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Nawaz Sharif Examined By Medical Board Post Health Related Reports Nawaz Sharif Examined By Medical Board Post Health Related Reports
- July 24, 2018

Speaking to reporters here, Mr Sharif's counsel Amjad Pervez said that Nawaz Sharif wanted to stay in the jail as an ordinary Pakistani and had refused offers for additional facilities. The report said Sharif's son-in law Safdar had informed the jail administration that he had been on specified meal advised by his doctors, but was initially provided unhygienic food due to which he developed some health issues. (more...)
Israel Evacuates Hundreds of White Helmets From Syria Into Jordan Israel Evacuates Hundreds of White Helmets From Syria Into Jordan
- July 23, 2018

The White Helmets describe themselves as a volunteer workforce that acts to save people in Syria's war zones. The Syrian Foreign Ministry, citing an unnamed official at the ministry, said on Monday that Damascus had previously warned about the risky role the White Helmets were playing in undermining the security and stability in the Arab country and in the region due to their "terrorist nature". (more...)
Nicaragua: President Ortega's Battered Opponents Plan Comeback Nicaragua: President Ortega's Battered Opponents Plan Comeback
- July 23, 2018

Divine Mercy parish in Managua , where more than 100 students had taken refuge, was also attacked by police and paramilitaries during the night of July 13. Melvin Sotelo, a Nicaraguan sociologist, said the uprising happened because Ortega had closed off all other avenues of dissent. On the first Sunday of July, Pope Francis supported the efforts of the bishops and "many people of good will" who mediated the crisis in Nicaragua and testify to the process of national dialogue "by way of ... (more...)
Judge reveals identities of 5 witnesses immunized to testify against Manafort Judge reveals identities of 5 witnesses immunized to testify against Manafort
- July 23, 2018

Manafort is facing charges of bank fraud and tax fraud in Virginia. He has pleaded not guilty in that case, and to the charges brought against him in D.C. With a July 31 start date, Manafort's trial is coincidentally set to begin on the second anniversary of the FBI's investigation into ties between Donald Trump's campaign, which Manafort once ran, and Russian Federation. (more...)
Judge Delays Manafort Trial Until July 31
- July 23, 2018

A USA judge agreed to delay until July 31 the criminal trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort on bank and tax fraud charges. "You don't really care about Mr. Manafort", Ellis told Mueller's team at the time. Mueller's probe has led to multiple indictments and several guilty pleas from other Trump associates, including Rick Gates, a former Trump deputy campaign chairman who worked with Manafort. (more...)
Trump looking into revoking security clearances for Brennan, other top Obama officials Trump looking into revoking security clearances for Brennan, other top Obama officials
- July 23, 2018

Brennan, who served under President Barack Obama, last week used the word "treasonous" to describe Trump's performance at his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, saying it showed he was "wholly in the pocket of Putin". (more...)
Trump tweets his campaign was spied on illegally and Federal Bureau of Investigation misled courts Trump tweets his campaign was spied on illegally and Federal Bureau of Investigation misled courts
- July 23, 2018

US President Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin are pictured ahead of their meeting in Helsinki, on 16 July 2018. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) believed that a former Trump campaign advisor had ties to Russian Federation as it sought to influence the 2016 United States presidential election, top secret documents released to USA news organizations revealed on Saturday, July 21. (more...)
Arroyo is now House Speaker in Wikipedia too Arroyo is now House Speaker in Wikipedia too
- July 23, 2018

Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was formally elected as Speaker roughly 12 hours. She replaced Congressperson Pantaleon Alvarez, the representative of the first district of Davao del Norte. The First Daughter had repeatedly expressed her dislike for Alvarez early this year after the House Speaker allegedly declared her as part of the political opposition when she formed a regional political party, Hugpong ng Pagbabago. (more...)
Kuwaiti beauty blogger faces backlash over comments on Filipino overseas workers Kuwaiti beauty blogger faces backlash over comments on Filipino overseas workers
- July 23, 2018

Following recent reforms that state Filipino domestic workers must be allowed one day off per week, and to retain their passports, Sondos AlQattan took to social media to publicly disagree with the reforms. Migrante International, an advocacy outfit for Filipinos working overseas, called on Qattan to apologise and likened her comments to those of "a slave owner". (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation misled court when it spied on my aide
- July 23, 2018

The president's tweeting comes after the Department of Justice released more than 400 pages of documents displaying the FBI's intent to monitor Page during his tenure in Trump's presidential campaign. Trump, who insists there was no collusion, repeatedly claims he is the target of a "witch hunt". The FBI told the FISA court it was aware that the person who hired Steele wanted to discredit Trump, but said Steele had in the past "provided reliable information". (more...)
Meant no disrespect to Trump, says official Meant no disrespect to Trump, says official
- July 23, 2018

US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats has blamed the media for spinning a story about his odd reaction to the news of US President Donald Trump inviting Vladimir Putin to a second summit, saying he meant no disrespect. He took a deep breath and continued: "OK". Coats was busy giving a live interview at the Aspen Security Forum on Thursday, when the news caught up with him thanks to MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell, who moderated the event. (more...)
Justine Damond’s Family Suing Police Officers, The City Of Minneapolis
- July 23, 2018

The fatal July 2017 shooting of 40-year-old life coach Justine Ruszczyk Damond sparked worldwide outrage, coming amid a wave of US police shootings that drove a debate over the use of force by law enforcement. The bullet hit her in the stomach and she died at the scene. It is understood the USA policeman will plead not guilty to the charged. Justine Damond's legal name is Justine Ruszczyk, but she had been using the last name of her fiance, Don Damond, professionally. (more...)
Trump Rages About Cohen's "Perhaps Illegal" Tape
- July 23, 2018

McDougal's account had been purchased a month earlier by AMI, the parent company of the National Enquirer , for $150,000 in an attempt to bury it. The lawsuit was settled in April. In a statement, Cohen's attorney, Brent Blakely, said that neither he nor his client had cooperated with or provided any information to Avenatti. "The only way that it would be improper for me to have it would be if I got it from the Federal Bureau of Investigation or somebody in law enforcement". (more...)
Netanyahu to discuss situation in Syria with Lavrov, Russian general staff chief Netanyahu to discuss situation in Syria with Lavrov, Russian general staff chief
- July 23, 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had on Sunday warned Trump not to "play with the lion's tail", saying that conflict with Iran would be the "mother of all wars". In the past three months, Israel had carried out several airstrikes targeting Iranian forces in Syria. Earlier today, the Israeli Army admitted to have transported up to 800 persons from the notorious White Helmets with their families to Israel in order to be later moved to other European countries. (more...)
Trump aide alleged to have 'Russia ties' in secret U.S. documents
- July 23, 2018

The president then tied the FISA warrant to the outcry sparked by his recent meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, claiming he "had a GREAT meeting with Putin and the Fake News used every bit of their energy to try and disparage it". (more...)
19 killed in Vietnam floods 19 killed in Vietnam floods
- July 23, 2018

The typhoon has already weakened and become a tropical storm, but Vietnamese authorities are warning that the heavy rain may continue for a few more days. Several communities are still cut off after mudslides covered roads. "We must be active in moving our furniture out of homes". "We were all trapped in the house". (more...)
Woman impaled by beach umbrella in Ocean City Woman impaled by beach umbrella in Ocean City
- July 23, 2018

A Maryland woman's trip to the beach took a horrifying turn when a rogue umbrella suddenly took flight and impaled her through the chest Sunday, officials said. The victim, from Pennsylvania, is expected to make a full recovery. On July 16, a week before the freak accident in Maryland, 67-year-old Margaret Reynolds, a tourist from London, was impaled by a beach umbrella at Seaside Heights on the Jersey Shore in New Jersey. (more...)
Imran Khan reveals biggest mistake of his life Imran Khan reveals biggest mistake of his life
- July 23, 2018

Pakistan's elections have been fraught with tension since former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was found guilty on charges that he and his family hid unreported income in luxury apartments in London and other offshore properties - a case Sharif's supporters allege was orchestrated by the country's military to oust the prime minister. (more...)
Temperature soars to 41.1 C in Kumagaya; highest ever in Japan Temperature soars to 41.1 C in Kumagaya; highest ever in Japan
- July 23, 2018

On Saturday alone, at least 11 people died from suspected heatstroke. In the western Tokyo city of Ome at 12:49 p.m., temperature soared to 40.5 degrees, the first time the capital has officially recorded 40-plus heat. Temperatures in central Tokyo hovered around 99 degrees Fahrenheit on Monday, with temperatures rising above 100 degrees in some parts of the country. (more...)
Trump says he 'gave up nothing' at Putin meeting Trump says he 'gave up nothing' at Putin meeting
- July 23, 2018

The Florida Republican disagreed with Trump tweets that the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation misled courts and illegally spied on the president's campaign. Whether on objective or by pure coincidence, it was around this time that press secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that the president was starting to plan a second meeting with Putin, this time at the White House in the fall. (more...)
Cabinet still being persuaded over Brexit - Dominic Raab Cabinet still being persuaded over Brexit - Dominic Raab
- July 23, 2018

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) also insisted the Government plans to secure the ability for British planes to be able to fly to and from the continent after Brexit. "There is obviously an attempt to try and ramp-up the pressure". Reuters says "May's political vulnerability was exposed by the survey " which found voters would overwhelmingly prefer Boris Johnson , who resigned as foreign secretary in protest at the Chequers Brexit White Paper, to negotiate with Brussels and lead the ... (more...)
Trump Says It's 'Inconceivable' Attorney Michael Cohen Taped Their Conversations Trump Says It's 'Inconceivable' Attorney Michael Cohen Taped Their Conversations
- July 23, 2018

President Trumps lawyer Michael Cohen exits the US Federal Court on April 16, 2018, in Lower Manhattan, New York. A recording of the conversation, which took place two months before the 2016 presidential election, was seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in a raid on Mr Cohen's home and office earlier this year. (more...)
Trader Joe's Employee Helps Hostages Escape Gunman; 1 Dead In Los Angeles Trader Joe's Employee Helps Hostages Escape Gunman; 1 Dead In Los Angeles
- July 23, 2018

Investigators believe Atkins was at her South LA home with his girlfriend when he attempted to kill the 76-year-old - identified by cops as Mary Elizabeth Madison. Once inside the supermarket, the suspect took customers and employees hostage "and held them against their will", said Moore. The store remains closed until further notice to give employees time to process the incident, Trader Joe's said in a statement. (more...)
Jordan takes in Syrian 'White Helmets' evacuated with Israeli help Jordan takes in Syrian 'White Helmets' evacuated with Israeli help
- July 23, 2018

The U.S. State Department welcomed the rescue of "these fearless volunteers" and cited the United Nations, Israel, and Jordan for helping with the operation. Western powers have accused Syria of attacking rebel-held areas with illegal chemical weapons. Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya called the evacuation a "scandal". (more...)
Inspector warned of problems with type of boat that sunk in Missouri Inspector warned of problems with type of boat that sunk in Missouri
- July 23, 2018

Nine of the victims were her relatives from Indianapolis, including her husband and children. " Duck boats are death traps", said Andrew Duffy, an attorney whose Philadelphia law firm handled litigation related to two fatal duck boat accidents there. (more...)

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