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On Eve of Zimbabwe’s Election, Mugabe Rails Against an Old Friend On Eve of Zimbabwe’s Election, Mugabe Rails Against an Old Friend
- July 30, 2018

Meanwhile, opposition candidates yesterday protested against an election billboard supporting Mnangagwa in Chinotimba ward 9 (rank), which they claimed was located 15 metres away from a polling booth. The southern Africa nation hopes that a credible vote on Monday could get those sanctions lifted and bring badly needed investment for a collapsed economy. (more...)
Special drug dog worries Colombian cartel Special drug dog worries Colombian cartel
- July 30, 2018

Like most dogs , Sombra likes to play, and enjoys being scratched and petted, but at the same time, she is an essential instrument in the struggle against criminal forces which endanger the lives of Colombia's inhabitants on a daily basis. (more...)
2 dead, 6 others injured in Claiborne Ave. shooting 2 dead, 6 others injured in Claiborne Ave. shooting
- July 30, 2018

A lot of people, we know, saw what happened, heard what happened. The New Orleans Advocate reported the shooter targeted Jeremiah Lee ran across a street and into a large group of people before he fell in front of the Chicken & Watermelon eatery. (more...)
Pres. Trump willing to shut down government over border security Pres. Trump willing to shut down government over border security
- July 30, 2018

Trump's tweet on Sunday came several days after the government said more than 1,800 children separated at the US-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors after a federal judge ordered the reunions. Trump's latest attacks against USA immigrants entering the US illegally - majority from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras - comes as his administration continues to deal with the fallout of his "zero tolerance" policy of weeks ago in which more than 2,500 children were ... (more...)
Rudy Giuliani: Michael Cohen Has Been Warned To Keep His Mouth Shut Rudy Giuliani: Michael Cohen Has Been Warned To Keep His Mouth Shut
- July 29, 2018

United States intelligence agencies say Russian Federation interfered to support Trump's candidacy. The US Attorney's office for the Southern District of NY, which is leading the criminal investigation of Cohen, declined to comment. The president, Trump Jr. and others have repeatedly said that Trump was not aware of the 2016 Trump Tower meeting until he was asked about it by reporters in July 2017. (more...)
Kamala Harris: Must Think of Illegal Immigrant Children ‘as Being Our Own’ Kamala Harris: Must Think of Illegal Immigrant Children ‘as Being Our Own’
- July 29, 2018

She soon spotted the 5-year-old approaching in a vehicle, a seatbelt over her chest. Immigrants seeking asylum Natalia Oliveira da Silva and her daughter, Sara, 5, hug as they wait at a Catholic Charities facility, Monday, in San Antonio. (more...)
Palestinian teen protest icon Ahed al-Tamimi leaves Israeli prison Palestinian teen protest icon Ahed al-Tamimi leaves Israeli prison
- July 29, 2018

An Israel Prison Service spokesperson said Tamimi had left the Sharon prison and was enroute to the West Bank, where her family are veterans of protests against an Israeli settlement near their home. "I salute everyone who supported me and my case". Tamimi's family arrived at a checkpoint in the West Bank, where they spoke briefly to reporters before heading to their home village of Nebi Saleh. (more...)
Scores dead as twin wildfires rage near Greek capital Scores dead as twin wildfires rage near Greek capital
- July 28, 2018

Mati is a popular tourist spot for Greeks, particularly pensioners and children at summer camps. Hundreds of firefighters are battling the flames but Greece has issued an urgent appeal for help from European Union partners. A flotilla of coast guard and private boats evacuated more than 700 people from threatened beaches overnight, authorities said. Nikos Stavrinidis and his wife grabbed whatever they could from their summer home in the Mati area near Ravina and ran for their lives, he ... (more...)
Brexit Secretary confident of workable solution on Irish border Brexit Secretary confident of workable solution on Irish border
- July 27, 2018

But it would also push up inflation, renewing the squeeze on consumers' real incomes seen after the pound fell following the European Union referendum in June 2016. With just over eight months left until Britain is due to leave the European Union, there is little clarity about how trade will flow as May, who is grappling with a rebellion in her Conservative party, is still trying to strike a deal with the bloc. (more...)
Zoo accused of passing off donkey as zebra Zoo accused of passing off donkey as zebra
- July 27, 2018

Zebra or donkey? The answer isn't so black and white. Mahmoud Sarhan posted photos of the animal to Facebook after a recent trip to Cairo's International Garden municipal park. In 2009, a zoo in Gaza did the same thing, saying that it could not procure real zebras due to an Israeli blockade. It's not the only time a zoo has filled an exhibit with something other than what's on the sign. (more...)
UK’s May taking personal control of Brexit talks UK’s May taking personal control of Brexit talks
- July 27, 2018

Earlier, Mr. Raab suggested to the Sunday Telegraph that he was still persuading other cabinet ministers that the government's "pragmatic" strategy for leaving the European Union was the "best plan" and that the United Kingdom could refuse to pay its so-called divorce bill, a payment from the United Kingdom to the European Union estimated to be about £39bn, if it does not get a trade deal. (more...)
North Korea Hands Over Remains of U.S. Soldiers From Korean War North Korea Hands Over Remains of U.S. Soldiers From Korean War
- July 27, 2018

President Donald Trump as it was one of the agreements reached during his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore aimed primarily at securing the denuclearisation of the North. Kim committed in a broad summit statement to work towards denuclearisation but Pyongyang has offered no details. "It will return (to South Korea ) today". (more...)
Republican lawmakers launch move to impeach Justice Department's Rosenstein Republican lawmakers launch move to impeach Justice Department's Rosenstein
- July 26, 2018

The impeachment resolution that Meadows introduced was not "privileged", which is a procedural motion that can force a House floor vote on the matter, a move that liberal Democrats have already taken against the President, though it was easily voted down. (more...)
Auto tariffs won’t be imposed on European Union: Wilbur Ross Auto tariffs won’t be imposed on European Union: Wilbur Ross
- July 26, 2018

We were being nice - until now! A "trade promotion program" will work to find new markets for USA agricultural products. He warned that those who pursue "economic hegemony" will "only end up hurting themselves". "This is a short-term solution to allow President Trump time to work on long-term trade deals to benefit agriculture and the entire US economy", Perdue said in a statement . (more...)
12 audio files sent to prosecutors in Michael Cohen probe 12 audio files sent to prosecutors in Michael Cohen probe
- July 26, 2018

Federal prosecutors in NY are investigating Cohen for possible bank and tax fraud, and for possible campaign law violations linked to a $130,000 (€111,000) payment to Daniels and other matters related to Trump's campaign, a person familiar with the investigation has told Reuters . (more...)
Rouhani says conflict with Iran would be ‘mother of all wars’ Rouhani says conflict with Iran would be ‘mother of all wars’
- July 26, 2018

A prominent Iranian political analyst is downplaying President Donald Trump's warning to Iran and the escalating rhetoric, saying they were in his opinion "the storm before the calm". "The president has been very, very clear again since day one what his objectives are, and he's certainly not going to tolerate the leader of Iran making threats against Americans, making threats against this country, making threats against Israel". (more...)
Cohen Tapes Indicate Fraud, Not Protected By Attorney-Client Privilege Cohen Tapes Indicate Fraud, Not Protected By Attorney-Client Privilege
- July 26, 2018

Trump has previously denied knowledge of the $130,000 payment to Daniels that was facilitated by Cohen. Trump asked in a Twitter post on Wednesday. As we know, the National Enquirer paid former Playboy Model Karen McDougal $150,000 to purchase and suppress the story about her 2006 affair with Donald Trump . (more...)
Report says images indicate North Korea dismantling test site facilities Report says images indicate North Korea dismantling test site facilities
- July 25, 2018

The testing facilities at the site are thought to play a role in the development of liquid-fuel engines that can also be used in North Korea's ballistic missile programme. But their agreement contained no details about when or how North Korea would abandon its nuclear weapons program or shut down its existing nuclear facilities. (more...)
United Kingdom police get identikit of the Skripals attack suspects United Kingdom police get identikit of the Skripals attack suspects
- July 25, 2018

Hundreds of hours of city centre CCTV footage are being analysed from March 4 , when former Russian spy Sergei Skripal, 66, was poisoned along with his daughter, Yulia, 33. Charlie was admitted to Salisbury District Hospital on Saturday June 30th, following exposure to the nerve agent, novichok . Wiltshire Police Chief Constable Kier Pritchard welcomed the news and paid tribute to hospital staff and emergency services. (more...)
Trump threatens Iran with what 'few have suffered'
- July 25, 2018

One newspaper headline quoted the Iranian leader as saying, " Mr. Trump , do not play with the lion's tail". "That small group who have been defeated by this insane president's psychological warfare should know that America will not be satisfied with anything less than our destruction", he said. (more...)
Canada: At least one dead, 14 injured in Toronto shooting Canada: At least one dead, 14 injured in Toronto shooting
- July 24, 2018

One of the 14 victims, a woman, has since died. The two young women have not been identified, but the elder was reported to have died at the scene while the 10-year-old died after being rushed to hospital in a critical condition. "We were so use to living in a city where these things didn't happen", Toronto Mayor John Tory said. My heart goes out to the victims and loved ones of the horrific act of gun violence in Toronto . (more...)
Rubio on Trump's Russian Federation messaging: Rubio on Trump's Russian Federation messaging: "Not a good moment for the administration"
- July 24, 2018

Trump has voiced a mix of comments since Helsinki, saying he accepted the USA intelligence finding of Russian election interference, while coupling it with continued denials that his campaign colluded with Russia. President Donald Trump is back to referring to the Russian Federation commotion as "a big hoax". When asked about Trump casting doubts about US intelligence in regards to Russian meddling, the number jumped to 56 percent disapproving to just 29 percent approving. (more...)
North Korea: satellite images show dismantling of missile test facilities North Korea: satellite images show dismantling of missile test facilities
- July 24, 2018

US President Donald Trump said yesterday he was "very happy" with how talks were progressing with North Korea, as observers and the media highlight the lack of concrete results one month after his summit with Kim Jong Un , reports AFP. (more...)
Trump remains upbeat about prospects of DPRK denuclearization: Pompeo Trump remains upbeat about prospects of DPRK denuclearization: Pompeo
- July 24, 2018

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a press briefing at United Nations headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., July 20, 2018. The United States called last week on all U.N. "Maximum pressure" will be hard to maintain in the absence of some new North Korean provocation. President on Thursday canceled a scheduled June 12 summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after recent sparring between the two countries over the planned nuclear talks. (more...)
Secret papers show Trump aide suspected of ‘conspiring’ with Russia Secret papers show Trump aide suspected of ‘conspiring’ with Russia
- July 23, 2018

Rubio was responding to the Saturday release of the FBI's heavily-redacted Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act warrant applications for domestic surveillance on Page, then an advisor to Trump's campaign. Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller this month indicted 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking Democratic political organizations during the 2016 campaign, and releasing troves of stolen information in an attempt to influence the presidential election. (more...)
10 injured in shooting outside Toronto restaurant 10 injured in shooting outside Toronto restaurant
- July 23, 2018

There are at least nine casualties - including children - after the shooting in the Canadian city of Toronto. Police have confirmed that the shooter is now dead. "We just ran", said John Tulloch, who was on Danforth Avenue for a nighttime walk with his brother at the time, to The Gobe and Mail. There is a heavy police presence at the scene and a large swath of the area has been blocked off as emergency crews respond to the situation. (more...)
Pompeo says Kim must keep vow to denuclearise Pompeo says Kim must keep vow to denuclearise
- July 23, 2018

However, as days have passed by, American negotiators have faced it increasingly hard to turn the words into action, thanks to stiff resistance from the East Asian country and it has left Trump aghast, so much so that he has fumed at his aides privately even as he praised the negotiations in public, The Washington Times reported. (more...)
Florida man shot, killed during parking spot dispute Florida man shot, killed during parking spot dispute
- July 23, 2018

Surveillance video of the incident shows that McGlockton was riding in a 2016 Chrysler 2000 driven by his girlfriend Britany Jacobs, 25, when she pulled into the parking lot of the Circle-A Food Store at 3.27pm. McGlockton ran back into the store where his five-year-old son was standing at the front door, watching the entire incident happen right before his eyes. (more...)
John Kerry says Trump's slam on Biden 'unbecoming of a president' John Kerry says Trump's slam on Biden 'unbecoming of a president'
- July 23, 2018

Former Secretary of State Clinton questioned the format of the summit, saying that while one-on-one meetings sometimes happen with friendly heads of state, it's less usual with a Russian president . We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. (more...)
Senior Trump Admin Official Implies Trump's Backtrack Was a Lie Senior Trump Admin Official Implies Trump's Backtrack Was a Lie
- July 21, 2018

Asked by reporters whether Russian Federation was still targeting the United States, Trump shook his head and said , "No". Trump made stronger remarks in an interview later Wednesday with CBS News anchor Jeff Glor , saying he holds Putin personally responsible for Russian interference in USA elections. (more...)
Sheriff: 8 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident Sheriff: 8 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident
- July 21, 2018

In video captured by onlookers from the lake, two duck boats can be seen churning up and down through choppy waves, with water spraying in every direction. Two passengers on a duck boat were killed in 2010 near Philadelphia when a barge collided with the smaller vessel. People pray next to a vehicle believed to belong to a victim of the duck boat accident . (more...)
Fresh Trump confusion over Russian Federation meddling Fresh Trump confusion over Russian Federation meddling
- July 21, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump , left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin pose for a photograph at the beginning of a one-on-one meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. He said the two men appeared to open the way for a grand bargain that would allow the U.S.to hike up pressure on Iran in exchange for allowing Russian Federation to increase its sway over Ukraine. (more...)
TIME Magazine morphs Trump, Putin's faces on cover for 'Summit Crisis' story TIME Magazine morphs Trump, Putin's faces on cover for 'Summit Crisis' story
- July 21, 2018

Trump's remarks come ahead of a scheduled July 25 visit to Washington by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to discuss "a wide range of priorities" with the US president, including a "focus on improving transatlantic trade". (more...)
Election Interference Takes Center Stage At Trump-Putin Press Conference Election Interference Takes Center Stage At Trump-Putin Press Conference
- July 19, 2018

Vladimir Putin dismissed allegations that his government meddled in the 2016 United States presidential election as "utterly ridiculous", and denied suggestions that Russian Federation had compromising information on Donald Trump . Congressman Adam Schiff, the senior Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Mr Trump had given Mr Putin "a green light to interfere in 2018". (more...)
Britain's Boris Johnson says 'not too late to save Brexit' Britain's Boris Johnson says 'not too late to save Brexit'
- July 19, 2018

Former worldwide development secretary Priti Patel, who is proposing one of four amendments to the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill, told BBC Radio 4's Westminster Hour the white paper had " many flaws around our independence and our ability to make free trade agreements". (more...)
Royalty, the pope, and now Trump _ Putin makes everyone wait Royalty, the pope, and now Trump _ Putin makes everyone wait
- July 19, 2018

I don't see any reason why it would be", Trump said , although he added that he has confidence in both parties - Putin and USA intelligence. "The president is putting himself over our country", Schumer wrote in a series of Twitter posts following the Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki . (more...)
Under fire, Donald Trump says he misspoke on Russian Federation election meddling Under fire, Donald Trump says he misspoke on Russian Federation election meddling
- July 19, 2018

US President Donald Trump insisted Wednesday that his meeting with Vladimir Putin could prove successful, as he tries to quell fury in Washington after appearing to defer to the Russian leader over US intelligence chiefs. Following that tweet , he released two images with a quote from him inset (as seen above and below), both of which served to underscore how he saw his diplomacy with Russian Federation fitting in with global politics. (more...)
Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summit Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summit
- July 19, 2018

Addressing journalists ahead of a one-on-one meeting with Trump , Putin said the Monday summit was a continuation of previous contacts between the two. The grand jury charges shine a brighter spotlight on Trump's treatment of Putin, who has repeatedly denied Russian Federation sought to skew the election which Trump, a Republican, unexpectedly won. (more...)
US asks court to detain alleged Russian agent pending trial US asks court to detain alleged Russian agent pending trial
- July 19, 2018

The 29-year-old told a Russian official she must remain "incognito" and keep everything "quiet and careful" the month before the 2016 USA election, according to messages allegedly uncovered by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Butina responded, "Good teachers!" The gun rights group was not identified. The Butina case was not brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. (more...)
Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows Asian shares drift lower as China data, trade cast shadows
- July 18, 2018

As for why Beijing hasn't retaliated, "there might be some adjustment in China's approach to countermeasures", said Tu. Over the past decade, about 20 per cent of China's exports have gone to USA markets, according to Moody's Investors Services, with exports still accounting for a sizeable chunk of the giant economy. (more...)
Trump Blames 'US For Poor Russia Ties Ahead Of Summit Trump Blames 'US For Poor Russia Ties Ahead Of Summit
- July 18, 2018

Former Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta said the Trump administration's claim that the Russia investigation is a witch hunt came true Friday with the indictment of a dozen Russian intelligence officers. A total of 64 percent of people questioned said they saw Trump as a greater threat to world peace than Putin (16 percent). Trump's characterization of the news media as enemies was notable, coming as he flew to meet with the leader of what's regarded as one of the ... (more...)
Woman charged with acting as Russian agent has South Dakota ties Woman charged with acting as Russian agent has South Dakota ties
- July 18, 2018

Among those who attended were former NRA President David Keene, conservative political operative Paul Erickson and former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, later a strong Trump supporter. The NRA did not immediately return a request for comment. Court papers said Butina had "developed ties with American citizens and infiltrated political groups" in a bid to funnel information back to Moscow. (more...)
Putin: US-Russia ties should not be held hostage to Mueller probe Putin: US-Russia ties should not be held hostage to Mueller probe
- July 18, 2018

Bush. Mr Trump said he has "great confidence" in his intelligence agencies who have concluded Russian Federation interfered in the election. "Mr. Trump also discussed Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok's testimony before House lawmakers last week, calling him a "total phony". (more...)
May says Trump told her to 'sue the EU' May says Trump told her to 'sue the EU'
- July 18, 2018

Donald Trump advised Theresa May to "sue" the European Union instead of negotiating with them, the prime minister has claimed. British Prime Minister Theresa May bowed to pressure on Monday from euroskeptics in her ruling Conservative Party by agreeing to a series of amendments to a bill setting up a new customs regime after Brexit. (more...)
Finnish Newspaper Greets Trump and Putin With Billboards Defending 'Free Press' Finnish Newspaper Greets Trump and Putin With Billboards Defending 'Free Press'
- July 18, 2018

The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said separately that the talks were "better than super" in comments reported by Russian news agencies. That's on me, folks. "I will say this, I don't see any reason why it would be", he continued. Speaking at the joint news conference, President Putin offered to allow U.S. (more...)
Trump says Prime Minister Trump says Prime Minister "went the opposite way" from his Brexit advice
- July 16, 2018

Trump, in the interview given before he left Brussels for the United Kingdom, accused May of ruining what her country stands to gain from the Brexit vote to leave the European Union. He had used a Thursday morning press conference in Brussels to attack the Prime Minister's Brexit plan and highlight Cabinet divisions. "You know I've been reading a lot on Brexit over the last couple of days and its seems to be turning a little bit differently where they're getting at least partially involved ... (more...)
Man accused of killing officer, bystander to be arraigned Man accused of killing officer, bystander to be arraigned
- July 16, 2018

Additional officers continued to pursue Lopes through the neighborhood as he fired Chesna's gun again and killed an elderly woman in her home. Chesna fell to the ground, and Lopes took the officer's gun and shot him. Chesna was a veteran of the US Army, which he joined "to open doors to become a police officer", Grimes said. Lopes recently graduated from Weymouth High School with good grades and was heading to college but has since been in and out of homelessness, Barnette said. (more...)
Obama dances to traditional music in his home village in Kenya Obama dances to traditional music in his home village in Kenya
- July 16, 2018

Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga refused to undergo security screening at Kogelo, where former US President Barack Obama is expected to inaugurate a project. He called for economic growth that reaches everyone not only only a few at the top and that it should be broadly shared across regions. "Everybody is a cousin", Obama said in jest. (more...)
Woman survived 7 days after driving off California cliff Woman survived 7 days after driving off California cliff
- July 16, 2018

Over the next seven days, officials say Angela used a radiator hose from her jeep as a straw, surviving off of drips of water from a nearby natural spring. Hernandez said she woke up and felt water rising over her knees. Her disappearance captured widespread attention after she and her vehicle were last seen on a surveillance camera video at a Carmel gas station on July 6, about 80 kilometres north of the stretch of Highway 1 where she was found. (more...)
Dancers, pig heads and sweets: Thais thank cave spirits for saving boys Dancers, pig heads and sweets: Thais thank cave spirits for saving boys
- July 16, 2018

Dr. Pak Loharnshoon of the Royal Thai Army - who stayed with the boys in the cave as authorities devised a plan to get them out and was dubbed "Superman" - visited the group inside the Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital in Chiang Rai, Thailand. (more...)