Iran looks to buy newest Russian weapons despite US warnings
BEIRUT, LEBANON (8:45 A.M.) – Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali said on Monday that Tehran is interested in buying the latest Russian weapons, stressing that Moscow is a priority partner in military cooperation. “Of course this is the case,” Jalali said, in response to a question whether Iran was interested in acquiring new weapons from Russia. He continued: “We will consult with Russia about what we need in order to strengthen our defense capabilities. The Russian government and the Russian people have been and are still on our side in difficult times. Russia is also a priority partner for us. There are great opportunities in this field, and we hope that our relationship will be strengthened in this field over time.” Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian Hassan Rouhani recently stressed the continuation of cooperation between the two countries, the protection of the nuclear agreement, and the confrontation of U.S. unilateral efforts to extend the arms embargo imposed on Iran. According to a statement…
21 Jul 06:07 · AMN
NSA Boss Vows Response to Possible Efforts of 'Adversaries' to 'Meddle' in 2020 US Elections
The promise came as Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov stressed earlier on Tuesday that Moscow “has never interfered in the electoral process in any country”, including...
21 Jul 15:07 · Sputniknews
The Bahamas is banning commercial flights from the US — but you can still go on a private jet
Wealthy travelers contributed to the coronavirus' spread, and the loophole could end up a vulnerability for the island country.
20 Jul 22:15 · Yahoo
Terrifying moment huge flames rip through a Boeing 777 as it parks on the tarmac of a Chinese airport
The Ethiopian Airlines cargo plane caught fire at around 4pm local time today while parking on the tarmac of Shanghai Pudong International Airport. No injuries or deaths are recorded.
22 Jul 11:13 · Mail Online
Kanye West Hints at Postponing Presidential Run Because ‘All Black People Supposed to Vote on Biden?’
Rap superstar Kanye West has hinted at postponing his bid for the U.S. presidency after questioning whether all black people should be voting for Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
22 Jul 15:13 · Breitbart
U.N.'s Iran, China and Russia failures point to why Trump must get tougher, and reduce payments
Throughout its history, the U.N. hasn't functioned as intended by its founders. Instead, it has often functioned as if it were a mental asylum run by its inmates.
22 Jul 00:00 · The Washington Times
Sale of N-95 mask with valves to be restricted
Mysore/Mysuru: Following a letter to the Principal Secretaries of Health and Medical Education of States by Director-General of Health Services (DGHS) asking public not to use N-95 masks with valved respirators, the State Government is preparing to issue an order asking all medical stores not to sell such masks. This order will apply to Mysuru...
22 Jul 13:15 · Star of Mysore
Obama and Biden meet up to talk about Trump's coronavirus response: 'He just can't relate in any way'
Joe Biden sat down with former President Barack Obama to talk about empathy and Donald Trump in a new campaign video.
22 Jul 14:51 · CNBC
Looking to travel in Canada or abroad? Here's what you need to know
As provinces and countries continue to ease lockdown restrictions, many Canadians contemplating a summer trip are wondering what a potentially holiday amid the pandemic could look like. CTVNews.ca breaks down where Canadians can go inside and outside of the country.
20 Jul 18:18 · Coronavirus
Cut off from world, and virus, Gaza prepares for Eid like nowhere else
* Gaza, all but free of COVID-19, has lifted restrictions* Eid preparations almost normal unlike elsewhere* Health officials warn virus will get in, spread fastBy Nidal al-MughrabiGAZA, July 22 (Reuters) - Gazans are thronging beaches and crowding markets filled with holiday sweets and clothes as they prepare to celebrate Eid al-Adha largely free of the coronavirus restrictions affecting the Muslim festival elsewhere.
22 Jul 15:36 · Successful Farming
Giants' Gabe Kapler defends kneeling in protest as 'patriotic' after Trump threatened to stop watching sports if the demonstrations continue - as they did in Cincinnati and San Francisco
After appearing to reignite Donald Trump's contempt for athlete protests, San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler responded to the President, defending his decision kneel during the anthem as 'patriotic.'
22 Jul 13:26 · Mail Online
Capt Amarinder asks CS to formulate Covid guidelines for film shooting
The Chief Minister’s directive came after three Punjabi singers/actors made a representation to him through a video conference shortly after the Cabinet meeting.
22 Jul 18:07 · The Indian Express
Canadian warships give 'Greyhound' authentic touch thanks to Ont. naval consultant
From script to sea, there are many Canadian connections to the new Second World War drama 'Greyhound.' Gordon Laco of Midland, Ont., was the film's naval consultant and incorporated several homegrown elements into the story, which stars Tom Hanks and is set in winter 1942 during the Battle of the Atlantic.
22 Jul 17:33 · CTVNews
'I wish her all the best:' Ford defends decision to boot Cambridge MPP from caucus
Premier Doug Ford is standing by his decision to eject a Cambridge MPP from caucus after she voted against a bill expanding the provincial government’s powers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
22 Jul 18:55 · CP24
Sen. Wyden: Trump’s plan to send federal troops to other cities is to drum up his base support
Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon joins Yahoo News Editor in Chief Daniel Klaidman and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff to discuss the ongoing confrontations between federal agents and protesters in Portland and weighs in on President Trump’s plans to send federal troops to other cities, including Chicago and New York.
21 Jul 23:04 · Yahoo
Trump denies telling Jets owner, Ambassador Johnson, to ask U.K. for help getting British Open at president's golf course
New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, an heir to the Johnson & Johnson pharmaceuticals fortune, was a big campaign donor to President Donald Trump, who named him U.S. ambassador to Britain.
22 Jul 19:39 · CNBC
Pelosi says Trump will be 'fumigated out' if he refuses to leave after White House loss
The top US Democrat said on Monday that Donald Trump might not like the outcome of the Nov 3 presidential election but reminded the Republican president that he will have to vacate the White House if he loses.
21 Jul 06:27 · Bdnews24
The education crisis will not be solved by an order to return to school
As education authorities in the Western Cape try to get schools to reopen, the plea from principals and teachers for a more nuanced approach in the face of Covid-19 is falling on deaf ears. Schools are not ready for this and the crisis is made worse by prior failings that have never been addressed.
22 Jul 21:19 · Daily Maverick
Schumer: Trump 'Trying to Deflect Blame' to China - 'He Is a Risk to Public Health'
During a speech on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that President Trump referring to coronavirus as the | Clips
22 Jul 20:42 · Breitbart
Seattle, Bellevue, other King County schools announce intentions to go online-only come fall
Seattle schools and other King County districts announced plans this week to go online-only in the fall.
22 Jul 20:04 · The Seattle Times
EXCLUSIVE: 'There's nothing to worry about.' Kanye West's pick for VP insists the presidential hopeful is doing 'fine' after Twitter meltdown, as Kim Kardashian offers insight to rapper's battle with bipolar disorder
Kanye West's pick for VP Michelle Tidball said the rapper is 'fine' and insisted his string of Twitter rants are 'nothing to worry about', she told DailyMail.com in Cody, Wyoming on Wednesday.
22 Jul 22:11 · Mail Online
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry do not want 'a totally private life' but quit The Firm to have more control over 'who has access to them and how they spend their time', royal expert claims
Speaking to Town and Country, royal author Victoria Murphy said Meghan Markle, 38, and Prince Harry, 35, are not seeking a wholly private existence away from the limelight.
22 Jul 10:53 · Mail Online
Trump says schools should be open '100%,' educator union calls for $116B to 'safely' reopen schools
A study found that children 10 through 19 are just as likely to spread the virus as adults, but the results are not conclusive, researchers said.
22 Jul 22:56 · ABC Action News - WFTS - Tampa Bay
Trump Denies Talking to Ambassador About Moving British Open to His Resort
Ambassador Robert Wood Johnson IV did not deny the episode, but in a Twitter post he wrote that he did not violate any regulations.
22 Jul 23:25 · NY Times
U.S. ambassador told others Trump asked him to try to get British Open moved to his golf course
The U.S. ambassador in London told associates in February 2018 that he had been asked by President Donald Trump to see if he could arrange for the British...
22 Jul 23:50 · MarketWatch
It will be 'nonsensical' on my part to visit NDC head office without invitation - Koku Anyidoho
Former Deputy General Secretary of the largest opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Koku Anyidoho says he has no business to do at his party’s headquarters anymore as he no longer holds any position in the party.
23 Jul 00:00 · GhanaWeb
PM Boris Johnson tells army to prepare for quadruple winter whammy of coronavirus, flu, Brexit and flooding that threatens to cripple Britain
Lieutenant General Douglas Chalmers today said 'No. 10 has been very clear' that tabletop exercises to prepare for Winter must be completed by the end of August.
23 Jul 00:43 · Mail Online
Air NZ boss on refunds: 'We weren't ready to handle this'
Air New Zealand has admitted it was unprepared for the disruption wrought by Covid-19 and overwhelmed by the number of people seeking refunds. A...
23 Jul 00:00 · Otago Daily Times Online News
Kumbh Mela 2021 to be held on schedule, reiterates CM
Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has reiterated that the Kumbh Mela will be held in Haridwar as scheduled in 2021. He said this while chairing a meeting with members of the Akhil Bharatiya Akhada Parishad (ABAP) head Narendra Giri, other Akhada members and Urban Development minister Madan
23 Jul 00:00 · The Pioneer
Cabinet expected to make final decision today on closing schools
Teacher unions met with the Department of Basic Education on Tuesday again to relay their concerns and pleaded with government to shut schools to protect pupils and teachers from contracting the virus.
23 Jul 00:00 · ewn.co.za
Ministers urged to end face coverings confusion as deadline looms
Shoppers face fines of up to £100 for flouting face covering regulations from Friday.
23 Jul 00:34 · Express & Star
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh asks IAF to stand ready to handle any eventuality
23 Jul 00:00 · www.organiser.org
Almost 30per cent of CCM MPs in previous parliament may not return
If CCM’s decision-making organs do not make serious changes to conform with the views of the party’s voters - as evidenced during the just-concluded primaries - then about 30 percent of the ruling
23 Jul 00:00 · THE CITIZEN
US officials called the Chinese consulate in Houston the site of suspected spying. The US asked the consulate to close this week.
Sen. Mark Warner told NBC News that the Senate Intelligence Committee has been holding classified briefings on Chinese spying for at least two years.
23 Jul 04:32 · Business Insider
India should monitor ties between China and Iran, but must guard against hasty conclusions
The pursuit of a closer security partnership with the US does not mean that India should follow the US lead on its other important relationships.
23 Jul 03:22 · The Indian Express
Sushant Singh Rajput case: Shekhar Suman says, 'We cannot grudge if his family is not coming forward, we should respect their personal space'
Yesterday, Kangana Ranaut, Ankita Lokhande, Shekhar Suman and others came together for a peaceful digital protest on Twitter for Sushant Singh Rajput.
23 Jul 06:04 · The Times of India
Handstands in North Korea: Swedish ambassador takes yoga to streets amid coronavirus lockdown
Joachim Bergstrom has stayed on, and teaches occasional yoga classes to a dwindling number of international diplomats and aid workers.Joachim Bergstrom has relied on yoga to endure the deepening sense of isolation
23 Jul 03:26 · Livemint
3 held for attacking soc chairman when asked to wear masks
2 arrested have body offence record, while another absconding has attempt-to-murder case on him
23 Jul 00:30 · Pune Mirror
U.N. General Assembly: For the 1st time in 75 years, world leaders won’t travel as session goes virtual
The U.N. headquarters began its first phase of re-opening on July 20, under which no more than 400 people will be allowed to be present at the premises on any given day
23 Jul 05:40 · The Hindu
Opinion: Alberta appears to be crusading against its own cities – and Canadians should take note
Anti-urbanite populism could crash into city halls in Alberta next year, and that movement may not stop there
23 Jul 00:46 · The Globe and Mail
Petition Parliament to make Domelevo a lifetime Auditor-General - Ndebugri to CSOs
Former Member of Parliament (MP) for Zebilla and Lawyer, John Ndebugri has said that the President did no wrong in ordering the Auditor-General Daniel Yao Domelevo to proceed on his accumulated leave.
23 Jul 00:00 · GhanaWeb
Unfair for Prof Scally to single out first Covid-19 case in north
Professor Gabriel Scally has performed an enormous public service over the past few months in speaking truth to those in power on the island of Ireland in relation to their handling of the Covid-19 pandemic.
23 Jul 00:59 · The Irish News
Fritz Pollard Alliance to ask league to investigate Washington's process for its recent front-office hires
The Fritz Pollard Alliance, which assists the NFL in enforcing compliance of the Rooney Rule, has questions about the events that resulted in Washington's front-office hires this week.
23 Jul 03:38 · ESPN.com
Don’t come near me - Minister tells journalists due to fear of coronavirus
The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, appears to be fearing for her life in view of the many people in government, who are contracting the deadly Covid-19.
23 Jul 00:00 · GhanaWeb
I will not leave Atta Mills Institute for active position in NDC – Koku Anyidoho
Former Spokesperson at the Presidency and now Chief Executive Officer of the Atta Mills Institute, Koku Anyidoho has intimated that Ghanaians will miss his signature warrior chants on campaign trails because he will not take up a role in the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) if asked by his party to do so.
23 Jul 00:00 · GhanaWeb
2020 is a win for APC, the only hope in Ghana - Ayariga
Founder and leader of the All Peoples Congress (APC), Dr Hassan Ayariga says 2020 is the year his party will save the people of Ghana from the hands of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP).
23 Jul 00:00 · GhanaWeb
Dáithí's parents "thrilled" with new consultation on organ donation following campaign for change
THE family of a little boy who requires life-saving heart transplant surgery have described a landmark consultation on organ donation as a
23 Jul 01:00 · The Irish News