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Why has Theresa May apologised to Abdul Hakim Belhaj? Why has Theresa May apologised to Abdul Hakim Belhaj?
- May 11, 2018

In it, she apologized "unreservedly" to Abdel Hakim Belhaj and his wife, Fatima Boudchar , for UK's role in their 2004 detention, rendition and suffering. "The UK Government's actions contributed to your detention, rendition and suffering". The UK government shared information about you to its global partners. (more...)
US Congress releases treasure trove of Russian Facebook ads US Congress releases treasure trove of Russian Facebook ads
- May 11, 2018

An IRA-backed account on Instagram aimed a January 2016 ad about "white supremacy" specifically to those whose interests included HuffPost's "black voices" section. "They sought to harness Americans' very real frustrations and anger over sensitive political matters in order to influence American thinking, voting and behavior", said Rep. (more...)
Tej Pratap Yadav-Aishwarya Rai get engaged in Patna Tej Pratap Yadav-Aishwarya Rai get engaged in Patna
- May 11, 2018

Tej Pratap Yadav and Aishwarya Rai exchanged rings in the presence of family and friends. In the morning cartloads of fruits, candies arrived at the Yadav's. Groom's mother Rabri Devi, had finalised the marriage in March this year. Rabri had also added that she is looking for a girl who refrains from visiting malls and theatres and that she should also be a home-maker. (more...)
In Kabul attacked police stations In Kabul attacked police stations
- May 10, 2018

The second attack happened in front of police precinct 10 in Shar-e-Naw in central Kabul . Police said one blast was near a police station in the centre of the city and casualties were feared. After that, the area of the attack shots were heard, causing the security forces began in the area of clearing. Afghanistan's Western-backed government is fighting an intensifying war with both the Taliban and the ISIL group that has turned much of Kabul into a high-security zone of concrete blast ... (more...)
Ridgefield High School ranks fifth in state, 332nd in country Ridgefield High School ranks fifth in state, 332nd in country
- May 10, 2018

News. Peak to Peak Charter School was named the best school in the state. Maeser was joined in the top 1,000 nationally by two other Utah schools. 11. "Ridgefield High School is ranked 5th within CT". How PMSA students compared with students across District 209 and the state in m ath and reading proficiency. (more...)
Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria Israel strikes Iranian targets in Syria
- May 10, 2018

Trump's hard tack against the nuclear deal, while welcomed by Israel, has stirred fears of a possible regional flare-up. Syrian state media have just reported that air-defense systems engaged in response to a new round of Israeli missiles targeting Syria. (more...)
Crocodile attack: Zimbabwe bride's arm ripped off days before wedding Crocodile attack: Zimbabwe bride's arm ripped off days before wedding
- May 10, 2018

Her husband told the same newspaper that the crocodile attack strengthened their union. "It just jumped from the water and grabbed her arm", Fox said. Their plan was to marry by the Victoria Falls on Saturday but instead had to use the chapel at the Mater Dei Hospital in Zimbabwe's second city, Bulawayo, for the wedding. (more...)
Mahathir Mahathir, 92, claims win over ruling coalition in Malaysia elections Mahathir Mahathir, 92, claims win over ruling coalition in Malaysia elections
- May 10, 2018

The victory capped a dramatic political comeback for Mahathir, who previously ruled the country with an iron fist for 22 years, and came out of retirement to taken on Prime Minister Najib Razak after the leader became embroiled in a massive corruption scandal . (more...)
Google suspends Irish abortion referendum ads Google suspends Irish abortion referendum ads
- May 10, 2018

Yesterday Google said that its decision followed concerns raised about adverts placed by USA groups on YouTube and other platforms. The news comes amid increasing focus on how online ads were used in campaigns like the Brexit referendum or the 2016 United States election. (more...)
Boeing: US leaving Iran deal won't hurt 737 production Boeing: US leaving Iran deal won't hurt 737 production
- May 10, 2018

Ayatollah Khamenei said Iran's government faced a big test to preserve "the dignity and the grandeur of the Iranian people". And firms would not be able to generate new business. According to The Washington Post , the two companies had signed agreements with Iran Air and Aseman Airlines, deals that will no longer be valid. (more...)
World Bank denies reports of Nawaz Sharif laundering $5 billion to India World Bank denies reports of Nawaz Sharif laundering $5 billion to India
- May 10, 2018

The World Bank has rejected Pakistani media reports about former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif laundering $4.9 billion to India. According to a NAB statement, the chairman of the bureau took notice of media report which built up the money laundering claims citing a World Bank report. (more...)
LeBron, Cavs Sweep Raptors Again: #NBATwitter Reacts LeBron, Cavs Sweep Raptors Again: #NBATwitter Reacts
- May 10, 2018

Will Dwane Casey be retained as head coach? When push came to shove Monday, the Cavaliers "played the way a championship team needs to play. But it's nothing that I had to say verbally". JR Smith added 15 points while George Hill added 12. Despite finishing the regular season with a franchise-best 59 wins and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, it's hard to not see this season as a disappointment. (more...)
FINAL RESULTS: Indiana primary election
- May 10, 2018

Braun will face off against incumbent Sen. Businessman Mike Braun is the projected victor of the GOP primary for Indiana's US Senate seat. In Ohio, businessman Mike Gibbons is squaring off against US Representative Jim Renacci to see who will challenge Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown in November. (more...)
Trump dumps Iran nuclear deal Trump dumps Iran nuclear deal
- May 10, 2018

The Iran deal is complicated, as too are the potential consequences of Trump's decision to pull out of it. "Today's announcement from the United States of America does not change the fact that we in Denmark and Europe support the nuclear agreement [JCPOA, ed.]", Samuelsen wrote in a written comment to Ritzau. (more...)
Police Search for Body of Slain Child in Michigan, Among Other Victims Police Search for Body of Slain Child in Michigan, Among Other Victims
- May 10, 2018

On Monday, after gaining a search warrant, a team from the Warren Police Department, the Macomb County Sheriff's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation returned to the site with the equipment necessary to do a major dig . "It's just a sad type of situation", Dwyer said. While gruesome discoveries could help law enforcers solve cases that have been cold for decades, it would bring closure to families who have wondered for years about the whereabouts of loved ones. (more...)
Pompeo to secure release of United States detainees in North Korea Pompeo to secure release of United States detainees in North Korea
- May 09, 2018

Kim expressed the hope that North Korea and the US would "build mutual trust" and "take phased and synchronous measures in a responsible manner" to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula , the official Xinhua News Agency reported. Asked if Pompeo was traveling to North Korea to bring home the prisoners, National Security Advisor John Bolton told reporters the objective of the trip was to "prepare for the next meetings". (more...)
3 victims killed in Montgomery County shooting identified 3 victims killed in Montgomery County shooting identified
- May 09, 2018

Christopher Snyder , 41, shot and killed the three adults inside a neighbor's house in Brookeville, Maryland, about 25 miles north of the USA capital, on Monday afternoon, police said. Snyder began shooting at a home located at 2202 Brown Farm Way in Montgomery County. His current wife, who fled to Olson's home, did not respond to the newspaper's request for comment. (more...)
George Zimmerman charged with stalking investigator Engaged in Trayvon Martin documentary George Zimmerman charged with stalking investigator Engaged in Trayvon Martin documentary
- May 09, 2018

Warren told investigators that he received 55 phone calls, 67 text messages, 36 voicemails and 27 emails from Zimmerman between December 16, 2017, and Christmas Day. A jury found him not guilty of second-degree murder the following year. The producer of the film, Mike Gasparro, handed over text messages to authorities from Zimmerman that threatened Warren. (more...)
Massive Explosions Near Military Base Close To Damascus - State Media Massive Explosions Near Military Base Close To Damascus - State Media
- May 09, 2018

There were no casualties. A base that was struck Tuesday night in the Kiswah area, about 12 kilometers south of Damascus housed an Iranian military bunker had allegedly been attacked by Israel before, and was the site of weapons factory or convoy. (more...)
Trump, China's Xi Discuss Trade Ahead of Talks Next Week Trump, China's Xi Discuss Trade Ahead of Talks Next Week
- May 09, 2018

Sanders said US President Donald Trump had a briefing with the members of the US team on Monday morning. When asked if three USA nationals now detained in North Korea would be released, as has been speculated in recent days, Trump responded, "It will be a great thing if they are, but we'll soon be finding out". (more...)
Sensex opens nearly 50 points lower, Nifty holds 10700 Sensex opens nearly 50 points lower, Nifty holds 10700
- May 09, 2018

The Sensex of the BSE after opening at 35,198.08 points touched a high of 35,198.08 and a low of 35,134.20 points. On the NSE, the top gainers were ICICI Bank , Hindustan Petroleum and Eicher Motors . The S&P500 closed down 0.03 percent, paring earlier losses of 0.65 per cent. Oil prices retreated from three-and-a-half-year highs as investors waited on an announcement by President Donald Trump on whether the U.S. (more...)
Leaked court transcripts reveal showdown between judge and Mueller lawyer Leaked court transcripts reveal showdown between judge and Mueller lawyer
- May 09, 2018

It was hard not to. "I think Judge Ellis may just be putting to the government through its paces", she said. He wouldn't have won any popularity contests among these attorneys either, but again, he was well respected. Manafort can give you that would reflect on Mr. Trump and lead to his prosecution or impeachment". Ellis clearly isn't eager to be enlisted for this goal. (more...)
Trump attacks Russian Federation inquiry as judges' patience wears thin Trump attacks Russian Federation inquiry as judges' patience wears thin
- May 09, 2018

He suggested in an early-morning tweet that Robert Mueller was "starting to find out that there is a Court System in place that actually protects people from injustice" - an apparent reference to criticism of the special counsel in court last week by a federal judge who accused him of plotting to oust Mr Trump. (more...)
Hatch calls McCain request that Trump not attend his funeral 'ridiculous' Hatch calls McCain request that Trump not attend his funeral 'ridiculous'
- May 09, 2018

Hatch said on Monday that McCain's wish for a Trump-free ceremony was " ridiculous ", drawing the ire of Meghan McCain . Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) thinks it's "ridiculous" ailing Sen. Trump infamously said of McCain in 2015, "He was a war hero because he was captured". Many commentators, expressing their support to Trump , have criticized McCain . (more...)
New York AG resigns over physical abuse claims New York AG resigns over physical abuse claims
- May 09, 2018

The New York Police Department said in a statement that it had no complaints against Mr Schneiderman but would "investigate them thoroughly" if it receives any. "Women all over NY deserve better". "I kicked. In every fiber, I felt I was being beaten by a man", Barish told the New Yorker . And do you know what they were told? "The Democratic Party is not bound by the legislative process", Cuomo said. (more...)

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