Wednesday June 20-th, 2018

N.Korea's Kim Jong Un makes surprise visit to China N.Korea's Kim Jong Un makes surprise visit to China

The arrival of a train in Beijing has fuelled speculation that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China . Kim Jong Il visited Beijing for the first time in May 2000: six years after coming to power and a month ahead of the first-ever ...

Officers will not be charged in Alton Sterling shooting death Officers will not be charged in Alton Sterling shooting death

Sterling, 37, was shot and killed outside the convenience store by Baton Rouge police. Attorney General Jeff Landry's announcement Tuesday comes almost 11 months after the Justice Department ruled out federal criminal charges in Alton Sterling's...

UK, US planned Russian diplomats expulsion in advance - Envoy UK, US planned Russian diplomats expulsion in advance - Envoy

Officials said that 48 "known intelligence officers" posted to the United States and 12 more at the Russian mission to the United Nations now have seven days to leave the country. Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said from the scene that 13 pe...

New Zealand says it can't find Russian spies to expel New Zealand says it can't find Russian spies to expel

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop issued a joint statement on the move to expel the diplomats. All countries spy and most if not all send spies overseas disguised as diplomats — including the U.S. The 60 people expel...

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels seven Russian diplomats over ex-spy attack North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels seven Russian diplomats over ex-spy attack

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has also denied accreditation to three more Russian diplomats, bringing the total number of positions available down from 30 to 20. "Two Russian diplomats identified as undeclared intelligence officers will be exp...

Trump reportedly wants to bring back top aide accused of domestic abuse Trump reportedly wants to bring back top aide accused of domestic abuse

Porter's departure came after the Daily Mail published a story in February where two of his former wives said he was violent with him. Sources told the Times that Trump considers Porter to be one of those people. Trump stressed that Porter deni...

Trump Grabs Highest Approval Mark Since April '17 — CNN Poll Trump Grabs Highest Approval Mark Since April '17 — CNN Poll

With a robust USA economy, polls show that President Donald Trump's approval ratings are on the upswing, even as a majority of Americans still disapprove of his 14-month White House tenure. The CNN poll also found that 47 per cent believe the Pre...

Paul Ryan denies rumor that he'll step down as House Speaker Paul Ryan denies rumor that he'll step down as House Speaker

Steve Scalise , a Louisiana Republican who now serves as majority whip, would replace him. Representative Mark Amodei told Nevada Newsmakers on that Ryan is getting ready to resign in the next 30 to 60 days and he will be replaced by Representa...

Jared Kushner's Meetings Under Investigation By White House Jared Kushner's Meetings Under Investigation By White House

A Democratic lawmaker raised questions about the propriety of the decision by Trump's son-in-law to meet in his capacity as a senior White House aide with executives from companies that later provided loans to Kushner Companies. In one case cited b...

Parliament Budget Session: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon Parliament Budget Session: Lok Sabha adjourned till 12 noon

To this, Azad said the House should function. As soon as the House was adjourned for the day, Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad was heard urging members not to leave the House and remain seated. Making a brief intervention, Parliamentary Affa...

Fireman killed in blaze on Bruce Willis movie set Fireman killed in blaze on Bruce Willis movie set

Crew members began assembling sets inside the building for Motherless Brooklyn about two weeks ago. Firefighters arrived shortly before 11 p.m., but the fire spread quickly, an FDNY spokesperson told the NY Daily News . The film, which is sch...

Women's Tennis: Tribe falls to Owls, bounces back to beat Princeton Women's Tennis: Tribe falls to Owls, bounces back to beat Princeton

Sophomore Sophia Haleas then won, 6-3, 6-4, at the No. 6 spot against freshman Eimear Maher. Continuing where they finished last semester, the women's tennis team began their spring season with two massive victories over Rider University, 8-1, an...

March for Our Lives: The moments that made up a movement March for Our Lives: The moments that made up a movement

Just a week after the a gunman armed with an assault-style rifle attacked their South Florida high school on February 14 and killed 17 people , a phony video claiming that survivor David Hogg was an actor reached No. March For Our Lives Rally ...

Pakistan TV channel hires first transgender newscaster, Maavia Malik Pakistan TV channel hires first transgender newscaster, Maavia Malik

Commenting on the job at Kohenoor News and the experience so far, Malik said that she applied when positions were advertised, whereby she came in for an interview over three months ago and was hired the same day. As per reports, Kohenoor TV's owner J...

Former Radio Jockey slashed to death in Kerala Former Radio Jockey slashed to death in Kerala

The deceased, Rajesh (34), was a former RJ with a private FM channel and also a folk singer. When he was sitting with Kuttan in his sound recording studio, four unidentified men arrived in a red swift auto and attacked Rajesh and Kuttan using sharp w...

Amit Shah's gaffe on 'most corrupt' leaves Yeddyurappa redfaced

While several politicians and journalists questioned the tweet , which was removed, Malviya said that he had taken the information from a ticker on Times Now. @BSYBJP is the most corrupt!" she tweeted. "Now that the BJP IT cell has announced Karnata...

Russia's Putin says 'criminal negligence' behind shopping mall fire Russia's Putin says 'criminal negligence' behind shopping mall fire

Relatives of the victims say they have compiled a list of 85 people, majority children, who are still missing. These are not armed hostilities. "What is happening here - this was not a combat situation, not an unexpected methane outburst in a mine....

Supreme Court rules against khap panchayats' meddling in marriages Supreme Court rules against khap panchayats' meddling in marriages

Khanwilkar and Justice D.Y. Chandrachud laid down remedial and preventive measures that would operate till a statutory framework to deal with such instances was put in place. He also referred to provisions in Hindu marriage law which prohibit union b...

Akie Abe accused in land sale scandal Akie Abe accused in land sale scandal

The scandal revolves around the 2016 cut-price sale of state-owned land to nationalist school operator Moritomo Gakuen which claims ties to Mr Abe and his wife Akie. Political commentator Kichiya Kobayashi echoed Tsujimoto's view and said Abe's popul...

John Bolton is no warmonger John Bolton is no warmonger

And when it comes to the detail of the narratives he weaves, John Bolton is a man who likes to set the story and then accumulate any facts and pseudo facts that support it while ignoring all those facts that play against it. The revolving door in...

How US-China trade uncertainty could affect markets How US-China trade uncertainty could affect markets

Businesspeople have appealed for a quick settlement after Beijing on Friday announced a $3billion list of USA goods targeted for possible retaliation for President Donald Trump's tariff hike on steel and aluminum imports. ANALYST TAKE: "The decis...

Evidence collected from Cambridge Analytica HQ following search

The social media site is also facing new questions about collecting phone numbers and text messages from Android devices. Encourage people to manage the apps they use: We already show people what apps their accounts are connected to and control w...

Trump administration to reinstate census question about citizenship Trump administration to reinstate census question about citizenship

Department of Commerce said in a statement. "On December 12, 2017, DOJ requested that the Census Bureau reinstate a citizenship question on the decennial census to provide census block level citizenship voting age population (CVAP) data that is not...

Maryland school gunman shot himself in head: Sheriff Maryland school gunman shot himself in head: Sheriff

A funeral will be held Friday for the victim of a shooting at a southern Maryland high school last week. Rollins then turned a corner and passed several classrooms before the confrontation with the school resource officer, which occurred about thre...

Children among 64 people killed in Siberian mall fire

President Vladimir Putin sent his condolences to the relatives of the victims and all those affected by the fire . The Investigative Committee said the roof collapsed in two theatres of the cinema in the blaze, which erupted at around four pm ...

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