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by | July 15, 2018 | 02:51

Israel said it carried out the airstrike after Hamas fired dozens of rockets into Israel throughout the day, threatening to trigger an all-out war after weeks of growing tensions along the volatile border. Hamas's Barhoum said the group was responsible for the barrage against Israel and that it was carried out "in response to the Israeli air strikes".

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:43

Webb apologizes, saying she was late for work, and Brown tells her to turn off the vehicle and hand over her keys. Noting the pavement was wet, Brown made a decision to add a charge of reckless driving, but both noted Wilson did not have speed detection in her vehicle or tickets.

by | July 15, 2018 | 03:06

Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) who said: "Trump must immediately cancel his planned summit with Vladimir Putin until Russian Federation demonstrates its willingness to come back into the community of nations that respect the rule of law, legal norms and democratic institutions".

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:32

He said "the deal she is striking is a much different deal than the one the people voted on". "And unfortunately there was a story that was done, which was, you know, generally fine", Trump said . The POTUS recently told The Sun of meeting the royal: "She is a tremendous woman. And I said to him, 'This special relationship is better than ever, ' and he said, 'It is.' I could see the chemistry between them was very good", Ruddy said.

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:25

Dr Harris was considered essential to the rescue efforts in Thailand because of his unique skills as a medical retrieval expert and his 30 years cave-diving experience. "Stubborn, strong of back and oblivious to pain: These are the qualities of the exploration cave diver!" Dr Harris was praised by Thai and Australian authorities for his key role in helping manage the rescue.

by | July 15, 2018 | 02:44

Beijing vowed to retaliate with its own tariffs. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urged lawmakers to support Corker's resolution but also pass "actual legislation" requiring congressional consent for the tariffs. Lawmakers involved in that effort may choose to ignore the direction. "This is a vote for Congress to assume its rightful role". Before the vote, a group affiliated with billionaire industrialist Charles Koch said it supported the measure - another indication of how the issue has ...

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:43

When asked at a news conference on Friday whether he would tell Putin to stay out of USA elections, Trump said "yes". U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he walks on the course of his golf resort, in Turnberry, Scotland July 14, 2018.

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:58

Trump said that May's "soft" blueprint for the UK's future dealings with the European Union would probably "kill" any future trade deals with the US. He also praised one of May's political rivals, former foreign secretary Boris Johnson , who resigned from her government in protest this week. In an uproarious trip to Europe, Trump harangued members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, scolded Germany for its dependence on Russian energy and shocked Britain by ...

by | July 15, 2018 | 01:41

It accuses Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas of seeking to use the protests as cover for attacks against Israel. Hamas was quick in retaliatory attacks against Israeli positions in the occupied Palestinian territories when it launched 90 rockets.

by | July 14, 2018 | 05:24

The bombing was the biggest attack in Pakistan in more than a year and the third incident of election-related violence this week. Durrani, the Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) candidate, survived the attack. Mr Khan, who hopes to become the next prime minister, condemned Friday's attack against his opponent, Mr Durrani. Days earlier a bombing claimed by the Pakistani Taliban targeted a rally by the Awami National Party (ANP) in the city of Peshawar on Tuesday.

by | July 14, 2018 | 04:14

U.S. officials released a list of thousands of Chinese imports the administration wants to hit with the new tariffs, including hundreds of food products as well as tobacco, chemicals, coal, steel and aluminum. Some US business groups and senior lawmakers were quick to criticise the move. Connelly called the USA and China strategy of "placing unwarranted tariffs" on seafood products "misguided", and warned that it will "only hurt workers and consumers in their own countries".

by | July 14, 2018 | 04:48

There might have been a considerable lack of disrespectful fanfare when USA president Donald Trump was in Singapore last month, but Londoners, as it would appear, have a particularly in-your-face way of expressing themselves. Grant continued: "We may be a small country, but we're a great one too". The National Police Chiefs Council, which is responsible for the deployment of police during large-scale events, said demand is "particularly high" this week as forces work together to provide ...

by | July 14, 2018 | 04:43

In that realm, they should have no more weight than the opinion polling Lahren cites in support of keeping Roe . The institute says nine other states have laws specifically protecting abortion rights. The Court famously upheld the federal Partial-Birth Abortion Ban in 2007. CHANG: Out of all the regulations you've listed, how many of them are getting challenged in court now and could very quickly end up before the Supreme Court even next term? Some women may not know they are pregnant ...

by | July 14, 2018 | 03:38

The man, who had reported his auto stolen, had his vehicle returned to him. It's awful to have your vehicle stolen in general but it's even worse when it's stolen by complete accident. That car's owner had also been shopping in Walmart before realising his vehicle had vanished. Yes, the cops were involved, but luckily, they chose not to arrest or press charges against the woman.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:44

The NATO Secretary General announced that in future the Alliance will be able to quickly transfer troops from the USA and Canada to Europe if necessary. Trump has threatened to pull out of the alliance entirely if other member nations don't pony up. "The US is spending many times more than any other country in order to protect them", Trump tweeted on Wednesday.

by | July 14, 2018 | 03:25

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members have committed to spending at least 2 per cent of their national income on defence by 2024, though the terms allow for stretching that in some cases to 2030. Trump's comments came in a wide-ranging news conference after a special meeting on defense spending. As the July 16 Helsinki summit approaches, U.S.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:54

He said they survived by drinking clean water dripping into the cave. He spoke of how the British diving team, which also included John Volanthen, Chris Jewel, Jason Mallinson, Connor Roe, Josh Bratchley, Jim Warny, Mike Clayton and Gary Mitchell - all highly-trained cave divers - felt as they headed to the rescue mission.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:35

The Canadian Press Ontario Premier Doug Ford casts a ballot during the election for the new Speaker of the Ontario Legislative Assembly at Queen's Park, in Toronto on July 11, 2018. Ontario's new Progressive Conservative government played up key campaign promises Thursday in its first throne speech, which also included more recent policy pledges but no new announcements.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:23

A year after fueling doubts about whether Washington would defend allies who refuse to pay their fair share, Trump launched into the two-day summit in Brussels by berating Germany, among others. Just a few hours before he was due to leave for Britain, Mr Trump had more to say apparently - and he said it. When pressed about the specifics of the agreement reported by Trump , the secretary general simply said the allies had agreed to "redouble our efforts" with "a new sense of ...

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:47

The Queen and the other royals watched Typhoons form the shape of the number 100 in the sky, before the Red Arrows, the RAF's aerobatic team, concluded the show, vapour-trailing the red, white and blue of the Union Jack flag. He said: 'I'm delighted and privileged to be christening Prince Louis today - a precious child made in God's image, just as we all are. Retired and serving members of the RAF were also there, along with the Chief of the Defense Staff, General Sir Nick Carter, and ...

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:41

An inspector general report blamed Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page for creating an appearance of impropriety through their texts but found that the outcome of the Clinton investigation was not tainted by bias. But Republicans insisted Strzok's testimony showed the extent to which bias infected the Russian Federation inquiry. Strzok has met with members of the House Judiciary Committee privately , but his hearing scheduled for Thursday is open.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:12

The special counsel Robert Mueller's team is prosecuting Manafort on over 20 charges between two different trials - one in Virginia in July, and another set for mid-September in Washington , DC. In monitored phone calls at the Northern Neck Regional Jail in Warsaw, Va., Manafort has told others he is being treated like a "VIP," the government team added.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:04

The suspects, according to the indictment , were attached to two military divisions of Russia's Main Intelligence Directorate, known as the GRU - Unit 26165 and Unit 74455. Clinton and her campaign argue that the emails were personal in nature and not work-related, lamenting that they did not delete the emails after receiving a congressional subpoena from the House Select Committee on Benghazi.

by | July 14, 2018 | 02:25

President Trump promised that if Kim did axe its nukes, the United States would help the impoverished nation build up its economy and open itself up to the world. The goal of Pompeo's latest trip to Pyongyang was to negotiate the details of the nuclear agreement Trump signed along with Kim. Trump posted the Korean and English versions of the letter on Twitter, describing it as a " a very nice note from Chairman Kim of North Korea ".

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:09

On Sunday, he will meet with the Hungarian prime minister, emir of Qatar, and will have talks with the leaders of the World Cup finalist nations, namely the presidents of France and Croatia, and with President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:36

The US president attacked Sadiq Khan , the Greater London Authority, suggesting he was a "terrible mayor" who had "done a very bad job on terrorism" by allowing so many migrants to come to the city. The President is racist. With the queen in the middle, the Trumps seemed to tower over the monarch, who stands roughly 5-foot-3. Rupa Huq, MP for Ealing Central and Acton said the president's comments were Islamophobic.

by | July 14, 2018 | 01:05

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that he backed Goodlatte's efforts to secure Page's testimony. That deposition had been intended by Republicans to set the stage for an open hearing scheduled by the same panels on Thursday with FBI Agent Peter Strzok , with whom she had a romantic relationship.

by | July 14, 2018 | 00:37

While Trump's trip was not a full state visit, he has been given red carpet treatment and is scheduled to have tea later with Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle, where her grandson Prince Harry married USA actress Meghan Markle in May. Concerning Brexit, Trump said, "I would have done it much differently. Now he might not like the current president, but I represent the United States".

by | July 13, 2018 | 05:08

At least one Canadian plane has been assigned to the search, but officials with the Vancouver-Island-based Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre says it is not handling the case since it happened in USA waters. Tuesday by "a breeze coming from the balcony door cracked open" and discovered her husband missing, the Coast Guard said in one of several early-morning tweets about the rescue effort.

by | July 13, 2018 | 04:30

The arrangements for the shifting of the convicts to Adiala jail through helicopter have been completed, while a letter has also been dispatched to accountability court (AC) judge Muhammad Bashir to reach Adiala jail on July 13. In this regard, the PML-N has asked different wings of the party to bring maximum people to the Lahore airport on July 13. While addressing a press conference here in London on Wednesday he said, " I am leaving Kalsoom Nawaz behind to return Pakistan".

by | July 13, 2018 | 04:11

It was not clear whether he was serious about a new standard or whether he was using the number as a negotiating tactic to edge overall spending higher and get European nations to pay more . His mother, Mary Anne MacLeod Trump, was born in the Western Isles and emigrated to the United States when she was 18. "It becomes extremely important not just to stand and show that we are ready to fight for our values and demonstrate that strength of convictions ...

by | July 13, 2018 | 03:11

There are reports the plane was one of the sightseeing flights that are popular in the region. In addition, Rios said, the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad had chartered four helicopters to assist the Coast Guard. The pilot was flying from Prince of Wales Island and bound for Ketchikan when the crash occurred, according to the Troopers. "This one had a good outcome so far", he said.

by | July 13, 2018 | 03:30

The three-time PM was found guilty in the Avenfield corruption case - pertaining to the ownership of four flats in the posh Avenfield House in London, charges which were revealed in the Panama Papers scandal. "After continued raids of National Accountability Bureau (NAB) at his houses in Abbotabad, Mansehra and Haripur, Captain Safdar chose to surrender before NAB", NAB said.

by | July 13, 2018 | 03:22

GETTYThe US President said the other members have agreed an unprecedented increase in defence spending. He also said he thought spending of 4 percent on defense - similar to the USA level - would be the right level. One official said the morning meeting Thursday was taking place against the backdrop of Trump threatening allies to "go it alone" unless if they agree to increase their defense budgets immediately.

by | July 13, 2018 | 02:50

Officer Patrick Connor had been placed on desk duty pending an investigation into the matter, and was scheduled to attend a hearing with his bosses on Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times reported . "We might start with the fine example presented by Mia Irizarry and her family, who handled this ugly incident with great composure, never stooping to the level of the man who attacked her".