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Schoolgirl killed by falling wall as natural disaster strikes Osaka, Japan

Schoolgirl killed by falling wall as natural disaster strikes Osaka, Japan Several rail services were suspended, including the bullet train. Local officials confirmed the death toll, which includes two men in their 80s, after the area was shaken shortly after 8am local time on Monday. "Though most public transport was still paralysed, buses were working". It rated the quake at "6 Lower" on its JMA Seismic Intensity scale , meaning the shaking would have been severe ... [Full Article...]

Melania Trump calls for end to migrant family separations

Melania Trump calls for end to migrant family separations Since children can not be sent to the facilities where their parents are held, they are separated, which the American Academy of Pediatrics has warned causes "irreparable harm" to the children. As a part of Trump's administration plan to make borders safer, adults seeking asylum in the United States, illegally, are criminally prosecuted. [Full Article...]

39 fighters killed in Yemen

39 fighters killed in Yemen It described the streets of the city as "nearly empty". For the last few weeks, the United Nations had been trying to broker a deal in a bid to avert the attack, which it fears would further hinder Yemenis' access to food, fuel and medicine - worsening the world's most urgent humanitarian crisis. [Full Article...]

'Never-Trump' incumbent pays a primary price - duh!

'Never-Trump' incumbent pays a primary price - duh! Roby was forced into a July runoff with a fellow Republican who attacked her for abandoning Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. Trump was referencing Sanford's previous sex scandal when he tweeted of the congressman: "He is MIA and nothing but trouble". [Full Article...]

Trump attacks Schumer over North Korea remarks, defends summit

Trump attacks Schumer over North Korea remarks, defends summit He speaks and his people sit up in attention. "The people of America, the people of the Koreas, the people of world deserve a future of security and of peace", Trump said in a video message yesterday. "Any time any society elects a leader with authoritarian impulses it's a risk for democracy, but the second half of the story is society's and our institutions' abilities to constrain him", Levitsk... [Full Article...]

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial

Ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort jailed ahead of trial U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson revoked Manafort's bail . The former Trump campaign manager, 69, was accused of sending WhatsApp messages to potential witnesses in Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election, so a judge made a decision to jail him to stop this happening again. [Full Article...]

23-foot-long python swallows Indonesian woman

23-foot-long python swallows Indonesian woman Police chief Agung Ramos said: "People took the snake into the village and started splitting the snake". Indonesian villagers claimed to have captured the 447 kilograms (985 pounds) python. Wa Tiba's garden is located at the base of a rocky cliff, frequented by snakes and reptiles. The breed of snake, which regularly tops 20 feet, is commonly found in Indonesia and the Philippines. [Full Article...]

Norwegian Lawmakers Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Norwegian Lawmakers Nominate Trump for Nobel Peace Prize Norwegian Nobel Committee must receive the nomination before February 1. "Since taking office, President Trump has worked tirelessly to apply maximum pressure on North Korea to end its illicit weapons programs and bring peace to the region". [Full Article...]

Two Kansas City Sheriff's Deputies Dead Following Shooting

Two Kansas City Sheriff's Deputies Dead Following Shooting He was charged with murder in a separate case, also allegedly in December. She and Alvey said now is a time for the community to try to bond and heal, which can start at a candlelight vigil scheduled for 8 p.m. Looking out a window, he saw three people on the ground in a parking lot behind the building, Garcia told the Kansas City Star . The shooting happened Friday as an unidentified inmat... [Full Article...]

Migrant Ship, With Italian Support, Will Make Dayslong Journey To Spain

Migrant Ship, With Italian Support, Will Make Dayslong Journey To Spain Malta's Prime Minsiter Joseph Muscat continued to insist his country is acting according to worldwide law and that it is Italy's duty to take in the migrants, as Italy's coast guard coordinated the rescues off the coast of Libya . Malta and Italy both thanked Spain for stepping up, but maintained their dispute over who was responsible. As soon as Spanish proposal was known, new Italian Inter... [Full Article...]

Colorado wildfire forces almost 2K evacuations amid drought

Colorado wildfire forces almost 2K evacuations amid drought Residents needed to present ID to get back into their neighborhoods. The Trail Mountain Fire began as a prescribed burn but grew out of control last week. The 416 Fire has burned almost 32,076 acres, but crews have managed to build fire lines strong enough to hold the blaze from reaching any structures. [Full Article...]

Fighting rages around key port city in Yemen

Fighting rages around key port city in Yemen Saudi-owned satellite news channels and state media soon announced the battle had begun, citing military sources. Khalid bin Salman, Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States, said addressing the humanitarian situation effectively "requires liberating Yemen from the control of Houthi militias" which he said disrupt the flow and distribution of humanitarian supplies. [Full Article...]

Democrat prevails in Wisconsin state special election Scott Walker refused to call

Democrat prevails in Wisconsin state special election Scott Walker refused to call Steven Horsford is leading a six-way Democratic primary for his former seat. Both are seeking re-election after having won in 2012 by just one percentage point. Action 2 News searched records submitted to the FCC by the four television stations in Northeast Wisconsin. Another issue that has arisen is a "fled voter". [Full Article...]

Rodman arrives in Singapore ahead of summit

While Rodman is now in Singapore and has met Kim on several occasions, he is not playing an official part of the high-level summit. He declined to comment on whether he planned to meet Trump or Kim. I am here to see it. I talked to Kim Jong Un and the administration over there five years ago, and he asked me when we sat down for lunch, 'Hey Dennis, I would like to ask you three things to g... [Full Article...]

G7 allies confront Trump with trade numbers in tense G7 summit

G7 allies confront Trump with trade numbers in tense G7 summit Nevertheless, she vowed to continue to work on the often-fractious relationship with Trump's White House. US President Donald Trump left the summit early to attend a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and tweeted on Saturday that he had asked US representatives not to endorse the final communique because of the disagreements on trade. [Full Article...]

Trump backs out of G-7 communique, criticises Canadian PM Trudeau

Trump backs out of G-7 communique, criticises Canadian PM Trudeau President Trump speaks with International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde as they attend the Gender Equality Advisory Council Breakfast during the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada, June 9, 2018. and other heads of state at each other's throats using the thrust and parry of rude remarks and social media to pummel each other. Turning to Russia, Merkel said she could ima... [Full Article...]

Vienna possible venue for Putin-Trump summit

Vienna possible venue for Putin-Trump summit Xi and Putin called the US decision to leave the Iranian nuclear deal "disappointing" in their joint statement, and said it was of "fundamental importance" to protect trade relations with the Islamic Republic against "unilateral extraterritorial sanctions". [Full Article...]

Trump wants to stop provocative 'war games' with South Korea

The Department of Justice reneged on a commitment to provide access to documents they promised to congressional lawmakers by Thursday morning. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters U.S. Hannity, who sat down with Trump for an interview after the summit, even compared Tuesday's event to former President Ronald Reagan's meeting with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev at the height of the Cold War. [Full Article...]

Canada moves closer to approving legal marijuana after Senate approves legislation

Canada moves closer to approving legal marijuana after Senate approves legislation President Donald Trump on Friday said he would likely support a federal bill to end the national ban on marijuana. "It's a really elegant solution", said Hezekiah Allen, executive director of the California Growers Association, an advocacy group for hundreds of marijuana farmers, business owners and patients in the state. [Full Article...]

Former Obama Adviser Suggests Trump Is Russia's 'Chief Advocate' and Defender

Former Obama Adviser Suggests Trump Is Russia's 'Chief Advocate' and Defender Trump , however, suggested that the G7 offer a seat at the table to Russian Federation. "I agree with him, and to have a meaningful discussion, our ministries of foreign affairs and experts should get involved and work closely together, and of course a meeting in person is necessary", Putin told reporters at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit in Qingdao , China . [Full Article...]


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