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Spain says France to take in migrants, World News & Top Stories

Spain says France to take in migrants, World News & Top Stories Red Cross official Pedro Redon, speaking to the BBC, said the migrants would first receive food and hygiene kits. "I can not accept how another country, no matter how friendly they are with us, orders us and tells us what to do". On Friday, the NGO had indicated on Twitter that its boat was stationed off the Libyan coast and engaged in rescuing 118 people. The destination wasn't immediately an... [Full Article...]

North Korea's Kim heads to China with nukes, summit likely on agenda

North Korea's Kim heads to China with nukes, summit likely on agenda Kim will be in Beijing through Wednesday, state media previously reported. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un Kim's third trip to China since March comes as Beijing tries to strengthen its role as a mediator between the United States and North Korea , where it claims compelling security and economic interests. [Full Article...]

Stocks tumble on latest Trump-China trade threats

Tom Orlik, chief economist at Bloomberg Economics, said that in the event that China's exports to the US weaken in the face of tariffs, the government would likely seek to offset the growth impact with a combination of subsidies to support domestic demand and higher infrastructure investment. [Full Article...]

Palestinian president hails United Nations non-violence vote on Gaza

Palestinian president hails United Nations non-violence vote on Gaza The resolution passed on Wednesday slammed Israel for "excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate" use of force in dealing with the mass infiltration attempts along the Israel-Gaza border. The resolutions are not legally binding but carry political weight. According to eye witnesses and activists quoted by Palestinian media, security forces seized cameras from many demonstrators as well as... [Full Article...]

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Osaka; no tsunami warning issued

Magnitude 6.1 quake hits Osaka; no tsunami warning issued The epicenter of the quake was in the northern part of Osaka Prefecture, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, and no tsunami warning was issued. Japanese media reported one of the quake's victims is a 9-year-old girl found at a school in Takatsuki City. [Full Article...]

5 immigrants dead after fleeing USA border patrol

5 immigrants dead after fleeing USA border patrol Four of the passengers were pronounced dead at the scene and another died at hospital. The driver, a suspected smuggler and also believed to be a US citizen, survived the crash, according to NBC News . Five people were taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center, including the driver who is believed to be a USA citizen. 5 immigrants killed in rollover crash in Dimmit, Texas . [Full Article...]

Former Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Jailed After Bail Revoked

Former Trump Campaign Chair Manafort Jailed After Bail Revoked He will now remain in jail until his trial on dozens of charges , including financial fraud, money laundering and making false statements. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the District of Columbia, who ordered the incarceration Friday, said she had made a decision to take this step because less drastic measures would have been insufficient. [Full Article...]

Giuliani: Time to probe Mueller

Giuliani: Time to probe Mueller He said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein assured the president that he wouldn't be roped into the Southern District of New York's investigation. But he did accuse the Mueller investigation - yet again - of being "political" and rife with "unfairness", perhaps unfair enough to merit pardons for those who get caught by it. [Full Article...]

Ramadan ends, Friday Eid al-Fitr; president sends congratulations

Ramadan ends, Friday Eid al-Fitr; president sends congratulations King Salman performed the Eid Al-Fitr prayer in Makkah's Grand Mosque on Friday. A formal announcement regarding Eid-ul-Fitr will be made after evidence of moon sighting is collected from different parts of the country. Accordingyly, moon sighting committees are formed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar and other Arab states. This year, in 2018, that day will fall on Thursday, 14 June ... [Full Article...]

Hazardous weather outlook: Lehigh Valley to sizzle as heat, humidity build

Hazardous weather outlook: Lehigh Valley to sizzle as heat, humidity build Highs will be around 90 once again on Monday , before falling into the upper 70s on Tuesday . Saturday morning rain and storms clear out fast, opening the door for the heat and humidity to build. Highs by the afternoon will be cooler, in the lower 90s. The Chambersburg, Gettysburg, York, Lancaster, Lebanon, Carlisle, Harrisburg, Lewistown and Newport areas are all expected to reach a heat ... [Full Article...]

Saudi-led troops fight rebel forces south of Yemen's Hodeida

Saudi-led troops fight rebel forces south of Yemen's Hodeida Yemeni officials say Saudi-led coalition airstrikes have hit most of the Houthi rebel defenses of Hodeida as part of the coalition's assault on the key Red Sea port town. There were "four vessels filled with food and fuel at berth" and another five vessels anchored nearby, it said. They spoke on condition of anonymity as they weren't authorized to brief journalists. [Full Article...]

Wilkes-Barre Township: NWS investigating possible Pennsylvania tornado

Wilkes-Barre Township: NWS investigating possible Pennsylvania tornado The National Weather Service (NWS) in Binghamton, New York, determined tornadoes had touched down in Franklin and Wilkes-Barre townships. A powerful storm damaged the Panera Bread restaurant in the Arena Hub shopping area in Wilkes-Barre Township, Pa., on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Possible tornado rips through Wilkes-Barre; multiple buildings damaged

Possible tornado rips through Wilkes-Barre; multiple buildings damaged The National Weather Service survey conducted on Thursday confirmed damage consistent with an EF-2 tornado , with estimated maximum winds of 130 miles per hour (201 km/h). Luzerne County Manager Dave Pedri described the damage as "staggering", noting that the destruction occurred in the heart of one of the region's premier shopping districts, which will be a blow to the local economy. [Full Article...]

IG Report: Comey’s Handling of Clinton Investigation ‘Negatively Impacted’ FBI

IG Report: Comey’s Handling of Clinton Investigation ‘Negatively Impacted’ FBI In tweets, Trump has called Comey's investigation into Clinton "phony and dishonest" and said that Comey, who he fired on May 9, 2017, left the FBI's reputation in tatters. The inquiry has focused on whether public statements made by Comey about Democrat Mrs Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state were based on "improper considerations". [Full Article...]

Watchdog sees errors, not bias, in Comey's Clinton probe

Watchdog sees errors, not bias, in Comey's Clinton probe Hogan Gidley, a White House spokesman, told reporters on Thursday that he hadn't yet seen the inspector general's report and "I'm not going to get ahead of any of that". It is not the report President Trump wanted. The report doesn't say which agents allegedly accepted such benefits. Right?!" to which Strzok replied, "No. [Full Article...]

Indian-Origin Ministers In Singapore Play Key Role At Trump-Kim Summit

Indian-Origin Ministers In Singapore Play Key Role At Trump-Kim Summit Senior diplomats from the United States and North Korea had at least two rounds of talks on Monday to hammer out a potential agreement to dismantle the regime's nuclear weapons program in exchange for security guarantees. A USA official told CNN Trump's departure was moved up by more than 12 hours because Kim set his departure for shortly after the summit. Meanwhile, US and North Korean offici... [Full Article...]

Proposal to Divide California Into Three States to Appear on November Ballot

Proposal to Divide California Into Three States to Appear on November Ballot Tim Draper is known for having insane ideas - and for funding them. Proposal to split California into 3 states makes November ballotSan Francisco and Sacramento would be part of the state of Northern California with a population of 13 million versus almost 40 million for a single state. [Full Article...]

What's the difference between North Korea and Iran?

What's the difference between North Korea and Iran? Lawmakers are also responding icily to reports by North Korea's state-run media that, during the Singapore summit, Trump agreed to lift sanctions against Pyongyang as a trust-building measure. "In fact, the only thing we know they signed was a declaration of friendship - for real". "Anyone can make war - only the most courageous can make peace", Trump said upon signing the accord. [Full Article...]

Inspector general says Comey broke from protocol in Clinton probe

Inspector general says Comey broke from protocol in Clinton probe The inspector general's report was originally expected in May, and earlier this month, Trump questioned on Twitter whether its publication had been delayed because the findings were "being changed and made weaker". The Inspector General also examined whether FBI employees leaked information about investigations of the Clinton Foundation charitable organization and emails in a bid to help Mr Trum... [Full Article...]

From 'Dotard' to 'Supreme Leader': N. Korea Rehabs Trump

From 'Dotard' to 'Supreme Leader': N. Korea Rehabs Trump SEOUL-North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is prepared to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe within the next few months, a South Korean intelligence source said June 14. Forces Korea, U.S. Forces Japan and other allies and partners in the region that would be necessary to the national defense should war break out". "Making unnecessary and unreciprocated concessions is not in our interests - and ... [Full Article...]


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