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World News Law to make 'upskirting' photos illegal thwarted by one man
Author: 0 Law to make 'upskirting' photos illegal thwarted by one man

On Friday, Liberal Democrat Wera Hobhouse tabled a private member's bill that would make upskirting a criminal offence punishable by up to two years in prison . Even then, it would only take one dissenting voice to again put a stop to its progress. Ms Martin, a 26-year-old freelance writer living in London , said she spoke to Sir Christopher after the session to ask him about his decision.

World News Yemen rebels say they foiled naval attack - 6/14/2018 10:22:28 AM
Author: 0 Yemen rebels say they foiled naval attack - 6/14/2018 10:22:28 AM

A Saudi military spokesman said forces were drawing closer to the Red Sea port in a campaign aimed at driving out Iranian-aligned Houthis, who have held Hodeida since 2015, and breaking the civil war's long stalemate. The last CARE staffer remaining in the city said the mood is dire. He also reported receiving a letter dated May 15 from Ukraine's United Nations ambassador indicating that its security service "prevented an attempt by two Iranian nationals to procure and transfer" to Iran ...

World News Why China is the winner in Trump, Kim summit in Singapore
Author: 0 Why China is the winner in Trump, Kim summit in Singapore

After signing an agreement with Kim committing the North to denuclearization in exchange for unspecified security guarantees, Trump pooh-poohed Kim's iron-fisted rule. "He saluted me. I saluted him back", Trump said. "We had great chemistry". "Now we're getting it memorialised and all, but that problem is largely solved".

World News USA drone strike kills Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazullah
Author: 0 USA drone strike kills Pakistani Taliban leader Mullah Fazullah

The strike comes amid a ceasefire between the Afghan Taliban and Afghan security forces for the holy month of Ramazan. Mullah Fazlullah, the notorious chief of the proscribed terrorist outfit, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), was killed in a USA drone strike in Afghanistan's northeastern Kunar province on June 13.

Author: 0 Trump Says He Hates Border Separations But Rejects Immigration Deal

Some 1,500 boys are being held in a former Walmart supermarket in Texas , and the government is erecting tent structures near the border to house the increasing number of migrant children, including unaccompanied minors, in custody. President Trump on Saturday doubled down on his tough rhetoric on MS-13 gang members, while accusing Democrats of "protecting" members of the violent gang as they "push for open borders".

World News 23-foot python swallows woman whole as she tends to her garden
Author: 0 23-foot python swallows woman whole as she tends to her garden

The family and villagers launched a search for the woman, and found the snake with a bloated belly about 50 meters (yards) from where her belongings were found. The police chief said that the garden where the victim disappeared was at the base of a cliff and known to be a home for snakes. Giant pythons, which regularly top six metres, are commonly found in Indonesia and the Philippines.

World News Greek govt faces no-confidence vote on Macedonia name deal
Author: 0 Greek govt faces no-confidence vote on Macedonia name deal

Critics on both sides of the border were furious, accusing their respective prime ministers of conceding too much, and protests are planned for both countries in coming days. "We must now make good use of the window of opportunity that has been pushed wide open to accompany and consolidate the winds of peace and cooperation in the entire region".

World News Vigils, prayers mark one year since London's Grenfell fire
Author: 0 Vigils, prayers mark one year since London's Grenfell fire

Dr Lane also criticised the poor refurbishment of the building, completed one year before the fire, which she said did not comply with building regulations. Commemorations also included religious services in local churches and mosques, and more silent marches were planned for Thursday evening. Grenfell Tower caught fire in the middle of the night following a small blaze in one of the flats on June 14, 2017.

World News Taliban, civilians, security personnel suffer heavy casualties in Nangarhar blast
Author: 0 Taliban, civilians, security personnel suffer heavy casualties in Nangarhar blast

In some districts of the eastern city of Jalalabad, civilians were offering dry fruit, traditional candies and ice cream to Taliban militants. The bombing killed 26 people and another 41 were wounded, majority believed to be Taliban fighters who had gathered to celebrate a three-day cease fire marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a police official said .

World News Twin Cities Friday heat warning rises to 'excessive'
Author: 0 Twin Cities Friday heat warning rises to 'excessive'

The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a risky situation in which heat illnesses are likely. With dew points in the upper 60s, it will feel like 104 degrees at times. This may be the peak day of the heat wave, with highs likely to reach the mid-to-upper 90s. Existing high temperature records could fall at all three observing locations.

World News Second KCK sheriff deputy dies from injuries after shooting near courthouse
Author: 0 Second KCK sheriff deputy dies from injuries after shooting near courthouse

Alvey mourned the loss of deputies Theresa King, known as "TK", and Patrick Rohrer, whom he described as "two of our young, bright, committed sheriff's deputies" that the department lost on a "terribly tragic day". 'Our thoughts and prayers go out to our brothers and sisters in Wyandotte County. The Olathe Police Department, Raymore Police Department in Missouri and the Jackson County Sheriff's Officer in Missouri tweeted similar heartfelt messages.

World News Glasgow School of Art fire: historic Mackintosh building devastated by blaze
Author: 0 Glasgow School of Art fire: historic Mackintosh building devastated by blaze

The O2 ABC has also sustained damage by the fire. Huge flames engulfed the Mackintosh, known locally as the Mack, and spread to adjacent buildings including a night club and a theater, creating an orange glow over the city skyline. Fire took hold of the Glasgow School of Art building in May 2014 in the run-up to the students' degree show, and graduation ceremonies had taken place at the institution earlier on Friday.

World News President Trump praises Kim and says he’s ‘solved’ problems with North Korea
Author: 0 President Trump praises Kim and says he’s ‘solved’ problems with North Korea

Very close. We're very close to getting it started. President Donald Trump says North Korea has started returning the remains of us soldiers missing during the Korean War. says tough sanctions would remain on North Korea until its complete denuclearization, apparently contradicting the North's view that the process agreed at this week's summit would be phased and reciprocal.

Author: 0 Pakistani Taliban Head Killed by U.S. Airstrike in Afghanistan

Pakistan Army soldiers Havaldar Iftikhar, Sepoy Aftab, and Sepoy Usman embraced martyrdom while repulsing the cross-border attacks and fire raids by terrorists in Shawal, North Waziristan Agency on Friday, June 16, 2018. "U.S. forces conducted a counterterrorism strike, June 13, in Kunar province, close to the border between Afghanistan & Pakistan which targeted a senior leader of a designated terrorist organization", a spokesperson for USA forces in Afghanistan Lieutenant-Colonel Martin ...

World News A look inside an overcrowded Texas immigrant facility for children
Author: 0 A look inside an overcrowded Texas immigrant facility for children

The facility , which used to be a Walmart store, houses approximately 1,500 boys. "HHS is legally required to provide care and shelter for unaccompanied alien children referred by DHS, and works in close coordination with DHS on the security and safety of the children and community", Wolfe said in an email.

World News Saudi Crown Prince heads to Russian Federation for World Cup
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince heads to Russian Federation for World Cup

According to their forecast, Spain has a 17.8% chance of winning the Russia World Cup, ahead of Germany (17.1%) and Brazil (12.3%). Victory for Russian Federation, ranked a lowly 70th in the world - three places below Saudi Arabia - was vital for the home nation's hopes of progressing, with tougher games against Egypt and Uruguay to come.

World News Israel, condemned over Gaza violence, remains isolated in UN
Author: 0 Israel, condemned over Gaza violence, remains isolated in UN

Secretary General "ways and means for ensuring the safety, protection, and well-being of the Palestinian civilian population under Israeli occupation". After several rounds of procedural voting, and delays over tallying votes, the United States text secured the support of 62 countries, with 58 against; coming up short of the two-thirds majority needed.

World News WH: Trump 'Misunderstood' Question on GOP Immigration Bills
Author: 0 WH: Trump 'Misunderstood' Question on GOP Immigration Bills

But White House officials haven't been able to cite any part of US law that requires the policy, which was initiated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions . Ryan also says votes will come to the House floor next week to fix the immigration system, including a long-term solution for the deferred action for childhood arrivals policy, or DACA.

World News IAEA Welcomes Trump-Kim Joint Statement After Historic Summit
Author: 0 IAEA Welcomes Trump-Kim Joint Statement After Historic Summit

It also did not mention points raised later by Trump around the abduction of Japanese citizens, human rights abuses or the withdrawal of United States troops. Jon Wolfsthal, an adviser on North Korea in the Obama administration's National Security Council, said the coming months could yet prove that Trump's unconventional approach to arms control was more successful than the efforts of his predecessors, at least in achieving a diplomatic detente with the notoriously belligerent North.

World News Comey says he Disagrees with Inspector General Report
Author: 0 Comey says he Disagrees with Inspector General Report

The alleged findings come somewhat at odds with some Republicans' assertions that the report could show the agency harbored bias and that Comey - whose firing prompted the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller - violated department standards in the Clinton investigation.

World News Trump says Michael Cohen isn't his lawyer anymore
Author: 0 Trump says Michael Cohen isn't his lawyer anymore

During an impromptu Q-and-A session with reporters outside the White House, the president was asked whether Cohen was still his lawyer. "As this Court has probably already surmised, Mr. and specifically, calling him a criminal who's about to be indicted. Mr. Cohen and Brent Blakely can't deal with the truth, the facts, and the law, so they have to resort to unethical, meritless motions.

World News Canada PM safe for now as Trump attacks, but angry farmers loom
Author: 0 Canada PM safe for now as Trump attacks, but angry farmers loom

The ire directed at the prime minister by Trump and his advisors had confused some trade observers since the comments seemed to be just a reiteration of what the prime minister had said previously and not a personal insult. The president's staff then blasted Trudeau on Sunday with economic advisor Larry Kudlow accusing Canada of stabbing the U.S.in the back. Let us know what your plans or thoughts are towards Canada and the United States? President Trump had announced new tariffs on ...

World News Singapore mud-sling: A look back at Trump vs. Kim insults
Author: 0 Singapore mud-sling: A look back at Trump vs. Kim insults

The two leaders signed copies of the document, in Korean and English, at a signing ceremony to conclude their summit in Singapore , the first ever meeting of the North Korean and USA heads of state. Trump remarked that the talks with Kim had gone "better than anybody could have expected" and that he is "absolutely" willing to invite the North Korean leader to the White House.

World News House won't take on immigration without Trump's support, after Trump expresses doubts
Author: 0 House won't take on immigration without Trump's support, after Trump expresses doubts

The measure would also provide protections for young undocumented migrants known as Dreamers, allocate billions of dollars for the construction of wall along the border and impose new restrictions on legal immigration. There is, of course, no law requiring that families and children be separated at the border and if there were it wouldn't be Democrats, who have been the most outspoken critics of the policy, that would have created it.

World News Roller coaster derails; 6 to hospital
Author: 0 Roller coaster derails; 6 to hospital

Images and video shared by the department show the rescue operation underway, including firefighetrs using a cherry picker and ladders to help people escape. "It was very chaotic as you can imagine". Six riders were rushed to hospital after the cart came off the tracks on the ride above Daytona Beach boardwalk , Florida .

World News Highlights Of The Trump-Kim Summit In Singapore
Author: 0 Highlights Of The Trump-Kim Summit In Singapore

Democrats were openly skeptical, saying Trump had already given up some American leverage by committing to halting USA military exercises with treaty ally South Korea. This is going to be a very complicated process once you start getting into matters of timing, a kind of sequencing. China, North Korea's only major diplomatic and economic ally, also said the meeting created a "new history".

Author: 0 US Drone Kills Pakistan Taliban Chief

A spokesman for US Forces-Afghanistan, Army Lt Col Martin O'Donnell, told VOA that "US forces conducted a counterterrorism strike June 13 in Kunar province, close to the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, which targeted a senior leader of a designated terrorist organisation".

World News Ramaphosa wishes Muslims a spiritually fulfilling Eid al-Fitr
Author: 0 Ramaphosa wishes Muslims a spiritually fulfilling Eid al-Fitr

The shows will start at 9pm and 10.30pm. This means private sector employees who do not work on the weekends will be unlikely to get extra leave. In his statement, King Salman said that he is congratulating Muslims from the vicinity of the Holy Kaaba on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.