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Syria war: ‘Cluster bombs’ dropped on IS-held village

Activists say children were among at least 15 civilians killed in the raid by an unidentified jet.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 3:19 pm

Trump to attend Bastille Day celebrations in France

The US president will also hold talks with newly elected counterpart Emmanuel Macron.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 3:17 pm

Qatar condemns Saudi refusal to negotiate over demands

Doha says its neighbour’s stance is “contrary to the principles” of international relations.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:59 pm

Saudis complain at fake Israel plane picture

Social media images of a Saudi Arabian plane at Israel’s main airport are fake.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:52 pm

Italian father in passionate vaccines plea to Veneto governor

Falling vaccine rates are a “mortal danger to my daughter”, a father warns an Italian regional leader.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:44 pm

FBI find car linked to kidnapped Chinese student Yingying Zhang

The Astra that Yingying Zhang was seen entering on the day of her disappearance has been recovered.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:21 pm

Venezuela crisis: Helicopter launches attack on Supreme Court

The helicopter is reported to have been stolen by a police officer, whose whereabouts are unknown.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:08 pm

#NotInMyName: Indians protest against ‘beef lynching’

An anguished Facebook post over rising attacks on Muslims and Dalits galvanises people in 16 cities.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:07 pm

Lobster luggage

A lobster in a passenger’s bag is the latest of a long list of odd luggage items found at airports.

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 1:34 pm

Thai police called in to take on village’s female ghost

A village in Thailand wants police to prevent a panic after several incidents have been blamed on a ghost

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 1:20 pm

World – Google News

Six Are Charged in 1989 Hillsborough Stadium Disaster in England – New York Times


New York Times

Six Are Charged in 1989 Hillsborough Stadium Disaster in England
New York Times
Liverpool fans trying to escape before the F.A. Cup semifinal match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England, in 1989. Credit David Giles/Press Association, via Associated Press. LONDON — British
Hillsborough Soccer Stadium Disaster: After 28 Years, 6 Former Officials Face ChargesNPR
Hillsborough: Who are the six men charged over the disaster?BBC News
Ex-police chiefs charged over 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster that killed 96New York Daily News
Washington Post –U.S. News & World Report –NBCNews.com –The Atlantic
all 184 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 3:05 pm

Making Ivanka Trump Shoes: Long Hours, Low Pay and Abuse – Hollywood Reporter


Hollywood Reporter

Making Ivanka Trump Shoes: Long Hours, Low Pay and Abuse
Hollywood Reporter
Li Qiang, founder of China Labor Watch, describes Huajian's Ganzhou factory as among the worst he has seen in nearly two decades investigating labor abuses. A worker with blood dripping from his head marked a low point in the tense, grinding life at a …
China Frees Labor Activists Who Probed Ivanka Trump SupplierNBCNews.com
China frees activists who investigated factories for Ivanka Trump's brandUSA TODAY
Chinese activists investigating Ivanka Trump brand factory released on bailWashington Post
New York Times –Forbes –CNNMoney –Business Insider
all 36 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 3:00 pm

Time Asks Donald Trump’s Golf Clubs to Remove Phony Magazine Cover – NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Time Asks Donald Trump's Golf Clubs to Remove Phony Magazine Cover
NBCNews.com
Although Donald Trump has repeatedly appeared on Time Magazine in the last year, the company is asking that a framed image of Trump on its cover be taken down from several golf clubs. That's because the cover hanging in several Trump Organization …
Trump Unloads on Media AgainU.S. News & World Report
Yes, the White House is gaslighting AmericaSalon
Trump's bogus Time cover — the fake news that launched an army of memesWashington Post
Politico –BBC News –The Boston Globe –MSNBC
all 161 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:58 pm

South Korea’s president to meet President Trump this week amid grave concerns over North Korea – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

South Korea's president to meet President Trump this week amid grave concerns over North Korea
Los Angeles Times
South Korea's newly elected president is in Washington this week, hoping to build a relationship with President Trump and pave the way for cooperation on North Korea's advancing nuclear threat. Moon Jae-in, a liberal whose election could alter his
What To Expect From The White House Summit With South Korea's LeaderNPR
N. Korea vows to kill ex-S. Korean leader "any time, at any place"CBS News
N. Korea calls for former S. Korean leader's executionThe Hill
Newsweek –CNBC –ABC News –VICE News
all 278 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:36 pm

Trump Says Female Irish Reporter Has ‘Nice Smile’ – U.S. News & World Report


U.S. News & World Report

Trump Says Female Irish Reporter Has 'Nice Smile'
U.S. News & World Report
President Donald Trump noted the "beautiful Irish press" while on the phone with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. (Alex Wong/Getty Images). While making a congratulatory call to newly elected Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, U.S. President Donald …
Sexist or nice? Donald Trump interrupts call to compliment reporterBBC News
Trump creeps on Irish TV reporter for her “nice smile”VICE News
Irish Reporter Calls Out Donald Trump for Calling Her 'Beautiful'Daily Beast
Salon –Reuters –Vanity Fair –Washington Post
all 211 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:16 pm

Trump considering trade action against China: report – The Hill


The Hill

Trump considering trade action against China: report
The Hill
Three senior administration officials told Reuters that the president is considering putting an import tariff on Chinese steel. Trump repeatedly blasted Chinese trade policy during his presidential campaign, and has recently expressed frustration with
The back door to a new arms racePolitico
Trump turns up pressure on China amid N. Korea concernsFox News
Trump Growing Frustrated With China, Weighs Trade Steps: OfficialsU.S. News & World Report
Wall Street Journal
all 181 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 2:08 pm

China’s newest destroyer seen as challenge to Asia rivals – CNN


CNN

China's newest destroyer seen as challenge to Asia rivals
CNN
(CNN) China launched its newest warship on Wednesday, a large guided-missile destroyer touted as the latest in naval technology and seen as a challenge to naval rivals in Asia. The ship, dubbed the Type 055 class, represents a big step in the country's …
China's navy launches latest-generation destroyerABC News
Chinese Navy's New Destroyer Shows Expanding Military Power, Indigenously BuiltInternational Business Times
China launches first Type 055 guided-missile destroyerIHS Jane’s 360
Economic Times –The Japan Times
all 35 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 11:09 am

Video: Bus slams into Englishman, who gets up and carries on – Washington Post


Washington Post

Video: Bus slams into Englishman, who gets up and carries on
Washington Post
Simon Smith was crossing a street in Reading, England, shortly after 9 a.m. Saturday morning and had just stepped onto the pavement when a double-decker bus sped around a corner, careening in his direction. Just as Smith turned his head, the purple bus …
The Man Who Was Hit By A Bus In That Insane Viral Video Finally Spoke OutBustle
Man struck by bus walks away from incident … and strolls right into a pubSFGate
British Badass Gets Thrown 20 Feet By a Runaway Bus, Brushes Himself Off and Walks AwayGizmodo
Telegraph.co.uk –NEWS.com.au –International Business Times –Metro
all 141 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 9:50 am

Helicopter attack targets Venezuela’s Supreme Court – CNN


Newsweek

Helicopter attack targets Venezuela's Supreme Court
CNN
(CNN) A police helicopter launched a daring attack on the Venezuelan Supreme Court Tuesday, in a dramatic escalation of the months-long crisis engulfing the regime of President Nicolas Maduro. The helicopter was apparently stolen and piloted by an …
Stop Totalitarianism in VenezuelaNew York Times
Conspiracies Abound After Bizarre Venezuela Helicopter IncidentBloomberg
Helicopter fires on Venezuela government buildings in what President Maduro calls a thwarted terrorist attackLos Angeles Times
NPR –NBCNews.com –BBC News –Newsweek
all 186 news articles »

Posted on 28 June 2017 | 9:02 am

State Department reprimands China over sex trafficking and forced labor – Washington Post


Washington Post

State Department reprimands China over sex trafficking and forced labor
Washington Post
The State Department on Tuesday listed China as one of the countries with the worst records on sex trafficking and forced labor, a downgraded designation that Beijing labeled irresponsible and which could complicate Washington's efforts to further
State Department rebukes China for human traffickingCBS News
China Is Among Worst Human Trafficking Offenders, State Dept. SaysNew York Times
Ivanka Trump leads US condemnation of China and other countries for human traffickingLos Angeles Times
NPR –New York Daily News –NBCNews.com –Breitbart News
all 269 news articles »

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 4:00 pm

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