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Canada calls for calm as looting follows protests in Haitian capital

Canada calls for calm as looting follows protests in Haitian capital Protests erupted Friday hours before the government-set price of fuel was to rise by up to 50 percent, part of a plan endorsed by the International Monetary Fund to modernize the economy. American Airlines , which had canceled 10 flights since Saturday, said three of its planes had left on Sunday from Port-au-Prince and the northern city of Cap-Haitien bound for Miami and NY. [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani blasts Mueller's team and bets on anti-Trump texts

Rudy Giuliani blasts Mueller's team and bets on anti-Trump texts Giuliani's comments mark the Trump team's latest attack on the Mueller probe. Cohen, who worked for Trump over the past decade, is the focus of an investigation in the Southern District of NY into whether he violated campaign-finance laws or committed bank fraud, wire fraud, illegal lobbying , or other crimes. [Full Article...]

An Iranian teenager was detained for posting dance videos on Instagram

Teenage dancer, Maedeh Hojabri, was arrested in Iran . "I'm dancing for liberty and joy, which are your right", said one middle-aged woman who posted a video of herself dancing in her living room. Hojabri had been dancing in a public forum, which is frowned upon in conservative Iranian circles, and doing so without the headscarf prescribed by Iran's clerical rulers. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson resigns in major Brexit blow to UK PM Theresa May

Boris Johnson resigns in major Brexit blow to UK PM Theresa May In his resignation letter, Mr Davis said the "current trend of policy and tactics" was making it look "less and less likely" that Brexit would deliver on the referendum result and the Tory commitments to leave the EU customs union and single market. [Full Article...]

Pompeo shrugs off 'gangster' rebuke from North Korea

Pompeo shrugs off 'gangster' rebuke from North Korea It's been almost one month since President Trump met with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in Sinagpore. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim Yong-chol, a senior North Korean ruling party official, arrive for a lunch at the Park Hwa Guest House in Pyongyang on Saturday. [Full Article...]

President Trump Announces Supreme Court Pick Monday Night

President Trump Announces Supreme Court Pick Monday Night Speaking of the president's shortlist, which The Hill reported includes Brett Kavanaugh , Raymond Kethledge , Amy Coney Barrett and Thomas Hardiman , Graham suggested that any conservative Republican would be happy with the options-touting Hardiman in particular as a good choice. [Full Article...]

Russia salutes ‘heroes’ after Croatia ends World Cup dream

Russia salutes ‘heroes’ after Croatia ends World Cup dream Thank you for believing in us. "But we showed our worth". The team was ranked 70th in the world by Federation Internationale de Football Association before the World Cup started, making the host nation the lowest ranking side in the event. [Full Article...]

Kavanaugh has inside track for Trump's Supreme Court choice, sources say

Kavanaugh has inside track for Trump's Supreme Court choice, sources say But the four judges who are apparently the finalists for President Donald Trump's second Supreme Court nomination are being measured against a set of questions that go well beyond age and ideology. "One way in which Kennedy was an originalist was he didn't consider assisted suicide to be a constitutional right", said Cathleen Kaveny, a professor of theology and law at Boston College. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over military spending ahead of summit

Donald Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over military spending ahead of summit We hope Trump's conciliatory vibe toward Russian Federation in recent days doesn't foreshadow damaging giveaways. "Germany, which is the biggest country of the ..." Germany's defense minister last week rebuffed Trump's twinning of trade and European defense spending. [Full Article...]

Delhi gang rape: Verdict on review pleas on Monday

Delhi gang rape: Verdict on review pleas on Monday If that fails, their last legal option is to file a mercy plea before the President. This led to the introduction of the death sentence for raping girls younger than 12. The woman was gangraped on the intervening night of December 16-17, 2012 inside a running bus in South Delhi by six persons and severely assaulted before being thrown out on the road. [Full Article...]

Lebanese tourist gets 8-year jail term for insulting Egyptians

Lebanese tourist gets 8-year jail term for insulting Egyptians The sentence came after she posted a video in which she used profanities to describe her holiday in Cairo where she says she was sexually harassed. Al-Mazbouh was arrested early June at Cairo International Airport as she was on her way to board a flight out of the country. [Full Article...]

Dershowitz 'shunned' for defending Trump 'civil liberties'

Dershowitz 'shunned' for defending Trump 'civil liberties' One of them, an academic at a distinguished university, has told people that he would not attend any dinner or party to which I was invited.... Some his old friends in Martha's Vineyard don't see it that way, however; he said they are "shunning" him. [Full Article...]

All ministers have to sell her Brexit plan

All ministers have to sell her Brexit plan Some language in the deal is likely to irk Brexiteer MPs especially if they think references like "common rulebook" mean too much European Union influence after Brexit. May was cautious on whether she will win the support of the EU, saying only that she had "been talking to European leaders over the last week or so". [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort being held in solitary confinement, lawyers say

Paul Manafort being held in solitary confinement, lawyers say Manafort has reportedly been locked away in the "VIP" section of Virginia's Northern Neck Regional Jail since he arrived on June 15. Manafort has asked a federal appeals court to order his release from custody pending his separate upcoming federal trials, the earliest of which starts in Virginia later in July. [Full Article...]

Popular travel vloggers in Canadian waterfall death plunge

Popular travel vloggers in Canadian waterfall death plunge Gamble, 30, and Lyakh may have died trying to save Scraper - who was the first to fall, the Vancouver Courier reported . The members of the group all aged in their 20s and 30s met at high school, and posted weekly videos "to inspire our viewers to get out and explore the world". [Full Article...]

Migrants: Merkel and Orban clash over Europe's 'humanity'

Migrants: Merkel and Orban clash over Europe's 'humanity' Talks between the three awkward coalition partners continue, and it may yet prove hard to reconcile Seehofer's CSU, which faces a strong AfD challenge in Bavarian elections in October, with the Social Democrats' more dovish line. If vehicles had to detour through the Gotthard tunnel in Switzerland, Austrian officials estimate it would add €124 (£110) to the cost of each journey. [Full Article...]

11 killed, 45 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan

11 killed, 45 missing as torrential rain pounds Japan More rain, heavy at times, is forecast Sunday for most much of western Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu, with the skies starting to clear Monday. In Hiroshima Prefecture, 41 people were missing, while seven remained out of contact in Ehime Prefecture. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Nominee List Shortens to Mostly 'Identical' Candidates

Supreme Court Nominee List Shortens to Mostly 'Identical' Candidates In his decade on the circuit court, Kavanaugh has sent the highest number of young lawyers to Supreme Court clerkships and has been bipartisan in his dealings, offering clerks to every justice on the high court except for Ruth Bader Ginsburg. [Full Article...]

White House Taps Former Fox News Executive For Senior Communications Job

White House Taps Former Fox News Executive For Senior Communications Job He will be tasked with establishing the broader message and tone of the president's agenda. Spicer filled in again in an acting role before Trump appointed Anthony Scaramucci on July 21, 2017. Last year, Gabriel Sherman wrote an article for Vanity Fair revealing that Shine was a defendant in a federal lawsuit filed by Andrea Tantaros, a former Fox News host. [Full Article...]

Nun held for selling baby to childless couple

Nun held for selling baby to childless couple Spokesperson Sunita Kumar said the Missionaries of Charity was investigating. Sister Koshleniea, the in-charge of the rescued girls' section who was detained on Tuesday, was formally arrested on Thursday for her alleged complicity in selling a newborn boy to a childless couple from Uttar Pradesh. [Full Article...]


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