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Terror plot to attack Netanyahu thwarted by Shin Bet Terror plot to attack Netanyahu thwarted by Shin Bet
- June 06, 2018

The terror cell also planned an assault on USA consulate buildings and a Canadian delegation in Jerusalem. The Shin Bet revealed on Tuesday that a terror cell conspiring to assassinate senior Israeli officials was arrested. Barkat praised Israel's Shin Bet security service for thwarting the terror plot. According to the Shin Bet, he also planned to attack the structures belonging to the American consulate in Jerusalem, as well as Canadian representatives in the city. (more...)
Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead from Guatemala volcano Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead from Guatemala volcano
- June 06, 2018

But Guatemalan authorities warned that the Fuego volcano is showing signs of greater activity. Rescuers, police and journalists hurried to leave the area as a siren wailed and loudspeakers blared, "Evacuate!" They were heading to the homes of relatives in another town. (more...)
Judge rules Trump must sit for deposition in defamation lawsuit Judge rules Trump must sit for deposition in defamation lawsuit
- June 06, 2018

Ms. Zervos accused the president of groping her and is one of roughly a dozen women accusing the president of sexual harassment. The suit was filed in a state court in Manhattan past year by Summer Zervos , a contender on " The Apprentice " in 2005 who alleges Trump ambushed her on more than one occasion starting in 2007, kissing her on the mouth, touching her breast and pressing his genitals against her. (more...)
Trump May Be Questioned in Ex-’Apprentice’ Contestant’s Lawsuit Trump May Be Questioned in Ex-’Apprentice’ Contestant’s Lawsuit
- June 06, 2018

Jones ", said Wang, citing the sexual harassment suit that led to the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton for lying under oath about his affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Trump's lawyers are seeking a court order to keep documents and information private; the details are yet to be worked out. Trump's lawyers already have asked for the case to be dismissed or postponed until after he is no longer in office - so far without success. (more...)
Jordan's king appoints new prime minister as protests rage Jordan's king appoints new prime minister as protests rage
- June 06, 2018

King Abdullah has called for the new government to conduct a full review of the country's tax system. Jordan's King Abdullah II has warned that the country is "at a crossroads", after a week of anti-austerity protests that continued overnight despite the prime minister's resignation. (more...)
Hundreds of homes destroyed by volcano lava in Hawaii Hundreds of homes destroyed by volcano lava in Hawaii
- June 06, 2018

No injuries were reported in the area, which had previously been evacuated. Ms Snyder also reported that Big Island Mayor Harry Kim's second home was destroyed in Vacationland. There is a possibility that some residents could have died in the disaster, officials said. It's the second time lava has hit the ocean since the crisis began. (more...)
Justice Department to appeal ruling that Trump can't block Twitter followers Justice Department to appeal ruling that Trump can't block Twitter followers
- June 06, 2018

The appeal was filed on behalf of Trump and Dan Scavino, White House social media director. "We're pleased that the White House unblocked our clients from the President's Twitter account but disappointed that the government intends to appeal the district court's thoughtful and well-supported ruling", Jaffer said in an email to Reuters. (more...)
Mitch McConnell Cancels Senate’s August Recess, Blames Dems: ‘Historic Obstruction’
- June 06, 2018

Democrats immediately responded that Republicans are so nervous about the November midterm election that will determine control of the Senate that McConnell is keeping Democrats away from the campaign trail this summer. Democrats are also still upset over McConnell's refusal to hold hearings or votes on Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has ordered the Senate into overtime by cancelling most of the August recess. (more...)
Former US defence worker arrested for spying Former US defence worker arrested for spying
- June 06, 2018

Ron Rockwell Hansen, a Utah resident who previously worked for the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA),"was arrested Saturday afternoon on federal charges including the attempted transmission of national defense information to the People's Republic of China ", according to a Department of Justice press release. (more...)
YPG militants to pull advisors out of Syria's Manbij YPG militants to pull advisors out of Syria's Manbij
- June 06, 2018

Manbij, a mixed Arab and Kurdish town of almost 400,000, was liberated from Islamic State militants in 2016 by the YPG fighters with backing from U.S-led coalition airstrikes. "They endorsed a Road Map to this end and underlined their mutual commitment to its implementation, reflecting their agreement to closely follow developments on the ground", read joint statement issued following the meeting on June 4. (more...)
Crocodile 'jumps out of a lake' and kills a pastor in Ethiopia Crocodile 'jumps out of a lake' and kills a pastor in Ethiopia
- June 06, 2018

Docho Eshete and about 80 members of his congregation gathered Sunday morning at the southern end of Lake Abaya - close to a national park where enormous crocodiles have been reported to cover the shore. The Nile Crocodile is said to be responsible for more than 300 attacks in the African continent each year. While hardly an everyday occurrence, crocodile attacks are a known risk in Ethiopia - as in Florida or any region where they thrive. (more...)
At least 25 killed as Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts At least 25 killed as Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts
- June 06, 2018

Technicians assessed whether the runway at the worldwide airport was clear enough to restart commercial flights. "The landscape on the volcano is totally changed, everything is totally destroyed", government volcanologist Gustavo Chigna said on local radio. (more...)
French swimmer departs from Japan and begins Pacific Ocean crossing attempt French swimmer departs from Japan and begins Pacific Ocean crossing attempt
- June 06, 2018

He is expected to swim eight hours daily on a journey that could take six to eight months and will cover about 8,000 kilometers (5,000 miles). One of the challenges will be making sure he has enough energy each day, and Lecomte said he intends to consume 8,000 calories daily. (more...)
United Nations says USA must stop separating migrant children from parents
- June 06, 2018

The Trump administration has adopted a new "zero tolerance" policy that has accelerated separations of children and their parents at the border. "It would be highly inappropriate and even unsafe to hold children for extended periods in these short-term border facilities because they often lack the adequate medical and nutritional resources for these young people", Greg Chen, American Immigration Lawyers Association director of government relations, told NBC. (more...)
‘I have the absolute right to pardon myself,’ says Donald Trump ‘I have the absolute right to pardon myself,’ says Donald Trump
- June 06, 2018

Pressed by reporters later Monday on whether Trump believes he is above the law, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders replied: "Certainly no one is above the law". He said the President's legal team had not discussed that option, which many observers ¬believe could plunge the nation into a constitutional crisis. (more...)
California governor candidates make last pitch to voters in Los Angeles County California governor candidates make last pitch to voters in Los Angeles County
- June 06, 2018

In two, the 39th and 49th districts, the Republican incumbents decided not to run again. Democrats and Republicans from Montana to Alabama and MS to New Jersey will pick their nominees to face off this November for the inaugural midterm elections of Donald Trump's presidency. (more...)
New US ambassador to Germany stirs the pot to the right New US ambassador to Germany stirs the pot to the right
- June 06, 2018

He stoked further outrage last weekend with reported comments to right-wing website Breitbart of his ambition to "empower other conservatives throughout Europe , other leaders". "I wouldn't draw any great meaning into that". " I know you are still quite new at your post, but it is not part of the job description of an ambassador to interfere in the politics of his guest country ", Lars Klingbeil, general secretary of the Social Democrats, tweeted at Grenell. (more...)
Angry obituary published on Redwood County woman goes viral Angry obituary published on Redwood County woman goes viral
- June 05, 2018

She married Dennis Dehmlow in 1957 and had two children with him - Gina and Jay. She passed away on May 31, 2018 in Springfield and will now face judgment. A Texas family remembered a 74-year-old man - Leslie Ray Charping - as a "model example of bad parenting combined with mental illness and a complete commitment to drinking, drugs, womanizing and being generally offensive". (more...)
Teenager convicted of plotting attack on British Museum with mother, sister’s help Teenager convicted of plotting attack on British Museum with mother, sister’s help
- June 05, 2018

Boular was connecting with ISIS supporters on Instagram following the deadly terror attacks in Paris. London teenager was convicted Monday of plotting an attack on the British Museum after failing in her ambition of becoming a jihadi bride in Syria. (more...)
Qatar accuses Saudis of reckless behavior after military threat report Qatar accuses Saudis of reckless behavior after military threat report
- June 05, 2018

Neither the French president's office, nor the Saudi government's communications office have responded to requests for confirmation of King Salman's letter . Several African countries have also broken ties with Qatar in support for the Saudi-led quartet. Qatar rejected all of the demands. On the first anniversary of the blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the country's Ministry of Hajj and Umrah said late on Monday that Qataris are welcome to visit the kingdom to perform the Lesser Hajj, ... (more...)
Trump Again Blames His Own Inhumane Immigration Policy on Democrats
- June 05, 2018

The Trump administration recently implemented a "zero tolerance" policy for those who cross the U.S. -Mexico border illegally. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights on Tuesday called on the Trump administration to end a policy that could lead to the separation of families detained on the USA southern border. (more...)
Putin visits Austria, says lifting Russian Federation sanctions would benefit all Putin visits Austria, says lifting Russian Federation sanctions would benefit all
- June 05, 2018

However, he acknowledged that "it was hard for us a couple of years ago as we simultaneously faced a substantial - two-fold - drop in prices on the goods of our traditional exports". Russian President Vladimir Putin has skirted a question about a possibility that he could stay at the helm beyond 2024. The Russian leader will meet government and business leaders in Austria on a visit which formally marks 50 years since the two countries' energy firms Gazprom and OMV first signed a gas supply ... (more...)
Iran and Turkey help wealthy Qatar thrive, 1 year into blockade
- June 05, 2018

Al Thani noted that Qatar presents no threat and that Saudi Arabia has "no legal basis to justify" military action against it. Both the emir of Qatar and the country's foreign minister have reiterated that Qatar is willing to negotiate with the boycotting countries, and have welcomed calls from worldwide leaders for dialogue. (more...)
Bus crash on Highway 401 leaves dozens injured Bus crash on Highway 401 leaves dozens injured
- June 05, 2018

According to CTV News, the driver told investigators the steering locked and wheels seized in the moments before the crash. The crash has closed Highway 401 westbound between Edward Street and Maitland Road. A dash cam photo of the scene he shared showed at least three ambulances and first responders, with about half a dozen people standing at the side of the road. (more...)
Netanyahu warns Merkel of Iran's 'genocidal designs', goal to wage religious war Netanyahu warns Merkel of Iran's 'genocidal designs', goal to wage religious war
- June 05, 2018

Iranian authorities have said that if the European countries failed to keep the pact alive, Tehran had several options, including resuming its 20 per cent uranium enrichment. Israel argues the lifting of sanctions under the nuclear deal allowed Iran to expand its presence in the Middle East , both through its own forces and with proxy groups. (more...)
Caught on camera: Cop runs over suspect Caught on camera: Cop runs over suspect
- June 05, 2018

The officer who was sacked is from the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, located just over an hour east of Atlanta. "On Saulter's second attempt to block Patmon's path with his patrol vehicle, and during the maneuvering of the patrol auto Patmon impacted the right front quarter panel of Saulters' auto as Saulters was attempting to accelerate past Patmon". (more...)
Russian suggests Vladivostok as location for Putin-Kim meeting Russian suggests Vladivostok as location for Putin-Kim meeting
- June 05, 2018

Analysts say the U.S. wants North Korea to agree to ship some of its nuclear warheads and intercontinental ballistic missiles out of the country within months - a result that could be enough for Trump to claim a victory ahead of the United States midterm elections in November. (more...)
At Least 25 People Killed In Guatemala Volcano Eruption At Least 25 People Killed In Guatemala Volcano Eruption
- June 05, 2018

Embassy in Guatemala said in an alert . Guatemala City's global airport has re-opened after it was closed by falling ash from the eruption of the Volcano of Fire to the west. Local television footage showed residents of villages walking through the streets, caskets hoisted on their shoulders. Volcan del Fuego is one of the most active volcanoes in Central America. (more...)
Residents in London Fire Wrongly Told to Stay Inside
- June 05, 2018

Fire-safety engineer Barbara Lane said the fire department's "stay put" policy had "effectively failed" barely a half-hour after the fire started early on June 14, 2017. "But we have trust that as the evidence emerges over the coming months, this inquiry will reveal the truth about how our community was treated before, during and after the fire". (more...)
USA prosecutors accuse Manafort of attempted witnesses tampering USA prosecutors accuse Manafort of attempted witnesses tampering
- June 05, 2018

The documents say Manafort then used a text-message encryption application to contact the witness, writing "This is Paul" and "We should talk". And last, if the court grants Mueller's request to revoke or further restrict Manafort's bail agreement, it could significantly increase the pressure on Manafort to cooperate with the special counsel. (more...)

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