• Ministers are still being persuaded Chequers deal is good, says Brexit secretary
Ministers are still being persuaded Chequers deal is good, says Brexit secretary

Meanwhile, UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warned that without a "change in approach from the European Union negotiators", there is now a "very real risk of a Brexit no deal by accident". "Short term, people are only going to move the number of jobs they need to carry on doing business -they can't make best decisions [because of uncertainty]".

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  • Weather: Overnight storm bringing rain, gusty winds
Weather: Overnight storm bringing rain, gusty winds

A stubborn, stalled pattern remains in place, bringing more heavy downpours and flooding concerns. That means isolated severe storms are possible. Damaging wind gusts and hail would be the biggest threats in the strongest storms. Rain chances will increase for the eastern plains during the heart of the afternoon as highs stay in the low 90s. Bu...

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  • Gunman kills woman and shoots 13 more in Toronto, Canada
Gunman kills woman and shoots 13 more in Toronto, Canada

Toronto police spokesman Meaghan Gray said early Monday that a second victim had died, though there were no further details. Police are seen in the alley off Bowden St., where the gunman got into a shootout with two officers. They ran to the back to the restaurant and hid under a table. "There was quite a bit of blood coming from both of their...

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  • Death toll jumps to 49 as strong winds fuel Greece wildfires
Death toll jumps to 49 as strong winds fuel Greece wildfires

Wildfires in Greece's Attica region have killed almost 50 people. More than 700 people were evacuated by sea throughout the night, said Merchant Marine deputy minister Nektarios Santorinios, whose ministry is in charge of the coast guard.

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  • Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse
Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse

The accident happened at a dam in southeastern Attapeu province late on Monday, releasing 5 billion cubic meters of water with "several human lives claimed, and several hundreds of people missing", the Laos News Agency said. It planned to export 90 percent of its electricity to energy hungry Thailand and the remaining amount was to be offered up ...

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  • Trump fires off hostile tweet in war of words with Iran
Trump fires off hostile tweet in war of words with Iran

Trump has also threatened to halt Iranian oil exports and is pressuring allies not to buy its oil . Yet animosity directed at the Iranian leadership is an established part of the administration's broader foreign policy. Bolton took a lower profile on North Korea, in part because he almost sabotaged the meeting by declaring the United States sho...

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  • US Southwest swelters with temperatures up to 120 degrees
US Southwest swelters with temperatures up to 120 degrees

In addition, young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles during hot weather , when auto interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes, officials warn. on Monday with temperatures expected to approach 120 degrees (almost 49 Celsius) this week in what forecasters say could prove to be the hottest days of the ...

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  • Israel military says Syrian plane shot down after crossing Golan Heights line
Israel military says Syrian plane shot down after crossing Golan Heights line

The story that was reported by the Israeli military is claiming that "the Syrian jet crossed about 1 mile into Israeli airspace". The plane was intercepted with two Patriot missiles fired from the Tzfat area in the Upper Galilee. Both aircraft are Russian made planes used by the Syrian Air Force. In a statement, the IDF said it was on "high...

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  • Report says images indicate North Korea dismantling test site facilities
Report says images indicate North Korea dismantling test site facilities

Asked whether the cost of future joint field activities would be similar to what was paid in the past, the Pentagon's DPAA Public Affairs Office said: "As of yet, there are no JFAs scheduled in North Korea so we can not speculate on what such activities may cost".

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  • 3 days to Pakistan elections, bomb kills PTI politician
3 days to Pakistan elections, bomb kills PTI politician

Along with his driver who was also killed, three other people, including two policemen, were wounded. Gandapur "succumbed to his injuries in Combined Military Hospital after a suicide bomber blew himself up near his Land Cruiser (SUV) this morning as he left his house for election campaign", district police chief Zaheer Afridi told AFP news a...

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  • How to view the longest lunar eclipse this century
How to view the longest lunar eclipse this century

ET, and the maximum period of totality will start around 4:21 p.m. ET, making it too light outside for the blood moon to be visible", Noah Petro, a scientist for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, told ABC News . The Red Planet itself is about to be the closest to Earth that it has been in 15 years - on the same night as the lunar eclip...

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation spied upon ex-Trump aide due to his Russian Federation ties
Federal Bureau of Investigation spied upon ex-Trump aide due to his Russian Federation ties

By March 2016, Mr Trump had identified Mr Page as one of a handful of campaign foreign policy advisers. The application to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act court, made in October 2016, alleged that Page "has been collaborating and conspiring with the Russian government".

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  • Most US Citizens Support Idea of another Trump-Putin Summit, Poll Reveals
Most US Citizens Support Idea of another Trump-Putin Summit, Poll Reveals

Sanders said on Monday that Trump has been "very clear about what he's not going to allow to take place". The Hill and the HarrisX polling company run the American Barometer poll . Trump faced intense criticism after the press conference, during which he appeared to support Putin's "extremely strong and powerful" denial of subverting the 2016 Unit...

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  • Donald Trump Slammed As ‘Insane’ & ‘Unhinged’ After Threatening Tweet To Iran
Donald Trump Slammed As ‘Insane’ & ‘Unhinged’ After Threatening Tweet To Iran

The tirade signaled an immediate escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran, and capped a weekend of angry tweets by the President on the Russian Federation investigation and the legal problems facing his former personal attorney, Michael Cohen.

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  • Israel fired
Israel fired "David's Sling" interceptors at rockets launched in Syria

How did the operation come about? No injuries or damage was reported , and the military says the rockets landed in Syrian territory. Syria's pro-regime news agency SANA said the first of "hundreds of Syrians coming from Lebanese territory" were heading to Qalamun outside the capital.

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  • USA urges Security Council to maintain N.Korea pressure
USA urges Security Council to maintain N.Korea pressure

North Korea's real annual gross domestic product had dropped by 3.5 percent in 2017, the South Korean central bank said in a statement . Earlier this year, the United States unveiled sanctions aimed at the illegal trade of petroleum products, coal and other goods with North Korea.

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  • Faisal Hussain identified as Toronto Danforth shooting gunman
Faisal Hussain identified as Toronto Danforth shooting gunman

Faisal Hussain , 29, died in an exchange of gunfire with police after he had shot at diners in a lively neighbourhood in the Canadian city on Sunday evening. Hours after the fatal shooting, in an apparently unrelated incident, a man with a knife was arrested during a military ceremony on Parliament Hill in Canada's capital, Ottawa.

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  • Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site'
Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site'

Earlier this month Trump tweeted the following. Trump is denying reports that he's angry with the pace of progress on the Korean Peninsula. As per diplomats and negotiators, Pyongyang has cared little to honour follow-up meetings and maintain basic communications and sought more funds when it comes to the United States while they carried ...

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  • Dozens dead after Japan hit with extreme heat wave
Dozens dead after Japan hit with extreme heat wave

It edged the previous record of 41.0 degrees set in Shimanto, Kochi Prefecture, on August 12, 2013, the agency said . The temperature reached 102.2F (39C) on Monday in central Tokyo, the highest temperature this year. This long-duration heat wave comes on the heels of Japan's worst flooding event in decades that killed more than 200 people. "W...

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  • Russian envoy says Iran's presence in Syria 'legitimate'
Russian envoy says Iran's presence in Syria 'legitimate'

Israel had previously turned down a proposal by Russian Federation, the big-power backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, that Iranian forces be kept 80 km from the frontier, according to Israeli officials. It was Israel's first published operational use of the mid-range interceptors. The prime minister's office on July 20 wrote on Twitter ...

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  • President Trump Is Considering Revoking Security Clearances of His Critics
President Trump Is Considering Revoking Security Clearances of His Critics

Rand Paul , R-Ky., said on Twitter that he planned to ask Trump to revoke Brennan's security clearance at a meeting Monday. Sen. Rand Paul said he's meeting with President Donald Trump Monday and plans to ask him to block access to sensitive information by a former top USA intelligence official who's been fiercely critical of the White Hou...

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  • Iran dismisses Trump’s explosive threat to country’s leader
Iran dismisses Trump’s explosive threat to country’s leader

The US secretary of state added: "While it is ultimately up to the Iranian people to determine the direction of their country, the United States. will support the long-ignored voice of the Iranian people". The missile, Hatami said, had reached the mass-production stage despite US-led sanctions targeting Iran's missile industry. The report also n...

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  • Trump attorneys waive privilege on Cohen's secret recordings
Trump attorneys waive privilege on Cohen's secret recordings

But if the conversation were recorded in NY, it would probably be legal for Cohen to record it. Cohen's office, which Federal Bureau of Investigation agents raided in April and where the tape reportedly came from, is in NY. During an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos published earlier this month, Cohen said his family "and this country" ha...

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  • Deadly Trader Joe's shooting started with domestic feud
Deadly Trader Joe's shooting started with domestic feud

Police suspect Atkins shot his grandmother seven times and wounded another woman before leading officers on the pursuit. The suspect took the woman, who may be his girlfriend, into a vehicle and drove off. He grabbed a folding ladder and tossed it out a window, helping his colleagues escape to safety, he told KNBC-TV. Police were seen carryin...

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  • Survivor says duck boat entered water as storm approached
Survivor says duck boat entered water as storm approached

And I started floating. The NTSB has reportedly said it will be on the scene for the next seven to 10 days. He also said that the life jackets were stored on the boat, but it wasn't immediately clear whether passengers were wearing them when the boat capsized.

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