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Global Facebook blocks Infowars’ Alex Jones from posting for 30 days
Author: 0 Facebook blocks Infowars’ Alex Jones from posting for 30 days

According to a report from CNET , Facebook banned Jones after it determined four videos on his pages violated its community standards. In a statement, Facebook said , "Our community standards make it clear that we prohibit content that encourages physical harm (bullying), or attacks someone based on their religious affiliation or gender identity (hate speech)".

Global Stormy Daniels' husband appears in court in divorce case
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' husband appears in court in divorce case

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Cliffords, claims to have engaged in an affair with the president in 2006 and is suing both Cohen and the president for allegedly damaging her reputation by denying the affair took place. The judge, U.S. District Court Judge S. James Otero, appeared skeptical of Blakely's arguments, ABC reported, and said he anxious that imposing such a rule "chills First Amendment rights going forward - and that is the most sacred of rights".

Global Colombian gang puts $7,000 bounty on drug dog
Author: 0 Colombian gang puts $7,000 bounty on drug dog

She is so darn good at uncovering tons of cocaine that the powerful Urabeños mafia wants her dead. A significant part of the drug industry controls the local criminal gang "Urabenos", which is also known as the "clan Usuga" or "the Golf clan".

Global Polar Bear Killed After Attacking Cruise Ship Worker In Arctic
Author: 0 Polar Bear Killed After Attacking Cruise Ship Worker In Arctic

The attack occurred on the northernmost island of the Svalbard archipelago, which is between mainland Norway and the North Pole. "We do not know anything about the size of injury, but the man is taken aboard MS Bremen and is receiving treatment at the infirmary there, while waiting for the helicopter to arrive on site", Rune Danielsen, rescue leader from HRS told Aftenposten.

Global On eve of election, Zimbabwe's Mugabe condemns ruling party
Author: 0 On eve of election, Zimbabwe's Mugabe condemns ruling party

Polling in Zimbabwe is uncertain, but a recent Afrobarometer survey of 2,400 people put Mnangagwa on 40 percent and Chamisa on 37 percent, with 20 percent undecided. Zimbabwe's former leader, who appeared to have finally allowed his hair to go gray, spent the final question musing on his legacy, reminding people of his years in prison during the country's fight for liberation and his work raising literacy and education standards.

Global Several dead, injured in New Orleans shooting
Author: 0 Several dead, injured in New Orleans shooting

Another man and woman were pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. Seven other victims - five men and two women - were taken to two separate hospitals. The two suspected shooters are still on the loose. I speak for everyone in our City when I say we are disgusted, we are infuriated, & we have had more than enough.

Global Trump threatens US government shutdown over immigration
Author: 0 Trump threatens US government shutdown over immigration

President Trump said he'd be willing to "shut down" the government unless Democrats in Congress help pass immigration reform, including funding for his long-touted border wall, saying "we need great people coming into our Country!" He did acknowledge, however, that the border funding issue was unlikely to be resolved before the midterm elections.

Author: 0 Zimbabwe's Mugabe addresses nation hours before election

It is unclear how the intervention will influence a close contest. There have been reports of intimidation and coercion, and state media is accused of being biased toward the ruling Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF).

Global Trump knew of Russian lawyer meeting, claims Cohen
Author: 0 Trump knew of Russian lawyer meeting, claims Cohen

Cohen recently turned to prominent attorney and lobbyist Lanny Davis, a long-time associate of Bill and Hillary Clinton , to represent him. The tapes were reportedly discovered during an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on Cohen's property earlier this year in NY.

Global 700 separated children still in US custody after deadline
Author: 0 700 separated children still in US custody after deadline

Another 538 parents are in government custody and cleared for reunification but waiting on transportation for reunification. "This work has to be highlighted and commended", said Sabraw before criticizing the government for a lack of information about the parents' whereabouts.

Global Palestinian teen released from Israeli prison
Author: 0 Palestinian teen released from Israeli prison

Some Israelis say Tamimi has always been exploited by her family, who they accuse of using her to try to provoke Israeli soldiers on film. Just hours before she assault the soldiers, her 15-year-old cousin Mohammad had been shot in the head at close range with a rubber bullet fired by Israeli soldiers.

Global New Zealand has put forward a serious charge of Australia
Author: 0 New Zealand has put forward a serious charge of Australia

Asked about the matter this week, New Zealand Acting Prime Minister Winston Peters - whose party fiercely opposed a change - blamed Australia. The New Zealand flag is 50 years older than Australia's and was adopted in 1902, replacing the union jack.

Global Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse
Author: 0 Skywatchers looking forward to complete lunar eclipse

It's the longest full lunar eclipse of the century, so you can be sure that there will be plenty of people with lenses pointed skyward. He will be speaking about the relevance of a lunar eclipse . During the eclipse , the Earth will be moving directly between the Sun and the Moon. Red light has a better chance of doing so because shorter wavelengths of light are scattered more efficiently by the molecules in our atmosphere and red has a relatively long wavelength.

Global Brock Turner's sexual assault appeal
Author: 0 Brock Turner's sexual assault appeal

Eric Multhaup described Turner's actions as " outercourse ", meaning a sexual act while clothed rather than intent to rape. Three California appellate justices have 90 days to discuss Multhaup's appeal argument as well as issue a ruling on the appeal.

Global California fire burns homes, injures firefighters and civilians
Author: 0 California fire burns homes, injures firefighters and civilians

Firefighters and police "went into life-safety mode", hustling door to door to usher civilians out of harm's way, said Scott McLean, a spokesman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CalFire). There were over 1,700 firefighters have been working to control the blaze. The Carr Fire was one of three fierce blazes threatening large populated areas.

Global Daesh assault kills over 200 in southwest Syria
Author: 0 Daesh assault kills over 200 in southwest Syria

Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, a group made up mostly of former members of the former al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, also has a few hundred men in the south. The devastated city was covered in black and shops were closed during the day to mourn the mass deaths .

Global Israel To Expand Settlement In Response To Deadly Stabbing
Author: 0 Israel To Expand Settlement In Response To Deadly Stabbing

Avigdor Lieberman said in a tweet on Friday that the construction of new homes would be the "best answer" to the killing of 31-year-old Yotam Ovadia by a Palestinian teenager in the Geva Binyamin (Adam) settlement the night before. The attack came after a period of relative calm in the West Bank. The Israeli ambulance service Magen David Adom said that one of the men wounded was in serious condition and the other sustained light injuries.

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Moscow

Putin and Trump met in Helsinki earlier this month, but Trump faced a storm of criticism for attending. Putin, who also said he's "ready to go to Washington", repeatedly acknowledged that the conditions must be right before the two men can get back together.

Global Toronto shooter's neighbors knew nothing of mental illness
Author: 0 Toronto shooter's neighbors knew nothing of mental illness

A 29-year-old man who went on a deadly shooting spree in the heart of Toronto's vibrant Greektown, killing an aspiring nurse and a 10-year-old girl, had a life-long struggle with severe mental illness, his family said Monday. She said an autopsy would be performed Tuesday. The two young women were not identified. Police guard a seventh-floor apartment at 43 Thorncliffe Park Dr.in Toronto, Ont.in the Millwood Rd.

Global North Korean state media demands formal end to war with US
Author: 0 North Korean state media demands formal end to war with US

Officials in North Korea had no immediate comment on the possible return of the remains on Friday, the 65th anniversary of the end of the Korean War, which the country celebrated as the day of "victory in the fatherland liberation war". More than 35,000 Americans were killed on the Korean Peninsula during the war, out of which around 7,700 are still considered missing, including 5,300 in North Korea alone, according to the Pentagon.

Global Body of Irish man missing in Greek wild fire found
Author: 0 Body of Irish man missing in Greek wild fire found

A woman carries bottles of water as people stand amid the charred remains of burned-out cars in Mati east of Athens , Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Some casualties occurred when people were stuck in their homes or vehicles, or when they drowned in the sea while trying to escape the flames.

Global Zoo paints stripes on donkey to make visitors think it’s a zebra
Author: 0 Zoo paints stripes on donkey to make visitors think it’s a zebra

The row began when a student visiting the recently opened animal sanctuary in Cairo's International Gardens Park spotted the unusual-looking animal and shared a photo of it on Facebook , the Daily Mail reports. "The children don't know, so they call them zebras and they are happy to see something new". This is not the first time that a zoo has been accused of trying to fool its audience.

Global New US Russia sanctions push slows in Congress before recess
Author: 0 New US Russia sanctions push slows in Congress before recess

But it left her wondering, she said, "Why do they want to do that?" "The speaker and I have made it clear that Putin will not be welcome up here at the Capitol", McConnell said. "We need to cooperate with Congress on the formulation of new sanctions, because Putin doesn't understand". Collins, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said that doing more to deter the Russians is a necessity.

Global White House pushes follow-up Donald Trump - Vladimir Putin meeting to next year
Author: 0 White House pushes follow-up Donald Trump - Vladimir Putin meeting to next year

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks on as Senators ask questions during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing in Washington , DC on July 25, 2018. First Lady Melania Trump holds a soccer ball during a joint press conference of the United States and Russian Presidents after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018.

Global US, Iran face-off to send oil price sky high
Author: 0 US, Iran face-off to send oil price sky high

Iran is a major exporter of petroleum to India , and the USA will want India to cut back and eventually eliminate its oil imports from Iran within less than four months. To overcome this, Iran has started providing shipping insurance, the people said. "With what background do you threaten [us]?" "We see the same kind of malfeasance down in Yemen, where they're fomenting more violence down there".

Global Donald Trump, EU's Juncker agree to ease trade tensions
Author: 0 Donald Trump, EU's Juncker agree to ease trade tensions

Prices for soybeans have already fallen by more than 15% since April , when China - a major buyer of the crop - announced its plans to retaliate. On Tuesday night, Trump issued a tweet proposing that both the USA and the European Union drop all three as European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prepares to visit Washington for trade talks on Wednesday.

Global Trump's planned White House meeting with Putin pushed back to next year
Author: 0 Trump's planned White House meeting with Putin pushed back to next year

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with European Commission leader Jean-Claude Juncker in the Oval Office of the White House, today in Washington . Other signs had already emerged to raise doubts about a second Trump-Putin summit. But as The Washington Post's Philip Bump pointed out on Wednesday, the error likely wasn't intentional.

Author: 0 'Unprecedented' Japan heatwave kills 65 in one week

Thirty people have died with the high temperatures and thousands have been rushed to the hospital across the country. It is reported that on July 22, a temperature recorded in the city in the North-West from Tokyo to Kumagaya. In Tokyo, there have been 3,544 ambulance calls for heat strokes, already surpassing last year's total of 3,454. Cosett Romero from Mexico said she and her family were getting headaches.

Global Larry Kudlow: Trump tariff talks with European Union boss 'might surprise you'
Author: 0 Larry Kudlow: Trump tariff talks with European Union boss 'might surprise you'

He notes that countries "that have treated us unfairly on trade for years" are coming to Washington to negotiate. He also and questioned if the government is going to continue to let "our farmers and country get ripped off". Some Republicans several months ago had warned against using the CCC as part of a trade-war related bailout, saying it could distort market forces and pay farmers for products they don't produce.

Global U.S. senators to introduce tougher Russian Federation sanctions bill
Author: 0 U.S. senators to introduce tougher Russian Federation sanctions bill

Trump said last week he would invite Putin to Washington for an autumn meeting, a daring rebuttal to fierce criticism over their summit in Helsinki , in which he appeared to give credence to the Russian leader's assertion that Moscow did not interfere in the 2016 us presidential election.

Global Avenatti says Cohen has more Trump tapes
Author: 0 Avenatti says Cohen has more Trump tapes

Cohen has yet to be charged with any crimes. Cohen's office was raided April 9 by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which seized electronic devices and paper records containing more than 800,000 individual files, court records show.

Global Trump refuses to answer questions about secret recording with Michael Cohen
Author: 0 Trump refuses to answer questions about secret recording with Michael Cohen

Cohen insists Trump was trying to pay off a Playboy model to keep quiet during the 2016 campaign after she claimed the two had an affair. "Everybody heard just now Donald Trump say the word 'cash, '" Davis said . Giuliani says he doesn't know if Cohen ever thought of paying with cash, but Trump "never did". Government watchdog group Common Cause has said that the proposed payment benefited Trump's presidential election campaign and the failure to document it was potentially illegal.

Global Israel Shoots Downs Syrian Fighter Jet That Ventured Into Israeli Airspace
Author: 0 Israel Shoots Downs Syrian Fighter Jet That Ventured Into Israeli Airspace

On Monday, Israel used its David's Sling anti-missile battery to intercept two SS-21 Tochka tactical ballistic missiles fired from Syria as part of the internal fighting. Hours later, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Syria's penetration of Israeli airspace "a gross violation of the 1974 Separation of Forces Agreement with Syria".

Global Backed White Helmets evacuated from Syria; Assad winning 'decisively'
Author: 0 Backed White Helmets evacuated from Syria; Assad winning 'decisively'

The volunteers, known as White Helmets , had been stranded along the frontier with the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights following the latest Syrian government offensive in southwestern Syria . "The request was approved based on pure humanitarian reasons", he added. The Syrian Civil Defense has operated in rebel-held territories for years, working to save lives in the wake of Russian and Syrian bombardments.

Global Trump tweets reaction to news of Michael Cohen secret recording
Author: 0 Trump tweets reaction to news of Michael Cohen secret recording

The recording was part of a large collection of documents and electronic records seized by federal authorities from the long-standing associate of Mr Trump earlier this year. Green said Cohen was unlikely to raise his need to defend himself to avoid an ethics charge "because if Trump and Cohen were committing crimes together, and that's why Cohen recorded their calls, then Cohen has bigger disciplinary problems".

Global PM gifts 200 cows to village in Rwanda
Author: 0 PM gifts 200 cows to village in Rwanda

The theme of the summit is, " BRICS in Africa: collaboration for inclusive growth and shared prosperity in the 4th Industrial revolution". "It is a matter of honour for us that India has stood with Rwanda in their economic development journey", Modi said, adding that India will continue to back Rwanda's development.

Global Search for Iowa college student continues after she vanished on a jog
Author: 0 Search for Iowa college student continues after she vanished on a jog

University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts was reported missing after going on Wednesday evening jog. A massive ground search involving more than 200 people broken up into 37 teams was conducted Friday, encompassing the farmlands and fields within a five-mile radius of Brooklyn , with helicopters hovering above, according to authorities.

Global Trump pleased as North Korea seen dismantling launch site parts
Author: 0 Trump pleased as North Korea seen dismantling launch site parts

South Korea has also pushed ahead with its reconciliation with the North since a landmark inter-Korean summit in April. US officials have repeatedly said North Korea has committed to giving up a nuclear weapons program that now threatens the United States, but Pyongyang has offered no details as to how it might go about this.

Global Novichok attack victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital
Author: 0 Novichok attack victim Charlie Rowley leaves hospital

The UK government has blamed Russian Federation for the incident, but the country's authorities deny any involvement. Salisbury District Hospital said he had been through an " appalling experience most of us could never imagine ". They were treated for exposure to the nerve agent and discharged separately from the hospital several weeks later. Ms Sturgess lived in Salisbury, and the couple had been in the city before going to Mr Rowley's flat in nearby Amesbury on Friday 29 June.

Global Carter Page denies Federal Bureau of Investigation claims he worked for Russian Federation
Author: 0 Carter Page denies Federal Bureau of Investigation claims he worked for Russian Federation

It was a fraud and a hoax created to target Trump", and Mr. Trump added, "A disgrace to America. Page's surveillance warrant was also approved three times by Republican-appointed judges. The White House then clarified that Trump believes Russian Federation is still attempting to target US elections after the president appeared to answer a reporter's question hours earlier saying Russian Federation is not.

Global Countdown begins for the longest lunar eclipse of the century
Author: 0 Countdown begins for the longest lunar eclipse of the century

This month, Mars will be at its closest to Earth since 2003. When this happens, Earth blocks the sunlight that normally reaches the moon. The entire event, from the moment Earth's shadow starts to fall upon the moon's edge to the time when the bright full moon emerges, will take nearly 4 hours.

Global Sarah Sanders: Trump Will Not Tolerate 'Empty Threats' From Iran
Author: 0 Sarah Sanders: Trump Will Not Tolerate 'Empty Threats' From Iran

A top commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guards said his words amounted to "psychological warfare". The world heard even harsher bluster a few months ago. During a recent visit to Austria, Rouhani pledged that Tehran will stand firm against the USA threat to halt Iranian oil shipments, saying no other country in the region could export oil if Iran is to be deprived of oil exports.

Global U.S., Russia Differ On Evacuation Of Syrian White Helmets
Author: 0 U.S., Russia Differ On Evacuation Of Syrian White Helmets

The Syrian Foreign Ministry, citing an unnamed official at the ministry, said on Monday that Damascus had previously warned about the risky role the White Helmets were playing in undermining the security and stability in the Arab country and in the region due to their "terrorist nature".

Global IN Focus: Indiana politicians come to Coats' defense after Russian Federation summit
Author: 0 IN Focus: Indiana politicians come to Coats' defense after Russian Federation summit

U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller is probing whether Trump or anyone from his campaign coordinated with Russian Federation in its attempt to tilt the 2016 election toward the Republican. intelligence agencies at a Monday news conference held in Helsinki. For his part, Barletta said in a statement released by his campaign that he, too, agrees with US intelligence agencies, and that he will "continue to do everything I can" to prevent Russian Federation from doing so again.

Global Trump on defensive over North Korean summit
Author: 0 Trump on defensive over North Korean summit

Pompeo urged the North to take "concrete actions" toward that goal, and said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has committed to the country's full denuclearization during meetings with President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

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