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Pompeo Headed to North Korea for Nuclear Talks

Pompeo Headed to North Korea for Nuclear Talks I expect that the DPRK is ready to do the same", Pompeo said, using the acronym for North Korea's official name. Pompeo's talk will be closely watched in the region. Meanwhile the USA agreed to halt their joint exercises with South Korea. More games are scheduled Thursday before the South Koreans return home Friday. [Full Article...]

Islamic State leader's son killed in Syria fighting

Islamic State leader's son killed in Syria fighting Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's fate details are not revealed. Al-Badri was killed in an "operation against the Nussayriyyah and the Russians at the thermal power station in Homs", the group said in a statement that included a photo of a young man clutching an assault rifle. [Full Article...]

Trudeau denies sexually assaulting reporter in 2000

Trudeau denies sexually assaulting reporter in 2000 The festival had raised thousands of dollars to support avalanche safety, a cause Trudeau had become involved with after his brother Michel died in an avalanche in 1998. Trudeau's self-professed stance as a feminist prime minister with a low tolerance for inappropriate behaviour has critics demanding an independent investigation, livid that he has dismissed the claim. [Full Article...]

Burari deaths: Police rule out godman's role, to probe ‘shared psychosis’

Burari deaths: Police rule out godman's role, to probe ‘shared psychosis’ He then heads out to the plywood shop on the ground floor from where he picks an electric wire bundle and walks upstairs with it at 10.39pm. As per the notes seized from the house, written by Lalit, which point to the suicide angle, the family would have attained salvation and would have been saved by Lalit's father. [Full Article...]

In Moscow, US senator hopes for "new day" in US-Russia ties

In Moscow, US senator hopes for President Donald Trump will drill down on Russia's "malign activity" during summits with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies and President Vladimir Putin , U.S. The two leaders are expected to discuss bilateral relations, national security and top worldwide issues. The senator leads a delegation of USA lawmakers, who arrived in Moscow after a short stay in St. [Full Article...]

SCOTUS: Trump interviews senator as possible replacement for Kennedy

SCOTUS: Trump interviews senator as possible replacement for Kennedy Trump is expected to make his announcement Monday. Trump has spoken to eight candidates so far, White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said . "What helps raise funds is telling people, 'we're so close, send us money!' I'm getting a flurry of emails now: 'Kennedy's retiring, we're nearly there, we're so close to ending abortion!' No we're not". [Full Article...]

Nauru has shot itself in the foot with ABC ban

Nauru based the decision on what it called the ABC's "blatant interference" in domestic politics before the country's 2016 election and a lack of respect toward President Baron Waqa. Media have a particular interest in Nauru because Australia pays the impoverished population of fewer than 10,000 people to house asylum seekers who attempt to reach Australian shores by boat. [Full Article...]

Desperate search for almost 50 Chinese tourists after boat overturns off Thailand

Desperate search for almost 50 Chinese tourists after boat overturns off Thailand Rescued tourists are seen on the island of Phuket, Thailand , July 5, 2018. Another two boats, including a yacht carrying 39 people, also capsized but its passengers have been brought to safety. Helicopters scanned the water Friday as divers tried to reach the boat which the Thai navy said had sunk 40 metres below the surface of the Andaman Sea, a few kilometres (miles) off the coast of Koh He,... [Full Article...]

White House: No change to Crimea policy

White House: No change to Crimea policy White House press secretary Sarah Sanders. A White house spokesman Hogan Gigli (Hogan Gidley) said that the United States does not recognize Russia's position on Crimea . Trump is "not going to get into asking the candidates about specific cases". He stated this answering a question about whether Washington recognizes the occupation of Crimea by Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Japan executes sarin gas attack cult leader Shoko Asahara and six members

Japan executes sarin gas attack cult leader Shoko Asahara and six members On 20 March 1995, cult members released the Sarin on the subway in the Japanese capital. The horrifying scenes in the aftermath of the attack shocked a country where the crime rate is relatively low and people tend to take their personal safety for granted. [Full Article...]

Kim Dotcom Loses His Latest Battle to Avoid Extradition to U.S.

Kim Dotcom Loses His Latest Battle to Avoid Extradition to U.S. Under the Extradition Act, Justice Minister Andrew Little can now sign an order to extradite Dotcom to the United States. "The court has confirmed all of these extradition pathways are available to the United States", a summary of the judgement said . [Full Article...]

What if North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members ignore Trump's call on spending?

What if North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members ignore Trump's call on spending? When faced with the suggestion that such German explanations for not spending 2 percent of GDP yet might not make an impression on Trump, she retorted: "We don't want to impress anyone". Michel, Belgium's prime minister, told reporters last week that he was "not very impressed by this type of letter ". "Germany is our essential ally, our most important ally, but it seems like we are kicking the... [Full Article...]

President Trump reportedly asked about possibility of invading Venezuela

President Trump reportedly asked about possibility of invading Venezuela Trump's suggestion reportedly stunned people at the meeting, including Rex Tillerson and H.R. McMaster, then the secretary of state and the national security adviser. The next day, Trump announced that a " military option " was possible in Venezuela. The U.S. has also distributed more than $30 million to help Venezuela's neighbors absorb an influx of more than 1 million migrants who have fled th... [Full Article...]

'Horrified' at lynchings, will sanitise our platform: WhatsApp to IT Ministry

'Horrified' at lynchings, will sanitise our platform: WhatsApp to IT Ministry After five men were bludgeoned to death by a crazed mob in Maharashtra after rumours that they were child lifters, the centre conveyed its deep disapproval and told the senior management of WhatsApp to take "immediate action" over the " irresponsible and explosive messages ". [Full Article...]

Australian Archbishop Sentenced To Home Detention For Sex Abuse Cover-Up

Australian Archbishop Sentenced To Home Detention For Sex Abuse Cover-Up Peter Gogarty, Advocate for victims of child abuse talks to the media outside Newcastle Local Court, in Newcastle after the sentencing of the Archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson , in Newcastle, Australia , 03 July 2018. Wilson will face court again next month to be assessed for his suitability to serve his sentence as home detention. Dressed in black and wearing a cleric's collar, Wilson ma... [Full Article...]

Police dogs lead to more excavation in Bruce McArthur case

Police dogs lead to more excavation in Bruce McArthur case The 66-year-old was arrested in January and charged with murder in the deaths of Andrew Kinsman and Selim Esen, who went missing from Toronto's Gay Village in 2017. Det. -Sgt. Hank Idsinga, the lead investigator on the case, said the remains were found at a spot identified by canine units in May. A months-long search of McArthur's apartment on Thorncliffe Rd. [Full Article...]

12 people die in Montreal as heatwave grips Canada

12 people die in Montreal as heatwave grips Canada Mylene Drouin, the Montreal Regional Director of Public Health, confirmed the deaths were due to heat. Dr. Melissa Genereux, head of public health in the Eastern Townships, told a news conference Wednesday the victims are all adults - either seniors or people suffering from chronic illness. [Full Article...]

Texas mum accused of selling son, 7

Texas mum accused of selling son, 7 Further investigation revealed two more female children, ages 2 and 3, who were in the process of being sold. After her arrest, officers transported Garza to the Nueces County Jail where she was booked with bond set at $100,000. It is unclear how much she was paid for the children, or why she was selling them. Two other people with Garza were arrested on drug-related charges. [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer Cohen vows to defend himself, puts family first

Trump lawyer Cohen vows to defend himself, puts family first White House press secretary Sarah Sanders would not comment Monday afternoon on Cohen's remarks. Though Cohen claims he can not talk about the specifics of the case, there are some areas where Cohen provides detail. Petrillo did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Will he cooperate with prosecutors? Cohen also addressed that question, adding that he has not been interviewed by Mu... [Full Article...]

Woman climbs base of Statue of Liberty in NY

Woman climbs base of Statue of Liberty in NY There was confusion over whether she was part of a group who protested at the site against U.S. immigration policy. ABC News had a live stream going of the climber who ended up taking off her shirt and waving it around above her head at one point. [Full Article...]


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