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World Government, ACLU dispute release of American in Syria
Author: 0 Government, ACLU dispute release of American in Syria

Since then, the Trump administration has moved to pre-empt a fight over whether it has a legal basis for holding the man by trying to release him, which would render the debate moot. custody by transferring him, also against his will, to the custody of a third country that had agreed to accept him and formally confirmed he would not face torture.

World Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi
Author: 0 Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi

The video of Tamimi's confrontation with the soldiers went viral, with some Israelis saying it was an example of the army not responding to provocations, but others saying the soldiers were humiliated. Since 2015, 50 Israelis have been killed in stabbings, shootings and car-ramming attacks, while Israeli forces have killed over 260 Palestinians in that period.

World European Leaders Back Israel: Iranian Troops Must Leave Syria
Author: 0 European Leaders Back Israel: Iranian Troops Must Leave Syria

Israel has been pledging for months to prevent its main enemy Iran from entrenching itself militarily in Syria, where Tehran is backing Assad's government. "Companies are pulling out of Iran". Netanyahu said he had reiterated his dislike for the 2015 deal, which offers sanctions relief in exchange for strict limits on Iran's nuclear activities.

World Trump Calls Justin Trudeau 'Very Weak And Dishonest'
Author: 0 Trump Calls Justin Trudeau 'Very Weak And Dishonest'

Canada has promised retaliatory measures on July 1. "There will not be a sunset clause ... we will not, can not sign a trade deal that expires automatically every five years", he told a news conference at the end of a Group of Seven summit in Quebec.

World Trump throws G-7 into disarray with tweets after he leaves
Author: 0 Trump throws G-7 into disarray with tweets after he leaves

Trump, who repeated that his tariffs are meant to protect US industry and workers from unfair worldwide competition, told reporters he had suggested to the other G7 leaders that all trade barriers, including tariffs and subsidies, be eliminated.

World U.K. Court Ruling Leaves Northern Ireland Abortion Law Unchanged
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Lord Mance, the Deputy President of the Supreme Court, made the case for an immediate change in the law very powerfully in his comments in the judgment. "A failure to act would be a cruel betrayal of women". "In the absence of the Northern Ireland Executive and Assembly, it becomes a human rights issue, not simply a matter of policy that's devolved to Northern Ireland".

World Former Obama Adviser Suggests Trump Is Russia's 'Chief Advocate' and Defender
Author: 0 Former Obama Adviser Suggests Trump Is Russia's 'Chief Advocate' and Defender

After the Beijing visit, Mr. Putin will join Mr. Xi at a weekend summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao. "Canada has already raised cases at the WTO and at NAFTA and we will retaliate but we say that with great sadness especially here", she said. The statement had said: 'We urge Russian Federation to cease its destabilising behavior to undermine democratic systems and its support of the Syrian regime'.

World Adam Putnam: No more lapses in background checks
Author: 0 Adam Putnam: No more lapses in background checks

Democrats reacted swiftly to news of the inspector general report, with some calling for further investigation and others for Putnam to resign. The time period when the employee couldn't log in to conduct background checks coincides with the Pulse nightclub shooting .

World Merkel Parries Queries In First-Ever 'Chancellor's Question Time'
Author: 0 Merkel Parries Queries In First-Ever 'Chancellor's Question Time'

According to Merkel, the summit, to be held on 8 and 9 this month in the municipality of Charlevoix, in northeastern Quebec will be an important scenario after Washington's removal from the nuclear agreement with Iran, and the imposition of tariffs on European imports of aluminum and steel.

World Afghan Taliban announces Eid ceasefire for first time
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban announces Eid ceasefire for first time

The United States intends to step up military operations against the militant Islamic State group in eastern Afghanistan during a temporary ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban, senior USA officials said on Friday.The Islamic State group has developed a stronghold in Nangarhar, on the porous eastern border with Pakistan and is among the countrys most risky militants since it appeared around 2015.

World Bison gores woman at Yellowstone in third wildlife attack of the week
Author: 0 Bison gores woman at Yellowstone in third wildlife attack of the week

The bison became agitated and charged the crowd, officials said . She was then transported by ambulance to the Big Sky Medical Center in Big Sky, Montana, according to the release. metro area. Calving season is causing elk mothers to act aggressively as they protect their newborns and hide them near buildings or cars, park experts said.

World Guatemala Calls for International Help Over Deadly Volcanic Eruption
Author: 0 Guatemala Calls for International Help Over Deadly Volcanic Eruption

Six children who have been burned by the volcanic eruption in Guatemala on Thursday arrived in Houston in the USA state of Texas for medical treatment. The agency said seven of the latest victims were in a temporary morgue installed close to the impact zone, in the now-devastated community of San Miguel Los Lotes in Escuintla, south of the capital Guatemala City .

World Justin Trudeau: We won't be pushed around by Trump
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau: We won't be pushed around by Trump

Once again, he emphasized that the days of the US getting the short end of the stick in its trading relationships with the world were over under his watch. Canada charges the USA a 270% tariff on Dairy Products! "We will continue to demonstrate that we're interested in defending Canadian interests and, on top of that, it turns out I'm defending American interests because these tariffs they're putting forward are going to hurt American workers as well", Trudeau said Thursday.

World Trump ‘Probably Will’ Back Effort To End Federal Ban On Marijuana
Author: 0 Trump ‘Probably Will’ Back Effort To End Federal Ban On Marijuana

The bill is dubbed the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States or STATES Act . For example, the sale of marijuana would be prohibited at rest areas and truck stops, according to a bill summary. "This bipartisan proposal clears the way for states to develop their own marijuana policies without fear of federal intervention". The Democratic senator's bill also removes cannabis from the list of substances prohibited under the Controlled Substances Act.

World How much power does the China and Russia-led SCO wield?
Author: 0 How much power does the China and Russia-led SCO wield?

He also felicitated his Chinese counterpart on the successful conduct of SCO Summit in China . The meeting is taking place weeks after the two leaders held an informal summit in the central Chinese city of Wuhan during which they exchanged views on solidifying the relationship between the two Asian powers.

World Ready to Vote in Montgomery County?
Author: 0 Ready to Vote in Montgomery County?

Because ballots are non-forwardable, election officials are reaching out to remind voters to update their voter registration if they have moved or are planning to move. The voter information card, that you should have received in the mail by now, and a piece of identification with your name on it is all you need. "It takes about 15,000 people, and I am thankful for them".

World G7 leaders must not fear reaching deals without Trump: Macron
Author: 0 G7 leaders must not fear reaching deals without Trump: Macron

Trump said. Before boarding the plane to Quebec for the G-7 summit, President Trump answered a lot of questions from the press. Trump's imposition of steel and aluminum tariffs , as well as broader disagreements on trade, climate change and the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear agreement, are setting the stage for some tense G7 talks once Trump arrives at the summit in the Quebec town of La Malbaie .

World Obama administration tried secret bank workaround for Iran, new report says
Author: 0 Obama administration tried secret bank workaround for Iran, new report says

Former Obama administration officials reject the accusation that they were trying to give Iran access to the U.S. financial system, pointing to a Treasury Department decision that the effort to make the one-time transfer was legal. Granting the license was not unlawful, however the brand new disclosure provides extra ammunition to critics of President Obama who say the Iran nuclear deal gave an excessive amount of to that nation's regime, permitting it to fund a brand new wave of destabilizing ...

World Who Owns Hawaii's New Kapoho Peninsula Created by Kilauea's Lava?
Author: 0 Who Owns Hawaii's New Kapoho Peninsula Created by Kilauea's Lava?

Meanwhile, lava from Fissure 8 continued to creep, after inundating Kapoho Bay and decimating what could be hundreds of houses in the nearby communities of Kapoho and Vacationland. "Don't forget the farmers, don't forget the ranchers, don't forget all the employees for them". The lava is "enough to cover Manhattan 6.5 feet deep" and fill 11.3 million average dump trucks, it said.

World Trump arrives in Quebec for G7 summit, wants Russian Federation invited back
Author: 0 Trump arrives in Quebec for G7 summit, wants Russian Federation invited back

Trump's presidency has been clouded by a federal investigation into Russian meddling into the 2016 US election and possible coordination by people in Trump's campaign. But Mr Trump predicted the G7 countries would agree on a joint statement after holding talks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Over the course of his presidency, Trump has inflamed allies with his isolationist policies, including withdrawing the U.S.

World China hacked sensitive US Navy undersea warfare plans
Author: 0 China hacked sensitive US Navy undersea warfare plans

Among the data seized was also information on the US Navy's plans to mount a supersonic anti-ship missile on a submarine, The Post reported . The officials spoke to the publication on condition of anonymity because the investigation into the breach is ongoing and is being led by the Navy and assisted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

World Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: 'We can't just be anti
Author: 0 Democratic leader Chuck Schumer: 'We can't just be anti

Brazil, Argentina and Australia agreed to limit steel exports to the U.S.to avoid tariffs. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican who has voted with Trump almost 92% of the time, said Congress should assert "its constitutional authorities on tariffs to ensure we don't undermine the significant economic progress we have made over the last 18 months".

World Cambridge Analytica Reportedly Met With WikiLeaks to Discuss Election
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica Reportedly Met With WikiLeaks to Discuss Election

Nix also called out Channel 4 for editing the footage to portray him in a worse light. That's what Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie said in front of a Canadian parliamentary committee, in response to a question from our community about the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal.

World Donald Trump explains mystery behind wife's hospital trip
Author: 0 Donald Trump explains mystery behind wife's hospital trip

But he said he's going without her because she had a four-hour operation and doctors told her not to fly for a month. Melania Trump has appeared in front of the cameras for the first time in 26 days, as she attended a meeting at the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Washington , dedicated to the beginning of the hurricane season, along with her husband.

World Here's what you need to know about Election Day
Author: 0 Here's what you need to know about Election Day

If you support a candidate, you can express that at the ballot box. "We would like the voters to know that in order to vote in a primary election, they must declare in which political party's primary they wish to vote in", said Naomi DeFrenn, Barnwell County's director of voter registration and elections.

World US service member killed, 4 others wounded in Somalia
Author: 0 US service member killed, 4 others wounded in Somalia

Three of the wounded USA service members and the one local fighter who was wounded in the attack were medically evacuated, the Pentagon said . One U.S. forces in Somalia have conducted frequent raids and drone strikes on Shabaab training camps throughout Somalia. The name of the fallen service member is being withheld pending next of kin notification, according to AFRICOM.

World Maynooth University listed among the world's top young colleges
Author: 0 Maynooth University listed among the world's top young colleges

Of Russia's 27 ranked universities , 19 improve their position. The top four were all American - Stanford , Harvard , and California Institute of Technology followed Mass IT. This report coincides with the figures revealed by the recent QS report, recognising the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman region among the world's top 100 destinations for students.

Author: 0 Trump Asks Trudeau: ‘Didn’t You Guys Burn Down the White House?’

But what is the G7, and why is the outlook for this year's meeting so glum? His efforts have generated opposition all over the world, from both rivals such as China and allies like Canada and Germany. Mr. Trump showed no sign of backing down on Thursday, first taking to Twitter to accuse both France and Canada of imposing massive tariffs on US goods and then accusing Mr.

World President Trump: I'm Not Above the Law, No Reason to Pardon Myself
Author: 0 President Trump: I'm Not Above the Law, No Reason to Pardon Myself

So the photo op don't look bad. The Hill reported yesterday , that President Trump uninvited the Eagles to the White House: "President Trump on Monday abruptly announced that Super Bowl champions the Philadelphia Eagles would not visit the White House on Tuesday, citing the team's participation in national anthem protests".

World Woman missing after alligator 'dragged' her into Florida pond
Author: 0 Woman missing after alligator 'dragged' her into Florida pond

Its presence is hindering search efforts, Engle said. "I'm praying that nothing happened to her", Borelli said. The reptiles are "opportunistic feeders" that live in all of the state's 67 counties, according to Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission website.

Author: 0 World leaders gather for G7 summit, amid Trump-fueled trade tensions

It was announced earlier this week that First Lady Melania Trump will skip both the G7 and the Singapore Summit. French President Emmanuel Macron accused Trump on Thursday of isolating himself from Washington's traditional allies and implementing protectionist trade policies that run counter to the values of the G7.

Author: 0 Woman gored by bison in Yellowstone

Park officials said that, at one point, people in the group were closer than 15ft from the bison. Some of the visitors got even closer, agitating the bison and provoking it to cross the boardwalk and charge into Hancock. Park officials are still investigating the incident. A cow elk injured a 53-year-old Texas woman on Tuesday . Rangers advise staying at least 25 yards away from animals like bison and elk, the park said.

World 'Apprentice' contestant lawsuit will proceed as Trump seeks stay - judge
Author: 0 'Apprentice' contestant lawsuit will proceed as Trump seeks stay - judge

Supreme Court to decide whether a sitting president can be sued in state court. Clinton's denial eventually led to his impeachment by the House of Representatives for perjury and obstruction of justice; the Senate ultimately acquitted him. The state court's mid-level Appellate Division has already denied Trump's request for a stay of the case while the Constitutional questions are decided, and Trump has appealed that ruling to a higher court.

World Afghan pres. declares one-week truce with Taliban
Author: 0 Afghan pres. declares one-week truce with Taliban

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement that the us welcomed the cease-fire and that it indicates the Afghan government's commitment to try to end the conflict. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the shooting, and it was not clear who the target was. "The way forward must not rely on a military solution but rather a democratic process", he said.

World Kaepernick Seeks To Subpoena Trump, Pence In Collusion Case Against NFL
Author: 0 Kaepernick Seeks To Subpoena Trump, Pence In Collusion Case Against NFL

TMZ reports that while speaking to reporters outside of the White House, President Donald Trump offered an olive branch of sorts to the players of the NFL . "No, I'm not thinking about O.J.", Trump said. And I understand that. "But I want to do people that are unfairly treated like an Alice where she comes out and it's something attractive".

World Tim Cahill set to play in 4th World Cup for Australia
Author: 0 Tim Cahill set to play in 4th World Cup for Australia

Van Marwijk named his team to take on France, Denmark and Peru in Russian Federation on Sunday morning, in the process making the tough call on four unlucky players. "I look to solve problems, (defensively) I think we have enough players". "(Maclaren) was for me, the first combination. "It was hard for him because he was already on vacation for I think eight or nine days".

World Stolen military vehicle leads Virginia police on chase
Author: 0 Stolen military vehicle leads Virginia police on chase

Herman "Big Herm" Baskerville, the owner of Big Herm's Kitchen on the block where Yabut lives in Jackson Ward, said he was unloading supplies at the restaurant Tuesday night when the convoy went by. He also tweeted , "where is this damn water buffalo", which may have been a reference to a tank of water for troops that armoured personnel carriers sometimes haul.

World Ex-Senate staffer faces charges in leak investigation
Author: 0 Ex-Senate staffer faces charges in leak investigation

But as reported earlier on Thursday evening by TheBlaze , a New York Times reporter's private messages were seized by the Department of Justice. Wolfe is accused of using the same messaging app to serve as an unnamed source for a third reporter, and of communicating with a fourth reporter using his Senate email account from 2015 to 2017.

World Don't Expect to See Bill Clinton Campaigning for Hopeful Democrats
Author: 0 Don't Expect to See Bill Clinton Campaigning for Hopeful Democrats

The former president added that it was a "very painful thing that happened 20 years ago" and that he's lived "with the consequences every day since". Clinton's comments come after an interview on NBC's "Today" show Monday when defended his decision to not privately apologize to Lewinsky.

Author: 0 Trump Reviewing 3000 Pardons, Including Muhammad Ali But Not O.J. Simpson

Ali's attorney, Ron Tweel, responded to the President's gesture in a statement Friday. "There is no conviction for which a pardon is needed". "I'm thinking about that very seriously and some others", he reportedly said. He said, "Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go ten thousand miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights?" Trump has also floated a ...

World Judge criticized for Stanford athlete's rape sentence is ousted in recall vote
Author: 0 Judge criticized for Stanford athlete's rape sentence is ousted in recall vote

Turner was released for good behavior in September 2016 after serving just three months of his six-month term and has since appealed his conviction. Persky seldomly talked about his decision to sentence Turner to only six months in jail, but recently made news for comparing the unpopularity of the light sentencing to the unpopularity of Brown v.

World US Kindergartens Now Teaching Nursery Rhymes To Prep Kids For School Shooters
Author: 0 US Kindergartens Now Teaching Nursery Rhymes To Prep Kids For School Shooters

It begins " Lockdown, lockdown, lock the door ". With limericks like, " Shut the lights off say no more ". Georgy Cohen , a Boston creative director, shared the image on Twitter this morning. In a joint statement to The Post, Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone and Somerville Public Schools Superintendent Mary Skipper said the poster reflects the reality for students across the country.

World Dead, Nearly 200 Missing in Guatemala After Volcano Erupts
Author: 0 Dead, Nearly 200 Missing in Guatemala After Volcano Erupts

Lacking electricity in the hardest hit areas, emergency crews were carrying out rescue efforts during daylight hours and calling them off for safety reasons when darkness fell. General Walter Sanchez, in charge of operations around the epicenter of the destruction near the village of El Rodeo, said the heat from the ash and hot sediment made rescue work hard.

World United Nations office calls on U.S. to stop separating families at border
Author: 0 United Nations office calls on U.S. to stop separating families at border

The UN warned the US regarding its policy and said, "The US should immediately halt this practice". "Started the Wall", Mr. Trump tweeted Tuesday. The US is the only UN member state that has not ratified the UN convention on children's rights, but since it has ratified similar conventions, it has a legal obligation to every child in "its care", the UN spokesperson says, calling the separations "arbitrary and unlawful".