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Finally, England and Croatia have chance to banish semi blues

Some stores will close early to enable employees to watch the match, which starts at 1800 GMT, with various concerts, plays and cinema shows cancelled. They would include those who managed to keep calm and back England at [25.0] after Jordan Hender...

New tariffs readied for Chinese goods

The list is subject to a two-month public comment period before taking effect. In a statement , U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that the new 10-percent tariffs were in response to what he called China's "retaliation and fail...

Officer investigated for failing to help woman being harassed about citizenship

Eventually the first officer on the scene takes notes of Irizarry's account of the incident and says that he was at the scene due to the separate incident, noting that she was not being attacked though acknowledging she felt threatened. "He approache...

Trump issues blistering attacks on Germany at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation breakfast

CBS News correspondent Weijia Jiang joined CBSN with more on the president's criticism and German Chancellor Angela Merkel's response. Trump, who later arrived at NATO's new billion-dollar headquarters in his presidential limousine, appeared ...

My Responsibility In Selecting A Supreme Court Justice

The official spoke on condition of anonymity to describe internal discussions. Since 2006, Kavanaugh has served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, often called the nation's second most powerful court.

Rescue operation suspended after 8th boy freed from Thai cave

Bursts of heavy rain soaked the Tham Luang Cave area in Thailand's northern Chiang Rai province overnight, increasing the risks in what has been called a "war with water and time" to save the boys . The thirteen were trapped by floodwater afte...

Plane Crashes in Pretoria, South Africa

He said: "We suspect that the plane was on its way to the Wonderboom airport". Images from the site showed the plane broken into several pieces. Emer-G-Med Chief Operating Officer Jurgen Kotze said the four critically injured patients were stil...

Theresa May urges Tory backbenchers to keep Jeremy Corbyn out of power

David Cameron promised to hold a referendum on the U.K.'s future membership of the European Union should he be re-elected in 2015. The EU is reassured that he's staying in his post - for now. Is this the end to the cabinet resignations? He insiste...

A.M. UPDATE: Trump pardons Dwight and Steven Hammond

The father-son duo are cattle ranchers and were convicted in 2012 of committing arson on federal lands in Oregon. Jennifer Rokala, executive director of the environmental group Center for Western Priorities, argued in a statement that by pard...

Trump to open trip by meeting with nervous North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders

Speaking about his European trip, Trump said his sitdown with Putin might be "easiest" of all the meetings. But if we split with our friends and our allies, then we'll not be able to confront the real problem here, and that is China in terms of trade...

Thai cave rescue under way to free boys trapped underground

They were found a week later by a pair of British volunteer divers who were part of a rescue mission that has drawn divers and experts from around the world - including US military personnel from Japan, bird's nest collectors who hunted for shafts in...

WhatsApp now flags ‘forwarded’ messages to combat fake news

It's a small shift for the messaging platform, but potentially one that could make a big difference in the way people transmit information, especially dubious viral content, over the app. WhatsApp, late on Tuesday, announced the launch of a new fea...

UK's May names new foreign secretary

The letter by which Boris Johnson resigned as Foreign Secretary was pored over and dissected by political analysts and journalists, but for cycling campaigners there was one passage that jumped it, with the former Mayor of London claiming that Euro...

Trump Nominates Kavanaugh to Supreme Court

A Boston Globe analysis of over 500 roll-call votes made by Collins shows she has favored those candidates for judicial positions - including district court, circuit court of appeals, and the Supreme Court, among other appointments - nearly 99 perce...

YouTube to invest $25 million to boost ‘trusted’ news sources

YouTube is pouring $25 million into journalism on its platform in a push to support trustworthy news organizations and help them produce online videos . For YouTube's TV client, more users in the U.S. will start to see local news surfacing on thei...

Man jumps from moving vehicle after witnessing crash that killed 5

Only the mother, 53-year-old Mary Rose, survived the crash. "They're all gone, gone". "For unknown reasons, the F-350 failed to remain in the southbound lanes of travel and exited the roadway, crossing over the grassy median and into the northbound...

91-Year-old man beaten with brick, told 'go back to Mexico'

Rodriguez was released from the hospital Thursday. "Go back to your country, why are you here, bad things", a resident who witnessed the incident told a local CBS affiliate. They believe Rodriguez was attacked from behind. Rodriguez reportedl...

European Council president warns Trump about lack of USA allies

The EU president said he hoped Trump would remember Europe's strong relationship with the United States as he meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki in the coming days. When asked about the president's tweets , Hutchison said ...

Casey to oppose Trump's Supreme Court pick

The 53-year-old was born in MA, but started his career in Pittsburgh. Trump announced his choice with a prime-time address from the White House East Room. The minority party - unable to block the nominee unless they lure some Republican senators ...

Trump Administration Will Not Meet Deadline for Reuniting Young Children

Looking for news you can trust? A USA judge on Monday gave the government more time to reunite migrant children aged five or younger with their parents separated as a outcome of a "zero tolerance" policy , U.S. A longtime court settlement says chi...

Thailand Cave Rescue: 8th Boy Emerges on Second Day of Dangerous Mission

Musk said: "Continue to be amazed by the bravery, resilience and tenacity of kids and diving team in Thailand ". Drilling a hole into the mountainside to lift them to safety - as 33 Chileans were rescued from a collapsed mine in 2010 - was dismiss...

Sides gird for battle as Trump readies to make Supreme Court pick

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Kentucky, who once held a court seat open for almost a year before the 2016 election to keep former President Barack Obama from filling it, lambasted Democrats for announcing their opposition before Trump...

World Cup has broken stereotypes about Russia Vladimir Putin

I told him we're disappointed. "Our prime minister (Dmitry Medvedev) was in our changing room". " He said that what we showed on the field was great ". Russian opposition politician Aleksei Navalny, who has served several jail sentences for org...

United States threatens nations over world breastfeeding resolution, shocking health officials

The resolution said countries should limit the misleading marketing of breast milk substitutes, as a mother's breast milk has been shown to be the healthiest for children in decades of research. During the discussions, USA delegates even threatened...

North Korea: Mike Pompeo rejects 'gangster-like' accusation

As they began their talks on Saturday, Kim Yong Chol alluded to the fact that Pompeo and his delegation had stayed overnight in Pyongyang . "Of course, it is important. However, many lawmakers on both sides of the aisle defended the drills as a ...

Trump closes in on Supreme Court pick; 3 judges top list

Trump is not naming names, but says he'll decide by the weekend and announce his pick Monday night. Pence met with Kethledge and Coney Barrett while in IN earlier this week, then sat down with Kavanaugh in Washington on Wednesday. Wade could b...

Trump Lawyers Nearing Decision He Won't Sit for Russia Probe Interview

In particular, the same sources say Giuliani is wading into risky territory when he asks Cohen to "tell the truth" about the Trump Tower meeting with Donald Trump Jr. Cohen told Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview last week that his "first loy...

Teen Arrested in Iran Over Instagram Dancing Videos

Maedeh Hojabri was arrested by Iranian police after she posted a video of herself dancing. On Friday, according to the Associated Press , State TV in Iran broadcast a video in which Hojabri acknowledged breaking moral norms while insisting t...

Harry Maguire: the remarkable rise of Englands unlikely new hero

From that first England camp where he admitted his mother was less than impressed to see him with a binbag - she sent her son a text afterwards, 'What's with the bags?' - to scoring in a World Cup quarter-final, one thing has not changed: England's...

Nirbhaya's rapists will be hanged, SC rejects convicts' plea

Three of the rest of the four convicts appealed to the Supreme Court to change its own death sentence into life imprisonment. "A review of a judgement is a serious step and reluctant resort to... Jyoti Singh's parents welcomed the ruling on Monday,...

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Turkey’s Erdogan stands by opposition to high interest rates

The central bank has over the last weeks defied calls from markets for rate hikes to combat these problems, raising fears of interference from Mr Erdogan, who has repeatedly called...

One year after Charlottesville rally, Trump says he condemns all racism

The declarations enable law enforcement to access state resources, including the National Guard, if unrest breaks out at events in and around Charlottesville and outside Washing...

Taliban storms Afghanistan’s Ghazni, seizes control of parts of city

Forces Afghanistan tweet said. Inside Ghazni city, residents were staying indoors making independent verification of the different claims impossible. Martin O'Donnell, spokes...

Turkey Fallout May Also Hit Indian Markets

Trump said Friday on Twitter that he authorized a new 20 percent tariff on aluminum and 50 percent tariff on steel from Turkey. "Their currency, the Turkish lira, sl...

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

Scientists hope to shed light on the workings of our closest star - including the dynamics of the solar wind of electrically charged particles, and the reason why the sun's outer...

Judge halts deportation, threatens AG with contempt

The Trump administration's immigration policies are drawing more fire with this week's lawsuit filed by the ACLU, challenging a move by Attorney General Sessions to deny as...

Campers flee from raging French floods

About 750 people in all were evacuated in Gard, mainly from campsites, a top district official, Thierry Dousset, told France's BFM-TV news channel. "We just have what we're wea...

Trump condemns racism, year after Charlottesville

White nationalists exchange volleys of pepper spray with counterprotesters as they enter Lee Park during the Unite the Right rally on August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va. "...

Colbert: Trump's proposed Space Force inspired by Buzz Lightyear

Pence cited new threats the USA faces in space, particularly from Russian Federation and China . Officials plan to create a Space Operations Force - an "elite group of war...

Argentine Senate debates measure to legalize abortion

Senators voted by 38 to 31 to reject the bill that would have liberalised the law. The bill was passed by Congress's lower house in June by the narrowest of margins. "Today...

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Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Zimbabwe opposition lodges appeal against election result

Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evidence including alleged statistical misrepresentations by the elections administration body, ZEC and other factors that included an ...

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

Rep. Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign After Indictment

At one point, you could hear Congresswoman McMorris Rodgers chiming in. If President Donald Trump is going to fire special counsel Robert Mueller that also has to happen afte...

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

Maryland, DC Prepare For Unite The Right Rally

That's what happened previous year at the original "Unite the Right" rally and at a July 2017 Ku Klux Klan gathering in Charlottesville, where Klansmen were outnumbered 20-to-1. T...

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

Evacuations still in place as fire grows overnight

That's an assessment climate scientists and fire ecologists agree with, as NPR's Kirk Siegler reports : "People should not take solace that this is the worst it's going to get". '...

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Trump imposes higher tariffs on Turkey, sending lira crashing

Hesse said that European banks could suffer losses if they loaned money in Turkey or owned Turkish banks but that the possible losses were not large enough to trigger a eurozone ba...

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

New quake rocks Indonesia, toll in previous one reaches 259

Rescue workers look for survivors of Sunday's natural disaster on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Thousands of tourists visiting Lombok - as well as the nearby Gili Islands and...

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Man steals aircraft from Seattle airport, fighter jet scrambled

Flights out of Sea-Tac, the largest commercial airport in the Pacific Northwest, were temporarily grounded during the drama. Horizon Air is part of Alaska Air Group and flies sho...

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Bill Schuette and Gretchen Whitmer Win Michigan Gubernatorial Primary Races

Whitmer, a former legislative leader, defeated chemical-testing businessman Shri Thanedar and ex-Detroit health director Abdul El-Sayed in Tuesday's primary. Gretchen Driskell for ...

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Death toll touches 29, red alert in 8 districts

Some visuals from flood-affected areas of the coastal state. The South-West monsoon has been vigorous over Kerala , resulting in heavy rains in various parts of the state for ...