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Pakistan readies for disgraced ex-PM Sharif's return from UK

Pakistan readies for disgraced ex-PM Sharif's return from UK Sharif has also said the military's intelligence wing, the Inter-Services Intelligence agency, is intimidating his party's candidates to switch loyalties, or to run as independents, ahead of the July 25 poll. Speaking from inside his vehicle near Raiwind Flyover of the Lahore Ring Road, he reminded his party supporters that they were to welcome Mr Nawaz Sharif on his arrival at the Lahore airp... [Full Article...]

Former Sussex schooolboy suffers World Cup semi-final heartbreak

Former Sussex schooolboy suffers World Cup semi-final heartbreak The young England squad achieved what many believed to be the unachievable as they progressed into the semi-final of the World Cup - the first time in 28 years. All the players deserve praise, but the highlight for me was the performances of Harry Maguire, Jordan Pickford , John Stones , Kieran Trippier and Jordan Henderson. [Full Article...]

Israel hits Syrian army posts after drone incursion

Israel hits Syrian army posts after drone incursion Earlier on Wednesday, Israel fired a Patriot missile to intercept what initial findings showed was an unarmed drone that may have been on an intelligence mission, the Israeli army said. The drone "infiltrated the Israeli border from Syria", the Israeli military statement said, without immediately elaborating on whether the shoot-down took place over the Golan. [Full Article...]

ACLU: Trump administration should pay counseling for separated families

ACLU: Trump administration should pay counseling for separated families Twenty-two of the 46 remaining children were declared ineligible for reunification because of safety concerns posed by the adults in their cases, including serious criminal histories and adults determined not to be a parent, according to HHS. [Full Article...]

A 'Supreme' show: Trump savors big reveal for court choice

A 'Supreme' show: Trump savors big reveal for court choice And that's good - the court is important, Democrats haven't focused on it like Republicans have, and Trump's hype machine finally has them paying the amount of attention they should. If confirmed, Kavanaugh would be a reliable fifth conservative vote on the court, potentially deciding the future of Roe v. Wade and dozens of other big legal cases. [Full Article...]

Thai Cave Rescue: Sixth Boy Leaves, Six Soccer Players and Coach Remain

Thai Cave Rescue: Sixth Boy Leaves, Six Soccer Players and Coach Remain The risky bid to rescue the boys - aged between 11 and 16 - resumed after a break on Sunday night to replenish oxygen supplies and make other preparations deep inside the cave complex in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai province. Narongsak Osatanakorn, who is in charge of the rescue effort. The boys will "be evaluated by doctors for five to seven days", Dr Chokedamrongsook said. [Full Article...]

Fifth Boy Brought Out Of Thai Cave On Second Day Of Rescue

Fifth Boy Brought Out Of Thai Cave On Second Day Of Rescue The next operation for the rest is set to resume in 10-20 hours, with officials and volunteers buoyed by the fact that their method of rescuing the boys by diving has been successful so far, he said . "We're thankful for the coach for being there with them, to help guide the kids through this situation, without him, they probably wouldn't have survived", said Guerrero. [Full Article...]

Pompeo says progress made with North Korea amid denuclearisation talks

Pompeo says progress made with North Korea amid denuclearisation talks Devin, just hours after Pompeo wrapped up his third visit to the North, Pyongyang released a statement from an unnamed Foreign Ministry spokesperson on its state-run media Korea Central News Agency, slamming the USA for what he called their "gangster-like" unilateral demands. [Full Article...]

Thai military diver dies as window for cave rescue narrows

Thai military diver dies as window for cave rescue narrows Narongsak Osottanakorn told reporters late Friday. "His job was to deliver oxygen". Thai authorities have since said they have a limited amount of time to rescue the group, particularly as oxygen levels within the cave are declining and rain is continuing to deluge the area. [Full Article...]

Japan Executes Leader of Doomsday Cult

Japan Executes Leader of Doomsday Cult The cult was preparing for the apocalypse, and had more than 10,000 members in Japan alone. Chizuo Matsumoto, the cult's leader who went by the name Shoko Asahara , was the first to be hanged, media said as it broke into regular programming to report the news. [Full Article...]

Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns Two senior sources confirmed Mr Davis's departure from the cabinet. The official portrait of David Davis. A Brexiteer hailed his resignation as a "principled and courageous decision". Their stand may embolden pro-Brexit lawmakers to make a move against her. His deputy Steve Baker reportedly resigned with him. The prime minister will have a crunch meeting with members of her Tory party to dis... [Full Article...]

World powers try keep Iran nuclear deal alive

World powers try keep Iran nuclear deal alive Washington has since told allies they must stop buying the OPEC producer's oil from November 4 or face financial consequences. The other partners so far appear powerless to stop their countries' companies pulling out of Iran for fear of USA penalties. [Full Article...]

Pompeo Headed to North Korea for Nuclear Talks

Pompeo Headed to North Korea for Nuclear Talks South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo said that Trump had even raised the subject of the epithet in their meeting in Singapore . But the USA ability to verify the accuracy of any North Korean list is limited due to the lack of a "high confidence" accounting of the North's nuclear arsenal, such as the number of warheads and uranium enrichment facilities, especially if they are not operational, ... [Full Article...]

Rep. Jordan Hints at Fallback Defense in Fox Interview

Rep. Jordan Hints at Fallback Defense in Fox Interview A law firm representing Ohio State University says an investigative team unsuccessfully sought an interview with an Ohio congressman about sex abuse allegations at the university two decades ago. He said in an interview on Tuesday that he had confided in Mr. Jordan multiple times about "the way Strauss performed physicals on us". The former wrestler claims that Jordan told him to "please leave... [Full Article...]

Up to 20 people dead in Canada heatwave

Up to 20 people dead in Canada heatwave Meanwhile, public-health officials in Quebec's Eastern Townships report four deaths suspected of being caused by the heat; one victim was a senior citizen and three were adults suffering from chronic illnesses. Patients have also complained that apart from the emergency room, even hallways and other corridors of the hospital offer no refuge from the waves of heat that seems to be inescapable. [Full Article...]

Amazon Prime Day 2018 Deals To Watch

Amazon Prime Day 2018 Deals To Watch Some products, particularly technology and Amazon-branded items, can be available for half price. Members can also save $100 on the Echo Show . Members can enjoy hours of free gameplay as Twitch Prime gives away a free PC game every day through July 18. [Full Article...]

Trump to order flags flown at half-staff to honor Capital Gazette victims

Trump to order flags flown at half-staff to honor Capital Gazette victims The president quickly issued a proclamation ordering the flags lowered nationwide until sunset on Tuesday. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump reversed course Tuesday and ordered USA flags at the White House and federal buildings to be flown at half-staff to recognize the five victims of the Capital Gazette newspaper killed by a lone gunman last week. [Full Article...]

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrested amid graft probe

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak arrested amid graft probe Najib has been investigated over suspicions that he may have siphoned off monies linked to a state investment fund called 1MDB. Anti-graft agents picked up Najib from his home after serving him with a remand order, two sources close to the family said. [Full Article...]

Northern California wildfire grows by more than 10000 acres

Northern California wildfire grows by more than 10000 acres Scott McLean of the California Department of Forestry and Fire protection said the job of hand crews and bulldozer operators trying to cut containment lines was made more hard by high winds, which were blowing embers and starting new spot fires . [Full Article...]

Will Trump press Putin on election meddling denials?

Will Trump press Putin on election meddling denials? US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump board Air Force One as they depart for Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, from Morristown, New Jersey, July 1, 2018. Trump was noncommittal when asked if he might lift sanctions imposed on Russian Federation, telling reporters: "We'll see what Russian Federation does". [Full Article...]


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