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Democrat hopeful Joe Biden hit with plagiarism accusation . . . again Democrat hopeful Joe Biden hit with plagiarism accusation . . . again
- June 07, 2019

Elizabeth Warren at 45%; Trump at 47% while Vermont Sen. "Reproductive rights are human rights, period. They should be nonnegotiable for all Democrats". Trump was the first Republican presidential candidate to carry MI since George H.W. Bush in 1988. "He has not at this point changed his position on the Hyde Amendment". (more...)
News Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr News Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr
- June 07, 2019

In the lead up to Eid traffic jams are common across Muslim-majority countries as families hurry to get home for the celebrations. This year, Eid-al-Fitr will be celebrated on June 5, 2019 , and Muslims across the globe get-together with their friends and family to celebrate the day. (more...)
Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows 'respect' Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows 'respect'
- June 06, 2019

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that the United States is seeking to "level the playing field" with China after what he calls decades of unfair trade practices . Speaking earlier on the sidelines of a U.S. It remains to be seen whether other European Union powers will follow President Trump's recent move to essentially blacklist the Chinese telecom giant from the USA market. (more...)
Iranian-Turkish anti-sanctions financial mechanism to be set up Iranian-Turkish anti-sanctions financial mechanism to be set up
- June 06, 2019

To a report released by Director General of International Atomic Energy Agency reaffirming Iran's obligations to fulfill the comprehensive agreement, he commented that the 15th consecutive report confirmed that Iran continued to fulfill the comprehensive agreement and cooperated fully with the institutions, agencies continue to monitor and verify the work carried out in an objective, neutral attitude, adding, "the Chinese side expresses high appreciation". (more...)
Wednesday. 9:06 am: American, British veterans recreate D-Day parachute drops Wednesday. 9:06 am: American, British veterans recreate D-Day parachute drops
- June 06, 2019

A 90-YEAR-OLD D-Day veteran jumped ahead of Ed Sheeran, Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift to top one of the UK's biggest singles charts. Parachutists are jumping over Normandy again, just as soldiers did 75 years ago for D-Day - but this time without being shot at. (more...)
The Trumps arrive at Buckingham Palace, meet the Queen The Trumps arrive at Buckingham Palace, meet the Queen
- June 06, 2019

The president and his wife Melania Trump were attending a state banquet at Buckingham Palace during his visit to the United Kingdom when the incident took place. "What absolute rubbish.queen has more manners and respect [sic]", wrote Lesley Hellings, while Aubrey Larose Briggs pointed out: "Except in a documentary on the queen, she said ruby was her favorite jewel". (more...)
New bans in place on U.S. citizens visiting Cuba New bans in place on U.S. citizens visiting Cuba
- June 05, 2019

The Treasury move banned "group people-to-people educational travel", a structure that allowed travel agencies to organise regular American tourists into "educational groups" who, on their visit to Cuba , would spend a certain amount of time in exchanges with Cubans. (more...)
At least 35 dead as Sudan troops move against democracy protesters At least 35 dead as Sudan troops move against democracy protesters
- June 05, 2019

There, a military council oversaw a turbulent and sometimes violent transition before army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi led the overthrow of Egypt's first freely elected president, Mohamed Mursi. Negotiations between protest leaders and Sudan's ruling military council have broken down, as the two sides have failed to agree on whether a planned transitional body would be headed by a civilian or a military figure. (more...)
CP NewsAlert: High Level fire evacuees allowed to go home CP NewsAlert: High Level fire evacuees allowed to go home
- June 04, 2019

Gagnon says is expected to join with another large fire. Environment Canada is warning of poor quality and reduced visibility. Click on the link to see the interactive smoke forecast. If you open the windows you may let in more polluted air. Those with homes that aren't air-conditioned should consider going to a public place such as a library, shopping mall or recreation centre, it stated. (more...)
Ducey Orders Flags At Half Mast To Honor Virginia Beach Victims Ducey Orders Flags At Half Mast To Honor Virginia Beach Victims
- June 04, 2019

Cervera cautioned that Craddock's motivations remain under investigation and said police are looking into his professional and personal life. Sandra McDonald, 54, an event planner and nanny who lives in Virginia Beach, said she supports the city's strong focus on the victims. (more...)
Golan Heights Ski Resort Releases VIDEO of Alleged Rocket Attack From Syria Golan Heights Ski Resort Releases VIDEO of Alleged Rocket Attack From Syria
- June 03, 2019

They also caused material damage, it said. They were killed in missile strikes close the to capital Damascus where Syrian regime's troops, Iranian forces and Hezbollah fighters are stationed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. (more...)
Mexican president optimistic about reaching agreement with United States on tariffs Mexican president optimistic about reaching agreement with United States on tariffs
- June 03, 2019

All of which, according to Trump, is possible with the application of tariffs . Trump announced Thursday that he would impose a 5% tax on all Mexican imports on June 10 - and raise it to 25% by October 1 - unless Mexico stopped a surge of Central American migrants into the US. (more...)
GOP Gerrymandering Expert Pushed Census Question GOP Gerrymandering Expert Pushed Census Question
- June 03, 2019

Supreme Court . The Supreme Court is set to decide on the legality of the controversial citizenship question on the upcoming 2020 census in the coming weeks, but a recent revelation in the files of a deceased former Republican party consultant could complicate the process. (more...)
President Donald Trump offers mixed messages on Russian Federation after Robert Mueller attack President Donald Trump offers mixed messages on Russian Federation after Robert Mueller attack
- June 03, 2019

Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller released a joint statement with Attorney General William Barr Wednesday evening; raising even more questions over his unusual press conference that fueled Democrats' calls for impeaching President Trump. (more...)
Call to ban cruise ships from Venice canal after tourist boat crash Call to ban cruise ships from Venice canal after tourist boat crash
- June 03, 2019

At least five people have reportedly been injured after a cruise ship plowed into a tourist boat and a dock on the busy Giudecca Canal in Venice, Italy . "What happened in the port of Venice is confirmation of what we have been saying for some time ", Italy's environment minister Sergio Costa wrote on Twitter. (more...)
Britons among eight climbers missing after Himalayas avalanche Britons among eight climbers missing after Himalayas avalanche
- June 02, 2019

The team included seven mountaineers from the United Kingdom, United States, and Australia, and were accompanied by a liaison officer from the Indian Institute of Mountaineering . "We wish them all the very best of luck and an incredible climb". The missing climbers are part of a private guided expedition led by British climber Martin Moran through his outfit Moran Mountain. (more...)
Iran tensions: Lessons from past gulf wars Iran tensions: Lessons from past gulf wars
- June 02, 2019

Iraq's President Barham Salih told Arab leaders gathered in Saudi Arabia that the security and stability of Iran is in the interest of Muslim and Arab states. In their closing statement read out by Aboul Gheit, the leaders demanded that the worldwide community "stand with all decisiveness and strength against any Iranian attempt to threaten energy security". (more...)
Authorities ID Virginia Beach shooter as Dewayne Craddock, longtime city employee Authorities ID Virginia Beach shooter as Dewayne Craddock, longtime city employee
- June 02, 2019

He was then briefed by local officials on the details of Friday's shooting. The identities of the victims have yet to be released, and there is still little information on the motive of the attack. Sheila Cook, who was in the court house building in the complex, told the local ABC affiliate Channel 13 NewsNow that she heard muffled gunshots but knew it wasn't in her building. (more...)
Police searching for missing girl say body of child found Police searching for missing girl say body of child found
- June 02, 2019

Various members of the extended family took turns blaming one another as suspicion of Maleah's mother, Brittany Bowens , intensified over whether she was being completely forthcoming. Maleah had been missing from Houston for almost a month before Derion Vence reportedly offered his confession, Fox 26 reported . "As for who and when, I don't know right now", he said . (more...)
Two Israelis Wounded in Palestinian Stabbing Attack in Jerusalem's Old City Two Israelis Wounded in Palestinian Stabbing Attack in Jerusalem's Old City
- June 02, 2019

Kushner was in Jerusalem on Friday as part of a Middle East tour to promote his proposal for the region. The union sees the proposed two-state approach as the " only realistic way " to reach - and maintain - peace between Israel and Palestine. (more...)
Malaysia PM proposes common Asia trading currency Malaysia PM proposes common Asia trading currency
- June 01, 2019

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, whose election a year ago was seen by many as a rebuke of China's growing influence in the region, did not hold back in his support of Beijing's view on this issue. But to have a fleet here, a very aggressive fleet here, is not something that is going to stabilise the area". Maybe there is ground for condemnation, "but I think that is not the way to go. (more...)
And northern Ontario, thousands displaced as wildfires rage And northern Ontario, thousands displaced as wildfires rage
- June 01, 2019

So when it comes to your safety, our second Meteorologist Michael Kuss says you don't have to worry as there are very small traces of wildfire smoke in the air. "Smoke is a huge factor in this challenge for not only for health reasons but for the wildland firefighters on the ground". Yellowknife could take another big gulp of wildfire smoke on Saturday, forecasts suggested, as Highway 1 to Alberta reopened . (more...)
Labour's Corbyn: Real danger of no-deal Brexit Labour's Corbyn: Real danger of no-deal Brexit
- June 01, 2019

If the YouGov poll was followed through in a General Election - Labour would win the most seats due to constituency boundaries, but not a have a majority in the Commons. and crash out with no deal", he said. If approved, humble addresses are considered to be binding on the House. The Labour leader, who has come under mounting pressure to back another poll, ruled out a rerun of the 2016 referendum. (more...)
Louisiana Passes Bill Banning Abortion Once Fetal Heartbeat Is Detected Louisiana Passes Bill Banning Abortion Once Fetal Heartbeat Is Detected
- June 01, 2019

Gov. John Bel Edwards , a Democrat, said he plans to sign the bill . "When I ran for governor, I said that I was pro-life, and so that's something that's consistent". The measure bars abortions once there's a detectable fetal heartbeat, as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. Abortion-rights supporters take part in a protest in St. (more...)
Tornadoes hit Kansas, Pennsylvania as storms sweep across US Tornadoes hit Kansas, Pennsylvania as storms sweep across US
- June 01, 2019

No one was killed by the powerful twister , surrounded by a mile-wide sheet of rain, that hugged the ground in northeast Kansas for more than an hour. The largest tornado reported so far was an EF-4 with peak winds reaching an estimated 170 miles per hour. Add Tornadoes as an passion to take care of up prior to now on basically the most modern Tornadoes news, video, and diagnosis from ABC Data. (more...)
US Tariffs on Chinese Products 'Having Devastating Effect' for Beijing US Tariffs on Chinese Products 'Having Devastating Effect' for Beijing
- June 01, 2019

The latest target of Beijing's ire was comments by Trump stating that the U.S. tariffs have had a "devastating effect" on the Chinese economy. When asked if China will take restrictive measures against Apple, similar to US measures against Huawei, Gao reiterated that the legitimate rights and interests of all the foreign companies doing business in China are protected by the Chinese government. (more...)
Helping Russia help Trump is precisely what Trump did Helping Russia help Trump is precisely what Trump did
- June 01, 2019

Trump also said Mueller, who is a Republican, should have investigated law enforcement officials whom the president claims tried to undermine him. "His word is 'impeach, '" tweeted Rep. Smith said the overall effect, "whether for the good or bad or by design or not", is that this has overtaken discussion of the Mueller report. Napolitano expressed that he would like to see Mueller and Barr testify publicly in a "dramatic" hearing before Congress. (more...)
Search continues for survivors after tourist boat crash kills seven in Budapest Search continues for survivors after tourist boat crash kills seven in Budapest
- May 31, 2019

Majority were family groups and they included a six-year-old girl. The Very Good Tour agency, a South Korean tour firm, said most of the people aboard had been part of an organised tour party, which had set off despite the weather. "I wouldn't say there is no hope, rather that there is a minimal chance (of finding survivors)", Pal Gyorfi, a spokesman for the Hungarian national ambulance service, told the M1 state broadcaster. (more...)
Trump denies ordering military to move USS John McCain ‘out of sight’ Trump denies ordering military to move USS John McCain ‘out of sight’
- May 31, 2019

The Wall Street Journal , which first reported the story, said Shanahan was aware of concern about the ship's name and "approved measures to ensure it didn't interfere with the president's visit". The email also had another directive, which was "USS John McCain needs to be out of sight ", and asking officials to "please confirm" that the directive "will be satisfied". (more...)
USS John McCain kept 'out of sight' for President Trump's Japan visit USS John McCain kept 'out of sight' for President Trump's Japan visit
- May 31, 2019

McCain between the White House Military Office and an officer with the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet ahead of Trump's trip. "I don't know what happened". "Sailors on the ship, who typically wear caps bearing its name, were given the day off during Mr Trump's visit, people familiar with the matter said". (more...)
Charging president 'not an option we could consider': Mueller Charging president 'not an option we could consider': Mueller
- May 30, 2019

He noted a long-standing legal opinion that a president "cannot be charged with a federal crime while he is in office". Seth Moulton, one of the presidential candidates said, "Mueller did his job". In a clear reference to impeachment , Mueller said that Justice Department policy "says that the Constitution requires a process other than the criminal justice system to formally accuse a sitting president of wrongdoing". (more...)
Trump supporters start building US-Mexico wall Trump supporters start building US-Mexico wall
- May 30, 2019

Perea also said that the wall was taller than the 6-foot height limit for walls constructed within city limits. ". This new wall is the first of more to come, and we couldn't of [sic] done it without your gracious donations". On Monday , Kolfage announced in another post that a section of the border wall that his company had been working on in New Mexico was "nearly complete". (more...)
Tornado touches down in Pennsylvania, severe thunderstorm warning remains in NY Tornado touches down in Pennsylvania, severe thunderstorm warning remains in NY
- May 30, 2019

Homes outside the city's limits were "all gone", Mayor Brian Christenson told CNN. ( Updated at 10:40 a.m.) Weather officials are assessing the damage from Tuesday night's long-track tornado through eastern Kansas and expect to have an estimate of how strong it was later Wednesday. (more...)
Trump declares ‘case closed’ after Robert Mueller comments Trump declares ‘case closed’ after Robert Mueller comments
- May 30, 2019

Mr. Mueller did say, however, that he could not exonerate the president. "That's unconstitutional", Mueller said. The Attorney-General was asked whether the opinion from the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel (referred to by Mueller above) was the reason Mueller didn't charge Trump with a crime. (more...)
Pro-Brexit 'Hottest Conservative' Watched EU Election in UK Nightclub Pro-Brexit 'Hottest Conservative' Watched EU Election in UK Nightclub
- May 30, 2019

The Foreign Secretary, who is among 10 MPs vying to be the next prime minister, said a failure to solve Brexit could ruin the end of the Conservatives and warned the "biggest risk" to delivering on the referendum was a general election . "Political suicide actually lies in not having a clean break from the European Union and not leaving on the 31 October", McVey responded on Twitter. (more...)
China says 'mutual respect' needed for any trade talks with US China says 'mutual respect' needed for any trade talks with US
- May 29, 2019

His praise of the company followed a question he was asked about whether he thought China hitting at Apple might be a kind of ace in the hole for the government, given how important a market China is for Apple. The CEO does not hide his opinion of Trump, whom he previously called "a great president". "We have stolen tomorrow's American technology". Trump said businesses were leaving China for countries without tariffs, including the US and Asian neighbors including Japan. (more...)
Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Fetal Remains Law Against Planned Parenthood Challenge Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Fetal Remains Law Against Planned Parenthood Challenge
- May 29, 2019

Thomas said the court would have to face the issue eventually. The court denied cert on the second issue, leaving the lower court's decision to block that provision in place. "Tragically, many states do not ensure that the bodies of miscarried, stillborn or aborted infants are treated with dignity". The justices' decision to uphold the law is a departure from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, which previously dubbed it unconstitutional. (more...)
European elections: Britain's Brexit Party win raises no-deal prospect European elections: Britain's Brexit Party win raises no-deal prospect
- May 28, 2019

In terms of the overall vote share, the vote for hard Brexit parties - the Brexit Party and UKIP - amounted to 34.9%, while the vote for pro-Remain parties totaled 41.5%. The next deadline for Britain to leave the European Union comes up on October 31, Farage pointed out, and "that date will become a bigger and bigger factor in people's minds as these next five months go by". (more...)
Judge Rejects Trump Effort to Block Deutsche Bank Subpoena Judge Rejects Trump Effort to Block Deutsche Bank Subpoena
- May 28, 2019

Wells Fargo and TD Bank have turned over President Donald Trump's financial records to the House Financial Services Committee . The president's lawyers say that the subpoena's demands serve no legitimate legislative objective and that lawmakers are overstepping their authority to conduct investigations. (more...)
Deadly fire engulfs Surat building, many jump off to escape Deadly fire engulfs Surat building, many jump off to escape
- May 27, 2019

Butani has been arrested by police. "There has been an incident of fire in Surat's coaching class in which small kids have died". In February, no fewer than 17 people died in a fire that broke out at a hotel in the national capital New Delhi . (more...)