Phuket tour boats overturn in storm, rescue mission launched

A boat carrying dozens of Chinese tourists overturned Thursday in rough seas off southern Thailand and 49 passengers were unaccounted for, an official said. "They were all wearing life jackets." Most of the tourists were understood to be Chinese... More..

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Schumer suggests longest shot ever for Supreme Court
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Schumer suggests longest shot ever for Supreme Court

Wade are not relevant to my decision", Collins said. Judge Amul Thapar , of the US Court of Appeal for the Sixth Circuit, was originally among those President Trump would be considering for Kennedy's positi...More..

Mom arrested on suspicion of selling her 7-year-old son
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Mom arrested on suspicion of selling her 7-year-old son

She remained in the Nueces County jail Wednesday on a charge of sale or purchase of a child. Further investigation revealed the woman was in the process of selling two other children - a two-year-old girl and...More..

Russian Federation helped Trump on 2016 elections - the US Senate Committee
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Russian Federation helped Trump on 2016 elections - the US Senate Committee

According to public records and congressional officials, the Senate Intelligence Committee report is the latest of four election-related inquiries on which the panel's Republicans and Democrats continue to coop...More..

The Facts About The 4th of July
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

The Facts About The 4th of July

Kamala Harris , California Democrat, ignited fireworks on social media by stating in a Fourth of July tweet that the Declaration of Independence was signed by "eight immigrants". Happy 4th of July to all! ...More..

Families Belong Together rally in Chicago
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Families Belong Together rally in Chicago

He says when people enter the country illegally, they should be told "OUT", and forced to leave, "just as they would if they were standing on your front lawn". In a June 26 decision, U.S. Judge Dana Sabraw of t...More..

Poll Shows 69% of Americans OPPOSED to Abolishing ICE — DEMOCRAT DISASTER
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Poll Shows 69% of Americans OPPOSED to Abolishing ICE — DEMOCRAT DISASTER

That will not satisfy the critics, and legal challenges are sure to follow. The poll surveyed more than 1,000 voters nationwide via telephone from June 27 to July 1. I don't think that abolishing any one de...More..

Iran Slams ‘Sinister’ Paris Attack Plot against it
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Iran Slams ‘Sinister’ Paris Attack Plot against it

France and Germany will send two men, including an Iranian diplomat, to Belgium to face accusations they were involved in a plot to bomb an Iranian opposition rally on the outskirts of Paris, judicial so...More..

Tropical Depression forms in the Atlantic
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Tropical Depression forms in the Atlantic

This tiny, new system will encounter wind shear by this weekend, likely ripping it apart. Forecasters have been watching the compact storm and expected it to intensify. The average hurricane season hurricane ...More..

Congress welcomes SC ruling, says people suffered in Modi-Kejriwal ego battle
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Congress welcomes SC ruling, says people suffered in Modi-Kejriwal ego battle

All five judges unanimously agreed that the L-G must respect the decisions of an elected government, and act on the aid and advice of the council of ministers. At the heart of this conflict between the Centre a...More..

Top Russian, U.S. Diplomats To Meet After Helsinki Summit, Lavrov Says
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Top Russian, U.S. Diplomats To Meet After Helsinki Summit, Lavrov Says

President Donald Trump's desire to begin his summit with Vladimir Putin with a one-on-one meeting "absolutely suits" the Russian leader, the Kremlin said Tuesday . "Yesterday Michael Pompeo told me on the p...More..

Setback for Kim Dotcom in mega online piracy battle
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Setback for Kim Dotcom in mega online piracy battle

They allege Megaupload netted more than US$175 million in criminal proceeds and cost copyright owners US$500 million-plus by offering pirated content including films and music. The German-born tech mogul this y...More..

Woman climbs Statue of Liberty in standoff with police
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Woman climbs Statue of Liberty in standoff with police

The climber ascended from the observation point, National Park Service spokesman Jerry Willis said . The sign read, "Abolish I.C.E". At the same time , Jersey City will present a fireworks display at Libe...More..

Two Britons exposed to nerve agent used on Russian spy
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Two Britons exposed to nerve agent used on Russian spy

A " major incident " has been declared in the southern English town of Amesbury after two people may have been exposed to what authorities describe as an " unknown substance ". Both victims were still in crit...More..

British government to ban gay conversion therapy
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

British government to ban gay conversion therapy

The announcement of the new initiative, which coincides with Pride Week in London , will consider "legislative and non-legislative options to prohibit promoting, offering or conducting conversion therapy ". "...More..

Afrika shrine: France President, Macron dances 'Shaku-Shaku' as Yemi Alade sings
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Afrika shrine: France President, Macron dances 'Shaku-Shaku' as Yemi Alade sings

But he was not ready to go down memory lane on Tuesday night and instead threw the humorous line at the audience. When Kuti was performing "One People, One World", he invited Macron and Ambode to join him on ...More..

Asia stocks on edge before tariff deadline in Sino-US trade row
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Asia stocks on edge before tariff deadline in Sino-US trade row

Therefore, to many , the trade war the United States sees intent on initiating is the country's strategy to keep China on the back foot so that it will not develop as fast as it otherwise would, and thus una...More..

Trump considers dumping WTO with new trade bill
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Trump considers dumping WTO with new trade bill

US President Donald Trump has warned of "doing something" with regard to the World Trade Organization ( WTO ), which he said has treated America very badly. But many diplomats say quitting the WTO would...More..

Woman scales the base of the Statue of Liberty
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Woman scales the base of the Statue of Liberty

In a tweet, the group said the person climbing the statue has no affiliation with the earlier protest. Park Police and NYPD officers are trying to talk her down. Image: Visitors to Liberty Island were evacu...More..

J K Rowling trolls Trump after boast about expert writing skills
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

J K Rowling trolls Trump after boast about expert writing skills

In March 2017, those running the online dictionary made fun of his misspelling of the word "hereby" by posting the definition of hereby to Twitter . The US president shared the tweet attacking the media ov...More..

Boris Johnson defends Jacob Rees-Mogg after threat to topple Theresa May
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Boris Johnson defends Jacob Rees-Mogg after threat to topple Theresa May

Mrs May is reported to be leaning towards staying tied to these structures, with minimal immigration controls after Brexit, and Chancellor Philip Hammond and Mr Clark will talk up fears about tax revenues and...More..

Violence erupts after right-wing group holds OR march
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Violence erupts after right-wing group holds OR march

Officers were searching for weapons and handcuffed at least two people. The Federal Protective Service, among the law enforcement present Saturday, shut down the Terry Schrunk Federal Plaza as local police de...More..

Trump is 'proud' that Menendez beat bribery charges, fake call reveals
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Trump is 'proud' that Menendez beat bribery charges, fake call reveals

Melendez aired the recording of this conversation on his "The Stuttering John Podcast ", in which a voice that appears to be Trump's can be heard. Once connected to Air Force One, Melendez pretended to be an a...More..

Trump conducts more Supreme Court interviews, hears concerns
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Trump conducts more Supreme Court interviews, hears concerns

Trump kicked off the interview process on Monday with four candidates. "I had a very, very interesting morning", Trump said as he greeted visiting Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office. Also ...More..

British officials devise third option for post-Brexit…
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

British officials devise third option for post-Brexit…

As EU negotiators await the long-delayed proposal from London, the BBC reported that British officials have come up with a third model, though no details were immediately available and May's office declined to ...More..

North Korea’s missile program was expanding as Trump met with Kim
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

North Korea’s missile program was expanding as Trump met with Kim

In a tweet , Mr Trump said North Korea has conducted "no Rocket Launches or Nuclear Testing in 8 months". Siegfried Hecker, a nuclear scientist and Stanford University professor, predicted it would take ar...More..

Philippines mayor shot dead during flag-raising event
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Philippines mayor shot dead during flag-raising event

City police chief Renato Mercado said the shot was sacked from about 150 meters away. Gerry Laresma, the government employee who shot the video, told PNA it wasn't clear where the shot had originated. "His ...More..

92-year-old US woman kills son to avoid nursing home
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

92-year-old US woman kills son to avoid nursing home

She confronted him on Monday morning with two pistols that she hid in her robe, according to police. She told cops she wanted to kill herself but was unable to do so after her son's girlfriend took the weapon...More..

China will counterpunch U.S. with $34 billion in tariffs
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

China will counterpunch U.S. with $34 billion in tariffs

The past two summits ended without a statement due to disagreements over the South China Sea and trade. "China wants the European Union to stand with Beijing against Washington , to take sides", said one E...More..

Hosepipe ban for County Kildare
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Hosepipe ban for County Kildare

It's been one of the longest British heatwaves since the 1970s, so what does a potential hosepipe ban mean for us all? It is understood that Irish Water will be using metres to track water usage by those suspec...More..

Church: 'We placed the Holy Family in ICE Detention'
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Church: 'We placed the Holy Family in ICE Detention'

Christ Church Cathedral says the Holy Family has been placed in " ICE detention ", a poignant statement on immigration that has gained widespread attention. "The Holy Family today calls us to stand with all f...More..

Merkel's cabinet conflict over asylum policy pacified on compromise with sister party
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Merkel's cabinet conflict over asylum policy pacified on compromise with sister party

Horst Seehofer also leads the CSU party which has partnered with Ms Merkel's Christian Democrats for seven decades. They would either be sent back to European Union countries that previously registered the...More..

SEC, FBI Question Facebook Over User Data
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

SEC, FBI Question Facebook Over User Data

Almost four months after the revelation that Facebook failed to stop data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica from utilizing improperly obtained data of up to 87 million Facebook users , U.S. "We've provided...More..

A milestone for victims of church child sex abuse
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

A milestone for victims of church child sex abuse

Dressed in black and wearing a cleric's collar, Wilson made no remarks to journalists outside the court, television footage showed. The court was told in December past year that Wilson had early stage Alzheim...More..

US Secretary of State Returns to North Korea for Nuclear Talks
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

US Secretary of State Returns to North Korea for Nuclear Talks

All of Asia is thrilled. Mr Kim made the on-site inspections of two textile plants located in Sinuiju, accompanied by senior officials of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, according to the Korean Central Ne...More..