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Bangladesh vs Australia: Lyon and Warner Keep Visitors in the Hunt

Bangladesh vs Australia: Lyon and Warner Keep Visitors in the Hunt Bangladesh pulled off a fairytale maiden test victory over Australia yesterday as cricket witnessed a second triumph for the underdog in as many days with the Ashes protagonists both on the receiving end of surprise losses. Smith went on to make 37 before he was caught behind off the bowling of Shakib. Bangladesh's win on the fourth day came in the first test the two teams have contested si... [Full Article...]

Torrential rains flood vast areas of Houston

Torrential rains flood vast areas of Houston With the official emergency services overwhelmed by the scale of the disaster in Houston , the fourth biggest city in the United States, it was sometimes left to an army of volunteers to save the day. This represents about 12 percent of total USA refining capacity and 23 percent of the Petroleum Administration for Defense District 3 (PADD) refining capacity on the Gulf Coast. [Full Article...]

Two dead, thousands rescued as Texas hit with widespread flooding

Two dead, thousands rescued as Texas hit with widespread flooding Before-and-after pictures being shared on social media underlined the impact of the extreme weather. . Houston - home to a large Jewish population - is experiencing heavy flooding from Harvey as it lingers in the area, now as a tropical storm. [Full Article...]

Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's $700 million Powerball jackpot

Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday's $700 million Powerball jackpot The winning tickets were sold at Handy Variety in Watertown and Sandy's Variety, 378 Wash. Here are the winning numbers for Wednesday night's estimated $700 million Powerball jackpot: 6, 7, 16, 23, 26, and the Powerball is 4. Any five numbers that you choose no matter what you choose for your ticket, they all have the same chance of winning. Powerball tickets are $2 each and the multiplier... [Full Article...]

CBS2's Lonnie Quinn Explains Monday's Total Solar Eclipse

CBS2's Lonnie Quinn Explains Monday's Total Solar Eclipse People without glasses at miSci will be able to "watch" the show with "sun spotters", devices that will project images of the sun on white paper . Again, you're NOT using these to look directly at the sun, only at the projection! If you are unable to get glasses, one way of indirectly observing the eclipse is by using a pinhole projector . [Full Article...]

Barcelona Attack Perpetrator Intended to Use Mined Van During Attack

Barcelona Attack Perpetrator Intended to Use Mined Van During Attack Security forces were mobilized following a deadly terrorist attack Thursday afternoon, where authorities say a jihadist used a van to target people in one of the Catalonia capital's most popular streets and managed to escape the scene by foot. [Full Article...]

No Glasses? No Problem! Other Viewing Options for Solar Eclipse

No Glasses? No Problem! Other Viewing Options for Solar Eclipse For Bostonians the upcoming total eclipse of the sun will be more like a partial eclipse of the sun - Boston is about 15 hours from closest prime viewing locations in SC. Here's a list of places where you can check out the eclipse . The sun's light can effectively burn your eyes the way it can burn your skin. The Manitoba Association of Optometrists has partnered with the Manitoba Museum ... [Full Article...]

Thomas wins maiden major at US PGA

Thomas wins maiden major at US PGA This year's edition of the US PGA Championship has been a war of attrition for players and viewers alike. The pair lie on five-under par for the tournament. He was three-over for the second round with three holes left before he parred 16th and 17th and birdied 18th. The final three groups Saturday played the Green Mile in a collective 17-over par . [Full Article...]

NFL Draft: Here's what the Bills received in 2 blockbuster trades Friday

NFL Draft: Here's what the Bills received in 2 blockbuster trades Friday The Buffalo Bills acquired Jordan Matthews and a third rounder in 2018 from the Philadelphia Eagles for E.J. Gaines and a 2018 second rounder. Imagine the upcoming free-agent market. "I'm still trying to dissect what's real and what's true as I move forward". "It's not just one person". Gaines earned a starting job with the Rams but missed the entire 2015 season due to a Lisfranc injury an... [Full Article...]

Cardinals catch Rally Cat fever after lucky feline dashes across field

Cardinals catch Rally Cat fever after lucky feline dashes across field Jason Hammel will be on the mound for the Royals and Lance Lynn makes the start for the Cardinals. Escobar ranged to the other side of second base to nab Paul DeJong's up-the-middle grounder, with two runners in scoring position, in the second inning. [Full Article...]

30 children die in hospital in India's Uttar Pradesh: Medical official

30 children die in hospital in India's Uttar Pradesh: Medical official Following this report, the Uttar Pradesh Government jumped in defence of the medical college, while also assuring that the District Magistrate has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the incident and the report will be out in 24 hours. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi expressed deep grief over these deaths. My thoughts are with the families of the victims. [Full Article...]

Peace returns to Kenya after post-election protests

Peace returns to Kenya after post-election protests Musalia Mudavadi claimed Thursday that the opposition has " complete data " from election commission servers showing that Odinga has a lead of several hundred thousand votes over President Uhuru Kenyatta . The IEBC and opposition have called for calm and are urged voters to "maintain the peace" while the final results are being tabulated. "I don't control anybody. [Full Article...]

Kenya waits to hear final results of already disputed vote

Kenya waits to hear final results of already disputed vote Then, on Thursday, he said that he had won 8.04 million votes, to 7.75 million votes for Mr. Kenyatta . The balance of votes were picked up by a number of other candidates. He said hackers had infiltrated the election authority's systems using the identity of Chris Msando, an election official who was tortured and murdered a week before the vote. [Full Article...]

Trump To Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency

Trump To Declare Opioid Crisis National Emergency National emergencies tend to be declared after natural disasters or to stop the spread of infectious diseases. Luckily, in Wisconsin, thanks to the leadership of Rep. "They only reimburse us for so many dollars for services we provide, and it's hard to attract qualified staff". When pressed by reporters on whether he needs emergency powers, Trump said, "We're going to draw it up, and we're g... [Full Article...]

CNN Spreads Fake News About Google Viewpoint Diversity Manifesto

CNN Spreads Fake News About Google Viewpoint Diversity Manifesto Damore said he filed a case with the U.S. National Labor Relations Board accusing Google of trying to shame him into silence. The reason Pichai gave, if believed, would leave Damore without legal recourse. The memo was written in response to a complaint about Google having too many male employees and not enough female employees. He also asserted that women are underrepresented in the t... [Full Article...]

Doklam standoff: Here's a list of Chinese media's multiple threats to India

Doklam standoff: Here's a list of Chinese media's multiple threats to India She provided no evidence for the claim' which is at the complete variance with Bhutan's stated position and actions. China and India fought a border war in 1962, but that didn't resolve their territorial disputes. Indian media claim a standoff occurred when China started building a road in Doklam. Secondly, Apart from its own commitments to the status quo , Beijing must recognise the sp... [Full Article...]

Chris Brown slated for commenting on Rihanna's latest Insta picture

Chris Brown slated for commenting on Rihanna's latest Insta picture The "Diamonds" singer also wore a crown made from jewels and feathers. In 2015, the star sported a crystal bra that barely covered her nipples, paired with a turquoise headdress. Rihanna loves to experiment with her style, both on and off the red carpet. An annual celebration marking the end of the sugar cane harvest season, the first edition of which dates back to the 1780s. [Full Article...]

Kenyan leader, Obama urge calm in presidential election

Kenyan leader, Obama urge calm in presidential election Almost 20 million have registered to vote in the election, which recent poll surveys indicate is a close contest between Odinga the wily 72-year-old veteran politician and the affable incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta who is only 55 years old. [Full Article...]

China can wipe out Indian troops, says Chinese media amid Sikkim standoff

China can wipe out Indian troops, says Chinese media amid Sikkim standoff While Bejiing claims the region as sovereign Chinese territory, India says the area lies at the trijunction of China, India and Bhutan, and it had been decided that no country would take unilateral action *there. China's military has held live fire drills close to the disputed area, and state television yesterday said more exercises had been conducted recently, though it did not give an exact lo... [Full Article...]

Is a Republican Bailout of ObamaCare Imminent?

Is a Republican Bailout of ObamaCare Imminent? Yet at the same time , Republicans said they would hold hearings on tax proposals. Republicans' failure to get their health care overhaul over the line also appears to be affecting voter perceptions of their aptitude to handle other issues, with shifts toward Democrats on topics such as jobs and the economy. [Full Article...]


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