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Al Qaeda chief urges kidnappings of Westerners for prisoner swaps - SITE | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

Al Qaeda chief urges kidnappings of Westerners for prisoner swaps - SITE | Reuters

ISLAMABAD Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has appeared in an audio interview calling on fighters to take Western hostages and exchange them for jailed jihadists, the monitoring service SITE Intelligence Group said on Sunday. In recording posted online, Al-Zawahiri called on the global militant network to kidnap Westerners "until they liberate the last Muslim male prisoner and last Muslim female prisoner in the prisons of the Crusaders, apostates, and enemies of Islam," according to SITE. #Argentina #Economy #India #Islam #United States
'Brain training' cut dementia risk in healthy adults - U.S. study | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

'Brain training' cut dementia risk in healthy adults - U.S. study | Reuters

CHICAGO A computerized brain training program cut the risk of dementia among healthy people by 48 percent, U.S. researchers said on Sunday in reporting an analysis of the results of a 10-year study. #Business #Entertainment #Health #Innovation #Middle East #science #United States
ITF clears Russian tennis team for Rio Olympics after IOC decision against blanket ban

Jul 24, 2016

ITF clears Russian tennis team for Rio Olympics after IOC decision against blanket ban

Russia's eight-strong tennis team for the Rio Olympics was cleared to play by the International Tennis Federation on Sunday after the International Olympic Committee opted against a blanket ban for state-backed sports doping. #blanket ban #Doping #ICO #ITF #Olympics 2016 #Rio 2016 #Rio Olympics #Russia #Sports #Tennis
Sanders says would prefer Elizabeth Warren over Kaine as vice presidential pick | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

Sanders says would prefer Elizabeth Warren over Kaine as vice presidential pick | Reuters

WASHINGTON Former Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders said Sunday he would have preferred to see Hillary Clinton select someone like Senator Elizabeth Warren for the vice presidential spot over Senator Tim Kaine. "I have known Tim Kaine for a number of years...Tim is a very, very smart guy #Business #Entertainment #Hillary Clinton #India #markets #United Kingdom
Democratic party chair to lose convention role in wake of e-mail leak: CNN | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

Democratic party chair to lose convention role in wake of e-mail leak: CNN | Reuters

WASHINGTON Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will no longer preside over the party's convention this week after a leak of Democratic party emails appeared to show efforts to actively discredit Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders'campaign, CNN reported Sunday. The party's Rules Committee rescinded Wasserman Schultz's role as the chair of the convention, which begins Monday, and will replace her with Marcia Fudge, an Ohio Congresswoman, CNN reported, citing a DNC source. #article #Business #Entertainment #India #United Kingdom
Los Angeles-area wildfire spreads, motorist found dead | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

Los Angeles-area wildfire spreads, motorist found dead | Reuters

A huge wildfire in the Los Angeles area spread another 2,000 acres overnight and appeared to have killed a motorist whose remains were found in a charred vehicle in the fire's path, officials said on Sunday. This brought to 22,000 acres -- or 34 square miles -- the total area enveloped by the wildfire, which has forced hundreds of evacuations and is casting a dark haze over parts of Southern California. #Argentina #Fire #India #Middle East #United States
EXCLUSIVE: Tesla, SolarCity close to merger agreement - sources | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Tesla, SolarCity close to merger agreement - sources | Reuters

Tesla Motors Inc and SolarCity Corp have made progress in putting together a deal that will merge the electric car maker and the solar panel installer, people familiar with the matter said. The two companies, which count billionaire Elon Musk as a major shareholder, are in the final stages of carrying out due diligence on each other, and could agree on the terms of a deal in the coming days, though it is still possible that their negotiations end unsuccessfully, the people said on Saturday. It could not be learned whether SolarCity would be successful in including a go-shop provision in a merger agreement with Tesla that would allow it to continue to solicit bids from other potential buyers for a short period of time #Argentina #Business #Entertainment #France #Middle East #science #Sports
G20 will use 'all policy tools' to lift growth as Brexit weighs | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

G20 will use 'all policy tools' to lift growth as Brexit weighs | Reuters

CHENGDU, China The world's biggest economies will work to support global growth and better share the benefits of trade, policymakers said on Sunday after a meeting dominated by the impact of Britain's exit from Europe and fears of rising protectionism. #Argentina #article #Business #Entertainment #Foreign policy #markets #Middle East
Syrian government air strikes put 4 hospitals out of action - monitor | Reuters

Jul 24, 2016

Syrian government air strikes put 4 hospitals out of action - monitor | Reuters

BEIRUT Syrian government air strikes overnight put four hospitals in Aleppo province out of action, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday. #Argentina #Business #crisis #Europe #Syria #United Kingdom #United States
Premier Futsal: Ryan Giggs-led Mumbai crowned champions after beating Kochi on penalties

Jul 24, 2016

Premier Futsal: Ryan Giggs-led Mumbai crowned champions after beating Kochi on penalties

Mumbai 5's were on Sunday crowned inaugural Premier Futsal champions after defeating Kochi 5's via sudden death in the penalty shootout in Mapusa on Sunday. #India #KickingAround #Kochi #Michel Salgado #Mumbai #Premier Futsal #Ryan Giggs #Sports