• Group photo masks underlying tension at G-7 summit
Group photo masks underlying tension at G-7 summit

Our farmers, whether it's through a non-tariff trade barrier or whether it's through very high tariffs. this is all over the world. Trump saluted Canadian Mounties as he was greeted at an airport at a military base in Quebec. In addition to the US and Canada, the group includes Britain, Italy, France, Germany and Japan. The EU is also attending. ...

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  • After Wuhan, Modi meets Xi Jinping in Qingdao
After Wuhan, Modi meets Xi Jinping in Qingdao

PM Modi met and held bilateral talks with President Jinping, minutes after he landed in China's Qingdao to attend the two-day 18th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit earlier in the day. Trade, investment and development cooperation issues will also feature prominently at the SCO, Murphy said, given the climate of "rising anti-glob...

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  • Trump delivers a shout-out to Gardner’s pot bill
Trump delivers a shout-out to Gardner’s pot bill

The Strengthening the Tenth Amendment Through Entrusting States Act - known as the STATES Act - would protect marijuana users from federal prosecution so long as they comply with the requirements in their state's marijuana law. Marijuana legalization opponents also noted the significance of the bill . Sessions said during an interview with Col...

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  • Ministers in Spain’s female-dominated Cabinet take office
Ministers in Spain’s female-dominated Cabinet take office

Mr Sanchez said his executive was "a reflection of the best in society" - a society he described as composed of women and men, old and young, rooted in the European Union. To maintain "stability", Sanchez has also promised to implement the 2018 budget crafted by the previous conservative government. Women represented 64.7 percent of the new Cab...

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  • Trump says Russian Federation should be at G7 meeting, Moscow not so sure
Trump says Russian Federation should be at G7 meeting, Moscow not so sure

He especially chided Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada's high tariffs on dairy products. "We've had really a very good relationship, very special", the US President said of Mr Macron, a day after the two leaders had exchanged terse messages on Twitter .

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  • Yellowstone bison gores Bay Area woman
Yellowstone bison gores Bay Area woman

The bison reportedly became agitated when it crossed the boardwalk and charged the crowd, goring Hancock. The bison left the area right after. Hancock, who suffered a hip injury, was transported by paramedic ambulance to the Big Sky Medical Center, according to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle .

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  • US issues new alert for China
US issues new alert for China

Those affected have suffered a range of symptoms including hearing loss, dizziness, fatigue, cognitive issues and sleep loss. The AP reported that the workers were being examined at the University of Pennsylvania, which is treating and studying other Americans affected by the mysterious incidents.

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  • Taliban announces three-day ceasefire over Eid
Taliban announces three-day ceasefire over Eid

Operations would continue against the thousands of foreign troops in the country, and the militants would defend themselves if attacked , a communique said. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani speaks during during a peace and security cooperation conference in Kabul, Afghanistan February 28, 2018. President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday declared an apparen...

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  • At Least 18 Dead, 90 Injured After Mosque Explosion in Baghdad
At Least 18 Dead, 90 Injured After Mosque Explosion in Baghdad

Citing a ministry spokesman, an Iraqi state channel described the explosion as " a terrorist aggression on civilians ". Iraq's prime minister today ordered an investigation into overnight explosions that tore through a mosque in Baghdad as officials raised the casualty toll to 18 dead and 38 wounded.

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  • UK Labour leader rejects pleas to stay in the EU single market
UK Labour leader rejects pleas to stay in the EU single market

Labour divisions have been exposed by a shadow cabinet amendment which calls for the United Kingdom to negotiate "full access" to the EU internal market but stops short of backing European Economic Area (EEA) membership. "Only the Conservatives will get the best deal for the whole country - delivering on the referendum vote to get control of our m...

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  • Trump on Marijuana: 'I Probably Will' Support End to Federal Ban
Trump on Marijuana: 'I Probably Will' Support End to Federal Ban

Their legislation would amend the Controlled Substances Act to make it inapplicable in those states, federal territories, and tribal lands that have passed some form of marijuana legalization. The Kentucky Republican has consistently opposed legalizing marijuana but has called hemp and marijuana "two entirely separate plants". Hemp produces the...

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  • ICE to transfer 1,600 immigrant detainees to federal prisons, report says
ICE to transfer 1,600 immigrant detainees to federal prisons, report says

ABC 7 has confirmed the Federal Bureau of Prisons is transferring inmates from five federal prisons to make room for immigration detainees . "What's different about this is, this is the first time we've seen ICE putting people in an actual prison as opposed to jail or a privately run facility, and that's why it gives lie to the notion that imm...

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  • Mother, her boyfriend sentenced in boy's
Mother, her boyfriend sentenced in boy's "beyond animalistic" child abuse death

A mother & her boyfriend whipped, beat, and tortured 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez in a series of horrific attacks. In LA County, which has had serious problems with their Department of Children and Family Services, supervisors appointed a child protection czar , initiated a number of child welfare reforms and the DA brought criminal charges ...

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  • Calif. judge voted out over weak sentencing
Calif. judge voted out over weak sentencing

Storey opposed the recall. The organizer of the successful recall campaign against a Santa Clara County judge over his sentencing of a Stanford student convicted of attempted rape says the county's voters have condemned "impunity for high-status perpetrators of sexual assault and domestic violence".

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  • Taiwan holds large military drills amid China tensions:The Asahi Shimbun
Taiwan holds large military drills amid China tensions:The Asahi Shimbun

Tsai watched Thursday's session of the ongoing "Han Kuang" (Han Glory) exercise involving 4,100 soldiers, attack helicopters and fighter jets from an air base in Taichung, according to the AFP . Shortly before the Han Kuang exercises began, an F-16 crashed into mountains in northern Taiwan , killing the pilot. China's air force has conducted a...

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  • Doug Ford asks for time to deliver on campaign promises
Doug Ford asks for time to deliver on campaign promises

Ford described his platform as "modest" but it includes several large commitments that Ontarians might notice once implemented, including a 20% middle class tax cut, a corporate tax cut, booze in corner stores, 10 cents off a litre of gasoline, thousands of new long-term care beds and possibly private sales of cannabis.

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  • Israeli Forces Kill Yet Another Tamimi Family Member
Israeli Forces Kill Yet Another Tamimi Family Member

The IDF said it's investigating this latest incident, in which Izz ad-Din Tamimi was killed, but it's far from the first case of Palestinians being shot. USA -brokered peace talks collapsed in 2014. Israel Defense Forces (IDF) denied on Tuesday that its soldiers directly targeted the 22-year-old female volunteer paramedic killed in Gaza during pr...

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  • Article image EU-US trade row looms over NATO defence meet
Article image EU-US trade row looms over NATO defence meet

But Trump's envoy to NATO , Kay Bailey Hutchison, told reporters that the spending issue will remain a sore point for the president. "This ministerial is going to be overshadowed by the tariffs issue", said a USA defence official, speaking on the condition of anonymity.

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  • Trump Says a ‘Big Operation’ Kept Melania Trump From G-7
Trump Says a ‘Big Operation’ Kept Melania Trump From G-7

The outing was her first public appearance in nearly a month following a kidney operation. "She had a big operation, it was close to a four-hour operation, and she's doing great, right there", he said, pointing up again. Mrs. Trump's Communications Director, Stephanie Grisham, said the procedure was a success and without complication. On Monday nig...

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  • Trump, Macron cool down the buddy act at Canada's G7
Trump, Macron cool down the buddy act at Canada's G7

U.S. President Donald Trump countered a slew of trade numbers from U.S. allies with his own, different data, holding firm to his position that the United States was at a disadvantage, an official at a G7 summit said on Friday as consensus eluded the group's leaders.

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  • This could be the most scathing obituary ever
This could be the most scathing obituary ever

She then had two children, Gina and Jay, before the obituary alleges she got pregnant by her husband's brother, Lyle, five years into her marriage. By the third paragraph, the death notice takes an unexpected turn. One relative, Dwight Dehmlow, told the Star Tribune that while the facts in the obituary are true, it provided an incomplete pictur...

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  • US Operator Killed, Another 4 Troops Wounded In Somalia
US Operator Killed, Another 4 Troops Wounded In Somalia

One U.S. special operator was killed and another four service members were wounded on Friday during a mission in Somalia against al-Shabaab, a terrorist group affiliated with Al Qaeda, defense officials have announced. It was unclear whether all 800 US, Kenyan and Somali troops were present when the attack took place. There are now about 500 Unit...

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  • Woman kidnapped as newborn from Jacksonville hospital in 1998 found alive
Woman kidnapped as newborn from Jacksonville hospital in 1998 found alive

At Friday's sentencing, Williams, 52, was given credit for her 511 days of time served. Williams, who kidnapped a newborn from a Florida hospital two decades ago and raised the child as her own, was sentenced Friday to 18 years for kidnapping.

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  • China Hacks Navy Contractor, Steals Submarine Data
China Hacks Navy Contractor, Steals Submarine Data

Chinese government hackers have stolen a massive trove of sensitive information from a United States navy contractor, including secret plans to develop a new type of submarine-launched anti-ship missile, according to the Washington Post . This included plans to develop a supersonic anti-ship missile for submarines. While the information was stor...

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  • Canada’s Trump: populist Doug Ford stuns with Ontario election win
Canada’s Trump: populist Doug Ford stuns with Ontario election win

Ford's Progressive Conservatives were poised to win about 74 of Ontario's 124 districts in Thursday's election, according to unofficial results and projections from three television networks. That's up from 27 they had going in, and the most seats the party has won since Mike Harris's 1995 victory, noted the CBC . He dismissed allegations that h...

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