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Corker unveils bipartisan tariff bill after rebuffing Trump

Corker unveils bipartisan tariff bill after rebuffing Trump Mr. McConnell, Republican of Kentucky and the majority leader, presented the schedule change as an opportunity for lawmakers to pass spending legislation and to approve more of President Trump's nominees. Starting Monday in the Senate, McConnell has teed up votes on three nominees to serve as federal district court judges, including the first Hispanic lawyer whom Trump nominated for the bench,... [Full Article...]

NJ police officers won't face criminal charges for beach altercation, prosecutor says

NJ police officers won't face criminal charges for beach altercation, prosecutor says The woman at the center of a controversial arrest in Wildwood spoke out on " CBS This Morning " on Wednesday. Ms. Weinman and her attorney are entitled to due process and they have not yet received the information that they will be entitled to as part of the legal process. [Full Article...]

#Tankman2018: Remembering the Tiananmen Square massacre

#Tankman2018: Remembering the Tiananmen Square massacre Elsewhere in the world, much smaller protests were held in many major cities, such as one that took place in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington on June 2, at which dozens of Chinese activists were in attendance. The MAC said despite China's growing power, it continues to backslide on human rights as evidenced by its suppression of academic freedom, students' freedom of expression and peo... [Full Article...]

Melania to skip North Korea summit

Melania to skip North Korea summit On May 14, 2018 First Lady Melania Trump underwent kidney surgery at Walter Reed Medical Medical Center in Washington D.C. The president awkwardly tried to joke about the speculation over her absence since her recent surgery. Comedian Sarah Silverman retweeted the first lady's post, adding: "Who is this? where's Melania? ". In one snap, Mrs Trump was visible next to her husband, but the... [Full Article...]

Putin says lifting sanctions on Moscow will benefit all

Putin says lifting sanctions on Moscow will benefit all Mueller's indictment accuses Prigozhin and 12 other Russians of engaging in an alleged election-meddling conspiracy by placing politically divisive posts and ads that reached millions of us voters on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media. [Full Article...]

Video Shows Black Smoke Billowing From Five-Star Knightsbridge Hotel

Video Shows Black Smoke Billowing From Five-Star Knightsbridge Hotel Firefighters were called to the blaze at 3.55pm (10.55pm Singapore time), and were expected to continue working into the night. There were no immediate reports of any casualties. Hotel employees evacuated to nearby Hyde Park and were given bottles of water as they waited for instructions. "It was like people were in shock, everyone immediately just started leaving the street and the area". [Full Article...]

Explosion rocks Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, sending ash 1 mile high

Explosion rocks Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, sending ash 1 mile high Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano has destroyed more than 150 homes in a rural Big Island district, including that of Big Island Mayor Harry Kim. This satellite image provided by Digital Globe captured on Saturday, shows advancing lava flows on Hawaii as they approach Kapoho Bay and the Vacationland residential neighbourhood. [Full Article...]

Pastor killed by crocodile during baptism

Pastor killed by crocodile during baptism While hardly an every day occurrence, crocodile attacks are a known risk in Ethiopia - as in Florida or any region where they thrive. "All of a sudden, a crocodile jumped out of the lake and grabbed the pastor", an eyewitness told BBC Amharic . [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell cancels Senate's August recess

Democrats responded by embracing the new work schedule. McConnell's move to alter the four-week recess that was scheduled to begin on August 6 may also be a tactic to win a deal with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY on a plan to move a large bloc of pending nominees through in exchange for more time away from Washington. [Full Article...]

Israel to send aid teams to Guatemala following deadly volcanic eruption

Israel to send aid teams to Guatemala following deadly volcanic eruption The official death toll, which stood at more than 75, was sure to rise, with at least 192 people reported missing. "We are ready when CONRED as the governing body of emergency management authorise us to make an appeal", the ministry said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un begged for summit on his knees: Rudy Giuliani

Kim Jong-un begged for summit on his knees: Rudy Giuliani We are talking about the construction of a railroad, let's say (and, by the way, China could join these projects as well), between Russian Federation and North and South Korea. A small Southeast Asian nation with good ties to countries both East and West, Singapore tends toward neutrality, projecting itself as the region's answer to Switzerland. [Full Article...]

Bomber attacks meeting of Islamic scholars in Afghanistan

Bomber attacks meeting of Islamic scholars in Afghanistan It was not immediately clear how many of them were among those killed. Police said that if the bomber had gone deeper into the tent, the casualties would have been significantly higher. As per local Tolo News , the fatwa read , "War in its all types is forbidden under the Islamic and Sharia law and it is nothing but shedding the blood of Muslims". [Full Article...]

Guatemala toll rises to 73 after strong explosion

Guatemala toll rises to 73 after strong explosion The explosions billowed ash more than 5,000m (16,000ft) above sea level, with Guatemala's seismology and volcanology institute warning that there is a moderate flow of unsafe material down the volcano - with the possibility of a strong flow in some areas. [Full Article...]

Indian GDP Rises to 7.7 % in Q4 2018

Indian GDP Rises to 7.7 % in Q4 2018 Gross domestic product expanded an annual 7.3 percent in the first three months of 2018, the May 24-29 poll of 55 economists predicted, a touch faster than the 7.2 percent achieved in the last three months of 2017 - and well above China's pace of 6.8 percent for the quarter ending in March. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort Slated To Appear In Court Over New Allegations

Paul Manafort Slated To Appear In Court Over New Allegations Robert Mueller , who is investigating alleged Russian election interference, said Mr Manafort had contacted people related to his money laundering and tax fraud case in breach of his bail terms. Several members of the Hapsburg group have previously denied the allegations. The former politicians, who were paid more than 2 million euros for their work, did not disclose they were being paid for l... [Full Article...]

Idaho teacher who fed puppy to snapping turtle charged

Idaho teacher who fed puppy to snapping turtle charged A mother of two boys at the school told the Preston Citizen the puppy was terminally ill and was given to Crosland by its grief-stricken owner; she said Crosland fed the dying puppy to the turtle in a graphic demonstration of the circle of life for his students. [Full Article...]

As Polls Close, California Holds Key on Big Night of Primary Elections

As Polls Close, California Holds Key on Big Night of Primary Elections More than 92,000 votes were cast as the race narrows to succeed Republican Gov. Susana Martinez, who can not run for a consecutive third term. The San Diego County Registrar of Voters sent out more mail ballots than ever before this election season, and that could impact how long it takes to tally up the votes, officials said Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Plans to give NI joint UK and EU status - UK official

Plans to give NI joint UK and EU status - UK official It would come into effect if a more elegant solution that avoids a hard border and allows the Britain to leave the customs union isn't agreed, although unionists rejected the plan, suggesting it would cut the North off from the rest of the UK . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump claims he has 'absolute right to pardon myself'

Donald Trump claims he has 'absolute right to pardon myself' And in fact, when I chose to just do it, I said to myself - I said, you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story". Conservative filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza on President Trump's decision to pardon him, Trump considering a pardon of Martha Stewart and Rod Blagojevich and speculation Howard Schultz is leaving Starbucks for a 2020 presidential bid. [Full Article...]

Woman charged with manslaughter for allegedly running over man on baseball field

Woman charged with manslaughter for allegedly running over man on baseball field In an eerie twist, it has since been revealed that Parkhurst earlier confessed to striking and killing Carolee Ashby, 4, in NY on Halloween night in 1968. His brother Lenny was passed out in the back seat. "I don't remember seeing any kids but I believe in my heart I hit the little Ashby girl with my auto", he wrote. [Full Article...]


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