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Israeli minister calls to close UNESCO's Jerusalem office after contested vote

He noted that the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy and the Netherlands all voted no, and that India abstained. Over the past year, 60 Israeli civilians and security force personnel were killed, according to the defence ministry. [Full Article...]

Boks draw World Cup champs NZ at RWC 2019

Hosts Japan will meet Scotland and Ireland in Pool A , alongside a European qualifier and the victor of a play-off featuring teams from Oceania and Europe. Conor O'Shea's Italy have been handed a very tough draw, against Champions New Zealand and South Africa . Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits playing hosts Japan will make the World Cup campaign more challenging than it m... [Full Article...]

Eddie Jones laughs off 'group of death' tag

Eddie Jones' men will have some practice when they take on Argentina in two Tests this summer. If they win the pool, Australia would face the second place team from England, France and Argentina's pool in the quarter-finals, but coach Michael Cheika said figuring out the possible permutations was not that important. [Full Article...]

Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russia probe

Mark Warner, the committee's Democratic vice chairman, say the panel had first requested the documents from Flynn on April 28. Former Trump adviser Roger Stone says he will "fully comply" with the Senate intelligence committee's request for information and documents relating to its Russian Federation investigation. [Full Article...]

Emmanuel Macron resigns as party chief

THE election of Emmanuel Macron as the new president of France was welcomed by many world leaders who had feared that France might go the way of the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US) with their inward-looking protectionist policies. [Full Article...]

Texas police chiefs oppose 'constitutional carry' bill

Immigration and Customs Enforcement. It also provides civil penalties for entities in violation of the provision that begin at $1,000 for a first offense and climb to as high as $25,500 for each subsequent infraction. "All three branches of government have so far strayed from what the Constitution provides [that] it is impossible to put that genie back in the box by just one president", Abbott sai... [Full Article...]

President Trump Details Conversations With James Comey

Asked whether the situation looks like an exchange: US President Donald Trump dismisses the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, who was investigating his alleged ties with Russian Federation, and Moscow replaces Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak, Peskov said: "No, it does not look like it". [Full Article...]

USA executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case

USA executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case The second and third men were Marcel Williams, 46, and Jack Jones, 52, who were put to death in back-to-back executions on April 25. "I seek forgiveness. Williams, 46, was convicted of suffocating a young mother of two after raping her. Stacy Errickson typically carpooled to work in North Little Rock with a friend, but the 22-year-old drove her own truck on November 20, 1994. [Full Article...]

Air Canada to launch own loyalty program; shares soar

Air Canada to launch own loyalty program; shares soar Members' miles will remain with Aeroplan even after the current agreement ends. Until Air Canada's contract with Aimia expires in June 2020, miles earned for travel on Air Canada flights will be credited to travellers' Aeroplan accounts. The relationship has been confusing to customers, with many not understanding Aeroplan is part of a different company than Air Canada. However, frequent flyers ... [Full Article...]

South Korea's new leader discusses North Korea, defense system with China's Xi

Speaking to supporters on Tuesday night, Mr. Moon said he would serve all South Koreans and build "a just, united country". "If the condition is created, I will also go to Pyongyang ". That could mean expanding operations at the jointly-run Kaesong Industrial Complex and sending more investment across the border. But more engagement could drive a wedge between Seoul and Washington, which has ta... [Full Article...]

Petronas Canada project in spotlight as British Columbia Liberals lose majority

Petronas Canada project in spotlight as British Columbia Liberals lose majority He made sure later to give his "peeps" back home kudos for knocking on a lot of doors, making a lot of sandwiches and talking to a lot of people this past month. Advance votes are still being counted tonight and could swing the result in some close ridings. Neither captured the 44 seats necessary to form a majority government. [Full Article...]

Nigeria identifies 82 freed Chibok girls; parents await word

Nigeria identifies 82 freed Chibok girls; parents await word April 13, 2016: Boko Haram video appears to show some of the Chibok girls, and tearful mothers recognize their daughters. Presidency spokesman Garba Shehu gave an indication of the potential difficulties facing those who were freed by disclosing that one girl had refused to leave. [Full Article...]

Female senators will be included in health group

While we applaud the Republican majority in the Senate for putting the brakes on the anti-Obamacare bill, we are concerned about what comes next. "If just one state ( as Wisconsin's governor has already suggested he would consider ) chooses to pursue the coverage waivers under the new AHCA, a big company could simply impose this 'lowest common insurance denominator" of coverage to all its U.S. [Full Article...]

ASEAN countries continue to court China

ASEAN countries continue to court China The 30th ASEAN Summit held in the Philippines last week ended on a high note for relations with Beijing, as the chairman's statement left out mention of China's activities in the South China Sea. China has been turning reefs and shoals in areas of the sea claimed by the Philippines and other nations into artificial islands, and installing military facilities there. [Full Article...]

Conservatives open up record lead - ICM poll

The Tories have gained massive ground from the UKIP and Labour but the party has chosen to strike a note of caution to prevent its prospective MPs becoming too complacent in the general election campaign. "We will have to wait and see what the final results are? and overall, of course, the turnout is much lower than you get in a general election", said United Kingdom defence secretary Michael Fall... [Full Article...]

Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

But given the backdrop of a Russian effort to boost Trump's prospects of winning the election, all meetings between senior campaign figures and Russian officials deserve scrutiny. 'Russia must be laughing up their sleeves watching as the US tears itself apart over a Democrat EXCUSE for losing the election, ' Trump wrote . "Diplomatic encounters can sometimes be a cover for covert operations", J... [Full Article...]

Sergey Lavrov's White House visit reveals little about Trump and Russian Federation

Sergey Lavrov's White House visit reveals little about Trump and Russian Federation US Attorney General Jeff Sessions also recused himself from the probe of Russian ties to the Trump campaign after admitting that he failed to disclose during his confirmation hearing that he held two meetings with Kislyak previous year. During Tillerson's visit to Moscow in April, the NBC News chief foreign correspondent likewise shouted out a question before the diplomats had even sat down for a ... [Full Article...]

Former FBI director James Comey pens farewell letter to colleagues

The position is now held by Andrew McCabe , who was the senior deputy to Mr Comey. But Mr Trump is expected to appoint an interim replacement, ahead of a permanent one. That set in motion a series of events that led to Mr Nixon's resignation in 1974. But yesterday Gonzales said on NPR that "if in fact there is a reason for why now, I think the White House needs to come out very, very quickly ... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu calls United States mainstream media 'fake news' for false reporting about Hamas

Haniyeh's first task will be to cope with escalating tensions between Hamas and Fatah. The Palestinian Authority is determined to "dry up" all sources of funding for the Hamas government in Gaza , Dr. The year he graduated, 1987, marked the start of the first Palestinian mass uprising against Israeli occupation, known as the First Intifada, and the subsequent founding of Hamas as an official gr... [Full Article...]

Former French Prime Minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

Former French Prime Minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections The polls were correct, and Macron won way in excess of the 50 percent required in the final round of an election that has left France bitterly divided. Mr Macron's campaign spokesperson Christophe Castaner said Mr Valls "had a good chance" of being accepted into the fold but that he had to submit an official application. [Full Article...]


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