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N. Korea threatens to scrap Trump summit over drills

N. Korea threatens to scrap Trump summit over drills Hours later, President Trump reacted to the statements for the first time when pressed by reporters in an Oval Office meeting alongside Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. The US is pressing North Korea for complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation, but so far the North has not given any public indication of what concessions it is offering. [Full Article...]

Body Found During Search For Teenage Girl

Body Found During Search For Teenage Girl The area where the body was found has been sealed off and State Pathologist Dr Marie Cassidy conducted a preliminary examination of the scene. While a post mortem is yet to take place, it's understood that the death may be suspicious. He said: "We are appealing to the public for their assistance". One resident, who lives close to St Catherine's Park, spoke of their shock at the news the girl's... [Full Article...]

Hartford officer stabbed in neck; suspect charged with attempted murder

Hartford officer stabbed in neck; suspect charged with attempted murder The officer is in the ICU after undergoing several hours of surgery at Hartford Hospital. Police say that the female officer suffered a life threatening injury and is in critical but stable condition at Hartford Hospital. Their extraordinary and heroic work is the reason she is alive, and on behalf of the City of Hartford I want to express our deep appreciation to each and every one of them. [Full Article...]

Syria's Assad Travels To Sochi For Talks With Putin

Syria's Assad Travels To Sochi For Talks With Putin Putin said "much has already been done within the Astana process". Putin said that along with giving a boost to a political process, it is important "to take necessary steps towards rebuilding the Syrian economy, as well as settle long-pending hard, but pressing humanitarian issues". [Full Article...]

NJ school bus collision leaves 2 dead, some critically hurt

NJ school bus collision leaves 2 dead, some critically hurt One child and one teacher have been killed in a crash between a school bus and a truck in New Jersey . A piece of the front end, with the steering wheel visible, was laying on top of the metal barrier separating the highway from the median. [Full Article...]

Yeddyurappa sworn in 23rd CM of Karnataka

Yeddyurappa sworn in 23rd CM of Karnataka The state governor has given Yeddyurappa 15 days to prove his majority in the Assembly, a decision which the Congress decried as "murder of democracy". The three-judge bench, comprising justices A K Sikri, S A Bobde and Ashok Bhushan, said they are wondering whether the Supreme Court can restrain the governor that might lead to constitutional vacuum in the state. [Full Article...]

Alexander Downer interviewed by FBI over Russian meddling

Alexander Downer interviewed by FBI over Russian meddling The case, named after a Rolling Stones lyric, was used by only the small group of inside agents, who had interviewed the Australian ambassador to the United Kingdom, who had evidence of possible collusion between Russian Federation and a Trump adviser. [Full Article...]

Authorities in Las Vegas Release More Documents from October 2017 Shooting Investigation

Authorities in Las Vegas Release More Documents from October 2017 Shooting Investigation A U.S. woman who witnessed the chaos of the mass shooting in Las Vegas says she knew the sounds of gunfire were not firecrackers she saw a man nearby drop to the ground, his "eyes wide open lifeless". A host at another casino said Paddock was an introvert who kept to himself and never requested any prostitutes or drugs. The man said Paddock became upset and launched into a tirade about gun con... [Full Article...]

Israel says Iran fired rockets at military near Syrian border

Israel says Iran fired rockets at military near Syrian border Israel had railed against the agreement and Trump had campaigned on the promise of withdrawing from it, but European countries and many analysts had seen it as a crucial element holding Iran and Israel , implacable foes, from all-out conflict. [Full Article...]

Sheldon Adelson Spends Millions to Help GOP Keep House Majority

Sheldon Adelson Spends Millions to Help GOP Keep House Majority John Katko of NY and David Trott of MI on Wednesday joined a push from 18 other centrist Republicans to force a House floor vote on a series of immigration bills, including ones with a path to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers. [Full Article...]

Interim attorney general interviews end with diverse hopefuls

Interim attorney general interviews end with diverse hopefuls Joseph Lentol (D-Brooklyn), co-chairman of the interviewing panel. Other candidates include Assemblyman Thomas Abinanti (D-Greenburgh), New York City attorney Lloyd Constantine, attorney Michael Diederich Jr., former lieutenant governor candidate Leecia Roberta Eve, attorney Nicole Gueron, former New York City Comptroller Elizabeth Holtzman, Rockland County Attorney Thomas Humbach, New York Stat... [Full Article...]

Yanni Shares His Opinion on the Yanny-Laurel Debate

Yanni Shares His Opinion on the Yanny-Laurel Debate Earlier this week we spoke to Professor Valerie Hazan a speech, hearing and phonetic sciences expert from University College London and she was able to shed some light on what's happening with these audio illusions. US A-10 attack jets also flew overhead but did not conduct any strikes. "Today, in spite of vain Taliban attempts to challenge the Afghan government's control of Farah city, [the cit... [Full Article...]

Golan Heights residents in bomb shelters after rocket siren activated

Golan Heights residents in bomb shelters after rocket siren activated Last week, Israel attacked dozens of Iranian targets in Syria in what the military said was the most extensive strike in the neighboring country in decades. Both Damascus and Moscow said that the Syrian army managed to shoot down over half of the missiles. Background: On May 10, Iran and Syria launched a retaliatory strike against Israeli military targets in the Golan Heights, following week... [Full Article...]

Sofia Declaration: The Future of the Western Balkans is European

Sofia Declaration: The Future of the Western Balkans is European The EU agrees with the encouragement of a favorable market and investment environment in the Western Balkans in order to move faster towards a digital economy and climate-friendly societies in line with the Paris Agreement. He added that the EP is strongly committed. "We have a lot of candidates for membership, but Serbia and Montenegro are in the first place". "If there is no European perspecti... [Full Article...]

Former AG Mukul Rohatgi appointed as Eminent Jurist to Lokpal Selection Panel

Former AG Mukul Rohatgi appointed as Eminent Jurist to Lokpal Selection Panel Banumathi, before whom the announcement was made by attorney-general K.K. Venugopal, took on record the submission and posted the matter for further hearing to July 2. The Centre, on its part, has argued that in the absence of a leader of opposition in Parliament, the selection committee could not be constituted. However, it stopped short of passing any directions for completing the process. [Full Article...]

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal The acquisition involves more than 15 billion USD/Euro, an amount earlier agreed on back in September. Toshiba, which invented NAND chip technology, put the business up for sale more than a year ago as it sought to fix a balance sheet hammered by billions of dollars worth of losses from a push into nuclear energy. [Full Article...]

Major Kurdish parties lead in 2 provinces in Iraq's preliminary election results

Major Kurdish parties lead in 2 provinces in Iraq's preliminary election results On Wednesday evening, however, the head of Kirkuk's law enforcement denied reports that election commission employees were being detained, adding that polling stations were secured and under the protection of counter-terrorism forces. In multi-ethnic oil-rich province of Kirkuk, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) previously led by former Iraq President Jalal Talabani is reported to have won th... [Full Article...]

US Senate confirms Gina Haspel as Central Intelligence Agency director

US Senate confirms Gina Haspel as Central Intelligence Agency director The Senate vote of 54-45 in favor of Haspel came mostly, but not entirely, along party lines. Haspel's nomination moved ahead despite stiff opposition - including from at least three of Trump's fellow Republicans - over her part in the CIA's use of harsh interrogation methods, including waterboarding, a type of simulated drowning widely considered torture, in the years after the September 11 a... [Full Article...]

Beastie Boys Book Includes Cookbook, Map, Graphic Novel

Beastie Boys Book Includes Cookbook, Map, Graphic Novel Instead, Beastie Boys Book supports the usual narrative with rare photographs, original illustrations, a cookbook from chef Roy Choi , a graphic novel, a map of Beastie Boys' New York, mixtape playlists and more - no wonder it's nearly 600 pages. [Full Article...]

Brookfield in talks to acquire stake in Kushner-owned tower

Brookfield in talks to acquire stake in Kushner-owned tower Mr. Kushner and his son Jared , President Trump's son-in-law and one of his key advisers, bought the office tower, which is between 52nd and 53rd Streets, 11 years ago for a record-setting $1.8 billion. His real estate holdings and other investments are worth as much as $761 million, according to government ethics filings. He and Brookfield will then refurbish the property - something Vornado w... [Full Article...]


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