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Maajid Nawaz: Jeremy Corbyn "Wilfully Ignorant" In Anti-Semitism Article

Maajid Nawaz: Jeremy Corbyn Despite writing that he was confident the dispute over the definition of anti-Semitism - which the party developed in response to the growing problem - Corbyn gave no indication that Labour was about to accept the full International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition, which includes examples of anti-Semitism cloaked in criticism of Israel or Zionism. [Full Article...]

Missing Chinese girl found safe

Missing Chinese girl found safe Thursday as she arrived at the airport with a tour group from China. Huchler said members of the tour group, who have since traveled on to San Francisco, are being questioned by authorities. That woman is pictured on the right in the photo below. It is unclear if the individuals from the airport are the same as the couple in New York , Huchler said. [Full Article...]

Denmark hands out first fine under controversial 'burqa ban'

Denmark hands out first fine under controversial 'burqa ban' Police arrived on the scene and reviewed CCTV footage of what happened, before telling the woman that she would be fined 1,000 kroner (£119.37) in the post. People demonstrate in Copenhagen, Denmark supporting the new ban on garments covering the face. Along with the niqab and the burqa, the ban applies to balaclavas, masks, false beards and other accessories. [Full Article...]

Swiss vintage plane crash 'kills all 20 people on board'

Swiss vintage plane crash 'kills all 20 people on board' A large rescue operation, which included the deployment of five helicopters, is continuing on Sunday morning and the airspace around the accident site remains closed. The cause of the crash is still under investigation. In the evening, police confirmed that a family of four lost their lives in the accident. Police would provide further details on the identity and number of deceased after infor... [Full Article...]

Pakistani opposition to challenge Imran Khan with own PM candidate in parliament

Pakistani opposition to challenge Imran Khan with own PM candidate in parliament Mr Zafar said a fresh session of the assembly could be called on August on 11 or 12. But if, the Assembly session is called on August 12, then the swearing in will take place on August 15. But decided against it later. Ambassador Kurai also discussed matters of bilateral interest with the PTI chairman. The PTI had taken the decisive lead by winning 116 seats against former Prime Minister Nawaz... [Full Article...]

Three foreigners abducted and killed in Afghan capital

Three foreigners abducted and killed in Afghan capital The Malaysian national was 64, the Indian was 39 and the Macedonian was 37. "We have found their bodies". Last month, the Indian Embassy had condemned a fatal attack on Hindus and Sikhs that resulted in 20 deaths in Jalalabad. At least four foreign nationals have been kidnapped in the Afghan capital since July 2016 and over 100 in Afghanistan since 2001, according to the U.K. [Full Article...]

10K Druze protest Israel 'Jewish state' law

10K Druze protest Israel 'Jewish state' law The Druze are the most integrated minority in Israel, but the controversial law has provoked anger and fear. Head of the left-wing Meretz MK (member of Knesset) Tamar Zandberg petitioned Israel's high court Tuesday on behalf of her party against the highly controversial law passed earlier this month proclaiming Israel the nation state of the Jewish people. [Full Article...]

7.0-magnitude quake hits Indonesia, tsunami warning issued

Its epicenter was about 1 mile east-southeast of Loloan. Indonesia's Lombok Island was rocked by a powerful 7.0 magnitude quake Sunday evening, a week after being hit by another deadly temblor. Like Bali, Lombok is known for pristine beaches and mountains. Indonesia is prone to earthquakes due to its location on the "Ring of Fire", an arc of volcanoes and fault lines encircling the Pacific... [Full Article...]

Federal Judge Reaffirms Ruling That the Trump Administration Must Resume DACA

Federal Judge Reaffirms Ruling That the Trump Administration Must Resume DACA Two other federal courts in California and NY had previously ordered that DACA remain in place while litigation challenging Mr Trump's decision to end it continued. Bates, who was appointed by President George W. Bush, did not agree. Two federal judges, in New York City and in San Francisco, issued injunctions this year ordering the government to keep the program. [Full Article...]

Lee wins Tennessee GOP primary for governor

Lee wins Tennessee GOP primary for governor Senate on Thursday, a hoped for endorsement of Black by the president never came through. Nashville resident Diane Dimel said Thursday that she voted for Trump in 2016, but no longer supports him or the candidates he favors. Bredesen has criticized Trump's tariff policies, which threaten an estimated $1.4 billion in Tennessee exports, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a longtime Republ... [Full Article...]

Bin Laden’s mother gives first interview to Western media about son

Bin Laden’s mother gives first interview to Western media about son She said bin Laden was radicalized at the King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah , where he was studying economics. "She loved him so much and refuses to blame him". Think twice about what you are doing. They say that all children are angels in their mother's eyes. They said they were "shocked and stunned" when news of the World Trade Centre atrocity emerged. [Full Article...]

Suspect in murder of Houston cardiologist kills himself as police close in

Suspect in murder of Houston cardiologist kills himself as police close in The prominent surgeon and former cardiologist for President George H.W. Bush was found near a construction site with hundreds of workers, but the equipment was loud enough to mask the sounds of gunfire. "Suspect Pappas took a gun, shot himself in the head", Acevedo said. Based on surveillance images, police believe Pappas was on a bicycle just behind Hausknecht on July 20, as the doctor was bicy... [Full Article...]

Thousands more evacuated from California's largest wildfire

Thousands more evacuated from California's largest wildfire Damage from the fire includes 41 residences destroyed, and 9,200 structures remain threatened, according to an update from Cal Fire . The fire remained several miles from the evacuated communities along the eastern shore of Clear Lake but "it looks like there's dicey weather on the way", California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokeswoman Jane LaBoa said. [Full Article...]

U.S. extends North Korea sanction list

The isolated nation is also defying sanctions and continues to cooperate militarily with Syria although it is banned, according to the confidential 149-page report seen by Reuters . They said North Koreans are turning off their ships' tracking systems, physically disguising boats and using smaller vessels to go undetected. The United Nations and the USA had already previously designated Han a... [Full Article...]

Police Close Las Vegas Shooting Case and There’s Still No Motive

Police Close Las Vegas Shooting Case and There’s Still No Motive They also said that after hundreds of interviews and thousands of hours of investigative work, they are confident there is no evidence of a conspiracy or a second gunman. The company sued hundreds of survivors or families of slain victims, asking federal courts to qualify the shooting as an act of terrorism and declare the company has no liability. [Full Article...]

China, ASEAN Agree On Draft South China Sea Code Of Conduct

China, ASEAN Agree On Draft South China Sea Code Of Conduct Moscow has denied involvement. The Commerce Ministry said the proposed tariffs of 5 percent to 25 percent on more than 5,200 US goods are restrained and maintained it has the right to take retaliatory action in the escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies. [Full Article...]

China Warns Of Retaliation If US Takes More Trade Steps

China Warns Of Retaliation If US Takes More Trade Steps Robert Lighthizer said Mr Trump directed the increase because China refused to meet U.S. demands and has imposed retaliatory tariffs on USA goods. Earlier on Wednesday, Congress passed legislation that will strengthen national security-related checks on Chinese investment in the U.S., a move that is also aimed at curbing China's ability to capture valuable American technology. [Full Article...]

Mother says missing Iowa student may be abducted

Mother says missing Iowa student may be abducted Ms Tibbetts was reported missing the next morning when she didn't show up for work at a day care centre in a nearby town. "If you have nothing to hide, you have nothing to fear", Rob Tibbetts said. The story has gained national attention and the F.B.I.is assisting local police in the search. Authorities have yet to give an official timeline; but police have been combing through information f... [Full Article...]

US, Mexico Close to a Deal in NAFTA Car Talks, Sources Say

US, Mexico Close to a Deal in NAFTA Car Talks, Sources Say The source expects top Canadian officials to rejoin the NAFTA negotiations by mid-August. Canada on Tuesday put a positive spin at being left out of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks, saying it is a good sign that the US and Mexico are trying to work out differences between themselves. [Full Article...]

Mexico governor says 'no fatalities' in Aeromexico plane crash

Mexico governor says 'no fatalities' in Aeromexico plane crash Shortly after takeoff from General Guadalupe Victoria International Airport, the aircraft crashed and erupted in flames just beyond the runway . But remarkably, no one was killed when the Aeromexico jet came down in Durango, according to the state governor. [Full Article...]


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