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Britain's pro-Brexit voice Nigel Farage steps down as UKIP leader Britain's pro-Brexit voice Nigel Farage steps down as UKIP leader
- July 11, 2016

He said he couldn't possibly achieve more, just two weeks after Britons voted to leave the European Union (EU). He added that the United Kingdom needed a "Brexit prime minister". Earlier this year, anti-Ukip protesters forced Farage, his wife Kirsten and two younger children to flee a pub in South London . Now the Brexit vote has succeeded, Farage says he's got what he came for. (more...)
Murray Wins Wimbledon, Beats Raonic in
- July 11, 2016

I played some really good stuff today. And, a cynic might point out, the chance to finally face someone other than Novak Djokovic or Roger Federer with a Grand Slam title at stake. The big guys are kind of on their way out - I think he's got a good shot at it". Murray put in a superb showing in front of his home fans, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who were seated in the Royal Box. (more...)
Israel to shut Al-Aqsa mosque site to Jewish visitors
- July 11, 2016

Badran added that the Israeli aggressions, which have severely hurt the feelings of Muslims, are "a real test of patience" against the relentless assault on Palestinians and the mosque. A 73-year-old woman was lightly wounded and police arrested 16 suspects in the disturbances that have been going on for three days, Rosenfeld said. Calm later returned to the site, considered sacred to both Jews and Muslims and where clashes regularly occur. (more...)
Clinton's email claims challenged by Federal Bureau of Investigation director during hearing
- July 11, 2016

The FBI investigation found that Clinton and her staff were careless in the handling of classified information , which has prompted Republican lawmakers to call for the suspension of her security clearance. President Obama, who has avoided commenting on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a personal email server while the case was under investigation, still won't comment now that the investigation is complete. (more...)
Deluded Blair refuses to admit disaster of Iraq war Deluded Blair refuses to admit disaster of Iraq war
- July 11, 2016

NPR's Lauren Frayer says that the 6,000-page report , the result of an investigation led by retired civil servant John Chilcot, found that Britain rushed to war before all peaceful means were exhausted. Then-Prime Minister Helen Clark officially condemned the invasion, despite having a strong relationship with the U.S. and Britain. Blair rejected that conclusion. (more...)
Britain is still a full European Union member — EU's Tusk Britain is still a full European Union member — EU's Tusk
- July 11, 2016

Some 150,000 Conservative Party members will now vote in the leadership contest, with the result announced September 9. "Under Theresa's leadership, the motives of the Conservative Party will never be in any doubt", said Indian-origin minister Priti Patel, a Brexit supporter who threw her support behind May earlier today. (more...)
Trump's Trade Positions Face Opposition Within Republican Party Trump's Trade Positions Face Opposition Within Republican Party
- July 11, 2016

Trump's campaign estimates the trade deficit with countries who are participating in the TPP has already cost 7,400 jobs in the state of New Hampshire. In case the several-dozen attendees seated on folding chairs in a sweltering parking lot weren't sure, Trump quickly reminded them it was President Bill Clinton, backed by his wife, who had signed the pact into law. (more...)
Independence Day events scheduled across Greenville, area Independence Day events scheduled across Greenville, area
- July 11, 2016

From 10 a.m.to noon families can enjoy activities such as inflatables, games, the park's splash pad and more. MONUMENT - 4th of July events will be taking place at several places in the Tri-Lakes area. In New Iberia, stroll the charming Main Street on July 4 and grab a seat for the parade . Exhibit runs July 1 through September 3. Farmington Fireworks Display - Park anywhere on the west side of town, but many go to the Farmington High School football stadium to watch the show that ... (more...)
Robber steals presidential coin from oldest US park ranger Robber steals presidential coin from oldest US park ranger
- July 11, 2016

It's the commemorative coin she got from the sitting president that she says she can't live without. "If I can get that coin back I think I can forgive anything", Soskin told local news station KTVU earlier this week. She doesn't really want to see people because she doesn't really want people to see her like that. The intruder then began to beat her on the side of her face using his fist which left her badly bruised. (more...)
Bernie Sanders Will Endorse Hillary Clinton at Event Next Week Bernie Sanders Will Endorse Hillary Clinton at Event Next Week
- July 11, 2016

But he's also angered fellow lawmakers for not promptly endorsing his primary opponent and has seen his influence wane as President Barack Obama and Sen. With firm stances on liberal policies, getting to that place of support has taken and continues to take more time than the Democratic Party can afford. (more...)
Corbyn faces Labour leadership challenge Corbyn faces Labour leadership challenge
- July 11, 2016

Eagle said Corbyn would have to get nominations from MPs if he wanted to stand again in a fresh contest. Some 129,726 people have joined the Labour Party since the referendum vote, bringing its total membership to in excess of half a million supporters, general secretary of the Labour Party Iain McNicol said. (more...)
Zakir Naik seeks support from Muslims on FB, Twitter against media trials
- July 11, 2016

He is among 16 banned Islamic scholars in Malaysia. The controversial Islamic preacher, who is now in Saudi Arabia for pilgrimage, has, however said he was against terrorism and the Islamic State, which had claimed the responsibility of the cafe siege in Dhaka . (more...)
Japan ruling bloc election win threatens regional stability
- July 11, 2016

Abe is also hoping that the coalition and a loose group of hawkish conservatives from smaller parties can grab a two-thirds majority in the upper house, which they already have in the lower chamber - thus giving him the strength to start amending the constitution. (more...)
IS warns of more attacks in Bangladesh in new video IS warns of more attacks in Bangladesh in new video
- July 11, 2016

It shattered the hopes by many around the world who hoped that this Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim celebration which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan , would be peaceful after a week of bloodshed in Turkey, Bangladesh and Iraq. "They will go straight to hell", Masuod told AFP by phone. Though many past attacks, including the hostage-taking, have been claimed by the Islamic State group, Hasina's government has dismissed those claims as opportunistic, and says none of the attacks have been ... (more...)
UK Labour lawmaker says she is ready to challenge party leader Corbyn
- July 11, 2016

She also accused Mr Corbyn of refusing to engage fully with deputy leader Tom Watson to try to find a way out of the leadership crisis tearing the party apart. Angela Eagle says she has support to "resolve this impasse" over the Labour Party leadership "if Jeremy doesn't take action soon". However, aides were unable to add details to how Corbyn might be able to reach a consensus, with MPs opposing him saying that there was no substance in the article, and calling on him to show leadership ... (more...)
Niger Delta Avengers Blow up Pipeline Supplying Crude oil to Warri Refinery Niger Delta Avengers Blow up Pipeline Supplying Crude oil to Warri Refinery
- July 11, 2016

Militants in Nigeria's oil-rich Delta state on Sunday claimed to have carried out attacks on five oil facilities over the previous two days. "The only way peace will reign in Nigeria is by referendum to determine the fate of Nigeria", it said. (more...)
European Union slams Israeli settlement expansion
- July 11, 2016

A report from the worldwide diplomatic quartet - consisting of the US, United Nations, EU and Russian Federation - was hugely critical of Israel's policy of constructing settlements , while it also called on Palestinians to halt attacks against Israelis. (more...)
Pamplona erupts with start of Spain's Fermin bull-run fiesta Pamplona erupts with start of Spain's Fermin bull-run fiesta
- July 11, 2016

But Verdu Martinez eschews the traditional shots of runners sprinting away from bulls or being gored (which hospitalized some 37 people last year) to capture everyday life during San Fermin. Joyce called on Spanish authorities to end the annual summer festival which sees bulls let loose on a sectioned off set of streets while spectators run in front of the animals. (more...)
Black Lives Matter in BC
- July 11, 2016

Participants at a Black Lives Matter event at the Vancouver Art Gallery in Vancouver on Sunday. Gatherings also paid tribute to the five Dallas police officers shot to death Thursday in an ambush. "The Dyke March is committed to striving for inclusivity and accountability to all members and allies of our community and we are proud to have Black Lives Matter Vancouver leading the march with us this year", march organizers said in a statement on Wednesday. (more...)
Obama says Europe can 'always' count on US
- July 11, 2016

U.S. President Barack Obama and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders have begun the second day of a summit meeting in Warsaw that's expected to lead to decisions about Afghanistan, the central Mediterranean and Iraq. It following an announcement by President Barack Obama that the remaining 8,400 U.S. troops in the country are to stay on for the rest of his presidency in the face of the worsening security situation. (more...)
Former Australian PM Howard defiant in the face of Iraq War criticism
- July 11, 2016

An emotional Tony Blair insisted he could look "the nation in the eye and say I did not mislead this country" as he stood by his decision to order British troops into war in Iraq . Blair, however, acknowledged the Chilcot report's critical assessment of intelligence during the build-up to the 2003 war. Blair said at the press conference that he accepts "full responsibility" for the decision, admitting that the invasion was based on wrong intelligence. (more...)
Gitmo detainee transferred to Italy Gitmo detainee transferred to Italy
- July 11, 2016

Suleiman left Saturday before dawn, according to The Miami Herald . Closing the detention center at Guantanamo Bay has been an administration priority since Barack Obama became the USA president in 2009. "The United States coordinated with the Government of Italy to ensure this transfer took place consistent with appropriate security and humane treatment measures". (more...)
Dhaka Hostage 'Mistaken For Attacker And Shot'
- July 11, 2016

The memorial featured flags and ambassadors representing those killed who were from India, Italy, Japan and the United States. Hasina urged communities to set up anti-terrorism committees across Bangladesh, which she said was the victim of an attempt to ruin its reputation. (more...)
Despite UN rebuke Iran says it will continue missile program
- July 11, 2016

Iran's belligerency is evidenced in part by its continued support of US -designated terrorist organizations in the Gaza Strip, including Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) and Hamas. The State Department has listed Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism since 1984. "I suggest that Mr Ban give a fair report ... in which he also mentions America is not fulfilling its commitments under the deal", the official said told the Tasnim agency. (more...)
Masterful Murray claims second Wimbledon title
- July 11, 2016

Now, at the end of the days I get time to go home and spend with her. As ESPN noted , this is the first time that Murray has gone into a Grand Slam final as the higher-seeded player. I'm going to try to get fitter, stronger", he said. Toronto's Denis Shapavalov won the boys' single title, and hours later he returned to the court with his partner Felix Auger Alliasime to take second place in the boys' doubles. (more...)

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