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Liberals lose official party status after getting only seven seats Liberals lose official party status after getting only seven seats
- June 08, 2018

Voters who want to avoid paying postage to return their ballots may find it more convenient to drop them off at the polls on Election Day, but that means the registrar's office can't start counting them until Thursday at the earliest because the ballot's signatures need to be verified first. (more...)
Trudeau, Macron Say Trump Tariffs Are Illegal And Bad For Everyone
- June 08, 2018

Macron met Trudeau in Ottawa, the Canadian capital, on Thursday ahead of a summit of G7 leaders in Quebec which has been overshadowed by Trump's disagreements with traditional allies, including the trade fight, but also on issues such as climate change and the Iran nuclear deal. (more...)
Lawyers spar over access to records of other misconduct claims against Trump Lawyers spar over access to records of other misconduct claims against Trump
- June 08, 2018

During a pretrial hearing Tuesday, New York state Judge Jennifer Schecter rejected the latest bid by Trump's lawyers to put the case on hold until after his presidency ends while also delaying a ruling on whether Trump can be questioned. Supreme Court. Trump's lawyers already have asked for the case to be dismissed or postponed until after he is no longer in office - so far without success. (more...)
Trump seizes upon Obama-era license aimed at helping Iran Trump seizes upon Obama-era license aimed at helping Iran
- June 08, 2018

A Senate report unveiled Wednesday displayed shocking new revelations about the "scandal-free" Obama administration and its hell-bent, desperate quest to secure a deal with the Iranian regime. The banks correctly concluded that a myriad of legal and liability issues prevented their participation - a conclusion the Treasury Department would have been wise to reach itself. (more...)
Donald Trump appears to struggle with lyrics to 'God Bless America' Donald Trump appears to struggle with lyrics to 'God Bless America'
- June 08, 2018

Sanders made the comments Tuesday during a contentious press briefing in which she was repeatedly asked about delivering an inaccurate statement related to the Russian Federation investigation. And on May 14, the White House said she was having surgery for a kidney condition, which usually requires just 24 hours to recover from. "Thank you, Melania. (more...)
Witness saw alligator drag woman walking dogs into Florida lake Witness saw alligator drag woman walking dogs into Florida lake
- June 08, 2018

Dale Engle told the Sun Sentinel divers are now searching Silver Lakes Rotary Nature Park in Davie for the woman, who has not yet been identified. But when she looked back, the woman was gone and the dogs were still there, one of which had a fresh wound. (more...)
Who Is James A. Wolfe? Former Senate Staffer Indicted Who Is James A. Wolfe? Former Senate Staffer Indicted
- June 08, 2018

He allegedly told investigators that he did not have contact with any reporter, when in fact he had repeated contact with 3 reporters. The Times says the reporter, Ali Watkins , was informed in February that the Justice Department had obtained years of records for two email accounts and a phone number of hers, though they did not obtain the content of the messages themselves. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick's Lawyers Seeking to Subpoena Trump Colin Kaepernick's Lawyers Seeking to Subpoena Trump
- June 08, 2018

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross testified that Trump's comments 'changed the dialogue, ' adding that New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft had also discussed the anthem with Trump. The policy permits teams to choose to stay in the locker room during the national anthem, but calls for fines and punishment for any mode of disrespect. (more...)
US plans to release detained American 'enemy combatant' in Syria US plans to release detained American 'enemy combatant' in Syria
- June 08, 2018

A US-Saudi man suspected of fighting for the Islamic State (IS) group and now in American custody will be released in Syria, court documents show. Captured in Iraq in September and accused at the time of fighting for ISIS , the Pentagon now says they plan to release a detained United States citizen within the next 72 hours. (more...)
Wynne resigns as Ontario Liberal party leader
- June 08, 2018

On Saturday, Kathleen Wynne stunned supporters by predicting she would "no longer be Ontario's premier". But the dizzying pace of initiatives rolled out by Wynne's government might have also played a role, said de Clercy, citing a hike in the minimum wage and reforms in workplace legislation and education as examples. (more...)
Yes, senators can work in August Yes, senators can work in August
- June 08, 2018

Sen. Bob Corker , R-Tenn., said President Donald Trump called him Wednesday morning and asked him not to file a bill asserting congressional authority over tariffs. Obstructionism has dogged any substantial work for close to a decade as our elected officials spend more time arguing across the aisle than crafting useful legislation. (more...)
Mom, boyfriend sentenced in boy’s ‘beyond animalistic’ death Mom, boyfriend sentenced in boy’s ‘beyond animalistic’ death
- June 08, 2018

Gabriel was a kind, loving individual who just wanted to be loved. He died two days later of blunt-force trauma and neglect, a coroner's report said. They have been criminally charged. "Your sentence will be handed down as you hear your jail cell slam". In an impact statement delivered before the sentencing, Gabriel's family member told Fernandez that her actions changed her and her family's life forever. (more...)
President Trump says he may pardon late boxing champion Muhammad Ali
- June 08, 2018

Per Jacqueline Alemany of CBS News, Trump said, "I'm thinking about Muhammad Ali" when discussing potential pardons. He was stripped of his heavyweight title and charged with draft evasion. If Trump pardons Ali, it would be his second act of clemency for a deceased professional boxer. CNN reported on Wednesday that the White House has assembled the paperwork to pardon dozens of people, according to two sources with knowledge of the developments tell CNN. (more...)
Austria to shut 7 mosques and expel dozens of imams Austria to shut 7 mosques and expel dozens of imams
- June 08, 2018

The Austrian government's decision to shut down seven mosques and potential expulsion of up to 60 Turkish imams drew the ire of Ankara, which said that it is the outcome of an ongoing "anti-Islam, racist and discriminatory populist wave". (more...)
Guatemala volcano eruption death toll hits 99 Guatemala volcano eruption death toll hits 99
- June 08, 2018

Local resident Eva Ascón also told CNN how she was losing hope that her loved ones near the eruption had survived, and said she would plead with rescue workers to "give us time to identify the bodies in the morgue". "One million seven hundred thousand people are affected, and that number could rise - he said - there is serious damage to infrastructure, especially roads and bridges, so communications are very hard". (more...)
US Kids Taught School Shooting Safety Tips In Heartbreaking Nursery Rhyme US Kids Taught School Shooting Safety Tips In Heartbreaking Nursery Rhyme
- June 08, 2018

It begins " Lockdown, lockdown, lock the door . Shut the lights off, say no more ". Go behind the desk and hide ... Wait until it's safe inside . Five-year-olds in MA are being taught active shooter drills to the tune of children's lullaby " twinkle, twinkle little star ". (more...)
Real gator watches while boy uses inflatable gator Real gator watches while boy uses inflatable gator
- June 08, 2018

Nicole says that the Home Owner Association of her neighborhood makes fencing the backyard too expensive and she always checks for gators before the kids play. Never would I expect [an alligator] so close to us", Ms Mojica told WFTV . 'They say they are afraid. The months of May and June traditionally serve as mating season for alligators, which goes some way to explaining the animal's presence in the video. (more...)
USA welcomes Afghan ceasefire offer to Taliban: State Department
- June 08, 2018

Operations against the "international terrorists" of Islamic State group and Al Qaeda would continue , the Afghan government said. Former Afghan army general Atiqullah Amarkhel warned the ceasefire would give the Taliban a chance to regroup. (more...)
Woman survives six nights lost in north Queensland bush with no food
- June 08, 2018

It was only when fellow worker Kirsty McLachlan contacted police after Ms Han failed to show up for work over two days, that anyone realised she was missing. She was winched to safety by helicopter and taken to a local hospital suffering only minor injuries. Police would like to thank emergency services and members of the public who assisted with the search and rescue of the woman. (more...)
Middle school students gifted bulletproof shields at graduation Middle school students gifted bulletproof shields at graduation
- June 08, 2018

Unequal Technology has gifted departing 8th graders Saint Cornelius School in Chadds Ford, Pa., with bulletproof backpack liners ahead of high school. Barbara Rosini, the principal, who was originally contacted Vito about the SafeShields, said: "I worry about our kids". They're about a quarter-inch thick, weigh 20 ounces and also protect against shrapnel and knife attacks. (more...)
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte slammed for kissing Filipina before huge audience Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte slammed for kissing Filipina before huge audience
- June 08, 2018

Meanwhile, opposition Senator Risa Hontiveros stated that even if the kissing incident was consensual, "it was not a meeting of two consenting individuals on equal terms". Despite the president's acts of misogyny , he remains popular among Filipinos in the Philippines and overseas who mostly depend on social media content from pro-government bloggers. (more...)
Italy Politics: Italy PM calls European Union immigration policy a failure Italy Politics: Italy PM calls European Union immigration policy a failure
- June 08, 2018

Giuseppe Conte addressed the Senate ahead of two parliamentary confidence votes expected to confirm his new cabinet, formed from a coalition of far-right and eurosceptic parties. "It will be Conte that represents Italy but I don't think he will be the initiator of policy without talking to the two party leaders first", said Jan von Gerich, chief analyst at Nordea. (more...)
Trump commutes Alice Marie Johnson's sentence following meeting with Kim Kardashian West
- June 08, 2018

Alice Marie Johnson is now a free woman. In an interview with the Mic website released earlier this month, Kardashian West said that she had been moved by Johnson's story after seeing a video by the news outlet on Twitter . Her release was confirmed by Jennifer Turner of the American Civil Liberties Union, who is part of Johnson's legal team. The White House has recently assembled the pardoning paperwork for at least 30 people, with Johnson, a 63-year-old woman who has spent ... (more...)
Industry looks for 'creative ways' to brand legalized marijuana Industry looks for 'creative ways' to brand legalized marijuana
- June 08, 2018

But lawmakers didn't vote today, so it is now heading to the ballot. He says the recreational marijuana ballot proposal will create more revenue for the state that will help fund local governments and take some of the burden off law enforcement. (more...)
Republican John Cox will contest California governor election Republican John Cox will contest California governor election
- June 08, 2018

California adopted a top-two primary system in 2010, which is also popularly referred to as the "jungle primary". The top two vote-getters, no matter their political party affiliation, head to the November general election. LAGOS: That absolutely depends on the district. Democrats feel good about this as a pickup opportunity if they can get onto the November ballot. "I think numerous women's candidacies in 2018 may have a longer influence in inspiring other women to run", she said. (more...)
Cessna C208 Aircraft from Kitale to Nairobi Goes Missing Cessna C208 Aircraft from Kitale to Nairobi Goes Missing
- June 08, 2018

By Tuesday evening, the search mission had yielded no fruit, with the team being forced to halt the exercise for the night and resume on Wednesday morning. It is believed they had flown into a bad storm. Eight passengers and two crew members were on board when the plane operated by East African Safari Air Express went off the radar. (more...)
Volcano lava river runs into Guatemala village, several killed Volcano lava river runs into Guatemala village, several killed
- June 08, 2018

National Disaster Management Agency chief Sergio Cabañas told local radio that a lava stream changed course to head toward the village of El Rodeo, the BBC reported. "We saw the lava was pouring through the corn fields and we ran towards a hill", Consuelo Hernandez, a survivor, told Al Jazeera. Rescue workers walk on rooftops in Escuintla, Guatemala, Monday, June 4, 2018, blanketed with heavy ash spewed by the Volcan de Fuego, or "Volcano of Fire", pictured in the background, left ... (more...)
Manoa rises in another ranking of world's universities Manoa rises in another ranking of world's universities
- June 08, 2018

The university was ranked it No. 4 among in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report rankings , while finishing 28th overall in the national ranking . The 2019 QS World University Rankings evaluates the performance of 1,000 of the world's top universities, based on indicators of Academic Reputation (40%), Employer Reputation (10%), Faculty/Student Ratio (20%), Citations per Faculty (20%), and International Faculty Ratio/International Student Ratio (5% each). (more...)
Henri Van Breda’s legal team to appeal conviction & sentence Henri Van Breda’s legal team to appeal conviction & sentence
- June 08, 2018

During a high-profile trial that gripped South Africa, the court heard van Breda smoked three cigarettes while waiting for his sister to die and did not contact emergency services for more than two hours after the attack. Henri van Breda, pictured in court on June 5. "In fact, it was bright", Desai told van Breda as he stood in the dock. He said van Breda had been in counselling for six months, was "appropriately emotional" when the murders were mentioned, and was taking medication for ... (more...)
Jordan King's call for tax review fails to quell protests Jordan King's call for tax review fails to quell protests
- June 08, 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) - which gave Jordan a loan worth $723m (£540m) in 2016 - has backed the new tax bill, but protesters believe it would further worsen living standards. "This gathering today, and this strike that includes most of the professional unions, is to assert our demands and place pressure to achieve them", said Monther Howarat, a doctor protesting outside King Hussein Cancer Centre. (more...)

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