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Putin Plays The Piano, With Perhaps Unintentional Undertones

Russian President Vladimir Putin plays piano before meeting Chinese leader Xi Jinping on the first day of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing , China May 14, 2017. "As regards the source of these threats, I believe that the leadership of Microsoft have announced this plainly, that the initial source of the virus is the intelligence services of the U.S.", Mr. [Full Article...]

Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russia

Trump revealed intelligence secrets to Russia Trump allegedly shared information from an intelligence-sharing arrangement with a USA partner with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. McMaster says: "I was in the room.it didn't happen". No US media were allowed into the meeting. The Post said the intelligence partner had not given the United States permission to share the material with Russian officials. [Full Article...]

South Africa court reserves judgement on Zuma confidence vote

South Africa court reserves judgement on Zuma confidence vote Opposition parties in South Africa marched to the Constitutional Court on Monday where the top court heard arguments seeking to have a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma taken by secret ballot, as pressure mounts on him to resign after a controversial cabinet reshuffle. [Full Article...]

Express your love for Mom with these Mother's day quotes

Express your love for Mom with these Mother's day quotes There's no way I could ever fully express my gratitude for all you've done for me. In fact, there are many countries who have different Mother's Day dates based on their ancient or religious traditions. Even if it tastes terrible your mom will still love you for trying to give her the best Mother's Day meal ever. Do check out some really loveable messages for mom's day. [Full Article...]

"Nothing Further to Add": Spicer Shuts Down Questions on Trump's Tapes Tweet

Asked whether Trump had taped conversations with Comey during his daily press briefing , White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said: "The president has nothing further to add on that", Spicer added that Trump's tweet was not intended as a threat. [Full Article...]

Trump hopeful as interviews continue for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump hopeful as interviews continue for new Federal Bureau of Investigation director Even before Trump's provocative tweets, the White House was scrambling to clarify why Comey was sacked. It may have also upset Mr Trump that Mr Comey testified in Congress that there was no evidence to Mr Trump's wild claim that President Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped during the 2016 election. [Full Article...]

The local election results summed up in 6 handy graphics

Nevertheless, the projected national share would still be the Conservatives' best in any local elections since 2008 - while, at 27 per cent, it would be Labour's lowest since 2010. The main opposition Labour Party took a beating, shedding some 300 local councilors nationwide and suffering losses in long-time heartlands including industrial south Wales and northeast England. [Full Article...]

Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South Kim witnessed the test and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research, saying that they worked hard to achieve a great thing", according to KCNA . In Seoul , some citizens expressed frustration. It said U.S. President Donald Trump's "maximum pressure and engagement" policy is only aimed at "stifling us" and will compel the North to "strengthen our nuclear deterrent at the maximum speed". [Full Article...]

Snowden Aids in Hong Kong at Risk After Authorities Reject Asylum - Watchdog

Snowden Aids in Hong Kong at Risk After Authorities Reject Asylum - Watchdog It was not until a year ago that the role Mr Tibbo and his clients played in sheltering Mr Snowden was revealed. Earlier reports had said the Sri Lankans in the group had complained they were being hunted down by the Sri Lankan police, who had pursued them in Hong Kong in 2016, and could not return to their country. [Full Article...]

China's Xi says Belt and Road summit reaches consensus, achieves positive outcomes

He denied any attempts by China to form a "small group" of nations through the initiative and said China plans to build "a road for peace" and link itself to much of Asia, Europe and Africa through the ambitious initiative. As these projects - which include bridges, nuclear plants and railways - unfold, Mr. Guterres highlighted the need to work together to uphold global environmental and social st... [Full Article...]

India appeals to UN court to halt execution of 'spy'

There are reports that Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf is expected to lead the Pakistan side before the ICJ but he indicated that they may hire someone from overseas, the best minds on global law to advance Pakistan's standpoint. noting that it had failed to provide an assurance that the sentence would not be carried out. Pakistan could also assure the ICJ that the spy would not be executed until ... [Full Article...]

Players Championship victor prepares for military duty

A three-putt bogey at 12, a routine par at the accessible par-5 16th and a wayward shot at the closing hole ended his chances - especially since Kim played bogey-free in the final round. "It been a tough 18 months". Despite Kim's win, he looks set to spend two years away from the game. Less than a month ago Poulter thought he had lost his full playing status on the PGA Tour after failing to ... [Full Article...]

Dem rep calls for impeachment of Trump

Dem rep calls for impeachment of Trump In an opinion piece Saturday for the Washington Post , Tribe said Trump's offenses (potential violations of the emoluments clause and interference with FBI's Russian Federation investigation) were piling up and called for the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to launch an impeachment investigation. [Full Article...]

Korea's new president to White House; N. Korea calls for 'new chapter'

The plan was discussed Thursday during a 40-minute phone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Moon's office said in a statement . Moon explained the difficulties faced by South Korean companies that were doing business in China and asked for Xi's "special attention" to ease those concerns, Yoon said. [Full Article...]

Moors murderer Ian Brady dies aged 79 following illness

No cause of death was immediately given. At a court hearing in February lawyers said he had been bedridden for the last couple of years and it was "fair to say" he is terminally ill, with emphysema among his ailments. Hindley in particular became a hate figure, her face plastered across newspaper pages every time she applied unsuccessfully for parole. The evil lovers kept a trophy of the kil... [Full Article...]

White House: Trump's morning tweets about Comey 'not a threat'

The decision is subject to confirmation by the U.S. Senate, where Republicans have a majority. In the afternoon, White House press secretary Sean Spicer repeatedly refused to say definitively whether recording devices had been placed in the White House, and he tried to downplay the notion that the president threatened the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. [Full Article...]

'Even Personal laws Must Abide By Constitution': Centre On Triple Talaq

'Even Personal laws Must Abide By Constitution': Centre On Triple Talaq The Supreme Court on Monday continued its hearing on the constitutional illegality of the triple talaq issue. "By virtue of the reference order, all three issues were to be taken up for adjudication". ALSO READ: Is Triple Talaq Fundamental To Religion? Nonetheless, the top court said that they have restricted time, so every one of the matters couldn't be secured at present. [Full Article...]

Tehran's mayor drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

Ghalibaf's withdrawal "was likely an orchestrated move to shore up support behind a single principlist candidate, and pose a potent challenge to Rouhani", said Behnam Ben Taleblu, an Iran analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, a conservative think tank based in Washington. [Full Article...]

With new president, new faces for French parliament

The euro currency, which had been rising for two weeks as the prospect receded that France would elect an anti-EU president, topped $1.10 in early Asian trading for the first time since the USA elections, before easing back. And while a number of their leading figures rallied behind Macron, his "En Marche" movement, founded just a year ago, has never fought a legislative election. [Full Article...]

Horgan holds hope he will be BC premier

The last time a previous governing party won even close to a majority of the popular vote was 1986, when Bill Vander Zalm's Social Credit party earned 49.32 per cent of voter support, virtually dead even with votes cast for the old Liberal and the NDP. [Full Article...]


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