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Chinese hackers stole secret plans for new US Navy weapon Chinese hackers stole secret plans for new US Navy weapon
- June 09, 2018

The data pilfered from the contractor's computer included plans on a USA project to build a supersonic anti-ship missile that can be mounted on American submarines by 2020, according to the Post , which cited an anonymous US officials. Data stolen in the breach include plans for a supersonic missile project, United States officials told the Washington Post . While the data was stored on an unclassified network belonging to the contractor, it is considered highly sensitive due to the nature ... (more...)
Watson congratulates Ford and new PC Government Watson congratulates Ford and new PC Government
- June 09, 2018

His platform was in sharp contrast to the Liberals, who had grown deeply unpopular amid rising electricity prices and debt-fueled public spending that pushed the province's credit rating down to A+, the lowest it's ever been. Campaign Life Coalition backed Granic Allen in both her PC Party leadership and candidacy bids, and was foremost among those blasting Ford for kicking her out of the party. (more...)
Putin heads to Beijing for state visit with birthday buddy Xi Jinping
- June 09, 2018

Xi promised Russian Federation and China would increase their coordination in the worldwide arena. The state visit comes just a month after Putin began his new term in office, and underscores how mounting U.S. For its part, Russian Federation allowed China to show the US that it had "other options" in worldwide negotiations. Chinese President Xi Jinping has been seeking a bilateral meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, hoping to capitalize on Iranian estrangement from the G7 ... (more...)
UK's Johnson warns of Brexit 'meltdown' in secret tape UK's Johnson warns of Brexit 'meltdown' in secret tape
- June 09, 2018

He said the final arrangement for Britain leaving the bloc could mean that it stayed "locked in orbit around the EU, in the customs union and to a large extent still in the single market". that's what he asked me to do today". He added: "You've got to face the fact there may now be a meltdown . OK? I don't want anybody to panic during the meltdown ", he told the gathering at a private dinner. (more...)
New coastline emerges as Kilauea pumps more lava to the sea New coastline emerges as Kilauea pumps more lava to the sea
- June 09, 2018

USGS officials also say there is no way to know when the eruption will end or if more fissures will open. Satellite images over the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island taken before and after the latest eruption show just how much the environment has changed as a result of the lava. (more...)
YouTube series star dead in Bronx stabbing YouTube series star dead in Bronx stabbing
- June 09, 2018

Alarm was raised when Fleming, a Con Ed employee, didn't show up for work Wednesday. "He was stabbed three times in his back and one hit his artery", his sister Tiffany Tucker , 32, told the Daily News. She couldn't get the door open, but called 911 after she was able to open a crack and saw blood, said police sources. Heartbroken family and friends gathered to the apartment on Wednesday evening for a candlelight vigil, where he was described as a "good guy". (more...)
New Indictment Filed Against Paul Manafort Names Ally With Russian Intel Ties New Indictment Filed Against Paul Manafort Names Ally With Russian Intel Ties
- June 09, 2018

A witness told investigators recently that Manafort wanted them to commit perjury about a lobbying effort they worked on for him in the USA, a filing in DC District Court said. The government wants Berman Jackson to rescind Manafort's bail and put him in jail ahead of his trial. There are four former campaign associates among the indicted - Michael Flynn, Richard Gates, George Papadopoulos and Manafort. (more...)
Donald Trump calls for end to Russian expulsion from G7 grouping Donald Trump calls for end to Russian expulsion from G7 grouping
- June 09, 2018

The tone in the immediate run-up to the meetings at La Malbaie showed no sign of compromise between a United States president determined to disrupt the status quo to force more favourable terms for the U.S., and six USA allies resolved to stop him. (more...)
Trump Says He'll Quit Nafta If Countries Can't Reach New Deal
- June 08, 2018

Christopher Sands, director of the Center for Canadian Studies at Johns Hopkins University, said Mr. Trump was particularly rankled by Ottawa's NAFTA outreach campaign, during which Canadian politicians and businesspeople fanned out across the country to encourage their American counterparts to lobby the White House to preserve NAFTA. (more...)
Ford PCs Take Majority Government in Ontario Elections Ford PCs Take Majority Government in Ontario Elections
- June 08, 2018

Technically speaking, the party's constitution requires that NDP members vote on whether she should stay on as party leader at their next general convention, but it's hard to imagine Horwath going anywhere until after the next election, given last night's success. (more...)
Trump arrives in Quebec for G7 summit, wants Russian Federation invited back
- June 08, 2018

In April, Canada tried to address what Trump said were concerns about Chinese steel and aluminum being dumped into Canada and then being shipped into the United States. President Trump is flying today to Canada, where he's expecting a knock-out, drag-down fight with top USA allies over trade. The White House is working to reschedule the one-on-one. (more...)
Obama-era license aimed to let Iran convert money in dollars Obama-era license aimed to let Iran convert money in dollars
- June 08, 2018

It has always been apparent that the Obama Administration was so intent on brokering a nuclear deal with Iran that it was willing to accept nearly any terms to close the deal. Iran wanted to convert the Omani rials to Euros, but the Omani rial's value is tied to the USA dollar. To access the money, Iran wanted to convert it briefly into dollars and then euros. (more...)
Giuliani Speaks for Trump. Except When He Doesn’t. Giuliani Speaks for Trump. Except When He Doesn’t.
- June 08, 2018

Shortly before 2 p.m., a handful of assembled press caught their first glimpse of Melania Trump in nearly 27 days, as the first couple walked from the Oval Office toward their assembled motorcade, parked along the White House driveway. "Simply (G) oogle: "How many Philadelphia Eagles knelt during the national anthem last season" and you find the answer is zero", Jenkins wrote on Twitter with the hashtag #TheFightContinues. (more...)
Witness saw gator drag woman into FL lake Witness saw gator drag woman into FL lake
- June 08, 2018

Davie Police said the witness told them the woman was walking her dogs before she was grabbed by the alligator. The Davie Police Department has not yet returned Fox News' request for further comment. Police responding to the scene say they found a dog on a leash but could not find its owner. According to the wildlife commission, the likelihood of a Florida resident being seriously injured during an unprovoked alligator incident in Florida is roughly only one in 3.2 million. (more...)
Boris Johnson 'warns of Brexit meltdown' Boris Johnson 'warns of Brexit meltdown'
- June 08, 2018

Johnson also slammed the Treasury for being "the heart of Remain", rubbishing the department's concerns over a hard Brexit as "nonsense". The cabinet minister was speaking to around 20 people dining in a private room after a reception at the Institute of Directors on Wednesday night. (more...)
Trump Praises Arrest of Former Senate Committee Aide in Leaks Inquiry Trump Praises Arrest of Former Senate Committee Aide in Leaks Inquiry
- June 08, 2018

The indictment details Wolfe's alleged contact with three reporters, whose identifies were not immediately revealed. A longtime US Senate staffer was arrested late Thursday on charges of lying to federal agents as part of an investigation related to the unauthorized disclosure of non-public information, according to a federal indictment. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick's Lawyers May Subpoena Trump Colin Kaepernick's Lawyers May Subpoena Trump
- June 08, 2018

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said Trump changed the narrative of the anthem protests past year when Trump implored players to stand for the national anthem and for teams to punish players that did not. While the players have consistently tried to push the message that the protests are meant to bring attention to systemic racism, outside commentators - including the President of the United States - have reframed the protests as a mandate on patriotism - i.e., stand or you're ... (more...)
U.S. to release American 'enemy combatant' held in Iraq U.S. to release American 'enemy combatant' held in Iraq
- June 08, 2018

The cash is the same amount the man was carrying when he was taken into custody, the government said. The Justice Department said the US plans to release the dual US-Saudi national in a town in Syria, the name of which was not provided, no sooner than 72 hours from the time of the filing. (more...)
Doug Ford leads PCs to majority government Doug Ford leads PCs to majority government
- June 08, 2018

In 2016, Wynne had a major victory when she and her fellow premiers reached a deal with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to expand the Canada Pension Plan, allowing her to check off another of her major election promises. The 53-year-old politician was elected party leader in March after Patrick Brown stepped down amid sexual harassment allegations he denies. Ford described his platform as "modest" but it includes several large commitments that Ontarians might notice once implemented, including ... (more...)
Inspector general report says James Comey defied authority, chastises Loretta Lynch Inspector general report says James Comey defied authority, chastises Loretta Lynch
- June 08, 2018

The president tweeted earlier this week, questioning why the report hasn't yet been released. "What is taking so long with the Inspector General's Report on Crooked Hillary and Slippery James Comey", Trump wrote. In the letter to top lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Horowitz said he was going through the "ordinary processes" to complete the report. (more...)
Why the GOP Really Wants to Cancel the Senate’s August Recess Why the GOP Really Wants to Cancel the Senate’s August Recess
- June 08, 2018

Collecting the 60 votes necessary to pass the legislation in the Senate would be hard, and 67 votes would be required to overturn a presidential veto. "They've been slow-walking his efforts to not only staff up his administration, but they've made it more hard to confirm judges as well", McConnell lamented. (more...)
Court sentences man to death for killing girlfriend’s eight-year-old son Court sentences man to death for killing girlfriend’s eight-year-old son
- June 08, 2018

Two days later, he died. Isauro Aguirre, 37, Fernandez's boyfriend was also found guilty of murdering and intentionally torturing the boy past year. A subsequent investigation led to criminal charges being filed against two former social workers - Stefanie Rodriguez and Patricia Clement - and their supervisors, Kevin Bom and Gregory Merritt. (more...)
Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi
- June 08, 2018

Thousands of people attended the funeral of Ms. Najjar in Gaza on Saturday. The UN envoy for the Middle East, Nickolay Mladenov, said in a tweet that "Medical workers are #NotATarget!" and that "Israel needs to calibrate its use of force and Hamas need to prevent incidents at the fence". (more...)
The deadly eruption of a Guatemalan volcano The deadly eruption of a Guatemalan volcano
- June 08, 2018

Seismologists warned there was a possibility of pyroclastic flows eight hours before the main eruption - one of the deadliest in 500 years - but the national disaster agency Conred failed to impose mandatory evacuation orders. Six children who were severely burned were flown to a Texas hospital Thursday for further treatment. The Central American country's disaster and forensic agency Inacif said on Friday it stood at 109. (more...)
Austria closing 7 mosques in effort to stem political Islam Austria closing 7 mosques in effort to stem political Islam
- June 08, 2018

One society that runs a mosque in Vienna and is influenced by the "Grey Wolves", a Turkish nationalist youth group, would be shut down for operating illegally, the government said in a statement. Standing next to him and two other cabinet members on Friday, far-right Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache told a news conference: "This is just the beginning ". (more...)
President Trump says he may pardon deceased boxing great Muhammad Ali
- June 08, 2018

Mr Trump also recently said he has the "absolute right" to pardon himself in the Russian Federation inquiry, although he insists he has done nothing wrong. Ali died in 2016. That law made it illegal to transport women across state lines for "immoral" purposes. Earlier this week, Trump commuted the life sentence for Alice Marie Johnson, who was serving a life sentence for a first-time nonviolent drug offense, after a high-profile campaign for clemency by reality television star Kim ... (more...)
Guatemala warns of greater activity after volcano explodes again Guatemala warns of greater activity after volcano explodes again
- June 08, 2018

Standing amid the wreckage on Wednesday, he said any bodies below are surely severely damaged, and if heavy machinery comes, it will tear up their remains. After a cellphone call to Castillo's brother, rescuers arrived and brought the family to safety. A lucky few, like retiree Pantaleon Garcia, was able to load his grandchildren into the back of a pickup with a jug of water and some food, to go to stay with relatives in another town. (more...)
US Kindergartens Are Teaching Nursery Rhymes About School Shootings US Kindergartens Are Teaching Nursery Rhymes About School Shootings
- June 08, 2018

Many contrasted it with their own childhoods when the worst they had to worry about at school was a fire drill. A mother visiting the Somerville school posted an image of the poster Wednesday to Twitter . "I think that this is a case where our educators are in a new reality, and they are doing the best they can across all different grade levels to ensure they keep students safe", Skipper said in a follow-up phone interview. (more...)
Orlando family gets alligator surprise while using backyard Slip 'n Slide Orlando family gets alligator surprise while using backyard Slip 'n Slide
- June 08, 2018

I was hoping to make one of those amusing YouTube videos , like the gator did something to you and popped up in the air'. "He sees us for sure! Look closely", she said. The mother of four said in the commentary before she noticed the creature: 'Wrangling gators... "They start roaming around, you find them in swimming pools, underneath your auto - it's the time they are on the move a lot", he told WFTV . (more...)
Korean backpacker survives 6 nights lost in Australian wilderness
- June 08, 2018

She was found in a narrow ravine next to a waterfall, dehydrated and suffering exposure, about 12.15pm on Thursday by a contingent of soldiers and police. "After six days up there, the helicopter going around, and you don't hear nothing". 'She's a really good girl. "She couldn't actually proceed any further and she had no way to get back out and that's where she stayed for days", she said. (more...)

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