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by | June 14, 2018 | 21:38

Ms. Merkel's weekend decision to veto a plan by her interior minister aimed at controlling and reducing illegal migration-and the minister's refusal to back down-has shattered an uneasy truce between conservative backers and opponents of her liberal asylum policy.

by | June 14, 2018 | 21:23

A much-anticipated report by the Justice Department's inspector general says James Comey mishandled the Hillary Clinton email controversy in the waning days of the 2016 election, reports Bloomberg . A Justice Department spokesman indicated Thursday that the report will include discussion of additional text messages between the former top Federal Bureau of Investigation counterintelligence official Peter Strzok and Federal Bureau of Investigation lawyer Lisa Page .

by | June 14, 2018 | 20:53

This would have thereby given parliament more power to set the government's direction if the agreement is rejected. Eloise Todd, chief executive of Best for Britain , said: "We have been speaking both to government ministers and opposition MPs to make our case and lobby them on Brexit".

by | June 14, 2018 | 20:46

Geological Survey said. Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim, whose home was among those lost, said the increased toll makes the Kilauea eruption the most catastrophic event in the state's history. So too have airborne volcanic glass fibers, called "Pele's Hair", wispy strands carried aloft by the wind from lava fountains and named for the volcanic goddess of Hawaiian myth.

by | June 14, 2018 | 20:45

A total of at least seven major wildfires were raging in parts Colorado on Tuesday, marking the biggest concentration of roughly 30 blazes burning across nine Western states as the 2018 summer wildfire season heated up across the region. Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said the rapid response from emergency crews has helped prevent a repeat of devastating wildfires in 2012 and 2013.

by | June 14, 2018 | 18:56

The lawsuit also accuses Mr. Trump of using the foundation's charitable assets to pay his legal bills and promote Trump businesses. The lawsuit deepens the legal woes of the president, adding to U.S. "Schneiderman, who ran the Clinton campaign in NY, never had the guts to bring this ridiculous case, which lingered in their office for nearly 2 years", he wrote.

by | June 14, 2018 | 18:53

In an interview recorded in Singapore but broadcast on the US television channel, Fox News, late on Wednesday in the US, Trump said that a withdrawal of US troops from South Korea had not been discussed at the summit. Joseph Essertier: I think it's good to see there's a dialogue going on now between the governments of the U.S. and North Korea but unfortunately there is still little dialogue on a grassroots level between Americans and North Koreans because the country is in a state of ...

by | June 14, 2018 | 17:09

Canadians have taken to practicing pocketbook diplomacy in defense of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , who is caught in a trade war of words with President Trump , by boycotting American goods and canceling vacations to the United States, according to a report.

by | June 14, 2018 | 14:19

It would be the first time since they joined the war on behalf of Yemen's exiled government that the foreign armies have attempted to capture such a well-defended major city. "Any attack on or significant, long-term disruption of operations of the port will have catastrophic consequences for the people of Yemen", Frank McManus, the International Rescue Committee's country director in Yemen, told ABC News.

by | June 14, 2018 | 14:00

In the General Assembly, the confrontation over Gaza, reflecting decades-old divisions between Israel and the Palestinians, played out with a few new twists. His motion to take "no action" on the amendment was defeated by a vote of 59-78 with 26 abstentions, allowing the US amendment to be put to a vote.

by | June 14, 2018 | 12:43

Foreign Minister Moavero Milanesi summoned the French envoy in Rome and said that the "tones used" in Paris's criticism of the handling of the Aquarius case were "unacceptable". On Wednesday, an Italian coast guard vessel docked in Catania, Sicily with more than 900 migrants aboard in a sign that Italy under the populist 5-Star Movement and anti-migrant League is still accepting some migrants, but is forcing other countries to share the burden.

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:41

The United Nations relocated members of its global staff from Hodeidah on Monday. Tensions have risen in recent months between Yemen's internationally recognized government and the United Arab Emirates . Russian U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia, the current council president, said discussions centered on "the need for de-escalation". US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday expressed concern at the situation in Hudeida and called on all parties to "honour their commitments to working ...

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:34

He congratulated the Muslim faithful on a successful completion of the Ramadan. Saudi Arabia's King Salman also issued a directive last Tuesday to extend this year's Eid Al Fitr holiday. The lunar cycle is used to calculate the Islamic Hijri era and this year's Ramadan was observed at a different time across India, as the moon was not been visible in some parts of the country.

by | June 14, 2018 | 10:03

Furthermore, it will be much harder for President Trump to again threaten military action, which could trigger a full-scale Second Korean War. Sen. "Absolutely", he told a reporter who had asked him about the possibility of "major disarmament" before that date.

by | June 14, 2018 | 07:24

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. The new sanctions come three days after President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: "Excitement in the air" ahead of Kim meeting Trump doubles down on criticism of EU, Canada Merkel: EU will retaliate against Trump tariffs MORE enraged US allies and lawmakers by calling on the Group of Seven (G-7) industrialized nations to reinstate Russian Federation.

by | June 14, 2018 | 06:16

The story was picked up by Minnesota Public Radio and the raccoon's saga - with the hashtag " mprraccoon " went viral. The Saints, who finished a six-game homestand with a 7-1 loss to Fargo-Moorhead on Wednesday, will don special St. "We were all anxious about him", says Sheila Donnelly-Coyne, an attorney whose firm, Paige Donnelly, is on the 23rd floor of the UBS building. "We don't want to scare him", Laurie Brickley, a spokeswoman for the city's Department of Safety and Inspections, ...

by | June 14, 2018 | 05:34

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government is in talks to save the deal and, in concert with the other major trading powers in the G7 group of nations that met in Quebec over the weekend, pushed back against Trump. Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door". "And in fact the picture with Angela Merkel, who I get along with very well, where I'm sitting there like this.

by | June 14, 2018 | 05:25

Trump and Kim planned to meet one on one, joined only by translators, for up to two hours before admitting their respective advisers, a USA official said. Both leaders were greeted on arrival by Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan . A U.S. official told CNN Trump's departure was moved up by more than 12 hours because Kim set his departure for shortly after the summit.

by | June 14, 2018 | 04:35

The two leaders are expected to meet on Tuesday at the Capella Hotel on Singapore's Sentosa Island, with denuclearization and bilateral relations on the agenda. Tuesday (9 p.m. EDT Monday in the U.S.) with a handshake, an image sure to be devoured from Washington to Pyongyang and beyond. When asked at a press briefing whether Trump and Kim shared the same definition of denuclearization, State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said: "That is something that the president has ...

by | June 14, 2018 | 04:21

Robert King, who served as US envoy on North Korean human-rights issues under the Obama administration, said Trump has used human rights as an instrument to get Kim Jong Un to negotiate on nuclear weapons, but not as a policy priority in its own right.

by | June 14, 2018 | 01:37

Property in Dandong, China , an important trading outpost that has felt the pressure of sanctions implemented in response to Pyongyang's nuclear program, has become a hot commodity throughout recent months, amid a slew of groundbreaking meetings between North Korean officials and other countries.

by | June 13, 2018 | 23:14

Jae-in issued a statement after the summit calling it a "huge step forward" toward peace that "helped break down the last remaining Cold War legacy on Earth". Freezing the regular military exercises with South Korea is a major concession to North Korea that has long claimed the drills were invasion preparations.

by | June 13, 2018 | 22:34

But Panetta, who previously worked for President Barack Obama , said there are a "huge number of issues" that will actually involve the denuclearization of North Korea , which owns an estimated 20 to 60 nuclear weapons with about 141 sites that can produce them.

by | June 13, 2018 | 21:40

President TrumpDonald John TrumpWhat you need to know about Tuesday's elections Danny Tarkanian wins Nevada GOP congressional primary Laxalt, Sisolak to face off in Nevada governor's race MORE 's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen is likely to cooperate with federal prosecutors in New York, ABC News reported Wednesday , citing sources.

by | June 13, 2018 | 21:05

Since Sunday, when both Italy and Malta refused to let them dock, some 629 migrants, including 11 children and seven pregnant women, have been in the central Mediterranean aboard the Aquarius . French President Emmanuel Macron, who had been criticized for not offering to take in the boat at a French port, broke his silence on the topic during a Cabinet meeting Tuesday, denouncing the "cynicism and irresponsibility of the Italian government", government spokesperson Benjamin Griveaux said at ...

by | June 13, 2018 | 20:39

California (new): This would include six counties: Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Monterey, and San Benito counties. Northern California , containing the 40 northern-most counties - including Sacramento and San Franciso - stretching from the OR border to Merced County.

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:29

Trump says Trudeau "probably didn't know that Air Force 1 has about 20 televisions". Following Trump's departure from the G7 summit, Trudeau said Saturday at a press conference that US steel and aluminum tariffs against Canada on national security grounds were "kind of insulting" and that Canada " will not be pushed around ".

by | June 13, 2018 | 19:01

At this point, the main way in which a no-deal Brexit might happen is if the process simply runs out of time and the United Kingdom is unable to get Article 50 extended. MPs voted 324 to 298 to reject the proposal, which had come to parliament after the Lords brought amendments to the EU (Withdrawal) Bill. He confirmed that ministers will seek to overturn 14 amendments which he said would undermine the goal of the Bill and fail to respect the result of the 2016 referendum.

by | June 13, 2018 | 17:58

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster , a close ally of Trump , was forced into a runoff after failing to muster the required 50 percent vote to win outright. It is one of two swing seats in Nevada that Democrats are hoping to hold while they make gains elsewhere to win control of the U.S. House. Comstock's district, home to many federal government workers, has drifted left in recent years.

by | June 13, 2018 | 16:40

A short time later, the Vatican announced Pope Francis was sending Archbishop Scicluna and Fr Bertomeu to Chile to listen to people with information about Bishop Barros. Now 87 and living in a nursing home in Chile, he has always denied any wrongdoing. Victims accused Barros of knowing about what they said was Karadima's abusive behavior but doing nothing to stop it or report it to church authorities.

by | June 13, 2018 | 15:37

The United States has alienated Canada and other allies by imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, arguing that they pose a threat to USA national security. "But you know, Trump threatened tariffs on steel and aluminum, and everybody said, 'Oh, well, you know he's not going to hit Canada, we're not a security threat.' And lo and behold, look what happened".

by | June 13, 2018 | 12:59

Authorities did not initially identify the Federal Bureau of Investigation agent because he was not arrested at the time, Denver police community resource officer Marika Putnam said. The victim suffered a serious but non-life threatening injury to the lower leg. Our reporting partner, 9News in Denver , said that multiple sources told them that Bishop works out of Washington D.C.

by | June 13, 2018 | 12:33

After President Trump's decision to impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imported from the E.U., Merkel warned the E.U. "And that's what bad faith Justin Trudeau did at that stunt press conference". Listen above to hear what kind of impact these retaliatory tariffs might have on the USA, why George says the tariffs will "hurt both sides", and how the worldwide bridge between MI and Canada fits into the countries' trad relationship.

by | June 13, 2018 | 12:32

He said the Trump administration didn't ask him to play any role in the Singapore summit . Moon Seong Mook, a former South Korean military official, said Trump's comments on the drills confirmed what many in South Korea had feared all along - that North Korea would attempt to drive a wedge between Washington and Seoul and gain substantial concessions from an unconventional US president who thinks much less of the traditional alliance than his predecessors.

by | June 13, 2018 | 12:31

The pint-sized daredevil climbed all the way up to the 23 story of an office building before being removed by building maintenance. There's a raccoon across the street that has scaled 22 floors since about 9:30 this morning, that's when he was first spotted.