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United States charges former intelligence officer Ron Rockwell Hansen with spying for China

United States charges former intelligence officer Ron Rockwell Hansen with spying for China The Justice Department said Ron Rockwell Hansen, 58, of Syracuse, Utah, was taken into custody on Saturday while on his way to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Washington state to board a flight to China , carrying classified information. [Full Article...]

Ethiopian pastor killed by crocodile during lake baptism

Ethiopian pastor killed by crocodile during lake baptism It clamped its jaws around the pastor, biting his legs, back and hands. However, they used fishing nets to prevent the crocodile from taking the pastor's body into the lake, the police added. While hardly an everyday occurrence, crocodile attacks are a known risk in Ethiopia - as in Florida or any region where they thrive. The reptiles can grow to be up to six metres long and weigh as much as ... [Full Article...]

Guatemala: Powerful natural disaster rocks Guatemala after volcano eruption

Guatemala: Powerful natural disaster rocks Guatemala after volcano eruption Guatemala's Volcan de Fuego, Spanish for "volcano of fire", exploded shortly before noon. The deep ravines on the volcano's slopes were already filled with lava , Mazariegos said, and there was no way to tell how a new flow might spread. Farmers covered in ash fled for their lives as civil defense workers tried to relocate them to shelters. "We are evacuating and rescuing people and have report... [Full Article...]

French man to cross Great Pacific Garbage Patch on 6-month swim

French man to cross Great Pacific Garbage Patch on 6-month swim He will also wear a device to test levels of radioactive material from the Fukushima nuclear plant, which was hit by a tsunami in 2011. Lecomte's plan is to swim for eight hours a day, as well as consume over 8,000 calories. "It's a problem we created and there is a very easy solution to start reversing it-single-use plastics for example, if we stop using them that will make a big change". [Full Article...]

U.S. should stop detaining migrant children on border

When pressed on the morality of separating immigrant children from their families, Sessions acknowledged the fragile nature of dealing with families. "The fact that you have people coming from countries experiencing violence and might be subject to persecution by gangs and other criminal violence, would certainly. [Full Article...]

‘I Have The Absolute Right To Pardon Myself’

‘I Have The Absolute Right To Pardon Myself’ Under the Constitution, the president has the power to grant "reprieves and pardons " for federal (but not state) crimes, essentially wiping out a person's convictions. But Giuliani, in a series of television interviews, broke with one of their bolder arguments in the letter that a president could not have committed obstruction of justice because he has ultimate authority over any federal inv... [Full Article...]

Woman's obituary takes a plot twist for the ages

Woman's obituary takes a plot twist for the ages Written by her two children, Gina and Jay. According to her obituary in the Redwood Falls Gazette , she was not a very good person. The next two sentences were particularly crushing. R.I.P.", wrote Linda Mann in the comments section of the obituary. "May you both find healing and peace after the passing of Kathleen", Michelle Peterson wrote. [Full Article...]

GOP fears blue wave in California as 8 states hold primary elections

GOP fears blue wave in California as 8 states hold primary elections Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa are considered the top Democratic hopefuls, while Republicans view business executive John Cox as their best hope. SENATE: Democrat Jon Tester is up for re-election. The GOP struggled to recruit top-tier candidates, leaving the most likely nominees as State Auditor Matt Rosendale or retired judge Russ Fagg. [Full Article...]

Russia Wants "United And Prosperous EU', Says Vladimir Putin"

Russia Wants Austria's coalition government says it wants to act as a bridge between east and west, while Kurz has stressed its pro-EU stance is secure. Coupled with a drop in oil prices, the sanctions contributed to Russia's two-year recession. He pointed to the relevance of Putin's visit to Austria, which underscores the importance of the 50th anniversary of cooperation between the two countries in the ... [Full Article...]

Germany Wants 'Clarification' Of US Ambassador's Wish To 'Empower' The Right

Germany Wants 'Clarification' Of US Ambassador's Wish To 'Empower' The Right He also spoke about his new role in Germany, and how he's dealing with European leaders looking to work around new US sanctions imposed on Iran. In an interview published late Sunday, Grenell told far-right news site Breitbart he "absolutely wants to empower other conservatives throughout Europe " and encourage people to rise up against "elites". [Full Article...]

Taking Migrant Children From Parents Is Illegal, U.N. Tells U.S.

But Trump doesn't want you to blame him for enacting the policy that literally divides families and places children in the custody of the government, potentially for extended period of time while their parents are prosecuted. US President Donald Trump has taken a hard line against illegal immigration. "The child's best interest should always come first, including over migration management objectiv... [Full Article...]

Highway 401 bus crash: Photos from the horrific scene

Highway 401 bus crash: Photos from the horrific scene A manager at Massachusetts-based Union Tour Express says he has heard that one of its buses was involved in the accident, but did not have any further information. "OPP officers were assisting those who could get off the bus and to waiting ambulances". "What I've been advised is that we have received five of the most critical". [Full Article...]

Iran to restart uranium capacity building process, says country's nuclear agency

Iran to restart uranium capacity building process, says country's nuclear agency Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said yesterday that he had ordered preparations to increase uranium enrichment capacity if a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers falls apart after the U.S. Trump also objected that the 2015 deal did not address Iran's nuclear work beyond 2025 or its role in conflicts in Yemen and Syria. The Twitter spat comes just hours after Khamenei revealed on Mo... [Full Article...]

Georgia police officer fired after hitting suspect with auto

Georgia police officer fired after hitting suspect with auto Blackmon observed a subject, Timmy Patmon , which he knew to have a felony probation warrant. While chasing a suspect who had felony warrants out for his arrest, a Georgia police officer hit the man with his auto, resulting in the officer's termination for not following department policy. [Full Article...]

North Korea shakes up military leadership before United States summit

North Korea shakes up military leadership before United States summit Last week, Mr. Trump met with a top North Korean official at the White House to plan for the summit. Two of the most maverick leaders of the world, US President Donald Trump and North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un are finally meeting, the White House confirmed on Monday night. [Full Article...]

Guatemala volcano erupts, killing at least 7 and blanketing villages in ash

Guatemala volcano erupts, killing at least 7 and blanketing villages in ash Sergio Cabañas, head of the national disaster agency, said lava had changed course and "buried" the village of El Rodeo, killing four people including an agency official. Guatemala's airport in the capital city has closed down while many villagers are being evacuated. More than 3,000 have been evacuated from areas threatened by the lava flows and photos show distressed locals fleeing barefo... [Full Article...]

Trump planning summit with Putin

Trump planning summit with Putin Trump has denied any collusion. A possible summit between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly in the works. Relations between the former Cold War powers plunged to a new low in March this year, when the USA and other countries expelled Russian diplomats from their respective nations in response to the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daugh... [Full Article...]

USA special counsel accuses Manafort of witness tampering

USA special counsel accuses Manafort of witness tampering According to the declaration, Manafort used "an encrypted application" to contact one of the public relations workers a Business Insider article describing the activities of the "Hapsburg Group". In that sense, a witness tampering charge is similar to a charge of lying to the FBI and can be "enticing to a jury", said Jeffrey Cramer, a longtime former federal prosecutor who spent 12 years at the ... [Full Article...]

Volcan de Fuego in Guatemala erupts, killing 25, as locals flee

Volcan de Fuego in Guatemala erupts, killing 25, as locals flee The eruption of Fuego - Spanish for "fire" - on Sunday was the biggest in more than four decades , forcing the closure of Guatemala's main global airport and dumping ash on thousands of acres (hectares) of coffee farms on the volcano's slopes. [Full Article...]

At least 46 migrants drown off the coasts of Tunisia

At least 46 migrants drown off the coasts of Tunisia Tunisian authorities, which on Sunday said they had recovered 48 bodies, provided no new figures on Monday, but said the coast guard is still searching for dozens of missing migrants . Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 240 people but one person apparently drowned while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from North Africa. [Full Article...]


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