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After Ireland's Abortion Vote, UK Politicians Eye Northern Ireland Law

After Ireland's Abortion Vote, UK Politicians Eye Northern Ireland Law Mrs May is under pressure to intervene in the Northern Ireland debate following the two-to-one vote in favour of reform in Ireland. Penny Mordaunt, Britain's women and equalities minister, said the victory to legalise abortion should now bring change north of the Irish border. [Full Article...]

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for elections on July 30 :: Kenya

Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for elections on July 30 :: Kenya In a brief statement in an official government gazette, Mnangagwa said he had fixed July 30 "as the day of the election of the president, the election of members of the national assembly and election of councillors". The Commonwealth suspended Zimbabwe over accusations of having flawed elections in 2002. Mnangagwa urged ZANU-PF primary election candidates at a meeting on Wednesday to unite to en... [Full Article...]

Trump Blasts Sessions: 'I Wish' I Didn't Him as Attorney General

Trump Blasts Sessions: 'I Wish' I Didn't Him as Attorney General The special counsel's interest demonstrates Mr. Sessions's overlooked role as a key witness in the investigation into whether Mr. Trump tried to obstruct the inquiry itself. Trump has repeatedly lashed out at Sessions, who he hand-picked previous year as the country's top law enforcement official, as the probe into Russian election meddling, and possible obstruction, bores in on the White House. [Full Article...]

Denmark Passes Law Banning Islamic Niqab and Burqa Face Veils

Denmark Passes Law Banning Islamic Niqab and Burqa Face Veils Justice Minister Pape Poulsen, head of the conservative party in a government backed by the nationalist Danish People's Party, said when the bill was proposed in February: "It is incompatible with the values of the Danish society or the respect for the community to keep the face hidden when meeting each other in the public space". [Full Article...]

USA hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminium tariffs

USA hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminium tariffs The stock was down by 0.4 per cent at $48.34 U.S. amid reports the company could be impacted by the tariff. European officials had assumed that Trump would follow through with duties on their exports (negotiations over the Iran deal having already convinced them that trying to dissuade the USA president from scoring diplomatic own-goals was a futile enterprise). [Full Article...]

Assad: US losing cards in Syria, must leave our soil

Assad: US losing cards in Syria, must leave our soil Israel wants Iran-backed forces removed from areas near its border and from Syria in general. "This card is the SDF now", he said, referring to the Washington-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, a Kurdish-dominated alliance of militants operating near the Turkish border. [Full Article...]

40 killed in UP, Bihar, Jharkhand due to thunderstorm, lightning

40 killed in UP, Bihar, Jharkhand due to thunderstorm, lightning Storms and lightning across a swathe of northern India have killed at least 47 people, officials said Tuesday, the latest deaths from freak weather that has battered the country this month. Movement of traffic on the main Hardoi-Unnao road was hit because of fallen trees, which were later removed, the DM said. Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar condoled the deaths and issued instructions for quic... [Full Article...]

Trump confirms NKorean official headed to NY

Trump confirms NKorean official headed to NY Meeting trump and Kim Jong UN should pass on June 12 in Singapore, reminiscent of "Bagnet". Professor, thank you for coming in today. The State Department confirmed early Wednesday morning that Pompeo, who has been critical to Trump's North Korea negotiation efforts even prior to assuming the top diplomatic post, will depart for NY where he is scheduled to meet Kim through Thursday. [Full Article...]

Artillery strike kills 50 Taliban chiefs in Afghanistan

Artillery strike kills 50 Taliban chiefs in Afghanistan No one immediately claimed the attack. Nicholson said the Taliban commanders had assembled upon returning from the western province of Farah, where their fighters had attacked multiple security checkpoints and briefly taken control of the provincial city of the same name. [Full Article...]

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a Duke alum, resigns amid controversy

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, a Duke alum, resigns amid controversy Less than two weeks ago, the Missouri Legislature began meeting in special session to consider whether to pursue impeachment proceedings to try to oust Greitens from office. Greitens, once considered a Republican rising star and potential future presidential contender, reiterated his previous statements that none of his conduct was illegal. [Full Article...]

North Korea denuclearization could take a decade

North Korea denuclearization could take a decade Moon, who has lobbied hard for nuclear negotiations between Trump and Kim Jong Un, held a surprise meeting with the North Korean leader on Saturday in an effort to keep the summit alive. "As for sanctions, it is absolutely obvious that, as we start discussions on how to resolve the nuclear problem on the Korean Peninsula, it is understood that the solution can not be comprehensive without the lift... [Full Article...]

'You're all going to die'

'You're all going to die' Prosecutors in South Florida on May 30 released several videos Parkland shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz , 19, recorded before killing 17 classmates and teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14. "From the wrath of my power they will know who I am", Cruz said. The Sun-Sentinel reports that he recorded more than one video, all via his cell phone. [Full Article...]

Viral video shows police officer repeatedly punching woman on New Jersey beach

Viral video shows police officer repeatedly punching woman on New Jersey beach One officer is heard saying saying he's "done with" her and works with another cop to try to arrest the woman. At the end of the video released by Wildwood police , the officer tells a supervisor the woman had Twisted Teas and had refused to give her name. [Full Article...]

Trump says he’s giving full pardon to Dinesh D’Souza

Trump says he’s giving full pardon to Dinesh D’Souza Trump said on Twitter. Conservative commentator and best-selling author , Dinesh D'Souza, exits the Manhattan Federal Courthouse after pleading guilty in NY in May 2014. D'Souza constantly attacked former President Barack Obama with racist jabs, posting a tweet with Obama using a selfie stick captioned "you can take the boy out of the ghetto" and once comparing the former President to ebola. [Full Article...]

Sarah Sanders Gets Emotional After Reporter Kid Asks About School Shootings

Sarah Sanders Gets Emotional After Reporter Kid Asks About School Shootings Sanders, a mother of three, better known in public for her pugilistic approach to briefings, appeared taken aback by the question. "So I'm sorry that you feel that way", she said. What's that we see on Sarah Huckabee Sanders' face? But this time , we think a little piece of her died on the inside. Sanders almost choked up during her response, even as she delivered a business-like answer fol... [Full Article...]

Utah Man Jailed In Venezuela Freed After Two Years

Utah Man Jailed In Venezuela Freed After Two Years In 2016, the 26-year-old set out for Venezuela to marry his fiancée Thamara Candelo, but ended up in the El Helicoide prison without trial, after police claimed to have found weapons in the couple's apartment. Yet Holt's release had seemed unlikely even a week ago. Officials in both countries said the couple were on their way to Washington, where US President Donald Trump said Holt would be re... [Full Article...]

Woman Caught Shaving Legs At Public Pool In Florida

Woman Caught Shaving Legs At Public Pool In Florida The video, shot in Florida, shows the woman sitting at the edge of the pool, shaving her leg with the pool full of swimmers. One commenter, who used to work at a hotel pool, wrote: 'I used to work at a public pool and for whatever reason they attract the worst of humanity. [Full Article...]

US plans walkout as Syria takes reins of UN disarmament forum

US plans walkout as Syria takes reins of UN disarmament forum The US ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva said Tuesday it was "a travesty" that Syria would head the Conference on Disarmament, leaving briefly when the Syrian representative took the floor. "Let me be clear: we can not permit "business as usual" in the CD while Syria presides over this body", he said. Britain said 10 other countries supported its request for a special conference and a... [Full Article...]

Trump administration will fingerprint child migrants' parents

Trump administration will fingerprint child migrants' parents In normal circumstances, the photo is pretty innocuous, but due to reports that the United States government lost 1,500 migrant children who entered the U.S.at the Mexican border, it comes off as tone deaf. Hargan noted that some family members "simply did not respond" to voluntary calls and "in many cases sponsors can not be reached because they themselves are illegal aliens and do not ... [Full Article...]

Poland seeks permanent US troop presence, offers financing

Poland seeks permanent US troop presence, offers financing Poland has housed more than 1,100 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers, including some from the US, south of Kaliningrad for more than a year, but the arrangement is only temporary. Analysts believe it arose out of Poland's lack of trust of its allies in Europe in the event of a conflict with Russian Federation, according to The Moscow Times . [Full Article...]


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