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Steve Bannon Attended NSC Meeting After Shake-Up

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster was given responsibility for setting the agenda for meetings of the NSC or the Homeland Security Council, and was authorised to delegate that authority to Bossert, at his discretion, according to the filing. [Full Article...]

United Nations child sex ring left victims, but no arrests

The Security Council resolution recognized the recent elections as a "major milestone towards stabilization". The UN said the new mission was also authorized to "protect civilians under imminent threat of physical violence, within its capabilities and areas of deployment, as needed". [Full Article...]

Trump says would be 'wonderful' if US, Russia could get along

Donald Trump has revealed he ordered the strikes on a Syrian airfield while eating "a lovely piece of chocolate cake" with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Speaking following the meetings, Mr Lavrov ruled out withdrawing his support for Syrian leader Assad, saying that "ousting a particular personality is not on our agenda". [Full Article...]

Manhunt after teenager suffers gunshot wound to the head

Manhunt after teenager suffers gunshot wound to the head Police are looking for a man who may be armed. His step-father and young step-siblings were also in the house at the time. The boy's mother confronted the gunman first but fled to a bedroom to hide after the gunman produced a pistol and shouted orders at her. [Full Article...]

Palestinian government slashes salaries for Gaza employees

Palestinian government slashes salaries for Gaza employees Since Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas assumed leadership in 2005, no executions have taken place, but five people previously sentenced to death had their sentences carried out in the Gaza Strip , according to Israeli rights group B'TSelem . [Full Article...]

Donald Trump's White House aides are worth millions

Ms Trump - who just days ago announced she would officially enter a federal role as an unpaid adviser to the US President - will hang on to her stake in Trump International Hotel, located blocks from the White House. White House press secretary Sean Spicer-who earned $260,000 in salary and bonuses a year ago at the RNC-said Friday that the staffers' wealth highlights their selflessness due to what... [Full Article...]

Gibraltar criticises Madrid after Spanish naval vessel incursion

Gibraltar criticises Madrid after Spanish naval vessel incursion An official spokesman for 10 Downing Street said: "The prime minister said we remain absolutely dedicated to working with Gibraltar for the best possible outcome on Brexit, and will continue to involve them fully in the process". Asked about Howard's comments, and whether the tone of them was helpful, the prime minister's spokesman at first simply stressed the government's support for Gibraltar... [Full Article...]

Marilyn Wirth: His message of love and hope

Built in the 12th century, this sacred site was showing signs of significant deterioration as was the marble slab covering the ground on which the corpse of the Lord was buried, according to the Jewish customs of first century Palestine. And of course lambs, for He is the Lamb of God sacrificed on the Cross for our sakes. Easter symbolises the journey God took to be closer to his creation. [Full Article...]

United Airlines CEO: 'This Will Never Happen Again'

United Airlines CEO: 'This Will Never Happen Again' The United press train moves at a mile a minute, and previously, Munoz tweeted an apology for having to " re-accommodate " the passenger. He also promised to review over-booking procedures and vowed to never again to use law enforcement to take a passenger off an overbooked boarded plane. [Full Article...]

Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained court order to monitor ex-Trump adviser in Russian Federation probe

The Washington Post reported Tuesday that a judge granted the Federal Bureau of Investigation a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant last summer in order to monitor Page after providing probable cause that he had acted on behalf of a foreign country. [Full Article...]

Police kill 6 in political violence in India's Kashmir

Following violence in other parts of J&K, the EC on Monday also postponed the by-elections to the Anantnag Parliamentary constituency to May 25. The pro-independence resistance leadership called for a complete shutdown for two days against the killings. [Full Article...]

Don't intend to make law to regulate food portion in hotels: Paswan

Don't intend to make law to regulate food portion in hotels: Paswan While service tax is a mandatory component in the restaurant's bill, service charge by law has always been a voluntary component. Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan told the media that food wastage can not go on in a country "where there are so many poor". [Full Article...]

Facebook targets 30000 fake France accounts before presidential election

Facebook targets 30000 fake France accounts before presidential election Earlier this week, Facebook said that it had deleted 30,000 fake accounts in France , which, as Reuters points out, was well timed: France's presidential election is in about 10 days. "We fight their spread and are giving you some tips how you can recognise whether a news item is true or not". It's the latest in a string of new features created to fight hoaxes - just last month, Facebook prom... [Full Article...]

USA drops largest non-nuclear bomb on Afghanistan

Nangarhar Provincial Governor Gulab Mangal said IS fighters had used the complex to "kill people and hold important meetings". But the massive blast still terrified villagers 20 miles away across the border in Pakistan. "We are united with the Afghan government to prevent terrorists from establishing safe havens within Afghanistan". The Site Intelligence Group, which tracks extremist organizat... [Full Article...]

Playoff experience gives Sharks an edge in Game 1 win over Oilers

It was a half-breakaway. With their top two centers nursing injuries that have placed their status in doubt and a late-season stumble having cost them home-ice advantage in the first round, the Sharks head into their series against Edmonton trying to find the form that helped them win the Western Conference past year. [Full Article...]

South Africa's ANC backs Zuma in reshuffle dispute

The decision heightens chances that Zuma will survive an opposition-sponsored vote of no confidence in parliament if the leadership of the National Assembly allows it to go ahead. ANC spokesperson Nonceba Mhlauli says they have been inundated with mischievous calls, text messages and emails by faceless individuals and organisations lobbying them to disregard the party line and vote in accordance w... [Full Article...]

Contract talks can wait, says Arsenal's Ozil

What's important is the club. Asked how big a challenge it will be for Arsenal to finish in the top four this season, Wenger said in a press conference: " Massive and we might or might not get there ". Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? So in that respect it is not surprising, because I've had a few good years. The former was injured in the 2-2 draw with Manchester City on 2 April, while ... [Full Article...]

French judges to European Parliament: lift Le Pen's immunity

French judges to European Parliament: lift Le Pen's immunity Le Pen pursued the softer image even at the expense of her relationship with her father, disowning his comments that Nazi gas chambers were a "detail" of history. Last month, the European Parliament lifted her immunity in a separate case which concerns her tweeting graphic pictures of Daesh violence. In February, the assembly began withholding part of her pay to recover the money. [Full Article...]

Quotes from North Korean official about tensions with US

A senior Russian lawmaker says the U.S.is a greater threat to global peace than North Korea. "With the regime it's not a matter of if, it's when". Vice foreign minister Han Song Ryol blamed the United States pre sident for building up a "vicious cycle" of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, saying that his "aggressive" tweets were "making trouble". [Full Article...]

Hillary Clinton Discusses President Trump's Airstrikes on Syria

Hillary Clinton pauses as she addresses her staff and supporters about the results of the U.S. election at a hotel in the Manhattan borough of NY, U.S., November 9, 2016. Clinton added that she doesn't want anybody running campaigns to have their communications stolen. And you layer on the first woman president over all of that change, and some people, women included, had very real problems. [Full Article...]


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