• Woman arrested after shooter reported near San Diego marathon
Woman arrested after shooter reported near San Diego marathon

This happened at a parking facility in the city's downtown, near the finish line of an annual marathon. The crash was reported to police around 10:45 a.m. Sullivan tells the Union-Tribune newspaper that officers found a woman underneath a parked auto on the 8th level of the parking structure. A number of surrounding streets were closed as off...

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  • Texas Woman Says She Killed Husband Because He Beat The Cat
Texas Woman Says She Killed Husband Because He Beat The Cat

When officers arrived Mary Harrison reported that she had shot her husband "during an argument, as he was beating the family cat", police said. She says she heard four shots coming from the town home at 13217 Fall Manor Drive. The victim was reportedly transported to an area hospital where he died shortly after his arrival, as reported by KXAS...

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  • Manufacturers in North Dakota worry about impact of tariffs, trade war
Manufacturers in North Dakota worry about impact of tariffs, trade war

They must open their markets and take down their trade barriers! But this week, in an emotional press conference, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged it just didn't work. During the visit, some 50 new contracts were signed between French and Russian companies, including a deal between Russian energy company Novatek and Total, which was jus...

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  • Philippine president criticised for kissing woman on stage
Philippine president criticised for kissing woman on stage

In February this year, Human rights groups condemned Duterte for saying his troops should shoot female communist rebels in the genitals to render them "useless", which they said could encourage sexual violence and war crimes. The 73-year-old Duterte, who is leading a violent crackdown against illegal drugs in his country, has come under fire fo...

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  • Bill Clinton says no private apology to Monica Lewinsky necessary
Bill Clinton says no private apology to Monica Lewinsky necessary

Talk about "alternative facts" (to pull a phrase out of the Trump-spox dustbin): Bill Clinton claimed today that his sexual relationship with then-intern Monica Lewinsky would not be viewed differently now than it was in the 1990s. "Now, at 44, I'm beginning ( just beginning ) to consider the implications of the power differentials that were ...

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  • U.S. allies vow to retaliate over Trump's metal tariffs
U.S. allies vow to retaliate over Trump's metal tariffs

The minister says she doesn't believe the tariffs will alter the government's plan to purchase new military gear from the USA because extra money is typically set aside for unexpected circumstances. Ross told a conference call with media this morning that he is looking forward to continuing negotiations. The dispute over U.S. President Donald ...

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  • Supreme Court sides with baker in same-sex wedding case
Supreme Court sides with baker in same-sex wedding case

Constitution by showing hostility to religion. Justices Kennedy , Roberts, Alito, Breyer, Kagan, Gorsuch and Thomas ruled in favor of Phillips, Ginsburg and Sotomayor dissenting. "The reason and motive for the baker's refusal were based on his honest religious beliefs and convictions", Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion.

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  • Russian Federation invites North Korean leader to visit
Russian Federation invites North Korean leader to visit

Those moves compelled Trump to temporarily cancel the summit, set for June 12 in Singapore , and prompted a diplomatic whirlwind as officials from both North and South Korea scrambled to get the summit back on track. Trump met with former North Korean spy chief Kim Yong Chol for about 90 minutes Friday - the highest-level North Korean official...

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  • Spain's new leader is sworn in, faces Catalan conundrum
Spain's new leader is sworn in, faces Catalan conundrum

Spain's parliament has passed a vote of no confidence on its Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy , following a corruption allegation against his party. Spain is the eurozone's No. "I'm going to govern from a consensus", Sanchez told reporters as he left parliament, pledging to modernize Spain. Rajoy's government and his ruling Popular Party , or PP...

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  • Trudeau, Macron, Europe deplore 'illegal' Trump tariff decision
Trudeau, Macron, Europe deplore 'illegal' Trump tariff decision

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he is having trouble with the idea that President Donald Trump considers Canadian interests a threat to the United States. "From the beaches of Normandy to the mountains of Afghanistan, we have fought and died together". "You don't sign a trade deal that automatically expires every five years".

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  • Italy government: Giuseppe Conte again asked to be PM
Italy government: Giuseppe Conte again asked to be PM

The economy ministry that was previously mooted for Savona was given to the less controversial Giovanni Tria, a political economist who advocates slashing taxes but is in favour of keeping Italy in the eurozone. The ceremony brought long sought-after stability to the country following months of political drama that had anxious financial markets and...

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  • Explosion Near Clerics Gathering Leaves Seven Dead
Explosion Near Clerics Gathering Leaves Seven Dead

Two policemen were wounded, he added. No group has yet claimed the attack, but both the Taliban and the Islamic State group are stepping up their headline-grabbing assaults on the heavily fortified capital, making it the most deadly place in the country for civilians.

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  • Alleged Tennessee cop killer arrested after manhunt, police say
Alleged Tennessee cop killer arrested after manhunt, police say

The deputy was found dead inside of it. Video evidence and other elements from the scene helped the TBI identify Wiggins as a suspect. Baker was killed after responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle on Wednesday. "His service and dedication to his country and community will always be remembered". Wiggins was already wanted on several c...

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  • Jimmy Fallon to Stoneman Douglas students: 'Don't let anything stop you'
Jimmy Fallon to Stoneman Douglas students: 'Don't let anything stop you'

His unscheduled visit brought a little levity to the otherwise somber occasion. Here's what will matter: You, the class of 2018, will have graduated, and you won't be classmates anymore. "Keep making us proud". "Instead her brother [Hunter Pollack] is receiving it on her behalf because she was killed", he tweeted. Fallon tweeted a video of himsel...

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  • Trudeau: It's Insulting U.S. Thinks Canada Is Threat
Trudeau: It's Insulting U.S. Thinks Canada Is Threat

Trudeau, in his own statement, called the idea that Canada , "America's most steadfast ally", be considered a national security threat to the United States "simply ridiculous" and "inconceivable". "It can be solved if people work together", Kudlow said. But, the U.S.' trade partners refused to give ground, especially since the Trump administrati...

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  • North Korea looms large in Singapore, but China takes front billing
North Korea looms large in Singapore, but China takes front billing

Directional signs bearing North Korean and US flags are seen near the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South Korea , April 25, 2018. The reshuffle reportedly took place in the middle of May. "They're all young but capable people", Yang said. In 2017, Pyongyang earned some 200 million dollars by shipping equipment to Syria ...

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  • Guatemala volcano erupts, killing children as lava spews into village
Guatemala volcano erupts, killing children as lava spews into village

Four people, including a disaster agency official, were killed when lava set a house on fire in El Rodeo village, Mr. Cabañas said, and two children were burned to death as they watched the volcano's second eruption this year from a bridge.

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  • Volcano lava river runs into Guatemala village, several killed
Volcano lava river runs into Guatemala village, several killed

Guatemala's disaster agency said 3,100 people had evacuated nearby communities, and ash fall from the eruption was affecting an area with a population of about 1.7 million of the country's 15 million or so people. He added that 3,100 people had evacuated the area so far. Shelters have opened for those scrambling from the horrifying natural disast...

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  • Sanctions on N Korea to Be Lifted Only After Denuclearization - Pentagon Chief
Sanctions on N Korea to Be Lifted Only After Denuclearization - Pentagon Chief

There were also widespread reports that North Korea helped Syria build a nuclear plant that was destroyed by Israeli bombing in 2007. Since the beginning of the year, however, North Korea's Kim has launched a flurry of diplomatic meetings with leaders in China and South Korea, and is scheduled to hold a summit with U.S.

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  • Syria's Assad Plans Trip to North Korea for Kim Meeting
Syria's Assad Plans Trip to North Korea for Kim Meeting

He referred to it as a " very nice " letter, though. "It is a cost that we're willing to bear to play a small part in this historic meeting", Ng said, according to Reuters . A senior member of Trump's Republican Party sounded a note of caution. "You fall in love with the deal and it's too important (to) you to get it, and the details become less...

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