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Author: 0 Afghanistan announces unprecedented week-long ceasefire with the Taliban

Operations against the "international terrorists" of Islamic State group and Al Qaeda would continue , the Afghan government said. Last week the Taliban denied they were holding peace talks with Ghani's government after U.S. In February, he officially recognized the Taliban as a political actor and proposed a constitutional review as part of a process that could also include cease-fires and other confidence-building measures.

World News Ex-Senate Intelligence Security Chief Charged in FBI Leak Probe
Author: 0 Ex-Senate Intelligence Security Chief Charged in FBI Leak Probe

Senate Intelligence Committee was arrested on Thursday on charges of lying to FBI agents investigating the illegal disclosure of classified information, the U.S. Wolfe cautioned the reporter to "never use [his] name" to any colleagues, the indictment said. "I've watched your career take off even before you ever had a career in journalism".

World News Colin Kaepernick plans to subpoena TRUMP and Pence over anthem protests
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick plans to subpoena TRUMP and Pence over anthem protests

You shouldn't go in a locker room when our national anthem is playing. Kaepernick became the first player to sit and later kneel during the anthem as a way of protesting police brutality and racial injustice. Martha Stewart outside court in NY on March 5, 2013. The President said during the wide-ranging gaggle that he would consider pardoning or commuting the sentences of those recommended.

World News Kim Kardashian declared a 'war angel' by Alice Johnson
Author: 0 Kim Kardashian declared a 'war angel' by Alice Johnson

Kardashian West is also responding to the decision, tweeting " BEST NEWS EVER! ". Daily phone calls with the White House followed. Image: Johnson had spent more than 20 years in prison. "When he said he has the papers in front of him and he's signing it.my heart was so full", Kardashian said. Last week , the reality star lobbied the president for Johnson's clemency.

World News Tell-all memoir 'risks derailing' Imran Khan election hopes
Author: 0 Tell-all memoir 'risks derailing' Imran Khan election hopes

According to Times of India , Imran Khan's ex-wife, Reham Khan has made a series of sensational claims regarding Imran Khan and Wasim Akram's sexual preferences. The upcoming book " Reham Khan ", apparently includes details of her interactions with various celebrities and her marriage with Imran Khan which ended in divorce 15 months later.

Author: 0 Trump says Russia should be in G7 meeting

Few though expect Mr Trump to back down, prompting fears of a bad-tempered summit and the prospect of leaders not agreeing the traditional end-of-summit communique. "Look forward to seeing them tomorrow". "Don't blame Mr Trump, blame the nations that have broken away. That's the key point". Allies are fuming towards President Trump ahead of G7 summit in Quebec City, Canada.

World News Messi In Tight Corner Over Cancelled Argentina-Israel Match
Author: 0 Messi In Tight Corner Over Cancelled Argentina-Israel Match

Jibril Rajoub leads the Palestinian football association . According to the Isreali narrative, Argentine players did not refuse to play in response to Israel's murder of over 120 Palestinians demonstrators in Gaza, or in response to what human rights groups call a shoot-to-kill-or-maim-policy.

World News ‘Not my finest hour’: Bill Clinton bristles at new Lewinsky questions
Author: 0 ‘Not my finest hour’: Bill Clinton bristles at new Lewinsky questions

Clinton, who was Colbert's first guest on Tuesday night, said his previous interview on NBC's "Today" show was not his "finest hour". "That was a very painful thing that happened 20 years ago", he said. Although there is always another rule for leftist politicians on moral issues, especially by feminists not even Bill Clinton could get away with this stunning twisting of the facts.

Author: 0 President Trump says he may pardon deceased boxing great Muhammad Ali

But in 1971, the Supreme Court overturned his conviction and President Jimmy Carter pardoned all those accused of draft evasion during the Vietnam War in 1977. Trump in recent weeks has used his unilateral presidential powers to pardon several people, including another boxing legend in Jack Johnson. "There is no conviction for which a pardon is needed".

World News California Voters Recall Judge Who Gave Brock Turner A 6-Month Sentence
Author: 0 California Voters Recall Judge Who Gave Brock Turner A 6-Month Sentence

The case sparked a national debate over the criminal justice system's treatment of sexual assault victims and racial inequities in court. Persky became the first California judge recalled from office since 1932 . "It's not that easy, but I guess that's why there hasn't been one in 84 years". Persky sentenced Brock Turner in June 2016 to six months in jail instead of prison after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman outside a fraternity house.

World News United States school shootings: Lullaby used to teach drills
Author: 0 United States school shootings: Lullaby used to teach drills

Many said it's disturbing that children so young have to be prepared for a shooting. " Lockdown lockdown it's all done , now it's time to have some fun ", the rhyme, which parents noted was to the tune of " twinkle, twinkle ", read. The statement said the poem is an example of how one teacher used a rhyme to help younger students do not forget to stay calm and follow steps during a drill or real emergency.

World News Philippines' Duterte says will quit if enough women protest his kiss
Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte says will quit if enough women protest his kiss

The Quezon politiko made the remark in a Facebook post. "We hope our New Southern Policy will contribute in achieving the National Vision 2040 of the Philippines", President Moon said . There is nothing wrong in a simple kiss - you cause an uproar. "It's just for fun, a gimmick", Duterte later told the crowd, who mostly shrieked in apparent approval.

World News Macron uses laws and sausages to deflect Trump call question
Author: 0 Macron uses laws and sausages to deflect Trump call question

Macron threatened to exclude the United States from the joint statement issued every year at the end of the G7 summit, part of an global pushback against Trump efforts to change trade rules. But Richard Ferrand, head of Macron's Republic on the Move party in parliament, said the law would be accompanied by efforts to explain the importance of limiting phone use to students.

World News Trump factor boosts Democrats ahead of midterms, while economy helps GOP
Author: 0 Trump factor boosts Democrats ahead of midterms, while economy helps GOP

Trump weighed in on the results Wednesday, tweeting "many more Republican voters showed up yesterday than the fake news thought possible", adding that the "Dems are easy to beat". Rep. Martha Roby , a five-term congresswoman from Alabama , is paying the political price of withdrawing her support for Trump in 2016 after the release of the " Access Hollywood " tape in which he seemingly bragged about assaulting women.

World News Trump Not Planning to Fire EPA Chief Scott Pruitt
Author: 0 Trump Not Planning to Fire EPA Chief Scott Pruitt

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies on budget on Capitol Hill in Washington, May 16, 2018. Pruitt must have treated her pretty badly to finally get her to quit what's really a pretty plum job. Others said there was growing frustration in their ranks about Mr.

World News Killed In Plane Crash In Kenya
Author: 0 Killed In Plane Crash In Kenya

The search for the Cessna CS208 plane registration number number 5Y-CAC was still on 17 hours after the aircraft went off the radar on Tuesday, June 5 at 5pm. Residents of areas neighboring Aberdares have lost their patience with the police and forcefully stormed the Forest in a bid to locate the Fly Sax plan that went missing yesterday.

World News Billionaire conservative U.S. donor David Koch retires
Author: 0 Billionaire conservative U.S. donor David Koch retires

Donald Trump has said the steel tariffs will protect U.S. steelmakers, which he says are vital to national security. He also gave $128 million to New York Presbyterian Hospital, $26.5 million to the M.D. David and Charles Koch are tied as the country's eighth richest men. Charles Koch said David Koch will now get the title of "Director Emeritus".

World News Arzani, Maclaren win World Cup berth
Author: 0 Arzani, Maclaren win World Cup berth

Cahill is Australia's top-scorer at World Cup finals, having netted five times, including crucial and spectacular strikes at each of the last three tournaments. The Socceroos' 2018 world Cup Squad sees Brad Jones , Mat Ryan and Danny Vukovic as goalkeepers , and Aziz Behich , Milos Degenek , Matt Jurman , Mark Milligan , James Meredith , Josh Risdon and Trent Sainsbury as defenders .

World News Paul Ryan Boldly Rejects Trump’s War on the FBI, Which He Enabled
Author: 0 Paul Ryan Boldly Rejects Trump’s War on the FBI, Which He Enabled

President TrumpDonald John TrumpPence appears to mimic Trump in viral video Senior Trump aide and key player in North Korea summit eyeing White House exit: report McConnell: Senate won't pass bill reining in Trump's tariff authority MORE's lawyer Rudy Giuliani asserted Thursday that the president will refuse to sit down with special counsel Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russian Federation probe MORE for an interview unless Trump and ...

Author: 0 Giuliani shrugs off reaction to 'hands and knees' comment on Kim

Trump and Kim Jong-un are set to meet on June 12 at the Capella hotel on Sensota Island. "I think it's going to be a very fruitful meeting". Rodman, a former Chicago Bulls star, has made five trips to Pyongyang since Kim took power and established friendly, if unusual, relations with the North Korean leader, whom he once called his "friend for life".

World News Trump invokes War of 1812 in testy call with Trudeau
Author: 0 Trump invokes War of 1812 in testy call with Trudeau

Canadian broadcaster CBC also confirmed that the conversation took place. Canada, a British colony at the time, did not become a nation until 1867. "It will start first of all to hurt US workers". Trump bragged at a fundraising speech later that month that he made up facts in a meeting with Trudeau, claiming the us runs a trade deficit with its biggest ally.

World News Stolen armored military vehicle being pursued on Virginia freeway
Author: 0 Stolen armored military vehicle being pursued on Virginia freeway

NBC12 reported that the driver surrendered to police after the chase, which sparked surprise and alarm among social media users in Richmond. This unscheduled deployment was followed by one of the strangest police chases ever. The vehicle's maximum speed during the trip was about 40 miles per hour, the police said . State police made numerous attempts to contact the driver during the pursuit, however.

World News Severed rattlesnake bites Corpus Christi man
Author: 0 Severed rattlesnake bites Corpus Christi man

She said hospital officials told her he might not survive, even though he received 26 doses of antivenom. That's when the dead rattlesnake's severed head bit him . Ms Sutcliffe told Chron.com she chose not to name her husband to the media because she didn't want him to receive any negative attention. "There are about 6,000 to 8,000 snake bites per year in the country, and 10 to 12 people die", he said.

World News Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank during raid
Author: 0 Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank during raid

The IDF confirmed that soldiers were indeed firing - but not at the terror-supporting volunteer nurse as she was tending to injured Gazans who were attempting to damage the security fence east of Khan Younis. Firefighters, soldiers and residents have worked to contain fires on a near-daily basis since the Great March of Return protests began in late March.

World News Israel to deduct from Palestinian funds for arson damages
Author: 0 Israel to deduct from Palestinian funds for arson damages

One Israeli army vehicle was sacked on, and Palestinians planted a grenade that exploded on the Israeli side of the fence, the military said. The final draft called for "the consideration of measures to guarantee the safety and protection of the Palestinian civilian population in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including in the Gaza Strip".

World News UK Supreme Court majority finds N.Ireland abortion law violates human rights
Author: 0 UK Supreme Court majority finds N.Ireland abortion law violates human rights

The court said it could not rule on the commissions' challenge to Northern Ireland's strict abortion laws, but that it would have declared them incompatible with human rights laws otherwise. Heidi Allen, a Conservative Member of Parliament (MP) spoke in favor of changing Northern Ireland's laws, citing her own experience having an abortion.

World News Secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore
Author: 0 Secluded resort chosen for Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and former NBA star Dennis Rodman watch North Korean and U.S. players in an exhibition basketball game. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would "allow a western hamburger franchise" into the country as a show of goodwill, according to an intelligence report detailed by US officials to NBC.

World News Medical mystery in China: Are Canadian diplomats affected?
Author: 0 Medical mystery in China: Are Canadian diplomats affected?

Beginning in 2016, at least 10 Canadian workers and 24 U.S. Embassy employees working in Havana, Cuba showed mysterious health symptoms related to unexplained sounds. In October, the U.S. State Department ordered non-essential embassy workers and their families to evacuate Havana out of concern the mysterious illness was the result of a targeted sonic attack .

World News Trump set to host first iftar dinner today
Author: 0 Trump set to host first iftar dinner today

Trump's administration, who many perceive is anti-Muslim and anti-minorities, hosted the dinner at the State Dining Room. Outside the White House, a group of demonstrators displayed slogans and chanted in protest against Trump's efforts to ban immigrants from several Muslim-majority countries.

World News Venezuela charges Pompeo with leading coup d'etat
Author: 0 Venezuela charges Pompeo with leading coup d'etat

There is anger among pan-American nations at Venezuela's slide into chaos and autocratic rule, fueled by what US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dubbed President Nicolas Maduro's attempt to "dismantle democracy". The OAS brings together all 35 independent states of the Americas. The Venezuelan Foreign Minister accused Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Monday of leading a coup d'etat against the Caracas government.

World News Philly woman arrested on Wildwood beach speaks out
Author: 0 Philly woman arrested on Wildwood beach speaks out

Police bodycam footage showed one officer pinning Weinman to the ground, grabbing her hair and punching her in the head twice after she refused to cooperate. said shortly after her arrest that Weinman was "the aggressor", and said his officers did nothing wrong. Weinman said she suffered injuries to her neck, back and head as a result of the incident and that the psychological aftermath has been "emotionally exhausting".

World News Israel refused South Korea's request to publicly back Trump-Kim summit
Author: 0 Israel refused South Korea's request to publicly back Trump-Kim summit

When he meets Mr Trump in Washington on Thursday, Mr Abe is expected to push for Japan's security concerns to be reflected. "It is pointing out that the president is the stronger figure", Mr Giuliani, who is Mr Trump's lawyer, said. Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov later told reporters that Lavrov had conveyed an invitation to visit Russia to Kim Jong-un. Mr Kim has made two trips to China, meeting President Xi Jinping.