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World Veteran Vince Carter agrees to join Kings on one-year deal
Author: 0 Veteran Vince Carter agrees to join Kings on one-year deal

Despite being the oldest active player in the entire National Basketball Association, he still averaged eight points and three rebounds per game last season while coming off the bench for the Memphis Grizzlies . Carter gives the Kings an experienced player who can provide minutes at small forward. Whether that goes for players they could sign to two-way contracts remains to be seen.

World Armed man trying to reach Ivanka Trump arrested
Author: 0 Armed man trying to reach Ivanka Trump arrested

When the agents realized he was wearing a bulletproof vest under his shirt, they searched him and discovered he was carrying two throwing knives. At around 4 pm on Thursday, Benitez approached a Secret Service checkpoint as he attempted to enter Trump Tower in Manhattan, police said.

World Turkey slams Greek Cypriot attitude after talks collapse
Author: 0 Turkey slams Greek Cypriot attitude after talks collapse

The president of Turkish Cyprus, Mustafa Akinci, said the talks ultimately ended negatively, despite serious efforts. The best chance in generations to end the partition of Cyprus collapsed in acrimony early on Friday, throwing the prospect of any reunification between Greek and Turkish Cypriots into disarray.

World Behold, the first battery-free mobile phone that uses nearly no power
Author: 0 Behold, the first battery-free mobile phone that uses nearly no power

In a bid to enjoy life without chargers, power banks, and data cables, a group of researchers at Washington University designed a smartphone that operates without batteries. This means, if you're in the signal-range of a Wi-Fi router or cell station, you'll be able to make and receive calls through a phone that doesn't have traditional batteries.

World Liberal government to explain settlement with Omar Khadr
Author: 0 Liberal government to explain settlement with Omar Khadr

Canadian government officials confirmed that Omar Khadr has been given 10.5 million Canadian dollars (£6.2 million). News of Khadr's settlement sparked anger earlier this week, as many Canadians consider him to be a terrorist. In 2010 he pleaded guilty to charges including murder, and was sentenced to eight years plus the time he had already spent in custody. "It's been hard you know, finding jobs or going to school and stuff with my past reputation", he said.

World Rob Kardashian Posts Strange Tweet Following Abuse Claims
Author: 0 Rob Kardashian Posts Strange Tweet Following Abuse Claims

However, Blac Chyna did reportedly "like" one of the nudes, which could definitely work against her if she is trying to claim it caused her emotional distress, TMZ notes . After a photo circulated of pregnant Chyna rocking a jumper, internet trolls crawled out from under their bridges and bashed her body. - ROBERT KARDASHIAN (@robkardashian) July 5, 2017Just sad.

World Reward Being Offered for SC Prison Escapee
Author: 0 Reward Being Offered for SC Prison Escapee

Causey was sentenced to life in prison on kidnapping charges from 2002 in connection with invading the home of high-powered defense attorney Jack Swerling, who defended Causey in a previous case. He was discovered missing around 1:55 p.m. Wednesday. The way the freaky delivery had unfolded made Ms. Trainer uneasy, and she told her husband, who informed a law enforcement officer, according to the Times .

World Fired Vogue Director Gets Extremely Candid About Fashion Industry
Author: 0 Fired Vogue Director Gets Extremely Candid About Fashion Industry

She went in style. It takes guts for someone like Chambers to call all this out. The machinations within - and methods of - British Vogue have been laid bare in an extraordinary interview with its former fashion director. 'We created Vestoj to be an antidote to these pressures, but we are not always immune. You can see why some figures in the fashion industry may not have been best pleased with the Chambers article.

Author: 0 Wimbledon results 2017: Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic advance to 3rd round

In the second set, the two players split the opening 12 games to set up a tiebreak. Broken in his opening game, Federer found himself 2-0 down in the opening set and looking incredibly rusty before finding his swagger of old in the eventual tiebreak on his way to downing the Serb 7-6 (7-0) 6-3 6-2.

World Man charged with killing Baltimore police official's brother
Author: 0 Man charged with killing Baltimore police official's brother

T.J. Smith, Baltimore's chief police spokesman, has been getting the names of city homicide victims by text message with increasing regularity of late. "We have not yet recovered the gun Terrell Gibson used to shoot and kill Dion Smith, but we have operations that are pending and we hope to recover that firearm that he used to kill Dion".

World Giant Prehistoric Crocodile Relative from Madagascar Had T. rex Teeth
Author: 0 Giant Prehistoric Crocodile Relative from Madagascar Had T. rex Teeth

The species, whose scientific name is Razanandrongobe sakalavae ("giant lizard ancestor from Sakalava region"), had straight legs and a skull unlike those of modern-day crocodiles, according to BBC News . It is from an ancient crocodile, almost 24-feet in length, with teeth like a Tyrannosaurus Rex . A new study has found that the T-Rex wasn't the top dog in the Jurassic Period.

Author: 0 Does $9.69 justifies WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) shares?

The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. Rice Energy Inc.'s average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 0 percent during the past 12 months. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at [[permalink]]. Boston Partners increased its position in shares of Rice Energy by 21.7% in the first quarter.

World Super Mario Odyssey won't have game over screens
Author: 0 Super Mario Odyssey won't have game over screens

In a follow-up tweet , the Japanese Odyssey account notes that even if Mario doesn't have 10 coins, he still won't get a Game Over screen. Coins replace the traditional lives system of other Mario games. "I feel as if this environment allowed the attendees to see Nintendo anew as a company offering consumer-oriented dedicated video game systems". Super Mario Odyssey is out exclusively on Nintendo Switch this October, and is just looking to make Game of the Year discussions that ...

World Watchdog approves £1.9 billion Vauxhall takeover
Author: 0 Watchdog approves £1.9 billion Vauxhall takeover

Given that PSA and Opel are both active in the manufacturing of passenger and so-called light commercial vehicles, the commission chose to look at the impact of the transaction on the markets at both the European and national levels. " The Commission investigation also showed that the merged entity will still face strong competition from manufacturers such as Renault, Volkswagen, Daimler, Ford, Fiat and various Asian competitors", it concluded.

World Members of European Parliament Condemn Armenian Shelling that Resulted in Civilian Deaths
Author: 0 Members of European Parliament Condemn Armenian Shelling that Resulted in Civilian Deaths

Azeri Defense Ministry said on Tuesday Alkhanli village of the Fuzuli district in the contact line got shelled, leading to deaths of two people, including a two-year-old girl, and civil property damage. Artak Beglaryan, spokesman for the prime minister of Nagorno-Karabakh tweeted on 5 July that Azerbaijan must be held responsible. "We urge the parties to take all measured to stabilize the situation and support the opinion of the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs, who stress the need to stop ...

World Freak rain storms pound Japan, at least three dead: NHK
Author: 0 Freak rain storms pound Japan, at least three dead: NHK

Parts of Fukuoka region were hit by 22in (55cm) of rain in 40 hours - more than what usually falls in the whole of July. Thousands of soldiers and others were scrambling Thursday to reach people cut off by torrents of swirling water or threatened by landslides, and had rescued 250 people, the government said.

World Man threatened to kill nun as she prayed in church
Author: 0 Man threatened to kill nun as she prayed in church

The nun ran out of the way, calling for help. It was at that moment that he approached the pew two rows in front of hers, placed his foot on the bench and began to menace her. "When I saw him I thought he was a little odd and maybe he needed help", she said during an interview Wednesday. "I am going to kill you". "You have to leave!" The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating.

World Pay your turnpike tolls or pay the consequences
Author: 0 Pay your turnpike tolls or pay the consequences

Anyone who owes a turnpike debt may take advantage of the amnesty offer, not just the high-level offenders. After it takes effect August 4, the PA Turnpike can request that PennDOT suspend vehicle registrations meeting the criteria of six or more unpaid toll violations or $500 or more in unpaid tolls and fees.

World Chelsea Handler, Tomi Lahren to face off at Politicon
Author: 0 Chelsea Handler, Tomi Lahren to face off at Politicon

Handler is a comedian who supported Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election and said before the election that a Donald Trump presidency would be "the end of our civilization". She also participated in the Women's March while Lahren has referred to marchers as "entitled crybabies". News of the debate immediately sparked a collective groan on social media over the prospect of watching Handler and Lahren spout off about politics.

World Attorney responds to allegation that Okla. senator assaulted Uber driver
Author: 0 Attorney responds to allegation that Okla. senator assaulted Uber driver

Marlatt's attorney told KFOR the senator was "shocked and surprised" by the claims made and is working with Uber and investigators. "Allegations like those contained in the police report concerning Sen". "What's been reported is not tolerated and has no place on the Uber app", the company said in a statement to BuzzFeed News. "We are working with the Oklahoma City Police Department and will provide any information to them that would be helpful for their ongoing investigation".

World More Manchester attack suspects may be at large
Author: 0 More Manchester attack suspects may be at large

Salman Abedi killed 23 people, including several children, when he detonated an explosive device at the end of a concert by United States singer Ariana Grande . The investigation was expected to continue for "many, many months to come", he said. We have now almost 16,000 hours of CCTV and we anticipate it will take many months to work through this.

World US 30-year mortgage rates rise from November low - Freddie Mac
Author: 0 US 30-year mortgage rates rise from November low - Freddie Mac

And now, this particular bank's stock increased to 52.69 up +0.20%. The average contract interest rate for 15-year, fixed-rate mortgages increased to its highest level since May, rising to 3.43% from 3.39%, with points decreasing to 0.32 from 0.33 (including the origination fee) for 80% LTV loans.

World 5 arrested in protests at Senator Jeff Flake's office in Phoenix
Author: 0 5 arrested in protests at Senator Jeff Flake's office in Phoenix

They say they hope to learn Flake's stance on the bill that aims to repeal Obamacare. After Samuels responded "no", the man then made the threat, "They are going to get better aim". Gress said the 70-year-old Diehl tried to force his way into the office and was immediately arrested. According to a media release distributed Wednesday by the Tucson Chapter of Progressive Democrats of America, dozens of people planned a sit-in at the Senator's office to demand that he vote "No" on the Better ...

World Vice President Mike Pence visits Kennedy Space Center
Author: 0 Vice President Mike Pence visits Kennedy Space Center

His tour will also include a look at the future, with NASA's new Orion spacecraft, and Boeing and SpaceX's commercial crew effort. Pence is heading up a newly revived National Space Council . But the moon was taken off the table in favor of a more nebulous "flexible path" strategy that called for visiting an asteroid in the mid 2020s before eventual flights to the vicinity of Mars in the mid 2030s.