Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

In 2017, 371 crocodiles were captured by rangers in the Northern Territory cities of Darwin, Palmerston and Katherine alone, according to the department's website. The 4.7-metre male saltwater croc was caught in the Katherine River in the Northern Te... More..

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Watchdog urges record £500000 fine for Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data scandal

It promised another update in October. Erin Egan, Facebook's chief privacy officer, acknowledged in a statement Tuesday that Facebook "should have done more to investigate claims about Cambridge Analyt...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

China vows retaliation for latest USA tariff threat

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, of Utah, called the new levies "reckless" and not "targeted". Other high-profile items such as mobile phones have so far been spared. "What's next is not so much a...More..

Qatari envoy says letting Gazans work in Israel would calm border
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Qatari envoy says letting Gazans work in Israel would calm border

Israel has demanded the return of two Israeli civilians who it says crossed into Gaza and are being held by Hamas, as well as the bodies of two soldiers who were killed in a 2014 war. "This step is taken to a...More..

Israel 'not ruling out' eventual ties with Syria's Assad
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Israel 'not ruling out' eventual ties with Syria's Assad

Israel has repeatedly said it will not allow Iran, or its Shiite proxies, to establish a permanent presence in a postwar Syria. Tension has increased at the border as President Bashar al-Assad's forces have p...More..

England nowhere near their potential, says manager Gareth Southgate
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

England nowhere near their potential, says manager Gareth Southgate

Speaking to Sky News , the ex-footballer said: " Football's coming home , I couldn't listen to it for 20 years, frankly". Southgate added: "That ended in disappointment and it is nice to be able to put a dif...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Moscow Will Expel Two Greek Diplomats in Response to Athens

None of the reports said whether the expulsions had actually taken place, although the Greek spokesman suggested some kind of action had been taken. Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos said on J...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

TRUMP TAKES EUROPE: The President Says Germany 'A CAPTIVE' of Russian Federation

Despite Trump's claims about Germany, Merkel served as a forceful advocate for imposing - and maintaining - sanctions on Russian Federation after it annexed Crimea in 2014, arguing that it violated the princi...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Thai boys were passed 'sleeping' through cave, says diver

Some of their parents are seen crying and waving to them from behind glass. The lab results for the first two groups show no signs of melioidosis, leptospirosis, scrub typhus or nipah virus. One of the boys, 14...More..

United States woman killed in Mexico City shooting
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

United States woman killed in Mexico City shooting

Tatiana Mirutenko and her husband, James Hoover, were at a taqueria on Saturday with two friends in the exclusive Lomas de Chapultepec neighborhood of the capital when the gunmen opened fire on a bouncer inside...More..

World's Ugliest Dog dies weeks after winning dubious honor
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

World's Ugliest Dog dies weeks after winning dubious honor

The English bulldog spent her first five years in a puppy mill in Missouri before she was saved by Underdog Rescue , a nonprofit pet rescue rehabilitation and placement organization. We were all saying our goo...More..

Six suspects held in Swiss bribery investigation | Money Talks
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Six suspects held in Swiss bribery investigation | Money Talks

Meanwhile, Switzerland has been conducting investigations on how billions of dollars that was meant to be used for economic development through 1MDB made its way into Swiss banks for the personal enrichment o...More..

‘UK is in turmoil’, says president
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

‘UK is in turmoil’, says president

The resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson - who said they could not support Mrs May's proposed trading relationship with the European Union - have piled pressure on the PM and prompted speculation abo...More..

Meeting Putin Might Be Easier Than Meeting Theresa May
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Meeting Putin Might Be Easier Than Meeting Theresa May

Trump has called on allied countries to meet or exceed the 2014 Wales summit goal of spending 2 percent GDP on defense spending. On top of that Germany is just paying just a little bit over 1% whereas the Unite...More..

Facebook to be fined £500,000 over data breaches
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Facebook to be fined £500,000 over data breaches

Facebook faces several other investigations, including others in Europe, a probe by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and, reportedly, several others at federal agencies such as the FBI and the Securities an...More..

Myanmar court charges Reuters reporters under Official…
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Myanmar court charges Reuters reporters under Official…

The men pleaded not guilty to breaking the Official Secrets Act - a law rarely prosecuted since its institution in 1923, back when Myanmar was still known as Burma under British colonial rule. This developm...More..

Turkey's new finance chief, Erdogan's son-in-law, vows to bring inflation down
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Turkey's new finance chief, Erdogan's son-in-law, vows to bring inflation down

The lira currency, which has been battered this year by concerns about President Tayyip Erdogan's drive for greater control over monetary policy, declined after the changes were published. "In other words, Turk...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

British regulator to fine Facebook over data protection breaches

Facebook is to be hit with the maximum £500,000 ($663,000) fine over data protection breaches related to the Cambridge Analytica scandal . "We are at a crossroads". Facebook's annual revenue in 2017 was a...More..

Thai Cave Rescue: How Elon Musk's 'Kid-Size' Submarine Could Assist Mission
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Thai Cave Rescue: How Elon Musk's 'Kid-Size' Submarine Could Assist Mission

Narongsak Osatanakorn, who is overseeing the mission, said Sunday night. A medic and three Thai Navy SEALs who have stayed with the boys on a small, dry shelf deep in the flooded cave will also come out, he s...More..

Giant 600kg crocodile finally caught after decade-long hunt
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Giant 600kg crocodile finally caught after decade-long hunt

Mid-year is the peak tourist season. A MONSTER 4.7-metre saltwater crocodile - the biggest ever found in the Katherine River systems - was finally captured yesterday after a decade-long hunt. Webb said the ca...More..

Countdown withdraws frozen veggie product after Australian recall
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Countdown withdraws frozen veggie product after Australian recall

A statement issued by the company last Wednesday said it had chosen to recall products from the plant in response to a decision by Hungary's Food Safety Agency. Listeria in tainted melon killed seven people in ...More..

US President Donald Trump names Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

US President Donald Trump names Brett Kavanaugh his Supreme Court nominee

Some conservatives have expressed concerns about Kavanaugh - a longtime judge and former clerk for Kennedy - questioning his commitment to social issues like abortion and noting his time serving under Presi...More..

Mass staff purge in Turkey ahead of Erdogan swearing
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Mass staff purge in Turkey ahead of Erdogan swearing

With the declaration of new cabinet, the state of emergency that expires on July 19 should automatically be lifted, according to outgoing Prime Minister Binali Yildirim . The dismissals came the day before Pr...More..

UK PM a
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

UK PM a "little surprised" by Johnson resignation

Johnson, who dramatically stepped down earlier yesterday from his post soon after the resignation of Brexit minister David Davis , accused May of pursuing a "semi-Brexit" with proposals for post-Brexit trade...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump says Putin meeting 'may be the easiest of them all'

Donald Trump began his Monday by demanding European countries pay more into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, as he believes the U.S. spends too much to support the group and receives little in return ...More..

Trump to separated migrant families: 'Don't come to our country illegally'
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump to separated migrant families: 'Don't come to our country illegally'

Don't come to our country illegally. The Trump administration said Monday that it would not be able to meet the court order to reunite detained migrant children under the age of 5 with their families by Tuesd...More..

White House announces additional $200B in tariffs targeting China
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

White House announces additional $200B in tariffs targeting China

The move came just days after the administration levied its previous tariffs package, valued at around $ 34 billion , against Chinese imports. The additional US tariffs, which will go through a two-month appr...More..

ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 12 killed in Peshawar blast, police say
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 12 killed in Peshawar blast, police say

He called Haroon the "Martyred son of a Martyred father". The blast occurred near the vehicle of Bilour in Yakatoot area of Peshwar. Slain ANP leader Haroon Bilour. ANP leader Iftikhar Hussain said the fune...More..

Federal judge rejects Trump's request to allow long-term detention of immigrant kids
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Federal judge rejects Trump's request to allow long-term detention of immigrant kids

Los Angeles U.S. District Court Judge Dolly Gee dismissed as "dubious" and "unconvincing" the U.S. Justice Department's proposal to modify a 1997 settlement known as the Flores Agreement , which says that chil...More..

Moron Harangues Woman In Park For Wearing Puerto Rico Shirt In America
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Moron Harangues Woman In Park For Wearing Puerto Rico Shirt In America

Video of the June 14 incident at an undisclosed Cook County Forest Preserve has since gone viral, garnering more than 1 million views on Facebook alone. The officer is seen turning the other way. The offic...More..