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Turkish football club Antalyaspor signs midfielder Nasri

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The move has now been announced by Man City , although the deal is subject to global clearance. City are not expected to receive even half of their original asking price in the deal. And that will nicely top up the £170,000-a-week he was pocketing at City across five seasons. West Brom central defender Evans has been linked with a move to the Etihad Stadium in recent weeks, but the Mirror's John Richardson reported City will bid for Gibson if the Baggies refuse their approach. Read More »

Auburn narrowly outside top 10 in preseason AP poll

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This also represents the 59th time that Oklahoma has appeared in the preseason AP poll , second most behind Ohio State (64 times). Wisconsin 10. Oklahoma State 11. This is the best four-year span for Auburn, which is No. 13 in the preseason coaches poll, in the preseason AP poll since an eight-year span in the top 15 from 1983-90. Read More »

Saudi Arabia Says Its King Will Fund Qatari Pilgrims' Trip To Mecca

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Doha Bank QSC is also seeking to raise funds via a private placement of dollar bonds, other people said. But the authenticity of the deal has come into question. The statement noted that the agreement does not include allowing Qatar Airways flights carrying pilgrims. The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has said it has not recorded any death of Nigerian pilgrims since the beginning of the 2017 Hajj Operation in the last three weeks. Read More »

Iraq begins operation to seize Tal Afar

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Gen. Abdul-Amir Jarallah said in a statement on Sunday the forces involved in the offensive were the Army's 9th Armored Division, its 15th and 16th Brigades, counter-terrorism units, federal police and pro-government militias from the Popular Mobilization Forces. Read More »

Classic Aston Martin DBR1 sets auction record at Monterey event

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A 1995 McLaren F1 was auctioned by Bonhams for $15.6m (£12m) to set a record for a modern vehicle at auction. Talk about literally phoning it in. In 2017 logic therefore, Aston DBR1 Jaguar D-Type, by a slim margin. The vehicle is fitted with a 301bhp racing engine, but the original - which increased in power over the years up to around 270bhp - was also thrown into the final price. Read More »

US Box-Office: Anando Brahma Turns Super Hit

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That's the mainstay of this otherwise a run-off-the-mill horror-comedy film. The movie also has Srinivas Reddy , Shakalaka Shankar, Venela Kishore and Thagubothu Ramesh in pivotal roles. NRI Raju (Rajiv Kanakala) puts up his ancestral home in Hyderabad for sale after his parents die under mysterious circumstances. Nobody comes forward to buy that house. Read More »

Secret Service nearing spending limit for protecting Trump

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Despite the unprecedented number of those requiring protection, this is not the first time the Secret Service has had salary issues, as just a year ago Congress had to approve a special payment to cover thousands of hours of unpaid overtime for more than 1,400 agents. Read More »

OH judge wounded in courthouse shooting, suspect killed

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Bruzzese was taken by medical helicopter to a Pittsburgh-area hospital. Jefferson County Common Pleas Judge Joseph Bruzzese was shot as he walked toward the entrance of the courthouse just after 8 a.m., the Herald-Star reported. Neither the suspected shooter nor his suspected accomplice were immediately identified. In a brief update on Facebook, Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said the courthouse would remain closed until further notice. Read More »

Russian air strike kills 200 Daesh militants in Deir Ez-Zor

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Russian air force in Syria has bombed over 20 off-road vehicles equipped with large-caliber weapons and grenade, as well as armored vehicles, including tanks, and heavy-load trucks carrying ammunition. Over 200 militants were also eliminated", the ministry said in a statement. Although IS still controls most of Deir al-Zour province, it has been losing ground fast elsewhere in Syria to the government and to Kurdish-led forces backed by a US-led multinational coalition that is focused on ... Read More »

The United States and South Korea will hold joint military exercises

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NORTH KOREA has warned Australia it has committed a "suicidal act" by pledging its allegiance to the USA and sending defence force members to join military exercises with American and South Korean forces. "North Korea must understand its repeated provocations are what is forcing South Korea and the U.S.to conduct the joint defensive drills, which in turn, keeps the vicious cycle going", Moon told a Cabinet meeting. Read More »

South Korea and USA troops start drills amid Pyongyang nuclear war threat

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Washington and Seoul have said the joint exercises, which have taken place annually for more than 40 years, were a deterrent against North Korea's aggression. But he added that the diplomatic approach "has to be backed with military threat" if North Korea chooses to move forward with destabilizing actions. The move averted a possible conflict after U.S. Read More »

Finnish court identifies knife attack suspect

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Mechkah, an asylum seeker from Morocco who was living in a refugee center, is now in hospital recovering after being shot by police. The case marks the country's first terrorism-related attack. Police investigators said they are exploring possible links to last week's extremist attacks in Spain, where the main suspect at large is Moroccan, as were most of his known accomplices. Read More »

Eclipse watchers keep eye on clouds

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There will be a mixture of sun and clouds across Green Country through the morning then clearing just in time for the eclipse. Any pop-up storms will die down quickly after the sun sets and tonight will be partly cloudy and muggy. Storms are expected by the evening hours as that front passes across the Commonwealth. After the eclipse and everything on Monday is over, the region will be in more of a southwesterly flow on Tuesday , keeping the humidity in place but bringing in even hotter ... Read More »

Hundreds killed in South Asia flooding

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Widespread floods have killed more than 800 people and displaced over a million in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with aid workers warning of severe food shortages and water-borne diseases as rains continue to lash the affected areas. At least 20 per cent of the 28 million people in the landlocked Himalayan state are affected by what the United Nations has called the worst floods to hit the country for 15 years. Read More »

Trump's Blame-Shifting After Charlottesville Drives Cry for Censure

As the coverage of the Charlottesville fallout seemingly escalates by the hour, President Trump took a whack at the press Thursday. He also tweeted , " Robert E. In addition, U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, D-12th, has called for the removal of Confederate statues in North Carolina and in Washington, D.C. Alice Stewart, a former journalist who is now a CNN commentator, said reporters should be discussing Trump's competency with their sources. Read More »

CCTV footage shows Sasikala entering jail in civilian clothes, alleges D Roopa

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D Roopa, who was transferred after accusing Sasikala of bribing top prison officials for undue favours, said she hoped for a thourough investigation. In a report submitted on July 12 to Sathyanarayana Rao, who was DGP (Prisons) then, Roopa as Deputy Inspector of General (Prisons) had said there was "a talk" that Rs two crore had exchanged hands to give preferential treatment to Sasikala and that there were allegations against him also. Read More »

Most GOP Voters Say Trump Will Never Make the Media Happy

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While 46 percent of American adults laid most of the blame on far-right groups, another 40 percent believed both groups were responsible, and 9 percent felt the counter-protesters were the ones most to blame for the violence which cost one woman her life when a auto allegedly drove into a crowd of counter-protesters. Read More »

Hurricane Gert on its way as rainfall warning issued for west

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As Hurricane Gert comes close to ending as it moves across the Atlantic Ocean, the aftermath of the storm is likely to bring heat and humidity to the South of England. Fog will form over the hills where the cloud thickens and it will turn more humid. Temperatures will reach 14 degrees with 20km/h winds. Sweltering, cyclone-assisted weather or not, Gert's fictional cousin, Hurricane Barbara, is still a big jerk. Read More »

Selena Gomez Fans Are Freaking Out Over Her Look-Alike on Instagram

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If that wasn't enough, Selena Gomez is just one of 37 people Solares follows on Twitter , so we're already coming up with conspiracy theories as to whether this is a real-life Parent Trap scenario. Solares, from Mexico, is active on social media with 217,000 fans on Instagram . But we want to know, can you tell these two beauts apart?? Sofia also goes on to say that though she is a huge fan of Selena's , she still wants people to love her for her, not just love her because she ... Read More »

US, South Korean troops start drills amid North Korea standoff

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Joint military exercises by the US and South Korea are only "adding fuel to the fire" on the Korean Peninsula, Pyongyang said on Sunday. At least 75,000 troops will take part in the 10-day war games, a huge-scale, computer-simulated drill created to help American and South Korean forces practice defending South Korea against an invasion, according to the US Defense Department. Read More »

Chinese general criticizes 'wrong' U.S. moves on Taiwan

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Pyongyang has said it was considering plans to fire missiles over Japan towards the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, although North Korean leader Kim Jong Un appears to have delayed the decision. "Our alliance is rock solid, in fact in my personal view this is the greatest alliance on earth", he said as he met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday. Read More »

Atlanta Falcons vs Pittsburgh Steelers scores and updates

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The former Clemson star also opened the 2015 NFL season with a four-game suspension because of multiple violations of the league's substance-abuse policy. Bryant, who had two catches for 20 yards, later fumbled an end-around, but made up for it with a 23-yard reception on a drive that ended with a field goal. Read More »

Prominent US religious conservatives defend Trump after Charlottesville

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Violent clashes between the rally's supporters and counter-protesters escalated when a auto rammed into a crowd of anti-racist demonstrators, killing Ms Heyer and injuring almost 20 others. Trump held a press conference on Monday - two days after the violence, in which he castigated neo-Nazis, white supremacists and the Ku Klux Klan . Read More »

Lawmaker threatens to introduce impeachment articles against Trump

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Sick of hearing "from both sides". In a news conference, Trump said that his initial statement was shaped by a lack of information about the events in Charlottesville . They also called upon the Government and State authorities to adopt effective policies as a matter of priority, to urgently tackle the manifestations of incitement to racial violence. Read More »

'Nonsense to hush Big Ben for four years'

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Speeding up working on the Elizabeth Tower and the clock and bell it houses could be more expensive but if the work is completed in half the time everyone benefits, according to Sir David Amess. When will Big Ben's bell be silenced? Big Ben will not chime regularly until 2021 because of repairs to the tower, the BBCreported. The last regular bong for four years is set to sound out at noon. Read More »

NIA has checked terror funding, says Rajnath

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Speaking at the function, UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath suggested holding a meet every six months between the NIA and state agencies. He said there is 40 per cent decline in Naxal activities and extremist activities in north-east has gone down by 75 per cent. Read More »