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Boris Johnson proposes 'Trump-style tax cuts'

Boris Johnson proposes 'Trump-style tax cuts' With Monday marking just 200 days until the UK's exit from the EU, Mr Johnson's successor as Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt pleaded for Tories to get behind Mrs May and the Chequers plan . Mr Johnson used his regular Daily Telegraph column to set out an alternative economic plan, with the hope that tax cuts will provide a boost to the public finances. [Full Article...]

Woman mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage, suffers severe injuries

Woman mistakes dynamite for candle during power outage, suffers severe injuries Home Depot was closed. The family then remembered that there was a box of what they believed to be candles in the basement that had been left by the previous resident, fire officials said. Police later detonated and disposed of it. Authorities say no charges will be pressed because the family says they had no knowledge the illegal explosives were in their home. [Full Article...]

North Korea holds military parade to celebrate 70th anniversary

North Korea holds military parade to celebrate 70th anniversary At the parade staged on the 70th anniversary of the country's founding, North Korea also emphasised its friendship with China, with many political analysts saying Kim is willing to ensure support from Beijing to promote negotiations with Washington. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to Supporters: If You Don't Vote, I Might Get Impeached

Donald Trump to Supporters: If You Don't Vote, I Might Get Impeached It was not clear whether Trump was referring to New Jersey Sen. After about 10 minutes, they told him to leave. President Donald Trump is taking the Washington debate over his Supreme Court nominee to the homes of two red-state Senate Democrats this week, elevating Judge Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation as a political litmus test for voters. [Full Article...]

Botham Jean's killer confirmed as Amber Guyger

Botham Jean's killer confirmed as Amber Guyger Her apartment was not on the same floor as Jean's. A police spokeswoman, Debra Webb, said she did not have further information on the case, including when the officer would be booked into jail. "There is so much rhetoric surrounding this incident". We ask that you work alongside us as we move through this process. His uncle, Ignatius Jean, said the killing has devastated the family and left ... [Full Article...]

No containment yet on fast-moving California wildfire

No containment yet on fast-moving California wildfire Shasta at Mott Road. CHP Officer said that the only alternative route is adding eight hours onto motorist's trips. Morton said the 140-mile detour on Highway 299 to Route 89 has been bumper-to-bumper the entire route. Although the fire was not burning near any large towns, Mr Vacarro said about 280 homes were considered threatened. Flames rising from a truck that has melted to the ground w... [Full Article...]

Fiji: magnitude 7.8 quake rocks coast

Fiji: magnitude 7.8 quake rocks coast Also not declared the tsunami threat. The quake was initially registered as an 8.1 magnitude by USGS but was later downgraded to a 7.8. The USGS said only "light" shaking would have been felt across the Pacific Ocean archipelago ocean. Serious damage is unlikely. The quake has been rated by Global tectonic reports among the largest deep focus earthquakes ever observed and was one of ten ea... [Full Article...]

Scenes of joy as India finally decriminalises gay sex

Scenes of joy as India finally decriminalises gay sex India's government, a broadly right-wing, Hindu nationalist coalition led by the Bharatiya Janata Party, has indicated it will support the Supreme Court in its ruling, but will oppose any attempts by activists to push for further rights. He wrote in his judgment about another breakthrough for LGBTQ rights that came from the Supreme Court of Nepal, in Sunil Babu Pant versus Nepal Government. [Full Article...]

Homeless Samaritan will get cash; couple under investigation

Homeless Samaritan will get cash; couple under investigation Coffina said in a statement on Thursday. "Further updates will be provided as circumstances warrant". It was the latest twist in a onetime feel-good story about Johnny Bobbitt, who spent his last $20 to buy gas for McClure when she became stranded on a highway in Philadelphia past year, and the couple who found 14,000 people online who were so touched by his kindness that they donated to a f... [Full Article...]

UK Professor Mifsud who linked Trump campaign with Russian Federation dead

UK Professor Mifsud who linked Trump campaign with Russian Federation dead The White House did not immediately issue a statement on the sentencing. I think the judge took everything into consideration. According to Bloomberg News , the committee indicated that an investigator had been used to find Mifsud, who had disappeared for months, and was told the Maltese professor may be dead. [Full Article...]

At least 20 dead as twin blasts hit Afghan capital

At least 20 dead as twin blasts hit Afghan capital More than 70 others were injured in the bombings, which targeted a wrestling club in the mostly Shiite area. Two journalists from Tolo News, Afghanistan's largest private broadcaster, were among the dead. After nine journalists died in a single incident in April, when a suicide bomber apparently targeted them while they were covering another attack in Kabul , at least 14 journalists have now be... [Full Article...]

Four Dead, Including Gunman, Dead in Cincinnati Bank Shooting

Four Dead, Including Gunman, Dead in Cincinnati Bank Shooting Zach Fritzhand, who works nearby, said he saw victims lying motionless on stretchers. "This is a horrific incident and we really are grateful to the quick and decisive actions of the officers and fire personnel who responded", said Isaac. [Full Article...]

Dallas police officer kills man after coming home to wrong apartment

Dallas police officer kills man after coming home to wrong apartment Believing the apartment was her own, the officer, who was in full uniform, went inside and when she found someone there, pulled out her weapon and fired. In tribute's posted to social media following Jean's death, the 26-year-old was remembered as a "powerful singer", and a man who "always had a spirit of joy that flowed from him". [Full Article...]

Linda McMahon Denies Authoring NY Times Op-Ed About Trump

Linda McMahon Denies Authoring NY Times Op-Ed About Trump Bob Woodward's new book suggests that Kelly had butted heads with the official while Kelly was working as Secretary of Homeland Security. "That person should be found out and stopped", Giuliani said . "We fully recognize what is happening". President Donald Trump on Friday slammed investigative journalist Bob Woodward's damning portrayal of the inner workings of the United States preside... [Full Article...]

Turkey warns against "bloodshed" in Syria's Idlib

Turkey warns against Much of the motivation for the change, officials said, stems from growing doubts about whether Russian Federation, which Trump has said could be a partner, is able and willing to help eject Iran. Speaking after the meeting, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out at the USA and vowed to keep working with Moscow. The first test of the administration's expanded role in Syria may co... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un Invites Moon for Summit in Mid-September

Kim Jong-un Invites Moon for Summit in Mid-September Pompeo visited Pyongyang in July, after which North Korea accused him of making "unilateral and gangster-like demands for denuclearisation" while showing little interest in ending the war. Mr Kim was also pleased to receive a personal letter from Mr Moon, delivered by Mr Chung, KCNA added. Negotiations since then have been rocky and settled into a stalemate. [Full Article...]

Sen. Marco Rubio Squares Off with 'InfoWars' Host Alex Jones

Sen. Marco Rubio Squares Off with 'InfoWars' Host Alex Jones Mr. Rubio repeatedly insisted that he didn't know who Mr. Jones was. And he made quite the statement to Republican Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. Jones runs InfoWars .com and has promoted conspiracy theories such as one claiming the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting didn't occur. Darcy's reporting had previously raised questions about tech companies' rules and statements about thei... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom names and charges two Russian men for nerve agent attack

United Kingdom names and charges two Russian men for nerve agent attack Prime Minister Theresa May was adamant that this attack was not carried out by "rogue" GRU operatives. May said. "It was nearly certainly also approved outside the GRU at a senior level of the Russian state". Police are also still gathering information about the poisonings. He described an investigation which involved 250 detectives and analysis of some 11,000 hours of video. [Full Article...]

Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps

Trump Blames Sessions For Arrests Of GOP Reps The Senate committee struck a calm bipartisan tone, as it spoke with the Silicon Valley executives about their efforts to thwart misinformation campaigns ahead of November's midterm elections (and castigated Google for declining to participate). [Full Article...]

Ayana Pressley: African-American woman wins MA primary

Ayana Pressley: African-American woman wins MA primary Mr. Capuano conceded the race to Ms. Pressley on Tuesday night, though the Associated Press had yet to declare a victor in the race. With no Republican challenger in her district, Pressley's path to Congress this November is clear. In her victory speech, Pressley expressed the importance of new, diverse faces in her party, and why so many fringe Democrats are making a difference. [Full Article...]


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