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Black Oregon lawmaker says constituent called cops on her for canvassing neighborhood

Black Oregon lawmaker says constituent called cops on her for canvassing neighborhood OR state Rep. Janelle Bynum poses with a Clackamas County Sheriff's officer after he stopped her in Clackamas, Ore ., July 3, 2018. After an officer responded to the call, Bynum shared her story on Facebook , explaining that the woman who called the police was reportedly concerned at how much time she was spending "typing on her cell phone" after each house. [Full Article...]

Former leader of Japanese doomsday cult hanged over 1995 sarin gas attack

Former leader of Japanese doomsday cult hanged over 1995 sarin gas attack But it was the Tokyo subway attack on March 20, 1995, and the images of rush-hour commuters lying dead or staggering from the effects of sarin, that shocked the nation and woke it up to the dangers of a cult that was based on a huge commune at the foot of Mount Fuji. [Full Article...]

Trump mocked over spelling error

Trump mocked over spelling error In a tweet made Tuesday evening referencing his past contributions to the literary landscape, having written bestsellers such as Art of the Deal and Crippled America , President Trump misused "pour" when "pore" was called for. "The Washington Post is constantly quoting "anonymous sources" that do not exist", tweeted the president. The bestselling Harry Potter author, who has sold over ... [Full Article...]

49 missing after boat overturns in seas off Thailand, governor says

49 missing after boat overturns in seas off Thailand, governor says Police Lt. Colonel Somsak Sophakarn, the deputy chief of Phuket's Chalong Provincial Police Station, said one of the boats, the Phoenix PC Diving boat, had some 90 passengers on board, most of whom were Chinese tourists. "Eleven are injured, of these two are in serious condition", Governor Norraphat added. Gov Noraphat said Phuket officials had issued a weather warning on Wednesday alerting th... [Full Article...]

Victims of deadly nerve agent 'handled contaminated item'

Victims of deadly nerve agent 'handled contaminated item' Police were then informed of the pair's condition. The exposure of two people apparently unconnected to espionage or Russian Federation has sparked fears that traces of the nerve agent remain in the area. Despite urging calm, England's chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies gave a specific warning on Thursday, telling the public "to be careful of picking up any unknown or already unsafe objec... [Full Article...]

Canadian PM Trudeau denies groping reporter at 2000 music festival

Canadian PM Trudeau denies groping reporter at 2000 music festival Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau greets people at a Canada Day barbecue event in Dawson City, Yukon, Sunday, July 1, 2018 . This marks the first time Trudeau has offered direct comment on the 18-year-old allegation that has resurfaced in media reports in recent weeks. [Full Article...]

Air India follows other airlines to call Taiwan 'Chinese Taipei'

Air India follows other airlines to call Taiwan 'Chinese Taipei' The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said, "Air India's decision to rename the destination of Taiwan as Chinese Taipei is entirely consistent with worldwide norms and our own position on Taiwan since 1949". Analysts link the decision to Prime Minister Modi's efforts to reset ties with Beijing following last year's military stand-off at Doklam. Owing to Chinese objections about recognizing Taiw... [Full Article...]

Man who 'stabbed nine people' at birthday party appears in court

Man who 'stabbed nine people' at birthday party appears in court CBS Boise affiliate KBOI-TV reports Ruya Kadir is the victim who lost her battle to survive. The International Rescue Committee is gathering donations to support victims' families. Kinner, a resident of Los Angels, is not a refugee but he had stayed at the flat complex for some time until he was asked to leave last Friday. The other child victims were 4, 6, 8 and 12 years old, KTVB report... [Full Article...]

As Pompeo heads to North Korea, State Department denies softening

As Pompeo heads to North Korea, State Department denies softening In the joint statement, then-North Korean supreme leader Kim Il Sung and South Korean KCIA Director Lee Hu-rak laid out three principles for the eventual reunification of the two Koreas: independence, peace and national unity. Vincent Brooks has said the training is being suspended to avoid unnecessary provocations, the Hankyoreh reported . ESTsecurity Corp., a local security firm, said Wednesd... [Full Article...]

Roberts: Judge Raymond Kethledge's 'Stock Is Rising' as Trump Narrows SCOTUS List

Roberts: Judge Raymond Kethledge's 'Stock Is Rising' as Trump Narrows SCOTUS List And many Democrats remain salty over the Republican majority refusing to give Judge Garland , who sits on the circuit court in the District of Columbia, a hearing or a vote ahead of the 2016 election. "Beyond the qualifications, what really matters is, does this nominee fit a central casting image for a Supreme Court nominee, as well as his or her spouse", a Republican close to the White Hous... [Full Article...]

USA to reunite migrant families as immigration politics boil

Azar told reporters on Thursday that there are "under 3,000 children in total" who "may have been separated from their purported parents who were taken into DHS custody". And because of the lack of information on detained children, DNA testing might be necessary, Hart said. "Unfortunately, records haven't been kept", she said. [Full Article...]

Canadian man mauled by polar bear while protecting his family

Canadian man mauled by polar bear while protecting his family Gibbons, who apparently was armed with a rifle that was out of reach at the time of the incident, was pronounced dead at the scene. Aaron Gibbons, 31, was visiting Sentry Island with his family when he spotted the bear near Hudson Bay charging towards one of his kids. [Full Article...]

Sheffield Mayor Magid Magid 'bans' Donald Trump from city

As the BBC noted , Magid does not have the power to ban someone from Sheffield, one of the U.K.'s largest cities with a population of about 570,000 . Magid is the first Lord Mayor to have a degree in marine biology and was once a contestant on Channel 4's reality show The Hunted. It is no surprise then, he has become a hit in Sheffield. [Full Article...]

After Pressure Campaign, President Trump Announces Scott Pruitt's Resignation As EPA Head

After Pressure Campaign, President Trump Announces Scott Pruitt's Resignation As EPA Head In the resignation letter that Pruitt sent to President Trump , he said "it is extremely hard for me to cease serving you in this role". Pruitt will be replaced by acting administrator Andrew Wheeler . Last September, Mr Trump said he was "not happy" with his health secretary Tom Price after multiple reports about extravagant spending on air travel. [Full Article...]

Facebook ‘Accidentally’ Flagged The Declaration Of Independence As Hate Speech

Facebook ‘Accidentally’ Flagged The Declaration Of Independence As Hate Speech However when The Liberty County Vindicator attempted to post its tenth extract, which refers to "merciless Indian savages", on its Facebook page the paper received a notice saying the post went against its standards on hate speech . The local paper thanked Facebook for restoring the post. The paper suspected that this quote is the reason Facebook blocked the post, although the social media ... [Full Article...]

Elderly Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru

Elderly Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru Another Japanese tourist died while climbing Uluru in 2008 . "At this stage, we don't believe it's anything suspicious", Northern Territory police Superintendent Shaun Gill told reporters. "It is an extremely important place, not a theme park like Disneyland". It is the same here for Anangu. Anangu traditional owners in the region expressed sorrow for the man's death. [Full Article...]

Senate panel backs intel assessment of Russian meddling

Senate panel backs intel assessment of Russian meddling The Senate Intelligence Committee has a report out today backing up the conclusions of the intel community assessment (ICA) on Russian meddling and the Russians' preference for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton . The panel has already released similar findings and recommendations for ensuring better election security; it is also expected to release an assessment of the Obama administratio... [Full Article...]

Here Are 8 Freedoms to Thank God for This Independence Day

Here Are 8 Freedoms to Thank God for This Independence Day America will beautifully don red, white and blue on July 4 to celebrate the nation's independence with barbecues, parades, fireworks among other things. There are also lots of parades. The 4th of July celebrations each year is often marked with the newly turned politicians giving a speech at such events to let the people of their country know about their heritage and support. [Full Article...]

2 at Mother Teresa's charity arrested over alleged baby sale

The Child Welfare Committee in Jharkhand lodged the initial complaint with police, leading to the detention of the three women. TAs per a report by TOI, one of the detained workers from Mother Teresa's organisation confessed that the children were being sold to different families. [Full Article...]

49 missing after tourist boat overturns off popular Thai resort island

A second boat also overturned off Phuket on Thursday afternoon. "They were all wearing life jackets." Local police commander Teerapol Tipcharoen said that at least seven people were unaccounted for, but the rescue operation is ongoing. [Full Article...]


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