Monday July 6-th, 2020

Turkish soldier dies in attack on military post in Syria's Idlib Turkish soldier dies in attack on military post in Syria's Idlib

The Ministry of National Defence said Russia's attache in Ankara was summoned to the military headquarters and was told Thursday's attacks will be "punished in the strongest way". The Turkish military reportedly fired mortars on Syrian government...

Large hail, severe thunderstorms possible Friday evening Large hail, severe thunderstorms possible Friday evening

Updated at 4:24 p.m.: Environment Canada has downgraded the severe thunderstorm warning to a watch. A similar warning was issued for Gatineau and the Outaouais at 5:44 p.m. The main line of storms has mostly remained north of the Washington a...

Boeing's 737 Max software outsourced to $9/hour engineers

Citing two sources, the Seattle Times on Friday said there have been "allegations of shoddy work" and corner-cutting on Dreamliner production in SC. The flight management computer problem in the plane's system was discovered by Federal Aviation...

Putin says Trump stressed issue of detained Ukrainian sailors Putin says Trump stressed issue of detained Ukrainian sailors

Russian President Vladimir Putin has used a global summit founded on liberal ideas to attack them in a demonstration of Moscow's apparent confidence amid worldwide discord. "President Trump is basically giving Putin a green light to interfere in 20...

Detective who led fight for 9/11 compensation fund dies of cancer Detective who led fight for 9/11 compensation fund dies of cancer

Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea said of Alvarez: "He exemplified the NYPD motto, "Fidelis Ad Mortem" or "Faithful Unto Death". "It is with peace and comfort, that the Alvarez family announce that Luis (Lou) Alvarez, our warrior, has gone home to ou...

Germany's Merkel considered shaking again in Berlin Germany's Merkel considered shaking again in Berlin

She was attending a farewell ceremony for Justice Minister Katarina Barley, who is leaving to become a lawmaker in the European Parliament, when the incident occurred. She has stated she will leave politics when her present term ends in 2021. She h...

Israel allows fuel to enter Gaza after 3-day hiatus Israel allows fuel to enter Gaza after 3-day hiatus

The protestors were demonstrating against escalated attacks by Israeli police against their neighborhood which took place over last weeks. Gaza's health ministry said 19 of them were wounded by live fire. Hamas was to ensure the demonstrations at the...

Mother arrested amid dayslong search for Virginia toddler Mother arrested amid dayslong search for Virginia toddler

Noah Tomlin was last seen Monday at around 1 a.m. when he was put to bed in his home in Hampton, Virginia wearing a green and white pajama shirt and diaper, an Federal Bureau of Investigation statement said Monday. "We are looking at everything fro...

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker ends hunger strike, husband says Jailed British-Iranian aid worker ends hunger strike, husband says

On Saturday, her husband, Richard Ratcliffe , said his wife had made a decision to end her protest and had eaten some porridge with apple and banana. Boris Johnson, a former United Kingdom foreign secretary who is seen as the favourite to become Bri...

Trump to Visit Korean Demilitarised Zone on Sunday - White House Trump to Visit Korean Demilitarised Zone on Sunday - White House

The U.S. and North Korea feel the need to resume diplomacy and are trying to narrow their differences for new summit talks, South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said Wednesday as he contrasted their efforts with the tensions surrounding ...

Sharks attack, kill woman while swimming Sharks attack, kill woman while swimming

Michael Lindsey, the student's father, witnessed the whole horrifying ordeal. It reads: " Jordan Lindsey was a beloved daughter, sister, girlfriend, and friend. On Wednesday night two people from the USA consulate told the family it may take 7-14 ...

Chinese military to get dock in Hong Kong, despite tensions Chinese military to get dock in Hong Kong, despite tensions

Lam said the legislation was needed to close a legal loophole that prevented the extradition of a murder suspect to Taiwan. She had said in previous public remarks that the government would not establish an independent committee to examine the June ...

Maharashtra CM orders inquiry into Pune wall collapse incident Maharashtra CM orders inquiry into Pune wall collapse incident

Pune district officials said ex gratia will be given to the next of kin of the deceased as per provisions of the Disaster Management Act. "It appears that the incessant downpour may have loosened the soil around the retaining wall of the Alcon Sty...

Trump's tough talk on Iran prompts Senate vote on war powers Trump's tough talk on Iran prompts Senate vote on war powers

Senators voted 50-to-40 in the June 28 vote, falling short of the 60-vote minimum in the Republican-controlled Senate to pass the amendment. It was offered by Senators Tim Kaine (VA) and Tom Udall (NM) and originally cosponsored by Senators Jeff Me...

Hong Kong Activists Urge G20 Leaders to Help 'Liberate' City Hong Kong Activists Urge G20 Leaders to Help 'Liberate' City

Just like last Friday , those surrounding the police headquarters are calling for the release of those who were arrested following clashes outside of the city's parliament building on June 12th when police used tear gas and rubber bullets to dispe...

France Hits Its Highest Ever Recorded Temperature France Hits Its Highest Ever Recorded Temperature

This is the same area where the previous high of 44.1 degrees Celsius was set in August 2003. Firefighters say that high temperatures and a drop in humidity will likely fan the flames. Europe has been battling the heat all week, with Germany , Poland...

Trump says Saudi crown prince doing 'spectacular job' Trump says Saudi crown prince doing 'spectacular job'

Trump also reportedly ignored "shouted questions" from the press pool about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi , a prominent Saudi journalist and Washington Post columnist who had criticized the kingdom's leadership. "One thing that you are doing, ...

Twitter Will Place Warning on Politicians' Tweets That Violate Rules Twitter Will Place Warning on Politicians' Tweets That Violate Rules

Twitter said that in instances in which a tweet "violates our rules and our review doesn't find that it would be in the public interest to leave it up, we will require the account owner to remove the Tweet". Twitter said it would developed a team t...

What Happened Between Kamala Harris and Joe Biden at the Debate What Happened Between Kamala Harris and Joe Biden at the Debate

Plus, another nine million viewers watched via live streams. Meanwhile, Mayor Pete Buttigieg had a steady night as he gave clear and thoughtful answers to most questions. He also warned that the consensus on immigration among Democratic Party c...

Trump tells Erdogan on Russian Federation missile deal Trump tells Erdogan on Russian Federation missile deal

When the two leaders met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, on June 29, Trump told Erdogan that the proposed purchase was "a problem ". "Turkey has been a longstanding and trusted partner and ally for many, many years", Esper told...

Dubai sheik's wife Princess Haya flees UAE ‘taking £31million and their kids’ Dubai sheik's wife Princess Haya flees UAE ‘taking £31million and their kids’

Various reports are circulating across the globe that Princess Haya bint Hussein of Jordan, 45, has fled Dubai and her multimillion-dollar husband, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - the Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

Andhra Pradesh government serves demolition notice for Chandrababu Naidu’s bungalow Andhra Pradesh government serves demolition notice for Chandrababu Naidu’s bungalow

Earlier this week, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy had ordered the demolition of Praja Vedika (people grievances' cell) in the same premises, calling it illegal, and claimed that the structure violated norms of the River Con...

Woman Allegedly Tries To Abduct Two Children At Atlanta Airport Woman Allegedly Tries To Abduct Two Children At Atlanta Airport

When the mother pulled the stroller away from the woman's grasp, she told officers, the woman then allegedly grabbed the older child who had been walking alongside his mother, and "tried to walk away with him", police said. Police have given a statem...

Buttigieg grilled over racial tensions in South Bend following police shooting Buttigieg grilled over racial tensions in South Bend following police shooting

I'm not allowed to take sides until the investigation comes back. He didn't have his body camera on. "It's a mess, we're hurting", Buttigieg said. "We see the path to victory for Mayor Pete and are ready to mobilize our network of LGBTQ people and al...

Taliban Talks Begin Amid High Expectations Of A Breakthrough

Suhail Shaheen, spokesman for the Taliban's political office in Doha, tells talks with USA peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad will begin early Saturday morning. "It's a make-or-break moment", said a senior U.S. official, who declined to be identified as he...

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