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Illinois cop on desk duty after dispute over Puerto Rican shirt


In the video , an older, unidentified white man, is seen provoking Irizarry and aggressively asking why she is wearing a Puerto Rican flag shirt in America. Filing a formal complaint against the officer. Irizarry recorded the encounter on her phone, saying she felt threatened, and posted the video to Facebook. Read More »

Australian rangers trap big crocodile near tourist gorge


NT Parks and Wildlife rangers caught the record-size saltie 60km downstream from the Katherine township. The largest crocodile ever captured in Australia measured 6.4 meters, according to records. This has sent them farther upstream into freshwater areas. "That sort of croc, in my opinion, is the most risky to people", Webb said. She said that rangers found the average size of crocodiles in the area was about 4.2 metres. Read More »

Four boys rescued from flooded Thai cave


The first four boys who were trapped in the cave in Thailand have been rescued and are in "perfect" health. Karadzic said the British divers are the most skilled in the group - "when it comes to cave diving, the the best", he said - and acted as beginning-to-end "buddy" escorts for those rescued Sunday. Read More »

Trump Zings NATO, and EU Chief Zings Back


At the time , Trump ignored his national security advisers and congratulated Putin on what was widely believed to be a sham reelection victory. Bumping defense spending up to to 2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) is a goal that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have until 2024 to meet. Read More »

Green Day's 'American Idiot' climbs United Kingdom charts ahead of Trump visit


According to a notice posted on the embassy's website on Tuesday, "Numerous demonstrations are being planned for July 12 to 14, 2018, surrounding" Trump's visit. Trump arrives in Britain on Thursday after a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit and thousands of protesters are expected to join demonstrations during his visit, including plans to fly a blimp over parliament portraying Trump as an orange, snarling baby. Read More »

Novichok victim now conscious in hospital

Dawn Sturgess , 44, died in hospital at the weekend and her partner Charlie Rowley remains critically ill in hospital. Police seized a auto in the large town of Swindon as part of their probe into the death of 44-year-old Dawn Sturgess, who was exposed to Novichok, a military-grade nerve agent produced in the Soviet Union during the Cold War. Read More »

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town


A 15-foot saltwater crocodile was captured Monday in a region of Australia popular with tourists because it is thought to be safe from the reptiles, wildlife rangers said. A 600kg crocodile has been caught in the Katherine River in the Northern Territory. Saltwater crocodiles, affectionately referred to as salties, can be spotted throughout the Northern Territory. Read More »

EgyptAir flight MS804: French investigators says fire likely cause


French investigators had always leaned towards a mechanical fault as the cause of the crash, saying they suspected a mobile phone or tablet on the aircraft had caught fire. The EgyptAir MS804 accident came only seven months an Airbus A321 operated by the Russian airline Metrojet was shot down by a bomb over the Sinai Peninsula shortly after it flew out of the Sharm el-Sheikh, killing all 224 people on board. Read More »

20 injured in plane crash outside Pretoria


South African news outlet eNCA says the crash occurred near an airport in the Wonderboom area. Several of them suffered serious injuries, he said. "Initial reports show that approximately 20 people had sustained injuries ranging from minor to critical". Read More »

President Trump signs pardons for cattle ranchers whose convictions sparked 2016 occupation


Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ordered them to be re-sentenced. The Hammonds have been locked up since January 4, 2016, after they were re-sentenced following their 2012 conviction for arson on public lands. He has repeatedly referenced emotional video of Johnson being freed from prison and running into her family members' arms, and has said he's considering thousands more cases - both famous and not. Read More »

Who’s in line to take over from David Davis as Brexit Secretary?


But Mrs May has insisted that her proposals are the only way of protecting the economy and preventing a hard Irish border, while at the same time scrapping free movement and allowing the United Kingdom to strike new trade deals. Mr Johnson and Mr Davis were joined by another Brexit minister Steve Baker MP, and two parliamentary private secretary MPs Conor Burns and Chris Green. Read More »

Pride organisers say sorry after anti-trans group leads march


The petition was ultimately unsuccessful and now they are petitioning to have the "L" removed from LGBT+. Ten women from the anti-trans group appeared at the front of the parade carrying banners saying " transactivism erases lesbians " and describing the trans movement as "anti-lesbianism". Read More »

New role for Daventry MP after resignations from Brexit department


David Davis and Steve Baker clearly realised that the promises they and their colleagues made about Brexit simply can not be delivered. "This is the right Brexit", she said. "His replacement will be announced shortly". "The prime minister knows it's a proposal and not an end agreement". Although it has caused a headache, May was quick to capitalize on the fact that two of her biggest problems extricated themselves from her inner circle; she ceremoniously replaced Davis and Johnson with ... Read More »

Baby survives 9 hours buried in United States forest


Saturday about a man acting strangely. Francis Carlton Crowley [Police Handout]Police wrote that a "faint cry" led a deputy to the 5-month-old, who was lying face down under a heap of sticks and rubble. The infant was clothed only in a wet and soiled onesie, the release said. Crowley was released when OR officials decided not to extradite him, Deputy Missoula County Attorney Jason Marks said. Read More »

Trump says Putin meeting 'may be the easiest of them all'


Experts fear the trip could produce a repeat of the dynamics from Trump's last trip overseas, when he admonished G-7 allied nations at a summit in Canada before heading to Singapore, where he showered praise on one of America's longest-standing adversaries, North Korea's Kim Jong-un. Read More »

Trump has chosen his Supreme Court nominee, source says


But he has also had a knack of popping up in a key role during some of the most high-profile legal events of the last three decades. He co-wrote the Starr Report on which the impeachment. Democrats had announced their opposition to his nomination before President Trump's announcement. But with only 49 votes in the Senate, Democrats have few tools to work with. Read More »

Federal judge denies Trump administration request to detain immigrant children


The Trump administration said Gee's previous rulings had made family detention unlikely and provided an incentive for a surge of immigrants to bring children across the border illegally with the expectation they wouldn't be locked up. "Defendants seek to light a match to the Flores Agreement and ask this Court to upend the parties' agreement by judicial fiat", Gee wrote in the ruling. Read More »

In response to Hamas arson attacks Israel will block Gaza crossing


The closure of Kerem Shalom will not include humanitarian aid, food and medicine, approved on an individual basis by Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Kamil Abu Rokon. "Hamas urges the global community to immediately intervene", said Fawzi Barhoum, spokesman for Hamas, which is deemed a terrorist group by Israel and the West. Read More »

Matt Hancock changes Government role, exits radio


Mr Johnson's resignation bombshell came less than 24 hours after Brexit Secretary David Davis announced he was quitting, saying he could not make the case convincingly for the Chequers proposals in the negotiations with Brussels. Matt was previously the Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General. According to his government website, before entering politics Mr Hancock "worked for his family business, as an economist at the Bank of England, and as chief of staff to the shadow ... Read More »

Multi-vehicle crash kills five and injures four in New Castle County


She said the vehicle came to rest on the median, while the pickup truck continued to travel southbound in the northbound lanes and was hit by a minivan carrying the New Jersey family. Jaffe said that a southbound pickup truck crossed the median and struck a northbound passenger auto . Northbound lanes remained closed into the evening as police investigated and the wreckage was cleared, with traffic diverted onto USA 13. Read More »

Feds on track to reunite 54 of 102 illegal immigrant families


As for most of the rest of the under-5 children who have yet to reunited with their families, Fabian said that their parents have already been released into the USA, have been deported, or are behind bars on criminal charges. "I am very encouraged about the progress", Sabraw said during a hearing in U.S. District Court in San Diego. While all parties are aware the deadline will not be met, Judge Dana Sabraw is happy with the progress being made, saying from the bench, "This is real progress". Read More »

WhatsApp offers tips to spot fake news after lynching murders


You can download the latest WhatsApp for Android beta here. As per the report , when you receive a message that contains a link, WhatsApp analyses the link in order to detect if it may redirect to a fake or alternative website. The blog post further added that every time WhatsApp analyses a link, it does it locally without sending any data packets to its servers. WhatsApp will soon launch a new feature on its platform in India that will clearly identify whether a message has been ... Read More »

YouTube aims to crack down on fake news


For example, YouTube search results prominently showed videos purporting to "prove" that mass shootings like the one that killed at least 59 in Las Vegas were fake, acted out by 'crisis actors'. Early members of the working group include Vox Media, Jovem Pan, and India Today . The video site also said it will widen the rollout of YouTube's Top News feature, which highlights videos from news sources in search results, and its Breaking News shelf directly on the YouTube homepage. Read More »

Rescuers To Extract Final Five From Thai Cave Tuesday


For the first four rescues on Sunday , two divers accompanied each boy, one from the side and one from behind. Narongsak said the rescued boys had not been identified out of respect for the families whose sons were still trapped, adding that the boys were being kept away from their parents due to fear of infection. Read More »

The Trump Presidency: Brett Kavanaugh nominated to Supreme Court


Kavanaugh has served as a federal appeals court judge who comes as a somewhat more reserved choice among Trump's previously announced short list of nominees. While he has yet to reveal his sentiments on the 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a constitutional right to abortion access, he was involved with a dispute over whether a pregnant migrant woman who was being held by immigration authorities could receive an abortion in 2017, according to the Los Angeles Times . Read More »

Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo has left China

If the reports that she's been released to Germany are true, it would mark an end to almost a decade of unofficial detention for Liu Xia-who has been kept under strict state surveillance since Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel peace prize in 2010. Read More »

UK PM May appoints Jeremy Hunt as new foreign minister

The Brexit "dream is dying, suffocated by needless self-doubt", he said in the letter, which he posted to Twitter. "How can we miss a man who was never here?", one European Union source commented to me. "None of this changes the basic facts: she's [May] in trouble with Brexiteers because they think her Brexit is too soft, whereas, in reality, it probably still isn't soft enough for the EU-27", Tim Bale, professor of politics at Queen Mary University of London told EUobserver. Read More »

Bookstore owner calls 911 when customer confronts Steve Bannon


I asked her to leave, and she wouldn't. "I can't even say how painful it is to be there without help, without support, and with the pain of having lost something so precious", said Rubia Mabel Morales Alfaro, another mother who miscarried and who calls the assurances of care promised by Nielsen a "lie". Read More »

Boris Johnson resigns in major Brexit blow to UK PM Theresa May

Brexit minister Steve Baker also left the Government. Former Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt leaves No. 10 Downing Street after accepting the position of foreign secretary following the resignation of Boris Johnson on July 9 in London . Theresa May's government is in crisis. "Over that time, I've listened to every possible idea and every possible version of Brexit". European Council President Donald Tusk has said the "mess caused by Brexit is the biggest problem in the history of EU-UK ... Read More »

Theresa May defends Brexit plan after Cabinet departures

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in London after attending the weekly cabinet meeting on June 12, 2018. Some euroskeptic lawmakers dream of replacing May with a staunch Brexiteer such as Johnson, a populist, polarizing figure who has never made a secret of his ambition to be prime minister. Read More »