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Reading Between the Lines: Democrats Zero In on Impeachment After Mueller Speech Reading Between the Lines: Democrats Zero In on Impeachment After Mueller Speech
- May 30, 2019

The New York Democrat said Wednesday that Mueller's public remarks - his first since he completed his almost two-year investigation into Russian election interference, alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Moscow and whether the president obstructed justice - signal that it is now up to Congress to "respond to the crimes, lies and other wrongdoing of President Trump". (more...)
National Tornado hammers town in Kansas. Dozens of homes 'all gone' National Tornado hammers town in Kansas. Dozens of homes 'all gone'
- May 30, 2019

A large area of high pressure has parked itself over the southeast corner of the USA for the last week. "This is a risky situation!" the weather service tweeted, warning people that the Kansas tornado "will be rain-wrapped so it will be hard to see". (more...)
United States removes India from currency monitoring list United States removes India from currency monitoring list
- May 30, 2019

In the latest twice-yearly currency report, the Treasury Department expanded the potential list of nations it reviewed from around a dozen to 21 by lowering the threshold for review in such areas as the size of the country's trade surplus with the USA, the size of the trade surplus with the world and the number of times the country intervenes in currency markets, CNBC noted. (more...)
Trump Weighs in on Possible Roy Moore Run for Senate Trump Weighs in on Possible Roy Moore Run for Senate
- May 29, 2019

Doug Jones in 2017, has said he is considering running again. "If Alabama does not elect a Republican to the Senate in 2020, numerous incredible gains that we have made during my presidency may be lost, including our pro-life victories", he continued. (more...)
Democratic candidates urge Trump's impeachment after Mueller statement Democratic candidates urge Trump's impeachment after Mueller statement
- May 29, 2019

Mueller said Wednesday that the report should be considered his own public testimony on the matter. It falls to Congress to respond to the "crimes, lies and other wrongdoing of President Trump - and we will do so". It's unclear what Mueller has been doing at the Justice Department since, though the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee has been negotiating with his office in an attempt to secure his public testimony before Congress. (more...)
Last of its kind: Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies Last of its kind: Malaysia's last male Sumatran rhino dies
- May 29, 2019

The animal's "last weeks involved the most intense palliative care as humanly possible", she explained, "rendered by the Borneo Rhino Alliance (BORA) team under veterinarian Dr Zainal Zahari Zainuddin at the Borneo Rhino Sanctuary". In Malaysia, Iman is now the last of her kind. Unfortunately, it has a reproductive pathology problem. The surviving female, Iman, suffers from a ruptured tumor in her uterus and can not produce fertile eggs. (more...)
Tornado rips through Kansas City suburbs as storm moves east Tornado rips through Kansas City suburbs as storm moves east
- May 29, 2019

More than 70,000 customers were without power in OH early Tuesday and officials say the weather service will be conducting damage surveys for the next few days in the areas of Celina, New Madison, Laura, Dayton and Laurelville. Winds knocked houses off their foundations, toppled trees and hurled so much debris that it could be seen on radar. "My Administration fully supports the people of the great State of OH as they begin the cleanup and recovery", Trump said . (more...)
Boris Johnson to face court over alleged Brexit campaign misconduct Boris Johnson to face court over alleged Brexit campaign misconduct
- May 29, 2019

An individual pursuing private prosecution claims that Johnson intentionally lied during the campaign for Brexit by claiming that the United Kingdom sends £350 million ($440 million, €400 million) a week to the European Union . Johnson has been accused of misconduct in public office - an ancient offence dating back to the 13th century, that can lead to life imprisonment. District Judge Margot Coleman said Wednesday that Johnson will be questioned about whether he lied during the campaign ... (more...)
Sajid Javid joins Tories leadership race to replace Theresa May Sajid Javid joins Tories leadership race to replace Theresa May
- May 29, 2019

A second-generation immigrant of Pakistani heritage, he has a portrait of late Conservative prime minister Margaret Thatcher on his office wall. Mr Javid's father, Abdul, a bus driver, came to the United Kingdom from Pakistan in 1961, reportedly with just £1 in his pocket. (more...)
Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims Australian ‘Egg Boy’ donates $70,000 to Christchurch victims
- May 29, 2019

An Australian teenager who broke an egg on a controversial far-right senator's head says he has given nearly A$100,000 to survivors of the Christchurch mosque attacks. reported. Mr Anning, who had sat in Australia's Senate as an independent after quitting the One Nation party in 2018, was voted out in the country's May general election. (more...)
Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic (Potentially) Closing Missouri's Last Abortion Clinic (Potentially) Closing
- May 29, 2019

Lisa Cox, a spokesperson for The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, told CBS News on Tuesday morning via email that Planned Parenthood's license was "under review", and did not respond to additional questions. Louis. Why the license is being withheld is unclear, but Dr. Colleen McNicholas , an ob-gyn at the St. Louis clinic, has her theories. Supporters have said they hope to provoke a legal challenge that will eventually force the U.S. (more...)
Germany and France clash over European Union top job Germany and France clash over European Union top job
- May 29, 2019

An EU-wide election last week returned a European Parliament with a splintered centre and gains by pro-EU liberals and Greens as well as euroskeptic nationalists and the far right, making agreeing a coherent agenda for the bloc more tricky. (more...)
China considers USA rare earth export curbs China considers USA rare earth export curbs
- May 29, 2019

Strengthening the exploitation of rare earths will have a positive effect on Chinese and world economic development, allowing for the fact that rare earths resources are in great demand in many developed countries. China has been accused of using its rare earth leverage for political reasons before. American Elements chief executive Michael Silver last week explained on CNBC that one way China could weaponize rare earths against the USA would be to "charge a much lower price within China ... (more...)
2 suspects arrested after Lyon bomb attack that wounded 13 2 suspects arrested after Lyon bomb attack that wounded 13
- May 29, 2019

A source told news agency Reuters that police arrested him in Lyon after tailing him in the street. Anti-terrorist prosecutors are leading the investigation, co-ordinating with Lyon police and France's internal security service, the DGSI. (more...)
Taiwan fighters land on highway for Chinese ‘invasion’ war games Taiwan fighters land on highway for Chinese ‘invasion’ war games
- May 29, 2019

China urges the U.S.to correct its mistakes, stop official exchanges with Taiwan officials, and prudently and appropriately handle the Taiwan issue, Lu said. The rare meeting will be viewed by Taiwan as a sign of support from the Trump administration, with tensions also rising between Taipei and Beijing . (more...)
Korea calls US NSA Bolton ‘war maniac’ Korea calls US NSA Bolton ‘war maniac’
- May 29, 2019

The tests were seen as a way for North Korea to pressure Washington to soften its stance on easing sanctions against it without actually causing negotiations to collapse. "This is violating the Security Council resolution", Abe said while standing next to Trump at the news conference . "If any object is launched, it is bound to fly in trajectory", the statement said. (more...)
NOAA: 52 suspected tornadoes swept central US NOAA: 52 suspected tornadoes swept central US
- May 29, 2019

At least three tornadoes are believed to have caused severe damage on Monday night in western OH, including one in the city of Celina, north of Cincinnati where one man was killed and seven others were injured, Mayor Jeff Hazel said. A tornado with winds up to 225 km/h struck near Trotwood, Ohio, a community of 24,500 people located 12 kilometres from Dayton, where Mayor Mary McDonald reported "catastrophic damage". (more...)
Follow FRANCE 24's special coverage of European election results Follow FRANCE 24's special coverage of European election results
- May 29, 2019

In the United Kingdom, the newly-formed Brexit Party claimed a big victory, and a strong performance by the Liberal Democrats came amid massive losses for the Conservatives and Labour. Both lost many seats to Nigel Farage's newly-minted Brexit Party, focused on seeing through the UK's departure from the European Union, and the resurgent Liberal Democrats, which have been buoyed by voters seeking to stop Brexit. (more...)
All-white panda caught on camera in Chinese nature reserve All-white panda caught on camera in Chinese nature reserve
- May 29, 2019

An all-white, albino panda has appeared in a natural reserve in China , the first of its kind to be documented, an expert said this week. Now, it seems clear that a "whitening" genetic mutation is present in the panda population of Wolong, officials explain in a statement The reserve plans to install more infrared cameras to track the panda and its potential offspring; if this unique creature eventually breeds with another panda that carries the albinism gene, more white panda babies ... (more...)
Supreme Court won’t strike down ban on racist, sex-selective abortions Supreme Court won’t strike down ban on racist, sex-selective abortions
- May 28, 2019

Mike Pence, remains blocked. The justices in a short opinion said the law did not violate a woman's right to choose abortion . Ginsburg concurred with the latter ruling , but dissented on the fetal remains ruling. Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas wrote in his own lengthy opinion that the court will need to weigh in on whether states can ban abortions based on disability, race and gender. (more...)
Huawei founder ready for drawn out battle with U.S. over blacklist Huawei founder ready for drawn out battle with U.S. over blacklist
- May 28, 2019

The Trump administration has effectively banned Huawei from doing business in the United States, blocking the Chinese smartphone maker from receiving shipments or services from USA companies amid a trade conflict between the two nations. "No matter what materials they use, be it metal, cloth or paper, the aim is to keep the plane in the sky", he added. China's latest propaganda broadside in its trade war with the US features an unusual star: Trevor Noah of the Daily Show. (more...)
Trump ends Japan visit with speech to U.S. troops Trump ends Japan visit with speech to U.S. troops
- May 28, 2019

Trump also said he disagrees with the assessment of many experts - as well as his own national security adviser - that the tests violate U.N. Security Council resolutions. Speaking alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday, the president said he was not concerned by Pyongyang's tests. Trump's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga , a helicopter carrier created to transport submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters. (more...)
Huawei founder would be ‘first to protest’ if China banned Apple
- May 28, 2019

The Commerce Department has accused Huawei of being an arm of the Chinese government, saying it is "engaged in activities that are contrary to USA national security or foreign policy interest". President Trump has imposed 25 percent tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in Chinese goods, in what the administration says is an effort to crack down on intellectual property theft and achieve equitable trading terms with China. (more...)
Preliminary reports say 14 suspected tornadoes touched down in Indiana Preliminary reports say 14 suspected tornadoes touched down in Indiana
- May 28, 2019

Patrick Marsh is the Storm Prediction Center's warning coordination meteorologist. Six suspected tornadoes were reported in Iowa, five in Nebraska, four in IL, three in Minnesota, while one suspected tornado was reported in Idaho in the West. (more...)
Israeli jet fires into Syria, killing 1 soldier amid regional tensions Israeli jet fires into Syria, killing 1 soldier amid regional tensions
- May 28, 2019

An Israeli army spokesperson told Israeli newspaper Haaretz that the attack was in response to anti-aircraft fire from a day earlier. The plane was targeted while on a routine mission inside northern Israeli airspace, the IDF said. "Our policy is clear - we will not tolerate any aggression against us, and we will respond forcefully", Netanyahu said. Israeli forces launched a missile at a location in southern Syria on Monday, killing at least one soldier, military officials from both ... (more...)

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