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Ford government 'declaring war on the modern world', says Schreiner

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Dropping the emissions pricing was a major campaign issue for premier Doug Ford , who had vowed it would be his first act after taking power as part of an effort to trim 10 cents per litre from gas prices. "That's last century. I think it's an insult to students today that are growing up in a world that's completely different". EXPANDING BEER AND WINE SALES: The Tories said they would trust adults to make responsible choices and allow consumers to buy beer and wine in convenience stores, ... Read More »

Twitter Purge Costs Obama Millions of Followers

Other regular Twitter users have noticed their accounts dropping today thanks to the purge, while others didn't notice a change at all to their accounts. "Over the years, we've locked accounts when we detected sudden changes in account behavior", Gadde explained. The change in follower counts doesn't affect the active user totals Twitter tracks and reports on a quarterly basis to investors, according to the company. Read More »

California woman arrested in beating of 92-year-old man

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Rodriguez, though, said he bumped into no one. "I'm just overwhelmed how anybody can do this to a human being at all", Mendoza said. Laquisha Jones, 30, was booked for assault with a deadly weapon in Los Angeles . 'What's going to heal me is Jesus Christ. That's when about three of them also began beating him, she added. He was treated for cuts and bruises about his face and released. Read More »

Bill Shorten backs award for Australian doctor’s Thai rescue bravery

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Flanked by other members of the dive rescue team, Mr Stanton was asked about his emotions when the boys were found and replied: "Initially, of course, excitement". The saga of the "Wild Boars" gripped the world, with the lives of the group hanging in the balance as the threat of heavy rain injected urgency to an already perilous extraction bid. Read More »

Armless Miami man charged with stabbing Chicago tourist

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Crenshaw told police he was lying down when Cesar Coronado, 22, punched him in the head, according to an arrest report . The 46-year-old armless man was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida. Police found the victim on the ground, bleeding out of his left arm, and took him to a local medical center. His arrest record includes offences dating back to 2008 for trespassing, disorderly intoxication, vandalism and battery on police officers among others. Read More »

Trump Dings ‘Ex-FBI LAYER' Lisa Page for Skipping House Subpoena

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Page was subpoenaed to appear for a private interview Wednesday, but her lawyer informed the committees Tuesday that she would not show up. "I am very disturbed by this", Ryan told journalists at a press briefing Wednesday. What are you hiding, Miss Page? The text messages exchanged between Strzok and Page while they worked on the Hillary Clinton email investigation and the probe into President Donald Trump and Russian Federation have been cited by Trump and his allies as key evidence ... Read More »

Tornado Destroys Parts of RV Park in North Dakota

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Schwartzenberger said his onsite commander reported 122 structures in the park were completely destroyed. McKenzie County Sheriff Gary Schwartzenberger told the Bismarck Tribune on Tuesday night that a 1-week-old baby boy, whose name has not been released, had died after sustaining injuries when his family's trailer flipped over during the storm. Read More »

United States to impose tariffs on $200 billion Chinese imports

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Sources in Chinese state media told Reuters that Beijing is concerned that negative coverage of the president could further inflame the trade conflict between the two countries. The Retail Industry Leaders Association said new tariffs on Chinese imports would punish American families by driving up prices. "I think China hopes it can minimize the departure out of China of multinational firms", said Louis Kuijs, Hong Kong-based head of Asia Economics at Oxford Economics. Read More »

Blast rocks fuel tanks near Cairo airport (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

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The blast was loud enough for residents across the Egyptian capital to hear it and photos already show a huge cloud of smoke rising from the site that one can see from many blocks away. "Due to high temperatures, an explosion happened at a petrochemicals storage belonging to the Heliopolis for Chemical Industries", said Colonel Tamer al-Rifai, the military spokesman, in a social media posting. Read More »

Assad's flag raised in birthplace of Syrian uprising

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But Jaish Khaled bin Walid, a local IS branch that controls a small corner in the southwest of the province, on the border with Jordan and close to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, is not included in that deal. However, the so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that a Daesh-affiliated terrorist group had seized a village in southern Syria from militants who had agreed to hand back the area under their control to Damascus, a Britain-based monitor said Thursday. Read More »

Trump tweets 'very nice' letter from North Korea's Kim

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Kim continued by expressing confidence that "the strong will, honest efforts and unique approach" to bring about a new future between the USA and North Korea would "come to fruition". State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the talks will take place Sunday and the USA "will be prepared". North Korean officials didn't show up for a planned meeting with US counterparts to discuss returning the remains of American war dead, South Korean media reported , in the latest sign of tensions ... Read More »

Typhoon Maria wreaks havoc along China's east coast

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Torrential rain hit parts of Taiwan on Tuesday night even as the island nation escaped the impact of Typhoon Maria that officials were expecting, AFP reported. The center said a total of 3,430 people had evacuated their homes in nine cities and counties by Wednesday morning to avoid landslides triggered by heavy rainfall. Read More »

Ahead Of Nawaz Sharif's Arrival In Pakistan Today, Gag Order On Media

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Officials have said a helicopter each had been positioned at airports in Islamabad and Lahore airports for the arrest . "My enemies have gone after my family despite the fact the Joint Investigation Team head said that he found no corruption in investigations, the judge cleared us of any corruption, my daughter has been convicted who has never held a public office in her life". Read More »

Fire rekindles at Glass Nickel Pizza in Sun Prairie

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Konopacki says he doesn't know if anyone else was hurt. Officials have now confirmed that one of the firefighters has since died from his injuries, with another still in hospital in a stable condition. The strike was reported to the utility company ahead of the blast, so first responders prioritized efforts to shut down all the local gas lines. A major fire has broken out in a suburb of Madison, Wisconsin, after a loud boom was heard. Read More »

At Least 88 Dead as Heavy Rainfall Hits Japan

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With much of the affected area lacking fresh water and electricity and with temperatures and humidity soaring, the dangers of dehydration and water-born infections pose new risks. M - almost 80 people are believed to be dead in Japan after three days of torrential rain made rivers burst their banks, Al Jazeera reported . Among the missing was a 9-year-old boy believed trapped in his house by a landslide that killed at least three others, including a man in his 80s. Read More »

Injuries Reported After Plane Crashes With 11 People Aboard in Alaska

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Eleven people were rescued Tuesday after a floatplane crashed about 40 miles southwest of Ketchikan, Alaska, officials said. "This one had a good outcome so far", he said. Clint Johnson, the National Transportation Safety Board's Alaska chief, said the crashed aircraft was a de Havilland DHC-3T Turbine Otter. Alaska State Troopers have identified the plane as a Taquan Air flight. Read More »

Trump Says He Expects to 'Get Along' With Putin at Summit

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He also said meeting the queen would be an experience Trump "will really cherish". "We're still in the process of analyzing it". ". It is up to President Trump to hold Putin accountable for his actions during the meeting in Helsinki". The target date to get military spending to 2% is 2024. I would say Brexit is Brexit. "I believe through strength you get peace", he said. "No doubt was cast on the credibility of Article 5". Read More »

Officer Who Appeared to Ignore Puerto Rican Flag Shirt Episode Resigns

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Timothy Trybus , 62, originally faced misdemeanor assault and disorderly conduct charges for the incident where he angrily confronted the woman and told her she "shouldn't be wearing that" - referring to the shirt. The agency said that Officer Patrick Conner resigned late Tuesday. The officer is seen walking away. "The investigation is ongoing and the officer involved has been assigned to desk duty pending the outcome". Read More »

'We are not heroes', says United Kingdom diver involved in Thai cave rescue

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The boys had earlier received an invitation to come watch the World Cup final in Russian Federation, but doctors said they could not go as they were still confined to their hospital beds. Two days before the dramatic rescue bid began, another retired SEAL, Saman Kunan, died trying to set up oxygen tanks in a flooded tunnel. Two of the four rescued Monday have mild fevers, the secretary said in a statement. Read More »

Donald Trump shares letter from Kim Jong Un, says ‘progress being made!’

The letter made no mention of North Korea's plans to denuclearize. Kim voices hope that "the invariable trust and confidence in Your Excellency Mr. In another development on Thursday, the USA accused North Korea of violating a United Nations sanctions cap on refined oil products. In an article published by 38 North , a website devoted to expert analysis of North Korea, Robert Carlin noted that the language in the release suggested some progress has been made during the talks. Read More »

FBI Agent: 'Disgusting' Comments On Gold Star Family Inspired Anti-Trump Texts

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Trey Gowdy , Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. "Mr. Strzok, you are under subpoena and are required to answer the question", Goodlatte said. "My presumption, based on that awful, disgusting behavior that the American population would not elect somebody demonstrating that behavior to be President of the United States", Strzok said. Read More »

Exhausted Croatia must draw on reserves for France final

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He's saved England plenty of times but our pick is his epic penalty save from Carlos Bacca in the shootout win over Colombia. "Maybe (that was) a effect of being ahead and being the least experienced team in the tournament with the chance to get to a World Cup final", he added. Read More »

German court authorises extradition of Carles Puigdemont

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In its decision in the case of Carles Puigdemont , the Schleswig-Holstein state court said the former Catalan leader could be extradited on embezzlement charges, but not rebellion. He therefore can not be extradited on a "rebellion" charge and, if he is returned to Spain, Spanish authorities can not prosecute Puigdemont based on that accusation. Read More »

Trade and tea with queen for Trump in a Britain in 'turmoil'

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It is the USA president's first visit to the United Kingdom since he won the election and he will meet with both Theresa May at Chequers and the Queen in Windsor. It explains that "numerous demonstrations" have been planned for President Trump's visit between July 12 and 14, with most of those in central London, and large crowds expected. Read More »

FT: UK shifts Brexit focus for financial services sector

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May is pressing on with her Brexit plan, shrugging off the resignations of two senior ministers and the anger of eurosceptic lawmakers in her Conservative Party who have accused her of betraying her pledge of a clean break with the EU. Gove told ITV he was "absolutely not" planning to resign. Market players will now focus not only on EU's response to the document but also on May's leadership and a possible no-confidence vote, after already skipping one shortly ago. Read More »

Trump lashes out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies calling for increase in defence spending

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The summit in Brussels is shaping up as the alliance's most hard in years, against a backdrop of deepening transatlantic tensions in fields ranging from trade to energy and defence. Hannity pointed out that Germany is spending billions of dollars on an energy pipeline between them and Russian Federation, and that the country's former chancellor, Gerhard Schröder, is the one leading the business effort. Read More »

Judge Says US Must Reunite Migrant Families Or Face Penalties

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After the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU ) sued the Trump administration to speed up the reunification process in late June, a federal judge ordered the administration to reunite families who had been broken up at the border within 30 days, or 14 days for those with children under the age of 5. Read More »