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David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic agree World Cup wager David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic agree World Cup wager
- July 09, 2018

We understand that following a win like this that fans can lose the run of themselves, but this is definitely taking it too far. One person said: "I feel the behaviour is in itself shameful, however unintended". England will play against Croatia in a World Cup semi-final on Wednesday 11 July. In Nottingham, a group of supporters were seen dancing on top of a bus shelter, while other clips from Manchester and Birmingham showed people on top of buses with their shirts off. (more...)
Michael Cohen Reportedly Telling Friends He Doesn’t Think Trump Will Pardon Him Michael Cohen Reportedly Telling Friends He Doesn’t Think Trump Will Pardon Him
- July 09, 2018

Davis, 72, was a special counsel to President Bill Clinton and regularly appeared on television to defend the Democrat during his 1998 impeachment. Michael Cohen all but screamed from the rooftops this week that he plans to flip against President Trump and cooperate with federal prosecutors. (more...)
Looting follows protests in Haitian capital Looting follows protests in Haitian capital
- July 09, 2018

State Department said. Volunteer groups from several USA states are stranded in Haiti after violent protests over fuel prices canceled flights and made roads unsafe. Haitians told VOA after the president's speech that they were not impressed with his tone nor his review of his administration's accomplishments. Haiti is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. (more...)
British PM Recruits New Brexit Secretary After Shocking Late-Night Resignation British PM Recruits New Brexit Secretary After Shocking Late-Night Resignation
- July 09, 2018

The GBP/USD is hesitating near the 1.3300 major level As Monday's Brexit revelations roil Sterling traders and force the GBP back down as the chasm between Prime Minister Theresa May and hard-line Brexiteers within the parliament continues to widen. (more...)
Russian Federation boss Stanislav Cherchesov: 'The country is in love with us' Russian Federation boss Stanislav Cherchesov: 'The country is in love with us'
- July 09, 2018

They have fallen in love with us. "He watched, he was rooting for the team". In the end, after thumping early wins over Saudi Arabia and Egypt as well as a heroic penalty shootout victory against Spain in the last 16, only another shootout stood between Russian Federation and a first World Cup semi final since the Soviet Union reached the last four way back in 1966. (more...)
SUPREME SHOWDOWN: Trump Teases 'EXCEPTIONAL' Court Pick SUPREME SHOWDOWN: Trump Teases 'EXCEPTIONAL' Court Pick
- July 09, 2018

Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Leonard Leo , a vice president at the Federalist Society who is on leave to assist Mr. Trump, said the chance to nominate a second jurist in two years is the president's prize for making the Supreme Court a major selling point in the 2016 presidential race. (more...)
Lebanese tourist sentenced to 8 years' jail for Facebook post against Egypt Lebanese tourist sentenced to 8 years' jail for Facebook post against Egypt
- July 09, 2018

Lebanese news website al-Modon said in an editorial that Cairo has sent "the clear message that tourists are not welcome in Egypt". She was then sentenced to eight years in prison. Mazboh's lawyer, Emad Kamal is quoted by Reuters as saying "Of course, God willing, the verdict will change". The woman already previously apologized to the "respectable Egyptians" for the video. (more...)
Ethiopia and Eritrea restore ties after 20 years of enmity Ethiopia and Eritrea restore ties after 20 years of enmity
- July 09, 2018

The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea met each other on Sunday morning in Eritrea's capital Asmara in a historic summit that could bring an end to a near 20-year military stand-off, Reuters reported. Full-blown fighting ended in 2000, but their troops have faced off across their disputed frontier ever since. Mr. Abiy, in a speech to an official dinner on Sunday night, said the two countries will reopen their embassies, allow visits and clear the way for direct flights and telephone calls, ... (more...)
Bihar girl raped for months by principal, two teachers and 16 students Bihar girl raped for months by principal, two teachers and 16 students
- July 09, 2018

Latest addition is from Chhapra district in Bihar where a 13-year-old girl was allegedly blackmailed and gand-raped for seven months by her school principal and two teachers. The girl has alleged that ever since her father went to jail in December 2017, the principal and the teachers of the Deepeshwar Gyan Niketan gang-raped her. (more...)
Duduzane Zuma granted R100,000 bail Duduzane Zuma granted R100,000 bail
- July 09, 2018

Duduzane's case has been suspended to January 24 2019. Zuma's shadow is looming large over the Ramaphosa era. Possible corruption charges aren't Duduzane's only concern, as he is also expected to appear in court on Thursday on a charge of culpable homicide . (more...)
At Least One Dead After Helicopter Crashes Into Townhouses, Causing Massive Fire At Least One Dead After Helicopter Crashes Into Townhouses, Causing Massive Fire
- July 09, 2018

The crash happened near the College of William and Mary Dillard Complex, prompting an alert from the university. A 911 call came in Sunday before 5 p.m. The NTSB will announce the probable cause of the crash after conducting its investigation. Brook Sweeney lives across the street from where the crash took place and told the Daily-Pilot the impact sounded like a vehicle crash. (more...)
UK foreign minister Boris Johnson resigns over Brexit discord UK foreign minister Boris Johnson resigns over Brexit discord
- July 09, 2018

David Davis has threatened to resign on a number of occasions as Brexit Secretary. As the new secretary of state for exiting the European Union , Raab will now be in charge of leading negotiations for Britain's withdrawal from the EU. Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, a leader of the party's "hard Brexit" faction, compared May's plan to an egg so softly boiled that it "isn't boiled at all". (more...)
Phil Thompson urges Liverpool to sign Harry Maguire Phil Thompson urges Liverpool to sign Harry Maguire
- July 09, 2018

With six goals so far in the World Cup , Kane is the leader of the England side on and off the pitch, but on Saturday, although he worked hard and led the attack intelligently, he wasn't the hero; England had plenty of heroes. "Harry has been one of the best defenders in the World Cup and he certainly fits Liverpool's philosophy". "I think it does come naturally to him". (more...)
Chicago march leader says 'the people won today' Chicago march leader says 'the people won today'
- July 09, 2018

Officers and vehicles lined up, forming a barrier to keep protesters in two northbound lanes. It was the kind of racial and economic segregation that still exists in Chicago today. "Make up your mind", Pfleger said. "Because people getting killed left and right". On Saturday they offered encouragement to Chicago demonstrators. (more...)
Pompeo urges North Korea's Kim to follow Vietnam's example Pompeo urges North Korea's Kim to follow Vietnam's example
- July 09, 2018

Sanctions on North Korea will remain in place until Pyongyang achieves "final" denuclearisation, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday. The diplomatic disconnect makes it clear that the nations are not on the same page. North Korea has long trumpeted a denuclearisation goal, but one that it sees as a lengthy process of undefined multilateral disarmament on the entire Korean peninsula, rather than a unilateral dismantlement of its nuclear arsenal. (more...)
December 16 Gang Rape Convicts To Hang, SC Rejects Review Plea December 16 Gang Rape Convicts To Hang, SC Rejects Review Plea
- July 09, 2018

It said the convicts were heard elaborately during appeals and no grounds have been made out for review of its verdict. December 19 , 2012: The gang rape and near-fatal beating of the 23-year-old student triggers outrage and anger across the country as people demand stringent and swift punishment against those attacking women, including a proposal to make rapists eligible for the death penalty.Meanwhile, the Delhi police detain fifth person, Akshay Thakur, in Bihar in connection with the ... (more...)
Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns
- July 09, 2018

After the hours-long meeting at Chequers, May seemed to have persuaded the most vocal Brexit campaigners in the cabinet, including Davis, to back her plan to press for "a free trade area for goods" with the European Union and maintain close trade ties. (more...)
Iran to maintain military presence in Syria, to counter Israel Iran to maintain military presence in Syria, to counter Israel
- July 09, 2018

Israel usually does not claim the strikes, but has long said it will not allow Iran to establish a military presence in Syria . The base, where Iranian forces and Lebanese "Hezbollah" fighters are believed to be stationed, was repeatedly targeted in the past few months. (more...)
Iranian women post videos of themselves dancing in support of arrested teenager
- July 09, 2018

Following her arrest, Hojbari was reportedly broadcast on Iranian state TV on Friday, "confessing" to acting immorally and saying her only intention was to gain a larger following. Her arrest has prompted many to fear that the Iranian government will shut down Instagram , as authorities have reported a crackdown on popular accounts, according to the Guardian . (more...)
Second blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu - police source Second blast in Somalia's capital Mogadishu - police source
- July 09, 2018

Smoke drifted from burning vehicles following a suicide auto bombing close to the presidential palace and a second blast near the security building. A Reuters witness saw a heavy exchange of gunfire outside the building, which houses the security and interior ministries and is also used by police. (more...)
Donald Trump isn’t concerned about Michael Cohen flipping on him: Giuliani Donald Trump isn’t concerned about Michael Cohen flipping on him: Giuliani
- July 09, 2018

Stephanopoulos asked Giuliani about Cohen's recent exclusive interview with ABC News in which he indictated his willingness to cooperate with Mueller and federal prosecutors in the Southern District of NY. [When] Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz released a report detailing anti-Trump texts between members of the team including Mueller's former number two, Peter Strzok. (more...)
Brexit ministers quit over May's plans for soft exit Brexit ministers quit over May's plans for soft exit
- July 09, 2018

Raab was previously housing minister and replaces Davis, who resigned late on Sunday night saying he could not longer support government policy after the "soft Brexit" Chequers declaration last week. Ian Lavery, chairman of the main opposition Labour Party, said: "This is absolute chaos and Theresa May has no authority left". It had appeared that peace - albeit a fragile peace - had broken out in the British Cabinet following Friday's meeting during which a common Brexit negotiating ... (more...)
David Davis quits as Brexit Secretary in major blow to May David Davis quits as Brexit Secretary in major blow to May
- July 09, 2018

Meanwhile, UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis has reportedly resigned because of how the meeting to hammer out the cabinet agreement was handled. One of Davis's deputies in the Department for Exiting the EU (DexEU), Steve Baker, is also reported to have resigned. (more...)
Iran executes eight over deadly IS attacks in Tehran Iran executes eight over deadly IS attacks in Tehran
- July 09, 2018

The Iranian government has been battling ISIS for over three years both inside Iraq and in Syria. In August 2007, Iran hanged seven men convicted of rape in Mashhad at the same time. Responsibility for the attacks claimed by the group "Islamic state". Security forces killed some of the gunmen while others blew themselves up. Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard responded to the attack by launching six missiles into eastern Syria targeting Islamic State militants. (more...)
Rescue Operation To Save The Thai Football Team Is Underway
- July 09, 2018

Four boys were brought to the surface on Sunday, more than two weeks after the group were trapped underground. Earlier on Sunday, Ten Eyewitness News understands Thai Navy SEAL divers and global divers held a briefing before authorities ordered an evacuation of the area around the Tham Luang cave complex. (more...)
Several dead, injured after train derailed in Turkey Several dead, injured after train derailed in Turkey
- July 09, 2018

The Turkish army said in a statement that it sent helicopters to the scene, while the Istanbul municipality on Twitter said 24 rescue workers and six rescue vehicles were on their way to provide assistance. A passenger train has derailed in northwest Turkey, leading to deaths and injuries, according to local media reports. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's office said he had received information from the ministers of transport and interior about the incident, and sent condolences for those ... (more...)
Duterte vows to resign if anybody can prove God exists Asia News Duterte vows to resign if anybody can prove God exists Asia News
- July 09, 2018

Duterte on Friday questioned basic tenets of the Catholic church whose faithful make up 86 percent of the country's population. "Where is the logic of God there?" The 73-year-old leader's remarks came during a speech at a science and technology event on Friday in Davao. (more...)
Baby Trump Balloon Approved By London Mayor To Be Flown During Visit Baby Trump Balloon Approved By London Mayor To Be Flown During Visit
- July 09, 2018

Trump Jr's took the opportunity to attack London's Mayor Sadiq Khan's statements about the ongoing threat of terror attacks. "His team of urban operations met with the organisers and allowed to use the Park near the Parliament". Trump will be visiting London at the time . Khan has been outspoken in his opposition to Trump's visit . U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan in the Oval Office of the White House on June 25, 2018 in Washington, ... (more...)
U.K.'s senior official in charge of Brexit resigns U.K.'s senior official in charge of Brexit resigns
- July 09, 2018

His resignation comes days after Theresa May secured the cabinet's backing for her Brexit plan despite claims from Brexiteers that it was too "soft". It raises the most serious questions about the PM's ideas. He was well acquainted with the Brussels beat: he was Europe minister between 1994 and 1997 as the European issue tore apart then Conservative prime minister John Major's government. (more...)
Turkey fires thousands of public servants in anti-terror purge Turkey fires thousands of public servants in anti-terror purge
- July 09, 2018

The decree was released on the eve of a ceremony in Ankara, Turkey's capital city, during which Erdogan is due to be sworn in for a new five-year mandate following his victory in the June 24 presidential election. About 1,052 people, including judicial candidates and civil servants were dismissed from the justice ministry. Sunday's decree also reinstated 148 people previously sacked through emergency decrees . (more...)

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