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Worldwide Spanish police arrest Browder on Russian warrant
Author: 0 Spanish police arrest Browder on Russian warrant

Conservative MP Sir Peter Bottomley called his detention "absurd", while Foreign Affairs Committee member Bob Seely said Moscow was "upping the ante" in going after its critics overseas. "Going to the police station right now", Browder wrote. Johnson tweeted that "Moscow should concentrate on bringing those responsible for the murder of #Magnitsky to justice".

Worldwide President Trump considers pardoning Martha Stewart
Author: 0 President Trump considers pardoning Martha Stewart

Trump slapped back in an open letter at the time that jabbed her for the insider trading scandal. Trump later shared his thoughts on Blagojevich and Stewart with the reporters accompanying him on Air Force One. plenty of other politicians have said a lot worse. Attorneys Deborah Blum and Seth Berenzweig on President Trump considering pardons for Martha Stewart and Rod Blagojevich and the fallout from ABC canceling Roseanne.

Worldwide US Pacific Command changes name in symbolic gesture toward India
Author: 0 US Pacific Command changes name in symbolic gesture toward India

One defense official said that since its formation U.S. Pacific Command has always operated in the Indian Ocean as a key part of its mission. "In recognition of the increasing connectivity of the Indian and Pacific Oceans today we rename the US Pacific Command to the US Indo-Pacific Command", Mr Mattis said at a change-of-command ceremony in Hawaii .

Worldwide Stormy Daniels' lawyer ends bid for role in Cohen case
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels' lawyer ends bid for role in Cohen case

He called Avenatti's media appearances "reckless and improper" and reminded the court that Avenatti had released some of Cohen's bank records to the media - a "premeditated drive-by shooting of [Cohen's] rights", Ryan told the court. Hendon noted Avenatti had volunteered this information to the court in filings. "We have people who are sleeping on couches". The initial days of the review, according to the descriptions attached, involved preparing background materials, review of filings ...

Worldwide China To Host Iranian President During SCO Summit In June
Author: 0 China To Host Iranian President During SCO Summit In June

The Foreign Ministry on May 28 did not give the exact date for Rohani's visit, but said he would attend the June 6-10 Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit as an observer. The regional bloc focusing on security and trade also includes four former Soviet central Asian republics and two new members - Pakistan and India.

Worldwide U.S. officials travel to N Korea over preparation of likely summit
Author: 0 U.S. officials travel to N Korea over preparation of likely summit

As new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo returned earlier the same day from a visit to Pyongyang, bringing back three American detainees, the U.S. An intelligence assessment compiled by the CIA and described to NBC News by three USA officials concludes that the Kim Jong Un regime is not prepared to let go of its nuclear arsenal, a finding at sharp odds with some of Trump's recent claims.

Worldwide On Memorial Day, Trump Honors Fallen Soldiers; Draws Criticism Over Tweet
Author: 0 On Memorial Day, Trump Honors Fallen Soldiers; Draws Criticism Over Tweet

US President Donald Trump said he had come to the "sacred soil" of Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day to honour "the lives and deeds of America's greatest heroes". "Christian, I want you to know that even though your father has left this world, he's left it for the next". Trump began the day's events by placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, standing before it silently as a light mist fell.

Worldwide UN voices concern over Saudi arrest of women's rights activists
Author: 0 UN voices concern over Saudi arrest of women's rights activists

Saudi Arabia is preparing to outlaw sexual harassment, less than a month before the conservative kingdom lifts its decades-long ban on female automobile drivers. Begum agreed. "It's not real reform if rights defenders are locked up for asking for simple basic human rights". Saudi authorities have released three of the women, but activists and rights groups said those still detained - four women and three men - have been interrogated without access to lawyers.

Worldwide Japan slaughters 122 pregnant whales for 'scientific research'
Author: 0 Japan slaughters 122 pregnant whales for 'scientific research'

The Humane Society International (HSI) reports that in 2015, Japan rebranded "JARPA II, ' dubbed it 'NEWREP-A" and claimed the kills were for "scientific research", thus exempting the hunt from the ban. Many scientists and conservationists would agree that non-lethal methods of research would be beneficial to the whale populations, conservation and scientific research in the Antarctic ocean.

Worldwide Paris conference seeks political roadmap for lawless Libya
Author: 0 Paris conference seeks political roadmap for lawless Libya

Several countries, including the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council, Italy, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Libya's neighbours attended the meeting . Under Macron, France has tried to play a bigger role in coaxing Libya's factions to end the turmoil, which has let Islamist militants gain a foothold and allowed migrant smugglers to flourish.

Worldwide Trump insists he didn't fire Comey over Russian Federation probe, contradicting himself
Author: 0 Trump insists he didn't fire Comey over Russian Federation probe, contradicting himself

President Donald Trump contradicted what he said in a televised interview a year ago on Thursday, denying that he fired former FBI Director James Comey over his role in the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. A representative for McCabe declined to comment for this story, and a Justice Department spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Worldwide Trump's Tariffs Will Only Boost the Allure of Market Havens
Author: 0 Trump's Tariffs Will Only Boost the Allure of Market Havens

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross , who announced the tariffs, said in an interview on Thursday that any retaliatory measures are unlikely to have much impact on the US economy. But Jacob Kirkegaard, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, told AFP that the agenda Canada, the current G7 chair, set for the meeting - which included uncontroversial themes such as inclusive development and innovation in finance - would be swept aside amid raw relations between ...

Worldwide Assad: US losing cards in Syria, must leave our soil
Author: 0 Assad: US losing cards in Syria, must leave our soil

Mr Trump had insulted his counterpart in an 8 April tweet following a suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma. He said it was down to "the wisdom of the Russian leadership" that a confrontation did not happen. Assad also sought in his interview to minimise the extent of Iran's presence in Syria. With military backing from Russian Federation and Iran, he has reclaimed most of the territory lost to rebels in the wake of the popular uprising that swept the country in 2011 and quickly ...

Worldwide Storms kill at least 47 as India temperatures mount
Author: 0 Storms kill at least 47 as India temperatures mount

Other deaths were reported from Munger, Katihar and Nawada districts of the state, it said. Earlier this month, a storm had killed 134 people and injured over 400 in five states and Uttar Pradesh was the worst affected, accounting for 80 deaths, majority in Agra district.

Worldwide Trump to pardon conservative commentator convicted of campaign finance violations
Author: 0 Trump to pardon conservative commentator convicted of campaign finance violations

Trump said D'Souza was "treated very unfairly by our government". D'Souza has argued that he was unfairly treated by the Obama administration. Trump has fully restored both. Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y. D'Souza has a long history of inflammatory remarks. Most recently, he apologized for a tweet taunting survivors of the shooting in Parkland, Fla., after Florida lawmakers opted not to ban assault weapons.

Worldwide Trump Administration Defends Its Immigration Policies
Author: 0 Trump Administration Defends Its Immigration Policies

Program was never intended ... to be a foster care system . President Trump has himself spoken out against separating migrant children from their families. The immigration debate has reached a fever pitch in recent months following reports that since October about 700 children crossing the US-Mexico border have been separated from their parents.

Worldwide Cellphone videos show Nikolas Cruz planning Parkland school shooting
Author: 0 Cellphone videos show Nikolas Cruz planning Parkland school shooting

In another, he lays out plans for the shooting. "After that, I'm going to go onto the school campus, walk up the stairs, unload my AR and shoot people", he said. The videos were released by the Broward State Attorney's Office in response to a defense request for discovery. Cruz's suicidal thoughts are expressed as he discusses how his life is nothing and meaningless, Lankford said.

Worldwide IT’S ON: White House Says Trump-Kim Summit ‘EXPECTED’ for June 12
Author: 0 IT’S ON: White House Says Trump-Kim Summit ‘EXPECTED’ for June 12

Trump confirmed that Kim would be flying to the United States after he was spotted transiting through Beijing airport. "We have put a great team together for our talks with North Korea ", Mr Trump said in a tweet today. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that since the letter , "the North Koreans have been engaging" with the U.S. It's not really North Korean leader Kim Jong-un walking the streets of Singapore awaiting talks with President Trump in ...

Worldwide Trump says Mueller will be ‘meddling’ with 2018 vote
Author: 0 Trump says Mueller will be ‘meddling’ with 2018 vote

He repeated his exhausted defense that there was "no Collusion" by anyone, "except by the Democrats!" and also said federal investigators should be spending their resources investigating his former political opponent and his predecessor. The FBI investigated Clinton for her email scandal during the campaign, something former FBI Director James Comey confirmed during the campaign, then essentially closed it, reopened it, and closed it shortly before Election Day.

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