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Tory MP discusses her own abortion in Commons Northern Ireland debate

Tory MP discusses her own abortion in Commons Northern Ireland debate Precious Life is urging pro-lifers in Northern Ireland to contact their MPs and impress upon them that this issue should not be decided in the London-based parliament but rather, by Northern Ireland's Stormont Assembly. Submissions were also made at the Supreme Court by a number of bodies, including seven of the UK's leading reproductive rights organisations, Humanists UK, Bishops of the Roman ... [Full Article...]

U.S. police arrest soldier after stolen armoured vehicle chase

U.S. police arrest soldier after stolen armoured vehicle chase The vehicle wasn't equipped with any weapons, but Yabut had his personal weapon with him without any ammunition, the Guard said . NBC12 reported that the driver surrendered to police after a chase that sparked surprise and alarm among social media users in Richmond. [Full Article...]

Singapore to restrict airspace during U.S.-North Korea summit

The designated Special Zone. Mr Kim's sudden turn to statecraft at the height of tensions is straight out of a North Korean playbook that goes back decades, analysts say, but Mr Trump's spontaneity has allowed it to have an unprecedented impact on the field of diplomacy. [Full Article...]

Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi

Israeli troops shoot dead relative of Ahed Tamimi Responding to her comments, Mr Netanyahu said the problems in Gaza were "rooted in the fundamental goal of Hamas to destroy Israel". The IDF confirmed that soldiers were indeed firing - but not at the terror-supporting volunteer nurse as she was tending to injured Gazans who were attempting to damage the security fence east of Khan Younis. [Full Article...]

US embassy pulls more China staff over mystery illness

US embassy pulls more China staff over mystery illness A U.S. official said the evacuated Americans are being brought for testing to the University of Pennsylvania. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced the creation of a special task force to investigate the incidents. personnel in Cuba. The illnesses in China have broadened a medical mystery that started in 2016, when U.S. Embassy employees and their family members began falling ill ... [Full Article...]

Former US intelligence officer arrested for allegedly spying for China

Former US intelligence officer arrested for allegedly spying for China Hansen appeared before a magistrate judge in Seattle on Monday, and is charged in a 15-count complaint. Jerry Chun Shing Lee , 53, was arrested at Kennedy International Airport in NY in January, capping an intense Federal Bureau of Investigation mole hunt that began around 2012, after the Central Intelligence Agency began losing its informants in China . [Full Article...]

Trump Welcomes Muslims to Iftar Dinner at White House

Trump Welcomes Muslims to Iftar Dinner at White House President Donald Trump will host an iftar dinner on Wednesday to celebrate the month of Ramadan, a White House official told Politico . "To each of you and to the Muslims around the world, Ramadan Mubarak", Trump said, during remarks at the dinner, extending the Ramadan greeting shared by Muslims. [Full Article...]

U.S. renews call for OAS to suspend Venezuela

U.S. renews call for OAS to suspend Venezuela U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo repeated Pence's demand in his remarks at the general assembly earlier on Monday, and also urged the group "to apply additional pressure on the Maduro regime, including sanctions and further diplomatic isolation". [Full Article...]

Chinese tourist, 54, declared dead after bus crash in eastern Ontario

Chinese tourist, 54, declared dead after bus crash in eastern Ontario Update: The westbound lanes have now reopened on Highway 401 near Prescott following the bus crash investigation by the OPP. OPP said the tour bus was carrying 37 tourists at the time, all from China. The Ornge air ambulance service said it was responding to the scene, which is about 95 kilometres south of Ottawa. "As we wait to hear more about the situation, our thoughts are with everyone hurt ... [Full Article...]

Taiwan: US Urges China to Account for Massacre in Beijing's Tiananmen Square

Taiwan: US Urges China to Account for Massacre in Beijing's Tiananmen Square June 4, 1989 turned into far more than a stroke of bad luck for student protestors in Beijing . Hundreds - by some estimates more than a thousand - were killed. Following Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He's talks with Mr Ross, China referred instead to a consensus reached last month in Washington, when Beijing agreed to increase significantly its purchases of American goods and services. [Full Article...]

Number of U.S. diplomats in China hit by mystery illness

State Department officials said that a medical team flown into China is testing other employees and their family members for related symptoms. "As a result of the screening process so far, the department has sent a number of individuals for further evaluation and a comprehensive assessment of their symptoms and findings in the United States", Nauert said. [Full Article...]

Officers in violent Wildwood arrest video will not face charges

Officers in violent Wildwood arrest video will not face charges She says she is upset over what people have been saying about her. "I'm not this person that they're out here trying to make me seem like", Weinman said. She faces charges of aggravated assault on a police officer, aggravated assault by spitting bodily fluids at/on a police officer, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, obstruction and possession of alcohol by a minor. [Full Article...]

First Saudi women get driving license

First Saudi women get driving license People voiced their joy on social media as many posted photos of the newly-issued women's driving licenses. "The Saudi Arabian authorities' endless harassment of women's rights activists is entirely unjustifiable, and the world must not remain silent on the repression of human rights defenders in the country", Samah Hadid, Amnesty International's Middle East director of campaigns, said l... [Full Article...]

Kim summit: Abe heads to United States amid surge of diplomacy

Kim summit: Abe heads to United States amid surge of diplomacy Trump had canceled the now-rescheduled June 12 meeting with Kim after statements from North Korea in May that called US Vice President Mike Pence a "political dummy" and said Pyongyang was ready for a nuclear showdown with Washington if dialogue failed. [Full Article...]

United Nations says world choking on plastic as environmental crisis grows

United Nations says world choking on plastic as environmental crisis grows Because of the huge amount of plastic pollution in the world's seas, lakes and rivers, the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) has made the theme for this year's World Environment Day on 5 June " Beat Plastic Pollution ". Its slogan is "refuse what you can't re-use". He said that Egypt consumes 12 billion tons of single-use plastic bags annually, at a cost of LE 2 billion, adding that the agen... [Full Article...]

Dennis Rodman will be in Singapore for USA-North Korea summit

Dennis Rodman will be in Singapore for USA-North Korea summit He said the tough line forced the North Korean leader to soften his stance. According to Singapore's leading English daily, NHK, Japan's national public broadcaster, is expected to send about 100 people, including correspondents from around the world, while the BBC is said to be sending about 80 journalists. [Full Article...]

US judge slammed for Brock Turner rape sentence removed by voters

US judge slammed for Brock Turner rape sentence removed by voters Recall supporters from around the country poured hundreds of thousands of dollars into the effort to oust Persky, furious with the lenient sentence handed down to Turner. Two women ran in a separate election to replace Persky in the event of his successful recall, with Cindy Seeley Hendrickson - who Dauber's campaign endorsed - emerging victorious. [Full Article...]

Calm On Border, No Fresh Cross Firing Along IB In Jammu

Calm On Border, No Fresh Cross Firing Along IB In Jammu On Sunday, shooters deployed by the Pakistani rangers in their forward posts had targeted BSF jawans from a very close range before puncturing their head and chest along the global border in Akhnoor sector of Jammu frontier. "I think the time has come we should teach Pakistan a lesson for its misadventures". The firing by BSF was done in retaliation after Pakistani forces resorted to open fi... [Full Article...]

Woman accused of fatal hit-and-run at field due in court

Woman accused of fatal hit-and-run at field due in court Witnesses said the West Newfield man who was a veteran and a grandfather was "pushing children out of the way (Friday night) and trying to close a gate as the auto came barreling toward him". The Portland Press Herald reported on the tragic story on Sunday . That's where Parkhurst was, along with several children. "I feel that I've been vindicated", she said. [Full Article...]

DOJ Appeals Ruling On Trump's Twitter Blocking

DOJ Appeals Ruling On Trump's Twitter Blocking The appeal was filed on behalf of Trump and Dan Scavino, White House social media director. "We're pleased that the White House unblocked our clients from the president's Twitter account but disappointed that the government intends to appeal the district court's thoughtful and well-supported ruling", said Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Colum... [Full Article...]


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