Greeks kick off protests against Macedonia deal

Conservative New Democracy party leader Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who had brought the no-confidence motion, argued that a vote in favor of the government was a vote in favor of the name deal. "We have forces that are fighting for the future, we have force... More..

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Giuliani: Trump may issue pardons after Russia probe
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Giuliani: Trump may issue pardons after Russia probe

Giuliani suggested Friday that presidential pardons could be given to people caught up in the Mueller investigation. Giuliani said he would not be advising Trump on pardons, noting, "I shouldn't be involved...More..

Germany's foreign minister greets Muslims on Eid
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Germany's foreign minister greets Muslims on Eid

In his statement, King Salman said that he is congratulating Muslims from the vicinity of the Holy Kaaba on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. "On behalf of our family, Sophie and I extend our warmest wishes to all...More..

President Trump Responds to IG Report [with comment by Paul]
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

President Trump Responds to IG Report [with comment by Paul]

The Republican party - and Trump campaign - made such a huge stinkin' deal about Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, that any time a more serious scandal enveloped the r...More..

Intelligence Report Says Trump 'Retreated' From North Korea Deal
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Intelligence Report Says Trump 'Retreated' From North Korea Deal

Winston Churchill despised communism and Josef Stalin. I made the trip. Richard Nixon used to refuse to recognize what was once called Red China. "He's focused more on the optics than the policy, which is a t...More..

Angela Merkel precarious as Germany's refugee row intensifies
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Angela Merkel precarious as Germany's refugee row intensifies

Merkel argues that Germany must not take the sudden and unilateral step of rejecting asylum seekers at the border, which would add to the burden faced by frontline countries like Italy and Greece. internet ...More..

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Doctors Without Borders, who along with French charity SOS Mediterranee are treating migrants on board Aquarius , said two passengers drowned last weekend when the ship first encountered difficulties off Libya...More..

Blast in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar kills 10
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Blast in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar kills 10

The explosion came as previously unthinkable scenes of unarmed Taliban fighters celebrating Eid, often alongside Afghan security forces, played out in cities throughout the war-shattered country on Friday and a...More..

1 dead, 20 injured in shooting New Jersey arts festival
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

1 dead, 20 injured in shooting New Jersey arts festival

Some victims are undergoing surgery from the gunshot wounds in hospital, according to Trenton police Lieutenant Darren Zappley. He did not identify the fatality. They bandaged him up and whisked him away before...More..

Judge 'no choice' but to lock up Manafort
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Judge 'no choice' but to lock up Manafort

An 8 June indictment charged Mr Manafort and Konstantin Kilimnik , a Manafort aide and political operative with alleged ties to Russian intelligence, with tampering with witnesses about their past lobbying for...More..

New York Attorney General sues Trump and Trump Foundation
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

New York Attorney General sues Trump and Trump Foundation

She asked a state judge to dissolve the Trump Foundation in the filing, saying the president repeatedly misused the money within the nonprofit for his own use, including paying debts, according to a NY state in...More..

Trump slaps tariffs on China, triggering swift retaliation
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump slaps tariffs on China, triggering swift retaliation

The 25% tariff issued by the Chinese government includes everything from agricultural products, soybeans, corn, and wheat to beef, pork, poultry, and automobiles. "China's government is aggressively working t...More..

Trump falsely claims exoneration from report
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump falsely claims exoneration from report

Since Horowitz's report criticizes Comey , Trump's claim is superficially plausible. He said the texts between the agent and lawyer might not have been good, but the IG's office deemed there to be no evi...More..

Truck collision causes fire and spills Fireball
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Truck collision causes fire and spills Fireball

The Department of Transportation tweeted a photo of the crash, showing bottles of the syrupy booze scattered across the highway. The Department of Transportation said at least one person suffered non-life-t...More..

Theresa May vows action on upskirting after Tory MP blocks Bill
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Theresa May vows action on upskirting after Tory MP blocks Bill

A law which would have made it a criminal offence to take "upskirting" photos has been derailed after a single Conservative MP objected. Britain plans to ban "upskirting" - secretly taking pictures up women...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

"Disturbing" Video Shows Border Patrol Strike Man With SUV, Drive Away

The man who was struck, Paulo Remes, told the Arizona Daily Star that he was treated at a hospital for minor bruising after the collision. In 2003, the tribe says a border patrol agent ran over and killed a...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

2,000 children separated from parents in six weeks under Trump policy

Critics have expressed outrage at these policies, sharing upsetting stories of parents saying they had no idea they were being separated, of overcrowded conditions in detention centers , and, in at least one c...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms

On Friday, the Trump administration said it will impose a 25% tariff on $50 billion of Chinese exports. Friday's action follows an administration report in March that complained China had forced foreign c...More..

Seven injured in Moscow after taxi crashes into pedestrians
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Seven injured in Moscow after taxi crashes into pedestrians

Police have detained the taxi driver who had a Kyrgyz driving license, the Moscow traffic authority wrote on social media. Eight people were hurt and had been taken to hospital, Moscow city's healthcare d...More..

Italy Joins Trump in Resisting Canadian Trade
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Italy Joins Trump in Resisting Canadian Trade

The president's tweets were in response to Trudeau reiterating that Canada "will not be pushed around" and would proceed with retaliatory tariffs against USA steel and aluminum levies. On CETA, Kingston said th...More..

Woman cut from belly of giant python after she was eaten alive
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Woman cut from belly of giant python after she was eaten alive

In nearly all cases, the predator is a reticulated python (Python reticulatus), a species of python found in Southeast Asia. The villagers killed the snake and carried it to the village. They killed the anima...More..

Protesters rally against Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Protesters rally against Trump administration’s policy of separating immigrant families

Dismissing the emotional and psychological impacts of family separation, Kelly said children will "be taken care of-put into foster care or whatever ". "If you're smuggling a child, we're going to prosecute...More..

by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Trump says U.S. must pursue peace with North Korea ‘at all costs’

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he wished people would "sit up at attention" for him like North Koreans do for their leader Kim Jong Un , a joke that sparked instant outrage on social media and ca...More..

Sarah Sanders Incurs a Personal Attack in the Briefing Room
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Sarah Sanders Incurs a Personal Attack in the Briefing Room

However, speaking to CNN's Brooke Baldwin on Friday, Ryan admitted that in wake of a CBS report that Sanders is leaving the White House, she "feels bad" for her, especially since it seems a backstabber l...More..

No change on USA troop presence in South Korea: Seoul official
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

No change on USA troop presence in South Korea: Seoul official

The unnamed official issued the statement on Friday, even as Seoul acknowledged that there have been discussions with the U.S. about the possibility of suspending decades of joint military exercises, which Pyon...More..

New bilateral accord on Macedonia's name opens its door to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

New bilateral accord on Macedonia's name opens its door to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership

In 1993, the new country joined the United Nations under the provisional name the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Despite a strong police presence, the protest organized on social media was peaceful. H...More..

Moscow taxi collision injures eight people
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Moscow taxi collision injures eight people

Police have arrested the driver, who is from Kirguistan, despite his attempts to flee. Authorities say the driver lost control of the vehicle. A medical source cited by Interfax said none of the people hospit...More..

Argentine lawmakers approve bill to legalize abortion
by | Sunday, June 17, 2018

Argentine lawmakers approve bill to legalize abortion

But the bishops also pledged to review their social ministries to better attend to youths and women. The pre-vote debate took 19 hours, with several undecided lawmakers waiting till the last minute to state t...More..

Car bomb kills 26 during Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Car bomb kills 26 during Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan

Attaullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor of Nangarhar, confirmed a vehicle bomb was responsible for the attack in the town of Ghazi Aminullah Khan, on the main Torkham-Jalalabad road. For many ...More..

Australian PM to apologize for institutional child sexual abuse
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Australian PM to apologize for institutional child sexual abuse

The prime minister on Wednesday outlined the government's formal response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Canberra. Asked by reporters whether priests should reveal...More..

Seven World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashed into crowd
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Seven World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashed into crowd

Moscow's traffic management authority said the driver had a licence issued in Kyrgyzstan and had not driven into the crowd of people deliberately. Preliminary information indicated that the driver, who had a Ky...More..

Wisconsin Woman Charged with Hacking Facebook to Promote Islamic State
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Wisconsin Woman Charged with Hacking Facebook to Promote Islamic State

She had also kept a "virtual library of instructions on how to make bombs, biological weapons, poisons and suicide vests to assist self-proclaimed ISIS members and supporters in their attack planning ". She en...More..

Comfortable weather tonight before a heat wave moves in
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Comfortable weather tonight before a heat wave moves in

No rain, plenty of sunshine and higher humidity will make things very uncomfortable at sunrise and very hot by mid-afternoon! Those looking to cool off with a dip in Lake Michigan should remember that water t...More..

USA child migrants: 2000 separated from families in 6 weeks
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

USA child migrants: 2000 separated from families in 6 weeks

There is no law that requires parents be separated from their children at the border - but if parents in the United States are jailed, their children are split from them because the children are not themselves ...More..

Second deputy dies in shooting in Kansas
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Second deputy dies in shooting in Kansas

In a statement, David Alvey, mayor of the Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, said the city is saddened by the "senseless shootings" of the deputies. "Praying for Wyandotte County!" the Kans...More..