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Kim Jong Un 'fires North Korea's top three military generals' Kim Jong Un 'fires North Korea's top three military generals'
- June 04, 2018

Speaking at a security conference in Singapore ahead of a planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, Mattis said it is vital that the global community keeps UN Security Council sanctions in place for now. (more...)
Death toll in Guatemala volcano eruption now at 25
- June 04, 2018

Hundreds of rescue workers, including firefighters, police and soldiers worked to recover bodies from the still-smoking lava . Cabanas said that the dead included a civil protection official and others trapped by muddy material that descended from the 3 763m volcano. (more...)
A Millionaire, Secret Tunnels, and a Fiery Death in Maryland A Millionaire, Secret Tunnels, and a Fiery Death in Maryland
- June 04, 2018

Beckwitt was expected to be released on $100,000 bond. Beckwitt, a conspiracy theorist who attends computer hacking conventions, has amassed a multimillion-dollar fortune as a day trader in the stock market. Bonsib described Beckwitt's project as a do-it-yourself version of Cold War-era bomb shelters, according to WTOP . Daniel Beckwitt, 27, had been building the bunker because of his fear of "international threats, including from North Korea", his lawyer said. (more...)
Fallon to Parkland students: 'Don't let anything stop you' Fallon to Parkland students: 'Don't let anything stop you'
- June 04, 2018

The Tonight Show host delivered the commencement address at the school in Parkland , Fla., that was the site of the tragic shooting in February that took the lives of 17 people. He is one of several celebrities who participated in the March for Our Lives demonstration in Washington, D.C., and sponsored buses for other activists . (more...)
Guatemala Fuego Volcano Eruption: Deaths Reported, People Missing Amid Lava Flows Guatemala Fuego Volcano Eruption: Deaths Reported, People Missing Amid Lava Flows
- June 04, 2018

Earlier on Sunday, the volcano spewed black smoke and ash into the sky, prompting the evacuation of about 100 people. Explosions are still coming from the volcano, said Eddy Sánchez, director of the National Institute for Seismology, Vulcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology of Guatemala known as INSIVUMEH. (more...)
Two Climbers Killed In Fall From Yosemite's El Capitan
- June 04, 2018

No other information on the climbers or how high they were up on the sheer granite rock face was immediately available. Mr. Wells was "just one of these undercover world-class athletes that nearly nobody knew about". The Park Service says more than 100 climbing accidents happen in the California park each year; 15-25 groups need to be rescued. He said Klein was known for his speed and knowledge of El Capitan. (more...)
North Korea replaces three top military leaders, Yonhap news agency reports North Korea replaces three top military leaders, Yonhap news agency reports
- June 04, 2018

On Saturday, Japan's defence minister urged the worldwide community to keep sanctions and surveillance on North Korea, saying: "In light of how North Korea has behaved in the past, I believe it is important not to reward North Korea exclusively for agreeing to have dialogue". (more...)
Pushing the envelope: Why was Kim's letter for Trump so big? Pushing the envelope: Why was Kim's letter for Trump so big?
- June 04, 2018

I would argue that the administration in the run-up to the June 12 summit is now pushing to craft some sort of agreement with the Kim regime, most likely in the form of a joint communique, in a pledge to make sure Kim is serious about getting rid of his nukes. (more...)
Defense Secretary Mattis Warns Of Chinese Intimidation In Disputed Waterway Defense Secretary Mattis Warns Of Chinese Intimidation In Disputed Waterway
- June 04, 2018

Mattis called the USA action a "relatively small effect". "I believe we should broaden this effort even further", said Parly, adding that Europe was mobilising more widely to support this endeavour and there were also German observers on board. (more...)
7 dead after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts 7 dead after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts
- June 04, 2018

More than 20 people have been injured. An eruption of volcano, Volcan de Fuego, has killed at least six people in Guatemala . Almost 33,000 locals from 17 villages had to flee for their safety after the volcano ejected lava and pyroclastic flows up to 600m down its slopes. (more...)
Brexit: Davis considers joint European Union and United Kingdom status for Northern Ireland Brexit: Davis considers joint European Union and United Kingdom status for Northern Ireland
- June 04, 2018

But a lawmaker from the Northern Irish party that supports Britain's minority government dismissed the idea as at best contradictory and said it had not been raised with the party. His view was shared by MEP Martina Anderson, who said that "once again this shows the lack of knowledge of border areas and the concerns they [the government] face". (more...)
President "Probably" Has Power To Pardon Himself, Says Trump's Lawyer
- June 04, 2018

Second, even if Trump did order Comey to drop the investigation, the letter says, his defense lawyers have identified a criminal statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1505, that couldn't have been violated because (they say, as have some courts) it doesn't apply to FBI investigations. (more...)
Whale dies in Thailand after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags Whale dies in Thailand after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags
- June 04, 2018

A whale has died in southern Thailand after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags, with rescuers failing to nurse the mammal back to health. One of the surgeons tasked with trying to treat the whale said it was the worst case of an animal dying due to plastic pollution she had ever seen. (more...)
Venezuela Releases Dozens of Political Activists Venezuela Releases Dozens of Political Activists
- June 04, 2018

The government of President Nicolas Maduro has said the release of jailed activists is meant to foster dialogue. Venezuela on Saturday has shifted the date for the introduction of new banknotes to August 4, the country's government said. Upon his re-election, Maduro promised to work for reconciliation and offered to free political opponents who have not committed serious crimes, in order to "overcome the wounds" of the protests against him, which have left some 200 dead since 2014. (more...)
Two climbers killed in fall from El Capitan in Yosemite National Park
- June 04, 2018

The fatal fall occurred at about 8:15 a.m. (1515 GMT) while the pair were scaling the so-called Freeblast route of El Capitan, the agency said. Yosemite's majestic rock faces have proven both alluring and deadly for climbers . "They worked on recovering both of these climbers' remains and making sure that they got to the appropriate location to our local coroner's office". Officials say the investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released on Saturday. (more...)
Police Shoot At 'Rampaging' Man At Berlin Cathedral Police Shoot At 'Rampaging' Man At Berlin Cathedral
- June 03, 2018

Berlin police have shot and wounded a 53-year-old Austrian man who allegedly waved a knife inside a cathedral in the centre of the German capital. "There are no indications that the motive was terrorism- or Islamist-related", police wrote on Twitter. (more...)
AAA: More Floridians prepping earlier for hurricane season AAA: More Floridians prepping earlier for hurricane season
- June 03, 2018

Following months of legal disputes between the state and industry groups that pushed back on the requirements, the Florida Legislature passed rules mandating that those facilities verify they have installed a working generator or alternate backup power source by June 1, the start of hurricane season. (more...)
Police identify passengers after small plane crashes off of Long Island beach Police identify passengers after small plane crashes off of Long Island beach
- June 03, 2018

The other two people remained missing Saturday evening. Authorities have not confirmed the identities of the plane's occupants. As CNN reports , East Hampton Town Police believe there were at least two others aboard the plane, but the search continues for them. (more...)
Giuliani says Trump will fight Russian Federation probe subpoena Giuliani says Trump will fight Russian Federation probe subpoena
- June 03, 2018

But Giuliani also appeared to want it known that if Trump used his power to pardon himself , and triggered a constitutional crisis, it would be in vain since there had been no obstruction of justice in the first place. "It's wrong", Christie, a former USA attorney, said. In the case of former President Richard Nixon, the Justice Department said he could not pardon himself , but others argue it is not precluded in the US Constitution. (more...)
Mattis warns of Chinese ‘intimidation’; says U.S. seeks ‘results-oriented’ ties Mattis warns of Chinese ‘intimidation’; says U.S. seeks ‘results-oriented’ ties
- June 03, 2018

Last Sunday, Beijing protested what it called a "provocation" after U.S. warships came within 12 nautical miles (around 22km) of the disputed Paracel Islands, among a string of islets, reefs and shoals over which China has territorial disputes with its neighbours. (more...)
Horwath reacts to Wynne’s conceding the Liberals will lose power Horwath reacts to Wynne’s conceding the Liberals will lose power
- June 03, 2018

Because, as I've said, it's not about me. People do not trust his judgement, she said. But lest one thinks she's throwing in the towel completely, Wynne emphasized that over the next few days she will "fight hard" to ensure local Liberal candidates still get elected. (more...)
Wildfire burns empty Boy Scouts' buildings in dry New Mexico Wildfire burns empty Boy Scouts' buildings in dry New Mexico
- June 03, 2018

Commissioners signed resolution 2018-16 declaring an emergency for the Ute Park Fire this begins the process for federal and state emergency funding. High winds on Saturday exacerbated the blaze, which caused a mandatory evacuation order to be issued in the town of Cimarron, where 296 structures were at risk of burning. (more...)
German police shoot ‘rampaging’ man near Berlin Cathedral
- June 03, 2018

One of the two officers responding to the call opened fire, wounding the man, Wenzel said. "Shortly after 4 pm (1400 GMT) police shot at a rampaging man at Berlin Cathedral", police said. It's not clear, whether anyone else has been hurt in the incident. The iron-domed house of worship is east of Berlin's main Unter den Linden boulevard and close to the Alexanderplatz shopping district. (more...)
Catalonia: Madrid's direct rule ends with new Catalan government Catalonia: Madrid's direct rule ends with new Catalan government
- June 03, 2018

Rajoy imposed Madrid's direct rule on Catalonia after nationalists organised an independence referendum deemed illegal by Spanish courts. Sanchez takes office after ousting veteran conservative leader Mariano Rajoy from power in a no-confidence vote on Friday. (more...)
Off-duty Federal Bureau of Investigation agent accidentally shoots man Off-duty Federal Bureau of Investigation agent accidentally shoots man
- June 03, 2018

Jackson said the agent, whose identity wasn't released, was dancing at the downtown club around 12:45 a.m. Saturday when the firearm fell from the agent's waistband holster onto the floor. "Everyone was kind of shocked after it happened because (the agent) kind of put his gun back away and then he walked away", the woman who shot the video told KDVR. (more...)
Assad plans to visit North Korea, meet Kim Assad plans to visit North Korea, meet Kim
- June 03, 2018

Trump is set to meet Kim on June 12 in Singapore for an unprecedented nuclear arms summit, which he had previously said was cancelled because of Pyongyang's "open hostility". North Korea made a similar gesture with its neighbor to the south in February, during the Winter Olympics. Referring to the Lavrov meeting, Trump said he "didn't like it". (more...)
G7 expresses G7 expresses "unanimous concern and disappointment" with US over tariffs
- June 03, 2018

In the joint "chair's summary", they asked their counterpart, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , to "communicate their unanimous concern and disappointment" to his boss. The tariffs have applied to Japanese metal producers since March 23. "I want to make it clear ... that it is up to the USA administration to make the right decisions to alleviate the situation and ease the difficulties". (more...)
Alleged IS supporter changes plea in Prince George plot Alleged IS supporter changes plea in Prince George plot
- June 03, 2018

The teacher at a British mosque also included the address of the four-year-old's school, St Thomas's Battersea in South West London . Almost two weeks into his trial Rashid was re-indicted and pleaded guilty to three counts of engaging in conduct in preparation of terrorist acts and one count of encouraging terrorism. (more...)
U.S. military killed nearly 500 civilians in 2017 - Pentagon report U.S. military killed nearly 500 civilians in 2017 - Pentagon report
- June 03, 2018

That number could rise, as " more than 450 reports of civilian casualties from 2017 remained to be assessed". The Pentagon said about 499 civilians were killed and about 169 civilians injured, without providing a breakdown of deaths and injuries per country or further details about the victims. (more...)
Theresa May Condemns Trump’s Steel, Aluminium Tariff Theresa May Condemns Trump’s Steel, Aluminium Tariff
- June 03, 2018

The United States' closest allies have attacked the Donald Trump administration for its tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, and mounted challenges with the world's top trade body, fouling the mood at a Group of Seven finance leaders meeting. (more...)

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