Author: 0 Tech CEOS visit White House to talk modernizing government

While tech leaders - or their companies - have spoken out against some Trump policies, including withdrawing the US from the Paris Climate Agreement and a travel ban that was later overturned, it was still a full house for Monday's meeting, where Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt , Apple CEO Tim Cook , and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos were among those in attendance.

People High-level USA visit leads North Korea to free student in coma
Author: 0 High-level USA visit leads North Korea to free student in coma

Warmbier was released "at the direction of the president", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement Tuesday, adding the department was continuing discussions with the North regarding three other American detainees. In Seoul, South Korea, U.S. Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon said "we pray for him and we pray for his family". An American college student has arrived in OH after being released by North Korea , where he was serving a 15-year prison term with hard ...

Author: 0 Refugees record 65.6 million globally as South Sudan exodus soars

At the end of 2016, there were some 40.3 million IDPs in the world , down slightly from 40.8 million a year earlier, with Syria, Iraq and Colombia accounting for the greatest numbers. The total figure includes refugees, asylum-seekers and people uprooted inside their own countries. Among displaced people living there is Anjelina, who fled her home with her three children two years ago, first settling in one of the protection sites.

Author: 0 Escaped Georgia Inmates Captured

But the agency says authorities have not decided how to disperse the reward, which comes from multiple law enforcement agencies. Dubose is seen left in an earlier photo, before he got his distinctive tattoos (right). Shots were fired during the exchange, but no one was harmed, Sheriff Sills said. The man held the two at gunpoint with a neighbor he called for help until the sheriff's department could get there to arrest the fugitives.

Author: 0 Rosenstein Says He Has Seen No Reason to Remove Mueller

During testimony to a budget panel Rosenstein said he has seen no cause for Mueller's dismissal and that he will be given "full independence" from the Department of Justice to conduct his investigation. Both Rosenstein and Sessions are testifying Tuesday on Capitol Hill. "I won't mince words, " Leahy told Rosenstein on Tuesday. Brian Schatz about the scope of Sessions' recusal, Rosenstein said Sessions "actually does not know what we're investigating, and I'm not going to be talking ...

People 24 killed in air raid on Yemen market
Author: 0 24 killed in air raid on Yemen market

Every day we witness death and martyrdom of Muslims, women and children, in Yemen, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Pakistan the hands of terrorists who have been trained by the U.S and Saudi Arabia. The Saudi bombing of a funeral hall in the capital Sana'a back in February grabbed rare global attention, in which more than 140 people were killed while attending a wake.

People Shot US congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list
Author: 0 Shot US congressman Steve Scalise off the critical list

Scalise, the third-ranking Republican in the House, underwent three surgeries, the latest one on Saturday. Doctors said Friday the bullet entered at his hip and traveled across his body, causing severe damage to internal organs. Doctors treating wounded House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise have upgraded his condition from "critical" to "serious". 'I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in.

People Grim Search At London Blaze Site Continues as Anger Mounts
Author: 0 Grim Search At London Blaze Site Continues as Anger Mounts

Police searching for human remains inside the burnt-out shell of the Grenfell Tower said they believe that at least 58 missing people have died, a figure that includes 30 fatalities so far confirmed. Newly-appointed Indian-origin housing minister in the Department for Communities and Local Government, Alok Sharma, said, "Every single family will be rehoused in the local area".

Author: 0 Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

Lawmakers had overwhelmingly agreed on Wednesday to attach a batch of Russian Federation sanctions to the Iran bill, after calls from both sides of the aisle to push Kremlin-related sanctions through. That provision also mandates that Congress approve any easing of sanctions against the Kremlin. The measure covers new sanctions on Russia's mining, energy, metals, railways and shipping projects as well as punitive actions against Russian cyber threat actors and the country's involvement ...

Author: 0 Netanyahu calls to end Palestinian payments to attacker

But Hamas, the Palestinian group that runs the Gaza Strip, dismissed the claim , saying the attackers had come from among its own ranks and those of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). It also mentioned that the two young Palestinians had been jailed in Israeli prisons before. The prime minister said that security forces were continuing their operations in the district village of Deir Abu Mash'al and were preparing to demolish the homes of the three ...

Author: 0 Militants buried in tense Kashmir

In a statement issued here Saturday Jama'at said that the forces personnel have been given "license to kill Kashmiri youth at random and destroy their properties so as to devastate them economically too". APHC Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who was once again placed under house detention also paid tributes to the slain militants and civilians. Militants also appeared in the funerals of two militants and fired some rounds in air.

Author: 0 GST Council relaxes return filing rules for July-Aug

Jaitley said the GST Council has cleared anti-profiteering and e-way bill rules. This would mean hotels costing between Rs 2,500-7,500 will be taxed at 18 per cent. "Till a consolidated rule is framed by consensus, the transient rule will continue", Jaitley said on the e-way bill issue. "The official launch of the GST will take place on the midnight of June 30 and July 1 at a function in Delhi", Jaitley added.

People Conservative Trump Supporter Narrowly Loses Virginia Primary
Author: 0 Conservative Trump Supporter Narrowly Loses Virginia Primary

Frank Wagner was on course to finish a distant third. Northam wound up handily defeating former United States congressman Tom Perriello , a more liberal insurgent challenger supported by prominent national Democrats such as senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren as the best candidate to take on Trump.

People At least 62 killed in forest fire still raging in central Portugal
Author: 0 At least 62 killed in forest fire still raging in central Portugal

Mr Gomes said at least 30 of those killed were in vehicles engulfed by flames on a road between the towns of Figueiro dos Vinhos and Castanheira de Pera. The official death toll right now stands at 62 total people, though that number may fluctuate as officials learn more about the full extent of the fire.

People Iran claims to have killed planner of Tehran terror attacks
Author: 0 Iran claims to have killed planner of Tehran terror attacks

On Saturday, intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said the alleged mastermind behind the attacks had been tracked down and killed outside the country. President Donald Trump has spoken out against Iran in harsh terms since taking office, indicating that he will reverse the previous administration's attempts at rapprochement with Tehran .

Author: 0 Portugal goal against Mexico annulled after video review

Substitute Cedric Soares looked like being the European champions' hero with his 86th-minute deflected shot, but Moreno's header from a corner spoiled the Southampton defender's celebration of his first global goal to deny Portugal victory.

People Cosby jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict
Author: 0 Cosby jury ends first day of deliberations without a verdict

It was read to them by the judge. Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse after jurors in Cosby's sexual assault trial ended first day deliberations without reaching a verdict in Norristown, Pa., Monday, June 12, 2017. Prosecutors wanted 13 other accusers to testify at the trial, but the judge allowed just one, an assistant to his agent at the William Morris Agency.

Author: 0 Slain mother, daughters were found "face down in bed"; suspect charged

Brinkman, 45, was charged with three counts of aggravated murder, three counts of kidnapping and one count of tampering with evidence in their deaths, North Royalton police said on Wednesday. Before the standoff began Monday night, Brunswick Lt. Steven Hoover said his department was contacted at 7:12 p.m. Monday by the Stark County Sheriff's Office.

Author: 0 North Korea demands explanations from USA over seizure of diplomatic package

Kennedy International Airport on June 16 when a diplomatic package was seized from a North Korean delegation. "Diplomats of a sovereign state are being robbed of a diplomatic package in the middle of NY where the headquarters of the United Nations is located and that serves as the venue for worldwide meetings including the United Nations General Assembly", the spokesman said through the state's official KCNA news agency .

People 'Transformers: The Last Knight': Mark Wahlberg Will Exit Franchise
Author: 0 'Transformers: The Last Knight': Mark Wahlberg Will Exit Franchise

Academy Award and Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Mark Wahlberg , who entered the franchise with the 2014 film " Transformers: Age of Extinction ", is exciting following " Transformers 5". " Transformers: The Last Knight " reaches United States cinemas next week on June 21 . To save the world, Wahlberg's character Cade Yeager forms an alliance with Transformer Bumblebee and Haddock's Oxford University professor Viviane Wembly to learn the secrets of why the Transformers keep ...

Author: 0 Juve Reject Chelsea's Big Offer For Star

Regarding Alex Sandro , the reporter simply mentioned the player's name, and Marota didn't make any ceremony before telling everything. Chelsea was reportedly willing to pay up to €60 million ($88 million) for the left wing-back, but Juventus has no intention of parting with the Brazil global.

Author: 0 USA fighter jet downs Syrian plane in Raqqa province

The U.S. -led coalition headquarters in Iraq said in a written statement that a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 after it dropped bombs near the U.S. The pilot of the jet went missing after this "flagrant aggression", the army's command added in a statement, according to Syria's state news agency SANA.

Author: 0 Justin Thomas shoots 63, trails Brian Harman by 1 at US Open

Johnny Miller was at Erin Hills to see Thomas break his U.S. Open record for best score in relation to par, and the famously competitive Miller wasn't that impressed. Open, joining Miller, Jack Nicklaus , Tom Weiskopf and Vijay Singh but Thomas is the only one to do it on a par-72 course . Harman, bidding to become the first left-hander to win a U.S.

People Environment Canada issues extreme weather alerts across Ontario
Author: 0 Environment Canada issues extreme weather alerts across Ontario

This is a risky and potentially life-threatening situation, the agency said. "A funnel cloud has been observed with this storm", the weather agency says, adding that heavy rain, damaging winds and large hail are also possible. Environment Canada is urging people to immediately seek cover if threatening weather approaches. "Go indoors to a room on the lowest floor, away from outside walls and windows, such as a basement, bathroom, stairwell or interior closet".

People Sharif's brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel
Author: 0 Sharif's brother appears before Panama Papers probe panel

Sharif had told reporters after a almost two-hour-long questioning by the JIT on Thursday. He said that he was asked to appear before the JIT because he was seen as somebody "acquainted with the facts of Panamagate". He claimed there wasn't a single penny's worth of corruption allegations in all the projects initiated by the PML-N government, such as the metro bus and Orange Line train, power projects and road infrastructure development schemes.

Author: 0 Rout by Macron's party in French parliamentary election vote

Polls suggest En Marche!, the fledgling party he founded only a year ago, may win up to 450 of the 577 seats in the national assembly, upsetting the established parties' grip on power. The Socialist Party and its allies are projected to win 20 - 30 seats, far less than its current 277 seats. While French voters have handed past presidents large majorities in parliament, what's different this time is that Macron's party is splitting - and therefore weakening - the opposition.

People Kabul Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises Above 150
Author: 0 Kabul Truck Bomb Death Toll Rises Above 150

Tadamichi Yamamoto urged all members of the worldwide community to help put an end the cycle of violence and support the foundations of a lasting peace. No one has claimed the attack. The Taliban made steady gains in the country since the worldwide military mission declared an end to its combat mission in 2014.

Author: 0 DUP pact is playing fast and loose with peace, Adams warns

I am wary about it. DUP sources have told the BBC an announcement on a deal with Tories had been delayed because of the unfolding tragedy of the Grenfell Tower blaze . The Northern Ireland secretary, James Brokenshire, will also be at the Downing Street talks which will build on political discussions that took place Monday in Belfast.

People Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe
Author: 0 Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation probe

Trump advisers describe the president as increasingly angry over the investigation, yelling at television sets carrying coverage and insisting he is the target of a conspiracy. An official of Trump's transition confirmed the lawyer's internal order, which was sent Thursday. Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein submitted a widely circulated memo to the president last month raising concerns over Mr Comey's performance, but Mr Trump later said he had already made the decision to fire Mr Comey.

Author: 0 Fighter jets deal shows deep U.S. support

Congress previous year approved the sale of as many as 72 F-15s in an agreement valued at as much as US$21 billion, providing authorisation for the deal that was completed on Wednesday. "We want to hear the views of Saudi Arabia regarding possible solutions and will share with them our views in a transparent way". Qatar remains the home of some 10,000 American troops at a major US military base in the Mideast.

Author: 0 Scotland to leapfrog Wallabies in rankings

The Scots looked good in the opening 15 minutes with Finn Russell in particular steering the Scots around as they enjoyed territory in the Wallabies half. In a tense finish, the Wallabies tried desperately to conjure the converted try needed for victory but the Scottish defence refused to yield. That left the Wallabies trailing 17-12 at half-time but they returned with more intent and hit the front 19-17 when Genia burrowed over for a try from a ruck after 57 minutes.

Author: 0 Portuguese radio says 25 people killed in forest fires

Several hundred firefighters and 160 vehicles were dispatched to tackle the fire . Secretary of State for the Interior Jorge Gomes said 30 people were founded dead inside inside cars, and another 17 next to the vehicles on one road leading to the IC8 motorway.

People Document says Trump hotel brought in nearly $20M
Author: 0 Document says Trump hotel brought in nearly $20M

It did include income from capital gains and dividends, presumably before the stock sales. The disclosure does not reveal when the investments were sold. He received somewhere between $1 million and $5 million in royalties on his book, "Great Again: How to Fix Our Crippled America", which was released in 2015 as he announced his presidential campaign.