Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weapons

Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weapons

Explosives and bigger weapons are being cleared from caches nationwide and a few guns will remain for security at 26 camps until they close on August 1. It has left 260,000 people confirmed dead, more than 60,000 missing and seven million displaced. The United Nations say that leftist rebels in Colombia have turned over nearly all of their fighters' individual weapons as part of a historic peace deal reached with the government previous year. Read More

Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

CNN was first to report Tuesday's incident. A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle flies over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria . The incident came as Russian Federation once again protested against repeated US actions against forces allied with Syria and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the incidents could be "very dangerous" and cause an escalation of the war. Read More

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 73

The faction said it had warned "the Shia community of Parachinar ... to stop staining your hands with the blood of Sunnis in Syria". Shahid Khan, a government official in Parachinar, said Saturday that numerous victims of the attacks are in critical condition. Read More

Detroit judge to consider US freeze on Iraqi deportations

Detroit judge to consider US freeze on Iraqi deportations

Since getting out, his brother said, he has turned his life around. ICE has defended the arrests, saying the Iraqis arrested all had criminal backgrounds and final orders of deportation from an immigration judge. "It would be unconstitutional and unconscionable to deport these individuals without giving them an opportunity to demonstrate the harm that awaits them in Iraq". Read More

Ivanka Trump ordered to testify in lawsuit over shoe design

Ivanka Trump ordered to testify in lawsuit over shoe design

According to AP and ABC News, U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest rejected a request from Ivanka's lawyers that she be blocked from submitting to a deposition. It is set to take place in October on a "mutually acceptable schedule". "That is the stuff of which factual disputes in litigation are made". Aquazzura requested to question Trump before a trial, but her legal team asked the judge to rule that she doesn't have to testify. Read More

Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco

Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco

And Rice backed Pelosi in last year's leadership fight. And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House a year ago, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. "We have all the ads done". They worked perfectly in Georgia, ' said Gingrich, who used to represent the district in Congress that Ossoff just lost. " Nancy Pelosi is not the only reason that Ossoff lost", Vela told Politico . Read More

National Hockey League says Olympic participation matter closed

National Hockey League says Olympic participation matter closed

According to Yonhap , Do has suggested a combined Korean women's ice hockey team to ensure North Korea's involvement. Such a collaboration could help the neighbors resume dialogue after a period of official silence. In just a couple of months, South Korea will host the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, about 40 miles from the demilitarized zone. The US is activating a missile defence system in South Korea and tightened sanctions against the North in April. Read More

Camden tower block evacuated in wake of fatal Grenfell Tower fire

Council leader Georgia Gould said: "Last night the leader of the council and the chief executive led a public meeting to listen to the concerns held by residents of the Chalcots estate". The company manufactured 64,000 Hotpoint refrigerators between 2006 and 2009 with the model numbers FF175BP and FF175BG-the former of these two was the model make of the Whirlpool refrigerator that blew up. Read More

Nitish still has time to correct his historic blunder: Lalu Prasad

With Congress choosing Meira Kumar, daughter of late Babu Jagjivan Ram a Dalit strongman of Bihar against Kovind, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar finds himself in a tight spot. Pawar was keen on Shinde but the "sense of the gathering" ultimately went with Meira Kumar. Meira Kumar has been chosen by the Congress-led opposition for President. Read More

'The View' Hosts Do Not Handle Democrats' Latest Election Loss Very Well

There's little question the result amounted to a pretty bad return on investment for California donors in what became the most expensive House race in US history. We need to learn from that. Debbie Dingell of MI. Greg Valliere, the chief strategist at Horizon Investments, said , however, there is little to read from the Georgia election. Read More

Georgia special election could pay dividends in 2018 Texas races

A May 22 poll by SurveyUSA for Atlanta TV station WXIA showed Ossoff with 51 percent compared to Handel's 44 percent. That would contrast with last April, when Fulton County could not report vote totals for several hours after polls closed in the special election in Georgia's 6th congressional district. Read More

The summer solstice is here. But what does that mean, exactly?

The summer solstice is here. But what does that mean, exactly?

The amount of daylight will begin to decrease each day starting tomorrow, culminating in the winter solstice on December 21 at 10:28 a.m. CST. For example, in Point Barrow, Alaska, one of the northernmost points in the US, the sun will be up all day and not set. Read More

Govt to allow late return filing in first two months of GST

Govt to allow late return filing in first two months of GST

Following concerns raised by the trade and industry, the GST Council said that taxpayers need to file only simple returns comprising a summary of outward and inward supplies for July and August, while the invoice-based details can be filed from September. Read More

Trump to meet with tech CEOs on government overhaul

CEO Tim Cook and Microsoft Corp. The group is expected to meet for several hours and bring their conclusions to Trump for discussion. But, they report , " White House officials say they have received an enthusiastic response from executives who see the overall effort to improve government efficiency as an apolitical goal". Read More

Trump Rolls Back Obama's Cuba Policies

Trump Rolls Back Obama's Cuba Policies

A corresponding sentiment is attributed to one of Trump's predecessors, Theodore Roosevelt: "Americans learn only from catastrophe and not from experience". The goal is to halt the flow of USA cash to the country's military and security services in a bid to increase pressure on Cuba's government. In a combative response to the policy announced Friday, the foreign minister, Bruno Rodriguez, said in Vienna that Trump's restrictions on transactions with the Cuban military would not ... Read More

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Reports are circulating that Trump's inner circle is unanimous in trying to persuade the president not to fire Mueller. Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy , who is close friends with President Trump, lashed out Tuesday at White House press secretary Sean Spicer and the communications team over a disagreement about whether the president might look to squash a special investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Read More

Ex-UFC fighter in critical condition after boxing match

Ex-UFC fighter in critical condition after boxing match

Tim Hague stepped in at short notice to take on Adam Braidwood at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton on Friday night. After being hit right in the face, Hague landed face first on the mat and his head bounced off the canvas - prompting immediate concern from medical officials in the arena. Read More

Four US soldiers killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

An apparent insider attack in northern Afghanistan on Saturday left four US troops wounded, USA and Afghan officials said. Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the armed group, said at the time that a Taliban loyalist had infiltrated the Afghan army "just to attack foreign forces". Read More

UT Grad, Zack Barth, Speaks to Good Morning America About Shooting

UT Grad, Zack Barth, Speaks to Good Morning America About Shooting

Rep. Williams later confirmed that Barth was the aide who was shot and said he's expected to make a full recovery. "I heard the first shot and I thought maybe a vehicle had backfired, but then I heard the second, third and fourth and everyone yelled, 'He's got a gun". Read More

Iran blames Saudi for promoting

Iran blames Saudi for promoting "terrorism" in its borders

But recent Gulf reports have charged the relationship goes beyond resource management, accusing Qatari officials of meeting with the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps. Doha denies their accusations of it backing Islamist militants and Iran. In this video an Islamic State militant vowed, "We will invade Iran and return it to Sunni control", and Shiite militiamen - thought to be Iraqis - were executed. Read More

Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election

Democratic Senator Martin Heinrich continued the attack, accusing Sessions of "impeding this investigation". The Justice Department has said Sessions recused himself in March because of his involvement in Trump's campaign , but in his dramatic appearance last Thursday, Comey said the Federal Bureau of Investigation knew of information that would have made it "problematic" for Sessions to be involved. Read More

Israel to reduce power supply to Gaza

Israel to reduce power supply to Gaza

In April, Egypt offered to resume power supplies to the Gaza Strip if Hamas met certain security demands, the London-based Ashraq al-Awsat newspaper reported. It was likely that Hamas would "lean towards political accommodation and reach a compromise deal with Abbas and Fatah that will allow the return of PA power in Gaza again", the Al Jazeera piece said. Read More

I'm not emotionless: MP CM begins indefinite fast for peace amid farmers

The farmers also clarified that if the government's promises are not implemented by July 24, the day when the monsoon session of the state assembly begins, the agitation will resume. "Farmers and their betterment was, is, and always will be, this government's top priority", Fadnavis said. The government had also assured that moong and tuar will be procured from farmers from June 10 at minimum support price. Read More

Kurdish-led SDF enters Raqqa city

That suggests it does not intend to challenge the US -backed campaign at Raqqa city. Clashes are also taking place in Division 17, a former army base one kilometre north of Raqqa. The U.S. -SDF partnership has complicated relations with Turkey, which views the group's Kurdish component as an extension of a terror group operating inside its own borders. Read More

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

The Sunday papers are filled with anonymous sources briefing that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is considering a leadership bid. May's bet that she could strengthen her hand by crushing what she believed to be a weak opposition Labour Party backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped her Conservative Party of a parliamentary majority . Read More