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Trump quip about North Korea's Kim sparks outcry on social media Trump quip about North Korea's Kim sparks outcry on social media
- June 17, 2018

You haven't had a missile test in seven months, ' he said , referencing North Koreans refrain from provocative ballistic missile launches. There are some topics that presidents should just not joke about publicly lest they make allies nervous or embolden adversaries, Litt told Reuters. (more...)
Reporters rip Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Trump family separation tactic Reporters rip Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Trump family separation tactic
- June 17, 2018

I love my job. I'm glad I work for the president. At a press briefing on Thursday evening, Sanders responded to a question put by CNN journalist Jim Acosta on US Attorney General Jeff Session's invocation of Christian scripture to justify detaining children separately from their parents. (more...)
Beyoncé and JAY-Z drop surprise new album, Everything is Love: Stream
- June 17, 2018

But are we even surprised anymore that the superstar couple is raising another star in the making? Blue Ivy has made a habit out of making headlines for the sassy and amusing things she does on camera or at different public events. The video for Apes*** was shot in the famed Louvre museum in Paris. See more on the Carter kids in the video below. She announced it on her Instagram. (more...)
Pro-EU MPs furious after Theresa May tables EU Withdrawal Bill amendments Pro-EU MPs furious after Theresa May tables EU Withdrawal Bill amendments
- June 17, 2018

The UK prime minister risks defeat on her Brexit legislation as she dares pro-EU rebels to vote her down. Under the newly proposed amendment, a draft Environmental Principles and Governance Bill will also be published within six months of the EU Withdrawal Bill being passed, including a policy statement on how the environmental principles will be interpreted and applied. (more...)
Missing 3-year-old found in cornfield with dog by her side Missing 3-year-old found in cornfield with dog by her side
- June 17, 2018

Troop E of the Missouri State Highway Patrol tweeted photos from when the girl was found: "This is what #Community looks like", the Tweet said . Volunteers joined police to search a cornfield Friday morning. Just after 8 a.m., search dogs began barking - and a tiny dog voice started yapping in response. The dog, named Fat Heath, is now being hailed a hero and a very good boy on social media. (more...)
Saudi-led coalition enters Yemen's Hodeida airport Saudi-led coalition enters Yemen's Hodeida airport
- June 17, 2018

President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the global nuclear deal and his embrace of nuclear state North Korea has dealt a blow to Tehran and put it under pressure to entrench its interests in Arab countries. Nearly 10,000 people - two-thirds of them civilians - have been killed and 55,000 others injured in the fighting, according to the United Nations. Dawad also said the southern gate of Hodeida city was captured by pro-coalition forces. (more...)
US, S Korea Discuss Future of Joint Military Drills US, S Korea Discuss Future of Joint Military Drills
- June 17, 2018

Lim is to deliver a keynote speech at the session, titled "Assessing the Trump-Kim Summit", which will be co-hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the Korea Foundation (KF), a key organization of Seoul's international exchange and public diplomacy initiative. (more...)
LGBT rights advocate Peter Tatchell charged over protest outside Kremlin LGBT rights advocate Peter Tatchell charged over protest outside Kremlin
- June 17, 2018

Concurrently, there are also reports of famous British LGBTQ rights activist Peter Tatchell being arrested after his one-person protest against the year-and-a-half-long campaign of kidnapping, torturing and murdering LGBTQ citizens in Chechnya. (more...)
European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation welcome Name Dispute agreement European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation welcome Name Dispute agreement
- June 16, 2018

Greece had long insisted that the name Macedonia implied territorial claims on a northern Greek province of the same name. A preliminary agreement will be signed Sunday by the two countries' foreign ministers in the Prespa Lakes region on the Greek-Macedonian border, launching a ratification process that will last for months, officials in Athens said. (more...)
Seven injured in Moscow after taxi crashes into pedestrians Seven injured in Moscow after taxi crashes into pedestrians
- June 16, 2018

The Russian home secretary told the press that the driver lost control of the auto, despite video footage seeming to suggest that it was intentional. Mexican nationals were among the injured, it said. Eight people sought medical assistance, Moscow police said. Early reports say that Mexico fans are among the injured, as some of those involved were wearing Mexican team colours. (more...)
Argentina lower house passes legal abortion bill in tight vote Argentina lower house passes legal abortion bill in tight vote
- June 16, 2018

Outside the legislative building and despite the intense cold, people for and against abortion awaited the lawmakers' resolution. As in most Latin American countries, abortion is now illegal in Argentina, except in cases of rape or when the life or health of the woman is at risk. (more...)
Taliban members take selfies, hug Afghan soldiers during unprecedented Eid ceasefire Taliban members take selfies, hug Afghan soldiers during unprecedented Eid ceasefire
- June 16, 2018

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced a unilateral eight-day ceasefire with the Taliban on Tuesday amid an increasingly bloody war. A Afghan-based media outlet shared a picture showing Interior Minister Wais Ahmad Barmark meeting with a Taliban leader in Kabul . (more...)
7-meter-long python swallows Indonesian woman 7-meter-long python swallows Indonesian woman
- June 16, 2018

A 7-meter-long (23-foot-long) python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia. Local police chief Hamka, who only has one name like many Indonesians, said: " Residents were suspicious the snake swallowed the victim, so they killed it, then carried it out of the garden ". (more...)
Wisconsin woman recruited on behalf of Islamic State Wisconsin woman recruited on behalf of Islamic State
- June 16, 2018

Waheba Issa Dais, 45, originally of Israel and a US legal permanent resident residing in Cudahy, Wisconsin, has been charged in a criminal complaint with attempting to provide material support or resources to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), a designated foreign terrorist organization. (more...)
Dog stays by little girl's side as she goes missing overnight Dog stays by little girl's side as she goes missing overnight
- June 16, 2018

A devoted dog kept a lost little girl company until her safe return home. The dog, named Fat Heath, is now being hailed a hero and a very good boy on social media. "Her dog stayed by her side all night", they wrote. A missing 3-year-old girl in Missouri has been found after an overnight search, Sgt. Clark Parrott with the Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms to KFVS . (more...)
Comfortable weather tonight before a heat wave moves in Comfortable weather tonight before a heat wave moves in
- June 16, 2018

EXTENDED: As an upper level ridge builds over the area and strengthens, it will cause temperatures to rise into the mid 90s for highs starting Friday and lasting through Sunday . It's reasonably likely that Washington will hit 90, and humidity levels will be noticeably higher than previous days. On Monday , temperatures may challenge Allentown's record high of 95. (more...)
Taxi drives into crowd of people in central Moscow, eight injured
- June 16, 2018

The driver, who tried to flee the scene, was caught by police, local media has claimed, citing emergency services sources. "According to preliminary information, seven people were injured", TASS said. Moscow traffic authority has published a photograph which shows two ambulances at the scene. The accident took place on Ilinka Street, around 200 metres from Red Square and Moscow's famous GUM shopping centre. (more...)
Saudi-led forces seize airport in Yemen
- June 16, 2018

Their aim is to box in the Houthis in the capital Sanaa - which the rebels control - cut their supply lines and force them to the negotiating table. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief media and the witnesses for fear of reprisals. (more...)
Theresa May fails to appease Tory rebels on EU Withdrawal Bill Theresa May fails to appease Tory rebels on EU Withdrawal Bill
- June 16, 2018

The prime minister is under pressure from pro-EU Tory rebels to offer a "meaningful vote" on her Brexit deal that could give parliament control of the negotiations. "The motion is unamendable and that means that it is just a motion to take note and it is contrary to the normal procedures of the House of Commons and it is a mistake", he said, adding that he would try to persuade the government to change its mind. (more...)
Second KCK sheriff deputy dies from injuries after shooting near courthouse Second KCK sheriff deputy dies from injuries after shooting near courthouse
- June 16, 2018

Deputy Theresa King, 44, served the department for 13 years, the Wyandotte County Sheriff's Office said. Officials told WDAF the suspect had been identified as Antoine Fielder, 22, an inmate who allegedly took hold of the deputy's firearm during a transfer from the courthouse back to the jail. (more...)
NY sues Trump and his foundation over 'illegal conduct' NY sues Trump and his foundation over 'illegal conduct'
- June 16, 2018

Underwood also claimed the Trumps, as members of the charity's board, failed to "implement even elementary corporate formalities required by law". She has said she doesn't intend to run for election. The attorney general is suing to dissolve the foundation and is seeking $2.8 million in restitution. It highlighted a January 2016 event Trump held to raise money for veterans causes in Iowa in lieu of participating in a Fox News primary debate. (more...)
Italy, France, express support for 'asylum centres' in countries of departure Italy, France, express support for 'asylum centres' in countries of departure
- June 16, 2018

Macron urged greater solidarity with Rome over the migrant crisis, calling for "profound reforms" of the Dublin regulation. He said his ship was too small to make the journey from Libya to Italian ports and that he always transferred migrants to other ships, but insisted those craft should have the right to land in Italy. (more...)
New video shows 'unabated' Hawaii lava flow as seen from the air New video shows 'unabated' Hawaii lava flow as seen from the air
- June 16, 2018

They're not valuable, sadly. These crystals are olivine - magnesium-iron silicates. Olivine is one of the most common minerals on the upper mantle of planet earth, and there are even Hawaiian beaches that have eroded away to expose the green mineral. (more...)
1,995 minors separated from adults during six-week period, DHS says
- June 16, 2018

Between April 19 and May 31, the 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults who were being held by U.S. border patrol in preparation for prosecution for crossing the border illegally, a Department of Homeland Security spokesman said on a call with reporters. (more...)
Murder of Australian comedian sparks outcry over violence against women Murder of Australian comedian sparks outcry over violence against women
- June 16, 2018

Instead of sending a message to Australian's about the despicable actions committed at the hands of men, and the need for us to teach men not to rape and murder - The police gave women a warning on vigilance. And that's when I saw all of the grief and all of the sadness turn into anger. "He was just doing his job, but it further enforced this idea that women were responsible for keeping themselves safe", Ms Gilmore told News.com. (more...)

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