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Deadliest day in years ahead of US Jerusalem embassy opening Deadliest day in years ahead of US Jerusalem embassy opening
- May 15, 2018

Despite the protest and violence, the ceremony still went on, as President Donald Trump , in a video address told the ceremony that the United States remained committed to reaching a lasting Middle East peace though the move of its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has provoked outrage. (more...)
Trump blasts White House leakers as 'traitors'
- May 15, 2018

There's rarely a peaceful conclusion so you might as well shoot first". Sen. John ThuneJohn Randolph ThuneDems increasingly see "electoral dynamite" in net neutrality fight Good economic vibes fail to make GOP tax law popular Senate GOP relieved after primary wins MORE (S.D.), the Senate's No. (more...)
First Lady Melania Trump Hospitalized After Treatment For Kidney Condition First Lady Melania Trump Hospitalized After Treatment For Kidney Condition
- May 15, 2018

She is the first USA first lady to undergo such a serious medical procedure while in the White House since Nancy Reagan had a mastectomy in October 1987. "She is in good spirits", the president also said, adding "Thank you to all of the well-wishers!" President Trump was expected to visit her at the hospital , which is located in Bethesda, Maryland, a Washington suburb, a White House official said. (more...)
USA diplomat, who allegedly killed youth, flown away from Pakistan USA diplomat, who allegedly killed youth, flown away from Pakistan
- May 15, 2018

They also said the Pakistani authorities had requested the United States to revoke Col Hall's diplomatic immunity so he can be tried in Pakistan without any success. The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on May 11, on a petition filed by the deceased's father, had ruled that the U.S. diplomat does not have absolute immunity in the country. (more...)
Mahira Khan spells grace, elegance at Cannes Mahira Khan spells grace, elegance at Cannes
- May 15, 2018

And Mahira is leaving no stone unturned to make sure that she gets all the right attention . Roping in a chic quotient, this time as the newest face of the cosmetic giant, L'Oreal for Pakistan, Mahira Khan pulled off three stunning style plays with that signature élan. (more...)
United States hopes North Korea will become close partner, Pompeo says United States hopes North Korea will become close partner, Pompeo says
- May 15, 2018

President Trump tweeted Thursday that his "highly anticipated" meeting with Kim will take place in Singapore on June 12. Mr Pompeo said he had made the offer during his visit to Pyongyang earlier this week , telling journalists that the initial talks with Mr Kim on Wednesday were "warm", "constructive", and "good". (more...)
Double Amputee Summits Everest Double Amputee Summits Everest
- May 15, 2018

Most Everest hopefuls are escorted by a Nepali guide, meaning about 700 climbers will tread the same path to the top of the 8,850-metre (29,035-foot) peak in the coming weeks. But, Xia received permission in March this year when the government overturned the decision by calling it "discriminatory" toward people with disabilities. (more...)
NY nanny sentenced to life in prison for killing two children NY nanny sentenced to life in prison for killing two children
- May 15, 2018

Yoselyn Ortega (YOH'-sih-lihn ohr-TAY'-guh) is to be sentenced Monday following her conviction of homicide final month within the 2012 deaths of Lucia and Leo Krim. At the time of the deaths, she was living in Manhattan with her son, her sister and her niece, police said. Ortega cut them both across the throat leaving the children no chance for survival. (more...)
Actor John Dumelo To Marry This Weekend Actor John Dumelo To Marry This Weekend
- May 15, 2018

The movie star and his sweetheart Mawunya's had their traditional wedding in Ghana today. Unbelieveably true oo! lovely woman too. She claims she finds it disrespectful that KOD is suggesting that women who are all over the place are not marriage material and do not attract men to settle with them. (more...)
Shashi Tharoor says chargesheet filed in Sunanda Pushkar death case 'preposterous' Shashi Tharoor says chargesheet filed in Sunanda Pushkar death case 'preposterous'
- May 15, 2018

Watch this space for more updates. Pushkar's death was initially declared a suicide, although Delhi police later said in 2015 that she had been murdered with poison , without publicly identifying a suspect. The charge-sheet has been filed under the Section 306 (aiding and abetting the suicide) and Section 498A (harassment in marital life). Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala today held a press conference and said that Tharoor was "hounded and maligned". (more...)
Modi, Putin to hold informal summit in Russian Federation Modi, Putin to hold informal summit in Russian Federation
- May 15, 2018

During an informal summit in Sochi between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Putin is in keeping with the tradition of regular consultations between India and Russian Federation at the highest levels. During that meeting PM Modi praised Putin. A statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs said that the visit is taking place at the invitation of President Putin. (more...)
Gunman Attempting To Rob Families Outside School Is Shot By Waiting Mum Gunman Attempting To Rob Families Outside School Is Shot By Waiting Mum
- May 15, 2018

Nearly immediately, 42-year-old Katia da Silva Sastre pulled out her weapon from her handbag and fired three rounds into his chest and leg. Moreira's first bullet did not hit any victims and his gun locked during the second. "I went earlier to the 4th BAEP in the east of Sao Paulo to honor a very special mother: Corporal Katia Sastre". She pulled her service weapon out of her handbag as Elivelton Neves Moreira approached his targets and fired three shots into his stomach before kicking his ... (more...)
Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does, minister tells CNN Saudis will seek nuclear weapon if Iran does, minister tells CNN
- May 14, 2018

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to quit a multinational nuclear deal would not affect Tehran's oil exports. "U.S. shale producers turn the taps back on the longer prices remain above break-even", said Kerry Craig, global market strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management. (more...)
Defy Donald Trump and keep trading with Iran, France says Defy Donald Trump and keep trading with Iran, France says
- May 14, 2018

Trump's comments suggest that Iran is cheating on the deal. By re-imposing sanctions, America and our allies will regain the leverage needed to push Iran to make the choice it needs to make - relinquish its military nuclear capabilities, end its effort to export its revolutionary ideals through terrorism and support for proxy wars, and allow the people of Iran to live free from the yolk of this regime's violent ideological repression. (more...)
Killed By Israel In Gaza Protests Over Jerusalem Embassy Opening Killed By Israel In Gaza Protests Over Jerusalem Embassy Opening
- May 14, 2018

Jared Kushner told the crowd at the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem Monday that he was optimistic about the prospects for peace in the area, even as reports emerged that Israeli soldiers killed over 41 Palestinians at the Gaza border who were protesting the very event at which he was speaking. (more...)
Two Britons captured in DRC released: British official Two Britons captured in DRC released: British official
- May 14, 2018

Soldiers and park rangers are taking part in an operation to find two United Kingdom tourists kidnapped in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Major Guillaume Kaiko Ndjike, the Congolese army's spokesman in North Kivu, said: "With Virunga National Park being within our zone of action, we have joined the park rangers for search operations for the people taken hostages". (more...)
Oil Prices Respond to Trump's Move on Iran With Surge
- May 14, 2018

That reflects the strong USA oil production capability, thanks to advances in fracking, as well as the expected gradual reimposition of sanctions. But regulatory uncertainty could cause some importers of Iranian oil to cut shipments immediately, particularly allies such as Japan and South Korea, said Paul Sheldon, chief geopolitical adviser at S&P Global Platts Analytics, an energy research firm. (more...)
Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Tops Billboard 100 Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Tops Billboard 100
- May 14, 2018

His recently released " This Is America " has officially topped the USA song charts, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 . The song will finally replace Drake as the top artist on the chart, who possessed the last two number one songs in " God's Plan " and "Nice For What". (more...)
US Embassy In Jerusalem Opens As Violence Spikes On Border US Embassy In Jerusalem Opens As Violence Spikes On Border
- May 14, 2018

Gaza's health ministry said 52 Palestinians were shot and killed by the Israeli army - including a 14-year-old, leading the Palestinian government to accuse Israel of committing a " terrible massacre " in Gaza. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu echoed Trump's sentiments at the opening ceremony: "This is a great day". Israeli Prime Minister concluded his speech by calling Jerusalem the "eternal, undivided capital of Israel". (more...)
Family of 5 bomb Indonesia police Hqs — Surabaya attacks Family of 5 bomb Indonesia police Hqs — Surabaya attacks
- May 14, 2018

At least ten people were killed and dozens injured. But the fact that children were involved in Sunday's attacks in Surabaya shocked and angered the country. " Two people were riding (on the motorcycle) and a woman was sitting at the back . We must tighten security", he said. At Santa Maria, a Catholic church, shattered glass and chunks of concrete littered the entrance, which was sealed off by armed police. (more...)
Early voting underway for Texas' primary runoff races Early voting underway for Texas' primary runoff races
- May 14, 2018

Vote-by-mail voters account for almost 65 percent of the county's 597,227 voters. Vote-by-mail ballots were mailed beginning May 7, 2018 . Only one race will appear on the ballot in each party's election. Election season is back in the Borderland! Early voting began Monday, May 7, 2018 and continues through 8:00 pm on Election Day, June 5, 2018. Seven additional Regional Early Voting locations will be available around the county from May 29th through June 2nd. (more...)
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reveals details on maternity leave handover New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reveals details on maternity leave handover
- May 14, 2018

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a list of expectations Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters must fulfil when he steps in as Acting Prime Minister. Peters will remain in his offices on the Beehive's seventh floor rather than moving to Ardern's office on the Ninth Floor. Peters reacted irritably to a question from journalists about whether he might "misbehave", seeking time at the end of the press conference to return to the subject. (more...)
Green Beret Films Himself Being 'Waterboarded' With A Garden Hose Green Beret Films Himself Being 'Waterboarded' With A Garden Hose
- May 14, 2018

It's a Nazis/Commie torture. Kennedy posted the video of others "waterboarding" him to support Trump CIA pick Gina Haspel , who was chosen to lead the agency after nominating former Director Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoPompeo dodges on North Korean regime change question Pompeo: US tried, failed to achieve side deal with European allies Trump administration braces for big week ahead in foreign policy MORE to be the new secretary of State. (more...)
Iranian forces in Syria shell Israeli army bases on Golan Iranian forces in Syria shell Israeli army bases on Golan
- May 14, 2018

The Israeli military said Thursday it hit almost all of Iran's military installations in Syria in response to the overnight Iranian rocket barrage that targeted Israeli front-line military positions in the Golan Heights, a strategic plateau that Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war. (more...)
Holy Lambo! Pope Francis' epic Huracan sells for R10-million Holy Lambo! Pope Francis' epic Huracan sells for R10-million
- May 14, 2018

Pope Francis received his very own Lamborghini Huracan a year ago as a gift. The white supercar features yellow striping meant to evoke the Vatican City flag and is powered by a 573 hp V10. The remaining 10 percent will go towards the Pope John XXIII Community, an organization dedicated to helping female victims of sex trafficking. The proceedings will also to two Italian associations that carry out activities mainly in Africa. (more...)
Iranian forces fire on Israeli positions in Golan Iranian forces fire on Israeli positions in Golan
- May 14, 2018

Iran has for years repeatedly called for the destruction of Israel. "I think that matters were presented in a direct and forthright manner, and this is important". Russian Federation has also sent forces to Syria to back Assad. Israel "views this Iranian attack very severely", Conricus told reporters. Israel has warned it will not tolerate its archenemy Iran establishing a military presence on its doorstep. (more...)
Israeli Singer Barzilai Wins Eurovision Israeli Singer Barzilai Wins Eurovision
- May 14, 2018

During the performance by the United Kingdom entrant SuRie on Saturday night, a man dashed on stage and shouted "Nazis of the United Kingdom media we demand freedom". But there is more to the competition than music with political and cultural statements. Netta's physical appearance has upended traditional notions of what it takes to be a female pop star, and she has become a model for plus-size women. (more...)
Arun Jaitley undergoes successful renal surgery Arun Jaitley undergoes successful renal surgery
- May 14, 2018

The charge has now been given to Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, who was earlier given the MoS (Minister of State) independent charge of the Ministry of Sports. Minister of state for drinking water and sanitation for SS Ahluwalia and has been moved to the electronics and information technology ministry at the same rank. (more...)
Trump Drug Pricing Plan Outlines Rule Changes Pharma Can Live With Trump Drug Pricing Plan Outlines Rule Changes Pharma Can Live With
- May 14, 2018

Instead, a main initiative unveiled by Trump on May 11 was proposed to compel other industrial nations to pay more for innovative medicines, particularly Canada, Japan, and some European countries. The FDA approved more than 1,000 generic drug applications in 2017, which was a record number, according to the agency's administrator, Scott Gottlieb . (more...)
Missing toddler found naked and alone in OR woods Missing toddler found naked and alone in OR woods
- May 14, 2018

After waiting for her return, Blouin eventually took Bradley to look for the boy's mother. DSCO said that's when they deployed numerous resources in a "race against time" to find Bradley. According to the Deschutes County Sheriff's Office in OR, at about 6:17am, May 10, deputies were called to a forested area near China Hat Road on the report of a missing child. (more...)

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