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Global Supreme Court Sides With Anti-Gay Baker
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The 7-2 ruling is on a Colorado Christian baker who said his religion prohibits him from "celebrating" or "participating" in a same-sex wedding, which he believes includes baking a wedding cake . Seated from left, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, and Associate Justice Stephen Breyer .

Global Man Saves Kids, Dies After Car Plows Onto Baseball Field During Game
Author: 0 Man Saves Kids, Dies After Car Plows Onto Baseball Field During Game

Gagne and Sanford detective Sgt. Matthew Jones are investigating the case. Sanford Little League officials posted on Facebook that all players who saw the incident were physically unharmed. The witness said she was asked to say she was with Parkhurst and his brother on Halloween night. Clifton said he rushed over to Parkhurst and "it did not look good".

Author: 0 Trump pardoning himself 'unthinkable and would lead to impeachment', says Giuliani

What has Mr Giuliani said? I think it would probably get answered by, 'gosh that's what the Constitution says.' And if you want to change it, change it. Responding to Giuliani's comments, former federal prosecutor Preet Bharara told CNN's Dana Bash that "If the President decided he was going to pardon himself , that's nearly self-executing impeachment ".

Global Medic who saved lives loses her own in Gaza
Author: 0 Medic who saved lives loses her own in Gaza

In a subsequent statement , Haley said the resolution, which secured 10 votes on the 15-member Security Council, proved what she called the U.N.'s anti-Israel bias. Gazan medical officials said at least 100 Palestinians were wounded by army gunfire during Friday's mass demonstrations. The US envoy further denounced the draft, noting that it "calls for immediate steps toward ending Israeli restrictions on access into Gaza, while making no mention of Egypt's restrictions and no mention of ...

Global Spain's new leader is sworn in, faces Catalan conundrum
Author: 0 Spain's new leader is sworn in, faces Catalan conundrum

All of his allies in the no-confidence motion have stressed, however, that their vote against Mr Rajoy was not a blank cheque for Mr Sanchez. On Friday, he became the first leader in Spain's modern democracy to lose a no-trust vote in Parliament.

Global How Trump's pre-jobs report tweet moved the market
Author: 0 How Trump's pre-jobs report tweet moved the market

President Donald Trump will likely take credit for the new numbers released Friday. The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced at 8.30am that the USA had added 223,000 new jobs in May as the unemployment rate slid t0 3.8%, its lowest level since April 2000 and one of the lowest levels since after the second world war.

Global In Miami, protesters seek end to separation of immigrant parents, kids
Author: 0 In Miami, protesters seek end to separation of immigrant parents, kids

The former officials doubled down on their criticisms of Trump's immigration policies , and said the 2014 photos showed unaccompanied children the government had been attempting to place with family members. As the New York Times correction notes , those unaccompanied minors are not in federal custody anymore. Between May 6 and May 19, 638 adults were referred for prosecution.

Global Officials respond to reported plane crash in waters off Amagansett
Author: 0 Officials respond to reported plane crash in waters off Amagansett

As of Sunday afternoon, authorities had recovered two bodies, but their identities had not been released, the newspaper reports. East Hampton Police say Bernard Krupinski, 70, his wife Bonnie Krupinski, 70, their grandson William Maerov, 22, and pilot John Dollard, 47, were on the plane when it crashed.

Global China: Trade deals in jeopardy if USA tariffs are implemented
Author: 0 China: Trade deals in jeopardy if USA tariffs are implemented

But the truce appeared to end with last week's announcement Washington was going ahead with tariff hikes on technology goods and also would impose curbs on Chinese investment and purchases of USA high-tech exports. But Chinese envoys promised after the last high-level meeting in Washington in mid-May to buy more American farm goods and energy products. "This is about structural changes", Mnuchin said Saturday.

Global USA planning to impose steel, aluminum tariff on EU
Author: 0 USA planning to impose steel, aluminum tariff on EU

The Trump administration announced on Thursday it will impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Europe, Mexico and Canada after failing to win concessions from the American allies. Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday he had told his G7 counterparts the group of advanced economies should send a message that it continues to watch market moves carefully.

Global Denmark passes law banning face veil in public spaces
Author: 0 Denmark passes law banning face veil in public spaces

Headscarves, turbans or the traditional Jewish skull caps are also exempted from the law. Søren Pape Poulsen , Denmark's justice minister, has said police officers will need to use common sense in enforcing the law, which goes into effect on August 1.

Global United States singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs
Author: 0 United States singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs

Canada, Mexico and Europe had been exempted from import duties of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum when they were first imposed in March, but those exemptions will expire as scheduled on Friday. "We are not in a trade war, but we are in a very hard situation caused by the United States". She added: "This is further weakening the transatlantic relations and it also increases the risk of severe turbulences in the markets globally".

Global Trump says June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un back on
Author: 0 Trump says June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un back on

The president did say that he had received a " very nice " and "interesting" letter from Mr. Kim - only to add that he had not read it. At the conference, Mattis also said that the presence of some 28,500 USA forces based in South Korea "is not on the table ...

Global US isolated as G7 ministerial draws to a close
Author: 0 US isolated as G7 ministerial draws to a close

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday dubbed trade tariffs imposed by the United States as insulting and unacceptable . OTTAWA-Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland joined the European Union on Friday to challenge US tariffs on steel and aluminum shipments with the World Trade Organization , and filed a separate challenge under the North American Free Trade Agreement arguing America is offside with global trading rules.

Global Pedro Sánchez sworn in as Spain’s prime minister
Author: 0 Pedro Sánchez sworn in as Spain’s prime minister

That all changed on May 25 when the Socialists filed a no-confidence motion against Rajoy, a day after a court found former PP officials guilty of receiving bribes in exchange for awarding public contracts in a vast graft scheme between 1999 and 2005.

Author: 0 Macron talks to Trump, says tariffs unlawful and a mistake

Berlin has also reacted angrily to a USA vehicle imports investigation, which could lead to tariffs of up to 25 percent on the same " national security " grounds that Washington used to impose metals duties in March. Berlin has reacted angrily to the US vehicle imports investigation, but the head of Germany's BDI industry association Dieter Kempf on Thursday called for prudence in the growing trade tensions between the European Union and the United States.

Author: 0 Donald Trump wants to ban luxury German cars

Daimler declined to comment on the proposed ban, but a spokesperson pointed out that the company supports more than 150,000 jobs here, and 22.8 percent of Daimler's shareholders are from the US. "In a connected, global economy, customs barriers don't benefit anyone, including the United States", said VDA president Bernhard Mattes. The decision on tariffs made by the US President Donald Trump closed doors to the talks with Washington on other issues, Macron said as cited by Reuters .

Global Belgian shooter killed man day before attack
Author: 0 Belgian shooter killed man day before attack

It is being treated as terrorism given the way Herman acted, she said , adding that it resembled Islamic State group calls via video to attack police with knives and steal their weapons. She said Herman directed her to ask the police stationed outside the school to leave. "The exact circumstances of this offense are the subject of a separate investigation", Van Der Sypt said.

Global Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation and coercion' in South China Sea
Author: 0 Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation and coercion' in South China Sea

In a meeting with former President Barack Obama during a visit to the USA in 2015, China's President Xi Jinping denied the country had plans to establish military strongholds in the South China Sea. During a question and answer session afterward, Mattis fielded a question from a Chinese colonel, who claimed that US freedom of navigation operations (FONOPs) are a provocation that violate worldwide law.

Global Assad raises prospect of clashes with U.S. forces in Syria
Author: 0 Assad raises prospect of clashes with U.S. forces in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has branded President Donald Trump an "animal", saying US forces should learn the lesson of Iraq and leave the country. "As a result of the vast majority of them are Syrians, supposedly they like their nation, they do not wish to be puppets to any foreigners", Assad mentioned in English.

Global Giuliani Says He Might Have Recused Himself From Russia Probe Too
Author: 0 Giuliani Says He Might Have Recused Himself From Russia Probe Too

Moscow denies any election meddling and Trump denies any collusion between Russian officials and his campaign, calling the investigations a political witch hunt. Mr. Gowdy said that based on the information he received, the FBI was investigating Russian influence, not monitoring the campaign's political activity.

Global China vows to fight Washington on tariff hike
Author: 0 China vows to fight Washington on tariff hike

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is due in Beijing on Saturday after the White House renewed its threat of 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods. Navarro was part of the delegation Mnuchin led to Beijing in early May for the first round of talks, which produced no consensus and reportedly included a shouting match between the two men over the USA negotiating stance.

Global US President Trump confirms meeting with Kim Jong
Author: 0 US President Trump confirms meeting with Kim Jong

Trump emerged after a more than hour-long Oval Office meeting with Kim Yong Chol - a general facing U.S. sanctions who is Kim's right-hand man - saying that the summit will go ahead in Singapore on June 12 as originally planned. However, the United States leader ruled out signing anything at the June 12 meeting. But Trump said he didn't like that Kim Jong Un had met Thursday in Pyongyang with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Global Philippines: We Will go to War Over South China Sea Violations
Author: 0 Philippines: We Will go to War Over South China Sea Violations

Tensions in the hotly disputed region have risen amid reports of the Chinese military landing bombers on their artificial islands for the first time. The announcement underscores the continued deterioration in U.S. "Or, if our people are hurt there at Pag-asa Island". Top Photo | A man and a child look at a picture showing the Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly islands , in the disputed South China Sea, on display at the military museum in Beijing, July 27, 2017.

Global Mahathir confirms Malaysia will scrap KL-Singapore HSR project
Author: 0 Mahathir confirms Malaysia will scrap KL-Singapore HSR project

Malaysia "needs to do away with some of the unnecessary projects, for example the high-speed rail, which is going to cost us RM110 billion [US$27.6bn] and will not earn us a single cent", he said , adding, "That will be dropped". The move comes after a private fundraising initiative Please Help Malaysia! received more than $US3,500 ($4,640) of donations on website GoGetFunding in a campaign to help the south-east Asian country reduce debt.

Global President Trump reportedly poised to ban German luxury carmakers from United States market
Author: 0 President Trump reportedly poised to ban German luxury carmakers from United States market

Earlier this month, the Trump administration opened a trade investigation into whether vehicle imports had damaged the United States auto industry. A report from Germany's Wirtschaftswoche magazine cited several unnamed European and U.S. In January 2017, prior to his inauguration, the then president-elect said in an interview: "When you walk down Fifth Avenue, everyone has a Mercedes-Benz in front of their house.

Global Missouri Governor Eric Greitens Resigns
Author: 0 Missouri Governor Eric Greitens Resigns

Just before 4:30 this afternoon, Greitens held a press conference in his office, announcing that he will resign effective June first at 5 pm. The last few months have been incredibly hard for me and my family, for my team, for my friends and for many, many people.

Global Hamas says groups agree to Gaza ceasefire if Israel reciprocates
Author: 0 Hamas says groups agree to Gaza ceasefire if Israel reciprocates

A private home in the southern Israeli city of Netivot was struck by a rocket fired overnight from Gaza, causing damage. Among the targets were rocket-propelled launchers, a factory for rockets and rocket engines, advanced naval weapons, military compounds, training camps, and sites for the manufacture of weapons, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement .

Global Preacher says God told him to get a $70 million private jet
Author: 0 Preacher says God told him to get a $70 million private jet

The jet "costs about $54 million new", says USA Today , "although used ones are listed online for as little as $20 million". He says that if Jesus were alive today, "He wouldn't be riding a donkey". The organization also runs Covenant Church in Destrehan and produces a weekly broadcast that airs on WGNO-TV in New Orleans and several religious networks.

Global Anti-Putin Russian journalist shot dead in Ukraine capital
Author: 0 Anti-Putin Russian journalist shot dead in Ukraine capital

Mr Babchenko showed up at the news conference on Wednesday and thanked everyone who was mourning his death. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said in a social media posting late on Tuesday he was convinced that what he called "the Russian totalitarian machine" had not forgiven Babchenko for what Groysman called his honesty.

Global Trump slams Democrats, 'MS-13-lover' Nancy Pelosi in Nashville campaign rally
Author: 0 Trump slams Democrats, 'MS-13-lover' Nancy Pelosi in Nashville campaign rally

Trump on Tuesday criticised Mexico for not helping to stop the flow of illegal immigrants into the United States. President Trump is set to make his third trip to Nashville , Tennessee for a "Make America Great Again" rally. The two are hoping to replace GOP Sen. Trump remains popular in Tennessee after winning the state during his presidential campaign in 2016. President Peña Nieto cancelled an earlier meeting with President Trump after the USA leader threatened to impose a tax on ...

Global Moving lava sparks immediate evacuations in Hawaii
Author: 0 Moving lava sparks immediate evacuations in Hawaii

The cracks in the ground aren't just emitting heat, but also eerie blue flames as hot lava burns vegetation on the Big Island. Fissure #7, which was really powerful and forced Sunday night's evacuations, has gone quiet again. talking about the dangers of getting too close to the lava flow. They were able to guide him out of the area on foot using a back way through Nohea Street.

Global Russian Journalist Killed : Anti-Putin Reporter Found Murdered in Kiev
Author: 0 Russian Journalist Killed : Anti-Putin Reporter Found Murdered in Kiev

Police said they had made one arrest. The national police said Babchenko, 41, who fled Russian Federation a year ago, was shot a number of times in his back and was found by his wife. He described his experience in the Chechen conflicts - which saw Moscow suppress a separatist insurgency in the North Caucasus - in a book published in English under the title " One Soldier's War ".

Global Two US Warships Sail Near the Paracel Islands
Author: 0 Two US Warships Sail Near the Paracel Islands

Beijing stressed that the Paracel Islands, which are also claimed by Vietnam, are "Chinese indigenous territory". This operation was confirmed to have been planned months prior to the present situation, and was a strategic attempt to counter Beijing's unrivalled claim over the freedom of navigation through the water body.

Global Body of missing Guardsman found in flood-ravaged Maryland
Author: 0 Body of missing Guardsman found in flood-ravaged Maryland

Photos and videos taken by eyewitnesses show floodwaters several feet deep surging down Main Street in the city's historic district. A restaurant owner Nathan Sowers also noted he was unsure whether he would rebuild his establishment once again following the devastation of the 2016 flood.

Global France Rewards 'Spiderman' Immigrant Hero Who Scaled Wall To Save Dangling Child
Author: 0 France Rewards 'Spiderman' Immigrant Hero Who Scaled Wall To Save Dangling Child

Thanks to the quick thinking actions of Mamoudou, not to mention his incredible athletic dexterity - which led to him being dubbed "Spider-Man" - what could have been fatal disaster was prevented. "He's truly a hero ", the boy's grandmother said of migrant Mamoudou Gassama , who scaled four floors to pluck the child from danger. Now, DPA reports that French President Emmanuel Macron is set to meet the young migrant, according to sources at the Elysee Palace.

Global Kim Yong-chol: N Korea leader Kim Jong-un's right hand man
Author: 0 Kim Yong-chol: N Korea leader Kim Jong-un's right hand man

Another track is the original intelligence channel, and there is keen interest to see if there is a follow-up high-level meeting between Pompeo and North Korea's Kim Yong-chol. "Meetings are now taking place concerning Summit, and more ", the president tweeted. In March, Kim Jong-un told South Korean envoys who visited Pyongyang that the regime had no reason to have nuclear weapons if its security was guaranteed.

Global Baby Removed From List Of Palestinians Killed In Gaza Border Violence
Author: 0 Baby Removed From List Of Palestinians Killed In Gaza Border Violence

According to the Islamic Jihad group, two men were part of their armed wing, called the al-Quds Brigades. An independent inquiry into the 2014 war in Gaza by the UN Human Rights Council concluded that "the tunnels were only used to conduct attacks directed at IDF (Israeli army) positions in Israel in the vicinity of the Green Line, which are legitimate military targets".

Global US Delegation in N.Korea for Talks on Preparations for Summit
Author: 0 US Delegation in N.Korea for Talks on Preparations for Summit

In an interview with Dana Bash , Clapper spoke on the letter Trump sent to Kim declaring the cancellation of a planned summit between the two leaders, originally slated for June 12. Trump's optimism that the June 12 summit in Singapore will still happen does not mean that it will, however, and even if all sides agreed to whatever it is they need to agree to, there might not be enough time left to get ready.

Global IN teacher released from hospital after being shot while stopping school shooting
Author: 0 IN teacher released from hospital after being shot while stopping school shooting

After a shooting occurred at Noblesville West Middle School , leaving a teacher and a student injured. In a statement , her family said her status is "critical" but she is stable. Police say the teen victim was transported to Riley Hospital for Children and Seaman was transported to IU Health Methodist Hospital. A GoFundMe set up by a Noblesville High School senior has already exceeded its $55,000 goal.

Global Danica Patrick's auto racing career ends with Indianapolis 500 crash
Author: 0 Danica Patrick's auto racing career ends with Indianapolis 500 crash

Wilson and Harvey both ducked onto pit lane for gas, giving Power the lead with four laps remaining. Lots of fun to follow her whole career. "That guy was sitting here this morning before I walked in, sitting in his firesuit next to his engineer ready to go, about 6:30 this morning", Cindric said.

Global Trump says Venezuela is releasing American hostage
Author: 0 Trump says Venezuela is releasing American hostage

Saturday evening and meet Holt's family at the White House. "We are grateful to all who participated in this miracle", Holt's family said in a statement . Until Trump's tweet on Saturday, the USA had stopped short of publicly calling Holt a " hostage ". Following the vote, Maduro expelled USA charge d'affaires Todd Robinson and his deputy for allegedly conspiring to sabotage the vote by pressuring opposition parties to boycott the election, which had the lowest voter turnout in decades.

Global Britain's May faces calls to relax Northern Ireland abortion rules
Author: 0 Britain's May faces calls to relax Northern Ireland abortion rules

Together For Yes campaign co-ordinator Orla O'Connor said the Irish people had given the Oireachtas a strong mandate to introduce the legislation quickly. But Irish campaigners against the changing of the constitution have said they will continue to debate the issue, despite what some have called a "sad day" for Ireland .

Global Timeline: Korea-US summit goes through many twists and turns
Author: 0 Timeline: Korea-US summit goes through many twists and turns

Trump said on Saturday he was still looking at a June 12 date for a summit in Singapore and that talks were progressing very well. -North Korea summit on track, said he delivered a message of Trump's "firm resolve" to end the hostile relationship with North Korea and pursue bilateral economic cooperation.

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