• Iraq PM declares victory in 'liberated' Mosul
Iraq PM declares victory in 'liberated' Mosul

IS now controls less than a square kilometer (mile) of territory in Mosul's Old City , but is using human shields , suicide bombers and snipers in a fight to the death . Officials have made similar pronouncements of victory being imminent over the past week, but progress appears to have slowed in recent days with ISIL fighters placing booby tr...

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  • Once dominant, the United States finds itself isolated at G-20
Once dominant, the United States finds itself isolated at G-20

The future Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and Japan "will be the model of the economical order of the 21st century", Abe told the other world leaders, according to Maruyama - Trump among them. The German leader pointedly noted that the other 19 of the group's 20 nation's agreed the climate change agreement was "irreversib...

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  • Anti-Qatar bloc threatens further steps against Gulf state
Anti-Qatar bloc threatens further steps against Gulf state

Not many details were provided about the working of the committee, but Ali said that both domestic and worldwide legal options would be utilized to seek compensation from Arab nations. They did not specify what those steps could include, though officials have previously suggested they could intensify efforts to isolate Qatar economically.

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  • Today at Wimbledon: Everything you need to know about day five
Today at Wimbledon: Everything you need to know about day five

FOR the time being, Andy Murray is sharing the spotlight with fellow British players and it's a novel situation for him. "It wasn't easy. It was a little bit windy out there, so I think it made it hard for both of us to play necessarily our best level".

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  • 'Groggy' Root proud to lead by example
'Groggy' Root proud to lead by example

Number 11 Morne Morkel provided more resistance, as Philander completed his 80-ball fifty in a last-wicket stand of 24, which ended when the senior partner got a little greedy against the returning Moeen and was bowled aiming to hit him into the pavilion.

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  • Georgia mother accused of killing family appears in court
Georgia mother accused of killing family appears in court

He then advised her to hire a lawyer. She has appeared before Gwinnett County Magistrate Judge Michael Thorpe. It's really not a good idea. "My attorneys are always going to be the people and my faith". Neighbours told WSB-TV that Ms Martinez was inside the home with the dead family members for as long as 24 hours before police arrived. But they ...

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  • Escaped inmate may have used wire cutters delivered by drone
Escaped inmate may have used wire cutters delivered by drone

July 5. Prisoners have previously been caught receiving items from others that are delivered via drone , and now one prisoner has topped them all: he managed to escape from a maximum-security prison in sc thanks in part to a drone. Causey and the second inmate were caught two days later at a Ridgeland motel when a pizza deliverywoman became su...

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  • Man arrested at Liverpool Airport over Manchester terror attack
Man arrested at Liverpool Airport over Manchester terror attack

Earlier this week police had said they wanted to speak to Abedi's brother and also said they thought others had been involved in the attack, according to Sky News. He said: "We do believe that there are other people potentially involved in this. We do however believe further arrests are possible", he told The Sun.

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  • USA bombers fly over South China Sea to assert right
USA bombers fly over South China Sea to assert right

The U.S. Air Force said in a statement the two B-1B Lancers made the flight from after training with Japanese jet fighters in the East China Sea, according to Reuters . "But we are firmly opposed to saber-rattling that harms China's sovereignty and security by certain countries on the pretext of freedom of navigation and overflight".

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  • Scattered Storms Friday Through The Weekend
Scattered Storms Friday Through The Weekend

MORE HUMID: The humidity creeps back up a bit Monday afternoon, and we'll feel very humid on Tuesday . The front will stall near the I-85 corridor on Saturday , but still provides enhanced rain chances. Sunshine will return for Sunday with a break from the heat and humidity. Highs remain in the lower 90s with lows in the mid 70s. Wednesda...

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  • Sse Plc (LON:SSE) Insider Gregor Alexander Purchases 11 Shares
Sse Plc (LON:SSE) Insider Gregor Alexander Purchases 11 Shares

Marshall Wace Limited Liability Partnership reported 50,787 shares. (NYSE:JPM) has risen 33.74% since July 7, 2016 and is uptrending. Tower Rech Ltd Liability Co (Trc) has 0.11% invested in Anglo American plc (LON:AAL). Goldman Sachs downgraded the shares of OPHT in report on Friday, August 7 to "Sell" rating. On Wednesday, August 26 the stock rati...

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  • Ahead Of New Vote, UNESCO's Website Acknowledges Jewish History of Hebron
Ahead Of New Vote, UNESCO's Website Acknowledges Jewish History of Hebron

While such votes are usually taken by a show of hands, Poland, Jamaica, and Croatia asked for a secret ballot. Following the decision, the holy site known to Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs and to Muslims as the Ibrahimi mosque is a "Palestinian site" and considered "under threat".

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  • Here's Why Woman Wants to Save Father's Killer from Death Penalty
Here's Why Woman Wants to Save Father's Killer from Death Penalty

She said she "has fought and will continue to fight for clemency for all death row inmates until Virginia declares the death penalty unconstitutional". Morva's attorneys do not dispute that Morva pulled the trigger but say he was suffering from delusions at the time. "I am hopeful that Governor McAuliffe will listen to these calls and commute Willi...

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  • 18 states sue DeVos over for-profit college regulation delay
18 states sue DeVos over for-profit college regulation delay

California, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina , Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington joined MA in the lawsuit against DeVos, which argues the Education Department is violating the Administrative Procedure Act in its ...

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  • State has budget after Illinois House overrides Governor Rauner's veto
State has budget after Illinois House overrides Governor Rauner's veto

WAND-TV in Decatur reports that Capitol Police arrested a woman for allegedly throwing white powder near the Governor's office. City fire marshal Chris Richmond said no injuries were reported , according to the State Journal-Register, and a spokesman for the IL secretary of state's office, Dave Druker, said one person was in custody but gave no ...

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  • PM Modi and Xi will not meet at G20 Summit
PM Modi and Xi will not meet at G20 Summit

Raking up the Dalai Lama issue, the editorial said 'China was wary of India playing the Dalai Lama card, but this card is already overplayed and will exert no additional effect on the Tibet question'. CONTRARY to the Chinese Government's assertion that Jawaharlal Nehru had accepted the 1890 Sino-British treaty over Sikkim to buttress Beijing's...

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  • Staffline Group Plc (STAF) Given Hold Rating at Liberum Capital
Staffline Group Plc (STAF) Given Hold Rating at Liberum Capital

The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 173 ($2.24) per share, for a total transaction of £832.13 ($1,077.89). Instructure, Inc. provides cloud-based learning management platform for academic institutions and companies across the world.

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  • Fed officials ready to start portfolio wind down within months
Fed officials ready to start portfolio wind down within months

The Fed's favored inflation measure, the core personal consumption expenditure index, grew just 1.4 percent at an annualized rate in May, below the rate that the Fed targets. The minutes acknowledged what it described as "surprisingly low recent readings" on inflation, but it said that most officials continued to expect a return to normal.

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  • Fourth consecutive win for India in Women's World Cup
Fourth consecutive win for India in Women's World Cup

Raj's team has won all three of its games so far in the Women's World Cup but needed its bowlers to dig it out of trouble against Pakistan in Derby on Sunday. In the first encounter against New Zealand they lost by nine wickets. What time is India vs Sri Lanka in the ICC Women's World Cup? They went down to the Aussies by eight wickets and fi...

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  • Pentagon confirms death of U.S. soldier in Helmand province of Afghanistan
Pentagon confirms death of U.S. soldier in Helmand province of Afghanistan

The Defense Department said 19-year-old Pfc. The Pentagon is investigating the incident. Overall, around 13,000 US and allied troops are deployed in Afghanistan. The death comes as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis prepares a strategy in Afghanistan that is expected to call for the US military to return to a war footing with the Taliban and lift O...

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  • Enough is enough, says UAE as time is up for Qatar
Enough is enough, says UAE as time is up for Qatar

They have not specified what further sanctions they could impose on Doha, but commercial bankers in the region believe that Saudi, Emirati and Bahraini banks might receive guidance to pull deposits and interbank loans from Qatar . "The president also underscored that unity in the region is critical to accomplishing the Riyadh Summit's goals of def...

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  • Russian and China meet ahead of G20
Russian and China meet ahead of G20

President Xi has already sent a strong message to Donald Trump ahead of his arrival in Moscow. He will also meet, for the first time, with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the summit, the White House announced last week.

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  • Qatar gets extension on Saudi demands
Qatar gets extension on Saudi demands

Qatar is prepared to defend itself if necessary, Qatar's Minister of State for National Defence Khaled al-Attiyah said in an interview with Sky News on Sunday night. Saudi Arabia and three allies boycotting Qatar have agreed to a request by Kuwait to extend by 48 hours Sunday's deadline for Doha to comply with a set of demands .

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  • Chinese Mainland Pivotal in Hong Kong's Food Quality, Safety
Chinese Mainland Pivotal in Hong Kong's Food Quality, Safety

As the rating of bonds by Chinese rating agencies are seen as lenient, global investors have hesitated to rely on them, analysts say. A bond trading link between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong was launched today, allowing worldwide investors to buy mainland bonds from overseas for the first time.

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  • 6 foreign hostages seen alive in Mali Al-Qaeda video
6 foreign hostages seen alive in Mali Al-Qaeda video

The video was published as the recently elected French leader arrived in the West African country for an anti-terror summit. The threat in the region has been growing for years. Jocelyn was released in February 2016. The footage also showed Stephen McGowan of South Africa, Elliot Kenneth Arthur of Australia, Iulian Ghergut of Romania, Beatr...

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  • White House shared the salaries of its staffers
White House shared the salaries of its staffers

The White House discharged a 16-page report this week enumerating the pay rates of nearly 400 official employees, including the 25 staffers who hold the title of " assistant to the president .The highest-paid staff member is Mark S House earning $187,000 a year".

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  • 85% reservation in teachers' recruitment for Delhi's graduates, demands Delhi Assembly
85% reservation in teachers' recruitment for Delhi's graduates, demands Delhi Assembly

A resolution to amend the Delhi Universities Act (1922), to make way for another university authorised to affiliate institutions was also passed. Supporting the move, MLAs pledged to raise the issue with the Centre, the Lieutenant Governor and the university administration.

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  • Suspect arrested, ID'd in Chester Co. road rage killing
Suspect arrested, ID'd in Chester Co. road rage killing

After Desper turned himself in, the dented red pickup truck sought in the shooting was found in nearby Glen Mills, and the 40-calibre semi-automatic handgun police believed was used was found in the suspect's bedroom, Hogan said. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the West Goshen Police Department at 610-696-7400. A news co...

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  • State Beaches In New Jersey Closed Due To Government Shutdown
State Beaches In New Jersey Closed Due To Government Shutdown

The state lottery and NJ Transit also remain in operation, the website reported . Christie and democratic senate president Steve Sweeney want horizon to be more transparent and accountable, but Prieto opposes the legislation because he said it could lead to higher rates.

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  • Kyle Lowry returns to Raptors; 3-year, $100M contract reported
Kyle Lowry returns to Raptors; 3-year, $100M contract reported

The 31-year-old point guard fell off a cliff this past postseason, but he remains an elite fantasy option when healthy. Acquired from the Orlando Magic in a trade for Terrence Ross and a first-round pick, Ibaka averaged 14.2 points and 6.8 rebounds in 23 games after the All-Star break deal.

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  • Man Charged With Kidnapping Chinese Scholar Authorities Believe Is Dead
Man Charged With Kidnapping Chinese Scholar Authorities Believe Is Dead

Investigators later determined the auto in the video had a sunroof and cracked hubcap, like the vehicle belonging to Christensen, according to the affidavit. Zhang , who arrived in April at the school, was on her way to sign a lease at an apartment when she disappeared on June 9. The vehicle pulled over to where Zhang was standing, and she was ...

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  • McConnell: GOP will 'continue to wrestle' with Obamacare replacement
McConnell: GOP will 'continue to wrestle' with Obamacare replacement

The current draft repeals or delays all the taxes imposed by the 2010 law. "I'd like to say let's do the repeal and then let's try to get 60 out of 100 senators", the Nebraska Republican added. "You can't leave the American people out like this". We can do much better than this shameful GOP plan. And on Friday, with the bill struggling, he flippe...

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  • July brings tragedy to Tamil cinema
July brings tragedy to Tamil cinema

Therefore, to protest against this ruling, the theatre owners have made a decision to shut shop and all over Tamil Nadu theatres would remain closed from Monday. "But the concern is how much of this amount will reach the producers". Ramanathan said, "If entertainment tax is levied in addition to the GST, we will be forced to pay about 58% of the ti...

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  • First Alert Weather Day issued for Saturday
First Alert Weather Day issued for Saturday

Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 miles per hour likely A tornado or two possibleSUMMARY.Storms will increase in coverage and intensity this afternoon with scattered swaths of damaging winds the most likely hazard. An isolated severe storm will be possible, with the best chances running along and north of Highway 84. Any storms that develop Frid...

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  • Lowcountry forecast: Wet weather threatens the 4th, but should clear by evening
Lowcountry forecast: Wet weather threatens the 4th, but should clear by evening

The holiday weekend still looks really nice with dry weather expected both days with plenty of sunshine. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. The 4th of July on Tuesday will be warm with highs in the mid to upper 80s and low humidity. Tomorrow night: Becoming partly cloudy. Lows will be in the mid-70s with a 20 percent chance of rain. Wedn...

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