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Worldwide Jordan's PM resigns amid tax-rise protests
Author: 0 Jordan's PM resigns amid tax-rise protests

Razzaz served as education minister in the outgoing Mulki government. Thousands rallied in the Jordan's capital pushing nationwide protests into its fifth consecutive day. The price of fuel has risen on five occasions since the beginning of the year, while electricity bills have shot up 55 percent since February. Jordanian protesters shout slogans and raise a national flag during a demonstration outside the Prime Minister's office in the capital Amman early Monday, June 4, 2018.

Worldwide Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight
Author: 0 Hawaii volcano lava destroys hundreds of homes overnight

Lava inundated the bay near Hawaii Island's eastern tip on Monday night, causing giant plumes of acidic fumes, known as 'laze , ' to billow from the ocean. Kim and Okabe live in Hilo, the county's seat, which is more than an hour drive from the Kapoho area. The image depicts the lava flows progressing towards the ocean, allowing NASA and the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to accurately record the location and direction of fast-flowing eruptions.

Worldwide U.S. renews call for OAS to eject Venezuela
Author: 0 U.S. renews call for OAS to eject Venezuela

Venezuela's foreign minister Jorge Arreaza responded Monday by accusing the US of illegal interference in its internal affairs and violating the OAS charter by imposing sanctions. Others are reluctant to set a precedent out of fear that they could be the next target. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro won re-election in a May vote that the Venezuelan opposition, along with the United States and other Latin American nations, have decried as a sham cementing a dictatorship.

Worldwide Putin brags that he ‘regularly’ speaks to Trump on the phone
Author: 0 Putin brags that he ‘regularly’ speaks to Trump on the phone

After meeting Putin in Vienna , Van der Bellen said some USA politicians claim that the European Union is too dependent on Russian gas, but overlook the fact that American liquefied gas is much more expensive. CALL ME DONALD: 'In a recent telephone conversation, Donald said he was anxious about the possibility of a new arms race. Prigozhin has been dubbed "Putin's chef" by Russian media because his restaurants and catering businesses have hosted the Kremlin leader's dinners with foreign ...

Author: 0 Melania a no-go for G7 meeting or Singapore summit

Mrs. Trump stayed in the hospital for five days and has kept out of public view since returning home May 19. First lady Melania Trump will not be joining President Donald Trump on his upcoming trips to the G7 summit in Quebec and the highly anticipated summit between the United States and North Korea in Singapore, her spokeswoman told ABC News .

Worldwide Woman’s obituary says ‘world is a better place without her’
Author: 0 Woman’s obituary says ‘world is a better place without her’

The beginning of 80-year-old Kathleen Dehmlow's obituary is pretty standard, but then it takes an abrupt turn. The obit was shared by a Twitter user going by the name "Stu" and was subsequently shared nearly 20,000 times. There is more to it than this. Dehmlow's obituary states she was from Springfield , Minnesota . "She made a mistake 60 years ago, but who hasn't?" he said.

Worldwide Trump appealing ruling that bars blocking of Twitter critics
Author: 0 Trump appealing ruling that bars blocking of Twitter critics

The US Justice Department has said it will appeal a federal judge's ruling that President Donald Trump can not legally block Twitter users who disagree with him. He even weighed in on the debate around whether he had the legal right to pardon himself. The ruling, made by a New York District Court judge, is the result of a lawsuit filed by the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University on behalf of seven plaintiffs blocked by Trump on Twitter.

Worldwide Advance polls reporting high voter turnout for Ontario election
Author: 0 Advance polls reporting high voter turnout for Ontario election

The new system allows voters to cast their ballots at any voting center in the county. For the first time in a general election, polling stations will rely on E-poll books and electronic voting tabulators. Congress. Barring some kind of unexpected event, it's clear who Democrats will nominate in these four seats. California Sen. Dianne Feinstein is one of the few moderate Democrats up for reelection this year to face a serious primary challenge from the left.

Author: 0 U.S. Senate leader cancels most of August recess

McConnell has made confirming President Donald Trump's nominees a top priority, but has faced stiff opposition from Democrats, who have delayed dozens of political appointees. That will take time away from the campaign trail for senators on the ballot in November, and the change will have a lopsided effect on Democrats. Democrats responded by embracing the new work schedule.

Worldwide Former Defense Intelligence Officer Charged with Espionage for China
Author: 0 Former Defense Intelligence Officer Charged with Espionage for China

Mr Hansen is the latest in a string of former American intelligence officers to be accused of spying for Beijing, at a time when Beijing and Washington are tussling over a slew of issues including trade, intellectual property rights, cyber security, Taiwan and the militarisation of the disputed South China Sea.

Worldwide Pastor killed by crocodile during water baptism
Author: 0 Pastor killed by crocodile during water baptism

Docho Eshete and about 80 members of his congregation had gathered at the southern end of Lake Abaya on Sunday morning, close to a national park where enormous crocodiles have been seen covering the shore. The crocodile is said to have escaped. Ndlovu was rushed to a nearby hospital in Zimbabwe, where doctors performed surgery on her to save her life.

Worldwide The Latest on Guatemala’s Deadly Volcano Eruption
Author: 0 The Latest on Guatemala’s Deadly Volcano Eruption

Rescue workers pulled more bodies Monday, June 4, from under the dust and rubble left by an explosive eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano , bringing the death toll to at least 65. Dozens of videos appeared on social media and Guatemalan TV showing the extent of the devastation. "Unfortunately El Rodeo was buried and we haven't been able to reach the La Libertad village because of the lava and maybe there are people that died there too", he said.

Author: 0 United Nations calls on U.S. to stop separating families at border

While the policy doesn't make mention of separating families, United States protocol prohibits detaining children with their parents because the children are not charged with a crime and the parents are. In April, Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave direction for all instances of illegal border crossings to be prosecuted. "Yes. What's happening is we are having more people coming bringing children with them entering between the ports of entry, between the ports of entry illegally, and ...

Worldwide Trump claims Mueller probe is unconstitutional and insists he can pardon himself
Author: 0 Trump claims Mueller probe is unconstitutional and insists he can pardon himself

White House lawyer Emmet Flood and other attorneys have huddled on how to handle a Mueller subpoena while Giuliani and other advisers have discussed plans to prepare Trump for the interview, including bringing on former Gov. The justices would have to closely examine the history of the pardoning power to determine what the Constitutional framers intended when they drafted it.

Worldwide At least 25 die in 'Volcano of Fire' eruption
Author: 0 At least 25 die in 'Volcano of Fire' eruption

Cars are covered in ash from the Fuego Volcano in Antigua, Guatemala . Soon, searing flows of lava , ash and rock mixed with water and debris were gushing down the volcano's flanks, blocking roads and burning homes. "We had time to leave, thank God, but I am very sorry for the loss of my son and my daughter in law", he said through tears. But in places like Los Lotes and the village of El Rodeo, about eight miles downslope from the crater, it was too late for many.

Worldwide Chinese tourist dies in hospital after bus crash in eastern Ontario
Author: 0 Chinese tourist dies in hospital after bus crash in eastern Ontario

A section of Highway 401 between Prescott and Maitland was closed for most of late Monday afternoon and evening but has since reopened. Police continue to investigate and the westbound lanes remain closed on Highway 401. A truck driver who passed the scene of the crash said he could see passengers standing outside the bus who appeared to have facial injuries. A dash cam photo of the scene he shared showed at least three ambulances and first responders, with about half a dozen people standing ...

Worldwide We will ‘push Iran out of this region,’ vows Merkel
Author: 0 We will ‘push Iran out of this region,’ vows Merkel

The Iran deal paved the way for the partial lifting of worldwide sanctions against the country, in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear programme for a number of years. Options being considered by the EU to keep Tehran in the nuclear deal include new credit lines for Tehran, increased energy cooperation and implementing EU laws to block European companies from caving in to US sanctions.

Worldwide Georgia Officer Caught on Body-Cam Hitting Suspect with Patrol Car
Author: 0 Georgia Officer Caught on Body-Cam Hitting Suspect with Patrol Car

Saulters hit the gas and dashcam video shows him driving right into Patmon, who gets knocked down face-first to the ground. "I got him with my auto, that's what they're yelling about", Saulters tells one man enquiring what is happening. Saulters turns left to try and block Patmon but he gets away. As the officers confirmed the validity of the warrant and attempted to make contact with Patmon, he fled on foot.

Worldwide North Korea's Kim Jong Un Replaces Military Leaders
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Jong Un Replaces Military Leaders

It's also home to what might be the world's single-biggest rare earth deposit, a crucial element for electronic vehicle engines and many high-tech gadgets the South is so good at churning out. Trump has given top priority to the full denuclearization of North Korea. Moscow hopes that the settlement process on the Korean Peninsula won't be disrupted, although there are no 100% chances of success, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters on Monday after a meeting of BRICS ...

Worldwide White House Plans Trump Putin Summit
Author: 0 White House Plans Trump Putin Summit

USA intelligence agencies in January 2017 concluded that Russian Federation had interfered in the 2016 presidential election in a bid to secure Trump's election. The possible meeting is in the early stages of planning, and a date and location are yet to be determined. If the summit does go ahead, it would be the third time that both the leaders would meet face-to-face.

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