• Former Pakistan PM gets 10 years for corruption, daughter sentenced to seven
Former Pakistan PM gets 10 years for corruption, daughter sentenced to seven

The sentence, 10 years in prison and a fine of 8 million pounds, or $13.9 million (CAD), came nearly a year after Pakistan's Supreme Court removed Sharif from office and fewer than five months after the court barred him from holding office for life.

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  • JK Rowling trolls Donald Trump over 'pour' spelling
JK Rowling trolls Donald Trump over 'pour' spelling

Trolls kicked into action after the supremely confident President issued a tweet, hitting out at those who combed through his words looking for mistakes. J.K. Rowling, the British author who turned the " Harry Potter " series into a multi-billion-dollar franchise, expressed her glee Tuesday via social media at Trump's latest typo-blunder when he b...

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  • Pompeo arrives in North Korea
Pompeo arrives in North Korea

Trump spoke as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew to North Korea for talks following Kim's pledge to Trump at a Singapore summit last month to denuclearise. Pompeo said: "Since the summit the consultations have continued". We'll see. All I can tell you is this. " Rocket man ", of course, is the nickname Trump famously - and mockingly - b...

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  • Multiple crews work to contain Madison Co. house fire
Multiple crews work to contain Madison Co. house fire

Officials say about 300 people have been ordered to flee and more than 700 buildings are threatened in the area that's home to cattle and horse ranches. "You can see the smoke and you can see an orange-red glow from the flames". Wildfires across California have burned more than twice the five-year average so far this year, as of July 1.

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  • Crews scramble to protect homes from fierce California wildfire
Crews scramble to protect homes from fierce California wildfire

The fire started Saturday in Yolo County and is still active east of Lake Berryessa and along the Napa County line. What fire crews are calling the Mecca Fire is burning an estimated 900 acres, according to Trey Leonard, fire management officer at Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs.

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  • Ocasio-Cortez: 'A lot of districts' are like mine
Ocasio-Cortez: 'A lot of districts' are like mine

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency a cornerstone of her campaign, and the #AbolishICE talking point has quickly become popular among progressive voters. "She was wonderful", Blueglass said. Yesterday, conservative TV host John Cardillo , who hosts Newsmax's " America Talks Live ", tweeted a picture of Ocasio-Cortez's purported child...

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  • Multiple people injured, including chidren, in Idaho stabbing
Multiple people injured, including chidren, in Idaho stabbing

Mayor Dave Bieter, whose own grandparents emigrated from the Basque country, called the attack a "callous act" that doesn't reflect the community. At least four individuals suffered life threatening injuries . "He returned last night to exact vengeance, not just on those whom he had been [staying] with because they were not at the apartment, but...

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  • Golden retriever saves owner from being bit by rattlesnake in Anthem
Golden retriever saves owner from being bit by rattlesnake in Anthem

Godwin said Todd jumped right in front of her leg where she "surely would have got bit". An Arizona golden retriever is healing from a rattlesnake bite after protecting his owner. We doubt it and that's what makes Todd the golden retriever such a great mate. Todd is doing just fine after his big ordeal and Godwin said that "he's acting like a...

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  • North Korea reportedly expands major missile plant
North Korea reportedly expands major missile plant

This must inevitably raise questions on if Bolton's comments are created to support denuclearization, or undermine it. Bolton has always been opposed to North Korea diplomacy, and made it very clear that if his one-year deadline wasn't met, it'd be proof North Korea wasn't serious about the deal.

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  • Sen. Susan Collins won't support SCOTUS nominee who'd overturn Roe v. Wade
Sen. Susan Collins won't support SCOTUS nominee who'd overturn Roe v. Wade

Collins said Sunday she hopes Trump will look beyond his current list of potential nominees, noting there are nominees on the current list for whom she would not vote. The president told Fox News that he believes his nominee will get some support from Democrats. "I believe very much that Roe v. Wade is settled law as it has been described by ...

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  • German interior minister 'offers to resign' over migrants
German interior minister 'offers to resign' over migrants

Merkel was meeting with the CDU leadership Monday morning ahead of crunch talks between the two parties later in the day. Seehofer and Merkel, who have long had a hard relationship, have sparred over migrant policy on and off since 2015. Gains by the far-right, anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party, or AfD, have returned the topic to the...

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  • Infamous French Criminal Escapes Prison In A Helicopter
Infamous French Criminal Escapes Prison In A Helicopter

According to the sources, three armed gunmen arrived at the entrance of the prison demanding Faid's release to create a diversion. He was serving 25 years for an attempted armed robbery in 2010 that led to a high-speed chase and a shootout with police that killed 26-year-old officer Aurelie Fouquet.

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  • French murderer escapes from prison by helicopter
French murderer escapes from prison by helicopter

Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet told Europe 1 radio that she had sent a team of inspectors to the jail "to see whether the security measures were defective so that we can rectify them". Faid, who has a cult following in the tough immigrant suburbs outside Paris where he grew up, has made several television appearances. The prison break came a...

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  • Turks Begin Voting in Presidential, Parliamentary Elections
Turks Begin Voting in Presidential, Parliamentary Elections

Margaritis Schinas was speaking during a daily press briefing in Brussels after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan won an absolute majority in Turkey's presidential election on Sunday. With Erdogan polling 52.6 per cent against his 30.6 per cent, Ince acknowledged that the Turkish strongman had won over 10 million more votes than him.

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  • Egypt refuses European Union call for migrant reception centers
Egypt refuses European Union call for migrant reception centers

Merkel and Seehofer, who heads the CSU, have been at odds over his proposal to turn some migrants away at Germany's borders and his threat to push through that plan unilaterally. The country's most influential business organizations backed her stance, urging Germany's ruling coalition to halt the bickering that they said could hurt the country's ...

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  • Mayor de Blasio joins protesters in call to abolish ICE
Mayor de Blasio joins protesters in call to abolish ICE

Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, which critics say has treated some would-be immigrants cruelly and unfairly. Trump's tweet Saturday morning says "it will never happen". "I know people aren't sympathetic to deportation officers, but they have a rough time with this too and I think more so under this administration".

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  • Police discover 11 blindfolded dead bodies hanged in Delhi home
Police discover 11 blindfolded dead bodies hanged in Delhi home

A senior police officer said the victims comprised seven women and four men. Police teams were at the spot and investigation was underway. 'It is a tragic incident. The family was living in the house for more than two decades, Hindustan Times newspaper reported. The family was taken to a hospital where they were declared brought dead.

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  • Cuomo claims Ocasio-Cortez won with 'angry' and 'afraid' minority support
Cuomo claims Ocasio-Cortez won with 'angry' and 'afraid' minority support

Ocasio-Cortez, 28, a former organizer for Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign and a onetime staffer for the late Sen. Born in the Bronx to a mother from Puerto Rico and a father who died in 2008, she said she knew she could connect with the district , which includes Queens and part of the Bronx.

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  • ‘Will not back down’: Canada imposes billions in retaliatory tariffs against US
‘Will not back down’: Canada imposes billions in retaliatory tariffs against US

The federal government is bracing for a long trade dispute with the US government on steel and aluminum , offering up to $2-billion in financial aid to companies affected by recent USA tariffs on their exports. Bilous acknowledged that both sides get hurt by tariffs but said countermeasures are a necessary step. "I think all of us, at this point, ...

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  • US House rejects immigration bill backed by Trump
US House rejects immigration bill backed by Trump

Todd Schulte, president of FWD.Us which is backed by top IT companies, said the vote makes it absolutely clear - once again - that the only path forward to protecting "Dreamers " is a bipartisan process that leads to votes on bipartisan legislation.

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  • #JusticeForJunior: 19-Year-Old Charged in the Murder of Bronx Teenager
#JusticeForJunior: 19-Year-Old Charged in the Murder of Bronx Teenager

The teen appeared in court on Monday and pleaded not guilty to the charges against him which include murder , manslaughter and gang assault. The gang killed the boy in a case of mistaken identity, according to family members. Bronx native Cardi B has even weighed on the incident and called out officers for being quick to "harass" residents, bu...

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  • Uber Crash Details Underscore Risks of Self-Driving Car Strategy
Uber Crash Details Underscore Risks of Self-Driving Car Strategy

A log of Vasquez's account provided by the video-streaming service Hulu , under a search warrant, showed " The Voice " was streaming on her account in the final 43 minutes of the drive, and that the streaming ended at 9:59 p.m., the approximate time of the collision, the police report says.

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  • Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa survives Bulawayo explosion
Zimbabwean President Mnangagwa survives Bulawayo explosion

Seconds after they exit, there's an explosion, knocking people over and spewing smoke and debris into the crowd. It was unclear whether anyone was killed in the blast, but footage from ZBC, the state broadcaster, showed medics attending to wounded people.

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  • Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title
Zsa Zsa, the English bulldog, wins World's Ugliest Dog title

The World's Ugliest Dog contest-now in its 30th year-aims to celebrate diversity among pooches. This world-renowned event celebrates the imperfections that make all dogs special and unique. The dogs strutted their stuff for a panel of judges who selected the very finest specimen from the monstrous mutts. Zsa Zsa spent five years in a puppy farm...

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  • Trump wants those who ‘invade’ sent right back
Trump wants those who ‘invade’ sent right back

In a string of Twitter comments, Trump declared, "We can not allow all of these people to invade our Country.", contending that "Our system is a mockery to good immigration policy and Law and Order". The U.S. has pathetically weak and ineffective Immigration Laws that the Democrats refuse to help us fix. Still, Trump has rejected call...

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  • Trump says GOP lawmakers 'wasting their time'
Trump says GOP lawmakers 'wasting their time'

He was asked to stop by Rep. Karen Handel, a Georgia Republican, who was presiding over the House floor at that moment. Thursday's uncertainty resulted from the abrupt ending of a White House policy that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents over the past several weeks - part of the administration's zero-tolerance immigration...

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  • Relatives shocked as priest slaps baby in the face during baptism
Relatives shocked as priest slaps baby in the face during baptism

The visibly upset clergyman is heard saying " calm down, calm down, you must calm down " before he slaps the child in front of a man and woman who appear to be his parents. " Slap . My Child. Imma show you that these hands can do more than show you that I'm praying [sic]". "I would have gone ballistic if that was any of my kids".

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  • President Trump Signs Order To End Family Separations At Border
President Trump Signs Order To End Family Separations At Border

Trump signed the executive order following widespread protests against the move of his administration to separate children from their parents who illegally enter the country. They were kept in separate facilities - described as cage-like - as their parents underwent legal process pending deportation back to their countries.

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  • North Korea pledges to destroy missile test engine site
North Korea pledges to destroy missile test engine site

After an Air Koryo flight carrying Kim arrived at Beijing's Capital International Airport in the morning, Kim immediately headed to the Diaoyutai state guest house in Beijing, the first destination of Kim's two-day trip in China, the sources said .

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  • South Korea Seeks India's
South Korea Seeks India's "Full Support" For Lasting Peace In Peninsula

A meeting at the Pentagon between the Secretary of Defence, Secretary of State and the National Security Advisor has been convened for later in the week to discuss the issue, the statement said. Presidential spokesman Kim Eui-keum said the civilian drill could be held as planned, suspended or modified to reflect "changing circumstances". The tw...

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  • Mehbooba Mufti Resigns As CM; BJP Demands Governor Rule In Jammu & Kashmir
Mehbooba Mufti Resigns As CM; BJP Demands Governor Rule In Jammu & Kashmir

Minutes after the news of BJP-PDP break-up announced, social media users took the humorous route mocking the saffron party. These statements from the Army Cheif comes just a few hours after President Ram Nath Kovind gave green signal to Narinder Nath Vohra to rule the state until the next government is formed.

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  • France, Germany agree to set up eurozone budget: Merkel
France, Germany agree to set up eurozone budget: Merkel

Germany received more than a million refugees in the last thee years, mostly from Syria and Iraq. He said he had only recently learnt that migrants who had already been denied asylum by Germany or been issued re-entry bans were still being allowed back in.

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  • Trump announces 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods
Trump announces 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods

The government also unveiled a list of US products which will be subjected to additional tariffs , it said. The new USA import duties are aimed at forcing Beijing to stop what the White House claims is the systematic theft of U.S. Chicago-based Boeing Co., the world's largest planemaker, on Saturday said it's assessing the effects on its sup...

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  • Trump says
Trump says "possible" to meet with Putin in summer

Richard Hooker, an aide to Trump and senior director of the National Security Council, told Russia's government-run Tass news agency both sides are weighing the possibility. "Russia should be in this meeting". Trump has been criticised for his outreach to Russian Federation before, during, and after his 2016 election, because of that country's ...

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  • DOJ Inspector General To Issue Report On Comey's Handling Of Trump Memos
DOJ Inspector General To Issue Report On Comey's Handling Of Trump Memos

This week in the Russian Federation investigations: A Justice Department report impacts Washington like a meteor; the inspector general confirms the presence of likely fraudulent intelligence; a special agent's words could be a political gift to President Trump .

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