UK Brexit secretary David Davis resigns, Press Association reports

Davis' resignation was also accompanied by the resignation of his deputy, Brexit minister Steve Baker, and another Brexit minister Suella Braverman has also reportedly resigned. The Chequers proposals "lead directly to a worst-of-all-worlds "black ... More..

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First two of Thai soccer team rescued from cave
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

First two of Thai soccer team rescued from cave

Of the 13-strong foreign dive team - mainly from Europe - three escorted the children, while the remainder were positioned along the unsafe first kilometre stretch, where the boys had to navigate through subm...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Tropical Storm Chris could become hurricane

The storm was sitting almost still off the SC coast on Sunday, about 160 miles south of Cape Hatteras. The NHC forecasts the storm to meander off the coast for the next several days. It was expected to move s...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

European peace activists march against Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation visit

European activists are protesting US President Donald Trump's upcoming appearance at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, marching through Belgium's capital to plead for less military spending and more public ...More..

Trump's Palm Beach club looks to hire 61 foreign workers
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Trump's Palm Beach club looks to hire 61 foreign workers

There's "help wanted" at The Trump Organization's Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach , Florida. They would begin work in October and continue through May 2019. The Washington Post reported that Mar-a-Lago only pla...More..

Trump names former Fox executive Bill Shine to communications job
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Trump names former Fox executive Bill Shine to communications job

US President Donald Trump has announced that Bill Shine , a former Fox News executive who was sacked for allegedly mishandling the outlet's sexual harassment fiasco, was joining the White House as deputy c...More..

Japan doomsday cult leader executed for sarin gas attack
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Japan doomsday cult leader executed for sarin gas attack

Their other crimes include the 1989 murders of an anti-Aum lawyer and his wife and 1-year-old baby and a 1994 sarin attack in the city of Matsumoto in central Japan , which killed seven people and injured more...More..

Trump's Supreme Court Nomination to Preempt TV Programming
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court Nomination to Preempt TV Programming

Supreme Court. Durbin, the second-ranking Democrat in the Senate, laid into McConnell for refusing to meet with President Obama's Supreme Court nominee in 2016 because it was an election year. The announcemen...More..

33 heat-related deaths reported in Quebec
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

33 heat-related deaths reported in Quebec

The deaths were not concentrated in any specific municipality. "We're inviting the population to be vigilant for the next two days - for themselves as well as those close to them". Large parts of Ontario have e...More..

What we know about Sydney double murder
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

What we know about Sydney double murder

A 15-year-old boy and a 13-year-old girl were found dead in their bedrooms at a West Pennant Hills house shortly before 5.30pm on Thursday. Smh.com.au reports that a man in his 50s was found dead in a home ...More..

Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court

Trump is slated to announce his pick to replace retiring Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy in a dramatic primetime address at 9 p.m. ET. The source said he would not be surprised if Trump firmed up his choic...More..

Semi final joy has England fans dreaming
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Semi final joy has England fans dreaming

In a tweet, London Ambulance Service said: "We're delighted with the result, but this has put a big dampener on the celebrations for us". "I'm so, so proud of what all of the players and all of the staff ha...More..

Pompeo, Japanese counterpart meet on North Korea
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Pompeo, Japanese counterpart meet on North Korea

Hours later, Pyongyang gave a much more negative assessment, saying Washington had broken the spirit of last month's summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Kim Y...More..

England fans 'dare to dream' after win over Sweden
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

England fans 'dare to dream' after win over Sweden

Contained them. Then we needed to score, (we) scored first, controlled the game", David Thomson said. Gareth Southgate hailed his "prototype" goalkeeper Jordan Pickford for a stellar performance that wa...More..

U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions with Beijing
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions with Beijing

Another irritant in the U.S. The USS Mustin and USS Benfold guided-missile destroyers, which are both home-ported at the US naval base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, were the first such American vessels to...More..

Elizabeth Warren Responds To Trump’s Million Dollar Offer To Take ‘DNA Test’
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Elizabeth Warren Responds To Trump’s Million Dollar Offer To Take ‘DNA Test’

On Monday, Trump said that the World Trade Organization has treated the United States "very badly". He mocked women who are bravely coming forward and saying that they've been harassed and abused by guys ju...More..

US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits - Newswatch
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits - Newswatch

Many were recruited to fill posts requiring medical expertise, including Army Reserve dentists, or specific language skills, including Russian and Mandarin Chinese, according to The Washington Post. "I was ...More..

Merkel and Orban clash over migrant policy amid European Union divisions
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Merkel and Orban clash over migrant policy amid European Union divisions

Migration will also be prominent during talks in Berlin later on Thursday between Merkel and anti-immigrant Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who has said he is ready to strike a bilateral deal with Ger...More..

Exactly What Did North Korea Call US Demands for Denuclearization?
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Exactly What Did North Korea Call US Demands for Denuclearization?

He said the discussions, which ended without Pompeo meeting Kim Jong Un , were "productive" and resulted in "a great deal of progress ". Pompeo offered a different view on the discussions when he talked t...More..

USA service member killed, two wounded in Afghanistan insider attack
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

USA service member killed, two wounded in Afghanistan insider attack

The wounded service members are in stable condition and are being treated, the statement from NATO Resolute Support , a North Atlantic Treaty Organization-led, non-combat mission said. In that incident, a Roma...More..

Tariffs could cause OH farmers' net income to drop 59 percent
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Tariffs could cause OH farmers' net income to drop 59 percent

China's currency, the yuan, has dropped 3.5 percent against the dollar over the past month, giving Chinese companies a price edge over their US competition. But that step raises costs for USA companies that r...More..

Commuters in Boston Join Forces to Haul Train off Woman's Leg
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Commuters in Boston Join Forces to Haul Train off Woman's Leg

This case is "one you might expect to see in an impoverished country" and suggests "far too many of America's politicians have placed too little value on the well-being of its citizens", the board writes, cit...More..

Sheffield United fans react as Harry Maguire scores for England
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Sheffield United fans react as Harry Maguire scores for England

Despite his belief that the 23 players chosen by Southgate would not be able to make it to that stage of the tournament, England are just three games from winning the whole tournament and face Sweden on Sat...More..

Pennsylvania judge one of four Supreme Court finalist
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Pennsylvania judge one of four Supreme Court finalist

Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on July 5 that he has narrowed his list of contenders to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy to "three or two" names. It is better to have a vacancy until nex...More..

Fires Across California Force Evacuations, Claim Homes And At Least One Life
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Fires Across California Force Evacuations, Claim Homes And At Least One Life

A fire also broke out further north in the city of Goleta in Santa Barbara County later Friday night. At last report the fire had burned 8,000 acres and was just 5 percent contained . "We know we've lost...More..

Twelve arrested in riots over police killing of French youth - global
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Twelve arrested in riots over police killing of French youth - global

French riot police officers patrol in Nantes . They fall into a category of problem neighborhoods that are to receive extra police help from next September under reforms by President Emmanuel Macron. However, ...More..

Scuffles erupt as Israel moves to raze Bedouin village
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Scuffles erupt as Israel moves to raze Bedouin village

Yusuf Abu Dawoud, a 37-year-old resident of Khan al-Ahmar, told Middle East Eye on Wednesday that Israeli forces and bulldozers were beginning to attack the village "without any humanity". However, Human Rights...More..

Washington and Pyongyang get down to 'nitty gritty' in nuclear talks
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Washington and Pyongyang get down to 'nitty gritty' in nuclear talks

On Saturday, the North's official KCNA news agency said the result of talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was "extremely troubling", accusing it of insisting on complete, verifiable and irreversibl...More..

20 dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

20 dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

As a result, many people in Japan tend to remain in their homes, even in mountainous areas prone to landslides triggered by heavy rain. Japan's Meteorological Agency issued special weather warnings across fou...More..

More cases of baby sales by Mother Teresa's India charity
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

More cases of baby sales by Mother Teresa's India charity

The social welfare department grants licence to a shelter under provisions of the Juvenile Justice (Child Care and Protection) Act, 2000. The child panel, which on Wednesday shifted 16 rescued girls to a stat...More..

by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Pompeo insists North Korea talks 'very productive'

In comparison to past global nuclear disarmament negotiations, the discussions between Washington and North Korea on thawing ties and dismantling the North's arsenal appear to be proceeding in reverse. Spokes...More..

by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Klamathon Fire burns into Hornbrook, California, closes I-5

Flames from the so-called Alpine or West Fire charred at least 400 acres along Interstate 8 in eastern San Diego County as temperatures soared to 108 degrees. Haupt said Friday the fire is burning through grass...More..

In Ireland a restriction on the use of water
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

In Ireland a restriction on the use of water

During the ban, residents in Northern Ireland are banned from watering their gardens, filling pools or cleaning vehicles with a hosepipe. We are asking members of the public to continue conserving water in ever...More..

Trump calls Statue of Liberty climber a clown
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Trump calls Statue of Liberty climber a clown

NY police assisted US Park Police to remove her from Lady Liberty. Therese Patricia Okoumou , 45, of Staten Island, was charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct and interference with governmental admin...More..

‘Super polluting’ trucks receive loophole on environmental chief Pruitt’s last day
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

‘Super polluting’ trucks receive loophole on environmental chief Pruitt’s last day

In other words, Pruitt was doing exactly what the president wanted. "The environment doesn't need deregulation, we need more regulations to protect the environment. Wheeler was serving as a lobbyist for Mur...More..