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Spain Arrests US-Born Investor Browder on Russian Interpol Warrant
- May 30, 2018

Mr. Browder was born in the United States but later renounced his American citizenship and became a citizen of Britain. The businessman who lobbied USA politicians to impose tough sanctions on Russian officials has been detained by police in Spain following a Russian arrest warrant. (more...)
Russian Federation denies involvement in shooting of Arkady Babchenko in Kiev Russian Federation denies involvement in shooting of Arkady Babchenko in Kiev
- May 30, 2018

Harlem Desir, the representative on media freedom for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), said he was "outraged by this horrific act". The helicopter was later shot down with all aboard killed. Babchenko, a former soldier in the Chechen war who became one of Russia's best-known war correspondents, had left his homeland fearing for his life after criticising Russian policy in Ukraine and Syria. (more...)
Anti-Kremlin Russian journalist shot and killed in Ukraine Anti-Kremlin Russian journalist shot and killed in Ukraine
- May 30, 2018

The 41-year-old was known to be a critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Babchenko, 41, was one of Russia's best-known war correspondents but had left Russian Federation fearing for his life. Babchenko, a former soldier in the Chechen war who became one of Russia's best-known war correspondents, had left his homeland fearing for his life after criticising Russian policy on Ukraine and Syria. (more...)
Pompeii Man Had a Really, Really Bad Day 2,000 Years Ago
- May 30, 2018

Anthropologist Valeria Amoretti works with a brush on a skeleton of a victim of the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in A.D. It appears the poor guy, who was about 35-years-old, was crushed by a whopping great stone while trying to flee the volcanic eruption. (more...)
Putin critic Bill Browder arrested in Madrid
- May 30, 2018

A few minutes later he sent another: "In the back of the Spanish police auto going to the station on the Russian arrest warrant. They won't tell me which station", the tweet reads . Russian attempted previous year to put Browder on the Interpol arrest list. Browder confirmed his release on social media. Guy Verhofstadt, a former prime minister of Belgium, called on the European parliament to make an emergency statement at 12pm CET on the arrest of Bill Browder. (more...)
British Far-Right Activist Tommy Robinson Jailed British Far-Right Activist Tommy Robinson Jailed
- May 30, 2018

Within hours it had been watched more than 250,000 times. Had we ignored the judge's ruling not only would we have been breaking the law but in doing so it could have put at risk a complex, serious and very expensive trial. He was jailed for mortgage fraud in 2014. Robinson's solicitor, Matthew Harding, reminded Judge Marson QC that Robinson has been attacked in prison, and that inmates had been offered bribes of drugs and cellphones to murder him. (more...)
Louisiana Televangelist Seeks Donations for $54 Million Private Jet Louisiana Televangelist Seeks Donations for $54 Million Private Jet
- May 30, 2018

He says God came to him and told him to get the new plane. He added, "I really believe if Jesus was physically on the earth today, he wouldn't be riding a donkey". Copeland explained that because they are famous, they would have people coming up to them and asking for prayers. "We don't hide nothing whatsoever at all", he says in the video . (more...)
Hamas says Gaza groups agree to ceasefire if Israel reciprocates Hamas says Gaza groups agree to ceasefire if Israel reciprocates
- May 30, 2018

In an interview with Israel's Channel 10, the minister said Israel's assassination operations must continue in the south "as of tonight", while pointing an accusing finger at Hamas leaders who he said were "responsible for the escalation and deterioration in the security situation". (more...)
Despite China's Objections, US to Continue Freedom of Navigation Operations Despite China's Objections, US to Continue Freedom of Navigation Operations
- May 30, 2018

Pacific Command. Mattis said US diplomats were engaged on the issue and he had heard concerns about Chinese actions not just from within the United States government, but also from regional allies. Tensions in the South China Sea have been simmering for years, but are now complicated by China's role in North Korean nuclear talks and growing trade disputes with the Trump administration. (more...)
Trump campaigns in Nashville for Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn Trump campaigns in Nashville for Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn
- May 30, 2018

U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn , R-Tennessee, is vying to win the seat, which is up for grabs with Republican Sen. Phil Bredesen is running against Blackburn for Corker's seat. Mexico will NEVER pay for a wall". "If you want your communities to be safe, if you want your schools to be safe, if you want your country to be safe, then you must go out and get the Democrats the hell out of office, because there's no common sense", Trump said. (more...)
Hurricane Maria killed 4 500 in Puerto Rico, 70 times official toll
- May 30, 2018

Almost 5,000 people died in Hurricane Maria's aftermath in Puerto Rico , far greater than the 64 deaths counted as the storms' official toll, according to a new study from Harvard . The study authors recognised that they had no way of counting victims who had been living alone - with no remaining members of their households, the survey-takers would never learn of them. (more...)
Russian journalist and Kremlin critic Arkady Babchenko shot dead in Kiev
- May 30, 2018

Babchenko, 41, was veteran of the First Chechen War who had specialized in covering conflict after his discharge from the military. "The first and the most obvious version is his professional activities", Kiev Police Chief Andriy Krishchenko said in televised comments. (more...)
Gaza residents show support for boat in bid to break Israel siege Gaza residents show support for boat in bid to break Israel siege
- May 30, 2018

In a series of interviews with Israeli media outlets, Manelis stressed that the IDF will not allow for such attacks to go unanswered. The Israeli military is "operating in the Gaza Strip", an Israel Defense Forces spokesperson said , adding that "explosions heard" in this area are directly related to the IDF's operations. (more...)
Prominent Russian journalist and Putin critic Arkady Babchenko killed in Kyiv Prominent Russian journalist and Putin critic Arkady Babchenko killed in Kyiv
- May 30, 2018

Babchenko left Russia in 2017, facing calls for his citizenship to be revoked and a growing number of threats for voicing his indifference to a December 2016 plane crash that killed a Russian military choir en route to Syria to perform for air force pilots. (more...)
Moving lava sparks immediate evacuations in Hawaii Moving lava sparks immediate evacuations in Hawaii
- May 30, 2018

Hawai'i is the southernmost and largest of the island chain, which owes its existence to the very active Hawaiian hot spot. Places to stayKilauea volcano eruptions:Near-continuous eruptions. But even if someone were to venture near freshly laid lava and toasted a marshmallow, the sticky treat would likely be disgusting. According to the US National Weather Service officials in Guam, the volcanic haze has moved across the Pacific and is descending upon the many sparsely-populated islands in ... (more...)
Prominent Russian Journalist Who Criticised Kremlin Shot Dead In Ukraine's Kiev Prominent Russian Journalist Who Criticised Kremlin Shot Dead In Ukraine's Kiev
- May 30, 2018

He died of injuries in an ambulance vehicle. He then he became a war reporter for several Russian newspapers. Ukrainian lawmaker Anton Herashchneko said the journalist went out to buy some bread, and that the killer was waiting for him near his flat. (more...)
Papua New Guinea to ban Facebook for a month Papua New Guinea to ban Facebook for a month
- May 30, 2018

Citizens of Papua New Guinea are about to get a month-long digital detox from Facebook - whether they like it or not. Facebook has been the focus of serious scrutiny for many governments after it was revealed the platform had leaked personal data of tens of millions of users to British company, Cambridge Analytica. (more...)
News Crew Killed When Tree Falls On Vehicle News Crew Killed When Tree Falls On Vehicle
- May 30, 2018

Highway Patrol said the WYFF news vehicle was traveling south on Highway 176 when a tree fell and hit the vehicle. They told Tennant to be careful with Alberto's remnant storm , expected to bring more heavy rains and mudslides this week. (more...)
More Hawaii Residents Told To Evacuate To Avoid Being Trapped By Lava More Hawaii Residents Told To Evacuate To Avoid Being Trapped By Lava
- May 30, 2018

PGV plugged up its wells as the lava neared last week as a precaution. According to CNN , the oozing lava has destroyed a total of 82 structures on Hawaii's big island since the volcano first erupted on May third. "Additional ground cracking and outbreaks of lava in the area of the active fissures are possible", its update said, warning residents downslope of the fissures to heed all civil defense messages. (more...)
Donald Trump Tweets Democrats Donald Trump Tweets Democrats "MEDDLING" In Mid-Term Elections
- May 30, 2018

Some of Trump's closest conservative allies in Congress last week called for the appointment of a second special counsel to investigate the FBI probe into Trump's campaign, Russian Federation and the 2016 election. In a tweet, Trump asked, "Why didn't President Obama do something about the so-called Russian Meddling when he was told about it by the Federal Bureau of Investigation before the Election?" "Why aren't the 13 Angry and heavily conflicted Democrats investigating the totally ... (more...)
Israel minister threatens occupation of besieged Gaza as tensions soar
- May 30, 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu convened security chiefs, and Intelligence Minister Israel Katz said the country was "at the closest point to the threshold of war " since the seven-week conflict with Palestinian militants four years ago. (more...)
Trump moves ahead with Chinese trade tariffs, threatening to reignite tensions
- May 30, 2018

In what appears to be an effort to ratchet up pressure on China to make greater concessions in ongoing trade negotiations, the Trump administration announced today it was moving forward with tariffs and other trade restrictions associated with USA claims of intellectual property theft by Chinese enterprises. (more...)
Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll Over 70X Greater Than Official Count
- May 30, 2018

That's more than 70 times greater than Puerto Rico's Department of Public Safety's official death count. Puerto Rico's government released a statement welcoming the study and saying it would analyse it further. Maria, a major hurricane with winds of about 240 kilometres per hour, caused an estimated $US90 billion ($120 billion) in damage to an island already struggling economically, and many residents have subsequently left. (more...)
Abramovich Got Israeli Citizenship Amid U.K Abramovich Got Israeli Citizenship Amid U.K
- May 30, 2018

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich obtained an Israeli citizenship, Israeli news site Ynet News reported Monday. Holders of Israeli passports can travel to Britain without a visa for short periods of time and can stay as long as six months. (more...)
Hurricane Maria 'killed 4,600 in Puerto Rico'
- May 30, 2018

A Harvard research team surveyed almost 3,300 randomly chosen Puerto Rican households and extrapolated their findings to estimate that the island likely saw 4,645 "excess deaths" between the storm's September 20, 2017, landfall and the end of the calendar year. (more...)
Rubio: FBI didn’t target Trump campaign, only suspicious individuals in it Rubio: FBI didn’t target Trump campaign, only suspicious individuals in it
- May 29, 2018

Trump instead referred to those hurt in romantic, generational terms. Trump tweeted. "They journeyed down to Washington, D.C., with stars in their eyes and wanting to help our nation". The president's fine with it. He said that Obama and the 13 "angry Democrats" who worked with him were aware of Russia's interference in the 2016 election, but they chose to do nothing about it. (more...)
Vertical plume of ash explodes from Hawaii volcano
- May 29, 2018

Tuesday ET). Hawaii's Kilauea volcano may be generating a lot of heat from bright orange lava and volcanic vents on the Big Island, but don't even try to treat it like the biggest campfire and roast marshmallows over it. "His only way out was through his back door and through the forest", said Talmadge Magno, Hawaii County Civil Defense administrator. At least 82 homes have been destroyed in the southeastern corner of Big Island and about 2,000 people have been ordered evacuated since ... (more...)
Top NK official heads to USA as summit negotiations continue Top NK official heads to USA as summit negotiations continue
- May 29, 2018

The United States and South Korea blacklisted Kim Yong Chol for supporting the North's nuclear and missile programs in 2010 and 2016, respectively. The high-level North Korean visit to the US , reportedly confirmed by Yonhap after seeing a list of passengers on a New York-bound flight from Beijing due to depart on Wednesday, was also raised as a possibility to NK News in conversation with a source on Monday. (more...)
John Kelly Visited His Son's Grave on Memorial Day
- May 29, 2018

During his remarks, President Trump addressed Hope Stubenhofer, whose father - U.S. Army Captain Mark Stubenhofer - died while fighting in Iraq in December 2004 , mere months after her birth. They came from different backgrounds, were of all military ranks, and were of all race, color and creeds, he said. Accompanying the president at Arlington were Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Gen. (more...)
Trump announces tariffs on China, tech crackdown ahead of key trade meeting
- May 29, 2018

The announcement raises the stakes for the third round of talks between the two economies. US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will visit China from June 2-4, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Friday, without giving further details. (more...)

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