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Man charged after Nigel Farage milkshake incident

Man charged after Nigel Farage milkshake incident Ahead of the most anticipated European elections in recent British political history, we wanted to give our readers the opportunity to tell us how they are voting. The trend has become so prevalent that it has even been given a name - " milkshaking ". "I've never, ever known it like this", said Brexit Party supporter Peter Stokes-Chapman following a febrile rally in the Midlands, where shiftin... [Full Article...]

Alberta authorities warn out-of-control wildfire could cut town's electricity

Alberta authorities warn out-of-control wildfire could cut town's electricity Almost 5,000 people have been evacuated from the area of High Level-a Northern Alberta town-as a wildfire rages just south of its borders. Winds are forecast to be out of the southeast for the next several days, pushing the fire away from homes and other building. [Full Article...]

PM Narendra Modi meets top bureaucrats of key ministries

PM Narendra Modi meets top bureaucrats of key ministries The meeting over dinner at Delhi's Ashoka Hotel comes after the exit polls on Sunday predicted a comfortable with for the NDA . Any party or coalition needs at least 272 seats to secure a majority in parliament and form a government. But he won handsomely. Most exit polls, however, predicted Modi's 2014 victory correctly. While the gap progressively shrank in the six months ahead of the electio... [Full Article...]

Palestinians to shun US-led economic conference, say they weren't consulted

Palestinians to shun US-led economic conference, say they weren't consulted A joint statement issued by the government of Bahrain and the USA on Sunday night said that Bahrain will host the "Peace to Prosperity" economic workshop in its capital of Manama on June 25-26, 2019. "Any formulation to the warfare in Palestine dangle to be political... and in step with ending the occupation", Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh acknowledged Monday, in step with The Assoc... [Full Article...]

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament The majority of parliament, the largest bloc in parliament, is the Petro Poroshenko bloc, which is opposed to him. He said his first task was to achieve a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, where a five-year-old conflict with Russian-backed separatists has killed 13,000 people. [Full Article...]

Tornadoes Reported in Five States, More on the Way

Tornadoes Reported in Five States, More on the Way Rescuers pulled people to safety and ferried them through fast-moving floodwaters in middle Oklahoma on Tuesday morning after severe storms swamped the area - and more severe weather will threaten a large portion of the central United States as the day goes on. [Full Article...]

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless U.S. shows 'respect'

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless U.S. shows 'respect' The briefing came after Iran moved missiles onto ships in the Persian Gulf, aiming them at US interests in the region. "And as every member who stood up has said , 'We know Iran is bad". It was not clear how far Iran's LEU stock was from the 300-kg limit. Rouhani said "five world leaders" had approached him to help defuse Tehran-Washington tensions during his visit to NY for the UN General ... [Full Article...]

Rocket lands near U.S. Embassy inside Baghdad’s Green Zone

Rocket lands near U.S. Embassy inside Baghdad’s Green Zone Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the US over Tehran's atomic program, nuclear officials said Monday, just after President Donald Trump and Iran's foreign minister traded threats and taunts on Twitter. [Full Article...]

Brexit: What happens next? Theresa May sets out 10-point compromise package

Brexit: What happens next? Theresa May sets out 10-point compromise package Mrs May has pledged to stand down as Tory leader if the deal passes, and a leadership contest would begin, with Boris Johnson now the favourite to replace her. May is expected to set out the details of her proposals in a speech later this month. In a warning to leadership contenders, the Chancellor will use a speech to the CBI's annual dinner in London on Tuesday to highlight the risk of "righ... [Full Article...]

Lou Dobbs Blasts Amash: Why Isn’t GOP ‘Throwing Him the Heck Out’?

Lou Dobbs Blasts Amash: Why Isn’t GOP ‘Throwing Him the Heck Out’? You think Trump should be charged for it. He took to Twitter over the weekend to call Amash a "loser" and a "total lightweight who opposes me and some of our great Republican ideas and policies just for the sake of getting his name out there through controversy". [Full Article...]

Joe Biden launches 2020 Presidential bid; says Trump is 'divider in chief'

Joe Biden launches 2020 Presidential bid; says Trump is 'divider in chief' Democrat Joe Biden aimed his frontrunner campaign directly at Donald Trump on Saturday, attacking him as the "divider-in-chief" and insisting the nation's top priority is denying the United States president reelection in 2020. "I think there's been a tendency in the party to drift a little too far left and I think that's going to disenfranchise a large section of the country", Reihm said . [Full Article...]

Amit Mehta, federal judge, rules against Trump in subpoena dispute

Amit Mehta, federal judge, rules against Trump in subpoena dispute He said his committee would meet on Tuesday morning and expected Mr McGahn to show up and testify. A federal judge ruled Monday that one of President Trump's accounting firms must comply with a congressional subpoena for some of his personal financial documents, dealing a major blow to his claims that Congress's investigations of him are illegal. [Full Article...]

More Severe Spring Weather Expected to Hit West Texas, Oklahoma

More Severe Spring Weather Expected to Hit West Texas, Oklahoma Officials closed schools, evacuated military aircraft and issued high-water warnings Monday with another round of severe weather potentially including tornadoes forecast for the Southern Plains. In addition, numerous storms will have very large hail and wind damage. There is also a high risk for flash flooding from parts of Oklahoma and Kansas, where rainfall totals of 3 to 6 inches will fall on... [Full Article...]

Trump says war with U.S. will ‘officially end’ Iran

Trump says war with U.S. will ‘officially end’ Iran Geneva - British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Monday warned Iranian not to underestimate the resolve of the US. The statement comes amid ever-increasing tensions between the U.S. Trump's tweet was a "genocidal taunt ", according to Iran's top diplomat, Zarif. " #NeverThreatenAnIranian . Try respect-it works!". Trump campaigned on pulling the US from the 2015 nuclear accord, which sa... [Full Article...]

EAM Sushma Swaraj holds meeting with Iranian counterpart Zarif

EAM Sushma Swaraj holds meeting with Iranian counterpart Zarif India's foreign ministry says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif held discussions with Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday on issues of mutual interest, including the evolving situation in Afghanistan. Zarif is making the trip three weeks after President Donald Trump chose to squeeze Iran, announcing that the USA will no longer grant sanctions exemption to Iran's oil custom... [Full Article...]

President Trump speaks out against Mueller probe as Barr assigns investigator

President Trump speaks out against Mueller probe as Barr assigns investigator Barr recently appointed USA attorney John Durham to examine the special counsel's intelligence collecting methods to determine whether they were " lawful and appropriate ". "I think spying did occur", he said. Mr. Durham, who was nominated by Mr. Trump in 2017 and has been a Justice Department lawyer since 1982, has conducted special investigations under administrations of both parties. [Full Article...]

Huawei promises not to spy on the UK

Huawei promises not to spy on the UK Huawei's founder and president, Ren Zhengfei, denied the allegations in an interview with "CBS This Morning" in February. Huawei is the biggest global maker of switching equipment for phone and internet companies, but it has also spent a decade fighting accusations that it facilitates Chinese spying. [Full Article...]

UK Brexit negotiator seeks changes to future European Union relations

UK Brexit negotiator seeks changes to future European Union relations The Brexit Party leader said he would also be prepared to do a deal "with the devil", including a Conservative leader, if it meant Britain left the European Union on World Trade Organization (WTO) terms. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said European Union leaders did not want an extension beyond the new deadline of October 31, when the legal default is to leave with or without a deal. [Full Article...]

White House told witness to say Trump 'didn't obstruct'

White House told witness to say Trump 'didn't obstruct' President Donald Trump responded later Sunday to Democrats' accusations of a constitutional crisis . "But here, the Trump administration has chose to say a blanket no; no to any kind of oversight whatsoever, no witnesses, no documents, no nothing, claiming executive privilege over things that it knows there is no basis for", he said. [Full Article...]

Deepest-ever manned dive ‘finds plastic bag at bottom of Mariana Trench’

Deepest-ever manned dive ‘finds plastic bag at bottom of Mariana Trench’ On April 28, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, Victor Vescovo climbed into the cramped cockpit of his personal $48 million submersible and descended beneath the waves deeper than any human being had been. One of the new species captured on camera during the dive to the Mariana Trench . His voyage, in a submersible named The Limiting Factor , is part of a landmark odyssey into the world's w... [Full Article...]


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