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Dominic Grieve: I'll quit the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader

Dominic Grieve: I'll quit the Conservative party if Boris Johnson becomes leader

May said she agreed with Lewis. It was the wrong language to use. There was no immediate sign that Johnson planned to back down. Johnson also received support from Qanta Ahmed, a prominent British Muslim woman doctor and writer, who wrote that she was "fully supportive of Boris Johnson's rejection of the niqab".


Student includes 14-foot alligator in graduation photos

Student includes 14-foot alligator in graduation photos

Noland has been living at Gator Country for the past three months as she interns with the Beaumont rescue center, which is home to about 450 alligators, crocodiles, and other reptiles. The aspiring zookeeper graduates next week and is already looking forward to the next opportunity to visit Big Tex. So does Noland. Her photo wasn't meant as an attention-getting stunt.


Hundreds of hikers rescued on Bali's Lombok after quake

Hundreds of hikers rescued on Bali's Lombok after quake

Indonesia deployed two helicopters and 224 personnel, including 100 troops from the army's elite unit of Kopassus, in the operation to evacuate the tourists from Mount Rinjani, he added. "It looked like the mountain in front of me was going to collapse", another stranded Thai, Funknathee Prapasawat, said on Facebook. We will remind, on July 29 to the Indonesian resort island Lombok quake with a magnitude of 6.4.


Aftershock measuring 6.2 is third quake to hit Lombok in week

Aftershock measuring 6.2 is third quake to hit Lombok in week

Indonesia's geological agency said the quake on Thursday afternoon had a magnitude of 6.2 and was shallow, at a depth of 12 kilometres, centred in the north-west of the island. Tens of thousands of homes , businesses and mosques were levelled by the quake, which struck on Sunday as evening prayers were being said across the Muslim-majority island.


Israel Welcomes Death of Syrian Chemical Weapons Expert

Israel Welcomes Death of Syrian Chemical Weapons Expert

Israel has carried out more than 100 airstrikes against targets in Syria since 2012 aimed either at Iranian military facilities or at attempts to transfer sophisticated weapons to the Iranian-backed Hezbollah militia in Lebanon. It is also said that the brigade of special objective Abu Amara, who has previously attacked the facilities under the control of Assad, said in a Telegram that it had set and detonated the explosive devices to kill Asbera.


Takeaways from Day 7 of the Manafort Trial

Takeaways from Day 7 of the Manafort Trial

Manafort's accountant was asked about a purported $10 million loan from Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska. He was so desperate, prosecutors say, that he allegedly falsified loan application documents to keep himself afloat. But the defense team has taken on the the daunting task of convincing jurors that Gates, who was in constant communication with Manafort and carrying out his wishes, is an unreliable witness who had simply gone rogue and independently made a decision to boost his boss' ...