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DC Jewish community to hold vigil for Muslim teen killed in attack

The teens told police they'd been walking from a McDonalds to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center for Ramadan prayer when they ended up in a dispute with a man driving in a auto, Wright told CNN. "I just can't think of a worse instance to occur with the loss of a 17-year-old on Father's Day", Loudoun County Sheriff Michael Chapman, said at a news conference, the Washington Post reported. Read More

Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

They just don't know how to make it happen. Still when Democrats lose four special House elections in a row there is cause for concern. You have a baseball team that keeps losing year after year. It's not accurate in its attacks on our leader, but it's effective. That is the question of whether they are prepared to make a robust and appealing case in behalf of government in the face of continuing skepticism among numerous voters they are trying to win over. Read More

Trump admin OKs drone sale to India, manufacturer says

The American president's Twitter lead was brought up on Friday by a senior White House official at a background briefing to preview the two leaders upcoming meeting on Monday. Modi also stressed on people-to-people ties between the two countries saying Costa's passion for football would help deepen bilateral ties. "General Atomics Aeronautical Systems is standing by to support the U.S. Read More

States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly hunts

States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly hunts

Grizzlies in all continental US states except Alaska have been protected under the Endangered Species Act since 1975, when just 136 bears roamed in and around Yellowstone . The various government agencies agreed to a conservation strategy in December that lines out the allowable discretionary mortality for grizzly bears each year, a number that is calculated based on the year's population estimate. Read More

Camden homes evacuated after Grenfell fire

Camden Council initially said just some 161 households in the Taplow building on the estate were being "temporarily decanted" to allow up to four weeks of work to be done to the building. The department also said exterior cladding attached to the 24-story public housing project during a recent renovation failed safety tests conducted by investigators, and that police have seized documents from a number of organizations. Read More

Portugal in mourning as fight against fire goes on

Portugal in mourning as fight against fire goes on

Bodies have been found on roadsides after people appeared to have abandoned their cars and then attempt to flee the raging fires on foot. He said Portuguese authorities were working on identifying the victims and that Spanish rescuers would assist in efforts to control the blazes. Read More

The Internet Can't Get Over President Trump's Panama Canal Comment

The Internet Can't Get Over President Trump's Panama Canal Comment

Varela, who continues visiting Washington today, drew attention that despite the announced reverse, the USA president respected the restoration of diplomatic relations, maintained the embassies and numerous progress that took place during the previous mandate. Read More

Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank says no investment in North Korea for now

Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank says no investment in North Korea for now

The brouhaha between Seoul and Beijing stopped hogging local headlines after South Korea's new president took office in May and ordered an environmental review before completing the missile defense system's deployment. "Georgia is the founding member of the AIIB and the project to be implemented is on the list of the Bank's top 20 investment projects", Kumsishvili stated. Read More

Australians Make Record Donations to Support Refugees

However, in 2016 the biggest new factor was South Sudan , where the disastrous break-off of peace efforts in July contributed to an outflow of 737,400 people by the end of the year. Turkey hosts the most refugees at 2.9 million. - One in 113 people worldwide is displaced. "For a world in conflict, what is needed is determination and courage, not fear", Grandi said. Read More

Authorities: 32 people go to hospitals after deck collapse

Authorities: 32 people go to hospitals after deck collapse

Six people injured were transported by air ambulance. According to a witness, the people were gathered on the deck during a memorial service. "The operating rooms were busy well into the night". The cause of the collapse on Saturday in Glacier Presbyterian Camp is under investigation. By the time Havens arrived, he said the scene wasn't as calamitous as expected; he saw people of all ages, from three years old to ages 80 to 90 helping each other. Read More

Trump allies question Mueller probe

On Monday, Christopher Ruddy, a longtime Trump friend, said in an interview on PBS that he had just come from the White House and that the president was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel ". Mueller even as his staff tried to discourage him from something they believed would turn a bad situation into a catastrophe, according to several people with direct knowledge of Mr. Read More

U.S. student's imprisonment in North Korea 'truly bad thing': Donald Trump

U.S. student's imprisonment in North Korea 'truly bad thing': Donald Trump

At some point in his detainment, Warmbier slipped into a coma and has appeared to be in a coma for at least a year. The Obama administration had frozen direct contact with North Korea amid his "strategic patience". Their website, which uses communist imagery while offering tours of North Korea for around 1,000 euros, generally promises a safe, good time with tours around North Korea's internal holidays and customs. Read More

Former UFC Fighter Tim Hague Reportedly Brain Dead After Boxing Match

Former UFC Fighter Tim Hague Reportedly Brain Dead After Boxing Match

We will miss him with so greatly. The world of combat sports in undoubtedly a risky one and anyone who enters this sport is risking their life and that was the case for former UFC heavyweight star Tim Hague. 'Tim is now in a coma. Fightful would like to extend our condolences to Hague's friends, family and fans. Hague, a school teacher in Canada, started his MMA career in 2006 and won 10 of his first 11 fights, including his UFC debut - a first-round submission of Pat Barry at UFC 98 ... Read More

Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe

Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he is being investigated for firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , describing the probe as a "witch hunt". Comey later revealed that he orchestrated a disclosure of details about conversations with Trump to prompt the appointment of a special counsel. If Rosenstein were out of the picture, responsibility for overseeing Mueller's investigation - and deciding his fate - would fall to Rachel Brand , the department's associate attorney ... Read More

S. Korea reports more test-fires from North

Given that the USA recently has deployed warships to the Korean peninsula, it makes flawless sense for Pyongyang to respond with testing a missile that could one day attack them-even if, at this point, such a missile attack would not be successful. Read More

Timing of Qatar F-15 deal more procedural than political

Timing of Qatar F-15 deal more procedural than political

Just in November previous year, US has approved a possible sale of F-15QA aircraft to Qatar for $21.1 billion where it can get upto 72 fighter aircrafts. Kuwait has led efforts to mediate the dispute which had affected food imports and raised questions over the Gulf Arab state's plans to host the 2022 World Cup. Read More

Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller

Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller

Ruddy said Mueller has some "conflicts" because his former law firm, Wilmer Hale, also represents Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter, and her husband Jared Kushner. "I think he should let Bob Mueller do his job , do his job independently, and do his job quickly, because I think that that's what he would want to have happen", Ryan told conservative commentator Guy Benson. Read More

White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

Rosenstein , who has been on the job for six weeks, said only he could fire Mueller, and only if he found good cause to do so. "If there were good cause, I would consider it. Said Ryan: "I know Bob Mueller". "You can raise those concerns" to both Mueller and the DOJ, Rosenstein told Graham. High-profile supporters of Donald Trump are turning on the man investigating Russian interference in the United States election and possible collusion with the president's campaign - with one ... Read More

OR first USA state to add third gender option on driver ID

OR first USA state to add third gender option on driver ID

The third marker will be X for not specified. An employee of the advocacy group Basic Rights Oregon hands out stickers during an Oregon Driver and Motor Vehicle department public hearing on the rights of transgender people as the state considers adding a third gender choice to driver's licences and identification cards, in Portland, Oregon, May 10, 2017. Read More

Turkish President condemns United States arrest warrants for aides

Turkish President condemns United States arrest warrants for aides

In addition to the 12, warrants were issued for the arrest of two Canadian citizens who took part in the brawl. Washington police are leading the investigation, in cooperation with federal law enforcement and the U.S. The U.S. official, who was not authorized to speak publicly to the matter and demanded anonymity, said DC police had identified 34 of 42 people who were involved in the fight, and are seeking their arrests. Read More

Former Walberg aide among those shot

Former Walberg aide among those shot

Matt's family, now traveling to Washington D.C., was informed by paramedics on the scene that Matt was shot multiple times, is in critical condition, and is currently in surgery at an area hospital. Walberg says Mika was helping the Republican team prepare for a game against the Democrats . He played baseball as well as football at Adrian, from which he graduated in 2001. Read More

'The United States CREATED terror cult ISIS' World leader claims

'The United States CREATED terror cult ISIS' World leader claims

The Islamic State group (IS) claimed responsibility for the twin attacks that killed 17 people and wounded dozens. Trump has broken with his predecessor's attempts at rapprochement with Iran and made several direct verbal attacks on the country, telling it to stop training "terrorists and militias". Read More

Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

Washington Convention Center and the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, partially subsidized by Maryland taxpayers. ABC News reports an advisory was sent out by D.C. Since then, a nonprofit restaurant group, a NY hotel and restaurant owner, and a woman who books events at hotels in Washington have joined the suit as plaintiffs. Read More

Hawaii will stick with Paris climate accord, ignore President Trump's exit

According to the statement , those who have opted in and signed the pledge to continue involvement in the Paris Agreement , "all understand the agreement is a blueprint for job creation, stability and global prosperity and that accelerating the United States' clean energy transition is an opportunity - not a liability - to create jobs, spur innovation, promote trade and ensure American competitiveness". Read More

Merkel assumes May will stick to Brexit talks plan

One is that it might be Mr Corbyn and not her in the negotiating chamber of the European Union , even if he leads a minority government, which is a possibility, if the exit poll is anywhere near accurate. Labor gained 29 seats to reach 262, . On Twitter, Siegfried Muresan, spokesman for the European Parliament's largest grouping, the European People's Party, said, "EU did not want #Brexit, but has been prepared to negotiate it since a year ago". Read More

United Kingdom set for coalition government after May's Conservatives lose seats

United Kingdom set for coalition government after May's Conservatives lose seats

She's now attempting to form a government. May and her party had been expected to win by large margins, but things did not go as she had planned. May called the election early with the aim of shoring up support for the Conservatives ahead of the country's crucial Brexit negotiations, but the move has clearly backfired. Read More

Russian Opposition Leader Detained by Authorities During Corruption Demonstrations

Russian Opposition Leader Detained by Authorities During Corruption Demonstrations

He said interference had prevented contractors from building a stage at the agreed venue. Navalny was on the way to a demonstration when he was detained at his home, according to his wife. Rallies have been planned in 169 different locations for Russia Day, a national holiday, on Monday (12 June). Although city authorities had agreed to a location for the Moscow protest, Navalny called for it to be moved to one of Moscow's main thoroughfares. Read More

Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

Rosello has argued that statehood for Puerto Rico could help the island's economy. In 2012, the island opted for statehood, but Congress , the ultimate arbiter of the Puerto Rico's bid for statehood, never picked up the matter. The official results recorded that just 23% of the island's 2.3 million registered voters turned out to cast their ballot, compared with 55% in last November's gubernatorial election won by the PNP candidate Ricardo Rossell├│. Read More

Niger recalls ambassador to Qatar in solidarity with Arab states

He added that the discord is solved by dialogue, emphasizing that the GCC is the best place for such talks. The list included members of the ruling family. After Mr Trump's remarks, the Pentagon reiterated its position that Qatar was a key USA military partner, saying "the evolving situation is hindering our ability to plan for longer-term military operations". Read More

Heavy US-led strikes as fighters battle ISIS in Syria's Raqqa

Heavy US-led strikes as fighters battle ISIS in Syria's Raqqa

Russian Colonel General Sergei Surovikin , the commander of Russian forces in Syria, said IS made a deal earlier this month with the Kurdish forces to leave two villages southwest of Raqqa and move toward Palmyra. Smoke billows following a reported air strike on a rebel-held area in the southern Syrian city of Daraa early on June 9, 2018. "An estimated 40,000 children remain trapped in extremely unsafe conditions in Raqqa". Read More


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