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SNP MPs cause uproar as they walk out of PMQs with Blackford

SNP MPs cause uproar as they walk out of PMQs with Blackford Ian Blackford said his party was considering "whatever action is necessary" to protect Scotland's interests, which could include intervening in the forthcoming Trade Bill. The Tories hit back at Mr Blackford's claims. "We will remain civil, we will remain polite, we will remain courteous". In a statement in the Commons, Scottish Secretary David Mundell insisted that the UK Parliament was withi... [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort Ordered to Jail After Witness Tampering Claims

Paul Manafort Ordered to Jail After Witness Tampering Claims Trump Foundation is, legally speaking, less "a charity" than it is "a Russian nesting doll of scams". Manafort, a target of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 US election, has been indicted on mostly financial-related charges, including conspiring to launder money and defraud the United States. [Full Article...]

Greek government survives no-confidence vote over Macedonia deal

The proposed deal has infuriated people on both sides of the border, including a strong response by Greece's main opposition party New Democracy. Macedonia and Greece have signed a historic agreement on a modified name for Macedonia after the Greek prime minister survived a parliamentary vote of no-confidence brought by opponents of the deal and in the face of protests in both countries. [Full Article...]

Trump sued for illegal use of charity funds

Trump sued for illegal use of charity funds Donald Trump used Trump Foundation funds to make several donations to conservative political organizations, not to mention he once used Foundation funds to purchase a 6ft painting of himself for $20,000 United States dollars and a signed National Football League helmet for $12,000 USD. [Full Article...]

Trump planning 25% tariffs on up to $50 billion of Chinese goods

Trump planning 25% tariffs on up to $50 billion of Chinese goods President Donald Trump says the tariffs on China are a response to what he calls the country's unfair trade practices, including requiring USA companies to effectively hand over innovations and other competitively sensitive information in exchange for access to the massive Chinese market. [Full Article...]

Giuliani Says Trump's Call on Mueller Interview Likely Next Week

Giuliani Says Trump's Call on Mueller Interview Likely Next Week Horowitz concluded in his report that while mistakes were made, there was no bias in the FBI's handling of the Clinton email investigation . It found Mr. The inspector general report is pretty clear on that front. Referring to the Mueller investigation, he stated the high-ranking FBI agent and former FBI attorney "started the disgraceful Witch Hunt against so many innocent people". [Full Article...]

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 825 people and recovered four bodies from dozens of migrant boats attempting the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea over the past two days. "It is our duty to help avoid a humanitarian catastrophe and offer a safe port to these people, to comply with our human rights obligations", Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said earlier this week. [Full Article...]

New law to ban 'upskirting' blocked by one Tory MP

New law to ban 'upskirting' blocked by one Tory MP The bill was expected to sail through the Commons on Friday, but parliamentary rules mean it only required one MP to shout "object" to block its progress. The session caused such outrage it was trending on Twitter in the UK. It will be returned to the house for another Friday Private Members Bill session on July 6, again with government support. [Full Article...]

Border Patrol Vehicle 'Hits Native American Man, Drives Away'

Border Patrol Vehicle 'Hits Native American Man, Drives Away' In a statement released by Remes and his family, he claims that the vehicle did not stop to check if he was okay. According to Border Patrol, on June 14th at around 9:00 p.m. "This could be the last of the Indian Wars". The man was later identified as Paulo Remes , a member of the tribe. Agents told the TV station that he was a USA citizen. [Full Article...]

Trump continues to blame Democrats for breaking up families at the border

Once children are separated, they are treated as unaccompanied minors under the care of the Department of Health and Human Services, which houses them in government facilities, puts them in temporary foster care, or releases them to adult sponsors in the United States. [Full Article...]

17 dead in Caracas club stampede sparked by tear gas

17 dead in Caracas club stampede sparked by tear gas It was not clear how the other six died. 'The establishment has been ordered closed, and we are investigating in coordination with the public ministry, which is directing the criminal investigation'. Those who have so far been identified are Luis Eduardo Barrios, 46, Jorhgen Alexander Castro, 19, Luis Roniel Guerra Alfonso, 19, Marcos Javier Altuve Valenzuela, 18. [Full Article...]

Germany's Merkel insists migration needs 'European answer'

Germany's Merkel insists migration needs 'European answer' Other issues included foreign and defense policy and the future of the euro currency zone. Asked what the German Chancellor and her interior minister are clashing over, he replied: "We don't know really". At a regular meeting of their joint Cabinets on Tuesday, Germany will seek the support of French President Emmanuel Macron to find a common European Union response for managing an influx of... [Full Article...]

US imposes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports

US imposes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports The government also unveiled a list of United States products which will be subjected to additional tariffs , it said . The White House has announced a 25 percent levy on technology-related products worth around $50 billion. "Just two weeks ago, the ME delegation heard directly from our state's lobster industry about the economic hardship a trade war with China would cause them". [Full Article...]

Missing 3-year-old found in cornfield with dog by her side

Missing 3-year-old found in cornfield with dog by her side The Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop E Tweeted after a missing child was recovered in a cornfield on Friday morning. "It went from five people to about 75 to 100 people out here by the time we were done", Merritt had told KFVS. Remy is OK, though her mother says she had several mosquito bites, the Associated Press reported . "She was definitely exhausted and hot, really sweaty and it took a ... [Full Article...]

Eight injured in Moscow after taxi mounts pavement

Eight injured in Moscow after taxi mounts pavement The driver, a citizen of Kyrgyzstan, said he did not act on goal, according to Moscow authorities. Those injured in the June 16 incident, which occurred on the third day of the World Cup under way in Russia, included two Mexican citizens, the Mexican Embassy in the Russian capital said. [Full Article...]

Spilled fireball causes partial shutdown on I-40

Spilled fireball causes partial shutdown on I-40 A photo from the Arkansas Department of Transportation shows bottles of Fireball everywhere on the interstate. Danny Straessle with the transportation department said one of the truck's cab caught fire during the crash. State police say that none of the injuries sustained in the fiery crash were life-threatening. This isn't the first time Arkansas roadways have been jammed up by food or drinks... [Full Article...]

2,000 children separated from families at U.S. border

2,000 children separated from families at U.S. border The Trump administration on Thursday invoked the Bible and God's word to defend its immigration measures that include forcibly separating children and infants from parents illegally crossing the border, steps that civil liberties activists and even sections of the church have said is harsh, cruel, and violates basic civil rights and human decency. [Full Article...]

Trump vows to fight New York's lawsuit against foundation

Trump vows to fight New York's lawsuit against foundation President Donald Trump lashed out at "sleazy New York Democrats" on Thursday after the state's attorney general sued him , three of his children and his foundation , saying he used the charity as his "personal checkbook". Following the announcement of the lawsuit, a defiant President Trump vowed he will not settle. President Donald Trump is declaring that he "won't settle" a lawsuit from th... [Full Article...]

British LGBT rights campaigner released in Moscow following arrest after protest

British LGBT rights campaigner released in Moscow following arrest after protest Russian police on June 14, 2018 , arrested Peter Tatchell near the Kremlin as he was protesting against the country's human rights record. Several minutes later, Mr Tatchell was approached by several policemen who told him his protest was not authorised. [Full Article...]

Trump approves disaster aid for Hawaii's volcano-stricken Big Island

Trump approves disaster aid for Hawaii's volcano-stricken Big Island However, olivine, which jewelers are commonly called peridot, is hard to find. Residents in Hawaii have reported green gems falling from the sky. They are so common on the planet, which according to experts account for 50 percent of the upper mantle of the Earth. [Full Article...]


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