Thursday August 16-th, 2018

Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe discuss Kuril Islands, peace treaty Vladimir Putin and Shinzo Abe discuss Kuril Islands, peace treaty

He could do the same in 2024, and then return to the presidency. "I do not see [any threat] and I do not think that they would do it", Russian Deputy Finance Minister Sergei Storchak said on the sidelines of the St. "This is now my second term in a...

The world reacts to Ireland’s historic referendum vote to overturn abortion ban The world reacts to Ireland’s historic referendum vote to overturn abortion ban

With results declared in just over half of the 40 voting constituencies, 67 percent backed the proposal. In some areas, turnout was 70 percent. "Today is an historic day for Ireland". The large crowd cheered Varadkar as he took to the stage to than...

Exit poll says Ireland has voted to liberalise its abortion laws Exit poll says Ireland has voted to liberalise its abortion laws

More than 66 percent of voters in what has been a traditionally staunchly Catholic country backed repealing the constitutional ban on terminations, triggering scenes of tearful jubilation in Dublin on Saturday after a divisive and often emotional c...

Kim remains skeptical about Washington’s security pledge upon de-nuclearization - Moon Kim remains skeptical about Washington’s security pledge upon de-nuclearization - Moon

Moon said Kim described the Singapore summit as a landmark opportunity to end decades of confrontation. The story points out that Jong-un's decision to react in a conciliatory way to Trump's abrupt cancelation of the June 12 summit in Singapore .

Storm Alberto: Florida and MS declare states of emergency Storm Alberto: Florida and MS declare states of emergency

The State Emergency Operation Center urged residents to take the storm seriously. The latest advisory has Alberto with winds of 40 miles per hour. A tropical storm warning has been issued for the west coast of the Florida peninsula from Bonita ...

Oman prepares for the worst, as Cyclone Mekunu intensifies Oman prepares for the worst, as Cyclone Mekunu intensifies

The UAE was a key member of the Saudi-led coalition that has been waging a deadly war on Yemen since March 2015, but divisions have emerged in the face of clashing vested interests. Civil defence authorities said they had set up 65 shelter centres in...

Classified collusion briefing features top lawmakers, Federal Bureau of Investigation … and Trump's lawyer Classified collusion briefing features top lawmakers, Federal Bureau of Investigation … and Trump's lawyer

He was asked to contact several campaign figures whose names had already surfaced in the FBI's counterintelligence probe. House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who attended the first Republican-only briefing, also declined to discuss what he learned....

S.Korea says N.Korea committed to "complete" denuclearisation, summit with Trump

Coming after a surprise meeting between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, the move was the latest sign that the on-again, off-again Trump-Kim summit may yet go ahead as planned. summit. The spontaneous offer by Kim to meet, and Moon's qui...

Daughter of poisoned Russian spy speaks out after horrific attack Daughter of poisoned Russian spy speaks out after horrific attack

Instead, Ms Skripal said that neither she nor her father, who was released from hospital last week , wished to "avail" themselves of offers of assistance from Russia's London embassy. She supplied her own, handwritten translation into English of h...

Suspect dead, others injured after shooting at Oklahoma City restaurant Suspect dead, others injured after shooting at Oklahoma City restaurant

Tilghman was licensed as an armed security guard, which authorized him to carry a firearm, said Gerald Konkler, general counsel for the Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training. The National Rifle Association says it hopes the s...

Indian police kill 9 anti-pollution protesters, says official Indian police kill 9 anti-pollution protesters, says official

The DMK and other opposition parties have announced a dawn-to-dusk bandh across the state to protest against the police action in Thoothukudi . On May 24, Vedanta's Indian stock closed down 2 percent. Sterlite Copper has requested government...

Energy wells plugged as Hawaii lava flows nearby Energy wells plugged as Hawaii lava flows nearby

The threat of lava from fissures in the East Rift Zone on Hawaii's Big Island near Kilauea have forced almost 2,000 people - including from Leilani Estates - to leave since eruptions began almost three weeks ago. A U.S. National Guard soldier t...

Trump strikes deal with China over ZTE Trump strikes deal with China over ZTE

ZTE was initially banned from buying products exported by American technology companies due to findings showing that it had been selling American technology to Iran and North Korea. Word of a reported ZTE agreement comes almost a week after the USA ...

Ireland overwhelmingly votes to repeal abortion ban, exit polls project Ireland overwhelmingly votes to repeal abortion ban, exit polls project

On May 25, Irish citizens are taking to the polls to vote in a referendum to amend the Eighth Amendment to the constitution, which effectively bans all abortion except for cases where the mother's life is at risk. The vote was held on Friday. He s...

Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

Yep. She was getting welfare. Diallo has also been hit with perjury and false verification for public assistance charges. Just another reason she's one of those celebs we just wish we'd never heard of... According to court documents , her bank ...

Aussie grandmother sentenced to death by hanging Aussie grandmother sentenced to death by hanging

The 54-year-old Australian grandmother had traveled to China in 2014 in hopes of meeting her boyfriend, a man she had met online years before who claimed to be Capt. When she arrived at Kuala Lumpur International Airport to change flights, she mistak...

Trump Admin Probing Whether Tariffs Needed On Automobile Imports To US Trump Admin Probing Whether Tariffs Needed On Automobile Imports To US

The president's request on Wednesday that U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross consider whether the imports of automobiles and auto parts threaten national security is likely linked to troubled negotiations to rewrite the North American Free Trade A...

Iran nuclear deal signatories meet for first time since US pullout Iran nuclear deal signatories meet for first time since US pullout

The Europeans must take a resolution against the U.S.to the UN Security Council and file complaint against the USA move. The Iranian tough stance against the United States follows a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers questions fr...

China Cuts Tariffs On Autos, Possibly Easing Trade Tensions With U.S. China Cuts Tariffs On Autos, Possibly Easing Trade Tensions With U.S.

When it comes to legislation meant to change Trump's approach, Blumenthal suggested Republicans are unlikely to deliver what would be a major rebuke of Trump. So well see what happens", he said. His willingness to strike a deal has stirred controve...

Trump Canceled North Korea Summit to Get Ahead of Kim Jong Trump Canceled North Korea Summit to Get Ahead of Kim Jong

After President Donald Trump canceled a historic US-North Korea summit set for June 12, the administration said it would resume its maximum pressure campaign, signaled new sanctions are likely and expressed hope another meeting can be scheduled.

Worst nightmare of Amazon Alexa customer comes true Worst nightmare of Amazon Alexa customer comes true

KIRO-TV reports the acquaintance contacted the couple and said he thought their device had been hacked after receiving an audio file of them discussing hardwood floors. Amazon added the ability for Alexa powered smart speaker users to send voice c...

Facebook will not pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case Facebook will not pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday that he was rolling out the privacy controls demanded by European regulators to Facebook users worldwide because "everyone cares about privacy". The pro-privacy legislation in question is the EU's Genera...

Kanye West addresses mental health in new Pusha T collaboration Kanye West addresses mental health in new Pusha T collaboration

But after West grew disillusioned with the cover of " Daytona ", he instead opted to use the 2006 photo - which sees various drugs strewn across the bathroom and spray-painted figures on the walls. It's just a picture that to license it worldwi...

Mayor: NFL's new national anthem kneel policy 'un-American' Mayor: NFL's new national anthem kneel policy 'un-American'

Bears coach Matt Nagy said after practice Wednesday that the team will discuss the issue as a group at some point in the future. "You have to stand proudly for the national anthem, or you shouldn't be playing", the president said in response to a...

US disinvites China from RimPac multinational military exercise US disinvites China from RimPac multinational military exercise

The planes are believed to have landed on Woody Island, China's largest base in the Paracel Islands which is also claimed by Vietnam and Taiwan, according to Bonnie Glaser, a China expert at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in ...

Orlando Police Department tests facial recognition software Orlando Police Department tests facial recognition software

Its impressive Rekognition technology is the flawless tool for government entities wishing to obliterate the idea of personal privacy. " People should be free to walk down the street without being watched by the government", write lawyers for the...

Kelly Accuser Flies New Lawsuit, Claims Singer Deliberately Gave Her STD Kelly Accuser Flies New Lawsuit, Claims Singer Deliberately Gave Her STD

A woman has filed a lawsuit in NY against R. Kelly , claiming the singer sexually assaulted her, locked her in rooms for punishment and infected her with herpes . She alleges that he nevertheless engaged in "non-permissive, painful and abusive se...

Tamil Nadu SSLC Results 2018: TN class 10 result declared @ tnresults Tamil Nadu SSLC Results 2018: TN class 10 result declared @ tnresults

Sengottaiyan declared the results for class 10 SSLC examinations at 9 am. HSLC Result 2018 Declared at 9:30: Today we have good news for all those aspirants who were waiting for the Tamil Nadu 10 Results since a long time. The pass percentage w...

Mountain biker killed by cougar did almost everything right. What went wrong? Mountain biker killed by cougar did almost everything right. What went wrong?

Brooks, 32, and dragged his body to his den where the animal brutally mauled it. King County Sheriff's Office said the two men were riding mountain bikes in the Cascades near North Bend, east of Seattle, when they encountered the mountain lion.

Justice Department To Expand Internal Inquiry After Top-Level Meeting With Trump Justice Department To Expand Internal Inquiry After Top-Level Meeting With Trump

It wasn't clear in the report whether Halper was active as an informant during that time . "I've told him many times that there's no way to make an investigation like this shorter, but there's lots of ways to make it longer, and he's execute...

Free Celtics Cavaliers live stream link of NBA Game 5 Free Celtics Cavaliers live stream link of NBA Game 5

Brown was 3-of-8 shooting for 10 points. It's the sixth time LeBron has posted 40 or more points during the 2018 National Basketball Association playoffs. Down big for the second-straight game on the road in the Eastern Conference Finals , the Ce...

Thandie Newton's defining role for Star Wars Thandie Newton's defining role for Star Wars

The rote and visually unpleasant opening blends into an overlong second act, which at least looks better, moves along at a quicker clip and includes a multitude of set pieces (chase and bar scenes) with intergalactic species exchanging small talk as ...

Pence: Venezuela election a 'sham' Pence: Venezuela election a 'sham'

Meanwhile, a number of countries said they would not recognize the election results. "The United States stands with democratic nations in support of the Venezuelan people and will take swift economic and diplomatic actions to support the restorat...

Iran, Venezuela weighing on oil market: IEA Iran, Venezuela weighing on oil market: IEA

Yet rising prices could be backfiring by slowing demand growth and boosting supply from countries like the U.S. A rapid decline in Venezuela's crude production has further roiled markets in recent months. Currie added that oil supply from OPEC us...

Speaker Ryan Eases on NAFTA Deadline as 3 Nations Express Optimism Speaker Ryan Eases on NAFTA Deadline as 3 Nations Express Optimism

Democratic Rep. Rosa DeLauro of CT on Wednesday urged negotiators to continue their talks, saying Ryan's deadline is arbitrary. The top USA trade official on Thursday poured cold water on the prospect of an imminent breakthrough in talks to rework ...

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