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The View Adds Fox News Channel's Abby Huntsman for Season 22

The View Adds Fox News Channel's Abby Huntsman for Season 22 Huntsman will host Fox and Friends Weekend for the last time this Saturday and Sunday, spokesperson for the news network told E! Now, sources close to " The View " tell Page Six that while "a deal isn't done", the show "is very interested in a role for her". [Full Article...]

Apple Boots Alex Jones From iTunes For Hate Speech

Apple Boots Alex Jones From iTunes For Hate Speech Spotify joined in by completely removing "The Alex Jones Show" from its platform. Jones, who has 858,000 followers on Twitter , has built up his profile while promulgating conspiracy theories, including the claim that the 9/11 terror attacks were carried out by the government. [Full Article...]

Japanese University accused of lowering women’s grades in its admission exam

Japanese University accused of lowering women’s grades in its admission exam The scandal was discovered during an investigation into the admission of a ministry official's son, who has now been charged, with his father, for allegedly securing favourable treatment in exchange for funds. Those of all women, and men who had failed the test at least three times, were not, however. "The world's getting more equal than in the past, but we are still looked down upon as women"... [Full Article...]

What is Trump’s proposed U.S. Space Force?

What is Trump’s proposed U.S. Space Force? The Department will build a legislative proposal for congressional consideration as a part of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget cycle. "This report is a step in a multi-year process that we think will result in a safer, stronger America", they said. [Full Article...]

Critics of nation-state law 'mistaken and misinformed,' Netanyahu advisor says

Critics of nation-state law 'mistaken and misinformed,' Netanyahu advisor says Opponents say the law legitimizes discrimination against Israeli Arabs, who make up roughly 20 percent of the population. Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, said in a statement on Tuesday that the law " has distinct apartheid characteristics " and denies " civil and national rights of Palestinians in their homeland ". [Full Article...]

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike on northern Gaza Strip

Two Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike on northern Gaza Strip The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, issued a statement denouncing the Israeli assassination of two of its fighters, in northern Gaza , and holding Israel accountable for any future escalation. It then cuts to footage of a shell hitting the post and an explosion. More than 160 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces - most during weekly protests at which thousands of Palesti... [Full Article...]

Strong quake again hits Indonesia's Lombok island

Strong quake again hits Indonesia's Lombok island Local authorities, global relief groups and the central government have begun organising aid, but shattered roads have slowed efforts to reach survivors in the mountainous north of Lombok, which bore the brunt of the quake. The government says more than 1400 people were injured and more than 156,000 displaced. Local authorities, global relief groups and the central government have begun organisi... [Full Article...]

Thunderstorm warnings issued as UK heatwave comes to an end

Thunderstorm warnings issued as UK heatwave comes to an end The Met Office said: "While many places will miss the heaviest rain, thunderstorms are likely to affect parts of east and south east England during Tuesday afternoon and particularly into the evening". The mercury is set to rise past 30C (85F) in parts of the United Kingdom on Monday, with 33C (91F) possible in London and to the east of the capital, the Met Office said. [Full Article...]

Judge in Manafort trial: 'I was probably wrong' to criticize prosecutors

Judge in Manafort trial: 'I was probably wrong' to criticize prosecutors Although Manafort is not on trial for anything he did while working for Trump, the case is being seen as a key test for the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who brought the charges. [Full Article...]

Death Toll in Sunday's Lombok Earthquake Rises to 91

Death Toll in Sunday's Lombok Earthquake Rises to 91 Lombok was hit by another powerful 6.4 quake a week earlier on July 29, killing 17 people and injuring hundreds of people. The Indonesian archipelago, where Lombok and Bali are located, is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire , a 40,000-kilometer (25,000-mile) area of intense seismic and volcanic activity where most of the world's earthquakes occur. [Full Article...]

Argentine Senate begins debate on historic abortion law

Argentine Senate begins debate on historic abortion law Sooner rather than later, women will have the decision they need, sooner rather than later we will win this debate,"Pichetto said in his closing speech". Worldwide human rights and women's groups have been closely following the vote, and figures such as US actress Susan Sarandon and " The Handmaid's Tale " author Margaret Atwood supported the pro-abortion cause in Argentina. [Full Article...]

Children among dozens killed in Yemen air strike

Children among dozens killed in Yemen air strike Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their allies intervened in the conflict the following March, aiming to push back the Houthis and restore the internationally recognised government to power. The Western-backed alliance fighting the Iranian-aligned Houthi group in Yemen said the air strikes targeted missile launchers used to attack the southern Saudi industrial city of Jizan, killing a Yem... [Full Article...]

Aftershock rocks Lombok in Indonesia as death toll rises

The latest quake was felt strongly on the island and followed a 7.0 magnitude quake on Sunday that killed at least 131 people. It said it did not have the potential to cause a tsunami. "We are still waiting for assessments from some of the more remote areas in the north of the island, but it is already clear that Sunday's natural disaster was exceptionally destructive", said Mr Rassi. [Full Article...]

Dubai tourist racks up £36k in speeding fines in rented supercar

Dubai tourist racks up £36k in speeding fines in rented supercar The man's passport is being held by the vehicle dealership which is refusing to incur the fines. A British tourist in the UAE had over 3 hours to earn 33 of a fine for speeding. The man is now stuck in United Arab Emirates because his passport is with the dealership, which doesn't want to pay the penalties. Fortunately, the dealership still has the man's passport, which they took as a guarante... [Full Article...]

Syria's first lady is being treated for breast cancer

Syria's first lady is being treated for breast cancer Official reports on Mrs. Assad's disease were followed by numerous wishes of an earliest possible recovery the rank-and-file Syrians tweeted in the social media . Ms Al Assad was born and raised in London to Syrian parents before moving back to Syria after meeting the president. She married Assad in 2000. The same year, activists released thousands of private emails purportedly from Mr Assad an... [Full Article...]

Russian PM warns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation admission of Georgia could trigger conflict

Russian PM warns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation admission of Georgia could trigger conflict European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini assured Georgia on Tuesday (12 June) that ten years after Russia's occupation of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, the European Union has not given up seeking a "true solution" to the conflict. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments

Boris Johnson under fire for ‘hate’ burqa comments Davidson, however, went further, saying Johnson's comments had been "gratuitously offensive" and that he needed to apologise. Mr Johnson, who quit Theresa May's Cabinet last month in a dispute over Brexit negotiations, used a newspaper column to argue against calls for a ban on the face-covering veils in public places, but described them as "absolutely ridiculous" and compared their wearers to... [Full Article...]

Alex Jones Booted From YouTube, Facebook, Spotify, Apple

Alex Jones Booted From YouTube, Facebook, Spotify, Apple Jones has propagated the theory that the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting and the Oklahoma City bomb were government hoaxes. YouTube and Facebook shut down Alex Jones on their platforms Monday, the latest in a growing crackdown from social media platforms on the controversial radio host. [Full Article...]

Terrified Tourists Flee Gili Islands After Lombok Earthquake

Extra flights were provided while others left on ferries to neighbouring Indonesian island Bali. The death toll from Monday's 6.9 magnitude quake on the Indonesian island of Lombok has risen dramatically overnight to 347, with state-run news agency Antara issuing the new figure. [Full Article...]

Star witness testimony ends under attack by ex-Trump aide Manafort's lawyer

Star witness testimony ends under attack by ex-Trump aide Manafort's lawyer Earlier on Tuesday , the prosecution had continued to question Gates, who described how millions of dollars were allegedly funnelled from entities controlled by Ukrainian businessmen into Manafort's shell companies in Cyprus. Manafort is the first person to be tried on charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential electi... [Full Article...]


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