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92-year-old woman shoots son to avoid care home 92-year-old woman shoots son to avoid care home
- July 04, 2018

Blessing then pointed the gun at the son's girlfriend and the two struggled over the weapon when it became dislodged from her hand, officials said. She then confronted her son in the master bedroom of the home they shared, along with the son's girlfriend, in Fountain Hills, Ariz . (more...)
Hosepipe ban likely across Lancashire Hosepipe ban likely across Lancashire
- July 04, 2018

Commenting on the ongoing situation, Irish Water's Corporate Affairs Manager, Kate Gannon said: "We thank the public for their water conservation efforts to date". Water companies are starting to ask customers to conserve supplies by not using hosepipes or water sprinklers during the heatwave. It will take months for water levels to restore in raw water sources such as rivers, lakes and ground water supplies and for levels in our treated drinking water reservoirs to restore. (more...)
German migrant deal faces European resistance German migrant deal faces European resistance
- July 04, 2018

Horst Seehofer also leads the CSU party which has partnered with Ms Merkel's Christian Democrats for seven decades. The CSU had threatened tighter border controls which Merkel rejected, insisting on a European solution . At the height of the record influx of migrants in 2015, Merkel agreed to a CSU proposal to establish transit zones at the border to filter out migrants who have little chance of gaining asylum. (more...)
USA envoy meets with North Korean officials in demilitarized zone USA envoy meets with North Korean officials in demilitarized zone
- July 04, 2018

Bolton also said the administration's plan would require the North Koreans to provide full disclosure of all their nuclear programs and ballistic missile sites, but that has not happened yet. U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that talks to end North Korea's nuclear program are "going well" despite concerns Pyongyang may be actually bolstering its nuclear and missile facilities. (more...)
Trump to revoke Obama policy factoring race in school admissions Trump to revoke Obama policy factoring race in school admissions
- July 04, 2018

The Trump administration is set to roll back the Obama-era policies promoting diversity in universities, known as affirmative action , USA media report. The Republican Trump administration's move is being viewed by Democrats and liberals as a way to weaken affirmative action. In 2016, the court, in an opinion written by Kennedy, granted affirmative action policies a narrow victory by permitting race to be among the factors considered in the college admission process. (more...)
Russia's Lavrov hopes visiting US lawmakers will help mend ties Russia's Lavrov hopes visiting US lawmakers will help mend ties
- July 04, 2018

A delegation of USA lawmakers met with Russia's top diplomat in Moscow on Tuesday in an effort to boost relations as the USA and Russian presidents are set to meet in two weeks. "I hope coming out of the Helsinki meeting between our two presidents will be the beginning of some type of better understanding". The U.S. congressional delegation is scheduled to meet with senior Russian officials amid preparations for a summit between the nations' presidents. (more...)
US, North Korean officials met Sunday
- July 04, 2018

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told a Senate briefing last week that Trump only believed the North Korean threat had been "reduced", not ended. During his annual new year's speech , the North Korean dictator ordered his country's missile and nuclear weapons research sectors to mass produce ballistic missiles. (more...)
French convict escapes from prison using a helicopter French convict escapes from prison using a helicopter
- July 04, 2018

France's Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet, who travelled to the Sud-Francilien prison in Réau on Sunday evening, called it "a spectacular escape", adding that "It was an extremely well-prepared commando unit that may have used drones to survey the area beforehand". (more...)
2 shot at Kansas elementary school; gunman at large 2 shot at Kansas elementary school; gunman at large
- July 03, 2018

By noon, an armored vehicle began to move toward the house, said Overland Park Police Chief Frank Donchez. District spokeswoman Becky Miller said no students were on campus. The suspect fled and attempted a carjacking at a nearby auto wash, police say. 151st and Metcalf where a suspect tried to carjack someone, but failed, police say. (more...)
Turkey condemns Syria regime’s 'inhumane' assault on Daraa Turkey condemns Syria regime’s 'inhumane' assault on Daraa
- July 03, 2018

The spike in violence over the past two weeks has forced around 160 000 people to flee their homes, according to initial United Nations estimates. The Norwegian Refugee Council has asked Jordan to reopen its border but the country already hosts hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees and says it can't accept any more. (more...)
Russia: Crimea 'Never' to Be Discussed In Negotiations Russia: Crimea 'Never' to Be Discussed In Negotiations
- July 03, 2018

Trump suggested last month before a meeting of the G-7 group of leading industrial nations that Russian Federation should be invited back in to the group. Trump will be under renewed pressure in Finland to upbraid Putin for 2016 election interference, all while special counsel Robert Mueller investigates whether the president's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in a bid to sway the 2016 presidential election in his favor. (more...)
White House taps team for Supreme Court pick White House taps team for Supreme Court pick
- July 03, 2018

He has often served as a swing vote between the court's liberal and conservative justices. Trump has said he will announce his nominee on July 9 and that he will make his selection from a list of candidates compiled by conservative legal activists. (more...)
Murkowski favors Kennedy-like justice for Supreme Court slot Murkowski favors Kennedy-like justice for Supreme Court slot
- July 03, 2018

Interested in Donald Trump? In other words, Democrats will have put an absolute cap on their possible gains at two seats, while nearly certainly forfeiting at least three. In an unusually direct appeal to voters, he said that to block "an ideological nominee, " people should tell their senators to oppose anyone from Trump's list . (more...)
Andheri bridge collapse: Mumbai’s dabbawalas suspend tiffin services on WR route Andheri bridge collapse: Mumbai’s dabbawalas suspend tiffin services on WR route
- July 03, 2018

The bridge collapse was held up as an example of the annual civic nightmare in India's financial capital during rain. Talking to reporters a fire brigade officials said the Gokhle Bridge that connects Andheri east and west collapsed today. (more...)
1 dead, 9 injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas 1 dead, 9 injured after boat explodes in the Bahamas
- July 03, 2018

Three people on the neighboring boat jumped into the shallow waters and helped to pull at least one injured person off the disabled boat. Stefanie also requires surgery on her spine for an L1 lumbar disk fracture. "The couple met in college at Tennessee State University and have a 13-year-old son together", UK Daily Mail reported . Exumas and Ragged Island MP Chester Cooper said in a statement: "This is a sad day for Exuma and a sad day for our American friends". (more...)
Death becomes her: ‘Dead’ woman found alive in morgue Death becomes her: ‘Dead’ woman found alive in morgue
- July 03, 2018

The woman was taken to the Carletonville morgue in South Africa after a road accident, where paramedics at the scene found she wasn't breathing. The patient was immediately transferred to Leratong Hospital in Krugersdorp after she was found breathing, where she is now being treated. (more...)
Maryland police identify gunman in newsroom shooting Maryland police identify gunman in newsroom shooting
- July 03, 2018

Perth-raised Gavin Buckley , elected Annapolis Mayor a year ago, submitted the flag request to the White House over the weekend. More recently, it flew at half-staff after 10 people were killed at a high school in Santa Fe, Tex. Steve Schuh, county executive of Anne Arundel County, holds a copy of The Capital Gazette near the scene of a shooting at the newspaper's office, Friday, June 29, 2018, in Annapolis, Md. (more...)
Malaysia arrests former PM Najib Razak, charges expected Malaysia arrests former PM Najib Razak, charges expected
- July 03, 2018

Anti-graft investigators have raided six properties in the Klang Valley linked to Najib including the 64-year-old's Taman Duta mansion, three upscale condominium units at Pavilion Residences and one government quarters in Putrajaya that was described by police as a "safe house". (more...)
Iran's leaders seek ways to defend economy from U.S. sanctions Iran's leaders seek ways to defend economy from U.S. sanctions
- July 03, 2018

Denouncing the current economic pressures on Iran as a hostile plot for making the Iranians discontented, the Leader said, "By God's grace, we will boost bonds with people day by day, and strengthen the pious, motivated and pragmatic youth with our enemy-shattering unity". (more...)
Migrants: Merkel government suspended at final talks Migrants: Merkel government suspended at final talks
- July 03, 2018

But after a night of high drama, Seehofer later said he would hold last-ditch talks with Merkel's CDU "in hopes of reaching an understanding". Seehofer told party colleagues at an executive committee meeting that discussions with Merkel had been fruitless, according to a party source. (more...)

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