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Global Westminster terror suspect named as Salih Khater
Author: 0 Westminster terror suspect named as Salih Khater

That was one of four vehicle-based terror attacks in London in the past 18 months. Neil Basu, Assistant Commissioner Specialist Operations at the Metropolitan Police, said that the incident "appears to be a deliberate attack" and officers from the Counter Terrorism Command are leading the investigation.

Global USA newspapers unite against Donald Trump's 'fake news' rhetoric
Author: 0 USA newspapers unite against Donald Trump's 'fake news' rhetoric

The Boston Globe and New York Times (NYT ) have joined over 200 of their U.S. stablemates in a coordinated defence of free speech in the face of growing disdain from the American government. Editors are publishing editorials defending the freedom of the press. "But insisting that truths you don't like are "fake news" is risky to the lifeblood of democracy".

Global Romanians protest government corruption for a second straight day
Author: 0 Romanians protest government corruption for a second straight day

There was some violence: protesters tried to break through a security line while others threw bottles and rocks, reported Reuters. Law enforcement officers used tear gas canisters and water cannons. "I left to give my children a better life, which was not possible here then", said Ostafi. Sorin Radu, who works in IT, said he was protesting "because we have a government where many are corrupt".

Global Takeaways From the Pence 'Space Force' Sales Pitch
Author: 0 Takeaways From the Pence 'Space Force' Sales Pitch

He added that in 2014, China and Russian Federation had jointly proposed a draft Treaty on the Prevention of the Placement of Weapons in Outer Space , the Threat or Use of Force Against Outer Space Objects, but the USA dismissed it as "fundamentally flawed".

Global North Korea rejecting U.S. proposals in diplomatic standoff
Author: 0 North Korea rejecting U.S. proposals in diplomatic standoff

The statement was also published by KCNA. "However, the USA responded to our expectation by inciting global sanctions and pressure". The mission described as "reckless" a remark from Guterres who said that North Korea "can be a normal member of the worldwide community in this region through total denuclearization that is verifiable, irreversible".

Global Trump's Space Force Needs $8 Billion Over 5 Years, Pence Says
Author: 0 Trump's Space Force Needs $8 Billion Over 5 Years, Pence Says

President Trump is going back to his base over space - as in his proposed Space Force, and wants his MAGA camp to vote on their favorite logo. and then buy it. "We have the direction from the president, and we're underway", Mattis said Tuesday. Still, the proposal faces an uncertain fate in Congress, particularly if Democrats capture either the House or Senate in November elections.

Global Iran vows to continue oil exports despite Trump's threats
Author: 0 Iran vows to continue oil exports despite Trump's threats

Meanwhile, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his country will not oppose third-country mediation between the US and Iran. During his meeting with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho in Tehran on Wednesday, Rouhani warned him that U.S.

Global Another death in relentless California wildfires
Author: 0 Another death in relentless California wildfires

Twin fires in Northern California being treated as one are the largest wildfire in state history and by Tuesday had scorched 455 square miles (1,178 square kilometres) - almost the size of the city of Los Angeles. By Monday, it has become the second-largest California wildfire on record, surpassing the size of a massive blaze that killed 15 people in 2003 in San Diego County.

Global Woman fined for violating 'burqa ban' in Denmark
Author: 0 Woman fined for violating 'burqa ban' in Denmark

A spokesperson for group Kvinder I Dialog (Women In Dialogue) told the Independent: "The goal of this demonstration is to show that we do not accept this kind of unjust treatment regardless of who we are dealing with". The 28-year-old woman had been involved in an altercation at a shopping centre north of Copenhagen, where another woman had attempted to remove her face veil.

Global Russian helicopter crash in Siberia kills 18
Author: 0 Russian helicopter crash in Siberia kills 18

Everyone on board - three crew members and 15 passengers - was killed. The second aircraft landed safely and the accident took place in "normal" weather conditions, according to preliminary findings. Russian news reports said all the passengers killed are believed to have been working for a subsidiary of the state oil company Rosneft. Helicopters frequently carry loads in slings that hang below the craft.

Global Mendocino Complex Is Now California’s Seventh Largest Wildfire To Date
Author: 0 Mendocino Complex Is Now California’s Seventh Largest Wildfire To Date

The blaze in the Redding area, 225 miles (360 kilometers) north of San Francisco , is the largest of 18 wildfires burning throughout California. Additionally, the Ferguson fire rages near Yosemite National Park. The forecast includes extremely low humidity levels that leave vegetation ready to burn. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection officials said that fire was started two weeks ago by sparks from the steel wheel of a towed-trailer's flat tire.

Global Mueller seeks interview with Russian pop star
Author: 0 Mueller seeks interview with Russian pop star

Trump has accused Mueller of having unspecified conflicts of interest and said yesterday on Twitter that Attorney General Jeff Sessions should " stop this Rigged Witch Hunt right now". First, we know this because the USA intelligence community unanimously concluded that Russian Federation intervened in the 2016 election in order to help Trump win.

Global U.S. court bans release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns
Author: 0 U.S. court bans release of blueprints for 3D-printed guns

Eight Democratic attorneys general filed a lawsuit to block the public from getting their hands on the blueprints , arguing unregistered weapons produced by high-tech printers pose a serious safety risk. The second measure is meant to ensure that even guns primarily made of plastic can be discovered by metal detectors. The judge has scheduled a hearing on August 10.

Global Kim Jong Un invited to Asian Games in Indonesia
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invited to Asian Games in Indonesia

Monday's reports about ongoing activities at Sanumdong are the latest to indicate that North Korea is still working on its nuclear and missile facilities, despite ongoing talks with the USA about disarmament. There was activity at the Sanumdong site before President Donald Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , during which the two leaders discussed the future of the latter's nuclear weapons program.

Global Facebook Warns Of ‘Bad Actors,’ Deletes Accounts Ahead Of Midterms
Author: 0 Facebook Warns Of ‘Bad Actors,’ Deletes Accounts Ahead Of Midterms

Evidence Facebook has is not strong enough to publicly attribute the pages to the IRA, and " it's possible that a separate actor could be copying their techniques ", the company's chief security officer Alex Stamos said. "The goal of these operations is to sow discord, distrust, and division", said Senator Richard Burr, the committee's chairman. Special counsel Robert Mueller's sprawling investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian agents working with ...

Author: 0 Ex-Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort goes on trial for bank fraud

Judge T.S. Ellis, of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia , said he wasn't going to rule on that motion immediately, and instead asked prosecutors to limit the number of documents they introduce at trial. What's likely to be missing: answers about whether the Trump campaign coordinated with the Kremlin during the 2016 presidential election, or really any mention of Russian Federation at all.

Global Jeremy Hunt red-faced after weird gaffe - 'That was a awful mistake'
Author: 0 Jeremy Hunt red-faced after weird gaffe - 'That was a awful mistake'

Following some laughter, he added: "My wife is Chinese and my children are half-Chinese and so we have Chinese grandparents who live in Xian and strong family connections in China ". 'We welcome this and said that we will explore it'. Noting China-British relations have maintained steady growth momentum in recent years, Wang welcomed Britain to participate more ambitiously in global cooperation under the Belt and Road Initiative, in areas such as nuclear power, finance and innovation, ...

Global Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa accuses rival Chamisa of striking deal with Mugabe
Author: 0 Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa accuses rival Chamisa of striking deal with Mugabe

Mugabe, who was removed after the intervention of the army in November, said: "We must have constitutionality". "I can not vote for those who have tormented me. "I can't vote for ZANU-PF". He says he resigned to avoid "bloodshed". "The more the merrier", Chamisa said in response to a question about Mugabe's endorsement.

Global ISIS attacks in Sweida leave 150 dead, hostages
Author: 0 ISIS attacks in Sweida leave 150 dead, hostages

The wreckage and severe injuries made the full extent of the damage in Sweida hard to clarify, hours after the attacks. The southern province of Sweida is largely held by the government, but IS retains a presence in a northeastern desert region.

Global IS seized body of downed Syrian pilot
Author: 0 IS seized body of downed Syrian pilot

In February 2018, Syria took its turn and launched a missile at an Israeli fighter jet after an Iranian drone crossed over and into Israeli airspace. Damascus refuted Israel's claim and said that the warplane had been carrying out operations against jihadists over Syrian territory when it was sacked on.

Global Senate unveils series of hearings on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Senate unveils series of hearings on Russian Federation

Trump and Putin in front of US and Russian flags. "I most want to know what President Trump committed to President Putin at the Helsinki conference in the two hours about which we know very little except what Russian Federation is selectively leaking or characterizing", said Sen.

Global President Trump Delays Putin Visit Until 2019 Due to Mueller Probe
Author: 0 President Trump Delays Putin Visit Until 2019 Due to Mueller Probe

At one point in the presser, Reuters reporter Jeff Mason asked Putin, "President Putin, did you want President Trump to win the election and did you direct any of your officials to help him do that?" Putin reportedly said "Yes, I did" when asked if he had wanted Donald Trump to be president.

Global China suggests collaboration with India in Africa..
Author: 0 China suggests collaboration with India in Africa..

New Delhi elevated its ties with Rwanda to that of a Strategic Partnership as it sees that country as an important gateway to eastern Africa. "It is a matter of great joy that India and Rwanda are working together in areas like technology, infrastructure, finance, rural development and technology".

Global US Senator: Trump is Being Played by North Korea
Author: 0 US Senator: Trump is Being Played by North Korea

But after his sitdown with Kim in June to discuss the nuclear disarmament of North Korea and the possible opening of new economic deals with the United States, Chang said , Trump "squandered the advantage - he let up the pressure". Pyongyang apparently has a big demand for the USA if the latter wants to keep talking about North Korea's nuclear arsenal. Trump said last week that USA relations with North Korea "are very good and the process is moving along".

Global Trump Questions NATO
Author: 0 Trump Questions NATO "Article 5" Mutual Defense Clause

Despite sending troops from its 2,000-strong military to support the US-led mission in Afghanistan, the tiny Balkan state has suffered slights at the hand of Trump , including when he shoved aside Prime Minister Dusko Markovic at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting a year ago.

Global Trump on Putin meeting - it wasn't all rosy
Author: 0 Trump on Putin meeting - it wasn't all rosy

While speaking at an event at the Hudson Institute last Friday, Coats said the " warning signs " of threats to U.S. cybersecurity infrastructure he sees today are reminiscent of the warnings before the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The Russian ambassador to Washington also denounced "anti-Russian anger" in the United States and reiterated denials of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election - interrupting a questioner to say "We didn't interfere!" Word that another Trump-Putin meeting is ...

Global Egyptian archaeologists reveal contents of mysterious giant sarcophagus in Alexandria
Author: 0 Egyptian archaeologists reveal contents of mysterious giant sarcophagus in Alexandria

Ancient bones sit in a pool of sewage water inside an Egyptian sarcophagus. An article written in The Express was entitled, " Egypt mummy discovered: Archaeologists warned against opening mysterious sarcophagus ". The discovery of the sarcophagus on a construction site in June is a rare find in Alexandria , a fabled port city where most traces of Egypt's ancient civilizations have crumbled into the waves or lie buried beneath urban sprawl.

Global Officials hold press conference after Missouri duck boat sinks, killing 13
Author: 0 Officials hold press conference after Missouri duck boat sinks, killing 13

Patrol divers found two bodies on Friday, raising the initial death toll of 11 to 13, Pace said. Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader urged anyone with video or photos of the accident to contact authorities. "Oh my God, those poor people, oh no!" someone says in the background as the water appears to swallow the bopping boats. Rader said 31 people were on board the boat, including children.

Author: 0 Whatsapp announce new measures to fight deadly fake news in India

India is WhatsApp's biggest market worldwide, with more than 200 million users, and the company has been expanding its efforts to combat the spread of misinformation in the country. A few years back we added a feature to WhatsApp that lets you forward a message to multiple chats at once. The country has witnessed several lynchings, especially of those mistaken to be child kidnappers, after fake messages were circulated over WhatsApp .

Global Israel Passes Law To Ban Groups Critical Of State, Military From Schools
Author: 0 Israel Passes Law To Ban Groups Critical Of State, Military From Schools

Hours after Netanyahu spoke, the Israeli military said planes bombarded two Hamas positions in the northern Gaza Strip in response to flaming balloons launched into Israel. Hamas, which dominates Gaza, warned Israel of "dangerous consequences". Kanou called on the global community to "break its silence towards Israeli crimes against humanity".

Global Forecast: Showers And Thunderstorms Tuesday Afternoon
Author: 0 Forecast: Showers And Thunderstorms Tuesday Afternoon

In addition, there may be some vivid lightning and damaging, straight-line wind gusts within any of these storms. Showers and storms are likely each of the next two afternoons, especially Tuesday , before dry, less humid weather sets up through late this week.

Global Israeli strikes pound Gaza after bloody border protest
Author: 0 Israeli strikes pound Gaza after bloody border protest

Saturday's exchange of missiles and rockets is considered as the biggest since the 2014 Israeli war on the impoverished sliver. In a relatively rare admission, Hamas said it fired the rockets to deter Israel from further action. The bombing exposed a tunnel under the building, which the army said was "part of a tunnel network dug by the Hamas terror organization all through the Gaza Strip".

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