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Two kids attacked by sharks off New York's Fire Island

Two kids attacked by sharks off New York's Fire Island The victims - a 12-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy - were discharged after emergency medical treatment for their separate mishaps, each with a bandaged right leg, and both were expected to fully recover. It was only after lifeguards began pouring water on the wound and wrapping it in gauze that she began to wince. Neither incident has yet been officially confirmed as a shark attack, but Mr L... [Full Article...]

Displaced Syrians march close to Israel; airstrike kills 10

Displaced Syrians march close to Israel; airstrike kills 10 The clashes left 18 regime forces and 13 rebels and allied Daesh members dead, the monitor said. An AFP photographer there saw a plume of smoke emerging from the sloping hilltop overlooking agricultural plains on Monday. The group is among tens of thousands of Syrians who have arrived near the frontier over the past month following renewed fighting along the country's southern Deraa and Qune... [Full Article...]

Israeli parliament to vote on contentious Nation State bill

Israeli parliament to vote on contentious Nation State bill While Israel is known around the world as the only Jewish state, its own laws have never formally classified it as a state for Jews. The nation-state law is perhaps the most contentious among them. "The law features key elements of apartheid, which is not only immoral but also absolutely prohibited under worldwide law", said Hassan Jabareen, general director of Adalah, a Palestinian human rights... [Full Article...]

Trump backs off siding with Russian Federation over United States intelligence

Trump backs off siding with Russian Federation over United States intelligence He had the opportunity to press Putin on any number of issues, including Russia's annexation of Crimea, the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine and alleged meddling in the U.S. The Austrian born, American politician and actor then hearkened back to the words of a then President Ronald Reagan during the Cold War. On Tuesday, Trump said he discussed North Korea's nuclear weap... [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania mom accused of killing her infant through drugs in breast milk

Pennsylvania mom accused of killing her infant through drugs in breast milk The woman, Samantha Whitney Jones, was addicted to painkillers but had taken methadone during her pregnancy and admitted she was still using it. She also told police she had primarily been breastfeeding the baby but had switched to formula three days before his death out of concerns he wasn't getting enough milk. [Full Article...]

Leadership rival Boris Johnson delivers harsh speech attacking British PM’s Brexit strategy

Leadership rival Boris Johnson delivers harsh speech attacking British PM’s Brexit strategy Parliament voted 307 to 301 against an amendment to trade legislation that would have required the government to try to negotiate a customs union arrangement with the EU if, by 21 January 2019, it had failed to negotiate a frictionless free trade deal with the EU. [Full Article...]

Mnuchin says U.S. will consider some waivers on Iran sanctions

Mnuchin says U.S. will consider some waivers on Iran sanctions According to Lavrov, the decision particularly concerns small and medium-sized companies. Zarif did not elaborate but Iranian officials have repeatedly accused the USA of imposing illegal sanctions on Iran after pulling out of the nuclear deal as well as breaching the deal before the pullout. [Full Article...]

USA troop remains to be repatriated soon from North Korea: Pompeo

USA troop remains to be repatriated soon from North Korea: Pompeo The apparent change of heart comes as the US' relationship with Pyongyang is " very good ", and the American " hostages " are back, according to Trump . "There is no rush, the sanctions remain!" Speaking on CBS's Face the Nation shortly before Mike Pompeo, the USA secretary of state, flew to Pyongyang for the most recent round of discussions on the issue, Mr Bolton said "I am sure that ..." ... [Full Article...]

Deadly Yosemite Wildfire, Fueled by Sweltering Conditions, Doubles In Size Overnight

Deadly Yosemite Wildfire, Fueled by Sweltering Conditions, Doubles In Size Overnight The Ferguson fire , which started about 10:30 p.m. Friday near El Portal in Mariposa County, had burned 150 acres and was 5% contained as of Saturday afternoon, according to the U.S. Cal Fire says he was clearing fire lines when the accident happened. A stretch of State Route 140 into Yosemite was closed, and motorists were urged to find alternate routes. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Too Insignificant To Collect Dirt On Before Election

Donald Trump Too Insignificant To Collect Dirt On Before Election Outcry from American lawmakers in the days leading up to the meeting demanded Trump cancel the meeting , to agree to bring other U.S. officials in the meeting, and to prioritize discussing campaign meddling. Finally we saw Trump, who attacked our North American and European allies during and after the G7 and NATO summits, eager to shake hands and pat the back of our adversary. [Full Article...]

Tale of sex, deception emerges about suspected Russian agent

Tale of sex, deception emerges about suspected Russian agent Prosecutors outlined in a court document seeking her continued detention how she had maintained a web of people to support her mission in the U.S., and was in touch with employees of the Russian FSB, the spy agency that succeeded the KGB. Maria Butina was charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian federation within the U.S. without prior notification to the attorney general. [Full Article...]

Royalty, the pope, and now Trump _ Putin makes everyone wait

Royalty, the pope, and now Trump _ Putin makes everyone wait Jaw-dropping. Disgraceful. I am running out of words to describe how despicable it is to see an American President capitulate to a dictator". Trump came under fire for his performance in the press conference, with critics on both sides of the political aisle slamming his handling of questions about alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump: New Air Force One Will Be Red, White, and Blue

Donald Trump: New Air Force One Will Be Red, White, and Blue Trump said that the new Air Force One plane would still take a long time before being put into service for future presidents. In February this year, the White House and Boeing Co. "And it's going to be red, white and blue, which I think is appropriate". "You're gonna have many presidents, hopefully, use it and enjoy it", Mr Trump said. [Full Article...]

Hundreds of crocodiles killed in revenge attack at breeding farm

Hundreds of crocodiles killed in revenge attack at breeding farm The piled-high bodies of the reptiles in the Sorong district of the eastern Indonesian province of West Papua were shown in photographs published by the Antara news agency. "The dead crocodiles have been burned and buried around the farming area", said Basar Manullang, a conservation official. Authorities said police were outnumbered and unable to stop the violence. [Full Article...]

Praise for Putin, pity for Trump

Praise for Putin, pity for Trump U.S. lawmakers blasted President Donald Trump Monday over his uncritical comments towards Russian Federation during a landmark summit with Vladimir Putin , calling it " shameful ", "dangerous" and "verging on treason". On the other hand, supporters of Trump back his claim that he is merely trying to mend a broken relationship with Russian Federation, arguing that it's probably for the best th... [Full Article...]

CEO gifts man new vehicle after walking 32 kilometres to work

CEO gifts man new vehicle after walking 32 kilometres to work He walked at least 20 miles before police picked him up at 4am, reports CBS affiliate WIAT-TV . "I don't know that Walter would have shared if I hadn't asked him to". 'I just can't tell you how touched I was by Walter and his journey, ' she wrote. He is humble and kind and cheerful and he had big dreams! "When we saw that, we were truly blown away and thought this is everything we are about", M... [Full Article...]

Trump's closest advisers were perplexed by his comments with Putin

Trump's closest advisers were perplexed by his comments with Putin Standing alongside Putin at the news conference in Helsinki on Monday, Mr Trump was asked if he believed US intelligence agencies' conclusions that Russian Federation interfered in the election in an effort to help him defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]

Las Vegas shooting: Mandalay Bay hotel owner sues 1000 victims

Las Vegas shooting: Mandalay Bay hotel owner sues 1000 victims The lawsuits , filed last week in federal court, come nine months after the deadliest mass shooting in modern us history. The suit is potentially complicated by the fact that the Federal Bureau of Investigation has refused to define the attack as terrorism, because shooter Stephen Paddock had no clear motive. [Full Article...]

Finnish Summit: Trump Greets Putin

Finnish Summit: Trump Greets Putin Putin said he is glad to meet his U.S. counterpart and wants to discuss with him relations between the two countries and global problems. Putin said the talks were "open and business-like" and said, "I think we can call it a success". The reason for Putin's delay was not clear. The fresh indictments prompted a number of US senators, all but one Democrats, to request Trump cancel his summit ... [Full Article...]

Putin summit brings end to frosty US-Russia relations

Putin summit brings end to frosty US-Russia relations Trump resisted when asked Monday to condemn Russian meddling in the election. President Trump then blamed the Obama administration and the DNC for allowing hackers to gain access to election data, while Putin fiercely denied Russian Federation interfered with the 2016 election. [Full Article...]


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