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In 20 Page Letter, Trump Lawyers Tell Mueller POTUS Can't Obstruct Justice In 20 Page Letter, Trump Lawyers Tell Mueller POTUS Can't Obstruct Justice
- June 03, 2018

A court battle is likely if Mr Trump's team argues that the President can not be forced to answer questions or be charged with obstruction of justice. The president has repeatedly pointed fingers at Democrats for alleged collusion during the 2016 election-specifically the Democratic National Committee and the Hillary Clinton campaign for their move to pay $9 million through law firm Perkins Coie to fund the now-infamous, and unverified, anti-Trump dossier. (more...)
Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea
- June 03, 2018

Australia's Defense Minister Marise Payne, from left, China's PLA Lieutenant-General He Lei and Canada's Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan listens to U.S. "So that's where the security threat comes from for them", said Mintaro Oba, a former US diplomat focused on Northeast Asia. The previous week the USA had withdrawn an invitation for Beijing to participate in the exercise known as Rim of the Pacific. (more...)
Backstory: Using satellites to count buildings in South China Sea Backstory: Using satellites to count buildings in South China Sea
- June 03, 2018

Speaking at a separate briefing, Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang also said that no country had the right to "make irresponsible remarks " about China's building of necessary defense facilities on its own territory, referring to the islands of the sea. (more...)
‘MH370 hunt may resume if new evidence found’ ‘MH370 hunt may resume if new evidence found’
- June 03, 2018

The greatest mystery in aviation history will keep its secrets for now with the search for the wreckage of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ending this week without success. We sincerely hope that we will be able to again offer our services in the search for MH370 in future. The private search came after an Australian-led hunt, which covered a vast area of the southern Indian Ocean and was the most expensive in aviation history, was suspended previous year. (more...)
Why was Kim's letter for Trump so big? Why was Kim's letter for Trump so big?
- June 03, 2018

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump , who on Friday called the summit back on for June 12, is expected to lodge at the luxury Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore. President Donald Trump announced a week ago that the meeting was cancelled then later said it was back on . "We think that working together, the people of the United States and North Korea can create a future defined by friendship and collaboration, not by mistrust and fear and threats", Pompeo said on Thursday. (more...)
Santa Fe graduation balances grief with celebration after shooting Santa Fe graduation balances grief with celebration after shooting
- June 03, 2018

The meeting came at the start of the United States president's visit to Texas . 'Run at such a pace that you show those who have fallen you're not just a high school graduate, you are a Santa Fe Indian, ' she said, according to ABC 13. He has broadly backed the gun owner lobby group's positions on gun reform, straying only briefly from it after the Parkland shooting, but quickly backpedaled. (more...)
New law gives dying patients the right to try unapproved drugs New law gives dying patients the right to try unapproved drugs
- June 03, 2018

Donnelly said , "I was proud to join President Trump at the White House, as he signed my Right to Try bill into law". As he distributed pens after signing the bill at a small table, 8-year-old Jordan McLinn of Indianapolis, who suffers from muscular dystrophy, waited to embrace the president , drawing laughter in the auditorium when he put his elbow on the table and held up his chin. (more...)
Giuliani Says Russia Probe Subpoena Would Start Legal Battle
- June 03, 2018

In the letter to Mueller , Trump's lawyers had contended that the Constitution gives the president the power to " terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon", and that meant he could not illegally obstruct the investigation, the Times reported . (more...)
Auto barrels onto Sanford baseball field during game, kills man Auto barrels onto Sanford baseball field during game, kills man
- June 03, 2018

The newspaper also reported that Parkhurst, the victim, confessed five years ago to a 1968 hit-and-run that left a 4-year-old girl dead. Sanford Police were called to Goodall Park in ME on Friday around 7 p.m. "We want to share our heartfelt gratitude that physically all of the players from Babe Ruth and Little League are safe and our deep sorrow to the family of the courageous man that gave his life tonight protecting others", the post stated. (more...)
Double homicide in Arizona connected to forensic psychiatrist's death, police say Double homicide in Arizona connected to forensic psychiatrist's death, police say
- June 03, 2018

Steven Pitt was shot and killed outside his Scottsdale office Thursday night. Witnesses say they heard a loud argument and then shots rang out. In a 1999 profile of Pitt by the Phoenix New Times , centered around the Ramsey investigation, the psychiatrist was described as "a street-smart, openly ambitious wiseguy who seems most comfortable helping detectives sort out the psychopathology that has led someone - known or unknown - to commit a crime". (more...)
Golden State Killer documents: Police took DNA from trash, auto of suspect Golden State Killer documents: Police took DNA from trash, auto of suspect
- June 03, 2018

In Sacramento County, DeAngelo is charged with first-degree murder in the February 2, 1978, murders of Katie and Brian Maggiore , who were shot to death while walking in their Rancho Cordova neighborhood. Police matched it to evidence from the crime scenes, the documents said. He has yet to enter a plea, although he has appeared in court twice. He also is charged with murders in Ventura and Orange counties. (more...)
Canada's Justin Trudeau says NAFTA talks broke down after Pence made ultimatum
- June 03, 2018

On Friday, Trump demanded Canada "open their markets and take down their trade barriers". Mexico complained that the tariffs will "distort worldwide trade" and said it will penalize US imports including pork, apples, grapes, cheeses and flat steel. (more...)
New Irish abortion law 'will take until end of year' New Irish abortion law 'will take until end of year'
- June 03, 2018

In a stunt organised by Women on Waves, Women on Web and ROSA Northern Ireland, the pills were delivered by a small robot. Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) officers moved in to seize the robot, some of the pills and one woman who had openly taken a tablet. (more...)
China vows to protect its interests from China vows to protect its interests from "reckless" USA trade threats
- June 03, 2018

China has announced that it would cut tariffs sharply on July 1 for an eclectic array of imported goods, the latest in a series of moves by Beijing to dismantle steep trade barriers at a time of rising frictions with the United States. "President Obama, Bush, Clinton lost this when we got into bad trade deals like NAFTA". "In this environment, it's hard for them for to be very pro-U.S". (more...)
Chart: Trump’s new tariffs punish America’s closest allies Chart: Trump’s new tariffs punish America’s closest allies
- June 02, 2018

A steel processing facility in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire has warned before the announcement that the European Union would take "all necessary measures" if the United States imposed the tariffs. UK Steel director Gareth Stace said: "President Trump had already loaded the gun and today we now know that the United States administration has unfortunately fired it and potentially started a damaging trade war". (more...)
Melania Trump still hasn’t been seen after her hospital stay Melania Trump still hasn’t been seen after her hospital stay
- June 02, 2018

President Donald Trump boarded the presidential helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in the afternoon with his daughters Ivanka and Tiffany, his oldest son Donald Jr., and his son-in, law Jared Kushner. Rest assured, I'm here at the @ WhiteHouse w my family, feeling great, & working hard on behalf of children & the American people! " she tweeted . (more...)
Hurricane Maria was deadly. Deficient US response made it even worse Hurricane Maria was deadly. Deficient US response made it even worse
- June 02, 2018

The death toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is thought to be much higher than official government counts, a new Harvard study revealed Tuesday. Reporters like CNN's Leyla Santiago kept close, but the news cycle never stopped spinning. Harvard University researchers say last year's death toll from Hurricane Maria is dramatically larger than reported. (more...)
CRPF vehicle runs over two protesters in J&K CRPF vehicle runs over two protesters in J&K
- June 02, 2018

The death of the man triggered more angry protests. Slamming the security forces, Hurriyat said that "the worse part is that after mowing down the youth a case for rash driving was registered in the regard as if the incident happened by accident" and added that the accused would anyway go scot free due to AFSPA in the state. (more...)
'New possibilities' emerge over new Italian government 'New possibilities' emerge over new Italian government
- June 02, 2018

Italy's Premier-designate Carlo Cottarelli says "new possibilities" have emerged to form a government based on the outcome of March 4 elections . Far-right party, the League, was the biggest party in a right-wing coalition which as a bloc captured about 37 percent of seats in Italy's two houses of parliament. (more...)
Macron tells Trump US tariffs are 'illegal', says European Union will respond firmly Macron tells Trump US tariffs are 'illegal', says European Union will respond firmly
- June 02, 2018

Freeland said Canada would challenge the United States tariffs under NAFTA's Chapter 20 and the WTO's dispute settlement process. The EU, which has sole control over trade policy for all 28 EU member states, has formally complained about the USA tariffs at the WTO. (more...)
Saudi princess Vogue cover sparks anger over jailed activists Saudi princess Vogue cover sparks anger over jailed activists
- June 02, 2018

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has created the Ministry of Culture and appointed a new minister of labor amid widely-condemned crackdown on women's rights activists. Most have since been released , after reaching settlements with the state. Among other appointments, Abdel Latif Al Alsheikh was named as minister of Islamic affairs . (more...)
French President Macron Calls President Trump's Tariff Decision 'Illegal' French President Macron Calls President Trump's Tariff Decision 'Illegal'
- June 02, 2018

Stock prices slumped amid fears of a trade war, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling almost 252 points, or 1 percent, to 24,415.84. The US action, which takes effect at midnight (0400 GMT Friday), cast a long shadow over a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of Seven top world economies, which opened in Canada . (more...)
Kim aide at White House to give letter to Trump Kim aide at White House to give letter to Trump
- June 02, 2018

They were spotted by reporters walking along the Colonnade toward the West Wing, where the group escorted Kim into the Oval Office. The president emphasized that it may take more than one meeting to reach an agreement. "It is an ironic and telling deviation from North Korea's insistence on being treated on an 'equal footing, '" Scott Snyder, a Korea expert at the Council on Foreign Relations, told the paper. (more...)
Mattis Calls Beijing’s South China Sea Military Moves a Coercion Attempt Mattis Calls Beijing’s South China Sea Military Moves a Coercion Attempt
- June 02, 2018

But he says the USA welcomes cooperation with China wherever possible, and says he accepted Beijing's invitation to visit there soon. Beijing has also landed heavy bombers on Woody Island in the Paracel Islands. China claims Taiwan as its own and it is one of its most sensitive issues. The US wanted complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, he added. (more...)
USA allies hit back at Washington's steel, aluminum tariffs
- June 02, 2018

Trump responded to the Canadian tariffs on up to $16.6 billion worth of US imports, saying the days of the USA being taken advantage of in trade deals "are over". "We're in the process of doing, we're redoing NAFTA, we're doing a lot of our trade deals, and we're negotiating properly with countries, even countries that are allies", he said during a roundtable in February of previous year. (more...)
Trump Will Meet with North Korean Envoy, White House Says
- June 02, 2018

In a scene that would have been hard to imagine even a few months ago, Trump walked former North Korean spy chief Kim Yong Chol to his black SUV after meeting for more than an hour in the Oval Office on Friday. After spending months trading insults and war threats with him, has Kim learned that the way to influence Trump is to appeal to his ego - something South Korean President Moon Jae-in seemed to try in April when he openly vouched for Trump as a candidate for the Nobel Peace ... (more...)
United States vows UN Security Council veto of proposal on Palestinians
- June 02, 2018

Haley delivered a blunt warning to European countries and other council members that choosing to "vote in favour of this resolution will clarify their own lack of fitness to take part in any credible negotiations between the two parties". The council has been deadlocked for weeks over how to respond to the violence against Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Strip - even as a United Nations envoy warned this week that the crisis could escalate into all-out war . (more...)
US Pacific Command is now US Indo-Pacific Command, gets new commander US Pacific Command is now US Indo-Pacific Command, gets new commander
- June 02, 2018

Leadership of the U.S. Pacific Command changed hands Wednesday. Speaking in Beijing, Chinese defence ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said the name change had been noted. Those actions led the US to disinvite China from participating in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise, which the US Navy calls "the world's largest global maritime exercise", and involves some 26 nations including India and countries like Vietnam and the Philippines which actively contest China's claims to the South ... (more...)
Jury awards 4 cents to family of black man killed by deputy Jury awards 4 cents to family of black man killed by deputy
- June 02, 2018

Police say Hill brandished a handgun and refused to drop it when ordered, according to The New York Times , but his family disagrees. "We challenge America to do better than the jury for Gregory Hill's three children", Phillips said . Toxicology would later show Hill was intoxicated, to the point he could not legally drive. "Why go there with the $1?" he asked. A sheriff's statement said Deputy Christopher Newman, who fired the fatal shots, was "placed in a very hard situation, and ... (more...)
These are the universities with the best reputation in the world These are the universities with the best reputation in the world
- June 02, 2018

Forty-four of the world's 100 best-regarded universities were American, according to a reputation survey, including 28 of the top 50. The magazine's World University Ranking placed MSU 194th overall, a gradual slide from 188th previous year and 161st in 2016. (more...)

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