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Global News Hong Kong remembers Tiananmen as US calls for accounting
Author: 0 Hong Kong remembers Tiananmen as US calls for accounting

The protests are branded a "counter-revolutionary rebellion" by Chinese authorities and many on the mainland remain unaware of the crackdown, with discussion banned from books, textbooks, movies and censored on social networks. On the 29th anniversary of the violent suppression of peaceful demonstrations in and around Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989, we remember the tragic loss of innocent lives.

Global News Woman from Wildwood beach arrest speaks out
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Video shows an officer punching her in the head while trying to arrest her, while a second cop is seen reaching for handcuffs and grabbing her legs to keep her down. On Tuesday, prosecutors said the officers involved in the violent arrest, who were temporary summer hires, won't face any criminal charges. "She was taken in and charged with misdemeanors".

Global News Melania Trump to attend White House reception for Gold Star families
Author: 0 Melania Trump to attend White House reception for Gold Star families

The first lady has not been seen since May 10, when she and Donald Trump welcomed home three Americans who had been held in North Korea. Yes, Melania shared photos of her appearance, but the photos were all taken from a distance and the event was closed to the press, so this is as good a look as we'll get for now.

Global News North Korea, U.S. fine-tune details for June 12 Singapore summit
Author: 0 North Korea, U.S. fine-tune details for June 12 Singapore summit

TOKYO-Japan is pressing the U.S.to stick to a hard line on North Korea ahead of President Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un , after Mr. Trump appeared to back away from his campaign of "maximum pressure" on Pyongyang. As Washington hinted about a lengthy disarmament process instead of an immediate one, . with President Trump saying earlier there will be no signing on June 12th, but the two leaders will start a process, .

Global News At least six killed as Fuego volcano erupts in Guatemala
Author: 0 At least six killed as Fuego volcano erupts in Guatemala

View of the Fuego volcano during what would be the second eruption in 2018 and the strongest in recent years from Alotenango , Guatemala , June 3, 2018. Other videos from local media showed residents walking barefoot and covered in muddy residue. Officials said at least 69 people are dead and that figure is expected to rise possibly into the hundreds.

Global News Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on World Environment Day
Author: 0 Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on World Environment Day

The minister and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar urged the people to reduce their plastic use by half. The forum was jointly organised by the Australian High Commission, Ghana Wildlife Society and the USAID funded West Africa Biodiversity and Climate Change, and assembled stakeholders in the environment to discuss and find practical ways too, " Beat Plastic Pollution ".

Global News Rescuers tirelessly search for 200 missing near Guatemala volcano
Author: 0 Rescuers tirelessly search for 200 missing near Guatemala volcano

Experts say the volcano emitted something different than what has been seen in Hawaii, a pyroclastic flow . The institute said that 23 of those recovered bodies had been identified. "You can't say all pyroclastic flows are always more risky than all lava flows, but you can generally say that pyroclastic flows are more unsafe than lavas overall", said Ken Rubin, chair of the Department of Geology and Geophysics and the University of Hawaii.

Global News Kilauea Volcano: Aerial Images of Lava Destroying Homes
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Overnight Monday and Tuesday, A wide and fast lava flow from Kilauea volcano's fissure No. 8 wiped out hundreds of homes in Kapoho and obliterated Kapoho Bay , replacing it with a almost mile-long delta of lava rock. Okabe described the area as a mix of vacation rentals and year-round residences. Thousands of people have been displaced, and the slow-moving nature of the event has many living in a state of agonizing uncertainty .

Global News Aide dismissive of McCain departs White House
Author: 0 Aide dismissive of McCain departs White House

Sadler told colleagues last month they should disregard McCain's opinion on President Donald Trump's Central Intelligence Agency nominee because "he's dying anyway", a remark that led to a torrent of criticism. "Yes, there are other administration jobs open to her and to others who would like to interview for those jobs", Conway responded when asked whether Sadler would be considered for other positions.

Global News Mueller's team is trying to frame Trump, Giuliani says
Author: 0 Mueller's team is trying to frame Trump, Giuliani says

President Trump's lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani said Wednesday that the legal team of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III is "trying very, very hard to frame" the president . "The outrage is that he and I served in the Southern District of NY", said John Flannery on "The Beat" with host Ari Melber. President Donald Trump's lawyers have made a bold assertion of presidential power.

Global News Melania Trump to re-emerge Monday at reception for Gold Star families
Author: 0 Melania Trump to re-emerge Monday at reception for Gold Star families

On May 14, the White House announced that the first lady had been sent to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to undergo an embolization procedure to treat a benign kidney condition . Donald's own attempt to quell the chatter also backfired. Right there. She's doing great. During the trip, the first lady made an global splash for her glamorous fashion choices, such as a $51,000 Dolce & Gabbana jacket and a glittering silver dress and shoes.

Global News Trump lawyer Giuliani says president probably can pardon himself
Author: 0 Trump lawyer Giuliani says president probably can pardon himself

The bombshell 20-page letter written by Donald Trump's attorneys to special counsel Robert Mueller early this year and obtained by The New York Times Saturday includes an intriguing revelation. If Trump does not consent to an interview, Mueller will have to decide whether to go forward with a historic grand jury subpoena. For many months after Mueller's appointment previous year, Trump avoided directly challenging the special counsel.

Global News Trump blasts Mueller's spending on Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump blasts Mueller's spending on Russian Federation probe

In the January 29 letter, Trump's lawyers contended that the Constitution gives the president the power to "terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon", the Times reported. Russian Federation has denied any interference and Trump has repeatedly said there was no collusion or obstruction of justice. Giuliani has said that the president's legal team believes the special counsel does not have the authority to do so.

Global News Bomber attacks meeting of Islamic scholars in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Bomber attacks meeting of Islamic scholars in Afghanistan

Ghafor Aziz, police chief of Kabul's 5th District, said the bomber detonated his explosives near the entrance of a compound where the religious body, known as the Afghan Ulema Council , was meeting under the traditional tent of the Loya Jirga, the council of elders.

Global News Netanyahu warns Merkel of Iran's 'genocidal designs', goal to wage religious war
Author: 0 Netanyahu warns Merkel of Iran's 'genocidal designs', goal to wage religious war

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sent a letter last week asking "the remaining signatories and other trade partners" to "make up for Iran's losses" created by the Trump administration's exit from the deal. After the US withdrawal on May 12, Iran said it would remain in the nuclear deal only if were protected from renewed USA sanctions on key sectors of its economy such as oil, in cooperation with other signatories of the pact.

Global News Bill Clinton says he doesn't owe Monica Lewinsky an apology
Author: 0 Bill Clinton says he doesn't owe Monica Lewinsky an apology

Rose McGowan , an ardent activist within the #MeToo movement , slammed former President Bill Clinton's comments on Monica Lewinsky Monday, tweeting that he drastically ruined her life. Are we to feel bad for Clinton , who, according to Forbes , made $189 million in the 15 years after leaving the White House? He was the most powerful man on the planet.

Global News First Saudi Women Get Driver's Licenses
Author: 0 First Saudi Women Get Driver's Licenses

The women took a brief driving test before receiving their licenses as they'd already held driving licenses from other countries, including the U.K., Lebanon and Canada. "Susan Newbon, Canadian Deborah Sherwood and American Norma Adrianzen will be able to train women from June 24", the BBC reported. In September, a royal decree repealed a ban on women driving in the kingdom.

Global News Trump meets with school shooting victims' families
Author: 0 Trump meets with school shooting victims' families

President Trump struck an oddly cheerful tone before flying to Texas to visit the families of the Santa Fe High School shooting victims. Committee chair, education secretary Betsy DeVos says the commission wouldn't issue its final recommendations until the end of the year.

Global News China warns US no deal if tariffs go ahead
Author: 0 China warns US no deal if tariffs go ahead

The other U.S. trade team members include U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass, Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney, and U.S.

Author: 0 Mueller accuses Manafort of attempted witness tampering

Mueller's team is asking a federal judge to hold a hearing to decide whether to revoke Manafort's release. This coterie allegedly was dubbed the "Hapsburg" group by Manafort. Toll records for one of Manafort's phones indicate that Manafort had a short call with Person D1 on February 24, 2018, and that Manafort attempted to call Person D1 again on February 25 and 27, 2018.

Global News Melania Trump appears at first White House event since kidney procedure
Author: 0 Melania Trump appears at first White House event since kidney procedure

U.S. President Donald Trump is still scheduled to attend, but Melania's absence is sure to fan the flames of social media speculation, since she has not been seen in public for almost a month. Despite the operation's routine nature, Melania remained there for five days, returning to the White House on May 19. In an email to NPR on May 29, Grisham said Melania Trump had "been involved in several internal meetings with staff" since leaving the hospital.

Global News The United States will
Author: 0 The United States will "patrol" the South China sea

China has been building small islands and other maritime features into military facilities there. "Any discussion about the number of the USA troops in the ROK is subject to the invitation to have them there and the discussion between the US and ROK, separate from the issue with DPRK", Mattis said.

Global News Donald Trump waits on Kim Jong-un letter, talks up possible meeting
Author: 0 Donald Trump waits on Kim Jong-un letter, talks up possible meeting

The Post said the State Department initially declined to comment on the issue, but on Saturday spokeswoman Heather Nauert ruled out the possibility that the United States would pay for North Korea's accommodations. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was a bit more polished in his statement Thursday after his meeting with Kim Yong Chol . The White House indicated on Tuesday it was back in talks about reviving the get-together, detailing a host of steps to prepare for such an event.

Global News Spanish PM faces defeat in no-confidence motion
Author: 0 Spanish PM faces defeat in no-confidence motion

Last week, National Court judges delivered hefty prison sentences to 29 business people and Popular Party members, including some elected officials, for fraud, money laundering and tax evasion, among other crimes. A member of parliament for Catalan pro-independence party Esquerra Republicana de Catalunya (ERC), Joan Tarda, made it clear that his support for Mr Sanchez was motivated by his views on the former PM, rather than the current one.

Global News 'Catalan government's first day at work'
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Sanchez, who leads the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party and reportedly is an atheist, has become the first Spanish Prime Minister to be sworn in without a Bible or crucifix, according to the party. Spanish authorities have charged him with rebellion and misuse of funds in connection with an unauthorized referendum previous year on Catalonia's independence from Spain.

Global News Singapore Willing to Foot Kim Jong-un's Hotel Bills
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Trump wants North Korea to "denuclearize", or get rid of its nuclear arsenal, in return for relief from economic sanctions. He added that the size and breadth of of the GPB responsibilities is such that, more than any other North Korean organization, it presents the most realistic potential threat to Kim's own power .

Global News Top US court backs baker's gay cake snub
Author: 0 Top US court backs baker's gay cake snub

But he added, "At the same time, the religious and philosophical objections to gay marriage are protected views and in some instances protected forms of expression". As a result, the decision did not resolve whether other opponents of same-sex marriage, such as florists and photographers, can refuse commercial wedding services to gay couples.

Global News Allies hit back at Trump’s steel, aluminium tariffs
Author: 0 Allies hit back at Trump’s steel, aluminium tariffs

The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 1% and the S&P 500 shed 0.69%. It's the same approach the Trump administration used before it slapped tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The Trump administration wants China to buy more United States goods to lower a trade deficit. Asked if the United States was isolated on the issue of tariffs in the G7 talks, Dombrovskis said: "Indeed".

Global News Years Later: Hit-and-Run Kills Man Who Fatally Struck Carolee Ashby
Author: 0 Years Later: Hit-and-Run Kills Man Who Fatally Struck Carolee Ashby

Witnesses saw Parkhust push kids out of the way before he was struck by the vehicle. Some witnesses said Parkhurst was hit after pushing children out of the way of the oncoming vehicle, reported WCSH. Jones said Parkhurst's family revealed he had a hit-and-run fatality in his past. In 1968, Parkhurst ran over and killed four-year-old Carolee Ashby.

Global News Federal Bureau of Investigation agent accidentally shoots someone at nightclub while doing a backflip
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation agent accidentally shoots someone at nightclub while doing a backflip

A bystander recorded video of the incident involving the unnamed agent, which authorities said took place early on Saturday at the Mile High Spirits and Distillery night spot, and the footage was shared widely online on Sunday. In August, an agent with Immigration and Customs Enforcement on vacation accidentally shot himself while going through a security line at Orlando International Airport.

Global News Trump Kim summit officially back on
Author: 0 Trump Kim summit officially back on

In February, North Korea's travel expenses during the 2018 Winter Olympics were paid for by South Korea. The letter was hand-delivered to the president by senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol . On Friday, Trump said his plan to meet Kim on June 12 in Singapore had been revived after meeting with Kim Yong Chol, a close aide to the leader, in the White House.

Global News Theresa May to press Trump at G7 to reverse metal tariffs
Author: 0 Theresa May to press Trump at G7 to reverse metal tariffs

Mr Morneau, speaking at the end of the G7 meeting, said that the finance ministers and central bank governors were unanimously opposed to the harsh U.S. The $800 billion figure represents the total value of goods imported by the U.S.in 2017. House Speaker Paul Ryan, who is not seeking re-election, has said he disagrees with the decision.

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