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The first lady’s comments were noted in a White House pool report. Prior to her visit, Trump was spotted boarding the plane wearing a jacket that read, “I REALLY DON’T CARE, DO U?” She changed into a neutral outfit by landing time.
Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was on Thursdayofficially indicted on charges of aggravated fraud and breach of trust, according to the Justice Ministry. The indictment charged that Sara Netanyahu and a government employee misused state money by obtaining $100,000 for catered meals while falsely claiming the prime minister’s residence did not employ a cook. The indictment is a major escalation in a lengthy series of criminal investigations involving the Netanyahu family, which have focused on allegations of bribery, graft and fraud.
Anthony Bourdain had no narcotics in his system when he killed himself this month, according to a French judicial official. The celebrity chef and CNN host died June 8 at the age of 61 in a hotel room in Kaysersberg, France. The death was ruled suicide by hanging, and a toxicology report was ordered. Christian de Rocquigny, the local prosecutor in charge of the investigation, told The New York Times no narcotics were found in Bourdain’s body, just a trace of a nonnarcotic medicine in line with a therapeutic dose.
A South Korean court has ruled the killing of dogs for meat is illegal, in a landmark decision that animal rights activists said Thursday could pave the way to outlawing eating canines. Care leader Park So-youn said her group was tracking down dog farms and slaughter houses across the country with a view to filing similar complaints against them to judicial authorities.
Children held at facilities such as the Shiloh Treatment Center in Texas are almost certain to be administered the drugs, irrespective of their condition, and without their parents' consent, according to the lawsuit filed by the Los Angeles-based Center for Human Rights & Constitutional Law. The Shiloh center, which specializes in services for children and youths with behavioral and emotional problems, did not respond immediately to a request for comment. The lawsuit was filed on April 16, days after the introduction of the Trump Administration's "zero tolerance" policy to separate children from parents who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally.
Thousands of bourbon barrels were piled in a massive heap Friday after a large section of a whiskey storage warehouse collapsed at a distillery in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country. About 9,000 barrels filled with aging bourbon were affected by the warehouse collapse at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown, said Nelson County Emergency Management spokesman Milt Spalding.
Leading Authorities Inc., based in Washington, cut ties with the former Trump campaign manager on Wednesday, according to a CNN report. As of Thursday afternoon, Lewandowski’s Twitter page still indicated that he was a member of the bureau, but his page on the bureau’s site displayed a “Content No Longer Available” banner. On Tuesday, Lewandoski appeared on Fox News to debate Democratic strategist Zac Petkanas about the Trump administration’s controversial family separation policy.
Read on below to find everything you need to know about summer, the solstice, traditions, the significance of Stonehenge – and how to celebrate it. When is the longest day of the year? The solstice officially marks the beginning of astronomical summer which ends when the autumn equinox falls on September 23.
Five women were kidnapped and gang-raped at gunpoint while doing charity work in a remote part of India.
The visit came after President Trump signed an executive order halting the policy that has resulted in the separation of children from their parents who illegally crossed the U.S. southern border.
If Johnny Depp was ever concerned his new Rolling Stone profile might make him seem like a normal down-to-earth guy, he doesn’t have to worry. Last summer, Depp’s longtime business manager filed a legal complaint against the actor alleging negligence, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud. Joel Mandel from The Management Group described him as a spendthrift whose extravagance has left him nearly broke.
Samantha Bee of “Full Frontal” said she’s happy that President Donald Trump signed an executive order halting his administration’s separation of immigrant families. “If, like most people, you’ve been feeling a little uncomfortable with our new pre-K prisons ― good news! The president fixed it with the next-worst thing,” Bee said on her show Wednesday night. Trump signed the executive order on Wednesday, retreating from his claim that only Congress could stop the separation of families under his zero tolerance policy of prosecuting those caught crossing the border illegally.
An investigator says the children of a California couple facing torture and abuse charges were so malnourished that their 11-year-old daughter had arms the size of an infant. Riverside County district attorney's investigator Patrick Morris testified Wednesday that some of the 13 children had severe malnutrition and muscle wasting. Morris was testifying at a hearing in Riverside Superior Court to determine if David and Louise Turpin are tried on charges of torture and child abuse.
Eight passengers have sued Southwest Airlines Co over a catastrophic engine blowout in April that killed a passenger and injured several others. The plaintiffs, eight passengers from Flight 1380 on April 17 and one passenger's husband, filed suit on Tuesday in the Supreme Court of the State of New York County of New York. Passengers Cindy Candy Arenas, Jaky Alyssa Arena, Jiny Alexa Arenas, Elhadji Cisse, Donald Kirkland, Beverly Kirkland, Connor Brown, and Cassandra Adams, and Cindy Arenas' husband, Joe Leos Arenas, allege that Southwest acted negligently in its responsibilities to maintain and repair its aircraft and aircraft components.
North and South Korea agreed Friday to resume reunions for families separated by the Korean War in August -- the first such meetings since 2015 and the latest step in a remarkable diplomatic thaw on the peninsula. Millions of people were separated during the 1950-53 conflict that sealed the division of the two Koreas. The resumption of the reunions was among the agreements reached between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and the South's president Moon Jae-in at their landmark summit in April.
Four Republican senators this week demanded an investigation of the National Science Foundation’s grants, accusing the federal agency of “propagandizing” by supporting a program to encourage TV meteorologists to report on climate change. In a letter sent to the agency’s inspector general Wednesday, the senators ― Ted Cruz (Texas), Rand Paul (Ky.) and James Lankford (Okla.) and Jim Inhofe (Okla.) ― said the $4 million Climate Matters program, which sponsors classes and webinars for meteorologists and provides real-time data and graphics with TV stations, went beyond the scope of the National Science Foundation’s mission of funding “basic research.” They urged the inspector general to probe whether the grants violated the 1939 Hatch Act, which bars government agencies from engaging in partisan activity.
Hundreds of New Yorkers from refugee, immigrant, religious and advocacy communities held a march in observance of World Refugee Day. Marchers laid out 85 pairs of shoes to represent 85,000 refugees who were not allowed into the U.S. in 2018, carried orange
Authorities in Alaska's largest city said they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him Wednesday. The hiker, Michael Soltis, had been missing for two days before being found dead close to where the unidentified searcher was mauled. The animal was not immediately found, and authorities asked people to stay away from a wooded area outside Anchorage.
Border Patrol agents take Central American asylum seekers into custody on June 12, 2018, near McAllen, Texas. The immigrant families were then sent to a Customs and Border Protection (CBP) processing center for possible separation. By the time President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday afternoon halting the separation of families caught illegally entering the country along the southwest border — an act he and administration officials had previously insisted could only be done by Congress — at least 2,000 children had already been separated from their parents and placed in government-contracted facilities around the country.
Manafort was jailed last week after authorities arraigned him on a new charge of witness tampering. Prior to his federal hearing on Friday, in which a judge ordered him jailed, Manafort was under house arrest. “We apologize to our viewers and to Mr. Manafort,” the statement read.
For the first time in nearly 40 years, female soccer fans helped pack an Iranian stadium’s stands to cheer on their country in the World Cup after a decadeslong ban was briefly lifted. The historic moment at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on Wednesday marked a break from the country’s de facto ban on women from attending male sporting events following the Islamic revolution of 1979. In celebration of Iran’s participation in the World Cup, local media announced Tuesday that women would be allowed in the stadium to watch a live broadcast of the country’s team playing against Spain in Russia, the Washington Post reported.
The Malaysian police are set to reopen an investigation into the murder of a Mongolian model in 2006, in a politically charged case that could add to the woes of Najib Razak, the beleaguered former prime minister. Altantuya Shaariibuu, 28, was killed
The Virginia-class is orders of magnitude quieter and offers far better sensors and carries more weapons. The newer vessels are far more effective against threats like the Kilo than their Los Angeles-class predecessors. Buying as many Virginias as possible becomes especially important as more and more potential adversaries procure advanced diesel-electric boats like the Kilo or the even more capable Russian-built Amur.
Israel said Thursday it has evidence the family of a baby who died near the Gaza border was paid by Hamas to accuse Israel's army over her death, an account the family rejected. Gaza's health ministry and family members said eight-month-old Leila al-Ghandour had died after inhaling tear gas along the border during a day of clashes in May, in which at least 61 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire.
By Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will next week extend until the end of January economic sanctions against Russia over its intervention in Ukraine, diplomats and officials said. The curbs on Russia's energy, defense and financial sectors have been prolonged every six months since first being slapped mid-2014 after Moscow annexed the peninsula of Crimea from Kiev and backed rebels fighting government troops in east Ukraine. EU leaders meeting in Brussels on June 28-29 will agree another six-month extension of the curbs on doing business with Russia currently in place until the end of July.