World

Putin says US diplomatic missions in Russia will be cut

Putin says US diplomatic missions in Russia will be cut

It was unclear how Putin came up with the number. Russian Federation has also said it is seizing holiday properties and a warehouse used by USA diplomats. He expelled 35 Russian diplomats and also shut down two Russian compounds in the U.S. The legislation bars Trump from easing or waiving the penalties on Russian Federation unless Congress agrees.


Putin tells United States to cut 755 diplomatic jobs

Putin tells United States to cut 755 diplomatic jobs

Russian's Foreign Ministry on Friday ordered a reduction by September 1 in the number of USA diplomats in Russia. "Over 1,000 employees - diplomats and technical workers - worked and continue to work today in Russian Federation; 755 will have to stop this activity", he said, according to both a clip shown on state-run Rossiya 1 television and a transcript provided by the Interfax news agency.


Will and Kate attend Passchendaele commemorations

Will and Kate attend Passchendaele commemorations

The wreckage of a British tank beside the infamous Menin Road near Ypres, Belgium. "Members of our families; our regiments; our nations; all sacrificed everything for the lives we live today". Speaking shortly before his death in 2009 at the age of 111, Mr Patch summed up many people's feelings about the war, saying: "All those lives lost for a war finished over a table".


US Vice President to visit Georgia tomorrow

US Vice President to visit Georgia tomorrow

He will then visit troops from the Enhanced Forward Presence programme, under which North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has deployed four battalions to the Baltic states and Poland to bolster the western defence alliance's eastern flank. In Tallinn, Pence will meet Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and her Lithuanian and Latvian counterparts, Dalia Grybauskaite and Raimonds Vejonis.


Two men arrested after girl, 14, raped twice

Two men arrested after girl, 14, raped twice

The 14-year-old victim had walked to the station with her friend, but was led away by a man who approached the victim. Police say the teen was assaulted a second time by another man who she had flagged down for help. The man sought over the offence in the vehicle is described as thick set man, approximately 5ft 6inc with large biceps. 'The second assault happened at approximately 2am close to Witton station.


Utah men still have life without parole for teen crimes

Utah men still have life without parole for teen crimes

Supreme Court rulings. Some 94 inmates are serving life without parole for murders committed while they were younger than 18, according to a review of data by the state Department of Corrections. The case involves Jacob Lee Davis, who was an 18-year-old senior in high school when he shot and killed a man his then-girlfriend was dating. A state appeals court said in May that failing to model a juvenile's sentencing hearing after one for the death penalty isn't enough to overturn the sentence.