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Cambodia Elections: Crackdown leaves garment industry in danger Cambodia Elections: Crackdown leaves garment industry in danger
- July 29, 2018

Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party is expected to win easily following a court's decision a year ago to dissolve its only credible opponent, the Cambodia National Rescue Party, on charges that it conspired with the U.S.to overthrow the government. (more...)
United Kingdom voters back referendum on final Brexit deal United Kingdom voters back referendum on final Brexit deal
- July 29, 2018

The survey showed even more dramatic drop in the rating of may the members of her Conservative party - from 68 to 55%. The extreme contrast with Remainers' pre-referendum claims that the European Union is merely a benign free trade area which makes minimal demands on Britain's sovereignty with this image of a nation in freefall without Brussels has been little remarked upon, and Brexiteers who believe some of the more outlandish claims are not realistic are not often given space to respond ... (more...)
At least 10 dead as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia At least 10 dead as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia
- July 29, 2018

Lombok in southeastern Indonesia is a popular tourist destination, and lies around 100 km east of the resort island of Bali. The quake hit early in the morning when many people were still sleeping. At the holiday island's hotels, tourists raced outside as the quake struck soon after dawn. The shallow quake, whose epicenter was registered some 128.75 km northeast of the island's main city of Mataram, caused significant damage to houses in Sambelia, Eastern Lombok, the National Agency for ... (more...)
Italian graffiti artist arrested for mural of Ahed Tamimi on security barrier Italian graffiti artist arrested for mural of Ahed Tamimi on security barrier
- July 29, 2018

Ahed Tamimi was arrested on December 19, days after she was recorded on video with her cousin Nour Tamimi in the yard of their home in Nabi Saleh, near Ramallah, telling two soldiers to leave, then shoving, kicking and slapping them. Ahed was attempting to force the Israeli soldier out of her family's house. Her mother, Nariman, and cousin were also arrested for the same incident. (more...)
Trump denies knowing about his son’s Trump Tower meeting with Russians Trump denies knowing about his son’s Trump Tower meeting with Russians
- July 29, 2018

Sources close to Cohen, according to CNN , now say he is prepared to tell Mueller that he was in the room when Trump was told that a Russian lawyer wanted a meeting with Don Jr. The meeting was set up ahead of the U.S. presidential election, allegedly to glean compromising information on the opposing Clinton campaign. But now Michael Cohen - the former personal lawyer of the president - has claimed that Mr Trump was aware of the meeting beforehand, which took place at Trump Tower in NY. (more...)
Zimbabwe rivals promise victory in pitch for votes at final election rallies Zimbabwe rivals promise victory in pitch for votes at final election rallies
- July 29, 2018

The Bill, titled the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Amendment Act (S. 2779) was passed on Wednesday, ahead of the southern African country's elections on Monday July 30, 2018. Demonstrating a departure from his predecessor Robert Mugabe - known for suppressing any dissenting political voices and rigging past elections in Zimbabwe - a confident Mnangagwa told the Brics 10th summit which ended in Sandton yesterday that Zimbabwe was "at the climax of the campaign period with only two ... (more...)
Two strong quakes hit Indonesia - USGS
- July 29, 2018

The quake hit Lombok island early in the morning at 6.47 am when many people were still sleeping and damaged dozens of single-story houses. The three victims are from the northern and eastern side of the island. Damage to a building on the tourist island after the quake. "There were waves in the pools but only for 20 to 30 seconds", he said, adding that there was no damage to the hotel. (more...)
Putin ‘ready to go to Washington’, invites Trump to Moscow Putin ‘ready to go to Washington’, invites Trump to Moscow
- July 29, 2018

It's not clear when this visit would happen, but it seems likely that Putin is trying to get another formal meeting soon after the Helsinki summit . Putin said Friday he's ready to invite Trump to Moscow and ready to visit Washington if conditions are right. (more...)
Zimbabwe Poll Zimbabwe Poll "Marred By Intimidation"
- July 29, 2018

Mnangagwa, a Zanu-PF ruling party loyalist who took over from the ousted Mugabe in November, has invited global observers - including previously-banned European Union and Commonwealth teams - to the polls. Monday's election comes after Mugabe, now 94, was forced to resign following a brief military takeover in November that ended his 37 years in power . (more...)
Trump accuses Twitter of targeting Republicans, offers no evidence Trump accuses Twitter of targeting Republicans, offers no evidence
- July 28, 2018

As of yesterday afternoon, this issue was resolved. The "prominent Republicans" Trump referred to were first reported in a story by Vice News , suggesting some senior Republican officials were not visible in automatic search results. Beykpour admitted that the number of affected accounts was "larger than the handful that have been mentioned", but insisted they were "definitely not limited to a specific political affiliation". (more...)
Militants Attack Afghan Midwife Training Center Militants Attack Afghan Midwife Training Center
- July 28, 2018

A witness told AFP he saw three gunmen launch the attack. TOLOnews journalist Ziar Yaad who is reporting from the scene said a number of explosions have been heard coming from the scene of the attack and that sporadic gunfire can also be heard. (more...)
Texas inmate being transferred gets atop moving patrol car Texas inmate being transferred gets atop moving patrol car
- July 28, 2018

When the officer refused, Estrada allegedly climbed out the window and onto the roof of the patrol vehicle! What did the report say? After he was caught, officers added evading arrest to a long list of charges against him including aggravated robbery and possession of meth with intent to deliver. (more...)
Bus falls into gorge in western India; 33 feared dead Bus falls into gorge in western India; 33 feared dead
- July 28, 2018

Rest of the injured were injured. The National Disaster Response Force has sent a team to the spot to pull out the bodies and the bus. The driver of the bus could not negotiate a steep turn that to led to the fatal accident. "My thoughts are with the families who lost loved ones and prayers for speedy recovery of injured", he tweeted. Gandhi appealed to Congress party workers in the area to provide assistance to the injured and the families of those who lost their lives. (more...)
Man without a penis admits to penetrating two girlfriends with 'unknown instrument' Man without a penis admits to penetrating two girlfriends with 'unknown instrument'
- July 28, 2018

The reports had it that both the women suffered thrush due to this unnatural sexual procedure happening to them in the name of sex. The victims, who can not be named for legal reasons, said they experienced "extreme pain" during intercourse with Delacruz and even suffered from thrush afterwards. (more...)
Vatican accepts resignation of USA cardinal accused of sex abuse Vatican accepts resignation of USA cardinal accused of sex abuse
- July 28, 2018

Last month, American Church officials said allegations that he sexually abused a 16-year-old boy nearly 50 years ago were credible and substantiated. McCarrick rose steadily through the USA church, from auxiliary bishop in New York City, to bishop in Metuchen, New Jersey, to archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, and then to Archbishop of Washington DC , where the papal ambassador to the United States is based. (more...)
Teen breaks into California home, asks owners for WiFi password Teen breaks into California home, asks owners for WiFi password
- July 28, 2018

While any number of things could have gone wrong at this point, the intruder actually turned out to be rather chill, as masked bandits go, and just asked to use the couple's Wi-Fi. When she approached, he asked for permission to use her network because he was out of data. The pair told the teen to leave and he rode off on a bike. (more...)
Keller @ Large: Mass. Store Was Wrong To Cancel Sean Spicer Appearance Keller @ Large: Mass. Store Was Wrong To Cancel Sean Spicer Appearance
- July 28, 2018

Working in the White House was a dream come true for former press secretary Sean Spicer , but moving on hasn't been particularly hard. McCain added, "I think there's lot of anti-Trump sentiment and people will get heckled here". Webster's dictionary defines it as a publicist, press agent or public relations person, but leave it to the Urban Dictionary to get more specific. (more...)
What we know about the Trump Tower meeting What we know about the Trump Tower meeting
- July 28, 2018

Separately, U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said he was considering the possibility of the first talks in years between the defence chiefs of the United States and Russian Federation. A Putin visit to Washington between now and January "could have a lot of poor optics", he said, and "it's really hard to see the upside" of a Trump trip to Moscow. (more...)
Deaths as Taliban targets Afghan intelligence convoy Deaths as Taliban targets Afghan intelligence convoy
- July 28, 2018

Before this on Sunday, in a suicide bombing attack near the Kabul International Airport, 23 people were killed and over 100 people were wounded. The three slain officers and two of the wounded were members of the intelligence service, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to the media. (more...)
Get out of my broom cupboard, Ecuador's Prez tells Assange Get out of my broom cupboard, Ecuador's Prez tells Assange
- July 28, 2018

The Wikileaks founder entered the embassy back in 2012 after he broke bail over sexual assault allegations against him in Sweden. Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno said on Friday that he was never "in favour" of Mr Assange's activities, and that both sides were in permanent contact. (more...)
President Trump 'Open to Visiting Moscow' If Putin Formally Invites Him
- July 28, 2018

Putin and Trump met in Helsinki earlier this month, but Trump faced a storm of criticism for attending. The White House has taken steps in recent days to tamp down on the concerns over the United States' Russia policy sparked by the Helsinki summit , where Trump appeared to side with Putin and cast doubt on the US intelligence community's conclusion that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Irish Deputy PM says United Kingdom can't afford a no-deal Brexit Irish Deputy PM says United Kingdom can't afford a no-deal Brexit
- July 28, 2018

The status of the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic is one of the main stumbling blocks in the Brexit negotiations. Mr Martin expressed hope that Thursday's meeting of the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference - the first in 11 years - would mark some "major initiative" to restore Northern Ireland's institutions. (more...)
U.S. GDP Growth Hits 4.1% - Its Fastest Pace Since 2014 U.S. GDP Growth Hits 4.1% - Its Fastest Pace Since 2014
- July 28, 2018

Trump is predicting that as he renegotiates trade deals, "we're going to go a lot higher than these numbers". Instead, Trump assured Sean Hannity that the economy is "going to get better"; that he will cut the trade deficit in half; deliver 8-to-9 percent GDP growth; and turn the projected $1 trillion budget deficit into a surplus. (more...)
New Zealand grants paid leave to domestic violence victims New Zealand grants paid leave to domestic violence victims
- July 28, 2018

Fiona O'Loughlin, the Fianna Fáil equality spokeswoman, said she would introduce the party's bill in Ireland after the summer recess. "Jan Logie's Bill is not going to prevent or stop one domestic violence attack against a woman", he said, according to Huffington Post . (more...)
UK's Corbyn Sparks Jewish Papers to Speak Out in Unison UK's Corbyn Sparks Jewish Papers to Speak Out in Unison
- July 28, 2018

The singer-songwriter, 60, and supporter of Jeremy Corbyn drew fierce criticism after making the comments on Twitter. In a rare instance, various Jewish groups got together and published a joint editorial in the three leading Jewish newspapers in the United Kingdom, issuing a strong warning of the "existential" threat that they say Corbyn poses to British Jewry. (more...)
World's oldest person Chiyo Miyako has died in Japan aged 117 World's oldest person Chiyo Miyako has died in Japan aged 117
- July 28, 2018

Chiyo Miyako died Sunday. The Guinness World Records presented him with a certificate officially commemorating his title as the world's oldest man on Tuesday, a day before his birthday, and naturally there was cake. Guinness said that he was not being considered for the award because they require a substantial amount of paperwork and an investigation "to ensure our facts are correct". (more...)
Trump denies advance knowledge of son's meeting with Russian lawyer
- July 28, 2018

People pointed out that there's a zero percent chance that Don Jr. wouldn't have bragged about the meeting to his dad in an attempt to get his love. If this story wasn't about Jr. Cohen said he was with the president when Donald Trump Junior told him the news, but Giuliani claims this is a lie. He added , "I don't see how he's got any credibility". (more...)
Kuwait social media star unapologetic over remark on Filipino domestic workers Kuwait social media star unapologetic over remark on Filipino domestic workers
- July 28, 2018

In a video blog posted on his Facebook page, Khalid Al Ameri turned the tables on Al Qattan and asked her, "How would you feel if you worked for someone that didn't only not give you a day off but disagrees with the very ideology that you deserve a day-off?" Sondos al-Qattan, who has 2.3 million followers on Instagram , was heavily criticised on social media after she posted a video on July 10 in which she attacked measures introduced in May that grant Filipinas working in Kuwait one ... (more...)
Donald Trump Paid 3 Other Women 'Hush Money,' Avenatti Says Donald Trump Paid 3 Other Women 'Hush Money,' Avenatti Says
- July 28, 2018

Otero ordered a three-month stay of the case in April in light of a federal criminal investigation of Cohen. Avenatti, speaking to reporters Thursday night in Los Angeles, said the three women "were paid hush money prior to the 2016 election". (more...)
Yosemite Valley to close as crews battle blaze Yosemite Valley to close as crews battle blaze
- July 28, 2018

Officials were quick to point out that Yosemite was not under imminent danger from the Ferguson Fire. Views of the Yosemite Falls, Half Dome and other landmarks are all but gone, and tourists in the valley increasingly are wearing bandannas and medical masks. (more...)

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