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by | July 16, 2018 | 14:03

Angela Hernandez , from OR, was found by hikers on Friday evening after they saw the wreckage of her SUV partially submerged at the bottom of a 200ft (61m) cliff in the Big Sur area. Hernandez had been able to escape the vehicle but was stuck in an inaccessible part of the coastline, said John Thornburg, public information officer for the sheriff's office.

by | July 16, 2018 | 13:55

The group, called the "Wild Boars" after their football academy, went into the Tham Luang cave in northern Thailand on June 23 to celebrate a birthday, but became trapped as floodwaters poured in. All 13 offered thanks for the support they've been given. Icarn Viboonroongruang, the mother of 11-year-old Chanin Wibulrungreung, the youngest in the group, said her son told her through a glass window at Chiang Rai hospital that the first three nights were among the hardest.

by | July 16, 2018 | 10:17

Some in Washington have called for Nord Stream 2 and its leaders, such as its chairman former German chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, to be added to US Treasury sanctions lists. ".Supplies of pipeline gas do not lead to dependence of one country on another but to complete mutual dependence". Ms. Merkel rejected the idea that Germany is in danger of falling under Moscow's control.

by | July 15, 2018 | 19:29

At some point during the confrontation, the unidentified man was shot, police said. Angry crowd & police clash after officer involved shooting. Black Youth Project interviewed one of Augustus' friends at the barbershop, who said he was a quiet and good man.

by | July 15, 2018 | 19:18

Israel said some 100 rockets were launched from Gaza at southern Israel. The exchange of fire followed months of tension that has raised the prospect of a fourth war in the blockaded Gaza Strip since 2008. But Netanyahu said that said Hamas had been hit with "the hardest blow" since the 2014 war "and we will increase the strength of our attacks as necessary".

by | July 15, 2018 | 17:25

Obama is followed by Rihanna , Taylor Swift , Lady Gaga , Ellen Degeneres and Christiano Ronaldo. On Thursday that number dropped to 53.1 million. Musician Katy Perry , the most followed account on Twitter , lost about 2.7 million followers in the purge .

by | July 15, 2018 | 16:15

During a joint news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump made note of his tour of a Churchill exhibit the night before at Blenheim Palace, the estate near Oxford where the wartime leader was born. And as May struggles to hold her own government together, with the never-ending arguments about Brexit negotiations threatening to tear her Conservative party apart.

by | July 13, 2018 | 13:23

Both quickly vowed to return to appeal and though neither can stand in the July 25 general election, the PML-N hopes their appearance can galvanise a campaign which has seen them lose ground to the party of cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan .

by | July 13, 2018 | 11:57

The inconsistency they showed in qualifying (losing to Sweden and drawing against Belarus and Luxembourg) has been replaced by a steely determination and having choked when it mattered most two years ago they have the players and the experience to finally deliver a first major trophy in 20 years.

by | July 13, 2018 | 11:56

The Israeli military said it had hit three targets in retaliation for the incursion of a Syrian drone which it shot down over its air space hours earlier. Israel worries that he could deploy troops or allow his Iranian and Hezbollah allies to set up emplacements near Israeli lines. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

by | July 13, 2018 | 11:52

Ten of the children were ineligible for family reunification because their parent was in the " custody of U.S. Marshals Service" or "state or county custody ". The separations - which also involve somewhere under 3,000 older children - have sparked global outrage and considerable confusion. The child is now in the custody of the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Refugee Resettlement.

by | July 11, 2018 | 13:47

Trump's first Supreme Court nomination, Justice Neil Gorsuch , was confirmed to the Supreme Court by the Senate in April 2017. Kavanaugh now serves as a judge on the U.S. Wade . With Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., receiving cancer treatment in his home state, Republicans need all 50 Republicans, plus Pence as a tiebreaker, to confirm Kavanaugh, assuming no Democrats join them.

by | July 11, 2018 | 13:02

At 11 a.m. EDT, the storm's center was located about 160 miles (260 kilometers) south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. It is still expected to bring rain and gusty winds to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The NWS said 2 to 4 inches of rain could cause small stream and urban flooding. Tropical Storm Chris could become a hurricane today. Meandering off the coast of the Carolinas, Tropical Storm Chris is on the verge of becoming 2018's second hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.

by | July 11, 2018 | 12:48

On average, for Supreme Court nominees who have received hearings, the hearing occurred 39 days after the nomination was formally submitted, according to the Congressional Research Service . Outside adviser Leonard Leo, now on leave from the Federalist Society, said on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday that this kind of jockeying is standard, noting that "every potential nominee before announcement gets concerns expressed about them by people who might ultimately support them".

by | July 11, 2018 | 12:04

It appears that the team were going into the cave as part of an initiation ceremony which tasked the boys with reaching the end of the cave and returning having written their names on the far wall. The saga has stirred reaction from across the world of politics, sport and business, with American tech entrepreneur Elon Musk trailing the idea of dragging the kids free in a purpose-built escape pod to his 22.2 million-strong Twitter following.

by | July 09, 2018 | 11:50

A service member has died in southern Afghanistan in what appears to be a green-on-blue attack, military officials announced Saturday. Additional information was not immediately available and the incident was under investigation. They did not indicate a specific location where the attack occurred. The Taliban released a statement praising an Afghan soldier for carrying out the attack, without taking credit for it themselves.

by | July 09, 2018 | 11:50

Kim and President Donald Trump last month at their historic summit in Singapore . Pompeo also insisted that Pyongyang was committed to broad denuclearisation and said that while some security guarantees could be on the table during the process, sanctions relief would not be.

by | July 09, 2018 | 11:41

The rescue operations took a ugly turn as officials acknowledged that the boys are falling short of oxygen on Friday morning. However, heavy rain is expected on Saturday, which could mean water levels rise again. Thai officials have been briefing the media once every morning at unspecified times and Thai navy SEALs have been posting videos and pictures of the boys and what's going on inside the cave.

by | July 09, 2018 | 11:05

It was centered 865 miles (1392 kilometers) east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles and was moving west at 14 mph (22 kph). The Category 1 storm is expected to dissipate before reaching the eastern Caribbean but still forecast to dump heavy rain across islands including Dominica and Puerto Rico starting this weekend.

by | July 09, 2018 | 10:23

Mr Dodds, who was a director of Vote Leave, the official pro-Brexit campaign, said it was now clear that all of the United Kingdom would leave the United Kingdom together, adding: "Republicans may be disappointed as they tried their best to seize this as an opportunity to weaken the Union".

by | July 09, 2018 | 10:01

Doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara and several followers were executed Friday for their roles in a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subways and other crimes, Japanese media reported. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Friday that authorities are taking precautionary measures in case of any retaliation by his followers. Shizue Takahashi, whose husband was a subway deputy station master who died in the attack, also expressed regret that six of Asahara's followers had been ...

by | July 09, 2018 | 07:32

Britain, France and Germany along with Russian Federation and China met with Iran in Vienna to offer economic benefits and assurances that would lessen the blow of sweeping USA sanctions announced by Trump. Foreign ministers from the five remaining signatories will discuss the European proposal with Iranian officials in Vienna on Friday. "We expect Europe to offer a clear operational program with a specific timeframe in order to be able to compensate for the USA pullout from the Iran ...

by | July 07, 2018 | 05:26

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) court on Friday convicted former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to 10 years of prison and a financial penalty of worth €8 million, while his daughter Maryam Nawaz was handed 7 years of imprisonment and a fine of £2 million, his son-in-law Safdar Awan was given 1 year sentence for not co-operating in the Avenfield reference corruption case .

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:49

People were quick to point out that "pour over" should actually have been "pore over" and that bestselling is either one word or hyphenated - but never two. JK Rowling has been laughing at Donald Trump on Twitter. And Rowling was not the only person to get in on the fun. In a sequence of following tweets, Rowling tweeted "pour" succeeded by many more "hahaha" suggesting that Mr Trump may have used Ghostwriters (meaning: Writers who write for others ) for his books.

by | July 07, 2018 | 04:06

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned his post Thursday amid inquiries and criticism stemming from various ethics scandals. In a tweet announcing Pruitt's resignation, President Donald Trump made his own expectations clear when he praised the work Pruitt had done at the EPA and announced Wheeler as his replacement.