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Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea
- June 03, 2018

He added that he was open to cooperation with China "wherever possible". Last month China said it had for the first time landed bombers on Woody Island in the Paracel Islands, prompting U.S. forces in South Korea was a "separate issue from North Korea's nuclear issue". "The Chinese features are not on the usual global shipping route, so if they deliberately enter those waters within 12 nautical miles, it will be seen by China as an intentional provocation", Zhou said. (more...)
Authorities identify passengers onboard small plane that crashed off Long Island coast Authorities identify passengers onboard small plane that crashed off Long Island coast
- June 03, 2018

Coast Guard said. The pilot was 47-year-old Jon Dollard, of Hampton Bays. It is not yet know if there are any survivors from the four people who were known to be on board. Two bodies have been pulled from the water so far. Meanwhile authorities have released the names of all four passengers who were on board the plane, including a prominent builder for celebrities' homes. (more...)
Thousands of acres destroyed in Colorado, New Mexico fires Thousands of acres destroyed in Colorado, New Mexico fires
- June 03, 2018

There are about 1100 residents in Cimarron as of the 2016 census according to Cimarron City Councilor Matthew Gonzales. When it comes to Boy Scouts of America, the ranch is rich in tradition. While staying at the Center they will be well taken care of as the Food Depot in Santa Fe delivered 8,660 pounds of food sent to Raton or the equivalent of 7,217 meals for distribution. (more...)
Thailand: Whale dies after consuming over 80 plastic bags Thailand: Whale dies after consuming over 80 plastic bags
- June 03, 2018

Sadly, the whale died that afternoon. An autopsy revealed over 17 pounds of plastic, including more than 80 plastic bags, in the whale's stomach. Dr Watchara Sakornwimon, the vet that carried out the post mortem , explained that the plastic in its stomach meant it couldn't eat. (more...)
At least 24 horses die in Mt. Hope barn fire At least 24 horses die in Mt. Hope barn fire
- June 03, 2018

A groom relayed that the horses had just returned from racing at Pocono Downs. "We could not save one horse", according to a worker, who identified himself only as Saur. Eckley was arrested years ago for animal cruelty. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said no one was injured during the blaze or appeared to be in the barn when the flames broke out. (more...)
Small plane makes emergency landing on California street Small plane makes emergency landing on California street
- June 03, 2018

A small plane swooped over the tops of cars before making the "perfect" emergency landing on a California street on Friday afternoon. He missed the plane touch down, but it was traveling up the street. Mr Young said he and a cyclist (also seen in the footage) made their way to the single engine Cessna Skyhawk seconds after it landed. Authorities are investigating the incident. (more...)
Police officer shoots 'rampaging' man at Berlin Cathedral
- June 03, 2018

A police spokesman said: "A shot was sacked in the Berlin Cathedral". "He was wounded in the leg". The man's age and nationality were not known. Police spokesman Winfried Wenzel told Bild: 'A person has been injured by a shot from a police weapon'. (more...)
Watch Trump straight up lie about reading the letter from Kim Jong Watch Trump straight up lie about reading the letter from Kim Jong
- June 03, 2018

But it is the meeting in Singapore on 12 June with President Trump that is the most high-profile and which has the most at stake, with the USA demanding the full denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and the North seeking to ease crippling sanctions. (more...)
Justin Trudeau Says NAFTA Deal Killed by Pence Ultimatum Justin Trudeau Says NAFTA Deal Killed by Pence Ultimatum
- June 03, 2018

At the same time, Ottawa will challenge the "illegal and counterproductive" USA measures under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and at the World Trade Organization, said Freeland. That along with autos could be a win for Trump in time to pass under this Congress. "These are our most important allies". "We must find a way to get out of this", German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz told reporters. (more...)
Alleged IS supporter encouraged terrorists to target 4-year-old Prince George Alleged IS supporter encouraged terrorists to target 4-year-old Prince George
- June 03, 2018

Husnain Rashid , of Lancashire county, had asked people to target the four-year-old heir to the throne after the prince joined Thomas's Battersea school in London last year. "It is inevitable that you will receive a very lengthy prison sentence and there will be a consideration of a life prison sentence", he said. Rashid allegedly gave battlefield tips to Hussain, who called himself Abu Saeed Al Britani, advising him how to bring down aircraft with lasers and weaken enemy defences by ... (more...)
Dancing FBI agent accidentally fires gun, injures Denver nightclub patron Dancing FBI agent accidentally fires gun, injures Denver nightclub patron
- June 03, 2018

Police responded to reports of gunfire around 12:45am on Saturday . The unidentified agent was questioned by Denver police before being released to an " FBI supervisor ", reported Denver's 9 News TV. The victim, an adult male, was rushed to a local hospital in good condition, said Denver police spokesman Sonny Jackson. According to CBS Denver , authorities are trying to determine whether alcohol played a role in the incident. (more...)
Inflation in Philippines a Faultline for Duterte's 'Build, Build, Build' Ambition Inflation in Philippines a Faultline for Duterte's 'Build, Build, Build' Ambition
- June 03, 2018

Abella also said an MOU on the scientific and technological cooperation would be signed between the Department of Science and Technology and Korea's Ministry of Science and Information and communication Technology. "There is much to learn from South Korea's experience and expertise". The protection of nationals of both countries is part of the agenda since South Korea is the country's top source of tourists, with 1.6 million Koreans travelling to the Philippines, while 450,000 Filipino ... (more...)
US singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs US singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs
- June 03, 2018

The telephone call late on May 31 came after the Trump administration earlier in the day announced it would levy steel and aluminum tariffs against the European Union, Canada , and Mexico - a move that prompted fears of a trade war between Western allies. (more...)
Former US attorney: Trump pardoning himself would be 'self-executing impeachment' Former US attorney: Trump pardoning himself would be 'self-executing impeachment'
- June 03, 2018

Trump's authorship of the problematic response - confirmed for the first time by his own attorneys - was an intriguing aside in the letter whose key point was arguing that Trump is essentially legally untouchable because he is the president. (more...)
Few Days Left to Avoid Trade War Between EU-US - French Minister
- June 03, 2018

Stock prices slumped amid fears of a trade war, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling almost 252 points, or 1 percent, to 24,415.84. Amid the disagreements, there was no final joint statement, but Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced that the meeting had ended amid "unanimous concern and disappointment", which all other participants asked Mnuchin to convey back to Washington. (more...)
Self-proclaimed pedophile running for Congress, report says Self-proclaimed pedophile running for Congress, report says
- June 03, 2018

According to Larson's campaign manifesto , his platform as a "quasi-neoreactionary libertarian" candidate includes protecting gun ownership rights, establishing free trade and protecting "benevolent white supremacy", as well as legalizing incestuous marriage and child pornography. (more...)
Boulder climber Jason Wells killed in fall from Yosemite's El Capitan
- June 03, 2018

They were identified as Jason Wells, 46, from Colorado and Tim Klien, 42, from California. The climbers fell around 8:15 a.m. (11:15 a.m. ET), according to a news release. In June 2017, Honnold became the first person to climb El Capitan without ropes. This is the second fatal incident in Yosemite National Park in a little over a week. (more...)
French far-right party getting new name to boost its appeal French far-right party getting new name to boost its appeal
- June 03, 2018

The elections "can lead to a veritable European revolution", she told the party's political leadership at a meeting outside Lyon. But the profile of Le Pen, a nationalist once at the center of France's political limelight, has dimmed since she was trounced by pro-globalist Emmanuel Macron in France's presidential election a year ago. (more...)
Pakistan's ex-judge to become interim prime minister Pakistan's ex-judge to become interim prime minister
- June 03, 2018

Nasir-ul-Mulk has taken his oath in a ceremony. Nasirul Mulk is the seventh caretaker Prime Minister of the country. He reviewed the parade and interacted with the senior officials at the PM House. He worked as lawyer and judge for several years before his appointment as the 22nd Chief Justice of Pakistan in 2014. One of the crucial tasks for the caretaker setup is to conduct free and fair general elections . (more...)
Wynne Playing 'Dangerous Game' By Conceding She Can't Win: Horwath Wynne Playing 'Dangerous Game' By Conceding She Can't Win: Horwath
- June 03, 2018

Still, she encouraged voters to elect as many Liberal candidates as possible to prevent Doug Ford's Progressive Conservatives or Horwath's NDP from from forming majority governments. "People worry about what will happen to our economy if the NDP form a majority government with nothing to hold them back. Again, people are just fed up with mismanagement and scandal and waste for the last 15 years", Ford said. (more...)
Chuck Schumer, Dems Hit Back at Trump Lawyers' Letter Chuck Schumer, Dems Hit Back at Trump Lawyers' Letter
- June 03, 2018

So bad for our Country", he tweeted . In a Saturday tweet, Trump asked whether the special counsel or Justice Department had leaked the letter to the media. "In light of these voluntary offerings, your office clearly lacks the requisite need to personally interview the President". "The information you seek is "practically available from another source", and your office, in fact, has already been given that other source". (more...)
Trump says he is 'very surprised' about alleged Chinese 'intimidation,' 'coercion'
- June 03, 2018

He had been expected to bring up the contentious South China Sea issue, after the USA and China crossed swords over the contested waters in the past weeks. The previous week the US had withdrawn an invitation for Beijing to participate in the exercise known as Rim of the Pacific. China protested the maneuver. (more...)
Britain eyes joint U.K.-EU regulation for N. Ireland Britain eyes joint U.K.-EU regulation for N. Ireland
- June 03, 2018

An unnamed UK government official told Reuters news agency on Friday that the UK could propose joint EU-UK jurisdiction in Northern Ireland to allow for unrestricted free trade with the Republic of Ireland , an EU member state, and the rest of the UK. (more...)
China warns United States against imposing trade sanctions as talks end China warns United States against imposing trade sanctions as talks end
- June 03, 2018

Ross had a working dinner on Saturday evening with Liu, also at the same guest house in Beijing . "If the United States introduces trade sanctions including tariffs, all the economic and trade achievements negotiated by the two parties will be void". (more...)
Teacher charged after reports of puppy fed to turtle Teacher charged after reports of puppy fed to turtle
- June 03, 2018

The charge against science teacher Robert Crosland was filed in Franklin County Friday, almost three months after the incident that sparked uproar across Idaho and beyond. Some of his supporters say the puppy was dying and it was the right thing to do. Several US media outlets said attempts to contact Mr Crosland had proven unsuccessful. (more...)
Led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria's Hasakeh Led coalition raids kill 12 civilians in Syria's Hasakeh
- June 03, 2018

It noted that a total of 499 persons were killed and 169 injured and cautioned that "more than 450 reports of civilian casualties from 2017 remained to be assessed", and indication the overall total could increase. Airstrikes in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen and Somalia increased significantly during the Trump administration's first year. The only comparable figures released by former President Barack Obama came in 2016, when he signed an executive order requiring the government to release ... (more...)
Mahathir says Malaysia regrets having to end hunt for plane Mahathir says Malaysia regrets having to end hunt for plane
- June 03, 2018

Ocean Infinity sent the multi-purpose offshore vessel Seabed Constructor to search the area on a no cure, no pay basis worth $70 million. "We have not found any evidence yet, so we have to come to a stage where we can not keep searching for something we really can not find", Tun Dr Mahathir said at a press conference held after the weekly Cabinet meeting. (more...)
US determining who will pay for North Korea leader’s hotel room US determining who will pay for North Korea leader’s hotel room
- June 03, 2018

Can you believe that we're talking about the ending of the Korean what you talking about 70 years here. USA officials now expect the summit to go ahead, but they want Pyongyang to accept that nuclear disarmament be at the heart of the discussion - and warn there can be no end to sanctions without it. (more...)
AAA: More Floridians prepping earlier for hurricane season AAA: More Floridians prepping earlier for hurricane season
- June 03, 2018

Remember, it only takes ONE major hurricane to make for a memorable season. Other named storms predicted this season by Senior Meteorologist Jonathan Erdman include Category 1 Hurricane Chris which In 2012, "was the northernmost June Atlantic tropical cyclone to become a hurricane on record, at 39.4 degrees north latitude - roughly the same latitude as Philadelphia", and Hurricane Isaac which also in 2012, caused over $2.8 million in damages in the northern Gulf Coast. (more...)
Trump Signs Law Letting Terminally Ill Patients Try Experimental Drugs Trump Signs Law Letting Terminally Ill Patients Try Experimental Drugs
- June 03, 2018

Front and center at the signing of the bill was Jordan McLinn , a 9-year-old boy from Indianapolis who has a deadly form of muscular dystrophy. The president then turned to McLinn, hugged him, and kissed him on the forehead. Advocates for the bill say it opens a door for terminally ill people in states that haven't passed such a law. The law allows for drugs that have cleared part of the FDA approval process to be used on patients who have exhausted all other treatment options. (more...)

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