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World News United Kingdom police cite ‘high dose’ in nerve agent death
Author: 0 United Kingdom police cite ‘high dose’ in nerve agent death

Dawn Sturgess has died and her partner Charlie Rowley is still fighting for his live in hospital, after being poisoned close to where an ex-Russian spy was struck down with the Novichok nerve agent . Theresa May said she was "appalled and shocked" by the death, which comes after the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury .

World News Netanyahu to Putin: Assad's safe from us, but Iran must leave Syria
Author: 0 Netanyahu to Putin: Assad's safe from us, but Iran must leave Syria

Israel says it has treated between 4,000 and 4,500 war casualties from Syria since a humanitarian aid program was begun some five years ago. While the Russian and Israeli leaders sat down for talks in the Kremlin, a senior Iranian envoy also headed to Moscow amid intensive Syria-focused diplomatic efforts ahead of Putin's summit in Helsinki on Monday with President Donald Trump .

World News Pence Responds to Democrat Criticisms: 'Kavanaugh Will Not Legislate from the Bench'
Author: 0 Pence Responds to Democrat Criticisms: 'Kavanaugh Will Not Legislate from the Bench'

He also criticised New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for "failing to advance legislation that would protect women's rights on the state level by empowering the right-leaning Independent Democratic Conference (IDC)". He not only is a Constitutional Law expert, but Fitzpatrick also knows the thinking of a Supreme Court Justice. Roe v. Wade goes further than the NY state law.

World News Donald Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to pay double
Author: 0 Donald Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to pay double

Mr Trump's main objection is that all but a handful of member states have still not increased their defence budgets to meet a goal of spending at least 2% of their annual economic output on defence by 2024. The organization is asking all member states spend a minimum 2 percent of their GDP on defensive measures by 2024. " President Trump should not meet with President Putin alone", Schumer ominously tweeted .

World News YouTube to invest $ 25 million in countering fake news
Author: 0 YouTube to invest $ 25 million in countering fake news

Now YouTube says it's taking action against this kind of exploitation of breaking news situations. "Journalists often write articles first to break the news rather than produce videos ", write YouTube chief product officer Neal Mohan and YouTube chief business officer Robert Kyncl in a blog post .

World News China says it is 'shocked' by USA actions in trade dispute
Author: 0 China says it is 'shocked' by USA actions in trade dispute

In a statement , U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that the new 10-percent tariffs were in response to what he called China's "retaliation and failure to change its practices". Head of USA equity strategy at JP Morgan, Dubravko Lakos-Bujas, said: "Despite trade headlines, S&P 500 companies should deliver robust earnings on above-trend revenue growth and sharply higher margins".

Author: 0 Trump Opens NATO Summit by Pitching a Fit

Baltic leaders fearful of any repeat of Russia's annexation of Crimea called for unity as they arrived at the summit, while Slovakia's President Andrej Kiska said his country was "one of the good guys" because he was increasing defense spending.

World News Paul Manafort says he's being treated like a
Author: 0 Paul Manafort says he's being treated like a "VIP" in jail

For now the trial in Virginia is still set to begin July 25. Last week, attorneys for Manafort asked the court to delay Manafort's trial, claiming their client's detention at the rural facility put an unfair burden on pretrial preparations and specifically citing the distance - more than 100 miles - from Warsaw to Washington , D.C.

World News New round of tariffs targets $200 billion of Chinese goods
Author: 0 New round of tariffs targets $200 billion of Chinese goods

That prompted fears Beijing might go beyond matching US import tax increases by harassing American companies in China . It's unclear what that action could include. China hit back with its own levies - targeting USA products such as mixed nuts and whiskey. They account for a major portion of the US agricultural exports to China .

World News U.S. woman wearing Puerto Rico shirt harassed as police looks on
Author: 0 U.S. woman wearing Puerto Rico shirt harassed as police looks on

An officer from the Forest Preserves arrived, but video shows he didn't intervene, even as the man invaded Irizarry's personal space and continued to harangue her. "I am very sorry for the experience the young woman had to (endure) and I'm further troubled by the lack of response and action by the initial officer on the scene".

World News Amid protests, Ottawa issues travel warning for Haiti
Author: 0 Amid protests, Ottawa issues travel warning for Haiti

The protests began Friday, as Haitians watched the World Cup game between Brazil and Belgium, when the government announced dramatic increases to fuel prices in connection with austerity measures imposed on behalf of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

World News Woolworths recalls frozen rice as a precaution
Author: 0 Woolworths recalls frozen rice as a precaution

A Victorian listeria death has been linked to a European strain of the disease which prompted this week's recall of 10 frozen vegetable products across Australia. He said cooking the vegetables should kill the bacteria, but warned against eating undefrosted or undercooked frozen vegetables. Those who have eaten the product and feel unwell should seek medical treatment.

World News SC defines limits of gay law case
Author: 0 SC defines limits of gay law case

Later, as the last judicial remedy, some of the petitioners had filed curative petitions which the apex court had agreed to hear in the open court. NDTV is one of the leaders in the production and broadcasting of un-biased and comprehensive news and entertainment programmes in India and overseas.

World News North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit: EU's Tusk warns president to appreciate allies
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit: EU's Tusk warns president to appreciate allies

Given the ongoing federal investigation into Russian election interference, Trump's relative ease at meeting with the Russian leader-and his reluctance to acknowledge that Putin is an American adversary-is pretty foolish. Seated across the table from NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, Trump vented about Germany for not meeting a 2 per cent spending commitment on defense.

World News Facebook handed maximum data breach fine for role in Cambridge Analytica scandal
Author: 0 Facebook handed maximum data breach fine for role in Cambridge Analytica scandal

The penalty and resulting fine only comprise a small portion of the ICO's report, which initially was undertaken to investigate the misuse of data during the UK's European Union referendum (AKA, Brexit). The Facebook probe is part of a wider investigation into the use of data in political campaigns, which the ICO launched past year, the interim results of which are out today.

Author: 0 British man exposed to Novichok regains consciousness

Police have said Sturgess handled an item contaminated by Novichok, a few miles from where Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were attacked with the same poison in March. Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism command said: "Officers from the investigation team have spoken briefly to Charlie and will be looking to further speak with him in coming days as they continue to try and establish how he and Dawn came to be contaminated with the nerve agent".

World News Death toll mounts to 100 as Japan receives record rainfall
Author: 0 Death toll mounts to 100 as Japan receives record rainfall

Beginning Thursday, parts of Western Japan received almost three times the usual amount of rainfall for the entire month of July. And with many people stuck in modestly equipped shelters with few possessions, or living in damaged homes with no running water or electricity, the rising temperatures posed a new problem, authorities said .

Author: 0 Facebook faces maximum fine in British Cambridge Analytica inquiry

The amount is the maximum allowed under the Data Protection Act 1998, but is pocket change for a company valued a year ago at around $590bn (£445bn). The revelations that data belonging to as many as 87 million Facebook users and their friends may have been misused is a "game changer" in the world of data protection, Denham said.

World News Son of slain anti-Taliban politician among 20 dead in Pakistan blast
Author: 0 Son of slain anti-Taliban politician among 20 dead in Pakistan blast

The ANP governed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, of which Peshawar is the capital, from 2008 to 2013. The military waged a major offensive against militants in the Swat Valley in 2009. Mr Bilour was taken to hospital but later succumbed to his injuries. The body of Haroon Bilour was later shifted to Bilour House where ANP workers gathered in great numbers to pay respect to their deceased leader.

World News Iran women dance in support of arrested Instagram teen
Author: 0 Iran women dance in support of arrested Instagram teen

Social media users across the world have reacted strongly to the teenager's arrest, as dozens of tweets populated the hashtag under Hojbari's name. On Friday, Iranian state TV broadcast a video in which Ms Hojabri confessed to breaking "moral norms" while insisting that was not her intention, and that she was only trying to gain more followers.

World News President Trump announces Supreme Court pick
Author: 0 President Trump announces Supreme Court pick

The nomination is poised to cement the Supreme Court's conservative majority, vastly reshaping the court for decades to come. The issue was her involvement with a mostly Catholic, conservative religious group called People of Praise. As a woman and mother, she could upend the narrative pushed by Democrats that Trump's pick would erode women's rights. And he effectively agreed to outsource the broader judicial selection process to a conservative legal brain trust built around the ...

World News Thai Cave Rescue: Sixth Boy Leaves, Six Soccer Players and Coach Remain
Author: 0 Thai Cave Rescue: Sixth Boy Leaves, Six Soccer Players and Coach Remain

A tiny submarine is on its way to Thailand , sent by Tesla CEO Elon Musk to help rescue the remaining members of a youth soccer team who are trapped in a cave. They have been guiding the boys through darkness and submerged passageways towards the mouth of the Tham Luang cave system. The soccer team seen in the cave last week, before anyone was rescued.

World News Trump Pardons Ranchers Dwight And Steven Hammond Over 2012 Arson Conviction
Author: 0 Trump Pardons Ranchers Dwight And Steven Hammond Over 2012 Arson Conviction

A statement from the Hammond family thanked the community for the support, and said they hoped the pardon would signal the need for a more measured and just approach by federal agents, officers and prosecutors. The pair had also coughed up $400,000 to settle a civil suit with the feds. "I am not going to apply the mandatory minimum ... because, to me, to do so under the 8th Amendment would result in a sentence which is grossly disproportionate to the severity of the offenses here", ...

World News Donald Trump picks conservative Brett Kavanaugh as US Supreme Court nominee
Author: 0 Donald Trump picks conservative Brett Kavanaugh as US Supreme Court nominee

Kavanaugh and Thomas M. Hardiman , people familiar with the discussions said. I will - as he's out playing golf - I'm thinking of this person; I'm thinking of that person - but I will announce it on prime-time TV at the White House . The 53-year-old Cavanaugh is now a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, and previously served under President George W.