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German prosecutors seek extradition to Spain of Carles Puigdemont

German prosecutors seek extradition to Spain of Carles Puigdemont The attorney general in Germany's northern state of Schleswig-Holstein has applied to the Higher Regional Court for an extradition order of Puigdemont, Deutsche Presse Agentur (DPA) confirmed. In an 85-page appeal quoted by Spanish media on Monday, Puigdemont denies both crimes and argues that there was "no kind of violence" on the day of the October 1 referendum, a prerequisite for the charge ... [Full Article...]

Trade War: China slaps tariffs on 128 U.S. goods

Trade War: China slaps tariffs on 128 U.S. goods He said the US exported nearly $6.5 billion of pork previous year - $1.1 billion of it to China . "Everybody is bracing for that", Kleintop said of expected US tariffs on $50 billion to $60 billion worth of annual imports from China that will likely intensify US - China tensions. [Full Article...]

Anti-Muslim fliers prompt extra patrols by Portland police

Anti-Muslim fliers prompt extra patrols by Portland police Rather than fighting back against the idea, or even chatter in support of it, Amani told Teen Vogue the main response to the idea of "Punish a Muslim" day has been overwhelming love and support. Responding to Sarwar's raising of the subject at First Minister's Questions, during which he read details of the letter to the parliamentary chamber, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said: "It's sickeni... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump to deploy military to US-Mexico border

Donald Trump to deploy military to US-Mexico border He says, "We're going to be doing things militarily until we can have a wall and proper security". "I have just heard the caravan coming up from Honduras is broken up, and Mexico did that", Mr. Late last month Trump floated the idea of the military paying for the wall o n Twitter . "Pueblo Sin Fronteras blames the US for the unrest, saying it had a role in creating crisis by supporti... [Full Article...]

Family members enroute to wedding die in vehicle crash

Family members enroute to wedding die in vehicle crash Cal Robertson, a spokesman for the CHP, confirmed reports that thespeedometer was showing 90 miles per hour at the time of the crash, but he said it could have moved during impact or could accidentally have been manipulated during the investigation. [Full Article...]

Saudi oil tanker hit in Houthi attack off Yemen - coalition

Saudi oil tanker hit in Houthi attack off Yemen - coalition It was not immediately clear if the missile was intercepted by Saudi Arabia's missile defence system. The tanker suffered a slight hit, but continued on its route, according to Alarabiya. Guterres explained that there is an opportunity to resolve the conflict in Yemen and must be used, pointing out that the United Nations envoy is working on the Yemeni plan for a solution. [Full Article...]

Elephant killed as circus truck tips over on road in Spain

Elephant killed as circus truck tips over on road in Spain Video shows the injured animals being evacuated from the crash site with the help of mobile cranes. Civil Guard police also tweeted a photo of a uniformed official standing in front of two of the roving animals, and wrote: "Our Albacete traffic comrades today, attending to some elephants who were victims of an accident in Pozo Canada ". [Full Article...]

Russian ambassador to Ireland to host briefing on Skripal case

Russian ambassador to Ireland to host briefing on Skripal case He said: "Worse than the Cold War is a real war". Ushakov expressed the hope that Russian Federation and the United States could return to "constructive and serious dialogue". He argued that Moscow had no reason to attack Mr Skripal, a former MI6 double-agent released in a 2010 spy swap. Former UK Ambassador to Moscow Sir Tony Brenton said Buzhinsky's comments were a "relatively mainstream vie... [Full Article...]

Myanmar minister to visit Rohingya refugee camps

Myanmar minister to visit Rohingya refugee camps Since August 2017, almost 700,000 minority Muslim Rohingyas have fled violence in Myanmar across the border into Bangaldesh's Cox's Bazar , joining several hundred thousand more that were already settled there in overcrowded camps. Rohingya migrants attempting the boat routes south have been a rare sighting since Thai authorities clamped down on regional trafficking networks in 2015, leaving thou... [Full Article...]

Erdoğan, Putin launch construction of Turkey's first nuclear plant Akkuyu

Erdoğan, Putin launch construction of Turkey's first nuclear plant Akkuyu Following speeches delivered by the two leaders, Development Minister Lutfi Elvan pressed the button to lay the foundation of the Akkuyu plant in Turkey's southern Mersin province and implemented the agreement signed between the Turkish and Russian governments back in 2010. [Full Article...]

'Bharat Bandh' on SC/ST ruling in Vidisha

'Bharat Bandh' on SC/ST ruling in Vidisha It said offences committed under the SC/ST act can be added later after the preliminary inquiry is over. "We have not diluted any provision of SC/ST Act and only safeguarded interest of innocents from being arrested". The judgment only prevents the innocent from being arrested. When Mr. Venugopal said such an enquiry would delay the grant of compensation mandated to victims under the Act... [Full Article...]

North Korean General Issues Rare Apology For Limiting Media Access

North Korean General Issues Rare Apology For Limiting Media Access The performers included K-pop girl band Red Velvet , starlet Seohyun of Girls' Generation , singers Cho Yong-pil and Lee Sun-hee, and rocker Yoon Do-hyun. Wearing a dark Mao-style suit, the leader of North Korea made an unscheduled appearance at the concert with his wife , Ri Sol-ju, and sister, Kim Yo-jung. [Full Article...]

A Dutch Attorney Is the First Person Sentenced in the Russia Investigation

That document was allegedly arranged by ex-Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort , who worked for Viktor Yanukovych , the former pro-Russian president of Ukraine. Van der Zwaan has been living in a Residence Inn, Schwartz said. Van der Zwaan came back to the United States weeks later to correct his lies to the special counsel's office, but at Tuesday's hearing, there was discussion as to wheth... [Full Article...]

IAF helicopter crashes in Kedarnath, passengers escape unhurt

IAF helicopter crashes in Kedarnath, passengers escape unhurt The helicopter was carrying construction material from Guptkashi to Kedarnath for the ongoing construction work at the Kedarpuri township which encompasses the Kedarnath shrine. IAF had started inducting Mi-17 V5 choppers in February 2012 after 80 of them were ordered from Russian Federation. After the accident, the smoke started coming out from the helicopter. [Full Article...]

Mueller Was Authorized to Investigate Paul Manafort's Work for Ukraine

Mueller Was Authorized to Investigate Paul Manafort's Work for Ukraine But in their new filing, prosecutors revealed that Rosenstein - who appointed Mueller after the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, recused himself , over contacts with Russians during the election campaign - wrote a memo last August that outlined the scope of Mueller's appointment. [Full Article...]

Netanyahu cancels deal with United Nations to resettle African migrants

Netanyahu cancels deal with United Nations to resettle African migrants On Monday, Israel and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) struck a deal that would allow some 16,250 illegal African migrants to gain legal status and stay in Israel. Netanyahu wrote that Israel had reached an agreement with Rwanda to accept the "infiltrators", but that pressure from the New Israel Fund had forced Rwanda to renege on that agreement. [Full Article...]

French strike affects Swiss rail connections

French strike affects Swiss rail connections Thalys trains towards Belgium and the Netherlands will operate nearly normally, but there will be none at all to Spain, Italy or Switzerland. At Gare du Nord, Paris's busiest station, platforms were so crowded that some commuters tumbled onto tracks; other stations were plunged into darkness, the lights and ticket machines switched off. [Full Article...]

Weed legalization helps decrease opioid consumption, research shows

Weed legalization helps decrease opioid consumption, research shows That is why Dr. Kenneth Weinberg of Cannabis Doctors of NY, a group based in Columbia County and Manhattan, is supporting legalization of recreational marijuana. Homeless people are drawn to Colorado now for easy access to pot. This may be surprising to those who think of the Baby Boom generation - who are now in their mid-50s to early 70s - as embracing marijuana use in their youth in the 1960s a... [Full Article...]

Russian Foreign Minister: The Brits have taken the game too far

Russian Foreign Minister: The Brits have taken the game too far Mr Lavrov also issued fresh denials at the news conference on Monday. Lavrov also denied the attack was "sophisticated", saying that if it had been, the victims would have died immediately. On March 26, in retaliation for the assassination attempt, the United Kingdom expelled 23 Russian officials, the United States expelled 60, and 19 other countries, mostly North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ... [Full Article...]

Muslim woman suing United States hospital after vicious patient attack

Muslim woman suing United States hospital after vicious patient attack Within seconds, a man approaches from behind and repeatedly punches her in the head, knocking the 19-year-old woman on the ground. Before he allegedly targeted the Muslim patient, Deliz, the police report stated, was discharged from the hospital but made a decision to remain on the premises allegedly "wandering down the adjacent hallways" and accosting "other patients, asking for cigarettes". [Full Article...]


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