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'Mr Silk' McLeod brings joy to Jamaica on Independence Day

'Mr Silk' McLeod brings joy to Jamaica on Independence Day

The man who holds the 12.80sec mark he is after, Aries Merritt of the USA, could only manage a fifth-place finish in the final, so the future of the event now looks to lie at McLeod's quicksilver feet. Defending champion Sergey Shubenkov, the Russian who was competing as an "authorized neutral athlete" with his country's federation still banned from worldwide athletics , clocked 13.14, becoming the first Russian to win a medal in London , while Hungary's Balazs Baji took a surprise bronze in ...


Amritsar: Bomb found from Akal Takhat Express

Amritsar: Bomb found from Akal Takhat Express

Upon examination, it was found out that the object was a low-intensity explosive. The train was going to Amritsar from Kolkata and was stopped after the GRP, Charbagh in Lucknow , got the information, the official said. The bomb was later deactivated by the police and Bomb Disposal Squad. He was killed in the encounter in a joint anti-terror operation along with his co-conspirator at Hakripora village in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on August 1.


Toyota, Mazda consider joint assembly plant in Iowa

Toyota, Mazda consider joint assembly plant in Iowa

According to the Wall Street Journal , people familiar with the project say the companies are eying possible sites in Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. Toyota Motor has made a decision to push back the opening of its new assembly plant in Mexico from 2019 to the first half of 2020, as the company now plans to produce Tacoma pickups instead of Corolla compacts at the plant.


Senior Trump Adviser Explains Why The President Threatened North Korea

Senior Trump Adviser Explains Why The President Threatened North Korea

The power of these sanctions to coerce North Korea will depend largely on whether China will enforce them; we will need to monitor this closely and inform China that secondary sanctions on Chinese banks, an expanded USA naval presence in the region and broader missile defense may be necessary if the existing efforts are unsuccessful.


Florida family discovers 6-foot boa constrictor living in attic

Florida family discovers 6-foot boa constrictor living in attic

A Florida family discovered a six-foot long boa constrictor in the attic of their Englewood home. Over the past few months, van der Herchen's son had a feeling something just wasn't right. His nephew wanted to kill the snake with a spear, but van der Herchen didn't want to go that route, saying it was "animal cruelty". The man estimates the snake had been living in the attic for years.