Newt Gingrich defends Trump's Star of David tweet

10 Jul, 2016

His team also wound up - accidentally, it said - choosing as a delegate to the upcoming Republican National Convention a white nationalist leader named William Johnson whose group paid for pro-Trump robo-calls during the GOP primary. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump raised more than $50 million for the month of June - surpassing expectations but falling short of the amount raised by his Democratic rival for the White House.

Ex-congressman Joe Walsh stands by 'Watch out Obama' tweet

10 Jul, 2016

Watch out Black Lives Matter punks. Like everyone else, I watched videos that captured the nation's racial angst - two black men shot by police officers for no apparent reason, and a peaceful demonstration to protest those slayings that dissolved into the revenge murder of five police officers.

UK Treasury chief tries to calm markets amid 'Brexit' fears

09 Jul, 2016

Seeking to calm turbulent markets post Brexit, Finance Minister George Osborne on Monday said the UK's economy is in a strong position to confront the new challenges but it would have to "adjust to the new situation". They also fear the left-winger cannot win a general election, which could come well before the scheduled date of 2020, as whoever replaces Cameron may call an early election to solidify a mandate before negotiating Britain's European Union exit.

Attack on Shiite shrine kills 37, wounds 62

09 Jul, 2016

BAGHDAD , July 8 ( Reuters ) - Iraq's prime minister fired three officials in charge of Baghdad's security on Friday after last weekend's bombing that killed almost 300 people and caused public outrage over the inadequacy of the emergency services and security apparatus.

Forces of Assad regime cut road to Aleppo

09 Jul, 2016

We review the key developments in Syria, including ongoing violence during the temporary nationwide cease-fire, Russian Federation and the USA agreeing to increased military coordination and Syrian army forces cutting the only road into Aleppo .

Obama says America is horrified over Dallas attack

09 Jul, 2016

Obama will stress "we want to also be acting in a way that minimizes the risks to the global economy, that provides reassurance to financial markets, and that allows for an orderly process should Article 50 be invoked, as we fully expect it will be, and those negotiations go forward", said Ben Rhodes, a deputy national security adviser.

United States to provide $23 mln more for Ukraine humanitarian crisis

09 Jul, 2016

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday to reaffirm support for Kiev's fight against pro-Russian insurgents and its bid to anchor its ties to the West. Bitdefender worked on cybersecurity for Ukraine in 2014 after North Atlantic Treaty Organisation assigned Romania to upgrade security there. "We insist on decisive implementation".

Hot and humid Friday with afternoon thunderstorms likely

09 Jul, 2016

However, the weekend will not be a washout by any means; but we will see a return to more typical summer weather pattern. The humidity will be high also, causing the heat index (or "feels like") temperature to hover between 100 and 105 degrees.

Turkish official: Mastermind of Feb "terror attack" killed

08 Jul, 2016

At least 230 others were injured when the trio stormed the airport and opened fire with rifles before detonating bombs. Turkish officials also were not able to confirm Chatayev's role. Turkish media reported that a man nicknamed "Akhmed One-Arm" organized the attack. Swedish authorities say an ethnic Chechen identified as the organizer of the Istanbul airport bombing that killed 44 people was convicted of weapons smuggling in 2008.

Palestinian youths wounded in clash with Israeli troops

08 Jul, 2016

Israeli forces shot and injured four Palestinians with live fire when fierce clashes erupted after an Israeli convoy stormed the camp to begin demolishing the homes, locals told Ma'an. After an Israeli Court rejected the appeals by the Assaf and Abu Habsa families to save their homes, UNRWA, the United Nations agency responsible for Palestinian refugees, expressed their "grave concern" over the Israeli authorities' plans to carry out the punitive act, as Israeli raids into Qalandiya are ...

US issues travel alert to Bangladesh after restaurant attack

08 Jul, 2016

Local reports said six to seven people led the attack with sharp weapons on policemen when they were frisking people entering the Eidgah ground. While the Islamic State group and al-Qaida have taken credit for attacks in the past year, the State Department doesn't say if it believes the groups to be responsible.

San Diego police link 4th attack on homeless to same suspect

07 Jul, 2016

A bystander then realized that a person was actually on fire and ran over and pulled a burning towel off the victim, captain David Nisleit, of the San Diego homicide unit, told reporters . The charred body was later found. Witnesses to the attack told investigators they saw a man running across nearby Interstate 5, carrying a gas can.

Oscar Pistorius to learn length of jail sentence for Steenkamp murder

06 Jul, 2016

Pistorius had been convicted of murder by an appeals court a year ago, having initially been found guilty of manslaughter in September 2014. Oscar Pistorius is expected to hear his sentence for murdering Reeva Steenkamp when he appears in the High Court in Pretoria on Wednesday.

MPs to quiz Jeremy Corbyn on anti-Semitism in the Labour Party

04 Jul, 2016

It follows dozens of resignations from the Labour front-bench team and a motion of no confidence in Mr Corbyn, passed by 172 to 40 Labour MPs on Thursday . Mr Baldwin said Mr Corbyn appears to be "agonising" about what the right thing to do is, and is surrounded by one or two who are "desperate for him to cling on" in a bid to keep control of the party.

Manchester United's private plane picks up Mkhitaryan

02 Jul, 2016

On Thursday night, Man United's official website were showing pictures of the away kit for the new season with the letters "Mkhitaryan" on the reverse of the shirt. The Megastore site appears to have crashed after screen grabs of Mkhitaryan's name emblazoned on the United shirt surfaced on social media. Eric Bailly signed from Villarreal to bolster United's defensive options while Ibrahimovic's signing is set to be announced by the club very soon.

Taiwan mistakenly fires missile towards China, hitting trawler

02 Jul, 2016

The skipper on the trawler was killed and three other crew on board, including a Vietnamese and a Filipino, were wounded. A preliminary investigation showed that missile operators likely failed to follow proper procedures, CNA said. Relations between Taiwan - officially the Republic of China - and the People's Republic of China have been increasingly tense since the landslide election of Tsai Ing-wen, whose party has traditionally leaned in favor of formal independence from China.

EU pressures UK to trigger exit talks

01 Jul, 2016

Many European leaders and British Leave campaigners had hoped Article 50 - formal notice of Britain's intention to quit the bloc - would be filed immediately. "It is high time for Slovakia to leave the sinking European "Titanic" as well", the party said. Across Britain, there were already signs that the split could be more complicated than many had initially assumed - and there were growing calls for a do-over.

Watch naked man in Times Square demanding to talk to Donald Trump

01 Jul, 2016

As police attempted to subdue the situation it only seemed to agitate the man further, who taunted New York's finest by spitting and cursing at them. After standing on a ledge without his clothes on and demanding to speak to presidential candidate Donald Trump and proclaiming his love for fashion photographers Bruce Weber and Mario Testino , the man jumped down and is now being treated at a local hospital.

Corbyn: I have people's mandate to stay as leader

01 Jul, 2016

But Labour members should "resist the use of Hitler, Nazi and Holocaust metaphors", it says. He said: "Our Jewish friends are no more responsible for the actions of Israel or the Netanyahu government than our Muslim friends are for those of various self-styled Islamic states or organisations".

While House Dems End Sit-In, Bipartisan Gun Control Compromise Survives Senate Hurdle

30 Jun, 2016

When Republicans streamed to the exits hours earlier, Democrats stayed behind on the House floor, shouting "No bill, no break!" and waving papers with the names of gun victims written in black. He says, while there are no official plans yet, the Democrats are working on what comes next. The House Democrats were seeking votes on legislation to expand background checks for gun purchases, as well as measures to curb the sale of weapons to people on government watch lists.

European Grand Prix: Rosberg has an easy win for Mercedes in Baku

30 Jun, 2016

With this win Rosberg now has a lead of 24 points over Hamilton and he will look to extend this lead in the races to come. "I was in an engine mode which made it feel like I was driving without ERS for a long time". "I just wanted to come here and win and I want to enjoy the win", said Rosberg. Of course, for me the weekend went perfectly: "qualifying, race, everything to plan, so it was really awesome", Rosberg added.

Ikea recalls 29 million dressers after 6 kids killed

30 Jun, 2016

Ikea said it had been in "close contact" with the Consumer Product Safety Commission , which would help to carry out the recalls, about how to remedy the hazard. The recall affects Malm dressers and chests of drawers with three or more drawers, as well as a number of other Ikea models . The defect affects 29 million units in U.S.

Mega Millions Jackpot Swells to $415 Million

30 Jun, 2016

Tickets can be purchased at participating locations for $1. The one-time cash option on the jackpot would be $286 million . This is the biggest jackpot Mega Millions has offered since March 18, 2014, when two tickets in Florida and Maryland shared a $414 million prize.

Pakistan extends deadline for repatriation of Afghan refugees

30 Jun, 2016

But now the registered Afghan refugees can legally stay in Pakistan till December 31, 2016. The number of Afghans voluntarily returning home has plunged this year as violence worsens in Afghanistan, where the government and its USA allies are fighting a stubborn Taliban insurgency.

Riots hit South Africa's capital over mayoral candidate

29 Jun, 2016

Police fired rubber bullets to disperse crowds in Mabopane, where people ran out of one store with stolen groceries and other goods, according to South African media reports. When asked how she felt about violent events that unfolded in Tshwane, Didiza said as a resident of the city she would respond by working hard to continue programs instituted by incumbent mayor Kgosientsho Ramokgopa.

Malaysian woman dies after airbag ruptures in accident

28 Jun, 2016

The freak incident comes four days after Honda Malaysia announced it was ordering a recall of more than 145,000 models here over issues related to drivers' airbags. Three other passengers in the Honda and two in a Mercedes, which the Honda bumped into, were all reportedly unhurt. Earlier, the police said they were investigating the death of the driver.

Not allowing debate in parliament bad for democracy: PM Modi

28 Jun, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday asked people to declare their undisclosed income by September 30, making it clear that this is the last chance to avoid problems that will follow after the window of opportunity closes. Mr. Modi also spoke of the declaration of Emergency, 41 years ago this June, and how things had changed, with an open assessment of the government, and "open mocking" of even his radio address, a sign of democracy.

Super Eagles to battle Cameroon, Algeria for World Cup ticket

26 Jun, 2016

Head coach of the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon Hugo Broos has stated that it will be hard for all the teams in Group B of the African Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Just the group winners in all of five four-team pools will advance to the 32-team tournament in Russian Federation. The exact dates of the matches have not yet been confirmed but they are scheduled to take place between October of this year and November 2017.

Clinton's server technician declines to answer court-ordered questions

24 Jun, 2016

The Huffington Post's Politics section has seemingly only written three original articles about Hillary Clinton's private email server scandal in as many months, ignoring major developments in a story with significant implications for the 2016 presidential election and the intelligence community.

Dead In Extreme Weather In Eastern China

24 Jun, 2016

Recent extreme weather conditions including torrential downpours added to the chaos and carnage in Jiangsu province, located north of Shanghai. The storms battered parts of Yancheng City at 2:30 p.m. According to , the United States experiences approximately 75 percent of the world's known tornadoes and thus is notorious for its tornado climatology in terms of frequency, intensity, and destructive outbreak events.

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