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25 killed in in Guatemala volcano eruption, 1.7m affected 25 killed in in Guatemala volcano eruption, 1.7m affected
- June 05, 2018

Geological Survey. Speaking to local radio, government volcano expert Gustavo Chigna said: "The landscape on the volcano is totally changed, everything is totally destroyed". Ms Lopez's husband, Joel Gonzalez, said his father had been unable to escape and was believed to be "buried back there, at the house". Hundreds of rescue workers have travelled to villages near the volcano to help those trapped inside their homes and to search for bodies. (more...)
Over 30 migrants killed after boat sinks off Tunisian coast Over 30 migrants killed after boat sinks off Tunisian coast
- June 05, 2018

In a separate incident, nine people, including six children, died Sunday after a speedboat carrying 15 refugees sank off the coast of Turkey's southern province of Antalya, the Turkish coast guard said in a statement. More than 650 people have been recorded as dead or missing in the Mediterranean so far this year, while at least 33,270 have survived the crossing to Europe. (more...)
BSF jawans martyred, 7 civilians injured in Pak shelling in Jammu's Akhnoor BSF jawans martyred, 7 civilians injured in Pak shelling in Jammu's Akhnoor
- June 05, 2018

Pargwal police post in-charge Brij Lal Sharma said, "Around 2.15 am on Sunday, two BSF men were killed in sniper fire by Pakistan across the worldwide border in Pargwal sector of Akhnoor sub division in Jammu ". Three out of the seven injured civilians have been identified as Sulakshana Devi (25), Bansi Lal (40), Vikram Singh and Balwinder Singh (22). Pertinently, the DGMO's of both India and Pakistan had agreed to implement a ceasefire in letter and spirit during talks on hotline last ... (more...)
Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys 117 homes Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys 117 homes
- June 05, 2018

The U.S. Geological Survey reported Saturday that a 900-foot wide band of molten rock had pushed to within 100 yards of the intersection of highways 132 and 137 in an area known as Four Corners on the southeast side of the island. Lava has been flowing in rural Big Island neighborhoods since fissures began opening in backyards a month ago. "There's no way for them to get out", Kahele told ABC News. (more...)
Pompeo calls for kicking Venezuela out of OAS and more sanctions Pompeo calls for kicking Venezuela out of OAS and more sanctions
- June 05, 2018

The United States and six more of the most influential countries in the Organization of American States called Monday for the launch of proceedings to suspend Venezuela from the body. "We must have a continent free of dictatorships", OAS Secretary-General Luis Almagro, a stern critic of Maduro, said as he inaugurated the 48th annual meeting. (more...)
Guatemala volcanic eruption sends lava into homes, kills 25 Guatemala volcanic eruption sends lava into homes, kills 25
- June 05, 2018

Initial reports put the death toll at seven, but authorities say they found 18 more people later Sunday in the community of San Miguel Los Lotes . Video images show a charred landscape where a lava flow came into contact with homes. Dozens are dead and thousands have been evacuated after the most violent eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano in more than four decades . The Fuego Volcano in eruption , seen from Alotenango municipality, Sacatepequez department, about 40 miles ... (more...)
Trump calls off Eagles visit to White House over anthem dispute Trump calls off Eagles visit to White House over anthem dispute
- June 05, 2018

Trump said about 1,000 Eagles fans planned to attend the event. Defensive end Chris Long used to play for the New England Patriots when they won last year's Super Bowl - he didn't attend a White House visit last year when they won. (more...)
25 people killed, hundreds injured by an erupting volcano in Guatemala 25 people killed, hundreds injured by an erupting volcano in Guatemala
- June 05, 2018

Among the fatalities four people were killed when lava set a house on fire in El Rodeo village, Cabanas said. President Jimmy Morales, who has declared three days of national mourning, was due to visit the disaster zone on Monday. It is close to the popular tourist destination Antigua, which is known for its coffee plantations. The volcano is part of the Central American Volcanic Arc, which extends about 930 miles (1,500 kilometers) along the Pacific coast of Central America. (more...)
Trump lawyers sent special counsel letter arguing President can’t obstruct Russia probe Trump lawyers sent special counsel letter arguing President can’t obstruct Russia probe
- June 05, 2018

Topics of Mr Mueller's obstruction investigation include the firings of both former FBI director James Comey and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, as well Mr Trump's reaction to Attorney-General Jeff Sessions' recusal from the Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
US Army launches war games on NATO's eastern flank US Army launches war games on NATO's eastern flank
- June 05, 2018

One of the largest annual USA -led military exercises kicked off Sunday in Eastern Europe, where about 18,000 soldiers from 19 nations have joined together for war games. Lithuania also announced the start of its largest national drill, Thunder Storm, with 9,000 troops. Israel is participating for the first time in two simultaneous large-scale worldwide exercises in Europe, the IDF Spokesperson's Office announced on Monday. (more...)
Man Killed When Car Plows Onto Baseball Field During Game Man Killed When Car Plows Onto Baseball Field During Game
- June 05, 2018

Some 400 miles away, the news is bringing relief to one family, reports the Washington Post . Douglas Parkhurst was killed trying to shield the kids when Carol Sharrow, 51, mowed him down after driving onto the field at Goodall Park in Sanford on Friday during the fifth inning of a Babe Ruth League game, cops and witnesses said. (more...)
First Saudi Women Receive Drivers’ Licenses Amid Crackdown First Saudi Women Receive Drivers’ Licenses Amid Crackdown
- June 05, 2018

The surprise move comes as a number of women who had campaigned for the right to drive are under arrest. Last week, the department had urged Saudi and expatriate women, who are holders of driving license issued in other countries and want to replace it with a Saudi one, to register their application through the Saudi Driving License Portal from May 21. (more...)
Trump’s envoy to Germany wants to spread gospel to Europe (via Breitbart)
- June 05, 2018

New US ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell . Sevim Dagdelen, a member of the left-wing Germany opposition left party Die Linke, suggested that Grenell had revealed himself to be Trump's "regime change envoy". "I think the election of Donald Trump has empowered individuals and people to say that they can't just allow the political class to determine before an election takes place, who's going to win and who should run". (more...)
I Should Have Been Told 'Comey And The Boys' Were Probing Manafort I Should Have Been Told 'Comey And The Boys' Were Probing Manafort
- June 05, 2018

In a handful of tweets, Trump asked why the FBI did not tell Democrat Hillary Clinton and him about a secret investigation into Manafort after they had won their respective party's nominations. He stepped down in August after allegations arose that he had accepted millions in dollars from Russian-connected officials in Ukraine and lobbied for the country in the United States even though he hadn't disclosed his work as a foreign agent. (more...)
No N. Korea relief until verifiable denuclearisation steps: Mattis No N. Korea relief until verifiable denuclearisation steps: Mattis
- June 04, 2018

In the statement, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera and his US and South Korean counterparts, Jim Mattis and Song Young Moo , confirmed that their common goal is North Korea's complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Japan's Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera join hands before their trilateral meeting at the 17th International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) Shangri-la Dialogue, an annual defense and security forum in Asia, in ... (more...)
Police believe Virginia baby girl was abducted and is in 'extreme danger' Police believe Virginia baby girl was abducted and is in 'extreme danger'
- June 04, 2018

She was last seen wearing a blue onesie. On his left arm, he has a skull and a wizard tattoo. Other vehicles Kennedy has access to include a burgundy Toyota Camry, a blue Jeep Cherokee and a Dodge truck. Police say she is a white female, approximately 2 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 18 pounds. An eye tattoo on the back of his right hand. He was last seen wearing a brown shot sleeve shirt with gray shorts and black and white Sketchers shoes. (more...)
Iran calls on world to stand up to Trump, save nuclear deal Iran calls on world to stand up to Trump, save nuclear deal
- June 04, 2018

Top secret files acquired by Israel's intelligence agency Mossad show a memorandum proving that the Iranian defense ministry was responsible for enriching weapons grade uranium, United Kingdom daily The Times reported. "I think the real issue here is obviously the serious revision Netahyahu is aiming for when it comes to the JCPOA", Murciano said. "Germany did not cancel this agreement, and together with other European partners, we stand by it", she said. (more...)
Aide: EPA's Pruitt sought used Trump-hotel mattress Aide: EPA's Pruitt sought used Trump-hotel mattress
- June 04, 2018

Hupp exchanged emails with the managing director of the Trump International Hotel on September 14, 2017, in a bid to buy the used bedding, but said she wasn't sure if Pruitt ever made the purchase. US ethics rules bar federal employees from using their public office for private gain and from soliciting gifts from their employees; they also can not accept gifts from employees who earn less pay than they do. (more...)
Woman in custody after gunfire was reported at San Diego marathon Woman in custody after gunfire was reported at San Diego marathon
- June 04, 2018

A suspect who was reportedly firing shots near a marathon taking place in downtown San Diego Sunday is in custody. The structure is three blocks south of the finish line for the Rock "n" Roll Marathon, which was wrapping up as the reports of gunfire emerged around 11:09 a.m. (more...)
Woman allegedly kills husband for beating their family cat Woman allegedly kills husband for beating their family cat
- June 04, 2018

Police arrived at the couple's home on Fall Manor Drive in Dallas at around 7 a.m. Saturday. "A man got shot over a cat?" Dexter Harrison , 49, was fatally shot Saturday (June 2), and his wife, Mary Harrison confessed to the killing during an interview later that day, KTVT reported. (more...)
TRADE WAR? Mexico Targets TRUMP Districts With New Tariffs TRADE WAR? Mexico Targets TRUMP Districts With New Tariffs
- June 04, 2018

G7 governments were also digesting Trump's threats to impose tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars in United States auto imports on purported national security grounds. "This is a trade dispute, if you will". "Exports accounted for more than $53 of the average $149 value of a hog previous year and support over 110,000 U.S.jobs", said NPCC Chairman Jim Heimerl in a press release . (more...)
Israel to deduct from Palestinian funds for arson damages Israel to deduct from Palestinian funds for arson damages
- June 04, 2018

Rajoub, head of the Palestinian Football Association , has long demanded sanctions against Israel, which has six league teams based in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Messi is most known as the star player for Barcelona and is a hero to many Palestinians. The vast majority have been killed during weeks of protests along the border. (more...)
Scared baby deer rescued by mama from busy roadway Scared baby deer rescued by mama from busy roadway
- June 04, 2018

In it, "mama" deer cautiously comes to the rescue. It was captured in an adorable video. With a little encouragement, the video shows the little fawn summoning up the strength to get back up. (more...)
Bill Clinton says he doesn't owe Monica Lewinsky apology Bill Clinton says he doesn't owe Monica Lewinsky apology
- June 04, 2018

The former president also defended his record on women, "I had a sexual harassment policy when I was governor in the '80s". The whole point of Melvin's questioning Clinton about Lewinsky now was that sometimes social and personal perceptions can shift in 20 years. (more...)
Canada's Justin Trudeau says NAFTA talks broke down after Pence made ultimatum Canada's Justin Trudeau says NAFTA talks broke down after Pence made ultimatum
- June 04, 2018

They are calling for decisive action from Washington and are urging U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to deliver their message before next week's leaders' summit. White House National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro said national security is the primary reason behind ending the two-month exemption from USA steel and aluminum tariffs for Europe, Canada and Mexico . (more...)
Justices side with Colorado baker on same-sex wedding cake Justices side with Colorado baker on same-sex wedding cake
- June 04, 2018

An administrative law judge, the commission and the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled in the couple's favor, so Phillips appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Jack Phillips , who was convicted under a Colorado anti-discrimination law for refusing to make a wedding cake for a gay couple, at work in Longmont, Colo., in this August 2017 file photo. (more...)
Anti-nuke Nobel winner ICAN offers to pay for Trump-Kim summit Anti-nuke Nobel winner ICAN offers to pay for Trump-Kim summit
- June 04, 2018

But, if confirmed , the moves raise two contrasting scenarios: part of an ongoing reorganization in military leadership by Kim, or possibly a far-reaching intervention to bring in younger military overseers to replace older ranks possibly at odds with his outreach to the United States and its ally South Korea . (more...)
Cheers, disgust as Duterte plants kiss on worker's lips Cheers, disgust as Duterte plants kiss on worker's lips
- June 04, 2018

Gabriela, a women's political party, said it was unfortunate that the woman had to defend the "disgusting theatrics" of Duterte, who felt "entitled to demean, humiliate or disrespect women according to his whim". Duterte's controversial remarks about women include numerous jokes about rape and have incensed activists and foreigners , most notably, Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of former U.S. (more...)
New Spanish PM seeks government without hard-left Podemos New Spanish PM seeks government without hard-left Podemos
- June 04, 2018

Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy of Spain has been swept from office following a bruising two-day debate and a no-confidence vote in parliament , brought on by a slush-fund scandal swirling around his party. A senior Spanish banker said the country was not a big worry for global markets, taking into account quarterly growth rates of around 0.7 percent. A member of parliament for Catalan pro-independence party Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC), Joan Tarda, made it clear that his ... (more...)
US TRADE WAR ramps up US TRADE WAR ramps up
- June 04, 2018

A fiery Trudeau lashed out against Trump's tariffs during an exclusive interview that aired Sunday on NBC News' " Meet the Press ". The idea that the Canadian steel that's in military, military vehicles in the United States, the Canadian aluminum that makes your, your fighter jets is somehow now a threat?... (more...)

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