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Delhi gang-rape: SC to deliver verdict on convicts' plea Delhi gang-rape: SC to deliver verdict on convicts' plea
- July 09, 2018

The review petitions challenge the judgment of the Supreme Court delivered on May 5 , 2017 confirming death penalty for all the four accused. A three-judge bench of the Apex Court, headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and also comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan and R Bhanumathi will pronounce the verdict in the case. (more...)
Syria intercepts Israeli missiles fired at T-4 airbase Syria intercepts Israeli missiles fired at T-4 airbase
- July 09, 2018

Reports later surfaced that advanced Iranian Air defenses had been the target of the strike. Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the United Kingdom -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told the agency that "Iranian and pro-regime fighters" were killed at the base. (more...)
Wiregrass Humane Society sees increase in animals Wiregrass Humane Society sees increase in animals
- July 09, 2018

The Nebraska Humane Society is offering free and discounted cat adoptions in an effort to make room in their shelter, which is now over capacity. "We've seen dogs bust out of kennels in houses, break through doors, break through glass - the fireworks are really something pretty terrifying to them. (more...)
Top UK Brexit minister resigns from government Top UK Brexit minister resigns from government
- July 09, 2018

On Monday, May is due to brief lawmakers on the plan agreed by the Cabinet during its 12-hour meeting. The Sunday Times said seven of the 27 ministers present spoke out against the plan. In her reply, Mrs May said: "I do not agree with your characterisation of the policy we agreed at cabinet on Friday". Mr Davis had told BBC Radio 4's Today programme it would be wrong for his departure to create a rebellion, saying: "I wouldn't be encouraging people to do that". (more...)
U.K.'s senior official in charge of Brexit resigns
- July 09, 2018

Brexit-backing MPs have been angered by Ms May's plans, saying they will keep Britain too close to the European Union and limit its ability to strike new trade deals. That silence was definitively broken with Mr Davis's resignation, but the letter which accompanied his decision to stand down lays bare the deep divisions between him and the Prime Minister in recent months. (more...)
Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns
- July 09, 2018

A Downing Street source said MPs will continue to be briefed on the plans, and officials will explain how it does not "breach our manifesto pledges, or our Brexit red lines". Davis exchanged letters with Number 10 after his position became untenable following the Cabinet away-day on Friday when May's top team finally thrashed out a position of the UK's future trading relationship with the EU. (more...)
Iran Executes Islamic State Members Over Deadly Tehran Attack Iran Executes Islamic State Members Over Deadly Tehran Attack
- July 09, 2018

Of the six attackers who died in the assault, five had previously fought with ISIS in Mosul and Raqqa, according to Iranian officials. The office of Tehran's Prosecutor announced on Saturday morning that the eight terrorists have been executed. (more...)
Iranian teen detained for Instagram dancing videos
- July 09, 2018

The teenager, however, was detained by the Iranian police for those same videos. It was unclear whether her statement was made under duress, AP reports . Iranian police said they plan to shut down similar accounts on Instagram, and the judiciary is considering blocking access to the site. Iran already blocks Facebook, Twitter and other social media, though many Iranians access them through proxies and VPNs. (more...)
UK Brexit minister David Davis resigns UK Brexit minister David Davis resigns
- July 09, 2018

The anti-May rebellion has yet to gather serious traction, as two other hard-Brexit ministers took different positions. In my view the inevitable outcome of the proposed policies will be to make the supposed control by Parliament illusory rather than real. (more...)
Four boys brought to safety, rescue operations to resume soon Four boys brought to safety, rescue operations to resume soon
- July 09, 2018

Finnish volunteer diver Mikko Paasi, a long-term resident of Thailand , said the death of the Thai Navy SEAL had changed the mood on the ground and made real for rescuers just how unsafe the mission had become. According to the Guardian , the rescue has concluded for the night and will resume in about 10 to 20 hours. The governor said the first of the boys could emerge as early as 9pm local time on Sunday (midnight AEST), but warned the operation could stop at any time depending on ... (more...)
Several dead after train derails in Turkey Several dead after train derails in Turkey
- July 09, 2018

The state news agency Anadolu said that five wagons came off the tracks in a region near the country's Greek border. "It was a awful accident", DHA quoted her as saying. Turkey's rail network has been hit by several fatal accidents over the last years. People and rescuers carry an injured woman after a train derailment at Corlu, in the Turkish province of Tekirdag, on July 8, 2018, that killed at least 10 people and left some 73 injured. (more...)
UK Brexit ministers Davis and Baker quit in major blow to May
- July 09, 2018

Davis is said to have had a "you go, we go" pact with Baker and Suella Braverman, another DexEU minister. "I am also unpersuaded that our negotiating approach will not just lead to further demands for concessions", he added. Labour Party chairman Ian Lavery said: "This is absolute chaos and Theresa May has no authority left". Mrs May had hoped that the Cabinet agreement secured on Friday at Chequers would help her deliver the "right Brexit" for the UK, with an offer to Brussels to share ... (more...)
With hugs, leaders of rivals Ethiopia, Eritrea meet for peace summit With hugs, leaders of rivals Ethiopia, Eritrea meet for peace summit
- July 09, 2018

The IGAD official's message said further: "We therefore wish to reiterate our continued support for the ongoing bilateral developments and encourage you to maintain the positive momentum towards peace". Abiy, who took office in April, has accepted a Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission ruling awarding disputed territory to Eritrea, BBC reported. While Ethiopia is Africa's second most populous nation, with more than 100 million people, and one of the world's fastest-growing economies, tiny ... (more...)
Southern California Heat Wave Breaks Records Southern California Heat Wave Breaks Records
- July 09, 2018

Torrid conditions were expected to last through Saturday before easing a bit Sunday. Southern California simmered Thursday in the early stages of a potentially unsafe heat wave that forecasters predicted would send temperatures soaring to record levels and create conditions that could readily cause wildfires to spread. (more...)
David Davis’s resignation following Chequers summit PRAISED by Conservative Brexiteers David Davis’s resignation following Chequers summit PRAISED by Conservative Brexiteers
- July 09, 2018

In a resignation letter circulated by local reporters , Davis told May he has repeatedly disagreed with the government over the previous year and that it is looking "less and less likely" that the government can deliver Brexit per voters' wishes. (more...)
German Officials, Trump Exchange Criticism Ahead Of NATO Summit German Officials, Trump Exchange Criticism Ahead Of NATO Summit
- July 09, 2018

Hill sought to place Trump's policy decisions into a coherent whole, they said. Christian Lindner, head of the pro-business Free Democrats, told Deutschlandfunk in an interview that he did not trust Trump, and his actions on trade and in the security arena were not in the United States' long term interest. (more...)
Research Shows Anne Frank’s Family Tried To Immigrate To America Research Shows Anne Frank’s Family Tried To Immigrate To America
- July 09, 2018

However, the Frank family's escape efforts were all in vain. The house where the Franks hid was turned into a museum that is one of Amsterdam's most popular tourist attractions. When the consulate reopened, the family was not denied entry to the US. "He would need to collect them again". The finding follows decades of uncertainty as to how exactly US immigration authorities handled the Franks' immigration applications. (more...)
First two of Thai soccer team rescued from cave, official says First two of Thai soccer team rescued from cave, official says
- July 09, 2018

Thai navy SEALs say four soccer team members have been taken out of the cave. Even for expert divers, the point at which the football team have become stranded takes about six hours to reach from the cave entrance. Divers have previously described conditions in the cave network as some of the most extreme they have ever faced. "They have not been moved to Chiang Rai hospital yet", Tossathep said. (more...)
Mossad Retrieves Wristwatch of Legendary 1960s Israeli Spy Eli Cohen Mossad Retrieves Wristwatch of Legendary 1960s Israeli Spy Eli Cohen
- July 09, 2018

After delivery hours in Israel was conducted by the research and intelligence activities and the result is clearly established that they actually belonged to Eli Cohen . His watch was held by Syria. The Mossad notified Eli's family members privately about the watch's return several months earlier and the head of the institution, Yossi Cohen, presented it to the family during a ceremony held in May, with the watch encased by his office. (more...)
Woman confronts Bannon in store, calls him a 'piece of trash' Woman confronts Bannon in store, calls him a 'piece of trash'
- July 09, 2018

The unnamed woman reportedly called Bannon a "piece of trash" in Black Swan Books, according to The Hill . A native of Richmond, Bannon's love of books is well known, and he has been described as "the most well-read person in Washington". (more...)
Mexico extradites key lieutenant of drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ to United States Mexico extradites key lieutenant of drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ to United States
- July 09, 2018

Damaso Lopez is known as "The Graduate" because he studied law and was a senior official in the Mexican prison administration system. In the months afterward, violence in Sinaloa state and elsewhere in Mexico rose as factions of the cartel - including one led by Lopez and his son and another led by Guzman's sons - fought for control of the cartel, which is considered one of Mexico's most powerful. (more...)
Giuliani Demands 'Factual Basis' for Mueller Probe Before Any Trump Interview Giuliani Demands 'Factual Basis' for Mueller Probe Before Any Trump Interview
- July 09, 2018

Giuliani used the interviews to question the integrity of the Mueller probe, which is tasked with investigating Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election, and whether or not the Trump campaign coordinated with Russian Federation. Giuliani told NBC's Meet The Press . Trump has long contended that the investigation is an excuse by Democrats to explain his upset win over Democrat Hillary Clinton, a former USA secretary of state. (more...)
Lebanese tourist sentenced to over 8 years in prison for insulting Egypt Lebanese tourist sentenced to over 8 years in prison for insulting Egypt
- July 09, 2018

A Cairo court found her guilty of deliberately spreading false rumours that would harm society, attacking religion, and public indecency, judicial sources said. Kamal said surgery Mazboh underwent in 2006 to remove a brain clot has impaired her ability to control anger, a condition documented in a medical report he submitted to the court. (more...)
All ministers have to sell her Brexit plan
- July 09, 2018

However, in the face of past criticism over her willingness to accommodate those pushing for a "hard" Brexit , the Prime Minister appeared to face down those forces. "This is simply saying that we will effectively sell the same products across Europe as we do now - it's what business does and would do anyway, nobody produces a different product for one country". (more...)
Chlorine used for chemical weapons attack in Syria's Douma - OPCW interim report Chlorine used for chemical weapons attack in Syria's Douma - OPCW interim report
- July 09, 2018

No organophosphorus nerve agents or their degradation products were detected, either in the environmental samples or in plasma samples from the alleged casualties. The Douma incident has deeply divided worldwide opinion. The insistence by Russian Federation and Syria that a chemical weapons attack was staged runs counter to accounts from witnesses and survivors interviewed by The Associated Press, some of them in Douma, who described being overwhelmed by a strong smell of chlorine. (more...)

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