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Remains of decapitated Pompeii victim found Remains of decapitated Pompeii victim found
- July 02, 2018

Now it turns out the boulder was unfairly fingered. But the same archaeologists have now found the victim's skull in pristine condition, leading them to believe he was not decapitated at all. In a Facebook post about the discovery, they explain that the distance between the two sections of remains was likely caused by the collapse of a Bourbon-era tunnel the body had been lying above. (more...)
Trump says his U.S. Supreme Court pick will be 'outstanding'
- July 02, 2018

Abortion was expected to be a key topic for senators when they question Trump's nominee in confirmation hearings. During the same interview, Collins said there are individuals on President Donald Trump's shortlist who she would not support , citing their alleged "disrespect" for stare decisis . (more...)
Malaysia's 1MDB task force freezes more than 400 bank accounts amid probe Malaysia's 1MDB task force freezes more than 400 bank accounts amid probe
- July 02, 2018

More than 400 bank accounts involving RM1.1 billion of funds from individuals, political parties and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) have been frozen, believed to be linked to Malaysia's multi-billion 1MDB scandal. "Yes, he has been called in to attend at 2pm (0600 GMT)" said the source, who declined to be identified as they were not authorised to discuss the matter. (more...)
Hundreds Rally in Newark Against Immigration Policies Hundreds Rally in Newark Against Immigration Policies
- July 02, 2018

To comply with the injunction, the government said Friday it "will not separate families but detain families together during the pendency of immigration proceedings". There were also marches in more conservative regions like Wyoming and Kansas, and in cities large and small. More than 700 marches are planned across the country, from immigrant-friendly cities like Los Angeles and NY to conservative Appalachia and Wyoming under the banner Families Belong Together. (more...)
Terrifying moment woman is dragged under water by shark
- July 02, 2018

Melissa Brunning was pulled into the water in northwest Australia by a nurse shark. The last of her friends to try feeding the three to four Tawny nurse sharks hanging around the back of the boat, what Ms Brunning didn't realise until it was too late was that she shouldn't hand feed the 2m shark, rather place the piece of fish in front of her and watch it go by and suck it up. (more...)
Boy's lawn business picks up after neighbors call police on him Boy's lawn business picks up after neighbors call police on him
- July 02, 2018

And Reggie himself said that he was keen to take on more work, as he wanted to buy new equipment and expand his business. When she saw the police through the window, she was surprised. On Twitter , journalist Shaun King said the neighbors who called the police on the little boy were white, reminding his followers that these incidents have become all too common . (more...)
Exit polls: Allies of AMLO winning state races Exit polls: Allies of AMLO winning state races
- July 02, 2018

Mexican voters overwhelmingly backed Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in Sunday's presidential vote , with at least 53 percent of voters casting their ballot for the leftist candidate. Much of the popular ire has been aimed at unpopular President Enrique Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party , whose market-oriented economic reforms have yet to benefit many Mexicans. (more...)
British mountaineers rescued from deadly Pakistan avalanche at 19,000ft British mountaineers rescued from deadly Pakistan avalanche at 19,000ft
- July 02, 2018

In a tweet, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) director general Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said: "Pakistan Army pilots in a daring mission rescued 3 foreign mountaineers stuck in snow avalanche at above 19000 feet high Ultar Sar Peak near Hunza". (more...)
'Spider-man's' who saved dangling toddler starts fireman job 'Spider-man's' who saved dangling toddler starts fireman job
- July 02, 2018

The 22-year-old's valiant actions captivated people across the world. The fire service tweeted a picture of its new volunteers saying: "24 new volunteers civic service including Mamoudou Gassama joined this afternoon the fire brigade of Paris". (more...)
Thousands protest across United States over Trump immigration policies Thousands protest across United States over Trump immigration policies
- July 02, 2018

Protesters chant slogans outside a Federal court during a demonstration calling for the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, and demand changes in US immigration policies, Friday, June 29, 2018, in NY. "Seeing everyone together for this cause, it's emotional". Her jacket had "I really don't care, do U?" scrawled across the back, and that message has become a rallying cry for Saturday's protesters. (more...)
Comedian says he prank-called Trump aboard Air Force 1 Comedian says he prank-called Trump aboard Air Force 1
- July 02, 2018

Typically, it shouldn't be that easy to get a president on the phone, but Melendez appears to have gotten through to him pretty easily, simply by going through Jared Kushner and pretending to be democratic senator Robert Menendez. He added: "Congratulations, great job". The presidency of Donald Trump has had its fair share of frankly, stupid moments, to put it lightly; but a recent incident involving President Trump has clearly demonstrated just how freaky this administration is. (more...)
New Trump tariffs may force Moog to lay off workers
- July 02, 2018

The European Union has warned President Trump that imposing import tariffs on cars would lead to counter-measures on $294bn of United States exports. Trump, however, has repeatedly defended his position, criticizing the European Union, Canada, and China on trade both during the Fox interview and at a recent rally in SC, where Trump went as far as to declare the United States the "piggybank" other nations like to take from. (more...)
Hosepipe ban may be extended amid hot weather
- July 02, 2018

The ban on hosepipes comes into effect in the Greater Dublin Area from Monday and will run until the end of July. If a hosepipe ban was to be put in place, it would make it illegal to wash the auto with a hosepipe, water the garden, or fill paddling pools. (more...)
Mexican ruling party’s Meade concedes election defeat, wishes Lopez Obrador well
- July 02, 2018

Electoral officials have assured that modern balloting technology and institutions will prevent any amusing business. Thousands of ecstatic supporters flooded central Mexico City's Zocalo square and Alameda park, celebrating to the sounds of mariachi music as Lopez Obrador slowly made his way there from his campaign headquarters in a motorcade, swarmed by huge crowds. (more...)
Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Hints He May Cooperate With Federal Prosecutors Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Hints He May Cooperate With Federal Prosecutors
- July 02, 2018

Cohen's comments to ABC News , his first significant remarks to a major media outlet since federal prosecutors in NY raided his home, office and hotel room in April, raised the possibility that he may abandon Trump and cooperate with prosecutors investigating his business dealings. (more...)
Mexico election: Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wins presidential vote
- July 02, 2018

Thousands of ecstatic supporters flooded central Mexico City's Zocalo square and Alameda park, celebrating to the sounds of mariachi music as Lopez Obrador slowly made his way there from his campaign headquarters in a motorcade, swarmed by huge crowds. (more...)
Orlando protesters object to Trump immigration policies Orlando protesters object to Trump immigration policies
- July 02, 2018

More than 630 events were planned calling for migrant families split up at the USA border to be reunited. "I didn't like the sight or the feeling of families being separated", Trump said at the time he signed the order. In Denver, people symbolically wearing foil blankets are among over 4,000 people at a boisterous rally in Civic Center park. "The reality is that this country has been separating children from..." "You are doing a fantastic job of keeping us safe by eradicating the worst ... (more...)
Protesters stopped as Hong Kong marks handover to China Protesters stopped as Hong Kong marks handover to China
- July 02, 2018

Despite this, China has systematically encroached on Hong Kong's democracy and rule of law. In Sunday's press release, the government spokesperson added: "Since the return to the Motherland, Hong Kong has continued to enjoy prosperity and stability, and maintained its status as global financial, transportation and trade centres, thanks to the strong support of the country and Hong Kong's inherent institutional strengths", the spokesperson said. (more...)
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Slams Conservative TV Host Saying She's Not From Bronx Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Slams Conservative TV Host Saying She's Not From Bronx
- July 02, 2018

Joseph Crowley in a primary earlier this month. A recent tweet from Cardillo on Monday morning channeled Trump in its rhetoric and seemed to remark on the response to his Ocasio-Cortez remarks. I went to BU. Growing up, it was a good town for working people. "I was born in a place where your Zip code determines your destiny". During her victory speech, Ocasio-Cortez, a Bronx native who graduated from Boston University, said, "We meet a machine with a movement, and that is what we have ... (more...)
United States sanctions aim to turn Iranians against government United States sanctions aim to turn Iranians against government
- July 02, 2018

In May, Trump withdrew the United States from a 2015 worldwide deal to curb Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting some sanctions. The EU wants to continue the waiver but Trump's administration says it expects the Europeans, as well as China and India, to respect the sanctions. (more...)
American Killed, Nine Injured in Bahamas Boat Explosion
- July 02, 2018

Ten people on board were injured and taken to the hospital in George Town and a female American tourist had died. Another boat nearby was able to rescue numerous passengers. The cause of the incident is under investigation by the Exuma branch of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, according to the Coast Guard. Stefanie, a 22-year-old dancer, sustained life-threatening injuries resulting in both of her legs being amputated. (more...)
North Korea nuclear programme ‘can be dismantled in year’ North Korea nuclear programme ‘can be dismantled in year’
- July 02, 2018

The US President and North Korea's leader have finally met. "There is absolutely unequivocal evidence that they are trying to deceive the USA", the official said, according to NBC . That site is believed by most officials to have twice the enrichment capacity of Yongbyon. -North Korean diplomacy prior to the Singapore summit. Xi, however, apparently tried to temper North Korea's rapid moves to get closer to the United States. (more...)
German interior minister resigns in migration showdown with Merkel German interior minister resigns in migration showdown with Merkel
- July 02, 2018

Angela Merkel , the German chancellor, was on Sunday night once again fighting for her political future after her interior minister slammed the migration deal she secured with her European Union counterparts last week as "ineffective". But numerous plans are vague - and were hurried through to satisfy leaders who face political criticism at home. At a two-day summit in Brussels , EU leaders were under the gun to reach a deal. (more...)
Sen. Susan Collins Won't Support A Supreme Court Nominee Who Opposes Roe Sen. Susan Collins Won't Support A Supreme Court Nominee Who Opposes Roe
- July 02, 2018

According to Collins, President Donald Trump promised her that he would not make opposition to abortion rights a litmus test for his Supreme Court nominee - even though he had said as a candidate that women deserved to be punished for abortion. (more...)
Capital Gazette's Former Editor Was 'Seriously Concerned' About Alleged Shooter, Warned Wife Capital Gazette's Former Editor Was 'Seriously Concerned' About Alleged Shooter, Warned Wife
- July 02, 2018

The Maryland state flag was lowered to half-staff , and outside the building where the shooting took place, people left flowers, handwritten notes and American flags. Ramos had a dispute of many years with the paper over a story it had written about a criminal case against him. He was represented by a public defender, William Davis, who asked Judge Thomas Pryal to impose a gag order preventing officials from discussing the case publicly. (more...)

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