Saturday, July 22, 2017

Spicer walks his dog near Virginia home [14]

As his effort to replace Barack Obama's health care law crumbled this week, the president continued to vent frustration about the attention devoted to investigations of allegations of his election campaign's connections to Russia. Trump has blamed his own messengers - as well as the 'fake news' media - for his woes.

dailymail 5:33:00 PM CEST

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Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russians: report [14]

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions discussed campaign-related issues with the Russian ambassador to Washington during the last year's presidential race, a claim Sessions has denied various times, according to a report by The Washington Post. The paper quoted on Friday current and former....

aljazeera-en 11:54:00 AM CEST

Six dead in worst Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed for years [7]

JERUSALEM (AFP): Six people were killed on Friday in the bloodiest spate of Israeli-Palestinian violence for years, prompted by new security Israeli measures at Jerusalem’s holiest site. Three Israelis were stabbed to death in a Jewish settlement in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, hours after three....

TheFrontierPost-en 11:59:00 AM CEST

China brightens Fortune 500 list [6]

The number of Chinese companies on the Fortune 500 list has reached 115 with the addition of 10 first-timers this year. The number has been rising for the last 14 years. According to the latest Fortune 500 list released on Thursday, among the 10 new entrants are locally well-known names such as....

chinadaily 3:49:00 AM CEST

US police chief quits after Australian shot dead [4]

Image: Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau has resigned at the request of the city's mayor. The head of Minneapolis police has resigned following fatal shooting of an Australian woman by an officer. Police chief Janee Harteau stepped down at the request of Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges, a day....

skynews 1:21:00 AM CEST

Philippines to extend martial law on restive Mindanao island [4]

Image copyright EPA Image caption There were protests outside congress on Saturday against the law. Legislators in the Philippines have voted overwhelmingly to extend martial law to deal with an Islamist insurgency in the restive island of Mindanao. Militants linked to so-called Islamic State have....

bbc 11:43:00 AM CEST

The Open 2017: Branden Grace shoots a 62 to set a new major record [4]

Grace holed eight birdies in a bogey-free third round of The Open at Royal Birkdale to beat the previous best of 63, which has been recorded 31 times. "I had no idea I was about to shoot the lowest round ever," world number 35 Grace, 29, told BBC Radio 5 live.

bbc 6:20:00 PM CEST

Ambassador to US says withheld Coalition Support Funds were 'reimbursement' not 'assistance' [4]

The $50 million withheld by the Pentagon from Pakistan were not assistance but a reimbursement of expenses incurred by Pakistan towards achieving “common objectives in the fight against terrorism", Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States (US) Aizaz Chaudhry told APP on Friday.

dawn 1:16:00 PM CEST

July 23, 2017, when Lord’s hosts the Women’s Cricket World Cup finals [4]

If a blistering 171 off 115 balls by Harmanpreet Kaur set the pace for the India-Australia semi-final of the Women’s Cricket World Cup on July 20, 2017, captain Mithali Raj’s bowlers put in a solid performance, pulling off a 36-run win over the six-time world champions.

Hindu 4:33:00 PM CEST

Duchess of Cambridge's fashion on tour of Poland and Germany [3]

telegraph 5:50:00 AM CEST

Congress strikes deal on bill to slap new sanctions on Russia [3]

Yahoo!-ABC News Network © 2017 ABC News Internet Ventures. All rights reserved. The House and Senate have struck a deal that could send to President Trump 's desk this summer a bill that slaps new sanctions on Russia. In addition to the new sanctions on Russia for its interference in the U.S.

ABCnews 7:42:00 PM CEST

Pensive Neymar stirs renewed PSG fever [3]

PARIS: Neymar’s decision to post a photo of himself in thoughtful contemplation sparked a fresh wave of speculation that he is on the verge of sealing a world record 222-million-euro ($256.8 million) move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. The Instagram picture, even accompanied by a matching....

dailytimesPK 10:44:00 PM CEST

Bolt on right path to world 100m defence 53 mins ago Sport [3]

Usain Bolt (C) of Jamaica reacts after winning his final race in home country during the Racers Grand Prix at the national stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, on June 10, 2017. Bolt partied with his devoted fans in an emotional farewell at the National Stadium on June 10 as he ran his final race on Jamaican soil.

ngrguardiannews 12:23:00 PM CEST

Trump calls newly commissioned $12.9-billion warship a ‘100,000-ton message to the world’ [2]

WASHINGTON—With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a ȁ#x201c;100,000-ton message to the worldȁ#x201d; about America’s military might when it is ultimately deployed.

TorontoStar 10:28:00 PM CEST

'You belong here,' Gabriel tells Germany's Turks [2]

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will stand by the three million people with Turkish roots living there, its foreign minister said, offering assurances that they were not Berlin's targets in a rapidly escalating political row with Ankara. In an open letter published on Saturday in mass-circulation daily....

reuters 12:19:00 AM CEST

ALBA Countries Rejects US Threats Against Venezuela [2]

Caracas, Jul 22 (Prensa Latina) The Venezuelan Foreign Ministry spread a statement issued by the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), which rejects the recent interventionist threats announced by the US government against Venezuela.

plenglish 8:54:00 PM CEST

Hawaii Has an Emergency Plan to Prepare for a North Korea Missile Attack [2]

Hawaii is launching a plan to prepare residents in case North Korea fires an intercontinental missile at the island state. The educational campaign, set to be unveiled Friday, aims to inform residents and visitors on what to do if North Korea strikes, according to Hawaii News Now . Earlier this month, U.

news-yahoo 8:34:00 AM CEST

WATCH: Prince George celebrates his 4th birthday [2]

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ABCnews 3:42:00 PM CEST

Army steps in as severe storms cause chaos in New Zealand [2]

(Reuters) - The largest city on New Zealand's south island has declared a state of emergency amid a severe storm which has already seen hundreds of homes evacuated across the Pacific island nation, highways cut and soldiers called in to help provide emergency services.

reuters 4:22:00 AM CEST

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