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Trump Expands Abortion Funding Rule That Will Affect Women's Health Worldwide

Trump Expands Abortion Funding Rule That Will Affect Women's Health Worldwide The Trump administration's significant expansion of a Reagan-era policy that prohibits federal funding for organizations that promote or perform abortions overseas will not affect the amount of funding the US provides for life-saving health programs or the continuation of those programs, administration officials said Monday. [Full Article...]

Ransomware Attack Hits Businesses Across The World

NHS Digital, which oversees United Kingdom hospital cybersecurity, said it sent alerts about the problem - and a patch to fix it - to health service staff and IT professionals last month. "Today people will go to GP surgeries, we still don't know whether all GP surgeries across the country are going to be affected by this cyber security crisis or not, and we haven't had a dickie-bird from Jeremy... [Full Article...]

UN Security Council condemns N. Korea's missile tests

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 the news agency. North Korea, as with [U.S. President Barack] Obama in 2009, showed they will act no differently with a liberal progressive than they did with his conservative predecessor [President George W. [Full Article...]

Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel

The result brings to an end the Social Democrat-led government of state Premier Hannelore Kraft with the vote for the centre-left SPD dropping from 39.1 percent in the last election in 2012 to just 30.5 percent on Sunday, according to the ZDF projections. [Full Article...]

South Korea to send special envoy to Japan

South Korea's left-leaning new leader Moon Jae-In will travel to the United States for a summit with President Donald Trump next month, Moon's spokesman said Tuesday, amid high tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. "It makes me a little jealous". After a year-long scandal surrounding South Korea's former president, the country finally swore in their new leader, Moon Jae-in, this week. [Full Article...]

US Tells Israeli Officials Western Wall is 'Not Your Territory'

Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state along with the occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip that is controlled by Islamist Hamas. The East Jerusalem holy site is part of the Temple Mount complex, a hilltop compound revered by Muslims as the Haram al-Sharif compound, which includes the Al-Aqsa mosque and the Dome of the Rock. [Full Article...]

South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions

South Korea's Moon to send envoys to Beijing to ease tensions Moreover, although Trump has used some tough rhetoric when it comes to North Korea and its leader, the USA government has wavered multiple times on the matter. Naturally, he added that if Pyongyang does go ahead and freeze its weapons programs, the global community must follow up by easing sanctions, and Seoul and Washington must reduce the number of joint US-South Korean military exercises they h... [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia, Russia Agree on Extending Oil Cuts Until March 2018

Russia's energy ministry said extending the cuts, which were came into force in November, through to 31 March 2018 would demonstrate "producers' determination to ensure stability, predictability and incremental development of the market". In December 2016, OPEC and non-OPEC producers reached their first deal since 2001 to curtail oil output jointly and ease a global glut after more than two ye... [Full Article...]

Cinco de Mayo: Why is it a holiday?

Cinco de Mayo: Why is it a holiday? Civil War. "Well, we combined Cinco de Mayo with my wife's graduation party". Trump himself has not released a statement about Cinco de Mayo this year, but he has done so in the past. This year, although the White House traditionally celebrates the holiday every year with parties either in the East Room or the Rose Garden, President Trump won't be in attendance . [Full Article...]

Theresa May vows to advance workers' rights if she wins election

The policy announcement comes after Labour's leaked manifesto pledges were found to be hugely popular with the public. "Now is the time to lock in that economic growth and ensure the proceeds are spread to everyone in our country". "GMB members will believe it when they see it". Theresa May is promising what she says would be the biggest expansion of workers' rights by any Conservative gover... [Full Article...]

Facebook fined 150000 euros by French data watchdog

Facebook fined 150000 euros by French data watchdog A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra began hearing the petitions filed by Karmanya Singh Sareen and Shreya Sethi challenging the constitutional validity of the WhatsApp policy. The bench, also comprising Justices A K Sikri, Amitava Roy, A M Khanwilkar and Mohan M Shantanagoundar, said, "We would consider what portion of the policy affected the fundamental rights of citizen... [Full Article...]

UN Security Council condemns North Korea's missiles tests

What do we know about North Korea's new missile? "What would change the strategic balance is an ICBM capable of reaching the USA mainland", Schilling said. North Korea's weekend missile test is an immediate leadership test for Moon Jae-in, who was elected South Korea's new president just last week. The United States sees China as key, U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump deletes tweet calling Palestinian leader's visit 'an honor'

SIEGEL: Well, joining us to talk about Palestinian reaction to today's White House meeting is Daoud Kuttab. His comments followed a number of statements from angry right-wing politicians, who were outraged that Abbas could speak of peace while at the same time issuing such payments, which they believe help inspire acts of terrorism against Israelis. [Full Article...]

Trump, in first trip overseas, to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia

President Donald Trump will visit Israel later this month after visiting Saudi Arabia , his first foreign trip since taking office in January. A source told i24NEWS that some Israeli officials have expressed reservations over the choice of Masada for an address by a US President, but added that the site - an ancient fortress situated atop a 400 meter (1,300 foot) high rock cliff - seems in ... [Full Article...]

Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'

Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision' Five are now running for election. A conservative candidate has dropped out of Iran's presidential election to back a hard-liner challenging moderate President Hassan Rouhani. "I am withdrawing my candidacy for the presidential election in favor of Reisi", Ghalibaf said in a statement. Mr Raisi, seen by some as a protégé of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, is the president's main cha... [Full Article...]

UN Security Council condemns N Korea missile test, vows

The test seems to have not only "demonstrated an intermediate range ballistic missile that may enable the regime to reliably strike the US base at Guam in the Pacific", Schilling said, but "more importantly, may represent a substantial advance to developing an intercontinental ballistic missile". [Full Article...]

Tehran Mayor drops out of Iranian presidential race

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...]

Israel wants White House to explain US official's Western Wall comment

The US delegation is said to have opposed a request that Trump be accompanied by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu oh his visit to the Western Wall, with Trump's team calling it "a private visit" by the president. "We are convinced that this statement is contrary to the policy of President Trump ". He showed little concern about Israeli settlement construction on occupied lands clai... [Full Article...]

WSJ Poll: Just 29 Percent Approve of Trump's Firing of James Comey

A White House official had said 11 people were under consideration - including acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe, Republican Senator John Cornyn, New York Appeals Court Judge Michael Garcia and former Assistant Attorney General Alice Fisher - to replace Comey as FBI chief. [Full Article...]

GST is a big step for economic reforms, says Yogi Adityanath

GST is a big step for economic reforms, says Yogi Adityanath Accusing the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh of failing to keep intact the law and order in the state, the Samajwadi Party said that it opposed the proceeding of the house to express displeasure over the poor governance of the Adityanath dispensation. [Full Article...]


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