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Author: 0 Iraqi force says United States strike killed fighters in east Syria

President Bashar al-Assad's army, with the help of Iran-backed militias including Hezbollah and Iraqi groups, drove Islamic State from Albu Kamal and its environs a year ago but the jihadists have since staged attacks there. He said the United States was an occupying power in Syria and that his state supported "any act of resistance, whether against terrorists or against occupying forces , regardless of their nationality".

World News US, South Korea move closer to halting war games
Author: 0 US, South Korea move closer to halting war games

When a reporter at the White House later asked him to clarify, Trump replied, "I'm kidding". On the proposed "hotline" between Trump and Kim, Kang said its establishment does not seem imminent. President Trump described the exercises as "very provocative" and said the move would "save us a tremendous amount of money". Kyodo, however, added that some experts see a 15-year timeline for the North's complete denuclearization.

World News Giuliani: Mueller Probe Defendants 'Not Excluded' From Presidential Pardons
Author: 0 Giuliani: Mueller Probe Defendants 'Not Excluded' From Presidential Pardons

He retains his pardon power. "Nobody is taking that away from him, and he can pardon in his judgment based on the Justice Department counsel's office", he continued. Dan Donovan. Nevertheless, Giuliani supports the idea of having Horowitz investigate the origins of the Russian Federation probe to determine whether it's trustworthy.

World News Eid to be celebrated across India on June 16, today in Kerala
Author: 0 Eid to be celebrated across India on June 16, today in Kerala

Jama Masjid Shahi Imam made the announcement tonight after a meeting of the moon-sighting committee, a senior official at the city's historic mosque said. Eid al-Fitr is held at the start of the following month, which is called Shawwal and translates to mean the "festival of breaking the fast". The crescent of the Shawwal moon has been sighted and Friday is public Eid holiday in Malawi.

World News Twarit Vishwa: 5.9 magnitude quake hits Japan, damage buildings
Author: 0 Twarit Vishwa: 5.9 magnitude quake hits Japan, damage buildings

The quake knocked over walls, broke windows and set off scattered building fires. Shinkansen bullet train services have been partly halted. A strong 6.1 magnitude quake has knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

World News Five dead following Border Patrol vehicle chase in Texas
Author: 0 Five dead following Border Patrol vehicle chase in Texas

Twelve people were ejected from the vehicle. One person died at a San Antonio hospital. He said one passenger was taken into custody. A total of 14 people were in the vehicle, including the driver, who was not seriously hurt. Six people were taken to a San Antonio hospital, and four others went to a local hospital in Dimmit County. This SUV was packed with undocumented immigrants as it crashed trying to escape border patrol.

World News Woman swallowed whole by 23ft python in Indonesia while gardening
Author: 0 Woman swallowed whole by 23ft python in Indonesia while gardening

The horrifying incident took place on Friday, June 15, in the village of Persiapan Lawela on the island of Muna, offshore of Sulawesi. Tiba's entire family and about 100 other villagers then went in search of her. 28, 2003. " The snake's belly was cut open and the body of the victim was found inside ", said Hamka. Junaidi said the snake had swallowed the farmer whole, adding that it was the only such fatality recorded in the region.

World News Heat advisory issued for central and eastern Pa. for Monday
Author: 0 Heat advisory issued for central and eastern Pa. for Monday

Meteorologist Sarah Fletcher says we have one more day of heat before cooler weather and rain chances move into Kansas. We are wrapping up a very toasty Father's Day, with highs in the 90s. SUNDAY | Leftover showers and storms , otherwise partly sunny. If you can not afford an air conditioner, spending some time each day (during hot weather) in an air conditioned environment affords some protection.

Author: 0 Sheriff: 5 dead in Texas border crash

It was unclear why law enforcement began chasing the vehicle, though KABB quoted Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd saying it was the result of "good police work". Boyd said the vehicle, traveling around 100 miles per hour, ran off the road and struck gravel, tried to overcorrect, then rolled over on the highway.

World News Saudi-led forces open assault on Yemen port city of Hodeida
Author: 0 Saudi-led forces open assault on Yemen port city of Hodeida

The United Nations Special Envoy to Yemen, Martin Griffiths, called on the warring sides on Wednesday to avoid a battle for the port city of Hodeidah and return to the negotiating table. The assault, part of an operation dubbed Golden Victory, began with coalition air strikes and shelling by naval ships, according to Saudi-owned satellite news channels and state media.

World News Second Kansas sheriff's deputy dies from injuries following shooting
Author: 0 Second Kansas sheriff's deputy dies from injuries following shooting

The inmate was also shot during the confrontation in a gated area near the Wyandotte County Courthouse and was taken to a hospital. The individual was in stable condition Saturday, according to Kansas City police Chief Terry Zeigler. The other inmate was not injured in the shooting. Bailiff said the investigation into what happened is continuing, but the officers followed the established protocol for transporting inmates.

World News Things You Don’t Know About Kim Jong-un (but Should)
Author: 0 Things You Don’t Know About Kim Jong-un (but Should)

By referencing the "conflicting views", Moon appeared to be referring to Trump's unexpected promise to halt joint military exercises with South Korea , which the United States president called a "provocation" to the North. Speaking to reporters after talks with Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing, Pompeo said, "China has reaffirmed its commitment to honouring the UN Security Council resolutions".

World News Report faults Comey but finds no political bias
Author: 0 Report faults Comey but finds no political bias

The report examined the actions of former FBI Director James Comey and others who investigated Clinton. The Justice Department Inspector General just released his report on James Comey , and the media is already looking at a new round of explosive arguments and contentious debate over the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's actions.

World News North Korea Still a Nuclear Threat to US: Retired Admiral
Author: 0 North Korea Still a Nuclear Threat to US: Retired Admiral

Japan would also pledge to overcome the countries' "unfortunate past", the source said, referring to the Japanese occupation of Korean Peninsula between 1910 and 1945. In further explaining his reasons for suspending major exercises, Trump said they "cost a fortune", though even the Pentagon, which foots the bill for USA participation in all such manoeuvrs, has been unable to say what they cost.

World News Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim
Author: 0 Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un walk together before their working lunch during their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore June 12, 2018. "I wouldn't trust what they say, and I don't think anyone would trust what they say or trust anyone who's been an adversary for as long as they have".

Author: 0 Kim thanks S'pore for 'sincere efforts' to host summit

By sitting down with an American president - a longtime goal of North Korea's government - Kim's regime is advancing its effort to establish its "reputation, respect, and credibility as a nuclear weapon state", said Michael J. "All that I think gave them confidence that this was the right site, the right choice". Rodman arrived in Singapore around midnight Monday, hours before President Donald Trump was set to meet Kim for an historic summit.

World News Kim meet falls short of Nixon-goes-to-China moment
Author: 0 Kim meet falls short of Nixon-goes-to-China moment

It was signed by Trump and Kim shortly after they met privately and with their respective administrations, with the paperwork stipulating that Kim has 'reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula '.

World News Dennis Rodman cries over Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un Singapore summit
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman cries over Donald Trump, Kim Jong-Un Singapore summit

Mr Kim - who is the Chairman of the State Affairs Commission, North Korea's highest decision-making body - also shook hands with Dr Vivian, Mr Ong, Senior Minister of State for Foreign Affairs as well as Defence Maliki Osman and Senior Minister of State for Communications and Information as well as Culture, Community and Youth Sim Ann.

Author: 0 'Fair trade now fool trade', Trump vents anger on NATO allies, Trudeau

Trump's team kept up the barrage of criticism on USA media Sunday. The director of the national economic council under the Trump administration, Larry Kudlow, said during a CNN interview that Justin Trudeau stabbed the U.S.in the with his comments during a press conference held after U.S.

World News Rouhani calls on people to attend Quds Day rallies in large numbers
Author: 0 Rouhani calls on people to attend Quds Day rallies in large numbers

But the projectile, launched by a soldier on the Israeli side of the frontier, hit Haitham Abu Sabla in the face as he watched Palestinian stone-throwers taking part in demonstrations east of Khan Younis town, witnesses said. Israeli Sports Minister Miri Regev, who pushed for the game to be switched to the disputed and divided city, dismissed accusations that her demand had caused the cancellation and said Messi, his teammates and his family had been threatened by "terror elements".

World News Merkel: G7 agree on commitment to rules-based trade
Author: 0 Merkel: G7 agree on commitment to rules-based trade

In the run-up to the G7 summit , Trump continued to rile up his fellow world leaders with accusations of unfair trade practices, provoking angry responses from both Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron , who even suggested that the G7 could fare as the G6, without the USA if need be.

World News Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore ahead of summit with Donald Trump
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore ahead of summit with Donald Trump

According to BBC, before setting off, US President Trump described the summit as a "one-time shot" at peace and said the two were in "unknown territory in the truest sense". The conflict ended in an armistice which sealed the division of the peninsula. The test will be whether a deal has "verifiable elements of a denuclearization", to prove whether the North has dismantled its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

World News Two more U.S. diplomats in China hit by mysterious illness
Author: 0 Two more U.S. diplomats in China hit by mysterious illness

A health alert was first issued for Guangzhou on May 23 after a USA employee stationed in the southern Chinese city was diagnosed with a mild brain injury after complaining of unexplained sonic phenomena. A US official, who wasn't authorized to discuss the situation publicly and requested anonymity, said the evacuated American government workers were being brought from China for testing to the University of Pennsylvania.

World News Trump says he may support bill that protects states with legal weed
Author: 0 Trump says he may support bill that protects states with legal weed

Sen. Leo Housakos, a conservative from Quebec, said he is concerned that support for the bill amounts to "an attempt to normalize marijuana ", something he thinks will have deleterious effects. "I have talked to the president about this bill", he said. The legislation, which was unveiled on Thursday, will not legalize marijuana . "Our bill does not legalize marijuana".

World News Modi-Xi meeting: PM arrives in Qingdao for SCO Summit
Author: 0 Modi-Xi meeting: PM arrives in Qingdao for SCO Summit

India said past year that China had not stuck to an agreement to share hydrological data, or scientific information on the movement, distribution and quality of water for the Brahmaputra river. Though new and old contentious issues remain, there has been a turnaround in bilateral ties since the military standoff was resolved last August.

World News Donald Trump at odds with world leaders at G7 Summit
Author: 0 Donald Trump at odds with world leaders at G7 Summit

House Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiOvernight Health Care - Sponsored by PCMA - DOJ move against ObamaCare sets off frenzy Overnight Health Care - Sponsored by PCMA - New White House ad campaign targets opioid addiction Pelosi: "Medicare for All" should be "evaluated" if Dems win House MORE (D-Calif.) chided Trump and his Commerce Department.

World News Paul Ryan Siding with the 'Deep State,' GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Says
Author: 0 Paul Ryan Siding with the 'Deep State,' GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Says

President Trump has said the FBI's alleged surveillance campaign was " bigger than Watergate ", and the Department of Justice has formally requested a review of the surveillance application process used by the FBI to determine "whether there was any impropriety or political motivation in how the FBI conducted its counterintelligence investigation ".

World News Two of Scott Pruitt's top aides resign amid EPA scrutiny
Author: 0 Two of Scott Pruitt's top aides resign amid EPA scrutiny

On Wednesday, the EPA announced the resignation of Pruitt scheduler Millan Hupp. Despite the mounting scandals, President Donald Trump continues to stand by Pruitt and lavished praise on him today at a hurricane-preparedness briefing attended by Cabinet secretaries and agency heads.

World News Man almost dies after being bitten by beheaded rattlesnake
Author: 0 Man almost dies after being bitten by beheaded rattlesnake

When he tried to dispose of the snake, the snake's head bit him , pumping all the venom it had into him, Sutcliffe said. Although being attacked by a severed snake head seems unusual, Sean Bush, a snake expert at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University told NBC News in 2014 that it's "very common" for snake heads to still bite because it's "a last-ditch effort to survive".

World News Trump Unites U.S. Allies-in Opposition to His Trade Policies
Author: 0 Trump Unites U.S. Allies-in Opposition to His Trade Policies

Then he added: "It is totally unacceptable that a country is imposing unilateral measures when it comes to world trade". On the eve of what's shaping up to be an acrimonious summit in Charlevoix, Que., Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron offered support and "solidarity" with the US president's efforts to denuclearize North Korea, but they denounced his decision to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports .

World News New Evacuations Near Guatemala Volcano Set Off Panic
Author: 0 New Evacuations Near Guatemala Volcano Set Off Panic

Lilian Hernandez wept as she spoke the names of aunts, uncles, cousins, her grandmother and two great-grandchildren - 36 family members in all - missing and presumed dead in the explosion of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire. The country's seismology and volcanology institute warned of new flows descending this afternoon through canyons on the volcano's western slope toward the Pantaleon River, carrying boulders and tree trunks.

World News Defense Secretary Mattis Warns Of Chinese Intimidation In Disputed Waterway
Author: 0 Defense Secretary Mattis Warns Of Chinese Intimidation In Disputed Waterway

Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang also said the sides remain in contact over a possible visit to China by U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis at a date yet to be announced. Despite He's admission, he batted back Mattis' accusations, saying that the "close-up reconnaissance" carried out by two United States warships - which sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands last week - was the real "source of militarisation" in the region.

World News Giuliani: Trump forced North Korea's Kim to beg for meeting
Author: 0 Giuliani: Trump forced North Korea's Kim to beg for meeting

On Monday, the president weighed in on the pardon discussion, declaring on Twitter that he has the "absolute right to PARDON myself". Rudy Giuliani defended President Donald Trump's lawyers and press secretary on Monday, saying no one had lied about an infamous 2016 meeting between Trump's son and a Russian lawyer, but rather, they'd made mistakes when talking about it past year.

World News Israel's Netanyahu visits France's Macron to talk Iran deal
Author: 0 Israel's Netanyahu visits France's Macron to talk Iran deal

The country's Atomic Energy Organisation spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi told ISNA news agency a letter would be handed over to the International Atomic Energy Agency. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the tweet "quite extraordinary" while the Israeli Embassy in the US had a different response. "Yesterday, he explained how he wants to do it - with unlimited uranium enrichment to create a nuclear arsenal", he said.

World News White House welcomes first N. Korean official in 18 years
Author: 0 White House welcomes first N. Korean official in 18 years

The White House released photos of its delivery, and this isn't just any ordinary letter. Plans for the high-stakes sit-down in Singapore had been cast into doubt. "Good working dinner with Kim Yong Chol in NY tonight", Pompeo tweeted. Trump emerged after a more than hour-long Oval Office meeting with Kim Yong Chol - a general facing United States sanctions who is Kim's right-hand man - saying that the summit will go ahead in Singapore on June 12 as originally planned.

World News Bill Clinton: I wouldn't have done anything differently with Lewinsky affair
Author: 0 Bill Clinton: I wouldn't have done anything differently with Lewinsky affair

But when Melvin asked if Clinton had ever personally apologized to Lewinsky , he said, "I have not talked to her". "Well, I just disagree with her", Clinton told CBS on Sunday. He also said that he had never privately apologised to Lewinsky and that he did not feel he needed to. Melvin then pressed Clinton on whether "looking back on what happened then, through the lens of Me Too now", he now felt more responsibility.

World News No tsunami threat after 5.6 quake strikes near Kilauea summit
Author: 0 No tsunami threat after 5.6 quake strikes near Kilauea summit

The volcano erupted in early May and has resulted in thousands of evacuations and rampant destruction ever since. Some said they were staying because they had nowhere else to go, officials said. "They are being asked to leave". This image from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shows shows the lava flow originating from Fissure 8 (not visible in photograph) entering Kapoho Bay on Monday.

World News Trump takes aim at Canada as nations protest his tariffs
Author: 0 Trump takes aim at Canada as nations protest his tariffs

She said the measures "will cause a lot of damage to our steel and aluminum industry" and risk hurting global economic growth. Germany's steel industry association said justifying USA steel tariffs based on national security concerns is "grotesque", after the US announced it was moving ahead with 25 percent tariffs on steel imports from the European Union.

World News 6 people killed by erupting volcano in Guatemala
Author: 0 6 people killed by erupting volcano in Guatemala

Soot blanketed cars and houses in the nearby villages of San Pedro Yepocapa and Sangre de Cristo. Three bodies lay partially buried in ash-colored debris from the volcano, which lies about 27 miles (44 kilometers) from Guatemala City. Lesser amounts of ash reached the capital of Guatemala City some 25 miles away, forcing the closure of its worldwide airport, CONRED said. Huge plumes of smoke can be seen from across the country and ash rained down in several areas, causing alarm.

World News US unemployment hits an 18-year low despite trade concerns
Author: 0 US unemployment hits an 18-year low despite trade concerns

Indeed, May's report showed the economy added 223,000 jobs in May, pushing the unemployment rate to just 3.8 percent, a level not seen in 18 years. Rules stipulate that no federal worker is allowed to comment on the jobs report until at least one hour after its release.

World News Moochin' millennial finally leaves the nest after being evicted
Author: 0 Moochin' millennial finally leaves the nest after being evicted

Michael Rotondo , the millennial who made headlines after he was ordered to vacate his parents' home has officially left on Friday, June 1, 2018. Rotondo moved out a couple hours before the court-set deadline. The move caps a brief rush of celebrity for Rotondo, whose parents pleaded with him to move out and get a job and even offered him money to leave. "I love my parents immensely", he said.

World News The North Korea summit is back on
Author: 0 The North Korea summit is back on

Trump said . Kim has rejected previous United States calls for North Korea's unilateral nuclear disarmament and argued instead for a "phased" approach to denuclearisation of the entire Korean peninsula. As for the letter , Trump initially said the note from the North Korean leader he once dubbed a "sick puppy" was " very nice " and joked about auctioning off a chance to see it.

World News 4 died this week in N.C. since Alberto made landfall
Author: 0 4 died this week in N.C. since Alberto made landfall

The storm led to the evacuation of 2,000 residents in a community near the Lake Tahoma dam due to officials being concerned that it would fail. Dozens of roads in western North Carolina were blocked by mudslides or flooding, including Interstate 40 which closed for several hours near Old Fort.

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