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Israeli forces shoot and kill Izz al-Din Tamimi in Nabi Saleh

Israeli forces shoot and kill Izz al-Din Tamimi in Nabi Saleh Footage showed Israeli forces firing sound bombs in the direction of the crowd as they followed soldiers to the jeep. While the investigation into the killing of 21-year-old Palestinian nurse Razan Najjar by Israeli troops last week continues, the military has already offered a brief preliminary statement Tuesday, saying that no shots were " deliberately or directly aimed towards her ". [Full Article...]

Austrian chancellor calls on European Union to cooperate with Russian Federation

Austrian chancellor calls on European Union to cooperate with Russian Federation Vladimir Putin , on a living standards drive at the start of a new presidential term, is expected to try to fix Russians' everyday problems on live TV later on Thursday, handing out real-time orders to regional governors and government ministers. [Full Article...]

Trump hosts dinner for Muslim holiday of Ramadan

Trump hosts dinner for Muslim holiday of Ramadan Envoys from several Muslim countries including the UAE, Egypt, Tunisia, Qatar, Bahrain, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Kuwait, Gambia, Ethiopia, Iraq, and Bosnia were invited. "Our model of engagement with the government is that we have to believe we can move the needle in some respect, and given the policy and rhetoric from this White House, we don't believe that's possible, so we wouldn't put ourselve... [Full Article...]

Saudis issue first driving license to women

Saudis issue first driving license to women The decision to lift a ban on women driving in the kingdom has been hailed as proof of a progressive trend, but the recent arrests have soured that image. "To boost the economy and ease worldwide criticism, ..." To boost the economy and ease worldwide criticism, Saudi Arabia's 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has been promoting changes, like the decision to allow women to drive ... [Full Article...]

China warns US against provocations following B-52 flyby

China warns US against provocations following B-52 flyby Were the B-52s there for freedom of navigation and overflight? "Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying warned the United States against "hyping up militarization and stirring up trouble", while promising that China would take all necessary measures to defend its sovereignty". [Full Article...]

First lady Melania Trump returns to public eye after 'little rough patch'

First lady Melania Trump returns to public eye after 'little rough patch' Trump said the event scheduled for 3 p.m.at the White House is now a "celebration of the American flag with Eagles fans and performances by United States Marine Band and the United States Army Chorus". "She feels great", she wrote, "doing well". "I think this could work", he said. But there was no explanation of why she remained out of the public eye for weeks longer. [Full Article...]

Out of box approach needed to beat plastic pollution: Vardhan

Out of box approach needed to beat plastic pollution: Vardhan Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on the world Tuesday to do more to tackle plastic pollution and other environmental issues. Across Africa, several African countries (including Côte d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Mauritania, Tunisia, Kenya, Uganda Rwanda, Tanzania, Morocco, South Africa) have enacted laws related to the ban on the use, manufacture and importation of single-use plastic bags. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump attorney says Kim Jong Un 'begged' for summit

Donald Trump attorney says Kim Jong Un 'begged' for summit North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un "got on his hands and knees and begged" for his summit with US President Donald Trump to take place as planned, the latter's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reportedly said at a recent investment conference in Israel. [Full Article...]

Kim summit to be held at Capella Hotel

Kim summit to be held at Capella Hotel There is a separate zone - covering an area including the Capella resort and Universal Studios Singapore - marked off on maps provided by the Singapore government, which will be subject to stricter security checks. government was trying to find a "discreet way" to pay for the North Koreans' share of the summit. A notice on the International Civil Aviation Organization website warned aviators... [Full Article...]

Euro zone bonds steady on solid Italian, Spanish business surveys

Euro zone bonds steady on solid Italian, Spanish business surveys Giuseppe Conte's government, made up of a coalition of far-right and euroskeptic parties, was sworn in on Friday after nearly three months of political turmoil that alarmed European Union officials and spooked financial markets. Economists estimate the coalition's policy agenda would add tens of billions of euros to annual spending. Conte reaffirmed said that the new government's first action w... [Full Article...]

#JusticeForRazan: Palestinian paramedic shot dead in Gaza

#JusticeForRazan: Palestinian paramedic shot dead in Gaza There was no immediate confirmation from the health ministry in Gaza. But the Israeli military assesses that Gaza protest organizers will instead focus efforts on drawing participation in a mass demonstration on Friday, in continuation of the weekly " Great March of Return " protests which began on March 30. [Full Article...]

Trump Takes Battle Over Twitter Blocks To Appellate Court 06/06/2018

Trump Takes Battle Over Twitter Blocks To Appellate Court 06/06/2018 The Justice Department and the White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. In the first case, seven Twitter users filed a lawsuit against Potus and his team stating that being blocked from the president's public timeline was unconstitutional. [Full Article...]

Santa Clara County Voters Recall Judge Persky

Santa Clara County Voters Recall Judge Persky The maximum sentence for his crime would have been 14 years. Persky's term was set to end in 2022, but a June 5th special election to remove him has him gone a full four years early. "With 97% of the precincts reporting , nearly 60% of voters in Tuesday's referendum in Santa Clara County said they wanted to oust Persky", reported CNN . [Full Article...]

Two BSF personnel martyred in Akhnoor sector as Pakistan violates ceasefire

Two BSF personnel martyred in Akhnoor sector as Pakistan violates ceasefire The duo was injured at the border and later succumbed at the military hospital in Jammu . He also mentioned that as per truce policy, India can retaliate if Pakistan fires across the border. Despite agreeing to implement the ceasefire agreement of 2003 in letter and spirit, Pakistan continued to indulge in cross border firing and terrorism. [Full Article...]

Mexico hits USA with retaliatory tariffs

The War of 1812 (which lasted from 1812 to 1814) was a military conflict between the United States and Great Britain. They also introduced levies on politically sensitive agricultural products, months before U.S. "We have on various occasions heard the president speak about his interest or his musings about bilateral deals, instead of the trilateral NAFTA that we have", he said. [Full Article...]

Senate Democrats Look to Hammer GOP on Health Care

Senate Democrats Look to Hammer GOP on Health Care Sen. Bob Corker said Tuesday that "a large number' of Senate Republicans are supporting his call for legislation challenging President Trump's decision to impose steep tariffs on USA trading partners". "I don't think we need to be trying to rein in the president through legislation", he said Wednesday on SiriusXM's "The Big Picture". It remains an open question where Democrats sit on the... [Full Article...]

Cops in Jersey Shore beatdown won't face criminal charges

Cops in Jersey Shore beatdown won't face criminal charges Dicht said Weinman wasn't looking for trouble and was just trying to enjoy the day with her child. "One of them's getting beaten on her head, and she's the one who got charged". Three officers, John Hillman, Robert Jordan and Thomas Cannon, attempted to arrest her. Amid the prosecutor's office's decision, the Internal Affairs Unit of the Wildwood Police Department will hold an administrative inv... [Full Article...]

USA urges China to account for the 'ghosts' of Tiananmen

USA urges China to account for the 'ghosts' of Tiananmen A British diplomatic cable declassified in 2017 , written just a day after the killings, alleged that more than 10,000 people were killed by Chinese troops on June 4, 1989. Chinese students and workers occupied Beijing's Tiananmen Square for almost two months and began protests calling for the recognition of universal values such as democracy, freedom, rule of law and human rights in China, whi... [Full Article...]

120 firefighters tackle blaze at central London hotel

120 firefighters tackle blaze at central London hotel Smoke rises from a building in Knightsbridge, central London , as London Fire Brigade responded to a call of a fire in this upmarket location, June 6, 2018 . Dawson said staff and guests were evacuated within minutes to Hyde Park, and some people looked "very shaken". The volume of black smoke billowing from a fire at London's Mandarin Oriental has gone down significantly after abo... [Full Article...]

Moscow court jails Ukrainian journalist for 12 years for espionage

Moscow court jails Ukrainian journalist for 12 years for espionage Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) accused him of being a Ukrainian intelligence officer and said he had been collecting top secret information on Russia's Armed Forces when he was arrested. Sushchenko case fuels suspicion that journalists on both sides are being manipulated by shadowy operators. The state prosecution earlier asked for a 14-year prison term for Suchchenko charged with es... [Full Article...]


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