Summary The Chocolate Factory has found itself in hot water in India, with the country's Central Bureau of Investigation launching a formal investigation into Google Maps for allegedly publishing the location of sensitive locations. Falling foul perhaps to a US-centric mindset, Mountain View neglected to obtain the necessary approval from the official mapping agency, Survey of India. The competition mostly focussed on restaurants and hospitals, according to the Times of India.
Summary The Obama administration has determined that Russia violated a 1987 treaty on intermediate-range missiles by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, a senior administration official said. The official, speaking on the condition of anonymity about bilateral communications, said that "we have notified Russia of our determination and are prepared to discuss this in a senior-level bilateral dialogue immediately." Obama's letter to Putin was first reported online Monday by the New York Times, which said that Russia began testing the missiles in 2008 and that the State Department first raised the possibility of a violation with Russian officials in 2013.
Summary Calgary Flames' prospect Michael Ferland leaves the Calgary Courts Centre during a break in his assault trial on June 9, 2014. He is seeking $50,000 in damages for an assault and battery on him by Eyma, $25,000 for malicious prosecution by Eyma and special damages of $59,245 for legal costs to defend the "malicious criminal prosecution." According to Ferland's statement of claim, filed on Monday by lawyer Michael Bates, he delivered a single punch to Eyma in self-defence in order to end the assault and battery against him after Eyma had sucker-punched him and caused bruising on and around his right eye and cheekbone.
Summary Taxpayers have forked out close to $330,000, including $800 for a door knob, for a border protection media briefing room that hasn't been used since its completion 10 months ago. In Canberra, Mr Morrison has mostly used Parliament House facilities for border protection-related press conferences. In mid-July, he launched a national border targeting centre at the Customs Border Protection headquarters, located across the road from the briefing room.
Summary Among those booked by police were prayer leader Maulvi Hakim and his son Zakariya. Heavy contingents of police have been deployed outside the victims' houses and the hospital where the injured are under treatment. The police have registered the case against more than 500 people, seven of them nominated accused, under sections 302, 436, 148 and 149 of Pakistan Penal Code and Section 7 of Anti-Terrorism Act on the complaint of Bhutta, the father of the deceased children, at the Peoples Colony Station.
Summary The group is going to Israel for nine months under an exchange programme organized by Friends of Israel, a Vadodara-based social organization that promotes cultural and educational exchanges between the two countries. "The idea behind this volunteer programme is to promote the concept of volunteering among youngsters. The volunteers learn a new way of life and return as confident individuals. We have sent many volunteers to Israel over last one decade," said Nikitin Contractor of the Friends of Israel. The date for the departure of the remaining would be decided shortly.
Summary ENGAGE: Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck says the Kiwi company is revolutionising the global space industry. Satellites launched by Electron could remain in orbit for five to seven years and could be used for purposes such as weather prediction, real-time mapping, high-speed internet and climate-change monitoring, he said. A patent was pending on the technology for the rocket.
Summary WHEATFIELD - The Wheatfield Town Board voted unanimously Monday to ban the use and storage of biosolids in the town, except by those who already have permits. "The people in Albany want anaerobic digestion, and just dump it on Niagara County," resident John Wozniak said. "At this point in time I have no trust in the company or the DEC," said Monica Daigler, one of the leaders of the citizen movement against Quasar.
Summary Tales told of conductors, like Harriet Tubman, who made the Underground Railroad function. Exhibits for the center are roughly seven or eight months from being completed and installed, a consultant for the project said Monday during a public meeting in the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute. While slightly limited by space - the facility will be about 3,500 square feet - the project intends to tell the story of the path to freedom along the Underground Railroad, highlighting the region's role in that story.
Summary A YouGov poll found 48% of them say housing costs are to blame. In a statement, Housing Minister Brandon Lewis said measures including the Help to Buy scheme were addressing the issue. "We're determined to ensure anyone who works hard and wants to get on the property ladder has the help they need to do so," he said.
Summary A 13-year-old girl in North Texas was woken up in the middle of the night last week when her Samsung Galaxy S4 caught fire and burned her bed as she slept, the local Fox TV station reported . Ariel Tolfree, who woke up to the burning smell and was unharmed, doesn't have to wonder too much about why her phone combusted a few inches from her head. The Galaxy S4 was running on an unauthorized third-party battery--the part that overheated, swelled, and started the fire--that her dad bought and installed in his daughter's phone.
Summary Death and destruction are coming to cinemas this December. When we last left Middle-earth in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, the titular dragon had been wounded by Bilbo and the band of dwarfs, but was still on its way to Lake Town - which he planned to burn to the ground. As a result, we can expect that things in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies are going to start off on a very dark note, and that's very much reflected in this new trailer.
Summary The change, announced Monday, takes effect Aug. 11, the start of the 2014-15 school year. It is administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. "It's the biggest thing we've seen since free breakfast was introduced in the '60s," said Nadine Mann, director of the child nutrition program for the East Baton Rouge Parish school system.
Summary A trio of Democratic congressmen blasted their Republican colleagues on Monday for reviving attacks against the Affordable Care Act. One of the more positive sounding admonitions from health care reform opponents was that the United States had "the best health care in the world," so why would you mess with it? Well, it's true that if you want the experience the pinnacle of medical care, you come to the United States.