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London Pride: More than a million turn out to 'most diverse' parade London Pride: More than a million turn out to 'most diverse' parade
- July 07, 2018

Parade director Christopher Joell-Deshields said this year's event was the most diverse yet. He added: "It's just a day to be proud of really - people are able to just come and be who they are and celebrate whatever they want". London's Pride parade is under way after the mayor, Sadiq Khan , and the women and equalities minister, Penny Mourdant, officially signalled the start of the event on Saturday afternoon. (more...)
One person killed in N. California wildfire One person killed in N. California wildfire
- July 07, 2018

Officials were still trying to tally the exact number of homes lost. Cal Fire said one person was killed in the Klamathon Fire , which is burning Siskyou County, an area located near the OR border. Multiple strike teams and other resources were ordered from surrounding jurisdictions and were en route to the fire. A fire at the Camp Pendleton Marine Base in the north county has prompted the evacuation of 750 homes. (more...)
Ireland imposes restrictions on water use because of drought Ireland imposes restrictions on water use because of drought
- July 07, 2018

Based on continuous night time flows and domestic meter data Irish Water estimates that 7% of the total water produced is lost due to household side leakage. It is reported by The Irish Times. People living in these areas and who are on the public water supply are expected to refrain from watering their gardens, washing their cars, and other activities which could be deemed unnecessary like filling swimming pools and artificial ponds. (more...)
Washington and Pyongyang get down to 'nitty gritty' in nuclear talks
- July 07, 2018

As the day began, Pompeo left the compound to make a secure call to Trump away from potential surveillance, then returned to restart talks and they continued through a working lunch for nearly six hours. Pompeo warned that "the path toward complete denuclearization building a relationship between our two countries is vital for a brighter North Korea and the success that our two presidents demand of us". (more...)
Eleven killed as torrential rain pounds Japan Eleven killed as torrential rain pounds Japan
- July 07, 2018

About 168,000 people were ordered from their homes in nine prefectures, due to the risk of landslides and flooding, and 1.2 million more were advised to leave as of Friday morning, news agencies in Japan reported. Local authorities said on Saturday a total of 20 people were killed in rain-related accidents, while public broadcaster NHK said the death toll had risen to 38 with 50 others unaccounted for. (more...)
Sheffield Mayor Bans Trump from Entering City During Upcoming UK Visit Sheffield Mayor Bans Trump from Entering City During Upcoming UK Visit
- July 07, 2018

The Green Party councillor tweeted Mr Trump was a "wasteman" and "henceforth banned from the great city of Sheffield". Now, Magid Magid is continuing his swaggy moves, and this time, he's dropping a "what's good?" to President Donald Trump . (more...)
Statue of Liberty climber pleads not guilty; Trump calls her clown Statue of Liberty climber pleads not guilty; Trump calls her clown
- July 07, 2018

Earlier in the day, Okoumou and dozens of other group members unfurled an "Abolish ICE" banner at the statue's pedestal. Rise and Resist said it was working to get legal representation for Okoumou . "In a democracy we don't put children in cages". Okoumou was born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo before moving to NY, according to Jamie Bauer, another protester. (more...)
Brexit: Theresa May meets Cabinet to discuss trade plan with EU Brexit: Theresa May meets Cabinet to discuss trade plan with EU
- July 07, 2018

May said her cabinet also agreed to negotiate for regulations for industrial and agri-food goods, to end the free movement of people, the supremacy of the European court and "vast" payments to the bloc. As she held the crisis talks with her ministers, the chief executive of European plane maker Airbus, Tom Enders, accused the government of having "no clue or at least consensus on how to execute Brexit without severe harm". (more...)
'We are under no circumstances considering auctioning Madiba’s cell' 'We are under no circumstances considering auctioning Madiba’s cell'
- July 07, 2018

In the statement, the trustees also extended their "sincere apologies if they have offended anyone in their quest to raise funds for worthy causes". In the statement released, the trustees said the prison's management, including their appointed spokesperson, had attended a media launch in May where the auction of Mandela's cell was outlined in a media release distributed at the event. (more...)
Father Who Shot Sydney Teens "Planned" The Murders, Police Say
- July 07, 2018

John Howard who lives just 50 metres along the road from the house, says he's shaken. Ms Edwards, a solicitor at Brown and Partners Solicitors in Woolwich, was taken into the care of friends and police after the attack. "It's a awful, bad tragedy", the prime minister told reporters on Friday. About 20 residents, including young children, gathered on the street while police examined the crime scene. (more...)
Missionaries of Charity sister arrested in baby-selling investigation Missionaries of Charity sister arrested in baby-selling investigation
- July 07, 2018

Ranchi's child welfare committee chairperson Rupa Verma said , "All 22 children staying at Nirmala Shishu Bhawan in Harmu locality were shifted to a safe place, which we can not disclose now in view of their safety". According to police, Balsa and Indwar admitted to selling the babies of the women who came to the shelter. There have been a number of reports of babies and children being trafficked through charity-run homes and hospitals in India, which campaigners say is driven by a long ... (more...)
Dog left in auto dies; police planning charges Dog left in auto dies; police planning charges
- July 07, 2018

Authorities say the animal was in the auto for as long as seven hours on July 4, when temperatures soared into the 90s. At least one person attempted to open the auto before a police officer broke a window and officers removed the animal from the vehicle. (more...)
In North Korea, Pompeo phones home to brief Trump
- July 07, 2018

He was working on three primary goals: complete denuclearization of North Korea, security assurances, and the repatriation of remains of possible American prisoners of war from the Korean War. Pompeo held almost three hours of talks with Kim Yong Chol on Friday and a working dinner that Nauert described as further "relationship building". (more...)
Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort files request to hire 61 foreign workers Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort files request to hire 61 foreign workers
- July 07, 2018

Trump's "Winter White House" has applied to hire 21 cooks from other countries to work at the resort from October to May. He sure loves hiring foreign workers on the cheap, though! The application to hire waiters was first reported Thursday by BuzzFeed . (more...)
Matthaeus tips England to meet Brazil in World Cup final Matthaeus tips England to meet Brazil in World Cup final
- July 07, 2018

And Eriksson warned that Gareth Southgate's side may have been better off facing tournament favourites Brazil rather than Sweden . "I think they've shown that also when they play, they're more relaxed, which is very good for England ", he told SVT. (more...)
Veterans speak out about the U.S. Army discharging immigrant recruits Veterans speak out about the U.S. Army discharging immigrant recruits
- July 07, 2018

This is only the latest move by the Trump administration to prevent immigrants serving in the US military from gaining citizenship. "I'm a good scientist no matter what". The program came under fire from conservatives when President Barack Obama added DACA recipients - young immigrants brought to the US illegally - to the list of eligible enlistees. (more...)
50 deaths in Quebec attributed to heat as hot, humid weather subsides
- July 07, 2018

Children cool themselves in water spray from a fire truck outside the annual Smithsonian Folklife Festival on Independence Day July 4, 2018 in Washington, DC. "While we are an advanced industrialized economy, these deaths reflect that there are serious social inequalities", he said, adding that many wealthy countries the world over had been hit by heat waves associated with climate change. (more...)
The unintended consequences of Trump’s trade war with China The unintended consequences of Trump’s trade war with China
- July 07, 2018

China says that it has been "forced to take a necessary counterattack " against the United States because of recent US import taxes on Chinese products. At time of writing, the ship was making its way from Busan in South Korea to Dalian, in the Liaoning province. The drop might reflect a deliberate devaluation by Beijing to signal its "displeasure over the state of trade negotiations", according to a report from the Institute of International Finance, a banking trade group. (more...)
Boston Commuters Band Together to Free Woman Caught Between Train and Platform Boston Commuters Band Together to Free Woman Caught Between Train and Platform
- July 07, 2018

While it's unclear what her medical bills will total, the New York Times editorial board sees a clear problem. Another commuter named Marleny Polanco was going home from work when she heard the commotion. But the woman "made it a point to say 'you don't understand, I have awful insurance, '" a witness tells CNN . Police said emergency medical personnel bandaged the wound, which would require surgery, and took her took the hospital. (more...)
Construction worker dies after being swept away by floods in Japan Construction worker dies after being swept away by floods in Japan
- July 07, 2018

Japan's Meteorological Agency has issued warnings in most regions across all of Japan. By this morning, one part of the main island of Honshu had been hit with twice the total amount of rain for a normal July. Transportation services have been severely disrupted since Thursday, the transport ministry said, with a number of Shinkansen bullet train services partially disrupted and major arterial highways partially closed. (more...)
Boblo Island Ferry Gutted By Fire Boblo Island Ferry Gutted By Fire
- July 07, 2018

The cause of the blaze was not immediately known. The intensity of the flames forced firefighters to take a defensive approach with the boat, directing water at it from afar. Measuring 190-feet long, the S.S. Ste. The amusement park on Boblo Island closed in 1993. After that, it fell into disrepair and was towed to various docks for vague restoration efforts. (more...)
Miner tells trapped Thai boys to 'Hang in there' Miner tells trapped Thai boys to 'Hang in there'
- July 07, 2018

Family members pray before a shrine in Tham Luang cave area as operations continue for the 12 boys and their coach trapped at the cave at Khun Nam Nang Non Forest Park in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province, July 5, 2018. Reygadas and the other miners were trapped almost 2,300 feet (700 meters) below Chile's Atacama desert before a specially built capsule could be lowered down a drilled shaft and raise them to the surface one by one. (more...)
Avenatti For President: Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Mulls 2020 Run Avenatti For President: Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Mulls 2020 Run
- July 07, 2018

Trump come the general election", Avenatti said . "We can't relive 2016". "I love this country, our values and our people too much to sit by while they are destroyed", added Avenatti. I always liked the Daily News! Daniels has accused Trump and Cohen of defamation and has claimed that she had a consensual sexual encounter with Trump over a decade ago. (more...)
Chrissy Teigen slams Trump over Elizabeth Warren, #MeToo comments
- July 07, 2018

US president Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Four Seasons Arena on July 5, 2018 in Great Falls, Montana. "Pocahontas, I apologize to you". "While you obsess over my genes, your Admin is conducting DNA tests on little kids because you ripped them from their mamas & you are too incompetent to reunite them in time to meet a court order". (more...)
Record-breaking heat wave kills 33 people in Quebec Record-breaking heat wave kills 33 people in Quebec
- July 07, 2018

The neighbouring province of Ontario was also under heat warnings over the last few days and may too have seen a rise in heat-related fatalities. Eighteen of the dead were reported in the provincial capital Montreal, according to regional public health director Mylene Drouin. (more...)

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