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Hottest day of the year 2018

Hottest day of the year 2018 With a chance of hail and strong winds alongside the torrential downpours, the temperature could drop back to the high 20s, meteorologist Alex Burkill said. And as the harvest begins early in many places following the driest first half of summer on record, farming leaders warned crops such as spring barley and sugar beet are being hit. [Full Article...]

Demi Lovato's family issue statement after "suspected overdose"

Demi Lovato's family issue statement after However, it still remains unclear what caused the emergency, as Demi's representatives have issued a statement saying that some of the reports were incorrect. "She is this unbelievably dear person and she, indeed, needs our prayers and respect". "I'm so happy for you", she wrote to Lovato. Demi Lovato has battled addiction to drugs and alcohol for years, and has been open about her troub... [Full Article...]

India to Extend Over $400 Million Line of Credit to Uganda, Rwanda

India to Extend Over $400 Million Line of Credit to Uganda, Rwanda President Kagame in his remarks said that Prime Minister Modi's visit represents a milestone between the long standing friendship and cooperation between Rwanda and India. In Uganda, the red carpet was rolled out for Modi who in 2007 visited when he was a minister. One which is of $100 million for industrial parks and nearly a similar amount for agriculture and irrigation. [Full Article...]

Australians will see the longest lunar eclipse of the century on Saturday

Australians will see the longest lunar eclipse of the century on Saturday Partial eclipses will precede and succeed the total eclipse, meaning that from start to finish, the moon will spend almost four hours travelling behind Earth . The society says the moon will rise at 8.49pm in London and at 9.22pm in Edinburgh, ending around 12.28am - and all you'll need to see it is a pair of binoculars. [Full Article...]

Most US Citizens Support Idea of another Trump-Putin Summit, Poll Reveals

Most US Citizens Support Idea of another Trump-Putin Summit, Poll Reveals The strong GOP support helps explain Trump's decision to dig in and attack critics, as he did Monday when he tweeted that he gave up 'NOTHING to Putin. A Republican lawmaker and former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent told NPR on Sunday that it's clear President Donald Trump was "manipulated" by Russian President Vladimir Putin . [Full Article...]

Toronto mayor calls for gun control in wake of deadly shooting

Toronto mayor calls for gun control in wake of deadly shooting Others were somber, wondering both why someone would want to hurt people in their neighbourhood - and how he obtained a gun in a country with far stricter gun laws than in the neighbouring US. "She had been shot", she said. An 18-year-old woman who was aspiring to be a nurse and a 10-year-old girl have been identified as the two people killed in the incident. [Full Article...]

Iran general warns Donald Trump: 'US will regret threatening Tehran'

Iran general warns Donald Trump: 'US will regret threatening Tehran' The tweet was reverberating across the Mideast. Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif then fired back in a tweet , saying that Iran is "unimpressed" by Trump's warning . Iran has faced increased USA pressure and possible sanctions since May. The conflict between Iran and the US traces back to the 1979 Islamic Revolution, but Obama attempted to paper over the country's problems with the Ira... [Full Article...]

Syrian White Helmets evacuated by Israel

Syrian White Helmets evacuated by Israel Although they operate only in rebel-held areas, they say they are non-partisan. He said U.S. President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others sought help to move the rescue workers out of Syria . Those successfully evacuated included about 100 White Helmets, with the rest family members. Tel Aviv is widely believed to have been providing weapons to anti-Damascus m... [Full Article...]

Pompeo urges United Nations to fully enforce sanctions on N. Korea

Pompeo urges United Nations to fully enforce sanctions on N. Korea Pipeline volumes of between 30,000 tons to 40,000 tons are enough in the summer to keep the pipeline from China to North Korea unclogged, while this volume is around 80,000 tons in the winter, Chosun Ilbo's source said. At the summit, Trump and Kim agreed to work toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, without describing when and how it would occur. But he teased the summit's uncert... [Full Article...]

N Korea 'begins dismantling' rocket launch site

N Korea 'begins dismantling' rocket launch site New images from the Sohae Satellite Launching Station appear to show partially dismantled structures, including a rail-mounted transfer structure where space launch vehicles are assembled and a rocket engine test stand. It wants Mr Trump to start lifting sanctions in return, although U.S. officials say Mr Trump is privately frustrated about the slow progress since he met Mr Kim face to face last... [Full Article...]

Nawaz Sharif damaging credibility of July 25 general elections: Imran Khan

Nawaz Sharif damaging credibility of July 25 general elections: Imran Khan According to police officer Zahoor Afridi, the candidate Ikramullah Gandapur from opposition leader Imran Khan's party, was returning home from a campaign event when the bomber struck in the city of Dera Ismail Khan, wounding him. Sunday's attack targeted the vehicle of Ikramullah Gandapur, a candidate of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), or Pakistan Justice Movement, after he was leaving a po... [Full Article...]

Trump again calls Russian Federation commotion 'a big hoax'

Trump again calls Russian Federation commotion 'a big hoax' Republicans must get tough now. "Better than super", Sergey Lavrov, Russia's foreign minister, told one of the Russian news agencies, which had predicted that nothing good would come out of the summit. It is unclear if Nikolaev also attended any official inaugural events, but he was seen at Trump's DC hotel, which served as hub of inauguration celebrations. [Full Article...]

Qatar condemns Israel's Jewish Nation-state law

Qatar condemns Israel's Jewish Nation-state law In other words, Palestinians need not exist. Israel's "nation-state" law that was celebrated as a "defining moment" for the country by its supporters has prompted forceful protests inside the country and around the world. On Thursday, his ruling coalition stopped waiting around and pushed through a law that made it a fact. The American Jewish Committee, one of the oldest and most prominent J... [Full Article...]

Iranian interference in Basra protests to blunt Trump sanctions

The statement was apparently in response to attempts by the Trump administration to destabilize the current Iranian regime . Conversely, Trump has also expressed support for the Iranian people. "They are against the nuclear potential and the power of its ( Iran's ) enrichment, and its presence in the region". Among Iranian-Americans attending is Mariam Memarsadeghi, the co-founder of Tava... [Full Article...]

Multiple people shot in Toronto's Riverdale neighbourhood, paramedics say

Multiple people shot in Toronto's Riverdale neighbourhood, paramedics say A GUNMAN has opened fire in the city of Toronto, with early reports saying victims can be seen scattered across the ground for "many blocks". Paramedics have reportedly been told the gunman is no longer active. According to police, the shooter is dead. The extent of the shooting victims' injuries was not immediately clear. Nearby streets have been closed and the Toronto Transit Commision sai... [Full Article...]

N Korea seeks end of Korean War

N Korea seeks end of Korean War The ministry previously announced on Wednesday that it has taken measures to detain three ships that entered South Korean ports in violation of sanctions: the Lighthouse Winmore and the Koti, for their involvement in ship-to-ship transfers to North Korea-flagged vessels, and the Talent Ace, involved in the transport of coal originating from North Korea . [Full Article...]

New 'Time' magazine cover shows Trump and Putin morphed as one

New 'Time' magazine cover shows Trump and Putin morphed as one Trump called the remark a mistake on Tuesday, telling reporters that he meant to side with US intelligence agencies, but the administration still faced questions over whether the president was sufficiently confronting Putin on issues of election interference and foreign policy. [Full Article...]

Republicans mull curbing Trump after Putin summit

Republicans mull curbing Trump after Putin summit Trump said he had been "very strong on the fact that we can't have meddling, we can't have any of that". Since then, Trump has said he accepts the findings of the USA intelligence community that Russian Federation did interfere. "My people came to me - Dan Coats came to me, some others - they said they think it's Russian Federation. He (Putin) feels strongly about and I feel strongly about ... [Full Article...]

At least 13 dead after tourist duck boat capsizes in Missouri lake

At least 13 dead after tourist duck boat capsizes in Missouri lake Ride the Ducks Branson said it was deeply saddened and that the business would be closed "while we support the investigation, and to allow time to grieve for the families and the community". (7:30 p.m. ET), about half an hour before the boat capsized. Two Hungarian students were killed when a duck boat collided with a tugboat in Philadelphia, five college students were killed in 2015 in Seattle w... [Full Article...]

Trump now says he holds Putin responsible for election interference

Trump now says he holds Putin responsible for election interference During a joint press conference in Helsinki with Putin, Trump said while he has "great confidence" in the U.S. intelligence community, Putin was "very powerful" in his denial of Russian interference in the 2016 election, comments that he attempted to walk back Tuesday . [Full Article...]


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