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Russian embassy comments on growing USA military presence in Norway
- June 15, 2018

U.S. Marines walk after landing on January 16, 2017, in Stordal, Norway. In 2017, the first batch of U.S. Marines arrived in Norway, marking the first time foreign troops were posted in the country since World War II. fighter jets at a bar 40 miles (65km) south of Oslo, as part of a European deterrence initiative that was launched after Crimea's annexation. The initiative, launched in 2104, was prompted by the White House to increase the USA presence in Europe for security purposes. (more...)
When Is Eid Al-Fitr? When Is Eid Al-Fitr?
- June 15, 2018

Visitors can also enjoy carnival games and a night market at the promenade starting from 7pm. The shows will start at 9pm and 10.30pm. Meanwhile, the Ghana Police Service has asked all Muslims to be mindful of their personal safety as they celebrate the Eid-Ul-Fitr. (more...)
Eurydice Dixon murder: women already 'take responsibility' for their safety
- June 15, 2018

Greg Fleet said: 'Devastated to hear about Eurydice Dixon . " She was on top of the world because her gig went so well". "It's shocking to all of us that a promising young performer went to work and did not get home safely". Those touched by the tragedy have helped raise the money on crowd funding platform GoFundMe , for Ms Dixon's family, well surpassing its $1500 goal. (more...)
Trump confused by Trudeau's 'pushed around' comment: 'We just shook hands!' Trump confused by Trudeau's 'pushed around' comment: 'We just shook hands!'
- June 15, 2018

Mr Trump was furious after Mr Trudeau had said at the end of a contentious economic summit in Quebec that he wouldn't let Canada be pushed around in trade relations with the United States. Trump was furious, pulling the US out of the G-7 joint communique and calling Trudeau " dishonest " and " weak ". Freeland told reporters Thursday she and Lighthizer also discussed the steel and aluminum levies, remaining firm in Canada's position to impose retaliatory tariffs on selected USA goods ... (more...)
Highlights Of The Trump-Kim Summit In Singapore Highlights Of The Trump-Kim Summit In Singapore
- June 15, 2018

Light on specifics, the agreement largely amounted to an agreement to continue discussions, as it echoed previous public statements and past commitments. The official said the U.S. Military exercises could be restarted if the North drags out future talks. The day began with a historic handshake, the first meeting ever between a sitting USA president and a North Korean leader. (more...)
Andrew McCabe sues Justice Department over documents Andrew McCabe sues Justice Department over documents
- June 15, 2018

The probes also focused on high-level Trump administration officials. Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired McCabe based on the recommendations provided by the FBI Office of Professional Responsibility. The FBI alleged McCabe misled investigators about contacts in 2016 with a reporter for The Wall Street Journal working on a story suggesting he had slowed an investigation into the Clinton Foundation. (more...)
Ireland to vote on removing blasphemy as an offence Ireland to vote on removing blasphemy as an offence
- June 15, 2018

The Minister said the move was an "important step" in Ireland's worldwide reputation: "Regrettably, there are some countries in the world where blasphemy is an offence, the punishment of which is being put to death". The referendum date has yet to be confirmed, but the vote is expected to take place on the same day as the presidential election, which will likely happen in October. (more...)
Stolen Christopher Columbus letter to be returned to Vatican Stolen Christopher Columbus letter to be returned to Vatican
- June 15, 2018

The U.S. ambassador said, "It is a precious piece of history and I am honored to return it to its rightful owner". The Columbus Letter, as it is known, was addressed to King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain, who funded his exploration . (more...)
Roller coaster derails, drops 2 riders 30 feet; 6 injured Roller coaster derails, drops 2 riders 30 feet; 6 injured
- June 15, 2018

Firefighters used ladders and rescue equipment to save passengers in the front of a derailed vehicle and deployed a tower truck to rescue dangling passengers from the back two cars. Six were transported to hospital - the extend of their injuries is now unknown. According to the Fire Department, six people were taken to the hospital. (more...)
Stone-faced Sanders is asked about detained immigrant children Stone-faced Sanders is asked about detained immigrant children
- June 15, 2018

She tweeted that CBS News hadn't confirmed their report with her. Neither staffer responded to the news outlet's request for comments, but Sanders did take to Twitter and send a tweet shortly after the story broke. They told the network Sanders is planning to leave at the end of the year. He said he couldn't imagine a media outlet speculating about a White House aide possibly leaving their post in six months with any other administration. (more...)
Prime Minister to apologise to child sexual abuse survivors Prime Minister to apologise to child sexual abuse survivors
- June 15, 2018

Mr Turnbull said everyone in Australia had a vested interest in protecting the safety of each other's children. Francis Sullivan (left), chief executive of the Catholic Church's Truth, Justice and Healing Council with Father Brian Lucas (right) former general secretary of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, leaves Governor Macquarie Tower in Sydney with his lawyer after appearing on the stand at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse . (more...)
'This is huge:' North Korea agrees to return remains 'This is huge:' North Korea agrees to return remains
- June 15, 2018

It added that denuclearization on the Korean peninsula would be dependent on the two sides "refraining from antagonizing. each other out of mutual understanding". In South Korea, leading owner HMM said it did not have a statement on what is a national holiday. That was apparently the message delivered by Vice President Mike Pence to Senate Republicans during a private lunch earlier Tuesday, according to Sen. (more...)
Georgia's prime minister resigns after mass protests Georgia's prime minister resigns after mass protests
- June 15, 2018

Under the constitution, the whole cabinet has to resign along with the prime minister. The demonstrations followed a series of rallies held in May by hundreds of people who took to Tbilisi streets and erected tent camps to protest an antidrug raid by police on two popular nightclubs, angered by what critics called an excessive use of force against club-goers. (more...)
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un, Sign North Korea's 'Complete Denuclearization' Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un, Sign North Korea's 'Complete Denuclearization'
- June 15, 2018

After shaking hands again with Kim in front of cameras, Trump gave a thumbs-up before starting the first meeting between an incumbent USA president and a DPRK (North Korean) leader. USA shares were set to drift lower, with Dow futures down 0.2 percent and S&P 500 futures 0.1 percent lower. "The world will see a major change ", he promised. (more...)
Report faults Comey but finds no political bias Report faults Comey but finds no political bias
- June 15, 2018

Comey then stressed that the IG report ultimately concluded that there was no political bias in his actions which is something he noted both he and IG's office agreed upon. A highly anticipated review examining the allegations of FBI misconduct during the 2016 election, reportedly condemns text messages in which bureau employees discussed stopping Donald Trump from becoming president. (more...)
ROK President Moon Jae-in vows to write new history with DPRK ROK President Moon Jae-in vows to write new history with DPRK
- June 15, 2018

Such verification would include a declaration by North Korea of its nuclear weapons, related facilities and fissile materials to a verification organization like the IAEA . Trump ruled out immediate sanctions relief for North Korea after his meeting with Kim, saying it would come "when we are sure that the nukes are no longer a factor". (more...)
Elderly couple from Britain die in collision during visit to Ireland Elderly couple from Britain die in collision during visit to Ireland
- June 15, 2018

A man aged in his 80s and a woman who was in her 70s died after their British-registered auto collided with a lorry. They were both pronounced dead at the scene. The scene of the crash is now closed to facilitate forensic investigation. GardaĆ­ in Bruff are also appealing for witnesses of the collision. Garda Forensic Collision Investigators and local Divisional scene of crime officers are now examining the scene. (more...)
Italy won't ratify EU-Canada trade deal: agriculture minister Italy won't ratify EU-Canada trade deal: agriculture minister
- June 15, 2018

The minister also complained that the EU-Canada deal protects only a small part of Italy's PDO (protected designations of origin) and PGI products (protected geographical indications) which are vital to any nation's agriculture sector. Centinaio said the decision was covered in the joint government contract published by the populist coalition government made up of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the hard-right League. (more...)
George H.W. Bush becomes 1st US president to turn 94 George H.W. Bush becomes 1st US president to turn 94
- June 15, 2018

Several of his children were in town, including former President George W. Bush , who posted a smiling photo of the two of them on Instagram. The former president has celebrated past birthdays by skydiving near his home in Maine. The celebration comes a week after Mr. Bush was discharged from a ME hospital for low blood pressure on June 4. It was decorated as a tribute to late First Lady Barbara Bush . (more...)
Unsettling Trump Mural Greets Children at Detention Center in Former Walmart Unsettling Trump Mural Greets Children at Detention Center in Former Walmart
- June 15, 2018

He shared images of the mural, which includes the quotation, "Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war". Presidential mural are everywhere, but Trump's is first. On Wednesday, MSNBC and other outlets sent reporters to Brownsville, Texas , to inspect holding facilities for unaccompanied minors-kids that either crossed the border alone or were forcibly removed from their parents, as the Trump administration cracks down on migrants seeking asylum. (more...)
Plotted Ricin Attack in Germany Prevented Plotted Ricin Attack in Germany Prevented
- June 15, 2018

Prosecutors said the suspect began procuring materials to create ricin in mid-May. They're still investigating how the suspect planned to use it, but say he was working on an attack in Germany . It advises anyone exposed to the toxin to remove their clothing, quickly wash their entire body with soap and water, and seek immediate medical care. (more...)
Obama's Secret Meetings to Back 2020 Candidate Obama's Secret Meetings to Back 2020 Candidate
- June 15, 2018

Former Vice President Joe Biden , Senators Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) and former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick (D) were among the reported hopefuls. According to multiple individuals familiar with the matter, Obama is - although he has publicly criticized Donald Trump on a few occasions - more concerned about his own party than he is about the POTUS and the Republicans. (more...)
Mom met with 'Welcome Back from Prison' gag sign at airport Mom met with 'Welcome Back from Prison' gag sign at airport
- June 15, 2018

Nielsen said she had returned from a business trip in MI when Daimen and his dad, Brandon, met her at the airport. "I figured he'd try to make a big deal about it", her husband Brandon said. "We've had people from all over contacting us and telling us how amusing it is", Barbara said. Barbara, who has never been to prison, said she rolled her eyes when she saw her son with the sign but thought it was amusing. (more...)
2 killed in attack on mosque near Cape Town 2 killed in attack on mosque near Cape Town
- June 15, 2018

Police said the attack near Durban showed "elements of extremism". Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said the man was in his thirties charged at the police who had arrived and had tried to persuade him to hand himself over. (more...)
Italy Summons French Ambassador in Row Over Migrant Ship Italy Summons French Ambassador in Row Over Migrant Ship
- June 15, 2018

Spain finally granted the boat permission to dock in Valencia. Still at sea were 41 migrants rescued Tuesday by the U.S. Navy vessel Trenton, which was in the Mediterranean for what the U.S. A government source said Conte still did not see the right "conditions" for a Friday meeting with Macron. Salvini earlier underlined that Italy's ports would no longer be open to foreign boats carrying migrants. (more...)

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