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Egypt sentences hundreds over 2013 pro-Morsi protests

Egypt sentences hundreds over 2013 pro-Morsi protests The sentencing was part of a trial for 739 defendants who were arrested for participating in a month-long sit-in in Cairo to protest Morsi's ouster. At the time, Amnesty put out a statement warning Egyptian judicial authorities: "The world is watching you". It initially said more than 40 police had died. [Full Article...]

US, France, Germany, Canada back Britain's findings over Novichok nerve agent poisoning

US, France, Germany, Canada back Britain's findings over Novichok nerve agent poisoning In a joint statement, the leaders of Germany, France, Canada and the U.S. said they had " full confidence in the British assessment" that the Russian state was behind the poisoning of a former Russian spy in England earlier this year. "We will not be applying to Russia for the extradition of these men as the Russian constitution does not permit extradition of its own nationals", said Sue Hemming,... [Full Article...]

US warns of regional crisis if Nicaragua unrest goes on

In an exclusive interview, Ortega told teleSUR Nicaragua's "extreme right" and US officials were behind the violent protests: the same forces he said have been trying to topple the Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro. It also documented cases of torture and excessive force. In a debate convened by the USA delegation, which chairs the Council this month and was rejected by several m... [Full Article...]

Sen. Harris questions Judge Kavanaugh again on Mueller Investigation (C-SPAN)

Sen. Harris questions Judge Kavanaugh again on Mueller Investigation (C-SPAN) He again declined to say whether the landmark 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide, Roe v. Wade , was correctly decided, though he indicated - as he also had on Wednesday - that it is a decision that merits respect as "an important precedent of the Supreme Court" that has been "reaffirmed many times". [Full Article...]

Woman severely injured after accidentally lighting dynamite

Woman severely injured after accidentally lighting dynamite Home Depot was closed. Police said the family then recalled seeing something that they thought were candles in the basement . One of her children called 911 and she was taken to the hospital. Police said power was out in the neighborhood because of thunderstorms. Calling the incident a "tragic accident", city spokesperson Av Harris revealed that the authorities found another explosive device ... [Full Article...]

Dallas Botham Shem Jean Update

Dallas Botham Shem Jean Update Dallas Police Chief Renee Hall said yesterday "at my request, we are in the process of obtaining a warrant based on the circumstances we have now". Lucia, where she lives and where her son grew up, said her son's death "just feels like a nightmare". But she questioned how the situation could have escalated to her son's shooting. [Full Article...]

New Hampshire kidnapping survivor shares story on "20/20"

New Hampshire kidnapping survivor shares story on Authorities said Kibby gagged her, placed her in a storage container, and sexually assaulted her every day she was held captive. I said 'I don't judge you for this. One neighbor, Debbie Demers, told NECN of Kibby, "He's been called insane Nate". "So, I told him, 'Whatever you're -- making in your damn basement, you better clean it up right now, because they are coming for your a-", Munday told... [Full Article...]

Two associates of Trump adviser Stone questioned in Russian Federation probe

Two associates of Trump adviser Stone questioned in Russian Federation probe Credico's testimony came as an attorney for another Stone associate, conservative political commentatorJerome Corsi, said he would not be appearing before the grand jury Friday after being subpoenaed. Gray has said Corsi and Stone communicated by phone and email between 2016 and 2018. He brought his therapy dog with him, an accommodation approved by Mueller's team. [Full Article...]

Sadr's list calls for Iraq PM Abadi to resign amid ongoing protests

Sadr's list calls for Iraq PM Abadi to resign amid ongoing protests Another group of protesters entered a water treatment facility linked to the West Qurna 2 oilfield and held two workers hostage for about an hour before leaving peacefully. But since Islamic State was largely defeated a year ago, divisions have resurfaced. Local residents say the government is corrupt and has allowed infrastructure to virtually collapse in the region that generates much of Ira... [Full Article...]

European Union official described PM's Brexit plans as dead, MP claims

European Union official described PM's Brexit plans as dead, MP claims He said it was "unacceptable" that seven months had passed since they first asked Mr Robbins to appear, suggesting that No 10 had only backed down after the committee had issued a summons. "That is an inherent part of a sensitive, contentious negotiation like this, but you should be in no doubt that we are making good progress". The site's editor, Paul Goodman, said: "If the survey is right, the... [Full Article...]

Trump axes $25 million in aid for Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals

Trump axes $25 million in aid for Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals The official said the decision followed a President Donald Trump-directed review of assistance to the Palestinian Authority and in the West Bank and Gaza "to ensure these funds were being spent in accordance with U.S. Trump called for a review of US assistance to the Palestinians earlier this year to ensure the funds were being spent in accordance with American national interests and were providin... [Full Article...]

Teen booted out of Trump rally over 'raised eyebrows' goes viral

Teen booted out of Trump rally over 'raised eyebrows' goes viral The one who made all of those amusing faces in response to Trump's speech before he got ejected? A teenager wearing a plaid shirt who made several animated facial expressions during a Montana campaign rally featuring President Donald Trump has been identified as Tyler Linfesty , a 17-year-old high school senior, the Billings Gazette reported. [Full Article...]

U.S. Official: 'Lots of Evidence' Syrian Regime Preparing More Chemical Weapons

U.S. Official: 'Lots of Evidence' Syrian Regime Preparing More Chemical Weapons They said Syrian helicopters dropped barrel bombs on civilian homes. Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said no decision had been made by the United States to employ military force in response to a future chemical attack in Syria. [Full Article...]

`Milk' blocking NAFTA, says Trump adviser as Freeland, Lighthizer talk

`Milk' blocking NAFTA, says Trump adviser as Freeland, Lighthizer talk The source said a promise not to impose auto tariffs on Canada is a leverage point in talks, which Mr. Lighthizer can use to get concessions on dairy or other us demands. Canada and the U.S. are trying to agree on a text that could be submitted to the U.S. Congress by month's end in order to join the deal the Trump administration signed with Mexico last week. [Full Article...]

Indian man among 3 killed in U.S. bank shooting

Indian man among 3 killed in U.S. bank shooting His boss told officers in October 2014 that Santa Perez had been throwing tools and not acting right in the week before he was let go and that he "was afraid of what Omar might do", according to a police report. The chaos unfolded alongside Fountain Square, the heavily trafficked park at the city's center. At 9:42am it was confirmed that three people were injured and one suspect is in custody. [Full Article...]

India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling

India's top court legalises gay sex in landmark ruling Section 377 was a 157-year-old British-era colonial law that criminalized sex between homosexuals. But the judgment was overturned by the Supreme Court, which says amending or repealing the law should be left to Parliament. However in recent years, there has been a very vocal campaign to decriminalise homosexuality in India. However, its decision was overruled in 2013 by the Supreme Court. [Full Article...]

North Korea's Kim sets denuclearization time line, prompting thanks from Trump

North Korea's Kim sets denuclearization time line, prompting thanks from Trump They first met in the border village of Panmunjom on April 27, then again on May 26. The Korean leaders will meet in Pyongyang from September 18-20 in what will be their third meeting since April. Chung, the South Korean envoy, said Kim Jong Un stressed the need for a peace declaration, and said that such a step wouldn't require the withdrawal of USA troops. [Full Article...]

British prosecutors to charge two Russians in United Kingdom nerve agent attack

British prosecutors to charge two Russians in United Kingdom nerve agent attack He told BBC Radio 4's Today programme Britain is "100% sure" the two Russians named by the Crown Prosecution Service carried out the attack on the Skripals in Salisbury, Wilts. That decision not only saved the lives of Mr Skripal and his daughter, but also provided a quick identification of the compound which poisoned them: a military-grade Novichok nerve agent, a class of highly toxic chemi... [Full Article...]

Pacific leaders seek US return to Paris climate pact

Pacific leaders seek US return to Paris climate pact At a press conference in Beijing on Wednesday, China Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying rejected the notion that the China delegation had done anything wrong, instead blaming Nauru for the dispute. "I wish to admonish Nauru and the director behind this performance that in the face of the broad historical trend of the "one China" principle, they should immediately stop creating a scene for n... [Full Article...]

Pakistan supports 'self-determination' in Kashmir: Pakistan Army chief

Pakistan supports 'self-determination' in Kashmir: Pakistan Army chief PM Imran Khan's address will carry a special message for overseas Pakistanis. "The government will bring meritocracy and transparency in all sectors by following the golden principles of state of Medina", he said. "We have storage capacity of only 30 days while India has much more water storage capacity than us", he said in his second address to the nation since he assumed office of the prim... [Full Article...]


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