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Russian pop star close to Trump enacts 'pee tape' in latest video Russian pop star close to Trump enacts 'pee tape' in latest video
- June 29, 2018

The infamous Trump Tower meeting was brokered by Agalarov's music producer Rob Goldstone, on behalf of his father, Aras Agalarov-a Russian real estate developer close to Putin who hosted the Trump-owned 2013 Miss Universe pageant in Moscow. (more...)
'Multiple people' shot at Maryland newspaper 'Multiple people' shot at Maryland newspaper
- June 29, 2018

Michael George, a reporter for New York's WNBC said on Twitter that four officers had been stationed outside The New York Times., and showed a picture of the officers. Krampf said the suspect targeted the newspaper. Renee Mutchnik, a spokeswoman for the Sun , said "we believe there are some injuries" but she did not immediately know how many. (more...)
Mount Agung: AirAsia flights from Perth to Bali cancelled due to volcano Mount Agung: AirAsia flights from Perth to Bali cancelled due to volcano
- June 29, 2018

Auckland Airport's online flight information board showed Emirates flight EK451 was expected to leave 20 minutes behind schedule at 1:50pm Friday. Duty manager at Denpasar's Ngurah Rai International Airport, Darta Pande, said on Thursday that many flights would continue to operate. (more...)
World Cup TV hosts suspended for racist slant-eye gestures World Cup TV hosts suspended for racist slant-eye gestures
- June 29, 2018

Telemundo weatherperson Janice Bencosme is one of the people laughing the most and near the end of the clip is seen making a similar gesture to that of Tahhan. 'The World Cup is a great opportunity to bring together friends, strangers, families and entire countries, and not to divide our communities'. Telemundo issued an apology and suspended two of its hosts after they were caught on camera making racist gestures during the celebration of Mexico's qualification to the World Cup's round ... (more...)
German man suspected of murdering 21 co-workers by poisoning their food German man suspected of murdering 21 co-workers by poisoning their food
- June 29, 2018

Police did not name the suspect. He was seen on a security camera opening a co-worker's lunchbox and putting a substance on the sandwich inside, the police said in a statement. The criminal investigation bureau of the region of North Rhine-Westphalia was now probing the deaths of 21 former employees at the company over the past 18 years, all of which occurred shortly before they were about to go into retirement. (more...)
Trump to Meet Putin in Helsinki for Summit Next Month Trump to Meet Putin in Helsinki for Summit Next Month
- June 29, 2018

The two leaders have met twice before on the sidelines of global gatherings and spoken at least eight times by phone. After his tweet Thursday casting doubt on Russian election meddling, Trump lambasted the Federal Bureau of Investigation special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the agency's probe into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow. (more...)
Trump gets new Supreme Court pick as critical 'swing vote' resigns
- June 29, 2018

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy , who has often cast the tie-breaking vote between the top U.S. court's liberal and conservative judges, on Wednesday announced his intention to retire. "It has been the greatest honor and privilege to serve our nation in the federal judiciary for 43 years, 30 of those on the Supreme Court", Kennedy was quoted as saying in a statement announcing his decision. (more...)
Uni students raise money for 'jolly' cleaner to visit family Uni students raise money for 'jolly' cleaner to visit family
- June 29, 2018

The initial post called Mr Gordon "the jolliest man I have ever met" and said 'if you wanna reason to smile, go talk to him for a min or two". Herman is reduced to tears. It was shared on the university's anonymous "confessions" Facebook page Bristruths, where students regularly posted comments praising Mr Gordon as a "hero" and "legend". (more...)
Rep. Pramila Jayapal arrested during immigration protest in U.S. Senate building
- June 29, 2018

Pramila Jayapal of Washington - an immigrant herself - was among those arrested. "These folks are out here fighting for the core principles of our nation, and I applaud them for it", Merkley said in an interview. They were arrested by U.S. Capitol Police on charges of "crowdinig, obstructing, or incommoding". Winnie Wong , a political adviser for the liberal National Women's March, predicted the protest would translate into "the energy we will need to see to at the ballot box in ... (more...)
States sue Trump on immigrant families, as Congress quarrels States sue Trump on immigrant families, as Congress quarrels
- June 29, 2018

Of the approximately 12,000 children in the care of HHS's Office of Refugee Resettlement, more than 2,000 remain separated from their parents as part of the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, HHS said Wednesday. Melania Trump will meet undocumented child immigrants this week, several days after a previous visit as lawmakers engage in high-stakes wrangling over immigration policy. (more...)
Bali flights cancelled as Mount Agung erupts again Bali flights cancelled as Mount Agung erupts again
- June 29, 2018

A Jetstar flight - co-listed as JQ116 and QF275 - to Singapore via Denpasar was also cancelled. A spokesman for Emirates, which has this month started daily services there, said last night's flight arrived as scheduled and he would check on the outbound flight from Auckland. (more...)
Sheriff: ‘Multiple’ deaths reported at newsroom shooting in Maryland Sheriff: ‘Multiple’ deaths reported at newsroom shooting in Maryland
- June 29, 2018

Police said they were on the scene within a minute and engaged the suspect, who they took into custody. The shooting at the Capital-Gazette newspaper is one of the deadliest mass shootings of journalists in recent years. Earlier, Hogan tweeted he was "absolutely devastated to learn of this tragedy in Annapolis". "Devastating. My heart is with Capital Gazette and the people of Annapolis right now", Maryland Democratic Sen. (more...)
Tanker On Fire At Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (Photos and Video) Tanker On Fire At Lagos-Ibadan Expressway (Photos and Video)
- June 29, 2018

Images published on social media showed massive clouds of black smoke billowing into the sky from vehicles burning on the road. The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA ) and Lagos Fire Service were said to have been mobilised to the scene. (more...)
Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban Supreme Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban
- June 29, 2018

NPR's Nina Totenberg has full coverage of the court's decision in the travel ban case here. President Donald Trump has said the travel ban is needed to protect the United States against attacks by Islamist militants. "Although the Court overruled my father's case today, it only substituted one injustice for another". The Supreme Court's willingness to defer to the executive's bare invocation of national security, despite the evidence of discriminatory animus against Muslims and ... (more...)
How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat one of Congress' most powerful Democrats How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat one of Congress' most powerful Democrats
- June 28, 2018

News reports cited Ocasio-Cortez's socialist affiliation and far-left platform , promoting universal health care and abolition of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. But more importantly, the ad itself is representative of what so many find so inspiring about Ocasio-Cortez as a person and a politician. It was the first defeat of the primary season for a Democrat incumbent and strongly suggested lingering splits between the Democratic Party's pragmatic and more liberal ... (more...)
President Trump, Putin to meet in Helsinki on July 16 President Trump, Putin to meet in Helsinki on July 16
- June 28, 2018

The Russian leader had two brief meetings with Trump on the sidelines of global summits previous year, but plans for a full-fledged summit have been thrown back amid the USA investigations into alleged collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia by Congress and special counsel Robert Mueller. (more...)
At least six dead in Mumbai plane crash At least six dead in Mumbai plane crash
- June 28, 2018

Images broadcast on Indian news channels showed flames and black smoke billowing from the area which sits right next to several high-rise residential towers. "Our teams have extinguished the fire and are conducting rescue operations", he said. Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel, meanwhile, praised the deceased pilot for averting a bigger tragedy. (more...)
US's Haley tells India to 'rethink' Iran ties US's Haley tells India to 'rethink' Iran ties
- June 28, 2018

The 46-year-old diplomat, who is the highest-ranked Indian-American in US President Donald Trump's administration, had meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj. "It was a situation that couldn't be avoided and it will come out publicly in the next few days", she said. India and the U.S. are having two track discussions - to increase trade in short and medium term, and identify long term trade potentials. (more...)
Pentagon chief Mattis: U.S will maintain current troops in South Korea Pentagon chief Mattis: U.S will maintain current troops in South Korea
- June 28, 2018

Speaking alongside President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People, Mattis sought to telegraph American objectives in Asia in hopes of defusing mounting tensions over issues including Taiwan, China's buildup in the South China Sea and President Trump's trade policy. (more...)
German police investigating if man killed 21 coworkers by poisoning their sandwiches
- June 28, 2018

A 56-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder at a company in the northwestern town of Schloss Holte-Stukenbrock, said the police in nearby Bielefeld, where the man lives. Bielefeld police then announced on Wednesday that they were expanding their investigation to include the deaths of 21 people who were employed at the metal fittings company. (more...)
Trump to Meet Russia's Putin in Finland on July 16
- June 28, 2018

The meeting, planned in recent days, signals a growing rapprochement between the United States and Russian Federation. Not along after the tweet, the White House posted official confirmation that Trump and Putin will meet in Helsinki, the Finnish capital, on July 16. (more...)
Judicial adviser Leonard Leo on Trump's Supreme Court list Judicial adviser Leonard Leo on Trump's Supreme Court list
- June 28, 2018

His retirement, which will take effect at the end of July, allows Trump the chance to cement conservative control of the high court. Nelson was thought to be anxious about drawing a primary challenge from the left if he voted for Gorsuch, and McCaskill reportedly agonized over her decision before casting a vote against Gorsuch. (more...)
US, Russia agree to Putin-Trump summit US, Russia agree to Putin-Trump summit
- June 28, 2018

Bolton said that he would not address previous statements he had made and reiterated that Trump will "raise the full range of issues" between the USA and Russian Federation when the presidents meet in July. Both leaders wanted to use the summit to improve relations between their countries, Mr Bolton said. "And there will be an announcement on that tomorrow, simultaneously, in Moscow and Washington ". (more...)
Joe Crowley defeated by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in stunning upset Joe Crowley defeated by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in stunning upset
- June 28, 2018

Shed organized for Sen. Ocasio-Cortez, daughter of a Bronx-born father and Puerto Rican mother, had worked as an organizer for the 2016 Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. The race between Adem Bunkeddeko and Rep. Yvette Clarke was too close to call at press time , but Bunkeddeko was just barely losing to Clarke with 49 percent of the vote to her 51 percent. (more...)
Putin congratulates Erdogan on his re-election as Turkey's president Putin congratulates Erdogan on his re-election as Turkey's president
- June 28, 2018

Mr Erdogan polled almost 53% in the most fiercely fought election in years. To truly sustain his victory, he will need to tone down his populistic rhetoric and cooperate with a parliament that is now much more diverse. Some 50,000 people have been arrested and 110,000 civil servants have been fired under the emergency powers, which opposition lawmakers say Erdogan is using to stifle dissent. (more...)
Judge orders separated immigrant families reunited within 30 days Judge orders separated immigrant families reunited within 30 days
- June 28, 2018

Court rips into the USA government for the "startling reality" that it has failed to have any process for keeping track of kids ripped apart from their parents & has done a worse job keeping track of children it jails than it does of " property ". (more...)
Democrat grandee ousted by far-left political novice Democrat grandee ousted by far-left political novice
- June 28, 2018

Nancy Pelosi as Democratic leader. Harlow said the candidate was "clearly" accusing her party of dismissing and ignoring "factions of society", and she asked Ocasio-Cortez to specify which voters she meant. When Crowley sent a Latina surrogate to debate Ocasio-Cortez last week, citing scheduling conflicts, Ocasio-Cortez blasted him on Twitter for sending someone with a "slight resemblance to me". (more...)
New York Politician Attacks ‘Greedy Jewish Landlords’ - Could He Win Race?
- June 28, 2018

Ocasio-Cortez studied economics and global relations at BU and worked in Sen. If she wins the reliably Democratic district in November, it will make her the youngest woman ever elected to Congress. The minimum wage varies by state, but now the federal tipped minimum wage (paid to many restaurant workers) is a meager $2.13 per hour, while the minimum wage is $7.25. (more...)
White House confirms Bolton discusses potential Russia-US summit in Moscow White House confirms Bolton discusses potential Russia-US summit in Moscow
- June 28, 2018

President Trump has expressed his interest in holding a summit with Putin to fix frayed ties between the two nations. Reports have said Helsinki, Finland, was being considered and that the face-to-face sitdown would happen around the time Trump visits Britain and attends a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gathering in Brussels next month. (more...)
Entire Ocampo police force detained over candidate's murder Entire Ocampo police force detained over candidate's murder
- June 28, 2018

According to the BBC , the politician was shot to death on June 21 near his home, writes the Chronicle.info with reference for a New time. The federal forces returned Sunday morning with more reinforcements and arrested Mr Garcia and the entire force. (more...)

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