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  • Jonathan Moyo denies bombing Daily News press 24 Jul 2017 06:18 Zimbabwe Mail Geoffrey Nyarota Former Information Minister Jonathan Moyo has in a surprising turn of events, denied or been allowed to deny out of the blue any involvement on his part in the 2001 bomb attack on the printing press of the then largest selling newspaper …
  • Charmaine Riggins Named President of LORD Corporation Europe, Middle East, Africa Region 24 Jul 2017 06:08 MarketWatch.com CARY, N.C., Jul 24, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- LORD Corporation, a global leader in vibration and motion control technologies, sensing systems, adhesives and coatings, announced that Charmaine Riggins has been named president of the company’s Europe, Middle …
  • New look Australians playing catch-up but swimming world refuses to stand still 24 Jul 2017 06:07 The Sydney Morning Herald When Cate Campbell glided through the water at the Chandler pool in Brisbane in the lead-up to the Rio Olympic Games, nobody expected her to lower a world mark that many were starting to believe was indestructible. Since 2009, the prized 100-metres …
  • Now is the right time to launch women’s IPL: Mithali Raj after ICC Women’s World Cup 24 Jul 2017 06:02 Deccan Chronicle London: India captain Mithali Raj said now was time to "create the base" of a female equivalent to the Indian Premier League after her side's hopes of ICC Women's World Cup final glory were snatched away by England at Lord's. Raj…
  • Kathy Lette splits from husband 24 Jul 2017 05:59 Sunday Times POPULAR Australian-British author Kathy Lette has confirmed she has separated from her husband of 27 years, Geoffrey Robertson QC. In a statement today, Lette, 58, revealed she was parting ways with Robertson, a high profile human rights barrister, …
  • Filipino wire artist penetrates the European world of art and design 24 Jul 2017 05:57 INQUIRER.net Racso Jugarap. Photo by Rosetti Rivera Belgium may be a small country, but when it comes to the arts, it looms large, high, and mighty. This country known as the capital of Europe carries a rich and illustrious artistic heritage dating back to the …
  • India Lose ICC Women’s World Cup Final to England 24 Jul 2017 05:52 Northeast Today The Indian women’s cricket team let slip a historic title triumph with nerves getting the better of it in a tense summit clash against England, leaving Mithali Raj’s giant-slaying side with the runners-up tag for a second time in the ICC World Cup in …
  • United Nations claims government had agreed to resettle some refugees in Australia under US deal 24 Jul 2017 05:46 The Sydney Morning Herald The United Nations refugee agency has accused the Turnbull government of failing to honour a "clear understanding" that it would allow some people on Nauru and Manus Island to resettle in Australia.  In a statement strikingly at odds with the …
  • Renault-Liberia Opens New Showroom in Monrovia - Front Page Africa 24 Jul 2017 05:42 Liberian Times Monrovia - The Mayor of the City of Monrovia, Madam Clara Doe-Mvogo says the construction by Elias Antoune Motors of the new and up-to-date Renault corporate showroom on Capitol Bye Pass has added more beauty to the city of Monrovia. Cutting the ribbon to …
  • UN agency claims government had agreed to resettle refugees in Australia 24 Jul 2017 05:36 The Age The United Nations refugee agency has accused the Turnbull government of failing to honour a "clear understanding" that it would allow some people on Nauru and Manus Island to resettle in Australia.  In a statement strikingly at odds with the …
  • US commissions largest-ever warship: What does it mean for Asia? 24 Jul 2017 05:30 CNN The message comes in the form of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford, a $13 billion behemoth commissioned into the US Navy's fleet on Saturday."Wherever this vessel cuts through the horizons, our allies will rest easy and our enemies will …
  • Rite of political election: Why young Catholics need to engage more in Australian politics 24 Jul 2017 05:24 Catholic Leader Political call: “I’d encourage all young Catholics to be involved in politics for the right reasons – to create an Australia which supports the family and supports life to its fullest.” IF you ever wondered what happened to those provocative billboards …
  • Vavi takes pot shots at ANC, Cosatu leadership 24 Jul 2017 05:23 Herald Speaking at New Brighton’s Nangoza Jebe Hall, Vavi – now Saftu general secretary – called for “transformation in all aspects of the economy” and said workers and their unions should join Saftu to end the exploitation of workers. “Abandon that sinking ship …
  • Triathlete excels overseas 24 Jul 2017 05:22 Herald Travis McGrath , of Port Elizabeth, is making his mark as a triathlete in the UK and Europe Picture: Supplied Chubby teen becomes championship material From the United Kingdom to Germany and Paris, Travis McGrath is making a name for himself in the …
  • Hockey women in 2-1 win over Japan 24 Jul 2017 05:22 Herald Sulette Damons of South Africa tackles Mami Karino of Japan during the FIH Hockey World League women’s semifinal match Picture: Getty Images The South Africa women’s hockey team finished fifth at the FIH Hockey World League semifinals after beating Japan …
  • Calgary Crossfitter Emily Abbott gunning for world title 24 Jul 2017 05:14 CBC When Emily Abbott first walked into a Crossfit gym five years ago, she could barely do a pull up. How things have changed. Now in her fifth season of competition, the Calgary athlete is once again heading to the Crossfit Games going Aug. 3 to 6 in Madison …
  • Madison comes up roses at world titles 24 Jul 2017 05:03 Cairns Post WHEELCHAIR racer Madison de Rozario showed timing is everything as she raced off with gold in a tactical 5000m T54 event and then silver in the 800m a day later at the Para-Athletics world titles in London. The 23-year-old Paralympian came home strongly …
  • Inexperience and panic led to India's downfall in World Cup final, feels Mithali Raj 24 Jul 2017 05:03 InToday 1 India lost seven wickets for just 28 runs to be all out for 219 runs in 48.4 overs, chasing 229 2 Punam scored 86 runs off 115 balls while Harmanpreet scored 51 off 80 3 Electing to bat first, England produced a competitive total of 228 for seven in …
  • Grab, Uber's Southeast Asia rival, to raise $2.5 bln from Didi, SoftBank, others 24 Jul 2017 04:53 FinancialExpress.com Grab expects to raise an additional 0 million, bringing the total to .5 billion in this round, which it said would be the largest-ever single financing in Southeast Asia. (Reuters) Grab, Uber Technologies Inc’s biggest ride-hailing competitor in Southeast …
  • Marble of the World Releases Calacatta Marble Product Catalog 24 Jul 2017 04:49 Marketersmedia Marble of the World has released a new online catalog for Calacatta marble. Fabricators, installers and other trade professional and other interested parties will find the guide of great value. Fort Lauderdale, United States - July 23, 2017 / …
  • Canada out of FIVB World Grand Prix with loss to Czech Republic 24 Jul 2017 04:38 CJCL RICHMOND, B.C. — The Czech Republic earned a 3-1 win over Canada in its final match of Group 2 pool play on Sunday, knocking off the home side to pick up its seventh win of the 2017 FIVB World Grand Prix at the Richmond Olympic Oval. The Czechs took the …
  • Matt and the Monk – ‘A Devilish Tale’ for refugees 24 Jul 2017 04:26 Echo Matt and the Monk – Composer and creator of the ‘A Devilish Tale’, Matt Ottley, and Alf Demasi creator of Fra Alfonso. Photo Tree Faerie. Eve Jeffery On Saturday A Devilish Tale unfolded in Murwillumbah as Fra Alfonso, a.k.a Alf Demasi, and the …
  • US launches largest-ever warship: What does it mean for Asia? 24 Jul 2017 04:24 KITV Honolulu's Channel 4 By Brad Lendon CNN (CNN) -- The United States has just sent "a 100,000-ton message to the world," says US President Donald Trump. The message comes in the form of the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford, a $13 billion behemoth commissioned into …
  • ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Women In Blue, You Won A Billion Hearts, Says Twitter 24 Jul 2017 04:14 NDTV New Delhi:  Sunday night's thrilling cricket match is still dominating conversations on Monday morning. England beat India by nine runs to win the Women's World Cup final at Lord's last night. And while Team India may not have won the ICC …
  • From agony to ecstasy, England paved way to ICC Women’s World Cup triumph 24 Jul 2017 04:01 Deccan Chronicle London: England captain Heather Knight said a heart-breaking defeat by Australia last year had been the "making of the team" after their dramatic ICC Women's World Cup final win over India at Lord's on Sunday. India looked on course for …
  • Tennis Australia offers support to burnt-out Bernard Tomic 24 Jul 2017 03:49 The Sydney Morning Herald Tennis Australia has reached out to Bernard Tomic, believing the controversial Australian star is burnt out. Former Davis Cup captain Wally Masur, TA's head of performance, has lamented Tomic's apathy towards tennis is taking attention away from …
  • Tennis Australia reaches out to burnt-out Tomic 24 Jul 2017 03:46 The Age Tennis Australia has reached out to Bernard Tomic, believing the controversial Australian star is burnt out. Former Davis Cup captain Wally Masur, TA's head of performance, has lamented Tomic's apathy towards tennis is taking attention away from …
  • ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 final: India nearly miss the glory against England 24 Jul 2017 03:28 Indian Express England defeated India in the final by 9 runs at Lord’s. (Source: Reuters) At 191/3, India needed just 38 runs, with two well-set batters at the crease. The required run rate looked under control, and the dressing room was full of cheerful and …
  • ‘In This Corner of the World’ Review: Haunting Anime Works Better as Character Piece than War Story 24 Jul 2017 03:10 SF Gate ‘In This Corner of the World’ Review: Haunting Anime Works Better as Character Piece than War Story Based on a Japanese manga written and illustrated by Fumiyo Kōno, the animated feature “In This Corner of the World” is an engrossing but sometimes jumbled …
  • ‘Grow a pair’ on same-sex marriage 24 Jul 2017 03:06 Weekly Times TONY Abbott has issued a warning against a postal vote on same-sex marriage as the coalition was urged to “grow a pair” on the controversial issue. In an interview with 2GB’s Ray Hadley, Mr Abbott said giving Australians a say on gay marriage via the post …
  • Mountain Town News: Heatstroke is even among the high peaks of Alberta 24 Jul 2017 03:02 Park Record Heatstroke is even among the high peaks of Alberta LAKE LOUISE, Alberta — Even in the high mountains of Alberta, July has been a scorcher. At Lake Louise, a 40-year-old woman suffered from severe heatstroke while hiking the Plain of Six Glaciers. She was …
  • Shrubsole stars as England edge India to lift Women’s World Cup 24 Jul 2017 02:58 The Dawn LONDON: Anya Shrubsole bowled England to a dramatic nine-run win over India in the ICC Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. India, set 229 to win, were well on course for victory at 191-3 in front of a full house of more than 26,000. But the …
  • History denied at Lords: England beat India to lift Women’s World Cup 24 Jul 2017 02:57 Free Press Journal London: , here today. It was an anti-climactic result for India since they were well on course for a memorable triumph, sitting pretty at 191 for three in 42.5 before a batting collapse saw them bowled out for 219 in 48.4 overs. Needing just 38 runs off …
  • Bucking the trends #18 – Wildlife Drones 24 Jul 2017 02:49 Riot Act There is no doubt that we are uniquely placed in the ACT in terms of scientific entrepreneurship. In fact, commercialisation of science is a worldwide trend, and we are lucky enough to have a fair dollop of that pie right here in Canberra. This week I got …
  • Elderly congregation loses fight to save Fort Jackson’s World War II-era chapel 24 Jul 2017 02:47 State An elderly congregation has lost its battle with the U.S. Army to save Fort Jackson’s landmark Memorial Chapel. The chapel, built in 1941 and dedicated in 1958 to all the soldiers who trained at Fort Jackson for World War II, is slated for demolition in …
  • The ‘Sharknado’ phenomenon: Making America bait again (VIDEO) 24 Jul 2017 02:30 The Malay Mail Online Critics be damned: With five films and counting, the ‘Sharknado’ franchise has a massive cult following. — Handout via ReutersSAN DIEGO, July 24 — With its airborne sharks, over-the-top gore and endless cheesy cameos from fading stars it ought to have …
  • Lowy’s attempt to solve FFA-FIFA stand-off 24 Jul 2017 02:23 Leader Local News STEVEN Lowy has met with FIFA ahead of the world governing body’s intervention to sort out the stand-off over Australian football’s governance. The Football Federation Australia chairman, who has been in Europe on business, jetted into Zurich the week …
  • FFA, FIFA news: Steven Lowy flies to Zurich to meet FIFA officials 24 Jul 2017 02:22 Townsville Bulletin STEVEN Lowy has met with FIFA ahead of the world governing body’s intervention to sort out the stand-off over Australian football’s governance. The Football Federation Australia chairman, who has been in Europe on business, jetted into Zurich the week …
  • The world’s first autonomous cargo ship will launch next year 24 Jul 2017 02:20 SiliconANGLE The world’s first autonomous cargo ship is planned to be launched in 2018, as a company in Norway said Saturday that it’s committed to build and deploy one. Two companies, Yara International ASA and Kongsberg Gruppen have joined forces to build the “Yara …
  • MEDIA JOB | BBC World Service Graduate Accountant Recruitment 24 Jul 2017 02:19 Biz Watch Nigeria MEDIA JOB | BBC World Service Graduate Accountant Recruitment The BBC, is the leading international broadcaster in Africa reaching a weekly audience of more than 100 million on Radio, TV, Digital (language sites and bbcafrica.com), Mobile and Social Media …
  • Lexington-based website counts the bodies as they fall to gunfire across America 24 Jul 2017 02:13 Lexington Herald Leader When gunshots make national news, Mark Bryant’s phone rings in Lexington. Bryant, 62, is neither a law enforcement officer nor a trauma specialist. He runs a private website, Gun Violence Archive, that updates on an hourly basis, with street-level details …
  • World swim titles day one snapshot 24 Jul 2017 02:12 SBS Television HIGHS AND LOWS FROM OPENING DAY OF THE EIGHT-DAY WORLD SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT BUDAPEST ON SUNDAY SWIM OF THE DAY - Sweden's Sarah Sjostrom (51.71) becomes the first woman to shatter the 52-second barrier in the 100m freestyle, breaking Australian …
  • Launches Mobile Role-Playing-Game 'LEGO(R) Quest & Collect' in Korea and the Asia regions 24 Jul 2017 02:06 4-traders SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA--(Marketwired - Jul 23, 2017) - The mobile role-playing game (RPG) "LEGO® Quest & Collect", developed by Nexon Corp. (CEO, Jiwon Park), has been released in Korea and the Asia region on the 13th. "LEGO® Quest & …
  • 'It was a secret I was still battling to control' - Nigel Owens reveals he was suffering from bulimia during NZ's 2015 World Cup final triumph 24 Jul 2017 02:02 TVNZ International rugby referee Nigel Owens has revealed his ongoing struggle with bulimia nervosa, saying the eating disorder returned in the lead up his career pinnacle - the 2015 Rugby World Cup final between New Zealand and Australia.  The chatty Nigel …
  • Loss to Australia inspires England's World Cup win 24 Jul 2017 01:39 Ipswich Queensland Times A HEART-breaking loss to Australia last year set England on its path to Sunday's Women's World Cup final win over India at Lord's. In last year's Women's World Twenty20 semi-final in Delhi England was 1-89, chasing 133, but lost 6-28 …
  • India's Raj wants women's IPL after World Cup heartbreak 24 Jul 2017 01:37 Charleston Daily Mail India captain Mithali Raj said now was time to "create the base" of a female equivalent to the Indian Premier League after her side's hopes of Women's World Cup final glory were snatched away by England at Lord's. Raj's side …
  • PSF slammed over poor show in World Juniors 24 Jul 2017 01:36 The News International KARACHI: Pakistani squash lovers from all over the world lambasted Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) on social media over poor results of Pakistani players in World Juniors Individual Championship. Pakistan’s campaign in World Juniors Individual …
  • Shrubsole stars as England edge India in Women’s World Cup final 24 Jul 2017 01:36 The News International LONDON: Anya Shrubsole bowled England to a dramatic nine-run win over India in the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s on Sunday. India, set 229 to win, were well on course for victory at 191 for three in front of a full hose of more than 26,000.But the …
  • Volusia team to compete in World Series for vision-impaired baseball players 24 Jul 2017 00:55 Central Florida News 13 A Volusia County baseball team is headed to a very unique World Series. Daytona Bats to compete in Beep Baseball World Series Beep baseball is for visually-impaired players 22 teams are headed to West Palm Beach The Daytona Bats are among 22 teams that …
  • Putin Likely to Visit World Youth Festival in Sochi – Kremlin Spokesman 24 Jul 2017 00:46 Sputnik International Russia 03:05 24.07.2017Get short URL Russian President Vladimir Putin could possibly visit the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS), set to take place in Sochi in October, according to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — …

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