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Trump willing to 'shut down' government over border security

Trump willing to 'shut down' government over border security Trump called for lawmakers to send him a bill that ends the visa lottery system and the policy known as "catch-and-release", meaning detaining undocumented migrants and releasing them into the country while they await a court hearing. Following a day of relative silence on Twitter, Trump says: "Please understand, there are consequences when people cross our Border illegally, whether they have chil... [Full Article...]

3 dead, 7 injured in shooting in New Orleans

3 dead, 7 injured in shooting in New Orleans Police said they responded to reports of a shooting late Saturday, July 28, at a "daiquiri shop" about 3 miles from the southern U.S. city's famed French Quarter. Three more lives - gone. "We are grateful to those on the scene tonight: the NOPD, EMS, the chaplains and the social workers", she added. "This has to be personal", he said. [Full Article...]

Roswell Police officers involved in 'flip of the coin' arrest fired

Roswell Police officers involved in 'flip of the coin' arrest fired Julie Brechbill, the community relations manager for the city of Roswell confirmed the news regarding officers Courtney Brown and Kristee Wilson to NBC News on Thursday. She then can be heard saying, "Hold on", as she opens a coin-flip app on her phone. Although the result of the toss indicated Webb should be released, she was arrested anyway. [Full Article...]

White House under fire for barring CNN reporter from event

White House under fire for barring CNN reporter from event It reported the White House " insists Collins was banned for "shouting questions" and declining to leave immediately 'despite being repeatedly asked to do so'". Collins' colleagues and press organizations, among them the White House Correspondents Association, offered their solidarity and criticized "the mistaken decision of the White House to impede access" by the journalist. [Full Article...]

Rescue efforts in Laos continue after floods

Rescue efforts in Laos continue after floods Thanks to concerted relief efforts between the Lao government and many global organisations, the supply of foods, clean water and other necessities for the survivors has been done quite well and become more stable, according to Cong. Attapeu is a largely agricultural province that borders Vietnam to the east and Cambodia to the south. Construction on the dam began in February 2013 and was due to... [Full Article...]

Engineer of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam shot dead

Engineer of Ethiopia's Grand Renaissance Dam shot dead The dam's construction was a major cause for concern for Egyptians, who feared the impoundment of the river would severely decrease their water supply. In June, the dispute appeared to be headed for peaceful resolution, when the leaders of Egypt and Ethiopia met in a summit to work out the differences over the dam. [Full Article...]

At least three dead after quake strikes Indonesia holiday island

At least three dead after quake strikes Indonesia holiday island At least 162 people were injured, including 67 hospitalized with serious injuries, Nugroho said. The strong tremor sent people running in panic from homes and hotels in the early morning and was felt some 100km away in Bali , although there were no immediate reports of damage there. [Full Article...]

Russians targeted Dem senator as Trump said to 'vote her out'

Russians targeted Dem senator as Trump said to 'vote her out' McCaskill, who is defending her seat against Attorney General Josh Hawley, is considered one of the most vulnerable senators in the mid-term election. "I will continue to speak out and press to hold them accountable", the lawmaker added. President Donald Trump said Tuesday via twitter that the Russians would likely meddle in the 2018 election, but on the side of the Democrats. [Full Article...]

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi released from Israeli prison

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi released from Israeli prison The Palestinian man arrested along with them is Mustafa al-Araj, 31, a resident of the nearby Aida refugee camp and the co-owner of a local volunteer organization. Nariman, who also confronted soldiers in the filmed incident, was sentenced to the same amount of time behind bars. Many Israelis say Ahed Tamimi has always been exploited by her family , who they accuse of using her to try to provok... [Full Article...]

Video shows bear climb out of storm drain after getting trapped

Video shows bear climb out of storm drain after getting trapped To avoid this, officials removed the manhole cover and advised residents to lock themselves inside their homes. If the bear can navigate its way to the manhole exit, officers knew the bear could return to its habitat without an ear tag. The next time it was handled, it would have had to be euthanized. Wildlife officials believe the black bear was lured to west Colorado Springs by an unsealed g... [Full Article...]

Cambodia's Hun Sen hails 'elimination' of opposition at mass rally

Cambodia's Hun Sen hails 'elimination' of opposition at mass rally The vote on Sunday is all but sure to deliver victory to the governing party of Prime Minister Hun Sen, who has ruled Cambodia for 33 years. Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. [Full Article...]

Theresa May's popularity sinks in latest poll

Theresa May's popularity sinks in latest poll The July poll showed 30 percent were satisfied with her leadership, down from 35 percent in June, with the rating for her government even lower at 22 percent, down from 30 percent in June. Unsurprisingly the majority of those calling for a second vote are Remainers, 66 per cent of those who voted to stay in 2016 wanting one compared to just 19 per cent of those who voted Leave. [Full Article...]

Multiple fatalities in 6.4 magnitude natural disaster on Lombok island

Multiple fatalities in 6.4 magnitude natural disaster on Lombok island Lombok in southeastern Indonesia is a popular tourist destination, and lies around 100 km east of the resort island of Bali. It hit the northern part of Lombok island early on Sunday morning when many people were still sleeping. The island was hit with a severe aftershock measuring 5.5 on the Richter scale 30 minutes after the first quake. "We were very surprised as the water in the pools wa... [Full Article...]

Lawyer Says Trump Knew in Advance of Meeting with Russian

Lawyer Says Trump Knew in Advance of Meeting with Russian Sources told CNN that Cohen is willing to share information about the meeting with Special Counsel Robert Mueller. "Mueller has always been said to be interested in the circumstances of that statement, which denied that the meeting had dealt with campaign issues at all". [Full Article...]

STRONG magnitude 6.4 quake hits Lombok region of Indonesia

The epicentre was 130km north-east of the island's main city of Mataram and was very shallow, which would have amplified its effect. Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, the disaster mitigation agency spokesman, tweeted pictures of houses with collapsed roofs and walls. [Full Article...]

Bus falls into gorge in western India; 33 feared dead

Bus falls into gorge in western India; 33 feared dead Later in the afternoon Superintendent of Police Anil Paraskar said continuing heavy rains made it hard for rescue workers to reach the bodies trapped in the debris of the vehicle. "Senior officials and emergency management systems in place", Fadnavis tweeted. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has conveyed his condolences to the families of those killed in the accident. [Full Article...]

Environment Canada Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Ontario

Environment Canada Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch For Ontario Environment Canada issued the warning at 10:15 p.m., saying that "areas of strong to severe thunderstorms are moving eastward at 70 km/h". Environment Canada issues severe thunderstorm watches when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce large hail, damaging winds and torrential rainfall. [Full Article...]

Trump Open to Visiting Moscow After Putin Invite

Trump Open to Visiting Moscow After Putin Invite He stressed, however, that conditions should be in place for such events to go ahead. Two days after postponing that invitation, the White House made clear on Friday that Trump remained enthusiastic about another Russian Federation summit. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe's jobless generation hopes election will mark a change

Zimbabwe's jobless generation hopes election will mark a change The vote will be a first for the southern African nation: Longtime leader Robert Mugabe won't be on the ballot after resigning in November following a military takeover and pressure from the ruling ZANU-PF party that once backed him. Mr Mnangagwa has promised the vote will be free and fair. Now Mnangagwa, once Mugabe's enforcer, praises "this handsome democratic process" and dozens of foreign ... [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe: Main opposition vows not to quit elections

Zimbabwe: Main opposition vows not to quit elections Zimbabwe's opposition spokesman Nelson Chamisa, left, of the Movement for Democratic Change speaks at a news conference. He says, despite the fact that there are 55 parties that are contesting this years elections. Since the removal of Robert Mugabe who remained in power for almost 20 years, both parties will be facing its very first election. Police had banned an opposition demonstration p... [Full Article...]


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