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Global Woman survived 7 days after driving off California cliff
Author: 0 Woman survived 7 days after driving off California cliff

The Monterey County Sheriff's Office spent the last few days searching along Highway 1 for Andrea Hernandez, who was reported missing on July 6, 2018. She was rushed to a nearby hospital by helicopter. Ms Hernandez was conscious when she was discovered by Chad and Chelsea Moore, although she had sustained a shoulder injury.

Global Australian medics given diplomatic immunity in Thai cave rescue:The Asahi Shimbun
Author: 0 Australian medics given diplomatic immunity in Thai cave rescue:The Asahi Shimbun

The soccer team practised inside the caves. The sole fatality of the rescue operation, former Thai navy SEAL Petty Officer Saman Gunan , was granted a posthumous promotion to lieutenant commander by King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun and given the royal decoration of Knight Grand Cross (first class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant, the SEALs said Saturday on their Facebook page.

Global Europe's economies need Russian gas in order to remain competitive
Author: 0 Europe's economies need Russian gas in order to remain competitive

Trump, who never misses a chance to accuse Angela Merkel's Germany of free-riding on USA generosity, told North Atlantic Treaty Organisation that Nord Stream 2 would make Berlin " captive " to Russian interests. In 2017, Germany used up a record 53 billion cubic meters of Russian gas , comprising about 40 percent of Germany's total gas consumption. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has called Nord Stream 2 a "political bribe" from Russian Federation to Germany.

Author: 0 Angry crowd protests after Chicago police fatally shoot man

A suspect has been charged with attempted murder after Chicago police said he shot at officers. The unidentified man was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead. Chief Waller said protesters threw bottles and jumped on top of a squad vehicle, with social media videos showing punches thrown on both sides. Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi tweeted that when officers on foot tried to question the man Saturday evening a confrontation ensued and he was shot.

Global Israel strikes Hamas military targets in retaliation for rocket attacks
Author: 0 Israel strikes Hamas military targets in retaliation for rocket attacks

Two Palestinian teenagers were killed in an airstrike in Gaza City , while three Israelis were wounded from a rocket that landed on a residential home. Still, reports on Sunday suggested that the ceasefire appeared to be holding, allaying concerns about a new war breaking out following the most severe flare-up in Gaza violence since 2014 on Saturday.

Global Twitter chief Jack Dorsey caught up in purge of fake followers
Author: 0 Twitter chief Jack Dorsey caught up in purge of fake followers

Trudeau's account lost 30,000 followers between July 11 and July 13; Harper's account lost 20,000 followers in that time frame; and Singh's follower count dropped by 15,000. "We understand this may be hard for some, but we believe accuracy and transparency make Twitter a more trusted service for public conversation", it explained.

Global UK's Theresa May: Trump told me to 'sue the EU' over Brexit
Author: 0 UK's Theresa May: Trump told me to 'sue the EU' over Brexit

Mr Trump revealed at a press conference on Friday he had privately suggested Mrs May should activate a "brutal" option to come out with the best deal - which today Theresa May revealed to be a suggestion to "sue" the EU. " Actually, no , we're going into negotiations with them", she said. Mrs May defended her revised Brexit plan, agreed by the Cabinet at Chequers, which led to the resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson .

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Author: 0 Shearer: "The Third and Fourth Place Play-Off is utter stupidity"

England will play Belgium in the third-place match on Saturday, so there's still a chance that Southgate and the team won't walk away totally empty-handed. - Gareth SouthgateRobbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty ImagesTHANKING THE FANSFrom England Twitter : "To everyone who supported us. It looked like as the game advanced, we improved physically and that was impressive".

Global Israel Shoots Down Syria Drone; Netanyahu to Meet Putin
Author: 0 Israel Shoots Down Syria Drone; Netanyahu to Meet Putin

Since turning the tide of Syria's civil war by intervening militarily in 2015 on Assad's behalf, Russian Federation has turned a blind eye to scores of Israeli air strikes against Iranian and Hezbollah deployments or arms transfers, while making clear it wanted Assad kept immune.

Global Trump administration: eligible immigrant children reunited with parents - but many considered ineligible
Author: 0 Trump administration: eligible immigrant children reunited with parents - but many considered ineligible

Still, 22 other children were deemed unsuitable for reunification due to safety concerns posed by the adults the children would be returned to, including 11 who have serious criminal histories, according to the administration. Another boy and a girl who had been in temporary foster care were reunited with their Honduran fathers at the centre about three months after they were split up.

Global Leahy: Trump's Supreme Court Pick 'More Than Frightening'
Author: 0 Leahy: Trump's Supreme Court Pick 'More Than Frightening'

Mr Trump called it an "honour and privilege" to nominate Judge Kavanaugh, who became a judge for the US Court of Appeals in 2006, and said he had "impeccable credentials and unsurpassed qualifications". Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., made a promise of his own, telling "CBS This Morning" that he will work to oppose the nomination with "everything I've got", adding that he's confident there will be a majority in the Senate that will do the same.

Global It's showtime as Trump announces high court nominee Monday
Author: 0 It's showtime as Trump announces high court nominee Monday

In his dissent for Seven-Sky v. Holder, Kavanaugh detailed how he views the role federal courts should play, one that includes no oversight over Congress's taxation powers. They have to defend 10 seats in red states and try to pick up two additional seats in order to take control of the Senate. Though Kennedy is a conservative, he was often a swing vote on big decisions, such as same-sex marriage, abortion and affirmative action.

Global Medical helicopter lands close to hospital near Thai cave
Author: 0 Medical helicopter lands close to hospital near Thai cave

Eight boys are still inside the cave and along with the team coach . It took nine hours Sunday to rescue the first two boys, who were described as the weakest of the group. Officials said Monday that despite rain Monday morning, the weather was holding out so far. If the tests were successful, the sub was to be placed on a 17-hour flight to Thailand .

Global Insider attack kills USA service member in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Insider attack kills USA service member in Afghanistan

Release of the name of the service member killed in action is being withheld until 24 hours after next of kin notification is complete, the release said. An insider attack would indicate one carried out by a member of the Afghan security forces. The Taliban said in a statement that a member of the Afghan security forces opened fire on us troops in Uruzgan Province.

Global Thai schoolboys not ready for underwater escape
Author: 0 Thai schoolboys not ready for underwater escape

It is noted that the 38-year-old officer in the Thai Navy lost consciousness, when delivered oxygen tanks to children. His diving partner tried performing CPR on him but was unable to revive him. The president of soccer's governing body, FIFA, invited the boys on Thursday to be his guests at the World Cup Final in Moscow on July 15 if they make it out in time.

Global UK Brexit negotiator David Davis quits
Author: 0 UK Brexit negotiator David Davis quits

Prime Minister Theresa May's government was thrown into turmoil late Sunday with the surprise resignation of David Davis, her " Brexit minister" in charge of negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union. "[Mr Davis'] departure raises more questions about what came out of that meeting. If the Brexit Secretary can not support them they can not be very good proposals".

Global Japan cult leader's hanging closes chapter on shocking crime
Author: 0 Japan cult leader's hanging closes chapter on shocking crime

A Japanese government spokesman confirmed Asahara's death and said six other members of Aum Shinrikyo had also been executed. Japan's public broadcaster NHK said six other former members of the cult who had been convicted of involvement in the attack had also been hanged shortly after Asahara, whose real name was Chizuo Matsumoto.

Global Struggling to save nuclear deal, Iran and world powers meet
Author: 0 Struggling to save nuclear deal, Iran and world powers meet

Three European nations along with Russian Federation and China met with Iran Friday to offer it economic benefits that would lessen the blow of sweeping USA sanctions, two months after President Donald Trump walked away from the landmark nuclear deal.

Global Avenfield verdict declared at wrong time, says Khursheed Shah
Author: 0 Avenfield verdict declared at wrong time, says Khursheed Shah

Last Nawaz was disqualified in the Panama Papers case, the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed three corruption references against the Sharifs. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan . Two PML-N leaders, who spoke to Asia Times on the condition of anonymity, believe Nawaz will challenge the verdict but will also return to Pakistan from the United Kingdom and may even serve prison time to "gain political mileage".

Global Pence: 'Spurious Attacks On ICE By Our Political Leaders Must Stop'
Author: 0 Pence: 'Spurious Attacks On ICE By Our Political Leaders Must Stop'

The White House is ramping up its defense of Immigration and Customs Enforcement , colloquially known as ICE, amid burgeoning calls from Democrats for the agency to be abolished. Some Democrats have become anxious that those calls leave members of their party vulnerable to Republican attacks that they are weak on border security.

Global Trump roasted after typo in tweet about his unbelievable spelling skills
Author: 0 Trump roasted after typo in tweet about his unbelievable spelling skills

He says in his tweet: " I capitalize certain words only for emphasis, not b/c they should be capitalized! ". "Merriam-Webster also got in on the fun and pointed out in its tweet : "'pore over" [is] "to read or study very carefully" ... " President Trump didn't write any of his books", O'Brien tweeted on Tuesday . Donald Trump's original tweet before the message was deleted. Rowling also denied allegations from another fan on Twitter that she was blind to the parallels between the ...

Global Fate of inter-Korean detente hangs on nuclear talks
Author: 0 Fate of inter-Korean detente hangs on nuclear talks

Mr Pompeo met Kim Yong-chol, who played a key role with him in arranging last month's summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore . "So far principal results of Singapore summit have been to sow doubts about United States commitment to its South Korean ally, to weaken sanctions on NK, and to raise questions about U.S.

Global Amazon Prime Day sales event to debut in Singapore on July 16
Author: 0 Amazon Prime Day sales event to debut in Singapore on July 16

Amazon has revealed that it's got a number of deals on various products to whet your appetite running up to Prime Day. Bezos noted that in 2017 more new members joined Prime than in any previous year, both worldwide and in the USA, and that on Prime Day 2017 more new members joined the program than on any other day in the company's history.

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