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On a party-line vote, Supreme Court approves OH voter purges

On a party-line vote, Supreme Court approves OH voter purges Civil rights groups are calling the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on Monday upholding Ohio's practice of purging voters from the rolls " a setback for voting rights ". Postal Service lists of changed addresses, but not everyone who moves notifies the post office. The justices, voting 5-4 along ideological lines, said the system was a legitimate effort to identify people who have moved away and did... [Full Article...]

Macron says 'things moving forward' after G7 trade spat

Macron says 'things moving forward' after G7 trade spat Anticipating a tense two days in Quebec , Trump has complained about having to attend the summit, particularly since it comes just before his high-stakes meeting in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , said two people with knowledge of his thinking. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un enjoys night-time stroll in Singapore ahead of historic summit

Kim Jong Un enjoys night-time stroll in Singapore ahead of historic summit The North Korean autocrat's every move will be followed by 3,000 journalists up until he shakes hands with Trump. So you can only imagine how much Singapore is paying to have the North Korean leader and an entire army of bodyguards and government officials at the St. [Full Article...]

Putin dismisses G7 criticism as 'babbling,' calls for cooperation

Putin dismisses G7 criticism as 'babbling,' calls for cooperation The Kremlin has complained that efforts to organize the meeting seem frozen. Even as the scope of the breakdown over United States tariffs became clear, Xi was taking the podium to criticize what he said were new forms of "unilateralism" and "protectionism". [Full Article...]

USA commando killed during Al Shabab sweep in Somalia

USA commando killed during Al Shabab sweep in Somalia Major Hussein Ali, a Somali military officer told Reuters the attack took place at a military base just outside the town of Kismayu in Southern Somalia. Al-Shabab has been blamed for the truck bombing in Mogadishu that killed more than 500 people last October. The overarching goal in Somalia for the Defense Department is to help the Somali government in providing a safe and secure environment fo... [Full Article...]

Fla. Approved Concealed Gun Permits Without Background Checks

Fla. Approved Concealed Gun Permits Without Background Checks A spokesman for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, which oversees the Division of Licensing, said that that NICS was only consulted for "non-criminal disqualifying offenses" and that the department conducted criminal background checks using two other databases maintained by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation . [Full Article...]

China, Russia, Mongolia vow to strengthen cooperation

China, Russia, Mongolia vow to strengthen cooperation Adding an extra layer of friction to the gathering, Trump suggested that Russian Federation - which was expelled following the annexation of Crimea - should be allowed to rejoin the group. Despite those comments, Putin reportedly said he's willing to meet with Trump, "as soon as the USA side is ready". Nuclear power deals signed by the two leaders in Beijing - the biggest such cooperation agreem... [Full Article...]

Theresa May slams 'UNJUSTIFIED' Trump tariffs as TRADE WAR with European Union looms

Theresa May slams 'UNJUSTIFIED' Trump tariffs as TRADE WAR with European Union looms Washington's trading partners are angry about US President Donald Trump's decision last week to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada , the European Union and Mexico. are gathered for top-level talks. Though the USA appears increasingly isolated from its allies, Trump on Saturday insisted that his relationships with other leaders remains "great". [Full Article...]

Sikh guardsman first to wear turban at Trooping the Colour

Sikh guardsman first to wear turban at Trooping the Colour Princess Charlotte was born in 2015, she isWills and Kate's second child after Prince George . Despite the fact that Meghan Markle is now a member of the British Royal family and that comes with a lot of rules and restrictions, especially in public, the former actress is not too anxious about following royal protocol a hundred percent. [Full Article...]

Is marijuana legal in Canada, after Cannabis Act passed crucial Senate vote?

Is marijuana legal in Canada, after Cannabis Act passed crucial Senate vote? Marijuana has been fully legalized in eight states, with 24 states allowing some form of use. The bill seeks to ensure "that each state has the right to determine for itself the best approach to marijuana within its borders", according to a summary . [Full Article...]

GOP senators push for bill to rein in Trump on tariffs

GOP senators push for bill to rein in Trump on tariffs Corker, a Tennessee Republican and chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he and the president had a lengthy, "heartfelt" conversation about the legislation. "We Democrats welcome this additional time because it gives us the opportunity to address an issue that's on the top of the mind of so numerous American people and one that the Republicans have badly mishandled up to this ... [Full Article...]

Robert Mueller files new charges against Manafort

Robert Mueller files new charges against Manafort This has not escaped the attention of Judge T.S. Ellis, who is presiding over Mueller's case against Manafort in a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia. Manafort's efforts to coach the stories of witnesses against him. The White House did not immediately comment on Friday's new charges, but some of Trump's allies quickly picked up a familiar argument. [Full Article...]

PM's statement prior to his departure to Qingdao in China

PM's statement prior to his departure to Qingdao in China The two leaders took stock of the progress in implementing the decisions they had taken at their informal summit in Wuhan in April. Qingdao: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi gears up for a series of meetings at Qingdao , it's worth taking a looking at why the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation ( SCO ) is a unique gathering of countries, and what the special significance of this grouping is.... [Full Article...]

Trump Breaks With G-7 to Urge Russia Return, Jabs `Unfair Trade

Trump Breaks With G-7 to Urge Russia Return, Jabs `Unfair Trade Trump said in Washington as he was departing for the summit in Canada . Russian Federation was expelled from what had been the G-8 in 2014 following its annexation of Crimea . Just after 6 a.m., Trump used the social media platform to accuse Canada of charging US customers astronomical tariffs on dairy products. "We are pro-Italian, not pro-Russia", Di Maio told a radio interviewer, while ... [Full Article...]

Frosty reception for Theresa May's Brexit backstop plan in Brussels

Frosty reception for Theresa May's Brexit backstop plan in Brussels Whitehall has proposed two customs solutions: a partnership under which Britain would collect import duties on the EU's behalf, and a proposal known as "max fac" (maximum facilitation) that would rely on new technology to conduct rapid border checks without a physical presence at the historically fraught frontier. [Full Article...]

Potential Sonic Attacks Plague US Consulate in China

Potential Sonic Attacks Plague US Consulate in China In China, one diplomat who experienced the symptoms left in April; this week, another American and his family left to return to the United States for treatment and testing. Security guards outside the Guangzhou consulate checked reporter's IDs on Thursday and told them to leave the area and not attempt to talk to consulate staff. [Full Article...]

Home alone: Melania Trump won't join Trump to Canada, Singapore trips

Home alone: Melania Trump won't join Trump to Canada, Singapore trips Accompanying the text were photos of the reception, including one of her sitting next to the president. "She looked handsome", said Diana Pike of Phoenix, whose son was killed in Afghanistan in 2013. Melania Trump will join President Donald Trump for a visit to Federal Emergency Management Agency Headquarters in Washington for a briefing to discuss preparedness ahead of the 2018 hurricane sea... [Full Article...]

Israeli troops kill Gaza man armed with axe

Israeli troops kill Gaza man armed with axe Since March 30, 120 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces since the popular protests began calling for the Palestinians' right of return to the homes from which they were expelled from in 1948. On Friday, a 21-year-old volunteer paramedic was shot as she tried to help evacuate wounded protesters near Israel's perimeter fence with Gaza. No Israelis have been killed. [Full Article...]

Man bitten by severed rattlesnake head

Man bitten by severed rattlesnake head And though there are about 7-8,000 snake bites from venomous snakes in the USA each year, only about 10-12 of them, on average, result in fatalities, says trauma surgeon Michael Halpert. South Texas' KIII-TV reported the victim's wife said that the snake discharged "all its venom". The venom took effect fast as the man started having seizures, lost his vision and even experienced internal bleedi... [Full Article...]

Conservative icon David Koch leaving business, politics › Medicine Hat News

Conservative icon David Koch leaving business, politics › Medicine Hat News Chairman of the board of Americans for Prosperity David Koch speaks at the Defending the American Dream summit at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, Aug. He's donated to museums - giving $35 million to the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum and $20 million to the American Museum of Natural History in NY. [Full Article...]


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