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Author: 0 Bristol distillery apologises for Novichok vodka sold as victim died

Police on Monday said that Sturgess and Rowley must have been exposed to a "high dose" of the nerve agent and suspect that the couple "must have handled a container that we are now seeking". Sally Davies, Britan's chief medical adviser, also said the threat to the public is low but reinforced warnings to residents of Salisbury and Amesbury against touching stray containers, syringes, needles, cosmetics or similar objects.

People Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo has left China
Author: 0 Widow of Nobel dissident Liu Xiaobo has left China

Patrick Poon from Amnesty International said it was "really wonderful that Liu Xia is finally able to leave China after suffering so much all these years". Su Yutong, a family friend based in Germany, also confirmed her departure . Liu Hui is in China. Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a regular briefing that Ms Liu had gone to Germany to seek medical treatment in accordance with her wishes.

Author: 0 Facebook faces maximum fine in British Cambridge Analytica inquiry

It could be the first in a series of penalties for Facebook, political parties, data companies and academics as a result of the scandal . The UK Information Commissioner's Office on Tuesday announced a preliminary fine of 500,000 pounds ($664,000) after finding the social-media giant had failed to protect user data and wasn't transparent about how the user data was obtained by others.

People ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 20 martyred in Peshawar blast
Author: 0 ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 20 martyred in Peshawar blast

Presently, 62 people injured in suicide attack are seeking treatment at Lady Reading Hospital, authorities confirmed. The bomber blew himself up near Haroon Bilour during fireworks, police said. Terrorists have targeted politicians, religious gatherings, security forces and even schools in Peshawar . The Pakistan Army announced on Tuesday it would deploy over 371,000 troops to ensure peaceful and fair and free elections on July 25.

People President Trump Set To Announce His Pick For US Supreme Court
Author: 0 President Trump Set To Announce His Pick For US Supreme Court

White House aides said they have prepared "rollout packages" for the four finalists. In this June 1, 2006 file photo, from left to right, President Bush, watches the swearing-in of Brett Kavanaugh as Judge for the U.S. Kennedy provided a decisive vote in 2015 on an important fair housing case. A ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats is expected as the president seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right.

Author: 0 Massive US Spending on NATO 'Not Acceptable'

But NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg pointed out that military spending had been rising in Europe since 2014 and members were making efforts to meet the objective, particularly Germany, which is often singled out by Trump for criticism. To the pomp of brass bands and a fly-past of fighter jets, the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance holds a two-day summit from Wednesday looking stronger militarily than at any time since the Cold War and with plans to expand further to curb Russian power.

People 18,632 lay-offs in the Turkish public sector
Author: 0 18,632 lay-offs in the Turkish public sector

The 11th hour decree dismissed about 9,000 police personnel, over 6,000 army officials, 200 academics and about 650 teachers. Turkish media dubbed the decree as the "last" with officials indicating the state of emergency could end as early as Monday.

People YouTube to invest $25 million to boost 'trusted' news sources
Author: 0 YouTube to invest $25 million to boost 'trusted' news sources

This money will go towards employing experts to help develop news-specific features, funding sustainable video operations in 20 global markets, and expanding YouTube's existing support team that are dedicated to training and assisting news organizations around the world.

People May stares down Brexit plan backlash as ministers quit
Author: 0 May stares down Brexit plan backlash as ministers quit

Mrs May raised the prospect of a Jeremy Corbyn-led government to appeal for Tory unity on Brexit at a meeting of the '22 on Monday night. Johnson quit on Monday over Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for Brexit, warning in his resignation letter to May that the United Kingdom would end up like a colony of the European Union after Brexit.

People Grandfather Beaten with Concrete Block, Told ‘Go Back to Your Own Country’
Author: 0 Grandfather Beaten with Concrete Block, Told ‘Go Back to Your Own Country’

Thinking he might have gone for his daily walk, Mendoza wandered around the Los Angeles neighborhood searching for him. Authorities say a group of men joined in the attack. For an unknown reason (his family has suggested that she was upset he walked into her), the woman began to beat Rodriguez with a brick. "But that's not true", he said, through tears.

People Trump picks Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee; local politicians react
Author: 0 Trump picks Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee; local politicians react

The White House said that Trump has kept his promise to be transparent, and to choose justices for the Supreme Court from a list made public for the American people to see and evaluate. District Court in Pittsburgh in 2003. Barrett - a longtime Notre Dame Law School professor who became a federal appeals judge last fall - excited social conservatives with her testimony when she was questioned about her Roman Catholic faith in her nomination hearings a year ago.

People Rescue mission day two : four more boys evacuated
Author: 0 Rescue mission day two : four more boys evacuated

The Associated Press reports that four ambulances were seen leaving the area near the cave entrance on Monday, with patients taken to waiting helicopters. Divers took about four hours to escort the four from the ledge to the chamber, the source added. Eight people remain trapped in the flooded cave system.

People Trump To Reveal Supreme Court Pick During Prime-Time Announcement
Author: 0 Trump To Reveal Supreme Court Pick During Prime-Time Announcement

Trump was scheduled to announce his pick to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy at 6 p.m. Arizona time . If as expected Trump nominates someone firmly to the right, conservatives could dominate the court for years. A more conservative majority could be more willing to uphold state restrictions on abortion, if not overturn the 45-year-old landmark Roe v. Wade decision that established a woman's constitutional right.

People Trump pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation
Author: 0 Trump pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation

Dwight and Steven Hammond were convicted in 2012 of intentionally and maliciously setting fires on public lands . Dwight Hammond, 73, and Steven Hammond, 46, said they lit the fires in 2001 and 2006 to reduce the growth of invasive plants and protect their property from wildfires.

People First Boys Have Been Rescued From Thai Cave
Author: 0 First Boys Have Been Rescued From Thai Cave

Earlier Sunday morning, Trump tweeted that the USA government is working with Thailand's government in the rescue operation . The foreign divers and five Thai divers entered the caves after an Australian doctor gave the all-clear. The Wild Boars and their coach became trapped on June 23 when they set out to explore the vast cave complex after soccer practice, when a rainy season downpour flooded the tunnels.

People Trump Goes to Europe: Performing Triage
Author: 0 Trump Goes to Europe: Performing Triage

Trump's comments come the day after U.S. NATO Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison said efforts to prod members into increasing their defense spending are finding success. Though the European allies expressed dissatisfaction with the uncertainty that Trump's approach has brought them, they appear to be reluctantly getting onboard.

People Japan floods: 126 killed after torrential rain and landslides
Author: 0 Japan floods: 126 killed after torrential rain and landslides

Police arrive to clear debris scattered on a street in a flood hit area in Kumano, Hiroshima prefecture on Monday. Images from Saka, a small town on the southern coast of Hiroshima Prefecture, show cars buried in mud. The government has a long-term project nudging people in disaster-prone areas to move, and has even banned new construction in the most vulnerable places.

People Cockpit fire likely resulted 2016 EgyptAir crash that killed everyone on board
Author: 0 Cockpit fire likely resulted 2016 EgyptAir crash that killed everyone on board

All 66 people aboard were killed when EgyptAir Flight 804, an Airbus A320 en route from Paris to Cairo , plunged into the Mediterranean. The Department stated that the records can hear the pilots talking about the fire, fixed the smoke detectors.In the French civil aviation Bureau said that waiting for the final report of the Egyptian party to establish discrepancy in the conclusions.

People Mother survives auto crash that killed husband, 4 daughters
Author: 0 Mother survives auto crash that killed husband, 4 daughters

All the kids and one of the adults were pronounced dead at the scene, while the other adult was transported to a local hospital after suffering serious but non-life threatening injuries, CBS Philadelphia reports . "But it was nice knowing they were loved and accepted by their community, by so many people". To be that mother though, it would be unreal to have that happen.

People Theresa May defends Brexit plan after Cabinet departures
Author: 0 Theresa May defends Brexit plan after Cabinet departures

They would then need the votes of at least 159 MPs to actually get rid of her. Defence Secretary and South Staffordshire MP Gavin Williamson said: "The Prime Minister is putting her best foot forward in making sure we get the best deal with the EU".

People Dominic Raab is the new Brexit secretary
Author: 0 Dominic Raab is the new Brexit secretary

Davis quit late Sunday saying he could not support May's plans for close trade and regulatory ties with the bloc after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union next year. But leading pro-Brexit lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg said he did not think she would face a leadership challenge . In one instance , he blamed Sinn Féin for Ireland's stance on the border.

People Matt Hancock changes Government role, exits radio
Author: 0 Matt Hancock changes Government role, exits radio

A statement from Downing Street this evening said: "The Queen has been pleased to approve the appointment of the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP as Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs." and "pleased to approve the appointment of the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP as Secretary of State for Health and Social Care".

People NATO Braces for Trump Visit, But Fears May Be Overplayed
Author: 0 NATO Braces for Trump Visit, But Fears May Be Overplayed

A few moments earlier, Mr Trump tweeted he was preparing for his journey overseas to attend the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting. Trump has shown little regard for America's traditional bonds with the Old World, publicly upbraiding world leaders at NATO's new headquarters a year ago for not spending enough on defense and delivering searing indictments of Western trading partners last month at an global summit in Canada.

People Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
Author: 0 Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh

He has overruled regulators on cases ranging from consumer protections to net neutrality 75 times and even ruled that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional. Kavanaugh will begin making the rounds on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, accompanied by former Sen. The judge indicated that on the high court he would faithfully interpret the Constitution as it is written, providing an unsurprising nod to originalism .

Author: 0 Liu Xia, wife of late China dissident, left for Berlin

Officials have also insisted that Liu Xia was free to move around - a clear contradiction of the reality on the ground, according to her friends and people who encountered guards blocking their attempts to visit her at her home in Beijing. The last time a high-profile political prisoner was allowed to leave China was in 2012, when Beijing permitted the blind activist Chen Guangcheng to fly to NY after he escaped from house arrest and hid for six days in the U.S.

Author: 0 BREXIT BREAKDOWN: UK Foreign Minister QUITS, Theresa May Facing REVOLT

A third member of the government, Steve Baker, a junior minister in Davis' Department for Exiting the European Union, also resigned. And yet, unlike me, she still has power. Mr Davis, who has been Brexit Secretary since Mrs May became prime minister in 2016, said he had made compromises since taking on the role, but this was "one compromise too far".

People Death toll climbs to 41 in Thailand boat sinking
Author: 0 Death toll climbs to 41 in Thailand boat sinking

Lyu said China hoped the cause of the capsizing would be quickly ascertained. The government of the eastern Chinese city of Haining in Zhejiang province also said on its official microblog account that it received a distress alert sent by phone text message from the head of the Haining Haipai Furniture.

People Trump Administration Will Not Meet Deadline for Reuniting Young Children
Author: 0 Trump Administration Will Not Meet Deadline for Reuniting Young Children

The American Civil Liberties Union received the list of the names of the almost 100 children under the age of 5 who were separated from their parents at the border, according to a group spokesman. "This is real progress and I'm optimistic that many of these families will be reunited tomorrow and we'll have a very clear understanding as to who has not been reunited, why not, and a time frame in place", he said.

People WhatsApp gets suspicious link detection to fight spam and dodgy websites
Author: 0 WhatsApp gets suspicious link detection to fight spam and dodgy websites

The statement states, "WhatsApp is commissioning a competitive set of awards to researchers interested in exploring issues that are related to misinformation on WhatsApp". Last week, we had reported that Whatsapp is offering upto $50,000 grant to social scientists inorder to discover ways to stop the madness of fake news.

People Final five trapped in Thai cave to be extracted Tuesday: Rescue chief
Author: 0 Final five trapped in Thai cave to be extracted Tuesday: Rescue chief

The first group who were rescued were 14 - 16 years of age, and the second group slightly younger, between 12 - 14. Musk's efforts to assist in the rescue mission comes as the eight freed boys recuperate in hospital after spending more than two weeks seeking refuge on a tiny patch of higher ground in the Tham Luan Nang Non cave complex.

People More protests in Haiti as unrest continues over fuel prices
Author: 0 More protests in Haiti as unrest continues over fuel prices

They tried to leave for the airport early Saturday morning but turned back after they encountered protesters. Prices for gasoline were to rise 38% while diesel prices were to go up 47% and kerosene 51%, the Haitian daily newspaper Le Nouvelliste reported .

People AI changes Taiwan name to Chinese Taipei on website
Author: 0 AI changes Taiwan name to Chinese Taipei on website

The Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday instructed the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India to lobby New Delhi to remove " Chinese Taipei " from the destination airport name of Taoyuan International Airport, Taipei from Air India's flight booking website.