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In Africa, Egypt stay top despite falling four places to position 24 globally. In the ranking released on Thursday from Zurich, Switzerland, Nigeria is ranked 39th in the world and sixth best team in Africa. Fresh from winning the Confederations Cup over the weekend in Russian Federation, world champions Germany are now ranked first globally with former world champions Brazil second.
  • Oklahoma state senator accused of Uber assault

    Oklahoma state senator accused of Uber assault

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    The driver reported the incident to Oklahoma City police June 28, two days after she says it happened. Bryce Marlatt , a Republican state senator from Oklahoma, is being accused of forcefully grabbing and kissing a female Uber driver while she was dropping him off at a hotel.
  • Mortgage rates move up

    Mortgage rates move up

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    Mortgage rates jumped up significantly over the past week, Freddie Mac reported. The seasonally adjusted index of mortgage activity for home purchases, a leading indicator of home sales, rose 1.4 percent in the week ended June 30, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association .
  • Protester arrested at Sen. Flake's Tucson office - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

    Protester arrested at Sen. Flake's Tucson office - KVOA | KVOA.com | Tucson, Arizona

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    The man was among protesters opposed to a health care bill in the U.S. Senate who gathered at Arizona Sen. Prichard was later charged with trespassing, a misdemeanor offense, and "threats and intimidation". As of Thursday, Scalise's condition was downgraded from "fair" to "serious", and he was re-admitted to the intensive care unit at Medstar Washington Hospital due to an infection he contracted.
  • Pence says NASA to reorient towards human spaceflight

    Pence says NASA to reorient towards human spaceflight

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    President Donald Trump re-established the advisory group on Friday. Pence, who is the new chair of the National Space Council , pledged to reconvene the council in the coming months, and plans on "holding the first meeting of the National Space Council before the summer is out".
  • Lil Wayne Drops 4 New Cuts Including A

    Lil Wayne Drops 4 New Cuts Including A "Magnolia" Freestyle

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    Grammy-winning rapper Lil Wayne isn't waiting around for Birdman's approval. This afternoon Wayne quietly dropped off four new tracks through his YouTube page . The four track EP titled In Tune We Trust is filled with features from Gudda Gudda, HoodyBaby, Jeezy, Jay Jones , and Euro. In turn, Hollywood Reporter adds that Weezy has three new demands: a liquidator appointed for Cash Money assets, a permanent injunction, and finally, the freedom to handle the release of his ...
  • Jennifer Lopez premieres new single Ni Tú Ni Yo

    Jennifer Lopez premieres new single Ni Tú Ni Yo

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    The uptempo track is part of Lopez's upcoming album, her first all-Spanish set in a decade, set for release later in September. During the performance, JLo looked phenomenal in a Fausto Puglisi dress and wowed the audience with her fiery vocals and moves.
  • Ratification of GST by JK assembly completed economic integration of country: FM

    Ratification of GST by JK assembly completed economic integration of country: FM

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    And in 2006, the then Finance Minister P Chidambaram spoke of GST in his Budget speech and set 2010 as deadline for rolling out the new indirect tax regime, Jaitley said, adding he could not implement the plan. Calling the GST law a fraud, the JKCC asserted that their opposition is not an issue between traders and the government but is a matter of the dignity of the common citizens of the state.
  • DEVELOPING: Illinois Capitol on Lockdown for Hazmat Situation

    DEVELOPING: Illinois Capitol on Lockdown for Hazmat Situation

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    Bruce Rauner . Democratic Speaker Michael Madigan needs 71 votes to override the governor. At least one of the 15 House Republicans who voted for the tax hike was not expected to be at the Capitol on Thursday. Moody's Investors Service yesterday said the five-billion-dollar tax increase on the table with a new state budget is a positive step forward for the state.
  • Police Say More Arrests Are Possible In Manchester Bombing

    Police Say More Arrests Are Possible In Manchester Bombing

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    Detectives want to question Salman Abedi's younger brother Hashem, who has been detained in Libya, and are "engaging with" British prosecutors and Libyan authorities, Jackson said. Abedi's older brother, Ismail, was among more than a dozen people held and questioned by police in the United Kingdom before being released without charge.
  • Family, friends to mark year since Philando Castile shooting

    Family, friends to mark year since Philando Castile shooting

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    Minnesota legislators set aside $12 million this year to train police in working with diverse communities. The mostly White jury came to the conclusion despite video footage showing the officer shooting at Castile seven times in quick succession during a routine traffic stop.