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Global News Hot air balloon lands in gator-infested Florida pond
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A crew spent about an hour removing the hot air balloon from the pond, which contained multiple alligators, WFTV reported . Looking at cellphone video of Monday's water landing, Kittinger said the pilot chose a good spot to put the balloon down.

Global News Disturbed Teenager Confesses To Murdering 7-Year-Old Girl
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The defendant appeared by video-link yesterday where she denied murder but pleaded guilty to manslaughter by diminished responsibility. But a judge at Leeds Crown Court heard how she actually died from being smothered by the girl, who can not be named for legal reasons.

Global News Osinbajo off to Ethiopia for AU summit
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Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Addis Ababa . Their donation was an "expansion" of a 2015 pledge by Mr Mugabe to donate 300 cattle, he added. During his AU chairmanship from January 2015 to January 2016, President Mugabe advocated the bloc's self-financing, as almost 60 percent of its budget is donor-driven.

Author: 0 Qatar gets fresh deadline from neighbours

But the defiant wealthy gulf state has said the unrealistic list of demands were "meant to be rejected ". Several banks, foreign exchange companies in the Gulf have refused to exchange Qatari riyals and also stopped accepting them, following the economic blockade announced by Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies.

Global News Flower Mound couple found shot dead in New Mexico
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An officer directing traffic discovered their bodies Thursday after a hazmat incident on Interstate I-40 near mile marker 126. 'This investigation remains open and ongoing, ' State Police spokeswoman Elizabeth Armijo told the Albuquerque Journal .

Global News Meira Kumar writes to members of electoral college, seeks support
Author: 0 Meira Kumar writes to members of electoral college, seeks support

Mr Kovind had started a nation-wide tour from 25th of last month starting from Uttar Pradesh. "I am also fighting for freedom of expression, freedom of press.", says Presidential candidate Meira Kumar . "I have confidence that I will win the election", she stated.Responding to a question, Meira said it was sad to discuss about Dalit (Meira Kumar) versus Dalit (Ramnath Kovind).

Global News 70% of Americans say civility got worse since Trump election
Author: 0 70% of Americans say civility got worse since Trump election

And the trend in the low levels of trust in Congress also continues: 68 percent of Americans say they either have "not very much" or "none at all" when asked how much trust they have in Congress. Eighty-four percent of Republicans said they do trust the Trump administration. In a survey, seven in 10 Americans believe the political tone has become less civil since Trump became president.

Global News Austria to control Italy border, send armoured vehicles to block migrants - ministry
Author: 0 Austria to control Italy border, send armoured vehicles to block migrants - ministry

Italy has taken in almost 85 percent of this year's arrivals - a lot of them sub-Saharan Africans crossing from Libya - and has pleaded for help from other European Union nations, saying it is struggling to cope. Separately, foreign ministers from European and African countries affected by the crisis will meet in Rome on Thursday with representatives of the EU and United Nations as part of a diplomatic push to stem the influx.

Global News Tillerson wants Russian Federation to decide fate of Syria's Assad
Author: 0 Tillerson wants Russian Federation to decide fate of Syria's Assad

Secretary General Antonio Guterres during a private State Department meeting last week, Foreign Policy reported on Monday. According to Diplomatic sources , and during his meeting with Guterres, Tillerson stated that the USA military action against Assad's forces in recent months is aimed at achieving limited tactical objectives, including deterring any future attacks with chemical weapons, and protecting US-backed forces battling a pro-Western organization in Syria rather than ...

Global News Man sits on gun, shoots self in genitals, police say
Author: 0 Man sits on gun, shoots self in genitals, police say

In a panic, Jelts drove home and ran straight to the bathroom where his girlfriend, Shanekia Roberts, 25, had noticed a gunshot wound in his groin area. Jelks was taken to hospital, but it is not clear if the doctors were able to save the remainder of his private parts. A woman was home, and after realizing the severity of the situation, she rushed him to the hospital to be treated, News 4 Jax reports.

Global News Olivier Giroud Expresses Desire to Continue Arsenal Journey Despite Pending Lacazette Deal
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And that is set to put Giroud's future at the Emirates in doubt. The France global, 30, struggled for regular game under Arsene Wenger last season, starting just 11 Premier League matches. "That is, that people [see you as a] loyal warrior on the pitch and that you always give your best for the team". The 30-year-old has a contract at the north London club that is due to last until 2022, and he has been quoted as saying he wishes to "carry on my good journey with Arsenal ".

Global News Why bar a person from depositing demonetised notes? Supreme Court to government
Author: 0 Why bar a person from depositing demonetised notes? Supreme Court to government

If not, serious problems will arise... and you provision is at risk", Chief Justice Khehar orally observed. As per reports, the Supreme Court was hearing bench petitions including a petition filed by advocate Sudha Mishra . Noting the government can not seek to deny its citizens of their own property, SC said it is a serious issue if people with bonafide reasons are denied another chance.

Global News Al-Shabaab commander dies after drone strike
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Last month, the USA carried out its first offensive strike against al-Shabaab under the new authorities. "On July 2, at approximately 7:30 a.m". US forces, in cooperation with the Somali government, are conducting operations against Al-Shabaab in Somalia to degrade the Al-Qaida affiliate's ability to recruit, train and plot external terror attacks throughout the region and in America.

Global News Leicester agree fee for Sevilla star Iborra
Author: 0 Leicester agree fee for Sevilla star Iborra

Sevilla added that the move for the Spaniard is subject to a medical and personal terms being agreed. Sevilla have agreed to sell midfielder Vicente Iborra to Leicester . Iborra becomes Craig Shakespeare's second signing of the summer, joining Harry Maguire at the King Power stadium. Leicester missed N'Golo Kante during the 2016-17 season and will hope Iborra can fill the void left by the Frenchman after he left for Chelsea, winning another Premier League title with the Blues.

Global News Fourth of July celebrations are fun, but firework safety is no. 1
Author: 0 Fourth of July celebrations are fun, but firework safety is no. 1

Fireworks aren't the only thing that can cause problems for your pets over the July 4 holiday. Contact local officials. Verify if your local community has imposed a burn ban due to drought conditions. Wait 20 minutes and treat as spent fireworks, soaking overnight and placing in a metal container with a lid, away from any structure. Charles Menefee, fire investigator from Shreveport Fire Department says, "it only takes a split second for you to lose your vision, have a finger blown off or ...

Global News 'Bigg Boss' contestant Mandana Karimi files domestic violence case against husband!
Author: 0 'Bigg Boss' contestant Mandana Karimi files domestic violence case against husband!

Mandana Karimi , one of Indian television's most controversial reality show contestant recently tied the knot but filed for divorce from husband after being abused both verbally and physically. " Gaurav has cut me off ". The 31-year-old, Mandana Karimi is now staying in an apartment. In her petition, the model-actress asked for maintenance to the extent of Rs 10 lakh per month for her basic needs, necessities and requirements, besides a compensation of Rs 2 crore for the trauma and agony ...

Global News Ruckus in JK assembly over GST; FM moves resolution on 101st amendment
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Independent MLA Engineer Rashid, who was protesting against the GST Bill inside the Assembly had to be marshalled out of the House. State Congress chief Ghulam Ahmad Mir said the prohibition of cameras and mobile phones inside the Assembly during the special session on GST - beginning Tuesday - indicated that the government had some "bad designs".

Global News Venus Williams burts into tears: 'I'm completely speachless'
Author: 0 Venus Williams burts into tears: 'I'm completely speachless'

A police report said Williams was responsible for the accident in Florida last month, which caused injuries to a 78-year-old Jerome Barson , who subsequently died. Venus however seemed to neglect this rule on her first round match, sporting a bright pink bra, with the straps clearly visible. A moderator for the press conference told reporters that Williams wouldn't be able to speak about the incident.

Global News Leo Varadkar wore Canadian socks to his meeting with Justin Trudeau
Author: 0 Leo Varadkar wore Canadian socks to his meeting with Justin Trudeau

At the celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary, the charismatic Canadian Prime Minister, Hadrien, Justin Trudeau's newest son, caught the eye. Mr Varadkar cited Justin Trudeau as one of his political role models when he was running for the Fine Gael leadership - saying he was an example of energising the political middle ground.

Global News Amanda: Typical summer weather expected for the Fourth
Author: 0 Amanda: Typical summer weather expected for the Fourth

A few isolated showers or storms may be possible late in the afternoon. Independence Day . Mostly sunny, with a high near 90 degrees. On Sunday , the Triangle had a high of 92 after a morning low of 71; and Fayetteville had a high of 94 after a morning low of 73.

Global News Badoo cult group extends reign of terror to Ogun State
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Police officers, alongside members of Odua Peoples Congress (OPC ) on Saturday, reportedly raided different hideouts of the criminal gang in Ikorodu, Lagos State, popularly known as the " Badoo boys". Oh how I wish I had told him not to attend the show.We have to say NO to JUNGLE JUSTICE no matter how bad the case may be cus we (Nigerians) have lost so many innocent lives and THINKTWICE is one of them...

Global News Quentin Tarantino reportedly engaged to girlfriend Daniela Pick
Author: 0 Quentin Tarantino reportedly engaged to girlfriend Daniela Pick

Director Quentin Tarantino and Daniella Pick arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "Whip It" at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre on September 29, 2009 in Hollywood, California. Though Daniela and Tarantino first met and subsequently started seeing each other in 2009, it is reported that they reconnected sometime a year ago, although its unclear when as Tarantino was still dating The Hateful Eight costume designer Courtney Hoffman in December 2015 .

Global News Fifth Round Of Syria Talks Begins In Kazakhstan
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Some rebel factions are expected to be absent from the Astana talks because of what many see as Russia's unwillingness to end air strikes and its failure to get the Syrian army and Iranian backed militias to abide by a ceasefire, a rebel source said.

Global News China: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2017
Author: 0 China: Floods and Landslides - Jun 2017

An armed police soldier carries a boy to safety in a flooded area in Changsha, Central China's Hunan province, on July 3. Rain started to batter Anhui section of Yangtze River on June 30 and the ensuing flood forced 1,108 people to evacuate, damaged 20,700 hectares of crops and destroyed 66 houses.

Global News SC affirms constitutionality of martial law
Author: 0 SC affirms constitutionality of martial law

One of the petitioners, Representative Edcel Lagman, said the proclamation should be revoked, as it was baseless. Duterte declared martial law in the Mindanao region in May, amid an upsurge in violence by fighters aligned with the Islamic State militant group.

Global News Neo-Nazi Sympathizer Arrested For Plans To Assassinate French President
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The outgoing president Francois Hollande imposed the state of emergency in November 2015 following the attacks on Paris . "Let's end the legislative proliferation", he said, adding: "Too many laws kills the law and reduces its vigor". The multinational force formed by the G5 Sahel countries Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Niger and Chad is expected to be operational in a few weeks, and will include as many as 5 000 soldiers, with one battalion from each of the G5 countries.

Global News Germany's Merkel says many 'thorny issues' at G20
Author: 0 Germany's Merkel says many 'thorny issues' at G20

Much of the media focus will be on the first face-to-face meeting between Mr Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, as relations between the two nations sour over alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. "I don't think we'll have unified positions on all issues at the end, but it's sensible and honest to talk to each other on all issues of global diplomacy", she said at a news conference in Berlin.

Global News Danone To Sell Stonyfield To Lactalis For $875 Mln
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Earlier this year, Danone had said it would sell Stonyfield as part of an agreement with USA authorities to facilitate the completion of its takeover of US organic food group WhiteWave. Back in March, Danone reached an agreement with the U.S. authorities to sell Stonyfield to allay competition concerns and has now announced Lactalis is buying up the subsidiary.

Global News Public service pay rise cap adds to Downing Street consternation
Author: 0 Public service pay rise cap adds to Downing Street consternation

A senior government source said yesterday that Mr Johnson, the foreign secretary, "supports the idea of public-sector workers getting a better deal". "(We should) temporarily, in order to meet the needs of public sector workers, we should cut our overseas aid budget money in order to ensure they get the pay increases they need.

Global News Bill lays groundwork to remove Trump from office
Author: 0 Bill lays groundwork to remove Trump from office

His son Eric Trump picked up the term and used to describe Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez. The bill would order Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) to each choose a physician and psychiatrist to be part of a commission that will determine Trump's ability to continue as president .

Global News Auto drives into pool at Cheyenne Mountain Resort
Author: 0 Auto drives into pool at Cheyenne Mountain Resort

He sprang into action right away and said that was his first reaction. The pool is property of the resort off Broadmoor Valley Road behind the Country Club of Colorado. Fred Walker to the Gazette. Workers are working to drain the pool and use a crane to lift the SUV out of the water. She did not suffer any serious injuries, but was taken to the hospital.

Global News Govt calls in the feds over dark web Medicare data claims
Author: 0 Govt calls in the feds over dark web Medicare data claims

The Federal Minister for Human Services, Alan Tudge, has brought in the Australian Federal Police (AFP) to look into claims that Medicare card details are available for purchase over the dark web. The Medicare details of at least 75 individuals have been sold via the vendor in the last nine months alone, with the current going rate 0.0089 bitcoin ($29.75).

Global News Teenager who targeted Elton John concert jailed for terror offences
Author: 0 Teenager who targeted Elton John concert jailed for terror offences

Instead, over the summer of previous year, he made increasingly urgent efforts to secure weaponry. Over two meetings, he talked about his aspirations and then handed over £150, asking for a bomb packed with nails. Syed's was one of 18 terror plots to have been foiled since 2013. "You were not lured, you were not enticed, you were not entrapped", said the judge.