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World Defence department distances itself from book on Mandela's 'last years'
Author: 0 Defence department distances itself from book on Mandela's 'last years'

Chief Mandla Mandela, in a statement through the Royal House on Saturday, reportedly said: "We want to caution that this is not the first apparent abuse of the Mandela name and legacy". The SA Medical Association also expressed its concern. "I haven't read the book but most of us have a sense of unease. Breaching the [code of ethics] has implications‚" said Dr Mark Sonderup‚ vice chairperson of the association.

World Arab League: Israel 'playing with fire' over Jerusalem
Author: 0 Arab League: Israel 'playing with fire' over Jerusalem

Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai, who heads the Israeli defense body for Palestinian civilian affairs, also said Israel was open to alternatives as long as it "ensures the prevention of the next attack". In Jerusalem on Saturday, Israeli police said they used riot gear to disperse dozens of Palestinians who threw stones and bottles at them. Muslims alleged Israel is trying to expand its control at the Muslim-administered site under the guise of security - a claim Israel denies - and launched mass ...

World Partly sunny morning holds chances for possible afternoon showers
Author: 0 Partly sunny morning holds chances for possible afternoon showers

Tonight .Mostly cloudy. Showers/storms possible. A few spotty downpours are certainly possible in the afternoon, but more robust, widespread rain is looking unlikely at this time. Winds will start from the northwest at 6 miles per hour and increase by late afternoon to 15 miles per hour and will come from from the west. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

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Author: 0 "Mafia capitale non esiste", 20 anni per Carminati

Quarantasei gli imputati. Tra loro i capi dell'organizzazione: l'ex terrorista nero Massimo Carminati e il ras delle cooperative Salvatore Buzzi . Mafia Capitale - Condannati, inoltre, l'ex capo dell'assemblea Capitolina, Mirko Coratti (Pd, 6 anni di reclusione), l'ex responsabile del tavolo per i migranti, Luca Odevaine (6 anni e 6 mesi), l'ex capogruppo del Pdl in Comune, Luca Gramazio (11 anni), l'ex ad di Ama, Franco Panzironi (10 anni ), l'ex minisindaco del municipio di ...

World Man behind Aryabhatta and renowned Indian scientist UR Rao passes away
Author: 0 Man behind Aryabhatta and renowned Indian scientist UR Rao passes away

For his vast contribution to development of India's space technology, Rao was inducted by International Astronautical Federation ( IAF ) in 2016 into its Hall of Fame. According to ISRO, He had served as the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Physical Laboratory at Ahmedabad and also as the Chancellor of the Indian Institute of Science and Technology (IIST) of Thiruvananthapuram.

World 'Despacito' banned over un-Islamic lyrics
Author: 0 'Despacito' banned over un-Islamic lyrics

An Islamic party, Amanah , had earlier called for the song to be kept off Malaysia's airwaves stating that it was corrupting young children as many of them were singing it without understanding any of the words. The track, which is now No. 1 in the US, United Kingdom and Australia, surpasses the previous record holder, Justin Bieber's " Sorry " (and its various remixes), which has clocked up more than 4.38 billion combined plays, Universal Music Group reports.

World Sanjay Kothari Appointed As Secretary To Kovind
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Kothari, a 1978 batch IAS of the Haryana cadre, was appointed the PESB Chairman after he superannuated as the DoPT Secretary. Lal is a 1988 batch Gujarat-cadre Indian Forest Service officer while IAS officer Kothari had retired as DoPT secretary in June previous year.

World Fusion GPS Head to Fight Senate Subpoena, Manafort and Trump Jr Cooperate
Author: 0 Fusion GPS Head to Fight Senate Subpoena, Manafort and Trump Jr Cooperate

Trump has previously called the dossier "phony", but the FBI appears to be taking cues from it in its investigation of Russia's meddling and possible collusion with the Trump campaign in the 2016 USA election. Simpson's attorneys responded to the subpoena in a letter obtained by LawNewz , the attorneys said their client was unavailable to testify because of vacation plans, and if subpoenaed, as he was, would plead the Fifth.

World How Anthony Scaramucci Is Revamping The White House Press Office
Author: 0 How Anthony Scaramucci Is Revamping The White House Press Office

The appointment came as the president contends with sinking approval ratings and struggles to advance his legislative agenda. The daily briefings are expected to be taken over by deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders for now. "We're going to change that for him". "And he will probably dial back some of those tweets". "The president likes speaking from the heart". He then said he was quoting the president, adding that "he basically said to me, hey, you know, this is - maybe they ...

Author: 0 Trump's new communications director donated $2300 to Obama in 2008

In his new communications role, the energetic Scaramucci now describes the president as "genuinely a wonderful human being". The meeting is beginning to feel like a clown auto - one more person keeps jumping out just when you think the vehicle is empty.

Author: 0 Predicted Red Devils XI for friendly clash against Real Madrid

The Spanish giants drew level midway through the half when Victor Lindelof brought down Real summer signing Theo Hernandez in the area and Casemiro smashed the resulting spot-kick down the middle of David de Gea's goal. You have contacts, you have feelings. "At least very painful, because for him to come out it has to be painful", Mourinho said. When the two teams halted play after 30 minutes for a hydration break in the baking heat in Santa Clara, Mourinho headed straight for Real ...

Author: 0 What Trump's team is saying on pardons

Sarah Huckabee Sanders was promoted Friday to replace Spicer . Asked what he thought of the show, Mr Spicer told Fox News: "I think that there were parts of it that were amusing, but there's a lot of it that was over the line". "And he will probably dial back some of those tweets ". Scaramucci also went after the CNN anchor for bringing up a discussion about bail money in case someone needs it by telling Tapper that it was a "super ridiculous hypothetical".

World 'Dunkirk' conquers weekend with US$50.5m 'Valerian' flops
Author: 0 'Dunkirk' conquers weekend with US$50.5m 'Valerian' flops

The movie took in a mere $17 million, even after he appeared on several US talk shows over the weekend to promote the film. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. The sci-fi epic should land in fifth this weekend with about US$17 million from 3,553 locations. With such an extensive list of World War II films, it can sometimes be hard to get people excited for yet another movie about fighting Nazis.

World Trump still doubts Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election
Author: 0 Trump still doubts Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election

Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., warned that if President Trump were to pardon himself or to fire special counsel Robert Mueller , "I think it would cause a cataclysm in Washington ". The committee's chairman, Chuck Grassley, and its top Democrat, Dianne Feinstein, also say they are negotiating with Trump Jr. and Manafort about possibly turning over documents.

World Thousands in KC metro still without power after overnight storms
Author: 0 Thousands in KC metro still without power after overnight storms

Westar Energy reports more than 3,000 customers without power. As of 10 a.m., KCP&L reported more than 64,000 customers were still without power across the metro. You can check the map here to see if your area is affected. There is now no timetable as to when power could be restored. The city of Independence will open the Sherman Center for residents there to get out of the heat, take a shower, and charge their devices while restoration is underway.

World President needs to 'step back' on Mueller: Sen. Collins
Author: 0 President needs to 'step back' on Mueller: Sen. Collins

Trump, facing multiple probes into whether his campaign colluded with Russian officials, has repeatedly tried to push the attention onto Clinton for her own Russia ties and on Comey for sharing information about his conversations with the president to a friend, with the idea it would become public.

World Sharad Kumar wins silver, Varun Bhati clinches bronze in high jump
Author: 0 Sharad Kumar wins silver, Varun Bhati clinches bronze in high jump

Later in the day, Sajad Mohammadian vied for the top honor in the men's shot put F42 category, and managed to pocket the silver medal with a throw of 14.44 meters. Anna Grimaldi fell just shy of a medal in the T47 long jump, her 5.21m leap only good enough for fourth. Great Britain have laid the foundations for a successful 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, according to head coach Paula Dunn, after finishing the Word Para-athletics Championships with their best medal tally for 19 years.

World Cash trail of Imran Khan's United Kingdom flats incomplete
Author: 0 Cash trail of Imran Khan's United Kingdom flats incomplete

He took a shot at the PTI Chief and said Nawaz Sharif has already presented his documents before Supreme Court twice and now Imran Khan is the one who is running from accountability . Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan will continue taking strides towards progress and prosperity.

World Trump lashes out at media after Spicer resignation
Author: 0 Trump lashes out at media after Spicer resignation

Anthony Scaramucci was a senior financial adviser to President Trump before being hired as the new communications chief of the White House. Mr. Scarmucci, who replaced Sean Spicer as head of the White House's communications team on Friday, acknowledged a communications problem in the administration and said he plans to have a meeting with his new team on Monday.

World Army clears terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley: ISPR
Author: 0 Army clears terrorist strongholds in Rajgal valley: ISPR

At least 13 terrorists were killed and six others injured in targeted strikes by PAF jets, Army Aviation and artillery, said the ISPR on Thursday. The operational commander further said that Khyber-IV was going in the right direction as planned to achieve the task.

World Army soldier indicted for allegedly attempting to provide material support to ISIS
Author: 0 Army soldier indicted for allegedly attempting to provide material support to ISIS

His attorney, Birney Bervar , has said Kang was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder or other mental problems the army failed to address after he returned from deployments to Iraq in 2011 and Afghanistan in 2014. "He's a decorated American soldier for 10 years, goes to Afghanistan and comes back and things start going off the rails". A U.S. Army sergeant in Hawaii has been indicted on charges of attempting to provide support for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the ...

World Snooty the manatee dies aged 69 after accident in South Florida Museum
Author: 0 Snooty the manatee dies aged 69 after accident in South Florida Museum

Snooty the Manatee, for decades and for generations a unique and much-loved celebrity in Manatee County, and thought to the be the world's oldest manatee in captivity, has died. Snooty has lived in Bradenton since April of 1949. In 1993, Snooty moved into the 60,000-gallon exhibit at the Parker Manatee Aquarium. Snooty was one of just four or five manatees in the entire state allowed to receive regular human contact and training, because he was too old to be released, and was well known ...

World No public testimony next week for Trump Jr., Manafort
Author: 0 No public testimony next week for Trump Jr., Manafort

In a decision that has drawn criticism from some Democrats, Kushner will not be under oath when he meets with the Senate Intelligence Committee behind closed doors. Sen. Trump Jr. vowed that he would give testimony under oath during a July 11 appearance on Sean Hannity's Fox News program, asserting that he had "nothing to hide".

World Coast Guard rescues 5 from ocean miles off N Carolina coast
Author: 0 Coast Guard rescues 5 from ocean miles off N Carolina coast

The pair were winched to safety by an Irish Coast Guard helicopter crew on Friday. Valentia tasked the Coast Guard helicopter Rescue 117 and the Air Corps Casa plane to go to the scene. The First Coast Guard District command center in Boston got a distress alert at about 9:40 a.m. from a console boat 40 miles off the New Jersey shore.

World Heat Wave Continues Saturday
Author: 0 Heat Wave Continues Saturday

Showers and storms will ramp up into Sunday as the threat for locally strong-severe storms become a possibility. Those people should stay out of direct sunlight as much as possible, and should try to stay cool by going to somewhere where air conditioning is available.