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Trump Distorts Democrats' Positions on North Korea and MS-13 Trump Distorts Democrats' Positions on North Korea and MS-13
- May 25, 2018

Trump indicated the summit could be salvaged after welcoming a conciliatory statement from North Korea saying it remained open to talks. "It looks like we are back to fire and fury as the modus operandi for the White House again after President Trump (threatened) a new 25 percent auto import tariff and cancelled the summit with North Korea", said Greg McKenna, chief market strategist at AxiTrader. (more...)
North Korea summit could still happen on 12 June North Korea summit could still happen on 12 June
- May 25, 2018

In Pyongyang, North Korean Vice Foreign Minister Kim Kye Gwan said North Korea's criticisms of certain USA officials had been a reaction to American rhetoric and that the current antagonism showed "the urgent necessity" for the summit. Still, the Trump administration tried to keep up a positive face, dismissing the shifts as an expected negotiating maneuver by Kim and stressing there had been no official notification from the North of any change to the meeting. (more...)
Ex-heavyweight champ Jack Johnson pardoned Ex-heavyweight champ Jack Johnson pardoned
- May 25, 2018

Years after Johnson's conviction, his case was held up as an example of the racism and injustice that still affected African-Americans. Johnson was convicted under the federal law that made it illegal to cross state lines with a woman "for the objective of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral goal". (more...)
USA Gymnastics provided false excuses for Nassar USA Gymnastics provided false excuses for Nassar
- May 25, 2018

Hundreds of women have accused the longtime USA Gymnastics team doctor of abusing them under the guise of medical treatment. In 2015, disgraced USA Gymnastics coach Larry Nassar was under investigation for sexual abuse. Pfohl said SafeSport was now receiving 20-30 complaints a week and needed additional staff to cope with the workload. A recent inundation of reports to the U.S. (more...)
Trump Says NFL Owners' Anthem Protest Ban Doesn't Do Enough Trump Says NFL Owners' Anthem Protest Ban Doesn't Do Enough
- May 25, 2018

In an interview with Fox and Friends on Thursday, Trump said the "NFL owners did the right thing". "You shouldn't be there". The NFL gave teams the option of developing their own workplace rules , which many players interpreted as a backhanded way of subjecting them to fines, suspensions or loss of jobs should they carry on with the protests. (more...)
Root has full confidence in Cook and Bess ahead of Lord's Test Root has full confidence in Cook and Bess ahead of Lord's Test
- May 24, 2018

Pakistan arrive with one Test match already under their belts, their topsy-turvy clash with new boys Ireland that nearly got away from them but did ultimately end in their success. "If these youngsters do well here and gain confidence then it will be good for their future and for the Pakistan team". Pakistan clash against England in a 2-Test series, after their win over Ireland last week. (more...)
Trump plans may impose new tariffs on imported vehicles Trump plans may impose new tariffs on imported vehicles
- May 24, 2018

The Washington Post also reported that a Section 232 investigation could be a ploy to pressure Mexico into accepting new rules on auto imports in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. A 1960s-era law allows the president to impose tariffs and other protectionist measures for industries deemed vital to national security. Daniel Ujczo, a trade lawyer with Dickinson Wright PLLC, said the tariff threat is likely meant to pressure Mexico into accepting US ... (more...)
Over 100 M&S stores to close Over 100 M&S stores to close
- May 23, 2018

Sacha Berendji, retail , operations and property director at Marks & Spencer said: "Closing stores isn't easy but it is vital for the future of M&S". Shares in M&S declined by as much as 3% on Tuesday following the announcement, making it the worst performing stock of the day on London's benchmark FTSE 100 index. (more...)
RBSE 12th Results 2018 Rajasthan Board announced on rajeduboard RBSE 12th Results 2018 Rajasthan Board announced on rajeduboard
- May 23, 2018

All you have to do is visit our website that is rajasthan12.jagranjosh.com and click on the RBSE 12th Result 2018 link. In the science stream, 229,351 students appeared in the exams and out of which 80.46% girls and 67.7% boys got the first division. (more...)
First Battlefield V Tease Hints at World War II Setting First Battlefield V Tease Hints at World War II Setting
- May 23, 2018

Watch the teaser video below. The teaser trailer also confirmed that Microsoft has the marketing rights for Battlefield V this year judging from the appearance of the Xbox logo at the end. At that point, we'd expect to know a definitive answer. Stay tuned to IGN for more info as it rolls in. Obviously, the shift to a World War II setting will change the weapons and vehicles available in-game, but as for "new modes" - well, that's anyone's guess. (more...)
Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Phillip Roth dies at 85 Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Phillip Roth dies at 85
- May 23, 2018

Roth never won the Nobel Prize , but was awarded almost every other accolade going - including the Pulitzer, National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Man Booker prize for worldwide achievement. "And there were mostly Jews". Several of his novels, including " Zuckerman Unbound ", " The Ghost Writer " and " The Anatomy Lesson ", feature Nathan Zuckerman, a character who came to be seen as Roth's fictional alter ego. (more...)
White House may address North Korea, latest on Russian Federation probe White House may address North Korea, latest on Russian Federation probe
- May 23, 2018

But Sanders insisted that Democrats were cut out because they had not requested the same materials that their Republican colleagues had. Sanders said Democrats weren't included in the meeting because they hadn't requested the records themselves, and suggested reporters ask them why they should be "randomly invited". (more...)
Facebook's Zuckerberg gets an earful from the European Union Facebook's Zuckerberg gets an earful from the European Union
- May 23, 2018

He used an initial 10-minute address to apologise. "I asked you six yes and no questions", said Green Party politician Philippe Lamberts. The founder of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg has been asked about the suicide of a Northern Ireland schoolboy when being questioned by MEPs. (more...)
Ryan Reynolds joins Michael Bay, Deadpool writers for action movie Six Underground Ryan Reynolds joins Michael Bay, Deadpool writers for action movie Six Underground
- May 23, 2018

In case you need a refresher, his hits include the " Bad Boys ", " Transformers ", and "Purge" series, " Armageddon ", the rebooted "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", and most recently, "A Quiet Place". There are deep cut references to comics and superhero movies that only hardcore fans will understand. The final result did still manage, and it's the closet fans will have to seeing Ryan Reynolds' Deadpool and Hugh Jackman's Wolverine share the screen together. (more...)
Manchester Bombing: Royals and community remember terror attack that killed 22 Manchester Bombing: Royals and community remember terror attack that killed 22
- May 23, 2018

Ariana Grande is remembering the victims of the Manchester bombing , one year after 22 people were killed when a bomb exploded after one of her concerts in the city. "Thank you for being so strong, I'm so proud of you", one more user said. "It was the single bravest thing I have ever seen in my life", he says, without understatement, as she drew in a long, deep breath and asked him, "What can I do to help?" Later Tuesday, more than 3,000 singers from local choirs will come together to ... (more...)
Kumaraswamy Meets With Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to Discusses Karnataka Government Formation Kumaraswamy Meets With Sonia, Rahul Gandhi to Discusses Karnataka Government Formation
- May 23, 2018

He has given permission to Venugopal to discuss all those matters and finalize everything. Party hopes to ensure that the Kumaraswamy government does not have the numbers in its first budget session; banks on differences between Congress, JD (S) leaders . (more...)
Students lay flowers at Santa Fe memorial as witnesses recall massacre Students lay flowers at Santa Fe memorial as witnesses recall massacre
- May 22, 2018

Here's what we know about those who died in the Texas attack. "Sabika's death and that of the other victims is heartbreaking and will be mourned deeply both here in the United States, and in Pakistan", Pompeo said in a statement. We want to hear from you. She suggested students could be required to wear clothes that would not easily hide guns. Earlier Sunday hundreds paid their respects a mosque for Pakistani exchange student Sabika Sheik. (more...)
Arsenal set to appoint Unai Emery as new boss after impressive interview Arsenal set to appoint Unai Emery as new boss after impressive interview
- May 22, 2018

However, Arsenal's chiefs felt that Arteta's lack of experience was a risk for the Emirates club and voted unanimously in favour of Emery on Monday . Why not be honest and say: "this is what we are going to go for now". Almeria, Valencia and Sevilla delivered improvement plus managed resources well. (more...)
Rouhani Minimizes Importance of US Sanctions on Iran Rouhani Minimizes Importance of US Sanctions on Iran
- May 22, 2018

It would not be an exaggeration to say that to meet United States demands, Iran would have to transform itself into another country altogether and acknowledge a secondary status in the Middle East hierarchy. "We will apply unprecedented financial pressure on the Iranian regime. But not its actions which jeopardize the world's citizens". The speech was a fresh example of the Trump administration's maximalist, with-us-or-against-us strategy that's also playing out over North Korea's nuclear ... (more...)
Kumaraswamy to be sworn in Wednesday, Rahul to attend Kumaraswamy to be sworn in Wednesday, Rahul to attend
- May 22, 2018

Karnataka's chief minister-designate H.D. Kumaraswamy of the JD (S), who came here Monday for consultations with top Congress leaders ahead of his swearing-in, promised a stable government in Karnataka and a "long-term relationship" with the Congress, as he invited Sonia and Rahul Gandhi to his oath-taking in Bengaluru on Wednesday. (more...)
Funerals begin for Texas high school shooting victims Funerals begin for Texas high school shooting victims
- May 22, 2018

He was listed on the Santa Fe Junior High sixth-grade honor roll in 2012. There's still no official word when students will return to school, but the district has canceled classes Monday and Tuesday. "He's running for re-election. and a lot of this is to gain votes", she said. "You are already dealing with the full effects of sin in our world", he said. (more...)
Japanese man attempting solo climb found dead on Everest Japanese man attempting solo climb found dead on Everest
- May 22, 2018

Kuriki, 35, died in the morning near Camp II of the mountain located at an altitude of 6,400 meters, Gyanendra Shrestha, a tourism ministry official, said from the mountain's Base Camp. "Now, I feel the pain and difficulty in this Mountain and I'm up and up". With AP Photos.Two foreign climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest have died on the world's highest peak. (more...)
What We Know About The Alleged Texas High School Shooter What We Know About The Alleged Texas High School Shooter
- May 21, 2018

The majority of the victims are students. They went back into their classroom and told others to help barricade the door. The wounded included a school police officer who was the first to confront the suspect and got shot in the arm. A motive wasn't immediately clear, but Gov. Greg Abbott said Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, wrote about planning the attack in journals on his computer and in his cellphone that police obtained. (more...)
China proposes buying $200 billion of American goods, US officials say China proposes buying $200 billion of American goods, US officials say
- May 18, 2018

The announcement comes as senior Chinese and U.S. officials are meeting in Washington for a second round of trade talks aimed at averting a trade war between the world's two biggest economies. On Friday, the Commerce Department said it would halt the probe and reimburse the deposits. Chinese buyers have slowed soybean purchases in recent weeks. (more...)
Top Florida baby names for 2017 announced Top Florida baby names for 2017 announced
- May 18, 2018

Parents supply their baby's name to the agency upon applying for the child's social security card. Liam and Emma were also the top baby names in the entire country for 2017. 11) and Mason (now No. 14). The agency began compiling the baby name list in 1997, with names dating back to 1880. Liam and Olivia were the most popular names for newborns previous year in NY state, the Social Security Administration said Thursday. (more...)
Meghan Markle's father rejected surgery in Mexican hospital: Health Ministry Meghan Markle's father rejected surgery in Mexican hospital: Health Ministry
- May 18, 2018

However, because of his decision to not to attend the wedding, he will not be able to meet his son-in-law before he married his daughter. The confirmation comes in the wake of reports that police have no record of a crash, which Samantha hit out at by insisting: "It was no collusion". (more...)
Anger over Government move to end planning permission for fracking Anger over Government move to end planning permission for fracking
- May 18, 2018

However, it is impossible to know exactly how much shale gas might be underground - and, more importantly, how much can be extracted - until fracking has started in earnest. "The government's announcement today that they will review the planning processes regarding shale is a step in the right direction and there is much more that needs to be done". (more...)
Engler responds to MSU settling Nassar survivor lawsuits in letter to community Engler responds to MSU settling Nassar survivor lawsuits in letter to community
- May 18, 2018

The school settled for $500 million with the Nassar survivors in May. MSU will set aside an additional US$75 million in a trust fund for any victims who come forward in the future. Nassar, 54, will be locked up for the rest of his life under three decades-long sentences for molesting athletes with his hands and possessing child pornography. (more...)
Judge rules in favor of Redstone family Judge rules in favor of Redstone family
- May 18, 2018

National Amusements, meanwhile, dismissed the move as "pure pretext", saying that it had the authority to shoot the dividend down. "By any reckoning, the dividend proposal is an extraordinary measure, presumably reflective of the depth of concern the independent members of the special committee have about Ms. (more...)
Tillerson Tells Graduates of 'Crisis in Ethnics and Integrity' in US Diplomacy Tillerson Tells Graduates of 'Crisis in Ethnics and Integrity' in US Diplomacy
- May 18, 2018

On free trade, which Trump has questioned, Tillerson noted that much of the developed world saw it as a net positive. The former ExxonMobil chief executive, who did not know Trump before interviewing for the job, was overruled by the president on several major policy issues, including the US withdrawal from the Paris climate accord and the intent, clear long before Tillerson was sacked, to leave the Iran nuclear deal. (more...)

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