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UK PM May says no delaying June 19 start to Brexit talks

Following the refusal by Prime Minister Theresa May to face her rivals in a televised debate, the Sky News-Channel 4 co-hosted show saw Mrs May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn responding to questions from the audience and interviewer Jeremy Paxman instead. [Full Article...]

Vladimir Putin calls allegations of Russian interference in US election "fiction"

Emerging from the two-hour meeting, Macron and Putin vowed to improve the strained relations between their countries, while admitting to disagreements during talks described by Macron as "extremely frank". The Russian leader added that he agrees with Trump that anyone could have been behind the hacking of the Democrats' emails. They held a banner "Stop homophobia in Chechnya" at a square in front ... [Full Article...]

Dario Franchitti robbed at gunpoint at Taco Bell in US

I almost came to the pit lane because this qualifying run is over with this problem". The cars' setups change significantly between the quali and race weekends, so starting at the front arguably isn't as important as in Alonso's Formula 1 day job. [Full Article...]

Trump Seemingly Downplays Allegations Against Kushner About Russia

Trump , according to one person familiar with his thinking, believed he was facing more of a communications problem than a legal one, despite the intensifying inquiries. National security adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters on Saturday that so-called back-channeling was not unusual. His comments were echoed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly . [Full Article...]

UN chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

UN chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal The official says the prime minister took a conciliatory tone during the climate discussions. German Chancellor Angela Merkel told reporters on the Italian island "the entire discussion about climate was very hard, if not to say very unsatisfying", while Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, said: "I hope they [the US] decide in the right way". [Full Article...]

CBSE Class 10 Results to be Declared Today, May 31, 2017

CBSE Class 10 Results to be Declared Today, May 31, 2017 After the results are announced, the students who are not satisfied with the marks that they get will have the facility to put forward for paper correction they can apply for recorrection or revaluation and for recounting exam papers. - arts, science and commerce. Even students can check the grade, percentage and other information. However, another report from Financial Express said that the r... [Full Article...]

Lankan Floods' Death Toll Rises

Lankan Floods' Death Toll Rises A flooded factory is seen in a village in Matara, Sri Lanka. In this photo taken on Saturday, May 27, 2017, shows an aerial view of inundated area of Kiriella, in Ratnapura district of Sri Lanka. The United Nations said it would donate water containers, water purification tablets and tarpaulins while the World Health Organisation will support medical teams in affected areas. [Full Article...]

Pentagon to test new anti-missile system

Pentagon to test new anti-missile system The target was a custom-made missile meant to simulate an ICBM, meaning it flew faster than missiles used in previous intercept tests, according to Christopher Johnson, the Missile Defense Agency's spokesman. "Condemning in the strongest terms North Korea's nuclear tests and ballistic missile launches , we stand ready to strengthen measures aimed at achieving these objectives and strongly cal... [Full Article...]

NOAA Predicts Above-Normal Hurricane Season Likely

NOAA Predicts Above-Normal Hurricane Season Likely The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30, though this year saw the first storm (Tropical Storm Arlene) develop in mid-April. Another factor is that sea surface temperatures in the tropical North Atlantic and Caribbean Sea are expected to be warmer than normal, TSR reported. [Full Article...]

Large explosion near embassies in Kabul

It has caused widespread damage. At least 67 wounded have been taken to Kabul hospitals following a powerful vehicle bomb explosion in the Afghan capital on Wednesday, a spokesman for the ministry of public health said. Witnesses said dozens of cars were blocking roads and some wounded people could be seen. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. Early reports say the blast was cau... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Says Joe Lieberman Is His Top Choice For FBI Director

Lieberman was among four candidates Trump interviewed at the White House this week. Following the firing of now-former FBI Director James Comey , it would seem President Trump would want a respected, unifying figure in the job. The White House declined to comment to Politico , while Lieberman's office had not yet replied as of the publication of its story. Republicans, by contrast, praised... [Full Article...]

Bangladesh deserve the respect they are getting: Tamim Iqbal

Bangladesh deserve the respect they are getting: Tamim Iqbal South Africa and England are the perennial underachievers in one-day global cricket, mixing high hopes with high-profile failures in the big tournaments. Bangladesh play hosts England in the very first game of the Champions Trophy on Thursday, and the Tigers faithful can only hope their team won't repeat these two games' mistakes in the competitive matches . [Full Article...]

Pentagon: Missile defense test was a success

An interceptor was then blasted off from an underground missile silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base north of Los Angeles. Base officials successfully took out a missile programmed to act like an intercontinental ballistic missile that was launched from the Marshall Islands . [Full Article...]

Korea's missile launch reached Japan's exclusive economic zone

The probable Scud-class ballistic warhead, fired on Monday, flew about 450 km, South Korean officials said . The six are believed to have been on two fishing vessels, one of which was overturned, when they were rescued by the South Korean coast guard and the navy on Saturday, the coast guard said. [Full Article...]

Trump's use of private cellphone raises security concerns

But using his private cellphone (which is generally not a secure device) could spell out some trouble for Trump down the line. Former and current United States officials reportedly said that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has in fact spoken to Trump directly on his cellphone. [Full Article...]

Germans Are Finally Uniting-Around Hating Donald Trump

Germans Are Finally Uniting-Around Hating Donald Trump He later clarified the statement , saying Germany is " very bad on trade ", not as a country. The comments come after a fractious summit of the G7 group of nations where Trump refused to commit to the landmark 2015 Paris climate accord, described the German vehicle industry as " bad , very bad ", and had two tense encounters with French President Emmanuel Macron. [Full Article...]

Chelsea Manning celebrates release from prison: 'First steps of freedom'

The former military intelligence analyst, then known as Private First Class Bradley Manning, was convicted of providing more than 700,000 documents, videos, diplomatic cables and battlefield accounts to WikiLeaks , an global organisation that publishes such information from anonymous sources. [Full Article...]

Madras HC stays ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

Madras HC stays ban on sale of cattle for slaughter The reproduction of the story/photograph in any form will be liable for legal action. A gazette notification, titled Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Regulation of Livestock Markets) Rules, 2017 by the ministry had stated that no one can bring cattle to an animal market unless he or she has furnished a written declaration that the cattle will not be sold for the objective of slaughter. [Full Article...]

M scholar thrashed for taking part in beef festival

M scholar thrashed for taking part in beef festival The fest took place on Sunday where scores of students were seen seated on the lawns of the campus eating beef. "He is also a very active member of the right-wing student organisation in college", Manoj Parameswaran, a research scholar from the department of Humanities and Social Sciences, was quoted by The Indian Express as saying. [Full Article...]

Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties

Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties President Trump kicked off a short week in Washington Tuesday morning by firing back at German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Twitter, saying the United States' "massive" trade deficit with Germany is "very bad" for the USA and promising "This will change". [Full Article...]


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