World News


Protesters greet President Trump's Great Falls visit Protesters greet President Trump's Great Falls visit
- July 08, 2018

Trump held nothing back. President Donald Trump , accompanied by first lady Melania Trump , waves as he greets military families during an afternoon picnic on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in Washington. "We're taking them out by the thousands". But he decried much of the media's depiction of his successful negotiating strategy as "too nice". After the speech, Warren, D-Mass., hit back. (more...)
Scientists create hybrids to ‘bring back’ near-extinct rhino Scientists create hybrids to ‘bring back’ near-extinct rhino
- July 07, 2018

However, even if the implantation of clean embryos in future will result in the appearance of healthy offspring, the Northern white Rhino is facing another big problem: lack of genetic diversity required for healthy populations . Two females remain in captivity, but they are infertile. To produce healthy rhinoceros calves, the fertilized egg cells must be implanted into healthy rhinoceros females of reproductive age . (more...)
Donald Trump Says NATO Secretary General Is His 'Biggest Fan' Donald Trump Says NATO Secretary General Is His 'Biggest Fan'
- July 06, 2018

Asked about possible concrete outcomes from Trump's meeting with Putin, Huntsman said that "the fact that we're having a summit at this level, at this time in history, is a deliverable in itself", he said, although "I don't exclude that there will be some concrete agreement". (more...)
Vienna meet on nuclear deal supports Iran's continued oil, gas exports Vienna meet on nuclear deal supports Iran's continued oil, gas exports
- July 06, 2018

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was with Rouhani in Europe, said on Monday the foiled Villepinte attack was a "false flag ploy" to harm Iran and offered his country's help in investigating the matter. Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas speaks during a news conference in Dublin, Ireland, April 12, 2018. Rouhani warned Wednesday that Iran could reduce its cooperation with the United Nations' nuclear watchdog if the nuclear deal falls apart. (more...)
Man rescued after 22 hours treading water Man rescued after 22 hours treading water
- July 05, 2018

A photo shows those who rescued the man, and cell phone video captured passengers cheering as he was brought on board. Here's the latest on a cruise ship worker who went overboard and was rescued by the crew of another cruise line. The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a cruise ship crew member who fell overboard Saturday off the coast of Cuba . The Getaway , which left Miami June 24 for an eight-day cruise, returned to Miami Sunday. (more...)
AG hints of more charges relating to 1MDB AG hints of more charges relating to 1MDB
- July 04, 2018

The investigation centres on the 1Malaysia Development Berhad ( 1MDB ) fund which Najib founded and which allegedly has had millions of dollars embezzled from it. Police say they recovered $273m in luxury goods and cash from a raid in June , calling the seizure of valuables the biggest in Malaysian history. (more...)
Hundreds gather in Annapolis to remember newsroom shooting victims Hundreds gather in Annapolis to remember newsroom shooting victims
- July 03, 2018

Mourners carried signs that read "We are heartbroken" and " Annapolis Strong". The brother of best-selling author and journalist Carl Hiaasen , he was a feature writer at The Baltimore Sun for 15 years before moving to the Gazette in 2010 as an assistant editor. (more...)
Burari deaths: Police register murder case, suspect occult connection Burari deaths: Police register murder case, suspect occult connection
- July 02, 2018

Police officer Vineet Kumar said all of them belonged to a family and most had lived in one home in Burari village in the northern part of the capital. "Prima facie, we suspect they committed suicide but we are also investigating the case with other possible angles of homicide. I couldn't bear watching anymore", he said. (more...)
Ocasio-Cortez win strikingly like a 1972 trailblazing one Ocasio-Cortez win strikingly like a 1972 trailblazing one
- June 29, 2018

Focussing on economic justice , Medicare for All, and the abolition of US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Ocasio-Cortez spent the final weekend of the campaign not ringing doorbells in her district but instead confronting ICE agents at a detention center on the Texas border. (more...)
Pelosi on Ocasio-Cortez's win: They made a choice in 1 district Pelosi on Ocasio-Cortez's win: They made a choice in 1 district
- June 28, 2018

That Ocasio-Cortez won on the turf of the Queens Democratic Party , among the state's most entrenched party operations, could spell a death knell for the state machine. "She is likely to be in headlines for years to come", the Times summed up, describing the outcome as "the most significant loss for a Democratic incumbent in more than a decade, and one that will reverberate across the party and the country". (more...)
Germany and France agreed on the establishment of a Eurozone budget Germany and France agreed on the establishment of a Eurozone budget
- June 24, 2018

As the two neighbours squabbled, a Danish cargo ship carrying 113 migrants was stationed near the Sicilian port of Pozzallo waiting for instructions from Italy. Although she may be thousands of kilometres from the political troubles around resettlement of Syrians back home, the issue of refugee support will be at the forefront of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Beirut. (more...)
First Lady Melania Trump Makes Trip To Visit Border Detention Facilities First Lady Melania Trump Makes Trip To Visit Border Detention Facilities
- June 23, 2018

On Wednesday afternoon, Ivanka praised her father for ending the administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents after they cross the US-Mexico border, calling the president's Wednesday executive order a "critical action". (more...)
Migrant feud casts shadow as Macron and Merkel seek EU roadmap Migrant feud casts shadow as Macron and Merkel seek EU roadmap
- June 22, 2018

The row threatens to scupper Merkel's three-month-old coalition and limits her capacity for agreeing to far-reaching euro zone reforms, of which many in her conservative bloc are skeptical. While the CSU is widely expected to win that vote, it faces a strong challenge from the far-right Alternative for Germany party, or AfD. There are also migrant camps in Libya run by the Tripoli government where the European Union pays the United Nations agencies for migration (IOM) and refugees (UNHCR) ... (more...)
President Trump Orders Creation of 'Space Force' President Trump Orders Creation of 'Space Force'
- June 19, 2018

President Donald Trump used a term from U.S. segregationist history to describe the relationship between the Air Force and his newest military branch , the Space Force, calling it "separate but equal". While the real-life Space Force idea is gaining momentum, it's going to be hard to touch the hard work of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Lucasfilm. (more...)
Kirstjen Nielsen, DHS secretary
- June 19, 2018

While DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen continued to falsely insist the new policy was not new policy on Monday afternoon, Republicans increasingly sounded increasingly skeptical of her misleading claims. Immigration advocates and Democrats say the administration has made it exceedingly hard to claim asylum at official ports of entry. CNN is looking into reports that these individuals are being turned away there, as well. (more...)
DOJ: Comey's handling of Clinton email investigation unconventional but not biased DOJ: Comey's handling of Clinton email investigation unconventional but not biased
- June 18, 2018

In interviews included in the report, both Strozk and Page acknowledged that some of their texts could be read as showing their bias against Trump, both during the early stages of the collusion investigation and after Trump assumed office in January 2017. (more...)
China threatens tariffs on USA lobsters as business booms China threatens tariffs on USA lobsters as business booms
- June 18, 2018

On veiling the tariffs yesterday, Trump said: "In light of China's theft of intellectual property and technology and its other unfair trade practices, the U.S. Trump has long complained about China's huge trade surplus with the United States. United States carmakers, which have targeted China as a key growth market, are also expected to be hit by the bruising tariffs. (more...)
May: I have listened to rebels over Brexit bill May: I have listened to rebels over Brexit bill
- June 18, 2018

Grieve said the problem was that if the United Kingdom reached "the really apocalyptic moment" where no Brexit deal had been done by early February 2019, Parliament was not being offered the chance to say what should happen next - only to "note" the position. (more...)
Vladimir Putin invites Kim Jong Un to Russian Federation in September Vladimir Putin invites Kim Jong Un to Russian Federation in September
- June 16, 2018

So much so that Trump said , "I want my people to do the same". "Don't let anyone think anything different", Trump continued. An internal report has revealed Israeli foreign ministry officials' reservations over the summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un , despite the government's public endorsement. (more...)
Comey made 'serious error of judgement' in handling Clinton email probe Comey made 'serious error of judgement' in handling Clinton email probe
- June 16, 2018

Trump has been eager for the report in hopes that it would vindicate his decision to fire Comey and undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. He said that would be better than Mueller's investigation because it's internal and less likely to suffer from mission creep. Hannity added that other officials made disparaging remarks about Trump supporters, including one who claimed they could "smell" Trump voters after entering a rural Virginia Walmart. (more...)
Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen searching for new legal team in Federal Bureau of Investigation probe Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen searching for new legal team in Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
- June 15, 2018

There are also reports that some members of Ryan's firm, McDermott Will & Emery, are uncomfortable representing Cohen in his NY case, which suggests that there may be something really unpleasant about it. The firm's spokesperson did not immediately respond to requests for comment. "There's a lot of speculation about whether Mr. Cohen can pay Mr. Ryan's fees", the Fox Business correspondent continued. (more...)
Californians to Vote on Initiative to Divide Their State Into 3 Californians to Vote on Initiative to Divide Their State Into 3
- June 14, 2018

A proposal to split California into three states will likely be on the November ballot, according to the Secretary of State's website . The proposal would make California the L.A. "Californians deserve a better future". A good-humored Draper rolled with the punches as Colbert ripped the new states of " Silicon Valley , the richest state per capita" and "Jefferson, famous for producing 60 percent of the country's marijuana". (more...)
Trump arrives in Singapore ahead of unprecedented US-N.Korea summit - global Trump arrives in Singapore ahead of unprecedented US-N.Korea summit - global
- June 14, 2018

On Saturday, trump tweeted that he expects Kim Jong-UN's great deeds in the name of his people. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will meet Mr Trump on Monday, ahead of the summit held at 9am on Tuesday. The Korean Central News Agency said issues of mutual concern, related to the "changed era", will be on the agenda at the summit, including bilateral relations, peace and denuclearization. (more...)
Prince Harry and Meghan to visit Australia, Kensingston Palace confirms Prince Harry and Meghan to visit Australia, Kensingston Palace confirms
- June 12, 2018

The queen's husband, 96-year-old Prince Philip, has retired from royal duties. After all, it is a huge responsibility being a Duchess, and although Meghan boasted a refined sense of fashion even in her acting days, it is a different ball game when you are part of the royal family. (more...)
Data seizure from New York Times reporter sets unsafe precedent Data seizure from New York Times reporter sets unsafe precedent
- June 11, 2018

It said Watkins had been in a three-year romantic relationship with Wolfe. He worked closely with both Democrats and Republicans on the committee. Wolfe allegedly was in contact with the reporter and exchanged tens of thousands of electronic communications and often daily phone calls , according to the indictment . (more...)
White House adviser says Canada's Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back' White House adviser says Canada's Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back'
- June 11, 2018

Mr. Trump's tweets taking aim at the leader of a country that has always been a United States ally came after the President left the G7 summit in Canada to travel to Singapore ahead of a planned diplomatic meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un, CNN reported . (more...)
Trooping the Colour 2018 in pictures: Stunning pictures from Trooping the Colour Trooping the Colour 2018 in pictures: Stunning pictures from Trooping the Colour
- June 10, 2018

And joining Prince William for the Trooping The Colour ceremony in London today to mark the Queen's 92nd birthday, Kate didn't disappoint. She was actually born in April, but Trooping the Colour is the birthday of "Queen" Elizabeth , or the anniversary of her coronation. (more...)
Xi Jinping says Vladimir Putin is his ‘best friend’ Xi Jinping says Vladimir Putin is his ‘best friend’
- June 10, 2018

The Prime Minister said the agreement sent a strong message that interference by Russian Federation and other foreign states would not be tolerated. This year's G7 summit comes at a time, when leaders of seven major economies view the current worldwide order as a historic division between Washington and its major allies in North America, Europe and Asia. (more...)
Palestinians to join anti-Israel protests in eastern Gaza Palestinians to join anti-Israel protests in eastern Gaza
- June 09, 2018

The Palestinian Information Ministry said Israeli forces had killed Ezz El-Deen al-Tamimi, 21, in "cold blood". Israeli military aircraft on Thursday dropped leaflets across the blockaded Gaza Strip warning Palestinians not to take part in planned Friday demonstrations. (more...)
Northern Ireland pro-choice campaign gathers momentum Northern Ireland pro-choice campaign gathers momentum
- June 09, 2018

Currently, a termination is only permitted in Northern Ireland if a woman's life is at risk or if there is a risk of permanent and serious damage to her mental or physical health. "We recognize there are strongly-held views on all sides of the debate in Northern Ireland and that's why our focus is on restoring that democratically accountable, devolved government", Downing Street said after the meeting. (more...)
Conservative icon David Koch leaving business, politics Conservative icon David Koch leaving business, politics
- June 08, 2018

Koch-backed groups, the Freedom Partners Chamber of Commerce, Americans for Prosperity and The LIBRE Initiative, announced the new campaign this week. They have, however, distanced themselves from and disagreed with President Trump on a variety of issues. He earned two degrees in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the early 1960s. (more...)
Singapore's foreign minister to visit North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit Singapore's foreign minister to visit North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit
- June 07, 2018

The June 12 summit is set to take place at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island, the White House announced Tuesday. In April, South Korean adviser Chung-in Moon was even more specific, saying North Korea might be interested in welcoming a McDonald's if tensions between the US and North Korea ease, according to the Chicago Tribune. (more...)
California 2018 Primary Election California 2018 Primary Election
- June 06, 2018

Rep. Ed Royce, who is not seeking re-election, showed former Republican Assemblywoman Young Kim with a strong lead, and Democrat Gil Cisneros in second place. Edgar Mito, a 77-year-old retired truck loader in Los Angeles who is a registered Democrat, voted for state Treasurer John Chiang for governor and for U.S. (more...)
Furore over 'disgusting' kiss by Philippines' Duterte Furore over 'disgusting' kiss by Philippines' Duterte
- June 05, 2018

Two women went up the stage, and Duterte told them to share the book . "Tell him not to interfere with the affairs of my country". Feminists have denounced Duterte for his "perverted ways", though many Filipinos thought the kiss was just harmless fun. (more...)
New Catalan cabinet takes office as Spanish PM sworn in New Catalan cabinet takes office as Spanish PM sworn in
- June 03, 2018

The new cabinet, led by Torra, a close aide to former Catalonia leader Carles Puigdemont, took over on the same day that Sanchez was officially sworn in as new Spanish Prime Minister. An empty chair with a yellow ribbon stood in the chamber to represent Catalan separatists who are in jail over their role in last autumn's independence push and those, like ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled overseas. (more...)