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Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years over corruption Ex-Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif sentenced to 10 years over corruption
- July 06, 2018

AC heard the Avenfield reference case for nearly 10 months and will announce the verdict on July 6. If Maryam and Safdar are convicted in the case, they will be barred from contesting the general elections on July 25. Khan, a former cricket captain of Pakistan, has portrayed the legal cases as a long-overdue corruption crackdown on the PML-N, which he has labelled a graft-ridden "mafia". (more...)
Hamas apps target phones, Israel says Hamas apps target phones, Israel says
- July 06, 2018

Israel's military accused the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas on Tuesday of trying to hack the mobile phones of Israeli soldiers through a malicious World Cup score-tracking app and two bogus dating apps. Earlier detection by the IDF blocked an attempt by Hamas's cyber terrorists to lure IDF soldiers into revealing sensitive information. Hamas militants tried to get Israeli soldiers to download fake dating apps in an attempt to hack secure information, according to military officials. (more...)
Israel tells Khan Al-Ahmar Palestinians leave by Friday Israel tells Khan Al-Ahmar Palestinians leave by Friday
- July 06, 2018

Spokesperson for the Israeli human rights group B'Tselem Amit Gilutz said in a statement that demolishing the Bedouin towns and then moving them to another location constitutes forcible transfer, a violation of worldwide law. Lawmakers from Britain's Labour party called for a decisive response, weighing recognizing Palestinian statehood and banning trade with Israeli companies that operate in the settlements. (more...)
Japan hangs doomsday cult members who attacked subway with sarin Japan hangs doomsday cult members who attacked subway with sarin
- July 06, 2018

On June 27, 1994, seven people were killed and more than 500 hospitalized after Aum Shinrikyo released sarin gas from a truck by driving slowly around an apartment complex in Matsumoto, Nagano prefecture. It paralyzed the Japanese capital, turning it into a virtual war zone as injured people staggered out of the underground struggling for breath with watering eyes. (more...)
Protesters sing and chant outside of President Trump rally in Great Falls Protesters sing and chant outside of President Trump rally in Great Falls
- July 06, 2018

I promise you I'll do this. "To you I apologize", he said . To the fake Pocahontas, I won't apologize'. Opponents of President Donald Trump gathered Thursday, July 5 at the Montana ExpoPark in Great Falls, ahead of the president's visit to Montana. (more...)
Japan executes sarin attack cult leader Japan executes sarin attack cult leader
- July 06, 2018

Sarin, a nerve gas, was originally developed by the Nazi regime in Germany. In 2004, he was convicted of having killed 27 people in 13 murders and other assaults and kidnappings spanning six years that culminated in the subway attack in his elaborate scheme to hasten Armageddon that he threatened. (more...)
U.S. using DNA to reunite children with migrant parents U.S. using DNA to reunite children with migrant parents
- July 06, 2018

He said the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which is responsible for detaining and caring for undocumented immigrant children apprehended by authorities, is not sure precisely how many kids came into its care as a result of the Border Patrol taking them from their families. (more...)
Turnbull won't intervene in Nauru ABC ban
- July 06, 2018

Nauru's own goal in choosing to ban an ABC cameraperson from the three-person strong Australian media pool selected for the forum beats anything we have seen at the 2018 World Cup so far. "We oppose the Nauru edict because it is wrong in this instance and because it sets a unsafe precedent", he said. Canberra's Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery described Nauru's decision as an "outrageous restriction on press freedom ". (more...)
White House says it doesn’t recognize Russian annexation of Crimea White House says it doesn’t recognize Russian annexation of Crimea
- July 06, 2018

President Donald Trump on July 16. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders answers questions during the daily White House briefing on July 2. Wade is settled law. During an interview Tuesday, Sanders said the left will do anything to obstruct the Trump administration's agenda regardless if it's good for the country. (more...)
Japanese doomsday cult leader Chizuo Matsumoto EXECUTED Japanese doomsday cult leader Chizuo Matsumoto EXECUTED
- July 06, 2018

The top Japanese government spokesman confirmed Asahara's execution but wouldn't comment on the others. Former leader of the Aum Shinrikyo cult Shoko Asahara . "I cheered when I heard he'd been killed, but worry that his former followers might deify him and do something". He pleaded not guilty and never testified, but regularly delivered rambling and incoherent monologues in English and Japanese in court during the eight years of his trial. (more...)
Trump will focus on Russia's 'malign' activity at summits Trump will focus on Russia's 'malign' activity at summits
- July 06, 2018

Mr. Trump and Mr. Putin will meet July 15 in Helsinki , Finland. As previously reported "FACTS" before the United States presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton said that the upcoming meeting trump and Putin could improve relations between the two countries, and one of the topics at the meeting may be a possible return of Russian Federation to the Big eight. (more...)
Underwater camera added to search for trio missing near B.C. waterfall Underwater camera added to search for trio missing near B.C. waterfall
- July 06, 2018

Corp. Sascha Banks says in a statement that teams from several agencies have been searching for the trio but have not yet spotted the hikers in the pool system. The hikers' identities haven't been released, but police confirmed they were all in their 20s or early 30s, and they were all B.C. residents. Squamish Mayor Patricia Heintzman said in an interview she hoped the increasing numbers of people visiting the backcountry would come prepared. (more...)
Women Connected To Mother Teresa's Charity Accused Of Trafficking Babies Women Connected To Mother Teresa's Charity Accused Of Trafficking Babies
- July 06, 2018

One female employee of the organization has been arrested in the probe and two others have been detained for questioning by police in the state of Jharkhand. She was arrested on a complaint filed by Rupa Verma, who heads the Child Welfare Committee's Ranchi unit. Missionaries of Charity cut its ties with the new system because it remains opposed to babies being adopted to single women or unmarried couples. (more...)
Dawn Sturgess: Novichok poison couple in Salisbury were 'turning lives around' Dawn Sturgess: Novichok poison couple in Salisbury were 'turning lives around'
- July 06, 2018

The finding bolsters the theory that Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley may have stumbled across traces of the Novichok nerve agent used to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Despite urging calm, England's chief medical officer Dame Sally Davies gave a specific warning on Thursday, telling the public "to be careful of picking up any unknown or already risky objects such as needles and syringes". (more...)
Charting the US-China trade battle Charting the US-China trade battle
- July 06, 2018

China's foreign minister said in a statement on Friday that trade protectionism and unilateral actions were "short-sighted " and called on European counties to work with China to safeguard a globally free trade system. Ford said it encouraged Washington and Beijing to resolve their issues over trade and that it would "continue to monitor the situation as it evolves". (more...)
Woman calls police on black representative canvassing her own district Woman calls police on black representative canvassing her own district
- July 06, 2018

Janelle Bynum poses with a Clackamas County Sheriff's officer after he stopped her in Clackamas, Ore ., July 3, 2018. Bynum was going door to door in Clackamas County for hours, talking to residents and taking notes about the conversations on her phone. (more...)
Facebook censors America's Declaration of Independence for 'hate speech' Facebook censors America's Declaration of Independence for 'hate speech'
- July 06, 2018

The Liberty County Vindicator , a community newspaper between Houston and Beaumont, had been posting the whole declaration in small daily chunks for eight days on its Facebook page in the run-up to July 4. In a post on the Vindicator's website, Mr Stinnett took issue with Facebook's algorithm and automated methods for detecting offensive posts, saying it ignored historical context. (more...)
JK Rowling can't stop laughing at Trump JK Rowling can't stop laughing at Trump
- July 06, 2018

Tuesday evening, he decided he was going to stick it to the MSM (mainstream media) by touting his grammatical skills and pointing out that he knows how to properly use capitalization, but chooses to overuse it for emphasis. "The Washington Post is constantly quoting "anonymous sources" that do not exist", tweeted the president. The tweet has drawn the attention of numerous people on Twitter, but most notably one of the most successful writers of our time, J.K. (more...)
Scores dead or missing in Indonesia ferry accident Scores dead or missing in Indonesia ferry accident
- July 06, 2018

Waves as high as 13ft swamped the vessel, damaging the hull and causing the ferry to take on water and list. "We are still trying to rescue the passengers with the help of the police, the army and the search and rescue agency, as well as local residents", Ali said. (more...)
Pompeo Heads Back to North Korea Pompeo Heads Back to North Korea
- July 06, 2018

It says pressure will remain until North Korea denuclearises, but in statements this week, has redefined the USA goal as "the final, fully verified denuclearisation" of the country. has moved about 100 wooden transfer cases near the Demilitarized Zone separating the two Koreas in preparation for the return of remains. "There was no concrete talk to arrange the details ..." Lee said Kim's expansion of nuclear infrastructure, even since the Singapore summit, is "what North Korea has been ... (more...)
Dozens Remain Missing in Thai Waters a Day After Tourist Boat Capsizes Dozens Remain Missing in Thai Waters a Day After Tourist Boat Capsizes
- July 06, 2018

Photographs circulating on social media showed soaked and apparently exhausted people in life jackets being pulled on inflatable rafts to safety. A late report from the Thai PBS television station said the body of a man wearing a life jacket from the larger vessel had been recovered. (more...)
Trump sent letters to NATO allies demanding increased defense spending Trump sent letters to NATO allies demanding increased defense spending
- July 06, 2018

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members committed to spend 2% of their gross domestic product on national defense at a 2014 summit in Wales, and Trump has repeatedly bemoaned that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have not fulfilled this commitment. (more...)
Taiwan protests use of ‘Chinese Taipei’ on Air India website Taiwan protests use of ‘Chinese Taipei’ on Air India website
- July 06, 2018

The Air India website now refers to Taiwan's airport as "Taipei, Taoyuan International Airport, TPE, Chinese Taipei ". He said Chinese Defence Minister Gen Wei Fenghe would also visit India later this year. The one-China policy acknowledges only the People's Republic of China and does not recognise the existence of Taiwan or Republic of China. China has been taking foreign companies to task over the way they refer to self-governed Taiwan, which China considers an integral part of its ... (more...)
Raymond Kethledge makes Trump's 3-person shortlist for Supreme Court pick Raymond Kethledge makes Trump's 3-person shortlist for Supreme Court pick
- July 06, 2018

Mike Lee, a Republican , through Fox said the discussion was not a formal interview . "Lee safeguards Trump's Supreme Court legacy for all time , because there is not a single soul out there who can doubt that he would remain true to the convictions he has fought for his entire life", Cruz said. (more...)
Father dies protecting children from polar bear Father dies protecting children from polar bear
- July 06, 2018

Main said while the focus right now is on supporting those affected, there is also a desire to find out what led to the attack, in order to prevent others from happening. Dan Pimentel of Nunavut's Environment Department confirmed the last fatal bear attack in Nunavut occurred in 2000, 124 miles up the coast from Arviat in Rankin Inlet. (more...)
EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns After String of Scandals EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns After String of Scandals
- July 06, 2018

Mentioned immediately as possible successors are Matt Mead, Wyoming's two-term Republican governor, and Russell Harding, former director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. CNBC adds : "The departure follows months of scrutiny that gathered momentum following reports that Pruitt had rented a Capitol Hill condominium linked to an energy lobbyist on favorable terms". (more...)
Texas mother accused of selling children Texas mother accused of selling children
- July 06, 2018

Authorities say the seven-year-old boy was purchased by two other males. The mother, 29-year-old Esmeralda Garza, allegedly sold the boy to two men. It was unclear from initial reports whether the man and woman arrested along with Garza were suspected of involvement in the alleged sale of her children or alleged drug activity inside the home. (more...)
Margarita-Loving Bear Takes a Dip in a California Hot Tub Margarita-Loving Bear Takes a Dip in a California Hot Tub
- July 06, 2018

The resident said the bear eventually climbed out of the water, walked across the yard and drank his abandoned margarita before wandering away. The heat wasn't on and the bear played with the chlorinator and tossed the thermometer in the air. (more...)
‘Trump Baby’ balloon gets green light from London mayor ‘Trump Baby’ balloon gets green light from London mayor
- July 06, 2018

Strict rules are in place for the flight from Parliament Square Gardens, with the balloon being tethered to the ground and restricted from floating higher than 30m (98ft). "But following a huge groundswell of public support for our plan, it looks like City Hall has rediscovered its sense of humor". It turns out a 19-foot blimp of adult-baby Donald Trump is nearly as repulsive at the real-life version, and thanks to the mayor of London , one will soon fly over the city. (more...)
Rep. Jordan Denies Ignoring Sexual Abuse As Wrestling Coach: 'I Never Knew' Rep. Jordan Denies Ignoring Sexual Abuse As Wrestling Coach: 'I Never Knew'
- July 06, 2018

Kathleen Trafford is an attorney with the Porter Wright law firm. Jordan was an assistant wrestling coach at Ohio State from 1987 to 1995. "I don't know why he's taking shots at me", DiSabato said of Finkes, other than the fact that Jim Jordan and his brother, Jeff, who is also a well-known wrestling coach, "are in the middle of a firestorm that we did not create". (more...)

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