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US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship

US Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian ship Navy patrol boat fired warning shots toward an Iranian Navy ship in the northern part of the Persian Gulf on July 25 after the Iranian vessel came within 140 meters of the U.S. CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter and turned its spotlight on the amphibious assault ship USS Bataan . The Iranian vessel appeared to be from Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ( IRGC ), the official said, addi... [Full Article...]

Post-Brexit trade deals 'threaten UK's animal welfare standards'

Post-Brexit trade deals 'threaten UK's animal welfare standards' The intervention came as International Trade Secretary Liam Fox became involved in a controversy over whether chlorine-washed chickens would be allowed into the British market under any post-Brexit UK-US trade deal as he held economic talks in Washington. [Full Article...]

Erdogan: Turkey not to abandon purchase of S-400 system

Erdogan: Turkey not to abandon purchase of S-400 system Relations between the two countries have turned increasingly hostile this year after Turkey arrested a German-Turkish journalist in February and Germany refused to allow Turkish ministers to campaign for expatriate Turks' votes before a referendum giving Erdogan sweeping powers in April. [Full Article...]

Trump appears to confirm ending classified Central Intelligence Agency program in Syria

Trump appears to confirm ending classified Central Intelligence Agency program in Syria Analysts have said that the latest remarks by USA officials regarding the Syrian regime of President Bashar Al-Assad suggests that Washington is taking a stricter line as a result of his ongoing rights violations, Al-Watan.com reported on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Swiss chainsaw attacker evades police search

Swiss chainsaw attacker evades police search He was convicted on weapons violations in 2014 and 2016. Two customers were treated for shock after they witnessed the attack, and another person was slightly injured during the subsequent police operation. The suspect's vehicle, a white Volkswagen, has been found but he remains on the run and is presumed risky, although not necessarily armed, ATS said, quoting police. [Full Article...]

McCain's return to Senate injects momentum into GOP healthcare battle

McCain's return to Senate injects momentum into GOP healthcare battle That would open up debate on an Obamacare repeal and/or replacement plan. "We're not quite there yet", said John Cornyn, the second-ranking Senate Republican . Senators will vote on a procedural motion to start a debate on a health care bill. Republican Sens. Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.) and Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) have also expressed reservations about various versions of the... [Full Article...]

Why is China reinforcing its border with North Korea?

Why is China reinforcing its border with North Korea? The North in 2014 marked the armistice anniversary by firing a Scud-B short-range missile on July 26. The current situation around North Korea's nuclear program indicates that the clock is ticking for the USA on when it will have to make up its mind to either tacitly accept the fact that Pyongyang has nuclear weapons or use force, leading Japanese expert on security policy and analyst at the Sas... [Full Article...]

Parents prepare to return to return to court over sick baby

The 11-month-old British infant has a rare mitochondrial disease and brain damage. The legal case over his care has been in various British courts since March. Doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital say that the treatment won't help and could cause the child pain. They had devoted five months to fight to have Charlie, who suffers from the rare condition mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome, tra... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he has 'complete power' to pardon amid Russian Federation probes

Donald Trump says he has 'complete power' to pardon amid Russian Federation probes Trump tweeted Saturday: "While all agree the U. S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us". Schiff said he'd also be anxious if Trump wants Sessions out so he can name a new attorney general to supervise Mueller's investigation. "A new INTELLIGENCE LEAK from the Amazon Washington Post , this time against A.G. [Full Article...]

Kushner's Amended Financial Filing Shows Sprawling Assets

Kushner's Amended Financial Filing Shows Sprawling Assets Jared Kushner revised his financial disclosure forms on Friday to include 77 assets he "inadvertently omitted " when filling out the paperwork the first time around. Kushner, the 36-year-old commercial real estate magnate whose marriage to Trump's eldest daughter has thrust the otherwise inexperienced diplomat into the center of United States foreign relations, now wields a hefty foreign affai... [Full Article...]

Saudi-led bloc blacklists 18 organizations, individuals linked to Qatar

Saudi-led bloc blacklists 18 organizations, individuals linked to Qatar Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, and Bahrain, announced in a joint statement overnight placing new Libyan entities on the black list - the list of terrorist organisations funded by Qatar - as part of what they described their commitment to fighting terror. [Full Article...]

Activists blame life in captivity for baby orca's death at SeaWorld

Activists blame life in captivity for baby orca's death at SeaWorld No other whales in her pod have shown signs of infection, SeaWorld said, adding that pneumonia is "one of the most common causes of morbidity or illness in whales and dolphins, both in the wild and in aquariums". She had been under 24-hour watch and had been hand fed to supplement her nutrition, according to SeaWorld. SeaWorld has 22 orcas left in captivity in the United States. [Full Article...]

Mumbai building collapse: Death toll rises 8; many feared trapped

Around 15-16 families used to reside in the building believed to be constructed 40-50 years ago, sources said. People have been rescued, two have been declared dead and sent to Rajawadi. "As of now out priority is to save people who are trapped", said Mahadeshwar, when asked that the property belong to a Shiv Sainik, who was carrying out illegal adjustment. [Full Article...]

Judge issues preliminary injunction against deportation of hundreds of Iraqis

Judge issues preliminary injunction against deportation of hundreds of Iraqis The extra time assures "that those who might be subjected to grave harm and possible death are not cast out of this country before having their day in court", he wrote in his 34-page order. The ACLU's Kary Moss praised the ruling, saying the Iraqis would face "torture, persecution and death" if they were sent back. Judge Mark Goldsmith's ruling came just hours before a temporary stay was set to... [Full Article...]

New Harry Potter ride coming to Islands of Adventure, replacing Dragon Challenge

New Harry Potter ride coming to Islands of Adventure, replacing Dragon Challenge Hogwarts Castle at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter . Universal's blog described it as "fun for the entire family". Not a lot of details have been released, but Universal says it will be "highly themed" with "a few surprise". "It's going to be the flawless addition to Hogsmeade", Universal writes. If this new coaster can even come close to rivaling those E-ticket rides, Potter fans are in ... [Full Article...]

Mass. Supreme Court Rules State Officers Can't Hold People on ICE Detainers

Mass. Supreme Court Rules State Officers Can't Hold People on ICE Detainers The SJC found that the detention amounted to an arrest, and there is no basis in state law to hold someone on a civil process like an ICE detainer, which does not allege a crime has been committed but states the feds' belief that a person is here without authorization. [Full Article...]

Poland's President to Veto 2 Controversial Bills on Judiciary

Poland's President to Veto 2 Controversial Bills on Judiciary The European Commission last Wednesday gave Poland a week to shelve the reforms , which Brussels says would put courts under direct government control. "I would not like to go back to such a state". "There is no tradition in Poland that the prosecutor general could interfere in any way into works of the Supreme Court", he stressed. [Full Article...]

Crackdown against terror funding by Pak: NIA arrests Hurriyat chief's son-in-law

Crackdown against terror funding by Pak: NIA arrests Hurriyat chief's son-in-law Besides Shah, who is Geelani's son-in-law, the others arrested by the NIA are also close aides of various prominent leaders of the Hurriyat Conference. Calling for a bandh, the Hurriyat Conference said the case was fabricated and the NIA was misleading people. During the raids, the NIA had recovered unaccounted account books, Rs 2 crore in cash and letterheads of banned terrorist groups includ... [Full Article...]

DSP lynching case: 20 people arrested, says IG Kashmir

DSP lynching case: 20 people arrested, says IG Kashmir Khan said investigations were going on expeditiously and more arrests were expected in coming days.Pandith, who was posted outside the Jamia Masjid Srinagar in Nowhatta, on June 23 was lynched to death by a mob. Khan, however, said the murder of the officer was a spontaneous act and did not look like a pre-planned one. Khan said that the slain DySP had fired from his pistol in self-defence whe... [Full Article...]

JNU VC requests government for a battle tank on campus for nationalism

JNU VC requests government for a battle tank on campus for nationalism Jagadesh Kumar told ET on Monday. The event was organised as part of the Human Resource Development Ministry's Vijay Veerta Abhiyan to pay tribute to the Indian Army and the soldiers who died during the Kargil war. The JNUTA said it was "bad enough" that V-Cs were being made to "comply with the government's requirements to demonstrate love for the country through physical symbols". [Full Article...]


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