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China has accused the U.S. of violating its sovereignty

China has accused the U.S. of violating its sovereignty The operations, which the Obama administration curtailed somewhat but which picked up again under President Donald Trump, are meant to exercise what the United States says are its rights under worldwide law. The Chinese Foreign Ministry said the USA warships on Sunday trespassed in China's territorial waters near the Paracel Islands, known as Xisha Islands in Chinese. [Full Article...]

Tamil Nadu orders shutdown of Sterlite's Tuticorin plant

Tamil Nadu orders shutdown of Sterlite's Tuticorin plant Protesters rampaged for hours in the southern state of Tamil Nadu calling for the closure of the plant owned by British-based mining giant Vedanta Resources. An Indian court has halted the expansion of a Sterlite Copper smelter after 11 protesters were killed during rallies demanding the closure of the existing plant due to pollution. [Full Article...]

Maryland's Ellicott City inundated by flash floods; crews conduct water rescues

Maryland's Ellicott City inundated by flash floods; crews conduct water rescues Hermond joined the Air Force in 1996 and served 10 years as an airman, the Guard's Col. Charles Kohler said. "We are heartbroken to see the devastation", Hogan said in a statement Monday . When the flash flooding receded, first responders walked through the ravaged downtown area, the main street strewn with debris. Storefronts were torn off buildings and cars were swept away. [Full Article...]

North Korea top officials flying to US

North Korea top officials flying to US President Donald Trump may go ahead. South Korea said Tuesday it wasn't aware of the trip by Kim Yong Chol, who is vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party Central Committee. will not try to topple the regime. Any visit to the United States would indicate a waiver was granted. Kim Chang-son's earlier visit to Beijing sparked speculations - most notably from South Korean lawmaker ... [Full Article...]

United States imposing 25% tariff of Chinese goods, apply investment restrictions in June

United States imposing 25% tariff of Chinese goods, apply investment restrictions in June Some, like Mr. Mnuchin, have focused on a potential compromise deal that would require China to buy huge amounts of American products while still forestalling the possibility of a trade war . The White House statement issued on Tuesday pointed to a United States Trade Representatives (USTR) Section 301 investigation that identified four aggressive technology policies pursued by China which it c... [Full Article...]

Giuliani says informant info key to Trump interview with Robert Mueller

Giuliani says informant info key to Trump interview with Robert Mueller In a separate television appearance, Giuliani said Trump was "adamant" about wanting to agree to an interview, saying, "If he wasn't thinking about it and it wasn't an active possibility, we would be finished with that by now and we would have moved on to getting the investigation over with another way". [Full Article...]

American freed from Venezuela jail returns home to Salt Lake

American freed from Venezuela jail returns home to Salt Lake Bob Corker of Tennessee and Orrin Hatch of Utah, and Rep. Mia Love of Utah. Sitting with Trump and other USA officials, Holt said he was "overwhelmed with gratitude" for those who worked for his release. Also at the homecoming were Mr. Holt's parents and the three Republican senators who helped secretly negotiate his release, Sens. An American who was jailed in Venezuela for two years ar... [Full Article...]

(Updated) Dr M says will talk to Singapore about dropping HSR

(Updated) Dr M says will talk to Singapore about dropping HSR Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said the decision was based on a statement made by the Langkawi MP. But then again, if the HSR project was to be dropped, it would incur significant costs - and Tun Dr. Najib said at the time: "One can have breakfast in Kuala Lumpur , lunch in Singapore, and be back in time for dinner in Kuala Lumpur". A bilateral agreement on key issues was ... [Full Article...]

Russia: Only Syrian forces should be stationed on Israel border

Russia: Only Syrian forces should be stationed on Israel border The United States has recently warned it will take action to protect a ceasefire in the area, while Israel said it would not tolerate a permanent military presence in Syria by Iran - a major ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, along with Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Hero 'Spiderman' Granted French Citizenship After Amazing Child Rescue

Hero 'Spiderman' Granted French Citizenship After Amazing Child Rescue When 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama saw a toddler dangling from a four-story building, he did what few of us are capable of doing: he scaled from the building and saved him. On Monday morning he was ferried to the Elysee Palace for an audience with the president, who listened smiling to his account of the rescue and presented him with a medal for his bravery. [Full Article...]

Girl, 12, among three killed as Cyclone Mekunu hits Oman

Girl, 12, among three killed as Cyclone Mekunu hits Oman On Thursday, the storm pummelled the island of Socotra in war-torn Yemen, leaving at least 19 people missing, causing severe flooding and material damage. State-run television said authorities had evacuated hundreds of residents from a small island off Salalah, the city where Oman's Sultan Qaboos was born. [Full Article...]

Subtropical Storm Alberto: Florida, Mississippi and Alabama declare states of emergency

Subtropical Storm Alberto: Florida, Mississippi and Alabama declare states of emergency With maximum sustained winds of 40 mphs, it was moving to north at about 13 miles per hour, according to the Hurricane Center. Alberto's movement was expected to accelerate Saturday night. Monday. By Monday night, it might be a little bit drier, with the chance of rain dropping to 60 percent, according to the National Weather Service in Miami . [Full Article...]

Japan 'Respects' Trump’s Decision to Cancel North Korea Meeting

Japan 'Respects' Trump’s Decision to Cancel North Korea Meeting The important thing is not holding a meeting itself but becoming an opportunity to move toward the solution of the nuclear and missile issues as well as the abduction [of Japanese citizens] issue. Trump rattled the region on Thursday by cancelling his June 12 meeting with Kim in the Southeast Asian city-state, citing "open hostility" from Pyongyang. [Full Article...]

Trump says Korea talks 'going along very well'

Kim and Moon also agreed to meet frequently in the future, setting June first as the date of their first meeting. "If we got that done and if we can be successful in the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, it would be a great thing for North Korea , it would be a great thing for South Korea, be great for Japan and great for the world - great for the United States, great for China". [Full Article...]

Two men set off bomb in Canadian restaurant

Two men set off bomb in Canadian restaurant The two men fled after detonating the improvised explosive device, police said. Peel Regional Police said they received a call about the incident at 10:32 PM (local time yesterday), (0800 IST today). The first suspect was described as in his mid-20s, about 5 feet 11 with a stocky build and light skin, wearing blue jeans, a zip-up hoodie pulled over his head and a baseball cap. [Full Article...]

The 'scandals' and progress of the Russian Federation probe

The 'scandals' and progress of the Russian Federation probe Within days, a redacted version of the Department of Justice Inspector General report on the DOJ and FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation will be made public. I honestly do not remember a time when I actually feared our governmental leaders, but I do now, and I know many people who share this view. This preposterous lie was dutifully repeated by Fox News and talk rad... [Full Article...]

Grandma sentenced to death for smuggling crystal meth

Grandma sentenced to death for smuggling crystal meth Director of Customs at Malaysia's global airport, shows the bag allegedly containing drugs that was being carried by Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto when she was arrested. The ruling comes despite changes to Malaysian law previous year which made the death penalty no longer mandatory for drug mules . Exposto had said she went to Shanghai to meet a US serviceman with whom she had an online romance,... [Full Article...]

Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch shortly before inauguration

Trump lawyer met Russian oligarch shortly before inauguration Vekselberg's American cousin Andrew Intrater attended the Trump Tower meeting and told the New York Times that Vekselberg's appearance wasn't initially planned. They sat together at one of the dinners on Inauguration Day and Intrater's $250,000 donation to the inaugural committee got him two tickets to the swearing-in ceremony, which he and Vekselberg attended. [Full Article...]

Rusal chief executive and 7 directors quit

Rusal chief executive and 7 directors quit In a statement issued in Hong Kong, where it is listed, Rusal said Deripaska, a non-executive director of the company, had stepped down as director. The measures were created to punish Moscow for meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election. [Full Article...]

American Legion to host Memorial Day ceremony

American Legion to host Memorial Day ceremony Second St., Unit 109, in St. Charles. A Memorial Mass will take place on the cemetery grounds at 4 p.m. Guest speaker will be Assistant Chief of Police Tyson Bauman. In the event of rain, meet at Mansfield High School. In Marietta, the parade organized by AL Post 64 will begin lining up at 9 a.m. Monday on Front Street next to East Muskingum Park. [Full Article...]


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