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Airstrikes kill 23 in IS-held territory in Syria Airstrikes kill 23 in IS-held territory in Syria
- May 03, 2018

President Trump authorized airstrikes on Syrian targets to retaliate, and the U.S., Britain and France carried out airstrikes on areas allegedly linked to Syria's chemical weapons program. She said the SDF would "liberate those areas and secure the Syrian-Iraqi border and end the [ISIS] presence in eastern Syria once and for all". Elsewhere in Syria on Tuesday, more than three dozen Syrians held for years by Al Qaeda-linked insurgents in the country's northwest were released as part of a ... (more...)
White House Extends Steel, Aluminum Tariff Negotiations Another 30 Days White House Extends Steel, Aluminum Tariff Negotiations Another 30 Days
- May 03, 2018

The White House said on Monday it had reached agreements for permanent exemptions for Argentina, Australia and Brazil. The White House says the Trump administration is focusing on quotas that will restrain imports, prevent trans-shipment and protect national security . (more...)
Seoul: Pyongyang not a possible US-North Korea summit venue Seoul: Pyongyang not a possible US-North Korea summit venue
- May 03, 2018

North Korea has started pulling cables from tunnels at its nuclear testing site, US Intelligence says. According to Reuters and AFP , three American men have been relocated and are receiving medical treatment ahead of the release, which is rumoured to take place at the pending summit. (more...)
Japanese prime minister in Israel on official visit Japanese prime minister in Israel on official visit
- May 03, 2018

Concluding a two-day visit to Jordan on Tuesday, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tweeted yesterday that "Jordan has played a core role in the stability of the region for many years, including the acceptance of Syria refugees". He said the initiative is vital for economic development in the Palestinian territories and the Jordan valley. Following Netanyahu's visit to Japan in 2014 and Abe's previous visit to Israel in 2015, the bilateral relationship has been significantly enhanced in ... (more...)
Meghan and Harry select horse-drawn carriage for their wedding Meghan and Harry select horse-drawn carriage for their wedding
- May 03, 2018

George's Chapel at Windsor Castle at midday on May 19 . The Civil Aviation Authority granted the force's request for a Restriction of Flying Regulation in the vicinity of the Windsor Castle estate on May 19 and 20. "A wife is equal to her husband". The gift will follow in the footsteps of Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding gift, who were given their own property by the Queen, Anmer Hall in Norfolk. (more...)
Trump's pull out of Iran N-deal may escalate oil prices
- May 03, 2018

Overall, Opec produced about 32-million barrels a day of crude oil in April , according to a Reuters survey, implying that its production is slightly below its target of 32.5-million barrels a day, due largely to plunging output in Venezuela. (more...)
In SSLC Results 2018 Kerala In SSLC Results 2018 Kerala
- May 03, 2018

The results will also be made available on their official app, "Saphalam" which is available on Google Play Store. Almost 4,50,000 students appeared for Class 10th board examinations which were held in March. Students are being advised to know the steps to download their Kerala SSLC Result 2018 score in the following manner. As per the data, around 95.98 percentage of the students passed the examination out of 450,000 students appeared for the exam in 2017. (more...)
After almost 60 years, Basque separatist movement ETA is no more After almost 60 years, Basque separatist movement ETA is no more
- May 03, 2018

In 1973, it killed Luis Carrero Blanco, Gen Franco's prime minister, with a vehicle bomb. ETA was founded in 1958 during General Francisco Franco's dictatorship and evolved from promoting Basque culture to paramilitary activity. Covite chided ETA for, among other things, failing to provide information about hundreds of unsolved crimes and failing to condemn its own history of terror and violence. (more...)
Toronto fire crews cut down auto dangling from bridge, police investigating Toronto fire crews cut down auto dangling from bridge, police investigating
- May 03, 2018

Police say they will be looking into the background of the vehicle, but now believe it was intended as a prank. City spokesperson Shane Gerard confirmed to the Star that the city did not issue a filming permit. The students later claimed responsibility for the stunt , saying they wanted to "draw attention to the masterful feat of professional engineers and to celebrate the skills of the tradespeople who built the bridges". (more...)
Is anyone surprised Trump dictated his own medical evaluation? Is anyone surprised Trump dictated his own medical evaluation?
- May 03, 2018

On Tuesday , in a new interview with NBC News , Bornstein recalled how, immediately after the Times article appeared, he got a call from Trump's longtime personal assistant, Rhona Graff, who said, "So you wanted to be the White House doctor?" "His physical strength and stamina are extraordinary", he crowed in the letter , which was released by Trump's campaign in December 2015. (more...)
Sessions sending more feds to border to help process 'caravan' immigrants Sessions sending more feds to border to help process 'caravan' immigrants
- May 03, 2018

More prosecutors and judges will be assigned to help whittle away at a backlog of immigration cases along the U.S. -Mexico border, the U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday. -Mexico border . Only a small fraction of them, however, have been processed and let into the United States so far, in large part because the federal facilities that would house the immigrants seeking asylum had "reached capacity", according to us officials. (more...)
Trump Repaid Cohen for Stormy Daniels Hush Money, Giuliani Says
- May 03, 2018

In an interview with Sean Hannity of Fox News , the former mayor of NY, who recently joined Trump's legal team dealing with the Russian investigation, let out the bombshell detail that the USA president had fully repaid the hush money. He said his remarks on Hannity were approved by Trump. Giuliani, one of the lawyers helping President Donald Trump navigate the Russian Federation investigation, told Fox News' Sean Hannity the "whole country" will turn on Mueller if he targets the ... (more...)
Black men arrested at Starbucks for not buying anything settle for $1 Black men arrested at Starbucks for not buying anything settle for $1
- May 03, 2018

The worldwide coffee company will also give the men an opportunity to complete their bachelor's degrees with a fully funded scholarship through a Starbucks partnership with Arizona State University. They were then arrested, and Robinson said they were not read any rights or told why they were being arrested. He also announced that more than 8,000 Starbucks stores in the United States would close on the afternoon of May 29 so 175,000 employees can get training in unconscious bias. (more...)
New Trump Lawyer Emmet Flood Is Known for Tough Approach New Trump Lawyer Emmet Flood Is Known for Tough Approach
- May 03, 2018

Mueller is probing not only Russian election interference and possible coordination with Trump associates but also possible obstruction of justice by Trump after he took office. Even if Mueller's team made a decision to subpoena Trump as part of the investigation, the president could still fight it in court or refuse to answer questions by invoking his Fifth Amendment protection from self-incrimination. (more...)
President Trump Formally Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize President Trump Formally Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
- May 03, 2018

Rokita is not one of the House members who signed onto Messer's letter nominating Trump for a Nobel Prize. "Since taking office, President Trump has worked tirelessly to apply maximum pressure on North Korea to end its illicit weapons program and bring peace to the region", the letter reads. (more...)
Special counsel Robert Mueller considered subpoena for Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller considered subpoena for Trump
- May 03, 2018

Since then, Giuliani's reportedly spoken with Mueller about a possible interview with Trump. President Donald Trump on Wednesday hired a veteran attorney who represented Bill Clinton during his impeachment process as the White House shifted to a more aggressive approach to the Russian Federation investigation that has reached a critical stage. (more...)
Severe storms expected to arrive Tuesday night Severe storms expected to arrive Tuesday night
- May 02, 2018

Damaging wind gusts are expected, along with the possibility of very large hail and tornadoes, including some strong tornadoes. Ahead of the anticipated storms, agencies tweeted safety information. This warm air will put highs near 80 for a lot of the week. The strongest will have the potential to drop hail up to the size of baseballs, and strong tornadoes. (more...)
Amazon to expand Vancouver tech hub, create 3000 new jobs Amazon to expand Vancouver tech hub, create 3000 new jobs
- May 02, 2018

Amazon is expanding in Vancouver again. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant plans to open a 430,000-square-foot (39,900-square-meter) office in Boston's Seaport waterfront development by 2021, bringing the company's total headcount in the Boston area to more than 3,500 full-time employees, Amazon said in a statement Tuesday. (more...)
Fire Causes Collapse of Tall Building in São Paulo, Brazil Fire Causes Collapse of Tall Building in São Paulo, Brazil
- May 02, 2018

That blaze was brought under control relatively quickly, Sao Paulo Fire Brigade Lieutenant André Elias told Globo TV. According to authorities, 400 people were registered as living in the building, which belonged to the government. Many such dwellings are run like regular apartment buildings, with doormen and residents paying monthly fees and utility bills. Firefighters stand outside a building that collapsed Tuesday after a fire in downtown Sao Paulo. (more...)
FIGC commissioner Fabbricini confirms Mancini talks for Italy job FIGC commissioner Fabbricini confirms Mancini talks for Italy job
- May 02, 2018

The FIGC's commissioner Roberto Fabbricini confirms Roberto Mancini wants the Italy job and "we'll talk about figures and details on May 13". The former Italy global is now the head coach of Russian Premier League side Zenit St Petersburg, and will reportedly be taking over his new job after the final round of fixtures (13th May). (more...)
Omar Abdullah hopes Rahul Gandhi will take up PM Narendra Modi's challenge Omar Abdullah hopes Rahul Gandhi will take up PM Narendra Modi's challenge
- May 02, 2018

Two BJP MLAs Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga lost their ministerial berths in the cabinet after their participation in the same rally in Kathua on April 4 drew criticism from all sections of the society across the country. PM Modi further said, "Dynastic Politics not only ruined the party but also ruined the democracy and the country as well". The issue of a separate flag has been an emotive issue for the Congress-led state government which has been invoking Kannadiga pride and questioning ... (more...)
Caste-branding knifes 'nation in the chest' Caste-branding knifes 'nation in the chest'
- May 02, 2018

District officials, on the condition of anonymity, explained that the initials were put on the chests of only male candidates from these categories as they have different selection norms under the reservation policy. Dhar's Superintendent of Police Veerendra Singh condemned the incident and has reportedly ordered an inquiry into the matter and clarified that no competent authority gave any instruction to mention the caste of a candidate on his chest. (more...)
Armenian opposition leader fails to win selection as PM Armenian opposition leader fails to win selection as PM
- May 02, 2018

Between 30,000 and 40,000 opposition supporters spent the day peacefully rallying outside the parliament building to support Pashinian. The vote's outcome enraged many of them. Some Armenians saw Sarksyan's bid for the prime minister's job as a cynical ploy to extend his grip on power. Pashinyan began street protests against the current authorities on 13 April. (more...)
Kavinder Gupta, who joined RSS at age 13, is Dy CM Kavinder Gupta, who joined RSS at age 13, is Dy CM
- May 02, 2018

Gupta was among eight new ministers in the PDP-BJP coalition government who were sworn in by Governor NN Vohra at the Convention Centre in Jammu . The NC State Spokesperson also questioned the sleeping conscience of the Chief Minister and her party which continued to remain apoplectic and subservient in the face of repeated remarks such as these from BJP Ministers and leaders. (more...)
Ipsos Poll Suggests Millenials Tiring of Democrats Ipsos Poll Suggests Millenials Tiring of Democrats
- May 02, 2018

Support for Democrats among millennials overall has dropped ten points since the 2016 election, although very little of that has yet translated to support for Republicans - on th etop line, anyyway. What does a political science professor have to say about the poll's findings? The poll - which surveyed young voters in the first three months of 2018 and the first three months of 2016 - noted that only 28 percent of participants overtly supported Republicans in both time periods, the ... (more...)

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