Off to Europe: Trump to meet worried NATO heads, then Putin

The ties between the USA and many of its longest-standing allies have frayed since Trump took office and put his "America first" agenda into practice. Europe is bracing for Hurricane Trump. Trump cites a 2006 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation go... More..

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Man gets stuck in melted Tarmac in Newcastle
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Man gets stuck in melted Tarmac in Newcastle

Council bosses have stressed roads are not melting in the heatwave after a man became stuck in asphalt. The unidentified man made a 999 call and was rescued, thankfully uninjured, after the fire services went...More..

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

Trump to Unveil Court Pick Monday

I think they're all outstanding", Trump told reporters Thursday en route to Montana, declining to name the finalists. Kennedy, a moderate who was nominated to the court for Ronald Reagan, was a reliable swing...More..

Boris Johnson brands Theresa May's Brexit plan 'an absolute stinker'
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Boris Johnson brands Theresa May's Brexit plan 'an absolute stinker'

But environment secretary Mr Gove, who campaigned for Brexit alongside Mr Johnson in the 2016 referendum, told the BBC's Andrew Marr show he was satisfied the solution would "honour" the result of the vote. F...More..

Rudy Giuliani says Michael Cohen should cooperate with federal investigators
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Rudy Giuliani says Michael Cohen should cooperate with federal investigators

On July 2, ABC News published excerpts from an interview with Cohen in which he rejected Trump's description of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe as a "witch hunt" and said he puts "family and country fi...More..

Rescuers begin operation to bring out 13 trapped in Thai cave
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Rescuers begin operation to bring out 13 trapped in Thai cave

Prajak's aunt told CNN she had not made preparations for his birthday but is now excited about the prospect of being reunited with him soon. The rescue mission's chief said Saturday conditions are "perfect" t...More..

Gareth Southgate Hails 'Incredible Feeling' as England Secure Historic Semi-Final Spot
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Gareth Southgate Hails 'Incredible Feeling' as England Secure Historic Semi-Final Spot

Then we needed to score, (we) scored first, controlled the game", David Thomson said. I know the fans here are enjoying it. Football fans in and around the Fylde coast and Preston are starting to believe Engl...More..

Boys rescued from Thailand cave
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Boys rescued from Thailand cave

Fairfax says water levels in the first 600 metres of the cave remained stable overnight, despite heavy rain. But there were now concerns that carbon dioxide levels in the cave could rise and pose a risk to th...More..

Orrin Hatch May Have Revealed Trump's SCOTUS Nominee
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Orrin Hatch May Have Revealed Trump's SCOTUS Nominee

Some conservatives have pointed to Kethledge as a potential justice in the mold of Neil Gorsuch , Trump's first Supreme Court nominee previous year. Wade is overturned", one Democratic aide tells TIME, refe...More..

Thailand boat sinking: At least 21 confirmed dead
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Thailand boat sinking: At least 21 confirmed dead

The Embassy said that calls were raised to quickly mobilise an intensive search for the missing and "to tend and make appropriate arrangements for the rescued Chinese tourists, treat and cure the injured and re...More..

England bask in World Cup glow as Russian Federation suffer agonising exit
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

England bask in World Cup glow as Russian Federation suffer agonising exit

England will now play Croatia on Wednesday for a place in the World Cup final. Their valiant efforts in Russian Federation have seen thousands hit the pubs and clubs to support their boys from back home,...More..

by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

After marathon meeting, United Kingdom leaders endorse Brexit trade plan

Mrs May has persuaded her Cabinet to accept proposals that would see Britain remain tied to EU rules on the sale of goods and farm products for ever, force British courts to take account of the rulings of the E...More..

London Mayor Says 'Trump Baby' Protest Blimp Can Fly
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

London Mayor Says 'Trump Baby' Protest Blimp Can Fly

The mayor of London Sadiq Khan approved the 19-feet balloon of a very orange-colored, very round baby Trump with a diaper on, mouth open wide (to rant) and a cell phone in his hand to tweet , reports CNN ...More..

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

US warships pass through Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions with Beijing

The move comes amid a trade war between the USA and China and escalating tensions between Taiwan and China, which has warned that it will defend - by force if necessary - its "One China" principle under which t...More..

Father kills teen children in Australia murder
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Father kills teen children in Australia murder

John Edwards was found dead the morning after he killed his 15-year-old son and 13-year-old daughter in a bedroom at their Hull Road home at West Pennant Hills about 5.20pm on Thursday. The teenagers had bee...More..

North Korea lashes out at USA, calls talks 'extremely regrettable'
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

North Korea lashes out at USA, calls talks 'extremely regrettable'

North Korea's angry reaction to the talks with Pompeo came in a Foreign Ministry statement that berated the Secretary over his "unilateral and gangster-like" demands and for offering no constructive steps ...More..

Trade war unleashed, officially: Trump takes aim at $500 bn Chinese goods
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Trade war unleashed, officially: Trump takes aim at $500 bn Chinese goods

But Trump has said his administration will respond to retaliation from Beijing with much bigger waves of tariffs, raising the prospect of worsening tit-for-tat reprisals. The 25% levy came into effect at mi...More..

Zimbabwe election a 'critical test' - European Union chief observer
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Zimbabwe election a 'critical test' - European Union chief observer

MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa sensationally claimed that Zanu PF's rigging gimmicks are massive to the extent of rigging the alphabet on the ballot paper. "It's only Zanu-PF which can decid...More..

by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

North Korea Slams 'Gangster-Like' US Demands After Pompeo Visit

But the North Korean statement said the unilateral demands on "CVID" - complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization - were "very concerning" and that it has led to a " dangerous phase that might rat...More..

Immigrant PhD candidate rocked by sudden Army discharge
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Immigrant PhD candidate rocked by sudden Army discharge

Potentially more have been involuntarily separated from the ground service, but Army and Pentagon officials declined to provide additional details on those discharges, due to pending litigation against the serv...More..

Beers And Cheers As England Fans Go Wild Over Win
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Beers And Cheers As England Fans Go Wild Over Win

Southgate's youthful side ended England's 12-year wait to win a knockout match at a major tournament after they scraped past Colombia on penalties in the last 16. He completed what we'd hoped he would today b...More..

U.S. Service Member Killed In 'Apparent Insider Attack' In Afghanistan
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

U.S. Service Member Killed In 'Apparent Insider Attack' In Afghanistan

The statement and Afghan official, speaking on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the situation, said the attack occurred in Uruzgan province. The number of insider attacks peaked at 61 in 2012, b...More..

Alan Dershowitz’s Martha's Vineyard Neighbors Are Shunning Him for Defending Donald Trump
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Alan Dershowitz’s Martha's Vineyard Neighbors Are Shunning Him for Defending Donald Trump

I am a liberal Democrat in politics, but a neutral civil libertarian when it comes to the Constitution. He's repeatedly said that the investigation shouldn't have a special counsel and that not enough evide...More..

Orban, Merkel spell out differences on migration
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Orban, Merkel spell out differences on migration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel clashed with her Hungarian counterpart over the responsibilities Europe had towards refugees seeking sanctuary on the continent in a tense press conference marked by unusuall...More..

Paul Manafort Locked Alone in Cell for 23 Hours a Day
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Paul Manafort Locked Alone in Cell for 23 Hours a Day

Federal marshals at the Northern Neck Regional Jail in Warsaw, Virginia determined that they have to keep him isolated almost all the time in order to 'guarantee his safety, ' according to his attorneys. They a...More..

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

Conservatives line up behind possible Trump Supreme Court finalists

Welch said a woman's legal right to abortion is on the line if any of President's Trump's Supreme Court candidates are confirmed. Pence met with Kethledge and Coney Barrett while in IN earlier this week, ...More..

One dead in Siskiyou fire
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

One dead in Siskiyou fire

Authorities said more than 350 acres had been burned and that hundreds had been evacuated. The fire is among several that have ravaged California as a heat wave hits the southern part of the state, with tem...More..

Brother of Nicaraguan leader calls for early elections
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Brother of Nicaraguan leader calls for early elections

The U.S. Treasury Department put sanctions on three top Nicaraguan officials for alleged human rights abuses and corruption, the agency announced Thursday. Two of the those sanctioned reportedly have ties t...More..

Key points of Britain's post-Brexit trade plan
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Key points of Britain's post-Brexit trade plan

It says: "The UK would apply the UK's tariffs and trade policy for goods intended for the UK, and the EU's tariffs and trade policy for goods intended for the European Union ". A "facilitated customs arrangeme...More..

North Korea nuclear deal: Pompeo sees 'progress' after talks
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

North Korea nuclear deal: Pompeo sees 'progress' after talks

However, the North said the outcome of the talks was "very concerning" as it had led to a risky phase which might rattle the country's "willingness for denuclearisation that had been firm". New dates for th...More..