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Mueller probe: Manafort, Russian fixer Kilimnik charged with obstruction

Mueller probe: Manafort, Russian fixer Kilimnik charged with obstruction The charges mark the second time since his October indictment that Manafort has faced additional criminal charges. Manafort, who was chairman of Trump's campaign for several months in 2016, has been charged with multiple counts of tax evasion, money laundering and bank fraud. [Full Article...]

UK Supreme Court dismisses appeal to overturn N. Ireland's strict abortion laws

UK Supreme Court dismisses appeal to overturn N. Ireland's strict abortion laws The human-rights commission argued that the province's abortion laws were incompatible with the ECHR rules, which protects the right to terminate pregnancies in cases of fatal fetal abnormalities, rape and incest. The repeal of section 58 and 59 of the Offences Against the Person Act to decriminalise abortion must remain a priority for the Westminster Government as outlined by the United Nations... [Full Article...]

Putin warns Ukraine against military action in east during World Cup

Putin warns Ukraine against military action in east during World Cup However Putin portrayed the development of the new generation of weapons as a reaction to the United States pulling out of a major arms treaty that he said had ensured strategic parity. Russia's state-owned news outlet RT seized on the interview , saying Putin "deflected lunges" from the interviewer who asked about Russian election meddling. [Full Article...]

Trump says working with Abe to improve trade relations

Trump says working with Abe to improve trade relations The prospect of follow-up meetings ginned up speculation that Mr. Kim had invited the president to Pyongyang and that Mr. Trump was considering inviting Mr. "Sanctions are extraordinarily powerful". "I will discuss with the president about the issues of nuclear weapons and missiles, and most importantly the the abduction issue", Abe told reporters on Wednesday before leaving. [Full Article...]

Medical mystery in China: Are Canadian diplomats affected?

Medical mystery in China: Are Canadian diplomats affected? According to the Times , there are about 170 American diplomats or employees in Guangzhou , as well as their family members, and a senior American official said a sizable number had undergone or would soon undergo testing by the State Department doctors who arrived May 31. [Full Article...]

Israeli army kills Palestinian near fence in southern Gaza

Israeli army kills Palestinian near fence in southern Gaza Emphasizing that the Israeli violations against journalists increased in May, it added: "Nine of the journalists were hit by live ammunition, eight with explosive bullet shrapnel, 17 with gas bombs directly fired towards them, while 21 others barely escaped suffocating and fainted". [Full Article...]

Severed rattlesnake bites Corpus Christi man

Severed rattlesnake bites Corpus Christi man But when he bent down to pick up the snake to dispose of it, the head bit him on the hand. "He had to rip it off". "There are about 6,000 to 8,000 snake bites per year in the country, and 10 to 12 people die", he said. The excessive venom almost proved fatal for Milo, who had seizures, lost his vision and began to bleed internally on his trip to the hospital. Sutcliffe, who called 911, was try... [Full Article...]

David Koch to retire from Koch Industries due to poor health - memo

David Koch to retire from Koch Industries due to poor health - memo He and his foundation have been in the forefront of spearheading research and treatment of prostate cancer and he is a board member of the Prostate Cancer Foundation. The tariff decision elicited outcries from allies overseas and domestic business groups - but arguably none more influential among conservatives than the Koch network. [Full Article...]

Mattis warns of 'consequences' if Beijing continues with 'intimidation and coercion'

Mattis warns of 'consequences' if Beijing continues with 'intimidation and coercion' The defence ministers of France and Britain said on Sunday during the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore that they will deploy warships to the South China Sea, in order to challenge Beijing's expanding military presence in the disputed waters . [Full Article...]

Trump Appeals Twitter-Blocking Case

Trump Appeals Twitter-Blocking Case The White House did not immediately respond to the report. "We're pleased that the White House unblocked our clients from the president's Twitter account but disappointed that the government intends to appeal the district court's thoughtful and well-supported ruling", Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the Knight Institute, said in a statement online . [Full Article...]

25 killed in Guatemala volcano eruption

25 killed in Guatemala volcano eruption People of the villages skirting Guatemala's Volcano of Fire began mourning the few dead who could be identified after an eruption killed dozens by engulfing them in floods of searing ash and mud . Other videos show residents walking barefoot and covered in muddy residue. Flows of lava have reportedly struck at least one village, causing deaths and injuries. [Full Article...]

Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys hundreds more homes

Lava from Hawaii volcano destroys hundreds more homes Kim and Okabe live in Hilo, the county's seat, which is more than an hour drive from the Kapoho area. On Sunday, a USGS field crew was in a helicopter when they noticed people on the ground needed help. 'Harry had a premonition this was going to happen, ' she told the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. "Right now, we don't have anything". "This could go on for months", she said. [Full Article...]

New evacuations near Guatemala volcano set off panic

New evacuations near Guatemala volcano set off panic Shriners Hospitals for Children said it deployed an emergency medical team from the Galveston Shriners Hospital to provide onside evaluation and care for the wounded in Guatemala within 24 hours of Sunday's volcanic eruption. Villages on the slopes were buried in volcanic ash and mud. Conred spokesman David de Leon said the volcano first erupted around midday on Sunday, billowing smoke and ash m... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump appears at first White House event since kidney procedure

Melania Trump appears at first White House event since kidney procedure Until Monday, the first lady had been out of the public eye for 25 consecutive days. There were no official or reliable leaked reports about her status following her surgery for what was described as a benign kidney condition . First lady Melania Trump , looking healthy and strong, tweeted photos this week of being back on the job. The first lady is not an elected position, and Melania Trump ... [Full Article...]

Only a few of Guatemala volcano’s dead identified

Only a few of Guatemala volcano’s dead identified Recovery work was going slowly, officials said, given the nature of the terrain and the way the volcano released large amounts of boiling mud, rock and ash down the mountain. As President Jimmy Morales toured the area and met with survivors on Monday, a woman begged him to help her loved ones in Los Lotes. Guatemala's seismological, volcanic and meteorological institute Insivumeh heightened it... [Full Article...]

Giuliani: Dems in Mueller probe are trying to 'frame' Trump

Giuliani: Dems in Mueller probe are trying to 'frame' Trump Senate minority leader, Senator Chuck Schumer, slammed Trump for such a tweet , asserting that the president has no such power . The letter is dated January 29 and addressed to Mueller from John Dowd, a Trump lawyer who has since resigned. [Full Article...]

Allies' defense chiefs vow support for summit diplomacy on North Korea

Allies' defense chiefs vow support for summit diplomacy on North Korea Hours earlier, President Donald Trump met with Kim Yong-chol, a top North Korean official, at the White House. Trump and Kim have been supposed to meet in a summit in Singapore on June 12. "Pyongyang will get assistance only when you demonstrate in a verifiable and irreversible steps to denuclearize", said Mattis, opening the meeting with the South Korean and Japanese colleagues, gathered in... [Full Article...]

Lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight in Hawaii

Lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight in Hawaii Thousands of residents have been evacuated from the area and lava spewing from the volcano's fissures have destroyed more than 100 structures since the first eruption a month ago. The beach communities of Kapoho Beach Lots and Vacationland, some six miles downslope from the main active vent were inundated late Sunday evening. [Full Article...]

White House aide steps down after anger over remarks on McCain's health

White House aide steps down after anger over remarks on McCain's health The White House released a statement about Sadler. " Kelly Sadler is no longer employed within the Executive Office of the President", White House principal deputy press secretary Raj Shah said in a statement Tuesday evening. Lindsey Graham, said the White House should have done more to address the inappropriate comment. The White House refused to condemn her remark, brushing it off as a j... [Full Article...]

Key House races in California may be undecided for days

Key House races in California may be undecided for days As of Wednesday morning, it looks like Democratic candidates will appear on the general election ballot in every competitive California congressional race. There are five New Jersey GOP House seats targeted by national Democrats and establishment Democrats got their picks in a couple on the list. [Full Article...]


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