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Netanyahu Says Israel 'Would Love to Have' Trump Attend Jerusalem Embassy Opening Netanyahu Says Israel 'Would Love to Have' Trump Attend Jerusalem Embassy Opening
- May 04, 2018

It said Abbas thanked Abe for his country's support for the Palestinian people and told him Palestinians remained "ready to cooperate for the success of any global effort to find a political process", provided it was based on worldwide law and the creation of a Palestinian state. (more...)
116 killed as storms batter India 116 killed as storms batter India
- May 04, 2018

The India Meteorological Department said there would be more storms over a wider area up to tomorrow. An official at the disaster control room in the state capital Lucknow told reporters at least 73 deaths were reported from Uttar Pradesh , 43 of them in Agra district. (more...)
UK PM May Replaces Minister As Immigration Scandal Widens UK PM May Replaces Minister As Immigration Scandal Widens
- May 04, 2018

The appointment of Sajid Javid as home secretary has triggered a flood of speculation about how the former housing secretary will fare in what is arguably the most hard job in Theresa May's government . It is one of the four great offices of state in British politics along with prime minister, foreign secretary and finance minister, and also one of the toughest. (more...)
Trump aides fuel speculation over U.S. captives in North Korea Trump aides fuel speculation over U.S. captives in North Korea
- May 04, 2018

The U.S. government is looking into reports that the Americans had recently been relocated from a labor camp to a hotel near Pyongyang, a U.S. official said on Wednesday. Wang is also likely to discuss President Xi Jinping's visit to Pyongyang, after Xi accepted Kim's invitation last month to reciprocate his trip to Beijing . (more...)
HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar in Gainsborough for May bank holiday HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar in Gainsborough for May bank holiday
- May 04, 2018

The weather is set to be warmer over the bank holiday weekend. Thankfully, these dour conditions are expected to clear through the late afternoon and evening. Monday will also be mainly dry with sunny spells. Highest temperatures of 14 to 19 or 20 degrees with mostly light southwest breezes. Lowest temperatures will range from eight to 10 degrees. (more...)
USA envoy cites importance of naval ship visits in SEA USA envoy cites importance of naval ship visits in SEA
- May 04, 2018

A United States official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said U.S. intelligence had seen some signs that China had moved some weapons systems to the Spratly Islands in the past month or so, but offered no details. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim on Thursday emphasized the importance of American ship visitations in the Southeast Asian (SEA) region, following concerns about continuous militarization in the South China Sea (West Philippine Sea). (more...)
Hospital treating 7 people injured in explosion Hospital treating 7 people injured in explosion
- May 03, 2018

A CT hospital says it's treating seven people who were injured when a barn exploded behind a house where police were negotiating with a man who had taken his wife hostage. Residents in the neighborhood said they heard the explosion and felt their homes shake. However, the suspect is still believed to be inside the house, local WFSB TV said. (more...)
New Trump Lawyer Emmet Flood Is Known for Tough Approach New Trump Lawyer Emmet Flood Is Known for Tough Approach
- May 03, 2018

After saying he'd love to sit down with Mueller, he now seems to be backing away. It has also represented senior White House officials, including presidents. "The President wants to get this behind him, so he can keep the country safe", Cobb said referring to the investigation. It was unclear what Trump meant by "get involved". (more...)
Brexit war cabinet mired in trenches over customs plan Brexit war cabinet mired in trenches over customs plan
- May 03, 2018

The debate over a future customs relationship with the bloc will be "a vital part of any future trade deal, as the United Kingdom exports 50% of its goods to the EU", says the BBC's Kamal Ahmed. Former Brexit minister David Jones told BBC's Newsnight: "Certainly there would be a lot of very disappointed Brexiteers if we were to end up in a customs partnership". (more...)
Britain, France and Germany support Iran nuclear deal Britain, France and Germany support Iran nuclear deal
- May 03, 2018

To begin with, it remains to be seen whether Macron indeed has the global heft to convince the Iranian regime to pander towards Trump's inconsistencies and deriding jibes towards the Rouhani government. The faux fights in Australian politics are wearisome and have created disillusionment; voters here and overseas have been abandoning mainstream parties seen as more interested in simply snaring power than using it to make life better and fairer. (more...)
Forecast: Severe weather possible today Forecast: Severe weather possible today
- May 02, 2018

Tuesday brings the first real severe weather threats the Sunflower State has seen in 2018. More isolated severe storms will also be possible from central Kansas into western Oklahoma. North Dakota recognizes this week as Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week - a reminder that severe weather is not far away. REMEMBER.A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. (more...)
Kanye Just Crashed the TMZ Newsroom to Say Slavery Was a Choice Kanye Just Crashed the TMZ Newsroom to Say Slavery Was a Choice
- May 02, 2018

Like, you were there for 400 years and it's all of you all? Ye told the TMZ Live reporters that "we're mentally imprisoned". Slavery is to blacks as the Holocaust is to Jews. One member of the newsroom, who TMZ identified as Van , then retorted that he believes that West's behavior lately has actually displayed an "absence of thought". (more...)
Montana analyst: Trump more 'Chihuahua' than bear in spat with Tester Montana analyst: Trump more 'Chihuahua' than bear in spat with Tester
- May 02, 2018

The probe threatens to derail Jackson's future with the Navy. It remains to be seen whether or not his attacks on Trump's personal doctor will have a negative impact on him during his campaign. Initially raised by Sen. "I think Montanans know who the real Jon Tester is, and the amount of work he has done for the veterans in the state of Montana is fantastic", Bolland added. (more...)
Mueller has dozens of questions for Trump Mueller has dozens of questions for Trump
- May 02, 2018

Take Mueller's apparent focus on the firings of former FBI director James Comey and former national security adviser Michael Flynn and whether those amount an attempt to obstruct the investigation. The questions also touch on Russian meddling and whether the Trump campaign coordinated in any way with the Kremlin. The lawyers want to resolve the investigation as quickly as possible, but there's no agreement on how to do that. (more...)
Kelly dismisses as false a report he called Trump an 'idiot' Kelly dismisses as false a report he called Trump an 'idiot'
- May 02, 2018

The report also says that Kelly, who NBC News says could leave by July, used sexist language, telling colleagues that women are more emotional than men. That episode created what White House officials described as an irreparable rift between Trump and his chief diplomat, and ultimately led to Tillerson's unceremonious March firing. (more...)
MAP: Where is the migrant caravan from? MAP: Where is the migrant caravan from?
- May 01, 2018

It can hold about 300 people at a time, and officials had been warning that it might fill up. "We have reached capacity at the San Ysidro port of entry", US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan stated. "They're people who have suffered", Mujica said. Four of the people in that earlier group, she says, have won asylum so far. KAHN: Salvadoran asylum-seeker Iris Marlenes says she'll try again. (more...)
Trade war or no trade war? Trade war or no trade war?
- May 01, 2018

It has also reached an agreement in principal with Argentina, Brazil and Australia. President Donald Trump has until midnight to extend steel and aluminum tariff exemptions that were handed out to several USA allies. Gregory Daco, chief United States economist at Oxford Economics, warned of financial shocks if the tariffs go into effect. Potential targets include Harley Davidson motorcycles, from the home state of House Speaker Paul Ryan, and Kentucky bourbon, which could get the attention ... (more...)
NFL Draft: Rams trade Tavon Austin, add linebackers and offensive linemen NFL Draft: Rams trade Tavon Austin, add linebackers and offensive linemen
- May 01, 2018

Over the past two seasons Kiser has been named to 11 different All-America teams, including earning second-team CoSIDA Academic All-America honors in 2016, becoming the first Cavalier to do so in almost 20 years. The day ended in the seventh round with Howard, an inside linebacker who converted from safety at TCU , and Lawler, who blocked three kicks for SMU last season. (more...)
Deal reached for rebels to evacuate southern Damascus' Yarmouk Camp Deal reached for rebels to evacuate southern Damascus' Yarmouk Camp
- May 01, 2018

The announcement comes almost two weeks into the government's campaign to oust Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) group fighters from the capital's southern suburbs, including the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees ( UNRWA) said it was "deeply concerned" about the catastrophic consequences of the escalation of fighting and its impact on the fate of thousands of Palestinian refugees in and around Yarmouk refugee camp, near ... (more...)
Will the Korean Crisis Finally Bring the UN Into the Asian Century? Will the Korean Crisis Finally Bring the UN Into the Asian Century?
- May 01, 2018

The UN described the atrocities by the Myanmar military on Rohingya refugees as a textbook example of ethnic cleansing while the rights groups called it a genocide. Myanmar has faced intense global pressure over its clampdown on the Rohingya. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees started arriving in Bangladesh in August past year, after Myanmar's army launched a violent crackdown on Rohingya in Rakhine State. (more...)
Assad, Iranian official meet in Syrian capital Assad, Iranian official meet in Syrian capital
- May 01, 2018

Iran's semi-official news agency, ISNA , said the strike killed 18 Iranians, including a commander, in a suburb of the central city of Hama. The day before, Syria got rocked by a massive missile attack that appeared to ignite a munitons depot hard enough to register as a 2.6 magnitude natural disaster and reportedly killed dozens of Iranians, - and experts attribute the strike to Israel. (more...)
In Israel's permits, Palestinians see device to manage lives In Israel's permits, Palestinians see device to manage lives
- May 01, 2018

No Israeli soldiers or civilians have been injured in the nonviolent protests . Earlier in the evening, two Palestinians armed with tools meant to damage the border fence and knives were arrested after the infiltrated into Israel on the border with southern Gaza . (more...)
United Kingdom interior minister resigns over immigration scandal United Kingdom interior minister resigns over immigration scandal
- April 30, 2018

This has seen Commonwealth citizens who came to Britain after the Second World War being wrongly threatened with deportation. The pressure on Rudd to stand down increased after she said the government didn't have targets for deporting people - only for a memo to emerge mentioning specific targets for enforced removals. (more...)
Thousands of well wishers pay tribute to tragic baby Alfie Evans Thousands of well wishers pay tribute to tragic baby Alfie Evans
- April 30, 2018

Alfie was taken off life support on Monday, and an appeals court upheld a previous decision barring the family from taking the child overseas days later despite his having been granted Italian citizenship to ease the process. In such cases, the rights of the child take primacy over the parents' right to decide what's best for their daughters and sons. "Let us pray that every sick person might always be respected in their dignity and cared for in a manner adapted to their condition, ... (more...)
Departing Arsene Wenger wants peaceful end to Mourinho rivalry Departing Arsene Wenger wants peaceful end to Mourinho rivalry
- April 30, 2018

It was at Old Trafford that Wenger helped Arsenal win a league double in 2002 and at this very ground he was sent off once for kicking a water bottler; "The Theatre of Dreams" has indeed been theatrical for the long-serving Gunners' boss. (more...)
Armenia's ruling party says will not nominate candidate for PM Armenia's ruling party says will not nominate candidate for PM
- April 30, 2018

There have been protests all week since Sargsyan became prime minister after term limits forced him to step down as president, ending a 10-year stint. Karen Karapetyan , an ally of Sarksyan and a member of his ruling Republican Party, is Armenia's acting prime minister. "Our fantastic rallies and meetings across the country have affected the situation in a powerful way", he said in a video address. (more...)
Palestinians Killed, Hundreds Injured by Israeli Gunfire Since March 30 Palestinians Killed, Hundreds Injured by Israeli Gunfire Since March 30
- April 30, 2018

The other was detained for questioning, it said. Since March 30, Palestinians have been staging weekly " Great March of Return " towards the fence to protest the crippling 11-year blockade. Khalil al-Hayya, deputy head of Hamas in Gaza, said at a news conference that the suspects "wanted to kill" the reconciliation efforts made by the two main Palestinian blocs. (more...)
Lieu: House Intel's Russian Federation investigation a 'big waste of time' Lieu: House Intel's Russian Federation investigation a 'big waste of time'
- April 30, 2018

The investigation found that Russia's "increasingly aggressive cyber operations" would "continue to present a profound threat". The report faults intelligence officials during the Obama administration for not telling the Trump campaign that some of its members were "potential counterintelligence concerns". (more...)
Bengal panchayat elections to be held in single phase on 14 May Bengal panchayat elections to be held in single phase on 14 May
- April 29, 2018

According to this rule, the election can not be held before 14 May. "The SEC was supposed to hold discussions with all political parties before announcing the polling date". Abdul Mannan, leader of the opposition in the state assembly, asked. The Trinamool-backed goons will capture booths and vote. Incidents of violence were reported from Murshidabad, Malda and South 24 Parganas districts on Monday, when clashes erupted between Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP supporters. (more...)
NFL Draft Day 3: Packers select WR J'Mon Moore from Missouri NFL Draft Day 3: Packers select WR J'Mon Moore from Missouri
- April 29, 2018

He had team highs of 65 catches and 1,082 yards last season. The run on pass catchers started for the Packers in the fourth round with J'Mon Moore, a 6-3, 207-pounder from Missouri. Vogel played in every game for the Packers in 2017-18, averaging 44.4 yards per punt (gross) on 71 punts. He played both inside and outside on the defensive line and isn't sure where he'll fit in the Packer plans. (more...)
John Williams, accused of killing ME sheriff's deputy, caught; manhunt ends John Williams, accused of killing ME sheriff's deputy, caught; manhunt ends
- April 29, 2018

Williams, 29, was captured at 12:43 p.m.in the woods Saturday afternoon close to where a massive manhunt had been focused the past couple days. John Williams is suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff's deputy in ME on Wednesday morning. (more...)
Sharks suffer their worst playoff loss in almost 23 years Sharks suffer their worst playoff loss in almost 23 years
- April 29, 2018

After the Golden Knights' 7-0 harpooning of the Sharks in Game 1, it's hard not to think "Finding Nemo" would have made for a more appropriate cultural touchstone. "We are always looking for unique, innovative ways to connect with our fans", said Vegas Golden Knights chief marketing officer Brian Killingsworth. (more...)
PM Modi heads back home after China visit PM Modi heads back home after China visit
- April 29, 2018

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will provide "strategic guidance" to their armies to prevent another Doklam-like military stand-off along their long-winding disputed border. Wuhan: China on Saturday said that there is no fundamental difference with India on the issue of "inter-connectivity" and Beijing will "not be too hard" with New Delhi on the issue of the Belt and Road Initiative ( BRI ). (more...)
Avengers: Infinity War Gets A 'Marvel'ous Start. Day 1 Collection Is Out Avengers: Infinity War Gets A 'Marvel'ous Start. Day 1 Collection Is Out
- April 29, 2018

At the U.S. box office, ComScore notes that Infinity War is tracking an opening of $230 million. Should it land at the high end of that range, it would break the $247.97 million record held by " Star Wars: The Force Awakens ". "#AvengersInfinityWar SMASHES RECORDS. Sets the BO on". " Avengers: Infinity War " stars Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Hemsworth, Anthony Mackie , Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen , Chadwick Boseman, Sebastian Stan, Don ... (more...)
Ronald Acuna playing left field, batting sixth for Braves in Major League Baseball debut Ronald Acuna playing left field, batting sixth for Braves in Major League Baseball debut
- April 29, 2018

Tucker Barnhart drove in Schebler with a double to right field. The winning pitcher was Dan Winkler (1-0), who pitched a scoreless eighth. Mariners 5, Indians 4 • Andrew Miller's absence was immediately felt by Cleveland's bullpen when Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning off Nick Goody that lifted visiting Seattle to victory. (more...)
Donald Trump Deserves Nobel Peace Prize, Says GOP Congressman Donald Trump Deserves Nobel Peace Prize, Says GOP Congressman
- April 28, 2018

Critics like Laura Ingraham are also claiming that former Barack Obama's Nobel Peace Prize was not deserved in comparison to Trump. Graham also said while there still is work to be done, the president's maximum pressure campaign against North Korea is showing promise about negotiations moving forward. (more...)
Conservative leader: Next House chaplain should have a family Conservative leader: Next House chaplain should have a family
- April 28, 2018

Last November, Fr Conroy gave a prayer which included the words: "As legislation on taxes continues to be debated this week and next, may all members be mindful that the institutions and structures of our great nation guarantee the opportunities that have allowed some to achieve great success, while others continue to struggle". (more...)
Kanye West, John Legend Still 'Got Love,' Agree To Disagree On Trump Kanye West, John Legend Still 'Got Love,' Agree To Disagree On Trump
- April 28, 2018

Most recently, he switched gears from speaking on his love for his "brother, " Donald Trump , to urging his followers to tell people they love them". "Based on the flood of maga (Make America Great Again) in my mentions, they think Trump saved America's economy". According to TMZ , the rapper is launching an organization called Donda Social, named after his late mother, Donda West . (more...)
TRUMP TOWN? New Jerusalem Neighborhood May be Named After Trump TRUMP TOWN? New Jerusalem Neighborhood May be Named After Trump
- April 28, 2018

Asked about the embassy opening, he praised the location in Arnona, in West Jerusalem , as an ideal spot. He initially called it " Embassy Town" but then said he might call it " Trump Town". While the United States will eventually move into a purpose-built embassy , its diplomats will initially operate out of the consulate in Jerusalem which is now being upgraded. (more...)
WH doctor exits bid for cabinet post WH doctor exits bid for cabinet post
- April 28, 2018

He was a surprise nominee to succeed David Shulkin, a holdover from the previous administration once lauded by Trump and who was sacked March 28. On Thursday, Trump said the allegations were false, and said Jackson's accusers were "trying to destroy him". (more...)
Comey book outselling Hillary's and Wolff's, combined Comey book outselling Hillary's and Wolff's, combined
- April 28, 2018

The former leader of the greatest law enforcement agency in the word also admits that it would be "pretty obvious" that he has a bias against the president but that he'd happily be a witness for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's prosecution of Trump in the Russian Federation probe should he be asked. (more...)
Mike Pompeo sworn in as new U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo sworn in as new U.S. secretary of state
- April 27, 2018

Senators Joe Manchin III of West Virginia and Joe Donnelly of IN also promised their votes. Mike Pompeo takes the oath from Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, right, in Washington on April 26. Despite the high praise from Cornyn, Pompeo was only approved by a 57-42 vote, with many Democrats digging in their heels, opposition Cornyn attributes to partisianship. (more...)
NFL draft pick, apologizes for offensive tweets he sent in high school NFL draft pick, apologizes for offensive tweets he sent in high school
- April 27, 2018

He completed 56.0% and 56.3% of his passes the last 2 years against subpar competition at Wyoming . "53 and 56 - along with the 12th overall pick from Buffalo, which also acquired the 255th pick". His touchdown to interception ratio the past two seasons is around two-to-one. "I know Josh has apologized for the Twitter comments he made while in high school ". (more...)
Trump gathered in July to visit the UK Trump gathered in July to visit the UK
- April 27, 2018

The prospect of a trip has been stop-start ever since Trump's inauguration. "I really enjoyed the meeting", Kudlow said on the network's Squawk on the Street program. Community heroes are named among Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding guests while potential diplomatic tensions are sidestepped as it emerged United States president Donald Trump and other politicians, including his predecessor Barack Obama, have not been invited. (more...)
Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif disqualified from parliament: Media reports Pakistan foreign minister Khawaja Asif disqualified from parliament: Media reports
- April 27, 2018

He was referring to a recent Supreme Court's ruling that any parliamentarian disqualified under article 62-1F of the constitution, which requires a lawmaker to be "honest", and " trustworthy" will remain ineligible for holding any public office for life. (more...)
Leaders of Koreas finish first session of summit Leaders of Koreas finish first session of summit
- April 27, 2018

Friday's summit marked the third inter-Korean summit and the first to be held in South Korea. Kim said the trip under current conditions would be uncomfortable, but the North would improve its transportation networks should Moon chose to visit. (more...)
Alleged Waffle House suspected killer hit with new charges Alleged Waffle House suspected killer hit with new charges
- April 26, 2018

Nashville authorities have charged Reinking with four counts of murder, as well as four counts of attempted murder and one count of unlawfully possessing a gun. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives special Agent Marcus Watson said Monday that his action is "potentially a violation of federal law". (more...)
Yankees Promote Prospect Gleyber Torres Yankees Promote Prospect Gleyber Torres
- April 26, 2018

He will bat eighth. Torres is the Yankees' No. 1 overall prospect and the top shortstop prospect in all of baseball, according to MLB Pipeline. Gleyber Torres had a pretty bad spring training. The 21-year-old infielder came over to the Yankees in the deal that sent Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs in 2016. Torres took optional batting practice on the field with teammates in the morning. (more...)
Sky backs away from Murdoch as Comcast makes £22bn cash bid Sky backs away from Murdoch as Comcast makes £22bn cash bid
- April 26, 2018

Comcast , the owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, said it was delighted to be formalising its offer. Sky is based in London and has pay-TV operations across Europe, offering a platform for US companies like Comcast and Fox to expand overseas. (more...)
Princess Charlotte's wave upstages the new royal baby Princess Charlotte's wave upstages the new royal baby
- April 26, 2018

But another day has passed in the United Kingdom and there is still no word, breaking a tradition for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge , with Prince George and Princess Charlotte's names being revealed two days after their births. Even Prince George and Princess Charlotte dazzled the crowd in their adorable attire - George in his school uniform and Charlotte in a baby-blue dress. (more...)