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Venezuela releases 39 jailed activists

Venezuela releases 39 jailed activists After Maduro's re-election, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order restricting U.S. "I am so happy, so grateful to God, that this day has come because after more than a year my family reunites", Azuaje's wife Kelly told Reuters. [Full Article...]

Two Injured After Police Open Fire Inside Berlin Cathedral

Two Injured After Police Open Fire Inside Berlin Cathedral Berlin police said there was no sign that a "rampaging" man with a knife whom they shot and wounded today at the city's main cathedral had had a "terrorist motive". The second officer also was inadvertently wounded by the shot or shots fired by his colleague, Berlin police said. Both the suspect and the police officer were taken to hospital for treatment. [Full Article...]

Will hurricane season be a blockbuster? 6 expected to form in Atlantic

Will hurricane season be a blockbuster? 6 expected to form in Atlantic Scientists say the cooler waters in the eastern Atlantic Ocean will keep the strongest Cape Verde hurricanes, like Irma past year, from developing. The two maps below compare current ocean temperatures versus this time a year ago. Last year's onslaught occurred when waters were slightly cooler than normal in the equatorial Pacific. Hurricanes often bring storm surge, which is considered the grea... [Full Article...]

Trump's net worth is down to $2.8 billion in the past year

Trump's net worth is down to $2.8 billion in the past year And the Trump Organization saw revenue jump at their worldwide courses in Ireland and Scotland. A decline in revenue from his signature NY tower and his golf courses reportedly resulted in a drop in President Donald Trump's net worth for the second consecutive year. [Full Article...]

Search suspended for 2 missing after deadly plane crash off Amagansett

Search suspended for 2 missing after deadly plane crash off Amagansett Authorities say a small plane with four people on board has crashed off the coast of New York's Long Island. Four people were on board the Piper PA31 Navajo plane when it went down about a mile off Indian Wells Beach, the Coast Guard said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Giuliani says Trump and his legal team will fight any subpoena

Giuliani says Trump and his legal team will fight any subpoena Another former NY prosecutor, Preet Bharara , said on CNN that the question of whether a president can be subpoenaed to testify "is basically untested". Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara , fired by Trump previous year along with numerous other federal prosecutors, said it would be "outrageous" for a sitting president to pardon himself and that doing so would represent "almost se... [Full Article...]

Mattis warns of Chinese ‘intimidation’; says United States seeks ‘results-oriented’ ties

Mattis warns of Chinese ‘intimidation’; says United States seeks ‘results-oriented’ ties US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has blasted China for " intimidation and coercion " in the South China Sea and strongly endorsed the "Quad" security grouping of the US, Australia, India and Japan as a way to bolster peace and openness in the Indo-Pacific. [Full Article...]

Ann Hoggarth proud of Kathleen Wynne

Today, I can confidently say that I'm more inspired to keep fighting for the people of Barrie and Innisfil. Hoggarth welcomes Wynne's decision to put the spotlight on her candidates, and says she wants to make sure the next government doesn't undo the things she has accomplished over the last four years. [Full Article...]

Wildfire burns empty Boy Scouts' buildings in dry New Mexico

Wildfire burns empty Boy Scouts' buildings in dry New Mexico Several witness have indicated that the inferno was sparked someone near the train tracks, but no official cause has been released , says the Durango Herald. The cause of the fire, burning along USA 64 about a mile from the tiny community of Ute Park, was still under investigation, New Mexico State Forestry Officials said. [Full Article...]

German policeman shoots man at Berlin Cathedral

Images on social media show armed officers arriving at the cathedral and sealing it off to the public. The spokesman said that there was no sign the incident had been motivated by terrorism. Cathedral employees called police, and dozens of people were evacuated from the holy site. The entrances to the building were blocked off with red and white police tape and several officers with automatic ... [Full Article...]

Catalonia’s new separatist government sworn in

Catalonia’s new separatist government sworn in The swearing-in ends months of political limbo in the northeastern region after the independence bid last October caused Spain's biggest political crisis in decades. In order to cobble together the support to cast out Rajoy, Sanchez promised to open talks with Torra in order to get the votes he needed from the Catalan pro-secession lawmakers in the national parliament. [Full Article...]

Off-duty Federal Bureau of Investigation agent accidentally fires gun while at Denver bar

Off-duty Federal Bureau of Investigation agent accidentally fires gun while at Denver bar Jackson said the agent , whose identity wasn't released, was dancing at the downtown club around 12:45 a.m. Saturday when the firearm fell from the agent's waistband holster onto the floor. "Everyone was kind of shocked after it happened because [the agent] kind of put his gun back away and then he walked away", Julie said. The victim was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment and his inj... [Full Article...]

North Korean state media: Syrian president to visit Kim

North Korean state media: Syrian president to visit Kim Others compared the delivery to a novelty greeting card or an envelope used in a game show. North Korea issued an unusually conciliatory response to Trump's letter, with senior diplomat Kim Kye Gwan saying in a statement that Pyongyang had "inwardly highly appreciated" Trump's efforts for a summit, calling it a "bold decision, which any other US presidents dared not". [Full Article...]

United States isolated as G7 ministerial meeting closes

United States isolated as G7 ministerial meeting closes Ahead of the G7 leaders summit next week, finance ministers from six of the G7 countries have condemned the decision by the Trump administration to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports . Mnuchin reiterated that the USA will continue to have discussions around possible exemptions to the metal tariffs. "The U.S. has been ripped off by other countries for years on Trade, time to get smart!... [Full Article...]

Man who encouraged attack on UK's Prince George admits terrorism charges

Man who encouraged attack on UK's Prince George admits terrorism charges The post included the address of his school in southwest London which he started attending last September and was accompanied with the caption " even the royal family will not be left alone ". He was also said to have prepared acts of terrorism between 28 January 2017 and 23 November 2017 by "messaging individuals he believed to be in ISIS territory, seeking advice about routes to travel to Syri... [Full Article...]

Led Coalition Strikes Civilians in Syria, Leaving Eight Dead

Led Coalition Strikes Civilians in Syria, Leaving Eight Dead The report which provides an estimate of the number of civilian casualties in counterterrorism operations in 2017 also said the Defense Department has "no credible reports" of civilian casualties as a result of u.s. A 2016 executive order signed by ex-President Barack Obama, and later enshrined by Congress, mandated that the Defense Department give an annual accounting of the number of civilia... [Full Article...]

U.S. tariffs make China trade issues more difficult to resolve

U.S. tariffs make China trade issues more difficult to resolve Administration that their unilateral protectionist measure will not come without a serious cost to them". Trade war fears between the United States and its trading partners have been rife since March. G7 governments were also digesting Trump's threats to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in U.S. auto imports on purported national security grounds. [Full Article...]

Mueller’s Russian Federation probe costing taxpayers close to $17M

Mueller’s Russian Federation probe costing taxpayers close to $17M The 20-page letter offered a sweeping assertion of the powers of the presidency as well as a detailed and robust defense of Trump's actions in dealing with the unfolding Russian Federation probe, including his firing of FBI Director James B. [Full Article...]

Yosemite Climbers Die After Falling From El Capitan

The Los Angeles Times reported the climbers were identified as Jason Wells, 46, of Boulder, and Tim Klien, 42, of Palmdale, Calif. The names of the climbers were withheld for much of the day on Saturday, as authorities had not yet notified the families of the deceased climbers. [Full Article...]

Pakistan's ex-judge to become interim prime minister

Pakistan's ex-judge to become interim prime minister Mulk was unanimously nominated for the post by both the government and opposition, with former Premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi describing him as someone whom "no one could object to". He conducted a contempt case against then prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and convicted Mr Gilani for 30 seconds. During his National Assembly address, Abbasi categorically stated that the PML-N would not tolera... [Full Article...]


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