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World Zimbabwe MPs restore Mugabe's authority to name chief justice
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Grace, 52, who has become a power broker in ZANU-PF since her elevation to the top echelons of the party in 2014, said Mugabe's word was "final". "The first lady and Zanu-PF secretary for women's affairs has challenged the president to name his successor saying this has been the trend in other countries", ZBC said online.

World Four killed in small plane crash outside Salt Lake City
Author: 0 Four killed in small plane crash outside Salt Lake City

Nearby drivers pulled to the side and immediately rushed to help. One man, breathless, told dispatchers, "It was a little, small single engine plane, I don't see how anyone could have survived it". The deceased were identified as 48-year-old Layne Clarke and his 42-year-old wife, Diana Clarke, as well as 45-year-old Perry Huffaker and his wife Sarah Huffaker, 42, according to the Utah Department of Public Safety .

World Bihar development a wrong signal for democracy, says Mayawati
Author: 0 Bihar development a wrong signal for democracy, says Mayawati

BJP's Sushil Kumar Modi was sworn in as Deputy Chief Minister. "I was not selfish", he said. According to Scroll.in it was very important for Nitesh to stay in the opposition camp, if the anti-BJP alliance had to take on the BJP in 2019 elections, because of the corruption charges the Yadav family is facing.

World Hagerstown area under a flash flood watch
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The flash flood watch is valid until 8 p.m., Friday, according to John Victory, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Charleston. Heavy rainfall may result in rapid rises in streams and creeks. "Temperatures will be cooler too, in the low 80s and 90s". The chance of precipitation on Saturday is 60 percent. Thursday: Another round of storms will try to fire up over the mountains during the afternoon, but our storm coverage will depend on what happens with storms during the ...

World Missing Florida woman found because she saved her scent with kit
Author: 0 Missing Florida woman found because she saved her scent with kit

According to the Citrus County Florida Sheriff's Office, on Monday, deputies were called to find a missing endangered elderly woman with dementia, who had been missing for more than two hours. Scent preservation kits are generally provided to individuals with mental illnesses that make them vulnerable to getting lost, according Scent Evidence K9 , the company that creates the product.

World United Kingdom hospital regrets protracted dispute over Charlie Gard treatment
Author: 0 United Kingdom hospital regrets protracted dispute over Charlie Gard treatment

The tragedy for Charlie and his family has snowballed into a global debate, partly fueled by social media, about the ethical dilemma of whether parents, doctors or the state should decide Charlie's fate. This was hard to do given the need for various medical equipment and the hospital's insistence that it was against Charlie's interests to go home. "We deeply regret that profound and heartfelt differences between Charlie's doctors and his parents have had to be played out in court over ...

World Jordan says Israel holy site move 'step towards calm'
Author: 0 Jordan says Israel holy site move 'step towards calm'

Israeli authorities on Thursday removed all kinds of security measures placed outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem , as thousands of Muslim worshippers rejoiced. He blasted Netanyahu for praising an Israeli security guard who killed two Jordanians at the embassy after a 16-year-old attacked the guard with a screwdriver.

Author: 0 Speaker Ryan Visits MillerCoors Brewery To Talk Taxes, Health Care

The White House appears to be girding for war against those investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and any connections to the Trump campaign. But, you know, it's certainly within his power to try. Money laundering, loans and overpayments for properties could be how Russian Federation developed relationships with Trump and his family.

World Iran launches satellite-capable rocket into space
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Simorgh rocket is launched and tested at the Imam Khomeini Space Centre, Iran, in this handout photo released by Tasnim News Agency on July 27, 2017. The head of Iran's space agency in October expressed for the first time interest in cooperating with NASA. The State Department spokeswoman suggested that the launch could be a "violation of UN Security Council resolutions".

World Duterte Says He'll Bomb Schools That Teach
Author: 0 Duterte Says He'll Bomb Schools That Teach "Children To Rebel"

The president said that the Communist New People's Army (NPA) was waging war against villages in the countryside but were leaving Lumad schools untouched. Conde urged Duterte to sign a 2015 global political statement, the Safe Schools Declaration, that commits governments to supporting the protection of students, teachers and schools in times of armed conflict.

World DOJ: Civil Rights Act Does Not Apply to LGBT Discrimination
Author: 0 DOJ: Civil Rights Act Does Not Apply to LGBT Discrimination

Understandably, it sparked outrage among LGBT organizations and advocates . The DOJ filed the briefing as a part of the ongoing lawsuit Zarda v. Altitude Express , a legal battle in which a male skydiving instructor claimed that he was sacked by his employer in 2010 specifically because he was gay.

World Putin regrets deteriorating US-Russia ties, blames 'anti-Russia hysteria'
Author: 0 Putin regrets deteriorating US-Russia ties, blames 'anti-Russia hysteria'

However, Putin said that he hopes that the US-Russia ties will, however, become stronger in the future, adding that the countries could jointly resolve worldwide issues and fight terrorism more effectively. "This arouses deep regrets because such actions imply aggravating circumstances and special cynicism", Putin said. He dismissed Congressional investigations into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's USA presidential election, calling them a symptom of growing anti-Russian hysteria ...

World State Dept. warns of possibly tainted alcohol in Mexico
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Check back for more information. The State Department added the warning to its travel site for Mexico on Wednesday. " There have been allegations that consumption of tainted or substandard alcohol has resulted in illness or blacking out ", the guidance said, according to CNN .

World Rikers Island on lockdown, inmate missing
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The law enforcement sources added that he had jumped over a fence at the C-95 jail, also known as AMKC, which houses about 3,000 inmates. "Everybody was going insane, everybody was in the bus suffocating", said Wendy Jamie, 33, who was visiting an inmate at the Kross center when the lock down began.

World Dharam Singh Dies At 80
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Born on December 25, 1936 at Nelogi village in Jewargi Taluk of Kalaburagi district, Singh was elected as an MLA from Jewargi for seven consecutive times between 1978 and 2008. He also served under other chief ministers like Devaraj Urs, R Gundu Rao, M Veerappa Moily, SM Krishna and S Bangarappa. He was the popular choice in the 2004 alliance between Congress and JD (S).

World Quincy Jones awarded almost $9.5 million in suit against Michael Jackson's estate
Author: 0 Quincy Jones awarded almost $9.5 million in suit against Michael Jackson's estate

Now Jones is asking not only to be paid for the songs, but he also would like to receive a share of the overall receipts of the shows. Jones said he had no quarrel with Jackson personally but that he had reached contracts in 1978 and 1985 that gave him first priority to Jackson's music, including maintaining the right to be the first to mix original recordings.

World Fair opens, rides closed after deadly accident
Author: 0 Fair opens, rides closed after deadly accident

Cell phone video captured the moment the ride malfunctioned Wednesday night, seemingly crashing into something on the ground, and throwing part of the ride and the people in it through the air, CBS2's Brook Silva-Braga reported. In a post on its Twitter page it said: "There has been a report of a ride incident". It happened Wednesday night at the Ohio State Fair in Columbus .

World Trump Threatens Alaska After GOP Senator Votes Against Health Care Bill
Author: 0 Trump Threatens Alaska After GOP Senator Votes Against Health Care Bill

On Wednesday, Murkowski sounded unbothered about Trump's tweet , although she hasn't commented on the Zinke call. Murkowski was one of seven Republican Senators who voted against the President (and Senate Leader Mitch McConnell). Alaska strongly supported Trump in the election, with 53% of the state voting for him, giving the Republican candidate its three electoral votes. "I fear that the strong economic growth, pro-energy, pro-mining, pro-jobs, and personnel from Alaska who are part of ...

World Ensure affordable, quality health care for all
Author: 0 Ensure affordable, quality health care for all

On the Senate floor, McCain said he would not vote for the health care bill until a number of provisions supported by Gov. Doug Ducey were passed. A modified version of the BCRA, with additional changes to accommodate members' concerns with the latest version of the BCRA.

World United Nations warns: Jerusalem at risk of escalating violence
Author: 0 United Nations warns: Jerusalem at risk of escalating violence

Mass prayer protests will continue outside the site until the gates of the compound are opened and the metal railings and iron bridge with cameras on it removed. The detectors, installed following a shooting attack that killed three Israeli policemen, sparked a huge protest. Erdogan spoke to his party's legislators in parliament on Tuesday and called on all Muslims to defend the holy sites by visiting Jerusalem at every occasion or by sending aid to Muslims there.

Author: 0 No entry to holy site before inspection: Al Aqsa official

Israel says the measures are necessary to prevent further attacks while Palestinians claim Israel is trying to expand its control. Protests have broken out over the fate of the holy site as many Muslims fear that the Israeli security measures unilaterally change the "status quo".

World Amazon Wants You: Tech Giant Goes on Hiring Spree
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Amazon has dubbed its hiring event "Amazon Jobs Day" and said it will make thousands of "on-the-spot" offers to candidates who apply during the fair. Bolstering the number of fulfillment centers nationwide is part of Amazon's ongoing efforts to provide the shortest wait times for products, analysts say.

World Suspect in custody in cruise ship death
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Radar Online shared that a woman died while on a Princess Cruise ship after a domestic dispute, which happened around 9 p.m. on Tuesday. The Emerald Princess cruise ship is docked in Juneau, Alaska, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. A lot of them were wearing white and grey hooded sweat shirts, with hoods and umbrellas shielding their faces from view. FBI spokeswoman, Staci Feger-Pellessier, said that no arrests had been made in the domestic violence case but a team was meeting the ship ...

World India will strengthen relations with China on basis of Astana consensus: MEA
Author: 0 India will strengthen relations with China on basis of Astana consensus: MEA

Mr Doval and Mr Yang are Special Representatives of the India-China border mechanism. The border row between the two countries was triggered in June when the Indian Army stopped a road construction by Chinese troops in Doklam. "China is warning India against misjudging the worldwide situation and repeating the mistakes made by Nehru in thinking that China would not fight back", said Wang, referring to the 1962 Sino-Indian war overseen by former Indian prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru.