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DPP urges China to free Liu Xiaobo

In their statement, the German and American medical specialists who spoke with Lui on Saturday said "the University of Heidelberg and MD Anderson have each agreed to accept Mr. In a sign of the seriousness of Liu's decline, his younger and older brot... More..

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by | Monday, July 10, 2017

Onus on Russian Federation to end Ukraine war, says U.S. secretary of state

Moscow has repeatedly said the Ukraine crisis is an internal conflict and that Kiev is not fulfilling its part of the Minsk agreements and refusing to negotiate with its own people in Donbass. The US and the ...More..

1 dead, 8 injured at gender reveal party in Ohio
by | Monday, July 10, 2017

1 dead, 8 injured at gender reveal party in Ohio

A witness to the shooting called 911 and said she was sitting outside the house in her auto when she saw two men in hoods enter the home, open fire and run off, according to a recording of the call released e...More..

Trump says Polish people are the soul of Europe
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Trump says Polish people are the soul of Europe

Poland is one of the few North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries to have honored an agreement to contribute at least 2 percent of their gross domestic product to their own defense, an issue that Trump has...More..

Wimbledon 2017: Top seed Angelique Kerber battles back to beat Shelby Rogers
by | Sunday, July 09, 2017

Wimbledon 2017: Top seed Angelique Kerber battles back to beat Shelby Rogers

And Kerber's prospects appeared bleak when a wild backhand gave her opponent a deserved early lead in set two. However, the 29-year-old showed her pedigree to hold and win the next two games, bringing the set...More..

'Everyone' in Germany Talking About 'Disgraceful' Podesta, DNC Server
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

'Everyone' in Germany Talking About 'Disgraceful' Podesta, DNC Server

Trump set the tone for the Putin meeting on Thursday, using a speech in Warsaw, a joint news conference with his Polish counterpart, and comments with leaders from the dozen countries around the Baltic, Black,...More..

Russian Federation says no final deal on Syria safe zones
by | Saturday, July 08, 2017

Russian Federation says no final deal on Syria safe zones

Jordan and Israel are also part of the deal, the Associated Press reports , quoting an unnamed us official. Russia , Turkey and Iran have signed a deal - endorsed by the UN Security Council - to esta...More..

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar bans its citizens, residents from leaving the country
by | Friday, July 07, 2017

Gulf diplomatic crisis: Qatar bans its citizens, residents from leaving the country

The Arab countries have demanded Qatar curtail its support for the Muslim Brotherhood, shut down the pan-Arab al Jazeera TV channel, close down a Turkish base and downgrade its ties with regional arch-riva...More..

HTC reportedly working on a new mid-range smartphone featuring Edge Sense
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

HTC reportedly working on a new mid-range smartphone featuring Edge Sense

Looking at the specs, the Ocean Life is most likely to be targeted at the mid-range sector of the market. Interestingly enough, HTC also appears to have plans to extend the reach of its "Edge Sense" featur...More..

Arkansas Nightclub Shooting Leaves 28 People Injured
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

Arkansas Nightclub Shooting Leaves 28 People Injured

His family told a Fox 16 reporter he might never walk again, In total, 28 people were injured, including three hurt in the chaotic escape. Rada Bunch was outside the club early Saturday. Raida Bunche waited...More..

G20 leaders seek common ground in Hamburg
by | Thursday, July 06, 2017

G20 leaders seek common ground in Hamburg

When asked by German weekly Die Zeit if she would stand by those words today, Merkel answered in the affirmative, specifically mentioning the US. We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pa...More..

Authorities Arrest Several Anti-G20 Protesters Ahead of Summit
by | Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Authorities Arrest Several Anti-G20 Protesters Ahead of Summit

Chinese state media said Xi told also Trump "negative factors" have affected U.S. She also said the USA exit from the 2015 Paris climate pact had made Europe "more determined than ever" to make the accord a s...More..

by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Trump's CNN-Wrestling Tweet was a 'Juvenile Tweet'

PEN America, a New York-based writers' group that promotes free speech, said it was "sadly accustomed to Donald Trump's vicious, ill-informed and sometimes lewd attacks on journalists and the media" but cal...More..

Vehicle crashed into group of pedestrians in Boston
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Vehicle crashed into group of pedestrians in Boston

The driver had no known history of violations and is cooperating with police, McGinn said. The vehicle hit the victims on Porter Street at Tomahawk Drive, near the airport's taxi pools. Massachusetts State Po...More..

Theatres Cancel Screenings in Tamil Nadu Against 30% Local Tax
by | Tuesday, July 04, 2017

Theatres Cancel Screenings in Tamil Nadu Against 30% Local Tax

Industry heavyweights met with the state's chief minister late Monday, but discussions reached an impasse, and theaters announced they would keep their doors closed until the next meeting with Tamil Nadu's go...More..

Fred: A continuation of showers, thunderstorms, along with strong storms
by | Sunday, July 02, 2017

Fred: A continuation of showers, thunderstorms, along with strong storms

Any shower or thunderstorm will fizzle out this evening; otherwise, partly cloudy and warm tonight with temperatures only dropping into the lower 70s overnight. Temperatures will turn hot and humid with highs...More..

Small plane crashes on 405 Freeway near John Wayne Airport; 2 injured
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Small plane crashes on 405 Freeway near John Wayne Airport; 2 injured

Larry Kurtz said the plane had crashed and two people are being hospitalized with traumatic injuries. A small plane was trying to return to a Southern California airport after declaring an emergency when it c...More..

Trump says he is sending federal help to fight Chicago crime
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

Trump says he is sending federal help to fight Chicago crime

A spokesperson for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was not impressed with the task force, telling the New York Times , "If the president was as interested in taking action on public safety as he is in tweeting ...More..

ICE Chief Might've Contradicted Trump On Immigrant Crime
by | Saturday, July 01, 2017

ICE Chief Might've Contradicted Trump On Immigrant Crime

Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), would also allow victims of crimes committed by illegal immigrants the ability to sue sanctuary cities if they "released the alien from custody prior to the commission of such crime as a ...More..

Venus Williams blamed in fatal Palm Beach Gardens crash
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Venus Williams blamed in fatal Palm Beach Gardens crash

Jerome Barson was taken to a hospital and died two weeks later. The New York Post reports that the auto, driven by the wife of the victim, then T-boned Williams' SUV. Attempts to reach Williams, 37, for a ...More..

US Special Operators Dispatched To Syria-Turkey Border To Prevent Possible Invasion
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

US Special Operators Dispatched To Syria-Turkey Border To Prevent Possible Invasion

As the fight in Raqqa rages on, it's becoming increasingly clear that not all of the major players in the Syrian Civil War, which erupted from a peaceful protest movement in 2011, see the defeat of ISIS as thei...More..

by | Friday, June 30, 2017

Arab countries list 13 demands for ending the dispute with Qatar

Tillerson this week hosted a top Qatari government official and held a separate meeting with the Kuwaiti foreign minister , who is also visiting the USA capital. That prompted Platts to stipulate that during i...More..

USA blacklists small Chinese bank over North Korea dealings, announces new sanctions
by | Friday, June 30, 2017

USA blacklists small Chinese bank over North Korea dealings, announces new sanctions

The sanctions ban American individuals and companies from doing business with those identified in Thursday's announcement. Anxieties about North Korea's nuclear capabilities have escalated amid recent missile ...More..

Facing competing Brexit demands, PM May nears deal with Northern Irish 'kingmakers'
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Facing competing Brexit demands, PM May nears deal with Northern Irish 'kingmakers'

In a meeting with the Northern Irish party's leader, Arlene Foster , May will thrash out the terms of a deal that will allow her to get legislation through Parliament. The DUP leader is nearly certain to ask f...More..

Grenfell response: Number of tower blocks failing fire tests rises to 60
by | Thursday, June 29, 2017

Grenfell response: Number of tower blocks failing fire tests rises to 60

Of the 14 areas so far named as having buildings with hazardous cladding, Camden in north London and Sunderland have the highest number with five towers each. The political fallout has been vast, with criticism...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Led coalition says Daesh targets hit in Syrian town

The White House also issued a warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad late Monday that claimed the US had "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack. Still, on June 18...More..

Scottish leader puts second independence referendum on hold
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Scottish leader puts second independence referendum on hold

Earlier this year she set out her timetable for a second referendum, saying a vote should be held between autumn 2018 and spring 2019 to give Scots - the majority of whom voted to stay in the European Union -...More..

People's Day in BC: Thursday June 29 '17
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

People's Day in BC: Thursday June 29 '17

Horgan worked out a deal with Weaver after the May 9 election to vote down the upcoming B.C. Liberal throne speech and support an NDP government on key votes. He stood up and urged Premier Christy Clark to hold...More..

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, shells J&K's Bhimbher Gali sector; Indian Army retaliates
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, shells J&K's Bhimbher Gali sector; Indian Army retaliates

The Pakistani Army breached the truce thrice on Sunday by firing small arms and shelling mortars on army posts along the LoC in the Rajouri and Poonch sectors. Indian Army claims that there have been 19 cea...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Sixty high-rise buildings fail safety tests after London fire - UK government

Police say 79 people are either dead or missing and presumed dead in the blaze, although that number may change. People living in 20 flats on the estate were still refusing to vacate their homes late on Satur...More..