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Iran, Russia Presence in Syria at Damascus Request: Berri Iran, Russia Presence in Syria at Damascus Request: Berri
- June 10, 2018

Both the United States and Israel have demanded that Iran should entirely withdraw from Syria, and Israel has also demanded that Hezbollah should pull out. "It, of course, can benefit from the settlement in Syria, but it cannot impose this decision". "I do not think that there was something like this, at such a level in history", Berri said, when asked whether Washington had asked for Beirut's assistance in contacts with Tehran. (more...)
Muhammad Ali lawyer rejects Muhammad Ali lawyer rejects "Trump pardon"
- June 10, 2018

This was all spontaneous and I think, as a lot of people like to say, impulsive". Trump said he was "looking at literally thousands of names ". "I'm thinking about Mohammed Ali, and some others , and some folks that have sentences that are unfair", Trump said, saying his administration is preparing recommendations for that pardon right now. (more...)
4.4 quake rattles Oklahoma, Kansas 4.4 quake rattles Oklahoma, Kansas
- June 10, 2018

News outlets in Wichita, Kansas, which is about 75 miles (120 kilometers) northeast of the earthquake's epicenter, reported feeling the quake. Residents in Wakita, Oklahoma, Wichita, Kansas, and Dallas, Texas, may have also felt the shaking. (more...)
US Representatives Told by Trump to Not Endorse G7 'False Statements' Communique
- June 10, 2018

The EU and Canada have taken steps to retaliate. Ahead of his departure, Trump had criticised his predecessors for negotiating "unfair" trade deals. But Trump's outburst suggested that any deal had collapsed, and his more or less explicit threat to impose sanctions on imports of cars will outrage his ostensible allies - in particular Germany and Canada who produce many for the large United States market. (more...)
Israeli forces kill 21-year-old Ezzaddin Tamimi in Nabi Saleh Israeli forces kill 21-year-old Ezzaddin Tamimi in Nabi Saleh
- June 10, 2018

Pro-Palestinian Israeli activist Jonathan Pollak, who was in Nabi Saleh, told MEE that Tamimi was shot with live fire at least twice including one bullet that hit him in the back of neck and exited while he was 45 metres away from the soldiers. (more...)
Trump slams Trudeau's post summit remarks as 'very dishonest & weak' Trump slams Trudeau's post summit remarks as 'very dishonest & weak'
- June 10, 2018

Before departing the summit, Trump doubled-down on his assertions that the United States has been subjected to unfair trade duties for many years. "We're talking to all countries", he said, denouncing what he said were huge existing tariffs on United States exports around the world. "And it's going to stop". (more...)
Melania releases cryptic statement on Giuliani - and whether she believes Stormy Daniels Melania releases cryptic statement on Giuliani - and whether she believes Stormy Daniels
- June 10, 2018

I know stormy is an adult film star, but Rudolph Giuliani might be the biggest d*ck she's ever seen". "Excuse me, but when you look at Stormy Daniels ", he began, stroking his pinky ring. The president has denied those allegations. Stephanie Grisham said the former NY mayor never talked to the first lady about Stormy Daniels . She also posed naked and lying on a fur blanket for British GQ in 2000. (more...)
Bill Clinton says 'Today' interview wasn't his 'finest hour' Bill Clinton says 'Today' interview wasn't his 'finest hour'
- June 10, 2018

Woodruff said that what happened with Clinton and Monica Lewinsky was more serious than what happened with Al Franken , who resigned in the midst of sexual harassment allegations. "I still believe this #MeToo movement is long overdue, necessary and should be supported ". "In general, I think it's a good thing", Clinton said when asked about changing norms around sex and conduct. (more...)
Man held over deadly Japan shinkansen stabbing spree Man held over deadly Japan shinkansen stabbing spree
- June 10, 2018

Police detained the suspect after storming the carriage when the vehicle stopped at Odawara station. The suspected attacker told police that he had attacked the passengers, according to Odawara police official Satoshi Oiye. Television footage showed some passengers desperately trying to escape to other cars. They are rare in Japan, which has one of the lowest rates of violent crime in the developed world. (more...)
Orangutan takes on digger that destroyed its forest in Borneo Orangutan takes on digger that destroyed its forest in Borneo
- June 10, 2018

The video, shared by International Animal Rescue , has stunned Netizens all around the globe, who are now asking for a "stronger" action to be taken against it. The organisation runs an orangutan rescue operation and rehabilitation centre in Ketapang, in west Borneo, where the logged forest is believed to be located. (more...)
Korea destroys missile test stand: 38 North Korea destroys missile test stand: 38 North
- June 10, 2018

He said he would strongly dispute the characterization of the facility as "key". The report added that the demolished facilities may not be an indicator that North Korea had started to suspend its missile programs. New satellite images show that North Korea has nearly razed the missile test stand near Kusong in the country's northwestern region, the 38 North website said Wednesday. (more...)
Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit
- June 10, 2018

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump tweets condolences after U.S. soldier killed in Somalia Trump floats scrapping all tariffs , barriers at G-7 summit: report Dem rips Trump's call to include Russian Federation in G7: What does Putin have on him? The US leader had left the meeting early en route for Singapore and a historic nuclear summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un , only to take exception to comments made by Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a news conference back on ... (more...)
House Republicans consider new merit-based visa program House Republicans consider new merit-based visa program
- June 10, 2018

A key part of this proposal is that it would be available to other immigrants beyond the Dreamers , in an effort to make it more palatable to conservatives opposed to a "special" path for the young immigrants to become citizens. The Republican Party is dysfunctional, but it's not weak. The lack of an "R" next to his name may have helped. "How we put together the four pillars is really what matters here", he said. (more...)
Putin awarded China's first ever friendship medal Putin awarded China's first ever friendship medal
- June 10, 2018

As a leader of major country with global influence, President Putin is "an old friend" and "a good friend" of the Chinese people, Xi said. The president made the suggestion to reporters at the White House just before leaving for Canada to attend the annual meeting of the G-7, a gathering that already was promising to be crackling with tension over trade, Iran and Mr. (more...)
G7 countries agree to a joint, 'ambitious' communique in Charlevoix: Trudeau G7 countries agree to a joint, 'ambitious' communique in Charlevoix: Trudeau
- June 10, 2018

I think it would be good for the United States. The president says he won't endorse the joint statement. Just hours ago, President Donald Trump was tweeting about the "great meetings and relationships with the six Country Leaders". "Our Tariffs are in response to his of 270% on dairy!" the US president tweeted. Pierre Lampron, the president of Dairy Farmers of Canada, shot back at Trump's claims about his industry. (more...)
In bombshell, Trump says U.S. backs out of G7 communique, criticises Trudeau In bombshell, Trump says U.S. backs out of G7 communique, criticises Trudeau
- June 10, 2018

A real risk that the leaders will not be able to agree on the final communique of the summit emerged for the first time ever. US President Donald Trump has left following his brief trip to Canada saying his relationship with the G7 countries is a 10 out of 10, and reports of rifts between the powerful countries are simply "fake news". (more...)
Kim Jong Un impersonator detained and questioned on arrival in Singapore Kim Jong Un impersonator detained and questioned on arrival in Singapore
- June 10, 2018

Despite Kim's apparent eagerness for a summit with Trump, there are doubts that he would fully relinquish his nuclear arsenal, which he may see as his guarantee of survival. South Korean media reported that a Chinese plane went to Pyongyang on Sunday, presumably to pick up Kim, and then to Beijing before heading to Singapore. (more...)
UN Council sanctions six human traffickers operating in Libya: diplomats UN Council sanctions six human traffickers operating in Libya: diplomats
- June 10, 2018

The Security Council imposed sanctions on six leaders of criminal networks engaged in human trafficking and migrant smuggling from Libya on Thursday, which the Netherlands said was the first time ever that these human rights violators have been targeted by the U.N.'s most powerful body. (more...)
Downed power lines caused October 2017 California fires: Probe Downed power lines caused October 2017 California fires: Probe
- June 10, 2018

Cal Fire announced Friday that investigators determined the 12 fires were caused by electric power and distribution lines, conductors and the failure of power poles. In the Mendocino blaze, investigators said Potter Valley experienced wind speeds up to 67 miles per hour, causing many tree branches to fall, triggering numerous 911 calls reporting fires. (more...)
Trump will know in first minute if North Korea summit will succeed Trump will know in first minute if North Korea summit will succeed
- June 10, 2018

But Abe added there was no change in Japan's policy to pursue "real peace in Northeast Asia" and that if North Korea "is willing to take steps" in the right direction, it will have a "bright future". Trump in recent days has tamped down his threats of continued "maximum pressure" on Kim over his arsenal, and indicated any verifiable denuclearization push could take time . (more...)
Florida Stopped Gun Permit Checks for More Than a Year Florida Stopped Gun Permit Checks for More Than a Year
- June 10, 2018

It wasn't until March of the next year another employee noticed a problem. The state of Florida gave out concealed weapons licenses to almost 300 people who never should've gotten them. Announcing his gubernatorial bid in January, Putnam said that he made Florida " No 1 for law abiding citizens exercising their Second Amendment rights ". (more...)
Amid tariff fight, Trump faces tough crowd at G7 Amid tariff fight, Trump faces tough crowd at G7
- June 10, 2018

From steel tariffs to Iran sanctions and climate change, the president will find himself isolated from other Group of Seven leaders at the summit in Quebec. "I'll be very happy to be - in the name of all Quebecers - in Montreal today to greet [Macron] and also have a very important conversation with him on many, many accounts: mainly global trade, metal taridds that were introduced wrongly", Couillard said. (more...)
Ready to Vote in Montgomery County? Ready to Vote in Montgomery County?
- June 10, 2018

That's more than 5.7 million of the 10.2 million eligible to vote, and a milestone for Ontario, which has never had more than 5 million people show up in a provincial election. The number of electoral districts in Ontario has increased from 107 to 124 in 2018 and the change means some voters will be casting ballots in different locations or electoral districts in this election than previously, Elections Ontario said. (more...)
United States senators introduce legislation to limit Trump's authority to impose tariffs United States senators introduce legislation to limit Trump's authority to impose tariffs
- June 09, 2018

Corker's bill, introduced Wednesday, would require Congress' approval for any tariffs imposed under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, which is only supposed to be applied when the United States have national security concerns with the country it wants to penalize. (more...)
Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search
- June 09, 2018

According to volcanologists, eruption records of Fuego volcano, one of the country's most active volcanoes, dates back to 1542. Prosecutors in Guatemala have demanded an investigation should take place into whether evacuation methods were followed properly when the devastating natural disaster begun. (more...)

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