Political deadlock ends in Italy as new cabinet gets sworn

03 Jun, 2018

It was a stunning comeback from Sunday evening, when Conte - the premier-designate at the time - left a meeting with Mattarella empty-handed and returned to his teaching job. Di Maio also will serve as industry and labor minister, while Salvini will serve as minister of the interior. The premier-designate tapped at the beginning of the week to head an interim government of technocrats has stepped aside.


U.S., China End Latest Trade Talks Without Settlement

03 Jun, 2018

The statement was released following the conclusion of talks between U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. The event went ahead despite that but Beijing said it reserved the right to retaliate. Trump officials are considering levies on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports, as well as new restrictions on Chinese investment in the US and tighter export controls.


30-year-old man finally moves out of his parents' home

02 Jun, 2018

Rotondo's cousin reportedly helped him move out of his parents' NY home Friday morning. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports Rotondo called 911 on Tuesday, saying a person had called his phone from a restricted number to call him a "loser".


Trump Wishes He'd Never Chosen Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

02 Jun, 2018

Gowdy , the chair of the House Intelligence Committee was reportedly briefed on information from an informant in the campaign last week. Aides close to Trump have said that the US President did not fire Sessions as it would draw massive flak among others.


Palestinian woman killed in Gaza protest, ministry says

02 Jun, 2018

US Ambassador Nikki Haley described the text as a "grossly one-sided approach" and vowed "the United States will unquestionably veto" the measure put forward by Kuwait on behalf of Arab countries. The Kuwaiti proposal got the backing of 10 of the council's 15 members, enough to pass, but was vetoed by United States representative Nikki Haley. But the USA has sided with Israel and says Hamas, the terrorist group which governs Gaza , provoked the bloodshed by encouraging civilians to breach ...


China slams U.S. trade announcement & says ready to fight

02 Jun, 2018

Citing a document issued by the Trump administration in December, the official said the US government would consider restrictions on visas for science and technology students from some countries. "I think this is a bone to the Congress". China said the claims were unproven and sometimes speculative. "Trump is going on offense, reverting to his earlier instincts on China and re-empowering the trade hawks in his Cabinet", Eurasia Group said.


Denmark bans burkas and niqabs in public places

02 Jun, 2018

First-time offenders will be fined 1,000 Danish crowns ($160). Repeat offences could trigger fines of up to 10,000 kroner ($2100) or a jail sentence of up to six months. Speaking about the law, Denmark's Justice Minister Søren Pape Poulsen said the ban was about Danish values. In Europe, veil bans are generally aimed at items of clothing which cover large portions of the face, including masks and certain helmets.


Prosecutors interview James Comey in Andrew McCabe probe

02 Jun, 2018

Prior to the report set to be unveiled in the days to come, the Inspector General released the findings in its review pertaining to ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe , a frequent Trump target who was sacked in February by Attorney General Jeff Sessions hours before he was eligible for full pension benefits.


Kim Jong-un cries on camera over state of North Korean economy

02 Jun, 2018

Pompeo previously traveled to North Korea and met with Kim Jong Un twice, in April and May. Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un would be the first between a US president and a North Korean leader since the division of the Korean Peninsula after an armistice was signed in July, 1953, following a civil war.


Moscow State University Named 33rd in World Reputation Ranking

02 Jun, 2018

The United Kingdom however, has only nine universities in the top 100, down from 10 a year ago. Professors and researchers must be invited to vote. The US continues to dominate, with Harvard University taking the top spot for the eighth consecutive year, and 43 other US institutions making the top 100.


Italy heads to new elections as caretaker PM named

02 Jun, 2018

But investors, fearing the vote would be a referendum on the euro, revolted , sending Italian stocks plummeting and increasing the cost of borrowing to cover Italy's stubbornly high sovereign debt of 132 percent of GDP. A center-right lawmaker, she is legendary for defending ex-Premier Giulio Andreotti against mafia collusion charges and defending the ex-boyfriend of American student Amanda Knox against murder charges.


HHS official calls BS on reports of 'lost' immigrant kids

02 Jun, 2018

He said this is not the case, however, and could just be an instance of a missed call. Now, this voluntary action is being used to confuse and spread misinformation, he said. "We don't have the authority to go beyond that to track the children down or return them to our custody". "It was never meant to be a foster care system with more than 10,000 children in custody at an immediate cost to the federal taxpayer of over one billion dollars per year", the fact sheet said.


Saudi Arabia prepares to outlaw sexual harassment

02 Jun, 2018

Although Saudi Arabia's state news agency claimed it was a shooting down of a toy dronethat had gotten too close to the royal property, some wondered if the gunfire was in fact a coup led by royals against King Salman . Reports in state-backed media branded some of the detainees traitors and "agents of embassies". Four of the detained activists have since been released.


'You Will All Know Who I Am,' Parkland Gunman Said in Video

01 Jun, 2018

Prosecutors released the videos on Wednesday. "Please do us a favor and listen to us when we say we don't want his f***ing face plastered everywhere we look, thank you, have a good night because none of us will be". In March, a grand jury handed down a 34-count indictment charging Cruz with 17 counts of first-degree premeditated murder and 17 counts of first-degree attempted murder.


Trump accuses Mueller team of 'meddling' in midterm elections

01 Jun, 2018

Trump's legal team has said that Mueller is working on a report addressing whether the president obstructed justice. Democrats across the country are sounding the alarm after new polling shows liberal candidates are slowly losing ground to their GOP opponents just months before the high-stakes 2018 midterm elections .


Mattis criticizes China's buildup in S.China Sea

01 Jun, 2018

But we're in a democracy. Mattis said other nations in the region are concerned about the weaponization of the islands and reefs, and they want to see continued freedom of navigation operations in the worldwide waters. Mattis's remarks came after Beijing voiced "strong dissatisfaction" Sunday after two United States warships sailed by an island in the disputed Paracel Island chain.


Trump threatened to bar German luxury cars in US, report says

01 Jun, 2018

A spokesperson for the French Embassy declined to comment. This could destroy exports by German carmakers, which control 90 percent of the USA premium market and are the biggest European Union exporters of cars to the United States. However, German brands also have huge factories in the United States, where they built 804,000 cars a year ago, VDA said, providing jobs for US workers.


Syria's Assad threatens force against US-backed Kurds

01 Jun, 2018

In the TV interview , Assad maintained there are no Iranian troops in Syria , only Iranian officers advising the Syrian army. Assad said the government had "started now opening doors for negotiations" with the SDF, whose main component, the Kurdish YPG, has mostly avoided conflict with Damascus in the war.


Chelsea owner Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen

01 Jun, 2018

Roman Abramovich , the owner of England's Chelsea soccer club sits, watches the Euro 2008 group E qualifying soccer match Israel vs Russian Federation at the Ramat Gan stadium outside Tel Aviv , Israel, Saturday, Nov. Then-Home Secretary Amber Rudd said in March that the British government was reviewing Tier 1 investor visas granted to about 700 wealthy Russians.


Canada to retaliate against U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs

01 Jun, 2018

The Trump administration said on Thursday that it will impose steep steel and aluminum tariffs on Mexico, Canada and the European Union, further putting Texas under the strain of a widening global trade skirmish . U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross . "We take the view that without a strong economy, you can not have strong national security", Ross told reporters.


Giuliani Says He's Counseled Trump Against Firing Sessions

01 Jun, 2018

The special counsel's reported interest Trump's meeting with the attorney general "demonstrates Mr. Sessions' overlooked role as a key witness in the investigation into whether Mr. Nevertheless, Trump has raged publicly and privately about Sessions' recusal, and even Tweeted Wednesday that he regretted picking Sessions as an attorney general.


Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens resigns

01 Jun, 2018

Retiree Wilma Nelson said she would be open to voting for Greitens again if he sought to re-enter politics. Spokesman Parker Briden did not offer any further details. On May 17, Greitens suggested to a crowd of supporters gathered for an agricultural event that he wouldn't give up. Louis, said, "The brief and deeply troubled term of Eric Greitens is a case study for why Missouri's highest elected office is no place for beginners".


Russian foreign minister to head to North Korea

01 Jun, 2018

On Thursday, Trump called off the June 12 summit with Kim, citing "tremendous anger and open hostility" from North Korea as the reason why the meeting would be inappropriate to hold. ambassador to the Philippines, who formerly was the U.S. ambassador to Seoul and a top negotiator with North Korea in past nuclear talks. Moon, who has lobbied hard for nuclear negotiations between Trump and Kim Jong Un, held a surprise meeting with the North Korean leader on Saturday in an effort to keep ...


Don't Try to Roast a Marshmallow Over a Volcano, Experts Say

31 May, 2018

Ash fallout and sulfur dioxide are making the air quality unhealthy. Lava has crossed a key highway in the mostly rural district of the Big Island where Kilauea volcano is erupting . Residents living on the Vacationland development and adjacent Kapoho community were evacuated from their homes on the 28th day of the what geologists rank as one of the biggest upheavals in a century from one of the world's most active volcanoes.


France will give citizenship to "spider-man" who saved the baby

31 May, 2018

Meanwhile, his son was found dangling from the apartment's balcony by a crowd of Parisian onlookers, prompting Mamoudou Gassama , an immigrant from Mali described by The Guardian as the "Spider-Man of Paris ", to scale the side of the building and rescue him.



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