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Venezuelans, Lawmakers React to Release of Opposition Leader Leopoldo López

Venezuelans, Lawmakers React to Release of Opposition Leader Leopoldo López President Nicolas Maduro had guided the nation's public ministry to charge Lopez with conspiracy, public incitement, determinative in arson and in damages. In his words, he is now "a prisoner in my home, like the Venezuelan people". Lilian Tintori, Lopez's wife, has campaigned in Venezuela and overseas to try to win freedom for her husband and met with President Donald Trump in February.Afterw... [Full Article...]

Modi targets Pakistan at G20

Modi targets Pakistan at G20 In a direct attack at Pakistan , the Prime Minister equated outfits like the Lashkar-e-Toiba and Jaish-e-Mohammed to terror groups like the so called Islamic State and Al-Qaeda. In the presence of leaders of nations perceived as strong and relentless in their efforts to eliminate terrorism, including the USA and Russian Federation, the PM called worldwide efforts weak and said more cooperation wa... [Full Article...]

U.S. to test THAAD missile defence system within days

U.S. to test THAAD missile defence system within days The test will take place in the next couple days. Chris Johnson, a spokesman for the agency, said the weapon system at the Pacific Spaceport Complex Alaska in Kodia would "detect, track and engage a target with a THAAD interceptor". Thaad's success rate in testing is far higher than the one for America's Ground-based Midcourse Defense system (GMD), the system specifically created to shoot dow... [Full Article...]

Mother accused of killing family gives thumbs-up in court

Mother accused of killing family gives thumbs-up in court Isabel Martinez in court on Friday. As the camera focused on her face, Isabel Martinez showcased a wide smile for the cameras. Another neighbour said the family did not venture out at all on Wednesday, which was unusual. Martinez was immediately detained after responding officers found the bodies of 33-year-old Martin Romero, 10-year-old Isabela Martinez , 7-year-old Dacota Romero, 4-year... [Full Article...]

Aaron Judge breaks Joe DiMaggio's franchise record for rookie home runs

Aaron Judge breaks Joe DiMaggio's franchise record for rookie home runs Judge's 30 home runs are now the most from any player in both the American and National leagues, and his.330 batting average is third in the AL and fifth-best overall. He also has 66 RBI, good for second in the AL. The only other rookies to hit 29 homers before the All-Star break were Mark McGwire in 1987 (33) and Jose Abreu in 2014 (29). [Full Article...]

American tourist, 22, beaten to death in bar brawl in Greece

American tourist, 22, beaten to death in bar brawl in Greece Initially only two suspects were taken into custody, a 32-year-old British man of Serbian origin and a 34-year-old Green man. Bakari was an inspiration to all he met. In anther statement , U.S. Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., said: "My thoughts and prayers are with the family and loved ones of Bakari Henderson , whose life was senselessly and brutally cut short this weekend". [Full Article...]

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer & Novak Djokovic into third round

Wimbledon 2017: Roger Federer & Novak Djokovic into third round He has been gaining momentum on grass, however. There is a little doubt after a first round loss in Stuttgart, but a straight sets domination of the risky German Alexander Zverev in the final at Halle left him feeling confident and hitting the ball well. [Full Article...]

Poland says more US LNG supply depends on Washington

Poland says more US LNG supply depends on Washington First lady Melania Trump introduced her husband to an enthusiastic crowd in Warsaw on Thursday, her most prominent moment in a short trip to the Polish capital that also included a visit to a science center. Trump also thanked Warsaw for hosting US forces. Trump did signal areas where he might confront Putin. But Trump has been critical of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in the past, at o... [Full Article...]

3600 ordered from homes in central BC as wildfire spreads

3600 ordered from homes in central BC as wildfire spreads Campfires are prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, to help prevent human-cased wildfires and to protect fire safety, according to the BC Wildfire Service . "Usually you're lucky to see five or six cars in the morning", he said. The RCMP in BC are monitoring the situation and working closely with the B.C. [Full Article...]

Wounded Cop Files Lawsuit Accusing Black Lives Matter of Inciting Violence

Wounded Cop Files Lawsuit Accusing Black Lives Matter of Inciting Violence Gavin Long , 29, a former Marine from Kansas City, Missouri, shot and killed three officers and injured three others with a semi-automatic rifle outside a convenience store and vehicle wash near the Baton Rouge police station. The attack came less than two weeks after a white Baton Rouge police officer shot and killed Alton Sterling , a 37-year-old black man. Mckesson was one of almost 200 peop... [Full Article...]

Man United beat Chelsea for Lukaku in $97 million deal

Man United beat Chelsea for Lukaku in $97 million deal Lukaku is one of only three players to have scored more than 10 goals in each of the past five Premier League seasons (alongside Olivier Giroud and Sergio Aguero). United will waive a fee and may also fund part of Rooney's £13m wages. Mourinho was Chelsea manager when Lukaku was sold to Everton in 2014 after the Belgium worldwide failed to establish a first-team place and had to spend mo... [Full Article...]

Army called in amid fresh violence in Darjeeling

Army called in amid fresh violence in Darjeeling Making a statement Police officials said that as of now, "we don't have any reports of police firing", however, the officer added, "We are looking into the incident" and promised to give further details by the afternoon. Holding out a proposal for dialogue, she urged the pro-Gorkhaland agitators not to take the law in their own hands. This is the third such meeting in 22 days. [Full Article...]

Kenya: Nine beheaded in suspected al-Shabab attack

Kenya: Nine beheaded in suspected al-Shabab attack Earlier this week, three police officers were killed in an attack in Pandanguo, also in northern Kenya. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab has vowed retribution on Kenya for sending troops in 2011 to Somalia to fight the group, which a year ago became the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa. [Full Article...]

Former CS Nkaissery's wife admitted in hospital following his sudden death

Former CS Nkaissery's wife admitted in hospital following his sudden death He left the legislature to take up the cabinet post as Secretary for Internal Security and Coordination of National Government. "I take this opportunity to inform Kenyans there shall be no vacuum in securing our country". We will keep you updated on the condition of the late CS's wife. Nkaissery died in the morning of Saturday, July 8 shortly after being admitted to the Karen Hospital in Nairo... [Full Article...]

Cern finds new 'charmed' particle

Cern finds new 'charmed' particle The observation of this new baryon proved to be challenging and has been made possible owing to the high production rate of heavy quarks at the LHC and to the unique capabilities of the LHCb experiment , which can identify the decay products with excellent efficiency. [Full Article...]

Lewis Hamilton facing Austria grid penalty

Lewis Hamilton facing Austria grid penalty The four-times world champion knows that he has brought the questions on himself after he deliberately drove his Ferrari into the side of Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes at the Azerbaijan Grand Prix two weeks ago. Verstappen was set to improve and potentially go to the top of the times after setting the fastest first sector of the session on his final lap, but the Dutchman then spun at Turn 3 ... [Full Article...]

Women Could Be Caught in Crossfire of Senate Health Bill

Women Could Be Caught in Crossfire of Senate Health Bill But with experts warning that the plan would lead to higher premiums for people in the more regulated pool, moderates have reportedly put their foot down. "I ran on full repeal and that's what I'm for, but I also said that I'd vote for partial repeal", Paul said . Cruz, who is traveling the state to discuss health care and veterans' issues, said if Republicans focus on lowering premiums... [Full Article...]

DeAngelo Williams set on playing in National Football League come 2017-18

DeAngelo Williams set on playing in National Football League come 2017-18 He said his uncle asked him if he would ever consider getting into the ring but Williams said he wouldn't because he respected the business too much. I mean, not guess. "That's one of my dreams.' I'm like, 'If I get that opportunity, I'll wrestle for you'". But there is no guarantee that Williams will be able to come back to Pittsburgh. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump confirms State Visit will go ahead at G20

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met his US counterpart Donald Trump Saturday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. In their June 2016 referendum, the majority of the British citizens voted in favor of Brexit (51.9% to 48.1%). [Full Article...]

Iraqi commander says 300 ISIS fighters holed up in Mosul

Iraqi commander says 300 ISIS fighters holed up in Mosul Photo Credit: Felipe Dana/AP Iraqi forces moved to besiege the Old City before launching their attack in order to prevent ISIS fighters from fleeing to neighboring Syria, but al-Aridi said hundreds of militants still managed to escape from the Old City alone. [Full Article...]


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