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Heat Advisories in effect Today Heat Advisories in effect Today
- July 13, 2017

On Wednesday , the D.C. government activated its heat emergency plan because temperatures were expected to reach at least 95 degrees, which opens cooling centers throughout the city. Once again, we will see temperatures in the low 90s with the chance for afternoon showers and storms. The weekend looks mostly sunny with high temperatures in the upper 80s Saturday and lower 90s Sunday . (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption informant Chuck Blazer dies aged 72 Federation Internationale de Football Association corruption informant Chuck Blazer dies aged 72
- July 13, 2017

Blazer was also a member of FIFA's Executive Committee from 1996 to 2013, giving him the power to control the world's game. Blazer, who served as CONCACAF general secretary and U.S. FIFA's ethics committee said Blazer breached rules on loyalty, confidentiality, duty of disclosure, conflicts of interest, offering and accepting gifts, and bribery and corruption. (more...)
J&K: 2 Army jawans killed in Pak firing along LoC in Kupwara J&K: 2 Army jawans killed in Pak firing along LoC in Kupwara
- July 13, 2017

Sources told NDTV that the jawans could not detect the attackers due to the hard weather conditions. In the meantime, the Home Ministry has sounded a "highest alert" from across Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of the killing of 7 Amarnath pilgrims by militants in Anantnag. (more...)
Liverpool offer five-year deal to £25m-rated Atletico forward Liverpool offer five-year deal to £25m-rated Atletico forward
- July 13, 2017

Due to the current transfer embargo that they are facing, Atletico may be very reluctant to part ways with their players; however they may consider a bid in the region of £25 million for Correa . They have failed to find a centre-back after the embarrassing Virgil van Dijk fiasco and have failed to reach an agreement with RB Leipzig for Naby Keita. (more...)
Indians killed in Saudi Arabia building fire, mission officials rush Indians killed in Saudi Arabia building fire, mission officials rush
- July 13, 2017

Swaraj added that she has spoken to the Consul General Jeddah about the issue. "He is updating me", she tweeted on Wednesday night. "Eleven people died of asphyxiation, and six others were injured", Najran Civil Defense spokesman Capt. The Governor of Najran, Prince Jluwi bin Abdelaziz condemned the renting out of such buildings which were unsafe and has ordered the formation of a committee to investigate the fire. (more...)
'All clear' given after UCLA evacuated dorms amid bomb threat 'All clear' given after UCLA evacuated dorms amid bomb threat
- July 13, 2017

Campus police asked for assistance from the local police bomb squad. The phoned-in bomb threat was reported about 10:10 p.m.at UCLA Sunset Recreation Center, according to a UCLA official. The incident comes hours after the conclusion of the first orientation programme for new UCLA students. Residents were advised to stay indoors unless otherwise instructed. (more...)
Osinbajo - Buhari Will Return to Nigeria Sooner Than Expected Osinbajo - Buhari Will Return to Nigeria Sooner Than Expected
- July 13, 2017

He is doing well and he is recuperating fast. I think we should really expect him back very shortly . "Deadlines aren't a very good thing but as I said he is recuperating fast; we are expecting him very shortly , much sooner than you will expect". (more...)
Problem occurred at altitude in deadly US Marine crash Problem occurred at altitude in deadly US Marine crash
- July 13, 2017

Brendan Johnson, 46, went to Colchester High School , then joined the Marines after graduating from Johnson State College . "My dear friend Gayle's husband was one of the 16 military men who lost his life in the plane crash", said Ana Gabriela Ellis in a Facebook post. (more...)
Virat Kohli holidaying with Anushka Sharma, shares picture on Instagram Virat Kohli holidaying with Anushka Sharma, shares picture on Instagram
- July 13, 2017

After a long game of patch-up and break-up, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma are finally displaying their affection for each other in public. The image has racked up more than 1 million likes on social media. First Anushka stole the heart of the cricketer and now she is enjoying all the pampering, needless to say, girls have obvious reasons to get jealous from the actress. (more...)
Governments to announce commitments to family planning programmes Governments to announce commitments to family planning programmes
- July 13, 2017

This year's theme is: " Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations " and calls for more investment in Family Planning. The aim of World Population Day is to increase awareness among people on overpopulation issues such as the importance of family planning, gender equality, poverty, maternal health and human rights . (more...)
88th All-Star Game lacking for familiar faces 88th All-Star Game lacking for familiar faces
- July 13, 2017

It has Aaron Judge , just 25 and finding out what being a New York Yankee - and therefore a full-fledged, everyone-recognizes-him star - is all about. For much of his career, the Nationals have gotten the best of the Phillies. "I have not met a more impressive young player coming into the National Football League in the time that I have covered", Buck responded. (more...)
Marlins trying to seize $725K building owned by fan Marlins trying to seize $725K building owned by fan
- July 13, 2017

Bryce Harper's cleats at last night's MLB All-Star game honored Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez . The Marlins reportedly sued other fans who defaulted on their season ticket contracts once they found out that the franchise stripped perks from the passes. (more...)
PCB announces annual central player contracts for 2017-18 PCB announces annual central player contracts for 2017-18
- July 13, 2017

The Central Contracts were awarded after keeping in mind the performances, fitness, and discipline of the players. Imad Wasim and Hasan Ali have also earned promotion from C to B category. Six players are in Category A , four players in Category B , 11 players in Category C and 14 players Category D . Category D: Mohammad Nawaz, Asif Zakir, Usman Salahuddin, Amir Yamin, Usman Shinwari, Fahim Ashraf, Ruman Raees, Imam ul Haq, Bilal Asif, Mir Hamza, Umer Amin, Mohammad Hasan, Mohammad ... (more...)
Trump appears to back away from cybersecurity effort with Putin Trump appears to back away from cybersecurity effort with Putin
- July 13, 2017

Yet it's Russian Federation that USA intelligence officials blame for meddling in last year's election. "Might as well just mail our ballots to Moscow", said Rep. By Sunday evening, Trump was tweeting a different tune. Minutes after Trump's meeting with Putin, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov went on camera and told reporters that Trump accepted Putin's assurances there was no Russian involvement in the 2016 American election. (more...)
Unable To Solve Sikkim Standoff, China Offers To 'Mediate' On Kashmir