Thursday, 15 June 2017

Donald Trump under investigation for potential obstruction of justice – reports

Federal investigation into Trump campaign’s ties to Russia has expanded to include whether the president tried to thwart it, the Washington Post reports
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Somalia restaurant siege: 17 dead as gunmen take hostages in Mogadishu

10 captives released but attackers remain inside after car bombing followed by storming of popular eatery in troubled nation’s capital
 At least nine people have been killed, according to police.
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Friday, 2 June 2017

Paris agreement: Europe and China vow to keep fighting global warming

Beijing and Brussels join leaders around world in show of solidarity after Trump’s announces US pullout from climate accord

European and Chinese leaders have pledged to continue to combat global warming as widespread condemnation met Donald Trump’s announcement he was pulling the US out of the Paris climate accord.
 Chinese premier Li Keqiang (right) with European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker. Both spoke of a commitment to tackling global warming.
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Trump goes to supreme court in attempt to revive travel ban

Emergency applications seek to override lower court rulings that immigration measures are discriminatory and violate the US constitution

Donald Trump’s administration has asked the US supreme court to allow his ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations to come into effect after it was blocked by lower courts that deemed it discriminatory.
 A protest in Seattle against Donald Trump’s immigration and refugee policies.
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It's now June 2 ... so it looks like President Trump is passing on the recent tradition of declaring June the month America celebrates Pride.
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Thursday, 1 June 2017

Nigel Farage is 'person of interest' in FBI investigation into Trump and Russia

Exclusive: FBI interested in former Ukip leader’s ties with people connected to US president and WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange

Nigel Farage is a “person of interest” in the US counter-intelligence investigation that is looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, the Guardian has been told.
 Donald Trump with Nigel Farage during a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi, in August last year.
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Tyga Shades Kylie Jenner After She Flaunts Travis Scott

Yikeeeeeees! Fans were shading Kylie Jenner and her new rapper beau Travis Scott on Instagram on May 31, and her ex Tyga stepped in to show his support for the haters! See the vicious comment he ‘liked’ about the couple.
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Spain's top anti-corruption prosecutor quits over Panama link

Manuel Moix’s resignation comes after claims he interfered in corruption investigations involving the ruling People’s party

Spain’s top anti-corruption prosecutor has resigned following weeks of pressure that culminated in an admission that he holds a stake in an offshore company in Panama.
 Spain’s top anti-corruption prosecutor, Manuel Moix, has resigned.
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The Philippine ‘Suicide Squad’ saving civilians trapped on Isis frontline

Team of 30 volunteers brave sniper fire and rocket strikes to rescue children and families trapped in Marawi

They go by the name “Suicide Squad”, and the reason why becomes abundantly clear amid the smoke and carnage of the besieged Philippine city of Marawi.
 Children are carried to safety during a rescue operation in Marawi.
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Tesla fires female engineer who alleged sexual harassment

Lawyer for AJ Vandermeyden says termination was retaliatory after she took lawsuit public, accusing the company of discrimination

A female engineer at Tesla who accused the car manufacturer of ignoring her complaints of sexual harassment and paying her less than her male counterparts has been fired in what her lawyer alleges was an act of retaliation.
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