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Dead, 15 Still Missing in Boat Accident Off Thai Island

Dead, 15 Still Missing in Boat Accident Off Thai Island Thailand is in the middle of its rainy season, which usually runs from May to October, and often generates high winds and flash storms in coastal areas, especially on its west coast on the Indian Ocean, where Phuket is located. The boat sank 40m below the surface of the Andaman Sea, a few kilometers off the coast of Koh He, an islet known for its coral formations and popular with day-trippers f... [Full Article...]

Did North Korea's Kim put potatoes over Pompeo?

Did North Korea's Kim put potatoes over Pompeo? President Donald Trump suggested on Monday that China might be seeking to derail US efforts aimed at denuclearizing North Korea , but said he was confident that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would uphold a pact the two agreed last month. [Full Article...]

What Does Trump Have Against Breastfeeding? - Cortney O'Brien

Another section called on countries to restrict promotion of food products that could have harmful effects on children. Threats to end vital U.S. military aid and punishing trade measures forced the Ecuador delegates to drop out. "002.pdf" target="_blank">revisit the issue of limiting the marketing of non-breastmilk options for mothers, reopening some of the contentious debates from 2016. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court upholds death penalty for 2012 Delhi gang rape case convicts

Supreme Court upholds death penalty for 2012 Delhi gang rape case convicts The woman succumbed to her injuries two weeks later at a hospital in Singapore. "The death sentence had been confirmed by the Supreme Court sometime back and this was a review petition". The convicts had challenged the validity of the dying declaration and claimed that there were discrepancies in her statement. India's Supreme Court has turned down an appeal against the death penalty for t... [Full Article...]

Thai basil pork rice is first meal choice for rescued footballers

Thai basil pork rice is first meal choice for rescued footballers The message, like most posted by the SEALs, ended with the fighting cheer adopted from the US Navy: Hooyah. It was the second trip down the dark and narrow passageways for some of the rescue team members, according to The Guardian . Image: Rescue personnel in the Tham Luang cave complex. "Water levels are the same like the last two days", he said , adding that rescue efforts were expecte... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Names Brett Kavanaugh Winner Of ‘Survivor

Donald Trump Names Brett Kavanaugh Winner Of ‘Survivor The White House wants Kavanaugh to be in place by October 1, when the court's next term formally opens, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said the Senate will vote to confirm Kennedy's successor in the fall. Kavanaugh in 2009 changed his tune on the Starr probe, arguing that presidents should be free from civil lawsuits, criminal prosecutions and investigations while in office. [Full Article...]

Trump Picks Kavanaugh For Supreme Court

Trump Picks Kavanaugh For Supreme Court The president and White House officials involved in the process have fielded calls and messages and have been on the receiving end of public pleas and op-eds for or against specific candidates since Kennedy announced on June 27 that he would retire this summer. [Full Article...]

First Four Boys Rescued From Thai Cave

First Four Boys Rescued From Thai Cave Rescuers have started to enter the cave, with a team of worldwide diving experts attempting to free the 12 schoolboys and their 25-year-old coach . "Clearly there is a huge risk of someone panicking if they are not used to the diving environment", Tony Haigh, a spokesman for the British Cave Rescue Council, which had two divers that found the boys, told the Post . [Full Article...]

Cult leader in Tokyo sarin attack executed along with 6 followers

Cult leader in Tokyo sarin attack executed along with 6 followers He was among 13 people placed on death row in connection with the string of crimes perpetrated by the doomsday cult. Twelve other members of Aum Shinrikyo were sentenced to death for their roles in the Tokyo attack. Japan's Justice Ministry announced the executions of Asahara, 63, and his followers. The initial death sentence in 2004 became final after his defense team could not file an appeal... [Full Article...]

50 deaths in Quebec attributed to heat as hot, humid weather subsides

50 deaths in Quebec attributed to heat as hot, humid weather subsides Heat waves that last Friday is observed South of the canadian province of Quebec, resulted in the deaths of at least 16 people, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to the Telegraph. The rest of the deaths occurred in other parts of the French-speaking province. But Ontario does not track heat related deaths in the same way as Quebec and does not report on potential causes of death without... [Full Article...]

Trump Narrows Supreme Court Search to Three Front-Runners

Trump Narrows Supreme Court Search to Three Front-Runners And now the president has the chance to do it again with Sen. Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday that he doesn't believe a nominee's position on Roe v. Circuit, Judge Raymond Kethledge of the 6th Circuit, Judge Amy Coney Barrett of the 7th Circuit and Judge Thomas Hardiman of the 3rd Circuit. That's according to a person familiar with Trump's thinking who was not authorized to speak publicly. [Full Article...]

Germany’s Merkel, Hungary’s Orban clash over how to be humane

Germany’s Merkel, Hungary’s Orban clash over how to be humane German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Conservatives Union on Thursday night reached an agreement on strengthened asylum policies with coalition partner Social Democratic Party (SPD), ending weeks-long dispute that nearly toppled the government. [Full Article...]

Crowds line Great Falls streets for Presidential motorcade

Crowds line Great Falls streets for Presidential motorcade Trump also used his Montana speech to deride Rep. Maxine Waters, the veteran Democratic lawmaker from California whose call for aggressive protests against Trump administration officials drew the president's ire last month. The support for Cruz belies Rosendale's attempt to tie himself to Trump, but seemingly did not - because of Trump's visit - run afoul of a loyalty test the White House is runni... [Full Article...]

Details confirm the meeting of Trump and Queen Elizabeth

Details confirm the meeting of Trump and Queen Elizabeth The talks will be followed by a press conference and Trump and his wife will then travel to Windsor Castle to meet Queen Elizabeth. "The president knows this country probably better than any president in recent history", Ambassador Woody Johnson told reporters in a briefing call Friday. [Full Article...]

Flooding, Landslides in Japan Leave at Least 85 Dead

Flooding, Landslides in Japan Leave at Least 85 Dead Torrents of rainfall and flooding battered a widespread area in southwestern Japan on Saturday, with local media casualty reports climbing quickly. Authorities have warned that landslides could strike even if the rainfall diminishes. Hundreds of people have been injured, and dozens of homes have been completely destroyed in the disastrous downpours. Also in Ehime, two elementary schoolgirls and ... [Full Article...]

3 killed in Shannon Falls accident

3 killed in Shannon Falls accident One of the three hikers who died Tuesday in the waters of B.C.'s Shannon Falls has been identified as a social media personality known for often-daring travel videos . High On Life is a YouTube collective based in Vancouver which boasts 500,000 subscribers and was started by Gamble, Lyakh and a third friend Parker Heuser . [Full Article...]

Trump still pondering Supreme Court pick as big reveal nears

Trump still pondering Supreme Court pick as big reveal nears Wade . Today, Graham said all of the possible Supreme Court Justice picks on President Trump's list are "outstanding" and each one is a "winning lottery ticket" for Republicans. This will be 6.30 am - Tuesday - local India time on July 10. Just days after his inauguration in January 2017 he nominated the conservative justice Neil Gorsuch to the court. [Full Article...]

Man who challenged black family's use of pool loses job

Man who challenged black family's use of pool loses job Edwards wasn't required to show any form of ID to get into the pool area, and used her keycard to get in, according to the Daily Mail . The officers said no crime was committed. The New York Post reports that Jasmine Edwards uploaded a video to her Facebook page of a 4th of July incident at her neighborhood pool that escalated to involve the police. [Full Article...]

First Thailand boys rescued two weeks after being trapped in cave

First Thailand boys rescued two weeks after being trapped in cave President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that US personnel were on the ground at the cave site assisting in the operation. Very courageous and talented people!,' the president wrote on Twitter Sunday morning. Concerns were earlier voiced that the children, weakened by nine days without food, were unfit for diving all the way through. "The boys are ready to face any challenges", rescue chief Naro... [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer Cohen says family, US have his 'first loyalty'

Trump lawyer Cohen says family, US have his 'first loyalty' Judicial Watch sued the Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking all records regarding the FBI's raid on former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen's home, office, and hotel room after the government ignored three Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, the watchdog organization announced Monday. [Full Article...]


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