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Global Media Moonlight rescue of Syria's White Helmets offers 'ray of hope'
Author: 0 Moonlight rescue of Syria's White Helmets offers 'ray of hope'

The Syrian civil war has raged since 2011, leaving 350,000 people dead and millions more displaced. Israeli forces crossed into Syria to carry out the rescue. How did this rescue mission go? Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a separate video statement, said U.S. President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and others had asked him to help evacuate the group's members.

Global Media North Atlantic Treaty Organisation stands by all allies: official says
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation stands by all allies: official says

The Polish government recently presented Trump with a formal proposal to move USA troops from Stuttgart, Germany, to a new permanent US military base in Poland. DARMANOVIC: I don't believe it is about Montenegro. "He spoke on 2% on financing and contributing to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, and Montenegro was just picked up as an example - maybe because we are one of the tiniest countries in the alliance", the foreign minister said.

Global Media Boat tragedy wipes out family
Author: 0 Boat tragedy wipes out family

Coleman , sitting in a wheelchair and flanked by loved ones, said she didn't see a cloud in the sky when she boarded the Ride the Ducks boat with her family. Sixteen passengers and one crew member died in the accident. Meteorologist Elisa Raffa of KOLR-TV in Springfield said in a phone interview Saturday that her station was forecasting the threat of severe weather all morning.

Author: 0 Trump Denies Wrongdoing, Says Michael Cohen's Tape 'Perhaps Illegal'

Legal experts told Business Insider that they found it freaky that Cohen felt the need to record a conversation with Trump, and some said they had never heard of an attorney secretly recording a client. They shared the recording with Trump's lawyers as well, The New York Times reported, citing three people briefed on the matter. "Any attempt at spin cannot change what is on the tape".

Global Media Duck boat tragedy: 17 dead, including 9 from one family
Author: 0 Duck boat tragedy: 17 dead, including 9 from one family

The building was closed to the press, a Branson police officer said . "We have so much fun here". Myong S. Thayer, 59, died on the scene after the duck boat ran into her on a dock shared by vehicles and pedestrians. A Philadelphia lawyer who has advocated for victims of other duck boat disasters said the canopy roof on duck boats turned them into a "death trap" even for anyone wearing a life preserver.

Global Media Hamas: Deal reached with Israel to restore calm in Gaza
Author: 0 Hamas: Deal reached with Israel to restore calm in Gaza

Reports said Israeli special forces had been stationed near border communities to prevent possible Hamas attacks through attack tunnels dug into Israel . Since then there have been no reports of Israeli air strikes on the blockaded enclave or of mortar fire from Gaza toward Israel. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned of a "much tougher" response to any fresh missile fire by Hamas after the army reported "three launches" from the territory, two of which were intercepted.

Global Media Israel blocks gas, fuel transfers to Gaza Strip
Author: 0 Israel blocks gas, fuel transfers to Gaza Strip

The move was in response to a violation of the ceasefire by the Palestinian terror groups operating in Gaza when they fired a rocket toward southern Israel. No Israeli have been killed. "The activity we are engaged in now sends a message that Israel will not tolerate rockets, explosive devices, mortar bombs or (incendiary) kites", Katz said on Israel's Channel 12 TV.

Global Media Police make arrest in April Tinsley murder, 1988 Fort Wayne cold case
Author: 0 Police make arrest in April Tinsley murder, 1988 Fort Wayne cold case

Fort Wayne Police and Indiana State Police detectives then put John D. Miller under surveillance at his mobile home in the 13700 block of Main Street in Grabill, where he was the only occupant. "I will kill again". Two years after the horrific murder took place, police discovered a note in a barn near the place from where Tinsley's body was recovered.

Global Media North Korea announces amnesty for Political Prisoners for anniversary
Author: 0 North Korea announces amnesty for Political Prisoners for anniversary

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , adjusts his headphone during a news conference in Kabul, Afghanistan July 9, 2018. They met to discuss the return of US service members' remains missing since the Korean War. He added that, based on the mood of talks so far, he expects the North Koreans to adhere to certain protocols which call for the respectful handling of the remains.

Global Media Convicted Sharif family file appeal against Avenfield verdict in IHC
Author: 0 Convicted Sharif family file appeal against Avenfield verdict in IHC

Ahead of his return, police swept through Lahore , arresting scores of Sharif's Pakistan Muslim League party workers to prevent them from greeting him at the airport. Sharif alleges the military is aiding a "judicial witchhunt" against him and his PML-N party. Both were sentenced while in Britain, where Sharif's critically-ill wife is in hospital.

Author: 0 Trump is no Russian patsy. So what's his game, then?

And then, because Trump was not buying any of this script he was reading, he added , extemporaneously: "It could be other people also". "We are starting to achieve some understanding which gives us sufficient ground to say that some things - a lot of things changed to the better during today's meeting", he said.

Global Media Chicago Residents Protest, Confront Police Hours After Fatal Shooting
Author: 0 Chicago Residents Protest, Confront Police Hours After Fatal Shooting

The Rev. Jesse Jackson called the shooting a tragedy and said in a statement that it's a blessing Augustus didn't bring the girl with him Saturday, as he's known to do. Though police have yet to release the victim's name, activist organization Black Youth Project 100 identified him on Twitter as local barber Harith "Snoop" Augustus.

Global Media USA president arrives in Helsinki to meet Russian leader
Author: 0 USA president arrives in Helsinki to meet Russian leader

After a turbulent diplomatic trip to Brussels and London last week to meet with European allies, Trump's relationship with Putin will be scrutinized as much for its domestic political implications as its worldwide significance. For Trump , the formal meeting with Putin is an opportunity to develop a closer working relationship with the Russian president. There is no clear agenda.

Global Media President Trump lowers expectations for Putin meeting
Author: 0 President Trump lowers expectations for Putin meeting

Warner, who is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" that he believes Putin could take advantage of Trump. Trump added his Republican Party had also been the target of Russian hacking efforts but had superior cyber security measures in place. The president has repeatedly said the investigation into Russian election meddling is a "rigged witch hunt" that makes it hard for him to do substantive deals with Moscow.

Author: 0 Protesters March to Chicago Police Station After Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

He also had magazines of ammunition, Chief Waller said. Witness Allen Davis said that police saw the man's holster and asked him for his concealed carry permit, but when he reached for it, police shot him. Video showed one protester thrown to the ground surrounded by police holding batons. Randale Truitt, 31, of the 200 block of East 70th Street, is charged with attempted first-degree murder.

Global Media Jaguar escapes habitat at zoo and kills 6 animals
Author: 0 Jaguar escapes habitat at zoo and kills 6 animals

He mauled four alpacas, one emu and one fox in nearby habitats before being sedated by a vet team almost an hour after his escape, the zoo said. "The zoo will be closed today, July 14 and will reopen tomorrow, July 15 at 10 a.m". In a statement , the zoo said: "The team responded immediately to the incident". "I wasn't especially scared because there are a lot of professionals here and they know what they're doing and I count on them to keep us safe", Jill Spriggs said.

Global Media 10 killed in second attack on Election Rally
Author: 0 10 killed in second attack on Election Rally

The militant Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the political rally attack in Baluchistan, making the announcement via the group's AMAQ news agency. Akram Khan Durrani, who represents the MMA party, was unhurt, officials say. He later visited the injured in a hospital in Bannu and said that his vehicle was damaged in the attack, according to PTI .

Global Media Bennett slams Hamas 'ceasefire', predicting escalation in violence
Author: 0 Bennett slams Hamas 'ceasefire', predicting escalation in violence

The Gaza Health Ministry said the two, 15 and 16, died when the building they were standing near was hit. According to witnesses, the two teenagers who lost their lives were playing on the roof of a semi-abandoned building. Three people were wounded in Israel when a rocket struck the southern town of Sderot, police said. A 15-year-old Palestinian who tried to climb over the fence into Israel was shot dead.

Author: 0 May warns there could be 'no Brexit at all'

The interview, published during a gala dinner May hosted for Trump at Blenheim Palace, appeared to further ratchet up tensions in a relationship that's been fraught since the president assumed office. Trump did not reveal what advice he offered May in a press conference with her Friday. Dozens of protesters have rallied outside President Donald Trump's golf resorts in Scotland to protest his visit.

Global Media Ahead Of Arrest, Photo Of Nawaz Sharif With Wife, Daughter In Hospital
Author: 0 Ahead Of Arrest, Photo Of Nawaz Sharif With Wife, Daughter In Hospital

Sharif is returning from Britain one week after an anti-corruption court handed him a 10-year jail term over the purchase of luxury London flats and sentenced his daughter and political heir to seven years in prison. A police official who asked not to be identified said more than 100 PML-N workers had been detained. The Papers showed Sharif and his children (including Maryam) owned offshore companies in the British Virgin Islands .

Global Media Too early to take positives for proud England boss Southgate
Author: 0 Too early to take positives for proud England boss Southgate

This isn't the first time the England set up has been investigated by Federation Internationale de Football Association this World Cup either. There is no doubt it has helped England's players see what is possible, too, and what they can now achieve with the emergence of talent from their all-conquering junior sides.

Global Media What McConnell reportedly said about Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees
Author: 0 What McConnell reportedly said about Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees

Bush had two vacancies on the Supreme Court to fill in quick succession, and fewer than half of Americans overall had much of an opinion on whether his two nominees - John Roberts and Samuel Alito - should be confirmed. Trump had little to say about his choice before the announcement. "There is no question in my mind regarding Brett for the Supreme Court". "His nomination should be a non-starter for every member of the Senate concerned about the integrity of the special counsel's ...

Global Media Operation resumes to rescue boys trapped in flooded Thai cave
Author: 0 Operation resumes to rescue boys trapped in flooded Thai cave

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha was scheduled to visit the site later Monday, after first traveling south to Phuket, where a boat capsizing resulted in 42 deaths, mostly tourists from China. The mission was paused overnight on Sunday for air tanks to be replaced. Video provided by rescuers shows the first four boys being stretchered out of Tham Luang cave complex, where they had been trapped since Jun 23.

Global Media Thai soccer team members rescued from cave
Author: 0 Thai soccer team members rescued from cave

A team of 13 global cave diving experts and five Thai divers entered the precarious cave system at 10am local time on Sunday, after attempts to drill through to them were abandoned. The dramatic and risky rescue at the Tham Luang cave in the northern province of Chiang Rai was launched on Sunday and four boys were brought out that day.

Global Media Pompeo shrugs off North Korea's 'gangster' rebuke
Author: 0 Pompeo shrugs off North Korea's 'gangster' rebuke

Pompeo and other U.S. officials are meeting with North Korean officials in Pyongyang to hammer out details on dismantling North Korea's nuclear program. Abraham Denmark, a senior defense official for East Asia under former President Barack Obama, said: "This is a rejection of USA demands for unilateral denuclearisation by North Korea, and a clear message that the US will need to give up more to make progress ".

Global Media Thai Diver Dies During Cave Rescue Operations
Author: 0 Thai Diver Dies During Cave Rescue Operations

The reason the rescue mission is now focussing on providing oxygen is because air in the cave is declining as a result of all the workers inside. "At first we thought that we could sustain the kids' lives for a long time where they are now, but now, many things have changed", he said, according to The Associated Press.

Global Media UK Brexit ministers Davis and Baker quit in major blow to May
Author: 0 UK Brexit ministers Davis and Baker quit in major blow to May

In a letter to Davis, May disagreed with his characterization of her plans, saying the deal she seeks "will undoubtedly mean the returning of powers from Brussels to the United Kingdom". Mr Davis and fellow Brexit backer foreign secretary Boris Johnson had both agreed to support Mrs May's proposal for a softer divorce than she had originally planned, and it seemed she had survived the storm.

Global Media Japan cult leader who carried out Tokyo sarin attack is executed
Author: 0 Japan cult leader who carried out Tokyo sarin attack is executed

Sarin, a nerve gas, was originally developed by the Nazis. The 1995 subway attack was the most audacious. On 20 March 1995, cult members released the Sarin on the subway in the Japanese capital. The sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court in 2006. Japanese police tightened security Friday after the executions of the founder and six former senior members of the AUM Shinrikyo cult earlier in the day fanned fears about potential retaliation by followers.

Global Media ICE Will Never Be Abolished Under President Trump
Author: 0 ICE Will Never Be Abolished Under President Trump

He says President Donald Trump "will never abolish ICE " and is calling for an end to the "spurious attacks". VP Pence added that "the calls for abolishing ICE are not only outrageous, they are irresponsible". "ICE's mere existence causes many New Yorkers to live in daily fear that they will lose their family". The calls are the latest development in the controversy over the federal government temporarily separating parents and children who illegally crossed the southern border for ...

Global Media JK Rowling Mocks Trump For Spelling Error In Brutal Twitter Roast
Author: 0 JK Rowling Mocks Trump For Spelling Error In Brutal Twitter Roast

Rowling, known for her bestselling Harry Potter novels couldn't control her laughter over Trump's tweet as she replied with a continuous "hahaha" in her tweet. After Mr Trump corrected his tweet, JK Rowling tweeted again saying someone told him the correct meaning of the word. The tweet mysteriously disappeared shortly after it was posted, and was replaced with a almost identical message - with one glaring change.

Global Media US Navy ready to ensure 'free navigation' after Iran Hormuz threat
Author: 0 US Navy ready to ensure 'free navigation' after Iran Hormuz threat

The signatories to the landmark accord met for the first time since Donald Trump, the USA president, withdrew in May to discuss how they could salvage the deal in the face of a reimposition of U.S. Iranians have complained that the hoped-for rise in foreign investment and trade after the deal has not materialised. VIENNA - Talks to save the 2015 nuclear deal on Friday are unlikely to satisfy Iran, European powers said, and Tehran warned that it could leave the accord if it was not fully ...

Global Media Pompeo in Pyongyang to nail down details of North Korea agreement
Author: 0 Pompeo in Pyongyang to nail down details of North Korea agreement

Over the past quarter-century, North Korea has frustrated or outfoxed US administrations that have attempted to stop and reverse its weapons development through diplomacy and sanctions. Kim Hack-yong, a South Korean lawmaker who until a few weeks ago was head of the legislature's defense committee, told The Wall Street Journal that North Korea appeared to working on the sub at the port of Sinpo on the country's east coast.

Global Media Trump defends Jim Jordan amid allegations of sex abuse on wrestling team
Author: 0 Trump defends Jim Jordan amid allegations of sex abuse on wrestling team

Jordan has very recently been accused of having knowledge of accusations that the Ohio State wrestling team doctor was sexually abusing wrestlers. In addition to stating that he had no knowledge of any reports of abuse during his time as a coach, Jordan has, as noted , said that he's never been contacted about these charges.

Global Media Amazon's Prime Day will start July 16
Author: 0 Amazon's Prime Day will start July 16

That's six hours longer than previous year. The company said it collected "tens of millions" in new Prime memberships. He said Amazon shipped more than 5 billion items globally via Prime past year, and that USA members can get unlimited free two-day shipping on over 100 million items.

Global Media Malaysian authorities arrest former premier Najib Razak
Author: 0 Malaysian authorities arrest former premier Najib Razak

He applied to have the case transferred to the High Court, where Najib's plea would be taken, and in the event Najib pleads not guilty, the trial will be heard. "Let investigations be carried out", he said. In the United States, his production company had reached a US$60 million (S$82.1 million) settlement in a suit that alleged the movie was funded by money siphoned from 1MDB.

Global Media Trump declines request to lower flags for Capital Gazette shooting victims
Author: 0 Trump declines request to lower flags for Capital Gazette shooting victims

The president quickly issued a proclamation ordering the flags lowered nationwide until sunset on Tuesday (Wednesday NZT). "I spoke with the mayor last night and again this morning to let him know the President's decision ". The spokesman said: "We can not get into the specifics of the letter but the wording mirrors [his] social media rants". I told you so. Sgt. Amy Miguez, an Annapolis Police Department spokeswoman, said that she received a text message early on Thursday from Gazette ...

Global Media San Francisco skies turn orange as wildfires return to Northern California
Author: 0 San Francisco skies turn orange as wildfires return to Northern California

The smoke reached some 75 miles (120 km) south to San Francisco, leaving films of ash on cars and windows. Reports on social media show ash falling in flakes in the Bay Area. Firefighters worked through the night to halt a wildfire burning at a golf course in the northwest corner of Grand Lake, authorities say. Cal fire says the fire is burning towards south towards Solano County and west towards Lake Berryessa.

Global Media Putin and Trump Will Not Discuss Crimea, Kremlin Says
Author: 0 Putin and Trump Will Not Discuss Crimea, Kremlin Says

U.S. President Donald Trump looks on aboard Air Force One en route to Bedminster, New Jersey, from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., June 29, 2018. Earlier, the Kremlin reported that the heads of the two states will meet on July 16 in Helsinki and that the presidents will give a press conference after the meeting, where they will answer the journalists' questions.

Global Media Rebels, Russia pursue talks over battered south Syria: monitor
Author: 0 Rebels, Russia pursue talks over battered south Syria: monitor

Claiming that 55 rebel-held villages in Daraa have so far fallen to the Syrian army , Asfari added that the government forces would arrive "in few hours to the Nasib border crossing with Jordan ". Russian negotiators have demanded rebels accept terms like those agreed for eastern Ghouta, where insurgents either left for opposition territory in the northwest along with their families or accepted the return of state rule, Jabawi said.

Global Media German interior minister offers resignation over migration row
Author: 0 German interior minister offers resignation over migration row

The CSU is facing a state election in Bavaria in October, and has opted to take a hard-line anti-immigration stance as its main campaign strategy. Seehofer had previously warned that, unless Merkel came up with a satisfactory EU-wide solution to dealing with migrants, he would use his power to make sure that asylum-seekers who applied for asylum in states other than those where they'd first entered, would be turned away at the border.

Author: 0 Top French criminal Redoine Faid escapes prison by helicopter

Faid, along with two accomplices, was convicted for the murder of the policewoman. The commandos also used smoke bombs to shield their movements from surveillance cameras, Belloubet said. His infamy has increased since then following appearances in several television shows and the co-authoring of books recounting his past and rise as a criminal in the tough suburbs of Paris.

Global Media Trump attacks Democrats, defends ICE in Saturday morning tweets
Author: 0 Trump attacks Democrats, defends ICE in Saturday morning tweets

An ICE spokesman could not be reached for comment on this story, but during a stop in North Dakota this week, Trump warned that if ICE were eliminated, the country would be "overrun with the worst criminal elements you have ever seen". Deportations fell from a high of 434,000 in 2013 to 344,000 in 2016. Ronald D. Vitiello takes over from Thomas D. Homan , who had been the acting chief since the start of the Trump administration.

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