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Palestinian man shot dead for throwing stone at IDF soldier

Palestinian man shot dead for throwing stone at IDF soldier Tamimi's body was later taken to a hospital in the nearby city of Ramallah, from which a funeral procession departed on Wednesday afternoon. Filmed by Nabi Saleh resident Mohammad Atallah Tamimi, the video seems to being just moments after the shooting took place. [Full Article...]

Putin says he talks to Trump regularly

Putin says he talks to Trump regularly Vladimir Putin , on a living standards drive at the start of a new presidential term, is expected to try to fix Russians' everyday problems on live TV later on Thursday, handing out real-time orders to regional governors and government ministers. [Full Article...]

First Saudi women receive driving licenses amid crackdown

First Saudi women receive driving licenses amid crackdown Saudi Arabia's laws require women to seek male permission for various decisions and actions, and that extends to the ban on women driving. They were long-time advocates of women's rights who took part in the first protest in 1990 against the kingdom's ban on women driving. [Full Article...]

China, U.S. Show Off Nuclear Bombers in South China Sea

China, U.S. Show Off Nuclear Bombers in South China Sea CNN , quoting a us government source with knowledge of the flyover, said both B-52s had been instructed to fly about 20 miles (32 km) from the islands. Mattis said at a security conference in Singapore last weekend that China has deployed anti-ship and surface-to-air missiles on the disputed islands. [Full Article...]

First lady returns to public eye after ‘little rough patch’

First lady returns to public eye after ‘little rough patch’ Melania Trump's disappearing act is over. White House aide who was reportedly dismissive of Senator John McCain has left the executive office of the president. "She's confident in what she is doing and in her role, and knows the rest is just speculation and nonsense". The first lady addressed the theories herself, tweeting on May 30 that "the media is working overtime speculating where I ... [Full Article...]

Trump hosts first iftar dinner at White House

Trump hosts first iftar dinner at White House From sunrise onwards, they abstain from food and drink, breaking their fast at sunset. Among those in attendance were the ambassadors from Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Tunisia, Kuwait, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan and Indonesia. According to a CNN report , the leader of the group "American Muslims for Trump" said the White House only invited "Muslim ambassadors and some cabinet members". [Full Article...]

Kim summit is set for Sentosa Island

Kim summit is set for Sentosa Island Rodman, who struck up a relationship with the strongman during a visit in 2013, will be traveling to Singapore a day before the June 12 sitdown between President Trump and Kim, the New York Post reported Tuesday . "My intention was to go over and be a sports ambassador to North Korea so people understand how the people are in North Korea", he added. "I think it is right not to turn down the... [Full Article...]

Euro climbs as Italy risks ease, markets rally

Euro climbs as Italy risks ease, markets rally Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte addressed the Senate, flanked by the leaders of two formerly fringe parties that had shoved aside mainstream groups at an election in March to form a coalition with little-known law expert Conte as its head. Spanish government bond yields were a touch higher on Tuesday. Italy's 10-year government borrowing costs rose 18 basis points to 2.74 percent after hitting a on... [Full Article...]

This is the $1M campaign that brought down Brock Turner’s judge

This is the $1M campaign that brought down Brock Turner’s judge Bay Area June 2018 Election Day results Persky sentenced Brock Turner in June 2016 to six months in jail instead of prison after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman outside a fraternity house. Persky ran for judge in 2002, losing narrowly to fellow prosecutor Ron Del Pozzo. Gov. "Subjecting judges to recall when they follow the law and do something unpopular undermines judicial ... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un begged for summit on his knees: Rudy Giuliani

Kim Jong-un begged for summit on his knees: Rudy Giuliani Singapore suspended trade relations with the reclusive Northeast Asian state a year ago following tightened United Nations sanctions over its weapons program, however, North Korea still operates a small embassy in the city. "A lot of relationships being built, a lot of negotiations going on before the trip", Trump told reporters in the Oval Office Wednesday. "But it's very important - it'll be... [Full Article...]

Mexico Hits US With Retaliatory Tariffs

The administration granted temporary exemptions to several key allies, including Canada , Mexico and the European Union. Since then, Trudeau, Macron and other European leaders have toughened their tone, lamenting what they see as rising USA protectionism. [Full Article...]

Trump asks Corker to drop effort to challenging tariffs; Corker says no

Trump asks Corker to drop effort to challenging tariffs; Corker says no Corker's proposal would require the administration to submit to Congress any tariffs proposed on national security grounds, or Section 232 , according to a source familiar with the bill. "From the standpoint from agriculture, what can happen if the president fails, yes I'm very nervous myself", Grassley said. But many Republicans senators hailed the decision, saying they were willing to g... [Full Article...]

USA urges China to account for ‘ghosts’ of Tiananmen

USA urges China to account for ‘ghosts’ of Tiananmen A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing's Cangan Boulevard in Tiananmen Square, June 5, 1989. Human rights activists have claimed the death toll is in the thousands. Tens of thousands of people are expected to gather later in the day in Hong Kong to mark the anniversary, the only place in China where such large-scale public commemorations happen. [Full Article...]

Ukrainian Journalist on Russian Hit-List Says No Point in Hiding

Ukrainian Journalist on Russian Hit-List Says No Point in Hiding On September 30, 2016, Roman Sushchenko was detained in Moscow on charges of espionage, and was held in Lefortovo Prison for over a year and a half awaiting trial. They include a number of well-known Ukrainian and "ex-Russian" journalists. Last month, Ukraine's state security agency raided offices of state-owned Russian media outlets and arrested the head of Ukraine's office of the Russian... [Full Article...]

Trudeau tells premiers U.S. tariffs 'unacceptable' as Trump's G7 looms

Kudlow added that the United States and China had not yet reached a deal to resolve Trump's demand for a smaller USA trade deficit with China. Washington has demanded that Beijing take steps to open its markets further to USA goods. The war was fought in Upper Canada , Lower Canada , on the Great Lakes and the Atlantic, and in the United States. Police officers stand near the Congress Center... [Full Article...]

Woman in Wildwood beach arrest says she hurt neck and back

Woman in Wildwood beach arrest says she hurt neck and back She was eventually taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault on a police officer, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, aggravated assault by spitting on an officer, and minor in possession of alcohol. They think that because they're cops they can get away with it ― and that's not the case. "They're the police officers". The latter video showed an officer punching Weinman twice in t... [Full Article...]

Former Ark City PD chief living in Guatemala safe after volcanic eruption

Former Ark City PD chief living in Guatemala safe after volcanic eruption Sergio Cabanas, director of the disaster agency, said Tuesday night at a news conference that 192 people were listed as missing. The search for bodies in mountain villages destroyed by the eruption was progressing slowly, officials said earlier, given the nature of the terrain and the way the volcano released large amounts of boiling mud, rock and ash down the mountain. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Maria Killed Over 4,600 People in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria Killed Over 4,600 People in Puerto Rico The agency did not directly or indirectly link the data to the hurricane. The memorial came as a controversy swirls over the government's official death toll of 64 from the storm that slammed into the Caribbean island on September 20. "I've been saying the numbers are going to be higher and that we needed to revisit and study this scientifically", Governor Ricardo Rossello said. But he said hi... [Full Article...]

UK food, fuel, medicine short under 'no deal' Brexit

UK food, fuel, medicine short under 'no deal' Brexit Weekend comments by the DUP leader about the party's "red line" on customs arrangements post-Brexit were interpreted by some as a veiled threat to pull the plug on her party's confidence and supply deal with the Tories. EU leaders including Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar have called for progress by the time the European Council meets at the end of June, with Tanaiste Simon Coveney on Saturday also... [Full Article...]

United States should stop detaining migrant children on border

United States should stop detaining migrant children on border As of Sunday, almost 300 of the 550 children now in custody at USA border stations had spent more than 72 hours there, the time limit for immigrants of any age to be held in the government's temporary facilities. Shamdasani said the practice was a "serious violation" of the rights of children. Separately, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions told a conservative US radio show that separating c... [Full Article...]


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