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USA soldier killed, 4 more wounded in Somalia attack

USA soldier killed, 4 more wounded in Somalia attack US President Donald Trump paid tribute on Twitter last night, offering "thoughts and prayers" to the families of the soldier who was killed and those who were wounded. Late past year US drone strikes also began targeting a small presence of fighters linked to the Islamic State group in Somalia's north. More than 500 American forces are partnering with African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM) an... [Full Article...]

Ex-Senate Aide Indicted on Charges of Lying to FBI

Ex-Senate Aide Indicted on Charges of Lying to FBI Wolfe, the Federal Bureau of Investigation did not subpoena or imprison journalist Ali Watkins but instead seized her communication records without her knowledge - an intrusion into the reporter-source relationship that is often essential to accountability journalism. [Full Article...]

Recreational Marijuana Bill Passes In Canadian Senate

Recreational Marijuana Bill Passes In Canadian Senate He told reporters: 'I support Sen. In January, Sessions rescinded an Obama-era memo assuring state-regulated marijuana dealers that federal prosecutors would leave them alone if they followed state regulations meant to keep pot out of the hands of kids and money out of the hands of drug cartels. [Full Article...]

UN Assembly to vote on condemning Israeli actions in Gaza

UN Assembly to vote on condemning Israeli actions in Gaza The Israeli military has come under intense global criticism for permitting its forces to open fire on unarmed protesters in Gaza . Israel has been battling to combat the kites and balloons and lately has been trying to use drones to bring them down. [Full Article...]

President Trump tweets that he now doesn’t endorse G-7 joint statement

President Trump tweets that he now doesn’t endorse G-7 joint statement He is due to fly to Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , which he described as a "mission of peace". Trump's apparent threat to end USA trade deals with top allies came as he feuded with French President Emmanuel Macron , Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other leaders over the trade war he instigated late last month . [Full Article...]

Death toll rises to 99 at Guatemala volcano

Death toll rises to 99 at Guatemala volcano One picture taken by a European satellite, the Sentinel-2, on Monday (June 4) showed the centre of the volcano as a bright, red spot with lava coming up and flowing down as a brown mass. Subsoil temperatures hit up to 700 degrees during the height of the eruption, and now the search is well under way clearing the rubble of shattered homes, looking for bodies. [Full Article...]

In Austria, Putin calls for lifting sanctions, Kurz sticks by European Union position

In Austria, Putin calls for lifting sanctions, Kurz sticks by European Union position He then, though, seemed to imply just that, suggesting that European enthusiasm for USA -led sanctions against Russian Federation was waning. Austria is an interesting case in point. He compared the tariffs to the Western sanctions imposed on Russian Federation, claiming European countries had now fallen foul of the United States in the same way. [Full Article...]

Divers find body of woman killed by alligator in South Florida

Divers find body of woman killed by alligator in South Florida Davie Police Det. Vivian Gallinal said a witness last saw Matsuki walking her dogs near the water Friday morning. Animal control took the dog. A Davie resident recalled visiting the park a year ago and seeing a shockingly large alligator swim to the bank after her son threw bread in the water to feed the fish. [Full Article...]

Palestinian man shot dead for throwing stone at IDF soldier

Palestinian man shot dead for throwing stone at IDF soldier Since late April thousands of Palestinians have been taking part in protests along the Gaza-Israel border that quickly turned violent, calling for the right to return to their ancestral homelands in what is now Israel . Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assassinated the Palestinian, directly and repeatedly firing at him, in addition to attacking dozens of Palestinians. [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 That, of course, opens the door to another negotiation between now and August between McConnell and Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer , D-N.Y. Republicans passed an overhaul of the tax code at the end of a year ago and confirmed a new conservative Supreme Court justice, but otherwise have failed to accomplish any other big-ticket campaign promises. [Full Article...]

Xi, Modi Hold Bilateral Talks in China, Agree to Improve Ties

Xi, Modi Hold Bilateral Talks in China, Agree to Improve Ties India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ( SCO ) Summit in Qingdao , China , June 9, 2018. India, China ink 2 MoUs China has agreed to provide India hydrological data of the Brahmaputra River in flood season, months after Beijing stopped the practice, crucial to predict floods. [Full Article...]

Paul Manafort faces new charges for alleged witness tampering

Paul Manafort faces new charges for alleged witness tampering In addition, the filing says, Manafort's right to a fair trial by impartial jury "may have been irreparably damaged by the Special Counsel's latest, very public and very specious, filing of this motion". Prosecutors allege that amounts to trying to get everyone on the same page since everyone involved knew they had lobbied Congress on behalf of Ukraine. [Full Article...]

Less than half of people in Northern Ireland consider themselves British

Less than half of people in Northern Ireland consider themselves British And despite Davis's new wording, it had no formal time limit; it would have incentivised the European Union to leave us in permanent limbo, under its control. The UK government now proposes that the UK, as a whole, will retain membership of the Single Market and the Customs Union until December 2021, when it " expects " a comprehensive agreement to be in place. [Full Article...]

Trump Scorns ‘Unfair Trade’ at G-7, Maps Plan to Exit Early

Trump Scorns ‘Unfair Trade’ at G-7, Maps Plan to Exit Early Russia was ousted from the group after the annexation of Crimea by pro-Russian separatists in 2014. Trump has repeatedly put himself at odds with practically the entire USA political and security establishment over Russian meddling in the 2016 Presidential Election. [Full Article...]

After "Mystery Illness" Hits US Diplomats In China, Alert For Tourists

After Hua said Beijing learned about the latest cases through a report in The New York Times . The updated statement , sent by email, changed the location of the health alert to "countrywide" from Guangzhou . Following the incident, the US State Department issued a health alert. Other veteran foreign policy experts have said Cuba is a playground for so many rogue actors from across the glob... [Full Article...]

Judge Orders EPA to Share Evidence for Pruitt’s Climate Change Claims

Judge Orders EPA to Share Evidence for Pruitt’s Climate Change Claims Pruitt must have treated her pretty badly to finally get her to quit what's really a pretty plum job. Hupp was recently in the news, just this week, after the Washington Post reported she had worked to arrange a meeting between her boss and the head of Chick-fil-A. [Full Article...]

Printing error omits 118,000 names from voting rosters in Los Angeles County

Printing error omits 118,000 names from voting rosters in Los Angeles County In addition to the governor's race, Californians were voting in primaries for both senators and a number of U.S. House races. County Supervisor Hilda Solis issued a statement urging affected voters to obtain and fill out a provisional ballot. [Full Article...]

Texas man bitten after severing rattlesnake’s head

Texas man bitten after severing rattlesnake’s head However, when he picked up the remains to dispose of them, the head of the snake bit him , provoking immediate seizures. Trauma surgeon Michael Halpert said although dying from a snake bite is rare, it happens. She got him into the auto and called 911 to find the nearest hospital to Lake Corpus Christi in Southern Texas that had anti-venom medication on hand. [Full Article...]

Republican John Cox secures second spot in race for California governor

Republican John Cox secures second spot in race for California governor What Tuesday's primaries set up, though, was a test of Republican power to back up the Trump administration. California's unusual primary system allows the top two primary candidates to advance to the general election, regardless of party. [Full Article...]

Paul Ryan tells Donald Trump not to pardon himself in Russian Federation probe

Paul Ryan tells Donald Trump not to pardon himself in Russian Federation probe Still, Ryan said Congress has "more digging to do". Ryan said earlier that he agreed with GOP Rep. Trey Gowdy's assessment that there was no evidence to support the commander-in-chief's " SPYGATE " claims . As spies posing as small business owners with their two children, the two main characters, Philip and Elizabeth Jennings, befriend Americans to get information, plant information, or in ... [Full Article...]


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