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Masked protesters injure MPs in Macedonian parliament

Huge mobs of protesters have broken through a police cordon and stormed Macedonia's parliament, launching attacks on the country's politicians. "Police actions were badly organised, especially compared to last year's protests, policemen were even recorded to greet the protesters and sing nationalistic songs with them", Andreja Stojkovski, president and senior researcher at the Skopje-based EUROT... [Full Article...]

Truce in Syria safe zones mostly observed

Truce in Syria safe zones mostly observed However, in some areas there have been local, unsubstantial clashes. The rebel commander said the general level of violence was reduced, but added: "Regime attempts (to advance) in the Hama countryside continue". Another question left unanswered is how the deal would affect US airstrikes targeting al-Qaida's positions in Syria. If it worked, the ceasefire could be extended with the agreement o... [Full Article...]

South Korean leader Moon discuss North Korea with China's Xi: Blue House

Last week, North Korea made a fairly sensational allegation: that in 2014, the CIA and South Korea's National Intelligence Service conspired to assassinate Kim Jong Un with a biochemical weapon. China says the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) undermines its security as its powerful radar can probe deep into its territory. China has protested against the deployment saying the system's ... [Full Article...]

Nigerian official says more Chibok girls have been released

Nigerian official says more Chibok girls have been released The President made this known in Abuja on Sunday at a reception organised in honour of the rescued girls who were brought to Abuja after their release on Saturday. Although the army has retaken much of the territory initially lost to Boko Haram, large parts of the northeast, particularly in Borno state, remain under threat from the militants. [Full Article...]

Venezuela protester shot in head in anti-government protests dies

Venezuela protester shot in head in anti-government protests dies Finally, he said that tomorrow, representatives of the coalition Mesa de la Unidad Democratica and other groups of the opposition will be welcomed by the Presidential Commission at the Salon Ayacucho in the Miraflores Palace (headquarters of the Government). [Full Article...]

I might release tax returns -- when I'm out of office

But, his staff confirmed, he had not yet made an official request for an explanation from Trump . The letter released Friday is dated March 8 and addressed to Trump. He also sold a Palm Beach estate to a Russian businessman in 2008. The anchor asked about money he may have received from Russian Federation, not investments he's made in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

China's Xi speaks with new South Korean president about North Korea

Choe Son Hui, North Korea's foreign ministry director general for US affairs, made the comment to reporters in Beijing as she was travelling home from Norway, Yonhap said. The call from Xi to congratulate Moon on his inauguration the day before was the first of its kind from a Chinese leader to his new South Korean counterpart, the statement said. [Full Article...]

Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo, governors' wives visit rescued 82 Chibok girls

Aisha Buhari, Dolapo Osinbajo, governors' wives visit rescued 82 Chibok girls Amnesty International said on Saturday that holding the released girls in lengthy detention and for security screening "can only add to their suffering and plight". Psychologist Somiari Demm, who counseled former Boko Haram captives sponsored to go to the United States to study, said the girls' families must play a big part in their healing. [Full Article...]

Philippines tourist sites face kidnapping threat

Philippines tourist sites face kidnapping threat Canada warned that "boaters in waters around Mindanao and in the Sulu Sea, as well as visitors to southern Palawan Island, southern Negros Island or Siquijor Island, may also face an elevated threat of kidnapping". Security forces found the militants a day after they arrived on speedboats at Bohol, which is 300 miles north of the terror group's bases. Nine militants, three soldiers and one polic... [Full Article...]

Kapil Mishra files 3 complaints with CBI, threatens to launch hunger strike

The legislator from Burari will start the strike by paying respectS at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial and then sit outside Mr. Mishra's house in Civil Lines. Mishra also accused the AAP of planning attacks on him and said: "When I was attacked (on Wednesday evening), Sanjay Singh held a press conference instantly and said that the attacker was a Bharatiya Janta Party worker". [Full Article...]

Kushner Family 'Invest $500K and Immigrate to the U.S.'

Kushner Family 'Invest $500K and Immigrate to the U.S.' Kushner's sister Nicole Meyer promoted One Journal Square , a Kushner Companies' development in Jersey City, at an event Sunday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Shanghai, according to participants. Bi Ting, a 34-year-old woman who attended the Shanghai event, said having the name of the US president's son-in-law associated with it was "a bonus for the project". [Full Article...]

Senate Intel Panel Subpoenas Flynn for Russia-related Documents

Senate Intel Panel Subpoenas Flynn for Russia-related Documents Committee chairman Republican Richard Burr had previously warned he would issue subpoenas for those who did not cooperate with the investigation. "The subpoena requests documents relevant to the Committee's investigation into Russian interference with the 2016 election", Burr and Warner said . [Full Article...]

South Korea to attend China's Silk Road summit amid diplomatic rift

North Korea claims the primary suspect is a man identified only by the ubiquitous surname "Kim". The experts also suggested Trump take steps to reassure South Korea on US security commitments, such as deployments of conventional USA military capabilities, efforts to enhance South Korea's self-defense capabilities and visible joint military exercises with the United States. [Full Article...]

I might release tax returns - when I'm out of office

Trump told NBC on Thursday: "I've given the letter to Senator Lindsey Graham, he has the letter, and I think frankly". I had the Miss Universe pageant, which I owned for quite a while. But an outside tax lawyer reviewed it and concluded it is "unhelpful" if the goal is to fully gauge any potential Russian entanglements the president may have. [Full Article...]

BC Liberals win minority government, Green Party wins 3 key seats

They finished with more than 16 per cent of the popular vote based on Tuesday's preliminary results. The usually affable Horgan led an aggressive campaign to bring his party's seats within two of the Liberals, showing he is not above getting dirty in the political trenches to secure victory. [Full Article...]

Surprise! Senate Fails to Repeal Obama-Era Rule

Surprise! Senate Fails to Repeal Obama-Era Rule It targeted methane, a potent greenhouse gas that accounted for about 10 percent of all USA greenhouse gas emissions from human activities in 2015. After the final vote was submitted, Republicans held the vote open, in case anyone might want to change his or her vote, but no senators changed their mind and the vote stayed the same. [Full Article...]

India's Modi emphasizes links with Sri Lanka to deepen ties

India's Modi emphasizes links with Sri Lanka to deepen ties Modi's visit to Sri Lanka - his second since coming to power in 2014 - is being seen as New Delhi's attempt to win back support and counter Beijing's push for closer ties with the Indian Ocean nation. "Buddhism and its various strands are deep seated in our governance, culture and philosophy", said the Prime Minister. A 1987 accord between India and Sri Lanka provides that their territories not ... [Full Article...]

McDonnell: Labour Will "Come Out Fighting" From Historic Council Election Loss

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron claimed only his party could prevent a Conservative "coronation", despite its failure to make a hoped-for breakthrough in its former South West stronghold. We lost seats but we are closing the gap on the Conservatives", he said. "This is not about who wins and who loses in the local elections: it is about continuing to fight for the best Brexit deal". [Full Article...]

Wendys Co (WEN) Receives $14.08 Consensus PT from Analysts

Wendys Co (WEN) Receives $14.08 Consensus PT from Analysts The firm is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, May 10th. Revenues fell 24.6% from a year ago to $285.8 million, but still beat analysts' view for $282.03 million. In the transaction dated December 06, 2016, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director, 10% Owner; PELTZ NELSON added a total of 3,743,384 shares at an av... [Full Article...]

Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russian Federation probe

Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russian Federation probe Instead, he chose to play up former director of national intelligence James Clapper's acknowledgement during the same hearing that he was not aware of any evidence of collusion between the president and Russian Federation, which American intelligence has concluded tried to sway the United States election in Mr Trump's favour. [Full Article...]


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