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Armed man takes hostages in Paris

He has since told authorities that he "wants to get a message to the Iranian embassy and the French government", a source at the scene said, reports DM. Police officers of the BRI intervention squad prepare a shield on June 12, 2018 near the site of an ongoing hostage taking in central Paris . French police said it was not clear if the man was armed and there was no indication of terrorist moti... [Full Article...]

Florida authorities find remains of woman killed by alligator

Florida authorities find remains of woman killed by alligator According to ABC Local 10 News , Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission ordered a necropsy, or animal autopsy, on a 12-and-a-half foot alligator caught from Silver Lakes Rotary Nature Park. One sported a fresh, bloody wound. "It's not uncommon for her to go there", Peter Limia, a neighbor told the Sun Sentinel , adding that Matsuki and her husband, Yukio, regularly walked her th... [Full Article...]

Officer rescues toddler running along busy road in heart-stopping video

Officer rescues toddler running along busy road in heart-stopping video Mannino's observation while on patrol and quick reaction, placing his squad auto and himself between the child and traffic", said the department on Facebook. No charges were sought in the case. "I have twin boys, and there's not a day that goes by where something bad happens, you always think of your own kids", Mannino said. [Full Article...]

Paris on lockdown as 'armed man takes hostages'

Videos and images circulating on social media show several police vehicles as well as heavily armed officers at the scene. A pregnant woman also managed to escape and was being treated for shock by ambulance services on the scene. The Evening Standard reports the attack doused the remaining two hostages in petrol. However, police have said there was no indication that the incident was terrorism... [Full Article...]

Pope Francis accepts resignation of three Chilean bishops

Pope Francis accepts resignation of three Chilean bishops By accepting Barros' resignation, Francis essentially gave Scicluna and Bertomeu a hand in helping to heal the divisions in a diocese where Barros never was fully accepted as bishop. "We can't rule out the possibility that he could take further steps", Coiro added. Victims accused Barros of having witnessed the abuse but doing nothing to stop it. [Full Article...]

Vietnam police halt protests against new economic zones

Vietnam police halt protests against new economic zones Thousands of demonstrators from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City rallied against draft cyber and economic-zone laws being considered by the National Assembly that some view as curbing Internet freedom and favoring Chinese investors. "The National Assembly calls on people to be calm and trust in the decisions of the party and state". Vietnam has a tense relationship with China. The police-run Ministry... [Full Article...]

Trump’s Trade Adviser Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate’ Trudeau Comments

Trump’s Trade Adviser Apologizes for ‘Inappropriate’ Trudeau Comments Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is cheering Donald Trump's bid to broker a deal to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons, but he's keeping mum on the USA president's persistent trash talk against Canada. Trump". On Saturday, he called the Canadian prime minister "very dishonest and weak". While the agreement of MPs who are normally opposed on most fronts was remarkable, the anger sprea... [Full Article...]

Trudeau expresses support for North Korea efforts, won't engage on Trump's comments

And I see the television and he's giving a news conference about how he will not be pushed around by the United States and I say push him around? However, following the summit, Trump tweeted that he was going not going to support the communique, leaving numerous United States' closest allies aghast . [Full Article...]

House Republicans Hope They Can Find an Immigration Compromise

House Republicans Hope They Can Find an Immigration Compromise Still, moderates who support the discharge petition are hopeful the issue will be resolved. Representative Jeff Denham , the leader of the rebellion, said that unless leadership produces a new immigration bill by Tuesday, he will put a "discharge petition" in motion. [Full Article...]

Iran to North Korea: Don’t Trust ‘Deal-Breaker-in-Chief’ Trump

North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un should know that the USA has a history of "quitting treaties and violating their commitments" before trusting Washington, Iran's Foreign Ministry said Monday. The United States and the DPRK commit to establish new U.S. -DPRK relations in accordance with the desire of the peoples of the two countries for peace and prosperity. [Full Article...]

Germany's Merkel calls Trump's G7 slams 'sobering,' 'depressing'

Germany's Merkel calls Trump's G7 slams 'sobering,' 'depressing' Merkel captioned the picture: "Day two of the G-7 summit in Canada: spontaneous meeting between two working sessions". Trans-Atlantic and other trade wars would have "a long-term impact on the global economy", he said at a Berlin meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and leaders of the IMF, World Bank and other worldwide institutions. [Full Article...]

Dennis Rodman cries over Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un Singapore summit

I still kept going back. "I don't need to worry about the war stuff, I don't know anything about that". But I took all those bullets, I took all at that ... I showed my loyalty and my trustworthiness to this country. "He said: Can you do that". "It's wonderful, it's incredible", Rodman said. I knew things were gonna change. [Full Article...]

United States unveils new ‘embassy’ in Taiwan amid strained China ties

United States unveils new ‘embassy’ in Taiwan amid strained China ties But the USA sent an assistant secretary of state for the unveiling, a visit less likely to unnerve China which was concerned that higher-level officials may attend. A smiling Tsai said the new building was a symbol of "more promising" relations between Washington and Taipei. China claims self-ruled Taiwan under its "one China" policy and Beijing has never renounced the use of force to bring wh... [Full Article...]

Jared And Ivanka Made $82 Million From Businesses While Serving In WH

Jared And Ivanka Made $82 Million From Businesses While Serving In WH Senior White House Advisers Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump attend a reception held at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem. Ivanka Trump reported United States dollars 3.9 million from her stake in the Trump International Hotel in Washington, as well as more than USD 2 million in severance pay from the Trump Organization , the Washington Post said, citing financial discl... [Full Article...]

Jean-Pierre Bemba: Congo warlord's conviction overturned :: Kenya

Jean-Pierre Bemba: Congo warlord's conviction overturned :: Kenya He had been convicted of murder, rape and pillage for actions by fighters he sent to Central African Republic to back CAR's then-president Ange-Felix Patasse. Before Friday's decision, the ICC had issued verdicts in six cases, with nine people being convicted and one acquitted , according to its website.? The former Congolese rebel leader was given 18 years in jail in what was hailed as a land... [Full Article...]

Oops! 'Fox and Friends' host calls Trump a 'dictator'

Oops! 'Fox and Friends' host calls Trump a 'dictator' US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are due to meet on Tuesday. Martha MacCallum played several clips of media personalities criticizing Trump and the meeting, including former Bush aide Nicolle Wallace who said the president "put all his eggs in the dictator basket". [Full Article...]

May appeals to Tory MPs ahead of crunch Brexit votes

Mr Buckland, who was a Remain supporter, was standing alongside junior Brexit minister and Leaver Steve Baker when he made the comments. Among the 14 amendments to the Bill - set to be voted on by MPs on Tuesday and Wednesday - are changes which would see the United Kingdom stay in the Single Market and would allow Parliament to dictate future negotiating terms. [Full Article...]

Trump, Kim arrive at summit venue for historic US-North Korea meeting

Trump, Kim arrive at summit venue for historic US-North Korea meeting The joint statement just released says only that " President Trump committed to provide security guarantees to the DPRK, and Chairman Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". [Full Article...]

One-on-one meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un causes problems

One-on-one meeting between Trump and Kim Jong Un causes problems When Business Insider asked Catherine Killough, a former official in the US State Department's Office of Korean Affairs and now a fellow at global security foundation Ploughshares Fund, what she sees as the biggest risk of a one-on-one meeting between Trump and Kim is, Killough focused on the lack of record. [Full Article...]

Dennis Rodman breaks down on CNN while discussing Trump-Kim summit

Dennis Rodman breaks down on CNN while discussing Trump-Kim summit President and a North Korean leader have met-makes this a historic, if somewhat freakish, moment. The two posed for pictures briefly before walking over to an awning and appeared quite cordial in their greeting, both smiling as they shook hands for a second time. [Full Article...]


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