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Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day

Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day While Trump had campaigned on promises to make services and healthcare to veterans a top priority - vowing to clean up the VA - his run was marred by repeated digs at US veterans, and the families of fallen USA veterans. Byers was on his third combat tour and, Trump said, ran through smoke and a hail of bullets to rescue an Afghan soldier when he was killed last November. [Full Article...]

Blast at Indian fireworks factory triggers deadly blaze

Blast at Indian fireworks factory triggers deadly blaze Firefighters took more than three hours to douse the blaze in Balaghat district on Wednesday evening. At the time of blast, around 40 workers were present in the factory premise. He said the government would also pay for the medical expenses of the injured. The district administration ordered a magisterial probe headed by additional district magistrate to probe the incident. [Full Article...]

Alonso: I'll be back with McLaren, if we're winning

Key in his decision: "We have to win". If we don't win, I will jump in any vehicle I can in any category. "There's lots of things that go into the decision and we're entering that window now of "which way do you go when you come to the fork in the road ". [Full Article...]

Prosecutors: Reality Winner wrote "I want to burn the White House down"

Prosecutors: Reality Winner wrote Winner, a contractor with Pluribus International Corporation in Georgia , faces up to 10 years in prison for leaking classified information. Victor spent much of that six year career as an air force linguist in Maryland. United States intelligence agencies and their contractors are full of recent graduates who are computer, encryption and foreign language wizards. "She offered up her life for... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka flash floods leave half a million people displaced

In addition, over 114,000 families were in need of urgent assistance. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed condolences over the loss of lives and property due to flooding and landslides in the island nation. Police spokesman Priyantha Jayakody said multiple landslides were reported in Kalutara, Ratnapura and Matara. As the extent of the damage became clear, worldwide relief organizatio... [Full Article...]

Tehran attackers fought for ISIS, Iran says

Suicide bombers and gunmen stormed into Iran's parlia. On Wednesday, Iran's parliament and mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran were hit in near-simultaneous attacks that have killed 16 people and wounded 52 others. The comments sparked anger from Iranians on social media, who recalled the vigils in Tehran that followed the September 11 attacks. "Repugnant WH [White House] statement...a... [Full Article...]

GOP House candidate who assaulted reporter wins Montana election

GOP House candidate who assaulted reporter wins Montana election Gianforte will fill the seat vacated by former representative Ryan Zinke who President Donald Trump picked to head up the Department of the Interior. Commentators debated furiously whether Gianforte's attack would affect the election, given 37 percent of registered voters had already cast absentee ballots , and 66 percent of issued absentee ballots were already returned . [Full Article...]

Pakistanis stranded at Doha airport reach Muscat

Pakistanis stranded at Doha airport reach Muscat As a result, Pakistani pilgrims proceeding to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah were left in a limbo as Qatar Airways was barred from entering Saudi Arabia . The operations of the Qatar Airways are running as normal with no disruptions to flights with the exception of those to the four countries Qatar Airways has been restricted to fly to, the Qatar Airways spokesperson said today. [Full Article...]

India Just Launched Its Largest Rocket Ever

India Just Launched Its Largest Rocket Ever India's space agency prepared Monday to launch its heaviest rocket carrying a communication satellite from a launch pad off the country's southeastern coast. GSLV Mk III D1 is capable of lifting payloads (or satellites) of upto 4,000kgs into the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit (GTO) and 10,000kg into the Low Earth Orbit. [Full Article...]

House GOP backs bill to undo much of Dodd-Frank

The Trump administration backed the bill as part of a multi-pronged effort to ease banking regulations in order to spur economic growth. The bill was approved 233-186. But Republicans don't want to make the choice of getting that done without freeing the big banks as well. They said the CFPB changes, including eliminating its complaints database, would make it easier for firms to take advantage ... [Full Article...]

Israel advances plans for further 1500 settler homes: Peace Now

Israel advances plans for further 1500 settler homes: Peace Now Co-sponsored by 17 senators, the text calls on the legislative body to recognize that " Jerusalem should remain the undivided capital of Israel in which the rights of every ethnic and religious group are protected" and validates that "there has been a continuous Jewish presence in Jerusalem for three millennia". [Full Article...]

Two Of Three London Attackers Identified

The third attacker was identified as Youssef Zaghba, a 22-year-old Italian national of Moroccan descent who was reportedly working in a London restaurant. A 27-year-old man has been arrested on Tuesday in connection with the incident. Zaghba was "not a police or MI5 subject of interest", it added, an assertion that seemed to conflict with accounts in the Italian media. [Full Article...]

DOJ Says Comey Wasn't Honest In Senate Hearing

DOJ Says Comey Wasn't Honest In Senate Hearing Comey would not say whether he thought the president sought to obstruct justice, but added it would be up to special counsel Robert Mueller, who is now investigating the Russian Federation allegations, "to sort that out". Comey wrote that he had responded that Flynn was a good guy. Mark Warner, the most senior Democrat on the committee, summed up the concerns, pointing to Mr Trump's repeated adm... [Full Article...]

Scottish Episcopal Church to allow same-sex weddings

Scottish Episcopal Church to allow same-sex weddings Within minutes of the vote, the conservative grouping GAFCON announced Canon Andy Lines as a "missionary bishop" to oversee traditionalist parishes who want to defect from the official Scottish Anglican church. John Armes, told BBC News . The decision invites the possibility of sanctions by the 80 million-strong Anglican communion. Today's decision by the SEC to approve changes to canon law o... [Full Article...]

Killed Mandsaur farmers' should get martyr status: Rahul to kin of deceased

Killed Mandsaur farmers' should get martyr status: Rahul to kin of deceased The outburst of discontent in India's heartland farming states of Madhya Pradesh and neighbouring Maharashtra poses a challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi , who has promised to double farmers' incomes over the next five years. The whole reason behind this situation is "Congress" who needs to be blamed as they are grabbing focus in this violence. District Administrator Swatantra Kuma... [Full Article...]

Victims of Attack in Iran Raise to 17, Terrorists Identified

It was the first time that ISIS , a Sunni Muslim group fighting Iranian-backed militias in Syria, has claimed responsibility for an attack in Iran and the choice of locations were also highly symbolic. The twin attacks were simultaneously carried out at around 10.30 a.m. In a region plagued by sectarian violence, residents of the capital have lived in a peaceful oasis. [Full Article...]

Iran: Tehran attackers had been to IS bastions Mosul, Raqqa

Iran: Tehran attackers had been to IS bastions Mosul, Raqqa The Islamic State claimed responsibility of the two attacks - a suicide bomb and gun assault - on the Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic Republic.The ISIS media wing, Amaq, claimed "fighters with the Islamic State" carried out the assault. [Full Article...]

ELECTION 2017 - Polling Day & what to do

ELECTION 2017 - Polling Day & what to do A total of 46.9million people are eligible to vote today. In a General Election the victorious party must win at least 326 seats to hold a majority, but if no party manages to do so then we'll have what's known as a hung parliament . South Swindon's result is expected at around 1am. The leader of the winning party traditionally waits for the leader of the losing party to concede defeat before... [Full Article...]

Addison Russell subject of domestic violence investigation after wife's Instagram post

Addison Russell subject of domestic violence investigation after wife's Instagram post Russell did not play in Wednesday night's game due to struggles at plate. It all started Wednesday evening with an Instagram post by Russell's wife, Melissa Russell . The investigation comes after Russell's wife, Melisa, suggested that their marriage was coming to an end in an Instagram post. "Hoping to empower other women to stand up for themselves and is not a crime AND". [Full Article...]

Oakland Ghost Ship Operators Built a Deathtrap, Prosecutors Say

Oakland Ghost Ship Operators Built a Deathtrap, Prosecutors Say O'Malley told reporters gathered at the press conference that Almena and Harris had "knowingly created a fire trap" and repeatedly lied to Oakland police about people living in the two-story warehouse. Along with master tenant Derick Almena , Max Harris - who also lived at the Ghost Ship and sometimes collected rent for Almena - was also arrested and criminally charged Monday. [Full Article...]


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