Author: 0 Russian jet 'flies 5ft from' USA spy plane over Baltic Sea

The Russian jet came within 5-feet of the wing of the American plane. A Russian fighter jet came within five feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance aircraft over the Baltic Sea on Monday, in an encounter the American pilot determined was unsafe .

Global Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax policies
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax policies

But "we should be prepared to move independently if it's not" a part of the overall tax reform bill, Rubio added. Fischer, who previously has met with the First Daughter at the White House to discuss paid leave, led the portion of the discussion focused on that issue, her office said.

Author: 0 Qatar demands 'blockade' be lifted for talks to begin

Bahrain , Qatar and the United Arab Emirates joined the Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI), aimed at long-term global and regional security through NATO's practical bilateral security cooperation with Middle East countries. "We can not just have (vague) demands such as 'the Qataris know what we want from them, they have to stop this or that, they have to be monitored by a foreign monitoring mechanism, '" Sheikh Mohammed said.

Global Fire victims in 'passionate' talks with PM
Author: 0 Fire victims in 'passionate' talks with PM

He said all records - including emails, minutes of meetings, correspondence with contractors, safety assessments, specifications and reports - must be kept intact. She also noted that an emergency fund of more than $6 million has begun to be "distributed on the ground so people can buy clothes, food and other essentials".

Author: 0 Merkel seeks "good agreement" with UK on Brexit

After nearly a year of waffling, Britain on Monday finally opens negotiations with its European Union counterparts about leaving the bloc, with the final outcome, due in 2019, as important as it now seems unpredictable. Such firms sold 7.3 billion euros ($8.2 billion) worth of goods to customers in Britain a year ago, their fourth-biggest market. After seven hours of talks in Brussels, Mr Davis - who had previously promised the " row of the summer " over the timetable for the negotiations ...

Global US Supreme Court agrees to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering
Author: 0 US Supreme Court agrees to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering

Whitford , on appeal. The Supreme Court has weighed in on the issue of race and congressional district-drawing, most recently last month when it rejected two North Carolina districts, as The Two-Way reported . Michael B. Kimberly, the lawyer bringing the suit, said he had been watching the Wisconsin case. New lines for the Wisconsin State Assembly were redrawn after the change in power but those lines have been struck down by a federal court.

Global EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea
Author: 0 EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea

The current sanctions against the Crimean Peninsula was due to expire on the 23rd of June. Sanctions against the Republic of Crimea were first introduced in June 2014. "Moreover, we believe that they harm not only us but the countries that initiated them", TASS cited the presidential spokesman as saying. Russian banks and the ability of Gazprom - a Russian company in the business of extraction, production, transport, and sale of natural gas - to secure long term funding in USA dollars were ...

Author: 0 US Student Hospitalized After Return From NKorea

Yun and two physicians flew to Pyongyang and visited Warmbier on Monday. The North Koreans agreed and he was flown out on Tuesday. They all are naturalized Americans of Korean ethnicity. That moment to use this chip might have arrived, in Pyongyang's estimation, with the escalation of tensions between the US and North Korea over the latter's pursuit of nuclear weapons.

Author: 0 5 things to watch in Georgia's high-stakes House special election

Karen Handel , Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th congressional district greets diners during a campaign stop at Old Hickory House in Tucker, Ga ., Monday, June 19, 2017. He had also attended a fundraiser on Handel's behalf in April. The polls in Cobb, Fulton and DeKalb counties - the three where the sixth district House seat is located - close at 7 p.m.

Global Election official urges voters to head to polls
Author: 0 Election official urges voters to head to polls

Ossoff initially campaigned on a promise to "make Trump furious", but more recently has avoided taking on the president as he tries to win over centrist voters. His campaign has attracted millions of dollars in donations and several celebrity backers in a race widely considered as a referendum on President Donald Trump , who has been tweeting support for Handel .

Global Family of United Kingdom mosque attack suspect 'massively shocked'
Author: 0 Family of United Kingdom mosque attack suspect 'massively shocked'

British authorities and Islamic leaders moved swiftly to ease concerns in the Muslim community after a man plowed his vehicle into a crowd of worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday, injuring at least nine people. Rabbi Herschel Guck said the incident was an attack on "every single Muslim in the UK" but also "every single citizen in Great Britain because we are one nation".

Global Closing arguments set for murder trial over Baby Doe's death
Author: 0 Closing arguments set for murder trial over Baby Doe's death

McCarthy's lawyer told jurors during closing arguments Tuesday that the girl's mother created a "web of lies" to blame McCarthy. Deliberations are set to resume Wednesday. Suffolk District Attorney David Deakin argued that, "People don't dump bodies to cover up evidence of innocence". The judge told the jury they could consider the lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter in the case, which would mean McCarthy killed Bella though reckless behavior, or by intentionally beating her to death.

Global The high cost of displacement due to war, violence
Author: 0 The high cost of displacement due to war, violence

And that number has ballooned by a further half million people since then, the agency said, stressing the most of the refugees had left since the "disastrous breakdown of peace efforts" last July. In 2016 alone, according to UNHCR , 75,000 children applied for asylum as " unaccompanied minors". All in all, more than 737,000 people fled the conflict in South Sudan past year.

Global Macron's party secures majority in French parliament
Author: 0 Macron's party secures majority in French parliament

We owe it to the president's desire to give a new boost to our democracy. "Go and vote!" Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Thursday. Elsewhere, Jean-Luc Melenchon's far-left party, Unsubmissive France , won 26 seats, and the National Front will have eight MPs, including Marine Le Pen .

Author: 0 Shiv Sena confirms supports for Ram Nath Kovind as President

The decision to support Ram Nath Kovind as President of India was taken by Shiv Sena today after a 90 minute meeting. The copy of Nupur Sharma's complaint, which was circulated by BJP on social networking site twitter said that Ayyub's tweet reflected an "extremely casteist, hateful and disrespectful mindset" against the scheduled castes, which Kovind has long represented.

Author: 0 NDA CMs to be present during Kovind's nomination-filing

The BJP yesterday announced the name of the 71-year-old Kovind, a low-profile Dalit leader and a two-term BJP Rajya Sabha member, as its choice for the President. But instead of coming to us with the proposal they announced the candidate. Sources said after his resignation as the Bihar Governor, the official auto, carrying the Ashoka emblem, has been taken away and a new vehicle has been assigned to him.

Global Labor lashes potential school funding deal
Author: 0 Labor lashes potential school funding deal

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull seized on the comments to ramp up pressure on Labor over its opposition to the schools package, accusing them of "masquerading" as backers of needs-based funding. By contrast, Catholic schools across New South Wales would lose $1.16 billion if the changes are passed. 'Ideally that would be the case, ' Senator Birmingham said when asked whether the government wanted its package approved this week.

Global Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Torrential rains predicted for Gulf Coast

Clearly, Bret is no threat to Jacksonville and may only ever be a threat to those right along the northern coast of South America from Trinidad and Tobago to Barbados and Curacao. Bret is moving towards the west northwest at around 21mph (33kmph). Should it strengthen into a tropical storm, it would be the third named storm of the season - Cindy.

Global Carla Fendi, philanthropist and fashion force, dies at 79
Author: 0 Carla Fendi, philanthropist and fashion force, dies at 79

Alongside Carla's time helming the brand, she was also known for her philanthropic work, which saw her launch her eponymous charity the Carla Fendi Foundation in 2007 in a bid to preserve the "cultural heritage" and traditional values, and to continue to encourage growth in the art, literature, cinema and fashion fields.

Global Pakistan begins fencing border with Afghanistan
Author: 0 Pakistan begins fencing border with Afghanistan

In May, at least 15 people were killed and dozens wounded after a hours-long cross-border firing between Pakistani and Afghan forces. In phase 2 fencing of remaining border areas including Baluchistan will be executed. Besides fencing, Pakistan Army and FC KP are constructing new Forts / Border Posts to improve surveillance and defensibility. Pakistan blames "Afghanistan-based terrorists" for recent flare-up of violence on its soil, whereas Kabul, denies the charge and itself accuses ...

Author: 0 Europeans want hard line in Brexit negotiations, poll shows

Mr Barnier did not give a figure for how much the European Union will be demanding to settle the UK's outstanding budget commitments. Gabriel said "it would naturally be best if Britain didn't leave at all". "In the first step, the negotiation rounds will be broken down into three groups - citizen rights, the single financial settlement, and other separation issues".

Author: 0 Ram Nath Kovind never said he follows BJP's ideology: Congress

Similarly, NDA's ally the Republican Party of India (A) leader Ramdas Athawale also welcomed Shiv Sena's support to the Dalit candidate. Kovind was till Monday the Bihar Governor and shared a warm relationship with Nitish Kumar . "After our support, I do not think it will be hard for the BJP to get him elected", Thackeray told reporters at his residence "Matoshree" in Mumbai .

Author: 0 South Korea president criticizes North on death

US and South Korean warplanes regularly conduct drills, but Tuesday's flights came shortly after the death of a USA college student who was recently released by North Korea in a coma following more than 17 months of captivity. Justin Weber said a press conference was expected later to provide more information. A statement from the family said: "Unfortunately, the terrible torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible ...

Global Near-final results show Macron's party winning
Author: 0 Near-final results show Macron's party winning

Macron has enjoyed a smooth start in the five weeks since he beat far-right candidate Marine Le Pen to become France's youngest-ever president , naming a cabinet that crosses left- right lines and making a big impression at global summits.

Global Emmanuel Macron plans cabinet reshuffle after parliamentary sweep
Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron plans cabinet reshuffle after parliamentary sweep

But while the French voters may have handed Macron the keys to the auto of state, there are far too many in the French establishment ready and willing to pour sugar in the petrol tank. The Socialist Party, PS , was the biggest loser, having lost 200 of its seats. According to the French Interior Ministry, the far right National Front gained just under 1.6 million votes, placing third after En Marche! and Les Republicains, who earned the support of 7.8 million and 4.0 million voters ...

Global US, Qatar agree F-15 fighter sale
Author: 0 US, Qatar agree F-15 fighter sale

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his Qatari counterpart Khalid Al-Attiyah finalized the $12 billion agreement at the Pentagon on Wednesday, following nearly a year of negotiations and deliberations that involved the US Congress. Boeing, the prime contractor on the sale, declined to comment. A European diplomat in the Gulf said the timing of the deal appeared coincidental.

Global Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP's presidential nominee
Author: 0 Bihar governor Ram Nath Kovind is BJP's presidential nominee

BJP has remained non-committal to the names though it has said it is open to discussions. The saffron party has maintained a odd secrecy over the choice of its candidate, baffling not just the Opposition but also some allies. Speaking to The Indian Express, a source close to the party said, "The four sets have the signatures of MPs and MLAs". For each of these sets of candidate's nomination, the form has to be signed by at least 50 electors as proposers and 50 as seconders.

Global Traffic cops allow ambulance before Prez's convoy, rewarded
Author: 0 Traffic cops allow ambulance before Prez's convoy, rewarded

A Bengaluru traffic police officer, who dared to stop the President's convoy on June 17, without getting caught in a situation of Catch-22 to help an ambulance reach its destination, has been rewarded. While Nijalingappa is elated that they managed to allow the ambulance and convoy to pass without any hassle, Vishwanath Rao adds that both the vehicles were equally important to them.

Global Tropical Storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast; Bret in Caribbean
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast; Bret in Caribbean

Some strengthening is possible, due to the slow-moving nature of the storm, should disruptive winds aloft ease for a time. The system is now battling upper level wind shear (unfavorable for organization) and is taking on a ragged and disorganized appearance.

Global Belt and Road initiative lauded at SCO summit
Author: 0 Belt and Road initiative lauded at SCO summit

He said concerted efforts are required to find a solution to recruitment, training and financing of terrorists. President Jinping said China and India , as the two largest developing countries in the world, should focus more on cooperation, advance side by side, lend support to each other's development, uphold world peace and promote common development.

Global English cardinal after mosque attack: 'Repudiate hatred and violence'
Author: 0 English cardinal after mosque attack: 'Repudiate hatred and violence'

The driver was later arrested on suspicion of "the commission, preparation or instigation of terrorism including murder and attempted murder", the police said . The attack Monday hits a community already feeling targeted in the fallout from the London Bridge killings and other attacks blamed on Islamic extremists.

Global Venezuela walks out of Americas summit in Mexico
Author: 0 Venezuela walks out of Americas summit in Mexico

The OAS crisis talks are the latest in a series of foreign ministers' meetings that caused Maduro to announce Venezuela's withdrawal from the regional group in April - a process that will take two years. to topple him. Venezuela's socialists have long enjoyed the support of left-leaning governments in Latin America loath to back measures they see as meddling in a sovereign country by an organisation they consider an arm of United States foreign policy.

Global Paul Minnesota During Protests Of Philando Castile Shooting Verdict
Author: 0 Paul Minnesota During Protests Of Philando Castile Shooting Verdict

The case got immediate national attention when Castile's girlfriend live-streamed the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook . Paul area, typically for minor offenses such as driving on a suspended license or without proof of insurance, speeding, driving without a muffler or not wearing a seat belt.

Author: 0 Senate judiciary probe may review obstruction of justice

Adding to questions surrounding the special counsel investigation is the fact that Rosenstein, as the current deputy attorney general, is the official who is in charge of the special counsel's activities. Comey was leading the investigation into whether the Trump 2016 Presidential campaign cooperate with Russian officials and Russia carried out a computer hacking operation created to tilt the election in Trump's favor.

Author: 0 United States shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border - statement

Sunday, a Navy F-18 Hornet shot down a Syrian air force jet, an act of war against a nation with which Congress has never declared or authorized a war. The ministry added that all aircraft of the US-led coalition in the area of its combat missions in Syria will be tracked by Russian forces as " air targets ".

Author: 0 Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat

Navy F/A-18 warplane shot down a Syrian Air Force Su-22 that had dropped bombs near Syrian opposition forces. The incident took place 25 miles northwest of the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, which is located between Lithuania and Poland in northern Europe.

Global US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
Author: 0 US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

Russian Federation has been providing air cover for Syrian president Bashar Assad since 2015 while the coalition has been bombing Islamic State (IS) targets since 2014, sometimes alongside regime forces. "A lot of of this is saber rattling and bluster from the Russians who are clearly unnerved actually by recent US actions", said Gardiner. This is the first time that Iran has fired missiles outside of its own territory in 30 years.

Global Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests polygamist Mormon sect leader Lyle Jeffs
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests polygamist Mormon sect leader Lyle Jeffs

As The Washington Post reported previous year, Lyle Jeffs and other church leaders were indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Following the charges, Jeffs escaped house arrest near Salt Lake City this time past year. Jeffs was the last of the defendants in the food stamp fraud case still behind bars when U.S.

Global Opposition opposes gov't reforms to Australian citizen law
Author: 0 Opposition opposes gov't reforms to Australian citizen law

Opposition spokesman on citizenship Tony Burke rejected the conservative government's argument that the changes were needed to safeguard Australia against mounting security challenges. Asked by The New Daily if Labor could support a less-difficult language test, Mr Burke said the existing citizenship test was sufficient. "We think that the Government's citizenship laws do have flaws, and we're going to kick it around at caucus and have a look at the matter", he said.

Global Former NFL star QB Vince Young cut by CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders
Author: 0 Former NFL star QB Vince Young cut by CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders

The former Tennessee Titans quarterback sustained a torn hamstring when he scrambled during a training camp workout almost two weeks ago. The injury took place June 6, four days before the team's first preseason game. Signing Vince Young never made much sense. The Roughriders reportedly released quarterback Bryan Bennett on Saturday. The Roughriders regular season begins Thursday and they opted to waive Young.

Author: 0 U.S. fighter jet shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

Operating in both Syria and Iraq, the force includes about 780 personnel, including 300 service members who work in its air group. A USA military official told AFP the drone was "on a run toward our folks to drop a munition on them" and was shot down in self-defence.

Global Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets
Author: 0 Trump slams Ossoff, praises Handel in tweets

Handel, the well-known former board chairwoman of the state's most populous county, Fulton, and also a former Georgia secretary of state, is facing Jon Ossoff , a 30-year-old Democrat and former congressional aide who does not even live in the district .

Author: 0 Female police officer seriously injured in Jerusalem attack

The jihadist group, in an online statement, said three IS fighters had targeted "a gathering of Jews" in an operation on Friday during which the three attackers were killed by Israeli police. The village of Deir Abu Mashal near Ramallah was cordoned off by Israeli troops after the attack. Israeli security forces raid the West Bank village of Deir Abu Mash'al near Ramallah, Saturday, June 17, 2017.

Global Augusta experiences 3.2 magnitude quake
Author: 0 Augusta experiences 3.2 magnitude quake

Earlier this month, a 2.5 magnitude quake was reported northeast of Gordon . Augusta-Richmond County EMA reports, however, there were no reports of damages or injuries from this quake. An natural disaster has hit the City of Augusta. "Unstable objects overturned. Pendulum clocks may stop". The largest recent quake in the lake area occurred in Lincoln County on August 2, 1974, and registered 4.2, according to Augusta Chronicle archives.

Global Stock'S Earning Overview Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)
Author: 0 Stock'S Earning Overview Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI)

Shares of KMI have downtrended -9.82% in the past three months, while the industry overall has moved -11.86% in that time. Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN) has risen 5.27% since June 20, 2016 and is uptrending. Kinder Morgan had a return on equity of 4.20% and a net margin of 5.12%. The Alabama-based Rfg Advisory Gp Limited Co has invested 0.14% in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI).

Author: 0 Beyoncé And Jay-z Welcome Twins

The 35-year-old superstar and husband Jay Z welcomed the blessed twins on June 12 in a Los Angeles hospital, but a minor issue has kept them in hospital, TMZ reports . Last month, Bey posted photos from the "Carter Push Party", not long before she gave birth! On doctor's orders, Beyoncé was forced to pull out of her Coachella headlining set and reschedule for 2018.

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