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Demand for ice cream helps heat up supermarket sales

Demand for ice cream helps heat up supermarket sales

While all four of the UK's biggest supermarkets reported higher sales over the three months to 17 June compared to the same period last year - the first time this has happened for about four years - Tesco enjoyed the biggest rise, with trade up 4.2%.


Manchester United's 2017/18 Premier League fixtures

Manchester United's 2017/18 Premier League fixtures

Newcastle United will kick off the 2017-18 Premier League campaign with a home game against Tottenham Hotspur , beaten 5-1 on their last visit to St James's Park, on August 12. Still, this is another crucial game for Arsenal , which will set the tone going into the holiday period. Pochettino's side have five home games and will therefore look to improve in one of the areas they struggled in during the 2016/17 campaign.


North Korea says US student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

North Korea says US student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

The University of DE has cut ties with an adjunct professor who suggested that Otto Warmbier , a college student whose death last week after being imprisoned in North Korea drew worldwide attention, was a "clueless white male" who "got exactly what he deserved".


Man accused of murdering 5-year-old son arrested in Las Vegas

Man accused of murdering 5-year-old son arrested in Las Vegas

He was arrested Friday after authorities uncovered enough evidence to suspect he had murdered his son, Aramazd Andressian Jr., District Attorney Jackie Lacey said in a news conference. The elder Andressian has been uncooperative and has allegedly given false information to investigators since he was placed under suspicion, Mendoza said.


Opposition's presidential nominee Meira Kumar joins Twitter

Opposition's presidential nominee Meira Kumar joins Twitter

Kumar said she will fight the Presidential election on the ideologies of democratic values, equality and social justice, and would begin her campaign from Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat. Both Kumar and Kovind are Dalits. Asked how far is the appeal relevant, she said it is "all the more relevant" at present times. She also played down the issue of Nitsh Kumar's Janata Dal-United (JD-U) deciding to support NDA's Kovind and not her .


Israel bombards Hamas positions in Gaza

Israel bombards Hamas positions in Gaza

Strikes were recorded in at least three locations in Gaza , Palestinian security sources and eyewitnesses said, with Hamas bases struck near the southern city of Rafah and Gaza City, as well as open land southeast of Gaza City. Israel waged a devastating 51-day military onslaught on the Gaza Strip in mid-2014 in which more than 2,300 Palestinians were killed and tens of thousands injured.