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Putin denies Russia responsible for MH17 downing Putin denies Russia responsible for MH17 downing
- May 27, 2018

The missile used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014 , killing all 298 aboard, belonged to a Russia-based military unit, an global team of investigators said Thursday after painstakingly studying video and photos of a military convoy. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for abducted Wayne County child Amber Alert issued for abducted Wayne County child
- May 27, 2018

Authorities are now searching for 14-month-old Owen Hidalgo-Calderon, who was last seen on Joy Road in Sodus, N.Y., on May 16, according to the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. At one point while the mother and child were missing , relatives indicated that Hidalgo-Calderon and Reyes, who lived together, may have run off due to their immigration status, the sheriff's office said, but checks of surrounding train and bus stations had turned up nothing. (more...)
Malaysia's commercial crime chief set to give statement on 1MDB Malaysia's commercial crime chief set to give statement on 1MDB
- May 27, 2018

Najib, who led Malaysia for almost a decade, has consistently denied any wrongdoing, insisting that the $680 million that appeared in his bank account a few years ago was the gift of an anonymous Saudi royal. A total of 12 locations, including the ex-leader's home, were searched by police last week as part of an investigation into the scandal surrounding a sovereign wealth fund. (more...)
Donald Trump: US-North Korea summit back on for June 12 Donald Trump: US-North Korea summit back on for June 12
- May 27, 2018

He said there was a "lot of good will" and denuclearization of the Korean peninsula would be "a great thing". The two Korean leaders agreed to "positively cooperate with each other as ever to improve ( North Korea )-U.S. Moon said he held Saturday's impromptu summit - the second summit between the two sides in a month - after Kim asked for a meeting "without any formality". (more...)
Pres. Trump: The Only Collusion is Between The Dems, DOJ and Russian Federation Pres. Trump: The Only Collusion is Between The Dems, DOJ and Russian Federation
- May 27, 2018

Dowd sent Mueller's team a 20-page letter to reject the interview and laid out the constitutional reasons Trump shouldn't have to testify, WSJ reported . Initially, the justice and intelligence officials agreed to White House requests for a briefing only for two Republican House members. He has not only maintained his belief in that conspiracy but amplified it over the last few days even as all available evidence continues to suggest that there is simply no "there" there. (more...)
North Korea Committed To "Complete" Denuclearisation, Trump Summit, Says South Korea
- May 27, 2018

However, the following day, the United States president indicated that he might yet meet the North Korean leader as scheduled or postpone the summit. The South Korean leader said he hopes the proposed trilateral meeting takes place after a successful summit in Singapore. (more...)
Irish PM hails a 'quiet revolution' after landslide referendum on abortion Irish PM hails a 'quiet revolution' after landslide referendum on abortion
- May 27, 2018

We're inspired by the men and women of Ireland who stood up to reaffirm every woman's right to make decisions about her own body and control her own destiny and to create a country that shares their values. "We're not a backward country any more, the way the church would have had us thinking". John Kelly, 62, said: "I'm actually very proud of it". The strongest backing came from younger voters - the exit poll said the only age group in which a majority voted "no" were voters who are 65 or ... (more...)
South Korea vows to faithfully implement summit agreement with NK
- May 27, 2018

Trump said they are still considering June 12 in Singapore for the summit with Kim Jong Un . His comments came after North Korea said Kim was "fixed" on holding the summit with Trump, raising hopes the historic meeting might still take place after a turbulent few days of diplomatic brinkmanship. (more...)
Tropical storm watches issued ahead of Alberto Tropical storm watches issued ahead of Alberto
- May 27, 2018

USA forecasters followed suit by issuing a tropical storm watch for parts of the Gulf Coast from the Florida Panhandle southwest of Tallahassee to the New Orleans metropolitan area. Alberto is a not a fully tropical storm and much of its worst weather is displaced from its center on its east side. Alberto had top sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) early Friday and was located 55 miles (90 kilometers) south of Cozumel, Mexico. (more...)
Members Join Rubio in Criticizing Trump Over China Talks Members Join Rubio in Criticizing Trump Over China Talks
- May 27, 2018

Navarro was named in the White House communications around the first round of high-level talks convened in Beijing on May 3, but was not in Saturday's joint statement . How does China look at the just concluded U.S. "They did NOTHING! With that being said, Chuck & I have long agreed on this issue!" Schumer said short-term purchases of US goods would not make up for that. (more...)
Recently adopted child, 1, left in truck dies in Tennessee Recently adopted child, 1, left in truck dies in Tennessee
- May 27, 2018

A one-year-old girl died after police say her adoptive father unintentionally left her inside a pickup truck at their East Nashville home Wednesday. The child was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead on arrival . (more...)
American Citizen Held in Venezuela Released, Trump Announces American Citizen Held in Venezuela Released, Trump Announces
- May 27, 2018

Hatch and Rep. Mia Love , R-Utah, also lobbied on behalf of Holt and decried his poor treatment in prison. Matt Whitlock, a spokesman for Hatch, said the Utah Republican called Maduro last week after hearing of riots by inmates at the intelligence agency headquarters where Holt was held. (more...)
Utahn Josh Holt released from prison in Venezuela Utahn Josh Holt released from prison in Venezuela
- May 27, 2018

American missionary Josh Holt , held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, was heading home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country's socialist government unexpectedly released him. Holt, who has been held in prison for almost two years on suspicion of illegally possessing weapons, was let go Saturday after extensive pressure by the United States. (more...)
Trump says his administration is unified on North Korea approach Trump says his administration is unified on North Korea approach
- May 27, 2018

President Trump and Kim Jong-Un were scheduled to meet in Singapore on June 12. On Friday, however, he said that talks with North Korean officials had resumed. Pyongyang has vowed it will never give up its nuclear deterrent until it feels safe from what it terms USA aggression. The meeting, which was not previously announced, underscored the importance South Korea's president puts on efforts to peacefully resolve the crisis over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. (more...)
U.S. school firing victim Sabika Sheikh laid to rest in Karachi U.S. school firing victim Sabika Sheikh laid to rest in Karachi
- May 27, 2018

He stressed the importance of proper gun storage and quickly reporting to law enforcement when a court determines someone is mentally ill. He also proposed arming teachers as a deterrent to school shootings . The Texas State Teachers Association has resisted calls by the state's top Republicans for more teachers carrying guns. His guns were transferred to his father, but police said the father returned them to his son at some point. (more...)
Russian military missile downed flight MH17, say investigators Russian military missile downed flight MH17, say investigators
- May 27, 2018

Detailed analysis of video images has now established that the Buk missile which hit the plane came from a Russian-based military unit. Russian arms manufacturer Almaz-Antey also rejected the findings, insisting that its simulations place the suspected missile launch in an areas controlled by Ukrainian government forces during the time of the incident. (more...)
Trump lawyer says White House wants briefing on classified FBI probe information
- May 27, 2018

President Trump pardoned Libby this year . In an unscheduled and uncommon appearance, Emmet T. Flood, the White House lawyer focusing on the Russian Federation collusion probe, accompanied White House chief of staff John Kelly to both briefings, though they left before the substantive part of the briefings. (more...)
President Trump thanks teacher Jason Seaman for heroic act during Noblesville shooting President Trump thanks teacher Jason Seaman for heroic act during Noblesville shooting
- May 26, 2018

Students and parents of students from the school told news outlets that Seaman helped stop the shooter. A Facebook post from Seaman's mother, Kristi Seaman , said her son was out of surgery and doing well after being shot three times, once each through the abdomen, in the hip and in the forearm. (more...)
Idaho native imprisoned in Venezuela since 2016 to be released Saturday Idaho native imprisoned in Venezuela since 2016 to be released Saturday
- May 26, 2018

His release comes after lobbying by his family and USA officials. Holt, now 26, set out for the South American country in June 2016 to marry a woman he met online while he was looking for Spanish-speaking Mormons who could help him improve his Spanish. (more...)
Trump says Venezuela is releasing American hostage
- May 26, 2018

The great people of Utah will be very happy! "Good news about the release of the American hostage from Venezuela ", Trump wrote on Twitter. Obama makes case for tighter regs on tech Senate GOP sounds alarm over Trump's floated auto tariffs Biden, Corker honored with Freedom House human rights awards MORE (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, who met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday in Caracas. (more...)
Putin: We're Held Hostage to Political Strife Around Trump Putin: We're Held Hostage to Political Strife Around Trump
- May 26, 2018

Without directly naming US President Donald Trump , who has slapped on tariffs and pulled out of trade deals, Putin lamented that a new era of protectionism was emerging and "breaking" the free trade system responsible for global prosperity. (more...)
15 injured as IED explodes in Indian restaurant in Canada 15 injured as IED explodes in Indian restaurant in Canada
- May 26, 2018

We know this is an extremely hard time for them. The shopping plaza in which the explosion took place has been sealed off, Peel Regional Police said in a tweet . "This is not the Mississauga I know", she told journalists on Friday morning. "This is a heinous crime", Crombie said. Members of the community are cooperating with police as the investigation continues. (more...)
Irish Vote to Liberalize Abortion Law, Exit Poll Signals Irish Vote to Liberalize Abortion Law, Exit Poll Signals
- May 26, 2018

An RTE/Behaviour & Attitudes survey put the margin at 69 percent to 31 percent. The once deeply Catholic nation became the first country to adopt same-sex marriage by popular vote in a 2015 referendum. Thousands of Irish expats from across the globe have mobilised through social media and crowd funding to take part in the country's abortion referendum. (more...)
Russian military missile downed Flight MH17 Russian military missile downed Flight MH17
- May 26, 2018

Announcing the findings on Thursday in the Netherlands, Wilbert Paulissen , a criminal investigator with the country's national police, said investigators had not determined whether soldiers from the Russian unit based in Kursk had also operated the system in Ukraine . (more...)
Experts disclose new details about 300-year-old shipwreck Experts disclose new details about 300-year-old shipwreck
- May 26, 2018

The location of the shipwreck has been one of the most enduring mysteries and the treasure is described as the most valuable ever found. The Massachusetts-based WHOI, considered the world's leading experts on locating shipwrecks, including their discovery on September 1, 1985, of the RMS Titanic , used a REMUS 6000 to map the ocean floor where according to historical records, the San José was believed to have sunk. (more...)
U.S. reaches agreement to lift ZTE ban with conditions U.S. reaches agreement to lift ZTE ban with conditions
- May 26, 2018

I closed it down then let it reopen with high level security guarantees, change of management and board, must purchase USA parts and pay a $1.3 Billion fine. As part of a new deal, the Commerce Department would lift the order. "We urge you not to compromise lawful USA enforcement actions against serial and premeditated violators of USA law, such as ZTE", numerous lawmakers, including Sen. (more...)
Wounded Indiana teacher 'ran towards bullets' as he stopped school shooter Wounded Indiana teacher 'ran towards bullets' as he stopped school shooter
- May 26, 2018

The son of a WISH-TV producer has said that a shooter is in custody. The suspect was not injured. The teacher and one student were shot and hospitalized, police said. A female student was in critical condition early Saturday after being wounded during a shooting at an in middle school on Friday, authorities said. (more...)
No US-European Compromise Seen On Iran As Khamenei Steps Up Demands No US-European Compromise Seen On Iran As Khamenei Steps Up Demands
- May 26, 2018

The 2015 agreement between Iran and world powers lifted worldwide sanctions on Tehran. Ayatollah Khamenei added Iran has the right to resume its restricted nuclear activities if the Europeans failed to meet the Islamic Republic's demands. (more...)
Cops say no indication of terror in restaurant bombing Cops say no indication of terror in restaurant bombing
- May 26, 2018

Iryna Yashnyk told reporters at the scene. The regional police has released a photograph on Twitter showing two people in dark zip-up hoodies walking into the restaurant. There were no indications of a "hate crime" in the attack. . The trio have since been upgraded to stable condition, said Evans. The injuries were "consistent with those of an explosion", said Brian Gibson, deputy chief at Peel Regional Paramedic Services. (more...)
Couple found guilty of murdering French nanny in trial 'stranger than fiction' Couple found guilty of murdering French nanny in trial 'stranger than fiction'
- May 26, 2018

As a motive for murder, it is freakish beyond belief. They also filmed a "confession" with an emaciated Lionnet hours before her death. They insisted their young au pair had helped him come to the couple's home in the London suburb of Southfields to drug and sexually abuse the occupants. (more...)

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