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World News Suzanne Eaton murder: Man arrested for murder of U.S. scientist
Author: 0 Suzanne Eaton murder: Man arrested for murder of U.S. scientist

The man, whose name can not be released in accordance with Greek privacy laws, was said to be identified after surveillance footage placed his auto near the bunker shortly after Eaton disappeared. Eaton, who was a 1977 graduate of Byram Hills High School, moved to California but was living and working in Germany when she was killed. Eaton's sister described her as an "accomplished woman" of "insatiable curiosity", and praised her achievements.

World News Trump orders sweeping changes to asylum rules
Author: 0 Trump orders sweeping changes to asylum rules

An alien who is subject to the third-country-transit bar and nonetheless has entered the United States along the southern land border after the effective date of this rule creating the bar would be ineligible for asylum and would thus not be able to establish a "significant possibility".

World News Senators divided over PH’s possible withdrawal from United Nations human rights body
Author: 0 Senators divided over PH’s possible withdrawal from United Nations human rights body

A government spokesman, Salvador Panelo, said that Iceland has introduced a resolution "based on false information, bogus news", and relied on unreliable information from President Duterte's opponents and biased media. "This unfortunate development notwithstanding, the Philippine government shall continue with its work of ensuring peace, order, and security for our people".

World News Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation with immediate effect
Author: 0 Pakistan reopens airspace for civil aviation with immediate effect

The move comes within two days of both sides having fruitful discussions on the Kartarpur corridor that took place at Wagah on 14 July in which both New Delhi and Islamabad covered several contentious issues. It has lost Rs 491 crore till July 2 followed by SpiceJet, IndiGo and GoAir losing Rs 30.7 crore, Rs 25.1 crore and Rs Rs 2.1 crore, respectively, according to a parliamentary reply by aviation minister H S Puri on July 3.

World News 7.3 quake hits Indonesia
Author: 0 7.3 quake hits Indonesia

No tsunami warning has been issued . Some people sent the night outdoors as numerous aftershocks rocked the Maluku island chain where the quake was most strongly felt. According to the USGS' data, the tremor was recorded at 1440 hrs at the depth of 6.2 miles in Maluku Utara region. The USGS said the epicenter of the quake was 102 kilometers north northeast of the coastal town of Laiwui.

World News Aussie kids take stolen vehicle on 1 000km road trip
Author: 0 Aussie kids take stolen vehicle on 1 000km road trip

The vehicle was found on Sunday night near Grafton, in the neighbouring state of New South Wales , about 11 hours' drive from Rockhampton. During their escapades, the vehicle load of kids - driving a 2004 Nissan Patrol believed to belong to a family member - allegedly stole petrol from a service station in the small town of Banana in the early hours of Sunday.

World News Ankara Says Eighth Aircraft with Russian S-400 Parts Arrives in Turkey
Author: 0 Ankara Says Eighth Aircraft with Russian S-400 Parts Arrives in Turkey

Citing diplomatic sources, the TASS Russian news agency reported on Friday that Russian air defense system will be delivered to Turkey in three installments, saying the second shipment of the S-400 will take place soon, while the third batch, which comprises of 120 missiles, will be delivered to Turkey by sea.

World News Boeing 737 Max may stay grounded until 2020
Author: 0 Boeing 737 Max may stay grounded until 2020

American Airlines says that the removal of the aircraft means that it will have to cancel around 115 flights each day, and has said that it will cost the company upwards of $185 million during its second quarter this year. The plane was grounded in March following two fatal crashes. United said Friday that it's dropping its 14 Max jets from the schedule till November 3 - a month longer than previously deliberate.

World News Trump under fire after 'racist' attack on congresswomen
Author: 0 Trump under fire after 'racist' attack on congresswomen

The lawmakers-Ayanna Pressley , Rashida Tlaib , Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ilhan Omar- all are U.S. citizens, the Washington Post points out. "Mr. "On top of not accepting an America that elected us, you can not accept that we don't fear you, either", Ocasio-Cortez continued. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY, jousting for days with Pelosi, said Trump "can't conceive of an America that includes us".

World News Trump confirms immigration raids set for the weekend
Author: 0 Trump confirms immigration raids set for the weekend

The Houston Police Chief, Art Acevedo said: " I've had kids come up to me at forums with tears in their eyes, they're afraid to go to school, they're afraid to come home and find that their parents have been deported". Ken Cuccinelli, acting director of US Citizenship and Immigration Services, said Wednesday that ICE has removal orders for some one million migrants, but added that it has nowhere near the manpower or facilities to arrest and deport that many.

World News KSA takes a firm stand against Iran's nuclear program
Author: 0 KSA takes a firm stand against Iran's nuclear program

Netanyahu has been a vocal opponent of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers. "Sanctions will soon be increased, substantially!" he added. Rather than renew sanctions waivers to allow nations such as China and India to keep buying Iran's oil, Washington could just turn a blind eye to continued purchases, the former USA officials said.

World News President Macron announced creation of a new space force command
Author: 0 President Macron announced creation of a new space force command

Key EU leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, joined Macron in Paris to watch the annual parade that included representatives of nine other European armies in a show of unity. More than 4,000 members of the armed forces marched down the avenue in a tradition that dates back to the years following World War One. Macron delivered the message on the annual holiday commemorating a group of Parisians that stormed the Bastille prison at the ...

World News Girl licks medical equipment before putting it back at doctor's office
Author: 0 Girl licks medical equipment before putting it back at doctor's office

The pair captioned the video , "Don't tell me how to live my life". "I just care about my kids and how this is going to affect them", she told the broadcaster. The video went viral. Ward said she now regrets letting the incident happen, in an interview with local news station WJXT. The mom posted the footage to her Snapchat account where it was recorded by one of her 20 followers.

World News Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes West of Broome in Western Australia - USGS
Author: 0 Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes West of Broome in Western Australia - USGS

According to the Australian government's Bureau of Meteorology, Australia is particularly vulnerable to earthquakes resulting in tsunamis, and have established a "world-class" tsunami warning system. At least four aftershocks have been reported following the quake, ranging from 3.8 to 5.2 magnitude. The natural disaster was felt as far away as Perth where the ICU at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital shook for about a minute.

World News New Zealand holds first gun buyback event in wake of Christchurch shooting
Author: 0 New Zealand holds first gun buyback event in wake of Christchurch shooting

The firearms collection event was set up just a few kilometres away from where a lone gunman opened fire at two Christchurch mosques in March, killing 51 people. All those spoken to said they were pleased with the process. More than $1 million worth of weapons have been handed over after the first weekend of the Government's gun buyback.

World News See the moment Simona Halep took down Serena Williams in Wimbledon final
Author: 0 See the moment Simona Halep took down Serena Williams in Wimbledon final

Serena Williams congratulates Simona Halep after the Romanian's dominant victory on Centre Court. With a 9-1 career record over Halep , including three matches at majors, it seemed like everything was in place for Williams to make history, and redeem her lopsided loss against Angelique Kerber during the 2018 campaign and earn her eighth Wimbledon title in the process.

World News US House votes to curb Trump powers to start Iran war
Author: 0 US House votes to curb Trump powers to start Iran war

The caucus' Twitter myth flagged a June 27 tweet by Ocasio-Cortez's chief of group, Saikat Chakrabarti , wherein he criticized Procure. "I manufacture now not deem folks must be personally racist to enable a racist device". They're four people and that's how many votes they got", referring to their inability to block the border bill. Ocasio-Cortez, Tlaib and Pressley were born in New York, Detroit and Chicago, respectively.

World News Man shot and killed by police outside Tacoma ICE detention facility
Author: 0 Man shot and killed by police outside Tacoma ICE detention facility

Van Spronsen was allegedly throwing incendiary devices at cars and buildings, tried to explode a propane tank on the site and exchanged gunfire with police. "As a 34-year veteran of law enforcement, it is shocking, shocking to see constant attacks against those that leave the safety and security of their homes every day, put on a Kevlar vest and put a gun on their hip and risk their own safety to defend this nation", he said, at times appearing to get choked up as he defended his former ...

World News Gina Miller Vows to Block No Deal Brexit in Court
Author: 0 Gina Miller Vows to Block No Deal Brexit in Court

United Kingdom leadership front-runner Boris Johnson said it would be "insane now" to say the government might not deliver Brexit by October 31, in a hint that he could be prepared to accept a delay at a later date. "If we get a deal, it will be on or around 31st October but I can't control what Parliament does and that's why I'm being honest with people", he said.

World News New Orleans braces as Hurricane Barry hits land nearby
Author: 0 New Orleans braces as Hurricane Barry hits land nearby

The NHC stopped from issuing a tropical storm warning for the area including metropolitan New Orleans , although the warning is still in effect from Morgan City to Cameron. US Senator Bill Cassidy said officials with the Army Corps of Engineers told him they were "confident" that the 20-foot-high levee system protecting New Orleans , a city of 400,000, would hold.

World News UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos
Author: 0 UK police identify suspect behind leaked envoy memos

London's Metropolitan Police sparked widespread condemnation on Saturday after a warning to journalists that publishing leaked documents could be a criminal matter. "They think they know who did the leaking", an unnamed source said. It says that because the Iran nuclear deal was essentially seen as an Obama deal, Trump opted out of it without much regard for the consequences.

World News Sudan activists call for 'justice' for killed protesters
Author: 0 Sudan activists call for 'justice' for killed protesters

Sudan has been in political deadlock since the overthrow by the military of autocratic President Omar al-Bashir in April in the wake of months-long pro-democracy protests. At least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces, according to protest organizers. Saturday's marches also put pressure on the ruling military council as it and the Forces for Declaration of Freedom and Change - which represents the protesters - planned to meet to sign a power-sharing agreement.

World News Scotland Yard defends warning to press over leaked diplomatic cables
Author: 0 Scotland Yard defends warning to press over leaked diplomatic cables

Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal in an act of "diplomatic vandalism", according to the latest leaked emails from Sir Kim Darroch . It followed the announcement Mr Darroch had made a decision to quit, saying his position had become "impossible" following the publication of cables in which he described the Trump administration as " inept " and " dysfunctional ".

World News Four Afghan forces killed as Taliban attack hotel compound
Author: 0 Four Afghan forces killed as Taliban attack hotel compound

The Nangarhar attack came three days after Afghan forces killed several civilians , including a mother and her six children, during an air and ground raid in the northern Baghlan province on Tuesday. The killings occurred a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a quick visit to the Afghan capital of Kabul where he said Washington was hopeful of a peace deal before September 1.

World News Prosecutors allege Epstein paid $350,000 to potential witnesses
Author: 0 Prosecutors allege Epstein paid $350,000 to potential witnesses

The filing argued against granting Epstein bail, offering the payments as evidence that he might try to influence witnesses if he is not detained prior to his trail. As a USA attorney in Florida, Acosta secured a plea deal that resulted in an 18-month sentence for Epstein. The arrest set in motion a chain of events that led to the resignation Friday of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta , who was the US attorney in Miami during the earlier investigation of Epstein.

World News Robert Mueller & House Panels Finalize Deal To Delay Testimony Until July 24
Author: 0 Robert Mueller & House Panels Finalize Deal To Delay Testimony Until July 24

Jerry Nadler and Adam Schiff , chairmen of the Judiciary Committee and Intelligence Committee respectively, will allow lawmakers more time to question Mueller. Mueller will now appear before the House Judiciary Committee and House Intelligence Committee on July 24 for two separate hearings. In a statement Saturday, Norton said she asked Chairman Elijah E.

World News Thousands join Hong Kong protest against Chinese traders
Author: 0 Thousands join Hong Kong protest against Chinese traders

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has said the bill is "dead", but opponents say they will settle for nothing short of its formal withdrawal. Anticipating the mass participation in the protest, some shops in Sheung Shui had shut down and public bus routes were diverted.

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