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Global News Melania Trump still hasn’t been seen after her hospital stay
Author: 0 Melania Trump still hasn’t been seen after her hospital stay

Usually the first lady would accompany the President to Camp David, a Maryland retreat, but President Trump travelled solo on Friday afternoon. The first lady had recently launched her initiative to teach kindness to children. Drawing a parallel between her tweet and POTUS' earlier tweet, social media went on a rollercoaster ride cracking jokes and framing unusual theories about the First Lady's tweet.

Global News ‘Taking Down’ Islands in Western Pacific is a ‘Core Competency’ - US General
Author: 0 ‘Taking Down’ Islands in Western Pacific is a ‘Core Competency’ - US General

Washington openly opposes China's claim over the sea and it also constantly accuses Beijing of undertaking a land reclamation program through building artificial islands in the sea and deploying weapons there. "So who is pushing "militarization" in the South China Sea?" In addition, two US Navy warships sailed near a group of South China Sea islands claimed by China on Sunday (May 27).

Global News Jury awards 4 cents to family of Florida man killed by deputy
Author: 0 Jury awards 4 cents to family of Florida man killed by deputy

According to CBS affiliate WPEC , police came to Hill's home on the afternoon of January 14, 2014 after receiving a complaint that he was playing loud music at his home. "My heart just dropped", she said. So far, Davis and Phillips said, they have not gotten any answers. "We appreciate the jurys time and understanding".

Global News Trump, North Korea's Kim Back On for Summit
Author: 0 Trump, North Korea's Kim Back On for Summit

President Donald Trump should avoid the mistakes former President Barack Obama made with the Iran deal and submit any deal with North Korea for approval as a treaty, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Saturday. Pompeo also said that, after what have now been two meetings with Kim Jong Un and three with Kim Yong Chol , he believes the North is at least ready to consider addressing U.S.

Global News China welcomes USA clarification on unaltered visa policy
Author: 0 China welcomes USA clarification on unaltered visa policy

Beijing has criticized United States "unilateralism and protectionism" after Washington chose to follow through on threatened tariffs on imported steel and aluminium from the EU, Canada and Mexico. China responded by targeting $50 billion in USA products, including soybeans - a shot at Trump supporters in America's heartland. The tariff reduction is expected to benefit those makers without major manufacturing operations in the country.

Global News Pedro Sanchez set to become Spain's prime minister
Author: 0 Pedro Sanchez set to become Spain's prime minister

The Madrid stock exchange was up 1.8 per cent after Sanchez won the vote and earned a standing ovation from his party's lawmakers. Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez has been sworn in as Spain's prime minister by King Felipe VI. "I'm going to govern from a consensus", Sanchez told reporters as he left parliament, pledging to modernize Spain. He has also pledged to hold an election soon, but is yet to set a date.

Global News Liberal media claim Trump's tweet about jobs report 'illegal'
Author: 0 Liberal media claim Trump's tweet about jobs report 'illegal'

It is extremely closely held and kept under tight control until it is released at 8:30 a.m. on the first Friday of each month. Obama officials chimed in as well, with former Council of Economic Advisers chairman Jason Furman tweeting: "You should have gotten the employment numbers from the Council of Economic Advisers yesterday".

Global News Now That Ireland Has Repealed Its Abortion Ban, Will Belfast Follow?
Author: 0 Now That Ireland Has Repealed Its Abortion Ban, Will Belfast Follow?

Campaigners used a small robot Thursday to distribute pills, before three women swallowed the tablets. "I have taken this in defiance of the extremely outdated, medieval, anti-choice laws that exist in Northern Ireland", said Eleanor Crossey Malone, from socialist feminist movement Rosa, in front of television cameras.

Global News What Will Cost More After Trump's Steel Tariffs?
Author: 0 What Will Cost More After Trump's Steel Tariffs?

The Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act invited retaliatory tariffs. Recycled aluminium is one of the products impacted by China's trade tariffs after US President Donald Trump imposed trade tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from China. "The American administration has made a decision today that we deplore, and obviously is going to lead to retaliatory measures, as it must", said Canadian President Justin Trudeau .

Global News Michael Rotondo, 30-Year-Old Evicted From Parents' Home, Finally Moves Out
Author: 0 Michael Rotondo, 30-Year-Old Evicted From Parents' Home, Finally Moves Out

He said that, as a family member, he should be allowed to stay in his family home for another six months, but his argument was rejected by the New York State Supreme Court - yes, it got that far. His parents reportedly want him to get a job, but Rotondo claimed he makes money from a private business. "There are jobs available even for those with a poor work history like you".

Global News Saudi Arabia threatens Qatar with military action over Russian missile deal
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia threatens Qatar with military action over Russian missile deal

Ahmed bin Suleiman al-Rajhi, an engineer and private sector businessman, was on Saturday named labour and social development minister. In 2015, Prince Bader was appointed as chairman of the Saudi Research and Marketing Group, which publishes major Arabic newspapers and which had always been under the control of King Salman's branch of the family.

Global News Canada files WTO complaint over illegal United States tariffs
Author: 0 Canada files WTO complaint over illegal United States tariffs

Freeland said a 15-day consultation period would give Canadians a chance to comment on the tariffs and the products covered. Trump tweeted that Canada had treated United States farmers "very poorly for a very long period of time". All six of the other G7 countries are now paying the tariffs, which are largely aimed at curbing excess production in China. "This is protectionism, pure and simple", said Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission.

Global News US will veto UN draft on protecting Palestinians
Author: 0 US will veto UN draft on protecting Palestinians

The border area has been tense in recent weeks as Palestinians have held mass protests aimed at lifting an Israeli-Egyptian blockade imposed after Hamas seized power in 2007. Israel's Defense Ministry committee moved on Wednesday to advance plans for almost 2,000 homes throughout Israel's biblical heartland on Wednesday.

Global News Srinagar youth dies after being run over by CRPF vehicle
Author: 0 Srinagar youth dies after being run over by CRPF vehicle

The Ranbir Penal Code is the equivalent of the Indian Penal Code in Jammu and Kashmir . A speedy vehicle of Indian forces deliberately hit and critically injured a youth who was part of a demonstration in Nowhatta. The vehicle had run over them trying to manoeuvre the stone-pelting mobs. Reacting to the incident, former chief minister Omar Abdullah questioned if the no ceasefire meant "no guns, so use jeeps".

Global News 'I Never Fired James Comey Because of Russia!'
Author: 0 'I Never Fired James Comey Because of Russia!'

A batch of FBI records related to President Trump's father sought under the Freedom of Information Act was released October 30, while some FBI Clinton Foundation-related records were published on November 1, 2016. Rather, he cited the director's disputed management of the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server as the reason for urging the dismissal.

Global News Syrian FM: Iran has no military presence, bases in Syria
Author: 0 Syrian FM: Iran has no military presence, bases in Syria

In the course of their recent advances in terrorist-held areas, Syrian government forces have discovered considerable amounts of Israeli-made munitions, including chemical warfare, digital equipment and drugs. According to Asharq Al-Awsat, the Kremlin has permitted Israel to carry out military operations against Iran in Syria. Meanwhile, Assad denied there were any Iranian troops in his country.

Global News USA calls emergency UN Security Council meeting over strikes on Israel
Author: 0 USA calls emergency UN Security Council meeting over strikes on Israel

Israel said most were intercepted by its air defence systems but put residents in the area on high alert, ordering them to stay within 15 seconds of shelters. Some mortars landed, included one in the grounds of a kindergarten in the Eshkol region, which borders the Gaza Strip, shortly before pupils were due to arrive.

Global News Trump Administration Defends Its Immigration Policies
Author: 0 Trump Administration Defends Its Immigration Policies

But they don't support the president's claims. Mr. Trump ended an Obama-era program that protected the Dreamers but it remains in effect due to federal court rulings . The recent crackdown allows border security agents to separate immigrants and their children trying to enter the United States illegally. "If you cross the border unlawfully, then we will prosecute you".

Global News Harvard Study: Hurricane Maria Death Toll 4645, Not 64
Author: 0 Harvard Study: Hurricane Maria Death Toll 4645, Not 64

That's far more than earlier studies have suggested and at least one independent expert questioned the number in the new study , saying it could be off by thousands. A third of deaths were caused by a delay or complete lack of medical care, the study found. The Harvard University-led study was based on a survey of 3300 households that was compared with official figures to determine how many excess deaths took place up to the end of previous year.

Global News Socialist Pedro Sanchez sworn in as new Spanish PM
Author: 0 Socialist Pedro Sanchez sworn in as new Spanish PM

Sanchez will be sworn in Saturday at 11 a.m. (0900 GMT, 5 a.m. EDT) by King Felipe VI at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid and will appoint his Cabinet over the coming days. But it is unclear how long his administration, with only 84 Socialist deputies in the 350-member legislative assembly, can last. He was already facing a tough task, as voters abandoned the center-left PSOE in favor of the left-wing populist Podemos party.

Author: 0 Trump hoping to effectively block German auto imports to US?

Thing is, German automakers make a major contribution to parts ofthe United States economy. Reports from a German magazine said President Trump told France's president he would keep his trade policy until no Mercedes cars rolled on Fifth Avenue in NY.

Global News Trump May Ban German Luxury Car Imports
Author: 0 Trump May Ban German Luxury Car Imports

The investigation is looking into whether imports pose a threat to US national security and CNBC reported tariffs of up to 25 percent could be imposed based on the same concerns that were used to justify charges on metal imports in March.

Global News U.S., North Korea enter second day of nuclear talks
Author: 0 U.S., North Korea enter second day of nuclear talks

The content of the letter was not immediately apparent, though the Wall Street Journal reported it simply expressed Kim's interest in going ahead with the Singapore summit, and does not change North Korea's negotiating positions. Kim Yong Chol , the North Korean leader's top aide, is the highest-ranking North Korean official to visit the U.S. in 18 years, and his trip to the White House will be a highly symbolic sign of easing tensions after fears of war escalated amid North Korean ...

Global News Jason Chaffetz:
Author: 0 Jason Chaffetz: "I Think the Attorney General Should Step Down"

But former Obama administration intelligence officials and lawmakers rebuked Trump and downplayed his concerns, insisting that the informant didn't infiltrate the Trump campaign and wasn't really spying. Some House GOPs sought information on a confidential FBI source who, during the investigation into possible campaign ties to a foreign power, spoke with Trump campaign aide Carter Page, Trump campaign co-chairman Sam Clovis and campaign adviser George Papadopoulos, who pleaded guilty to ...

Global News Top North Korean official meets Trump at White House
Author: 0 Top North Korean official meets Trump at White House

Song Young-moo said: "Just because we have been tricked by North Korea in the past doesn't guarantee that we will be tricked in the future". "I am confident we are moving in the right direction", Pompeo told reporters at a Thursday news conference in NY after meeting Thursday with former North Korean military intelligence chief Kim Yong Chol.

Global News Russian Journalist Shows Up to Dispel Reports of His Own Murder
Author: 0 Russian Journalist Shows Up to Dispel Reports of His Own Murder

The Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday it was happy Babchenko had turned out to be alive after all but said Ukraine has used his story as propaganda. He apologised to her at the press conference. "They came to me a month ago". "I wish it were always like that", she said. "Bloody crimes and total impunity had become routine for the Kiev regime", it said, while offering condolences to Babchenko's family and friends.

Global News South Korea want more talks with North Korea before summit
Author: 0 South Korea want more talks with North Korea before summit

General Kim is a deeply controversial figure in South Korea , where he is blamed for masterminding the 2010 sinking of the navy corvette the Cheonan, which killed 46 sailors, an attack for which North Korea denies responsibility. Less than a week ago, Trump had announced that he was pulling out of the summit, accusing North Korea of "tremendous anger and open hostility". That is something the North Koreans want.

Global News Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds
Author: 0 Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds

Nothing has changed", he said. We can't exactly ask Israel to jump into this battle openly. If they did not agree to withdraw, he would use force, he said. Tensions between the USA and Syria have ratcheted up during the Trump administration over its response to the country's seven-year civil war . Tehran, for its part, has denied the claims, and said that its military presence in the country is limited to military advisors to help Damascus in its war against the terrorists.

Global News Donald Trump says, Mueller team will meddle in midterm polls
Author: 0 Donald Trump says, Mueller team will meddle in midterm polls

A year into his investigation, Mueller's team has indicted four Trump associates, three of whom have pleaded guilty to lying to officers during the investigation. It's a Rigged Witch Hunt, that's why! In a third tweet, Trump suggested the Russian Federation probe was taking away some of his focus on other issues confronting the country, including trade deals and the effort to denuclearize North Korea.

Global News Russian foreign minister to head to North Korea
Author: 0 Russian foreign minister to head to North Korea

Getting the U.S.to back off sanctions so he can pursue those goals, along with the boost to his legitimacy and whatever security guarantees he can take home, is more likely foremost on Kim's mind. During his tenure as a senior intelligence official, Kim was accused by South Korea of masterminding deadly attacks on a South Korean navy ship and an island in 2010.

Global News ‘Imminent dam failure’: North Carolina orders urgent evacuations after landslide
Author: 0 ‘Imminent dam failure’: North Carolina orders urgent evacuations after landslide

That dam was declared safe Wednesday morning, but state engineers are monitoring dams at Lake Luke, Lake Tuxedo and North Fork Lake. She said about 2,000 people live in the evacuation area and there are about 200 people in shelters. The men were able to climb from the overturned truck and stand on its side in the Catawba River until they were rescued, the governor said. Hickory Nut Falls Campground and the Rivercreek Campground have been evacuated, the town said.

Global News US Announces 25 Per Cent New Tariffs On Chinese Tech Goods
Author: 0 US Announces 25 Per Cent New Tariffs On Chinese Tech Goods

The White House said a final list of covered imports will be released June 15. The Trump administration has sought to reduce the USA trade deficit with China by increasing the amount of United States exports to the country. Ivanka Trump was granted five business trademarks in China earlier in May, just days before her father suddenly scrapped a USA technology ban imposed on Chinese telecom firm ZTE, according to government documents.

Global News Journalism Federation Calls Ukraine's Staged Murder Operation 'Inadmissible'
Author: 0 Journalism Federation Calls Ukraine's Staged Murder Operation 'Inadmissible'

In a joint interview in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, Babchenko said he was taken away in an ambulance from the scene of his faked murder to a morgue, where he changed clothes and began watching the news. The Kremlin has always vehemently denied allegations regarding the deaths of journalists. Then began the waiting: "I watched the news, how far they went in saying I was a nice guy".

Global News Trump considering commuting Rod Blagojevich’s sentence
Author: 0 Trump considering commuting Rod Blagojevich’s sentence

Trump made the comments aboard Air Force I en route to a fundraising trip in Texas. Full transcript of that part to come, but Trump said he is strongly considering a commutation of the rest of former Illinois Gov. Eighteen years is I think really unfair. Martha Stewart was prosecuted by Comey when he was USA attorney attorney for the Southern District of NY.

Global News M5S, League say Giuseppe Conte's still their man for Italy
Author: 0 M5S, League say Giuseppe Conte's still their man for Italy

Shortly afterwards Giovanni Grasso, a spokesman for the president said Cottarelli "has informed the head of state of the situation and... both will meet again tomorrow morning". As months of coalition negotiations dragged on and Italy went without a government, traders yawned. The markets were not reassured by the president's move.

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