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Sen. Johnson: Putin wrong about Russian Federation election meddling Sen. Johnson: Putin wrong about Russian Federation election meddling
- July 18, 2018

Trump resisted when asked Monday to condemn Russian meddling in the election. Texas Republican congressman Will Hurd, a former CIA official, said: "I've seen Russian intelligence manipulate many people over my professional career and I never would have thought that the US President would become one of the ones getting played by old KGB hands". (more...)
Trump Wonders Why U.S. Should Always Have To Defend NATO Allies
- July 18, 2018

Trump expressed skepticism over the decades-old defense pact, which obligates member countries to defend any other member country that comes under attack, during an interview with Fox News' Tucker Carlson . The clause, known as Article 5, has only ever been invoked one time, by the USA after the September 11, 2001 attacks. In an interview for Fox News at the end of his European tour, during which he took part in a NATO Summit, visited the United Kingdom, and met with Russian President ... (more...)
Trump backs off siding with Russian Federation over United States intelligence amid bipartisan anger
- July 18, 2018

Trump never admits he was wrong, so his attempt at a do-over yesterday - saying he meant to say he didn't see a reason why Russian Federation "wouldn't" have interfered in the election, instead of "would" - is an indication that even he realizes he finally hit the wall. (more...)
Putin says Russian collusion accusations ‘nonsense,’ Trump calls Mueller probe ‘disaster’
- July 18, 2018

Just before the USA and Russian presidents' closed-door meeting today (July 16), Sarah Huckabee Sanders tweeted a black-and-white photo that shows Trump, sitting upright and wide eyed, looking away from Putin , whose eyes are closed. Putin said Trump had spent a lot of time talking about Israel during their talks. "We have discussions on everything from trade to military to missiles to nuclear to China". (more...)
Wisconsin woman on a bike falls into a drawbridge Wisconsin woman on a bike falls into a drawbridge
- July 18, 2018

The video shows warning gates going down to stop traffic from driving across the Racine Street Bridge. The people providing assistance were able to pull her out and lay her down on the bridge, where they began to examine her injuries. Passers-by realize what has happened around a minute later, and rush to her rescue. The cyclist, a 37-year-old woman, was later taken to a hospital and treated for injuries to her face, ABC affiliate WBAY in Wisconsin reported. (more...)
Three people rescued off the coast of Malin Head following major operation Three people rescued off the coast of Malin Head following major operation
- July 18, 2018

The teenager has since passed away. The man in his 50s remains in hospital. The teenager was from Derry, while the man was from Donegal. The rescue was launched after tourists staying in a holiday cottage heard their cries for help. The man in his 60s was recovered just before 6pm, along the shoreline. The search was co-ordinated by Malin Head Coastguard and involves two RNLI lifeboats from Lough Swilly, the Irish Coastguard helicopter and a number of local boats. (more...)
Consuming Fat Is The Only Cause Of Gaining Weight, Shows New Study Consuming Fat Is The Only Cause Of Gaining Weight, Shows New Study
- July 18, 2018

The research looked into the four main dietary components - fat, carbohydrate, refined sugar and protein - to identify which is responsible for weight gain. Over the course of the study, the researchers made more than 100,000 measurements of changes in both body weight and body fat in the mice using micro MRI machines. (more...)
Trump Says Russia Will Help With North Korea Denuclearization
- July 18, 2018

And after making historic inroads with Pyongyang, the Trump administration organized a summit with North Korea last month to discuss denuclearization. The first meeting had initially been scheduled for July 12, but the North Koreans failed to show up, the senior USA official said, saying this was "a reminder that this process is off to a slow start and isn't likely to get any faster or easier as we try to repatriate thousands more of our people". (more...)
USA in talks to sell Patriot missiles to Turkey USA in talks to sell Patriot missiles to Turkey
- July 18, 2018

Wolters said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was anxious about "how much, for how long and how close" any F-35s would be operated near the S-400 systems. The Pentagon is anxious that the integration of Russian systems in Turkish defense networks could put sensitive information about US-made strike fighters and their capabilities at risk. (more...)
Trump and Putin open historic summit Trump and Putin open historic summit
- July 18, 2018

We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. "He just said it's not Russia", Trump said. "And hopefully we will solve every one of the problems that we discussed today". What's clear is that Trump isn't going to emerge from Monday's summit/meeting - sum-meeting? - with much to say about Putin that's negative. (more...)
Musk apologises for 'pedo' caver tweet Musk apologises for 'pedo' caver tweet
- July 18, 2018

Unsworth and to the companies I represent as leader". Unsworth was part of an worldwide team of cave-diving experts who rescued the group of 12 teenage boys and their coach. The Tweet was later deleted. No charges or complaints had ever been filed against Mr Unsworth, Reuters news agency quoted an unnamed police officer in Thailand's Chiang Rai area as saying. (more...)
Largest US voting machine vendor admits using software vulnerable to hacking Largest US voting machine vendor admits using software vulnerable to hacking
- July 18, 2018

Per the April Wyden letter, ES&S says that they stopped installing the remote-access pcAnywhere software in December of 2007. It's unclear whether any election officials installed patches for the vulnerabilities. However, the company declined to answer a question from Wyden's office about the settings it used to secure communications to the election systems over pcAnywhere, Motherboard reported. (more...)
Facebook 'allows' graphic video of man assaulting toddler to stay online Facebook 'allows' graphic video of man assaulting toddler to stay online
- July 18, 2018

He also claimed that Facebook had taken down the video of the young child being beaten, but Channel 4's reporter noted that it "is still on Facebook right now". Any video of "physical bullying" with minors is allowed if it has a "condemnatory caption", the reporter is told. Facebook later told " Dispatches " the picture would violate their policies on hate speech and it would investigate the incident. (more...)
Why Trump doesn't admit Russian election interference Why Trump doesn't admit Russian election interference
- July 18, 2018

In the run-up to the Trump-Putin summit, many wondered how the Mueller investigation's latest indictment would impact the outcome. The Kremlin denies it interfered. Around June 2016, they began releasing tens of thousands of the stolen emails and documents using "fictitious online personas, including DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0, " the indictment said. (more...)
'Must be the intelligence agencies': Lights go out during Trump statement 'Must be the intelligence agencies': Lights go out during Trump statement
- July 18, 2018

And then the lights went out. "That must be the intelligence agencies". "That was odd. But that's OK", he said. The president drew criticism, even from some of his closest Republican allies, for his comments in which he seemed to accept Putin's denials of election meddling in conflict with his own intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation did, in fact, interfere in the election. (more...)
Judge Who Sentenced Nawaz Sharif Recuses From Hearing Other 2 Graft Cases Judge Who Sentenced Nawaz Sharif Recuses From Hearing Other 2 Graft Cases
- July 18, 2018

All three are now in jail. The Islamabad Accountability Court had sentenced Sharif to a total of 10 years in prison and imposed a fine of £8 million ($10 million) in the corruption case. The appeal highlighted the legal flaws in the Avenfield verdict and pleaded to nullify the Islamabad Accountability Court's verdict. A Pakistani anti-corruption court judge who had sentenced Nawaz Sharif to 10 years in jail in a graft case, has recused himself from hearing two other corruption cases ... (more...)
Trump raves about 'beautiful' Queen, makes confusing United Kingdom comment Trump raves about 'beautiful' Queen, makes confusing United Kingdom comment
- July 18, 2018

The government said being part of an EU customs union would prevent it from striking global trade deals, won the vote by 307 to 301, a slim majority for May of just 6. The government's acceptance of the amendments did little to ease the tensions in May's party, which is at war with itself over the Brexit plans. By winning Tuesday's vote, May has avoided the prospect of having to go back on her word that Britain will not be part of any customs union after leaving the EU - something that ... (more...)
Donald Trump’s disgraceful bow to Russian Federation
- July 18, 2018

Rebuked as never before by his own party, including a stern pushback from usually reserved Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, the USA president sought to end 27 hours of recrimination by delivering a rare admission of error. But Donald Trump again gave Vladimir Putin a pass Monday for what amounts to an act of war. Republican Patriots: "Where are you??? " he wrote. (more...)
Bloodstains on Shroud of Turin 'probably fake' Bloodstains on Shroud of Turin 'probably fake'
- July 18, 2018

In 2015, more than 2 million people saw the Shroud of Turin, which is 14-feet-long, 3.5-feet-wide and kept in a bulletproof, climate-controlled case. At least half the bloodstains on the Holy Shroud of Turin are fake, a new study says. Some hand bloodstains traced angles at odds with each other as well, off by as much as 10 degrees. The experiment showed that one of the stains is entirely unrealistic, one that is shaped like a belt around the lumbar area, due to the possible bleeding after ... (more...)
Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK Venomous bird-eating spiders found on the loose in the UK
- July 18, 2018

But locals are sure to be anxious as the spiders can grow to have a leg span of 10in. This would be a reference to the Brazilian Salmon Pink Birdeater, one of the largest tarantulas in the world. The type of spider make popular pets as they are docile , but when threatened by a predator they attack by flicking their pink hairs at them using excruciating pain and blindness. (more...)
Suspected Houston Serial Killer In Custody After Crime Spree Suspected Houston Serial Killer In Custody After Crime Spree
- July 18, 2018

Person of interest after murder victim Pamela Johnson's vehicle found parked at Willowbrook Mall. A Channel 2 photographer witnessed the incident unfold. "There's not enough of us dealing with parolees". "Actually he's pretty much bald but his natural hair color is black and he's got as you can see tattoos around his neck", says Chief Acevedo. (more...)
Las Vegas policeman shoots through windscreen during vehicle chase Las Vegas policeman shoots through windscreen during vehicle chase
- July 18, 2018

During the high-speed chase, the two men fire at police several times, and Officer Umana fires back, blasting a holes in his car's windshield. The initial victim who was shot multiple times later died at University Medical Center. Shortly after, the suspects crashed their vehicle into a wall at the Hollingsworth Elementary School, prompting an immediate school lockdown. One of the suspects, identified by Metro as 23-year-old Fidel Miranda, was shot and killed at the scene. (more...)
11-Year-Old Chennai Girl Sexually Assaulted By 15 People, Says Mother 11-Year-Old Chennai Girl Sexually Assaulted By 15 People, Says Mother
- July 18, 2018

A total of 24 men were detained, of which 18 were remanded following an investigation and after they were produced before a Magistrate. Tension prevails now as lawyers refused to allow the accused free passage. 'Even if legal aid is provided, we will oppose it , ' he said, according to the Times of India . A senior police officer said that the perpetrators drugged her allegedly before she was sexually assaulted in various places inside the apartment premises at various days for the past ... (more...)
Labour antisemitism code dismissed by chief rabbi Ephraim Mirvis
- July 18, 2018

One MP who rebelled against the NEC, the parliamentary chairman of the Jewish Labour Movement, Luciana Berger, said: "It sends a strong signal that we [Labour MPs] adopt the IHRA definition in full, including all the specific examples it includes, and that any attempt to tinker, water down, or otherwise amend it must be resisted". (more...)
Bellhops rewards gritty college student who walked to first day of work Bellhops rewards gritty college student who walked to first day of work
- July 18, 2018

Carr arrived at his job site before his colleagues to help a client move their belongings. "This was the first job in a long time to give me an opportunity to get hired", he told AL.com. "Nothing is impossible unless you make it impossible", he tells the media outlet. Some $8,400 has been raised to help him on that path. While Carr wasn't going to talk about what happened, Lamey said she told him to tell his story, and the other workers were amazed. (more...)

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