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Jul 12 2018

'Nobody thought we could do it': rescue of Thai boys accomplished

At a news conference, Jedsada Chokdumrongsuk, permanent secretary at the Public Health Ministry, said the first four boys rescued, aged 12 to 16, are now able to eat norm...

Jul 12 2018

Trump’s tariffs risk destroying US-China trade, warns Beijing

The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed Chinese officials, said Beijing was considering steps including holding up licences for U.S. companies, delaying approvals o...

Jul 12 2018

Southgate's World Cup waistcoats just the right fit for London museum

It's incredible because I was one of those kids growing up who wanted to play for England . Can you name the starting XI from Southgate's match in charge? Croatia fi...

Jul 11 2018

Kremlin Calls Russian Link To Novichok Death 'Quite Absurd'

As previously reported , Dawn Sturgess and her 45-year-old companion Charlie Rowley were hospitalized on June 30 in a critical condition. May also said her "thoughts a...

Jul 11 2018

President Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

President Trump , after less than two weeks of deliberations, is set to announce tonight his nominee to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy , a choice...

Jul 11 2018

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

The third phase of the operation to begin in "20 hours" . Then came the letters carried out by the teams of divers who took oxygen, food and medicine to the boys' refug...

Jul 10 2018

57 dead as Japan scrambles to rescue flood victims

Up to 6.3 million people were ordered to leave their homes in 19 prefectures. Local government officials said pumping trucks were being deployed to help restore access ...

Jul 10 2018

Eight boys rescued from flooded Thai caves, now up to 'rain god'

Relatives were able to see them through a glass partition. Four Thai boys have been freed from the cave and taken to hospital via helicopter. Rescuers have suggested ...

Jul 10 2018

Syrian rebels in south agree to resume talks with Russian Federation

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...

Jul 08 2018

Three Travel Vloggers Die after Falling over a Waterfall in Canada

Gamble and Lyakh and another man were banned from setting foot on USA federal land for five years in 2017 after walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National...

Jul 08 2018

North Korea slams talks with Secretary of State Pompeo as 'regrettable'

The US secretary of state met with Kon Yong-chol, generally seen as Kim Jong-un's right-hand man, in Pyongyang after delivering gifts from Trump which allegedly included ...

Jul 08 2018

Salisbury poisonings: Police officer admitted to hospital as 'precautionary measure'

In the latest wrinkle in the case, a police officer has now sought medical attention and was transferred to Salisbury District Hospital , "which has the ability to carr...

Jul 08 2018

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit: Fears Trump may pull troops out of Europe

Following the summit, Trump will head to Britain, and on to Helsinki for a closely-watched face-to-face with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin . "That's the reaso...

Jul 07 2018

Malaysia investigates China-backed project links with 1MDB

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng earlier this week said there must be a "drastic" cut in costs for the 688-kilometer (430-mile) East Coast Rail Link, whose cost at 81 billio...

Jul 07 2018

New Zealand court rules Kim Dotcom can be extradited

US law enforcement agencies have been seeking to extradite Dotcom to face charges in the States since 2012. Mr Dotcom and his co-accused have consistently denied the Un...

Jul 07 2018

US Judge Orders List Of Children Separated From Migrant Parents

Judge Dana Sabraw of the U.S. District Court in San Diego this past week issued the preliminary injunction, which also required that all children must be allowed to at le...

Jul 07 2018

Mallory's Forecast - Heat and Humidity Return!

Thermometers are expected to soar 10 to 20 degrees above normal through Monday , with record highs potentially recorded from the Great Lakes region to New England, the ...

Jul 06 2018

Protester arrested after climbing base of Statue of Liberty

Police climbed after the woman, positioning ladders and negotiators in the hopes of talking her down. "And I went as high as I could", Okoumou said . "This incident ca...

Jul 06 2018

Trump Is Reportedly Sending New Pal Kim Jong Un An Awkward Gift

Meantime, a South Korean newspaper reported that Pompeo brought a CD with the Elton John song " Rocket Man " to give to Kim. According to a diplomatic source who sp...

Jul 06 2018

President Trump closes in on Supreme Court pick; 3 judges top list

Some conservatives have pointed to Kethledge as a potential justice in the mold of Neil Gorsuch, Trump's first Supreme Court nominee past year. Sen. They are two v...