• Women archers, hockey squad show grit

    Women archers, hockey squad show grit

    Rio de Janeiro , Aug 7 (PTI) Indian womens archery team today made it to the quarter-finals of the recurve event after beating Colombia 5-3 at the Olympic Games, here today. After losing the first set 25-27, Laxmirani could only manage to shoot 26 (8, 9, 9) in reply to the Slovakian second set score of 28 (9, 9, 10). They needed a ideal score of 30 in their second set to clinch the tie.

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  • Obama prepares to boost United States military's cyber role

    Obama prepares to boost United States military's cyber role

    At present, CYBERCOM falls under the umbrella of U.S. Strategic Command, another functional component of which guards military interests in space, including communication satellites and early-warning missile detection systems. "Neither Cyber Command nor the NSA are commenting, and an unnamed official tells Reuters that the link between Cyber Command and the NSA is 'critical to national security.' If the report is accurate, though, the reform isn't likely to face significant opposition".

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    La "Gran toma de Caracas" se hará el 1 de septiembre

    Además "que el CNE cada día emita un acta que luego la pase a la Comisión Nacional, para que dicha Comisión pueda verificar que hemos cumplido con las firmas, todo esto se puede hacer perfectamente en el mes de agosto". "Vamos a movilizarnos en todos los estados de Venezuela para tomar Caracas y tener la respuesta que nos corresponde", declaró el gobernador, cuya convocatoria fue acogida este miércoles en otros lugares del país, aunque no de forma masiva.

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  • Airline computer glitches and outages over the years

    At 7:25 a.m., that page showed 19 delays and four cancellations - flights to Detroit, London and Paris - among dozens of Delta flights scheduled to depart Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Monday. Technological issues extended even to the company's website. Having given up on the long wait, sticking out five hours before he quit, Mr Taylor said: "The result for me is that I am going to have to spend a couple of long afternoons and evenings to remotely attend meetings that I really needed ...

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  • Complexity makes airline computer systems vulnerable

    Flights that were already en route were operating normally, but others were delayed or canceled. Talk about a nightmare travel scenario. By 7:40 a.m. Delta said it serves almost 180 million customers annually, employs more than 80,000 people around the world and operates more than 800 aircraft. Cancellations and delays continue.

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  • At least 20 killed in Pakistan hospital blast

    At least 20 killed in Pakistan hospital blast

    Police confirmed the attack was a suicide blast. According to local media, a splinter group of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed the responsibility of the attack. Pakistani police have said earlier they suspect the bomb was detonated by a suicide attacker. Noor Ahmed, a deputy chief surgeon for victims of violent crime, says the hospital is also treating about 50 people who were wounded in the bombing on Monday.

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  • Greek athlete sent home after failed drugs test, says HOC

    Greek athlete sent home after failed drugs test, says HOC

    Thrasher's triumph came before midday local time on Day 1 of the Games, putting the U.S. into an immediate lead in the gold medal count with the unexpected triumph. Brazilians will have to wait a bit longer for their country to earn its first gold medal at their home Olympics after reigning judo champion Sarah Menezes suffered a shock defeat in the quarter-finals on Saturday.

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  • West Des Moines police officer killed in crash

    West Des Moines police officer killed in crash

    Miller, who had been on his personal motorcycle, was pronounced dead at the scene. The West Des Moines Police Departmenthas not lost an officer since 1933. Miller served 26 years on the force and also served in the Iowa National Guard in Desert Storm. "He never judged people". Miller leaves behind a wife and three children.

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  • Syria: Rebel alliance launches battle to retake all of Aleppo

    Steadfast regime ally Moscow has provided air support for forces loyal to the President since last September. Fatah al-Sham provided an extensive coverage of the battles though its accounts on Twitter and Telegram, showing the fighting on the ground, weapons confiscated from the regime forces and Syrian soldiers who were captured alive , as they broke through regime territory and opened a route into Aleppo's besieged eastern neighborhoods.

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  • Russian Paralympians Have Repeatedly Undergone Doping Tests Abroad

    This is in great contrast to the International Olympic Committee's earlier decision to allow individual sports to decide whether Russians could compete in the Olympic games. "We will be providing every support to the Russian Paralympic Committee". "The IPC showed strong leadership today in holding Russia's state-organised doping program accountable".

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  • Dayashankar Singh reiterates that Mayawati 'sells tickets', seeks CBI probe

    Dayashankar Singh reiterates that Mayawati 'sells tickets', seeks CBI probe

    Singh had used extremely offensive language to allege that Mayawati was engaging in corrupt practices, ahead of the upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh. An FIR was lodged against Dayashankar on July 20 for abusive remarks against BSP supremo Mayawati under the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

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  • Top party in South Africa losing turf at the polls

    Top party in South Africa losing turf at the polls

    Unemployment in South Africa now stands at over 26 percent, and declining global commodity prices have caused the nation further economic pain. Along with Johannesburg , the party also held on to Ekurhuleni, with 48,64% of the vote, while the DA acquired 34,15% in that metro.

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  • 12 killed in armed attack notheast India

    Sonowal, who instructed the state police to arrest those involved in the act, has announced ex-gratia amount of Rs. five lakh to the families of the deceased, Rs. The anti-talk faction of the NDFB had killed over 70 Adivasis in December 2014, forcing security agencies to launch a sustained operation against the group.

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  • American shooter wins first gold medal of Rio Olympics

    On her gold medal win, Thrasher added, "For me to start Rio 2016 with a gold medal for the U.S. makes me incredibly proud". Thrasher, 19, beat silver medalist Du Li of China in the final round with a total of 208.0, setting an Olympic record in the finals.

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  • Sword-wielding robber gets almost $4K from Raleigh salon

    Sword-wielding robber gets almost $4K from Raleigh salon

    According to employee Lyreesha Seligmiller, she was inside the store with a customer when a masked man came in armed with a sword and wearing a Little Caesars Pizza shirt. She said the suspect was not the same man that came in the store moments earlier. Police say the suspect got away in a Toyota Camry driven by another person.

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  • Jeremy Corbyn to visit Bristol next week

    The result of the Labour leadership election will be announced on September 24. However, Mr Smith repeatedly stressed he did not think Mr Corbyn would be able to win an election and deliver on his promises to fight inequality. Hundreds queued to see Mr Corbyn speak, with Swansea council's deputy leader Christine Richards chairing th meeting - where she told the audience it had been a "kick in the teeth" when the Tories won Gower Constituency in the same hall on May 7 a year ago, but that Mr ...

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  • Trump on Clinton: 'She's got problems'

    Trump on Clinton: 'She's got problems'

    Trying to turn the page after a tumultuous campaign stretch, Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack Monday on Hillary Clinton's approach to the economy while promising he would provide deep tax cuts and jolt middle class workers back to prosperity.

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  • Kenya deports Taiwanese nationals to China despite protests

    Kenya deports Taiwanese nationals to China despite protests

    Taiwanese officials said the five were flown to China despite a Kenyan court order for them to return to Taiwan. Taiwan does not have formal diplomatic relations with Kenya. "We regret that Kenyan authorities bowed to pressure from China to forcefully deport five suspects from our country to China", the foreign ministry said.

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  • Exgobernador de NL deberá comparecer este martes

    Exgobernador de NL deberá comparecer este martes

    Así, el juzgado federal encabezado por el juez Eduardo Javier Sáenz Hernández favoreció a Medina, pese a que el exmandatario comparte con Gómez las mismas acusaciones por irregularidades en el caso Kia. Medina, estaba citado para el pasado 28 de julio , citación a la que no se presentó al tramitar la primera suspensión provisional de amparo. La Subprocuraduría Anticorrupción no ha sido notificada sobre el nuevo amparo iniciado por Medina, de acuerdo al área de prensa.

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  • California wildfires likely to worsen as season peaks -forecaster

    A fire spokesman, Trooper Jeff Sevigney, says the blaze about 7 miles north of Moses Lake burned less land than initially thought but destroyed two homes and six outbuildings. The Latest on wildfires burning in the Western U.S. Cal Fire officials said the fire, which is larger than the city of San Francisco, has now burned 45,800 acres.

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  • Judge agrees to suspension over racially charged comments

    Judge agrees to suspension over racially charged comments

    The state Judicial Conduct Commission was set to hear the case against the judge, who is black, Monday, but just before the hearing was set to begin, the parties to the proceeding announced they'd reached a settlement. It avoids the continued disruption of the administration of justice. "And at the same time recognizes the gravity of Judge Stevens' behavior". His punishment could range from a reprimand to removal from the bench.

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  • U.S. teen wins Rio's first gold

    Weightlifting, men's 56 kilograms: Long Qingquan of China won his second olympic gold, 8 years after his first, setting a new world record with a score of 307. The idea of yielding a gun and taking dead aim at a target almost 33 feet away was completely foreign. "I would go figure skate in the morning and then go to school and then go to rifle practice right after", she said.

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  • Kentucky officials: Man shot, killed by Louisville police

    Kentucky officials: Man shot, killed by Louisville police

    Thank you for reading and relying on for your news and information. Conrad says officers ordered the man to drop the weapons but he did not. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has not yet identified the man, but police said he is a black male in his late 50s. The races of the officers have not been released.

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  • Child killed at water park was lawmaker's son

    Child killed at water park was lawmaker's son

    She said the park was closed out of respect to Caleb's family, adding that it would be hard for the park's lifeguards to focus so soon after the tragedy. Two media sneak peek days around that time were canceled, reportedly due to problems with the slide's conveyor belt system. Schlitterbahn Waterparks & Resorts co-owner Jeff Henry, who created Verrückt with senior designer John Schooley, said he was among the first to ride the water slide: "I'm still recovering mentally".

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  • Obama: Trump 'Woefully Unprepared' for This Job

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday stepped up his criticism of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, saying that his recent comments prove that he is unfit to occupy the Oval Office. Trump criticized Obama in an interview hours after Obama had declared at a news conference that Trump is "unfit to serve as president". After the denunciation, Trump's campaign responded by lambasting Hillary Clinton.

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