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Man jumps into moving auto to save a stranger's life

Man jumps into moving auto to save a stranger's life As the auto continued to move forward, Tompkins had to back his pick-up truck out of the way to avoid a collision. Within seconds, Randy Thompkins saw the driver convulsing and jumped out of his pickup truck. "My adrenaline is still going", Tompkins wrote . Tompkins and the officers waited until Dixon City Fire responders arrived at the scene and brought the driver to KSB hospital. [Full Article...]

At least 11 United States citizens injured in Kabul blast

The ministry of public health officials said at least 80 people were killed and over 350 others were wounded in the attack. "This blast has nothing to do with the Mujahidins", the Taliban said in a statement released by their spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid, adding that the Taliban never carry out such attacks with no targets, reports Efe. [Full Article...]

American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest

American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest It is also unclear if he was on his way up or down from the summit'. Dr. Roland Yearwood , a physician, reportedly died not far from the summit on the Nepal side early Sunday, according to The Washington Post . Ang Tshering Sherpa , president of Nepal Mountaineering Association had earlier said that "the chances of his survival were slim, as more than 24 hours had elapsed since he went mis... [Full Article...]

Trump Broadens Search for FBI Director Nearly a Month After Firing Comey

Comey wrote a memo about almost every phone call and meeting he held with Trump , sources close to him have told NBC News, and he was concerned that Trump did not appear to respect the decades-long tradition that the Federal Bureau of Investigation director should be independent from the White House. [Full Article...]

Etihad airline suspends flights to Qatar

Etihad airline suspends flights to Qatar The UAE said in a statement it will "sever relations with Qatar , including diplomatic relations, and the country's diplomatic mission has a grace period of 48 hours to leave the country", UAE state news agency WAM reported . "I think what we are witnessing is a growing list of some irritants in the region that have been there for some time". The government of President Abed Rabbo Manso... [Full Article...]

Saudi, UAE, Egypt Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Saudi, UAE, Egypt Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Qatar The United Arab Emirates cut ties and gave diplomats 48 hours to leave the country, citing their "support, funding and embrace of terrorist, extremist and sectarian organisations", WAM said. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it's important that the Gulf states remain unified and encouraged the various parties to address their differences. [Full Article...]

Clark won't quit as BC premier, will test confidence of legislature

Clark intends to try to form a government and will test whether she can receive the confidence of a majority of MLAs in the legislature. Remember Andrew Weaver telling the B.C. She said her members are waiting like everyone else, with a mix of optimism and trepidation, to see how the transition unfolds. "There's many shared values that we have with the B.C NDP", said Weaver, adding that he... [Full Article...]

TV audience grills May and Corbyn as United Kingdom election draws near

Some 246,487 young people registered to vote on May 22, the last day to sign up before the election cut-off. Instead, the Conservatives are starting to get anxious. When she's been given interviews with experienced political journalists, she struggled to answer unscripted questions. Jeremy Corbyn has emphasised this - recognising the protest element in the 2016 Brexit vote - and has conseque... [Full Article...]

Islamic State group claims responsibility for the London attacks

Earlier in the day, police in the United Kingdom arrested 12 suspects in response to the attack , which claimed at least seven lives and injured more than 40 others on Saturday night. London police said more officers - armed and unarmed - would be deployed across the city, and there would be additional security measures on London's bridges . [Full Article...]

A blast of hot air with Trump's climate move

If one of them were to follow the USA withdrawal, it's unlikely that the Paris accord would lead to large-scale reduction of emissions. What is striking about the reaction to the Trump decision is how many business leaders are talking about the economic opportunity that global climate action brings, opportunities that USA could well miss out on. [Full Article...]

Trump eyes a White House overhaul

President Trump on Tuesday retweeted a news article based on one anonymous source who disputes other reporting that Jared Kushner sought to establish a secret communications line with the Kremlin. The Republican president returned to the White House after a 9-day trip to the Middle East and Europe to face more questions about alleged communications between Jared Kushner and Russia's amba... [Full Article...]

British police detain more people over London Bridge attack

Most parties have suspended campaigning before the June 8 general election. - 10:16 p.m.: Eight minutes after police were first called, three male suspects were shot dead by eight armed officers near the Wheatsheaf pub on Stoney Street. [Full Article...]

Trump Calls London Attacks 'Evil Slaughter,' Vows 'Bloodshed Will End'

They were left in "utter bewilderment and shock and disbelief". Taxi driver Chris was on London Bridge as the attackers smashed their van into pedestrians before sprinting, armed with knives, towards nearby bars packed with revellers. Saturday night's attack came just days ahead of the election. Armed police on St Thomas Street, London , Sunday June 4, 2017, near. Four French citizens w... [Full Article...]

Comey to be pressed on whether Trump interfered with Russia probe

One of the administration officials said Friday evening that Trump wanted Comey to testify because the president had nothing to hide and wanted Comey's statements to be publicly aired. Trump's former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, in an Oval Office meeting in February, according to a memo Mr. Comey wrote shortly after the meeting". [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin hits back about claims over Donald Trump and US election

Flynn is one among a number of current and former Trump associates at the center of investigations into whether anyone close to the president helped Russian Federation interfere in the US election, and whether any crimes were committed. During the presidential transition, lots of information from an unknown source was published, information that led Americans to believe that Russian Federation h... [Full Article...]

Dubai carrier FlyDubai cancels flights to Qatar

Dubai carrier FlyDubai cancels flights to Qatar The statement accused Qatar of failing to comply with a 2014 agreement that resolved a previous months-long dispute between GCC states over Qatar's support of the Muslim Brotherhood, the WAM statement said. Qatari citizens have 14 days to leave Bahraini territories while Qatari diplomats were given 48 hours to leave the country after being expelled . Qatar has yet to comment on the growing cri... [Full Article...]

Day 3: Shutdown and curfew like restrictions cripple life in Kashmir

Sabzar, 28, was killed along with his two accomplices in a four-hour-long gunfight in a village in Tral town of Pulwama district. All educational institutions have been ordered to remain closed in the valley on Tuesday. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti held a meeting of top security and intelligence officials to ensure that the situation does not flare up like it did in the aftermath of Burhan Wan... [Full Article...]

Climate move seeks to please Trump's most ardent backers

Souza has since posted four more Obama flavoured posts to the tune of the Woody Guthrie song - "This Land is Your Land". A long-scheduled meeting on Friday between Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and top European Union (EU) officials in Brussels was dominated by Mr Trump's decision. [Full Article...]

Putin dismisses United States claims about Trump, election

I don't want to hurt anyone's feelings, but the United States, everywhere, all over the world actively interferes with the electoral campaigns of other countries. That committee is expected to listen to Comey's testimony about the investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling a year ago and Comey's private conversations with the president. [Full Article...]

Pittsburgh, City Trump Prefers to Paris, Plans to Go Green

Conference of Mayors will signal its support for the Paris deal during its annual conference June 23-27, the organization announced Friday. Pittsburgh mayor, William Peduto, issued a statement decrying Trump's decision to quit the Paris accord as "disastrous", and has set a goal of running the city completely with clean power by 2035. [Full Article...]


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