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Packers' Guion charged in Hawaii with intoxicated driving Packers' Guion charged in Hawaii with intoxicated driving
- June 23, 2017

Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion has found trouble behind the wheel of a vehicle again. A fifth-round pick in the 2008 NFL Draft, Guion is entering his fourth season with the Packers after spending his first six with the Minnesota Vikings. (more...)
China talks focusing on North Korean threat
- June 23, 2017

Mystery still surrounds Warmbier's death, particularly how he ended up in a coma and what conditions he experienced while being held in North Korea. "It's worth a forceful response". The US opposes changes to the status quo through the militarization of outposts and "excessive maritime claims unsupported by global law", Tillerson said, adding that Washington was committed to freedom of navigation and overflight. (more...)
Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii
- June 23, 2017

Then the USS John Paul Jones , the third Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, detected and tracked the missile. The missile is being developed by Raytheon and is a joint project between the US and Japan, created to counter rising missile threats from North Korea. (more...)
Malaysia knock India out of Hockey World League Semi-Finals Malaysia knock India out of Hockey World League Semi-Finals
- June 23, 2017

However, if Pakistan fails to qualify for the world cup it will have to win the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy, which will be held in India later this year. Argentina defeated Pakistan 3-1 in Thursday's first quarterfinal at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. India nearly made it level in the dying minutes of the game, but an unfortunate deflection by Ramandeep at the goalpost put paid to India's hopes. (more...)
Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks' Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'
- June 23, 2017

Trump's personal lawyer in relation to the Russian Federation probes, Marc Kasowitz, has indicated he'll file complaints with both the Department of Justice and the Senate Judiciary Committee related to Comey's decision to feed information about his Trump memos to the New York Times via an intermediary. (more...)
US B-1 bombers fly near North Korea US B-1 bombers fly near North Korea
- June 23, 2017

The talks are meant to build on progress made when President Donald Trump met China's president in Florida in April. During their 20-minute conversation, the ministers did not touch on a recent Washington Post interview with South Korean President Moon Jae In, in which he was quoted as saying the deal "is not accepted by the people of Korea". (more...)
Portugal firefighters evacuate more towns as forest blaze spreads Portugal firefighters evacuate more towns as forest blaze spreads
- June 23, 2017

Portuguese officials have said there is no evidence to support reports that a fire-fighting plane has crashed amid a battle to contain huge wildfires. All 13 planes hired by the agency to help fight the blazes were accounted for on Tuesday evening, Vitor Vaz Pinto said. Since Saturday, more than 1,000 firefighters and more than a dozen water-dropping aircraft were deployed to tackle the blaze that had raged across the central region of Portugal, about 150 kilometers (95 miles) north of ... (more...)
Opposition parties meet to decide on Presidential candidate
- June 23, 2017

After Mr Pawar, RJD chief Lalu Yadav spoke, arguing that there was a need to declare the candidate on Thursday itself. In choosing Meira Kumar , a Dalit woman as its candidate, the Opposition also placated the likes of BSP chief Mayawati , and by making it a "Bihar ki beti" versus a BJP candidate who has only served as the governor of the state, they have also made it hard for Nitish Kumar, the Bihar chief minister. (more...)
Muslim girl killed walking to mosque for Ramadan prayers
- June 23, 2017

Hassanen and a group of more than a dozen youths had just finished eating at a McDonald's and were heading back to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center in Sterling for an all-night Ramadan event when they noticed a man in a auto following them, the teens told News4. (more...)
Scalise is now in 'fair' condition after shooting at congressional baseball practice Scalise is now in 'fair' condition after shooting at congressional baseball practice
- June 23, 2017

Scalise was practicing with the Republican congressional baseball team early last Wednesday morning when the shooter, James Hodgkinson , opened fire on the lawmakers practicing on the field. Two U.S. Capitol Police officers - who House Speaker Paul Ryan identified as Crystal Griner and David Bailey - were wounded in the attack. The 66-year-old gunman, a onetime volunteer for former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, died from injuries he sustained during a shootout with ... (more...)
Bank after Jerusalem attacks Bank after Jerusalem attacks
- June 23, 2017

Police shot and killed the three attackers, armed with semi-automatic weapons and knives. Palestinian terror group Hamas has rejected the Islamic State's claim on an attack which killed an Israeli police officer Friday. "Soldiers of the caliphate" struck a "gathering of Jews", the statement said. Israel had eased restrictions on the entrance of Palestinians from the West Bank for Ramadan , including permitting daily family visits during Sundays through Thursdays. (more...)
Moment of silence for London fire victims
- June 23, 2017

Public anger is mounting as residents and neighbors demand answers for how the blaze early Wednesday spread so quickly and trapped so numerous tower's 600-odd residents. "There is also a real possibility that there may be people in the building that no-one knows are missing", he said. Anger boiled over on Friday as people stormed Kensington & Chelsea Town Hall. (more...)
Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed
- June 23, 2017

May will attend a European Council summit Thursday to speak to her European counterparts about her plans for the 3 million EU nationals living in Britain - an issue she says is her first priority for early agreement in the Brexit talks. She also drew criticism from a campaign group of European Union citizens, the3million, which called her offer "pathetic". The EU leaders will also discuss plans to push internet firms to clamp down on online extremism, and Europe's migration crisis. (more...)
Trump Says He Did Not Tape Conversations With Former FBI Head Comey
- June 23, 2017

There's little doubt that the entire tapes issue represents a serious misstep by the President that put his White House on a perilous political and legal path. Ultimately the cryptic comment resulted in the appointment of a special counsel who is now reportedly investigating Trump's own actions in a probe that could dog his presidency for the foreseeable future. (more...)
Ramnath Kovind as President: Nominated to Divide the Opposition?
- June 23, 2017

Palaniswami said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had sought support for Kovind over telephone and the decision was taken after consulting party legislators and ministers. Earlier in the day President Pranab Mukherjee accepted the resignation of Ramnath Kovind as the Governor of Bihar a day after the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) named him as its Presidential nominee. (more...)
Bridgeport Bus Driver Charged With Sexual Assaulting Juvenile Bridgeport Bus Driver Charged With Sexual Assaulting Juvenile
- June 23, 2017

But Ramos admitting having a sexual relationship with the victim from December 2016 through April, having sex mostly in her auto, police said. Ramos' lawyer says his client is "cloaked in the presumption of innocence". When detectives initially approached Ramos, she denied having a sexual relationship with the student. She said most of the time they had sex in her auto, police said. (more...)
Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
- June 23, 2017

Hill investigators in February asked the White House and law enforcement agencies to ensure that all materials relating to contacts between the Trump administration, transition team and campaign had with the Russians had been preserved. (more...)
Trump tweet not meant to confirm he is under investigation
- June 23, 2017

Dianne Feinstein said Trump's tweets are sending a message "that he believes the rule of law doesn't apply to him and that anyone who thinks otherwise will be fired". Trump was referring to a memo prepared by Rod Rosenstein - and signed off on by Attorney General Jeff Sessions - that called for axing Comey because he, during the 2016 campaign, went around the department's chain of command. (more...)
Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting
- June 23, 2017

Heaggan-Brown fired his first shot - a shot the prosecution conceded was lawful - and then fired the second, fatal shot less than two seconds later, just after Smith had thrown away his pistol The prosecution claimed that the second shot constituted reckless homicide. (more...)
EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration
- June 23, 2017

The 27 remaining members will also hear a report from the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier on his talks with Brexit Secretary David Davis , when he accepted a European timetable to put off talks on a future trade relationship until progress has been made on the terms of the divorce. (more...)