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Worshippers in safety hats attend Notre-Dame's first mass since fire Worshippers in safety hats attend Notre-Dame's first mass since fire
- June 18, 2019

The annual Dedication Mass commemorated the cathedral's consecration as a place of worship. Worshippers will be expected to don hard hats but priests will be wearing their ceremonial garb. The reality on the ground is that work has been continuing around the clock for weeks and, with no legal financial mechanism in place to pay the workers, the cathedral has been reliant on the charity foundation to fund the first phase of reconstruction. (more...)
Year Old Bitten by Shark at Bald Head Island Year Old Bitten by Shark at Bald Head Island
- June 18, 2019

This is the second attack in the state in the last two weeks. An 8-year-old boy is recovering after being bitten by a shark at Bald Head Island Sunday afternoon. According to the USA Today article, there have been two other shark attacks orf the coast of North Carolina and the surrounding area just in June. (more...)
President Trump: Don McGahn's testimony does not matter because it's false President Trump: Don McGahn's testimony does not matter because it's false
- June 17, 2019

He continued: "But of course you do that". The things that happen in business that might be acceptable, when you're a public official taking an oath of office are not acceptable. Any foreign contribution of "money or other thing of value" violates USA campaign finance law. Although many Republicans avoided calling out the president's remarks, GOP Representative Adam Kinzinger admitted on CNN on Saturday evening that "privately" they "agree" the comments were wrong. (more...)
Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with US Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with US
- June 17, 2019

Rouhani told Russian, Chinese and other leaders at the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia that it would continue to scale back its compliance with commitments outlined in the nuclear deal unless "other countries contribute to the survival of this important agreement". (more...)
Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar Trump eyes former immigration official as his border czar
- June 17, 2019

Trump said Homan would probably be based out of the White House but would spend much of his time at the U.S. -Mexico border, where there has been a surge of Central American migrant families. Immigration rights groups have slammed to possible " safe third country " agreement, saying that it would endanger asylum seekers by requiring them to make their claims in a country experiencing high levels of violence. (more...)
Trump makes a splash with 'Prince of Whales' Twitter gaffe Trump makes a splash with 'Prince of Whales' Twitter gaffe
- June 17, 2019

Relating to his fresh United Kingdom thunder seek the advice of with, the president before all the pieces wrote on Twitter: "I meet and seek the advice of with "foreign governments" daily". The title Prince of Wales is historically bestowed on the heir to the British throne, Wales being one among the four worldwide locations that discover up the United Kingdom, alongside with England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. (more...)
Edesur: Power restored to 1.5 million Argentines Edesur: Power restored to 1.5 million Argentines
- June 17, 2019

The Argentinian company later said it had started the "normalization process, which will require several hours". A major power outage has left parts of Argentina and neighbouring Uruguay in the dark (Getty) A sign, which usually displays the price of various types of gas electronically, stands without power during a blackout , in Buenos Aires. (more...)
'He Had a Gun Drawn': Parents Arrested With 2 Young Children 'He Had a Gun Drawn': Parents Arrested With 2 Young Children
- June 17, 2019

Officers located the vehicle at an apartment complex about a mile away and claim the "male driver" told officers he had stolen a package of underwear, which he had thrown out the window, and that he was driving with a suspended license. Authorities said the incident is under investigation. The incident report states that on May 27 (not May 29, as the couple has previously said), Phoenix police officers responded to an unrelated shoplifting call at the Family Dollar on North 36th Street. (more...)
Race for UK's PM heats up Race for UK's PM heats up
- June 16, 2019

The former Foreign Secretary said it is "perfectly realistic" to renegotiate the Withdrawal Agreement to allow the United Kingdom to leave the European Union in October. A campaign spokesman for Mr Stewart added the next leader must demonstrate they have the capability to "win back old voters and win over new audiences". (more...)
A few storms ending tonight, more for the weekend! A few storms ending tonight, more for the weekend!
- June 16, 2019

A 40-percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 7 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. This weekend will remain five to 10 degrees below normal with chances of rain Friday night and then again Sunday night . Father's Day continues the trend of mostly cloudy skies and the risk for a scattered shower or two. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. Sunny, with a high near 86. (more...)
Kolkata doctors protest spreads to Delhi & Mumbai Kolkata doctors protest spreads to Delhi & Mumbai
- June 16, 2019

The Residents' Doctor Association, AIIMS, Bhubaneswar said in a press release, that it was disheartened and saddened at the grievous crime against the medical fraternity of West Bengal. Doctors in several other places across the country have been protesting to show solidarity with their counterparts in West Bengal, who had stopped work on Tuesday. (more...)
Gee: The one Father’s Day I will always remember Gee: The one Father’s Day I will always remember
- June 16, 2019

The results published this week in the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health show that many dads are having a harder time than we might realise when it comes to doing the right thing in the eyes of others. But it's one of the most important areas for parents to find common ground. Survey co-director Sarah Clark, University of MI, was quoted as saying, "Addressing a child's misbehaviour is one of the greatest challenges of parenting, and parents aren't always on the ... (more...)
Gujarat Remains on High Alert Even After Vayu Changes Course Gujarat Remains on High Alert Even After Vayu Changes Course
- June 15, 2019

Karachi Commissioner Iftikhar Shallwani on Wednesday chaired meeting to review arrangements before predicted cyclone approaching towards Karachi coast and directed all concerned authorities to prepare for expected winds or heat wave in the city. (more...)
PM stays seated as other leaders stand at summit PM stays seated as other leaders stand at summit
- June 15, 2019

With all three nations being the members of SCO, the ongoing trade war between the USA and China, as well as American sanctions against Iran, could also be discussed. Modi said that "at a time when the world economy is rapidly changing, we need to look at the opportunities of the economic partnership between the two countries". (more...)
China: Scientists unearth earliest signs of cannabis smoking China: Scientists unearth earliest signs of cannabis smoking
- June 15, 2019

But most cannabis back then, including the kind you'd find in the wild, was low in tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, the psychoactive ingredient we associate with being stoned. Much to their surprise, these extracts provided an exact match for cannabis' chemical structure. Other evidence for cannabis use has shown up at burial grounds further north in China and in the Altai mountains of Russian Federation. (more...)
Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest Russia Police Detain More Than 400 At Moscow Journalist Protest
- June 15, 2019

Hundreds of of us possess been detained at a Moscow rally anxious punishment for police who detained an anti-corruption journalist. The case against the reporter, Ivan Golunov , was dramatically dropped by Russia's minister of internal affairs this week, but protesters said they wanted the police officers responsible for his arrest to be prosecuted. (more...)
Hong Kong's last stand - The Signal Hong Kong's last stand - The Signal
- June 14, 2019

A police officer checks the bag of a pedestrian following a day of violence over an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial, in Hong Kong, China June 13, 2019 . "This is a sensitive issue, with potentially far-reaching consequences for Hong Kong and its people, for European Union and foreign citizens, as well as for business confidence", it said in a statement . (more...)
Shops reopen as Sudan generals, protesters agree to talk Shops reopen as Sudan generals, protesters agree to talk
- June 14, 2019

Activists first began reporting shutdowns the day of the crackdown, preventing activists from reporting critical information about the situation in Sudan , the global rights organization said. The protest movement itself said in a statement that it was calling on people "to resume work from Wednesday". Sudanese rebel leader Yasir Arman has said he and two comrades have been forcibly deported from Khartoum , on the second day of a nationwide civil disobedience campaign by protesters. (more...)
US Air Force halts Turkish F-35 pilot training amid Russian Federation dispute US Air Force halts Turkish F-35 pilot training amid Russian Federation dispute
- June 13, 2019

Washington says Ankara can not have both. Turkish officials have told the daily Hurriyet newspaper that Turkey's stance on the S-400 missile defence deal with Russian Federation remains unchanged, with the remarks being made in response to a question about U.S. (more...)
2nd arrest made in shooting of David Ortiz 2nd arrest made in shooting of David Ortiz
- June 13, 2019

Police have detained multiple suspects, including one who was beat up by some bystanders as he tried to escape the scene. Garcia was captured and beaten by a crowd of people at the bar after Sunday's shooting, according to Dominican National Police director Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte. (more...)
Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat on June 13 Cyclone Vayu to hit Gujarat on June 13
- June 13, 2019

After India's home minister, Amit Shah, held a meeting today with government and military officials, air force planes carried 39 National Disaster Response Force teams to the western coast. Nayara Energy, owned by a consortium led by Russia's Rosneft, said it was monitoring the situation and also taking precautionary measures at its Gujarat refinery. (more...)
Former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari arrested in money laundering case Former Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari arrested in money laundering case
- June 12, 2019

On Monday, former president and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari surrendered himself to a team of the NAB after the Islamabad High Court (IHC) rejected his and his sibling Faryal Talpur's pre-arrest bail plea in the money laundering case. (more...)
Women’s World Cup opening match garners 10m viewers Women’s World Cup opening match garners 10m viewers
- June 12, 2019

France skipper Amandine Henry controlled the midfield with a firm grip and deft touch, while strikers Eugenie Le Sommer and Delphine Cascarino were constant threats. This has undoubtedly landed them authoritatively in Group A of the Federation Internationale de Football Association extravaganza. "Nowadays, there are eight or nine teams who can be world champions. (more...)
One dead and six injured in Dallas crane collapse amid severe thunderstorms One dead and six injured in Dallas crane collapse amid severe thunderstorms
- June 12, 2019

The crane fell onto the Elan City Lights apartment complex, which left a large hole in the east side of the building and landed on an adjacent parking garage, CNN quoted Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesperson Jason Evans as saying. Most of the crane collapses that have been dealt with, Evans said, involve the crane collapsing onto itself or onto a building that's vacant or under construction. (more...)
Kim Jong Un's half-brother was Central Intelligence Agency informant before his assassination Kim Jong Un's half-brother was Central Intelligence Agency informant before his assassination
- June 12, 2019

North Korea continues to carry out state killings as a way of intimidating its citizens, campaigners said on Tuesday, although the number of executions may be declining in the face of mounting worldwide pressure. The newspaper cited an unnamed "person knowledgeable about the matter" for the claim and said many details of Kim Jong Nam's relationship with the United States spy agency remained unclear. (more...)
Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico
- June 12, 2019

Ebrard said Lopez Obrador would discuss the deal during his morning news conference. If implemented, the tariffs would have been disruptive at a time when USA growth is perhaps slowing, been an economic gut-punch to an allied country whose stability is important to us, and probably precipitated a congressional revolt against the policy. (more...)
Trump Threatens China Tariffs if Xi Jinping Refuses to Meet Trump Threatens China Tariffs if Xi Jinping Refuses to Meet
- June 12, 2019

When Donald Trump first floated the idea of imposing tariffs on Chinese goods as retaliation for China's long history of illegal trade practices, many so-called experts doubted that the president's bold tactic would succeed. "Had a Democrat gotten in., China would have caught us", he said. You'd have auto plants going up all over the country, and there would be no tariff. (more...)
Iranian FM condemns U.S. war posture Iranian FM condemns U.S. war posture
- June 11, 2019

TEHRAN: Iran´s foreign minister warned Monday of the consequences of waging "economic war" against the Islamic republic through U.S. sanctions, saying those conducting and supporting it could not expect to "remain safe". Diplomats say the system is unlikely to have much impact on commercial trade with Iran but could be used for humanitarian transactions that are permitted under U.S. (more...)
Governor Cuomo confirms casualties in Midtown Manhattan helicopter crash Governor Cuomo confirms casualties in Midtown Manhattan helicopter crash
- June 11, 2019

He said when alarms went off, security told people to evacuate the building via the stairs and not the elevators. The only indication was a helicopter had to do an emergency or a hard landing, or crashed onto the rooftop of the building, causing a fire. (more...)
Passenger opens plane emergency exit, mistaking it for the toilet Passenger opens plane emergency exit, mistaking it for the toilet
- June 11, 2019

Manchester Airport declined to comment on the incident, said CNN. The emergency chute on the Pakistan International Airlines flight was deployed at Manchester Airport last Friday night. In this case, 38 of the passengers volunteered to be placed on a later flight. However, he said that the offloaded passengers were provided transportation and hotel accommodation. (more...)
Mexico’s President ‘Optimistic’ That Negotiations With U.S. Will Stop Tariffs Mexico’s President ‘Optimistic’ That Negotiations With U.S. Will Stop Tariffs
- June 11, 2019

Mexico's president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, spoke at a unity rally on Saturday evening, just hours after coming to an agreement with the USA avoiding tariffs on Mexican goods. Trump called the surge of arrivals a crisis and declared a national emergency in February to secure funds to build a wall on the border with Mexico. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he's optimistic Mexico will reach a deal with the U.S.to halt tariffs and will detail his stance on the threat from ... (more...)
Gove pleads for 'second chance' after admitting cocaine use Gove pleads for 'second chance' after admitting cocaine use
- June 10, 2019

The former Work and Pensions Secretary has become the latest Tory leadership candidate to admit to having taken drugs, after Rory Stewart apologised for previously taking opium and Michael Gove saying he "deeply regrets" taking cocaine more than two decades ago. (more...)
G20 finance officials pledge to protect global growth G20 finance officials pledge to protect global growth
- June 10, 2019

They added that despite the risks, global growth appeared to be stabilizing and was expected to pick up later this year and next year. -China trade tensions for downgraded economic outlooks this week. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he did not see any impact on US growth from the trade conflict, and that the government would take steps to protect consumers from higher tariffs. (more...)
Sand Fire in Northern California causes evacutions Sand Fire in Northern California causes evacutions
- June 10, 2019

But conditions improved, allowing the utility to begin restoring power to those customers, Pasion said. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. shut off the power to selected regions to guard against wildfires. The Ranch Fire, the largest wildfire in California history in terms of acres burned, was caused by a spark or hot metal fragment that came from a hammer driving a metal stake into the ground, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. (more...)
US, Mexico hammer out deal to avoid tariffs in migration row US, Mexico hammer out deal to avoid tariffs in migration row
- June 10, 2019

An analysis published by the Brookings Institution last week said that the tariff would have proven costly, both for Mexico and the United States. Lamy said he believed there was "absolutely no doubt" that the WTO would have found in favour of Mexico if Lopez Obrador had asked the trade body to arbitrate the tariff dispute with Trump, a process he said would have taken around two years for a definitive ruling. (more...)
Mexico talks: Agreement to avoid tariffs reached, says Trump Mexico talks: Agreement to avoid tariffs reached, says Trump
- June 09, 2019

Mexico has also agreed to take "unprecedented steps to increase enforcement to curb irregular migration", including the deployment of the Mexican National Guard throughout the country, especially on its southern border with Guatemala. Mexico is the second-biggest source of U.S. imports. Trump made the announcement only hours after returning from Europe and following several days of intense and sometimes hard negotiations between officials from the two countries in Washington. (more...)
Authorities Believe Engaged Maryland Couple Found Dead In DR Resort Is ‘Unusual’ Authorities Believe Engaged Maryland Couple Found Dead In DR Resort Is ‘Unusual’
- June 09, 2019

McCoy says she's not surprised - she stayed at a different resort but says in all it cost $20,000 dollars to get her husband home. She could not be revived, despite her doctor-husband performing CPR. The causes of death for the engaged couple, Edward Nathaniel Holmes and Cynthia Ann Day , was determined to be respiratory failure and fluid accumulation in their lungs. (more...)
Huawei signs deal to develop 5G in Russian Federation Huawei signs deal to develop 5G in Russian Federation
- June 09, 2019

The deal will see "the development of 5G technologies and the pilot launch of fifth-generation networks in 2019-2020", MTS, which serves 78 million mobile users in Russian Federation, said in a statement. "(We) believe that in the near future, China's 5G will lead the world", Huawei said on Weibo. Since a year ago, 5G trials have been conducted in Chinese cities ahead of plans to deploy the technology across the country in 2020, and now the government has given the green light. (more...)
Guests Of Dominican Republic Hotel Where Black Couple Died Warn Travelers Guests Of Dominican Republic Hotel Where Black Couple Died Warn Travelers
- June 09, 2019

Day also had fluid in her brain, based on a statement from Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez Sanchez's office. Authorities said they won't be able to provide more details on the causes of death until toxicology results are completed. She said that on her second night at the hotel, she walked alone through a rotunda on the property at about 10:30 pm intending to take some pictures of the moon over the water and perhaps grab a snack. (more...)
African bloc suspends Sudan demanding end to military rule African bloc suspends Sudan demanding end to military rule
- June 08, 2019

The announcement followed an emergency meeting by the AU in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, after the violent dispersal of a protest camp in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum , began on Monday , Al Jazeera reports. Witnesses said protesters had retreated to residential areas where they were building barricades and burning tyres. The main protest organizers, the Sudanese Professionals Association, called for an worldwide committee to investigate the deaths in what it branded a "massacre".=. (more...)