Monday July 13-th, 2020

May takes personal charge of UK's Brexit negotiations May takes personal charge of UK's Brexit negotiations

News of Mrs May's statement was delivered as both Mr Raab and Mr Robbins gave evidence to the House of Commons Brexit committee on Tuesday. He also told MPs on the Commons exiting the European Union committee that "It would be wrong to describe i...

Offering no evidence, Trump says Russian Federation will back Democrats in election Offering no evidence, Trump says Russian Federation will back Democrats in election

Trump's claim that Moscow would favor Democrats in the November 6 congressional contests - when the entire 435-member House of Representatives and a third of the Senate is up for election - is at odds with the USA intelligence community's conclusio...

Donald Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation 'illegally spied' on Carter Page, campaign Donald Trump says Federal Bureau of Investigation 'illegally spied' on Carter Page, campaign

The government had monitored Page under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act ( FISA ), and the heavily redacted documents were made public after media organisations sued for their release under the Freedom of Information Act. Page spoke Sund...

Bernie Sanders: Trump 'Really Sold the American People Out' in Helsinki Summit Bernie Sanders: Trump 'Really Sold the American People Out' in Helsinki Summit

As Tapper asked, "Has there ever been a president with so little apparent regard for the credibility of his own national security announcements?" Among white voters without a college degree, who largely voted for Trump in 2016, 49 percent said ...

Flooding from Laos hydroelectric dam leaves hundreds missing Flooding from Laos hydroelectric dam leaves hundreds missing

Houses were washed away in the torrent, which caused several deaths and left more than 6,000 people homeless. A dam that collapsed in southern Laos has flooded villages and forced thousands of people to flee, state media report. The News Agency sai...

Majority of Americans Approve of Trump Hosting Putin in DC Majority of Americans Approve of Trump Hosting Putin in DC

Republican Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform, said the evidence proves that Russian Federation "is not our friend and they tried to attack us in 2016", and Trump needs to be more forthright about it. "That's someth...

Toronto gunman who killed two identified Toronto gunman who killed two identified

Kiran Brar of Victim Services Toronto said the organization's crisis hotline had received about 80 calls by midday Monday from people seeking counselling in the wake of the shooting in the city's popular east-end area, a hub of restaurants, bars,...

The Associated Press Lies About the FISA Application The Associated Press Lies About the FISA Application

President Donald Trump is calling for an end to the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller after it was revealed that the FBI knowingly used unverified information and misled the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to obtain a warran...

Forest fires: Greece declares state of emergency, asks for global aid Forest fires: Greece declares state of emergency, asks for global aid

Others were not so lucky, as authorities said they found multiple dead bodies of children and adults clinging together near a beach. But "the problem is what is still hidden under the ashes", said Vice President of Emergency Services Miltiadis Mylo...

Sisters Stabbed, 1 Killed In BART Station Attack, Father Pleads For Justice Sisters Stabbed, 1 Killed In BART Station Attack, Father Pleads For Justice

John Cowell was accused of killing Nia Wilson on a train at the Bay Area Rapid Transit's MacArthur Station in Oakland on Sunday night. He then fled, BART spokesman Jim Allison said. when a man who also had been on the train slashed Nia's thro...

Dozens injured in fresh quake in south Dozens injured in fresh quake in south

There is no immediate report on possible casualties or damages. The United States Geological Survey measured the quake at magnitude 5.4. "Up to now, 25 people have been reported injured while escaping after the quake, and they have gone to ho...

Ivanka Trump shutting down clothing company; workers laid off Ivanka Trump shutting down clothing company; workers laid off

It's been more than a year since Ivanka removed herself from the business end of her brand to take on the role of White House senior adviser, whatever that means. Criticism intensified after the election, when Ivanka made a decision to advise her...

Syria: White Helmets evacuation criticised by government Syria: White Helmets evacuation criticised by government

The evacuees were transported on Sunday to Jordan, from where they are expected to be resettled in Europe and Canada in the coming weeks. The IDF said the unprecedented move came at the request of the United States, the United Kingdom and other m...

George H.W. Bush's cardiologist fatally shot while riding bike in Houston George H.W. Bush's cardiologist fatally shot while riding bike in Houston

Houston police are circulating new photos showing a bicycle rider with a fully loaded backpack who they believe shot and killed a prominent cardiologist. Hausknecht, 65, was shot at 6600 Main St. near Texas Medical Center. The cardiologist appeare...

Israel Downs Syrian Warplane near Golan Heights Israel Downs Syrian Warplane near Golan Heights

The Israeli military said it fired two Patriot missiles at the Syrian Sukhoi fighter jet that crossed around a mile into Israel. Israeli officials defended the use of the David's Sling , even though the missiles weren't actually going to land in I...

Skier Andrzej Bargiel Makes Historic First Descent of K2 Skier Andrzej Bargiel Makes Historic First Descent of K2

In 2015, he was awarded the Polish Golden Cross of Merit for developing and promoting Polish skiers overseas and National Geographic Poland named him "Man of the year" in the wake of record-breaking attempts he had made skiing down peaks including Sh...

Kuwaiti influencer defends controversial remarks on Filipino workers

Migrante International is calling on the social media star to publicly apologise for her demeaning comments. A politician heading a non-profit organisation aimed at protecting the rights of Filipino expats suggested that Al Qattan be banned from hi...

Trump says ex-lawyer's tape over 'model payment' may be illegal Trump says ex-lawyer's tape over 'model payment' may be illegal

In a tweet on Saturday, Trump said it was "totally unheard of & perhaps illegal" for a lawyer to record a client. The New York Times says the Federal Bureau of Investigation has a secret recording that proves President Donald Trump paid hush...

Police identify gunman behind Toronto shooting spree Police identify gunman behind Toronto shooting spree

Hussain was killed in a gunfight with police after his rampage through restaurants and cafes in the fashionable neighborhood, though it wasn't immediately clear whether he was killed by police bullets or committed suicide. "An exchange of gunfire" t...

Judicial Watch president: The Obama administration misled the FISA court Judicial Watch president: The Obama administration misled the FISA court

The application contains a page-length explanation that does alert the court that the person who commissioned Steele's research was "likely looking for information to discredit" Trump's campaign. At least not one based on the dubious charge that T...

Israel downs Syrian fighter jet that breached its airspace

It is feared that the rare incident, which is believed to be the result of infighting in Syria's civil war, could stoke tensions. The IDF released a statement that a Syrian Sukhoi warplane crossed over into Israel, flying two kilometers within Isra...

Trump Wants To Revoke Security Clearances Of Ex-Officials Who've Criticized Him Trump Wants To Revoke Security Clearances Of Ex-Officials Who've Criticized Him

President Trump is looking into revoking the security clearances of several top Obama-era intelligence and law enforcement officials, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday . "He's cheapening the sanctity of the security clearance pro...

Former British PM calls for new referendum on Brexit Former British PM calls for new referendum on Brexit

May will this week meet Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and Estonian Prime Minister Jüri Ratas. She said both sides know "the clock is ticking" on negotiations. The Brexit Secretary - appointed to the post earl...

Trump Sends Rouhani Dire Warning, All Caps Trump Sends Rouhani Dire Warning, All Caps

Those accusations seem to have prompted Rouhani to counter-attack, in which he questioned whether the USA can embrace Iran's people while fighting its government - an idea that was put forth in Pompeo's speech. US President Donald Trump at the White ...

Met Office warning over heatwave Met Office warning over heatwave

In anticipation of the sizzling heat, the California Independent System Operator Corporation issued a statewide Flex Alert calling for voluntary electricity conservation from 5 p.m.to 9 p.m. The Met Office has advised people to stay out of the sun,...

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