• Papa John's founder resigns as chairman after apologizing for racial slur
Papa John's founder resigns as chairman after apologizing for racial slur

Schnatter hired the agency after he criticized NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality against black people previous year The fallout resulted in Schnatter resigning from his role as CEO in December. The call was reportedly created to prevent future public relations gaffes similar to Schnatter's comments ab...

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  • China vows retaliation for US$200B USA tariff threat
China vows retaliation for US$200B USA tariff threat

The Trump administration said the proposed list , which would put 10 percent tariffs on thousands of different categories of Chinese imports, is needed to increase the pressure on Beijing to change what the us calls unfair trade practices.

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  • #Hooyah! Thais rejoice at success of dramatic cave rescue
#Hooyah! Thais rejoice at success of dramatic cave rescue

The global bid to extract the team garnered attention from around the world after the team found themselves trapped on June 23 when they entered the cave after practice and were blocked by floodwaters. The commander of the navy SEAL unit that oversaw the rescue, Rear Admiral Apakorn Yuukongkaew, hailed the worldwide effort. The rescue mission whi...

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  • Man With World's Longest Fingernails Finally Cuts Them After 66 Years
Man With World's Longest Fingernails Finally Cuts Them After 66 Years

He only grew the nails on his left hand, keeping his right hand trimmed. "At the age of 82, having grown the nails on his left hand for 66 years, Sridhar Chillal (Longest fingernails on a single hand - ever) is finally having them cut", the video said.

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  • New footage shows sedated football team carried from Thailand cave
New footage shows sedated football team carried from Thailand cave

The boys would have to stay in hospital for up to 10 days, hospital director Chaiwetch Thanapaisal told the news conference. "All 12 " Wild Boars " and coach have been extracted from the cave", the SEALs said in a Facebook post . They were all were rushed to the hospital mostly because of fear of infection. "None of them show a level of st...

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  • Kim Jong-un Blew Off Mike Pompeo to Visit a Potato Farm
Kim Jong-un Blew Off Mike Pompeo to Visit a Potato Farm

During Pompeo's recent trip , meant to negotiate the details of the nuclear agreement signed during the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore, North Korea called denuclearization demands by the USA "gangster-like". Accusations from USA politicians, however, have triggered nationalistic sentiment among Chinese netizens. Instead, North Korea appears as ...

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  • Croatia become smallest nation to reach World Cup final since 1950
Croatia become smallest nation to reach World Cup final since 1950

But we've fallen just a bit short. Several positions remain problematic for the Reds and if they are serious about toppling current champions Manchester City next season they must ensure that the right players are added to the squad this summer.

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  • UK Prime Minister Theresa May fights to stop Cabinet exodus over Brexit
UK Prime Minister Theresa May fights to stop Cabinet exodus over Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May urges her Conservative Party to back her proposals for close trade ties with the European Union , her spokesman said on Wednesday, a day before the government publishes its so-called white paper Brexit policy document.

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  • Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders to increase defense spend to 4 percent
Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders to increase defense spend to 4 percent

Dr. Claudia Major, a researcher at the German Institute for International Security affairs, said that Germany, in particular, does more for the alliance than spend on its own defense, including deploying troops to Afghanistan, "and eventually, two percent is an arbitrary measurement that does not say much about efficiency and output".

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  • Trump visit: Police are beefed up to confront 100000 protesters
Trump visit: Police are beefed up to confront 100000 protesters

The "Demonstration Alert" issued by the embassy also tells Americans to "exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings that may become violent ". The president and first lady will travel to Windsor on Friday afternoon to meet the Queen, before flying to Scotland to spend the weekend at Mr Trump's Turnberry golf resort.

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  • Lawyer: Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club
Lawyer: Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club

Through White House officials, Mr Trump has denied the affair, although Mr Cohen has admitted paying Daniels as part of the agreement. He says she was arrested inside the club. He later tweeted that he expected Daniels to be released on bail "shortly" and charged with a misdemeanour for "touching". Calls to the Columbus Police Department's media ...

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  • Stephen Colbert blasts Trump's Supreme Court nominee
Stephen Colbert blasts Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Knowing full well what the Democrats attack points would be, Kavanaugh talked about the importance of women in his life and the lessons he learned on the importance of equality from his mother, as she, his father, his wife and his two young daughters looked on.

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  • GALLERY: All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit
GALLERY: All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit

But bringing out the remaining four boys and their coach could take more than one operation, Narongsak warned. The tragic death of one of their rescuers, former Thai Navy SEAL Saman Gunan, who was delivering oxygen canisters into the cave but fell unconscious on the way out, underscores the danger of the operation.

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  • Overreactions to the Photos of Prince Louis's Royal Christening
Overreactions to the Photos of Prince Louis's Royal Christening

Europe Correspondent Joy Reid looks at the history behind the Prince Louis' name. The little Princess who was walking hand-in-hand with her father Prince William after the service at the Royal Chapel at St James's Palace told waiting photographers: "You're not coming".

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  • At NATO, Abrasive Trump Accuses Germany of Being Russian 'Captive'
At NATO, Abrasive Trump Accuses Germany of Being Russian 'Captive'

However, May welcomed Trump's decision to meet the Russian president, suggesting that it had the potential to ease tensions with the west and reduce the risk of future confrontation. Trump said he had a "very, very good relationship" with Merkel, who described the two as "good partners". Trump said: "We're protecting Germany, we're protectin...

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  • UK police rush to solve Novichok nerve agent death
UK police rush to solve Novichok nerve agent death

Her partner Charlie Rowley, 45, who was also exposed to the nerve agent, remained critically ill in hospital last night. The UK's top counter-terrorism officer says police are unable to confirm whether the Novichok nerve agent to which a couple was exposed in Amesbury was from the same batch used to poison the Skripals in Salisbury last M...

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  • India cuts Iranian oil imports in June ahead of USA sanctions
India cuts Iranian oil imports in June ahead of USA sanctions

Among the top importers of Iranian oil are China, India, Turkey and South Korea. According to a US State Department official, Mike Pompeo also seeks to reassure European countries about alternative supplies for Iran's oil . U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to walk out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in May means some un...

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  • Japanese nurse admits she killed over 20 elderly patients
Japanese nurse admits she killed over 20 elderly patients

The nurses worked in pairs, Asahi Shimbun reported, and Kuboki would administer the deadly chemicals while her colleagues were busy in briefings as shifts changed over. A series of disturbing incidents were then reported on the fourth floor where she worked in 2016, where nurses' uniforms were ripped and drinks were spiked with a foreign substanc...

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  • World Cup semi-final England v Croatia
World Cup semi-final England v Croatia

The largest travelling support of the tournament so far, estimated before the game to be up to 10,000, were at Russia's biggest stage to witness the national side's failure to reach their first World Cup final in 52 years. If Southgate's young side overcome Russian Federation tonight they will face France in the World Cup final next Sunday in M...

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  • Nevada to execute an inmate using a new, controversial drug combination
Nevada to execute an inmate using a new, controversial drug combination

Scott Dozier , 47, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at 8 p.m. local time at a state prison in Ely, Nevada, about 245 miles (395 km) north of Las Vegas , in what would be the state's first execution in 12 years. His head was never found. Several Dozier family members are expected to attend. But questions have been raised about whether Neva...

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