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US Navy ship fires warning shots as Iranian vessel makes unsafe approach

US Navy ship fires warning shots as Iranian vessel makes unsafe approach The Iranian ship did not respond to radio calls, flares and horn blasts as it came within 150 yards (137 meters) of the Thunderbolt, forcing the USA sailors aboard to fire the warning shots, McConnaughey said. defense official said, adding that the Iranian ship then stopped approaching the U.S. ship but lingered in the area for some hours. In January , the USS Mahan destroyer fired warning sh... [Full Article...]

Almost half of Republicans believe Trump won the popular vote in November

Almost half of Republicans believe Trump won the popular vote in November Clinton's friends told The Hill that she is ready to put the whole story out there. Each side in our divided electorate seems to believe its point of view is supported by the facts and that the opposition only wants to deny, obscure or downplay the "real" issues. [Full Article...]

Three-year-old twins drown in backyard pool on Long Island

Three-year-old twins drown in backyard pool on Long Island She called 911 and started CPR on her son. The house changed hands late past year to a corporate owner, and officials said some work was done on the pool area this spring. Laura Alvarez, 47, of Amityville, who was working as a baby-sitter at another Holly Court home Wednesday morning, said she heard about the drownings and saw police on the street. [Full Article...]

France's Macron meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace

France's Macron meets Rihanna at the Elysee Palace Riri was in the French capital, Paris , to discuss funding for global education on behalf of her non-profit organisation, Clara Lionel Foundation . "We focused on the topic of education from global aspects". And it doesn't stop there. Over the years, Rihanna has become quite the philanthropist, using her fame to influence positive change in the world and bring attention to important issue... [Full Article...]

Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine

Israel dismantles metal detectors from key Jerusalem shrine Mahmoud Aloul, a senior official in Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement, said yesterday that any changes to the previous security arrangements were unacceptable. The compound houses al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock shrine, Islam's third holiest site after Mecca and Medina, but also the ruins of the Biblical Jewish Temple. [Full Article...]

Rada: Saakashvili deprived of Ukrainian citizenship

Rada: Saakashvili deprived of Ukrainian citizenship Ukrinform learnt this from the Presidential Administration. Georgia's ex-president and former Ukrainian governor Mikheil Saakashvili vowed Thursday he would fight for the right to return to Ukraine after it stripped him of citizenship, APA reports quoting sputniknews. [Full Article...]

US Secretary of State Tillerson quashes resignation rumors

US Secretary of State Tillerson quashes resignation rumors To make matters worse, Tillerson was reportedly never that keen on taking the position from the beginning, as he had been planning for retirement at the time Trump offered him the job. CNN's John King reported on Monday that Tillerson has a growing list of differences with the White House, including a new debate over Iran policy and personnel. [Full Article...]

Village council orders revenge rape of teenage girl

Village council orders revenge rape of teenage girl The council apparently ordered the person who complained to rape the sister of the accused to punish him - which police say the man did. "My daughter [.] was cutting grass in the fields on July 16, 2017, at around 2pm when. So-called "honor" crimes are common in some rural areas of Pakistan . However, they are illegal and have been condemned for a series of controversial rulings - including ord... [Full Article...]

Love Island final date revealed

Love Island final date revealed While Mike didn't seem keen, commenting: "Olivia will never get near me again", in Thursday's show she admitted she wasn't ready to rule out a reunion. "But after that I backed right off from Tyla and let her make her own decisions and clear her own head - so I think if anything that shows I wasn't controlling". [Full Article...]

Burundian Teens Missing After US Robotics Competition

Burundian Teens Missing After US Robotics Competition The search for the teens is ongoing, but police have no indication of foul play in their disappearance, said Aquita Brown, a spokeswoman for police in Washington, D.C. "I just tried to build some kind of trust, hoping they were just rumors", he said. What could six Burundian teenagers be running from? The team's slogan in Kirundi is "Ugushaka Nugushobora", which translates roughly to "where ther... [Full Article...]

Foxconn will build factory in Wisconsin, White House invitation says

Foxconn will build factory in Wisconsin, White House invitation says Last month, a ranking Foxconn executive confirmed the company is considering at least five states for its blockbuster investment - Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. The taxpayer-funded package could exceed $1 billion in Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported this week. 27 News has reached out to the governor's office, as well as representatives of Assembly... [Full Article...]

House Overwhelmingly Approves New Russia Sanctions

House Overwhelmingly Approves New Russia Sanctions The state-owned bank is under USA sanctions and is a focus of US intelligence agencies' scrutiny. And the fourth encounter, according to Kushner's statement , is a meeting with Sergey Gorkov. But he said Moscow would wait until the sanctions became law before fully analysing them and deciding how to respond. Kushner says he "did not collude with Russian Federation". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom to ban petrol and diesel cars from 2040 - here's why

United Kingdom to ban petrol and diesel cars from 2040 - here's why Announcing the decision, Environment Minister Michael Gove described the ban as part of the government's plan to get fossil fuel-cars off the roads altogether by 2050. As South African-born Elon Musk gears up to launch the much-anticipated production version of the more affordable Tesla Model 3 electric auto on Friday this week, Europe is waking up to the future. [Full Article...]

Finally, N'Assembly passes controversial Peace Corps bill

Finally, N'Assembly passes controversial Peace Corps bill The Senate decision was sequel to the advice by its committee on judiciary, human rights and legal matters for the adoption of the Conference Committee Report. Ayinde said the volunteers came out to appreciate the Senate and the House of Representatives for the passage of the bill and promised to continue to make positive impact in ensuring a better society and peaceful Nigeria. [Full Article...]

Two women shot dead at Northland house

Two women shot dead at Northland house The third person injured in the shooting is in a stable condition in Whangarei hospital. Police used tear gas at the address and the offender fired several shots at staff. "We still have a number of inquiries to make to begin to understand the tragedy that has unfolded today", Mr Le Prou said. "Then we heard all these shots", the witness who did not want to be named said. [Full Article...]

Spalletti hopes for Perisic stay

Spalletti hopes for Perisic stay United are odds-on to land him before the transfer window slams shut. A deal with Inter is understood to be close, whilst they have already opened up dialogue with Chelsea . "Perisic has a valid contract [until 2020] and he has got to respect this", Spalletti told a news conference in Singapore. The United boss said: "I don't know what will happen, honestly". [Full Article...]

Speaker Ryan: Mueller is 'anything but' a Dem partisan

Speaker Ryan: Mueller is 'anything but' a Dem partisan Brennan said . Last week, Mr Trump said he never would have appointed Mr Sessions as his Attorney-General had he known he'd recuse himself, saying this was "very unfair to the President" . "It appears clear that his team is reviewing with him and actively preparing for this possibility", Bob Bauer, former White House Counsel under President Obama, wrote in the. [Full Article...]

US ambassador reports progress on new North Korea sanctions

US ambassador reports progress on new North Korea sanctions A Foreign Ministry spokesman said slightest sign of attempt to remove the supreme leadership will be responded by a "merciless blow at the heart of the U.S. A third official, who also spoke on condition of anonymity, said that even if Pyongyang develops a workable ICBM from its "tinker-toy mix of old Russian missiles", it would pose a threat to the United States and its allies only if North Kore... [Full Article...]

Senate committee subpoenas former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort

Senate committee subpoenas former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort Manafort, is set to appear at a senate hearing on Wednesday, Politico reported . Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr, has released emails that showed he welcomed the prospect of receiving damaging information at the meeting about Democratic rival Hillary Clinton . [Full Article...]

Germany to examine US-Russia sanctions package

Germany to examine US-Russia sanctions package On July 25, the House of Representatives of the US Congress a bill to impose new sanctions against Russia , Iran and the DPRK (419 votes for, 3 against). Dmitry Peskov, Putin's spokesman and mouthpiece, said: "The attitude to this (law) will be formed on the basis of a thorough analysis, and the decision (on how to respond) will certainly be taken by the head of state, President Putin. [Full Article...]


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