99yo woman faces eviction from San Francisco apartment she rented for life

Preview An African-American San Francisco woman nearing her 100th birthday could be evicted from her apartment over legal fees. This time the fight isn’t with a real estate developer, but with her neighbors who want to convert her apartment into a condominium.
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‘I hope Istanbul attack becomes a turning point for united fight against terrorism’ – Erdogan

Preview In the wake of the deadly Istanbul attack, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has made a written statement, condemning the violence and hoping that the bombing becomes “a turning point” for the whole world to unite against terrorism.
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Senate Democrats block Zika funding bill over GOP provisions

Preview A Republican bill that proposed $ 1.1 billion to counter the Zika virus failed in the US Senate, as Democrats who opposed the measure said the legislation was chocked full of unrelated measures and funding restrictions for reproductive health outlets.
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#AusExit? Aussies ponder their future in Commonwealth after Brexit

Preview Britain’s controversial break from the EU has invigorated a movement in Australia that aims to split from the monarchy. Supporters of the idea have bombarded Twitter with #Ausexit hashtag since the stunning Brexit vote.
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Gun control, tax sinkhole?: Guns, ammo sales generate big tax revenue

Preview While many gun activists decry the government’s attempts to increase gun control, there could also be a direct cost to the feds. Federal taxes on guns and ammo have reaped as much as $ 875 million.
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Ice-Exit! Internet reacts to England’s shock defeat in Euro 2016 in typically taunting fashion

Preview In what is arguably the biggest upset of the 2016 European Championship, Iceland knocked out England with a stunning 2-1 result to carry on to a quarter-final match against France.
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Eurosceptic Union: 6 key reasons why so many have gripe with EU

Preview On Thursday, Britain voted 52 percent to 48 percent to leave the European Union, highlighting many people’s dissatisfaction with their 43-year-long relationship. The British are not the only ones who have a gripe with the union, though.
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Edward Snowden’s legal team to seek presidential pardon from Obama

Preview NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s life in exile may not have to be a permanent solution. His lawyers are planning to raise the pressure on the US government to issue a presidential pardon. Snowden is currently hiding out in Russia.
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CIA arms destined for Syrian moderates systematically stolen, emerge on black market – report

Preview CIA weapons supplied to the so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels via Jordan have been “systematically stolen” to be sold on the black market, a new report based on testimonies of American and Jordanian officials to the NYT and Al Jazeera has revealed.
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‘Safe & secure’ platform? Brexit re-vote petition signed 3.5mn times amid mass fraud probe

Preview UK authorities are investigating a highly-popular anti-Brexit petition after “discovering” tens of thousands of fraudulent signatures. The petition platform’s lack of identity check raises concerns the vast majority of 3.5 million signs could be fake.
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Multiple stabbings reported at Sacramento far-right rally & counter-protest

Preview Multiple people have been stabbed after clashes broke out during a rally outside State Capitol in Sacramento, California. The violence broke out between far-right activists from the Traditionalist Worker Party and counter-protesters.
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EU disintegration ‘practically irreversible’ – Soros

Preview The EU has “ceased to satisfy its citizens’ needs and aspirations,” George Soros said calling on people to “band together to save it.” The billionaire warned the disintegration of the bloc will be almost impossible to avoid.
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China schedules 2nd orbital lab launch, outlines its space station plans

Preview After successfully sending its new generation Long March-7 carrier rocket into space, China has outlined a timetable for future launches designed to assemble and eventually operate a 60-ton space station by 2022.
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Tame N. Korea or Japan may go nuclear ‘virtually overnight’, Biden warns Xi

Preview Japan may obtain nuclear weapons “virtually overnight” if the North Korean threat persists, US Vice-President Joe Biden warned China’s Xi Jinping. He urged to exert influence on Pyongyang, reassuring that US military buildup in Asia is not targeting China.
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‘Good riddance’: Europeans take to Twitter, troll UK over Brexit

Preview Twitter users all over Europe flocked to the platform on Saturday to ridicule the Brits’ decision to quit the EU. Showing off their senses of humor, they came up with just about anything, from memes and hashtags to new verb forms.
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Erdogan calls for swift removal of Trump name from Istanbul Towers over The Donald’s ‘Islamophobia’

Preview Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for the immediate removal of the ‘Trump’ name from the Trump Towers Istanbul due to the likely Republican presidential nominee’s anti-Muslim rhetoric.
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High powered Wall St. breakfast among gaps & missing entries in Clinton’s State Dept diary

Preview Hillary Clinton’s official calendar from her time as Secretary of State is missing details of dozens of meetings with political donors and Clinton Foundation contributors, according to a review of the calendar and related records by AP.
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EU ‘must neither be hysterical, nor fall into paralysis’ after Brexit – German FM

Preview The German foreign minister has called for the EU to keep a calm head following the UK’s Brexit vote, saying the block must “neither be hysterical nor fall into paralysis,” as founding members of the EU hold crisis talks in Berlin.
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US sacks another Navy commander for embarrassing detainment in Iranian waters

Preview The commanding officer of a US Navy task force has been sacked following the investigation into an awkward international incident in which his group reportedly veered off course due to GPS failure and was detained by the Iranian coast guard in January.
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What’s in a name? Mr. Gambles wins lottery twice

Preview Larry Gambles is a lucky man. The fortunately named Illinoisan won over $ 1 million in the lotto jackpot. That alone would be enough to make his day, if it were the first time it had happened. Nine years ago, he won $ 50,000 with the same numbers.
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