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U.S. vetoes United Nations resolution offering 'protection' for Palestinians

U.S. vetoes United Nations resolution offering 'protection' for Palestinians More than 120 Palestinians have been killed at the border between Gaza and Israel since protests began in March. Haley criticised the proposal for making no mention of Hamas, saying that "the text criticises [the] excessive and indiscriminate use of force by Israeli forces against Palestinian civilians in Gaza , when in fact it is Hamas that fired 70 rockets indiscriminately into Israeli towns... [Full Article...]

Russian-Israeli Agreement to Keep Iran Away from Syria's South

Russian-Israeli Agreement to Keep Iran Away from Syria's South A deconfliction zone, recognized by Moscow and Washington, has thus far protected American forces and their allies from Mr. Assad's push to bring the entire country back under his control. Iran's involvement in Syria has long troubled Israel, as Tel Aviv fears Tehran is looking to entrench its forces there and could potentially use Syria as a platform to launch attacks against targets in Israel. [Full Article...]

North Korea's Kim criticizes United States 'hegemonism' as sides move toward summit

Kim Yong-chol delivered a letter from the North Korean leader to Trump during their meeting at the Oval Office. "I think we're going to have a relationship, and it will start on June 12". Trump pledged to keep sanctions on North Korea until it ends its nuclear program. A jet black USA government Chevrolet Suburban rolled through the South West gate of the White House, up the scorching driveway... [Full Article...]

'You're all going to die'

'You're all going to die' Today it all begins. The day that it all begins. "With the power of the AR, you will know who I am", he said. "You're all going to die". In another video, Cruz briefly discusses logistics. "In real life, you're all stupid and brainwashed". "My love for you. will never go away", Cruz says . He noted that even if the shooter had a different kind of weapon (or, you know, one that existed in th... [Full Article...]

658 children separated from parents at the border over 13 days

658 children separated from parents at the border over 13 days Soon after President Donald Trump's inauguration in January 2017, border crossings briefly dropped to record lows before creeping back up again at the end of a year ago. Last week, the ACLU released a report detailing hundreds of complaints of sexual abuse threats and other misconduct against children by USA border agents and contractors between 2009 and 2014, based on more than 30,000 p... [Full Article...]

30-year-old son finally moves out of his parents’ house

30-year-old son finally moves out of his parents’ house The 30-year-old man who was evicted from his parents' home has finally left, hours before a court-ordered deadline. Rotondo was seen waving and honking to reporters on Friday as he drove away of his parent's house, two and a half hours before the noon deadline set by the judge. [Full Article...]

Trump is back to publicly bashing Jeff Sessions

Trump is back to publicly bashing Jeff Sessions Trump, meanwhile, noted Gowdy's comment that the president could have picked someone other than Jef Sessions to lead the Justice Department. In a three-part tweet , Trump quoted comments made by Rep. Some House GOPs sought information on a confidential FBI source who, during the investigation into possible campaign ties to a foreign power, spoke with Trump campaign aide Carter Page, Trump ca... [Full Article...]

U.S. Vetoes U.N. Resolution on Gaza

Haley told the council the measure was "wildly inaccurate in its characterization of recent events in Gaza " by condemning Israel for the violence. China, France and Russian Federation were some of the countries that voted in favour of the Kuwaiti draft. [Full Article...]

Computer tampering charge dropped against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens

Computer tampering charge dropped against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Sen. Greitens was indicted in February on a felony invasion-of-privacy charge. Greitens' resignation comes just two weeks after a speech in which he recalled his grueling SEAL training and asserted he would never stop fighting. "I can not allow those forces to continue to cause pain and difficulty to the people that I love", the governor said. "There has been no witch hunt", Gardner said. [Full Article...]

Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces

Denmark bans Islamic full-face veil in public spaces In Europe , veil bans are generally aimed at items of clothing which cover large portions of the face, including masks and certain helmets. Denmark is banning garments that cover the face, including Islamic veils such as the burqa or niqab . [Full Article...]

Trade war back on with China?

Trade war back on with China? They also come a day after Trump surprised analysts by announcing dates for his tariffs to go into effect, a move that appeared to nullify Mnuchin's positive take on the most recent round of talks, which ended on May 19. China says it is ready to retaliate possible measures by the United States to impose restrictions on investment by Chinese companies. Alongside this, it said it will conti... [Full Article...]

Top North Korean official expected to deliver letter to Trump in Washington

Top North Korean official expected to deliver letter to Trump in Washington Questions remain about what a deal on the North's nuclear weapons would look like though Trump said Friday he believed that Kim would agree to denuclearization. After meeting with Kim Yong Chol on Thursday morning in New York, Pompeo said the two sides made "real progress" but declined to discuss specifics. [Full Article...]

Ex-FBI official McCabe gives memo on Comey firing to Mueller

Ex-FBI official McCabe gives memo on Comey firing to Mueller Mr. Trump and his aides have given a number of conflicting reasons - sometimes within hours of each other or even in same interview - for why he fired Mr. McCabe maintains that Comey knew he disclosed information to the media. "They acted appropriately, these were not spies in the Trump campaign.' The president says the opposite - who's right?" "I've talked with Director Mueller about this... [Full Article...]

IISc Bangalore back in world top university list, Oxford drops few notches

IISc Bangalore back in world top university list, Oxford drops few notches The US continues to dominate the table in 2018, with Harvard University taking the top spot for the eighth consecutive year, and 43 other US institutions making the top 100. Meanwhile, Nanyang Technological University moved up from the 81-90 band to the 51-60 bracket. Hebrew U. shares the 91-100 list with the University of Colorado Boulder, USA; University of Copenhagen, Denmark: École Polytec... [Full Article...]

'Dead' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko alive after Ukraine stages death

'Dead' Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko alive after Ukraine stages death Arkady Babchenko was shot dead at his home in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, after returning from buying bread, local police said late Tuesday. Here's how the story unfolded. But Russian journalists speaking to HuffPost UK have expressed doubts about the operation. Writing a year ago in The Guardian , Babchenko described how a Facebook post he had written about the Russian bombing of c... [Full Article...]

2 dead in North Carolina after home they were in collapses

2 dead in North Carolina after home they were in collapses People are asked to not travel unless escaping flood waters. He said only a few homes have been cut off by flooding, but the residents are safe. Sprayberry said state and rescue officials as well as structural collapse teams have been deployed in the area. [Full Article...]

And The Spelling Bee-Winning Word Was …

And The Spelling Bee-Winning Word Was … To even get to that point, the finalists had to survive almost five hours of onstage spelling that started Thursday morning. Reagan took second in the state contest, but she and Karrissa were invited to the national bee as part of a new Scripps Howard initiative created to "level the playing field, " Bee spokesperson Valerie Miller told USA Today . [Full Article...]

Trump muses about pardoning Martha Stewart and Rod Blagojevich

Trump muses about pardoning Martha Stewart and Rod Blagojevich He was found guilty of attempting to trade the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama for money or favors. "What is he supposed to do, not exercise his power because people might misinterpret it?" asked Rudy Giuliani , a pardon attorney in President Ronald Reagan's Justice Department and now Trump's lawyer in the Mueller probe. [Full Article...]

Trump shows optimism for North Korea summit. What changed?

Trump shows optimism for North Korea summit. What changed? Kim, vice chairman of the Korean Workers' Party central committee and a member of leader Kim Jong-un's inner circle, boarded an Air China flight bound for NY early Wednesday afternoon in Beijing . U.S. officials now expect the summit to go ahead, but they want North Korea to accept that nuclear disarmament be at the heart of the discussion - and warn that there can be no end to trade sanctions ... [Full Article...]

Mattis: US to continue 'freedom' operations in South China Sea:The Asahi Shimbun

Mattis: US to continue 'freedom' operations in South China Sea:The Asahi Shimbun Tensions in the hotly disputed region have risen amid reports of the Chinese military landing bombers on their artificial islands for the first time. However he mentioned it was unfair to single out China for its superior militarization within the South China Sea . He contrasted the U.S. Navy's FONOPs with opaque Chinese behavior. [Full Article...]


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