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Slight chances for showers, thunderstorms throughout weekend


Boulder should see highs in the 80s and some heavy afternoon rains over the weekend, according to the National Weather Service . Monday night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., then a slight chance of showers. Northwest wind 5 to 8 miles per hour becoming southwest in the afternoon. Saturday night: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 9 p.m. Read More »

One Jordanian killed, one Israeli wounded at Israeli embassy in Jordan

The two wounded people were taken to hospital, it said. The heavily protected embassy is located in the Rabiyeh neighbourhood, an affluent part of Amman. Anger towards Israel amongst Jordanians has been on the rise of late with government officials calling on Israel to remove metal detectors from outside the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem. Read More »

Syrian Army Declares Ceasefire in Eastern Ghouta


The Syrian military declared a cessation of hostilities on Saturday in the rebel-controlled Eastern Ghouta region near the capital, state television reported. A separate statement from Cairo-based political opposition movement Al Ghad, headed by Ahmad Jarba, said the agreement had been reached in Cairo, sponsored by Egypt and Russian Federation and with the involvement of mainstream opposition groups. Read More »

Taywara district center also falls to Taliban control in Ghor province


Abdul Karim Youresh, spokesman for the police chief of Faryab Province, said the militants seized Kohistan district, including the government headquarters, early July 23. Spokesperson Khapalwak said that the Taliban has held 33 hostages after freeing the others. This latest spell of intense clashes broke out earlier this week when the Afghan National Security Forces, backed by USA air power, managed to reclaim the restive Nawa district in the Helmand province after over a year when the ... Read More »

"Bathroom Bill" Draw Protestors and Supporters at the Texas Capitol


Reverend William Barber II, the head of the North Carolina NAACP, said "setting a moratorium on local governments ability to pass anti-discrimination ordinances and to regulate private employment practices is another sweeping act of hubris by the legislature and takes power from officials elected by the people to serve the rights of the people". Read More »

Eight found dead in Texas truck in suspected human trafficking


The case appears to be a human smuggling operation, but police do not know the country of origin, destination or ages of the deceased or injured, Lopez said. It's believed that they were illegal immigrants and the victims of human trafficking. The semi truck driver has been arrested, and Department of Homeland Security is assisting in the investigation. Read More »

Trump's new message man once called him 'hack politician'


Scaramucci insisted that Trump is not going to issue pardons, despite the President's claim early Saturday morning that he has the "complete power to pardon". TAPPER: Wait a second, Anthony, Anthony - you're making a lot of assertions here. "The only thing I ask Sarah, Sarah if you're watching, I love the hair and makeup person that we had on Friday, so I'd like to continue to use the hair and makeup person", he added. Read More »

Palestinian Authority freezes contact with Israel

Muslim leaders and Palestinian political factions had urged the faithful to gather for a " day of rage " against the new security policies, which they see as changing delicate agreements that have governed the holy site for decades. At least three Palestinians have been killed since Friday clashes. The hilltop compound, which includes the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock, is the holiest site in Judaism and the third holiest in Islam. Read More »

Aaron Judge hits a homer so far it breaks Statcast


But it had nothing to offer on the home run, skipping right past Judge, who was slotted in the order between Gary Sanchez and Matt Holliday, as it measured all the other Yankees' at-bats. It happened in the fifth inning of the Yankees-Mariners game on Friday night. He allowed eight hits, but was outstanding when in trouble. He walked three and struck out five. Read More »

United States defense department blocks military payments to Pakistan


In a strict move against Pakistan's inefficiency in countering terrorism, the US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has decided not to send military reimbursement to Pakistan for acting against terrorist network Haqqani. Stump added that this decision "does not prejudge the conclusions of the White House review of South Asia strategy, which is still ongoing". This is $10 billion fewer than the amount earmarked for fiscal year 2017, when counting additional funds provided last year in the Security ... Read More »

Yoenis Cespedes says he wants to end his career in Oakland


He turns 32 years old in October, and he'll be a free agent after the 2020 season at age 35. Cespedes spent his first two-and-a-half seasons as a member of the A's, making the American League All-Star team in 2014. The deal included an opt-out clause, which he exercised after the 2016 season and re-signed with the team before the 2017 season at four years, $110 million. Read More »

Commissioner backs Shropshire police over crime rise


When those cases are excluded, homicides rose by nine per cent. Statistics from the 44 police forces showed there were more than 1.1 million violent crimes in the year to March 2017 with large increases also in robbery and sex crimes, while overall almost five million offences were recorded, up by 10% from the year before. Read More »

Indiana's unemployment rate declines to 3 percent in June


California has now gained a total of 2,516,700 jobs since the economic expansion began in February 2010. The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased slightly to 3.2 percent, compared with 3.8 percent a year ago. IL jobs growth was concentrated in professional and business services (+5,600), leisure and hospitality (+4,600), and government (+1,400). Job losses were experienced in Educational & Health Services (-100) and Construction (-500). Read More »

Downfall of Hugh Freeze Came Via an Act of Revenge


Mars's FOIA for the phone call was apparently filed in an attempt to uncover more instances of Freeze spreading misinformation to journalists. The records request was brought to the attention of the AP, Yahoo Sports , and USA Today after they uncovered an email Mars sent to Ole Miss general counsel Lee Tyner last Thursday, informing him of a "phone call Coach Freeze made that would be highly embarrassing for all of you and extremely hard to explain". Read More »

J&K: Scuffle between Army personnel and Police in Ganderbal district, case registered


These vehicles were returning from the Yatra . "They, without any provocation, thrashed the policemen and ransacked the police station Gund", the officer said. "The army men also damaged the Sumo vehicle of the police station and another private vehicle (Scorpio) which police had hired for yatra duty". But instead of stopping, the reports said, the Army men got into a tussle with the cops and beat them up. Read More »

Trump accuses New York Times of foiling plot to kill ISIS leader


President Donald Trump ripped off a slew of assertions on Twitter Saturday morning, including a claim that the "Failing New York Times" intentionally foiled a US attempt to kill the leader of ISIS. There have been persistent rumors that Baghdadi has died in recent months. William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection pointed out the Washington Post's "Well, I never" attitude about Trump's tweet. Read More »

Gerald R. Ford commissioning ceremony set for today


And you will get. He was followed by Susan Ford Bales, the ship's sponsor and daughter of the 38th president, whom the ship honours. CVN 78 is named after the 38th President of the U.S. "This is American craftsmanship at its biggest, at its best, at its finest", Trump said aboard the carrier during his previous visit. "We've worked a great deal to automize a lot of what we do", he said, highlighting that the Ford maintains a crew of 2,600 sailors - 600 fewer than its predecessors in ... Read More »

Philippines To Extend Martial Law In South To Year End


Only 18 voted against the motion - four senators and 14 members of the House of Representatives . The declaration was effective only for 60 days as mandated by the Constitution, ending on July 22 that led Duterte to seek a five-month extension to enable the government to resolve the Marawi crisis and end the terrorist threat in Mindanao. Read More »

Trump Won't Yet Commit To Sending More Troops To Afghanistan


Joseph Dunford made the rounds Wednesday on Capitol Hill, reportedly briefing lawmakers on the White House's strategy for Afghanistan and on the ongoing coalition campaign to defeat Islamic State in Iraq and Syria. The two officials arrive at a pivotal time as the Trump administration deliberates its military and diplomatic strategy in Afghanistan, after almost 17 years of war. Read More »

Teens Laugh at Man While They Film Him Drowning


Authorities said the teens left the area without informing police and Dunn's decomposing body was pulled from the pond July 12, the newspaper said. They laughed as one said, "Oh, he's dead". "They just laughed the whole time. he was just screaming.for someone to help him". We were asked to make a preliminary review of the video regarding any potential charges for failure to provide aid. Read More »

Afghan policemen killed in Taliban attack in Badakhshan


According to Reuters, local people said as many as 15 local police, including two commanders, may have been killed and many more wounded in the strike in Gereshk district, north of the provincial capital Lashkar Gah , which has been the scene of heavy fighting over recent days. Read More »

Three Israelis stabbed to death in West Bank settlement: army

It follows an escalation in violence between the Israelis and Palestinians over tensions at Al Aqsa mosque compound. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , meanwhile, announced he was suspending contact with Israel on "all levels", dealing a blow to recent United States attempts to renew the long-dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Read More »

Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif asked to produce money trail


However the team was established and on July 10 it submitted its voluminous report to the court to support its conclusion that a "significant disparity" existed between the Sharif's declared wealth and its known sources of income. Sharif has sought to discredit the investigators, accusing them of bias. However, the report is fueling intense pressure on Sharif from opposition parties to resign. Read More »

Erdogan: Turkey to try to solve problems between Gulf states


Among other terms, they have demanded that Qatar cut ties with Iran. China on Thursday said that the recent visits to China by leaders or senior officials from Palestine, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Qatar were expected to enhance coordination on peace talks. Read More »

US to ban American citizens from visiting North


He died a week later. "The Defense Ministry once again urges North Korea to accept our proposal as soon as possible", the statement said, adding that it has become hard for the talks to be realized Friday as Pyongyang has "not shown its position as of now". Read More »

'I've Done My Time.' OJ Simpson Has Just Been Granted Parole


Among the reasons board members gave for granting parole were Simpson's compliance with prison rules and his minimal safety risk to the public. The family of the man O.J. Simpson's daughter Arnelle got emotional when she spoke on her father's behalf. He has said many times that he never knew his accomplices were carrying guns and that he would never pull a gun on someone. Read More »

AC Milan Confirm Bonucci Signing From Juventus


Technically, I think that he and Sergio Ramos are the strongest central defenders in the world. The Italian Champions are looking to prepare their squad for the next season, even though they are nowhere close to their rivals AC Milan in terms of signings. Read More »