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Sterling turmoil as polls split over election 2017 result Sterling turmoil as polls split over election 2017 result
- June 04, 2017

If the results of this latest YouGov analysis were to be played out on election night, it could well lead to many of Theresa May's Conservative colleagues calling for her resignation even if the Tories do manage to win the most seats. (more...)
Pop star Ariana Grande visits fans at Manchester hospital
- June 04, 2017 reports that she went room to room to greet her fans and the little kids were overjoyed to see her. The surprise visit comes less than two weeks after a suicide bombing that targeted fans as they left Grande's concert. All proceeds from the worldwide distribution of TV rights will go towards the " We Love Manchester Emergency Fund ", set up by Manchester City Council in partnership with the British Red Cross. (more...)
Dont look at India-China ties from a third country perspective: Modi
- June 03, 2017

He described the focus on Kislyak's contacts as "catastrophic nonsense". "Now we can dump it all on him and American imperialism", Putin said . "But we know what such sentiments lead to - it doesn't end in anything good", he said. "What else is the ambassador supposed to do?" The former KGB officer also took aim at a favorite Russian target, NATO, asking why the alliance needed such robust defense spending. (more...)
Convicted Murderer And Rapist Volunteers At School Convicted Murderer And Rapist Volunteers At School
- June 03, 2017

She got married, changed her name and gave birth to three children since her release in 2005. Homolka now occasionally volunteers at private Christian school Greaves Adventist Academy, where her children are enrolled, the Montreal Gazette reported. (more...)
Comey OK'd to testify; House committee issues subpoenas
- June 02, 2017

Cohen also owned and operated a handful of taxi medallions, managing a fleet of cabs in NY. Trump tweeted, referring to the Federal Bureau of Investigation director he abruptly fired. Cohen & Associates PC. The subpoenas related to the committee's unmasking investigation were issued by Nunes alone. He did not immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday about the House committee's latest action. (more...)
Donald Trump's Middle East Comment in Israel Donald Trump's Middle East Comment in Israel
- June 02, 2017

Trump received a warm welcome in Tel Aviv after becoming the first U.S. president to include Israel on his maiden overseas trip. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu listens as President Donald Trump speaks at the Israel Museum, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Jerusalem . (more...)
Russians claimed to have 'derogatory' information on Trump, aides: CNN reports
- June 02, 2017

Russian officials spoke openly about "derogatory" financial information they claimed to have on then-candidate Donald Trump and his close circle of advisers during calls intercepted by US intelligence, CNN reported . A report commissioned by a group opposed to Trump surfaced in early January that Russian Federation might have compromising information on the President. (more...)
White House Won't Confirm Or Deny Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet Was A Typo
- June 02, 2017

Trump tweeted just after midnight Eastern time on Wednesday: "Despite the constant negative press covfefe". Of those surveyed, 42 percent said Spicer hurts rather than helps, and 28 percent said he helps Trump when he addresses the media. (more...)
Lebanon bans the new Lebanon bans the new "Wonder Woman" movie
- June 01, 2017

The 32-year-old Israeli actress has a healthy understanding of the comic book world she's stepping into, including the fact her likeness will be on all kinds of merchandise for years to come. "When I first saw those sequence with the Amazons on [their utopian island] Themyscira, I was blown away". "I think it was a little daunting for the men because it was very unusual". (more...)
Russia Fires Cruise Missiles, Targets ISIS Positions in Syria Russia Fires Cruise Missiles, Targets ISIS Positions in Syria
- June 01, 2017

Moscow supports the embattled government in Syria and its President Bashar al-Assad. "All targets have been struck". A long-range cruise missile is launched by the Russian Admiral Essen frigate in the Mediterranean. The UNESCO world heritage site is seen as strategically important to both sides in Syria's civil war, which has continued for more than five years. (more...)
White House official: Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal White House official: Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal
- June 01, 2017

Trump who has previously called global warming a hoax, refused to endorse the landmark climate change accord at a summit of the G7 group of wealthy nations on Saturday, saying he needed more time to decide. CBS News confirmed the report , saying Trump had told allies he would be pulling out of the deal. This means that in 2017, to tackle climate change, the world needs a more ambitious United States - not a country that will abandon Paris entirely, or at minimum, scale back its ... (more...)
Putin Echoes Trump Argument On Russia Investigation: It's Dems' 'Fiction' Putin Echoes Trump Argument On Russia Investigation: It's Dems' 'Fiction'
- May 31, 2017

Putin emphasized the need for closer co-operation between Russian Federation and France, two nuclear-armed permanent members of the UN Security Council. Putin added that Russian Federation had been well aware of opinion polls predicting Macron's victory. But in an apparent warning to Assad and Russian Federation, he said the use of chemical weapons was a " red line " that would draw an "immediate response" from France. (more...)
President Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington
- May 30, 2017

In the second, Trump says: "I look forward to paying my respects to our fearless men and women on this Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery later this morning". Trump said he has "total confidence" in Kushner. And Kelly's son-in-law Jake is a wounded warrior. Horton's widow, Jane, and Byers parents, Rose and David, were at the ceremony and the president promised that America's gratitude to them "is boundless and undying". (more...)
54 dead, some 10000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 4 days 54 dead, some 10000 migrants rescued off Libya coast in 4 days
- May 29, 2017

Another 2,300 migrants were rescued off Libya and two others were found dead Thursday in operations carried out by the Italian coastguard and commercial ships in the area. More than 50,000 migrants have landed on Italian coasts since the beginning of this year, not counting those rescued in recent days, while more than 1,400 have drowned or are missing, according to the United Nations. (more...)
Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians
- May 29, 2017

A sign saying "munafik" (traitor) was attached to one of the bodies. "The hands of some of the victims were tied behind their backs, and majority were shot in the head", police officer Jamael Mangadang of a security task force, told reporters.Padilla says 61 militants have been killed together with 13 soldiers and four police officers since Tuesday, when a failed raid to capture one of Asia's top militants triggered an attack on the city. (more...)
Iran will continue missile programme, says Rouhani Iran will continue missile programme, says Rouhani
- May 29, 2017

They will gravitate to Rouhani , a moderate cleric who oversaw the negotiations with the West that culminated in the 2015 Comprehensive Agreement that capped Tehran's nuclear program and is anticipated to lead to the country's reintegration into the global community. (more...)
Iranian President Calls US Relations 'A Curvy Road' Iranian President Calls US Relations 'A Curvy Road'
- May 28, 2017

On Monday, Rouhani , however, said that Iran will continue to test its missiles anytime if there is a "technical need", and it will not seek the permission of any other country to do so. Trump also accused Iran of "deadly funding, training and equipping of terrorists and militias". Rouhani, who fronted Tehran's deal with six major powers in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions, said the United States administration lacked knowledge about the ... (more...)
Eurozone mulls Greece debt relief plea
- May 28, 2017

Greece needs new cash from the euro zone to avoid a default in July when it has to repay some 7.3 billion euros ($8.20 billion) worth of maturing loans. The agreement stumbled on how to ease the Greek debt burden, in discussions that pitted the European Union , especially Germany, against the International Monetary Fund (IMF). (more...)
Gregg Allman dead at 69
- May 28, 2017

The Allman Brothers Band was started in Macon, Georgia, in the late 1960s by Gregg and older brother Duane , who became the band's guiding force and one of rock's most revered guitarists before he was killed in a motorcycle accident at age 24. (more...)
Missouri Highway Patrol watching drivers closely Memorial Day weekend Missouri Highway Patrol watching drivers closely Memorial Day weekend
- May 27, 2017

Craig Price, superintendent of the South Dakota Highway Patrol. Jones appreciates the law enforcement presence and she plans to play it smart while on the roads. And although seat belts have been around longer than the other technologies, they remain the most effective safety innovation in automotive history. Highway Patrol will focus on the "Click It Or Ticket" campaign, created to enforce seat belt/child-restraint laws, from now through June 5 while Marine Patrol wrap up "National Safe ... (more...)