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India opposes use of chemical weapons India opposes use of chemical weapons
- June 30, 2018

States Parties also reiterated the role of the OPCW Executive Council regarding cases of non-compliance with the Chemical Weapons Convention. The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain, Boris Johnson said the new authority will provide an opportunity for the OPCW "is not just to establish the fact of use of chemical weapons, but also to point the finger at the organization, state that, in their opinion, is responsible". (more...)
Queen Elizabeth feeling ‘under the weather’, cancels public event Queen Elizabeth feeling ‘under the weather’, cancels public event
- June 30, 2018

On Tuesday night, Queen Elizabeth presented three Nigerians, Hauwa Ojeifo, Isaac Ezirim and Kennedy Ekezie-Joseph from Nigeria with a Queen's Young Leaders Award at a special ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London. "The Queen is also still scheduled to travel to Windsor Castle later on Thursday", according to PEOPLE . Her Majesty and other Members of the Royal Family will then view a flypast and Feu de Joie from the balcony of Buckingham Palace. (more...)
Capital Gazette suspect blocked entrance, then started 'hunting and killing,' official says Capital Gazette suspect blocked entrance, then started 'hunting and killing,' official says
- June 30, 2018

The New York Police Department immediately deployed counterterrorism teams to news organizations around the city in a move police said was prompted not by any specific threat but was instead done as a precaution. She then watched as a colleague was shot. She lost her job because of this individual... "I was breathing really loud and was trying not to, but I couldn't be quiet". (more...)
14 countries agree to migrant return scheme with Germany 14 countries agree to migrant return scheme with Germany
- June 30, 2018

The 28 leaders agreed to consider setting up "disembarkation platforms" outside the bloc, most likely in north Africa , in a bid to discourage migrants boarding EU-bound smuggler boats. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who was among the most open to accepting migrants during the height of the crisis, is under pressure at home from critics who say Germany has been too welcoming. (more...)
Harrowing parasailing accident leaves woman drifting in the wind for 45 minutes Harrowing parasailing accident leaves woman drifting in the wind for 45 minutes
- June 30, 2018

For 45 minutes, Katie Malone drifted along on prevailing winds before crash-landing at an airport located almost two miles away from her starting location. Katie landed in a swampy area near an alligator that rescue crews had to chase away to reach her. Even after Malone crash-landed, there were more issues. (more...)
Theresa May wants 'intensified and accelerated' Brexit talks Theresa May wants 'intensified and accelerated' Brexit talks
- June 30, 2018

UK Prime Minister Theresa May, who left early Friday morning, agreed on the need to speed things up, but insisted that applies to both parties. They are due to meet at Chequers next Friday, in what has been billed as a make-or-break meeting. (more...)
Trump says he has ‘good relationship’ with chief of staff Trump says he has ‘good relationship’ with chief of staff
- June 30, 2018

He's a wonderful man. John Kelly , 4-star, wonderful man. Asked if Kelly was leaving, the president said, "That I don't know. But I will tell you. we have a very good relationship". Trump and Kelly have had a tense relationship since the former Homeland Security secretary joined the White House in July 2017. Trump and Kelly have drifted apart, as the president has chafed at the retired general's attempts to impose order. (more...)
Crews Work To Rescue Deaf Puppy Stuck In Hole In Alabama Crews Work To Rescue Deaf Puppy Stuck In Hole In Alabama
- June 30, 2018

The hole varies in size but appears to not be large enough for a human to climb into. A seven-week-old deaf puppy named Toffee has been rescued after spending 30 hours stuck down a 15-metre crevice behind a house in Alabama. West shared with WHNT that she had been unaware of the hole before the dog fell, believing it to be filled with rocks. Rescuers had told WAAY they were unsure of how long the puppy could live inside the cold ground, and had lowered blankets into the hole to keep ... (more...)
Trump fails to rule out accepting Russian claim on Crimea Trump fails to rule out accepting Russian claim on Crimea
- June 30, 2018

Asked by reporters whether he was considering - as has been reported - dropping Washington's opposition to the 2014 land grab, Trump said: "We're going to have to see". Just days after Western leaders meet in Brussels on July 11, Trump is due to fly to Helsinki for his first one-on-one summit on July 16 with Putin. (more...)
We stand with you, William tells Palestine We stand with you, William tells Palestine
- June 30, 2018

The Duke of Cambridge has met Israel's 2018 Eurovision Song Contest victor ahead of a highly anticipated meeting with Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas. Assuring Palestinians they had not been forgotten and ending what Israelis had seen as an undeclared British boycott of official visits to their country by the royal family, William made no evident missteps in following an itinerary carefully scripted for balance. (more...)
North Korea Has Reportedly Been Increasing Nuclear Production at ‘Secret Sites’
- June 30, 2018

The NBC TV network quoted five U.S. officials saying that in recent months North Korea had stepped up production of enriched uranium for nuclear weapons at the same time as it engaged in diplomacy with the US. Security Council resolutions related to North Korea". USA secretary of state Mike Pompeo said last week it was likely he would return to North Korea soon to try to thrash out commitments made at the summit. (more...)
Maryland newspaper shooting suspect ID'd as Jarrod Ramos Maryland newspaper shooting suspect ID'd as Jarrod Ramos
- June 30, 2018

Capital Gazette , owned by the Baltimore Sun , runs multiple newspapers out of its Annapolis office and the group includes one of the oldest newspapers in the United States - the Gazette, which traces its origins back to 1727. Reporters at the Capital Gazette vowed to press on and publish a Friday edition even though five of their colleagues were killed and several others wounded in a shooting at their offices. (more...)
Shooting Attack at Maryland Newspaper Leaves Multiple Dead, Injured Shooting Attack at Maryland Newspaper Leaves Multiple Dead, Injured
- June 30, 2018

Authorities in Anne Arundel County confirmed the deaths at the Capital Gazette in a press conference aired by local media. Feeling that he might be experiencing some problems, the woman had encouraged him to seek counseling. That case was dismissed when Ramos failed to show up for court two years later. Ramos filed a lawsuit claiming in part that they didn't provide him an explanation for his firing outside of "suitability concern". (more...)
Suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder are 'trained assassins', court hears Suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder are 'trained assassins', court hears
- June 30, 2018

Siti Aisyah of Indonesia and Doan Thi Huong of Vietnam are accused of smearing the VX nerve agent on Kim Jong Nam's face in a crowded airport terminal in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2017. " North Korea is not obligated to any specific actions as of yet, but (these images) certainly underscore the importance of continuing negotiations, and getting a detailed agreement in place to freeze North Korea's nuclear program", said Jenny Town, managing editor at 38 North , in emailed comments. (more...)
President Trump Holds Rally in North Dakota President Trump Holds Rally in North Dakota
- June 30, 2018

He'd been expected to be in the consideration for next speaker if Democrats retook the House in the November midterms. "I've heard her say, "Gee, I voted with him 55% of the time.' Can you imagine going home and telling your wife, 'I've been faithful to you 55% of the time"?" President Donald Trump is lashing out at critics who have made threats against Homeland Security Department workers and called for the abolition of U.S. (more...)
Capital Gazette publishes paper day after shooting; suspected gunman due in court Capital Gazette publishes paper day after shooting; suspected gunman due in court
- June 30, 2018

Police have identified the five people killed in the shooting as the paper's assistant managing editor Rob Hiaasen; editorial page editor Gerald Fischman; features reporter Wendi Winters; reporter John McNamara , and sales assistant Rebecca Smith . (more...)
U.S. ambassador to Estonia resigns in frustration over Trump U.S. ambassador to Estonia resigns in frustration over Trump
- June 30, 2018

A State Department spokesperson confirmed Mr Melville's departure on Friday, saying: "Earlier today, the United States' Ambassador to Estonia, Jim Melville, announced his intent to retire from the Foreign Service effective July 29 after 33 years of public service ". (more...)
Prank caller talks to Trump aboard Air Force One
- June 30, 2018

But when one gets through to the president on Air Force One, it highlights for the rest of us the lax security that the White House is taking in securing the president's communications. But President Donald Trump , who likes to field his own telephone calls and prefers spontaneity to protocol, is a different breed. Congratulations on everything, we're proud of you. (more...)
Trump could pick Utah senator to fill Supreme Court seat
- June 30, 2018

Kennedy's retirement announcement Wednesday provided Trump with an opportunity to place a second justice on the all-important court. The president is expected to announce his nomination to replace Kennedy soon. Joe Donnelly of IN, were the only Democrats to vote for Trump's first Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. Of the members of the current court, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is the only justice to join the court after celebrating a 60th birthday. (more...)
North Korea reportedly ramps up nuke production at secret sites
- June 30, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts to North Korea's latest ballistic rocket test-fire through a precision control guidance system. The network cited US officials as saying that the intelligence assessment concludes that North Korea has more than one secret nuclear site in addition to its known nuclear fuel production facility at Yongbyon. (more...)
Maryland's Capital Gazette Newspaper Shooting Victims Identified
- June 30, 2018

Others killed included John McNamara , a sports writer, and Rebecca Smith , a sales assistant. Hiaasen was the brother of best-selling author Carl Hiaasen. "We're putting out a paper tomorrow", he vowed as he typed grimly away in the shade of a parking lot, perched on the back of a pick-up truck. Police said they sued facial recognition technology from the Maryland Image Repository System to identify the suspect. (more...)
House Overwhelmingly Rejects GOP Immigration Bill House Overwhelmingly Rejects GOP Immigration Bill
- June 30, 2018

No Democrats voted for the bill. Democrats denounced it as "anti-immigrant", voting against it along with 112 Republicans who felt it was insufficiently tough. "This bill cancels diversity green cards". Roosevelt laid out his plan in a 1937 bill called the Judicial Procedures Reform Bill which would have added as many as six new justices to the court for every sitting justice that was over 70 years and six months old and who had served on the court for at least ten months. (more...)
Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick: Who, When, How Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick: Who, When, How
- June 30, 2018

Justice Kennedy has always been seen as a "moderate" voice on the Court, despite being appointed by President Ronald Reagan. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is seen during a ceremony at the White House, April 10, 2017. "As I said, I'm looking specifically at two women". A fourth woman on the court would be a U.S. record. It was a huge deal at the time - and still is - but it was also seen as a retaliatory move, since Democrats had done the same thing a few years earlier with ... (more...)
Husband faces trial for teen wife’s murder 45 years after her death Husband faces trial for teen wife’s murder 45 years after her death
- June 30, 2018

In opening statements on Tuesday, a Cook County prosecutor said Donnie Rudd married 19-year-old Noreen Kumeta Rudd so he could kill her. He told police at the time that their auto had crashed and Noreen was ejected from the vehicle and hit her head on a rock. (more...)
Israel delivers 'life-saving' aid to Syrian refugees in Syria's Golan Israel delivers 'life-saving' aid to Syrian refugees in Syria's Golan
- June 30, 2018

In recent days, there has been a doubling of the number of Syrians staying in DP tent camps on the Syrian-Israeli border following the recent campaign by the regime army with support from the Russian contingency inside Syria against the rebel forces on the Golan Heights . (more...)

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