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Worldwide Two critically ill in United Kingdom due to ‘unknown substance’
Author: 0 Two critically ill in United Kingdom due to ‘unknown substance’

British media have identified them as Charlie Rowley, 45, and Dawn Sturgess, 44. By lunchtime, Scotland Yard releases a short statement making clear that, "as you would expect, given the recent events in Salisbury ", officers from the counter-terrorism network are now involved in the investigation.

Author: 0 Nauru criticized for banning Australian state broadcaster

Nauru listed among its reasons the ABC's "blatant interference in Nauru's domestic politics " and "continued biased and false reporting". "So we respect their sovereignty but obviously we'd prefer to have events like this open to all the media".

Worldwide Japan executes cult leader Shoko Asahara for 1995 subway attack
Author: 0 Japan executes cult leader Shoko Asahara for 1995 subway attack

In this March 20, 1995, file photo, subway passengers affected by a sarin nerve gas attack in a central Tokyo subway station are carried into St. Luke's International Hospital in Tokyo . At its peak, the cult had at least 10,000 members in Japan and overseas, including graduates of some of Japan's most elite universities. "We should have them talk until they die a natural death so that they help prevent a recurrence", he said.

Worldwide Trump will focus on Russia's 'malign' activity at summits: U.S
Author: 0 Trump will focus on Russia's 'malign' activity at summits: U.S

Trump is slated to meet Putin in Helsinki on July 16. Trump and Putin will likely also discuss two arms control pacts - the INF Treaty and the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START), Huntsman said, declining to address whether they might strike a deal on either pact, which are planks of U.S.

Worldwide China warns U.S.
Author: 0 China warns U.S. "opening fire" on world with tariff threats

China will not implement additional tariffs ahead of the United States' tariff move, an official of the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said Wednesday. Months of dialogue between the two economic superpowers appeared to have failed, with Trump warning just hours before the tariffs came into effect that Washington was ready to impose duties on hundreds of billions more in Chinese imports.

Worldwide Black Oregon legislator canvassing had cops called on her
Author: 0 Black Oregon legislator canvassing had cops called on her

She also made contact with the woman who made the initial 911 call , who apologized. "It was just freakish", Bynum told the newspaper. "It was just freaky. The lawmaker said taking notes is something she often does while out canvassing in the community, adding that she only had fliers, her phone and a pen on her when the deputy arrived.

Worldwide JK Rowling Puts Trump On Blast For His Sloppy Yet Ironic Tweeting
Author: 0 JK Rowling Puts Trump On Blast For His Sloppy Yet Ironic Tweeting

The phrase "pore over" means to study carefully. The obvious mistake in his tweet is obviously his confusion over the words "pore" and 'pour.' Though the POTUS fixed the tweet, the error was well-noted. Folks on Twitter , including the official account for Merriam-Webster dictionary, lampooned Trump for writing a message celebrating his writing skills that included a mistake.

Worldwide Indonesia says at least 29 dead in ferry sinking, search goes on
Author: 0 Indonesia says at least 29 dead in ferry sinking, search goes on

The KM Lestari was believed to be carrying almost 190 people when damage to its hull forced the captain to ground the vessel on Tuesday afternoon about 300 metres (yards) off Selayar island, near the larger island of Sulawesi. Sondani said the captain steered the 48.5-meter-long vessel to the shore once it began to sink during a trip from Bira port to Selayar Island, south of the main island of Sulawesi.

Worldwide Kim, Xi Said to Agree US Troops Should Leave South Korea
Author: 0 Kim, Xi Said to Agree US Troops Should Leave South Korea

DPRK are the initials for the North's official name, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. "Contrary to our military's suspension of joint Korea-U.S. United Nations Command has at least one phone "hotline" open at the Demilitarized Zone splitting the two Koreas while waiting to bring the remains of USA service members, but there has been no communication at all yet with the North Koreans, said a US defense official, speaking on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the ...

Worldwide Divers to check sunken Thai boat for Chinese tourists: governor
Author: 0 Divers to check sunken Thai boat for Chinese tourists: governor

They said they were providing food, shelter and water to the people, and if the weather did not clear, larger boats belonging to the navy would be sent to retrieve them. A police official had earlier said 90 people had been rescued from the boat and just seven were missing. Gov Noraphat said Phuket officials had issued a weather warning on Wednesday alerting the public about impending storms.

Worldwide Law Firm Sought Interview With Rep. Jim Jordan About Doctor's Alleged Abuse
Author: 0 Law Firm Sought Interview With Rep. Jim Jordan About Doctor's Alleged Abuse

Yetts said. Dunyasha Yetts, another former wrestler, told NBC he told Jordan about an instance when Strauss allegedly pulled down Yetts's trousers, and he and his teammates talked to Jordan several times about the abuse. Ohio State's investigation into Strauss and the alleged abuse came as a result of DiSabato coming forward, NBC reported . "But to say that he had no knowledge of it, I would say that's kind of hurtful", Dailey said.

Worldwide Trump to be greeted with 'Trump baby' blimp in London
Author: 0 Trump to be greeted with 'Trump baby' blimp in London

Plans to fly a giant inflatable figure depicting Donald Trump as a baby over London during the U.S. president's visit have been approved. "The Mayor supports the right to peaceful protest and understands that this can take many different forms ", a Khan spokesperson said .

Worldwide Polish opposition takes to the streets over judicial reforms
Author: 0 Polish opposition takes to the streets over judicial reforms

It changes the mandatory retirement age for judges from 70 to 65, which would force 27 of 72 Supreme Court justices off the bench. Poland insists its reforms are aimed at updating an inefficient system and replacing judges who date back to a communist era that collapsed in 1989.

Author: 0 Dozens missing after Thai tourist boat overturns in wild weather

It was not immediately clear which boat they belonged to. The report, which did not name either of the vessels, said that "the majority of 133 passengers on two boats overturned by rough seas in southern Thailand were saved". The boat was one of three to encounter difficulties at sea in the area on Thursday, the navy said. "They were all wearing life jackets", he added.

Worldwide Democrat stops short of calling to abolish ICE, wants comprehensive reform
Author: 0 Democrat stops short of calling to abolish ICE, wants comprehensive reform

Reading Penn's questions, and the respondents' answers, it was hard not to think of the presidency of Bill Clinton, for whom Penn worked in the 1990s. Trump told Fox News' Channel's Maria Bartiromo. Democrats are absolutely not calling for that. Over the weekend, massive crowds showed up outside the West County Detention Center in Richmond, where ICE contracts with the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office to detain up to 200 undocumented immigrants at a time.

Worldwide Celebrating the Fourth of July with Declaration of Independence reading, parade, fireworks
Author: 0 Celebrating the Fourth of July with Declaration of Independence reading, parade, fireworks

Exhibits include the original Declaration of Independence , Constitution, Bill of Rights and the Magna Carta. It's a grand time, to be sure - the day every year that we celebrate American independence and the birth of our country. One party, the Democratic-Republicans, admired Jefferson and the Declaration. In 1776, John Adams wrote to his wife, Abigail, that American independence should be celebrated with "pomp and Parade..." But that would soon change.

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