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Deadly knife attack on Japanese bullet train Deadly knife attack on Japanese bullet train
- June 12, 2018

Police arrested the 22-year-old unemployed suspect on suspicion of attempted murder, a local police spokesman said. The two women, who are both in their 20s, are conscious and in no danger. Another passenger said: 'Everyone fled and fell like one domino falling after another. "I have been always anxious about him", his grandmother said in a telephone interview early Sunday. (more...)
Explosive eruption reported from Hawaii's Kilauea Explosive eruption reported from Hawaii's Kilauea
- June 12, 2018

A plume of toxic volcanic lava haze, called laze, stretched for miles. As the lava marched toward the bay, it vaporized Hawaii's largest freshwater lake, which was hundreds of feet deep in some places. That latest toll of property losses from Kilauea's ongoing upheaval, which entered its 35th day on Wednesday, far surpasses the 215 structures destroyed by lava during all 35 years of the volcano's last eruption cycle, which began in 1983. (more...)
Dog credited with keeping missing toddler safe in the woods Dog credited with keeping missing toddler safe in the woods
- June 12, 2018

Police say the child was taken to a Louisville hospital with no apparent serious injuries but said she appeared dehydrated and had several tick bites. "So I ran to the door and opened the door". "They've been everywhere", Brown said. "You hear about it with people but it's always somebody way off at a disatnce". (more...)
Larry Kudlow In The Hospital After Having Heart Attack Larry Kudlow In The Hospital After Having Heart Attack
- June 12, 2018

The president tweeted that Kudlow is now at Walter Reed Medical Center. Kudlow was admitted to Walter Reed Medical Center, according to Trump. On Sunday, Kudlow said on CNN's " State of the Union " that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "really kind of stabbed us in the back" after criticizing USA tariffs on imported steel and aluminum and Trump's positions on trade in a news conference following the summit. (more...)
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's 'Eyebrow' Causes Social Media Firestorm Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's 'Eyebrow' Causes Social Media Firestorm
- June 12, 2018

After the G-7 summit, Trudeau hosted a news conference where he said that the Canadian government "did not take" the USA tariffs against Canada lightly. The President insists he has slapped the levies on to hit back at charges imposed by other countries and has accused his allies of trying to milk the Us's economy. (more...)
Larry Kudlow Has Suffered a Heart Attack Larry Kudlow Has Suffered a Heart Attack
- June 12, 2018

Kudlow has been taken to Walter Reed Medical Center, the president said. President Donald Trump says his top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow , has suffered a heart attack. Mr. Kudlow is nominally in favour of free trade, but has backed Mr. Trump's nationalistic economic agenda, which has included steel and aluminium tariffs against Canada, Mexico and the European Union, as well as threats of further tariffs on autos. (more...)
Alleged 1983 Air Force Deserter Found Living in California Alleged 1983 Air Force Deserter Found Living in California
- June 12, 2018

In December 1983, Air Force officials declared Capt. Hughes to be a deserter. Captain William Howard Hughes Jr was last seen on 25 July 1983, when he withdrew a total of $28,500 (£21,300) from 19 bank branches around Albuquerque , New Mexico, where he was stationed following his return from service in Europe. (more...)
Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, Trump says Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, Trump says
- June 12, 2018

U.S. conservative commentator and economic analyst Larry Kudlow speaks on the set of CNBC at the closing bell of the Dow Industrial Average at the New York Stock Exchange on March 8, 2018 in New York. Kudlow accompanied Trump this weekend to the annual G7 meeting in Quebec, where the president traded barbs with the leaders of Canada, Germany and France over trade. (more...)
ASYLUM CRACKDOWN: Sessions Moves to ‘BLOCK’ Asylum Seekers from Entering US ASYLUM CRACKDOWN: Sessions Moves to ‘BLOCK’ Asylum Seekers from Entering US
- June 12, 2018

In the law's current interpretation, foreign nationals can apply for US asylum if they claim persecution or fear because of race, religion, nationality, or membership in a particular social group or political viewpoint, the report said. "This is a decision that could have an extremely negative on women who are seeking asylum, people who are victimized due to their gender", she said. (more...)
Timeline of Donald Trump's war of words (and trade) with Justin Trudeau Timeline of Donald Trump's war of words (and trade) with Justin Trudeau
- June 12, 2018

Earlier on Sunday , Mr Trudeau , who hosted this year's G7 summit , bore the brunt of an attack from President Trump , who took exception to certain statements the Canadian Prime Minister made on tariffs. - White House trade advisor Peter Navarro ups the ante, telling Fox News that there's a "special place in hell" for Trudeau , who he accuses of engaging in "bad-faith diplomacy" with Trump. (more...)
G7 Summit far from harmonious G7 Summit far from harmonious
- June 12, 2018

Tweeting from Singapore where he's scheduled to hold a nuclear summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un , Trump wrote: "Sorry, we can not let our friends, or enemies, take advantage of us on trade anymore". "Least of all from subordinates of the president directed at the prime minister of their greatest friend and ally", he said. Earlier, the White House escalated the unprecedented criticism against Trudeau, branding him a back-stabber unworthy of Trump's time. (more...)
USA issues more anti-Russia sanctions related to alleged cyber activity USA issues more anti-Russia sanctions related to alleged cyber activity
- June 12, 2018

The Treasury Department announced sanctions against five companies and three people on Monday, saying they'd help develop many of hacks coming out of Russian Federation. " The United States is engaged in an ongoing effort to counter malicious actors working at the behest of the Russian Federation and its military and intelligence units to increase Russia's offensive cyber capabilities ", Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said in a statement . (more...)
The Trump-Kim Summit: What You Need to Know The Trump-Kim Summit: What You Need to Know
- June 12, 2018

The White House says Trump will leave Singapore Tuesday, because the talks have "moved more quickly than expected". "He is willing to offer his support for his friends, President Trump and Marshall Kim Jong Un", Prince said. A 2014 United Nations investigation found that conditions in North Korea were so abhorrent and crimes against humanity were occurring on such a broad scale that it likened the North Korean government to the Nazis. (more...)
Donald Trump's G7 Tweets Were Depressing, Says Angela Merkel Donald Trump's G7 Tweets Were Depressing, Says Angela Merkel
- June 12, 2018

She also said the USA president wasn't entirely wrong in pressing Germany to increase defence spending. "And then hopefully the European Union will respond again in the same unified way", she said, as reported by South China Morning Post . (more...)
Macron v. Trump: French President Threatens To Rebuke US At Summit Macron v. Trump: French President Threatens To Rebuke US At Summit
- June 12, 2018

While G7 leaders confronted Trump with a slew of data on imports and exports in a bid to sway his thinking, Trump countered his own numbers and held his position that the United States was at a disadvantage on global trade, an official who followed the talks said. (more...)
Trump pulls out of joint G7 statement, calls Trudeau Trump pulls out of joint G7 statement, calls Trudeau "weak"
- June 12, 2018

He really actually, you know what? On the Sunday shows, his advisers followed suit with bizarrely acrimonious rhetoric: Larry Kudlow said Trudeau "stabbed us in the back" and Peter Navarro said there's "a special place in hell " for the allied leader. (more...)
Final preparations under way for Trump-Kim summit Final preparations under way for Trump-Kim summit
- June 11, 2018

Al Jazeera's Adrian Brown reports from Singapore . Trump will attempt to secure a deal for full denuclearization of the Korean peninsula with Kim . Now, they were here, on the streets of a hypermodern Southeast Asian financial hub, hustling into position outside a luxury 5-star hotel just beyond a pedestrian-filled, upscale shopping corridor. (more...)
President Sisi Asks Ethiopian PM to 'Swear to God' Over Nile Crisis President Sisi Asks Ethiopian PM to 'Swear to God' Over Nile Crisis
- June 11, 2018

The latest visit to Egypt by Ethiopian PM was in January by former PM Hailemariam Desalegn, during which he asserted that his country will not put Egyptians life at risk, as the disagreement between Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan continues over the countries shares of Nile waters after Ethiopia completes constructions of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). (more...)
Supreme Court allows Ohio, other state voter purges Supreme Court allows Ohio, other state voter purges
- June 11, 2018

The Supreme Court on Monday approved of Ohio's voter purge protocol of removing people from the rolls if they sit out six years of federal elections and fail to return a card mailed to them by the state confirming their residency. "In my view, Ohio's program does just that". The court's decision essentially endorses "the very purging that Congress expressly sought to protect against", Sotomayor wrote. (more...)
White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back' White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'
- June 11, 2018

Speaking at a post-summit press conference , Trudeau acknowledged that there were major differences with Trump. The attack on a longtime ally and its leader drew sharp criticism. Trump on Twitter: "Big tough guy once he's back on his airplane". Before Trump even jetted to the conference on Friday morning, he floated the possibility of Russian Federation rejoining the G7. (more...)
US Air Force Nabs Deserter After 35 Years
- June 11, 2018

There were even rumors he might have been defected to the Soviet Union. In a news release, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations ( AFOSI ) said the Department of State was investigating a man named "Barry O'Beirne" in connection to a passport fraud inquiry. (more...)
Melania Trump attends Ford’s Theatre gala Melania Trump attends Ford’s Theatre gala
- June 11, 2018

The first lady shared an image of herself on Twitter posing with guests. President Donald Trump got an early preview of last month's jobs numbers, and foreshadowed in a tweet that hiring was strong before the data's official release. (more...)
How seriously are you taking Donald Trump's swipes at Canada? How seriously are you taking Donald Trump's swipes at Canada?
- June 11, 2018

German Chancellor Angela Merkel found the contentious Group of Seven summit with U.S. President Donald Trump a "sobering" and "depressing" experience but said European leaders won't be "taken advantage of" on trade. He added, "We have put up with trade abuse for many decades, and that is long enough". Mr Trump's looming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un heightened tension, and White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow accused Mr Trudeau of betraying Mr Trump with ... (more...)
Savannah Phillips was the unexpected hero of Trooping the Colour 2018
- June 11, 2018

Meghan (on the palace balcony on June 9) had previously said she would join Harry for the Sydney Invictus Games . Meghan's first tour is part of her induction into the royal family . The tiny princess waved and squinted as she looked up at the sky to see the Royal Air Force's flypast. They will make a series of public appearances , opening a bridge and a theatre before having a formal lunch. (more...)
The team that tapes Donald Trump's papers back together for legal preservation The team that tapes Donald Trump's papers back together for legal preservation
- June 11, 2018

The president's alleged habit of tearing up old papers has been described by some as his unofficial filing system. The Presidential Records Act requires presidential records be preserved and transferred to the National Archives, which says the law "places the responsibility for the custody and management of incumbent presidential records with the President". (more...)
Trump's Trudeau jibe angers Canadians Trump's Trudeau jibe angers Canadians
- June 11, 2018

The European Union on Monday backed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after U.S. President Donald Trump branded him "dishonest" and "weak" following a weekend Group of Seven summit of leaders. "Canada has already raised cases at the WTO and at NAFTA, and we will retaliate", she said . The eight-page statement also included joint commitments to ensure that Iran will "never seek, develop or acquire a nuclear weapon" as well as demands for Russian Federation to stop undermining Western ... (more...)
Pope accepts Chilean bishops' resignation over abuse scandal Pope accepts Chilean bishops' resignation over abuse scandal
- June 11, 2018

Back in 2015, Francis appointed Juan Barros as a Bishop in the Chilean diocese of Osorno despite the protestations of some of Chile's other bishops. Francis had summoned Chile's church leaders to Rome after realizing he had made "grave errors in judgment" about Barros , whom he had defended strongly during his troubled visit to Chile in January. (more...)
Backpacker safe after six nights lost in the bush Backpacker safe after six nights lost in the bush
- June 11, 2018

Han was last heard from on Friday, when she told a friend she was going for a walk at nearby Mount Tyson in a national park that morning, Police Inspector Steve Kersley said. Her shouts for assist had been heard on Saturday by a member of the general public, who exclusively knowledgeable police on Thursday after studying of the search. (more...)
Colorado wildfire forces more evacuations Colorado wildfire forces more evacuations
- June 11, 2018

So far it covers 16,766 acres of the San Juan National Forest, the fire management team said, but hasn't reached residential areas. Map of the 416 Fire at 9:15 p.m. The terrain there makes it hard to get firefighters out of the area in case of an emergency, he said, so fire officials are not deploying crews there at this point. (more...)
Malaysia wants to be friendly, not indebted, to China, says Mahathir Malaysia wants to be friendly, not indebted, to China, says Mahathir
- June 11, 2018

Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said he plans to start another national vehicle, after Proton's takeover by a Chinese company past year, reported Free Malaysia Today . Malaysia had the skills and technology needed to design and produce the new auto, Mahathir said, but he added that some vehicle parts were very expensive and could be sourced from other countries, including Japan. (more...)

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