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Brown declares state of emergency due to wildfires

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Hot, dry, and windy conditions and forecasts for more thunderstorms around the state have resulted in multiple red flag warnings, placing OR in a critical fire danger situation. Brown's declaration enables the Oregon National Guard to mobilize resources as needed to assist both the Oregon Department of Forestry and the Oregon State Fire Marshal's Office if needed. Read More »

Raids at Karnataka Minister Home, Resort housing Congress 42 MLAs

IT Department earlier today started raiding Shivakumar's house in the Safdarjung area in Delhi. Azad also asked why the raids on the minister was "taking place today and not a month later or before". It may be mentioned here that according to an Association for Democratic Reforms report on crorepati ministers in 29 states and two Union territories, DK Shivakumar is listed as the second richest minister in the country with assets worth Rs 251 crore. Read More »

Hornets sign Marcus Paige

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Mathiang (6-10, 230, Louisville) was a member of the Hornets entry at the 2017 Orlando Pro Summer League, where he saw action in five games, averaging 4.4 points on 53.3 percent from the field, 5.0 rebounds and 2.8 offensive rebounds in 17.1 minutes per game. Read More »

Clearwater Paper posts 2Q profit

State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 3,226 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $150,000 after buying an additional 1,406 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Clearwater Paper Corporation from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Saturday, July 8th. Read More »

Paris and Los Angeles to host the 2024 and 2028 Olympics

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Los Angeles announced its intent to host the 2028 Olympics, paving the way for Paris to host in 2024 in a deal hailed as a win-win-win for both cities and the Olympic movement. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said on Twitter: "Happy that my friend @MayorofLA has made an important new step on an agreement that will have three winners: Paris, Los Angeles and the IOC #Paris2024". Read More »

Congress cries foul over tax raids in Bengaluru

Watch this video on Asianet Newsable to know what Congress Leader, Dinesh Gundu Rao had to say about this. The resort belongs to Karnataka Power Minister DK Shivakumar, who is taking care of Congress' MLAs from Gujarat. "For the past few days we have been raising our grave concerns about the attempt to derail and hijack elections to the council of states by abusing state power". Read More »

'You Caught Me, Mubarak': Terrorist Abu Dujana's Last Call With Officer

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Swayam Prakash Pani lost no time in reaching the spot and personally supervised the operations in the village, where security forces faced stone pelting protesters and had to evacuate civilians inside the house. Ghulam Ahmad Dar, a relative of Bhat's, said that after he heard of the cordon, he was allowed to enter Hakripora from a nearby area of Talengam in Pulwama but only after 12.30 pm - Dujana and his associate were already dead by then. Read More »

Plus de 160 hectares ravagés par les flammes — Corse-du-Sud

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Arrêtés pendant la nuit, les moyens aériens reprendront le travail dès l'aube jeudi. De plus, les fortes chaleurs annoncées de cette semaine ne sont pas favorables à une évolution positive et rapide de l'incendie. Fixé dans la soirée, il a parcouru une trentaine d'hectares et mobilisé une centaine d'hommes au sol, appuyés par 3 Canadair. Cet incendie se situe à proximité d'habitations qui n'ont toutefois pas été évacuées. Read More »

Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat: Supreme Court refuses to stay NOTA notification

The Congress Party has been protesting since the Election Commission notified that NOTA option will be available for the first time in upcoming Rajya Sabha elections in Gujarat. Sibal, supported by senior advocates Abhishek M Singhvi and Vivek Tankha , tried to reason out that the petitioner got affected only when circular was issued state Assembly Secretary for bringing in NOTA in the impending polls. Read More »

SA Hostage in Mali Released

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McGowan was taken hostage in Mali in November 2011, along with Swedish national Johan Gustafsson and Hollander Sjaak Rijke, a Dutch citizen. "We give him a warm welcome back home particularly that he lands home with a mother who has passed on during his incarceration", said the South African minister. Read More »

Magnetic Tape Storage Technology can store 330 TB

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Usually, the tapes are coated with the magnetic layer in liquid form, very much like paint but the developer at Sony used a technology called sputter deposition . IBM Research developed the head, servo control technology and signal-processing algorithms. Using Sputtered Media, Dr. Lantz predicts that scientists will be able to increase tape capacity at a historical rate over the next decade, potentially doubling capacity every two years going forward. Read More »

Nokia's Camera app is now up on the Play Store

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To recall, the modern-day Nokia phones run on a fairly stock version of Android, all the better to prevent bloatware from taking up space. Being listed in Google Play Store, the app is expected to get updates on a regular basis. Meanwhile, Nokia is also releasing the Nokia 3 , Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 in more markets of Asia, Europe, North Africa and some parts of Africa. Read More »

USA embassy in Moscow says locked out of diplomatic property

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Congress approved sanctions against Russia. Russian Federation has also said it is seizing holiday properties and a warehouse used by U.S. diplomats. One member of staff at the U.S. embassy, who wanted their anonymity protected, told Reuters: "The mood in the office is very pessimistic". Russian officials had previously complained there are "too many" USA spies operating in Moscow with diplomatic credentials, and this appears to be trying to resolve that concern, though interestingly ... Read More »

Customer gets angry at Jacksonville Chick-Fil-A

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Two young women then tried to enter the restaurant despite the doors being locked by the manager. The Facebook user also said there were children inside the restaurant who were "crying" because "they were so scared". Another video from the same customer appears to be after the interaction at the counter. Things apparently escalated from there, as a second video shows one of the women knocking straws, napkins and condiments on the floor as an onlooker calls her a "heifer". Read More »

Future Of The Affordable Care Act Remains Uncertain

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That is up from 54 percent in January. For that to happen, Republicans must get over their fear of crossing the GOP's tea-party wing, which has been calling the Republican senators who refused to support the repeal effort traitors. But, skittish senators sought reassurance from Speaker of the House Paul Ryan that the lower chamber would not pass the "skinny repeal" as it stood because the Congressional Budget Office predicted it would throw 30 million Americans off the health insurance ... Read More »

Forum: John Kelly is President Trump's cry for help

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Trump tapped Kelly, his Homeland Security secretary, last week to take over for Reince Priebus , who he ultimately viewed as ineffective. Trump had announced the changes to the White House via twitter while in Washington only minutes after returning from Long Island on Friday. Read More »

Trump Reluctantly Signs Sanctions against Russian Federation

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The bill imposes new sanctions on Russian Federation for its alleged meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election, and limits the president from unilaterally lifting existing sanctions on the country. The legislation was passed almost unanimously by Congress last week. Trump had received the Congress bill last Friday but waited until Wednesday to sign it into force. Read More »

Deux figures de l'opposition arrêtées — Venezuela

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L'épouse du maire de Caracas Antonio Ledezma, un des deux principaux opposants vénézuéliens arrêtés mardi à l'aube, a appelé le monde à l'aide mardi, lors d'une conférence de presse à Madrid, en réclamant des sanctions économiques contre son pays. Read More »

J & J Snack Foods Corp

Equities analysts predict that J & J Snack Foods Corp. will post $4.29 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter past year. Finally, Guggenheim Capital LLC acquired a new stake in J & J Snack Foods Corp. during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $1,918,000. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in J & J Snack Foods Corp.by 8.5% in the first quarter. Read More »

Corbyn ally criticises U.S. for imposing Venezuela sanctions

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The US has reacted to the election by imposing financial sanctions on Mr Maduro, with Boris Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, accusing him of acting like the "dictator of an evil regime". 'Clearly it can't be right, can it, that in a situation where there is a massive crisis in Venezuela at the moment to impose sanctions on the country, ' he said. Read More »

Iran's supreme leader endorses Rouhani as president for 2nd term

Hassan Rouhani" as Iran's president. Rouhani has vowed to open Iran up to worldwide investment and trade but the Islamic Republic insider who has held senior political and military posts since the 1979 Islamic revolution, faces enormous challenges, including deepening political divisions among the country's ruling elite and U.S. Read More »

Les prévisions du 4 au 6 août — Bison Futé

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Dans le sens des retours, le samedi 5 août 2017, il faut s'attendre à une journée orange partout en France et rouge du côté de l'arc méditerranéen . Bison Futé recommande d'éviter les grands axes de liaison entre 8 heures et 21 heures , ainsi que les traversées ou rocades de Bordeaux , Lyon et Paris par le sud, entre 9 heures et 20 heures. Read More »

Italy seizes NGO boat and starts Libyan mission

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The Interior Ministry said on Wednesday that 95,215 people had reached Italy so far in 2017, down 2.7 percent from the same period in 2016. Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni announced a plan last week to deploy vessels in Libyan territorial waters, saying Libya's UN-backed unity government chief Fayez al-Sarraj had asked for Rome's assistance. Read More »