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Wynne's concession 'difficult' but 'honourable,' local Liberal candidates say

Wynne's concession 'difficult' but 'honourable,' local Liberal candidates say With her party trailing behind the Progressive Conservatives and the New Democrats in the polls, an emotional Kathleen Wynne admitted that Ontarians want change and that she will no longer be Premier after this election. The move did not sit well with NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, who accused Wynne of "playing a risky game" that could propel the Tories to a majority. Horwath is scheduled to have ... [Full Article...]

Trump lawyers' letter to Mueller challenges subpoena

Trump lawyers' letter to Mueller challenges subpoena Comey's firing has reportedly been a key element of Mueller's probe into obstruction of justice, but in the letter released Saturday, Trump's lawyers argue his exchange with Holt was "misreported and mischaracterized". It's a move that some critics might view as the legal case for ending the Mueller investigation. The letter says that even if Trump did order the termination of an investigation, ... [Full Article...]

Beijing must end policy of intimidation in South China Sea, US warns

It was, he said, a "relatively small effect, I believe there are much larger consequences in the future". Old disputes between the US and China have flared up amid the Trump administration's efforts to counter Chinese influence. Trump officials are considering levies on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports, as well as new restrictions on Chinese investment in the USA and tighter export controls. [Full Article...]

Mahathir says Malaysia regrets having to end hunt for plane

Mahathir says Malaysia regrets having to end hunt for plane We are most grateful to the Government of Malaysia for entertaining our offer and affording us the opportunity to recommence the search. Oliver Plunkett, the CEO of Ocean Infinity , a company conducting a no-find-no-fee search on behalf of the Malaysian government, on Tuesday said the search will shortly end without having found the plane. [Full Article...]

Top North Korean official meets Trump at White House

Top North Korean official meets Trump at White House The breakthrough announced after a almost 2-hour meeting at the White House between Trump and Kim Yong-Chol, one of North Korea's most senior officials, the highest-level talks between the 2 countries in 18 years. Kim's to letter to Moon was personally delivered by Kim's sister, who attended the Olympics as a special envoy, and was covered by a blue folder emblazoned with a golden seal. [Full Article...]

Giuliani says legal battle would ensue if Mueller subpoenas President Trump

The never-before-seen memo makes a broad case for the executive autonomy of the commander-in-chief, as the president's lawyers argue a sitting president can not be subpoenaed. Mueller has requested an interview with the president to determine whether he had criminal intent to obstruct the investigation into his associates' possible links to Russia's election interference. [Full Article...]

Young Boy Hugs Donald Trump After He Signs 'Right to Try' Legislation

Young Boy Hugs Donald Trump After He Signs 'Right to Try' Legislation The Senate approved the bill unanimously in August a year ago and it cleared Congress by a 250-169 vote in late May. The bill was named in part for 9-year-old Jordan McLinn , a Indianapolis resident, who is battling a rare form of muscular distrophy. [Full Article...]

Woman Speeds Onto Baseball Field During Game, Killing One

Woman Speeds Onto Baseball Field During Game, Killing One Witnesses say the driver entered through a gate near Goodall Field at around 5:00 p.m. Police caught the driver, Carol Sharrow, 52, a short time after she hit Parkhurst, police told local reporters. The AP said the league's leaders called for the community to support the young players and on Saturday about 100 people turned out for a morning game, where the Salvation Army distributed free water ... [Full Article...]

Forensic psychiatrist noted for JonBenet Ramsey probe gunned down

Forensic psychiatrist noted for JonBenet Ramsey probe gunned down Veleria Sharp, 48, and Laura Anderson, 49, were shot at the law offices of Burt, Feldman, Greneir on First and 75th Streets. Pitt was shot dead outside of his Phoenix office on Thursday after what sounded like an argument between two people, police told local media. [Full Article...]

US singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs

Ottawa on Thursday unveiled countermeasures on more than Can$16 billion (US$12.8 billion) in United States goods, joining other outraged USA trading partners as the world's major economies inched towards open trade conflict. All six of the other G7 countries are paying the tariffs, which are largely aimed at curbing excess production in China. Exemptions expired for Canada , Mexico and Europ... [Full Article...]

Ireland to draft abortion law within weeks: Health minister

Ireland to draft abortion law within weeks: Health minister Campaigners used a small robot to distribute pills outside Belfast's Laganside courts complex, before three women flanked by others dressed in "Handmaid's Tale" outfits swallowed the tablets. Prime Minister Theresa May has come under cross-party pressure to legislate for abortion in Northern Ireland since the Stormont Assembly has been suspended for months. [Full Article...]

China vows to fight US on tariff hike

China vows to fight US on tariff hike Under the deal, ZTE will oust its management team, hire American compliance offers and pay a fine - on top of the $1 billion it's already paid for selling equipment to North Korea and Iran in violation of USA sanctions. To what degree was President Trump personally involved in these deals? The Chinese move could nonetheless have political benefits for Beijing. The United States and China have ... [Full Article...]

Golden State Killer suspect's DNA collected from car

Golden State Killer suspect's DNA collected from car Joseph James DeAngelo, the suspected "Golden State Killer" , appears in court for his arraignment on April 27, 2018 in Sacramento. The documents released detail the case that Sacramento County sheriff's investigators pieced together to obtain an arrest warrant in April. [Full Article...]

US imposes steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico

US imposes steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico The Mexican government also took a dim view of the new U.S. policies and announced the intent to introduce its own tariffs on a range of products imported from the United States. "World trade is not a gunfight at the OK Corral ", Le Maire quipped, referring to a 1957 western movie. Ross said the United States administration remained open for negotiations with the European Union, saying "there a... [Full Article...]

Out of Public Eye for Weeks, Melania Trump Tweets She’s ‘Feeling Great’

Out of Public Eye for Weeks, Melania Trump Tweets She’s ‘Feeling Great’ Roosevelt and enjoyed by first families ever since. A spokesperson for Melania added: "The First Lady looks forward to a full recovery so she can continue her work on behalf of children everywhere". It remains unclear when her next public appearance will be. Despite Trump's assurances, reporters saw no sign of the first lady watching from above. [Full Article...]

J&K: Youth injured in clashes between forces, protestors dies

J&K: Youth injured in clashes between forces, protestors dies Bhat, a resident from Fatehkadal , had been injured during clashes between protesters and security forces in the Nowhatta area of the city. His funeral was held this morning. Former J&K chief minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah, targetting the government and CM Mehbooba Mufti, said, "Earlier they tied people to the fronts of jeeps & paraded them around villages to deter prot... [Full Article...]

Italy's Giuseppe Conte to be sworn in as PM

Italy's Giuseppe Conte to be sworn in as PM Italy's populist parties have been given a green light to form a new coalition government , ending months of political and financial instability. League leader Matteo Salvini , meanwhile, had a series of rallies in northern Italy. "We'll get to work to create work , for those who don't have it, for those that do but without dignity ", Di Maio said. After fresh elections seemed likely,... [Full Article...]

US tariffs make China trade issues more difficult to resolve

US tariffs make China trade issues more difficult to resolve Recycled aluminium is one of the products impacted by China's trade tariffs after US President Donald Trump imposed trade tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from China. European Union exports subject to US duties are worth 6.4 billion euros ($7.5 billion). "Do timber and lumber in US?" Also in Paris, the secretary-general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development... [Full Article...]

VISA card payment system problems hit local shops and services in Wrexham

VISA card payment system problems hit local shops and services in Wrexham A Visa spokesman said: "Visa is now experiencing a service disruption". United Kingdom bank NatWest said it was also looking into reports of card payments being declined. The issue affects Visa credit card holders who are trying to pay for items or withdraw cash from ATMs. Payments processed through Visa's systems account for £1 in £3 of all United Kingdom spending. [Full Article...]

Trump meets with families of Santa Fe school shooting victims

Trump meets with families of Santa Fe school shooting victims The Santa Fe Independent School District wouldn't elaborated on the added security for Friday's graduation at Santa Fe High School. Trump did not publicly share what he told grieving families and local leaders in a closed-door meeting at a Coast Guard base outside Houston . [Full Article...]


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