• IDF’s Gaza simulation drill puts Hamas on notice
IDF’s Gaza simulation drill puts Hamas on notice

It appeared to be the first case of Gaza militants using birds to attack Israel and authorities said they were considering filing a complaint - under the appropriate global treaties - about the use of animals for militant activities. Israel carried out air strikes partially in response to the months of fires started by the kite firebombs, but also ...

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  • Rusty's Forecast - Tracking increasing rain and storm chances
Rusty's Forecast - Tracking increasing rain and storm chances

Tuesday , look for passing storms early and late, but no significant threat for severe weather. Plenty of sunshine will be the rule into the weekend with temperatures near or slightly below normal along with comfortable humidity. One more day of heat and humidity remains until we see changes to the forecast. We are forecasting a mix of sun and ...

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  • Protests Erupt In Chicago After Police Shooting
Protests Erupt In Chicago After Police Shooting

Medical examiners released the cause of death for Harith Augustus, 37, whose shooting on the city's South Side on Saturday evening set off violent protests. When he denied doing it, their argument heightened and an officer opened fire as the man ran away. Four of the protesters have been arrested. After nightfall, protesters continued to mill aro...

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  • Boys rescued from cave in Thailand likely to be released Thursday
Boys rescued from cave in Thailand likely to be released Thursday

Rescued cave boys and their coach to be allowed to rest, says hospital official. Doctors said on Saturday that the coach, 25-year-old Ekkapol "Ake" Chantawong, has gained weight quickly and is physically well, but he is the one they are most concerned about protecting from any mental angst.

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  • Brexit plan will kill United States trade deal
Brexit plan will kill United States trade deal

But the US President seemed to be visibly annoyed when he was asked by a reporter if he regretted making remarks about British Prime Minister Theresa May and her Brexit policy in an explosive interview . I am doing a great job, I can tell you, just in case you haven't noticed. May in the garden of her official country residence Chequers. R...

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  • Top Democrats urge Trump to cancel meeting with Putin
Top Democrats urge Trump to cancel meeting with Putin

On Friday, the US Justice Department issued grand jury indictments for 12 Russians on charges of hacking the emails of senior Democrats. They also allegedly hacked into the computer network of the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in an operation starting around March 2016.

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  • Schumer calls on Trump to cancel Putin meeting following indictment
Schumer calls on Trump to cancel Putin meeting following indictment

No, I don't know him well enough. " Russia has shown itself to be an adversary of the United States and our allies and a serious threat to global peace, security, and stability", they wrote to Trump. "I don't remember any pro-Russian (US) presidents, but I want to remind you that he (Trump) is one of the most pro-Russian politicians at the mom...

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  • Pence Says He Hasn't Spoken With Kavanaugh About Roe v. Wade
Pence Says He Hasn't Spoken With Kavanaugh About Roe v. Wade

Kavanaugh has said he would follow Supreme Court precedent on the abortion issue - but Allred doesn't trust him. or the Senators who are expected to grill him during his confirmation hearing. Many years after Roe v. Wade , you wrote in your memoir that as a young woman, you had an abortion. "More recently, Whole Women's Health v. Hellerste...

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  • Latest Round of Proposed Chinese Tariffs Includes Flooring
Latest Round of Proposed Chinese Tariffs Includes Flooring

The additional 6,031 product lines would be hit with a 10 percent tariff. The list is subject to a two-month public comment period. Both governments have raised tariffs on $ 34 billion worth of each other's goods and already said they are considering additional charges on another $16 billion.

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  • Gareth Southgate has nation preparing for Waistcoat Wednesday
Gareth Southgate has nation preparing for Waistcoat Wednesday

The 27-year-old created more chances (6) in a single World Cup game than any other player in the tournament so far, and in the Three Lions' 2-0 quarter-final win over Sweden, Trippier had passing accuracy rate of 75%, whilst also putting in ten unsafe crosses during the 90 minutes.

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  • UK's May names new foreign secretary
UK's May names new foreign secretary

The two resignations have left May badly exposed and raised questions over whether she will stand firm in her commitment to pursuing a "business-friendly" Brexit , or will be faced with more resignations and calls to quit herself. He said on Monday he thought May was a good prime minister and did not want to see her replaced, but could not defend...

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  • Thai Cave Rescue: How Elon Musk's 'Kid-Size' Submarine Could Assist Mission
Thai Cave Rescue: How Elon Musk's 'Kid-Size' Submarine Could Assist Mission

On Sunday afternoon, Elon Musk tweeted that the kid-size submarine his team had developed to assist with the rescue of Thai boys trapped in a cave was en route to Thailand . Following the successful evacuation on Sunday , rescue personnel assessed their performance and adjusted the plan for Monday, resulting in "a smooth, coordinated operatio...

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  • Syrian troops retake Jordan border crossing
Syrian troops retake Jordan border crossing

In northern Syria, meanwhile, the Kurdish Hawar news agency reported an explosion in the town of Manbij, where dozens of people were demonstrating against the Turkish military presence in the country's north. The Assad forces captured new areas near the border with Jordan forcing residents to flee. The victory further cements a Russian-engineer...

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  • Trump administration requests more time to reunite immigrant families
Trump administration requests more time to reunite immigrant families

Lee Gelernt, the American Civil Liberties Union lawyer arguing the case on behalf of separated parents, said countless private lawyers and other organizations have offered up their services to help speed the reunification process. As many as 3,000 children remain separated from their parents , according to new estimates by HHS. The judge, who ha...

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  • Donald Trump, Liz Warren trade barbs on Indian heritage
Donald Trump, Liz Warren trade barbs on Indian heritage

Trump said he'd give $1 million to charity if it "shows you are an Indian", adding, "I have a feeling she will say no", per CNN . "We will take that little kit and. The Pentagon is investigating. Trump said that Montanans who vote for Tester are in effect voting for top Democrats Reps. "And that's probably why I'm here".

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  • Retaliatory Measures Against US Tariffs Already In Effect, Says China
Retaliatory Measures Against US Tariffs Already In Effect, Says China

China implemented retaliatory tariffs on some imports from the U.S. Friday, state media reported , immediately after new U.S. duties had taken effect. "China will feel some pain but not as much as these firms in the supply chain that contribute such a large share of the value added in Chinese exports", Peterson wrote.

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  • Trump and USA delegation to bring up election meddling with Putin
Trump and USA delegation to bring up election meddling with Putin

President Donald Trump and his United States delegation intend to raise the issues of arms control, Ukraine, Syria and election meddling during their meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin , a senior administration told reporters Thursday.

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  • No breakthrough in nuclear talks as Iran demands more after US exit
No breakthrough in nuclear talks as Iran demands more after US exit

Zarif made the remarks while addressing reporters in the Austrian capital Vienna on Friday following a meeting with his counterparts from Britain, France, Germany, China and Russian Federation for the first time since US President Donald Trump pulled Washington out from the nuclear accord, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action,...

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  • Heat warnings in effect for Toronto, GTA this Canada Day weekend
Heat warnings in effect for Toronto, GTA this Canada Day weekend

The deaths were not concentrated in any specific municipality. "Daytime highs again will be near mid-thirties with humidex near mid-forties". "It could save a life", Genereux said. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted condolences to the relatives of the Quebec victims. Outside Quebec, sweltering heat was felt in four other provinces.

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  • Igor Akinfeev's incredible kick save helps Russian Federation upset Spain
Igor Akinfeev's incredible kick save helps Russian Federation upset Spain

That run was ended days later by a Spain team beginning its era of dominance. It was Spain's third straight early elimination following disappointments at the 2014 World Cup - when it didn't make it past the group stage - and the 2016 European Championship, when it lost to Italy in the round of 16.

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  • Merkel does turnaround on migrants in deal to save her German government
Merkel does turnaround on migrants in deal to save her German government

Austria is prepared to take measures to protect its southern borders if an immigration deal within Germany's coalition goes into effect, the government in Vienna said on Tuesday. "We are well into the final chapter of the Merkel era", he said. The Social Democrats, who have largely been bystanders so far, demanded that their coalition partners...

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  • Boat explosion in Bahamas kills one American tourist, others injured
Boat explosion in Bahamas kills one American tourist, others injured

They were on a small boat that exploded off the coast of Exuma on Saturday. It's not clear what caused the boat to burst into flames. Stefanie sustained life-threatening injuries. The U.S. Coast Guard was called and launched a plane with medical personnel to Exuma and airlifted four injured boaters to a hospital in Florida. Shanta Knowles, su...

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  • White House taps team for Supreme Court pick
White House taps team for Supreme Court pick

Wade ruling that established a woman's right to abortion. Trump predicted that the fight over his eventual Supreme Court nominee to fill Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat will be "vicious", but that the Republican-controlled Senate will be able to confirm his pick before the midterm elections .

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  • Will talk about Syria, Ukraine and elections with Putin, says Trump
Will talk about Syria, Ukraine and elections with Putin, says Trump

Mr. Trump and Putin are set to meet in Helsinki on July 16 to "discuss relations between the United States and Russian Federation and a range of national security issues", the White House said Thursday. 'We don't want anybody tampering with elections, ' he said. The analyst went on to say Americans viewed the alleged hacking as "aggression ...

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  • 17 states sue Trump administration over family separations
17 states sue Trump administration over family separations

The organization Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is holding what it calls a "hunger strike and prayer chain" over a 24-day period to honor an estimated 2,400 children separated from parents because of President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy for immigrants who enter the USA illegally at the Mexican border.

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