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Mom admits to letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter

Mom admits to letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter Now the children's mother faces abuse and endangerment charges - and accusations that she said in a recorded conversation that she delivered her daughter as many as 10 times to a home in east Kansas City where she witnessed two men sexually assaulting the child. [Full Article...]

Confusion in Washington as Trump invites Putin to White House

Confusion in Washington as Trump invites Putin to White House There was no immediate reaction from the Kremlin to the invitation, but ambassador Anatoly Antonov said Moscow "was always open to such proposals". "Well, you're right, I don't know what happened at that meeting", Coats said at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado. [Full Article...]

EU, Japan Agree on Data Deal

EU, Japan Agree on Data Deal Leaders from the European Union and Japan formally signed a new free trade pact on Tuesday, the latest in a series of moves toward trade liberalization and a direct rebuke to US President Donald Trump's recent trade protectionism . Meanwhile, Japan is also in talks with China, India and other Asian countries to create the 16-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which could be... [Full Article...]

How the Queen trolled Trump

How the Queen trolled Trump She took this to be another subtle dig by the Queen at President Trump . The Queen actually inspects her Honour Guard many times a year and does so for important events such as visiting heads of state, The Independent newspaper noted. The two, who are next in line to rule, were apparently clear in the informal discussions leading up to Trump's four-day visit, which followed his controversial ... [Full Article...]

DNI Dan Coats Calls Out Trump's Russia Comments At Aspen Security Forum

Mr Trump's blond hair and eyebrows merge with the Russian president's angular features and blue eyes. White House officials didn't immediately respond to a request for comment. At the Helsinki meeting, Trump also agreed to consider a Putin request to question the former USA ambassador to Moscow over US campaign-finance violations that critics say Trump should have dismissed outright. [Full Article...]

At least 8 dead after tourist boat incident

At least 8 dead after tourist boat incident Weather reports said high winds hit the area at about 7 p.m. A dive team was assisting. Southern Stone County Fire Protection District described the situation on Table Rock Lake as a "mass casualty incident" and said multiple crews were on the scene. [Full Article...]

Egyptian archaeologists reveal contents of mysterious giant sarcophagus in Alexandria

Egyptian archaeologists reveal contents of mysterious giant sarcophagus in Alexandria Instead, Egypt's Ministry of Antiquities said , the sarcophagus contained what mummification experts believe to be the remains of three military soldiers or officers. Waziri said that the skeletons and the sarcophagus will be transferred to the antiquities ministry storehouse in Alexandria, where they will undergo restoration and further inspection. [Full Article...]

China says USA blaming Xi for blocking trade deal is 'bogus'

China says USA blaming Xi for blocking trade deal is 'bogus' China on Wednesday continued its attacks on the trade war launched by the USA on its exports and said that it would harm global confidence in the economy and growth of worldwide trade. It also highlights Beijing's efforts to make coal a lesser part of its overall energy mix, along with reducing the role of fossil fuels overall, though coal still provides over 60 percent of China's energy. [Full Article...]

Hawaii volcano boat tours to continue after lava bomb causes injuries

Hawaii volcano boat tours to continue after lava bomb causes injuries State and federal investigations are underway after a Lava Ocean Tours vessel was pierced by what the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has regarded as a " lava bomb ". Lava is entering the ocean and producing a large laze plume. They were aboard a tour boat that takes visitors to see lava plunging into the ocean from a long-erupting volcano that has been vigorously shooting... [Full Article...]

Several Russians identified as Skripal Novichok poisoning suspects, report says

Several Russians identified as Skripal Novichok poisoning suspects, report says There are still a lot of questions to be answered, for example, why an aging Russian traitor was murdered years after he was exchanged in a Kremlin-approved spy swap in 2010. It is understood mother-of-three Sturgess was exposed to at least 10 times the amount of nerve agent the Skripals came into contact with. In English law, inquests are held to examine violent, unnatural or unexplained de... [Full Article...]

Spain drops arrest warrant for Catalan leader after Germany bars rebellion charge

The authorities in Madrid had been seeking Prof Ponsati on charges of "violent rebellion" and "misappropriation of public funds" over her role in Catalonia's controversial independence referendum a year ago. Puigdemont is one of 13 separatist leaders accused of the most serious charge rebellion over their role in Catalonia's failed secession bid last October. [Full Article...]

Steam pipe explodes in Manhattan's Flatiron District

Steam pipe explodes in Manhattan's Flatiron District Nearby residents were initially told to take shelter in place, but according to New York City Council Speaker, Corey Johnson, Con Edison and FDNY have since told residents to evacuate their homes. Con Edison is asking people to avoid the area and warning that there may be no steam service in some area buildings. Another deadly Manhattan steam pipe explosion, in August 1989 in the Gramercy Park... [Full Article...]

'Treasure ship' claim raises eyebrows in South Korea

SOUTH Korean divers have struck gold - discovering the wreck of a Russian warship that was carrying $176 billion worth of gold on board. A spokesman for Shinil Group said on top of the salvage fee, the company plans to donate 10% of the bullion for tourism projects on nearby Ulleungdo Island, including a movie set and a memorial of the ship. [Full Article...]

Private security guards to replace police officers at Amesbury cordons

Private security guards to replace police officers at Amesbury cordons British officials reportedly believe that Russian Federation is "desperate" to know what is happening in the Scotland Yard inquiry and have attempted to hack into it. "We are interested in the real results of the probe", he said , adding that he will try to organize a meeting with Britain's foreign secretary to discuss it. [Full Article...]

Two kids attacked by sharks off New York's Fire Island

Two kids attacked by sharks off New York's Fire Island The attacks come in the week when experts said that new types of sharks could be heading to Irish and British waters as a result of warming seas. The boy walked onto and off a police boat en route to Southside Hospital, where was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers Are Not ‘Intentionally Getting It Wrong’

Zuckerberg: Holocaust Deniers Are Not ‘Intentionally Getting It Wrong’ Facebook on Wednesday built on its campaign to prevent the platform from being used to spread risky misinformation, saying it will remove bogus posts likely to spark violence. "I just think as important as some of those examples are, I think the reality is also that I get things wrong when I speak publicly", Zuckerberg said. [Full Article...]

EU Urges U.S., Russia, China To Avoid Costly Trade Wars

EU Urges U.S., Russia, China To Avoid Costly Trade Wars The US is now involved in several trade disputes with major partners such as China , the European Union , Canada and Mexico , with Trump having pushed through tariffs against more than 800 Chinese products in recent weeks . China's foreign ministry described the Trump administration's threats as "typical bullying" and said that China will look to counter-attack to safeguard its interests. [Full Article...]

White House mulls Putin's proposal for tit-for-tat questioning

White House mulls Putin's proposal for tit-for-tat questioning Donald Trump was under fire for backing Vladimir Putin's denial that Russian Federation had been involved in election interference, and though he walked back the claim after furious opposition from both Democrats and Republicans, he appeared to stick by that assessment in the interview with Tucker Carlson, which had been filmed before his reversal. [Full Article...]

Bill Defining Israel As Nation Of Jewish People Likely To Become Law

Bill Defining Israel As Nation Of Jewish People Likely To Become Law One clause downgrades the Arabic language from official to "special" standing. "The bill was hailed as a defining moment in the annals of Zionism by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and he said 122 years after Herzl who is officially referred to as the spiritual father of the Jewish State" published his vision, we have stated by law the basic principle of our existence. [Full Article...]

Trump’s ‘squirming’ reversal: I meant opposite of what I said with Putin

Trump’s ‘squirming’ reversal: I meant opposite of what I said with Putin Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the US House of Representatives intelligence panel, said Putin would take Trump's comments as "a green light to interfere in 2018". The condemnation for his performance at the Helsinki news conference, including from many fellow Republicans, matched or eclipsed previous controversies in Trump's turbulent 18 months in office. [Full Article...]


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