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No touching: Canadian Governor-General breaks protocol with hand on Queen Elizabeth

No touching: Canadian Governor-General breaks protocol with hand on Queen Elizabeth The country's Governor General, David Johnston, made a decision to help the 91-year-old monarch down some steps by gently holding her elbow to ensure she didn't fall. He did the same as she left the building, which she visited with the Duke of Edinburgh in honour of the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation. [Full Article...]

U.S. weekly requests for jobless aid fall to 233000

U.S. weekly requests for jobless aid fall to 233000 Much of that may be explained by an increase in the labor force, as more people who were without work and on the sidelines have entered the job market and are now counted among the unemployed. Last month 222,000 jobs were created, swelling payrolls to their second biggest tally this year. Initial claims for the July survey week at 233k are 9k below June levels, while the four-week moving average a... [Full Article...]

Palestinian carries out West Bank vehicle ramming, shot dead

Palestinian carries out West Bank vehicle ramming, shot dead They have continued to stage sit-ins and perform prayers in the streets around the compound in protest of the Israeli restrictions. Muslims have been praying outside the mosque in protest - many refusing to enter. Members of Netanyahu's right-wing, Jewish supremacist coalition have been pressuring him to leave the metal detectors in place and "ensure security" at the site. [Full Article...]

Vince takes the stage with a strong "Exit from Brexit" line

Vince takes the stage with a strong At a press conference, Sir Vince said the Lib Dems had a real opportunity to occupy the "gigantic space in the middle of British politics" left by the two main parties' move to the extremes. " Under my leadership the Liberal Democrats will be at the centre of political life: a credible, effective party of national government ". 'We have doubled our membership and our new members have given the... [Full Article...]

Florida Mayoral Candidate Tells Black People To 'Go Back To Africa'

Florida Mayoral Candidate Tells Black People To 'Go Back To Africa' Nevel's campaign slogan is "Unity Through Reparations ", and he has called on the white community to back the cause. "Mr. Nevel, you and your people, you talk about reparations". Image via police bookings relating to an earlier incident this year when the GOP hopeful abused his mother. As his comments reverberated around the internet on Wednesday, Congemi, who usually favors handwritten lette... [Full Article...]

YouTube TV expands to 10 new locations around the US

YouTube TV expands to 10 new locations around the US The network has its own live streaming service: CBS All Access. Other new cities to get the full service include Atlanta, Phoenix, Detroit, Minneapolis-St. Because of all the live TV options on the market today, new tools are emerging that aim to help consumers pick a streaming TV service, like Suppose.tv or Bundler , for instance. [Full Article...]

Woman shot after cops heard noise

Woman shot after cops heard noise As they drove near the Damond home, Harrity was startled by a loud sound near the vehicle. In a statement released by his lawyer, Noor extended his condolences to the family of Justine , but neither accepted or denied fault over her death. [Full Article...]

Mark Sampson tells England women to keep on improving

Mark Sampson tells England women to keep on improving But Taylor saved her best for last, chipping in a delightful third to seal the hat-trick. Sampson was thrilled with the performance but he said: "We know it's a work in progress". "An exciting part is seeing how good they can become over the next hopefully five matches". These players enjoy the pressure - they thrive under it. We know we'll have to produce a performance as good if not better. [Full Article...]

Mickey Mouse helps foster parents surprise 2 kids with adoption date

Mickey Mouse helps foster parents surprise 2 kids with adoption date Just when he's about to take a photo with the pair, a sign is presented to them with their official adoption date . A viral video shows Mickey Mouse at Walt Disney World breaking the news to a boy and girl that they're being adopted by their foster parents. [Full Article...]

Health Department conducts mosquito tests

Health Department conducts mosquito tests Environmental Department Manager Brian Eckert said while the three cities have tested positive, it doesn't mean the virus, which is spread by mosquitoes, is contained to just those places. Apply insect repellent to clothing as well as exposed skin since mosquitoes may bite through clothing. Flexible drainage pipe is commonly used to drain water from downspouts, but if not properly installed, the... [Full Article...]

Russian travel blogger jailed 3 years in Azerbaijan

Russian travel blogger jailed 3 years in Azerbaijan The president stressed that there is a change in worldwide public opinion on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Since a separatist war ended in 1994, it has been under the control of forces that claim to be local ethnic Armenians but that Azerbaijan claims include Armenian troops. [Full Article...]

No foul play in Burundi's missing robotics team

No foul play in Burundi's missing robotics team Metropolitan Police Department spokeswoman Aquita Brown said two of the teens were seen leaving the United States for Canada. Police canvassed the DAR Constitution Hall but could not locate the teens. It added that FIRST Global had provided safe transport to university dormitories and students were always supposed to be under the supervision of their mentor. [Full Article...]

OJ Simpson's Prison Is Like "A Cruise Ship With Barbed Wire"

OJ Simpson's Prison Is Like And no one, including the victim or prosecutor who put Simpson behind bars, is expected to testify against his release. OJ Simpson will be splashed all over USA television screens again tomorrow, and no it won't be as part of a new documentary or miniseries. [Full Article...]

Largest rise in violent crime in a decade

Largest rise in violent crime in a decade The Police Service of England and Wales has suffered the biggest cuts of any in Europe. The ONS figures relate to police recorded crime whereas the CSEW figures are derived from surveying the general public. There was a large rise in the assault without injury category that includes modern slavery, which rose by 1,385 offences, and stalking, up 1,135 crimes . [Full Article...]

Slavery series from Game of Thrones creators facing backlash

The area where the two countries meet is called the Mason-Dixon Demilitarised Zone (not unlike the DMZ that separates North and South Korea) and the show will follow characters including politicians, slave hunters, abolitionists, journalists and freedom fighters in the lead up to the "Third American Civil War ". [Full Article...]

Ousted Saudi crown prince 'was addicted to painkillers'

Ousted Saudi crown prince 'was addicted to painkillers' In one video , which appears to have been filmed by the victim, a Yemeni driver is seen being berated for parking in front of a man's house. Following what analysts have likened to a coup, Mohammed bin Salman, 31, is now the current crown prince of one of the most powerful majority-Muslim nations in the world. [Full Article...]

Colbert cliffhanger: Bedroom of Trump's infamous Moscow fling

Colbert cliffhanger: Bedroom of Trump's infamous Moscow fling First up: a trip to St. Petersburg, where Colbert investigated what Russian humor is like (mostly weird stop-sign jokes) and what happens on Russian late-night shows (mostly vodka drinking). "Come on, Vlad , put on a shirt". "He couldn't resist noting, 'Ritz-Carlton prefers you use those'". But there's one room that's conspicuously missing from Colbert's tour: the bedroom where all of the r... [Full Article...]

Kuwait Cuts Number of Iranian Diplomats in Country from 19 to 4

Kuwait Cuts Number of Iranian Diplomats in Country from 19 to 4 Last month, Kuwait's supreme court sentenced the cell's mastermind to life in prison and 20 others to various prison term over alleged links with Iran and Hizballah . Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies are deeply mistrustful of Iran and many, though not Kuwait, have severed ties with it. Kuwaiti courts convicted members of the so-called "Abdali cell" of working for the Islamic Revolution Guards ... [Full Article...]

Gotcha: US and Europe Take Out Dark Web Sites

Gotcha: US and Europe Take Out Dark Web Sites Alphabay was launched in 2014, and operated as an online marketplace for drugs , data , computer programs, stolen passwords or user accounts, and other physical or digital goods. These too would be targeted. "We will find you", Sessions said, in a press briefing, "dismantle your organization and network, and we will prosecute you". [Full Article...]

European Union weighs new North Korea sanctions after missile test

European Union weighs new North Korea sanctions after missile test South Korea usually refers to loudspeaker propaganda broadcasts by both sides, while North Korea wants a halt to routine joint U.S. "I felt really lonely in South Korea and I missed my parents", she said in the video. "Tightening sanctions can be useful in increasing pressure on North Korea , but sanctions alone will not solve the problem", the letter read , according to NPR. [Full Article...]


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