• In Secret Memo, Lawyers Tell Mueller Trump Is Above Subpoena
In Secret Memo, Lawyers Tell Mueller Trump Is Above Subpoena

So bad for our Country. Trump weighed in on Saturday on Twitter, asking, "Is the Special Counsel/Justice Department leaking my lawyers letters to the Fake News Media?" "Should be looking at Dems corruption instead?" It was unclear what exactly prompted Trump's accusation, though Trump's attorneys have reportedly been in contact with Mueller...

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  • 2 climbers fall to their deaths at Yosemite National Park
2 climbers fall to their deaths at Yosemite National Park

The climbers were identified as 46-year-old Jason Wells of Boulder, Colorado, and 42-year-old Tim Klien of Palmdale, California . Park rangers received multiple 911 calls at 8:15 a.m. El Capitan, which looms 900 metres (3,000ft) above the floor of the Yosemite valley, is one of the best-known landmarks in the national park and is considered ...

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  • Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk sworn in as caretaker PM
Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk sworn in as caretaker PM

The three National Assemblies have elected seven prime ministers over the last 16 years, reports Dawn. The country's constitution provides for new parliamentary elections to be held within 60 days. Candidates have until June 6 to register. The next prime minister will be named by the party that wins a majority in parliament, or that is ab...

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  • Ontario premier concedes defeat ahead of next week's polls
Ontario premier concedes defeat ahead of next week's polls

Media reports indicate she urged Ontario voters to vote for Liberal candidates and to try to prevent either the NDPs or Conservatives from winning a majority government. "It's important to give a message to the people who are still kind of vacillating that, sure, after 15 years you might want a change - but make sure you want the change that you re...

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  • Trump lawyers sent special counsel letter arguing President can't obstruct Russian Federation probe
Trump lawyers sent special counsel letter arguing President can't obstruct Russian Federation probe

Democrats took to Twitter on Saturday to slam a letter by President Donald Trump's attorneys to special counsel Robert Mueller that he could not obstruct justice in the Russian Federation probe, with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer saying the argument would only be valid in a dictatorship.

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  • Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation and coercion' in South China Sea
Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation and coercion' in South China Sea

China's hostility towards self-ruled Taiwan has grown since Tsai Ing-wen from the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party won presidential elections on the island in 2016. He also said the issue of United States troops in South Korea was "not on the table" at this month's summit between President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un.

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  • Vietnam condemns China's violations of national sovereignty at sea
Vietnam condemns China's violations of national sovereignty at sea

McKenzie, Jr said Thursday when prompted by a question of whether the U.S. could destroy Beijing's man-made islets. McKenzie said the USA has a long history of "taking down" islands in the Pacific. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Washington would confront China's actions in the disputed waterways. The Chinese government has reacted furiously ...

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  • Search for Missing Jet to Resume if New Evidence Emerges―Malaysian PM
Search for Missing Jet to Resume if New Evidence Emerges―Malaysian PM

Plunkett said the outcome is "extremely disappointing" but said his company is "truly proud of what we have achieved both in terms of the quality of data we've produced and the speed with which we covered such a vast area". We sincerely hope that we will be able to again offer our services in the search for MH370 in future. This analysis identifi...

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  • Twitter mocks Trump over giant letter from Kim Jong
Twitter mocks Trump over giant letter from Kim Jong

This sets Kim apart from his father and grandfather who were never bold proponents of letter diplomacy and mostly limited the exchange of letters and telegrams with traditional ally Beijing and, to a lesser extent, Moscow. Trump has declined to publicly acknowledge whether he's spoken directly with Kim Jong Un ahead of the talks. Trump emerged ...

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  • Trump signs 'Right-to-Try' bill for terminally ill patients
Trump signs 'Right-to-Try' bill for terminally ill patients

The Senate approved the bill unanimously in August past year and it cleared Congress by a 250-169 vote in late May. Appearing at the signing ceremony - and getting a hug from Trump - was eight-year-old Jordan McLinn , who suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a degenerative genetic disease that usually results in death by young adulthood.

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  • Giuliani threatens to go to court if Mueller subpoenas Trump
Giuliani threatens to go to court if Mueller subpoenas Trump

In the letter to Mueller , Trump's lawyers had contended that the Constitution gives the president the power to " terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon", and that meant he could not illegally obstruct the investigation, the Times reported .

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  • Car careens onto field during boys' baseball game, killing 1
Car careens onto field during boys' baseball game, killing 1

Corporal Matthew Gagne identified 52-year-old Carol Sharrow as the driver. The victim's death brought to light that he had killed a 4-year-old girl in a drunken hit-and-run crash while driving in upstate NY in 1968, but was never charged.

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  • Forensic psychiatrist who consulted on JonBenet Ramsey case killed
Forensic psychiatrist who consulted on JonBenet Ramsey case killed

A fatal shooting Saturday morning in this Phoenix suburb is connected to the murder of a forensic psychiatrist and two paralegals earlier this week, police said. He also said the police had not determined whether there was a connection between the paralegals' law firm and Dr. Pitt and his practice. Pitt assisted in the investigation into the ...

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  • New Documents Paint Picture Of East Area Rapist Suspect Arrest
New Documents Paint Picture Of East Area Rapist Suspect Arrest

The DNA collection at a public parking lot in Roseville, California, became a crucial turning point in the decades-old search for the suspect in the killings. He also is charged with murders in Ventura and Orange counties. Prosecutors have already announced that some alleged sexual assaults believed committed by DeAngelo may not be charged due to e...

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  • Backlash from allies, business associations over steel and aluminum tariffs
Backlash from allies, business associations over steel and aluminum tariffs

Mr Trump has said the tariffs are needed to protect United States steel and aluminium industries vital to the nation's security. 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 ...

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  • PSNI seize abortion pills at pro-choice demonstration in Belfast
PSNI seize abortion pills at pro-choice demonstration in Belfast

The PSNI seized a remote controlled robot that was created to distribute abortion pills with the support of two providers, Women on Web and Women on Waves. Ms Coppinger said it was an "outrage" that the 1967 Abortion Act that applies elsewhere in the United Kingdom had not been extended to Northern Ireland.

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  • USA to impose limits on some Chinese visas
USA to impose limits on some Chinese visas

As a result of Trump's tariff threat, Washington is in very intense negotiations with Beijing "in a way that we haven't been for so many years", said the chamber chairman, William Zarit. Mr Trump had issued a statement on Tuesday threatening further tariffs on Chinese goods and contending that China's average tariff on imports was more than thr...

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  • United States ends steel, aluminum import tariff exemption on EU, Canada, Mexico
United States ends steel, aluminum import tariff exemption on EU, Canada, Mexico

The U.S. also negotiated voluntary export limits from South Korea, Argentina, Australia and Brazil, said the commerce secretary. Freeland said a 15-day consultation period would give Canadians a chance to comment on the tariffs and the products covered.

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  • Melania Trump will not be traveling to Camp David with Trump
Melania Trump will not be traveling to Camp David with Trump

The absence of the intensely private first lady has prompted widespread speculation and conspiracy theories. But it remained unclear when the first lady will make her next public appearance. Recently, we haven't seen any pictures or videos of Melania working on any of her projects, and it is leading to questions about her week-long stay in the hosp...

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  • Srinagar youth dies after being run over by CRPF vehicle
Srinagar youth dies after being run over by CRPF vehicle

Some photos are being shared on social media show Kashmiri men shout for help as an Indian paramilitary vehicle runs over them during a protest in Jamia Masjid, Srinagar , June 1, 2018. Activist Shehla Rashid wrote, "Shameful!" Friday's incident happened during protests against alleged police heavy-handedness in a raid during Ramadan on a city m...

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  • Giuseppe Conte sworn in as new prime minister
Giuseppe Conte sworn in as new prime minister

The new administration is to be sworn-in Friday. League chief Matteo Salvini , a hardline anti-migrant figure, was appointed interior minister , and has pledged the deportations of irregular migrants and a crackdown on people smuggling.

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  • Trudeau declines to meet Trump because of USA precondition
Trudeau declines to meet Trump because of USA precondition

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the responsive measures to President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum from the US's northern neighbor. " They can not believe they have gotten away with this for so many decades". Investors should note that about 22% of US pork is ex...

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  • Saudi king appoints new ministers of labour and culture
Saudi king appoints new ministers of labour and culture

Additionally, Sheikh Abdulatif Al-Sheikh was appointed as the minister of Islamic Affairs , according to the Arab News website. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has warned Saudi Arabia's reformist Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over his "sinful projects", in a bulletin released on Friday.

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  • Trump to implement steel, aluminum tariffs against EU, Canada and Mexico
Trump to implement steel, aluminum tariffs against EU, Canada and Mexico

Over the 18 months that the tariffs were imposed, a spike in steel prices put 200,000 workers out of their jobs, according to a study (pdf) paid for by companies who buy steel. "This is not the way we do business, and certainly not between longstanding partners, friends and allies". "The EU believes these unilateral USA tariffs are unjustifie...

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  • President Trump: June 12 Summit with North Korea is back on
President Trump: June 12 Summit with North Korea is back on

A ranking Cheong Wa Dae official earlier said Moon may consider joining the United States and North Korean leaders in Singapore, depending on the outcome of their bilateral summit. He vowed Russia's support for denuclearization and a broader effort to create a stable and long-lasting peace in the region, but indicated that Moscow believes sanctio...

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