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World Media Russian opposition leader's killer sentenced to 20-year jail
Author: 0 Russian opposition leader's killer sentenced to 20-year jail

Those who ordered the killing, they argue, are being protected by the authorities in a trail that leads to the North Caucasus republic of Chechnya and its leader Ramzan Kadyrov. But Shamsudin Tsakayev, Dadayev's lawyer, told Reuters after the sentencing that there was "incontrovertible proof" that his client had not committed the crime.

World Media Canadian Dollar Strengthens as Prices of Oil and Exports Rise
Author: 0 Canadian Dollar Strengthens as Prices of Oil and Exports Rise

USD/CAD was last seen trading at 1.2715 for a loss of 1.54% on the day. The central bank forecasts the economy to grow 2.8 percent in 2017 before slowing to 2.0 percent in 2018 and 1.6 percent in 2019. However, the Canadian Dollar has seen volatility this week so far. As a effect of movement in the bond markets fixed-rate mortgages across Canada have already increased by 0.5% over the last few weeks.

World Media Four men appear in Greek court over U.S. tourist's death
Author: 0 Four men appear in Greek court over U.S. tourist's death

Three years earlier, two bar workers fatally beat an Australian tourist on the island of Mykonos. "They kicked and punched him to his body and his head", Chronopoulos told the Post adding, "His death came from hits in his head". One man tackles him, throwing him onto a parked vehicle before others join in the beating. "And I'm trying to compose myself, but I couldn't believe it".

World Media Parasail Operator Behind Death of Aussie Was Unlicenced
Author: 0 Parasail Operator Behind Death of Aussie Was Unlicenced

Shortly after that the video captures Mr Hussey's arms outstretched and he nearly immediately plummets into the sea about 30 metres (about 100ft) below. It is not known whether he drowned or was killed by the impact. They had been in Chiang Mai before traveling to Phuket and were supposed to return to Australia tomorrow.

Author: 0 USA deal to fight terror fails to end Gulf standoff

But Tuesday's initiative met a dismissive reaction from the Arab countries that imposed sanctions on Qatar last month. Mr Tillerson, who has said the demands must be "reasonable and actionable" and called for "constructive dialogue", held talks on Wednesday with the foreign ministers of the four states in the Saudi port city of Jeddah.

World Media Telangana MLA misbehaves with Collector, draws CM KCR's ire after backlash
Author: 0 Telangana MLA misbehaves with Collector, draws CM KCR's ire after backlash

Telangana MLA B Shankar Naik was on Thursday arrested for his misbehaviour with a woman District Collector in Mahbubabad district of the state, according to the news agency ANI. "He was placed under arrest and granted bail on a personal bond, and he was subsequently released", a senior police official told PTI . It is learnt that the MLA, while planting saplings, caught hold of the collector's arm.

World Media Clash over selfies taken by macaque monkey returns to court
Author: 0 Clash over selfies taken by macaque monkey returns to court

After the hearing, the animal rights organization said it wants to administer all proceeds from the photos to benefit the monkey, protect monkey habitats and help people study the species. She said the court made it clear that it was going to either affirm the district court's dismiss order or vacate its decision and dismiss on the grounds that PETA can't serve as a next friend.

World Media Why Ted Cruz's Health Care Fix Can't Save the GOP's Bill
Author: 0 Why Ted Cruz's Health Care Fix Can't Save the GOP's Bill

No final text has been made public, but the concept has been endorsed by Vice President Mike Pence. Cruz's proposal is indicative of the dilemma Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, faces in rallying a majority of Republicans to get behind the bill meant to replace the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare.

World Media Cooling down with some storm chances
Author: 0 Cooling down with some storm chances

While severe weather is unlikely a few storms may produce small hail/gusty winds otherwise lightning is the main hazard. Locally heavy downpours are possible with the storms that are out there. A low pressure system will bring the opposite effects - an uptick in storm chances and a slight slide in temperatures - this weekend and early next week.

World Media Rep. Steve Scalise is out of the ICU, still in serious condition
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise is out of the ICU, still in serious condition

The gunman, identified by police as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, shot Scalise, a Capitol Police officer and two other people on June 14 and was killed in a shootout with police. Representatives for the hospital could not be immediately reached for comment. Although the Democrats won, they gave the trophy to the Republican team to place in Scalise's office.

World Media 67% Republican voters want GOP to continue ACA repeal efforts
Author: 0 67% Republican voters want GOP to continue ACA repeal efforts

With opposition growing, and McConnell postponing the Senate's August recess by two weeks to allow more time to bring skeptical lawmakers on board and salvage Donald Trump's top legislative priority, the president used his bully pulpit to urge fellow Republicans to rally round the effort.

World Media Pop concert for Kim Jong Un celebrates North Korea's missile launch
Author: 0 Pop concert for Kim Jong Un celebrates North Korea's missile launch

The Obama administration distributed federal funds to the US government-backed Voice of America and Radio Free Asia from October 2016 to produce programs for a North Korean audience about consumer riches and rosy lifestyles in the West. "The second stage separates, fires and goes up to this nearly 3,000 km height, but if the Russians didn't see the second stage for some reason and just saw the first stage, that would only go up to sort of the height that they report", he said.

Author: 0 Fitbit Inc (FIT) Check on Ratings

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System held its stake in shares of Fitbit, Inc . The company's market capitalization is $1.20 billion. Fitbit, Inc. (FIT ) now trades with a market capitalization of $1.22 Billion. In other Fitbit news, Director Steven Joseph Murray sold 500,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 26th.

World Media US Customs agents find king cobras inside mail at JFK Airport
Author: 0 US Customs agents find king cobras inside mail at JFK Airport

Among the mail was a "plastic tray"; X-rays of the tray showed what appeared to be snakes inside. The FWS officers opened the container and found a Styrofoam casing with rows of holes. The Fish and Wildlife Service are in custody of the cobras and the geckos. "This seizure demonstrates our wide ranging responsibility in protecting our borders and our partnership with the U.S.

World Media Bomb threat prompts evacuation at UCLA
Author: 0 Bomb threat prompts evacuation at UCLA

The campus emergency was called off early Thursday morning. Police, with sniffer dogs combed the area but no signs of explosives have been found. The university evacuated three residence halls in Westwood after receiving the threat via telephone, said Brian Haas , a UCLA spokesman.

World Media VIRAL PHOTO! Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma Vacationing in NY
Author: 0 VIRAL PHOTO! Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma Vacationing in NY

The selfie posted by Kohli went viral over social media and garnered 1.3 million likes and more than 18000 comments. According to the sources, biggies Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon have already left to attend IIFA and here follows Anushka Sharma with boyfriend Virat Kohli.

World Media Osinbajo returns from United Kingdom, says Buhari recuperating fast
Author: 0 Osinbajo returns from United Kingdom, says Buhari recuperating fast

He made the announcement at a press conference on Wednesday morning, after visiting Buhari at the London hospital where he is being treated for an unspecified illness. He said, "I'm not going to prove that to Nigerians". I challenge them to let him tell us what country he is in, who the leader of that country is, what date it is and what the weather is like outside.

World Media Former CONCACAF Exec, Whistleblower Chuck Blazer Dies at Age 72
Author: 0 Former CONCACAF Exec, Whistleblower Chuck Blazer Dies at Age 72

Blazer, who was also the CONCACAF general secretary and US Soccer vice president, plead guilty in 2013 to 10 counts of corruption chargers, including accepting bribes during the bidding process for the 2010 World Cup. Blazer was also a member of FIFA's Executive Committee from 1996 to 2013, giving him the power to control the world's game. Blazer said in the New York Times profile that he had an $18,000-a-month apartment for himself in Trump Tower in New York and had a $6,000-a-month ...

World Media Bryce Harper's All-Star Game Cleats Are Incredible
Author: 0 Bryce Harper's All-Star Game Cleats Are Incredible

Harper , a native of Las Vegas, was the number one overall pick made by the Washington Nationals in 2010. "It's pretty insane", Harper said . Under that proposed system, the two team captains for this year's event would be Harper and recently-crowned Home Run Derby victor Aaron Judge .

World Media Trump appears to back away from cybersecurity effort with Putin
Author: 0 Trump appears to back away from cybersecurity effort with Putin

The law so enraged Russian President Vladimir Putin that he halted the adoption of Russian children by American families. Trump Jr. said he was asked by an unnamed acquaintance to attend what he described as a "short introductory meeting" about a disbanded program that used to allow USA citizens to adopt Russian children.

World Media Malta lawmakers legalize same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Malta lawmakers legalize same-sex marriage

All the House MPs, with one exception, voted in favour of the law, after both the Government and Opposition had publicly declared their support for the bill. Only one member voted against, explaining that despite the separation of Church and State, his conscience would not allow him to give its approval. "Pledge delivered, future secured", he later tweeted.

World Media Mob attacks Noida society after help claims assault
Author: 0 Mob attacks Noida society after help claims assault

Her family said she did not return home all day on Tuesday and in the night. The mob of around hundred people were mostly domestic helps, daily wage labours and neighbours of a maid. Most reports on the incident say that Zohra was locked up in a room by her employers. "They did not inform me about anything", Abdul said and added that in the morning he registered a complaint at the Gautam Budh Nagar Police Station.

World Media Moon adviser proposes five-way talks on North Korea's nuclear program
Author: 0 Moon adviser proposes five-way talks on North Korea's nuclear program

Seoul is reviewing plans to resume sending humanitarian assistance to North Korea through global and domestic private organizations, South Korea's Ministry of Unification (MOU) said on Monday. Seoul also recognized the need for providing humanitarian assistance in health care, Lee added, and has been developing plans for a more efficient and transparent aid program for several months.

World Media Rockland Resident Among Dead in Military Plane Crash
Author: 0 Rockland Resident Among Dead in Military Plane Crash

Weeks is not in the military. It was the deadliest Marine Corps aviation accident since 2005, when 31 Marines were killed in a CH-35 crash in al-Anbar Province in Iraq. He walked outside to see what was making the noise in the cloudless afternoon and saw a "gray streak" disappear behind trees, and then black smoke rising.

World Media Els withdraws from Scottish Open
Author: 0 Els withdraws from Scottish Open

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