Summary Lviv (Ukraine) (AFP) - Two Ukrainian mayors have been targeted in separate attacks, authorities said Saturday, with one shot dead while the other's house was hit by an anti-tank rocket. Oleg Babayev, mayor of the central-eastern city of Kremenchuk was killed not far from his home, the interior ministry said. In the other attack, the house of Andry Sadovy, mayor of the western city of Lviv, was hit by a rocket fired late Friday.
Summary What started off as a now-routine protest at one Market Basket location soon escalated into a veritable episode of "Cops," minus the trailing camera crew. As we've seen for more than a week now, workers and customers alike have taken to various Market Basket parking lots wielding signs and voicing strong opinions on the ongoing labor saga surrounding the ouster of the cherished (or, depending on who you ask, reviled ) grocery store chain's CEO. It was more of the same Saturday morning at the Market Basket store on Bridge Street in Lowell, according to Lowell Sun reporter Hiroko Sato, who captured this scene of drivers passing the protesters in the store's parking lot and honking their horns in support.
Summary India's Meena Kumari finished 5th with a total of 194 kgs. Img courtesy OGQ. Apurvi Chandela of India has won the GOLD medal in the event with a total of 206.7 -- super shooting all the way, very consistent and hardly got a shot wrong.
Summary MORADABAD: Many BJP and Congress leaders were today detained in the state in connection with separate protests regarding the recent incidence of violence in Kanth area here. Authorities had yesterday imposed Section 144 here to ward off any possible communal tension in the area as VHP and BJP had planned to stage protests in Kanth town. Clashes had erupted between BJP workers and the police in Kanth on July 4 over holding of a mahapanchayat called by the party to protest removal of a loudspeaker from a temple in A kbarpur village, which led to communal tension in the area.
Summary PATNA: Leader of the Opposition in Bihar Legislative Council, Sushil Kumar Modi today alleged that Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi was misleading the Assembly and confusing the public over non-availability of post-matriculation scholarship for students belonging to Other Backward Castes ( OBC ) and Extremely Backward Castes (EBC). "The Chief Minister yesterday said in the Assembly that the Centre and the state contribute 50 per cent each in the post-matric scholarship scheme. This is wrong as this scheme has been envisaged by Bihar government," Modi told reporters at the BJP state headquarters.
Summary Cheryl Cole is getting her "Mrs C" tattoo removed. The 31-year-old singer has had a consultation with US artist Nikko Hurtado about getting rid of the inking on the back of her neck - which pays tribute to her ex-husband Ashley Cole - following her surprise wedding to Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini, 33, earlier this month.
Summary Glyn Travis, assistant secretary of the Prison Officers' Association (POA), said: "There is a serious incident at HMP Ranby. We know 60 prisoners have been actively involved." A Prison Service spokesman said: "A disturbance involving between 30 and 60 prisoners at HMP Ranby started on one wing at around midday.
Summary Thousands of pro-Palestinian protesters marched in London and Paris on Saturday, calling out against Israel's military operation in the Hamas-controlled Palestinian enclave. According to initial estimates, some 1,500 people turned up mid-afternoon at Republic Square in Paris, brandishing Palestinian flags and the red banners of the far-left New Anticapitalist Party that had called on people to brave the ban and come anyway. Some 2,000 police were mobilized, and many of them were present on the square to stop the rally from moving on to other parts of the French capital.
Summary Atletico Mineiro are awaiting an explanation after Ronaldinho failed to show up for Deco's testimonial, having sought permission to participate in the match in Portugal. SambaFoot adds that Ronaldinho had been given permission to miss a game for his club--Friday's clash with Sport Recife--to attend, but had missed his flight and his whereabouts were unclear. The testimonial ended 4-4, with Deco scoring an imperious goal at the death to level the scores for Porto, with contributions from the likes of Lionel Messi and Samuel Eto'o lighting up the evening.
Summary As Israel and Hamas appeared to maintain a 12-hour ceasefire Saturday and amid talks of extending that period, the IDF released several videos documenting its activities in the Gaza Strip as part of Operation Protective Edge. Another soldier then shows explosives rigged inside the basement, masked to look like parts of a chicken coop. In another video troops huddle by a civilian home as one of the soldiers points to a bomb by the house and says: "This is a bomb called a claymore. As you can see Hamas uses the homes of the civilian population and places bombs inside them."
Summary Chris Christie and Rand Paul, likely rivals in the 2016 GOP presidential race, have found a new wedge issue: weed. The question is whether or not to continue prosecuting the federal government's drug war. In a visit to the key presidential swing state of Colorado this week, New Jersey Governor Christie firmly portrayed himself as a hawk in that war -- even as new data show crime plummeting in Denver in the months after Colorado legalized recreational marijuana.
Summary Dancers pirouette across Celtic park in giant teacake costumes at the Glasgow 2014 opening ceremony. "It's quite humbling but we really had nothing to do with the ceremony at all. "The organisers approached us to use the image of the tea cakes. "It's humbling to think the organisers think so much of the product to include it in the opening ceremony." Sales of the tea cakes have soared after they featured in the ceremony.
Summary HANOVER, Penn. -- A homeowner in Pennsylvania says her house is haunted with ghosts, demons and a "shadow man". "It was really strange, I've never felt anything like it before," he said. The homeowner says she has photos of people with scratches inside her home.
Summary Pillow fights and hair-braiding doesn't have to be just for kids. Every sleepover needs the basics, like junk food, ouija boards and scrunchies. But not every sleepover has the essentials -- those rare items that turn a good slumber party into a legendary one.