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  • Khedira hurt as Juve lose to Marseille
    Khedira hurt as Juve lose to Marseille AFP News - 53 minutes ago

    Juventus lost summer signing Sami Khedira to injury as the Italian champions went down 2-0 to Marseille in a friendly at the Stade Velodrome on Saturday night. German international midfielder Khedira joined Juve from Real Madrid in the close season … More »

  • Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility
    Suspected Flight 370 wing flap arrives at French facility Associated Press - 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    BALMA, France (AP) — A wing flap suspected to be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Saturday arrived at a French military testing facility where it will be analyzed by experts. … More »

  • Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash
    Bin Laden relatives killed in UK plane crash AFP News - 1 hour 27 minutes ago

    Members of Osama bin Laden's family were among four people killed when a private jet crashed into a car auction lot in Britain, Saudi Arabia's embassy in London and British police said Saturday. While the embassy did not identify the dead, a source … More »

  • AP News Guide: Death of Taliban leader roils Afghan politics
    AP News Guide: Death of Taliban leader roils Afghan politics Associated Press - 1 hour 32 minutes ago

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Afghan Taliban has confirmed the death of its reclusive longtime leader, Mullah Mohammad Omar, after the Kabul government reported that he had been dead for more than two years. The move has led to a leadership crisis … More »

  • Q&A on possible extradition for dentist who killed lion
    Q&A on possible extradition for dentist who killed lion Associated Press - 1 hour 35 minutes ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Zimbabwe has called for an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused international outrage to be extradited and face as-yet filed charges. But it isn't clear whether Walter James Palmer, a … More »

  • Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of "provocative" att …
    Kurdish militia in Syria accuses Turkey of "provocative" att … Reuters - 1 hour 55 minutes ago

    By Sylvia Westall and Humeyra Pamuk BEIRUT/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Kurdish militia fighting Islamic State in Syria accused Turkey on Saturday of targeting it at least four times in the past week, calling the attacks provocative and hostile. Turkey … More »

  • Charity Hospital replacement opens Saturday in New Orleans
    Charity Hospital replacement opens Saturday in New Orleans Associated Press - 2 hours 4 minutes ago

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ten years after the levees and floodwalls broke during Hurricane Katrina and flooded New Orleans, the Big Easy finally has a full-scale public hospital again — a new Charity hospital. … More »

  • Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC
    Florida power company gave $1 million to pro-Bush super PAC Associated Press - 2 hours 6 minutes ago

    The largest Florida corporate donor to a super political action committee backing former Gov. Jeb Bush's presidential run is NextEra Energy Inc., the company that owns electric utility giant Florida Power ... … More »

  • Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach
    Dems still weighing Iran deal, but happy with Obama outreach Associated Press - 2 hours 15 minutes ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to secure support for the Iran nuclear deal, President Barack Obama is making inroads with a tough constituency — his fellow Democrats in Congress. … More »

  • Tourists flock to gawk at massive highway bridge projects
    Tourists flock to gawk at massive highway bridge projects Associated Press - 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    ON THE ST. CROIX RIVER, Minn. (AP) — Jockeying for a rail spot on the third-floor deck of a St. Croix River paddlewheel boat starts an hour before departure. Up there are prime views of the towering piers, protruding concrete segments and barges … More »

  • Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing
    Zimbabwean authorities restrict hunting after lion killing Associated Press - 2 hours 23 minutes ago

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists was killed, and is investigating the killing of another lion in April that may have been illegal, the country's … More »

  • Pakistan sweeps T20 series with tense 1-wicket win
    Pakistan sweeps T20 series with tense 1-wicket win Associated Press - 2 hours 27 minutes ago

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Shahid Afridi then Anwar Ali lifted Pakistan from nowhere to beat Sri Lanka by one wicket with four balls left and sweep their two-match Twenty20 series on Saturday. … More »

  • Pacific trade talks fail to clinch TPP deal
    Pacific trade talks fail to clinch TPP deal AFP News - 2 hours 31 minutes ago

    Delegates negotiating a vast Pacific free-trade agreement have failed to reach a final deal after several days of intense talks in Hawaii, dealing a setback to US President Barack Obama. The delay complicates his efforts this year to secure the … More »

  • Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact
    Man who studied Cecil the lion for 9 years talks impact Associated Press - 2 hours 38 minutes ago

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — When Cecil the lion's carcass was finally found after he was lured out of a Zimbabwe wildlife reserve to be killed by an American hunter, it was a headless, skinless skeleton the vultures had been picking at for about a week. … More »

  • Palestinian shot by Israeli troops during protest dies
    Palestinian shot by Israeli troops during protest dies Associated Press - 2 hours 39 minutes ago

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — An 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops during a demonstration over the killing of a Palestinian toddler died of his wounds Saturday, Palestinian health officials said. … More »

  • Five bodies with hands bound found in Mexico
    Five bodies with hands bound found in Mexico AFP News - 2 hours 42 minutes ago

    Five bodies with their hands bound and some with apparent signs of torture were found in a home in Mexico City, police said Saturday. Mexico is enduring a nightmare of drug-related violence that has left more than 100,000 people dead and 22,000 … More »

  • From Russia with love: Ruffini proposes marriage after win
    From Russia with love: Ruffini proposes marriage after win Associated Press - 2 hours 52 minutes ago

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — It started with nausea and vomiting. It ended with a winning strategy. And it was punctuated with a marriage proposal. … More »

  • New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency
    New Afghan Taliban leader promises to continue insurgency Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Political uncertainty inside the Taliban has cast doubt on the prospects for an end to the war in Afghanistan. On Saturday the Taliban's controversial new leader vowed to continue fighting while urging unity among his … More »

  • More than 300,000 seek asylum in Germany this year so far: report
    More than 300,000 seek asylum in Germany this year so far: report AFP News - 3 hours ago

    Germany has hosted more than 300,000 asylum seekers since the start of the year, said the daily Die Welt on Saturday, as Berlin prepares for a record influx of refugees in 2015. According to the conservative newspaper, which cited details of a … More »

  • NY's medical pot distributors reflect industry's evolution
    NY's medical pot distributors reflect industry's evolution Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Tie-dyed they're not. … More »

 
  • VEP registration to start on August 15

    NUSAJAYA: Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) registration for Singapore-registered cars entering Johor will begin on August 15, said Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Abdul Aziz Kaprawi.Once registered, and after purchasing a special card, these Singapore vehicles will be allowed into Johor checkpoints for free for a one-month trial period.Aziz said that those who fail to register their vehicles will not be permitted to enter the state via the Causeway in Johor Baru nor the Second Link in Gelang Patah when the VEP takes effect on Sept 1. ...

  • Nadal to lead Indian Aces in 2015 IPTL

    New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Multiple Grand Slam champion and former World No.1 Rafael Nadal will make his debut in Season 2 of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), scheduled from December 2 to 20, as the marquee player of defending champions Indian Aces. This time the tournament will have five teams with the inclusion of Japan Warriors, who will join the Aces, the UAE Royals, Philippine Mavericks and Singapore Slammers. The event will start in Japan and conclude in Singapore.

  • Nadal to lead Aces in 2015 IPTL

    New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Multiple Grand Slam champion and former World No.1 Rafael Nadal will make his debut in Season 2 of the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL), scheduled from December 2 to 20, as the marquee player of defending champions Indian Aces. The team-based tournament will have five teams this time with the inclusion of Japan Warriors, who will join Aces, the UAE Royals, Philippine Mavericks and Singapore Slammers. The tournament will start in Japan and conclude in Singapore.