• Voters should apply early for absentee ballots
Voters should apply early for absentee ballots

About 768,895 of 10.2 million eligible voters cast ballots at advance polls between May 26 and June 1, Elections Ontario reports. Check your mail. If you are registered to vote, the Montgomery County Board of Elections is mailing you a personalized sample ballot, with all the information you will need to vote in the 2018 Gubernatorial Election, d...

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  • US Sending Aid for Guatemala Volcano Victims
US Sending Aid for Guatemala Volcano Victims

Her father Pedro Orizabal says he is saying goodbye to his daughter "with great pain". "May God bless all the family that is still standing". Sweeping dense currents of hot pumice, gas and other deadly volcanic matter, known as pyroclastic flows, rolled down Fuego's slopes, devastating the people and places in their paths.

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  • Volcano burn victims from Guatemala arrive in U.S. for treatment
Volcano burn victims from Guatemala arrive in U.S. for treatment

Opposition politicians in Guatemala are calling on Sergio Cabanas, the national coordinator for the Disaster Reduction agency, or Conred, to step down accusing him of failing to heed early warnings about a possible eruption at the Fuego volcano ahead of Sunday's disaster.

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  • Trump’s Hand Crushed By French President
Trump’s Hand Crushed By French President

The G7 summit of developed Western economies, namely the US, Germany, Japan, the UK, France, Italy and Canada wrapped up Saturday in the Quebec town of La Malbaie . After the summit in Quebec, Trump headed to Singapore, four hours earlier than originally planned, to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. And at the same time , the Unite...

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  • Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank during raid
Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank during raid

However a senior Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officer, who declined to be named, said that many of his soldiers reported that their bullets hit one person and then continued in flight and hit another. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assassinated the Palestinian, directly and repeatedly firing at him, in addition to attacking dozens of Palestinians.

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  • Germany's Merkel calls for European Union coordination at UN's top table
Germany's Merkel calls for European Union coordination at UN's top table

But there "must not be a compromise for the sake of a compromise", she told lawmakers, saying there was "no sense in papering over divisions". Merkel was asked by lawmakers from the nationalist Alternative for Germany, or AfD, and hard-left Left Party whether it wouldn't make sense to talk more with Russian Federation.

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  • Report on FBI's Clinton email probe coming next week
Report on FBI's Clinton email probe coming next week

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz told Congress on Thursday that he planned to release the report in one week, on June 14, then appear at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing about it the following Monday, June 18. Clinton supporters argue Comey's announcement sank her campaign. "Same thing here", Comey told ABC News chief anc...

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  • PM's statement prior to his departure to Qingdao in China
PM's statement prior to his departure to Qingdao in China

The security bloc will also likely mull over whether to allow Iran to ascend from its position as an SCO observer to become a full member state - a development it has sought since 2008 but has been unable to achieve while subject to United Nations sanctions.

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  • Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Her 92nd Birthday at Trooping the Colour Parade
Queen Elizabeth Celebrates Her 92nd Birthday at Trooping the Colour Parade

On Saturday, Meghan was pictured wearing a pale pink dress with matching hat, while Harry was in military uniform. As People reports , Duchess Meghan joined Harry, his brother William and wife Kate Middleton along with their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte (little Prince Louis stayed home), in addition to Prince Philip ...

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  • Spain to swear in new pro-EU government dominated by women
Spain to swear in new pro-EU government dominated by women

This is the first time Spain has had a woman-dominated cabinet since the 1970s, when the country returned to a democratic system. Carmen Calvo, an expert in constitutional law and former culture minister, will be Sanchez's deputy prime minister and also in charge of the resurrected Ministry of Equality .

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  • Taliban agree three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan
Taliban agree three-day Eid ceasefire in Afghanistan

The UN secretary-general's special representative for Afghanistan , Tadamichi Yamamoto, said he hoped the ceasefires would "serve as a stepping stone" towards peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. But Islamabad says its forces are closely monitoring and making sure any Afghan living on Pakistan soil as a refugee is not partici...

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  • Trump seizes upon Obama-era license aimed at helping Iran
Trump seizes upon Obama-era license aimed at helping Iran

Will Blumenthal correct the record, given this new information? "I think they did so because they were desperate to get a deal". Senate Republicans contend the Obama administration misled the American people because it had repeatedly promised Congress that Iran wouldn't gain access to America's financial system.

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  • Trump breaks with G-7 to urge Russian Federation return, jabs `Unfair Trade'
Trump breaks with G-7 to urge Russian Federation return, jabs `Unfair Trade'

Trump, speaking on the South Lawn before boarding the Marine One helicopter, said that while "I have been Russia's worst nightmare..." Professor Zhu Feng, director of Nanjing University's Institute of International Studies, also said the award was a clear signal to the USA that if it increased pressure on both countries, it would mean both ...

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  • Trump at G-7 summit: What you need to know
Trump at G-7 summit: What you need to know

Macron called on other G7 leaders not to water down a joint communique at the end of the summit, at the expense of shared values, simply in an effort to win Trump's signature, warning that a "G6 plus one" outcome was possible. "His preference now - and he asked me to convey this - is to actually negotiate with Mexico and Canada separately", Kud...

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  • Mile of new land created by lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano
Mile of new land created by lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano

David Ige signed a memo to free up $ 12 million in immediate disaster relief to pay for police, fire, public works and civil defense personnel. US Geological Survey officials say the flow was still very active and there is no way of knowing when the eruption will end or whether more lava-spewing vents could open.

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  • YouTube star stabbed to death inside Bronx apartment
YouTube star stabbed to death inside Bronx apartment

Police say he was stabbed multiple times in the back. Tyrone Fleming , who played Tye Banga on the YouTube series '848, ' was found dead after a vicious stabbing on June 6. Some of his cast members have shared Instagram posts to mourn the loss of their co-star and friend, including Antoine "Inch" Thomas, who writes the show and stars as Benny Br...

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  • Russia Probe: Paul Manafort Indicted on Obstruction Charges
Russia Probe: Paul Manafort Indicted on Obstruction Charges

Prosecutors said that while Manafort was on house arrest following a slew of charges filed against him in February, he got right to work breaking the law again. Manafort has pleaded not guilty in both his Washington and Virginia cases. Besides the president or his family, there is perhaps no bigger fish in the Russian Federation investigation tha...

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  • Tensions high as G7 Summit kicks off in Quebec
Tensions high as G7 Summit kicks off in Quebec

Those plans, as well as Trudeau's carefully crafted agenda - months in making -were thrown into disarray before Trump stepped off his plane in Bagotville, Que., making his debut on Canadian soil. "Getting ready to go to the G-7 in Canada to fight for our country on Trade (we have the worst trade deals ever made), then off to Singapore to meet wit...

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  • Trump puts pressure on United States allies as he heads to G7 Summit
Trump puts pressure on United States allies as he heads to G7 Summit

Trump and Trudeau have been at odds over the US president's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The six other countries of the G7 represent a larger market than the American market. "Because we want President Trump to be strong and successful in his negotiation with North Korea, we want the worldwide community to be credi...

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  • Doug Ford rides populist wave to majority win for Ontario Tories
Doug Ford rides populist wave to majority win for Ontario Tories

Cheers and whoops erupted at Ford campaign headquarters when a TV station declared the PCs the victor with a landslide majority at 9:15 p.m. and the crowd watched a variety of well-known Liberals, including former cabinet ministers Steve Del Duca and Charles Sousa, suffer upsets.

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