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World Supreme Court upholds death penalty for 2012 Delhi gang rape case convicts
Author: 0 Supreme Court upholds death penalty for 2012 Delhi gang rape case convicts

The review petitions challenge the judgment of the Supreme Court delivered on May 5, 2017 confirming death penalty for all the four accused. The apex court during the hearing of the case on Monday said that the death row convicts failed to point out "error apparent on the face of record" in the judgement.

World U.S. secretary of state unconcerned over 'gangster-like' N Korea talks
Author: 0 U.S. secretary of state unconcerned over 'gangster-like' N Korea talks

In the days following his historic June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, Trump had announced that the return of the remains and the destruction of the missile facility had been completed or were in progress. Pompeo brushed aside the comments Sunday, saying "if those requests were gangster-like, the world is a gangster", and noting that the UN Security Council has been clear on what North Korea needs to achieve.

World At least one killed in Virginia helicopter crash
Author: 0 At least one killed in Virginia helicopter crash

Police say they are still working to locate and identify the pilot of the helicopter, which crashed around 5 p.m.in the 1100 block of Settlement Drive and started a fire at a townhouse. The communications office of the College of William & Mary tweeted that an "aviation incident" has been reported in a residential area near Dillard Complex.

World Orrin Hatch may have given a clue about Trump's Supreme Court pick
Author: 0 Orrin Hatch may have given a clue about Trump's Supreme Court pick

Federal Appeals Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh's handling of a case involving a 17-year-old immigrant's request for an abortion could create issues for his approval should President Donald Trump nominate him, according to some critics, but backers say his role shows the judicial restraint conservatives are seeking.

World In Canada, 33 people died from the heat wave
Author: 0 In Canada, 33 people died from the heat wave

Most of the victims linked to the "overwhelming heat" were in the Montreal area, which recorded 28 fatalities, metropolitan health authorities told AFP in an email. Officials are advising people in Quebec to drink plenty of water and to check in on neighbours or relatives and get them to an air-conditioned place, especially elders with medical conditions.

World Father found dead after his two teenagers killed in Sydney
Author: 0 Father found dead after his two teenagers killed in Sydney

New South Wales Police Acting Assistant Commissioner Brett McFadden told reporters the father appeared to have planned the killings, using legally-owned firearms. NSW Ambulance Inspector Kevin McSweeney said when paramedics arrived at the scene they were confronted with "an extremely distressing and stressful situation".

World Montreal's England fans, bar owners rejoice in victory over Sweden
Author: 0 Montreal's England fans, bar owners rejoice in victory over Sweden

Russia Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev called the team's performance "magnificent", saying the tournament would change the face of football in the host nation. Former England worldwide Gary Neville, who was assistant to Roy Hodgson when they were knocked out by Iceland in last-16 at Euro 2016, felt the current pool of players have shown great maturity throughout the tournament in Russian Federation.

World Coming Monday Night: Trump's Supreme Court Show
Author: 0 Coming Monday Night: Trump's Supreme Court Show

And for the optics-obsessed president, the timely judicial fight offers him the opportunity to do what he does best - take center stage in a massive show. Additionally, three Democrats - including Donnelly and Manchin - supported Barrett when Trump nominated her to the bench past year. Given the uncertainty over which party will control the Senate come January, the White House simply can't afford failure in the coming confirmation struggle.

World United States soldier killed in 'apparent insider attack' in Afghanistan
Author: 0 United States soldier killed in 'apparent insider attack' in Afghanistan

But it gave no further details, saying the name of the service member killed would be withheld until next of kin were notified. The incident happened at an Afghan army base in Uruzgan Province in southern Afghanistan, according to a U.S. The incident comes just over a year after three USA soldiers were killed and one other was injured when an Afghan National Army soldier fired on a unit in Nangarhar Province.

World North Carolina mother alleges racism at private pool
Author: 0 North Carolina mother alleges racism at private pool

The video received millions of views and prompted a social media backlash. According to Buzzfeed , Jasmine Edwards was approached by a man while she was using the pool in the development where she lived and demanded her ID. The video comes about a week after a white woman was accused of attacking a black teenager at a SC pool, after telling him he and his friends "did not belong and they had to leave".

World North Korea: US is making 'gangster-like' demands on denuclearisation
Author: 0 North Korea: US is making 'gangster-like' demands on denuclearisation

North Korea on Saturday lashed out at what it called "rapacious" U.S. demands , just hours after the conclusion of what Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had called "productive" talks. Our correspondent at South Korea's foreign ministry, Lee Ji-won, is on the line for us. The alleged gift came after the song became a point of discussion for Trump and Kim during their summit in Singapore last month.

World Elizabeth Warren Responds To Trump's Million Dollar Offer To Take 'DNA Test'
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren Responds To Trump's Million Dollar Offer To Take 'DNA Test'

Model and campaigner Chrissy Teigen has branded Donald Trump a "dipsh*t" after he mocked the #MeToo movement in a speech . "We will slowly toss it, hoping it doesn't hit her and injure her arm". "Thanks to the " Me Too " movement, the American public has made it clear that they have had enough", she continued. Tester, who has run for re-election by pledging to work with Trump when needed, prepared for Trump's visit by taking out full-page ads in 14 of the state's newspapers touting ...

World Dallas police: Mom shoots man trying to take SUV with kids
Author: 0 Dallas police: Mom shoots man trying to take SUV with kids

Before she returned from the store, the mother saw a man enter her vehicle and attempt to flee, per CBS 11 . Determined to protect her children, she told Fox 4 that she asked the man to get out of her auto, but he refused. Wright was taken to a hospital, where his injuries are considered non-life-threatening, according to KXAS-TV. The carjacker has been charged with two counts of unlawful restraint and unauthorised use of a motor vehicle.

World New migrant policy shouldn't turn EU into fortress: Merkel
Author: 0 New migrant policy shouldn't turn EU into fortress: Merkel

Merkel, leader of Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU), was speaking at a press conference here alongside Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who is known for his anti-immigration policies. Merkel, who has said that Europe's fate could be determined by the migration issue, said the accords she had hammered out at the European Union summit and within her own government were aimed at keeping the asylum system from collapsing.

World North Korea warns United States attitude is 'highly REGRETTABLE' as tensions soar
Author: 0 North Korea warns United States attitude is 'highly REGRETTABLE' as tensions soar

Mr. Pompeo was speaking after emerging from more than eight hours of talks over two days with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's right-hand man Kim Yong-chol in a Pyongyang diplomatic compound. The North's statement said officials had presented Mr. Pompeo with a personal letter to Mr. Trump to convey hopes that the "magnificent relations and feelings of trust" between the two leaders would be reinforced in further talks.

World Mother sold her son to recover from the debt of drugs
Author: 0 Mother sold her son to recover from the debt of drugs

Esmeralda Garza, 29, was arrested and charged with sale or purchase of a child, a third degree felony. Garza's bond has been set at $100,000. The boy was bought by two men, according to jail records. "Garza stated that she and her boyfriend owe drug money and gave her child to (the woman) who pay $500 cash and clear the owe debt and and extra $700 when the "custody paperwork" was signed", the report states.

World Supreme Court Nominee List Shortens to Mostly 'Identical' Candidates
Author: 0 Supreme Court Nominee List Shortens to Mostly 'Identical' Candidates

The candidate and their spouse's appearance is also important to Trump, Politico reported , citing one person who said it is paramount to Trump that his pick "looks all-American". He ruled in favor of police's ability to gather cellphone tower location information (the Supreme Court and Chief Justice John Roberts ruled the other way); upheld a MI law that barred public schools from collecting union dues from their teachers, and required unions to do the collecting themselves; upheld a ...

World Mother Teresa charity shocked after India babies 'sold'
Author: 0 Mother Teresa charity shocked after India babies 'sold'

Missionaries of Charity cut its ties with the new system because it remains opposed to babies being adopted to single women or unmarried couples. The women work for Missionaries of Charity, which Mother Teresa founded in 1946. According to Mission of Charities spokesperson, Sunita Kumar, the organization did not approve of any adoptions that took place out of the home. "We are now investigating the sale of a newborn baby to a couple in Uttar Pradesh for 120,000 rupees", CWC chairman Rupa ...

World Japan: Heavy Rains and Landslides Leave Scores Dead and Missing
Author: 0 Japan: Heavy Rains and Landslides Leave Scores Dead and Missing

Several people have died and many are missing amid heavy rains, flooding and landslides in Japan, officials said Friday. The agency warned that Japan's Kinki region, which includes Kyoto, Hyogo and Osaka prefectures, could be particularly hard-hit by downpours, escalating the risk of floods, landslides, lightning and tornadoes.

World Statue of Liberty climber to be arraigned in federal court: paper
Author: 0 Statue of Liberty climber to be arraigned in federal court: paper

Okoumou is affiliated with the protest group Rise and Resist , according to Martin Joseph Quinn, an organizer of the group. A supporter of Therese Okoumou and an ICE supporter stand outside federal court in NY. "I wouldn't have done it", said the President, "I would have said, 'Let's get some nets, and let's wait till she comes down". The 44-year-old engaged the police in a four-hour standoff before two officers were able to climb up to the base and apprehend her.

World Pompeo emphasizes 'progress' as North Korea pans talks
Author: 0 Pompeo emphasizes 'progress' as North Korea pans talks

The US and North Korea diverged on the outcome of two days of talks on Saturday (July 7), with Pyongyang terming the US attitude at meetings on denuclearisation with Mr Mike Pompeo "extremely regrettable", hours after the Secretary of State cited progress on central issues.

World Scuffles as Israel readies to demolish Bedouin village
Author: 0 Scuffles as Israel readies to demolish Bedouin village

Thirteen people were arrested, including a teenage girl, a PLO official said. The army said Thursday that following the court ruling, the process of enforcing eviction and demolition orders was under way, but did not say when the buildings would be razed.

Author: 0 Evacuations ordered, up to 100 structures threatened by fire in Goleta

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Thursday night that the blaze had burned almost 8 square miles (20 square kilometers). The fire is now 8,000 acres and 5% contained, according to CAL FIRE. Governor Jerry Brown on Friday declared a state of emergency for San Diego County due to the wildfires.

Author: 0 North Korea says talks with Pompeo were ‘regrettable’

The top United States diplomat is under pressure to show progress after the June meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore, at which the two sides agreed to work toward the "complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula".

World The Morning Brew: Mom who confronted Pruitt reacts to his departure
Author: 0 The Morning Brew: Mom who confronted Pruitt reacts to his departure

Scott Pruitt's tenure as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency ended with his resignation , but political experts in his home state of Oklahoma say he could continue his career in public office. Trump's presidency as nothing short of "God's providence". "It's one thing after another with this guy", a confidante quoted Trump as saying. In a letter sent to EPA employees obtained by BuzzFeed News , Wheeler said he looks forward to working toward the "collective goal of ...

World UK Police Probe New Chemical Case, Same Used On Ex-Russian Spy
Author: 0 UK Police Probe New Chemical Case, Same Used On Ex-Russian Spy

Moscow has rejected British accusations of involvement in the Skripal poisoning, which sparked a diplomatic crisis that saw Russian Federation and the West expelling dozens of diplomats in tit-for-tat moves. The political tension between the two nations is also thought to be behind the small number of England fans in Russian Federation, considered to be their smallest following at a World Cup in recent memory.