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Dennis Rodman gifts Trump book to North Korean minister
- June 19, 2017

Dennis Rodman the former National Basketball Association star wraps up his visit to North Korean capital on Saturday. North Korean authorities said the coma was the result of botulism. If not, at least we tried, ” he said, adding “were trying to open doors between both countries.”. Two Americans affiliated with Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a private institution run by Korean-American Christians, were detained separately in April and May. (more...)
Tim Hague dies at 33 after being knocked out in boxing match Tim Hague dies at 33 after being knocked out in boxing match
- June 19, 2017

He used to be a kindergarten teacher before transitioning into mixed martial arts and UFC fighting. Although he did manage to get to his feet and walk out of the ring, he fell seriously ill backstage and was taken to the Royal Alexandra hospital in Edmonton. (more...)
Terror gunmen take hostages at luxury resort in Mali
- June 19, 2017

A Dingo tank of the Bundeswehr, the German armed forces, enters Camp Castor after returning from a trainings mission on March 6, 2017 in Gao, Mali . Two people have been killed after gunmen attacked a luxury tourist resort popular with Westerners. (more...)
Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller: White House
- June 18, 2017

Neither Trump nor Attorney General Jeff Sessions have offered public support for Mueller. Christopher Ruddy , a close friend and CEO of Newsmax Media, discussed with PBS how the Russian Federation investigation and testimony of former FBI Director James Comey affected the White House and how Donald Trump might be "considering perhaps terminating" special counsel Robert Mueller . (more...)
Senate Panel Meets With Special Counsel Robert Mueller in Russia Probe
- June 18, 2017

The Washington Post , citing unidentified officials, carried the report on Wednesday. Rosenstein finds himself in a spot as he could face the President anger or answer questions about his own future role supervising Mueller when he could become a witness in the special counsel's probe. (more...)
Germany's Merkel says European Union ready to negotiate Brexit, no change seen
- June 18, 2017

Britain and the European Union will start Brexit negotiations on Monday, while Prime Minister Theresa May nears a deal to prop up her minority government following her election fiasco. Mr Verhofstadt demanded to know whether the inconclusive result of the General Election would mean any change in the UK Government's plans to take Britain out of the single market, customs union and jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. (more...)
London fire: Death toll rises to 58
- June 18, 2017

Eoghan Murphy's call came in response to the fire at London's Grenfell Tower earlier this week in which 30 people have been confirmed dead (the death toll is expected to rise significantly). British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior panelling on the tower in a renovation that was completed just previous year. (more...)
Bernie Sanders Ally Tom Perriello Loses Virginia Gubernatorial Primary to Ralph Northam Bernie Sanders Ally Tom Perriello Loses Virginia Gubernatorial Primary to Ralph Northam
- June 18, 2017

Gillespie is deeply connected in both national and Virginia politics and has spent his career working for high-profile Republicans including presidential candidate John Kasich, former President George W. "The issues Tom was talking about resonate hugely in rural Virginia". Northam, a usually low-key pediatric neurologist, won running as a pragmatist with state's Democratic establishment's firm support. (more...)
Guterres calls for two-state solution for Israel, Palestine
- June 18, 2017

This has been suggested by Israeli officials in the past, and "west of the Jordan Valley" effectively means that if the Palestinians ever did manage to get independence after generations of Israeli occupation, their external borders would still be occupied in perpetuity. (more...)
Amid diplomatic contact, North Korea frees American student
- June 18, 2017

Rodman to play in helping to improve communications between his friend Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump . In the 1990s he visited at President Clinton's request to secure the release of the pilot of a US helicopter downed after unintentionally straying across the DMZ during a routine training mission (a second pilot was killed); and to bring home an American man accused of espionage after swimming across a river on the North Korea-China border. (more...)
Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting? Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
- June 18, 2017

James Hodgkinson, 66, a former home-inspection businessman, had been charged with domestic violence in 2006 but was not convicted and had a number of minor convictions on his record. "Nothing I can really put my finger on, but he was just not a pleasant person". Until recently, Hodgkinson ran a home-inspection business out of his house in southern IL. (more...)
Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation
- June 18, 2017

The other is this: The president has reportedly spent a good deal of time in recent weeks berating Jeff Sessions for recusing himself from the Russian Federation probe. The tweet seems to confirm that he is, in fact, being investigated, but CNN notes that it's unclear whether Trump's text is referring to reports that he's under investigation or whether the White House received official notice that he's being investigated. (more...)
McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington
- June 18, 2017

I sort of have to let it come to me a little bit. For the first time since the world rankings were introduced in 1986, the top three all missed the cut - with Dustin Johnson and Jason Day sharing McIlroy's fate. ERIN, Wis. - Rory McIlroy fired back at fellow major champion Steve Elkington on Twitter on Friday night after the Australian golfer said the Northern Irishman "was bored playing golf" due to having plenty of money in the bank. (more...)
Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum
- June 18, 2017

The island's two main opposition parties boycotted the vote, which gave Puerto Ricans three options: becoming a USA state; remaining a territory; or becoming an independent nation, with or without some continuing political association with the United States. (more...)
No deal yet between UK Conservatives and DUP to back PM May
- June 18, 2017

Representatives of Northern Ireland's other political parties, who also met with May at Downing Street on Thursday, also expressed further about a deal. Mr Dodds said that the speech was "not relevant" to their negotiations. Foster's Democratic Unionist Party has been in talks with May's Conservatives after the prime minister's party failed to win a majority in a national election . (more...)
New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks
- June 18, 2017

Trump said on Twitter. "I will say candidly the president and federal government generally, I think, would be better off generally with fewer tweets", said Sen. As the investigation expands, that raises the possibility that Rosenstein may recuse himself from that role, since he wrote the memo justifying Comey's firing. (more...)
US President Donald Trump confirms he's being investigated over Russian meddling
- June 18, 2017

After a close Trump associate earlier this week said Trump was "considering" firing Robert Mueller , who was appointed special counsel last month, the White House said Trump has no intention to do so though Trump has the "right" to do so. (more...)
Five members of El-Wahabi family died in Grenfell Tower fire Five members of El-Wahabi family died in Grenfell Tower fire
- June 18, 2017

We're just desperate to find her". "Khadija had the most handsome, soulful spirit, she was so deeply connected to her mother and her own spirituality", said Green, who started mentoring Saye after falling in love with her work while judging the Discerning Eye competition. (more...)
Missing mom found in Athens after allegedly abandoning 4-year-old daughter Missing mom found in Athens after allegedly abandoning 4-year-old daughter
- June 18, 2017

The woman who allegedly abandoned her four-year-old daughter with two strangers at the Atlanta airport has been found by police. Pickard said she asked the couple to watch the child while she did some quick shopping. "Even if you were going to shop, a wise person would not do that", Sergeant Warren added. She is believed to have walked into the atrium of the airport during the very early morning hours and nearly immediately asked the couple to keep an eye on her 4-year-old daughter. (more...)
Kellyanne Conway's Husband Rips Into Trump's Travel Ban On Twitter Kellyanne Conway's Husband Rips Into Trump's Travel Ban On Twitter
- June 18, 2017

The Justice Department last week filed an appeal with the Supreme Court asking it to hear an appeal in one travel ban case in which the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the administration.Other cases are still awaiting rulings from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. (more...)