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Lionel Messi marries longtime girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo Lionel Messi marries longtime girlfriend Antonella Roccuzzo
- July 02, 2017

Other prominent players to attend the Rosario ceremony were Lionel Messi's teammates Cesc Fabregas and Carles Puyol . Rosario is about 300 kilometres (186 miles) northwest of Argentina's capital. Window cleaner Julio Sosa said: 'We think it's great that Messi has come to Rosario to get married'. Despite spending more than half of his life in Barcelona, Domínguez says he isn't surprised Messi chose to return home to marry. (more...)
Nice Sunday with an unsettled weather pattern returning next week Nice Sunday with an unsettled weather pattern returning next week
- July 02, 2017

Sunday - Mostly sunny skies. Saturday night will be mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly cloudy Tuesday evening, ideal for fireworks! For the Independence Day holiday Tuesday , the forecast calls for sunny skies, with a high of 83, a low of 65 and a 40 percent chance of nighttime rain. (more...)
'Epidemic proportions': Trump pledges 'federal help' to stop violent crime in Chicago 'Epidemic proportions': Trump pledges 'federal help' to stop violent crime in Chicago
- July 01, 2017

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) have traveled to Chicago on a permanent basis to help stop the violence. Chicago police officials said the unit would focus on preventing illegally possessed guns from flowing through the city and on targeting people repeatedly involved in gun crimes, both of which have always been cited as drivers of the violence. (more...)
Plane Lands On 405 Freeway, Short Of John Wayne Airport Runway Plane Lands On 405 Freeway, Short Of John Wayne Airport Runway
- July 01, 2017

Orange County Fire Captain Larry Kurtz told KABC that two people were injured and taken by helicopter to a hospital. The California Highway Patrol says four cars were struck by parts of a small plane when it crashed on a Southern California freeway and burst into flames. (more...)
House passes 'Kate's Law' and bill targeting sanctuary cities House passes 'Kate's Law' and bill targeting sanctuary cities
- July 01, 2017

Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), would also allow victims of crimes committed by illegal immigrants the ability to sue sanctuary cities if they "released the alien from custody prior to the commission of such crime as a effect of the State or political subdivision's declining to honor a detainer". (more...)
Trump to meet Putin at G20, seek 'more constructive' ties Trump to meet Putin at G20, seek 'more constructive' ties
- June 30, 2017

U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters that no agenda had yet been set for the meeting, which is fraught with difficulties for Trump. The duo's first meeting comes after the west initially were alarmed about the relationship between the two leaders, especially after a cascade of reports suggested that Russian Federation had meddled in the USA election to help Trump win. (more...)
Venus Williams reportedly at fault for fatal auto accident Venus Williams reportedly at fault for fatal auto accident
- June 30, 2017

Williams, 37, was at a major intersection in Palm Beach Gardens on June 9 when her auto was T-boned by another vehicle that had right of way, a police report said. The cops ultimately came out against Williams, according to the report. The driver was taken to the hospital after reportedly suffering broken bones. (more...)
Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona Firefighters battle intense wildfires in Utah, California - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona
- June 30, 2017

Firefighters battling a wildfire in south-west Utah said they had had a "good day" Sunday in their fight to contain a 42,800-acre fire . The fire is 10 percent contained . Thousands of residents from six nearby towns and subdivisions are still under evacuation orders. The fire was caused by human activity, officials said. (more...)
United States blacklists Chinese bank accused of illegally trading with United States blacklists Chinese bank accused of illegally trading with
- June 30, 2017

Trump said earlier this month that China's efforts to contain North Korea had been unsuccessful. It means the bank will now be prevented from having accounts or doing business with USA financial institutions. "We are committed to targeting North Korea?s external enablers and maximizing economic pressure on the regime until it ceases its nuclear and ballistic missile programs", he said. (more...)
Morata tries to speed up transfer as Man Utd move stalls Morata tries to speed up transfer as Man Utd move stalls
- June 29, 2017

A recent report from AS revealed that Morata has actually cut short his honeymoon with his new wife in order to try and force the move through, given his current levels of frustration that a transfer is stalling. I'm sure he will tell us and we will see. With Barcelona having recently dropped out of the race to sign Semedo because of his price tag, it looks like it's a straight shootout between the two Manchester clubs. (more...)
Aston Martin rolls out Vantage-based AMR special editions Aston Martin rolls out Vantage-based AMR special editions
- June 29, 2017

Buyers of the AMR variants can choose either Aston's automated single-clutch Speedshift transmission or a proper manual, one with either six speeds in the V-8 or seven in the V-12. Available as a coupe or Volante, the Vantage AMR comes with the 432bhp V8 or the V12 with added power (up from 565bhp to 595bhp) with either a manual or flappy paddle gearbox. (more...)
Beyond Good and Evil 2 demo is both attractive and ambitious Beyond Good and Evil 2 demo is both attractive and ambitious
- June 29, 2017

In addition to the cinematic trailer they showed to the public, Ubisoft also produced a "closed door" gameplay demo for members of the media. Beyond Good and Evil 2 does not now have a set release date and platforms that the game will be available on have not been revealed. (more...)
Uber, Lyft Release New App Updates to Win You Over Uber, Lyft Release New App Updates to Win You Over
- June 28, 2017

Of course, the other natural thought here is that Uber users can request rides for those who don't use the app as part of the #DeleteUber campaign . The driver will see the rider's name, and be able to contact that person directly, too. In the past, Uber has partnered with organizations such as the Los Angeles based 24Hr Homecare to enable ride booking through phone operators, while their competitor Lyft has done the same for GreatCall members. (more...)
French See No One to Counter Macron, Set to Sweep Parliament French See No One to Counter Macron, Set to Sweep Parliament
- June 26, 2017

Meanwhile, Italy's 5-Star Movement looked likely to suffer a severe setback in local elections, a development that could undermine its hopes of winning a national vote due by May 2018 and which suggests it is losing steam like other anti-establishment parties across Europe. (more...)
Kidambi Srikanth creates history by reaching final of Australian Open
- June 26, 2017

Though Srikanth managed to take a minor two-point lead at that stage, Long came back to tie the game at 17-all before eking out a two-point lead for himself with some incredible defence. Anand Mahindra who tweeted just after Srikanth's win and named him "STEAMROLLER SRIKANTH" did not seem happy about the prize as well. After the match however, Srikanth revealed that all was not well with the ace Indian men's singles shuttler after he arrived in Australia fresh from victory at the Indonesia ... (more...)
Modi presents OCI card to Portugal's Indian-origin PM Costa
- June 25, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to spend almost five hours with US President Donald Trump in order to know each other well, forge a strong personal bond and take forward a solid bilateral relationship when they meet at the White House on Monday. (more...)
US Existing Home Sales Increase in May US Existing Home Sales Increase in May
- June 24, 2017

At $252,800, median home prices hit a new peak and were up by 5.8% year-on-year. The increase reported by the National Association of Realtors was 1.1% above April 2017 and 2.7% higher than May 2017, the third highest annual pace of the past year. (more...)
Residents evacuated from five London tower blocks over safety fears
- June 24, 2017

The council had already announced that it would immediately begin preparing to remove cladding from five towers on the estate discovered in checks following the fire in north Kensington which killed at least 79 people. It came as four more victims of Grenfell Tower were formally identified, taking the known victims of the fire to nine. At least 79 people died in the June 14 fire, which engulfed the building so quickly overnight that firefighters were unable to reach numerous victims. (more...)
Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
- June 21, 2017

As for rehabilitation, Sava said he believed Scalise will be "able to walk and hopefully run" in the future. Too, Scalise has also stayed involved in state politics, helping Republicans develop strategies to win a majority in both the Louisiana House and Senate. (more...)
Saudi Arabia says it detained three Iranian Revolutionary Guards Saudi Arabia says it detained three Iranian Revolutionary Guards
- June 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia has said it seized weapons from a boat captured in the Marjan field at about 8:30 p.m. on Friday. Saudi Arabia on Monday said the three suspects it captured were Guard members aboard a boat heading to an oil platform in the Gulf, which separates the two rival nations. (more...)