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Quake hits Gunma, no major damage reported

The 5.3-magnitude quake struck at a depth of 15.4km at 7.58am (6.58am, Singapore time) near Osaka, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). on June 17, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The Yomiuri Shimbun An estimated magnitude-5.9 quake occurred in Osaka Prefecture at about 7: 58 a.m. [Full Article...]

Says will 'take firm, appropriate measures' against Syria violations

Says will 'take firm, appropriate measures' against Syria violations Since past year, a "de-escalation" deal brokered by Russian Federation, the United States and Jordan has contained fighting there. The US will "take firm and appropriate measures" in response to Syrian government violations in a so-called de-escalation zone in the southwest of the country, the State Department said in a statement on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump adviser says ‘nobody likes’ family separation policy

Donald Trump adviser says ‘nobody likes’ family separation policy Almost 2000 children were separated from their families over a six-week period in April and May after Attorney-General Jeff Sessions announced a new Trump administration "zero-tolerance" policy enacted this year that prosecutes all unlawful immigrants as criminals. [Full Article...]

Caputo claims Federal Bureau of Investigation informant approached him to offer Clinton dirt

The Russian, who called himself Henry Greenberg, wanted $2 million for the dirt about the Democratic challenger, but Stone rejected the offer. But the new evidence that Stone had a previously undisclosed meeting with a Russian may also have a link to Manafort, who before being hired to run Trump's campaign was the top political consultant who molded the career of pro-Russian Ukrainian strongman ... [Full Article...]

Rudy Giuliani wants Mueller's 'almost illegal and unethical probe' to be investigated

Rudy Giuliani wants Mueller's 'almost illegal and unethical probe' to be investigated As Newsweek reported, President Trump's lawyer called Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecutors investigating his client "wackadoodles" who belong in a psychiatric ward. I'm out of it. "And I shouldn't be involved in that process because I'm probably too rooted in his defense, but I couldn't and I don't want to take prerogatives away from him". [Full Article...]

Merkel cannot prevent coalition crisis on migrants

Merkel cannot prevent coalition crisis on migrants The CSU faces elections in Bavaria in October, and the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) poses a significant threat, with its anti-immigration rhetoric. Then Merkel agreed to keep Germany's borders open, allowing nearly a million refugees to enter Germany amid dispute and disarray across Europe as many governments refused to cooperate. [Full Article...]

Heavy rain, cooler temps ahead for Father’s Day

Heavy rain, cooler temps ahead for Father’s Day Combine those highs with dew points and heat index numbers climb into the mid 90s to even triple-digits during peak heating hours. Beyond Monday , periodic chances of showers and storms will exist through much of next week to bringing some much needed rain to Northeast Kansas. [Full Article...]

At least 5 die when SUV crashes during chase

Five people were taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center, including the driver who is believed to be a US citizen. Boy believes the driver was scouting the area to try and pick up immigrants. He added: "This is a flawless example of why our borders need to be secure". Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd said there were 14 people in the vehicle at the time of the crash, and 12 of them were und... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom law to ban ‘upskirting’ photos blocked by Conservative lawmaker

United Kingdom law to ban ‘upskirting’ photos blocked by Conservative lawmaker An attempt in the United Kingdom parliament to make upskirting a specific criminal offence was blocked by a Tory MP this afternoon, as shouts of "shame" rang out in the House of Commons. Disappointed that no progress today - the law needs to be reformed. The MP for Christchurch, Dorset, claimed he objected to the Voyeurism (Offences) Bill because he doesn't agree with legislation being brough... [Full Article...]

Both sides say data on their side in Harvard admissions suit

Both sides say data on their side in Harvard admissions suit The two sides made dueling motions Friday calling on Judge Allison Burroughs to rule in their favor through summary judgment, but the case is expected to go to trial in the fall. The university instead filed court documents with new research showing that Harvard does not discriminate against Asian-American applicants. The group, which sued in 2014, told a federal judge in Boston on Friday that t... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom government proposes three scenarios for parliament vote on Brexit deal

United Kingdom government proposes three scenarios for parliament vote on Brexit deal Calm down, says Dominic Grieve , leader of the Tory revolt, in the Evening Standard. "It is unacceptable", leading rebel Dominic Grieve told the BBC. Pro-Brexit MPs argue that this would tie ministers' hands at a crucial stage, and accuse the pro-EU side of manipulating the process to secure the softest of Brexits. [Full Article...]

Giuliani Says Trump's Call on Mueller Interview Likely Next Week

Giuliani Says Trump's Call on Mueller Interview Likely Next Week Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sent to jail last week to await trial on more than 20 charges as part of the special counsel's probe. Giuliani pushed back Sunday on the notion that in discussing his pardon power, the president had been suggesting doing anything untoward. In comments to another reporter, Giuliani reportedly said pardons are completely off the table. [Full Article...]

UK Home Office returns epileptic boy's medicinal cannabis oil

UK Home Office returns epileptic boy's medicinal cannabis oil Charlotte Caldwell and her son Billy stand outside the Home Office in London during a break in a meeting on June 11 with officials to discuss how Billy can have his severe epilepsy treated with cannabis oil, which banned in Britain. She criticised the "dreadful, horrific, cruel experience" that has deeply affected 12-year-old Billy, saying: "His little body has been completely broken and his lit... [Full Article...]

Tent-like shelter for kids reflects flawed immigration plan, GOP congressman says

Tent-like shelter for kids reflects flawed immigration plan, GOP congressman says The former superstore stretches across 250,000 square feet, but the bedrooms for the children housed there are tightly packed. Called "Casa Padre", it is now the largest such shelter in the country and houses almost 1,500 boys between the ages of 10 and 17. [Full Article...]

Corker aims for Senate vote this week on President Trump's controversial tariffs

Corker aims for Senate vote this week on President Trump's controversial tariffs He added that the Senate is "becoming a body where, well, we'll do what we can do, but my gosh, if the president gets upset with us, then we might not be in the majority, and so let's don't do anything that might upset the president". "Gosh, we might poke the bear" is the language I've been hearing in hallways. "So I would like to join Senator Corker in finding another bill , and I would do all... [Full Article...]

Russian police detain British gay rights activist after protest

Russian police detain British gay rights activist after protest He was led away and taken to a police vehicle. In April, activists staged a vigil in London marking the one-year point since reports emerged of a "gay purge" in the Chechen Republic, with the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reporting that dozens of men had been abducted, tortured and killed. [Full Article...]

Trump slaps tariffs on China, triggering swift retaliation

Trump slaps tariffs on China, triggering swift retaliation China's Ministry of Commerce said the decision to impose tariffs meant "all previously agreed trade negotiation results are no longer valid". China has also compiled a list of $50 billion in USA products that would face retaliatory tariffs , including agricultural products that could potentially harm Trump's large voter base in rural areas. [Full Article...]

2,000 families separated at United States border in six weeks

2,000 families separated at United States border in six weeks In a press call with reporters, DHS officials twice stated that they do not believe the account of Natalia Cornelio, a civil rights lawyer who told CNN that US officials "forcibly" separated an undocumented Honduran mother from her child, BuzzFeed News reported . [Full Article...]

Taxi hits pedestrians in Moscow amid World Cup festivities

Taxi hits pedestrians in Moscow amid World Cup festivities The video then shows witnesses run over to the driver's side door and yank the young male driver out of the vehicle. Asked if the driver appeared drunk, the witness said: "No, he wasn't drunk". Mexico are due to play Germany at the Luzhniki Stadium on Sunday in the city and two Mexican women are in a stable condition after the incident, the country's embassy in Moscow said on Twitter . [Full Article...]

Rabat Prepares for Eid al-Fitr Celebrations

Rabat Prepares for Eid al-Fitr Celebrations Delivering the Sermon at the Siaka Stevens National Stadium, the officiating Imam, Sheik Abubakarr Conteh admonished all Muslims to maintain the discipline learned in the Holy month of Ramadan. Eid 2018 Date in India: Eid will be celebrated on June 16 as the moon was not sighted on Thursday evening. But this year, the Al Rashid Youth Club made a decision to kick things up a notch with a Sunda... [Full Article...]


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