British man poisoned with nerve agent regains consciousness

Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said police were unable to say if the nerve agent the couple were exposed to was linked to the March 4 attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, in Salisbury. Meanwhile, British police s... More..

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Liu Xia, widow of dissident Liu Xiaobo, allowed to leave China
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Liu Xia, widow of dissident Liu Xiaobo, allowed to leave China

China on Tuesday allowed Liu Xia to fly to Berlin, ending an eight-year house arrest that drew global criticism and made the soft-spoken, chain-smoking 57-year-old poet with a shaven head a tragic icon known ...More..

Israel Shuts Down Gaza Crossing in Response to Attacks from Hamas
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Israel Shuts Down Gaza Crossing in Response to Attacks from Hamas

Only " humanitarian equipment ", including food and medicine, will now be allowed through Kerem Shalom. "There will be additional steps". The flaming kites have set fires to forest and farmland, and have done...More..

Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl to guide Trump's Supreme Court nominee
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl to guide Trump's Supreme Court nominee

The White House had asked for McConnell's advice on the matter, the official said. Even if Republicans lose one or two votes, they will likely still be able to confirm the nominee - who is expected to be anno...More..

Americans in United Kingdom warned to 'keep a low profile' during Trump's visit
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Americans in United Kingdom warned to 'keep a low profile' during Trump's visit

But Trump is unlikely to see many of those who have mobilized to protest against his visit. "Whatever Sadiq Khan thinks about Donald Trump , he should not put that personal enmity above the fact that Presid...More..

Nawaz Sharif return: Airport to be sealed
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Nawaz Sharif return: Airport to be sealed

Pakistani security agencies have chose to seal Allama Iqbal International Airport on ex-prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz's return from London. The former premier was hopeful that his pa...More..

Review Of Gay Sex Law From Today At Supreme Court: 10 Facts
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Review Of Gay Sex Law From Today At Supreme Court: 10 Facts

Sangeet Natak Akademi Award-winning Bharatnatyam dancer Navtej Singh Johar, journalist Sunil Mehra, chef Ritu Dalmia, business executive Ayesha Kapur, and Neemrana Hotels co-founder Aman Nath filed a plea in Ju...More..

Rescuers prepare to move rest of boys, coach from Thai cave
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Rescuers prepare to move rest of boys, coach from Thai cave

The names of the rescued boys were not released. Narongsak had dubbed yesterday to be "D-day" as the complicated effort was launched in the morning. The operation resumed after a 10-hour hiatus. Police and ...More..

What to expect in the Supreme Court confirmation battle
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

What to expect in the Supreme Court confirmation battle

Democrats have made health care and reproductive rights the centerpiece of their argument against Trump's nominee, and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., doubled down on that argument in a speech o...More..

Trump pardon of Oregon ranchers sparks concern, jubilation
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Trump pardon of Oregon ranchers sparks concern, jubilation

One hundred acres of public land were burned, according to The Washington Post . Dwight Hammond, 73, and Steven Hammond, 46, said they lit the fires in 2001 and 2006 to reduce the growth of invasive plants...More..

4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 remain inside
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 remain inside

Now, more than two weeks after their children became trapped in a flooded cave, some of the families are finally celebrating their return. Last Monday they were discovered huddled on a narrow rock shelf deep wi...More..

Britain is a country in turmoil, says Donald Trump
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Britain is a country in turmoil, says Donald Trump

Trump also compared the United Kingdom unfavourably to Russian Federation, saying that his planned talks with Vladimir Putin next week would be "the easiest of them" in coming days. And, frankly, it helps the...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

China Allows Widow Of Prominent Dissident To Leave The Country

Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post later said it had also independently confirmed her departure . Thanks to everyone who has helped and cared for her these few years. An accomplished artist and poet, L...More..

20 injured in plane crash outside Pretoria
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

20 injured in plane crash outside Pretoria

The Aviodrome aerospace theme park in the Netherlands said on its Facebook page that it was "hugely shocked" by the crash. It said the Convair was a US-built passenger plane that could carry 44 people. He sai...More..

French believe cockpit fire caused Egyptair MS-804 disaster
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

French believe cockpit fire caused Egyptair MS-804 disaster

French investigation agency BEA said in a statement late Friday that "the most likely hypothesis is that a fire broke out in the cockpit and "spread rapidly, resulting in loss of control". BEA officials met t...More..

91-year-old visitor beaten with brick, told 'go back to Mexico'
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

91-year-old visitor beaten with brick, told 'go back to Mexico'

Rodolfo Rodriguez, a Mexican national who was visiting family, said he was attacked as he was taking a walk on the Fourth of July. Thinking he might have gone for his daily walk, Mendoza wandered around the Los...More..

Britain's May reasserts her authority after Brexit resignations
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Britain's May reasserts her authority after Brexit resignations

The Prime Minister now faces a stormy meeting with Tory MPs and peers in Parliament on Monday evening as she tries to keep her fragile administration together. But former Conservative leader William Hague, writ...More..

YouTube To Invest $25 Million In Countering Fake News
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

YouTube To Invest $25 Million In Countering Fake News

Robert Kyncl, YouTube's chief business officer, said YouTube isn't trying to fund specific news coverage - rather, the grants are about seeding "long-term sustainable skills" for web video . "So far, local new...More..

May Loyalist Jeremy Hunt Named as Foreign Secretary
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

May Loyalist Jeremy Hunt Named as Foreign Secretary

As an ally of Osborne, he campaigned for the "Remain" campaign before the 2016 referendum. "Just when Theresa May finally thought that she had made a breakthrough in her Brexit negotiations, this resignati...More..

European Union official criticizes Trump over attitude toward allies
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

European Union official criticizes Trump over attitude toward allies

He believes that many of them are effectively getting a free ride, want the USA to take their security more seriously than they do themselves, and are taking advantage of the U.S. This disdain for US allies i...More..

Sen. Chuck Schumer vows to oppose Kavanaugh nomination with
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Sen. Chuck Schumer vows to oppose Kavanaugh nomination with "everything I've got"

It is also his second nomination since becoming president. In an article in the Minnesota Law Review (pdf ), Kavanaugh also noted his position on Senate confirmation hearings-a process he'll soon be facing. ...More..

Steve Bannon Harassed in Richmond, Va. Bookstore, 911 Called
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Steve Bannon Harassed in Richmond, Va. Bookstore, 911 Called

And now some on the left have blasted the store owner for calling police on the woman. "I can't even say how painful it is to be there without help, without support, and with the pain of having lost something...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Liu Xia: Nobel laureate's widow allowed to leave China for Europe

The United Nations , United States, European Union and other foreign governments and groups have urged China to lift restrictions on Liu Xia's movements. Hua said she "could not see any link" between Liu Xia...More..

Death toll mounts to 100 as Japan receives record rainfall
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Death toll mounts to 100 as Japan receives record rainfall

Dozens of people have been killed and 2 million forced to flee their homes after record rains pounded southwest Japan, triggering widespread flooding and deadly landslides . A man walks past a damaged street i...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

'We do not agree' on Brexit plan with outgoing ministers: May

President Donald Trump is set to visit Britain. Tory digital minister Matt Hancock - known for his self-branded social networking app - will now takeover Hunt's portfolio as Health Secretary. But minister...More..

Name of driver in crash that killed 4 daughters, father released
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Name of driver in crash that killed 4 daughters, father released

Trooper 4 ( Delaware State Police Aviation) and Life Net ( Christiana Hospital Helicopter) are en route to the scene. Brian C. Kern, 24 of Bethlehem, sustained nonlife-threatening injuries in the multi-vehi...More..

US to release and reunite 50 migrant children with parents
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

US to release and reunite 50 migrant children with parents

As for most of the rest of the under-5 children who have yet to reunited with their families, Fabian said that their parents have already been released into the US, have been deported, or are behind bars on cri...More..

Is Whatsapp Testing Suspicious Link Detection Feature To Curb Spam, Fake News?
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Is Whatsapp Testing Suspicious Link Detection Feature To Curb Spam, Fake News?

The feature is available in the WhatsApp beta version 2.18.204 or later for Android, but can only be accessed by a handful of users in its initial stages. Last week, we had reported that Whatsapp is offering ...More..

Thai cave rescue: Eight freed boys given clean bill of health
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Thai cave rescue: Eight freed boys given clean bill of health

A crack team of foreign divers and Thai Navy SEALS guided the boys during a nine-hour operation through almost 4 km (2.5 miles) of sometimes submerged, pitch-dark channels from where they have been trapped fo...More..

GOP lawmakers show support for US Rep. Jordan
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

GOP lawmakers show support for US Rep. Jordan

The powerful conservative deal maker from OH who has been accused of negligence by students he coached more than two decades ago says "it's not true" that he was aware that wrestlers were being molested and...More..