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I have right to pardon myself, declares Donald Trump

I have right to pardon myself, declares Donald Trump Sanders repeatedly replied to these inquiries by saying the president wouldn't ever need to pardon himself because he "hasn't done anything wrong". "It violates constitutional prohibitions on self-dealing, and if you use the pardon power to eviscerate checks on the presidency, that's also an abuse of the pardon power", Gillian Metzger, a constitutional-law scholar at Columbia University tol... [Full Article...]

Duterte slammed for kissing married woman before huge audience

Duterte slammed for kissing married woman before huge audience Women's rights advocates in the Philippines recently launched an online #BabaeAko (I Am A Woman) campaign to send a message that they were not taking Mr Duterte's "sexist" statements sitting down. "I assure you, for me and even the President, there was no malice in the kiss", she said. "Are you ready for a kissing scene?" Kim squealed and put her hands in front of her face while looking nervous,... [Full Article...]

N.Korea talks get underway in NY

N.Korea talks get underway in NY A top North Korean official arrived at the White House on Friday and planned to deliver President Donald Trump a letter from dictator Kim Jong Un , as the two sides scrambled to reinstate a nuclear summit between the leaders this month. Trump issued a letter to Kim on May 24 nixing initial plans for the summit over what the president deemed offensive comments by North Korea over demands for d... [Full Article...]

Jordan's Prime Minister Steps Down in Wake of Protests

Jordan's Prime Minister Steps Down in Wake of Protests Mulki's government, Jordan's Royal Court said. The increases have caused Mulki's popularity to plummet. Some demonstrators blocked roads with their cars, while others held signs reading: "The people of Jordan will not kneel". According to official estimates, 18.5 percent of Jordan's population of 9.5 million is unemployed, while 20 percent are on the brink of poverty. Amman is the most exp... [Full Article...]

Kapoho Lava Flow Update From Civil Defense

Kapoho Lava Flow Update From Civil Defense Magno said Monday that he had no official tally of residents remaining in the isolated area - although he said an earlier estimate of about a dozen seemed unrealistically low. Fumes and lava flow from Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island towards the ocean in an image taken from a helicopter on June 3, 2018.Lava flow originating from Fissure 8 pours into Kapoho Bay on the Big Island of Hawaii, ... [Full Article...]

We will ‘push Iran out of this region,’ vows Merkel

We will ‘push Iran out of this region,’ vows Merkel Notwithstanding their agreement on the dangers Iranian military assets pose in Syria, the two leaders diverged with regard to the Iranian nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA ). While Merkel recognized the need to investigate evidence Israel extracted from Iran related to the Islamic Republic's covert nuclear weapons program, she stood by the European position rega... [Full Article...]

With khukris and assault rifles, Singapore's Gurkhas to guard Trump-Kim summit

With khukris and assault rifles, Singapore's Gurkhas to guard Trump-Kim summit US officials at Panmunjom met with a North Korean delegation again on Monday to work out details of weapons-related commitments, South Korean newspaper Segye Ilbo reported. "Our focus is on the president's meeting with Kim Jong-un, and the president will make his views known directly to him when we're in Singapore ", she said. [Full Article...]

Giuseppe Conte named Italian PM as leading parties form alliance

Giuseppe Conte named Italian PM as leading parties form alliance Salvini's fellow deputy prime minister, leader of the anti-establishment Five Star movement Luigi Di Maio, has also called rescue NGOs "taxis on the sea" although his rhetoric on immigration is more measured that that of the League. The president had balked at the populist parties' original choice for finance minister, Paolo Savona, an 81-year-old who has been fiercely critical of the European Uni... [Full Article...]

Trump Tweet: Why Didn't FBI Tell Me About Manafort?

Trump Tweet: Why Didn't FBI Tell Me About Manafort? According to a new court filing , which cites Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Brock Domin, Manafort and his associate, denoted in the document as "Person A", reached out to two witnesses associated with Manafort's past lobbying activities in an apparent attempt to coach their stories. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump expected to attend Monday event

Melania Trump expected to attend Monday event The first lady's public absence and lack of photos of her working at the White House as she claims has led to multiple conspiracy theories. Trump watched from the audience. However, Melania is scheduled to join the president on Monday is hosting a reception that is close to the press. The Twitterati smelled suspense and said the tweet, under all likelihood, was not composed by the first lady. [Full Article...]

Added security for graduates of Texas school where 10 killed

Added security for graduates of Texas school where 10 killed Throughout the conversation, she added, he kept referring to the murderer as "wacky" and wouldn't stop talking about arming teachers. "Maybe if everyone had access to mental health care, we wouldn't be in the situation", she says she told the president. [Full Article...]

Steel producers urge Trudeau to retaliate quickly against US tariffs

Steel producers urge Trudeau to retaliate quickly against US tariffs The US tariffs of 10% on aluminium and 25% on steel from the EU, Canada and Mexico have been widely condemned. Joseph Galimberti, president of the Canadian Steel Producers Association, said his industry wants Canada to levy the same taxes on us imports as soon as possible instead of waiting one month. [Full Article...]

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds

While chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer has been declining, physicians said the latest research findings will have a major impact by either giving patients more confidence in their decisions or encouraging them to take a different treatment approach. [Full Article...]

Mueller's Russian Federation probe costs over 16 mln dollars

Mueller's Russian Federation probe costs over 16 mln dollars Trump's lawyers argued in a letter to the special counsel that the president could not have obstructed the probe given the powers granted to him by the Constitution, the New York Times reported on Saturday. Conway has never been shy about criticizing President Donald Trump, despite the fact that his wife is one of the president's most ardent defenders on cable news shows. [Full Article...]

Bomber attacks meeting of Islamic scholars in Afghanistan

Bomber attacks meeting of Islamic scholars in Afghanistan A group of around 2,000 Muslim clerics, scholars and leaders had issued a fatwa declaring suicide attacks forbidden, or " haram ", under the principles of Islam , shortly before Monday's attack. Reading out a statement from the gathering, council member Ghofranullah Murad said that "the ongoing war in Afghanistan is illegal and has no root in Shari'a law". [Full Article...]

Enemies Can't Be Trusted, Tehran Won't Yield to Foreign Pressure - Iran's Leader

Enemies Can't Be Trusted, Tehran Won't Yield to Foreign Pressure - Iran's Leader Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out at Israel on Sunday, calling the Jewish state the "cancerous tumor" that must be 'removed and eradicated'. Iran's increasing capacity to enrich uranium to higher levels of fissile purity was one of the burning issues during years of negotiations with world powers, which wanted enrichment limited to research scale to minimize the risk of Ir... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia issues first driving licences to women in decades

Saudi Arabia issues first driving licences to women in decades The 10 women - all of whom exchanged foreign driving licences for Saudi licences at the General Department of Traffic in the Saudi capital of Riyadh and other cities - were fully aware of the significance of their experience and generally overjoyed at being part of such an historic moment. [Full Article...]

Mueller's team accuses Manafort of witness tampering

Mueller's team accuses Manafort of witness tampering The filing states that these witnesses worked with "The Hapsburg Group", the pro-Ukraine lobbying group Manafort was affiliated with without registering with the government. Specifically, Manafort allegedly told Person D1 on February 26, "We should talk". Manafort sought to "secure materially false testimony concerning the activities of" an influential group of European leaders, called the Hapsb... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump attends first official event in 24 days

Melania Trump attends first official event in 24 days Her decision not to go to Quebec is a departure from a year ago, when she made an global summit debut at the G7 meeting in Italy and followed up at the forum of G20 industrialized and developing nations in Germany. In an email to NPR on May 29, Grisham said Melania Trump had "been involved in several internal meetings with staff" since leaving the hospital. CNN reporter Brian Stelter falsely cl... [Full Article...]

Spain's Rajoy ousted, Socialist opposition leader takes over

Spain's Rajoy ousted, Socialist opposition leader takes over Two Catalan pro-independence parties as well as leftist Podemos also said they would back Sanchez. He earned a stunning victory to return as leader in May past year when he won an internal party election against Susana Diaz, the candidate anointed by the party's powerbrokers, including former prime ministers Felipe Gonzalez and Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero. [Full Article...]


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