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United Kingdom arms sales to Saudi Arabia lawful, says London High Court United Kingdom arms sales to Saudi Arabia lawful, says London High Court
- July 10, 2017

But the London court ruled that the decision to carry on the arms trade was not unlawful. "We hope very much the court of appeal will consider CAAT's claim as a matter of priority". 'Thousands have been killed while vital and lifesaving infrastructure has been destroyed. "There is increasingly evidence being unearthed that the Saudi-led coalition has committed serious breaches of global humanitarian law in Yemen ", Curling said. (more...)
Trump and Asian allies seek solution to 'menace' of North Korea Trump and Asian allies seek solution to 'menace' of North Korea
- July 10, 2017

There will "eventually be a success" against Pyongyang , Trump said. Speaking to reporters later on Air Force One, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the Trump-Xi meeting lasted over an hour-and-a-half, and they had "substantive discussions" about how to deal with North Korea together. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief, US, in talks on Ukraine North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chief, US, in talks on Ukraine
- July 10, 2017

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters Sunday in Kiev that Russian Federation must make the first move to de-escalate the Ukraine conflict. Responding to Stoltenberg's comments, the Kremlin said on Monday that Russian Federation does not have troops in Ukraine . He added that "an active effort to reform the security and defense sectors to comply with membership criteria now lies ahead." . (more...)
19-year-old wins California Lottery -- twice 19-year-old wins California Lottery -- twice
- July 10, 2017

Well, Rosa Dominguez, you may have just taken the cake. Her first ticket came from an Eagle Energy gas station in Paso Robles, California, which won her $555,000 (£431,000). "I was so nervous I just wanted to cry", she shared. She ended up winning an additional $100,000. Not too shabby for someone still technically considered a teenager. (more...)
Tillerson in Istanbul amid Turkey-US tensions Tillerson in Istanbul amid Turkey-US tensions
- July 10, 2017

Tillerson said when he was first notified he was going to receive the award - before being nominated by President Donald Trump as top USA diplomat - he thought he would merely be interrupting a retirement spent fishing in the mountains. "This award is for them - I am here because of what they've achieved". "It's just a fact of geography that Turkey sits at the crossroads of vital energy resources along supply routes and routes to consumers", he said. (more...)
Nigeria, Libya to attend OPEC/non-OPEC meeting in July - Russia Nigeria, Libya to attend OPEC/non-OPEC meeting in July - Russia
- July 10, 2017

Oil prices fell by more than 1 percent early on Friday, with US crude futures dipping below $45 per barrel as news of a rise in USA production added to earlier reports that OPEC output was also on the rise. Prices slid 2.5 per cent last week. Russia, which is cooperating with OPEC in a deal to stem production, said it was ready to consider revising parameters of the deal if needed. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway Defends Trump Jr: No 'Meaningful' Information Was Received Kellyanne Conway Defends Trump Jr: No 'Meaningful' Information Was Received
- July 10, 2017

Also attending that meeting were Paul Manafort, campaign chairman at the time , and current White House adviser Jared Kushner. Plus, Conway added, there was no shortage of negative information on Trump's general election opponent. Shortly after Conway's Good Morning America interview concluded, Trump Jr. admitted that he attended the June 9 meeting as a representative of the Trump campaign. (more...)
IPhone 8 May Not Have Wireless Charging on Release Day IPhone 8 May Not Have Wireless Charging on Release Day
- July 10, 2017

Still, the idea that the charging hardware will be an add-on accessory may certainly dampen some expected excitement about the next-generation iPhone. A separate tweet from serial leaker Benjamin Geskin over the weekend says Apple is planning four color options for the iPhone 8. It could also mean some sort of charging case or dongle for the iPhone's port-while unlikely, an impossibly uncool extra for a 21-century Apple product. (more...)
Real Madrid beat Barcelona and Liverpool to Betis star Real Madrid beat Barcelona and Liverpool to Betis star
- July 10, 2017

Real Betis president Angel Haro has confirmed Dani Ceballos has rejected a new contract at the club and has chosen to join Real Madrid . Speaking from Betis' training camp at Montecastillo, Haro told AS: "Ceballos rejected a new contract offer from Betis". (more...)
Microsoft bundles Office and Windows for businesses with Microsoft 365
- July 10, 2017

On one hand, if you subscribe to several Microsoft services that are being bundled into Microsoft 365, this can likely streamline the process of utilizing these services and reduce the complexity of your licensing agreements and subscriptions. (more...)
22 dead, many missing as floods swamp southern Japan 22 dead, many missing as floods swamp southern Japan
- July 10, 2017

This raised the total number of evacuees from heavily-hit areas as of noon on July 10 to 1,027 in Asakura and 313 in Toho, Fukuoka Prefecture, and 384 in Hita, Oita Prefecture, for a total of 1,724 people. Around 30 people are still unaccounted for in Fukuoka and Oita prefectures, which have been inundated by torrential rain since Wednesday that has so far claimed 18 lives. (more...)
Report claims Swansea City want £50m for Gylfi Sigurdsson Report claims Swansea City want £50m for Gylfi Sigurdsson
- July 10, 2017

The report has also claimed of Everton's interest in the Iceland worldwide, while The Daily Star reported earlier this month that West Ham United want the 27-year-old. The Toffees have been the biggest spenders of the summer so far, laying out nearly £100m on Michael Keane , Davy Klaassen, Henry Onyekuru, Jordan Pickford and Sandro Ramirez. (more...)
India's Sensex hits record high; Nifty races past 9700 India's Sensex hits record high; Nifty races past 9700
- July 10, 2017

Other Sensex components that also gained were L&T, Axis Bank, Adani ports, Asian Paint, Dr Reddy's, Tata Steel, PowerGrid, Bajaj Auto and Cipla, gaining by up to 1.56 per cent. Tata Motors advanced 2.3 percent after sales of its British luxury unit Jaguar Land Rover rose 11 percent in June from previous year. ■ 9.22am: Biocon Ltd fell 5% to Rs321.05 after the company said that while it has received GMP approval for its biologics drug substance facilities from French Regulator ANSM, its drug ... (more...)
Chaffetz: Comey's silence on memos 'raised a lot of eyebrows' Chaffetz: Comey's silence on memos 'raised a lot of eyebrows'
- July 10, 2017

In his testimony Comey also professed his view that the memos constituted his personal property for him to do with as he saw fit. The recently retired lawmaker said that if the memos did contain classified information, Comey may have broken the law by sharing them with a friend. (more...)
Survival tips for Day One of NJ's summer of commuting hell Survival tips for Day One of NJ's summer of commuting hell
- July 10, 2017

With fewer platforms available, the fix work will complicate schedules for the three rail operators that use Penn Station: the national rail corporation Amtrak and the regional commuter train operators New Jersey Transit and the Long Island Rail Road . (more...)
Western doctors say Liu Xiaobo can travel Western doctors say Liu Xiaobo can travel
- July 10, 2017

The physicians, Joseph Herman of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Markus Büchler of the University of Heidelberg, met Liu and his Chinese medical team over the weekend at a hospital in the northeastern city of Shenyang, the Wall Street Journal reports. (more...)
Teen dragged by bear in Boulder County survives Teen dragged by bear in Boulder County survives
- July 10, 2017

He also told KMGH-TV: "I just started hitting the bear as hard as I could". "I thought I was dreaming for a second and then I thought this hurts too bad to be dreaming", says Dylan. "Unprovoked, the bear proceeded to attack one staff member". Wildlife officers did not find any food at the site to attract the bear and have since set up traps in the area. (more...)
Police body cam captures man proposing to his girlfriend during arrest Police body cam captures man proposing to his girlfriend during arrest
- July 10, 2017

Peal told CNN the police officers were "wonderful" for letting her son propose to Keith while under arrest. "Are you kidding me?" In handcuffs, Thompson got down on one knee and asked Keith to marry him. He was released on bail the next day. "I guess it's like an unconditional love, you know?" said Leandria Keith , bride-to-be. "Hopefully it will help him make the choices it will take to support his future wife and his kids. (more...)
Senior police official, two others die in Pakistan blast Senior police official, two others die in Pakistan blast
- July 10, 2017

Last month, fourteen people, including seven policemen, were martyred and 21 injured in a suicide vehicle bombing near the office of the inspector general of police in Balochistan on Gulistan Road, Quetta . The Federal Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan also strongly condemned the Chaman blast, and sought the report of the incident. Two other officials providing security to the DPO were also critically injured in the blast. (more...)
OPP identify two men who drowned at Wasaga Beach OPP identify two men who drowned at Wasaga Beach
- July 10, 2017

Witnesses said they saw the men slip under the water after struggling to stay afloat. Dilvinder Lakhanpal, 27, of Caledon and Nimit Sharma, 26, of Collingwood were found after a land and water search that lasted approximately an hour, during which wave swells sometimes exceeded two metres. (more...)