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World News U.S. vetoes UN Security Council resolution on protecting Palestinians
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A witness told Reuters that medic al-Najjar was running to help a wounded person when Israeli forces killed her. Kuwait presented its draft two weeks ago, initially calling for an global protection mission for the Palestinians, following riots on the Israeli-Gaza border in which Israeli troops killed dozens of protesters.

World News Trump says he 'wouldn't mind' scrapping NAFTA
Author: 0 Trump says he 'wouldn't mind' scrapping NAFTA

The EU will now take action against the USA at the World Trade Organisation, while imposing duties on American imports expected to include orange juice, peanut butter and other goods. British Prime Minister Theresa May said she was "deeply disappointed at the unjustified decision" to apply the tariffs announced by the Department of Commerce.

World News US singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs
Author: 0 US singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs

The United States had sought to use the tariff threat as a cudgel to win concessions from Canada and Mexico in talks to renegotiate NAFTA, offering the two USA neighbors a permanent exemption if they agreed to US demands. The Canadian government announced retaliatory tariffs on United States goods that look to go beyond the value of USA tariffs on imports of Canadian steel and aluminum.

World News North Korean Officials Expected in Washington as Talks Continue
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In a move that is sure to worry United States allies in Japan and South Korea, Trump also said that he and his guest had discussed U.S. troop numbers on the Korean peninsula. The meeting followed two landmark summits between the leaders of North and South Korea in the last five weeks. Seoul welcomed Trump's meeting with Kim Yong Chol at the White House .

World News Kashmir: CRPF vehicle runs over 3 while being attacked, 1 died
Author: 0 Kashmir: CRPF vehicle runs over 3 while being attacked, 1 died

Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered a case of rash-driving against the CRPF for moving down a youth during protests in Nowhatta area of downtown Srinagar on Friday. Former Chief Minister and leader of the main Opposition National Conference Omar Abdullah expressed anguish over the incident. SRINAGAR: Indian atrocities continued unabated in occupied Kashmir as Indian troops, in their continued acts of state terrorism, martyred 31 Kashmiris including a woman and six young boys ...

World News Israeli airstrikes target several sites in Gaza, Hamas fires mortars into Israel
Author: 0 Israeli airstrikes target several sites in Gaza, Hamas fires mortars into Israel

How can a state with an arsenal of deadly weapons as big as Israel and which considers itself a regional force superior to the rest of the region's countries on a military level, pursue a ship carrying the ill and students who's only aspiration is to leave the besieged Gaza Strip for treatment and education? At least three Israelis were wounded in a barrage of rockets and shells fired into southern Israel from Gaza on Tuesday, May 29, as we were preparing to go to press.

World News President chides Dems for blaming his administration for kids in cages
Author: 0 President chides Dems for blaming his administration for kids in cages

The Bush and Obama administrations did use prosecutions against some adult illegal immigrants to fight back against surges of illegal immigration. Trump later posted a tweet calling out Democrats again for the law, arguing that it's up to them to end the policy and reform other problems in the immigration system.

World News Spain: Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote
Author: 0 Spain: Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote

To prevent a power vacuum after a no-confidence motion that saw Mariano Rajoy ousted, Spanish law makes the motion's author - in this case, Sanchez - the country's new leader as soon as the king swears him in. Sanchez seized the opportunity to tap a surge of outrage over a corruption scandal involving Rajoy's People Party to corral Catalan separatists and Basque Nationalists into an unwieldy eight-party coalition that carried his motion.

World News Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea
Author: 0 Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea

Mr Mattis acknowledged that China's militarisation of islands was a reality but warned of further consequences. He also likened the construction of military outposts in the South China Sea to the decision by late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping to send a PLA garrison to Hong Kong after the 1997 handover, in a show of the country's sovereignty in the region.

World News Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds
Author: 0 Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds

If not, we're going to resort to ... liberating those areas by force. In his warning, Assad invoked the USA experience in Iraq, where US troops quickly faced a widespread insurgency that was fueled, US military and Iraqi officials say, by the Syrian government aiding the passage of hundreds of foreign fighters across the Syrian border.

World News China urges United States to keep promise on trade issues
Author: 0 China urges United States to keep promise on trade issues

Additionally, Trump has faced significant political pressure to be tough on China from Capitol Hill in recent days. China and the USA averted a trade war by reaching an agreement on May 20 under which Beijing agreed to "significantly increase" its purchases of American goods and services to reduce United States dollars 375 billion trade deficit with Washington .

World News Trump says no new North Korea sanctions
Author: 0 Trump says no new North Korea sanctions

Shortly after 1 p.m., a black sport utility vehicle entered the White House grounds and pulled up to the South Portico, where Kim Yong Chol, a former spy chief who is leading the North Korea side in pre-summit talks, stepped out. He also urged the state to hold off on relinquishing their nuclear weapons until tangible action had been taken to lift the economic stranglehold. But North Korea flipped on the U.S.

World News On yer bike! Deadline for unemployed millennial ordered out of parents' home
Author: 0 On yer bike! Deadline for unemployed millennial ordered out of parents' home

Michael Rotondo was ordered to move out of his parents' home in Camillus on Friday. Syracause.com reports that Rotondo left 2-1/2 hours before the noon deadline set by a judge last week. Christina and Mark Rotondo sued their son after repeatedly sending formal letters asking him to leave. He'd been living rent-free at his parents' for the past eight years, despite their numerous efforts to get him to move out.

World News Markets breathe easier as Italy government sworn in
Author: 0 Markets breathe easier as Italy government sworn in

Both party leaders expressed fury at Europe's political and economic elite after their choice of a staunchly Eurosceptic finance minister was vetoed by Mr Mattarella in favour of Carlo Cottarelli (64), a former International Monetary Fund economist.

World News It's not just you: Visa outage disrupts payments in parts of Europe
Author: 0 It's not just you: Visa outage disrupts payments in parts of Europe

Multiple retailers are reporting problems processing debit and credit card payments due to the issue, which is related to Visa payment processing across Europe . Bank social media accounts also confirmed the outage and informed customers of the issue. The company say on its website that it provides a range of merchant services to over 60,000 independent businesses across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

World News Trump plays down chances of quick North Korea breakthrough, talks conclude
Author: 0 Trump plays down chances of quick North Korea breakthrough, talks conclude

North Korea offered joint events to commemorate the very first inter-Korean summit in 2000 , organized by then leaders from both Koreas, according to an official from South's unification ministry. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has already exchanged several firm handshakes with Kim Jong-un during his visit to Pyongyang on Thursday. After meeting in NY with a top Pyongyang official, Mr Pompeo said the talks could usher in "a new era of peace, prosperity and security".

World News Trump wants a total ban on German luxury auto imports ars_ab.settitle(1316879)
Author: 0 Trump wants a total ban on German luxury auto imports ars_ab.settitle(1316879)

German business and current affairs magazine Wirtschaftswoche reported that President Trump told French President Emmanuel Macron in April that he would push German automakers out of the US market altogether. Trump has railed against German carmakers before and in early 2017, in an interview with German newspaper Bild, had said he would impose 35 percent tariffs on imported cars.

World News Avenatti alleges Michael Cohen recorded 'inappropriate' conversations
Author: 0 Avenatti alleges Michael Cohen recorded 'inappropriate' conversations

Cohen's attorneys said the BlackBerries were at least eight years old and were unlikely to be useful in the case. By Ryan's count, Avenatti made at least 170 TV appearances and Ryan said he attacked Cohen in a lot of them. Avenatti's firm holds a 75 percent stake in Eagan-Avenatti while Michael Eagan holds a 25 percent stake in said firm, according to documents obtained by Finnegan .

World News Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll Grows 70x Higher
Author: 0 Puerto Rico Hurricane Death Toll Grows 70x Higher

Eight months later, the government's official death toll from the hurricane stands at 64, but a new study from Harvard University suggests it's closer to 4,645. A Pennsylvania State University study put the number at 1,085. "When I was in Puerto Rico, everyone felt there was likely an underestimate", said Fortuna, who took a two-week trip to the island to deliver medical supplies.

World News Spanish PM Rajoy forced out of office
Author: 0 Spanish PM Rajoy forced out of office

Rajoy had already admitted defeat minutes before the vote, knowing that an absolute majority of lawmakers as diverse as Catalan separatists and Basque nationalists had pledged their support for the no-confidence motion. Sanchez then gave up his seat in parliament when the Socialists' caretaker leadership opted to allow Rajoy to stay in power, avoiding new elections they feared would result in even bigger losses.

World News Malaysia May Consider Resuming Searches for Missing Flight MH370
Author: 0 Malaysia May Consider Resuming Searches for Missing Flight MH370

Jiang Hui of China, whose mother was on board the plane, said in March that he was grateful for Ocean Infinity's courage to mount the search. McCormack said fresh searches may one day be launched if new technologies emerge, but doubted Australia will take part in any new search efforts "at this stage".

World News Relief, anger over Russian Federation journalist's staged death
Author: 0 Relief, anger over Russian Federation journalist's staged death

Vasily Gritsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service, told a news conference on Wednesday the agency faked Babchenko's death to catch those who were trying to kill him. Flowers sit under a picture of the 41-year-old anti-Kremlin reporter Arkady Babchenko on the memorial wall of Moscow's journalists house in Moscow on May 30, 2018 .

World News Reporter Fatally Beaten in Northeast Mexico
Author: 0 Reporter Fatally Beaten in Northeast Mexico

The circumstances of the tragedy, investigating authorities and law enforcement. A journalist with the national newspaper Excelsior has been killed in the Mexican border state of Tamaulipas, the state prosecutor's office said Tuesday.

World News Spanish police release Browder as arrest warrant not valid
Author: 0 Spanish police release Browder as arrest warrant not valid

Moscow is keen to have Browder back in the country: It has issued six requests to Interpol to arrest and extradite him, Browder said , but the global agency has routinely ignored those requests in the past. In December, a Moscow court sentenced Browder to nine years in prison in absentia on charges of tax evasion and funneling money overseas. "There is not, and never has been, a Red Notice for Mr Bill Browder", the worldwide law enforcement agency told NPR in a brief emailed ...

World News Trump considering commuting Rod Blagojevich’s sentence
Author: 0 Trump considering commuting Rod Blagojevich’s sentence

Speaking of the leadership of the federal investigators who prosecutor her husband, which include frequent targets of Trump's wrath Comey and Mueller, she said, "These same people are trying to do the same thing that they did to my husband on a much larger scale".

World News Eric Hargan: HHS did not lose undocumented children
Author: 0 Eric Hargan: HHS did not lose undocumented children

Hargan said he believed the backlash the agency has received in the wake of April's revelation is a "classic example of the adage 'No good deed goes unpunished'". "From October to December 2017, ORR attempted to reach 7,635 UAC and their sponsors", Wagner said in his written testimony last month. "Unaccompanied alien children ", or UACs, as the government officially describes them, are often placed with family members already living in the U.S.

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