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Moscow court jails Ukrainian journalist for 12 years for espionage Moscow court jails Ukrainian journalist for 12 years for espionage
- June 06, 2018

As reported, Paris-based Ukrinform correspondent Roman Sushchenko was detained in violation of global rules on September 30, 2016 in Moscow, where he arrived on a private visit. On October 7, he was charged with "espionage". Ukrainian President Petro Porochenko defended staging the killing of Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko to foil what Kiev said was an assassination plot by Moscow, saying in an interview published Tuesday that it was needed to "protect freedom of the press". (more...)
2 climbers dead after falling from Yosemite's El Capitan 2 climbers dead after falling from Yosemite's El Capitan
- June 06, 2018

Wells and Klein were on the Freeblast route when they fell, which is roughly the first 10 pitches of the slightly longer Salathe Wall route. El Capitan is "much bigger than anything around here, which is why he liked it", Mr. "I know that people in Yosemite are taking it really hard", he said. El Capitan is "a lot larger than something round right here, which is why he appreciated it", Mr. (more...)
Guatemala's Fuego volcano disaster: Latest updates Guatemala's Fuego volcano disaster: Latest updates
- June 06, 2018

Fanuel Garcia said Monday that only 13 of those bodies have so far been identified. Numerous dead came from the three towns of El Rodeo, Alotenago and San Miguel los Lotes. One of Central America's most active volcanos, the conical Volcan de Fuego reaches an altitude of 12,346 feet (3,763 metres) above sea level at its peak. (more...)
Sportspersons pledge to reduce use of plastic, urge people to save environment Sportspersons pledge to reduce use of plastic, urge people to save environment
- June 06, 2018

He praised India for its growing focus on environmental protection but also noted that while travelling in the country he'd seen "some of the most lovely scenic places, but destroyed by plastic pollution". "Tagging @AnushkaSharma @RanveerOfficial & @ParineetiChopra to take up the challenge & inspire others to choose a sustainable future". When it comes to standing up for a social cause, these B-Town celebs always show us how to use social media effectively. (more...)
Fact check: Trump blames Dems for border separations
- June 06, 2018

Shamdasani stressed that children's rights were generally held in high regard in the United States, but expressed regret that it was the only country in the world not to have ratified the UN convention on the rights of the child. On Twitter, President Trump has appeared to agree that breaking up families was wrong, but blamed Democrats for the approach, saying that their " bad legislation " had caused it. (more...)
Trump says he has 'absolute right to pardon myself' Trump says he has 'absolute right to pardon myself'
- June 06, 2018

Trump last week proposed pardons for people convicted of offenses similar to those for which his campaign is being investigated . On Monday night, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani sat down with CNN's Chris Cuomo to talk (his client) President Donald Trump , special counsel Robert Mueller , former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey and everything in between. (more...)
Donald Trump Impatient for DOJ Inspector General’s Report on Federal Bureau of Investigation Donald Trump Impatient for DOJ Inspector General’s Report on Federal Bureau of Investigation
- June 06, 2018

Corey Lewandowski said that President Trump is right in questioning "delays" in the Justice Department inspector general's probe of the Hillary Clinton email case. Last month, the DOJ asked the inspector general, Michael Horowitz , to expand that probe to include a look at whether Trump associates were improperly monitored during the campaign for political reasons. (more...)
Ethiopia lifts state of emergency two months early Ethiopia lifts state of emergency two months early
- June 06, 2018

However, it is the prospect of peace with reclusive Eritrea that has come as the latest, and largest, surprise. The result was two decades of hostile stalemate with periodic clashes on the border, most recently in 2016 when hundreds were killed. (more...)
Sen. Mitch McConnell announces August recess cancelled
- June 06, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he was canceling most of the Senate's time-honored August recess, an election-year move that could help lawmakers confirm more of President Donald Trump's nominees while keeping vulnerable Democratic senators off the campaign trail. (more...)
Today Is the Last Day To Register To Vote In Primary Election Today Is the Last Day To Register To Vote In Primary Election
- June 06, 2018

California will hold races for the House, Senate and gubernatorial primaries on Tuesday in what is being dubbed a " jungle primary ", or a nonpartisan blanket primary as it's more formally known. Those are the first seven Republican districts on the chart above and the seven districts in the box below. Lieutenant Governor and former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has led post polls. (more...)
MPs back emergency debate on NI abortion reform MPs back emergency debate on NI abortion reform
- June 05, 2018

The DUP leader claimed that she had been contacted by nationalists and republicans after last week's referendum result in favour of reform of the Republic's abortion laws, which was supported by Sinn Féin. But critics believe her position is complicated by her own government's reliance on Northern Ireland's socially conservative Democratic Unionist Party. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to accept Qatar pilgrims for 10 days Saudi Arabia to accept Qatar pilgrims for 10 days
- June 05, 2018

Russian Federation will supply Qatar with an anti-aircraft missile system despite reported Saudi threats to take military action over the deal, the state-run Sputnik news agency reported. Those demands include the closure of Qatar's Al Jazeera television network and the closure of a Turkish military base located near Doha. Qatar, however, refused to yield and denounced the demands as unreasonable, saying its sovereignty had been attacked. (more...)
Crocodile kills pastor during baptism Crocodile kills pastor during baptism
- June 05, 2018

A water baptism ceremony held near a lake turned into a horrific tragedy when the pastor was reportedly grabbed by a crocodile Sunday. The pastor, Docho Eshete, was conducting the ceremony for almost 80 people on Sunday near Lake Abaya in Merkeb Tabya district, BBC reported. (more...)
Minnesota woman’s obituary says ‘world is a better place without her’ Minnesota woman’s obituary says ‘world is a better place without her’
- June 05, 2018

But then the story takes a dark turn, starting with claims of an alleged affair and eventual abandonment of her two children. The next sentence is where the obituary's tone appeared to change. A family confirmed "evil does in fact die" in writing an obituary for a Texas man in 2017. Dehmlow's obituary was not the first to leave people talking. (more...)
Putin reiterates his stance on Russia's alleged involvement in U.S. elections Putin reiterates his stance on Russia's alleged involvement in U.S. elections
- June 05, 2018

It is his first bilateral trip to a West European country for nearly a year. In an interview with Austrian public broadcaster ORF on June 4, Putin dismissed as "ridiculous" charges by U.S. The leader of the far-right Freedom Party, which has a cooperation agreement with Putin's United Russia party, called this weekend for sanctions to be lifted. (more...)
Italians outraged after man photographed taking selfie in front of injured woman Italians outraged after man photographed taking selfie in front of injured woman
- June 05, 2018

He appeared to be holding up his fingers in a "V" for victory sign. The scene was captured by a local news photographer, with the picture appearing in many Italian newspapers and sparking a debate on voyeurism, insensitivity and the culture of selfie-taking. (more...)
U.S. must stop separating migrant children from parents, United Nations says
- June 05, 2018

Ravina Shamdasani, a spokesperson for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, said in a statement on Tuesday that the office is "deeply concerned" by the US government's decision to separate migrant families, arguing that the policy "amounts to arbitrary and unlawful interference in family life, and is a serious violation of the rights of the child". (more...)
Saudi threatens to strike Qatar over missile deal with Russian Federation Saudi threatens to strike Qatar over missile deal with Russian Federation
- June 05, 2018

On June 5 early morning , the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Egypt issued statements announcing the severing of diplomatic relations with Qatar. An initial positive response turns sour when the Saudis accuse Qatari media of incorrectly implying that the kingdom initiated the outreach. The political crisis has also seeped into the South West Asian Football Federation - launched in Saudi Arabia in May. (more...)
Chinese tourist dies in hospital after eastern Ontario bus crash Chinese tourist dies in hospital after eastern Ontario bus crash
- June 05, 2018

He says the bus was sitting in the ditch, up against some rocks. Reports of the crash came in around 2:15 p.m. Monday afternoon. Police say all westbound lanes are closed at Edward Street to Maitland Road as Emergency Services are on scene. (more...)
German primary school on lockdown after armed gunmen storm building German primary school on lockdown after armed gunmen storm building
- June 05, 2018

The city's police force has said in its latest update that "the search has not so far led to the determination of suspicious persons". Earlier, Berlin police had tweeted: 'Our colleagues have shut down the school grounds and are now (searching) the building. (more...)
Same-sex partners have European Union residence rights, top court rules Same-sex partners have European Union residence rights, top court rules
- June 05, 2018

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled on Tuesday that member states should recognise gay marriages contracted in fellow EU states, and grant couples the same residency rights that other families enjoy. The Romanian-American couple were married in Brussels in 2010, where same-sex marriage is legal. The couple, who have remained in the USA because of the decision, challenged the ruling in the Romanian courts. (more...)
Jordan in Turmoil: Protests for a fith day despite PM resignation Jordan in Turmoil: Protests for a fith day despite PM resignation
- June 05, 2018

He will be succeeded by Omar Razzaz, the Harvard-educated education minister. Jordan's King Abdullah tasked a former World Bank economist on Tuesday with forming a new government and called for broad talks on a planned income tax law that has provoked the country's biggest protests in years. (more...)
NATO chief says alliance won't aid Israel if Iran attacks NATO chief says alliance won't aid Israel if Iran attacks
- June 05, 2018

Stoltenberg says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is not concerned in Mideast peace efforts or in conflicts within the area. As Breitbart News reported , Mr. Nevertheless, Israel continues to view Iranian activities as a threat to its national security. However, Tehran denies the claims, noting that the country has only been sending military advisers to train troops loyal to Damascus since Iran supports Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in his struggle against terrorist groups in the ... (more...)
Iran nuclear deal: Tehran to give notice of uranium work Iran nuclear deal: Tehran to give notice of uranium work
- June 05, 2018

The Iran deal paved the way for the partial lifting of global sanctions against the country, in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear programme for several years. Tehran has said it will stay in the JCPOA if the Europeans give guarantees that a deal without the United States would still protect the Iranian interests. (more...)
Trump's phone call with Macron described as 'terrible'
- June 05, 2018

For Trump supporters, this tariff fulfills the campaign promise to build American industry and tax foreign imports. While Macron and Trump fundamentally disagreed on several issues, most notably climate change and trade, the USA president has described his French counterpart as "perfect", "a great guy," and " a friend of mine ". (more...)

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