CHRIS SELLEY: COULD SCHEER'S DEVOTION TO BIG DAIRY FINALLY BREAK THE SUPPLY MANAGEMENT CONSENSUS?

Part of the standard Liberal narrative about Conservative leader Andrew Scheer is that he's beholden to social-conservative party members...

GIBRALTAR EXTENDS DETENTION OF IRANIAN TANKER TO AUG. 15 - GIBRALTAR CHRONICLE

LONDON - Gibraltar's supreme court has granted a 30-day extension to allow authorities to detain the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 until...

 
 
 

ITALY'S SALVINI TO SEE DI MAIO AS FATE OF GOVT HANGS IN BALANCE

ROME - Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would see coalition partner and leader of the 5-Star Movement...

UK'S JAVID SAYS ‘SEND HER BACK' CHANT AT TRUMP RALLY UNACCEPTABLE

LONDON - Chants of "send her back" directed at politicians are completely unacceptable in a modern democracy, British interior minister...

 
 
 

IRAN REJECTS TRUMP REPORT THAT U.S. NAVY DOWNED ‘PROVOCATIVE' DRONE

DUBAI - Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of...

GIBRALTAR EXTENDS DETENTION OF IRANIAN TANKER TO AUG. 15 - GIBRALTAR CHRONICLE

LONDON - Gibraltar's supreme court has granted a 30-day extension to allow authorities to detain the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 until...

 
 
 

AS ‘SUPERSTAR' CITIES KEEP WINNING, WORRISOME U.S. DIVIDE WIDENS

NASHVILLE - In the depths of the financial crisis, when the world was shunning debt and battening down for the worst, city officials...

U.S. HOUSE DEMOCRATS TO FOCUS MUELLER TESTIMONY ON TRUMP'S CONDUCT

WASHINGTON - When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his...

 
 
 

MOB IN INDIA KILLS THREE ON SUSPICION OF CATTLE THEFT, THREE ARRESTED

NEW DELHI - A mob on Friday beat to death three men suspected of trying to steal cattle in India's eastern state of Bihar, police said,...

DUTCH STATE PARTLY LIABLE FOR SREBRENICA DEATHS -SUPREME COURT

THE HAGUE - The Supreme Court of the Netherlands on Friday upheld an earlier ruling that found the Dutch state partly liable for the...

 
 
 

IRAN'S GUARDS SAY THEY WILL RELEASE IMAGES TO DISPROVE U.S. CLAIM THAT DRONE SHOT DOWN

DUBAI - Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday they would release images to disprove U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that...

S.AFRICA'S GRAFT WATCHDOG SAYS RAMAPHOSA DELIBERATELY MISLED PARLIAMENT

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's anti-corruption watchdog said on Friday that President Cyril Ramaphosa had "deliberately misled" parliament...

 
 
 

IN BRITISH PM RACE, A FORMER RUSSIAN TYCOON QUIETLY WIELDS INFLUENCE

LONDON - For almost a decade, Alexander Temerko, who forged a career at the top of the Russian arms industry and had connections at...

NEW ZEALAND'S ARDERN FLIES COMMERCIAL AFTER SNAG HITS AIR FORCE PLANE

SYDNEY - New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was forced to fly home on a commercial flight on Friday after a technical snag hit...

 
 
 

DUTCH STATE PARTLY LIABLE FOR SREBRENICA DEATHS -SUPREME COURT

THE HAGUE - The Supreme Court of the Netherlands upheld on Friday an earlier ruling that found the Dutch state partly liable for the...

ITV, BBC TO OFFER BRITBOX AT 6 POUNDS/MONTH IN UK

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IN THE NEWS TODAY, JULY 19

Five stories in the news for Friday, July 19

ATHLETICS-RECORD CONSUMED TAYLOR BUT STILL BELONGS TO EDWARDS

Four years ago, Jonathan Edwards' triple jump world record seemed sure to go. American Christian Taylor had just come within eight...

 
 
 

CHINA TAKES ‘COMPULSORY MEASURES' AGAINST AUSTRALIAN WRITER - MINISTRY

BEIJING - China's foreign ministry said Friday it has taken "compulsory measures" against Chinese-born Australian writer Yang Hengjun,...

FIRMS KNOW LITTLE ABOUT TRADE DEALS AS CANADA PUSHES TO DIVERSIFY: FEDERAL SURVEY

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged European partners this week to finalize Canada's trade deal with the EU, a push that came...

 
 
 



WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

WATCH: Man escapes high-rise fire by climbing down it in true 'Spider-Man' style

Video shows the man grappling down the balconies and railings of several floors until he got to the ground level. Read more ...

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

Former Giants lineman Mitch Petrus dead at 32 of apparent heat stroke

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Officials say former New York Giants offensive lineman Mitch Petrus has died in Arkansas of apparent heat stroke. He was 32. Pulaski County Coroner Gerone... Read more ...

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

Tyreek Hill cleared by NFL to return to Kansas City Chiefs roster

NFL announces that it "cannot conclude" that Tyreek Hill violated the league's Personal Conduct Policy. Read more ...

Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC's website, sepahnews.com, says the... Read more ...

'Go back to their country': Gas station cashier fired after questioning...

'Go back to their country': Gas station cashier fired after questioning customers' citizenship

"Don't you know the rules?" the clerk asked. "They need to go back to their country." Read more ...

Tyreek Hill avoids suspension from NFL

Tyreek Hill avoids suspension from NFL

Tyreek Hill's threats were not enough to suspend him, the NFL announced on Friday. The NFL will not suspend Chiefs wide receiver under its personal conduct policy in a domestic... Read more ...

British Open 2019: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson miss same major cut for first...

British Open 2019: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson miss same major cut for first time

It has not been the happiest of weeks for Tiger and Phil at Royal Portrush, as the American greats missed The Open cut. Read more ...

Tour de France 2019: Julian Alaphilippe tightens yellow jersey grip with...

Tour de France 2019: Julian Alaphilippe tightens yellow jersey grip with surprise time-trial win

Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe said he surprised himself as he took a second stage win of the 2019 Tour de France to increase his lead. Read more ...

Yankees manager Aaron Boone suspended a game for umpire rant

Yankees manager Aaron Boone suspended a game for umpire rant

NEW YORK - Yankees manager Aaron Boone has been suspended for one game for his rant that followed his ejection in a doubleheader opener against Tampa Bay. Read more ...

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Spy world veteran Shelby Pierson will attempt to centralize election security efforts across the intelligence community with soon-to-be-designated agency leads. (Image credit... Read more ...