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US vows UN Security Council veto of proposal on Palestinians

US vows UN Security Council veto of proposal on Palestinians Then Hamas and the smaller Islamic Jihad militant group bombarded southern Israel with rockets and mortars Tuesday, and Israel responded by striking targets throughout Gaza. The fact that it was blocked, Haley said the next day, is "outrageous", adding that denunciation of Hamas should have been a "no-brainer". The U.S.is vowing to veto an Arab-backed resolution that asks the United Nation... [Full Article...]

Indian police vehicle crushes youth to death in Occupied Kashmir

Indian police vehicle crushes youth to death in Occupied Kashmir The incident took place on a day when there was no deployment of police near the mosque as the authorities had chose to ease tension in the area during Friday's congregational prayers. A youth was crushed to death while another sustained injuries after a vehicle of Indian paramilitary force ran them over in Srinagar , Kashmir Media Service reported. [Full Article...]

UK's highest court to rule on Northern Ireland's strict abortion law

UK's highest court to rule on Northern Ireland's strict abortion law According to the Independent , "they led her away from the centre of the event and a tense stand-off ensued, with many campaigners gathering around her, insisting that she should not be arrested". "Where Westminster has had votes in relation to this in the past there has been a free vote, but I'm not going to comment on hypothetical amendments", he said. [Full Article...]

China ready to retaliate for proposed U.S. investment controls - ministry

China ready to retaliate for proposed U.S. investment controls - ministry She expressed hope that the two leaders will continue to share a good relationship but added that Trump would not stand for any unfair trade policy. BEIJING-China will cut import tariffs on a range of consumer items including apparel, cosmetics, home appliances, and fitness products starting from July 1, the State Council, equivalent to the cabinet, said on May 30. [Full Article...]

Ex-FBI deputy McCabe wrote memo on Comey firing

Ex-FBI deputy McCabe wrote memo on Comey firing Trump ended up shelving that letter in favor of a far shorter one, but the draft has taken on new significance in the probe by special counsel Robert S. McCabe and the Justice Department declined to comment to the Times . There's been some reporting that the leaks were coming from current or former federal investigators in NY, whom, it's been speculated, have remained close to Rudy Giuliani. [Full Article...]

What You Need To Know About The 'Missing' Migrant Children

What You Need To Know About The 'Missing' Migrant Children Based on US Citizenship and Immigration Services data, the credible fear passage rate was almost 80% in fiscal year 2017, which takes into account that these individuals are likely to be traumatized, unfamiliar with US law and have little English-language skills. [Full Article...]

Pompeo Says 'Real Progress' Made Toward Trump-Kim Summit

Pompeo Says 'Real Progress' Made Toward Trump-Kim Summit Lavrov's visit to Pyongyang suggests Russian Federation wants to become involved and make sure North Korea informs it of its intentions and is mindful of Moscow's concerns. Trump was expected to meet with the official in the Oval Office. Mr. Clinton's secretary of state, Madeleine Albright, later visited the North Korean capital, but the negotiating effort eventually collapsed. [Full Article...]

North Korea Summit Is Back On

North Korea Summit Is Back On U.S. defence and intelligence officials have repeatedly assessed the North to be on the threshold of having the capability to strike anywhere in the continental USA with a nuclear-tipped missile - a capacity that Mr Trump and other United States officials have said they would not tolerate. [Full Article...]

Spanish police arrest Browder on Russian warrant

Spanish police arrest Browder on Russian warrant On Wednesday, Browder tweeted that he had been arrested in Madrid and taken to a police station. The financier, who is a plaintiff in the Spanish investigation, said Spain is among 15 countries following the money trail. This article has been updated to include Interpol's denial that it issued a warrant for Browder's arrest, and Browder's subsequent tweet about his release . [Full Article...]

Senator, Trump say Utah man released from Venezuela jail

Senator, Trump say Utah man released from Venezuela jail U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands during a meeting with Joshua Holt after his return to the U.S.at the White House on May 26, 2018 in Washington , DC. McCarry leveraged a 15-year-old relationship with Maduro from their time together in the Boston Group, an informal gathering from across the political spectrum - Democrats, Republicans, socialists and capitalists - from both countries... [Full Article...]

Dr M says MH370 search may resume if new evidence found

Dr M says MH370 search may resume if new evidence found A previous A$200-million ($159 million) search by Australia, China and Malaysia across a 120,000 square-kilometre (46,332 square mile) expanse of the Indian Ocean past year was also fruitless. K S Narendran, whose wife Chandrika Sharma was on MH370, said, "I am barely able to contain my deep sense of betrayal". Despite Malaysian authorities giving up the search operation, Prahlad said he would n... [Full Article...]

High-level U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks get underway in NY

High-level U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks get underway in NY After the North's combative statements, there was debate inside the Trump administration about whether it marked a real turn to belligerence or a feint to see how far Kim Jong Un could push the U.S.in the lead-up to the talks. But analysts say North Korea will be unwilling to cede its nuclear deterrent unless it is given security guarantees that the United States will not try to topple the regim... [Full Article...]

Democrats say briefings did not support Trump's claim of FBI 'spy'

Democrats say briefings did not support Trump's claim of FBI 'spy' Trump now is zeroing in on - and at times embellishing - reports that a longtime USA government informant approached members of his 2016 campaign during the presidential election in a possible bid to glean intelligence on Russian efforts to sway the election. [Full Article...]

Gaza residents show support for boat in bid to break Israel siege

Palestinian media reports have also said that Israeli forces attacked targets in Gaza. The last war in 2014 was especially devastating, with over 2,000 Palestinians killed, including hundreds of civilians, and widespread damage inflicted on Gaza's infrastructure in 50 days of fighting. [Full Article...]

Flash flood hits U.S. state of Maryland

Flash flood hits U.S. state of Maryland He was assigned to Camp Fretterd Military Reservation in Reistertown, Maryland , but was not on active duty at the time of the accident. Law enforcement officials said they were still working to secure the Ellicott City area on Monday morning before allowing residents and business owners to return to their property, reclaim belongings and assess the damage. [Full Article...]

String of Hawaii Volcano Explosions Shoot Ash to 3,300 Meters

String of Hawaii Volcano Explosions Shoot Ash to 3,300 Meters But he said safety precautions went into effect before the breach. Asked about safety hazards, he replied: "I think it's safe to say authorities have been concerned about the flow of lava onto the plant property since the eruption started". [Full Article...]

'Spider man' to be made French citizen: President Macron

'Spider man' to be made French citizen: President Macron The 22-year-old undocumented immigrant who risked his life to save a young child in Paris is not only a national hero. he's about to become an official French citizen. must open the doors of our national community to him". He continued, "I just climbed up and thank God, God helped me". "He explained to me that he had arrived from Mali a few months ago dreaming of building his life here",... [Full Article...]

Video shows flash flood sweeping through Baltimore-area street after heavy rains

An Army National Guard member is believed to be missing after heavy rainfall Sunday sent flash floodwaters surging through historical Ellicott City , Maryland. While there have been no reports of casualties so far, the flood apparently caught some visitors by surprise. The flow of water caused rose as high as the first story of some buildings. [Full Article...]

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise meeting

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise meeting South Korean officials told Reuters that the goal of the meeting was to ensure that the Singapore summit goes ahead as planned. Now that the two sides at least understand what the other wants and are willing to pledge, Moon said he expects "the summit will turn out fine", as USA and North Korean working level officials have resumed talks. [Full Article...]

Irish anti-abortion campaign concedes it has lost referendum

Irish anti-abortion campaign concedes it has lost referendum A woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, in Dublin , Ireland , Friday. Ironically, the referendum puts Northern Ireland , where abortion remains banned, in a hard position, as both the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom mainland recognize a women's right to make her own choices, and have legalized the procedure. [Full Article...]


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