• Giuliani: President Trump Has Constitutional Authority To Pardon Himself
Giuliani: President Trump Has Constitutional Authority To Pardon Himself

As George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley notes , for decades pondering this question has been a parlor game among constitutional law professors, along with "presidential emoluments, self-pardons, and presidential obstruction".

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  • Weighs more South China Sea patrols to confront 'new reality' of China
Weighs more South China Sea patrols to confront 'new reality' of China

Without naming China, she suggested the warships will cross into "territorial waters" claimed by Beijing and envisioned a potential encounter with its military. While the Sunday operation had been planned months in advance, and similar operations have become routine, it comes at a sensitive time and days after the withdrew an invitation to China to...

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  • Off-duty Federal Bureau of Investigation agent accidentally shoots man after backflip in dance club
Off-duty Federal Bureau of Investigation agent accidentally shoots man after backflip in dance club

Other users, however, made a decision to draw Twitterians' attention to the agent's back flip... An FBI agent accidentally fired his gun during a dance spectacle at a Denver bar early Saturday . The Denver Police's homicide unit is investigating the incident, and any charges will be determined by the Denver District Attorney's Office, KU...

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  • Police fire on funeral of Kashmir man killed by soldiers
Police fire on funeral of Kashmir man killed by soldiers

As protesters gathered to take out a funeral procession, police fired tear gas shells and allowed only a few members of the family at the funeral. A youth was crushed to death while another sustained injuries after a vehicle of Indian paramilitary force ran them over in Srinagar , Kashmir Media Service reported.

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  • Palestinian paramedic shot dead, 100 injured in Gaza fence clashes
Palestinian paramedic shot dead, 100 injured in Gaza fence clashes

Four of the launches were intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome aerial defense system, while the fourth landed in Gaza , the Israeli military said. The demonstrations meant to shed light on the Israeli-Egyptian blockade on Gaza, and also call for "right of return" for Palestinian refugees displaced during the 1948 war.

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  • Syria's Assad to meet Kim in North Korea: KCNA
Syria's Assad to meet Kim in North Korea: KCNA

A host country has covered travel costs for foreign leaders in the past, CBS News reported . Trump and Kim were scheduled to meet in Singapore on June 12, but the American leader walked away from the summit last month. A source close to Abe said there is no reason for Japan to become concerned about the absence of reference to the abduction ...

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  • Trump says North Korea summit is back on
Trump says North Korea summit is back on

The announcement came after Mr. Trump hosted a senior North Korean envoy at the White House and he delivered a personal letter from Kim that was inside a white envelope almost as large as a folded newspaper. Since then, US and North Korean officials have engaged in a series of meetings across two continents in an effort to salvage the prospec...

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  • US at odds with allies over tariffs at G7 meeting -Canada
US at odds with allies over tariffs at G7 meeting -Canada

Mnuchin's remarks came moments after Canadian, German and French ministers denounced US President Donald Trump's decision to impose punishing steel and aluminum tariffs this week, describing frustration with a perceived attack on longstanding allies.

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  • Lancashire IS supporter who called for Prince George attack admits terror offences
Lancashire IS supporter who called for Prince George attack admits terror offences

Besides threatening the Royal Family he also encouraged followers to poison ice cream and attack soccer stadiums, and was even planning his own online magazine offering tips for "lone-wolf attacks", according to Sky News. The terror suspect also communicated with Brit ISIS terrorist Omar Ali Hussain, who fled his home in High Wycombe, Bucks, to tra...

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  • Few days left to avoid full-scale trade war between United States and EU
Few days left to avoid full-scale trade war between United States and EU

According to a report by Business Insider , the U.S, Canada, and Mexico were on the verge of clinching a deal on the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ). "You're talking about a very different two countries", Trump added. The spokesperson said the government stands by its analysis that the total value of the goods subject to tariff...

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  • Canada Joins EU?In Filing WTO Case Against
Canada Joins EU?In Filing WTO Case Against "Illegal" US Tariffs

United States commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said the tariffs - 25% on imported steel, 10% on aluminium from Canada, Mexico and the European Union - take effect on Friday. If Canada and Mexico choose to take retaliatory measures, it will not affect the ability to keep renegotiating NAFTA as a separate track, he added.

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  • Almost 500 civilians killed in USA military operations in 2017
Almost 500 civilians killed in USA military operations in 2017

Almost 500 civilians were killed in USA military operations in President Donald Trump's first year in office, a Pentagon report to Congress estimates. The deaths reported by the Pentagon occurred in USA counterterrorism efforts against the Islamic State militant group, the Taliban and Al-Qaeda groups in Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen, throu...

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  • Giuseppe Conte sworn in as Italian Prime Minister
Giuseppe Conte sworn in as Italian Prime Minister

His request came as the biggest party to emerge out of the March election, the 5-Star Movement, made a last-ditch attempt to form a coalition government with Mr Salvini's party. Luigi Di Maio, the leader of M5S, will head the super-ministry of Economic Development and Labor. New Interior Minister tells immigrants: 'Go home!' "We should show r...

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  • China warns U.S. trade deals off if tariffs go ahead
China warns U.S. trade deals off if tariffs go ahead

But just when it appeared a trade truce between the two economic heavyweights was on the cards, the White House last week warned it would pursue tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports, as well as impose restrictions on Chinese investments in the United States and tighter export controls.

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  • Michael Rotondo, evicted NY son, moves out after Lego row
Michael Rotondo, evicted NY son, moves out after Lego row

Michael Rotondo became a well-known name in May after his parents asked a court to help them evict him, after he ignored multiple letters asking him to leave, including offering him US$1,100 to help find an apartment. "I can't have my phone getting jammed up with nonsense like that", Rotondo said as police responded to his complaint. He's said...

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  • Trump pressured Sessions on multiple occasions to overturn recusal
Trump pressured Sessions on multiple occasions to overturn recusal

Quoting Rep. Trey Gowdy , R-South Carolina, who noted on CBS earlier Wednesday that Trump "could have picked somebody else" for the position, Trump tweeted , "I wish I did!" Trump's request-rejected by Sessions-is being investigated by the special counsel, along with Trump's efforts to get the attorney general to resign, the New York Times rep...

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  • U.S. vetoes U.N. resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians
U.S. vetoes U.N. resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians

If put to a vote, the US-proposed text was not expected to garner enough support for adoption. Thousands of Palestinians thronged to the Israeli border in the eastern Gaza Strip, marking the 10th weekly protest aimed at drawing attention to the crippling Israeli-Egyptian blockade and demanding the right for Palestinians to return to former home...

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  • U.S. announces 25 percent tariffs on Chinese tech goods
U.S. announces 25 percent tariffs on Chinese tech goods

Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur Ross is scheduled to visit China on Saturday to negotiate the details of that agreement. However, none of the tariffs above came into effect. The final list of imports covered by the new duty will be announced by 15 June, and tariffs will be imposed on those imports shortly thereafter, it said.

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  • Denmark joins other European nations in adopting 'burqa ban'
Denmark joins other European nations in adopting 'burqa ban'

Those who violate the law for the first time will be punished with 1,000 kroner (around $160) fine. A violation of the ban triggers a fine of DKK 1,000 ($156), which will be increased tenfold in case of repeat offence. The European Court of Human Rights past year upheld a Belgian ban on wearing it in public. Full face veils have been previously...

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  • Prosecutors interview James Comey in Andrew McCabe probe
Prosecutors interview James Comey in Andrew McCabe probe

His lawyer, meanwhile, blasted federal investigators as "a lynching mob" the Trump team will "knock the heck out of" in the end. According to the newspaper, McCabe thought Rosenstein's comment suggested that he gave cover to Trump by not mentioning Russian Federation in the statement on Comey.

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  • United States may end up paying Kim Jong Un's hotel bill for summit
United States may end up paying Kim Jong Un's hotel bill for summit

USA officials with knowledge of the letter's contents said it did not make any noteworthy threats or concessions, and was seen as a positive step, according to multiple news reports . Since the short-lived boycott threat, diplomats from both countries have conducted an intense flurry of talks, culminating this week when Pompeo sat down in NY w...

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  • American colleges dominate latest global rankings
American colleges dominate latest global rankings

The top five ranked universities are Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Stanford, Cambridge, and Oxford. The list has four British universities, which are Cambridge, Oxford and London's University College and Imperial College.

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  • Italy heads for populist government after months of…
Italy heads for populist government after months of…

Di Maio called Mattarella's refusal to allow the birth of a government with Five Star and the League "an ignoble act". Eighteen ministers - five of them women - took the oath of office, pledging to observe Italy's constitution and work exclusively in the interests of the nation.

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  • HHS official: Immigrant children are not ‘lost’
HHS official: Immigrant children are not ‘lost’

Hargan said that despite voluntary efforts by HHS to check up on their whereabouts, sponsors often did not answer their calls because they themselves were illegal immigrants, which he said revealed a " fundamental flaw" in US immigration policy that incentivized immigrants to break immigration laws.

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  • Saudi Arabia outlaws sexual harassment
Saudi Arabia outlaws sexual harassment

The Shura Council, which acts as the conservative kingdom's formal consultative body and advises the cabinet, approved the anti-harassment law drafted by the Interior Ministry on King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's instructions, according to the BBC.

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  • Florida school shooting suspect foretold intention in videos
Florida school shooting suspect foretold intention in videos

Authorities did not say when exactly the videos were made, although Cruz suggests in one that he would carry out the attack later the same day. In the videos released Wednesday by prosecutors, Cruz, 19, seems nearly gleeful at the prospect of what was to come - the 17 murders and the terror of the survivors.

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  • Mueller Runs Up $16 Million Tab in Trump-Russia Investigation
Mueller Runs Up $16 Million Tab in Trump-Russia Investigation

The 13 Indignant Democrats (plus individuals who labored eight years for Obama) engaged on the rigged Russia Witch Hunt, might be MEDDLING with the mid-term elections, particularly now that Republicans (keep powerful!) are taking the lead in Polls .

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  • Mattis: US to continue 'freedom' operations in South China Sea:The Asahi Shimbun
Mattis: US to continue 'freedom' operations in South China Sea:The Asahi Shimbun

The Department of Foreign Affairs already raised the militarization issue at the Bilateral Consultation Mechanism between China and the Philippines, said Esperon. " China's continued militarization of disputed features in the South China Sea only serve to raise tensions and destabilize the region", a Pentagon spokesman, Marine Lt.

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  • Trump wants to bar German luxury cars in US
Trump wants to bar German luxury cars in US

The report cited unnamed USA and European diplomats. Trump's administration recently opened a trade investigation into whether or not vehicle imports from the European Union (E.U.) have negatively impacted America's auto industry. There's also the fact that a number of German automakers already have huge manufacturing presences in the US. Tarif...

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  • Assad threatens to expel USA troops from Syria by 'force'
Assad threatens to expel USA troops from Syria by 'force'

Speaking to the Russian channel, Assad said he has opened the door to negotiations with the Kurdish-run administration while also preparing to "liberate by force". Syria's president is demanding the USA and its western allies to pull their troops out of the war-torn country. Mr Trump called the Syrian president an animal after a poison gas attack...

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