While the database was created long ago, it was repurposed into a terrorist no-go list after the 9/11 attacks. According to a report, Canada and the US agreed to further expand the list in 2016, but have still not negotiated the details.
The US Congress passed a bill earlier that was meant to prevent the Pentagon from delivering its newest jet to Turkey unless the latter drops its intention to acquire Russian S-400 air defense systems. Congressmen believe that Russia could use its S-400s to reveal secret details about the F-35.
Activists of the energy workers' trade union association, the General Confederation of Labor (CGT), shut off the supply of gas to the Elysee Palace, the residence of the French president, for three hours on Thursday, the television channel BFM reported, pointing out that the blackout occurred in the middle of the day.
The G7 summit was marred by strained relations between President Trump and other leaders of the Group due to his decision to introduce tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.
Worried by growing US protectionism and the ongoing trade war with Beijing, Chinese companies working in the US are now looking to invest their money elsewhere.
The Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo’s girlfriend has sparked engagement rumors as she flashed a huge sparkling ring while watching the Portugal-Morocco clash.
The UK's National Crime Agency has called for a "fundamental recalibration" as they tackle unprecedented levels of online pedophilia. They said gangs had increasingly moved from drugs to people trafficking and they said 400 people a month were being arrested in the UK for viewing child abuse images, with live streaming of abuse a growing menace.
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