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Here's the ruling from the medical examiner on the Virginia Beach shooter

Here's the ruling from the medical examiner on the Virginia Beach shooter The governor has long advocated stricter gun control. Jill Vogel (R) thinks Gov. Ralph Northam's (D) special session to address gun violence is a good opportunity to hand out her yard signs. Another top Republican, Senate Majority Leader Tommy Norment, noted that the Governor is pushing for legislation that already failed earlier this year. [Full Article...]

Trump Deal with Mexico Likely Ends Catch-and-Release, Defunds Cartels

Trump Deal with Mexico Likely Ends Catch-and-Release, Defunds Cartels The White House has said that the tariffs, which Mexican officials claim will hurt their ability to step up enforcement, will take effect on Monday if Mexico fails to take action to stem the overwhelming tide of Central American asylum-seekers arriving at the USA border. [Full Article...]

Maldives to confer PM Modi with highest honour `Order of Nishan Izzuddeen`

Maldives to confer PM Modi with highest honour `Order of Nishan Izzuddeen` The parliament passed to grant PM Modi's request to give the speech at Parliament during a sitting on 29 May. The Sri Lankan police have made elaborate security arrangements for Narendra Modi's visit including restriction in traffic movement during the day. [Full Article...]

North Korea to suspend mass games after Kim complains:The Asahi Shimbun

North Korea to suspend mass games after Kim complains:The Asahi Shimbun Public executions in North Korea appear to have become less common, but it is unclear if the drop is due to an increase in the number of executions carried out in secret, a state-run South Korean think tank said in a report Friday. Rachel Minyoung Lee, an analyst at NK Pro, told the BBC that Kim has often publicly criticised public departments and work performance, including for poor tree-plan... [Full Article...]

German 'killer' Nurse Handed Life Sentence for Murdering 85 Patients

German 'killer' Nurse Handed Life Sentence for Murdering 85 Patients A former nurse who killed 85 patients by deliberately putting them into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them has been jailed for life. "We were not able to shine light through part of the fog that lay over this trial", Buehrmann said. Court-appointed psychiatrist Konstantin Karyofilis said that Hoegel was not mentally ill but wanted to earn the respec... [Full Article...]

Turkey gets culled from U.S. defence program in warning sign for India

Turkey gets culled from U.S. defence program in warning sign for India The escalation came in a letter sent on Thursday by US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan to his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar. Shanahan also warned that his decision to end Turkey's participation in the F-35 program could be followed by other US actions, saying that members of Congress support imposing sanctions on the Turks. [Full Article...]

Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election

Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election Nearly a dozen Conservative lawmakers are already jostling to replace May in a contest that formally opens Monday, vowing to succeed where she failed and renegotiate Britain's divorce deal with the European Union . Onasanya had defeated the Conservative candidate by just 607 votes in the 2017 general election. With the worst performers eliminated each time , the goal is to have two candidate... [Full Article...]

US detained 144000 migrants in May, up 32% since April

US detained 144000 migrants in May, up 32% since April The proposal would also allow the USA to deport Guatemalan asylum seekers to Mexico and Honduran and Salvadoran asylum seekers to Guatemala . But no such dissuasive force was seen Wednesday. It is believed that around 300 to 400 people were detained by the authorities at the border and in addition to that, detained influential people involved in migrant aid groups and migrant activism. [Full Article...]

Americans vacationing in Dominican Republic, Fiji die in separate incidents

Americans vacationing in Dominican Republic, Fiji die in separate incidents The U.S. State Department released the following statement to ABC 7 Chicago: "We are in close contact with local authorities regarding their investigation into the cause of death". In a statement, Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts began by noting that they are "collaborating completely" with investigators and will continue to do so. [Full Article...]

Putin stands by China, criticises USA, in trade, Huawei disputes

The Russian president complained about USA efforts to thwart a Russian gas pipeline to Europe and talked about what he called efforts to force Chinese technology company Huawei out of the global market. Xi's comments come amid an escalating trade war between the USA and China. China retaliated with tariff hikes of its own. The Russian leader accused Team Trump of "unbridled economic egoism", s... [Full Article...]

ABC chair has 'grave concerns' over raids

ABC chair has 'grave concerns' over raids Managing director David Anderson said ABC journalists' sources were safe. News Corp , controlled by media baron Rupert Murdoch, called the raid "outrageous and heavy-handed" and "a unsafe act of intimidation". A statement by the BBC Press team read, "This police raid against our partners at ABC is an attack on press freedom which we at the BBC find deeply troubling". [Full Article...]

A Massive Ladybug Swarm Is Moving Through California

A Massive Ladybug Swarm Is Moving Through California Though the bugs appeared to take over the radar screen, observers on the scene didn't see a massive swarm, but rather, "little specks flying by", according to Dandrea. They were flying at between 5,000 and 9,000 feet, reports the Los Angeles Times , which notes ladybugs spend the spring eating aphids in valley areas before moving to higher ground in early summer. [Full Article...]

Man arrested after police say he discussed detonating explosives in Times Square

Man arrested after police say he discussed detonating explosives in Times Square Federal prosecutors said in court that the 22-year-old is a flight risk and a danger to the community. In court papers, prosecutors said he spoke about terrorist organizations including ISIS during months of conversations with the agent and "repeatedly expressed interest in purchasing firearms and explosives for a terrorist attack in the New York City area". [Full Article...]

United States military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster: Vladimir Putin

United States military intervention in Venezuela would be a disaster: Vladimir Putin He further stated that talks with Washington for the extension of the New START nuclear arms treaty was yet to begin. Moscow, which has denied any breaches, followed suit. "Will anyone think about it, speak up, show some concern?" the Russian leader said. "Everything ends in 2021", Putin said. He charged 12 Russian military intelligence officers with breaking into Democratic Party emails, and al... [Full Article...]

Authorities Getting Tougher on Migrants as Tariffs Loom — Mexican Newspaper

The group of migrants from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, including many women and children, departed from Ciudad Hidalgo at the Mexico-Guatemala border early Wednesday morning and was bound for Tapachula, the principal city in the region. [Full Article...]

Macron, May, Trump Set To Mark D-Day Anniversary At Normandy Ceremonies

Macron, May, Trump Set To Mark D-Day Anniversary At Normandy Ceremonies Queen Elizabeth II and world leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump gathered Wednesday on the south coast of England to honor the troops who risked and sacrificed their lives 75 years ago on D-Day, a bloody turning point in World War II. [Full Article...]

Woman, 74, spins wildly in basket under Arizona rescue helicopter

Woman, 74, spins wildly in basket under Arizona rescue helicopter By Tuesday afternoon, footage of the rescue basket spinning wildly fast with the injured woman inside had gone viral on social media. The whole ordeal lasted over one minute and forty seconds before the woman was brought to a waiting ambulance and rushed to a nearby trauma centre. [Full Article...]

Doctor Accused Of Murdering 25 Patients With Fatal Painkiller Overdoses

Doctor Accused Of Murdering 25 Patients With Fatal Painkiller Overdoses Husel has pleaded not guilty and his bond was set at $1 million at Wednesday's arraignment. The health system fired him in December 2018. Franklin County prosecutor Ron O'Brien said there are no plans to charge any other staff members. Police Sgt. Terry McConnell said none of the affected families police spoke with felt what happened was "mercy treatment". "She (her mother) was the most cari... [Full Article...]

The Brexit Party faces a serious problem after losing in Peterborough

The Brexit Party faces a serious problem after losing in Peterborough May announced she would step down last month after failing to deliver Britain's departure from the European Union on time, deepening a political crisis in a divided country struggling to move on from a 2016 referendum on Brexit . Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage , centre, arrives at Winfield House, the residence of the Ambassador of the United States of America to the UK Woody Johnson, in Reg... [Full Article...]

Russia Says US Warship Nearly Caused Collision in East China Sea

Russia Says US Warship Nearly Caused Collision in East China Sea Chancellorsville, according to a statement. The incident occurred days after Washington and Moscow sparred over an allegedly unsafe spy plane intercept by a Russian fighter jet near Syria . The Russian Pacific Fleet meanwhile said the incident took place in the southeast of the East China Sea, and added they had sent a message of protest to the USA ship's commanders. [Full Article...]


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