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July, 2017

  • 15 July

    Pelicans to sign Rajon Rondo, giving them 4 ex-Cats on next season’s roster

    Pelicans to sign Rajon Rondo, giving them 4 ex-Cats on next season's roster Lexington Herald LeaderReport: Rajon Rondo agrees to one-year deal with Pelicans Comcast SportsNet ChicagoRajon Rondo Signs 1-Year Deal With Pelicans: Report NBC ChicagoFull coverage

  • 15 July

    Crews Battling Whittier Fire Brace for Weekend Sundowner Winds

    Crews Battling Whittier Fire Brace for Weekend Sundowner Winds NoozhawkWhittier Fire In Santa Barbara County Grows To 17000 Acres LAistFull coverage

  • 15 July

    ‘Wrinkle in Time’: Ava DuVernay Unveils Magical First Trailer at D23

    'Wrinkle in Time': Ava DuVernay Unveils Magical First Trailer at D23 Hollywood ReporterWatch the dazzling first trailer for Ava DuVernay's A Wrinkle in Time EW.com (blog)'A Wrinkle in Time': Watch First Trailer for Disney's Live-Action Movie Variety'A Wrinkle in Time' first trailer dazzles with big stars, big ideas CNETA Wrinkle in Time first look: Oprah, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, and more EW.comFull coverage

  • 15 July

    G.G Kariuki to Be Buried Even as Man Files Paternity Suit

    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Laikipia Senator the late G.G Kariuki will be buried at his Rumuruti home on Friday even as a man claiming to be his son filed a case in court demanding recognition.

  • 15 July

    Pomp, Color and Fanfare as Rooney and Co Dazzle Tanzania

    [Capital FM] Dar es Salaam -Close to 50,000 fans thronged the national stadium in Dar es Salaam on Thursday evening as English Premier League side Everton played record Kenyan champions Gor Mahia in a pre-season friendly.

  • 15 July

    Farah to Race in Birmingham Diamond League

    [Capital FM] London -Organisers have announced the four-time Olympic champion Mo Farah will be on the slate at the Müller Grand Prix Birmingham, the 12th stop of the 2017 IAAF Diamond League, on August 20.

  • 15 July

    President Kenyatta Calls for End to Political Intolerance, Says Unity Key to Progress

    [Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today called for an end to growing intolerance on all sides of the political divide, saying that a peaceful electoral process was key to securing a prosperous Kenya beyond August 8, 2017.

  • 15 July

    23-Year-Old Wants to Be Nairobi Senator, Rejects Handouts Culture

    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Suzanne Lengewa Silantoi's campaign caravan consisting of a van and a four wheel drive vehicle makes its way into the Lunga Lunga informal settlement where she is on a vote hunting mission to try and convince the residents that they need to vote for her.

  • 14 July

    Bush Sr.’s letter of advice to his family widely shared following Trump Jr. scandal

    Bush Sr.'s letter of advice to his family widely shared following Trump Jr. scandal Miami HeraldClinton poses between Bush statues in viral photo The Hill (blog)Bill Clinton and George W. Bush discuss embracing gratitude after the White House QuartzFull coverage

  • 14 July

    Why Obama-era education policies may be rolled back

    Why Obama-era education policies may be rolled back Press-EnterpriseBetsy DeVos echoes 'men's rights' activists on campus rape ThinkProgressBetsy DeVos Needs to Listen to Survivors New York TimesFull coverage

  • 14 July

    Judge Throws Out Conviction Of Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions

    Judge Throws Out Conviction Of Woman Who Laughed At Jeff Sessions NPRJudge tosses conviction of woman who laughed during Sessions hearing The Hill (blog)Code Pink activist who disrupted Sessions' hearing gets new trial Hot AirFull coverage

  • 14 July

    ‘Star Wars’ land won’t be recreating favorite fan scenes, but what does that mean for the cantina?

    'Star Wars' land won't be recreating favorite fan scenes, but what does that mean for the cantina? Los Angeles TimesCarrie Fisher, Stan Lee Honored in Emotional Disney Legends Ceremony Hollywood ReporterBillie Lourd Pens Touching Acceptance Speech for Carrie Fisher's Disney Legends Award E! OnlineDisney shoots off a sneak peek at Star Wars Land CNETStar Wars-Inspired Land Model | Disney Parks YouTubeFull coverage

  • 14 July

    Honda unveils new Accord as midsize cars fall out of favor

    Honda unveils new Accord as midsize cars fall out of favor ABC NewsHonda holds global reveal for 2018 Accord in Detroit Detroit Free PressHonda sports up its sedan line with the 2018 Accord Los Angeles Times2018 Honda Accord First Look: Lower, Wider, Shorter Motor TrendFull coverage

  • 14 July

    Kenya: World Under-18 Athletics Championships Begin

    Fans will be treated to four days of athletics extravaganza as World Under-18 Athletics Championship begins on Wednesday in Nairobi. President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected at Kasarani Stadium to preside over the opening ceremony of the global track and field championships.

  • 14 July

    Kenya: 3 dead as extremists kidnap top government official

    NAIROBI, Kenya - Suspected al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremists briefly took hostage a top Kenya government official in the country's volatile southeast, leaving three people dead, officials and police sources said Thursday. It was the highest-profile kidnapping by al-Shabab in the East African nation, raising security concerns ahead of next month's election.

  • 14 July

    Mobbed, robbed, accused of witchcraft, pollsters in Kenya say they’re misunderstood

    They've been kidnapped by bandits, accused of witchcraft, arrested, robbed, and swept away by flash floods. They've also been mobbed by angry voters and confronted by men offended that their wives are being interviewed instead of them.

  • 14 July

    Kenya Beheadings: Radical Islamists Target Christians

    Village Muslims in the Pandanguo settlement of Lamu County helped Islamic extremists from the Somalia-based Al Shabaab identify locations where the Christians resided, a survivor of the attack told Morning Star News from a hospital in Mpeketoni. Several of the victims were beheaded.

  • 14 July

    FEMA Announces Funding Awards to Prepare Communities for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks

    Federal Emergency Management Agency officials announced today funding awards for the Fiscal Year 2016 Program to Prepare Communities for Complex Coordinated Terrorist Attacks . The CCTA Program will provide $35.94 million to selected recipients to improve their ability to prepare for, prevent, and respond to complex coordinated terrorist attacks in collaboration with the whole community.

  • 14 July

    Kipkemoi Out to Beat Personal Best in 2000m SC Final

    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Leonard Kipkemoi will be out to beat his Personal Best when the Boys 2000m steeplechase final will run on Sunday, the last day of the 2017 IAAF World U18 Championships at the Moi International Sports Centre Kasarani.

  • 14 July

    Gor Tactical, Technical Show Impresses Koeman

    [Capital FM] Dar es Salaam -Everton manager Ronald Koeman was left full of praise of Kenyan Premier League leaders Gor Mahia after they pushed them to the line before winning 2-1 in a pre-season friendly match in Tanzania on Thursday.