July 2018 - 19 killed in Chinese chemical plant blast

China's state-run Xinhua news agency and other media outlets reported on Friday that the explosion occurred at a chemical plant in Yibin at around 6:30 PM, local time, on Thursday. Last year, Southern Metropolis Daily reports, Sichuan's Enviro... More..

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Airstrike kills 28 civilians in IS area in Eastern Syria
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Airstrike kills 28 civilians in IS area in Eastern Syria

The bombing took place late Thursday in the eastern province of Deir al Zour , hitting near the villages of al Soussa and al Baghouz, according to Syrian state news agency SANA and the Syrian Observator...More..

May retains power after resignations over Brexit stand
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

May retains power after resignations over Brexit stand

May's Conservative opponents could trigger a confidence vote against her if at least 48 MPs support it, but to actually force her from office 159 MPs would have to vote against her - a figure hardliners may not...More..

California cliff crash survivor spent a week drinking car’s radiator water
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

California cliff crash survivor spent a week drinking car’s radiator water

She had an injured shoulder and a concussion, according to authorities. 'Angela was found about 200 feet down a cliff. She was transported by ambulance to a waiting helicopter, then taken to Twin Cities Commu...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

United Kingdom relationship is "highest level of special"

Organizers said 250,000 people were protesting in London and other demonstrations were expected in cities around the country, including Windsor where the US President was due to have tea with Queen Eli...More..

Israeli airstrikes continue despite ceasefire
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Israeli airstrikes continue despite ceasefire

He noted that despite the ceasefire his group reserves the right to retaliate any manner of Israeli aggression. "The protection and the defence of our people is a national duty and a strategic choice", Barhou...More..

Florida town reopens beaches after 2 apparent shark attacks
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Florida town reopens beaches after 2 apparent shark attacks

Firefighters were alerted to the first shark attack and minutes later to another at Fernandina Beach. "Both patients are reportedly stable, with non-life-threatening injuries". When fully grown, bull shark...More..

The incident in Salisbury ended well
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

The incident in Salisbury ended well

Police in the United Kingdom town of Salisbury were called to an incident near a restaurant visited by ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal before they fell ill from nerve agent poisoning, but later said it was a fa...More..

Palestinian teenager killed in Gaza border protests
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Palestinian teenager killed in Gaza border protests

There were no reports of injuries and the IDF did not immediately comment. He spoke after the worse flare-up of Israeli-Hamas violence since the 2014 Gaza war. Even as the airstrikes were being carried out,...More..

EU denies 'insulting' claim Jean-Claude Juncker was drunk at NATO summit
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

EU denies 'insulting' claim Jean-Claude Juncker was drunk at NATO summit

Juncker was stumbling and swaying to the extent that the presidents of Finland and Ukraine, among others, had to help keep the 63-year-old upright. "On Wednesday night, he suffered a particularly painful atta...More..

Trump Apologizes to May and Vows U.K. Trade Deal After Brexit
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Trump Apologizes to May and Vows U.K. Trade Deal After Brexit

Why the drastic step? Trump's comments suggest she managed to convey to the president a sense of the difficulty of extricating the United Kingdom from the 27-member trading bloc without a parliamentary majo...More..

Russian Spies Indicted for Hacking Related to 2016 Presidential Campaign
by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Russian Spies Indicted for Hacking Related to 2016 Presidential Campaign

It contains no allegations that United States citizens committed a crime, he said. President Donald Trump responded to the recent indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officials by attempting to blame...More..

by | Sunday, July 15, 2018

Donald Trump apologises to British PM Theresa May over ‘fake news’

Trump also sought to ease tensions over his interview comments, saying he "didn't criticize the prime minister" and suggesting the article left out the "tremendous things" he said about May. Mr Trump went on...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Russians Accused of Hacking Democrats in 2016 US Election

Trump , meanwhile, has been criticized for being reluctant to speak publicly about Russian interference into the campaign. A statement from the White House did not address the allegations of Russian gover...More..

Israel and Gaza militants in fierce flare-up of fighting
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Israel and Gaza militants in fierce flare-up of fighting

Relatives of Palestinian Othman Helles, 15, who was killed at the Israel-Gaza border, react in Gaza City July 13, 2018. Hamas , meanwhile, said its rockets were meant to deter Israel from further action. T...More..

After latest indictments, Schumer calls on Trump to cancel summit with Putin
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

After latest indictments, Schumer calls on Trump to cancel summit with Putin

They are accused of breaching email servers belonging to members of Hillary Clinton's electoral campaign, as well as the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and a committee that supports Democratic candidat...More..

Senate sends Trump a message to slow down on tariff escalation
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Senate sends Trump a message to slow down on tariff escalation

A Republican critic of President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will stop automatically opposing nominees to the U.S. Circuit Court following a symbolic Senate vote that made a statement against instituting tra...More..

Quake in Mexico Cracked a Pyramid and Revealed an Ancient Temple
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Quake in Mexico Cracked a Pyramid and Revealed an Ancient Temple

However, the worst damage was at the top of the pyramid, where two temples were already known to exist - one dedicated to the Mesoamerican god of the sun and war, Huitzilopochtli , and another to Tlaloc . A c...More..

Israeli drone fires warning missile at arson kite launchers in eastern Gaza
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Israeli drone fires warning missile at arson kite launchers in eastern Gaza

Palestinians have regularly taken part in demonstrations along the Gaza-Israel border. With southern residents and his far-right coalition partners calling for an end to the blazes, even if that required kill...More..

Kremlin expects Putin-Trump talks to pave way for mending ties
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Kremlin expects Putin-Trump talks to pave way for mending ties

The stark contrast in approaches has been thrown into sharp relief as Trump and Putin prepare for their summit in Finland on Monday, amid unremitting criticism of Russian Federation from Trump's State Departmen...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Stone: My Contact With Guccifer 2.0 Detailed In Mueller Indictment Was 'Benign'

Today's latest, and nearly certainly not last, indictments in the Russia scandal concern 12 Russian intelligence figures. "I was not in regular contact with campaign officials", Stone said. Investigators are pr...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Mueller investigation will have 'a widening circle' of indictments — Ex-CIA director

The indicted Russians, officials in Unit 26165 and Unit 74455 of Russia's Main Intelligence Directorate, are Viktor Borisovich Netyksho , Boris Alekseyevich Antonov , Dmitriy Sergeyevich Badin, Ivan Sergey...More..

Trump meets with Merkel after calling Germany 'captive' to Russian Federation
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Trump meets with Merkel after calling Germany 'captive' to Russian Federation

Bill Richardson (D) said meeting with Putin is the right move for Trump. "So I think the secretary-general likes Trump". Trump's comments drew pushback from Stoltenberg, who defended the importance of the...More..

Amid Protests, Trump Meeting with Theresa May After Criticizing Her over Brexit
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Amid Protests, Trump Meeting with Theresa May After Criticizing Her over Brexit

He threatened to "kill" any trade deal with the United Kingdom if the PM continued with her plan for a soft Brexit , according to an exclusive interview with the Sun . May insists the plan will protect tr...More..

Ga. officers flip coin to determine if woman goes to jail
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Ga. officers flip coin to determine if woman goes to jail

According to 11 Alive , the two officers were suspended after using a coin toss app to determine whether or not they should arrest their suspect. Heads meant Webb would be arrested; tales means the woman was...More..

PH lauds Thailand for daring cave rescue of boys soccer team
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

PH lauds Thailand for daring cave rescue of boys soccer team

The timeline would mean the first four boys would have spent 11 days in the hospital, while the second and third groups rescued would spend 10 days and nine days, respectively. "They are the toughest blokes and...More..

British PM May could change her mind on Brexit - Conservative lawmaker
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

British PM May could change her mind on Brexit - Conservative lawmaker

The long-awaited document proposes keeping Britain and the bloc in a free market for goods, with a looser relationship for services. While insisting that the option cannot be ruled out, Mr Gauke told Today: ...More..

by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

U.S. professor of biology believes hunted whale to be a blue whale

The first blue whale to be killed by whalers in over 50 years has been killed in Iceland , according to reports. Blue whales and fin whales are endangered species, and hunting them commercially is a flaunt o...More..

Schumer Calls On Trump To Cancel Putin Summit After Russian Indictments
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Schumer Calls On Trump To Cancel Putin Summit After Russian Indictments

One reporter asked Trump if he was helping Putin to further disturb things in Ukraine and Georgia by "creating a scene" at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. He added that North Atlantic Treaty Organisatio...More..

Stoltenberg vowed to join the Alliance new member
by | Saturday, July 14, 2018

Stoltenberg vowed to join the Alliance new member

NATO accession talks are much shorter than the EU's (this is why NATO calls them "talks", in contrast with the EU's "negotiations"), a NATO official told EURACTIV when asked to describe the next steps for Mac...More..