Summary KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - Two female suicide bombers blew themselves up at a trade show and a petrol station in northern Nigeria's biggest city of Kano on Monday, killing one other person and injuring at least six others, police and a military source said. "A show was going on at the trade fair complex. A young lady wearing a veil came and sought to enter. At the point when she was being searched by security at the gate, she detonated an explosion, which killed her and injured six others," Kano police command spokesman Magaji Majiya said.
Summary NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that left the suspect dead and two federal marshals and a police officer wounded. The law enforcement officials' exact injuries are unclear. Mayor Bill de Blasio says the three are stable and that, ''We pray everything we are hearing is true and that these officers will be OK in the long run.''.
Summary Windows Phone , the land of dynamic live tiles of various sizes, will soon be a little more like iOS and Android: An update to the platform will introduce the ability to drag several live tiles into a single folder on the home screen. Folders arriving on Windows Phone could has both positive and negative implications. On the one hand, it's a concession that the design philosophy was perhaps flawed from the beginning.
Summary Greg Orman, candidate for U.S. Senate (June 5, 2014). The Senate race has tacked to the right as U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Dodge City, tries to fend off a challenge from Tea Party candidate Milton Wolf in the Aug. 5 Republican primary. But Orman offered a centrist message on the steps of the Kansas Statehouse on Monday.
Summary Wall Street has gone to some extreme lengths to get rich. In the hyper-competitive environment, everyone needs to be smart, fast, and ruthless. From group habits to strange idiosyncrasies, Wall Streeters have opted for some unorthodox methods to try and improve their trading. . Here are some of the most bizarre things people have done, all in the name of the trade.
Summary By Associated Press July 28 at 1:38 PM. WASHINGTON -- The White House says it expects the European Union to impose new sanctions this week against Russia, including against key sectors of the Russian economy, and that the United States will implement additional measures as well.
Summary Businessman Edward Heaton was meeting a client at the Wellesley. Water joke! Edward Heaton was charged PS75 for the three bottles at the Wellesley Hotel in Knightsbridge. But when the property buying agent asked for the bill he was staggered to be charged PS75. It emerged the Wellesley - a five-star hotel which charges PS600 a night for a suite - operates a minimum charge of PS25 per person when using its bar after 4pm.
Summary SHILLONG: At least 92,000 children below five years of age in Meghalaya were affected by diarrhoea in 2013-14 which was also responsible for high infant mortality rate (IMR) in the state. "In Meghalaya, 92,000 cases of diarrhoea in children under five have been recorded in the year 2013-14 and most of these cases were recorded in West Khasi Hills, East and West Jaintia Hills district," Dr Y Shabong, paediatrician at the Ganesh Das Hospital said at a programme on diarrhoea.
Summary REVERE, Mass. -- A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern half of the U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees were uprooted. "This isn't something you expect to happen when you wake up in the morning," he said. The National Weather Service's office in Massachusetts said it was the first tornado in Suffolk County, which includes the city of Boston and the northern communities of Revere, Chelsea and Winthrop, since the agency began keeping records on them in 1950.
Summary Margot Adler is a NPR correspondent based in NPR's New York Bureau. Most recently she has been reporting on the controversy surrounding the proposed Islamic Cultural Center near Ground Zero. Other recent pieces have focused on the effect of budget cuts on education, flood relief efforts by the Pakistani community in the United States, the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy, and the battles over the September 11th memorial as well as the continuing human story in New York City in the years since the attacks.
Summary One creative dad has come up with a quick and easy solution for a North Texas summer staple - the water balloon fight. Bunch O Balloons ?. "My kids and I love water balloons. While I sat there for hours filling and tying, I tried to think of ways to make it faster and easier," he said.
Summary Given 20th Century Fox is seemingly more focused on its PG-13 team-oriented Marvel Comics properties as of late, it's become less likely that Ryan Reynolds will ever get to redeem reprise his X-Men Origins: Wolverine role as Wade Wilson in the long-anticipated, R-rated, and Tim Miller-directed Deadpool movie. However, back in 2012, the Merc with a Mouth's creator, Rob Liefeld, revealed that Miller, who signed on to helm the solo adaptation back in 2011, had developed test footage with his visual effects company Blur Studio.
Summary A Facebook page calling for the death of Israeli Jews does not violate the social network's "community standards," according to multiple messages sent by Facebook in response to user complaints. The page in question , is named, "Death to zionst baby killer israeli jews." The page, which spells "Zionist" incorrectly, features an Image of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a vampire with blood dripping down his chin as he feasts on a child.
Summary The song premieres Tuesday, July 28, and could catapult Fences into Hot 100 territory. Once Macklemore was added to the track, he said Lewis was the obvious choice for production. "He was by far the best person to wrap it up and put the bow on it," he said.