Saturday July 4-th, 2020

Sheriff's office: LA deputy lied about being shot by sniper Sheriff's office: LA deputy lied about being shot by sniper

A 21-year-old rookie deputy is expected to make a full recovery after being hit by a sniper in Lancaster, California; William La Jeunesse reports. A shooter fired at Deputy Angel Reinosa, 21, on Wednesday afternoon while Reinosa was walking to his ...

Seven dead in midair collision in Mallorca Seven dead in midair collision in Mallorca

The two aircraft came down close to the town of Inca. It said one of the dead was a minor. Local newspaper Diario De Mallorca said the collision happened in the air over the Inca Hospital at about 13:36 local time (12:36 GMT). Photographs circula...

Britain Sends Fourth Royal Navy Warship to Strait of Hormuz Britain Sends Fourth Royal Navy Warship to Strait of Hormuz

The HMS Defender, a type-45 destroyer, left Portsmouth earlier this month, but its final destination was announced only on Saturday. Tension in the region increased when the United Kingdom seized an Iranian oil tanker off Gibraltar last month, pr...

Russian Court Extends Detention of Ex-US Marine Whelan Russian Court Extends Detention of Ex-US Marine Whelan

He had been given a flash drive that his lawyer said Whelan thought contained holiday photos, but that actually held classified information. The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said Whelan was detained on December 28, 2018 in Moscow while on a...

Nebraska Supreme Court Approves Keystone XL Route Through The State Nebraska Supreme Court Approves Keystone XL Route Through The State

We are not only focused on what we do, but how we do it - guided by core values of safety, responsibility, collaboration and integrity, our more than 7,000 people are committed to sustainably developing and operating pipeline, power generation and en...

French officials probing whether Jeffrey Epstein committed sex crimes there French officials probing whether Jeffrey Epstein committed sex crimes there

The case against Epstein has garnered interest worldwide due to the rich and famous people he was associated with including former US President Bill Clinton, current President Donald Trump and Britain's Prince Andrew. What are the links with France?...

Newlyweds killed in crash minutes after tying the knot Newlyweds killed in crash minutes after tying the knot

The newlyweds were leaving an Orange County Justice of the Peace precinct after their marriage ceremony, Lt. Gary Keaton, a spokesman for the department said. She continued, "It will never go away". "I'm still wearing my son's blood because I was try...

US military ship passes through strategic Taiwan Strait US military ship passes through strategic Taiwan Strait

A United States Navy ship passed through the Taiwan Strait on Friday, in a show of support for the self-ruled island-state as tensions continue to rise between Washington and Beijing. MND spokesman Shih Shun-wen (史順文) said the ministry is closely mon...

Prince Andrew breaks silence on Epstein friendship Prince Andrew breaks silence on Epstein friendship

Prince Andrew has denied he ever witnessed sex offender Jeffrey Epstein's criminal behavior in the "limited time" they spent together. The duke says he has "tremendous sympathy" for all those affected by Epstein's behaviour. Epstein that there h...

Two Israeli Drones Fall in Beirut Suburbs, One Explodes - Army

Lebanese security stand at the site where an Israeli drone was said to have crashed in a stronghold of the Lebanese Hezbollah group, in a southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon , Sunday, Aug. Half an hour later another drone laden with explosives went...

Iranian tanker switches destination, heads to Turkey Iranian tanker switches destination, heads to Turkey

Under a 2017 law, Iran has occasionally imposed sanctions on American bodies. It strongly opposed the 2015 deal that saw world powers lift sanctions against Iran in return for limits on its nuclear program. "The Islamic Republic, which has occupied...

HK police use tear gas, protesters cut down 'smart lamppost' HK police use tear gas, protesters cut down 'smart lamppost'

The MTR - the city's metro - is the latest Hong Kong business to be rebuked by the public, after appearing to bend to Chinese state-media attacks accusing the transport system of being an "exclusive" service to ferry protesters to rallies.

Russia's floating nuclear plant sails to its destination Russia's floating nuclear plant sails to its destination

According to Agence France-Presse , this reactor will replace a nuclear power plant already in Pevek. The facility is due to become operational the end of the year, mainly serving the region's oil platforms as Russian Federation develops the explo...

Johnson ‘very worried’ about trade tensions, tariff hikes Johnson ‘very worried’ about trade tensions, tariff hikes

The question of tariffs is of particular concern for Johnson as he prepares to lead Britain out of the European Union with the prospect of a no-deal Brexit on October 31 looking increasingly likely - which experts warn would cost both sides dearly....

Israeli jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack Israeli jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack

Military spokesman Conricus said Israel held both Iran and the Syrian regime responsible for the planned drone attack, noting that forces in northern Israel were on "elevated readiness to respond to any development". There have been multiple report...

Iranian FM Zarif praises Macron’s suggestions on nuclear deal crisis Iranian FM Zarif praises Macron’s suggestions on nuclear deal crisis

Always a proponent of the JCPOA deal, he told reporters Wednesday that he will meet with Iranian officials before the G7 summit begins. This year, Washington has been pushing European allies to help put "maximum pressure" on Iran - through sanc...

Quarrelsome woman takes husband to court for being too nice Quarrelsome woman takes husband to court for being too nice

The husband asked the court to advise his wife to withdraw the case. At a time when women around the world are fighting for equality and urging men to spend more time with them and on household work, this particular lady in the UAE is seeking a div...

5-year-old's hilarious after-school picture is going viral 5-year-old's hilarious after-school picture is going viral

Lucie started her day looking top-notch in her school uniform. In a drastically different second photo, the five-year-old is seen slouching as she arrives home, her hair in absolute disarray and a scowl on her face. "She'd obviously had a really fu...

Poland searches for 5 missing after deadly lightning storm Poland searches for 5 missing after deadly lightning storm

A helicopter and an ambulance are seen as rescuers conduct a rescue operation after a thunderstorm in the Tatra Mountains, in Zakopane , Poland on Thursday. The storm is said to have descended suddenly after a sunny morning. The Tatras, part of ...

Trump, Danish PM had 'great conversation' after Greenland flap, president says Trump, Danish PM had 'great conversation' after Greenland flap, president says

According to the document, the U.S. has a "strategic interest in enhancing political, economic, and commercial relationships across the Arctic region". Friday night, Trump said Frederiksen was a "wonderful woman". Russia, China, the US, Canada and ...

Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Honors Coco Chanel for G7 Trip to France Fashion Notes: Melania Trump Honors Coco Chanel for G7 Trip to France

I think we will accomplish a lot this weekend", he said. At the G7 he is expected to seek allies, but the other leaders are deeply skeptical about whether Trump's crusade can ever succeed - or whether it will tip a slowing world economy over the ed...

Myanmar blames Bangladesh on Rohingyas Myanmar blames Bangladesh on Rohingyas

The first attempt for repatriation had failed on 15 November 2018 as none expressed their intent to go back to Rakhine state in Myanmar. Almost a million Rohingya live in squalid camps in southeast Bangladesh , 740,000 of whom fled a 2017 military...

Yemen separatist leader visits Saudi Arabia for talks on Aden port standoff Yemen separatist leader visits Saudi Arabia for talks on Aden port standoff

On Tuesday, forces belonging to the STC seized a government military base in the southern province of Abyan. The rebellion not only undermines de-escalation efforts called for by Saudi Arabia, but also United Nations efforts to end the coup by th...

Prince Andrew Defends Relationship With Jeffrey Epstein Prince Andrew Defends Relationship With Jeffrey Epstein

In the statement, the Prince said: "It is apparent to me since the suicide of Mr Epstein that there has been an huge amount of media speculation about so much in his life". "His Royal Highness deplores the exploitation of any human being and the sugg...

Opposition delegation stopped at Srinagar Airport, sent back Opposition delegation stopped at Srinagar Airport, sent back

Malik declined the request and said, "seeking to bring a delegation of Opposition leaders to create further unrest and problems for the common people". While the Indian government says things are getting back to normal, restrictions on movement, la...

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