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Silent march in France to protest police killing of driver Silent march in France to protest police killing of driver
- July 07, 2018

Riots erupted, and eleven people were detained by police after almost 200 officers came out in militarized gear, according to ABC News . The PM also promised that a fully transparent investigation will be made over the circumstances of the 22-year-old's death on Tuesday. (more...)
Pompeo in Pyongyang to nail down details of nuclear agreement Pompeo in Pyongyang to nail down details of nuclear agreement
- July 07, 2018

North Korea, however, said the "attitude" of the U.S. was "regrettable" and not in the spirit of the June 12 summit in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Pompeo left Pyongyang for Japan early Saturday afternoon but it wasn't immediately clear if he met with leader Kim Jong Un , as had been expected. (more...)
Mother Teresa charity accused of selling babies in India Mother Teresa charity accused of selling babies in India
- July 07, 2018

The couple complained that Indwar took their money in exchange for a child and that she later took the child back from them without returning money. Two women connected to Mother Teresa's religious order were arrested this week for allegedly selling a baby born at a shelter for unwed mothers in India. (more...)
North Korea warns U.S. attitude is 'highly REGRETTABLE' as tensions soar
- July 07, 2018

He spoke after meeting Kim Yong-chol, widely seen as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's right-hand man. Last month, at a historic summit with US President Donald Trump, Kim agreed to "work towards complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula" in return for security guarantees and an end to a unsafe stand-off with US forces. (more...)
At least 38 killed, 50 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan At least 38 killed, 50 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan
- July 07, 2018

Evacuation orders were issued for Kyoto, Nagaokakyo, Oyamazaki, Minoo, Hirakata and Takatsuki. Record downpours prompted authorities to order some 1,932,000 people to evacuate their homes mainly in western Japan , according to the Fire and Disaster Management Agency, but NHK said the figure had risen to almost 3.2 million. (more...)
Texas Man Arrested After Taking Trump Supporter’s MAGA Hat Texas Man Arrested After Taking Trump Supporter’s MAGA Hat
- July 07, 2018

In a video that quickly went viral earlier this week, Jimenez is seen verbally assaulting a trio of 16-year-old boys in the fast-food restaurant . In the video, which you can watch above, the unidentified man throws a drink and walks off with a red MAGA hat . (more...)
Oregon Agencies Eye Klamathon Fire, Urge Preparedness
- July 07, 2018

A fire that broke out Thursday afternoon in Klamathon near Hornbrook in Siskiyou County, California, continued to spread north and west toward OR, burning 5000 acres of land by evening. About 750 people have had to evacuate their homes, according to CalFire. "We know we've lost homes and lots of structures, including livestock and horses as well". (more...)
Night-time water restrictions in Toomevara for forseeable future Night-time water restrictions in Toomevara for forseeable future
- July 07, 2018

Irish Water confirmed this Wednesday evening that the hosepipe ban will be in place for all domestic public water supplies and commercial premises for non-commercial activities. This Tuesday, Irish Water made an urgent appeal to Limerick customers to continue conserving water during the unprecedented dry spell. In Galway city, areas supplied by Tonabrocky reservoir have seen the water supply restricted at night time between the hours of 11pm and 7am. (more...)
City Bans Donald Trump Because He Is a 'Wasteman' City Bans Donald Trump Because He Is a 'Wasteman'
- July 07, 2018

But the Sheffield mayor's act of protest reflects widespread outrage over Trump's upcoming state visit to Britain. 'I further declare July 13th to be Mexico Solidarity Day!' Magid chaired today's council meeting wearing a sombrero and what appears to be a specially made " DONALD TRUMP IS A WASTEMAN" T-shirt. (more...)
Woman Climbs Statue of Liberty on July 4 in ICE Protest Woman Climbs Statue of Liberty on July 4 in ICE Protest
- July 07, 2018

Walker told The New York Times . "When they go low, we go high, and I went as high as I could", Okoumou said , paraphrasing former first lady Michelle Obama . "Trump has wrecked this country apart". She climbed 25 feet up Lady Liberty from the public observation deck and perched up there for hours as officers tried to talk her down. (more...)
Ibrahimovic Tips Sweden For World Cup Glory Ibrahimovic Tips Sweden For World Cup Glory
- July 07, 2018

The 70-year-old Swede, who led the Three Lions to the last eight of the 2002 and 2006 World Cups, believes his home nation possess similar attributes to England's Euro 2016 conquerors Iceland . "Set-pieces will be one key factor. I'm impressed with that". Sweden , finalists in 1958, are competing in their first quarter-final since 1994. (more...)
Trump mocks Sen. Warren, '#MeToo generation' in speech at Montana rally
- July 07, 2018

I don't know what Donald Trump thinks you have to swab with those little DNA tests, but clearly he was making a reference to some kind of sexual thing with Elizabeth Warren there, after, of course, insulting her heritage. "Pocahontas, they always want me to apologize for saying it. Our country's disrespect of native people didn't start with President Trump ", Warren said in the powerful speech. (more...)
Justin Trudeau again defends himself against groping allegation Justin Trudeau again defends himself against groping allegation
- July 07, 2018

The article accuses the Prime Minister, who was 28-years-old at the time and not yet involved in politics, of groping a female reporter at the festival. Since 2014, three male Liberal MPs - Massimo Pacetti, Scott Andrews and Darshan Kang - have been removed or resigned from caucus over allegations of sexual harassment or misconduct. (more...)
Lorry driver charged in fatal Humboldt Broncos ice hockey crash Lorry driver charged in fatal Humboldt Broncos ice hockey crash
- July 07, 2018

The 29-year-old semi driver in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash is facing 16 counts of unsafe driving causing death and 13 counts of risky driving causing bodily harm. "In addition to the collision reenactment we did in April, we've conducted over 60 interviews, taken over 6000 photographs, analyzed all of the documentation available to us, including the driver log book". (more...)
Man fired after video of racist pool incident goes viral Man fired after video of racist pool incident goes viral
- July 06, 2018

A video posted on the Facebook page of Jasmine Edwards on July 4, seen more than four million times, shows what happened after Bloom questioned whether she was allowed to be at the pool in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Edwards and her family", he added. A lawyer representing the individual, named in local media as Adam Bloom, said he was merely doing his job as pool chairman and board member for the local homeowner's association. (more...)
With Bashar al-Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed With Bashar al-Assad on march, Syria rebels say cease fire agreed
- July 06, 2018

In neighbouring Quneitra province, a pro-Damascus commander said an Israeli air strike hit a Syrian village on the border with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The Lebanese resistance movement, Hezbollah, also says Syrian forces seized a key crossing near the Jordanian border. World powers have criticised the operation for violating a ceasefire announced a year ago by Washington, Amman and Moscow, but that has not halted the blitz. (more...)
Malaysia's Mahathir to visit China over lopsided projects Malaysia's Mahathir to visit China over lopsided projects
- July 06, 2018

Worldwide media had likened CCCC's acquisition of the mega project from the Sri Lankn government as a 'debt trap " and part of China's plan to expand its global influence through the use of "debt diplomacy', by offering lucrative loans for ambitious infrastructure projects to debt-ridden nations around the world who may not have the financial capacity to repay them. (more...)
'Tiny Beryl' becomes first hurricane of the season
- July 06, 2018

It had maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour and additional strengthening is expected during the next couple days, the National Hurricane Center said . Hurricane Beryl now poses no threat to Belize. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 10 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 35 miles. (more...)
Mom shoots man who took her vehicle with kids inside Mom shoots man who took her vehicle with kids inside
- July 06, 2018

When he refused to leave, the woman pulled a gun from her glove box and shot the man once in the head. The suspect ran the vehicle off the road and crashed into a light pole, according to police. In other states such as NY or California, the state makes the mothers helpless in protecting her children. The man now faces two charges of kidnapping, breaking and entering, and robbery. (more...)
Iran says Europe's offer to save nuclear deal insufficient Iran says Europe's offer to save nuclear deal insufficient
- July 06, 2018

They are trying to present this as a response to an Iranian "threat" to close the area. Federica Mogherini, European Union foreign policy chief, convened the crucial meeting with top diplomats from Germany, France, UK, Russia, China and Iran , as well as the head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog, two months after President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. (more...)
Justin Trudeau responds to allegations that he groped reporter 18 years ago Justin Trudeau responds to allegations that he groped reporter 18 years ago
- July 06, 2018

On Aug. 4, 2000, a then 28-year-old Trudeau was in Creston Valley, B.C.to participate in a festival when he allegedly had an improper physical interaction with a newspaper reporter who was covering the event. "I apologized at the moment", Trudeau said, adding that he didn't feel it would be appropriate to contact the woman in question. Trudeau did not directly address why he hasn't ordered an independent investigation, as he did earlier this year when allegations of misconduct and harassment ... (more...)
Police confirm poisoned English couple handled an item contaminated with nerve agent Police confirm poisoned English couple handled an item contaminated with nerve agent
- July 06, 2018

Ms Sturgess is understood to be a mother of three with links to John Baker House, which offers supported accommodation. Charlie Rowley's brother Mark told the BBC: "He's a lovely guy and would do anything for you". They had been poisoned by Novichok, after coming into contact with the toxic substance at the front door of their home. Yulia spent more than a month in hospital before being discharged, while Sergei spent more than two months. (more...)
Mom who confronted Pruitt: Mom who confronted Pruitt: "I'm glad he took the hint" and resigned
- July 06, 2018

Democratic US Representative Gerry Connolly said after his resignation: " Scott Pruitt's reign of venality is finally over". Pruitt's resignation came days after two of his closest advisers spoke to House oversight committee investigators and revealed new, embarrassing details in ethics scandals involving Pruitt. (more...)
Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years in jail Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years in jail
- July 06, 2018

He further said Nawaz Sharif has always stood steadfast and despite reservation over the provision of justice appeared in court along with his daughter. The former prime minister has described the corruption charges against him and his family as politically motivated. The military, which has ruled the nuclear-armed country for nearly half of its history, denies involvement in civilian politics. (more...)
IDF Launches Campaign Against Hamas Catfishing Apps IDF Launches Campaign Against Hamas Catfishing Apps
- July 06, 2018

The Hamas operatives then used the Facebook profiles to contact Israeli soldiers - writing in slang Hebrew and punctuating their messages with emojis - and tried to convince them to download the mobile apps, the IDF said. But in most cases, they said, soldiers did not download the apps and informed their superiors of their suspicions. An official for Hamas, the Palestinian militant and political faction that runs the Gaza Strip, declined to comment. (more...)
Donald Trump, serial harasser of women, mocks the #MeToo movement Donald Trump, serial harasser of women, mocks the #MeToo movement
- July 06, 2018

Trump returned to the issue in the home state of Sen. At a rally in Great Falls, Mont., Trump deployed his familiar nickname of "Pocahontas" for Warren, which he has repeatedly used to mock the Massachusetts Democrat for her claims of Native American ancestry. (more...)
Japan executes leader, followers of sarin attack doomsday cult Japan executes leader, followers of sarin attack doomsday cult
- July 06, 2018

The 1995 Tokyo attack prompted a massive crackdown on the cult's headquarters and the arrest of Asahara and other group members. In Japan , death sentences are not carried out until the verdict against all accused and accomplices are final, with no pending appeals left against any of the group. (more...)
USA to reunite migrant families as immigration politics boil USA to reunite migrant families as immigration politics boil
- July 06, 2018

Last week, a federal judge issued a nationwide injunction against family separation, ruling that all kids must be reunited with their parents within 30 days, while those under five must be reunited by Tuesday night. "It's not here", Azar said, adding that migrant children are being well cared for in HHS facilities. "We want to ensure that we can reunite children who have been separated from their families as expeditiously as possible", wrote Representative Mark Meadows, a North Carolina ... (more...)
Media outlets boycott forum of governments in wake of ABC ban
- July 06, 2018

Rights groups have criticised conditions that asylum seekers endure there. The ABC has hit out against the government of Nauru following the public broadcaster's ban from entering the country for the Pacific Islands Forum. The island nation, which has since been forced to issue a statement in defence of what was clearly a hasty and poorly thought through decision, didn't realise its action would generate far more public attention than allowing an ABC cameraman in would ever have. (more...)
Japan Executes Leader of Doomsday Cult Japan Executes Leader of Doomsday Cult
- July 06, 2018

Cult members have said they believed Asahara's prophesy that an apocalypse was coming and they alone would survive it. Japan's Justice Ministry announced the executions of Asahara, 63, and his followers. The group has since splintered and went on under the name Aleph . The Aum Shinrikyo cult emerged as a "spiritual group" in Japan in the late 1980s, taking cues from Buddhism and Hindu belief systems, and later adopted apocalypse philosophies found in Christian beliefs. (more...)

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