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World Cornell University: swimmer that drowned was incoming freshman
Author: 0 Cornell University: swimmer that drowned was incoming freshman

Perez-Ventura was in Ithaca with fellow incoming students participating in the on-campus, pre-freshman summer program. Perez Ventura's mother told ABC News in 2016 that she brought her son to the United States when he was nine so that he could get a good education.

World Northwestern Professor Arrested in Slaying Due in Court
Author: 0 Northwestern Professor Arrested in Slaying Due in Court

Wyndham Lathem, a professor at Northwestern University's Chicago campus and Andrew Warren, a university employee from England - were implicated in the stabbing death of the 26-year-old man found dead in Lathem's apartment. Asked about Lathem's mental state, Wine said he is fine. Warren is a treasury assistant at one of Oxford's residential colleges in England, and is now being held at a jail in San Francisco.

World Asean calls for South China Sea non-militarization
Author: 0 Asean calls for South China Sea non-militarization

But Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs spokesman Robespierre Bolivar said at a news conference Saturday that there was no plan for those nations to meet on the sidelines of the Manila meetings. Like in a previous meeting in Laos, the draft framework contains only the elements and is not the final, legally binding document, but the conclusion of the framework could be considered a milestone among the competing countries that include (aside from the Philippines and China) Vietnam, Brunei ...

World China and ASEAN to maintain stability in South China Sea
Author: 0 China and ASEAN to maintain stability in South China Sea

Wang Yi said the United Nations resolution's call for a return to talks emphasised that diplomatic and peaceful means were necessary to avoid tensions and it was necessary to prevent the crisis from escalating. But it was not immediately clear if Mr Ri planned to meet ministers of other countries in Manila. Kang could not resist chiming in: "It was a very, very good outcome".

World Gas prices climb as summer driving heats up
Author: 0 Gas prices climb as summer driving heats up

Long term, however, prices are expected to decline again after the summer driving season ends. The average price has risen almost 11 percent since previous year at this time, when gas was averaging 23 cents lower, at $2.13 per gallon. Last week's Energy Information Agency report showed record-high gasoline demand. "This, combined with continuously high domestic crude oil output, it is still clear that the glut of crude will not disappear easily".

World 5 militants killed at LoC in Kupwara: Army
Author: 0 5 militants killed at LoC in Kupwara: Army

Srinagar-based army spokesperson, Col Rajash Kalia, confirmed that five militants were killed when the army foiled an infiltration bid in Machhil sector. Meanwhile, security forces have launched a cordon and search operation in Pulwama district's Pinglena village, following specific inputs about presence of terrorists.

World Knicks hire Barack Obama's brother-in-law to front office role
Author: 0 Knicks hire Barack Obama's brother-in-law to front office role

They also created the only front office in the Association with an African-American president and an African-American general manager-a progressive truth that was built upon with the latest hire. Robinson played alongside Mills at the University of Princeton . Sports' The Vertical, the Knicks have hired Craig Robinson , the brother-in-law of Barack Obama.

World NBC5 Forecast: Lingering Rain Chances Today
Author: 0 NBC5 Forecast: Lingering Rain Chances Today

After Sunday's high temperature of 76 degrees, the weather service says overcast skies and heavy rain will keep temperatures quite cool for the Lehigh Valley today . Monday night: Showers likely, mainly before 8 p.m. Wednesday night will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

World Money to burn? Sicilian firefighters accused of arson for bonus payments scam
Author: 0 Money to burn? Sicilian firefighters accused of arson for bonus payments scam

Soaring temperatures and a prolonged drought are scorching swathes of Italy and wildfires in some areas have been blamed on arsonists. The firemen and their friends and relatives are alleged to have faked distress calls as part of the plan to receive the payments of around 10 euros per hour handed out by the state for working in emergency situations.

World British mother shot after wrong turn into Brazil favela
Author: 0 British mother shot after wrong turn into Brazil favela

According to the O Dia newspaper, they ended up in the Agua Santa community - a slum area known to have drug traffickers - because of a difficulty in understanding directions. Vinicius Barbosa told a local paper: "There are communities which people cannot enter, that the press cannot enter, that public services cannot enter".

World Haryana BJP leader accused of stalling ambulance leading to death of patient
Author: 0 Haryana BJP leader accused of stalling ambulance leading to death of patient

However, BJP councilor in Fatehbad has denied the allegation made by the victim's relatives, who lodged a complaint. As we were hurring up, the ambulance touched Nagpal's vehicle. They said that by the time the ambulance finally reached the hospital, Naveen Soni had died. "I believe in service how can I stop an ambulance", Mr. Nagpal said.

World Authorities investigating blast at Minnesota mosque
Author: 0 Authorities investigating blast at Minnesota mosque

An FBI spokesman didn't reply to a call Monday seeking further information. No one was injured, but the blast left the building with fire and smoke damage. As many as 20 people were inside at the time of the explosion. "An attack on a mosque is an attack on a synagogue is an attack on a church", said Curtiss Deyoung, CEO of the Minnesota Council of Churches.

World Boy, 4, Shot in The Head in Road Rage Incident: Cops
Author: 0 Boy, 4, Shot in The Head in Road Rage Incident: Cops

Bullet fragments were removed from the boy's head, police said. The mother, 27-year-old Cecelia Hill, began honking her horn repeatedly. A Cleveland, Ohio, boy underwent emergency surgery after someone opened fire on his mother during an extreme road rage incident on Sunday night.

World Belmont Purple Heart Recipients To Be Honored Monday
Author: 0 Belmont Purple Heart Recipients To Be Honored Monday

The Badge for Military Merit was in the shape of a purple heart, and when the award was revived in the 20th century, it became known as the Purple Heart. The campaign receives donations and various funding to help ensure wounded, older veterans have safe and adequate housing. National Purple Heart Day is celebrated every August 7.

Author: 0 Duterte to Tillerson: I'm your humble friend in Southeast Asia

President Rodrigo Duterte presented himself as a "humble friend" of the United States in his first meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the first high-ranking official of the Trump administration he has met. Duterte's comments mark a stark change from his previous interactions with the US, including one instance in which he told former President Barack Obama to "go to hell".

Author: 0 Iran regards Pakistan security as extension of its own: Rouhani

He emphasized that the Iranian Parliament would certainly pass legislation to reciprocate the new United States measures. "Iran would not be the first to pull out of the nuclear deal, but it will not remain silent about the USA repeated violations of the accord", he also said.

World Zuma faces secret ballot in South African no-confidence vote
Author: 0 Zuma faces secret ballot in South African no-confidence vote

She acknowledged that the way the announcement was made was unprecedented - such announcements were usually made by press release, and she didn't take questions from journalists. "We therefore have to use this opportunity to show responsiveness to our people". In recent weeks, two ANC lawmakers who publicly said they meant to vote against Zuma were quickly censured by the party.

Author: 0 Palestinians Attend Friday Prayers in Al-Aqsa Mosque despite Restrictions

At a Saturday meeting at Al Husseiniya Palace with leaders of Jordan's Lower House of Parliament, King Abdullah outlined the challenges now faced regarding the Palestinian cause and Jerusalem. The Jordanian king told Abbas that Trump was committed to achieving peace between Palestinians and Israelis. In this regard, the Monarch said there would be no breakthrough in the peace process without a USA push for a solution.

World Missouri officer killed during traffic stop, man sought
Author: 0 Missouri officer killed during traffic stop, man sought

Police said Michael returned fire, but it's unclear if any of the bullets hit McCarthy. Radio dispatch audio offers insight into the chaos that followed the fatal shooting of Clinton, Missouri, police Officer Gary Michael . Lowe says Michael was "heroic right to the end". Officer Michael leaves behind a wife and step sons. The fallen officer was identified as 37-year-old Gary Michael.

Author: 0 Trump credits 'fake news,' administration wins for strong base

More than six months into Donald Trump's young presidency, optimism among his core supporters and American voters at large is starting to fade, a new poll has revealed. Just 43 percent of that demographic approve, while 50 percent disapprove. Finance. "The only thing I've seen is gross incompetence". The poll found "Trump losing support inside the Republican Party and a noticeable drop in his perceived honesty".

World Fake News? Trump Launches 'Real News' Series
Author: 0 Fake News? Trump Launches 'Real News' Series

McEnany has been a frequent defender of President Trump on national television and on CNN, a news network which has routinely met the ire of conservatives who condemn the television network's coverage as "fake news". This legislation is meant to increase wages while decreasing poverty, and saving the American taxpayer billions of dollars. That's at best disputable.

World Trump raps Democratic Sen. Blumenthal as phony 'con artist'
Author: 0 Trump raps Democratic Sen. Blumenthal as phony 'con artist'

Trump then tweeted again , calling Blumenthal "one of the greatest military frauds in USA history". The president fired off the angry tweets after Blumenthal appeared on CNN, on a day Trump tweeted he was "working hard from New Jersey" at his golf club during long-planned White House renovations.

World Commonwealth Bank of Australia to fight AUSTRAC claims
Author: 0 Commonwealth Bank of Australia to fight AUSTRAC claims

Commonwealth Bank says its failure to tell authorities about more than 53,000 large cash deposits was caused by a software update , which triggered an "error" in its reporting system that was not picked up for more than two years. But due to an unrelated software update in late 2012, a coding error occurred which meant the IDMs did not create the required threshold transaction reports.

World Missing 6-year-old found dead in pond behind Florida home
Author: 0 Missing 6-year-old found dead in pond behind Florida home

He was reported missing around 3:30 p.m. "Adam Roach was, as we say within the district, 'one of ours.' He had just completed kindergarten at Roberts Elementary, and faculty and staff at the school were looking forward to seeing him when school starts next week".