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Worldwide Iranian Diplomat Among Six Arrested in Europe Over Alleged Bomb Plot
Author: 0 Iranian Diplomat Among Six Arrested in Europe Over Alleged Bomb Plot

A search of their vehicle yielded more than a pound of acetone peroxide explosives and a detonator, according to the Belgian prosecutor's office. Three people also were detained for questioning in France , but two of them were released Monday with no "incriminating elements" uncovered, a French judicial official source said.

Worldwide Person Climbs Statue Of Liberty After Anti-ICE Protesters Arrested
Author: 0 Person Climbs Statue Of Liberty After Anti-ICE Protesters Arrested

The incident forced the Park Service to evacuate Liberty Island on a sweltering holiday afternoon when typically thousands of tourists visit the historic statue, a symbol of American freedom that has stood in the harbor since 1886. Seven other protesters were displaying banners, which read "Abolish ICE!" below her. Police with safety ropes had to grab her and bring her down as she sat under the sandal of the statue.

Worldwide Tropical Depression forms over central tropical Atlantic
Author: 0 Tropical Depression forms over central tropical Atlantic

The National Hurricane Center says that the storm is expected to dissipate east of the Lesser Antilles over the weekend as it will encounter lots of vertical wind shear. Tropical Depression Two has formed between west Africa and the Lesser Antilles, but is unlikely to survive as a tropical cyclone by the time it reaches the Lesser Antilles this weekend.

Worldwide In Moscow, US senator hopes for
Author: 0 In Moscow, US senator hopes for "new day" in US-Russia ties

A USA congressional delegation was in Moscow on Tuesday meeting with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian parliamentarians. "We could be competitors - we are competitors - but we don't necessarily need to be adversaries". She explained the risks of meeting alone with another world leader, particularly one as cunning as Putin. The congressmen also met their counterparts in both houses of the Russian parliament.

Worldwide New Zealand court rules Kim Dotcom can be extradited
Author: 0 New Zealand court rules Kim Dotcom can be extradited

The German national, who is accused of industrial-scale online piracy, had asked the court to overturn two previous rulings that he and his three co-accused be sent to the U.S. The Court of Appeal said the United States had disclosed "a clear prima facie case that the appellants conspired to, and did, breach copyright wilfully and on a large scale, for their commercial gain".

Worldwide Couple exposed to nerve agent used in Skripal attack
Author: 0 Couple exposed to nerve agent used in Skripal attack

A major incident has been declared in Wiltshire, southern England, after the mystery substance left two people fighting for their lives, the UK Telegraph reports. Home Secretary Sajid Javid is due to chair a meeting of the emergency Cobra committee today to discuss the revelations. On Wednesday, however, Scotland Yard referred media calls to the Wiltshire police .

Worldwide Tory war of words after Rees-Mogg's Brexit warning to PM
Author: 0 Tory war of words after Rees-Mogg's Brexit warning to PM

Sir Alan Duncan said Mr Rees-Mogg was from the "intolerant right" and slammed his "lecturing" of the Prime Minister. The chairman of the European Research Group of Brexit-backing Tories said: " Theresa May must stand firm for what she herself has promised ".

Worldwide The 11-year-old Nigerian artist who moved President Macron
Author: 0 The 11-year-old Nigerian artist who moved President Macron

So if I have one message for young people, it's this: "'Yes, politics is important; yes, be involved", Macron told the audience from the stage. The president described Afrika Shrine as an iconic place for the propagation of African music and culture, saying that he was immensely enriched when he first visited the place in 2012.

Worldwide Over 40 countries object at WTO to US auto tariff plan
Author: 0 Over 40 countries object at WTO to US auto tariff plan

Transit trade, which refers to goods shipped from other countries to the USA via China , which is calculated by the United States as imports from China, also accounts for the trade deficit figures the Trump administration cites, something it refuses to acknowledge.

Worldwide WTO has treated US very badly; hope it mends ways, says Trump
Author: 0 WTO has treated US very badly; hope it mends ways, says Trump

US President Donald Trump has threatened the World Trade Organization on Monday evening that "we'll be doing something" if the United States is not treated properly, just hours after the European Union said that US automotive tariffs would hurt its own vehicle industry and prompt retaliation.

Worldwide Satellite images show North Korea is 'expanding missile factory'
Author: 0 Satellite images show North Korea is 'expanding missile factory'

The U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency is also reportedly circulating an internal assessment that North Korea does not intend to engage in full denuclearization. Close-up of new cooling water pump house and in-filled water channel at North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility. The Stanford team has proposed a 10-year roadmap, based on its belief that "North Korea will not give up its weapons and its weapons program until its security can be assured".

Worldwide Someone is trying to climb the Statue of Liberty
Author: 0 Someone is trying to climb the Statue of Liberty

CBS New York reports that NYPD officers may have to rappel down the monument to restrain the woman if she continues to refuse to come down on her own. The woman started climbing the statue around 3:30 p.m. The banner said "Abolish I.C.E.", referring to part of the Department of Homeland Security.

Worldwide ‘Bestselling Author’ Donald Trump Mocked By JK Rowling On Twitter
Author: 0 ‘Bestselling Author’ Donald Trump Mocked By JK Rowling On Twitter

President Donald Trump was mocked by both J.K. Rowling and the official Merriam-Webster Dictionary Twitter account on Tuesday after he misspelled a word in a tweet where he was boasting about his "ability to write". In one, the Harry Potter author sarcastically called him the "Gratest Writer on earth". The dictionary company, Merriam-Webster, has taken aim at the politician several times as well, including the time he wrote, " covfefe ", and also "council", for "counsel".

Worldwide Violence erupts after right-wing group holds Oregon march
Author: 0 Violence erupts after right-wing group holds Oregon march

The initial permit was secured by the Patriot Prayer group that had planned a march entitled the "Freedom and Courage" rally. Violent skirmishes erupted in Portland between a right-wing group and anti-fascists who have previously clashed across the Pacific Northwest, leading to injuries and arrests.

Worldwide A U.S. comedian somehow managed to prank call Donald Trump
Author: 0 A U.S. comedian somehow managed to prank call Donald Trump

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner arranged for the comedian to receive a call back after the White House was notified that the senator wanted to speak to the president . John Melendez says he did not answer. In an audio recording of the call, a man who sounds just like the president congratulated the comic "on a job well done", and added that "we can do a real immigration bill".

Worldwide Murkowski wants Kennedy-like high court nominee
Author: 0 Murkowski wants Kennedy-like high court nominee

With a narrow 51-49 GOP majority in the Senate, losing any Republican senator could begin to doom a nominee. The Republican has been sent coat hangers by pro-abortion activists. He also pointed to Barrett's past statements on the Affordable Care Act and contraception. Both Chief Justice John Roberts and Gorsuch, Trump's first pick to the high court, have indicated more broadly that they respect legal precedent.

Worldwide Philippines mayor shot dead by sniper, police chief says
Author: 0 Philippines mayor shot dead by sniper, police chief says

Three other mayors on the "narco-list" have been shot dead , including Rolando Espinosa of Albuera, Leyte; Reynaldo "Aldong" Parojinog of Ozamiz City; and Samsudin Dimaukom of Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao. President Rodrigo Duterte suspects drug ties could be behind the death of a controversial mayor. Philippine National Police Chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said that a regional special task group had been convened to investigate the killing, according to CNN affiliate ...

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