Bill Clinton bristles at questions on Lewinsky, #MeToo

Clinton told NBC that he did not owe Lewinsky an apology and that he has not spoken to her since the affair, explaining that he publicly repented numerous times. Clinton said he would not have changed how he handled the controversy and said he woul... More..

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U.S. singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

U.S. singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. This can not be a unilateral transatlantic action by the Americans. The list of goods set to get hit by the Canadian tariffs varies from industrial steel to sleepi...More..

Supreme Court rules for Colorado baker in gay wedding cake case
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Supreme Court rules for Colorado baker in gay wedding cake case

Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor cast the lone dissents. They were shocked that Masterpiece Cakeshop refused their business. Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop , was told by a Co...More..

Singapore abuzz with preparations for Trump-Kim summit
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Singapore abuzz with preparations for Trump-Kim summit

Meanwhile, North Korea moved to replace its defense minister ahead of the pivotal negotiations, Japan's Asahi Shimbun reported yesterday, citing people that it did not identify. Kim Su Gil, 68, is a four-star...More..

Spanish opposition leader expected to oust PM Mariano Rajoy
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Spanish opposition leader expected to oust PM Mariano Rajoy

Shortly before he secured the key support of the Basque Nationalist Party (PNV), Sanchez had told Rajoy it was still time to leave and avoid the humiliation of becoming the first Spanish prime minister to l...More..

Trudeau: Trump's Tariffs Are 'Insulting' - Cortney O'Brien
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trudeau: Trump's Tariffs Are 'Insulting' - Cortney O'Brien

That hasn't been done. On Saturday President Trump insisted on Twitter that the USA had been "ripped off by other countries for years on trade". 'Mexico has taken our auto companies. Trudeau said Thursday...More..

Philippines' Duterte stirs controversy by kissing woman on lips
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Philippines' Duterte stirs controversy by kissing woman on lips

Mr Duterte was speaking to a crowd in South Korea when he called the woman on stage then convinced her to kiss him. The left-wing group Karapatan said that with that statement Duterte had "distinguished him...More..

Standardbred Racehorses Killed In New York Barn Fire
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Standardbred Racehorses Killed In New York Barn Fire

Harness Racing Museum Director Janet Terhune says the death of any horse, let alone several dozen, is a calamity few can comprehend. "They are all dead". Saur said he could see - and hear - the horses' agony. T...More..

Conte and cabinet sworn in at Quirinale Palace
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Conte and cabinet sworn in at Quirinale Palace

Leader of the League party, Matteo Salvini, right, stands by Luigi Di Maio, leader of the Five-Star movement, prior to their swearing-in ceremony. The coalition deal turns the page on months of political turm...More..

British police reopen scandalous gay murder-for-hire case
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

British police reopen scandalous gay murder-for-hire case

Mr Scott said the death of main witness Mr Newton "would have been convenient for some" because then neither he nor Mr Meighan could be prosecuted. They're joined by Alex Jennings (The Queen, Victoria ), Pat...More..

Explosion Near Clerics Gathering Leaves Seven Dead
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Explosion Near Clerics Gathering Leaves Seven Dead

Police spokesman Stanikzai said the blast was outside the tent. In May, 1,762 people were killed and 1,190 wounded. The explosion happened near a gathering of over 2,000 religious scholars at Loya Jirga, the ...More..

Manhunt in Tennessee deputy's slaying ended without force
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Manhunt in Tennessee deputy's slaying ended without force

Video evidence and other elements from the scene helped the TBI identify Wiggins as a suspect. The deputy's vehicle was eventually tracked by Global Positioning System to a wooded area about 3 miles away, with ...More..

Suspect remanded in Ukraine for allegedly plotting Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko's murder
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Suspect remanded in Ukraine for allegedly plotting Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko's murder

He said that a make-up artist had come to his apartment to give him the appearance of a shooting victim, that he was given a T-shirt with bullet holes in it to wear, and that pig's blood was poured over him. Th...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trudeau Says Pence Scuttled NAFTA Deal With Untenable Ultimatum

To go back a step, the reason Trump supporters decided they wanted to "blow it up" was that the vast majority of US voters have been excluded from the New American Aristocracy , according to the cover story ...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn will return Elgin marbles to Greece if made Prime Minister

Speaking to Greek newspaper Ta Nea , Corbyn said it was clear the sculptures "belong to Greece". There have been warnings that giving back the artefacts would trigger requests from dozens of other countries ...More..

Iran calls on world to stand up to Trump, save nuclear deal
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Iran calls on world to stand up to Trump, save nuclear deal

Reuters reports that Foreign Minister Javad Zarif was quoted in a letter to his counterparts as saying the worldwide community should stand up to Trump in the wake of his decision to pull the USA from the m...More..

Right-Wing Slovenian Democratic Party Wins Parliamentary Election - Exit Polls
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Right-Wing Slovenian Democratic Party Wins Parliamentary Election - Exit Polls

The second-place party, the List of Marjan Sarec, trailed with 12.6 percent. But postelection negotiations could keep Jansa away from another term in office, since other groups suggested they were unwilling t...More..

North Korea 'military reshuffle' raises eyebrows in Seoul
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

North Korea 'military reshuffle' raises eyebrows in Seoul

The exact scope of the discussions planned for the Kim-Trump Singapore summit remains unclear. Ri was thought to be a confidant of Kim's father, the late leader Kim Jong Il. President Donald Trump put the ...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Guatemala volcano kills at least 6, covers villages in ash

Pictures on social media showed residents fleeing from lava and local roads, buildings and trees covered in a layer of ash, while the smoke clouds reached six kilometres above sea level. "Currently the volcan...More..

7 dead after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

7 dead after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts

The Fuego eruption resulted in closure of La Aurora airport of the country's capital of Guatemala City , the TV Azteca broadcaster reported on Sunday citing the Guatemalan Coordinating Agency for Disaster Redu...More..

Yosemite: Two climbers die after fall from Yosemite's El Capitan
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Yosemite: Two climbers die after fall from Yosemite's El Capitan

The Freeblast route has a 5.11 rating, which means it's a Class 5 climb, the first class that is designated as rock climbing, rather than hiking, according to an explainer article published by Sierra Trading P...More..

Dean convicted of shooting student in head for not selling enough marijuana
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Dean convicted of shooting student in head for not selling enough marijuana

He was found guilty on all counts. Harrison, now 58, was sentenced Friday to as many as 26 years in prison for assault and other charges, capping the sad tale of a wannabe saint, who, prosecutors say, was rev...More..

Bashar al-Assad to visit North Korea, state media claims
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Bashar al-Assad to visit North Korea, state media claims

The president, though, carefully set expectations for what previously had been billed as a high-stakes diplomatic negotiation aimed at getting Kim Jong Un to hand over his nukes. President Trump "has to be dr...More..

China criticizes US comments on South China Sea
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

China criticizes US comments on South China Sea

Speaking just 10 days before President Donald Trump is due to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Mattis also said the U.S. military continues to support diplomats pushing for the "complete, verifiable and...More..

US President Trump to host Iftar dinner at White House
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

US President Trump to host Iftar dinner at White House

Politico is reporting that Trump will host an "iftar" dinner, which marks the end of a day's fast. Former President Thomas Jefferson in December 1805 hosted first White House iftar dinner in honour of Tunisi...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

2 climbers killed after fall from Yosemite’s El Capitan

It was the park's first death on the Half Dome cables since 2010 and the first visitor fatality in 2018, the park service said. Park rangers reported that the two fell while climbing the Freeblast route on th...More..

Jimmy Fallon gives surprise speech at Stoneman Douglas graduation
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Jimmy Fallon gives surprise speech at Stoneman Douglas graduation

The commencement marks the end of a school year beset by the unfathomable horror of the February 14 mass shooting and the grief that continues to overwhelm the community, but also the sense of pride in the scho...More..

6 people killed by erupting volcano in Guatemala
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

6 people killed by erupting volcano in Guatemala

Almost 33,000 locals from 17 villages had to flee for their safety after the volcano ejected lava and pyroclastic flows up to 600m down its slopes. The volcano is located some 25 miles south-west of Guatemala...More..

UK remembers London Bridge attack victims on 1st anniversary
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

UK remembers London Bridge attack victims on 1st anniversary

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain's resolve to "stand firm" against terrorism is stronger than ever, as the country marks a year since a deadly vehicle-and-knife attack on London Bridge. Tributes have a...More..

9 dead after refugee boat sinks off Turkey- coastguard
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

9 dead after refugee boat sinks off Turkey- coastguard

Migrants try to stay afloat after falling off their rubber dinghy during a rescue operation by the Malta-based NGO Migrant Offshore Aid Station (MOAS) ship in the central Mediterranean in worldwide waters some ...More..

PHOTO and VIDEO of Jordan Rocked by Protests Against Austerity Measures
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

PHOTO and VIDEO of Jordan Rocked by Protests Against Austerity Measures

Unions representing state and private sector employees said the government had caved in to International Monetary Fund demands and was widening the gap between rich and poor in the nation of 8 million people th...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Guatemala volcano: Dozens dead, injured or missing after Fuego volcano erupts

The volcano, about 40km (25 miles) south-west of the capital Guatemala City, has been spewing black smoke and ash into the sky. Guatemala's disaster agency said 3,100 people had evacuated nearby communities, ...More..

Israel Approves More Than 2000 Settlement Units in West Bank
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Israel Approves More Than 2000 Settlement Units in West Bank

According to Israeli organization Peace Now, 14,454 settlement units in the West Bank have been approved since US President Donald Trump took office, which is more than three times the amount that was approve...More..

by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Trump can pardon himself, says Giuliani

CNN legal analyst and former U.S. attorney Preet Bharara said Sunday on CNN's " State of the Union " that it "would be outrageous" for a sitting president to pardon himself . With the notion of pardoning th...More..

Dead whale in Thailand had 17 pounds of plastic in its stomach
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

Dead whale in Thailand had 17 pounds of plastic in its stomach

Thailand's Department of Marine and Coastal Resources found the whale last week in the south of the country, near the Malaysian border, unable to swim. Late in May , a pilot whale washed up clinging to life i...More..