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Canada rallies around Trudeau after Trump's insults Canada rallies around Trudeau after Trump's insults
- June 12, 2018

Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door", Navarro said in an interview on "Fox News Sunday ". Messrs. Trump and Kim are expected to meet face-to-face on Tuesday morning to discuss prospects of a deal in which North Korea would give up nuclear capabilities in exchange for help opening its economy. (more...)
Economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, Trump says Economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack, Trump says
- June 12, 2018

The former conservative commentator, whom Trump named to lead the National Economic Council in March, was sent to Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He replaced Gary Cohn , who resigned after losing his battle against imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. "He was polarizing. He really kind of stabbed us in the back, he did a great disservice to the whole G-7, he betrayed them". (more...)
US Air Force Nabs Deserter After 35 Years US Air Force Nabs Deserter After 35 Years
- June 12, 2018

He told authorities after his capture Wednesday that he was depressed about being in the Air Force and made a decision to leave, saying he created a fake identity and lived in California since he vanished in 1983. Meanwhile, his family and friends say that they didn't know about his current status or location. Linda Card , a spokeswoman for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations , told the Albuquerque Journal Sunday that to this day officials still do not have any ... (more...)
Trump says Larry Kudlow suffers a heart attack Trump says Larry Kudlow suffers a heart attack
- June 12, 2018

Senior White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington. Kudlow's wife, Judith, was said to be with Kudlow at the hospital, according to a friend of the family. Kudlow appeared on Jake Tapper's CNN Sunday Beltway show, State Of The Union , this past Sunday, accusing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of undermining the USA and the G-7 confab with his comments. (more...)
Sessions: Abuse, gang violence victims generally will not qualify for asylum Sessions: Abuse, gang violence victims generally will not qualify for asylum
- June 12, 2018

Sessions ruled Monday in a Board of Immigration Appeals case involving a woman from El Salvador whose asylum status was upheld in 2016 on claims that she was a victim of domestic violence. Sessions´ decision followed his unusual move to personally intervene in the case, known as the " Matter of A-B-". "This administration continues to swiftly deconstruct America's moral code and values by doing everything possible to limit access to asylum". (more...)
Britain Hopes US Will Honour Commitments On Trade Britain Hopes US Will Honour Commitments On Trade
- June 12, 2018

The G7 meeting in La Malbaie, Que., which was hosted by Trudeau , marked Trump's first visit to Canada as president. "Can the prime minister tell Canadians what his plan is to resolve this impasse that we have with our closest ally and trading partner". (more...)
Egypt frees 32 Ethiopian prisoners during PM's visit Egypt frees 32 Ethiopian prisoners during PM's visit
- June 12, 2018

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pardoned the prisoners, according to Egyptian officials who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters. "I believe the visit is exploratory and it is meant to ensure previous understandings and create new ones", the expert added, noting that Ethiopia has already completed 65 percent of the dam construction. (more...)
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in crisis as Donald Trump lashes out at key allies North Atlantic Treaty Organisation in crisis as Donald Trump lashes out at key allies
- June 12, 2018

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney says weekend attacks on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau by surrogates of U.S. President Donald Trump were unprecedented - but Canadian negotiators shouldn't let the remarks throw them off their NAFTA strategy. (more...)
United States announces more sanctions against Russian Federation over hacking concerns United States announces more sanctions against Russian Federation over hacking concerns
- June 12, 2018

The sanctions freeze any assets that they may have in US jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with them. The Treasury statement cited the NotPetya cyber-attack as well as intrusions into the U.S. Washington imposed additional sanctions against the intelligence services in March, when President Donald Trump's administration slapped sanctions on 19 individuals and five entities. (more...)
President Trump meets Kim Jong Un President Trump meets Kim Jong Un
- June 12, 2018

Going into the meeting - which is set for 9 a.m. local time in Singapore (9 p.m. EDT Monday) - the president should remember that North Korea only looks out for itself, Wagar said. "I also think I'll know whether or not it will happen fast". "While a summit between Trump and Kim would be historic, it is unlikely to be decisive". (more...)
Donald Trump's G7 Tweets Were Depressing, Says Angela Merkel Donald Trump's G7 Tweets Were Depressing, Says Angela Merkel
- June 12, 2018

Many saw a distillation of a crisis of the West in the photograph, and a revival of the debate launched by USA and British media after Trump's 2016 election whether Merkel was the new "leader of the free world". Then we have these four angles. Mr Trump had already threatened to divide the G7, made up of the US, France, UK, Italy, Germany, Japan and Canada, when he suggested Russian Federation should be allowed to rejoin the group. (more...)
Donald Trump deepens G7 divide with call to readmit Russia Donald Trump deepens G7 divide with call to readmit Russia
- June 12, 2018

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "really kind of stabbed us in the back" when Trudeau said at the end of the Group of Seven summit that Canada wouldn't be pushed around by the USA and its trade tariffs. (more...)
Kim summit could be one of many Kim summit could be one of many
- June 11, 2018

Mr Balakrishnan confirmed that Singapore was paying for the North Korean delegation's stay , describing it as "hospitality that we would have offered". He credits his administration's "maximum pressure" campaign with getting Kim to the table. Kim's move was an encouraging sign, to be sure, but it was not an agreement on "denuclearization". (more...)
Valedictorian’s Speech Cut Short After She Starts Talking About S‌ex‌ual A‌ssa‌ult Valedictorian’s Speech Cut Short After She Starts Talking About S‌ex‌ual A‌ssa‌ult
- June 11, 2018

But about four minutes into her speech at the school's graduation ceremony on June 2, the microphone she was speaking into was disconnected. With an above 4.0 GPA, she was class valedictorian at Petaluma High School in northern California , which meant she would give the commencement speech at her graduation. (more...)
Supreme Court Greenlights Ohio's Voter Purge Policy Supreme Court Greenlights Ohio's Voter Purge Policy
- June 11, 2018

Philip Randolph Institute that gave the state of OH - famed for its highly partisan election administration regime - great leeway in designing a purge of voter rolls after narrowly construing some confusing language in the federal motor-voter legislation (officially the National Voter Registration Act of 1993) that was created to expand voter participation. (more...)
Three Catholic bishops resign over sex abuse scandal Three Catholic bishops resign over sex abuse scandal
- June 11, 2018

Bishop Barros was accused of covering up sexual abuse committed by a priest in the 1980s and 1990s. All of Chile's 34 Roman Catholic bishops had offered their resignations. They questioned Barros' suitability to lead given he had been a top lieutenant of Chilean paedophile priest Fernando Karadima and had been accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse. (more...)
Staffers tape back together presidential records Trump rips up Staffers tape back together presidential records Trump rips up
- June 11, 2018

President Trump's "odd and enduring habit" of ripping paperwork to shreds when he's done with it has spawned a Politico report that's raising some eyebrows over a unusual job apparently given to White House staffers. "It was the craziest thing ever". "I had a letter from Schumer - he tore it up", Mr Lartey said. The White House has previously said that it has systems to preserve all tweets as presidential records, even deleted posts. (more...)
Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience Merkel: G-7 summit with Trump was a 'sobering' experience
- June 11, 2018

Trump complained that he had been blindsided by Trudeau's criticism of his tariff threats at a summit-ending news conference. "Others too followed suit, referencing President Trump's Saturday night twitter attack on Trudeau Another twitter user said , 'Justin Trudeau's eyebrows just stole my whiskey and drove off in my auto". (more...)
USAF captain missing for 35 years found alive in California
- June 11, 2018

Secret and NATO Secret information. Hughes was assigned to the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center, where he was involved in classified planning and analysis of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation command, control, and communications surveillance systems. (more...)
Melania Trump attends Ford's Theatre gala Melania Trump attends Ford's Theatre gala
- June 11, 2018

Despite the rampant speculation, White House staff have refused to release any more information about Mrs Trump's illness, operation and subsequent recovery in order to protect the First Lady's privacy. USA president Donald Trump has said his wife, Melania, had a "big operation" to treat a kidney condition that lasted close to four hours, and can not accompany him to the G7 meeting in Canada under the orders of her doctor. (more...)
G-7 summit with Trump was a ‘sobering’ experience, Merkel says G-7 summit with Trump was a ‘sobering’ experience, Merkel says
- June 11, 2018

Joint ideas and compromises on trade and joint ideas and compromises to strengthen the bonds between the world's top industrialized nations. Trump tweeted that Trudeau was "very dishonest & weak". Kim Jong-un "must not see American weakness", Kudlow said , shaking his jowls in a very Nixonian fashion. But the Canadian prime minister still said a few things that didn't go down well inside Air Force One. (more...)
Air Force base grounds F-15s after crash in Japan Air Force base grounds F-15s after crash in Japan
- June 11, 2018

Almost 18,000 Americans and more than 4,000 work on Kadena Air Base, which is home to the 18th Wing and associated US Air Force units. "I sincerely appreciate the strong support of our Japanese partners in this hard situation", he said in an 18th Wing statement issued Monday evening. (more...)
Meghan Markle Shows Skin in Chic Outfit in Buckingham Palace Debut
- June 11, 2018

In her first engagement after marrying Prince Harry , the Duchess of Sussex abandoned her usual fashion-forward outfits for a more prim and proper look. Prince Charles rode on horseback at Princess Diana's first Trooping the Colour, so she rode in a carriage with her brother-in-law, Prince Andrew. (more...)
White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back' White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'
- June 11, 2018

The United States and Canada have swung sharply towards a diplomatic and trade crisis as top White House advisers lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a day after US President Donald Trump called him "very dishonest and weak". (more...)
South Korean backpacker rescued after surviving six nights misplaced in Australian outback South Korean backpacker rescued after surviving six nights misplaced in Australian outback
- June 11, 2018

Han disappeaered on June 1 after telling friends she was going to climb Mount Tyson, a peak in bushland south of Cairns in northern Queensland state, police said. Han stayed there for days until emergency crews rescued her on Thursday afternoon, using a helicopter and 60-foot (18m) winch to pull her from the ravine. (more...)
Fire nearly doubles in size; 675 more residences ordered to evacuate Fire nearly doubles in size; 675 more residences ordered to evacuate
- June 11, 2018

Highway between mile markers 46.5 to 53.1 to be evacuated. The same agency issued a June forecast for "above-normal significant large fire potential" in Southern California and the Four Corners region of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona and Utah, because of a deepening drought and ample fuel for wildfires. (more...)
Taliban announces first cease-fire against Afghan forces for Eid al-Fitr Taliban announces first cease-fire against Afghan forces for Eid al-Fitr
- June 11, 2018

But others expressed doubts over the Taliban's sincerity, pointing to the dozens of Afghan security forces killed in a spate of attacks claimed by the group in the hours leading up to the announcement. Afghan security forces have struggled to combat the Taliban and ISIL since the USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formally concluded their combat mission in the country in 2014 and shifted their focus to a support and counterterrorism role. (more...)
Pope warns of global destruction without fuel shift by energy bosses Pope warns of global destruction without fuel shift by energy bosses
- June 11, 2018

He said that modern society with its "massive movement of information, persons and things requires an enormous supply of energy", and still, he pointed out, as many as one billion people lack electricity. The Rev. Seamus P. Finn, a participant at a conference in 2013 that brought mining companies to the Vatican, said that exercise had been useful for the industry and the Vatican "to better understand each other", and that follow-up meetings had "deepened the quality of the conversation". (more...)
Italy closes ports to migrant ship in row with Malta Italy closes ports to migrant ship in row with Malta
- June 11, 2018

Some 629 people, including pregnant women and scores of children, were saved by SOS Mediterranean on Saturday and are stuck aboard the French NGO's ship Aquarius, which is now between Malta and Sicily waiting for a secure port. Meanwhile a spokesman for the Maltese government said that "Malta was neither the coordinating nor the competent authority" in the rescue. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said on Facebook that he had called on his Maltese counterpart, Joseph Muscat, to "explicitly at ... (more...)
Migrant rescue ship denied right to dock in Italy and Malta
- June 11, 2018

Salvini, also deputy prime minister, has continued with his anti-migrant rhetoric since taking charge of the interior ministry, asking on Friday for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to defend Italy, which he says is "under attack from the south". (more...)

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