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U.S. Vetoes U.N. Resolution on Gaza

U.S. Vetoes U.N. Resolution on Gaza China, France and Russian Federation were among the countries that voted in favor of the draft put forward by Kuwait on behalf of Arab countries. Out of the council's 15 members, 10 voted in favor, including France, and only the United States voted against. [Full Article...]

Bashar Assad warned against hitting U.S

Bashar Assad warned against hitting U.S On Wednesday, Netanyahu told ministers that he had spoken with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo primarily to urge the US government to demand that an evolving agreement on troop deployment in Syria between the US, Russia and Jordan make clear that Iranian forces must leave the whole of the country. [Full Article...]

Kim Kardashian Opens Up About Her Big Meeting With Donald Trump

Kim Kardashian Opens Up About Her Big Meeting With Donald Trump Johnson was convicted in 1996 on eight criminal counts related to a Memphis-based cocaine trafficking operation involving more than a dozen people. Kardashian West defended her husband when he caught flak on social media for his tweets. Kardashian said she chose to stand for Johnson after seeing her story on Twitter . Even seeing the work that she's done while she's in prison, knowing that she ... [Full Article...]

In Turkey the passenger plane fell on the runway

In Turkey the passenger plane fell on the runway The British budget carrier confirmed that one of its passengers had died at the airport "following an incident inside the terminal". A family friend said yesterday that there had been a "dispute" between Mr Westlake and his partner. The man had been waiting at the airport for a flight back to the United Kingdom for three days after losing his ticket. It was not immediately clear if he had a ... [Full Article...]

Trump responds to Samantha Bee's vulgar comment about Ivanka

Trump responds to Samantha Bee's vulgar comment about Ivanka Meanwhile, Bee picked up an award at the 11th annual Television Academy Honors for her show Thursday night. Bee called on Ivanka Trump to "do something about your dad's immigration practices, you feckless c--". White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said her words were: "vile and vicious". "The collective silence by the left and its media allies is appalling ", Sanders said in a... [Full Article...]

Facts, Not Children, are What is Missing from Latest Immigration Media Controversy

Facts, Not Children, are What is Missing from Latest Immigration Media Controversy Immigrant advocates are accusing the US government of "effectively disappearing hundreds of minor children" in a new complaint to an worldwide human-rights agency. Congress appointed the organization as the independent advocate for vulnerable children at the border. In each case, the parents were separated from their children. [Full Article...]

Visa card payments system goes down across the United Kingdom and Ireland

Image: Shops quickly filled up as customers had issues paying with Visa cards. Paymentsense, who facilitate card payments, have reported that companies using their service are now struggling to take Visa card payments. "We now understand that contactless transactions have a better chance of going through". What can I do? Irish banks have said they are aware of the issue and working to get it... [Full Article...]

NAFTA Talks Continue, Time Running Short

NAFTA Talks Continue, Time Running Short Freeland was back in Ottawa Wednesday, a day after a lengthy meeting in Washington. Speaking May 28 in Ottawa, Freeland said the government is standing "firmly behind" her country's autoworkers and chastised US officials for the premise of auto tariffs - that Canada's vehicle-manufacturing industry threatened USA national security. [Full Article...]

Puerto Rico's Electrical Grid Still 'Teetering' One Day Before 2018 Hurricane Season

Puerto Rico's Electrical Grid Still 'Teetering' One Day Before 2018 Hurricane Season A tree toppled by Hurricane Maria rests over damaged graves in the Villa Palmeras cemetery in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on December 23, 2017. Hernandez said he wants people on the island to get ready for the hurricane season as the impact of another storm on the island could be catastrophic. [Full Article...]

Knife attack at Flensburg train station in northern Germany

Knife attack at Flensburg train station in northern Germany Hanspeter Schwartz of the Federal Police said two people had been critically injured and one person had died during a knife attack on a train. A policewoman at the scene confronted the man and shot him dead after suffering from an injury herself. [Full Article...]

Summit with N. Korea is back on for June 12

Summit with N. Korea is back on for June 12 After meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York , Kim delivered a letter to Trump in Washington sent by North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un . Meanwhile, Kim Jong Un and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met in Pyongyang Thursday, according to North Korea's official state news agency. [Full Article...]

Jury Awards Family Of Black Man Killed By White Police Officer $4.00

Jury Awards Family Of Black Man Killed By White Police Officer $4.00 The incident occurred in January 2014 after one of Hill's neighbors heard loud music coming from his garage. One of the deputies fired his weapon through the garage door four times , and struck Hill twice in the abdomen and once in the head. [Full Article...]

Italian populists reach last-ditch deal to take power - global

Italian populists reach last-ditch deal to take power - global Since then, both Di Maio and Salvini have repeatedly stressed they do not want to leave the euro. Italy's populist leaders got a second shot at putting together a government, as the 5-Star Movement and League said in a statement Thursday "all the conditions have been met". [Full Article...]

Visa card problems hit United Kingdom customers and businesses

Paymentsense, a company that facilitates card payments, has reported that merchants using their service are struggling to take Visa card payments. "We are aware some customers are experiencing Visa debit card issues", a spokesperson said. [Full Article...]

Top North Korea Official to Visit US to Meet With Pompeo

Top North Korea Official to Visit US to Meet With Pompeo Led by Sung Kim , a longtime US State Department Korea expert, the preparatory talks are expected to last until Thursday in Panmunjom, the "truce village" on the border. Trump and Kim Jong Un were set to meet June 12 in Singapore, but Trump last week announced he was pulling out. The U.S. has chose to hold off on implementing major new sanctions on North Korea while attempts to revive the sum... [Full Article...]

Mike Pompeo cites 'real progress' after high-level talks with North Korea

Mike Pompeo cites 'real progress' after high-level talks with North Korea Kim said, describing a typical North Korean line. On the possibility of a quick solution to the crisis, Trump said today as he was boarding Air Force One: "I'd like to see it done in one meeting. Pompeo was accompanied by Andrew Kim, the head of a Central Intelligence Agency unit assigned to work on North Korea, and Mark Lambert, the head of the State Department's Korea desk. [Full Article...]

30-year-old evicted by parents finally leaves home

30-year-old evicted by parents finally leaves home Michael Rotondo , the 30-year-old man who defied his parents' various eviction notices, is finally moving out of the NY home. Rotondo, whose eviction from his parents' home drew national attention finally left hours before a court-ordered deadline. [Full Article...]

Trump wants to bar German luxury cars in US

Volkswagen ( VLKAF ) has a large factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where it makes the Passat sedan and the Atlas large SUV. That number does not include the people employed by suppliers to their factories and dealership and service centers. [Full Article...]

Trump Just Amped Up His Attacks on His Own Attorney General

Trump Just Amped Up His Attacks on His Own Attorney General Gowdy's statement was made after he was asked if Trump may have obstructed justice when he asked Sessions in March 2017 to reverse the decision that recused him from the Russian Federation probe, as reported by The New York Times . In his interview with CNN on Thursday, Giuliani said flatly that negotiations over any interview between the President and special counsel Robert Mueller are "at... [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria kills 4,600 in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria kills 4,600 in Puerto Rico At least one independent expert questioned the methods and the number in the new study . Previous estimates suggested Maria contributed to about 1,000 deaths. "We have always expected the number to be higher than what was previously reported", said Carlos Mercader, executive director of Puerto Rico's Federal Affairs Administration. [Full Article...]


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