Thursday July 19-th, 2018

Mogadishu vehicle bomb attack claimed by al-Shabab Mogadishu vehicle bomb attack claimed by al-Shabab

Destroyed vehicles are seen at the scene of a suicide auto bombing near Somalia's presidential palace in Mogadishu, Somalia on July 7, 2018. Police say at least nine people were killed in the attack, with more than 10 others wounded. Somalia-base...

UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned

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.

London approves plan to fly giant baby Trump balloon London approves plan to fly giant baby Trump balloon

Khan's office released a statement , claiming that the mayor "supports the right to peaceful protest an understands that this can take many different forms ". President Donald Trump's upcoming trip to London will be overshadowed by a monstrous b...

Iran hangs eight IS members over 2017 attack on Tehran Iran hangs eight IS members over 2017 attack on Tehran

Iran has always been fighting against ISIL in Iraq and Syria. Of the six attackers who died in the assault, five had previously fought with ISIS in Mosul and Raqqa, according to Iranian officials. Those executed included, Soleiman Mozafari, Esmail ...

Four young Thai footballers rescued from cave Four young Thai footballers rescued from cave

On Sunday, chief of operations governor Narongsak Osatanakorn said 13 foreign and five Thai divers are taking part in the operation. In this undated photo released by Royal Thai Navy on July 7, 2018, Thai rescue teams arrange water pumping system a...

European Leaders 'Scared to Death' Trump Will Pull US Troops European Leaders 'Scared to Death' Trump Will Pull US Troops

For this gathering not only threatens to be one of the most unpredictable in the alliance's history, but also, most extraordinarily, the source of unpredictability is now Nato's fundamental pillar: the United States, whose leader appears to questio...

10 killed, 73 injured after train derails in northwestern Turkey 10 killed, 73 injured after train derails in northwestern Turkey

Five wagons came off the tracks in a region near the Greek border, according to state-run Anadolu agency. The transport ministry in a statement said officials confirmed that because of heavy rains, the ground beneath the rails subsided away, causin...

Mike Russell: Brexit plan 'has fair bit to go to protect Scotland' Mike Russell: Brexit plan 'has fair bit to go to protect Scotland'

The Prime Minister will insist the plan, which would see the UK share a "common rulebook" for goods as part of a proposal to create a UK-EU free trade area, still meets her Brexit red lines. However, in his resignation letter to the Prime Minister la...

Turkey sacks thousands through emergency decree as Erdogan cements power Turkey sacks thousands through emergency decree as Erdogan cements power

The decree follows President Tayyip Erdogan's victory in last month's presidential election and comes before he swears his oath on Monday, inaugurating a powerful executive presidency. Turkish authorities had already dismissed around 160,000 civil se...

UK media: Most senior Brexit official quits government UK media: Most senior Brexit official quits government

In a resignation letter sent to May late Sunday night United Kingdom time, Brexit Minister David Davis said it was looking "less and less likely" that the Conservative-led government would be able to deliver on its "manifesto commitment to leave the ...

Reports Say First Two Boys Brought Out of Cave Reports Say First Two Boys Brought Out of Cave

Of the 13-strong foreign dive team - mainly from Europe - three escorted the children, while the remainder were positioned along the risky first kilometre stretch, where the boys had to navigate through submerged passageways in some places no more ...

Chemical weapons agency finds 'chlorinated' chemicals in Syria's Douma Chemical weapons agency finds 'chlorinated' chemicals in Syria's Douma

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) sent a fact-finding mission to Douma in mid-April, roughly a week after the April 7 attack in the enclave near Damascus. The OPCW's fact-finding mission was launched amid worldwide o...

NATO Braces For Trump, White House Says Business As Usual NATO Braces For Trump, White House Says Business As Usual

Still, any move to permanently withdraw American troops from Europe would ultimately require congressional authorization. "Only Trump has billed the summit as such as a success", said Beyer, a member of Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) in unusually...

A ‘Supreme’ show: Trump savors big reveal for court choice A ‘Supreme’ show: Trump savors big reveal for court choice

The President interviewed seven candidates from his master-list of 25 judges, the White House said. Asked about the details of the selection process, Trump said he had it down to four people. Starr's team and then served as an aide to Bush before...

Giuliani: Trump 'did not originally know' about Stormy Daniels payment Giuliani: Trump 'did not originally know' about Stormy Daniels payment

During an interview on CNN, host Dana Bash noted that Cohen suggested he would flip on Trump because he puts his family and country first. In a Fox News interview a year ago, Cohen declared: "I will do anything to protect Mr. "At some point, probab...

Man throws soda on teen wearing Man throws soda on teen wearing "MAGA" hat

Police in San Antonio , Texas, on Friday would not release the name of the victim because of his age but said suspect Kino Jimenez , 30, would be charged with theft of person. According to the Independent , Patricia Spittler - thought to be the mo...

Nearly 20 million tune in to watch England's march into semi-finals Nearly 20 million tune in to watch England's march into semi-finals

That we have got players with super technique. We are not the finished article and we do not have world class players yet, but we have young players who are prepared to be fearless on the ball and have shown a real mental resilience. "So they're two ...

Six Thai schoolboys rescued from flooded cave Six Thai schoolboys rescued from flooded cave

But early on Sunday, journalists were told they had to move down the road, sparking speculation that a rescue mission was about to begin. " Today is D-Day ", Narongsak Osottanakorn , head of the rescue mission, told reporters. but they still can n...

Whose stolen Supreme Court seat was it, anyway? Whose stolen Supreme Court seat was it, anyway?

Kavanaugh has a reputation as a staunch originalist and conservative who more often than not rules in the favor of federal separation of powers and resists the expansion of administrative federal offices. Before that, Kethledge was counsel to then-...

58 still missing off Phuket after boats capsize 58 still missing off Phuket after boats capsize

Some 48 people - passengers and crew - were rescued on Thursday, while a Chinese woman was plucked from the churning waters Friday and rushed to hospital in Phuket after spending the night in the water. The survivors were shown being lifted from th...

England fans' love letters to Gareth Southgate England fans' love letters to Gareth Southgate

After 60 games we are down to just France, Belgium, England and Croatia remaining who can the win the 21st staging of the World Cup . Many fans will be heading straight to Portman Road to enjoy the game at the home of Ipswich Town. "But they a...

US destroyers sail into Taiwan Strait: Taiwan gov't US destroyers sail into Taiwan Strait: Taiwan gov't

The USS Mustin and USS Benfold guided-missile destroyers, which are both home-ported at the USA naval base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, were the first such American vessels to pass through the strait since the USS John McCain made the transit in...

Father Kills Teenage Children In Sydney. Then Shoots Himself Father Kills Teenage Children In Sydney. Then Shoots Himself

They believe he took his own life very soon after the shooting, which was overheard by neighbours. "At this stage, the person of interest we are looking for is still at large but we believe this to be a targeted incident and there are no risks to...

North Korea: Talks With Pompeo Were 'Regrettable' - Timothy Meads North Korea: Talks With Pompeo Were 'Regrettable' - Timothy Meads

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters that the USA remains "very firm" in its stance that three basic goals be met: complete denuclearisation of North Korea , security assurances, and the repatriation of remains of American sold...

"N Korea accuses United States of 'bad attitude" in nuclear talks

In a trilateral news conference in Tokyo, accompanied by officials from Japan and South Korea, Pompeo reaffirmed the USA goal of complete and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, reiterating that his talks with North Korea last week...

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