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Flint stabbing was retaliation for USA wars in Middle East

According to reports , the attacker allegedly shouted "Allahu Akbar" before stabbing Lieutenant Neville. Michigan State Police Lt. Mike Shaw said the victim, Lt. Brown said he saw a man being detained by police and saw a knife on the ground. Ftouhi, whom the Federal Bureau of Investigation described as being about 50 years old, entered NY state from Quebec on June 16 before making his way to MI. Read More »

Australia to resume airstrikes in Syria

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The Australian Defence Forces (ADF) on Thursday said that it would resume airstrikes in Syria after it announced a temporary halt of all air operations in the war-torn country. Israeli security officials said Monday they were studying the missile strike to see what they could learn about its accuracy and capabilities. The truce was meant to be extended but now appears to have collapsed. Read More »

United States congressional baseball field shooter acts alone

They said he acted alone and had no connections to terror groups. When he heard the players were Republican, the witness said he lingered near the field. He rented a storage facility where he kept 200 rounds of ammunition. He had two laptop computers, a cellphone and a digital camera. The FBI said that on June 12, a family member asked Hodgkinson in a text message to return home to IL. Read More »

Public funeral planned for USA student freed from North Korea

In this June 20, 2017 , photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office of the White House , in Washington . Trump's message came on the day after the death of Otto Warmbier , who arrived in the United States in a coma after being imprisoned in North Korea . Read More »

Soros: Brexit is a 'lose-lose' proposition for Britain and EU

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May is eight seats short of a majority in Britain's parliament amid increasingly evident cracks in her own party just as crucial Brexit negotiations get under way. "And while there is a long road ahead, our destination is clear - a deep and special partnership between the United Kingdom and the EU". "So, we each have to assume our responsibility and the consequences of our decisions". Read More »

Mattis vents USA frustration over North Korea

No cause of death has been determined for Warmbier, 22, who was detained for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. USA and Chinese diplomats and defense chiefs are meeting later Wednesday in Washington for security talks. "At least I know China tried!" "We think that our travel warning that we've had in place for some time is quite strong", she said. Read More »

In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

At a campaign-style rally in Iowa on Wednesday evening, President Trump praised recent GOP special election victories and his administration's accomplishments to date, while criticizing the media and Democrats. "Just like they have total control over Hillary Clinton". "We will protect the corn-based ethanol and biofuels that power our country", he said. Trump held a Des Moines rally in December as part of his transition-era "thank you" tour of states he had won, but has not been back to ... Read More »

Kamloops celebrates National Aboriginal Day

For Esquega, participating in National Aboriginal Day is important because it helps bring awareness to her culture, which she says is lovely. With Canada's big birthday bash just around the corner - and National Aboriginal Day on Wednesday - it's time for Canadians to reflect on the "current unacceptable relationship that exists between Indigenous and non-indigenous peoples", says visionary Roberta Jamieson. Read More »

U.S. warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

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On Thursday, a decision was made to resume the air strikes in Syria after an assessment of the Russian statement , although it did not say when they would begin again. The SDF were driven from the town during the attack, the coalition announced in a statement on Sunday. It is the first time in the Syrian conflict that the US-led coalition has shot down a Syrian jet. Read More »

Michigan airport evacuated after officer stabbed

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The FBI is looking into terrorism as a possible motive, but there is no indication that the attack was part of a wider plot. "He further exclaimed something similar to, 'you have killed people in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan and we are all going to die, ' " the complaint states. Read More »

Three killed in Colombia shopping centre blast

Enrique Penalosa , the mayor of Bogota , Colombia, called the incident, which took place in the women's bathroom on the second floor of Centro Andino, a " cowardly terrorist attack ". Huynh was expected to return to France in the coming days. Three women, including a French citizen, were killed in an explosion in the Andino shopping mall , located in the rich area of the Colombian capital of Bogota . Read More »

Woman cited after crash for letting 12-year-old girl drive

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Lucie to a Circle K in the 200 block of NE Airoso Boulevard. Police say 20-year-old Brittney Powell had the girl drive during a trip to a gas station, with two younger girls in the back seat. Powell, the 12-year-old driver and the two other girls were taken to a nearby hospital. An arrest report said Powell asked the girl "if she wanted to learn to drive today", and when the girl said no, Powell insisted. Read More »

Saudi King chooses his son for the throne

President Donald Trump called Saudi Arabia's new crown prince Wednesday as the US stepped up efforts to mediate a crisis between Qatar and America's closest regional allies. The prince is seen as a hard-liner on Iran, the architect of a deadly and controversial Saudi-led intervention in Yemen and one of the main proponents of the Saudi- and Emirati-led effort to isolate Qatar , which has spiraled into a larger regional conflagration. Read More »

USA 'mystified' by Saudi failure to justify Qatar embargo

The statement seemed to put President Trump and Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson further at odds about who is to blame for the dispute, which threatens a host of American diplomatic and security priorities in the gulf. "Our role has been to encourage the parties to get their issues on the table, clearly articulated, so that those issues can be addressed and some resolution process can get underway to bring this to a conclusion", he said. Read More »

Appeals court rules against Pres. Trump's travel ban

The unanimous ruling stated in part that Trump's executive order violated the law, strengthening the case against his ban by stating the president exceeded his statutory authority. Monday is the deadline for the ban's challengers to respond to the administration's request that the order be allowed to go into effect. According to Time magazine , Trump's S.C. Read More »

Pope Meets With NFL Delegation, Urges 'Culture Of Encounter'

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Pope Francis is presented with a drawing by a child as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 . Jones, naturally, presented the pontiff with a gold football helmet signed by the assembled gridiron greats. Jones and his wife, Gene, spoke about the experience afterward. Read More »

UK Tory govt still working on supply deal

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While the Irish Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, extended his political support to Theresa May on Monday, suggesting that a deal with the DUP does not necessarily undermine the role of the British government, that is not the position of Sinn Fein. Read More »

2 more government ministers resign

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The centre-right party is embroiled in a judicial probe into claims it misused European Union parliamentary funds and its importance as a Macron ally waned after his Republic on the Move (LREM) party won an absolute majority in Sunday's parliamentary election. Read More »

Macron tells May EU door remains open to Britain

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British Prime Minister Theresa May alongside French President Emmanuel Macron at tonight's game. British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron have committed to "stamp out evil" of terrorism. Macron struck a conciliatory tone, saying Britons could still change their minds on Brexit, although he warned it would be harder once exit talks began. Read More »

Talks to support Conservatives making progress, DUP says

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Theresa May's Conservatives could be hit with a legal challenge over a proposed deal to govern with Northern Ireland's DUP , according to reports . "The election result was not the one I hoped for, but this government will respond with humility and resolve to the message the electorate sent". Ten Downing Street and its Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire, may believe they can remain honest brokers - and it is Brokenshire who is trying to negotiate the agreement ... Read More »

Trump's new idea - a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

Terry Branstad , whom he had just appointed the United States' ambassador to China . The comment came a day after Trump said Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its weapons programs had failed. He was an early supporter of Trump's campaign and appeared with the Republican nominee at several rallies across Iowa . While the crowd cheered the commander in chief throughout the night, a group of #protesters temporarily crashed the rally at one point, as they blew whistles ... Read More »

Portugal forest fires kill 62 near Coimbra

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The water-dropping plane was among the teams trying to hold back fires that have killed more than 60 people in central Portugal. A man, right, walks along a recently burnt patch of pine forest in Serra do Macario, central Portugal, Tuesday, June 20 2017. Read More »