World


Russian diplomat condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet

The moves were taken in response to Sunday's shoot-down of a Syrian military aircraft by a US fighter. The last time a U.S. jet had shot down another country's aircraft came over Kosovo in 1999 when a U.S. Silo accused regime forces of launching "large-scale attacks using aircraft, artillery, and tanks" on the US-backed SDF since Saturday in the Tabqa area.


Monday's forecast: Seasonal today, heating up by mid week

Monday's forecast: Seasonal today, heating up by mid week

Otherwise, a few clouds with highs in the 80s. It clears up a bit on Thursday with mostly sunny skies and temperatures are in the mid-80s. Tuesday , mostly cloudy, scattered showers & storms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 3 to 7 miles per hour. Friday: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 p.m. With the sky clearing and the wind becoming weaker, overnight lows will dip into the upper 50s and lower 60s.



Russia warns US after downing of Syrian jet

The Russian defence ministry went on to say in a statement that all aircraft belonging to the US -led coalition operating west of the Euphrates "will be tracked by the Russian (surface-to-air missile) systems as targets". Russia's deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov called it a "continuation of America's line to disregard the norms of global law", adding: "What is this if not an act of aggression?" Later, a Syrian government Su-22 attacked the SDF forces with bombs.



US Supreme Court hands wins to business interests

Residents outside California who said they were harmed by BMS' blood thinner Plavix wanted to join in a lawsuit brought by California residents against the New Jersey-based company. In this case, the California Supreme Court held that because Bristol-Myers has such substantial contacts with California, it was appropriate for the California courts to exercise specific jurisdiction over the nonresidents' claims against Bristol-Myers even though the relation between the claims of the nonresidents ...



Death toll rises to at least 58 in London tower blaze

The U.S. bans this type of cladding with a flammable plastic inner layer on buildings over 12 metres or roughly four storeys. Detectives investigating the fire at Grenfell Tower have today released their first images and footage from inside the building .


US relations with Panama 'very strong'

US relations with Panama 'very strong'

During their Oval Office meeting, Mr. Trump praised Mr. Varela for a "very strong" relationship with the USA and reminded him that the US built the Panama Canal . He says to Varela, "I think we did a good job building it, right?" Trump told Varela, who responded, "very good job". The canal connecting the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans was finished in 1914.