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Lebanese woman jailed in Egypt after making harassment claim

Lebanese woman jailed in Egypt after making harassment claim Mazboun's video, which she posted on her social media account, went viral when it was later published on YouTube to be viewed by hundreds of thousands of viewers. She was charged with "deliberately broadcasting false rumors which aim to undermine society and attack religions". Of course, God willing, the verdict will change. [Full Article...]

Zsa Zsa, the 'World's Ugliest Dog,' dies

Zsa Zsa, the 'World's Ugliest Dog,' dies He says she appeared fine the day before, so it was a shock. Zsa Zsa , who made worldwide headlines when she won the World's Ugliest Dog competition in San Francisco less about two weeks ago, made headlines again with news of her death. [Full Article...]

Police have spoken to Novichok poisoning victim Charlie Rowley

It was unclear if Williamson was referring to the attack on the Skripals or a new attack. "Charlie is still very unwell and will continue to require specialist, round-the-clock care here at Salisbury District Hospital", the statement said. Police officers guard a cordon in Salisbury, one of five locations in the city and Amesbury under investigation. He said 100 detectives were working on the in... [Full Article...]

Watchdog urges record £500000 fine for Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Watchdog urges record £500000 fine for Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data scandal Lawyers have lodged a mass complaint to Australian privacy authorities on behalf of Facebook users caught up in the Cambridge Analytica scandal . More than 50 million Facebook users - including one million people in the United Kingdom - had data harvested by Cambridge Analytica without their consent. [Full Article...]

Pakistan election rally blast toll up to 20, ANP leader among victims

Pakistan election rally blast toll up to 20, ANP leader among victims Bilour's father, Bashir Ahmed Bilour, was killed by a suicide bomber during a meeting in 2012 ahead of the vote. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but there have been dozens of such bombings in recent years in Peshawar . [Full Article...]

US Embassy issues warning of possible Trump protest violence

US Embassy issues warning of possible Trump protest violence The first demonstrations will start on Thursday, when the pair will land at Stansted Airport from Brussels, where Mr Trump has been attending a two-day North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit. Mr Morgan asked if Mr Khan would have approved a large black blimp featuring former US President Barack Obama, or an image depicting the London mayor as a pig - something which would offend his Muslim fa... [Full Article...]

Trump calls for allies to spend more on defense at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Trump calls for allies to spend more on defense at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis pointed out that all countries in Europe were using Russian gas. She said it showed Britain's "steadfast commitment" to the alliance and how it can rely on the UK. As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. " Dear America, appreciate your allies - after all, you don't have that many", Tusk added, and also urged European ... [Full Article...]

Jailed Iran teen 'confesses' to immoral Instagram dance videos

Jailed Iran teen 'confesses' to immoral Instagram dance videos Hojabri had posted about 300 videos to her almost 600,000 followers, many that showed her dancing, sometimes in mid-riff baring tops and tight jeans, without a hijab, which is required in public. "It wasn't incitement, I didn't want to encourage anyone, I didn't have an objective", she said. Men and women are banned from dancing in public. "It wasn't for attracting attention", she said in the t... [Full Article...]

Japan: Toll rises to 100 as torrential rain causes flooding, landslides

Japan: Toll rises to 100 as torrential rain causes flooding, landslides Wire services reported the death toll to be the highest in a Japanese weather-related disaster since two typhoons struck in August and September 2011, killing almost 100 people. and Yamato Transport Co. and cargo service Japan Freight Railway Co. said some of their shipments to and from the flooded areas have been suspended or reduced. [Full Article...]

NHC says Chris strengthens into a Category 2 hurricane

NHC says Chris strengthens into a Category 2 hurricane An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft was scheduled to investigate the disturbance Wednesday afternoon, if necessary. A hurricane across the Atlantic may "influence" Britain's hot weather possibly bringing wind and rain next week. At 4 p.m. CDT Tuesday, the National Weather Service in Miami said the storm was about 205 miles (330 kilometers) east-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina... [Full Article...]

Trump pardons ranchers whose case sparked Bundy takeover of OR refuge

Trump pardons ranchers whose case sparked Bundy takeover of OR refuge The armed standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeast OR followed a judge's ruling that sent Dwight Hammond and his son, Steven, back to prison to serve more time after their initial release. The move by Trump raised concerns that others would be encouraged to actively oppose federal control of public land. Dwight and Steven Hammond were convicted in 2012 of intentionally ... [Full Article...]

Second day of Thailand cave rescue

Second day of Thailand cave rescue The story of the "Wild Boars" soccer team has gripped Thai and global media. On June 23, a group of 12 boys from a local football team in Northern Thailand went missing along with their 25-year-old coach , when they set out to explore a local cave. [Full Article...]

China and Russia hit back at Trump tariffs

China and Russia hit back at Trump tariffs China accused the USA of launching the "largest trade war in economic history", saying it was "typical trade bullying" that could trigger "global market turmoil". The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday gained 99.74 points, or 0.4 percent, to close at 24,456.48, up 0.8 percent from 24,271.41 a week earlier. [Full Article...]

Trump's Supreme Court pick would solidify court's conservative bent, experts say

Trump's Supreme Court pick would solidify court's conservative bent, experts say Cashman also voiced his support for Gorsuch after Trump nominated him past year, telling the New York Daily News that he was a "tremendous choice". For example, on the campaign trail, Trump promised his base that if he was elected he would appoint justices who would overturn Roe v. [Full Article...]

First Two Boys Reportedly Brought Out From Thai Cave

First Two Boys Reportedly Brought Out From Thai Cave Eight boys and the coach remain trapped , and experts are hoping to free the rest of the boys today. As of last night, even the parents of the boys had not been told who had been rescued, one mother told our reporter Michael Safi . Sunday, rescuers successfully navigated the first batch of four boys through the perilous escape route . Authorities have said the soccer players are being looked ... [Full Article...]

Sen. Casey Comes Out Against Trump Nominee Before Pick is Announced

Sen. Casey Comes Out Against Trump Nominee Before Pick is Announced White House aides have strict instructions to keep information under wraps so Trump himself can make the big reveal. Barrett, 46, could become the court's lone female conservative voice. President Donald Trump has introduced his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as "a judge's judge" and cited his "proven commitment to equal justice under the law". [Full Article...]

Second Phase Of Thailand Rescue Pulls 4 More Boys From Cave

Second Phase Of Thailand Rescue Pulls 4 More Boys From Cave Heavy rains struck the area and parts of their path back to the cave entrance became swollen with floodwaters. The second phase of the rescue effort began on Monday, hours after the first four were pulled to safety late Sunday. Divers held the first four boys close to bring them out, and each had to wear an oxygen mask to enable normal breathing, authorities said. Cave rescue experts have said... [Full Article...]

Sen. Leahy Waits To See Who Trump Nominates For Supreme Court Slot

Sen. Leahy Waits To See Who Trump Nominates For Supreme Court Slot President Trump is slated to announce his nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy tonight. Michigan's Kethledge is on the 6th Circuit, while Indiana's Barrett is on the 7th Circuit. Leo pointed out that in the 36 years after the decision, only one justice on the Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas, has explicitly said that e would overturn Roe v. [Full Article...]

One dead, 20 injured in South Africa vintage plane crash

One dead, 20 injured in South Africa vintage plane crash One person died in a plane crash in Wonderboom, Pretoria , July 10, 2018, emergency responders said. Images showed a burning aircraft marked "Martin's Air Charter". Paramedics are treating the patients and will thereafter transport them to nearby hospitals for further treatment. South African Civil Aviation Authority spokesperson Kabelo Ledwaba said its investigators were at the scene and w... [Full Article...]

NATO Braces for Trump Visit, But Fears May Be Overplayed

NATO Braces for Trump Visit, But Fears May Be Overplayed German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said her government will increase spending to 1.5% of GDP by 2024 . Mr Trump has been a strong supporter of Brexit and Britain offering a quick free trade deal. During a rally last week in Montana, Trump vowed that he would "tell NATO: 'You've got to start paying your bills."' The president also bemoaned that Americans were "the schmucks that are paying... [Full Article...]


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