Portugal's government criticized for fire deaths

Image Below: A woman is attended by Red Cross workers outside a relief centre for people affected by a forest fire in Figueiro dos Vinhos, Portugal , June 19, 2017. "At this time of loss, my thoughts and prayers are with the families and loved ones... More..

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Ex-Panamanian president wants freedom while fighting extradition
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Ex-Panamanian president wants freedom while fighting extradition

The Panama Canal , which opened in August 1914, is a waterway over the Panama Isthmus that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. While the two leaders posed for photos and began to shake hands, Trump made ...More..

Sri Lanka Finance Minister meets India, Indonesia counterparts
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sri Lanka Finance Minister meets India, Indonesia counterparts

Founded in January 2016, the AIIB has so far approved loans for 16 infrastructure projects in nine countries, totaling $2.49 billion. These actions are seen as apparent economic retaliation over the deploymen...More..

South Sudan's displaced see little chance of peace
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

South Sudan's displaced see little chance of peace

More than 950,000 people have fled south to Uganda from South Sudan in recent months - majority women and children - but many refugee camps lack basic services such as food, water and shelter. Ongoing crises ...More..

Insurer, not police, to probe Montana deck collapse; 50 hurt
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Insurer, not police, to probe Montana deck collapse; 50 hurt

A witness to the collapse of the second-story deck of a Montana lodge during a memorial event for a firefighter says about 50 people were gathered on the structure overlooking Flathead Lake. Leslie Dillon to...More..

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

No longer out of bounds: Trump allies question Mueller probe

On Trump's plane ride home after a trip to Wisconsin, Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters he "has no intention" of firing Mueller, even though she maintained that "the president has the right to". During test...More..

Otto Warmbier's North Korea roommate speaks out
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Otto Warmbier's North Korea roommate speaks out

The former Chicago Bulls and Detroit Pistons great declined to say if he'd met the dictator during his latest five-day visit to North Korea . Flamboyant former National Basketball Association star Dennis Ro...More..

Alberta fighter Tim Hague dies following boxing match in Edmonton
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Alberta fighter Tim Hague dies following boxing match in Edmonton

Former UFC heavyweight Tim Hague is reportedly brain dead after suffering a knockout loss in a boxing bout in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on Friday night. According to various reports, Hague was clearly not right...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump Lashes Out At Investigators After Reports Of Obstruction Of Justice Inquiry

Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the 2016 election in his favour, in possible collusion w...More..

Nepal sees declining number of migrant workers to Qatar following crisis
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Nepal sees declining number of migrant workers to Qatar following crisis

Qatar is home to the largest USA military base in the Middle East and the deal "reaffirms the traditionally close ties between the two countries", says Vice News . Two U.S. warships arrived at Hamad port in Qa...More..

White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

On PBS on Monday, Ruddy said that Trump's consideration of moving to fire Mueller was "pretty clear by what one of his lawyers said on television recently". "With respect to the subject, only the president or...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Weeks ago, Gingrich had heaped praise on Mueller, hailing him as a "superb choice" for special counsel whose reputation was "impeccable for honesty and integrity". But Ruddy isn't the only Trump supporter who h...More..

OR first USA state to offer third gender marker on state IDs
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

OR first USA state to offer third gender marker on state IDs

Now, it's officially on Shupe's driver's license. The state's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), which held public hearings to debate the issue, said they received little opposition to the policy change, ac...More..

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

DC police seek arrest of Turks for melee, angering Erdogan

In a charging document presented in court Thursday against Sinan Narin , one of four Turkish-Americans already arrested in the case, Washington police detective Victor DePeralta called the incident a "viciou...More..

Ark. Tyson lobbyist injured in Virginia baseball practice shooting
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Ark. Tyson lobbyist injured in Virginia baseball practice shooting

Scalise was shot in the hip; his office says the lawmaker was in stable condition and undergoing surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. DETROIT (AP) - A MI congressman who worked with a man critical...More..

Iran's Zarif Continues Discussions on Mutual, Regional Issues in Norway
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

Iran's Zarif Continues Discussions on Mutual, Regional Issues in Norway

He reportedly told high-ranking Iranian officials the the U.S. and its "agents are the source of instability in the Middle East... who created Islamic State?" According to Xinhua, Iran's Foreign Minister M...More..

by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

Hawaii has become the first American state to pass environmental measures that adhere to the Paris climate agreement, just days after President Donald Trump announced the U.S. Hawaii is one of many USA state...More..

Moscow protest location changed, raising fear of arrests
by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Moscow protest location changed, raising fear of arrests

Mr Navalny earlier called on supporters to attend anti-corruption rallies across Russian Federation. Mr Navalny said contractors hired to build a stage at the agreed-upon venue could not do their work. The pr...More..

by | Monday, June 12, 2017

Puerto Rico mulls political status in new referendum

And the U.S. Congress has final say in any changes to Puerto Rico's political status. The question at the heart of the non-binding referendum has been asked of Puerto Rican voters before - four times, in ...More..

by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Turkey seeks end to Qatar crisis by end of Ramadan

The government of Qatar has hired John Ashcroft, the U.S. attorney general during the September 11 attacks, as it seeks to rebut accusations from U.S. We believe these are unintended consequences, especially du...More..

17 civilians killed in US-led coalition strikes on Raqa,
by | Saturday, June 10, 2017

17 civilians killed in US-led coalition strikes on Raqa,

Thursday's attack, which marks the first time that forces supporting Syrian president Bashar al-Assad have attacked coalition troops in that region, came just hours after the USA bombed two pro-Syrian governmen...More..

Qatar rejects intervention in foreign policy: FM
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Qatar rejects intervention in foreign policy: FM

The response was to accusations from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), the United Arab Emirates ( UAE ), Bahrain and Egypt of supporting terrorist groups and having relations with Iran . These include...More..

Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

She could also face a fine of up to $250,000. The mother and stepfather of the NSA contractor who reportedly admitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation she leaked classified information from the Trump ad...More..

by | Thursday, June 08, 2017

This is Us: Earliest Fossils of Our Species Found in Morocco

Bones unearthed in a Moroccan cave have pushed back our species' origin by about 100,000 years, scientists say, and offer some fascinating insight into human evolution. The new discovery reveals people from a...More..

Clinton Blames Weaponized Info For Loss Against Trump
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Clinton Blames Weaponized Info For Loss Against Trump

It nearly defied belief to watch Hillary throw the Democratic National Committee under the bus - which she did with a vengeance . Clinton sought to mirror the practices of former US President Barack Obama's ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Lawyers divided: Has Theresa May made a U-turn on human rights?

Tougher laws and police powers may fail to prevent low-technology attacks, such as the two van-and-knives assaults that occurred in London , and may well end up alienating British Muslims, he said. " Theresa M...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Melania Trump Hails 'Empowerment of Women' at Saudi Company Visit

She is accompanying US President Donald Trump on his first global visit since taking office in January, and told 200 female employees she tried to find balance between her role of first lady and mother. Zarif...More..

British police rush to London Bridge after reports of van hitting pedestrians
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

British police rush to London Bridge after reports of van hitting pedestrians

The witness, who was doing a night photography class on London Bridge, said he saw the van veering on and off the pavement on the bridge. Police have confirmed they are responding to three separate incidents...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Pressure's on: National spelling bee comes down to final 15

He advanced on Wednesday by correctly spelling the word "agonistic", which means combative. In Round 3, Mills, Lucas Mooney, of Martinsburg, Andrew Gould, of Clarksburg, and Devesh Shah, of Wheeling, spelled ...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Trump expected to pull out of Paris Climate Agreement

While Trump now favors an exit, he has been known to change his thinking on major decisions and tends to seek counsel from a range of inside and outside advisers, many with differing agendas, until the last...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

James Comey to testify June 8 on Russia investigation

In one, he wrote that the president had requested he ease up on the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Michael Flynn , who served as Trump's national security adviser until he was ousted in February fo...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Friendly fire kills ten as Duterte's troops clash with Islamists

Gen. Restituto Padilla Jr. And there were stories - stories of things that mothers and fathers hope never happen to their families. Lorenzana said militants who were Saudi, Malaysian, Indonesian, Yemeni a...More..

by | Friday, June 02, 2017

Netanyahu says US Embassy decision delays peace

To circumvent the 1995 law requiring the embassy to relocate to Jerusalem , each USA president since Bill Clinton has signed a waiver every six months to keep the embassy in Tel Aviv. It added that despite the...More..

Angela Merkel says Europe must take fate into own hands
by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Angela Merkel says Europe must take fate into own hands

His administration has argued that USA emissions standards are tougher than those set by China, India and others, and therefore have put American businesses at a disadvantage. Observers also noted that he did n...More..

FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump
by | Monday, May 29, 2017

FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on Trump

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who was at the time the head of the Democratic National Committee, in which she said someone in the Department of Justice told her Attorney General Loretta Lynch was containing the inv...More..