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People Divided Puerto Ricans vote on whether to become U.S. state
Author: 0 Divided Puerto Ricans vote on whether to become U.S. state

While the Big Apple has been staging the Puerto Rican parade since 1958, Sunday's event coincided with a referendum on Puerto Rico's future. The referendum was Puerto Rico's fifth such plebiscite since 1967, with the latest unsuccessful attempt being made in 2012.

Author: 0 Gulf crisis mediation shifts to U.S. as Tillerson helms talks

Saudi Arabia sealed Qatar's only land border, a key route for food imports. On Wednesday, the United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said he was "alarmed" by the possible impact of the diplomatic isolation of Qatar, warning it could lead to widespread suffering among ordinary people.

Author: 0 Climate change rift raises temperature for G7 meet

In fact, the day after the president's announcement , a total of 1,219 governors, mayors, businesses, investors, and colleges and universities signed on to what is in fact an "America First" climate pledge to see that the us "remains a global leader in reducing carbon emissions".

Author: 0 Trump Questions Why Obama Administration Didn't Thwart Russian Election Meddling

Just prior to the panel's testimony , a Department of Homeland Security official told senators Russian actors tried to hack election systems in 21 states. Haas said Wisconsin was among states that accepted the agency's offer to do a cyber-scan of its elections system. "If we needed more assistance, we would have asked for it", Dean said.

People Deliberations continue in trial of Officer Jeronimo Yanez
Author: 0 Deliberations continue in trial of Officer Jeronimo Yanez

Conviction on the manslaughter charge requires the jury to find Yanez guilty of "culpable negligence", which the judge described in jury instructions as gross negligence with an element of recklessness. Prosecutors tried to show that Yanez didn't follow all the proper procedures and that his comments to investigators differed from day to day. Deliberating for a second day, jurors asked the court to again watch dashcam video of the traffic stop that led to the death of 32-year-old school ...

People South Korea tests missile with warning to North
Author: 0 South Korea tests missile with warning to North

South Korean President Moon Jae-in watched his military test-fire a ballistic missile on Friday, after a string of North Korean missile tests were blamed for raising tensions on the Korean Peninsula. The US Defense Intelligence Agency warned last month that North Korea was on an "inevitable" path to achieving this. The outside world has repeatedly asked China to "do more" on the Korean Peninsula issue, but I do not know what this specifically refers to.

Author: 0 Trump wants apprenticeships in all high schools

Participation in Wisconsin's apprenticeship program in the 16 technical colleges has increased 36 percent since 2013, according to the technical college system's most recent annual report released in January. The shortages for specifically trained workers cut across multiple job sectors beyond Trump's beloved construction trades. The president wants students to be able to use federal student aid for a wide variety of "earn while you learn" programs, including apprenticeships, the White ...

People Oklahoma elections not targeted by Russian hackers, state says
Author: 0 Oklahoma elections not targeted by Russian hackers, state says

Trump acknowledged on Friday he was under investigation in the probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 race and possible collusion by his campaign, and seemed to assail the Justice Department official overseeing the inquiry. People connected to the Russian government tried to hack election-related computer systems in 21 states, a Department of Homeland Security official testified Wednesday.

People AC Milan coach pays visit to Donnarumma's father
Author: 0 AC Milan coach pays visit to Donnarumma's father

AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has tweeted his support for agent Mino Raiola amid reports in Italy that he was ready to part company with his representative. Now I have in my mind the national team, with which I hope to give a gift to all the fans. My promise is, as soon as the European [Championships are] finished I will meet with the club, my family and my agent to discuss a renewal'.

Author: 0 Iran missile attack in IS a public demand

For all the talk this morning about the Iranian ballistic missile strike on an ISIS target in Syria , the real story is that 6 out of the 7 missiles that Iran fired failed to actually hit their intended target. " The Saudis and Americans are especially receivers of this message ". "Obviously and clearly, some reactionary countries of the region, especially Saudi Arabia, had announced that they are trying to bring insecurity into Iran ".

People Otto Warmbier suffered
Author: 0 Otto Warmbier suffered "severe neurological injury" while imprisoned in North Korea

Warmbier was sentenced to a labor camp in March 2016 for " hostile acts " against the totalitarian government after he confessed to trying to steal a propaganda banner. When asked what he would say to the North Korean regime, Warmbier said he would say he was proud of Otto. According to scans taken after he arrived at the Cincinnati Medical Center earlier this week, there was no sign that he was physically abused during his detention, his doctors said.

People Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says
Author: 0 Guns Recovered From Congressional Shooter Appear Legally Purchased, FBI Says

Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced the shooter was a volunteer for the senator's failed presidential campaign. According to the NDTV, in a Facebook post dated March 22, Hodgkinson had said, "Trump is a Traitor". Multiple police vehicles were seen around Hodgkinson's home in the southern IL town located outside St. Louis. On May 14, 2010, he wrote: "I don't envy the rich; I despise the way they have bought our politicians and twisted our laws to their benefit".

People All eyes on Shiv Sena meeting over Kovind
Author: 0 All eyes on Shiv Sena meeting over Kovind

Mumbai: A day after accusing its ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of indulging in vote bank politics , the Shiv Sena on Tuesday chose to support BJP's candidate for the Presidential post. "But time has passed and I will not change my decision". Mayawati told ANI that it could have been better if BJP would have selected a name from a non-political background.

Author: 0 Gulf crisis: UAE accuses Qatar of 'leaking' list of 13 demands

The Reuters news agency reported that Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt had sent Qatar the list - which includes a demand to shut down the Al Jazeera news network - and had given the country 10 days to comply with the demands.

People North Korea denies torturing US student Otto Warmbier
Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing US student Otto Warmbier

North Korea released him last week for what it described as humanitarian reasons and he died on Monday in a U.S. hospital. "Our relevant agencies treat all criminals thoroughly in accordance with domestic laws and worldwide standards and Warmbier was not an exception", a spokesman for the National Reconciliation Council said.

People GJM relaxes indefinite strike by 12 hours on eve of Eid
Author: 0 GJM relaxes indefinite strike by 12 hours on eve of Eid

However, the GJM maintained that the relaxation in plying of vehicles would be only for the Muslim community, not for the general public. The Calcutta High Court has directed that notice be served on Gurung by all means possible in view of a PIL, challenging the indefinite bandh called by the GJM in Darjeeling .

People Human Rights Organization Wants Dennis Rodman Removed From Hall of Fame
Author: 0 Human Rights Organization Wants Dennis Rodman Removed From Hall of Fame

Individuals that praise murderers have no place being idolized by America's youth or in any Hall of Fame in the United States. The VOC indicates that Rodman should get the boot because a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame can be removed if he or she "has damaged the integrity of the game of basketball".

People South Korea urges North to end weapons development
Author: 0 South Korea urges North to end weapons development

Do has been quoted by the Korean Herald as saying that Bach, who is scheduled to attend the Closing Ceremony of the World Taekwondo Championships, has plans to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in on July 3. According to the Korea Herald , he will discuss the prospect of North Korea hosting competitions at the Masikryong ski resort. The US anti-missile system - known as the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) - is now stationed in South Korea.

People Modi arrives in Portugal
Author: 0 Modi arrives in Portugal

Despite a $66 billion trading relationship that is India's second-largest, Trump's "America First" rhetoric may make it hard for him to find common ground with a prime minister prioritizing a parallel " Make in India " campaign. In the 33rd edition of his monthly radio broadcast programme " Mann Ki Baat ", Modi said that Jagannath is lord of the poor. Earlier in a joint statement Prime Minister Modi said that economic ties between the two nations continue to follow an upward trajectory.

Author: 0 Tillerson urges Qatar and boycotting Arab countries to resolve crisis

Bahrain's state news agency on Sunday confirmed the demands set out by un-named Gulf officials on Friday, including that Qatar close the Turkish base, end military cooperation with Ankara inside Qatar and stop supporting militant groups. Earlier, Gargash called on Western nations including the United States, France, Germany, and Britain to help monitor any agreement reached with Doha.

People Soros calls for May to keep Britain in single market
Author: 0 Soros calls for May to keep Britain in single market

Rather than fall into recession in the wake of the Brexit vote, as many economists had predicted, Britain past year was one of the fastest-growing economy among the Group of Seven industrial nations. Our aim is to have one week of negotiations every month. That was, she told them, "a fair and serious offer", a British official said. "And I am not the only one", Michel said.

Author: 0 Toll from Pakistan tanker fire climbs to 148

Local news channels showed black smoke billowing skyward and scores of burned bodies, as well as rescue officials speeding the injured to hospital and army helicopters ferrying the wounded. "I was sitting in my vehicle a little away from the oil tanker thinking should I join these people and fill my auto fuel tank with free oil when suddenly the tanker exploded and all the people close to it trapped in fire and burnt alive within no time", an eyewitness named Shahzad Hasan said.

People Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral
Author: 0 Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

His family declined an autopsy and said in a statement that their son had "completed his journey home". "By the time they arrested Otto, they knew they were going to have a nuclear weapons test", Terry said. Trump, who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail, has turned to Beijing to help pressure its ally North Korea, prompting concern among Asian partners that America might go easy on Beijing over its expansive claims in the disputed South China Sea.

People UK firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London
Author: 0 UK firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London

The block of flats is just 1.6 miles from the Chalcots estate, where thousands of people were asked to evacuate this week after it emerged the towers had the same deadly cladding as Grenfell. Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters were deployed to battle a fire at a block of flats on Turin Street in Bethal Green, East London , according to the London Fire Brigade.