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French hope Bastille Day flag-waving will become two-day affair French hope Bastille Day flag-waving will become two-day affair
- July 16, 2018

France celebrates a victory in the 2018 World Cup , beating Croatia . The fans, majority of whom were Ghanaians said they were filled joy and excitement after France displayed absolute brilliance and masterclass to win the 2018 World Cup beating their counterparts, Croatia 4-2. (more...)
Over 190 countries agree on global compact on safe migration Over 190 countries agree on global compact on safe migration
- July 16, 2018

As a contribution to the preparatory process for this Global Compact, we recognize the inputs shared by Member States and relevant stakeholders during the consultation and stocktaking phases, as well as the report of the Secretary-General, "Making Migration Work for All". (more...)
Forecast calls for significant algae bloom on Lake Erie Forecast calls for significant algae bloom on Lake Erie
- July 16, 2018

This year, the western basin warmed nearly two weeks earlier than usual, reaching 70°F during the last week of May, leading to the appearance of a small bloom. Ms. Johnson said she still believes voluntary farm practices meant to reduce phosphorous runoff promoted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Natural Resource Conservation Service, the Ohio Department of Agriculture, the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, the Ohio Farmers Union, major universities, and others really do work. (more...)
Adult star Stormy Daniels arrested at strip club Adult star Stormy Daniels arrested at strip club
- July 16, 2018

A person who answered the phone at Sirens declined to comment. Daniels later announced that a follow-up performance at the same club Thursday - initially cancelled - would go ahead after all. "Regular appearances" is referring to this bit of OH law: "No employee who regularly appears nude or seminude on the premises of a sexually oriented business, while on the premises of that sexually oriented business and while nude or seminude, shall knowingly touch a patron who is not a member of the ... (more...)
EU Leader Responds to Trump ‘Foe’ Comment
- July 16, 2018

Mr Trump also says he "hadn't thought" about asking Mr Putin to extradite the dozen Russian military intelligence officers indicted this past week in Washington on charges related to the hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. president in a "weak position". "I think it's ridiculous", he told CBS. "Germany's like sitting back silent, collecting money and making a fortune with probably the greatest leader in the world today, Merkel", Trump said in a 2015 interview with United States ... (more...)
US DoJ Charges 12 Russian Officials With Cryptocurrency-Funded Elections ‘Interference’ US DoJ Charges 12 Russian Officials With Cryptocurrency-Funded Elections ‘Interference’
- July 16, 2018

Earlier, while speaking with 7News, Stone said he has no problem admitting that he did speak to somebody who called himself " Guccifer 2 .0", but doesn't think it's a real Russian hacker. But they have found no evidence of any tampering by an American - which does include President Trump, who must be pleased as he readies for a one-on-one with Russian President Vladimir Putin July 16 in Helsinki. (more...)
Bolton: Trump would be 'silly' to demand extradition of Russian intelligence officers Bolton: Trump would be 'silly' to demand extradition of Russian intelligence officers
- July 16, 2018

The Russians then allegedly stole documents and emails from the computers and released them through two fictional personas, DC Leaks and Guccifer 2.0. Mr. Trump's advisers reinforced that point in a series of television interviews Sunday. "You know what? Putin's fine. The media shouldn't be the lap dog of any president or regime". (more...)
Police Release Body Cam Video Of Fatal Shooting In South Shore Police Release Body Cam Video Of Fatal Shooting In South Shore
- July 16, 2018

An autopsy was scheduled for Sunday. She told the paper that she saw the confrontation and said the officer told Augustus not to sell loose cigarettes. CBS Chicago reports the video was released less than 24 hours after Harith Augustus was shot. On Saturday, Chicago gun violence left two people dead, including a 16-year-old boy, on Saturday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. (more...)
After beating 92-year-old American accused of attempted murder After beating 92-year-old American accused of attempted murder
- July 16, 2018

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department arrested Laquisha Jones , 30, KABC reported . Prosecutors are asking that Jones' bail be set at $1.125 million and she faces a maximum sentence of 29 years in prison if convicted as charged. (more...)
Italy Receives 450 Migrants on Rescue Vessels Despite Salvini Opposition Italy Receives 450 Migrants on Rescue Vessels Despite Salvini Opposition
- July 16, 2018

The Lifeline docked in Malta with 234 immigrants on board on 27 June, after it spent 6 days stranded in open waters as Italian and Maltese governments shifted responsibility of the ship onto each other. there are 16 mothers and 11 children who will disembark in the next few minutes, hours.", Salvini told the broadcaster. Ministers have long complained that Brussels has done little to help the country deal with the tens of thousands of people who inevitably end up in Italy, having crossed ... (more...)
Thai cave rescue: Father dies after hero doctor's successful mission Thai cave rescue: Father dies after hero doctor's successful mission
- July 16, 2018

ONE of the divers who played a critical role in the rescue of the 12 Thai soccer boys and their coach believes the kids would not have made it out had they not been drugged. The children and their coach remain in quarantine along with the Thai Navy SEALs involved in their rescue. "Some moments of significant fear I have to say, a great result and some really joyous moments to finish". (more...)
Jim Acosta Was ‘Trying to Hijack the Question’ Jim Acosta Was ‘Trying to Hijack the Question’
- July 16, 2018

He directly condemned the president's use of the term "fake news" to inaccurately denigrate coverage he doesn't like. "I don't take questions from CNN ", Trump said , even though he did take a question from CNN's Jeremy Diamond on Thursday. (more...)
Indian police arrest 25 in latest WhatsApp rumor-led lynching Indian police arrest 25 in latest WhatsApp rumor-led lynching
- July 16, 2018

Following this, a huge crowd surrounded the men and started taking pictures and videos. This was the third such incident in the state. The three were rescued and taken to a hospital after the police arrived at the scene and resorted to lathi-charge to disperse the mob. (more...)
Barack Obama arrives in the country for two day visit Barack Obama arrives in the country for two day visit
- July 16, 2018

He has visited Kenya three other times, in 1987, 1992 and in 2015 when serving his second term in the White House. The two leaders agreed that the youth in Africa could become the continent's most valuable asset if their energy and creativity are effectively harnessed. (more...)
Korea's Moon urges North, US to move forward on ending nuclear programme Korea's Moon urges North, US to move forward on ending nuclear programme
- July 16, 2018

He thanked Lee and the people of the city state for their support in helping to bring peace to the Korean Peninsula. Mr Moon cited several Asean efforts which have kept North Korea in the fold of the worldwide community. Mr. Pompeo last week had aimed to extract detailed promises from North Korea on disassembling its nuclear weapons, such as a timeline guiding when and how the regime would prove it had given up its arsenal, in the first U.S. (more...)
US President lists Russia, EU, China as 'foes' ahead of Putin summit
- July 16, 2018

President Trump says the USA relationship with Russia is being "greatly hampered" by the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and he called an FBI agent who was removed from the probe over his anti-Trump texts a "disgrace to our country". (more...)
Trump to May: 'Sue the EU' Trump to May: 'Sue the EU'
- July 16, 2018

She quickly followed with a laugh: "Actually we're going into negotiations with them". "Don't walk away from negotiations because then you're stuck", she added. "I think maybe she found it too brutal", he said, standing alongside Mrs May, without revealing the details. Labour MP Ian Murray, a member of the People's Vote campaign, said the British people needed a vote on the final deal. (more...)
US Charges 12 Russian Intelligence Officers for Hacking DNC, Running DCLeaks US Charges 12 Russian Intelligence Officers for Hacking DNC, Running DCLeaks
- July 15, 2018

The 29-page indictment lists actions such as phishing attacks, money laundering, and attempts to break into state election boards carried out by Russian agents as they looked to sabotage Hilary Clinton's election campaign. "On or about August 15, 2016, the Conspirators, posing as Guccifer 2.0, received a request for stolen documents from a candidate for the US Congress". (more...)
Trump says European Union a 'foe' ahead of meeting with Putin
- July 15, 2018

On the eve of his meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump rattled allies once more by labeling the European Union a "foe" with regard to trade. The President also lied about his parents, saying that both "were born in European Union sectors". I mean, my mother was Scotland. "You know I love those countries". (more...)
Huge iceberg threatens tiny Greenland village Huge iceberg threatens tiny Greenland village
- July 15, 2018

The iceberg is 200 metres wide and rises almost 100 metres above sea level, according to the New York Times . And what it is is we as scientists really don't understand the process by which this happens. Authorities fear the village could be flooded if the iceberg breaks apart. The BBC reports that villagers closest to the shoreline have been evacuated, a move that may expand to the whole village of 169 persons if conditions change for the worse. (more...)
CS Balala seeks neutral probe into deaths of 8 rhinos at Tsavo CS Balala seeks neutral probe into deaths of 8 rhinos at Tsavo
- July 15, 2018

An initial investigation by Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) showed the rhinos died of salt poisoning after drinking water at their new habitat, the statement said, adding that transports of rhinos are being stopped. Photographers and Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) personnel watch a female black rhino cross a road during a rhino translocation exercise In the Nairobi National Park, Kenya, June 26, 2018. (more...)
Missing woman found alive after auto plunges off California's Big Sur Missing woman found alive after auto plunges off California's Big Sur
- July 15, 2018

The Monterey County Sheriff's issued a statement saying that she had been found Friday about 200 feet down a cliff, the station reported. She says she has been there since July 6. Law enforcement agencies began looking for Hernandez on July 6, when her family reported that she'd stopped communicating with them. Sheriff's officials told the San Francisco Chronicle they are unsure exactly when her vehicle went over the cliff, but said she may have been there for several days. (more...)
UK's Theresa May: Trump told me to 'sue the EU' over Brexit UK's Theresa May: Trump told me to 'sue the EU' over Brexit
- July 15, 2018

Trump said Queen Elizabeth, 92, was a "fantastic woman", adding: "up close, you see she's so handsome. and she's got a lotta years left". Trump had said during a joint press conference with the prime minister at her Chequers country residence on Friday that he'd given May "a suggestion" about how she should handle the Brexit negotiations. (more...)
Chicago officer involved shooting incites riots
- July 15, 2018

Several police officers were slightly injured in the scuffles, Waller said, and some squad cars were damaged. Chicago has a troubled history of police shootings. "Who do you protect?" "We just want to live". According to the Washington Post' Fatal Force database , at least 548 people have been killed by police this year. (more...)
Won't Oppose Scrapping Homosexuality Ban, Says Muslim Law Board Won't Oppose Scrapping Homosexuality Ban, Says Muslim Law Board
- July 15, 2018

New Delhi , Jul 12 The Supreme Court today said the social stigma and discrimination attached to the LGBTQ community would go if criminality of consensual gay sex is done away with, while maintaining that it would scrutinise the legal validity of section 377 of the IPC in all its aspects. (more...)
Trump poised for 2020 election run Trump poised for 2020 election run
- July 15, 2018

The president and First Lady Melania spent just under an hour with Her Majesty the Queen during afternoon tea at Windsor Castle on Friday. Before leaving Britain for a summit in Finland with Russian President Vladimir Putin , Trump breached British royal protocol by publicly disclosing the details of a conversation he had with Queen Elizabeth about the complexities of Brexit . (more...)
Shark Attacks Injure 2 at Florida Beach Shark Attacks Injure 2 at Florida Beach
- July 15, 2018

A 17-year-old boy and a 30-year-old man were the two victims that were reportedly bitten by sharks while swimming at Fernandina Beach, near Jacksonville. The teenager was reported to have been bitten in waters about a mile away from the first incident. It was unclear what type of shark attacked the younger swimmer or the circumstances of the attack. (more...)
Theresa May Says Trump Advised Her To ‘Sue The EU’ Theresa May Says Trump Advised Her To ‘Sue The EU’
- July 15, 2018

Good evening and thank you for joining us. The United States looks forward to finalising a great bilateral trade agreement with the United Kingdom. Some, including Mr Davis, the former Brexit secretary, have said they fear further concessions will be demanded from Brussels as Brexit negotiations progress. (more...)
China industrial park explosion kills 19 China industrial park explosion kills 19
- July 15, 2018

The agency says the Thursday evening blast occurred at an industrial park in the city of Yibin in Sichuan province. A septic tank explosion last November destroyed a wide swathe of a light industrial area in Ningbo, just south of Shanghai. (more...)
Air strike on ISIS den in Syria kills 26 jihadists, 28 civilians Air strike on ISIS den in Syria kills 26 jihadists, 28 civilians
- July 15, 2018

It was not immediately known if the strike was carried out by an Iraqi plane or by the US -led coalition, it added. "The coalition or our partner forces may have conducted strikes in the vicinity of al-Soussa. Dozens of homes were destroyed, said SANA , accusing the US-led coalition of targeting local residents for refusing the entry of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). (more...)

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