NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison: Trump to "encourage" Putin to change behavior

Allies are braced for a barrage of invective from Trump for not spending enough on defence, and are apprehensive that his often sceptical tone on the alliance that has underpinned European security for 70 years might turn into outright hostility.... More..

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Train derailment after rains in Turkey kills 24, injures 318
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Train derailment after rains in Turkey kills 24, injures 318

Ten people were killed and 73 were injured in a train accident in northwest Turkey on Sunday, television channels quoted the health ministry undersecretary as saying. The Turkish army said in a statement that i...More..

Theresa May's Cabinet in crisis as David Davis resigns over Brexit plan
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Theresa May's Cabinet in crisis as David Davis resigns over Brexit plan

British Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned from Government, effective immediately, United Kingdom media reports say. "The general direction of policy will leave us in at best a weak negotiating posit...More..

Turkey fires over 18,000 civil servants for alleged terror links
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Turkey fires over 18,000 civil servants for alleged terror links

Among the powers he will have under constitutional changes approved in a referendum past year will be the right to start and end states of emergency unilaterally. Gulen denies any involvement in the attempted p...More..

Thailand: Phuket boat sinking death toll continues to rise
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Thailand: Phuket boat sinking death toll continues to rise

Authorities have confirmed 41 deaths and said 15 people remained missing. Somnuek Prempramote, the Third Region Navy commander, said on Sunday the operation to locate the missing persons, a lot of them Chines...More..

Lawyers: Manafort in solitary confinement 23 hours a day
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Lawyers: Manafort in solitary confinement 23 hours a day

The court document notes that special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE's investigation into ties between the Trump camp...More..

In a blow for Theresa May, Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

In a blow for Theresa May, Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

Davis' deputy, Steve Baker, and another Brexit minister, Suella Braverman, also resigned Sunday, according to the UK's Press Association. At a summit at Chequers in the English countryside on Friday, all ...More..

First Four Boys Rescued From Thai Cave
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

First Four Boys Rescued From Thai Cave

Undated picture of Thai rescue team members walking inside a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23. The rescue will resume after authorities assess conditions in the ca...More..

U.S. warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions with Beijing
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

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

The warships, the USS Mustin and USS Benfold, headed north, the official said, and are the first American warships to pass through the strait since July 2017, when the USS John S. "U.S. Navy ships transit betw...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Trump to meet anxious North Atlantic Treaty Organisation heads, then Putin

Asked about transatlantic tensions, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has cited the 1956 Suez Crisis and the 2003 Iraq war as examples of policy disagreements that have been overcome. "By defending itse...More..

Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago applies for 40 additional foreign hires
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago applies for 40 additional foreign hires

It also states that "the influx of foreign workers holds down salaries, keeps unemployment high, and makes it hard for poor and working class Americans - including immigrants themselves and their children - to ...More..

Various chlorinated organic chemicals found in samples from Douma attack sites: OPCW
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Various chlorinated organic chemicals found in samples from Douma attack sites: OPCW

Work by the team to establish the significance of these results is on-going. Chlorine, a toxic industrial gas , is not specifically listed as a chemical weapon but its use as a weapon is a violation of world...More..

Trump Names Former Fox Executive Bill Shine for Communications Job
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Trump Names Former Fox Executive Bill Shine for Communications Job

And conservative activist Larry Klayman, founder of Judicial Watch, told The Daily Beast , "I don't want so see the ghost of Roger Ailes running the White House communications operation". Shine has consi...More..

Court Hangs 7 Members Of Doomsday Cult
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Court Hangs 7 Members Of Doomsday Cult

The German government has described the death penalty as "inhumane and cruel" after Japan hanged seven members of the doomsday cult that poisoned commuters in a deadly subway attack in 1995. Aum members first...More..

Donald Trump urged to avoid controversial Supreme Court pick
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Donald Trump urged to avoid controversial Supreme Court pick

Wade . And I will devote all my energies to ensuring that we confirm the kind of Supreme Court justice America needs: "a justice who says what the law is, not what she wants it to be; a justice who calls ball...More..

Heatwave in Canada kills 33 people in a week as temperatures rise
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Heatwave in Canada kills 33 people in a week as temperatures rise

The deaths were not concentrated in any specific municipality. " The level of danger remains high, despite a decrease in humidity level ",- said the representative of service of emergency Canada Stefan Oberho...More..

How a father planned the execution of his two children
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

How a father planned the execution of his two children

A woman, believed to be the victims' mother, arrived home shortly after, and has been treated for shock. Acting Assistant Commissioner Brett McFadden said it was too early to say exactly what happened in th...More..

Trump to Unveil Court Pick Monday
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Trump to Unveil Court Pick Monday

Mike Lee, R-Utah, who is not said to be under serious consideration by the White House but is the only lawmaker Trump has considered for the position. "Given their vision of a politicized judiciary, we should...More..

Why England have been WARNED over shaking hands with fellow footballers
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Why England have been WARNED over shaking hands with fellow footballers

England fans in Russian Federation said they were daring to dream of glory on Saturday (July 7) after the national side cruised past Sweden 2-0 and into a World Cup semi-final for the first time in 28 years. "I...More..

Pyongyang lashes out at 'rapacious' US
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Pyongyang lashes out at 'rapacious' US

Kim ended Pompeo's visit on a positive note, telling the top USA diplomat just before he boarded his plane, "We will produce an outcome, results". Professor Yang Moo-Jin at the University of North Korean Stud...More..

England Reaches World Cup Semi-Finals For First Time In 28 Years
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

England Reaches World Cup Semi-Finals For First Time In 28 Years

Welch has not said what he might do if England make the final, or even win the World Cup! Southgate has been open about how prepared he wants this team to be and made no secret before the Colombia game th...More..

by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Chrissy Teigen called Trump a "dips---" after he mocked the #MeToo movement

Elizabeth Warren over her heritage, said Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters had an I.Q.in the "mid-60s", and made thinly-veiled swipes at fellow Republicans John McCain and George H.W. "Pocahontas. They always want...More..

Veterans speak out about the U.S. Army discharging immigrant recruits
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Veterans speak out about the U.S. Army discharging immigrant recruits

One discharged recruit from Iran said to the AP, "If I am not eligible to become a US citizen, I am really scared to return to my country". More than 10,000 immigrants with legal status are now serving under ...More..

European shares rise after breakthrough in Merkel migration row
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

European shares rise after breakthrough in Merkel migration row

Separately, Merkel said she wanted to protect Europe's "humanity" in dealing with migrants, spelling out her differences with Hungary's prime minister, Viktor Orbán, at a press conference in Berlin . "At the...More..

North Korea warns U.S. attitude is 'highly REGRETTABLE' as tensions soar
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

North Korea warns U.S. attitude is 'highly REGRETTABLE' as tensions soar

The secretary of state also said that despite a critical statement released by North Korea's Foreign Ministry on Saturday night, he thought the two sides had made progress during the meeting and that hi...More..

US service member killed in Afghanistan insider attack
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

US service member killed in Afghanistan insider attack

The name of the service member who was killed will be withheld until 24 hours after next of kin is notified, in line with policy, the statement said. The term "insider attack" refers to attacks carried out ag...More..

Charting the US-China trade battle
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Charting the US-China trade battle

Acadiana soybean farmers are bracing for the worst case scenario after China imposes tariffs on American products. China has promised a swift retaliatory strike on an equal amount of USA goods. But that step ra...More..

Woman with leg stuck in train refuses ambulance because it’s too expensive
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Woman with leg stuck in train refuses ambulance because it’s too expensive

Despite the unbearable pain, 45-year-old woman asked people who came to her aid, not to call an ambulance because she couldn't afford it. Passengers freed her leg, and the ambulance still call. The woman was ta...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

But if Deschamps worked two years with the best French generation since the World Cup in 1998, Southgate and his players are not so experienced and we saw it vs. "Of course, we're feeling the energy and warmt...More..

Conservatives line up behind possible Trump Supreme Court finalists
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Conservatives line up behind possible Trump Supreme Court finalists

Leonard Leo, Trump's outside adviser on the judicial nomination process will make an appearance on ABC's "This Week" after previously telling reporters that Trump's pick likely would not focus on overturning R...More..

Klamathon Fire doubles in size, crosses OR border
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Klamathon Fire doubles in size, crosses OR border

Then a few miles to the north, the Vandergrift Fire has burned at least 330 acres and forced the evacuation of about 750 homes from the sprawling Marine Base Camp Pendleton, officials said. The fire has not bee...More..

Twelve arrested in riots over police killing of French youth
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Twelve arrested in riots over police killing of French youth

Prime Minister Edouard Philippe condemned the violence and vowed full transparency into the investigation over the 22-year-old man's death. The protesters also smashed shops and bus shelters and set fire to s...More..

Canadian student arrested by Israeli forces during West Bank protest
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Canadian student arrested by Israeli forces during West Bank protest

A Palestinian ambulance service said 35 protesters were hurt and four of them were taken to hospital. Israeli police said 11 people were arrested. Israeli police arrest an worldwide solidarity activist who ...More..

Pompeo wraps up talks in N. Korea without seeing Kim Jong Un
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Pompeo wraps up talks in N. Korea without seeing Kim Jong Un

In practical terms, however, Pompeo mentioned only that officials from both sides would meet on July 12 as a working group to discuss the repatriation of the remains of some USA soldiers killed during the 1950-...More..

30 dead as record rains devastate parts of Japan
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

30 dead as record rains devastate parts of Japan

Hundreds of thousands of people across a wide swathe of western and central Japan were evacuated from their homes today as torrential rains pounded the nation, flooding rivers, setting off landslides and leavin...More..

Mother Teresa’s charity accused of selling babies in Jharkhand, 1 arrested
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Mother Teresa’s charity accused of selling babies in Jharkhand, 1 arrested

He added: "Even for adoptions, applications have to be moved before the child welfare committee; there is a legal process". The hospitals where the children were delivered will also be investigated, police s...More..

by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

In North Korea, Pompeo phones home to brief Trump

Pompeo then sat down again with Kim Yong Chol, a top North Korean party official and former spy agency chief who played a key role with Pompeo in arranging the June 12 summit between Trump and North Korean lead...More..

by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

One dead, hundreds of homes destroyed as bushfires tear through California

The Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to the 1500 block of Holiday Hill Road, north of Fairview Avenue, around 8:45 p.m.to the report of a vegetation fire. San Diego Gas and Electric says almost ...More..

Irish Water confirm nationwide hosepipe ban
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Irish Water confirm nationwide hosepipe ban

Irish Water said The order has been issued due to the continued drought conditions and to help protect water supplies now and over the coming months. Water suppliers face growing concerns that water reserves c...More..

Officers recount rescue of protester at Statue of Liberty
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Officers recount rescue of protester at Statue of Liberty

The naturalized U.S. citizen from Congo was escorted off the landmark by police on Wednesday, and pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor trespassing and disorderly conduct on Thursday. "While we must and do respec...More..

First shots are fired in 'biggest ever trade war'
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

First shots are fired in 'biggest ever trade war'

Beijing insists it's the injured party. China was expected to respond dollar-for-dollar but did not immediately release details of the countermeasures, which were expected mainly to target agricultural produc...More..

Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigns

Wheeler's and others' lobbying efforts worked: Late previous year, President Donald Trump traveled to Utah to officially announce the reduction of Bears Ears. According to The Post: "The Trump administration ...More..

Sven-Goran Eriksson: Brazil would be easier to beat than Sweden
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Sven-Goran Eriksson: Brazil would be easier to beat than Sweden

I think it would be fantastic for everyone". The Three Lions and Sweden clash on Saturday , and Ibrahimovic believes that despite all the emotions that will be involved, the best team that can control thei...More..

Company Fires White Man Who Called Cops On Black Woman Using Pool
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Company Fires White Man Who Called Cops On Black Woman Using Pool

The man identified as Bloom then asks police to test her gate card to validate that it works, and the woman agrees to let police try it on the entrance. Finally, the officers offered an apology to the woman for...More..

Thai schoolboys not ready for underwater escape
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Thai schoolboys not ready for underwater escape

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has invited the Thai boys' football team trapped in a cave to the World Cup final, as messages of support poured in from top players. Getting trained divers in is easier than...More..

Canada's Trudeau, facing groping allegation, says he apologised, did nothing wrong
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Canada's Trudeau, facing groping allegation, says he apologised, did nothing wrong

On Friday - a day after the Canadian prime minister acknowledged he had apologised to her - the woman issued a statement saying that she was "reluctantly" addressing the issue in the face of mounting media ...More..

Syria, Russia resume airstrikes after cease-fire fails
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Syria, Russia resume airstrikes after cease-fire fails

Syria's regime and its Russian ally Friday took control of a key southern border post with Jordan, a monitor said, more than three years after it was seized by rebels. They resumed talks at around midday on F...More..

Thai cave boys not ready to dive to freedom as rescuer perishes
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Thai cave boys not ready to dive to freedom as rescuer perishes

Arpakorn also told reporters Friday that time to rescue the boys is now "limited", though he did not specify the reasons. A former Thai navy diver helping to rescue a football team trapped inside a flooded c...More..

Video shows man pick up woman who fell from moving SUV
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Video shows man pick up woman who fell from moving SUV

According to deputies, the couple left Walmart right before the fall. The female passenger who fell from the vehicle said it was an accidental injury and that she is doing OK. Still of the video released by pol...More..

Saskatchewan RCMP announce arrest made in Humboldt bus crash case
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Saskatchewan RCMP announce arrest made in Humboldt bus crash case

Sidhu, 29, is being held in custody and will appear in court for the first time next week. Sidhu was charged exactly three months after the crash at a rural Saskatchewan intersection in the late afternoon of ...More..