Sunday, August 2, 2015

Washington Mayor calls Michelle Obama 'gorilla face', says 'she is attractive only to monkey man Barack'

Washington Mayor calls Michelle Obama 'gorilla face', says 'she is attractive only to monkey man Barack'


Washington Mayor calls Michelle Obama 'gorilla face', says 'she is attractive only to monkey man Barack'

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Washington state Mayor Patrick Rushing has compared US President Barack Obama's family to monkeys and called First Lady Michelle 'gorilla face' on his Facebook post.

Seven injured in Britain boat explosion

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Seven people, including two children, were injured in an explosion in a boat in Buckinghamshire on Sunday, a media report said.

Nigeria air strikes kill `large number` of Boko Haram

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Nigeria said Sunday it had carried out air strikes in the northeast of the country to repel an attack by Boko Haram and had killed a "large number" of the Islamist extremists.

Kurdish party says Turkey air strike kills 10 civilians; Army denies

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Ten civilians were killed this weekend in a Turkish air strike against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq, a Turkish pro-Kurdish party said Sunday, but the army denied the bombing had taken place near a populated area.

Hundreds evacuated near Jerusalem after massive wildfire

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Around 700 people were evacuated as dozens of firefighting teams struggled to gain control of a massive wildfire that broke out near Jerusalem on Sunday, officials said.

No plane link to new debris in island hunt for MH370 clues

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A fevered hunt for more wreckage from missing flight MH370 on La Reunion island turned up no new clues Sunday as authorities said metallic debris found by locals did not come from an airplane.

Kurdish party says Turkey airstrike kills 10; army denies

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Ten civilians were killed this weekend in a Turkish air strike against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq, a Turkish pro-Kurdish party said today, but the army denied the bombing had taken place near a populated area.

Canadian PM calls general election for October 19

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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called general elections for October 19, kicking off a campaign for a fourth straight term in power amid a sluggish economy.

Mullah Omar's family does not endorse new Taliban leader-statement

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The family of late Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has not backed his announced successor, it said on Sunday, and wants the new chief to be chosen by leading Islamic scholars and veterans of the movement.

Top Burundi general assassinated in the capital: Official

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Burundi's former intelligence chief who was a key security ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza was killed today in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Bujumbura, a presidential spokesman said.

Washington Mayor calls Michelle Obama 'gorilla face', says 'she is attractive only to monkey man Barack'

Posted:

Washington state Mayor Patrick Rushing has compared US President Barack Obama's family to monkeys and called First Lady Michelle 'gorilla face' on his Facebook post.

Seven injured in Britain boat explosion

Posted:

Seven people, including two children, were injured in an explosion in a boat in Buckinghamshire on Sunday, a media report said.

Nigeria air strikes kill `large number` of Boko Haram

Posted:

Nigeria said Sunday it had carried out air strikes in the northeast of the country to repel an attack by Boko Haram and had killed a "large number" of the Islamist extremists.

Kurdish party says Turkey air strike kills 10 civilians; Army denies

Posted:

Ten civilians were killed this weekend in a Turkish air strike against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq, a Turkish pro-Kurdish party said Sunday, but the army denied the bombing had taken place near a populated area.

Hundreds evacuated near Jerusalem after massive wildfire

Posted:

Around 700 people were evacuated as dozens of firefighting teams struggled to gain control of a massive wildfire that broke out near Jerusalem on Sunday, officials said.

No plane link to new debris in island hunt for MH370 clues

Posted:

A fevered hunt for more wreckage from missing flight MH370 on La Reunion island turned up no new clues Sunday as authorities said metallic debris found by locals did not come from an airplane.

Kurdish party says Turkey airstrike kills 10; army denies

Posted:

Ten civilians were killed this weekend in a Turkish air strike against Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets in northern Iraq, a Turkish pro-Kurdish party said today, but the army denied the bombing had taken place near a populated area.

Canadian PM calls general election for October 19

Posted:

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called general elections for October 19, kicking off a campaign for a fourth straight term in power amid a sluggish economy.

Mullah Omar's family does not endorse new Taliban leader-statement

Posted:

The family of late Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has not backed his announced successor, it said on Sunday, and wants the new chief to be chosen by leading Islamic scholars and veterans of the movement.

Top Burundi general assassinated in the capital: Official

Posted:

Burundi's former intelligence chief who was a key security ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza was killed today in a drive-by shooting in the capital, Bujumbura, a presidential spokesman said.

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in 4 Sectors Along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in 4 Sectors Along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir


Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in 4 Sectors Along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 12:57 PM PDT

Pakistani forces violated the ceasefire in four different areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu & Kashmir on Sunday night.








Pro Kabaddi League: Jaipur Pink Panthers Register Second Win

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 12:48 PM PDT

Jaipur Pink Panthers leading 19-13 at half time, finally maintained their winning margin. The teams exchanged positions on the league table, with the Panthers going up to sixth with 13 points above th...








'Let Debate Happen, PM Modi May Intervene,' Says Venkaiah Naidu

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 11:14 AM PDT

With half of the Monsoon session virtually washed out, the government will make a fresh bid to end the two-week-long deadlock in Parliament with an all-party meeting on Monday. Appealing to the Congre...








Prime Minister Narendra Modi is Arrogant, Obdurate: Congress

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 11:14 AM PDT

After being accused by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for causing a parliamentary logjam for two weeks, the Congress hit back today, saying the blame lies with Prime Minister Narendra Modi "f...








Pak PM Nawaz Sharif has a Scare After Suspicious Car Approaches Convoy

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 11:08 AM PDT

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family had a scare on Sunday after a suspicious car approached the convoy in which they were traveling, according to reports.








Around 70 Die as Floods, Landslide Hit Bengal, Manipur, Odisha

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 10:37 AM PDT

The aftermath of Cyclone Komen has hit large parts of Bengal, Odisha and Manipur, causing floods and landslides in which over 60 people have died so far.








A 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' Needed in Karachi to Help Indian Girl Get Home

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 10:15 AM PDT

Bollywood film Bajrangi Bhaijaan may be a work of fiction, but in Karachi it is a real life story of a deaf and mute Indian girl stuck in Pakistan for 14 years, with all efforts to trace her family in...








Telangana Requests Centre to Name DRDO After President Abdul Kalam

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 09:54 AM PDT

The Telangana Government today requested the Centre that the city-based Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), be named after former President APJ Abdul Kalam.








Will Raze Charminar If It is Weak: Telangana Deputy Chief Minister

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 09:22 AM PDT

Telangana Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali has kicked up a controversy with his remark that the historic 'Charminar' will be razed if it becomes dilapidated.








Rape-Accused Asaram Called a 'Saint' in Rajasthan School Textbook

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 09:06 AM PDT

Rape accused self-styled godman Asaram features in a chapter on saints in a Class III textbook in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district, sharing space with Vivekananda, Mother Teresa and Ramakrishna Paramhans.








'Thulla' in PK Dialogue, Complaint Against Aamir Khan

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 08:43 AM PDT

A filmmaker has filed a complaint against Bollywood Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan for referring to Delhi's policemen with the derogatory slang term "thulla" in his 2014 blockbuster 'PK'.








Craig Ervine Guides Zimbabwe to Stunning Win Over New Zealand

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 08:40 AM PDT

Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson continued their remarkable run of form as New Zealand racked up 303 for four, only for Craig Ervine's dashing innings to carry Zimbabwe to victory with six balls to sp...








Soppy Facebook Couples More Likely to Stay Together: Study

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 08:04 AM PDT

Couples who boast about their relationship on Facebook, such as posting photos with their partner and writing on their wall, are more likely to be committed and stay together, a new study has found.








New York's Empire State Building Highlights Endangered Animals

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 07:40 AM PDT

The iconic Empire State Building here was the venue of a "first-of-its-kind" event where images of endangered animals like snow leopards, tigers and a giant photo of Cecil the lion were flashed across...








NASA's New Worry: Traffic Jams. Near Mars.

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 07:05 AM PDT

With an increasing number of space missions bound for Mars, NASA is now making efforts to avoid a traffic jam.








Deputy Registrar Did Not Quit on Yakub Memon Issue, Says Supreme Court

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 06:59 AM PDT

The Supreme Court Secretary General VSR Avadhani today denied reports that the Deputy Registrar Anup Surendranath had resigned in protest against the execution of 1993 Mumbai blast convict Yakub Memon...








Hockey Player-Turned-Cop Took Part in Gurdaspur Anti-Terror Op

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 06:36 AM PDT

Jugraj Singh, a former international hockey player who was once India's penalty corner specialist, is a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) with Punjab Police and posted in Amritsar district.








Man Chews off Fingertips, Eats Them to Avoid Being Identified

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 06:34 AM PDT

A 20-year-old Florida man arrested for driving a stolen Mercedes car tried to avoid being identified by chewing the skin off his fingertips and eating the flesh.








New Debris Found on Island in Hunt For MH370 Answers

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 05:32 AM PDT

Investigators probing missing flight MH370 collected more metallic debris on an Indian Ocean island Sunday as Malaysia urged authorities in the region to be on alert for wreckage washing up on their s...








Came Out of Rogue Nation In a Tom Cruise Trance: Anil Kapoor

Posted: 02 Aug 2015 04:15 AM PDT

He also finds Tom Cruise 'impossibly great'