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LA Galaxy legend Robbie Keane joins Indian side Atlético de Kolkata

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Keane has been without a club since leaving LA Galaxy last November. Having netted over 300 goals for both club and country, Keane had interested various English clubs, including newly-promoted Premier League outfit Brighton and Hove Albion during his time cooling heels after the LA Galaxy exit, but his decision to choose ATK over other options much closer to home clearly signals that the ISL is beginning to assert its influence on the elite worldwide market. Read More »

SpiceJet flight skids off Calicut airport runway

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However, the pilot was able to control and take the flight to terminal safely, he said, adding no one was injured. There were 70 passengers in the plane. There was heavy rain while the flight was landing and a portion of the runway was filled with slush. Due to this, brakes applied on wheels are unable to reduce the plane's ground speed. Read More »

Army Releases Names of Two Paratroopers Killed in Afghanistan

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ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack. "Words will never convey the sorrow that Janet and I feel for the loss of Sgt. Jonathan Michael Hunter, an Army sergeant and Columbus, Indiana native killed in a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy attack in Afghanistan". Read More »

Barclays PLC Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Devon Energy Corporation (DVN)

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Therefore 48% are positive. ( DVN ) stake by 4.75% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The stock of bluebird bio Inc (NASDAQ:BLUE) has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 14 by Morgan Stanley. Smith Asset Mngmt Group Lp owns 1,460 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Hudson Bay Cap Mgmt Limited Partnership reported 27,500 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Read More »

Florida girl, 8, dies months after drinking boiling water

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Ki'ari - who played basketball for University Preparatory Academy and liked to dance - was due to see her doctor for another checkup Friday, Bonner said. Florida's Department of Children and Families (DCF) then deemed her " medically compromised ". Ki'ari had passed by that evening. 'We will also continue to work closely with law enforcement to support their continued efforts'. Read More »

Off-messenger: Chinese chatbot ain't no commie

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Considering American chatbots have a tendency to go off on racist rants and praise Hitler, integrating this kind of AI in China could prove hard. Erm. It deflected other potentially politically charged questions when asked about self-ruled Taiwan, which China claims as its own, and Liu Xiaobo, the imprisoned Chinese Nobel laureate who died from cancer last month. Read More »

Neymar Says He's Ready to Play for PSG Saturday

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The Brazilian will wear the No.10 shirt for the Ligue 1 outfit after Argentinian playmaker Javier Pastore volunteered to relinquish the number for his new teammate. Neymar has built up his fitness during Barcelona's preseason and said he was ready to make his PSG debut in the Ligue 1 clash with Amiens on Saturday. Read More »

Dokalam standoff: No easy answers as China quotes 1890, India 2012 pact

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On Wednesday, Chinese Foreign Ministry published a 15-page statement protesting to India. India has always maintained restraint despite provocation from China on the borders ("End face-off peacefully: Sushma", August 4). No solution will be gained out of war because even after war, talks are required. He has said it was a matter of concern that China has offered to mediate between India and Pakistan . Read More »

U.S. court upends murder conviction of Blackwater contractor

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Lawyers for the defendants could not immediately be reached. Retrying Mr. Slatten will not be easy. Spokesmen for the U.S. Justice Department and U.S. The private contractors had opened fire to clear the way for a U.S. convoy. The ruling said that at a retrial Slatten would be able to introduce evidence alleging he did not fire the first shots. Read More »

Bethlehem graffiti lampoons Trump embrace of Israeli wall

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In one work, the U.S. president is depicted hugging and kissing an Israeli watchtower built into the wall, his left arm reaching around the tower suggestively, with little pink hearts fluttering from his mouth. Israel started building the barrier a decade ago, at the height of an armed Palestinian uprising. As a result, the Palestinian side of the wall is daubed with reams of graffiti, particularly in the Bethlehem, which hosts the Church of the Nativity, the said birthplace of Jesus. Read More »

Leeds United reportedly keen on signing defender from fierce rivals

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Borthwick-Jackson could go straight into the squad for this weekend's Championship opener against Bolton. Speaking to BBC Leeds , Christiansen said: "It's something we are working on and hopefully we will have some information soon". Last season, Wolverhampton Wanderers signed Borthwick-Jackson on a temporary basis, but he made just seven appearances in all competitions for the West Midlands outfit. Read More »

Philippines seeks Asean consensus on N. Korea response

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Following North Korea's recent tests of intercontinental ballistic missiles, the USA and its allies quickly signalled their intention to impose additional sanctions on it with a United Nations resolution. "Even if there is an agreement between the USA and China, it doesn't mean there is an agreement between the P5 members", said Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia, who met with Liu earlier on Thursday and discussed a possible resolution. Read More »

Roma target Manchester United ace Juan Mata as Riyad Mahrez transfer stalls

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Claims emerged last month that Tottenham held a tentative interest in the Algerian, and could move if his £50m asking price is reduced. Roma appear dead set on bringing Mahrez to the club, as they look to follow up on their excellent 2016/17 Serie A campaign - where the side lost out on the title by just four points to serial winners Juventus. Read More »

Tourists told to stay out of the sun as heatwave sweeps Europe

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It was Italians who named the heatwave, the British tabloid continued, while "11 countries are braced for risky weather conditions, including Serbia, Hungary, Romania, Croatia , Poland". South-east France will continue to swelter until the weekend, with night-time temperatures above 25C in some parts; Italy is suffering from prolonged drought, resulting in water being rationed; and in Spain , weather warnings are in place across Mallorca, Minorca, Catalonia, Ibiza and Malaga. Read More »

McConnell rebuffs Senate Democrats' outreach on tax reform

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Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, said his staffers have speculated health care and tax reform could move on the same budget resolution. Conservative Republicans in the past have balked at debt limit increases as a wedge for advancing deficit-reduction legislation. What would persuade you to vote Republican if you don't already? He said plans to do just that during the August congressional recess. Read More »

Bikers escort bullied student to school

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All his biker friends met Phil for breakfast that morning, prayed with him, and then escorted him to school astride their rumbling machines, sending a strong message to those who indulge in such shameful acts. He told her he was bullied for being overweight. "When Phil talked about committing suicide next year, Brent stepped in and wanted to help", she said. Read More »

Will South and North Korean foreign ministers meet at ASEAN Regional Forum?

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It says the programs, which contravene U.N. Security Council resolutions, are necessary to counter US aggression. The Asean Foreign Ministers will also attend the PMCs with ten Asean Dialogue Partners namely Australia, Canada, China, the European Union, India, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Russia and the United States (US). Read More »

Vicente Fox drops f-bomb on CNN

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Camerota asked Fox, "Do you think the president of Mexico should have been more forceful in saying it's never going to happen?" Or why should Mexico pay for a wall? Asked if his successor Enrique Pena Nieto should have taken a more confrontational tone with Trump during a January phone call, Fox quite bluntly said yes. Read More »

Will White House Use Lie Detectors To Stop Leaks?

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Each of these agencies is relatively small. Conway told CNN's Chris Cuomo that even the Trump administration's top critics in the Democratic Party were concerned about this latest round of leaks. "What should really concern everyone are these leaks that imperil national security", Conway said Friday morning. "You are hurting the president's ability to negotiate and to discuss serious issues with other heads of state". Read More »

European Union imposes new Russian Federation sanctions after Siemens gas turbines diverted to Crimea

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The latest additions complement a blacklist that already contains 150 people and 37 entities subject to an asset freeze and a travel ban over the turmoil in Ukraine. Cherezov is in charge of provision of sustainable energy supply and development of the fuel and energy complex of Russia's Southern Federal District, namely the Crimea, Sevastopol and the south-western region of the Krasnodar region. Read More »

North Korea blasts U.S. decision to ban American travel to country

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North Korea is now holding two Korean-American academics and a missionary in addition to a Canadian pastor and three South Korean nationals who were doing missionary work. The North claimed that a sovereign state has a right to punish criminals under the law, defending itself against the angry reaction from the U.S. following Warmbier's death. Read More »

Russian Federation hits back at new United States claims over Balkans

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Montenegro, a former Yugoslav republic with a population of 680,000 and an army of 2,000, became NATO's 29th member in June, eight months after Podgorica accused Russian spies of orchestrating an attempted coup to derail the accession. "Is it Moscow or Washington?" Pence , who was in Montenegro this week for the Adriatic Charter Summit, accused Russian Federation of attempting to "redraw worldwide borders by force" and of trying to "destabilize the Western Balkans". Read More »

Three dead following plane crash at Swiss summer camp

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The four-seat Piper aircraft was on its second flight of the day and under the control of an experienced pilot when it crashed in the Diavolezza region around 10 minutes after take-off. Yves Burkhardt, an official with the Aero-Club de Suisse club that is affiliated with the ProAero aviation camp, said: "We are all in shock". Yves Burkhardt told reporters: 'When I heard about the awful accident this morning my world was shattered'. Read More »