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Japan Executes Leader of Doomsday Cult

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Asahara was sentenced to death in 2004. At its peak, the cult had at least 10,000 members in Japan and overseas, including graduates of some of Japan's top universities. Fumihiro Joyu, who served as the spokesman for Aum Shinrikyo but has distanced himself from Asahara in the last decade, told reporters that he was relieved. Read More »

President Trump Campaigns In Great Falls

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He repeated slams on key Democrats, including Sen. "I'm going to get one of those little kits, and in the middle of the debate, when she proclaims that she's of Indian heritage because her mother says she has high cheekbones, we will take that little kit", Trump said , adding, "but we have to do it gently because we're in the Me Too generation, so we have to be very gentle". Read More »

DNA testing being done on separated migrant children and parents, official says

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The preliminary injunction gives the administration until Tuesday to reunite parents and children under age 5, and until July 26 to reunite parents and children age 5 and older. About 80 percent of those children arrived unaccompanied at the border, and many are teenage boys. The judge also prohibited the government from deporting parents without their children unless the adults left the United States voluntarily. Read More »

Nauru criticized for banning Australian state broadcaster

The United Nations and human rights groups have criticized the arrangement as well as the conditions that asylum seekers endure there. Nauru said it was due to "this organisation's blatant interference in domestic politics prior to the 2016 election, harassment of and lack of respect towards our president in Australia ". Read More »

White House: No change to Crimea policy

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The US doesn't recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea and won't lift sanctions related to Moscow's military incursion into Ukraine until the peninsula is returned, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday. "The Russian president has repeatedly stated and explained to his interlocutors that the issue of Crimea can not be and never will be on the agenda, as Crimea is an integral part of Russia", he said, adding that Moscow is open to dialogue and compromise on other issues. Read More »

Japan executes Shoko Asahara, founder of Aum Shinrikyo doomsday cult

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As well as plotting the subway sarin gas attack, in which 13 commuters and station staff died, Asahara was found guilty on 13 other counts, including. Others keeled over, foaming at the mouth, with blood streaming from their noses. Aum released sarin on five trains on the Tokyo subway network during the morning rush hour. Read More »

Trump and US delegation to bring up election meddling with Putin

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Great Falls: US President Donald Trump insisted Thursday he will be "prepared" for his upcoming meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin , joking about journalists who question his lack of experience. "The president's priority is to protect the American people and American interests, including those of our allies and partners", he said . Trump told reporters last week he would press Putin on election meddling and also discuss Syria and Ukraine during their meeting. Read More »

Travel YouTubers Died After Falling Off Waterfall in Canada

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The trio, who were with a group of friends at the time, fell into a pool 30 metres below. Heavy water flow and an extremely hard terrain were a challenge for the crew involved in the efforts. residents. Willcox said he's never heard of someone being swept over the falls, but there have been previous incidents where people and dogs had to be rescued after falling on the slippery rocks. Read More »

Missionaries of Charity employee arrested for ‘selling’ baby in Ranchi

Social activist Baidnath Kumar told The Times of India that she knows of several other mothers who have had their children taken away and allegedly sold by Missionaries of Charity. Nirmal Hriday in Ranchi works as shelter home for unwed mothers. The committee claims a couple from Uttar Pradesh, a northern Indian state, paid 120,000 rupees (about $1,760) for a newborn boy born to a young woman at a Missionaries of Charity shelter in the city of Ranchi . Read More »

Novichok poisoning: Javid challenges Kremlin to tell truth

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Britain says Russian Federation was behind the March attack on the Skripals though Moscow has repeatedly denied this. The people affected are not officially named by police, who still believe they have fallen victim to a contaminated batch of drugs - "possibly heroin or crack cocaine". Read More »

China customs delays clearing USA goods as duties loom

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Gao Han, a salesman at Beijing Chaoxing Seafood Company, which sells USA lobsters, said that his firm was stocking up before the tariffs hit, but that if the issue persisted they'd have to raises prices or shift supply. "Counterstrike is major economies' first reaction to Washington's trade war", it said in its editorial. "A hit to China's exports would act as an additional drag on an economy that already shows signs of losing some growth momentum", said Eswar Prasad, a professor of trade ... Read More »

Black lawmaker knocking on doors prompts 911 call

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She praised his response to the woman who called 911 to question the motives of a Black woman going about her job. OR state Rep. Janelle Bynum poses with the Clackamas County sheriff's deputy who responded to a call from someone who said Bynum was casing the neighborhood. Read More »

AUM founder Asahara, mastermind behind 1995 sarin gas attack, executed

Cult members also staged several failed attempts to release hydrogen cyanide on subway trains following the 1995 attack. Asahara's execution was confirmed by a government spokesman. AUM Shinrikyo leader Shoko Asahara (2nd L) attends a press conference after some of facilities have been raid by police on October 25, 1990 in Tokyo , Japan . Read More »

J.K. Rowling calls out Donald Trump over typos

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This isn't the first time that Rowling has made fun of Trump on social media. Trump, the author of many "how to get rich" biographies, tweeted to defend his style of tweet-writing. However, Rowling was not the only one to have found the original posts, many other Twitter users were quick to find the error and highlight it. Read More »

Pompeo travels to North Korea at critical juncture in nuclear talks

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These talks are meant to produce a clear step-by-step plan on denuclearization and peace on the Korean Peninsula. This week, Trump said on Twitter that his administration has been having "many good conversations " with the North Koreans over their plan to denuclearize and that "all of Asia is thrilled". Read More »

Boats capsize in Thailand leaving dozens missing

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A police official had earlier said 90 people had been rescued and just seven were missing. The governor of Phuket, Noraphat Plodthong, said more half of the passengers were still "being helped" and unaccounted for as rescue and fishing boats rushed to the scene. Read More »

Dozens missing in boat capsize off Thailand's Phuket

But an official at the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, which is based in Bangkok , said only around 20 people were still in the sea. He said the boat was hit by five metre-high waves, which flooded the boat, with passengers needing to wear life jackets. "We have given warnings ... Read More »

McConnell team mocks Schumer call to nominate Merrick Garland to Supreme Court

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Kennedy, a conservative who sometimes sided with the court's liberals on divisive social issues such as gay rights and abortion , was a key figure on the nine-justice court. Separately, the abortion rights group NARAL began running online and print ads in publications across the state of ME on Thursday. Carrie Severino , chief counsel and policy director of the Judicial Crisis Network , said: "Like Justice Gorsuch, all of the men and women on President Trump's judicial list are the best and ... Read More »

Ohio lawmaker accused of ignoring abuse of Ohio State student-athletes

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News reported this week that former wrestlers Jordan coached are alleging the powerful Freedom Caucus Republican knew about abuse that allegedly occurred at the hands the team doctor, Richard Strauss , and did not stop it. He said Strauss tried to pull down his wrestling shorts when Yetts visited him about a thumb injury. But Jordan said there was no record of contact. Read More »

Panel: Russia meddling assessment 'sound'

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The House Intelligence Committee in March released their report into 2016 election meddling, finding that the small group of intelligence officials who made the assessment in January 2017 did not meet the appropriate evidentiary standard to make that judgment with such certainty. Read More »

Wish You all happy 4th of July

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You might call July 4 America's birthday. July 4, 1776, became the date that was included on the Declaration of Independence , and the fancy handwritten copy that was signed in August (the copy now displayed at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.) It's also the date that was printed on the Dunlap Broadsides, the original printed copies of the Declaration that were circulated throughout the new nation. Read More »

'Trump baby' blimp to fly in London during U.S. president's visit

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A giant balloon dubbed the "Trump Baby" will be allowed to fly near London's Parliament during President Trump's visit on July 13, the activist group behind it says. Khan and Trump have clashed publicly since the latter was elected. Trump's comments on militant attacks in Britain have sparked anger and he has often exchanged barbs on social media with the London mayor. Read More »

USA immigration: what is Ice and why is it controversial?

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That will not satisfy the critics, and legal challenges are sure to follow. Secondly, protesters want to end family detentions and close a detention center in Berks County. If it's a useful slogan for Democrats, why are Republicans thrilled? CBP is limited to the country's entry points and within 100 miles of a USA border. Read More »

Pompeo to make third visit to North Korea

Such a development is contrary to the promise made by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to President Donald Trump during their June 12 summit meeting in Singapore . they're probably fed up with the fact that (Trump) and Pompeo keep publicly touting their trust in one of the most definitively untrustworthy regimes the U.S. Read More »

Texas DPS charge woman for sale or purchase of a child

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Agents located a male child, 7, who was allegedly sold and purchased. Investigators raided the home of 29-year-old Esmeralda Garza on June 29 and took the mother of at least three children into custody, KRIS NBC6 reported . The arrest occurred after DPS officers executed a drug search warrant, according to KIII-TV . The DPS investigation revealed that Garza was also attempting to sell two little girls. Read More »

Tropical depression has formed in Atlantic Ocean: National Hurricane Center

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A tropical depression is likely to form in this area during the next day or two, while the system moves west-northwestward at 15 to 20 miles per hour over the tropical Atlantic Ocean. The storm was on Thursday morning the weakest type of cyclone, a tropical depression called Tropical Depression Two. Both systems are expected to strengthen as we enter into the second full month of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season . Read More »

Delhi vs Centre: SC rules ‘Kejriwal is the Boss’

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Priviso 4 of Article 239AA of the Constitution says if there is a "difference of opinion" between the L-G and the Delhi government, the L-G can refer it to the President. The federal government issued new rules in 2015 saying the Lieutenant Governor had authority over services as well apart from public order, police and land, and that he may consult the chief minister whenever he thought it was necessary for issues of services. Read More »

Pompeo speaks with Russian FM on Trump-Putin meeting

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As Trump ascended to the highest office in the U.S., he frequently praised Putin and pledged a reset in U.S. -Russia ties, which had fallen out under the administration of President Barack Obama. Peskov was responding to a CNN report on Monday that said Trump plans to meet face-to-face with Putin at their July 16 meeting before allowing aides to join them. Read More »

Dotcom extradition cleared by New Zealand Court of Appeal

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If the Supreme Court accepts the case, it would be the final appeal through the courts for Dotcom. "We will seek review with the NZ Supreme Court", he tweeted. The US has requested the extradition of Dotcom after the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided his mansion and shut down his Megaupload business in 2012. Read More »

Statue of Liberty base climber escorted down

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National Park Service spokesman Jerry Willis says federal code of regulations prohibits hanging banners from the monument. A protester has climbed the base of the Statue of Liberty . Seven protesters were arrested on the island earlier Wednesday, Somma said, but he could not confirm whether the woman in the standoff was a protester. Read More »

Trump pressed aides on invading Venezuela, US official says

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US President Donald Trump has allegedly contemplated a possibility of sending the American troops into Venezuela, according to AP. However, then-State Secretary Rex Tillerson , and former-National Security Adviser H.R. A month later, during a dinner with other Latin American leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting in NY, the reporting says that Trump - despite warnings not to do so - once more brought up the subject. Read More »