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Two France fans dead following wild World Cup celebrations overnight

Some 4,000 police and security forces have been deployed across Paris during the World Cup festivities, and a vast security perimeter prohibiting vehicle access has been set up around the Champs Elysees avenue. Riot squads used tear gas and water cannons in an attempt to keep the crowds in order. Typically, celebrations in France end up with some broken shop windows and other destruction, and tear gas was lobbed at one point on the Champs-Elysees. Read More »

Theresa May braced for showdown with Brexit rebels

Airbus warned last month that it could start pulling out of Britain but Mrs May will claim proposals for a "common rule book" with the European Union secure industries, such as aerospace, with complex supply chains. "Some people have asked whether our Brexit deal is just a starting point from which we will regress", she said. In his initial response to the white paper, Mr Barnier said he would "analyse the proposals". Read More »

May says Trump told her to 'sue the EU'


May revealed on Sunday that Trump's suggestion had been for Britain to "sue the EU" and "not go into negotiations". Seeking to strike a balance between those who want a smooth Brexit and those who fear staying too close to the EU's orbit, May sought the approval of senior ministers for her plans on July 6. Read More »

Protests erupt in Chicago after man is fatally shot by police


He then runs away and into the street as a police SUV drives up. He spins and darts between the SUV and the police cruiser as he reaches toward his waist. The civil rights leader called for video to be released of Saturday's shooting and referenced footage showing a white officer shooting black 17-year-old Laquan McDonald 16 times in 2014. Read More »

KC officers shot - police in standoff with suspect

Identities of the suspects and officers have not been released. Police have been looking for the gunman who shot and killed Sharath Koppu at J's Fish and Chicken Market at 54th and Prospect on July 6. Sunday are at the hospital in stable condition however a third officer was shot in another round of gunfire later on. Police took the vehicle and placed the other person in custody, though Becchina said that individual isn't believed to be involved in the fatal robbery or the shootings of the ... Read More »

Cops Clash With Protesters After Police Shooting

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said that Harith Augustus , 37, had a holstered semiautomatic handgun tucked into his waistband when officers confronted him on the city's South Side. Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Augustus had no gang connections or history of recent arrests. Following the shooting, which took place around 5:30 p.m. Read More »

Trump brands European Union 'foe' as he lands in Helsinki for Putin summit


The president has spent the weekend before the summit playing golf at his resort in Turnberry, Scotland. Adding to the pressure on Trump is a new indictment issued Friday accusing 12 Russian military intelligence officials of extensive hacking in 2016 that was specifically aimed at discrediting Trump's rival, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton . Read More »

May hopes Trump visit will boost US-UK links


Nearly 300 people gathered in Cardiff city centre with other protests being held in Swansea and outside the Senedd in Cardiff Bay. He said the British people "voted to break it up, so I imagine that's what they'll do" and "Brexit is Brexit". Read More »

Harmful Lake Erie Algae Bloom Expected This Summer


Stumpf said boaters can look to NOAA's harmful algae bloom bulletins for a bloom analysis. Mr. Stumpf, the federal government scientist who ran the forecast event, said he believes the main bloom has arrived early because of the heat. OH farmers in eight Maumee River watersheds could face a whole new regulatory reality in their daily farm operations following Governor John Kasich's announcement of a new Executive Order Wednesday . Read More »

Charges Dropped In Stormy Daniels Strip Club Arrest


Daniels allegedly began holding her breasts against one female detective's face, before then "forcing" the face of a male officer into her chest and "smacking his face with her bare breasts". Daniels, 39, was apprehended without incident during a performance late Wednesday at the Sirens club in Columbus, Ohio after officers accused her of touching patrons "in a specified anatomical area". Read More »

Protests Erupt In Chicago After Police Shooting


Police described the video and said they would release footage of Saturday's shooting from officer-worn body cameras later Sunday. "The community needs some answers and they need them now", he told reporters Sunday. No arrests were made Wednesday night, police said. Yesterday, Johnson confirmed that Augustus did not have a hide carry permit. The city erupted in protest in 2015 after the release of a video showing a white police officer shoot a black 17-year-old, Laquan McDonald 16 ... Read More »

Twitter suspends two Moscow-linked accounts in wake of USA indictments


Rosenstein said that he had informed Trump about the charges earlier this week. They also hacked into a national election vendor that supplied software used to verify voter registration information. The 29-page indictment lays out how, months before Americans went to the polls, Russians schemed to break into key Democratic email accounts, including those belonging to Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign ... Read More »

Trump sets expectations low for Helsinki summit with Putin


In the CBS interview, Trump appeared to lay blame for the hacking on the Obama administration and the Democratic Party, not Russian Federation. "Why didn't they do something about it, especially when it was reported that President Obama was informed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in September, before the Election?" Trump and his top aides were downplaying expectations for Monday's summit as Trump continued to rattle allies by lumping in the European Union with Russian ... Read More »

Thai boys rescued from cave mourn hero diver


The boys, aged 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach have been in hospital since then. But tragedy struck during the final phase of the mission when volunteer diver and former Navy SEAL Saman Kunan died while installing oxygen tanks along the passageways of the cave. Read More »

Asean can play role in Korea peace efforts: Moon


He described the agreement reached between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at their meeting in Singapore last month as a direct swop of North Korea's complete denuclearisation for US security guarantees to the Pyongyang regime and the ending of their hostile relationship. Read More »

British PM: Trump 'told me to sue the EU'


The clock is ticking. "But that doesn't mean they are bad". Mrs May said she had come forward with her revised approach after the European Union offered two options for a deal - neither of which was acceptable to the UK. "No department was cut out of these discussions. Discussions have been taking place for some considerable time", she said. Steve Baker, a senior lawmaker who served as a deputy to Davis in the Brexit ministry before resigning with his boss, said May had presided over a ... Read More »

Twitter suspends 2 accounts linked to Russian intelligence after hacking indictment


This including sending emails disguised as Google security alerts containing links to malware, which they then used to steal passwords, track computer usage and monitor banking information. Stone insists he did not know this at the time. Grant Smith, an attorney for Stone, said in a statement, "It is clear from the indictment issued today that our client, Roger Stone , was not in any way involved with any of the alleged hacking of the 2016 election". Read More »

UK's Theresa May: Trump told me to 'sue the EU' over Brexit


The Prime Minister said threatened Commons revolts by pro- and anti-EU MPs risked undermining any chances of a deal with Brussels. We could go for no deal - no deal is still there, it is still possible - but I think the best thing for the United Kingdom is to have deal that sets a good relationship with our trading partners in the future. Read More »

Trumps calls the European Union a foe of the United States

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a "foe" of the an interview following a contentious meeting last week with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. Last week, the president participated in a contentious North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels where he demanded that the alliance's members up their financial stake . Read More »

Endangered black rhinos die in Kenya reserve


Poaching rates across the continent remain "unsustainably high", officials said, threatening to undo decades of conservation efforts: The population decreased 98 percent between 1960 and 1995 and less than 2,500 remained in the wild until officials enacted stronger conservation efforts. Read More »

Terminally ill boy, five, writes own obituary: 'See ya later, suckas!'


The doctors were blunt about the reality of cancer treatment , his parents Emilie and Ryan Matthias told the Des Moines Register . Garrett also asked for a symbolic Asgardian cremation ceremony, similar to how a title character in the Marvel movie Thor was honored upon her death, and for his ashes to then be turned into a tree - a request his parents say they are trying to figure out how to fulfill. Read More »

Iranian diplomat Assadollah Assadi suspected of plotting attack in France


Washington's reinstating of economic penalties has worsened Iran's already-hobbled economy. "But I will tell you this: At a certain point, they're going to call me and they're going to say, 'Let's make a deal, ' and we'll make a deal". "It's our responsibility to stop it". Iran denies involvement and contends the allegations against its diplomat are meant to damage its relations with the European Union. Read More »

Trump lists Russia, EU, China as 'foes' ahead of Putin summit

Congress over a probe of Russian election meddling that has clouded Trump's presidency. "Well, I think we have a lot of foes ", Trump said. "But, in a trade sense, they've really taken advantage of us and many of those countries are in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and they weren't paying their bills". Read More »

Theresa May: Trump told me to sue the EU

Trump praised May and her qualities, and said that he would be satisfied with whatever Brexit deal Britain struck with the EU. Former Brexit secretary David Davis warns her "halfway house" plan could be "profoundly dangerous" and undermine the whole Brexit process. Read More »

Woman survives a week after crashing 200 feet off cliff in California


She says she has been there since July 6. Angela Hernandez , 23, was last heard from in Half Moon Bay, Calif., on July 6, according to Fox affiliate KTVU . A GoFundMe account has been set up by her sister. Later that day her cell phone mysteriously pinged in Santa Cruz County. Sheriffs said she had told her sister she would stay overnight in a vehicle park before continuing her journey the next morning, but they had not heard from her after 6 July. Read More »

Theresa May: Donald Trump Told Me to Sue EU


As President Trump has said, I'm a tough negotiator. Trump told reporters Friday at a joint press conference with May that he had given the British leader a suggestion that she found too "brutal". Among some supporters of more stringent Brexit, the plan of the Prime Minister may have caused resentment due to the fact that, in their opinion, this strategy leaves the country still dependent on EU. Read More »

#ObamainKenya: Barack Obama fourth visit to Kenya


Uhuru, Deputy President William Ruto and several senior government officials assured the former U.S. leader of the support of all African leaders in scaling up youth programmes through his foundation. Obama headed to State House in Nairobi where he met President Uhuru Kenyatta and his sister Auma. Obama is in the country to support Auma in setting up Sauti Kuu Foundation in K'Ogelo, Siaya county. Read More »

Google techie lynched in Karnataka's Bidar over child-lifting rumours on WhatsApp


Locals suspected them of being child lifters. The person who shot the pictures of the attack and circulated it has also been detained. They rescued Ismail and Salman and admitted them to a hospital in Bidar . Scared by the threats hurled at them, the four men sped away in their auto. Among the 32 arrested for the killing, one is the administrator of the WhatsApp group. Read More »

May: Trump told me to 'sue the EU' over Brexit


He said May's plans to bind Britain's economy closely to its European partners after Brexit would "probably kill" its hopes of a United States trade deal. I'm very clear about the way women should be treated and the respect that women should be given. "I kind of think there's more to come from Boris in the future and this is just the beginning of what is quite a momentous time in British politics". Read More »

Fate of 450 migrants in balance amid new Italy-Malta standoff


Conte said he had spent the day in contact with his 27 European Union peers, reminding them that they had agreed at their end-June summit on the need to share the burden of dealing with the migrant influx. Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is leading a high-profile campaign to exclude humanitarian rescue ships from Italian ports and has said the migrants will not be allowed to land in Italy. Read More »

Crowd gathers after man fatally shot by Chicago police

No officers were hurt, police said. "After that, they approached the subject, who became combative and as he became combative, flailing away, he broke free from the officers and they thought he appeared to be reaching for a weapon - which he did have a weapon on him - and officers tragically shot this man". Read More »

China chemical plant blast kills 19, injures 12


The Ministry of Emergency Management has sent a team to further investigate the cause of the explosion, the agency added. A fire caused by the explosion raged for several hours until it was eventually contained early Friday morning. The three-story building of the factory burnt down and the windows of nearby buildings were shattered. The accident follows previous high-profile disasters at chemical plants in China. Read More »

Theresa May: there could be 'no Brexit at all'

Is a "no-deal" scenario now looking more likely? "If we do not, we risk being without a Brexit", said may. However, she insisted that she had yet to see a workable alternative to the proposals that would ensure trade remained as frictionless as possible, while avoiding the return of a hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. Read More »

Scores of Civilians, Militants Killed in Eastern Syria Strike


The coalition was not immediately available for comment. In Syria fighting continues to bring death and destruction as an air strike reportedly killed over 50 civilians. ISIS fighters have faced two separate offensives in Deir Ezzor on either side of the Euphrates River that cuts through the province. Damascus says coalition forces in Syria are occupiers because they are in the country without its permission. Read More »

Woman Missing a Week Found Alive Down a Cliff

To stay hydrated, she used a radiator hose to siphon water from a nearby stream, according to KGO-TV. Her disappearance captured widespread attention after she and her vehicle were last seen on a surveillance camera video at a Carmel gas station on July 6, about 50 miles north of the stretch of Highway 1 where she was found. Read More »

Boris should challenge May now: Trump man

The US President said the PM's plan would "probably kill" a UK-US trade deal . "The President likes and respects Prime Minister May very much". Trump, however, torpedoed such thinking in his interview. "She wanted to go a different route". - About 3.5 million European Union citizens live in Britain and about 800,000 United Kingdom nationals live in communities across the European Union, the government said, and both Britain and the European Union had already agreed that people will ... Read More »

Britain's Brexit Secretary Abruptly Quits, Throwing Deal To Leave EU In Doubt


Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's chief Brexit coordinator, said he had enjoyed working with Davis and that he hoped Britain would unite "around a position to conclude a broad Association Agreement with the EU". With 316 Conservative MPs in the House of Commons, Sir Graham must receive 48 letters to call a ballot. His replacement will be announced shortly. If May survives the domestic political turmoil, she still has to convince European Union leaders that her proposals can work. Read More »

Israelis wounded by rocket fire from Gaza


In a statement, the military said Hamas' activities "violate Israeli sovereignty, endanger Israeli civilians and sabotage Israel's humanitarian efforts that aim to help Gazan civilians". Some were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome missiles. Hamas spokesman Fawzi Barhoum told Reuters: "Efforts by many parties have continued since the beginning of the escalation and the Israeli bombardment on Gaza". Read More »

Trump Calls His Criticism Of British Prime Minister 'Fake News'


President Trump said his relationship with Theresa May was "very, very strong", but he did not respond to questions about his attack in the Sun newspaper on her Brexit plans. 'I am just saying I think he would be a great prime minister. The Financial Times also runs with Mr Trump "switching tack" as he aims to "mend bridges". Read More »

Beaches closed after 2 reports of shark attacks in Florida


Of 88 unprovoked shark bites that the Florida Museum of Natural History documented around the globe previous year, more than one third took place along the shores of Florida, the shark attack capital of the world. There were 32 reported shark attacks in the state in 2016, according to the Florida Museum International Shark Attack File's latest report. "He yelled, he like went down and he started hopping and he looked over at me and goes, 'I got bit, I got bit, ' he started motioning ... Read More »

Zimbabwe opposition MDC alliance stages another demonstration demanding electoral reforms


New President Emmerson Mnangagwa, a longtime Mugabe ally, has vowed to hold a free and fair election and invited Western election observers for the first time in almost two decades as he seeks to get worldwide sanctions lifted. "We are going to take up that matter and we will not budge", he said. The opposition leader, who is Mnangagwa's main challenger, has indicated that his party will not boycott the election. Read More »

Muslim Personal Law Board will not contest if SC scraps Section 377


Additional solicitor general Tushar Mehta opposed equating "vikriti" with homosexuality and said, "Indian philosophy connotes "prakriti" and "vikriti" very differently". George said that penal code provisions came under the concurrent list and the states were authorised to delete any section if they so wanted. Justice Chandrachud replied, "There is no fundamental right to sexual orientation but only to the choice of sexual partner". Read More »

Israeli Gaza strikes biggest since 2014 war: air force


Three Israelis were injured by a rocket in Sderot. Tit said the Hamas battalion headquarters in northern Gaza was completely destroyed. On Saturday, the Hamas-run health ministry in Gaza announced that a 19-year-old succumbed to his wounds sustained at the clashes a day earlier. Read More »

Immigration is a 'very negative thing' for Europe

At an impromptu press conference following the hectic second-day Mr Trump said: "I told people that I would be very unhappy if they didn't up their commitments very substantially, and countries are going to start upping their commitments. Read More »

Thai Cave Rescue: Australian Doctor Downplays Hero Role


Australian Foreign Minister Ms Julie Bishop praised Dr Harris, Dr Challen and the other members of the Australian team for their efforts in a statement on Wednesday (July 11). Cave diver and retrieval expert Richard "Harry" Harris, speaking publicly today for the first time since returning to his Adelaide home, said his father's death coming shortly after the successful rescue had been a bittersweet moment. Read More »

Poll Points to Russian Dislike for Trump


A federal grand jury charged 12 Russian intelligence officers on Friday with hacking Democratic computer networks in 2016, in the most detailed U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on the tarmac during their arrival on Air Force One at Glasgow Prestwick Airport in Scotland, July 13, 2018. Read More »