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Cecil the lion's son shot and killed by trophy hunter

Cecil the lion's son shot and killed by trophy hunter The lion's killer was reportedly part of a trophy hunt led by Richard Cook, a Zimbabwean hunter whose clients pay tens of thousands to kill exotic and dwindling animals for fun. A Facebook page, Lions of Hwange National Park , reported the death Thursday, saying it had occurred some days earlier. "We can't believe that now, two years since Cecil was killed, that his oldest cub has met the s... [Full Article...]

Mosquito tests positive for West Nile

Mosquito tests positive for West Nile ILLINOIS (AP) The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile virus reported in Illinois for 2017. More mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus have been found in Dauphin County. IDPH is monitoring for Zika virus but the main type of mosquito that carries the virus, the yellow fever mosquito, is rarely found in IL. Doors and windows should have tight... [Full Article...]

Police, BI bust foreign KFR group; 45 suspected kidnappers arrested

Police, BI bust foreign KFR group; 45 suspected kidnappers arrested Fortunately for her, the Philippine National Police's Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG) was already there looking for her, as the rescue operation had commenced on Monday night. The Philippine National Police's Anti-Kidnapping Group (AKG) director Glenn Dumlao told The Straits Times of Singapore: "She was surprised when after her shouts, police were already there". [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron 'loves holding my hand'

Emmanuel Macron 'loves holding my hand' The office of Gen. Pierre de Villiers, chief of staff of the armed forces, said he submitted his resignation to Macron at a security council meeting Wednesday. The Bastille Day celebrations also marked the 100-year anniversary of the American entrance into World War I and underlined the longevity of the relationship between the USA and France. [Full Article...]

Sen. Flake comes to defense of Muslim Democrat hoping to unseat him

Sen. Flake comes to defense of Muslim Democrat hoping to unseat him Abboud, who wears a hijab, converted to Islam in 1998 (she was previously a Southern Baptist.) Abboud started and served as president of the Arizona chapter of the Council of American Islamic Relations, and was the director of the Muslim American Society's Freedom Foundation. [Full Article...]

Yemen civilian death toll in Saudi-led airstrike reaches 20

Yemen civilian death toll in Saudi-led airstrike reaches 20 The officials said the toll is expected to rise, with several women and children in critical condition. Local sources say that Tuesday's attack targeted an area west of the city of Taiz, where a number of displaced families have sought safety. [Full Article...]

N brings new documents whenever case nears conclusion: Sheikh Rasheed

N brings new documents whenever case nears conclusion: Sheikh Rasheed The agreement with Gulf Steel Mills has also been presented in the new documents. On Thursday, the Supreme Court's Panama case implementation bench observed that prima facie, the case relates to submission of forged documents. The documents contain two letters sent to the JIT. "Will not hesitate to foil any attempt on the part of the ruling party to influence and undermine the dignity and pr... [Full Article...]

Only in New York: Man with machete fights man carrying trash can

Only in New York: Man with machete fights man carrying trash can Roman allegedly flashed a gun clip at the pedestrian, and things went downhill from there. Update: The New York Post reports that "Cops say the faceoff at Broadway at West 94th Street started when one of the men, a 35-year-old, was walking along the street looking at his phone and driver Louis Roman, 40, made a comment about him not paying attention and threatened him by flashing a gun clip"... [Full Article...]

UK's Liberal Democrats make Vince Cable party leader

UK's Liberal Democrats make Vince Cable party leader In his leadership manifesto, Cable said: "We are the only party that can represent the millions of liberal-minded people alarmed by the direction this country is taking: people, whether they voted remain or leave, who hate the intolerance, xenophobia and division that the Brexit vote unleashed". [Full Article...]

Israeli Metal Detectors Intercept Muslim Prayers to Allah

Israeli Metal Detectors Intercept Muslim Prayers to Allah Arab News referring to an Elaph report said: "Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised U.S. officials that he had chose to restore the status quo at the mosque which is what the Muslim world and the residents of Jerusalem have been demanding". [Full Article...]

Read The Full Text Of 911 Calls In The Minneapolis Shooting

Read The Full Text Of 911 Calls In The Minneapolis Shooting As they drove down the alley in their police vehicle, Harrity heard a loud sound that startled him, the officer told state investigators. That man stopped and watched as officers attended to Damond. She died at the scene. Neither his camera nor his partner's was turned on, deepening the mystery of how such a shooting could have happened. For days, Ruszczyk's family and the mayor of Minneapolis h... [Full Article...]

US Implementing Iranian Nuclear Deal 'Very Badly' - Moscow

This is while the measures are said to be a violation of the nuclear deal signed between Iran and the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council - the United States , Britain, France, China and Russian Federation - plus Germany on July 14, 2015. [Full Article...]

On hot mic, Israeli PM raps 'crazy' European Union, admits Syria strikes

On hot mic, Israeli PM raps 'crazy' European Union, admits Syria strikes Pointing towards Israel's growing technological collaborations with India and China, without such conditions, Netanyahu emphasised that Chinese President Xi Jinping called Israel an "innovation giant". "We did it dozens of times", he said, as quoted by Haaretz. Both about Europe's security and Europe's economic future. Israel, Netanyahu said sought cooperation with Europe, but that Western Europ... [Full Article...]

Venezuelan Army Backs President Maduro Against American 'Interference'

Venezuelan Army Backs President Maduro Against American 'Interference' Trump, like his predecessor Barack Obama , confronts the hard task of managing the long-toxic relationship between the two countries. A senior administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said in a briefing for reporters Tuesday that "the President told us to consider all options, so options are on the table" but declined to provide any details. [Full Article...]

SC restaurant workers arrested after allegedly throwing newborn baby in trash

SC restaurant workers arrested after allegedly throwing newborn baby in trash Police say they responded to La Parilla on Market Point Dr. for a newborn in cardiac arrest on July 12. When officers arrived at the restaurant, they were told by the baby's mother, her boyfriend, grandmother, and at least two employees that the woman had given birth in the restroom. [Full Article...]

Mexico announces new laptop, tablet security on U.S. flights

Mexico announces new laptop, tablet security on U.S. flights The advisories come in response to new enhanced screenings for travelers from Mexico and Canada , implemented by the Department of Homeland Security. "We have reason to be concerned about attempts by terrorist groups to circumvent aviation security", the statement reads. USA officials have said the Middle East electronics ban was based on specific intelligence about terrorists growing skills of h... [Full Article...]

European Union weighs sanctions over Polish judiciary changes

European Union weighs sanctions over Polish judiciary changes It is the latest in a raft of bills that critics say are wiping out judicial independence. The bill, which will now go to the upper house on Friday after being passed by 235 votes to 192, will see all Supreme Court judges forced into retirement. [Full Article...]

State Dept: Iran remains top state sponsor of terrorism

Terrorist attacks and fatalities from terrorism declined globally in 2016 from levels seen in 2015, the US State Department said on Wednesday in a report. "Iran views the Assad regime in Syria as a crucial ally and Syria and Iraq as crucial routes to supply weapons to Hizballah, Iran's primary terrorist partner", the report reads . [Full Article...]

China ready to attack India!

China ready to attack India! She said, "As long as it was between China and Bhutan, we had nothing to do with it". In the first exhaustive Indian comments on the border row, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj accused China of "unilaterally" trying to change the status quo at the tri-junction on the frontier with Bhutan. [Full Article...]

German FM's remarks on Turkey unfortunate, aimed at internal politics

German FM's remarks on Turkey unfortunate, aimed at internal politics The foreign office's travel warning states that Turkey had breached its global commitments by denying consular access to German citizens on pre-trial arrest. The list, forwarded to Germany several weeks ago, names the vehicle maker Daimler and chemical company BASF as backers of terrorism, but also includes a Turkish fast food restaurant and a late-night food store. [Full Article...]


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