Trump sent letters to NATO allies demanding increased defense spending

At an acrimonious meeting of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders previous year, he said Europe was not being "fair" to USA taxpayers. Mr Trump, however, has expressed doubts about Nato's utility, branded it "obsolete" and accused other member ... More..

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Scientists create ‘test-tube rhino’ in hopes of saving dying species
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Scientists create ‘test-tube rhino’ in hopes of saving dying species

Researchers have created embryos from frozen white rhino sperm and eggs from their cousins the southern white rhino, another sub-species that has had its own remarkable bounce-back from the brink of extinction....More..

UN Security Council to hold emergency Syria talks Thursday
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

UN Security Council to hold emergency Syria talks Thursday

Nearly two weeks of fighting has forced at least 270,000 Syrians from their homes, the United Nations refugee agency's Jordan spokesman Mohammed Hawari told Reuters. "The immediate needs of displaced Syrians ...More..

Malaysia investigates China-backed project links with 1MDB
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Malaysia investigates China-backed project links with 1MDB

EximBank and CPPB did not immediately respond to Reuters request for comment. However, Najib also sacked Tan Sri Gani Patail as attorney-general at the time, replacing him with Tan Sri Apandi Ali who then c...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

First Hurricane Of The Season Forms In Atlantic Ocean

The hurricane center said: 'Satellite data indicate the maximum sustained winds have increased to near 75 miles per hour (120 km/h) with higher gusts. Wind shear is expected to increase around the storm over th...More..

Texas mother shoots man trying to steal vehicle with children inside
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Texas mother shoots man trying to steal vehicle with children inside

That nightmare came true for the women on this fateful stop, but she had the mindset and the tools to affect the outcome of the crime. When he didn't stop the vehicle, Booker pulled a gun from her glove compart...More..

Iran tells European Union to implement guarantees before United States sanctions return
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Iran tells European Union to implement guarantees before United States sanctions return

Zarif made the statement on Friday after meeting in Vienna with foreign ministers from countries that are still signatories to the multinational deal following the US' unilateral withdrawal in May. Several majo...More..

Kremlin 'Categorically' Denying Involvement in Second Suspected Novichok Poisoning
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Kremlin 'Categorically' Denying Involvement in Second Suspected Novichok Poisoning

Two people are critically ill in hospital after suspected exposure to an "unknown substance" near the English town where a former Russian spy was poisoned with a nerve agent , officials said on Wednesday. Ames...More..

Scott Pruitt OUT at EPA
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Scott Pruitt OUT at EPA

Political observers are expecting Wheeler to be in his new role as acting EPA administrator for an extended period. Mr Pruitt , the head of America's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), faced a series...More..

'Black Day': Shehbaz Sharif condemns Avenfield reference verdict against Nawaz, Maryam
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

'Black Day': Shehbaz Sharif condemns Avenfield reference verdict against Nawaz, Maryam

The PML-N held a meeting in Lahore to discuss the court ruling and reaction to it. Pakistan is going to the polls on July 25. Sharif was disqualified from office a year ago by the Pakistan Supreme Court, ...More..

Hamas hackers tried to hack the phones of Israeli soldiers
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Hamas hackers tried to hack the phones of Israeli soldiers

Some were scantily clad and kissing each other. In a statement, the ministry said that Homeland Security Minister Gilad Erdan had provided the popular social-networking site with the names of 40 individuals l...More..

Trump Mocks Elizabeth Warren, ‘#MeToo Generation’ at Montana Rally
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Trump Mocks Elizabeth Warren, ‘#MeToo Generation’ at Montana Rally

I apologize to you. Montana is the latest stop on Trump's midterm campaign tour, created to boost Republicans as well as tout his first 18 months in office. Trump also described his initial conversations with...More..

Leader Of Japanese Cult Aum Shinrikyo Executed For 1995 Attack
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Leader Of Japanese Cult Aum Shinrikyo Executed For 1995 Attack

That attack, which involved a refrigerator truck releasing the gas to be dispersed by the wind through a neighborhood, failed to kill the judges but killed eight other people and injured hundreds. Asahara guide...More..

DNA tests ordered to reunite separated migrant families
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

DNA tests ordered to reunite separated migrant families

Even as the Trump administration implemented its zero tolerance crackdown on immigration - which saw immigrant children split up from their parents and transferred to specifically designated shelters and fost...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Turnbull won't intervene in Nauru ABC ban

ABC director Gaven Morris said in a statement the Nauru government should not be allowed to dictate which Australian media attend the summit, which is held annually in different member nations. Since the an...More..

Japan cult leader behind gas attacks executed
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Japan cult leader behind gas attacks executed

A Japanese government spokesman has confirmed the execution of doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara . The group preyed on intelligent, young students from elite universities who were seeking a bigger meaning...More..

NOVICHOK: Police aren't ruling out possibility of more falling ill
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

NOVICHOK: Police aren't ruling out possibility of more falling ill

The statements raised inevitable concerns that despite a multi-million pound clean-up operation following the attack on the Skripals, traces of the "highly-persistent" nerve agent potentially remain in the ce...More..

Trump insists he will be 'prepared' for Putin meeting
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Trump insists he will be 'prepared' for Putin meeting

The meeting of the presidents of the US and Russian Federation will take place on 16 July in Helsinki . Russia's President Vladimir Putin talks to U.S. On Thursday, a senior United States administration ...More..

Three missing after falling from Shannon Falls
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Three missing after falling from Shannon Falls

Federal police in Canada say search and rescue teams in British Columbia have recovered the bodies. He says Gamble's older sister and the rest of his family are trying to cope with the death of a man who live...More..

Likely impact of US-China trade war: Prices up, growth down
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Likely impact of US-China trade war: Prices up, growth down

The US imposition of tariffs on $34bn of China's exports will not only hurt China, but the US itself and the rest of the world, Gao Feng, China's Commerce Ministry spokesman, said at a regular press conferenc...More..

Black Oregon legislator canvassing had cops called on her
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Black Oregon legislator canvassing had cops called on her

She called it "just weird". In May, Lolade Siyonbola said a fellow Yale University graduate student called the police on her after she dozed off in one of the school's common rooms. The officer informed her...More..

JK Rowling mocked Donald Trump for spelling error on Twitter
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

JK Rowling mocked Donald Trump for spelling error on Twitter

Famous for having penned the Harry Potter novels, the English author and long-time anti-Trump commentator swiftly pounced on the misuse of the word and laughed as long as Twitter's character count would textu...More..

Kim, Xi agreed USA troops should leave South Korea
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Kim, Xi agreed USA troops should leave South Korea

One is a letter from U.S. President Donald Trump and the other an Elton John CD with his song "Rocket Man". U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed Thursday to North Korea for more talks about ending...More..

Divers to check sunken Thai boat for Chinese tourists: Phuket governor
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Divers to check sunken Thai boat for Chinese tourists: Phuket governor

Police previously said 90 people had been rescued from the boat and just seven were missing. Footage shared on Facebook showed officials at a pier gathering information as the rescue operation unfolded in dar...More..

Ohio State team doctor warned, former coach says
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Ohio State team doctor warned, former coach says

Jordan has denied several former wrestlers' accusation that he knew about, and intentionally ignored, the systematic sexual abuse of students by the late Dr. Fury said Jordan has not been contacted by the u...More..

Giant ‘Trump Baby’ to fly over London during USA president’s visit
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Giant ‘Trump Baby’ to fly over London during USA president’s visit

Although Khan is a vocal Trump critic, he didn't immediately give the blimp the green light - he took a little convincing. "His city operations team have met with the organizers and have given them permission t...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Phuket boat accident: Vessels CAPSIZE in Thailand - 49 missing

Local police commander Teerapol Tipcharoen said that at least seven people were unaccounted for, but the rescue operation is ongoing. The boat was carrying 90 passengers when it capsized. They also showed sur...More..

Chuck Schumer pushed Merrick Garland as Trump Supreme Court nominee
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Chuck Schumer pushed Merrick Garland as Trump Supreme Court nominee

By choosing to retire with Trump in office, Kennedy has opened the door for a conservative to be his successor, possibly altering the Court's balance for years. Democrats and liberal groups are preparing an e...More..

Putin Was Helping Trump — Senate Intelligence Panel
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Putin Was Helping Trump — Senate Intelligence Panel

Russia's goals were to undermine public faith in the US democratic process, denigrate Secretary Clinton, and harm her electability and potential presidency. The Senate report also rejects claims that the so-cal...More..

Kamala Harris: 'Eight immigrants' signed Declaration of Independence
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Kamala Harris: 'Eight immigrants' signed Declaration of Independence

Several thousand people crowded the steps of the National Archives. But, according to the national archives, July 2, 1776 is the day the Continental Congress actually voted for independence. Independence Da...More..