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North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile
- May 24, 2017

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ordered the launch from an observation post and approved its deployment after analyzing the results with officials and finding them ideal, the state news agency said. That makes then easier to spot and easier to destroy than the solid-fuel variety. Top nuclear envoys of South Korea , the United States and Japan have strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile provocation. (more...)
Two Indonesian men sentenced to 85 lashes for having sex together Two Indonesian men sentenced to 85 lashes for having sex together
- May 24, 2017

Shaky mobile footage showed the men together in a hostel in the provincial capital Banda Aceh. Homosexuality is not illegal anywhere else in Indonesia but a case before the country's top court is seeking to criminalise gay sex and sex outside marriage. (more...)
LeEco reshuffles executive team of listed arm Leshi LeEco reshuffles executive team of listed arm Leshi
- May 24, 2017

While the US cuts are part of a strategy to refocus on the Chinese market, businesses at home such as smartphones and sports could also face major cuts, said the person with knowledge of the USA job cut plans. Shen said Liang Jun could be acceptable for both LeEco and Sunac. "It is good news for investors as Sunac will pay attention to the operational stability of the listed companies", Shen said. (more...)
Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip
- May 24, 2017

The Obama administration at least twice - in 2011 and then again previous year - corrected photo captions and datelines that had read "Jerusalem, Israel" to "Jerusalem", reflecting longstanding executive branch policy that the city should not be described as being in any country until there is a final status agreement. (more...)
Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna
- May 24, 2017

The conservative Aceh province is reported to be the only part of the Muslim-majority that implements and practices the strict Islamic law for more than a decade. This is the first time that anyone has been punished in this way for being gay in Aceh. The Islamic Defenders Front, a hard-line group known for acts of vigilante violence throughout Indonesia, erected a banner at the mosque that declared the group was ready to defend Shariah law whatever the cost. (more...)
Autopsy report suggests Asphyxia as cause of IAS officer Anurag Tiwari death Autopsy report suggests Asphyxia as cause of IAS officer Anurag Tiwari death
- May 24, 2017

With speculation rife over the circumstances leading to the death of IAS officer Anurag Tewari in Lucknow on Wednesday, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah wrote to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday requesting him to ensure that it is "thoroughly investigated by a competent team of investigators and professionals". (more...)
Clash Between Palestinian Protesters and Israeli Forces in West Bank Clash Between Palestinian Protesters and Israeli Forces in West Bank
- May 24, 2017

Both the Red Crescent and the health ministry in Gaza said protesters were injured by tear gas, rubber bullets and live fire. Gazans regularly challenge Israeli soldiers guarding the concrete and metal barrier that separates it from the Jewish state. (more...)
European Investment Bank supports China's Belt and Road strategy European Investment Bank supports China's Belt and Road strategy
- May 23, 2017

Here are five things to watch for next with the belt and road plan. But Xi's Silk Road plan has raised concerns that he is seeking to expand China's economic and political ambitions overseas rather than open up his own country to further trade and investment. (more...)
Rohani Criticizes Trump's Saudi Summit, Says Vote Shows Iranians Want Engagement Rohani Criticizes Trump's Saudi Summit, Says Vote Shows Iranians Want Engagement
- May 23, 2017

US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka said Sunday that ultra-conservative Saudi Arabia has made "encouraging" progress in empowering women but more freedom is needed. "We thought it was a fantastic idea", World Bank President Jim Young Kim said, when news of the $100 million donation broke. "Iran has a rich history and culture, but the people of Iran have endured hardship and despair under their leaders' reckless pursuit of conflict and terror", he said . (more...)
Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure'
- May 23, 2017

Mr Comey had been running an inquiry into possible collusion between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's election campaign. The Washington Post reported Friday afternoon that a senior White House adviser, close to the president, was under scrutiny by investigators examining possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. (more...)
Chaffetz plans to meet with Comey on Monday Chaffetz plans to meet with Comey on Monday
- May 23, 2017

Chaffetz said he would like to think that Trump would beat the Russians "over the head" about allegations they interfered with the 2016 USA presidential election. Trump allegedly asked Comey to let the investigation go, according to The Times. FBI Director James Comey arrives to testify before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on "Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation" on Capitol Hill in Washington , US, May 3, 2017. (more...)
BJP claims 'peaceful Kashmir Valley will be realised very soon' BJP claims 'peaceful Kashmir Valley will be realised very soon'
- May 23, 2017

There has been an unprecedented involvement of students in the protests, with even girls taking to the streets to fight pitched battles with security forces. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat, Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling and Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu attended the meeting on Saturday. (more...)
Everyone's going wild for this photo of Donald Trump touching an orb Everyone's going wild for this photo of Donald Trump touching an orb
- May 23, 2017

But back home, it seems the only thing people wanted to talk about was a picture of Trump with his hands covering a glowing orb. Though to be honest, Saudi Arabia seems like the flawless spot to open a Global Centre for Combatting Extremist Ideology , since that Kingdom does more to export hateful ideologies (including Wahhabism) than any other, so they're in a position to halt them all. (more...)
19 killed at Ariana Grande concert 19 killed at Ariana Grande concert
- May 23, 2017

Superstar Taylor Swift, who is good friends with Grande, wrote: "My thoughts, prayers and tears for all those affected by the Manchester tragedy tonight". Isabel Hodgins, who had been attending the concert, told Sky News: "Everybody was panicking, there was pushing up the stairs". City officials said the true spirit of Manchester was surfacing in the hours after the incident. (more...)
UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert
- May 23, 2017

The explosion rocked the Manchester Arena at the conclusion of a performance by the American star Ariana Grande . Cellphone video showed chaotic scenes of people screaming and running in the aftermath of the blast. "We encourage any affected USA citizens who need assistance to contact the U.S Embassy in London and follow Department of State guidance", the statement read . (more...)
Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing
- May 23, 2017

Comey's agreement to testify in front of the congressional intelligence committees will likely complicate Mueller's probe and will limit what the former director can publicly disclose. Trump made the remarks to reporters prior to speaking to about 50,000 people at Liberty University in Lynchburg, where he did not mention Comey or the controversy his dismissal on Tuesday caused. (more...)
Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal' Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'
- May 23, 2017

Congress recognized Jerusalem as Israeli in 1995, but successive presidents have waived a provision in that law that requires the United States to move the embassy there from Tel Aviv. While Israeli officials cheered Trump's election, some are now wary of the tougher line he has taken on settlements: urging restraint but not calling for a full halt to construction. (more...)
Trump branded Comey 'nut job' as investigation points at White House
- May 23, 2017

Richard Burr of North Carolina said in a statement . "No", Trump barked at a reporter who asked if the president on February 14 privately asked Comey to drop an apparent criminal investigation of his campaign aide and first national security adviser, Michael Flynn . (more...)
Newt Gingrich Is Spreading A Conspiracy Theory About A Murdered DNC Staffer Newt Gingrich Is Spreading A Conspiracy Theory About A Murdered DNC Staffer
- May 23, 2017

The Rich family has repeatedly denied that there is any evidence behind the conspiracy theories and called on Fox News to retract its coverage of their son's murder. On Friday , the Russian Embassy in the United Kingdom tweeted that "Wikileaks informer Seth Rich murdered in USA but (British mainstream media) was so busy accusing Russian hackers to take notice". (more...)
Tara - definition and meaning Tara - definition and meaning
- May 22, 2017

This morning, she came Down muttering, "I have the police song from Pirates of Penzance in my head, and all I know of it ' tara n-tara'!" (more...)
What is a Promise Ring? The Real Meaning What is a Promise Ring? The Real Meaning
- May 22, 2017

Posy rings-so named because they were engraved with romantic poems-date back to 16-century England, while Acrostic rings-spelling out a word in gemstones, for example, ruby, emerald, garnet, amethyst, ruby ​​and diamond spelling "regard "-were popular in the Georgian and Victorian eras. (more...)
~ & Gt; Baby Booties Travel ~ & Gt; Baby Booties Travel
- May 22, 2017

Who wants to make money, can take advantage of this opportunity and offer exactly what parents seek to make children much more charming. > One of the ways to increase income is to learn how to make baby shoes and to make a product that has great demand. (more...)
Opiate Withdrawal - Supplements for Opiate Withdrawal Opiate Withdrawal - Supplements for Opiate Withdrawal
- May 22, 2017

If you have decided that you are going to detox at home instead of trying a treatment center, there are some supplements you can consider that will help make the opiate withdrawal symptoms bearable rather than nearly debilitating. The other issue with kratom centers around its legality. It is currently illegal in four states in the United States with legislation pending in several other states to determine its legal status. (more...)
What Is The Child? What Is The Child?
- May 22, 2017

Normally, this warm water pools near Indonesia and the Philippines. During an El Niño, the Pacific's warmest surface waters sit offshore of northwestern South America. El Niño was originally named El Niño de Navidad by Peruvian Fishermen in the 1600s. This name was used for the tendency of the phenomenon to arrive around Christmas. (more...)
Dendritic spine shape analysis using disjunctive normal shape models & mdash; University of Utah Dendritic spine shape analysis using disjunctive normal shape models & mdash; University of Utah
- May 22, 2017

Their shape variations are known to be closely linked with neuronal activities. Spine shape analysis in particular, can assist neuroscientists to identify this relationship. Our probabilistic framework also provides a way to examine the separability of spine shape classes in the likelihood ratio space, which leads to further insights about the nature of the shape analysis problem in this context. (more...)

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