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Officer shoots armed former student at IL high school

Officer shoots armed former student at IL high school Police Chief Steven Howell said the officer confronted the suspect, a 19-year-old male who was a former student, near the school's west gym. "We are forever indebted to his courage and bravery". The officer followed the suspect who shot at him several times during the pursuit, but did not manage to strike the officer. The suspect was taken into custody, Howell said. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation favored Trump in 2016, Senate panel says, breaking with House GOP

Russian Federation favored Trump in 2016, Senate panel says, breaking with House GOP The gathering was brokered and attended by Rob Goldstone, a colorful music promoter who represented Russian pop star Emin Agalarov, the son of oligarch Aras Agalarov, who asked him to set it up on Veselnitskaya's behalf. Also, if this meeting wasn't a problem, why did his father advise on Don Jr.'s statement through Hicks, rather than directly? He testified he was promised dirt on candidate Hil... [Full Article...]

Trump hosts sanctuary state roundtable at the White House

Trump hosts sanctuary state roundtable at the White House Trump on Wednesday met with more than a dozen conservative California officials and sheriffs who oppose the state's Democrat-led efforts to block local law enforcement's cooperation with federal immigration authorities. President", he said in a tweet. "No matter how hard you try, you can't strip away their humanity". "We, the citizens of the fifth largest economy in the world, are not impressed"... [Full Article...]

Facebook goes after apps that access its users' data, suspends 200

Facebook goes after apps that access its users' data, suspends 200 United Kingdom committees can compel witnesses (other than the monarchy, government ministers, MPs and Lords members) within the United Kingdom to attend and answer questions, according to think tank The Institute for Government . Rebecca Stimson, head of public policy for Facebook in the United Kingdom, said in a letter to Collins that the Facebook founder had no plans to travel to the Unite... [Full Article...]

Pilot 'sucked out of cockpit window' heroically lands plane after windshield blowout

Pilot 'sucked out of cockpit window' heroically lands plane after windshield blowout Sichuan Airlines 3U8633 was en route from Chongqing in south-west China to Lhasa in Tibet when the incident happened. Pilot Liu Chuanjian told Chinese media that the aircraft, an Airbus A319 , had just reached cruising altitude of 32,000ft when there was a bang in the cockpit and he realised that the right-hand side of the windscreen was gone. [Full Article...]

Former Aston Villa footballer dies in auto crash

Former Aston Villa footballer dies in auto crash Former Aston Villa , Bolton and England Under 21s defender Jlloyd Samuel has died in a vehicle crash at the age of 37. Samuel, 37, was returning home in England after dropping his kids off at school before the tragedy. Although his application was rejected by Federation Internationale de Football Association because he was over 21 at the time, he later represented the country of his birth. [Full Article...]

JFK's National Police Week: Candlelight Vigil honors fallen Peace Officers

JFK's National Police Week: Candlelight Vigil honors fallen Peace Officers In 2018 to date, 53 police officers have been killed in the line of duty, including three from New York State. 'These are special people, ' the president said during a tribute to fallen officers at the Capitol on Tuesday , as he met with family members of slain officer Miosotis Familia, who was shot while sitting in her squad auto in the Bronx at the start of her shift on July 5. [Full Article...]

Malaysia PM bans more officials from leaving country amid corruption probe

Malaysia PM bans more officials from leaving country amid corruption probe In an extraordinary volte-face, he threw in his lot with parties that he crushed while in power as they sought to oust Najib, who has been accused of involvement in plundering billions of dollars from sovereign wealth fund 1MDB. The Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah is also paying a visit to the new government - the first foreign leader to do so since PH won the May 9 polls. [Full Article...]

17 killed, booths torched in West Bengal panchayat polls

17 killed, booths torched in West Bengal panchayat polls The Supreme Court had set aside Calcutta High Court order that had asked West Bengal Election Commission to accept nominations rural polls e-mails on May 10. Another Trinamool worker died in South Dinajpur's Tapan. While the ruling Trinamool Congress has been doing consistently well in polls at all levels for the last few years, the main suspense has in recent past centred around which pol... [Full Article...]

Imran lashes out at Nawaz Sharif over Mumbai attacks statement

Imran lashes out at Nawaz Sharif over Mumbai attacks statement The hard reality is that while he was aware of the conspiracy behind the attacks, he made no efforts for completion of 26/11-related cases in Pakistan during his tenure later as Prime Minister. "[The] NSC meeting suggested to [the] prime minister to discuss recent misleading media statement regarding Bombay incident". "In the light of this admission, it is about time for the worldwide commun... [Full Article...]

ADNOC Ships First Cargo For Indian Strategic Oil Reserve At Mangalore

ADNOC Ships First Cargo For Indian Strategic Oil Reserve At Mangalore While talking about important discussions that took place between India and the UAE, he further said that they are planning to set up a food corridor on the demand of UAE. "We are also happy that they are supporting their families back home in India", Hamli told ANI in Dubai. "As in the past, our full potential will be accelerated through value-adding partnerships, so we are extending an invitat... [Full Article...]

US, UAE Announce Disruption of Iranian Money Laundering Scheme

US, UAE Announce Disruption of Iranian Money Laundering Scheme Treasury Secretary, Steven Mnuchin said in a statement that the penalties targeted those who had funnelled millions of dollars to Iran's military. The Treasury Department said one of the companies sanctioned was also involved in retrieving oil revenue from foreign bank accounts held by the Iranian central bank for IRGC-QF activities. [Full Article...]

Dame Tessa Jowell dies aged 70

Dame Tessa Jowell dies aged 70 Dame Tessa, who was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2017, died on Saturday aged 70 following a haemorrhage. The former cabinet minister died at home on Saturday evening after being diagnosed with a brain tumour a year ago. Dame Tessa was appointed Deputy Mayor of the Olympic Village in recognition for her efforts in getting London the Games. Sarah Lindsell , CEO of the Brain Tumour Charity, sa... [Full Article...]

USA tech giants join AI committee at The White House

USA tech giants join AI committee at The White House Made up of the "most senior R&D officials" from across the federal government, it aims to "improve the coordination of Federal efforts related to AI to ensure continued US leadership in this field". "It's been a huge missed opportunity up until this point", said Robert Seamans, a White House economist during the Obama administration who now teaches at the NYU Stern School of Business. [Full Article...]

Ready to restart nuclear programme: Iran

No regime loyalists would dare say it, especially to an American reporter, but Iranians are furious with their own government's failure to deliver basics like electricity, water and decent wages. "The extent to which we can keep this deal alive.is something we need to discuss with Iran ", said Merkel, who earlier spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the issue. [Full Article...]

Ireland finally make Test debut after opening day washout against Pakistan

Ireland finally make Test debut after opening day washout against Pakistan Ul-Haq, nephew of legendary Pakistan captain Inzamam, did not appear to suffer too many after-effects although it did take him 16 balls to get off the mark before he drove Murtagh stylishly for four through the off side. After Pakistan had lost their openers in consecutive deliveries in the opening session, Asad Shafiq and Haris Sohail had stabilized the innings with some slow progress. [Full Article...]

Gove expresses doubts about Brexit customs plan

Gove expresses doubts about Brexit customs plan Environment Secretary Michael Gove, a leading pro-Brexit campaigner, said her customs partnership idea had "flaws", though he also acknowledged that neither plan was flawless. Regulations would also have to be aligned to a significant extent. "This means there can be no hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland, or between Northern Ireland and the rest of the U.K.", May wrote. [Full Article...]

Bolton: US Could Sanction European Companies Doing Business With Iran

Bolton: US Could Sanction European Companies Doing Business With Iran In a separate interview on CNN's " State of the Union ", he said Iran's economic condition is "really quite shaky", so the impact of sanctions "could be dramatic". Bolton, who has in political circles, a reputation as a "hawk" claimed that USA sanctions will be a decisive argument and convince Europe to reconsider a deal with Iran. [Full Article...]

Israeli Airstrikes In Syria Killed 19 Iranians This Week, War Monitor Says

Israeli Airstrikes In Syria Killed 19 Iranians This Week, War Monitor Says The argument involved global repercussions for firing the missiles, as well as diplomacy with European countries, Russian Federation and China over the nuclear deal. The two countries were the main allies of the United States in the region, and Iranian oil was shipped to Israel during the 1973 war. Hostile rhetoric has escalated over the decades since. [Full Article...]

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad seeks immediate pardon for Anwar Ibrahim

Malaysia's Mahathir Mohamad seeks immediate pardon for Anwar Ibrahim There is little doubt that royalty has readily concurred with his plan of action, one that reaffirms the truism that there are no permanent enemies in politics ~ "The king has indicated he is willing to pardon Anwar immediately", said Mahathir. [Full Article...]


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