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Japan doomsday cult leader behind gas attack, followers executed

Japan doomsday cult leader behind gas attack, followers executed The two groups have around 150 and 1,500 followers respectively, according to Japanese media. It continues to exist, but in a much diminished form. Japan's justice minister, who approved the hangings Tuesday, said she doesn't take executions lightly but felt they were justified in this case because of the unprecedentedly seriousness of the crimes. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Chris to avoid New England

Tropical Storm Chris to avoid New England While Tropical Storm Chris is not expected to directly impact land over the next few days, rough surf and unsafe rip currents will continue to impact coastal areas of the Carolinas, mid-Atlantic and the Northeast through much of this week. [Full Article...]

Trump nears decision on replacement for Supreme Court

Trump nears decision on replacement for Supreme Court But most news reports of late have focused on these three, 53-year-old Brett Kavanaugh , a federal appeals court judge in Washington; 51-year-old Raymond Kethledge from the appeals court based in Cincinnati; and 46-year-old Amy Coney Barrett from the appeals court in Chicago. [Full Article...]

Trump Names Former TV Executive as Communications Chief

Trump Names Former TV Executive as Communications Chief Shine left Fox News in May of 2017 amid sexual harassment scandals revolving around the network's pundit Bill O'Reilly and its Chairman Roger Ailes . Mr. Shine had been in talks with President Trump about a job since the spring, even playing golf with the president and Sean Hannity, the Fox News host and one of Mr. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump urged to avoid controversial Supreme Court pick

Donald Trump urged to avoid controversial Supreme Court pick The president is set to announce his Supreme Court nominee on Monday night. ABC meanwhile will hit pause on The Bachelorette's jaunt to the Bahamas as needed to accommodate breaking news coverage, and then resume its regularly scheduled programming, airing both Bachelorette and The Proposal in full. [Full Article...]

Die In Canada Heat Wave

Die In Canada Heat Wave A blistering heat swept through parts of Canada this week, killing 54 people in the province of Quebec, according to health officials. Numerous victims were men over the age of 50 living alone in private apartments and seniors' residences, according to David Kaiser of Montreal's public health department. [Full Article...]

Some Liverpool fans want Harry Maguire signed after England heroics

Some Liverpool fans want Harry Maguire signed after England heroics The last time England reached the semis was in 1990 in Italy, when it lost out to Germany in a penalty shootout. How they got there Croatia after winning Group D with a 100 per cent record have had to grit their way through the knockout stages with penalty shoot-out wins over Denmark and hosts Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

‘Racial profiling’: Man fired after calling police on black neighbor at pool

‘Racial profiling’: Man fired after calling police on black neighbor at pool Gulkham told News & Record that he had no idea what prompted Bloom to continue to harass Edwards when she had legally entered the pool. Edwards explains that the only way she was able to get into the pool was with the key card, adding that she wouldn't have climbed the fence to get in because she has a baby. [Full Article...]

Merkel and Orban clash over migrant policy amid European Union divisions

Merkel and Orban clash over migrant policy amid European Union divisions After all-night talks, European Union leaders agreed that unspecified non-EU countries should host migrant-processing centres to try to prevent people risking their lives making risky sea crossings to Europe . Austria had feared that Germany was exporting these asylum claimants, prompting Kurz to warn that he could introduce controls along the southern border. [Full Article...]

Federation Internationale de Football Association probes Croatia over pro-Ukraine celebration of Russia win

Federation Internationale de Football Association probes Croatia over pro-Ukraine celebration of Russia win In a statement, Federation Internationale de Football Association said it "is processing the different reports of the said match as well as potential evidence concerning the matter" but said it could not comment any further until it has "evaluated all information available". [Full Article...]

North Korea warns U.S. attitude is 'highly REGRETTABLE' as tensions soar

North Korea warns U.S. attitude is 'highly REGRETTABLE' as tensions soar The DPRK felt deep regret over the attitude of the US delegation led by Pompeo at the high-level talks held Friday and Saturday with DPRK officials, a spokesman of the country's Foreign Ministry said. Pompeo, who is on his third visit to Pyongyang, began the outreach when he was still Trump's Central Intelligence Agency director and remained the pointman on negotiations after the process becam... [Full Article...]

North Korea says U.S. position on denuclearization "regrettable" after Pompeo talks

North Korea says U.S. position on denuclearization A North Korean Foreign Ministry statement called on both sides to take simultaneous actions to improve the environment surrounding the talks. Last month, at a historic summit with US President Donald Trump , Kim agreed to "work towards complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula " in return for security guarantees and an end to a unsafe stand-off with US forces. [Full Article...]

U.S. border patrol questioned fishermen on Canadian waters

U.S. border patrol questioned fishermen on Canadian waters Canadian fishermen say two vessels were approached and their crews questioned by border agents, in Canada's legal waters, late last month around Machias Seal Island and North Rock. They declined to specify how many of these were fishing vessels. "There is no threat, there's no indication of any movement of humanity from New Brunswick or Nova Scotia through the Bay of Fundy to the United Stat... [Full Article...]

Severe Rain, Flooding Leave 38 Dead, Scores Missing in Japan

Severe Rain, Flooding Leave 38 Dead, Scores Missing in Japan As of 11 p.m. on July 6, evacuation orders had been issued to about 2.82 million people and evacuation advisories had been issued to some 4.22 million people in 23 prefectures, majority in the Kinki, Kyushu and Chugoku regions in western Japan. [Full Article...]

Trump Narrows SCOTUS Choices To Three

Trump Narrows SCOTUS Choices To Three Trump, who conducted interviews with seven candidates earlier this week for the lifetime post on the top USA judicial body, is expected to announce his decision on Monday. Hardiman, by the way, was said to be Trump's second choice when he nominated Neal Gorsuch. " President Trump and conservatives can be sure that Lee won't change". [Full Article...]

Beryl becomes the first hurricane this season

Beryl becomes the first hurricane this season It was located 1,140 miles (1,830 kilometers) east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles on Friday morning. Earlier, the hurricane center had described the storm as "Tiny Beryl" because of "its very small size". Rossello told reporters the island would probably experience power outages, given that its electricity grid has become more vulnerable since Hurricane Maria, which hit as a Category 4 s... [Full Article...]

Croatia show nerves of steel to make semis

Croatia show nerves of steel to make semis Goalkeeper Danijel Subasic made some important saves, despite nursing a leg injury in the latter stages of the contest, while Ivan Rakitic showed his composure to score his side's winning penalty in a shoot-out for a second straight match. [Full Article...]

Tropical Depression 2 forms in Atlantic Ocean, but don't fret

Tropical Depression 2 forms in Atlantic Ocean, but don't fret It's moving west at 15 mph and located about 1,045 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles. "Beryl is forecast to be near hurricane strength when it approaches the Lesser Antilles Sunday night or Monday, and the chance of some islands receiving direct impacts from wind and rainfall continue to increase", NHC forecasters said . [Full Article...]

Japan executes Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult leader and several followers

Japan executes Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult leader and several followers The reverberations in Japan of an internal religious cult that utilized terrorism and fear remains in the memory today, just like the brutal events of the Tokyo Sarin attack in 1995. It even presented a list of candidates for the 1990 general election but did not win any seats in parliament. During their freaky election campaign, Asahara and his top disciples sang and danced to the guru's ... [Full Article...]

One Civilian Fatality Reported In Klamathon Fire

One Civilian Fatality Reported In Klamathon Fire Cal Fire spokeswoman Cheryl Buliavac said numerous homes had been damaged or destroyed as the fire raced through Hornbrook. California officials say they are temporarily crossing a hatchery and two other public areas due to their proximity to a deadly blaze near the OR state line. [Full Article...]


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