Trio accused of stealing shark, disguising it as baby

31 Jul, 2018

He said one of the men grabbed the shark while the others wrapped it in a wet blanket, went into a back room, put the shark in a bucket containing bleach solution and put it in the stroller. You can see the surveillance video below. Salvaggio said the group likely knew what they were doing, and that they very possibly targeted that shark specifically.


Zimbabwe elections results latest: Is Chamisa or Mnangagwa leading in results?

31 Jul, 2018

After a mostly peaceful contest, the success of the election will be determined by whether rival parties accept the result, with the main opposition already having complained the odds are stacked against it. "I can't vote for ZANU-PF. what is left?" At one polling station in the capital Harare , officials counted large piles of votes using gas lanterns and candles late into the night.


AfriForum, DA urge NPA to reissue Grace Mugabe arrest warrant

31 Jul, 2018

Mugabe was involved in a physical altercation with South African model Gabriella Engels previous year, when Mugabe had found her in a Sandton hotel with her two sons. We are confident that there will be ways to get her (back) into the country. "AfriForum believes that the NPA should act in this regard, but if not advocate Gerrie Nel and AfriForum's private prosecution unit are ready to privately prosecute Mugabe", Spies said.


Trump again threatens to shut down U.S. government over immigration policy

31 Jul, 2018

Trump's tweet on Sunday came several days after the government said more than 1,800 children separated at the US-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors after a federal judge ordered the reunions. "We are united in our conviction that strong nations must have strong borders", Trump said. "I hope it's a negotiating tactic". The government has already faced a lapse in appropriations twice this year.


Destructive California fires could be 'the new normal'

31 Jul, 2018

But Bledsoe never made it home, and his family never made it out. Firefighters battling intense heat and strong winds struggled Monday to gain control of a deadly Northern California wildfire that has killed six people and destroyed more than 800 homes.


Mattis, Omani Foreign Minister Discuss Defense Relationship

30 Jul, 2018

Asked if Mr Trump's threats to Iran should be believed, Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne said: "Certainly President Trump has indicated that he's a person who's prepared to act in a way that previous presidents haven't". The US has intensified its efforts to squeeze Iran, the world's fourth-largest oil producer, out of the global oil market by threatening its European allies with secondary sanctions unless they cut all imports of Iranian oil by November 4.


Commerce Department Shows that U.S. Economy Is On A Roll

30 Jul, 2018

Trump has said he sees annual growth of 3 percent or more as sustainable. "These numbers are very, very sustainable - this isn't a one-time shot", Trump said on Friday , speaking from the South Lawn of the White House . Now, however, the passage of tax cuts and the impacts of deregulation are likely to keep economic growth accelerating in the quarters ahead. The narrowing trade deficit added a full percentage point to growth last quarter, though economists have expressed concern ...


Taliban sources confirm Qatar meeting with senior USA diplomat

30 Jul, 2018

Note that the U.S. is not yet confirmed, nor denied the fact of negotiations. If talks did take place, it wold mark a major shift towards the Taliban, and an insinuation that the Americans may be interested to wrap up the longest conflict in USA history.


At least 3 dead, 7 injured in New Orleans shooting

30 Jul, 2018

New Orleans Police Chief Michael Harrison said that two people in hooded sweatshirts appeared to "fire indiscriminately" into a crowd near a daiquiri shop, according to Nola.com. "A lot of people were out here tonight, a lot of people we know saw what happened and heard what happened", Harrison said, during a press conference.


Ecuador's president seeks Assange exit from London embassy

30 Jul, 2018

The journalist also warned at the time that Sweden would hand him over to the United States, where he could face the death penalty for publishing thousands of secret documents on its website about the atrocities of the U.S. As long as he remains in the Ecuadorian embassy, he can't be extradited to the USA or Sweden, and he can't be arrested. It was after pressure from Spain that Ecuador suspended Assange's internet access - his only link to the outside world in what is virtually solitary ...


MH370 report says cause of plane’s disappearance can not be determined

30 Jul, 2018

Speaking at a press conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia , Dr Kok Soo Chon, investigator in charge of the MH370 safety investigation, did not assign blame for the incident but laid out several protocols that were broken by the air traffic control in Malaysia and Vietnam which ensured that the plane went missing for 20 minutes before anyone was alerted.


Trump and Putin raise possibility of another meeting

30 Jul, 2018

Separately, US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said he was considering the possibility of the first talks in years between the defence chiefs of the United States and Russian Federation. However, Trump does not always respond to their questions, and frequently uses the bullhorn of his personal Twitter account to rail against the press, who he has on multiple occasions called " the enemy of the American people ".


Two Palestinians shot dead by Israeli troops in border protests

30 Jul, 2018

Two incidents this year saw the Israeli navy stop Gaza fishing boats attempting to break out of the blockade rather than into it, with the intention of seeking medical assistance. Israel Defense Forces said Palestinian protesters opened fire on Israeli soldiers in the northern Gaza Strip. Their sailing boat was halted by the Israeli navy and taken to Ashdod, about 30km north of Gaza, and the women were detained before being deported.


Robert Mueller and Donald Trump Jr. Cross Paths at D.C. Airport

30 Jul, 2018

He said he does think Trump could have known about the meeting after the fact. "Even more inconceivable that a lawyer would tape a client - totally unheard of & perhaps illegal ". The first such tape seems to contradict Giuliani, with Cohen and Trump discussing the delay of documents pertaining to Trump's divorce from his second wife, Ivana, until post-election.


India strips 4 million people of citizenship in Assam

30 Jul, 2018

Assam is the first Indian state where the NRC is being updated after 1951, with March 24, 1971 as the cut-off date, to include names of "genuine Indian citizens". Nearly four million people who live in the Indian border state of Assam have been excluded from a list of the country's citizens. " The process for making claims and objections will begin on August 30 and continue till September 28".


Lombok natural disaster: 500 hikers trapped on Mount Rinjani after landslide

30 Jul, 2018

Two trails were impassable following the natural disaster, he said. According to a statement from Rinjani National Park , more than 300 foreign tourists were originally among the trapped hikers. Australian man Jon-Paul Kennedy was sleeping next to his terminally ill mother in a hospital when the "terrifying" quake hit. Earthquakes have struck terror into the heart of mankind since the dawn of time.


2 dead, thousands flee their homes as California wildfire rages

30 Jul, 2018

In the city of Redding, which has been at the forefront of the Carr Fire, officials sounded more hopeful for the first time in days as the strong winds of the last several days abated. Liz Williams loaded up two kids in her vehicle and then found herself locked in bumper-to-bumper traffic with neighbors trying to retreat from Lake Redding Estates.


Polar bear killed after attacking man on island off northern Norway

30 Jul, 2018

The injured guard, who was not identified, was flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital, according to Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. His identity was not released. "He was attacked by a bear and bitten in the head", Ole Jakob Malmo, chief superintendent of Svalbard police, said. That's what makes the shooting and killing of a polar bear in Norway's Svalbard archipelago, within the Arctic Circle, all the more infuriating.


Facebook says it's getting close to yanking several Alex Jones InfoWars pages

30 Jul, 2018

This week, Facebook determined that one of Jones' recent videos - an inflammatory rant in which he accused Robert Mueller, the special counsel charged with the Russian Federation probe, of supporting paedophilia and pantomimed shooting him - did not violate its policies.


LA Judge to Hear Gag Order Request in Stormy Daniels Case

30 Jul, 2018

At a hearing in Los Angeles on Friday, US District Judge S. James Otero said he was reluctant to curtail the free speech rights of Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti . Stormy Daniels and attorney Michael Avenatti are seen at The Abbey on May 23, 2018 in West Hollywood, California. Otero singled out an argument Blakely made in court papers that Avenatti, in speaking publicly about the case, was pulling the U.S.


Mugabe Vows Not to Vote For His Party’s Presidential Candidate Mnangagwa

30 Jul, 2018

One prominent figure who will be voting, of course, is the country's longest-serving leader, Mugabe. He seems to be doing well, going by his rallies. "I will make my choice among the other 22 (presidential candidates)". But campaigning has been relatively unrestricted and peaceful compared with previous elections, and some analysts point to pressure for the vote to be judged credible to draw a line under the worldwide isolation of the Mugabe era.


Drug cartel puts price on dog's head after cocaine bust

30 Jul, 2018

A notorious drugs gang in Colombia has placed a £53,000 price on the head of a crime-busting police sniffer dog . "Her sense of smell is far beyond that of other dogs ", Jose Rojas, Sombra's 25-year-old handler, told the Associated Press.


Mugabe blasts Zim Military, ED Mnangagwa…Ballot Box NOT Bullet Box tomorrow

29 Jul, 2018

He said Mnangagwa had been a hard worker during his time in government, but he was not always truthful. The two visited Zimbabwe as part of an independent delegation of former senior U.S. Let people say we shall never experience again when the army is used to kill people. "I was regarded now as an enemy but if the coup was to protect me how come I'm treated now as an opponent", he said.


Jimmy Kimmel Has an Idea for the Trump Cohen Audio

29 Jul, 2018

CNN , citing unidentified sources with knowledge of the matter, said Mr Cohen was willing to make that assertion to Special Counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating whether Mr Trump's presidential campaign had worked with Russian Federation to sway the 2016 U.S.


Israel arrests Italians who painted mural of Palestinian teen

29 Jul, 2018

Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi has been released from prison after serving almost eight months in detention, according to Israeli authorities. For Palestinians she is a hero, jailed for standing up to soldiers occupying her land and intruding upon her family home. In Nabi Saleh, supporters welcomed Ahed home with Palestinian flags planted on the roof of her home.



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