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May wins Parliament's vote after bending to Brexit's press

LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May won a series of votes in Parliament on Monday and maintains his overall strategy for leaving the European Union almost on track after bending pressure from Brexit supporters in her party. UK Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes US President Donald Trump at Checkers, UK, July 13, 2018. REUTERS / Hannah McKay But, by …

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Ten shot dead under attack by police, paramilitary in Nicaragua

USA TODAY Published at 09:48 p.m. ET July 16, 2018 Tensions in Nicaragua broke out in the spring after the government announced cuts to social security. The changes quickly reversed, but the students took the streets and occupied the main university with a greater appeal to President Daniel Ortega to go down. A Nicaraguan rights group says at least 10 …

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Putin rejects Britain's "unfounded accusations" over novichok poisoning | World News

Vladimir Putin has accused Britain of basing accusations against Russia over the former Soviet spy and three other people poisoned, a mortal, with the novichoke value in Salisbury. Asked in a Fox News interview about the British government's claim that Moscow was behind the Novichok attack on former spy Sergei Skripal, Putin said that London had not provided any evidence …

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Facts are missing from Trump and Putin's press conference

President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin made a series of dubious statements at a press conference following his Helsinki summit on 16 July. Trump was asked if he believed the US intelligence community's assessment that Russia was in the presidential elections in 2016 or if he believed Putin's refusal. Trump said remarkably that he had "confidence in both parties". …

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Russia: Remains of the "Roman" Romans' murdered "

New DNA test on bones of Russia's last czars, Nicholas II, and his family confirm that they are authentic. Researchers broke out Nicholas father Alexander III – self-assassinated in 1881 – to prove "they are father and son". The test results can lead to the Russian Orthodox Church acknowledging the remains of a complete funeral. Nicholas II, his German-born wife …

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Romanov's Art of Survival | by Anastasia Edel | NYR Daily

Popperfoto / Getty Images The daughters of Nicholas II-Marie, Tatiana, Anastasia and Olga-Russia, about 1915 The twentieth century was not kind to the Roman. The night 16-17 July marks the centenary of the murder of Tsar Nikolaus II and his family of their Bolshevik guards in Yekaterinburg. When the revolution broke down, scores of members of the Romanov family fell …

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