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Defense Chief Mattis Seeks Continuity In Policy Toward Asia

Defense Chief Mattis Seeks Continuity In Policy Toward Asia But China's United Nations ambassador, Liu Jieyi, made clear last week that Beijing's top priority is to restart talks with North Korea following its multiple tests to try to reduce tensions, rather than impose new sanctions. "Artificial island construction and indisputable militarisation of facilities on features in global waters undermine regional stability", Mattis said, calling China out o... [Full Article...]

Trump honors Gold Star families at Arlington Cemetery on Memorial Day

Kelly led the U.S. Southern Command and lost his son, Robert Kelly, who stepped on a land mine while on a Marine patrol in Afghanistan in November 2010. The event was also attended by Vice President Mike Pence , Defense Secretary James Mattis, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff , Gen. [Full Article...]

England's Woakes out of Champions Trophy

It was the first time that 300 was successfully chased in the tournament history. Tamim Iqbal was the highlight of the Bangladesh innings scoring a brilliant century a 128 runs of 142 balls nearly playing the innings through thereby making job a lot easier for the other batsmen. [Full Article...]

A flexible, pro-active role of GST Council is critical; here's why

A flexible, pro-active role of GST Council is critical; here's why Centre is likely to push for a 5 per cent tax rate for precious metals including gold, officials said. As regards biscuits, sources said it was discussed in the last meeting of the Council in Srinagar. The Indian government recently had asked telecom service providers to rejig cost and lower prices to pass on the benefits of tax rate reduction under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to customers ... [Full Article...]

Trump pulls US from global warming accord, to allies' dismay

Trump pulls US from global warming accord, to allies' dismay Abandoning the pact was one of Trump's principal campaign pledges. The executive director of the Sierra Club is calling the expected US pullout from a global agreement on climate change a "historic mistake". "Climate solutions provide opportunities that are unmatchable". In his first major speech on climate change since assuming charge as the head of the United Nations this January, Guterr... [Full Article...]

Town Hall Meeting: Acting President Osinbajo Addresses The Displaced In Bakassi

Town Hall Meeting: Acting President Osinbajo Addresses The Displaced In Bakassi Ben Ayade and his service to the people of Cross River State. Ayade said, "When I took over the mantle of leadership I made a promise that my administration would embark on massive development of the state and today we have taken a leap of faith by embarking on the construction of an industrial hub which encompasses the garment factory, the rice city and the Calapharm". [Full Article...]

Man dies after swimming with new tattoo

The bacteria in this case, was a particularly nasty flesh-eating strain called Vibrio vulnificus , according to BMJ Case Reports, which shocks the immune system and can be contracted by exposing an open wound to seawater or by eating raw shellfish. [Full Article...]

UN warns Yemen conflict is leading to country's collapse

UN warns Yemen conflict is leading to country's collapse United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien told the council that the Yemen crisis is in part a result of inaction by the global community. However, Ismael Ould Cheikh Ahmed, the body's special envoy for the country says "we are not close" to such an agreement as key parties are unwilling to compromise. [Full Article...]

ACB begins probe into Delhi medicine shortage scam

ACB begins probe into Delhi medicine shortage scam According to PTI reports, the court was informed that ACB registered three FIRs on its own on May 8. The investigating officer said they have asked Central Public Works Department to form a committee of engineers and inspect the work constructed by the body to find out if the substandard material was used. [Full Article...]

Woakes out of Champions Trophy with side strain

Roy has made 51 runs in his last seven one-day worldwide innings, and no half-century for anyone in his last 13 attempts. Pakistan will play its opening game of ICC Champions Trophy against India in Birmingham on June 4. Tamim Iqbal - He has been Bangladesh's most consistent performer in the recent past. Hales and Root combined for 159, and if Bangladesh thought it had finally mad... [Full Article...]

Four killed by wild elephant in Tamil Nadu

Four killed by wild elephant in Tamil Nadu Nagarathinam, 50, M. Jothimani, 68, and P. Palanisamy, 73, of Kuppanna Goundar Thottam near Vellalore. Forest officials rushed to the area and were trying to tranquilise the jumbo. Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami expressed his condolences on the death of the four persons, and announced a solatium of ₹4 lakh to their bereaved families. [Full Article...]

Getting too friendly with fowl blamed in salmonella outbreaks

Getting too friendly with fowl blamed in salmonella outbreaks The serotypes in these outbreaks are Salmonella Braenderup, Salmonella Enteritidis, Salmonella Hadar, Salmonella I 4, [5], 12:i-, Salmonella Indiana, Salmonella Infantis, Salmonella Mbandaka, and Salmonella Typhimurium. Don't let live poultry inside the house, especially in areas where food is served. Head to the CDC's website for more on how to properly handle live poultry. [Full Article...]

Damien Marley becomes part owner of 'High Times' marijuana publication

Damien Marley becomes part owner of 'High Times' marijuana publication High Times moved to Los Angeles after abandoning its longtime headquarters in New York City in January. Precise terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but the acquisition values the magazine and its related assets at $70 million, according to the companies. [Full Article...]

Eduardo Rodriguez going on DL with knee injury

Eduardo Rodriguez going on DL with knee injury Wade Miley allowed one run over seven innings, Mark Trumbo hit the first of four home runs off Eduardo Rodriguez , and Baltimore beat the Boston Red Sox 7-5 on Thursday night. "So we decided it was the best thing to do", Dombrowski said Friday. I just threw a pitch and my foot got in a bad position and I went down. After scuffling through a seven-game losing streak, Baltimore won three o... [Full Article...]

Bihar board class 12 topper Ganesh Kumar arrested, result cancelled

Bihar board class 12 topper Ganesh Kumar arrested, result cancelled A year ago board found itself in the news due to topper scam in which toppers had hired others to impersonate them during the exams. The Bihar School Examination Board ( BSEB ) claimed that Kumar had passed his Class 10 examinations in the year 1990 and his actual age was 40 and not 24 as declared by him. [Full Article...]

Trust lacking in Illinois failure to OK budget by deadline

As Daniel Biss argued to me, transactional politics has dominated Illinois Democrats; Rauner successfully ran on a clear reform agenda, which went a long way towards boxing in Democratic legislators. Based on discussions with a bipartisan educational funding panel commissioned by Rauner, the legislation divided the state's school districts into four tiers, based on need; it placed CPS squarely... [Full Article...]

Austin follows through on lawsuit to block 'sanctuary cities' ban

Austin follows through on lawsuit to block 'sanctuary cities' ban The law also empowers police to inquire about a persons immigration status during routine police encounters, like traffic stops. San Antonio , which - which has not officially declared itself a sanctuary city but behaves as one - joined the legal fracas last week and dug into taxpayers' pockets to provide $150,000 in legal aid to illegal immigrants there. [Full Article...]

Scott OKs budget, calls special session on schools, business funding

Scott OKs budget, calls special session on schools, business funding Scott wanted $100 million for Visit Florida , the state's tourism promotion group, but Corcoran, bashing the lack of transparency and insider deals at the agency, included just $25 million for the group in the budget. The budget made clear that charter schools - public schools that are freed from organizational and instructional rules in exchange for a promise to meet specific education goals -... [Full Article...]

Contaminated vaccines kill 15 children in South Sudan

Contaminated vaccines kill 15 children in South Sudan A single reconstitution syringe was used for multiple times for the entire four days of the campaign and that the team which vaccinated the children were untrained. According to the World Health Organization, measles vaccines are freeze-dried and need to be reconstituted with a diluting agent just before being administered. [Full Article...]

1 last doubt for Zidane: Creative Isco or overpowering Bale?

A year later, he signed with Real as the most expensive buy at the time. Last year, he scored in regulation and converted a penalty kick in the shootout won by Madrid, also against Atletico. "This Juventus side are stronger than mine". Massimiliano Allegri could become the eighth Italian manager to win the European Cup/Champions League, more than any other nationality. [Full Article...]


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