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Shot Dead in Eastern Belgium, Officials Investigating Incident as a Terror Attack

Shot Dead in Eastern Belgium, Officials Investigating Incident as a Terror Attack Liege , the biggest city in Belgium's French-speaking Wallonia region, was the scene of a mass shooting in 2011, when a gunman killed four people and wounded more than 100 others before turning the gun on himself. The man attacked the two policers with a knife, managed to grab their weapons and shot them with their own weapon. After, he moved on to kill a 22-year-old man who was sat in the pas... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says 4 of its soldiers have been killed in Syria

Russian Federation says 4 of its soldiers have been killed in Syria Then killed, in addition to the four soldiers, two employees of a private military company, PMC supposedly "Wagner". Forty-three rebels also were also killed, the ministry said. Russian Federation has been a staunch backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Five Russian soldiers were also injured and were promptly taken to the Russian military hospital, it said. [Full Article...]

Body found of National Guardsman swept away by Maryland flooding

Body found of National Guardsman swept away by Maryland flooding Rescue workers were out in force across the little town, 13 miles west of Baltimore along the Patapsco River. Flooding claimed the old courthouse, Kittleman said , and there are homes on the west end of downtown whose foundations and basements are gone. [Full Article...]

Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet

Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet The U.S. "continues to actively prepare" for the "expected summit" with Kim, she added. Planning for the historic summit, initially scheduled for June 12, appears to be moving ahead after the U.S. It was widely expected that Kim would travel to the US to reciprocate recent visits by the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo . Soon after this appointment, however, he was reportedly sent for "ide... [Full Article...]

United States sends warships near disputed island in South China Sea

United States sends warships near disputed island in South China Sea The Chinese confronted the two ships - the Higgins destroyer and the Antietam cruiser - and ordered them to leave as they sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands, an archipelago in the waters over which Beijing claims total sovereignty. [Full Article...]

Tamil Nadu Orders Permanent Closure Of Sterlite Copper Plant In Thoothukudi

Tamil Nadu Orders Permanent Closure Of Sterlite Copper Plant In Thoothukudi The protests have intensified after Vedanta , owned by an Indian billionaire but with its head office in London, sought to expand the plant. Back in 2013 locals said they suffered from nausea and throat infections from alleged gas leaks at the plant. [Full Article...]

Videos show devastating flash flood in Baltimore suburb

Videos show devastating flash flood in Baltimore suburb The floods came just two weeks after Hogan announced the county and state had been awarded $1 million in funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to be used for reducing flood risk in Ellicott City , according to the Associated Press. [Full Article...]

Trump says Korea talks 'going along very well'

Trump says Korea talks 'going along very well' Unlike last month's summit, which was held in front of live TV cameras, Saturday's meeting took place in utmost secrecy, with reporters only told later that the face-to-face had taken place. They agreed to have their top officials meet again June 1. Their talks at the Panmunjom border village, which South Korean officials said lasted two hours, came after their April 27 meeting, the first inter-... [Full Article...]

Largely Roman Catholic Ireland votes 2-to-1 to repeal abortion ban

Largely Roman Catholic Ireland votes 2-to-1 to repeal abortion ban Voters in Friday's referendum supported rescinding the ban, adopted in 1983 as the Eighth Amendment to the Irish Constitution, by 66.4 per cent to 33.6 per cent, the final count showed. People celebrate the results of referendum on liberalising abortion laws . The results of the vote led to an outpouring of emotion from the crowd of protestors, with many chanting the "Savita, Savita", in refer... [Full Article...]

Pentagon kicks out China from major U.S. military exercise

Pentagon kicks out China from major U.S. military exercise China was one of 26 nations participating in the world's largest worldwide naval exercises in 2016, but the US said it would not be welcome to this year's installment. Ding Duo, a researcher at the Chinese government-backed National Institute for South China Sea Studies, said Beijing needs a military presence in the Spratlys to protect its civilian infrastructure. [Full Article...]

Australian grandmother sentenced to death by hanging for drug smuggling

Australian grandmother sentenced to death by hanging for drug smuggling Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto, a 54-year-old Sydney resident, was in transit at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in 2014 when she was caught with a backpack filled with the drugs. Malaysia , like other countries in Southeast Asia, imposes harsh penalties for drug offences. They were the first Westerners to be executed under the country's renowned anti-drug laws which were introduced in 1983. [Full Article...]

Rachel Dolezal faces charges for allegedly scamming the welfare system

Rachel Dolezal faces charges for allegedly scamming the welfare system Dolezal is charged with: theft by welfare fraud of $8,847 allegedly stolen between August 2015 through November 2017, perjury and making false claims to receive public assistance. "The state of Washington seeks prosecution and restitution in this matter", Bunge concludes. When asked about financial discrepancies in her fillings, he writes, Diallo simply stated she "fully disclosed her information"... [Full Article...]

Irish Church urges voters to reject abortion and protect life

Irish Church urges voters to reject abortion and protect life The RTE television and Irish Times exit polls are only predictions, with official tallies due Saturday afternoon, but both exit polls suggested an overwhelming victory for abortion rights activists seeking a "yes" vote to change the constitution. [Full Article...]

U.S. reaches agreement to lift ZTE ban with conditions

U.S. reaches agreement to lift ZTE ban with conditions However, the House and Senate have been advancing legislation that would tie the hands of the president in dealmaking with ZTE, which is under a crippling US ban because it did business with Iran and North Korea in violation of sanctions. USA -traded shares of NXP Semiconductors NV rose 4.7 percent after the announcement, as signs of better U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is scheduled to tra... [Full Article...]

Almost 42 million expected to travel for Memorial Day Weekend

Almost 42 million expected to travel for Memorial Day Weekend Oklahomans are paying an average of $2.66 per gallon at the pump, up 56 cents from Memorial Day past year. That means almost 2 million additional people will be taking to planes, trains, motor vehicles and other modes of transportation, and global transportation analytics company INRIX predicts travel delays on major roads could be up to three times longer than normal, according to a AAA press... [Full Article...]

Celebrate holiday weekend with Memorial Day parade

Celebrate holiday weekend with Memorial Day parade Though Logan was the first to establish a national remembrance, there is considerable debate on the site of the actual first Memorial Day commemoration. Monday. Dowdy also mentioned that many cemeteries will host memorial services . During the ceremony , visiting Department of Wisconsin Adjutant Amber Nikolai noted Marshfield's Legion as visionary and a role model for the 500 plus Legion pos... [Full Article...]

CENSUS: McKinney ranks as 9th fastest-growing US city

CENSUS: McKinney ranks as 9th fastest-growing US city With just 177,286 residents, Frisco - which ranked as the nation's fastest-growing city - easily outpaced the state's biggest city in population gain from July 2016 to July 2017. The growth rate of 0.8 percent from 2016 to 2017 was slower than the 1.4 percent a decade ago between 2006 and 2007. Federal Way was the only city to lose population, showing a tiny decline of 0.1 percent. [Full Article...]

Ukraine Denies Paying Trump Lawyer for White House Meeting

Ukraine Denies Paying Trump Lawyer for White House Meeting Sources in Ukraine told the BBC that Poroshenko believed that Trump's Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton, would win the us presidency, and had authorized the leak of a document that was published by The New York Times in August 2016. The BBC report stressed that there was no indication that Trump was aware of the transaction. The BBC's sources in Kiev appear to be supported by research fr... [Full Article...]

Kelly Facing Lawsuit For Sexual Assault and STD

Kelly Facing Lawsuit For Sexual Assault and STD In recent years, as more women have come forward to allege misconduct, protests against Kelly have increased. She also alleges in an interview with BBC Three that the first time they had sex it was "non-permissive, painful and abusive" and that he infected her with herpes without her knowing. [Full Article...]

ACLU: Orlando police testing Amazon's 'supercharged surveillance' facial recognition system

ACLU: Orlando police testing Amazon's 'supercharged surveillance' facial recognition system The concerns highlight the growing debate over facial-recognition systems and their potential role in crime-fighting. These include tracking lost children and other missing persons as well as tracing crime suspects. In its letter , the ACLU writes that Rekognition could have a chilling effect on how people act in society. In the case of police departments, this tool is being used to match peopl... [Full Article...]


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