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PH lauds Thailand for daring cave rescue of boys soccer team

PH lauds Thailand for daring cave rescue of boys soccer team The 12 boys and their coach were asked to attend the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday but were unable to accept for medical reasons. The announcement was made by Thailand's health minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn. Banphot Konkum, father of 13-year-old Duangpetch Promthep, told The Associated Press his son - better known by his nickname, Dom - and the other rescued team members will en... [Full Article...]

Truck driver charged after mother, daughter killed by flying boulder

Truck driver charged after mother, daughter killed by flying boulder Driver Joseph Paul Czeck , who did not stop at the scene of the accident, was arrested Wednesday after what Rosemount Police Chief Mitchell Scott calls "good old-fashioned police work". Detectives tracked down Czeck thanks to a security camera at the Pine Bend Refinery that captured the truck driving away from the accident, police said. [Full Article...]

No-deal Brexit ‘now 50% likely’ - which is business’s greatest fear

No-deal Brexit ‘now 50% likely’ - which is business’s greatest fear What happens next? Following are some scenarios. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis both quit the government this week in protest. The 1922 Committee - which takes its name from a meeting of Conservative MPs in October 1922 which led to the end of the party's coalition government with the Liberals - is comprised of MPs who do not hold office in government (known... [Full Article...]

'Unprecedented Level of Animus!' Strzok Gets His Smackdown for Anti-Trump Bias

'Unprecedented Level of Animus!' Strzok Gets His Smackdown for Anti-Trump Bias Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), referring to Strzok's affair with Page and his denial of any bias, told the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, "I can't help but wonder, when I see you looking there with a little smirk, how many times did you look so innocent into your wife's eyes". [Full Article...]

Early humans may have left Africa earlier than thought

Early humans may have left Africa earlier than thought A new discovery reveals that hominins left Africa considerably earlier than we imagined and settled in China some 2.1 million years ago, reports Science Magazine . Researchers also found bones of pigs and deer, but were not able to provide proof that the tools were used for hunting. This new information comes after the discovery of stone tools uncovered by archaeologists in the Shangchen ... [Full Article...]

Cops use coin flip to decide whether to arrest

Cops use coin flip to decide whether to arrest Webb and representatives from the Roswell Police Department did not return Yahoo Lifestyle's request for comment. Sarah Webb was stopped for speeding past a Roswell cruiser. Officer Wilson: "23 (code for arrest)". Officer Brown: "Michael Jordan?" The pair proceeds to arrest Webb who is completely unaware that her fate was decided by a virtual coin flip. [Full Article...]

Trump backtracks on Theresa May criticism, doubles down on immigration's "negative" effects

Trump backtracks on Theresa May criticism, doubles down on immigration's Some Conservative lawmakers have cast May's "business-friendly" Brexit plan as a betrayal that would leave Britain too close to the European Union and warned that she might face a leadership challenge. "He does listen to her, he does have, I think, a genuine respect for the United Kingdom and for the office that she holds". "She's a total professional, because when I saw her this morning I said,... [Full Article...]

United Nation official says North Korea needs food, medicine, clean water

United Nation official says North Korea needs food, medicine, clean water There is "very clear evidence of humanitarian need" in North Korea , the top United Nations aid official has said during the first visit of its kind to the isolated country since 2011. The UN earlier this year called for $111 million in aid to help improve nutrition, health and sanitation in the North but the programme remains 90 percent underfunded. [Full Article...]

RFE/RL: White House rejects calls to cancel Putin summit after Russian indictments

RFE/RL: White House rejects calls to cancel Putin summit after Russian indictments Laura Williams, 29 and an officer at Global Justice Manchester, said she was travelling from the northern English city to London for the protest because she was "shocked" May made a decision to invite Trump, "despite the obvious public opposition". [Full Article...]

KIM SPEAKS: Kim Jong Un Praises 'EXTRAORDINARY' Trump in New Letter

KIM SPEAKS: Kim Jong Un Praises 'EXTRAORDINARY' Trump in New Letter Great progress being made!' The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee has asked the head of USA intelligence to assess whether North Korea's posture and actions regarding denuclearization match up with the Trump administration's claims. [Full Article...]

Palestinian activists, officials welcome Irish vote in favour of Occupied Territories Bill

Palestinian activists, officials welcome Irish vote in favour of Occupied Territories Bill However, now that "three opposition parties - Labour, Sinn Fein and Fianna Fail - have announced that they will support the bill", as well as "several independents", the "bill is now expected to pass". But Foreign Minister Simon Coveney warned it risked "fanning flames" in the Middle East. Ireland imports a number of agricultural and cosmetic settlement products, including those produced by Ahav... [Full Article...]

Trump says he won't turn 'Perry Mason' on Putin over election meddling

Putin ", Warner told reporters on Capitol Hill. Russia's Foreign Ministry is denouncing the United States' indictment of 12 alleged military intelligence agents accused of hacking into Democratic accounts in the 2016 USA elections. "If President Trump is not prepared to hold Putin accountable , the summit in Helsinki should not move forward". Still, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sa... [Full Article...]

Vaping Co-Pilot Causes Air China Flight to Plummet Thousands of Feet

Vaping Co-Pilot Causes Air China Flight to Plummet Thousands of Feet Air China flight CA106 was flying to Dalian in northeast China on Tuesday when it dropped from 35,000ft to about 14,000ft, according to the flight tracking site FlightAware . The crew returned to normal cruising altitude once it was discovered that the air conditioning was, in fact, turned off. It added that it was continuing to investigate the incident. [Full Article...]

U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Resigns Over Brexit

U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Resigns Over Brexit His departure came just hours after former Brexit Secretary David Davis quit, saying he could not back and deliver the Government's plan as he does not believe in. Some Conservative Party lawmakers warned they would not tolerate a betrayal of Brexit. "Dreaming is good, probably for all of us, but we have to deal with the real world", he said. [Full Article...]

Stormy Daniels Poses for Glamorous Mugshot Following Arrest at Ohio Strip Club

Stormy Daniels Poses for Glamorous Mugshot Following Arrest at Ohio Strip Club She is facing three counts of "Illegally Operating Sexually Oriented Business - Employee Knowingly Touch Any Patron", according to online court records. "During her performance, a couple female undercover officers asked her if they could place their faces in between her breasts". A spokesperson for the Franklin County Sheriff's Department told CBS as of early Thursday morning, Daniels was no... [Full Article...]

GOP lawmakers: Lisa Page more 'credible' witness than Peter Strzok

Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen (Tenn.) said Thursday that he would give embattled Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter Strzok a Purple Heart if he could. Meadows called Page a "very credible witness", and said she had been "falsely accused" of not wanting to cooperate with the committee, a charge that had been levied by his fellow Republicans and President Trump . [Full Article...]

Trump in the UK: What now for the 'special relationship'?

Trump in the UK: What now for the 'special relationship'? Trump, an ardent Brexit supporter, arrived in London on Thursday after a tumult of criticism levelled at Prime Minister Theresa May for her handling of Brexit. "But it's too bad what's going on". At a news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Britain on Friday, Trump claimed that a newspaper interview that quoted him criticizing May's Brexit and trade strategies was "fake n... [Full Article...]

World's ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title

World's ugliest dog dies weeks after winning title Zsa Zsa went from enduring years living in a puppy mill to being adopted by a family and finally to winning fame and fans . The dog mum said she named Zsa Zsa after the Hungarian actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, as the pup enjoyed lounging on the couch "like a handsome model". [Full Article...]

May and Trump will have positive trade discussion: United Kingdom finance minister Hammond

May and Trump will have positive trade discussion: United Kingdom finance minister Hammond Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and U.S. President Donald Trump walk to a joint news conference at Chequers, the official country residence of the Prime Minister, near Aylesbury, Britain, July 13, 2018 . "This President likes the interpersonal connection with people". Newly appointed Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab said the plans called for an "innovative and unprecedented economic par... [Full Article...]

Pakistan readies for disgraced ex-PM Sharif's return from UK

Pakistan readies for disgraced ex-PM Sharif's return from UK Officials from Pakistan's anti-graft body were present at the airport to take them into custody after their conviction in the Evenfield properties case linked to his family's ownership of four luxury flats in London . In a video message, tweeted by Maryam Nawaz, the former leader urged his followers to stand with him and "change the fate of the country". Sharif's son-in-law Capt (retd) Mohamm... [Full Article...]


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