Tuesday June 19-th, 2018

Britain Expels Russian Diplomats Over Poisoning, But Lacks Proof Russia Did It Britain Expels Russian Diplomats Over Poisoning, But Lacks Proof Russia Did It

The Foreign Office has called for an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council to update members on the investigation. "There is no alternative conclusion other than that the Russian state was culpable for the attempted murder of Skripa...

The US backs Britain over Russian Federation spy poisoning The US backs Britain over Russian Federation spy poisoning

Russia has denied any involvement, cast Britain as a post-colonial power unsettled by Brexit, and even suggested London fabricated the attack in an attempt to whip up anti-Russian hysteria. Skripal, a former agent of the GRU, Russia's military intell...

Interior Secretary Criticized for Saying 'Konnichiwa' After Hearing Story of Japanese Internment Interior Secretary Criticized for Saying 'Konnichiwa' After Hearing Story of Japanese Internment

After a pause of her own, Hanabusa reminded the Interior secretary that the term he'd used was premature. "I think it's still "ohayo gozaimasu", but that's OK", Hanabusa responded, using the Japanese phrase for "good morning". Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hi...

Clifford (aka Daniels) v. Trump et al Clifford (aka Daniels) v. Trump et al

Daniels, who was born as Stephanie Clifford, was furious, as she should be, when she found out that Cohen - unlike her - had violated the agreement by confessing he paid her $130,000 out of his own pocket . The agreement was signed in October 2016, ...

Bad sausage: Namibia records first case of Listeriosis Bad sausage: Namibia records first case of Listeriosis

Bernard Haufiku told Namibia's parliament the victim was a 41-year-old man who was fighting for his life in hospital in the capital of the southern African nation. "Please do not consume any of these products from South Africa", he said. Motsoale...

Islam doesn't belong to Germany, interior minister says Islam doesn't belong to Germany, interior minister says

The statements come after Merkel's conservatives, and their coalition allies - the Social Democrats - lost ground to the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party in elections previous year. Seehofer's comments are likely to prove divisive...

Russia Intends To Expel UK Diplomats In Tit-For-Tat Response

UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday announced a series of measures against Russian Federation over its failure to respond to demands to explain how a military grade nerve agent was used in the attack. Alexander Shulgin, Russia's envoy at...

14-year-old Kan. girl jailed for alleged school threat 14-year-old Kan. girl jailed for alleged school threat

Eyewitness News obtained a screenshot of the threat from a concerned viewer. "The student was dealt with swiftly by school administrators who immediately notified us". Students said they were not permitted to leave the school during the time officers...

US Sanctions Russians for Election Meddling, Joins Condemnation of Nerve Agent Attack US Sanctions Russians for Election Meddling, Joins Condemnation of Nerve Agent Attack

But he pivoted to give a caveat: "As soon as we get the facts straight, if we agree with them, we will condemn Russian Federation or whoever it may be". The diplomat added that the Russian Foreign Ministry had taken a number of steps to settle the is...

Japan's Abe: NKorea must take real steps to denuclearization Japan's Abe: NKorea must take real steps to denuclearization

However, there are worries that Japan's interests may be sidelined by concerns over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. "We wish to make progress on our efforts to reach a comprehensive resolution of the nuclear, missile, and abduction (of Jap...

NCAA Tournament Seton Hall Pirates vs NC State Wolfpack Start Time, Odds NCAA Tournament Seton Hall Pirates vs NC State Wolfpack Start Time, Odds

Having played in three NCAA tournaments for Baylor before coming to N.C. State as a graduate transfer, Freeman made 12 of 18 shots, including six 3-pointers, to lead the Wolfpack, which made only 40 percent of its second-half shots. "I think it was...

Donald Trump Looks at Wall Prototypes in California, Attacks Gov. Jerry Brown Donald Trump Looks at Wall Prototypes in California, Attacks Gov. Jerry Brown

Instead of a border wall, Trump should be building walls to house senior citizens and students, he said. "We're going to the wall. Maybe more than that". Army veteran Mark Prieto, 48, shook his head as he walked by the protest. "People are so n...

N Korean Foreign Minister arrives in Sweden; 'Trump-Kim' talks on agenda N Korean Foreign Minister arrives in Sweden; 'Trump-Kim' talks on agenda

It is up the parties to decide how to move forward", Wallstrom told Swedish media in parliament on Friday. "We are hoping that if we can use our role and also our contacts, then we will put them to the best use". "Abe told Moon that North Korea h...

Trump's 'Space Force' confounds some, thrills others on Capitol Hill Trump's 'Space Force' confounds some, thrills others on Capitol Hill

Speaking to Marines on Tuesday, Trump proposed creating what he termed a "space force" to counter adversaries in space. "I said , 'Maybe we need a new force". With a lot of money to be thrown around on space assets, it is likely there will be a lo...

Former Zimbabwe President Calls for Reversal of Coup Former Zimbabwe President Calls for Reversal of Coup

Since his fall from power, Mugabe has stayed at his Harare mansion with his wife Grace. He described the new president as "illegal" and "unconstitutional", adding that he would not work with him. In response to a widely-shared image of the two, ZAN...

Federal Bureau of Investigation and DHS blame Russian Federation for cyberattacks on critical United States infrastructure

An industry-government partnership provided potential indicators of compromise for electric companies following Thursday's announcement, said Scott Aaronson, vice president of security and preparedness at the utility trade group Edison Electric Insti...

Statoil Changes Name to Remove `Oil' in Renewable Energy Push Statoil Changes Name to Remove `Oil' in Renewable Energy Push

The name reflects the starting point for equal, equality and equilibrium, and "nor", to signal the company's Norwegian origin, according to Statoil , which is 67 percent controlled by the government. The same webpage also stated that the veterinary ...

SP members flaunt red caps, call it 'alarm bell' for BJP SP members flaunt red caps, call it 'alarm bell' for BJP

The BJP is now blaming "poor voter turnout", "lack of enthusiasm" or "a deal between the Samajwadi Party with Bahujan Samaj Party" for its rout in the two critical seats in Uttar Pradesh . "There was no division of votes and the BJP could not bene...

U.S. punishes Russian Federation over election meddling

The subpoena was delivered within the past few weeks , coming as Mueller appears to be widening his probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov suggested the Trump administration had time...

Tillerson's ouster at State may grant Trump more freedom Tillerson's ouster at State may grant Trump more freedom

Trump and Kim have committed to meeting at a time and place to be determined before the end of May to discuss North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. "White House officials said that - as Tillerson traveled through Africa last week - ...

Beast from the East: More snow and cold weather to hit Beast from the East: More snow and cold weather to hit

The first snowflakes are hitting Scotland this morning with up to eight inches forecast today, before up to two inches falls across eastern England tonight - followed by another four tomorrow and eight on Sunday. "Through the weekend it will probably...

Russian Federation to expand 'black list' of Americans, in retaliation to USA sanctions Russian Federation to expand 'black list' of Americans, in retaliation to USA sanctions

UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday announced a series of measures against Russian Federation over its failure to respond to demands to explain how a military grade nerve agent was used in the attack. Lavrov on Friday accused Britain of vio...

US House sidesteps action on gun control US House sidesteps action on gun control

She told TapInto she was there to support the students. "Enough is enough", the students chanted. "A lot of us are adults already and can vote in the next election - and we will". Most of the students came out in favor of increased gun control ...

The Pennsylvania race is a toss-up. But the narrative is a lock The Pennsylvania race is a toss-up. But the narrative is a lock

Wednesday morning, Lamb's lead stood at 641 votes - out of more than 224,000 votes cast, according to unofficial results. The ultimate victor will face re-election in just eight months, and the congressional district as now shaped will likely van...

No. 1 Villanova faces No. 16 Radford in the East Region No. 1 Villanova faces No. 16 Radford in the East Region

Nearly everybody has a bad loss to somebody. For example, on Friday in the East Region, No. 10 Butler is a 1.5-point favorite over No. 7 Arkansas . That makes for hard brackets , but a potentially really fun tournament. 4 seed that plays Buffalo i...

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