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Russian Federation says 4 military police battalions deployed to Syria

Russian Federation says 4 military police battalions deployed to Syria

These were agreed between regime backers Russian Federation and Iran, and opposition supporter Turkey. A similar ceasefire was announced for southern areas of Syria on July 9. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has said that Israel can not tolerate a ceasefire agreement which would enable Iran or Hezbollah to operate near its borders.


Brussels steps up case against Poland over migrants

Brussels steps up case against Poland over migrants

Hungary, Slovakia, Poland and Romania had voted against the 2015 decision establishing a temporary plan to relocate 120,000 migrants. The European Commission said on Wednesday it had sent "reasoned opinions", the second step in its infringement procedure, to the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland for non-compliance with their legal obligations on relocation of migrants.


Historic: President Trump's Many Accomplishments Only Six Months In

Historic: President Trump's Many Accomplishments Only Six Months In

While Trump and Manafort will be cooperating with the committee, the statement adds that the panel "reserve [s] the right" to issue subpoenas for each in the future. The White House push against the special counsel's probe and the attempts to put the focus on potential conflicts with Mueller's team may well be an effort to distract from snowballing federal and congressional investigations into possible election-year coordination between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.


North Carolina forest manhunt over, suspect captured

North Carolina forest manhunt over, suspect captured

He faces multiple felony charges as well in Henderson and Transylvania counties, McDonald said. Law enforcement began looking for Stroupe after a vehicle stolen during a break-in in Mills River in neighboring Henderson County was spotted by a Transylvania County deputy, but would not stop.


Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040

Britain to ban sale of new diesel and gasoline cars by 2040

This ignores findings in the draft plan in May, which acknowledged that clean air zones for polluting diesel vehicles including cars are by far the most impactful way to bring air pollution into legal limits within the quickest possible timescale, as required by the law.


United Kingdom vehicle production falls for third straight month in June

United Kingdom vehicle production falls for third straight month in June

For 2020, the base outlook, which assumes a Brexit deal of some form has been secured, sees United Kingdom production fall short of the goal of two million vehicles produced by that year. However, it is feared that market softness in the United Kingdom and key export markets could see this forecast revised. It said that while factory output was predicted to pick up in the second half of the year as new models came on line, this was now less certain.