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People Hajj: 8185 pilgrims transported in 5 days
Author: 0 Hajj: 8185 pilgrims transported in 5 days

The Kaduna State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board on Wednesday, said it had transported 672 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for this year's hajj. The Commission's Head of 2017 Hajj Media Team, Malam Adamu Abdullahi said this in a statement issued from Madina, Saudia Arabia, on Thursday.

People Seattle wins second in a row at Texas, 8-7
Author: 0 Seattle wins second in a row at Texas, 8-7

But he allowed all three homers as Seattle's four-game winning streak ended. "He made a great throw, and the pick and tag that (Kyle) Seager put on DeShields was just awesome", Mariners manager Scott Servais said. The Mariners have scored 18 runs in their last three games and four or more runs in seven of their last nine games. "At this stage of my career, I'm not here for a rebuild".

People Jeremy Corbyn ally attacks United States over Venezuelan violence
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn ally attacks United States over Venezuelan violence

Mr Corbyn hailed Mr Maduro's predecessor Huge Chavez as an "inspiration to all of us fighting back against austerity and neo-liberal economics in Europe". The comments echoed a statement issued, earlier this week, by her deputy, Liz McInnes, which said Labour was urging all sides to end the bloodshed.

People Video shows angry customers trash Florida Chick-fil-A over chicken nuggets
Author: 0 Video shows angry customers trash Florida Chick-fil-A over chicken nuggets

In her post, Music explained that she was waiting for an order at Chick-fil-A when she saw a teenage boy arguing about his order with the staff "for a good 15 or 20 mins". A witness said there were children in the restaurant who were crying because of the fiasco and condemned the woman's actions. The owner of the restaurant issued the following statement: "We apologize for the disruption that took place at our restaurant".

People US EPA reverses decision to delay smog rule after lawsuits
Author: 0 US EPA reverses decision to delay smog rule after lawsuits

Pruitt in June had announced the EPA's intention to delay the ozone designations - in which existing smog pollution is measured in parts of the country to determine where cuts must be made to meet tougher air quality standard - by one year to October 2018.

People Brexit disruption to UK-EU flights most likely: Ryanair
Author: 0 Brexit disruption to UK-EU flights most likely: Ryanair

But O'Leary said initial signs from Brexit talks were not promising due to likely sticking points such as the EU wanting the European Court of Justice to have sole jurisdiction over any deal. O'Leary said yesterday's meeting was a "very good meeting". "The (UK) government is aware of this risk, and this is yet another reason why there is a growing expectation that an interim arrangement will be necessary to allow for a post-Brexit UK-EU deal to be properly negotiated and agreed, including ...

People Shelter in place following bomb threat at Naval Station Norfolk
Author: 0 Shelter in place following bomb threat at Naval Station Norfolk

In response, Pier 14 is on security alert, and has been secured to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Personnel on the Lincoln and Truman as well as several buildings and Piers 11 and 12, where the new aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. About 10:30 a.m. another threat was called in against dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall, followed by another on the Personnel Support Detachment at 10:55.

People Louisiana cop resigns after sharing a Facebook image that screams racism
Author: 0 Louisiana cop resigns after sharing a Facebook image that screams racism

His apology stated, "Well, I posted something on Facebook that made a lot of people ma". But after viewing the Facebook posts, Villejoin decided that Welsh had to step down. "It's not against the law to share something on Facebook". As someone who has been friends with Welsh for years, Chief Villejoin couldn't help but be shocked by the racist post of his second in command.

People Sachin Tendulkar Attends Rajya Sabha, Instantly Becomes Meme On Twitter
Author: 0 Sachin Tendulkar Attends Rajya Sabha, Instantly Becomes Meme On Twitter

While Sachin sat throughout at the proceedings, Twitterati made a decision to turn it into a meme. Agrawal had said Tendulkar should resign from the House as his attendance was very low. Which meme did you find the funniest? However, this was not the first time that Agarwal has raised the issue. In March, Agarwal said, "We have been yearning to see the presence of nominated members".

People Excuse Me, Mr. President? Trump Reportedly Calls White House 'A Real Dump'
Author: 0 Excuse Me, Mr. President? Trump Reportedly Calls White House 'A Real Dump'

President Donald Trump is denying he called the White House "a dump," deeming the report "fake news". "Thank you to all the White House ushers, butlers, maids, chefs, florists, gardeners, plumbers, engineers & curators for all you do every day", Chelsea Clinton tweeted on Tuesday evening, citing the highlighted quote disparaging the place she called home for eight years.

People Maharashtra govt sacks controversial IAS officer Radhyesham Mopalwar
Author: 0 Maharashtra govt sacks controversial IAS officer Radhyesham Mopalwar

Responding to the opposition charge, Fadnavis said all important posts to Mopalwar were given during the previous Congress-NCP government. Mopalwar's sacking is a setback for Fadnavis because the IAS officer was the administrative head of the MSRDC which is the nodal agency for Fadnavis's dream project of Mumbai-Nagpur expressway.

People Attack on Shi'ite mosque in Afghan city kills at least 29
Author: 0 Attack on Shi'ite mosque in Afghan city kills at least 29

Qaderyan's older brother told a foreign agency that their father died in Tuesday night's suicide bomb attack on the Jawadya mosque which killed dozens and was claimed by the Islamic State group. Before they were granted United States visas for the event, in which they competed against high school students from around the world, Qaderyan made an emotional plea for them to be allowed to travel.

Author: 0 'Impotent' Trump Signs Sanctions Bill as Russia Blasts 'Trade War' Declaration

The sanctions bill, passed with veto-proof majorities in Congress , reflected bipartisan skepticism over Trump's motivations toward Russian Federation and fueled impressions the White House can't control its own foreign policy. Warsaw has welcomed the United States president's decision to sign into law tougher new sanctions against Russian Federation, which are in Poland's "strategic interest", the Polish foreign ministry has said.

People The extreme heat is likely to make south Asia unlivable by 2100
Author: 0 The extreme heat is likely to make south Asia unlivable by 2100

About 30% of the population in the South Asia would be exposed to high temperature coupled with rising humidity. These conditions could affect up to a third of the people living throughout the Indo-Gangetic Plain unless the global community ramps up efforts to rein in climate-warming carbon emissions.

People The commotion in the US-China relationship
Author: 0 The commotion in the US-China relationship

He said that Iran's expansionist intention was aimed to increase its influence in the Middle East and other parts of the world. The four categories of people exempt from the ban are journalists traveling to cover North Korea , American Red Cross or International Committee of the Red Cross employees on official business, other aid workers with "compelling humanitarian considerations" and anyone else whose trip "is otherwise in the national interest".

People SA hostage Stephen McGowan released from captivity
Author: 0 SA hostage Stephen McGowan released from captivity

McGown was taken hostage, along with two others, by al-Qaeda in Timbuktu, northern Mali, in November 2011. "McGowan who was held by al-Qaeda in Mali has been released". McGown's mother Beverly died in May after battling a long illness. Now we're making a new video, but I don't know what to say. Gift of The Givers, which had been negotiating McGowan's release for six years, has confirmed he's been freed.

People 'Kidnap' starring Halle Berry premieres at the 'Arclight' in Hollywood
Author: 0 'Kidnap' starring Halle Berry premieres at the 'Arclight' in Hollywood

She is one of the leaders in Hollywood who pushed for paparazzi to stop harassing celebrity children for photographs. Halle could easily relate to the terror a mother feels losing their child, having freaked out herself when she lost her then three-year-old daughter Nahla while clothes shopping in a department store.

People Putin confirms United States diplomatic missions in Russian Federation will be cut
Author: 0 Putin confirms United States diplomatic missions in Russian Federation will be cut

Russian Federation also announced the closure of a US recreational compound and warehouse facilities. "They will have to fire the Russian citizens, [i] t will create an enormous inconvenience for the U.S. The probes are also looking at whether Trump obstructed justice by firing FBI Director James Comey who was leading the agency's Russian Federation investigation before another former FBI director, Robert Mueller, was named to take over the criminal investigation.

People North Korea travel ban to take effect next month
Author: 0 North Korea travel ban to take effect next month

Speaking to reporters, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China "attached great importance" to Tillerson's remarks and his reiteration of what Wang called the "Four Nos" principle. He said the U.S. is ready to have a word with North Korea only if the communist party is ready to give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons. "And we hope that, at some point, they will begin to understand that and that we would like to sit and have a dialogue with them about the future that will give them the ...

People Odisha hotelier's house catches fire; four of family, maid suffocate to death
Author: 0 Odisha hotelier's house catches fire; four of family, maid suffocate to death

Fire breaks out at city-based hotelier house in Odisha. However, a senior fire official talking to the media said, "We suspect the fire originated after a spark caused due to short circuit in the AC". Another member of the family was undergoing treatment at the hospital and his condition was stated to be stable. Police said, three rooms on the second floor of the three-storeyed building was gutted in the fire.

People Youth Congress leader who stage-managed firing arrested
Author: 0 Youth Congress leader who stage-managed firing arrested

Indore based chicken trader Rayees Khan who was arrested on Tuesday from Indore for attempted murder of Telangana Youth Congress leader Vikram Good in Hyderabad on July 28. 50 lakh supari was promised. Police recovered the country-made pistol, which the accused had thrown into a pond after executing the plan. Hyderabad Police Commissioner, M Mahender Reddy has said that Goud staged his assassination to get sympathy from voters, and also to get off the hook of financiers.

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