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Theresa May's Cabinet in crisis as David Davis resigns over Brexit plan Theresa May's Cabinet in crisis as David Davis resigns over Brexit plan
- July 09, 2018

The resignations come two days after the Cabinet approved the plan in a bid to unblock negotiations with Brussels at a meeting at the prime minister's country retreat at Chequers outside London . An analysis of the Chequers deal circulating within the pro-Brexit European Research Group of MPs was damning about the plan, saying it would lead to "a worst-of-all-worlds "black hole" Brexit where the United Kingdom is stuck permanently as a vassal state in the EU's legal and regulatory tar pit". (more...)
Turkey fires thousands of public servants in anti-terror purge
- July 09, 2018

Turkey has been under a state of emergency since July 2016 following an attempted overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government. On Sunday, the official gazette said 8,998 police officers were ousted from the security general directorate, while 649 others were dismissed from the gendarmerie general command. (more...)
UK Brexit secretary David Davis resigns UK Brexit secretary David Davis resigns
- July 09, 2018

The Independent newspaper Sunday also reported the prospect of May facing the threat of a leadership contest amid mounting anger from Brexiteers over her government's Brexit policy. "A very soft Brexit means that we haven't left, we are simply a rule-taker", he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. Some Brexit backers cheered Davis on. (more...)
Four cave boys safe, rescue set to resume Four cave boys safe, rescue set to resume
- July 09, 2018

Of the 13-strong foreign dive team - mainly from Europe - three escorted the children, while the remainder were positioned along the unsafe first kilometre stretch, where the boys had to navigate through submerged passageways in some places no more than two feet (0.6 metre) wide. (more...)
Storm Strengthening To Hurricane Off Carolinas As Puerto Rico Faces Storm Beryl Storm Strengthening To Hurricane Off Carolinas As Puerto Rico Faces Storm Beryl
- July 09, 2018

The NHC forecasts the storm to meander off the coast for the next several days. "On this present position and the latest available forecast track Tropical Storm Beryl no longer poses a direct threat to Barbados". Beryl is expected to remain on its current path, crossing the Lesser Antilles on Sunday and the island chain Sunday night, and proceeding near or south of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Monday. (more...)
Giuliani 'Close To Determining' That Trump Won't Sit Down With Mueller
- July 08, 2018

To let Trump talk would be leading "our client like a lamb going to the slaughter", Giuliani said. "We wouldn't be lawyers if we would do that", Giuliani said on ABC's "This Week", striking a similar tone to comments he's made repeatedly since he joined Trump's team in April. (more...)
Flake: 'Concern' about what Trump might promise Putin
- July 08, 2018

The U.S. spends about 3.5 per cent. The colorful procession also featured activists wearing masks, mocking US President Donald Trump and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko. USA officials said the two sides this time would be discussing Russian election meddling, Russia's incursions in the Ukraine and involvement in Syria. (more...)
Theresa May secures backing from cabinet for 'soft Brexit' Theresa May secures backing from cabinet for 'soft Brexit'
- July 08, 2018

He stressed that the European Court of Justice's "remit in the United Kingdom will end when we leave" but "of course there will be a degree of looking from one group of judges to another". Davis and the PM's chief Brexit official Olly Robbins will travel to Brussels to start to work their way through the details of the document with Michel Barnier and his team. (more...)
Supreme Court Nominee List Shortens to Mostly 'Identical' Candidates Supreme Court Nominee List Shortens to Mostly 'Identical' Candidates
- July 08, 2018

Trump , however, maintained Thursday that Monday remains his chosen date for an announcement. He's also said to be upset about Kavanaugh's opinion in the Obamacare mandate litigation. Barrett, 46, was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit just previous year. But the second time around, Murkowski could prove to be more hard for the White House to get a solid yes. (more...)
Giuliani says he isn't concerned about Michael Cohen possibly cooperating with feds Giuliani says he isn't concerned about Michael Cohen possibly cooperating with feds
- July 08, 2018

In an ABC News interview, Cohen explicitly said his first loyalty was not to Trump but to his family and country. Former federal prosecutors say it's deeply unusual for Cohen to be publicly telegraphing his intention to cooperate, and that he could just be angling for a pardon from Trump. (more...)
Almost everyone in England has a hangover after World Cup celebrations Almost everyone in England has a hangover after World Cup celebrations
- July 08, 2018

Kane, 24, made his way into the stand following the game and picked up a mobile phone. "To get through the two games this week we needed all of that". "We've played some players - not just in this tournament but prior to that - who are very tender years in their careers, but we believe in them and we believe that they can play at a higher level". (more...)
Thailand cave rescue: First boys rescued from trapped soccer team Thailand cave rescue: First boys rescued from trapped soccer team
- July 08, 2018

Officials have been racing against the clock to get the boys physically strong enough and mentally prepared for a journey that will probably take at least five hours. "Finding the boys doesn't mean we've finished our mission". Fears of declining oxygen in the cave where the boys and their coach had holed up were eased when rescuers fed an air pipe into the area, accompanied by medics and expert divers. (more...)
McConnell's Legacy Hinges On Reshaping The Courts Under Trump McConnell's Legacy Hinges On Reshaping The Courts Under Trump
- July 08, 2018

Raymond Kethledge was working on his book about leadership and solitude in 2016 when the phone rang. Judging from the comments of TV pundits and news reporters, the betting seems strong that Trump will wind up choosing Judge Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge who sits on the District of Columbia circuit. (more...)
Around 20 missing after boat capsizes off Thailand's Phuket Around 20 missing after boat capsizes off Thailand's Phuket
- July 08, 2018

A search will continue today for 58 people, majority tourists, who are still missing after three accidents in strong seas off Phuket involving two jet skis, a dive boat and a yacht on Thursday (July 5) afternoon, according a message posted on Facebook page " Phuket Public Relations" on Friday morning. (more...)
Wednesday’s cancelled in England as ‘its coming home’ Wednesday’s cancelled in England as ‘its coming home’
- July 08, 2018

This afternoon a good number of England players "showed up" playing at their best, namely goalkeeper who was voted by many observers as a possible "man of the match" candidate. "Regarding England . It is hard to speak for all Italians but I think a lot of people believe in this England squad". Whatever happens now, whether England win the semifinal, lose it or go all the way to glory in Moscow, Southgate and his players will return as heroes. (more...)
All ministers have to sell her Brexit plan
- July 08, 2018

The prime minister said her plan would ensure Brexit is delivered. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has backed the agreement, saying it will benefit Scotland with frictionless access to the European Union market, see the fishing industry withdraw from "the hated common fisheries policy", and bolster trade with the rest of the UK. (more...)
Angry Trump Baby blimp to fly over parliament during visit Angry Trump Baby blimp to fly over parliament during visit
- July 08, 2018

The balloon's flight was approved by Mayor Sadiq Khan after more than 10,000 people signed a petition and more than 1,000 people raised over $20,000 through a crowdfunding campaign . Friday the 13th will be an unlucky day for Donald Trump , he will suffer the humiliation of watching Trump Baby fly over London when he meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May. (more...)
U.S. sends two destroyers through Taiwan Strait amid tensions with China U.S. sends two destroyers through Taiwan Strait amid tensions with China
- July 08, 2018

Despite the lack of formal diplomatic ties, Taiwan remains an important American ally in the region, and the Trump administration has sought closer ties between Washington and Taipei. As far as is known, US Navy ships last crossed the Strait under then-US president George W. Bush in 2007, when the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk and its battle group sailed through the waterway. (more...)
Man wanted over Sydney teenagers' shooting found dead Man wanted over Sydney teenagers' shooting found dead
- July 08, 2018

Malcolm Turnbull has described as "heartbreaking" and "shocking" the murder of two teenage children by their father in Sydney's northwest. "The 68-year-old male was the holder of a number of firearms". Det Supt McFadden said it was a "targeted attack". "I do know there were some custody hearings over the last two years". He said the woman in her 30s had been assessed and treated. (more...)
North Korea bucks in nuke talks: 'Our resolve for denuclearization ... may falter' North Korea bucks in nuke talks: 'Our resolve for denuclearization ... may falter'
- July 08, 2018

The statement came shortly after Pompeo said he had made progress "on nearly all of the central issues" in the talks, including on setting a timeline for its denuclearisation, though more work remained to be done. North Korea apparently didn't get the memo. The statement from Pyongyang Saturday raises significant questions about North Korea's commitment to denuclearize - something Trump suggested was a done deal. (more...)
North Korea accuses U.S. of pushing 'gangster-like mindset' on denuclearization North Korea accuses U.S. of pushing 'gangster-like mindset' on denuclearization
- July 08, 2018

He stressed that "there's still more work to be done" in other areas, much of which would be done by working groups that the two sides have set up to deal with specific issues. Pompeo did not meet with the North Korean leader during his visit and did not secure a shared understanding of the path to denuclearization. Update at 2000 KST: This article has been amended with the latest developments on Pompeo's visit North Korean and US officials held a second day of meetings in Pyongyang on ... (more...)
Soybean farmer reacts to China tariffs: ‘A lose-lose situation’ Soybean farmer reacts to China tariffs: ‘A lose-lose situation’
- July 08, 2018

At a rally Thursday in Montana, he said , again, that China is "killing us" on trade. Economists usually agree higher tariffs are counterproductive . China's Ministry of Commerce called this the start of the " biggest trade war in economic history ". "It's borderline if we're going to make it or not", he said. (more...)
Woman wounded by train refuses ambulance because it's too expensive Woman wounded by train refuses ambulance because it's too expensive
- July 08, 2018

Despite being in agony, the 45-year-old woman, whose name hasn't been released, begged bystanders who came to her aid to not call an ambulance because she couldn't afford it. She became stuck and was in obvious pain, which drew attention to the other passengers. 'We just worry about taking care of people, ' Hooley said. (more...)
Army discharging some immigrant recruits Army discharging some immigrant recruits
- July 08, 2018

The Army, however, could not provide VOA with specific details of individuals' security checks due to privacy laws. MAVNI has recruited tens of thousands of immigrants with special medical or language skills to fill numerous positions the Army was unable to fill with US -born recruits. (more...)
Some Liverpool fans want Harry Maguire signed after England heroics Some Liverpool fans want Harry Maguire signed after England heroics
- July 08, 2018

Southgate's youthful side ended England's 12-year wait to win a knockout match at a major tournament after they scraped past Colombia on penalties in the last 16. "His speed around the goal, the saves he made at critical times and generally his distribution was excellent, picking out Trippier a few times". "We just need to check with Vardy again in the morning". (more...)
US Service Member Killed in Apparent Insider Attack, Two Wounded US Service Member Killed in Apparent Insider Attack, Two Wounded
- July 08, 2018

To date, 49 US troops have died in Afghanistan since January 1 2015, when operations in the country formally transitioned from combat operations to a mission of support and advisory assistance to the Afghan National Security Forces, who continue to fend off Taliban insurgents on the ground. (more...)
Dershowitz: Woman on Martha's Vineyard Threatened to 'Stab Me Through the Heart' Dershowitz: Woman on Martha's Vineyard Threatened to 'Stab Me Through the Heart'
- July 08, 2018

One of them, an academic at a distinguished university, has told people that he would not attend any dinner or party to which I was invited.... Others said they will stop no longer contribute to organizations that sponsor his discussions. (more...)
Leaders of Germany, Hungary trade barbs on migration Leaders of Germany, Hungary trade barbs on migration
- July 08, 2018

Equity markets have been jittery ahead of a July 6 deadline when the U.S.is set to slap tariffs on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods that Beijing has vowed to match with tariffs on US products. Forfang said Thursday that " most of them" have been granted protection in the past. The plan was agreed earlier this week to save conservative German Chancellor Angela Merkel's fragile three-party coalition only three months after it had taken office. (more...)
Mueller Fights Manafort Bid for Release from Jail Before Trial Mueller Fights Manafort Bid for Release from Jail Before Trial
- July 08, 2018

Federal marshals at the Northern Neck Regional Jail in Warsaw, Virginia determined that they have to keep him isolated almost all the time in order to 'guarantee his safety, ' according to his attorneys. Three others - George Papadopoulos, Michael Flynn and Rick Gates - have pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with investigators. They asked for the trial to be relocated to the more sparsely populated city of Roanoke in southwest Virginia. (more...)
Trump Zeros in on Supreme Court Pick Trump Zeros in on Supreme Court Pick
- July 08, 2018

IL law protects it. Trump conducted interviews on Monday and Tuesday and has spoken to seven possible candidates. Orrin Hatch may have on purpose/not on objective revealed President Donald Trump's nominee for the current vacancy on The Supreme Court that opened when Justice Anthony Kennedy announced a week ago he was stepping down. (more...)

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