China Reasserts Claims Over South China Sea

06 Jun, 2016

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday the declaration of such a zone would be seen as a "provocative and destabilising act" and urged Beijing not to act unilaterally. Brunei, Malaysia, Vietnam and Taiwan also have competing claims in the sea. "As our two nations work together to uphold the freedom of navigation and overflight across the region, we're also accelerating the defeat of ISIL [Islamic State] together in Iraq and Syria", he said in a speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue.


Donald Trump Blames "Thugs" and "Illegals" for Violence at His Rallies

06 Jun, 2016

Donald Trump supporters leaving the presidential candidate's rally in San Jose on Thursday evening were pounced on by protesters, some of whom threw punches and eggs. "I understand how reprehensible and disgraceful Donald Trump's positions are, how ignorant they are, how much he is appealing- and I can understand the anger, I surely can".


17 killed after bus on Mumbai-Pune expressway falls into ditch

06 Jun, 2016

The accident spot is located 20 km away from Navi Mumbai. An Innova vehicle passing by stopped to help the family since it also had a toddle. The bus was coming from Satara to Mumbai , and it rammed into two cars parked on the roadside. The injured were rushed to MGM Hospital Panvel, but due to paucity of beds others had to be ferried elsewhere; the condition of many of them was grim, the Panvel police said.


Iraq's Shiite cleric urges protection for Fallujah residents

05 Jun, 2016

Iraq's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric urged government and allied Shi'ite militia forces fighting to retake Falluja from Islamic State militants to spare trapped civilians amid reports of a budding humanitarian crisis in the city. "They have no food, no medicines and no clean water ". Officials say militants have restricted distribution of what few goods remain. In an update issued on Thursday, the Norwegian Refugee Council, an aid group working with refugees and internally displaced people in ...


Clinton says Trump has 'lowered the bar' regarding protests

05 Jun, 2016

Both Sanders and Hillary Clinton will be in California leading up to Tuesday's primary. However, over the last few days the war of words between Clinton and Trump has reached a new height. Mariana Sanchez, a student at CSU San Bernardino, said the attack "didn't really affect us as much as a lot of people would think". But she shouldn't be.


Should mom be charged in son's encounter with gorilla?

05 Jun, 2016

Jane Goodall, whose name at this point is a metonym for "definitive primate expert", has weighed in on the Cincinnati Zoo's decision to fatally shoot Harambe, a 17-year-old gorilla, after a child fell into his enclosure on Saturday. "The barriers are safe", he said at a press conference. Police said their investigation would look at the parents' actions, not the operation of the zoo, which is overseen by the US Department of Agriculture.


UK's Cameron says leaving EU would be 'economic self-harm'

05 Jun, 2016

Trump has previously told "Good Morning Britain" that if he were the president, a Brexit would not hurt the United Kingdom in terms of trade relations with the US. Let me finish now. "That would have a real effect on people watching this show - fewer jobs, we'd see prices go up because the pound would go down, the cost of the weekly shop would go up".


Family: Blue Angels pilot killed in crash dreamed of flying

05 Jun, 2016

Jeff Kuss, 30, of Durango, Colo., is now assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 (VMFA-312) Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C. He is a 2006 graduate of Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colo. "He is one of those people that could get along, make friends with anyone he ever came in contact with - one of the nicest people you ever meet", said Michael Kuss of his son.


Syrian forces open new front against ISIL with Russian air support

05 Jun, 2016

Aided by Russian airstrikes, which pounded areas in Hama province, along the border with Raqqa, government forces were able to reach the edge of Raqqa on Friday night. Tabqa was captured by Daesh in 2014 and is home to Daesh's arsenal. Only 40 km separate the army forces from the targeted areas, said the UK-based watchdog group.


Testy Trump takes his war with the press to a new level

04 Jun, 2016

But this is a retcon. After Trump was announced the presumptive Republican nominee in early May, Clinton's team sent out daily emails of the growing list of conservatives who said they could not support Trump . During questioning from reporters, Trump called one journalist "a sleaze" and said sarcastically that another was "a real beauty". I mean, for example, the king of Jordan, who is a great ally of ours, wouldn't be able to come to the United States, and so that's not something I ...


US State Department: Turkey - key partner in fight against IS

04 Jun, 2016

The council, which flies the Syrian opposition flag, was set up by the DSF and is aiming to transfer power to a civilian leadership once the military stage is completed, they said. The Anadolu Agency, citing military officials, said today the strikes by US-led coalition jets targeted IS positions north of the city of Aleppo, destroying a tank, two mortar positions, a headquarters' building and three vehicles.


Trump claims judge has 'absolute conflict'

04 Jun, 2016

It emphasized that salespeople need to size up prospective students for how big a payout they'd be good for - "Are they a single parent of three children that may need money for food?" - and identify those "most likely to buy". - Served as a lawyer or witness in the case, or worked in private practice with someone who has. Curiel was born in IN, to parents who came from Mexico.


French trains hit hard by latest protest over labor reform

04 Jun, 2016

Striking rail workers halted about half of French train services on Wednesday in a dispute over working time as a stand-off between the militant CGT union and the Socialist government over a proposed labour law reform dragged on. Commuters head to one of the few trains running after a strike starts at the Gare Saint Lazare train station, in Paris , Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The airline lost more than 400 million euros in September 2014 during a 15-day pilots' strike against a plan to ...


Trump Now Wooing Martinez For Her Support

04 Jun, 2016

Last year, Martinez denounced Trump's comments about Mexicans being criminals as "horrible" and "completely and unequivocally wrong". The Republican speaker said he now has an increased comfort level with Trump's approach toward Ryan's priorities, including halting overreach by the president and executive branch.


Hawaii officials: 5 killed in small plane crash on Kauai

04 Jun, 2016

The pilot, two skydiving instructors and two tandem jumpers were in the plane at the time of the crash. Four of the victims died at the scene, and one died at a hospital, officials said. Two lifeguards swam out to the man and woman, who were hanging on to the wings of the plane as it was sinking, she said. "With the severity of the incident, I think they'll look at all that very closely, he said".


Boat Carrying at Least 700 Migrants Capsizes off Greece

04 Jun, 2016

The operation was continuing to locate any potentially missing passengers from the migrant boat, officials said. The coast guard said the roughly 25-meter (82-foot) vessel , which resembled a large fishing boat, had been carrying an undetermined number of people when it was located Friday half-sunk about 75 nautical miles south of Crete in global waters, and within Egypt's search and rescue area of operation.


'Myth-busting' Obama tries to debunk GOP on the economy

04 Jun, 2016

He blasted the real estate mogul's tax plan and called his pledge to roll back regulations under his Wall Street reform law "crazy". Mr Obama leaves office in January next year, and with each passing week is wading ever deeper into the 2016 presidential election campaign.


Michael Madison to be sentenced for killing 3 women wrapped in bags

04 Jun, 2016

His defence attorneys never argued that Madison was innocent. Needless to say, this does not justify any of Madison's acts, but for now, the Ohio Supreme Court is considering whether to uphold his conviction and sentence. A Cuyahoga County judge must decide Michael Madison's sentence on Thursday. "You've touched our family, you've taken my child", he added before spotting Madison smirking.


24 killed during eviction drive in north India

04 Jun, 2016

Mr Sharma said police had responded with live fire. Majority have bullet wounds and are in critical condition. State authorities ordered a probe into the deadly clashes. Over time, the protest camp grew with tents and cooking gear, with thousands of men, women and children using it as a makeshift home. Television images and pictures from the scene showed that numerous huts where members of the sect had been living had been set alight, with smoke billowing across the area.


Treasury further blocks N. Korea from United States financial system

03 Jun, 2016

In a column in state newspaper DPRK Today, Trump was described as a "prescient presidential candidate" who can liberate Americans. Authorities in the Chinese province of Jilin issued a region-wide text message to local residents on Monday after they received notice an armed North Korean soldier was roaming the area.


Clinton slams Trump University as 'fraudulent scheme'

03 Jun, 2016

In February, Trump announced his intention to "open up" libel laws, which would be the single most effective way to erode or at least curb the freedom of the press in America by making news outlets vulnerable to lawsuits. " He wouldn't put his name on this if it wasn't, right?" Plaintiffs contend that Trump University gave seminars and classes across the country that were like infomercials, constantly pressuring customers to buy more and, in the end, failing to deliver.


The bitter legal fight over Trump University

03 Jun, 2016

The records include a careful guide to selling - and to dealing with reporters. The Washington Post first reported the order online Saturday . Schneiderman said Trump's legal team has sought to quash the release of documents and fought against having the case go to trial.


Bacteria Resistant To Last Resort Antibiotics Discovered In United States

03 Jun, 2016

Previously, public health authorities around the world were alarmed over the discovery of Colistin-resistant superbug in pigs that affected a small number of people in China. "And we don't want to use up the resources now and not have them available when we really need them", Dr. Kline told Fox 9. Each year in the United States, at least 2 million people become infected with other kinds of bacteria that can't be beaten with most antibiotics, and at least 23,000 people die each year as a ...


Electing Trump would be 'historic mistake,' Clinton says

03 Jun, 2016

Bernie Sanders, campaigning furiously in California despite Hillary Clinton's near-lock on the Democratic nomination, has drawn effectively even in the state one week ahead of the primary election , according to a new poll . Trump accused Clinton of lying about his foreign policy plans at a rally at an airport hangar in Sacramento, California, Wednesday night. On a stage packed with American flags and before an audience that included military personnel, Clinton presented voters with ...


Corbyn Calls Not to Close Borders for EU Workers

03 Jun, 2016

He continued to adopt a Eurosceptic approach during last summer's leadership contest. Corbyn distanced himself from the In campaign, dismissing some of its arguments on the economic risks of Brexit as "hype", "myth-making" and "prophecies of doom".


Speaker Ryan: 'I'll Be Voting for' Trump

03 Jun, 2016

That's why I'll b... It's notable that there has been no public statement from either Trump or Ryan indicating that Trump has agreed to moderate the divisive language that Ryan has criticized or to bring his policies - including a vow not to touch entitlement spending, one of Ryan's primary concerns - more into line with what House Republicans generally believe.


Palestinian woman tries to stab soldier, is killed

03 Jun, 2016

Opposition leaders warned that Liberman's ascension to defense chief threatened progress on peace negotiations with the Palestinians , citing past statements in which he called Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas a terrorist. At a time when Israel is fighting the anti-Semitism of BDS, these officials lend fuel to the BDS movement, not to mention to the increasingly virulent hostility of journalists, of many nations and the U.N.


Donald Trump rally in San Diego draws protesters, 35 arrests made

03 Jun, 2016

Though the officer has taken her account down her critics say the damage is done and are calling for her suspension. Protesters and supporters of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump have clashed in San Diego, California outside the venue of a rally by the real-estate magnate.


Get Ready For Plain Packaging

03 Jun, 2016

World No Tobacco Day annually highlights the consequences on health of smoking such as the fact that smokers are at a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Starting November 2016, the law requires retailers and sellers of tobacco products to ensure the removal from all displays of noncompliant tobacco products.


First aid convoy since 2012 reaches Syria suburb

03 Jun, 2016

Since mid-January, ISIL rockets have been targeting towns and cities in southern Turkey, close to the Syrian border. Marea has always been a bastion of relatively moderate rebel forces fighting to topple the president Bashar al-Assad. At least 280,000 people have been killed and more than half of Syria s population have fled their homes since the conflict first erupted in 2011. That has been a lifeline for the rebels since 2012, but a government offensive backed by Russian air power and ...



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