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World's ugliest dog Zsa Zsa dies just weeks after winning title

World's ugliest dog Zsa Zsa dies just weeks after winning title Zsa Zsa's winnings include a trophy and $1,500 - a cash amount that was also given to Underdog Rescue , the group that rescued her. Zsa Zsa , who is named after actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, spent five years in a puppy mill in Missouri before being adopted by Brainard and her husband. [Full Article...]

Trump at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit: 'Germany is a captive of Russia'

Trump at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit: 'Germany is a captive of Russia' Tusk issued a stern warning to Trump Tuesday as he signed a joint statement on cooperation between the European Union and NATO, "Dear America, appreciate your allies , after all you don't have that many ". He also said that his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki next week would be the "easiest" of the meetings he'll have while he's overseas. [Full Article...]

Facebook faces first fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook faces first fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal The London-based firm worked for Donald Trump's campaign team in the 2016 United States presidential election and used the data to build a software program to predict and try to influence votes. But the ICO said because of the timing of the incidents involved in its inquiry, the penalties were limited to those available under previous legislation. [Full Article...]

Erdogan takes on new powers, names son-in-law finance chief

Erdogan takes on new powers, names son-in-law finance chief Parliament can ratify or reject his budget and the president needs parliamentary approval for emergency rule and decrees passed during that time. The introduction of the new presidential system marks the biggest overhaul of governance since the Turkish republic was established on the ruins of the Ottoman Empire almost a century ago. [Full Article...]

British regulator to fine Facebook over data protection breaches

The social networking giant admitted in April the data of up to 87 million people worldwide - including more than 300,000 in Australia - was harvested by Cambridge Analytica. Facebook's Egan referred to the numerous investigations involving the company. "The number of Facebook users affected by this kind of data scraping may be far greater than has now been acknowledged". [Full Article...]

Iranian women dance for arrested teen

Iranian women dance for arrested teen Eighteen-year-old Maedeh Hojabri was arrested recently for posting videos of her dancing on Instagram . Iran has been roiled by demonstrations against the ruling regime in recent months , with people in the capital Tehran especially keen to raise their voices against the Islamic theocracy's rulers. [Full Article...]

Dangerous Thai Cave Rescue Resumes: More Already Saved On Monday

Dangerous Thai Cave Rescue Resumes: More Already Saved On Monday Xylem, which has a market capitalization of about US$12 billion, has previously helped in rescue operations after mine collapses in Pennsylvania and Chile. The outlet reported that eight boys remain inside the cave. Monday's mission involved 18 divers from Thailand and overseas. "We've been working continuously overnight", a Chiang Rai government source told AFP on Monday morning, requesti... [Full Article...]

Woolworths is recalling rice over fears of Listeria

Woolworths is recalling rice over fears of Listeria Belgium-based frozen food distributor Greenyard Frozen NV is conducting the recall of its products and United Kingdom supermarkets - Aldi , Lidl, Iceland, Sainsbury's, Tesco and Waitrose - have also removed various frozen vegetable products from their shelves due to concerns about possible listeria contamination. [Full Article...]

Moron Harangues Woman In Park For Wearing Puerto Rico Shirt In America

Moron Harangues Woman In Park For Wearing Puerto Rico Shirt In America On Monday, Forest Preserves of Cook County tweeted that it was aware of the June 14 incident and video. Clad in a sleeveless Puerto Rico flag tee and shorts, she was ready for a day of fun at the Forest Preserves of Cook County in IL. "People have just as much right to be here as you and when you're drunk, you don't belong here". "The intoxicated individual involved in the incident was arreste... [Full Article...]

Trump Announces His Nominee to the Supreme Court

Trump Announces His Nominee to the Supreme Court District Court in Pittsburgh in 2003. Eastern time . A source close to the process tells NPR that administration officials spent a whole lot of the weekend in deep deliberation at the president's New Jersey golf club. Such comments are likely to raise a red flag to moderate Republican senators like Susan Collins, R-Maine, who have said they would not vote for a nominee who has expressed doubts ab... [Full Article...]

Turkey sacks 18,600 staff under emergency decree, World News & Top Stories

Turkey sacks 18,600 staff under emergency decree, World News & Top Stories Another 1,052 civil servants from the justice ministry and linked institutions have been fired as well as 649 from the gendarmerie and 192 from the coast guard. Human rights groups say the purge has also targeted the government's political opponents and critics and has swept up innocent people, as well. Gulen denies involvement in the coup attempt. [Full Article...]

Boris Johnson latest minister to quit since snap election

Boris Johnson latest minister to quit since snap election After being the surprise pick as foreign secretary, Mr Johnson's gaffes did not cease. The Prime set out her Brexit model in the House of Commons on Monday. This has resulted in the Daventry MP becoming the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, replacing Mr Baker. Less than nine months remain until Britain reduces the EU's membership on March 29, 2019. [Full Article...]

NATO Braces for Trump Visit, But Fears May Be Overplayed

Despite Russia's aggressive moves in Ukraine and confirmed election meddling in the USA, the president wouldn't say if Putin was friend or foe. President Donald Trump's repeated tongue lashings of NATO allies and his friendly overtures to Russian President Vladimir Putin are stirring questions at home and overseas about Trump's commitment to an Atlantic alliance that has been a pillar of... [Full Article...]

ANP leader among 12 martyred in Peshawar blast

ANP leader among 12 martyred in Peshawar blast The blast occurred near the vehicle of Bilour in Yakatoot area of Peshwar. Bilour suffered serious injuries and was shifted to the hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The TTP spokesperson at the time, Ehsanullah Ehsan, had told journalists that Haroon was the target, but "unfortunately Ghulam Ahmed Bilour got injured". [Full Article...]

USA may list tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese products

USA may list tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese products EDT (0401 GMT) on Friday. The White House says the tariffs are a response to unfair trade practices by China . China responded with levies of its own, targeting $ 34 billion in USA products such as pork and whiskey. Beijing thus far has vowed to respond in kind to any USA trade action. US President Donald Trump is likely to publish this week a list of $200 billion in additional Chinese pro... [Full Article...]

Novichok victim was 'a gentle soul', says family

Local residents said the paramedic had told them he got bodily fluids on him, but he had been checked over by doctors and given the "all-clear". "Those involved have the training & expertise to safely remove the vehicle" and the risk to the public remains low". [Full Article...]

Liu Xia, widow of dissident Liu Xiaobo, allowed to leave China

Liu Xia, widow of dissident Liu Xiaobo, allowed to leave China Almost eight years ago, neither Liu nor her husband's supporters foresaw the repercussions the award would have on her: a writer and artist who never considered herself a political person. Chinese authorities repeatedly declined to discuss Liu Xia's confinement, which critics say was cruel and illegal. Cruz previously authored a resolution honoring the life and work of Liu Xiaobo and in July of ... [Full Article...]

GOP ex-Sen. Jon Kyl will be the 'sherpa' for SCOTUS nominee

GOP ex-Sen. Jon Kyl will be the 'sherpa' for SCOTUS nominee One of the judges on Trump's shortlist, Amy Coney Barrett , serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in Donnelly's home state of in - a factor that could make the lawmaker more likely to vote in favor should Barrett be the nominee. [Full Article...]

Americans in UK warned to keep "low profile" during Trump visit

Americans in UK warned to keep Other than street marches, they include the flying a massive balloon of Trump as an angry baby from Westminster Gardens near Big Ben. Police sources in the United Kingdom told The Guardian that the police mobilization for Trump's visit will be the largest since the 2011 English riots. [Full Article...]

Sharif, daughter will be arrested at any Pakistan airport: Minister

Sharif, daughter will be arrested at any Pakistan airport: Minister The interior ministry has placed their names on the Exit Control List , which bars individuals from leaving the country. Captain (retired) Safdar, who was given a one-year jail by the corruption court handed himself in, NAB said in a statement. [Full Article...]


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