Congolese ex-Vice President Bemba acquitted of war crimes on appealNaija247news

Bemba was found guilty in 2016 of crimes committed in the neighbouring Central African Republic (CAR) in 2002-2003. He denied responsibility for the crimes. "The decision to acquit Jean-Pierre Bemba Gombo is an important reminder that worldwide justi... More..

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Air strikes kill at least 44 in Syria's Idlib: Monitor
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Air strikes kill at least 44 in Syria's Idlib: Monitor

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said the toll was rising because more bodies had been found under the rubble of houses destroyed in the air strikes. Conflicting figures in the aftermath of attacks in Syria a...More..

UN chief calls for stopping ocean plastic waste
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

UN chief calls for stopping ocean plastic waste

Say no to plastic The same old rule, plastic is hazardous to the environment , and it can really take the sheen away from this handsome world. The average "working life" of a plastic grocery bag is 15...More..

Trudeau, Trump continue fight on trade after Trump leaves G7
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trudeau, Trump continue fight on trade after Trump leaves G7

The president warned America would win any trade war if they tried to retaliate against new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum . "And we charge nothing", Trump said. Despite all of the tough talk, the pres...More..

British high court rejects challenge to Northern Ireland abortion laws
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

British high court rejects challenge to Northern Ireland abortion laws

But that revolution has not resulted in any legal change next door in Northern Ireland , where women can still only terminate a pregnancy if it poses a serious risk to their life or health. As such, the court ...More..

NY Governor Asks for Federal Probe of Detained Pizza Man
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

NY Governor Asks for Federal Probe of Detained Pizza Man

A lawyer for Pablo Villavicencio said he's seeking an immediate stay of removal on "humanitarian grounds" so he can pursue a pending application for a Green Card to remain in the United States as a permanent ...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump threatens US allies on trade as he exits G7 summit

The Prime minister's spokesman tweeting that what Trudeau said wasn't anything he hadn't already said to Trump himself. Trump also slammed Trudeau for "making false statements" and accused him of being " me...More..

Muhammad Ali's lawyer responds to Trump: 'A pardon is unnecessary'
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Muhammad Ali's lawyer responds to Trump: 'A pardon is unnecessary'

He eventually appealed his conviction , and the US Supreme Court overturned the conviction in 1971 in a unanimous ruling that found the Department of Justice had improperly told the draft board that Ali's ...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

G7 commits to 'rules-based trading system' despite tensions with US

President Donald Trump defiantly brandished his "America First" agenda. After departing from the Quebec summit for Singapore, Trump tweeted that Trudeau's remarks at a news conference, where he said C...More..

Palestinian man shot dead for throwing stone at IDF soldier
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Palestinian man shot dead for throwing stone at IDF soldier

Iran does not recognize Israel and supports anti-Israeli terror groups such as Hamas, which rules Gaza and openly calls for Israel's destruction; Lebanon's Hezbollah, as well as militia forces that have carri...More..

Efforts to Change Trump's Tariff Policies Sour G7 Mood
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Efforts to Change Trump's Tariff Policies Sour G7 Mood

It was all smiles during a photo opportunity at the G7 Summit . "Canadians are polite and reasonable but we will also not be pushed around". Fox Business contributors James Freeman and Kristina Partsinevelos...More..

First lady's office pushes back against Giuliani on Stormy Daniels comment
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

First lady's office pushes back against Giuliani on Stormy Daniels comment

Trump denies the allegation. Giuliani said during a news conference in Israel this week that while he respected "all human beings", he holds a lower level of respect for Daniels , because of her profession...More..

Bill Clinton is making a stop at Cobb Energy Centre on Wednesday
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Bill Clinton is making a stop at Cobb Energy Centre on Wednesday

The discussion was prompted by a recent interview on NBC's " Today " show between Mr. Clinton and reporter Craig Melvin. "I think it's a good thing that we should all have higher standards". "Well, in general...More..

Trump turns tables on G7 allies with free trade `proclamation'
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump turns tables on G7 allies with free trade `proclamation'

Mr. Trump said he stood up his G7 allies who were angry over US steel and aluminum tariffs imposed against Canada , Europe and Mexico . "Canadians are polite, we're reasonable, but we also will not be pus...More..

Republicans Avoided a Revolt on Immigration. But the Fighting Isn’t Over
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Republicans Avoided a Revolt on Immigration. But the Fighting Isn’t Over

The premise of the Villaraigosa campaign was to tack toward the center of California's political spectrum, embracing targeted government assistance and a liberal immigration policy, while pumping the brakes on ...More..

Readmit Russia to G7, US President Donald Trump says to world leaders
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Readmit Russia to G7, US President Donald Trump says to world leaders

They didn't tell you that, did they? Donald Tusk, the European Council President, said he had a "very good meeting, very promising meeting". President Donald Trump arrives for the G7 Summit , Friday, Jun...More..

Trump Leaves G-7 Summit With A Call To End 'Unfair' Trade
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump Leaves G-7 Summit With A Call To End 'Unfair' Trade

At least on paper everything went smooth. Copies that begin "We, the Leaders of the G7" were distributed in the press room stamped "Approved". Trump was quick to respond to Trudeau's announcement in a Twit...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump exits G7 with trade warning: Retaliatory tariffs would be 'mistake'

Distribution was delayed for a couple of hours; Trump tweeted his withdrawal at about the same time. President Donald Trump talks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during the Women's Entrepreneu...More..

Defector explains what North Koreans don't know about the world
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Defector explains what North Koreans don't know about the world

U.S. President Donald Trump departs from the G7 summit in the Charlevoix city of La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada , June 9, 2018 . Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump were seen having a grand old time in Singapo...More..

UN sanctions six human traffickers in Libya in global first
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

UN sanctions six human traffickers in Libya in global first

In recent years, Libya has emerged as a major route for migrants hoping to make the trek to Europe. "Today's sanctions send a strong message that the global community is united in seeking accountability for p...More..

President Trump: North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Has a ‘One-Time Shot’
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

President Trump: North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un Has a ‘One-Time Shot’

Kim Jong-un, meanwhile, is pursuing a long-sought North Korean demand for a treaty that may be aimed at getting U.S. troops off the Korean Peninsula and, eventually, paving the way for a North Korean-led unif...More..

Putnam: Background checks were done; my office didn't check them
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Putnam: Background checks were done; my office didn't check them

A spokesman for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, which oversees the Division of Licensing, said that that NICS was only consulted for "non-criminal disqualifying offenses" and that the depar...More..

Trump to face tough crowd at G-7 amid tariff fight
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Trump to face tough crowd at G-7 amid tariff fight

The White House recently confirmed President Trump is considering separate trade deals with Canada and Mexico rather than a new NAFTA deal. "Business confidence is booming". "It appeared the G7 meeting in J...More..

Here are Official Voter Turnout Numbers in the Ontario Election
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Here are Official Voter Turnout Numbers in the Ontario Election

Thunder Bay-Superior North returning officer Julio Gomes said the quickest way for voters to cast their ballots is to bring the voter information card received in the mail, though it is not required. It's also ...More..

Retailers Welcome Congressional Move To Rein In Tariffs
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Retailers Welcome Congressional Move To Rein In Tariffs

Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who was one of a handful of Senate Republicans who met with President Trump Wednesday to talk trade, said . Senators, particularly from farm states, have lobbied Trump for months agai...More..

Recriminations in Guatemala as Volcano Death Toll Reaches 99
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Recriminations in Guatemala as Volcano Death Toll Reaches 99

Officials are crossing-checking census data with aerial photos of homes, registers of people in shelters and lists of the missing and injured, Cabanas said. In his words: "Nobody is going to be able to get them...More..

by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Angela Merkel's photo of Donald Trump at G7 drew a big response

Since Trump's been somewhat isolated during the summit - between disagreeing on tariffs and trade barriers, suggesting the group reinstate Russian Federation back into the meetings, and LEAVING EARLY (prior t...More..

Donald Trump to leave G7 early, tensions high after 'rant' over trade
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Donald Trump to leave G7 early, tensions high after 'rant' over trade

G7 leaders had meant to use the summit to confront Trump on the tariffs, which they have described as protectionist and a threat to the global economy. Despite smiles and jokes for the cameras, the tension amon...More..

Mail on Sunday editor Geordie Greig to take over at Daily Mail
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Mail on Sunday editor Geordie Greig to take over at Daily Mail

He is reportedly Britain's best-paid newspaper editor, earning nearly £2.5m past year, with the Mail selling an average of 1.28 million copies a day despite a sharp fall in newspaper sales. In a statement, Da...More..

Merkel doesn't see readmission of Russia to G-7
by | Sunday, June 10, 2018

Merkel doesn't see readmission of Russia to G-7

Those words, spoken at a beer-tent election rally, were a reaction to Trump hectoring European leaders for not spending enough on defense at a North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit in Brussels. "Of course I...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Harry and Meghan join Queen on palace balcony after Trooping the Colour

The parade is held to mark the official birthday of the Sovereign. Click through the gallery to see the most stylish looks donned by the royals at 2018's Trooping the Colour . It's Queen Elizabeth II's spe...More..

Taliban agree to three-day unprecedented Eid ceasefire with Afghan forces
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Taliban agree to three-day unprecedented Eid ceasefire with Afghan forces

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced a weeklong cease-fire with the Taliban to coincide with the holiday. "We have asked for Pakistan's assistance in facilitating a peace process and we have ...More..

Donald Trump To Miss Environmental Talks At G7 Summit In Canada
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Donald Trump To Miss Environmental Talks At G7 Summit In Canada

He blamed past world leaders, including past presidents, for that situation, but said the current crew - including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - now know that the "gig is up". The Canadian government offi...More..

Australian ‘high roller’ arrested at Canada casino
by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Australian ‘high roller’ arrested at Canada casino

According to the RCMP, Jin is a "high roller" and now the subject of investigations into money laundering in Australia, United States, Macau, and Singapore . The woman was referred for examination by CBSA bord...More..

by | Saturday, June 09, 2018

Trump delivers a shout-out to Gardner’s pot bill

Trump was asked about a bill introduced Thursday by Sens. "I support Sen. Gardner". The bill represents the latest loop in a roller-coaster relationship Gardner has had with marijuana and the Trump admi...More..