Wednesday June 20-th, 2018

P.E.I. premier supports Trudeau trade retaliation P.E.I. premier supports Trudeau trade retaliation

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Sunday that "Canada does not believe that ad hominem attacks are a particularly appropriate or useful way to conduct our relations with other countries". Trudeau said that if Trump insisted on sla...

UN Chief Concerned Over Air Attacks In Syria's Idlib UN Chief Concerned Over Air Attacks In Syria's Idlib

The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also confirmed the attack, saying, "The overnight attack on al-Foua and Kefraya was the fiercest in three years". Panos Moumtzis, the United Nations humanitarian coordinator on the Syria crisis, att...

After Trump trade spat, UK's May warns against unilateral action After Trump trade spat, UK's May warns against unilateral action

The US president was rebuffed on this request, with the other leaders explaining, and rightly so, that the cause for the "expulsion" of Russian Federation was due to its invasion, occupation and annexation of Crimea in 2014. While making no direct cr...

Wire transfer scam: Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 74 in US, Nigeria, other countries Wire transfer scam: Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests 74 in US, Nigeria, other countries

The FBI announced 74 arrests on Monday (June 11), as part of a global law enforcement operation aimed at disrupting worldwide business e-mail compromise schemes that are created to intercept and hijack wire transfers. The criminals will trick peopl...

North Korea meets America's Fire and Fury with Art of the Deal North Korea meets America's Fire and Fury with Art of the Deal

Of the 35,000 Americans who died on the Korean peninsula during the Korean War, 7,700 have not been accounted for. A spokesperson for U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) on Tuesday denied receiving any instructions yet as to the official nature of Trump's...

Woman looks for 50 relatives buried by volcano Woman looks for 50 relatives buried by volcano

In two of the canyons where flows have accumulated, columns of ash rose as high as 6,000 metres, according to a Friday morning statement from Guatemala's volcanic institute. Without the necessary equipment, residents have been forced to use their h...

Government wins Brexit bill vote after concessions

The debate, which lasted for almost three hours, was split down the usual non-partisan lines that have emerged as a result of Brexit, with the likes of Labour's Kate Hoey and John Mann saying they would back the Conservative government, while Tories ...

Trump contradicts US military stance on Korea war games

The statement comes on the heels of Trump slamming Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as dishonest and weak while instructing his advisors to back out of a joint statement he had agreed to with USA allies at the G-7 summit. In his view, prepa...

Americans are thanking Canada to show their support for Trudeau Americans are thanking Canada to show their support for Trudeau

Bruce Heyman, the former U.S. Ambassador to Canada, on Monday slammed Donald Trump's treatment of Justin Trudeau , and Canada in general, demanding the president apologize for his surrogate's claim there's a "special place in hell" for people ...

Greece and Macedonia confirm 'historic' name deal Greece and Macedonia confirm 'historic' name deal

Previous comments from the Macedonian side have indicated that solutions could involve adding a modifier to the country's official name, such as "Upper" or "Northern" to satisfy Athens , although nationalists in Macedonian have opposed such concessi...

Assault on Yemen's Hodeidah Port could Cost 250000 Lives Assault on Yemen's Hodeidah Port could Cost 250000 Lives

The Yemen civil war, now in its fourth year, is a multilayered conflict in which a Saudi-led coalition is battling to defeat a Houthi resistance and restore the UN-recognised government to the capital, Sana'a. The conflict pits the Iran-aligned Hou...

FBI Agent To Face Charges In Shooting At LoDo Nightclub

Chase Bishop, 29, is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday morning and has been booked into the Downtown Denver Detention Center, per the jail records . The FBI declined comment on the matter Tuesday "in order to preserve the integrity of the ong...

Prime Minister hit by dramatic resignation as MPs debate Brexit

MPs in the House of Commons will vote on a raft of amendments produced by the House of Lords, including one at around 3 p.m. GMT (8.30 p.m. IST) that would give parliament an effective veto over Brexit. The upshot of the shift may well be as dramatic...

Tennessee woman arrested for driving with kids in dog kennel Tennessee woman arrested for driving with kids in dog kennel

Charged with two counts of child endangerment was 62 year old woman, Leimome Cheeks . "For them to be in the hot auto like that in cages is sad", neighbor Nikita Blake told WREG . "For them to be in the hot vehicle like that in cages is sad". I...

Syrian President Assad denies that Russian Federation is making decisions for him Syrian President Assad denies that Russian Federation is making decisions for him

Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah has also fought alongside the military of President Bashar Al-Assad ever since an uprising against his family's decades-long rule slid into a civil war that has raged for some seven years. According to a report by the Wa...

What the Trump-Kim Negotiations Might Look Like, Simulated (HBO) What the Trump-Kim Negotiations Might Look Like, Simulated (HBO)

With a handshake that lasted for about 13 seconds, North Korea's Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump on Tuesday scripted history during the first-ever and much-awaited meeting between the two countries. The U.S. president had said in a press ...

Puerto Rican Day Parade displays post|hurricane pride Puerto Rican Day Parade displays post|hurricane pride

There will be floats, musicians and brightly colored costumes when the Puerto Rican Day Parade makes its way along Fifth Avenue this Sunday, as there always are. Those watching the parade in person saw that in the marching contingents, including on...

United Kingdom minister resigns, plans to rebel over parliament's Brexit role

Theresa May's government gives in to Tory rebels in order to avoid a major defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill . "The government have conceded that this is necessary and I expect to see a new amendment to cover this situation soon". Well what the Re...

Trump’s vow to end military drills with Seoul stuns a region Trump’s vow to end military drills with Seoul stuns a region

Colonel Rob Manning, another spokesperson, said: "We are going to be aligned with the president", while noting that the readiness of U.S. forces would remain "paramout". -South Korean military exercises "provocative". The president said he and Kim ...

Ivanka Trump Mocked By Asians Everywhere For Tweeting 'Chinese Proverb'

But digital sleuths in the U.S. and China said there is no evidence such a pearl of wisdom originated in China. Some suggested classic idioms like " A true gentleman should keep silent while watching a chess game ". In 2013, Ivanka Trump made a...

White House Pays People To Tape Documents Trump Rips Apart White House Pays People To Tape Documents Trump Rips Apart

However, Trump could not be deterred from tearing apart papers and throwing the pieces into the bin after he had finished with them, or worse, onto the floor. Lartey did not work alone. According to Politico , White House staffers had the torn doc...

ZTE in jeopardy again as Senate defies Trump with potential new ban ZTE in jeopardy again as Senate defies Trump with potential new ban

According to the Wall Street Journal , a group of GOP Senators has added an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would make it against the law for ZTE to obtain supplies from US companies. While the settlement announced Monda...

Minor explosion at Hawaii volcano spews more ash into the air Minor explosion at Hawaii volcano spews more ash into the air

It was flowing north and then east toward a community the lava wiped out last week. Fissure 8 continues to produce a large channelized flow that is entering the ocean at Kapoho Bay and producing a large laze plume, civil defense reported Sunday m...

David Davis says parliament vote can not reverse Brexit

Earlier on Tuesday Brexit Minister David Davis issued a warning to parliament over the possibility of rejecting the government's compromise on the "meaningful vote" and backing the House of Lords amendment. It is thought that both the government an...

Facing off with Trump, Trudeau dons the cape of 'Captain Canada' Facing off with Trump, Trudeau dons the cape of 'Captain Canada'

Combine that scenario with the growing "boycott American goods" movement that is developing among G7 nations and there is a real possibility that Trump's tariff tirade could actually send the American economy into recession. Canadian politicians of a...

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