• Women take abortion pills in Northern Ireland protest
Women take abortion pills in Northern Ireland protest

Father Patrick McCafferty says it is right that the Catholic Church is seen to be out of step with wider society, following the historic abortion referendum result in the Republic of Ireland. They drove towards the Lisburn constituency office of the anti-abortion Democratic Unionists, who oppose liberalisation in Northern Ireland, to continue the...

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  • Trump’s Administration Limits Visas for Chinese Tech Students
Trump’s Administration Limits Visas for Chinese Tech Students

Also on Tuesday, a White House official said the United States government plans to shorten the length of visas issued to some Chinese citizens as part of a strategy to prevent intellectual property theft by U.S. "There's plenty going on", Dave Salmonsen, senior director of congressional relations for American Farm Bureau Federation, told Capital ...

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  • Golden State Killer documents: Police took DNA from trash, vehicle of suspect
Golden State Killer documents: Police took DNA from trash, vehicle of suspect

Investigators first zeroed in on DeAngelo after building an online genealogical profile using DNA taken from an old crime scene, then using it to find distant relatives with matching genetic profiles. The sample was submitted to the Sacramento County District Attorney's Crime Lab , where tests revealed it was a likely match for DNA collected at cr...

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  • USA imposes steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico
USA imposes steel tariffs on Canada and Mexico

A statement from Mexico's economy ministry says the USA use of a national security justification is improper and that the tariffs affect strategic sectors for North America, including automotive, aerospace and electronics. "If the USA thinks this, in some way, will soften up Canada's position or make it want to give concessions to resolve the N...

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  • Melania Blasts Media Gossip On Her Whereabouts
Melania Blasts Media Gossip On Her Whereabouts

Javers was correct. His claim that he saw "the First Lady walking with her aides in the West Wing yesterday afternoon", did not "deter the conspiracy theorists". According to CNN , Grisham again stated on Friday that Melania "is fine, she's doing great". First ladies are under no obligation to make their medical histories public, and the White Ho...

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  • Police fire on funeral of Kashmir man killed by troops
Police fire on funeral of Kashmir man killed by troops

A youth - Kasier Bhat - who was injured after he was allegedly hit by a security forces vehicle during clashes between protestors and forces in the Nowhatta area of the city yesterday, died at a hospital today, police said. The Ranbir Penal Code is the equivalent of the Indian Penal Code in Jammu and Kashmir. Graphic images have been circulatin...

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  • Italian president reappoints Giuseppe Conte as PM-designate
Italian president reappoints Giuseppe Conte as PM-designate

The deal followed an extraordinary few days in which Di Maio called for Mattarella to be impeached, Conte and another prime minister-designate were tasked to form a government and failed, before Conte was reinstated on Thursday evening. both will meet again tomorrow morning". Salvini made clear that a July vote would deprive too many Italians...

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  • What Will Cost More After Trump's Steel Tariffs?
What Will Cost More After Trump's Steel Tariffs?

United Kingdom steel bosses have also expressed fears of the effect tariffs will have on the industry , saying that the U.S. move is a "big mistake". Mexico's Economy Ministry, on the other hand, said it may levy tariffs on steel, pork legs and shoulders, apples, grapes, blueberries and cheese. The Associated Press reports that French Presid...

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  • U.S. to impose steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico
U.S. to impose steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico

Trump had campaigned for president on a promise to crack down on trading partners that he said exploited poorly negotiated trade agreements to run up big trade surpluses with the U.S. The United Kingdom, meanwhile, which is still tied to the European Union for years to come during a Brexit "transition period", said it was disappointed and would wor...

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  • Summit with N. Korea is back on for June 12
Summit with N. Korea is back on for June 12

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. After the meeting in the Oval Office, Trump walked Kim and his delegation to their vehicle, an honor usually reserve...

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  • Steel and aluminum tariffs to apply to EU, Mexico, Canada
Steel and aluminum tariffs to apply to EU, Mexico, Canada

That hasn't been done. He justified the tariffs by arguing that USA producers are vital to national security and were threatened by a global supply glut. Trump's tariffs on Washington's closest allies also drew condemnation at home from Republican lawmakers and the country's main business lobbying group and sent a chill through financial markets ...

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  • Watch Trump straight up lie about reading the letter from Kim Jong
Watch Trump straight up lie about reading the letter from Kim Jong

He cautioned, however, that the summit in Singapore was unlikely to deliver a quick breakthrough. Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling party executive and a veteran regime insider, arrived for his Oval Office encounter accompanied by the senior USA officials who have overseen an extraordinary diplomatic opening.

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  • Shocking! Cyclist Launches Road Rage Attack With 'Zombie Knife' in London, UK
Shocking! Cyclist Launches Road Rage Attack With 'Zombie Knife' in London, UK

The video shows a man on a bicycle pulling up alongside a blue auto before the vehicle tries to speed out of its parking space, almost knocking the cyclist over. The chilling attack comes amid a knife crime epidemic in London that has so far claimed 43 lives this year. 'The victim, a 19-year-old man in an attempt to escape collided with another...

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  • Saudi King Reshuffles Government With Focus on Culture, Religion
Saudi King Reshuffles Government With Focus on Culture, Religion

This warning specifically mentions WWE's event in Jeddah and the mishap where they accidentally showed women to the Saudi Arabian crowd. The Greatest Royal Rumble got a lot of attention from around the world but it looks like they also gained some notoriety from a different group of people who they might not have considered when embarking on ...

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  • How Trump's election shook Obama: 'What if we were wrong?'
How Trump's election shook Obama: 'What if we were wrong?'

He pointed out that if Obama was ten or twenty years early, it was a good thing: "Maybe America has never been ready for Barack Obama and should never be ready for Barack Obama ", Levin said. "I nearly got out". Former president Barack Obama walks by his presidential portrait at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in February. Accord...

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  • United States accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea
United States accuses China of 'intimidation' in South China Sea

The U.S. Navy on Sunday conducted the latest of its " freedom of navigation " patrols near China-occupied features to demonstrate the right to sail through what it considers to be global waters. The U.S. canceled China's participation in the multinational RIMPAC naval drills after China confirmed reports the People's Liberation Army had installed m...

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  • Red Cross: Palestinians wounded in Gaza unrest
Red Cross: Palestinians wounded in Gaza unrest

It also "calls for immediate steps toward ending Israeli restrictions on access into Gaza, while making no mention of Egypt's restrictions and no mention of Hamas' deliberate attacks against Israel's determined efforts to provide humanitarian access into Gaza at the Kerem Shalom crossing", she said.

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  • Uganda imposes controversial ‘WhatsApp tax’ on social media users
Uganda imposes controversial ‘WhatsApp tax’ on social media users

The law will come into effect on July 1, however, it is not yet clear how the Ugandan government will enforce it. The new Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill will also impose various other taxes, including a 1% levy on the total value of mobile money transactions - which civil society groups complain will affect poorer Ugandans who rarely use banking se...

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  • USA vetoes resolution on protecting Palestinians, UN refuses to condemn Hamas
USA vetoes resolution on protecting Palestinians, UN refuses to condemn Hamas

Ethiopia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Poland abstained. During a second vote, when the U.S. put forward its own rival measure, eleven countries abstained, while Russian Federation and two others opposed it. The draft called for "the consideration of measures to guarantee the safety and protection of the Palestinian civilian population...

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  • Mattis reaffirms US' commitment in Indo-Pacific region
Mattis reaffirms US' commitment in Indo-Pacific region

As for Indo-Pacific Command - the new name for Pacific Command - Mattis said it was suggested by Asian powers, not Pentagon planners. The officials said the name change reflects the connectivity between the Pacific and Indian Oceans that is a key factor in providing security in the Pacific region.

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