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North Korea criticizes Pompeo over comments on nuke talks North Korea criticizes Pompeo over comments on nuke talks
- Мая 04, 2019

A senior North Korean official on Tuesday accused US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of having "foolish and unsafe ideas", and warned Washington of an "unwanted outcome" if it does not adjust its stance on economic sanctions. The statement from the prime minister comes as Japan is using less condemning language in its 2019 diplomatic blue book when addressing North Korea, Kyodo News reported. (more...)
Airliner carrying 143 people slides off runway into river in Jacksonville Airliner carrying 143 people slides off runway into river in Jacksonville
- Мая 04, 2019

ET, was in shallow water and not submerged. Miami Air flight LL293, operated by a Boeing 737, has crashed into St Johns River during landing at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida . Emergency services at the scene in Florida. Everyone on board the plane has been accounted for, said Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry. While everyone made it out alive, 21 people were taken to hospitals, the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department confirmed. (more...)
Elderly Australia couple receive meth haul in post Elderly Australia couple receive meth haul in post
- Мая 04, 2019

Australian police say an elderly duo called them after unwittingly taking in what cops described as a 20kg (44lb) shipment of methamphetamine from the delivery person. Police said in a statement that detectives later executed a search warrant in Bundoora, a Melbourne suburb, where authorities allegedly found another 20 kilos of meth. (more...)
Boeing 737 from Gitmo goes off runway into river in Jacksonville, Fla
- Мая 04, 2019

Naval Air Station Jacksonville confirmed to local media that the flight originated from the USA base located at Guantanamo Bay , Cuba. Authorities also said teams were working to control jet fuel which had leaked into the water. Based off of a Tweet from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the aircraft is not submerged and is resting in shallow water. A heavy thunderstorm was moving through the area at the time of the incident. (more...)
House Democrats give Barr final warning before contempt proceedings House Democrats give Barr final warning before contempt proceedings
- Мая 04, 2019

Barr has declined to request an exemption from a judge, and Nadler has not made that request either. U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler last Monday subpoenaed McGahn to testify before the panel in its investigation of possible obstruction of justice by Trump. (more...)
North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile - ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff North Korea Fires Short-Range Missile - ROK Joint Chiefs of Staff
- Мая 04, 2019

Talks between North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in Vietnam in February did not go well and ended early. The missile was sacked from near the city of Wonsan, which is east of the capital Pyongyang. The North has also slammed the South for ramping up its participation in "war games" with the U.S., warning lat week that a " corresponding response " was imminent in the face of such "acts of perfidy". (more...)
Over a million evacuated as Cyclone Fani makes landfall in eastern India Over a million evacuated as Cyclone Fani makes landfall in eastern India
- Мая 04, 2019

More than one million people in the two states have been ordered to leave their homes and the Bangladesh government separately issued evacuation orders for 19 coastal districts and put the army on standby. Ports have been closed but the Indian Navy has sent six warships to the region while India's biggest oil and gas producer ONGC evacuated nearly 500 workers from offshore rigs. (more...)
Trump Admin Will Protect Rights of Doctors Who Decline to Perform Abortions Trump Admin Will Protect Rights of Doctors Who Decline to Perform Abortions
- Мая 04, 2019

Presented by the Department of Health and Human Services as a civil rights issue, the final conscience rule "protects individuals and health care entities from discrimination on the basis of their exercise of conscience in HHS-funded programs", according to an HHS news release. (more...)
Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam's killing freed from prison Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam's killing freed from prison
- Мая 04, 2019

A prision security officer stands guard as members of the media await the release of Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong from a prison in Kajang, Malaysia, May 3, 2019. "Thank you so much", she said. "I'm very happy and thank you all a lot. I cried all the time", she told reporters before being whisked away in a van. (more...)
Putin expands list of Ukrainians for fast-tracked Russian passports Putin expands list of Ukrainians for fast-tracked Russian passports
- Мая 04, 2019

Observers are closely watching for signs of a thaw in ties between Russian Federation and Ukraine after a comedian with no political experience, Volodymyr Zelensky, won a landslide victory in presidential elections in Ukraine this month. Zelensky, in response, has pledged to grant Ukrainian citizenship to Russians who "suffer" under Kremlin rule. The EU has called the passport scheme a fresh assault on Ukraine's sovereignty, while Kiev appealed to the UN Security Council to take action. (more...)
Boy Who Escaped Stolen Car With Sister Hailed As A Hero Boy Who Escaped Stolen Car With Sister Hailed As A Hero
- Мая 03, 2019

The boy, Chance, and his older sister, Skyler, were left in the backseat of their grandmother Nita Coburn's auto as she wheeled her sick daughter into a Middletown , Ohio hospital on Thursday. " Dalvir Singh from India, age 24, who is addicted to heroin, was taken into custody and charged with 2 counts of Kidnapping, Felonious Assault for dragging Nita, and Grand Theft", the post said. (more...)
Trump Discussed Possibility of New Nuclear Accord With Putin - White House Trump Discussed Possibility of New Nuclear Accord With Putin - White House
- Мая 03, 2019

With the United States concerned about a Russian military presence in Venezuela at a time when Washington wants Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to leave power, Trump told Putin "the United States stands with the people of Venezuela" and stressed he wanted to get relief supplies into the country, Sanders said. (more...)
Trump Thrilled With Barr, But Some Aides Think Performance Was 'Shortsighted' Trump Thrilled With Barr, But Some Aides Think Performance Was 'Shortsighted'
- Мая 03, 2019

Trump went on point out "three of them are running, three of them, they're not doing very well, but three are running for a particular office". Democrats accused the Republican President and his administration of a launching a growing attack on American democracy. (more...)
Comey: 'Trump Eats Your Soul in Small Bites' Comey: 'Trump Eats Your Soul in Small Bites'
- Мая 03, 2019

Trump's determined efforts to obstruct justice, give a speech quoting the president on the importance of the rule of law?" The report said that both Manafort and Kilimnik "believed the plan would require candidate Trump's assent to succeed", if he were elected. (more...)
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to marry long-time partner New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern to marry long-time partner
- Мая 03, 2019

The couple, who past year welcomed their first child , Neve Gayford, began dating in 2013 when Mr Gayford went to complain to a member of parliament about the then-National Party government's proposed changes to security legislation. Her spokesman Andrew Campbell confirmed she had been wearing the ring since Easter . Ms Ardern and Gayford met in 2012. They had coffee and were living together not long after. (more...)
News details emerge of failed plot to oust Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro News details emerge of failed plot to oust Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro
- Мая 03, 2019

Speaking to reporters from the Spanish diplomatic residence where he's evading an arrest warrant, Lopez said that he had met with commanders and generals from different sectors of Venezuela's military in his home in the past three weeks. Maduro denied that he was preparing to flee the country for Cuba but was talked out of it by Russian Federation - a claim put forth by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in an interview with CNN. (more...)
Election results: Lib Dems win control in Bath and North East Somerset Election results: Lib Dems win control in Bath and North East Somerset
- Мая 03, 2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip leave after casting their votes at a polling station in the local council elections on May 2, 2019 in Sonning, England. Tim Warren, the Conservative leader of the council, lost his seat to David Wood from the Lib Dems. Chris Poulter, Conservative leader, said he was "delighted" as his party became the biggest in the city for the first time since 1992. (more...)
Tourist crosses barrier, falls into crater of Kilauea volcano Tourist crosses barrier, falls into crater of Kilauea volcano
- Мая 03, 2019

He fell 70 feet into the caldera, or crater, of Kilauea, a destructive volcano whose monthslong eruption past year spewed ash, gas and lava into the air and destroyed an estimated 700 homes on the island of Hawaii. The rescuers "successfully completed a high-angle extrication using ropes and stokes litter", according to a news release from the national park. (more...)
GOP House Leaders Push for Public-Private Option to Fund Infrastructure Plan GOP House Leaders Push for Public-Private Option to Fund Infrastructure Plan
- Мая 03, 2019

He says he's not seen any mutually agreeable suggestions for financing the work "that would come anywhere close to $2 trillion", which he called "a lofty goal". Trump and Democrats are meeting after they asked to meet to go over projects to rebuild bridges, roads and other infrastructure. The nation's top small business groups and labor unions support raising the federal taxation, now 18.3 cents a gallon as it was last raised in 1993. (more...)
Barr skips session with House Democrats, escalates standoff Barr skips session with House Democrats, escalates standoff
- Мая 03, 2019

Attorney General William Barr: "Yes". Democrats grilled Barr over his earlier comments Wednesday during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing , in which the attorney general took questions from lawmakers for more than five hours on Mueller's investigation . (more...)