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Thursday, 27 June 2019 01:19 WIB

Former Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to provide open testimony before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee next month. The chairmen of the two panels, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Adam Schiff, announced in a letter late Tuesday that Mueller would appear July 17, and that they and all Americans looked forward to hearing from him. Mueller led a nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and allegations that President Donald Trump obstructed justice by trying to shut down the probe. He issued a report, a...

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US Convenes Economic Peace Conference in Bahrain
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 17:37 WIB | Global

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Tuesday an economic plan to promote prosperity for the Palestinians must be approved by them as a necessary precondition for peace. Speaking at Tuesday's opening of an economic workshop in Bahrain to jumpstart the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, Kushner also said Palestinians cannot achieve prosperity without a fair political solution. "Agreeing on an economic pathway forward is a necessary precondition to resolving the previously unsolvable political issues," Kushner said. "To be clear, economic growth and prosperity for the...

Stephanie Grisham Named New White House Press Secretary
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 13:05 WIB | Global

Stephanie Grisham, the chief spokeswomen for U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, has been named the new White House Press Secretary. The first lady made the announcement on Twitter, saying she can think of no better person to serve the administration & our country. President Donald Trump announced earlier this month that long time Press Secretary Sarah Sanders was planning to step down. œOur wonderful Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be leaving the White House at the end of the month and going home to the Great State of Arkansas," Trump said on his personal Twitter account. "She is a very...

In Taiwan, Airline Employees Go on Strike for Second Time this Year
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 19:15 WIB | Global

Taiwans second airline employee strike this year to date has impacted more than 25,000 passengers just before a peak travel season, showing the powers of labor unions that are uncommon elsewhere in Asia and even among other Taiwanese professions. An Eva Airways strike that entered its fifth day Monday had spiked about 60% of scheduled flights hit about 25,300 travelers, many of whom were bumped to other airlines. About 2,000 people, two-thirds of all flight attendants, walked away from their posts as many Taiwanese were planning summer holidays. In February, about 600 of the 900...

France 40C heatwave could break June records
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 11:23 WIB | Global

Temperatures were expected to reach 35 degrees or more on Monday, and climb even further until the peak on Thursday and Friday. The north of the country “ including Paris - will be worst affected. Temporary fountains have been put in place and public pools will stay open later as part of an extreme heat plan. Water will also be distributed and a care plan will be put in effect for vulnerable people including the elderly, as high humidity will make 40C feel like 47C in the capital. France, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium could all see national records for June broken in the coming days...

Senior Facebook Executive Says it Would Favor Regulation
Monday, 24 June 2019 23:36 WIB | Global

A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet. Nick Clegg, the former leader of the U.K. Liberal Democrat party who now heads global affairs for Facebook, says it is not "for private companies'" to decide how to balance free speech versus public harm. Clegg told the BBC on Monday that companies like Facebook are not "shunning" government intervention but advocating a "sensible way" forward in addressing issues such as cyberbullying or fake news.  Lawmakers have been pushing tech companies to take...

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