The FBI on Monday confirmed they are investigating a hack into the Democratic National Committee, the first acknowledgment from the agency that they are probing the incident, which US officials suspect came from a Russian cyber attack. Fallout over the emails led DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz to announce her resignation Sunday.
Pakistan and India now sit on roughly 120 nuclear warheads each – enough to eradicate life from earth several times over. 1989-2002 conflict between the two countries led to at least 50,000 deaths. Stuation could escalate rapidly towards a doomsday scenario.
Study recently released by the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) shows that Americans spend $30.2 billion on complementary health approaches each year. Natural product supplements like fish oil, probiotics more popular. The world’s second-largest retailer, Costco, announced this year thatorganic sales had jumped 72 percent since 2008, with its organics sales totaling $4 billion last year..
Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager continues to claim that Russian hackers are responsible for the leak of tens of thousands of emails from the Democratic National Committee despite evidence to the contrary and says that it is a deliberate attempt by the Kremlin to influence the US presidential election to favor the candidacy of Donald Trump.
At a lively Sunday march in support of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, chants of “lock her up,” “Hillary for Prison” signs and t-shirts and calls for indictment were common among the most ardent supporters of Mr. Sanders, who arrived in Philadelphia to make their voices heard to the delegates attending the Democratic National Convention..
Russia is developing a next-gen stealth bomber, capable of exiting Earth’s atmosphere, flying anywhere on the planet within two hours, and hypothetically even launching a nuclear strike from space; won’t be visible to radar will reportedly burn traditional kerosene fuel while flying in Earth’s atmosphere, run on methane and oxygen while in space.. Running these two fuel types will require two engines.
Following massive “migration” of Muslims to Europe, Austrians are building a massive wall to keep them out. Engineers in the central European state have finalised plans for the vast barrier, which would stretch along its entire southern border with Hungary. State officials have reached agreements with hundreds of landowners along the 100km stretch of border.
Republican White House nominee Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the United States could pull out of the World Trade Organization if he is elected president during a interview. has already threatened to renegotiate or rip up the North American Free Trade Agreement. He said he would slap punitive import taxes of up to 30 percent on firms that moved manufacturing activities abroad, citing NAFTA partner Mexico as an example. Said that French and German citizens could face “extreme” vetting at US borders in light of recent terror attacks in both countries.
The state-run Turkish Airlines announced Monday that it fired 211 employees over suspected links to Fethullah Gulen, US-based opposition cleric whom the government has blamed for the July 15 coup attempt in the country. Turkey’s flag carrier said, in a statement, that the contracts of the employees were terminated due to operational necessity, inefficiency, poor performance as well as providing support to the movement of Gulen.
Turkey ordered the detention of 42 journalists on Monday, broadcaster NTV reported, under a crackdown following a failed coup that has targeted more than 60,000 people, drawing fire from the European Union. The arrests or suspensions of soldiers, police, judges and civil servants in response to the July 15-16 putsch have raised concerns among rights groups and Western countries, who fear President Tayyip Erdogan is capitalizing on it to tighten his grip on power.
Africa’s continental body, the African Union (AU) has announced that it has launched for the first time, a single passport for all citizens on the continent. The AU consists of 54 countries. The only country in Africa, which is not part of the Union, is Morocco.The common passport will grant visa-free access to all 54 member states of the Union, promoting freedom of movement, will increase trade and investment among countries in the Union.
Roberto Alvarez, spokesman for southern Guerrero state, said Sunday that gunmen blocked a highway just over the state line in neighboring Michoacan state with pickup trucks and opened fire on the mayor's vehicle late Saturday. He said two federal officers serving as bodyguards were wounded in the attack, had received threats and was under protection from federal police. A local drug gang had reportedly threatened him because he refused to turn over part of the city budget as a protection payment.
"Between mid-October 2015 and mid-May 2016 ("review period"), WTO Members applied 154 new trade-restrictive measures, amounting to 22 new measures per month… WTO Members must individually and collectively resist protectionist pressures. The best safeguard we have against protectionism is a strong multilateral trading system," the report reads.
China has banned a number of online news organizations from reporting original news in an effort to suppress non-government approved information. The ban increases China’s influence over what information its people can access, allowing them to shape and suppress news.
Due to a recent heatwave on July 12, 2016, the solar power plants across the state were able to produce a record 8,030 megawatts of electricity around 1:06pm. This is enough energy to power 6 million homes in the Golden (and most populous) state. This is double what was produced in May.
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