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EU's Juncker calls empty European Parliament 'ridiculous'

EU's Juncker calls empty European Parliament 'ridiculous' Juncker's comments drew protest from Parliament chief Antonio Tajani who accused the European Commission chief of a " lack of respect ". But Mr Juncker shot back: "There are only a few members in the plenary to control the commission, you are ridiculous". [Full Article...]

Sedalia man faces murder charge in adult son's death

Sedalia man faces murder charge in adult son's death A coroner still has to identify the body in order to confirm the person shot was indeed Huner's son. Huner also told the dispatcher he had shot the intruder approximately six times. People magazine reports that Douglas Douglas County Sheriff spokeswoman Lauren Lekander said Huner appeared in court Monday morning. Leo Huner owned Leo's Repair Shop on Old South Pearl in Denver for decades, un... [Full Article...]

Woman drives SUV into pool at Colorado mountain resort

Woman drives SUV into pool at Colorado mountain resort The 73-year-old woman told officers she hit a vehicle, drove up a hill and went airborne through a fence, landing in the pool. The driver, who is in her 70s, was rescued from the vehicle by passersby. Authorities say a man who saw it happen jumped into the pool and pulled the woman to safety. Three citizens ran into the pool to help the woman out before she was transported to the hospital with... [Full Article...]

Venus Williams breaks down in tears at Wimbledon discussing fatal vehicle crash

Venus Williams breaks down in tears at Wimbledon discussing fatal vehicle crash According to TMZ , cops say she impeded oncoming traffic by trying to get past a street light. "There are really no words to describe how devastating". "I have no idea what tomorrow will bring". But it was pointed out that the bra was initially hidden from view beneath Williams' dress, becoming exposed only by her movement on court, and that it had not been considered a deliberate attempt to ... [Full Article...]

AirAsia flight turned back to Australia after suspected bird strike

AirAsia flight turned back to Australia after suspected bird strike Passenger Tim Joga, 31, told Fairfax Media the aircraft suddenly starting vibrating just after they became airborne. John Warren said there were loud bangs from the right wing of the A330 and "fairly big flames". Passengers reported hearing loud noises and seeing sparks coming from an engine before the flight landed safely in Brisbane an hour later. An AirAsia flight to Malaysia returned to ... [Full Article...]

Five things to know about celebrating the Fourth of July in Redlands

Five things to know about celebrating the Fourth of July in Redlands The Australian Capital Territory announced a complete ban on backyard fireworks in 2009. Not only can they start grass fires, but they can also cause explosions and can be fatal. We have provided the following tips to make sure you have a safer Holiday this year. If you have a dud that doesn't light, don't try to relight it. And children should always have adult supervision when handling fire... [Full Article...]

HIV-positive middle school aide accused of sexually abusing boys

HIV-positive middle school aide accused of sexually abusing boys Child pornography was also discovered on Bell's personal electronic devices, Berry told the station. An investigation into Bell started last December following a tip the sheriff's office received regarding "possible inappropriate behavior with a student while he was coaching track at La Plata High School", according to WUSA 9. [Full Article...]

Floods in Southern China Kill 30 People, Leave 15 Missing

Floods in Southern China Kill 30 People, Leave 15 Missing China's Ministry of Civil Affairs said as much as 48.6cm of rain were dumped on several cities since Thursday, including the scenic resort city of Guilin in the Guangxi region. The reduction stopped 3 billion cubic meters of water and lowered the water level by up to 1.5 meters, the headquarters said. In the worst-hit Quanzhou county, eight people were confirmed dead and nine missing, with anoth... [Full Article...]

Exchanging Old Notes Still A Possibility

Exchanging Old Notes Still A Possibility There is little chance that the Supreme Court's exhortation to the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI ) to give another chance to people to deposit their old and invalidated Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in banks, will result in any relief to the "honest" citizen. [Full Article...]

U.S. conducts second strike on al-Shabaab after Trump transfers authority

U.S. conducts second strike on al-Shabaab after Trump transfers authority The counterterrorism strikes come as US military leaders see new opportunities to work with Somalia's newly elected president, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, a dual US-Somali citizen who has embarked on a series of aggressive military reforms amid an ongoing al-Shabab bombing campaign that has repeatedly struck the capital, Mogadishu. [Full Article...]

Qatar to increase gas production by 33%

That new project will raise Qatar's total liquefied natural gas (LNG) production capacity by 30 percent to 100 million tonnes from 77 million tonnes per year, Qatar Petroleum's CEO Saad al-Kaabi told a news conference in Doha . The head of Qatar Petroleum also added that Qatar wants the production increase to be carried out through a joint venture with worldwide firms. Kaabi, in the wake of Gul... [Full Article...]

Petitioners warn of 'creeping' dictatorship over favorable ruling on martial law

Petitioners warn of 'creeping' dictatorship over favorable ruling on martial law Militants continue to occupy parts of Marawi, the Islamic heartland of the mainly Catholic country, despite a US-backed military offensive there that has claimed more than 460 lives and displaced almost 400,000 people. The president urged them to remain alert and steadfast until the objective of wiping out the terrorists has been achieved. As part of his martial law measures, Duterte allowed sec... [Full Article...]

Backed forces breach wall in Syria Daesh stronghold Raqqa

Backed forces breach wall in Syria Daesh stronghold Raqqa According to the coalition, around 2,500 Isis fighters are holed up in Raqqa. Raqa became infamous as the scene of some of the group's worst atrocities, including public beheadings, and is thought to have been a hub for planning attacks overseas. [Full Article...]

Geneva talks, Astana process complementary

Geneva talks, Astana process complementary The army general command said in a statement carried on State television the ceasefire began yesterday and was to support reconciliation efforts, in the second such unilateral ceasefire in the last two weeks. The United States and Russian Federation have held secret talks on creating a "de-escalation zone" in southern Syria, Western diplomats and regional officials said in early June. [Full Article...]

More damp, cloudy weather in store for Ottawa on Sunday

More damp, cloudy weather in store for Ottawa on Sunday Tuesday night will be partly cloudy, but not cloudy enough to threaten the view of fireworks. Update, 5:34 p.m.: AEP-PSO is reporting about 500 customers without power in the Tulsa area following severe storms with winds up to 60 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Sainsbury beats analyst estimates as inflation helps to drive sales

Sainsbury beats analyst estimates as inflation helps to drive sales Grocery sales were up 3%, with Sainsbury's launching 430 new and improved products, including 250 new "summer eating" lines, alongside price promotions on British strawberries and Jersey Royal potatoes. Groceries online and convenience channels also grew during the period, with sales up eight and ten per cent respectively. Coupe added that its general merchandise and clothing division, inclu... [Full Article...]

Pulsar Suni says, 'Big sharks will be caught'

Pulsar Suni says, 'Big sharks will be caught' Suni was produced before the court as his remand term expires today. Now all eyes are on what Suni will reveal in the court. The investigation into actor assault case is moving in the right direction, said state police chief Loknath Behera. [Full Article...]

Cessna plane fell apart in the air in Wisconsin

Cessna plane fell apart in the air in Wisconsin The DeMauros and King are from Bensenville, Ill.; Francis is from Norco, Calif.; Charles Tomlitz is from Addison, Ill.; and George Tomlitz is from Brookfield, Ill. Two of the victims, Thomas Demauro, 56 years old, and Charles Tomlitz, 69 years old, worked at the elementary school in Tioga located in Bensenville, Illinois. [Full Article...]

Quentin Tarantino gets engaged to girlfriend Daniella Pick

Quentin Tarantino gets engaged to girlfriend Daniella Pick Pick's father, famed Israeli musician Tzvika Pick, told Ynet on Saturday that "Yes, there is joy in our family. We have wished them mazel tov". Maverick director Quentin Tarantino has delivered such diverse films as " Reservoir Dogs ", " Pulp Fiction ", " Kill Bill " 1&2", " Inglorious Basterds ", " Django Unchained " and "The Hateful 8'. [Full Article...]

Japan nearing trade deal with EU

Japan nearing trade deal with EU Japanese Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Yuji Yamamoto and EU Agriculture and Rural Development Commissioner Phil Hogan also held one-on-one talks before joining Kishida and Malmstrom in the meeting, set to resume Saturday. Clinching a deal would be a victory for free-trade advocates after USA president Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership this ye... [Full Article...]


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