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Nerve agent victim released from UK hospital after poisoning

Nerve agent victim released from UK hospital after poisoning John Glen, the Conservative MP for Salisbury, said he hoped the continuing police investigation would not only lead to the perpetrators of the attack being brought to justice, but also reassure residents who have had to endure two chemical weapon attacks on their doorstep. [Full Article...]

Armed Gunman Surrenders To LAPD After Taking Hostages At Trader Joe's

Armed Gunman Surrenders To LAPD After Taking Hostages At Trader Joe's Melyda Corado, a store manager, was killed by the gunman inside the store, authorities told the Times , though it is not clear what the circumstances were that led to her death. About three hours later, Atkins - who had been shot in the left arm - agreed to handcuff himself and walked out the front door, surrounded by four of the hostages. [Full Article...]

I gave up 'nothing' in Helsinki summit: Donald Trump on Twitter

I gave up 'nothing' in Helsinki summit: Donald Trump on Twitter But public reaction nationally appears more muted than in Washington, where Trump faced withering bipartisan criticism for appearing to side with Putin over US intelligence agencies at a Monday news conference in Helsinki. Bob Casey, blasted Trump's conduct in Helsinki as "dangerous and reckless". In a series of tweets Thursday morning, Trump argued his summit with Putin "was a great success". [Full Article...]

Israel evacuates White Helmets volunteers from Syria

Israel evacuates White Helmets volunteers from Syria Euronews has contacted the White Helmets for comment on the reports. Netanyahu also revealed on Sunday that Trudeau was one of the world leaders who personally asked for Israel to evacuate roughly 800 of the White Helmets over fears they would be targeted by regime forces. [Full Article...]

Montenegro, replying to Trump, says it contributes to peace in Europe

Montenegro, replying to Trump, says it contributes to peace in Europe It found its voice Thursday, and what came out was less a battle cry than a chorus of "Kumbaya". "We build friendships, and we have not lost a single one, and at the same time we are able to boldly and defensively protect and defend our own national interests", the government statement continued. [Full Article...]

Kristjen Nielsen Defends Trump Carefully in Aspen

Kristjen Nielsen Defends Trump Carefully in Aspen Trump also injected some uncertainty into his walk-back by tacking a qualifier on to his statement that he accepts the intelligence community's conclusion that Russian meddling in the 2016 election took place. She did not say whether the next summit would be before or after the midterm elections in November. As American officials groped for information about the meeting, Moscow offered sni... [Full Article...]

Eight dead as boat capsizes and sinks in Missouri lake

Eight dead as boat capsizes and sinks in Missouri lake Parent company Ripley Entertainment said they had recently purchased the boat that sank. Suzanne Smagala-Potts, spokesperson for Ripley Entertainment, the company that owns Ride the Ducks Branson , released a statement Friday regarding a capsized duck boat that left 13 dead , and several more missing. [Full Article...]

Booze or back pain? Doubts over Juncker’s fitness for role

Booze or back pain? Doubts over Juncker’s fitness for role And so a day after his much-maligned news conference with his BFF Putin, Trump attempted some damage control saying "I accept the findings of the US intelligence community that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 presidential campaign". [Full Article...]

What’s inside Egypt’s mysterious sarcophagus? So far, no curse

What’s inside Egypt’s mysterious sarcophagus? So far, no curse Egypt's antiquities ministry had previously dismissed the chances of finding Alexander's remains in the sarcophagus . The sarcophagus was first found earlier in July by construction workers in a residential area of Alexandria , a city on Egypt's Mediterranean coast. [Full Article...]

Israeli parliament passes law banning groups critical of Palestine policies from schools

Israeli parliament passes law banning groups critical of Palestine policies from schools The arson attacks have caused hundreds of fires in southern Israel since April and Israeli officials say the practice of setting kites and balloons aflame across the Gaza border started out on a small scale, but was adopted and encouraged by Hamas , an opponent to Israel. [Full Article...]

Forecast: Heavy storms coming to Brooklyn Tuesday

Forecast: Heavy storms coming to Brooklyn Tuesday We will remain mostly dry for Thursday with a very slight chance for a shower. Strong to severe storms are possible with gusty winds and heavy downpours. Sunshine and warm temperatures once again in the forecast today with highs topping out in the upper 80's to mid 90's. SPRINGS: High - 86; Low - 60. [Full Article...]

Chicago Residents Protest, Confront Police Hours After Fatal Shooting

The Chicago Sun-Times also identified the man as a barber known as Snoop. People hurled rocks and bottles at officers, with some suffering minor injuries. The officer involved in the shooting will be placed on administrative duties for 30 days. Police rep Anthony Guglielmi says the victim was shot several times , but blames "inaccurate information" for fomenting the crowd. [Full Article...]

Thai cave boys won't see World Cup live

Thai cave boys won't see World Cup live Rescued cave boys and their coach to be allowed to rest, says hospital official. Officials are specifically anxious about any possible mental duress suffered by the team's coach, 25-year-old Ekkapol "Ake" Chantawong, ABC News reported . The youngsters and their coach had been invited to the final of the 2018 World Cup by its organiser, Fifa, but had to decline on medical grounds. They have be... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump apologises to Theresa May after explosive newspaper interview

Donald Trump apologises to Theresa May after explosive newspaper interview They were shouting from the perimeter of his Ayrshire golf complex as he played a round of golf. Around 100 supporters of Trump, some wearing "Make Britain Great Again" hats, expressed their admiration for the president opposite the US embassy in London. [Full Article...]

London Protester Dresses as Trump in Gorilla Suit Behind Bars

London Protester Dresses as Trump in Gorilla Suit Behind Bars Responding to Liam Fox's comments that protesters against US President Donald Trump were an "embarrassment to themselves", Mr Corbyn told the International Trade Secretary to "grow up". "There comes an inflection point, the Chequers deal was an inflection point, we will have to see what happens". "She is a tremendous woman", he said. [Full Article...]

Trump plays golf in Scotland before Putin summit amid Russian meddling charges

Trump plays golf in Scotland before Putin summit amid Russian meddling charges Speaking of topics on agenda, the Russian official said that it remains unknown what exact issues will be touched upon at the top-level meeting, adding that Moscow is ready to "consider literally all key issues on the bilateral and worldwide agenda". [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Readies Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Chinese Imports

Trump Administration Readies Tariffs On $200 Billion Of Chinese Imports China's Commerce Ministry has said that Beijing has no choice but to fight back after the U.S. "launched the largest trade war in economic history", accusing Washington of violating the rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Republican U.S. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch said the U.S. announcement "appears reckless and is not a targeted approach". Meh. What's $200 billi... [Full Article...]

England boss Gareth Southgate not relying on superstitions to get past Croatia

England boss Gareth Southgate not relying on superstitions to get past Croatia Fans have been dancing in the town's streets and chanting It's Coming Home following England's wins earlier in the tournament. But Southgate revealed he could not listen to it for many years. I think, to be fair, the public have done that. "This generation has been underrated due to their results but they've had the quality and now they are showing it". [Full Article...]

European Union officials criticise US President Donald Trump over attitude toward allies

European Union officials criticise US President Donald Trump over attitude toward allies Member countries are anxious that Trump will spurn them and threaten to unravel the organization, their fears stemming from the G7 meeting last month. The U.S.is spending many times more than any other country in order to protect them. "I've said that many times for many years". But NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg pointed out that military spending had been rising in Europe since 2014 and member... [Full Article...]

At Least One Dead After Helicopter Crashes Into Townhouses, Causing Massive Fire

At Least One Dead After Helicopter Crashes Into Townhouses, Causing Massive Fire This is the terrifying aftermath of a helicopter crash in a residential area in the United States. The impact of the crash sparked up a fire at the townhouse complex, which is surrounded by several other residential units. Neighbors told the Daily Press that they heard sounds resembling a helicopter crash. "I just heard a loud 'bam" and the whole house was on fire, ' she said. [Full Article...]


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