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World Megaupload's Kim Dotcom loses bid to avoid USA extradition
Author: 0 Megaupload's Kim Dotcom loses bid to avoid USA extradition

Mr Dotcom and his Megaupload co-accused lost their extradition case in December 2015 at the North Shore District Court but have since made appeals to the High Court and the Court of Appeal. "The court was taken through that history but has not referred to it", he said . "I will appeal to the Supreme Court". If extradited to the U.S., the internet entrepreneur would face charges of racketeering and copyright infringement over his now defunct file-sharing platform Megaupload.

World Couple critical after being exposed to nerve agent
Author: 0 Couple critical after being exposed to nerve agent

The statement from Wiltshire Police came only a month after police from 40 departments in England and Wales returned home after months of working on the Skripals' poisoning. The UK government's emergency response committee has met over the incident and a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May said she is receiving regular updates on the investigation.

World Tory Brexiteer's Message To Remainers Turning On Jacob Rees-Mogg
Author: 0 Tory Brexiteer's Message To Remainers Turning On Jacob Rees-Mogg

Matt Cardy via Getty Images Jacob Rees-Mogg warned the Prime Minister she must deliver what she promised - or risk her administration. The intervention by Mr Rees-Mogg, the leader of the pro-Brexit European Research Group of Tory MPs, sparked a furious backlash, with Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan accusing him of "insolence" in threatening Mrs May.

World Irish Water pledges support to drought-stricken farmers
Author: 0 Irish Water pledges support to drought-stricken farmers

Commenting on the ongoing situation, Irish Water's Corporate Affairs Manager, Kate Gannon said: "We thank the public for their water conservation efforts to date". The warmer temperatures are putting a strain on the use of water as many locals are opening the taps more frequently. The challenge is that demand for water is unprecedented.

World Fourth of July 2018 forecast: Will the heat continue?
Author: 0 Fourth of July 2018 forecast: Will the heat continue?

Philadelphia, which hit 92 degrees on Sunday with a heat index of 105, similarly sounded the alarm to its residents and visitors about the risky heat. Monday's forecast calls for moderate levels of ozone along the coast from Kittery through the midcoast. Showers and thunderstorms have their best chance of forming this afternoon into early evening.

World Why French President chose to visit Afrika Shrine
Author: 0 Why French President chose to visit Afrika Shrine

At a news conference, Macron called the venue "a cultural hub and an iconic hub" and said his visit allows him "to say with a lot of humility that I recognize the importance of this culture, I recognize the place of this culture". "It will be about a new generation of African artists - for them by them", he said. It will not be sponsored by France or European businesses, but by African businesses; it is brand new.

World ICE protesters arrested at Statue of Liberty
Author: 0 ICE protesters arrested at Statue of Liberty

The climber was among about 40 demonstrators who earlier unfurled a banner calling for abolishing the federal government's chief immigration enforcement agency, said Jay W. The group now says the climber was involved in the demonstration but the climb wasn't part of the plan. The NYPD says they are assisting U.S. Park Police to remove the woman from the monument.

World Arizona woman shot and killed 72-year-old son, police say
Author: 0 Arizona woman shot and killed 72-year-old son, police say

She concealed two pistols in her robe before confronting her son over the matter. she pulled out a handgun, shooting her son multiple times. She is said to have told deputies that he wanted to send her away because she "had become hard to live with" since moving in with him six months previously.

World Scaramucci mocks draft of Trump trade bill as 'FART Act'
Author: 0 Scaramucci mocks draft of Trump trade bill as 'FART Act'

The WTO, he continued, allows countries to charge high taxes "as large as they charge them to everybody else", but at the same time "locks in a system where countries can put big tariffs on our stuff while we have low tariffs on their stuff", and Trump finds that "unfair".

World US Would Be at War With North Korea If Not for Me
Author: 0 US Would Be at War With North Korea If Not for Me

President Donald Trump tweeted on Tuesday morning that "we would now be at War with North Korea" but for his personal efforts. In announcing Pompeo's travel plans on Monday, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders said the United States was "continuing to make progress" in talks with North Korea.

World Murkowski wants Kennedy-like high court nominee
Author: 0 Murkowski wants Kennedy-like high court nominee

Circuit Court of Appeals, and Raymond Kethledge, a federal appeals court judge who clerked for Kennedy. "We're going to give you a great one ". "There are people on that list whom I could not support". He has said he wants to move quickly and he will choose from a 25-person list of contenders compiled for him by White House lawyers and conservative legal activists in Washington .

World US agencies widen investigation into what Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica
Author: 0 US agencies widen investigation into what Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica

In April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified at two congressional hearings over the controversy. Representatives from the FBI, SEC, and the Justice Department have joined the FTC in its probe of social media Master of the Universe Facebook, which came under fire earlier this year for the Cambridge Analytica scandal which allegedly included the personal details of 87 million Facebook users shared without their explicit consent.

World Australian bishop sentenced to year's detention for coverup
Author: 0 Australian bishop sentenced to year's detention for coverup

Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson has been sentenced to 12 months in custody after being found guilty of failing to report to police the historical indecent assault of two altar boys. Fletcher was convicted of nine child sexual abuse charges in 2004, and died in jail two years later. "Fletcher went on to abuse other boys, and we grieve for the harm done to them as we realise the awful truth that this could have been prevented by timely action against Fletcher".

World We'd be at war with North Korea if it wasn't for me
Author: 0 We'd be at war with North Korea if it wasn't for me

Even that was viewed as bullish by non-proliferation experts considering the scale of North Korea's weapons program and its history of evasion and reluctance to allow verification of disarmament agreements . I made a deal with him. "There is absolutely unequivocal evidence that they are trying to deceive the U.S". The specific wording said North Korea would "work towards" denuclearization.

World Trump administration dials back Obama-era affirmative action guidance
Author: 0 Trump administration dials back Obama-era affirmative action guidance

The administration's new policy returns federal guidance to where it was under George W. Bush. "The Trump administration is sending precisely the wrong message to institutions that are committed to following four decades of Supreme Court precedent", said Ted Mitchell, president of the American Council on Education, a trade group that represents presidents of numerous country's colleges and universities.

World Will talk about Syria, Ukraine and elections with Putin
Author: 0 Will talk about Syria, Ukraine and elections with Putin

The parties intend to discuss a wide range of topics, including the situation in Syria and Ukraine, said the President of the United States. Russian Federation seized Crimea in 2014 after sending in troops, taking over key facilities, and staging a referendum deemed illegitimate by at least 100 countries in the United Nations.

World Trump plans to hold talks with Putin
Author: 0 Trump plans to hold talks with Putin "tete-a-tete"

Petersburg amid preparations for a summit between the nations' presidents. A delegation of USA lawmakers met with Russia's top diplomat in Moscow on Tuesday in an effort to boost relations as the USA and Russian presidents are set to meet in two weeks.

Author: 0 Trump says nuclear talks with North Korea 'going well'

Sanders pointed to a meeting over the weekend between Sung Kim, the USA ambassador to the Philippines, and North Korean officials in the demilitarized zone. The president was referring to the talks that Sung Kim, the U.S. ambassador to the Philippines, and his delegation had with North Korean officials over the weekend in Panmunjom, a village on the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas.

World WhatsApp rumors reportedly led to lynchings in India
Author: 0 WhatsApp rumors reportedly led to lynchings in India

The police say that the victims were nomads, who were there in the village seeking alms. " Five outsiders were murdered by villagers on suspicion of child kidnapping in Rainpada village ", Dhule Superintendent of Police M. Just four days back, a woman beggar was beaten to death by a mob on suspicion of being a child-lifter in Gujarat's Ahmedabad. According to report , the mob caught hold of victims while they were passing through Ahmedabad's Vadaj area in an auto and thrashed them.

World Canada retaliates tariffs on U.S. metals, orange juice
Author: 0 Canada retaliates tariffs on U.S. metals, orange juice

Canada announced Sunday that the tariffs amount to $16.6 billion Canadian dollars or $12.5 billion in US dollars. U.S. allies are upset with Trump after he imposed a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum. Other countries have also slapped retaliatory tariffs on the United States, with the European Union adding taxes on motorcycles, bourbon, and orange juice .

World Governments order probe in Andheri bridge collapse incident
Author: 0 Governments order probe in Andheri bridge collapse incident

The city traffic police has issued an advisory to commuters about which routes to follow in view of the bridge collapse . Work was also on to remove the debris from the WR tracks which blocked services in both directions, hitting hard the Mumbai commuters bound for their offices.

World Chattanooga woman identified as victim in Bahamas boat explosion
Author: 0 Chattanooga woman identified as victim in Bahamas boat explosion

New York-resident Mike Schaffer told local CBS-affiliate WCAX-TV that he was shocked to hear that his niece and her family were injured in an explosion. So far, the family has raised over $30,000 of their $50,000 goal. "The kind words and prayers are very much needed and appreciated", the most recent update reads on the page.

World South African woman found alive in morgue fridge
Author: 0 South African woman found alive in morgue fridge

The woman was taken to the Carletonville morgue after paramedics at the accident scene found she wasn't breathing. The woman, from Gauteng, was immediately taken to Leratong Hospital in Krugersdorp, where she's receiving care. "There is no proof of any negligence by our crew‚" Timeslive reported in a quote from Bradnick. The man said that the family of the woman were in shock.

World Trump will order flags to half-staff in honor of newspaper shooting victims
Author: 0 Trump will order flags to half-staff in honor of newspaper shooting victims

The Baltimore Sun reported on Monday that Trump declined a request from Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley to order that flags be lowered to half-staffed - a move usually taken to honour victims of national tragedies. The White House has not responded to a request for comment from Newsweek on why the president allegedly rejected the request to lower flags to half-staff.

World Former Malaysian premier Najib arrested, to be charged Wednesday
Author: 0 Former Malaysian premier Najib arrested, to be charged Wednesday

The special task force looking into wrongdoing at the state fund, 1Malaysia Development Berhad ( 1MDB ), said in a statement that Najib has been arrested and will be brought to court Wednesday morning. After his election defeat, Najib stepped down as chairman of Barisan Nasional, the coalition that has ruled the country since independence from Britain in 1957, and as president of the United Malays National Organisation, the largest party within that coalition.

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