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Trump tweets article with unnamed source after criticizing reports with unnamed sources
- June 05, 2017

Last week, reports revealed that Jared Kushner is a person of interest in the continued Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of allegations the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation. CNN political analyst Chris Cillizza also said he doesn't believe Kushner was "lone-wolfing" it at the time, but was following orders from his father-in-law or Michael Flynn, who would later be booted as Trump's national security advisor over his ties to Russian Federation. (more...)
Four countries cut links with Qatar over 'terrorism' support
- June 05, 2017

The airline did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Four Arab nations have cut diplomatic ties to Qatar, further deepening a rift between Gulf Arab nations over the country's support for Islamist groups. Foreigners, including Saudi Arabia, should stop their interference in the internal affairs of Syria, Yemen and Bahrain, Khamenei said, adding that the people of these states should decide the fate of their countries through political dialogue. (more...)
Top newspaper calls on Brazil leader to quit
- June 03, 2017

Attorney General Rodrigo Janot's charges against the president represent an extraordinary escalation of a corruption probe that is upending politics and just about everything else in Latin America's largest nation. Two small allied parties pulled their support for Temer in Congress. Less than 24 hours after an explosive report in O Globo newspaper that Temer was caught on tape agreeing to bribe the jailed politician, he faced three formal requests for his impeachment . (more...)
White House Says Trump Expected to Pull US from Paris Deal White House Says Trump Expected to Pull US from Paris Deal
- June 03, 2017

Climate change , or global warming, refers to the damaging effect of gases, or emissions, released from industry and agriculture on the atmosphere. Only two of the 197 nations in the U.N. The U.S. has agreed to reduce its emissions by 2025 to 26 percent to 28 percent of 2005 levels - about 1.6 billion tons. "While withdrawing from the Paris climate accords will not put a single coal miner back to work, or reduce costs for USA businesses, it will harm those United States companies ... (more...)
Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for charity show
- June 03, 2017

A woman detained on Wednesday was released without charges. While the nation observed a one-minute silence at the stroke of 11am to honour those who died in the attack, a bomb disposal unit was called to the southwest of Manchester to investigate a suspicious package. (more...)
Trump Slams Germany's Trade Surplus As 'Very Bad' For The US
- June 02, 2017

Trump did not take it lying down and used his favorite platform of Twitter to lash out at Germany and ifs insufficient defense spending and trade imbalances with the United States promising that he would change all that. The tweet follows a series of summit meetings with European leaders that reportedly included similar complaints about Germany's trade policy and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation contributions. (more...)
Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV
- June 02, 2017

In 2010, Corbyn said about Hamas during a television interview: "'You have to recognize that the reality is they have a great deal of support, they have a great deal of respect from a lot of Palestinians who wouldn't necessarily politically agree with them but recognize they are serious, hard-working and they are not corrupt". (more...)
Social media rushes to define Trump's 'covfefe' tweet
- June 01, 2017

Was there no one in the White House to point it out? "I have done gibberish tweets and late at night you can make errors and I think this is the least disturbing thing in the history of the Trump administration". "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ", he tweeted just after midnight on Wednesday. "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". (more...)
Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians
- June 01, 2017

Al-Khalidi denied an earlier report by Israel Hayom saying that President Donald Trump had told Abbas, during their private meeting in Bethlehem on Tuesday, that his peace initiative will be based on the Saudi plan for a normalization of ties between Israel and Arab countries in the region, which would then lead to negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. (more...)
US ICBM intercept test sends clear message to N. Korea: senator US ICBM intercept test sends clear message to N. Korea: senator
- June 01, 2017

Boeing serves as the prime contractor on the GMD program and collaborates with an industry team to integrate updates to the system: Raytheon says that its Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle served as the ICBM's interceptor; Raytheon also is behind the X-band and AN/TPY-2 radar systems used during the test. (more...)
Chinese workers who probed Ivanka Trump-linked factories missing Chinese workers who probed Ivanka Trump-linked factories missing
- June 01, 2017

Li said China Labor Watch asked police about the three missing investigators on Monday but received no reply. An activist investigating a company that manufactures shoes for Ivanka Trump and other Western brands has been detained by police in China - and two of his colleagues remain unaccounted for. (more...)
The State of Play in Trump's Russian Federation investigation
- June 01, 2017

On Tuesday, CNN cited Congressional sources that cite USA intelligence agencies to suggest Russian Federation may have "derogatory" information on President Trump. However, the latest CNN report , especially the reference to "derogatory" information about Trump or his campaign, has sparked speculation recalling the British M16 agent Christopher Steele's controversial dossier on Trump which included various allegations of improper financial and business ties between Trump and Russian ... (more...)
Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties
- May 31, 2017

Modi and Merkel will also jointly address the India-Germany Business Summit later in the day. Merkel last week had said that reliable ties forged since the end of World War II "are to some extent over". But she also highlighted Germany's history of cooperating with India and China in a global world. "We can reassure Mrs Merkel that we want to have a deep and special partnership so that we can continue to maintain European-wide security to keep us all safe from the terrorists overseas and ... (more...)
'Bachelorette' 2017 Spoilers: Best Twitter Reactions To DeMario's Girlfriend Reveal
- May 31, 2017

One of the best shows on TV. Blake says he knows Lucas from a previous "encounter". You know , I don't really have a plumber or handyman. In the May 29 ep, Rachel Lindsay tests the athletic abilities of 10 of her remaining Season 13 contestants in a match coached by National Basketball Association legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar . (more...)
Urinating dog statue briefly placed near 'Fearless Girl' art Urinating dog statue briefly placed near 'Fearless Girl' art
- May 31, 2017

The artist removed the statue after a few hours because "people were kicking it", and broke the pug's leg. Di Modica is now seeking damages from New York City, claiming that " Fearless Girl ", which stands several feet in front of the bull, violates his artistic rights by transforming the meaning of his original work. (more...)
Panama's former dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83
- May 31, 2017

Noriega ruled in Panama from 1983 until 1989, when he was ousted by an American invasion . Manuel Noriega has been in prison for more than two decades in the U.S. After Torrijos died in a plane crash in 1981 - a crash that later engendered suspicions of foul play - Panama descended into a two-year struggle to fill the power vacuum Torrijos left behind. (more...)
5 dead, 44 injured in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend 5 dead, 44 injured in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend
- May 31, 2017

Edna and her husband Deryl Young, Morris' aunt and uncle, raised him since he was a baby, according to the Tribune . The gunshot appeared to be self-inflicted, and police confiscated the gun, according to police. His name has not yet been released. The girl suffered a graze wound to the back and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. This year's holiday weekend was less violent than last year's. (more...)
G7 leaders back stronger fight against terror G7 leaders back stronger fight against terror
- May 31, 2017

Clashes have broken out between Italian riot police and protesters as hundreds of people marched against the policies of the leading industrial powers on the Italian island of Sicily near the venue of the Group of Seven (G7) summit. Other G-7 nations leaned heavily on Trump to stay in the climate deal, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying "we put forward very many arguments". (more...)
InsideNoVa speller readies for Scripps National Spelling Bee InsideNoVa speller readies for Scripps National Spelling Bee
- May 31, 2017

MRT: What stops are on your sight-seeing itinerary in Washington , D.C.? MRT: How will your participation in the Scripps National Spelling Bee benefit you in the future? "We told her from the time she was little that she didn't have to be in the spelling bees just because her sisters were", said her mother, Debbi Mills. (more...)
Death toll from thunderstorm in Moscow climbs to 16 Death toll from thunderstorm in Moscow climbs to 16
- May 31, 2017

Russian media say scores have also been injured around Moscow . "We see that the Moscow government is promptly taking all the necessary disaster relief steps", he added. According to BBC News , if the death toll is confirmed, it would be the deadliest storm in the city for more than 100 years. Earlier, investigators said that the victims were mostly killed by falling trees and various structures, including a bus stop. (more...)