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UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns amid Cabinet's deep divisions over Brexit UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns amid Cabinet's deep divisions over Brexit
- July 10, 2018

In a statement, May's spokesman said the prime minister will fight any attempt to oust her. Barnier's comments come after days of upheaval in the United Kingdom, since Theresa May's attempt to bind her cabinet to an agreed approach to the Brexit negotiations triggered the resignations of the Brexit secretary, David Davis , and foreign secretary, Boris Johnson . (more...)
YouTube spends $25 million to fight fake news YouTube spends $25 million to fight fake news
- July 10, 2018

While the notion of promoting legitimate news sources over fake news and disinformation is a noble one, there is still a great deal of debate over which side of the divide certain publications would land on - particularly where citizen's political leanings dictate the news sources they trust . (more...)
David Davis Gives His Instant Reaction As Boris Johnson Resigns
- July 10, 2018

He said "the Brexit dream is dying, suffocated by needless self doubt". Mr Barnier refused to comment on the spate of resignations which wreaked havoc to on Monday, throwing the Prime Minister's Cabinet into turmoil. One lawmaker told the prime minister that her plan wasn't what the country had voted for. The value of the British pound dropped on global markets after Johnson's announcement, having risen after the announcement Friday that a Cabinet deal on Brexit had been agreed. (more...)
Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary
- July 10, 2018

She said she would present a detailed paper on Thursday on the government's negotiating position for a post-Brexit relationship with the EU. UK Attorney General Jeremy Wright replaces Hancock as the new culture secretary, with backbencher Geoffrey Cox replacing him as the new Attorney General. (more...)
Trump to open trip by meeting with nervous North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders Trump to open trip by meeting with nervous North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders
- July 10, 2018

Although Hutchison said threats by Trump to impose tariffs on European cars haven't come up in the context of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation , the president has accused European members of the military alliance of denying USA companies fair trade access. (more...)
President Trump nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court President Trump nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court
- July 10, 2018

President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh , a solidly conservative, politically connected judge, for the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court ever further to the right. (more...)
Death toll mounts to 100 as Japan receives record rainfall Death toll mounts to 100 as Japan receives record rainfall
- July 10, 2018

That puts many people's homes in the path of potential landslides and flooding. "We are fully committed to life-saving rescue and evacuation", he said . More than 30,000 people were staying at emergency shelters on Sunday afternoon, while authorities vowed to quickly rehouse displaced people in private accommodation or public housing. (more...)
Bookstore Owner Calls Cops After Woman Deems Bannon 'Trash' Bookstore Owner Calls Cops After Woman Deems Bannon 'Trash'
- July 10, 2018

The harassment of Trump administration officials in public has become all too common, but it's not just happening to current members of the administration. Cooke told the Courier-Dispatch that bookstores are places where different views should be tolerated. In June, protesters yelled at Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen inside a Mexican restaurant as the Trump administration was reeling from criticism over its family separation policy at the border. (more...)
Nobel widow Liu Xia leaves China after 8 years' house arrest
- July 10, 2018

The United Nations , United States, European Union and other foreign governments and groups have urged China to lift restrictions on Liu Xia's movements. Her brother, Liu Hui, who was handed an 11-year jail sentence for fraud in 2013. "China hopes to team up with Germany", he said. She was cut off from friends and family at her home in Beijing, with guards preventing a Sky crew from visiting . (more...)
Which MPs have left Theresa May's Cabinet since 2017 election? Which MPs have left Theresa May's Cabinet since 2017 election?
- July 10, 2018

Only 48 Conservative Members of Parliament (MPs) - or 15 percent of the party - are needed to trigger a vote of no confidence in May. Home Secretary Amber Rudd quit in April over Windrush after admitting she "inadvertently misled" MPs over her department having targets for immigration removals. (more...)
New Jersey mom survives crash that killed her husband and 4 daughters New Jersey mom survives crash that killed her husband and 4 daughters
- July 10, 2018

Ballocanag's 61-year-old husband Audie Trinidad and their daughters Kaitlyn , 20; Danna, 17; and teen twins Allison and Melissa all died on the spot. "They were good kids with great parents and it is terrible that it had to happen to them". Steven Ang, who said he was the boyfriend one of the daughters, shared his pain on Saturday. (more...)
US to release and reunite 50 migrant children with parents US to release and reunite 50 migrant children with parents
- July 10, 2018

The American Civil Liberties Union, which is representing the children, urged the judge to order the process be sped up, saying the children need to be returned to parents as quickly as possible. Some of the children were brought to the U.S. by someone who is not their biological parent, for example, while others have parents with serious criminal records. (more...)
Whatsapp launches indian media campaign to dispel fake news woes Whatsapp launches indian media campaign to dispel fake news woes
- July 10, 2018

As per WABetaInfo , the app will now have suspicious link detection functionality. Don't miss out on the latest news and information. Once this function is launched, the moment you get a link on WhatsApp to a website, the application will do a background verification to the website of the link and will alert users if it finds something suspicious. (more...)
Airlines cancel flights to Haiti amid violent protests over gas prices Airlines cancel flights to Haiti amid violent protests over gas prices
- July 10, 2018

There are no reports of U.S. citizens in Haiti being injured, the embassy said. The Haitian government suspended a fuel price hike Saturday after widespread violence broke out across the capital and in the northern city of Cap-Haitien. Chapin United Methodist Church in SC posted online that its mission team is safe but stranded . "All other Embassy personnel are still under a Shelter in Place order", the U.S. (more...)
Thailand cave rescue: Recap of afternoon's events as final mission officially underway Thailand cave rescue: Recap of afternoon's events as final mission officially underway
- July 10, 2018

Thai officials started the rescue operation on Sunday as weather experts predicted more rain in the coming weeks. The head of the operation, Narongsak Osottanakorn, said rescuers had learned from experience and were two hours faster in bringing the second batch of survivors out as scattered monsoon rains continued to risk flooding the tunnels with water . (more...)
GOP congressman says he ‘never knew about any type of abuse’ GOP congressman says he ‘never knew about any type of abuse’
- July 10, 2018

But he added that the allegations are coming out just when he is being considered for a spot as Speaker of the House, to replace Paul Ryan . "Mike DiSabato has a vendetta against Ohio State". No one has publicly defended Strauss since the investigation began, and relatives haven't responded to messages left by the AP. Jordan is back at work on Capitol Hill this week, and the House of Representatives formally reconvenes Tuesday. (more...)
Minnesota Court Observers Weigh in on Supreme Court Nomination Minnesota Court Observers Weigh in on Supreme Court Nomination
- July 10, 2018

Circuit Court, called him a "fine husband, father, and friend - and a man of the highest integrity". We must not allow hypocrisy to determine America's future. President Donald Trump is going down to the wire as he makes his choice on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy . But Judge Kavanaugh may not be so accommodating. (more...)
Boris Johnson resigns as foreign secretary Boris Johnson resigns as foreign secretary
- July 10, 2018

The mess caused by Brexit is the biggest problem in the history of EU-UK relations. "And it is still very far from being solved". May defended her Brexit plan to lawmakers in the House of Commons on Monday, with Johnson absent from his usual place on the Conservative front bench. (more...)
Baby survives 9 hours buried in United States forest Baby survives 9 hours buried in United States forest
- July 10, 2018

Crowley ran before cops arrived to the Lolo Hot Springs area but was later arrested thanks to further calls from locals. After combing the mountains for more than six hours on foot, one deputy "heard the faint cry of a baby", according to the sheriff's office. (more...)
Who’s in line to take over from David Davis as Brexit Secretary?
- July 10, 2018

Davis did not urge other ministers to resign, saying he was in a unique position because the Brexit secretary's job is to sell the government's policy. Staunch Brexiteer Dominic Raab was named as Mr Davis's replacement as Secretary of State for Leaving the EU. In her reply to Mr Johnson's letter of resignation, Mrs May said she was "sorry - and a little surprised" that he had chosen to leave following their "productive discussions" at Chequers. (more...)
U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Resigns Over Brexit
- July 10, 2018

He told the Prime Minister: 'As I said then, the Government now has a song to sing. He added that plans to create a common rulebook for goods and agrifoods "will make it much more hard to do free trade deals" - a key goal of the Brexit supporters. (more...)
Dozens killed in Turkey train derailment Dozens killed in Turkey train derailment
- July 10, 2018

Television images showed carriages turned on their sides and medics at the site. A Turkish train heading to Istanbul from Edirne derailed Sunday. Turkish passengers have in general preferred taking planes or the bus for inter-city travel but this is changing with the new high-speed lines. Later, the Ministry of Transport said in a statement the accident occurred after the railway track slipped down from its original spot due to torrential rains. (more...)
UK's May loses two key cabinet ministers over Brexit row UK's May loses two key cabinet ministers over Brexit row
- July 10, 2018

However, Mr Johnson - whose departure on Monday followed that of Brexit Secretary David Davis and several junior figures - accused Mrs May of pursuing a "semi-Brexit". Under her proposal, a treaty would be signed committing the UK to "continued harmonisation" with EU rules - avoiding friction at the UK-EU border, including Northern Ireland. (more...)
Trump narrows Supreme Court nominee to 4 names ahead of today's announcement Trump narrows Supreme Court nominee to 4 names ahead of today's announcement
- July 10, 2018

Republicans meanwhile are lobbying the White House on behalf of their preferred candidate . "Tonight's announcement is only a first step", Jones posted on Twitter Monday night. "From what I know at this point, it appears President Trump has made an excellent choice in nominating Brett Kavanaugh", Aderholt, R-Haleyville, said in a statement . (more...)
Trump's Personal Driver Sues Him for 3300 Hours of Unpaid Overtime Trump's Personal Driver Sues Him for 3300 Hours of Unpaid Overtime
- July 10, 2018

Cintron, it says, was not paid overtime for more than 20 years, but under the statute of limitations can only claim six years' worth, which the lawsuit put at a total of 3,300 hours owed at "time and one-half". He still technically works for Trump as a member of his security staff. "Once the facts come out we expect to be fully vindicated in court", the spokesperson said. (more...)
Trump closes in on Supreme Court pick; 3 judges top list Trump closes in on Supreme Court pick; 3 judges top list
- July 10, 2018

Supreme Court and its decisions during his three decades on the bench. "These are very talented people, brilliant people", Trump said Tuesday during an appearance in West Virginia. For some Senate lawmakers, however, Kavanaugh's demurral on the abortion law could help him win their votes for confirmation. President Donald Trump isn't the only administration official meeting with potential nominees for the Supreme Court. (more...)
Syrian state media: Israel attacked T4 air base in Homs Syrian state media: Israel attacked T4 air base in Homs
- July 10, 2018

Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the United Kingdom -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told the agency that "Iranian and pro-regime fighters" were killed at the base. The facility has previously been targeted by repeated strikes Damascus blamed on Israel. Amir-Abdollahian said "the Islamic Republic of Iran continues its firm support for the Resistance, and will not give up supporting the Palestine cause and will help Palestine in the face of the Zionist regime's threats that threaten ... (more...)
Protesters Shouting ‘Vote You Out’ Confront Mitch McConnell Outside a Kentucky Restaurant Protesters Shouting ‘Vote You Out’ Confront Mitch McConnell Outside a Kentucky Restaurant
- July 10, 2018

The impromptu protest took place near where hundreds protested the government's now-ended family separation policy outside an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement office. The Senate leader did not respond to their words. During the incident , his wife, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, stepped in, telling them, "Why don't you leave my husband alone?" In the meantime, most separated families have not been reunited. (more...)
Boris Johnson blasted for posing for resignation photos Boris Johnson blasted for posing for resignation photos
- July 10, 2018

The Times reports Johnson's "scathing" attack on May in which he accused her of raising the white flag to Brussels and transforming Britain into a "colony" of the EU. "Two secretaries of state have resigned and still we are no clearer as to what our future relationship with our nearest neighbors and biggest trading partners will be". (more...)
Trump to unveil Supreme Court pick in prime time Trump to unveil Supreme Court pick in prime time
- July 10, 2018

But the situation appeared to remain fluid. Judge Brett Kavanaugh looked to have the inside track within the White House last week but may have hit a snag. Still, Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, a member of the Republican leadership, said on NBC's "Meet the Press" on Sunday that the Senate "can confirm any of the four names being mentioned". (more...)

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