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USA contractor arrested after leak of Russian Federation hacking report USA contractor arrested after leak of Russian Federation hacking report
- June 09, 2017

Reality Winner faces a detention hearing Thursday in federal court in Augusta, Georgia , so that a judge can determine whether to grant bond for the 25-year-old woman. "I think she's trying to be courageous for me". Victor did not enter a plea in her initial appearance Monday. "She serves her community; she served her country". (more...)
Third London attacker identified Third London attacker identified
- June 08, 2017

Seven were killed and almost 50 wounded. Saturday's rampage followed a suicide bombing that killed 22 adults and children at a pop concert in Manchester two weeks ago, and an attack in March when five people died after a auto was driven into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge. (more...)
US Intelligence Claims Russian Hackers to Blame for Gulf Crisis
- June 08, 2017

But his strong message of support to Saudi leaders, in particular, also may have encouraged Riyadh to act on a long-standing feud with Qatar. "On this scale, it's unprecedented", said Hatoon al-Fassi, a Saudi historian of Gulf Affairs and Women's Studies at Qatar University. (more...)
Courage and self-sacrifice of those who took a stand against London terrorists Courage and self-sacrifice of those who took a stand against London terrorists
- June 07, 2017

He fearlessly shouted back and fought them alone, saving countless lives and allowing others to escape in the process. "I thought, 'I need to take the p-- out of these b--ers'". Millwall and their fans have always been associated with a siege-mentality, hence the chant " No one likes us, we don't care ", which originated in the 1970s. (more...)
Storm Brings Some Relief to Parched Cape Town Storm Brings Some Relief to Parched Cape Town
- June 07, 2017

Sibeko Ndevu‚ 30‚ said: "I was inside and I was lucky I wasn't hurt. We did what we could, but unfortunately, we are dealing with a storm that is the worst in 30 years to have hit this province". As well as a major power cut in Claremont‚ outages were reported in Strand‚ Steenberg‚ Newlands‚ Southfields‚ Bridgetown and Pinelands. "There have been five fatalities; four people in Kraaifontein and another in Lavender Hill". (more...)
Nguyen makes mark at National Spelling Bee
- June 03, 2017

Faith Baca of Aurora, an eighth-grader at the Rocky Mountain School of Expeditionary Learning, successfully spelled "sempiternal", which means eternal and unchanging. The finals will air on June 1 on ESPN, ESPN 2, ESPN U, the ESPN app, and WatchESPN. The competition started with 291 participants in rounds one and two, and 259 who took part in round three. (more...)
Men probing Ivanka Trump supplier in China arrested, missing
- June 02, 2017

Two other shoe brands under the company's umbrella - Marc Fisher and Kylie + Kendall - were also being made at the Huaijian factories, according to China Labor Watch. China Labor Watch has also published reports on child labor at Samsung suppliers and spent years investigating Apple Inc.'s China factories. Calls to the Ganzhou Public Security Bureau went unanswered on Wednesday. (more...)
Key US-Europe relations called into question after Trump trip
- June 02, 2017

The Trump administration has become fixated with eliminating trade deficits, with top White House officials saying they will act to tilt the balance of trade back towards the US. Saturday night from his first foreign trip by firing off a tweet that criticized Germany. Trump's rants have not gone unnoticed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel . (more...)
Donald Trump finally deletes 'covfefe' tweet five hours after posting it
- June 02, 2017

Last night, the president either dozed off mid-tweet or masterminded a media madhouse by tweeting, "Despite the constant negative press covfefe ". Donald J Trump, the president of United States and the benevolent provider of memes for the Internet, posted a cryptic (or confusing?) tweet around midnight on May 31. (more...)
Violent storm claims six lives in Moscow Violent storm claims six lives in Moscow
- May 31, 2017

Hundreds of trees were toppled, as meteorologists reported winds of up to 50 miles per hour. A severe storm passed through Moscow Monday afternoon, taking the lives of 13 people and injuring dozens more. Seven people have died in the capital, with another victim being an 11-year-old girl in the Ramenskoye District of Moscow Region, she added. Pictures posted on social media showed uprooted trees, shattered bus shelters and a construction crane that blew over in the storm. (more...)
Europe can no longer rely on allies, Merkel says Europe can no longer rely on allies, Merkel says
- May 30, 2017

Peace in the Middle East: Instead of criticizing the Saudi regime or encouraging a more democratic way of governing, Trump was decidedly diplomatic: "We are not here to lecture - we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship". (more...)
Hope good sense prevails and Pakistan frees Jadhav: CPI
- May 29, 2017

The UN's highest judicial body, which had earlier provisionally stayed Jadhav's sentence on May 9, also instructed Pakistan to inform it "of all the measures taken in implementation of the present order". It also hit out at India, saying the country has been "trying to hide its real face" by taking the case of Jadhav to the ICJ. Deadline for Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to file an appeal against his death sentence, which was awarded by an military court , is ending today (Friday), ... (more...)
Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia
- May 29, 2017

Did Donald Trump adapt the Palestinian narrative on the source of the Israeli-Arab conflict? Saudi Foreign Minister Jubeir also said , "If we can change the conversation in the Islamic world from enmity towards the U.S.to partnership with the USA, and if we can change the conversation in the USA and in the West from enmity towards the Islamic world to one of partnership, we will have changed our world and we will have truly drowned the voices of extremism and we will have drained the ... (more...)
European allies see the two sides of Trump at G7 European allies see the two sides of Trump at G7
- May 29, 2017

President Donald Trump , accompanied by first lady Melania Trump greets French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron before a concert by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra at the Ancient Greek Theatre of Taormina, Sicily, Friday, May 26, 2017. (more...)
Trump lambasts 'fake' media for 'demeaning' his social media use Trump lambasts 'fake' media for 'demeaning' his social media use
- May 29, 2017

Meanwhile, Trump also addressed a controversy that arose last week, when British authorities publicly complained that USA officials had leaked sensitive information about the bomber who killed more than 20 people at a Manchester concert. In a series of tweets, the president focused on news reports that include the words "sources say". "Hard work but big results", he tweeted. He also touted his plan for tax reform that he said is "actually ahead of schedule". (more...)
White House Website Says Trump Livestream Comes From 'Jerusalem, Israel' White House Website Says Trump Livestream Comes From 'Jerusalem, Israel'
- May 26, 2017

The White House-driven effort is a sharp shift from the practice of USA previous administrations that typically gave secretaries of state those reins. He has taken a tougher line on settlements than Israeli officials had expected, urging restraint though not calling for a full halt to construction. (more...)
Foreign secretary, envoy belie Duterte account of Xi's alleged threat of war Foreign secretary, envoy belie Duterte account of Xi's alleged threat of war
- May 26, 2017

Archbishop Socrates Villegas, president of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, and another church official said Wednesday that gunmen forced their way into a cathedral in Marawi city and seized the Rev. Duterte said last week one of the top priorities of his trip to Russian Federation was to secure precision-guided bombs to use on Islamic militants in the southern Philippines. (more...)
Taiwan's top court paves way to legalise same-sex marriage Taiwan's top court paves way to legalise same-sex marriage
- May 26, 2017

On Wednesday, Taiwan's highest court ruled in support of same-sex marriage, opening the door for marriage equality in the island nation. But iSEE's Phong said the Taiwan ruling "will give us momentum to mobilise the community to take action - to do something so that gay marriage can be considered when lawmakers discuss changing the marriage law in 2020". (more...)
Airstrike chain reaction led to over 100 civilian deaths in Mosul
- May 26, 2017

An investigation into the March bombing found that the terror groups rigged a house with over 1,000 pounds of explosives, put civilians in the basement, and employed two ISIS snipers on the roof to bait the US -led coalition to attack. The terrorists purposely brought explosives into the building and placed them in areas that would ensure a catastrophic collapse if the structure was bombed. (more...)
Beijing installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island Beijing installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island
- May 26, 2017

Hua also called on Japan to turn its commitment to improving relations with China into concrete policies and actions. "Because it was very candid, it was very frank but at the same time , it was all conducted in a friendly tone", the Filipino envoy to China said . (more...)