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Trudeau, Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Sing Praises Of Canada-EU Trade

Trudeau, Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar Sing Praises Of Canada-EU Trade The two leaders discussed trade, Brexit, women's rights and, in a less serious moment, socks, during their meeting at Farmleigh House in Dublin - the first visit by another government head since Varadkar was elected last month. Justin Trudeau wore these "Star Wars" themed socks while meeting former Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny in May. The Canadian Prime Minister came with his wife, Sophie ... [Full Article...]

Canada to compensate ex-Guantanamo inmate, apologize

Canada to compensate ex-Guantanamo inmate, apologize Khadr, who claimed the Americans tortured him after his capture and at Guantanamo Bay , was long dubbed by his supporters a child soldier in need of protection. After almost eight years in Guantanamo, Mr. Khadr has got in 2010 for his extradition to Canada from a confession made with the United States. Khadr's Egyptian-born father was killed in 2003 when a Pakistani military helicopter shelled th... [Full Article...]

Over 100000 Migrants Arrived in Europe by Mediterranean Since January: IOM

Over 100000 Migrants Arrived in Europe by Mediterranean Since January: IOM This compares with 231,503 arrivals across the region through 3 July 2016. It also revealed that while economic reasons was the major factor motivating people to travel , many were also trying to flee violence, conflict or political persecution in their countries of origin. [Full Article...]

Kovind and Meira in direct contest for the top post

Kovind and Meira in direct contest for the top post The Congress urged the TRS to vote for Meira Kumar as she played a role as then Speaker of the Lok Sabha to form Telangana. Burman said six Congress legislators, including himself had defected before the West Bengal assembly election past year in protest against Congress-CPI (M) alliance there and had joined TMC because they had felt it was the only party which can oust CPI-M from power in... [Full Article...]

Ruckus in J&K assembly over GST

Ruckus in J&K assembly over GST Earlier, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, on being asked about the Opposition to GST in the Valley, said, "GST will be beneficial for people in Jammu & Kashmir ". However, the discussion was disrupted by the Opposition MLAs who created ruckus inside the assembly forcing Speaker Kavinder Gupta to adjourn the House twice. [Full Article...]

Darren Collison signs 2-year, $20 million deal with Pacers

Darren Collison signs 2-year, $20 million deal with Pacers While a return home to Indianapolis could have happened, that doesn't seem to the be the case anymore. According to ESPN , free-agent guard Darren Collison agreed to a two-year, $20 million deal to rejoin the Pacers, who have $13 million left in salary cap space, a figure that could rise to as much as $17 million should in rid itself of $4 million in non-guaranteed contracts. [Full Article...]

Juncker MEPs ridiculous over near-empty parliament

Juncker MEPs ridiculous over near-empty parliament To which Juncker retorted: "There are only a few members in the parliament to control the commission". "The European Parliament is ridiculous, totally ridiculous", Juncker told the chamber, which seats 751 deputies. Juncker took offense at the very low number of MEPs who attended a debate that was meant to review the outcomes of the Maltese presidency which was viewed by many observers as a part... [Full Article...]

Man killed in Sedalia home shooting identified

Man killed in Sedalia home shooting identified Frank Leon Huner, 58, of Sedalia was arrested July 1 on suspicion of second-degree murder after deputies arrived on scene. After posting a $50,000 bond, he was released, according to Fox. Huner has owned an automotive and transmission fix business in Denver for 33 years, according to a report by the Denver Channel . Huner has been taken into custody and booked on a second degree murder charge, ... [Full Article...]

Colorado woman drives SUV into pool: See the photos

Colorado woman drives SUV into pool: See the photos Got her out of the pool. He told the Colorado Springs Gazette that the woman seemed dazed and confused when he reached to unbuckle her seat belt. "But in an instant the vehicle was submerged and under water - so by the grace of God everyone was okay". [Full Article...]

Venus Williams breaks down in tears when asked about fatal auto crash

Venus Williams breaks down in tears when asked about fatal auto crash It was not a flawless performance from the 37-year-old, whose preparations for this year's championships have been far from routine. When the media brought up the matter in a media conference after her round one at Wimbledon Williams replied,"There are no words to describe how devastating [it is]". [Full Article...]

KL-bound AirAsia X flight diverted to Brisbane after bird strike

KL-bound AirAsia X flight diverted to Brisbane after bird strike Calvin Boon, who sat next to Lim, posted a three minute video showing the aircraft at the airport after it had landed at Brisbane International Airport. The turbulence was so severe on flight D7237 that the pilot asked passengers to pray twice. "I'm not fussed about living or dying", he said and described the mid-air encounter as "exciting". [Full Article...]

Tips for staying safe while celebrating with fireworks

Tips for staying safe while celebrating with fireworks Right now, Moore County is not under a burn ban. However, the safety video warns that you should "never allow children to handle a firework device". Be prepared. Have a fire extinguisher or a hose and a bucket of water readily available . "Read the cautionary information on the firework , try not to mix fireworks and alcohol - it never works out", Sooner said. [Full Article...]

Qatar plans to increase gas production despite sanctions

The state-owned company plans to increase output from 77 million tons to 100 million tons per year, al-Kaabi said, according to local media. Al-Kaabi said the company would seek worldwide partners to develop this project that would consolidate Qatar as the largest exporter of natural gas in the world. [Full Article...]

Thousands battle floods along Yangtze River

Thousands battle floods along Yangtze River Rain-triggered floods have killed 16 people and left 10 missing in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, local authorities said Monday. The ministry and China National Commission for Disaster Reduction have sent teams and materials to assist disaster-hit areas in Zhejiang, Jiangxi, Hunan and Guizhou. [Full Article...]

There Can Be A Window To Deposit People's Hard Earned Money-SC

There Can Be A Window To Deposit People's Hard Earned Money-SC As per reports, the Supreme Court was hearing bench petitions including a petition filed by advocate Sudha Mishra . The top court was cross at the Centre's "not legally bound to give grace period" to its own citizens logic, which saw the people as mere transactional ends and customer of India's banking service, and not as human beings guarding their hard-earned money. [Full Article...]

SC ruling on Proclamation 216 expected today

SC ruling on Proclamation 216 expected today Several buildings were raided and identified as Islamic State stronghold. "He will not waver in this commitment to end rebellion, the evil of terrorism and to liberate Marawi", he added. Gordon further said that he will not be surprised if the President will call for an extension of martial law for another 60 days. Protesters outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday said Mr. [Full Article...]

Backed force enters Syria's Raqqa from south - monitor

Backed force enters Syria's Raqqa from south - monitor The Syrian Democratic Forces have spent months closing in on the Islamic State group's bastion Raqqa and entered the city's east and west for the first time last month. Ryan Dillon said. IS seized Raqqa in 2014, proclaiming it the capital of a "caliphate". The United Nations has expressed concern for up to 100,000 civilians it says are still trapped in the city. [Full Article...]

Elton John bomb plotter Haroon Ali Syed is jailed for life

Elton John bomb plotter Haroon Ali Syed is jailed for life Syed, from Hounslow, west London, had admitted preparation of terrorist acts between April and September previous year. Secret agents posing as extremists helped to catch a terrorist who was plotting to bomb an Elton John concert. Syed unknowingly spoke to a police officer online and in person seeking assistance in sourcing weapons. On August 30 he arranged to pick up the weapons in exchange f... [Full Article...]

Syrian army suspends combat operations in south ahead of Astana talks

Syrian army suspends combat operations in south ahead of Astana talks A ceasefire, to be in force until Thursday, has been declared by the Syrian government forces in the southern part of the country, the military said in a statement carried by state TV. The Syrian army has not commented on the continued military operations. Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday called on Iran to play a more significant role and help the worldwide body end the crisis in Syria within the f... [Full Article...]

Sunny skies in store for Independence Day

Sunny skies in store for Independence Day Van DeWald, a meteorologist at the weather service office in Valley, said that the metro area was under a marginal risk for severe weather today in the afternoons and evenings. It will be mostly cloudy with a high near 85 and a south wind of 5 to 7 miles per hour. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 81. Winds will start from the west at 8 miles per hour and by early afternoon will be from the... [Full Article...]


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