• Trump appears to back ending covert Central Intelligence Agency program in Syria
Trump appears to back ending covert Central Intelligence Agency program in Syria

It was started by President Barack Obama in 2013, and until Trump tweeted out comments confirming its existence, it had been a covert program. U.S. Moscow has taken issue with the program meant to combat its ally Syrian ally, Assad. As of Tuesday morning, the Central Intelligence Agency hadn't commented on Trump's tweet.

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  • Outrage, investigation over video of live shark being dragged behind motorboat
Outrage, investigation over video of live shark being dragged behind motorboat

Miami charter boat captain "Mark the Shark" posted the video to his Facebook and Instagram pages Monday afternoon, outraging his tens and thousands of fans and followers. We asked FWC officials if this way of pulling a shark is legal - but they say it is a gray area when it comes to the law and would not say more. You can hear laughter in the ...

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  • Tortoise missing from Queens environmental center found, NYPD says
Tortoise missing from Queens environmental center found, NYPD says

After his theft, Millennium ended up in CT, where he was traded, for another tortoise, to someone who realized that he was stolen and notified police. Millenium was a fan favorite at Alley Pond, a nonprofit educational center. On Tuesday, police announced a break in the case: Millennium had been found, safe and alive, and returned to his careta...

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  • Lana Del Rey Totally Cast A Spell On Donald Trump
Lana Del Rey Totally Cast A Spell On Donald Trump

In February, Del Rey sent out a vague tweet with the message "At the stroke of midnight Feb 24, March 26, April 24, May 23". The topic came up during an interview with British music publication NME . The black-and-white film showed Lana dressed in all black and balancing floating crystal balls and sand vials. As Lust For Life's finale, "Get ...

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  • Two dead from gunshots in east Winona residence
Two dead from gunshots in east Winona residence

When officers eventually entered the residence, they discovered a female who was deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Police say it's too early to know what led to the struggle or if drugs or alcohol were factors. Officers were dispatched and when they attempted to make contact with the caller inside the residence, heard a single gunshot. P...

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  • Police arrest, ID 3 suspects in Sycamore armed robbery
Police arrest, ID 3 suspects in Sycamore armed robbery

Three suspects have been arrested after a 7-Eleven clerk was shot during an armed robbery Monday night in far west suburban Sycamore. Several police departments joined in a search for the suspects, eventually taking two into custody. A firearm was recovered at the scene, police said. The suspects fled the scene in a white small- to mid-sized ve...

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  • Charlotte refused to visit EC's regional offices - Dep. Chair
Charlotte refused to visit EC's regional offices - Dep. Chair

The contracts were in respect of procurement of election materials for the District Assembly elections. "In the report attached hereto, dated September 23, 2015, and marked "CO21A", staff, according to the BNI, admit to a culture of misappropriation of funds meant for electoral staff, and assert that this practice is a "convention" at the Commiss...

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  • England Defeat India In ICC Women's World Cup 2017
England Defeat India In ICC Women's World Cup 2017

Indian captain Mithali Raj admitted that each member of their team is now a celebrity. Earlier, England skipper Heather Knight had won the toss and chose to bat. "Every game of cricket you're battling; in this it was for the trophy, your teammates and your country". "When we lost to South Africa and Australia , no one thought we would get to...

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  • Libya's al-Serraj, Haftar commit to ceasefire at talks in France
Libya's al-Serraj, Haftar commit to ceasefire at talks in France

A source at the Élysée said the draft statement was the result of negotiations between emissaries of the Libyan rivals and French officials, and its content could be subject to change. But it was seen as a way to lay the basis for the United Nations envoy to come up with proposals in the weeks and months ahead. "Because if Libya fails, the whol...

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  • Israel's former foreign minister warns of holy war with Muslim world
Israel's former foreign minister warns of holy war with Muslim world

In a phone conversation with Netanyahu, King Abdullah reiterated Jordan's demand that Israel remove all the recent security measures at the Al-Aqsa compound, an official Jordanian statement said. Is it linked to events in Jordan? An Israeli security Cabinet minister says the decision to remove metal detectors from a contested Jerusalem s...

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  • Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance
Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

Greenblatt is traveling to Amman, Jordan for additional discussions". Tensions have risen throughout the past week over the metal detectors at the compound, which includes the revered Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock, following the July 14 attack that killed two policemen.

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  • Psychiatrists Disagree Over Whether They Should Discuss Trump's Mental Health
Psychiatrists Disagree Over Whether They Should Discuss Trump's Mental Health

The organisation chose to lift the rule because " Trump's behavior is so different from anything we've seen before", Stat News reported. The so-called Goldwater Rule was written after 1964, when a magazine published the results of a survey in which more than a thousand psychiatrists claimed that the Republican Presidential nominee Barry Gol...

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  • President Trump to speak at joint news conference with Lebanese prime minister
President Trump to speak at joint news conference with Lebanese prime minister

Concerns are mounting over the implications of escalating clashes at Lebanon's doorstep between Israelis and Palestinians. The meeting comes at an important time for Hariri, whose government is supporting the fight against ISIS and does not support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

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  • SC junks petition for joint session on martial law
SC junks petition for joint session on martial law

At a news briefing, SC Spokesman Theodore Te said 13 justices voted to dismiss the petition. "The Court's decision is a step away from transparency and accountability, a path that Congress had already taken when it extended martial law", Mr.

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  • PM Nawaz arrives in Maldives
PM Nawaz arrives in Maldives

Yameen's office said in a statement that the legislature was shut as part of tight security measures undertaken for the country's 52nd anniversary of independence on Wednesday and an "incoming VVIP visit". The opposition in July secured enough support from government defectors to begin impeachment proceedings against the speaker, in a bid to wres...

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  • Laying the groundwork for post-Brexit trade
Laying the groundwork for post-Brexit trade

In his speech in the USA on Monday, Liam Fox gave emerged as a fervent supporter of both free trade in general and multilateralism in particular. Dr Fox is laying the ground for a trade deal with the United States on his biggest foreign trip so far.

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  • Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE:BWP) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.12
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (NYSE:BWP) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.12

The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.35 on July 21, reaching $58.15. Investors may also be paying close concentration to some simple moving average indicators on shares of Starwood Property Trust, Inc. The P/E ratio is one of the most common ratios used for figuring out whether a company is overvalued or undervalued. The Firm is engaged in the operation...

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  • The Senate Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed Paul Manafort to testify in public
The Senate Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed Paul Manafort to testify in public

The hearing, titled "Oversight of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and Attempts to Influence U.S. Elections: Lessons Learned from Current and Prior Administrations", is separated into two panels. Dianne Feinstein of California, said negotiations over Manafort's voluntary cooperation broke down after Manafort's lawyer indicated he was willing to...

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  • Diplomat blasts United States media reports on Russia's alleged arms supplies to Taliban
Diplomat blasts United States media reports on Russia's alleged arms supplies to Taliban

Is the Kremlin arming the Taliban? And if so, what are their motives this time around for arming the same rebels they fought against at the end of the 1970s? The weapons were not particularly modern or rare, and even some of the more elaborate additions, like a JGBG M7 scope on one machine gun, were Chinese made and readily available online, they s...

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  • Biometric authentication firm B-Secur gets £3.5m investment
Biometric authentication firm B-Secur gets £3.5m investment

B-Secur, which has developed patented biometric technology, sealed the early-stage funding boost from a syndicate of investors which included Accelerated Digital Ventures (ADV) and Kernel Capital, which is the manager of the Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Growth Funds.

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