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Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud Perhaps the most surprising aspect of the Jose Mourinho statement is that the Manchester United boss denies being contacted at all by the Spanish tax authorities. "The Spanish government, at the time and through the revenue service, confirmed with a certificate that they had reviewed the situation and that we were up to date with our tax obligations", Gestifute said. [Full Article...]

Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning

Iran calls missile attack on Syria militants a wider warning On Sunday, Iran lobbed ballistic missiles at IS targets in eastern Syria , the first such attack it has carried out anywhere since at least 2001. The video has been viewed more than 170,000 times. He added that the IRGC's move to fire missiles toward Daesh positions in Syria was not made by one person or military component. Iran's Revolutionary Guard , a hard-line paramilitary force, has see... [Full Article...]

Afghan President inaugurates first Afghanistan-India air corridor

Afghan President inaugurates first Afghanistan-India air corridor The Indian Prime Minister welcomed the first flight by tweeting, "Direct connectivity between India and Afghanistan will usher prosperity. Presently, there are four to five flights operating daily between Afghanistan and India, bringing almost 1,000 Afghans, many of them for medical treatment in Indian hospitals", Mittal further said. [Full Article...]

Amb. Bolton: North Korea's Treatment of Otto Warmbier Was 'Barbaric'

Amb. Bolton: North Korea's Treatment of Otto Warmbier Was 'Barbaric' While they don't know what caused the brain injury, Kanter said it could likely be the result of "cardio pulmonary arrest". Warmbier's doctors shared the young man's condition. At the Otto Warmbier press conference given by his father, Fred, it was revealed that the Warmbiers don't believe North Korea's explanation of how their son ended up in a coma . [Full Article...]

Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched

Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched Minister Coveney said: "I will do my utmost to support the parties in reaching an agreement which ensures that the integrity of the Good Friday Agreement is fully protected, that all of its institutions function effectively and fairly and that previous agreements are honourably implemented". [Full Article...]

People Worldwide Forced From Their Homes In Record Numbers In 2016

People Worldwide Forced From Their Homes In Record Numbers In 2016 Until 2012, the global displacement number had for years remained relatively stable at around 40 million people , but "we now seem to be landing on a new horrific normal", Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) chief Jan Egeland said Monday. South Sudan has the fastest-growing displaced population in the world after peace efforts in the country fizzled out in July. "It speaks louder than ever to the ... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump cries 'witch hunt' over obstruction probe

Donald Trump cries 'witch hunt' over obstruction probe During Trump's morning Twitter statements , he seemingly confirmed that he is facing an investigation in connection to his decision to fire James Comey as FBI director. US President Donald Trump has lashed out at Hillary Clinton and the media after a report he was under investigation for possible obstruction of justice . [Full Article...]

Trump confirms that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director

Yesterday, Trump referred to the possible obstruction of justice investigation as the " single greatest witch hunt in American political history". However, it is likely that he was tweeting about Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , or Mueller who is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing ex-FBI Director James Comey last month amid the ongoing Russian Federa... [Full Article...]

Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

The missile attack , launched from west of Iran , was in retaliation for a recent terrorist attack in Tehran claimed by Daesh. On Sunday, U.S. In April, Mr Trump ordered cruise missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which Washington said a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched. [Full Article...]

Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic

Scalise Is Still In Critical Condition, But Doctors Are Optimistic Scalise was fielding balls at second base during the practice Wednesday when he was shot in the hip, and sustained serious injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. The shooter was killed by police officers whose work won praise from Trump in his remarks. Trump, after visiting the Louisiana Republican at the hospital, on Wednesday said Scalise was "in ver... [Full Article...]

Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord In comparison, he spoke alone with President Barack Obama only twice in two years and never on the phone. U.S. President Donald Trump recently announced that he is leaving the Paris Agreement . Chademana said that if history is anything to go by, the U.S.is the biggest greenhouse gas emitter and source of nearly a third of the global carbon emissions. [Full Article...]

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

The downing of the warplane - the first time in the six-year conflict that the US has shot down a Syrian jet - came amid another first: Iran fired several ballistic missiles Sunday night at ISIS positions in eastern Syria in what it said was a message to archrival Saudi Arabia and the United States . [Full Article...]

Triple Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis retiring from acting

Triple Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis retiring from acting A statement issued to Variety by spokesperson Leslee Dart confirms: "Daniel Day-Lewis will no longer be working as an actor". No further reasons have been given for Day-Lewis' decision but the Variety report states that the actor "intends to help promote" Phantom Thread upon its release. [Full Article...]

Otto Warmbier, American student detained in North Korea, dies

Otto Warmbier, American student detained in North Korea, dies Warmbier's parents released a statement Monday criticizing North Korea for the death of their son. Warmbier's parents released a statement after his death on Monday. Whereas Mr. Trump appears to fault Mr. Obama , others are placing the blame squarely on North Korea . The end is a tragic one, and yet sobering when you consider that Warmbier isn't North Korea's only American prisoner; thr... [Full Article...]

Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings

And on Monday, a US fighter jet shot down a pro-Syrian regime drone in southeastern Syria . The news comes after a US Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday. Marine General Joseph Dunford said there were still communications between a United States air operations centre in Qatar and Russian forces on the ground in Syria, adding: "We'll work diplomatically and military ... [Full Article...]

Cuban Americans speak out ahead of Trump's Little Havana visit

Cuban Americans speak out ahead of Trump's Little Havana visit The administration wants to see better commercial ties with the island, but "it's entirely up to Raul Castro to make that happen", an official said. official said the new administration would leave the door open to improved relations if Cuba undertakes democratic reforms such as allowing free and fair elections and the release of political prisoners. [Full Article...]

3300 dead since central Congo conflict began

3300 dead since central Congo conflict began The papal envoy's note, June 19, said that 20 villages have been "completely destroyed", 10 of them by the Congo's armed forces (FARDC), four by the tribal militias and six by unidentified forces. He added that teams deployed by his Office ( OHCHR ) witnessed children as young as two, whose limbs had been chopped off, and babies with machete wounds and severe wounds. [Full Article...]

Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care

Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk child care President Trump famously nicknamed Rubio "Little Marco" during the campaign, to which Rubio responded with the name "Big Donald" with "little hands". A White House official said the group would be discussing the possibility of expanding the child tax credit. [Full Article...]

Democrats Say They'll Slow Senate Work Over Secretive Health Care Bill

Democrats Say They'll Slow Senate Work Over Secretive Health Care Bill Democrats have slammed the GOP for failing to hold hearings, and plan to "embarrass the heck out of Republicans, who are as much in the dark as we are about their own leadership's plans on the bill", says Democratic Sen. Of course, the bigger and more pervasive problem here is that the political class simply can not get this health care thing right because.it's the political class. [Full Article...]

A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems

A ballgame of unity, spirit, friendly rivalry, won by Dems Bailey, who suffered a minor injury in the attack, surprised a roaring crowd of nearly 25,000 spectators in Nationals Park by hobbling on crutches to the pitcher's mound to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the 80th Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. [Full Article...]


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