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Trump says his letter to Kim was 'thank you' note Trump says his letter to Kim was 'thank you' note
- Июня 26, 2019

The White House confirmed the exchange of letters between the two leaders and insisted that " correspondence between the two leaders has been ongoing ". He will hold a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Sunday to discuss "methods for close coordination between the two nations for the establishment of permanent peace through the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", as well as solidifying the alliance between their nations, Moon's spokeswoman Ko Min-jung said. (more...)
CCTV shows mother driving towards children in a fatal 'game of chicken' CCTV shows mother driving towards children in a fatal 'game of chicken'
- Июня 26, 2019

Police say Stagg continued to drive forward, running over the boy again with her rear right tire, according to local reports. Stagg is being prosecuted by the Vehicular Crimes Division of the Harris County District Attorney's Office. Stagg was arrested on Thursday and appeared in probable cause court the following morning. According to KHOU 11, Stagg's other two children have been sent to stay with relatives. (more...)
IL becomes the 11th state to legalize marijuana IL becomes the 11th state to legalize marijuana
- Июня 26, 2019

Illinois' new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use and the second to approve it through the Legislature rather than the ballot box. (more...)
Robert Mueller to testify before House committees in July Robert Mueller to testify before House committees in July
- Июня 26, 2019

They said they'd wanted to get Mr. Mueller to testify voluntarily but were prepared to issue subpoenas, "and we now understand it is necessary to do so". "Russia attacked our democracy to help Trump win". U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after delivering a statement on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. (more...)
America's richest billionaires say they want to be taxed more America's richest billionaires say they want to be taxed more
- Июня 26, 2019

There are six reasons why the billionaires are in favor of being taxed more. "The kind of moderate tax on the richest 1/10 of 1% that we support just asks us to pay a small wealth tax on the primary source of our wealth as well". Of 15 nations in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development that had them in 1995, only four - Switzerland, Belgium, Norway and Spain - still do. (more...)
KSA: One killed, 21 injured in Houthi drone attack on Saudi airport KSA: One killed, 21 injured in Houthi drone attack on Saudi airport
- Июня 26, 2019

Pompeo said he also discussed the "need to promote maritime security in the Strait of Hormuz". Iran has denied any involvement. Pompeo met in Jeddah with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who last week was linked by a United Nations investigator to the killing and dismemberment of US-based dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi. (more...)
Erdogan says 'no backtrack' on Russian Federation missile deal Erdogan says 'no backtrack' on Russian Federation missile deal
- Июня 25, 2019

The US envoy to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said Tuesday that Turkey will be axed from the high-tech F-35 fighter jet program if it goes ahead with plans to buy Russian S-400 air defense missiles. Russian Federation has also said it planned to deliver its S-400s to Turkey in July. "In order to meet its security needs, Turkey... does not need to get permission, let alone bow to pressure". (more...)
Children Of Notorious ISIS Fighter Returning To Australia Children Of Notorious ISIS Fighter Returning To Australia
- Июня 25, 2019

Heavily-pregnant 17-year-old Zaynab and her two daughters are among the eight children after a rescue mission by the Australian government. In a press briefing, the prime minister said his government has been working closely with global agencies to repatriate the children. (more...)
First lady announces her spokeswoman as new White House press secretary First lady announces her spokeswoman as new White House press secretary
- Июня 25, 2019

Grisham has been a valued lieutenant to the first lady, though that has not made her immune from the everyday scandals and controversies of the Trump White House. After President Trump tweeted MSNBC host Mika Brzezinski was "bleeding badly" from a face-lift, Grisham responded on behalf of the first lady by stating, "When her husband gets attacked, he will punch back 10 times harder". (more...)
U.S. relocates migrant children over 'squalid' conditions U.S. relocates migrant children over 'squalid' conditions
- Июня 25, 2019

On Monday, Democratic Representative Veronica Escobar, who had been deeply critical of the reported conditions, said she had been told that only 30 children remained in the Clint facility. Binford said she saw no windows in the "warehouse" she visited and that children reported they don't go outside often. A legal team that recently interviewed 60 children at the Border Patrol station in Clint told The Associated Press children as young as 10 had been taking turns watching over a ... (more...)
Mexico sends 15,000 troops to USA border in illegal migration crackdown Mexico sends 15,000 troops to USA border in illegal migration crackdown
- Июня 25, 2019

An additional ~2,000 National Guard elements have also been deployed across the country's southern border with Guatemala & Belize.: "MX Secretary of Defense Luis Sandoval". Operational security along Mexico's southern border with Guatemala. 2. The practice caused an outcry after an AFP photographer documented last week how heavily armed National Guardsmen in Ciudad Juarez forcefully stopped two women and a young girl from crossing the Rio Grande river into the United States. (more...)
Estonian PACE representatives vote against restoring Russian Federation voting rights Estonian PACE representatives vote against restoring Russian Federation voting rights
- Июня 25, 2019

The council is Europe's largest human rights organization. On May 17, 2019, foreign ministers of more than 30 states (of 47 member states of the Council of Europe) spoke in favor of the equal participation of all member states in the organization's statutory bodies, which could lead to the lifting of Russian Federation sanctions. (more...)
All cyberattacks against Iranian targets foiled: ICT minister All cyberattacks against Iranian targets foiled: ICT minister
- Июня 25, 2019

Murrison is expected to meet deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi later on Sunday. But Trump also said over the weekend that he appreciated Iran's decision to not shoot down a manned U.S. "If a conflict breaks out in the region, no country would be able to manage its scope and timing", Major General Gholamali Rashid said, according to the semi-official Fars news agency. (more...)
Australian children of IS militants rescued from Syria camp
- Июня 25, 2019

Orphaned children of Australian Islamic State (IS) fighters are on their way home after they were rescued a Syrian refugee camp. "They'll find their home in Australia and I'm sure they will be embraced by Australians and as a result of that embrace, I'm sure they'll live positive and happy lives". (more...)
Zimbabwe reverses currency policy; only recognises RTGS as legal tender Zimbabwe reverses currency policy; only recognises RTGS as legal tender
- Июня 25, 2019

Cognisant of these developments among others that have seen workers, among them State employees demanding salaries and allowances in U.S. dollars as they were literally earning less than US$30 if black market rates are used, authorities had no choice, but to arrest this rot. (more...)
Trump dismisses United Nations request to investigate Khashoggi murder Trump dismisses United Nations request to investigate Khashoggi murder
- Июня 25, 2019

In a Sunday interview on Meet the Press , Trump revealed that he recently had "a great conversation" with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in which he did not raise the issue of the United Nations report or Khashoggi's October killing. (more...)
Thai boys mark year since ordeal in cave Thai boys mark year since ordeal in cave
- Июня 25, 2019

The boys and their coach have since become celebrities, represented by the 13 Tham Luang Co. Ltd., which Thailand's government helped establish to manage business opportunities stemming from the ordeal. The operation required inserting oxygen canisters alongside the path the place the divers maneuvered darkish, tight and twisting passageways stuffed with muddy waters and solid currents. (more...)
Seven climbers' bodies found in Himalayas Seven climbers' bodies found in Himalayas
- Июня 25, 2019

Hundreds of climbers from across the world visit India to scale mountains across the Himalayan chain, and the peaks in Nanda Devi sanctuary are considered among the toughest. Pandey said the bodies would be brought to the base camp from where they will attempt to airlift them down using special choppers. Moran's Scotland-based company said contact with the team was lost on May 26 following an avalanche. (more...)
Rouhani says United States 'lying' about talks offer, suffers from 'mental retardation' Rouhani says United States 'lying' about talks offer, suffers from 'mental retardation'
- Июня 25, 2019

On Monday, Trump announced new sanctions against Iran after the downing of a USA drone last week. Washington imposed new sanctions against supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Monday as well as blacklisting Foreign Minister Zarif, its latest salvo in a tense standoff that has raised fears of a regional conflict. (more...)
Mackenzie Lueck got into a Lyft a week ago. Now she's missing Mackenzie Lueck got into a Lyft a week ago. Now she's missing
- Июня 25, 2019

Police in Salt Lake City said MacKenzie Lueck, a University of Utah student reported missing last week, left the park where Lyft dropped her off with someone who had come to meet her the day she fell off the grid. is very unlike her, very uncommon, she's usually in touch with me nearly every day", Stoner said. Doubt said police need to confirm the make and model of the vehicle, and a description of the person Lueck met, before releasing those details. (more...)