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Woman in fatal field crash held on $500K bail

Woman in fatal field crash held on $500K bail One boy in center field stood frozen, but escaped unscathed. Witnesses told Portland ABC affiliate WMTW that Parkhurst was attempting to push children out of the way and close the main gate to prevent the woman from fleeing when he was struck. [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort accused of witness tampering attempt

But prosecutors say they worked with Manafort in organising a group of former European officials, known as the Hapsburg Group, who promoted Ukrainian interests in Europe as well as the US. Another message said, "We should talk". An F.B.I. agent, Brock W. Domin, wrote in court documents that at least one witness reported Mr. Manafort's contact and said that he appeared to be trying to coach their... [Full Article...]

Merkel and Netanyahu hold joint press conference in Berlin (in English)

Merkel and Netanyahu hold joint press conference in Berlin (in English) Yukiya Amano spoke Monday to the board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna. He appeared to be hardening a threat to restore Iran's disputed enrichment drive first made after Trump quit the nuclear deal. She defended the nuclear accord as ensuring "at least for a certain time , that Iran's activities are under control" noting that Tehran had been "on the brink of hav... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia issues first driving licenses to 10 women

Saudi Arabia issues first driving licenses to 10 women The women took a brief driving test before receiving their licenses as they'd already held driving licenses from other countries, including the U.K., Lebanon and Canada. While Saudi law has never explicitly banned women from driving, women were not issued driving licences. The Saudi Driving School, at Princess Nourah University, the first for women in the capital, was launched in partnership wit... [Full Article...]

Suspect in custody after shooter reported in downtown San Diego

Suspect in custody after shooter reported in downtown San Diego In announcing the arrest, police said the scene was secure and there was no threat to the community. At about the same time, a woman with the same description was involved in a traffic crash in downtown San Diego . The police chief said they will interview officers and review body-worn cameras to piece together what happened. A San Diego Police armored vehicle near the shooter. [Full Article...]

She says she killed her husband because he beat the cat

She says she killed her husband because he beat the cat When officers arrived, Mary Harrison met with police and told them she and her husband had been arguing. Dexter Harrison had been beating their cat during the argument, Mary Harrison told police. Mary Harrison , 47, was held at the Lew Sterrett Jail facing murder charges. Dexter Harrison was taken to a local hospital where he was later pronounced dead. [Full Article...]

Teacher charged after allegedly feeding puppy to turtle in front of students

Teacher charged after allegedly feeding puppy to turtle in front of students A teacher in the USA state of Idaho has been charged with misdemeanour animal cruelty after he fed a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of his students . Former students, community members and others have shown their support for Crosland in an online petition that has topped 3,700 signatures . Farahlyn Hansen, the mother of the two boys, told the Citizen her sons were more upset abou... [Full Article...]

Trump Says Canada's Trade Barriers on US Agricultural Products Unacceptable

Trump Says Canada's Trade Barriers on US Agricultural Products Unacceptable Canada , Mexico and the European Union had previously been exempt from Trump's 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum imports, but the U.S. "We will work with industry and with partners in making sure that everyone's OK". Kudlow said Trump had been responding to "several decades of trade abuses" with the tariffs, but noted that the White House announcement sai... [Full Article...]

Duterte Trades Book About Sex in Catholic Church for Kiss From Woman

Duterte Trades Book About Sex in Catholic Church for Kiss From Woman Duterte was criticized for kissing a Filipino worker at the podium. In exchange, he repeatedly requested that she kiss him, pointing to his lips. "Gabriela views President Duterte's recent kissing of a migrant Filipina during his meet-and-greet with Filipino OFWs in South Korea as the disgusting theatrics of a misogynist president who feels entitled to demean, humiliate, or disrespect women acco... [Full Article...]

Bill Clinton: Obama got better coverage due to his race

Bill Clinton: Obama got better coverage due to his race Former President Bill Clinton reacted defensively to questions concerning whether he should have responded differently to the scandal surrounding his relationship with then-White House intern Monica Lewinsky in light of the #MeToo movement. [Full Article...]

Over 146,000 Americans will lose their jobs because of Trump’s trade tariffs

Over 146,000 Americans will lose their jobs because of Trump’s trade tariffs Playing cards are on the list, too, but are hit only with an additional 10-percent duty like European aluminum coming to the US. "It was not... We believe in the G7, it's an important group", Mnuchin said . Trump has said the tariffs were necessary in order to protect US national security, but they were widely criticized by foreign leaders, USA business groups, and even some labor groups as b... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court decisions coming soon on major cases

Supreme Court decisions coming soon on major cases Justices Kennedy , Roberts, Alito, Breyer, Kagan, Gorsuch and Thomas ruled in favor of Phillips, Ginsburg and Sotomayor dissenting. "The commision's treatment of Phillips' case ... Mullins and Craig filed a complaint with the Colorado Civil Rights Commission , because Colorado law prevents discrimination based on sexual orientation. [Full Article...]

These Maps Show How to Unlock North Korea's Economy

These Maps Show How to Unlock North Korea's Economy North Korea has reportedly removed its top three military chiefs in what's being seen as an attempt by the leadership to continue the thawing of relations with the outside world ahead of this month's planned summit with the United States in Singapore . [Full Article...]

Rajoy tells lawmakers it was honor to lead Spain

Rajoy tells lawmakers it was honor to lead Spain If the parties vote as they say they will, only a last-minute resignation can prevent Rajoy from becoming the first Spanish prime minister to be ousted in a motion of no confidence. Unlike Italy's potential new leaders, Mr Sanchez has not expressed scepticism about the European Union nor the continent's single currency, both of which are broadly popular in Spain. [Full Article...]

Justin Trudeau says tariffs on steel and aluminum are 'insulting'

Justin Trudeau says tariffs on steel and aluminum are 'insulting' The White House previously said that protecting those industries was a matter of national security, although many experts have questioned that justification . In North Dakota, 87 per cent of exports go to Canada, making up more than $4 billion in trade going north. "It can be solved if people work together". [Full Article...]

After Months Of Talks, Italy Has A New Coalition Government

After Months Of Talks, Italy Has A New Coalition Government Conte initially dropped his bid to secure cabinet after President Mattarella's blocked Conte's initial choice for economy minister , which cast doubt on the ability of the coalition to form a government. European powerhouse Germany vowed an "open" stance towards the new government, but European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker told Italians they needed to "do more work, less corruption" and ... [Full Article...]

Explosion Near Clerics Gathering Leaves Seven Dead

Explosion Near Clerics Gathering Leaves Seven Dead No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which underlines deteriorating security ahead of parliamentary and district council elections set for October 20. "It is illegal according to Islamic laws and it does nothing but shed the blood of Muslims." the statement said. The religious scholars repeated their call on the Taliban to accept the Afghan government's "unconditional" pea... [Full Article...]

Manhunt over, man accused of killing deputy taken into custody

Manhunt over, man accused of killing deputy taken into custody His clothes were muddy and his jeans were ripped. According to authorities, a state trooper was out on patrol searching for Steven Wiggins , the man accused of killing Sgt. Authorities said they found information that she participated in the shooting. The TBI said a video recording enabled them to identify the 31-year-old Wiggins as the suspect. [Full Article...]

Jimmy Fallon speaks to Parkland school grads

Jimmy Fallon speaks to Parkland school grads The ceremony featured surprise guest Jimmy Fallon , who used his speech to praise the students' advocacy in the aftermath of the tragedy, and commend their resilience. "Keep making us proud". On Feb. 14, a student opened fire at the school, killing 14 students and three teachers, and wounding 17 others. Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. [Full Article...]

Why Oil Markets Should Fear Trump's Trade War

According to the White House announcement made on May 31 , the decision was made due to "national security". "I think he's overreacting", Kudlow said of Trudeau. On Friday, both the European Union and Canada filed challenges against the tariffs .with the world's trade watchdog, the World Trade Organization. [Full Article...]


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