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Wildlife officers rescue bear stuck in storm drain Wildlife officers rescue bear stuck in storm drain
- July 29, 2018

Authorities have freed a bear that got caught in a storm drain for about an hour. The bear, estimated to be about 250 pounds, climbed out and was chased away. Officials fired a non-lethal rubber bullet to hurry the animal out and the bear took the hint. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers believe the bear may have gotten into the drain after a nearby, open garbage receptacle, packed with berry-filled branches, drew it into the area. (more...)
Cambodia's Hun Sen hails 'elimination' of opposition at mass rally Cambodia's Hun Sen hails 'elimination' of opposition at mass rally
- July 29, 2018

Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolved the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) in November over allegations it was involved in a plot to topple the government, banning many lawmakers from politics for five years. Supporters of Prime Minister Hun Sen's Cambodian People's Party attend their last campaign rally ahead of Sunday's general election, in Phnom Penh. (more...)
Mom charged in toddler daughter's death makes first appearance Mom charged in toddler daughter's death makes first appearance
- July 29, 2018

Moon's family members had previously reported her to the Division of Family and Children Services out of concern for Reygan, but hadn't heard from her in about a year, police said. Through the investigation, authorities learned that Moon left the toddler alone "most nights" while she went to work. It isn't yet known where the woman worked or what type of dancing her job entailed. (more...)
British voters want referendum on final Brexit deal — BREXIT British voters want referendum on final Brexit deal — BREXIT
- July 29, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn is facing mounting anger over Labour's anti-Semitism dispute, the Mail on Sunday says, reporting that there have been calls to throw him off his allotment. The two main parties are running neck and neck in voting intention figures, with both the Conservatives and Labour on 38 per cent, the Liberal Democrats on 10 per cent and Ukip on 6 per cent. (more...)
STRONG magnitude 6.4 natural disaster hits Lombok region of Indonesia STRONG magnitude 6.4 natural disaster hits Lombok region of Indonesia
- July 29, 2018

At least three people have died in the quake so far, and there are reports of widespread damage and destruction to buildings. Australian man Jon-Paul Kennedy was sleeping next to his terminally ill mother in a hospital when the "terrifying" quake hit. (more...)
Israeli forces detain Italian graffiti artists Israeli forces detain Italian graffiti artists
- July 29, 2018

Upon their release from prison, the two are expected to pay a visit to the grave of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in Ramallah and then hold a press conference in their village of Nebi Saleh. Tamimi, now 17, was sent to prison for assault after being filmed kicking and slapping an Israeli soldier late a year ago, when she was 16. Ahed was attempting to force the Israeli soldier out of her family's house. (more...)
Donald Trump Promised Dirt On Clinton 2 Days Before Trump Tower Meeting Donald Trump Promised Dirt On Clinton 2 Days Before Trump Tower Meeting
- July 29, 2018

Giuliani claimed he would welcome the release of all the so-called "Cohen tapes", telling Fox News that if Cohen's legal team sought his permission to release the tapes, "we would say happily, we'll play it for everybody". Giuliani, Trump's defense lawyer, launched a barrage of personal attacks on Cohen in response, calling him a "pathological liar" and "an incredible liar, who has a tremendous motive to lie because he's got nothing to give". (more...)
Three Killed As Powerful 6.4-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia
- July 29, 2018

Geological Survey (USGS) said. At least three people have died in the natural disaster so far, and there are reports of widespread damage and destruction to buildings. The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), the European quake agency, put the magnitude at 6.5. He says several people have been injured. (more...)
Putin invites Trump to Moscow as new allegations emerge about 2016 meeting Putin invites Trump to Moscow as new allegations emerge about 2016 meeting
- July 29, 2018

He said that among the key points of the BRICS summit's joint declaration was the "nonacceptance of economic sanctions" imposed on Russian Federation by the US and European Union in response to Moscow's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014 and for supporting separatists in Ukraine's east, where more than 10,300 people have died in the conflict. (more...)
Killer whale whose calf died shortly after birth carries body for days Killer whale whose calf died shortly after birth carries body for days
- July 29, 2018

In a press release, the organisation said: "We are saddened to report that a baby Southern Resident killer whale died a short time after it was born near Victoria, British Columbia on July 24, 2018". Brad Hanson, a wildlife biologist, told the Seattle Times the situation was "unbelievably sad". Researchers can do nothing but watch as an endangered orca mother carries her dead calf for what is now the fourth straight day in the Salish Sea . (more...)
Jamaica among only 5 Caricom states to pay mandatory fees — United Nations chief Jamaica among only 5 Caricom states to pay mandatory fees — United Nations chief
- July 29, 2018

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to the General Assembly before a vote in the General Assembly June 13, 2018 in NY. "An organization such as ours should not have to suffer repeated brushes with bankruptcy", he added . (more...)
Militants attack Afghan midwife training centre Militants attack Afghan midwife training centre
- July 28, 2018

Smoke rises from an area where explosions and gunshots were heard, in Jalalabad city, Afghanistan July 28, 2018. A driver and two security guards were killed and seven people were wounded but 63 other people, nearly all women, were rescued unharmed from the compound, which contained a training facility and a student residence. (more...)
32 feared dead after bus falls into gorge near Mahabaleshwar 32 feared dead after bus falls into gorge near Mahabaleshwar
- July 28, 2018

The driver of the bus could not negotiate a steep turn that to led to the fatal accident. All the passengers were staff members of the Dr. Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth (BSKKV) in Dapoli. According to the Raigad district police, the local villagers were unaware of the bus plunging into the gorge till Sawant-Desai alerted them as heavy rains and the thick vegetation in the mountainous ghat section rendered visibility very low. (more...)
Pope accepts McCarrick resignation as cardinal amid sexual abuse allegations Pope accepts McCarrick resignation as cardinal amid sexual abuse allegations
- July 28, 2018

The Vatican was informed of that accusation, and as a result, Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, by order of Pope Francis, prohibited McCarrick from public ministry. media. McCarrick was reportedly a friend to the alleged victim's family. A man, who was 11 at the time of the first alleged instance of abuse, said a sexually abusive relationship continued for two more decades. (more...)
Mueller plans to call 35 witnesses in Paul Manafort trial Mueller plans to call 35 witnesses in Paul Manafort trial
- July 28, 2018

Court filings Friday obtained by Talking Points Memo detain how Manafort's wife, Kathleen Manafort, used the couple's bank accounts in Cyprus to fund the $18,000 entertainment system at their NY home. Also on the list, the senior director of ticket operations for the New York Yankees. Renato Mariotti, a former federal prosecutor who is now a defense lawyer, said prosecutors likely want to show Manafort's "luxurious lifestyle", with the aim of making him less likeable to jurors. (more...)
Sean Spicer gets heckled at NYC book signing Sean Spicer gets heckled at NYC book signing
- July 28, 2018

Trump can do no wrong'. The perspective comes as Spicer kicked off his book tour this week to promote " The Briefing ", which recounts his tumultuous seven-month run as President TrumpDonald John TrumpMeadows threatens to force a vote on Rosenstein impeachment Republican feels "victimized" by Twitter "shadow banning" GOP senators surprised to attend Trump's tariffs announcement MORE's first White House Press Secretary. (more...)
Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Moscow Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Moscow
- July 28, 2018

Trump trained his ire on FBI Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe once again on Friday, blasting the "rigged Witch Hunt" as "stupid and unfair to our Country". Since Helsinki, Trump has tried to walk back at least some of his comments. In one remark, he suggested that he trusted Putin more than his own top intelligence offer regarding evidence of Russian meddling in the U.S. (more...)
In Kabul terrorist attack In Kabul terrorist attack
- July 28, 2018

Four members of the NDS and a civilian were killed, while five NDS personnel and a civilian were wounded. Claiming responsibility for the attack, Zabihullah Mujahed, a Taliban spokesman, tweeted that the NDS convoy was hit by a suicide auto bomber in Kabul , allegedly "killing dozens" of security forces. (more...)
Inmates recaptured after WA prison escape Inmates recaptured after WA prison escape
- July 28, 2018

Prisoners used angle grinders to cut cell doors from their hinges and the female accommodation is now virtually out of commission. He said the damage bill would run into the millions. ready to explode". 'According to our members, this has been brewing for some time, ' Mr Ledingham said. The WA Police Force released the names and mugshots of the remaining escapees on Wednesday morning, asking the public for information about their whereabouts. (more...)
Trump open to Moscow visit if Putin formally invites him
- July 28, 2018

Putin told a news conference. President Trump and Russia's President Putin are making plans for round two after last week's explosive Helsinki summit . On Friday afternoon, Trump will convene a National Security Council meeting devoted to the issue of election security. The White House said Trump was enthusiastic about another Russian Federation summit. (more...)
US economy grows at the fastest pace since 2014 US economy grows at the fastest pace since 2014
- July 28, 2018

Trump said Friday. The transformation is also not as dramatic as Trump claims - and in many ways the 4.1 per cent annualized growth during the second quarter is in line with an economic expansion that just entered its tenth year. Growth ran at an average of just over 2pc per year over the four years before he took office, so that increased pace has now been achieved. The president has been floating plans to slap import taxes on hundreds of billions of dollars of foreign goods , ... (more...)
Putin Ready To Invite Trump To Russia, Visit DC 'If Appropriate'
- July 28, 2018

A Putin visit to Washington between now and January "could have a lot of poor optics", he said, and "it's really hard to see the upside" of a Trump trip to Moscow. Since returning from Helsinki 11 days ago, Trump has sought to quiet the political uproar sparked by his post-summit news conference, at which he accepted Putin's denial of 2016 election interference over U.S. (more...)
Ex-lawyer says Trump knew of 2016 meeting with Russians
- July 28, 2018

Donald Trump Jr and the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , have both testified - one to Congress, the other to the special counsel - that the president knew nothing about the meeting until details of it emerged a year later. People pointed out that there's a zero percent chance that Don Jr. wouldn't have bragged about the meeting to his dad in an attempt to get his love. (more...)
Brexit: Barnier rules out key United Kingdom customs proposal Brexit: Barnier rules out key United Kingdom customs proposal
- July 28, 2018

Such "frictionless trade" is essential for pan-European value chains - from food supply logistics to auto manufacturing - as well as the desire to avoid a "hard border" in Ireland. Ian Wright, director general of the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), said if Britain left the European Union next March without a deal, disruption at customs and border crossings could impact food supplies. (more...)
Trump denies advance knowledge of son's meeting with Russian lawyer
- July 28, 2018

Cohen, under the thumb of a federal investigation springing from a payoff to a porn actress who claimed before the 2016 election that she had bedded Trump, has become a reluctant apostate. "Fair enough", Wisconsin congressional candidate Randy Bryce wrote in response to Giuliani. "I believe it was a mistake by those from the Trump campaign who did participate", he told ABC News. (more...)

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