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President Trump participates in Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony President Trump participates in Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony
- May 31, 2018

Former Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Martin Dempsey wrote: 'This day, of all days of the year, should not be about any one of us'. President Donald Trump points to the audience as he arrives for a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery . (more...)
Top NK official, Pompeo have dinner in NY Top NK official, Pompeo have dinner in NY
- May 31, 2018

Earlier, Japan's Kyodo news agency quoted Abe as saying that the two leaders had agreed to cooperate to make the summit between the US president and North Korean leader meaningful. North Korea's mission to the United Nations in NY is its sole diplomatic presence in the United States. Pyongyang has long argued that it needed nuclear weapons for its security. (more...)
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa says elections will be held on July 30 Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa says elections will be held on July 30
- May 31, 2018

In a brief statement in an official government gazette, Mnangagwa said that he had fixed July 30 "as the day of the election of the president, the election of members of the national assembly and election of councillors". He has promised to break with Mugabe's policies and says Zimbabwe is opening up to foreign investors. The Commonwealth suspended Zimbabwe over accusations of having flawed elections in 2002. (more...)
Woman punched by cop on N.J. beach speaks out Woman punched by cop on N.J. beach speaks out
- May 31, 2018

And now we have video from the point of view of the police. The incident happened on a beach near East Schellinger Avenue on May 26 when police say Emily Weinman , 20, of Philadelphia, was drunk on the beach and refused to provide police with her ID. (more...)
Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over border separations Ivanka Trump photo with son sparks backlash over border separations
- May 31, 2018

They said it would make the country a "magnet" for more illegal immigration, and that they were barred from the alternative of detaining families as a unit by the Flores decision. The Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008, which Trump has wrongly called "a Democrat rule", determines that unaccompanied minors be transferred to Health and Human Services custody. (more...)
Prosecutor Drops Charges a Day After Missouri Governor Resigned Prosecutor Drops Charges a Day After Missouri Governor Resigned
- May 31, 2018

Also being investigated is The Mission Continues, a veterans charity founded by Greitens, as it relates to the state's consumer protection and charitable registration and reporting laws. But the prosecutor said details would not be made public until Wednesday. "She has complete authority". Kim Gardner, the St. Louis Circuit Attorney, and resident laughing-stock, announced today that her office had been in consultations with Greitens's defense team, and that they had reached an ... (more...)
Fears over Italy turmoil spread through global markets Fears over Italy turmoil spread through global markets
- May 31, 2018

Stocks skidded as Italy heads for another round of elections that investors worry could become a referendum on whether to stay in the euro bloc. As a result, the yield spread between 10-year German and Italian bonds was at its broadest since December 2013."The sudden, broad widening of euro zone yield spreads caught market participants off guard and is a key factor in the euro´s sell-off". (more...)
Saudi Arabia to Criminalize Sexual Harassment Saudi Arabia to Criminalize Sexual Harassment
- May 31, 2018

He highlighted that security checkpoints would be set up to deal with expected changes in traffic after the ban would be lifted. The government announced last week that seven people had been arrested for suspicious s with foreign entities and offering financial support to "enemies overseas", and said other suspects were being sought. (more...)
Study estimates higher death toll in Puerto Rico post-Maria
- May 31, 2018

The Buckee team randomly conducted in-person surveys of 3,299 of the estimated 1.1 million Puerto Rican households earlier this year, making sure to include remote areas. Accurate recording of the deaths is vital, the study said, for "future risk reduction and preparedness planning". "Our thoughts are with the people of Puerto Rico and trying to get them back to a state of normalcy", Mammoth CEO Arty Straehla told The Oklahoman on Tuesday. (more...)
Germany’s far-right supporters outnumbered by… Germany’s far-right supporters outnumbered by…
- May 31, 2018

Some 5,000 supporters of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) marched through Berlin on Sunday, but they were heavily outnumbered by anti-AfD demonstrations, including one from the city's club scene which blasted techno music across the capital. (more...)
Avenatti withdraws motion to represent Stormy Daniels in Cohen case Avenatti withdraws motion to represent Stormy Daniels in Cohen case
- May 31, 2018

Attorney Michael Avenatti talked smack about Michael Cohen after revealing the president's voice could be heard on recordings seized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation . They also said it was likely that they belonged to Cohen's wife, which surprised federal prosecutors from the USA attorney's office, who said that they were not previously made aware of that information. (more...)
Top North Korean official arrives NY Top North Korean official arrives NY
- May 31, 2018

While Pompeo has traveled twice to North Korea in recent weeks, the meeting will be the highest-level talks between the two sides in the USA since 2000, when Vice Marshal Jo Myong Rok flew to Washington to meet with then-President Bill Clinton. (more...)
Headless Pompeii skeleton: Man decapitated while fleeing eruption, say archaeologists Headless Pompeii skeleton: Man decapitated while fleeing eruption, say archaeologists
- May 30, 2018

Vesuvius in A.D. "This is an exceptional finding", Massimo Osanna , director general of the archaeological park at Pompeii, told local news Torre Sette . Researchers believe the man was knocked backward by a thick pyroclastic cloud. Analysis of the skeleton suggests the victim was a 30-year-old man. (more...)
Kremlin Critic Detained in Spain as Moscow Intimidates From Afar
- May 30, 2018

Spanish National Police just released me after Interpol General Secretary in Lyon advised them not to honor the new Russian Interpol Red Notice ". Bill Browder warned of "great risks" to British citizens who are openly critical of the Putin regime just weeks before his arrest under a Russian Interpol warrant today. (more...)
'Murdered' journalist appears alive at news conference 'Murdered' journalist appears alive at news conference
- May 30, 2018

Babchenko, 41, fled his native Russia for Ukraine a year ago after receiving death threats for criticizing Russian military involvement in Syria. However, he was this afternoon seen alive and well at a press conference. On Wednesday, at a news conference organized to give reporters updates about his assassination, he showed up alive . "I want to say sorry for your suffering", the journalist said. (more...)
Explosions and Gunfire Heard Near the Afghan Interior Ministry in Kabul Explosions and Gunfire Heard Near the Afghan Interior Ministry in Kabul
- May 30, 2018

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ( ISIL , also known as ISIS) group claimed responsibility for the attack. Violence has sharply increased in recent weeks since the Taliban , which leads the insurgency against the Afghan government and USA -led troops, announced its annual spring offensive. (more...)
Govt bid collapses on Mattarella 'veto' - English Govt bid collapses on Mattarella 'veto' - English
- May 30, 2018

Conte, 53, a lawyer and political novice, picked for prime minister by the anti-establishment Five Star Movement and far-right League seeking to create a coalition government, was given the green light to form his cabinet on Wednesday, but he still had to present a list of ministers that the head of state would agreed to before his government could seek approval in parliament . (more...)
Trump Asked Sessions To Un-Recuse Himself Last March Trump Asked Sessions To Un-Recuse Himself Last March
- May 30, 2018

Trump used his Twitter account to echo the comments of House Oversight Committee chairman Trey Gowdy , R-S.C., who has been using TV appearances to try to offer some nuanced support to Trump. He said the president should feel "heartened" that senior officials at the Department of Justice, including FBI Director Christopher Wray and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, "now are all Trump appointees". (more...)
Netanyahu: There is no place for Iran in Syria Netanyahu: There is no place for Iran in Syria
- May 30, 2018

Meanwhile, Channel 10 News reported that National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat will travel to Washington on Tuesday for his first meeting with new US National Security Adviser John Bolton. Jordanian officials served as mediator, shuttling messages between the two rooms, according to the report. "We have well-known agreements concerning the southwestern de-escalation zone", he said. (more...)
Ukraine admits faking death of anti-Kremlin journalist Ukraine admits faking death of anti-Kremlin journalist
- May 30, 2018

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko , whose reported death was worldwide news on Tuesday night, has appeared at a televised press conference. " Ukraine is becoming the most risky country for reporters", the Russian lawmaker Yevgeny Revenko said in remarks carried by RIA Novosti, the state news agency. (more...)
NC dam in NC dam in "imminent danger" of failing, evacuations ordered
- May 30, 2018

A North Carolina dam in danger of "imminent failure" Wednesday forced almost 2,000 people to evacuate the area, officials said. However, an engineer performed a safety inspection and determined that the evacuation order is no longer needed. (more...)
Police clear out migrant camp in Paris housing up to 1,500 Police clear out migrant camp in Paris housing up to 1,500
- May 30, 2018

Gassama was in the neighborhood to watch a soccer match in a local restaurant when he heard people screaming and cars honking in the streets. Meanwhile, his son was found dangling from the apartment's balcony by a crowd of Parisian onlookers, prompting Mamoudou Gassama, an immigrant from Mali described by The Guardian as the "Spider-Man of Paris", to scale the side of the building and rescue him. (more...)
European Union calls on Russian Federation to take responsibility for MH17 crash European Union calls on Russian Federation to take responsibility for MH17 crash
- May 30, 2018

At the beginning of the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) meeting in Brussels on Monday, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok introduced the report of an global investigative committee concerning the downing of MH17. The Joint Investigation Team (JIT), which includes prosecutors and representatives of other law enforcement agencies in Ukraine, the Netherlands, Belgium, Australia and Malaysia, as well as representatives of Eurojust, presented the results of a criminal investigation into the ... (more...)
Fears of massive explosion as Hawaii lava flow reaches power station Fears of massive explosion as Hawaii lava flow reaches power station
- May 30, 2018

Leilani Estates residents told CBS News a fissure had become active again. Hawaii Civil Defense said that Highway 132 has been being shut down between Lava Tree State Park to Four Corners, due to a "fast moving lava" flow approaching the highway. (more...)
Kremlin critic briefly arrested in Madrid on Russian warrant, then released
- May 30, 2018

Chris Bryant, the Labour MP, tweeted: "Spanish authorities tell me Bill Browder has been released". Two months prior to his sentencing, Interpol blocked a Russian arrest warrant for Browder, saying it was found to be "non-compliant" after a review by the agency's General Secretariat. (more...)
Anti-Putin Russian journalist shot dead in Ukraine capital Anti-Putin Russian journalist shot dead in Ukraine capital
- May 30, 2018

In his last Facebook post just hours before the attack, Babchenko recalled a lucky escape four years ago - exactly to the day. The helicopter was overloaded and he was not permitted to fly. "Babchenko was well known for his critical journalism, and authorities must consider his murder as an attack on press freedom", CPJ Europe and Central Asia coordinator Nina Ognianova said in a statement. (more...)
Rep. Gowdy on Trump "Spygate" claims: Informants used "all day, every day"
- May 30, 2018

Trump in recent weeks has called for a second special counsel - to investigate whether the Justice Department surveilled his campaign. Earlier Tuesday, Trump lashed out at the "Rigged Russia Witch Hunt" on Twitter, casting Mueller's probe as partisan and saying it could amount to "MEDDLING" in this year's midterm elections to the detriment of Republicans. (more...)
Search Ends for Malaysian Flight Missing for 4 Years Search Ends for Malaysian Flight Missing for 4 Years
- May 30, 2018

The recent seating of a new Malaysian government under Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad could offer the prospects of new data becoming available, Jiang told The Associated Press last week. "We will continue to maintain communication with relevant parties", Hua Chunying told a regular news briefing in Beijing. Voice 370, which represents families of those aboard the flight, in a statement had urged the new government to review all matters related to the jet's disappearance including "any ... (more...)
'Not Now, Not Ever': Mexico's Leader Responds to Trump's Border Wall Remark
- May 30, 2018

He explained that he needed about 700 miles of wall on the Southern border, as some of the 2000 miles of border already had natural barriers. "So if you want strong borders, if you want crime to stop, you need to get out and vote for Marsha", Trump concluded. (more...)
Prominent Russian journalist and Russia critic was just shot dead in Kyiv
- May 30, 2018

An investigation has not yet begun. Groysman's accusations were a matter of regret, Lavrov was quoted as saying. Ukrainian authorities blamed Russia's "totalitarian machine" for his murder, while Moscow denied the charges and the Kremlin warned that Kiev had become "a very unsafe place" for journalists. (more...)

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