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Five injured when gunman opens fire at Texas football game Five injured when gunman opens fire at Texas football game
- June 05, 2018

Dallas PD says the shooting happened around 9:30 p.m.at the Juanita Craft Recreation Center. Citing witnesses, a man "walked up to the field then got on a moped and drove to the middle of the field when he opened fire on the crowd", the statement reads. (more...)
Driver Who Killed 4-Year-Old in 1968 Suffers Similar Fate Driver Who Killed 4-Year-Old in 1968 Suffers Similar Fate
- June 05, 2018

Douglas Parkhurst, 68, of West Newfield, Maine, was trying to herd children out of the path of the auto when he was hit Friday night at Goodall Park, in Sanford , Maine. He was not prosecuted because of the statute of limitations. The confession reportedly included an admission that Parkhurst and his brother had been drinking. (more...)
First Saudi women receive driving licences amid crackdown First Saudi women receive driving licences amid crackdown
- June 05, 2018

They took a brief driving test and eye exam before being issued the licenses at the General Directorate of Traffic in Riyadh. However, the news comes at the same time that four iconic Saudi women's rights activists , who had campaigned for the right to drive, remain under arrest and facing possible trial. (more...)
US Ambassador to Germany: I Want to Empower European Conservatives
- June 05, 2018

During his confirmation hearings, Grenell said that he was " a big Merkel fan ". He praised the leader of Austria's conservative party for his position on restricting immigrants. Before the fall of the Berlin Wall, U.S. ambassadors did make a point of supporting antigovernment dissidents , but in those cases the stated aim was to promote democracy in authoritarian states. (more...)
Trump asks why FBI didn’t tell him about Paul Manafort investigation
- June 05, 2018

The FBI should not have hidden the then-ongoing investigation into former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort , President Trump tweeted Sunday. He scoffed at the Department of Justice's commitment to fairness by placing "justice" in quotes. (more...)
Pruitt Asked Top Aide To Secure 'Used Mattress' From Trump Hotel Pruitt Asked Top Aide To Secure 'Used Mattress' From Trump Hotel
- June 05, 2018

Previous year he instructed aides to arrange work-related trips in August so that he could either be on the road or working from his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma, according to two former EPA employees, rather than pay for an apartment rental in Washington that month. (more...)
Relief for N Korea only when it gives up nukes, says Mattis Relief for N Korea only when it gives up nukes, says Mattis
- June 04, 2018

Trump didn't say what he hopes to get out of the summit, nor did he talk about what the US was prepared to give up, aside from musing about the possibility of a declaration ending the Korean War for good. Amid growing speculation that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will call for a reduction or withdrawal of USA military forces in South Korea at the summit with Trump, the three defense ministers also exchanged views on the US military footprint in East Asia. (more...)
7-Month-Old Abducted By Registered Sex Offender 7-Month-Old Abducted By Registered Sex Offender
- June 04, 2018

The registered sex offender is now on $250,000 bond for drug distribution charges. According to police, Kennedy was last seen driving a gold four door Suzuki with the North Carolina tag FAA-1873. State police told WFXR that Carl and the mother met at the Kwik Stop to discuss custody and visitation issues before it turned violent. Police believe the child is in danger after she was abducted by Carl Ray Kennedy at knife-point after her mother was assaulted. (more...)
Iran calls on world to stand up to Trump, save nuclear deal Iran calls on world to stand up to Trump, save nuclear deal
- June 04, 2018

The memorandum is signed on behalf of the Iranian army by Amir Daryaban Ali Shamkami, who now serves as secretary of Iran's national security council and a top military adviser to Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, according to the report. (more...)
White House 'looking into' reports Pruitt sought mattress from Trump Hotel White House 'looking into' reports Pruitt sought mattress from Trump Hotel
- June 04, 2018

In the summer of 2017, Scott Pruitt asked Hupp to look into buying "an old mattress" from the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. Hupp told investigators she wasn't sure what, exactly, Pruitt wanted the used Trump mattress for, or if he ended up buying it. (more...)
Officer accidentally shot self during suspect chase Officer accidentally shot self during suspect chase
- June 04, 2018

San Diego: Police have arrested a woman who held a gun to her head and fired off rounds in a carpark in downtown San Diego, not far from an annual marathon that was well underway on Sunday, authorities said. Officers initially believed the suspect was also involved with an attempted kidnapping in Chula Vista, but later confirmed that the incidents were not connected. (more...)
Wife shoots, kills husband who was beating family cat Wife shoots, kills husband who was beating family cat
- June 04, 2018

It started with an argument in a northeast Dallas neighborhood. According to the Daily Mail , when officers arrived at the scene, Harrison told police that she and her husband had been arguing and she shot her husband when he began beating their cat. (more...)
Trudeau Is ‘Overreacting’ to Trump Tariffs, Kudlow Says Trudeau Is ‘Overreacting’ to Trump Tariffs, Kudlow Says
- June 04, 2018

In response, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau imposed $16.6 billion worth of tariffs against USA imports. Canada , Mexico and the European Union had previously been exempt from Trump's 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum imports, but the United States snapped them into effect at midnight Thursday. (more...)
Axe-wielding Palestinian is shot dead while trying to breach Gaza border Axe-wielding Palestinian is shot dead while trying to breach Gaza border
- June 04, 2018

He specifically picked out the five-time Ballon d'Or victor due to his huge profile and said fans should burn their Messi shirts and pictures, per Dejan Kalinic of Goal: "He's a big symbol so we are going to target him personally and we call on all to burn his picture and his shirt and to abandon him". (more...)
Bill Clinton Says #MeToo Movement is Overdue Bill Clinton Says #MeToo Movement is Overdue
- June 04, 2018

Former President Bill Clinton defends himself again on the Monica Lewinsky scandal and addresses the #MeToo movement in a NBC " Today " interview. Clinton, who appeared alongside James Patterson to promote the political thriller " The President is Missing " that the two penned together, noted that these are "serious issues" that the country is facing. (more...)
Trump steel tariffs illegal, says UK's Liam Fox Trump steel tariffs illegal, says UK's Liam Fox
- June 04, 2018

The 25% levy on steel, along with a 10% tariff on aluminium, will come into effect on Friday with the expiry of an exemption first granted to the EU, Mexico and Canada by Mr Trump in March. The gathering, meant to explore economic issues ahead of the leaders' summit, featured discussions on trade that one minister described as "tense and tough". (more...)
Supreme Court sides with Christian baker in same-sex wedding cake case Supreme Court sides with Christian baker in same-sex wedding cake case
- June 04, 2018

In a case brought by a Colorado baker, the court ruled by a 7-2 vote that he did not get a fair hearing on his complaint because the Colorado Civil Rights Commission demonstrated a hostility to religion in its treatment of his case. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor cast the lone dissents. "Government hostility toward people of faith has no place in our society, yet the state of Colorado was openly antagonistic toward Jack's religious beliefs about marriage". (more...)
Korea's Kim to Russian Federation Korea's Kim to Russian Federation
- June 04, 2018

And if past precedent is any indication, expect Pyongyang to pay as little of it as possible. The U.S. and North Korea "are believed to have settled on the Capella Hotel" on the resort island of Sentosa for their meetings, the Washington Post said on Sunday quoting sources. (more...)
Philippines' Duterte stirs controversy by kissing overseas worker Philippines' Duterte stirs controversy by kissing overseas worker
- June 04, 2018

In its online statement condemning the act Philippines women's rights group GABRIELA said it was, "unfortunate that the woman found it her obligation to publicly defend the act as "no malice", when it is the President who is duty-bound to explain not only because it was upon his prodding but he is bound, as a public official, by rules of ethics to explain his unruly conduct". (more...)
Spain finds its comeback kid in new leader Pedro Sanchez Spain finds its comeback kid in new leader Pedro Sanchez
- June 04, 2018

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is likely to be forced out of office after a key party said it would support a motion of no confidence against him, Spanish media report. Sanchez and his party are staunch supporters of the European Union and the euro currency shared by 19 European Union nations. "Resign and everything will end", Mr Sanchez told the prime minister, who listened from his seat with an impassive face. (more...)
Manufacturers in North Dakota worry about impact of tariffs, trade war Manufacturers in North Dakota worry about impact of tariffs, trade war
- June 04, 2018

Trudeau told NBC News' Chuck Todd in an interview that aired Sunday. "From the beaches of Normandy to the mountains of Afghanistan, we have fought and died together", Trudeau said in a Thursday speech . Trudeau said the goods Canada picked are those that can be easily sourced from domestic or other worldwide suppliers. In North Dakota, 87 per cent of exports go to Canada, making up more than $4 billion in trade going north. (more...)
Conte and cabinet sworn in at Quirinale Palace Conte and cabinet sworn in at Quirinale Palace
- June 04, 2018

The relatively unknown law professor met Mattarella late on Thursday night to put forward a list of ministers, which the president has accepted. "All the conditions have been fulfilled for a political, Five Star and League government", Luigi Di Maio, the Five Star chief, and Matteo Salvini, the League leader, said in a joint statement on Thursday after several hours of talks in Rome. (more...)
United Kingdom government warns of two more years of severe terror threat United Kingdom government warns of two more years of severe terror threat
- June 04, 2018

The interior ministry warned on Sunday that the threat posed by Islamist militants to Britain is expected to remain high for the next two years and could even rise. "It is my first priority every day in this job", he will say, according to the department. Security agencies and police have foiled 12 Islamist and four extreme Right-wing plots since March past year. (more...)
Seven killed as gathering condemning violence targeted in Kabul Seven killed as gathering condemning violence targeted in Kabul
- June 04, 2018

In April, two explosions in Kabul killed at least 26 people, including nine journalists who had arrived to report on an initial blast and were targeted by a suicide bomber. "As the war in which tens of people die on a daily basis is prolonged... then both sides, the government and the Taliban, should come to the negotiation table and put an end to the calamity". (more...)
Man accused of killing Tennessee deputy arrested Man accused of killing Tennessee deputy arrested
- June 04, 2018

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation tweeted photos of a handcuffed Steven Joshua Wiggins, grimacing as he was placed into the back seat of a law enforcement vehicle Friday morning. Erika Castro-Miles, described as an acquaintance of the suspect, told police Wiggins had been "doing meth all night and smoking marijuana" before assaulting her and stealing her vehicle from a motel Tuesday morning in Kingston Springs, Tennessee, the police report said. (more...)

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