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Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit Trump delivers warning on trade as he leaves G-7 summit
- June 09, 2018

In recent weeks, he has imposed a number of punitive tariffs on the European Union and Canada , which only served to heighten the tension between the US and its allies that has been brewing since Trump announced he was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate agreement . (more...)
Merkel doesn't see readmission of Russia to G-7 Merkel doesn't see readmission of Russia to G-7
- June 09, 2018

German chancellors have not previously interacted directly with MPs in the same way British prime ministers do at their weekly question time. The parliament's question and answer format will see Merkel address lawmakers in one-hour sessions three times a year. (more...)
Meghan Markle Makes Her Buckingham Palace Balcony Debut For Queen’s Birthday Celebration
- June 09, 2018

The Duke of Edinburgh had been Colonel of the Grenadier Guards since 1975. All eyes have been glued on Meghan Markle and Prince Harry ever since the two got engaged a year ago. She continued: "I tell my new moms and dads, a week after a new baby is born, if you want to go for a walk, if you're not anywhere too crowded, it's fine, but you really don't want to be in big crowds until they're two months old". (more...)
Afghan Taliban announces Eid ceasefire for first time Afghan Taliban announces Eid ceasefire for first time
- June 09, 2018

The surprise move by the government came days after a gathering of Afghanistan's top religious leaders in the capital, Kabul, issued a fatwa - a religious edict issued by an expert in Islamic law - against suicide bombings and attacks . "In three days, maybe the unity of Taliban insurgents will be put to test", a European diplomat told Reuters . "The problems between the local police in Qala-e-Zal district remained unsolved and the enemy of the government used these problems and ... (more...)
Trump arrives late to G-7 gender equality breakfast Trump arrives late to G-7 gender equality breakfast
- June 09, 2018

The United States considers Crimea a part of Ukraine and view Russia's annexation as a foreign occupation. Canada has countered with a plan to impose tariffs of its own on US metals and other consumer goods. At last year's G7 summit in Sicily, the leaders all signed a communique, but the statement made clear there were deep differences on the Paris climate change accord. (more...)
Trump Supports Relaxing Federal Pot Laws, In Blow To Jeff Sessions
- June 09, 2018

Elizabeth Warren said in a joint interview Thursday that Russian Federation special counsel Robert Mueller should be allowed to finish his investigation into meddling during the 2016 presidential election. Gardner is co-sponsoring the legislation with Massachusetts Sen. Much of the praise Trump awarded the bipartisan plan for federal support of marijuana was directed towards his fellow Republican, Gardner. (more...)
Spain's new PM unveils government dominated by women Spain's new PM unveils government dominated by women
- June 09, 2018

But it is also a minority government, as the Socialists only have 84 seats in the 350-seat parliament. Sanchez, who recently replaced Mariano Rajoy as Spain's new PM after winning a no-confidence motion he proposed, had just wished the footballers good luck and urged them to return from Russian Federation as winners in a short address. (more...)
Trump ramps up Twitter criticism of Canada ahead of G7 getting underway Trump ramps up Twitter criticism of Canada ahead of G7 getting underway
- June 09, 2018

In fact, the simmering USA trade dispute with its G7 partners - Japan included - didn't even warrant a mention during Abe's joint news conference with Trump , allowing the president to project an aura of worldwide statesmanship sure to be tested in Quebec's scenic Charlevoix region. (more...)
Yellowstone bison gores Bay Area woman Yellowstone bison gores Bay Area woman
- June 09, 2018

The bison then proceeded to immediately leave the area. She was taken by ambulance to a Montana hotel and was in good condition. A bison gored a woman in Yellowstone National Park on Wednesday, marking the third time in a week that park animals attacked humans, according to the Associated Press. (more...)
Taliban agree three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan
- June 09, 2018

The group ordered their fighters to continue attacks on foreign forces. "The Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan announces a ceasefire from the 27th of Ramadan until the fifth day of Eid-ul-Fitr following the historic ruling (Fatwa) of the Afghan Ulema", he added. (more...)
Iraqi parliament orders manual election recount Iraqi parliament orders manual election recount
- June 09, 2018

MPs also replaced the leadership of the election commission and annulled the votes of overseas and displaced Iraqis. Sadr City is a stronghold of Mr Sadr, whose political bloc won a May 12 parliamentary election . Mohammed Abu Kallal, who was working to join al-Sadr's coalition, warned of potential violence if the recount is not completed by the end of the legislative term. (more...)
Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face rebellions from backbenches Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face rebellions from backbenches
- June 09, 2018

He told MPs that a promised Brexit white paper had been delayed, customs proposals cancelled and the government had "ripped up its own timetable - just like our shambolic privatised railways". He said "sheer extent of Conservative support" for EEA membership would be enough to secure a Commons majority. Bermondsey and Old Southwark MP Neil Coyle added: "Many of us will be supporting the EEA amendment from Lords". (more...)
Maryland Candidate Tries to Irritate Trump Maryland Candidate Tries to Irritate Trump
- June 09, 2018

An openly gay Maryland candidate for governor has just aired his political advertisement that features him kissing his husband in a move created to "p**s off" President Donald Trump . If Madaleno is elected, he could add another first to his roster of accomplishments: he would be Maryland's first openly gay governor. "The ad is slated to run starting Thursday in the D.C. (more...)
First joint military drills for India and Pakistan courtesy SCO First joint military drills for India and Pakistan courtesy SCO
- June 09, 2018

The India delegation departed from India at 7 am Saturday morning and will arrive in Qindao around 3:30 pm. I am excited to lead the Indian delegation for our first-ever meeting of the Council as a full member. "On the sidelines of the SCO Summit, I will have the opportunity of meeting and sharing views with several other leaders, including the Heads of States of many SCO Member States", Modi said. (more...)
Trump signals support for easing marijuana ban Trump signals support for easing marijuana ban
- June 09, 2018

The bill, which amends portions of the Controlled Substances Act, also states that buying or selling pot will not be considering drug trafficking. Because of federal regulations, most marijuana businesses are barred from traditional banks and opening lines of credit. (more...)
ICE to transfer 1,600 detainees to federal prisons ICE to transfer 1,600 detainees to federal prisons
- June 09, 2018

Lori Haley, a spokeswoman with ICE in Los Angeles, declined to address the concerns from the immigrant-rights advocates and the prison union president. "The use of BOP facilities is meant to be a temporary measure until ICE can obtain additional long-term contracts for new detention facilities or until the surge in illegal border crossings subsides", the statement said. (more...)
California voters remove US rape case judge California voters remove US rape case judge
- June 09, 2018

While Turner may be walking free, though, the recall of Judge Persky sends an important message to the American people: sexual assault should not warrant a light sentence, and those who continue to prop up rape culture will eventually be removed from power. (more...)
Taiwan holds large-scale military drills to repel 'invasion' Taiwan holds large-scale military drills to repel 'invasion'
- June 09, 2018

Thousands of Taiwanese troops backed by fighter jets and helicopters fought back a simulated Chinese invasion Thursday amid tensions between the self-ruled island and Beijing. China repeatedly says that the US acceptance that Taiwan and China are one country is the political bedrock for healthy ties between them. "We are optimistic about all exchanges with the U.S. (more...)
First Cuba, now China: Penn studies mysterious brain symptoms First Cuba, now China: Penn studies mysterious brain symptoms
- June 09, 2018

American officials sent a medical team to the southern city of Guangzhou last month after an employee attached to the consulate there was diagnosed with brain trauma after experiencing odd sounds. But after subjecting 21 people to a battery of tests, the authors said they appeared to have suffered "injury to widespread brain networks" despite having no history of head trauma. (more...)
Here are Official Voter Turnout Numbers in the Ontario Election Here are Official Voter Turnout Numbers in the Ontario Election
- June 09, 2018

For example, Ford has promised to cut income taxes by 20% for those earning between $43,000 and $86,000. The NDP's position as the Official Opposition marks a turnaround for the party consistently stuck in third place since Bob Rae's New Democratic government was defeated in 1995. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense ministers to take decisions on command structure North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense ministers to take decisions on command structure
- June 09, 2018

At a meeting in Brussels, the ministers unveiled a new plan to reinforce their presence in any European crisis with the deployment of 30 troop battalions, 30 squadrons of aircraft and 30 warships within 30 days. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, on June 7. "President Poroshenko will be invited to the NATO Summit". Over the past year he has pulled the USA out of the Paris climate change agreement and a deal limiting Iran's ability to develop nuclear weapons. (more...)
First lady had 'big operation,' can't fly for a month First lady had 'big operation,' can't fly for a month
- June 09, 2018

Possibly the silliest of them all was identified by Snopes , the fact checking website, which. Her recent schedule has seen a noticeable shift from the weeks prior to the surgery, when she engaged in several high-profile events. Melania didn't attend an event with the first lady of Japan on Thursday. Melania Trump , never one to obsess like her husband about media attention, has laid low before. (more...)
Trump says that Russian Federation should be reinstated as a G8 member Trump says that Russian Federation should be reinstated as a G8 member
- June 09, 2018

Macron also said this to reporters, setting the current diplomatic tone quite nicely: "When you're saying that President Trump doesn't really care, maybe you're right, but no one lives forever". At one point, Macron waxed on about the apparent negative effect of USA hegemony, and suggested nothing short of sheer human mortality and the sweep of history would undo Trump's decision to dump the climate accord that was struck in the French capital nearly three years ago. (more...)
Kids Post a 'Blunt' Obituary After Their Mom's Death & It's Seriously Brutal Kids Post a 'Blunt' Obituary After Their Mom's Death & It's Seriously Brutal
- June 09, 2018

The pair Wednesday at St. Anne's, a Catholic Church in the heart of the small community, and they had two children, Gina and Jay. Dehmlow added that Kathleen had been living in a nursing home for the past year, and she died with her sisters by her side. (more...)
United States service member killed, 4 others wounded in Somalia United States service member killed, 4 others wounded in Somalia
- June 09, 2018

Militants affiliated with al-Shabab have threatened to conduct attacks against the United States, and the USA military has said the group poses a direct threat to us interests and allies in the region. That was believed to be the first death of a United States troop in Somalia since the infamous 1993 Black Hawk Down disaster. It was unclear whether all 800 US, Kenyan and Somali troops were present when the attack took place. (more...)
SC woman who stole baby in FL sentenced SC woman who stole baby in FL sentenced
- June 09, 2018

On Wednesday, a Jacksonville judge sentenced Williams, 52, to 18 years in prison on the kidnapping charge. The woman entered Mobley's hospital room and told her mother, Shanara Mobley, that Kamiyah had a fever that needed to be checked. She is also being credited with the 511 days she has already served. " So many days. I wanted to pick that child up and say, "Let's get in this auto and go" - I just couldn't". (more...)
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...)

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