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Nebraska executes first death row inmate in 20 years

Nebraska executes first death row inmate in 20 years Three of the four substances used in Tuesday's execution had never been used for lethal injections - underscoring the difficulty states across the United States have had in obtaining previously employed execution drugs. The company makes cisatracurium besylate and potassium chloride, and said it opposes use of its products in executions. According to prosecutors, Moore was 21 when he fatal... [Full Article...]

India aims to send astronauts into space by 2022, Modi says

India aims to send astronauts into space by 2022, Modi says Wearing a flowing saffron turban, the Hindu nationalist leader also announced the plan to take the "Indian tricolour to space " in a manned mission that would make India the fourth nation to launch one, after the United States , Russia and China . [Full Article...]

British Columbia wildfire smoke prompts air quality advisories in Alberta

British Columbia wildfire smoke prompts air quality advisories in Alberta Sensitive groups should take precautions, including: children, older adults, and people that are pregnant, have heart or lung issues (such as asthma and COPD), or that have had a stroke. The only mask that the PSCAA recommends is the N95- or N100-rated masks . Seek medical help if you have symptoms that worsen or become severe. While much of B.C. [Full Article...]

Trump 'Looking Into' Revoking Security Clearances Of Former Officials Critical Of Him

Trump 'Looking Into' Revoking Security Clearances Of Former Officials Critical Of Him The officials are former CIA and NSA director Gen. Michael Hayden , former FBI Director James Comey , former CIA Director John Brennan , former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper , former U.S. "You would think the White House would check with the Federal Bureau of Investigation before trying to throw shiny objects to the press corps", she wrote on Twitter . [Full Article...]

Kerala floods: Kochi airport suspends operations; 33 dams opened

Kerala floods: Kochi airport suspends operations; 33 dams opened The Kochi airport suspended all operations till Saturday after rains hit transport services in the state. According to the statement, authorities are in the process of draining out storm water, but water levels have been steadily rising and that could pose a challenge. [Full Article...]

Priest abuse victims detail lifetime of trauma and broken trust

Priest abuse victims detail lifetime of trauma and broken trust Rezendes, a member of the Boston Globe's Spotlight team that exposed the church's sexual abuse cover-up in the city, said that Tuesday's announcement was almost identical to the one he investigated. The panel concluded that a succession of Catholic bishops and other diocesan leaders tried to shield the church from bad publicity and financial liability. [Full Article...]

FOX & Friends Host Brian Kilmeade: Omarosa 'Outsmarted' Trump

FOX & Friends Host Brian Kilmeade: Omarosa 'Outsmarted' Trump Is there really a tape? Donald Trump himself has unambiguously denied the existence of any such recording, and says Mark Burnett, who produced The Apprentice , called him yesterday to reassure him. In the eight months since Manigault Newman was sacked, Trump has yet to appoint a single African-American to a senior White House role as either an assistant or a deputy assistant to the President. [Full Article...]

Australian politicians condemn call to ban Muslim migration

Australian politicians condemn call to ban Muslim migration Labor opposition leader Bill Shorten called the speech "a low point for our parliament". "[Pauline Hanson] is abandoning the territory that made her infamous or famous", Mr Katter said . "The fact is if you were so appalled you should have got up and walked out of the place", Ms Hanson said. The Greens, the Centre Alliance and the Nationals also supported the motion, but perhaps the most fi... [Full Article...]

Italy refuses safe harbor to charity ship carrying migrants

Italy refuses safe harbor to charity ship carrying migrants The Aquarius , run by Franco-German charity SOS Mediterranee and Doctors without Borders (MSF), picked up the migrants in two separate operations and is now in global waters between Italy and Malta . It added that Libya's rescue coordination authorities wouldn't provide the Aquarius with "a place of safety" and asked it to request safe harbor from another country's authorities. [Full Article...]

Grieving Orca Mother Finally Lets Her Dead Newborn Go After 17 Days

Grieving Orca Mother Finally Lets Her Dead Newborn Go After 17 Days After nearly seventeen heart-wrenching days of carrying her dead calf around, J35 (nicknamed Tahlequah), the mother orca , was spotted traversing the waters of the Georgia Strait without her baby. Meanwhile researchers have been tending to ailing orca J50, a 3½-year-old whale who has lost 20 percent of her body mass and developed a depression near the base of her skull. [Full Article...]

Canadian cities make top 10 on global ranking of most livable cities

Canadian cities make top 10 on global ranking of most livable cities The Economist Intelligence Unit's annual Global Liveability Ranking, out today, placed London as the 48th most liveable city in the world , although it lags behind Manchester, which came in 35th, the highest placed of the UK's entrants. Damascus in Syria, Port Moresby in PNG and Dhaka in Bangladesh are among the world's 10 least liveable cities. Japan, which alongside Osaka boasted Tokyo in t... [Full Article...]

Two killed in hippo attacks in Kenya's Rift Valley

Two killed in hippo attacks in Kenya's Rift Valley In the natural reserve near lake Naivasha (90 km from the capital of Kenya , Nairobi ) the Hippo killed the tourist. Witness James Omollo said the man got too close to the animal which turned against him, biting him on the chest. "His injuries were serious and he died minutes after he was retrieved from the lake", Rift Valley criminal investigations chief Gideon Kibunja told The Associated... [Full Article...]

Defense Secretary Mattis Defends Reversal on Proposed Space Force

Defense Secretary Mattis Defends Reversal on Proposed Space Force Trump said the new branch was needed to ensure US dominance in space . The AFSPC has units at Air Force bases all over the United States. In an interview with Space .com, Michael Dodge, an assistant professor in the Department of Space Studies at the University of North Dakota, likened the creation of a Space Force with the birth of the Air Force in the 20th century. [Full Article...]

New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for attacks

New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for attacks The suspects - two men and three women - were arrested last week at a makeshift compound in Amalia, New Mexico, where authorities rescued 11 emaciated children living in filthy conditions with very little food and no clean water, according to police. [Full Article...]

Baltimore police officer suspended after 'disturbing' video shows him repeatedly punching citizen

Baltimore police officer suspended after 'disturbing' video shows him repeatedly punching citizen A federal investigation past year found Baltimore law enforcement has patterns of excessive use of force, racial profiling, and unconstitutional policing. Justice Department found officers routinely violated people's constitutional rights. "I'd like to believe that there is more to it, but obviously, it really makes us look bad", Ryan said. [Full Article...]

Death toll from Syria blast climbs to 36

Death toll from Syria blast climbs to 36 Several people remained trapped in the collapsed building for hours, with local reports saying that 10 people had been pulled from the rubble alive, while dozens of people remain missing. Meanwhile, Syrian government forces fighting rebels in Idlib province have sent more reinforcements ahead of a potential offensive on the last major rebel stronghold in Syria. [Full Article...]

Trump tightrope walk before rally

Trump tightrope walk before rally Police in northern Virginia's Fairfax County also reported the arrest of a man accused of spitting on state troopers providing security at a Metro station. Constance Young, who survived the auto attack at Charlottesburg, was among those who addressed the assembled counterprotesters . "We celebrate the success of this economy without any question", he said. [Full Article...]

Man Arrested After Car Crashes Into Barrier Outside UK Parliament

Man Arrested After Car Crashes Into Barrier Outside UK Parliament It didn't look like an accident. "How do you do that by accident?" Jason Williams, another witness, said the auto had struck a barrier on a lane used for access to the parliament building with force. Williams said there were, "about 10 cyclists waiting for the lights to change, I don't think he hit all of them, he hit about four or five", one of whom Williams saw get up and start "to chase the v... [Full Article...]

Democrats' hopes to take US House could stumble in Minnesota

Democrats' hopes to take US House could stumble in Minnesota More than two dozen Democratic House candidates won't commit to supporting Pelosi, according to a recent report from The Washington Post . A representative for Pelosi did not immediately respond to Fox News' request for comment. Many Democratic candidates have refused to back Pelosi for speaker if their party takes control of the House in November. An Associated Press analysis has found that ... [Full Article...]

U.S. urges United Kingdom to end support for Iran nuclear deal

U.S. urges United Kingdom to end support for Iran nuclear deal 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. Trump has described the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as a "horrible, one sided" agreement. Joining Russia and China, who have thrown their full weight behind the a... [Full Article...]


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