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Nigeria Govt Secures Court Order to Proscribe Shiite Imn

Nigeria Govt Secures Court Order to Proscribe Shiite Imn The court said, "An order of this honourable court proscribing the existence and activities of the respondent ( Islamic Movement in Nigeria ) in any part of Nigeria, under whatever form or guise either in groups or as individuals by whatever names they are called". [Full Article...]

Trump threatens not to recognize China's special status at WTO

Trump threatens not to recognize China's special status at WTO The Trump administration has long complained that WTO rules are unfair to the United States, and has almost throttled key WTO proceedings by refusing to name new members of the appellate body for the dispute settlement system. Early this year, the U.S. received a shot in the arm in its campaign against the S&DT. The reform of the WTO should not be gripped by a few "hegemony countries", the sta... [Full Article...]

Community reeling as RCMP search for BC murder suspects in Manitoba

Community reeling as RCMP search for BC murder suspects in Manitoba Police have reason to believe they were recently in the Gillam, Man. area. Schmegelsky is dressed in army fatigues. Gillam is more than 2,000 miles from northern British Columbia , where the three people were found slain. A Facebook account associated with a Bryer Schmegelsky featured a 2015 message that read: "Guns don't kill people". He said McLeod and his son were good friends, who hung ou... [Full Article...]

Israel, U.S. Successfully Test Ballistic Missile Defense System

Israel, U.S. Successfully Test Ballistic Missile Defense System Netanyahu said on Sunday, "today Israel has the ability to act against ballistic missiles that could be launched against us from Iran or anywhere else". The U.S. military said last week that it had taken out two Iranian drones in the Strait of Hormuz, claims Tehran has denied. Before that, the system was successfully tested in February 2018, after months of delays and technical problems. [Full Article...]

Two Americans arrested in Rome over killing of police officer

Two Americans arrested in Rome over killing of police officer For his part, Officer Rega has been described as an exemplary citizen. Mario Cerciello Rega, a 35-year-old officer with Italy's Carabinieri military police, was repeatedly stabbed early on Friday while trying to arrest two people suspected of stealing a backpack. [Full Article...]

France undeterred on digital tax, despite Trump's 'wine tax' threat

France undeterred on digital tax, despite Trump's 'wine tax' threat Trump and Macron in happier times. They say a levy is needed because big, multinational internet companies such as Facebook and Amazon are now able to book profits in low-tax countries like Ireland, no matter where the revenue originates. [Full Article...]

India wants credible action against terrorism by Pakistan

India wants credible action against terrorism by Pakistan Donald Trump did acknowledge Pakistan's efforts and sacrifices made in Afghanistan . India's Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has demanded prime minister Narendra Modi make a personal statement about US President Donald Trump's comments about Kashmir . [Full Article...]

SCOTUS Greenlights Trump’s Use of Military Funding for Border Wall

SCOTUS Greenlights Trump’s Use of Military Funding for Border Wall Namely, the Supreme Court lifted orders by a federal judge in California and the USA 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, which barred the White House from using the Defense Department's funds for the wall . The court's five conservative justices gave the administration the greenlight to begin work on four contracts it has awarded using Defense Department money. [Full Article...]

Heat Wave Sets New Temperature Records Across Europe

Heat Wave Sets New Temperature Records Across Europe We've been getting water where ever we go. Messages to "Hydrate yourselves!" blared from the radio, TV and public message boards. This new record was quickly broken, when temperatures rose to 40,4 degrees in Gilze Rijen on Thursday afternoon - the first time the thermometer has ever topped 40 degrees in the Netherlands . [Full Article...]

Trump warns France of reciprocal action on digital tax

Trump warns France of reciprocal action on digital tax Cummings responded to Mr. Trump on Twitter in a series of tweets , saying that "Each morning, I wake up, and I go and fight for my neighbors". Such a finding would allow Trump to levy retaliatory tariffs. "The Trump administration has consistently stated that it will not sit idly by and tolerate discrimination against US-based firms", Deere said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Pelosi Says She’s Not Trying to ‘Run Out Clock’ on Impeachment

Pelosi Says She’s Not Trying to ‘Run Out Clock’ on Impeachment The House speaker said they had a "very positive conversation about our districts and how we represent them". He also concluded that there was no evidence of a criminal conspiracy between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. "Once a president is out of office, the primary reasons to avoid prosecution - deference to impeachment and the need to avoid distraction of the chief executive from his... [Full Article...]

Over 1,000 arrested in Moscow protests - Russian Federation police

Over 1,000 arrested in Moscow protests - Russian Federation police The decision has sparked a number of protests across Russian Federation this month, including the largest demonstration in recent years last weekend, when 22,000 people took to the streets. Navalny was not allowed to run against Putin in a 2018 poll because of a conviction in a fraud case which has been viewed as punishment for his activism. [Full Article...]

Efforts on to evacuate stranded Mahalaxmi Express passengers

Efforts on to evacuate stranded Mahalaxmi Express passengers Meanwhile, heavy rains continued to lash Mumbai for the fourth consecutive day today. According to the rainfall data available with Skymet, Badlapur has recorded a whopping 338 mm of rain in 24 hours from 8.30 am on Friday. Around 700 passengers instantly became stranded as the field in which the train stopped turned into a large lake. 17 flights were diverted from the Mumbai airport yesterd... [Full Article...]

Policeman murdered in centre of Rome

Policeman murdered in centre of Rome After the victim went to police regarding the stolen backpack, Rega and another officer met the two Americans, pretending to be the backpack's owners, before identifying themselves as the police. A judge at the detention hearing hasn't ruled if the suspects will be kept in custody beyond an initial three-day period. "They were already ready to leave the country", police said. [Full Article...]

Johnson names Raab as deputy in brutal shake-up

Johnson names Raab as deputy in brutal shake-up Johnson insists the country will leave the European Union by October 31 - "do or die". He also said the United Kingdom would finally leave the European Union on October 31 - "no ifs or buts". Sajid Javid , Priti Patel and Dominic Raab have been appointed the top roles of Chancellor, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary respectively. Amber Rudd remains Work and Pensions Secretary, Geoffrey Cox ... [Full Article...]

Guatemala Caves to U.S. Pressure, Signs 3rd Country Agreement

Guatemala Caves to U.S. Pressure, Signs 3rd Country Agreement Trump told reporters that the agreement will "provide safety to legitimate asylum seekers and stop asylum fraud". "It lacks the asylum and protection processes required by US law for negotiation of such an agreement". President Donald Trump said on Friday that his administration has reached an agreement with Guatemala to restrict asylum application to the United States from nations south of th... [Full Article...]

Infant twins found dead, 'foaming at the mouth,’ in back of vehicle

Infant twins found dead, 'foaming at the mouth,’ in back of vehicle It was then that he says he discovered what had happened to the babies, IDed as Phoenix and Mariza (also called Luna) Rodriguez . Investigators believe Rodriguez had parked a sliver Honda Accord, with his infants in cars seats in the back, in the morning outside the hospital where he's employed. [Full Article...]

Russia Today fined £200,000 over 'serious failures' when covering Salisbury poisoning

Ofcom said RT, formerly known as Russia Today, "failed to preserve due impartiality in seven news and current affairs programs between 17 March and 26 April 2018". RT has denied the breaches and has launched legal proceeding against Ofcom's ruling. "It is very wrong for Ofcom to have issued a sanction against RT on the basis of its breach findings that are now under Judicial Review by the High C... [Full Article...]

Britain's new PM on Brexit mission

Britain's new PM on Brexit mission May stepped down after Parliament repeatedly rejected the withdrawal agreement she struck with the 28-nation bloc. US President Donald Trump dubbed Johnson "Britain Trump" and suggested the new PM he would work together well with anti-EU figurehead Nigel Farage, whose Brexit Party has taken a big chunk of eurosceptic votes from the Conservatives. [Full Article...]

Theresa May bows out as UK Prime Minister

Theresa May bows out as UK Prime Minister Afterwards, Mrs May headed back to No.10 where she thanked staff behind closed doors. Speaking to Sky News, Baroness Wheatcroft said: "We could well be hurdling toward a no deal Brexit but I don't think Parliament will allow that to happen". [Full Article...]


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