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Report that Obama FBI spied on campaign could be 'bigger than Watergate' Report that Obama FBI spied on campaign could be 'bigger than Watergate'
- May 18, 2018

Despite the fact that House Republican's repeated requests for sensitive information on the origins of the Russian Federation investigation reportedly risk endangering the life of a crucial FBI informant, President Donald Trump's allies are still pushing to have the underlying facts revealed, according to a new report in the Washington Post . (more...)
Do This And You'll Hear Both Yanny AND Laurel Do This And You'll Hear Both Yanny AND Laurel
- May 18, 2018

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump , counselor Kellyanne Conway and director of social media Dan Scavino are all on team #Laurel. If you cut out the low frequencies with a High Pass Filter then "Laurel" becomes physically inaudible to hear, and you only hear "Yanny". (more...)
NY man's tirade against Spanish speakers prompts online petition NY man's tirade against Spanish speakers prompts online petition
- May 18, 2018

Schlossberg has been caught on video in tirades before. Summary: A NY lawyer went viral for all the wrong reasons when he freaked out on Spanish speakers at a lunch spot. "The 8.6 million people who call this city home speak more than 200 languages - they're all New Yorkers and they're all welcome here", wrote the mayor. (more...)
Scientists in Hawaii warn of more eruptions from Kiluaea Scientists in Hawaii warn of more eruptions from Kiluaea
- May 18, 2018

People have been warned to protect themselves from ash fallout. More masks are on the way. The noxious gas, normally emitted at unsafe levels only from the volcano's Halemaumau Crater, was seeping at a greater rate from the fissures in Leilani Estates, a residential area of about four square miles in the Big Island's Puna district. (more...)
Israel says its planes bombed militant targets in Gaza Israel says its planes bombed militant targets in Gaza
- May 18, 2018

The Hamas-run Gaza health ministry said 58 Palestinians were killed and almost 1,000 were injured in violent clashes with Israeli forces along the Gaza Strip's border with Israel . Israel and Hamas have fought three wars in the past decade since Gaza fell under control of the militant group that denies Israel's right to exist. (more...)
Oil to Hit $90 a Barrel: Morgan Stanley Oil to Hit $90 a Barrel: Morgan Stanley
- May 18, 2018

The IEA sees demand destruction which will be brought on by higher gasoline prices. OPEC said on May 16 that the price of the OPEC basket of fourteen crudes stood at $75.47 a barrel on May 15, compared with $74.20 the previous day, according to OPEC Secretariat calculations. (more...)
Rafael Nadal avoids another Denis Shapovalov shock Rafael Nadal avoids another Denis Shapovalov shock
- May 18, 2018

Shapovalov showed admirable determination but his frustrations got the better of him in an increasingly one-sided second set, with the 31 year-old remaining on course for an eighth title in Rome that would see him regain world number one. Croatia's Marin Cilic, the No. 4 seed, rallied past American Ryan Harrison 6-7 (3), 6-1, 7-6 (1) while fifth-seeded Argentine Juan Martin del Potro ousted Greek qualifier Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-5, 6-3. (more...)
Syrian President Assad tells Putin: 'Door open to political process' Syrian President Assad tells Putin: 'Door open to political process'
- May 18, 2018

The Russian president said: "Given the victories and successes of the Syrian army in the war on terror, in light of the onset of a more active period, and in light of the fact that a more active political process has begun, foreign armed forces will start leaving Syrian territory". (more...)
Israel's Gaza response 'wholly disproportionate': United Nations rights chief Israel's Gaza response 'wholly disproportionate': United Nations rights chief
- May 18, 2018

Zeid said protesters' "actions alone do not appear to constitute the imminent threat to life or deadly injury which could justify the use of lethal force". In addition, Mevlut Cavusoglu called on the UN General Assembly to adopt a resolution condemning the relocation of the American Embassy to Jerusalem, because the resolution in the security Council the USA will again be able to block. (more...)
European Union moves to shield European Union firms from USA sanctions against Iran European Union moves to shield European Union firms from USA sanctions against Iran
- May 18, 2018

The commission, executive of the European Union (EU), also proposed to "remove obstacles for the European Investment Bank (EIB) to decide under the EU budget guarantee to finance activities outside the European Union, in Iran". In particular, both sides have discussed how to keep revenue flowing into Iran in light of pending sanctions. "The EU blocking regulation could be of limited effectiveness there, given the global nature of banking system and especially the exposure of large systemic ... (more...)
How to keep the squeeze on North Korea How to keep the squeeze on North Korea
- May 18, 2018

Bolton's statements , and past references to the Libyan model of denuclearization , have indicated to the Koreans that the United States is not actually willing to negotiate, that the Trump administration has a hard-line about what it requires from North Korea which leaves little room for flexibility. (more...)
Yes! Manhattan District Attorney Vance Won't Prosecute Marijuana Cases Beginning August Yes! Manhattan District Attorney Vance Won't Prosecute Marijuana Cases Beginning August
- May 17, 2018

The Manhattan district attorney's office policy change will be effective August 1. Vance noted that his office is "in discussions with the Mayor and Police Commissioner to consider limited exceptions to this policy". Brooklyn's late district attorney announced a similar policy in July 2014, saying law enforcement resources could be better used elsewhere and that petty offenders should not be saddled with a criminal record for a minor offence. (more...)
Woman throws poop at coffee shop employee who denied her restroom access Woman throws poop at coffee shop employee who denied her restroom access
- May 17, 2018

The woman then picks up her feces and hurls it at staff. "In limited cases across the country, restaurants have a restricted access policy for restrooms to ensure the well-being of our guests", said Tim Hortons in a written statement. Holly Largy confirmed that officials were called regarding the incident and the woman was arrested and and released. The baffling confrontation occurred at around 6:15pm in a Tim Hortons in Langley City as confused customers looked on. (more...)
Scottish parliament refuses consent for Britain's European Union withdrawal bill Scottish parliament refuses consent for Britain's European Union withdrawal bill
- May 17, 2018

The dispute revolves around a clause in the Withdrawal bill that the SNP claims limits the lawmaking ability of the Scottish Parliament by letting London seize too many powers being returned from Brussels . "Any constraints placed on Holyrood's existing powers without Holyrood's consent would be a democratic outrage - and it would fly in the face of the fundamental principles of devolution". (more...)
Guatemala Becomes Second Country To Move Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem Guatemala Becomes Second Country To Move Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem
- May 17, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was present Wednesday morning as Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales spoke of the "love, peace and fraternity" his country is bringing to Israel , hailing the move as a "courageous decision". Israel , however, accused Hamas militants of carrying out bombing and shooting attacks under the cover of the protests. Evangelicals want to see Jews rebuild their temple in Jerusalem, which according to their beliefs would facilitate the second coming of Christ. (more...)
President Trump discloses payment to lawyer in financial report President Trump discloses payment to lawyer in financial report
- May 17, 2018

Daniels has alleged she had a sexual encounter with Trump in 2006, a claim he denies. Rudy Giuliani , one of Trump's current lawyers, told Fox News Channel that the repayment did not have "to be disclosed at all because I think it was an expenditure that he reimbursed". (more...)
Senate Transcripts Show That Trump, Jr., Wanted to Collude with Russians Senate Transcripts Show That Trump, Jr., Wanted to Collude with Russians
- May 17, 2018

The Senate Intelligence Committee, of Republican Majority, argues that Russian Federation interfered in presidential elections of 2016 in order to favor victory of Donald Trump, a sis that was aligns with that of intelligence services of United States but That clashes with what was raised only two months ago by Republicans mselves of or chamber of Congress, that of Representatives. (more...)
VK Singh to visit North Korea for peace talks VK Singh to visit North Korea for peace talks
- May 17, 2018

The visit followed the presentation of credentials by the new Indian Ambassador, Atul Gotsurve, indicating that Mr. Singh's meetings had been fixed quite recently. It may be recalled that in October past year, India had made it clear that it would not shut its embassy in North Korea. However, US insistence of reducing North Korean diplomatic presence in India, as well as Indian diplomatic presence in Pyongyang , had been gently rejected by the Indian establishment. (more...)
Donald Trump terms some illegal immigrants 'animals' Donald Trump terms some illegal immigrants 'animals'
- May 17, 2018

Later that month, he said in NY that MS-13 "thugs" had "transformed peaceful parks and lovely quiet neighborhoods into bloodstained killing fields" and "they are animals ". "They don't want to see another Kate Steinle [incident]", she said of her constituents. Meanwhile, he is continuing to push for more deportations from the country, including through increased local law enforcement involvement with ICE, even though local officials say that would be counterproductive to other policing ... (more...)
Raquel Pennington 'Glad My Corner Didn't Let Me Quit' Raquel Pennington 'Glad My Corner Didn't Let Me Quit'
- May 17, 2018

I think she deserved to not give up on herself, to go out there and try to win that fight. "We know Raquel more than anyone else and know if we let her give up on herself going into the last round she would have always regretted it". She used to train with us. I already asked Nina [Ansaroff] to text her to find out if she needs anything, I'm here. And the thing is, like I said, the mentality of her at that moment, I just felt if she could somehow flip it around and go out there and do ... (more...)
Buhari greets Muslims as Ramadan begins today Buhari greets Muslims as Ramadan begins today
- May 17, 2018

Saga Mabaning said that moon sighting is a significant event for Muslims nationwide as "it shows that they are one in conducting their religious rites just like the Christians who are united in performing their religious activities". Amosun also enjoined Muslims to fervently pray for Nigeria, noting that "this period in our nation calls for our collective and individual prayers for the fulfilment of our aspirations and desires as a country and as citizens". (more...)
Who needs enemy whey you have friends like Trump: EU Chief Who needs enemy whey you have friends like Trump: EU Chief
- May 17, 2018

Members of the European Council will discuss ways they might be able to salvage the Iran nuclear deal now that President Trump has opted to back out of the agreement during their summit in Bulgaria this week. The letter appeared to confirm fears that pulling out of the Iran deal, which was strongly supported by European leaders like French president Emmanuel Macron , British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel , could cause a rift in the relationship between ... (more...)
Malaysia police raid ex-PM house as part of corruption probe Malaysia police raid ex-PM house as part of corruption probe
- May 17, 2018

Anwar, 70, pledged to support top-to-bottom reform of the country after the corruption-plagued ruling coalition that had governed for six decades was dramatically voted out last week. Mahathir has barred Najib from leaving the country pending investigations. Mahathir said the government will seek to retrieve billions of dollars laundered from 1MDB to repay government debts that have piled up over the years. (more...)
Amber Alert issued for 7-year-old Tulsa girl Amber Alert issued for 7-year-old Tulsa girl
- May 16, 2018

Police reported to the home on Monday night to find the kitchen on fire and an 11-year-old girl critically injured from an apparent stabbing. The 11-year-old "was stabbed so many times that officers and EMSA on scene couldn't even count them", MacKenzie said. (more...)
In Saudi Arabia saw the new moon and deferred Ramadan In Saudi Arabia saw the new moon and deferred Ramadan
- May 16, 2018

Ramadan is the holiest month in the Muslim calendar, it is the month in which Prophet Mohammad started receiving revelations from God. "Ramadan is a time of prayer and spiritual contemplation, and a chance to reflect on values like compassion, gratitude, and generosity". (more...)

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