President Rodrigo Duterte says he will resign if God proven to exist

Despite the outcry from his initial remarks, Duterte did not back down. I never said I do not believe in God. Duterte was raised Catholic. The President, however, questioned the logic of the creation story involving Adam and Eve. In a pastoral lett... More..

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During trump’s visit to London, protesters will launch a huge
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

During trump’s visit to London, protesters will launch a huge "baby Bombs"

Activist Leo Murray told the Associated Press that city officials "originally told us that they didn't recognize Trump Baby as legitimate protest". The 19-foot-high "Trump Baby" blimp will surely be a big ora...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Erdogan assumes new presidential powers, tightening control over Turkey

The decree is expected to be the last of a series of emergency laws as Turkey's ruling system will fully transform into an executive presidency Monday, when President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is sworn in once again...More..

Dozens missing after tourist boat capsizes off Thailand
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Dozens missing after tourist boat capsizes off Thailand

Those numbers come from the Associated Press , who have also confirmed from authorities that all of the dead are Chinese nationals. The three-decker tourist vessel, the Phoenix , was carrying 105 passengers...More..

David Davis resigns as Brexit Secretary
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

David Davis resigns as Brexit Secretary

In a resignation letter sent to May late Sunday night United Kingdom time, Brexit Minister David Davis said it was looking "less and less likely" that the Conservative-led government would be able to deliver ...More..

GOP senator warns Trump: Putin, Kim 'very cold-blooded, calculating'
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

GOP senator warns Trump: Putin, Kim 'very cold-blooded, calculating'

In the interview Sunday, Flake contrasted Trump's warm words about Putin and other authoritarian figures to his harsher language for USA allies. A third of active-duty USA military troops overseas - more th...More..

Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort seeks to move, postpone trial
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort seeks to move, postpone trial

His lawyers also claim a deferment is needed to compensate for time lost during his detention. Special Counsel Robert Mueller , whose office is prosecuting Manafort on charges ranging from tax evasion and ba...More..

Top UK Brexit minister resigns from government
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Top UK Brexit minister resigns from government

Mr Davis's late-night resignation undermines Ms May's fragile Government. After nearly 12 hours of talks at Chequers , the prime minister's country retreat, May said that "the Cabinet has agreed our collecti...More..

Anne Frank's family tried to escape to US but hit immigration roadblocks
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Anne Frank's family tried to escape to US but hit immigration roadblocks

Knowing what was headed their way, in 1938, Otto applied to have the Frank family emigrate to the United States, which allowed limited immigration at the time . The report goes on to state that the Frank f...More..

Former Permanent International Trade Secretary: May's Brexit Plan
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Former Permanent International Trade Secretary: May's Brexit Plan "Better Than No Deal".

The UK would have "the freedom to strike new trade deals around the world" - something Mrs May will stress in the face of claims by critics that the plan for alignment with Brussels on goods will curtail the ab...More..

Cave rescue effort underway in Thailand; may take days, officials say
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Cave rescue effort underway in Thailand; may take days, officials say

The first two boys have been rescued from the flooded cave and are now in a hospital near the cave. They were tearfully reunited with their weeping parents - who have kept a desperate two-week vigil at the ca...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Flake: 'Concern' about what Trump might promise Putin

A senior administration official with knowledge of the situation but not authorized to speak publicly did not initially answer the question about possible troop withdrawals on a conference call with reporters. ...More..

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago wants to hire dozens of foreign workers
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago wants to hire dozens of foreign workers

According to records submitted to the U.S. Labor Department on Thursday and Friday , Mar-a-Lago also filed requests to obtain several visas for non-American servers and cooks , stating that the potential hi...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Leading Conservative critical of May's "soft Brexit" proposals

Boris Johnson , a leading critic of the plans, spent several minutes at the Chequers summit spelling out his concerns, saying anybody defending the deal would be "polishing a turd" if they tried then to sell it...More..

Interim OPCW report finds chlorine used in Syria's Douma-document
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Interim OPCW report finds chlorine used in Syria's Douma-document

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) sent a fact-finding mission to Douma in mid-April, roughly a week after the 7 April attack in the enclave near Damascus. The team's mission to Dou...More..

Dutch expel two Iranian embassy staff
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Dutch expel two Iranian embassy staff

On Friday, the Dutch secret service AIVD announced that the Netherlands had expelled two staff members of the Iranian embassy, without providing further information. "Iran unequivocally condemns all violence ...More..

Japan executes Shoko Asahara, founder of Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Japan executes Shoko Asahara, founder of Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult

The German government has described the death penalty as "inhumane and cruel" after Japan hanged seven members of the doomsday cult that poisoned commuters in a deadly subway attack in 1995. During the mornin...More..

Record-smashing heat wave kills 33 in Canada
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Record-smashing heat wave kills 33 in Canada

And alarming numbers show a rising death toll in Canada related to the heat. Five more people have died as a result of extreme heat and humidity in Montreal after a week of record-breaking temperatures, bring...More..

Ky. Judge Not On Top 3 List For Supreme Court Position
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Ky. Judge Not On Top 3 List For Supreme Court Position

A person with knowledge of the president's thinking said Sunday that Trump has not yet communicated a final choice. "But no matter the nominee's background or credentials, progressives will do everything they...More..

Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court

Trump, however, maintained Thursday that Monday remains his chosen date for an announcement. "I am interviewing some extraordinarily talented and brilliant people and I'm very, very happy with them and we wil...More..

Rudy Giuliani says Michael Cohen should cooperate with federal investigators
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Rudy Giuliani says Michael Cohen should cooperate with federal investigators

Former federal prosecutors say it's deeply unusual for Cohen to be publicly telegraphing his intention to cooperate, and that he could just be angling for a pardon from Trump. Michael Cohen should cooperate wi...More..

Loving Texas teen attacked in burger joint over MAGA hat
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Loving Texas teen attacked in burger joint over MAGA hat

In the video, the 30-year-old Jimenez can be seen throwing a drink at Richard and snatching his hat. Leaving the magistrate's office this morning, Jimenez told KSAT that, to him, the MAGA hat is like a KK...More..

England's quarter-final win sparks wild scenes on streets
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

England's quarter-final win sparks wild scenes on streets

We are an emerging side, an evolving side: "a long way from ideal", said England coach Gareth Southgate . "We played an opponent who has a clear identity and their collectiveness has been too much for us at ...More..

How did the Thai soccer team end up in the cave?
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

How did the Thai soccer team end up in the cave?

If that appears likely to happen, Narongsak said , officials could proceed with an underwater rescue. "Everyone is a professional so we're trying to put it away and avoid it happening again", he said, adding: ...More..

England football fans celebrate in the streets after victory over Sweden
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

England football fans celebrate in the streets after victory over Sweden

From Brazil's squad in Russian Federation, 10 players will be 30 or younger by the tournament in Qatar in four years, including Neymar and Philippe Coutinho , who to many was the team's best player at this ...More..

Two US Navy vessels sail through Taiwan Strait: MND
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Two US Navy vessels sail through Taiwan Strait: MND

Pacific Fleet, told Reuters in a statement . Another irritant in the U.S. A USA official confirmed the two ships were the USS Mustin and USS Benfold. "Taiwan is a key "core interest" of Beijing and recentl...More..

US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits — APNewsBreak
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

US Army quietly discharging immigrant recruits — APNewsBreak

The future, he said, was bright. These immigrant reservists and recruits, however, were an " uncharacterized discharge ", neither honorable nor dishonorable. He filed a lawsuit against the military branch, hopi...More..

Father who shot teenagers in Sydney found dead
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Father who shot teenagers in Sydney found dead

The children's 36-year-old mother, who lives at the West Pennant Hills home with the children, was treated for significant shock. "We do believe that it may well be domestic violence-related", he told reporte...More..

North Korea slams gangster-like U.S. demands after satisfied Pompeo leaves
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

North Korea slams gangster-like U.S. demands after satisfied Pompeo leaves

A key aim of Mr Pompeo's two days of talks was to firm up North Korea's commitment to denuclearisation. But talks were expected to continue at a large guest villa in an official compound in Pyongyang, a sho...More..

N. Korea regrets U.S. attitude & unilateral denuclearization demands during Pompeo talks
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

N. Korea regrets U.S. attitude & unilateral denuclearization demands during Pompeo talks

The North Korean statement contradicted remarks made by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , who said just hours after departing North Korea that the two countries had made progress on several key issues....More..