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Britain's chancellor to quit if Johnson becomes PM

[Sun 10:32] Philip Hammond has said he intends to resign as chancellor if Boris Johnson becomes the UK's next prime minister. Mr Hammond said it was important the next PM and his chancellor were "Closely aligned" on Brexit policy. Mr Johnson has said the UK must leave the EU by the new Brexit deadline of 31 October "Do or die, come what may".  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Man dies in three-car crash on A9 in Highlands

[Sun 10:30] A driver has died in a three-car collision in the Highlands. Police said the 63-year-old driver of a blue Renault Clio died while an 80-year-old man driving a silver Vauxhall Vectra was injured and taken to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness. The driver of the third vehicle, an orange Vauxhall Mokka, was not hurt.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Coventry McDonalds 'drive-by' attack: Teenage boy shot

[Sun 10:28] A 15-year-old boy is being treated for potentially life-changing injuries after he was shot outside a McDonald's. Police believe shots were fired from a motorbike carrying "a number of people" on Cross Cheaping in Coventry city centre at about 23:10 BST on Saturday. Police said there would be an increased presence in the city centre to reassure people.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

10 productivity tools on sale to help add more hours to your day

[Sun 10:24] Check out these deals on productivity tools and apps that help you get more done - and then get back to work! Try the Pro Plan today, on sale for $47.88. The Focuster Productivity App helps you work smarter, not harder, so you can get more done in less time.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Grab a refurbished iPad Mini at an unbeatable price

[Sun 10:22] The iPad Mini may be small but remember: we live in 2019. Maybe best of all, this particular refurbished iPad comes with an "A" rating, meaning it's in near-mint condition and has suffered almost no signs of previous use beyond maybe some minimal scuffs or marks. Normally $799, you can buy yours right here for just $399. 16GB of storage is nothing to scoff at if you're a fan of movies or music, and the slick Wi-Fi capabilities of the iPad Mini 3 mean you can use it basically anywhere.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Blockchain Technology: Get to Know What It Is and How It Works

[Sun 10:20] The stamping of time in the operation called transaction in blockchain slang allows blockchains to store information of which we are interested in making a temporary follow-up for some reason. As we explained above, blockchain is composed of a series of blocks each of which represent the set of confirmed transactions and contains the necessary information of the same To become a chain, between them is formed a code that links to the previous transaction block and another code that links to the next block. We must not forget the evolution and change in a sector as dynamic as this is, with addition every week of news, ideas, companies, solutions, innovations, all this conforms a truly revolutionary model that will not stop modifying technology such as cryptocurrencies or the blockchain in itself.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

“Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus” for hemorrhoids is popular all over the world

[Sun 10:18] Recently, A series of evaluating results are shared from the hemorrhoids sufferers worldwide: A Chinese magical medicine device, "Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus" has boarded the global hit lists for hemorrhoids. The great efforts from the spread out by public praise of clinical effects and the sharing of the beneficiaries lead "Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus" popular all over the world quickly! And lots of media have pay attention to the magic effects of the product and scramble to report it. Chinese Fumigation and Steam Therapy is treated Chinese herb steam as physiotherapy, to steam the location of hemorrhoids directly with Embalm washing and hip bath, which is based on the principle of warming heating in traditional Chinese medicine, and to accelerate the impregnating of the effected herb steam in the location of disease, so as to to stimulate the circulation of blood, to relax the muscle and joint, and to recover the wound tissue.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Cyber Warfare: U.S. Military Admits Immediate Danger Is 'Keeping Us Up At Night'

[Sun 10:16] "When people ask me what keeps you up at night," Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, told a cyber conference in Aspen last week, "That is kind of the thing that keeps me up at night." You'll recall the Israeli military did this the other way round-retaliating against a cyber strike with a missile strike targeting the building Hamas cyber operatives had been working from. His point being that military cyber warfare is a dart aimed at a small section of a dartboard, but push your strike into the civilian sphere, and you have millions of darts and an unlimited board to hit.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Only 15.8% Of India’s Research Work Features In World’s Top 10 Journals

[Sun 10:14] As per Scimago Journal Rankings, India ranks fifth in global research publication output. Following this, the UGC has released a list of journals and research work published only in those journals will be considered for academic credit. "According to the World Intellectual Property Organisation 2017 report, China made as many as 13,81,584 patent applications, with just 9.8 per cent being made by non-resident Chinese; the US made 6,06,956 patent applications while India made a mere 46,582 applications, of which approximately 68 per cent were by non-resident Indians, and only 26 per cent of them were accepted as patents," it said.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

EVIJA: LOTUS UNVEILS WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL PRODUCTION CAR

[Sun 10:12] The Evija is the most powerful and dynamically accomplished road car in the history of Lotus, and sets a new standard for Lotus driving performance. A technical tour de force, the Evija is illustrative of the innovative thinking and ingenuity that has always been part of the Lotus DNA. With a target output of 2000 PS, it is the world's most powerful series production road car. He added: "The Evija is a seismic shift for Lotus and signifies the rebirth of one of the UK's most renowned sports car marques. It will act as a halo for the thrilling new range of Lotus performance cars that will follow."  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Apollo 11 at 50: Celebrating first steps on another world

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A major Wall Street analyst recently suggested that Tesla is 'strategically undervalued,' but is that true?

[Sun 10:04] He thinks Tesla investors have bid the company's value up too high, given that it's not clear whether Tesla has ongoing sustainable demand for its vehicles. Tesla has already been spectacularly undervalued as a strategic investment Markets Insider. By that analysis, Tesla has been strategically spectacular - so drastically undervalued historically that early investors have beaten the S&P by 600% or more, depending on when they bought in an whether they sold shares when Tesla has peaked.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Acting U.S. border chief John Sanders resigns

[Sun 10:02] June 25 - Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection chief John Sanders, under pressure to address increasing numbers of migrants crossing the border and the condition of detention facilities, told employees Tuesday he will resign. Sanders didn't cite a reason for his departure, but it follows the relocation of more than 200 detained children after reports of unsanitary conditions and inadequate food. Sanders took over as acting CBP commissioner after Kevin McAleenan was promoted to acting Homeland Security secretary in the spring.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

How orangutans, lemurs and polar bears are battling a heat wave in Europe

[Sun 10:00] Europe is facing a heat wave, with temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius. BERLIN - Orangutans at a Vienna zoo got buckets of water, lemurs in Rome enjoyed fruit icicles and a polar bear took to a pool in Germany as much of Europe sweltered Tuesday in an early summer heat wave. France is still haunted by the experience of a 2003 heat wave that killed an estimated 15,000 elderly in the country.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Medal Of Honor Awarded To Iraq War Veteran

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Jared Kushner says economic plan is ‘precondition’ to Palestinian-Israeli peace

[Sun 09:54] "To be clear, economic growth and prosperity for the Palestine people are not possible without an enduring and fair political solution to the conflict, one that guarantees Israel's security, and respects the dignity of the Palestinian people," Kushner said in a live broadcast of his opening speech, armed with a headset microphone and Powerpoint slides. "However, today is not about the political issues, we'll get to those at the right time."  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

‘Now comes the reckoning’: Trump arrives at global gathering with most of his foreign policy gambits in the balance

[Sun 09:52] President Trump arrives in Japan on Thursday for a two-day gathering of global leaders with his biggest foreign policy initiatives in the balance and time running out to score a major breakthrough as he prepares to make the case for reelection. Though Trump has projected confidence, his tactics have set foreign capitals on edge, with fellow leaders uncertain in which direction the mercurial and impulsive president intends to head next. He pointed to the early days of the administration - during which Trump was surrounded by more seasoned, establishment figures in his Cabinet - as a period of relative constraint, followed in the past year by a more emboldened Trump who sought to shape global affairs more aggressively.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

'Everybody wants to pull dollars away from Google and Facebook': Lessons from the world's largest ad conference

[Sun 09:48] Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday, adding the deal was a world first. Facebook has cooperated with French justice on matters related to terrorist attacks and violent acts by transferring the IP addresses and other identification data of suspected individuals to French judges who formally demanded it. The discussions started off with a Zuckerberg-Macron meeting last year, followed by a report on tech regulation last month that Facebook's founder considered could be a blueprint for wider EU regulation.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Advanced Russian warship armed with cruise missiles docks in Havana's harbor

[Sun 09:46] One of the Russian Navy's most advanced warships has docked at a port in Havana's harbor. Armed with cruise missiles, air deference systems and other weapons, the Admiral Gorshkov - which pulled into Cuba's capital Monday - is the first ship in a new class of frigates intended to replace aging Soviet-era destroyers to project power far away from Russian shores. An air base and a naval facility in Syria are currently Russia's only military outposts outside the former Soviet Union but Russian military officials have talked repeatedly about plans to negotiate deals for Russian warships and aircraft to use foreign ports and air bases.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

St Mirren draw with East Kilbride 'shows urgency' of signing new players - Jim Goodwin

[Sun 09:44] Jim Goodwin's East Kilbride counterpart passed off what is probably his side's best-ever result as "Pre-season", but St Mirren's boss says the 0-0 League Cup draw shows a need for new recruits. With Dunfermline Athletic, who won their opener against St Mirren in Paisley, two points clear in Group H and hosting East Kilbride in their final game, Goodwin does not think a win away to Albion Rovers "Will be enough" for his side to reach the knock-out stage even as one of the four best runners-up. East Kilbride have been Lowland League champions twice in the last three years but missed out on promotion to the Scottish Professional Football League via the play-offs both times.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Arrest after Edinburgh football social club death

[Sun 09:42] A 49-year-old man has died after a disturbance outside the social club for the Edinburgh City football team. The incident happened about 00:15 in the street outside the club in Lochend Road South, which was formerly known as the Loch Inn. The 49-year-old man was injured and taken to hospital where he died.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Forces in UK seek to escalate tensions ‘well beyond issue of ships’ – Iran’s envoy in London

[Sun 09:38] As Tehran and London trade accusations over the seized tankers, Iran's ambassador in London warns that certain forces in the UK aim to use the crisis to boost tensions even further. That's why it's key now for the UK government to "Contain those domestic political forces who want to escalate existing tension between Iran and the UK well beyond the issue of ships." UK government should contain those domestic political forces who want to escalate existing tension between Iran and the UK well beyond the issue of ships.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Gentleman Jack: Anne Lister's Shibden Hall extends hours

[Sun 09:36] The manor house where lesbian diarist Anne Lister lived is to extend its opening hours to cope with an influx of tourists following the success of the TV series Gentleman Jack. Shibden Hall in Halifax, which was a filming location for the BBC show, will now also open on Fridays. Opening the hall during winter is also being considered, the council said.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Brownlee wins first World Triathlon event since 2017

[Sun 09:34] British double Olympic medallist Jonathan Brownlee won his first World Triathlon Series gold medal for two years in Edmonton, Canada. Brownlee, a bronze medallist at the London 2012 Olympics and silver medallist in Rio four years later, last won a World Triathlon Series event in Stockholm in August 2017. In the women's event, Beth Potter finished in 14th place on her series debut, while fellow Briton Sophie Coldwell was 15th. The race was won by Australian Emma Jackson in one hour one minute 23 seconds.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Man stabbed in Trafalgar Square as Algeria fans celebrate

[Sun 09:30] Algeria won the tournament on Friday and fans had congregated in Trafalgar Square for two nights in a row to celebrate. The Metropolitan Police said that at about 01:20 BST a man in his 20s was taken to hospital with a puncture wound. Algeria won the trophy for the second time - their first since 1990 - after an early goal secured a 1-0 win against Senegal in the final.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Hong Kong protests: High security as masses gather

[Sun 09:28] Hong Kong is under tight security as tens of thousands gather for the latest protest run by pro-democracy groups. Mass protests have been held for weeks, initially over an extradition deal with mainland China but now covering other key issues on democracy in Hong Kong. It's the seventh consecutive weekend of mass demonstrations and tens of thousands are expected to gather again at the traditional protest points on Hong Kong Island.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Hand grenades, rifle, crossbow & machete found in new neo-Nazi cell bust in Italy

[Sun 09:26] Italian police seized a new cache of weapons and Nazi materials during a raid on an underground far-right group linked with the conflict in Ukraine. Police found a rifle with two magazines and a tripod used for shooting, a handgun, a compound bow with 13 darts, a crossbow pistol, and a machete. Italy police ALTER news on neo-Nazi missile for Ukraine after MSM misreport busted cell as pro-rebel.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Scottish Gossip: Celtic, Rangers, Kilmarnock, Hibs

[Sun 09:24] FOOTBALL GOSSIP. Former AC Milan midfielder Andrea Bertolacci is "Close" to signing for Celtic - according to a report in Italy. Celtic goalkeeper Scott Bain says reaching the Champions League group stage is as good as winning a trophy. Former Celtic and Hibs striker Anthony Stokes is moving to Turkey after signing a deal with Adana Demirspor.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

ABC's chief political analyst suggests Hillary was right about 'deplorables' in Trump's base

[Sun 09:20] Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton was right to describe half of President Trump's supporters as deplorables, ABC News' chief political analyst Matthew Dowd suggested Tuesday. Dowd, who previously served on former President George W. Bush's 2004 re-election campaign, has been a vocal opponent of the president. ABC NEWS DEMONSTRATES 'LEFT-WING' BIAS LEADING UP TO MIDTERMS, CRITICS SAY. One tweeter accused the ABC analyst of the type of "Arrogance and self-righteous bloviation" that got Trump elected in 2016.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Trump's Acting Head Of Customs And Border Protection Resigns Amid Backlash

[Sun 09:18] President Trump's Acting Head of Customs and Border Protection John Sanders resigned Tuesday amid criticism over the agency's treatment of migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. The resignation comes as news agencies and human rights groups reported that the remote Clint border patrol station near the U.S.-Mexico border held 300 migrant children in poor conditions. This past week, Trump claimed he would instruct the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to round up 2000 undocumented immigrants across the country.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Trump says Iran attacks will be met with ‘obliteration’; Tehran says it's done with diplomacy

[Sun 09:16] The sanctions follow Iran's downing last week of a U.S. surveillance drone, worth over $100 million, over the Strait of Hormuz, an attack that sharply escalated the crisis in the Persian Gulf. After the downing of the drone, Trump pulled back from the brink of retaliatory military strikes but continued his pressure campaign against Iran.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Blockchain Technology: Get to Know What It Is and How It Works

[Sun 09:14] The stamping of time in the operation called transaction in blockchain slang allows blockchains to store information of which we are interested in making a temporary follow-up for some reason. As we explained above, blockchain is composed of a series of blocks each of which represent the set of confirmed transactions and contains the necessary information of the same To become a chain, between them is formed a code that links to the previous transaction block and another code that links to the next block. We must not forget the evolution and change in a sector as dynamic as this is, with addition every week of news, ideas, companies, solutions, innovations, all this conforms a truly revolutionary model that will not stop modifying technology such as cryptocurrencies or the blockchain in itself.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Bahrain's Investcorp unit buys Swiss technology company

[Sun 09:12] Investcorp Technology Partners, a leading European lower middle market technology investor, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Contentserv, a leading provider of Product Information Management software, for an undisclosed consideration. A unit of Bahrain-based global manager of alternative investments, Investcorp Technology Partners has established a market leading position of investing in lower mid-market technology companies with a specific focus on Software, Data / Analytics, Cyber Security and Fintech / Payments. Investcorp Technology Partners has raised over $1.5 billion in funding for lower middle market technology investments since 2001.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

“Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus” for hemorrhoids is popular all over the world

[Sun 09:10] Recently, A series of evaluating results are shared from the hemorrhoids sufferers worldwide: A Chinese magical medicine device, "Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus" has boarded the global hit lists for hemorrhoids. The great efforts from the spread out by public praise of clinical effects and the sharing of the beneficiaries lead "Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus" popular all over the world quickly! And lots of media have pay attention to the magic effects of the product and scramble to report it. Chinese Fumigation and Steam Therapy is treated Chinese herb steam as physiotherapy, to steam the location of hemorrhoids directly with Embalm washing and hip bath, which is based on the principle of warming heating in traditional Chinese medicine, and to accelerate the impregnating of the effected herb steam in the location of disease, so as to to stimulate the circulation of blood, to relax the muscle and joint, and to recover the wound tissue.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Apollo 11 at 50: Celebrating first steps on another world

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Wayfair workers to walk off job to protest furniture sales to migrant detention centers

[Sun 09:00] Employees of the Boston-based online furniture company Wayfair are set to walk out Wednesday in protest of the company's decision to continue supplying furniture to migrant detention centers. Organizing under the newly formed group, Wayfair Walkout, workers are demanding the e-commerce furniture giant cease all current and future business with contractors operating detention centers and establish an ethics code that "Empowers employees to act in accordance with Wayfair's core values." Workers at Wayfair planned the strike in response to the leadership's decision, and are demanding the company donate the $86,000 in profit they claim Wayfair made from the sale to RAICES, a nonprofit that provides legal services to immigrants and refugees.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Netanyahu Presses Superpowers to Remove Iranian Forces from Syria

[Sun 08:58] June 25, 2019.JERUSALEM - Hosting an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday of the Russian, American and Israeli national security advisers, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel pressed for ridding Syria of all foreign forces, in particular Iranians and their proxies across Israel's northern frontier. Mr. Netanyahu, who maintains a close relationship with Mr. Putin, thanked the Russians for working closely with Israel on a mechanism that allows Israel to act in Syria to prevent the transfer of advanced weapons from Iran to the Hezbollah militia in Lebanon, while not putting Russian forces in harm's way. Mr. Netanyahu said Israel had "Acted hundreds of times" to prevent Iranian military entrenchment in Syria and the transfer of weapons, a reference to Israeli airstrikes in Syria carried out clandestinely.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Potentially historic early-summer heat wave to roast Europe

[Sun 08:56] An intense heat wave is set to bake Europe in the coming days, and it could be historic, potentially shattering records across a large portion of the continent. Early summer heat waves can be especially lethal, as people have not yet had time to acclimatize to the higher temperatures. "So far this summer it's often been cool and it's often been raining," notes the BBC.This early heat wave is the latest in a number of historic episodes of heat in recent years.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Uruguayan prison chief quits after Italian mobster escapes

[Sun 08:54] MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay - The director of Uruguay's prison system has resigned following the escape of a top Italian organized crime boss from the jail where he was being held while awaiting extradition to Italy. Morabito has been on the run from Italy since 1994 and has been sentenced there to 30 years in prison for drug trafficking. Italian prosecutors say he played a large role in trafficking operations between South America and Milan.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Top U.S. border official resigns as more than 100 migrant children returned to Texas facility described as ‘unsafe’

[Sun 08:52] The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in pitiful conditions at one of the agency's stations in Texas. The Trump administration has faced a barrage of criticism in recent days over conditions inside the Border Patrol facility in Clint, Texas, first reported by The Associated Press: inadequate food, lack of medical care, no soap, and older children trying to care for toddlers. CBP is the agency that apprehends and first detains migrant parents and children crossing the Mexican border.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Kushner tries to sell Mideast plan to skeptical audience

[Sun 08:50] Palestinians protested the plan in the streets of the West Bank, Gaza and elsewhere. Without proposals on borders, the status of Jerusalem and the fate of Palestinian refugees, the Palestinians say the economic plan is meaningless. Trump's Mideast team has recently signaled it will accept Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank, the heartland of any Palestinian state, deepening Palestinian suspicions.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Palestinians protest Trump's Mideast peace conference

[Sun 08:48] BETHLEHEM, West Bank - Palestinians burned effigies of President Trump and marched a donkey pasted over with images of Gulf royals in the West Bank on Tuesday, as the U.S. prepares to open its conference in Bahrain, which focuses on the economic portion of the White House's long-awaited plan for Mideast peace. Jibril Rajoub, head of the Palestinian Football Association, sent a letter of protest to FIFA president Gianni Infantino, who is scheduled to speak on a panel at the Bahrain conference. In Beirut, Lebanon, hundreds of Palestinians took part in a protest orchestrated by Hamas outside the U.N. headquarters, chanting against the economic workshop and the possible naturalization of Palestinians in Lebanon.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

A look at the US economic plan for the Palestinians

[Sun 08:46] THE PLAN. The proposal calls for a mix of public and private money to fund $50 billion in infrastructure and development projects to improve life for Palestinians living in the West Bank, Gaza, and elsewhere in the Middle East. The plan aims to more than double the Palestinian gross domestic product, reduce the Palestinian poverty rate by 50 percent and cut Palestinian unemployment. The Arab states attending the Bahrain conference say they are willing to discuss the proposal and possibly contribute to it financially, but they have reiterated their support for the creation of a Palestinian state and will not support anything the Palestinians won't accept.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

'Hell is coming': Western Europe braces for unprecedented heat wave that could turn deadly

[Sun 08:44] Europe heat wave: France, Germany, Spain brace for danger - Business Insider Facebook IconThe letter F. Link iconAn image of a chain link. Western Europe is bracing for an intense, dangerous, and possibly even deadly heat wave this week, with temperatures due to soar as high as 40 degrees Celsius, or 104 Fahrenheit. People across France died following a similarly aggressive heat wave in August 2003, when temperatures in the south of France hit as high as 44.1 C, according to France24.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Slain journalist's fiancee wants Saudis pressured at G-20

[Sun 08:36] Hatice Cengiz spoke at a Human Rights Council event in Geneva about her grief from Khashoggi's October death at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. An independent U.N. expert said in a report made public last week that Saudi Arabia bears responsibility for The Washington Post columnist's grisly apparent dismemberment by Saudi agents and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's possible role in the killing should be examined. Speaking through a translator, Cengiz said the report needed to be acted upon and noted the crown prince may one day be Saudi Arabia's head of state.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

The Other Border Crisis

[Sun 08:32] After President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Mexican imports earlier this month, Mexico agreed to send Mexican National Guard troops to the border with Guatemala to stem the flow of migrants. Both Trump and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador spoke of this deal as if it were a major accomplishment: Mexico avoided potentially crippling tariffs, and Trump appeared tough on immigration as he launched his reelection campaign. Currently, asylum-seekers who make it to the U.S. through Mexico are only being deported to three Mexican border cities: Tijuana, Ciudad Juárez, and Piedras Negras.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Cairo flights: Lufthansa resumes services but BA cancellations continue

[Sun 08:30] Ael sheikh Lufthansa has resumed flights from Cairo, but British Airways says services will still be cancelled for another six days as a "Precaution". "A BA spokesman said on Saturday:"We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessment. BA currently runs one flight from Heathrow to Cairo and back again per day - and says flights will continue to be suspended between the capital cities until Saturday.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

'The hunger is there more now' - Wales' Faletau revitalised after injury lay-off

[Sun 08:28] Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau says his "Frustrating" long-term injury absence has reignited his desire to play. "It's been frustrating. I played the first couple of games of the season with Bath, then I broke it the first time," Faletau said. Before joining Wales' squad in Switzerland, Faletau returned to the country of his birth, Tonga, for the wedding of his cousin and England number eight Billy Vunipola.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Ukraine chooses new parliament after president Zelensky called snap election

[Sun 08:26] A snap parliamentary election is being held in Ukraine on Sunday, with 22 political parties and hundreds of independent candidates competing for the 450 seats in the legislature. The outcome will determine how effective newly elected President Volodymyr Zelensky will be in enacting his policies. The previous parliament had fought tooth and nail against the political newcomer, who won the highest office in the country in a landslide in April.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Eddie Nketiah scores twice as Arsenal beat Fiorentina on US pre-season tour

[Sun 08:22] "His progress is impressive - we want progress with every player," said Emery. We have very good players - very good young players. "We are aware we need to improve some players in this squad. I want to sign one, two, three or four players - but only if we can be sure they are coming to improve our team."  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Salvini rushes to claim victory as Italy snags 2026 Olympics

[Sun 08:20] After a joint northern Italian bid was chosen to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini's League rushed to take credit, claiming a victory that highlights the country's economic divide. Politics played a part throughout the Italian bid, as an original proposal to include three sites across the north of the country, Turin, Milan and Cortina, collapsed after Turin - which hosted the 2006 Winter Olympics - pulled out under pressure from its local government led by Five Star. Winning the 2026 Winter Olympics "Confirms Milan as Italy's business engine," said Paolo Dalla Sega, a professor of urban development at Milan's Catholic University.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Mystery behind morphed ancient skulls discovered around the world

[Sun 08:18] Turns out, elongated skulls were a widespread ancient phenomenon. Bio archaeologist Dr Kristina Killgrove says the best antidote for such tall tales is discovering just how widespread the practice of shaping skulls was. MODERN XENOMORPHS. Dr Killgrove says there is no evidence ancient practice of shaping skulls affected the subject's intelligence.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Blockchain Technology: Get to Know What It Is and How It Works

[Sun 08:16] The stamping of time in the operation called transaction in blockchain slang allows blockchains to store information of which we are interested in making a temporary follow-up for some reason. As we explained above, blockchain is composed of a series of blocks each of which represent the set of confirmed transactions and contains the necessary information of the same To become a chain, between them is formed a code that links to the previous transaction block and another code that links to the next block. We must not forget the evolution and change in a sector as dynamic as this is, with addition every week of news, ideas, companies, solutions, innovations, all this conforms a truly revolutionary model that will not stop modifying technology such as cryptocurrencies or the blockchain in itself.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Bahrain's Investcorp unit buys Swiss technology company

[Sun 08:14] Investcorp Technology Partners, a leading European lower middle market technology investor, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Contentserv, a leading provider of Product Information Management software, for an undisclosed consideration. A unit of Bahrain-based global manager of alternative investments, Investcorp Technology Partners has established a market leading position of investing in lower mid-market technology companies with a specific focus on Software, Data / Analytics, Cyber Security and Fintech / Payments. Investcorp Technology Partners has raised over $1.5 billion in funding for lower middle market technology investments since 2001.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

“Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus” for hemorrhoids is popular all over the world

[Sun 08:12] Recently, A series of evaluating results are shared from the hemorrhoids sufferers worldwide: A Chinese magical medicine device, "Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus" has boarded the global hit lists for hemorrhoids. The great efforts from the spread out by public praise of clinical effects and the sharing of the beneficiaries lead "Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus" popular all over the world quickly! And lots of media have pay attention to the magic effects of the product and scramble to report it. Chinese Fumigation and Steam Therapy is treated Chinese herb steam as physiotherapy, to steam the location of hemorrhoids directly with Embalm washing and hip bath, which is based on the principle of warming heating in traditional Chinese medicine, and to accelerate the impregnating of the effected herb steam in the location of disease, so as to to stimulate the circulation of blood, to relax the muscle and joint, and to recover the wound tissue.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

U.S. Adviser Bolton Travels to Japan, South Korea Amid Trade Dispute

[Sun 08:08] Lingering tensions, particularly over the issue of compensation for South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers during World War Two, worsened this month when Japan restricted exports of high-tech materials to South Korea. A spokeswoman for Moon confirmed Moon had asked Trump for help at their summit in Seoul on June 30.Bolton will visit South Korea from July 23 to July 24, South Korea's presidential office spokeswoman Ko Min-jung said on Sunday. Japanese media has said the issue could be on the agenda when Bolton visits Japan, where any military commitment abroad would risk inflaming a divide in public opinion in a country whose armed forces have not fought overseas since World War Two.A South Korean official said last week Washington had yet to make any official request to Seoul on the issue.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Abu Dhabi to promote sustainable and environmentally friendly infrastructures at the World Road Congress

[Sun 08:06] Abu Dhabi: The UAE Organising Committee of the 26th World Road Congress today announced that the Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi has become the Bronze sponsor of the 2019 Congress. Taking place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center between October 6 to 10, the prestigious global event is under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and organised by the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport and the World Road Association. About World Road Congress Abu Dhabi 2019Since the first World Road Congress held in Paris in 1909, PIARC has organized Congresses every four years in a member country with the aim of sharing worldwide techniques, innovations, political strategies, trends and developments, best practices and experiences in the fields of road, infrastructures and transport between Ministers, governments, private sector, road and transport administrations and organizations, academics, solutions' providers, experts and practitioners from more than 140 countries across the planet.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

SEC eager to educate, inform fans about football officiating decisions

[Sun 08:04] SEC eager to educate, inform fans about football officiating decisions - Orlando Sentinel. Ask the average college football fan on the street what's the most frustrating part of college football and officiating likely will come up at some point. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said the league began focusing on educating fans about the league's officiating process about a year ago.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Trump threatens Iran with "obliteration" after "ignorant and insulting statement"

[Sun 08:00] Trump shot back after Iran lashed out at the White House for imposing heavy sanctions on its supreme leader. He said it would be a "Very serious mistake for Iran to ignore those limits." The longtime Iran hawk said Iran "Should give up their pursuit of deliverable nuclear weapons." The country's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, responded to accusations from U.S. officials by tweeting that the Trump administration "Immediately jumped to make allegations against Iran [without] a shred of factual or circumstantial evidence."  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Apple’s New iOS 13, a Mars Survival Course, and More News

[Sun 07:58] Good news: You can now download a test version of the new iPhone operating system that is scheduled for a fall release. iOS 13 should make your phone a little faster and more secure, but more than that, it will optimize your photos app, let you use Apple Sign On for more privacy on the web, and introduce a completely different look: dark mode. A new kind of space camp teaches the art of martian medicine.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

ICE releases list of accused murderers, rapists protected under state's sanctuary law

[Sun 07:56] The office recently issued a press release which lists seven cases in which ICE requested detainers on criminal illegal aliens being held in local jails and those requests were ignored, many with tragic consequences. The statement said jail officials ignored ICE's request for an immigration detainer and notification of release. ACTING ICE DIRECTOR: DETAILED LEAK ABOUT PLANNED RAIDS WAS 'EGREGIOUS,' PUT AGENTS' LIVES AT RISK. Meantime, Washington state just passed what some immigration advocates are calling the strongest sanctuary state law in the country.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Acting U.S. border chief John Sanders resigns

[Sun 07:54] June 25 - Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection chief John Sanders, under pressure to address increasing numbers of migrants crossing the border and the condition of detention facilities, told employees Tuesday he will resign. Sanders didn't cite a reason for his departure, but it follows the relocation of more than 200 detained children after reports of unsanitary conditions and inadequate food. Sanders took over as acting CBP commissioner after Kevin McAleenan was promoted to acting Homeland Security secretary in the spring.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Dramatic body-cam video shows rescue of baby from plastic bag in Georgia woods

[Sun 07:52] The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office made the video public in the hope that it will generate credible tips in the case of Baby India. Authorities said Tuesday that Baby India "Is thriving and is in the care of the Georgia Department of Family and Children Services". Under Georgia law, a mother who does not want a baby can hand the child over to law enforcement officers in a designated area, such as a police department or fire station.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

'Cocaine King Of Milan' On The Run After Uruguay Jailbreak

[Sun 07:50] Italian Drug Kingpin Rocco Morabito Escapes Urguayan Prison Through Hole In Roof One of the world's most wanted drug traffickers, Rocco Morabito, and three other inmates made a brazen escape from a prison in Montevideo Sunday, climbing through a hole in the roof. Rocco Morabito and three other inmates made a brazen escape from the prison in Montevideo, climbing through a hole in the roof of the building. The only major difference between the 2018 plan and what happened around midnight Sunday is that in the earlier version Morabito was set to escape from the sixth floor of the penitentiary onto the roof of a supermarket - not a neighboring apartment building.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

How orangutans, lemurs and polar bears are battling a heat wave in Europe

[Sun 07:48] Europe is facing a heat wave, with temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius. BERLIN - Orangutans at a Vienna zoo got buckets of water, lemurs in Rome enjoyed fruit icicles and a polar bear took to a pool in Germany as much of Europe sweltered Tuesday in an early summer heat wave. France is still haunted by the experience of a 2003 heat wave that killed an estimated 15,000 elderly in the country.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Steve Bannon hires D.C. super lawyer and Mueller skeptic to represent his nonprofit

[Sun 07:44] Former chief White House chief strategist Steve Bannon quietly brought in Washington D.C. super lawyer Cleta Mitchell to represent his nonprofit, Citizens of the American Republic, CNBC has learned. All nonprofits are required to submit these documents through their attorneys to the Internal Revenue Service and, according to Mitchell, Bannon's organization has filed for an extension on its 501(c)(4). Mitchell's political views are similar to Bannon's and these groups often look for legal representatives who can relate to their causes.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Jared Kushner says economic plan is ‘precondition’ to Palestinian-Israeli peace

[Sun 07:42] "To be clear, economic growth and prosperity for the Palestine people are not possible without an enduring and fair political solution to the conflict, one that guarantees Israel's security, and respects the dignity of the Palestinian people," Kushner said in a live broadcast of his opening speech, armed with a headset microphone and Powerpoint slides. "However, today is not about the political issues, we'll get to those at the right time."  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

‘Now comes the reckoning’: Trump arrives at global gathering with most of his foreign policy gambits in the balance

[Sun 07:40] President Trump arrives in Japan on Thursday for a two-day gathering of global leaders with his biggest foreign policy initiatives in the balance and time running out to score a major breakthrough as he prepares to make the case for reelection. Though Trump has projected confidence, his tactics have set foreign capitals on edge, with fellow leaders uncertain in which direction the mercurial and impulsive president intends to head next. He pointed to the early days of the administration - during which Trump was surrounded by more seasoned, establishment figures in his Cabinet - as a period of relative constraint, followed in the past year by a more emboldened Trump who sought to shape global affairs more aggressively.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Wayfair workers to walk off job to protest furniture sales to migrant detention centers

[Sun 07:38] Employees of the Boston-based online furniture company Wayfair are set to walk out Wednesday in protest of the company's decision to continue supplying furniture to migrant detention centers. Organizing under the newly formed group, Wayfair Walkout, workers are demanding the e-commerce furniture giant cease all current and future business with contractors operating detention centers and establish an ethics code that "Empowers employees to act in accordance with Wayfair's core values." Workers at Wayfair planned the strike in response to the leadership's decision, and are demanding the company donate the $86,000 in profit they claim Wayfair made from the sale to RAICES, a nonprofit that provides legal services to immigrants and refugees.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Comic Con: Marvel reveals Blade, Shang Chi and female Thor

[Sun 07:36] Marvel has announced a bumper crop of 10 new superhero movies at Comic Con. Natalie Portman confirmed her return to a fourth Thor film - Thor: Love and Thunder - reprising her role as Jane Foster, but this time wielding the power of the Thor hammer. Portman's role is based on Jason Aaron's comic book series that sees Jane Foster become the mighty lady Thor when Thor Odison finds himself unworthy of picking up the hammer.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Oil will go 'bust' if recession hits

[Sun 07:34] India, which is widely seen as the most important source of oil demand growth in the medium- and long-term, has also disappointed. The International Energy Agency said that global oil demand only grew by 0.45 mb/d in the second quarter. "European demand is sluggish; growth in India vanished in April and May due to a slowdown in LPG deliveries and weakness in the aviation sector; and in the US demand for both gasoline and diesel in the first half of 2019 is lower year-on-year," the IEA wrote in its July Oil Market Report.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

'It would be best for everyone' - Bale on verge of Real Madrid exit, says Zidane

[Sun 07:32] Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is "Very close to leaving" the Spanish club, says boss Zinedine Zidane. Bale, who has three years left on his Real contract, has won the Champions League four times since his £85m move to Madrid from Tottenham in 2013 - a world record deal at the time. As well as four Champions Leagues, Bale has won one La Liga title, a Copa del Rey and three Uefa Super Cups and Club World Cups during his time at Real.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Cardiff St Mary Street murder probe after death

[Sun 07:30] A murder investigation has been launched after the death of a man in Cardiff city centre. Police were called to St Mary Street at about 04:50 BST on Sunday following reports of an assault. Officers are still in the area as well as the police helicopter with "Significant" enquiries continuing, South Wales Police said.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Ukraine's Zelensky aims to bolster power in parliamentary polls

[Sun 07:28] Volodymyr Zelensky became president in a landslide victory in April but says he has so far been unable to appoint the ministers he wants. Mr Zelensky has ruled out working with it should he need to form a coalition. The BBC's Ukraine correspondent, Jonah Fisher, says a strong showing for Mr Zelensky's party will give him the power to do pretty much as he wishes, if not he could have a long and frustrating five years in office.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchanges reveal Iran-UK confrontation

[Sun 07:26] Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif tweeted that the UK "Must cease being an accessory to #EconomicTerrorism of the US". He said it was Iran that guarantees the security of the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz. The latest developments come amid a deterioration in relations between Iran and the UK and US. Tensions between the US and Iran have risen sharply since April, when the US tightened sanctions it had reimposed on Iran after unilaterally withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal. In retaliation for this seizure Iran had threatened to seize a British oil tanker.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Ivacy VPN is on sale for just £1.80 a month

[Sun 07:22] TL;DR: Ivacy VPN is on sale for just £1.80 a month, saving you 77% on list price. We have tracked down the best VPN deal to help you cruise through the end of the weekend. You can now purchase a five-year Ivacy VPN plan for just £1.80 a month.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Indiana farmers use technology to boost yields and profits

[Sun 07:20] Indiana farmers use technology to boost yields and profits JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. At one point, tractors were seen as the future - a way for farmers to achieve so much more with less time and effort. Now, farmers are turning to more advanced technology, called precision agriculture, to increase yields and profits. As Erickson helps mold future farmers at Purdue, he's seeing firsthand how quickly the technology is changing farming.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Blockchain Technology: Get to Know What It Is and How It Works

[Sun 07:18] The stamping of time in the operation called transaction in blockchain slang allows blockchains to store information of which we are interested in making a temporary follow-up for some reason. As we explained above, blockchain is composed of a series of blocks each of which represent the set of confirmed transactions and contains the necessary information of the same To become a chain, between them is formed a code that links to the previous transaction block and another code that links to the next block. We must not forget the evolution and change in a sector as dynamic as this is, with addition every week of news, ideas, companies, solutions, innovations, all this conforms a truly revolutionary model that will not stop modifying technology such as cryptocurrencies or the blockchain in itself.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Bahrain's Investcorp unit buys Swiss technology company

[Sun 07:16] Investcorp Technology Partners, a leading European lower middle market technology investor, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Contentserv, a leading provider of Product Information Management software, for an undisclosed consideration. A unit of Bahrain-based global manager of alternative investments, Investcorp Technology Partners has established a market leading position of investing in lower mid-market technology companies with a specific focus on Software, Data / Analytics, Cyber Security and Fintech / Payments. Investcorp Technology Partners has raised over $1.5 billion in funding for lower middle market technology investments since 2001.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

“Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus” for hemorrhoids is popular all over the world

[Sun 07:14] Recently, A series of evaluating results are shared from the hemorrhoids sufferers worldwide: A Chinese magical medicine device, "Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus" has boarded the global hit lists for hemorrhoids. The great efforts from the spread out by public praise of clinical effects and the sharing of the beneficiaries lead "Xiaozhitang Steam Therapy Apparatus" popular all over the world quickly! And lots of media have pay attention to the magic effects of the product and scramble to report it. Chinese Fumigation and Steam Therapy is treated Chinese herb steam as physiotherapy, to steam the location of hemorrhoids directly with Embalm washing and hip bath, which is based on the principle of warming heating in traditional Chinese medicine, and to accelerate the impregnating of the effected herb steam in the location of disease, so as to to stimulate the circulation of blood, to relax the muscle and joint, and to recover the wound tissue.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

No blanket crypto trading ban yet in India

[Sun 07:10] New Delhi: Despite banking restrictions put in place by the Reserve Bank of India, the country has not put any blanket ban on trading in cryptocurrencies yet, the government has clarified. Responding to questions in the Rajya Sabha on whether the government has prohibited cryptocurrency in the country, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur this week said the answer was no. "Presently, there is no separate law for dealing with issues relating to cryptocurrencies. Hence, all concerned departments and law enforcement agencies, such as RBI, Enforcement Directorate and Income Tax authorities, etc. take action as per the relevant existing laws," the Minister said.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

U.S. Adviser Bolton Travels to Japan, South Korea Amid Trade Dispute

[Sun 07:06] Lingering tensions, particularly over the issue of compensation for South Koreans forced to work for Japanese occupiers during World War Two, worsened this month when Japan restricted exports of high-tech materials to South Korea. A spokeswoman for Moon confirmed Moon had asked Trump for help at their summit in Seoul on June 30.Bolton will visit South Korea from July 23 to July 24, South Korea's presidential office spokeswoman Ko Min-jung said on Sunday. Japanese media has said the issue could be on the agenda when Bolton visits Japan, where any military commitment abroad would risk inflaming a divide in public opinion in a country whose armed forces have not fought overseas since World War Two.A South Korean official said last week Washington had yet to make any official request to Seoul on the issue.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

SEC eager to educate, inform fans about football officiating decisions

[Sun 07:04] SEC eager to educate, inform fans about football officiating decisions - Orlando Sentinel. Ask the average college football fan on the street what's the most frustrating part of college football and officiating likely will come up at some point. SEC commissioner Greg Sankey said the league began focusing on educating fans about the league's officiating process about a year ago.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Advanced Russian warship armed with cruise missiles docks in Havana's harbor

[Sun 07:00] One of the Russian Navy's most advanced warships has docked at a port in Havana's harbor. Armed with cruise missiles, air deference systems and other weapons, the Admiral Gorshkov - which pulled into Cuba's capital Monday - is the first ship in a new class of frigates intended to replace aging Soviet-era destroyers to project power far away from Russian shores. An air base and a naval facility in Syria are currently Russia's only military outposts outside the former Soviet Union but Russian military officials have talked repeatedly about plans to negotiate deals for Russian warships and aircraft to use foreign ports and air bases.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Acting Trump administration border chief resigns amid furor over treatment of migrant children

[Sun 06:58] Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders will resign, a CBP official said, as the Trump administration faces backlash over treatment of migrant children. He steps down amid furor over conditions at a border patrol facility in Texas. His departure is effective July 5, the official said.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Trump's Acting Head Of Customs And Border Protection Resigns Amid Backlash

[Sun 06:56] President Trump's Acting Head of Customs and Border Protection John Sanders resigned Tuesday amid criticism over the agency's treatment of migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border. The resignation comes as news agencies and human rights groups reported that the remote Clint border patrol station near the U.S.-Mexico border held 300 migrant children in poor conditions. This past week, Trump claimed he would instruct the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency to round up 2000 undocumented immigrants across the country.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

With sanctions on Iran’s supreme leader, Trump targets both a religious authority and an economic empire

[Sun 06:54] Iran's Islamic system is based on a contested Shiite doctrine known as wilayat al-faqih, or "Guardianship of the jurist." Iran's supreme leader acts as head of state of Iran and commander in chief of Iran's armed forces and is supposed to be the highest religious authority for Shiite Muslims around the world. Other nations' leaders have been targeted in the past, including North Korea's Kim Jong Un and Syria's Bashar al-Assad. Nephew, who was lead sanctions expert for the Obama administration's Iran negotiating team, said that the decision not to sanction Khamenei during the previous administration was not influenced by his religious position. While he is a political and religious leader, Khamenei is also a mighty economic force in Iran.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Photo of drowned migrant father-daughter at border sparks viral outrage

[Sun 06:52] A photo captured earlier this week that shows a drowned migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter lying face down in the Rio Grande has sparked backlash across social media. ADVERTISEMENT. The news agency reported that Ramírez had tried to swim across the river with his young daughter and wife, Tania Vanessa Ávalos, after his family after was unable to request asylum in the United States. Ávalos reportedly told police that her husband was able to make it safely across the river with his daughter initially.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

A searing photo showing a drowned migrant father and his 23-month-old daughter highlights the perils of the migration crisis at the border

[Sun 06:50] MEXICO CITY - The man and his 23-month-old daughter lay face down in shallow water along the bank of the Rio Grande, his black shirt hiked up to his chest with the girl's head tucked inside. The searing photograph of the sad discovery on Monday, captured by journalist Julia Le Duc and published by Mexican newspaper La Jornada, highlights the perils of the latest migration crisis involving mostly Central Americans fleeing violence and poverty and hoping for asylum in the United States. The United States has also been expanding its program under which asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their claims are processed in US courts, a wait that could last many months or even years.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Potentially historic early-summer heat wave to roast Europe

[Sun 06:46] An intense heat wave is set to bake Europe in the coming days, and it could be historic, potentially shattering records across a large portion of the continent. Early summer heat waves can be especially lethal, as people have not yet had time to acclimatize to the higher temperatures. "So far this summer it's often been cool and it's often been raining," notes the BBC.This early heat wave is the latest in a number of historic episodes of heat in recent years.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Milan-Cortina triumph highlights Italy's north-south divide

[Sun 06:44] LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Italy's winning bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics highlighted the growing gap between the north and the south of the country. It is the third time an Olympic Games will be held in the north of Italy after Turin hosted in 2006 and Cortina staged in 1956 and comes shortly after two Rome bids for the Summer Games had to be scrapped. "The mayor of Milan and the mayor of Cortina gave me faith and the mayor of Rome did not give me faith. This is the true."  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Iran says 'idiotic' new US sanctions shut doors of diplomacy

[Sun 06:42] TEHRAN, Iran - Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials, with the Foreign Ministry saying the measures spell "Permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington. "The fruitless sanctions on Iran's leadership and the chief of Iranian diplomacy mean the permanent closure of the road of diplomacy with the frustrated U.S. administration," Mousavi said. The sanctions were announced as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was holding talks in the Middle East with officials in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia about building a broad, global coalition that includes Asian and European countries to counter Iran.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Egyptian officials say 6 policemen slain in northern Sinai

[Sun 06:38] EL-ARISH, Egypt - Militants attacked three police checkpoints in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula late Tuesday, killing at least six policemen and wounding eight other officers, security officials said. The officials agreed to provide the details only if not quoted by name because they were not authorized to brief the media. Egypt's government has been battling Islamist militants centered in northern Sinai.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

No Drips, No Drops: A City Of 10 Million Is Running Out Of Water

[Sun 06:34] In India's sixth-largest city, lines for water snake around city blocks, restaurants are turning away customers and a man was killed in a brawl over water. Dozens of women carrying colorful plastic water pots with slogans written on them gathered in Chennai this week to criticize the government for its handling of the water crisis. Anticipating inadequate rainfall and planning for acute water shortages are further complicated by climate change.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Pac-Man is back! Manny Pacquiao dethrones Keith Thurman to win world title number NINE

[Sun 06:32] Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao rolled back the years to hand WBA welterweight champion Keith Thurman his first career loss and claim the ninth world title of his stellar career. Pacquiao claimed a split-decision win on the scorecards judge Glenn Feldman scoring the fight 114-113 for Thurman. The win puts Pacquiao back at the very top table in boxing, and sets up a potential unification bout with WBO champion Terence Crawford, while also potentially putting him in line to face the winner of the unification battle between the division's other world champions, IBF king Errol Spence and WBC champ Shawn Porter.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Stormont's Department for the Economy 'needs extra £23.6m'

[Sun 06:30] Stormont's Department for the Economy has said it is facing a challenging financial position and needs an extra £23.6m. The details are contained in the department's draft business plan for 2019/20. Stormont departments bid for extra funds in reallocation exercises known as monitoring rounds. The department said if does not get the extra money it will "Result in further financial pressures."  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Hong Kong police seize explosives at storehouse used by pro-independence group

[Sun 06:28] One person was arrested after Hong Kong police discovered a stash of explosives and weapons, stored along with banners and clothes bearing an emblem of the Hong Kong National Front party, in a raid on Friday night. A total of two kilograms of TATP was discovered by the police, in addition to 10 incendiary devices, acidic substances and sharp tools, that could be used as weapons, The Hong Kong Free Press reported. Police described the explosives as "Extremely sensitive and extremely powerful" with a potential to inflict "Exceptional amounts of damage when used" and the cache itself as the "Largest seizure" in Hong Kong history.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Pacquiao outpoints Thurman to become world welterweight champion at 40

[Sun 06:26] Manny Pacquiao has become the WBA Super champion at the age of 40 - outpointing previously undefeated welterweight Keith Thurman in a split decision in Las Vegas. Pacquiao - a world champion at eight weights - was fighting for the 71st time in a stellar career that has seen seven defeats, but with four of those losses coming in his past 11 fights before the meeting with Thurman. He recovered in the middle of the fight, but Pacquiao stormed back to take the last few rounds.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Daniel James: 'My late father is still driving me on,' says Man Utd winger

[Sun 06:22] Manchester United's Daniel James feels the pain of his father's death every day but says: "I know he is looking down on me now, still driving me on." James's father Kevan died in May, aged 60, three weeks before the 21-year-old Wales winger joined United for £15m. "Every day, I miss him," said James. James largely impressed during United's 1-0 pre-season win over Inter Milan in Singapore on Saturday.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>

Bahrain's Investcorp unit buys Swiss technology company

[Sun 06:20] Investcorp Technology Partners, a leading European lower middle market technology investor, has announced the acquisition of a majority stake in Contentserv, a leading provider of Product Information Management software, for an undisclosed consideration. A unit of Bahrain-based global manager of alternative investments, Investcorp Technology Partners has established a market leading position of investing in lower mid-market technology companies with a specific focus on Software, Data / Analytics, Cyber Security and Fintech / Payments. Investcorp Technology Partners has raised over $1.5 billion in funding for lower middle market technology investments since 2001.  Top ^   More >   Google the news >>


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