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United States tourist dead after tour boat explodes in the Bahamas United States tourist dead after tour boat explodes in the Bahamas
- July 03, 2018

The U.S. Coast Guard responded to the scene, transporting injured Americans to St. Pete using an HC-130 Hercules helicopter from its Clearwater station. The boat burst into flames shortly after 9 a.m. The tragedy shocked a member of Parliament for Exumas, Chester Cooper , who took to Facebook and said an American woman had died in the explosion. (more...)
U.S. holds talks on next steps with North Korea U.S. holds talks on next steps with North Korea
- July 03, 2018

While Pyongyang has stopped missile and nuclear weapons tests, "there's no evidence that they are decreasing stockpiles or that they have stopped their production", an official told NBC News in the US. Recent think-tank analyses using satellite imagery suggest that Pyongyang may even be expanding some facilities linked to its missile and nuclear programs. (more...)
Crews scramble to protect homes from fierce California wildfire Crews scramble to protect homes from fierce California wildfire
- July 03, 2018

The largest blaze, the Spring Fire in southern Colorado, has burned almost 57,000 acres, destroyed an unknown number of structures, and has forced the evacuations of hundreds of residents, fire officials said. According to a Calfire update at 7 p.m. today, the wildfire stands at 13,850 acres and is 73 percent contained, with full containment expected on July 3. (more...)
'Dead' woman found alive in South Africa morgue fridge 'Dead' woman found alive in South Africa morgue fridge
- July 03, 2018

Later, paramedics from Distress Alert Ambulance Services arrived with their operations manager Gerrit Bradnick. Ambulance service Distress Alert confirmed that the unnamed woman had been certified dead by paramedics at the scene of the pile-up outside of Carletonville, southwest of Johannesburg , in the early hours of June 24. (more...)
Notorious gangster in helicopter prison break Notorious gangster in helicopter prison break
- July 03, 2018

She suggested that Faid had been left in the same prison for too long, giving the serial fugitive, who had professed to have reformed, time to plot his escape. French media reported that three men took the helicopter pilot hostage at a flying club in the Paris region. Faid's brother has been detained. The pilot was later released with no physical injuries, according to AP. (more...)
Canada Imposes Retaliatory Tariffs on US Goods Canada Imposes Retaliatory Tariffs on US Goods
- July 03, 2018

Canada imposed tariffs on about $12.5 billion worth of USA goods, meant to be proportional to steel and aluminum tariffs imposed by the United States in June. But he lifted the exemptions the same week he met with Group of Seven leaders in Quebec last month. Trump railed against his trading partners during the meeting, according to sources, and withdrew his support for a joint communiqué after leaving the summit, angering and bewildering some of Washington's closest allies. (more...)
Bali airport forced to close amid volcanic ash Bali airport forced to close amid volcanic ash
- July 03, 2018

Customers could also opt for the full amount of their booking as a credit voucher. The carrier also postponed five other Bali flights. The airline offered customers whose flights were cancelled the option to select a new travel date within 14 days, or obtain a credit or full refund. (more...)
Trump says his U.S. Supreme Court pick will be 'outstanding'
- July 03, 2018

Collins, who supports abortion rights, will provide a crucial vote in the upcoming confirmation process. "You don't overturn precedent unless there's a good reason", Graham said . The White House counsel told me that there have been a few additional potential nominees added to that list. Trump told reporters Friday that he plans to begin interviewing candidates Monday and name his nominee by July 9 . (more...)
Thai rescuers locate missing boys and coach alive in cave Thai rescuers locate missing boys and coach alive in cave
- July 03, 2018

He added: "If the dives are hard then supply will be hard, but the risk of trying to dive them out is also exponentially greater". There have also been suggestions that drilling could be another way to get to the boys, and to help them out. (more...)
Senate panel approves Harry Harris as USA ambassador to S Korea Senate panel approves Harry Harris as USA ambassador to S Korea
- July 03, 2018

U.S. experts from the group 38 North who track developments in North Korea are saying that latest commercial satellite imagery from June 21, about ten days after the Trump-Kim summit , "indicates that improvements to the infrastructure at North Korea's Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center are continuing at a rapid pace". (more...)
Sen. Susan Collins Won't Support A Supreme Court Nominee Who Opposes Roe Sen. Susan Collins Won't Support A Supreme Court Nominee Who Opposes Roe
- July 03, 2018

Trump also spoke about recent comments made by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) calling for people to harass Trump officials in public and said that between those comments and the increasing number of Democrats calling to abolish ICE, he thinks Democrats will "never win another election". (more...)
Red Hen protester allegedly threw chicken feces at eatery, police say Red Hen protester allegedly threw chicken feces at eatery, police say
- July 03, 2018

Friday night, the owner of an unaffiliated Red Hen located some 200 miles away in Lexington, VA, asked Sanders to leave because owners and staff didn't agree with her politics. Huckabee said the NY eatery "looks like my kind of place!" Earlier this week, Teigen responded to Sanders' tweet about getting booted from the Red Hen . (more...)
Redoine Faid uses helicopter getaway in French prison escape
- July 02, 2018

In April 2013, Faid staged another shameless jailbreak by pulling a gun from his bag in the visitor's room of the prison near Sequedin in northern France and taking four prison guards hostage. All the hostages were released unharmed. Faid was eventually recaptured six weeks later at a hotel in an industrial area on the outskirts of Paris . (more...)
Missing Thai boys 'found alive' in caves, Thai provincial governor says Missing Thai boys 'found alive' in caves, Thai provincial governor says
- July 02, 2018

The boys have been provided with energy gel to eat, the Thai navy SEAL unit said on its official Facebook page. The water level has risen because of the monsoon rains . Divers inch further into the cave taking advantage of the brief break in bad weather. Scores of divers - including foreign experts - have been sent into the cave with hundreds of oxygen tanks, establishing a base camp inside the chambers over the weekend. (more...)
Boys and coach found alive in cave
- July 02, 2018

The search for the boys has gripped the nation, with news bulletins dominated by updates on progress made by a mammoth rescue effort involving more than 1,000 personnel. In this handout photo released by Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center, Thai rescue teams walk inside a cave complex in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand , Monday, July 2, 2018. (more...)
Iran to allow private sector to export oil, beat USA sanctions
- July 02, 2018

President Trump said in an interview with Maria Bartiromo on Sunday that the administration would "absolutely" impose secondary sanctions on European companies if they do business with Iran. That's what we're doing. The U.S. President has been very active in urging OPEC to start pumping more oil in a bid to tackle rising prices at the pump at home ahead of mid-term elections. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation stopped Fourth of July terrorist plot in Cleveland Federal Bureau of Investigation stopped Fourth of July terrorist plot in Cleveland
- July 02, 2018

An undercover agent had been speaking with Mr Pitts about his intentions. Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said the public should still contact officials if they notice anything suspicious during the July 4 holiday. Pitts shot videos of potential targets such as a federal building and U.S. Coast Guard station and then turned over the phone last week, believing the photos and videos would be given to al-Qaida members, the document said. (more...)
Divers with extra supplies advance in flooded cave passageway
- July 02, 2018

That also begets the question: "If the dives are hard then supply will be hard, but the risk of trying to dive them out is also exponentially greater". Scores of divers - including foreign experts - have been sent into the cave with hundreds of oxygen tanks, establishing a base camp inside the chambers over the weekend. (more...)
Democrats warn rights are 'on the line' in coming Supreme Court fight Democrats warn rights are 'on the line' in coming Supreme Court fight
- July 02, 2018

President George H.W. Bush picked one solid conservative (Clarence Thomas) and one (David Souter) who was not. According to the Washington Post , the 53-year-old circuit judge has previously argued presidents "should not be distracted by civil lawsuits, criminal investigations or even questions from a prosecutor or defense attorney while in office" - a view that would likely be welcomed by Trump , who has warred against the ongoing investigation into his 2016 presidential campaign, along ... (more...)
Greece and Spain agree to take back asylum seekers from Germany Greece and Spain agree to take back asylum seekers from Germany
- July 02, 2018

The political agreement issued on 29 June 2018 details new migration proposals which include plans for "controlled centres" for asylum seekers and migrants in European Union states, and "regional disembarkation platforms" to disembark those rescued at sea outside Europe. (more...)
I 'probably won't' ask Supreme Court nominees about Roe v. Wade I 'probably won't' ask Supreme Court nominees about Roe v. Wade
- July 02, 2018

That possibility has left many looking to two pro-choice Republican senators, Sens. Collins hit back against this suggestion, pointing to her bipartisan record in the Senate and thorough vetting of Supreme Court picks. CNSNews.com asked Paul on Friday whether he wants President Donald Trump to nominate a judge who thinks "an unborn child with a beating heart is a "person" entitled to equal protection of the law under the 14th Amendment". (more...)
Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, says he'll put family first Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, says he'll put family first
- July 02, 2018

Here's what he said to George Stephanopoulos on 'GMA '. "My wife, my daughter and my son have my first loyalty and always will-I put family and country first", he said, repeating the refrain in different ways twice more . Petrillo is a former federal prosecutor who was once head of the criminal division of the US Attorney's Office in Manhattan. Cohen's comments to ABC News signalled that he may abandon Trump and cooperate with prosecutors investigating his business dealings. (more...)
Child-lifting rumour kills 5 in Dhule village Child-lifting rumour kills 5 in Dhule village
- July 02, 2018

Bipin Bihari, additional director general (law and order), Maharashtra Police, said the men belonged to the Gosai community, members of which have been spotted in areas of Mangalpada, Kolhapur and Dhule. The number of people on the street in Rainpada was exceptionally high, as they had gathered for the weekly bazaar. In Jalna, the local BJP legislator was involved in a similar attack on some persons. (more...)
Republican Capitalists Smell the Danger of Trump’s ‘FART Act’
- July 02, 2018

Donald Trump's administration is prepared to abandon numerous "fundamental World Trade Organization rules" that are now in place, according to a leaked document obtained by Axios . But many diplomats say quitting the WTO would not be in the USA interest, and the WTO has said it has never had any indication of Mr Trump intending to leave. (more...)
Amid Row Over Border Crisis, Melania Trump Visits Migrant Children Amid Row Over Border Crisis, Melania Trump Visits Migrant Children
- July 02, 2018

First lady Melania Trump makes another visit to the southwest border to visit a migrant detention center . She then greeted border patrol agents gathered for her visit, according to reporters. "She thinks that it's important that children stay with their families". But the first lady's husband undercut the no-message message by tweeting that she was saying she really doesn't care about the "fake news" media. (more...)
Senators Discuss Abortion Rights as Trump Mulls Supreme Court Pick
- July 02, 2018

Collins told ABC's "This Week" program, "I told [Trump] that I was looking for a nominee that would demonstrate a respect for precedent". "It has been established as a constitutional right for 45 years and was reaffirmed 26 years ago", Collins told ABC. (more...)
Neighbors call police on 12-year-old boy cutting grass Neighbors call police on 12-year-old boy cutting grass
- July 02, 2018

A little boy who set up his own lawn mowing business to help his community has had the police called on him by an angry neighbour. "I'm so very proud of my son", Reggie's mother told FOX 13. Reggie's Lawn Cutting Service. "They said I was cutting their grass", Field told local news station WEWS News 5. Now, the boy, who's been working hard to buy more equipment and grow his business, is getting several messages from potential customers. (more...)
Reports Show Lopez Obrador With Landlside Win in Mexico Election Reports Show Lopez Obrador With Landlside Win in Mexico Election
- July 02, 2018

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has led opinion polls throughout a campaign marred by more than 100 murders of politicians by suspected drug gangs. Seeking to soothe, he has recruited a team of market-friendly advisers and backpedaled on his most controversial proposals, including reversing outgoing President Enrique Pena Nieto's landmark energy reform, which privatized the oil sector. (more...)
Modi condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan Modi condemns terrorist attack in Afghanistan
- July 02, 2018

Nangarhar health officials said that 17 of 20 dead in the attack are from the minority Hindu and Sikh community. Avtar Singh Khalsa, a leader belonging to the Sikh community, was also killed in the attack. No group immediately asserted responsibility for it. Taliban insurgents and affiliates of the Islamic State militant group are active in the province. (more...)
European Union warns United States of major hit if car tariffs imposed
- July 02, 2018

He did, however, double down on Sunday, saying in an interview with Fox News that: "The European Union is possibly as bad as China, just smaller.It is awful what they do to us", before mentioning the "car situation". As well as the tariff threats, the European Commission is also believed to have warned Trump that his behaviour could "result in yet another disregard of global law" by the USA, as well as saying that any auto tariffs would "damage further the reputation" of the country. (more...)

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