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President Of Zimbabwe Can't Stay Awake at UN Meetings

President Of Zimbabwe Can't Stay Awake at UN Meetings The comments came after Mugabe was captured apparently dozing at a World Economic Forum meeting in South Africa this month. "In the case of Mandela, if you remember, you were not allowed to even use flashes whenever he was in the room", the Mugabe spokesman said. [Full Article...]

Trump eyes 'fast decision' on Federal Bureau of Investigation director as interviews begin

But Burr also said Trump's recent tweet about Comey was "inappropriate". In an extraordinary series of tweets on Friday morning, the US President warned that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey - a man he fired earlier this week - "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" "You're in a hard position if you ref... [Full Article...]

Sturgeon: Tories plan to "sacrifice" of Scottish economy to win Ukip vote

Over one in ten votes on Thursday were cast for independent candidates - in the Highlands and the Islands in particular, council elections are often still genuinely local rather than partisan battles. Professor Curtice said the Tories had failed to open a large gap between them and Labour, and that Kezia Dugdale's party was "down but not out". Overall, however, the party lost councillors. [Full Article...]

#LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russian Federation - and Rosie O'Donnell

The Russians used the photos to troll the White House in its social media posts Wednesday. "I am urging USA journalists not to lose their professional dignity and not to pin the blame on other people for their failure in organizing the photoshoot and the failure to provide access to their media". [Full Article...]

N.Korea missile flew about 700 km - S.Korea military

The North attempted but failed to test-launch ballistic missiles four consecutive times in the past two months but has conducted a variety of missile testing since the beginning of a year ago at an unprecedented pace. But despite poor relations, North Korea recently said it would hold talks with the USA "if the conditions were right". Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters Sunday that the launch... [Full Article...]

Pope canonises Portuguese child visionaries in Fatima

Pope Francis on Saturday canonized two of the three Fatima visionaries, brother and sister Francisco and Jacinta Marto, exactly 100 years after the Blessed Virgin Mary first appeared to them in Cova da Iria. The visions drew huge popular interest, bolstering the persecuted Catholic Church in Portugal. Speaking to all of the sick and suffering present, he said they should not think of themselve... [Full Article...]

Trudeau congratulates Macron on election as French president

Paris: Incoming French president Emmanuel Macron was starting to build his centrist government today, with his former Socialist boss Manuel Valls jockeying for position in a radically changed political landscape. He's proposed slashing payroll taxes, but not increasing the hours in the work week, for instance. "I can tell you that, right now, we are discovering a lot of new friends". [Full Article...]

General election 2017: Scotland's political leaders step up their campaigns

The fact that the party won only 32% in the local elections would seem to raise questions about its ability to repeat that feat. In Paisley's Ferguslie Park, identified past year as having Scotland's greatest level of deprivation, the Tories chalked up a councillor. [Full Article...]

Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

He leans heavily on daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law Jared Kushner, as well as Hope Hicks, his trusted campaign spokeswoman and Keith Schiller, his longtime bodyguard. Much of Trump's ire has been focused on the communications team, all of whom were caught off guard by Comey's ouster. Asked about the differing statements he and his White House offered, Trump said, "Well, that's an interestin... [Full Article...]

Texas Bans Sanctuary Cities Despite Police Opposition

Texas Bans Sanctuary Cities Despite Police Opposition Bexar County and city leaders are asking Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to veto Senate Bill 4, the bill that bans so-called " sanctuary cities ". "The Texas sanctuary city ban wins final legislative approval". "Anti-Israel policies are anti-Texas policies, and we will not tolerate such actions against an important ally", Texas Governor Greg Abbott said Tuesday. [Full Article...]

North Korea Says Will Have Dialogue With US Under Right Conditions: Yonhap

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed by phone North Korea's latest missile test, while his top national security adviser also spoke with his USA counterpart. North Korea's U.N. Mission is calling what it says was a "terrorist" plot by the United States and South Korean intelligence agencies to kill leader Kim Jung Un a "declaration of war". [Full Article...]

Trump, Moon to Meet 'as Soon as Possible'

Moon named Suh Hoon, a career spy agency official and a veteran of inter-Korea ties, as the head of the National Intelligence Service. Ties between Seoul and Beijing have soured over the South's deployment of a controversial USA anti-missile system aimed at guarding against threats from the nuclear-armed North. [Full Article...]

Lampard fires warning to Chelsea after title triumph

Lampard fires warning to Chelsea after title triumph In truth though the title was won in the Autumn. More live football than ever before, the British & Irish Lions tour and much, much more... Antonio Conte has hinted he wants to stay at Chelsea despite being repeatedly linked to a return to his native Italy with Inter Milan. [Full Article...]

South Korea: Rival North Korea launches ballistic missile

South Korea: Rival North Korea launches ballistic missile A statement said that the missile was sacked from near Kusong City, in North Pyongan province, and that the South Korean and USA militaries are analyzing the details. He said the government strongly condemned this "grave challenge to the peace and security of the Korean peninsula and the global community", his spokesman Yoon Young-Chan said. [Full Article...]

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas documents from Flynn in Russian Federation probe

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas documents from Flynn in Russian Federation probe The acting chief of the FBI told the US Congress that Trump's shock firing of James Comey will not derail the investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election. WASHINGTON | Federal prosecutors have issued grand jury subpoenas seeking business records from people who worked with former USA national security adviser Michael Flynn when he was a private citizen, CNN reported on Tuesd... [Full Article...]

UK's Theresa May Maintains Strong Lead in Weekend Opinion Polls

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron claimed strong performances in target areas like St Albans, where he addressed activists, meant his party was on track to more than double its presence of nine MPs at Westminster. Liberal Democrats had a mixed election. Of course Theresa May performed a massive U-turn, called a General Election and made them doubly hard for us. [Full Article...]

South Korea military reports North Korea has launched a missile

South Korea military reports North Korea has launched a missile North Korea has previously attempted at least nine missile launches on six occasions since U.S. President Donald Trump was inaugurated in January. An American official confirmed the missile launch to ABC News . "Despite strong warning from the worldwide community, North Korea launched a ballistic missile again", Abe said. "All relevant parties should exercise restraint". [Full Article...]

Capsule preview of the Spurs-Warriors conference finals

He's been spotty for the Spurs throughout the playoffs, though he finished with 34 points and 16 rebounds against the Rockets in Game 6 . Prediction: Warriors in 5. Popovich announced before the game that Leonard would not play. "I think this one prepared us for the next one", said Green reflecting on his team's collective effort. [Full Article...]

SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches ballistic missile

North Korea needs tests to flawless its missile program, but it also is thought to stage its launches after the elections of new USA and South Korean presidents in an attempt to gauge a new administration's reaction. According to senior presidential secretary Yoon Young-chan, Moon expressed "deep regret" over the fact this "provocation" occurred just days after a new government was sworn in in Sou... [Full Article...]

Monitor: Turkish internet users unable to access Wikipedia

Monitor: Turkish internet users unable to access Wikipedia The decision was also based on Wikipedia's failure to remove content promoting terrorism and accusing Turkey of cooperation with various terror groups, Anadolu Agency reported . Erdogan, who has dominated Turkey since 2003 as premier and now president, narrowly won the April 16 referendum on enhancing his powers which supporters believe will lead to better government but critics say creates o... [Full Article...]


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