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Appeals court upholds block of Trump's revised travel ban

Appeals court upholds block of Trump's revised travel ban In a 10-3 ruling, the Fourth Circuit upheld the lower court's preliminary injunction barring the administration from suspending visa issuance and preventing entry for nationals from the six countries. Parties generally have 90 days to appeal to the Supreme Court, but if the administration waits until late August to ask the court to step in, the justices probably would not vote on whether to hear... [Full Article...]

PM Modi meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin

Addressing a rally in Munich, Merkel acknowledged a growing rift between Berlin and Washington under the Donald Trump administration, while stressing the need for the European Union to transform itself after the U.K.'s decision to leave the 28-member bloc. [Full Article...]

Erekat: Israeli cabinet meeting in Western Wall tunnels a 'provocation'

Erekat: Israeli cabinet meeting in Western Wall tunnels a 'provocation' Palestinian Muslim women perform the Friday prayer outside of the Dome of the Rock shrine in the al-Aqsa mosque compound on January 30, 2015. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Cabinet met Sunday in tunnels that run near one of the holiest sites in Jerusalem for a special session marking the anniversary of Israel's capture of the city's eastern sector, in the 1967 war. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods issues statement on DUI arrest, says no alcohol involved

Tiger Woods issues statement on DUI arrest, says no alcohol involved Woods said in a statement released by his spokesman that alcohol was not a factor in his arrest but apologised and added that he took full responsibility. "ThereĀ“s no hurry. But, I want to say unequivocally, I want to play professional golf again". It hit rock bottom on Monday, when the former world number one was arrested by police for driving under the influence. [Full Article...]

BJP dubs public cattle slaughter in Kerala as "smack on communal mindset"

BJP dubs public cattle slaughter in Kerala as Rijil Makutty however justified the protest saying in a country where Dalits were lynched this sort of strong protests are called for. Minister for Local Administration K T Jaleel said the cabinet would discuss the issue and the state government would consider formulating a new legislation to overcome the Centre's cattle ban. [Full Article...]

White House: Trump, Netanyahu pledge to work together to combat terrorism

One indication the Saudis might be engaging in duplicity that is common practice throughout the Middle East comes in a Washington Post story. The resolution added, "We recommit ourselves to pray for God's peace to rule in Jerusalem and for the salvation of Israel , for the gospel is 'God's power for salvation to everyone who believes, first to the Jew' (Romans 1:16)". [Full Article...]

Injured Glenn Maxwell to miss warm-up match against Pakistan

Mohammad Aamir dismissed David Warner for 11, the only Australian wicket to fall before the match was called off by umpires. Mitchell Starc will return from a long injury lay-off when Australia meets Pakistan at Edgbaston for their second Champions Trophy warm-up match. [Full Article...]

House Intel panel likely to also subpoena Flynn businesses, Dem says

House Intel panel likely to also subpoena Flynn businesses, Dem says Trump later fired Flynn for reportedly lying about his contacts with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. The special counsel, former FBI Director Robert Mueller , is overseeing an investigation into Russia's meddling in the election and whether there was any collusion with Trump associates. [Full Article...]

Depression over Bay of Bengal to bring early monsoon

Depression over Bay of Bengal to bring early monsoon The southwest monsoon is set to arrive in Kerala on Tuesday. Officials said monsoon is likely to advance into most of Kerala and some parts of Tamil Nadu in the next 24 hours. "Conditions are favorable for further advance of southwest monsoon into some parts of southeast Arabian Sea, Maldives area, some more parts of Comorin area, southwest Bay of Bengal and east central Bay of Bengal, remai... [Full Article...]

Maron holds 'frank exchange' talks with Putin

Maron holds 'frank exchange' talks with Putin Macron had invited the Russian leader to France to reset a relationship that has turned increasingly sour. Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said dialogue with Russian Federation is vital in tackling a number of worldwide disputes. [Full Article...]

Top US diplomat stokes 'fires for justice' over Manchester

Top US diplomat stokes 'fires for justice' over Manchester This is Tillerson's first official visit to the United Kingdom, the visit comes after UK Police and government officials were furious and slammed the United states for leaking information from the investigation. At least 22 people, including some children, were killed and 59 were wounded when a suicide bomber struck as thousands of fans streamed out of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in the... [Full Article...]

Trump finds it's six against one on climate change

The senator said during an interview with CNN's State of the Union on Sunday that it would be an issue for the us if Trump did not reaffirm the country's previous commitment to the accord, made under former president Barack Obama in 2015. [Full Article...]

Fears grow of increasing IS foothold in southern Philippines

Fears grow of increasing IS foothold in southern Philippines Public Safety and Security Command Center (PSSCC) Chief, Retired General Benito De Leon said in a press conference that Mayor Sara convened the Peace and Order Council last Friday and among the resolutions was the request for additional forces on the ground. [Full Article...]

Pakistan capable of defeating India in Champions Trophy: Younus

This timely boost will further provide impetus to the young Bangladesh side which will go head to head with England in the ICC Champions Trophy opener on June 1 as the sixth-ranked side and ahead of two former world champions in fray. Brief scores: Bangladesh 341 for nine in 50 overs (Tamim 102, Kayes 61; Junaid Khan 4/73) lost to Pakistan 342 for eight in 49.3 overs (Malik 72, Ashraf 64 no... [Full Article...]

Father of Manchester bomber says he didn't expect attack

ISIS has claimed responsibility, saying one of its "soldiers" carried out the attack. France's interior minister said Abedi is believed to have traveled to Syria and had "proven" links with the Islamic State group. Azhar Mahmoud, who prays at the mosque in south Manchester, said it was "horrible" that the bomber was associated with it. "He always tells the youngsters, stay away from it. [Full Article...]

Islamists murder civilians in fight for Philippine city

Sixty-one of the dead were militants who have laid siege to the city of Marawi , 800 kilometres south of Manila , since Tuesday, according to army spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jo-Ar Herrera. The group of fighters however have turned out to be remarkably well-armed and resilient. The crisis in Marawi , home to some 200,000 people, has raised fears that extremism is growing in the southern P... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom steps up military patrols; probes attacker's Libya ties

United Kingdom steps up military patrols; probes attacker's Libya ties He was quiet and withdrawn, a college dropout who liked soccer - and, some say, showed alarming signs of being radicalized years before he walked into a pop concert at Britain's Manchester Arena and detonated a powerful bomb, killing himself and 22 others. [Full Article...]

IS vehicle bomb kills 13 outside Baghdad ice cream shop

Dramatic videos posted on social media showed the chaotic scene as families and young ones struggled to find each other following the blast early Tuesday. One young girl, wearing a ribbon and bow in her hair, wandered the scene dazed. No group has claimed responsibility, but the Daesh terrorist group has responded with acts of mass violence to the rising pressure it has faced in the northern Ira... [Full Article...]

Tearfund 'disappointed' as Trump stalls on climate change deal

Six of the seven G7 nations agreed to stick with their commitment to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement aimed at slowing global warming , but Mr Trump said he needed more time to decide if the USA would abandon the accord. The position makes the United States the lone holdout on endorsing the agreement during the G7 summit in Italy. Although he promised to make a decision next week, his app... [Full Article...]

North Korea fires third test missile in as many weeks

The North fired a mid-range missile, known as the Pukguksong-2, on May 21 and conducted a KN-06 surface-to-air guided missile test last week. The missile was launched from the coastal town of Wonsan, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement . [Full Article...]


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