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NAFTA Talks Encroaching on Congressional Deadline

NAFTA Talks Encroaching on Congressional Deadline Lighthizer said he would continue to work toward "the best possible deal for American farmers, ranchers, workers, and businesses". But that could be politically damaging: The trade agreement benefits Republican-held states where agriculture is a big business, since Mexico and Canada are big buyers. [Full Article...]

Polish PM in Sofia for EU-Western Balkans summit

Polish PM in Sofia for EU-Western Balkans summit The 2015 migration crisis - in which hundreds of thousands entered the European Union via the western Balkan route - also provided a stark reminder of the region's importance to the bloc's own stability. The declaration says, in part: "the EU reaffirms its unequivocal support for the European perspective of the Western Balkans". Tusk said that while there were low expectations regarding Iran... [Full Article...]

Dead After School Bus Collides With Truck In New Jersey

Dead After School Bus Collides With Truck In New Jersey About 30 minutes after their arrival, however, they were told they had to return to school due to bad weather. Two people, including and multiple people were injured in the crash. State police say that an unknown number of children were on the bus and multiple victims have been sent to the hospital. The student says that the other children were wearing seatbelts at the time of the crash. [Full Article...]

Missouri Sens. McCaskill, Blunt split on approving Central Intelligence Agency chief

Missouri Sens. McCaskill, Blunt split on approving Central Intelligence Agency chief But Democrat Ron Wyden, one of the most strident opponents of the torture program, said he still has "grave concerns" about her suitability, rooted in still-classified matters that Haspel and the agency refused to make public. "I would not restart, under any circumstances, an interrogation program at CIA", Haspel testified. An undercover officer for most of her CIA career, Ms Haspel in 2002 serv... [Full Article...]

Frontier expanding San Antonio service

Frontier expanding San Antonio service The new route includes an 8:16 p.m. departure from Cleveland, arriving in San Antonio at 10:21 p.m. The flight will leave San Antonio at 7 a.m. and land at 9:15 a.m. Those routes, and several others, were eliminated a year ago after other airlines - chiefly United - cut fares to compete. Frontier a month ago began service from Albuquerque to Austin, Texas and to Orlando, Fla. [Full Article...]

Kumaraswamy attacks BJP, says JDS MLAs being offered Rs 100 Cr each

Kumaraswamy attacks BJP, says JDS MLAs being offered Rs 100 Cr each Both JDS-Congress combine and BJP had staked claim to form the government after a fractured verdict in the assembly elections. While some invoke the Goa case of 2017, where the governor invited the BJP despite Congress being the single largest party, to argue that the same principle should be applied here, the fact is that in Karnataka , the claim of the Congress and the JD (S) is on an even hi... [Full Article...]

Major Melbourne Airport security breach as furious passenger tries to board plane

Major Melbourne Airport security breach as furious passenger tries to board plane The extraordinary scenes unfolded today after the traveller missed his flight and attempted to forcefully enter another plane that was preparing for take off. A Jetstar spokeswoman told The West Online that its baggage handlers, went above and beyond to restrain the man. Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers took the person into custody, and have since charged him with one depend of illegal a... [Full Article...]

Cong to stake claim to form govt in Goa

Cong to stake claim to form govt in Goa In the Assembly elections held in March a year ago, the Congress had bagged 17 seats in the 40-member House, falling short of the majority figure by four seats. If they have allowed the single-largest party to come to power in Karnataka, then they should allow that here as well. RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav too wanted Bihar Governor Satyapal Malik to invite his party to form the government as the... [Full Article...]

US Air Force apologises for Yanny v Laurel tweet

US Air Force apologises for Yanny v Laurel tweet So, if you're hearing it on the phone, you may hear certain frequencies get damped, certain [ones] get enhanced. And at a lower pitch, you'll hear Laurel. "As we have seen over the last couple of days, the Taliban are unable to hold terrain during such isolated attacks and their unsuccessful raid attempts on district centers in Badakhshan, Baghlan, Faryab and Zabul", the statement said. [Full Article...]

France says Middle East is "explosive", disagrees with US policy

France says Middle East is Friday - the day protests usually peak - will be a key test of whether the current round of unrest will continue. Dozens of Palestinian civilians were killed during the protests, including children who had no relation to Hamas which Haley claimed was responsible for recent incidents in Gaza . [Full Article...]

Multiple people dead in shooting at Texas home

Multiple people dead in shooting at Texas home The injured woman was taken to the hospital of the city of Denton. Many said they were shocked as word quickly spread up and down the street about what had happened inside the home. "And they didn't listen, so now I don't have my babies". He stated that he didn't know her precise situation, however that he didn't consider that her accidents had been life-threatening. [Full Article...]

Merkel: Transatlantic ties must endure dispute about Iran nuclear deal

Merkel: Transatlantic ties must endure dispute about Iran nuclear deal German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the country is committed to fulfilling its global responsibilities. "This agreement is anything but ideal, but Iran complies, according to the IAEA, with its obligations under this deal". Von der Leyen said on Monday, however, that the increase outlined by her department would demonstrate to worldwide partners that Germany remained committed to its collecti... [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg agrees to European parliament meeting

Zuckerberg agrees to European parliament meeting The Conference of Presidents of the European Parliament will meet on May 22 with Zuckerberg to discuss the use of personal data of Facebook users, after which Tajani will inform media of the discussions. "Sorry that this is not a public hearing",- said Yurov. He said the appearance could be as early as next week , and would be "a step in the right direction to restore trust". [Full Article...]

California To Appeal Ruling On Life-Ending Drugs

California To Appeal Ruling On Life-Ending Drugs In 2015 California lawmakers fast-tracked the bill, known as the End of Life Option Act , and passed it during a special legislative session called to close a $1 billion funding gap in the MediCal program. She has testified several times against assisted suicide. Last June, Compassion & Choices, a group that supports end-of-life options, estimated that 504 Californians had received a lethal pre... [Full Article...]

Trump repaid attorney who paid off Stormy Daniels: ethics disclosure

Trump repaid attorney who paid off Stormy Daniels: ethics disclosure Trump has denied the allegations of having any intimate relationship with the adult-film star, but recently acknowledged that he reimbursed Cohen for his payments. In a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , Apol said the disclosure may be relevant to an investigation into the financial disclosure report Trump filed a year ago, which did not disclose the no-interest loan. [Full Article...]

'Horrific' crash involving school bus, dump truck reported in New Jersey

'Horrific' crash involving school bus, dump truck reported in New Jersey The crash involving the bus and a truck occurred in Mount Olive Township at about 10:20 a.m., authorities said. A sign outside of the East Brook Middle School in Paramus informed people to go to the auditorium for updates on the accident. [Full Article...]

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts from summit, shooting plume of ash

Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupts from summit, shooting plume of ash The Hawaii Fire Department reported "extremely unsafe air quality conditions due to high levels of sulfur dioxide gas in the evacuation area", civil defense officials said on Saturday. His business has been hit hard by fears of the volcano, once an attraction for visitors. Later emissions continued as high as 12,000 feet, USGS said. [Full Article...]

European Union takes United Kingdom to court over air pollution

European Union takes United Kingdom to court over air pollution In a statement sent to Post&Parcel, ClientEarth's CEO James Thornton said: "On top of our three successful cases, today's legal action from the European Commission is more damning evidence of the mountain the United Kingdom government still has to climb to bring air pollution to within legal limits". [Full Article...]

India's Hindu nationalists defeat Congress in state election

India's Hindu nationalists defeat Congress in state election In the run-up to the elections, while the JD (S) had accused the Congress of being "more unsafe than the BJP", the Congress had said HD Deve Gowda's party was working as " BJP's B team ". He also added that the BJP is misusing its power to form the government and cheat people. The Congress has said that the Governor of Karnataka inviting BS Yeddyurappa to take oath is murder of democracy. [Full Article...]

NJ School Bus and Truck Collide

NJ School Bus and Truck Collide The bus was carrying Paramus Middle School students who were on a field trip to Waterloo Village, a historic site in New Jersey. A red dump truck with severe front end damage was also seen at the scene. "There's an incredible emergency response from throughout Morris County and by state police". According to USA media, 10 people have been taken to the Hackettstown Medical Center, 10 have been ... [Full Article...]


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