Tuesday July 7-th, 2020

British battleship to escort all United Kingdom vessels through Strait of Hormuz British battleship to escort all United Kingdom vessels through Strait of Hormuz

Bloomberg reported that Europe is reluctant to join forces with the United States as the United States' "maximum pressure" strategy does not align with the E.U.'s hope for a less confrontational approach to Iran . He added that they will not allo...

New US sanctions target Venezuelan food subsidy scam New US sanctions target Venezuelan food subsidy scam

That government programme is called "Los Comites Locales de Abastecimiento y Produccion" (the Local Committees for Supply and Production) and is commonly known as CLAP. Also sanctioned are 13 companies registered around the world that the US Treasury...

United Kingdom air traffic control says flights returning to normal after technical problems United Kingdom air traffic control says flights returning to normal after technical problems

A technical issue with the radar system at Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport has caused flight delays for passengers. But flights were disrupted by storms across Europe and trains were delayed as rail companies worked to fix the damage from Thur...

Turkey, US continue negotiations on Patriot sale amid S-400 rift Turkey, US continue negotiations on Patriot sale amid S-400 rift

In the years since, the complex relations between the two Eurasian states have steadily improved, especially as Turkey grew alienated from the US and the NATO Western military alliance, of which they were both members. Ties between Ankara and Washi...

Presidential seal: Prank or political statement for Trump? Presidential seal: Prank or political statement for Trump?

The Russian eagle, an allusion to accusations that he embraced the Kremlin, and the Spanish script, a reference to Trump's controversial border policies and his denigration of Latin American immigrants. But Donald J. Trump's GOP was no longer his par...

Protesters hold mass sit-in at airport Protesters hold mass sit-in at airport

The demonstrations, mushrooming up practically day by day, saw the mutilation of China's principle representative office last weekend, activating warnings from China this was an assault on China's power. "Actually we mostly just wanted to reiterate...

Britain fines Russia's RT for breaking broadcast rules over Skripal and Syria

Britain's media regulator Ofcom said on Friday it had fined RT 200,000 pounds ($248,740) for breaching impartiality rules in broadcasts over the poisoning, the conflict in Syria, and Ukraine's polices on Nazism and gypsies. "It is very wrong for Of...

Russian hack of US elections system was far-reaching, report finds Russian hack of US elections system was far-reaching, report finds

He added that any election security legislation the Senate takes up must be bipartisan and also alleged that this bill is being pushed by the same Democrats who pushed the "conspiracy theory" of President Donald Trump and Russian Federation.

Federal Bureau of Investigation raid uncovers buckets of body parts, 'unsettling scenes' Federal Bureau of Investigation raid uncovers buckets of body parts, 'unsettling scenes'

When FBI agents raided the medical donation company Biological Resource Center in 2014 they were met with a scene straight out of a horror movie. Agents found buckets full of body parts and different people sewn together and hung up on a wall, ...

'Undead' Chicken Breast Appears to Crawl Off Restaurant Plate 'Undead' Chicken Breast Appears to Crawl Off Restaurant Plate

It shows quite simply a piece of raw chicken twitch and then wriggle off the plate it is on and fall to the floor as a shocked woman screams. It's unclear where it was taken but chopsticks on a plate would suggest it was a Japanese, Chinese or Ko...

Canada killings: Police says teen suspects may be hiding in woods Canada killings: Police says teen suspects may be hiding in woods

I love you. I'm so sorry all this had to happen. When his parents separated more than a decade ago, Bryer Schmegelsky turned to video games and YouTube for comfort. He said that his son was interested in air-soft pellet guns but that he did not bel...

China defends air patrol with Russian Federation after S. Korea, Japan fury China defends air patrol with Russian Federation after S. Korea, Japan fury

A war of words over ownership of a group of tiny islands in the sea between Japan and South Korea spilled over to the Olympics on Wednesday as Tokyo criticized Seoul's complaint over a map of Japan on the Tokyo Games website. Japanese broadcaster...

Ex-wife pleads guilty in killing of Lorenzen Wright Ex-wife pleads guilty in killing of Lorenzen Wright

Sherra Wright will be eligible for parole after approximately nine years. Marion said she is satisfied with the sentence because Lorenzen's family can attend parole hearings, but she will push for Wright to serve the full 30 years. Defense attorney ...

Israel's levelling Palestinian homes undermines peace prospects - Russian Foreign Ministry Israel's levelling Palestinian homes undermines peace prospects - Russian Foreign Ministry

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas slammed the recent Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes as "ethnic cleansing" and said he would cut cooperation with Israeli authorities. Kuwait, Indonesia and South Africa circulated a five-paragraph draft ...

United States government to resume federal executions after 16-year break United States government to resume federal executions after 16-year break

He also argued that convicts were sentenced to death arbitrarily and that many death sentences were the result of racial discrimination and political considerations. "The federal government should be leading the effort to end this brutal and often cr...

Navy SEALs Sent Home From Iraq for Drinking — WashPost Navy SEALs Sent Home From Iraq for Drinking — WashPost

That verdict at a military court on Naval Base San Diego was met with an outpouring of emotion, while the jury also cleared Gallagher, 40, of attempted murder in the shootings of two civilians on July 2, 2019. Gallagher's trial included evidence that...

Iran releases 9 Indians from detained ship; 45 sailors await repatriation Iran releases 9 Indians from detained ship; 45 sailors await repatriation

Also, 24 Indian crew members, who were on board shipping vessel "Grace 1", which was detained by Gibraltar police authorities, are also under detention. Iran has hinted it is open to swapping the Stena Impero for an Iranian tanker, Grace 1, detaine...

Ukraine Seizes Russian Oil Tanker Ukraine Seizes Russian Oil Tanker

Tanker arrived at Izmail Port, Ukraine , on Jul 24. Ukraine said the action was taken due to the Russian ship's involvement in the November 2018 Kerch Strait confrontation, which ended with Russia seizing a Ukrainian ship and imprisoning its 2...

Body parts ID'd as Colorado girl who went missing in 1984 Body parts ID'd as Colorado girl who went missing in 1984

Jonelle, a member of the Franklin Middle School Honor Choir, stood on a garland-adorned staircase during the concert, sporting short, thick dark hair and smiling slightly, perhaps shyly. An oilfield crew working on an excavation for a pipeline discov...

Marines arrested for alleged crimes including human smuggling and drug-related offenses Marines arrested for alleged crimes including human smuggling and drug-related offenses

The Marines were assigned to the 1st Marine Division and were apprehended at a battalion formation in California's Camp Pendleton, a statement from the service reveals. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) agents. The U.S. Marine Corps said inform...

Two teen suspects sought in Canada murders of US-Australian couple Two teen suspects sought in Canada murders of US-Australian couple

The man's body was discovered by police at a highway pull-out around two kilometres from where McLeod and Schmegelsky's vehicle was found burning. Fowler and Deese were found shot to death outside their van south of Liard Hot Springs in northeast B...

Year-old YouTuber buys $8 million property Year-old YouTuber buys $8 million property

The tiny big spender, known as Boram on her popular toy review channel, snapped up the building in the trendy suburb of Gangnam via the Boram Family company earlier this year, CNN reports . The Korea Morning Herald report also stated that the Se...

Trump vetoes bills blocking billions in arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE Trump vetoes bills blocking billions in arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

The measure was co-sponsored by Republican Senators Todd Young, Lindsey Graham and Susan Collins. Mr. Menendez argued the weapons have been "used to slaughter civilians in Yemen while preserving support for Saudi Arabia's legitimate security concer...

Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi dies Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi dies

Guterres said he was "deeply saddened" to learn of the president's passing at age 92 on Thursday. A funeral for Essebsi will be held on Saturday, Tunisian Foreign Minister Khamis al-Jahnawi told the state news agency TAP . The prime minister's o...

CA Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban, Calling It 'Arbitrary And Capricious' CA Judge Blocks Trump's Asylum Ban, Calling It 'Arbitrary And Capricious'

In a statement, press secretary Stephanie Grisham said , "The rule properly encourages migrants to seek asylum in other countries they have traveled through before reaching the United States and makes those who fail to do so ineligible for asylum, t...

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