• Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs
Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs

But by insisting on re-negotiating every five years, Trump is diametrically opposed with Canada, which says the sunset clause would create perpetual uncertainty and harm long-term investment. While it was only the Italian prime minister who agreed with Trump, British PM Theresa May recognised the importance of engaging with Russian Federation, bu...

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  • Stormy Daniels' lawyer calls Rudy Giuliani an 'absolute pig' over comments
Stormy Daniels' lawyer calls Rudy Giuliani an 'absolute pig' over comments

Adult film star Stormy Daniels brought her act to Raleigh Wednesday night. It's up for debate how sound the recording allegation is, since Cohen was based in NY, where you can legally tape calls with just one party's consent. Avenatti's remark calling Giuliani a pig was in response to the former NY mayor's comments about Avenatti's client: ad...

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  • Doug Ford thanks people of Ontario for majority government
Doug Ford thanks people of Ontario for majority government

The majority of Liberal party MPPs were voted out after 15 years in power - Liberals only won seven seats. The contest in Canada's industrial and manufacturing heartland was a fight between Ford and the left-leaning New Democratic Party after Liberal leader Kathleen Wynne , premier since 2013 and the first woman to lead the province, dropped t...

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  • In first, Afghan Taliban announce cease-fire for Eid holiday
In first, Afghan Taliban announce cease-fire for Eid holiday

In a televised address on Thursday, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani announced an unconditional ceasefire with the Taliban until June 20, coinciding with the end of fasting month of Ramadan. Despite the increasing intensity of conflict in Kabul and around the country, Afghans remain hopeful that the ceasefire will bring much needed relief in an ot...

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  • Palestinians killed and injured at Gaza border
Palestinians killed and injured at Gaza border

The Qatar Football Association has provided funding to its Argentine counterpart in the past and, therefore, is likely handling the compensation cost, the Israelis suspect. Despite the high Palestinian death toll, Hamas is declaring victory. Israel has tried to discredit the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for years claiming ...

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  • Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un lookalikes hold 'summit' in Singapore
Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un lookalikes hold 'summit' in Singapore

That changed in one stroke at end of April when North Korea's Kim announced that the isolated country would immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests, scrap its nuclear test site and pursue economic growth and peace, said T.C. For Richard Armitage, a former senior diplomat in the George W. Bush administration, Tokyo runs a very real risk of...

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  • Trump signals support for states deciding if pot is legal
Trump signals support for states deciding if pot is legal

On Thursday, Gardner said he had spoken with Trump and was confident the president would sign the bill . The federal Liberal government, led by Justin Trudeau, introduced the legislation past year in a bid to make Canada the second country in the world to legalise the cannabis, after Uruguay .

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  • India, China ink 2 MoUs, Xi accepts Modi’s invite for informal summit
India, China ink 2 MoUs, Xi accepts Modi’s invite for informal summit

The two leaders took stock of the progress in implementing the decisions they had taken at their informal summit in Wuhan in April. As India and Pakistan both have rich experience in maintaining security and combating crime, their entry will enhance the development potential and expand the room for cooperation between SCO members in terms o...

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  • Sikh guardsman first to wear turban at Trooping the Colour
Sikh guardsman first to wear turban at Trooping the Colour

Since her first appearance in 1981, Princess Diana also maintained royal tradition by wearing dresses with sleeves that went past her elbows during the Queen's public birthday celebration. And royal fans were delighted to see Markle and Prince Harry (The Duke and Duchess of Sussex ) join her on the famous balcony. The pair will be travel...

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  • Chinese President Xi Awards Putin Friendship Medal, Pledges Support
Chinese President Xi Awards Putin Friendship Medal, Pledges Support

Russian Federation was expelled from what was then called the G8 in 2014 because of its annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. "Nothing he has done since then has changed that most obvious fact", McCain said. For the past week, it was an open question in official Ottawa whether Trump would actually show up, given his recent trade actions against ...

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  • Chinese Hackers Breach US Navy Computers
Chinese Hackers Breach US Navy Computers

As a whole, the stolen data can be considered as classified, according to the officials, even though the data was being stored on the contractor's unclassified network. The hacking operation comes as the Trump administration seeks China's assistance in securing a agreement with North Korea that will see the Hermit Kingdom dismantle its nuclear pr...

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  • Body of Shizuka Matsuki Found After Likely Alligator Attack in Florida
Body of Shizuka Matsuki Found After Likely Alligator Attack in Florida

In Broward County in May 2006, a 28-year-old woman was killed by an alligator at the North New River Canal in Sunrise, the FWC said. They added that the fatal event will be investigated. Dale Engle told the newspaper. The nature park is popular among dog walkers and has two large bodies of water. Only her barking dogs remained at the waterfro...

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  • Candidates scramble as McConnell truncates August recess
Candidates scramble as McConnell truncates August recess

I'm hopeful we can do this in a cooperative fashion, but we've got lots of tools available". "Senators should expect to remain in session in August to pass legislation, including appropriations bills , and to make additional progress on the president's nominees".

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  • Rudy Giuliani Defends Controversial Comments About Stormy Daniels
Rudy Giuliani Defends Controversial Comments About Stormy Daniels

Stephanie Grisham said the former NY mayor never talked to the first lady about Stormy Daniels . "Look, Rudy's great", Trump said Friday as he prepared to leave the White House on Friday en route to a Group of Seven economic summit in Canada.

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  • Prison Ahead for Senate Aide Who Gave Secrets to NYT Lover
Prison Ahead for Senate Aide Who Gave Secrets to NYT Lover

The FBI said he gave false statements to agents "about his repeated contacts with three reporters, including through his use of encrypted messaging applications". Coulson also ordered Wolfe not to access or discuss classified information with undisclosed people, not to possess a personal identification other than his own, and to make weekly c...

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  • California in spotlight as United States voters cast ballots in primaries
California in spotlight as United States voters cast ballots in primaries

Two years into his presidency, Trump's core base has shown little signs of erosion, prompting Republican candidates to position themselves as strong supporters of Trump's agenda. The fear among Democrats was that a glut of enthusiastically blue candidates would split the vote in some key races, allowing Republicans to run unopposed in November.

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  • Hawaii volcano has destroyed 600 homes, officials say
Hawaii volcano has destroyed 600 homes, officials say

Twenty-four vents, or fissures, have opened up in a mostly rural district of the island since May 3, but lava was coming out only from one fissure, scientists said Friday. Vacationland had about 150 homes and Kapoho, about 350 homes. "Don't forget the farmers, don't forget the ranchers, don't forget all the employees for them".

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  • Search continues as Guatemala toll rises to 72
Search continues as Guatemala toll rises to 72

Authorities have said the window is closing on the chances of finding anyone else alive in the devastation. "One million seven hundred thousand people are affected, and that number could rise - he said - there is serious damage to infrastructure, especially roads and bridges, so communications are very hard".

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  • Israel drops flyers on Gaza, warns against Friday demos
Israel drops flyers on Gaza, warns against Friday demos

The IDF spokesperson explained that troops " responded with riot dispersal means ". A few weeks ago, the army called one of his brothers, and told him that "Ezzeddin will face the same fate of Ahmad Nasr Jarrar , who was killed by the soldiers on February 06, 2018, if he does not surrender".

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  • Paul Ryan Contradicts Donald Trump on Spygate and the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Paul Ryan Contradicts Donald Trump on Spygate and the Federal Bureau of Investigation

The comments contradict Trump, who has insisted the agency planted a "spy for political reasons and to help Crooked Hillary win". "We're waiting for some more document requests", Ryan told reporters at a news conference on Capitol Hill.

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  • UK Supreme Court dismisses appeal to overturn N. Ireland's strict abortion laws
UK Supreme Court dismisses appeal to overturn N. Ireland's strict abortion laws

Amnesty International and women who have been directly impacted by the abortion law intervened in the case, providing evidence that the near total abortion ban is a violation of women's rights. The current law has "a significant chilling effect" on women seeking abortions and medical professionals who may wish to help them, he added. He said th...

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  • IDF opens fire at two Gazans crossing border with ax, killing one
IDF opens fire at two Gazans crossing border with ax, killing one

Militants in Gaza did not fire long-range rockets at Israel's major cities, as they did in 2014, and Israeli airstrikes were focused on unmanned military targets. Last week, residents in Gaza attempted to break a 12-year crippling siege that has trapped more than two million Palestinians since 2006. Israel withdrew its troops and settlers from ...

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  • Severed Rattlesnake Head Bites Texas Man
Severed Rattlesnake Head Bites Texas Man

But when he bent down to pick up the snake's corpse, the animal's severed head bit him . "He had to rip it off". "The head end of a cut-up rattlesnake can continue to function, including the venom glands, for a long time afterward", anti-venom doctor Leslie Boyer told Gizmodo .

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  • Canada's Trudeau rejects United States proposal for bilateral trade pact
Canada's Trudeau rejects United States proposal for bilateral trade pact

Now, to be fair to Trump , the British attack on the White House was in retaliation for our attack on York, Ontario (a British colony at the time), but that's pretty much the only way that Canada is connected to this infamous act. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she expected "difficult discussions" at the summit. "Canada believes in hopin...

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  • Trump invokes War of 1812 in testy call with Trudeau over tariffs
Trump invokes War of 1812 in testy call with Trudeau over tariffs

Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, called trade tensions shadowing the G-7 conference beginning Friday "a family quarrel" and said Trump will meet one-on-one with Canadian Prime MinisterJustin Trudeau and French PresidentEmmanuel Macron at the summit.

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  • U.S. police chase soldier who stole armoured vehicle
U.S. police chase soldier who stole armoured vehicle

That's certainly not the case this time around as the model is question is an armored personnel carrier that was stolen from Fort Pickett which is a Virginia National Guard base near the town of Blackstone. In a statement Virginia State Police said they were notified the vehicle was "driven away" from Fort Pickett about 7:55 p.m. Tuesday....

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  • David Koch Steps Down From Family Business, Political Work
David Koch Steps Down From Family Business, Political Work

After building a powerful conservative political network with his brother, Charles , David Koch is now stepping down from his family's conglomerate and his leadership of Americans for Prosperity, the network's signature political organization.

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  • Canada, France forge united front ahead of G7 summit with Trump
Canada, France forge united front ahead of G7 summit with Trump

Yesterday, we found out that, back in May, Donald Trump had a call with Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau , where they discussed the tariffs that the USA was going to impose on Canada . I guess the only positive about this story is that George W. Bush is no longer the dumbest person we've ever had serving as president of the United States...

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  • Trump tariffs: Mexico retaliates against U.S. products
Trump tariffs: Mexico retaliates against U.S. products

Trudeau was apparently arguing Canada's loyalty directly to the USA president when Trump fired back about the Burning of Washington. Mexico has hit back against President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium, imposing its own import taxes on American goods including pork, potatoes and apples.

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  • 100 firefighters tackle blaze at London's Mandarin Oriental
100 firefighters tackle blaze at London's Mandarin Oriental

Crews were expected to remain at the scene overnight, she said. London Fire Brigade said it was called just before 4 p.m.to the 12-story Mandarin Oriental Hotel, an ornate building near Hyde Park that opened as a hotel in 1902 and recently underwent extensive renovations.

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