• Tyron Woodley vs Demian Maia confirmed for UFC 214 in California
Tyron Woodley vs Demian Maia confirmed for UFC 214 in California

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will put his belt on the line against Demian Maia at UFC 214 , making it the event's third title fight. Light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is set to face rival Jon Jones in the main event, and Cris "Cyborg" Justino will meet Tonya Evinger for the vacant female featherweight title.

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  • There's still no jury for Martin Shkreli trial
There's still no jury for Martin Shkreli trial

Instead of lying low, though, Shkreli would appear often on Twitter to castigate his critics as morons and imbeciles, presenting himself as a fabulously wealthy investor who could afford his own Picasso or private rap album. Shkreli "took investors' money based on lies and continued to lie to them for months after he had lost all the money", Sriniv...

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  • NHL Expansion Draft weighted in giving Vegas competitive team
NHL Expansion Draft weighted in giving Vegas competitive team

McPhee seems ready to let the games - and negotiations - begin. One player that hockey fans in Nevada can probably expect to see next year is Marc-Andre Fleury of the Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins . The annual awards ceremonies will be held in Las Vegas on Wednesday. Should they select an RFA, the team they are selecting him from wi...

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  • Delhi Assembly: Protester hospitalised after getting thrashed by AAP MLAs
Delhi Assembly: Protester hospitalised after getting thrashed by AAP MLAs

The other protester is reportedly an AAP member from Punjab. "Arrogance of Delhi government and the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is responsible for the violence and anarchy in the Delhi Assembly today (Wednesday)", Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Manoj Tiwari told media persons.

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  • Azam Khan insults Indian Army, levels rape allegations against jawans
Azam Khan insults Indian Army, levels rape allegations against jawans

Khan added: "Armed women killed security forces and the body part they cut off and took away pulled back the curtains uncovering the real life of India.Lady terrorists had chopped off the private parts of jawans; they did this because they had complaints with the specific part of the body".

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  • Next Vice-President of India elections on August 5, counting same day
Next Vice-President of India elections on August 5, counting same day

The term of the present incumbent Hamid Ansari, who has held the post for two consecutive terms, is coming to an end on August 10. Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi along with the Election Commissioners, A.K. "I can not let a ceremonial position keep me away from people", he said. On July 17, national and state legislators will vote for...

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  • Royals to attend special service for Diana
Royals to attend special service for Diana

While she was an extremely public figure, she was also a mother, and dealing with that kind of pain privately proved hard for the young boys. Prince William and Prince Harry were just 15 and 12 when their mother died in a auto crash in Paris in 1997.

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  • Edinburgh Napier building 'features same cladding as Grenfell'
Edinburgh Napier building 'features same cladding as Grenfell'

The company has also pointed out to reporters that it's not responsible for complying with local construction regulations on specific projects. It failed these tests over the weekend, but the council said they have confirmed that "the insulation material used in the cladding on [the blocks] block was of higher quality to that used at Grenf...

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  • Kaspersky products would be banned from Pentagon under Senate bill
Kaspersky products would be banned from Pentagon under Senate bill

Earlier, The Washington Post reported that originally Flynn concealed information on the income from the Russian companies, without mentioning in its declaration receipt from American subsidiary of Kaspersky Lab. For months, United States government officials have voiced concerns about Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab. It is Kaspersky L...

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  • Asylum seeker crisis: Italy threatens to shut ports
Asylum seeker crisis: Italy threatens to shut ports

It has been reported that the government has given its ambassador to the EU, Maurizio Massari , a mandate to raise the issue formally with the European commission to seek permission for a drastic revision of EU asylum procedures, the report says.

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  • China woman accidentally breaks $44000 jade bracelet, faints in shock
China woman accidentally breaks $44000 jade bracelet, faints in shock

However, as she pulled it off, the priceless bangle slipped from her fingers, fell to the tiled ground and broke cleanly into two pieces, reported the People's Daily Online . Shop staff told the woman's family they could pay the $26,000 to resolve the matter, but they only offered back 70,000 yuan, which is about $10,000.

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  • Sheikh Mohammed just saved this church in a United Kingdom village
Sheikh Mohammed just saved this church in a United Kingdom village

Richard McKie, the association's chairman, told The Telegraph: "The majority of the £100,000 target we reached came from the Emir". McKie said the association had had an offer accepted and the deal to save the hall, which will create a couple of jobs, was in the hands of solicitors, while an art exhibition featuring the Godolphin Arabian , one o...

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  • Trump's revised travel ban takes effect from Thursday
Trump's revised travel ban takes effect from Thursday

The federal government has yet to say publicly when the bans will go into effect, but CNN reported that a senior administration official said the ban is to go into effect at 8 p.m. A spokeswoman for the agency told reporters Tuesday that the State Department was still consulting with the Justice Department about the meaning of a key part of t...

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  • Vatican Treasurer and Former Archbishop Charged with Child Sex Offenses
Vatican Treasurer and Former Archbishop Charged with Child Sex Offenses

His Holiness told reporters a year ago he would wait until Australian justice took its course before taking a position on Cardinal Pell, and that his financial controller since 2014 should not undergo trial by media. At the same time , it is important to recall that Cardinal Pell has openly - and repeatedly - condemned as immoral and intolerab...

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  • Brazil's Temer Cancels G20 Attendance Amid Corruption Allegations
Brazil's Temer Cancels G20 Attendance Amid Corruption Allegations

Temer , one-third of his cabinet, four past presidents and dozens of lawmakers are either on trial, facing charges or under investigation for corruption. Investigators have uncovered stunning levels of corruption in recent years engulfing Brazil's political class and business elites. The party is deeply divided, with many members wanting to dista...

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  • China's Xi in Hong Kong for anniversary as protests planned
China's Xi in Hong Kong for anniversary as protests planned

Speaking at a World Trade Center Atlanta luncheon, Mr. Barclay aimed to provide a reality check concerning the economic health of the area, which according to the Heritage Foundation remains the most competitive economy in the world for the 23rd consecutive year.

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  • United States fears Moscow could step up support for North Korea
United States fears Moscow could step up support for North Korea

The aftermath of the incident severely strained diplomatic relations between Kuala Lumpur and Pyongyang and resulted in both countries recalling their ambassadors. -South Korea relationship operates on the basis of something like the North Atlantic Treaty's collective-defense clause, Article 5: any North Korean aggression against South Korea will...

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  • Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years
Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

Iraqi forces have captured two-thirds of the Old City of Mosul , which was the main stronghold of the Islamic State in Iraq , the commander of the federal police said on Sunday. More than 100,000 civilians, of whom half are believed to be children, remain trapped in the crumbling old houses of the Old City, with little food, water or medical...

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  • Tillerson blames Kushner for Trump's vitriol toward Qatar
Tillerson blames Kushner for Trump's vitriol toward Qatar

But the U.S. will be central to finding compromises that would do little damage but allow each side to claim a win, said Hussein Ibish, a scholar on Gulf affairs at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington. "It's now up to Qatar to end its support for extremism and terrorism", Jubeir said via Twitter . After U.S. Secretary of State Rex Ti...

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  • Trump says 'oui' to French leader's Bastille Day invitation
Trump says 'oui' to French leader's Bastille Day invitation

Aside from the ceremonial aspects of the trip, "the two leaders will further build on the strong counter-terrorism cooperation and economic partnership between the two countries, and they will discuss many other issues of mutual concern", the White House said in a statement.

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