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First Saudi women get driving licences

First Saudi women get driving licences The 10 women - all of whom exchanged foreign driving licences for Saudi licences at the General Department of Traffic in the Saudi capital of Riyadh and other cities - were fully aware of the significance of their experience and generally overjoyed at being part of such an historic moment. [Full Article...]

Iran's top leader vows response to any attack

Iran's top leader vows response to any attack The quote is from several years ago. All three countries have vowed to try to salvage the hard-fought accord since President Donald Trump announced the U.S. At the start of a three-day European tour dominated by strategic differences on Iran, Netanyahu charged that Tehran has been able to bankroll a growing military presence in countries such as Syria and Yemen because sanctions had been lifted ... [Full Article...]

Trudeau: Trump's tariffs are 'insulting and unacceptable'

Trudeau: Trump's tariffs are 'insulting and unacceptable' President Donald Trump announced Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on American allies the European Union , Mexico and Canada for steel and aluminum. "I don't think in any way the USA is abandoning its leadership in the global economy , quite the contrary". If the WTO hears the complaint, Georgetown law professor Jennifer Hillman says the chances that the organization w... [Full Article...]

Bomber attacks meeting of Islamic scholars in Afghanistan

Bomber attacks meeting of Islamic scholars in Afghanistan A suicide attack on Monday targeted a key religious gathering in Kabul in which clerics described such attacks as un-Islamic. A suicide bomber struck at one of the entrances of the compound where the meeting of the religious body, known as the Afghan Ulema Council , was taking place in the traditional tent of the Loya Jirga, or the council of elders. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump makes appearance after 24 days out of sight

Melania Trump makes appearance after 24 days out of sight She'd last been seen on May 10, when she appeared alongside President Trump as he welcomed three American detainees released by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . Grisham said the Gold Star families' event was important to Mrs. Trump and had been on her calendar for some time. Some people have even been posting humorous flyers in NY seeking information on the "missing" first lady. [Full Article...]

Mueller Raises Specter of Manafort Trying to Induce Perjury

Mueller Raises Specter of Manafort Trying to Induce Perjury Mueller's team claims Manafort has been engaged in a witness tampering, and therefore violated the conditions of his release. In court documents, prosecutors working for the special counsel, Robert S. He has pleaded not guilty to all charges. The day after the Superseding Indictment was made public, Manafort also sent Person D1 a text message on an encrypted application, stating "This is paul"... [Full Article...]

Pedophile who threatened to kill president running for Congress

Pedophile who threatened to kill president running for Congress People prefer when there's an outsider who doesn't have anything to lose and is willing to say what's on a lot of people's minds ", Larson told the Huffington Post . In the manifesto, Larson called Adolf Hitler a "white supremacist hero". Larson said he has only met his daughter once, during a supervised visit with a social worker. [Full Article...]

Pushing the envelope: Why was Kim's letter for Trump so huge

Pushing the envelope: Why was Kim's letter for Trump so huge But it was the large size of the delivery that got many social media users talking. The two countries, eying the first summit between the US and the North after six decades of hostility, have also been holding negotiations in Singapore and the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas. [Full Article...]

China criticizes 'protectionism' after US steel tariff hike

China criticizes 'protectionism' after US steel tariff hike USA and Chinese negotiators wrapped up their latest round of trade talks without a settlement, with Beijing saying it won't abide by any deal if Washington goes ahead with threatened tariffs. China voiced regret over the European Union's decision to lodge an intellectual property rights complaint at the World Trade Organization, just as Beijing is embroiled in a similar dispute with Washington... [Full Article...]

Sessions: DOJ Is 'Pleased' At Supreme Court's 'Masterpiece Cakeshop' Ruling

Sessions: DOJ Is 'Pleased' At Supreme Court's 'Masterpiece Cakeshop' Ruling Phillips refused his services when told it was for a same-sex couple. After Phillips refused to make a cake for Charlie Craig and David Mullins in 2012, the gay couple filed a complaint with the Commission. "We are pleased with today's Supreme Court decision". The ACLU said the baker was advocating for a "license to discriminate" that could have broad repercussions beyond gay rights. [Full Article...]

Anti-nuclear group offers to foot summit bill for N. Korea's Kim

Anti-nuclear group offers to foot summit bill for N. Korea's Kim Those moves compelled Trump to temporarily cancel the summit , set for June 12 in Singapore , and prompted a diplomatic whirlwind as officials from both North and South Korea scrambled to get the summit back on track. "I am struggling to figure it out and trying to put aside my Western bias and look at from Kim Jong-un's perspective", Mr Maxwell was quoted as saying. [Full Article...]

Canada mulls aid for steel, aluminum industry after USA tariffs

Canada mulls aid for steel, aluminum industry after USA tariffs Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement that the tariffs were "imposed under a false pretext of safeguarding USA national security". about their concern over the effect of new United States sanctions on Iran for European companies that want to trade with both nations. USA and Canada have been intertwined for the better part of a century with business and workers moving ... [Full Article...]

Catalonia’s new separatist government sworn in

Catalonia’s new separatist government sworn in Mr. Torra later called for talks with Spain's new Prime Minister. It took several tense months after the snap elections for the Catalan nationalists to finally get approval for a new regional government, after several failed attempts when Madrid barred jailed candidates or those in self-imposed exile, such as former regional leader Carles Puigdemont, from office. [Full Article...]

Suspect in slaying of Tennessee deputy captured after manhunt

Suspect in slaying of Tennessee deputy captured after manhunt Wiggins was already wanted on several charges after he allegedly assaulted a woman and made off with her vehicle, the Kingston Springs Police Department said. "His service and dedication.to his country and community will always be remembered", Bledsoe read. TBI spokeswoman Susan Niland said Wiggins was transported to a hospital in Dickson where he will be treated, released and then booked into t... [Full Article...]

Facebook Disputes Report It Grants Phone Makers Deep Data Access

Archibong said the rise of iOS and Android meant few people rely on the bespoke Facebook experiences these companies used to provide, which is why the company began "winding down" the partnerships in April, having ended 22 so far. "In the furor that followed, Facebook's leaders said that the kind of access exploited by Cambridge in 2014 was cut off by the next year, when Facebook prohibited develo... [Full Article...]

Brexit: Northern Ireland to get 'joint UK, EU' status?

Brexit: Northern Ireland to get 'joint UK, EU' status? A 10-mile wide " special economic zone " would be created along the 310-mile border, within which local traders could operate under the Republic's trade rules. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which props up Prime Minister Theresa May's minority government at Westminster, will nearly certainly be opposed to the new proposals, as they have said they will not accept Northern Ireland leavin... [Full Article...]

N Korea Replaces 3 Top Military Officials Ahead of Trump-Kim Summit

N Korea Replaces 3 Top Military Officials Ahead of Trump-Kim Summit USA officials believe there was some dissension in the military about Kim's approaches to South Korea and the United States. "I am going to visit the DPRK and meet HE Kim Jong-un", Assad was quoted saying in the report, using the initials for North Korea's official name and referring to Kim using letters that stand for "his excellency". [Full Article...]

Guatemala volcano: Several dead as Fuego volcano erupts

Guatemala volcano: Several dead as Fuego volcano erupts Richard Fitz-Hugh, a backpacker from Beaconsfield, Bucks, had climbed a neighbouring peak to watch the active Volcan de Fuego (Volcano of Fire) in Guatemala , just hours before it erupted . Ash fell on the Guatemala City area as well as the departments of Sacatepequez, Chimaltenango and Escuintla, which are in south-central Guatemala around the volcano. [Full Article...]

James Mattis warns Beijing over expansion in South China Sea

James Mattis warns Beijing over expansion in South China Sea He Lei, the head of the Chinese delegation to the dialogue, said the islands were Chinese territory and it was "a sovereign and legal right for China to place our army and military weapons there". At the same time, Ng called out China for intensifying its military buildup on reclaimed reefs in the South China Sea. "They don't know what's coming next", Mr. [Full Article...]

North Korea 'military reshuffle' raises eyebrows in Seoul

There were also widespread reports that North Korea helped Syria build a nuclear plant that was destroyed by Israeli bombing in 2007. The South Korean government of liberal President Moon Jae-in has made it a top priority to engage the North in dialogue to resolve decades-old animosity and bring lasting peace, publicly pledging it would never pursue the collapse of its neighbor. [Full Article...]


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