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Obama Says Not to Ignore The Opinions of White Males Obama Says Not to Ignore The Opinions of White Males
- July 21, 2018

Geraghty, for example, cites Obama's friendly relations with the controversial Rev. Al Sharpton as an example of Obama's alleged flirtations with "identity politics". "One would think that would be a warning both to the hosts and the USA government". "And it makes it easier to hide corruption and abuse". Obama encouraged South African youth to carry on Mandela's lifelong struggle for democracy, diversity and human rights during the 16th annual Nelson Mandela Lecture. (more...)
Doctor fatally shot while on bike treated Bush Doctor fatally shot while on bike treated Bush
- July 21, 2018

The gunman is still at large, and police have no idea what prompted the shooting. The shooter turned, fired two shots at Hausknecht and rode away on his bike, Finner said. "His patients appreciated his kind bedside manner and the extra time he took to answer their questions and fully explain their condition and treatment", Marc Boom, president and CEO of Houston Methodist Hospital, told employees in an email on Friday. (more...)
London, Ontario police probing race-related incident at grocery store London, Ontario police probing race-related incident at grocery store
- July 21, 2018

Katie Pocasangre Montoya , who posted the video on Facebook , wrote that the man in the red shirt called police to come to the store for the man in the hoodie. The victim declined to press charges and the police have yet to confirm if it was a hate crime. "The comments that were made between parties are now being reviewed by our hate crime unit". (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull tells Pope to sack archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson Malcolm Turnbull tells Pope to sack archbishop of Adelaide Philip Wilson
- July 21, 2018

Mr Turnbull said: "The time has come for the Pope himself to sack him". "What many people find more troubling is his decision not to resign as Archbishop of Adelaide pending his appeal". He was found guilty, in the Newcastle Local Court on May 22, of failing to report allegations of child sexual abuse by convicted paedophile Maitland priest, James Fletcher, dating back to 1976. (more...)
British white paper constructive, questions remain - Barnier British white paper constructive, questions remain - Barnier
- July 21, 2018

EU's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier , is now crossing the wires saying that their main aim is to conclude the withdrawal agreement and adding that some elements of the white paper open the way for further discussions. "I'm looking forward to with new energy, vigour and vim looking at the detail of all of this". Britain's banks and insurers must plan for a "hard" Brexit in case a transition period is not in place next March, a senior British regulator said on Thursday in a warning echoed ... (more...)
U.S. opens national security probe into uranium imports U.S. opens national security probe into uranium imports
- July 21, 2018

Department of Commerce launched another national security investigation, this time by looking into uranium imports. The companies asking for the investigation have proposed that companies be required to ensure that at least 25 percent of their uranium supply comes from the U.S. (more...)
Syrian rebels and Iran reach deal to evacuate villages Syrian rebels and Iran reach deal to evacuate villages
- July 21, 2018

More than 100 buses arrived on Wednesday to transport residents and fighters overnight from the villages to nearby government-held territory in Aleppo province. Those forces had allowed the United Nations and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent to deliver aid to the towns in exchange for similar deliveries to two regime-besieged towns near Damascus . (more...)
Trump Ready to Hit All Chinese Imports With Tariffs
- July 21, 2018

Trump has imposed tariffs on goods from several countries to try to get better trade terms for the United States. "In fact, an argument can be made that the President's comments may skew the Committee in a hawkish direction: if a decision is a close call then the appearance of kowtowing to the President may bias them toward raising rates". (more...)
The Queen's Jewelry During Trump's Visit May Have Held Hidden Messages The Queen's Jewelry During Trump's Visit May Have Held Hidden Messages
- July 21, 2018

The POTUS had just enjoyed tea with Her Majesty before he marched ahead of her, appearing completely "oblivious" to who was behind him. But, Julie continues, the brooch wasn't a gift from the USA, it was hand-picked and paid for by the Obamas as a present to their pal, the Queen . (more...)
Iran's Khamenei says negotiating with U.S. is 'useless' Iran's Khamenei says negotiating with U.S. is 'useless'
- July 21, 2018

Iranian officials have in the past threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, a major oil shipping route, in retaliation for any hostile USA action. He described President Rouhani's remarks to that effect as important and emphasized that Iran's Foreign Ministry should take the adequate measures to follow up the president's position. (more...)
Ticket mix-up put family on Missouri tourist boat that sank, killing 17 Ticket mix-up put family on Missouri tourist boat that sank, killing 17
- July 21, 2018

Coleman said the captain told passengers that they would not need life jackets. "Every time I see people on it, I think, why are you on them?" she told the Herald. They ran for cover to a nearby shop, where the overheard someone say one of the duck boats had capsized. The investigation found the people aboard died, trapped by the canopy on the boat. (more...)
Giuliani: Trump Didn't Know Cohen Taped Conversation on Payment to Ex-Model
- July 21, 2018

Insisting that "your favorite President did nothing wrong", Donald Trump harangued his own former lawyer and excoriated Robert Mueller's investigators in a Saturday morning tweet. CNN also reported that "a source familiar with the tape" said Trump responded to its existence by saying: "I can't believe Michael would do this to me". (more...)
Prime Minister Theresa May Escapes Assassination Prime Minister Theresa May Escapes Assassination
- July 21, 2018

Rahman was arrested last November shortly after meeting with undercover officers posing as IS members and collecting two dummy explosive devices. Rahman, originally from Walsall but most recently homeless in London, asked an undercover team for help with explosives for an attack and walked away with a fake bomb following an elaborate sting. (more...)
Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate Cohen recorded Trump discussing payment to ex-Playmate
- July 21, 2018

But according to CNN , Trump may have even more to worry about than the McDougal tape. "The good news is that your favorite President did nothing wrong!" The Rev. "Nothing in that conversation suggests that he had any knowledge of it in advance", Giuliani told The Times . He said the tape would show that Trump makes it clear that if there is going to be a payment, it should be done by check, which would be easily traced. (more...)
Toronto police identify remains of Bruce McArthur's eighth victim Toronto police identify remains of Bruce McArthur's eighth victim
- July 21, 2018

The remains of seven men were recovered from planters at the same property earlier in the year, but police had struggled to find any connected to Majeed Kayhan, who disappeared in 2012. After Skandaraj Navaratnam and Abdulbasir Faizi, Kayhan was the third of McArthur's alleged victims to go missing from Toronto's Gay Village, where Kayhan spent most of his time. (more...)
EU's Malmstrom: Forcing China on trade with illegal action will not work EU's Malmstrom: Forcing China on trade with illegal action will not work
- July 21, 2018

The agreement, signed on Tuesday, covers 600 million people and nearly a third of the global economy. Malmstrom and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will visit Trump next week at a time of increasingly worsening relations. Overall, European farmers will benefit, Juncker said, though European consumers will be able to more easily buy luscious Kobe beef and famous Yubari melons. (more...)
Premature penguin chick saved by zookeepers after egg crushed by parents Premature penguin chick saved by zookeepers after egg crushed by parents
- July 21, 2018

Naming her Rainbow, she was given a stuffed penguin toy to keep her company in place of her parents and was hand-fed three times a day with a special "milkshake" blend of fish, vitamins and minerals. The month-old chick is expected to stay in the incubation room until she is 10 weeks old. She added: "Penguins do accidentally step on their eggs, which - even if the chick survives - invariably leads to them rejecting the infant". (more...)
American detained in Vietnam convicted, ordered deported American detained in Vietnam convicted, ordered deported
- July 21, 2018

Nguyen, whose arrest brought global attention to Vietnam's crackdown on public expression and internet freedoms, is expected to fly back to the USA immediately. Protesters believe the bill - the passage of which has been delayed - will allow Chinese companies to take control of Vietnamese land. Nguyen allegedly climbed into one of four police pickups, which were used to block a road, and urged others to climb over the vehicles to continue their march, the indictment said. (more...)
Dmitrii Donskoi: Shipwreck ‘carrying billions in gold’ discovered Dmitrii Donskoi: Shipwreck ‘carrying billions in gold’ discovered
- July 21, 2018

It is rumored that the sunken ship has about 150 trillion won ($132.6 billion) worth of gold bars and other treasures on board. South Korea's financial regulator subsequently issued a warning against possible investment losses. But Russia could argue that it retains full ownership - a claim that would be justified under worldwide law as long as it did not infringe upon South Korea's sovereignty. (more...)
Mexico electoral authority issues $10 million fine Mexico electoral authority issues $10 million fine
- July 21, 2018

The National Electoral Institute (INE) imposed the fine on the Morena party over a trust it had created for victims of September's devastating natural disaster. He said the party would take up the fine with Mexico's electoral tribunal to appeal the decision. According to INE, MORENA did not report forming the trust, known as "For the Others" for which it raised 78.8 million pesos ($4 million) through checks, cash deposits, and bank transfers. (more...)
PM, 15L citizens targeted in Singapore's PM, 15L citizens targeted in Singapore's "biggest data breach"
- July 21, 2018

As per the Singapore government's statement, the hack was "deliberate, targeted and well-planned". The data was stolen over a one-week period from June 27 to July 4. Major cyber attacks have been rare in Singapore , which has invested heavily in cyber security over the past decade. According to the statement, SingHealth lodged a police report on 12 Jul 2018 and police investigation is ongoing. (more...)
Grandfather arrested after girl, 2, accidentally shot by boy, 4, in California Grandfather arrested after girl, 2, accidentally shot by boy, 4, in California
- July 21, 2018

When deputies arrived they found the 2-year-old girl who was suffering from a gunshot wound. The boy got hold of the gun and accidentally fired it, striking his cousin, officials said. Lopez was arrested and will be booked for child endangerment and felon in possession of a firearm, the sheriff's office said. The little girl was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead less than an hour later. (more...)
May warns European Union on 'unworkable' Irish border proposals May warns European Union on 'unworkable' Irish border proposals
- July 21, 2018

You have to prepare yourself for no agreement. He said, however, the backstop arrangement in the final agreement would "not necessarily be ours", but insisted there must be one. "I'm looking forward to with new energy, vigour and vim looking at the detail of all of this". He also insisted that the responsibility for resolving any outstanding issues rested with the British, since they were the ones who made a decision to leave - and that they would have to be resolved probably by December, ... (more...)
Kim Jong-Un Fails to Respond to Pompeo Proposals at Pyongyang Meeting Kim Jong-Un Fails to Respond to Pompeo Proposals at Pyongyang Meeting
- July 21, 2018

Benjamin Katzeff Silberstein, an associate at the Foreign Policy Research Institute who tracks the North Korean economy, said increasing economic penalties seemed to be the main cause of the decline. He then warned that " when sanctions are not enforced, the prospects of successful denuclearization of North Korea are diminished ". In an interview Thursday, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats dispelled rumors about the USA going soft on North Korea, following the president's historic ... (more...)
Backing congressman doesn't want a 2nd Putin summit in Washington Backing congressman doesn't want a 2nd Putin summit in Washington
- July 21, 2018

Trump has only alluded to the refugees when speaking about the meeting. After three decades during which the worldwide community has been governed by the consequences of the fall of the Soviet Union and the end of half a century of global conflict between the communist and capitalist camps, it seems a new world order is emerging. (more...)

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