Summary Paralympic legend Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson has voiced concerns about a Bill allowing doctors to prescribe terminally ill patients a lethal dose of drugs, after the so-called "right-to-die" debate was reignited this weekend. He said the Church of England had been "surprised" by the content and timing of an article written by Lord Carey in the Daily Mail in which the former head of the Church of England said he had dropped his long-standing opposition to legalising assisted dying. Lord Carey, who was head of the Church of England and spiritual leader of the Anglican Communion between 1991 and 2002, wrote in the Daily Mail that it would not be "anti-Christian" to change the law.
Summary Summer temperatures in Death Valley are known to go over 120 degrees. Dave was also a Mixed Martial Arts fighter in Britain with a professional record of 4-3. The coroner still has Legeno's body while his family makes plans for his funeral.
Summary Srinagar, July 12 (IANS) Two people arrested in connection with a landmine blast managed to escape while six members of the police team escorting them were injured after being attacked by a stone pelting mob here Saturday, police said. Police sources said the team of policemen from Poonch district had come here with an accused from Balakote (Mendhar) town of Poonch who had revealed during interrogation that he had bought the landmine, used to destroy an official building June 25, from a resident of Batmaloo area here. It said on identification by the arrested accused, the police team arrested the man who had allegedly sold the landmine that was used in destroying the naib tehsildar's office in Balakote.
Summary PATNA: Suspected smugglers have killed another blackbuck in Bihar's Buxar district, forest officials said on Saturday. It is the second incident within a month when a blackbuck was found dead in Buxar, about 125 kilometre from here. "We have found the body of a blackbuck near Rasen village Friday," said Sashibhusan Jha, a district forest official.
Summary A computerised draw for allotment of houses will eliminate middlemen and ensure transparency in the process, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel said here today. The draw was held for 772 houses to be constructed in the city, under 'Mukhyamantri Gruh Yojana'. "Since 2012 when the then chief minister Narendra Modi announced building of 50 lakh houses for the urban and rural poor, the state government has already built 2 lakh houses and allotted them to beneficiaries. Another 40,000 to 50,000 houses are in various stages of completion while government plans to build 3 to 4 lakh houses every year," she said.
Summary A three-week buildup of what has been the most fantastic World Cup in my lifetime gave us two semifinals that didn't fit the bill. The next day, neither Holland nor Argentina looked much like they wanted to advance to play the Germans in the final before La Albiceleste did the business in penalty kicks. With the semifinals in the books, Jogi Loew's German side has the obvious advantage in rest but in spirit as well.
Summary In California, a battle is being waged over the latest, and possibly last, big push to curb the consumption of sugary soft drinks by taxing them. His proposal will add 2 cents per ounce to the price of sodas, sports drinks and some juices, raising an estimated $30 million per year for anti-obesity programs. "If this can pass in San Francisco, I believe we will see a lot of energy around the country in cities, in states to try to get this passed elsewhere," Wiener said.
Summary French rider Blel Kadri won 100-mile eighth stage in Gerardmer La Mauselaine. Here they come: The riders bunched in a pack as they cover the 161km eighth stage that started in Tomblaine, near Nancy, north-eastern France. The final 30 kilometres saw the category climbs of the Col de la Croix des Moinats and the Col de Grosse Pierre, while the steep finish at La Mauselaine did its best to separate the challengers from the rest.
Summary A view of the Mahatma Gandhi Bus station in Hyderabad during a bandh, called by Left parties and the Telangana Joint Action Committee over Polavaram project issue on Saturday. Hyderabad : A day-long Telangana bandh called today in protest against the passage of a Bill in Lok Sabha to transfer some mandals of the newly-created state to Andhra Pradesh to aid the construction of the Polavaram project went off peacefully, police said.
Summary BAGHDAD -- Iraqi government soldiers backed by Shiite militias fought Sunni rebels for control of a military base northeast of Baghdad on Saturday, as a United Nations envoy warned of chaos if divided lawmakers do not make progress on Sunday toward forming a government. State television also reported that 24 "terrorists," as the government calls the Sunni militants, had been killed. The Sunni militants had moved toward the base after seizing the town of Sadur just to the north, another security official and witnesses said.
Summary JACKSON, MI - A new fast-food chain is coming to Jackson, but one that shouldn't be completely unfamiliar to long-time residents. Rally's Hamburgers franchisee Paul Amell , who owns several Rally's in metro Detroit, is planning to open one in Jackson at 1095 N. Wisner St., former site of Tim Horton's Cafe. The Rally's Hamburgers is tentatively scheduled to open in October.
Summary NEW YORK - LeBron James' decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers after four seasons with Miami sparked a flurry of reaction Friday around the NBA, across American sports and beyond. "I'm a Heat fan and I'm not even a little upset w Lebron. Cavs fans please save me the 'how about giving us some credit for forgiving him?'". Among the homemade Twitter tributes was an altered movie poster for "Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King," with James' face.
Summary A statement on the Imams Online website says, "Senior British imams have come together to emphasize the importance of unity in the UK and to decree ISIS as an illegitimate, vicious group who do not represent Islam in any way." "We condemn all forms of terrorism, particularly targeting civilians. Jordan supports all efforts seeking to enhance Iraq's security," he pointed out. Judeh said King Abdullah II hd expressed his sympathy and heartfelt condolences to the victims of the attack and wished the injured a speedy recovery.
Summary "It means a lot for this team for all of us to come back and hit the ground running fast. Especially the young guys, if they weren't paying attention at OTAs and minicamp, but to make this Broncos team this year, these cats on defense better be working out because Peyton Manning will make you look crazy." July is a month flush with heady predictions and tedious promises from teams bound to wind up on the trash heap come December. The Broncos have earned the right to push their expectations to the limit.