• UNESCO World Heritage Council Votes To Condemn Israeli Actions In Jerusalem
UNESCO World Heritage Council Votes To Condemn Israeli Actions In Jerusalem

Al-Quds described UNESCO's resolution as an "another slap in the face of Israel". The dailies also reported the Palestinian government has made a decision to send 6,145 civil servants from the besieged Gaza Strip into early retirement. The two Prime Ministers celebrated India's unique Jewish heritage and visited three main exhibits. Trump's so...

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  • Police Officer Stabbed at Bishop Airport Honored at Fenton Parade
Police Officer Stabbed at Bishop Airport Honored at Fenton Parade

Ftouhi, shackled and wearing a white T-shirt and orange trousers, chanted in Arabic " Allahu akbar " ("God is greatest") four times as he entered the courtroom on Wednesday afternoon and spoke again only to acknowledge he understood the charges and possible prison sentence he faced.

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  • Valentina Shevchenko Vows To Finish Amanda Nunes
Valentina Shevchenko Vows To Finish Amanda Nunes

Then she faced off against perennial bantamweight contender Julianna Pena . She'll fight Valentina Shevchenko , over whom she already holds a win, in the main event. Shevchenko is more of a methodical fighter than her counterpart. She was the champion and she wanted her due. She has crisp striking and an array of ways to hurt you on her feet, inc...

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  • Vatican police raid 'drug-fueled gay orgy' in cardinal's apartment
Vatican police raid 'drug-fueled gay orgy' in cardinal's apartment

When police raided the apartment, they apparently discovered an unspecified amount of drugs and a group of men having sexual intercourse. The Holy Father is "enraged", since the home, inhabited by Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio's secretary, belongs to the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith - the arm charged with tackling cleri...

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  • Privacy watchdog sues Trump's election committee over voter data
Privacy watchdog sues Trump's election committee over voter data

Democratic lawmakers want the state to refuse to release information requested by Trump's commission. "And EPIC explained that the Commission had already committed two egregious security blunders-(1) directing state election officials to send voter records to an unsecure web site and (2) proposing to publish partial SSNs that would enable ident...

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  • 3 policemen killed in Somali al Shabaab raid on Kenyan border town
3 policemen killed in Somali al Shabaab raid on Kenyan border town

A police source told AFP that security agents had been warned of a possible Shabaab attack after about 100 militants were spotted by locals near the county's border with Somalia. "We have sent the police and now a battle is ongoing between the militia and our police". The raid came after a series of attacks in Kenya claimed by Somali militants, k...

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  • Minimum wage hikes are hurting workers
Minimum wage hikes are hurting workers

Raising the minimum wage was among the most ambitious and significant policy initiatives that Garcetti accomplished during his first term. The average low-wage worker has lost $125 a month because of the higher-wage decree, the study found - even before it is fully phased in.

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  • Bank of England divide deepens over raising interest rates
Bank of England divide deepens over raising interest rates

Prompted by sharp increase in the cost of living and a strengthening economy, Mr Saunders went against his boss Mark Carney and called for an immediate hike to rates last month. I don't think there's going to be a sufficient offset from investment and net exports to compensate for that". Mr Saunders and Mr McCafferty voted for a quarter-point rate ...

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  • Sino-India border standoff: Amid crisis, business to go on
Sino-India border standoff: Amid crisis, business to go on

Pointing to Bhutan's recent statement, which held China accused of trying to unilaterally alter the status quo by constructing a road inside Bhutanese territory in violation of all agreements, Bhamre said, "Understand what Bhutan is saying".

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  • Kevin Durant To Re-Sign With Warriors On Two-Year Contract
Kevin Durant To Re-Sign With Warriors On Two-Year Contract

This deal will shave millions off the luxury-tax payment made by Warriors ownership while also keeping the 28-year-old forward in the blissful comfort zone he discovered last season. For Kevin Durant-at least for the time being-NBA championships are more important than extra zeros on his bank balance. The Warriors love to go small ball at times and...

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  • New nonstop flight from Austin to London takes off with cheap fares
New nonstop flight from Austin to London takes off with cheap fares

It sure seems like Chicago's O'Hare International Airport is a hotbed for European budget airlines trying to make its way into the thrifty US flight market. The planes are divided into economy and premium economy cabins. From March 25, 2018, the low-priced carrier will fly to Chicago O'Hare four times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and S...

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  • FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Atlantic tropical disturbance closer to forming
FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Atlantic tropical disturbance closer to forming

If the storm strengthens into a tropical depression and then reaches tropical storm strength, it would be named Don. A similar day expected Wednesday with heat indices expected in the upper 90s to lower 100s. Atlantic Hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30. This system has a high chance of being upgraded to a tropical depression or tropical...

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  • Palestinian Authority Lays Off Thousands of Gaza Employees
Palestinian Authority Lays Off Thousands of Gaza Employees

There are concrete reconciliation plans, which include the dissolving of Hamas' "administrative committee" controlling Gaza , implementing a national government with full sovereignty over the Strip and a roadmap for general elections across Palestine, Abbas told the Anadolu Agency.

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  • More Than 100 People Shot In Chicago Over Holiday Weekend; 15 Killed
More Than 100 People Shot In Chicago Over Holiday Weekend; 15 Killed

The oldest was a 60-year-old man in Lawndale. The shootings came as the police department - as has become standard procedure during long holiday warm weather holiday weekends - put more than 1,000 extra officers on the street. "1714 shootings in Chicago this year!" Chicago has some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation, although its m...

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  • United States soldier killed in Afghanistan
United States soldier killed in Afghanistan

As of July 3, 2017, 40 Americans have been killed in Operation Freedom Sentinel, according to the Department of Defense. Kirkpatrick, of Wasilla, Alaska, was described by his executive officer, Maj. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) - who participated in the delegation along with Sens. Answering questions from reporters about the war that has gon...

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  • Revenue Approximations Analysis: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), The Gap, Inc. (GPS)
Revenue Approximations Analysis: CenturyLink, Inc. (CTL), The Gap, Inc. (GPS)

Cleararc Capital Inc. boosted its stake in shares of CenturyLink by 0.7% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 46,767,917 shares of the technology company's stock valued at $1,102,321,000 after buying an additional 7,600,609 shares during the period.

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  • President Trump heads to the G20 summit this week
President Trump heads to the G20 summit this week

German Chancellor Angela Merkel's scientist-husband will take leaders' spouses at a G20 summit , including Melania Trump, to a climate research centre amid a bitter row over global warming. Messner mentioned the achievements of the last G20 summit in China's eastern city of Hangzhou, hoping that the countries could follow up the clear commitme...

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  • Sheriff: Explosion rocks Eglin Air Force Base lab
Sheriff: Explosion rocks Eglin Air Force Base lab

No injuries have been reported, but some areas inside and outside of the base have been evacuated. It has been determined that smoke from the explosion may contain methyl chloride , the base said in a tweet . An order for people near the base to shelter in place and turn off their air conditioners has been lifted. The cause of the explosion r...

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  • Facebook refuses to install crucifix emoji
Facebook refuses to install crucifix emoji

The move to urge Facebook to make the Christian cross available to people on the social network was started by Christian activists, who pointed out that a rainbow flag marking the LGBTQ pride month was allowed. God can not create people of the same sex to ever fall in love with one another, ' but another suggested a more diplomatic stance: 'Pe...

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  • Germany doubles down on Erdogan rally ban during Hamburg G20
Germany doubles down on Erdogan rally ban during Hamburg G20

During the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in May, Merkel once again called on Erdogan to release Yucel. The spokesman said the meeting date is not clarified yet, however, it will take place ahead of the summit after Merkel-Trump meeting.

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  • 'So Much for China Working With Us' on N. Korea
'So Much for China Working With Us' on N. Korea

He also said the United States would be looking at imposing stronger measures at the UN Security Council in order to hold North Korea to account. According to him, the USA seeks only the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and the end of threatening actions by North Korea , vowing the US would not allow a nuclear capable No...

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  • Philippine militants behead 2 Vietnamese hostages
Philippine militants behead 2 Vietnamese hostages

Six Vietnamese sailors were taken captive after Abu Sayyaf militants attacked their cargo ship in June a year ago, but one was rescued last month during a combat operation. Abu Sayyaf fighters, as well as those of the Maute Group, continue to battle government forces in Marawi. Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) Gov.

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  • Trump Plans to Talk With 'Unserved' NATO Allies Ahead of G20
Trump Plans to Talk With 'Unserved' NATO Allies Ahead of G20

He is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 gathering. First Lady Melania Trump, the president's daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner- both advisors in the White House - and America's trade secretary and security advisor will accompany the U.S.

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  • Man drives auto filled with propane tanks into ex-girlfriend's ap
Man drives auto filled with propane tanks into ex-girlfriend's ap

Police said Philbert used to have a relationship with the woman. Authorities said he and the woman inside got into a fight before showing up at the apartment complex. Toledo's husband Pablo was one of the people who ran into the building to assist people as they tried to evacuate the hectic scene. The names of the woman and her family have not be...

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  • Auschwitz staff condemns United States congressman's gas chamber video
Auschwitz staff condemns United States congressman's gas chamber video

He went inside one of the gas chambers to discuss how some of 1.1m Jews died at the concentration camp, saying: " This is why Homeland Security must be squared away , why our military must be invincible". "This is what all visitors see at the entrance to the building where first homicidal gas chambers of Auschwitz was created by the SS". The Times-...

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  • The Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) Given Consensus Recommendation of
The Persimmon plc (LON:PSN) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages

Salem Investment Counselors Inc decreased Dominion Res Inc Va New (D) stake by 63.28% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Horseman Capital Management Ltd holds 287,100 shares with $45.97M value, up from 285,200 last quarter. It has a 25.26 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through its route network segment. Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider buys,...

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  • Coast Guard issues search for two missing kayakers in Lake Erie
Coast Guard issues search for two missing kayakers in Lake Erie

Coast Guard and Lorain County emergency crews, authorities said. The names of the missing people did not show up in any database search. The two were last scene leaving the dock around 6:30 p.m.in one dark blue kayak and one yellow kayak.

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  • New Analyst Ratings On Altisource Residential Corporation (NYSE:RESI)
New Analyst Ratings On Altisource Residential Corporation (NYSE:RESI)

If the share price is now hovering near the 52 week low and the value is achieved in the current past then it can suggest that the price of the shares is likely to go up. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.64%. New Residential Investment Corp (NRZ ) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly div...

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  • China's electric lane-straddling bus is just a giant scam, police say
China's electric lane-straddling bus is just a giant scam, police say

WIRED originally covered the Transit Elevated Bus (TEB) in summer 2016 ( see the original article below), when the 22-metre-long, 4.8-metre-high bus took to the streets of Qinhuangdao, Hebei province. Quartz identified a report in Chinese posted to social networking site Weibo that points blame at Huaying Kailai, a fundraising platform that...

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  • MH17 suspects will be prosecuted in the Netherlands
MH17 suspects will be prosecuted in the Netherlands

Dutch prosecutors, who have been leading the criminal probe, had asked the government to clarify the legal framework for any prosecutions in order to proceed in the case. Liow said the Dutch Public Prosecution Service would make the necessary decisions concerning prosecution at the appropriate time given that the criminal investigation was still ...

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  • Fourth of July reminder: Consumer fireworks are illegal in San Diego
Fourth of July reminder: Consumer fireworks are illegal in San Diego

The fire is believed to have started on the side of the house where the fireworks were discarded. One of the hurdles might be the $1 million in insurance the fire department requires anyone who wants a fireworks license to get. Scarborough firefighters respond to the scene of the house fire on Lillian Way Wednesday morning. Big fireworks that l...

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  • Maharashtra: BJP leader Ravindra Bawanthade accused of raping woman in bus
Maharashtra: BJP leader Ravindra Bawanthade accused of raping woman in bus

Mumbai: BJP leader Ravindra Bawanthade was arrested on Wednesday, about a week after a video of him kissing a woman in a bus in Maharashtra went viral. He has been sent to police custody until July 6. The party leaders are refraining from commenting on the situation. Police are in the search of the absconding leader and have too, denied to give ...

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  • Reality Check: Did government keep Grenfell re-housing promise?
Reality Check: Did government keep Grenfell re-housing promise?

Commander Stuart Cundy, who is overseeing the Met's response to the fire at Grenfell Tower, said: "On Monday, we forensically recovered the last of the visible human remains from Grenfell Tower and transferred them to Westminster Mortuary".

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  • Hundreds release balloons in memory of Saffie Roussos
Hundreds release balloons in memory of Saffie Roussos

He added, "I knew that Saffie would love her pictures to be on, and to be spoken about on, TV", he said and added that her mother, who has had several operations, is gradually getting better. Roussos, who had gone to the arena to pick up his family, recalled how "all hell broke loose" after the bomb. Mr Roussos remembered arriving to discover Ash...

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  • NC officers join in on block party fun
NC officers join in on block party fun

When they got there, they found a block party going on. "But (the officers) noticed the noise was fine". The officers made a decision to take a ride on a slip 'N slide while responding to a call in the neighborhood. 'They told us to have a great day, posed for some pictures and thanked us for the fun!' The responding officers, after stressing...

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