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by | July 20, 2017 | 17:18

Wu was held for nearly four days during which she was beaten and forced to make a video pleading to her family in Singapore to send $180,000 for her release, Singapore's Straits Times reported. Forty-five suspects accused of kidnapping a 48-year-old Singaporean woman underwent inquest proceedings, authorities said Wednesday. "We are not anti-foreigners coming to the Philippines to gamble, but we are anti criminal activity", Dela Rosa said.

by | July 20, 2017 | 17:00

Pollster J. Ann Selzer, who oversaw the survey , told Bloomberg that there's a "growing discontent with Hillary Clinton as she has largely stayed out of the spotlight". The president's comment was part of a response to a reporter's question asking if the Republicans' version of a health care bill, the American Health Care Act (AHCA), was dead.

by | July 20, 2017 | 16:26

With 36 percent approving of the job he is doing, Trump is about to mark his six months in office as the least popular president in the last seven decades for which data is available. And despite Trump's dismal approval ratings, only slightly more voters say their congressional vote will be to "oppose Trump" - 24 percent - versus the 20 percent who say they will vote to support him.

by | July 20, 2017 | 16:04

Speaking in the Lok Sabha during the zero hour, he asked the government to support the freedom struggle in Tibet to create a buffer between India and China. India should also help Tibetan religious leader the Dalai Lama as much as it can. Yadav, a known China hawk and a former defence minister, also said that the Narendra Modi government must reverse its position on Tibet and should support its independence.

by | July 20, 2017 | 15:46

Dier's current contract with the North London club runs until 2021, which means that it will be hard for United to reach an agreement with Spurs - especially given that the player has also not indicated a desire to leave the club. Manchester United confirmed their second signing of the summer last week when they announced the arrival of striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton .

by | July 20, 2017 | 15:16

Manchester United are thought to be on the lookout for a holding midfielder this summer and Dier has been touted as a target for the Red Devils . Dier impressed in a midfield role during the 2015-16 season before Spurs signed Victor Wanyama, with the 23-year-old alternating between midfield and defence due to the Kenya international's great form during the 2016-17 campaign, making 36 Premier League appearances.

by | July 20, 2017 | 15:12

Finally, Credit Suisse Group downgraded shares of Rocket Fuel from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and upped their target price for the company from $4.50 to $4.75 in a research note on Wednesday, May 10th. The firm had revenue of $95.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $102.15 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned ($0.28) EPS.

by | July 20, 2017 | 14:56

Brig. -Gen. Sani Usman, the Director, Army Public Relations, said in a statement on Wednesday that one of the bombers was intercepted at Dala as he attempted to cross through troops' "forward defences". The Army Spokesperson called on other Boko Haram terrorist to follow the footsteps of Konami and renounce surrender, adding adequate arrangements had been made to receive those that voluntarily renounce terrorism and surrender to the government.

by | July 20, 2017 | 14:52

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the arrests were cause for "great concern", with her foreign office adding the charges against the activists were "absurd". Schaefer also mentioned the ongoing detention of German reporter Mesale Tolu, who has been in Turkish custody since April. There were no impediments to consular access, it said.

by | July 20, 2017 | 13:42

The bus was going to Solam from Kinnaur carrying around 40 passengers when it plunged into the gorge to the banks of a river. The reportedly accident took place at Rampur, near Shimla on the Hindustan-Tibet National Highway. "My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones in tragic bus accident in Himachal Pradesh. May those injured recover quickly", the prime minister tweeted.

by | July 20, 2017 | 12:31

Beginning around 7 a.m. Wednesday, crews from Farmington Hills Police, Livonia Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and more than a dozen other agencies began working methodically to search a section of Hines Park. The public is also asked to look for a tan-and-brown-striped comforter, which Nebus said could also be important to this case. Law enforcement is asking for public and media cooperation to not approach or distract searchers and canines.

by | July 20, 2017 | 12:32

Over half a dozen houses and as many shops were damaged in the cloudburst, officials said. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Civil administration and senior Police officers rushed to the spot while body of woman has been recovered and operation was in progress to trace the child, he said.

by | July 20, 2017 | 12:10

Stoke fans will be disappointed to see Arnautovic leave, having made 125 league appearances since his arrival at the Britannia Stadium. It was said the east Londoners agreed a £24million price with the Potters for the Austrian global on Tuesday night.

by | July 20, 2017 | 12:10

The Chile worldwide is Guardiola's priority target but Arsenal and Arsene Wenger are adamant that the 28-year-old will not be sold. So Arsene said that, he knows more than me. But the Frenchman said that the sickness that had swept the Arsenal camp, coupled with the severe heat in China and long flights, made for far-from-ideal preparations for another taxing campaign.

by | July 20, 2017 | 12:05

She had won the gold medal at the Federation Cup with a throw of 17.04 metres on June 1. But then, there are chances that she might be stripped of her gold medal she clinched in Bhubaneswar if her confirmatory urine sample "B" test also returns positive.

by | July 20, 2017 | 12:08

The London club scored a late equaliser in a 1-1 draw before beating Bayern Munich on penalties in the opening match of their International Champions Cup campaign in Shanghai on Wednesday, despite a string of players falling ill. The Gunners are now touring China as part of their preparations for the 2017-18 Premier League season, and so far things have been going pretty well.

by | July 20, 2017 | 11:14

The US said that terror organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) continue to operate, train, organise and raise funds inside the country. Indian authorities continued to blame Pakistan for cross-border attacks in Jammu and Kashmir. "LeT's chief Hafiz Saeed (a UN-designated terrorist) continued to address large rallies, although in February 2017, Pakistan proscribed him under relevant provisions of Schedule Four of the Anti-Terrorism Act, thus severely restricting his ...

by | July 20, 2017 | 11:06

Thompson is a big man who was ranked as the No. 71 prospect by Scout.com for the 2018 class before reclassifying. Hunter, a 6-foot-7, 195-pound small forward, is ranked the No. Damezi Anderson was the second commitment for the Hoosiers Tuesday as Miller's inside-out recruiting approach began to took root. However, while now heading to another Big Ten powerhouse in IN, the young small forward also garnered offers from the Butler Bulldogs, Dayton Flyers, Illinois Fighting Illini, Penn State ...

by | July 20, 2017 | 10:53

Appearing in a Bucks County court Wednesday, Judge Jeffrey L. Finley sentenced the pair to serve a minimum of three and a half years up to 7 years in prison on child endangerment charges. Prior to their sentencing, one of the couple's daughters asked the judge to consider the childrens' love for their parents. "It is as though our mother lives on another planet", she said, "instead of being our all-important caregiver as she once was".

by | July 20, 2017 | 10:44

At the time, this indicated a possible upside of 0.09%. Cranswick plc (LON:CWK) has received an average recommendation of "Buy" from the nine research firms that are now covering the company, MarketBeat .com reports. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Friday, May 19 by Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and GBX 900 target. FBR Capital maintained it with "Buy" rating and $4000 target in Tuesday, June 13 report.

by | July 20, 2017 | 10:42

Anushka had flown off to NY last week. Off camera, the duo was seen striking that flawless pose together as Sonam captioned the lovely picture as, "If you are always trying to be normal, you'll never know how unbelievable you can be". Anushka Sharma , who was shooting in NY for Sanjay Dutt biopic, is all set to fly to Mumbai for the promotions of her forthcoming film Jab Harry Met Sejal .

by | July 20, 2017 | 10:33

Trump for the post as Army secretary. Esper has been the top lobbyist for major defence contractor Raytheon since 2010. Esper, the current vice president of government relations at Raytheon, would bring a host of experience in the defense industry and in Washington politics to the post if confirmed .

by | July 20, 2017 | 10:31

The central bank is expected to keep the monthly bond-buying program of?60 billion. The bank is expected to leave its interest benchmark unchanged at zero. Data on Monday confirmed that consumer prices in the euro zone rose 1.3 percent year-on-year in June, in line with market expectations and decelerating from 1.4 percent in May.

by | July 20, 2017 | 09:57

Under the umbrella of transportation agencies regulating aviation, automobiles, rail and highways, of the 43 proposed rules subject to review under an executive order Trump issued at the beginning of his presidency, 34 of them-or 79%-are meant to improve safety, according to a Bloomberg review.

by | July 20, 2017 | 09:47

The survey results suggest some reasons that Democrats have not been able to capitalize yet on voter antipathy toward Trump . The Morning Consult/Politico survey has typically found higher levels of support for Trump than many other polls .