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World News Murder probe after woman dies from nerve poisoning
Author: 0 Murder probe after woman dies from nerve poisoning

After determining that the nerve agent involved was Novichok , authorities worked on determining whether or not it was from the same batch used on the double agent and his daughter. The Skripal case, which Metropolitan Police detectives are investigating as attempted murder, sparked a diplomatic crisis between Russian Federation and the West, including the expulsion of hundreds of diplomats from both sides.

World News Woman killed when helicopter crashes into Virginia home
Author: 0 Woman killed when helicopter crashes into Virginia home

The National Transportation Safety Board has identified the model that came down as being as small helicopter. The communications office of the College of William & Mary tweeted that an "aviation incident" has been reported in a residential area near Dillard Complex.

World News WhatsApp has new features and tips to detect fake news
Author: 0 WhatsApp has new features and tips to detect fake news

With the new feature , the users will be able to distinguish between forwards and typed messages. "If you read something that makes you angry or afraid, ask whether it was shared to make you feel that way. The steps are being taken after reports of mob lynchings across the country that were triggered by WhatsApp messages being spread maliciously. The new feature is known as Send Messages and it is rolling out to Android, iOS and Windows Phone users across the globe.

World News Meeting Putin may be easier than attending UK & NATO summit
Author: 0 Meeting Putin may be easier than attending UK & NATO summit

This is not fair, nor is it acceptable. "I think we'll see more and more countries developing relationships that they think will benefit them in an era when they can't count on the United States the way they used to", said Goldgeier. Some diplomats fear the president will threaten to pull troops out of Europe without more spending on defense, despite US denials. The EU Council leader said pointedly that when Mr Trump did meet Mr Putin on 16 July "it is always worth knowing who is your ...

World News 18 tourists dead, 38 others missing in China boat accidents
Author: 0 18 tourists dead, 38 others missing in China boat accidents

Police were investigating whether the double-decker Phoenix dive boat had been inspected by marine officials as required before it set sail Thursday, Weerasak said. The survivors were shown being lifted from the rafts and sitting in life jackets amid ropes on the deck of what appears to be a fishing trawler. The vessels went out despite a severe weather warning , which was still in place for much of the country's southern coast on Friday, according to the Thailand Meteorological Department.

World News Eight boys rescued from Thai cave in good mental, physical state
Author: 0 Eight boys rescued from Thai cave in good mental, physical state

As of Tuesday, four other team members and their 25-year-old assistant coach are still stranded in the cave. The boys have been in the cave since June 23 when they were exploring the cave and unexpected rain flooded the tunnels. "I hope all four kids. the coach , and the doctor and three SEALs will be all out today", Former Chiang Rai governor and rescue mission commander Narongsak Osotthanakorn told reporters Tuesday.

World News Four More Boys Pulled From Flooded Thailand Cave
Author: 0 Four More Boys Pulled From Flooded Thailand Cave

Following a similar pattern as the previous two days, the divers ventured back into the cave at 10:00am today , Narongsak told reporters . Officials described the rescued boys as "hungry but happy". The 8 boys who have already been taken from the cave by diver are thought to be largely healthy after their ordeal, despite having been trapped inside the cave with little food or water for more than two weeks.

World News China welcomes Air India's decision to change Taiwan's name
Author: 0 China welcomes Air India's decision to change Taiwan's name

Earlier, Air India's spokesperson said it followed the procedure as advised by the Ministry of External Affairs in updating its website with respect to changing name of Taiwan. Although the deadline has been extended to July 25, China's Civil Aviation Administration has threatened to take "further measures" to deal with those airlines that fail to comply with the request.

World News Rescued boys in high spirits, day three's mission underway
Author: 0 Rescued boys in high spirits, day three's mission underway

Boys from the soccer team trapped inside Tham Luang cave covered in hypothermia blankets July 3 video by Thai Navy Seal. Chiang Rai provincial Gov. Each boy was accompanied underwater by two divers helping them navigate the dark, murky water in the flooded tunnels. As of this midday Monday, eight of the 12 boys had been rescued , and operations were ongoing.

World News Trump's longtime driver sues for thousands of hours of unpaid overtime
Author: 0 Trump's longtime driver sues for thousands of hours of unpaid overtime

Noel Cintron , 59, said the Trump Organization has not paid him for 3,300 hours of overtime in the last six years or given him a "meaningful" raise for 12 years. Cintron can't sue for overtime prior to the past six years because of the statute of limitations. Cintron says that he often worked 55 hours a week and was usually on the job each day at 7am.

World News Trump names Brett Kavanaugh as nominee for next supreme court justice
Author: 0 Trump names Brett Kavanaugh as nominee for next supreme court justice

Broadcast networks scrambled to clear room on their primetime schedules at 9 PM in order to cover Trump's announcement, ABC interrupting summer reality TV workhorse The Bachelorette , to carry Survivor: Scotus. President Donald Trump nominated Barrett , and the Senate confirmed her on October 31, 2017, to the federal bench. Democrats plan a confrontation centered on abortion and healthcare, hoping to either scuttle the nomination process completely or delay it until after November in the ...

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Author: 0 "We deserved better": Cherchesov commented on the match Russia-Croatia

The U.S. president's spontaneous approach to negotiations, and the inscrutable style of the Kremlin leader, make predicting the outcome of the summit with any accuracy close to impossible. " Russia has fallen! Hug, cry. Croatia is among the four best teams in the world", the commentator on state-run HRT television channel shouted. "I will not focus on one player in the Croatia team because the Croatian team is playing great and I can not say one player is better than the others", he said.

Author: 0 U.S. Delegates Opposed an International Resolution That Supported Breastfeeding

On Twitter, Mr Trump "called out" the Times and said the "US strongly supports breastfeeding ". Patti Rundall, the policy director of the British advocacy group Baby Milk Action told the newspaper, "What happened was tantamount to blackmail, with the USA holding the world hostage and trying to overturn almost 40 years of consensus on the best way to protect infant and young child health".

World News Second rescue attempt begins after four boys pulled from Thai cave
Author: 0 Second rescue attempt begins after four boys pulled from Thai cave

Chiang Rai acting Gov. Narongsak Osattanakorn said the second phase began at 11 a.m. and authorities "hope to hear good news in the next few hours". Rescue operations have halted for the night and will restart on Tuesday. Rescue operations chief Narongsak Osottanakorn described Sunday's initial rescue bid as "D-Day" when it was launched, and there were fears that any one of many potential pitfalls could prove deadly.

World News Kane spurred on by England's World Cup class of '66
Author: 0 Kane spurred on by England's World Cup class of '66

Hopefully we can go one step further and get to the final". Rather than the player who anxious about making a mistake against Lithuania in a World Cup qualifier in October previous year, the Leicester City defender is now the player who makes the difference.

World News Trump 'Close to Determining' No Mueller Interview, Giuliani Says
Author: 0 Trump 'Close to Determining' No Mueller Interview, Giuliani Says

None", Giuliani said . When Stephanopoulos confronted Giuliani about this, and said it was hard to believe Trump's own words given what Giuliani was saying, the president's attorney proceeded to attack the investigation as a whole. And Michael Cohen has said it's time for him to speak the truth and put his family and Country first. During an appearance on NBC's "Meet The Press," Giuliani added that he would not recommend that Trump sit down with special counsel Robert Mueller for an ...

World News North Korea: Mike Pompeo rejects 'gangster-like' accusation
Author: 0 North Korea: Mike Pompeo rejects 'gangster-like' accusation

While Pompeo offered a relatively positive assessment of his meetings, North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the United States betrayed the spirit of last month's summit between President Donald Trump and Kim by making "unilateral and gangster-like" demands on "CVID", or the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea.

World News Taiwan name-change by Air India unrelated to one China policy
Author: 0 Taiwan name-change by Air India unrelated to one China policy

Beijing also criticized the US efforts to foster the relationship with the Taiwanese government and its president Tsai Ing-wen, including the opening of a new office complex for the American Institute in Taiwan that works essentially as Washington's informal embassy due to the absence of formal diplomatic ties since 1949.

World News Trudeau, Ford clash over asylum seekers in first official meeting
Author: 0 Trudeau, Ford clash over asylum seekers in first official meeting

The federal government recently pledged to give Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba $50 million to help offset some of the costs incurred due to the influx of asylum seekers illegally crossing the Canada-U.S. "It is one of our great assets we have in the world, that our population is positive toward immigration and refugees and we need to keep that" he said.

World News Ten killed in Turkish train accident
Author: 0 Ten killed in Turkish train accident

The train, with over 360 people on board, was travelling from the Edirne region on the Greek and Bulgarian borders to Istanbul's Halkali station on Sunday when six carriages derailed in the Tekirdag region. "There were deaths immediately, people whose legs were crushed". "It was a disgusting accident". Turkish authorities, including President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have said the derailment is being fully investigated.

World News Insider attack kills USA service member in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Insider attack kills USA service member in Afghanistan

The statement further added that the wounded service members, who are in stable condition, are now being treated. Officials at the top USA military headquarters in Kabul could not immediately be reached for additional comment. The incident marks the first combat fatality for the USA military in Afghanistan since April 30, and the third there this year. An insider attack is when a member of the Afghan National Security Forces, who U.S.military personnel is advising and training attacks a US ...

World News Brexit secretary David Davis has resigned
Author: 0 Brexit secretary David Davis has resigned

Davis is said to have had a "you go, we go" pact with Baker and Suella Braverman, another DexEU minister. May has responded to Davis' resignation with a two-and-a-half page letter of her own, saying she does "not agree" with Davis' characterization of Friday's proposal, instead calling it a "precise, responsible, and credible basis" for UK-EU relations.

World News Six boys exit the cave, says senior official
Author: 0 Six boys exit the cave, says senior official

Oxygen tanks along the almost 2-mile stretch will be replaced. The group have been trapped since 23 June. Bursts of heavy monsoon rain soaked the Tham Luang Cave area in northern Chiang Rai province on Sunday and storms were expected in the coming weeks, increasing the risks in what has been called a "war with water and time" to save the team.

World News Mastermind of deadly sarin gas attack in Tokyo executed
Author: 0 Mastermind of deadly sarin gas attack in Tokyo executed

Cult leader Shoko Asahara, whose real name is Chizuo Matsumoto, had been in prison for 22 years before his execution this week. Six of the seven, including Asahara, had been implicated in the subway attack. Under instructions from Asahara, six Aum members strangled 33-year-old lawyer Tsutsumi Sakamoto - who had been helping parents seeking to free their children from the cult's control - as well as his 29-year-old wife, Satoko, and their 1-year-old son, Tatsuhiko, after breaking into the ...

World News Lawyers: Manafort in solitary confinement as he awaits trial
Author: 0 Lawyers: Manafort in solitary confinement as he awaits trial

The former Trump campaign chairman's attorneys filed court documents this week claiming Manafort is unable to adequately prepare for his two upcoming trials while jailed, reported New York Magazine . Manafort lamented in the filing that his indictment has been the subject of intense national media attention and claimed that the coverage "has often been sensationalized and untethered from the facts in the case".

World News Trump’s Mar-a-Lago seeks to hire 61 foreign workers
Author: 0 Trump’s Mar-a-Lago seeks to hire 61 foreign workers

The president's opulent Florida beach club wants to hire 21 immigrant cooks from October to May, and another 40 temporary foreign wait staff. At the end of that term, the workers would be expected to return home. "It's very, very hard to get people". Other Trump businesses have hired foreign workers for temporary jobs. Supporters say the program is necessary to keep American businesses afloat and allows seasonal businesses to operate at a greater capacity.

World News Ky. Judge Not On Top 3 List For Supreme Court Position
Author: 0 Ky. Judge Not On Top 3 List For Supreme Court Position

Lee has the respect and admiration of his colleagues, Republicans and Democrats alike". Missouri is an antiabortion state, but that's not where Senator McCaskill stands. Three Democratic senators voted for Gorsuch a year ago: Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, and Joe Manchin of West Virginia. President Donald Trump is set to announce his pick for the Supreme Court next week.

World News The White House Has a New Senior Advisor - Katie Pavlich
Author: 0 The White House Has a New Senior Advisor - Katie Pavlich

The White House announced Thursday that former Fox News co-president Bill Shine is now the deputy chief of staff for communications. "He brings over two decades of television programming, communications, and management experience to the role", the White House said .

World News Donald Trump nears decision on replacement for Supreme Court
Author: 0 Donald Trump nears decision on replacement for Supreme Court

According to National Public Radio ( NPR ), Trump has reduced the names of the potential nominees to three judges - Brett Kavanaugh , Amy Coney Barrett and Raymond Kethledge. A more conservative justice could move the court to the right, potentially for decades, and could potentially vote with the majority to overturn Roe v.