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Latest US-China trade spat hits US stocks

Latest US-China trade spat hits US stocks That came four days after Washington added 25 percent duties on $ 34 billion worth of Chinese goods and Beijing responded by increasing taxes on the same amount of American imports. "Concerns over trade and trade wars are really having an adverse effect, less so on the US markets than the global markets, but it is certainly taking a bite". [Full Article...]

Is it 'coming home'? Goldman Sachs reveals World Cup victor prediction

Is it 'coming home'? Goldman Sachs reveals World Cup victor prediction Here are the six England players who are most likely to get a career-changing move after their exploits in Russian Federation. "They are playing with the ultimate confident and it's a joy to watch", said the former Liverpool midfielder. [Full Article...]

As Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, ambassador says Europeans are 'stepping up' on funding

As Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, ambassador says Europeans are 'stepping up' on funding Similarly, earlier on Tuesday the president tweeted , "Getting ready to leave for Europe". Then's he's off to Britain to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II before heading to Scotland. European officials say while USA defence spending makes up 70 percent of combined allied governments' military budgets, just 15 percent of United States expenditure is spent in Europe ... [Full Article...]

Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court

Trump Nominates Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court Wade , a handful of Democrats will be key in deciding whether the president gets his pick confirmed to the high court, because of the razor-thin partisan divide in the Senate. A GOP official said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had suggested Kyl for the task. The other finalists, also federal appeals court judges, were Amy Coney Barrett of Indiana, Thomas Hardiman of Pennsylvani... [Full Article...]

Second Phase Of Thailand Rescue Pulls 4 More Boys From Cave

Second Phase Of Thailand Rescue Pulls 4 More Boys From Cave Officials last week said they would bring the fittest people in the group out first, but Narongsak later said that whoever was ready first would be escorted out. Kanet Pongsuwan, the principal of the nearby Mae Sai Prasitsart School - which six of the boys attend - said that the rescued students will be eased back into the classroom . [Full Article...]

Official death toll from record Japan rains hits 100: gov't spokesman

Official death toll from record Japan rains hits 100: gov't spokesman At least 64 people were killed and 44 missing, national broadcaster NHK said after the death toll had been put at 49 overnight. Pope Francis is praying for the victims of Japan's flooding and is encouraging civil authorities involved in search and rescue operations. [Full Article...]

Four More Boys Pulled From Flooded Thailand Cave

Four More Boys Pulled From Flooded Thailand Cave Narongsak also said Monday that the condition of the five remaining people in the cave is "still good". "But they still need to be kept away from their parents and others due to fear about infection", he said. Ambulances transport boys rescued from Tham Luang Nang Non cave to hospital on July 8, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand . In comments released by the government, Interior Minister Anupong ... [Full Article...]

Russian jets hit Syrian south, United Nations urges Jordan to open border

Russian jets hit Syrian south, United Nations urges Jordan to open border Syrian army troops came close to the Jordanian border on Thursday as the opposition and Russian Federation agreed to resume suspended talks on a deal to end fighting that has sparked one of the fastest displacements in the course of the conflict. [Full Article...]

New wildfires hit California, burning homes

New wildfires hit California, burning homes A fire that jumped across Interstate 5 south of the OR border in California has closed the southbound lanes in that area, authorities said. Cal Fire reported that between January 1 and July 1 it has responded to 2,626 fires that have blackened 53,024 acres. [Full Article...]

USA using DNA tests to reunite children with migrant parents

USA using DNA tests to reunite children with migrant parents The government, in its filing overnight, said the process could further be delayed by steps that were required before parents could be reconnected with their children. If and when children are released to adults who are now in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security, it is not yet clear what will happen to them. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump may have gifted 'Rocket Man' CD to Kim Jong

Donald Trump may have gifted 'Rocket Man' CD to Kim Jong Late last month, 38 North, a US -based North Korea watchdog, reported the North was making improvements at one of the country's nuclear research centres at a "rapid pace" despite Kim's pledge to denuclearize the Korean peninsula. During that conversation, Kim brought up the fact that Trump repeatedly called him " little rocket man " over the past year, but did not get the reference. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump, serial harasser of women, mocks the #MeToo movement

Donald Trump, serial harasser of women, mocks the #MeToo movement Jill and the other reporters set up in the press pen where most got their laptops set up and began live tweeting or sending stories to their newsrooms. The Pentagon is investigating. Rosendale said he'll back Trump's agenda, while Tester said he'll support the president when it's in the state's interests and oppose him when it's not. [Full Article...]

White House: Trump will confront Putin on 'malign' Kremlin activities

White House: Trump will confront Putin on 'malign' Kremlin activities For an alliance based on solidarity, disunity is precisely the wrong message Trump should be taking to his meeting this month with the cunning Putin in Helsinki. "The president's priority is to protect the American people and American interests, including those of our allies and partners", he said. Yer we should expect to hear none of this nuance at the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summi... [Full Article...]

First Hurricane Of The Season Forms In Atlantic Ocean

First Hurricane Of The Season Forms In Atlantic Ocean The Category 1 storm is expected to achieve wind speeds of 100 miles per hour, reaching Category 2 status, over the next day before gradually weakening to tropical storm force. However, some islands could be placed under a hurricane watch as early as tonight, with tropical storm force winds arriving by Sunday evening. More showers expected into the weekend as another easterly wave moves over u... [Full Article...]

N rejects decision against Nawaz, says Shehbaz

N rejects decision against Nawaz, says Shehbaz A Pakistani anti-graft tribunal has convicted Sharif and sentenced him to 10 years in prison over corruption. Maryam's husband and PML-N lawmaker Muhammad Safdar was sentanced to one year in prison, prosecution lawyer Sardar Muzaffar Abbasi said. [Full Article...]

Jordanian foreign minister tells Russia ceasefire needed in southern Syria

Jordanian foreign minister tells Russia ceasefire needed in southern Syria But it is simultaneously brokering talks with opposition-held towns for negotiated surrenders in a carrot-and-stick strategy that Russian Federation and the regime have successfully used in the past. The Russian delegation warned opposition factions that Wednesday "would be their last day to negotiate, and that they'd have to submit their final answer in the afternoon meeting", the source said. [Full Article...]

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Tells Off Trump Right To His Face

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Tells Off Trump Right To His Face In a paper released this week, the European Commission said Trump's tariffs would be "self-defeating and would weaken the U.S. economy". The E.U. has since retaliated by threatening the US with potential auto tariffs with its own further counter measures worth up to $300 billion. [Full Article...]

Hikers who went missing at Shannon Falls found dead

Hikers who went missing at Shannon Falls found dead The travel blog is encouraging people to respect the privacy of their families and loved ones, but also to use the hashtag #HOLinsipired to mention all the ways High on Life has inspired them. Underwater dive teams worked hard on Wednesday undertaking a "complex recovery" of the bodies from a hard-to-access pool, according to an RCMP release. [Full Article...]

Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court

Trump focused on Kavanaugh, Kethledge for Supreme Court Vice President Mike Pence also met with some of Trump's contenders in recent days, according to a person familiar with the search process. Supporters of abortion rights were among the earliest to speak out forcefully against a right-wing nomination from Trump - and his list of possible choices includes only right-wingers. [Full Article...]

With US out, those backing Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna

With US out, those backing Iran nuclear deal meet in Vienna Iran's President Hassan Rouhani had Thursday told French President Emmanuel Macron by phone that the European offer of economic measures did "not meet all our demands", Iran's state news agency IRNA reported. The pillars of the European Union's strategy are: European Investment Bank lending, a special measure to shield EU companies from U.S. secondary sanctions, and a Commission proposal that EU g... [Full Article...]


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