International News

American woman killed in Mexico after U.S. issues travel warnings

on July 19, 2018, 7:06 AM / in International News, National News

Police in Mexico are investigating the murder of an American tourist hit by a stray bullet in Mexico City. Tatiana Mirutenko of San Francisco was leaving a restaurant with her husband and two friends Saturday morning when she was shot. Police say two men on a motorcycle were aiming for a bar bouncer who was at the same restaurant. The […]

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EU hits Google with record $5 billion antitrust fine

EU hits Google with record $5 billion antitrust fine

on July 18, 2018, 7:40 AM / in International News

European Union regulators on Wednesday hit Google with a record €4.3 billion ($5 billion) fine for antitrust violations. The European Commission said Google abused its Android market dominance by inserting its own search engine and Chrome apps into the widely used operating system for smartphones and tablets. The regulators also said Google did other things to block competition, such as […]

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Obama takes veiled swipe at Trump in speech

Obama takes veiled swipe at Trump in speech

on July 18, 2018, 7:31 AM / in International News

Former President Barack Obama on Tuesday made his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to preserve causes the late South African leader Nelson Mandela fought for — “democracy, diversity, and quality education”, (theft of property), “for all” (meaning socialism). (Editor added) Obama spoke in Johannesburg as South Africans marked the 100th anniversary of Mandela’s birth with […]

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UK military drone operators could be ‘liable for murder prosecution,’ report suggests

UK military drone operators could be ‘liable for murder prosecution,’ report suggests

on July 18, 2018, 6:29 AM / in International News

RT.com UK military personnel engaging in US-led drone operations in Syria and Iraq are at risk of being “liable to prosecution for murder” due to the government not setting a “clear policy and sound legal basis,” a report warns. There is a growing concern that the UK was complicit in civilian deaths by supporting a US-led drone program that was […]

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PUTIN SEES ‘SPACE FOR COOPERATION’ ON SOARING GAS PRICES’

on July 17, 2018, 6:45 AM / in International News, National News

Discussions in regards to trade is one thing… price fixing another. Russian President Vladimir Putin said there’s “a space for cooperation” between the U.S. and Russia when it comes to lowering gas prices. Speaking at a joint press conference with President Trump on Monday in Helsinki, Putin tamped down accusations that Russia has been arbitrarily raising gas prices and said […]

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Man arrested in Scotland for paragliding over Trump golf course

Man arrested in Scotland for paragliding over Trump golf course

on July 16, 2018, 7:44 AM / in International News

Scottish police said Sunday that they had arrested a 55-year-old man in connection with a Greenpeace protest in which a paraglider breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner near the golf resort where President Trump was staying. The banner read, “Trump: Well Below Par.” The Friday night stunt reportedly was meant as a protest of Trump’s environmental policies. […]

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China files WTO complaint over latest Trump tariff plan

China files WTO complaint over latest Trump tariff plan

on July 16, 2018, 7:42 AM / in International News, National News

China announced Monday that it had filed a World Trade Organization challenge to President Trump’s proposal to raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The move came less than a week after Trump announced the plan, unusually fast for such a trade challenge. The tariffs have to go through a review process, so they won’t take effect until […]

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Elon Musk launches baseless Twitter attack on Thai cave rescue diver

Elon Musk launches baseless Twitter attack on Thai cave rescue diver

on July 16, 2018, 7:21 AM / in International News

By Joel Adams  |   The Telegraph Elon Musk came under fire on Sunday after launching an extraordinary and baseless attack on a British diver who masterminded the successful rescue of 12 young Thai footballers, falsely calling him a “pedo” on social media. Mr Musk’s shocking attack on expert cave explorer Vernon Unsworth included claims that he had never seen Mr Unsworth at the […]

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World’s oldest Methodist chapel to host homosexual ‘celebration’

World’s oldest Methodist chapel to host homosexual ‘celebration’

on July 14, 2018, 7:58 AM / in International News

Disappointment supreme…….. The oldest Methodist chapel in the world is about to be the site of an LGBT “celebration,” in direct contradiction of Scripture and the chapel’s own founder. On Saturday, the pro-homosexual group Christians At Bristol Pride will hold a “Service of Celebration” at The New Room in John Wesley’s chapel in London, Christian Concern reports. The chapel was built in […]

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Kissinger’s edict on Crimea

Kissinger’s edict on Crimea

on July 14, 2018, 6:28 AM / in International News, Opinion

AUTHOR: AYLA BAKKALLI  |  NEW EASTERN EUROPE Approximately three weeks ago Henry A. Kissinger (former United States Secretary of State to presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford), made a shocking pronouncement that then President-Elect Donald J. Trump should accept Crimea as part of the Russian Federation. If we are to understand the assertion correctly, this would mean that the US […]

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Two Countries Refuse To Take Back Deportees – Trump Makes Them Immediately Regret It

on July 12, 2018, 4:30 PM / in International News, National News, Opinion

It is my belief that not only should this take place for those nations who refuse to take back their citizens who have ILLEGALLY entered or overstayed in America but that ALL FOREIGN AID they get from US taxpayers be eliminated.  It is time for our TAX DOLLARS to be used for LEGAL AMERICANS and not for those nations or […]

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U.K. agency hits Facebook with fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

on July 11, 2018, 7:18 AM / in International News

The British Information Commissioner’s Office has imposed its maximum fine against Facebook for letting political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, which worked on President Trump’s campaign, mine data on millions of people without their consent. The fine of 500,000 pounds (roughly $660,000) is a pittance to a giant company like Facebook, which hauls in billions of dollars in revenue every year, […]

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Trump administration announces tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods

on July 11, 2018, 7:15 AM / in International News

The Trump administration said Tuesday that it would impose 10 percent tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese imports unless Beijing changes its trade practices, dramatically escalating President Trump’s trade war with China. The levies, which won’t take effect until a two-month review period is complete, will cover products from food items to tobacco, coal, and electronics. “For […]

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Trump jabs allies at start of NATO summit

on July 11, 2018, 7:14 AM / in International News

President Trump continued to criticize European allies at the start of a NATO summit in Brussels on Wednesday, telling the alliance’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, that U.S. allies were “delinquent” for paying too little on their own defense. He also called Germany “captive to Russia because it’s getting so much of its energy from Russia.” Donald Tusk, president of the […]

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China frees widow of Nobel winning dissident Liu Xiaobo

on July 10, 2018, 10:05 AM / in International News

China let Liu Xia, the widow of Chinese Nobel Peace Prize winning dissident Liu Xiaobo, leave the country for Berlin on Tuesday. She had been under house arrest although she was never charged with a crime. She was freed days ahead of the one-year anniversary of her husband’s death in prison on a sentence for inciting subversion. Human rights groups […]

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Report: Last Team Members and Coach Rescued from Thailand Cave

Report: Last Team Members and Coach Rescued from Thailand Cave

on July 10, 2018, 9:24 AM / in International News

(Jul. 10, 2018) — At approximately 7:54 AM EDT on Tuesday, Fox News reported that the last members of a boys’ soccer team in northern Thailand were rescued, along with their 25-year-old coach, from the cave in which they were captive since late last month. The 12-member “Wild Boars” soccer team and coach had gone exploring after practice on June […]

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Thailand cave rescue resumes with 5th boy rescued

Thailand cave rescue resumes with 5th boy rescued

on July 9, 2018, 7:45 AM / in International News

by Duncan Forgan  |   NBC News CHIANG RAI, Thailand — A fifth member of the youth soccer team trapped for more than two weeks in a flooded cave in Thailand was freed Monday. Rescue workers carried a stretcher from the mouth of the cave to a waiting ambulance, which then sped away with flashing lights. A Thai navy official later confirmed […]

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Dawn Sturgess, British Woman Poisoned by Novichok, Dies

Dawn Sturgess, British Woman Poisoned by Novichok, Dies

on July 9, 2018, 7:36 AM / in International News

By Ellen Barry  |   New York Times LONDON — A 44-year-old British woman who was exposed to a nerve agent died on Sunday, bringing new urgency to a four-month-old diplomatic standoff in which Britain has accused Russia of sending the poison to a small city in southern England in a botched attempt to kill a former spy. The British authorities have now opened […]

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4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 remain inside

4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 remain inside

on July 9, 2018, 5:34 AM / in International News

by Associated Press MAE SAI, Thailand — Expert divers Sunday rescued four of 12 boys from a flooded cave in northern Thailand where they were trapped with their soccer coach for more than two weeks, as a dangerous and complicated plan unfolded amid heavy rain and the threat of rising water underground. Eight of the boys and the coach remained […]

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Mission to rescue boys trapped in Thailand cave has begun

Mission to rescue boys trapped in Thailand cave has begun

on July 8, 2018, 6:40 AM / in International News

Divers entered the cave on Sunday. Twelve boys and their soccer coach have been stranded in the cave for two weeks. by Duncan Forgan  |  NBC News CHIANG RAI, Thailand — A team of divers on Sunday began a rescue operation to try and save 12 boys and their soccer coach from the Thailand cave where they have been trapped for […]

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