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In Syria killed the son of al-Baghdadi


The graphic and accompanying statement were attributed to ISIS' Homs branch, Wilayah Hims, which said the son of the ISIS leader, or " khalifah ", was killed battling supporters of the Syrian government . Al Baghdadi, from Iraq, has been dubbed the "most wanted man on the planet" and the United States is offering a $25 million (Dh91.8m) reward for his capture. Read More »

Trump names former Fox executive Bill Shine to communications job


Shine will serve as assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff for communications, a job that has been vacant since Hope Hicks , Trump's campaign confidante, left in February. Shine's new position was made official moments after he was photographed leaving the White House. One Fox News executive told BuzzFeed News that they were stunned by the news. Read More »

Prime Minister of the Netherlands meets with President Trump


Trump is also threatening to impose tariffs on vehicles. Rutte said the private face-to-face meeting had been conducted "respectfully" and covered areas where the two leaders broadly agree, such as jobs and security. "Maybe the American president doesn't care about being isolated today, but we don't mind being six, if needs be", Macron told reporters. We're going to see more people suffering, and we're going to see more world leaders looking at Donald Trump like the idiot that he ... Read More »

Malaysian PM Mahathir to discuss China mega-projects on August visit


A man covers his mouth as he walks past a 1 Malaysia Development Berhad ( 1MDB ) billboard at the funds flagship Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , February 27, 2015. China's Foreign Ministry did not immediately respond to a faxed request for comment. The new Malaysian government, led by Mahathir Mohamad , has disclosed in recent weeks how the Najib administration used federal agencies and government money to bail out the debt-ridden 1MDB, which is being ... Read More »

Beryl becomes first hurricane of 2018 season


Showers and thunderstorms are increasing in association with a well-defined, low-pressure system located a few hundred miles southeast of the North Carolina coast. "Confidence in the official intensity forecast is also much lower than normal", the National Hurricane Center said when issue a warning on July 6. Wind shear is expected to increase around the storm over the weekend into early next week. Read More »

Teen climbs out of car trapped in sinkhole


Luckily, the teen was wearing his seat belt. Candace Leopold, the driver's grandmother, says the teen was on his way to work at a farm north of Redwood Falls. It's unclear how much damage the vehicle sustained. Officials said a township road washed out after significant rainfall in the area. More rain is expected Wednesday. Read More »

Mom shot carjacker who tried to steal SUV with kids inside: cops


When she saw what was happening, the mother jumped inside. "I reached over the arm rest to get to my glove compartment and that's when I fired at him", she told KDFW . He was in stable but serious condition Thursday morning, while the mother and two children were unharmed. "I should have emptied the whole clip, but I didn't", the mother told a local CBS affiliate. Read More »

Syrian regime pounds Daraa with hundreds of missiles and barrel bombs


Earlier on Thursday, Syria's official news agency SANA reported that government forces advanced towards the Dara'a al-Balad residential area of Dara'a, located about 13 kilometers north of the border with Jordan, where militants affiliated to the Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, formerly known as al-Nusra Front, Takfiri terror group are positioned. Read More »

PM 'confident' he did nothing inappropriate at BC music festival in 2000


Allegations have surfaced in an editorial in a Creston newspaper claiming Trudeau groped a female reporter in 2000 and claims he told her he wouldn't have touched her if he had known she was reporting for a national newspaper. An outspoken feminist and champion of liberal values, who once famously mansplained to a female constituent that she should use the word " peoplekind " instead of " mankind ", Trudeau presented the incident as some kind of teachable moment about inappropriate sexual ... Read More »

French government calls for calm after riots over police killing


The man was only identified as Aboubakar F., and he was stopped by Breil police in Western France, Le Monde reported. A national watchdog which investigates claims of police wrongdoing is investigating to clarify "the facts and determine in what circumstances the policeman used his weapon ", Nantes prosecutor Pierre Sennes said. Read More »

UK nerve agent incident: What we know


Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov described the case as "very worrying" but said Russian Federation had no information "about what substances were used and how they were used". Officials are also working to decontaminate the area in hopes of avoiding any additional exposures. "The possibility that these two investigations might be linked is clearly a line of enquiry. Read More »

Michael Cohen drops "Trump attorney" label on Twitter


Cohen, who once famously said he would "take a bullet" for the president, said Monday his first loyalty was to his family. Cohen has admitted to facilitating a hush payment to the porn star Stormy Daniels to keep her silent about her claims of a decade-old affair with Trump, and the President's attorney Rudy Giuliani said in May that Trump had reimbursed Cohen. Read More »

IDF foils attempts by Hamas to set cyber traps for soldiers


The number of personnel who downloaded the apps were conceded, though the military said, "less than 100 installed at least one program on their phones". According to the report, Hamas has been presented with three deals that address the situation in Gaza, with two of them including the release of the Israelis in its custody in return for the humanitarian rehabilitation of Gaza alongside opening the Gaza border crossings and allowing for the import of all goods into the strip. Read More »

Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years, Maryam 7 in Avenfield reference


The case also involves Sharif's son-in-law Captain (retired) Safdar, who was sentenced to one year in jail. Mr. Shahbaz Sharif termed the accountability court ruling as a black judgment. At 3:30pm, the judge and lawyers returned to the courtroom. He never appeared before the accountability court despite several notices. He explained that they have to make an appropriate number of photocopies of the judgment for distribution to the relevant parties. Read More »

Former leader of Japanese doomsday cult hanged over 1995 sarin gas attack


Japanese doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara sits in a police van following an interrogation in Tokyo , Japan , in this photo taken on September 25, 1995. The Matsumoto attack was a warm up to the main event, which began nearly eight months later on March 20, 1995, according to a report by the Federation of American Scientists. Read More »

Trump holds rally in Montana


Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), whom he has repeatedly referred to as "Pocahontas" for years, Trump mocked the "Me Too generation" when he suggested that, should Warren win the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020 and be on stage with Trump during a debate, he would throw a genetic testing kit at her as a way to challenge her past claim of Native American heritage. Read More »

Japan doomsday cult leader executed 23 years after Tokyo sarin attack

As well as killing the 13, the attack injured at least 5,800 people, some permanently. Justice Minister Yoko Kamikawa had sentenced 13 people for their role in the sarin gas attack. Some Japanese anxious about revenge. "So, I have some regret", she said. "We should have them talk until they die a natural death so that they help prevent a recurrence", he said. Read More »

USA to reunite migrant families as immigration politics boil


Several members of Congress have asked HHS to use DNA testing to help reunify parents and children, and several companies have offered to donate the kits necessary to do so. But the government has yet to return children to their parents in immigration custody, Azar said. "Any confusion is due to a broken immigration system and court orders". Read More »

ABC to fight Nauru Pacific forum ban

With an eye to future bans - not from foreign governments, but its own - the federal parliamentary press gallery has, nearly unanimously, agreed to boycott the forum to deter repeated bans on the ABC or other outlets. "All Australians should be dismayed that the government of Nauru seeks to exclude an Australian media organisation in this way", Crowe said. Malcolm Turnbull said Nauru's decision was regrettable but it had to be respected. Read More »

USA not to recognize Russian "attempt" on Crimea, sanctions to remain: WH


According to the press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders, the U.S. does not recognize the illegal annexation of the Ukrainian Peninsula. Sanders told a news conference on Monday that USA sanctions against Russian Federation over Crimea "will remain in place until Russian Federation returns the peninsula to Ukraine", according to Politico. Read More »

Japan executes cult leader behind 1995 subway gas attack


Shoko Asahara , whose real name is Chizuo Matsumoto, had been in prison for 22 years before his execution this week. Shoko Asahara , leader of the cult group Aum Shinrikyo , sits on a throne in the middle of the stage during a meeting with his followers in Moscow in 1994. Read More »

Putin meeting an accomplishment in itself, envoy says


When questioned about the need for a private meeting between the two, a White House official said it's coming at the right time for direct communication and referred to Trump's recent success at the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Read More »

3 people who went missing at Shannon Falls found dead


There have also been Canadian media reports that the other two hikers who died were identified on social media as Alexey Andriyovych Lyakh and Megan Scraper. "I can't say enough about the incredibly skilled work done today by the RCMP teams along with Squamish SAR", said Corporal Sascha Banks. "The terrain is extremely hard, very risky, and the water flow will be heavy with the warm temperatures today, increasing the risk to those in the recovery effort", Banks said in a news release. Read More »

Mother Teresa charity accused of selling babies in India

One more charity worker was under police questioning. Missionaries of Charity stopped giving babies for adoption in 2015 after India changed its adoption laws. Police official Kumar said 100,000 rupees was recovered from the two who were arrested. "We had been receiving many complaints regarding the functioning of this home and were keeping a close watch on them for almost six months", he said. Read More »

Novichok confirmed as cause of mystery poisoning near Salisbury


CCTV footage has emerged of Ms Sturgess and Mr Rowley buying alcohol more than 24 hours before they became seriously unwell. Later that afternoon, an ambulance returned for Mr Rowley, after he started rocking against a wall, sweating, drooling, and making odd noises, according to an account by his friend. Read More »

Harry Potter author sends Trump unending laughs


The Harry Potter author was left in a fit of laughter after the US President tweeted about his writing ability. Instead of typing "pore over", which means careful studying, the billionaire president typed 'pour over, ' which has nothing to do with studying. Read More »

Dozens missing after boat capsizes off Thailand's Phuket island


Thai Navy boats are searching for those who remain missing but rescue efforts are being hampered by conditions. Speaking to local television late Thursday, the boat's captain, Somjing Boontham, said the vessel was pummeled. An initial report said all of the passengers were pulled from the sea alive but the official who spoke to AFP could not provide any further information. Read More »