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Duterte threatens to use emergency rule 'to the hilt'

Duterte threatens to use emergency rule 'to the hilt' The 73-year-old Duterte, whose critics have labeled him a misogynist and say his comments are derogatory and demeaning towards women, dismissed the kiss as just a "gimmick" to entertain supporters at a meet-and-greet event in Seoul . Here are five incidents when the president disgusted the world with his remarks about women. Women's rights advocates in the Philippines have launched an online #... [Full Article...]

Macron-Trump bromance soured by ‘terrible’ phone call

Macron-Trump bromance soured by ‘terrible’ phone call But Trump can't handle being criticised like that. The two leaders offered that olive branch to Trump ahead of his arrival at the G7 summit in Quebec on Friday, where disagreements on trade will be front and centre. The problem with Trump's comments to Trudeau is that British troops burned down the White House in 1814 during the War of 1812, the report said. " It is a mistake because it respon... [Full Article...]

Wreckage of missing Kenyan plane on domestic flight located

Wreckage of missing Kenyan plane on domestic flight located The eight passengers were Ahmed Ali Abdi , Karaba Sailah Waweru Muiga , Khetia Kishani , Matakasakaraia Thamani, Matakatekei Paula , Ngugi George Kinyua, Pinuertorn Ronald and Wafula Robinson. - The plane had eight passengers and two crew members on board. A section of the search and rescue team was waiting to be airlifted from Njambini playground to the search zone at 7am. [Full Article...]

What happened in every key primary race last night?

What happened in every key primary race last night? Grant Hotel in San Diego, Calif., on June 5, 2018. Republican Kristi Noem won the GOP primary for governor Tuesday with 56 percent, and has a chance to become the state's first female gubernatorial leader. Proponents in California said it would encourage more independent voters to participate in primaries and it would lead to more moderates winning elections, because candidates would not have to... [Full Article...]

Ethical polluting agent: The toxic embarassment of Scott Pruitt

Ethical polluting agent: The toxic embarassment of Scott Pruitt After Pruitt's latest scandal - an attempt to use the EPA to secure a Chick-Fil-A franchise for his wife - one White House insider told ABC News that he expected the EPA administrator would be asked to resign. "EPA is doing really, really well", Trump said to Pruitt at the meeting. Trump's praise follows mounting ethics concerns about Pruitt. The opportunity, according to one former EPA seni... [Full Article...]

Australia 4 Czech Republic 0: Nabbout and Leckie lead solid Socceroos

Australia 4 Czech Republic 0: Nabbout and Leckie lead solid Socceroos The victory over a Czech side that failed to qualify for the tournament in Russian Federation was the first for the Socceroos outside Australia since a 1-0 win over the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi in September 2016. "He's special in everything", Van Marwijk said when unveiling his preliminary squad . "He made a good impression. I wanted to give him a real chance". [Full Article...]

DOJ offers new briefing as lawmakers dispute Trump spy claim

DOJ offers new briefing as lawmakers dispute Trump spy claim Trump, without offering any evidence, has repeatedly alleged on Twitter that the Justice Department planted a spy inside his presidential campaign. 'It looks to me like the Federal Bureau of Investigation was doing what President Trump said I want you to do - find it out'. "As Chairman Nunes said the other day, if we had the information we could wrap this up faster", he said about the Califo... [Full Article...]

If Summit Goes Well, Kim Jong Un is Coming to U.S.

After a meeting with the Japanese prime minister, Trump was asked if he would host Kim at the White House or Mar a Lago. Kim Jong Il's 34 was witnessed by 17 armed bodyguards, North Korea state media reported . But the subject is hardly a priority for the businessman-turned-president, whose strategy appears to be in constant flux. Bolton's mention of the Libya model was met by vehement cr... [Full Article...]

Trump, Trudeau tension over trade, tariffs at G7 meeting in Canada

Trump, Trudeau tension over trade, tariffs at G7 meeting in Canada It is believed that the British attack on Washington was in retaliation for the American attack on York, Ontario - territory that eventually became Canada. Kudlow said he briefed a senior Canadian official on Trump's new idea Monday and was still waiting for a response. They certainly have long stopped standing up for fiscal responsibility, and though they held on to their free trade principle... [Full Article...]

U.S. Sends Medical Team to China Amid Reports of Mystery Ailment

U.S. Sends Medical Team to China Amid Reports of Mystery Ailment Now more cases have come to light, with "a number" of affected people sent to the United States for further evaluation, according to State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert. The China incidents affect one of the most important of the seven US diplomatic outposts in the country. Vehicles pass by high-rise apartment buildings in The Canton Place where U.S. [Full Article...]

Texas man bitten by severed rattlesnake head

Texas man bitten by severed rattlesnake head But when he bent down to pick up the snake to dispose of it, the head bit him on the hand. A snake's bite reflex can be triggered up to several hours after it has died. The key to surviving a snakebite, says Halpert, is to get medical help immediately if not sooner; nearly all victims of fatal snakebites in recent years died, at least in part, because they either refused medical treatment or... [Full Article...]

Israeli army kills Palestinian youth in occupied West Bank

Israeli army kills Palestinian youth in occupied West Bank After initially responding with riot-dispersal means, the military said one of the Palestinians approached from a side position and hurled a large rock that struck one of the soldiers in the head. Izzideen, Wednesday's casualty, is a distant relative of Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi . "The incident will be investigated", the military said. [Full Article...]

Israeli army kills Palestinian near fence in southern Gaza

Israeli army kills Palestinian near fence in southern Gaza In a statement later on Friday, Hanan Ashrawi, Palestinian Liberation Organization executive committee member, said the USA had once again demonstrated its "blind loyalty to Israel and tried to absolve it of any wrongdoing despite its egregious violations, deliberate massacres and willful killings and war crimes". [Full Article...]

Supreme Court rejects Northern Ireland abortion law case

Supreme Court rejects Northern Ireland abortion law case The Deputy President of the Supreme Court, Lord Jonathan Hugh Mance, said that "the present law clearly needs radical reconsideration". Despite the failure of the appeal Green Party MLA Clare Bailey welcomed the ruling that the law was not compatible with European human rights laws. [Full Article...]

Kim summit to be held at Singapore's Capella Hotel: White House

Kim summit to be held at Singapore's Capella Hotel: White House The gazette announcements reinforced speculation that Shangri-La Hotel in Tanglin and Capella Hotel on Sentosa could serve as either the venue of the meeting or accommodation for the leaders. The hotel - which boasts more than 100 rooms, ranging in price from around US$500 per night to US$7,500 for a presidential manor - was restored in part from late 19th-century British colonial buildings. [Full Article...]

Bad News for Democrats Seeking Reelection? McConnell Cancels Most of August Recess

Bad News for Democrats Seeking Reelection? McConnell Cancels Most of August Recess He also has suggested Trump is abusing his power - potentially for political purposes - by initiating an investigation into whether importing automobiles poses a threat to national security. But McConnell said he would potentially allow the NDAA to be used to push it through. Canada, Mexico and the European Union are now subject to a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminum. [Full Article...]

Trump welcomes Arab ambassadors to his first White House iftar

Trump welcomes Arab ambassadors to his first White House iftar Several Muslim civil rights groups pushed back, organising a " NOT Trump's Iftar " protest to be held in the evening at a park across from the White House. Several American Muslim groups have already said they will not participate in Wednesday's iftar. Past year when Trump opted against hosting an iftar dinner, he was also under fire as the American Muslim community had grown accustomed to atten... [Full Article...]

Pompeo calls for Venezuela to be suspended from OAS

Pompeo calls for Venezuela to be suspended from OAS Pompeo also called on allies to sanction and further isolate the government of Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro . Carlos Trujillo, U.S. ambassador to the Organization of American States, has promised the United States would increase pressure on Caribbean nations that have sided with Venezuela against the United States during OAS votes. [Full Article...]

One person died following bus crash on 401

One person died following bus crash on 401 Multiple people have been seriously injured in a bus crash on Highway 401 in eastern Ontario near Prescott. "We are contacting the Canadian side for more information", it said. McNamara says a helicopter from Toronto and a land ambulance from Ottawa are also headed to the scene. The Ottawa Hospital, eastern Ontario's main trauma centre, said on Twitter just before 6 p.m. [Full Article...]

29th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

29th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square A Chinese man stands alone to block a line of tanks heading east on Beijing's Cangan Boulevard in Tiananmen Square, June 5, 1989. Estimates from human rights groups and witnesses range from several hundred to several thousand. The Chinese Communist Party no longer mentions the Tiananmen incident to help Chinese society "move on"-moving on apparently means something different to China". [Full Article...]


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