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1 dead, 20 injured in shooting at arts festival 1 dead, 20 injured in shooting at arts festival
- June 17, 2018

Trenton police Lt. Darren Zappley told The Trentonian that multiple people were shot and were taken to the hospital. He did not identify the fatality. Police found multiple weapons at the scene of the festival, which went on for 24-hours but was ended after the violence. "It's been a marquee event", Mayor Eric Jackson said of past years, nothing that this year "people came with other intentions". (more...)
Islamic State kills 26 people in auto bomb during Taliban ceasefire Islamic State kills 26 people in auto bomb during Taliban ceasefire
- June 17, 2018

In some districts of the eastern city of Jalalabad , civilians were offering dry fruit, traditional candies and ice cream to Taliban militants. US forces targeted Fazlullah in a counterterrorism strike on Thursday in eastern Kunar province, close to the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, US officials said, without confirming his death. (more...)
Hoax tweet adds to German government tensions Hoax tweet adds to German government tensions
- June 17, 2018

Christian von Stetten, a senior CDU lawmaker, drew applause from party colleagues at a closed-door session of the parties' joint parliamentary group on Tuesday when he backed Mr. For a while, it looked like the CSU was more likely to back down: German news agency DPA reported this week that the Bavarian party offered two compromises at a crisis meeting on Wednesday night - both involved asylum-seekers being turned away at the border - with the decision being reversed following at a vital ... (more...)
The key battles and what to expect next — European Union withdrawal bill The key battles and what to expect next — European Union withdrawal bill
- June 17, 2018

Brexit supporters on the 1922 Committee - made up of Tory MPs who do not hold Government positions - were swift to react once the implications of these concessions became clear, with one senior Leaver remarking: "If Theresa and [ Chief Whip Julian Smith] have sold us out here they are in real trouble". (more...)
SNP membership swells after MPs' mass walkout in Westminster SNP membership swells after MPs' mass walkout in Westminster
- June 17, 2018

Posting on his Facebook page just minutes after the controversy, Mr Blackford said he had demanded that the Commons pass emergency legislation to protect the devolution settlement from what he termed the United Kingdom "power grab". He added: "Disappointed, if not surprised, that if they really felt so strongly about it, they chose a stunt over holding the government to account". (more...)
USA judge sends former Trump campaign head Manafort to jail USA judge sends former Trump campaign head Manafort to jail
- June 17, 2018

It was not immediately clear where Manafort would be jailed. President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives for the hearing at a federal court in Washington on Friday. The case against him includes failing to register in the United States as a lobbyist for a foreign government. " Paul Manafort , 69 years old, today is the first day of the rest of his life", he said. (more...)
Macedonia name dispute: PMs watch as ministers sign 'historic' deal
- June 17, 2018

Defence Minister Panos Kammenos, who heads the junior coalition partner, the Independent Greeks party, stressed that Saturday's vote was not on the Macedonia name deal itself, which his party opposes. Macedonian Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov stressed the importance of the name deal, which would pave the way for the country to join North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union. (more...)
China: The United States Has ‘Launched a Trade War’ China: The United States Has ‘Launched a Trade War’
- June 17, 2018

Trump has made a number of tariff-related threats. The tariffs are the latest chapter in the ongoing trade conflict between the two countries. Equipment covered by the new duties authorized today include petroleum, diesel and electric cars, vans and buses. (more...)
Comey 'insubordinate,' not biased in Clinton probe: watchdog
- June 17, 2018

President Donald Trump applauded a review of how the FBI investigated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton Friday while calling its conclusion flawed. Within months of becoming president, Trump fired Comey in May 2017. Perhaps the most damaging part of the report is the finding that several FBI employees who played critical roles in the investigation sent political messages, raising questions about their objectivity. (more...)
MPs move to condemn man who blocked upskirting bill MPs move to condemn man who blocked upskirting bill
- June 17, 2018

Conservative lawmaker Christopher Chope was the only one to object to the bill, which was enough for it to be blocked. Britain plans to ban "upskirting" - secretly taking pictures up women's skirts - under a new law being debated in parliament on Friday that would impose prison sentences of up to two years. (more...)
2,000 children separated from families in immigration crackdown
- June 17, 2018

He told reporters that he hated the fact that law enforcement separated the children, but suggested he couldn't do anything because of existing immigration law. Democrats fired back, with top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi calling the Republican proposal "simply unworthy of America". This setback could encourage more members - frustrated with the president's unpredictability - to sign a petition that would force a vote on four immigration proposals, including those favored by Democrats. (more...)
Venezuela Caracas nightclub explosion: 17 killed at Los Cotorros Venezuela Caracas nightclub explosion: 17 killed at Los Cotorros
- June 17, 2018

It was not clear how the other six died. Five people injured in the incident, one seriously, are being treated in hospital, Efe news agency reports. Reverol said that Venezuela's government "deplores this unfortunate event" and offered "words of condolences to the families of the victims". 'The establishment has been ordered closed, and we are investigating in coordination with the public ministry, which is directing the criminal investigation'. (more...)
Italy's Salvini bans two more migrant rescue boats Italy's Salvini bans two more migrant rescue boats
- June 17, 2018

Migrants wait to disembark from Italian Coast Guard vessel "Diciotti" as it docks at the Sicilian port of Catania, southern Italy. That ship, the Aquarius, and two accompanying Italian ships are now expected to dock Sunday morning in Spain, the nongovernmental organization (NGO) Doctors Without Borders told CNN. (more...)
Defiant Merkel backs Europe migrant policy as Bavaria row simmers Defiant Merkel backs Europe migrant policy as Bavaria row simmers
- June 17, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during the "70 Years of Social Market Economy" anniversary event at the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in Berlin, Germany, June 15, 2018. But the CSU does not want to wait and is urging Germany to take unilateral action. Merkel has asked the Bavarian conservatives to give her two weeks to come up with bilateral deals with some countries, like Italy and Greece, similar to one agreed between Turkey and the European Union in 2016. (more...)
Shinzo Abe now wants to meet with Kim Jong Un too Shinzo Abe now wants to meet with Kim Jong Un too
- June 17, 2018

But regarding the issue of giving economic assistance to North Korea, he said, "Unless the abduction issue is resolved, Japan will not provide economic assistance". Tokyo officially lists 17 citizens as abduction victims and suspects Pyongyang was involved in many more disappearances. The Japanese prime minister, who has largely been left on the sidelines as the formerly isolated leader of North Korea has stepped up his worldwide relations, confirmed Saturday that he has launched an effort ... (more...)
American businesses brace for pain from trade fight with China American businesses brace for pain from trade fight with China
- June 17, 2018

How will US consumers and businesses be affected? Shares in Boeing (BA) closed down 1% Friday, while Caterpillar ( CAT ) ended the day down 2%. The U.S. tariffs are designed specifically to punish China for forcing American companies to hand over technology in exchange for access to the Chinese market. (more...)
World Cup soccer fans mown down in Moscow taxi incident World Cup soccer fans mown down in Moscow taxi incident
- June 17, 2018

The Moscow traffic authority has said the taxi driver said he was not acting on objective. Pictures on social media show a taxi with its front bumper completely ripped off, and several ambulances at the scene. A medical source cited by Interfax said none of the people hospitalized was critically injured. There are no fatalities but at least one woman has serious injuries although she is not believed to be critical, according to Interfax. (more...)
5-month-old girl mauled, killed by babysitter's dog 5-month-old girl mauled, killed by babysitter's dog
- June 17, 2018

Police said family members of the little girl told them she was left in a bed to sleep and was in the care of her mother's roommate while the mother left for a few hours. 'I just gave it to God and I told him to figure this all out for me, ' the heartbroken mother said. 'He ate by us, he slept by us, he followed us and sometimes I had her in her vehicle seat and he would go over and check on her and walk away, ' George said. (more...)
Fireball whiskey covers highway after crash involving two 18-wheelers Fireball whiskey covers highway after crash involving two 18-wheelers
- June 17, 2018

Photos from the scene show mini-bottles and boxes labeled Fireball scattered behind a crushed tractor and burned-out truck cab. At about 2:30 p.m. the department said crews used a mechanical broom to clear away the debris, in an effort to open up the inside lane. (more...)
Pres Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to nation on Eid-ul-Fitr Pres Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to nation on Eid-ul-Fitr
- June 17, 2018

Celebrate Eid, which has been running for seven years, saw a 10-fold increase this year compared with its opening year in 2011, when 12,000 Muslims gathered to mark the end of Ramadan. "We go from house to house to house just because everyone is celebrating". Like Christmas to Christians, he said, Eid is held in similar regard among Muslims. (more...)
Venezuela: 17 killed in Caracas club stampede
- June 17, 2018

Metal bars covered the doors and windows. According to Reverol, eyewitnesses said one of those minors was responsible for setting off the tear-gas canister. The crime wave, coupled with a cratering economy, has extinguished much of Venezuela's once vibrant nightlife and left many families hesitant to let their teenage children out after dark. (more...)
Border Patrol Vehicle 'Hits Native American Man, Drives Away' Border Patrol Vehicle 'Hits Native American Man, Drives Away'
- June 17, 2018

Nearly one million people have watched the video on social media since it was posted. Remes is the victim of violence in the video above. He can then be heard reading out the vehicle's license plate number as it drives away. Rob Daniels, a spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Arizona, did not immediately respond to The Hill's request for comment on Saturday. (more...)
Giuliani: Trump 'is not going to pardon anybody in this investigation' - yet Giuliani: Trump 'is not going to pardon anybody in this investigation' - yet
- June 17, 2018

Mr. Trump seized on the findings of the Justice Department Inspector General , claiming the report provides evidence of deep bias against him at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and "exonerates" him from allegations of collusion with Moscow and obstruction of justice. (more...)
Protesters rally against Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families Protesters rally against Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families
- June 17, 2018

I am the lucky father of three lovely children. The new policy prosecutes adults caught crossing the border as felons in criminal court, including those who qualify for asylum. According to its website, the group "opposes the cruel, inhumane and unjustified separation of children from their parents along the USA border with Mexico and at other ports of entry into the U.S". (more...)
Moscow slams Norway plans to double USA troop presence - DN - Defence Notes Moscow slams Norway plans to double USA troop presence - DN - Defence Notes
- June 17, 2018

The embassy went on to say that increasing USA troops in the Nordic country "could lead to rising tensions and trigger an arms race, destabilizing the situation in northern Europe". The rotation of forces will last for a five-year period compared with an initial posting that ran for six months from the start of 2017, and then was extended last June. (more...)

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