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Kiev seeks to reassure West over staging of journalist’s murder Kiev seeks to reassure West over staging of journalist’s murder
- June 04, 2018

Babchenko made a shock reappearance at a press conference in Kiev on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the Ukrainian authorities reported he had been shot dead at his home in a contract-style killing blamed on Russian Federation. British authorities say that Skripal, a former Russian double agent, was poisoned in March with a military-grade nerve agent in the English city of Salisbury where he lived after leaving Russia in a spy swap. (more...)
G7 countries criticize United States over steel tariffs
- June 04, 2018

Trump first threatened to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum on Canada , the European Union (EU) and Mexico in March to protect US industries and jobs. On Friday, Trump also revived an idea he's floated before: negotiating separate bilateral trade pacts with Canada and Mexico if no deal can be reached on NAFTA. (more...)
Anti-immigration party wins most votes in Slovenia parliamentary election Anti-immigration party wins most votes in Slovenia parliamentary election
- June 04, 2018

The rise of right-wing governments continues across Europe as the opposition anti-migrant Slovenian Democratic Party (SDS) is leading at Sunday's general election in Slovenia , with the vote count still underway. "I will say what I have said already before: We are for solidarity, but we are against stupidity", he said, advocating a policy of discouraging migrants from coming to Europe by improving conditions in their own countries. (more...)
These Maps Show How to Unlock North Korea's Economy These Maps Show How to Unlock North Korea's Economy
- June 04, 2018

But analysts say North Korea will be unwilling to cede its nuclear deterrent unless it is given security guarantees that the United States will not try to topple the regime. But North Korea's leadership is believed to regard nuclear weapons as crucial to its survival and has rejected unilaterally disarming. South Korea's unification and defence ministries declined to confirm the report, while an official at the Unification Ministry said the government was watching the leadership situation ... (more...)
Guatemala Volcano Erupts, Killing at Least 6
- June 04, 2018

Some 3,100 people have been evacuated from the area. In darkness and rain, the rescue effort was ordered suspended until early morning, municipal firefighters spokesman Cecilio Chacaj said. "We think that there could be a state of devastation in at least three areas", Mr Morales said. Dense ash blasted out by the volcano - which rises to 3,763 meters (12,346 feet) - also shut down Guatemala City's worldwide airport, civil aviation said. (more...)
At least 7 dead as volcano erupts in Guatemala At least 7 dead as volcano erupts in Guatemala
- June 04, 2018

The volcano, about 40km south-west of the capital Guatemala City , has been spewing black smoke and ash into the sky. "Not everyone escaped, I think they were buried", Consuelo Hernandez said. Lesser amounts of ash reached the capital of Guatemala City some 25 miles away, forcing the closure of its global airport, CONRED said. Workers and guests were evacuated from the La Reunion golf club. (more...)
Two climbers die after falling from 'El Capitan' in Yosemite National Park
- June 04, 2018

They were identified as Jason Wells, 46, from Colorado and Tim Klien, 42, from California . It wasn't immediately clear how high the climbers were up on the sheer granite rock face. Climber Hans Florine, who survived a fall while climbing The Nose of El Capitan in May, knew both of the men who died. Honnold said in 2016 that the rock's Freeblast section "is like a 10-pitch slab", and large sections of El Capitan are "basically like walking on a sheet of glass". (more...)
Syria's Assad says will visit North Korea, news agency reports Syria's Assad says will visit North Korea, news agency reports
- June 04, 2018

According to South Korea's foreign ministry, North Korea established diplomatic relations with Syria in 1966, opening its embassy in Damascus. Time and again, Trump has also upended the more cautious diplomatic approaches of his predecessors in showing warmth toward authoritarian figures. (more...)
Mattis warns China over 'militarization' of South China Sea Mattis warns China over 'militarization' of South China Sea
- June 04, 2018

Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney, and U.S. "It is those that are shouting about "the militarization of the South China Sea" who are militarizing the South China Sea," He added. Mattis's comments came at a time of increased tensions between the US and China, with the two countries locked in an ongoing trade dispute while Beijing has ... (more...)
Donald Trump to host first Ramadan dinner Donald Trump to host first Ramadan dinner
- June 04, 2018

The iftar dinner is scheduled for Wednesday, according to the report, and a guest list was not made available by the White House. "As Muslims, we are bound to fashion our lives in line with teachings of Islam". One, released at the start of Ramadan, highlighted terrorist attacks overseas and America's "resolve to defeat the terrorists and their perverted ideology". (more...)
North Korea's top three military officials replaced, US official says
- June 04, 2018

USA officials believe there was some dissension in the military about Kim's approaches to South Korea and the United States. The meeting comes days after the United States renamed its oldest and largest military command - the Pacific Command - to Indo-Pacific Command, amid heightened tensions with China over the militarisation of the South China Sea . (more...)
Volcano eruption in Central America kills six Volcano eruption in Central America kills six
- June 04, 2018

A volcano eruption has killed at least six people in Central America. At least six people were killed and another 20 injured on Sunday when Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted violently, spewing a stream of red hot lava and belching a thick plume of black smoke and ash high into the sky. (more...)
Jimmy Fallon Gives Commencement Speech for Marjory Stoneman Douglas Graduation Jimmy Fallon Gives Commencement Speech for Marjory Stoneman Douglas Graduation
- June 04, 2018

Joaquin's parents received his diploma in his place. Cellphone video shot during the ceremony shows Oliver's mother, Patricia, accepting his diploma to a standing ovation. He made jokes and commended the students for their strength and courage after the shooting. "Thanks for the tassel @marcorubio", Hogg wrote. Marco Rubio and the National Rifle Association. (more...)
Dozens of Migrants Drown Off Tunisia and Turkey; Hundreds Rescued Off Spain
- June 04, 2018

Authorities said the vessel was believed to have been carrying about 180 passengers. The latest shipwreck is the most deadly in the Mediterranean Sea since February 2 when 90 people drowned off the coast of Libya , according to IOM. The coastguard recovered the bodies of nine victims and rescued four others while a fifth migrant was saved by a passing fishing vessel. Migrants try to stay afloat after falling off their rubber dinghy during a rescue operation by the Malta-based NGO ... (more...)
Tear gas & batons: Police restrain tax protests in Jordan Tear gas & batons: Police restrain tax protests in Jordan
- June 04, 2018

Jordan has been hit by waves of refuges from neighboring countries. Some demonstrators blocked roads with their cars, while others held signs reading: "The people of Jordan will not kneel". Discontent could "snowball. triggering a domestic crisis", he said, adding that he expected protests to continue until demands are met. Zayadin says Jordan is going through a tough economic situation, which is fueling the protests. (more...)
Giuliani: Trump couldn't be indicted even if he shot Comey
- June 04, 2018

Though Giuliani pointed out that he never made the argument or held the position that President Trump has the legal, power of attorney to end an investigation into himself , he pointed out that such an action would lead to an impeachment . (more...)
Yosemite: Two climbers die after fall from Yosemite's El Capitan
- June 04, 2018

She adds, "Rescue crews are still working on the recovery effort and trying to determine how they fell". It wasn't immediately clear how high the climbers were up on the sheer granite rock face. He said Klein was known for his speed and knowledge of El Capitan. Climber Hans Florine, who survived a fall while climbing The Nose of El Capitan in May, knew both of the men who died. (more...)
German police rule out 'terrorism' in Berlin knife rampage German police rule out 'terrorism' in Berlin knife rampage
- June 03, 2018

Police opened fire Sunday at a man who was rampaging near Berlin's cathedral, wounding him in the legs. "Please avoid rumours." The Tagesspiegel newspaper said two people had been injured, the suspect and a man he had attacked. It's unclear if anyone else was hurt in the incident at Berlin's main Protestant cathedral, which is close to the Alexanderplatz shopping district. (more...)
Brexit: Northern Ireland to get 'joint UK, EU' status? Brexit: Northern Ireland to get 'joint UK, EU' status?
- June 03, 2018

May's efforts to see the United Kingdom successfully leave the EU customs union has so far fallen under two categories; the "max fac" (maximum facilitation), which involves leaving the customs union, but using technology to avoid a hard border, and a customs partnership, which would see co-operation with the EU and the collecting of tariffs. (more...)
Rudy Giuliani: Trump ‘probably’ has the power to pardon himself Rudy Giuliani: Trump ‘probably’ has the power to pardon himself
- June 03, 2018

Rudy Giuliani backed claims on Sunday made in a newly-leaked memo by Donald Trump's legal team that the president can't be compelled to testify by a grand jury subpoena as part of the Russian Federation investigation. "It could lead to impeachment ", Giuliani said, referring to the idea of Trump pardoning himself . " I don't think a president should pardon themselves ", he told CNN's "State of the Union ". (more...)
"Beijing's Actions In South China Sea Questions Its Intent": Jim Mattis
- June 03, 2018

China relying on muscle to use weapons to pursue goals not favored by global tribunals " is not a way to make long-term collaboration the rule of the road in a region that's important to China's future", Mattis said , when asked to elaborate more on the consequences. (more...)
Plane crashes into ocean off Long Island coast Plane crashes into ocean off Long Island coast
- June 03, 2018

East Hampton Police told CBS2 it was a group of family and friends that was flying out of East Hampton Airport. The Piper PA-31 Navajo "crashed about one mile off of Indian Wells Beach, Long Island" with "four people aboard", the Coast Guard said in a statement. (more...)
Ute Park Fire grows to 30000 acres; evacuations remain in place Ute Park Fire grows to 30000 acres; evacuations remain in place
- June 03, 2018

A blaze known as the 416 Fire in Colorado's La Plata County has burned 1,100 acres, US Forest Service spokesman Jim Mackensen told CNN on Saturday. Almost two square miles were scorched by Friday night. The fire is now burning on both sides of highway 64 in the lower Cimarron Canyon. Other roads also were closed. The Ute Fire grew to 8,000 acres by Friday afternoon. (more...)
Whale dies from eating more than 80 plastic bags Whale dies from eating more than 80 plastic bags
- June 03, 2018

The sick mammal was given fluids and medicine, then began vomiting plastic Friday and "struggled fiercely" to purge what it could, per the ThaiWhales Facebook page . Marine biologist Thon Thamrongnawasawat told the Agence France-Presse media organisation that the bags had made it impossible for the whale to eat the nutritional food it needed to survive. (more...)
Plane lands on Huntington Beach street Plane lands on Huntington Beach street
- June 03, 2018

Huntington Beach police received a call about 4:55 p.m. regarding a plane that was coming down or about to crash, Officer Angela Bennett said . A small Cessna made a surprise landing on a street in Huntington Beach on Friday, just half-a-mile from PCH. (more...)

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