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by | June 04, 2018 | 06:04

The private ceremony for the almost 800 members of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School class of 2018 was held at the BB&T Center, where the National Hockey League's Florida Panthers play. "Here's what will matter: you, the class of 2018, will have graduated". "You should feel incredibly proud of yourselves". That doesn't mean you should rest on your laurels.

by | June 04, 2018 | 04:35

Several other protests were held across the country's governorates in protest of the government's decision and in rejection of the income tax draft law and were released later. Jordan, a key USA ally, has largely avoided the unrest witnessed by other countries in the region since the Arab Spring revolts broke out in 2011, although protests did flare late that year after the government cut fuel subsidies.

by | June 04, 2018 | 04:30

The special counsel investigation is examining whether President Trump obstructed justice. The letter , dated January 29, argues that the Constitution empowers the President to, "if he wished, terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon".

by | June 04, 2018 | 04:02

The report from the UK Government Office for Science found that 70% of marine litter is non-degradable plastic. People used buoys to keep the whale afloat after it was first spotted on Monday and an umbrella to shield it from the sun. Jatuporn Buruspat, head of the department, said they planned to raise public awareness of the problem on World Oceans Day on June 8 and call for reduced use of plastic.

by | June 04, 2018 | 02:26

The opposition-controlled National Assembly, the country's only legislature until Maduro created the Constituent Assembly past year, said the prisoners' release was little more than political farce. Supporters surrounded his auto, thanking him and singing the national anthem. The releases have not included militant opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, the best known of Maduro's detained critics.

by | June 04, 2018 | 01:33

Officials said the man was on the cable route "with another person during thunderstorm activity". According to Jamie Richards, a park ranger at Yosemite , it's one of the parks most technical climbs. No other information on the climbers or how high they were up on the sheer granite rock face was immediately available. The El Capitan monolith in the Yosemite National Park on June 4, 2015.

by | June 04, 2018 | 00:43

The iron-domed house of worship is on Museum Island off east Berlin's main Unter den Linden boulevard and close to the Alexanderplatz shopping district. "There are no grounds to assume that the incident had a terror or an Islamist motive", the police wrote on Twitter. Both the suspect and the police officer were taken to hospital for treatment.

by | June 03, 2018 | 23:05

Giuliani said last month that he wanted any interview of Trump to be limited in scope and length, suggesting it to be only 2-1/2 hours and not under oath. His lawyers at the time began discussing his pardoning powers as well. The president's lawyers fear an interview could lead to Trump inadvertently, and they say innocently, committing perjury.

by | June 03, 2018 | 23:49

Last month China said it had for the first time landed bombers on Woody Island in the Paracel Islands, prompting USA warnings that it was destabilising the region. In a more conciliatory tone, Mattis said the USA would continue to pursue "cooperation whenever possible". China has a "sovereign and legal right for China to place our army and military weapons there", he said, " We see any other country that tries to make noise about this as interfering in our internal affairs ".

by | June 03, 2018 | 21:35

Their grandson, 22-year-old William Macrov, was also on board along with the pilot, identified as 47-year-old Jon Dollard. The Associated Press reports four people were on board. Officials say the first body was recovered from the Piper PA-31 Navajo aircraft by East Hampton lifeguards. Together, Ben and Bonnie Krupinski built a real estate empire worth about $150 million, according to the Post, which included East Hampton restaurants the 1770 House, East Hampton Point and Cittanuova, the ...

by | June 03, 2018 | 22:55

About a dozen outbuildings went up in flames on an adjacent ranch, fire officials said. Philmont Scout Ranch had already pulled all of its back country staff back into headquarters and Friday afternoon they made the decision to move all non essential personnel off the ranch to the Colfax County Fairgrounds in Springer due to air quality issues.

by | June 03, 2018 | 21:49

Crosland is accused of feeding a sick puppy to a snapping turtle in front of several students has been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty . Repercussion for a crime of this nature could include fines not exceeding $5,000, or up to six months incarceration.

by | June 03, 2018 | 21:56

A German policeman shot a man at the Berlin Cathedral on Sunday, German media reported, adding that the circumstances of the incident remained unclear. A tweet by Berlin police asked people to not speculate about what happened. It's not clear, whether anyone else has been hurt in the incident. DPA news agency said some witnesses were taken away to receive psychological counselling.

by | June 03, 2018 | 20:47

Earlier in the day, North Korean envoy Kim Yong Chol arrived at the White House to deliver a letter from the North Korean leader to Trump. The photo made rounds on social media, where theories abound about why Kim would have sent Trump what seemed like a comically oversized letter.

by | June 03, 2018 | 18:58

The topic dominated discussions at the finance meeting in the Canadian mountain resort of Whistler , British Columbia. On Friday morning, the official agenda was re-arranged in order to focus immediately on the US tariffs. "The United States has been taken advantage of for many decades on trade". The president suggested that the country's trade practices prior to his administration was "not Free or Fair Trade", but "Stupid Trade".

by | June 03, 2018 | 19:05

On January 9, 2017, near the Iraqi city of Mosul, two civilians were killed when a vehicle loaded with explosives that was heading towards coalition positions was struck, the statement said. At the time, the White House said such operations killed 64 civilians between 2009 and 2015, a figure that was contested by nongovernmental organizations that track US drone strikes.

by | June 03, 2018 | 19:35

CBS reports, "Nearly two in three Americans think the nation's economy is in good shape, and a lot of them believe President's Trump's policies are at least somewhat responsible for that". Regardless, if one doesn't count the six "clear" flukes, the Democrats' actual gain was 24 seats, which would barely be enough for them to win the House today.

by | June 03, 2018 | 19:22

The agent, whose identity wasn't released, was dancing at the Mile High spirits distillery and tasting bar at around 12.45am on Saturday when the incident occurred, the spokesman added. The victim was transported to a local hospital in good condition and is expected to recover completely. "No one really knew what was going on". The FBI agent was taken to Denver Police Headquarters and later released to an FBI supervisor .

by | June 03, 2018 | 17:06

U.S. President Donald Trump is facing fierce backlash from his own Republicans after imposing tariffs on close United States allies and seeing those friendly nations retaliate. At the meeting in the ski resort of Whistler , Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said he expressed to Mr Mnuchin "our absolute view that this is absurd that Canada could in any way be a security risk".

by | June 03, 2018 | 17:06

The Justice Department's next report on the special counsel's expenditures will cover Mueller's expenses through the end of September. "We are reminded of our duty to protect the president and his office", they add. In addition to reportedly pushing Sessions to reverse his recusal, both personally and through surrogates like White House counsel Don McGahn, Trump has also publicly attacked the attorney general amid his frustration, calling him "weak" and "beleaguered".

by | June 03, 2018 | 17:17

On Friday, Trump mooted the possibility of scrapping the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement in favor of seeking bilateral agreements with Canada and Mexico . "The idea that the Canadian steel that's in military, military vehicles in the United States , the Canadian aluminum that makes your, your fighter jets is somehow now a threat?" he continued.

by | June 03, 2018 | 16:17

Larson identifies himself as a "quasi-neoreactionary libertarian". Larson's platform includes drug legalization, the elimination of all regulations regarding firearms and "putting an end to USA involvement in foreign wars arising from our country's alliance with Israel".

by | June 03, 2018 | 17:54

The names of the climbers were not immediately released and officials would not provide any additional information. Last month, a hiker fell to his death while ascending Yosemite's famous Half Dome trail, the National Park Service said.

by | June 03, 2018 | 15:34

He reviewed the parade and interacted with the senior officials at the PM House. Additional Secretary Babar Hayat had been made chief secretary of Gilgit-Baltistan, Additional Secretary Kamran had been sent to the finance division while Joint Secretary Shakeel Shad had been transferred to the Federal Board of Revenue.

by | June 03, 2018 | 16:09

Surrounded by candidates, Ontario Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford glances at a teleprompter as he takes questions from reporters at a tightly-scripted news conference in Ottawa on June 2, 2018. " Kathleen Wynne has abandoned the fight against Doug Ford cuts". NDP Leader Andrea Horwath, meanwhile, has been officially backed by the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO).

by | June 03, 2018 | 13:58

The letter, which was written by Trump lawyers John M. Dowd and Jay A. Sekulow, is reportedly part of a legal campaign to prevent Trump from having to answer Mueller's questions, or from being compelled to testify, out of fear that Trump would expose himself to another crime - lying to federal investigators - which he could be impeached for.

by | June 03, 2018 | 15:02

Such moves could involve longer patrols, ones involving larger numbers of ships or operations involving closer surveillance of Chinese facilities in the area, which now include electronic jamming equipment and advanced military radars. President Trump said Saturday that he is "very surprised" about China's alleged militarization of a string of islands in the South China Sea, which Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis reportedly said were used for " intimidation and coercion ".

by | June 03, 2018 | 13:45

The Department for Exiting the European Union - the British Government department charged with creating a smooth departure from the EU - has suggested giving Northern Ireland joint EU and United Kingdom status to avoid created a hard border with Ireland, according to a report in The Sun newspaper.

by | June 03, 2018 | 11:38

Part of our motivation for renewing the search was to try to provide some answers to those affected. "If we find any new information, we may resume the search", he said. There will not be any edits, or anything hidden, ' he told reporters late on Monday. The original search focused on the South China Sea before analysis revealed the plane had made an unexpected turn west and then south.

by | June 03, 2018 | 10:10

But Trump said some very unusual things, in fact, about the letter from Kim during his interaction with the reporters. Mr Trump said after an Oval Office meeting with North Korea's Kim Yong-chol that he would be making a mistake not to go forward with the on-again, off-again nuclear summit in Singapore.

by | June 03, 2018 | 11:00

The two maps below compare current ocean temperatures versus this time previous year. The cool water means less fuel for hurricanes to form. Legislators enacted the sales tax holiday to encourage residents to get ready for this year's hurricane season.

by | June 03, 2018 | 08:07

With the new federal legislation, Coleman argues , patients in states without these laws could save time accessing experimental treatments by eliminating FDA application requirements. Trump stressed he does not care about pharmaceutical businesses. Trump also hinted at some other healthcare news. The Health and Human Services Department has put out a request for information for its drug pricing plan, but has yet to issue any new regulations or pilot programs to lower drug prices.

by | June 03, 2018 | 08:26

In the letter, Mr Trump's lawyers argue that a charge of illegal obstruction is moot because the Constitution empowers the President to, "if he wished, terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon". It argued that Mr Trump is the country's "chief law enforcement officer" and therefore claims of obstructing justice "would amount to him obstructing himself".

by | June 03, 2018 | 08:39

Some polls show the projected Liberal seat count is so low that the party is in danger of losing its official status at Queen's Park. "... There's no doubt that it was probably a hard time for Wynne to admit that her party has no chance of forming government and I'm sure that was a hard thing for her to admit and say publicly".

by | June 03, 2018 | 07:25

In September, 21-year-old Askia Khafra died after a fire broke out in a network of tunnels under the house. Beckwitt has been charged with second-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter. Mr Beckwitt went to extreme lengths to prevent Mr Khafra being aware of where the home was located. Khafra was unable to make it out alive after a fire ignited in the home because he had been kept in the dark about the actual design of the home he was working beneath.