• Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP
Pacific Rim ministers meet in Hanoi, seek to revive TPP

Trump withdrew from TPP in one of his first acts in office , but the 11 remaining countries agreed in Hanoi to explore how they could still move ahead - partly in the hope that the United States would reconsider leaving. "We've got an agreement; we're at the starting line and that's a very good basis from which we can build". With the United...

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  • British PM May says treating London incidents as potential act of terrorism
British PM May says treating London incidents as potential act of terrorism

A number of people are feared dead and scores injured after a van was driven into pedestrians in London and a group of men starting stabbing bystanders. Nick Brandon of the British Transport Police control room says he has received reports of an incident possibly involving a knife and a vehicle. Soon after, there were reported stabbings at ne...

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  • Hackers could be from 'anywhere' - Putin
Hackers could be from 'anywhere' - Putin

Washington: Relations between the U.S. and Germany veered further toward crisis today as President Donald Trump complained about the USA trade deficit with Germany and said it must pay more for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance.

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  • Mom Who Attended Every Class With Quadriplegic Son Gets Honorary MBA
Mom Who Attended Every Class With Quadriplegic Son Gets Honorary MBA

Judy O'Connor took notes for Marty O'Connor as he studied for his master of business administration at Chapman University in California. Then, an emotional graduation announcer said the school's faculty, administrators and board of trustees chose to give her an honorary MBA, the Associated Press reported.

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  • Should New York politician Anthony Weiner get prison time for sexting teen?
Should New York politician Anthony Weiner get prison time for sexting teen?

Weiner was forced to resign from Congress , where he represented parts of New York City, in June 2011, not long after an explicit picture, sent from his Twitter account, became public. Weiner , a Brooklyn native, was elected to Congress in 1998, filling the seat from a Brooklyn/Queens district that was vacated by Chuck Schumer, who won a Senate...

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  • 3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill
3rd worker found dead after blast at Wisconsin corn mill

Eleven other employees remain under care at three hospitals, including UW Hospital, according to Clark. None of the workers has been identified. "The cause is unknown, and so is the source of the incident", Clark said. Wednesday. Cambria Village President Glen Williams said the fire was contained by early Thursday, but he said the building was ...

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  • Bishops: Senate health care bill must respect life, be 'truly affordable'
Bishops: Senate health care bill must respect life, be 'truly affordable'

Iowa has seen the health care law's limits, as one patient with a genetic disorder was costing their insurance plan an alleged $12 million a year. Oh, and the website will be as easy to use as Amazon. Support for continued funding for the Medicaid expansion is also popular among people living in states that have not expanded their Medicaid pr...

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  • Bounty Hunters And Fugitive Die In Fierce Car Dealer Gunfight
Bounty Hunters And Fugitive Die In Fierce Car Dealer Gunfight

Garcia and Bernal had drawn their weapons and Hutchinson responded by pulling his own pistol, which he dropped, according to a statement from the city spokeswoman. Ford said that when the two men tried to apprehend the third man, a gunfight erupted as horrified employees and customers ducked for cover. "Absolutely not.

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  • Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list
Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

Trump later poked fun at the presumed typo , tweeting "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". Not for the first time, a Donald Trump tweet has lit up the internet. He obviously meant constant negative press coverage but Twitter was abuzz with other explanations thoughout the night of Wednesday deciphering what it means.

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  • Turkey faults 'aggressive' U.S. authorities for violent DC clash
Turkey faults 'aggressive' U.S. authorities for violent DC clash

There has been much congressional outrage over the Turkish security team's brutal beat-down of peaceful protesters after several videos of the incident emerged, one of which suggests that Erdogan may have ordered the attack . After the incident, the Turkish Embassy released a statement saying: "Groups affiliated with the PKK, which the us and ...

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  • Congressman Drafts Letter Calling For Immediate Suspension Of Jared Kushner's Security Clearance
Congressman Drafts Letter Calling For Immediate Suspension Of Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

Trump has privately pinned some of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. As Jared Kushner comes under increasing scrutiny in the explosive Russian Federation probe of President Trump , a growing group of Democratic lawmakers want his security clearance revoked.

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  • It's National Doughnut Day!
It's National Doughnut Day!

June 2 is National Doughnut Day , which means there's a chance to get a free doughnut Friday! One free doughnut of your choice on Jun 2, no purchase necessary. Good on selected varieties. The day commemorates the "donut lassies", female Salvation Army volunteers who provided writing supplies, stamps, clothes-mending, home-cooked meals and ...

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  • LSU commits five errors, still crushes Texas Southern
LSU commits five errors, still crushes Texas Southern

Texas Southern's Charles Guillory (23) is greeted by Gaudencio Lucca (21) after scoring on an RBI-double in the second inning of an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game against Rice in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, June 3 , 2017. The second-seeded Bears (41-17) led for most of the game until Garrett Benge tied it at 4 in the top of the ni...

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  • 2 officers wounded in Texas shootout undergo surgery
2 officers wounded in Texas shootout undergo surgery

A total of four officers were injured Friday in an officer-involved shooting. Three police officers were hospitalized June 2, 2017 after a man wanted for questioning in a Laredo, Texas , homicide, was killed in a shootout. Police say Rodriguez, who was fatally shot, had previously been convicted of murder in a Houston case and served prison time...

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  • Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned
Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned

A witness later said Christian called Muslims "criminals" and yelled "get off the bus and out of this country because you don't pay taxes here". "Get out if you don't like free speech!" On Wednesday, Mangum met Fletcher at his house, where he's been recuperating, and gave him a t-shirt that reads , "I love you and you are my hero".

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  • Jordan commends Trump's stance on Israel US embassy
Jordan commends Trump's stance on Israel US embassy

The Palestinian Authority has often said that the Palestinians have recognized Israel, but not as a Jewish state because that would prejudice the rights of Arab Israelis. The embassy is now located in Tel Aviv. The Jerusalem Embassy Act passed by Congress in 1995 mandating relocation of embassy to Jerusalem allows the president to waive the requi...

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  • Downtown packed for Stanley Cup Final debut in Nashville
Downtown packed for Stanley Cup Final debut in Nashville

An eager Predators fan couldn't wait for the national anthem, instead chucking the first catfish onto the ice on the end of the ice where the Penguins were warming up. Star defenseman P.K. Subban guaranteed a Predators win in Game 3, but Nashville has a tough road ahead against the reigning Stanley Cup champions.

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  • London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians
London Bridge Closed Following Reports That Vehicle Plowed Into Pedestrians

TfL said there were further closures in Borough High Street, where armed police and counter-terrorism specialist forces were later seen. "He hit about two people in front of me and then three behind", Jones was quoted as saying. And then there were nearly hundreds of people coming inside. But they said later that turned out to be an unrelated stab...

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  • Nike Issues Statement on Donald Trump's Withdrawal from Paris Climate Deal
Nike Issues Statement on Donald Trump's Withdrawal from Paris Climate Deal

Gore said "no single person" can stop the "revolution"-that apparently needs a lot of political will to further". "A year and a half ago, the world came together in Paris around the first-ever global agreement to set the world on a low-carbon course and protect the world we leave to our children", said the former U.S.

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  • Taylor's 9th-inning slam leads Dodgers over Brewers 10-8
Taylor's 9th-inning slam leads Dodgers over Brewers 10-8

However it was Bellinger's solo blast that put the Dodgers up in the 12th inning to earn the victory. He's coming down from a season in which he posted a 1.69 ERA, the lowest of his career, paired with an 0.7 BB/9 and 10.4 SO/9 over 149 innings.

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  • Republican governor joins coalition to uphold Paris climate agreement
Republican governor joins coalition to uphold Paris climate agreement

Trump described the Paris agreement as imposing "financial and economic burdens" on the U.S. He particularly takes issue with the United Nations' Green Climate Fund , which helps poor countries meet the agreement's goal of substantially reducing greenhouse gas emissions globally.

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  • All 3 Wisconsin competitors eliminated in Scripps National Spelling Bee
All 3 Wisconsin competitors eliminated in Scripps National Spelling Bee

On Tuesday morning, the spellers took a written test, Round 1, which consisted of 12 spelling words and 14 vocabulary words. Today, it's used more within Christian theology to describe the free will that allows people to accept or reject salvation.

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  • 'March for Truth' calls for independent probe of Trump's alleged Russian Federation ties
'March for Truth' calls for independent probe of Trump's alleged Russian Federation ties

Their concerns were echoed at other rallies in Asheville, Raleigh, Pinehurst, and dozens of other cities across the county. The " March for Truth " protests were organized by a national coalition of 17 activist groups, including the Women's March and the Progressive Democrats of America.

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  • United States withdrawal from Paris climate accord will have sweeping impacts, experts suggest
United States withdrawal from Paris climate accord will have sweeping impacts, experts suggest

At their short summit, the European Union and China - two of the world's major polluters - are set to reaffirm their stance on global warming. Replying to a question, he quoted the Vedas to say harming the environment is a crime and milking nature is the right of the humans.

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  • Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision
Putin avoids criticizing Trump climate decision

He insisted that Trump won thanks to his skills, not Russian interference. "We need to start a proper partnership". "No hackers can have a radical impact on an election campaign in another country", adding that "no information can be imprinted in voters' minds, in the minds of a nation, and influence the final outcome and the final result".

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  • Majority Of Americans Don't Like GOP's Health Care Plan, Poll Finds
Majority Of Americans Don't Like GOP's Health Care Plan, Poll Finds

The AHCA was passed by the US House of Representatives on May 4, 2017, to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (or ACA) and is awaiting approval from the U.S. Under the House bill, those factors are no longer considered, which would cut the tax credits by thousands of dollars for older adults. It would repeal the unpopular requirement tha...

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  • China urges Germany to help jumbo jet C919 get European Union airworthiness certificate
China urges Germany to help jumbo jet C919 get European Union airworthiness certificate

Members of The Elders, a group of independent leaders founded by South African President Nelson Mandela, condemned Trump's decision, saying United States withdrawal does not mean the demise of the Paris Agreement, and urged other signatories to continue to respect its provisions.

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  • Man who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years in prison
Man who threw baby off bridge gets 70 years in prison

Judge Vitale ordered the 60-year murder charge and 10-year risk of injury to a minor charge be served consecutively. She and her other son, Aaron Moreno, raced to the bridge and called police along the way, but when they arrived, Moreno had already thrown Aaden from the bridge into the Connecticut River .

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  • Russia Reiterates S-400 Missile System Sale To India, Turkey
Russia Reiterates S-400 Missile System Sale To India, Turkey

Putin, addressing the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, said on Friday that the hacking accusations were nothing more than "harmful gossip" which he complained was damaging international relations and the global economy. "They don't want to say that they were not wise enough", Putin said. "You can't really classify him as a traditio...

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  • Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting
Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting

Officials said Loehmann's termination was because of alleged misinformation on his employment application to the Cleveland Police Department , not his conduct in the shooting . "They did not do anything outside of our policy, outside of our training, and this is a politically motivated witch hunt". Loomis says officers haven't been fired before f...

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  • Trump son-in-law tried to set up secret communications with Russian Federation?
Trump son-in-law tried to set up secret communications with Russian Federation?

The 36-year-old Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, is a real estate developer with no previous government experience. The Fox News story Trump retweeted on Tuesday claims that the December meeting between Kushner and Kislyak focused on Syria, and that it was the Russians, not Kushner, who brought up the idea of establishing a...

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  • 'Trump broke me,' says comedian after severed head row
'Trump broke me,' says comedian after severed head row

During a Friday morning press conference in Los Angeles , comedian Kathy Griffin stood in front of reporters to discuss backlash against a photograph she posted on social media earlier in the week. "The president took a break from his busy schedule of tweeting nonsense words to target her satire, calling her sick ", Bloom said. Griff...

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  • Trump honors fallen soldiers and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech
Trump honors fallen soldiers and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech

Trump singled out Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , whose son, Marine 2nd Lt. Robert Kelly , was killed after stepping on a land mine in Afghanistan in November 2010. One identified her son as a Navy SEAL. "But their story is also one of extraordinary sacrifice. Special, special people", he said. "I like people who weren't captured".

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  • Obama Slams Trump Over Paris Climate Deal
Obama Slams Trump Over Paris Climate Deal

But what do Americans think is causing climate change , and what do they think should be done about it? Continental Europe's three biggest economies - Germany, France and Italy - together criticized Trump's decision , saying the Paris pact is "not renegotiable".

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  • Jury selection enters 2nd day in Bill Cosby sex assault case
Jury selection enters 2nd day in Bill Cosby sex assault case

The jury that will hear Bill Cosby's sexual assault case was filling up quickly Tuesday as lawyers and prosecutors worked to select panelists who they believed would be favourable to their side. "You have the right to a fair trial and an impartial jury", said Douglas Sughrue, a Pittsburgh defense attorney. O'Neill is keeping the jurors' names, ag...

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