• Number Of Global Refugees Hits Record High
Number Of Global Refugees Hits Record High

It is followed by Colombia and Afghanistan , which are responsible for 7.7 million and 4.7 million displaced persons, respectively. "But, Lebanon, another one of the neighboring countries, is the country that has the highest per capita ratio compared to the local population in terms of the number of refugees".

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  • Authorities: 14 people go to hospital after deck collapse near Flathead Lake
Authorities: 14 people go to hospital after deck collapse near Flathead Lake

More than 50 people were injured as a deck collapsed at Glacier Camp lodge in Lakeside, Northwest Montana , on June 17. "When we got there we found right off the bat, we had patients, about 30 to 40 patients", Reed said, adding that with so many people hurt he assessed the situation as "a mass casualty incident", and called for more assistance.

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  • Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller
Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

However, during his testimony and in answering senators' questions, Sessions is prepared to address some outstanding lines of inquiry regarding the Russian Federation investigation and his time as attorney general. "He's weighing that option", said Chris Ruddy , Newsmax CEO and friend of Trump on PBS NewsHour Monday evening. "If there were n...

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  • Taliban storm Afghan police compound, kill 5 officers
Taliban storm Afghan police compound, kill 5 officers

He said reports claiming the soldiers had been killed were false. The so-called "green-on-blue" attack at Camp Shaheen close to Mazar-i-Sharif city is the latest in a string of incidents where Afghan soldiers have turned their weapons on worldwide forces training them.

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  • Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says there's no cause to fire Mueller
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says there's no cause to fire Mueller

At the time, Sessions said he was recusing himself only because he was involved in the 2016 campaign as an adviser to the Trump campaign. "Trump is definitely considering it ... The report stated that Trump was angered when he learned of the relationship and made plans to dump Mueller before being convinced it would be a disastrous move.

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  • 80% chance of tropical activity in the Gulf this week
80% chance of tropical activity in the Gulf this week

As of Sunday morning it is a broad area of stormy weather with an associated low pressure system located over the northwest Caribbean. Weather conditions starting this weekend will turn more favorable as the disturbance interacts with a trough over the Yucatan Peninsula and Guatemala.

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  • List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter
List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

The wife of a gunman who shot and wounded a top Republican congressman and several others says her husband went to Washington , DC because he wanted to work on tax policy. Investigators studying Wednesday's attack at a suburban Virginia park said Thursday that Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers.

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  • Most think Trump doesn't respect democratic traditions
Most think Trump doesn't respect democratic traditions

The poll also found that 65% of responds feel that Trump has "little or no respect for the country's democratic institutions and traditions". Other assessments of the president carry the same partisan seasoning: Only 4 percent of Democrats said Trump is honest and trustworthy, and just 9 percent said he is competent.

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  • Qatar signs $17b deal for United States jets amid Gulf crisis
Qatar signs $17b deal for United States jets amid Gulf crisis

We pay a great attention to our relations with them", he said. That deal was worth an estimated value of $21 billion. The U.S Congress agreed a year ago to sell fighter jets to Qatar while the latest deal came after a recent Gulf crisis began between some Arab states and Qatar.

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  • Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license
Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

As of July 3rd, Oregonians can choose an "X" for "not specified" as their gender. She said the move is a step towards "a society that upholds the rights, liberties and dignity of each of its people". The state Senate passed a bill which, similarly to the OR legislation, would allow people to choose a third gender on official forms. "Our lives are...

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  • Bernie Sanders 'sickened' by congressional shooter, who allegedly was campaign volunteer
Bernie Sanders 'sickened' by congressional shooter, who allegedly was campaign volunteer

And he talked with the chief of the Capitol Police "to express my admiration for their courage". They dodged questions as to whether the shooter set out to target Republican House members. "I met him on the Bernie trail in Iowa, worked with him in the Quad Cities area". He said one of his legislative correspondents was shot. "He was a working man",...

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  • Two arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case, DC police say
Two arrests made in Turkish embassy melee case, DC police say

Secret Service Agents were also around. Turkey summoned the U.S. Ambassador in Ankara , John Bass, to the Foreign Office on Thursday after American authorities issued arrest warrants for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's bodyguards, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement , APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.

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  • Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels
Mattis: Trump has delegated decisions on Afghan troop levels

It's a break from past practice that Mattis said will enable him to more effectively manage the war effort. In April, the president gave Mattis authority to set USA troop levels in Iraq and Syria . Trump has said very little about his intentions in Afghanistan. Throughout his tenure, Obama's White House reviewed even small changes in USA troop le...

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  • Iran urges Gulf peace mechanism, says Saudi backing militants
Iran urges Gulf peace mechanism, says Saudi backing militants

Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries recently published a list of groups and individuals considered terrorists within the framework of the severing of relations with Qatar over accusations the country supports terrorism and has been attempting to destabilize Gulf states.

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  • North Korea blasts Trump for withdrawing from Paris Climate Agreement
North Korea blasts Trump for withdrawing from Paris Climate Agreement

NPR reports the bill was signed Tuesday by Gov. David Ige . "People come to Hawaii to enjoy its environment", Glenn said. "Climate change is real, regardless of what others say". North Korea - which called climate change "one of the gravest challenges the humankind is facing today" - has taken steps to comply with the United Nations Framework...

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  • After Six-Day War, An American Became A West Bank Settler
After Six-Day War, An American Became A West Bank Settler

A letter calling on Israel to end the military occupation of the West Bank and lay the groundwork for a Palestinian state was delivered on behalf 1,800 American rabbis and cantors to the Israeli embassy in Washington DC. The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) published a classified ad on its website today offering a project mana...

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  • Putin critic Alexei Navalny detained ahead of protest
Putin critic Alexei Navalny detained ahead of protest

Although city authorities had agreed to a location for the Moscow protest, Navalny called for it to be moved to Tverskaya Street, one of Moscow's main thoroughfares. Navalny's key demographic among his supporters includes teenagers and students who have grown up only knowing Putin's rule. While Putin has yet to confirm his candidacy for the March...

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  • Puerto Rican Voters: Statehood Is 'Our Only Hope'
Puerto Rican Voters: Statehood Is 'Our Only Hope'

Héctor Ferrer, president of the Popular Democratic Party that embraces the island's current status as a territory, also fears that statehood would bring a loss of Puerto Rican identity. "From today going forward, the federal government will no longer be able to ignore the voice of the majority of the American citizens in Puerto Rico", Rossello said...

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  • Qatar hires former US attorney general to lobby
Qatar hires former US attorney general to lobby

The government of Qatar has hired former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft to help the country challenge accusations from its Arab neighbors and U.S. Yesterday, Qatar's Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani continued a diplomatic offensive in Europe, meeting his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow.

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  • Middle East Raqqa battle: Three journalists injured, including Kurdistan24 correspondent
Middle East Raqqa battle: Three journalists injured, including Kurdistan24 correspondent

Tens of people were injured and the death toll could rise higher, he warned. At least 15 civilians were killed in an air strike on an internet cafe, while at least eight more died in two dozen United States air raids. The SDF has scored a series of victories since launching its operation to take Raqa in November, including capturing the strategic...

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  • 'We are not ready to surrender,' Qatar's foreign minister says
'We are not ready to surrender,' Qatar's foreign minister says

Qatar long has denied funding extremists, and its foreign minister has struck a defiant tone in interviews, even after anxious residents emptied grocery stores in its capital of Doha . Doha later claimed that the report was posted by hackers who compromised the agency's website. Six Arab countries - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain , United Arab Emirate...

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  • Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example
Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

Reality Leigh Winner , 25, a government contractor who worked with the National Security Agency, has been charged with providing the "top secret" document to online news outlet The Intercept . We're learning new details about a local woman accused of leaking classified information to the media. All of her electronic devices have been seized, she...

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  • Actually, Hillary Clinton makes a good -- and awkward -- point
Actually, Hillary Clinton makes a good -- and awkward -- point

Since then, Clinton has said that she takes responsibility for the loss. The 2016 Democratic Party presidential candidate said that Trump and his allies intend to sidetrack Americas' attention from the controversial topics like Russian intervention during the Presidential campaign and Republican health care bill through various social media pos...

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  • UK Election: Theresa May toughens stance on terrorism ahead of key election
UK Election: Theresa May toughens stance on terrorism ahead of key election

The U.K. has been put on high alert in recent weeks in the wake of two deadly terrorist attacks. Spending squeeze'I'm deeply concerned about the impact of the further police cuts that the Conservatives have already outlined'. "We have been very careful with regard to lawfulness and ensuring that, wherever possible, Muslims do not feel discriminat...

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  • Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'
Trump Administration Asks SCOTUS to Reinstate 'Muslim Ban'

The Trump Administration did not ask for immediate oral arguments on the matter - instead, if the Supreme Court decides to go forward on the case, action is more likely in the fall, after the justices begin their new term in October. A U.S. District Court judge in Seattle blocked the executive order. Trump's revised travel ban that is the...

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  • Car hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt
Car hits pedestrians on London Bridge, some said hurt

Police officers walking on Borough High Street as police are dealing with an incident on London Bridge in London, Saturday, June 3, 2017 . London police are calling tonight's attack on London Bridge a "terrorist incident" as President Trump told the rattled country "WE ARE WITH YOU".

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  • The Spell Is Broken for Indiana's Top Bee Competitors
The Spell Is Broken for Indiana's Top Bee Competitors

By Wednesday afternoon, the field had been trimmed to 40 finalists , who will go on to compete on Thursday. For the first round, the students had an idea of the word they would be getting which judges chose from their study guide. She spelled tarsier - a small nocturnal animal of the Malay Archipelago with large round eyes, long legs and a long,...

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  • USA visa applicants must now provide social media handles for extra screening
USA visa applicants must now provide social media handles for extra screening

However, critics have said the new questions would be tiring and lead to long delays in processing, discouraging global students and scientists from travelling to the States. President Donald Trump has vowed to increase national security and border protections, proposing to give more money to the military and make Mexico pay to build a wall alo...

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  • Ossoff: 'History will condemn us' if Trump withdraws from Paris Agreement
Ossoff: 'History will condemn us' if Trump withdraws from Paris Agreement

Musk has said he's raised climate issues with the White House before, but that despite these efforts, he's come under fire for his willingness to engage with the Trump administration. But, if we end up pulling out of the agreement - India and China - the world's other largest polluters - say they're staying in and will take the lead.

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  • Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties
Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties

Her comments mark a potentially radical shift in US-German relations, as well as the US' relationship with Western Europe as a whole. "It's not breaking away from anything she has said in the past", Möller said. He added, however, that he hopes "we can win back the United States one day, because there are also large parts of American society th...

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  • UK: Manchester Attack Investigation Still at 'full Tilt'
UK: Manchester Attack Investigation Still at 'full Tilt'

YP Comment: Region's debt to police officers. "A significant amount of police action has taken place over the last 24 hours and there are now 11 suspects in custody". British police on Saturday said they were raiding an address in Moss Side. Investigators were searching several homes, including that of Abedi in south Manchester and other hou...

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  • Donald Trump: Many leaks are 'fabricated lies'
Donald Trump: Many leaks are 'fabricated lies'

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names.... - Donald J. Trump, of course, has said that it isn't only #FakeNews that's the enemy. Earlier Sunday, Trump tweeted that numerous recent leaks coming out of his White House are made up by the "fake news" me...

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  • ICSE, ISC exam results to be declared today
ICSE, ISC exam results to be declared today

Last year ICSE and ICS results were declared on May 6. The exams were held from March 10 to April 21, 2017. In 2016, the total pass percentage for ICSE was 98.54 per cent while the pass percentage for ISC was 96.56 per cent. - Download the Indian Certificate for Secondary Education ICSE Class X result or ISC Indian School Certificate ...

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  • Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city
Philippines official: Terror suspect still in besieged city

On Friday, Duterte ordered his troops to crush the militants, warning that the country is at a grave risk of "contamination" by the Islamic State group. There are also those from the Middle East in Marawi City or on the outskirts, the official said. Lt. Col. Jo-ar Herrera says the helicopters are firing rockets in "a precision attack".

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  • Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural
Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

Trump of the merits of free trade, and the global threat of climate change . "We have to make up for the many years lost". First and foremost, on counterterrorism and I am sure I don't have to explain why. He met first with newly elected French President Macron. Though the positions between the EU and the USA have not changed with Trump's fi...

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