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Putin Blasts Trump for Canceling Summit: Kim ‘Did Everything He Promised'

Putin Blasts Trump for Canceling Summit: Kim ‘Did Everything He Promised' Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron launched a joint defence of the Iranian nuclear deal on Monday but expressed differences on how to move forward as Trump weighs up whether to scrap it. Speaking at the panel, Putin again denied any meddling in the US election in 2016. The Russian leader, who was recently sworn in for the fourth term, mentioned that former President Barack Obama's admi... [Full Article...]

Caught on camera: Man wanted for violently attacking vehicle, passenger with sledgehammer

Caught on camera: Man wanted for violently attacking vehicle, passenger with sledgehammer The SUV driver tried to leave the parking lot, but the passenger fell out of the auto, police said. A risky scene involving a man with a sledgehammer was caught on surveillance cameras in a Philadelphia parking lot. Both vehicles drove away after the road rage incident. The man with the sledgehammer then smashes the SUV's rear window as it drives off. NBC10 reports that the owner of the bu... [Full Article...]

Irish Students Offered Grants to Fly Home and Vote 'Yes' to Abortion

Irish Students Offered Grants to Fly Home and Vote 'Yes' to Abortion About 3.3 million Irish had registered to vote, and many appeared to be returning from overseas to cast ballots. Archaic views on women's rights, LGBT rights, and tribal politics had been a dominating factor in my decision to leave Belfast in the first place and I had always been resolute in my support of reproductive rights. [Full Article...]

Hurricane Outlook: NOAA predicts 5 to 9 hurricanes this year

Hurricane Outlook: NOAA predicts 5 to 9 hurricanes this year Based on long-range model solutions of these ocean patterns, there have been various forecasts put forward on what the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season may hold. "There's going to be a fair amount of activity this year", Bell said. Mark Wool, the warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service's Tallahassee office, said the system is forecast to make landfall somewhere in ... [Full Article...]

Russian spy poisoning: Yulia Skripal hopes to return to Russia

Russian spy poisoning: Yulia Skripal hopes to return to Russia The Kremlin said on Thursday it was skeptical about Yulia Skripal's first media appearance since she and her father Sergei were poisoned by a nerve agent in England, saying it was unclear if she had been talking of her own free will. "We have no grounds to trust this and to believe in it", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on a conference call on Thursday when asked about Yulia Sk... [Full Article...]

Tropical Cyclone Mekunu (23 May) — Desert Locust Alert

Tropical Cyclone Mekunu (23 May) — Desert Locust Alert On Friday night, Cyclone Mekunu struck the second largest city of Salalah in Dhofar province with torrential rains and high tides. However, the identities of the rescued men were not immediately known. Three Asians who were wounded by the cyclone were rescued. Civil defence said it had evacuated 10,000 people from schools and government buildings, mainly in the city of Salalah which has ... [Full Article...]

Iran has not violated nuclear deal, staying within restrictions: IAEA report

Iran has not violated nuclear deal, staying within restrictions: IAEA report Nations that remain in the deal - Britain, China , France , Germany and Russian Federation - held a formal meeting on Friday without the United States for the first time since Trump's announcement, but diplomats saw limited scope for salvaging the agreement. [Full Article...]

US warns Syria of firm action for ceasefire violations

US warns Syria of firm action for ceasefire violations The US and Israel view Iran's extensive military presence in Syria as a threat to Israel and have threatened action. Syrian state media reported the overnight air raid in an area where both sides have been battling holdout jihadists, but said it only caused material damage. [Full Article...]

Death toll from south India protests rises to 13

Death toll from south India protests rises to 13 The Ministry of Home Affairs has also sought a detailed report on the sequence of events and circumstances that led to the police firing at protesters outside Sterlite Industries on May 22. "The Chief Minister should own up moral responsibility for the deaths and step down". "It is with great sorrow and regret that we witnessed yesterday's (Tuesday) incidents around the protest at Tuticorin... [Full Article...]

Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero The shooting, by CNN's count, was the 23rd in the United States this year and comes just a week after a high school student in Santa Fe, Texas, shot and killed eight classmates and two teachers. Police said they arrested the shooter and said the "situation resolved fairly quickly", but did not confirm the accounts of Seaman's reaction or details about how they arrested the shooter. [Full Article...]

Ireland votes to legalise abortion in landslide ‘Yes’ victory: exit polls

Ireland votes to legalise abortion in landslide ‘Yes’ victory: exit polls The Irish Times and RTE television exit polls suggest the Irish people have voted overwhelmingly to repeal a 1983 constitutional amendment that requires authorities to treat a fetus and its mother as equals under the law. Picture: PAPrime Minister Leo Varadkar speaks to the media after casting his vote. Ireland legalized divorce by a razor-thin majority only in 1995, but became the firs... [Full Article...]

Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; watches issued for U.S., Mexico, Cuba

Subtropical Storm Alberto forms; watches issued for U.S., Mexico, Cuba This will likely begin Sunday afternoon and last through Tuesday , something the 4 Warn Storm Team will continue to watch. It is expected to strengthen over the next 48 hours as it heads to the Gulf of Mexico. This broad surface low-pressure system is battling some high wind shear and interacting with land, most of the convection associated with this system is to the east of the center. [Full Article...]

Milwaukee Police Release Bodycam Video of Arrest & Tasing of NBA's Sterling Brown

Milwaukee Police Release Bodycam Video of Arrest & Tasing of NBA's Sterling Brown The newly released footage showed how a simple interaction over an illegally parked auto quickly escalated. While Chief Morales says efforts to improve the relationship are a priority, the video's release will likely make that more challenging. [Full Article...]

Ireland Votes Yes to Repeal Anti-Abortion Amendment

Ireland Votes Yes to Repeal Anti-Abortion Amendment Those taking part in the referendum were asked whether they wanted to repeal or retain a part of the constitution known as the Eighth Amendment, which says an unborn child has the same right to life as a pregnant woman. Met Eireann predicts a largely sunny day across the whole country, with just a few showers. "Women and girls should not be made into healthcare refugees when they are in a time o... [Full Article...]

Lava flow closes in on Hawaii power plant

Lava flow closes in on Hawaii power plant Scientists say the methane can seep through cracks several feet away from the lava . Several fissures, or cracks in the ground, are pumping out lava that's threatening a local geothermal plant. The volcano has been in almost continuous eruption since 1983. Meantime, Kilauea's summit has continued to send up frequent ash emissions, with one plume rising more than 1 mile into the sky Wednesda... [Full Article...]

Trump orders Commerce Department to examine tariffs on auto imports

Trump orders Commerce Department to examine tariffs on auto imports Asked if the measures would hit Mexico and Canada, a Mexican source close to the NAFTA talks said: "That probably is going to be the next battle". "When [Mr. German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said the European Union should be united in its response to the threat of USA tariffs. Under the trade pact, a six-month withdrawal notice is required. [Full Article...]

Watch SpaceX launch the GRACE-FO and Iridium NEXT satellites here

Watch SpaceX launch the GRACE-FO and Iridium NEXT satellites here A few minutes after liftoff, the Falcon 9 first stage (incidentally, the one that launched the lost Zuma satellite in January) will detach and burn up. The payload included two NASA GRACE-FO satellites. Then the lower, leading satellite will be raised into the same orbit as the higher, trailing satellite. [Full Article...]

Subtropical Storm Alberto is first named tropical weather system of 2018

Subtropical Storm Alberto is first named tropical weather system of 2018 A tropical storm watch went up for the north-central Gulf Coast on Friday as Subtropical Storm Alberto meandered across the northwest Caribbean Sea before an anticipated march toward the northern Gulf Coast. Parts of Florida , Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana have already seen heavy rain this week, and further deluges could leave those areas vulnerable to flash flooding and river flood... [Full Article...]

Judge sides with parents, boots adult son from NY home

Judge sides with parents, boots adult son from NY home Mark and Christina Rotondo sued to evict their adult son, who moved back in with them 8 years ago after losing a job. "We will take whatever actions are necessary". "I'm granting the eviction. I don't think trying to destroy somebody is tough love". Mr and Mrs Rotondo filed their case with the Onondaga County Supreme Court , near Syracuse, New York on 7 May, after months of unsuccessfully ur... [Full Article...]

Ayatollah Khamenei sets seven conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal

Ayatollah Khamenei sets seven conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal Ayatollah Khamenei added Iran has the right to resume its restricted nuclear activities if the Europeans failed to meet the Islamic Republic's demands. "We were always told there is a Plan B", the official said. He added that Tehran would decide within the next few weeks whether to stay in the accord. [Full Article...]


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