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Poland Seeks Permanent US Troop Presence; Russia Objects
- Мая 29, 2018

Poland is concerned for its own and the region's security following Russia's annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine , and other steps seen as hostile. All 298 passengers and crew were killed. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov in a press conference said, "When we see the gradual expansion of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military structures towards our borders.this of course in no way creates security and stability on the continent", ... (more...)
European markets are on edge as Italy's government unravels
- Мая 29, 2018

If that is the case, Mr Cottarelli has said his government would resign immediately before managing day-to-day affairs until new elections after August. "If we want to discuss it, then we should do so in a serious fashion". Last week, the spread of points between Italy's bonds and benchmark German bonds grew alarmingly, and Milan's stock market suffered losses as investors were spooked about the intentions of the populists. (more...)
On 'sacred soil,' Trump lauds those who've fallen in service On 'sacred soil,' Trump lauds those who've fallen in service
- Мая 29, 2018

He then began honoring the lives of those who made the ultimate sacrifice for the country. The Arlington National Cemetery is the resting place for more than 400,000 soldiers. Trump also honored those whose loved ones died in combat, acknowledged "the depth of emotion that this day brings each year" to the families of the fallen. (more...)
FT: Malaysia PM to drop high-speed rail project with Singapore FT: Malaysia PM to drop high-speed rail project with Singapore
- Мая 29, 2018

Newly elected Malaysian prime minister Mahathir raised the possibility of dropping the RM100 billion (S$34 billion) project with Singapore in an interview with The Edge published last Saturday. The Prime Minister said that the government had to talk to Singapore about it and the compensation that needed to be paid. Najib said at the time: "One can have breakfast in Kuala Lumpur , lunch in Singapore, and be back in time for dinner in Kuala Lumpur ". (more...)
India rejects ‘unilateral’ United States sanctions on Iran, Venezuela India rejects ‘unilateral’ United States sanctions on Iran, Venezuela
- Мая 28, 2018

US President Donald Trump had announced that the United States was effectively withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and ordered the reimposition of US sanctions against Iran that were suspended under the 2015 accord. Eliminating doubts over its future course of action on bilateral trade, including that of defense, with Iran, Russia and Latin American countries in the wake of U.S. (more...)
Italian president asks economist Carlo Cottarelli to form interim government
- Мая 28, 2018

However, the Prime Minister designate, Giuseppe Conte , yesterday said he had "returned the mandate" to form a government offered by Mattarella after the President vetoed the appointment of a veteran eurosceptic as economy minister. 5-Star leader Luigi Di Maio, whose party won the most seats at an inconclusive March 4 vote, demanded that parliament impeach Mattarella. The 5-Star has been drawing about the same 32 percent it got two months ago. (more...)
Flowing Lava Prompts New Evacuation Near Hawaii Fissure Flowing Lava Prompts New Evacuation Near Hawaii Fissure
- Мая 28, 2018

The residents were told that shelters were open and pet-friendly. "As long as conditions are safe, we will have personnel on site", Kaleikini said. Volcanic gas emissions at the summit remain high". Lava had previously crossed onto an older part of the property, according to officials. The Hawaii Civil Defense Agency said the wells "are stable and secure, ' and Hawaii Governor David Ige said that the plant was 'sufficiently safe" from the lava that has plowed through backyards and ... (more...)
Trump tweets Russian Federation probe ‘destroyed’ lives Trump tweets Russian Federation probe ‘destroyed’ lives
- Мая 28, 2018

The second concurred with the assessment by the FBI, CIA and National Security Agency that Russian Federation tried to assist Trump and damage Clinton, the committee said in a press release. In recent days it was reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation had an informant who spoke to members of Trump's presidential campaign. "It's a year and a half later and there's still no evidence of collusion", he added . (more...)
Chelsea owner 'eligible to become Israeli citizen'
- Мая 28, 2018

The Ynet website, which belongs to Israel's biggest selling daily, Yedioth Aharonoth, said Mr Abramovich, who is Jewish, travelled to Tel Aviv on Monday and received documents confirming his status as an Israeli citizen. He formally has residency in Jersey in the Channel Islands, a tax haven, but has never taken it up. He applied to renew the visa in April but did not immediately receive approval from the Home Office. (more...)
Video shows officers punching woman in head on Jersey Shore beach
- Мая 28, 2018

In her Facebook post, Weinman conceded that she should have complied with the officer's request, but did not out of fear. Weinman faces three charges of aggravated assault of an officer. Weinman acknowledged that she was "partly wrong" for not giving the officer her details ― "but I was scared", she wrote. An Internal Affairs Investigation was immediately initiated into this matter and the involved officers have been reassigned to administrative duty pending the outcome of a full and ... (more...)
New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows To Protect Economy New Zealand Plans To Kill 150,000 Cows To Protect Economy
- Мая 28, 2018

Mycoplasma bovis was first detected in New Zealand in July past year, and manifests in mastitis in cows, severe pneumonia, ear infections and other symptoms. "We do believe we are taking it on at a point that it is possible to eradicate and more than 99 percent of farms don't have it and we want to protect them from having it". (more...)
Devastating flood waters rip through Ellicott City, Maryland Devastating flood waters rip through Ellicott City, Maryland
- Мая 28, 2018

Howard County Fire and EMS compared the situation to a flash flood in 2016 that left two people dead and forced Ellicott City to rebuild. News outlets showed local photos and video of the turbulent floodwaters cascading down Main Street in Ellicott City, some 13 miles west of Baltimore. (more...)
Indiana teacher who tackled shooter scheduled to speak Indiana teacher who tackled shooter scheduled to speak
- Мая 28, 2018

So that is why I did what I did". Seaman, 29, spoke publicly for the first time Monday since he was shot three times . "I was trying to stay crouched behind the back table, but also see what's going on and that's when (Mr. Seaman also thanked a Noblesville High School student who set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for his medical bills . "I can't really fathom how someone I have not personally met would do such an act of kindness and how the Noblesville community has been so generous in ... (more...)
Trump to mark Memorial Day with Arlington cemetery visit Trump to mark Memorial Day with Arlington cemetery visit
- Мая 28, 2018

Trump also honored former Republican Sen. Bob Dole and Ray Chavez, both World War II veterans. Trump stood by Gen. Joseph Dunford, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis before laying the wreath. President Trump on Monday laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - hours after tweeting that service members killed in action would be "happy" with the way he was running the country - and people aren't happy about it. (more...)
Poland Willing to Pay for Permanent US Military Presence
- Мая 28, 2018

Poland hosted more than 16,000 US troops previous year as part of various military exercises, and now plays host to units from a rotational US Armoured Combat Brigade Team, and a NATO-enhanced Forward Presence Battalion as well as the Mission Command Element which coordinates US troops deployments throughout NATO's eastern flank. (more...)
Footage of violent NJ beach arrest goes viral
- Мая 28, 2018

Voices are heard yelling " stop resisting ", though it's unclear who was talking. Weinman posted on Facebook that she was at the beach with her 18-month-old daughter, her child's father and a friend when police approached her and asked her age. (more...)
Trump Speaks at Memorial Day Ceremony at Arlington
- Мая 28, 2018

The President's first tweet about fallen service members during the holiday weekend came Monday morning in a a message that touted the successes of his presidency. President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday to wish everyone a happy Memorial Day and added that soldiers who died in the line of duty would be proud of his accomplishments. (more...)
Qatar bans goods from UAE, Saudi as embargo anniversary approaches Qatar bans goods from UAE, Saudi as embargo anniversary approaches
- Мая 28, 2018

And Qatari national newspaper Al Watan quoted a circular from the Ministry of Economy and Commerce telling traders and shops to stop dealing in products imported from the four countries. "Products originating from blockading states, which as a result of the blockade can not pass the GCC customs territory, has to undergo proper import inspections and customs procedures", the GCO said in a statement. (more...)
Carlo Cottarelli: Italy president names stop-gap PM Carlo Cottarelli: Italy president names stop-gap PM
- Мая 28, 2018

Italian President Sergio Mattarella speaks to media after a meeting with Italy's Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe Conte at the Quirinal Palace in Rome , Italy, May 27, 2018. "A government led by me would assure prudent management of our public accounts". While vowing to press the European Union to respond to concerns generating discontent at home, Cottarelli stressed that Italy's "role in the union is essential, as is our continued participation in the eurozone". (more...)
Video Shows NJ Cop Punch Woman in Head
- Мая 28, 2018

An officer reportedly told Weinman, " I was gonna let you go but now I'll write you up ". In a Facebook post, Weinman wrote that two officers first confronted her and her friend. Weinman is facing multiple charges, including two counts of aggravated assault on an officer and being a minor in possession of alcohol. "I had alcohol, it's Memorial Day weekend and 90 percent of people are underage drinking on the beach, without a doubt", said Weinman in a post on Facebook that has since ... (more...)
Emergency Crews Searching For Man After Ellicott City Flood Emergency Crews Searching For Man After Ellicott City Flood
- Мая 28, 2018

One person was reported missing early Monday in flash flooding that struck Ellicott City , Md., a day earlier. Exceptionally active on Twitter during the flooding, Howard County Fire & EMS posted that rescues, some using rescue swimmers, were under way in Ellicott City , and that in some areas, water had risen to the first floor of buildings. (more...)
Israel, Iran in 'Indirect Negotiations' Over Syria Fighting
- Мая 28, 2018

The report goes on to claim that the Syrian regime is experiencing panic since Israel attacked Syrian Air Force sites used by Iranian-backed forces. Despite Israel presenting Shi'ite militias as "Iranian troops" in their statements, most of the militia fighters are not from Iran, nor under any sort of direct Iranian control. (more...)
School bus driver charged in New Jersey crash that killed student, teacher School bus driver charged in New Jersey crash that killed student, teacher
- Мая 28, 2018

A vigil was attended by thousands at the school's football field Thursday as friends, loved ones and community members gathered to remember Williamson, as well as 10-year-old fifth-grader Miranda Vargas . Paramus Public School District Superintendent Dr. Michele Robinson says they were not aware of any issues with Muldrow's driving record. "I am shocked, saddened and angry to read news reports concerning the school bus driver's driving record". (more...)
Abortion: Theresa May urged to act on NI's strict law
- Мая 28, 2018

Labour MP Stella Creasy claimed more than 140 parliamentarians had already signalled support for an effort to change the law in Northern Ireland . Mr. Varadkar said the government will move quickly to introduce legislation that will allow the country's health service to provide unrestricted abortions up to 12 weeks into pregnancy. (more...)
Significant flooding, water rescues underway in Ellicott City
- Мая 28, 2018

A state of emergency has been declared in Maryland as "catastrophic" flash floods and dramatic water rescues unfolded in and around Ellicott City amid heavy rains. Hogan said the residents of Ellicott City "went through a horrific ordeal" in 2016, when the community was struck by flash flooding that killed two people and destroyed local businesses. (more...)
Kilauea Volcano In Hawaii Has Covered Almost 4 Square Miles In Lava Kilauea Volcano In Hawaii Has Covered Almost 4 Square Miles In Lava
- Мая 28, 2018

The Hawaii News Now website reported the residents living near the 38 MW PGV received alert via text message from Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency about 6:15 am Sunday, saying lava flew into PGV property overnight. That well, along with a second well 100 feet away, are stable and secured, and are being monitored. Geothermal wells often release small amounts of toxic hydrogen sulfide during normal operations, usually well below emissions limits set by local governments, but lava could ... (more...)
Trump is `Boiling the Frog' with attacks on Mueller, critics say
- Мая 28, 2018

Trump attorney and former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani appeared on CNN's State of the Union Sunday to discuss the ongoing status of Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian Federation - and admitted that when it comes to obstruction of justice, he was anxious about where Mueller's team could be headed. (more...)
Dutch-led MH17 report a cover-up, says Russian ambassador Yury Filatov Dutch-led MH17 report a cover-up, says Russian ambassador Yury Filatov
- Мая 28, 2018

The Netherlands and Australia, the countries with the most citizens among the victims, said on Friday that they are holding Russian Federation responsible for the shooting-down of MH17. "This warhead fits the kind of missile that is installed in the BUK surface-to-air missile system", he notes, adding that given the fighting in the area, "there was sufficient reason for the Ukrainian authorities to close the air space above the eastern part of their country". (more...)
Israel court authorises demolition of Palestinian Khan Al-Ahmar village Israel court authorises demolition of Palestinian Khan Al-Ahmar village
- Мая 28, 2018

Residents of the village a year ago told Middle East Eye that they would resist any move to evict them from their homes. Following a visit to village, UN Humanitarian Coordinator Jamie McGoldrick and UNRWA's Director of Operations in the West Bank Scott Anderson, the UN said : "Nearly all of the Khan Al-Ahmar community's structures risk demolition by the Israeli authorities, including the school, initially built with donor support that serves some 170 students from the community and four ... (more...)
Daughter's Daughter's "Soul Consoled": Savita Halappanavar's Parents After Ireland Abortion Vote
- Мая 28, 2018

Ireland voted "Yes" on Saturday to amend its constitution and enable legislation allowing women to have an abortion. "What we see is the culmination of a quiet revolution that has been taking place in Ireland over the last couple of decades", said Mr Varadkar, who became Ireland's first openly gay Prime Minister past year. (more...)

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