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People Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill
Author: 0 Hong Kong protest draws hundreds of thousands over extradition bill

This march is expected to be the biggest in Hong Kong since the Umbrella Movement in 2014. The arson cases occurred on Friday, first near a police vehicle and then by a police station, the Hong Kong government said. The Hong Kong government has proposed to amend extradition laws so that authorities in mainland China, Taiwan and Macau could request the extradition of someone living in Hong Kong , who they suspect of committing a crime.

People Moldovan court relieves Dodon of presidential duties
Author: 0 Moldovan court relieves Dodon of presidential duties

The leader of the Party of Socialists Zinaida Greceanii was elected as the parliament's speaker, and the government was set up led by Prime Minister Maia Sandu, who heads the Party of Action and Solidarity, which is part of the Acum bloc. More than 10,000 of Plahotniuc and Filip's party supporters held a protest, calling Dodon a "traitor" and demanding his resignation. He spoke after a PD-controlled TV station, Publika, leaked a video of Dodon saying he received a monthly stipend from Moscow ...

People Joe Biden leads race for Democratic presidential contenders
Author: 0 Joe Biden leads race for Democratic presidential contenders

He added: "I think one of the reasons why you have so many Democratic candidates joining Pride is not just to recognize how far we've come but recognizing that this work is not done". "And some of these candidates who've been under the radar start to surface and compete with Joe Biden ", Selzer said. In March, before Biden formally entered the race, he and Sanders held a commanding lead, with 27% and 25% support according to the Register's polling, which has always been judged by ...

People Strong showing for Brexit Party in local election
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She will continue as Britain's Prime Minister until her successor is chosen, after a series of votes beginning next week and ending in July. May's three-year reign as leader of the Conservative Party ended with a behind-the-scenes exchange of letters between her and the 1922 Committee, the body that represents backbench MPs.

People Modi biased against Kerala as CPM rules state: Rahul
Author: 0 Modi biased against Kerala as CPM rules state: Rahul

He claimed that even if the Congress and Left parties manage to put their ideological differences aside to work towards developing the southern state, no such expectation can be made from the BJP. He accepted memorandums and complaints from people and spent time listening to the grievances of representatives of tribals and farmers at the Wayand district collectorate on June 8.

People Gove pleads for 'second chance' after admitting cocaine use
Author: 0 Gove pleads for 'second chance' after admitting cocaine use

Meanwhile, in what appears to be a current freakish trend of attempting to appear more street-wise and "down-to-earth" to Tory members (i.e. voters in the impending leadership race), Rory Stewart, another of the Tory leadership contenders, recently apologised after admitting he had smoked opium at a wedding in Iran.

People Truck collides with Amish carriage in MI, killing 2 children
Author: 0 Truck collides with Amish carriage in MI, killing 2 children

In May, a auto hit a horse-drawn carriage in California Township, Michigan, about 40 minutes away from where Friday's incident occurred. Five children and two adults were ejected from the carriage. Injured carriage occupants were transported to Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., and Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo, Mich. Police said the pickup driver was taken into custody, although they did not specify any charge.

People G20 frets over global economy amid US-China trade war
Author: 0 G20 frets over global economy amid US-China trade war

He said the focus of that one-on-one discussion will be the trade dispute between Beijing and Washington. President Donald Trump claimed a victory after Washington and Mexico agreed on measures to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States.

People US, Mexico reach deal on migration
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Trump had said earlier that Democrats have forced him to take action against Mexico because they aren't willing to fix the USA immigration laws that are fueling the immigration crisis. The denial was even reportedly made to Richard Grenell, America's ambassador to Germany, who is the most senior openly gay person in Trump's administration and who is leading a worldwide push to decriminalize homosexuality.

People 'State actor' behind oil tanker attacks off Emirati coast
Author: 0 'State actor' behind oil tanker attacks off Emirati coast

The countries believe the attacks were the work of several teams of operatives who coordinated the timed detonation of all four explosive charges within an hour. The investigating nations also revealed the first photos of the damage to the tankers' hulls taken by divers, showing large holes caused by what US officials have described to CBS News as limpet bombs, believed to have been stuck onto the ships by attacking divers for the May 12 attack.

People Colorado school officials consider razing site of Columbine massacre
Author: 0 Colorado school officials consider razing site of Columbine massacre

Since the morbid fascination with Columbine has been increasing over the years, rather than dissipating, we believe it is time for our community to consider this option for the existing Columbine building. "We are in the very preliminary and exploratory stages of these conversations, and we are seeking community feedback and thoughts on this proposal", Glass said in the letter.

People Schoolchildren delighted to meet Trump on golf course
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PRESIDENT Donald Trump has now left Clare, flying from Shannon Airport earlier this afternoon. After spending the night there, Mr Trump tweeted: "A big and handsome day today". Doonbeg locals celebrated his arrival while protesters spent the course of his visit at Shannon with a rally also held in Dublin. The 26-foot blimp has previously made appearances at anti-Trump protests in several other countries.

People Russian journalist charged with attempt to deal 'large amount' of drugs: lawyer
Author: 0 Russian journalist charged with attempt to deal 'large amount' of drugs: lawyer

Ivan Golunov , a reporter for Meduza independent news site who has been charged with attempted drug-dealing, "complained of feeling unwell", Moscow police said in a statement . Meduza general director Galina Timchenko told journalists outside court that Golunov had received death threats over his reporting. The respected site is based in European Union member Latvia to avoid Russian censorship, but some journalists live in Russia .

People Norwegian Cruise Line says Cuba travel ban to hit 2019 earnings
Author: 0 Norwegian Cruise Line says Cuba travel ban to hit 2019 earnings

The announcement effectively bans the most common way Americans were traveling to the island. . The move is blamed on Cuba's role in Venezuela and Nicaragua. What does this mean for an estimated 800,000 travelers looking forward to their upcoming cruise to Cuba? A 2018 study by the organization reports 43% of travel agents said their customers are increasingly interested in Cuba, mostly because it's seen as a "new, exotic and mysterious" destination.

People Trump announces deal with Mexico to avoid tariffs
Author: 0 Trump announces deal with Mexico to avoid tariffs

Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador says Mexico will not respond to US President Donald Trump's threat of coercive tariffs with desperation, but instead push for dialogue, during his daily press conference at the National Palace, in Mexico City, Mexico, May 31, 2019.

People Donald Trump Brags About The Amazing Attain He Had On Queen Elizabeth
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Both leaders will give speeches, while the French president will also bestow the Legion d'Honneur, France's highest honour, on five American veterans. "Standing here as the waves wash quietly onto the shore below us, it's nearly impossible to grasp the raw courage it must have taken that day to leap from landing craft and into the surf, despite the fury of battle", May said.

People Ghana: Police mount search for kidnappers of 2 Canadian women
Author: 0 Ghana: Police mount search for kidnappers of 2 Canadian women

CTV News has confirmed the women were volunteering for Youth Challenge International , a Toronto-based non-governmental organization operating in Ghana . Violence against and the kidnapping of foreigners in Ghana is rare and there are rumours that ransom might be behind the reason for the abductions.

People Noor Headed to Prison
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The public gallery was filled with tears as a video of Ms Damond Ruszczyk's life was played. The judge noted that third-degree murder calls for a 150-month sentence, but given it is a lesser offense, she did not impose a sentence for that crime.

People High Court Throws out Legal Challenge Against Boris Johnson
Author: 0 High Court Throws out Legal Challenge Against Boris Johnson

The allegations related to claims on the side of a bus during the European Union referendum campaign which said Britain gave the European Union £350m a week. Mr Johnson has declined to comment on the case. Former Foreign Secretary Johnson is the front-runner among Conservative lawmakers hoping to replace Theresa May as party leader and therefore Prime Minister.

People Trump calls off tariffs as U.S. and Mexico reach deal on immigration
Author: 0 Trump calls off tariffs as U.S. and Mexico reach deal on immigration

Lopez Obrador, a leftist populist who took office in December, said he would lead a rally Saturday in the northern Mexican city of Tijuana to "defend Mexico's destiny" and to announce what he suggested were new ideas on immigration. Trump said on Thursday he would decide later this month whether to hit Beijing with tariffs on an additional list of $300 billion in Chinese goods. But US officials demanded more.

People PM Modi's departure statement before his visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka
Author: 0 PM Modi's departure statement before his visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka

He will also visit Sri Lanka as Indian underlines its "Neighbourhood First" policy . Prime Minister Modi will be conferred with the Maldives' highest honour "Rule of Nishan Izzuddeen" during his visit. The two countries have also chose to hold the Maldives-India business forum later this year to boost private sector investments. A wave of bombings killed more than 250 people across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, despite repeated warnings from Indian intelligence services about a militant plot.

People North Korea's Kim Jong-un upset with 'wrong spirit' at mass games
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Jong-un upset with 'wrong spirit' at mass games

South Korea's Unification Ministry, which deals with inter-Korean affairs, said it couldn't confirm whether North Korea was pausing the mass games. A South Korean daily called Chosun Ilbo claimed that US Representative Kim Hyok Chol and four foreign ministry officials have been executed.

People German nurse who killed 85 patients gets life in prison - International
Author: 0 German nurse who killed 85 patients gets life in prison - International

Hoegel had been charged with 100 counts of murder over allegations that he killed patients at two hospitals in north-western Germany between 1999 and 2005. "It is so beyond comprehension what you have done, that I can not believe it", the judge , Sebastian Bührmann, told Högel as he announced the verdict.

People U.S. senators introduce motions to block Trump's arms sales to Saudi Arabia
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In a vote in March to entire USA military aid for the Saudi-led war in Yemen and review presidential war powers, seven Republican senators joined Democrats to pass the bill. US President Donald Trump's administration has approved the transfer of nuclear technical expertise to Saudi Arabia seven times - including twice since the Saudi-orchestrated murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Democratic senator said on Tuesday.

People Migrant caravan: Mexico blocks new caravan of Central American migrants
Author: 0 Migrant caravan: Mexico blocks new caravan of Central American migrants

Mr. Lopez Obrador is hoping to head off tariffs Mr. Trump has vowed to impose on Mexican imports on Monday. On June 6, Border Patrol agents from the Eagle Pass South Station were tracking a group of suspected undocumented immigrants when they found a 24-year-old Honduran male, lying on the ground, suffering from dehydration.

People Americans vacationing in Dominican Republic, Fiji die in separate incidents
Author: 0 Americans vacationing in Dominican Republic, Fiji die in separate incidents

Schaup-Werner arrived to the hotel, she was found unresponsive in her hotel room", the resort, Bahia Principe, said in a statement, citing the Dominican National Institute of Forensic Sciences and the National Police Investigations Unit. Authorities said they won't be able to provide more details on the causes of death until toxicology results are completed. "They usually take about a month".

People U.S. says Iran having second thoughts about attack after troop buildup
Author: 0 U.S. says Iran having second thoughts about attack after troop buildup

USA analysts, however, quickly blamed Iran for the attack, and some warned that the US could use the incident as a pretense for entering into a conflict with Iran. "Cumulatively, all of these have caused them to sort of step back and recalculate the course that they apparently were on", he said. "And if they want to talk, that's fine", Trump said.

People CLIA 'disappointed' as members forced to abandon US-Cuba cruise itineraries
Author: 0 CLIA 'disappointed' as members forced to abandon US-Cuba cruise itineraries

For travellers confused about the thicket of federal regulations governing travel to Cuba, cruises offered a simple, one-stop, guaranteed legal way to travel. All 2019 sailings on the Majesty of the Seas and Empress of the Seas will have alternative ports in the Caribbean. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in the statement said that the restrictions are a result of Cuba continuing "to play a destabilising role in the Western Hemisphere, providing a communist foothold in the region and ...

Author: 0 Chinese Leader Xi Jinping Calls US President Trump His Friend

Xi arrived in Moscow on Wednesday for a three-day visit with Putin and described the Russian president as his "best friend" during a meeting at the Kremlin. "I'm sure that my friend, President Trump , isn't interested in that either". China has reciprocated with tariffs of its own, among other measures. The Russian leader accused Team Trump of "unbridled economic egoism", singling out USA efforts to thwart a Russian gas pipeline to Europe and a campaign to persuade countries to blackball ...

People USA starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 programme over Russian Federation deal
Author: 0 USA starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 programme over Russian Federation deal

Reuters also reported that US Defense Secretary, Patrick Shanahan, also sent a letter to his Turkish counterpart on Friday, laying out the steps to "unwind " Turkey from the F-35 programme. "And we completed training of all the military personnel", he said. If Turkey were removed from the F-35 programme, it would be one of the most significant ruptures in recent history of the relationship between the two allies, experts said.

People Pope Francis made this expansive commerce to Lord's Prayer
Author: 0 Pope Francis made this expansive commerce to Lord's Prayer

The Italian version of the prayer has been updated but it's not known when the English version will be changed. According to The Guardian , a UK-based global print and online news outfit, Francis risked incurring the ire of traditionalists by approving a change to the wording of The Lord's Prayer.

People USA has benefited richly from trade with China, says Beijing
Author: 0 USA has benefited richly from trade with China, says Beijing

We'll see what happens... "We'll make that decision, I would say, over the two-weeks...one way or the another, I'll make that decision after the G20", he stated. China has already cut banks' reserve requirements (RRR) six times since early 2018 and guided interest rates lower, while keeping ample liquidity in the banking system.

People Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election
Author: 0 Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election

Brexit is still scheduled for October 31st, but while the contenders thrash it out over leadership of the Conservative Party, the project remains stalled, with the only divorce plan agreed with Brussels rejected by Britain's parliament. But she delayed her departure until after Donald Trump's state visit to Britain and D-day commemorations had taken place. Nearly a dozen Conservative lawmakers are already jostling to replace May in a contest that formally opens Monday, vowing to succeed ...

People Massive ladybug swarm moving through SoCal
Author: 0 Massive ladybug swarm moving through SoCal

A swarm of ladybugs in Southern California is so massive that it is showing up on National Weather Service radar and appears to be the size of a small storm. Back in 2013, the internet was abuzz after a weird blob appeared on weather radars in North Alabama. In California , ladybugs fly down from the mountains to coastal and valley areas in the spring, according to the University of California Pest Management Program .

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