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Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis: South Korea envoy

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis: South Korea envoy North Korea has carried out a barrage of missile tests in recent months, which it says are bringing it closer to acquiring the ability to hit the USA mainland with a nuclear-tipped weapon. Regarding the North's Sunday test of an intermediate-range ballistic missile, Harris said it posed a threat to not only the Korean Peninsula, but also to Japan, China, Russia, the US and beyond. [Full Article...]

Le Pen's Father Says Stance on Euro, EU Dragged Her Down

Le Pen's Father Says Stance on Euro, EU Dragged Her Down Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump tweeted his congratulations to Mr Macron for the "big win" and said he looked forward to working with him. "The citizens of France have trusted you with leading the country at a hard time for Europe and the whole world community". [Full Article...]

India has no substance in Jadhav case

The other option, he said, was to demand for an annulment of the death sentence. Kakakhel said that Commander Jadhav was convicted for death sentence by a Pakistani Court after he confessed to all his crimes. Third, we must look upon this as a political victory for India as much as a legal one. "We lost important cases at the global forum in the last couple of years". [Full Article...]

Three riders hurt after being thrown from Port Townsend Ferris wheel

Three riders hurt after being thrown from Port Townsend Ferris wheel The ride made a grinding sound and something appeared to fall out, witnesses told Port Townsend police. They feel 15-18 feet and landed on the metal floor of the ride. The Department of Labor and Industries said it would not be at the scene investigating Friday as first believed. "This is about as bad as it gets in the amusement ride business". [Full Article...]

Subramanian Swamy: Rajinikanth unsuitable for Tamil Nadu politics

Subramanian Swamy: Rajinikanth unsuitable for Tamil Nadu politics Earlier while speaking to fans, Rajini had said that he has no immediate plans to join politics. The comments set tongues waging about his intentions on joining politics. "[MK] Stalin is a great administrator". Cho (S. Ramasamy) Sir used to often say that Stalin would perform very well if he were given a free hand. The film also enraged Ramadoss, who accused Rajinikanth of misleading the youth... [Full Article...]

ICJ stays Pak death sentence to Jadhav

Jadhav is not executed pending the final decision in these proceedings", said the court's president Ronny Abraham. As Pakistan had already denied India consular access to Jadhav, India approached the ICJ for a stay order on the death sentence. [Full Article...]

Kushner Companies: We Weren't Trying To Lure Investors By Mentioning Jared

The money [for the building project in New Jersey, known as One Journal Square , ] would be provided through a much-criticized government program known as EB-5 that awards foreign investors a path to citizenship in exchange for investments of at least $500,000 in American development projects. [Full Article...]

Nanaimo MLA says election uncertainty means anything is possible

He insisted throughout that he was willing to work with either main party, although the bitterness between him and NDP leader John Horgan was on display many times during Weaver's four years as a lone Green MLA. At a separate press conference, Horgan said the two men also believe the Liberals have failed on child care, and the housing crisis. With the vote count not complete, the Liberals, whi... [Full Article...]

May 20-26 is National Safe Boating Week

May 20-26 is National Safe Boating Week The event helps to raise awareness of different life jacket types, while demonstrating their comfort and versatility by wearing them to work. Another incident Buckner recalled, also a few years ago, involved two TWRA officers whose boat hit a stick, and it flipped the boat and left the officers in the water. [Full Article...]

Ex-French PM Valls Wants to Be Majority Candidate at Legislative Election

Ex-French PM Valls Wants to Be Majority Candidate at Legislative Election Macron's victory appears to have steadied the European ship. Macron has promised that half of those candidates will be new to elected politics, as he was before his victory on Sunday. "More than ever in the forthcoming months France will need you", Le Pen said. Macron's most immediate battle is likely securing a parliamentary majority in upcoming legislative elections in June. [Full Article...]

EVM row: Shiv Sena bats strongly for ballot paper

The AAP has raised the pitch about manipulation of EVMs following its drubbing in the recent Punjab and Goa Assembly elections and the Delhi civic polls. "The first question is whether EVMs can be tampered". In this context it should be understood that it is possible for anyone to make any electronic gadget which "looks-like" ECI EVM and demonstrate any Magic or Tampering. [Full Article...]

FM: US understands Turkey's position against Syrian Kurds

FM: US understands Turkey's position against Syrian Kurds In a statement, the Turkish Embassy blamed the violence on the demonstrators, saying they were "aggressively provoking Turkish-American citizens who had peacefully assembled to greet the president". "There is no excuse for this kind of thuggish behavior". Video shows people pushing past police to confront a small group of protesters across the street in Sheridan Circle. [Full Article...]

Israeli Intel Officials 'Boiling Mad' at Trump for Sharing Intel With Russia

Israeli Intel Officials 'Boiling Mad' at Trump for Sharing Intel With Russia Some of the classified intelligence that President Donald Trump shared with the Russians is so secret that the media is being asked not to report it, NBC News reported . At the press conference, Lavrov also said Russian Federation would like to improve its relations with the European Union (EU). Even before Trump's meeting with the Russians, Washington's intelligence partners overseas have no... [Full Article...]

Trump calls special counsel Russian Federation probe 'greatest witch hunt' in U.S. history

The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee , Republican Richard Burr, said Flynn's lawyer told the panel he would not honour its subpoena seeking relevant documents. The DOJ investigation, it's important to note, is distinct from the FBI investigation into Flynn's Russia links, which stemmed from his December phone call with the Russian ambassador to the US shortly after President Obama im... [Full Article...]

Julian Assange rape charges dropped, but he still faces arrest

Julian Assange rape charges dropped, but he still faces arrest The move comes ahead of a Stockholm court's examination of a demand by Assange's lawyers that Sweden drop his European arrest warrant, the BBC reported. The South American country has granted him asylum, but it is not clear how Assange would travel there without the permission of British authorities. But it adds that Assange is now wanted for a "much less serious offense" than the original sex... [Full Article...]

Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Chelsea Manning was released from prison on Wednesday after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence, which was commuted by Barack Obama as one of his final acts as President. "The decision to discontinue the preliminary investigation is not because we've been able to make a full assessment of the evidence in this case, but because we didn't see any possibilities to advance the investigation fo... [Full Article...]

Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners

Violent riots took place in the cities of Jenin, Nablus, Qalqilya, Ramallah, Hebron and Bethlehem. The organization also reiterated its concern over, " more than 6,500 Palestinian civilians, including 300 children and 65 women, now imprisoned by Israel, among them almost 500 held in administrative detention without charge". [Full Article...]

Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

Rosenstein, who a day earlier named a special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation probe that Comey was helping lead before his ouster, briefed all US senators on Capitol Hill Thursday. McCaskill said he would have "complete discretion to take the investigation" where it needs to go. Later on Thursday, the president told TV anchors on the record, "I believe it hurts our country terribly, ... [Full Article...]

X-ray services at Basingstoke hospital hit in NHS cyber attack

NHS England hospital trusts were sent details of a security patch last month that would have prevented Friday's malware attack. High-profile victims include hospitals in Britain, the Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica, French carmaker Renault, US package delivery company FedEx, Russia's interior ministry and the German rail operator Deutsche Bahn. [Full Article...]

Car Strikes Crowd of Pedestrians in New York's Times Square

Car Strikes Crowd of Pedestrians in New York's Times Square New York Police Department said Richard Rojas , a 26-year-old US Navy veteran, has been arrested and taken into custody. Firefighters and paramedics treat injured pedestrians. Witnesses said the motorist was driving against traffic before his burgundy Honda sedan mounted the footpath and struck pedestrians. After the auto struck the barricade and stopped, the driver climbed out of his vehicle... [Full Article...]


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