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World News Nawaz, Maryam to challenge conviction in IHC today
Author: 0 Nawaz, Maryam to challenge conviction in IHC today

Sharif is returning from Britain after an anti-corruption court handed him a 10-year jail term and sentenced his daughter and political heir to seven years in prison after they failed to prove that money used to buy luxury flats in London in the 1990s was not ill-gotten.

World News On eve of Russian Federation summit, Trump calls European Union foe
Author: 0 On eve of Russian Federation summit, Trump calls European Union foe

A large placard saying "Putin Prison Lifetime" (pictured) can be seen at the " Helsinki Calling" march in Finland . "I go in with low expectations ", Trump told CBS in the same interview. "I really would feel much better if there were other Americans in the room". "They had bad defences and they were able to be hacked", he added. The indictments formed part of an investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller that Trump has denounced as a "witch hunt" created to undermine the ...

World News Donald Trump hails 'extraordinary' France for World Cup win
Author: 0 Donald Trump hails 'extraordinary' France for World Cup win

Ultimately Trump has said he believes the two could develop a good relationship, given a little time. The president has no public appearances planned after his nighttime arrival. "I hadn't thought of that", Trump said. "He better know the right Russian psyche", said Senate Appropriations Chairman Richard C. Shelby of Alabama, who led a GOP delegation to Russia earlier this month.

World News Trump, Obama, Katy Perry lose followers as Twitter purges inactive accounts
Author: 0 Trump, Obama, Katy Perry lose followers as Twitter purges inactive accounts

Compared to what some media outlets are reporting other major global political figures lost , Canadian politicians fared relatively well, with most of the top-followed accounts losing between 3,000 and 1,000 followers. In the worldwide scene, United States President Donald Trump lost 326,118 followers on Thursday and later gained 5,339 followers on Friday. Twitter's stock plunged almost 10 per cent after The Washington Post reported that Twitter had been locking accounts, and has ...

World News Woman survives for a week after crashing vehicle off 200-foot cliff
Author: 0 Woman survives for a week after crashing vehicle off 200-foot cliff

But it wasn't until the night of July 14 that hikers spotted her auto at the foot of a cliff and reported it to a campground host that a rescue team located Hernandez-at the bottom of a 200-foot drop-still conscious and able to walk. It's not going to be an easy recovery. When she was found her vehicle was partially submerged in the water and she was able to walk and talk as police scaled down the cliff on ropes to hoist her to safety on Friday.

World News North Korean table tennis players arrive in South Korea
Author: 0 North Korean table tennis players arrive in South Korea

The latest talks began at the border truce village of Panmunjom on Sunday, the South's Yonhap news agency said, citing a Seoul official. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said North Korea's Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol had agreed in earlier talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet on or about Jul 12 in Panmunjom with an American delegation over the remains.

Author: 0 Donald Trump told Theresa May to sue the EU, PM reveals

The 20-foot "angry baby blimp" depicting USA president Donald Trump that made the president feel so "unwelcome" in London will take flight once again, following the U.S. "Not go into negotiation, sue them". In a press conference on Friday that revolved mostly around Trump's criticism of May, the American president claimed repeatedly that he was misquoted.

World News Hamas, Israel reach ceasefire after a wave of strikes on Gaza
Author: 0 Hamas, Israel reach ceasefire after a wave of strikes on Gaza

There were no reports of casualties on either side but the exchange threatened to spark a further conflagration after weeks of tensions along the volatile border. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said it had struck facilities used by Hamas, which dominates Gaza, including a battalion headquarters in Beit Lahia, a training camp located in a high-rise building in the al-Shati refugee camp in northern Gaza, weapons storage facilities and rocket launchers.

Author: 0 2 dead, dozen injured as Israelis, Palestinians trade airstrikes, rockets

Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum told Reuters: "Efforts by many parties have continued since the beginning of the escalation and the Israeli bombardment on Gaza". "The Israeli armed forces delivered the strongest blow against Hamas since (the 2014 Gaza war) and we will increase the intensity of our attacks as necessary".

World News Canada, U.S. express concern at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over Russian pipeline into Germany
Author: 0 Canada, U.S. express concern at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation over Russian pipeline into Germany

The Kremlin says a new prospective natural gas pipeline to Germany will help increase regional stability and strengthen ties between Russian Federation and the West. Stoltenberg acknowledged that Nord Stream was a source of disagreement with Germany. But Freeland elaborated on Canada's concerns with the project, saying she had discussed it as recently as last week at a conference in Copenhagen on economic reforms in Ukraine .

World News Israel Intercepts Incoming Drone from Syria
Author: 0 Israel Intercepts Incoming Drone from Syria

Israel's air force attacked three military positions in Syria Wednesday night, the Israeli army reported . The military issued a statement warning that it "will not allow any violation of Israeli airspace and will act against any attempt to hurt its civilians".

World News Nawaz Sharif, Maryam may be held mid-air; Lahore shuts phone networks
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif, Maryam may be held mid-air; Lahore shuts phone networks

Nawaz Sharif, who was convicted in absentia last week of corruption and sentenced to 11 years in jail, commenced his journey to homeland from the city's Heathrow Airport late on Thursday. Dozens of PML-N activists were arrested earlier this week and appeared in court on Wednesday, accused of plotting unrest to coincide with Sharif's return.

World News May in charge after Brexit resignations
Author: 0 May in charge after Brexit resignations

As Mrs May outlined her proposals in the House of Commons on Monday, she was greeted by loud cheers from Tory MPs and shouts of "resign" from the opposition benches as she arrived to deliver a statement in which she said her plans would deliver "a Brexit that is in our national interest.

World News Thai soccer team cave rescue operation begins on Sunday
Author: 0 Thai soccer team cave rescue operation begins on Sunday

Narongsak said after the first four boys were rescued that they would be quarantined "for a while because we are concerned about infections". The boys, ages 11-16, and their 25-year-old became stranded when they went exploring in the cave after a practice game.

World News 20 injured as plane crashes in Pretoria, South Africa
Author: 0 20 injured as plane crashes in Pretoria, South Africa

ER24 later said on its Twitter feed that one fatality had since been reported from the scene, and that it had occured "in the cockpit". The Aviodrome aerospace theme park near the central Dutch city of Lelystad said on its Facebook page that it was "hugely shocked" by the crash.

World News First two of Thai soccer team rescued from cave
Author: 0 First two of Thai soccer team rescued from cave

The entire operation could take up to four days, but the initial success raised hopes about the rescue mission. Rescue personnel work at the Tham Luang cave complex, as members of an under-16 soccer team and their coach have been found alive according to local media, in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand on July 4, 2018.

World News China Customs Delays Clearing US Goods As Duties Loom
Author: 0 China Customs Delays Clearing US Goods As Duties Loom

Many caught in the initial line of fire -U.S. farmers absorbing tariffs on their exports to China, for instance -are fearful. "Unlike the June announcement, this time it seems Beijing is looking at some of the impact on the economy if the trade war escalates further".

World News Japan's worst floods and mudslides claim 88 lives
Author: 0 Japan's worst floods and mudslides claim 88 lives

TV footage showed a residential area in Okayama, in south-west Japan, with brown water spreading like a huge lake. Parts of western Japan have received three times their normal rainfall this month, setting off landslides and leaving many people trapped in their houses and on rooftops, Reuters reported.

World News Iran and world powers meet as they struggle to save nuclear deal
Author: 0 Iran and world powers meet as they struggle to save nuclear deal

Germany's foreign minister said on Friday world powers would not be able to fully compensate for companies leaving Iran due to new us sanctions, but warned Tehran that abandoning its nuclear deal would cause more harm to its economy. Iran is also anxious about continuing its oil exports to other markets and about being shut out of worldwide bank payments systems. "The Iranians expect the others to say what we are going to do to keep the deal alive".

World News 13 missing footballers found alive in Thai cave
Author: 0 13 missing footballers found alive in Thai cave

This initially prompted divers to withdraw, and the team was found via a system of ropes and cameras. "How many of you?" the rescuer asks. Narongsak said rescue workers would now focus on the "rescue" phase and then a handover to medical teams waiting outside the cave.

World News Why Jamie Vardy had sugar injected into his groin
Author: 0 Why Jamie Vardy had sugar injected into his groin

The game peaked with 24.4m linear viewers as goalkeeper Jordan Pickford made a fearless save after it looked like England would fall to the inevitable with Jordan Henderson missing his spot kick. It was just the second time in eight occasions England have won a shootout at a major tournament, and the first time ever in the World Cup . He said: "We wanted to recognise their achievement and show the best side of England ".

World News US holds talks on next steps with North Korea
Author: 0 US holds talks on next steps with North Korea

The U.S. statement said that Sung Kim had led a delegation that met with North Korean counterparts in the village of Panmunjom on Sunday, where they discussed the next steps toward implementing the joint declaration signed by Trump and Kim Jong Un last month.

World News Trump orders U.S. flags lowered to honor slain journalists
Author: 0 Trump orders U.S. flags lowered to honor slain journalists

The flag of the United States flies at half-staff over the White House in Washington , Tuesday, July 3, 2018 , to honor the five people killed in the Annapolis, Md., shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper . Meanwhile, Jarrod W. Ramos, 38, has been charged with five counts of murder for last Thursday's shooting . "At this point in time, it would start to polarise people and I don't want to make people angry", Mr Buckley, 55, who moved to the USA in 1992 and has become a successful ...

World News Two NU alumnae on Trump's shortlist for Justice Kennedy replacement
Author: 0 Two NU alumnae on Trump's shortlist for Justice Kennedy replacement

It's President Donald Trump's second year in the oval office and the second time he'll be naming a Supreme Court nominee. After the Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell changed Senate rules previous year, eliminating the filibuster of Supreme Court nominees and clearing the way for easy confirmation of Trump's first pick Justice Neil Gorsuch , Republicans feel emboldened.

World News Trump attacks ‘abolish ICE’ movement on the morning of massive nationwide protest
Author: 0 Trump attacks ‘abolish ICE’ movement on the morning of massive nationwide protest

In the Times story, ICE agents complain that people are calling the police on them as they try to operate-or even when they try to get coffee in the city. Housed within the Department of Homeland Security, ICE is in charge of executing hundreds of federal immigration statutes. The president's latest pro-ICE comments come as the movement to abolish the agency have reached it's most popular point yet.

Author: 0 French gangster flees prison in spectacular helicopter escape

Two of the men reportedly burst into the visiting room while the third waited in the prison courtyard and watched over the helicopter pilot, a flying instructor whose chopper the men hijacked in a nearby airfield. He was arrested in 1998 following a global manhunt that tracked him to Switzerland and Israel. Faid "led a gang involved in robbing banks and armored vans" in the 90s, the wire service adds, and was freed in 2009 after serving 10 years in prison.

World News White House's Bolton: North Korea nuclear program can be dismantled in year
Author: 0 White House's Bolton: North Korea nuclear program can be dismantled in year

Bolton told CBS News that if Pyongyang has already made the "strategic decision" to end its weapons development program and "they're cooperative, we can move very quickly". Then on Sunday night, the Wall Street Journal reported that researchers have determined that North Korea is rapidly completing a major expansion of a key missile-manufacturing facility - one that produces reentry vehicles and solid-fuel ballistic missiles created to enable nuclear strikes with greater surprise or at ...

World News Thousands protest Trump's immigration policies in NYC
Author: 0 Thousands protest Trump's immigration policies in NYC

In a series of tweets , Trump praised the agency as "one of the smartest, toughest and most spirited law enforcement groups of men and women that I have ever seen". Homan's retirement comes as the administration faces an worldwide backlash over a policy that has separated parents and children caught crossing the border without documentation, and reunite those families.

World News Zimbabwean police offer reward in hunt for suspects after Bulawayo rally blast
Author: 0 Zimbabwean police offer reward in hunt for suspects after Bulawayo rally blast

Worldwide observers are in the country for the first time since 2002 and, if they endorse the conduct of the ballot, it could help Zimbabwe secure funding from global institutions for the first time in two decades. He has openly joked about them at rallies. He added: "I can assure you these are my normal enemies". Mnangagwa even pledged that the attack would not derail what has been a largely peaceful election campaign so far, adding elections would go ahead on July 30 as scheduled.

World News Arizona Uber crash driver was 'watching TV'
Author: 0 Arizona Uber crash driver was 'watching TV'

The detailed report of more than 300 pages was released by Tempe police Thursday night, along with video and photos from the scene of the March 18 collision. The report says police initially determined that Vasquez was not impaired after giving her a field test. Uber originally launched its self-driving cars onto the streets of Pittsburgh back in September 2016.

World News Melania Trump doesn’t really care what you think
Author: 0 Melania Trump doesn’t really care what you think

Donald Trump was angry that Melania Trump wore her "I Don't Care" jacket during her visit with migrant children in Texas to get back at him for mocking her "Be Best" campaign. Mrs. Trump asked her staff on Tuesday to plan a trip as soon as possible - before President Trump signed the executive order , although Grisham wasn't sure if Mrs.

World News French priest suspended after video of him slapping baby goes viral
Author: 0 French priest suspended after video of him slapping baby goes viral

A couple presumed to be the parents is heard gasping at this in the video . "I will scream louder than you so calm down ". The outraged relatives then stepped in and snatched the baby away from the priest, after watching on in shock. "I wonder how many millions of kids suffer inappropriately aged "discipline" like this behind the scenes in religious families who believe this is biblically sanctioned, though", One woman wrote .

World News US authorities struggling to reunite immigrant families
Author: 0 US authorities struggling to reunite immigrant families

President Donald Trump explicitly compared the tragedy of families whose relatives have been killed by undocumented immigrants to the family separations at the border , saying that the " angel families " are "permanently separated" from their family members.

World News Suspect arrested over rapper XXXTentacion's drive-by shooting death
Author: 0 Suspect arrested over rapper XXXTentacion's drive-by shooting death

XXXTentacion , 20, was killed in his vehicle as he left an upscale motor sports dealership on Monday Afternoon. A police spokesperson told LADbible: "Broward Sheriff's Office homicide detectives arrested Dedrick Devonshay Williams , of Pompano Beach , for the murder of Jahseh Onfroy , also known as XXXTentacion ".

World News Obama Breaks Silence On Immigrant Family Separations
Author: 0 Obama Breaks Silence On Immigrant Family Separations

Family separation is now a huge issue in the United States, where children have been taken away from their parents as a effect of the Trump government's "zero tolerance" policy on illegal immigration. "So I'm going to be signing an executive order in a little while before I go to Minnesota but, at the same time, I think you have to understand, we're keeping families together but we have to keep our borders strong".

World News U.S. envoy Nikki Haley berates human rights groups
Author: 0 U.S. envoy Nikki Haley berates human rights groups

Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, criticized the move. China today said it is "disappointed" with the USA decision to withdraw from the United Nations human rights body. Pompeo was just as critical of the council in the announcement. The Americans complain about the constant carping on Israel, which of course should be criticised, but every time the council convenes? Washington's withdrawal is the latest USA rejection of multilateral engagement after it pulled ...

World News Washington-Seoul joint military drill suspended
Author: 0 Washington-Seoul joint military drill suspended

At the unprecedented summit between the North and the US in Singapore last week, US President Donald Trump showed Pyongyang's Kim Jong Un a video showing the North transformed by economic growth. The Pentagon said Operation Ulchi Freedom Guardian would not take place, while Washington and Pyongyang continue to discuss denuclearization following Trump's historic meeting with Kim in Singapore last Tuesday.

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