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Israel uses live fire, tear gas against Palestinian protesters

Israel uses live fire, tear gas against Palestinian protesters Lieberman said. Four Palestinians were also killed by Israeli fire Friday, including three Hamas militants, during the Israeli retaliatory bombardment. Israel has launched an intense wave of strikes across the Gaza Strip after one of its soldiers was killed in gunfire along the border, raising fears of renewed conflict. [Full Article...]

Indian opposition leader Gandhi startles bitter foe Modi with a hug

Indian opposition leader Gandhi startles bitter foe Modi with a hug In his speech during the no-confidence motion against the Modi government in the Lok Sabha, Rahul Gandhi said "we are all victims of BJP's jumla politics". A lot of people - the opposition and members of your own party - are going to defeat you in the coming elections. "Telugu Desam Party moved the no confidence motion; only some have supported it and majority have opposed it", Modi added. [Full Article...]

Terrorists Reported Killed as IDF, Gaza Exchange Fire on Border

Israel's government initially saw the airborne tools of arson as a novel irritant and a less risky alternative to the rockets often fired by Hamas and other Islamist factions in Gaza. The IDF tweeted that the soldier was shot nearby the Israel-Gaza border after a group of Palestinian snipers opened fire on Israeli soldiers. "Hamas chose to escalate the security situation and will bear the con... [Full Article...]

The head of the Turkish opposition will pay compensation to Erdogan

The head of the Turkish opposition will pay compensation to Erdogan Brunson, a Christian pastor from North Carolina who has lived in Turkey for more than two decades, was indicted on charges of having links with the Fethullahist Terror Organization (FETÖ) that Ankara blames for the failed 2016 coup attempt, as well the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). [Full Article...]

Senate Votes 98-0 Against Russian Interrogations of U.S

Senate Votes 98-0 Against Russian Interrogations of U.S The Department of Defense also announced on Friday that it would be providing $200 million in security assistance to Ukraine. Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN), one of Trump's most vocal Republican critics, had to agree . The announcement came as a surprise to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats. The Russian government has proven to be more forthcoming. He did not elaborate on what Putin's s... [Full Article...]

United States intelligence chief in the dark over Trump summit

But he said, " Russia was always open to such proposals". Hours after Antonov spoke, the White House shot down the idea, saying the Trump administration "is not considering supporting" such a referendum. 'I say to our people also around the world ... A White House official who spoke on condition of anonymity did not specify if that included Russia's interference in United States elections. [Full Article...]

UK PM May threatened rebels with a national election

UK PM May threatened rebels with a national election Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis both quit the government in protest and May has been struggling to quell rebellions within her own ranks ever since. "At absolutely no point because BREXIT continues to mean BREXIT ", Mrs. "We dithered and burned through our negotiating capital", Mr Johnson told lawmakers. [Full Article...]

British Police Identify Russian Suspects In Novichok Attack

British Police Identify Russian Suspects In Novichok Attack Yulia Skripal, 33, and her father Sergei, 66, are believed to have been targeted in the nerve agent attack. Sergei Skripal was an officer in Russian military intelligence but acted as a double agent selling secrets to Britain. Experts are seeking to establish whether the toxin was from the same batch used against the Skripals. Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found slumped on a park ... [Full Article...]

What Trump and Putin agreed to in Helsinki

US federal prosecutors accused Maria Butina this week of being a covert Russian agent and working to infiltrate USA political organizations, including the National Rifle Association, before and after Donald Trump's election as president. President Donald Trump discussed a possible referendum in eastern Ukraine. Trump explained that when he said he saw no reason why Russian Federation "woul... [Full Article...]

PM, 15L citizens targeted in Singapore's "biggest data breach"

That includes names, addresses, dates of birth and identity card information. A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted Prime Minister Lee, a two-time cancer survivor, officials said Friday, July 20, 2018. [Full Article...]

House Border Security Spending Bill Backed by White House

House Border Security Spending Bill Backed by White House Republicans argued strenuously in floor debate Wednesday that states had plenty of money from prior congressional allocations to spend on election improvements. On Wednesday, a dozen Democrats took turns individually demanding $380 million worth of election security funds to be added to the 2019 spending bill before Thursday's vote. [Full Article...]

At concert, Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders preach peace,…

At concert, Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders preach peace,… Families separated from loved ones by the conflict queued up with dignitaries to board two Ethiopian Airlines [ETHA.UL] jets in Addis Ababa - numerous passengers waving flags and wearing t-shirts with slogans celebrating the rapprochement. [Full Article...]

German police: 8 injured in bus attack; suspect arrested

Nine people were reported injured, one seriously. The packed bus was heading in the direction of Travemuende, a popular beach close to the city of Luebeck, when a man pulled a weapon on passengers, local media Luebecker Nachrichten reported, quoting an unnamed witness. [Full Article...]

To Combat Fake News in India, WhatsApp to Limit Forwarding of Messages

To Combat Fake News in India, WhatsApp to Limit Forwarding of Messages The chat platform has made it really convenient to forward messages in one go to a large group of people and the small quick forward button placed beside the media files in the chat has a big role to play in this. India has expressed dissatisfaction over measures listed by WhatsApp for checking fake news that have in several cases led to mob violence, saying the company can not escape its resp... [Full Article...]

White House denies Trump said Russian Federation no longer targeting U.S

White House denies Trump said Russian Federation no longer targeting U.S Earlier Wednesday, US President Donald Trump appeared to dismiss the threat at a cabinet meeting, saying "no" when asked by reporters whether Russian Federation was still targeting the United States. He did not specify what he meant - whether he was talking about people in the intelligence community or people with high IQs. CNBC interviewer Michelle Caruso-Cabrera asked Bannon about all the ... [Full Article...]

‘Ready to go’ with $500 billion in tariffs on China

In retaliation, China levied taxes on the same value of United States products. Earlier this month, the United States imposed tariffs on US$34 billion of Chinese imports. In a Friday tweet, Trump said: "The United States should not be penalized because we are doing so well". The U.S. should be allowed to recapture what was lost due to illegal currency manipulation and BAD Trade Deals. [Full Article...]

Intelligence Director on Putin Invite: 'Say That Again?'

Intelligence Director on Putin Invite: 'Say That Again?' Concerns have been raised in the US about what the two presidents discussed at their meeting. Those conventions have been upended by Trump's buccaneering approach to affairs of state - the kind of approach he thinks worked in his landmark summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month. [Full Article...]

Former FBI director Comey on Twitter: Vote Democratic

Former FBI director Comey on Twitter: Vote Democratic Comey's call was made in a tweet posted to his verified Twitter page Tuesday night. Comey, who was sacked by President Donald Trump in May 2017, issued a tweet urging Americans to snub Republicans this November. He added that he doesn't "see any reason why" Russia would be behind election meddling and suggested both Russian and the US are to blame for strained relations. [Full Article...]

Tornadoes cause 'catastrophic damage' in Iowa

Tornadoes cause 'catastrophic damage' in Iowa At the UnityPoint Health facility, patients were evacuated to a nearby hospital after the building was damaged by the tornado . Vermeer CEO Jason Andringa said those sent to the hospital had minor injuries; they were later released. In addition, the top of the clock tower on the Marshall County Courthouse was toppled; roofs were stripped from several buildings in downtown Marshalltown and an unkn... [Full Article...]

Man steals date's car, then uses it for another date

Man steals date's car, then uses it for another date Faith Pugh says a man she knew from high school asked her to dinner, then showed up for their date without a vehicle. "He asked me could I go in the gas station for him to get a cigar", she told WREG . That woman led police to a drive-in movie theater, where they found the Volvo. While she was in the building, he drove off in her Volvo. Later in the evening, another woman texted the victim th... [Full Article...]


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