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Erdogan dismisses pledges over weapons for Kurds in Syria

Erdogan dismisses pledges over weapons for Kurds in Syria On Thursday, June 22, the U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis wrote a letter sent to his Turkish counterpart offering assurances that armaments supplied to YPG would be withdrawn following the Raqqa campaign. Police are expecting between 50,000 and 100,000 protesters during the summit. He said police are expecting up to 8,000 violent protesters on July 6. [Full Article...]

'Making a Murderer's' Brendan Dassey Is Expected to Be Released from Prison

The State has the option to either appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court or retry Dassey in the next 90 days. Wisconsin prosecutors, according to NBC News , could either re-try Dassey or appeal Thursday's decision to the Supreme Court . Dassey, who was convicted in the murder of Teresa Halbach and sentenced to life in prison, was found to have been coerced by investigators into a confession. [Full Article...]

Professor said Otto Warmbier 'got what he deserved'

Professor said Otto Warmbier 'got what he deserved' Over 2000 people attended the funeral to pay their respects to the 22-year old student who lost his life to the brutal regime of North Korea. Warmbier, traveling in the rogue nation on an organized tour, had been sentenced to a lengthy term of hard labor for allegedly taking a propaganda poster from his hotel in early 2016. [Full Article...]

Toll from oil tanker fire in Pakistan climbs to 157

Toll from oil tanker fire in Pakistan climbs to 157 Almost 100 people were injured, with most suffering burns to upward of 80 per cent of their bodies, officials said. When the flames subsided the field was strewn with bodies, and nearby were the charred shells of motorcycles and cars that the villagers had used to race to the scene. [Full Article...]

Another North Korean defects to the South

The president was speaking at the opening of the World Taekwondo Championships in the southern county of Muju . North Korea has tested a new rocket engine as part of its efforts to build a missile capable of reaching the American mainland, USA officials said . [Full Article...]

Surgical strikes show India can defend itself

Surgical strikes show India can defend itself Now terrorists have explained terrorism to them so we don't have to", said PM Modi , adding that India has succeeded in telling the world about the need to uproot the menace of terrorism. and ensuring that United States companies not only manufacture within the country but also make local hires. Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a "true friend", United States President Donald Trump ha... [Full Article...]

DUP will support UK government on budget and Brexit - May

DUP will support UK government on budget and Brexit - May The prime minister had enjoyed a clear majority in Parliament until she called a snap election in a bid to secure more Conservative seats. The prospect of a deal with the ultra-conservative DUP has caused consternation in Britain since the party opposes gay marriage and abortion. [Full Article...]

Infant left in Houston vehicle as father went to work found dead

Infant left in Houston vehicle as father went to work found dead Twenty-four-year-old Cynthia Marie Randolph was jailed Friday on two counts of causing serious bodily harm to a child. His dad had dropped off his two other children before heading to work for 9.30am. Temperates in the vicinity on Friday were in the mid 90's. Investigators spoke with the father, but so far no charges have been filed. FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Police in Texas say a three-y... [Full Article...]

Former Preds player Paul Kariya headed to Hockey Hall of Fame

Jacobs, 77, has owned the Bruins since 1975, helming the organization during Boston's Stanley Cup title in 2011. Recchi is fourth in National Hockey League games played with 1,652 and ranked 20th in goals at 601. Including three seasons with San Jose and one with Colorado, he played 1,451 regular season games with 684 goals, putting him 11th all time in the latter category. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court partly reinstates Trump travel ban, fall arguments set

Supreme Court partly reinstates Trump travel ban, fall arguments set Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department looks forward to defending the travel ban when the Supreme Court hears arguments in the case in October. But the Court's ruling only lets the Trump administration ban certain people. "The evidence in the record, viewed from the standpoint of the reasonable observer, creates a compelling case that [the executive order's] primary objec... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban

The court is letting the administration mostly enforce its 90-day ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. In the unsigned opinion, the court said that a foreign national who wants to visit or live with a family member would have such a relationship, and so would students from the designated countries - Libya, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - who were admitted to a US university... [Full Article...]

Texas mother charged in deaths of toddlers left in hot vehicle

Texas mother charged in deaths of toddlers left in hot vehicle She confessed to police she had smashed the auto windows to make it seem as if they had locked themselves inside and she was trying to help them, as she previously claimed. After that, the mom allegedly went inside the house, smoked some marijuana, and took a nap for "several hours", before finding her kids unresponsive in the vehicle and breaking a auto window to make the incident look like an ac... [Full Article...]

US Homeland Security to Provide Clear Notice on Immigration Order Implementation

US Homeland Security to Provide Clear Notice on Immigration Order Implementation Challengers to the ban said it would harm people who have legitimate reasons to be in the USA - including through family ties, work and education. Trump's first executive order on travel applied to travelers from Iraq and well as the six countries, and took effect immediately, causing chaos and panic at airports over the last weekend in January as the Homeland Security Department scrambled t... [Full Article...]

North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier

North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over death of Otto Warmbier North Korea claims it is the " biggest victim " after sending an American college student imprisoned for over a year home in a coma, from which he never awoke. "Unfortunately, the very bad, torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today", Warmbier's parents said in announcing their son's d... [Full Article...]

Britain's Prince Philip released from hospital after treated for infection

Britain's Prince Philip released from hospital after treated for infection Prince Philip attended the racing at Ascot on Tuesday, and the annual birthday parade for the Queen , known as Trooping the Colour, on Saturday. Philip was scheduled to attend the State Opening of Parliament with his wife, Queen Elizabeth . [Full Article...]

Projectile from Gaza lands in southern Israel

Kushner held separate talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Abbas this week in an effort to renew peace negotiations. Arabs in Gaza told the Israeli daily paper Haaretz that the Palestinian Authority (PA) in Ramallah has been blocking patients from leaving the Strip to receive crucial medical services in Israel and Jordan as the result of an ongoing power struggle b... [Full Article...]

Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise

Sajid Javid told the Commons the so-called combustibility test has been failed by every building tested so far in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster . "We will not rest until we can assure tenants that our blocks are safe". The tower's cladding - panels widely used to insulate buildings and improve their appearance - may have been a factor in rapidly spreading the June 14 blaze. [Full Article...]

Eid al-Fitr: What you need to know

After completion of the holy month of fasting, Muslims are able to gauge their improved spiritual condition as a result of one's devotion, conduct, prayers and divine favours received during that period. The time of Zakat al-Fitr, which is the charity given to the poor at the end of the fasting in Ramadan, is the last day of Ramadan. On the occasion, Mehbooba also prayed for communal harmony, br... [Full Article...]

DUP backs deal to support minority Conservative government

DUP backs deal to support minority Conservative government The Prime Minister claimed the agreement would be a "very, very good one", despite a backlash from other parts of the United Kingdom and concern that tying her government to the socially conservative DUP will drag the country further to the political right. [Full Article...]

Canada nurse gets life for killing 8 people in her care

Canada nurse gets life for killing 8 people in her care The court is expected to hear a number of victim impact statements on Monday, including some read by family members of the deceased. They are suggesting a life sentence with no eligibility for parole for 25 years on all eight counts of first-degree murder, a sentence of 10 years for the attempted murders and seven years for both aggravated assaults. [Full Article...]


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