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French armed forces chief quits over Macron's defence budget cuts

French armed forces chief quits over Macron's defence budget cuts

In his first political test at home, Macron, the youngest head of state in France's modern history, stressed that despite the planned spending cut, the defence budget "will protect the country". A fierce row broke out last week between the two men just two months after Macron was elected, and just as France prepared for the military pomp of a July 14 Bastille Day parade where Macron's USA counterpart Donald Trump was the guest of honour. Read More

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Liverpool Seal £10M Andrew Robertson Deal

Liverpool Seal £10M Andrew Robertson Deal

KEVIN STEWART has flown home from Liverpool's tour of Hong Kong with a view to joining Hull City for £8million. Liverpool were even linked with Robertson a year ago ( Mirror ) but the move did not happen. Robertson, a 15-time capped Scotland global, impressed in his 33 Premier League appearances for Hull last season but could not prevent their relegation to the Championship . Read More

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Palestinian Shot Dead By Israeli Army In Hebron Area

Palestinian Shot Dead By Israeli Army In Hebron Area

Tensions have soared since Friday. According to Palestinian eyewitnesses, Israeli soldiers responded with a barrage of bullets, killing the driver. The Waqf also said in a statement on Wednesday that "the longer Israel delays the removal of the metal detectors , the worse it is going to get" as more Palestinian worshippers converge outside of Damascus and Lion's Gates in occupied East Jerusalem for prayers. Read More

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CM Siddaramaiah in a fix after appointing committee to design Karnataka flag

CM Siddaramaiah in a fix after appointing committee to design Karnataka flag

The Karnataka government's decision to form a committee to look into the demand is a departure from the stand taken by the state's earlier BJP (Hindu nationalist) government. People of Karnataka have been using an unofficial flag since the 1960s during a pro-Kannada agitation. If the state government does have its way, Karnataka will become the second state after Jammu and Kashmir to have its own flag. Read More

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Palestinian worshippers hurt in clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem

Palestinian worshippers hurt in clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem

Hundreds of Muslim worshippers visited a Jerusalem holy site Sunday after Israel reopened the compound following a rare closure in response to a deadly shooting last week that raised concerns about wider unrest. Jerusalem police commissioner Yoram Halevi said on the Israel Radio that Jerusalem is now quiet, and defended security checks. The compound was reopened Sunday after Israel implemented additional security measures, including metal detectors at the compound to prevent further ... Read More

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Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert released from prison

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert released from prison

It was not immediately clear whether Hastert would finish the remainder of his sentence in a halfway house or under house arrest. His inmate number with the Bureau of Prisons is 47991-424. "They got him on what they could", he said. He sat in a wheelchair during his sentencing and used a walker to deliver a statement. Prosecutors went into graphic detail about the sex-abuse allegations, even describing how Hastert would sit in a recliner in the locker room with a direct view of the showers. Read More

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BCA Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in Minneapolis

BCA Investigating Officer Involved Shooting in Minneapolis

Authorities told the Minneapolis Star Tribune that the officers have been placed on paid administrative leave , which is standard procedure in officer-involved shootings. The former veterinarian became a yoga instructor, personal health and life coach and meditation teacher. Her maiden name was Justine Ruszczyk. Neither Minnesota police nor the medical examiner's office identified the woman on Monday . Read More

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New information on Delphi murder case to be released Monday

New information on Delphi murder case to be released Monday

This sketch depicts a hat that may not be accurate. According to the ISP's press release, the composite sketch is a result of information collected throughout the now nearly six-month long investigation. Photo and sketch courtesy Indiana State Police . Their bodies were found the next day in a wooded area. "We've got the information out there, the pictures out there, now we've got this composite that we feel it is the same person and we just want to make sure that people realize this ... Read More

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Sikkim standoff: Chinese media recalls 1962 India China war

Sikkim standoff: Chinese media recalls 1962 India China war

The government also felt the need for such as meeting as the Opposition has been very critical of the government's handling of the China and Kashmir situations. On Jammu and Kashmir, government's chief spokesman Frank Noronha said the basic objective of the meeting was to apprise the MPs from different parties of the situation following the attack on Amarnath yatris on July 10. Read More

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Police continue searching Pa. for 4 missing men

Police continue searching Pa. for 4 missing men

Dinardo has been arrested on charges that do not relate or pertain to this case", Weintraub said. Meo, his friend said, is "the most good-hearted, loyal, hard-working young man I've ever met in my life". Whether DiNardo was connected o the missing men - Finocchiaro, Meo, 19-year-old Jimi Tar Patrick and Mark Sturgis , 22 - is unclear, but police are trying to determine if the five men ran in the same circles. Read More

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1 of 3 victims in shooting is suspect's ex-wife

1 of 3 victims in shooting is suspect's ex-wife

In the first accusations, a 5-year-old female victim told police at the time, in June 2005, that Lever, who was her neighbor, had molested her, documents obtained by the York Dispatch said . The suspect's vehicle is a black 2007 Lincoln Navigator with Florida tag # 689NFN. Jefferson County Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates says police notified his office about the deaths, which occurred Wednesday morning in the suburb of Gardendale . Read More

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Explosion reported in Oklahoma, US Air Force recruiting office

Explosion reported in Oklahoma, US Air Force recruiting office

The suspected blast mangled the entrance around 10:30 p.m. and scattered debris on a sidewalk outside the military recruitment center in the southeast Tulsa suburb of Bixby, photos show. But terrorism has not been ruled out as a possible motive. Rice says the final determination on whether to label the act as terrorism rests with the FBI and that it is now a criminal investigation into the use of an explosive device. Read More

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Wanda selling theme parks and hotels in $9.3B deal

Wanda selling theme parks and hotels in $9.3B deal

Sunac invested in companies affiliated with the cash-strapped LeEco (樂視) empire, as Sun has said that he is seeking ways to expand beyond property into areas from healthcare to finance. The transaction is to allow Sunac and Wanda to "fully play" to their advantages, the statement said. Shares in Wanda Hotel Development, the group's listed unit in Hong Kong, surged after the news and were trading 74 percent higher at HK$1.01 by early afternoon. Read More

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Shot at Gender-Reveal Party; 1 Person Dead

Shot at Gender-Reveal Party; 1 Person Dead

One victim is in critical condition, three are in fair condition and one is in stable condition according to the hospital. Police said Garrett was visiting the area, but it's unclear why she was at the party or who she knew there. The shooter fled the scene and has not been caught. Some of the victims are children, a Colerain Township police spokesman told WLWT News 5. The pregnant woman was shot in the leg and suffered a miscarriage. Read More

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Polish president calls 'FAKE NEWS' on reports his wife snubbed Trump

Polish president calls 'FAKE NEWS' on reports his wife snubbed Trump

American presidents have always been well received in Poland and the country's conservative government, led by President Andrzej Duda , is more ideologically in line with Trump than his predecessor, Barack Obama. Ivanka Trump - joined by her husband Jared Kushner - is accompanying her father during his current trip to Poland and Germany. He also used the occasion to upbraid North Korea for what he described as its "very, very bad behavior ", and said there would be consequences for the ... Read More

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Angelique Kerber through to face Garbine Muguruza in fourth round

Angelique Kerber through to face Garbine Muguruza in fourth round

With her forehand starting to prove a particularly potent weapon, Kerber duly dominated the second-set tie-break, levelling the match at the second time of asking despite having to delay her serve due to the unwelcome attentions of a wasp. Venus Williams lost in the semifinals past year and is playing at the tournament for the 20th time. In the second set, I was starting to feeling the ball better and better. Read More

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Minnesota officials warn of effects of GOP health care bill

Minnesota officials warn of effects of GOP health care bill

Another Republican , Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, suggested it may take some time before McConnell can win enough support for the GOP legislation. Those who manage to stay insured would find their insurance is less useful. Republicans have called for a repeal of the Affordable Care Act - Obamacare - and have been working on a compromise that will persuade all 52 Republican senators to support the measure. Read More

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