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Virginia's 2018 Midterm Primary is Tuesday


Polling is also close in matchups for two other top statewide offices: attorney general and secretary of state. Despite Republican objections, the Congressional district boundaries drawn by the state's Democratic governor on the basis of an order from the Democrat-dominated State Supreme Court were in place in the May primary election and will also be in place in the November general election. Read More »

12 dead, 31 wounded in Kabul attack: health ministry


Kabul health officials have confirmed at least 13 people were killed and another 26 wounded in a suicide bombing in Kabul's PD 6, in Darulaman area. Pakistan has always been accused of supporting the Taliban and providing safe haven to its leaders - charges Islamabad denies. An Afghan policeman keeps watch near the site of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan June 11, 2018. Read More »

Watching, stunned, during the blowup of the G7 meeting


Peter Navarro tells " Fox News Sunday " that's what Trudeau did to Trump at the end of the Group of Seven nations meeting in Canada over the weekend. "We're going to deal with the unfair trade practices". Trump said on Friday that Russian Federation should have attended a Group of Seven summit in Canada over the weekend, an idea that even Moscow seemed to reject saying it was focused on other formats. Read More »

Washington opens de facto embassy in Taiwan, angering China


The United States on Tuesday opened a new $256-million (€225-million) representative office in Taiwan's capital, in a move that is likely to increase tensions between the U.S. And AIT Director Kin Moy, for one, said Tuesday he eagerly welcomes this "testament to this friendship, to the USA commitment to Taiwan, and to our staying power in Taiwan". Read More »

Greece and Macedonia reach historic accord on name row: Greek official

Officials in Greece and Macedonia say Tuesday, June 12, 2018, they are close to reaching a landmark deal on a long-standing name dispute, to protect Greece's region of Macedonia , birthplace of ancient warrior king Alexander the Great, but the Greek coalition partner has vowed to vote against the proposed agreement. Read More »

Homeowners association issued gator warning before attack


As the Inquisitr reported over the weekend, the body of 47-year-old Shizuka Matsuki was found after she went missing. "It's not uncommon for her to go there", neighbor Peter Limia told the Sun Sentinel . According to Key West Aquarium, alligator attacks on humans are considered rare , with 23 recorded fatalities since the early 1970's. Friends also said Matsuki's husband had warned her to stay clear of the lake area because he previously spotted alligators there. Read More »

Police operation over hostage situation in Paris

More than a dozen heavily-armed police officers, firefighters and rescue workers were stationed outside the entrance of the building where the hostages were being held. But the police source said he had asked to communicate with the Iranian embassy so that they could convey a message to the French government. The freed hostage was reportedly doused with gasoline and hit in the face as he was freed, according to Lefebvre, head of the FO police union. Read More »

Category 3 Hurricane Bud heads north off Mexico


The coast will also continue to see swell and potentially life threatening surf and rip in southwestern Mexico. Rainfall of 3 to 6 inches (75 to 150 millimeters), with isolated patches of 10 inches (250 millimeters), was possible into Tuesday afternoon. Read More »

Canadian lawmakers unanimously accuse USA of attacking Trudeau

He learned. That's going to cost a lot of money for the people of Canada . "And that's what bad-faith Justin Trudeau did with that stunt press conference". It's either 17 but could actually be 100 billion. "You know, we put out that picture. This I've never seen before, nor has anyone else", Mulroney said. Read More »

South Korea Didn't See This Coming - Cortney O'Brien

Kim legitimacy with this summit", Thomas Countryman, a former acting under secretary of state for arms control under President Barack Obama , told Reuters. The final point on the document calls for North Korea to work with the U.S. in helping them recover the remains of prisoners of war and those missing in action - including immediately repatriating any bodies which have already been identified. Read More »

$0 Salaries Didn't Hurt Ivanka, Kushner in 2017


Also released Monday were the disclosures covering Chief of Staff John Kelly, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, and Nick Ayers, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, The Wall Street Journal reports. Trump will now receive guaranteed fixed yearly payments instead of payments determined by profits from T International Realty LLC, TTT Consulting LLC, and TTTT Venture LLC - which are LLCs tied to some of the Trump Organization's international developments. Read More »

Merkel disappointed by Trump’s u-turn on G7 statement


Trump left the meeting between the world's leading industrialized countries with a warning to USA allies, saying that if they don't remove trade barriers with the US then they will face consequences. " The withdrawal by tweet is, of course, sobering and a bit depressing as well ", she told Germany's Anne Will talk show on Sunday evening. Even so, dialogue with the U.S. Read More »

‘I took bullets’: Weepy Dennis Rodman claims credit for Trump-Kim summit

Potcoin also sponsored Rodman's June 2017 visit to North Korea as well, so this latest sponsored trip is part of an ongoing relationship with Dennis Rodman and his efforts to reach out to Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. "I'm thanking Chuck Daly". I kept my head up high, brother. "I still kept going back". "I don't need to worry about the war stuff, I don't know anything about that". Read More »

ICC acquits former Congolese Vice President, Bemba


However, the Appeals Chamber of the ICC ruled that he could not be held responsible for crimes committed by his troops. Bemba also was the first person convicted by the court based on command responsibility. Bemba lost an appeal against that sentence, but the ICC still has to decide whether a new jail term will be imposed. Responding to the acquittal, Solomon Sacco, Head of the International Justice team at Amnesty International , said: "This decision will be felt as a huge blow for the ... Read More »

PM 'to appeal for unity' on Brexit vote

The bill underpins the government's Brexit strategy. Justice minister Dr Phillip Lee has resigned from Theresa May's government just hours before a series of crunch votes on amendments to the prime minister's flagship Brexit legislation. Read More »

At the Trump-Kim Summit, Human Rights Are on the Agenda

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman openly wept on television in a live interview from Singapore as US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met for the first time. Experts believe the North is close to being able to target the entire US mainland with its nuclear-armed missiles, and while there's deep skepticism that Kim will quickly give up those hard-won nukes, there's also some hope that diplomacy can replace the animosity between the USA and the North. Read More »

Trump Kim summit: Both leaders are in place


During a tour of various attractions in Singapore on Monday, Kim said " Singapore is clean and attractive and every building is stylish" as he had heard of in the past, according to the KCNA. "It's never been done before", Trump said of a U.S. The president even showed the North Korean leader the inside of his limousine after their sessions were over. Read More »

Trump and Kim Arrive in Singapore Ahead of Historic Summit


Trump, who aides say has little interest in multilateralism, resumed his tirade against Canada early on Friday and appeared prepared to exit talks early without a consensus agreement among all seven countries. White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow and trade adviser Peter Navarro drove the message home in an extraordinary assault on a close U.S. ally and neighbour. Read More »

Yemen rebel fire kills three civilians in Saudi, coalition says

Once envisioned as an Emirati-led amphibious assault needing advanced United States boats to navigate Red Sea minefields laid by Iran, the 45,000-strong force of Yemeni troops has instead moved along the coast in a two-month offensive to reach Hodeidah with refueling support from new helicopter bases. Read More »

Man killed in stabbing attack on Japan bullet train


Police arrested the 22-year-old unemployed suspect on suspicion of attempted murder, a local police spokesman said. News reports said two women who appeared to be in their 20s were wounded but their injuries were not life-threatening. "I was in a foul mood", police quoted him as saying. The suspect left home in Okazaki last December, according to his 81-year-old grandmother, who lived with him. Read More »

Hawaii volcano: Kilauea crater rocked by 5.5 magnitude quake


Geological Survey (USGS), told reporters on a conference call. A woman who evacuated her Hawaii home because of an erupting volcano says she filmed an angry neighbor shooting at a man near a lava flow. As the fiery eruption of Kilauea continues to force evacuations on the Big Island of Hawaii, authorities are warning about other phenomena that could harm those in the area. Read More »

Trump tweets that his top economic advisor suffered heart attack


Kudlow's wife, Judith Kudlow, told The Washington Post in a brief conversation on Monday evening that Kudlow was doing well and recovering. The White House didn't immediately comment on his condition. "Here's the thing. He really kind of stabbed us in the back", Kudlow said on CNN Sunday. He raised eyebrows on Sunday when he described Justin Trudeau as having "stabbed us in the back" at the Group of Seven summit after the Canadian leader said Trump's decision to invoke national ... Read More »

US Air Force deserter found after 35 years


In fact, just a day before Hughes' arrest, the man was interviewed by the State Department's Diplomatic Security Service over possible passport fraud, detailed the Air Force Times . Nevertheless speculation persisted that Hughes may have been abducted by or defected to the Soviets. However, Linda Card , a spokeswoman for the air force office of special investigations , told the Albuquerque Journal that investigators now see "no indication that he had any classified information or that ... Read More »

White House economic adviser Kudlow suffers heart attack


Kudlow has been taken to Walter Reed Medical Center, the president said. A 70-year-old former financier, Mr. Kudlow left Wall Street in 2001 to work for the conservative magazine National Review and later appeared in a string of political and economic current affairs shows on the MSNBC news channel. Read More »

Attorney General Denies Asylum To Victims Of Domestic Abuse, Gang Violence


That's defined as someone who is "unable or unwilling to return to his or her home country, and can not obtain protection in that country, due to past persecution or a well-founded fear of being persecuted in the future 'on account of race, religion, nationality, membership in a particular social group, or political opinion, '" by the United Nations 1951 Convention and 1967 Protocol. Read More »

Trump, Trudeau swap jokes but hold firm in trade dispute


The source did not say Trump explicitly said he wanted all German-made cars out of the US. "It's kind of insulting". Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake also took to Twitter on Sunday , saying: "Fellow Republicans, this is not who we are". I believe that. John McCain believes it. there's a movement all over the world to look inward, not outward, and I think it's a mistake. That was Justin Trudeau's late father, who served several terms as Canada's prime minister, starting in the late 1960s. Read More »

France's Macron seeks to forge European front against Trump


A readout from the French presidency of Macron's call with Trump last week said he had told Trump that the decision to slap tariffs on the exports of US allies was both "illegal" and a "mistake". leader and his "illegal" levies on steel and aluminum imports. European and Asian stocks indices were down across the board Friday - despite a week of gains in the wake of robust U.S. Read More »