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Iraqi Forces Capture Islamic State's Last Stronghold In Northern Iraq


The liberation of Hawija was announced by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi after two weeks of fighting. Since that decisive battle, the pace of the Islamic State's decline seems to have quickened. The Iraqi town fell to ISIS in June 2014, when the group seized control in the northern and eastern parts of Iraq and proclaimed the creation of "caliphate". Lire la suite »

Why Was The iPhone Invented? Cellphones Were "Crap", Says Jony Ive


It's the burning question every Apple fan wants an answer to. Essentially, he said that mobile phones at the time were "crap", so they felt the need to improve them. The legendary Apple designer said it comes from a variety of places, like wanting to fix things, which is why they invented the iPhone . Still, Ive said that even when Jobs returned as CEO, the goal of Apple was not to make money. Lire la suite »

Saudi King takes 1500 people and a golden escalator to Russia

He clarifies that we do not have a successful military-technical cooperation with Saudi Arabia . The visit back then was concluded with signing a number of deals, including the activation of the joint committee for military cooperation, based on the discussions of the Saudi-Russian teams to identify aspects of cooperation in the military field. Lire la suite »

Some Words of Caution About the Rapidly-Filling Philadelphia Eagles Bandwagon


The last time Arizona flew in to Philly, the Cardinals clipped the Eagles wings in a 40-17 shakedown. But that was seasons ago. The Philadelphia Eagles (3-1) will be playing to secure their first 4-1 start since 2014. WR Jaron Brown had career-high eight receptions and 105 yards last week. A normal Cardinals offense would salivate at the thought, since its deep-ball can be fearsome, but without adequate pass protection it will be hard to connect. Lire la suite »

Gujarat: Teenaged Dalit Staged Attack Over Moustache, Claim Police


According to the Gujarat police, the youth has confessed that he faked the attack "because he wanted media attention" and his attackers were his schoolmates. "So in this case the FIR is fake", Yadav was quoted as saying. The mother of that Dalit minor was also ashamed at the deeds of her son. "We are yet to find out what has been revealed in the investigation", said Subodh Parmar, who was detained by the police on Wednesday for protesting in Gandhinagar. Lire la suite »

Texas Tech starts quickly in rout of Kansas


Nic Shimonek still threw for 233 yards and two scores, and Justus Parker picked off two passes and returned one for a score, to keep the Red Raiders flawless in 10 tries in Lawrence. After Martin scored a 2-yard rushing touchdown to close the gap to 35-19 with Tech still in the lead, Parker recovered a fumble and ran it back 20 yards for a touchdown. Lire la suite »

Gun Control Debate Intensifies After Las Vegas Shooting


The Las Vegas shooting is the latest incident of mass violence to put Republican lawmakers on the defensive over their opposition to new gun restrictions - and, in some cases, their efforts to eliminate existing ones . Company officials did not return calls or emails from CNNMoney. Listings for the devices had been seen on websites for Walmart and Cabela's, two of the nation's largest gun retailers. Lire la suite »

Salman Khan Asks Priyank Sharma To Leave The House


Earlier in the day, a big verbal argument between Vikas Gupta and Akash Dadlani happened in which the latter called the former as "gay". In the video, Vikas and Akash began to fight, where the latter used a lot of cuss words and said something about Vikas' mother. Lire la suite »

Unity Made Short Film 'ADAM: The Mirror' Looks Dark & Brilliant


Now, though, Neill Blomkamp is bringing machinima back into fashion, using the Unity video game engine to continue the popular ADAM series of short movies. I don't think six more minutes is going to be enough, but I sure do want to know how Neddalus reacts to Adam and and The Mirror's revelation of his past life. Lire la suite »

Unarmed Hotel Security Guard Who Found Las Vegas Shooter Hailed As Hero


He began to sell them off for profit in the early 2000s, with four sales in 2004 alone. As for what triggered the massacre, the brother said: "Something happened that drove him into the pit of hell". He pointed to Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, two teenage gunmen who killed 12 students and a teacher at a Colorado high school before killing themselves in 1999, who fantasised about a second attack. Lire la suite »

Watch MLB Playoffs 2017 NLDS Game 1 Online

The Nats are good and this year they know it. This is a game. No worries. These new Cubs know how to handle October, and they aren't about to let one dominating right-hander spoil their evening. The loss went to Blake Treinen, who less than a month later was traded to the Oakland Athletics. Kyle Hendricks got the win after throwing seven innings of two hit shutout baseball, walking three and striking out six over seven innings of work. Lire la suite »

This Toledo-Eastern Michigan Announcer Is Apparently Watching A Different Game


Then announcer #2 comes from clouds saying that it went "off the crossbar" and that "he just barely had enough, but knocked it through". What were these dudes looking at? That's a big kick for Paulie Fricano. He saw the depth but not the accuracy (or lack thereof). This would be amusing if it were any analyst, but the fact that it's a kicker makes it even better. Lire la suite »

Ghana beat Colombia in Federation Internationale de Football Association U-17 World Cup opener

It was end-to-end stuff with Colombia slightly dominating initially before Ghana stamped their authority as the match went on. They thumped Cameroon 4-0 before drubbing Gabon 5-0. The Black Starlets, however, failed to get into the score-sheets in the knockout games, reaching the final after a penalty shootout win over Niger. Their opponents Colombia are among the top South American countries but they have not made it to the tournament since the 2009 edition where they finished third. Lire la suite »

NRA Calls for Bump Stock regulations


Democrats in both the House and Senate have introduced bills banning bump stocks and similar devices, like trigger cranks, that can accelerate the firing rate of a semi-automatic weapon to almost that of a machine gun. He said he did not know what bump stocks were before Sunday's shooting, which left at least 58 dead and hundreds injured. In a matter of hours, NRA chief lobbyist Chris Cox put to rest any sense that the group was actively seeking a ban of bump stocks, telling Fox News' ... Lire la suite »

Fire at Butcher Island in Maharashtra, 2 fuel storage tankers decanted


Bhatia added that the cooling operation is being undertaken by sprinkling seawater in the adjacent tanks so that these too do not flare up due to excessive heat. The terminal has the capacity to store 1,80,000 metric tons of oil, officials said. Mumbai's chief fire officer Prabhat Rahangdale said, "When our teams reached the site by speed boats in the early hours, they were able to get close to the tank to start the operation". Lire la suite »

Equatorial Guinea Banned From 2019 Women's World Cup


Defensive in the first half, Iran latched on to the chances that came their way, and scored through Allahyar Sayyad (59th minute), Mohammed Sharifi (70th) and substitute Karimi Saeid (90th) to gain full points from their opening game of the tournament. Lire la suite »

Virginia defense steps up to hold off Duke


As the fourth quarter opened, UVA lost the ball on downs at the Duke 33 yard line, but the defense continued to hold and force Duke to punt. Virginia (4-1, 1-0) went ahead 28-14 midway through the fourth quarter as quarterback Kurt Benkert connected with wide receiver Doni Dowling on a 17-yard touchdown. Lire la suite »

West Virginia vs. TCU football

The Horned Frogs average 232.3 yards rushing per game. Corso had to make this same decision for his 250th headgear pick. On the field, the pick went much better. Quarterback Kenny Hill carries a 72.6 completion percentage (85-of-117) to Saturday's clash against West Virginia. TCU is coming off a bye and an impressive win over Oklahoma State that vaulted them into the conversation with Oklahoma as favorites in the Big 12. Lire la suite »

31-year-old Haverford man faces child pornography charges

Louis County had distributed child pornography online. Authorities say 31-year-old Thomas Tomeo Jr. of Haverford Township is accused of distributing child pornography. The suspect calls himself the "Media Guy", a producer of youth video presentations for schools and church groups dealing with drug abuse, bullying, peer pressure, and healthy living. Lire la suite »

Sweden vs Luxembourg UEFA World Cup Qualifying


A lone goal from Blaise Matuidi was enough for France to labor past Bulgaria 1-0 in Group A on Saturday, and to secure at least a top-two finish in the race to Russian Federation for the former world champion. Netherlands chances of reaching the World Cup took a huge blow on Saturday evening with Sweden running out 8-0 winners over Luxembourg . Playing in a 4-3-3 formation with center forward Alexandre Lacazette supported by Kylian Mbappe and Griezmann, France dominated ... Lire la suite »

Merkel confirms ready to govern with liberals and Greens


Before that, Merkel's first challenge is ironing out differences between her party and its Bavarian-only sister Christian Social Union party, which has been pushing for a yearly cap on migrants in response to the flood of more than 1 million asylum seekers in the past two years. Lire la suite »