can Help) But they are now facing an online backlash, as Twitter users identify and denounce them. Cole White , who worked for the Top Dog fast-food restaurant in California, was sacked after being identified by @YesYoureRacist as part of the demonstrations. [Full Article...]

Why Helen Mirren, 72, used to 'hate' her body

Why Helen Mirren, 72, used to 'hate' her body She explained: "I wasn't into the very didactic feminism of the '60s and '70s because I liked wearing makeup and high heels". That was a no-no. "It's not necessarily to do with confidence because I'm sure if [Jessica were] sitting here, she'd say, 'Oh, God, I'm not confident at all", Mirren says. [Full Article...]

Ken Cuccinelli tells Symone Sanders to 'shut up for a minute'

Ken Cuccinelli tells Symone Sanders to 'shut up for a minute' Cuomo warned Cuccinelli and apologized to Sanders. "I don't have an apology for you", she said. Even as Cuomo attempted to defuse the situation and Sanders continued to chastise Cuccinelli for his egregious tone, the former attorney general appeared blithely unaware of the severity of his actions. [Full Article...]

America Apartment Communities, Inc. (MAA) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

The firm owned 16,000 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock at the end of the second quarter. American Campus Communities has $5600 highest and $37 lowest target. Cutler Cap Ltd Llc has 6,000 shares. Since May 17, 2017, it had 2 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $15.27 million activity. Warren Glen C Jr bought $5.25 million worth of stock. [Full Article...]

For I-Day address, PM receives suggestions on education, cleanliness, environment

For I-Day address, PM receives suggestions on education, cleanliness, environment He added that he will try to give words to their dreams and added that he has been getting suggestions from every corner of the country for August 15. Modi, a believer in participative governance, regularly invites people to share their opinions and views on various subjects and incorporates people's suggestions in his speeches. [Full Article...]

'There Are No Mixed Messages' From Our Administration on North Korea

Humphrey was referring to Trump's statements to North Korea that the United States would rain down "fire and fury", saying that due to the president's words the threat of nuclear war was "steeply on the rise". Sen. Jack Reed, D-RI, the ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, criticized the president's comments as intensifying an already uneasy situation. [Full Article...]

Central Intelligence Agency head expects more Nth Korea missile tests

Central Intelligence Agency head expects more Nth Korea missile tests In the end, the Chinese decision in the early 2010s to reinterpret Article 2of the 1961 treaty may be part of why we're facing the kind of North Korean threat we are today. Dunford, whose trip includes stops in Japan and China, arrived in Seoul on Sunday, the official said. China's President Xi Jinping told Trump in a phone call that all sides should maintain restraint and avoid inflammatory com... [Full Article...]

Head cameras issued to armed police to improve transparency

Head cameras issued to armed police to improve transparency Although Iain said he was not against the idea, he did feel it was not the "fix all solution". The cameras are worn attached to the officer's uniform and do not permanently record. Undercover officers, such as the unit involved in the Duggan shooting, won't wear cameras yet as police are still examining how they can be best used in undercover operations, the BBC reports. [Full Article...]

Packaging Corporation of America (PKG) Stake Held by Premier Asset Management LLC

On July 6, 2017 KeyBanc began coverage of PKG by announcing an initial rating of "Sector Weight". Wells Fargo & Company downgraded shares of Packaging Corporation of America from an "outperform" rating to a "market perform" rating in a research report on Monday, July 10th. [Full Article...]

BBCI: Deadly attack targets United Nations mission in Timbuktu, Mali

BBCI: Deadly attack targets United Nations mission in Timbuktu, Mali The UN peacekeeping mission says six assailants also were killed by UN peacekeepers in the attack on Monday afternoon. According to "the preliminary elements", the five guards of the Minusma , all nationality mali, a member of the gendarmerie, malian officer and a civil contract of the Minusma, were killed, he continued. [Full Article...]

Pat Dye: Gene Stallings suffered 'minor' stroke

Pat Dye: Gene Stallings suffered 'minor' stroke He also asks to keep Stallings and his family in thoughts and prayers. Dye says Stallings told an event organizer that he wanted to reschedule "so he's optimistic about it". Stallings said he didn't feel well. He was hospitalized in May after feeling ill during a banquet, but shortly returned to his home in Texas. He said doctors said he should curtail travel for six weeks. [Full Article...]

Cumberland Valley School District: No outdoor recess during eclipse

Cumberland Valley School District: No outdoor recess during eclipse The following statement pertaining to solar glasses for students is from a Washington County schools' press release. "The Farmington R-7 administrative team with the board of education have conducted a careful review of the most current district data on potential safety concerns and staff/student attendance". [Full Article...]

Arrieta, Cubs top D-backs 7-2

Arrieta, Cubs top D-backs 7-2 Lester matched zeroes with Corbin until the game fell apart for Chicago in the sixth. Paul Goldschmidt hit his 28th homer in the ninth. The strategy backfired when J.D. Jake Arrieta , making his National League-high 16 start, pitched six-innings of three-run ball with the smallest margin for error. The Diamondbacks, losers of three in a row and five of six before winning Saturday, are now ... [Full Article...]


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