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Attack on Michigan Officer Is Being Investigated as an Act of Terrorism


The airport, which was evacuated, later reopened. U.S. President Donald Trump was briefed on the stabbing , White House press secretary Sean Spicer said . He was immediately taken into custody and was charged in a criminal complaint with committing violence at an airport. "I never had any problems with him", Luciano Piazza told The Canadian Press. Read More »

For Trump, a prosecution of Comey would be a disaster


While Trump's schedule was mostly clear in the morning, he also held a meeting with national security adviser H.R. McMaster, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense Secretary James Mattis, according to the Post - a potential distraction from Comey's testimony on Capitol Hill. Read More »

USA working to stabilize relations with Russia: Tillerson


Engel was unimpressed."The only thing that Russian Federation understands is tough talk and if they think we are somehow willing to relax the sanctions on them before they've complied with the Minsk framework and left Crimea, then I think it will just encourage Putin to continue his bullying and who knows where he will strike next". Read More »

Nancy Pelosi lauds her own leadership record after Democratic losses


Republican Karen Handel declared victory in Georgia's 6th Congressional District with a promise that she'll work to gain the confidence of voters who backed her Democratic opponent. 'But, clearly, these ads using her, linking her to our candidates is still working'. She added: "Every action has a reaction, I try to say that to them". Read More »

Pacers select UCLA's TJ Leaf with 18th overall pick in draft


The declaration by the 27-year-old George to leave casts a shadow over IN as Pritchard tries to lay the foundation for a potential post-George era. With the No. After taking over for Larry Bird as president of basketball operations in May, Kevin Pritchard is spending his first offseason running the show trying to piece together a team that can deliver in its first NBA title. Read More »

79 dead or presumed dead in London tower blaze


Cundy said there may have been other people in the tower who police are not aware of, and that could increase the death toll. Officers had earlier warned that some may never be identified due to the condition of their remains. Some 600 people were living in the tower's 120 apartments. Distressed women were seen hugging after the silence. "Both myself and colleagues from London Fire Brigade have already said it will take weeks". Read More »

Almost half fail in Bihar Class X Board exam


The Board's Senior Secondary toppers Ganesh Kumar and Ruby Rai were splattered all over the national media in the recent past showcasing the standard of the examination and the validity of the results. A total of 17,40,000 students appeared in BSEB's Class X Board exam this year, of whom 8,63,000 students have been declared passed. In another first, the Board awarded grace marks to pass students who were failing because of "few marks" or those who were narrowly missing on a better division. Read More »

Another terror group attacks school in North Cotabato


We will release them later. Five civilians used as human shields were missing, and soldiers were pursuing the assailants from the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), who had quickly retreated, military spokesman Brig. The police said the firefight erupted after 300 "fully armed" BIFF fighters launched early morning attacks against a BPAT outpost in Barangay Malagakit and a CAFGU detachment in Barangay Simsiman. Read More »

A look at special counsel Robert Mueller's team of lawyers


So was host Chris Wallace, whose refusal to let the attorney, Jay Sekulow , get away with contradictory statements about the investigation led to a tense back-and-forth. However, Trump in an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt said he chose to fire Comey before reading Rosenstein's memo. Schiff also said he believes recent congressional testimony from Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions points to signs of possible obstruction by Trump that warrant further investigation. Read More »

Ardent Leisure declares 1 cps distribution 2H17

The company had a distribution of 12.5 cents per stapled security a year ago. Losses for its Australian theme parks division are not seen widening beyond the A$2 million to A$4 million already forecast and earnings from Main Event, its US family entertainment business are forecast flat. Read More »

Ruling AIADMK faction extends support to Kovind


And we do not want to tie him down to any caste or region. "We fully support Kovind". Speaking to media, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray said that his party has chose to support Kovind's candidature and all the lawmakers will vote for him in the upcoming elections. Read More »

Conservatives Left Scrambling After Losing Majority in British Parliament


He ruled out the potential for deals or pacts with other progressive parties in Parliament. The Conservatives have very strong turnouts across rural England, which is the historic core of the Tory vote. May took a gamble in April by calling for the snap election. Jeremy Corbyn celebrates the unprecedented and surprising victories of the Labour party Friday morning at the party's headquarters. Read More »

North Korea tests rocket engine

Mattis said the two sides "affirmed North Korea's nuclear and missile programs as a threat to peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region". The disclosure of the engine test came a day after the United States pressed China to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to help rein in its nuclear and missile programmes during a round of high-level talks in Washington . Read More »

Community came together to mourn Otto Warmbier at vigil


Inside the arts center, some of the personal items Warmbier took to North Korea were on display: a wallet, a University of Virginia notebook and the cream-colored linen blazer he wore there, CNN says. While his wife, who was also detained, has been sent back to the U.S., Kim still remains under detention. North Korea is feared to be readying for a sixth nuclear bomb test as USA spy satellites detected "activity" at the blast site. Read More »

Helmut Kohl, The Father Of German Unification, Has Died


But in 1999, when it emerged Kohl had been misusing funds to give his friends kickbacks, Merkel stunned Germany by denouncing him in a front page article for a top conservative newspaper. FILE - The June 20, 1997 file photo shows President Clinton welcomes German Chancellor Helmut Kohl prior to a formal dinner for the leading dignitaries of the Summit of the Eight at the University of Denver's Phipps House in Denver. Read More »

Qatar Airways seeks stake in American


Qatar Airways has downplayed the impact of the dispute on its business, saying on 14 June that the "vast majority" of its network was unaffected. Though American doesn't come right out and say it's against any such acquisition by Qatar Airways, it reiterates again that the proposed investment was not not solicited by the company, "and would in no way change the Company's Board composition, governance, management or strategic direction". Read More »

Brussels: Central Station attacker was Moroccan national, say authorities


The suspect, who was shot dead by police at the scene, was carrying a bag filled with nails and gas bottles , the Belgian prosecutor said on Wednesday (21 June). Central Station re-opened at 0800 (0600 GMT) Wednesday. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel is to hold a meeting of his national security council this morning. Read More »

Donald Trump Ducks Answering If There Are Recordings with Comey

He can not shrug off ongoing investigations by the Senate committee and special counsel Robert Mueller of ties between Trump's campaign and Russian officials. He said of Mueller, "I would be glad to tell him exactly what I just told you". The president had previewed his attacks against Mr Comey in an early-morning tweet that broke his previous day's silence on his favourite social media megaphone. Read More »

Korea says it freed USA student over humanitarian reasons

Doctors say they do not believe Warmbier has any conscious awareness and they have not found signs of active botulism , a rare poisoning caused by toxins. In May, State Department special envoy Joe Yun met with high-level representatives from the North Korean foreign ministry on the margins of separate discussions in Norway to talk about detained American citizens. Read More »

Bloemfontein City Hall damaged by fire, arson suspected


He said the first they knew of the fire was when they returned to their vehicles in the parking lot and saw the flames. Built in 1935‚ states it was designed by Sir Gordon Leith. "They have chose to turn the municipality into a police state", Mathe said. Workers are reportedly in dispute with the city over a promised salary increase. Read More »

President Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

Besides admitting he was bluffing about having tapes, Trump seemed to imply that he did not know whether the White House was being spied on. White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters said on Wednesday that an answer would be provided this week, presumably by the Friday deadline set by the House intelligence committee for turning over any tapes. Read More »