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Transport truck carrying hazardous material overturns in St. Catharines


The roadway has been closed between Ontario Street and Highway 406 due to an evacuation order by police. "We're taking all the precautions necessary to make sure no one gets hurt in getting this situation rectified", Schmidt said. The hazmat team called in to determine if the toxic substance spilled out from the trailer where it was being carried, according to Niagara police, has determined it was contained. Read More »

North Korea releases jailed American student

Headed back to North Korea . The 22-year-old student's parents said that Otto is on a Medivac flight on his way home. Warmbier has apparently been in a coma since shortly after his public trial in March of previous year. North Korea is informed a delegation will travel to Pyongyang . "It's a delicate matter, he said". But the development is sure to significantly deteriorate the already bad relations between Washington and Pyongyang. Read More »

India, Pakistan join Shanghai pact despite bilateral tensions

Prime Minister Modi also held bilateral meetings with other leaders including Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev. "Our relations are developing in many areas, and our trade has increased, even if only by a few percentage points", said Putin expressing hope to increase cooperation with Pakistan. Read More »

British Prime Minister promises to create new government

Despite May's business-as-usual tone, some senior Conservative figures were openly questioning how long she could remain as party leader. She needs to tell British people the truth: " #Brexit weakens United Kingdom". "We will enter discussions with the Conservatives to explore how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge", Foster told a press conference in Belfast. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn predicts Scottish Labour comeback

As he congratulated his Scottish MPs on their "fantastic result", Mr Corbyn predicted they would "soon be joined by a lot more Labour MPs from Scotland". Against expectations, Jeremy Corbyn not only managed to avoid electoral wipeout but increased the party's share of the national vote by almost 10 percentage points. Read More »

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Will Testify Publicly Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey told lawmakers at last Thursday's hearing that he knew details that made Sessions's involvement in the FBI Russia probe "problematic". Sessions is expected to mainly take on the role of protecting the president. Still, for Sessions, there's a great deal at stake politically with this testimony. Even the standard process itself of invoking executive privilege could be jumbled by the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Kate meets London Bridge attack victims and hospital staff


The incident, which was followed by the van's occupants going on a stabbing rampage throughout Borough Market, has led to 8 deaths with 48 other people injured, 21 critically. Prince Charles and Camilla recently paid a visit to the Royal London Hospital to speak with patients of the attack , and thank medical staff and volunteers for working tirelessly to save lives. Read More »

Dennis Rodman Visits North Korea Again to Meet Kim Jong Un

In particular, Kim Jong Un is said to have an interest in the Chicago Bulls team that Rodman played on in the late 1990's. Rodman, who was met at the airport by North Korean Vice Minister of Sports Son Kwang Ho , is expected to be in North Korea until Saturday. Read More »

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: North Korea releases U.S. citizen Otto Warmbier

Foreigners who have been detained or imprisoned in the Hermit Kingdom often have a shared experience: confusion, coached confessions, communication blackouts and isolation. Warmbier". "The last 17 months have been an extremely hard and emotionally trying time for the Warmbier family", she said. The State Department announced Warmbier's release earlier Tuesday but gave no details on his condition. Read More »

South Korea Proposes To Host 2030 FIFA World Cup

The drone, according to the report, was found last week just days after North Korea test-fired a salvo of anti-ship missiles. The nominee, Cho Myoung Gyon, has deep understanding of the new administration's North Korea policy and the issues facing the two Koreas, the presidential office said. Read More »

UK leader holds alliance talks with NIreland party chief

The Tories and the DUP are considering a " confidence and supply " arrangement which would see the Northern Irish party back the Government to get its Budget through and on confidence motions. The DUP leader is nearly certain to ask for greater investment in The North as the price of a deal. It is thought Mrs Foster, despite being a Brexit supporter, could seek assurances from Mrs May that she will pursue a softer exit from the European Union, given Northern Ireland's 56% Remain vote and the ... Read More »

May to meet Northern Irish 'kingmakers' to avoid a second election

The Democratic Unionist Party delegation will discuss the party's involvement in a potential confidence and supply arrangement in Downing Street following last week's United Kingdom general election. Foster will nearly certainly ask for greater investment in Northern Ireland as part of the deal, as well as guarantees on support for pension plans and for winter fuel allowances for older people. Read More »

Top SNP figure urges Nicola Sturgeon to drop second referendum plans


Mr Russell repeated First Minister Nicola Sturgeon's stance that the SNP would reflect on plans for a second independence referendum amid calls for it to be taken off the table after the party lost 21 seats. He said the Joint Ministerial Committee for European negotiations needed to meet urgently to look at how Brexit negations go forward, having not met since February. Read More »

Varadkar appoints Coveney as deputy Fine Gael leader


Mr Varadkar said: "Simon and I will work together to guide the participation by Fine Gael in the Government, and reform and modernise the Fine Gael party in the years ahead". "This morning's talks were open and positive and focused on how we can implement the Programme for Government more effectively". "Although Ireland faces many challenges, the most significant of these being Brexit, it's great to see such positivity and potential for progress". Read More »

Inquest opens into London Bridge attacks

They then exited the van with knives, stabbing visitors to a nearby market. Julie Wallace, sitting beside her partner Mark Wallace, nodded silently to confirm the spelling of her daughter's name. Representatives from the Spanish consulate also attended on behalf of Mr Echeverria's family. Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, leaves Kings College Hospital after meeting staff and patients affected by the terrorist attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market on June 3, in south ... Read More »

Trump Weighs Firing Mueller, According To Confidant

WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied on Tuesday that he had any undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador or conversations with Russian officials about the USA elections. He said Trump is "actually pretty confident" that "ultimately, he's still going to be president and this stuff is all going to go away". "You can't exclude the possibility, but I think it's just a way of raising doubts about this very good man respected by people on both sides of the ... Read More »

Trump says James Comey's testimony about Mike Flynn's probe is not true

Mr Trump has responded to Mr Comey's assertions by accusing him of lying. He also lashed out at the media for not reporting on "the great economic news since Election Day" and called Democrats "obstructionists" with no plan. She said the administration should hand any tapes over to her committee and former FBI Director Robert Mueller, special counsel for the investigation into ties between Russian Federation and Trump's campaign. Read More »

May's failed gamble prolongs Brexit instability for Britain

The discussions, which have so far lasted almost two hours, have moved from Number 10 to Parliament to allow the Prime Minister to speak in the Commons. Mrs May was last night forced to tell Tory MPs: "I'm the person who got us into this mess, I'm the one who will get us out of it". May is under pressure to take on a more cross-party approach to Brexit talks. Read More »

Saudi official says security officer killed, 2 wounded


The homemade explosive device went off during a patrol in the Shia town of Awamiya on Sunday evening, the ministry said in a statement carried by the state news agency. Al-Turki said the slain soldier was identified as Maj. Egypt has condemned "in the strongest terms" a terrorist attack on a police patrol in the province of Qatif, Saudi Arabia, that killed one police officer and injured two others. Read More »

Parents of man released from NK say he's in coma

Have you read Trendiee Today? The event soon became overshadowed by politics after Rodman suffered an angry meltdown on CNN before the game when asked whether during the trip he would raise the issue of Kenneth Bae, an American missionary who was detained in North Korea at the time on charges of "anti-state crimes". Read More »