Theresa May 'taking nothing for granted' despite local elections triumph

But she said local election voting should not be seen as a prediction of what will happen on 8 June. Theresa May has sought to play down talk of a landslide general election victory after the Conservatives made major gains at local elections, ... More..

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Syria accuses Israel of strike near Damascus airport

The incident came after Syria accused Israel of striking a military installation near the airport, setting off a series of pre-dawn explosions. Russia, whose forces are helping President Bashar al-Assad fig...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Senators to hear from Comey amid FBI's Russian Federation investigation

Comey made remarks when testifying before the USA bipartisan Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the probes into both Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server and the accused Russian meddling in the pr...More..

Government 'needs a good shutdown,' frustrated Trump tweets
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Government 'needs a good shutdown,' frustrated Trump tweets

The American Medical Association has said the Republican safeguards for patients with pre-existing conditions "may be illusory". She said Republicans were pushing through a bill without a revised estimate fro...More..

Islamic State mounts fierce resistance on new Mosul front
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Islamic State mounts fierce resistance on new Mosul front

Trump reaffirmed this position in a March meeting with Abadi telling him "certainly, we shouldn't have left". A similar hedge about "combat" roles could be used to keep a large US force in the country, and ...More..

IRAN: Miners attack president Rouhani at disaster site
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

IRAN: Miners attack president Rouhani at disaster site

At least 25 people were hospitalised after inhaling the gas during rescue efforts after the blast. A coal mine explosion that struck northern Iran killed at least 35 people, semi-official news agencies repor...More..

Iran TV censors Rouhani documentary ahead of elections
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Iran TV censors Rouhani documentary ahead of elections

There was little hope of finding any survivors at a mine in northern Iran where 21 miners died trying to rescue their trapped workmates, a rescue official said Thursday. An explosion of methane gas collapsed ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Koreans want new leader to create jobs minus corruption

Seoul had ordered it closed after Pyongyang defied worldwide warnings and tested a long-range rocket. "We are more hopeful than ever", Yoo says. South Koreans also want someone who can guide their countr...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Former Top Justice Dept Official Sally Yates To Testify On Flynn, Russia

Members of the Trump transition team told Flynn that Kislyak's communications were likely being monitored by US intelligence agencies, according to the Washington Post . The profiles include US intelligence as...More..

Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader

In February, the group chose Yahya Sanwar, one of Hamas' most extreme and violent leaders, to replace him. Meshal now lives in Doha, the capital of Qatar. In 2014 Haniya escaped an assassination attempt during ...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Central Intelligence Agency plots to kill Kim Jong-un, North Korea claims

North Korea state media also reported that on Friday, Kim Jong-Un visited Jangjae and Mu islands, two islets controlled by North Korea, where he reportedly "acquainted and examined the plan for fire strike of...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

U.N. condemns 'callous' attack on base in South Sudan

The head of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in southern Sudan, David Shearer , has strongly condemned an attack on its base in the country where civil war has broken out.Shearar said Friday the attac...More..

Top ISIS Commander in Afghanistan Was Killed in Raid Where Rangers Died
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Top ISIS Commander in Afghanistan Was Killed in Raid Where Rangers Died

US Forces in Afghanistan also confirmed the death of the terrorist leader, adding that Hasib was killed in a combined Afghan and US raid on April 27. Abdul Hasib is believed to have ordered a series of high p...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Israel says Palestinian hunger strike leader ate in secret

For the 21 day in a row, about 1800 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are continuing the "Battle of Freedom and Dignity" hunger strike amid strict repressive measures by the Israeli authorities to break th...More..

by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Jared Kushner's sister woos China's 'golden visa' investors

In exchange, investors could receive a visa, known as the EB-5 immigration investor visa program, which gives foreign investors the opportunity to invest in projects in the US that create jobs. Its promotional ...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Trump to visit Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia

Trump's first foreign trip is coming later in his presidency than any president since Lyndon B. Johnson, who waited over 10 months after President John F. During the 2016 presidential campaign, Francis was cr...More..

Give our citizens their rights or no trade talks — European Union tells May
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Give our citizens their rights or no trade talks — European Union tells May

Speaking after the summit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker again stressed that separation talks could not run in parallel with talks on a future trade deal with the United Kingdom, backing the...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Trump Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

Some Jewish groups opposed the president's appearance at the Holocaust Memorial Museum's event. The Jewish advocacy organization has recorded an 86 percent spike in attacks on Jews and Jewish institutions so fa...More..

Modi alone can pull Kashmir out of quagmire: Mehbooba Mufti
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Modi alone can pull Kashmir out of quagmire: Mehbooba Mufti

After the meeting, she told reporters that it was important to resume the dialogue process initiated by former Prime Minister Vajpayee. However, the central government has made it clear that there won't be any ...More..

Leicester revival continues with 3-0 win over Watford
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Leicester revival continues with 3-0 win over Watford

With Shakespeare's job still not guaranteed at the King Power stadium for next year, the former No 2 to Nigel Pearson and Claudio Ranieri can certainly look to the summer with considerably more confidence a...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Safe zones plan backed by Russia goes into effect

Syrian girls walk past destroyed buildings in the rebel-held town of Douma, on the eastern outskirts of Damascus on May 6, 2017. The accord on four zones was reached at Thursday's talks in Kazakhstan between ...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

France Rushes to Limit Impact of Macron Hack

While opinion polls credit Macron with a 24-point lead, investors are following the campaign closely since a Le Pen upset could reverse 60 years of European integration. His campaign released the statement ab...More..

'Veep' stars respond to Australian injured while laughing
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

'Veep' stars respond to Australian injured while laughing

He said he ran from his living room and "somehow hit the edge of my kitchen island", knocking himself out. I was knocked out for a second or so and there was blood everywhere. The Emmy-winning show's star, Juli...More..

Court orders Zuma to provide reasons for sacking ex-finance ministers
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Court orders Zuma to provide reasons for sacking ex-finance ministers

They were accompanied by the chief whips of both parties, Jackson Mthembu and John Steenhuisen, and DA deputy chief whip Mike Waters. The caucus had two long-standing vacancies before that. "The president is ...More..

Komodo dragon bites Singaporean tourist in Indonesia
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Komodo dragon bites Singaporean tourist in Indonesia

Sudiyono, the head of the nearby Komodo National Park, said the attack was the first time a human has been bitten by a Komodo in five years. Komodo dragons are the largest living species of dragon and are fou...More..

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Stake Held by Brookfield Asset Management Inc
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Stake Held by Brookfield Asset Management Inc

On 05/04/2017 close, Match Group, Inc. Coca-Cola European Partners Plc (CCE) have shown a high EPS growth of -9.00% in the last 5 years and has earnings decline of -34.70% yoy. Shareholders of record on Monda...More..

Relative calm in Syrian safe zones
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Relative calm in Syrian safe zones

A war monitoring group said there were no initial reports of casualties. The United States however was extremely cautious, casting doubt over Iran's role even as it expressed hope that the deal could help...More..

Facebook, Twitter, Google sued over San Bernardino attack
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Facebook, Twitter, Google sued over San Bernardino attack

Similar lawsuits against social-networking companies have been dismissed by US courts because of a law which immunizes online providers from liability over user postings. filed by the same law firm in cases i...More..

Ahead of cabinet rejig, 7 Odisha ministers resign
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Ahead of cabinet rejig, 7 Odisha ministers resign

Paving way for Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to reshuffle his cabinet, nine Odisha government ministers, along with the speaker Niranjan Pujari, on Saturday tendered their resignation from their respective post...More..

Nuclear capable Agni-II missile test-fired off Odisha coast
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Nuclear capable Agni-II missile test-fired off Odisha coast

The test, however, is believed to have failed to meet the desired parameters. Logistic support for it was provided by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), reports said. It is a two stage ...More..

French presidential race enters final week with May Day rallies
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

French presidential race enters final week with May Day rallies

In total, six riot police officers were injured, the Guardian noted, one with third-degree burns to his hand and face. Macron warned that without reform, the EU could continue to dissatisfy French voters wh...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Police injured in clashes with Paris May Day protesters

She told people, at what is thought to have been her final major rally of the election: Mr. Macron, I am telling you, is the outgoing candidate. Polls consider the centrist candidate the front-runner but the ...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Australian health care system better than US

The battle was a turning point in the war and led to an alliance between the US and Australia. Mr. Trump's remarks come after the House on Thursday afternoon passed a bill repealing and replacing large chunks...More..

LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

In "Official Negligence: How Rodney King and the Riots Changed Los Angeles and the LAPD", author Lou Cannon sheds light on the circumstances leading up to the riots, the video impact, the serious physical imp...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Pope Francis to meet with US President Donald Trump

It is also politically risky and potentially distressing. Trump's first foreign trip is coming later in his presidency than any president since Lyndon B. But that, in fact, is the case. "This historic sum...More..

The Man From Ferguson's Most Iconic Protest Photo Has Died
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

The Man From Ferguson's Most Iconic Protest Photo Has Died

So far police have spoken to the only people who was with Edward Jr. when he allegedly took his own life, two women who happened to be in the auto with him. "I didn't throw a burning can back at police", Crawfo...More..

Four Maoists, part of Sukma attack, arrested; 11 'suspects' interrogated
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Four Maoists, part of Sukma attack, arrested; 11 'suspects' interrogated

However, they have not been detained. Earlier in the day, a CRPF jawan and two Maharashtra Police personnel were injured in an exchange of fire with the Naxals, the officer said. On Thursday, a joint team of CR...More..

Trump limits IRS action over church political activity
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Trump limits IRS action over church political activity

President Donald Trump, surrounded by faith leaders, signed an executive order aimed at religious freedom Thursday morning. For the second time in his short presidency, Donald Trump signed an executive...More..

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman will be tried in US in April 2018
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman will be tried in US in April 2018

Coronel, dressed in white, was present Friday in the front row of the courtroom, and Guzman, wearing a blue prison smock, looked in her direction repeatedly during the hearing. Standing beside Rosa Isela Guzman...More..

Iowa Gov. Branstad signs abortion, voter ID bills into law
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Iowa Gov. Branstad signs abortion, voter ID bills into law

According to the petition, the new law is one of the strictest requirements in the nation on women seeking an abortion. Planned Parenthood notes the court's action Friday allowed 44 women with scheduled abort...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Budget not a down-payment on new border wall

House Republicans will vote on a bill to repeal major portions of Democratic President Barack Obama's health care law. Republicans were nearly split in half on the vote, as just 132 GOP lawmakers voted for it...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

South Dakota US senators praise Perdue as ag secretary

Several others were also notified that they would be dropped by May 1, but were able to continue their contracts for various reasons. "We look forward to working with Governor Perdue and the new administration ...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day

Some New Jersey residents say they are not impressed with the president so far. Seventeen percent said they're subjected to lies "constantly", while 46 percent said they believe the White House fibs on an occas...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Lindberg scores twice as Rangers rout Senators

So let's mostly dispense with a game recap and just show a pair of highlights , two truly handsome assists not done justice by the box score. Everyone expected Ottawa to win this one, because blowing a 2-0 l...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Conservatives record early gains in UK local elections

However Welsh election expert Professor Roger Scully said so far there had been a "much smaller" swing from Labour to Conservative in Wales than in England. The early results, which started trickling out from...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Cross-border Afghan shelling in Chaman, one martyred, 18 injured

He added that Pakistani troops returned fire and closed the busy Chaman border crossing with Afghanistan. A spokesman for the police chief in Afghanistan's Kandahar Province blamed Pakistan for initiating the...More..

Early voting begins in S. Korean presidential election
by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Early voting begins in S. Korean presidential election

Liberals criticised Park for not seeking parliamentary approval. The Thaad deployment has become a major topic of discussion in South Korea's ongoing presidential race. China, South Korea's largest trading pa...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

France's Macron lodges legal complaint over offshore account allegations

The Democrat said he made the unusual move because of the critical nature of the election "to the entire world". The aide said Obama decided it was important to weigh in because of the impact that France's el...More..

by | Friday, May 05, 2017

Texas Police Fire Officer Who Shot 15-Year-Old Jordan Edwards

Speaking at a press conference late Tuesday following an internal investigation , Balch Springs Police Chief Johnathan Haber confirmed that Roy Oliver's employment had been terminated following the shooti...More..

China is making its own Wikipedia written by 20000 carefully-selected scholars
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

China is making its own Wikipedia written by 20000 carefully-selected scholars

The Chinese government is recruiting 20,000 people to create an online encyclopaedia that will be the country's own, China-centric version of Wikipedia, or as one official put it, like "a Great Wall of culture...More..